History - Friday - July 29, 2011
1773 - The first schoolhouse to be located west of the Allegheny
Mountains was built in Schoenbrunn, OH.
1786 - "The Pittsburgh Gazette" became the first newspaper west of the
Alleghenies to be published. The paper's name was later changed to "The
1874 - Major Walter Copton Winfield of England received U.S. patent for
the lawn-tennis court.
1890 - Artist Vincent van Gogh died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in
1914 - The first transcontinental telephone service was inaugurated when
two people held a conversation between New York, NY and San Francisco,
1957 - Jack Paar began hosting the "Tonight" show on NBC-TV. The name of
the show was changed to "The Jack Paar Show." Paar was host for five
1957 - The International Atomic Energy Agency was established.
1958 - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was
authorized by the U.S. Congress.
1967 - Fire swept the USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin. 134 U.S.
servicemen were killed.
1968 - Pope Paul VI reaffirmed the Roman Catholic Church's stance
against artificial methods of birth control.
1975 - OAS (Organization of American States) members voted to lift
collective sanctions against Cuba. The U.S. government welcomed the
action and announced its intention to open serious discussions with Cuba
1981 - England's Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer were married.
1985 - General Motors announced that Spring Hill, TN, would be the home
of the Saturn automobile assembly plant.
1993 - The Israeli Supreme Court acquitted retired Ohio autoworker John
Demjanjuk of being Nazi death camp guard "Ivan the Terrible." His death
sentence was thrown out and he was set free.
1997 - Minamata Bay in Japan was declared free of mercury 40 years after
contaminated food fish were blamed for deaths and birth defects.
1998 - The United Auto Workers union ended a 54-day strike against
General Motors. The strike caused $2.8 billion in lost revenues.
2005 - Astronomers announced that they had discovered a new planet
larger than Pluto in orbit around the sun.
Norway's 'lone-wolf' attacks stir angst in Europe
European officials at an emergency counter-terror meeting see a
continent-wide threat from right-wing extremists amid mounting
Islamophobia - and warn of possible copycats.
Afghan Taliban launch twin attacks in the south
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Two suicide bombers and militants armed with
heavy weapons launched twin attacks targeting the Afghan government and
its allies Thursday, killing at least 19 people in the latest outburst
of violence weakening the government's grip on the Taliban's southern
US to continue spy flights after jets 'pursued' by China over Taiwan
Taiwan's defence ministry said it sent two F-16 fighters to intercept
the Chinese Sukhoi-27 jets near the central line across the 113-mile
wide Strait in late June, the first such incursion for 12 years.
Report: 3,000 people missing in Syrian uprising
(AP) BEIRUT — A global campaigning organization said Thursday that one
person disappears in Syria every hour and that almost 3,000 people have
gone missing since the start of the uprising against President Bashar
Assad more than four months ago.
Australian Airports To Test Non Irradiating Body Scanners
Australian airports have begun trialing body scanning technology that
neither emits any form of radiation, nor produces a naked image of the
person passing through it...
U.S. News, Politics & Government
AWOL Soldier Arrested Over Concerns of 2nd Alleged Plot to Attack Ft.
An Army private has been arrested in connection with an alleged plot to
attack Fort Hood soldiers that authorities suggest was close to being
carried out. The arrest, first reported by Fox News, comes nearly two
years after a deadly shooting rampage at the base.
Rural US disappearing? Population share hits low
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rural America now accounts for just 16 percent of the
nation's population, the lowest ever.
Ex-astronaut Lisa Nowak forced out of Navy
A former astronaut banished from NASA after she confronted a romantic
rival in a bizarre episode is being kicked out of the Navy, officials
Capt. Lisa Nowak will retire with an "other than honorable" discharge
and her pay grade will be knocked down one rank, Assistant Secretary of
Navy Juan Garcia said in a statement.
U.S. intelligence: Al-Qaida near collapse
ARLINGTON, Va., July 27 (UPI) -- The killing of Osama bin Laden and
seven years of CIA drone strikes have pushed al-Qaida to the brink of
collapse, U.S. counterterrorism officials say. Terrorism against the
United States and Americans will likely continue...
Obama to Approve ‘Al-Qaeda Embassy’ in Washington
The Obama administration is preparing to follow Britain in recognizing
the rebel National Transitional Council as the official government of
Libya by approving an embassy in Washington DC, which given the fact
that the rebel army is spearheaded by Al-Qaeda militants who have killed
VIDEO: 9/11 Cancer Study Pits Scientists Against First Responders
On Tuesday, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
published a review finding there is "very little" evidencing linking
cancer and the release of toxins in the air when the World Trade Center
collapsed, which led to the fund's decision to withhold compensation. As
a result, first responders and their supporters are clashing with the
DU – You Don’t Have To Inhale Or Ingest It For It To Make You Sick
From Multiple Horses’ Mouths: More, Much More on Ignored and Suppressed
US Government and Military Data that Show the Threat of Harmful Effects
of “Consolidated Quantities” of Concentrated “Depleted” Uranium (DU)
QUARTZITE, AZ: Escalation in Arizona: Firearms confiscated
Residents of the Arizona town that's now a YouTube sensation after
police forcibly removed a woman speaking at a recent public meeting are
now experiencing firearms confiscation by the government.
15 Years in Prison For Taping the Cops? How Eavesdropping Laws Are
Taking Away Our Best Defense Against Police Brutality
More and more people use their smart phones to record police misconduct.
But laws against wiretapping are being used to intimidate and stop them.
Busting Posse Comitatus: Military Cops Arrest Civilians in Florida City
“Here at Homestead Air Reserve Base we have the Crime Stop hotline that
allows anyone either on base or off the installation to anonymously
report a crime,” explains the Homestead Air Reserve Base website.
IMF and CFR Insider Recruited by Obama White House
The Obama administration has recruited an IMF insider to be White House
special assistant to the president for international economic affairs.
On Thursday, Caroline Atkinson resigned from the globalist organization
where she was director of external relations.
WRAPUP 9-Republican rebels force new delay in US debt crisis
WASHINGTON, July 28 (Reuters) - Urgent efforts to avoid an unprecedented
U.S. debt default hit another snag on Thursday when some rebel
Republican lawmakers refused to back a budget deficit plan proposed by
their own congressional leaders.
TSA readying new behavior detection plan for airport checkpoints
The federal government is planning to introduce new behavior detection
techniques at airport checkpoints as soon as next month, Transportation
Security Administration chief John Pistole said Thursday.
Support for Ron Paul Runs High Among Members of the Military
In fact, Paul’s popularity is so high among U.S. service members that
the Texas Congressman’s presidential campaign has received more money
from U.S. soldiers than any other candidate in the 2012 presidential
VIDEO: Ron Paul's thoughts on the debt issue and why he's voting NO
Heritage Foundation Study Encourages Americans to Understand National
and International Poverty
The national news is buzzing about
a study released by the Heritage Foundation about modern poverty in
the United States. Political pundits are using this study to fuel the
fire in the debate about the debt-ceiling crisis and the issue of
Marc Faber - The “Great (Monetary) Reset” Will Destroy Cash
With gold trading strong above $1,600, today King World News interviewed
one of the greats, Dr. Marc Faber, Editor and Publisher of the Gloom
Boom Doom report. When asked if there will soon be a deal on the debt
ceiling in the US Faber stated, “Yes, I’m sure there will be an
agreement, but it doesn’t solve the fundamental problem of excessive
debt and of further, very substantial deficits.
Audio interview here.(scroll down to lower left hand corner on this
hyperlink for the audio )
VIDEO: CNN's Jack Cafferty: GE Moves $14 Billion Per Year X-Ray Business
Cafferty and Blitzer also remind viewers that that GE paid no corporate
income taxes for 2009 and 2010 despite making several billion in
U.S.-based profits. Don't forget that Immelt is the head of Obama's Jobs
Council and a board member of the New York Federal Reserve.
How The Two-Party Oligarchy Uses The Democrat Vs Republican Charade To
Loot The Country
The tragic comedy that is the deficit debate is helping to further
expose the opening salvo of another “brutal campaign of economic shock
and awe,” or as journalistic appeasers would say, “austerity.”
The truth about the Social Security Act..
You may be surprised to learn that evidence exists that you have had a
make-believe twin from the time your mother and father permitted a Birth
Certificate to be filed for you. This make-believe friend is not real,
but artificial. It was created by law and is hereafter referred to as
the Straw Man; an artificial entity that has a name very similar to
yours. Here is the legal definition of straw man...
Related article & video.
VIDEO: Six plumes erupt over 12 hours - California and Nevada - ALL
Earth so you can view these volcanic spots for yourself. For daily
New NASA Data Blow Gaping Hole In Global Warming Alarmism
The study indicates far less future global warming will occur than
United Nations computer models have predicted, and supports prior
studies indicating increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide trap far less
heat than alarmists have claimed.
Missouri To Stay Out Of Its Banks For 2 More Months
Authorities said it will be late September or early October before the
Missouri River returns to its banks. Upstream water releases at Gavins
Exxon’s Oil on 60% of Yellowstone River Shore
The tally released Tuesday by Montana Department of Environmental
Quality director Richard Opper offers one the first clear gauges of the
scope of the spill after weeks of high water slowed access to fouled
Coast Guard Testifies It’s Totally Unprepared for an Arctic Oil Spill
USCG Admiral Robert Papp countered the oil industry’s claims that it
would be prepared for an oil spill, saying: “If this were to happen off
the North Slope of Alaska, we’d have nothing. We’re starting from ground
zero today…. We have zero to operate with at present.”
Al Gore’s “drowned polar bear” AIT source under investigation
JUNEAU, Alaska — A federal wildlife biologist whose observation in 2004
of presumably drowned polar bears in the Arctic helped to galvanize the
global warming movement has been placed on administrative leave...
Part Human/Part Animal Hybrid Monsters Are Being Created By Scientists
All Over The Planet
Crazed scientists all over the globe are "playing god" with the very
building blocks of life. Today, thanks to extraordinary advances in the
field of genetic modification, scientists are now able to do things that
were once unthinkable.
Cloned beagle glows in the dark, comes with on/off switch
The switch isn't like a big metal toggle on the dog's butt or anything;
it's a chemical trigger. If you give this dog (a two year old female
beagle named Tegon) an antibiotic called doxycycline along with her
food, she'll start to glow under ultraviolet light:
Poll Finds Americans Gloomy On Some Promises In Health Law
Americans are pessimistic that the new health care law will improve the
quality of medicine, do a better job protecting consumers or lower
costs, a new poll shows.
New concerns over swine flu jab after children given it 'hit by sudden
A swine flu vaccine which has been given to thousands of children in
Britain may cause the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Symptoms include
excessive daytime sleepiness and nodding off suddenly without warning.
(April 2011 article but worth reading)
Cataracts, hips, knees and tonsils: NHS begins rationing operations
Two-thirds of health trusts in England are rationing treatments for
"non-urgent" conditions as part of the drive to reduce costs in the NHS
by £20bn over the next four years.
Widely used CAD mammography tool fails to find invasive breast cancer,
causes needless tests and stress
(NaturalNews) Computer-aided detection (CAD) technology, which analyzes
mammography images and marks suspicious areas for radiologists to
review, has been widely hyped and pushed on women as a way to insure
invasive breast cancer is spotted on mammograms...
Vitamin E tocotrienols improve metabolic markers to prevent vascular and
Very few people realize that there are eight different fractions of
vitamin E known as tocotrienols that are essential to optimal health and
protect against vascular diseases such as heart disease and stroke.
Tocotrienols are so critical...
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Guerilla gardeners sow seed bombs worldwide
Where blighted or abandoned land sits idle in vacant lots or on street
meridians, under park benches or in the bare areas under trees, look for
a latter day Johnny Appleseed to take aim. Under the radar of city
planners and police, they may...
engineered maize with synthetic toxin approved for usage in EU food and
Maize producing three different insecticidal toxins, one of which is
synthesized artificially was approved for usage in food and feed by the
Microalgae could be Texas' next big cash crop
There are an estimated 200,000 to 800,000 species of microalgae --
microscopic algae that thrive in freshwater and marine systems;
scientists say microalgae offers a huge, untapped source of fuel, food,
feed, pharmaceuticals, and even pollution-busters; it is set to be
Texas' next big cash crop
VIDEO: Fox News Says Poor Are Really Rich – Colbert Explains
Political Satire/Parody: Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert Tuesday
outlined a new report by the conservative Heritage Foundation that
complains the poor in America “have air
conditioning, cable TV, and a host of other modern amenities.”
Why Men Die First
It's not because they want to...
History - Thursday - July 28, 2011
1821 - Peru declared its independence from Spain.
1865 - The American Dental Association proposed its first code of
1866 - The metric system was legalized by the U.S. Congress for the
standardization of weights and measures throughout the United States.
1868 - The Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was declared in
effect. The amendment guaranteed due process of law.
1896 - The city of Miami, FL, was incorporated.
1914 - World War I officially began when Austria-Hungary declared war on
1941 - Plans for the Pentagon were approved by the U.S. House of
1942 - L.A. Thatcher received a patent for a coin-operated mailbox. The
device stamped envelopes when money was inserted.
1945 - A U.S. Army bomber crashed into the 79th floor of New York City's
Empire State Building. 14 people were killed and 26 were injured.
1965 - U.S. President Johnson announced he was increasing the number of
American troops in South Vietnam from 75,000 to 125,000.
1976 - An earthquake in northern China, killed at least 242,000 people.
1982 - San Francisco, CA, became the first city in the U.S. to ban
1998 - Bell Atlantic and GTE announced $52 billion deal that created the
second-largest phone company.
1998 - Monica Lewinsky received blanket immunity from prosecution to
testify before a grand jury about her relationship with U.S. President
2006 - Researchers announced that two ancient reptiles had been found
off Australia. The Umoonasaurus and Opallionectes were the first of
their kind to be found in the period soon after the Jurassic era.
Iran revolutionary guards' commander set to become president of Opec
Rostam Ghasemi, who is blacklisted by western powers, could have major
role in determining global oil price.
Russia threatens to wreck the reset
Russia has threatened the Obama administration that it will end
cooperation on Iran and prevent the transfer of material to Afghanistan
if Congress passes a law criticizing Russian human rights practices.
Classified report: Russia tied to blast at U.S. embassy
U.S. intelligence agencies concluded in a classified report late last
year that Russia’s military intelligence was responsible for a bomb
blast that occurred at an exterior wall of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi,
Georgia, in September.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Black Helicopters Seen In Multiple States As Pentagons Deployment Of
20,000 Troops Inside United States Set To Be Ready This Year
Since our groundbreaking article, Pentagon To Deploy 20,000 Troops In
CONUS For Civil Unrest, we have received many different tips and eye
witness accounts related to the possible deployment of foreign and/or
American military to quell civil unrest inside the United States as well
as a reports of a growing number of large, unmarked black helicopters.
**MEDIA ALERT** Military Training Exercises to Take Place In and Around
Joint federal military training exercises will take place within and
around the Boston area between July 26th and August 5th.
Former Blackwater firm moves to Washington area
Xe still has major contracts with the Pentagon, the State Department and
other U.S. agencies. In recent months, USTC has made several prominent
hires, including of well-known Washington figures. Former Attorney
General John Ashcroft now serves as Xe’s ethics adviser, and Jack Quinn,
a top lobbyist and former counsel to President Bill Clinton, is an
The United States Exists in Two Forms
The rewritten Constitution of the UNITED STATES CORPORATION bypasses the
original Constitution for the United States of America, which explains
why our Congressmen and Senators don’t abide by it, and the President
can write Executive Orders to do whatever he/she wants. They are
following corporate laws that completely strip sovereigns of their God
given unalienable rights.
Texas DPS “Aggressively” Recruits Former Military
An email received by Infowars.com documents an “aggressive” effort by
the Texas Department of Safety to recruit former members of the
military. The email consists of an internal memo sent to DPS employees.
The information was not intended to be released to the citizens of
Federal aid won't cover 9/11-related cancer
New Yorkers in the area during the World Trade Center attacks now
suffering from cancer will not be covered under federal aid, the
National Institute for Occupation Safety and Health reported Tuesday.
Forced DNA Collection Without Search Warrant Violates Privacy Rights
he forced collection of DNA samples from arrestees without search
warrants violates their Fourth Amendment right to privacy, the
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) told a federal appeals court in an
amicus brief filed Monday.
Bill Harming Online Privacy Moving Through Congress
Today, the House Judiciary Committee is voting whether to approve
legislation that would create a sweeping new provision requiring
Internet companies (email, cloud, social networking, and more) to
collect and retain hundreds of millions of records about the identity of
online users. The bill, HR 1981...
US Postal Service plans to close 3,653 post offices
Unfortunately, in a very strange twist of fate, exactly 236 years to the
day of Franklin’s founding of his post office, the operators of the
Franklin branch, along with the postmasters of 3,653 other post offices
throughout the nation, were informed that their branches are likely to
be shut down.
Complete List of branches being considered for closing - listed by State
VIDEO: Can Obama Use The 14th Amendment And Raise The Debt Ceiling
Alone? Hell No Says Judge Napolitano
Obama urged to invoke 14th Amendment as debt ceiling deadline nears
Clyburn, the third-ranking House Democrat, said Wednesday that if the
president is delivered a bill to raise the debt ceiling for only a short
period of time, he should instead veto it and turn to the phrase in the
Constitution that says the validity of the U.S. government’s debt “shall
not be questioned.”
Rival debt plans in doubt, alternatives sought
(Reuters) - Top Republicans and Democrats worked behind the scenes on
Wednesday on a compromise to avert a crippling U.S. default even as they
publicly pressed ahead with rival debt plans that have little chance of
winning broad congressional approval.
WAKE UP AMERICA! - The Real U.S. Budget Problem: Defense & War Spending
Equal 94% Of All Federal Income Tax Revenues
What's missing from the debt-ceiling discussion, albeit nothing new to
DB readers, is spending on wars and the pentagon. It's not even being
mentioned as a possibility in any of the competing debt plans...
This Is What A Collapsing Ponzi Scheme Looks Like: Housing Market Headed
Off A Cliff As A Shocking 10.8 Million Mortgages At Risk Of Default
With defaults already piling up, the shadow inventory of homes has been
growing rapidly, and given this new data the number is going to
skyrocket. As this chart shows, the total has gone up from 2 million
homes in 2009 to 3.35 million as of April, a 67.5% increase
chart on foreclosures
Dollar Default to Change Gold/Silver Markets
It is strange that the least sophisticated parts of the world have the
greatest appreciation of the value of precious metals. It is also
strange that the most sophisticated sides of the world are taking so
long to recognize the dangers facing the present monetary system. We are
caught up in what is a “normal” money system that we deny the dangers
because they threaten our “normality”.
Time to Be Bullish on Silver?
All of this should spark a silver rush that is already running full
throttle. As the U.S. dollar has weakened, the Chinese – historically
protective of their hard assets – have been running for cover. Demand
for the metal soared by 67% in China in the past three years, and the
country was responsible for 23% of global consumption in 2010.
Radiation Concern Prompts Aeon to Test Beef for Cesium Level
Concern that nuclear radiation fallout is contaminating meat prompted
Aeon Co., owner of Japan’s biggest supermarket chain, to start testing
beef for cancer-causing substances. Aeon will start selling beef today
in Tokyo stores tested by an independent laboratory to be within safe
limits for radioactive cesium, it said in a statement. The heightened
surveillance may boost confidence in the safety of beef after
agriculture officials said July 26 that 2,906 cattle ate tainted feed,
potentially leading to contaminated meat.
SPECIAL REPORT: Fukushima long ranked Japan's most hazardous nuclear
plant - Ohio ranks number one
TOKYO, July 26 (Reuters) - Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant
ranked as one of the most dangerous in the world for radiation exposure
years before it was destroyed... The world's most dangerous plant is the
Perry nuclear plant located in Ohio. Special report with graphics here.
Nuke plant could restart this year
Omaha World-Herald - The flooded Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station could
resume operations within the next couple of months...
USDA Closing Roads to Public Lands While Opening Doors for the United
Sheriff Mack sums this up best “…local officials have the right, the
power, and the duty to stand against the far reaching incursions by our
own Federal Government.” ...
Czech President says the climate change movement is a threat to
In a Sydney hotel on Monday night, Czech President Vaclav Klaus, an
economist who fought against communism, was warning of the new threats
to our freedom he recognizes in the doctrine of global warming.
Genetic Genocide: Humanity’s Greatest Threat
Pandora’s Box has surely been opened. A dangerous genetic experiment has
come out of the shadows, and the human-animal hybrids, chimeras and
other transgenic clones it has yielded now threaten to endanger and
irrevocably alter life as we know it.
VIDEO: Long-term, universal flu shot on horizon
A universal flu vaccine "seemed completely out of reach only a few years
ago," Collins said. That's because flu viruses mutate yearly, causing
small changes in surface coatings, which make old vaccines obsolete.
Recently however, scientists have found "there are parts of the viral
coat that don't change.
Obamacare opponents in Ohio collect enough signatures to get
constitutional amendment on fall ballot
(NaturalNews) After months of collecting signatures to get a
constitutional amendment to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care
Act, also known as Obamacare, on the November 8 ballot, Ohio residents
opposed to the health care overhaul have...
FDA Copies the European Union and Slips In One of its Deadliest Weapons
Are the NDI guidelines the ultimate FDA tool to freeze dietary
supplement innovation? A special report by Robert Verkerk, PhD, ANH-USA
Scientific Director and ANH-Europe Executive and Scientific Director.
New research reveals how natural health approach, not Big Pharma, can
prevent more than half of all Alzheimer's cases
(NaturalNews) If you've ever had a relative fade away from you and lose
the ability to remember names, faces, events and even how to get dressed
or hold a cup of coffee, you know the heartbreaking horror of the
disease known as Alzheimer's (AD). And let's...
Vitamin D deficiency causes mental disorders in children
(NaturalNews) A new study shows that children with psychosis and other
severe mental health disorders also have twice as much vitamin D
deficiency as children who are mentally healthy...
Cancer charity scams millions
Charges against a supposed charity are being filed after bosses at the
Coalition Against Breast Cancer spent allegedly only half a percent of
the donations they received towards helping their cause.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Organic v. Monsanto
More than 270,000 organic farmers are taking on corporate agriculture
giant Monsanto in a lawsuit filed March 30. Led by the Organic Seed
Growers and Trade Association, the family farmers are fighting for the
right to keep a portion of the world food supply organic.
White House Collusion with Biotech & FOI Lawsuit Filed
WASHINGTON – July 21 – In an effort to boost exports, the Obama White
House has entered into a joint venture with the agricultural
biotechnology industry to remove barriers to the spread of genetically
engineered (GE) crops, even on national wildlife refuges...
Consolidation of seed companies leading to corporate domination of world
(NaturalNews) Throughout the history of agriculture across the globe,
farming has always been a diversified sector of the economy. Small,
self-sustaining, family farms were the order of the day in most
cultures. Even as small farms grew larger and more...
The Wheels Come Off the Bus on Genetically Engineered Crops!
Despite a lack of independent safety testing, the government has seen
fit to declare there will be no oversight of a genetically engineered
grass. Is this the beginning of a GE avalanche?
Drifting pesticides basis for trespass case
An appellate court in Minnesota has agreed with an organic farmer that
"pesticide drift" from a neighboring farm can be trespass.
Government Planning To Regulate Thousands Of Common Plants
The Federal Attorney General wants to expand the list of federally
prohibited plants. The list currently has 5 types of plants in it which
can be used as drugs. This is to be expanded to include hundreds
(possibly thousands) of other species which are common garden plants.
Nora The Piano Cat™ in “The Sequel”
This is not a trick taught to Nora. She began sitting at the piano at
about one-year-old. She's almost four now. She plays only when the mood
strikes her, which is usually several time a times a day for short
periods. More Nora
Air Force Declassifies UFO Documents, Roswell, Grudge and More, See Them
The Air Force has secrets – and now you can see them for yourself.
Documents pertaining to UFOs, nuclear issues, conflicts, Strategic Air
Command, and Combat Search & Rescue are now declassified...
History - Wednesday - July 27, 2011
1775 - Benjamin Rush began his service as the first Surgeon General of
the Continental Army.
1778 - The British and French fleets fought to a standoff in the first
Battle of Ushant.
1789 - The Department of Foreign Affairs was established by the U.S.
Congress. The agency was later known as the Department of State.
1804 - The 12th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified. With
the amendment Electors were directed to vote for a President and for a
Vice-President rather than for two choices for President.
1909 - Orville Wright set a record for the longest airplane flight. He
was testing the first Army airplane and kept it in the air for 1 hour 12
minutes and 40 seconds.
1914 - British troops invaded the streets of Dublin, Ireland, and began
to disarm Irish rebels.
1921 - Canadian biochemist Frederick Banting and associates announced
the discovery of the hormone insulin.
1944 - U.S. troops completed the liberation of Guam.
1953 - The armistice agreement that ended the Korean War was signed at
1955 - The Allied occupation of Austria ended.
1964 - U.S. President Lyndon Johnson sent an additional 5,000 advisers
to South Vietnam.
1965 - In the U.S., the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act
was signed into law. The law required health warnings on all cigarette
1967 - U.S. President Johnson appointed the Kerner Commission to assess
the causes of the violence in the wake of urban rioting.
1974 - The U.S. Congress asked for impeachment procedures against
President Richard Nixon.
1995 - The Korean War Veterans Memorial was dedicated in Washington, DC,
by U.S. President Clinton and South Korean President Kim Young-sam.
1996 - At the Atlanta Olympics a pipe bomb exploded at the public
Centennial Olympic Park. One person was killed and more than 100 were
1999 - The U.S. space shuttle Discovery completed a five-day mission
commanded by Air Force Col. Eileen Collins. It was the first shuttle
mission to be commanded by a woman.
2003 - It was reported by the BBC (British Broadcasting Corp.) that
there was no monster in Loch Ness. The investigation used 600 separate
sonar beams and satellite navigation technology to trawl the loch.
Reports of sightings of the "Loch Ness Monster" began in the 6th
2006 - Intel Corp introduced its Core 2 Duo microprocessors.
Norway police slammed for slow response to rampage
OSLO, Norway (AP) -- When Anders Behring Breivik launched his assault on
the youth campers of Utoya Island, he expected Norway's special forces
to swoop down and stop him at any minute....
Analysts believe Iran scientist death was a foreign hit
"Assassinations will continue to be a tool used in this covert war.
While it's impossible to tell with certainty whether Rezaie was an
active nuclear scientist, his death appears to be another episode in
that war," said London-based analyst Ghanem Nuseibeh, founder of
Cornerstone Global Associates.
Whatever Happened to the War Powers Act Controversy?
Call it last month’s biggest controversy, if you’d like. When U.S.
military involvement in Libya passed the 90-day mark  in June,
lawmakers on both sides of the aisle had sharp words—and even a lawsuit
—ready for President Obama.
VIDEO: Hard talk over NATO missile defense in Europe
RT 7/26/11 - NATO's plans for European missile defense still remain an
unresolved issue in its relations with Russia. Russia’s envoy to NATO
insists the US, which is the initiating side of the project, should
provide security for all partners.
Exclusive: U.S. Blocks Oversight of Its Mercenary Army in Iraq
By January 2012, the State Department will do something it’s never done
before: command a mercenary army the size of a heavy combat brigade.
That’s the plan to provide security for its diplomats in Iraq once the
U.S. military withdraws.
Guns from botched US operation found at Mexican crime scenes
Revelation blow to Obama administration as at least 122 weapons from
undercover operation traced across border.
Norway Massacre to Stifle Dissent
Wasting little time in exploiting the freshly dead bodies of dozens of
Norwegian teenagers to push its draconian agenda, the European Union has
swiftly announced that it plans to set up an “early warning system” to
combat “extremism,” ...
Finland to boost web surveillance after Norway attacks
HELSINKI — Finnish police said Monday they will monitor the Internet
more rigorously for evidence of extremists plots following last week’s
twin massacres in neighboring Norway.
Murdoch used sex scandal journalism to destroy the Left
Tony Blair agreed to blare Rupert Murdoch’s tune “He essentially did the
deal with the devil”
As cash-strapped motorists are forced to pay record petrol prices, BP
As cash-strapped motorists are forced to pay high prices for petrol at
the pumps, oil giant BP today unveiled profits of £3.2bn in just three
Gold Demand Outstrips Inventory For the First Time Since 2008
Swiss bank UBS said that gold, which cracked the $1,600 a troy ounce
mark on Monday, will be the only precious metal with a supply deficit
this year, as demand outstrips inventory for the first time since 2008.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
The United States Exists in Two Forms
The rewritten Constitution of the UNITED STATES CORPORATION bypasses the
original Constitution for the United States of America, which explains
why our Congressmen and Senators don’t abide by it, and the President
can write Executive Orders to do whatever he/she wants. They are
following corporate laws that completely strip sovereigns of their God
given unalienable rights.
Executive Order--Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal
"I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, find that
the activities of significant transnational criminal organizations, such
as those listed in the Annex to this order, have reached such scope and
gravity that they threaten the stability of international political and
economic systems." Read More...
National Emergency Powers - Updated August 2007
The President of the United States has available certain powers that may
be exercised in the event that the nation is threatened by crisis,
exigency, or emergency circumstances (other than natural disasters, war,
or near-war situations). Such powers may be stated explicitly or implied
by the Constitution, assumed by the Chief Executive to be permissible
constitutionally, or inferred from or specified by statute. Through
legislation, Congress has made a great many delegations of authority in
this regard over the past 200 years.
GOP lawmaker admits he’s extorting Congress to rewrite Constitution
Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) told MSNBC’s Chris Matthews Monday that he is
giving Congress ten days to pass a constitutional amendment that would
make raising taxes nearly impossible. And if he doesn’t get what he
wants, he will do everything in his power to force the U.S. to default
on its debts.
Russian, US military will counter a mock terrorist attack in joint
Moscow and Washington will hold joint nuclear security exercises in
early August to train in measures for the safe delivery of nuclear
warheads. The drills, codenamed Crimson Rider, will be held at the Camp
Guernsey Base in Wyoming...
California "Dream Act" Approved For Illegal Aliens
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law
on Monday a bill allowing illegal immigrants to receive privately funded
scholarships to attend the state's public colleges and universities.
More Americans unhappy with Obama on economy, jobs
More than a third of Americans now believe that President Obama’s
policies are hurting the economy, and confidence in his ability to
create jobs is sharply eroding among his base, according to a new
Washington Post-ABC News poll.
