Video: America Won the Cold War But Now Is Turning Into the USSR, Gerald Celente Says

(YahooFinance) – There’s a lot of talk these days about America being an empire in decline. Gerald Celente, director of the Trends Research Institute, goes a step further, arguing America is following a similar path as the former Soviet Union. Video Link Here

Arizona Sheriff: ‘Our Own Government Has Become Our Enemy’

(CNSNews) – Pinal County (Ariz.) Sheriff Paul Babeu is hopping mad at the federal government.

Babeu told CNSNews.com that rather than help law enforcement in Arizona stop the hundreds of thousands of people who come into the United States illegally, the federal government is targeting the state and its law enforcement personnel.

“What’s very troubling is the fact that at a time when we in law enforcement and our state need help from the federal government, instead of sending help they put up billboard-size signs warning our citizens to stay out of the desert in my county because of dangerous drug and human smuggling and weapons and bandits and all these other things and then, behind that, they drag us into court with the ACLU,” Babeu said. Continue reading

DC Declares War On States – Chuck Baldwin

(BaldwinLive) – Among the limited duties of the US Government enumerated in the federal Constitution is Article. IV. Section. 4. “The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion.” However, for several decades now, the federal government in Washington, D.C., has shown great ambition and propensity to engage in activities to which it was never authorized, and to ignore those responsibilities with which it is specifically charged. The responsibility of the federal government to protect each State against invasion is a classic example of the latter. Continue reading

Video: New F35’s For North American Union

(NAUResistance) – “Defence Minister Peter MacKay, Public Works Minister Rona Ambrose, and Industry Minister Tony Clement announce plans to acquire 65 Joint Strike Fighter F-35 aircraft from Lockheed Martin. New Democrat MP Malcolm Allen reacts to the controversial $16-billion contract.” – Sounds Like A Broke Government Up To Their Eyeballs In Debt To Me! Good Thing We Are Giving Up Our Sovereignty To Stop The Global Financial Crisis, Even Better We Are Being Taxed To Death To Help Stop It.. Ahhh.. Whats $16 billion To Keep Our Neighbors To The South, Happy Right? Continue reading

MSM: The Death of Newspapers and the Failure of Paywalls

(Guardian) – If you are reading this article on a printed copy of the Guardian, what you have in your hand will, just 15 years from now, look as archaic as a Western Union telegram does today. In less than 50 years, according to Clay Shirky, it won’t exist at all. The reason, he says, is very simple, and very obvious: if you are 25 or younger, you’re probably already reading this on your computer screen. “And to put it in one bleak sentence, no medium has ever survived the indifference of 25-year-olds.”

You have probably never even heard of Shirky, and until this interview I hadn’t either. When I ask him to define what he does, he laughs, and admits that often when he’s leaving a party someone will say to him, “What exactly is it you do?” His standard reply – “I work on the theory and practice of social media”– is not just wilfully opaque, but crushingly dreary, which is funny, because he is one of the most illuminating people I’ve ever met. Read entire article

Film: United We Fall

A film by Bryan Law and Dan Dicks “United We Fall” is a documentary about the North American Union that is being developed right now between Canada, the United States, and Mexico. For years this topic has been debated in the news and in political circles as being a possible future for North America. In recent years, the mood has shifted and a rift is developing between those who want a Deeply Integrated North American Community, and those who wish to retain their national sovereignty. This film takes a look at both sides by interviewing both insiders and activists who have been at the heart of this heated debate. The film also looks to the broader agenda of building a world government and its implications. Featured Interviews: Robert Pastor (Council on Foreign Relations), Allan Gotlieb (Trilateral Commission, Bilderberg) Herbert Grubel (Creator of the “Amero”) Luke Rudkowski (We Are Change) Dan Dicks (Press For Truth) Vijay Sarma (Political Activist, Independent Journalist) Dr. Andrew Moulden (Canadian Action Party) Richard Syrett (Talk Radio Host) Continue reading

Immigration News

(POEgov) – Video: Congressman Poe Speaks Out As Another Mexican Helicopter Invades U.S.

Flashback: While Government Treats Citizens As Terrorists, Mexican Military Invades U.S.

