Jun. 5, 2015
Hillary Clinton wants all Americans to be automatically registered to vote upon turning 18 unless they take active steps not to register, the Democratic presidential candidate says in speech in Houston.
The disclosure by U.S. officials that Chinese hackers stole records of as many as 4 million government workers is now being linked to the thefts of personal information from health-care companies.
The unemployment rate crept up to 5.5 percent as more people entered the labor force, while hourly earnings rose from a year ago by the most since August 2013.
Canada added six times as many jobs in May as economists predicted on gains in private-sector, manufacturing and health-care work.
As capital flees from Greece at a record pace, it’s worth remembering that the best minds have already jumped ship. Human capital flight is what economists call this migration of talent to greener pastures. Greece is hemorrhaging its creme de la creme.
U.S. banks are poised to score a victory in their fight to keep regulators from pinching the billions of dollars in fees they charge consumers who overdraw their accounts.
There’s a new whale in the corporate-bond market. Apple Inc., Oracle Corp. and the other tech giants hoarding half a trillion dollars in cash have joined the ranks of the biggest buyers of the debt, often snapping up as much as half of some bond issues.
Deutsche Bank AG is conducting an internal probe into possible money laundering by Russian clients that may involve about $6 billion of transactions over more than four years.
Treasury prices are falling enough to spook even market veteran Bill Gross. The turmoil has sent U.S. government securities maturing in 10 years and longer down 7.4 percent since the end of March, heading for the biggest quarterly loss since 2010. The decline is part of a global selloff, led by German bunds and fueled by what traders say is a lack of liquidity.
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Apparently, looks can kill. In a very real story that we assure you did not originate from The Onion, a terrorist from ISIS recently took a selfie of himself and posted it online. Shortly thereafter, U.S. Intelligence, which heavily monitors social media accounts from ISIS members and supporters, managed to pinpoint an ISIS headquarters building in Syria by using the selfie photo as a reference point; about 22 hours later through that very building, three [Joint Direct Attack Munitions] take that entire building out.”
A Detroit mother accused of killing two of her children and storing their bodies in a freezer yelled during separate court outbursts Thursday that she killed them.
With record student loan debt and an entry into the workforce characterized by vast un- and under-employment courtesy of the Great Recession, millennials have less spending power than previous generations. As such, they tend to be frugal shoppers. But what retailers seem to be forgetting is that frugality isn’t just about the bottom line, it’s about maximizing total value.
A Staten Island plumber who won a $136 million Powerball jackpot said Thursday he wants to keep working – but also plans to “relax a little more.”
Flooding in Ghana’s capital swept stored fuel into a nearby fire, setting off a huge explosion at a gas station that killed 150 people and set alight neighboring buildings on June 3.
California, like many states, long required all water used in homes to be piped out with the sewage, fearing health risks if water recycling is done clumsily. Since 2010, however, the increasingly dry state has come around, and now even encourages the reuse of so-called gray water, which typically includes the gently-used runoff from bathroom sinks, showers, bathtubs and washing machines.
In Denganmal, a village in Maharashtra state, some men take a second or third wife just to make sure their households have enough drinking water. Becoming what are known as “water wives” allows the women, often widows or single mothers, to regain respect in conservative rural India by carrying water from the well quite some distance from the remote village.
When DNA evidence freed two brothers wrongfully imprisoned for an 11-year-old girl’s killing, each was given $45 by prison officials. Nine months later, pardons issued Thursday by North Carolina’s governor have cleared the way for Henry McCollum and Leon Brown to receive $750,000 each from the state for spending three decades in prison.
Eight of the 10 men reportedly jailed for the attempted assassination of Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai were acquitted, it has emerged.
A US government panel has urged regulators to approve a drug to treat low sexual desire in women, nicknamed the “female Viagra”.
The European Court of Human Rights has upheld the decision of a court in France to allow a paralyzed man to be taken off life support.
India’s food safety regulator said tests have found Nestle India’s Maggi instant noodle products are “unsafe and hazardous”.
The Air Force has relaxed rules a bit for transgenders, putting out a new policy that makes it a bit more difficult to automatically discharge them for medical reasons.
He endured being called a girl, playing sports with waist-length hair and attracting disapproving looks from adults – all for a child in need he’s never met. Eight-year-old Christian McPhilamy grew out his blond hair for more than two years so he could donate it to kids who have lost their locks. The mission ended with success last week after an epic haircut.
More than 3,700 “Threat Level 1″ criminals, who Homeland Security deemed the top priority for deportation, were still released out into the community even as they waited for their immigration cases to be heard.