Widest wealth gap between US whites, minorities
The wealth gaps between whites and minorities have grown to their widest
levels since the U.S. government began tabulating them a quarter-century
VIDEO: FOX: Ron Paul Is A Real Threat To Win Ames Straw Poll!
FOX: July, 25, 2011 - Ron Paul Is A Real Threat To Win Ames Straw Poll.
Very nice coverage of Doctor Paul in this recent FOX clip.
Spontaneous social media revolution erupts, thousands say 'f*&% you' to
(NaturalNews) - Users of the popular social media site Twitter know that
"trending" topics, or popular topics that are being "tweeted" about
often on the site, are typically accompanied by "hash tags" that help
Democrats Oppose Obama-U.N. Gun Control Treaty
July 26, 2011 - Twelve Democratic senators have joined 45 Republicans in
a fast growing movement to halt progress on an Obama-backed United
Nations effort that could bring international gun control into the
United States and slap America's gun owners with severe restrictions.
Threats to Police Pensions, A Wake-Up Call For Cops?
The divide-and-conquer strategies of the top-down control system have
been fairly successful so far in pitting the police against the public.
A vast militarization of local police due to the wars on drugs and
terror have led to escalating abuse of the American citizenry by their
House GOP revolts against Boehner plan
House Republicans do not have enough support to pass their debt-ceiling
increase plan on their own, a top conservative said Tuesday as his
party’s leaders tried to cobble together a coalition of Republicans and
Democrats to put the bill over the top.
Obama to Banks: We're Not Defaulting
While officials from the Obama Administration raised their rhetoric over
the weekend about the possibility of a debt default if the debt ceiling
isn't raised, they privately have been telling top executives at major
U.S. banks that such an event won’t happen, FOX Business has learned.
The 400 Richest Americans Pay An 18% Tax Rate
Forbes - The 400 richest Americans used to pay 30% of their income on
the average to Uncle Sam. Today, they pay 18% on the average, according
to Steve Rattner, a Wall Street financier, who just presented these
figures on Mornings With Joe, MSNBC.
Ala. county readies for possible record bankruptcy
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's largest county began laying the
groundwork Tuesday for what would be the largest-ever U.S. municipal
bankruptcy after three years of trying to work out a solution with Wall
Street to more than $3 billion in debt linked to a massive sewer
rehabilitation project tainted by corruption.
ENTIRE TOWN UP FOR SALE
Scenic, once known as a Wild West town next to the Badlands, now finds
itself in an unlikely place: listed for sale by the woman who has owned
much of the town for years. And she is hoping to get as much as
Marc Faber - The “Great (Monetary) Reset” Will Destroy Cash
When asked about the eventual monetary reset he expects and how he sees
that playing out Faber had this to say, “Well when the reset comes it
will be say a hundred dollar bill will be exchanged for a one dollar
bill or something like this. Before we have the Great Reset, the
government they will increase the war effort under whatever excuse that
will be but I think that is the likely course of action...The wealth
destruction will be interesting because...the people that suffer the
most before the reset happens are actually the cash holders.”
Investors: The $1 Billion Armageddon Trade Placed Against The United
Jack Barnes: July 25th, 2011 - Someone dropped a bomb on the bond market
Thursday – a $1 billion Armageddon trade betting the United States will
lose its AAA credit rating. In one moment, an invisible trader placed a
single trade that moved the most liquid debt market in the world.
133 acres burned on lab property
Las Conchas: Officials at Los Alamos National Laboratory were insistent
throughout that the Los Conchas Fire only came onto LANL and Department
of Energy property twice.
VIDEO: People in Albuquerque more concerned over black Rio Grande water
from Los Alamos-area fire
The State Environment Department said water is being tested as ash
continues to flow down the Rio Grande from the Las Conchas fire. But so
far, state officials don't believe any test results have come back.
Minority Rules: Scientists Discover Tipping Point for the Spread of
ScienceDaily (July 25, 2011) — Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute have found that when just 10 percent of the population holds
an unshakable belief, their belief will always be adopted by the
majority of the society. The scientists, who are members of the Social
Cognitive Networks Academic Research Center (SCNARC) at Rensselaer, used
computational and analytical methods to discover the tipping point where
a minority belief becomes the majority opinion.
Tampa General Hospital files $9.2 million claim for treatment
Fort Myers hospital consultant Peter Young said, "A bill that large may
well be in a league of its own and a Guinness Book of records bill!"
Psychiatric disease labeling of children exposed as scam by non-profit
(NaturalNews) Child drugging has been a huge profitable market for Big
Pharma, earning them $4.8 billion dollars a year. They have done
everything in their power to convince the press, legislators and
especially parents why children need to be put on...
Understand the connection between food allergies and diabetes
Here is food for thought. Food allergies can actually cause diabetic
responses complicating anti-diabetic protocols and treatments. With
Diabetes Mellitus being a metabolic disorder, diabetes becomes less
controllable or irreversible when...
Study pushes dangerous drug as urinary infection cure, but cranberries
(NaturalNews) A just published study emphasizes that the super strong
Big Pharma antibiotic combo trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (dubbed
TMP-SMX, for short, and marketed as Bactrim, Bethaprim, Cotrim and
Septra) appears to be more effective for repeated...
Obesity causes over 100,000 cancers per year
As it turns out, fat tissue isn't just a dormant storage depot for
calories. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, more
than 100,000 cancer cases in the U.S. are linked to excess body fat -
most of them are preventable...
Grape and grape extract compounds help protect against Alzheimer's
Researchers publishing the result of a study in the Journal of
Alzheimer's Disease found that eating grapes and supplementing with
grape seed extract compounds help to prevent the development and
progression of Alzheimer's dementia...
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Farmers from Iowa to Pennsylvania Fear 100% Crop Loss
"Farmers are fearing a complete loss of their crops without appreciable
and prolonged rain events soon."
Stuck at the Airport with Nothing to Do?
I was recently mildly inconvenienced by the Chilean ash cloud when
wanting to fly to Melbourne. I love this idea of looking at things from
a positive perspective…. Go guys!!
The True Difference Between Men & Women
There really IS a difference between male and female tennis players….
and you think you know what it is? Maybe not… check it out here!!!
Sales of supersize toilet seats for the overweight soar
Sales of an oversized toilet seat have been surging as Britain's obesity
rate has gone through the roof. The Big John toilet seat is five inches
wider than a normal seat, and can hold a person weighing up to 60 stone.
We're dumbing down our films for American audiences, says McAvoy
Actor James McAvoy believes British film makers are dumbing down their
movies to satisfy audiences in the US. He told Sky News: "We dumb our
movies down because we want Americans to understand them.
History - Tuesday - July 26, 2011
1775 - A postal system was established by the 2nd Continental Congress
of the United States. The first Postmaster General was Benjamin
1788 - New York became the 11th state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
1881 - Thomas Edison and Patrick Kenny execute a patent application for
a facsimile telegraph (U.S. Pat. 479,184).
1907 - The Chester was launched. It was the first turbine-propelled
1908 - U.S. Attorney General Charles J. Bonaparte issued an order that
created an investigative agency that was a forerunner of the FBI.
1945 - Winston Churchill resigned as Britain's prime minister.
1947 - U.S. President Truman signed The National Security Act. The act
created the National Security Council, the Department of Defense, the
Central Intelligence Agency and the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
1948 - U.S. President Truman signed executive orders that prohibited
discrimination in the U.S. armed forces and federal employment.
1953 - Fidel Castro began his revolt against Fulgencio Batista with an
unsuccessful attack on an army barracks in eastern Cuba. Castro
eventually ousted Batista six years later.
1956 - Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the Suez
1964 - Teamsters president Jimmy Hoffa and six others were convicted of
fraud and conspiracy in the handling of a union pension fund.
1971 - Apollo 15 was launched from Cape Kennedy, FL.
1986 - In Lebanon, kidnappers released the Rev. Lawrence Martin Jenco.
Jenco had been held for nearly 19 months.
1998 - AT&T and British Telecommunications PLC announced they were
forming a joint venture to combine international operations and develop
a new Internet system.
Why Norway's worst mass killer will be given a jail sentence of only 21
years... and could be on weekend parole in seven
Norway's mass killer faces a maximum jail term of just 21 years.
Astonishingly, that is the longest sentence available to judges in
Norway's benevolent justice system.
Coverage of the Norwegian tragedy: jumping to conclusions, absurdist
claims and unanswered questions
As the days go by following the horrific slaughter at Utoya and the
bombing in Oslo, the information has only become more confused and
self-contradictory. The media began with the baseless conjecture that it
was an al Qaeda-affiliated group behind the attacks.
Terrorist proclaimed himself 'Darwinian,' not 'Christian'
WASHINGTON – A review of Anders Behring Breivik's 1,500-page manifesto
shows the media's quick characterization of the Norwegian terrorist as a
"Christian" may be as incorrect as it was to call Oklahoma City bomber
Timothy McVeigh one. Related video.
YouTube: NORWAY SHOOTER - If you see something SAY something
OK - We see it - So we are "Saying" it!
Bank Financed Drug Gang Plans to Overthrow Mexican Government Next Year
Last week, Carmen Álvarez Excelsior wrote a report for Salem-News.com
claiming the notorious drug gang Los Zetas will attempt to overthrow the
Mexican government next year using weapons sent by the United States.
Chinese fighter jets ‘repel’ US aircraft
Two Chinese fighter jets crossed an unofficial dividing line in the
Taiwan Strait late last month in pursuit of a US spy aircraft, according
to defense sources in Taipei and Beijing.
Libya says NATO killed 7 At Hospital, bombed food stocks
AFP | Gaddafi’s regime accused NATO of killing at least seven people in
a raid on a medical clinic and destroying stocks of food on Monday in
the western Libyan town of Zliten.
NATO war crime: Libya water supply
A NATO terrorist attack has hit a water pipes factory in al-Brega,
murdering six guards, this being the factory which makes pipes for the
great man-made irrigation system across the desert which brings water to
seventy per cent of Libyan homes...
Dominique Strauss-Kahn Accuser Tells Her Story in Exclusive ABC News
ABC News | “I want justice. I want him to go to jail,” Nafissatou Diallo
told ABC’s Robin Roberts.
Japan Scientists Say Sea Radiation Tests May Miss Seafood Threat
Depending on the species, fish have been known to accumulate as much as
100 times the amount of pollutants in the environment,” Jota Kanda, a
professor at Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
specializing in marine environment, said by phone yesterday.
6 Ways Food is Being Used as a Weapon
Hungry people will do anything for food, which means that those who have
control over food can use it as leverage. In 1974, Henry Kissinger
suggested using food as a weapon to induce targeted population reduction
in a previously classified 200-page report...
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Obama: Doing Things On My Own Is Very Tempting
(CNN) July 25, 2011 - America’s immigration system is broken, but only a
bipartisan political movement can fix it, President Barack Obama said
Monday. “The idea of doing things on my own is very tempting, I promise
you, not just on immigration reform. But that’s not how our system
works. That’s not how our democracy functions,” Obama told the National
Council of La Raza.
The Looting Of America: The Federal Reserve Made $16 Trillion In Secret
Loans To Their Bankster Friends And The Media Is Ignoring...
A one-time limited GAO audit of the Federal Reserve that was mandated by
the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act has
uncovered some eye-popping corruption at the Fed and the mainstream
media is barely even covering it.
Video: City To Firefighter and Police Retirees: Give Up 50% Of Your
Pension Or Risk Losing It All
The city of Central Falls, Rhode Island says they are so broke they had
to give their retirees a dreaded ultimatum — give up 50% of your pension
or risk losing it all.
Feds to Grab Land
for Homeland Security
H.R. 1505: Another Federal land grab, with exemptions from environmental
regulations, and a few more just for good measure. And just who has the
authority over these lands? Why Homeland Security, of course.
Video: Super Congress Will KILL Real Congress
Super Congress to bypass Elected Reps. The march to total Evil is almost
VIDEO: Geithner: "We Write 80 Million Checks A Month"
"Just remember, this is the United States of America. We write 80
million checks a month. There are millions and millions of Americans
that depend on those checks coming on time," Treasury Secretary Tim
Geithner told "FOX News Sunday."
Everyone Is Talking About
Here is “The List” that we speak of in “The Video Congress Does Not Want
You To See”. Check to see if your representative in Congress is on this
list. This is a trend analysis of the data compiled by the Center for
Responsive Politics using their average net worth calculations. Related
Don't Miss the Chance to Profit from the Silver Price Rebound
"Silver is obviously on the move," said Money Morning Chief Investment
Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald. "Thanks to continued fiscal follies, it
has come screaming out of the proverbial hole it dug for itself a few
weeks ago. In fact, barring some sort of massive financial reckoning in
Washington, I have absolutely no doubt in my mind that silver will hit
$60 an ounce in the near future."
BOMBSHELL: Mortgage Industry Catalog And Price Sheet For FABRICATED
Foreclosure Documents Leaked
According to a report on the Daily Bail, a lawyer has leaked an industry
catalog and a price sheet for fabricated documents which is attached to
this page. The catalog provides Wall Street Bankers that are committing
widespread mortgage fraud by running foreclosure mills a means of
fabricating documents on demand to push fraudulent foreclosures through
GASPARINO: The White House Is Privately Telling Bankers That We Won't
Default If Debt Deadline Missed
It's looking more and more likely that Congress will not hit the August
2 deadline, but according to Charlie Gasparino you should have no fear.
He reports that in secret, the administration has been making calls to
Wall Street, telling bankers that the administration will find a way to
avoid no matter what.
Regulators Close Three Banks; US Bank Closures Reach 58 In 2011
(RTTNews) - The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. or FDIC announced Friday
the shuttering of two banks in Florida, and one in Colorado, taking the
count of U.S. bank closures in 2011 to 58, after the 157 bank closures
Broke! 10 Facts About The Financial Condition Of American Families That
Will Blow Your Mind
The crumbling U.S. economy is putting an extraordinary amount of
financial stress on American families. For many Americans, "flat broke"
has become a permanent condition. Today, over half of all American
families live paycheck to paycheck.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein's Husband’s Firm Cashes In BILLIONS On Foreclosure
On the day the new Congress convened this year, Sen. Dianne Feinstein
introduced legislation to route $25 billion in taxpayer money to a
government agency that had just awarded her husband’s real estate firm a
lucrative contract to sell foreclosed properties at compensation rates
higher than the industry norms.
Preparing for worst as debt-limit talks drag on
NEW YORK (AP) -- Scrambling to protect themselves against a U.S.
default, investors are buying gold and foreign currencies, using
derivatives to bet on a stock market collapse and taking out complicated
Japan’s Food-Chain Threat Multiplies as Fukushima Radiation Spreads
Radiation fallout from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant poses a
growing threat to Japan’s food chain as unsafe levels of cesium found in
beef on supermarket shelves were also detected in more vegetables and
YouTube: Japanese government killing its own people in Fukushima
On the 19th of July 2011, people in Fukushima had a meeting with
government officals from Tokyo to demand that the government evacuate
people promptly in Fukushima and provide financial and logistical
support for them. Also, they brought urine of children to the meeting
and demanded that the government test it.
Wintry blast brings New Zealand’s South Island to a standstill
NEW ZEALAND July 24, 2011 - Flights out of the South Island have been
badly disrupted with flights from Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown
cancelled this morning. Flights at Invercargill airport were
experiencing delays. Meanwhile, 200 people were stranded in a hall north
of Dunedin this morning.
Feds can't make up minds on mercury bulbs
In what critics call a classic case of the government working at cross
purposes, Washington is forcing residents across the country to install
mercury lighting inside their homes while phasing out mercury lighting
outside homes to protect the environment.
Crash raises doubts about China's fast rail plans
BEIJING (AP) -- Doubts about China's breakneck plans to expand
high-speed rail across the country have been underscored by a bullet
train wreck that killed at least 39 people....
Pineapple Enzyme Fights Cancer and Inflammation
Bromelain is a natural compound extracted from pineapples that is
rapidly taking its position aside many of the most powerful natural
nutrients in the war on cancer and other chronic conditions that take
the lives of millions every year.
Eating Nuts Daily Could Help Control Type 2 Diabetes and Prevent
Complications, Study Suggests.
Eating nuts every day could help control Type 2 diabetes and prevent its
complications, according to new research from St. Michael's Hospital and
the University of Toronto. St. Michael's Hospital Risk Factor
Modification Centre) reports that consuming two ounces of nuts daily as
a replacement for carbohydrates proved effective at glycemic and serum
lipid control for people with Type 2 diabetes.
Lavender essential oil is effective in combating fungal infections
(NaturalNews) Recent studies have shown that lavender oil may be more
effective in combating fungal infections than conventional anti-fungal
medication. Athlete's foot, ringworm and other fungal infections may
effectively be treated using this inexpensive, natural oil.
Beat acid reflux naturally
(NaturalNews) Acid reflux or gastric esophageal reflux disease (GERD) is
one of the most common conditions affecting Americans today. This
condition is characterized by a burning sensation in the chest that has
coined the term "heartburn." An anti-inflammatory lifestyle has been
shown to beat acid reflux naturally.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Proposed road rules for farmers anger some
"It's a huge deal for us," said John Youngberg of the Montana Farm
Bureau. After years of allowing state governments to waive commercial
driver's license requirements for farmers hauling crops or driving farm
equipment on public roads, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety
Administration is poised to do away with the exceptions.
Dangerous levels of lead found in many garden hoses
(NaturalNews) Allowing your kids to play with the garden hose, filling
the inflatable kiddie pool, nourishing your garden with hose water --
these all seem like harmless activities. However, research is now
Gardening activities reduce lung cancer risk by 50%
(NaturalNews) Not only is having a green thumb a great way to stay
healthier and happier, but new research shows it can actually protect
you from cancer.
Colorado town considers food sovereignty law while promoting its reality
CARBONDALE, Colorado — Some healthy-food activists in the area believe
the time is right for local communities to declare their “food
sovereignty” from federal food safety regulations and corporate food
production and marketing.
Hungary Destroys Illegal GM Corn Fields, Plans to Make Distributing GMO
Seeds a Felony
(NaturalNews) Earlier in the week it was announced that every crop field
in Hungary that was known to contain genetically-modified (GM) corn has
been plowed under and destroyed. According to reports...
YouTube: World Collapse Explained in 3 Minutes
Uploaded May 26, 2010. This is priceless!
Getting Prepared: An Emergency Car Kit
We all know what a bug out bag is: “A portable kit that contains the
items one would require to survive for seventy-two hours when evacuating
from a disaster.” You will hear such a kit referred to by many other
names, including “72 hour kit”, “go bag” or “G.O.O.D (get out of dodge)
History - Monday - July 25, 2011
1759 - British forces defeated a French army at Fort Niagara in Canada.
1799 - Napoleon Bonaparte defeated the Ottomans at Aboukir, Egypt.
1805 - Aaron Burr visited New Orleans with plans to establish a new
country, with New Orleans as the capital city.
1845 - China granted Belgium equal trading rights with Britain, France
and the United States.
1850 - Gold was discovered in the Rogue River in Oregon.
1861 - The Crittenden Resolution, which called for the American Civil
War to be fought to preserve the Union and not for slavery, was passed
by the U.S. Congress.
1866 - Ulysses S. Grant was named General of the Army. He was the first
American officer to hold the rank.
1868 - The U.S. Congress passed an act creating the Wyoming Territory.
1907 - Korea became a protectorate of Japan.
1924 - Greece announced the deportation of 50,000 Armenians.
1934 - Austrian chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss was shot and killed by
1941 - The U.S. government froze all Japanese and Chinese assets.
1943 - Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini was overthrown in a
1946 - The U.S. detonated an atomic bomb at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific.
It was the first underwater test of the device.
1946 - Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis staged their first show as a team at
Club 500 in Atlantic City, NJ.
1952 - Puerto Rico became a self-governing commonwealth of the U.S.
1956 - The Italian liner Andrea Doria sank after colliding with the
Swedish ship Stockholm off the New England coast. 51 people were killed.
1978 - Louise Joy Brown, the first test-tube baby, was born in Oldham,
England. She had been conceived through in-vitro fertilization.
1994 - Israel and Jordan formally ended the state of war that had
existed between them since 1948.
1998 - The USS Harry S. Truman was commissioned and put into service by
the U.S. Navy.
1998 - U.S. President Clinton was subpoenaed to appear before a federal
grand jury regarding the Monica Lewinsky case. The subpoena was
withdrawn when Clinton agreed to give
videotaped testimony with his lawyers present.
2000 - A supersonic Concorde crashed outside Paris, France, killing all
109 people aboard and 5 on the ground.
2010 - WikiLeaks leaked to the public more than 90,000 internal reports
involving the U.S.-led War in Afghanistan from 2004-2010.
Oslo bomb - latest updates
Oslo Bombing: Why Would “Terrorists” Attack Near-Empty Office Building
on Public Holiday?
Daily Mail reports: Fortunately, it is a public holiday in Norway and
the offices are less busy than a normal weekday. Why would “terrorists,”
who presumably want to kill as many people as possible, choose to bomb
the building on a day when they know it will be almost empty?
Chinese EMP Weapons Program Confirmed by Intelligence Agencies; Designed
to Attack US Carrier Fleets, Taiwan
Reports from organizations like the Center for Security Policy have
confirmed that Electromagnetic Pulse, or EMP, weapons could potentially
wipe out the entire infrastructure of the United States in a matter of
seconds, the consequences of which may be the death of 9 out of 10
Americans within a period of one year after the blast.
Norway terrorist attacks: July 24 as it happened
Jon Snow from Channel 4 News asks why police knew the killer's name by
the time they had arrived on the island. "...he surrendered the moment
police called his name 3 minutes after they arrived. What we don't know
is how the police knew the terrorist's name before they arrested him."
Norway Terror Attacks a False Flag
More Than One Shooter on Island; Oslo Bomb Drill Just Concluded; Was It
NATO’s Revenge for Norway’s Decision to Stop Bombing Libya?
Predictive Programming: Captain America Blockbuster Scripts Attack On
Norway Before It Happens?
We have seen it before… Movies, and pop culture eerily “predicting”
world events BEFORE they actually happen. This is generally regarded
with a wary eye, and chalked up as “coincidence” – BUT what if something
more sinister were occurring? Could billion dollar film, record, or book
companies be preparing us for a designated ‘reaction’ before being faced
by an actual “problem” – OR… Is there some weird algorithm that finds
its way subconsciously through these mediums?
U.S. trucking funds reach Taliban, military-led investigation concludes
Washington Post July 24, 2011 - A year-long military-led investigation
has concluded that U.S. taxpayer money has been indirectly funneled to
the Taliban under a $2.16 billion transportation contract that the
United States has funded in part to promote Afghan businesses.
Norway suspect borrowed from Unabomber's manifesto
DENVER (AP) -- Parts of the manifesto written by the suspect in Norway's
terrorist attack were taken almost word for word from the writings of
"Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski.
VIDEO: Boehner Reminds Obama: ‘Congress Writes Laws, You Decide What To
Eight more days until “Armageddon.” The Republican-controlled House so
far has sent two budget bills over to the Senate only to watch them get
squashed quickly by Harry Reid and his fellow Democrats. Flasback:
U.S. NEWS, POLITICS & GOVERNMENT
Walter Reed to close after more than a century
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the Army's flagship hospital where
privates to presidents have gone for care, is closing its doors after
more than a century.
Some Of New York's Wealthiest Might Get Charged In The Wall Street
After 17 people were busted on July 20, 2011 for running a prostitution
ring that catered mostly to Wall Street clients, word is that the
Brooklyn DA is considering charging the "Johns," the clients who ordered
the ladies, too.
YouTube: Wall Street Prostitution Ring BUSTED
RT: Hookers and Coke The life of an immoral Bankster who gambles with
your money and loses and has Obama bail them out.
Mexico Says First Trucks to Operate in U.S. by Early September
Mexican trucks will begin shipping long-haul freight far into U.S.
territory at the end of August or in early September after a bilateral
agreement was signed earlier this month, the Mexican government said.
TIP: Armored Military Equipment Movements In CONUS
The tips are already coming in. Here is one regarding armored equipment
(tanks) moving in South Carolina.
Super Congress? Congress May Attempt To Create New Legislative Body, As
Rumors Of “Super Congress” Begin
With a startling headline that should send shock waves throughout
America, The Huffington Post is reporting that two influential Senators
have put forth a plan that would essentially create a new legislative
body, a new super congress.
VIDEO: Whistleblower Cop Breaks Silence On Corrupt Police Chief In
FOX News interviews suspended Sergeant Ponce and Mayor Foster...
Sergeant Ponce: "I'm concerned for the safety of my officers and for the
officers still working.
Government Is To Blame For Blackouts
July 22, 2011 - An excessive heat wave gripping the country has led to
higher electrical demand and the possibility of energy companies
resorting to rolling blackouts as they struggle to keep up with supply
needs. Companies are pleading with millions of customers to limit their
energy usage as they are being hit with near-record levels of demand on
Tampa police already training for 2012 RNC convention
Homeland Security Newswire: In preparation for next year’s Republican
National Convention in Tampa Bay Florida, nearly every local police
department employee is required to attend a three-day training course;
the mandatory training is designed to teach officers how to control
large crowds. The course is instructed by DHS, which is also paying for
Treasury Secretary won't reveal default contingency plan
Secretary Timothy Geithner persisted Sunday with extreme reluctance to
talk about contingency plans if the U.S. debt limit is hit Aug. 2, but
he conceded planning is underway. Many former officials and analysts say
the shortfall would come out of payments including veterans benefits,
Broke! 10 Facts About The Financial Condition Of American Families That
Will Blow Your Mind
According to a new Gallup poll, "lack of money/low wages" is the number
one financial concern for American families. To make ends meet, many
American families are going into even more debt and more American
families than ever are turning to government assistance.
TAX SURPRISE: Connecticut to grab more of your income
HARTFORD — Residents may or may not have noticed that more items are now
subject to the sales tax, but it will be hard to miss the additional
taxes that will be withheld from their paychecks in a week’s time.
Is It Too Late To Buy American?
Even America’s cloud has a silver lining. Just as reports tried to rally
spirits with statistics about the decrease in unemployment, some major
companies went down, leading to a whopping number of layoffs. Meanwhile,
ABC News, showed how a typical American family could in fact meet all of
their needs with only American-made products. How many American -made
companies are there? “Too many to count.”
VIDEO: Government Considers Ways to Rent Foreclosed Homes
The Obama administration is examining ways to pull foreclosed properties
off the market and rent them to help stabilize the housing market,
according to people familiar with the matter.
Mortgage Loophole Allows TX Man to Purchase Mansion for $16!
Kenneth Robinson has been squatting in a $330,000 home in Flower Mound,
Texas by using a little-known law, called "adverse possession" to avoid
the inconvenience and expense of applying for a traditional mortgage.
108 Stores with Senior Discounts
A list of senior savings that will help
you keep more cash in your pocket. Whoever said getting older
was a bad thing, obviously
didn’t know about these fantastic senior discounts!
VIDEO: Heat Wave
900 heat records broken 2011
Al Gore Joins The Most Wanted List of Scam Artists
Stupid, he’s not – I’d opt for scam artist. More importantly why are
Americans handing billions out the back door to Gore and his global
warming “buds. If Gore wants to study global warming let his do it on
his own dime and time; taxpayers shouldn’t be footing the bill via
Almost As Hot As 1911, 1918, And 1936 – Must Be The CO2
100 years ago it was due to lack of CO2, but now it is due to CO2. The
church of Gore decrees it.
1921 : Earth Had A “Fever”
Record heat, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, earthquakes, typhoons,
volcanoes, millions starving, drought, floods. March was 11 degrees
above normal. Temperatures for the year were 3.4 degrees above normal.
US panel votes to bar climate funding
A panel of the US Congress moved to bar foreign assistance related to
climate change, defying President Barack Obama's calls to contribute as
part of an international accord.
France sends irradiated nuclear fuel to US — Six casks off-loaded in
Georgia, then trucked 1,600 miles to Los Alamos
It’s part of the Department of Energy’s now-defunct Global Nuclear
The material is being returned to the Los Alamos National Lab in New
Mexico — reportedly its source of origination — for “post irradiation
Navajos: Peabody Coal Mine Draining Region's Water Supply
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- A massive coal-mining facility on Black Mesa has a
much more damaging effect to a vital local water supply, according to a
new report released today.
Evolution In Action: Freaky Mutant Mouse Immune To Poison
Rice University researchers found mice are adept at evolving traits that
make them resistant to a particular rodent poison not only through point
mutation but also through horizontal gene transfer.
Evolution In Action: Freaky Mutant Mouse Immune To Poison
Rice University researchers found mice are adept at evolving traits that
make them resistant to a particular rodent poison not only through point
mutation but also through horizontal gene transfer.
Clear vision: Two principles for eye rejuvenation
(NaturalNews) Oriental Medicine teaches us that the opening of the liver
channel is in the corner of the eyes. The liver channel runs vertically
from the bottom to the top of the body and opens in the eyes. Whatever
effects the liver also directly effects the eyes.
Authorities revoke medical license from doctor who performed hundreds of
(NaturalNews) Victims of serious medical fraud are rejoicing after the
Maryland Board of Physicians (MBP) announced that it is revoking the
medical license of Dr. Marc Midei. According to an 88-page report
of the investigation, Midei performed hundreds of unnecessary surgeries
on patients, including putting stents in patients that did not even have
blocked or hardened arteries.
Anemia sufferers - Improve your absorption of iron
(NaturalNews) Even people, who are aware of their bodies and make
healthy choices with food and beverages, may find themselves in an
iron-deficient anemic state. At times, simply knowing which foods are
high in iron may not be enough to prevent becoming anemic.
Amazing food facts: The seed of a peach contains an almond-like nut
containing the anti-cancer medicine laetrile
(NaturalNews) Peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots and almonds are all
closely related fruit trees with very similar pits. In all these fruits,
the pit must be broken open to reveal the almond-shaped kernel within.
In fact, this is what almonds actually are: the kernel within the pit of
the fruit of the almond tree!
GARDENING, FARMING & HOMESTEADING
Complete, Free Seed-Saving Instructions!
Farm Thieves Target Grapes, and Even Bees
“All of our ag crimes are up,” said Sergeant Reed, who oversees a unit
of two full-time detectives — down from three a year ago — all
patrolling a county about eight times the size of Rhode Island. A wet
winter and warm summer, after all, have meant healthy crops, he said,
and a healthy market means happy thieves.
