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JP Morgan whistleblower witnessed ‘massive criminal securities fraud’ in bank’s mortgage operations | Business Standard News

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

JP Morgan whistleblower witnessed ‘massive criminal securities fraud’ in bank’s mortgage operations | Business Standard News. Alayne Fleischmann, the woman who cost JPMorgan 9 billion US dollars with her testimony, said that she witnessed “massive criminal securities fraud” in the bank’s mortgage operations as it was entering financial crisis. According to Stuff.co.nz, Fleischmann said in […]

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Congress has 11% approval ratings but 96% incumbent reelection rate, meme says | PolitiFact

Congress has 11% approval ratings but 96% incumbent reelection rate, meme says | PolitiFact

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Congress has 11% approval ratings but 96% incumbent reelection rate, meme says | PolitiFact. By Nai Issa, Louis Jacobson on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 4:56 p.m. A reader sent us this social media meme. We looked at whether its numbers check out. It would be an understatement to say that voters in the recently […]

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Caught on Camera: Obamacare Architect Admits Deceiving Americans to Pass Law | LifeNews.com

Caught on Camera: Obamacare Architect Admits Deceiving Americans to Pass Law | LifeNews.com

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caught on Camera: Obamacare Architect Admits Deceiving Americans to Pass Law | LifeNews.com. In a newly surfaced video, one of Obamacare’s architects admits a “lack of transparency” helped the Obama administration and congressional Democrats pass the Affordable Care Act. The conservative group American Commitment posted Jonathan Gruber’s remarks, reportedly from an Oct. 17, 2013, event, […]

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Cuomo had a secret re-election ‘pact’ with Republicans | New York Post

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cuomo had a secret re-election ‘pact’ with Republicans | New York Post. By Fredric U. Dicker   The state’s most powerful Republican secretly worked for months to help Democratic Gov. Cuomo win re-election — in exchange for Cuomo’s promise not to aid Senate Democrats in their Long Island races, a top New York GOP leader […]

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Surprise! Controversial Patriot Act power now overwhelmingly used in drug investigations – The Washington Post

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Surprise! Controversial Patriot Act power now overwhelmingly used in drug investigations – The Washington Post. By Radley Balko October 29 One of the more controversial provisions of the Patriot Act was to broaden the “sneak-and-peek” power for federal law enforcement officials. The provision allows investigators to conduct searches without informing the target of the search. We […]

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Top 10 ways Barack Obama has muzzled American media — RT USA

Top 10 ways Barack Obama has muzzled American media — RT USA

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Top 10 ways Barack Obama has muzzled American media — RT USA. After US President Barack Obama entered office in 2009 pledging transparency and open government, it was a refreshing wind of change from the locked-down Bush years. The reality, however, has fallen dramatically short of the promise.   10. White House seizes phone records […]

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Nobel Peace Prize laureates call on Obama to release CIA torture report — RT USA

Nobel Peace Prize laureates call on Obama to release CIA torture report — RT USA

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nobel Peace Prize laureates call on Obama to release CIA torture report — RT USA. Twelve winners of the Nobel Peace Prize have urged fellow laureate, US President Barack Obama, to release a Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s post-9/11 Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation Program, also known as the torture report. The laureates revealed […]

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US ordered to explain withholding of Iraq and Afghanistan torture photos | US news | The Guardian

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

US ordered to explain withholding of Iraq and Afghanistan torture photos | US news | The Guardian. The Obama administration has until early December to detail its reasons for withholding as many as 2,100 graphic photographs depicting US military torture of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, a federal judge ordered on Tuesday. By 12 December, […]

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U.S. Congress examining deal between NSA official, ex-agency chief | Reuters

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

U.S. Congress examining deal between NSA official, ex-agency chief | Reuters. (Reuters) – A Senate committee and an outspoken U.S. Congressman are seeking further information about a deal under which a top National Security Agency official is being permitted to work part-time for a private company run by the spy agency’s former director. The Senate […]

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▶ Pittsburgh detective thinks outside the box to help foster kids – YouTube

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

▶ Pittsburgh detective thinks outside the box to help foster kids – YouTube.   Jack Mook, a Pittsburgh police detective, took unusual steps when he discovered a troubling truth about two foster children. Steve Hartman reports.

