CIA trains and spies for Syrian rebels – report

ShareThis CIA trains and spies for Syrian rebels – report 23 Mar 2013 Some Syrian rebel terrorist groups get training and intelligence straight from CIA officers, US officials told media. The helping hand is meant to bolster the secular opposition against both governmental troops and Islamist forces. The CIA’s increased involvement in Syria is part […]

Websites Can Legally Pirate Porn Movies, Prosecutors Rule

Torrent Freak March 23, 2013 For years Japan’s leading producers of pornographic movies have been battling to protect their content overseas. In particular they have focused on Taiwan where websites openly sell their videos and TV channels air their content without permission. The studios eventually took legal action, but to no avail. This week prosecutors […]

California Governor: Tax Hikes Needed for $16B Budget Gap

(AP)   California Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing more than $ 8 billion in cuts to close a widening California budget deficit but also says public schools will receive more money if voters approve his tax-hike initiative in November. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3E8tLGkCj8 Federal Jack              

Corporate Controlled Media Mischaracterizes Ron Paul Over FEMA Tornado Victims Story

The Intel Hub | The corporate controlled mocking bird media has once again mischaracterized Ron Paul, this time during the most important week in his presidential campaign history. The corporate media (which in the past has publicly stated their fear of an America with Ron Paul as president) has attempted to further smear his campaign […]

Voting fraud allegations mar Putin’s presidential win

A few days before Russia’s presidential election, Sergei Smirnov received a phone call from a man who called himself Mikhail and told him the terms of the deal: you will vote for Vladimir Putin four times and receive 2,000 roubles ($70) in return. The sum was promised to dozens of other young men and women […]

Doomsday Seed Vault has more than 740,000 samples

This week, the Doomsday Seed Vault in Norway is scheduled to receive nearly 25,000 samples of seeds from around the world, including those of grains that grow on one of the world’s highest mountain ranges and a plant whose stems redden an Ecuadorean drink on the “Day of the Dead.” With these additions the now […]

Valerie Jarrett: ‘People Who Receive that Unemployment Check Go Out and Spend It and Help Stimulate the Economy’

BY DANIEL HALPER, TheWeeklyStandard.com This evening, speaking at North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina, White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett said that folks getting and spending unemployment checks is a healthy thing . . . because it stimulates the economy: “Even though we had a terrible economic crisis three years ago, throughout our […]

Payroll tax cut won’t cover Obama gas price rise

By: Paul Bedard, The Washington Examiner Forget all the happy talk about how Americans, flush with their $ 1,000 payroll tax cut set to be extended by Congress, will be hitting the mall to spend, spend, spend. That cool grand won’t even cover the surge in gas prices under President Obama and will have to […]

Hospice patients being sent letters urging them to return to work

Whitehall blunder: The Department for Work and Pensions has been sending back-to-work letters to the dying THOUSANDS of dying people are being sent letters urging them to consider getting a job, it has been revealed. The Department for Work and Pensions writes to everyone claiming the new Employment Support Allowance suggesting that they see a […]

Mitt Romney to Receive Secret Service Protection

ShareThis Mitt Romney to Receive Secret Service Protection –According to a federal law enforcement officials Romney’s campaign, which has long traveled with private security of its own, did request Secret Service protection. 31 Jan 2012 Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign has been informed that it will start receiving Secret Service protection this week, two campaign sources […]