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VIDEO: Here’s How Many Bombs Donald Trump Has Dropped So Far…

VIDEO: Here’s How Many Bombs Donald Trump Has Dropped So Far…

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President Trump has been in office for less than a week, and already the United States has reportedly participated in a series of bombing campaigns—some of which it denies. This raises the question: How many of these bombs were already scheduled by President Obama, and how many were issued by Trump? What do you think about this video? Let us know in the comments! If you want stay up to date with WeAreChange, and you want to learn more about how you can truly become the change you want to see in the world, check out our website and sign up for our newsletter! You can also access exclusive content from We Are Change by contributing monthly to our Patreon. Check us out on social media: FACEBOOK: https://facebook.com/LukeWeAreChange TWITTER: https://twitter.com/Lukewearechange INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/lukewearechange STEEMIT: https://steemit.com/@lukewearechange SNAPCHAT: LukeWeAreChange We take BITCOIN too: 12HdLgeeuA87t2JU8m4tbRo247Yj5u2TVP Rachel Blevins Rachel Blevins is a Texas-based journalist who aspires to break the left/right paradigm in media and politics by pursuing truth and questioning existing...

Trump’s Confirmed CIA Director Has Voiced Support For Bringing Back Torture Program

Trump’s Confirmed CIA Director Has Voiced Support For Bringing Back Torture Program

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President Donald Trump’s pick for CIA Director, Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo has been confirmed by the senate to head the Central Intelligence Agency. BREAKING: Rep. Mike Pompeo has secured enough votes to be the next CIA director; Senate still voting. — The Associated Press (@AP) January 24, 2017 Pompeo has been a proponent of reinstating the torture program used by the CIA after 9/11, which includes ruthless illegal interrogation methods that were used in secret at the U.S. prison on Guantanamo Bay. However, Pompeo said recently in his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee that as CIA director, he would not allow the use of torture in interrogations. He appears to have backtracked his promise. Answering a question in a recent written inquiry from the Senate, Pompeo said he would consult experts on whether torture restrictions could be loosened for national security purposes to protect the country, or if he could rewrite those restrictions. The questions are now deleted from the senate intelligence committee’s website, but are viewable through archive.org. “If confirmed, I will consult with experts at the agency and at other organizations in the U.S. government on whether the Army Field Manual uniform application is an impediment to gathering vital intelligence to protect the country or whether any rewrite of the Army Field Manual is needed,” Pompeo wrote. Pompeo also created controversy in Congress in 2013 when he said that Muslim Imams across the U.S. who fail to condemn terror attacks motivated by radical Islamic beliefs are “potentially complicit in these acts, and more importantly still, in those that may well follow.” “When the most devastating terrorist attacks on America in the last 20 years come overwhelmingly from people of a single faith and are performed in the name of that faith, a special obligation falls on those that are the leaders of that faith,” Pompeo said on the House floor. At first, Trump agreed with Pompeo on reinstating torture and increasing surveillance, stating that he would bring back “waterboarding and a hell of a lot worse,” and said that he would put all mosques under watch. However, Trump has since stated in an interview with the New York Times that he changed his views on torture after talking to his...