Amazon, Google race to get your DNA into the cloud
Amazon.com Inc is in a race against Google Inc to store data on human DNA, seeking both bragging rights in helping scientists make new medical discoveries and market share in a business that may be worth $1 billion a year by 2018. Academic institutions and healthcare companies are picking sides between their cloud computing offerings – Google Genomics or Amazon Web Services…
British tourists stranded on mountain in Borneo after serious earthquake
British tourists were among more than 130 climbers left stranded on a Borneo mountain after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Malaysia’s Mount Kinabalu on Friday Eleven climbers were injured on the popular peak after a series of rockfalls, a Malaysian official said.
Leaked TISA Documents Reveal Privacy Threat
Under the draft provisions of the latest trade deal to be leaked by Wikileaks, countries could be barred from trying to control where their citizens’ personal data is held or whether it’s accessible from outside the country. Wikileaks has released 17 documents relating to the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA), currently under negotiation between the US, the European Union and 23 other nations.
Selfie With Parents’ Sex Toys? Alameda Teacher Accused Of Assigning Bizarre Extra Credit For Sophomores
Parents of students at Encinal High School in Alameda want a teacher fired after they say he sent them home with an extra credit assignment of finding sex toys and condoms in their parents’ private drawers, and taking a selfie with what they find. Mothers Kimberly Cobene and Evangeline Garcia heard about the sex toy selfie last month from a counselor at an afterschool program their sophomore daughters attend.
Hunting for Hackers, N.S.A. Secretly Expands Internet Spying at U.S. Border
Without public notice or debate, the Obama administration has expanded the National Security Agency‘s warrantless surveillance of Americans’ international Internet traffic to search for evidence of malicious computer hacking, according to classified N.S.A. documents. In mid-2012, Justice Department lawyers wrote two secret memos permitting the spy agency to begin hunting on Internet cables, without a warrant and on American soil…
Obama admits that climate change will be in Obamatrade
…Democratic senator Ron Wyden of Oregon ridiculed those who thought climate change regulation would be part of Obamatrade: …But in an interview on NPR’s Marketplace yesterday (June 3), President Obama said that enforcing climate change regulations will indeed be part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Obamatrade pact that he is currently negotiating with Malaysia and 10 other countries.
Right to die: Court backs France in Vincent Lambert case
The European Court of Human Rights has upheld the decision of a court in France to allow a paralysed man to be taken off life support. Vincent Lambert, 39, has been in a coma for seven years after a motorcycle accident left him tetraplegic. His family have been split over whether he should be kept alive.
Australia mass surveillance ‘among most aggressive’
Australia conducts one of the world’s most aggressive mass surveillance programmes, US journalist Glenn Greenwald has said. Mr Greenwald was one of the reporters who broke the 2013 story on internet surveillance by the UK and US. He told broadcaster ABC that Australia was “probably the country that has got away with things the most” following those revelations.
Millions of US government workers hit by data breach
Chinese hackers are suspected of carrying out a “massive breach” of the personal data of nearly four million US government workers, officials said. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) confirmed that both current and past employees had been affected. The breach could potentially affect every federal agency, officials said.
China forges ahead on expansion in face of U.S. posturing
The South China Sea, constantly simmering with various maritime boundary disputes, appears to be on the boil yet again. China is busy dredging up the seabed and spraying sand onto shoals and reefs in order to literally build islands – roughly 809 hectares over the past 18 months – in disputed waters that lie within its controversially expansive “nine-dashed line” claim. This enables it to place military installations and airstrips hundreds of kilometres from its southern shoreline, as well as lay claim to mineral riches.
Netanyahu slams ‘miserable’ Orange move to cut Israel ties
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday condemned the “miserable” decision of French telecoms giant Orange to withdraw its brand from Israel, urging Paris to distance itself from the company.
MARC FABER: ‘I feel like I’m on the Titanic’
Another Wall Street analyst is making comparisons to the Titanic. This time it’s editor and publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, Marc Faber. Faber warned that investors should stop bickering over which assets are the best, and start preparing their own escape plan. That is, if they don’t want the same fate as Jack Dawson.
Israelis and Saudis Reveal Secret Talks to Thwart Iran
Since the beginning of 2014, representatives from Israel and Saudi Arabia have had five secret meetings to discuss a common foe, Iran. On Thursday, the two countries came out of the closet by revealing this covert diplomacy at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington.
Why Assad’s air force is now a force multiplier for ISIS
The Islamic State terror group is pushing toward Aleppo in Syria. And the jihadists are seemingly aided by air strikes from the regime of dictator Bashar Assad. This might seem counterintuitive since the Islamic State (also known as ISIS, ISIL, and Daesh) is a major threat to Assad’s regime.
NOAA Fiddles With Climate Data To Erase 15-Year Global Warming ‘Hiatus’…
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists have found a solution to the 15-year “pause” in global warming: They “adjusted” the hiatus in warming out of the temperature record.
