James Corbett: “The Lord of the Rings” an Allegory? – Questions For Corbett #020


SHOW NOTES AND MP3: https://www.corbettreport.com/?p=13704

In this edition of the “Questions For Corbett” series, James tackles your questions on constitutional challenges to the Federal Reserve, the 28 pages and 9/11, Steve Jobs and the New World Order, political interpretations of “The Lord of the Rings” and much more.

Kanaka Express: Interview with Dr. Keanu Sai on Washington Times’ Story on China and the Hawaiian Kingdom


In this interview with host Kale Gumapac, Dr. Keanu Sai provides comment on his recent trip to Switzerland regarding war crimes and the recent newspaper story published in the Washington Free Beacon and the Washington Times titled “Hawaiian Independence Movement Attracts Chinese Interest: Restoration of kingdom could end U.S. military presence” on February 10, 2015.

Virginia House votes 95-4 to Block Federal License Plate Tracking Program ~ OffNow.org Update


Ed. Note: People all over the country are waking up to the smell of tyranny in the NSA surveillance programs. OffNow.org presents citizens with a unique opportunity to cut-off utility resources to these massive facility’s, as a strategic tactic in an attempt to curtail the Police State currently engulfing the U.S.A.. OffNow.org is also making an impact in Congress with bills similar to the ban on Automated License Plate Readers (ALPR’s) without a warrant, a ban which just passed in the Virgina Senate. A similar bill also passed the Montana House Committee recently.

Take Action, get involved and add your signature to this growing movement. OffNow.org is one of the leading activist groups with the potential to make a serious IMPACT on the system of domination and control transforming America into a massive prison without walls. More on OffNow.org below, under “The Plan”.

Please SHARE FREELY…mahalo, {~A~}
**From NSA to drones, location tracking and more – we’re taking on the entire surveillance state.  CHIP IN AND HELP US HERE.

Did you know that the NSA isn’t the only federal agency with a massive surveillance program in place? Recently, freedom of information act (FOIA) requests from the ACLU have shown that the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has been tracking the location of millions of cars around the country for 8 years – for a crime of ….driving.

How do they get this information? Mostly, through the operation of Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) funded by the feds and operated by state and local law enforcement agencies.

And in Virginia today, the state House just voted 95-4 to cut that flow of information off, and ban such ALPRs unless used in conjunction with a warrant.  The bill already passed the Senate, but an important amendment to strengthen the bill in the House sends it back to the Senate for final approval.

READ THE REPORT, SHARE IT: http://www.offnow.org/virginia_house_votes_95_4_to_restrict_alprs_block_license_plate_tracking_program

Also, passed in Montana House Committee, a similar bill:  http://www.offnow.org/bill_to_stop_license_plate_tracking_program_passes_first_step_in_montana

Plus – bills to turn off resources to NSA and other federal surveillance programs have recently been introduced in Vermont, Montana, Tennessee and elsewhere.  Read our blog for all the latest updates!

Spread the word – and help us shut down the surveillance state!

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http://www.offnow.org/

The OffNow.org Plan

It’s easy to feel helpless when facing a government that has the power or claims the authority to spy on virtually everybody in the world with impunity.

BUT IT CAN BE STOPPED.

In 1975, Sen. Frank Church warned America about the federal spy program, saying that if a dictator took over the NSA it “could enable [him] to impose total tyranny.”

And that was before the advent of the Internet.

Here we are almost 40 years later and Congress hasn’t done a thing about it. In fact, things are actually far worse. Politicians in D.C. have repeatedly failed to fix the issue, even in the wake of leaked documents and damning revelations.

In The Art of War, Sun Tzu advised this strategy: “Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.”

The NSA expects its opponents to “attack” from the same front they always have: Washington D.C. It’s ready for that.

But it does have an Achilles Heel.

MAXED OUT

In 2006, the Baltimore Sun reported that the NSA had maxed out capacity of the Baltimore-area power grid.

“The NSA is already unable to install some costly and sophisticated new equipment. At minimum, the problem could produce disruptions leading to outages and power surges. At worst, it could force a virtual shutdown of the agency.”

FACT: The spy agency needs resources like water and electricity. It simply cannot operate its facilities without these essential resources.

State and local governments often supply them. For instance, the NSA storage facility in Bluffdale, Utah, will reportedly use up to 1.7 million gallons of water every single day when fully operational. The city holds the contract to supply that water.

It doesn’t have to.

Nothing requires state or local governments to help the federal government violate your rights!

Under the legal principle known as the anti-commandeering doctrine, the Supreme Court has consistently held that the federal government cannot force states to help implement or enforce federal acts or programs. It rests primarily on four Supreme Court cases: Prigg v. Pennsylvania (1842), New York v. US (1992), Printz v. US (1997) and National Federation of Businesses v. Sebelius (2012).

Printz serves the cornerstone.

“The Federal Government may neither issue directives requiring the States to address particular problems, nor command the States’ officers, or those of their political subdivisions, to administer or enforce a federal regulatory program…such commands are fundamentally incompatible with our constitutional system of dual sovereignty.”

1. RESOURCES

Instead of relying on the federal government to reform its own spy program, the OffNow plan involves working at the state level to create an environment that makes it politically and logistically impossible for the NSA and other federal agencies to continue illegal surveillance programs.

The strategy centers around state and local legislation designed to deprive the NSA and other agencies engaged in warrantless spying of the resources and cooperation they need to operate and accomplish their goals.

The short version? We intend to pull the rug out from under them, box them in and shut them down.

This model legislation (HERE), ready for introduction in any state, would ban a state (and all its political subdivisions) from providing assistance or material support in any way to federal spying programs.

This would include, but is not limited to:

  • Refusing to supply water or electricity from state or locally-owned or operated utilities.
  • Ending NSA partnerships with public universities and colleges.
  • Prohibiting state officials from using warrantless data given to them by federal agencies

 

Within the scope of current jurisprudence, state law cannot prevent the federal government from bringing in its own supplies. But, the 2006 power grid issue indicates that in many situations, the federal government simply cannot do this on its own.

As a legal matter, contracts for water, electricity and other resources and services are simply voluntary agreements made between the federal government (or its agents) and the state or local government.  States legitimately can and should decide whether to honor the request based on the state’s own set of priorities.

The states and local communities should simply turn it off.

In fact, Nevada took this path against the powerful Department of Energy, and won.

Many Locations

The federal government relies on many states and local communities to provide the resources required to maintain its spying programs.

But the states and local communities aren’t required to help them out.

In Texas, the city-owned power company will exclusively supply the new data center opening in San Antonio with electricity. The agency was quite upfront about the fact that it choose Texas because of its independent power grid.

In Augusta Ga., local government services provide water and even sewage treatment to the “threat operations center.”

The NSA also maintains “data centers” or “listening posts” in Colorado, Washington, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Hawaii.

Each facility presents unique circumstance where a multi-prong strategy can and will create impediments to their operation.

More importantly, the NSA has been aggressively expanding to new locations in recent years, and the public rarely knows about a new location until after a deal has been made behind the scenes. Passage of the Fourth Amendment Protection Act in states that don’t yet have a physical facility will back the spy agency into a corner, pulling the welcome mat out from under them.

The NSA also its tentacles deep into America’s youth, with tight partnerships at Universities in all but eight US states.  At this time, 171 universities participate in this program.  (see the full list here)

These “Centers of Academic Excellence” serve as recruiting grounds and provide valuable research partnerships to bolster the NSA’s spying and data-collection capabilities. When a state passes the 4th Amendment Protection Act, it begins the process of shutting down these partnerships as well.

2. DATA SHARING

The federal government claims it must spy on virtually the entire world in order to protect you from “terrorism.” Many people accept this kind of personal intrusion believing it keeps them safe. But the fact is these programs are much broader – by far.

The Special Operations Division (SOD) operates as a formerly-secret federal unit that passes information collected without warrant by the NSA and other agencies to state and local law enforcement for the investigation of regular crimes – not terrorism-related at all. Federal agencies almost certainly also give warrantless information to state and local governments via Fusion Centers.

Fusion centers facilitate the exchange of information between state, local and federal agencies, and their existence in virtually every state highlights how deep into our communities Big Brother has infiltrated. These facilities make up part of the Information Sharing Environment (ISE), a consortium that includes the NSA, FBI, Department of Defense and many others. Fusion Centers “contribute to the ISE through their role in receiving threat information from the federal government.”

In other words, they serve as one of the primary means of passing warrantless information along from federal to state and local agencies.

Passage of the 4th Amendment Protection Act, or the more narrowly-focused Electronic Data Privacy Act would ban the receipt of warrantless information by state and local law enforcement (and other agencies), and make such information inadmissible in state criminal proceedings, ending a small but important practical effect of warrantless federal spying.

3. DRONES

While Off Now focuses heavily on limiting or ending spying by targeting NSA collection programs, there are other areas where privacy rights are in serious danger.

The expanding use of drones for domestic policing at the state and local level poses significant threats to privacy. In most states, law enforcement can utilize drones with virtually no restrictions. Ten states have passed laws limiting drone use, including warrant requirements and some with prohibitions on weaponization. Other states need to follow suit, and states with laws on the books need to take action to close loopholes and strengthen their provisions.

