Thousands Arrive At Standing Rock To Defend Water Protectors

Thousands Arrive At Standing Rock To Defend Water Protectors

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Thousands of people, including US veterans, are beginning to arrive at the Sacred Stone camp in Standing Rock, North Dakota, to defend the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters.

Last week on Nov. 25, it was reported that the Army Corps of Engineers planned on closing the portion of the Corps-managed federal property north of the Cannonball River to all public use and access effective December 5, 2016,”  saying that “This decision is necessary to protect the general public from the violent confrontation between protesters and law enforcement officials that have occurred in this area, and to prevent death, illness, or serious injury to inhabitants of encampments due to the harsh North Dakota winter conditions.”

Shortly after it was also reported by several sources that the local Ace Hardware store was refusing to sell propane tanks and other supplies to DAPL protesters.

Ace Hardware has apparently backed out on its decision not to sell propane and incendiaries to the protesters. The company released a statement that said, “Ace Hardware can now confirm that there is no ban on the sale of products at our locally-owned Ace stores; customers should feel free to check with their local store for inventory availability.”

 In the video above, journalist and activist Derrick Broze meets with environmentalist Rob Greenfield for the first time at the Sacred Stone camp to discuss the Dakota Access Pipeline. The also talk about where the protests are currently and what may happen in the next few days.

As veterans and allies continue to show up to the Oceti Sakowin and Sacred Stone camps, the authorities had no choice but to back off of their previous declaration to arrest everyone who refuses to vacate the camp by Monday, Dec. 5.

The US Army Corps said yesterday that it has no plans to forcibly remove any of the water protectors camped on Treaty land at the Oceti Sakowin Camp on the banks of the Cannon Ball River. The Army Corps said that instead it will issue citations.

On Saturday, law enforcement officers held a press conference to address concerns of a potential clash with protesters on Monday, the day the army corps of engineers had set to close the camp. In a press conference, Morton county Sheriff Paul Laney said, there will be no confrontation with Protesters on Monday December 5th.” “That’s never been our intent, never will be our intent nor is that going to happen. A whole lot of people are coming here expecting to see some kind of a confrontation December 5th and they’re going to be pretty bored, ’cause it’s not happening” he continued. 

According to the local Fox news KFYRtv, law enforcement has a tentative agreement to pull back from the backwater bridge putting distance between law enforcement and protesters. The agreement is based on the condition that protesters do not move north of the bridge or remove any barricades. If those conditions are met, police will pull back by 4 p.m. Sunday.

There is still a chance of violence or commotion—police say they have credible intelligence that some demonstrators will try and trigger the effects of PTSD in some of the veterans who have joined the camp.

Sheriff Laney said:

“To try and do that to somebody who’s already suffered enough serving this country, who’s served this country honorably and now come back and has the effects of war or the horrors of war and having a PTSD effect on them and you’re going to try and trigger that for an activist reason? I think you can see in my reaction how that makes me feel.”

Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier reiterated his pleas for the federal government to step in and resolve the conflict by making a decision on the pipeline easement to cross Lake Oahe.

If the Morton County Sheriffs Office and the Army Corps of Engineers enter the Oceti Sakowin camp to issue trespassing and other citations—after they formally announced that they would not shut down the camps on Dec. 5th—and try to use force to intimidate the water protectors, there is still a chance that things could escalate and turn into a violent confrontation. This could be reminiscent of the Occupation of Wounded Knee in 1973 where approximately 200 Oglala Lakota and allies of the American Indian Movement occupied the historic town of Wounded Knee, the location of the famous wounded knee massacre. They held it for more than two months, culminating in a joint FBI, National Guard, and US Marshall Service all out raid, where a federal agent was paralyzed, two Native American activists lost their lives, and Ray Robinson, a black civil rights journalist and activist completely disappeared.

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Unfortunately, these disputes between Native Americans and the Federal government are not new to the history of this country. What is new this time is the internet. Our ability to collectively be there on the ground in Standing Rock even when we are not.

Just over a decade ago the ability of a citizen journalist to capture and broadcast live breaking news was an unrealistic ambition, almost science fiction, but now it is our reality. The power of our social networks cannot be denied. We now have a voice louder than ever before. When we want to say something we can can say it, and be heard.

Now we have the technology to not only capture the moment, but the ability to broadcast that moment instantly for others to watch and share. Unlike the Native Americans versus the U.S. corporate empire battles of before, this time the establishment authorities cannot simply commit human rights violations with impunity.

This time we have the power to stand up for the Sioux and the Sacred Stone Water protectors. We have an amazing network of journalists and activists working together to raise awareness about the Dakota Access Pipeline. While there is no way to be sure if our efforts will be successful, there is no denying that the power of the alternative media and the entire #NoDapl movement has turned this protest into one of the strongest and most influential acts of civil disobedience in the 21st century.