After Ebola, world still unprepared for global pandemic: MSF
The global health system is unable to handle another mass epidemic like the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Médecins Sans Frontières said, urging wealthy nations to develop coordinated response plans and drugs to fight neglected diseases.
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June 5, 2015
“[O]f all the views of this law none is more important, none more legitimate, than that of rendering the people the safe, as they are the ultimate, guardians of their own liberty. … History by apprising them of the past will enable them to judge of the future; it will avail them of the experience of other times and other nations; it will qualify them as judges of the actions and designs of men; it will enable them to know ambition under every disguise it may assume; and knowing it, to defeat its views.” —Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia, Query 14, 1781
TOP RIGHT HOOKS
It’s summer, and college students are putting down their laptops and picking up temporary jobs. And a few days ago, the Commerce Department revised their estimate for the nation’s GDP; from January to March, the nation’s GDP output shrank by 0.7%. These events mean the May jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a mixed bag. The headlining numbers look good. In May, the U.S. added 280,000 jobs and the unemployment rate has stayed essentially unchanged since January at 5.5%. The U6 unemployment rate, which also measures the people struggling through long-term unemployment and people stuck in part-time jobs, held at 10.8%. Wages rose, however, as hourly earnings rose eight cents so the average American worker is earning $24.96 an hour. With the numbers comes the greater chance that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in September, reports CNBC. But much of the notable job gain comes just ahead of the summer months, a possible sign that Americans have more discretionary spending, notes Market Watch. Leisure and hospitality fields added 57,000 jobs last month, and another 29,000 jobs were added to the field of arts, entertainment and recreation. This raises questions about the kind of industry on which the nation is building the economy.
A recent poll conducted by The New York Times and CBS News finds that not only are Americans concerned with inequality but they want the government to go after the rich and redistribute their wealth. Paul wants the government to rob Peter. “The poll found that a strong majority say that wealth should be more evenly divided and that it is a problem that should be addressed urgently,” the Times reports. “Nearly six in 10 Americans said government should do more to reduce the gap between the rich and the poor, but they split sharply along partisan lines. Only one-third of Republicans supported a more active government role, versus eight in 10 of Democrats.” The report goes on to say inequality of wealth may become a prominent issue in the larger 2016 election. It’s a convenient narrative for Obama. His redistributionist policies — from an ill-conceived and ill-targeted “stimulus” to ObamaCare — have clearly stalled the nation’s economic engine, but he and his acolytes can simply continue to tell the poor and middle class that the deck is stacked against them. The Leftmedia, of course, dutifully parrots this false narrative, and the means to create wealth continue to languish.
The Supreme Court is considering a case that would hand down the definition of marriage nationwide. As U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli told the court, the fact that some religious nonprofits will decide not to hire people due to their beliefs in same-sex marriage is “certainly going to be an issue.” In the possible fallout of the coming ruling, a Christian school could lose its nonprofit status if, say, it refused to hire an openly homosexual man. Rather than waiting for the Court’s decision, Sen. Mike Lee plans to introduce legislation that would protect religious nonprofits. “Discrimination by private parties against private parties — that’s one issue,” he said. “There is a different issue when the government is itself the discriminator. … That’s a problem and that’s what we’re trying to protect here.” The bill Lee would introduce is similar to the 2013 Marriage and Religious Freedom Act. While the courts have tended toward interpreting U.S. law broadly when it comes to religious liberty, the issue has become unnecessarily politicized in legislatures across the country. The First Amendment was drafted to ensure that diverse opinions were never driven from the public square. But that fundamental principle is at odds with the Left’s agenda. More…
FEATURED RIGHT ANALYSIS
By Lewis Morris
The media and the Democrat establishment have done a fine job trying to convince the American people that Hillary Clinton is going to be the next president of the United States. We only need to sit back and accept it like we would the next sunrise. But all isn’t well with the Clinton brand these days. In fact, the case could be made that her road to the White House is not nearly as foregone a conclusion as we’ve been told.
The lengthy list of Clinton scandals hasn’t seemed to stop the Hillary machine just yet, but the Clinton Foundation’s numerous sketchy dealings are beginning to take their toll.
The latest chapter in the Clinton Slush Fund’s ongoing improprieties includes FIFA, the world soccer body whose executives appear to have been engaging in corrupt acts for two decades. It now turns out that Qatar, the host country for the lucrative World Cup in 2022, was a regular donor to the Clinton Foundation and was a sponsor of the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting. By that point, there were widespread allegations that the country had bribed its way into hosting the 2022 tournament. There were also accusations that unsafe working conditions in the building of its soccer stadiums for the World Cup led to the deaths of numerous immigrant workers.