Drone use by state and local law enforcement also has national implications. In fact, the Federal government serves as the primary engine behind the expansion of drone surveillance carried out by states and local communities.The Department of Homeland Security issues large grants to local governments so that those agencies can purchase drones. The goal? Fund a network of drones around the country and put the operational burden on the states. Once they create a web over the whole country, DHS steps in with requests for ‘information sharing.’

Passing legislation to limit drone use at the state level not only provides immediate privacy protection to people within that state, it also puts a dent in a long-term program for seemingly endless surveillance on a federal level.

CORPORATIONS

While many NSA locations rely on state or local governments to assist or directly provide badly-needed utilities, others partner closely with corporations.

For example, in Augusta, Ga., a partnership with Georgia Power (a subsidiary of the massive electric holding company in the US, the Southern Company), literally kept the lights on.The local paper reported that “Before a partnership in 2006 with Georgia Power, outages were a regular occurrence on post, particularly during the summer, when heavy demands were placed on the system.”

A follow up bill to the 4th Amendment Protection Act would allow states to end business relationships with compliant corporations happy to profit from NSA abuses.

LOCAL SURVEILLANCE AND THE BIG PICTURE

As a result of the rapid evolution of information sharing, locally-gathered information doesn’t remain “local” for very long. With new intelligence sharing systems like these fusion centers, along with Joint Terrorism Task Forces and the ISE, information collected by local police in any city or small town in America can now quickly end up in federal intelligence databases. That means your information becomes accessible across the country with a click of a mouse.

Many people think they remain safe from the prying eyes of Big Brother because they don’t do anything “suspicious.”

Think again.

It turns out law enforcement uses a pretty loose definition of suspicious. Programs known as “Suspicious Activity Reporting” (SAR) serve as information vacuums to feed the fusion centers, and it doesn’t take much to put you on their radar. According to the ACLU, in early 2008, the DNI ISE Program Manager published criteria to guide local law enforcement officers in reporting “suspicious” activities to fusion centers and and then upline to the federal intelligence community. Some of the activities deemed inherently suspicious include photography, “acquisition of expertise,” and “eliciting information.”

It didn’t take long for local police to take up the gauntlet. The ACLU reports that within three months, the Los Angeles Police Department kicked off its own program.

“The following March the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) initiated its own SAR program to ‘gather, record, and analyze information of a criminal or non-criminal nature, that could indicate activity or intentions related to either foreign or domestic terrorism,’ and included a list of 65 behaviors LAPD officers ‘shall’ report, which included taking pictures or video footage, taking notes, drawing diagrams and espousing extreme views.”

In June of that same year, the  Departments of Justice and Homeland Security teamed up with the Major City Chiefs Association to issue a report recommending expansion or the SAR program to other U.S. cities. According to the ACLU, “the FBI began its own SAR collection program called eGuardian in 2008, and in 2010 the military announced it would implement a SAR program through eGuardian.”

The OffNow campaign primarily focuses on action against federal surveillance programs. But with the line between federal, state and local law enforcement becoming increasingly blurred, Americans also need to pay attention to local actions to see and understand the big picture.

Simply put, when local governments seize the power to watch you, that information will ultimately end up in the hands of federal agencies most certainly trying to monitor the actions, communications and movement of virtually every person on earth.

Add to this an FBI facial recognition program coming online and you have the potential for an Orwellian nightmare scenario. As the technology improves and facial recognition “learns” to identify more people, federal agencies will gain the capability to track your every movement, in real time, through networks of cameras around the country.

STRATEGY

Former NSA technical leader and whistleblower William Binney says, “There have been at least 15-20 trillion constitutional violations” by the NSA.

We must engage a multi-prong strategy to deal with a surveillance establishment so well-entrenched and broad in scope.

Currently, many activists are engaged in the support of lawsuits or Congressional legislation to limit or stop the NSA.  But waiting for these to play out positively could prove a dangerous game of chicken.

By approaching the surveillance state on multiple fronts, it is possible to overwhelm it and make its programs too difficult or costly to carry out.  A program to Turn it Off and thwart the surveillance state through state legislation intersects in six main areas:

1. Denying federal agencies engaged in warrantless surveillance the resources they need to operate.

2. Prohibiting the introduction of warrantless information collected by the feds and shared with state and local law enforcement in state criminal proceedings.

3. Ending warrantless location tracking of cellphones, and physical surveillance by drones.

4. Ending cooperative partnerships between universities and the NSA.

5. Penalizing corporations that cooperate with mass, warrantless surveillance.

6. Addressing state and local actions that feed into the larger surveillance-state, such as fusion centers, suspicious activity reporting, surveillance cameras and license plate readers.

SAY “NO!”

Rosa Parks demonstrated the power of “No!”

When she refused to give up her seat on that Montgomery city bus, she ignited a fire that ultimately consumed Jim Crow.

We possess that same power today. State and local governments can say, “No!” to warrantless spying and simply refuse to cooperate with it.

This one word gives us the power to reject mass surveillance and restore privacy. But it can only happen if we muster up the necessary courage to act.

“The only tired I was…was tired of giving in,” Parks later said.

Are you tired? Are you tired of sitting back and feeling helpless as the federal government violates your privacy? Are you tired of excuses and justifications from Washington politicians? Are you tired of being ignored?

Then take action!

Say, “No!”

Join us as we work to take apart the surveillance state!

Dr. Rauni-Leena Luukanen-Kilde “The Grande Dame Of Consciousness” dead, probably murdered


Ed Note: Upon hearing this news I’m virtually speechless, Dr. Rauni Kilde was one of my biggest inspirations thru 2011-2012. Her work helped establish this blog, she shared a wealth of knowledge with all of us on consciousness, life after death, mind control, the inner workings of the matrix and so much more. She will be dearly missed. One good thing, its nice to know we have someone like her working on behalf of humanity from the other side. R.I.P. Rauni, mahalo!

Soul tear… {~A~}

2015-02-09 11:22


Dr. Rauni Kilde on chips in Mind Control from Henning Witte on Vimeo.

Yesterday medical Dr. Rauni-Leena Luukanen-Kilde died in her homeland Finland by severe cancer all over her body, her Finnish cousin told White TV today. White TVs Dr. Henning Witte talked to Rauni about ten days ago on telephone in Finland, not knowing it was the last time. She complained about that she suddenly got cancer as a result ofbeaming technology, mind control scalar waves. Her complications got so severe that she was forced to leave her home in Norway to a hospital in Finland, where her caring cousin is living. She complained over the Norwegian hospital, which wanted to give her morphine against her will. She was allergic against morphine. During the last week it was not possible to talk to Rauni any longer and the doctors indicated death.

Dr. Rauni-Leena Luukanen-Kilde was very well-known all over the world for her enlightening on the topics reincarnation, ufos and mind control. She taught that we must not fear death because there is no real death, only that the astral body and the soul leave the human body. She knew because she had out-of-body experiences.

She was a very courageous woman and suffered from many attempts to her life and harassment of all kinds, especially electronic harassment. The dark forces did not like her eye-opening work for humanity.

Barringer at the first world conference on mind control in Brussels 20th November 2014 (photo Henning Witte)

When Henning Witte met Rauni Kilde personally the last time on the Covert Harassment Conference in Brussels the 20th November 2014 she was very fit and healthy. No sign of illness especially no cancer; take a look to her body language in the video below when she was giving her last speech on chips in mind control.

Rauni and Henning sat together with ti Magnus Olsson in the board of EUCACH, the first association for European targeted individuals (ti), victims of electronic harassment, mind control. The dark forces had severely pushed for an other candidate to join the EUCACH board in order to control it, but Rauni Kilde and Henning Witte stand firm. Here could be a reason to murder her to open the way for puppets of the dark side, as they did with all the other mind control groups, especially the German one.

A second reason to kill Rauni Kilde could be her last book. She had complained about problems with her publisher, which caused a severe delay of the book. We can only hope it will be published in a way that Rauni wanted. She was the only author.

The death of Dr. Rauni-Leena Luukanen-Kilde is a huge loss for humanity, because no one combined so much knowledge and pedagogical skills as she to explain the most secret topics of the world.

Rauni we miss you terribly! Thank you for all your efforts and gifts to all of us! You really made a difference! See you soon!

