Thank goodness somebody else keeps up with this stuff because I sure don’t.
45 years ago today, an enormously popular band played their last show together on the Apple Corps rooftop at 3 Savile Row, London, UK.
Who was that?
The Hill is reporting Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid “is not inclined to put trade promotion authority on the floor” for a vote. Reid has made it clear to both outgoing Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus & incoming chairman Ron Wyden that he is “opposed to the trade promotion bill.”
Abby Martin of RT caught up with International Brotherhood of Teamsters legislative aide, Mike Dolan, to discuss his union’s efforts to thwart the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) from ever seeing the light of day.
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, dear Kings of Hollywood, but you have been conned.
Let me introduce myself. My name is Christina McDowell, formerly Christina Prousalis. I am the daughter of Tom Prousalis, a man the Washington Post described as “just some guy on trial for penny-stock fraud.” (I had to change my name after my father stole my identity and then threatened to steal it again, but I’ll get to that part later.)
December 20, 2013
by Wayne Madsen
Wayne Madsen Report
Virtually gone unnoticed in the millions of pages of declassified CIA files is an August 1985 report prepared by the agency’s Directorate of Intelligence on the survivability of 38 Third World leaders.
(Correction: Edits have been made to this article. The relationship between Madsen and one of his sources, a former linguist who once worked for the NSA, was stated incorrectly. Neither Madsen nor the source knew of one another while employed by the NSA respectively. We sincerely apologize for this mischaracterization of said relationship.)
December 12, 2013
by Helen Tansey
The T-Room dot us
Investigative journalist Wayne Madsen is reporting on two different ‘kidnapping’ operations targeting Edward Snowden. The first operation is being led by Britain’s MI-6 out of there embassy in Moscow and the second by the US in partnership with Germany’s Federal Intelligence Service. [Read more…]
Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh joins us to discuss his new article casting doubt on the veracity of the Obama administration’s claims that only the Assad regime could have carried out the chemical attacks in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta earlier this year. [Read more…]
December 5, 2013
by Wayne Madsen
Wayne Madsen Report
The National Security Agency was fully aware that Syria did not mix, remove, and use on the battlefield chemical weapons that Syrian President Bashar al Assad now stands accused by the United Nations Human Rights Commission of using against Syrian rebels trying to oust him from power. [Read more…]
The logo to the left is the new US spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office. Compare it to the anti-communist propaganda from back in the day –
Now checkout the queer similarity to the Nazi anti-semitic propaganda logo – [Read more…]
This is one of those stories that fell into the dark abyss following the events of 9/11 and two wars. [Read more…]
Hands down this is the most creative and yes, longest, advertisement I’ve ever sat through. The visuals are spectacular. The music is awesome and the stories are fun and thoughtful. Click ‘Full Story’ to watch this mini documentary on old, worn out clothes. Yep, clothes. You’ll never look at those old holey t-shirts in the same way again. I promise. [Read more…]
Dr. Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council, provides a great deal of information, insight and analysis in the interview below about the pros and cons of the Iran nuclear deal reached in Geneva between the P5+1 nations and Iran. He also highlights the plethora of challenges all parties may/may not face as the next round of negotiations get underway – [Read more…]
Ha! Just watch this short montage of local and national news anchor clips repeating verbatim the same lines –
While hundreds of thousands of American’s nationwide are supporting NSA whistleblower Ed Snowden as Time Magazines ‘Person of the Year,’ the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund has just launched their ad campaign ‘Courage is Contagious’ with banners on DC buses saying ‘Thank You Ed Snowden.’
And the Partnership’s campaign is growing –
Because of the crowd-funding support this project is receiving, it is starting to take off! We are happy to announce it is now being expanded. We have taken out ads on five additional buses, which will hit the streets of D.C. soon. [Read more…]
Talk about gauche! Could you imagine this big hulking suitcase on the mall in DC?
Louis Vuitton event organizers should stick to what they do best, fashion design. They obviously lack any sense of how the people will react to their brand being an eyesore in the People’s Square.
Red Square as a matter of fact because the display just got booted! [Read more…]
Corbett Report does it again – “Everything you wanted to know about the JFK assassination in under 5 minutes. The Warren Commission: connecting the dots so you don’t have to!” Similar to his succinct report on [Read more…]
“Democrats, protective of the Obama administration, are less critical of the NSA; 37 percent say it “goes too far,” for example vs. 47 percent of Republicans and 51 percent of independents.”
Checkout this latest poll conducted by Langer Research Associates for ABC News/Washington Post (see below).
First, what in the world has happened to Democratic voters? Why would they ever agree to the government’s dragnet of the entirety of their private dealings such as phone calls, emails, text messaging, IM chat logs, Skype calls, LinkedIn associations, web browsing, FB tracking and so much more? Have they always been this ignorant?
Second, thank goodness younger Americans get it. [Read more…]
The Corbett Report has produced an informative mini documentary on the infamous Lee Harvey Oswald, the lone gun man who we are told shot President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago this Friday, November 20. Corbett takes on the assassin profile ‘myth’ purposely constructed by [Read more…]
With Geneva II P5+1 talks getting underway, Iran’s chief negotiator, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, sends his nations ‘hopeful’ message via a YouTube video to the world. It’s a bit Zarif is using a YT vid to get his nation’s message out to the masses, because Iran filters YT vids. Then again, so does the US. Just try watching news reports from Al Jazeera some time –
This well spoken young man nails it! No words needed…and make sure you click on ‘Full Story’ to read how Ed Secretary, Arne Duncan, walks back “white suburban moms” learn “their kids aren’t brilliant” quote on his reasoning why there is push back on yet again, another rote educational model –