Donations to the Foundation from Qatar and FIFA had been ongoing since 2006 and continued through Hillary’s term as secretary of state. In public, Hillary was calling for a stronger stance against Middle Eastern regimes and Bill was decrying the abuse of migrant workers. In private, however, Qatar was donating between $1 million and $5 million to the Clintons.
Bill’s response to all this is to shrug and move on. He told attendees at a Foundation event in March, “My theory about all this is disclose everything and then let people make their judgments.”
Theory and practice are clearly two different things with the Clintons.
Take, for instance, Hillary’s stance against the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling. She claims to want open political discourse, but she is so staunchly opposed to open spending on political activity by corporations and independent groups that she vows to support only those Supreme Court nominees who are sworn to overturn Citizens United. In other words, a litmus test. And let’s not forget that the whole case was about a movie funded by political groups critical of Hillary. She’s all for free speech, so long as she approves of the speech.
Hillary’s assault on voter laws is also motivated by how it will benefit her campaign. She called Thursday for universal and automatic voter registration, a horrible idea to eliminate the most basic requirement of having to register to vote. It’s her plan to counter voter ID laws, which she complains are a nasty invention of Republicans who are “systematically and deliberately trying to stop millions of American citizens from voting.”
Democrats have long attacked voter ID laws, which, of course, are really in place to prevent fraud. But seeing as how Democrats have a tougher time winning elections legitimately, these laws are an impediment to their grand plan. Her strategy includes identifying sympathetic judges and jurisdictions to hear cases against voter ID laws in hopes of at least suspending those laws for the 2016 presidential race.
Interestingly enough, a recent Rasmussen poll shows that 76% of Americans — and 58% of Democrats — support voter ID laws. The Leftmedia predictably labels voter ID laws racist, thereby perpetuating the BIG lie. Yet the Rasmussen report demonstrates that the American public isn’t exactly buying what they’re being sold on this one.
In fact, the American public may not be buying what they’re being sold about Hillary Clinton in general. A recent CNN poll shows that Hillary is in free fall in a number of demographic categories. Her general favorability rating is at 46% for, 50% against. Among men, she has 38% favorability, with 58% not liking her. She has a 54% favorability with women, but a 59% unfavorable opinion among whites. Young people ages 18-34 give her a 55% favorability rating, but they’re traditionally the least informed and least active voting bloc. She’s trending poorly among most other age groups, with older people liking her least. And she also loses points among people in income groups above $50,000.
Meanwhile, her tone-deaf campaign marches merrily along, trampling on a previously scheduled youth event and blood drive to make way for a campaign event at New York City’s Roosevelt Island.
While the 2016 Democrat nomination appears to be earmarked for Hillary, perhaps her inevitable presidency isn’t quite so inevitable. It’s comforting to see after all this time that larger swaths of the electorate are finally getting to know the real Hillary.
TODAY AT PATRIOTPOST.US
- ANALYSIS: Campus Sex: Soon a Thing of the Past?
- ANALYSIS: Facebook Threats Face Off Against Free Speech
- True U.S. Debt Tops $210 Trillion
- Hiding Something? Mosby Blocks Gray Autopsy
- George W. Bush Polling Higher Than Obama
BEST OF RIGHT OPINION
- Jonah Goldberg: Left Plays Fast and Loose With Issue of Gender Identity
- L. Brent Bozell & Tim Graham: Bowing to the Big Lie of Bruce Jenner
- Mona Charen: Outflanking Democrats on College Costs
- David Harsanyi: Only Democrats Are to Blame for ObamaCare Chaos
- Michael Barone: Are We In for Another High-Crime Era?
OPINION IN BRIEF
Jonah Goldberg: “[T]here’s something gloriously perverse in celebrating someone’s courage to boldly smash sexual categories and then, in the same breath, castigating them for reinforcing gender stereotypes. If men are to be free to become women, surely they get to decide what kind of women they want to be. The first word in Vanity Fair is, after all, ‘Vanity.’ The Sports Illustrated swimsuit models seem very happy to be paid lots of money to be objectified by the male gaze. Who am I to judge? … On most days of the week, liberals are fond of claiming that Republicans are ‘anti-science’ on everything from global warming to evolution. Well, last I checked, biology hadn’t been declared a branch of the humanities. Bruce Jenner was 65 years old when he decided to be a she, but that’s not why Caitlyn can’t have a baby. Figuratively speaking, removing the spigot won’t change the rest of the plumbing. That’s not patriarchal oppression talking. That’s science. And no matter how fluid gender may or may not be, the biological category of ‘female’ isn’t going away anytime soon.”
