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  • Gold and Silver End Game Here-John Embry
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Investment strategist John Embry says the market manipulation in physical gold and silver is coming to an end.  How close?  Embry says, “I think we are very close now in the sense that the physical supplies of both gold and silver are being diminished at a fast clip.  I just saw […]Related Posts:Manipulation of Gold and Silv […]
  • Violent War Cycles-Global Economic Decline-Martin Armstrong
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  (Early Sunday Release) Global economic expert Martin Armstrong says two big violent cycles are happening for the first time in 300 years.  Domestic and international unrest is consuming the world.  Armstrong contends, “Both of these cycles are converging at the same time, and this hasn’t happened since the 1700’s.  That was […]
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up 9.12.14
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com America is at war in the Middle East.  President Obama came on national media this week and said ISIS terrorists in eastern Syria and western Iraq “will find no safe haven,” and he wants to “ultimately destroy ISIL.”  Of course, Secretary of State John Kerry said it really was not a […]Related Posts:Weekly News Wrap-Up 8.29.1 […]
  • Manipulation of Gold and Silver Definitely Ends This Year-Harvey Organ
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Harvey Organ has been on a personal mission to expose the “fraudulent manipulation” of the gold and silver markets since the late 1990’s.  Organ, who studies these markets daily, contends, “It’s definitely going to happen this year.”  Why does Organ think this?  Let’s start with the gold market.  Organ says, “You […]Related […]
  • SIPC Insurance Scam from Fraud Street-Professor Laurence Kotlikoff
    BY Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.  (Early Sunday Release) Renowned economics professor Laurence Kotlikoff says SIPC (Securities Investor Protection Corporation) is an insurance scam from Fraud Street. Dr. Kotlikoff contends, “If you look at the history of their response as it’s been discovered, they (SIPC) have been fighting tooth and nail never to pay a dollar. […]
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up 9.5.14
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Once again, the Ukraine crisis is the top story.  There is a cease-fire between the pro-Russian separatists and Ukraine.  I hope this is a legitimate effort and not a tactic to stall for time until NATO can send in more troops.  I hope this is not a way to say well, […]Related Posts:Weekly News Wrap-Up 8.29.14Weekly News Wra […]
  • Financial System Upside Down-Blame Game on Coming Crash-Bill Holter
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Financial analyst and writer Bill Holter thinks the powers that be know how shaky the system is and will play the blame game for the coming crash.  Holter contends, “I believe that they know the financial system is upside down and there is no bringing it back, so they do need […]Related Posts:Another 2008 Around the Corner-Bi […]
  • Economy in Severe Trouble-John Williams
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Economist John Williams says forget all the happy talk about the improving economy.  Williams says “The economy is in severe trouble.”  Williams goes on to say, “When you see a contraction as we had in the first quarter, given all the upside biases that the government puts into the series, you […]Related Posts:U.S. Economy-Pl […]
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up 8.29.14
    Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com It’s official–Russia invades Ukraine.  Now you know why I have led every Wrap-Up with Ukraine.   I have been predicting wider war in Ukraine, and now we have one.  The President said in a press conference that there is not going to be a military response to this escalation, but my sources say […]Related Posts:Weekly News Wrap-Up […]
  • Federal Reserve-A Stunning Failure-James Corbett
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Journalist James Corbett thinks much of the world’s problems can be traced back to the Federal Reserve, and he recently produced a free online documentary to back up his charge. Corbett says, “The central banking issue and who controls the money supply is really at the root of so many of the […]Related Posts:Fed Insolvent, Do […]
  • Legend Warns Of Destructive New Policies For U.S. & Europe
    Today a legendary trader and investor warned King World News that despite the tapering, people should expect increasingly destructive and lunatic policies in Europe and the United States. He also warned that a new QE designed to specifically stimulate the sagging Western economies is on its way. Victor Sperandeo has been in the business 45 years, and has wor […]
  • Celente: Propaganda Aside, It’s Bad Out There & Getting Worse
    On the heels of the announcement from the Fed, today the top trends forecaster in the world warned King World News that despite the propaganda, it’s bad out there and it’s getting worse. Celente also discussed the gold market. Below is what Gerald Celente, founder of Trends Research and the man considered to be the top trends forecaster in the world, had to […]
