Scam artist Kerry calls for new three-year war powers to fight Islamic State

US Secretary of State John Kerry Tuesday (Dec 9) urged lawmakers to adopt a new legal authorisation to underpin military action against Islamic State (IS) militants for at least three years.

But during a heated debate, the top US diplomat came under fire from Republicans and Democrats who argued that if President Barack Obama wanted new powers to combat the militants, he should have drawn up a draft text to propose to the Senate. The US-led coalition has already carried out some 1,100 airstrikes in Syria and Iraq since September targeting IS extremists in a bid to defeat the group which has seized a large territory and imposed harsh Islamic law. …

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/kerry-calls-for-new-three/1521346.html

Is there limit to the naivete and credulity of the federal legislature?  Or all they all being bribed and blackmailed?

US Budget Bill Stealthily Allows Banks to Use Federal Deposit Insurance to Cover Swaps and Derivates

Congress has agreed to use federal deposit insurance, which was designed to protect the savings accounts of consumers, to cover risky trading by the nation’s biggest banks.

In a small provision in the budget bill, Congress agreed to allow banks to house their trading of swaps and derivatives alongside customer deposits, which are insured by the federal government against losses.

The budget move repeals a portion of the Dodd-Frank financial reform act and, some say, lays the groundwork for future bailouts of banks who make irresponsibly risky trades.

“It’s both a stealth move and indefensible,” said Dennis Kelleher, the head of Better Markets, a group that argues for great oversight of banks. In a note to clients, he later called it “a sneaky, midnight repeal”. …

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/dec/10/congressional-budget-big-bank-bailouts

NSA Whistleblower Calls for 9/11 Truth


William Binney was a 30 year veteran official of the National Security Agency who resigned in October 2001 to blow the whistle on the NSA’s deliberate violation of the constitution. Now, 13 years after the events of 9/11 that helped the NSA justify its total surveillance dragnet, Binney has signed the Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth’s petition calling for a new investigation into 9/11. Today we talk to Richard Gage, founder of AE911Truth.org, and William Binney himself, about this petition, its significance, and the ongoing quest for 9/11 truth and justice.

http://www.corbettreport.com/nsa-whistleblower-supports-911-truth-william-binney-and-richard-gage-on-grtv/

Fluoride Robs You of Your Health While Believed to Be Good

From DeesIllustration.com
From DeesIllustration.com

Only a handful of countries – largely English speaking (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK, and the USA) — continue the outdated and discredited practice of water fluoridation, but in each of these citadels, more and more communities are finding out the truth…

Read more at Fluoride Robs You of Your Health While Believed to Be Good.