Thursday, December 19, 2013

Some Might Call It Treason By Philip Giraldi

"There is a major flaw in the United States Constitution. The Founders understood that partisan politics would inevitably result in bickering along party lines that would lead to charges that political opponents were betraying the country so they deliberately made it very difficult to charge others with "treason." Which is not to say that they did not regard treason as the most heinous of crimes. The fact that it is defined in the Constitution, one of only two crimes to be specified in the document, is telling, but they just wanted to make sure that when the charge was made it was made in all seriously, not to obtain frivolous political advantage."

If You Believe the Government, ‘You’re Stupid’ | Consortiumnews

If You Believe the Government, ‘You’re Stupid’ | Consortiumnews: "Americans are taught the myth that their democracy is safeguarded by an independent press. But the government and other powerful entities have long mastered the art of manipulating the major media, even to the point of bluntly telling reporters the facts of life, as Jon Schwarz recalls"

Article: Washington Drives the World Toward War | OpEdNews

Article: Washington Drives the World Toward War | OpEdNews: A person might wonder what is exceptional and indispensable about a government that is a reincarnation of Nazi Germany in every respect. People propagandized into the belief that they are the world's special people inevitably lose their humanity. Thus, as the US military video released by Bradley Manning reveals, US troops get their jollies by mowing down innocent people as they walk along a city street.

Article: The Play's the Thing | OpEdNews

Article: The Play's the Thing | OpEdNews: "I began teaching a class of 28 prisoners at a maximum-security prison in New Jersey during the first week of September. My last class meeting was Friday. The course revolved around plays by August Wilson, James Baldwin, John Herbert, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Miguel Pinero, Amiri Baraka and other playwrights who examine and give expression to the realities of America's black underclass as well as the prison culture. We also read Michelle Alexander's important book "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness." Each week the students were required to write dramatic scenes based on their experiences in and out of prison."

New Study: 97% of All Chicken Breasts Contain Harmful Bacteria | Alternet

New Study: 97% of All Chicken Breasts Contain Harmful Bacteria | Alternet: A new Consumer Reports study finds a disturbingly high statistic: 97% of the chicken breasts CR tested were found to harbor bacteria that could make you sick. That's just three percent shy of all the chicken.

Article: Washington Has Discredited America | OpEdNews

Article: "Washington Has Discredited America | OpEdNews: "Years ago when I described the George W. Bush regime as a police state, right-wing eyebrows were raised. When I described the Obama regime as an even worse police state, liberals rolled their eyes. Alas! Now I am no longer controversial. Everybody says it."

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

An Act of War: CIA Leak Gives "Incontrovertible Evidence" That 9/11 Was State Sponsored

An Act of War: CIA Leak Gives "Incontrovertible Evidence" That 9/11 Was State Sponsored: "If you have ever questioned the official narrative for the September 11th attacks then you have, without a doubt, been dubbed a conspiracy nut by the establishment media and those who hang on their every word."

An NSA Coworker Remembers The Real Edward Snowden: 'A Genius Among Geniuses' - Forbes

An NSA Coworker Remembers The Real Edward Snowden: 'A Genius Among Geniuses' - Forbes: "His coworkers assumed it was meant ironically. And a geek as gifted as Snowden could get away with a few irregularities."

CNN tweet misinterprets Snowden’s open letter to Brazil - News - World - The Voice of Russia: News, Breaking news, Politics, Economics, Business, Russia, International current events, Expert opinion, podcasts, Video

CNN tweet misinterprets Snowden’s open letter to Brazil - News - World - The Voice of Russia: News, Breaking news, Politics, Economics, Business, Russia, International current events, Expert opinion, podcasts, Video: Edward Snowden has written an open letter to the people of Brazil, offering his help in investigating US spying on them in exchange for asylum. Bizarrely, CNN reports this as an "offer to spy" for Brazil.