  • Rick Rule - Massive Fund Flows Pouring Into Gold & Silver
    Today one of the wealthiest people in the financial world told King World News that despite the pullback in gold and silver prices, last week saw extremely large fund flows into virtually everything gold and silver related. Rick Rule, who is business partners with Eric Sprott, also discussed why he is so bullish going forward. […]
  • Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, City Slickers & “Just One Thing”
    With major markets on the move, today KWN is pleased to share a piece which highlights Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, and yes, even the movie City Slickers. Below is the fascinating piece by Jeffrey Saut, Chief Investment Strategist at Raymond James. […]
  • China, Russia, Gold & A New World Order Rising From The East
    Today an acclaimed money manager spoke with King World News about China, Russia, gold, and a New World Order that is rising in the East. Stephen Leeb also spoke about how the Russians and the Chinese are planning to set up this new hub of power in the East. […]
  • No. 659: August CPI, Real Retail Sales and Earnings
    (SGS Subscription required) • With Some Double-Counting, Sharp Declines in Headline Inflation Boosted Monthly Real Retail Sales and Earnings • An Issue with Consistent Measurement of Gasoline Prices? • August Annual Inflation: 1.7% (CPI-U), 1.6% (CPI-W), 9.4% (ShadowStats) • Outlook Weakened for 2015 Social Security COLA […]
  • Tentative Schedule for Commentaries
      Commentary Date Releases Period Release Date   Thursday, September 18, 2014 Housing Starts August-2014 09/18/2014   Thursday, September 25, 2014 Existing Home Sales […]
  • No. 658: Annual Income Survey, August PPI
    (SGS Subscription required) • Still No Relief Pending for the Economy or the Financial System • Changes in 2013 Real Median Household Income and Income Dispersion Were Not Statistically Significant • Stagnant Real Median Income Held at Post-Recession Low, Down 8.0% from Pre-Recession Peak, Lowest Since 1994, Below Levels of Late-1960s and Early-1970s • Incom […]
  • No. 657: August Industrial Production
    (SGS Subscription required) • August Production Decline Was on Top of Downside Revisions to July Activity • Plunge in Auto Manufacturing Highlighted Poor-Quality Seasonal Adjustments and Difficulties in Inventory Accounting […]
  • Commentaries News
    The Next Regular Commentary: is scheduled for Thursday, September 18th, covering August housing starts and the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ initial estimate of the 2014 benchmark revision to the payroll-employment survey.  For further detail on pending economic releases, see the  schedule. (LAST UPDATED September 17th)
  • No. 656: 2013 Consumer Expenditures, August Retail Sales, Gold
    (SGS Subscription required) • U.S. Economy Re-Entered Recession in 2013, Indicated by the BLS's Annual Consumer Expenditure Survey • 2013 Total Money Income Fell Even Before Inflation Adjustment • Physical Gold, a Life Preserver That Could See Action Soon • Day-to-Day Timing of a Great Financial Disaster Is a Tough Call, But the Alarm Bells Are Sounding […]
  • No. 655: August Payroll Employment and Unemployment, Money Supply M3
    (SGS Subscription required) • Payroll Jobs Growth Faltered in Context of Unusual Seasonal Factor Shifts • August Unemployment Rate: 6.1% (U.3), 12.0% (U.6), 23.2% (ShadowStats) • Downward Notch in Unemployment Rate Reflected Further Loss of Labor Force, Not the Unemployed Gaining Employment • U.3 Rate Was Less than 979 Unemployed People Shy of Holding at 6.2 […]
  • No. 654: July Median Household Income, Trade Deficit, Construction Spending
    (SGS Subscription required) • Neither Economic Boom nor Recovery Is Underway; Fundamentals Are Not in Place to Fuel or to Support Such a Circumstance • Latest Median Household Income Reading Confirmed Severely Impaired Consumer and Economy • Trade Deficit Continued to Widen Year-to-Year Despite Prior-Period Revisions and Unusual Seasonal Factors • Net of Inf […]
  • No. 653: First Revision to Second-Quarter 2014 GDP
    (SGS Subscription required) • Economic Bluff and Bluster versus Reality, Politics and Elections • Minimal Upside Revision to Second-Quarter GDP Left Gimmicked Growth Even More Heavily Overstated • Underlying Reality Remains a Severely Impaired Consumer and Economy • Monthly Economic Series to Turn Increasingly Negative […]
  • No. 652: July 2014 Durable Goods Orders, New- and Existing-Home Sales
    (SGS Subscription required) • 22.6% Gain in July Durable Goods Orders Was Just 0.8%, Net of an Irregular 318.0% Surge in Commercial-Aircraft Orders • Booked Years in Advance, Commercial-Aircraft Orders Have Negligible Impact on Near-Term Economic Activity • July Existing-Home Sales in Ninth Month of Annual Decline • July New-Home Sales Held in Pattern of Sta […]

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These are the faces of the men and women who have died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Veterans Today

  • ISIS, Scotland and The Politics of Mimicry
    But the current outburst of tribalism suggests that our society is changing direction. Society may never be the same, and this may be a very positive occurrence.