Watch at White TV: Dr. Rauni Kilde on chips in Mind Control;

Läkaren Dr. Rauni Kilde förklarar Mind Control;

Världens första Mind Control konferens i Bryssel;

Ny europeisk förening för targeted individuals/Mind Control: EUCACH;

USA misstänks mördad Hugo Chavez då cancer kan induceras med strålningsvapen;

Read more at White TV our friend

EU Panel: Human robotization, Nano implant technologies, Mind control slavery, Neurological…

Parties behind Transhumanist Agenda

When asked for individuals and institutions operationally involved in this new mind control super grid and Transhumanist Agenda, Dr. Henning Witte indicated that his was his personal opinion that the illuminati  Agenda is controlled, and is implemented by military-intelligence agencies in a pyramidal organization. At the top of the Pyramid is the Mossad, which serves as the military-intelligence arm of the Rothschild bloodline banking interests. Next on the mind control implementation pyramid are U.K. agencies such as MI6 and MI6, closely connected to the British Crown and City of London Illuminati bloodline banking families. At a third tier are the Russian and U.S. military-intelligence agencies (KGB, CIA, NSA). A lower level of the pyramid includes the Swedish and German military-Intelligence agencies. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is a leader in research on the scalar and nano-technologies for robotization and neurological torture of humans, including so-called “Smart Dust” or Morgellons, as well as the FUA, the Swedish counter-part of DARPA, and the Nobel Prize recipient Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden, according to EUCACH.ORG. When asked if he believed the Wallenberg Foundation may also be involved in funding mind control research, Henning Witte responded that he agreed it was plausible. ExopoliticsTV has reported that the Wallenberg Foundation may be funding the Tromso Norway HAARP facility which is responsible both for the Norway Spiral of Nov. 1, 2009 at the time of Barack Obama’s Nobel Prize speech…

Read more: https://eucach.wordpress.com/2013/05/29/human-robotization-nano-implant-technologies-mind-control-slavery-neurological-weapons-torture-the-transhumanist-agenda/

Bayer Knowingly Sold HIV-Contaminated Vaccines, Say Internal Documents


(Dated 2009 bit still newsworthy)

By Mike Adams, Natural News, January 5, 2009

Here’s a little-known truth about Bayer that needs to be revisited. In 2006, it was discovered that Bayer found out a vaccine it was selling in the United States was accidentally contaminated with HIV.

In order to cover its tracks, say the journalists in this video (below), Bayer pulled the vaccines off the market and sold them to consumers in Japan, France, Spain and other countries, where hemophiliacs were then contaminated with HIV due to the vaccine

Watch the video yourself
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wg-5…

And yet, despite these apparent crimes, no Bayer executives ever faced arrest or prosecution in the United States.

A Bayer spinmeister had this to say: “Bayer behaved responsibly, ethically and humanely… [and its actions] were consistent with regulations.”

Sure they did. Don’t forget that Bayer is the same pharmaceutical company linked to Nazi Germany’s medical experiments on concentration camp prisoners. They have a long and dark history of being involved in the manufacture of chemical weapons. As stated on CorporateWatch.org (http://archive.corporatewatch.org/p…):

” IG Farben continued to grow during the inter-war period as one of the most powerful chemical and pharmaceutical companies in the world. Products included polyurethanes and the first ‘sulpha’ drugs. It is during Nazi-era Germany and WW2 that IG Farben (Bayer) entered its most sinister phase. IG Farben as the leading chemical company in Nazi Germany took over chemical plants across Nazi occupied Europe, used slave-labour in their factories (including operating their own concentration camp), conducted medical experiments on those held in the concentration camps and manufactured the poison gas used to kill thousands. At the end of the war the 1945 Potsdam Agreement called for the break up of IG Farben into its constituent companies. Twelve IG Farben employees and directors were jailed for war crimes at the Nuremburg Trials.”

Anybody who takes anything made by Bayer is, in my opinion, supporting a corporation that has been committing crimes against humanity for nearly a hundred years.

Cynthia Mckinney: AIPAC is in total control of US Government & few Americans know anything about it (VIDEO)


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“Cheerful” Dutch Financier Becomes 4th ABN Amro Banker Suicide


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Following the deaths of 36 bankers last year, 2015 has got off to an inauspicious start with the reported suicide of Chris Van Eeghen – the 4th ABN Amro banker suicide in the last few years. As Quotenet reports, the death of Van Eghen  – the head of ABN’s corporate finance and capital markets -“startled” friends and colleagues as the 42-year-old “had a great reputation” at work, came from an “illustrious family,” and enjoyed national fame briefly as the boyfriend of a famous actress/model. As one colleague noted, “he was always cheerful, good mood, and apparently he had everything your heart desired. He never sat in the pit, never was down, so I was extremely surprised. I can not understand.”

As Niburu details, friends and colleagues were startled by the news that Chris van Eeghen had committed suicide.

He worked in Amsterdam for ABN / AMRO in the position of “head of syndicate and corporate finance markets.”

Again, there is again a familiar pattern, namely that there is no indication that Van Eeghen had plans to take his life.

Ostensibly a successful banker, coming from what was described as an illustrious family. Chris was also a familiar sight in Amsterdam’s nightlife scene and enjoyed national fame as possible new boyfriend of Tatjana Simic (a famous Croatian-Dutch model, singer, actress).

 

 

“I have never expected. It was an incredibly nice cute guy, “said a neighbor from Amsterdam. In banking circles he had a good reputation.

Most believe that the suicide is not related to his work at the bank,
but a former colleague had noticed that on his Facebook recently changed
its job title to “former.”

Chris leaves behind a son – who had recently been cleared of cancer.

*  *  *

This is the 4th ABN Amro suicide in recent years…

In December last year, missing couple, Thieu (64) [a relationship manager at ABN Amro] and Ellen (55) Leenen from Valkenswaard were found dead in their car Monday afternoon in the Bocholt-Herentals canal in Mol (Belgium). The circumstances under which the car is hit water, point to suicide, police said.

In April last year killed former ABN Amro board member Jan-Peter Schmittman even suicide.

In 2009, ABN-Amro banker and Fentener Vlissingen scion Huibert Boumeester an end to his life in London to put a bullet through his head. Cause for the suicide were missed Madoff investments, was then suggested.

* * *

This is the third banker death in 2015…

1) Michael Flanagan, 45, head of Foreign Exchange, National Australia Bank, London, England

2) Omar Meza, 33, Vice President, AIG, Los Angeles, America

3) Chris van Eeghen, 42, Head of Syndicate and Corporate Finance Markets, ABN / AMRO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

*  *  *

After at least 36 banker deaths last year…

1) David Bird, 55, long-time reporter for the Wall Street Journal working at the Dow Jones news room
2) Tim Dickenson, a U.K.-based communications director at Swiss Re AG
3) William Broeksmit, 58, former senior manager for Deutsche Bank
4) Ryan Henry Crane, age 37, JP Morgan
5) Li Junjie, 33, Hong Kong JP Morgan
6) Gabriel Magee, 39, age JP Morgan employee
7) Mike Dueker, 50, who had worked for Russell Investments
8) Richard Talley, 57, was the founder and CEO of American Title (real estate titles)
9) James Stuart Jr. 70, Former National Bank of Commerce CEO was found dead in Scottsdale, Ariz
10) Jason Alan Salais, 34 year old IT Specialist at JPMorgan since 2008
11) Autumn Radtke, 28, CEO of First Meta, a Singapore-based virtual currency trading platform
12) Eddie Reilly, 47, investment banker, Vertical Group, New York
13) Kenneth Ballando, 28, investment banker, Levy Capital, New york
14) Joseph A. Giampapa, 55, corporate bankruptcy lawyer, JP Morgan Chase
15) Jan Peter Schmittmann, 57, voormalig topbestuurder ANB/AMRO, Laren, Nederland
16) Juergen Frick, 48, CEO Bank Frick & Co AG, Liechtenstein
17) Benoît Philippens, 37, directeur BNP Parisbas Fortis Bank, Ans, België.
18) Lydia…, 52, bankier Bred-Banque-Populaire, Parijs
19) Andrew Jarzyk, 27, bankier, PNC Bank, New York
20) Carlos Six, 61, Hoofd Belastingdienst en lid CREDAF, België
21) Jan Winkelhuijzen, 75, Commissaris en Fiscalist (voormalig Deloitte), Nederland.
22) Richard Rockefeller, 66, achterkleinzoon elitebankier John D. Rockefeller, Amerika
23) Mahafarid Amir Khosravi (Amir Mansour Aria), 45, bankeigenaar, zakenman en derivatenhandelaar, Iran
24) Lewis Katz, 76, zakenman, advocaat en insider in de bancaire wereld, Amerika
25) Julian Knott, Directeur Global Operations Center JP Morgan, 45, Amerika
26) Richard Gravino, IT Specialist JP Morgan, 49, Amerika
27) Thomas James Schenkman, Managing Director Global Infrastructure JP Morgan, 42, Amerika
28) Nicholas Valtz, 39, Managing Director Goldman Sachs, New York, Amerika
29) Therese Brouwer, 50, Managing Director ING, Nederland
30) Tod Robert Edward, 51, Vice President M & T Bank, Amerika
31) Thierry Leyne, 48, investeringsbankier en eigenaar Anatevka S.A., Israël
32) Calogero Gambino, 41, Managing Director Deutsche Bank, Amerika
33) Shawn D. Miller, 42, Managing Director Citigroup, New York, Amerika
34) Melissa Millian, 54, Senior Vice President Mass Mutual, Amerika
35) Thieu Leenen, 64, Relatiemanager ABN/AMRO, Eindhoven, Nederland
36) Geert Tack, 52, Private Banker ING, Haaltert, België

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-01-24/cheerful-dutch-financier-becomes-4th-abn-amro-banker-suicide

Millionaires for Carbon Control – New World Next Week with James Corbett and James Evan Pilato


01/23/2015

Welcome to New World Next Week — the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. This week:

Story #1: Pharrell & Al Gore Announce Global @LiveEarth Concerts On All 7 Continents
http://ur1.ca/ji5aa
Pharrell Planning Worldwide Sing-along Psyop for Live Earth Concerts?
http://ur1.ca/ji5eh
Wikipedia: Live Earth 2007 – Controversies and Criticism
http://ur1.ca/ji5ep