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New York – The NYPD Tapes: The Village Voice’s Series on Adrian Schoolcraft by Graham Rayman – Village Voice

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

New York – The NYPD Tapes: The Village Voice’s Series on Adrian Schoolcraft by Graham Rayman – Village Voice. In 2010, Village Voice reporter Graham Rayman obtained digital audio recordings from Police Officer Adrian Schoolcraft, an eight-year veteran of the NYPD. These tapes revealed the inner-workings of Bed-Stuy’s 81st Precinct, a place where bosses threatened […]

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Executive Order: Ordering the Selected Reserve and Certain Individual Ready Reserve Members of the Armed Forces to Active Duty | The White House

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Executive Order: Ordering the Selected Reserve and Certain Individual Ready Reserve Members of the Armed Forces to Active Duty | The White House. Executive Order: Ordering the Selected Reserve and Certain Individual Ready Reserve Members of the Armed Forces to Active Duty EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – ORDERING THE SELECTED RESERVE […]

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Revealed: Condoleezza Rice prevented NY Times from publishing CIA scoop — RT USA

Revealed: Condoleezza Rice prevented NY Times from publishing CIA scoop — RT USA

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Revealed: Condoleezza Rice prevented NY Times from publishing CIA scoop — RT USA. While serving as secretary of state under President George W. Bush, Condoleezza Rice called upon the New York Times and asked the paper to not report on a story, a former editor now says. Jill Abramson, who served as executive editor of […]

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Accusations against CIA of organizing crack-cocaine trade ring surface again — RT USA

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Accusations against CIA of organizing crack-cocaine trade ring surface again — RT USA. In 1996, reporter Gary Webb connected the CIA to cocaine sales in inner-city America, which raised money for Nicaraguan Contras. At the time accusations were brushed off as unsubstantial, but now they are surfacing again. Webb, who published the ‘Dark Alliance’ series […]

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Longest in US history: Afghan War turns 13, US military deaths grow 4-fold under Obama — RT USA

Longest in US history: Afghan War turns 13, US military deaths grow 4-fold under Obama — RT USA

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Longest in US history: Afghan War turns 13, US military deaths grow 4-fold under Obama — RT USA. Tuesday this week commemorates 13 years since the start of the Afghan War — America’s longest running campaign of its kind — yet an end to the operation is hardly on the horizon. Under the terms of […]

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IRS Wrongly Withheld Info in Hundreds of Cases, Watchdog Finds | Washington Free Beacon

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

IRS Wrongly Withheld Info in Hundreds of Cases, Watchdog Finds | Washington Free Beacon. BY: CJ Ciaramella October 3, 2014 1:00 pm The Internal Revenue Service wrongly withheld or failed to adequately search for records in hundreds of Freedom of Information Act requests, while accidentally releasing sensitive taxpayer information in other instances, an independent government […]

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Obama skipped most of his daily intelligence briefings – Government Accountability Institute — RT USA

Obama skipped most of his daily intelligence briefings – Government Accountability Institute — RT USA

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Obama skipped most of his daily intelligence briefings – Government Accountability Institute — RT USA. US President Barack Obama has attended only 42 percent of his daily intelligence briefings since assuming office more than five and a half years ago, according to a new study. The Government Accountability Institute, a watchdog non-profit organization, calculated the […]

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Holder Quit Because Obama Knows GOP Will Win Midterm Elections; Needs Loyal AG To Conceal Scandals – DickMorris.com at DickMorris.com

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Holder Quit Because Obama Knows GOP Will Win Midterm Elections; Needs Loyal AG To Conceal Scandals – DickMorris.com at DickMorris.com. By Dick Morris on September 26, 2014 Eric Holder’s resignation, just 40 days before the midterm elections, shows how jittery Obama is about losing control of the Senate this November.   While Holder likely is […]

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US Airstrikes Against ISIS Targets Under Way in Syria – ABC News

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

US Airstrikes Against ISIS Targets Under Way in Syria – ABC News. Airstrikes against up to 20 ISIS targets are under way in Syria, according to Pentagon officials. The operation marks the first time the U.S. has launched strikes in Syria, a new front in the battle against the terror group. “I can confirm that […]

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Suspicions Run Deep in Iraq That C.I.A. and the Islamic State Are United – NYTimes.com

Suspicions Run Deep in Iraq That C.I.A. and the Islamic State Are United – NYTimes.com

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Suspicions Run Deep in Iraq That C.I.A. and the Islamic State Are United – NYTimes.com.   Suspicions Run Deep in Iraq That C.I.A. and the Islamic State Are United By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK September 20, 2014 BAGHDAD — The United States has conducted an escalating campaign of deadly airstrikes against the extremists of the Islamic State for more […]

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