"Elites"

“Masonic Police”: LA Sheriffs Arrest “Descendants of Knights Templars” for Impersonating Cops

| WTF News | An internet "conspiracy theory" came to life as many Los Angeles news outlets are reporting that a group of men claiming to be descendants of the Knights Templars were arrested on charges of impersonating police officers because they masqueraded as "Masonic Fraternal Police", as described by…
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US News

NYPD broke an NBA player’s leg, ends his season and playoffs, league’s union investigating

| WTF News | The New York Police Department is mired in another controversy after officers arrested NBA player Thabo Sefolosha of the Atlanta Hawks, breaking his leg during the violent takedown. Sefolosha suffered a broken fibula which went untreated overnight and later tests confirmed ligament damage. The injury is…
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Corruption

28 Ways ‘They’ Rig Financial Markets as Defined by Wall Street Veterans

| WTF News | Is it confusing when people say that the stock market is rigged? Here are 28 specific methods that commonly plague financial markets as told by Wall Street veterans through financial data firm Nanex. This is one of many research articles hosted on the site as Nanex…
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#PoliceState

Chicago Police Caught Disappearing People Into Secret CIA-Style Detention Center

(ANTIMEDIA) CHICAGO, IL — The Guardian has reported that Chicago Police are operating a secret detention facility that mirrors the CIA’s “black sites.” From violations of due process to torture, the revelations raise serious concerns about the deteriorating state of freedom and justice in the United States. According the the…
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Corporate

#FightFastTrack: Coalition Takes Aim at Lawmakers over Corporate-Friendly TPP ‘Trade’ Agreement

Common Dreams Environmental, labor, and community groups are organizing rallies, public forums, and creative direct actions this week urging their congressional representatives to say "no" to a renewed bid to rush through the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership "trade" deal by passing "fast track" legislation. "Senate Finance Committe Chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT)…
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Austerity

Eurogroup Gives Greece 10 Day Ultimatum: Apply For Bailout Or Grexit

Zero Hedge Update: And now this: "Moody's places Greece's Caa1 government bond rating on review for downgrade" The key driver for the review for downgrade is the high level of uncertainty over the outcome of the negotiations between Greece and its official creditors over the terms of Greece's support programmer.…
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US News

White woman, shoots at random people, aims gun at cops after car chase, lives to tell about it

| WTF News | Given the debates over police brutality and killings, a story out of Tennessee needs to be added to the discussion. Just as the headline states, a woman dressed in body armor fired shots at multiple people before managing to flee, leading police on a car chase…
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Government

Fox News host on CIA torture report: ‘The United States of America is awesome, we are awesome!’

| WTF News | Tuesday, the Senate Intelligence Committee released its long awaited (watered down) "study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation program", nicknamed the torture report. Despite being heavily redacted, the report carried much political fanfare as it focused on intelligence practices following the September 11th attacks,…
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Secret Justice Dept. Interceptor Flights Scoop Up Cell Data From U.S. Cities

The Daily Sheeple Remember when President Obama told Jay Leno (and the world) with a smiling face that “there is no spying on Americans”? Not only was that untrue, but it is now clear that it was blatantly false on so very many levels. The cell phone interceptor scandal has…
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Cannabis

Colorado cops show off cannabis harassment tactics for CNBC crew, give tickets for cigarettes

| WTF News | Last Tuesday, Colorado police in the Denver suburb of Wheat Ridge showed off their cannabis enforcement tactics for a CNBC news crew filming a segment at a private social club where members typically consume cannabis. The business news network has been touring Colorado reporting on the…
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"Elites"

Chinese officials ‘on illegal African ivory buying sprees’

AFP Chinese diplomatic and military staff went on buying sprees for illegal ivory while on official visits to East Africa, sending prices soaring, an environmental activist group said Thursday. Tens of thousands of elephants are estimated to be slaughtered in Africa each year to feed rising Asian demand for ivory…
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10 Examples Of The Extreme Incompetence That Now Pervades The Federal Government

