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WHITE HATS: Ex-NSA Director, US Intelligence Veterans Write Open Letter To Merkel To Avoid All-Out Ukraine War

from ZeroHedge:

“We the undersigned are longtime veterans of U.S. intelligence. We take the unusual step of writing this open letter to you to ensure that you have an opportunity to be briefed on our views prior to the NATO summit on September 4-5. You need to know, for example, that accusations of a major Russian “invasion” of Ukraine appear not to be supported by reliable intelligence. Rather, the “intelligence” seems to be of the same dubious, politically “fixed” kind used 12 years ago to “justify” the U.S.-led attack on Iraq. We saw no credible evidence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq then; we see no credible evidence of a Russian invasion now. Twelve years ago, former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, mindful of the flimsiness of the evidence on Iraqi WMD, refused to join in the attack on Iraq. In our view, you should be appropriately suspicions of charges made by the US State Department and NATO officials alleging a Russian invasion of Ukraine.”

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FALSE FLAG WARNING: Expert Reports ‘Imminent’ ISIS Threat To The U.S. Power Grid

from X22 Report:

Episode 456

JIM WILLIE — Critical Geopolitical & Monetary Update: NATO is Falling Apart & Germany is Breaking Away From the U.S.

from Paul Sandhu:

Dr. Jim Willie presents some important recent developments that bode ill for the dollar as Germany, France and other former allies and partners of the US are now aligning themselves with Russia, China and the BRICS bloc. Also, Willie’s source claims Blackwater mercenary group has been captured in Ukraine. “NATO is dead.”

MH370 & ISIS 9/11/14 FALSE FLAGS Alert

from SGT

As the US Government and it’s criminal Representatives in Congress and the mockingbird media set up ISIS as the new “all-powerful” Boogeyman to be feared, Lt. General McInerney says, “We May Not Have Seen the Last of Flight 370″ and that we should go to DEFCON 1.

Astoundingly, McInerney claims we might see MH370 re-emerge on 9/11/2014! Meanwhile, Mike Honda, a Constitutional enemy and Democrat from California has introduced a Bill to BAN Americans from buying or owning body armor. As I detail at 23:40 in this interview, we see FALSE FLAG operations again and again, with the underwear bomber, on 7/7 in London, and on 9/11 to name just a few recent examples. Beware of the very real possibility of yet another False Flag event in the days, weeks and months ahead.

What Really Happened Radio Show: Michael Rivero Monday September 1 2014: (Commercial Free Video)

from WhatReallyHappened, via Ron Gibson:

Lew Rockwell – Why We Keep On Fighting For Libertarianism And Truth


When it comes to the Libertarian Movement, Lew Rockwell has been there from the beginning and has seen it all. He was Ludwig von Mises’ editor; a colleague and friend of Hayek, Rothbard: and worked on the Barry Goldwater and Ron Paul campaigns. He helped found the Mises Institute and describes himself as an anarcho-libertarian. He believes that in spite of the doom and gloom that we’re feeling today, there’s much to be optimistic about. Libertarianism is resonating with the young like never before. China and Vietnam are reaping the benefits of economic freedom in ways that most thought impossible just a few decades back. And the web of lies, which the current paradigm is built upon, are starting to crumble. Lew believes that the truth will always win out in the end.

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How Can You Tell Whether Russia Has Invaded Ukraine?

by Dr. Paul Craig Roberts,

If you think that Russia is sending its regular units here, then let me tell you something. If Russia was sending its regular troops, we wouldn’t be talking about the battle of Elenovka here. We’d be talking about a battle of Kiev or a possible capture of Lvov.”
Alexander V. Zakharchenko, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Donetsk National Republic.

Lvov is in western Ukraine near the border with Poland. In other words, if Russia invades Ukraine, the fighting will move from the east side to the west side of the country. As I observed in a recent column, the fantasy spread by Western governments and their media whores that 1,000 Russian troops have invaded Ukraine is the height of absurdity.

Despite the absurdity of the claim, some of the Western tabloids, which is what all Western newspapers now are, have declared these 1,000 troops to be a “full-scale invasion.” All of this nonsense is a buildup to the upcoming NATO conference in Wales.

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End of Dollar Dominance: Russia & China launch construction of world’s biggest gas pipeline

from RT:

NATO’s Options in Ukraine

by Tony Cartalucci, Activist Post:

After provoking what is increasingly a devastating and expanding conflict in Ukraine, NATO appears to be out of options as its proxy regime loses its grip on both its military campaign against its own population in eastern Ukraine, as well as political control in the capital of Kiev itself. However, despite the turn of events, with NATO apparently rudderless, those seeking to undo and reserve the damage the West has created in Eastern Europe must not become complacent.

NATO still possesses several options with which it can respond to its deteriorating proxy regime and the eroding of its interests both in the region, and around the world.

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Those Ukrainians John McCain Wants to Arm Include Neo-Nazis

by Paul Joseph Watson, Infowars:

After vehemently pushing to arm extremist militants in Syria, Senator John McCain is now calling on Washington to give weapons to Ukrainian forces that include ultra right-wing neo-nazis.