  • PuppetGate
    - President Reagan & his secret agent Ambassador Lee Wanta masterminded a way to financially take down the economy of the Soviet Union.
  • As the Referendum reaches a crescendo…
    Thanks to Gordon Duff of MacDuff, for Scotland: Vote Yes “Anyway” http://www.veteranstoday.com/2014/09/14/scotland-vote-yes-anyway/ , an entertaining piece mourning his lost heritage in that magical land. Methinks he should have returned to fight the good fight against the spoil-sports of the 'No' campaign.
  • NEO – Putin…Face of the Global Resistance Movement
    - 'One of our first hurdles is to get people to understand that most of us live in "occupied countries", but not the traditional sense.'
  • Sergey Lavrov: World Class Peace Advocate
    He's that and much more. He's a world class diplomat. He shames his Western counterparts.
  • VA Puget Sound to host town hall meetings for veterans
    The Veterans Administration is still reeling from allegations earlier this year that veterans died while waiting to receive care at VA hospitals. This week, local leaders will meet with veterans to see if care here is improving at all.
  • Dancing With The Enemy
    "Shall we dance" ~ nervously spoken from a shy Palestinian boy to an equally nervous young Israeli girl, is breaking down fear based separation walls that have existed in the Middle East for decades.
  • NASA, Bob Lazar’s UFO and the History of Lost Technology
    - In the August 2014 issue of Nexus Magazine there is an article entitled "NASA unable to recreate Apollo Technologies."
  • Einsteins Theory on Magnetic Buoyancy…
    - "Due to national security concerns at the time and the ongoing investigations against prominent Los Alamos physicists for leaking classified data..."
  • Ukraine preparing for new offensive on the East
    - Kiev is resupplying & repositioning troops, just like during the last ceasefire to launch a new offensive as part of their threatening position in the political negotiations.
  • US Officials Demanded a 30 Billion Dollars Bribe
    A day after former Republican Virginia governor, Bob McDonnell and his wife were convicted of 20 counts of bribery and influence peddling, former Republican Tennessee governor Don Sundquist and South Dakota Senator Sheldon Songstad may face, not just the largest bribery charge in world history but indictment for conspiracy to murder as well. What is […]
  • John Kerry’s visit to the Middle East: US moves on Russia from the south
    Secretary of State John Kerry finished his weekend tour of the Middle East, arriving in Paris to participate in an international conference on Iraq’s security. The primary destination of the head of the U.S. Department of State was Saudi Arabia, where he met in Jeddah with representatives of the Arab countries (members of the Gulf […]
  • White House might still be arming ISIL
    A few after US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visited Georgia in early September a foreign observer happened to be passing through Tbilisi International Airport. He told this author, “The first thing I saw when I landed on September 10 was a large US Air Force cargo plane taxiing and another on the tarmac being […]
  • Iraq’s Yazidis Choose Georgia
    The war in Iraq has resonated in the South Caucasus, as shown by the arrival of the first refugees from the region in Georgia. About 30 Yazidis, including women and children, managed to escape to Turkey and cross the border shared by Turkey and Georgia. The people fleeing their homeland were initially helped by Yezidi […]
  • Scottish Independence and the Decline of the West
    Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the G20’s “financial stability board,” cancelled his trip to Austria for the G20 summit. He has been joined by a number of other leading British politicians. Gordon Brown is in Scotland, shaking hands and urging a “no” vote. All three of the UK’s major […]
  • Is the CIA’s ISIS Cult Already Collapsing in Iraq?
