Vatican Warns Of “Path Of Bloodshed” In Venezuela If Talks With Anti-Maduro Political Leaders Fail

Tyler Durden Zero Hedge A few weeks ago we warned that Venezuela was on the verge of revolution after Maduro took steps to block a recall referendum that many thought would have resulted in his ouster.  In response, Maduro’s political opposition urged Venezuelans to take to the streets to protest the move which they say was tantamount to a coup.  Here’s what we wrote before: … Continue reading Vatican Warns Of “Path Of Bloodshed” In Venezuela If Talks With Anti-Maduro Political Leaders Fail

Court Rules That Defendant’s Belief In The “Illuminati” Makes Him Unfit For Trial

John Vibes The Free Thought Project Chicago, IL — A suspect who was awaiting judgment in a terrorism case has been deemed unfit to stand trial because he believes that the court is controlled by the “Illuminati.” Adel Daoud was accused of attempting to plant a bomb in downtown Chicago in 2012 when he was 17 years old. However, the plot was not conceived by … Continue reading Court Rules That Defendant’s Belief In The “Illuminati” Makes Him Unfit For Trial

Soros group is accused of violating Arizona election law

AZFamily PHOENIX (AP) – A campaign finance violation complaint has been filed with the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office against a newly formed independent political committee linked to hedge fund tycoon George Soros. An attorney representing Republican incumbent Bill Montgomery’s re-election campaign for Maricopa County Attorney filed a complaint Friday, saying the Arizona Safety & Justice has violated a state election law. Soros has been spending … Continue reading Soros group is accused of violating Arizona election law

Ecuador: We have ‘temporarily restricted’ Assange’s internet

AP The Ecuadorian national flag flies outside their London Embassy, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. Midway Ecuador’s government acknowledged on Tuesday that it cut off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s internet access at its embassy in London after the whistleblowing site published a trove of damaging emails from Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. The foreign ministry said that while it stands by its 2012 decision to grant Assange … Continue reading Ecuador: We have ‘temporarily restricted’ Assange’s internet

These Damning Revelations From WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explain Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Claire Bernish The Free Thought Project Wikileaks continues dropping bombshell revelations in its coordinated October Surprise of documents and emails hacked from Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta — so many, in fact, it has been difficult to keep up. Damning best describes information released so far — damning not only for Clinton, but countless top U.S. politicians, officials, the FBI, the State Department, President … Continue reading These Damning Revelations From WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explain Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Freed From Gag Order, Google Reveals It Received Secret FBI Subpoena

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Jenna McLaughlin
The Intercept

GOOGLE REVEALED WEDNESDAY it had been released from an FBI gag order that came with a secret demand for its customers’ personal information.

The FBI secret subpoena, known as a national security letter, does not require a court approval. Investigators simply need to clear a low internal bar demonstrating that the information is “relevant to an authorized investigation to protect against international terrorism or clandestine intelligence activities.”

The national security letter issued to Google was mentioned without fanfare in Google’s latest bi-annual transparency report, which includes information on government requests for data the company received from around the world in the first half of 2016. Continue reading “Freed From Gag Order, Google Reveals It Received Secret FBI Subpoena”

Muslim Students Speak Out Against FBI Informant Plan Exposed by the Intercept

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New York University students attend a town hall to discuss the NYPD’s surveillance of Muslim communities on February 29, 2012 in New York.

Cora Currier
The Intercept

WHEN IN LAST week’s presidential debate Donald Trump suggested that Muslims in the United States should “report when they see something going on,” he sparked a satirical backlash on Twitter mocking the idea that every Muslim has some secret knowledge of terrorism.

But the FBI has also aggressively sought terrorism leads from Muslim Americans; a presentation published by The Intercept last month suggested looking for informants in mosques and Muslim student associations, and that disclosure has prompted its own pushback. Several student leaders contacted us to decry the bureau’s invasion of spaces where young Muslims thought they could just be themselves. Continue reading “Muslim Students Speak Out Against FBI Informant Plan Exposed by the Intercept”

Why Is Obama Threatening Russia With World War 3 Right Before The Election?

Michael Snyder The Economic Collapse It sure seems like an odd time to be provoking a war with Russia. As I write this, we stand just a little bit more than three weeks away from one of the most pivotal elections in U.S. history, and Barack Obama has chosen this moment to strongly threaten the Russians. As I wrote about on Friday, Reuters is reporting … Continue reading Why Is Obama Threatening Russia With World War 3 Right Before The Election?