Thanks again to everyone on the front lines and all over world who are fighting for our environment and for the future of this planet. If you enjoyed this article please share and help get the word out, we are here, we will not be silent, our voices will be heard, and don’t forget together We Are Change

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Congress Considering Bill To Allow Provocative ‘No-Fly Zone’ In Syria

Congress Considering Bill To Allow Provocative ‘No-Fly Zone’ In Syria

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The United States Congress is currently discussing an extremely dangerous bill that could escalate the situation in Syria and lead to a greater global conflict involving the U.S., Russia, Iran and China.

H.R.5732, the “Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2016” was passed in the House of Representatives on November 15. The bill would give the U.S. the power to impose a no-fly zone over Syria, which would only serve to increase tensions between the U.S. and Russia. According to U.S. Military Gen. Joseph Dunford, “controlling all of the airspace in Syria would require us to go to war against Syria and Russia.”

Gen. Dunford treats the question about controlling the air space and imposing a no-fly zone as if those two mean a completely different thing militarily. He proceeds to agree with Sen. Roger Wicker in saying that imposing a no-fly zone may not necessarily require the U.S. to go to war full-scale.

We must however keep in mind the implications of imposing a no-fly zone which essentially translates to controlling the airspace by the one enacting it. It would also prevent the Syrian military and government from operating in the airspace of their own country further weakening the Syrian government’s fight to hold power.

Russia has many assets in Syria and has continued to stand by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, while the U.S. and its Western allies fund and support “moderate Syrian rebels” working to overthrow Assad and his regime. The U.S. actively working on militarily eliminating a Russian ally could be considered an act of war in itself. Russia is very much aware of Western funding and support of radical Islamic rebels including ISIS.

In Dec. 2015, Russia’s Defense Ministry revealed it had proof that Turkey was involved in Islamic State oil trade. Since then, they have continued to point the blame at the U.S. and its allies for ISIS and the destabilization in Syria.

We can also confirm these are not false allegations from Russia. “The Podesta Emails” leaked by WikiLeaks consisting of email conversations from top officials of the Democratic Party, including Hillary Clinton, confirm the direct sales of weapons to ISIS.

Despite Clinton losing the presidential election, tensions remain high between the U.S. and Russia. American media continues to absurdly push a false narrative of Russian cyber attacks being behind the leaked DNC emails from Wikileaks, despite the lack of any evidence for such allegations. Mainstream media outlets have doubled down on their propaganda by further releasing a list of proclaimed “fake news.”

The same media pushing this narrative of fake news and working with the Russians, have done very little coverage of the H.R.5732 bill. The bill was received in the Senate, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations as of November 16. If it passes the Senate, it will go to the president for approval.

Once approved, the U.S. can enact a no-fly zone and have the authority to shoot down any aircraft including Russian air force targeting ISIS militants. Russia has recently deployed its own S-300, S-400 air defense SAM’s warning against a U.S.-led coalition. Based on the history of the Syrian civil war, it would appear the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act isn’t mainly focused on protecting Syrian civilians, but rather protecting U.S. interests and rebels from pro-Assad forces.

ISIS was nearly eliminated, losing most of its ammunition and heavy vehicles in October by Russian airstrikes, yet the terrorist organization has been rejuvenated and is still operating. A no-fly zone may actually be used to prevent Russian air force from targeting ISIS militants and provide cover for further rebuilding and rearmament.

While the U.S. claims to be at war with ISIS, it continues to take stands and promote actions that in fact would support, protect and build up the terrorist organization. The approval of H.R.5732 could be a big step in protecting ISIS militants and in providing a stronger influence of power to the U.S. and its allies in Syria.

A no-fly zone could pose more danger as it more easily allows the possibility of conflict and error to take place. It very well could be a closer push towards direct conflict between Russia and NATO. Recent announcements of the Russian ‘Satan 2’ missile powerful enough to “wipe out UK, France or Texas” could indicate Russia’s preparedness for such a turn of events in Syria. Their recent massive nuclear war training exercises involving 40 million of its citizens could reiterate preparations for potential global conflict.

PIZZAGATE: Ted Heath Still Under Investigation Police Defend Case

PIZZAGATE: Ted Heath Still Under Investigation Police Defend Case

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For those that don’t know the term, PizzaGate has evolved to mean elite pedophilia rings or pedophiles. Wiltshire Police Chief Constable Mike Veale, has defended the current investigation into ex-Prime Minister Ted Heath and his pedo ring Operation Conifer despite the BBC and others reporting that the inquiry was closed.

Earlier this year, the IPCC said it had found no evidence that the case was dropped because the woman had threatened to make allegations against Sir Edward.

It emerged last month that two people connected to the investigation of the pedo ring were arrested and bailed out of jail.