Story #2: UK, US to Stage ‘Cyber War Games’
http://ur1.ca/ji5fc
Britain and US to Train ‘Cyber-Agents’ to Protect Banks From Terrorists
http://ur1.ca/ji5fl
iPhone Has Secret Spy Software That Can Be Remotely Activated
http://ur1.ca/ji5de
GCHQ Classifies Investigative Journalists As ‘Threats’
http://ur1.ca/ji5do
Ex-MI6 (That’s their CIA) Chief: ‘We Cannot Stop Terrorism Unless We Spy On Innocent People’
http://ur1.ca/ji5dt

Story #3: Teenager’s Browser Plug-In ‘Greenhouse’ Shows You Where Politicians Get Their Funding
http://ur1.ca/ji5g8
Get The ‘Greenhouse’ Plug-In Here
http://AllAreGreen.us/
Thirteen Year-Old Builds Braille Printer With Legos, Starts Company
http://ur1.ca/ji5gq
Where Cellular Networks Don’t Exist, People Are Building Their Own
http://ur1.ca/ji5gx
A Year After Marijuana Legalisation In Colorado, Police Confirm “Everything’s Fine”
http://ur1.ca/ji5h1
Broc West: Community Garden Journal – Week #2 ‘Planting Seeds, Making Cuttings & Soil Prep’
http://ur1.ca/ji5h8

#NewWorldNextWeek Updates: Argentinian Prosecutor Who Accused President of Terror Cover-up Murdered Before Testimony
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  1. Colin Green says:

    Thanks James and James. I like where you are going. Balance is key to critical ‘free’ thinking. You can’t think freely when the information you consume is too heavily marinated in either syrup or vinegar.

  2. Nick says:

    Consider this re the Argentina prosecutor/bombing story: http://youtu.be/XkC4wvRK5OI?t=9m22s

    Wouldnt be the first time actual anti-semitic facists in Argentina got cover from both the US and Israel for expediency’s sake.

  3. Jeff says:

    Many thanks 2xJames, love this show, and in complete agreement on the focus on solutions here. Personally, the evidence has been in for a long time so to speak and solutions are what I’m interested in now. Looking forward to more open source solutions in the future and helping to explore the groundwork for such environments.

  4. candideschmyles says:

    While I am in complete agreement that the effort to own the climate debate is being dominated by big government/industry and is sold to the masses by the talentless whores of popular entertainment I still think you two are throwing out the baby with the bathwater. Ordinary scientists are not globalist conspiracists yet again and again I detect this evil scientist paradigm coming through on this subject.

    I am not a scientist but I have worked with them and understand the scientific method. Neither am I an ecofascist with some axe to grind over some notional humans = bad agenda. I love our natural environment and I love mankind and our singularly awesome achievements, many of which were only possible because we developed the scientific method. So I find the dismissal of the science I find here really rather sad. And it seems obvious to me you are both only reading the politicised interpretations of the data and not the data itself.
    In 1989 I did several square metre surveys of every plant species growing in several locations within a local national park. Returning to the same plots 22 years later I witnessed with my own eyes that grasses had been n replaced by mosses and reeds. This is consistent with the 60% increase in rainfall Scotland has experienced in the past 50 yrs. Am I a liar? Am I cooking the books? Well I know I am not and it is the 100s of 1000s of little studies like this that convince me rapid change is afoot.
    While there is much manipulation of the science by politicos your approach does not clarify it only compounds. The truth is that the overwhelming majority of scientists, not politicians, industry or bloggers, do not think massive changes are taking place they know it with certainty. Yes we can and will adapt but that is no excuse for complacency and especially no excuse for continuing to poison our biosphere.

  5. Simon says:

    Well indeed Metallic played Live Earth 2007, Sad But True. Well to Metallic fans I guess Nothing Else Matters, probably boring to most so Enter Sandman. Although I believe Master of Puppets is a song about drug addiction, still the lyrics for me make me think of the powers that should (not) be. So if they do play Live Earth 2015 perhaps Master and …Justice for All would be my suggestions.
    Good show guys, and I do like the other album low in the background, don’t know it but the title made me smile, like you both do, BECOME THE MEDIA!

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“Russia, India and China: the emerging Eurasian equation” ~ What you won’t learn from Western Media


Note: I stumbled on this excellent article on FB written by Arun Shrivastava on some of the behind the scenes geopolitical movements behind BRICS developments. He’s provided some great links for further research into this emerging equation…

Copyright: Arun Shrivastava

New Delhi, India
The three dominant components of BRICS in the Eurasian landmass are Russia, India and China or RIC. Led by Vladimir Putin, Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping, the three have forged an economic, energy, trade, finance and banking, and weapons (manufacturing and trade) alliance within a span of five months. Military cooperation will be a continuous feature as much as a coordinated effort to neutralise and eventually defeat largely USA sponsored terrorism.

Such tectonic shifts in geo-politics do not happen overnight. Here are a few points that illustrate the processes that went behind forging of the alliance.

1. Narendra Modi [1] has worked closely with Putin for over fourteen years. Modi was not even a minister then, just a senior party worker. Prime Minister Vajpayee [1999-2004] was grooming him for bigger role. It was Modi and Putin who worked out twinning arrangement between Gujarat State and Astrakhan. They laid down a strategic cooperation plan between Russia and India, adopted in 2001. Putin, already President of Russia, came to Delhi to initiate strategic dialogue covering economic, energy and military cooperation. When Modi became Chief Minister of Gujarat late in 2001, that relationship was further strengthened. Discussion to lay down a gas pipeline from Astrakhan to Gujarat was first initiated during this early period. [2][3]

When 9/11 events happened both Vajpayee and Putin offered to collaborate with the USA. Both offers were rejected and we all know why. By late 2003, after the US attack on Iraq, it was clear that a devilish, global resource war is on in which democratic leaders and international law would be ignored. Even the UN system became an extension of US power through its Framework Team. Putin went on to say that ‘they [the West] don’t want any discussions, or partners; they want to dictate to vassals.’ In 2004 ‘stolen’ election Manmohan Singh, a former IMF Executive Director and a despicable character, was inserted as Prime Minister and India became one of West’s vassals. They stole another election in 2009. During Manmohan years [2004-2014] there was no significant progress on Indo-Russian strategic partnership. A hostile posture vis-a-vis China was maintained along with diplomatic inanities with BRICS. If Manmohan Singh and her de facto boss Antonia Maino [known in India as Sonia Gandhi, a low level Nazi’s daughter] had won the election in 2014 [April-May], they would broken up and sold India to the West. [4] The planned balkanisation, role of West sponsored ‘Secularists’ and NGOs, west funded political groups, academics and media, and the hijacking of people’s anti-corruption movement is properly documented. [5] The embassies of USA, UK, France Germany, Norway, Switzerland and Sweden and the Israelis have ensured that Nepal and Bhutan can be exploded anytime and the entire Himalayan region straddling China and India can go up in flames. [6][a,b,c,d]

2. Modi’s Asia centric strategy evolved from early 1990s onward. Twenty years ago, around the time Dawood Ibrahim funded terrorist acts followed by communal riot in 1992, he had warned that terrorist activities will have to be resolved at global level but he was told that ‘such activities are local law and order problems.’[7] Recall history. Whenever there was an uprising in India, the British Media called it local law and order problem. Now, it is the same story except that they engineer the events and call it local law and order problem.

Narendra Modi, denounced by West’s liberal Left as fascist, saw through the game back in the early 1990s. Had warned. Was denounced ‘hard-liner’. By who and why? Governments are extremely well briefed. They have access to top class information. Officers know and can brief leaders. Modi reads a lot even now, rather more so. That is worrying the West.

Within months of his taking office as Chief Minister, a communal riot was engineered in which he was implicated. Even after 12 years of most intense intelligence probes, instigated by the Western Crime Conglomerate including the Jesuits and American Christian fundamentalists, no one, not even the Supreme Court of India, find could a single evidence showing Modi’s involvement in these riots.
When he became Gujarat’s Chief Minister [2001], he established contact with China, invited investments and joint ventures. As Chief Minister Modi travelled to China five times. Just as he was impressed by China’s economic progress, so were the Chinese political and commercial leaders impressed with his no-nonsense approach to business and economic development. As a result Gujarat has largest investments from China. Businessmen from around the world wanting to do business in India during Singh-Sonia rule avoided Delhi, went directly to Gujarat and flew out ignoring Delhi’s rulers.

In one of his China visits [Nov., 2011] Modi was accorded the honour to address senior Politburo members led by Mr Wang Gang at the Great Hall at Beijing usually reserved for head of the states. [8] Modi’s personal rapport with the Chinese Communist Party [CPC] leadership was built parallel to that with the Russian leadership and particularly Putin, facts that few analysts know and fewer bother to even mention in the mainstream media.

When Xi Jinping was in India [Sept., 2014], Indo-Chinese border tension was escalated by the Chinese line commanders. Both leaders ignored this and instead, with a shared concern for rapid economic development and cooperation, said in their Joint Statement: [We agree] “to make this developmental partnership a core component of the Strategic and Cooperative Partnership for Peace and Prosperity……. conducive not only to the common interests of both sides, but also to stability and prosperity of the region and the world.” [9][10]

This vital public statement uncovered an evolving relationship where constructive engagement will be the new normal. Following his return to China, Xi Jinping called a top level meeting with services chiefs and gave them, as some reports say, real dressing down telling them that the armed forces must work under the CPC. This was not reported by India’s pro-West mainstream media but the border incidence was kept on the front page for days.