The American Dream by Michael Snyder There has always been a substantial level of incompetence at federal agencies, but under the Obama administration incompetence has risen to unprecedented ; This year the incompetence of the Secret Service, the Veterans Administration, the Department of Homeland Security and the CDC have all…
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90 Pounds of Cocaine Found on Cargo Ship Owned by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Father-in-Law

Infowars Though Foremost has played a pivotal role in McConnell’s life, bestowing the senator with most of his personal wealth and generating thousands in donations to his campaign committees, the drug bust went unnoticed in Kentucky, where every bit of McConnell-related news has generated fodder for the campaign trail. That’s…
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It Will Take 6.25 BILLION “Man Years” To Pay Off Federal Government Liabilities: “A Mathematical Impossibility”

SHTFplan by Mac Slavo We often hear government officials and mainstream financial pundits throwing around numbers like a billion or trillion. To most Americans these numbers are indiscernible. They are so incredibly enormous that we can’t even imagine what one billion dollars actually looks like, let alone what it takes to generate…
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The American Deep State: Wall Street, Big Oil and the Attack on U.S. Democracy

Global Research By Lars Schall and Prof Peter Dale Scott Peter Dale Scott, one of the most perceptive and provocative political-historical thinkers of our time, addresses in this podcast interview the Deep State in the United States and the common patterns of the two great events in American history in…
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“No Refusal” Blood Draw Checkpoint Planned for Ohio

InfoWars by PAUL JOSEPH WATSON Controversial procedure considered a 4th amendment violation by some Image Credit: YouTube A “no refusal” checkpoint where drivers will be forced to stop and potentially submit to having their blood taken on the side of the road by law enforcement authorities is planned for Clark…
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Why Nations (and organizations) Fail: Self-Serving Elites

Of Two Minds by CHARLES HUGH SMITH For those who doubt that America is ruled by a narrow elite: three charts. The book Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty neatly summarizes why nations fail in a few lines: (A nation) is poor precisely because it has been ruled…
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Corruption

Black Teen Shot At 17 Times, Killed By White Cop Just Miles Away From First Ferguson Shooting

Zero Hedge Here we go again. Exactly two months after the deadly shooting of Michael Brown by a local police officer in Ferguson, MO, it is time for the sequel. Overnight, in nearly the same spot as the Brown shooting, a white off-duty policeman shot and killed a black teenager…
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US News

VIDEO: COP SMASHES THROUGH WINDOW, TASERS MAN AS HE REF– USES TO SHOW ID DURING TRAFFIC STOP

Infowars A police officer in Indiana was filmed smashing through a car window, tasering and yanking out a passenger after he refused to show ID during a routine traffic stop. According to a Fox 32 report, Hammond police claim that they were left with no choice when Jamal Jones said…
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US News

Cops Label Cop Watch Groups Domestic Terrorists

Truth Out When communities attempt to police the police, they often get, policed. In several states, organized groups that use police scanners and knowledge of checkpoints to collectively monitor police activities by legally and peacefully filming cops on duty have said they've experienced retaliation, including unjustified detainment and arrests as…
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US News

Woman punched by California Highway Patrol settles; officer to resign

KABC Los Angeles A $ million settlement was reached Wednesday in the case of a homeless woman who was beaten by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of the 10 Freeway. The officer also agreed to resign. The video-taped beating went viral, causing controversy and outrage. On July…
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US News

The Pentagon is Giving Grenade Launchers to Campus Police

Vice In 1968, students at Columbia University staged a mass uprising other college campuses in protesting not just the war in Vietnam, but their school’s collaboration with the Institute for Defense Analysis, a Defense Department affiliate that researches weapons technologies. Today, weapons produced by that institute are used by the…
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NJ Town Introduces Ordinance to Ban Recording of Public Officials after Embarrassing Video of Cop goes Viral

It was an embarrassing moment for the New Jersey borough of Helmetta, a viral video showing one of their cops saying he doesn’t have to follow the Constitution because President Obama doesn’t follow the Constitution. The video forced Helmetta police officer Richard Racine to resign from his part-time job, where he was double-dipping into…
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"Elites"

