MSM: Early results – Iceland voters reject debt deal

(AP) – Iceland’s voters on Saturday resoundingly rejected a $5.3 billion plan to pay off Britain and the Netherlands for debts spawned by the collapse of an Icelandic Internet bank, according to initial results. Continue reading

Most decorated US Marine General: Purpose of all US wars is billions for insiders’ profits

(Examiner) – Smedley Butler (and here) was the most honored man in Marine Corps history. He wrote and spoke that the purpose of US wars is millions and billions in profits for America’s leading “bankers, industrialists, and speculators.” War is a “racket:” a deception whereby its purpose of blood money from American taxpayers to “insiders” is always disguised as noble and necessary ventures to keep Americans propagandized into paying again and again. Continue reading

MSM: Dutch Prince Bernhard ‘was member of Nazi party’

(Telegraph) – Prince Bernhard, the father of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, was a member of the Nazi party, a new book has claimed, contracting the German-born Dutch war hero’s life-long denials. Continue reading

Video: Smear campaign against 9/11 truthers?

(RussiaToday) – Last night a California man opened fire outside the Pentagon in Washington DC. Today he has been linked to the 9/11 truth group that rejects the official explanation of 9/11. Continue reading

Video: Keiser Report №22 – Markets! Finance! Scandal!

This time Max Keiser and co-host, Stacy Herbert, look at the scandals behind: ‘the owner of Great Britain’ bouncing a $54 million check for a pile of dirt in the Persian Gulf; a currency speculator in Monaco moving currency markets with an ‘accidental Jim Rogers press release’ while Colonel Gaddafi calls for jihad against Switzerland and receives zero market impact; and Alan Greenspan wins major award for causing up global financial markets to explode. Keiser also talks to David DeGraw about his new book, “The Economic Elite versus the People of the United States of America.” Continue reading

Video: Gerald Celente’s Global Economic Forecast Outlook on The Alex Jones Show

(March 5, 2010) – Gerald Celente is on the record for accurately forecasting and naming the current “Great Recession”; for forecasting the 1987 Stock Market Crash, the Dot-com bust, Gold Bull Run to Begin, 2001 Recession, the Real Estate bubble, the “Panic of ’08”, Tax Revolts, the coming “Greatest Depression” and many more social, economic, business, consumer and geopolitical trends Continue reading

Video: DeMint demands a block to Obama land-grab attempt

Jim DeMint took to the Senate floor and the pages of the Washington Times earlier this week to expose a plan by the White House to seize over 10 million acres of land in nine Western states. Using an obscure clause in the Antiquities Act of 1906, the Department of the Interior under Ken Salazar would designate the land as “monuments” in order to block the use of the resources in those states. DeMint correctly asserts that this is not only a perversion of the intent of the Antiquities Act, but also a huge power grab by the federal government at the expense of the states: Continue reading

MSM: Vaccines ‘are making our dogs sick as vets cash in’

(DailyMail) – Profit-hungry drug companies and vets are ‘frightening’ dog owners into inoculating their pets more often than necessary, according to Canine Health Concern. Read More Here

World War

(YNet) – Iran tells Russian pilots to leave

Iran gives commercial pilots two months to leave country as tension mounts over S-300 missile deal Read More Here

(AFP) – New Iran rocket launch site shows N. Korea links: Jane’s

Iran is building a new rocket launch site a short distance from an existing complex and seems to be working with North Korea, information group IHS Jane’s said Friday. Read More Here

(Reuters) – Iran’s Ahmadinejad Calls Sept 11 “Big Fabrication”

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Saturday called the September 11 attacks on the United States a “big fabrication” that was used to justify the U.S. war on terrorism, the official IRNA news agency reported. Read More Here

(PressTV) – Ireland says Israeli siege on Gaza ‘medieval’

Ireland blasts the Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip as “medieval,” urging the European Union to pressure Tel Aviv into easing the restrictions. Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – Nobel Peace Prize Winner Reserves the Right to Nuclear First Strike

The approval of a new United States nuclear doctrine has been postponed for another month. The military had taken almost a year to prepare it. The initial wording, in which America renounces any pre-emptive strike, avowing instead to use nuclear weapons only in response to attack, was rejected by President Barack Obama. Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – Iran’s Nuclear Program: Tehran’s Reply to the IAEA on the “Implementation of Safeguards in Iran” – Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – Daunting Crisis in East-West Relations: U.S., NATO Intensify War Games Around Russia’s Perimeter

Along with plans to base anti-ballistic missile facilities in Poland near Russia’s border (a 35 mile distance) and in Bulgaria and Romania across the Black Sea from Russia, Washington and the self-styled global military bloc it leads, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, have arranged a series of military exercises on and near Russia’s borders this year. Read More Here

Economy

(Bloomberg) – Obama Spending Plan Underestimates Deficits, Budget Office Says

President Barack Obama’s budget proposal would create bigger deficits than advertised every year of the next decade, with the shortfalls totaling $1.2 trillion more than the administration projected, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Read More Here

(Newsweek) – The Scary New Rich

The global middle class is more unstable and less liberal than we thought. Read More Here

(BusinessWeek) – Russia May Scrap Ruble for New Customs Union Currency (Update3)

Russia may scrap the ruble and introduce a common currency with Belarus and Kazakhstan as the nations broaden their alliance and seek to reduce their dependence on the dollar, a first deputy prime minister said. Read More Here