3. Between 2004-2014, Narendra Modi was consolidating his power within his party [BJP] but even within the BJP a large segment was secretly collaborating with Singh-Sonia duo. Many of Modi’s current cabinet ministers are known collaborators of pro-West clique which ultimately links them with the Western Crime Conglomerate [WCC] whichever way one defines WCC. [Banksters, Anglo-American Zionists, the Bilderbergers, the Jesuits, American fundamentalist Christians or any combination]. Russia and China were watching the drama unfold as India stumbled from one multi-billion dollar scam to another, open looting of its natural resources, and the NGOs, particularly Liberal West’s darling Arundhati Roy openly advocating ‘Breaking India’ for which she was charged with sedition. Events between 2009 and 2014 gave an impression, to me at least, that India would be broken up into five to seven countries.

My detailed report weeks before Narendra Modi’s landslide victory was not published by leading Left Liberal websites because they still believe that Narendra Modi is a fascist. They have not done their homework and don’t know the ground reality in India.

4. Modi won absolute majority in the Parliament and became Prime Minister in May [results were declared on 16th May, 2014]. A Chinese delegation was in Delhi that time finalising Agriculture related agreements. They stayed back and returned one month later! Perhaps during this initial phase the ground work for BRICS and broad based cooperation was discussed and shared with the Russians. People don’t know in the West that 50-60% of all international treaties India has are with Russia and China. Also worth noting is that China and India never had a border, never fought a war in their 8,000-year history and about 3000-years’ history of trade relations. [Fleets of merchant ships would sail around November from India, aided by wind, drop anchor at Bali (Indonesia), then sail up North to East Asia, China and Japan. Even today Bali-Yatra (Voyage to Bali) is celebrated as a major festival in Orissa. Similarly, Chinese ships came here].

5. Modi, Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin are deeply religious and deeply grounded in their traditional civilizational values. Modi is conservative Hindu, Xi follows Confucius and Putin is Eastern Orthodox Christian. They have evolved a common world view in which Britain and USA-the main architects of Western domination, the Anglo-American Zionists, and the Vatican- have no role. That’s what is the deep structure of their shared belief system. They can’t accept coercion. Modi made that absolutely clear in his joint Press conference with Putin and Jinping.

6. Fact check-economy: The combined GDP of Russia, China and India [RCI] in 2014 was larger than that of Germany. USA, UK, France and Italy [GUUFI]. Savings to GDP ratio and investments in Fixed Capital were much higher in RIC as compared to GUUFI. The western media alleges that Russia lives off oil and gas economy. This is false. Russia has balanced and diversified economy with perhaps lowest tax rate [about 13%]. RCI are unlikely to privatise core strategic assets and one reason RCI did not face financial problem in 2008 and earlier is that their biggest banks are Government owned and tightly regulated. Private Western banks have limited role, even in India. RIC have real manufacturing economy projected to grow at 5-6% [China], 8-10% [India] and about 8-10% [Russia]. All three have aversion to GMOs so their food sector will grow as well. RIC have 388 million hectare of good land which can feed the world. American agriculture will eventually be finished because RIC as well as EU have zero tolerance for GMOs. Furthermore, Modi’s declared policy is to compensate a farmer at Cost of production + 50%. China increased its agricultural production by 750% between 1980 and 2005. Russia has earmarked agriculture sector for heavy investment. Armies can fight wars only when they have healthy food. American soldiers have GMOs in their belly, somehow surviving to walk straight.

6. Fact check-military: RIC have an immense military infrastructure. Active men/women number about 4.37 million against GUUFI’s 2.15. Total armed forces number 11.92 million for RIC against GUUFI’s 3.64. The technological gap has been closed in almost all types of weapons’ system. Russia has trained its soldiers to such high level that each can perform the role of five NATO soldiers because they have just 145 million people and the smallest armed forces. It is for this reason that the West has used the fifth columnists [NGOs] to create problems in Russia, China and India, consistently for the past 15-20 years. Insiders from the USA say that their nuclear command has been compromised by Obama, perhaps a reason why both Paul Craig Roberts and Lynn LaRouch have been warning of thermonuclear war.

7. Important recent developments juxtaposed against history

Xi-Jinping and Modi signed an agreement on many cooperation areas but paragraph 18 paves the way for potentially full spectrum military alliance. Without China’s tacit cooperation India could not have taken up massive deployment of troops against Pakistan in 1971 war. India withdrew the highly trained mountain divisions across the Indo-Chinese border to be redeployed against Pakistan. Many writers cite Indo-Chinese war of 1962 and the border issue as a hindrance to full scale cooperation. If I remember correctly, Chou En Lai had made an offer to India in the mid 1950s to cede barren rocks of Aksai Chin for access to Tibet, in exchange for more fertile land in the East, part of Tibet, north of Arunachal Pradesh then known as North East Frontier Agency [NEFA]. India’s Prime Minister Nehru, gloriously known as international political monkey and a British lackey, refused the deal and ordered war without any preparation. Indian soldiers with canvas shoes and no high altitude survival training capitulated against 9:1 Chinese attack force. This event is written about in India as China’s war against India. The fact is that straight analysis in “The Great Himalayan Blunder” prove foolishness of two British stooges and many army commanders of World War II vintage caused the problem. Misleading writings of typically pro-Empire rogues like Maxwell’s “India’s China War” can be dismissed.

Russia-India military alliance was signed in 1971 during the Soviet era that still is on the statue books. That alliance ensured the liberation of East Pakistan now known as Bangladesh. When the US Pacific fleet sailed from Guam to ‘teach India a lesson,’ the Soviet fleet was right behind. British warships in the Arabian Sea sighted Russian submarines too frequently and left the area in a hurry. Before the Pacific fleet led by USS Enterprise could reach war zone, Bangladesh had been liberated. IT was one of the greatest defeats of Anglo-American warlords.
Putin and Modi have signed a raft of MoUs on 20 cooperation areas including joint design and construction of nuclear reactors for world market, joint development and manufacturing of helicopters, passenger aircrafts [essentially to compete with Airbus and Boeing], joint military officers’ training programme, etc. Putin’s 22 hour stay in Delhi was a momentous occasion during which sixteen major cooperation agreements were signed in addition to already existing 69, highest with any country. The most important ones deal with joint production of nuclear reactors, as many as ten new nuclear reactors in India, manufacturing of Russia’s technologically advanced helicopters in India, major energy deals and other cooperation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qmy1MHqupqc

Foreign policy: The most significant statement came in the joint press conference of Putin and Modi on 11th December on Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria and earlier with Xi Jinping. Both statements have been downplayed or removed. They said (a) the way things are going on has to change and (b) Russia, China and India have a role to play to start peace process and economic development. The oblique reference was that the world has had enough of plundering and killing, It must stop now.

SUN TZU in the ‘ART OF WAR’ states: “Those who use fire to assist their attacks are intelligent; those who use inundations are powerful.” [sic]

[1] Modi’s background
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narendra_Modi
[2] http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/…/articleshow/1715287.cms
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/…/articleshow/1698471.cms
[3] Russia India dialogue on Pipeline starts
http://www.hindustantimes.com/…/india…/article1-1248292.aspx
[4] http://www.salem-news.com/ar…/may132012/soetoro-maino-as.php
[5] http://www.vijayvaani.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?aid=3188
In this article I had said weeks before election results that if Narendra Modi does not win, India could be dismembered and South Asia would be in serious trouble.
[6] http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-political-crisis-in-…/31494
[7] http://defence.pk/…/modi-warns-against-narco-terrorism-by-…/
[8] http://www.narendramodi.in/speech-of-hon%E2%80%99ble-chief…/
He is the first Prime Minister who has not gone to London to pay obeisance to the Lords of the planetary manor. Nor has he given much importance to the Western European Governments, nor to the World Bank whose CEO came calling within days of his taking up as PM.
[9] Xi Jinping accorded ceremonial welcome [last 5 minutes, very important]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gqxWEz8zok
[10] http://www.mea.gov.in/bilateral-documents.htm…

 

It’s Time to Fix America’s Infrastructure. Here’s Where to Start


An aerial view of the Interstate 35W bridge that collapsed over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Aug. 3, 2007.

President Obama believes America must build “21st century infrastructure—modern ports, stronger bridges, faster trains and the fastest Internet,” and in his State of the Union this week he asked the Republican-controlled Congress to pass a bipartisan infrastructure plan, likely the trillion-dollar legislation Senator Bernie Sanders proposed earlier this month.It’s an ambitious plan that many agree is desperately needed.

The American Society of Civil Engineers says the US needs massive investments in all essential infrastructure, from bridges and airports to dams and railways. According to the society’s most recent infrastructure report card, the US earns a D+ for its infrastructure. It is, in a word, a mess. This is about much more than potholes. This is about keeping the economy, literally and figuratively, moving. Much of the economic boom the United States has experienced over the last 50 years is because the network of highways makes it easy to ship goods. If it continues into a state of disrepair, the long-term hit to our economy could be catastrophic.

