Longtime readers of this blog won’t need reminding that the recent guilty verdict was a bad joke. I’m sure the perpetrators will be relieved if they manage to execute their patsy. His tracheotomy and isolation won’t suffice to keep him quiet forever.
Except YOUR government of course 🙂 And except for 9/11 of course of course.
There are many documented false flag attacks, where a government carries out a terror attack … and then falsely blames its enemy for political purposes.
In the following 42 instances, officials in the government which carried out the attack (or seriously proposed an attack) admits to it, either orally or in writing: ….
Congress is pushing legislation right now that would “Fast Track” the Trans-Pacific Partnership—a secretive agreement negotiated behind closed doors by government bureaucrats and more than 600 corporate lobbyists. It threatens everything you care about: democracy, jobs, the environment, and the Internet. [Learn More]
Who else opposes “Fast Track” legislation?
In a word, everyone. Democrats, Republicans, tech companies, unions, libertarians, environmentalists, and Internet freedom advocates all oppose Fast Tracking the TPP. It’s common sense: decisions that affect everyone shouldn’t be made in secret without public input.
Below are blog posts and articles from many organizations who are rallying against Fast Track for the TPP. Read up, share, and get all the facts about what the Trans-Pacific Partnership means for you.
- “7 reasons we don’t want Fast Track trade deals,” AFL-CIO
- “Leaked TPP Text Reveal a Bonanza of Special Rights for Corporations,” Citizens Trade Campaign
- “Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement,” Communications Workers of America
- “‘Trade’ Deal Would Elevate Corporations to Equal Status With Nation States”, Public Citizen
- “Congress Must Not Fast Track TPP to Ratification”, Electronic Frontier Foundation
- “Congress Must Vet the TPP”, Teamsters
- “Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Undermine Democracy, Empower Transnational Corporations”,PopularResistance.org
- “TPP: A Fast Track to Internet Censorship?”, OpenMedia
- “Congress: Don’t Put Harmful Trade Pacts on the Fast Track”, Sierra Club
Last week, New Mexico became the second state to ban the practice of civil asset forfeiture, which allows state and local law enforcement agencies to seize property from innocent people.
Gov. Susana Martinez (R) signed HB 560 on Friday, which states that property can only be seized if a person is “arrested for an offense to which forfeiture applies, the person is convicted by a criminal court of the offense, and the state establishes by clear and convincing evidence that the property is subject to forfeiture.” In other words, property seizure is only permitted if a person is guilty of a crime. The bill, which received unanimous approval in the state legislature, was first introduced by Rep. Zachary Cook (R). …
The chairman of the House Oversight Committee called Tuesday for the head of the Drug Enforcement Administration to step down amid allegations that DEA agents attended sex parties with prostitutes while stationed overseas.
Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah said DEA chief Michele Leonhart has allowed problems at the agency to fester for more than a decade.
“It’s time for her to go,” Chaffetz told The Associated Press. “I don’t have confidence in her, nor does the majority of the committee.”
If Leonhart does not step down, President Barack Obama should fire her, Chaffetz said.
Chaffetz made the comments after a 3½-hour hearing Tuesday that focused on the sex party allegations, which date back to 2001. Leonhart has led the DEA since 2007 and was sole deputy administrator for three years before that.
An internal report said government money was used to pay prostitutes at a farewell party for a high-ranking DEA official in Colombia.
DEA agents also rented undercover apartments in Colombia and used them for parties with prostitutes, the DEA said in an internal report.
Excerpts of the report were released Tuesday by the oversight panel, which is investigating questionable behavior highlighted in a March report by the Justice Department’s inspector general that examined sexual harassment and misconduct allegations from 2009 to 2012.
The Justice Department report recounts allegations that DEA agents attended sex parties with prostitutes, funded by local drug cartels, in a foreign county. The report does not identify the country where the alleged sex parties occurred, but the DEA report released Tuesday identified it as Colombia. …