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Why Trump Can Lie 76 Percent of the Time and No One Seems to Care

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Government, Politics with 65 Comments
Why Trump Can Lie 76 Percent of the Time and No One Seems to Care

As far as our political discourse goes, truth, logic, reason and consistency don’t seem to count for very much. The question is why. One simple explanation is that Trump has changed the rules…

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Ex-CIA Spy Admits Tip Led to Nelson Mandela’s Long Imprisonment

Ex-CIA Spy Admits Tip Led to Nelson Mandela’s Long Imprisonment

A tip from a CIA spy to authorities in apartheid-era South Africa led to Nelson Mandela’s arrest, beginning the leader’s 27 years behind bars, a report said on Sunday.
Donald Rickard, a former US vice-consul in Durban and CIA operative, told British film director John Irvin that he had been involved in Mandela’s arrest in 1962, which was seen as necessary because the Americans believed he was “completely under the control of the Soviet Union”, according to a report in the Sunday Times newspaper. “He could have incited a war in South Africa, the United States would have to get involved, grudgingly, and things could have gone to hell,” Rickard said. “We were teetering on the brink here and it had to be stopped, which meant Mandela had to be stopped. And I put a stop to it.”

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Welcome to 1984 in 2016

Posted by on May 15, 2016 in Government, Politics, Uncategorized with 3 Comments
Welcome to 1984 in 2016

The article examines the current state of politics in the USA in light of the George Orwell dystopian novel, 1984. An interview with Ralph Nader provides the p focus for the analysis and probable or possible outcomes. Nader speaks to Clinton’s secret speeches on Wall Street, and the contract that protects them from disclosure. Civil unrest is probable. A groundswell of mass mobilization is essential.

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Trump Lies 76% of the Time, and No One Cares – Why?

Posted by on May 15, 2016 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 13 Comments
Trump Lies 76% of the Time, and No One Cares – Why?

Social scientists observed that truth matters less to people than reinforcement. We reformulate misstatements into truth so they conform to our biases. We do not change our beliefs even in the face of opposing facts (Normalcy bias).

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Hacker Arrested and Jailed After Exposing Flaws in Election Website

Posted by on May 13, 2016 in Corruption, Government with 16 Comments
Hacker Arrested and Jailed After Exposing Flaws in Election Website

Hacker David Michael Levin, owner of Vanguard Cybersecurity, was arrested after the Florida Department of Law Enforcement after his apparently misguided attempt to help prevent election fraud by pointing out online vulnerabilities.

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Dept. of Justice Investigating Hillary Email Scandal Gave $75K to Her Campaign

Posted by on May 12, 2016 in Agencies & Systems, Corruption, Government with 38 Comments
Dept. of Justice Investigating Hillary Email Scandal Gave $75K to Her Campaign

Considering Clinton is the subject of a sweeping investigation by the FBI — for which the DoJ will determine whether or not charges will be levied — such donations seem at least somewhat dissonant.

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CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE – Political Intuition and the Current State of Reality

CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE – Political Intuition and the Current State of Reality

Are you wondering what on earth is happening during this time in history? Evidence of upheaval is apparent now more than ever, especially politically. Intuition expert Penney Peirce weighs in on what’s going on.

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Obama Administration Fears Artificial Intelligence and the Reason Is Morbidly Ironic

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Government, Policies with 3 Comments
Obama Administration Fears Artificial Intelligence and the Reason Is Morbidly Ironic

Obama has concerns over algorithmic artificial intelligence operating without human oversight. The report, “Big Data: A Report on Algorithmic Systems, Opportunity, and Civil Rights,” catalogs the growing sphere of influence represented by Big Data in society, including employment, higher education, and criminal justice. The principle behind the recent Big Data paper is protecting citizens from out of control technology.

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Sanders Wins West Virginia Primary (And No, It’s Not Inconsequential)

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Politics with 16 Comments
Sanders Wins West Virginia Primary (And No, It’s Not Inconsequential)

Bolstering his argument that voters in every state deserve a chance to have their preference registered, Bernie Sanders proved too much for rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in West Virginia, a state she carried handily in 2008 when running against Barack Obama.

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13 Things the Government Is Trying to Keep Secret From You

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Corruption, Government, Policies with 0 Comments
13 Things the Government Is Trying to Keep Secret From You

Additionally, some agencies are not being factually accurate in what they are telling the public regarding surveillance data being collected.

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Broken Promises: 99% of Hillary Victory Funds Never Benefited State Parties

Broken Promises: 99% of Hillary Victory Funds Never Benefited State Parties

According to Politico, of the $60 million raised by and for the Hillary Victory Fund, a PAC jointly controlled by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the DNC, less than 1% of the money raised ended up benefiting state Democratic parties. Why does this matter? Because Clinton has been touting from day one, it seems, that she’s been raising money for the party as well as for herself, and the media, even after stories like this, by actor and activist Margot Kidder, started coming out, has been taking her at her word, allowing the assertion to go unchallenged, even when the facts were at hand. I’ve been calling the Hillary Victory fund a “kickback scheme.” Others have called it money-laundering. Full explanation of how the transfers work is here.

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Your Tax Dollars Are Being Used to Promote Dangerous Biotech Propaganda

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in Agencies & Systems, Government with 0 Comments
Your Tax Dollars Are Being Used to Promote Dangerous Biotech Propaganda

Our tax dollars should be used for the interests of the people, not the big corporations. This article by Dr. Mercola shows the way biotech propaganda is sneaking it’s way into our bills and laws.

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Why You Must Stop Giving the Government the Power to Play God

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Corruption, Government with 17 Comments
Why You Must Stop Giving the Government the Power to Play God

Government must not be allowed to extinguish our God-given rights. To do so would be to anoint the government with god-like powers and elevate it above the citizenry.

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Why Vote When Our Votes Don’t Really Count?

Posted by on May 4, 2016 in Government, Politics with 20 Comments
Why Vote When Our Votes Don’t Really Count?

What’s the use of holding caucuses, primaries, or even general elections, if selection process is rigged?

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Obama Jokes About the “End of the Republic” and Holding the Powerful Accountable is Fantasy

Posted by on May 4, 2016 in Government, Politics with 24 Comments
Obama Jokes About the “End of the Republic” and Holding the Powerful Accountable is Fantasy

Obama was unusually candid about the country’s state of affairs — even if he articulated them in a comedic, albeit smug, way. “You all look great. The end of the republic has never looked better,” he said to laughs and applause.

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