Media Caught Publishing Fake News About WikiLeaks’ Position On Trump Tax Returns

Media Caught Publishing Fake News About WikiLeaks’ Position On Trump Tax Returns

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Yet again the mainstream media are abjectly failing their readers by posting fake news. Their target? WikiLeaks. CNet and The Guardian are both reporting on a WikiLeaks tweet calling for Trump’s tax returns to be submitted to them – as if it is a new story! They aren’t the only ones making themselves look silly. The Huffington Post were at it too, initially posting the completely false headline “WikiLeaks Suddenly Wants Trump’s Secret Tax Returns” Media have long been trying to blame WikiLeaks for Trump being elected and their insinuation is that WikiLeaks have only just now decided to go after Trump. But the reality couldn’t be further from the truth: WikiLeaks has been asking for the tax returns for nearly six months, if not longer. But even Vice News fell for the line that this is a new thing. It’s a hard lesson to consumers that sometimes what you read in the news isn’t news at all. Just conveniently timed, targeted information that media elites seized an opportunity to put their spin on. WikiLeaks did send out a call for a whistleblower to submit the returns so that they can be released to the public. But it was not the first time WikiLeaks had made such a request, or even the second. Yet many wrongly assumed that interest in Trump’s tax returns was a shift in position for Wikileaks when it has in fact been after them all along. The New York Times took this moment to advertise its anonymous, confidential tip service, using “SecureDrop,” software developed for journalists to securely receive information from sources via encrypted file transfer. @wikileaks A better idea: https://t.co/yk2jd7YrY3 — Patrick LaForge (@palafo) January 22, 2017 Of course they completely failed to mention that the SecureDrop concept was engineered and championed by WikiLeaks itself, who were the first media organisation in the world to use technology of that kind to protect their sources. Ironic considering when the New York Times recently launched their installation of the platform, many commenters suggested to them that sources would be better off going to WikiLeaks! Some were even less kind, making it clear that they consider the New York Times to be a part of the fake news club: Clearly a lot of people really are concerned about Trump’s...

BREXIT BLOCK: UK Supreme Court Rules Parliament Must Vote To Trigger Article 50

BREXIT BLOCK: UK Supreme Court Rules Parliament Must Vote To Trigger Article 50

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The British Supreme Court voted in favor of Parliament on Tuesday, stating that Article 50 must be triggered in order to start the process of “Brexit.” As a result of this conclusion, Prime Minister Theresa May cannot trigger negotiation with the European Union until the members of Parliament vote on this key event. This process is expected to be completed by March 31. Regarding the ruling, Lord Neuberger said, “The government cannot trigger Article 50 without an Act of Parliament.”   To many, this decision is seen as one that goes directly against the democratic will of the 52 percent who voted “leave” in the historic referendum. Theresa May—despite being an outspoken opponent during the campaign— has strongly stated “Brexit is Brexit” when summarizing her mindset. Although she voted to remain in the EU, she has said that she wishes to uphold the democratic will of the people. “Anticipating defeat, May’s government has been working on legislation aimed to secure parliamentary approval as soon as possible” The supreme court ruling could prove an uneasy factor towards the Brexit process. Over 17-million “leave” voters could be greatly angered by the court’s decision to hand the process to parliament. During the ruling, the supreme court stressed that the ruling was only given on a question of law – one of grave constitutional importance — not on the grounds of EU membership. What the Supreme Court Ruled From the judgement, Supreme Court President Lord Neuberger commented, “By a majority of eight to three, the Supreme Court today rules that the government cannot trigger Article 50 without an act of Parliament authorizing it to do so.” “Withdrawal effects a fundamental change by cutting off the source of EU law, as well as changing legal rights. The UK’s constitutional arrangements require such changes to be clearly authorized by Parliament.” Additionally, from a unanimous decision, the court rejected arguments that the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly and Northern Ireland Assembly be given access to vote on the trigger of Article 50. Lord Neuberger added, “Relations with the EU are a matter for the UK government.” The court claim their decision does and will not affect the referendum result. Despite losing the case, PM May’s government will be able to continue its plans for Brexit. The BBC reported...

The UK’s National Health Service Is In Crisis As More Than 20 Hospitals Declare ‘Black Alert’

The UK’s National Health Service Is In Crisis As More Than 20 Hospitals Declare ‘Black Alert’