Mr. Speaker, U.S. Border Patrol agents have spotted yet another Mexican military helicopter incursion into Texas. That makes three times these helicopters have crossed the border into America this year, that we know of. Video Link Here

(WakeUp1776) – New World Order Freaking Out Over Arizona Law

For the first time in a long time I feel that the globalist/communist/international banker/progressives (aka the “New World Order”) are in a reaction phase due to this Arizona law. They are not used to reacting. They are used to being proactive in taking away our sovereignty. They have been in charge for a very long time and are now starting to see an uprising like never before. Read More Here

(PaulWatson&AlexJones) – Dictator Of Failed State Lectures Americans About Freedom

Americans were once again forced to endure the dictator of a failed state which represses and subjugates its citizens as a matter of course lecturing the U.S. about how ‘his people’ were being discriminated against yesterday when unelected Mexican President Felipe Calderon bashed the Arizona illegal immigration law. Read More Here

(CNSNews) – Mexican President Denounces Arizona Law Despite Laws Against Illegal Immigration in His Own Country

At a joint press conference in the White House Rose Garden on Wednesday, President Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon criticized Arizona’s new law against illegal immigration.

Calderon, through a translator, called the law “discriminatory,” while Obama said the wording of the law was “troublesome” and could lead to innocent people being “harassed or arrested.” Read More Here

(BusinessInsider) – Video: War Between The States – Utility Commissioner Threatens To Cut Off LA Power If They Boycott Arizona

According to NBC LA (via Drudge Report), an Arizona utility commissioner is going to shut off power to Los Angeles if LA decides to boycott Arizona. Video Link Here

(NBC) – Video: Girl Outs Mother’s Citizenship Status During First Lady’s School Visit

A second-grader may have unwittingly blown the whistle on her mother’s citizenship status during Michelle Obama’s visit to a Silver Spring, Md., school — and right in front of Mexico’s first lady. Video Link Here

(Infowars) – Agenda 21 Alert: Immigration Theater

The purpose of the federal government’s neglect of protecting the border with Mexico is so that illegal immigrants can pass through it, virtually at will, in order to create a nearly open border. This accomplishes the globalists’ objectives of weakening sovereignty and nationalism, developingeconomic strife, and fomenting discord between taxpaying citizens and illegal immigrants, which are necessary elements to implement the North American Union. Further, it sets the stage for amnesty and the federal government’s immigration bill that would establish a national ID card for all workers, the inroad to REAL ID. Continue reading

European Powerbrokers Present Proposal For New Economic And Political Order

(SteveWatson) – The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, has revealed a set of proposals to fully integrate the economies of the EU member states and centralize power under a federalized union.

Following monday’s announcement of a €750bn EU bailout fund, the EC head and Bilderberg darling José Manuel Barroso announced details of the plan for further European integration. Continue reading

Video: Democracy Now! – Tariq Ali and Mark Weisbrot Discuss Greece’s Economic Crisis and Popular Uprising

“The People of Greece Are Fighting for the Whole of Europe”
The European Union and the International Monetary Fund have approved a nearly $1 trillion package to stop Greece’s debt crisis from spilling beyond its borders into the rest of the eurozone. Stocks surged in Europe, Asia and the United States Monday after EU leaders agreed to a $960 billion package to contain Greece’s financial troubles. Meanwhile, the austerity measures demanded by the IMF and the European Union as a condition of their loan are continuing to exact their toll. Greece’s two main unions have continued to hold protests against the reforms. In a statement, one of the unions said, “The crisis should be paid by…all those who looted public finances.” Last week nearly 100,000 people participated in a mass demonstration and a twenty-four-hour general strike against the austerity measures. Video Link Here

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20 Signs That The United States Is Rapidly Becoming A Totalitarian Big Brother Police State

(EndoftheWorld) – Once upon a time, the United States was a land of unparalleled freedom.  The rest of the world envied the freedom that ordinary Americans had to think, say and do what they wanted.  But all of that has changed.  Now Americans have to fear that they will be tackled by a squad of security goons and dragged off to a detention facility somewhere if they spill a Pepsi on a flight attendant or take a few too many pictures of a public building.  The United States used to be the polar opposite of totalitarian regimes like Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, but now America is rapidly becoming very much like them.  Due to the fear of a boogeyman living in a cave somewhere or some guy with explosive powder in his underwear we are all being forced to give up our freedoms and learn to live in a Big Brother police state. Continue reading

EU climate chief calls for energy tax

(UPI) – The European Union’s top climate official called for an energy tax to boost the bloc’s climate protection efforts.