    Since the early 1950’s, when the CIA station chief in Munich became aware of the effective use of radical Jihadist Sunni Muslims from the Soviet Union by Gerhard von Mende’s wartime Ostministerium, US intelligence has sought to use the fanaticism of radical Islamists to its advantage. In my latest book I call it, “Amerikas Heiliger […]
  • Iraq Conference in Paris: Pros and Cons for Russia
    An international conference on the security of Iraq was convened on September 15 in Paris and included foreign ministers and senior representatives from 40 countries, primarily NATO members, other western US allies, Arab countries, Russia and China. The meeting aimed to work out a unified stance to destroy the Islamic threat stemming from the Islamic […]
  • The True Results of the Anti-Terrorist Meeting in Jeddah
    On 11 September 2014, on a ‘historic’ thirteenth anniversary of the terror attack proclaimed by suicide bombers aimed at the buildings of the World Trade Centre, an urgent meeting was called in Jeddah calling for the ministers of foreign affairs of six countries – members of the Gulf Co-Operation Council, as well as Egypt, Lebanon, […]
  • NATO in Cardiff: “We Don’t Care for the People”
    When Aldo Moro, the former Italian Prime Minister, was kidnapped and ultimately executed by Red Brigades terrorists he seemed an unlikely target, as he was a Catholic Socialist and had authored the Historic Compromise which had created a government supported by the Italian Communist Party. Any other Christian Democrat politician would have been a much […]
  • The United States and Israel: A Dance of Deception. Part 1
    Recently published reports of the failure of Israel’s much touted Iron Dome missile defense system highlight the peculiarly self-destructive relationship between Israel and the United States. The reports questioning the success rate of the Iron Dome were issued by Robert Lloyd, a weapons scientist with Tesla Laboratories, which is a defense contractor in Vir […]
  • US: Syria used chlorine gas on militants
    The United States has once again accused the Syrian government of using chemical weapons against foreign-sponsored militants.
  • Iraq Kurds angry with Turkey over ISIL
    Senior Iraqi Kurdish officials have expressed dismay over Turkey’s silence on the atrocities committed by the ISIL Takfiri terrorists, Press TV reports.
  • France to launch anti-ISIL raids in Iraq
    French President Francois Hollande has announced plans to conduct airstrikes in Iraq against the ISIL Takfiri militants.
  • French judges acquit 9 MKO members
    French prosecutors have closed an 11-year terrorism case against nine members of the anti-Iran terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO).
  • Army, Houthis reach truce in Yemen
    A truce deal has been inked between Yemen's Houthi fighters and the army in an effort to end two months of deadly clashes in the northeastern province of al-Jouf.
  • Deadly attacks claim 12 lives in Iraq
    A series of attacks have killed at least twelve people in and around the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, unnamed authorities say.
  • Argentina accuses US of meddling
    Argentina's Foreign Ministry has accused the acting US ambassador of meddling in its internal affairs after inappropriate comments made on the South American country’s economy, Press TV reports.
  • ‘EU court rescinds Iran bank sanctions’
    A top European court has struck down restrictions imposed by the European Union against the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) on an alleged charge of circumventing US-led sanctions against the Islamic Republic. […]
  • US fails to portray Putin as 'aggressor'
    The United States and its Western allies have failed to portray Russian President Vladimir Putin as an “aggressor” in the Ukraine-Russia conflict, an analyst says. […]
  • Thank you, Israel: Syria militant leader
    A leader of the foreign-backed Syrian opposition has visited injured militants being treated at a hospital in the Israeli town of Dafed. […]
  • You Know Your Country Is Broke When...
