Jul 26

Erdogan Hints at Executing 13,000, Exits European Human Rights Convention:

Turkish authorities have arrested more than 13,000 people believed to be tied to the coup attempt and have gutted the country’s civil services sector suspending over 60,000 educators, judges and police.

“‘Why should I keep them and feed them in prisons for years to come?’ – that’s what the people say,” said Erdogan. “The people now have the idea, after so many terrorist incidents, that these terrorists should be killed, that’s where they are, they don’t see any other outcome to it.” Continue reading »

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Jul 26

India Bans Journalists from China’s Xinhua News as Regional Tensions Mount:

Three journalists have been expelled from India including Xinhua’s New Delhi and Mumbai bureau chiefs in what many view as a diplomatic attack against Beijing.

The Hindustan Times reports that India has expelled three Chinese journalists working with the Chinese-owned Xinhua news agency following “concerns” flagged by intelligence agencies. The journalists’ visas were revoked and the individuals were banned from re-entry into India – a move that can worsen relations between the two countries at a time when tensions are at a fever pitch. Continue reading »

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Jul 26

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3D Printed and Homemade ‘Ghost Guns’ Must Now Be Registered in California:

Sacramento, CA — California law will no longer look the other way on homemade guns, or “ghost guns,” as gun control advocates call them. Building a gun from parts or a 3-D printer will soon require a background check. It will also require that a state-provided serial number be permanently fixed to the weapon.

Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed Assembly Bill 857 into law on Friday, much to the chagrin of gun rights groups. Brown had vetoed similar legislation in 2014, according to the Sacramento Bee. Continue reading »

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Jul 26

Related info:

John Kerry: Air Conditioners Just as Bad as ISIS


Petition to remove air conditioning from all US State Property:

You know it makes sense — air conditioners are as dangerous as suicide bombers. They must be stopped. Next up, refrigerators…

Here’s a petition you can support:  Do it for the children, for the future.

Remove air conditioning from all US State Department property.

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WHEREAS, Secretary of State John F. Kerry has suggested that air conditioners are as big a threat as ISIS, and

WHEREAS, it is the duty of our elected and appointed government officials to lead by example, Continue reading »

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Jul 26

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Air conditioners as big a threat as ISIS, says Kerry:

With nincompoops like this in charge, I fear for civilization itself.

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“Secretary of State John Kerry said in Vienna on Friday that air conditioners and refrigerators are as big of a threat to life as the threat of terrorism posed by groups like the Islamic State,” says this article.

Kerry wants to phase out hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) from basic household and commercial appliances like air conditioners, refrigerators, and inhalers.

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is one of the U.S.’s lead negotiators in the discussions in Vienna, says The Washington Examiner. “She said Thursday that one of her goals is to move the HFC agreement into force by the end of the year.” Continue reading »

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Jul 26

$40 BILLION aid package to Israel “largest ever” to any country, says Susan Rice

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Jul 26

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New Legislation Proposes To “Bail-In’ Social Security:

It was only a few weeks ago that I told you about the government’s annual report on Social Security.

It was a veritable death sentence for the program.

The Board of Trustees for Social Security (which includes the US Treasury Secretary) wrote that major parts of the program have already run out of money, and the rest of Social Security will run out of money in the next decade.

Amazing. Even Social Security knows that they’re bankrupt and unable to keep their promises to taxpayers.

This is going to cause an unbelievable crisis in the United States.

Think about it: half of Americans have ZERO retirement savings and will be fully dependent on the Social Security once they retire. Continue reading »

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Jul 26

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Report: Mexico Wants To Build Trump’s Wall To Stop Illegal Immigration:

t turns out that Donald Trump’s proposed border wall is not such a bad idea after all. Though Mexico’s current and former Presidents have both lambasted Trump for implying that a wall would curb immigration, it turns out that Mexicans like the idea.

There is one small caveat, however. Mexicans don’t want to build the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, but rather, they want to stem the tide of immigration into their own country  by building the wall on their southern border with central America: Continue reading »

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Jul 26

Hollande Vows “All Out War” Against ISIS After Priest Killing:

Shortly after the latest terror attack on French soil by two ISIS “soldiers”, President Francois Hollande, who was roundly disparaged 12 days ago for the country’s lack of preparedness to the Nice truck terror attack which killed 84, vowed to wage war against the Islamic State “by every means“.

“We are confronted with a group, Daesh, which has declared war on us,” Hollande said, using an alternative name for Isis. “We have to wage war, by every means, (but through) upholding the law, which is because we are a democracy.”