Insight: “A man does what he must — in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers — and this is the basis of all human morality.” —John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)
Upright: “African-Americans have been loyal to the Democratic Party, but there is a group of African-Americans that feel like the Democratic Party has not been loyal to us. … We have a large, disproportionate number of people who are impoverished. We have a disproportionate number of people who are incarcerated, we have a disproportionate number of people who are unemployed, the educational system has totally failed, and all of this primarily has been under Democratic regimes in our neighborhoods. So, the question for me becomes, how can our neighborhoods be doing so awful and so bad when we’re so loyal to this party who is in power? It’s a matter of them taking complete advantage of our vote.” —Chicago pastor Corey Brooks
Village Idiots: “The recent publicity about mistreatment of black people in the judicial and police realm has been a reminder that the dreams of the civil rights movement have not been realized. Many Americans still have racist tendencies or feelings of superiority to people of color.” —Jimmy Carter
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Every great con game eventually comes to an end. For years, global central banks have been manipulating the financial marketplace with their monetary voodoo. Somehow, they have convinced investors around the world to invest tens of trillions of dollars into bonds that provide a return that is way under the real rate of inflation. For quite a long time I have been insisting that this is highly irrational. Why would any rational investor want to put money into investments that will make them poorer on a purchasing power basis in the long run? And when any central bank initiates a policy of “quantitative easing”, any rational investor should immediately start demanding a higher rate of return on the bonds of that nation. Creating money out of thin air and pumping into the financial system devalues all existing money and creates inflation. Therefore, rational investors should respond by driving interest rates up. Instead, central banks told everyone that interest rates would be forced down, and that is precisely what happened. But now things have shifted. Investors are starting to behave more rationally and the central banks are starting to lose control of the financial markets, and that is a very bad sign for the rest of 2015. (Read More….)
1) Accidental shipping of live anthrax by U.S. labs parable of living in fallen modern world
Up to 18 labs in U.S. got live anthrax shipments, USA Today (Alison Young and Nick Penzenstadler)
More Labs Received Live Anthrax, Pentagon Says, Wall Street Journal (Julian E. Barnes)
2) Democratic candidacy debates made more interesting by entry of RI governor Lincoln Chafee
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to Run for President, Wall Street Journal (Nathan Koppel)
Lincoln Chafee Takes Winding Road Into Democratic Race, New York Times (Alan Rappeport)
3) Attempt to replace motherhood with institutional care a rebellion against creation order
Time to rethink our social construct of motherhood, The Boston Globe (Kathleen McCartney)
In other news…
As SHTF has previously noted, the likelihood of a forced RFID implant under the guise of a martial law pandemic emergency might be a little too obvious, as far as future tyranny goes.
Before it comes to that, it seems plenty of people will be voluntarily subjecting themselves to cattle-like status, by jumping at the chance to ditch the inconvenience of a wallet and get a “smarter” payment system that can be embedded under their skin.
Via the Business Insider:
A mind-boggling 25% of Australians say they are at least “slightly interested” at the prospect of having a chip implanted in their skin that could be used for payments, new research has found.
The research by credit card company Visa and the University of Technology Sydney found Australians are open to the prospect of paying for items using wearable tech including smart watches, rings, glasses and even a connected car.
“New technology like tokenisation makes it possible to turn any device into a secure vehicle for commerce. We’re already seeing smartphone payments take off in Australia.
Humans Will Be Hybrids By 2030
by Marsha West
According to a CNN Money report humans are going to be artificially intelligent in the very near future. That’s the prediction of renowned inventor Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, Bible believing Christians should be deeply concerned when science tampers with God’s design in any way shape or form — especially the human brain! Can we […]
Barack Obama: Born-Again Jew
He cares so much about Israel that he has to destroy it.
Not only was Obama the country’s first Jewish president, but he is also its first Israeli president. He can’t be anti-Israel, because he represents Jewish and Israeli values better than Netanyahu.
The correct Jewish term for Obama contending that he is more Jewish than the Jews is “Chutzpah”.
Anti-Islam Activist Warns: They’re Coming for You
When it comes to Americans and radical Islamists, who is under attack?
According to American Freedom Defense Initiative’s Pamela Geller, Americans are being hunted.
Jesus is Coming
Take a break from bad news.
As in the Days of Noah
When the disciples asked Jesus to describe the signs of His coming and the end of the age, He pointed to many signs. But one of the most often overlooked is the idea that when He returns, the world will be “like it was in the days of Noah” (Matthew 24:37-41).
So what were those days like? And does life today look anything like it did in the days of Noah? If so, we have yet another reason to expect the soon return of Jesus.
Justice Department Studying ‘Far-Right’ Social Media Use
“There is currently limited knowledge of the role of technology and computer mediated communications (CMCs), such as Facebook and Twitter, in the dissemination of messages that promote extremist agendas and radicalize individuals to violence,” according to the NIJ grant. “The proposed study will address this gap through a series of qualitative and quantitative analyses of posts from various forms of CMC used by members of both the far-right and Islamic extremist movements.”