A “Ring of Steel” – The UK Spends $80 Million on a Massive Fence to Protect Politicians Ahead of NATO Summit

Liberty Blitzkrieg By Michael Krieger, Most of us woke up this morning to news that the UK had raised its terror threat level from “substantial” to “severe.” Considering the competence and trustworthiness of the nation’s Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre, there must be some specific threat they’re concerned about to justify instilling fear in a population of…
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Rapiscan Airport Scanners Useless: Failed to detect guns, knives, explosives

A Marketwatch report reveals: Rapiscan Secure 1000, the full-body scanner deployed at airports between 2009 and 2013, was so unreliable that a team of researchers with no terrorist training were able to smuggle guns, knives and explosives past the machine without detection. The researchers from the University of California, San…
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DynCorp Sued for Defrauding U.S. Army with Anti-Terrorism Program

All Gov. A whistleblower lawsuit has revealed accusations that a leading security contractor defrauded the Army out of millions of dollars intended to combat terrorism. Working as a subcontractor, DynCorp International was one of the companies that bilked $123 million from the Army from 2007 to 2013, according to an…
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Cyberwar

Snowden Claims NSA Knocked Syria’s Internet Offline

Time National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has claimed a team of NSA hackers was responsible for effectively knocking the entire country of Syria offline two years agoduring a period of intense fighting in its still-ongoing civil war. Snowden’s claim is significant because many observers believed one of several other…
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US News

The Military Occupation Of Ferguson, Missouri Is Just A Preview Of What Is Coming To America

End of the American Dream Let’s be honest – Ferguson, Missouri is under military occupation right now, and the entire world is watching in horror as militarized police fire tear gas and rubber bullets at unarmed protesters. Yes, the rioting and looting in Ferguson needed to be stopped. If order…
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US News

One Shot, In Critical Condition, 7 Arrested After Protesters Break Ferguson Curfew

Zero Hedge According to Reuters, Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson said the person shot at a restaurant was in critical condition. Police were unable to identify the victim, who he said was not shot by police, and that the alleged shooter was still at large. Well, what else…
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Government

U.S. Knew About 9/11 Warning, Staged Egypt Revolution: Ex Interior Minister

Brandon Turbeville Over the weekend, the former Egyptian Interior Minister under Hosni Mubarak, Habib El-Adly, gave a speech at his own retrial in Cairo, Egypt. Among a number of generic statements, El-Adly made at least two bombshell claims during his testimony that have received little to no coverage in the…
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Corporate

Study: Americans Have ‘Near-Zero’ Impact on U.S. Policy

Breitbart A startling new political science study concludes that corporate interests and mega wealthy individuals control policy to such a degree that “the preferences of the average American appear to have only a minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy.” The startling study, titled “Testing Theories of American Politics:…
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Anonymous

Anonymous Releases Police Audio From Day Of Mike Brown Murder

Zero Hedge UPDATE: Ferguson getting SWATified again The hackers' group "Anonymous" has released the full audio recordings of the Police Despatch from the night of Mike Brown's murder. Via Anonymous ( @TheAnonMessage ) These files compiled in this video contains audio of St. Louis police dispatch from the date of…
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Ex-CEO of Company in Red Light Camera Bribery Scandal Indicted

MyFoxChicago The former CEO of the company at the heart of Chicago’s red light camera bribery scandal has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Karen Finley — the 54-year-old former boss of Redflex Traffic Systems — was indicted Wednesday, three months after city worker John Bills was charged with…
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Corporate

Monsanto Wants 14-Year Reuters Veteran Reporter Fired for Talking About GMO Dangers

Huffington Post GMO proponents pressuring Reuters to remove journalist who presents both sides of GMO debate Good journalism is founded on balance and fairness. This means presenting several sides of a story or points of view to help readers gain a more comprehensive perspective on a topic. Without balance, news…
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Focus H

