Apr 20

Greece Financial Crisis Riots
Riots in 2011

… to be repeated in 2015 (?)

Related info:

- After Pillaging Pensions, Greece Raids Utilities To Repay Troika; Bonds Plunge As Bank Run Accelerates


- Stunned Greeks React To Initial Capital Controls And The “Decree To Confiscate Reserves”, And They Are Not Happy

Earlier today, following weeks of speculation, Greece finally launched the first shot across the bow of capital controls, when it decreed that due to an “extremely urgent and unforeseen need” (ironically the need was quite foreseen since about 2010, but that is a different story), it would be “obliged” to transfer – as in confiscate – “idle cash reserves” located across the country’s local governments (i.e., various cities and municipalities) to the Greek central bank.

Several hours later the decree which was posted in the government gazette has finally percolated among the population, and the response to what even ordinary Greeks realize is now the endgame, is less than exuberant. Continue reading »

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Apr 20

Before:

- ‘Nobody Will Help Us Evacuate:’ Americans Urge Washington To Help Flee Yemen War

- Sanaa-tized? Rights Groups Sue State Dept For Refusing To Evacuate 1,000s Of Americans From Yemen

- Obama Announces Won’t Evacuate Americans From His Yemen War-Zone

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- US, UK Thank Russia For Evacuation Of Their Citizens From Yemen


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- US Navy Sends Aircraft Carrier, Warships To Intercept Iranian Weapons Shipments In Yemeni Waters (ZeroHedge, April 20, 2015):

Update: Because the report from AP does not play well with “Everyday Americans”, US CentCom is denying:

  • *U.S. DENIES REPORT SHIP SENT TO INTERCEPT IRAN VESSEL
  • *U.S. SAYS SHIP SENT TO KEEP SHIPPING LANES IN REGION OPEN

The ‘proxy’ war is escalating very rapidly. As AP reports, Navy officials confirm that the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is headed to Yemeni waters to intercept an Iranian weapons shipments. Just as we warned 10 days ago, the probability of a major escalation over the latest proxy Middle Eastern civil war escalated substantially when Iran parked two warships off the Yemeni coast.

As AP details,

U.S. Navy officials say the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off Yemen and will join other American ships prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the Houthi (HOO’-thee) rebels fighting in Yemen. Continue reading »

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Apr 20

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- Bank Of England Exposes US Cronyism: Questions Why Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Is Not Too Big To Fail (ZeroHedge, April 20, 2015):

If you thought currency-wars were a problem, just wait until crony-wars begin. In a stunning show of disagreement among the omnipotent, The FT reports that a Freedom of Information Act request has confirmed The Bank of England wrote to US authorities seeking clarity about Berkshire’s absence from a provisional list of “systemically import” (Too Big To Fail) financial institutions (SIFIs). The US Treasury declined to comment…

With MetLife suing the US government to try to escape being deemed systemically important by Washington (which means the firm may need to hold more capital to cover unexpected losses and could face a requirement to draw up “living wills” to make them easier to wind down in a crisis), The FT reports on questions over Berkshire Hathaway’s status…

British regulators have challenged their US peers over their apparent reluctance to subject Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway to tougher scrutiny as part of a worldwide push to make the financial system safer. Continue reading »

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Apr 20

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- As Gazprom CEO Arrives In Athens, EU (Coincidentally) Files Anti-Trust Charges Against Russian Giant (ZeroHedge, April 20, 2015):

As the head of Russian gas giant Gazprom, Alexei Miller, arrives in Athens tomorrow (for talks with Greek PM Tsipras about “current energy issues of interest,” which we suspect will include finalizing the “Turkish Stream” pipeline heralded by many as Greece’s potential get-out-of-Troika-jail-card), he will face an increasingly anxious European Union. Fresh from its suit against Google, the WSJ reports, the EU’s competition regulator plans to file formal antitrust charges against Russia’s state-owned gas company OAO Gazprom on Wednesday. This re-opens a suit from 2012 saying that it suspected the company of abusing its dominant position in those countries’ natural-gas supply. It appears Europe is getting nervous…