The study draws more upon right-wing forums than upon the corners of the web inhabited by Islamist extremists.
Markell: Obama’s legacy ‘driven by his delusion’
Markell: Obama paving way for the Antichrist . . .
“He’s on strong footing with Cuba and with Iran and with ISIS and with some of the radicals around the world,” she clarifies. “I think his advisors need to apprise him of the world destruction which he has contributed to.
“Israel and some of the friendly Arab nations – such as Jordan, parts of Europe, parts of the world that are free – are absolutely terrified that the world’s superpower America has seemingly abandoned the free world only to befriend tyrants and dictators. And this seems to be driven by his delusion.”
Bombshell As Air Force Openly Admits HAARP Successfully Controlled The Weather (VIDEO)
The U.S. Air Force has notified Congress that it intends to shut down HAARP, a controversial Alaska-based research facility that studies an energetic and active region of the upper atmosphere.
For many years, NTEB has brought you stories on the HAARP Project in Alaska, where extensive research was undertaken learning how to control the weather in order to use it as a weapon. Part of the this research includes the ever-present chemtrails you see nearly every day overhead in your cities and towns.
While many have appreciated the high level of important information these stories provide, an equal number of people have commented or written in to call us “tinfoil hat” conspiracy theory nuts. Today, video has surfaced of Congressional hearings on HAARP where the they openly admit that they successfully used HAARP to inject energy and particles into the atmosphere (chemtrails), and then used that to control the weather patterns.
David Walker, deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force for science, technology and engineering, dropped a bombshell in answer to a question asked by Lisa Murkowski in relation to the dismantling of the $300 million High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program HAARP in Gakona this summer.
Walker said this is “not an area that we have any need for in the future” and it would not be a good use of Air Force research funds to keep HAARP going. “We’re moving on to other ways of managing the ionosphere, which the HAARP was really designed to do,” he said. “To inject energy into the ionosphere to be able to actually control it. But that work has been completed.” source
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Boehner And Republicans On Verge Of Giving Obama Nearly Unlimited Powers With Obamatrade
Obamatrade bill being kept in secret in the basement of the U.S. Capitol and the press and the public are not allowed to read it.
In Germany, after Adolf Hitler was legally elected to power, he then was given absolute power as dictator with a law that was passed called the Enabling Act. The Enabling Act was a 1933 amendment to the Weimar Constitution that gave the German Cabinet – in effect, Chancellor Adolf Hitler – the power to enact laws without the involvement of the Reichstag. It passed in both the Reichstag and Reichsrat on 24 March 1933, and was signed by President Paul von Hindenburg later that day. The act stated that it was to last four years unless renewed by the Reichstag, which occurred twice. The Enabling Act gave Hitler plenary powers.
Today, Barack Obama stands on the very cusp of being handed unprecedented powers to negotiate with foreign countries and leaders without having to answer to the American people.
Rosa Pavanelli, general secretary of the Public Services International union, said: “It is outrageous that our democratically elected governments will not tell us the laws they are making. What has our democracy come to when the community must rely on Wikileaks to find out what our governments are doing on our behalf”
“I support a robust economy where agriculture and businesses are able to compete in a fair and open global market,” Zinke told Breitbart News. “However, we are talking about giving Barack Obama — a president who negotiates with rogue nations like Iran and Cuba — exorbitant authority to do what he thinks is best. Just look at the bad deal he’s crafting with Iran. At this time, I don’t have faith that President Obama will negotiate in the best interest of Montana or America.”
While speaking to Fox News host Martha MacCallum on Wednesday, Ryan asserted that “we don’t like the Iran deal that President Obama is doing.”
“Imagine if we had TPA for the Iran deal that he’s negotiating,” Ryan said. “If we had TPA for the Iran deal, we would know what’s in the deal, the country would see what’s in the deal, and Congress would have veto power over the deal before he even gets a deal. I wish we had TPA for this Iranian agreement because then we could stop this Iranian agreement. That’s why we’re doing TPA for these trade agreements.”
John Boehner heading up efforts to get Obamatrade bill pushed through quickly
Ryan responding to Zinke may be a sign he’s worried about the future of Obamatrade in Congress. The Senate passed TPA in late May, but despite Ryan’s public claims the House has the votes to pass it, leadership seems reticent to take the bill up on the floor, and more members keep coming out publicly against it.
This all comes as House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) is gearing up a push to drive Obamatrade through the House of Representatives.
“I don’t think we’re quite there yet,” Boehner told Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade on his radio program when asked if the votes were there yet to pass it.
