The invasion of Syria that so many people have been warning about is now happening. On Wednesday, Turkish tanks rolled across the Syrian border, and they were accompanied by radical Islamic Syrian rebels that want to ultimately overthrow the Assad regime. This invasion was conducted under the code name “Euphrates Shield”, and it was supported by airstrikes from A-10s and F-16s that are part of the U.S.-led coalition that has been conducting airstrikes against ISIS targets in the region. The mainstream media in the United States has been very quiet about this escalation of the conflict in Syria, but things are much different in the rest of the world. For example, a major Israeli news source announced the attack this way: “Turkey invades Syria“. And without a doubt, that is precisely what is taking place. The Syrian government denounced this move by Turkey as a “blatant breach to its sovereignty”, and the Russians are deeply alarmed. The farther Turkish forces push into northern Syria, the more likely they will be to encounter Syrian or Russian forces, and one bad move could result in the outbreak of World War 3 in the Middle East.
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Law enforcement agencies throughout the country are increasingly turning to drone technology developed for military use to keep an ever-present eye in the sky. Unfortunately, little has been revealed about how the data they gather may be used to prosecute residents.
Bloomberg reported this week that cops in Baltimore are using a small plane equipped with highly capable cameras to record what’s happening on the city’s streets on a near-constant basis.
From the report:
Since the beginning of the year, the Baltimore Police Department had been using the plane to investigate all sorts of crimes, from property thefts to shootings. The Cessna sometimes flew above the city for as many as 10 hours a day, and the public had no idea it was there.
A company called Persistent Surveillance Systems, based in Dayton, Ohio, provided the service to the police, and the funding came from a private donor. No public disclosure of the program had ever been made.
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President Barack Obama’s White House is taking a lame-duck approach to dealing with the nation’s spiraling budget deficit, telling reporters this week that it’s the next administration’s problem.
The Congressional Budget Office on Tuesday increased its projection for the national budget deficit in 2016 to $590 billion— that’s $56 billion more than it predicted in March.
The nation’s money-watchers blamed the lagging economy’s impact on corporate tax revenues coupled with increases in mandatory government spending for the projected deficit increase.
From the CBO:
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The public has been trained to think in terms of what is legal and what is illegal. The politicians and their elite bosses operate above the law and outside the law. For them, legal is what they say it is or is not.
Hillary Clinton personifies the system. The FBI and Department of (In)Justice – or, as some call it, the Department of Just Us – have always given the Clinton crime family a pass to operate outside the law. But it is not just them.
Politicians, bureaucrats, judges and their friends are untouchables. Yes, occasionally one or two are sacrificed on the altar in the name of “justice,” but it is nothing more than a ruse that keeps the system in place.
There are clearly privileged classes in America. It is those in political power backed by illegal police power. They act against the people outside the law and the Constitution. It has become so obvious.
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We have had a number high profile cybersecurity stories recently.
The first was a cyber attack against the Democratic National Committee files, again, that was blamed on the Russian government hacker group.
The second was more evidence that the Stuxnet worm that infected Iran’s nuclear centrifuges was built by our own National Security Agency. Many cyber experts are calling the Stuxnet virus the A-bomb of cyberwar; it has taken us into a new age of cybersecurity, espionage and surveillance where the entire web is the battlefield.
Then, an anonymous hacker collective known as Shadow Brokers snuck into the NSA’s internal hacker group known as the Equation Group and stole the code for Stuxnet and other next-gen malware Duqu and Flame (more on this later).
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Is Hillary Clinton healthy enough to serve as president if she wins the election? Over the past couple of weeks this has become a major issue, and the mainstream media is actively conspiring with the Clinton campaign in a desperate attempt to cover up the truth. For example, the Washington Post, which has essentially become a mouthpiece for the Clinton campaign at this point, has been publishing an article “debunking” claims about Clinton’s health almost every day recently. One of their headlines that really caught my attention was “Don’t believe everything you read about Hillary Clinton’s health on Google“. By the way, there were three Hillary Clinton campaign ads on that one page alone. But CNN took things to an entirely new level this week when it published an article entitled “Clinton’s health is fine, but what about Trump?” I was so flabbergasted by that headline that my wife came into my office to see what all of the commotion was about. No, Hillary Clinton’s health is not “fine”, and we will get to that later in this article.
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Did you know that our planet will be hit by more than 100,000 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater this year alone? Earlier today, I came across a report that contained this amazing fact, but it was so incredible that I felt that I had to go and verify it myself. So I went to the official USGS website, and I found out that this is actually true. Overall, there are about half a million earthquakes around the globe each year, but it is only when a quake is of about magnitude 3.0 or greater that humans actually feel them. As the very large earthquakes in Italy and Myanmar within the last 24 hours have demonstrated, the shaking of our planet is getting worse, and this is something that I have written about over and over again. So why is this happening? Why does the crust of our planet seemingly become more and more unstable with each passing year?
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