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More than 20 hospitals have declared “black alert” in the United Kingdom, the highest level of alert. Hospitals are dangerously full and patients are waiting hours in British emergency rooms, or A&E departments. Some have even been forced to transfer to other hospitals. Operations are being cancelled and rearranged to free up bed space. The system is severely over-subscribed, as overflowing A&E departments struggle to cope. Some have no option but to close their doors. This ongoing problem puts patients in grave and sometimes fatal danger. In the first three days of January 2017, three patients all died in the same A&E department in Worcestershire Royal Hospital. An unnamed woman died of a heart attack after waiting 35 hours on a gurney in a corridor. A male patient suffered an aneurysm and was rushed to a resuscitation area where he died. A third, unnamed man is suspected of dying of asphyxiation when he accidentally got tangled in his drip feed cord while in a separate toilet cubicle. A spokesman for the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust would not speculate on the circumstances of the deaths but did say that, “None of these deaths can be correlated to winter pressures.” Dr Mona Kamal explains, “This is a wholly manufactured crisis borne out of a sustained program of cuts which has seen health care funding in the UK fall well behind other developed countries. Alongside these cuts we are witnessing unprecedented levels of private sector involvement.” This is backed up by the shadow health secretary, Jon Ashworth who said,‘The controversy has to be about the systematic underfunding of the NHS under Theresa May.” The Mirror reported that a 2-year-old girl, Brooke Burden, was rushed to A&E in Margate, Kent, with a suspected asthma attack. This video shows a thin mat and blanket instead of a bed. The child can be heard coughing continuously and her mother Gaby saying, “this is not alright and I am not happy about it,’ and “she’s treated like a f—king dog.” Brooke had to wait eight hours before she was moved to a ward. Similar incidents have been reported throughout England. Jack Newman, a 22-month-old child, was rushed to Conquest Hospital in Hastings with a rash and a dangerously...

The Brexit Effect: UK Independence Party Prepares For Crucial By-Election Vote

The Brexit Effect: UK Independence Party Prepares For Crucial By-Election Vote

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Twenty years ago, the Labour Party’s seat in Stoke—a constituency in Staffordshire, England—was one of its safest. However, their vast majority has suffered a significant decrease down to 17 percent with the rise of the United Kingdom Independence Party. UKIP is the party responsible for spearheading the Brexit movement, and it rose by 18 points in Stoke in 2015 alone. Paul Nuttall is the party’s candidate vying for the crucial Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election in February. This seat was held by Tristram Hunt in the 2015 election with Labour holding a majority of 5,500 ahead of UKIP. The Conservatives came in third. Labour has held this seat since 1950, when it had a key vote share of 66 percent. The Labour party claims to identify as “a left-of-center political party formed to represent the interests of ordinary working people.” The party faces a great deal of criticism from center- and right-wing politicians alike within the UK, particularly from UKIP’s own Nuttall. The need for a by-election in Stoke occurred after Hunt’s sudden resignation. Subsequently, the important vote to replace him will be held on Feb. 23, alongside the Copeland by-election in Cumbria. At his campaign launch on Saturday, Paul Nuttall promised that if elected, he would raise the issues that the current establishment parties have ignored: “I will raise the issues that the establishment parties would prefer to brush under the carpet, from tackling the spread of radical Islam to having pride in England, and that includes us having our own parliament.” Similarly, such rhetoric has become more common in key political climates, such as the rhetoric of President Trump. Nuttall has also called out radical Islamic terrorism as a threat to national security. After a vigorous campaign effort by many UKIP supporters throughout the constituency, Nuttall’s candidacy paves the path for a campaign that could greatly affect the political shifts within post-Brexit politics in the United Kingdom. Stoke is regarded as the heartland of Brexit, with 65.7 percent of the constituency voters voting to leave in the June 23 Referendum. Nuttall said he supported the Brexit vote because he is “sick and tired of Englishness being the one national identity that’s not allowed to speak its name.” “I’m English and proud of it,” Nuttall said. He also...