“But over the next couple weeks, we hope to get this bill on the floor and get it passed. It’s an important priority for the country,” Boehner said.
A spokesperson for Boehner, Matt Wolking, has not immediately returned a request for comment to Breitbart News on whether the Speaker has actually visited the secret room to read the text of Obamatrade. source
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(RNS) The former Texas governor attended Baptist and Methodist churches growing up but now goes to a nondenominational megachurch in Austin.
Posted: 05 Jun 2015 06:53 AM PDT
Ratings agency Fitch has confirmed that Greece’s deferral of their payment to the IMF today does not count as a default. Greece’s ‘CCC’ sovereign rating was affirmed last month, which Fitch says “indicates that default on privately held bonds is a real possibility. “The risk that Greece misses its larger IMF payment at end-June cannot be discounted.”
Fitch’s continued continued: “The Greek government has not accepted the proposals presented by the institutions (the European Commission, European Central Bank, and IMF) this week. If the two sides do agree a deal, it will meet political opposition from elements of Syriza most hostile to the institutions’ proposals for pensions and public sector wages.” FULL REPORT
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|Air Force Relaxes Rules For TransgendersPosted: 05 Jun 2015 06:48 AM PDT
The Air Force has relaxed rules a bit for transgenders, putting out a new policy that makes it a bit more difficult to automatically discharge them for medical reasons.Troops who are diagnosed with gender dysphoria, or who self-identify as transgender, are usually given medical discharges at the unit command and physician levels. But the new rules will now mandate those decisions undergo Air Force headquarters’ review. And some are saying that extra layer of bureaucracy means the Air Force is slowly but surely moving closer toward allowing transgenders to openly serve in the branch.
“Though the Air Force policy regarding involuntary separation of gender dysphoric airmen has not changed, the elevation of decision authority to the director, Air Force Review Boards Agency, ensures the ability to consistently apply the existing policy,” said Daniel Sitterly, an Air Force personnel office spokesman, in a statement, USA Today reported. The action comes on the heels of Pentagon pressure to reform military transgender policies. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said a few weeks ago while addressing a question about transgender policy that job performance should be the key factor in determining the status of someone’s military career. FULL REPORT
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|The Central Banks Are Losing Control Of The Financial MarketsPosted: 05 Jun 2015 06:43 AM PDT
Every great con game eventually comes to an end. For years, global central banks have been manipulating the financial marketplace with their monetary voodoo. Somehow, they have convinced investors around the world to invest tens of trillions of dollars into bonds that provide a return that is way under the real rate of inflation. For quite a long time I have been insisting that this is highly irrational. Why would any rational investor want to put money into investments that will make them poorer on a purchasing power basis in the long run? And when any central bank initiates a policy of “quantitative easing”, any rational investor should immediately start demanding a higher rate of return on the bonds of that nation.
Creating money out of thin air and pumping into the financial system devalues all existing money and creates inflation. Therefore, rational investors should respond by driving interest rates up. Instead, central banks told everyone that interest rates would be forced down, and that is precisely what happened. But now things have shifted. Investors are starting to behave more rationally and the central banks are starting to lose control of the financial markets, and that is a very bad sign for the rest of 2015. FULL REPORT
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|More than 900 schools close to prevent spread of deadly MERS virusPosted: 05 Jun 2015 06:38 AM PDT
The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, also known as ‘camel flu’, has so far claimed the lives of two people in South Korea and forced more than 1,300 into quarantine as a fresh outbreak continues to circulate in the Middle East – with travellers carrying it to other parts of the world. As a matter of drastic action, it was announced today by South Korea’s eduction ministry that more than 900 schools have been shut to help boost the desperate preventative measures put in place.
The spread of the virus took the Asian country by surprise when the first case of the latest outbreak was reported on May 20. A 58-year-old woman was the first person to die from the infection after she tested positive for MERS on Monday.The second fatality was a 71-year-old man, who had been on respiratory support with a history of kidney ailments.Their deaths came as The Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed five new cases of the virus – bringing the total number of infected people to 35. FULL REPORT
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|49 NATO vessels, 5,600 troops gear up for major US-led drills in Baltics
Posted: 05 Jun 2015 06:29 AM PDT
Around 50 vessels from 17 countries, involving overall 5,600 troops, will be taking part in US-led exercise BALTOPS in the Baltic Sea starting June 5. In 15 days, NATO allies will show their eagerness and ability to protect the region. Featuring anti-submarine warfare, air defense, interception of suspect vessels and amphibious landings, the annual BALTOPS will run through June 20.