Mike Veale noted in the video above that the investigation wasn’t a “fishing trip or witch-hunt” and that officers had received several “allegations spanning from a significant number of individuals.”

In an open letter, Veale noted that he would not be “buckling under pressure to not investigate or to conclude the investigation prematurely”.

He added that “he wanted to set the record straight” amid press reports the inquiry was finished.

“The decision to undertake this incredibly complex and challenging investigation was not taken lightly particularly knowing, or at least expecting, that we would be placed under intense scrutiny,” he, said.

The police chief  also confirmed reports that satanic ritual sex abuse was one of the things they were investigating – something that We Are Change also told our readers about in our report on Jimmy Savile and our other article back in July exposing the elite’s biggest secret ritualistic satanic child sacrifice and pedo rings.

Veale added that it was “important to ask the question, if the force had received allegations of non-recent child abuse against a former prime minister and done nothing, what would the reaction have been?”

“Within the national context of the independent inquiry of exploring allegations of institutional failures in the past, Wiltshire Police was duty bound to record these allegations and launch an impartial and thorough investigation,” he said.

Operation Conifer began in 2015 after allegations against Sir Edward were raised in an inquiry by the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

Information from a retired officer had sparked concerns that Wiltshire Police had deliberately caused a criminal prosecution against a suspected brothel keeper Madam Ling Ling to fail in 1994.

However, the police watchdog IPCC said the inquiry “found no evidence that a prosecution was not pursued because a defendant threatened to allege publicly that Sir Edward Heath had been involved in sexual offenses involving young men.”

But Wiltshire Police have said Operation Conifer is also investigating a number of separate allegations made by persons who came forward.  Heath was also involved in the investigation Operation Midland, and Operation Whistle reports of a suspected VIP pedophile ring at the heart of Westminster and reports of abuse of Jersey children which Heath was included in. A mother alleged that 11 boys went on his boat and  one kid  never came back from his Yacht.

Edward Heath also backed ­satanic pedophile Jimmy Savile for a royal honor and attended Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE) meetings –  a group that wanted to lower the age of consent.

Ask yourself if there are three separate investigations into a person, repeat patterns, multiple witnesses coming forward. Isn’t this man probably guilty as hell of the disgusting crimes he is being accused of? I guess, however, it’s pretty hard to do an investigation when 114 files go missing. Hopefully Wiltshire police are serious about bringing down the ring.

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Wikileaks Leaks 90GB Of Documents Linking NSA And German BND

Wikileaks Leaks 90GB Of Documents Linking NSA And German BND

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Wikileaks has released 90 gigabytes of information in a torrent relating to the German inquiry into the surveillance activities of Germany’s foreign intelligence agency Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) and its cooperation with the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA).

In a press statement, Wikileaks said: “The 2,420 documents originate from various agencies of the German government including the BND and Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz (BfV) and were submitted to the inquiry last year in response to questions posed by the committee.”

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has warned that the documents could derail Angela Merkel’s hopes of dominating the EU.

“This substantial body of evidence proves that the inquiry has been using documents from Mr Snowden and yet it has been too cowardly to permit him to testify. Germany can not take a leadership role within the EU if it’s own parliamentary processes are subservient to the wishes of a non EU state.”Julian Assange, said.

The BND was withholding this list from the inquiry into the connection between U.S. intelligence agencies in the wake of the 2014 Snowden revelations. As well as WikiLeaks previous revelations of NSA spying on Angela Merkel and top officials at German ministries, the EU and France also contributed to the political inquiry.

The BND argued that releasing the data in the inquiry could cause a rift in the BND’s relationship with the NSA.

The documents also expose the agreements between the BND and NSA and that one of the BND’s employees was tasked with writing the mass surveillance search tool Edward Snowden leaked, XKeyscore.

“The collection contains early agreements between the BND and the NSA and internal processes at the BND, but also more recent details on the close collaboration between the two agencies. For example, one document from the BND states that a BND employee will be tasked to use and write software for XKeyscore, an NSA system for searching and analysing data collected through mass surveillance,” Wikileaks, writes.

They continue, “A number of the documents show how intelligence agencies find ways to work around their own government. Documents pertaining to an audit visit by Germany’s data protection agency to the BND’s offices show that BND officers withheld the notes made by the auditors during their visit. The BND would only release the notes to the auditors once they had checked the content for themselves.”

The depth of the NSA relationship with the BND was unknown to the German public and much of its government. Snowden was asked to testify about what went on at the NSA between the two agencies but was later told that his safety wouldn’t be guaranteed and his extradition was likely.

Last week, November 21st, 2016, Germany’s Federal Court of Justice upheld the complaint and ruled that the committee was obliged to hear Edward Snowden in person. However, three days later, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Union bloc and the Social Democrats removed Snowden’s invitation from the agenda of the inquiry and are contesting the Court’s decision.