    Submitted by Simon Black via Sovereign Man blog, Imagine coming home from work and finding that a group of men have broken into your house. What do you do? I have a gratified feeling that for an increasing number of our readers, the answer would be to draw their firearm and defend the home. But it’s safe to say most folks would… call the police. This happene […]
  • Larry Ellison Steps Down As CEO Of Oracle
    Unlike Steve Jobs, who almost literally passed away engrossed by his lifetime legacy, his work, that "other" billionaire, Oracle's Larry Ellison, 70 years young, has decided to step aside and focus on the more enjoyable things in life, such as buying Hawaiian islands. In his departure, he will be appointed to the title of Executive Chairman, a […]
  • S&P Hits All-Time Record High As Russell "Death Cross" Looms
    For the first time since July 2011's plunge, and with almost half its components already in bear market, the Russell 2000 looks set to experience a 'death cross' in the next few days (50-day moving average crossing below the 200-day). But don't look at that - the S&P 500 and Dow hit new record highs (despite market internals slumping) […]
  • "Stocks Are More Crash-Prone Than Ever," Fleckenstein Slams "Fed's Idiot Policies"
    Infamous short-seller Bill Fleckenstein left a CNBC anchor questioning her faith in the status quo in this brief interview. As she pestered him with questions about 'missing out on the rally', Fleckenstein snapped back "so what? I don't care, it doesn't matter" asking rhetorically "when the market declines, how fast will it […]
  • Yesterday's Late-Day Buying Panic In Stocks Was The Biggest In 3 Years
    Judging by the most liquid US equity market instrument - e-Mini S&P 500 futures - market participants have not been as exuberant buyers of stocks in three years. With AAII bulls at extremes vs bears, it seems this is anything but the most-hated rally of all time!   In the last 15 minutes yesterday, the liquidity imbalance in the S&P 500 futures was t […]
  • When It Comes To Net Worth, This Is The Main Difference Between China And The US
    Ever wonder why for the US, it is all about reflating the stock market bubble in order to boost the "wealth effect", if only for a small portion of the population? Or, for that matter, why in China where the Shanghai Composite has gone absolutely nowhere since the Lehman crash (and certainly isn't up some 200% unlike the liquidity-supercharged […]
  • White House Explains Where Your $1.3 Billion Went In Ukraine
    Just minutes after Poroshenko's fearmongering speech to US Congress (and in the face of a collapsing Ukraine economy), The White House has released its "fact sheet" to explain exactly how committed (aside from the lethal aid demands - which may or may not be happening as we noted here) to supprting Ukraine the US taxpayer is... On top of guara […]
  • 238 Years Of The (Dis)United Kingdom
    As the World anxiously awaits the results of today's Scottish Referendum for independence from The United Kingdom, we thought a little context on just how many 'nations' have left over the last 238 years...     Source: GlobalPost *  *  * And As The Onion reports, Projecting from the rate of territorial decline over the last two centuries, expe […]
  • Lurking Beneath The Taper: More Trouble In Repo Land
    Submitted by Alhambra's Jeffrey Snider via Contra Corner blog, Since we are now in the middle of the final month of a quarter, checking repo stats shows what we have come to expect of a fragile liquidity system. Once again, repo fails spiked sharply in the latest weekly statistics from FRBNY as primary dealers and the Fed’s own repo “fix” fail to affect […]
  • Household Net Worth Hits Record $81.5 Trillion In Q2 Driven By Stock Market Surge
    When earlier today, the Fed released its latest Z.1 (Flow of Funds report) for the second quarter, there were no surprises: thanks to the relentless liquidity injections by global central banks (charted here) resulting in record stock market levels, total household net worth rose once more, increasing by $1.4 billion in the quarter (up from a downward revise […]
  • Limbaugh: FSU football player will be cheered for ‘guts’ to yell ‘f*ck her in the p*ssy’
    Radio host Rush Limbaugh on Thursday suggested that football fans would reward a Florida State player’s behavior after he was suspended for shouting obscenities about female genitals. Deadspin first reported on Tuesday that Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston had been seen by students... […]
  • Guinea’s national Ebola education team believed to be abducted or dead
    A group of health officials charged with informing the public of how they can protect themselves from the hemorrhagic fever Ebola has disappeared in the Guinean village of Wome. A report from the BBC said that authorities fear the six people may have been abducted or killed. The team of three... […]
  • Pat Robertson loses it after Air Force nixes ‘God’ oath for atheists: ‘How can they fly?’