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Apr 20


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The citizens of Italy have now set the standard for organized protests against the climate engineering nightmare in our skies. This April 18th demonstration in Bologna, Italy sets the stage for the upcoming March Against Geoengineering planned for April 25 in various locations around the world. Those who do not have organized anti-geoengineering protests in your area should try to attend one of the countless Earth Day events that have also been organized for April 25th. The human race faces countless challenges that are converging from every direction, but of all the threats currently descending on us the most dire and immediate of all is climate engineering. We have the power to expose and stop the ongoing geoengineering insanity if we work together in this all important battle, make your voice heard. We extend our most sincere gratitude to “Reclaim The Planet” (http://riprendiamociilpianeta.it) for organizing this outstanding event. Our gratitude also goes to all the citizens who helped with the demonstration in Bologna that is featured in this 4 minute video.
Dane Wigington Continue reading »

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Apr 20

Related info:

- The Monarchy – British VIP Pedophile Ring For Decades! (Video)

In other news:

- Why is Labour Peer Lord Janner not being prosecuted because he has dementia? At least 19 defendants suffering with the disease have been convicted for sex crimes… and TEN were in the past year (Daily Mail, ‎Apr 20, 2015‎)

- Three chances to prosecute Labour peer Lord Janner for child abuse were missed: CPS admits mistakes were made but now it is too late because he has dementia (Daily Mail, ‎Apr 18, 2015‎)

- Janner ‘too powerful to prosecute over child sex’(Express, ‎Apr 18, 2015‎)

- Lord Janner child abuse allegations were not passed to me, former DPP says (The Guardian, Apr 18, 2015‎)

- Former head of CPS: Lord Janner should face court over child abuse allegations (Telegraph, Apr 18, 2015‎)

- Lord Janner criticised justice system for excusing alleged Nazi war criminal who had dementia (The Independent, Apr 17, 2015‎)

- Labour Solidarity: Establishment Protection of Lord Janner Goes Back 24 Years (Breitbart News, Apr 17, 2015‎)

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H/t Reader squodgy:

“Jew, Paedophile and Nazi Hunter who used every trick in the book together with calling in favours to avoid exposure and prosecution.”


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- Pedophile “Lord Janner” and the Golden Brick Road of Hypocrisy (Veterans Today, April 17, 2015):

By Gordon Duff

Lord Janner, longtime leader of Britain’s Zionist lobby and chief Nazi hunter, sent to Germany in 1945 at the request of his father while only 18 to supervise arrests of Nazi personnel leading up to the Nuremberg Tribunals, is now cited as one of the most notorious sex criminals in British history. 

Janner, personal confidant of both Netanyahu and Blair, has been a recognized pedophile for over 30 years. Police in Britain, though this is under legal challenge, are blocked from arresting Janner because of his eloquently expressed claim that he is suffering from dementia and should be allowed his freedom though accused of heinous crimes.

Cameron Implicated in Cover Up, Calling for Arrest of Victims as “Conspiracy nuts”

Prime Minister David Cameron has been, thus far, the strongest advocate for ending investigations into Britain’s pedophile “industry.” In a story from today’s Daily Mail, David Cameron is contradicted by Home Secretary Theresa May who cites the same coverup Cameron has claimed was a “conspiracy.”  Can a “conspirator” be credible when calling his own conspiracy a “theory?” Continue reading »

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Apr 20

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- S-400 missile defense strength doubled in Russia’s far east (RT, April 20, 2015):

Another top notch S-400 missile defense system has been deployed to Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula. The new generation weapons with a range of up to 400 kilometers can bring down small planes and nuclear charged ballistic missiles.

Thirty-six units of military hardware that make up one S-400 ‘Triumph’ (NATO codename SA-21 Growler) regiment were delivered to Kamchatka in the Far East from Southern Russia by sea. The Defense Ministry says it’s already been unloaded and taken to its permanent location near the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Continue reading »

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Apr 20

As a side note:

If you take advice from Krugman, then you are either a bloody idiot, …

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… or an elite puppet (or both).


Did Greece Just Launch Capital Controls: “Mandatory Cash Transfer” Decreed Due To “Extremely Urgent Need” (ZeroHedge, April 20, 2015):

We warned last week that capital controls were inevitable and it apears the first steps have been taken (very quietly):

  • GREECE ISSUES DECREE: LOCAL GOVTS OBLIGED TO TRANSFER DEPOSIT RESERVES AT CENTRAL BANK

So, following the pension fund raid, the Greek government is now centralizing all Greek cash citing an extremely urgent and unforeseen need.”.