Classic Movies Uncut
History - Friday - July 22, 2011
1796 - Cleveland was founded by Gen. Moses Cleveland.
1798 - The USS Constitution was underway and out to sea for the first
time since being launched on October 21, 1797.
1812 - English troops under the Duke of Wellington defeated the French
at the Battle of Salamanca in Spain.
1916 - 10 people were killed when a bomb went off during a Preparedness
Day parade in San Francisco, CA.
1926 - Babe Ruth caught a baseball at Mitchell Field in New York. The
ball had been dropped from an airplane flying at 250 feet.
1933 - Wiley Post ended his around-the-world flight. He had traveled
15,596 miles in 7 days, 18 hours and 45 minutes.
1934 - John Dillinger was mortally wounded by FBI agents at the Biograph
Theatre in Chicago, IL.
1937 - The U.S. Senate rejected President Roosevelt's proposal to add
more justices to the Supreme Court.
1943 - American forces led by Gen. George S. Patton captured Palermo,
1941 - Plans for the Pentagon were presented to the House Subcommittee
1946 - 90 people were killed when Jewish extremists blew up a wing of
the King David Hotel in Jerusalem.
1955 - U.S. Vice-President Richard M. Nixon chaired a cabinet meeting in
DC. It was the first time that a Vice-President had carried out the
1975 - Confederate General Robert E. Lee had his U.S. citizenship
restored by the U.S. Congress.
1987 - The U.S. began its policy of escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti tankers
up and down the Persian Gulf to protect them from possible attack by
1991 - Police arrested Jeffrey Dahmer after finding the remains of 11
victims in his apartment in Milwaukee. Dahmer confessed to 17 murders
and was sentenced to life in prison.
1992 - Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escaped from his luxury prison
near Medellin. He was killed by security forces in December 1993.
1998 - Iran tested medium-range missile, capable of reaching Israel or
2000 - Astronomers at the University of Arizona announced that they had
found a 17th moon orbiting Jupiter.
2003 - In northern Iraq, Saddam Hussein's sons Odai and Qusai died after
a gunfight with U.S. forces.
2003 - In Paris, France, a fire broke out near the top of the Eiffel
Tower. About 4,000 visitors were evacuated and no injuries were
2004 - The September 11 commission's final report was released. The
575-page report concluded that hijackers exploited "deep institutional
failings within our government." The
report was released to White House officials the day before.
2009 - The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting up
to 6 minutes and 38.8 seconds, occurred over parts of Asia and the
Feel good Friday:
Getting Fit with your Pet
Great video to make your day!
Quartzsite, Arizona Update July 21: Chief Suspends 80% of Police Force
Desert Freedom Press July 20, 2011 - About 5 pm PST, The Desert Freedom
Press learned that under the current “emergency”, Police Chief Jeff
Gilbert has suspended ALL officers who filed criminal and ethical
complaints against him. This leaves only the four officers who chose to
stand with the Chief, despite the controversy and ongoing investigation
Rolling Blackouts Begin In Detroit
FERNDALE (WWJ) - The excessive heat and higher electrical demand has led
DTE Energy to begin intentional rolling blackouts in one Metro Detroit
community, Thursday afternoon, and at least one other area could follow.
Iodine-131 also found in Philadelphia-area sewage plants; Sludge set off
radiation detectors at landfills — Experts skeptical it’s from cancer
July 21, 2011 - Three weeks after an earthquake and tsunami severely
damaged Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant, Lisa Daniels opened an
e-mail with test results of river water samples from Southeastern
‘Anomaly’ detected in Exxon pipeline before rupture in Yellowstone River
BILLINGS- Top officials with the Environmental Protection Agency and
ExxonMobil were on the hot seat Wednesday morning in Washington at a
Senate hearing looking into the July 1st oil spill in the Yellowstone
VIDEO: Ex-MSNBC Left After Being Told To “Tone Down” Attacks on
In an online video Wednesday, Uygur offered a few more details about his
YouTube: Ron Paul: 'Freedom Is a Young Idea and We're Throwing It Away'
Judy Woodruff sat down with Texas Rep. Ron Paul Wednesday to discuss his
campaign for the GOP presidential nomination and the ongoing
debt-ceiling negotiations. The interview is the first in a series of
conversations with GOP contenders seeking to take on President Obama in
the 2012 election.
UPROAR AS BBC MUZZLES CLIMATE CHANGE SCEPTICS
In a report by its governing body, the BBC Trust, the corporation was
urged to focus less on opponents of the “majority consensus” in its
programmes. It said coverage should not be tailored to represent a
“false balance” of opinion if one side came from a minority group.
fertility dropping dramatically as UN celebrates World Population Day
Old-Thinker News |July 12, 2011 - World Population Day was celebrated
yesterday, as it has been every year since 1989. Propaganda spewed from
the United Nations and other “green” organizations tell us that our
carbon footprint needs to be reduced, we are having too many children,
and our energy consumption needs to be cut in half.
Madness: 39 Things That Are Driving Ordinary Americans Absolutely Crazy
Have you noticed that almost everyone seems really angry these days?
Frustration with the government and with most of the other major
institutions in our society seems to grow by the day.
Obama holds new US debt crisis talks
WASHINGTON (AFP) - US lawmakers were scrambling Thursday to avert a
disastrous early August debt default, after President Barack Obama met
separately with his top Democratic allies and Republican foes to hammer
out a compromise.
$114,500,000,000,000 visually looks like in 100 dollar bills
A visualization of the United states debt.
Senator Sanders: "The Fed Outsourced Most Of Its [$16 Trillion In]
Emergency Lending Programs To Private Contractors...
For example, the CEO of JP Morgan Chase served on the New York Fed's
board of directors at the same time that his bank received more than
$390 billion in financial assistance from the Fed. Moreover, JP Morgan
Chase served as one of the clearing banks for the Fed's emergency
James Murdoch contradicted by his legal manager
LONDON (AP) -- James Murdoch has been contradicted over testimony in
which he claimed to have been unaware of a critical piece of evidence in
Britain's phone hacking scandal....
VIDEO: The Murdoch Empire: How media shapes society
The scandal enveloping Rupert Mudoch’s beleaguered News Corporation
mounts this week as revelations continue to emerge about the widespread
use of phone hacking, pinging, and other illegal techniques by
Anger at government highest in 19 years: poll
Dissatisfaction and anger with the federal government are at a nearly
20-year high, according to the results of a new ABC News/Washington Post
poll released Wednesday.
US Aid May be Fueling Afghan Insurgency
The billions of dollars of American aid flowing into Afghanistan every
year may be inadvertently fueling the insurgency and the corruption
rampant within the government and financial sectors.
New Terror Report Warns of Insider Threat to Utilities
ABC News July, 20,2011 - Sabotage by an insider at a major utility
facility, including a chemical or oil refinery, could provide al Qaeda
with its best opportunity for the kind of massive Sept. 11 anniversary
attack Osama bin Laden was planning, according to U.S. officials.
Fears mount about 'Big Brother' database in Massachusetts
Civil libertarians are raising the alarm over the state’s plans to
create a Big Brother database that could map drivers’ whereabouts with
police cruiser-mounted scanners that capture thousands of license plates
per hour — storing that information indefinitely where local cops,
staties, feds and prosecutors could access it as they choose.
Pentagon looks to social media as new battlefield
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is asking scientists to figure out how to
detect and counter propaganda on social media networks in the aftermath
of Arab uprisings driven by Twitter and Facebook.
Legions Of Biometric Face Scanning Cameras To Be Installed At Heathrow
Airport Within Weeks
In addition to full body scanners and enhanced grope downs, the latest
big brother nightmare to hit airports comes in the form of biometric
facial recognition cameras, set to be rolled out in terminals at
London’s Heathrow Airport in September.
NASA Layoffs Planned as Space Shuttle Program Ends
CBS News - Atlantis' landing early Thursday morning marked the end of
NASA's 30-year space shuttle program and the beginning of layoffs for
the space agency. On Friday, 1,500 shuttle workers are scheduled to get
their pink slips.
States may give banks immunity on bad foreclosures
NEW YORK (Reuters) - State attorneys general are negotiating to give
major banks wide immunity over irregularities in handling foreclosures,
even as evidence has emerged that banks are continuing to file
It Has Started: Wall Street Is Preparing For A Doomsday Scenario
If you're simply looking at their public statements, Wall Streeters seem
to be alarmed about the debt crisis, but don't appear to be sliding into
panic mode. In fact, they're just really good actors.
UPDATE: Family loses fight with feds to keep rare gold coins
A jury has decided that a set of rare gold coins found in a bank deposit
box rightfully belongs to the U.S. government.
FLA. made $63M selling names, addresses, dates of birth
Local 10 has learned the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
is selling people's names, addresses, dates of birth, a list of the
vehicles they drive, and it's legal.
Like Obama, Emanuel rejects public schools for his children...
Emanuel and his wife chose the Lab School rather than the Chicago Public
Schools he’s made such a priority both during the campaign and first
months in office.
Prison resumes forcible medication of Loughner
PHOENIX (AP) -- Lawyers for the suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage
say prison officials have resumed forcibly medicating their client with
a psychotropic drug....
Angelina County jury finds man guilty of evading arrest after being
mistaken for burglar in his own home
A Lufkin man convicted of resisting arrest in his own home after police
mistook him for a burglar was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail and
a $500 fine.
VIDEO: Beef Prices May Jump As Drought Creates Cattle Surplus
CBS News: With the hot weather and lack of rain, nearly the entire state
remains in a serious or severe drought. Currently, 246 of Texas’s 254
counties are under a burn ban. That is creating a surplus in the number
of cattle heading to auction, as livestock owners can’t afford to feed
them and are looking to sell.
Taking Antidepressants Nearly Doubles Your Chance of Relapse
Not only does this study demonstrate that antidepressants worsen the
condition, it also shows that the underlying theory of a chemical
imbalance is a bunch of hooey.
The USDA “Invasive Species” Sham
Your taxpayer dollars are paying for the eradication of invasive species
like stink bugs and salt cedar. Meanwhile, more of your tax dollars are
funding the vast promotion of the ultimate invasive species: genetically
engineered plants and cloned animals.
Food Considerations in Times of Crises: Immediate Nutrition-No Preps
Immediate Nutrition is my substitution of the generic “Emergency Food”
term. The emphasis here is on what the body needs in terms of fuel, in
and out of emergent events. Food tells us nothing of value. It’s a vague
word. In relation to preparedness and purposed-living, Nutrition
describes the utility and objective of the comestibles which constitute
our kit-components. My use of the term Immediate refers to the mindset
behind the design of your kit, whatever its size.
Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead
Expert advice on how to establish self-sufficient food production,
including guidance on crop rotations, raising livestock and grazing
Cocaine Addiction Uses Same Brain Paths as Salt Cravings
Drugs hijack instinctual need for salt, study hints. Drugs such as
heroin and cocaine may owe some of their addictive powers to an ancient
instinct—our appetite for salt.
Highly radioactive tea with over 1000 bq/kg of Japan nuclear radiation
found in Paris
As Japan embarks on a campaign of cover up and censorship to hide the
discovery of radioactive tea within its own borders, hundreds of miles
from the Fukushima nuclear plant, tea with dangerous levels of Japan
nuclear radiation are found in Paris, France.
'Inhuman' Summer School in Chicago -- Without A/C
CHICAGO (CBS) – It’s hard to imagine, but some children are going to
school without air conditioning during this heat wave. As CBS 2′s
Susanna Song reports, parents with children in summer school at William
Penn Elementary School were gathering Thursday morning to speak out
against what they’re calling “unbearable conditions” in the classrooms.
Debt Crisis Being Used as Shock Doctrine to Steal More Money from the
American People to Give to the Richest .1%
The powers-that-be have used the "Shock Doctrine" to pass anti-American,
fascist legislation while the public was in a state of shock. This
applies to economic shocks, as well as physical attacks like 9/11.
VIDEO: Rand Paul "We Bring In Plenty To Pay Interest On The Debt & Pay
Social Security & Pay Our Soldiers"
Fox News- Lou Dobbs interviews Rand Paul on the debt ceiling.
VIDEO: Chrysler (Fiat) CEO Tells CNN: "U.S. Taxpayers Are Getting A
Phenomenal Deal By Losing ONLY $1.3 Billion On Bailout"
July 21, 2011- Chrysler (FIAT) CEO speaks with CNN. This one is
definitely worth watching.
Read all about it at CNN.
GE expected to report 13 percent rise in profit & pays no taxes, huh?
(Reuters) - Analysts expect General Electric Co (GE.N) to report a 13
percent rise in net profit on Friday, with strong demand from emerging
markets continuing to offset weak U.S. demand and its slimmed-down
Fragmenting the Internet Is Not a Security Solution
In light of the recent spate of high-profile hacking campaigns, and the
overall poor state of security on the internet, NextGov.com reports that
parts of the US government are advocating for a separate, “secure”
internet. The idea calls for segmenting “critical” networks...
The mass overmedication of foster children with psychiatric drugs
(NaturalNews) For a long list of reasons, the day-to-day life of a child
in foster care can be challenging. Foster parents are often stretched
thin and overburdened, foster children often wrestle with emotional
issues that can go misdiagnosed, unrecognized or misunderstood, and
qualified medical care for this vulnerable population is constantly in
Scientists want 'human-animal' tests monitored
British scientists say a new expert body should be formed to regulate
experiments mixing animal and human DNA to make sure no medical or
ethical boundaries are crossed.
The misdiagnosed health problem - Candida Infection is overlooked
(NaturalNews) It's an unfortunate truth that millions of people across
the world suffer from seemingly unexplainable and unpleasant symptoms
like chronic tiredness, recurring yeast infections and digestive issues.
Candida infection might not even enter their thoughts.
Check out the National Heirloom Exposition in Santa Rosa from September
13-15, the 'World's Fair' of pure food
(NaturalNews) If you have ever wanted to learn more about heirloom
farming and gardening -- and sample a treasure trove of heirloom produce
from all 50 US states -- then the National Heirloom Exposition taking
place in Santa Rosa, Calif., from September 13 - 15, 2011, is where you
want to be.
History - Thursday - July 21, 2011
1733 - John Winthrop was granted the first honorary Doctor of Law Degree
given by Harvard College in Cambridge, MA.
1831 - Belgium became independent as Leopold I was proclaimed King of
1861 - The first major battle of the U.S. Civil War began. It was the
Battle of Bull Run at Manassas Junction, VA. The Confederates won the
1873 - Jesse James and his gang pulled off the first train robbery in
the U.S. They took $3,000 from the Rock Island Express at Adair, IA.
1930 - The Veterans’ Administration of the United States was
1940 - Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia were annexed by the Soviet Union.
1944 - American forces landed on Guam during World War II.
1947 - Loren MacIver’s portrait of Emmett Kelly as Willie the Clown
appeared on the cover of "LIFE" magazine.
1949 - The U.S. Senate ratified the North Atlantic Treaty.
1954 - The Geneva Conference partitioned Vietnam into North Vietnam and
1959 - A U.S. District Court judge in New York City ruled that "Lady
Chatterley’s Lover" was not a dirty book.
1961 - Capt. Virgil "Gus" Grissom became the second American to rocket
into a sub-orbital pattern around the Earth. He was flying on the
Liberty Bell 7.
1997 - The U.S.S. Constitution, which defended the United States during
the War of 1812, set sail under its own power for the first time in 116
1999 - The missing plane of John F. Kennedy Jr. was found off of the
coast of Martha's Vineyard, MA. The bodies of Kennedy, his wife Carolyn
Bessette and her sister Lauren Bessette were found on board. The plane
had crashed on July 16, 1999.
2002 - WorldCom Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. At the
time it was the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history.
2004 - White House officials were briefed on the September 11
commission's final report. The 575-page report concluded that hijackers
exploited "deep institutional failings within our government." The
report was released to the public the next day.
2007 - The seventh and last book of the Harry Potter series, "Harry
Potter and the Deathly Hallows," was released.
An unprecedented 1 in 66 Americans is a diagnosed psychotic
Outselling even common drugs to treat high blood pressure and acid
reflux, antipsychotic medications are the single top-selling
prescription drug in the United States. Read More...
$900,000 in grants to study penis size in the gay community
As the country plunges further into debt and with the small task of
securing a multi-trillion dollar deal still on the cards, it has emerged
that thousands of tax dollars were wasted on a study examining the
correlation between a gay man's penis size and his sex life.
Discover the wonders of tea tree oil
(NaturalNews) Among the many natural ways to treat infection, tea tree
oil is one of the very best. Tea tree oil is an essential oil taken from
the leaves of the melaleuca alternifolia, a plant native to Australia
and New South Wales. It has a wide variety of uses with strong
antiseptic, antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties.
Rental Firms May be Allowed to Spy on Customers With Webcams
Aaron's Inc. franchisees are free to continue to monitor laptop leasers
via remote webcam spykit -- for now.
Chemtrails, HDTV -- SSSS Waves as Mind Control
Imagine this sci-fi scenario: A future scientific dictatorship uses
electromagnetic waves to control the minds of the masses, locking them
into a 'sub-reality' of negative moods and distorted thought. Scary idea
isn't it? Only this isn't fiction.
The Bank of America Settlement: The Latest Travesty in the U.S. Banking
BofA is close to settling with 22 large investors over failed
mortgage-backed securities (MBS). But it may only have to pay $8.5
billion to investors who claim that Countrywide Financial Corp. - which
BofA acquired in 2008 - lied to them about the value of the
mortgage-backed securities they purchased. If you do the math, the Bank
of America settlement would result in payments of less than 5 cents on
the dollar. But what's even more grotesque about this proposal is that
it would "wall off" the bank from any other suits or losses on the pools
in question - even though hundreds of other investors were also harmed
by the sunken securities.
39 Things That Are Driving Ordinary Americans Absolutely Crazy
According to a brand new ABC News/Washington Post poll, 80 percent of
Americans say that they are either dissatisfied or angry with the
government. Americans are deeply divided about what the solutions to our
problems are, but what almost everyone can agree on is that our problems
are getting worse.
New U.S. software to end ‘naked’ airport scans
In the face of an outcry over so-called "naked" body scans at airports,
US authorities on Wednesday announced plans for a new scanning system
that eliminates "passenger-specific images."
Heat 'dome' traps much of US in pressure cooker
CHICAGO (AP) — Much of the United States is trapped under a heat "dome"
caused by a huge area of high pressure that's compressing hot, moist air
beneath it, leading to miserable temperatures in the mid-90s to low 100s
and heat-index levels well above 100 degrees.
Heat, drought bake Oklahoma peach crop
Things started out peachy keen. Despite February's bitter cold,
predictions of a bumper crop came with the spring. The weather
cooperated — until it didn't.
The Coming Crisis in Phosphate Supplies
Phosphate is a mineral that is used in fertilizer to boost agricultural
productivity. It is greatly responsible for the "green" revolution and
the increased output of farms around the world. Unfortunately, the world
will be coming to a point, if certain trends hold, where we will run out
2011 Gulf of Mexico 'Dead Zone' Could Be Biggest Ever
ScienceDaily (July 19, 2011) — Researchers from Texas A&M University
have returned from a trip to examine the scope and size of this year's
"dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico and have measured it currently to be
about 3,300 square miles, or roughly the size of Delaware and Rhode
Island combined, but some researchers anticipate it becoming much
OPPD gets good news from NRC
Omaha World Herald July 20,2011- Beleaguered by flooding and under the
gun from regulators, the Omaha Public Power District received good news
Tuesday. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission agreed with OPPD's contention
that regulators had been too severe in their preliminary judgment of the
seriousness of the failure of an electrical component at the utility's
Flash Floods Near Los Alamos Could Wash Through Canyons Full Of Nuclear
IntelHub July 20, 2011 - Congress and officials are worried that flash
floods could wash through canyons near Los Alamos that are contaminated
with World War 2 era radioactive waste.
One dead as typhoon sideswipes Japan
Typhoon Ma-On swerved away from Japan's Pacific coast on Wednesday,
leaving one person dead and dozens of others injured and damaging a
centuries-old castle in Kyoto, officials and reports said.
VIDEO: Florida Fish & Wildlife researchers say 'pretty large' fish kill
Sharks, rays, crabs, and all kinds of fish have been turning up dead on
Southwest Florida beaches for the past two days.
The NSA Is Building An Artificial Intelligence System That Can Read
It's called "Aquaint" (Advanced QUestion Answering for INTelligence),
PBS's James Bamford takes a stab at explaining how it works: "As
more and more data is collected -- through phone calls, credit card
receipts, social networks like Facebook and MySpace, GPS tracks, cell
Internet searches, Amazon book purchases, even E-Z Pass toll records --
it may one day be possible to know not just where people are and what
they are doing, but what and how they think."
A Trillion of revenue is on the plate
We’re coming down to the wire on the debt limit. “Hard” deals are now
being put on the table. The Republicans have said all along they don’t
want any new taxes. But only a fool could think this can be done without
a significant amount of revenue increase. So if we’re to get a deal what
has to give? Easy. Rather than increase taxes the government can phase
out deductions. This data looks at individual deductions. This come to a
whopping $950 billion. You tell me, are you on this list?
Gold to Rise on $14.3 Trillion U.S. Debt Limit Increase – Bloomberg
Chart of the Day
Gold is flat in U.S. dollars and New Zealand dollars but marginally
lower in most currencies today as increased risk appetite has seen risk
assets rally despite poor fundamentals. Most Asian indices were higher,
except the Chinese and Indian markets, and European indices have also
NYT Brooks Promotes Eugenics "Death Panels" Amid Budget Crisis
In recent years, particularly since the passage of the Patient
Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), there seems to have been
an increase in the amount of commentary espousing the rationing of
healthcare for the elderly, chronically ill, and the handicapped. Ever
since the allegation (correct as it was) that the Obama health plan
contained rationing and “death panels,”...
debt cut to AA+ from AAA
Egan-Jones cuts the U.S. debt from AAA to AA+ citing factors that move
beyond the current political debate over how the debt ceiling will
ultimately be raised! Who is Egan-Jones and why should anyone care about
what its analysts think?
Report: Afghans hampering US banking program
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amid a growing financial scandal, Afghanistan
President Hamid Karzai has banned U.S. Treasury officials from his
country's central bank, hampering work to fight the flow of money to
insurgents, a report revealed Wednesday....
Alabama still collecting tax for Confederate vets
MOUNTAIN CREEK, Ala. (AP) -- The last of the more than 60,000
Confederate veterans who came home to Alabama after the Civil War died
generations ago, yet residents are still paying a tax that supported the
neediest among them....
20 Signs That The Fabric Of American Society Is Coming Apart At The
A lot of people like to blame the increasingly bizarre behavior of the
American people on the economy, but the reality is that things are not
nearly as bad as they are eventually going to be.
UN may switch blue helmets to green, then launch climate change
(NaturalNews) The United Nations may soon announce that merely by
changing the color of its soldiers' helmets from blue to green, it can
intervene in the business of sovereign nations under the guise of
so-called "climate change peacekeeping."
Supreme Court: Generic drug makers cannot be sued in state court for
permanent damage caused by bad labeling
(NaturalNews) Federal officials appear to have once again sided with Big
Pharma rather than the people they are supposed to represent.
A handful of nuts each day may prevent diabetes and associated
(NaturalNews) Research published in the prestigious journal Diabetes
Care (published by the American Diabetes Association) suggests that two
ounces of nuts consumed daily when substituted for refined carbohydrate
foods can prevent diabetes and the deadly complications caused by the
History - Wednesday - July 20, 2011
1861 - The Congress of the Confederate States began holding sessions in
1868 - Legislation that ordered U.S. tax stamps to be placed on all
cigarette packs was passed.
1881 - Sioux Indian leader Sitting Bull, a fugitive since the Battle of
the Little Big Horn, surrendered to federal troops.
1908 - In the United States, the Sullivan Ordinance bars women from
smoking in public facilities.
1917 - The draft lottery in World War I went into operation.
1942 - The first detachment of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, (WACS)
began basic training at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
1944 - An attempt by a group of German officials to assassinate Adolf
Hitler failed. The bomb exploded at Hitler's Rastenburg headquarters.
Hitler was only wounded.
1944 - U.S. President Roosevelt was nominated for an unprecedented
fourth term of office at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
1951 - Jordan's King Abdullah Ibn Hussein was assassinated in Jerusalem.
1969 - Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr.
became the first men to walk on the moon.
1974 - Turkish forces invaded Cyprus.
1976 - America's Viking I robot spacecraft made a successful landing on
1977 - A flash flood hit Johnstown, PA, killing 80 people and causing
$350 million worth of damage.
1982 - U.S. President Ronald Reagan pulled the U.S. out of comprehensive
test ban negotiations indefinitely.
1985 - Treasure hunters began raising $400 million in coins and silver
from the Spanish galleon "Nuestra Senora de Atocha." The ship sank in
1622 40 miles of the coast of Key West, FL.
1992 - Vaclav Havel, the playwright who led the Velvet Revolution
against communism, stepped down as president of Czechoslovakia.
1993 - White House deputy counsel Vincent Foster Jr. was found shot to
death, a suicide, in a park near Washington, DC.
1997 - Seven people were arrested after New York City police found
scores of deaf Mexicans kept in slave-like conditions and forced to
peddle trinkets for the smugglers who had brought them to the U.S.
1998 - Russia won a $11.2 billion loan from the International Monetary
Fund to help avert the devaluation of its currency.
2003 - In India, elephants used for commercial work began wearing
reflectors to avoid being hit by cars during night work.
Reports: US drone shot down over Iran nuke site
Iran shot down an unmanned US spy plane over its Fordu nuclear site, a
state-run website reported on Wednesday, a day after it confirmed it was
installing a new generation of advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges.
"An unmanned US spy plane flying over the holy city of Qom near the
uranium enrichment Fordu site was shot down by the Revolutionary Guards'
air defense units,"
The 5 Precious Metal Scams to Avoid
There are a few things you need to know before you begin your journey
with precious metals.
praises 'fantastic' new post-traumatic stress therapy
Simple technique 'going viral,' bringing 'rapid improvement' to
soldiers, families. Fortunately, a new technique for coping with PTSD
and other stress-related syndromes – involving neither drugs nor, in
many cases, even the psychiatrist's couch – is now spreading rapidly
throughout the various service branches. Although it has proliferated
almost entirely by word of mouth – given to soldiers and family members
by psychologists, nurses, military chaplains, fellow soldiers and senior
officers – its simplicity, privacy and remarkable track record are being
noticed at the highest levels.
Pentagon Warning Order: ‘Prepare for War’
The world is just one misstep away from a complete financial, economic
and geo-political meltdown.
$1 TRILLION IN NEW TAXES?!
GOP pushes huge deficit-cutting bill through House. President Barack
Obama and a startling number of Republican senators lauded a
deficit-reduction plan put forward earlier in the day by a bipartisan
"Gang of Six" lawmakers that calls for $1 trillion in what sponsors
delicately called "additional revenue" and some critics swiftly labeled
as higher taxes.
13 deaths in Midwest tied to heat wave
The heat was on Monday for millions of Americans from the Upper Midwest
to Texas and Oklahoma, where roads buckled and poultry farmers deployed
fans and watered rooftops to protect flocks. The National Weather
Service put 18 states stretching from North Dakota to Texas and East to
Ohio under a heat warning, watch or advisory. It said as many 13 deaths
in the past week in the Midwest could be blamed on the effects of the
VIDEO: The CIA's Secret Sites in Somalia
The site, which airport officials and Somali intelligence sources say
was completed four months ago, is guarded by Somali soldiers, but the
Americans control access. At the facility, the CIA runs a
counterterrorism training program for Somali intelligence agents...
Key US lawmakers assail Obama on detainees
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Top Republican US lawmakers on Tuesday assailed
President Barack Obama's policy for detaining suspected terrorists and
his decision to bring a suspected Somali extremist to trial on US soil.
Murdoch's media malpractice and the genetic altering of human beings
through DNA vaccines
(NaturalNews) Rupert Murdoch's media empire News Corp., which represents
the second largest media conglomerate in the world behind the Walt
Disney Company, is taking a severe beating as Murdoch himself is having
to address various criminal allegations, including that his News of the
World tabloid illegally hacked private phone lines and committed various
Should You Have a Say about What Goes On in Your Home?
Smart Meter news July 19, 2011- This situation can be changed! Every
state in the US has a public utilities commission (PUC). The exact
powers and authorities given to a PUC vary from state to state, as each
PUC was created by state legislation...
Rense & Marti Oakley – Guardianship – theft, looting and murder
It happens everyday in every state. Elderly or disabled individuals are
kidnapped under the guise of “guardianship” by predatory guardians who
then begin bleeding off the estate.
Oil Pipeline Breaks on Blackfeet Reservation; Significant Volume of Oil
Floods Cut Bank River, Montana (Video)
Plenty of people have heard of the recent oil spill on the Yellowstone
River in Montana. Few are aware, however, that three weeks ago another
leak formed a creek of crude running down to Cut Bank River just miles
from Glacier National Park.
Dangerous Levels Of Radiation Recorded In Canada As Fukushima Radiation
Multiple videos have been released showing high levels of radiation in
Canada as the corporate media continues to cover up the real dangers
posed by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. The tests were taken in
multiple places in Canada including Lake Louise BC, Kelowna BC, Red
Deer/Edmonton, and Hope BC.
Medicare announces it will continue to cover drugs even if the FDA bans
them as dangerous for humans
(NaturalNews) Officials with Medicare say the government health care
program will continue paying for drugs even if the Food and Drug
Administration revoke their safe-and-effective status.
Bayer loses Supreme Court case, now faces class action lawsuit over
(NaturalNews) The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to Big Pharma Bayer
Corp., a division of Bayer AG, last month when justices ruled that a
class-action suit against the company by a pair of West Virginia
residents could move forward.
Heartworm drugs for pets; Big Pharma's cash cow
(NaturalNews) In a seemingly diabolical plot, veterinarians and
pharmaceutical companies have teamed up in a marketing campaign to
frighten pet guardians into giving year-round heartworm preventatives to
their cats, as well as dogs. These so-called experts say they're doing
this to improve protection for individual pets, but the facts say their
motives may be less pure.
VIDEO: Fukushima-type disaster inevitable in U.S.?
(CBS News) July 19, 2011 - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission was to meet
Tuesday to discuss sweeping new safety recommendations, after having
just finished inspecting all 104 U.S. nuclear plants in the wake of
Japan's Fukushima disaster
Fort Calhoun plant to get oversight
BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators plan to increase their oversight
of Omaha Public Power District's Fort Calhoun nuclear plant because of a
new regulatory violation at the plant.