“The grades in 2013 ranged from a high of B- for solid waste to a low of D- for inland waterways and levees,” the society wrote in the 2013 report, which is issued every four years. Things got a bit better, but not by much. “Solid waste, drinking water, wastewater, roads, and bridges all saw incremental improvements, and rail jumped from a C- to a C+. No categories saw a decline in grade this year.” Bringing it all up to current standards will be a massive, and massively expensive, undertaking akin to the construction of the interstate highway system. At the bottom line, the US would have to invest $3.6 trillion to bring it all up to snuff by 2020.

“Let’s set our sights higher than a single oil pipeline,” President Obama in the State of the Union, referring to the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline. “Let’s pass a bipartisan infrastructure plan that could create more than thirty times as many jobs per year, and make this country stronger for decades to come.”

There’s a lot of work to be done. Here’s an overview of the American infrastructure that needs to be fixed, and some good places to start the work.

Highway Funding

In 2007, taxpayers spent $146 billion on highways in the United States, with three-quarters of that coming from state and local governments and the rest from the feds. For major highway projects, federal funds are matched with state or local dollars, especially if the project benefits interstate travel. Much of highway investment comes from the Highway Trust Fund, funded by an 18.4 cent per gallon excise taxes on gasoline, and 24.4 cents per gallon on diesel. There are also revenues generated various taxes on trucks.

Unfortunately, highway fund revenues have been insufficient to fully fund existing highway spending, with Congress authorizing billions of dollars in transfers from the US Treasury’s General Fund into the Highway Trust Fund to keep it solvent, including a $10.8 billion transfer last August. It has ongoing funding needs that will continue unless a more permanent solution can be found, either by raising the national gas tax (which hasn’t been increased since 1993), or some other funding measure. The Congressional Budget Office expects the Highway Trust Fund to have an annual shortfall of $15 billion.

A number of solutions have been proposed including mileage-based fees on drivers, additional gas taxes, or simply pulling more money from the Treasury’s General Fund. And that’s just for highways.

Falling Down Bridges

One in 10 bridges are deemed structurally deficient, meaning the bridge has a significant defect that requires reduced weight or speed limits. (It does not necessarily mean the bridge is unsafe.) Another 14 percent of the nation’s 607,380 bridges are considered “functionally obsolete,” meaning they are no longer suited to their current task because of overuse or a lack of safety features, yet are still in use.

This is not an academic issue. Just last week, an overpass collapsed on I-75 in Cincinnati as it was being dismantled, killing a construction worker and gravely injuring a truck driver. It remains to be seen if the collapse was due to the age and condition of the span, or was an unfortunate demolition accident, but it underscores the risks we face. More well known was the collapse of the I-35 West Mississippi River Bridge in Minneapolis seven years ago. Thirteen people were killed and 145 injured. The bridge had been deemed structurally deficient in 1990, though the collapse was attributed to a design flaw that was exacerbated by an increase in bridge load over time.

“For many years we have underfunded the maintenance of our nation’s physical infrastructure,” Sen. Sanders wrote in an op-ed earlier this week. “I will soon be introducing legislation for a $1 trillion investment, over five years, to modernize our country’s physical infrastructure.”

Waterways

Inland waterways, including canals and rivers, move the equivalent of 51 million truckloads of goods every year—and half the locks are more than 50 years old. According to the ASCE, the problem is so bad that many barge operators have supported an increase in their fuel tax to increase funding to the Inland Waterways Trust Fund, the main user funding mechanism for construction and rehabilitation of inland waterways. So, what needs to be done?

The US Army Corps of Engineers, which maintains most of the system, says it will take $13 billion through 2020, with 27 percent of that going towards new lock and dam facilities and 73 percent toward improving existing facilities. Without an increase in funding, it could take the Army Corps until 2090 to finish everything on the to-do list.

The Olmstead Lock Project on the Ohio River, estimated at $3 billion, has been one of the biggest drains on the Inland Waterways Trust Fund. Originally authorized by Congress in 1988 for $775 million, the project isn’t expected to be completed until 2020. It’s the largest and most expensive inland water navigation installation in the country.

Before legislation introduced last year, the project absorbed almost all of the Trust Fund, though now Congress has separately appropriated funds to pay for the project, freeing up cash for other overdue projects.

Ports, Harbors, and Dams

Then there are the hundreds of commercial ports and harbors. But it’s not the cargo terminals that need upgrading—those have seen significant investment as shipments in standardized containers have risen over the past couple of decades. Instead, it’s the navigation channels that need upgrading, and taxpayers foot that bill. To handle the New Panamax ships—which, at 1,200 feet long and 161 feet wide, are the largest capable of navigating the new locks being built in the Panama Canal—navigation channels as deep as 45 feet will need to be dredged.

The ASCE cites the Port of Savannah, in Georgia—the fourth busiest in the country—as needing improvement, claiming that deepening its channels by just six feet will reduce the cost of shipping in and out of the port by 15 to 20 percent.

Our dams are equally in need of investment and upgrades. In 2012, nearly 14,000 dams were considered a high-hazard, where failure of the dam would likely cause the loss of life. They’re not necessarily unsafe, but if they were to fail, very bad things would result. Complicating matters, just 4 percent of the nation’s 84,000 dams are owned and operated by the federal government; the rest are managed by state governments, regional authorities or private entities like utility companies. These dams are overseen by state, rather than federal, safety programs, many of which lack sufficient funding. South Carolina, for example, has one full-time inspector and one half-time inspector to inspect the state’s 2,380 dams.

They’re also frightfully expensive to maintain. The US Army Corps of Engineers says it will take more than $25 billion to do all of the maintenance required at the 694 dams it manages, and without an infusion of cash it will take 50 years to complete the repairs. According to the Association of State Dam Safety officials, rehabilitation of all dams categorized as high-hazard would cost some $21 billion.

“For the U.S. economy to be the most competitive in the world, we need a first class infrastructure system” said the ASCE report. “We must commit today to make our vision of the future a reality—an American infrastructure system that is the source of our prosperity.”

Whether a Republican Congress and the Democratic President can actually get together and agree to do it is another question entirely.

http://www.wired.com/2015/01/time-fix-americas-infrastructure-heres-start/

 

US Food Producers Turning GMO-Free with Little to No Advertising


US food producers have been eliminating genetically modified organisms (GMOs) from their products without any special announcements, NPR reported.

MOSCOW, July 29 (RIA Novosti) – US food producers have been eliminating genetically modified organisms (GMOs) from their products without any special announcements, NPR reported.

While some companies, like ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s, are advertising their healthy switch as loudly as possible, others are experimenting with the elimination of GMO “cautiously and quietly.”

“A lot of exciting cool things that are happening that for whatever strategic reasons get kept pretty quiet,” NPR quoted Megan Westgate of the Non-GMO Project, a North American non-profit organization committed to verifying and labeling Non-GMO food and care products, as saying.

The newly GMO-free products include the original plain variety of General Mill’s breakfast cereal Cheerios. The company has only announced its switch in its official blog and did not add any special labels to its box. US retail giant Target now produces about 80 GMO-free products under its house brand – and stays quiet about it as well. The reason behind such modesty, according to NPR, is that companies do not want to give any promises that they will not be able to keep.

The major challenge that the food manufacturers are facing is the low availability of GMO-free food sources, as according to data provided by the US Center for Food Safety, about 85 percent of corn, 91 percent of soybeans and 88 percent of cotton produced in the United States in 2013 were genetically modified.

On May 2014 Vermont became the first US state to adopt a law, requiring food manufacturers to label the products made with genetically modified organisms. The law is scheduled to take effect in July, 2016. Maine and Connecticut have adopted their labeling legislation later this year and Oregon is expected to put this issue on a statewide vote on November.

Labeling measures in California and Washington failed in recent years.

http://sputniknews.com/society/20140729/191426988/US-Food-Producers-Turning-GMO-Free-with-Little-to-No-Advertising.html

Netanyahu ‘spat in our face,’ White House officials said to say


Here’s an interesting geopolitical hissy-fit in the Whitehouse….

I’d say Israel won this round with a little insider help from a patsy named Boehner.

Let the smack down begin, go for their throats Obama! Hmmm, this has the potential to get interesting if Bibi wins the upcoming election.

Non-gmo popcorn anyone? Much love, A

2015-01-23 22:28

From : timesofisrael.com

The White House’s outrage over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to speak before Congress in March — a move he failed to coordinate with the administration — began to seep through the diplomatic cracks on Friday, with officials telling Haaretz the Israeli leader had “spat” in President Barack Obama’s face.

“We thought we’ve seen everything,” the newspaper quoted an unnamed senior US official as saying. “But Bibi managed to surprise even us.

“There are things you simply don’t do. He spat in our face publicly and that’s no way to behave. Netanyahu ought to remember that President Obama has a year and a half left to his presidency, and that there will be a price,” he said.

Officials in Washington said that the “chickenshit” epithet — with which an anonymous administration official branded Netanyahu several months ago — was mild compared to the language used in the White House when news of Netanyahu’s planned speech came in.