(BusinessWeek) – Four U.S. Banks Shut Down as Failure Count This Year Reaches 26

Regulators shut banks in Maryland, Illinois, Florida and Utah, pushing the number of U.S. failures to 26 this year and placing more pressure on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to dispose of a growing pile of toxic assets. Read More Here

(Telegraph) – China ready to end dollar peg

The head of China’s central bank has given the strongest signal yet that the country will move away from pegging its currency to the dollar, but he said any changes would be gradual. Read More Here

LAUSD Plans 5,200 Layoffs

In an attempt to close a $640 million funding deficit next year, the LAUSD is moving ahead with teacher layoffs. Read More Here

(NBCConnecticut) – Shaw’s To Lay Off Nearly 1,000

The Shaw’s grocery store chain, which is selling all of its Connecticut locations, says it will cut 967 jobs at those stores. Read More Here

(Telegraph) – Our world balances on a sea of debt

The banks that control the world’s supply of money are no better than counterfeiters – and their system of juggling debt has left the global economy teetering on the brink of ruin. Convicted fraudster Darius Guppy offers a provocative personal view Read More Here

(PicassoDreams) – Percentage of GDP to External Debt: Default is Inevitable

A country’s external debt is defined as the part of the total debt of a country owed to foreign creditors. These creditors may include other banks, governments, corporations, and private individuals. Read More Here

(BusinessInsider) – Europe’s New Debt Solution: Create Their Own Ratings Agency That Only Gives Friendly Ratings

Is your nation under massive financial pressure due to deteriorating sovereign debt ratings? Rising interest costs got you down? Read More Here

MSM: September 11 attacks and cloning top Yahoo! searches

(LondonTelegraph) – The September 11 terrorist attacks, cloning and the Iraq war top a list of online news searches in the last 15 years, a new study by Yahoo! shows. Continue reading

Neo-Con Media: Oh What a Lovely War

(C4L) – The Scottish poet Robert Burns wrote “Oh what a gift a gift to gie us, to see ourselves as others see us.” Burns could not have possibly predicted a hubris ridden twenty-first century America not much given to introspection, but there were certainly enough examples of over mighty kings and princes in his own time for him to draw upon. Continue reading

Pentagon Shooter

(KurtNimmo) – Drill Held at D.C. Transit Station Days Before Pentagon Shooting

Coincidence? Several days before John Patrick Bedell attacked two Pentagon cops and was killed, D.C. police staged a drill at the Friendship Heights Metro station in in Northwest Washington. Read More Here

(KurtNimmo) – Bedell a Libertarian “Terrorist” Soros Linked Blog Claims

For the establishment leftoids, the verdict is in — John Patrick Bedell was not only a rightwing, anti-government terrorist, but a Libertarian to boot. Read More Here

(WashingtonPost) – Pentagon guards trained for attack like that of gunman’s

They’re both former service members — one a Marine who guarded U.S. embassies all over the world, the other an Air Force reservist who worked as a New Orleans cop — who made second careers in the police force that protects the Pentagon. Read More Here

(WashingtonPost) – Experts: Pentagon shooter, others strike symbols of ‘power for the powerless’

The setting was seemingly random: an outer gate at the Pentagon at evening rush hour. But John Patrick Bedell’s violent rampage Thursday made him only the latest in the growing ranks of the disaffected and disturbed to take aim at a symbol of official Washington. Read More Here

(KurtNimmo) – Bedell, Stack, and Von Brunn: Blame It On the Internet

Janet Napolitano and the DHS are now vindicated. The mentally disturbed Pentagon shooter is more evidence of rightwing extremism violence. Or so Bill Weir of ABC News insists. The corporate media “journalist” (teleprompter reader) and co-anchor of Good Morning America Weekend Edition waved around a printout out of the DHS report this morning. Read More Here

(AlterNet) – Pentagon Shooting Yet Another Sign of Boiling Anti-Government Sentiment

The media are trying to find political affiliations for the Pentagon shooter, but they’re missing the big picture. Read More Here

Video: Mike Rivero on Alex Jones Tv – Mainstream Media is Losing All Credibility on Every Issue

(March 3, 2010) – Alex also talks with Mike Rivero, webmaster of the popular alternative news portal WRH and GCN talk show host. Mike makes his monthly appearance on the Alex Jones Show to discuss the economy and the plans of the Nwo. Continue reading

Bill Gates On ‘Vaccines To Reduce Population’ – F. William Engdahl

(Rense) – Microsoft founder and one of the world’s wealthiest men, Bill Gates, projects an image of a benign philanthropist using his billions via his (tax exempt) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to tackle diseases, solve food shortages in Africa and alleviate poverty. In a recent conference in California, Gates reveals a less public agenda of his philanthropy-population reduction, otherwise known as eugenics. Continue reading

NaturalNews.com Headlines

(DavidGutierrez) – 90 Percent of High School Kids Lack Sufficient Intake of Fruits, Veggies

Less than 10 percent of high school students in the United States meet the federally recommended daily intake of fruits and vegetables, according to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Read More Here

(E. Huff) – EPA may soon require pesticide manufacturers to finally disclose secret toxic ingredients

After 11 years of secrecy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has decided to reverse a prior decision that allowed pesticide manufacturers to conceal the inert ingredients from their product labels. Since many of these ingredients are toxic, the agency now believes that consumers should know what ingredients are hiding in pesticide products. Read More Here

(DavidGutierrez) – Antidepressants During Pregnancy Cause Premature Birth

Women who take strategic serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants during pregnancy are twice as likely to give birth prematurely as women who do not take the drugs, according to a study published in the Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine and funded by the Danish Medical Research Council. Read More Here