Hollande was speaking in a lightning visit to the northern French town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, just hours after the attack took place. Shortly after he spoke terror group Isis claimed responsibility saying that its “soldiers” had carried out the attack. Continue reading »

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Jul 26

“Credible Evidence” Shows Turkey Has Raped and Tortured Detainees Since Coup Attempt:

(MEEHuman rights group Amnesty International said on Sunday it had “credible evidence” of abuse and torture of people detained in sweeping arrests since Turkey’s July attempted military coup.

The London-based group said some of those being held were being “subjected to beatings and torture, including rape, in official and unofficial detention centres in the country”.

Amnesty said more than 10,000 people have been detained since the attempted coup, and the group called for independent monitors to be granted access to detention sites across Turkey. Continue reading »

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Jul 26

H/t reader squodgy:

“Surely not! Who could think such a heretic thought?”

(<sarc>)

Related info:

Smoking Gun: Nice And Munich Terror Attacks Linked To CIA And Mossad


Israel behind European terror attacks, Cynthia McKinney:

Ex-congresswoman claims Israel behind European massacres (Times of Israel):

A former US congresswoman claimed on Twitter that an Israeli photographer had been on hand for massacres in Nice and Munich, proving that Israel had a hand in both attacks. Cynthia McKinney, a Democrat and former member of the US House of Representatives from Georgia, posted a video on Twitter with the message: “Same Israeli photographer captures Nice and Munich tragedies. How likely is that? Remember the Dancing Israelis?…”

The video claimed that Richard Gutjahr, a German journalist married to former Israeli Knesset member Einat Wilf, had been present for both a rampage by a truck driver in Nice, France, earlier this month that left 84 dead, and a shooting at a mall in Munich in which nine teenagers were killed.

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Jul 26

Italy Races To Arrange €5 Billion Bailout For Monte Paschi Before Friday’s Stress Test:

Italy is scrambling to secure a privately-backed bailout of Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the most exposed of the country’s troubled lenders, including a plan to raise €5bn of fresh capital so as to avert nationalisation, the FT reports. The bank needs to obtain some €5 bilion in capital ahead of Friday’s stress test, or else a dire “contagion” scenario could unfold that could impair not only all Italian banks, but promptly spread first to France and then to Germany…

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Jul 26

Why Hillary Is Nervous: “More Leaks May Be Coming”:

Over the weekend, Wikileaks posted a treasure trove of emails from various members of the Democrat party which has laid ruin to any hope for civility at the DNC’s convention in Philadelphia.  That said, Hillary’s campaign seems to be even more concerned about what may be leaked next.

Jennifer Palmieri, Hillary’s communication director, recently told reporters:

The WikiLeaks leak was obviously designed to hurt our convention, I don’t think they’re done. That’s how they operate.  We can’t know, but it’s part of the reason that we wanted people to understand our belief that the Russians are behind this.  People need to understand — when these leaks happen — what they’re designed to do.”

Palmieri added that the Clinton campaign was not worried about it’s own email security…which we’re sure the American people will find very reassuring in the wake of that pesky little FBI investigation in which we learned just how secure Hillary’s email account was. Continue reading »

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Jul 26

H/t reader squodgy:

“Smoke-screening? Disinformation? Hidden Agenda?

Can we believe anything at all where there is any connection with USA/CIA/MI6/Mossad? Anything at all?

Aren’t we better off mumbling and bumbling in the bushes, picking berries?”

For me it was a staged ‘coup’ designed to fail.


Former NATO commander ‘behind failed coup against Erdogan’ – Turkish daily:

The former commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, retired US Army General John F. Campbell, was the mastermind behind the failed military coup in Turkey, the Yeni Safak daily has reported, citing sources close to investigation.

General John F. Campbell, 59, was “one of the top figures who organized and managed the soldiers behind the failed coup attempt in Turkey,” the conservative paper’s English-language edition said on Monday. Continue reading »

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Jul 26

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Bernie Sanders: ‘I am proud to stand with her’:

The most important political moment of the night came when Sanders delivered the full-throated endorsement that the Clinton campaign had longed for.

“Any objective observer will conclude that — based on her ideas and her leadership — Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States,” Sanders told delegates, spurring a cascade of cheers. Continue reading »

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Jul 26

Israeli settlers destroy Palestinian homes like ‘termites’: US Rep.:

Democratic US Representative Hank Johnson says Israeli settlers living in illegal settlements are destroying Palestinian homes like “termites.”

“There has been a steady [stream], almost like termites can get into a residence and eat before you know that you’ve been eaten up and you fall in on yourself,” the Georgia lawmaker said Monday, according to The Washington Free Beacon.