United States, Russia and Turkey Join Forces To Obliterate ISIS

United States, Russia and Turkey Join Forces To Obliterate ISIS

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The United States, Russia and Turkey have joined forces in a bombing campaign to take down the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and as a result, the coalition’s airstrikes have reportedly injured ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi. BREAKING: Local sources say Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi has been wounded by airstrikes in Al-Ba'aj, west of #Iraq's #Mosul. pic.twitter.com/2DVDL7RL7n — Haidar Sumeri (@IraqiSecurity) January 22, 2017 The report was collaborated by the Iraq Oil Report, a source that gathers daily updates on security developments inside Mosul and surrounding ISIS strongholds in the area. The bombings were attributed to U.S. President Donald Trump, Secretary Of Defense General James Mattis, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, all collaborating on the effort to take down the Islamic state. As part of the continuation of Operation Inherent Resolve, Mattis issued “31 airstrikes Islamic State in Iraq and Syria split between bombings in Iraq and Syria,” a Department of Defense press release said. Two airstrikes destroyed ISIS units/Al-Qaeda near the town of Bab in Syria. Daesh forces in Raqqa, the terrorist group’s stronghold, took a heavy beating, as 22 strikes destroyed 12 tactical units, nine fighting positions, two underground improvised explosive bomb factories and an ISIS headquarters. The final strike targeted two IS oil wells in Deir. Daesh forces in Raqqa, the terrorist group’s main stronghold, were also heavily targeted and took a heavy bombing, as a total of 22 strikes destroyed 12 tactical units, nine ISIS bases, two underground improvised explosive bomb factories and a main ISIS headquarters. The final strike targeted two Islamic state oil fields in Deir ez Zour: Strikes in Syria Attack, bomber, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft conducted 25 strikes consisting of 39 engagements in Syria: — Near Bab, two strikes engaged an ISIL tactical unit, destroyed an artillery piece and damaged a tactical vehicle. — Near Raqqa, 22 strikes engaged 12 ISIL tactical units; destroyed nine fighting positions, two tunnels, two tanks an improvised-bomb factory and an ISIL headquarters; and suppressed three ISIL tactical units. — Near Dayr Az Zawr, a strike destroyed two oil well heads. Strikes in Iraq Attack, bomber, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft conducted six strikes consisting of 16 engagements in Iraq, coordinated with and in support...

Snowden Safe For The Long Term?

Snowden Safe For The Long Term?

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MOSCOW (WRC NEWS) — Edward Snowden’s lawyer has informed him that he is legally eligible to obtain permanent Russian citizenship, following the announcement that his asylum status has been extended by 3 years. #Russia extends Edward Snowden’s residency for 3 years. His lawyer says the NSA-contracted US whistleblower qualifies for Russian citizenship.. — The Ankara Times (@TheAnkaraTimes) January 18, 2017 Edward #Snowden‘s lawyer says he has “every legal basis to get Russian citizenship”. Looks like he’ll not be #Putin‘s gift to #Trump. — Bill Neely (@BillNeelyNBC) January 18, 2017 The former NSA contractor turned whistleblower has lived in Russia for the last three years. “Essentially, he now has every reason to apply for [Russian] citizenship in the future, in a while, as the law [states] that one needs to spend no less than 5 years on the territory of Russia [to be granted citizenship],” Snowden’s lawyer Anatoly Kucherena told RIA Novosti news agency. “This means that if he decides [to apply for citizenship] in the near future, it will be legally possible. He has now lived in Russian for almost four years, has not violated any laws, and there are no [legal] claims against him – this is one of the reasons his residence permit was extended,” Kucherena explained. In a statement to Interfax, Kucherena also expressed hope that the incoming Trump administration would change Washington’s attitude towards the whistleblower. “I hope that the administration of President-elect Donald Trump will be more sensitive and objective in its consideration of the Snowden issue and will change the attitude the official authorities [have expressed] towards it,” Kucherena stated on Wednesday, saying that in order “to do this, they need only to work through Snowden’s story and realize that he did not commit any crime.” Caleb Stephen Caleb Stephen is a Christian conservative freelance journalist, columnist, political activist and the founder and Editor-In-Chief of The Caleb Report (CalebReport.com). Caleb has written for and has articles published on world-renowned websites including World Net Daily (WND), The Daily Caller, The Huffington Post, The Times of Israel, The San Francisco Post, Intellihub, Natural News, Before It’s News and Rense.com He is an international reporter for WeAreChange.org Visit his website www.calebstephen.com and follow him on Twitter @CalebSOfficial...