FX Energy to plug oil wells at northwestern Montana spill site
HELENA - FX Energy Inc. plans to permanently shut down two oil wells in
northwestern Montana where a spill went unreported for a month and
spread nearly a mile before being discovered, a company executive said
Midwest heat wave expected to persist this week
HORIZON CITY, Texas (AP) - The high temperatures gripping much of the
Midwest are nearly certain to persist through the week, and forecasters
say the extreme discomfort will soon spread to the East Coast.
Intense Heat Wave Tracker
Blistering heat blankets 1/2 of Nation...
Heat Wave Kills 4,300 Turkeys in Kansas, 50,000 Chickens in North
The serious heat wave in the Midwest has killed 4,300 turkeys in Kansas.
By now, most people are aware that several states including Kansas,
Oklahoma, North Carolina, Arkansas, Missouri and Virginia have had a
string of 100+ degrees days causing heat warnings throughout the region.
Murdoch Survives Hearing, But His Aura Takes A Hit
July 19, 2011 - Rupert Murdoch‘s close encounter with Parliament this
morning was an experience fraught with both danger and opportunity. If
the News Corp. mogul failed to capitalize on the latter, he at least
successfully skirted the former, and ended up without any egg on his
Police chief: 10 press officers worked for Murdoch
July 19, 2011 - LONDON (AP) -- London's outgoing police chief says 10 of
45 press officers for the force are former employees of Rupert Murdoch's
'Someone's coming to get me': Terrified phone-hacking whistleblower
feared for his life before he was found dead
The man who launched the entire phone hacking scandal had become a
paranoid recluse who believed someone was out to get him, a friend has
Ohio church holds mock retrial of Casey Anthony
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A church service in Ohio has included a mock retrial
of Casey Anthony, the woman in Florida found not guilty of killing her
Atlanta OKs surveillance center; cameras to watch city
July 18, 2011 - On Monday, the Atlanta City Council approved a measure
to network and monitor thousands of public and privately owned security
cameras throughout Atlanta. The cameras and images will be part of a new
multi-million dollar video integration center, designed to compile and
analyze footage from the network...
VIDEO: Newark Cop: “I Can Do Whatever the Hell I Want”
CBS News - While the consequences of his actions were not as horrific as
those of the San Francisco police department over the weekend, this
Newark, New Jersey police officer provides us a glimpse into the culture
that seems to be pervading police departments across the United States.
David Beckham Reignites Hypocrisy of “Overpopulation” Alarmists
Following the birth of the David and Victoria Beckham’s fourth child
last week, the modern vanguard of the elitist, arcane and racist
eugenics movement, now re-packaged as “overpopulation,” reacted by
lambasting the Beckhams as a “bad example” for families, labeling them
“environmentally irresponsible” for having too many kids.
Mass Murder Merger: Petraeus Moves to CIA
The elite have once gain shuffled the deck. This time the consummate
bureaucrat and insider Leon Panetta moves to the Defense Department and
Gen. David Petraeus sets sail for the CIA. But the move is more than a
game of musical chairs. Petraeus will manage the next phase of the
so-called war on terror.
VIDEO: Alex Jones On Bohemian Grove 2011 Agenda
While the US is struggling to find a solution on the debt ceiling, the
country’s elite seems to be not so concerned. Some of American past
Senators, artists and top business leaders are partying in the woods of
The Gang of Six Is Back From The Dead
The on-again, off-again “Gang of Six” has come back on the scene and is
offering a “Bipartisan Plan to Reduce Our Nation’s Deficits.” The
proposal is quite similar to the one put forth by the President’s
Simpson-Bowles Commission, which isn’t too surprising since some of the
same people are involved.
18 Signs That Global Financial Markets Smell Blood In The Water
The entire global financial system appears to be racing toward another
major crisis. So could we potentially see a repeat of 2008? Sadly, when
the next big financial crisis happens it might be worse than 2008.
Cisco to lay off thousands of employees
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Cisco Systems Inc., the world's largest maker of
computer-networking gear, is reducing its work force by about 9 percent
to reduce costs and raise profits as the company tries to become more
Your tax dollars at work – EPA offers “golf swing seminar” on EPA work
hours and in an EPA facility
From the “why can’t we have fun on the taxpayer’s dime while we are
destroying the economy” department. Here’s the content of an email
making the rounds internally at the EPA today...
Amazon says gets OK for Calif sales tax referendum
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. says the California Attorney
General's Office has approved its petition for a referendum that would
let voters decide whether to overturn a new law that forces online
retailers to collect sales taxes in the state....
Woman Hasn’t Used Money Or Credit in 15 Years
Heidemarie Schwermer, a 69-year-old woman from Germany, gave up using
money 15 years ago and says she’s been much happier ever since.
Nabi smoking vaccine fails in study; shares skid
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) -- Nabi Biopharmaceuticals said Monday that its
experimental anti-smoking vaccine NicVAX did not meet its main goal in a
late-stage test, sending the company's shares plunging.
131 Children Vaccinated At Gunpoint in Malawi
The Gates Foundation has long been in an aggressive effort to vaccinate
the world and often targets poor Africans. The Gates’ web site showcases
Melinda Gates applauding Malawi for enforcing vaccine programs with its
helpful “health surveillance assistants.”
Brooklyn Supermarket Resorting to Sensory Mind Control
A chain of supermarkets in Brooklyn and Staten Island has started piping
in food scents to their stores in an effort to subliminally encourage
customers to buy stuff. Scents you might smell in NetCost Market include
“Lindt Chocolate,” “Smoky Bacon,” and “Rosemary Focaccia.” A shopper in
Sheepshead Bay told the Post, “It made me really hungry all of a
sudden!” Well, yes, that’s the idea.
Hospitals, doctors take ‘palm prints’ to ID patients
NEW YORK (WABC) -- Palms have taken on a new meaning at some doctors'
offices and hospitals. More unique than fingerprints, palm readings are
helping keep patients straight and safe. t's palm reading, indeed, but
not the fortune teller kind. More than 8,000 patients at the NYU Langone
Medical Center have already had their palms read as part of their
NYT Launches Attack on Supplement-Protecting Senator—Just as DSHEA Comes
under Renewed Threat
The New York Times made nasty insinuations about both the supplement
industry and Sen. Hatch, one of the two authors of DSHEA—and got the
facts completely wrong about [Alliance for Natural Health] ANH-USA.
Coming soon - GMO vaccines contained in our food
(NaturalNews) Over the past two years, there has been research on
unleashing vaccines through foods and even insects. These developments
are touted as options for mass vaccination programs without needles.
They also have the potential for sneaking vaccines into our bodies
without our consent. GMO foods are successfully avoiding being labeled
as such in America. What about GMO food vaccines? Now in Australia,
another sneaky vaccination method is being developed for our
Video: Growing Food in a Forest Garden
From wild permaculture forest gardening on the BBC to a tour of a
20-year-old permaculture garden, we've seen a fair few examples of
"forest gardens"—edible landscapes designed to mimic the form and
function of a young, natural woodland. But the concept os so different
from either traditional farming, or most techniques for backyard food
growing, that it is always worth revisiting.
On a lighter side: VIDEO:
Useful Jesse… see how YOUR dog could help YOU!
Presenting, Useful Dog Tricks!! Whoever said tricks can't be useful?
Jesse loves helping around the house, and I just love his happy attitude
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History - Tuesday - July 19, 2011
1870 - France declared war on Prussia.
1939 - Dr. Roy P. Scholz became the first surgeon to use fiberglass
1942 - German U-boats were withdrawn from positions off the U.S.
Atlantic coast due to effective American anti-submarine countermeasures.
1943 - During World War II, more than 150 B-17 and 112 B-24 bombers
attacked Rome for the first time.
1946 - Marilyn Monroe acted in her first screen test.
1974 - The House Judiciary Committee recommended that U.S. President
Richard Nixon should stand trial in the Senate for any of the five
impeachment charges against him.
1975 - The Apollo and Soyuz spacecrafts separated after being linked in
orbit for two days.
1982 - The U.S. Census Bureau reported that 14% of the population had an
income below the official poverty level in 1981.
1984 - Geraldine Ferraro was nominated by the Democratic Party to become
the first woman from a major political party to run for the office of
1985 - Christa McAuliffe of New Hampshire was chosen to be the first
schoolteacher to ride aboard the space shuttle. She died with six others
when the Challenger exploded the following year.
1989 - 112 people were killed when a United Airline DC-10 airplane
crashed in Sioux City, Iowa. 184 people did survive the accident.
Ten-year-old boy hangs himself after taking Ritalin and Prozac
(NaturalNews) A ten-year-old boy hung himself with a belt from his bunk
bed while taking a psychotropic combination of Ritalin and Prozac. The
boy's father says that the two drugs are entirely to blame for the death
of his son, whose boisterous behavior and low spirits led to a
psychiatrist's suggestion to begin taking them.
Halliburton profit jumps on strong U.S. demand
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Halliburton Co , the world's
second-largest oilfield services company, reported a forecast-topping 54
percent jump in profit on Monday as a U.S. onshore drilling boom showed
no sign of cooling off.
Monitoring continues around Las Conchas Fire near Los Alamos
The Environment Department's DOE Oversight Bureau chief, Thomas
Skibitski, said the department may find "measurable levels" of
contaminants that don't pose health or environmental risks, and
standards may be exceeded during storm events -- a number of steps can
be taken if hazardous levels of contaminants are found. "Sometimes that
will manifest itself as a health advisory,"
Will Typhoon Ma-on Wreak Radioactive Havoc?
Look where the Typhoon Ma-on system is heading. Once it spreads out over
the Japan coast and distributes more havoc on the poor people of Japan,
it then will carry its whipped up load of radioactivity straight west.
Better keep an eye on this as it unfolds.
NASA Infrared Imagery.
18 Signs That Global Financial Markets Smell Blood In The Water
Most people don't have much sympathy for the banksters, but if we do see
a repeat of 2008 they are going to be cutting off credit and begging for
massive bailouts once again, and that would not be good news for the
Webster Tarpley : The worst Economic crisis in world history
Webster Tarpley) GENOCIDAL WORLD ECONOMIC DEPRESSION : the second wave
of world massive depression lashes the globe, United States on the brink
of bankruptcy and default thanks to a click of lunatics and the
treachery of Wall street puppet Obama , a surprise sneak attack this
week has thrown Italy into the crisis previously inhabited by Greece and
Portugal ...this is a world economic depression of unprecedented
proportion , of genocidal potential and we cannot have business as usual
these are not market events these are not boom and bust cycles this is a
break down crisis it is a disintegration of the entire world system.
Too Big To Fail?: 10 Banks Own 77 Percent Of All U.S. Banking Assets
The largest banks have tens of trillions of dollars of exposure to
derivatives. When the next great financial collapse happens, derivatives
will almost certainly be at the center of it once again. These side bets
do not create anything real for the economy - they just make and lose
huge amounts of money. We never know when the next great derivatives
crisis will strike. Derivatives are essentially like a "sword of
Damocles" that perpetually hangs over the U.S. financial system.
A Sovereign-Debt-Default Survival Kit: The Four Countries That Will Keep
Their AAA Ratings
And it's no longer just Europe that we have to be worried about. On
Friday, Standard and Poor's warned that there was a 50-50 chance that
the United States would lose its AAA debt rating in the next 90 days -
even if the debt ceiling didn't result in a U.S. default.
The Daily Bell - Debt Ceiling Drama (Ron Paul Commentary)
Every time the Federal Reserve engages in more quantitative easing and
devalues the dollar, it is defaulting on the American people by eroding
their purchasing power and inflating their savings away. The dollar has
lost nearly 50% of its value against gold since 2008.
15,000 US Troops to Remain In Iraq, Renamed “Diplomats”
The majority of the troops will receive a “cover designation” and be
labeled “diplomats,” but their job will be to protect oilfields and
serve four giant military bases that will ensure the occupation remains
TEPCO acts as typhoon heads for Fukushima
Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) is rushing to install a cover over a
building at its crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant to shield it
from wind and rain as Typhoon Ma-on approaches Japan. Work on the cover
for the turbine building of the No 3 reactor started yesterday, said
TEPCO general manager Junichi Matsumoto. The transfer of tainted water
for storage in a barge docked next to the plant was halted, spokesman
Satoshi Watanabe said. The eye of Ma-on, categorised as "extremely
strong," was about 1,200km from the Fukushima plant, according to the
website of the Japan Meteorological Agency, which issued warnings for
floods and high waves along the southern coast from Okinawa to Tokyo.
Japan plans to ban Fukushima beef over radiation concerns
Japan's government is set to suspend all cattle shipments from Fukushima
as concerns over radiation-tainted beef escalate. Senior Vice Health
Minister Kohei Otsuka said beef from surrounding areas may also be
affected. It comes after 136 cows were found to have consumed feed
affected by radioactive caesium. This is the latest health scare linked
to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant damaged by the March
Radiation detected in Northwest rainwater
A Seattle nuclear watchdog group is accusing the federal government of
failing to keep the public informed of radiation from the Fukushima
nuclear disaster. "The level that was detected on March 24 was 41 times
the drinking water standard," said Gerry Pollet from Heart of America
Northwest. He reviewed Iodine 131 numbers released by the Environmental
Protection Agency last spring. "Our government said no health levels, no
health levels were exceeded. When in fact the rain water in the
Northwest is reaching levels 130 times the drinking water standards,"
US meets with Kadhafi representatives: official
WASHINGTON (AFP) - US envoys held a rare meeting with representatives of
Moamer Kadhafi's regime over the weekend and urged the Libyan strongman
to cede power, a US official said Monday.
(NaturalNews) For almost three months the bad nuclear news has been
shouting at us, warning us, but even the professionals in the area of
toxicity are not abandoning their lives or homes. Is it an
everyone-goes-down-with-the-ship paradigm that has a hold...
Drought cripples southern farms
Half of Dahlen Hancock’s cotton fields are dead. The other half are
clinging to life. The 5,800 acres he farms near Lubbock, Texas, are half
irrigated and half at the mercy of the clouds. And the past nine months
have been the driest in Texas on record...
President Obama Threatens to Veto "Cut, Cap and Balance"
The Obama administration says President Obama would veto the so called
"cut, cap and balance" amendment supported by House Republican freshmen
and members of the Tea Party if it came to him for signature. The bill
includes a constitutional amendment that requires a balanced budget and
allows the government to borrow $2.4 trillion more - but only in
conjunction with large spending cuts.
the Table,’ Debt Deal Will Be Struck: Geithner
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told CNBC Monday that he is certain that
congressional leaders will strike a deal to raise the federal debt
ceiling prior to the Aug. 2 deadline to avoid default.
Coburn proposes $9 trillion deficit cut measure
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One of the Senate's staunchest budget-cutters
unveiled Monday a massive plan to cut the nation's deficit by $9
trillion over the coming decade, including $1 trillion in tax increases
opposed by most of his fellow Republicans.
Two never-finished Navy ships head to scrap heap
They are the two ships no one wanted, almost constantly embroiled in one
dispute or another for the past 25 years. The two Navy behemoths have
never gone on a mission, were never even completed, yet they cost
taxpayers at least $300 million.
Libya’s Palestinian Refugees and the Current Crisis (I of II)
This latest attack, in the Ain Zara and Tajoura districts in the eastern
suburbs of Tripoli killed 3 more civilians, increasing the more than
1,100 total civilian deaths by NATO, according to Libyan Ministry of
Health statistics. This latest attack is believed to have employed four
US MK-83, 1000 lb. guided bombs and four US Hellfire missiles.
VIDEO: TSA Threatens Congressman For Disclosing 25,000 Security Breaches
The Department of Homeland Security has complained to Rep. Jason
Chaffetz (R-Utah) about what it says was an inappropriate disclosure of
sensitive security information to the press by the House transportation
panel that he chairs.
Full Speed Ahead For Facial Recognition Technology
Face.com has been used to tag over 25 billion faces in over 7 billion
photos since launching in late 2007. Facebook users had been using the
Face.com facial recognition app to tag friends in photos for two years
Small Arkansas Town Wants To Ban Free Speech And Freedom Of Assembly, No
“Group” Will Be Able To Meet Without Cities Permission
A small Arkansas town of 850 is attempting to ban groups from meeting to
talk about the city without first getting permission from the city
itself. In a move reminiscent of Nazi Germany, the Gould, Arkansas City
Council has moved to ban all groups from discussing the city, even in
their own home!
The Quiet Coup: The Implementation of Agenda 21
People have noticed the 25 government agencies on Obama’s new White
House Rural Council. And, they’re questioning what might be the need for
all of them. What people may not have noticed yet, is that the
government agencies in this council are also on other councils.
Audio: Wynn Slams Obama On Business: "Responsible For Fear In America"
And I'm saying it bluntly, that this administration is the greatest wet
blanket to business, and progress and job creation in my lifetime. And I
can prove it and I could spend the next 3 hours giving you examples of
all of us in this market place that are frightened to death about all
the new regulations...
RNC Says Obama Fundraising Video 'Apparent Crime,' Seeks DOJ Probe
ABC News’ Devin Dwyer (@devindwyer) reports: The Republican National
Committee has asked the Justice Department to investigate what it calls
a matter of “grave concern:” President Obama’s appearance in a campaign
video filmed inside the White House.
Get Ready for a 70% Marginal Tax Rate
President Obama has been using the debt-ceiling debate and bipartisan
calls for deficit reduction to demand higher taxes. With unemployment
stuck at 9.2% and a vigorous economic "recovery" appearing more and more
elusive, his timing couldn't be worse.
American Government-Endorsed Rating Agency Downgrades U.S. Credit
While the mainstream media will not pay much attention to Egan-Jones,
the downgrade is another indication that the debt ceiling debate is a
melodrama distracting from the deeper issues. See
Forecast: homes to lose 20% more in value
When will we reach bottom in the housing market? With lenders filing
foreclosures more slowly and an excess inventory of homes, housing
prices could fall another 20 percent next year, says one economist.
Scientists Gagged From Interpreting Study That Links Climate Change To
The UK’s Register suggests one reason that the “gag order” may have been
issued is because the experiment invites a politically unacceptable
hypothesis on climate change, or to say it another way, the study shows
that Global Warming may not be a human caused phenomenon.
'Colossal blunder' on radioactive cattle feed / Govt officials admit
responsibility for foul-up that let tainted beef enter nation's food
Japan: Officials of the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry
have admitted they did not consider the possibility of cattle ingesting
straw contaminated by radioactive substances emitted from the Fukushima
No. 1 nuclear power plant.
Government-funded electric car company folds; more than $500,000 in
taxpayer funds lost
The State of California is completely overwhelmed by debt; roughly $377
billion in debt to be specific. To make matters worse, the City of
Salinas and their residents are now going to have to eat over half of a
million dollars in lost taxpayer dollars.
US pediatrician suggests government should take obese children away from
(NaturalNews) A pediatrician in Boston named David Ludwig has been
sharply criticized over the past week for suggesting that obese children
might be taken away from their parents by state authorities for their
Clear acne with green smoothies
(NaturalNews) While most acne solutions focus on surface treatments,
truly clear skin comes from treating acne from the inside out. Like the
rest of the body, the skin needs nourishment and nutrients in order to
heal and cleanse itself. One of the most powerful foods for clearing
acne is the green smoothie.
Seed hunters make mad dash to save the food crops of humanity
(NaturalNews) In the face of today`s burgeoning loss of seed diversity,
the need for a doubling in food production in the next fifty years and
the threatened spread of deadly food fungus has instigated seed hunters
to scour world markets in a desperate search for the last varieties of
wheat, rice, barley, lentils and chickpeas.
Homeland Security Facial Recognition System Revoked Wrong Citizen’s
“I was shocked,’’ Gass said in a recent interview. “As far as I was
concerned, I had done nothing wrong.’’ After frantic calls and a hearing
with Registry officials, Gass learned the problem: An antiterrorism
computerized facial recognition system that scans a database of millions
of state driver’s license images had picked his as a possible fraud.
NYC Testing New Technology Aimed At Reducing Traffic Congestion
The new program is sort of big brother-ish. An array of new traffic
monitoring gear, including microwave sensors, traffic video cameras and
E-ZPass readers will be used to measure traffic volume at 23
AP Exclusive: Mortgage 'robo-signing' goes on
Mortgage industry employees are still signing documents they haven't
read and using fake signatures more than eight months after big banks
and mortgage companies promised to stop the illegal practices that led
to a nationwide halt of home foreclosures.
News of the World phone-hacking whistleblower found dead
Sean Hoare, the former News of the World showbusiness reporter who was
the first named journalist to allege that Andy Coulson was aware of
phone hacking by his staff, has been found dead.
London police feel the heat in UK hacking scandal
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's tabloid phone-hacking scandal enveloped the
London police force Monday with the rapid-fire resignations of two top
officers amid claims of possible illegal eavesdropping, bribery and
collusion. U.K officials immediately vowed to investigate.
VIDEO: Testimony For Vaccine Exemption in Schools To MA Legislators on
By Mr. Keenan of Salem (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill,
House, No. 1055) of Andrea Rupert for legislation to allow students not
immunized to be admitted to schools upon the written request of a
parent. Education.An Act relative to childhood immunizations...
BP Launches Latest TV Ads on Cleanup Efforts
BP released a new series of television commercials on their restoration
efforts in the Gulf. The videos feature neighbors who were affected by
the oil spill, and say things are back to normal.
Treasure trove of rare earth metals discovered on sea floor; will mining
devastate ocean ecosystem?
(NaturalNews) Rare earth metals, which have a number of useful
applications, are also key elements in the construction of some of the
world's leading green...
Coming in 2012: Genetically modified front lawns and the mass spraying
of neighborhoods and playgrounds with RoundUp
(NaturalNews) Thanks to a recent admission by the USDA that it does not
have the regulatory framework to even regulate GMOs, the world of
biotech is set to unleash a tidal wave of genetically modified seeds
upon the United States. This is the upshot...
USDA trying to run organic leafy green growers out of business
(NaturalNews) Results of the passage of S. 510, the FDA Food Safety
Modernization Act, are beginning to come into play -- and in this case
the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), rather than the FDA, has
decided to take the helm. A recent Action Alert...
Interview with Dr. John Cannell on benefits of vitamin D
(NaturalNews) Mike Adams recently interviewed the Executive Director of
the Vitamin D Council, Dr. John Cannell, MD, in order to obtain more
information about the nutrient which has been gaining ground as a proven
necessity for cancer protection, good...
Vitamin D influences brain proteins to protect against Alzheimer`s
Advanced age and the build-up of amyloid beta protein clumps on brain
structures are the clinical manifestation leading to the devastating
form of dementia known as Alzheimer`s disease. Breaking research
published in the journal Fluids...
Beets detoxify the liver
The liver is an organ that removes toxins and other harmful substances
from the body, allowing the body to function without experiencing the
many illnesses and other harmful side effects that these toxins can
cause. For this reason, it is...
History - Monday - July 18, 2011
1743 - "The New York Weekly Journal" published the first half-page
1914 - Six planes of the U.S. Army helped to form an aviation division
called the Signal Corps.
1932 - The U.S. and Canada signed a treaty to develop the St. Lawrence
1936 - The Spanish Civil War began as Gen. Francisco Franco led an
uprising of army troops based in Spanish North Africa.
1942 - The German Me-262, the first jet-propelled aircraft to fly in
combat, made its first flight.
1944 - U.S. troops captured Saint-Lo, France, ending the battle of the
1944 - Hideki Tojo was removed as Japanese premier and war minister due
to setbacks suffered by his country in World War II.
1947 - U.S. President Truman signed the Presidential Succession Act,
which placed the Speaker of the House and the Senate President Pro
Tempore next in the line of succession after the vice president.
1971 - New Zealand and Australia announced they would pull their troops
out of Vietnam.
1984 - A gunman opened fire at a McDonald's fast-food restaurant in San
Ysidro, CA. He killed 21 people before being shot dead by police.
1994 - In Buenos Aires, a massive car bomb killed 96 people belonging to
Argentinean Jewish organizations.
2000 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was arrested on suspicion of driving under
the influence of marijuana. He was stopped for speeding and then failed
to pass a sobriety test. Abdul- Jabbar was the leading scorer in
National Basketball Association (NBA) history at the time.
2001 - A train derailed, involving 60 cars, in a Baltimore train tunnel.
The fire that resulted lasted for six days and virtually closed down
downtown Baltimore for several days.
Military Equipment Spotted in Missouri - Taken by Power Hour Team
July 18, 2011 Missouri River Flooding Update
The latest news coverage on the Missouri flooding from KETV NewsWatch 7
Gold rises above $1,600/oz as debt fears simmer
(Reuters) July 18, 2011 - Gold prices rallied to record highs above
$1,600 an ounce in Europe on Monday as investors spooked by the euro
zone debt crisis and the threat of a U.S. default bought into the metal
as a haven from risk.
Greenspan: Dumb Americans Deserve Unemployment
The former boss of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan, said the reason
Gen-Xers are unemployed and suffering from a lower standard of living is
because they are lazy, stupid, and unproductive. U.S. companies would be
better off hiring immigrants.
Congressman Boswell fights off armed intruder at Iowa farm house
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) --- A home invasion at Rep. Leonard Boswell's Iowa
farm ended when his 22-year-old grandson fetched a shotgun and aimed it
at the intruder, according to a statement from the congressman's office.
No one was seriously injured.
Police State: San Francisco Police Shoot and Kill Man for Not Paying His
(Warning: Explicit Language)
On Saturday, July
16th, the San Francisco Police shot and killed an unarmed 19 year-old
man for allegedly not paying his Muni train fare. Witnesses say the
shooting happened after the suspect de-boarded the T-Third Muni train
and was confronted by police for not having a ticket. A chase ensued and
the suspect was shot at six to ten times.
Iran and China sign $4b in deals
Iran and China on Saturday signed a series of agreements worth $4
billion (€2.8 billion) for infrastructure projects as part of a broader
bid to boost trade volume between the two nations, Iranian state media
History of U.S. Debt Defaults
John S. Chamberlain writes: On July 13th, the president of the United
States angrily walked out of ongoing negotiations over the raising of
the debt ceiling from its legislated maximum of $14.294 trillion
dollars. This prompted a new round of speculation over whether the
United States might default on its financial obligations. In these
circumstances, it is useful to recall the previous instances in which
this has occurred and the effects of those defaults. By studying the
defaults of the past, we can gain insights into what future defaults
Colo. woman accused of groping TSA agent in Ariz.
Phoenix police say 61-year-old Yukari Mihamae is accused of grabbing the
left breast of the unidentified TSA agent Thursday afternoon at an
airport checkpoint. TSA staff say Mihamae refused to be go through
passenger screening and became argumentative before she squeezed and
twisted the agent's breast with both hands.
Possible Cancer Cluster in Fort Detrick, Maryland Under Investigation
Biodefense facilities in Fort Detrick, Maryland have nearby residents
rightfully concerned about a host of diseases many believe are related
to Army activities that include Agent Orange testing during the Vietnam
War. Most recently, a possible cancer cluster has been the subject an
VIDEO: Something’s Rotten in the State of Arizona
Fox Business News July 15, 2011 - Embattled Quartzsite, Ariz. Mayor Ed
Foster joins Freedom Watch to sound the alarm about the outrageous
crimes he alleges the town government is committing
New Las Conchas Fire Air Sample Monitoring Information
The air monitoring results for 137-Cesium, 239-Plutonium, and
241-Americium are below air effluent Concentrations as specified in
Table II of 126.96.36.1991 NMAC, and are in compliance with “Dose Limits for
Individual Members of the Public”...
NRC: Exelon Cleaning Up Chemical Leak At Illinois Nuclear Plant
A chemical leak at an Illinois nuclear power plant run by Exelon Corp. (EXC)
has temporarily restricted access to a vital cooling area of the
facility as crews work to clean up the spill, federal regulators said.
INSANE! Experts Warn of al-Qaeda Attack If Debt Ceiling Not Raised
It’s not enough to frighten Americans with personal financial disaster
if the massive debt scam is not perpetuated. In order to send the
message, the government has decided to stoke up the al-Qaeda threat.
US veterans face homelessness
According to data published by the United States Department of Veterans
Affairs, the number of US veterans, homeless on any given night as of
June this year, stands at a staggering 75,700, a Press TV correspondent
FINALLY! - Ireland Issues Threat To Billionaire Bondholders
Mr O'Connor said the country had to extricate itself from "the
straitjacket" of the EU/IMF/ECB bailout agreement, which, he said, was
suffocating any prospect of growth in domestic demand. He said without
such growth there would be no appreciable recovery.
World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis in Somalia: U.S. Sends in the Marines
and More Drones
Even as U.S. militarization of the Horn of Africa has contributed
massively to the threatened starvation of millions, the Americans have
announced an escalation of drone attacks against Somalia and the
establishment of a Marine task force for the region.
President Obama Meets With the Dalai Lama at the White House as China
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama held a White House meeting Saturday
with the Dalai Lama, a fellow Nobel Peace laureate, hours after China
called on the U.S. to rescind an invitation that could sour relations
Hollywood begins mass brainwashing campaign to get people ready for the
next bioengineered virus release
(NaturalNews) The entertainment industry is no stranger to government
propaganda campaigns, and the latest Hollywood flicks are no exception.
A quick look at the trailer for the upcoming release of the movie
WHO says flu vaccine production to double by 2015
July 15, 2011 - During a crisis, such as a new influenza pandemic, the
world’s projected 37 vaccine makers would have the potential to triple
their annual output of a trivalent vaccine. The United Nations puts the
estimated number of doses in such a scenario at 5.4 billion.
Corporate Water World
Pharmaceutical giant Merck has become the most recent multinational
corporation to endorse the United Nations CEO Water Mandate, an
initiative that was awarded the Public Eye Greenwash Award. Public Eye
described the Mandate as a club of corporations that profit financially
from water as a primary resource while exhibiting "irresponsible and
Biotech farm to milk mutant transgendered offspring of GM goats
(NaturalNews) The insatiable lust among genetic engineers to tamper with
the natural order has reached new freak-show proportions. Genetic
butchers from AgResearch, which NaturalNews recently reported had
reluctantly abandoned a 13-year animal cloning...
The Food that Helps You to Detox Pesticides
A study took a look at the of microorganisms in the degradation of the
organophosphorus insecticide chlorpyrifos during kimchi fermentation.