EU Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard told Monday’s Neue Osnabruecker Zeitung that “energy taxes are among the instruments we should use for climate protection in the EU, because that’s how energy consumption is reduced.” Continue reading

MSM: CIA chief approved destruction of terrorist waterboarding tapes

(Telegraph) – The former CIA chief, Porter Goss, approved a 2005 decision to destroy 92 tapes showing US agents waterboarding two terrorism suspects, according to newly released internal emails. Continue reading

Commission gives green light to genetically-modified potato

(Euractiv) – In a controversial move, the European Commission yesterday (2 March) gave the green light for the first genetically-modified potato to be cultivated in the European Union. Continue reading

Poland’s Leaders Move to Weaken Currency, Then Die in Plane Crash

(GovernmentAgainstThePeople) – There’s no telling if the two events are connected, but their timing is mighty interesting.

The Polish government and the National Bank of Poland, in a “rare moment of unity,” agree to weaken Poland’s currency, the zloty, in an act that would benefit Poland’s exporters at the expense of Poland’s trading partners—that is, the European Union, among others. Then, the next day, Poland’s president and the president of its national bank die in a plane crash. Continue reading

Advancing the Transatlantic Agenda – Dana Gabriel

Although there is a need for Canada to expand its trade horizons, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) currently being negotiated with the European Union (EU) appears to be based on the flawed NAFTA model. Many view it as an opportunity to decrease its trade reliance on the U.S., but it could serve to accelerate the corporate takeover of the country. The deal would exceed NAFTA in its scope and with the third round of negotiations scheduled for April 19-23 in Ottawa, there are lingering concerns regarding its lack of transparency. A Canada-EU CETA could be used to expand NAFTA, strengthen U.S.-EU economic relations and further advance the transatlantic agenda. Continue reading

International Terrorism Does Not Exist

(AbelDanger) – General Leonid Ivashov was the chief of the department for General affairs in the Soviet Union’s ministry of Defense, secretary of the Council of defense ministers of the Community of independant states (CIS), chief of the Military cooperation department at the Russian federation’s Ministry of defense and Joint chief of staff of the Russian armies.

He was the Chief of Staff of the Russian armed forces when the September 11, 2001, attacks took place. He offers his analysis that international terrorism does not exist and that the September 11 attacks were the result of a set-up. What we are seeing is a manipulation by the big powers—this terrorism would not exist without them. Continue reading

National Worker ID Proposed in Comprehensive Immigration Bill

(MigrationExpert) – President Obama is scheduled to meet with Senators Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) and Lindsey Graham (R., S.C. later this week to discuss a Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR) bill. At controversy is a proposed national worker ID which would be at the center of the Senators’ proposed immigration bill currently being worked on in the U.S. Senate. Continue reading

ACLU to Obama: ‘Change or more of the same?’

(RawStory) – The American Civil Liberties Union has never treated the Obama administration with kid gloves, but with their latest ad buy it’s become increasingly clear that their patience for the continuance of some Bush-era policies has run quite thin. Continue reading

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

Video: Webster Tarpley On Russia Today – Soviet Amerika

(RussiaToday) – On Peter Lavelle’s CrossTalk his guests are asked whether the US is following the historic path that led the the collapse of the Soviet Union. Continue reading

Another Newsweek “Conspiracy Theory” Claim Debunked

(PaulWatson) – Another of Newsweek’s ridiculous “conspiracy theory” claims has been debunked after a prominent former Mexican foreign office minister called for a North American Union and a single unified currency, adding to the voluminous reams of evidence that confirm an EU-style integration is being developed for the Americas, a notion Newsweek dismissed as “discredited” in their feeble “Know Your Conspiracies” hit piece. Read More Here

MSM: Wars sending U.S. into ruin

(TorontoSun) – U.S. President Barack Obama calls the $3.8-trillion US budget he just sent to Congress a major step in restoring America’s economic health.
In fact, it’s another potent fix given to a sick patient deeply addicted to the dangerous drug — debt. Continue reading

