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Greece: Ditch the EU and they can now join the BRICS

As Greece mulls over the results from their most recent debt meeting with the Troika, the IMF announced that they already have plans in place for when Greece inevitably defaults.  However, with the groups taking a pause after another weekend of financial stalemate, a shocking bit of news appeared on May 11 that not only added fuel to the fire, but placed the European Union back on its heels. Because that ex ...

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Cold War Redux: $700 million dollar contracts awarded to refurbish Cheyenne Mountain underground facility

Cheyenne Mountain, which was the former home of Norad and was America's primary nuclear war readiness facility, is being refurbished as an underground bunker thanks to a $700 million contract awarded to the Raytheon corporation in late March.  The underground base, which was also home to Space Command (Spacecom), is being retrofitted at a time when tensions between the United States and Russia are proximati ...

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Benghazi 2.0: Obama abandoning U.S. citizens stuck in Yemen while at same time selling arms to their bombers

In a week where President Obama was forced to go public over the fact a drone strike campaign killed two hostages back in January that included one American, the Commander In Chief is now doubling down on the potential loss of American life by refusing to aid U.S. citizens stuck in Yemen, while at the same time selling arms to the very country that might get them killed. On Wednesday, 20 American citizens w ...

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If it wasn’t for America’s vassal state Japan, only the Fed would be buying U.S. debt

When China and Russia stopped buying U.S. debt and began dumping it through the offshore exchange known as Euroclear, the Fed needed someone else to step in to mitigate a complete monetization of their money printing activity.  So Washington called upon their only remaining vassal state capable of sucking new Treasury sales and conned Japan into replacing their pension funds with T-Bills. Japan now official ...

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It’s getting real: U.S. imposes sanctions against Warcraft gamers in Crimea

According to PC Gamer magazine, an estimated 400 million gamers play or have played an MMO around the world.  The most popular of these is World of Warcraft, with the entire industry earning an estimated $13 billion per year. So with this in mind, the proprietors of games like World of Warcraft and Diablo III have succumbed to U.S. pressure and are cutting off access to these games in the Ukrainian region o ...

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Russia leads again: Russian Muslims, not U.S. Muslims, publicly denounce ISIS

After 9/11, Americans were breathlessly waiting for so-called moderate Muslims to stand up and publicly denounce the works and efforts that radical Muslims were performing as terror activities under the guise of jihad.  But while small pockets of Muslims in the U.S. did speak out against these radical factions within Islam, for the most part the American Muslim community was silent, and were in part the cau ...

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Warmongers in Congress vote overwhelmingly to arm Ukraine and bring world closer to war

On March 24, the U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly once again to give the President military authority to send arms and constructs of war to the Kiev government in Ukraine.  This is not the first time the House or Senate has voted on such a course of action, but illustrates just how much the warmongers in government desperately want to create new conflicts and attempt to mask how dire the e ...

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Russia slaps neo-con warmonger John McCain with sanctions

While the imposing of sanctions by Moscow on individuals may have little effect upon them financially, the political ramifications can be quite harsh, especially if allied nations to Russia choose to jump on board and honor these restrictions.  And with Putin's government signing on board for sanctions that will now affect 200 people, including U.S. Senator John McCain, the ongoing proxy war is now getting ...

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As the ECB prepares for Greek exit, Tsipras plans meeting with Putin

Despite the hoopla that came out of a fragile debt agreement between Greece and the Troika a few weeks ago, the Southern European country is no better off now than before they started re-making interest payments on their hundreds of billions of euros in debt obligations.  And as the political and economic situation increasingly moves towards insolvency, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is planning a meet ...

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Russia seeks to put on trail retired U.S. General who called for the killing of Russians

Hyperbole, opinions, and commentary on television is one thing, but when a retired U.S. General publicly calls for the killing of Russian and pro-Russian peoples in the Ukraine and in the Russian mainland then these words can quickly become an international incident.  And just days after Major General Robert Scales told Fox News that U.S. foreign policy in the region should be focused on the killing of Russ ...

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In desperate move, SWIFT adds Russia to its board as a voting member

Two days after China announced they were within months of implementing their own version of SWIFT to compete and perhaps overtake the U.S. dollar as the globally recognized reserve currency, the West does a U-Turn and has accepted Russia as a voting member of their financial messaging and interchange system.  This move on March 11 comes just months after the U.S. threatened the Eurasian oil giant with being ...

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Russia responds to European Commissioner’s call for a new all-Euro military

The biggest problem with having a coalition of states is that many leaders within that union hold much different viewpoints than their counterparts.  For example, the Southern European nations within the European Union are more than happy to have the ECB begin buying up their debt obligations while much strong economies like Germany have a long memory of what devaluing a currency can do to destroy a nation. ...

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