During the fermentation of kimchi, the insecticide degraded rapidly
until day 3, and had degraded completely by day 9. Four lactic acid
bacteria were identified as being responsible for the effect.
Illegal immigrant working inside nuke plant arrested
PHOENIX July 14, 2011 - Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's deputies
arrested an illegal immigrant working inside the Palo Verde Nuclear
Plant, the nation's largest nuclear plant and one of the most closely
monitored in the country.
Fukushima: Season's Tuna Catch Taken Elsewhere, Fish Sold as Local
Fukushima is not, shall we say, the most advantageous place for your
fish to have been caught, if you want it sold. No one wants to buy fish
from Fukushima for some reason. Solution?
Obama: Public is 'sold' on tax increases in a debt-ceiling deal
President Obama on Friday kept up the pressure on Republicans to agree
to revenue increases in a deal to raise the debt ceiling, claiming 80
percent of the public supports Democrats' demand for tax increases. "The
American people are sold," he said. "The problem is members of Congress
are dug in ideologically."
Sheila Jackson Lee: Congress complicating debt ceiling because Obama is
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) on Friday strongly suggested that
members of Congress are making it difficult for President Obama to raise
the debt ceiling because of his race.
VIDEO: Osama Hit List: President Obama, Petraeus, Major U.S. Sporting
U.S. officials say that Osama Bin Laden wanted to assemble a team to
attack America on the tenth anniversary of 9/11, and had a hit list that
included President Obama, General David Petraeus and a major U.S.
U.S. can't account for $8.7 billion of Iraq's money: audit
(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Defense was unable to account
properly for $8.7 billion of Iraqi oil and gas money meant for
humanitarian needs and reconstruction after the 2003 invasion, according
to an audit released on Tuesday.
President Donates $100 Billion to the United Nations
October 6, 2010 - Andrea Lafferty of The Traditional Values Coalition
writes: “The U.S. taxpayer is forced to pay billions to an inefficient
organization run by world leaders who hate America and the free market
system. This doesn’t make any sense...
NRA to UN: don't regulate US arms ownership
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The National Rifle Association on Friday declared
its opposition to any attempt by U.N. member states to prohibit or
regulate U.S. civilian ownership of firearms as they draft a treaty
regulating the multibillion-dollar global arms trade....
VIDEO: Taxpayers have to come up with more than $100 million after the
TSA loses a lawsuit to Federal Air Marshals
Tampa, Florida--It's not a matter of if; it's a matter of when. This
Federal Air Marshal is talking about another 9-11 type attack and he
puts some of the blame on the Transportation Security Administration. He
says it has to do with overtime.
Federal Court Rules TSA Violated Law By Introducing Body Scanners
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that the TSA violated
federal law by rolling out radiation firing body scanners in airports
without soliciting public comment. The court will allow use of the
scanners to continue, however.
YouTube: People Stampede For Public Housing Vouchers In Dallas
Wait 'till there is no cash & food!
3 Examples Of How "It's Policy" Has Become An Excuse For Absolutely
In the United States today, young children are taught from the moment
that they first enter school that they are to blindly follow orders. By
the time most Americans have become adults, if they are told that
something "is policy" then they just accept it. Decades of conditioning
have trained us to do what we are told no matter what the consequences
U.S. to recognize Libyan rebels as legitimate government
The United States is granting Libyan rebel leaders full diplomatic
recognition as the governing authority of Libya, after five months of
fighting to oust longtime ruler Moammar Gaddafi, Secretary of State
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday.
Libya: Col Gaddafi has 'suicide plan' to blow up Tripoli
In an unusually frank interview with Russian daily newspaper Izvestia,
Mikhail Margelov, the Kremlin’s special representative for Africa, said
Libya’s prime minister Baghdadi al-Mahmudi had personally told him of
the plan on a recent visit.
Scientists Punch a Hole in the Fabric of Time with a "Time Cloak"
Kyle Wagner — What a preposterous world we live in, where developments
in invisibility cloak tech are common enough to elicit yawns. Fine, you
unmovable automatons, how about a time cloak? Is that something you
might be interested in?
Project Blue Beam In Action
For those of you who are not familiar with “Project Blue Beam,” it is a
covert technology that can project holographic images in the clouds, on
the horizon, etc. that look absolutely REAL but are, in fact, completely
unreal. Up until now, this technology has been fodder for conspiracy
folks and those on the fringe.
Does Google Spy For NSA? Judge says you can't know
A federal judge has ordered that whether Google is spying for National
Security Agency or not, you have no right to know. "The NSA need not
disclose 'the organization or any function of the National Security
Agency, [or] any information with respect to the activities thereof,'"
U.S. District Judged Richard Leon has ordered... If you are looking for
a private search engine,
Specter of Katrina looms in New Orleans police shooting defense
(Reuters) - It's been six years since a massive storm and flood
devastated New Orleans, but when the trial of police officers charged in
a deadly 2005 shooting continues next week, Hurricane Katrina will be
the 800-pound gorilla in the courtroom.
State Fracking Rules Could Allow Drilling Near New York City Water
The latest draft of guidelines for hydraulic fracturing in New York
could open the door to drilling within 1,000 feet of aging underground
tunnels that carry water to New York City—a far cry from the seven-mile
buffer once sought by city officials.
EPA questions need for gas line through Pa. forest
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Federal environmental regulators are questioning the
rationale of a proposed 39-mile natural gas pipeline that opponents say
would damage 600 acres of pristine forests and streams in northern
Pennsylvania's Endless Mountains region. Central New York Oil and Gas
Company LLC is seeking regulatory approval to use eminent domain...
FRACKING FLUIDS POISON A NATIONAL FOREST
Washington, DC — A new study has found that wastewater from natural gas
hydrofracturing in a West Virginia national forest quickly wiped out all
ground plants, killed more than half of the trees and caused radical
changes in soil chemistry.
3 girls busted for illegal lemonade stand
7/15/2011- Three girls trying to raise money to go to a waterpark
thought that a lemonade stand would do the trick. But then they met the
long arm of the law — their local police chief.
History - Friday - July 15, 2011
1813 - Napoleon Bonaparte's representatives met with the Allies in
Prague to discuss peace terms.
1857 - British women and children were murdered in the second Cawnpore
Massacre during the Indian Mutiny.
1863 - Confederate raider Bill Anderson and his Bushwhackers attacked
Huntsville, MO, where they stole $45,000 from the local bank.
1870 - Georgia became the last of the Confederate states to be
readmitted to the Union.
1888 - "Printers’ Ink" was first sold.
1901 - Over 74,000 Pittsburgh steel workers went on strike.
1904 - The first Buddhist temple in the U.S. was established in Los
1916 - In Seattle, WA, Pacific Aero Products was incorporated by William
Boeing. The company was later renamed Boeing Co.
1918 - The Second Battle of the Marne began during World War I.
1922 - The duck-billed platypus arrived in America, direct from
Australia. It was exhibited at the Bronx Zoo in New York City.
1940 - Robert Wadlow died at the age of 22. At that time he was 8 feet,
11-1/10 inches tall and weighed 439 pounds.
1942 - The first supply flight from India to China over the 'Hump' was
carried to help China's war effort.
1958 - Five thousand U.S. Marines landed in Beirut, Lebanon, to protect
the pro-Western government. The troops withdrew October 25, 1958.
1965 - The spacecraft Mariner IV sent back the first close-up pictures
of the planet Mars.
1968 - Commercial air travel began between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R.,
when the first plane, a Soviet Aeroflot jet, landed at Kennedy
International Airport in New York.
1971 - U.S. President Nixon announced he would visit the People's
Republic of China to seek a "normalization of relations."
1976 - A 36-hour kidnap ordeal began for 26 schoolchildren and their bus
driver when they were abducted by three gunmen near Chowchilla, CA. All
of the captives escaped unharmed.
1987 - Taiwan ended thirty-seven years of martial law.
2002 - John Walker Lindh pled guilty to two felonies. The crimes were
supplying services to Afghanistan's former Taliban government and for
carrying explosives during the commission of a felony. Lindh agreed to
spend 10 years in prison for each of the charges.
2009 - "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" was released in theaters
in the U.S. It was the sixth movie in the series.
24,000 Pentagon files stolen in major cyber breach, official says
14 Jul 2011 The Defense Department lost 24,000 files to "foreign
intruders" in the spring in what appears to be one of the most damaging
cyberattacks to date on the U.S. military, a top Pentagon official
acknowledged Thursday. Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III, who
disclosed the March breach during a speech to roll out the Pentagon's
new cyber strategy, said the files were taken from a defense
contractor. He did not say who was believed to be behind the attack
[*themselves*] or describe the nature of the files that were stolen.
Gold to Break Above $2,000 in the Next 4 Months says Ben Davies
When asked if he was signaling that the gold market was ready for an
explosion Davies said, “I think there’s a really high chance, this is
the year that you do not want to fight the gold market. This is a trend
that you just have to bite the bullet and be invested and go with it, I
feel very strongly about that. Various liquidity is going to be coming
from all corners of the world. At no time has gold pulled back
throughout any of this credit tightening process, the market is going
higher. We are in my opinion going to see a $2,000 handle this year.”
Comment: There an audio portion included for this link (bottom of the
LAW: CA SCHOOLS MUST TEACH GAY HISTORY -- INCLUDING KINDERGARTEN CLASSES
Public schools in California will be required to teach students about
the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans
starting Jan. 1 after Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a
controversial bill t
Bin Laden 'Plotted Anniversary Attack
Osama bin Laden was working to assemble a team of militants to attack
the U.S. on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, according to communications
Navy SEALs seized from his Pakistani hideout when they killed the al
Qaeda leader this spring.
CNN exposes ‘terror expert’ as a fraud
CNN reported Wednesday that a so-called terrorism expert that is paid
with tax dollars and has even appeared on their own network may be a
Oh so stupid News...Un-BEE-lievable:
NYC Fines Man $2,000 For Not Watering His Hive
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — This story probably falls into the category of
Ripley’s “bee-lieve” it or not. The Bloomberg administration socked a
Queens man with a hefty fine for failing to water his beehive, reports
CBS 2′s Marcia Kramer. It’s a new one in the annals of city government..
Charges dropped against Oak Park woman over veggie garden
But other charges against Julie Bass have been resurrected for not
having licenses for her two dogs — even though she took care of that
issue, lawyer Solomon Radner said.
IS JENNIFER JONES IN QUARTZSITE, AZ IN IMMINENT DANGER? DEFINITELY YES
Given Arizona's long history of corruption, ignorance and abuse among
it's assuming leadership at all levels leaves the "peasant public"
pondering if it is not so much a matter of what "they" will do to damage
her further but more likely... when?
Oil spill cause could take months to determine
WASHINGTON -- A federal safety official says it will probably be months
before investigators know what caused an ExxonMobil oil pipeline to
rupture near Billings, spilling about 1,000 barrels of crude oil into
the Yellowstone River.
Los Alamos lab prepares for flooding after fire
AP 7/13/2011 LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — Crews at Los Alamos National Laboratory
installed barriers to divert water and removed sediment as they work to
prevent any trace of nuclear and other contamination from being washed
The China Syndrome: Don’t Blame China For Temperature Standstill
The idea that China is to blame for the global temperature standstill
does not stand up. It is a fact that in a world where CO2 is increasing
year by year, the world’s temperature has not increased.
Disapproval of Fracking Panel Grows
Controversy about hazardous pollution associated with hydraulic
fracturing, often called fracking, has escalated as natural gas
companies have begun deploying a new gas drilling method called
high-volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing.
9/11 Survivors Will Not Be Allowed to Attend Ground Zero Commemoration
The World Trade Center Survivors' Network was informed of this last week
by the mayor's office, saying that there would simply be no room for
them at the event.
LESSON: Albert Pike, The NWO, & Their 3 World Wars
FederalJack - In the 19th Century Albert Pike established a framework
for bringing about the One World Order. Based on a vision revealed to
him, Albert Pike wrote a blueprint of events that would play themselves
out in the 20th century, with even more of these events yet to come.
Pentagon to publish strategy for cyberspace wars
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Facing escalating risks of cyberattacks by hackers,
criminals and other nations, the Pentagon is developing more resilient
computer networks so the military can continue to operate if critical
systems are breached or taken down....
CFR to Thailand: Accept US-Stooge or Else
Bangkok, Thailand July 14, 2011 - The corporate-funded,
corporate-serving unelected arbiters of US domestic and foreign policy
at the Council on Foreign Relations have recently written an article
titled, "Is Thailand Headed for Another Coup? What Should the United
States Do About It?" Considering Thailand is a sovereign nation...
U.S. Used Strategic Bombers Against Libya
A quick symphony of planning allowed USAF’s heavy bombers to strike 150
targets in Libya. On March, five Air Force bombers—three B-2s and two
B-1Bs—attacked targets in Libya as part of NATO’s mission to protect
civilians from government attack in that country’s uprising and civil
If government created money instead of debt: America’s brightest minds
Corporate media will not remind you, but many of America’s brightest
historical minds understood and communicated that publicly-created money
(transparent government is public/group work) ends government debt and
can create full-employment. This is my “top-ten” list...
Video: Obama says he'll risk job for debt deal
(CBS/AP) WASHINGTON - Amid new warnings and fresh signs of strain,
President Obama and congressional leaders are entering a perilous
debt-limit endgame. The president, declaring "enough is enough," is
demanding that budget negotiators find...
What Happened to the $2.6 Trillion Social Security Trust Fund?
Well, either Obama and Geithner are lying to us now, or they and all
defenders of the Social Security status quo have been lying to us for
decades. It must be one or the other. Here’s why: Social Security has a
trust fund, and that trust fund is supposed to have $2.6 trillion in it,
GE Tells American Business Owners, ‘Stop Complaining About Big
GE Tells American Business Owners, ‘Stop Complaining About Big
Republicans pledge allegiance -- often
(Reuters) - The Republican presidential contenders are pledging their
allegiance -- to low taxes, reduced spending, healthy marriages and
more. A few Republican White House contenders, most notably front-runner
Mitt Romney, have refused to sign some of the pledges
Ron Paul Blasts GOP Establishment In Dramatic First Campaign Video
Congressman Ron Paul has hit the ground running in Iowa and New
Hampshire with a dramatic 2012 presidential campaign ad that directly
targets the GOP leadership.
Ten Years After Decriminalization, Drug Abuse Down by Half in Portugal
Forbes - Drug warriors often contend that drug use would skyrocket if we
were to legalize or decriminalize drugs in the United States.
Fortunately, we have a real-world example of the actual effects of
ending the violent, expensive War on Drugs and replacing it with a
system of treatment for problem users and addicts.
As copper soars, thieves extract a price
NEW YORK, July 13 (Reuters) - When thieves ransacked eight air
conditioners in an apartment complex in the city of Mobile, Alabama, the
culprits made off with $800 worth of scrap metal and left residents with
$38,000 worth of damages.
Nanotechnology: Tracking food from farm to fork…and you right along with
“At IFT’s nanoscience conference last week, major industry players
discussed how to avoid a rerun of the GMO debacle with consumers – with
some saying that one solution could be to say nothing about introducing
nanotechnology in foods and to do it anyway.”
Fraunhofer Lab Debuts Healthful Ice Cream Made from Flowers Instead of
It has no dairy, gluten, animal fats or protein, and it’s
cholesterol-free, says Fraunhofer. The ice cream is now on sale at a
German supermarket chain.
Sulforaphane from broccoli and cruciferous vegetables selectively
destroys cancer cells
(NaturalNews) Research details published in the Molecular Nutrition &
Food Research journal explains the potent mechanism exhibited by
cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower to ameliorate
developing cancer cells.
Blend edible wild weeds into green smoothies
(NaturalNews) Over the past few years, many people have started drinking
daily green smoothies and want to continue. But those same people are
noticing that the greens can be the most expensive ingredient in the
green smoothie. Plus, the prices of fresh produce are rising at
tremendous speeds. Here are some ways to save money while using wild
weeds right in the backyard.
Giuliani heads to NH to explore presidential bid
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Rudy Giuliani isn't convinced that any of the
declared Republican presidential contenders can defeat President Barack
Whoa, baby! Texas mom delivers 16-pound newborn
LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) -- A Texas mom expected a big baby, but nothing
like this: 16 pounds, 1 ounce....You know what they say - Everything is
BIGGER in Texas, here's proof...!!! Thanks Cynthia!!!
Customer sues after bank declares her dead
Wrenella Pierre spent months trying to convince her bank she was not
dead. Now, eight months later, bank executives say they're looking into
Google Maps sends park-goers to private home
So many of us rely on Google Maps to get where we're going, but Laurie
Gneiding and Michael Brady would rather you didn't, especially if you're
using its directions to get to Round Valley State Park. The couple is
getting weary of eager boaters, campers and visitors turning up at their
house, demanding entrance to the New Jersey state park — just because
Google Maps told them that's where it is.
Because of Constitution Error, North Dakota is Not a State (and Never
John Rolczynski, an 82-year old Grand Forks resident, discovered the
error in 1995 and has been been campaigning to fix North Dakota's
constitution ever since.
TVA defends Browns Ferry after reports of equipment, operator failure
Times Free Press, July 14th, 2011 - After tornadoes, water in reactor
“boiled” low enough to trigger shutdown alarm — Public not told of
VIDEO: 'Monsoon rain could flood Los Alamos with contaminants'
Willem Malten from the Los Alamos Study Group says that although the
town of Los Alamos which is still one of the United States' most active
nuclear weapons facilities has escaped the threat of a fierce wildfire,
a new natural phenomenon is now threatening the local communities.
A Lantzville Couple’s Fight for the Right to Grow Food
“You have 90 days to cease all agricultural activity…” read the letter
from the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN), on behalf of the District
of Lantzville. “Your property is zoned Residential 1, which allows
residential use and Home Based Business only.”
TSA failure: 25,000 airport security breaches since 2001, says report
(NaturalNews) If you think the establishment of the US Transportation
Security Administration (TSA) after 9/11 has really helped to make the
skies safer, think again. A new report issued by the House Oversight and
Government Reform Subcommittee...
History - Thursday - July 14, 2011
1798 - The U.S. Congress passed the Sedition Act. The act made it a
federal crime to write, publish, or utter false or malicious statements
about the U.S. government.
1868 - Alvin J. Fellows patented the tape measure.
1911 - Harry N. Atwood landed an airplane on the lawn of the White House
to accept an award from U.S. President William Taft.
1914 - Robert H. Goddard patented liquid rocket-fuel.
1933 - All German political parties except the Nazi Party were outlawed.
1940 - A force of German Ju-88 bombers attacked Suez, Egypt, from bases
1945 - American battleships and cruisers bombarded the Japanese home
islands for the first time.
1946 - Dr. Benjamin Spock’s "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child
Care" was first published.
1951 - The George Washington Carver National Monument in Joplin, MO,
became the first national park to honor an African American.
1958 - The army of Iraq overthrew the monarchy.
1965 - The American space probe Mariner 4 flew by Mars, and sent back
photographs of the planet.
1966 - In a Chicago dormitory, Richard Speck murdered eight student
1968 - Hank Aaron, while with the Atlanta Braves, hit his 500th career
1981 - The All-Star Game was postponed because of a 33-day-old baseball
players strike. The game was held on August 9.
1986 - Richard W. Miller became the first FBI agent to be convicted of
1998 - Los Angeles sued 15 tobacco companies for $2.5 billion over the
dangers of secondhand smoke.
2001 - Beijing was awarded the 2008 Olympics. It was the first time that
the China had been awarded the games.
2003 - Jerry Springer officially filed papers to run for the U.S. Senate
2009 - The iTunes Music Store reached 1.5 billion applications
Pictures of The Great Missouri River Flood of 2011
The area covered is from Gavin's Point Dam, South Dakota to Hamburg,
July 14, 2011 Missouri River Flooding Update
The latest news coverage on the Missouri flooding from KETV NewsWatch 7
President Obama abruptly walks out of talks
President Barack Obama abruptly walked out of a stormy debt-limit
meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, a dramatic setback to the
already shaky negotiations...
Ron Paul Wins NH Straw Poll, Obliterates Mitt Romney
Ron Paul wins yet another straw poll. Paul garnered 39 percent of the
straw poll vote, followed by Rick Santorum with 12 per cent and Michele
Bachman and Herman Cain with 11 percent. Romney got 9 percent of the
vote, Tim Pawlenty, 8 percent, and Gary Johnson, 7 percent.
Prolonged drought leaving 14 states parched
COLQUITT, Ga. - The heat and the drought are so bad in this southwest
corner of Georgia that hogs can barely eat. Corn, a lucrative crop with
a notorious thirst, is burning up in fields...
Nebraska seeks disaster declaration
July 13, 2011 - LINCOLN -- Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman today submitted a
formal request for a major disaster declaration to President Barack
Obama. The request cited the flooding, severe storms, high winds,
tornadoes, rain and hail that have occurred in 29 Nebraska counties
Pumps Needed in Another Metro Area
July 13, 2011 -According to the city during their daily flood briefing,
the Missouri River has fallen some, but remains well above flood stage
at 34.9 feet at Omaha Tuesday.
Light Bulb Ban Repeal Fails In House
As we predicted earlier today, the repeal of the light bulb ban in the
House has been defeated. By a vote of 233-193, the light of liberty has
been further dimmed. To undo the ban, a 2/3 majority was needed.
Wildfire northwest of valley still burning; new test site blaze ignited
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL July 12, 2011 - Meanwhile, another blaze began
at the Nevada National Security Site, the former nuclear test site 65
miles northwest of Las Vegas.
China facing severe water crisis due to massive food production
As the world's population increases, so too does its need for food and
water - the two resources which are absolutely necessary to sustain
life. And as it happens, one is needed to grow the other, so it
Monster typhoon expected to slam into south Japan next week
Tokyo July 12, 2011 - Still in the midst of its long recovery from the
earthquakes and tsunami of early March, Japan must now keep a watchful
eye on typhoon Ma-on, rapidly intensifying in the western Pacific. The
storm could impact the disaster-ravaged country early next week. The
Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) reports...
River in Costa Rica disappears following earthquake swarm
COSTA RICA July 13, 2011 – Today at approximately 2:11pm in the
afternoon, Upala was rattled by a 5.3 magnitude earthquake that shook
products off store shelves and rattled off home furnishings. No
immediate damages were reported however later in the afternoon something
strange was discovered as a result.
China facing severe water crisis due to massive food production
As the world's population increases, so too does its need for food and
water - the two resources which are absolutely necessary to sustain
life. And as it happens, one is needed to grow the other, so it
The Phoenix dust storm shows that, whatever the weather, it's always
Rain or shine, drought, flood or dust-storm, the warmist faith decrees
that all 'freak weather events' are man-made, says Christopher Booker.
Mitch McConnel's Bizarre Plan: Transfer authority over debt ceiling
limit from Congress to Obama
WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) floated a
novel way out of default Tuesday, suggesting that Congress give up its
power to raise the debt ceiling, and instead effectively transfer that
authority -- and the political pain that comes with it -- to the White
House for the remainder of Obama's current term.
DEADLINE LIVE EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Government Builds First Law Enforcement
Base in Puebla, Mexico
The 54-acre facility will cost $22 million. It will have barracks for
about 500 personnel, two conference auditoriums, two chow halls, a
helicopter landing area, four watch towers, a gun range, a forensic lab,
a training court room, as well as smoke and fire simulation buildings,
according to Mexican journalist Raul Rodriguez Cortes.
Gold Advances to Record on Debt Crisis
Bloomberg July 13, 2011 - Gold futures surged to a record $1,588.90 an
ounce as the dollar’s slump and the European debt crisis spurred demand
for precious metals as alternative assets. Silver surged the most since
Ben Bernanke Makes Insane Comments On Gold
Ben Bernanke who today was testifying in front of a Congressional
Committee made the assertion that gold is not money during an exchange
with Congressman Ron Paul. He even went as far to say that central banks
only hold gold because of tradition.
Report: News Corp. Paid No Taxes After Profiting $10B (Yet Rec’d $4.5B
Well, it appears that the hits keep coming. David Cay Johnston is a
columnist for Reuters who recently took a look at the corporate finances
of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., and what he has reported is certain to
raise some eyebrows.
Where are the 400,000 new jobs promised by Pelosi?
(NaturalNews) About a month before the passage of the "Patient
Protection and Affordable Care Act" (PPACA), also known as "Obamacare,"
then Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D -Cal.) stated at a health
summit that, if passed, the health care overhaul...
How Globalism Has Destroyed Our Jobs, Businesses And National Wealth In
10 Easy Steps
As most Americans stand around waiting for the U.S. economy to return to
"normal", there is a never ending parade of jobs, businesses and wealth
heading out of the United States.
UN reveals its master plan for destruction of global economy
Right now, indeed, it’s likely that the United Nations poses a far
greater threat to Western Civilisation and the world’s economic future
than Al Qaeda does. Have a glance at its latest report World Economic
And Social Survey 2011 – and you’ll see what I mean.
After Lifting Fracking Moratorium, Will NY Gov. Cuomo Explain
Girlfriend's Ties to Petroleum Industry?
Barely two weeks after New York Governor Cuomo announced an end to the
moratorium on fracking in the state, reports are coming out about his
live-in girlfriend having potential ties to the petroleum industry...
Army Corp Gun Ban Repeal Vote Coming This Week in the House
Currently, guns are prohibited on Corps land, even when gun possession
is otherwise allowed by state law. Rep. Gosar’s legislation would simply
remove federal restrictions and allow for the law of the states (in
which such land is located) to govern firearms possession.
Rights Group Urges Congress To Scrap Privacy Busting Internet Bill
A prominent online rights group has urged US lawmakers to scrap a
proposal that would see all internet providers required by federal law
to store information on their customers.
TSA Gropes Daughter – Mother Arrested
The message is clear… If you don’t like your daughter being groped by
TSA you will go to jail.
Cardiac society primarily funded by medical stent manufacturers
(NaturalNews) Medical stents - the little wire devices cardiologists use
to open clogged arteries - are actually not the treatment of choice in
stable heart disease, but you wouldn't know that just by being a casual
observer. That's because ...
Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency
Dr. Peter Osborne gives an easy-to-follow guide to the importance of
magnesium levels in maintaining optimal health.
Big Coal Claims Inbreeding is Behind W. Virginia Birth Defects, Not
You may recall seeing the report a few months back in which scientists
linked a spate of birth defects in West Virginia to the toxins released
from nearby mountaintop removal mining operations. It may have seemed
like a perfectly sound, scientific conclusion, but the coal industry
insists that there's another explanation: Inbreeding!
Police to Scan Faces and Eyes, Prompting Privacy Concerns
Law enforcement agencies across the U.S. may soon start using handheld
facial recognition devices, raising concerns about privacy and legality
in the digital age. More information
here. FOX News video
VIDEO: MORIS Handheld Iris/Face/Fingerprint Biometric Recognition Device
Demonstrates the use of MORIS - the first of its kind mobile multi-modal
biometric recognition device based on the iPhone. It is utilizing iris
recognition in addition to face and fingerprint. For more information,
Nelson: Corps lacks repair funds
Omaha World Herald July 13, 2011 - he Army Corps of Engineers does not
have enough money in its emergency fund for needed repairs to the
nation's flood-protection systems after the Missouri River floodwaters
recede, U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson, D-Neb., told The World-Herald.
U.S. More Dead Fish in Oklahoma
July 14, 2011 - Marshall County, Oklahoma- Large numbers of dead fish
continue to show up in waters all over Oklahoma. Today we talked with
local fishermen in Marshall County about what they've been experiencing.
Burzynski documentary reveals true agenda of FDA and cancer industry to
destroy cancer cures that really work
By Mike Adams, NaturalNews Editor July 14 - As I've written about many
times before, the cancer industry with all of its research, campaigns,
and fundraising activities is really nothing more than a giant, corrupt
business venture. As crazy as it might...
Study: Many sunscreens increase skin cancer risk, FDA has known for a
decade but done nothing
A new report issued by the consumer protection organization
Environmental Working Group (EWG) reveals that many popular sunscreens
contain ingredients known to spur the growth and spread of skin cancer
7 reasons schools should NOT mandate vaccines
Health authorities do not believe that your child is entitled to be
educated unless he or she has first been indoctrinated and intoxicated
by the demigods of vaccination. Parents who question the necessity
History - Wednesday - July 13, 2011
1754 - At the beginning of the French and Indian War, George Washington
surrendered the small, circular Fort Necessity in southwestern
Pennsylvania to the French.
1787 - The U.S. Congress, under the Articles of Confederation, enacted
the Northwest Ordinance, which established the rules for governing the
Northwest Territory, for admitting
new states to the Union and limiting the expansion of slavery.
1793 - French revolutionary writer Jean Paul Marat was stabbed to death
in his bath by Charlotte Corday. She was executed four days later.
1812 - The first pawnbroking ordinance was passed in New York City.
1832 - Henry Schoolcraft discovered the source of the Mississippi River
1835 - John Ruggles received patent #1 from the U.S. Patent Office for a
traction wheel used in locomotive steam engines. All 9,957 previous
patents were not numbered.
1863 - Opponents of the Civil War draft began three days of rioting in
New York City, which resulted in more than 1,000 casualties.
1875 - David Brown patented the first cash-carrier system.
1878 - The Congress of Berlin divided the Balkans among European powers.
1896 - Philadelphia’s Ed Delahanty became the second major league player
to hit four home runs in a single game.
1931 - A major German financial institution, Danabank, failed. This led
to the closing of all banks in Germany until August 5.
1941 - Britain and the Soviet Union signed a mutual aid pact, that
provided the means for Britain to send war material to the Soviet Union.
1954 - In Geneva, the United States, Great Britain and France reached an
accord on Indochina which divided Vietnam into two countries, North and
South, along the 17th parallel.
1967 - Race-related rioting broke out in Newark, NJ. At the end of four
days of violence 27 people had been killed.
1971 - The Army of Morocco executed ten leaders accused of leading a
1972 - Carroll Rosenbloom (owner of the Baltimore Colts) and Robert
Irsay (owner of the Los Angeles Rams) traded teams.
1973 - David Bedford set a new world record in the 10,000-meter race in
London. His time was 27 minutes, 31 seconds.
1978 - Lee Iacocca was fired as president of Ford Motor Co. by chairman
Henry Ford II.
1979 - A 45-hour siege began at the Egyptian Embassy in Ankara, Turkey.
Four Palestinian guerrillas killed two security men and seized 20
1984 - In Arkansas, Terry Wallis was injured in a car accident and was
left comatose. He came out of the coma in June of 2003.
