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Police killings of blacks voted top story of 2014

 The police killings of unarmed blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere — and the investigations and tumultuous protests they inspired — was the top news story of 2014, according to The Associated Press’ annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors. In a year crowded with dramatic and often wrenching news developments around the world, […] Read More →

N. Korea threatens strikes on US amid hacking claims

 President Barack Obama is “recklessly” spreading rumors of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures, North Korea says, as it warns of strikes against the White House, Pentagon and “the whole U.S. mainland, that cesspool of terrorism.” Such rhetoric is routine from North Korea’s massive propaganda machine during times of high tension with Washington. But a […] Read More →

A Happy Christmas for the Castro Regime

Jeff Jacoby,   AFTER FIVE YEARS in a Cuban dungeon, American aid contractor Alan Gross was finally freed Wednesday, his release part of a deal to restore full diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba. But there will be no freedom for the many thousands of Cuban citizens locked in the Castros’ prisons — not […] Read More →

US appeals court deems gun law unconstitutional

 A federal appeals court in Cincinnati deemed a law unconstitutional that kept a Michigan man who was committed to a mental institution from owning a gun. The three-judge panel of the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that a federal ban on gun ownership for those who have been committed to a mental […] Read More →

Any Large Drop In Asset Prices Will Destroy Economy

 Jason Burack of Wall St for Main St had on 1st time guest, Investment Advisor Representative (IAR) at Sitka Pacific Capital Management and top economic expert and economics blogger, Michael “Mish” Shedlock. http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspo…  During this 35+ minute interview, Jason asks Mish why hyperinflation has not already occurred in the US? Mish talks about how the US […] Read More →

Obama: US ending outdated approach to Cuba

 President Barack Obama declared the end of America’s “outdated approach” to Cuba Wednesday, announcing the re-establishment of diplomatic relations as well as economic and travel ties with the communist island — a historic shift in U.S. policy that aims to bring an end to a half-century of Cold War enmity. “Isolation has not worked,” Obama […] Read More →

The “Shape-Shifting Sheik” and the “Sydney Siege”

 Suspect had multiple aliases, granted political asylum by Australian government. Another embarrassing chapter has unfolded for Western intelligence and security communities in the wake of the so-called “Sydney Siege.” The suspect named by the media as “Man Haron Monis” also has gone by the names “Manteghi Boroujerdi” and “Mohammad Hassan Manteghi” and was an individual […] Read More →

War Drums Beat Louder & Faster Between U.S. & Russia

Eric Zuesse | Washington’s Blog U.S. taxpayers send “loans” to Ukraine that will never be paid back. On Saturday, December 13th, Russian media reported that U.S. President Obama evidently can’t wait to sign the congressional authorization for war against Russia (which has already been passed in draft form by 98% of U.S. House members and […] Read More →

Lies, Damn Lies, and American Politics

George Mano,  Americans now have something in common with people in the old Soviet Union—our government and the media lie to us. The Soviets used to say about their two newspapers Pravda (which means “truth”) and Izvestiya (which means “news”), that “there is no truth in Pravda and no news in Izvestiya.” The Soviet people […] Read More →

Black Sheriff: Obama’s Racial Divide and Conquer Strategy “Destructive for America”

“He built that” The Obama administration’s “divide and conquer strategy” may have enabled the president to secure two successive White House victories, but the fallout has been “destructive for America,” Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke said.  Discussing the results of a Fox News poll, in which a majority of respondents said they believe race relations have grown […] Read More →

On the Brink of War and Economic Collapse

 On occasion a reader will ask if I can give readers some good news. The answer is: not unless I lie to you like “your” government and the mainstream media do. If you want faked “good news,” you need to retreat into The Matrix. In exchange for less stress and worry, you will be led […] Read More →

Gruber’s comments reveal broader liberal deception on taxes

 Jonathan Gruber, MIT professor and Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) architect, faced the House Oversight committee earlier this week. Gruber was grilled over his comments pertaining to the passage of ObamaCare through Congress and the law’s mechanics. The professor has been caught on camera multiple times almost bragging about the deception used in engineering ObamaCare in […] Read More →

These 7 Men Owned The Company Linked To CIA Torture

 The US Senvate report on the CIA’s so-called enhanced interrogation techniques that was released on Tuesday said a firm identified only as “Company Y” was responsible for developing many of the tactics used during the questioning of terrorism suspects after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. After the release of the details of the Senate investigation, NBC News […] Read More →