Bernanke Leaves Door Open for Cyprus-Style Confiscation of Savings

Luis Miranda | Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke refused to say that the United States will not use Cypriot techniques of taxing the people by confiscating a percentage of their savings accounts to fund government operations.

City of Houston to Vote On “Base Camps” Exclusively for City Employees

Derrick Broze | This base camp is being planned as an emergency center that will house Police, Fire, and Emergency workers along with other City Departments.

The Obama Exodus to the Promise Land

Sartre | Barak Obama’s journey to the Holy Land hardly resembles the trek of Moses through the wilderness.

World’s First Bitcoin ATM Is Announced – First Location: Cyprus

Jeff Berwick | Upon examination of the marketplace and many discussions with Justin O’Connell , as well as another key strategic partner of ours, I have decided to move forward with that I believe could be the next multi-billion dollar business venture: Bitcoin ATM.

Bastiat on the Socialization of Wealth

Sheldon Richman | Here’s what Bastiat has in mind. In a competitive marketplace with advancing technology, as the effort required to produce and, hence, acquire things diminishes, the price of gaining utility falls.

51 Symptoms of Spiritual Awakening – How Many Do You Have?

Waking Times | Keep in mind that it is best to recall what only what comes to mind, leave the rest alone, don’t analyze everything to death (because you will be stuck in the tape loop of infinite issues to process), and feel your feelings as they come up.

Freemasons, Chase Manhattan & the Arming of Saddam Hussein

Dean Henderson | Chase Manhattan Bank’s board of directors had a huge presence on Banca Nacionale de Lavoro’s (BNL’s) Consulting Board for International Policy. In fact the two boards mirrored one another.

Why Is The World Economy Doomed? The Global Financial Pyramid Scheme By The Numbers

Michael Snyder | Why is the global economy in so much trouble? How can so many people be so absolutely certain that the world financial system is going to crash?

Internet Tax Proposal up for a Vote in Senate This Week

Declan McCullagh | Internet tax supporters are hoping that a vote in the U.S. Senate as early as today will finally give them enough political leverage to require Americans to pay sales taxes when shopping online.

South Dakota Parents and Tribes File Lawsuit Over Unlawful Separation of Children From Families

ACLU | In South Dakota, Indian children are regularly removed from their homes without parents being permitted to see documents filed against them, present witnesses to support their case, or even get a hearing that lasts much more than a minute.

Judge Orders Mediation in Operation Fast and Furious Case

Derrick Broze | In early 2011 a federal program involving "gun walking" became public.

Citizens’ Campaign to Arrest Blair Continues

Aljazeera | Citizens band together to arrest former British prime minister over involvement in Iraq's invasion a decade ago.

US General Downplays Scope and Significance of Guantánamo Hunger Strike

Lauren McCauley | The general overseeing the Guantánamo military prison is reportedly downplaying the scope and significance of an ongoing hunger strike undertaken by detainees at the infamous detention center in an effort to highlight the "desperation and hopelessness of indefinite detention"..."

Richard Branson Asks Obama For Marijuana At White House Dinner

HBTV | On Wednesday, at a White House state dinner in honor of British Prime Minister David Cameron, Richard Branson, billionaire businessman and Virgin Group founder, asked President Obama for a marijuana cigarette.

31% of Americans Have Abandoned News Outlets Due to Perceived Decline in Quality

All Gov | News organizations have lost a significant share of their audience due to budget cuts that have impacted the quality and quantity of reporting.

Russian Leader Warns, “Get All Money Out Of Western Banks Now!”

Sorcha Faal | A Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) “urgent bulletin” being sent to Embassies around the world today is advising both Russian citizens and companies to begin divesting their assets from Western banking and financial institutions “immediately” as Kremlin fears grow that both the European Union and United States are preparing for the largest theft of private wealth in modern history.

Guantanamo Prisoners on Hunger Strike are Force Fed by Guards

JG Vibes | As of now over a dozen prisoners are still on hunger strike and being force fed by guards.

Ex-cop to Serve 45 Years for Child Molestation

JG Vibes | This week former San Antonio police officer James chin was charged with multiple cases of aggravated sexual assault of a child. The charges stem from a prolonged period of sexual abuse that lasted over 5 years, with the victims being just 6 and 8 year old girls at the time when it began

Obama’s Limo Breaks Down with ‘Wrong Fuel’ on Visit to Israel

RT | One of the armored limousines in Barack Obama’s fleet has broken down after it was reportedly filled with diesel instead of petrol.

Euro Banking System On The Verge Of Collapse

Jeff Berwick | What can we take away from the events of the last month? It’s the same conclusions we have been promoting for nearly three years. To start, get your assets outside of the Western financial system.

Iran Sentences 4 Bankers to Death in the Nation’s Biggest Fraud Case

Clark Kent | Judiciary spokesman Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejei told reporters that four people had been officially sentenced to death on charges of corruption and “disrupting the country’s economic system.”

Smiling Pope Warmly Greets Bloodthirsty Despot Mugabe at the Vatican

Andrew W. Griffin | In 2010, Videla claimed he kept the Catholic hierarchy informed about his regime’s policy of ‘disappearing’ political opponents and that Catholic leaders offered advice on how to “manage” that policy of disappearance.

The Bush Mob & the Arming of Saddam Hussein

Dean Henderson | In 1984 Vice-President George Bush pressured Export-Import Bank (EIB) President William Draper into providing Saddam’s government with $1 billion in US taxpayer-backed loans for a pipeline project in Iraq.

New Zealand Government Now Planning a Cyprus-Style Confiscation to Fund Bank Bail Out

JG Vibes | The National Government are pushing a Cyprus-style solution to bank failure in New Zealand which will see small depositors lose some of their savings to fund big bank bailouts, the Green Party said today.

WSJ Claims That Wikileaks Is Not Journalism But Espionage By Taking A Bunch Of...

Tech Dirt | The Wall Street Journal's former publisher, Gordon Crovitz, has apparently decided to follow the lead of the NY Times' former managing editor Bill Keller in misrepresenting things having to do with Bradley Manning and Julian Assange to new and impressive heights.

Is Bitcoin the New Safe-Haven Currency? Bitcoins Surge After Cyprus Bank Raid

Activist Post | Is Bitcoin now a safe haven currency? It wasn't long ago when it was considered merely an interesting crypto-currency to buy illegal drugs on Silk Road. Now, citizens all over Europe appear to be flocking to Bitcoin as the European finance vultures circle above.

Sovereignty and the New World Order

R.J. Jacob | Very little opportunity existed for most people and someone who was born into a particular caste typically remained there for life.

Eddie Huang Exposes TED Conference on Joe Rogan Podcast

JG Vibes | In looking deeper into what is going on at TED i saw that recently Eddie Huang, a restaurant owner and entrepreneur, talked about his negative encounters with TED when he recently appeared on the Joe Rogan Podcast.

Texas Crime Lab Caught Falsifying Drug Tests

JG Vibes | With so many of these cases popping up over the years it seems that this is a systematic problem that reaches far beyond "a few bad apples".

The Great Cyprus Bank Robbery Shows That No Bank Account, No Retirement Fund And...

Michael Snyder | The global elite have now proven that when the chips are down they are going to go after any big pile of money that they think they can get their hands on.