EXCLUSIVE: Independent Rapper J.D. Nero Talks New Music, Inspiration

EXCLUSIVE: Independent Rapper J.D. Nero Talks New Music, Inspiration

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Independent rapper and activist J.D. Nero is co-releasing the music video for his new song “Sincerely Yours” with We Are Change, and we recently sat down to discuss his work. http://wearechange.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Nero-Interview-Fin.mp3 We opened up the interview talking about his inspiration for “Sincerely Yours,” and the release of his new album, “Past Present Future.” If you have never heard J.D. Nero, he is a mix between old school hiphop and new school rap. We then talked about his artistic inspirations, which included Rakeem, Kanye West, Jay Z, Nas, J-cole, Lupe Fiasco, Tupac and Biggie. Nero noted that when Kanye West first started, he was a very conscious rapper. Nero said the rappers made his list, not because of their entire careers, but because of individual actions from each one that have inspired him. We also talked about his previous projects and how his music changed from activism with his “Expect Us” album ode to Anonymous, to more personal experiences with his current project “Past Present Future.” Regarding the lengths of his albums, Nero described “Expect Us” as an experimental project. He also said he has faced many challenges, such as making sure that he properly represented the Anonymous movement. We then talked about the challenges that independent artists face in regards to selling or making their music available to listeners, and how distribution services take a percentage from the artist and streaming services pay artists without contracts—literally pennies per stream. We also talked about if there were any plans for any future music videos. We went off topic briefly talking about one of Nero’s inspirations: Jay Z. JD explained that Jay Z incorporated his soundtrack into the American Gangster movie. Additionally, we talked about police brutality and how it’s such a problem here in the U.S. that isn’t only isolated to African Americans, but is an overall problem for everyone. You can find more of my interview with Nero above. To donate to Nero, or to find his music for free, check out jdneromusic.bandcamp.com. Check out the music video for “Sincerely Yours” from J.D. Nero below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7An3xC4G5s&feature=youtu.be Aaron Kesel I am an Activist a writer a blogger and an investigative journalist writing for (www.wearechange.org) A Radio host of the Blog-talk Radio Series: #SmokeScreenDisclosure My Sources...

Surviving the Storm Before The Calm

Surviving the Storm Before The Calm

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Guest post by Rosanne Lindsay Do you have trouble waking up? Does a tight feeling in your gut cause you to pull the covers over your head to return to your dreams? But wake up you must. Today is another day and you are the creator of your story. Why dream your life away when you came here not only to move your body, but to move mountains? If you woke up one day over the last twelve months to discover major societal shifts on the planet, you are not alone. This is the beginning of the storm before the calm. The tremors and quakes taking place all over the earth, both emotionally and physically, are far from over. They reflect a transformation on all levels in a struggle for control. Societal controls are based on systems, laws, and statutes. Such laws serve to bind, limit, and constrict. New mandates prevent choice and lock-in in a Master-Slave, credit-debtor relationship through a hierarchy of power – the many ruled by a few. However, above the fray we are in the throws of a spiritual evolution that will not be contained. More of us are now coming to realize that we do not have to conform to the systems to which we have been conditioned since birth. We are remembering that we are born free on a Free Will planet. We are each a body, mind, and spirit. The biophysical and the metaphysical. We’ve forgotten that nature’s laws supersede man’s laws, and these are the only laws that we need to accept as our birthright. Attempts by authorities to control freedom are out of alignment with our true nature and will naturally fall apart. Resistance, for the resisters, is futile. Power grabs by systems (political, governmental, religious, etc.), using fear-based tactics, are a desperate, last gasp effort to maintain control. To the extent that they achieve control is because we allow it. We allow others to control us when we give up responsibility for our own bodies and minds “for the common good.” When we consent to draconian laws, and beg for rights, we secure our own enslavement. Natural rights are inherent and inborn. Rights granted by governments are really privileges that can be taken away on a whim. All government is contract law....