Are some of these documents from Snowden or perhaps there is a new whistle-blower on the scene?

We will make sure to keep you updated with any further information that may come out of this latest Wikileaks data dump. Stay tuned to We Are Change.

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CENSORSHIP: Virginia School Bans Two American Classics Because Of Racism

CENSORSHIP: Virginia School Bans Two American Classics Because Of Racism

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Censorship continues to rear its ugly head in this final stretch of 2016. This time, a Virginia school board has opted to ban two American classics, “To Kill a Mockingbird”  by Harper Lee and “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain.

Superintendent Warren Holland confirmed that a parent had filed a complaint about “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” WAVY reported.

“This is great literature. But there (are so many) racial slurs in there and offensive wording that you can’t get past that,” the parent, said.

“The parent cited that the books contained excessive racial slurs as her reason for wanting the books banned,” Superintendent Warren Holland told WAVY.
The parent, whose son is bi-racial, said that her concerns are “not even just a black and white thing.”
“I keep hearing, ‘This is a classic, This is a classic,’ I understand this is a literature classic. But at some point, I feel that children will not  or do not truly get the classic part the literature part, which I’m not disputing,” she said at a Nov. 15 school board meeting.
The parent said her son, who was reading “Huckleberry Finn” for a high school assignment, couldn’t get past a certain page in the story on which the N-word appeared seven times.
The N-word appears 219 times in “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and 48 times in “To Kill a Mockingbird,” according to KIRO7.

“So what are we teaching our children? We’re validating that these words are acceptable, and they are not acceptable by any means,” the parent said, also noting psychological effects language has on children. “There is other literature they can use.”
The parent proposed a committee made up of parents and teachers of different cultural backgrounds come up with a list of books that are inclusive for all students. She also offered to donate books and raise funds in the case of budgetary concerns.
The complaint, which was “a request for reconsideration of learning resources,” will go before a committee according to WCMH. The committee will then make a recommendation to the superintendent Warren Holland.
Holland has said that there is no set date for when the recommendation will be made.
This sets a dangerous precedent banning old books first for racial language which later down the track will lead to banning books for information.
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BEYOND CREEPY: ‘Spec Ops Military Unit Wants to Come Hangout in My Studio and Study Me’

BEYOND CREEPY: ‘Spec Ops Military Unit Wants to Come Hangout in My Studio and Study Me’

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NEW YORK (WeAreChange) — “A high-level unit which is involved in psychological warfare wants to come hangout with me in my studio to study me with a team of researchers for days, to try and figure out why this YouTube channel is so successful,” prominent YouTuber Mark Dice said in a video he uploaded Thursday.

Dice says that the government is “scrambling” to try and figure out just exactly why and how “independent alternative media sources” have become both popular and successful, so that the government can “try to restore the fake credibility” that the mainstream media once had.

In the video Dice read a letter that was sent to him from a SOCOM .mil email address which requests that Dice let a research team study, “observe and shadow” for a “few days” to find out how Dice conducts daily business regarding his YouTube channel.

The writer of the letter wants to know “valuable” particulars such as Dice’s workflow, hardware and software used and what the “overall environment is like to produce high quality, daily content.”

Mark remarks with his usual sense of humour, “let me tell you what I do: I put a camera up and I talk about the news and I don’t have anyone telling me what I can and cannot say – unlike the mainstream media.”

This is beyond creepy. It’s beyond stalking. This is high-level special reconnaissance. The government and their controlled mainstream media cronies are so desperate to retain their plummeting credibility that they will resort to high-level military tactics to find out exactly why alternative media is so successful.

Like Mark alluded to in his video, people are so fed up with the mainstream media lying to them so much so that they refuse to trust them any longer. The statistics even reflect it. Only 6% of Americans trust the mainstream media as a reliable source of their daily news.

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What Happened To This Journalist at The US-Canada Border Is Important and No One is Talking About it.

What Happened To This Journalist at The US-Canada Border Is Important and No One is Talking About it.

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By Hugh Handeyside

The recent abusive border search of a Canadian photojournalist should serve as a warning to everyone concerned about press freedom these days.

Ed Ou is a renowned photographer and TED senior fellow who has traveled to the United States many times to do work for The New York Times, Time magazine, and other media outlets. Last month, Ed was traveling from Canada to the U.S. to report on the protests against the Dakota Access pipeline in Standing Rock, North Dakota, when he was taken aside for additional inspection.

What came next left him questioning what he thought he knew about the U.S. government and the values it stands for, and we’re officially protesting to the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Although Ed clearly identified himself as a journalist on his way to Standing Rock, the CBP officers detained him for more than six hours and subjected him to multiple rounds of intrusive interrogation.

