US faces dilemma over Egyptian military

For three decades the US backed the Egyptian military, in part because of fear of an Islamist takeover. Yet now that the Muslim Brotherhood has actually won the Egyptian presidency, the Obama administration finds itself debating whether to punish the military for its efforts to hold on to power. With the announcement on Sunday that […]

Bolivian police mutiny over pay, other issues

  (CNN)    Talks continued Saturday in Bolivia, where a police mutiny over pay has included the storming of buildings and a hunger strike by officers’ wives. Bottom-rank officers across the country are demanding a substantial pay increase and a retirement pension equal to their current salaries. They have a monthly base salary of $ […]

U.S. plans more drone flights over Caribbean

ShareThis USociopaths want to torch every domestic program but spend billions on surveillance drones to facilitate the CIA’s drug trade: U.S. plans more drone flights over Caribbean 23 Jun 2012 After quietly testing Predator drones over the Bahamas for more than 18 months, the Department of Homeland Security plans to expand the unmanned surveillance flights […]

Dallas Deputy Arrests Motorcyclist After Pulling Him Over for Video Head Cam

(CARLOS MILLER)   In an incident ripe for a hefty lawsuit, a Dallas County sheriff’s deputy arrested a motorcyclist after pulling him over for wearing a video head-cam, then demanding the footage as evidence against other bikers. Dallas Deputy Sheriff James Westbrook ended up turning the video over to the department’s gang unit, even though […]

NORAD Intercepts Two Planes Flying Over Chicago

ShareThis NORAD Intercepts Two Planes Flying Over Chicago 16 Jun 2012 In separate incidents, two small planes flying over Chicago on Saturday were intercepted by an F-15 fighter under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). There is a temporary flight restriction while the First Family is in town for the weekend. Citizens […]

Accused British hacker charged in U.S. over LulzSec attacks

ShareThis Accused British hacker charged in U.S. over LulzSec attacks 13 Jun 2012 A federal grand jury in Los Angeles has indicted a 20-year-old British citizen on charges related to attacks by the LulzSec hacking group on the Fox and PBS television networks and Sony’s film and TV studio, authorities said on Wednesday. Ryan Cleary, […]

Oil companies win NAFTA fight over local investment

ShareThis Oil companies win NAFTA fight over local investment –ExxonMobil and Murphy Oil win NAFTA dispute over N.L. research investment demands 01 Jun 2012 A NAFTA panel has ruled against Canada in a case about local investment by oil companies in Newfoundland and Labrador. The panel ruled in favour of Mobil and Murphy Oil over […]

Cops Taser Pregnant Woman 3 Times Over Driving Violation

  (Mary Fischer)   When I heard about three police offers who wound up using a taser on a pregnant woman in Seattle, my first thought was that the story was some kind of a joke. Cops tasering a pregnant woman? In some sort of attempt to subdue her? For real?! You gotta be kidding me. Apparently these three […]

Russia tests new missile, in warning over U.S. shield

ShareThis Russia tests new missile, in warning over U.S. shield 23 May 2012 Russia tested a new long-range missile on Wednesday that should improve its ability to penetrate missile defense systems, the military said, in Moscow’s latest warning to Washington over deployment of a missile shield in Europe. The Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) was successfully […]

UNCLE SAM BULLYING BROKERS OVER SILVER

(SGT REPORT)   Woody O’Brien breaks the news that he’s decided to do a “Barnhardt’ and get out of the markets while the gettin’ is good. Turns out that regulators appear to be warning O’Brien that Federally regulated brokers should not be giving advice to the common folks about buying physical silver… The questions is: Why […]