    TV preacher Pat Robertson lashed out at a “Jewish radical” on Thursday who he said was responsible for God being removed from the Air Force oath. The Air Force announced on Thursday that the words “so help me God” were an optional part of the oath after an atheist airman... […]
  • Cliven Bundy blames state for faulty fence after woman sues him for interstate cow crash
    A Las Vegas woman has sued Cliven Bundy after she crashed into one of his cows on Interstate 15. Danielle Beck was riding in a car that collided with the animal April 14, two days after federal authorities backed down from an armed confrontation with the scofflaw rancher and his supporters in a... […]
  • Diet soda is probably making you fat and giving you diabetes, study says
    A series of experiments conducted by researchers in Israel suggests that artificial sweeteners are a causative factor in metabolic disorders like glucose intolerance, a forerunner to diabetes. According to New Scientist, chemical sweeteners have caused glucose intolerance in mice because they alter... […]
  • Michigan school catches 5th grader with loaded gun and list of names
    Authorities in Michigan said this week that a student who brought a gun to school also had a list of names of students who he wanted to harm. A student informed a teacher at Kingsley Middle School Student that the student had brought the gun to school on Monday, The Traverse City Record-Eagle... […]
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin campaigns for New Mexico Democrat
    George Martin, the mind behind HBO’s massively popular television series Game of Thrones, is throwing his weight behind New Mexico incumbent Senator Tom Udall (D) in an effort to help Democrats retain control of the Senate, Winter Is Coming reports. According to Sen. Udall’s press... […]
  • Texas court throws out ‘paternalistic’ ban on ‘upskirt’ photos
    A Texas court threw out a law banning “upskirt” photos, finding the statute a “paternalistic” violation of free speech guarantees. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled 8-1 that photos are “inherently expressive” – just like paintings, films, and books – and are protected by the First... […]
  • Political opponents smell worse than people you agree with: study
    A new study published in the American Journal of Political Science has determined that individuals believe that people who agree with them politically smell better than their ideological opponents. Researchers from Brown, Harvard, and Pennsylvania State University hypothesized that because scent... […]
  • Ex-coach: ‘Tragic’ to ban Peterson because child beating ‘gets away from you’
    Steve Eudey, a former coach and close friend of Adrian Peterson, told CNN on Thursday that the NFL player was not a child abuser, but “occasionally discipline gets away from you.” “I’m not very happy… I think he’s getting a little injustice here,” Eudey... […]
  • Yoga helps war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder
    It’s no secret that yoga can aid mental well-being. What is more, it can help soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to new research. Some of the most damaging consequences of seeing combat can happen in the mind. Of the 2.3m American veterans who returned from wars in... […]
  • Right wing vultures start to circle #GamerGate
    Not that there was any doubt, but the entrance of right wing ideologues into the faux controversy “#GamerGate” makes it almost comically clear how this is not, was not, and never will be about “ethics in journalism”, but about harnessing the inchoate anger of a bunch of... […]
  • ACLU condemns Washington town’s anti-homeless ban on ‘bad body odor’
    A town in Washington state has been accused of discriminating against homeless people with its ban on “bad body odor.” KIRO reported that the city of Burien passed the so-called “trespassing ordinance” last month. The new rules prohibit obscene language, not enough clothing covering... […]
  • Kentucky longshot Senate candidate’s ‘With Jews We Lose’ slogan not going over well
    A white supremacist is running a write-in campaign for U.S. Senate in Kentucky to promote his anti-Semitic slogan: “With Jews we lose.” Robert Ransdell’s name won’t appear on ballots, but county clerks must count write-in votes for the Cincinnati-area coordinator of National Alliance who is also... […]
  • US wasted $6.5 million on Afghan broadcast towers: investigation
    Six communications towers built in Afghanistan were never used and were a waste of more than $6.5 million in U.S. taxpayer funds, an inquiry into U.S. State Department spending on Afghan reconstruction said on Thursday. The inquiry by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction... […]
  • Detroit policeman faces retrial in shooting death of 7-year-old girl
    A Detroit police officer charged in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl during a raid is being retried following a mistrial last year, with opening statements expected on Thursday in a case that has sparked concerns over police use of force. A jury failed to reach a verdict last year for... […]
  • Australia raid prevents Islamic State from carrying out random beheading
    Australia’s largest ever counter-terrorism raids on Thursday detained 15 people and foiled an alleged plot by Islamic State jihadists to conduct “demonstration killings”, including beheading a random member of the public. A major pre-dawn operation was carried out across Sydney... […]
  • Salt is not the enemy. Guess what ruins your health instead?
    Just the other day I purchased a bag of roasted peanuts, sensing my mouth water in ancipation of the salty goodness. Wrong! I had accidentally bought the unsalted version. Folks, there are few things less tasty than an unsalted peanut, unless it’s unsalted grits (yep, I’m southern). The... […]
  • Doctor admits he intentionally misdiagnosed cancer, ordered unneeded chemo
    A Michigan doctor faces life in prison after he admitted to intentionally misdiagnosing patients with cancer and recommending unnecessary chemotherapy to dying patients. Dr. Farid Fata pleaded guilty Tuesday to 13 counts of health care fraud, two counts of money laundering and one count of... […]
  • How one Twitter user tracked down Philly hate crime suspects using social media
    Last week, a gay couple was walking in the Center City district of Philadelphia when they were approached by a group of about a dozen men and women—all white, well-dressed, and in their early 20s. “What is this your fucking boyfriend?” said a man in the group. “Yes this is my fucking boyfriend,”... […]

The Edge – November 23 2011

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