Ferguson: Police tear gas people in own backyard, FAA closes airspace to media, Anonymous hacks

| WTF News | Riots in Ferguson, MO over the police shooting of unarmed Mike Brown continued as the militarized police response antagonized the situation. Residents, mostly African American, have vented years of frustration after multiple reports corroborate that Brown had his hands in the air as he prepared to…
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Martial Law

FAA Issues No Fly Zone Over St. Louis Suburb, Charter Internet Services Down

The Rundown Live Mike Paczesny | The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued airspace restrictions (No Fly Zone) over Ferguson, Missouri. All commercial pilots in the country are getting this notice. Notice to Airmen: Airspace restriction over Ferguson. The St. Louis suburb has been in chaos since an unarmed teenager…
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Focus C

Ferguson As America: “There Is A Brewing Problem… And It’s Extremely Dangerous”

Armstrong Economics Riots are have erupted with hundreds of protesters gathering at a suburban St. Louis police station on Monday demanding murder charges against an officer who shot to death an unarmed black teenager over the weekend. Looting just went nuts like the ’60s. While this is being painted as…
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Missouri: Unarmed Man Had His Hands in the Air When He Was Shot and Killed by Police

KMOV Tensions are high in Ferguson, Missouri and a large police presence is on hand after a teenager was shot to death by a police officer. The St. Louis County Police Department held a press conference Sunday morning where they stated Brown was shot “more than just a couple of…
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Cyberwar

House Quietly Passes Three Cybersecurity Bills

Activist Post On July 28, 2014, the House of Representatives passed three bills aimed at enhancing the cybersecurity efforts of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in certain critical infrastructure sectors, including the energy sector: 3696 – the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act (NCCIPA), the primary bill of…
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#911Truth

FBI terrorists among us: 1993 WTC Bombing; The mind-boggling role of the Bureau

Blacklisted News There seems to be a rule: if a terror attack takes place and the FBI investigates it, things are never what they seem. Federal attorney Andrew C McCarthy prosecuted the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing case. A review of his book, Willful Blindness, states: “For the first time,…
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Censorship

Australia Asked National Media to Suppress Multi-National Corruption Case: WikiLeaks

IB Times WikiLeaks accused Australia of issuing an official order to Australian media to suppress any information involving multinational bribery allegations against international leaders in the country. The order was allegedly issued in the name of national security. It was whistleblower Julian Assange who published a detailed report on Wednesday, July 30 about the…
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"Elites"

Behind the Curtains: How The Corporatocracy Is Driving the US-EU Trade Agenda

Wolf Street By Don Quijones, freelance writer, translator in Barcelona, Spain. Raging Bull-Shit is his modest attempt to challenge the wishful thinking and scrub away the lathers of soft soap peddled by political and business leaders and their loyal mainstream ;This article is a Wolf Street exclusive. Last week the…
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Government

First Syrian Rebels, Now Hamas: Qatar Once Again Emerges As “Mystery” US-Backed Sponsor Of War

Zero Hedge It was a little over a year ago when the "Mystery Sponsor Of Weapons And Money To Syrian Mercenary "Rebels" Was Revealed" as none other than the uber-wealthy Qatar (also known as the tiny but filthy rich state in the Persian Gulf that hosts the US Fifth fleet,…
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Big Brother

Court Approves Warrantless Use Of Police Anti-Terror Phone-Tracking Tech

Daily Caller A state supreme court has just approved the use of a special police counterterrorism phone tracking device without a warrant. The Supreme Court of Wisconsin on Thursday released a decision retroactively approving Milwaukee police’ warrantless use of “stingray” tech — which allows police to intercept names, phone numbers,…
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DHS

Feds Urge Paramedics, Firefighters to Help Find “Extremists”

infowars Injuries may be sign of "suspicious activity" The federal government is asking paramedics and firefighters to be on the lookout for “extremists” as part of a program that aims to uncover “suspicious activity.” A bulletin released in March 2014 by the FBI, Department of Homeland Security and the National…
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