The Spiritual Necessity of the Underground Arts

The Spiritual Necessity of the Underground Arts

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  Western popular culture has always had a discordant relationship to its shadow twin in the “underground” arts. Whether it be punk, industrial or heavy metal music, horror movie culture or the many sexually diverse forms of artistic expression, each is relegated to so-called underground status and generally dishonored by the “mainstream” culture. When I use the term underground arts, I am not speaking of the expressions of all creative but financially unsuccessful artists who struggle to survive in cities all over the world. I am referring to a specific sub-cultural ecosystem that is inspired by personal and collective darkness, and uses music and art of all kinds to transmute that human energy through creative expression. In psychological terms the creation of dark art could be seen as a form of “shadow work”. The shadow is a psychological term that describes all of our socially deplorable thoughts, feelings and impulses that we would like to deny existence within us. We usually repress our ancient animal violence, sexual drives and other culturally deprecated tendencies. We project them onto others and we unconsciously or consciously displace these energies – sometimes in healthy ways such as through art, dancing healthy sex, or sports. But if not, they lead us towards personal and cultural disease of every kind. Our increasing cultural chaos as a society is largely a result of our inability to come to terms with our shadows or to find healthy expressions for our lower nature. Underground arts are an existing mechanism to do just that and in this author’s opinion, should be cherished and supported. Many people just do not understand the spiritual necessity of the arts including the darker forms which have been with us as long as we know. The underground arts, their artist creators and the venues that support them often survive on the edge of extinction. Even cities like San Francisco, once the model for prolific artistic diversity are slowly but surely losing the arts. This is not usually a conscious decision. In San Francisco’s case it’s largely a consequence of the city’s inability to mitigate the economic disparity between the incoming wealthy tech residents and the long standing artist culture. The cost of living in cities like San...

Be The Change You Want To See In The World with Luke Rudkowski

Be The Change You Want To See In The World with Luke Rudkowski

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  In this video, Luke Rudkowski joins Jeff Berwick, the Dollar Vigilante, to discuss Luke’s global travels for We Are Change, the war on cash in India and witnessing poverty and tragedy in India firsthand, prepping for disaster, dealing with fear, government use of fear, self meta-programming and the mystery of life, manifestation, self improvement, gratitude and exercise, Jeff’s methods for dealing with depression, how most people are damaged in some way, getting in touch with your issues and dealing with them, pain projection in relationships, learning to love human beings to end the state, being the change you want to see in the world, opening yourself up to life, clouds have silver linings, and Anarchapulco 2017! Luke’s India video: ‘SURVIVING Economic Collapse and Cashless Society In India’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHc1Gitiq-s The Anarcho-Capitalist Perspective on India, War on Cash, Gold and Bitcoin: https://youtu.be/429jrPupdDY Anarchapulco 2017: http://anarchapulco.com Anarchast on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Anarchast/?fref=ts The Dollar Vigilante: http://dollarvigilante.com Anarchast: http://anarchast.com/ Andrew Meyer For news tips on media censorship, medical breakthroughs, alternative energy and more, contact Andrew Meyer, WeAreChange’s Editor-In-Chief. You can email him at Andrew@WeAreChange.org and follow him on Twitter @TheAndrewMeyer, and at TheAndrewMeyer.com...

The Power of Dreams and How to Interpret Them

The Power of Dreams and How to Interpret Them

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There is a reason some people have nightmares. In the modern world, most psychologists see dreams as having a connection to the unconscious mind. Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, wrote extensively about dreams and their interpretations, and believed dreams are a manifestation of a person’s deep desires and anxieties. Freud was only scratching the surface. Ancient cultures frequently told of the power of dreams, most famously in the Biblical story of Joseph interpreting Pharaoh’s dreams, predicting seven years of feast and famine. The ancients knew that dreams are not simply the manifestation of unconscious fears or deep desires. Messages from the unseen, spiritual world are revealed in dreams. As science is beginning to understand thanks to pioneers in quantum physics like Edward Witten, our world is only one of many dimensions. Those other, unseen dimensions – described by many who have had near-death experiences – are the source of our dreams. In my personal search for truth, I have come across one book in particular that has helped me accurately interpret my dreams – and understand what messages the universe is trying to give me. As Yehuda Berg demonstrates in The Dreams Book, you can learn a lot from your dreams – if you know what to look for. Your soul leaves the body when you sleep – and travels to the upper worlds, where you may receive a message in the form of a dream. Nightmares a generally a sign that you need to change direction somewhere in your life – NOW. Did you see an egg? That is a positive sign, and may mean your request was heard. The Dreams Book has an index of common dream occurences and their meanings. But be careful who you tell your dream to – the first rule of dream interpretation is that the person interpreting your dream can affect it’s meaning – and how it manifests in your life. Full disclosure: In my personal search for the meaning of life, I have studied many spiritual teachings. The Dreams Book, written by Yehuda Berg, is derived from the deepest level of Bible study, known as Kabbalah. I have studied Kabbalah for almost a decade, and have seen unbelievable benefits in my life. I can personally testify that the...