He made the remarks during an event in Philadelphia, sponsored by the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation. Continue reading »

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Jul 26

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Assault On French Church

2 Hostage Takers Killed After “Beheading” Priest In Assault On French Church:

Two men armed with knives took several people hostage at a church in Normandy, northern France on Tuesday, before being “neutralised”. Unconfirmed reports say the priest was killed by the attackers.

Summary:

  • Two knifemen take several people hostage during mass. The hostage-takers are believed to have been shot dead by police
  • Unconfirmed press reports say the priest was killed after having his throat cut. AFP quote police sources who say one hostage was killed
  • President François Hollande heading to scene
  • Counter terror specialists reportedly called in to investigate

In the latest European assault to take place just over the past hour, two knifemen raided the Church of the Gambetta in the northern French town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, near Rouen in the département of Seine-Maritime (see map below) at 10am on Tuesday, taking between 4 and 6 hostages and allegedly killing a priest before being killed by police. According to subsequent unconfirmed reports the priest had been beheaded.

Another worshipper is said to have been seriously wounded. Continue reading »

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Jul 26

Gladio, NATOs Dagger at the Heart of Europe - The Pentagon-Nazi-Mafia Terror Axis

See my commentary down below.

FYI.


Islam Vs The West – Has A Neo-‘Operation Gladio’ Been Started?:

Via The Daily Bell,

How should France answer to the horror in Nice? The country is now deeply entrenched in a long-term war with few hopes of dodging future attacks. The anger of the French population is understandable. But booing a prime minister at the commemoration ceremony for the loss of innocent lives is not the smartest idea.   No intelligence service could have prevented the Nice attack as nothing in the profile of the lunatic who drove over 84 people could have suggested a potential link to terrorism. – Al Jazeera

We’ve been writing regularly about the meme of “evil Islam” and our perspective that it is propaganda – a dominant social theme – intended to create military tension, further authoritarianism and even, eventually, wider wars setting the West against Islam.

You can see our articles HERE and HERE And HERE too.

The lie is that Islam of itself is a terrible threat to the French – and Western – way of life.

The lies are propagated by a tiny group of people who organize fallacious themes that then become Western policy.

Global warming, the economics of central bank – and the dangers of Islam – are all examples of these themes.

The lies are regularly expanded and deepened. Continue reading »

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Jul 25

“Bedlam” As Wasserman Schultz Boo’d, Heckled Off Stage By DNC Delegates:

Not the greatest start to Hillary’s homecoming week. Outgoing Democratic Party chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was booed and heckled at a Florida delegate breakfast, with attendees shouting “shame.”

As The Hill reports, Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was repeatedly interrupted and booed Monday as she sought to speak to Florida’s delegation. Continue reading »

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Jul 25

Brazil’s Top Newspaper Caught Manipulating Poll Data In Favor Of New President

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Jul 25

French policewoman Sandra Bertin gives a press conference on July 24, 2015, in Nice, southeastern France
French policewoman Sandra Bertin gives a press conference on July 24, 2015, in Nice, southeastern France.

French officer claims interior ministry made her alter Nice Attack Report:

A senior French police officer has claimed that the interior ministry “harassed” her into altering a security report from the deadly terrorist attack in Nice.

Sandra Bertin, the officer in charge of Nice’s CCTV control room, told the Journal du Dimanche newspaper on Sunday that an unnamed interior ministry official contacted her after the attack and pressured her into altering her report for the night of the incident.

On July 14, a truck driver plowed through a Bastille Day crowd in Nice, killing 84 people and wounding 200 others. Continue reading »

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Jul 25

“This Scares The Hell Out Of Me” – ISIS Claims Responsibility For First German Suicide Bombing In Years:

The suicide bomber who blew himself up outside a German concert, injuring 15, had declared allegiance to the leader of Islamic State, Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann said. “A video with a corresponding threat of an attack made by the assailant was found on his cellphone, in which he declares in Arabic…in the name of Allah allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a known Islamist leader, and threatens vengeance against Germans because they stand in Islam’s way.”

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Jul 25

FYI.