One wonders if this is per Krugman’s advice?

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As Bloomberg reports: Continue reading »

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Apr 20

Golden Dawn

- Greek Neo-Nazi Party Trial Begins On Hitler’s Birthday; Supporters Attack Witnesses (ZeroHedge, April 20, 2015):

Somewhat ironically, given that April 20th is Hitler’s brithday, one of Greece’s most important political trials against current and former MPs and members of neo-nazi Golden Dawn started this morning. Party leader Nikos Michaloliakos and 68 other defenders stand trial on felony charges for having established a criminal organization, having committed several racists attacks and murder and the procession of weapons. The trial takes place in a special courtroom built inside high security prison Korydallos in western Athens. Several antifascists groups and Golden Dawn supporters gathered outside the prisonand violence broke out leading to the decision, two hours after the trial began, to adjourn until May 7th 2015  for “procedural reasons.”

 

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Apr 19

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- American Justice? FBI Lab Overstated 95% Of Forensic Hair Matches (Including 32 Death Sentences)  (Liberty Blitzkrieg, April 19, 2015):

The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before 2000.

Of 28 examiners with the FBI Laboratory’s microscopic hair comparison unit, 26 overstated forensic matches in ways that favored prosecutors in more than 95 percent of the 268 trials reviewed so far, according to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and the Innocence Project, which are assisting the government with the country’s largest post-conviction review of questioned forensic evidence.

The cases include those of 32 defendants sentenced to death. Of those, 14 have been executed or died in prison.

“These findings are appalling and chilling in their indictment of our criminal justice system, not only for potentially innocent defendants who have been wrongly imprisoned and even executed, but for prosecutors who have relied on fabricated and false evidence despite their intentions to faithfully enforce the law,” Blumenthal said.

– From the Washington Post article: FBI Overstated Forensic Hair Matches in Nearly All Trials efore 2000

The American justice system is broken. Completely and totally broken. This has been one of the key themes here at Liberty Blitzkrieg since inception, and I’ve come to realize that the death of the rule of law is the single most important issue facing our society at this time.

This site has focused on the increased use of selective prosecution in these United States. If you are poor, disenfranchised, or a dissident, the full force of the law will rain down on your skull like a thousand tons of bricks. We have seen this repeatedly in cases such as the South Carolina man who was fined $525 and fired from his job when he failed to pay for a $0.89 soda refill. We saw it in the case of Aaron Swartz, the child prodigy was driven to suicide by overly aggressive and ambitious feds. Finally, we saw it in the case of Barrett Brown, who was threatened with over a century in jail for essentially exposing the criminality of certain very rich and/or powerful individuals. Continue reading »

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Apr 19

FYI.


- What Happens When A Russian Surface-To-Air Missile Launch Goes Horribly Wrong (ZeroHedge, April 19, 2015):

Shortly after Russia announced early last week that it would take advantage of the lifting of the Iran sanctions and proceed to deliver an unknown number of S-300 “defensive” surface-to-air missiles, the Kremlin sought to reassure Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that any deliveries of these to Iran will not threaten Israel’s security.

Judging by the following video which captures what happens when a launch of a S-300 SAM goes horribly wrong (and the immediate stunned aftermath), he may very well be right.

That, or the Russian troops were simply showcasing what will happen one day when no amount of Mario Draghi threats can push the EURUSD higher any longer.

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Apr 19

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- Vapor Capital Asset Mismanagement LP: Jon Corzine Planning Hedge Fund Launch (ZeroHedge, April 19, 2015):

Shortly after Jon Corzine not only destroyed MF Global but “vaporized” $1.6 billion in supposedly segregated client funds which were illegally commingled with operating cash, Jon Corzine had a brief encounter with the legal system including several kangaroo court sessions in Congress, which ultimately led to absolutely nothing for two simple reasons.