UN agency calls for global cyberwarfare treaty, ‘driver’s license’ for Web users

(AFP) – The world needs a treaty to prevent cyber attacks becoming an all-out war, the head of the main UN communications and technology agency warned Saturday. Continue reading

Video: A Tale of Two Speeches – Ron Paul

(C4L) – As President Obama calls for further government intervention and control, another speech on the state of our country reminds us that the crisis will only get worse if we do not abandon the establishment’s failed way of thinking and pursue liberty. Continue reading

Obama’s Outreach to Americans: Empty Rhetoric, Business As Usual – Stephen Lendman

(Uruknet) – The response to Obama’s first State of the Union address was predictable. Democrats loved it. Republicans were skeptical to critical, while the media tried to have it both ways. Continue reading

The Audacity of Obama’s State of the Union – Campaign for Liberty

Last night, I suffered through Obama’s speech. I noticed the overarching theme was: in 2010, the administration will finally getting around to all it promised for 2009, as well as a whole other year worth of miracles. Continue reading

The Precarious State of Our Union – Peter Schiff

In this week’s much anticipated State of the Union address, President Obama again demonstrated his poor understanding of the fundamental problems that confront our nation. By following the advice of the same people who helped guide our economy to the precipice of total collapse, Obama now threatens to push it over the edge. Continue reading

Video: Judge Napolitano on State of the Union Address – Obama Should Apologize to Supreme Court

(Fox) – Judge Andrew Napolitano gives his take on Obama’s attack of Supreme Court justices during the State of the Union Address when they were sitting right in front of him. Continue reading

Video: President Obama’s reference to climate change in State of the Union draws laughter

Last night President Barack Obama gave a lengthy State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. While hitting on important issues such as the economy and jobs, his mere mention of climate change science drew laughter and guffaws from the gathered dignitaries and legislators. Continue reading

Obama State of the Union: Guns For the Pentagon, Butter For Wall Street, A Spending Freeze For You

(Uruknet) – Back during the Vietnam war, Democratic presidents Kennedy and Johnson promised we could have guns and butter too. They lied. The cost of the Vietnam war and the world’s biggest military machine quickly gutted the War on Poverty. At least our First Black President isn’t telling us that old, old lie. Not all the time anyway. At his first State of the Union tonight, President Obama is expected to declare an across the board freeze on federal spending. But not on military spending, or on the Federal Reserve pipeline to Wall Street. Hail to the chief. Continue reading

Congratulations! You’re donating $2,000 per family to Wall Street’s Bonuses

(AlterNet) – President Obama won’t tell us in his State of the Union address. The deficit hawks won’t crow about it. Don’t expect the Tea Party or Rush and Beck to highlight our generosity either. But the sad fact is this: During the worst year since the Great Depression, with 30 million people out of work or forced into part-time jobs, Wall Street is awarding itself $150 billion in bonus money…..and it comes from us! Continue reading

MSM: Obama wants to freeze discretionary spending for 3 years

“We are at war, and we’re going to make sure our troops are funded adequately,” one of the senior officials said.
(CNN) – President Obama will announce in Wednesday’s State of the Union address that he’s proposing to save $250 billion by freezing all nonsecurity federal discretionary spending for three years, according to two senior administration officials. Continue reading

Video: EMU Part 1 – If any of this surprises you, then you have been living under a rock for ten years

(LondoBell) – For some context I think I’ll open with the old classic video of Mr. Barroso denying that there has been any loss of national sovereignty for the member states of the European Union. He refers to it as a ‘pooling of sovereignty’. Various newspapers and assorted ‘normal people’ who you will have the displeasure of seeing daily in the streets continue to parrot this belief in one way or another. Continue reading

MSM: Gulf petro-powers to launch currency in latest threat to dollar hegemony

(LondonTelegraph) – The Arab states of the Gulf region have agreed to launch a single currency modelled on the euro, hoping to blaze a trail towards a pan-Arab monetary union swelling to the ancient borders of the Ummayad Caliphate. Continue reading

Closing the ‘Collapse Gap’: the USSR was better prepared for collapse than the US

Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. I am not an expert or a scholar or an activist. I am more of an eye-witness. I watched the Soviet Union collapse, and I have tried to put my observations into a concise message. I will leave it up to you to decide just how urgent a message it is. Continue reading