1994 - Jeff Gillooly, Tonya Harding's ex-husband, was sentenced in
Portland, OR, to two years in prison for his role in the attack on Nancy
1998 - "Image of an Assassination" went on sale. The video documentary
is of Abraham Zapruder's home video of U.S. President Kennedy's
assassination in Dallas.
1998 - Four young cousins in Gallup, NM, died after becoming trapped in
a car trunk.
1998 - RealNetworks Inc. rolled out a test version of RealSystem G2. G2
is a streaming video and audio delivery system.
2000 - The United States and Vietnam singed a major trade agreement. The
pact still needed to be approved by the U.S. Congress.
2000 - Sprint Corp. and WorldCom canceled their planned merger due to
opposition by regulators in the United States and Europe.
The secret history of Monsanto, Agent Orange and the mutilation of
(NaturalNews) We still find it difficult to completely forget one of the
uglier and far-reaching atrocities of the Vietnam War - the
dissemination of a deadly herbicide, Agent Orange. But where we only
have movies like Apocalypse Now and a host...
Report: U.S. to sell fighter jets to Iraq
U.S. officials tell The Wall Street Journal that the Iraqi government
may buy as many as 36 U.S. fighter jets worth billions of dollars.
Obama Threatens To Hold Up Social Security Checks
President Obama on Tuesday said he cannot guarantee that retirees will
receive their Social Security checks August 3 if Democrats and
Republicans in Washington do not reach an agreement on reducing the
deficit in the coming weeks.
YouTube: Quartzsite, AZ - City Council barres Jennifer Jones & Public
from Council Meeting
July 10, 2011- Outrage is an everyday thing in Quartzsite Arizona.
SUNDAY, Council meets, then invites Mayor Foster! No advance public
notice is given at all. Mayor declines to enter the building because the
meeting clearly appears to be illegal.
Tyranny In Quartzsite, AZ
Read Draft Minutes Of SECRET COUNCIL MEETING
Former Councilman Speaks Out
Videos: Quartzsite Town Council, Jennifer Jones, Chief Gilbert and Mike
YouTube: Mayor Ed Foster Comments On The State Of Emergency In
Ron Paul Announces He Will Not Run for Re-election in House
Infowars.com July 12, 2011 - Ron Paul has announced on his Facebook page
that he will not seek re-election for his seat in the House of
Representatives. “I have decided not to seek re-election for my House
seat in 2012 and will focus all of my energy winning the Presidency,” he
wrote this morning.
Suspected US drones kill 38 in Pakistan
AP July 12, 2011 - The strikes follow the Obama administration's
announcement that it is suspending more than one-third of US military
aid to Pakistan until disagreements are worked out. The attacks
Phone hacking: pressure in United States to investigate News Corporation
Exclusive: A powerful Senate committee chairman has said that phone
hacking raises "serious questions" about whether Rupert Murdoch's News
Corp "has broken United States law".
FEMA flood buyouts top $2B since 1993
Devils Lake, ND —JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) —Since floodwaters ravaged
Cedar City and other river towns in 1993, the Federal Emergency
Management Agency has spent more than $2 billion to buy 36,707
properties nationwide, according to figures provided to The Associated
under an open-records request. Millions more has flowed to those buyouts
through the federal Community Development Block Grant program. The money
brought an end to more than 3,000 towns and neighborhoods.
July 13, 2011 Missouri River Flooding Update
The latest news coverage on the Missouri flooding from KETV NewsWatch 7
Alert status lifted at Cooper reactor
Omaha World Herald July 12, 2011- The Missouri River has dropped enough
near Brownville, Neb., that the Cooper Nuclear Station no longer is
required to operate in an alert mode.
Montana questions Exxon's estimate of oil spilled
AP July 12, 2011 - Montana environmental regulators have asked Exxon
Mobil to justify its estimate for how much oil spilled into the
Yellowstone River, citing the company's changing timeline on how long it
took to stop a leaking pipeline.
VIDEO: High levels of radiation detected in Northwest rainwater
KING 5 News July 12, 2011 - SEATTLE — A Seattle nuclear watchdog group
is accusing the federal government of failing to keep the public
informed of radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Feds sell 30.6 million barrels of emergency crude to 15 companies
The government inked 28 contracts to sell the oil, with prices ranging
from $104.97 to $109.26 per barrel. According to a government list of
the winning bids, Barclays Bank nabbed the lowest price in the auction,
while the nation’s largest refiner, Valero, paid the highest amount for
a portion of the crude it snapped up in the sale.
Homeland Security Gives MTA 10$ Million Dollars For Psyops Ad Campaign
This latest ad-campaign is a brilliant attempt to strike fear into the
hearts and minds of the American Public. One will see the genius behind
the psychological operation in the videos bellow. These videos are meant
to scare the public into turning on the neighbors and other fellow
YouTube: Schiff: US debt ceiling talks in deadlock
With debt ceiling talks continuing and President Obama insisting on a
long-term solution, the US is just three weeks away from a financial
YouTube: Newt Gingrich says there is no Supreme Court in the
Comment: "The judicial power of the United States, shall be vested in
one Supreme Court, and in such inferior courts as the Congress may from
time to time ordain and establish." -- "Article III, Section 1, United
Less Than One Quarter Support Obama’s Libya Bombardment
A new Rasmussen poll reveals that less than one quarter of voters
believe that the U.S. should continue military action in Libya.
UK government turns against Murdoch BSkyB bid
LONDON — The cozy relationship that Rupert Murdoch long enjoyed with the
British power structure came to an abrupt end Tuesday, just as he needed
it to complete one of his biggest media buys ever.
10 Middle-Class Jobs That Will Vanish by 2018
By the year 2018, the manufacturing industry will lose 1.2 million more
jobs, the mining and oil/gas extraction industry will lose another
104,000 jobs and even the utility companies will see 59,000 job losses
according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)..."Despite a slow rate
of decline, farmers and ranchers will see the largest total number of
job losses of any profession by 2018." (Slide # 3).
Indiana latest US state to drop handwriting requirement
But students will have to learn basic typing skills, which education
officials say are more useful in the modern employment world. The move
is part of the Common Core State Standards Initiative, which aims to
ensure consistency in US education and makes no mention of handwriting.
Baby products contain toxic flame retardant chemicals
Potentially toxic flame retardants, many of them containing compounds
known as penta brominated diphenyl ethers, are a common component of
many household products containing polyurethane foam. Originally...
Gallstone flushing is essential for maintaining health
Our livers, the chief detoxifiers for our bodies, are being overworked.
Our stressful lifestyles, drugs we consume, and chemical food additives
are just a few of the stressors. Free roaming toxins can burden our
hearts, reduce available oxygen...
Green Smoothies - Make the diet transition today
A lot of people are realizing the importance of upgrading their diets,
but sometimes it's the change part where people get a little stuck. If
that's what is going on with you, why not start adding green smoothies
to your diet as a first ...
Beat hypothyroidism naturally
One of the fastest growing health conditions in the US is
hypothyroidism. The most common symptoms experienced are lethargy,
depression and weight gain. Some of the newest reports are estimating
that 15-30% of the population may have thyroid...
Clinical trials underscore the merits of ginger for gestational nausea
Nausea and vomiting or "morning sickness" is a very common complication
of pregnancy, affecting over 70% of pregnant women. Morning sickness
starts early and tends to persist through the 14-16th week of pregnancy.
While there are many theories...
Cat Owners Hiss at Licensing Proposal
NBC - The San Diego City Auditor's Pffice recommends charging cat owners
$25 to license and immunize their cats for the sake of health, safety
and "cost recovery" for taxpayers.
Concord Could Fine Students For Cutting Class
CONCORD (KCBS) – It could soon cost kids, and parents in Concord upwards
of $500 if the teenager continues to cut class.
Amazon seeks ballot measure to undo California tax
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has taken the first step toward asking
California voters to repeal a new law requiring websites that forward
shoppers to it to collect sales tax...
VIDEO: Dennis Kucinich "Social Security Will be Able To Pay 100% Of It's
Benefits Through 2037!"
C-SPAN July 12, 2011
Southern Poverty Law Center labels Senator Rand Paul an ‘extremist’
The Southern Poverty Law Center included Republican Senator Rand Paul of
Kentucky in a list of "extreme right-wing" candidates in its latest
Belief in Global Warming at New Low; Gore Launches Re-Education Project
On Monday, UPI announced the findings of a recent Harris poll that
revealed a record low amount of people believe the global warming
theory. Only 44% of the 2163 people polled say they believe that CO2 is
warming the earth:
Alternative Markets, Barter Systems, and Local Co-ops are the Lifeboats
That Will Save Us
Interview with Brandon Smith, founder of Alt-Market.com - The faulty
economic system is only propped up by our belief and support of it. When
we operate outside of it using alternative markets, barter systems,
local cooperatives, and competing currencies, we not only provide a
lifeboat to many frightened passengers, but the paddles as well.
History - Tuesday - July 12, 2011
1790 - The French Assembly approved a Civil Constitution providing for
the election of priests and bishops.
1806 - The Confederation of the Rhine was established in Germany.
1862 - The U.S. Congress authorized the Medal of Honor.
1864 - U.S. President Abraham Lincoln witnessed the battle where Union
forces repelled Jubal Early's army on the outskirts of Washington, DC.
1933 - A minimum wage of 40 cents an hour was established in the U.S.
1941 - Moscow was bombed by the German Luftwaffe for the first time.
1954 - U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposed a highway
modernization program, with costs to be shared by federal and state
1957 - The U.S. surgeon general, Leroy E. Burney, reported that there
was a direct link between smoking and lung cancer.
1974 - John Ehrlichman, a former aide to U.S. President Nixon, and three
others were convicted of conspiring to violate the civil rights of
Daniel Ellsberg's former psychiatrist.
1982 - The last of the distinctive-looking Checker taxicabs rolled off
the assembly line in Kalamazoo, MI.
1984 - Democratic presidential candidate Walter F. Mondale named U.S.
Rep. Geraldine A. Ferraro of New York to be his running mate. Ferraro
was the first woman to run for vice president on a major party ticket.
1990 - Russian republic president Boris N. Yeltsin announced his
resignation from the the Soviet Communist Party.
1993 - 196 people were killed when an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8
on the Richter Scale struck northern Japan.
1999 - Walt Disney Co. announced that it was merging all of its Internet
operations together with Infoseek into Go.com.
2000 - Russia launched the Zvezda after two years of delays. The module
was built to be the living quarters for the International Space Station
2000 - A car bomb exploded in central Madrid injuring nine people. The
attack was blamed on the Basque separatist group ETA.
2000 - The movie "X-Men" premiered in New York.
Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant north of Omaha pumping out water
AP July 10, 2011 - BLAIR, Neb. — The Omaha Public Power District has
installed a new barrier around its Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant and
is now pumping out Missouri River floodwaters.
YouTube: Why Fukushima Can Happen HERE!! What the NRC and Nuclear
Industry Dont Want You to Know
Nuclear engineers Arnie Gundersen and David Lochbaum discuss how the US
regulators and regulatory process have left Americans unprotected.
Corps Warns Of Possible Heavy Rainfall In Upper Basin
The Corps of Engineers is maintaining record releases at both Fort
Randall Dam in Pickstown and Gavins Point Dam in Yankton amidst a
forecast calling for as much as 3 inches of rainfall in the Missouri
Missouri River Flooding Update
The latest news coverage on the Missouri flooding from KETV NewsWatch 7
Full Civic Literacy Exam (from our 2008 survey)
Are you more knowledgeable than the average citizen? The average score
for all 2,508 Americans taking the following test was 49%; college
educators scored 55%. Can you do better? Questions were drawn from past
ISI surveys, as well as other nationally recognized exams.
Why the U.S. Should Return to the Gold Standard - Even Though it Won't
Social conservative group American Principles in Action joined forces
with the Iowa Tea Party in June to set up a "Gold Standard 2012" bus
tour that included appearances by several Republican presidential
contenders. Also last month, three Republican senators introduced a bill
to Congress, the Sound Money Promotion Act, which would make it easier
to use gold and silver coins as currency. Utah has gone even further -
its Legal Tender Act of 2011 makes it possible to use gold and silver as
cash, but with the value based on weight.
VIDEO: Mortgage Company Completely Trashes Man's Home, Steals All His
Belongings - Cops Decline To Investigate
The victim had fallen behind on his house payments but was NOT in
foreclosure. His mortgage company, thinking Florida was a so-called
self-help state (it is not), hired paid thugs to destroy his home and
steal his belongings. The local sheriff called it a civil case and has
declined to investigate.
Aerial Radiological Survey for King and Pierce Counties
A helicopter flying over some urban areas of King and Pierce counties
will gather radiological readings July 11-28, 2011. The results will be
provided to local agencies from the surveyed area by year-end. Some of
the data may be withheld for national security purposes.
Yellowstone River Oil Spill Spreads 240 Miles - If This
Democracy Now! video: The Yellowstone River oil spill continues to
spread (both physically and metaphorically) with more and more
landowners reporting their property has been contaminated with oil...
VIDEO: Despite Millions in Hourly Profits, Exxon Oil Spill Cleanup is
Paper Towels and Duct Tape
I know some people think that paper towels and duct tape can fix just
about anything, but could someone please tell the guys at Exxon that
this isn't always true? Watch the absurd video below.
The video BP doesn't want you to see
Online newspaper The Daily on Wednesday refused to comply with a federal
judge’s order to remove from its website video clips of former BP CEO
Tony Hayward’s deposition in the ongoing litigation related to the
Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last year.
Frightening report warns of eminent ocean life collapse
World ecologists, toxicologists and fisheries scientists participating
in a workshop staged by the International Programme on the State of the
Oceans, IPSO, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature,
IUCN, at Oxford University...
New Weedkiller May be Causing Mass Tree Deaths in U.S.
Unruly herbicides are making headlines again: A couple weeks ago, it was
the fact that the world's top-selling weedkiller was causing birth
defects. This time, it looks like the brand new herbicide Imprelis,
manufactured by the chemical giant DuPont and okayed for use by the EPA,
is causing mass tree deaths in a number of vulnerable species across the
The worlds largest human experiment: GMOs, Roundup and the Monsanto
monstrosity – part one
Informed consent is one of the most basic aspects of patient-physician
relations, as well as subject-researcher relations in the case of
research studies. This involves making the patient aware of and
verifying that they understand the risks, benefits, facts, and the
future implications of the procedure or test they are going to be
Genetic Modification Wins: Rogue USDA Hands It All to Monsanto—Get
ready for Monsanto's poisonous GM plants to be released without any
regulation. The USDA is abdicating its role in controlling many of these
Obama: Time to "eat our peas" and pass debt deal
CBS News July 11, 2011- President Obama is still seeking the largest
deficit reduction deal possible as part of a package deal to raise the
debt ceiling, he said in a press conference today.
Obama Campaigner Working For CNN As “Independent” Contributor
CNN has been caught in a conflict of interest as it has emerged that a
significant member of Barack Obama’s reelection campaign staff is still
working for the network as an independent political analyst.
CIA organized fake vaccination drive to get Osama bin Laden's family DNA
The CIA organised a fake vaccination programme in the town where it
believed Osama bin Laden was hiding in an elaborate attempt to obtain
DNA from the fugitive al-Qaida leader's family, a Guardian investigation
“Let’s Arm The Mexican Drug Cartels With Thousands Of Guns And Continue
To Leave The Border Completely Wide Open”
The brutality and viciousness of Mexican drug cartels is almost beyond
description, and yet the U.S. government has armed them to the teeth and
does next to nothing to stop their incursions into U.S. territory...
France Says NATO Bombing Has Failed
On Sunday 7/10/11 France seemingly allied itself with Russia and China
in calling on NATO to immediately stop its counterproductive and
counterintuitive bombing, as more countries witness public
demonstrations against NATO’s actions in Libya.
Syrian protesters attack US, French embassies
BEIRUT (AP) -- Hundreds of Syrian government supporters attacked the
U.S. Embassy in Damascus Monday, smashing windows and spray-painting
walls with obscenities and graffiti that called the American ambassador
a "dog." Guards at the French Embassy fired in the air to ward off
another group of protesters....
Uh Oh – Italy Is Coming Apart Like A 20 Dollar Suit
What is going on in Italy right now is potentially far more serious than
what has been going on in Greece. Italy is the fourth largest economy in
the European Union.
Army on brink of new ways to fight pain
SAN ANTONIO — The Army is reinventing the way it treats pain. Based on
109 recommendations from an Army-led Pain Management Task Force, the
Army is seeking to move away from merely dispensing pain medication to
embracing a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to caring for soldiers.
Smartphone app claims to repel mosquitos somehow
This app, which is available now on Android and is coming to iOS soon,
claims to keep pesky blood suckers away from you by emitting a
Scientists find first superbug strain of gonorrhea
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have found a "superbug" strain of
gonorrhea in Japan that is resistant to all recommended antibiotics and
say it could transform a once easily treatable infection into a global
public health threat.
Fraudulent Cancer Treatment Pushed by Major University
Even when faced with proof that their system of treatment was based on
severely corrupted data, Duke University continued to sell their
Cancer patient gets a new trachea grown from his own stem cells
The stem cell research debate included lots of promises about how we
would be able to get new body parts grown in a lab, and now it's
New study - Half the elderly are prescribed drugs linked to death and
UK researchers have linked drugs commonly prescribed to half the people
over 65 to increased incidence of death and mental decline. The
researchers' findings, which are being published this month in the
Journal of the American Geriatrics...
Nettle root demonstrates its superiority over frontline drugs for
A comprehensive review of the randomized controlled trials (RCTs) show
that when nettle root extract (NRE) is compared head-to-head with the
standard drugs used to treat benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), NRE is
as or more effective, while...
This digestive enzyme is a powerful agent in the fight against cancer
Bromelain is a natural digestive enzyme extracted from pineapples. The
nutrient is rapidly taking its place aside many of the most powerful
natural agents in the war on cancer and other chronic conditions that
take the lives of millions each...
Drought Spreads Pain From Florida to Arizona
COLQUITT, Ga. — The heat and the drought are so bad in this southwest
corner of Georgia that hogs can barely eat. Corn, a lucrative crop with
a notorious thirst, is burning up in fields. Cotton plants are too weak
to punch through soil so dry it might as well be pavement.
Man falsely arrested, jailed for trying to cash check at Chase bank
(NaturalNews) Not even two years after American taxpayers' money was
illegitimately used to bail out a handful of behemoth banks, JPMorgan
Chase, one such bailout recipients, is responsible for getting an
innocent man arrested...
Ex pharma sales rep Gwen Olsen says Big Pharma only interested in
profits, not health
Gwen Olsen, an ex-pharmaceutical sales representative, is using her
personal experience and insider knowledge to turn the tables on Big
Pharma and tell people the disturbing and disheartening truth about
Bill would let federal health researchers ban certain chemicals
(CNN) -- A new bill could alter the landscape of chemical regulation in
the United States by empowering researchers to take swift action against
the most potentially harmful chemicals in use today.
Clean Tech Sector Heading for a Major Crash
The global clean energy industry is set for a major crash. The reason is
simple. Clean energy is still much more expensive and less reliable than
coal or gas, and in an era of heightened budget austerity the subsidies
required to make clean energy artificially cheaper are becoming
History - Monday - July 11, 2011
1786 - Morocco agreed to stop attacking American ships in the
Mediterranean for a payment of $10,000.
1798 - The U.S. Marine Corps was formally re-established by "An Act for
Establishing a Marine Corps" passed by the U.S. Congress. The act also
created the U.S. Marine Band. The Marines were first commissioned by the
Continental Congress on November 10, 1775.
1804 - The United States' first secretary of the treasury, Alexander
Hamilton, was killed by Vice President Aaron Burr in a duel.
1864 - In the U.S., Confederate forces led by Gen. Jubal Early began an
invasion of Washington, DC. They turned back the next day.
1914 - Babe Ruth debuted in the major leagues with the Boston Red Sox.
1934 - U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the first
American chief executive to travel through the Panama Canal while in
1955 - The U.S. Air Force Academy was dedicated in Colorado Springs, CO,
at Lowry Air Base.
1962 - The first transatlantic TV transmission was sent through the
Telstar I satellite.
1972 - U.S. forces broke the 95-day siege at An Loc in Vietnam.
1977 - The Medal of Freedom was awarded posthumously to Rev. Martin
Luther King Jr. in a White House ceremony.
1979 - The abandoned U.S. space station Skylab returned to Earth. It
burned up in the atmosphere and showered debris over the Indian Ocean
1980 - Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ordered the release of hostage
Richard Queen due to illness. Queen was flown to Zurich, Switzerland.
Queen had been taken hostage with 62 other Americans at the U.S. embassy
in Tehran on November 4, 1979.
1994 - Shawn Eckardt was sentenced in Portland, OR, to 18 months in
prison for his role in the attack on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan.
1995 - Full diplomatic relations were established between the United
States and Vietnam.
1998 - U.S. Air Force Lt. Michael Blassie, a casualty of the Vietnam
War, was laid to rest near his Missouri home. He had been positively
identified from his remains that had been enshrined in the Tomb of the
Unknowns in Arlington, VA.
1999 - A U.S. Air Force jet flew over the Antarctic and dropped off
emergency medical supplies for Dr. Jerri Nelson after she had discovered
a lump in her breast. Nelso was at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole
2000 - Arkansas Judge Leon Johnson announced that he would preside over
the disbarment case against U.S. President Clinton. Several other judges
had stepped aside from the case citing the appearance of conflict of
2008 - Apple released the iPhone 3G.
17 tips for buying organic food on the cheap
Do you enjoy the taste of organic food but you're turned off by the
price? If you're willing to do some creative shopping and cooking, you
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VIDEO: Radioactive Container Truck Spewing Gamma Rays Into Traffic on
I-270 in Saint Louis, Missouri
Someone got stuck next to this truck during the 7pm July 1st holiday
traffic on North bound I-270, after seeing the Radioactive warning
placards they pulled out the Geiger Counter and Camera. Lesson learned,
AVOID RADIOACTIVE TRUCKS!
Take Action Now to Repeal the Light Bulb Ban
The House of Representatives plans to vote Monday, July 11 on a bill
that would repeal the ban on standard incandescent light bulbs. If not
repealed this year, the ban is scheduled to start going into effect on
January 1, 2012 when it will become illegal to sell 100-watt bulbs. For
more information, go to Freedom Action's special web site,
Bulb ban's dark consequences
This wicked law can't be switched off soon enough. Americans are
enduring a parade of unforeseen consequences as "the experts" try to
extinguish this landmark contribution to humanity.
Experts expect more Missouri River levee failures
Associated Press, July 9, 2011 - The Corps predicts that the river will
eventually rise high enough to flow over some 18 to 70 levees, mostly in
rural areas of southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa and Missouri. Other
levees will become saturated, and water can erode their foundations,
seep underneath or find other flaws to exploit...
July 11, 2011 Missouri River Flooding Update
The latest news coverage on the Missouri flooding from KETV NewsWatch 7
Soldiers watch over levees
Omaha World Harold July 10, 2011 - The military helicopter's black
shadow dances on an engorged Missouri River as the aircraft slowly loops
the flood-encircled Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station — the same left-leaning
turns the pilot navigated two days prior.
Aerial video of Fort Peck reservoir area
The Billings Gazette, Billings, MT July 10, 2011 - Aerial video of Fort
Peck reservoir area showing some of the dam release and flooding.
NRC, nuke industry criticized for skirting public
MONTPELIER, Vt. July 10, 2011 - An NRC spokeswoman confirmed the agency
routinely sees industry reports that it does not share on its public web
The Coming Bond Market Crash: The Three Moves Every Investor Must Make
You can expect gold prices to zoom up, peaking at a much higher level
around the time Bernanke is finally replaced. Silver will also follow
this trend. So make sure you have substantial holdings of either
physical gold and silver or the exchange-traded funds (ETFs) SPDR Gold
Trust (NYSE: GLD) and iShares Silver Trust (NYSE: SLV).
Report: North Carolina nuclear facility with superheated uranium leaking
ten gallons of radioactive cooling water per hour
(NaturalNews) A nuclear research reactor at North Carolina State
University (NCSU) in Raleigh, NC, was recently shut down after it was
discovered that the plant has been leaking about ten gallons of nuclear
cooling water per hour for at least the past...
Major quake strikes northeastern Japan
TOKYO — A
strong earthquake jolted on Sunday the same area of northeastern
Japan that was hit by a massive quake in March, but there was no sign of
further damage along the coast or to the crippled Fukushima nuclear
power plant, officials said.
Food freedom alert: Bureaucrats in Michigan threaten woman with jail
time for planting vegetable garden in her own yard
(NaturalNews) The anti-food tyrants are at it again, this time
threatening a Michigan woman with fines and jail time for her "crime" of
daring to plant tomatoes and peppers in her front yard.
Bring love and light back on the planet
(NaturalNews) These days it seems that the bad news is all around us and
in the midst of it a lot of people are wondering what the solutions are.
And the truth is: the solutions are available inside each of us and it's
really about shifting internally to a love based consciousness.
Stink bug invasion strikes fruit, grain crops in North America
(NaturalNews) Stink bugs are more than annoying for many people in the
mid-Atlantic region of the United States. One variety, the brown
marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is wreaking havoc on many crops in the
region. Solutions for Stink bugs here and here. More info and photo
One of the Most Inexcusable Vaccine Revelations of All...
Most people are unaware that human cell cultures derived from aborted
human fetuses have been used extensively in vaccine production for
decades. And vaccine makers are happy that most of the public has
remained ignorant of this fact, as awareness of it could blow up in
(NaturalNews) There is no end to the ignorance of western medicine when
it comes to diabetes. For example doctors obsess with obesity as a major
cause of diabetes but they ignore the fact that serum magnesium
The top 20 foods for reversing type-2 diabetes
(NaturalNews) The CDC has estimated that by 2050, as much of thirty
percent of the American population could suffer with diabetes. New
studies show that diabetics, in addition to coping with the effects of
their disease, also have nearly double the risk of cancer compared to
the rest of the population.
'Magic mushrooms' create positive mental and physical health benefits
that can last a year
(NaturalNews) Taking just the right amount of a substance found in
"magic mushrooms" can help to positively improve attitude, mood,
behavior, and happiness levels, according to new study published in the
peer-reviewed journal Psychopharmacology...
Regular olive oil consumption lowers stroke risk by forty percent
Critical research released in the industry publication journal Neurology
from the American Academy of Neurology provides evidence that regular
consumption of olive oil can help lower the risk of stroke. The study
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More Omahans get flood warnings
World-Herald July 8, 2011 - ...The Longs are among the approximately
5,700 Omaha residents who received flood warnings last week from the
city. That number is twice the city's original estimate of 2,700 Omahans
at risk. The City of Carter Lake has sent a similar letter to its 3,800
Coast Guard To Assess Omaha's Watercraft Needs
According to KIOS radio, Assistant Fire Chief Dan Stolinski, spokesman
for Omaha's Unified Command, says the Coast Guard team will be in Omaha
for two weeks.
Firefighters Train For Flood Rescue
OMAHA, Neb. July 8, 2011 -- With continued flood risks on the ground,
members of the Omaha Fire Department special operations teams went
airborne Thursday for water rescue training.
Exxon Oil Spill: Gov cuts ties to oil spill command post
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The move underscores mounting tensions between
the state and one of the world's largest energy companies over its
handling of the pipeline rupture that spewed an estimated 42,000 gallons
of oil into the scenic river.
Pipeline concerns flow after ExxonMobil disaster
After a pipeline rupture that spilled as much as 42,0000 gallons of
crude oil into the Yellowstone River over the weekend, ExxonMobil has
been ordered to bore a deeper pipeline route under the river.
Farmers, ranchers unsure of hit from ND flooding
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A top state official warns that millions of acres
of farmland will not produce anything this year due to flooding.
Will 2012 Be The Year That We See Mass Starvation In Africa? 12 Signs
That The World Is Running Out Of Food
Most Americans have no idea how desperate things are becoming in many
areas of the globe already. Just check out what a recent article in The
Guardian had to say about the situation at Dadaab….
VIDEO: NATO starving civilians in Libya'
Press TV talks with Dr. Webster Griffin Tarpley, an author and historian
in Washington, about the recent developments in crisis-hit Libya.
‘NATO kills 10 civilians for every troop targeted, destroys children’s
RT July 8, 2011 - Rebel fighters in Libya have blamed a lack of
ammunition, and a lack of NATO support, for their failure to advance
towards the capital Tripoli.
U.S. Wants Gaddafi Toppled By September
The United States and France have set a deadline of September 2nd to
topple Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, with NATO powers ready to
inflict a crushing blow if Gaddafi refuses to step down peacefully,
according to Israeli intelligence sources based in Washington.
Risk-Free And Above The Law: U.S. Globalizes Drone Warfare
Global Research - It further quoted Goldsmith directly: “The
administration’s theory implies that the president can wage war with
drones and all manner of offshore missiles without having to bother with
the War Powers Resolution’s time limits.”
Iceland Declares Independence from International Banks
Iceland is free. And it will remain so, so long as her people wish to
remain autonomous of the foreign domination of her would-be masters — in
this case, international bankers.
Ron Paul beats Gov. Rick Perry and all others in Texas GOP poll
Ron Paul, the conservative congressman from Texas, beat the entire field
of GOP presidential contenders in a poll conducted recently among "882
highly active Republican voters in Texas."
Boiling frog alert: Congress wants automatic wage deductions to pay down
On July 6th, just two days ago, at least a dozen busybody Congressmen
sponsored the introduction of HR 2411 ( http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:h2411:
), the “Reduce America’s Debt Now Act of 2011.”
TSA Agent Caught With Passenger's iPad in His Pants; Allegedly Took
$50,000 in Other Goods, Cops Say
After being arrested Monday on two counts of grand theft, police say
Santiago admitted to stealing computers, GPS devices, video cameras, and
other electronic merchandise from luggage he was supposed to be
VIDEO: How Fluoride Causes Hypothyroidism
Dr. Jerry Tennant describes how fluoride “bullies out” the iodine (an
essential component) in the thyroid hormone, which regulates the body’s
Report: North Carolina nuclear facility with superheated uranium leaking
ten gallons of radioactive cooling water per hour
(NaturalNews) A nuclear research reactor at North Carolina State
University (NCSU) in Raleigh, NC, was recently shut down after it was
discovered that the plant has been leaking about ten gallons of nuclear
cooling water per hour for at least the past...