Reason #1: Continue reading »

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Apr 19

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- ISIS’ Strategy Leak Reveals Syrian Takeover Plot, US “Created A Group Of Very Intelligent Enemies” (ZeroHedge, April 19, 2015):

While western propaganda would like ISIS to appear to be run by religious fanaticism, it instead, as RT reports, has been functioning more like a secret intelligence service, calculating every operation and drafting plans of a covert Syrian takeover for years. According to detailed organization chart and strategy blueprints seen by Der Spiegel, it has been revealed that the former colonel in the intelligence service of Saddam Hussein’s air defense force(among many ex-Saddam officers who now make up the leadership of ISIS) was secretly pulling the strings at ISIS for years. From recruitment and training to PsyOps tactics and overall strategy, ISIS mastermind Haji Bakr rose to power after he became “bitter and unemployed,” when the US suddenly dissolved the Iraqi army after the 2003 invasion.

When Haji Bakr was shot and killed after a brief firefight in the town of Tal Rifaat on a January morning in 2014, not even those on the mission knew the true identity of the tall man in his late fifties. Samir Abd Muhammad al-Khlifawi was the real name of the Iraqi, and as Der Spiegel reports, the former colonel in the intelligence service of Saddam Hussein’s air defense force had been secretly pulling the strings at ISIS for years.

But when the architect of the Islamic State died, he left something behind that he had intended to keep strictly confidential: the blueprint for this state. It is a folder full of handwritten organizational charts, lists and schedules, which describe how a country can be gradually subjugated. Der Spiegel has gained exclusive access to the 31 pages, some consisting of several pages pasted together. Continue reading »

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Apr 19

- Student Debt Accounts For Nearly Half Of US Government “Assets” (ZeroHedge, April 19, 2015):

“The gap would be made up with future tax hikes and/or cuts in spending. Those future taxes would be paid by successful millennials and their descendants, letting unsuccessful millennials off the hook,” Bloomberg notes, bemoaning the likely “solution” to America’s trillion dollar student debt bubble.

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Apr 19

 – China Cuts Reserve Ratio Most Since 2008 In Scramble To Preserve Equity Bubble, Boost Economy (ZeroHedge, April 19, 2015):

As we observed yesterday when we showed that if comparing the collapse in China’s housing market with that of the US following their respective peaks then China is already a recession, we added that “as shown in the chart below [China] has recently engaged in several easing steps, with many more to come according to the sell-side consensus.” Sure enough, just a few hours later, the PBOC announced its second Reserve Requirement Ratio (RRR) for all banks since February 4, when China had its first industry-wide RRR cut since May 2012. The move will be effective Monday, April 20.

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Apr 19

Tesco chairman warns companies will quit UK in event of EU no vote (RT, April 19, 2015)

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Apr 19

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These must-see videos have been re-uploaded.

In case you’ve missed them:

- David Icke: AWAKEN!! – Live At London Wembley Arena, 25th October 2014 (Full Presentation)

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Apr 19

- Eco Groups Slam ‘Illegal’ Brazilian Government Approval of GM Trees (Sustainable Pulse, April 10, 2015)

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Apr 19

Hillary Clinton Exposed Part 2 – Clinton Foundation Took Millions From Countries That Also Fund ISIS

- More Hillary Cronyism Revealed: Cisco Used Clinton Foundation To Cover-up Human Rights Abuse In China (ZeroHedge, April 18, 2015):

Crony capitalism has defined Clinton’s career, from her tenure on the board of Walmart, to the Wall Street execs whom she surrounded herself with at the State Department, to her allegiance to Cisco, even as it violated principles on which she staked her tenure,”

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Apr 18

Operation Jade Helm

- Caught On Tape: National Guard Troops Patrol California City, Conduct New Jersey “Homeland Response Drill” (ZeroHedge, April 18, 2015):

Late last week, when we covered the various signs that “something big” may be coming, we discussed the one “exercise that people have really been buzzing about” – operation “Jade Helm”, an “unconventional warfare exercise” during which the states Texas and Utah will be designated as hostile territory.

As previously profiled, “Jade Helm is a challenging eight-week joint military and Interagency (IA) Unconventional Warfare (UW) exercise conducted throughout Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah and Colorado,” according to an unclassified military document announcing the training drill, which runs from July 15 through September 15.

Multiple branches of the US military, including Green Berets, Navy Seals, and the 82nd Airborne Division, will participate in the 8-week long exercise, which may result in “increased aircraft in the area at night.” Continue reading »

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