 They questioned him at length about his work as a journalist, his prior professional travel in the Middle East, and dissidents or “extremists” he had encountered or interviewed as a journalist. They photocopied his personal papers, including pages from his handwritten personal diary.
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Ed Ou uses a camera to shield himself during clashes between anti-government protesters and pro-Mubarak supporters near Tahrir Square in Cairo during the Egyptian Revolution in January 2011. (Photo by Guy Martin)

They also asked Ed to unlock the three mobile phones he uses to communicate in different locations worldwide. Ed told them he couldn’t agree to do that because of his ethical obligation as a journalist to protect his confidential sources. The officers took the phones, and when they returned them several hours later, the tamper tape covering the phones’ SIM cards was altered or missing, suggesting that the officers had removed and possibly copied the cards.

After all that, the officers denied Ed admission to the country without giving him a valid reason. One of the officers said he couldn’t provide any details. Another officer said that Ed’s refusal to grant access to his mobile phones “did not help.”

 

Ed’s treatment was unjustified and unlawful. Although CBP has the authority to stop and search travelers at the border for the purpose of identifying people who are inadmissible or engaged in criminal activity, the officers exceeded that authority. They had no legitimate cause to detain Ed for six hours, interrogate him about his professional activities, copy his diary, or search his phones. That abusive and harassing conduct is all the more troubling given that the officers apparently conditioned Ed’s admission to the U.S. on his willingness to assist them in searching his phones.

Ed’s ordeal is yet another indication that the government is treating the border as an all-purpose dragnet for intelligence gathering — an approach that is at odds with the Constitution, federal law, and CBP policies on border searches.

When CBP takes that approach to journalists, the dangers are particularly acute. Forcing journalists to turn over their newsgathering materials breaches confidences they are ethically required to honor, discourages reporting on current events, and turns journalists into unwilling agents of the national security state.

And conditioning foreign journalists’ admission to the United States on their willingness to agree to intrusive searches encourages similarly abusive treatment of American journalists in other countries.

Ed Ou photographs a burned home after ethnic Kyrgyz mobs rampaged through minority Uzbek enclaves, burning homes and businesses in Shark, Kyrgyzstan. (Photo by Marina Gorobevskaya)

Ed Ou photographs a burned home after ethnic Kyrgyz mobs rampaged through minority Uzbek enclaves, burning homes and businesses in Shark, Kyrgyzstan. (Photo by Marina Gorobevskaya)

Treating journalists this way at the border diminishes knowledge of important issues and narrows vital public discourse. It risks eroding press freedom, which is a necessary pillar of democracy.

Ed is fighting back though.

We’ve sent a letter on his behalf to DHS and CBP seeking assurance that Ed will not be subjected to intrusive and inappropriate searches in the future because of his work as a journalist. We’re also asking the government to purge any confidential information it obtained inappropriately during the search.

That the Obama administration would subject a journalist like Ed to harassment and abusive inspection at the border is wrong and alarming. And what this administration claims the authority to do today, the next administration could claim the authority to do in January.

Check out Ed’s photos and reporting here.

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Ed Ou (b.1986) is a culturally ambiguous Canadian journalist who has been bouncing around the Middle East, former Soviet Union, Africa, and the Americas. He is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. He started his career early as a teenager, covering the 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah in southern Lebanon, and the fall of the Islamic Courts in Mogadishu, Somalia while he was studying in the Middle East. He first worked for Reuters and the Associated Press, covering a wide range of news stories in the area. He was also an intern at the New York Times. After university, he moved to Kazakhstan, where he documented the tragic consequences of Soviet nuclear weapons testing in Semipalatinsk. Recently, he has been covering the wave of uprisings that has rocked the Arab World.

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Hugh Handeyside is a staff attorney with the ACLU’s National Security Project.

This article originally appeared at ACLU.org, and was sourced from CommonDreams.org

Top Image: Photojournalist Ed Ou, who was recently detained and interrogated about his work while crossing the U.S./Canada border. (Photo by Kitra Cahana)

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Hardware Stores Near Standing Rock are Refusing to Sell Supplies to Water Protectors

Hardware Stores Near Standing Rock are Refusing to Sell Supplies to Water Protectors

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A major hardware store is refusing to supply Standing Rock protesters with heating supplies or other materials that could be used at the water protector’s camps.

An official statement from Ace Hardware says that “stores in the vicinity of recent pipeline protests in North Dakota have been requested by law enforcement officials to refrain from selling materials that could be used at camps.”

The company’s official statement on the matter was exposed by users on Twitter:

A video shot by activist Kevin Gilbertt calling an Ace Hardware customer representative is also going viral, in which the representative seems to be echoing similar language from the official statement.