In his address the Israeli leader is expected to speak about stalled US-led nuclear negotiations with Iran, and to urge lawmakers to slap Tehran with a new round of tougher sanctions in order to force it to comply with international demands. The Mossad intelligence service on Thursday went to the rare length of issuing a press statement to deny claims, cited by Kerry, that its chief Tamir Pardo had told visiting US politicians that he opposed further sanctions.

Haaretz reported that Obama had personally demanded that Netanyahu tone down his pro-sanctions rhetoric in a phone call between the two last week. The president has said a sanctions bill would cripple negotiations with Iranian leaders at a critical stage, and has threatened to veto such a bill should it come through.

The Washington Post reported that Netanyahu’s apparent disrespect for the US leadership was particularly offensive to Secretary of State John Kerry, who over the past month had made frenzied efforts on Israel’s behalf on the world stage — making dozens of calls to world leaders to convince them to oppose a UN Security Council resolution which would have set a timeframe for the establishment of a Palestinian state.

“The secretary’s patience is not infinite,” a source close to Kerry told the Post. “The bilateral relationship is unshakable. But playing politics with that relationship could blunt Secretary Kerry’s enthusiasm for being Israel’s primary defender.”

The White House said Thursday that Obama would not meet with Netanyahu when he travels to Washington, with a spokeswoman citing a “long-standing practice and principle” by which the president does not meet with heads of state or candidates in close proximity to their elections. Kerry will also not meet with Netanyahu.

Netanyahu will be in Washington in part for a March 3 address to a joint session of Congress. House Speaker John Boehner invited Netanyahu to speak to Congress without consulting the Obama administration.

The White House initially reacted icily to Netanyahu’s plans to address Congress, an appearance apparently meant to bolster opposition to a nuclear deal with Iran as it is currently shaping up, as well as opposition to new sanctions against Tehran.

White House spokesman Josh Earnest suggested Wednesday that Netanyahu and Boehner had broken with protocol in not informing Obama of the prime minister’s travel plans.

“We haven’t heard from the Israelis directly about the trip at all,” he said, adding the White House would “reserve judgment” about any possible face-to-face meeting until explanations are made.

“The typical protocol would suggest that the leader of a country would contact the leader of another country when he is traveling there. That is certainly how President Obama’s trips are planned,” explained Earnest.

“So this particular event seems to be a departure from that protocol.”

Speaking several hours after Earnest, top US diplomat Kerry said Netanyahu was welcome to give a speech at “any time” in the United States. But Kerry agreed it had been a “little unusual” to hear about the Israeli leader’s speech to US Congress next month from the office of Boehner and not via the usual diplomatic channels.

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, leader of the House Democrats, said that Boehner blundered when he invited Netanyahu to address Congress amid sensitive negotiations about Iran’s nuclear program and in the shadow of Israel’s elections.

“If that’s the purpose of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s visit two weeks before his own election, right in the midst of our negotiations, I just don’t think it’s appropriate and helpful,” Pelosi told reporters Thursday at her weekly news conference. The speech, Pelosi suggested, could give Netanyahu a political boost in elections a few weeks later and inflame international talks aimed at stopping Iran’s nuclear program.

Israel is scheduled to hold elections on March 17.

Netanyahu confirmed Thursday that he would address Congress in early March. He was initially slated to speak on February 11, but changed the date so he could attend the AIPAC conference.

“The Prime Minister is expected to arrive in the US at the beginning of March and will also participate in the AIPAC conference,” read a statement from the PMO. “The speech in front of both houses of Congress will give the prime minister the opportunity to thank President Barack Obama, Congress, and the American people for their support of Israel.

“I look forward to the opportunity to express before the joint session Israel’s vision for a joint effort to deal with [Islamist terrorism and Iran’s nuclear program], and to emphasize Israel’s commitment to the special bond between our two democracies,” Netanyahu said, according to the statement.

Israel and the United States are close allies, but personal relations between Obama and Netanyahu have reportedly deteriorated over the years.

The pair have publicly clashed over Israeli settlement building in the West Bank and about how to tackle Iran’s disputed nuclear program.

Obama’s allies fear Netanyahu’s March trip could be used by Israel and by Republicans to rally opposition to a nuclear deal, undercutting years of sensitive negotiations just as they appear poised to bear fruit.

In November the already faltering ties between the leaders were served a new blow when an anonymous US official was quoted calling Netanyahu a “chickenshit” in an article published by journalist Jeffrey Goldberg in the American magazine The Atlantic. The article portrayed the rift between the United States and Israel as a “full-blown crisis.”

Source: timesofisrael.com

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Thank Senator Brian Schatz for standing against the Keystone XL pipeline!


Note: It’s important that we show support and gratitude when our public servants act on behalf of the common good in defending the environment. Plese join me in sending Senator Shatz a BIG thank you for opposing Keystone XL!

Despite a veto threat from President Obama and the dangers of exposing communities and drinking water sources to disastrous tar sands oil spills, the first priority of the GOP leadership in Congress is a bill forcing approval of the dirty and dangerous Keystone XL pipeline.

This bill completely undermines the entire environmental review process and expands the development of the dirtiest oil on the planet. This pipeline threatens our climate, our waters, and our communities.

Thankfully, Hawaii’s Senator Brian Schatz spoke against this bill and even filed an amendment that would force his colleagues to go on record as whether they accept or deny the scientific consensus that climate change is happening and caused by man-made emissions.

Send him a quick thank you note to show your support.   

 

Chuck Norris raises red flag over Monsanto: Frustrated over health risks from world’s most popular weedkiller


Published: 6 days ago
Chuck Norris is the star of more than 20 films and the long-running TV series “Walker, Texas Ranger.” His latest book is entitled The Official Chuck Norris Fact Book.” Learn more about his life and ministry at his official website, ChuckNorris.com.

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There always seems to be something afoot that could possibly threaten our health and well-being. And we generally don’t have to look very far to find it. On occasion, the news finds us. The problem is that the threat is not always clear, nor are the actions we need to take to deal with it. It’s what makes it so hard for us to avoid tripping over what is toxic to us.

A good case in point is the latest dust-up over glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, the world’s best-selling weedkiller. Monsanto began marketing glyphosate under the Roundup name in the 1970s, and it quickly became an industry standard. In 1997, its use tripled with the introduction of Monsanto’s Roundup Ready crops, plantings genetically modified to withstand glyphosate in order to enable farmers to use more of the herbicide in killing crop-threatening weeds. Glyphosate is sprayed on most of the corn and soybean crops in the United States, as well as over sugar beets, canola and other crops.

In 2007 alone, the agricultural sector applied between 180 million and 185 million pounds of glyphosate to crops in this country. The home and garden sector applied 5 million to 8 million pounds, and industry, commerce and government applied 13 million to 15 million pounds of glyphosate. It was the most widely used herbicide in U.S. agriculture and second-most widely used herbicide in the home and garden sector.

The reason it should be on our radar now is that glyphosate is under a standard registration review by the Environmental Protection Agency. The agency is determining whether glyphosate use should continue as is or be limited or even halted.

For years, various interest groups, as well as researchers and scientists from several countries, have complained that heavy use of glyphosate is causing problems for plants and animals, including humans. Studies have been conducted, and findings have been made.

In 2011, U.S. government scientists said they detected significant levels of glyphosate in air and water samples. A 2013 MIT study argued that glyphosate residue in food and water induces disease by disrupting normal cellular detoxifying functions. The authors of the study claimed that exposure can eventually lead to increased risk of gastrointestinal disorders, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, depression, autism, infertility, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. This was a peer-reviewed scientific research paper from one of our nation’s leading academic institutions – something you’d think would not be easily dismissed.

Apparently, it was.

In May 2013, federal regulators agreed to raise the permitted tolerance levels for glyphosate residue in food, citing an increased human resistance to the compound. No independent tests were conducted in reaching the conclusion that higher residue levels of this stuff pose no danger to humans or the environment. Levels were raised in oilseed crops – which include sesames, flaxes and soybeans – to 15 times the previous levels. Regulators also raised the allowable levels for sweet potatoes and carrots to 25 times the previous levels.

In making their determination, the government officials relied on tests and data provided by the manufacturer, which deems the risks as insignificant. Monsanto says glyphosate has been extensively studied and has a long track record of safe and effective use.

And the company could be right. We may have far more important things to worry about. Heck, glyphosate may be so insignificant we could sprinkle its residue on our cornflakes. Who knows? It may even be in our cornflakes.

But I have an uneasy feeling when I hear terms such as “insignificant risks” or “inadequate evidence” when the topic is potential impact and continued proliferation of an ever-present synthetic compound that has yet to be the subject of a comprehensive, independent U.S. government study.

What do I believe when I read that even the EPA’s technical fact sheet on glyphosate states, for example, that chronic long-term exposure can cause kidney damage and reproductive effects?

And when an MIT study argues that glyphosate’s “negative impact on the body is insidious and manifests slowly over time as inflammation damages cellular systems throughout the body”?

Do I read this as it sounds – that maybe what is being called insignificant or low-risk in the short term could escalate into having a significant impact on health over the years? Is it something that could shorten a person’s life?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture routinely tests food for chemical residues to make sure they are within approved tolerance levels but does not routinely test for glyphosate. The rationale has been budget restrictions and the lower health risks associated with this synthetic compound. So don’t look for any warning labels any time soon. The only real way you have of knowing whether glyphosate traces or residue is in the food you eat is if you grow it yourself or only buy products that are certified organic.