History - Friday - July 8, 2011
1776 - Col. John Nixon gave the first public reading of the U.S.
Declaration of Independence to a crowd at Independence Square in
1794 - French troops captured Brussels, Belgium.
1815 - Louis XVIII returned to Paris after the defeat of Napoleon.
1865 - C.E. Barnes patented the machine gun.
1879 - The first ship to use electric lights departed from San
1889 - The Wall Street Journal was first published.
1919 - U.S. President Wilson returned from the Versailles Peace
Conference in France.
1947 - Demolition work began in New York City for the new permanent
headquarters of the United Nations.
1950 - General Douglas MacArthur was named commander-in-chief of United
Nations forces in Korea.
1960 - The Soviet Union charged Gary Powers with espionage. He was shot
down in a U-2 spy plane.
1963 - All Cuban-owned assets in the United States were frozen.
1970 - The San Francisco Giant’s Jim Ray Hart became the first National
League player in 59 seasons to collect six runs batted (RBI) during a
1981 - The Solar Challenger became the frist solar-powered airplane to
cross the English Channel.
1986 - Kurt Waldheim was inaugurated as president of Austria despite
controversy over his alleged ties to Nazi war crimes.
1993 - Charles Keating, chief of Lincoln Savings & Loan Association, was
sentenced to 12 years and seven months in prison for violating
California security and fraud laws.
1997 - The Mayo Clinic and the U.S. government warned that the diet-drug
combination known as "fen-phen" could cause serious heart and lung
1997 - NATO invited Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic to join the
alliance in 1999.
2010 - The Solar Impulse completed the first 24-hour flight by a solar
On a lighter side:
YouTube: Cat and owl playing - Fum & Gebra - Perfect friendship!
Fum & Gebra, two stars in the open country, an special couple. Fum is a
lovely black cat and Gebra a kind barn owl. This bird of prey fly far
away but lands everytime near Fum, its faithful friend. Fum and Gebra
have one year of age and have known they had a month.
Help save Nick's Organic Farm from government takeover!
(NaturalNews) A 31-year-old heritage organic farm in Maryland is being
threatened with takeover by the county in which it is located, and your
help is needed to stop these efforts. Nick's Organic Farm is the only
farm in Montgomery County, Md., that produces...
At Nick’s Organic Farm, our cattle, poultry and crops are raised on our
certified organic farms in Maryland’s fertile Frederick and Potomac
Valleys. For consumers, we produce: 100% grass-fed beef, certified
organic turkeys, certified organic chickens, certified organic eggs from
pastured hens, certified organic poultry feed, and certified organic
fresh and frozen edible soybeans (edamame).
Hundreds Turn Out for Farm-or-Soccer Meeting
Most speakers support farm, oppose private soccer fields and condemn
lack of community involvement.
FDA's scheme to outlaw nearly all nutritional supplements created after
1994 would destroy million of jobs and devastate U.S. economy
(NaturalNews) Yesterday we reported on the FDA's new scheme for
outlawing nearly all nutritional supplements formulated after October,
was just the beginning of this story, because...
Silent Summer; Nature Gone Missing; Addendum
"...Dr. Dave DeSante, founder of the Institute for Bird Population in
Point Reyes, California has explained scientific findings on the
relationship between Fukushima fallout on the U.S. West Coast...
Ron Paul wants to kill the TSA, which could end the careers of 500
LA Times - Ron Paul has had a long and successful political career of
being an outlier. A hero to those who rally behind his Libertarian
beliefs of small government and personal freedoms; Paul has proposed
decimating the IRS, ending the drug war, and reversing Roe vs. Wade. But
will he survive putting hundreds of puppies out of work?
Jellyfish Invasions Force Shutdowns at 3 Separate Nuclear Plants
A nuclear power plant on the coast of Israel was forced to shut down
this week when its seawater cooling system became clogged with
jellyfish. A similar incident...
US House votes to bar military aid to Libyan rebels
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The US House of Representatives voted Thursday to
forbid the Pentagon from providing military equipment, training, advice
or support to Libya's rebels. By a 225-201 margin, lawmakers debating an
annual Pentagon spending bill adopted an amendment restricting...
Vietnam Era Weapon Being Used to Clear the Amazon
Agent Orange is one of the most devastating weapons of modern warfare, a
chemical which killed or injured an estimated 400,000 people during the
Vietnam War -- and now it's being used against the Amazon rainforest..
You wouldn't believe what is killing and maiming people in Palestine
(SALEM, Ore.) - This article is about war-related issues in Palestine
that are missing the radar in western newsrooms. I am referring to the
use of plastic shards intentionally placed in rockets that leave behind
undetectable shrapnel in humans...
Obama Administration Shuts Down Investigations Into Bush-era Torture
As part of its cover-up of Bush administration war crimes, the Obama
administration announced June 30 that it would shut down 99
investigations into deaths of prisoners in US custody during the
so-called “war on terror”...
Obama, lawmakers search for debt compromise
(Reuters) - After weeks of impasse, Obama and top congressional leaders
aimed for "something big" as White House talks began after weeks of
acrimony, political finger-pointing and little movement.
John Boehner assures GOP on taxes
Speaker John Boehner told a closed meeting of the House Republican
Conference that he was not going to provide them many details about his
talks with President Barack Obama on a debt ceiling increase, but said
tax hikes were “off the table”...
US lawmakers to rally behind Dalai Lama
Top US lawmakers plan Thursday to welcome the Dalai Lama in a show of
support as China stepped up pressure on President Barack Obama not to
hold his own meeting with Tibet's exiled spiritual leader.
Father spoke of having Obama adopted
Boston Globe - In the spring of 1961, President Obama’s father revealed
a plan for his unborn son that might have changed the course of American
Brzezinski: Middle Class Unrest To Hit U.S.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, who forty years ago wrote of a highly controlled
future society where the population would be subjugated by a
technocratic elite, appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe yesterday to predict
that middle class unrest caused by economic disenfranchisement would
soon hit America.
Fed reveals Goldman borrowing deals during crisis
Want to borrow $15 billion for a month at the rock-bottom interest rate
of 1.16 percent? You can -- but only if you're Goldman Sachs and your
generous sugar daddy is the US government.
Food prices head back towards record highs
Hard-pressed consumers face higher grocery bills after new figures
showed that food prices jumped by 1.3% in June to within a whisker of
their record high.
Jobs Surge; Weekly Claims Post Decrease
The number of new people filing jobless claims fell more than expected
over the past week while the private sector created jobs at a far faster
pace than anticipated, separate reports showed Thursday.
Phone hacking: families of war dead 'targeted' by News of the World
The bereaved relatives of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan may
have had their phones hacked by a private investigator working for the
News of the World.
News Corp to close News of the World
LONDON (Reuters) - LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's News
Corporation will close its tabloid News of the World after this Sunday's
edition, as a result of an escalating phone hacking scandal, James
Murdoch said on Thursday.
Is your medication causing you to suffer from malnutrition?
(NaturalNews) Most people trust that the medicines that they take will
help them overcome illness, enhance their health and promote well-being.
Unfortunately medications often deplete important nutrients from the
body, and people don't find the relief that they seek.
Monsanto's Roundup linked to deadly diseases and birth defects, most
people have no idea
A recent report put together by various professors, scholars and
researchers affiliated with Earth Open Source, a collaboration group
devoted to food issues, cites in great deal the multitude of
Kentucky Food Club defies illegal Cease and Desist Order from Health
On May 27, the Louisville Health Dept. served a private food club with a
Cease & Desist order along with a Kentucky Department of Health Services
quarantine order on the club’s milk. Here’s the brilliant response of
the buying club...
Study downplaying cellphone risks funded by manufacturers
OTTAWA - An international study which debunks research linking
cellphones to cancer risks received major funding from wireless
We Reversed Food Allergies Through Nourishing Foods
Recent months have brought astounding changes to our family, with regard
to food allergies. Earlier this year, I was inspired to take a second
look at the Weston A.
Price Foundation and the book
Nourishing Traditions... We were intrigued by the ideas presented
and felt that we should give traditional food preparation methods a try.
Anti-Terror Sensor That Scans Crowds for Bombers Tested in U.K.
The revolutionary gadget -- similar to airport scanners but top secret
-- is believed to silently analyze materials using the unique
"terahertz" waves emitted by different substances.
shuts down millions of websites
(RT) Over 11 million websites have been blacklisted and banned by
Google. A massive block of websites registered for free through the
co.cc subdomain have been silenced after the Internet giants have
determined many of them to be unfit for the Web.
80+Year-Old Patriot Couple Arrested for Stopping Unlawful Foreclosures
My associate, Steve Brooks, who is serving as Governor of the Republic
of Utah, sent the following email...
Family fights government over rare ‘Double Eagle’ gold coins
A jeweler's heirs are fighting the United States government for the
right to keep a batch of rare and valuable "Double Eagle" $20 coins that
date back to the Franklin Roosevelt administration. It's just the latest
coin controversy to make headlines..
Obama Has Finally Become Dick Cheney
The Obama administration wants to jail James Risen, a reporter who
exposed Bush-era wrongdoing, if he doesn't reveal one of his sources.
US government openly admits arming Mexican drug gangs with 30,000
firearms - but why?
(NaturalNews) This is not a conspiracy theory, nor a piece of fiction.
It is now an openly-admitted fact that this was pulled off by the BATFE
(Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, more commonly
called "ATF") under orders from Washington.
VIDEO: Caught in the act - Why citizens MUST retain the right to film
police & government officials (Stossel)
Radley Balko, a civil libertarian best known for his work at Reason,
Cato, and the Huffington Post, talks with John Stossel about the need
for citizens to be able to film the police.
VIDEO: Cops And City Council In Quartzsite Arizona Override Mayor,
Illegally Arrest Citizen Speaking At City Council Meeting
Reality Report - Jennifer Jones addressed the city council of
Quartzsite, Arizona. She was formally recognized and began to expose the
misdeeds of the city councilman, what unfolded in the video was nothing
short of a mutiny...
British government squanders millions conducting secret GM potato trials
while non-GM variety already performs spectacularly
(NaturalNews) According to Indymedia UK, Sainsbury Laboratory, the group
tasked with development, has already spent roughly 1.7 million pounds
($2.7 million) worth of public funds...
German Franken Potato Co. Wants To Set Up Shop Here
The largest chemical maker, BASF SE, might remove their GM crop research
firm of 700 people from Germany due to heated, growing political
opposition. Where can they go and be welcomed with open arms? The US, of
Do vegans need more iodine?
(NaturalNews) The vegan lifestyle can be quite healthy if the diet is
composed of fresh, organic foods. This takes some planning. Vegans also
need to avoid heavily processed vegan foods that give the false
impression of providing...
History - Thursday - July 7, 2011
1846 - U.S. annexation of California was proclaimed at Monterey after
the surrender of a Mexican garrison.
1862 - The first railroad post office was tested on the Hannibal and St.
Joseph Railroad in Missouri.
1865 - Four people were hanged in Washington, DC, after being convicted
of conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinate U.S. President
1885 - G. Moore Peters patented the cartridge-loading machine.
1898 - The United States annexed Hawaii.
1917 - Aleksandr Kerensky formed a provisional government in Russia.
1920 - A device known as the radio compass was used for the first time
on a U.S. Navy airplane near Norfolk, VA.
1930 - Construction began on Boulder Dam, later Hoover Dam, on the
1937 - Japanese forces invaded China.
1946 - Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini was canonized as the first American
1949 - "Dragnet" was first heard on NBC radio.
1950 - The UN Security Council authorized military aid for South Korea.
1969 - Canada's House of Commons gave final approval to a measure that
made the French language equal to English throughout the national
1981 - President Reagan announced he was nominating Arizona Judge Sandra
Day O'Connor to become the first female justice on the U.S. Supreme
1983 - Eleven-year-old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, left for a
visit to the Soviet Union at the personal invitation of Soviet leader
Yuri V. Andropov.
1987 - Public testimony at the Iran-Contra hearing began.
1998 - A jury in Santa Monica, CA, convicted Mikail Markhasev of
murdering Ennis Cosby, Bill Cosby's only son, during a roadside robbery.
1999 - In Sierra Leone, President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah and rebel leader
Foday Sankoh signed a pact to end the nation's civil war.
2003 - In Liberia, a team of U.S. military experts arrived at the U.S.
embassy compound to assess whether to deploy troops as part of a
peacekeeping force in the country.
2005 - In London, at least 66 people were killed and at least 700 were
injured when several bombs were set off in subway cars and double-decker
House boosts research money for Gulf War illness at Rep. Dennis
The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed an amendment offered by
Cleveland Democratic Rep. Dennis Kucinich that would boost research
dollars for Gulf War illness to $10 million next year by cutting money
for a Pentagon television channel. Kucinich said the research money may
help identify treatments for persistent symptoms that affect Gulf War
veterans, which include unexplained chronic headaches, widespread pain,
cognitive difficulties, unexplained fatigue, gastrointestinal problems,
respiratory symptoms, and other abnormalities.
US, Mexico sign cross-border trucking agreement
MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. and Mexican officials signed an agreement
Wednesday allowing each country's trucks to traverse the other's
highways, implementing a key provision of the North American Free Trade
Agreement after nearly two decades of bickering.
shocked by agreement with Mexico
(Grain Valley, Mo., July 6, 2011) – Small-business truckers and
professional truck drivers, represented by the Owner-Operator
Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA), are fuming about a move made
today by the government. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is
signing a cross-border trucking agreement with Mexico without providing
the public or Congress with the final details of the agreement.
DOT Releases 'Concept Document' for US-Mexican Trucking
The Department of Transportation Thursday released "an initial concept
document" for a new crossborder trucking agreement with Mexico, without
Executive Order 13575 of June 9, 2011
Establishment of the White House Rural Council - By the authority vested
in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States
of America and in order to enhance Federal engagement with rural
communities, it is hereby ordered as follows: Read More...
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Our Politicians Are Selling Off Pieces Of America To Foreign Investors –
And Goldman Sachs Is Helping Them Do It
State and local governments across the country that are drowning in debt
and that are desperate for cash are increasingly turning to the
“privatization” of public assets as the solution to their problems.
Widespread flood threat to continue through summer
2011 could rival Great Flood of 1993. Many rivers in the upper Midwest
and northern Plains remain above flood stage, and the threat for more
flooding will continue through the summer, forecasters at NOAA’s
National Weather Service said today.
Exclusive: Sony Forces Employees To Submit To Body Scanners
Sony distribution centers are mandating that employees pass through body
scanners when they exit the workplace according to an internal memo
leaked to Infowars, but the corporation claims...
Ron Paul: Abolish the TSA, Stop Abuses and Failures
Congressman Ron Paul: At the time the TSA was being created I strongly
opposed federalization of airline security. As I wrote in an article
back in 2001: “Congress should be privatizing rather than nationalizing
airport security. The free market can and does produce excellent
Mall Uses Airport Body Scanning Technology for Clothes Shopping
Unique Solutions' newest technology is called "mybestfit," and it
utilizes the body scanning technology used in airports...
Inside the Fed’s Vault: $1 Billion Worth of Unused Coins
In the basement of a Baltimore vault the size of a soccer field, 1
billion dollar coins are just sitting there. Thanks, Congress.
Eggs' Antioxidant Properties May Help Prevent Heart Disease and Cancer,
ScienceDaily - One of nature's most perfect foods may be even better for
us than previously thought. While eggs are well known to be an excellent
source of proteins, lipids, vitamins and minerals, researchers at the
University of Alberta recently discovered they also contain antioxidant
properties, which helps in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and
US: Yellowstone river oil spill spreads
Oil from a ruptured ExxonMobil pipeline on the famed Yellowstone spread
at least 15 miles beyond the initial leak - further than the oil
company's original estimates.
Documents detail Exxon's Yellowstone response
LAUREL, Mont. (AP) — Federal documents show it took Exxon Mobil nearly
twice as long as it publicly disclosed to fully seal a pipeline that
spilled roughly 1,000 barrels of crude oil into the Yellowstone River.
Oil and gas spills in North Sea every week, papers reveal
Documents list companies that caused more than 100 potentially lethal -
and largely unpublicized - leaks in 2009 and 2010
Feds launch environmental review of Shell’s Arctic drilling plans
Federal regulators are now examining the possible environmental
repercussions of Shell Oil Co.’s ambitious proposal to drill up to four
exploratory wells in the Beaufort Sea near Alaska.
50 mile-wide massive dust storm descends on Phoenix Arizona
A wall of dust that towered over skyscrapers downtown swept across the
desert from the south, and KSAZ-TV reported it appeared to be roughly 50
miles wide in some spots. Videos
FEMA again denies Minneapolis of tornado assistance
The aid, which would help pay for things like cars ruined by the tornado
and even the replacement of a person's home if it was not covered by
insurance, was deemed unnecessary for the area's recovery, according to
a letter from a top FEMA official that arrived Friday.
Powerful quake off New Zealand triggers tsunami
(Reuters) - A powerful magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck off New Zealand's
Kermadec Islands, triggering a tsunami in the region, the U.S.
Geological Survey and the U.S. Pacific Tsunami Center said on Wednesday.
“Belly Bombs”: Government Claims Phantom Terrorists Will Surgically
Implant Explosives In Humans
Coincidentally, new full strength body scanners are ready to be rolled
Roadside Radiation Detectors To Blanket U.S. Soon
The Intel Hub - DHS is gearing up with just about every terror gadget
and detection system possible to protect us from a pretty much
nonexistent threat in the United States. Now they are testing roadside
radiation trackers and sporting event radiation trackers in the next
phase to screen the populace.
Morning Joe Censorship
on Ron's Q2 Push
Here is a screenshot of them hiding Ron's fundraising totals even though
he was in a definitive 2nd place with $4.5-$4.6 Million!
Debt Ceiling: Could Ron Paul's Plan Save Us From Disaster, twice?
Paul's plan would not only solve the debt ceiling problem, it also might
eliminate any harmful after shocks the Federal Reserve's QE2 program
could have on the economy.
U.S. willing to leave 10,000 troops in Iraq past year's end
The White House is prepared to keep as many as 10,000 U.S. troops in
Iraq after the end of the year, amid growing concern that the planned
pullout of virtually all remaining American forces would lead to
intensified militant attacks, according to U.S. officials.
Families to get letters after war-zone suicides
President Obama will begin sending condolence letters to families of
troops who commit suicide while deployed to combat theaters.
Hood shooting suspect will face death penalty
FORT HOOD, Texas — The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort Hood
rampage will be tried in a military court and face the death penalty,
the commanding general for the Texas military post...
Gaddafi 'willing to give up power if his son can run in elections'
The Libyan dictator - still in power despite an uprising lasting five
months - is also said to be seeking 'security guarantees' in return for
ending his 42-year-reign.
Protect IP Act Gives Government Power to Seize Websites On a Whim
Law professors warn that new legislation allows state to seize websites
merely for linking to other websites that host copyrighted material.
Strauss-Kahn case maid sues New York Post over prostitute allegation
Newspaper and five of its journalists face lawsuit amid spate of leaks
about alleged sexual attack.
Connecticut: Marijuana Decriminalization Measure Is Now Law
Senate Bill 1014 reduces the penalties for the adult possession of up to
one-half ounce of marijuana from a criminal misdemeanor (formerly
punishable by one year in jail and a $1,000 fine) to a non-criminal
VIDEO: Gwen Olsen - Pharma Not in the Business of Health, Healing,
NaturalNews.TV - Stunning admission from a former pharmaceutical
salesperson: Big Pharma is NOT in the business of health or healing --
it's all about "managing" disease and keep people trapped in a cycle of
New diabetes drug linked to infections and cancer
(NaturalNews) Tests on a new diabetes drug being developed by drug
giants Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca have revealed that the new
class of drug may be linked to causing urinary tract and genital
infections, and several...
Los Angeles schools swap fried for fresh with massive lunchroom menu
(NaturalNews) Soggy chicken nuggets and processed corn dogs are making
their exit from Los Angeles County lunchrooms, according to a recent
report from the Los Angeles Times. The county school board recently
voted to replace these and other "junk...
Reducing Salt Does Not Reduce Heart Disease: Cochrane Study
Salt reduction is currently a third rail of medicine. There is simply
too much money to be made on blood pressure drugs, and Big Pharma must
not be crossed.
Photo Essay: Dogs have been fighting alongside U.S. soldiers for more
than 100 years, seeing combat in the Civil War and World War I. But
their service was informal; only in 1942 were canines officially
inducted into the U.S. Army. Today, they're a central part of U.S.
efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan...
History - Wednesday - July 6, 2011
1854 - In Jackson, MI, the Republican Party held its first convention.
1885 - Louis Pasteur successfully tested his anti-rabies vaccine. The
child used in the test later became the director of the Pasteur
1905 - Fingerprints were exchanged for the first time between officials
in Europe and the U.S. The person in question was John Walker.
1923 - The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was established.
1928 - "The Lights of New York" was previewed in New York's Strand
Theatre. It was the first all-talking movie.
1932 - The postage rate for first class mail in the U.S. went from
2-cents to 3-cents.
1933 - The first All-Star baseball game was held in Chicago. The
American League beat the National League 4-2.
1942 - Diarist Anne Frank and her family took refuge from the Nazis in
1945 - U.S. President Truman signed an order creating the Medal of
1945 - Nicaragua became the first nation to formally accept the United
1967 - The Biafran War erupted. The war lasted two-and-a-half years.
About 600,000 people died.
1983 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that retirement plans could not pay
women smaller monthly payments solely because of their gender.
1988 - 167 North Sea oil workers were killed by explosions and fires
that destroyed the Piper Alpha drilling platform.
1988 - Several popular beaches were closed in New York City due to
medical waste and other debris began washing up on the seashores.
1989 - The U.S. Army destroyed its last Pershing 1-A missiles at an
ammunition plant in Karnack, TX. The dismantling was under the terms of
the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty.
1995 - In Los Angeles, the prosecution rested at the O.J. Simpson murder
1997 - The Mars Pathfinder released Sojourner, a robot rover on the
surface of Mars. The spacecraft landed on the red planet on July 4th.
2000 - A jury awarded former NHL player Tony Twist $24 million for the
unauthorized use of his name in the comic book Spawn and the HBO cartoon
series. Co-defendant HBO settled with Twist out of court for an
Radiation Measurement Conversion Tables
Find out the Difference Between Roentgen, Rad and Rem Radiation
Area First Responders Participate in Mass Evacuation Drill
Counties Organize Shelters and Stations to Handle Mass Evacuation to
West Virginia from Washington, D.C.
Florida Attorney Demands Shut Down of Cooper Nuclear Station in Nebraska
Thomas Saporito is a consultant, based out of Florida. He said with
flood water surrounding the plant, a nuclear meltdown is bound to
happen. Saporito wants the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or NRC, to
take swift action.
Not Guilty: The Casey Anthony Distraction
Intel Hub - This article is more important than ever after today’s
verdict. The Casey Anthony Trial has highlighted the mind control that
the general public is currently under.
Texas Drought Declared Natural Disaster
Drought and wildfires have lead to the decision by the US Department of
Agriculture to declare the entire state of Texas a natural disaster.
Hacked: Obama's campaign website
The Obama campaign website was hacked on Tuesday and invited supporters
to two fake anti-government events hosted by an unnamed "Commy Obama."
FBI: No Oklahoma City Bombing Videos Found
SALT LAKE CITY — The FBI has not found videotapes from the 1995 Oklahoma
City bombing that are being sought by a Utah lawyer and do not believe
another records search is reasonable or will uncover the information,
the agency has told a federal judge.
Our Politicians Are Selling Off Pieces Of America To Foreign Investors –
And Goldman Sachs Is Helping Them Do It
All over the United States, politicians are selling off key pieces of
infrastructure to foreign investors and big Wall Street banks like
Goldman Sachs are helping them do it.
Nations finally agree on GM food labeling under UN rules
July 5, 2011 - The United Nations summit of food safety regulators from
more than 100 countries, including Health Canada, produced the
first-ever consensus document when the United States dropped its
long-standing objection to the labelling guidance document at the Geneva
summit after debating the issue for 20 years.
FDA unleashes end game scheme to outlaw virtually all dietary
supplements formulated after 1994
(NaturalNews) In the wake of hundreds of dietary supplements recently
being outlawed across the EU, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has
quietly unleashed a regulatory scheme that, if fully implemented, could
Durbin 'Dietary Supplement Labeling Act' to reward FDA for failures and
punish responsible supplement producers
(NaturalNews) A new bill introduced by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), S.
1310, the "Dietary Supplement Labeling Act of 2011," threatens to
undermine the dietary supplement industry by giving the US Food and Drug
VIDEO: What It Takes for Robin Parents to Raise Their Brood Over a Month
A nice break from all the news for all you bird lovers.
Dynamic Aviation Supports SPLAT-GM to Combat Gypsy Moths With Custom
Aerial Spray System
Dynamic Aviation, a leading provider of innovative aviation solutions to
government and commercial organizations worldwide, announced today the
completion of its latest custom aerial spray project with the U.S.
Department of Agriculture Forest Service to combat gypsy moth
infestations across 103,000 acres in Indiana, Ohio and Virginia. SPLAT
GM Product Label.
Exxon oil spill on Yellowstone River disrupts ranches, farms
(Reuters) July 5, 2011 - Environmental officials scrambled on Tuesday to
assess the extent of contamination from a weekend oil spill that has
fouled water supplies and ranch lands along a scenic and otherwise
pristine stretch of the Yellowstone River in Montana.
Flooding Hinders US Yellowstone River Cleanup
ExxonMobil has deployed more than 280 people to clean up an oil spill
along the scenic Yellowstone River but their efforts have been hindered
Corps to inspect spillway structure at Big Bend Dam July 8
Fort Thompson, S. D. - The U.S. Army corps of Engineers plans to close
the spillway structure at Big Bend Dam for several hours July 8 to
conduct an inspection. Information gained from a July 1 inspection to
determine the effects of high water flows on the spillway structure
indicated that a small scour area behind the structure’s left wing wall
Homeowners Around Nebraska Lake Watch, Wait
OMAHA, Neb. - Homeowners around Lake Waconda in Cass County are keeping
watch on the final levee protecting them from Missouri River flooding.
Omaha’s Spent $3.9 Million On Flood Fight
OMAHA, Neb. -- Millions More Expected To Prevent Flooding. The flood
fight is getting more expensive by the day for the city of Omaha. It’s
already spent $3.9 million, and millions more could be spent...
Weather Modification: A Covert Weapon Of Destruction
By Barbara Aho July 5, 2011 PART 1 AN OVERVIEW OF WEATHER MODIFICATION
IN THE USA Between 1962 and 1983, the United States Navy, the U.S.
Weather Bureau and the National Science Foundation carried out an
experimental research program that was yielding some success in
moderating hurricanes. Project Stormfury was suspended, however,...
'One Thing After Another': Floods Threaten Blaze-Ravaged New Mexico
SANTA FE, New Mexico 7/5/2011 — As firefighters made progress saving
Indian pueblo lands on the north end of New Mexico's largest wildfire,
officials worried on Monday about a possible second punch from Mother
Nature — flash floods.
New leader types may help prevent Katrina-like chaos
The Defense Department is grooming a new type of commander to coordinate
the military response to domestic disasters, hoping to save lives by
avoiding the chaos that plagued the Hurricane Katrina rescue effort.
Japan groups alarmed by radioactive soil
TOKYO — Soil radiation in a city 60 kilometres (40 miles) from Japan's
stricken nuclear plant is above levels that prompted resettlement after
the Chernobyl disaster, citizens' groups said Tuesday.
Senator: Constitution Doesn't Define Presidential Eligibility
World Net Daily - One member of Congress suggests it actually is the
U.S. State Department that sets the eligibility requirements for
presidents, not the Constitution, and another says...
Obama tries to stop execution in Texas of Mexican killer
Obama is attempting to block the execution in Texas on Thursday of a
Mexican man because it would breach an international convention and do
"irreparable harm" to US interests.
Number One? 20 Not So Good Categories That The United States Leads The
Is the United States “number one”? Many Americans take deep pride in
their nation and the truth is that the U.S. has a lot going for it...
Inside the Disappointing Comeback
Two years ago, officials said, the worst recession since the Great
Depression ended. The stumbling recovery has also proven to be the worst
since the economic disaster of the 1930s.
VIDEO: Krauthammer: "Middle-Aged May Never Get Employed Again"
In 2007 the average time to get a new job was five weeks. It's now near
six months. And that implies a whole segment of the population, the more
elderly or the middle-aged who may never get employed again," Charles
Krauthammer said on FOX News this evening.
TSA Solves Its PR Problem: No More Cameras!
Oh? A new policy to protect the tattered reputation of official
government molesters from the public? I searched the internet for
evidence of any new regulations and couldn't find any. In fact what I
found was this at the TSA website...
When science backfires: Bizarre events, crazy setbacks, mishaps and pain
If there's one thing scientists keep discovering it's that there are
some hilariously bizarre events surrounding some of their advances.
Pacific Ocean Study Finds Fish Tainted by Plastic
Southern California researchers found plastic in nearly 1 in 10 small
fish collected in the northern Pacific Ocean in the latest study to call
attention to floating marine debris entering the food chain.
You've Been Living A Lie: The Story Of Saturated Fat And Cholesterol
Eating a lot of protein with little fat and carbs may be a short term
strategy for initiating fat loss, but not a healthy way of eating in the
YouTube: Read the Fine Print Before Selling at the Farmers Market
In order to sell your home grown fruit at the now centrally planned
"farmers market" you must submit a "crop plan" and have your Garden
inspected by filling out a "farm schedule". After that's done you're
more than welcome to sell your oranges once you fill out your various
tax forms, sign the ten page 8000 word contract agreement...
Iran Ridicules July 4th: America is Not Independent
PRESS TV, totally funded by the Islamic Republic and a mouthpiece for
the Islamic regime, told its readers, “America is no longer the land of
the free. It is now ruled by oligarchs and corporatists. And it is no
longer governed by the rule of law. The rich, the powerful and the
politically connected abide by their own, very different, set of laws.”
26% Of Americans Don’t Know US Declared Independence From Great Britain
According to a new poll by Marist, more than a quarter of Americans
couldn’t correctly identify the country from which the United States
declared its independence.
VIDEO: George Will: The Constitution is an ‘anti-evolutionary device’
Raw Story July 4, 2011 - “There’s a retrospective cast naturally built
into our politics, but what has happened today is a large number of
Americans, this one included, believe that the somewhat promiscuous
expansion of government power in recent years, raises questions about
whether we still have a government of limited, delegated and enumerative
powers,” Will told ABC’s Christiane Amanpour during a discussion about
whether the Constitution was still valid.