Cultural Alchemy – Social evolution from the inside out

Cultural Alchemy – Social evolution from the inside out

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  I certainly won’t deny the power of world politics and social dynamics to influence the individual. But I recognize that the inner state of the individual is equally as powerful and perhaps even more influential upon our lives. The domain over which we all have the highest degree if sovereignty and authority is our own consciousness, our own minds or psyches. Because our minds are so intertwined with our culture and the natural world, separating the two begins like a fish separating itself from the ocean in which it swims.  But the human being is a unique organism. We all have the ability to choose how much separation exists between our conscious minds and our cultural programming, as well as our own unconscious, a domain as vast as all human culture. This takes time and great effort, but is the essence of all spiritual inner work. We are all potential astronauts of personal and collective consciousness. What we choose to do with our powers is up to us. While certain eastern and indigenous cultures have extensive experience with the exploration of the mind, the West has more limited resources. This is partly due to the fact that our awareness tends to be outwardly focused. Our mastery of technology is an example of the benefits of our outward focus. Our extremely high instances of personal and cultural disease are to a great degree the effects of our alienation from our own inner states and our unfamiliarity with psychic journeying. The famed Swiss Psychiatrist Carl Jung posited the existence of a “collective unconscious” – a repository of all mankind’s ancient memories of the past. Another 20th century explorer of the mind, John C. Lilly saw how the human being was a “magnificent bio-computer”. The body being the hardware and the mind or psyche its software or operating system. In a very real sense, our minds are nodes of information throughput, connected together like a biological internet which we call “culture”. Or like a bacteriological culture in a Petri dish, we human beings are a totally interconnected ecosystem of energy and information. What comes out of the mind evolves the culture, and what comes out of the culture evolves the mind....

Chinese Nukes Prepared in Response to Inauguration of Donald Trump

Chinese Nukes Prepared in Response to Inauguration of Donald Trump

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(TFTP) Washington, D.C. – The Chinese wasted no time responding to U.S. President Donald Trump’s tough talk regarding the South China Sea by reportedly deploying an advanced Dongfeng-41 ICBM system in Heilongjiang Province, which borders Russia. Xi Jinping’s gave a powerful speech at Davos, in which he essentially laid Chinese claim to the mantle of global neoliberalism, and now the Chinese are moving to project their power – believing that Trump’s “America First” doctrine has created a “superpower vacuum.” Additionally, on Monday, a senior Chinese diplomat said that Beijing is prepared to “assume a role of world leadership if others step back from that position” after U.S. President Donald Trump pledged in his inaugural address to put “America first.” Many international observers have perceived this move as signaling a U.S. retreat from leading the post-WWII neoliberal alliance. According to China’s nationalist Global Times, “the Chinese military intentionally revealed the Dongfeng-41 and connected it with the inauguration of US President Donald Trump. They think this is Beijing’s response to Trump’s provocative remarks on China.” Zero Hedge reports: The Global Times added that “pictures of China’s Dongfeng-41 ballistic missile were exposed on Chinese mainland websites,” citing reports in “some Hong Kong and Taiwan media.” One of the reports was identified as the Apple Daily, another tabloid-style resource based ot of Hong Kong, according to RT. “It was revealed that the pictures were taken in Heilongjiang Province. Military analysts believe that this is perhaps the second Dongfeng-41 strategic missile brigade and it should be deployed in northeastern China,” the report in the Chinese newspaper notes. The Dongfeng-41 is a nuclear solid-fuel road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile. With a range of 15,000 kilometers and a payload of 10-12 nuclear warheads, it can target anywhere in the world and is widely considered one of the most advanced intercontinental ballistic missiles. China has yet to reveal the ICBM to the general public during a military parade or any similar event. Most information of the advanced weapon remains highly classified. The Global Times reports that the images of the nuclear weapons brigade’s deployment were timed to coincide with Trump’s inauguration as a means flexing Chinese muscle in light of the harsh tone taken towards China in comments...

