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The Anonymous Blacklist Promoted by the Washington Post Has Apparent Ties to Ukrainian Fascism and CIA Spying. FBI Orders Teachers To Report Students Who Question Government. New federal guidelines have just been introduced across the country, and what they mandate is quite disturbing to civil libertarians.

FBI Orders Teachers To Report Students Who Question Government

The FBI has now instructed high schools across the nation to report students who in any way criticize government policies and what the report phrases as “western corruption.” Obama Federalizes Police Forces in 6 US Cities - The cities chosen for the COPS pilot program are Minneapolis, Fort Worth, Pittsburgh, Stockton, Birmingham and Gary, IN.

Obama Federalizes Police Forces in 6 US Cities -

As mentioned by Obama’s 21st Century Policing Task Force, the founding premise for this federal takeover is supposedly the rampant racism of the American police, who victimize poor, innocent populations for no other reason than color. Don't Be Terrorized By Your Government This Fourth of July. CNNAs Americans prepare to celebrate Independence Day, officials in the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are warning us that there's a heightened threat of Islamist terrorist attacks.

Don't Be Terrorized By Your Government This Fourth of July

CNN is reporting that law enforcement officials believe that the Islamist threat is "the highest in years. " CIA deputy director turned CBS security analyst Michael Morrell declared, "I wouldn't be surprised if we're sitting here a week from today talking about an attack over the weekend in the United States. Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy. Asking "[w]ho really rules?

Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy

" researchers Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page argues that over the past few decades America's political system has slowly transformed from a democracy into an oligarchy, where wealthy elites wield most power. Using data drawn from over 1,800 different policy initiatives from 1981 to 2002, the two conclude that rich, well-connected individuals on the political scene now steer the direction of the country, regardless of or even against the will of the majority of voters. TPM Interview: Scholar Behind Viral 'Oligarchy' Study Tells You What It Means "The central point that emerges from our research is that economic elites and organized groups representing business interests have substantial independent impacts on U.S. government policy," they write, "while mass-based interest groups and average citizens have little or no independent influence. " Is a New Political System Emerging in This Country? - Advertisement -

Is a New Political System Emerging in This Country?

Knowledge Is Power: New Revelation About U.S. History Is the Key to Justice on All Fronts. Obama: 'I Don't Care About the Public's Welfare'  Dennis Kucinich: Three Members of Congress Just Reignited the Cold War While No One Was Looking. We’ve superimposed the congressional record on top of a photo of the chamber of the House of Representatives.

Dennis Kucinich: Three Members of Congress Just Reignited the Cold War While No One Was Looking

It shows H.R. 5859 passing by unanimous consent in the span of one second. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Late Thursday night, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a far-reaching Russia sanctions bill, a hydra-headed incubator of poisonous conflict. The second provocative anti-Russian legislation in a week, it further polarizes our relations with Russia, helping to cement a Russia-China alliance against Western hegemony, and undermines long-term America’s financial and physical security by handing the national treasury over to war profiteers. What Neocons Want from Ukraine Crisis. Source: Consortium News President Barack Obama discusses the crisis in Ukraine for 90 minutes on March 1, 2014, with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

What Neocons Want from Ukraine Crisis

(image by (White House photo/Pete Souza)) President Barack Obama has been trying, mostly in secret, to craft a new foreign policy that relies heavily on cooperation with Russian President Vladimir Putin to tamp down confrontations in hotspots such as Iran and Syria. But Obama's timidity about publicly explaining this strategy has left it open to attack from powerful elements of Official Washington, including well-placed neocons and people in his own administration. Though I'm told the Ukraine crisis caught both Obama and Putin by surprise, the neocon determination to drive a wedge between the two leaders has been apparent for months, especially after Putin brokered a deal to head off U.S. military strikes against Syria last summer and helped get Iran to negotiate concessions on its nuclear program.

The Rise of Obama. How Attorney General Eric Holder Colluded With Bank Of America To Destroy Wikileaks And Silence Unfriendly Journalists, Including Glenn Greenwald. Note: This story was published by Wikileaks via Twitter to their 800,000 followers.

How Attorney General Eric Holder Colluded With Bank Of America To Destroy Wikileaks And Silence Unfriendly Journalists, Including Glenn Greenwald

In light of the Assange speech this weekend, we are reposting several Wikileaks stories. When we wrote a few weeks ago about Eric Holder, Wikileaks and Bank of America, we focused on the irony of the U.S. Attorney General threatening to prosecute an organization (Wikileaks) that possibly holds the very information on which he might draw up his very first indictment of a major bank or Wall Street executive. Why hasn't Eric Holder asked to see the evidence, which Wikileaks claims to have, that executives at one of our largest banks may have committed serious crimes?

The Judicial Lynching of Bradley Manning - Chris Hedges' Columns. The Judicial Lynching of Bradley Manning Posted on Jun 9, 2013.

The Judicial Lynching of Bradley Manning - Chris Hedges' Columns

Welcome to the FEMA Corps Inaugural Class. Originially posted by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Deputy Administrator Rich Serino on Thursday, August 13, 2012.

Welcome to the FEMA Corps Inaugural Class

Fascism: What it is and how to fight it. The Arizona massacre, the Tea Party and the capitalist state By Fred Goldstein Published Jan 30, 2011 10:05 PM. Fascism USA - A Review of the Growing Loss of Democracy.