It seems the controversial $1.1T spending bill that is preventing the U.S. government from shutting down is chock full of surprises. As you may know, much to the dismay of marijuana activists and lovers of democracy everywhere, the bill smacked down Washington DCs referendum that legalized recreational marijuana in the nation’s capital. What you may have missed (because those shifty politicians are doing everything under the table) is that the bill also quietly, but effectively lifted the federal ban on medical marijuana. (more…)
By Mike Adams
Note the day of December 16th, 2014. That day will mark a milestone in history because it was the first time a U.S. cinema chain censored the launch of a movie due to threats from hackers.
“Carmike Cinemas has canceled the nationwide Christmas Day release of Sony’s ‘The Interview,’ the first theater chain to do so on the day hackers threatened 9/11-like attacks on theaters that showed the movie,” reported The Wrap today. (more…)
By Eric Zuesse
The IMF has concluded that it was too optimistic when loaning Ukraine $17 billion at the end of April, and that the Ukrainian Government’s economic condition is far worse than the IMF expected, and also that the Government’s anti-corruption program is too weak to justify the planned loan-installments or “tranches” going to Ukraine. Therefore, “even providing the program of the next two tranches is open to question.” (more…)
As soon as ISIS (ISIL, Islamic State, etc) popped up, people began to claim the US was responsible for creating them. At first it was just fringe news sites, but now even the MSM can’t deny the connection between ISIS and the US. The Resident discusses.
Inspired by 90-year old Arnold Abbott (arrested for feeding the homeless), We Are Change Colorado donates Nature’s Path Organic bars and fruit to the homeless at the Denver Rescue Mission. Huge thanks to Christina Tobin – Founder of Free and Equal Elections – for donating the Nature’s Path bars and sharing this idea originally!
Importantly, this action started out front of Denver’s Federal Reserve Bank – one of the branches of America’s privately owned central bank granted with the power of creating currency out of thin air and charging interest on it. The Federal Reserve’s exponential currency creation has led to the devaluation of the currency in circulation and impoverished people around America and the world. If we want to change the effects, we must acknowledge the cause! We must BE THE CHANGE! (more…)
By Christina Sarich
No, you didn’t read that wrong. Paypal co-creator and Tesla Motors Wunderkind thinks that California just wasted $63 billion on a mass transit rail that only goes 164 miles an hour when a 14,000-mile-an-hour pneumatic railroad could be built for 1/10th that amount to take someone from Los Angeles to New York in less than 2 hours. Even better – the plans for such a pneumatic, or vacuum tube train, are all open source. (more…)