Supporters of Standing Rock have responded with outrage on Twitter, many of them vowing to boycott the franchise:

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Ace Harware has reportedly backed out on its decision not to sell propane and incendiaries to Dakota Access Pipeline protesters. According to the statement, “Ace Hardware can now confirm that there is no ban on the sale of products at our locally-owned Ace stores; customers should feel free to check with their local store for inventory availability.”

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PIZZAGATE: NYT Boss Mark Thompson Covered Up BBC Pedo Jimmy Savile Scandal

PIZZAGATE: NYT Boss Mark Thompson Covered Up BBC Pedo Jimmy Savile Scandal

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Current NYTimes CEO Mark Thompson has been linked to the BBC pedophile scandal.

Thompson was the Director-General of the BBC from 2004-2012, during which time BBC DJ and host of The Top Of The Pops Jimmy Savile was on air and his reign of horror on children was still ongoing. Thompson also canceled the documentary on Savile that was set to air on News Night.

Although Savile’s most prominent abuse is said to be between the 1960s-90s it’s highly doubtful that Savile didn’t sexually abuse any kids or adult females during his time as a host on the Top Of The Pops in 2004, a British music charts show similar to the old MTV.

In fact there is even video proof that Savile molested a 18 year old girl Sylvia Edwards live in 1976. Dame Janet Smithan, one of the lead investigators into the Savile scandal, called Top Of The Pops a “breeding ground for sexual abusers including Savile.”  Staff were even amused at the fact Savile was assaulting young girls on the stage live.

A Documentary on Savile was canceled by News night, similar to how the Conspiracy Of Silence was canceled years prior in the 1990’s after being set to air on Discovery, Both programs exposed high levels of pedophilia – more on that later – but here we see a pattern with the media protecting elitist pedophiles.

Thomspon at first denied having any information about the News Night documentary, then later admitted that the decision to cancel the documentary was a “lack of imagination” on his part when he failed to ask detailed questions about why News Night’s investigation into Jimmy Savile was cancelled.

“I had no reason to believe that his conduct was a pressing concern,” Thompson said in an interview with the New York Times.  “Had I known about the nature of the allegations and the credible allegations that these horrific crimes had taken place during his time at the BBC and in the building at the BBC, I of course would have considered them very grave and would have acted very differently,” he, said.

The problem there is absolutely no way Mark Thompson didn’t know about the abuse and there is no way that Thompson didn’t know about the decision to kill the investigative report. In fact, BBC foreign correspondent Caroline Hawley said that “she thought she had told Thompson the broad context of the axed Newsnight investigation into Savile” at a pre-Christmas drinks party at BBC Television Center in late 2011.

Savile was accused by 107 staff at the BBC over the course of his decades of abuse and you are telling me the BBC Director-General wouldn’t have ever saw it or heard about it? In fact it’s known that Mark Thompson did indeed know about it and he lied to cover it up.

Nick Pollard, former head of Sky News and lead investigator into the Savile inquiry claimed that former BBC boss Mark Thompson lied over Savile evidence in the tape released to Telegraph.co.uk. The cover up didn’t end there though, they tried to debunk the satanic pedophile ring claims calling it crazy and unsubstantial problem in the UK. The problem is that Savile raped children as young as nine years old. Savile’s nephew Guy Marsden came out and testified to the horrors that he had witnessed. He then named one of the abusers in the ring a politician Sir Edward Heath who Guy said abused his 14-year-old friend at a London party.

Jill Dando, a BBC reporter, warned of a massive pedophile ring in the BBC before being murdered on her front doorstep in 1999. It was later revealed that her killer was ordered by someone called Mr.Big.

Lo and behold almost a decade later it comes out that the BBC harbored Jimmy Savile a disgusting pedophile. Not only was Savile a pedophile but the ring he was apart of was deemed to be a Satanic ring by investigators. This information only came out after Savile’s death.

Johnny Rotten Got kicked off the BBC for bringing the allegation up and he was right. Rotten added that others are still alive and free and that he wanted to bring them “jail time.”

Then we have the PIE group (Pedophile Information Exchange) lobbying NCCL officials in the UK and the former Labour Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt saying the most horrific and disgusting things I have ever heard. “We can’t prove sex with children does them harm” Hewitt said. Really?!?!?

Now we have Pizzagate across the pond in the U.S. which – make of it what you will – there are some very disturbing pictures which I won’t provide here. They are all over the internet and verified symbols that include the occasional nod to elite pedophilia including one image with a child being held and the hashtag #chickenlovers which is a direct slang term for boy lover.

The New York Times tried to debunk the claims made by Pizzagate researchers calling it “fake news gone viral.” They then proceeded with an interview with the pizza shop owner James Alefantis saying the accusations against him and his shop were false and his life was being ruined.

