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Predicting protracted hard times 2012-11-01 16:50:53-04 Stephen Lendman, rinf.com | It works the same way every time. Bad policies assure bad results. Prioritizing short-term profits jeopardizes long-term gains. Force-fed austerity when stimulus is needed is madness. So is harming economies, communities, and ordinary people to save banks. Chickens eventually come home to roost. We’ll know when they arrive. Perhaps it’ll be [...] Read more...

TSA screener arrested for raping boy 2012-11-01 16:53:38-04 Paul Joseph Watson, Propaganda Matrix | A TSA agent from Cleveland has been arrested for allegedly raping a young boy, just the latest example of an employee of the federal agency being accused of child molestation while carrying out pat downs of children on the job. Returning from Germany, the TSA screener, who remains unnamed until [...] Read more...

2012-11-01 17:39:03-04 Chris Bovey | NORML UK welcomes the announcement that Dutch cities are to ditch their proposed Wietpas (“WeedPass”) scheme, which would have allowed only Dutch nationals to buy cannabis in the country’s famous coffeeshops. At least one and a half million of the city’s seven million visitors a year go to a coffeeshop. The measure [...] Read more...

ISP Begins Blocking Access to Alternative News Websites 2012-11-01 20:19:33-04 Mick Meaney, rinf.com | At least one ISP in the UK has taken it upon themselves to ban alternative news websites from their mobile network – without a court order. Mobile operator O2 has blocked access to at least two alternative news websites, including RINF and What Really Happened. Outrageously, O2 customers who attempt to [...]


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Court ruling: DNA profiles can be kept indefinitely 2012-11-01 21:56:55-04 The Ohio Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that if the state legally obtains DNA from a suspect, investigators can keep the DNA profile indefinitely, whether or not the suspect is found guilty. The case involved a Cleveland man who was acquitted of a rape but later linked by DNA to a murder. The Supreme Court’s [...] Read more...

The American Government are listening to your phone calls 2012-11-02 09:03:28-04 Sam Clements | Forget the plague of CCTV cameras that pepper London’s streets like creepy, metal rat-bastards, it’s governments monitoring your emails and tapping your phone calls that should have you more concerned. I know that sounds like I’m sat here in my tin foil hat and anti-CCTV pixel hood, constantly peeking over my shoulder while [...] Read more...

Greece Suppresses Free Expression 2012-11-02 09:06:00-04 Stephen Lendman, rinf.com | Ordinary Greeks face deepening Depression conditions. At a time vital help is needed, force-fed austerity is policy. Corrupt governance mandates it. Severe repression targets resisters. Now they’ve got another woe. Press freedom isn’t tolerated. A previous article explained. Whistleblower/journalist Costas Vaxevanis faces charges of violating state privacy laws. He’ll be tried [...] Read more...

Valerie Jarrett: Directing the Obama Administration Toward Globalist Agendas 2012-11-02 09:11:48-04 Susanne Posel, Occupy Corporatism | Last week, President Obama was questioned, among other things, about his involvement with Abound Solar, a bankrupt solar energy corporation owned by Valerie Jarrett who is Obama’s senior adviser and assistant to the executive branch on intergovernmental affairs and public engagement. Kyle Clark, correspondent for the local Denver station KUSA, said that Obama had confirmed that [...] Read more...


Facebook censors Navy SEALs 2012-11-02 09:15:12-04 RT | Social media giant Facebook has removed a message by the Special Operations Speaks PAC (SOS), which shed negative light on US President Obama for denying a request for military support in Benghazi before the deadly attack on the consulate. The message came in the form of a meme, accompanied by an image of [...] Read more...

Romney surrogates manipulating US electoral process 2012-11-02 11:10:03-04 Daya Gamage | Run up to the November 2000 presidential elections in the United States in which Republican George W. Bush and Democrat (vice president) Al Gore were the principal contenders there were widespread reports, facts and startling evidence that Bush’ brother Jebb Bush who was the Republican governor in the State of Florida and [...] Read more...

SWAT Team Sniper Kills 16yr Old Boy 2012-11-02 12:10:12-04 Prisonplanet | A sensitive and peace-loving 16-year-old boy from an affluent Georgia suburb was fatally gunned down by a police sniper in his own house after he threatened to kill himself following a bad day at school. Young Andrew Messina cracked after receiving a bad grade and upon returning home he grabbed his parents .357 [...] Read more...

Profile of a Police State 2012-11-02 12:15:10-04 Stephen Lendman, rinf.com | For years, America has been on a fast track to tyranny. Duopoly power runs things repressively. Government of, by, and for the people never existed and doesn’t now. Homeland repression is policy. Police state laws target resisters. Elections are farcical, rigged, and illegitimate. People have no say. Corporate controlled electronic voting [...] Read more...

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2012-11-02 19:03:08-04 Not another goddamn war. This time its not Iran, its not Syria. Its Mali (according to Western diplomats, a war will occur in a few weeks). We already went to 2011 war in Libya which I called “unlawful and unconstitutional” and said there was an


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UK on standby to send warplanes to Gulf 2012-11-02 20:49:00-04 Britain is considering stationing warplanes in the Persian Gulf as the confrontation with Iran over its nuclear programme continues amid rising tension in the region, The Independent has learnt. The possible deployment of the Eurofighter Typhoons follows talks with the United Arab Emirates to bolster the UK’s presence in the region at a time when Israel is [...] Read more...

Poll: Israeli regime biggest threat to Mideast 2012-11-02 20:51:01-04 Press TV | A considerable percentage of the participants in a recent survey think that the Israeli regime is the biggest threat to the Middle East, a report says. According to a report by Turkey’s Hurriyet daily, the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung conducted the survey between August 3 and August [...] Read more...

Police searches without w w ‘ k S v R ’ 2012-11-03 08:23:53-04 A top QC has described a call by police for the power to search people’s homes without a warrant as “the kind of thing you’d have expected in Soviet Russia”. Stephen Daisley | Brian McConnachie QC made the comments after the Association of Scottish Police Superintendents (Asps) said entry and search powers should be made [...] Read more...

Vote Independent or Stay Home 2012-11-03 08:27:45-04 Stephen Lendman, rinf.com | Voting for Obama or Romney is like choosing between death by hanging or firing squad. Either way you’re dead. The same goes for choosing Republicans or Democrats. Each party replicates the other. On issues mattering most, not a dime’s worth of difference separates them. They’re procorporate, pro-war, pro-Israel, anti-populist, anti-civil and [...] Read more...


Military To Run Elections In New Jersey 2012-11-03 08:31:11-04 Steve Watson, Prisonplanet.com | With close to two million people in New Jersey without power in the aftermath of hurricane Sandy, and an national election due next week, it has been determined that the best way forward is to hand over the reigns to the Department of Defense. Many polling stations will have no power and therefore [...] Read more...

Former top Tory involved in “ y ” 2012-11-03 08:42:11-04 The BBC’s Newsnight claimed last night that a former top Tory from the Thatcher government was a child sex pervert. The programme alleged he was involved in the “systematic abuse” of young boys at North Wales care homes in the 70s and 80s. But the man, said to have links to Downing Street, was not [...] Read more...

Trick or Treat Jobs Report 2012-11-03 19:44:37-04 Stephen Lendman, rinf.com | Friday’s headline number belies dire economic reality. Main Street’s in protracted Depression. Nearly 25 million Americans are jobless. Real unemployment approaches 23%. On November 6, Americans vote. Neither candidate proposed ways to create jobs. Obama’s done more to destroy them than create them. More on that below. Hours worked and income [...] Read more...


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