This year’s excursive will see 49 ships, 61 aircraft, a submarine and an amphibious landing force of 700 troops participating. The total number of servicemen involved in BALTOPS or Baltic Operations will reach 5,600 people, NATO’s website said. NATO member states Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Turkey, UK and the US are sending their naval forces to take part in the drill. They’ll be joined by three NATO partners – Finland and Sweden, which both have access to the Baltic Sea, and also Georgia. FULL REPORT
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|US might deploy missiles in Europe to counter
Posted: 05 Jun 2015 06:24 AM PDT
The Obama administration is weighing a range of aggressive responses to Russia’s alleged violation of a Cold War-era nuclear treaty, including deploying land-based missiles in Europe that could pre-emptively destroy the Russian weapons. This “counterforce” option is among possibilities the administration is considering as it reviews its entire policy toward Russia in light of Moscow’s military intervention in Ukraine, its annexation of Crimea and other actions the U.S. deems confrontational in Europe and beyond.
The options go so far as one implied — but not stated explicitly — that would improve the ability of U.S. nuclear weapons to destroy military targets on Russian territory. It all has a certain Cold War ring, even if the White House ultimately decides to continue tolerating Russia’s alleged flight-testing of a ground-launched cruise missile with a range prohibited by the treaty. FULL REPORT
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|Ukraine’s Poroshenko warns of ‘full-scale’ Russian invasionPosted: 05 Jun 2015 06:16 AM PDT
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday there were 9,000 Russian servicemen on Ukrainian territory and warned of the threat of a “full-scale invasion” by Russia along the whole joint border. He was speaking in parliament a day after Ukrainian forces fought their most serious battle for months with Russian-backed separatists in the east of the country, endangering an already shaky ceasefire.
“The military must be ready as much for a renewal of an offensive by the enemy in the Donbass as they are for a full-scale invasion along the whole length of the border with Russia. We must be truly ready for this,” he said. Poroshenko’s warning came as fresh clashes erupted near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Wednesday, reviving fears in Kiev that the separatists may be gearing up for a new push into government-controlled territory, four months after agreeing to a truce. FULL REPORT
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|At least 4 million federal workers at risk after massive cybersecurity breach
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 06:43 PM PDT
Millions of fed workers’ information exposed in cyber breach The Office of Personnel Management was hit by a massive data breach that could have compromised the personal data of at least 4 million current and former federal employees, the Obama administration confirmed Thursday. The Wall Street Journal reported that U.S. officials believe the hack originated in China, which would make the incident the second major breach from the Chinese in less than a year.
However, a Chinese Embassy spokesman in Washington told Reuters that “jumping to conclusions and making hypothetical accusation (sic) is not responsible, and counterproductive.” The OPM, which acts as the human resources department for the federal government and conducts more than 90 percent of federal background checks, said in a statement that it detected a “cyber-intrusion” into its systems in April.
The Department for Homeland Security concluded at the beginning of May that data at the Office of Personnel Management and the Interior Department had been compromised. FULL REPORT
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|Scientists create first lab-grown limbPosted: 04 Jun 2015 11:20 AM PDT
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have taken the first step toward developing artificial, lab-grown limbs, building a rat forelimb with functioning vascular and muscular tissue. This experimental approach could be applied to the limbs of primates— creating replacement limbs suitable for transplantation, a challenge because of the composite nature of limbs.
“Limbs contain muscles, bone, cartilage, blood vessels, tendons, ligaments and nerves— each of which has to be rebuilt and requires a specific supporting structure called the matrix. We have shown that we can maintain the matrix of all of these tissues in their natural relationships to each other, that we can culture the entire construct over prolonged periods of time, and that we can repopulate the vascular system and musculature,” Dr. Harald Ott, of the MGH Department of Surgery and the Center for Regenerative Medicine, said in a news release Tuesday. FULL REPORT
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|Obama Claims He is the closest thing to a Jew that has ever sat in the Oval OfficePosted: 04 Jun 2015 11:11 AM PDT
President Obama once confided to a top adviser that he believes he is “the closest thing to a Jew that has ever sat in this office.” In an interview by an Israeli TV station, former Obama adviser David Axelrod recalled the president venting in a moment of contemplation about criticisms that he doesn’t support Israel strongly enough, JPupdates.com reported.
“You know, I think I am the closest thing to a Jew that has ever sat in this office,” the president told Mr. Axelrod. “For people to say that I am anti-Israel, or, even worse, anti-Semitic, it hurts.” White House press secretary Josh Earnest endorsed the sentiment Tuesday, saying Mr. Obama gave a heartfelt speech at a Jewish synagogue in Washington last month that expressed “the kinds of common bonds and common values that are embodied in his administration that are [also] advocated by the Jewish community.”
“The president does feel that kind of kinship,” Mr. Earnest said. The TV report came out in advance of an exclusive interview that Mr. Obama conducted with Channel 2’s Ilana Dayan, which will be broadcast later Tuesday. FULL REPORT
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