Trump Orders Media Blackout, Contract Freeze At EPA

Trump Orders Media Blackout, Contract Freeze At EPA

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(ZeroHedge) The Trump administration has instituted a media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants according to the AP. Emails sent to EPA staff since President Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday and reviewed by The Associated Press, detailed the specific prohibitions banning press releases, blog updates or posts to the agency’s social media accounts. On Monday, the Huffington Post reported that EPA grants had been frozen, with agency employees barred from speaking of the matter.  The memo ordering the social media blackout is shown below. Cited by The Hill, Myron Ebell, who leads the Trump EPA transition, confirmed the freeze to ProPublica.  “They’re trying to freeze things to make sure nothing happens they don’t want to have happen, so any regulations going forward, contracts, grants, hires, they want to make sure to look at them first,” Ebell told ProPublica. Trump’s pick for EPA director, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, has frequently challenged agency policy in court. The Trump administration reportedly told the Department of the Interior to stop tweeting from its accounts over the weekend after the National Park Service’s Twitter account retweeted a post about the crowd sizes at Trump’s inauguration Friday. The agency brought back its accounts on Saturday. As part of the Trump administration’s “temporary suspension” of all new business activities at the department, the EPA has been told to halt all contracts, grants and interagency agreements pending a review, including issuing task orders or work assignments to EPA contractors. The orders are expected to have a significant and immediate impact on EPA activities nationwide. According to Reuters, the White House sent a letter to the EPA’s Office of Administration and Resources Management ordering the freeze on Monday, an EPA staffer told Reuters. “Basically no money moving anywhere until they can take a look,” the staffer said, asking not to be named. The EPA awards billions of dollars worth of grants and contracts every year to support programs around environmental testing, cleanups and research. It was unclear if the freeze would impact existing contracts, grants and agreements or just future ones. Myron Ebell said he believed the move was related to Trump’s executive order on Monday temporarily...

Shock Video: Clinton Family Friend Threatens To Assassinate Trump, Claims He’s “Following Orders”

Shock Video: Clinton Family Friend Threatens To Assassinate Trump, Claims He’s “Following Orders”

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Dominic Puopolo, a 51 year-old Florida resident, was arrested by Miami Beach police Tuesday for allegedly threatening to assassinate President-elect Donald Trump in a video he admitted to posting on Twitter. In the video – which is posted below – Puopolo says, “Yes, I’ll be at the review stand at the inauguration and I’m going to kill President-elect Trump. What are you going to do about it, Secret Service?” Then he went on to say he has four children with three wives and that “my other name is the Lord, Jesus Christ. What are you going to do about it? I challenge you. This is not the way. I am following orders.” Puopolo was arrested and charged with threatening to kill a public servant after leaving a Washington Avenue Subway sandwich shop on Tuesday afternoon. But who is Puopolo? Puopolo is a member of a prominent northeast family that is close to Bill and Hillary Clinton. He reportedly lost his mother on Sept. 11, 2001. According to her obituary, Sonia Mercedes Morales Puopolo, 58, died on September 11 on American Airlines Flight 11. She was described as “an internationally recognized leader in philanthropy and politics as well as a patron of the arts, devoted herself to enriching the lives of others.” Her obituary also says, “With her husband, Dominic, Mrs. Puopolo contributed significantly to the Democratic Party and was a top backer of the election efforts of former president Bill Clinton and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.” According to The Daily Mail, she was sitting two seats away from terrorist Mohammad Atta. The story takes an even more bizarre turn: Workers at the World Trade Center site miraculously found Sonia Morales’ hand — with her wedding band still on it — 11 months after 9/11 and returned the band to her daughter, Sonia Tita Puopolo. The ring is said to have been found unaffected, buried under 1.6 million tons of smoldering steel, rubble, and rock that had laid on top of it all that time. Hillary Clinton personally delivered her eulogy… where Puopolo sat two seats away from Clinton. Hillary Clinton sits with the Puopolo family at the funeral of Dominic Puopolo’s mother Sonia Puopolo once posted a photo of himself holding an image...

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