The EPA promised a completed preliminary risk assessment of glyphosate by the end of last year.

We’re still waiting.

Write to Chuck Norris with your questions about health and fitness. Follow Chuck Norris through his official social media sites, on Twitter @chucknorris and Facebook’s “Official Chuck Norris Page.” He blogs at ChuckNorrisNews.blogspot.com.

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Gov. Rick Perry of Texas Is Indicted on Charge of Abuse of Power


AUSTIN, Tex. — A grand jury indicted Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts on Friday, charging that he abused his power last year when he tried to pressure the district attorney here, a Democrat, to step down by threatening to cut off state financing to her office.

The indictment left Mr. Perry, a Republican, the first Texas governor in nearly 100 years to face criminal charges and presented a major roadblock to his presidential ambitions at the very time that he had been showing signs of making a comeback.

Grand jurors in Travis County charged Mr. Perry with abusing his official capacity and coercing a public servant, according to Michael McCrum, the special prosecutor assigned to the case.

The long-simmering case has centered on Mr. Perry’s veto power as governor. His critics asserted that he used that power as leverage to try to get an elected official — Rosemary Lehmberg, the district attorney in Travis County — to step down after her arrest on a drunken-driving charge last year. Ms. Lehmberg is Austin’s top prosecutor and oversees a powerful public corruption unit that investigates state, local and federal officials; its work led to the 2005 indictment of a former Republican congressman, Tom DeLay, on charges of violating campaign finance laws.

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Gov. Rick Perry during a speech on Aug. 8 in Fort Worth. Credit Tony Gutierrez/Associated Press

Following Ms. Lehmberg’s arrest, Mr. Perry and his aides threatened to veto $7.5 million in state funding for the public corruption unit in her office unless she resigned. The governor followed through on his threat, vetoing the money by stating that he could not support “continued state funding for an office with statewide jurisdiction at a time when the person charged with ultimate responsibility of that unit has lost the public’s confidence.”

Mr. Perry’s detractors said that his moves crossed the line from hardball politics to criminal acts that violated state laws. His aides denied that he did anything wrong and said that he acted in accordance with the veto power granted to every governor under the Texas Constitution. Ms. Lehmberg did not resign and remains in office.

The criminal indictment of the state’s chief executive shocked the Texas political world. Mr. Perry will be arraigned at a later date at the county criminal courthouse a few blocks from the governor’s mansion.

Mr. McCrum said it was a matter of procedure that anyone charged with a felony “will have to be booked in,” including the governor. Asked if Mr. Perry would have to have a mug shot taken and be fingerprinted, he added, “I imagine that’s included in that.”

The charge of abuse of official capacity carries a prison sentence of five to 99 years, and the charge of coercion of a public servant a two- to 10-year prison sentence.

Mr. Perry did not testify before the grand jury. David L. Botsford, Mr. Perry’s lawyer, defended the governor’s actions in a statement late Friday, saying the indictment set a “dangerous precedent” by allowing a grand jury to punish the governor’s use of his constitutional authority.

“This clearly represents political abuse of the court system, and there is no legal basis in this decision,” Mr. Botsford said. “The facts of this case conclude that the governor’s veto was lawful, appropriate and well within the authority of the office of the governor.”

Mr. Perry has announced he is not seeking re-election and will leave office in January. He is considering a second run for president and has been crisscrossing the country and traveling abroad in recent months to raise his political profile and to show he has fully recovered from his unsuccessful 2012 campaign, which for a time turned him into a national punch line. Lately he seems to have rebounded, making numerous appearances on national talk shows to discuss his plan to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to the border to combat crime and illegal immigration and receiving high praise from conservatives on his recent trip to Iowa.

The criminal investigation involving Mr. Perry and his aides began when a nonprofit government watchdog group, Texans for Public Justice, filed a complaint last June accusing the governor of misdemeanor and felony offenses over his veto threat. A judge appointed a special prosecutor — Mr. McCrum, a San Antonio lawyer and former federal prosecutor — and the grand jury began hearing the case in April.

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Charges Against Rick Perry Outlined

A special prosecutor assigned to the case described the charges against the Texas governor, which include abusing his official capacity and coercing a public servant.

Video by AP on Publish Date August 15, 2014.

 

A number of Mr. Perry’s aides have testified in recent weeks before the grand jury, including Ken Armbrister, director of the governor’s legislative office. A previous grand jury was sworn in last year to determine whether Ms. Lehmberg should be removed for official misconduct. Its term expired, however, and it appeared to not consider the issues surrounding Mr. Perry’s threat and veto.

Austin and Travis County are Democratic-dominated regions in a Republican-dominated state. Asked to respond to those who described the investigation as a partisan witch hunt, Mr. McCrum said: “I’m not going to get into that. That didn’t go into my consideration whatsoever.”

The indictment could mar the legacy of Mr. Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history, as his tenure nears an end.

According to the state comptroller’s website, the governor’s office has paid his lawyer, Mr. Botsford, nearly $80,000 since June. Legal experts said that other state officials who have been accused of crimes relating to their duties have had to pay for their own defense, and this was one of the first times Texas taxpayers were paying the bill.

One Saturday night in April 2013, Ms. Lehmberg was found by sheriff’s deputies with an open bottle of vodka in the front passenger seat of her car in a church parking lot in Austin and was arrested on a drunken-driving charge. She pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 45 days in jail.

She plays a powerful role in Austin in overseeing the Public Integrity Unit. At the time of Mr. Perry’s veto last year, prosecutors in the unit had been investigating a state agency called the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. The agency — one of Mr. Perry’s signature initiatives — came under scrutiny by state lawmakers after accusations of mismanagement and corruption; a former official there was indicted last year for his handling of an $11 million grant.

Mr. Perry’s critics accused him of using Ms. Lehmberg’s arrest to try to dismantle the public corruption squad, to thwart the investigation into the cancer-research agency and to seize an opportunity to take down a prominent Democrat. The public corruption unit has been scaled down, but it continues its work largely using county financing.

“The governor has a legitimate statutory role in the legislative process,” said Craig McDonald, the director and founder of Texans for Public Justice, the group that filed the original complaint. “The governor had no authority over the district attorney’s job.”

But Mr. Perry’s supporters said the accusations amounted to an attempt to criminalize politics. Republican lawmakers had attempted for years to strip the public corruption unit of state financing, accusing it of politically motivated prosecutions.

The last Texas governor to face criminal charges was James E. “Pa” Ferguson, who was indicted in 1917 by a Travis County grand jury on embezzlement and eight other charges. His case also involved a veto that stirred anger: Mr. Ferguson vetoed the entire appropriation to the University of Texas because it had refused to fire certain faculty members. The state Senate voted to impeach him, but he resigned first.

Correction: August 15, 2014
Because of an editing error, an earlier version of this article and an accompanying summary described incorrectly the grand jury that issued the indictment against Gov. Rick Perry of Texas. It is a county, not a state, grand jury.http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/16/us/gov-rick-perry-of-texas-is-indicted-over-veto-of-funds-for-das-office.html?_r=0

 

Teen allegedly poses as doctor at West Palm Beach hospital


Note: I have a funny feeling there’s more to this story than we’re being told, St Mary’s is probably facing some serious liability issues. Especially if he was posing as OB/GYN {face-palm) {giggle}
Posted: Jan 15, 2015 6:52 PM HST
St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WSVN) — The staff of a South Florida hospital is facing some tough questions after, police said, a teen passed himself off as a doctor for an entire month, and no one seemed to notice.

According to officials at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, the young impostor is 17 years old, so his name has not been released. Police said the teen wore a white coat with the hospital’s logo and “anesthesiology” embroidered on the front, as well as a stethoscope around his neck.

On Tuesday, however, detectives said a real doctor busted the alleged charlatan. A police report reads in part: “According to multiple nurses and Dr. Sebastian Kent, the real ‘doctor’ inside the OB-GYN office, [the fake doctor] was inside the examination room with [the patient] when Dr. Kent conducted an exam.” Kent became suspicious and called security, who contacted police.

Hospital officials released a statement reading in part: “The individual never had contact with any hospital patients and did not gain access to any patient care areas of the hospital at any time. The hospital immediately notified local authorities, who took the individual into custody, and we are cooperating with their ongoing investigation.”

However, investigators said the phony doctor did not appear to be hiding, that in fact, people around the hospital thought he was a real doctor. Even hospital security told police the boy was known around the hospital as a real doctor. The police report reads: “Multiple people have seen [the fake doctor] walking around the hospital for approximately one month pretending to be a doctor. Surveillance video inside SMMC shows [the fake doctor] walking around hospital wings, but never entering any rooms or seeing any patients.”

“I think it’s just crazy,” said Stacy Morales, who heard what happened. “I can’t believe he got away with it for a month.”

Police called the juvenile’s mother, who responded to the scene and told officers her son has been in the care of a physician but refuses to take his medication. She told officers he suffers from an undisclosed illness.

The police report concludes that there was no crime committed. Police and the hospital have decided not to charge the teenager.

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Michael Tellinger Hits Out Against Attacks By Alternative Media


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Max Igan – PressTV – Former Guantanamo Guard Reveals Colleagues Murdered 3 Inmates


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