Historical fact: Independence Day is a celebration of freedom from
(NaturalNews) Happy July 4th, my fellow Americans. It's the Independence
Day weekend! Independence from what, you might ask? As even the somewhat
revisionist history taught in public schools readily admits, July 4th is
a celebration of independence..
Report: Ground Invasion of Libya Within Two Weeks
A hawkish Jerusalem-based news outlet with reported links to Israeli
intelligence that has proven accurate in its forecast of future
geopolitical events claims that the war in Libya is approaching a “coup
de grace” and that French, British and American troops will land on
Libyan soil within the next two weeks to spearhead a full ground
76-year-old Army medic on 4th tour in war zones
(CBS News) Finally this evening, the last draftee is set to retire from
the army this summer at the age of 58. Command Sergeant-Major Jeff
Mellinger was drafted back in 1972. In recent years, he survived 27
roadside bombings while deployed in Iraq.
Texas Passes Bill to Keep Incandescent Lights
That flickering light of freedom down in Texas emanates from an
incandescent light bulb.
Cold fusion devices produce far more energy than they use; quickly
approaching commercial viability
(NaturalNews) Cold fusion is real, but mass American news sources are
not covering it. Experiments are currently being duplicated across the
world, to add further verification to the body of scientific proof. It
is now possible to create energy with commonplace...
Deadly chemical accident at Tyson chicken processing plant lands 173
workers in hospital
(NaturalNews) The accidental mixing of two unidentified chemicals at a
Tyson chicken processing plant in Springdale, Ark., has landed 173 of
its roughly 300 workers in the hospital, according to reports. The two
chemicals, which Tyson refused to identify...
KFC and PepsiCo donate to diabetes research in exchange for your soda
(NaturalNews) It could be one of the most ironically insulting "gifts"
ever, but what it is, for certain, is a pathetic shame. You might think
that KFC is doing a good thing by pledging to help fund diabetes
History - Tuesday - July 5, 2011
1811 - Venezuela became the first South American country to declare
independence from Spain.
1814 - U.S. troops under Jacob Brown defeated a superior British force
at Chippewa, Canada.
1830 - France occupied the North African city of Algiers.
1863 - U.S. Federal troops occupied Vicksburg, MS, and distributed
supplies to the citizens.
1865 - William Booth founded the Salvation Army in London.
1935 - U.S. President Roosevelt signed the National Labor Relations Act
into law. The act authorized labor to organize for the purpose of
1940 - During World War II, Britain and the Vichy government in France
broke diplomatic relations.
1941 - German troops reached the Dnieper River in the Soviet Union.
1943 - The battle of Kursk began as German tanks attack the Soviet
salient. It was the largest tank battle in history.
1946 - The bikini bathing suit, created by Louis Reard, made its debut
during a fashion show at the Molitor Pool in Paris.
1950 - U.S. forces engaged the North Koreans for the first time at Osan,
1962 - Algeria became independent after 132 years of French rule.
1984 - The U.S. Supreme Court weakened the 70-year-old "exclusionary
rule," deciding that evidence seized with defective court warrants could
be used against defendants in criminal trials.
1989 - Former U.S. National Security Council aide Oliver North received
a $150,000 fine and a suspended prison term for his part in the
Iran-Contra affair. The convictions were later overturned.
1991 - Regulators shut down the Pakistani-managed Bank of Credit and
Commerce International (BCCI) in eight countries. The charge was fraud,
drug money laundering and illegal infiltration into the U.S. banking
1998 - Japan joined U.S. and Russia in space exploration with the
launching of the Planet-B probe to Mars.
2000 - Jordanian security agents shot and killed a Syrian hijacker after
he threw a grenade that exploded and wounded 15 passengers aboard a
Royal Jordanian airliner.
2002 - In Algeria, 35 people were killed in violent attacks on the day
that the country celebrated its 40 years of independence from France.
2002 - Former Nazi SS officer Friedrich Engel was convicted of 59 counts
of murder stemming from massacre of Italian resistance fighters on May
151 Photos of The Great Missouri River Flood of 2011
Chatter Info with Photo: Deer on the Porch Due to Flooding
Alert: Over 52 NOTAM (No-Fly Zones) Issued over U.S. In last 28 days
There has been a very suspicious amount of NOTAM (No-Fly Zones) issued
over the U.S. in the last 28 days. This behavior is not typical of the
FAA or military. Typically about 5 to 7 NOTAM notices are issued on any
Dual Status Commanders: New leader types may help prevent Katrina-like
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The Defense Department is grooming a
new type of commander to coordinate the military response to domestic
disasters, hoping to save lives by avoiding the chaos that plagued the
Hurricane Katrina rescue effort. The officers, called dual-status
commanders, would be able to lead both active-duty and National Guard
Ruptured Pipeline Spills Oil Into Yellowstone River
New York Times July 2, 2011 - An ExxonMobil pipeline running under the
Yellowstone River in south central Montana ruptured late Friday,
spilling crude oil into the river and forcing evacuations.
Montana governor questions Exxon on oil's spread
(Reuters) July 3, 2011 - Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer on Sunday
questioned Exxon Mobil Corp's contention that its oil pipeline spill
into the Yellowstone River was concentrated within a 10-mile area.
Crews mop up oil on Yellowstone River in Montana
LAUREL, Mont. (AP) July 4, 2011 -- The scope of Exxon Mobil Corp.'s oil
leak into the Yellowstone River could extend far beyond a 10-mile
stretch of the famed waterway, the company acknowledged under political
Exxon cleanup under way in Yellowstone River
LAUREL, Mont. (AP) July 4, 2011 -- An oil pipeline that spewed tens of
thousands of gallons of crude oil into Montana's Yellowstone River was
temporarily shut down in May because of concerns over rising waters, and
regulators twice in the last year warned Exxon Mobil of several safety
violations along the line.
By-the-book flood control panned
Omaha World-Herald July 3, 2011 - Five months ago, Army engineers in a
downtown Omaha office building fed computers with the latest snowfall
data and predicted another potentially wet year along the Missouri
River. Simultaneously, the public works director in a little South
Dakota city 450 miles upstream — and just below the towering face of
Oahe Dam — crunched the numbers himself. He was stunned...
Bluffs Officials: Sump Pumps Hurting, Not Helping
KETV OMAHA, Neb. July 4, 2011 - Council Bluffs officials told some city
homeowners they may have to quit using sump pumps to try and prevent
flooding in their homes. “We will discuss it with homeowner and ask for
voluntarily compliance, but my understanding is we would have the
ability to shut off power and cause the eviction of the family,” said
VIDEO: New Levee Fears At Lake Waconda
KETV OMAHA, Neb. July 4, 2011 - Homeowners and crews rush to save homes
at Lake Waconda as a levee over tops and erodes soil near the Cass
Missouri River Hits New Runoff Record
KETV OMAHA, Neb. July 2, 2011 - Runoff into the Missouri River basin
above Sioux City has hits its highest level since 1898. The U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers said runoff for that part of the...
Berm To Be Built To Border Omaha Levee
Associated Press Jul 2, 2011 - Would allow water to seep through levee
and into the berm. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ordered construction
Saturday of a seepage berm along the levee protecting Omaha from the
swollen Missouri River.
Neighborhood Levee Watch
WOWT Omaha - Mike says his parents’ insurance claim has already been
turned down but they plan to fight that. For now they've moved out and
won't have to watch as their home crumbles. Joel Thayer can't move, at
least not yet. Thayer's insurance won't pay for a place for his family
to stay unless they are ordered out.
Senator Johanns Tours Omaha Riverfront
WOWT Omaha - He talked about how long it will take to receive FEMA
dollars, longer than it might take the floodwater to recede. "Everything
that can be possibly be done is being done."
Evacuation advice for N.E. Omaha
July 1, 2011 - As early as Saturday, about 2,700 northeast Omaha
residents could start getting advice in the mail about what to do in
case of a “catastrophic levy breach,” said Dan Stolinski, assistant fire
chief of the Omaha Fire Department. The City of Omaha expects all the
notices to get to the affected homes and businesses by Tuesday (7/5/11).
Levee Intentionally Breached Along Missouri River
LOVELAND, Iowa July 2, 2011 - Levee Intentionally Breached Along
Missouri River. Authorities are investigating an intentional breach in a
levee near Desoto Bend. Pottawattamie County officials said a half-mile
stretch of the ...
Los Alamos evacuation order lifted; 12,000 go home
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) July 3, 2011 -- A smattering of summer rain gave a
boost to firefighters battling a huge forest fire near Los Alamos,
giving authorities enough confidence to allow about 12,000 people to
return home for the first time in nearly a week....
Squirrel Blamed For Small Fire At LANL
July 2, 2011 - The fire broke out at the lab substation Saturday in a
site referred to by officials as Technical Area 53.
Radioactive Waste Dumped in Open Pits Outside Los Alamos National Lab
Washington’s Blog - To understand why a raging wildfire near the Los
Alamos National Laboratory is a big deal, you must understand how wastes
Models Show That Radioactive Dust From Fukushima Plant Covered 80% of N.
Radioactive materials spewed out from the crippled Fukushima No. 1
Nuclear Power Plant reached North America soon after the meltdown and
were carried all the way to Europe, according to a simulation by
Weather experts: California mega-quake could be at the door
(NaturalNews) A new study conducted by researchers from the Scripps
Institute of Oceanography in La Jolla, Calif., suggests that the
ill-famed California mega-earthquake could happen literally any day now.
Overdue for experiencing the "big one" by as...
Weird West weather turns July 4 into skier's paradise
Ski resorts from California to Colorado opened for the weekend to take
advantage of an unusual combination of dense lingering snow from
late-season storms in the Sierra Nevada and the Rockies and a
high-pressure system ushering in warm air from the east.
Washington Okays Attack on Unarmed U.S. Ship
The Obama administration appears to have given a green light to an
Israeli attack on an unarmed flotilla carrying peace and human rights
activists — including a vessel with 50 Americans on board — bound for
the besieged Gaza Strip.
U.S. forces STILL flying hundreds of bombing raids over Libya as Obama
says America is only playing a limited role
The Obama administration has said that the War Powers Resolution does
not apply to the Libya operation because the U.S. role is limited.
Nato agrees to extend Libya air war for another 90 days
Nato has agreed to extend its Libyan air war by three months and
dismissed charges by Col Muammar Gaddafi's regime that the bombing
campaign has already killed 718 civilians.
Intelligence Briefs or Disinformation? How to tell the difference
With certain people within my circle of contacts being suckered by
Sorcha Faal / EU Times articles, I feel it is time to deal with the
whole messy subject of intelligence sources.
16 Reasons Why The United States Can No Longer Afford To Be The Police
Of The World
Did you know that the United States military is now bombing 6 different
countries? U.S. aircraft are conducting air strikes in Afghanistan,
Iraq, Pakistan, Libya, Yemen and now Somalia. There is a U.S. military
base in over half of the countries on the planet and U.S. military
spending is over 7 times larger than the military spending of any other
nation on earth.
Tougher discipline enforced as op tempo eases
Army Times Jul 3, 2011 - As the deployments ground on, the rates of what
the Army calls “high risk” behavior: suicide, domestic violence,
divorce, assaults, drug abuse accelerated. When the Army studied those
problems the discipline lapse was an obvious contributor.
The Army has launched a service effort to attack the problem. And as a
result, life in garrison could be very different from now on.
God banned from funerals for war vets under Obama VA's orders
June 30, 2011 - VA instructs the VFW and a Private Funeral Home that
they may not present the option of prayer to families...
Protesters Rally Against Cemetery Director
War Deaths Exceed Vietnam War Numbers
Department of Veterans Affairs Reports 73 Thousand U.S. Gulf War Deaths.
More Gulf War Veterans have died than Vietnam Veterans. This probably is
news to you. But the truth has been hidden by a technicality. So here is
Minnesotans frustrated, angry over state government shutdown
After Democratic Governor Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders
failed to reach agreement on a $5 billion budget deficit Thursday, state
offices, parks, highway rest areas and a state zoo were shuttered. In
addition, 22,000 government workers were hit with layoff notices.
141 White House staffers make six-figure income
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- One out of every three White House employees
makes at least $100,000 a year, according to data released by the White
House on Friday.
Obama’s Economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per Job
When the Obama administration releases a report on the Friday before a
long weekend, it’s clearly not trying to draw attention to the report’s
contents. Sure enough, the “Seventh
Quarterly Report” on the economic impact of the “stimulus,” released
on Friday, July 1, provides further evidence that President Obama’s
economic “stimulus” did very little, if anything, to stimulate the
economy, and a whole lot to stimulate the debt.
Activist Convicted of Resisting Arrest Without Violence
The pattern of lawlessness is reaching a fever pitch, as there is now an
overt war by police on photojournalists. The use of intimidation,
escalating brutality, and a permissive court system is now spiraling out
of control. Kurtz's case is a clear violation of the 1st and 4th
amendments, yet the conviction stands.
Strauss-Kahn free from house arrest; charges stand
Associated Press 07/01/11 Former International Monetary Fund leader
Dominique Strauss-Kahn walked out of court free without bail Friday
after prosecutors said an extensive background investigation of the
hotel housekeeper accusing him of sexual assault gave them pause.
SHOCK CLAIM: Maid turned tricks at a Manhattan DA hotel
The Sofitel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of a sex attack in
his suite wasn't just a hotel hooker -- she continued to work as a
prostitute in a Brooklyn hotel where she was stashed by prosecutors, The
Post has learned.
Official Calls For Riverside, 12 Other Counties To Secede From
RIVERSIDE (CBS) — Is the state of California about to go “South”?
Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone apparently thinks so, after
proposing that the county lead a campaign for as many as 13 Southern
California counties to secede from the state.
Prominent Congressman's Home an Eyesore
It looked a bit like one of the many foreclosed properties plaguing the
city, except for its prominent owner and location on the fringes of the
Detroit Golf Club. Speaking of which, the club has been trying to get a
PGA tournament but ran into a stumbling block: Some of the adjacent
properties -- like you-know-whose -- look like hell.
How to Arrest The Economy-Strangling EPA
The Supreme Court ruled on June 20, 2011 that the power to regulate
greenhouse gas emissions (primarily carbon) rests with the US
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), saying that the EPA is better
equipped to deal with the science of greenhouse gases (aka global
warming, climate change and CO2). The Clean Air Act has been expanded
and the EPA is in a power grab for jurisdiction over vehicle emissions
and is now planning control over utilities.
What's wrong with a little nano-titanium dioxide on your oranges?
Currently, if a product is deemed safe in normal use (macro-scale), they
can incorporate its nano-sized (the diameter of a human hair is about
80,000 nanometers) counterpart into products without reporting it to the
FDA. With even the minimal academic research that has been conducted,
it's clear that this lack of oversight is cause for concern. In one
These Five Foods May Cause Problems VERY Similar to Wheat...
Mercola.com Sun, 03 Jul 2011- While eliminating wheat from your diet is
an excellent and necessary step for improving health, it may not be
alone sufficient, especially in those with serious health challenges.
According to a series of articles on the website Green Med Info, there
are other foods in the Western diet that have properties similar to
wheat, because they contain "chitin binding lectins", which are similar
to wheat lectin (WGA).
Soothe back pain naturally with various essential oils
(NaturalNews) Acute or chronic back problems can make everyday life a
misery. Acute pain may be caused by a pulled muscle or problems with
tendons, ligaments or bone. Incorrect posture, lack of exercise and/or
obesity are factors that can take their toll on the back muscles.
Aromatherapy using essential oils can relieve back pain naturally.
Lyme Cover Up Rages On
What have you heard about tickborne Lyme for the last 30 years? That
it’s rare, scary, acute, treatable… The government warns about its
spread and implores people to go to a doctor upon seeing the telltale
bulls-eye rash. What happens when they actually do?
Herbal Extracts, Samento & Banderol found significantly effective in
Our results demonstrated that both herbal agents, but not doxycycline,
had very significant effects on all forms of B. burgdorferi, especially
when used in combination, suggesting that herbal agents could provide an
effective therapeutic approach for Lyme disease patients. -- from
article in Townsend Letter
History - Friday - July 1, 2011
1847 - The U.S. Post Office issued its first adhesive stamps.
1862 - The U.S. Congress established the Bureau of Internal Revenue.
1863 - During the U.S. Civil War, the first day's fighting at Gettysburg
1867 - Canada became an independent dominion.
1898 - During the Spanish-American War, Theodore Roosevelt and his
"Rough Riders" waged a victorious assault on San Juan Hill in Cuba.
1905 - The USDA Forest Service was created within the Department of
1909 - Thomas Edison began commercially manufacturing his new "A" type
alkaline storage batteries.
1940 - In Washington, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge was opened to traffic.
The bridge collapsed during a wind storm on November 7, 1940.
1943 - The U.S. Government began automatically withholding federal
income tax from paychecks.
1945 - New York established the New York State Commission Against
Discrimination to prevent discrimination in employment because of race,
creed or natural origin. It was the first such agency in the U.S.
1946 - U.S. President Harry Truman signed Public Law 476 that
incorporated the Civil Air Patrol as a benevolent, nonprofit
organization. The Civil Air Patrol was created on December 1, 1941.
1946 - The U.S. exploded a 20-kiloton atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll in
the Pacific Ocean.
1950 - American ground troops arrived in South Korea to stem the tide of
the advancing North Korean army.
1961 - British troops landed in Kuwait to aid against Iraqi threats.
1961 - The first community air-raid shelter was built. The shelter in
Boise, ID had a capacity of 1,000 people and family memberships sold for
1963 - The U.S. postmaster introduced the five-digit ZIP (Zoning
Improvement Plan) code.
1966 - The Medicare federal insurance program went into effect.
1979 - Susan B. Anthony was commemorated on a U.S. coin, the Susan B.
1980 - U.S. President Jimmy Carter signed legislation that provided for
2 acres of land near the Lincoln Memorial for the Vietnam Veterans
1981 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that candidates for federal office
had an "affirmative right" to go on national television.
1991 - The Warsaw Pact dissolved.
1997 - The sovereignty over Hong Kong was transferred from Great Britain
to China. Britain had controlled Hong Kong as a colony for 156 years.
1999 - The U.S. Justice Department released new regulations that granted
the attorney general sole power to appoint and oversee special counsels.
The 1978 independent-counsel statute expired on June 30.
2003 - In Hong Kong, thousands of protesters marched to show their
opposition to anti-subversion legislation.
Minnesota government shuts down as talks fail
Minnesota stumbled into its second government shutdown in six years
Thursday, with a partisan divide over taxes and spending to close a $5
billion deficit becoming only more bitter as a midnight deadline
approached and negotiations foundered.Any hope of a last-minute budget
deal between Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative
leaders evaporated around 10 p.m. local time, when Dayton said he and
Republicans were still fundamentally divided over how much the state
should spend the next two years and that he saw no chance of avoiding a
The latest on flooding: July 1
VIDEO: Update: Another Levee Down In Southwest Iowa
The levees aren't designed to hold this much water for this length of
time" Another levee broke two-and-a-half miles northwest of Percival in
southwest Iowa Thursday morning, though emergency management in Fremont
County was surprised it held this long.
Crews Battle NM Fire, Which Pushes Into Canyon
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. July 1, 2011 (AP) "We're seeing fire behavior that I've
never seen before," Tucker said. They were bracing for 40 mph gusts as
spot fires continued to pop up Thursday afternoon.
VIDEO: Los Alamos Fire: Perimeter of Nuclear Lab Set Ablaze
ABC News - Firefighters working against the wildfire that surrounds the
nuclear lab in Los Alamos, N.M., have set part of the perimeter of the
lab ablaze in hopes of starving the wildfire of fuel in the event it
heads back toward the stash of radioactive material stored inside the
VIDEO: Evacuations Still In Place, Fire Chief Says
Los Alamos Fire Chief Doug Tucker: "We have seen fire behavior we have
never seen down here and it’s very aggressive…We talked about
repopulating the community Friday or Saturday… That’s not going to
happen… this fire is too active…The burn scars are burning and that’s
Justice Department unsure on Vermont Yankee stance
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said Thursday that he had been told the U.S.
Justice Department won't intervene in the federal lawsuit being brought
against Vermont by the owners of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, but
the Justice Department responded by saying it hasn't made a decision.
Jellyfish clog U.K. nuclear plant, force shutdown
A nuclear power plant in Scotland was forced to close after jellyfish
inundated its water filters, clogging the cooling system.
The Perfect (Radiation) Storm is Brewing
Ever since March 11, 2011, when the Japanese earthquake rattled the
Asian country, there have been increasing numbers of strange
coincidences involving nuclear power plants, natural disasters, and
mismanagement of facilities. I say strange coincidences, because it now
appears that nuclear power plants fall into the same category...
Levee Fails Near Percival
UPDATED: 4:56 pm CDT June 30, 2011 - PERCIVAL, Iowa -- Floodwater
creeping closer to Interstate 29 forced officials to extend the closure
to Bartlett on Thursday. The problem is much worse farther south in
Percival, which sits just east of the interstate.
Army Corps Of Engineers Intentional Flooding Of America’s Heartland! –
This Is Selective Bankruptcy!
VIDEO: Doug Owens of Blacklistednews covers the intentional flooding in
the midwest in order to make it more environmentally feasible.
New San Francisco bridge built in China to be shipped to US
First, China made cut-price clothes and knick-knacks. Then it learned
how to make mobile phones and iPads. Now it is making a 2,050ft-long
bridge spanning the San Francisco bay.
IMF President: STRAUSS-KAHN CASE COLLAPSE
MAID 'CAUGHT IN LIES' - The sexual assault case against Dominique
Strauss-Kahn is on the verge of collapse as investigators have uncovered
major holes in the credibility of the housekeeper who charged that he
attacked her in his Manhattan hotel suite in May, according to two
well-placed law enforcement officials.
New San Francisco bridge built in China to be shipped to US
Next month, four enormous steel skeletons, the last of the 12 segments
of the bridge, will be shipped 6,500 miles from Shanghai to San
Francisco before being assembled on site. The bridge, which will connect
San Francisco to Oakland on the other side of the bay, is a sign of how
China has moved on from building roads and ports in Africa and the
developing world and is now aggressively bidding for, and winning, major
construction and engineering projects in the United States and Europe.
Skills Gap Leaves Firms without Worker Pipeline
Educators and business leaders say that a "college for all" mentality is
no longer realistic, if ever it was. Many positions — known as
"middle-skill" jobs — don't require a degree from a four-year
institution. The Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce
estimates there will be 47 million job openings in the decade ending in
2018. Nearly half will require only an associate's degree.
Obama on Libya: “I Don’t Even Have to Get to the Constitutional
During his speech yesterday, Barack Obama delivered probably the most
arrogant statement thus far betraying his open hostility to the rule of
law as it applies to his administration’s illegal war on Libya,
churlishly dismissing criticism from Congress and remarking, “I don’t
even have to get to the Constitutional question.”
WAR NO. 6: U.S. uses drone aircraft in Somalia to attack militants
A U.S. drone aircraft fired on two leaders of a militant Somali
organization tied to al-Qaeda, apparently wounding them, a senior U.S.
military official familiar with the operation said Wednesday.
North Korea to Head U.N. Conference on Disarmament
On Tuesday, the United Nations again made itself an international
laughing stock – except perhaps to the American taxpayers who continue
to foot 22 percent of the bill – by appointing North Korea chair of the
U.N. Conference on Disarmament.
Illegal Aliens Step Boldly Out of the Shadows at DREAM Hearing
It’s not unusual for politicians on Capitol Hill to recognize citizens
during hearings on legislation that would have a positive or negative
impact on their lives. But that tactic took a different turn this week
when hundreds of illegal immigrants filled the largest hearing room in
the Senate to openly participate in the proceedings.
Video: Durbin: Illegal Alien Could Be Future President
After using illegal immigrants as props to push the DREAM Act, Sen.
Durbin (D-IL) made the following statement at a Senate committee
hearing: "When I look around this room, I see America's future. Our
doctors, our teachers, our nurses, our engineers, our scientists, our
soldiers, our Congressman, our Senators and maybe our President."
Authorities Investigate Security Breach At JFK Airport After Man Flies
To Los Angeles Without Ticket Or ID
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – CBS News has confirmed that authorities are
looking into a shocking security breach that took place at John F.
Kennedy International Airport last week.
Police Taser, Beat, Pepper Spray Mentally Handicapped Teen – Then Charge
Him With Assault
Dayton police tasered, pepper-sprayed and beat a mentally handicapped
teen and then charged him with assault. What did the disabled boy do to
deserve this onslaught?
Update: Judge allows prison officials to forcibly medicate Tucson
Associated Press June 30, 9:13 AM - SAN DIEGO — A federal judge rejected
an argument by attorneys for the Tucson shooting rampage suspect and
ruled that he can be forced to continue taking anti-psychotic drugs.
Remains Ugly as Weekly Claims Still High
The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits barely
fell last week, a government report showed on Thursday, suggesting the
labor market was struggling to regain momentum.
U.S. judge acts to help endangered species in California
Pending development of the new protection plans, Patel ordered the U.S.
Forest Service to halt construction and public access in the vicinity of
Williamson Rock and Little Rock Creek Road in the Angeles National
Forest, popular hiking areas that are also home to endangered mountain
yellow-legged frogs and arroyo toads. Both amphibians have lost nearly
all their historic habitat.
California tells online retailers to start collecting sales taxes from
Reporting from Sacramento—Shopping at Amazon.com Inc. and other major
Internet stores is poised to get more expensive. Beginning Friday,
Amazon.com and other large out-of-state retailers will be required to
collect sales taxes on purchases that their California customers make
Amazon ends deal with 25,000 California websites
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law California's tax on Internet sales
through affiliate advertising which will immediately cut small-business
website revenue 20% to 30%, experts say. Amazon, "We oppose this bill
because it is unconstitutional and counterproductive. It is supported by
big-box retailers, most of which are based outside California..."
UFO, 'Star Gate' or just a ballistic missile? Mysterious bubble-like
light burst seen over Hawaii
Footage of this incredible bubble-like burst of light in the night sky
was captured by cameras at an astronomical observatory in Hawaii.
Earth's Core: A Moon-Sized Crystal Ball
Researchers are now probing what may turn out to be the most curious
small body the solar system has yet presented for scrutiny: a globe the
size of the moon that appears to be a well ordered crystalline entity.
Arlington PD Testing Unmanned Aircraft
NBC NEWS- The Arlington Police Department is in the first part of its
experiment in using unmanned aircraft to assist in law enforcement.
What Will Fracking Do To Your Food Supply?
The controversial gas-drilling practice is tainting water. Your food
might be next.
Radiation Cruelty in Hospitals
Modifying physician behavior is hard thing to do but we have to do it
and do it now in the radiation departments. How doctors and hospitals
relate to and use radiation in both diagnosis and treatment of disease
needs to come under full review and in most cases be brought to a halt.
YouTube: You Want Proof That Congress Is Owned By Corporations? Check
Out What They Did Right Before Going On Break
CBS Nightly News - Before leaving town for 10 days last week, the House
of Representatives found time to pass an amendment designed to help a
single drug company. And, as Nancy Cordes reports, this type of special
fix is par for the course in Congress.
The "Cancer-Causing Convenience" All Women Should Avoid
Dr. Mercola - If you're on one of the hormonal birth control methods
(whether it's the pill, patch, vaginal ring or implant), it is important
to understand that you are taking synthetic progesterone and synthetic
estrogen -- something that is clearly not advantageous if you want to
maintain optimal health...
Super-efficient, low-cost inkjet system to revolutionize solar energy
(NaturalNews) The same technology used in your home or office printer to
deliver ink to paper is now being used in a revolutionary new solar
technology that eliminates 90 percent of raw material waste, and
drastically cuts the costs associated with producing...
Radiation-induced depression looms on the horizon
As radiation seeps from Fukushima, people will need to be on the defense
for radiation-induced depression. Long distance radiation harms the
physical body primarily through free radical damage. Free radicals are
molecules which have unpaired...
Rare tick-borne virus kills Minnesota woman
The first death related to the Powassan virus was recorded in Minnesota
Wednesday according to a release by the Minnesota Department of Health.
The virus was mostly seen in eastern Canada and the northeastern U.S.
until the last decade when, cases were reported in Wisconsin, Michigan,
Hexane may be lurking in the soy protein found in popular food bars
(NaturalNews) Protein bars, breakfast bars, really anything in bar form
just makes sense in our dine while dashing society. The question is,
what is it you're really eating? Most of these bars claim to offer
healthy, wholesome energy, but what you may...
Eating blueberries helps build strong bones, suggests study
(NaturalNews) Move over calcium, there is a new bone builder in town.
Research published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research back in
2010 showed that blueberry compounds helped improve bone development in
lab rats, and new research conducted...
What you need to know about omega-3s (Opinion)
(NaturalNews) Rather than get really technical and bore you to death
with long chemical words, there are two fatty acids that are considered
"essential". One is omega-3 (alpha-linoleic acid) and the other is
omega-6 (linoleic acid). Both are polyunsaturated...
Calif. cap and trade plan cleared by court
SAN FRANCISCO -- An appellate court is allowing California to go ahead
with a market-oriented cap-and-trade system of pollution credits to
combat global warming while state officials appeal a judge's order to
look harder at alternatives that some environmentalists prefer, such as
a tax on carbon fuels.
Joyce Riley: They Are Flooding Us On Purpose! Underwater Body Bags
YouTube June 28th, 2011 - The Corps began to utilize the dam system to
mimic the previous flow cycles of the original river, holding back large
amounts of water upstream during the winter and early spring in order to
release them rapidly as a “spring pulse.” The water flows would then be
restricted to facilitate a summer drawdown of stream levels. This new
policy was highly disruptive to barge traffic and caused frequent
Man pleads guilty to creating fake Army unit
(Reuters) - A California man who conned Chinese immigrants into joining
his fake U.S. Army unit was sentenced on Wednesday to three years in
prison after he pleaded guilty to counterfeiting and other charges.
Turtles crossing runway cause flight delays
(Reuters) - Flights at John F. Kennedy International Airport were
delayed shortly on Wednesday when about 150 diamondback terrapin turtles
were spotted crossing a runway, authorities said.
Russian scientists expect to meet aliens by 2031
(Reuters) - Russian scientists expect humanity to encounter alien
civilizations within the next two decades, a top Russian astronomer
predicted on Monday.