During an appearance on CBS’ Face the Nation, McCain was asked if the introduction of more weapons to the region would improve or worsen the situation. The Senator responded, “For God’s sake can’t we help these people defend themselves, this is not an incursion this is an invasion,” with McCain adding that Russia had committed an act of war.

“It’s a conflict that requires our participation not through American ground troops but our participation and our help and our leadership and that is what seems to be missing,” asserted McCain, adding, “Give them the weapons they need. Give them the wherewithal they need. Give them the ability to fight.”

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An App to Survive the Police State

from TheAnarchast:

Fearmongering Fascist: Saudi King Warns ISIS “Will Reach Europe In One Month, US In Two”

from ZeroHedge:

As if the fearmongery and vitriol of UK, Europe and the US were not enough, the Middle-East’s ‘allied’ leaders are now opining on the threat of ISIS. As FOX News reports, The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that jihadists could target the United States and Europe if leaders across the globe do not react to growing terrorist threats as Islamic State militants make advances across Iraq and Syria. “If neglected, I am certain that after a month they will reach Europe and, after another month, America,” blasted King Abdullah, adding Cameron-esquely, “they know no humanity.” Of course, this is quote ironic given the Saudi’s funding of various terror groups throughout the region.

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Fukushima News 9/1/14: Fuku Workers File Lawsuit;US West Coast Marine Mammal Strandings& Seizures

from MissingSky101:

During Times of Crisis, President Obama Goes Golfing, Fundraising

by Curtis Kalin, CNSnews:

President Obama was recently criticized for playing golf immediately after giving a speech about the brutal beheading of American journalist James Foley by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). But a close look at his presidency shows that Obama’s behavior was part of a pattern. At times of crisis throughout his presidency, Obama has often left the White House to go golfing, vacationing or fundraising.

Even sympathetic members of the media have noticed the trend.

“It’s understandable that Obama would want to get away from it all, but for a president struggling to build support for his foreign policy, vacationing during a crisis is no day at the beach,” wrote Washington Post opinion writer Dana Milbank.

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Implantable Microchips “Will Make Taking Attendance Easer in the Classroom”

from Mark Dice:

Ground beef prices hit all-time high in US

by Ethan A. Huff, Natural News:

Disingenuous claims by the Obama Administration of widespread economic recovery are blighted by new data recently put forth by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). According to the latest figures, the average price of ground beef in the U.S. has now reached $3.884 per pound, the highest amount ever recorded.

Over the course of just one year, the average price of ground beef has jumped by more than 12 percent, based on the figures, up from $3.459 per pound last July. This represents a more than 42-cent increase per pound, an amount staggeringly higher than the typical inflation rate. And since 2009, the average price of ground beef has risen by an unprecedented 81 percent.

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MUST WATCH: FULL SPECTRUM DOMINANCE — Powerful Speech by Journalist Chris Hedges

from Swami Amala:

Asian Property Prices Are Falling “As If There’s A Global Financial Crisis”

from ZeroHedge:

With China’s property developers slashing prices, piling on incentives, and still seeing sales slump; it is no surprise that demand from the top to the bottom across Asia is falling. As Reuters reports, even Singapore’s Sentosa Cove (the man-made island resort billed as Asia’s Monte Carlo) is eerily silent as the billionaires seem to be staying away with prices down over 20-30% in the past year. New mortgage business is down over 40% as “the rential can’t even cover the mortgage anymore.” As one analyst notes, “the tables have turned,” adding rather ominously that, “The way prices have fallen, it’s as if there is a global financial crisis.”

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Sun-Diving Comet | S0 News Sept 1, 2014

from SuspiciousObservers:

ISIS is America’s New Terror Brand

by James F. Tracy, Activist Post:

In the wake of World War I, erstwhile propagandist and political scientist Harold Lasswell famously defined propaganda as “the management of collective attitudes” and the “control over opinion” through “the manipulation of significant symbols.”[1]

The extent to which this tradition is enthusiastically upheld in the West and the United States in particular is remarkable. The American public is consistently propagandized by its government and corporate news media on the most vital of contemporary issues and events. Deception on such a scale would be of little consequence if the US was not the most powerful economic and military force on earth.

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John Butler – We live in exceptional, interesting times

from GoldSwitzerland:

Ukraine escalation brings safe haven gold to the fore

by Lawrence Williams,

The geopolitical strife kettle is getting up a head of steam. If it continues the way it is looking at the moment and really boils over then gold could be in for a good run in the final four months of the year, historically a strong period for precious metals anyway. The trouble, though, is that there’s so much disinformation hitting the media, and being made in statements as politicians pursue their own agendas, that it is difficult to get a handle on what is really happening out there in the wide world and its potential implications.

For example, with regard to Ukraine, the latest media reports, relying mostly on information put out by the Ukraine government with its agenda of desperately trying to drum up military support from NATO, suggest Russia has ‘invaded’ eastern Ukraine with frontline troops, which Russia has denied. There seems to be little doubt that Russian personnel and weaponry are indeed being used in support of the separatists. The only real doubt is perhaps whether the Russian troops are volunteers or regular army. Ukraine has thus made a plea to join NATO which, if it were to happen, would compel NATO to get involved militarily.

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