German interior minister Thomas de Maiziere
German interior minister Thomas de Maiziere

“Don’t Panic” German Minister Urges Population, Claims Surge In Attacks Has “No Link To Merkel Refugee Policy”:

Following the latest allegedly terrorist incident to take place on German soil late Sunday at a music festival in the Bavarian town of Ansbach, near Nuremberg, when a 27-year-old man identified as a Syrian refugee blew himself up near the entrance to the event, injuring 12 others, Germany has been put on edge after an unprecedented series of four attacks in the last week left many dead and wounded, placing pressure on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to stem the violence. Continue reading »

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Jul 25

Turkey Launches Investigation Of “Losers” Who Claim Coup Was A Hoax:

Not content with implementing a state of emergency which has given Erdogan unlimited powers to continue an unprecedented purge of political enemies which has seen over 60,000 workers sacked, over 13,000 arrested, among them soldiers, judges, prosecutors, teachers, deans, hospital workers, and as of today, 42 journalists, in the aftermath of the staged failed coup, which also includes the closure and seizure of 1,043 private schools, 1,229 charities and foundations, 19 trade unions, 15 universities and 35 hospitals Turkey’s latest target are those who refuse to question the official script. Continue reading »

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Jul 25

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IMF’s ‘Competitiveness Drive’ Leaves 127,000 Greeks Earnings Under $110 Per Month:

The dramatic shrinkage of Greek earnings due to recession, the explosion of unemployment and the dominance of flexible forms of employment is exposed in a new document submitted by an experts’ committee to Greek Labor Ministry. As KeepTalkingGreece reports, the document featured details wage inequality during the period 2010-2015 and exposes a new social class of workers: the Neo-Poor Greeks earning wages much less than the unemployment allowance of 360 euro. Continue reading »

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Jul 25

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Armageddon Approaches — Paul Craig Roberts:

The Western public doesn’t know it, but Washington and its European vassals are convincing Russia that they are preparing to attack.

Eric Zuesse reports on a German newspaper leak of a Bundeswehr decision to declare Russia to be an enemy nation of Germany.

According to a report issued on June 6th in German Economic News (Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, or DWN), the German government is preparing to go to war against Russia, and has in draft-form a Bundeswehr report declaring Russia to be an enemy nation. DWN says: “The Russian secret services have apparently thoroughly studied the paper. Continue reading »

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Jul 25

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Clashes in Kashmir Risk Taking India-Pakistan Back to Brink of Nuclear War:

The long ignored suffering of the Kashmiri people carries with it the world’s greatest risk of full-scale nuclear war between two long-standing adversaries.

Tensions have reemerged in the disputed territory of Kashmir, a Muslim-dominated region that has long been controlled by India, but whose population longs to be reunited with their brethren in Pakistan exacerbating longstanding tensions between the two nuclear powers. Continue reading »

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Jul 25

Where is Zika and will it reach YOU? New interactive maps reveal where the virus has already struck, how far it could spread and which states are safe:

  • Fears over spread of Zika after Miami reported case of woman infected without traveling overseas
  • So far, the 1,300 infections in the US have come from mosquitoes in regions with the infection 
  • New graphics put into context which states have Zika, cities at risk, and how far the mosquitoes can reach

As increasing numbers of Zika infections are reported across America, worried people will be asking how far the virus will spread and whether they are at risk.

At least 1,300 people have been diagnosed with Zika in the US – including 400 pregnant women and seven babies – contracted from foreign mosquitoes, sex or pregnancy.  Continue reading »

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Jul 25

H/t reader squodgy:

“I think not. The parrots were only doing as they were told. I still believe the populace were herded into Brexit under a false ‘identity/immigration’ banner.
For years now, because the core of the Rothschild dynasty is resident in England, logically, they would want it to be the base for the future of their next economic structure.
This article kind of sets off down that road, but also points to israel becoming more entrenched as a major player than certain forecasts predict.”

I believe London, as well as Frankfurt (former Rothschild residence), will be destroyed.


London vs. Wall Street: The Other Side Of The Brexit

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Jul 25

H/t reader squodgy:

“As predicted, Brexit WILL be used to trigger the economic collapse starting with a UK Banks “Bail Out” followed by a “Bail in” as the snowball of economic inactivity gathers momentum.

Brexit is the perfect ploy, even though it won’t happen as the 52% had hoped.

Ignorance of the internal workings of the PTB have made us all look stupid, but will we learn?”


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London Bankers Plot Bailout Under New Prime Minister: “Monetary Response to Brexit Shock”:

It seems that it is payday for the banksters.

As a new bailout is being prepared by the Bank of England, there are questions about what, if any, actions will actually be taken to leave the European Union under the new prime minister, who actually campaigned for ‘Remain’ but has so far appointed pro-Brexit cabinet members.

The new Prime Minister in the UK, Theresa May has announced that she will not pursue Article 50 proceedings to leave the EU anytime during 2016, setting the stage for putting off the split that the referendum called for.

According to the London Guardian: Continue reading »

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