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Hunger Games: U.S. near the top in un-affordable food prices

Ever ask yourself why more than 50 million Americans are on food stamps?  All one has to do is look at a new chart out from Bloomberg economist Niraj Shah to discover than since 2007, only Estonia and Hungary (irony) have experienced more growth in their citizens being unable to afford to buy food than the U.S..  In fact, with a 21% growth in Americans unable to afford to buy food in just the past seven yea ...

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Americans are slaves to the IRS for three days longer than last year

For decades, Americans have tasted a bitter pill that sarcastically is called Tax Freedom Day.  It is considered the day that the average American is free from taxation for the year, and has progressively moved further along the calendar since the late 1980's. In 2014, the newest Tax Freedom Day determination is out and according to a report released on April 7 by the Tax Foundation, the calender day in whi ...

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Volkswagen’s New 300 MPG CAR … NOT ALLOWED IN AMERICA

(Jim Stone)  You won’t find the 300 MPG Volkswagen XL1 in an American showroom, in fact it has even been denied a tour of America because it is too efficient for the American public to be made widely aware of, and oil profits are too high in America with the status quo in place. No tour has been allowed for this car because the myth that 50 mpg is virtually impossible to obtain from even a stripped down eco ...

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WHERE IS THE MSM?? Yet Another BP OIL SPILL IN THE US

The BP refinery that spilled up to 1,638 gallons of crude oil may soon be cleaned up, but officials are calling on BP to be held accountable for its actions. The Whiting refinery, located in northwest Indiana, spilled between 630 and 1,638 gallons of crude oil into Lake Michigan this week after a malfunction occurred at one of the refinery’s crude distillation units. So far, cleanup crews have reported “min ...

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NETWORK’S REFUSE OBAMA’S REQUEST For Primetime OBAMACARE CELEBRATION…

BuzzFeed Politics — White House officials sought valuable primetime air for a rare, impromptu Tuesday night address to tout the accomplishment of signing up more than 7 million people under the Affordable Care Act. But network officials refused to make the kind of accommodation they did previously for the announcement that Osama Bin Laden had been killed, for instance, and Obama was left instead cutting int ...

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IRS labels Bitcoin an asset and not a form of currency

In a bizarre ruling on March 25, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has summarily declared Bitcoin to be a an asset, or 'property', and is therefore subjected to capital gains taxes similar to selling a house, a stock, or an ounce of gold. Today’s IRS guidance will provide certainty for investors, along with potential income-tax liability. Under the ruling, purchasing a $2 cup of coffee with Bitcoins bought ...

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Nancy Pelosi Admits That Congress Is Scared Of The CIA

from the well-that's-revealing dept Over the past few months, one thing we keep hearing over and over again from defenders of the intelligence community is that everything is under control and "legal" because Congress has powerful oversight. We've shown, repeatedly, how that's something of a joke. The intelligence community has lied repeatedly, has withheld documents and is generally nonresponsive to oversi ...

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Oppose the war in Ukraine? New E.O. could allow Obama to seize your assets

In the Federal government, lawyers ensure that legislation, laws, or other forms of regulation are written in ways to be both vague and concise, and allow the state to enforce them as they see fit.  One such 'benign' form of law that was passed last week could essentially allow the Obama Administration to seize the assets of any American who disagrees with the government's policies over Ukraine and the ongo ...

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Guess Zuckerberg Did After Learning the Gov’t Was Using Facebook to Track People

When most of us are unhappy about government policies — say, for instance, National Security Agency information-gathering techniques — the most we can (legally) do is educate ourselves, maybe complain a little, and wait for the next election cycle. But apparently Mark Zuckerberg can do a little more. He called the president directly. The White House confirmed that Zuckerberg and Obama spoke Thursday night, ...

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NSA Is PRETENDING TO BE FACEBOOK To Spy On You

Malware can record audio and take photos of web users without their knowledge. The latest Snowden leaks on the NSA reveal that the spy agency is masquerading as Facebook in order to infect millions of computers around the world with malware as part of its mass surveillance program. Glenn Greenwald reported the latest information today, noting that the practice has been in operation for over ten years with t ...

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Dr. Paul Craig Roberts: U.S. wants to get their hands on Ukraine to loot it

On March 12, former Assistance Secretary of the Treasury Dr. Paul Craig Roberts spoke as a guest on USA Watchdog.  During his 50 minute interview, Dr. Roberts addressed America's desperate need to win out over Ukraine, with their ultimate goal being the confiscation of wealth and resources, and not one of freeing the Ukrainian people. “So, why is Ukraine important?  Well, there is the Black Sea naval base t ...

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