They claim to have debunked Pizzagate but the problem is that their words aren’t enough – there was no proof provided and the New York Times failed to question Alefantis about the accusations. A real investigative report would show the questionable images censoring the children’s faces, as is standard in such cases to allow their readers to decide whether something was wrong. NYT also failed to ask Alefantis to provide proof that the little girl he says is his god-daughter is indeed his god-daughter – a not-so-outrageous request considering he is being publicly accused by millions all over the world of running a pedophile ring. If this is proven it might exonerate him a bit and if Alefantis had nothing to hide why hasn’t he provided the evidence?

The NYTimes completely ignored the “evidence” and concerns of Pizzagate researchers, deflecting the way BBC ignored the allegations about a pedophile ring operating in it’s own walls. They even published a story called “Pedophilia: A Disorder, Not a Crime”.

We have come to a point in time where words are meaningless – evidence means everything and while the NYTimes and Washington Post are accusing us of peddling “false news” everything I have ever stated is well sourced. In fact, most of the time I use mainstream sources to connect dots for this very reason – the evidence in undisputed.

Now on to the ignorance that is the NYTimes, I don’t see one single source for your “debunking” Pizzagate article, no mentions about Jeff Koons, Laura Silsby, Monica Peterson’s investigation into the Clinton Foundation then her subsequent murder, NCMEC, etc.

NCMEC is in the middle of a law suit over their handling of child pornography constituting a violation of the Fourth Amendment with AOL. NCMEC is also allowed to do something private citizens can’t: retain and view child porn. While private citizens can come across child porn, preserve the evidence, and turn it over to law enforcement, they can’t maintain a private database of images for cross reference like NCMEC does.

Laura Silsby, is the former director for New Life Children’s Refuge the woman was caught trying to take 33 children out of Haiti without permission to the Dominican Republic by claiming that the children were orphans when they weren’t. But a Haitian judge – in a country notorious for corruption – ruled that Silsby and nine of the Americans accused had not knowingly engaged in any crime.

Why was her lawyer a convicted child trafficker? Jorge Torres-Puello was accused of leading a network that recruited children for prostitution in Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and El Salvador. Jorge Torres-Puello also allegedly worked undercover with the DEA and Homeland Security according to him and his mother.

Why did Clinton work so hard to get her charges dismissed? Why is Laura now working on the management team for Alert Sense, a company that includes the Amber Alert system after being accused of child trafficking? How does all this relate to NCMEC? They are in charge of the amber alert systems.

All a few good questions that the NYTimes could have asked themselves and the reader when writing up it’s horrible Opinion article on Alefantis.

How does all this connect to Alefantis? Jeff Koons a fellow artist of Alefantis which James even has his artwork hanging up in his house remember the nude alleged picture of Koons wife in his house? Koons is not only an artist he is also a board member of the International Center for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC). Why was Jeff Koons paid $50,000, by Correct the Record which is run by David Brock, Alefantis’ previous partner?

Additionally, lets add in the CPS as a suspected organization used for child trafficking, which is known thanks to Georgia Senator Nancy Schaefer who said before she and her husband were killed which was ruled a “murder-suicide.”

Maybe it was a “murder-suicide” as they reportedly talked about, a suicide-pact, but her statement below can not be ignored even if it was. How about mentioning the Franklin Boys Town Nebraska scandal NYT, or how about DynCorp’s trafficking which was mentioned in Hillary’s emails?

Dyncorp has a long history of slavery and child trafficking starting first in 1999 in Bosnia – “Its employees were accused of rape and the buying and selling of girls as young as 12.” In 2005, the only brave mainstream outlet to ever bring this up, the Chicago Tribune, accused the government of covering up child trafficking.

Hillary Clinton is in favor of DynCorp despite it’s years of known historical sexual abuse of kids and losing $1 billion dollars. She also covered up for Dyncorp. The Washington Post wrote the story to her and said they had more negative information on Dyncorp and nothing ever came out.

More recently DynCorp also got a pass on pimping out Afghan boys to cops revealed by Wikileaks. Hillary Clinton and her inner circle knew about Anthony Weiner contacting an underage girl five years ago but did nothing about it.

Now here’s the juicy connection to Epstein and Dyncorp, Epstein’s helicopter shared FAA tail number with State Department counterinsurgency aircraft contracted to the private military company Dyncorp.

Epstein is key, we also know that Epstein and BIll Clinton shared at least 27 flights together. Anyone on Epstein’s flight manifest is suspect.

Now we must determine if Jeffrey Epstein is at all connected to Alefantis or if Epstein is connected to Laura Silsby or anyone who worked with New Life Children’s Refugee.

The elephant in the room with all this is that for years investigators and whistle-blowers have been being murdered who look deep into all this, such as murdered investigator Gary Caradouri, as have victims who come forward in Troy Boner’s case.

As ex-CIA Director William Colby once Said to John Decamp, “what you have to understand is there are powerful people and forces involved in all this, that you cannot do any­ thing about them, no matter how evil or wrong they are and no matter how dedicated or sincere you are or how much evidence you have.”

