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Obama Quietly Signs The ‘Countering Disinformation And Propaganda Act’ Into Law

Zero Hedge, Just like that, the US Ministry of Truth is officially born. Late on Friday, with the US population embracing the upcoming holidays and oblivious of most news emerging from the administration, Obama quietly signed into law the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which authorizes $611 billion for the military in 2017. In

NDAA 2017 Includes Draft For Women, Indefinite Detention Of American Citizens

Activist Post – by Derrick Broze The U.S. Congress has passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2017 with provisions that will force women to sign up for potential military draft and continues the practice of indefinite detention. On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate approved a $602 billion annual defense budget that President Obama has promised

NDAA 2017: Military Industrial Complex Wins, People Lose

Daniel McAdams | The Defense Authorization bill is supposed to be an opportunity for Congress to shape national defense priorities. The Defense Authorization bill is supposed to be an opportunity for Congress to shape national defense priorities and share the responsibility with the president when it comes to foreign policy. Generally the president has

Obama Considered Using Military Against Bundy and Supporters

Pentagon directive authorizes use of federal troops and drones in violation of Posse Comitatus Bill Gertz, writing for The Washington Times, reports the Obama administration had considered using the military during a standoff between Cliven Bundy and the BLM in Nevada in April. A 2010 Pentagon authorization, Directive No. 3025.18, “Defense Support of Civil Authorities,”

House blocks Pentagon bid to curb pay raises, retire weapons

 The House Armed Services Committee approved a policy bill on Thursday that authorized a $496 billion Pentagon base budget for next year but rejected many of the department’s attempts to cut spending, including on arms programs and military pay increases. Lawmakers on the Republican-dominated panel voted unanimously to send the measure to the full House

Democrat Senator Markey’s œHate Speech Bot

Designed to shut down speech and eliminate political opposition Earlier this month, we ran a story on Senator Ed Markey’s The Hate Crime Reporting Act of 2014. The legislation proposes updating a twenty year old report on the role the internet, radio and TV allegedly play “in encouraging hate crimes based on gender, race, religion,