”What you have to understand, John, is that sometimes there are forces and events too big, too powerful, with so much at stake for other people or institutions, that you cannot do any­ thing about them, no matter how evil or wrong they are and no matter how dedicated or sincere you are or how much evidence you have. That is simply one of the hard facts of life you have to face. You have done your part. You have tried to expose the evil and wrongdoing. It has hurt you terribly. But it has not killed you up to this point. I am telling you, get out of this before it does.” ~CIA Director William Colby.

Right after this statement to John Decamp, Colby too met his own fate years later drowning in a lake a very suspicious case if you read the facts here.

Just as a pattern of repeat child abuse allegations probably proves a person is a pedophile, a pattern of deaths surrounding investigations into elite pedophilia probably means there is some water under the cases/scandals and that those scandals would have affected some politically powerful people.

Pizzagate or Pedogate is real, and there is so much more information coming my way that overlaps and expands upon the article that I wrote nearly 6 months ago – and that article was lengthy in itself, and packed with data. What I am planning next is to revisit the older cases to drop massive bombshells of information that the world needs to be directed at again.

To conclude, no the mainstream media journalists aren’t all pedophiles but I am sure there are some and this stuff is so crazy that you need all the evidence in front of you and a few years worth of research to work it all out. So do I blame them for not covering Pizzagate or dismissing it?

No – mainstream news is operated by their editorial boards. If they say something they can’t print it can’t go to press. I’ve been told this by several friends I’ve met along my way in the media, but to dismiss something just because it sounds insane without asking the hard questions and showing the objectifying evidence isn’t journalism it’s being a PR shill. Honestly, this is a matter of humanity – the Franklin cover up happened and the press ignored it. Journalists your pen is your sword and you are the maverick use it.

What little is left of good in this world needs to come forth – whistle-blowers, agency personnel anyone who knows this is going on it’s now your time to shine your light into this darkness and act. I have had several people come forward and the more the merrier to connect the dots. I realize if my identity is found I am in danger for putting together this effort but the suffering of children is a lot worse knowing you could have helped stopped it and didn’t. Email me encrypted at An0nKn0wledge@protonmail.com. Together we can and will make a difference in this world, together We Are Change.

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Newsweek Editor Makes Shocking Admission About Leaked ‘Madam President’ Issue

Newsweek Editor Makes Shocking Admission About Leaked ‘Madam President’ Issue

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NEW YORK (WeAreChange) — A Newsweek magazine editor appeared on Fox News’ Tucker Colson Tonight show Wednesday publicly admitting that the infamous Hillary Clinton ‘Madam President’ commemorative issue was neither proof-read nor written by any of their staff.

In a highly embarrassing mess-up, the outlet was forced to recall 125,000 copies of the edition which was sent out to stores and newsstands around the country. They reportedly even had Hillary Clinton autograph a number of copies of the edition (as seen in the Getty Images licensed photo below).

Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

The blurb on the back cover of the edition, which was shipped out for distribution before the presidential winner had been officially announced, included such highly arrogant lines as…

“On election day, Americans across the country roundly rejected the kind of fear and hate-based conservatism peddled by Donald Trump and elected the first woman in U.S. history to the presidency.”

“MADAM PRESIDENT: The final frontier for American politicians was the presidency, and Hillary Clinton was able to win the most contentious election ever for the honor of crossing it.”

The blurb also called supporters of Trump, “most deplorable” and accused them of going “lower” while Hillary’s supporters “went high.”

Newsweek political editor Matt Cooper, who called the whole controversy an “embarrassment”, was quick to defend the fact that his organisation had nothing to do with the writing or proof-reading of the edition.

“The writing in this is, shall we say, not up to the editorial standards of Newsweek,” Cooper said, adding “no one on our staff wrote it. We subcontract out to a company.”

“But when you read it before it went out, what did you say?” Carlson asked.

“Well, no, we didn’t [read it],” Cooper replied. “We subcontract these commemorative issues to a company … so it’s sort of been done on a separate track, and we did not review it before it went out.”

To his credit, Cooper added that even though none of the magazine’s editors read the piece, Newsweek is still “ultimately responsible” for what is printed under its brand.

“Look, I hear you, it’s got the Newsweek name on it. Ultimately, we’re going to bear responsibility for it,” Cooper said.

“But what if they had reprinted Mein Kamf or something?” the host Tucker Carlson asked to which Cooper replied, “well that would be even worse.”

So there you have it folks, an outlet which is a member of the corporate media establishment publicly admitting to printing politically biased fake news, admitting it is fake, and admitting it doesn’t bother to review it or even write it in the first place. No wonder less than 6% of Americans trust the mainstream news media establishment for their daily news.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DepQMlY445s

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