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George Soros’ Open Society Foundation Closes Operations In Hungary Reader 05/15/2018 (Tue) 16:09:30 Id: 45b666 [Preview] No. 8369 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
George Soros’ Open Society Foundations has been forced to end its operations in Hungary, accusing Budapest of repressing civil society.

President of the Open Society Foundations Patrick Gaspard lashed out at Budapest, saying it has “denigrated and misrepresented our work,” while repressing civil society “for the sake of political gain.”

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban has repeatedly slammed the billionaire globalist for meddling in the nation’s internal affairs.

Sputnik News reports: https://archive.fo/nWHXf

According to reports, George Soros’ Open Society Foundations will close their office in the Hungarian capital and move to Berlin.

“The government of Hungary has denigrated and misrepresented our work and repressed civil society for the sake of political gain, using tactics unprecedented in the history of the European Union,” Patrick Gaspard, president of the Open Society Foundations, said.

Hungary is one of the most anti-immigrant EU member-states and has constantly clashed with the European Union over their contrasting stances on tackling the migrant crisis.

The Hungarian government has been pushing to adopt the so-called “Stop Soros Act,” which would allow banning activities of pro-immigration policies in Hungary. The bill was submitted to parliament in February.

In addition to supporting pro-immigrant causes, the billionaire has also donated funds to pro-EU groups, such as the Best for Britain group, which is campaigning against Brexit.

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Reader 05/15/2018 (Tue) 16:14:23 Id: 45b666 [Preview] No.8370 del
Ironic how they call this "repressing civil society" when the fact is whenever Soros and his NGOs get their way the countries that once were civilized not longer are civilized but in fact become destabilized in the future. This asshole should be kicked out of all civilized society for what he and his NGOs have contributed to. All countries Soros has been successful are now police states, riddled with soaring crime and increasing poverty. Not to mention loss of culture and increasing social conflicts. This is FAR FAR from "civil society" as he claims!

Israel Airstrikes Iranian Bases In Syria, Declaring War Against Both Nations Reader 05/10/2018 (Thu) 16:33:31 Id: 06bf87 [Preview] No. 8318 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
(1) https://archive.fo/UALWy (Syrian CrISIS & European Destabilization Project)
(2) https://archive.fo/eO0u6 (Syrian CrISIS: The Busted Bad Actors)
(3) https://archive.fo/Odppj (Can't Mossad The Assad / Bad Actors Lose)
(4) https://archive.fo/uexrL (Cleanup / Bad Actor Exposure)
(5) https://archive.fo/YK5hX (Mainstream Media Forced To Expose Bad Actors)
(6) https://archive.fo/cdqZr (Blowback: Good Actors Now In Full Control)
(7) https://archive.fo/JXAsT (Cleanup / More Bad Actor Exposure)
(8) https://archive.fo/NrvHu (Declassified CIA Report Reveals Plan To Destabilize Syria)
(9) https://archive.fo/aWA7e (James Mattis Admits No Evidence Assad Used Chemical Weapons!)
(10) https://archive.fo/o4Xtl (US Continues War Mongering Buffoonery)
(11) https://archive.fo/EzL5u (Russia Providing Humanitarian Aid To Syria)
(12) https://archive.fo/PFvis (US/Israel Deploying Warships To Strike Syria Before Next False Flag)
(13) https://archive.fo/49bb8 (Syrian Forces Intercept Truckload Of Weapons & Ammo En-Route To Terrorists)
(14) https://archive.fo/By7rD (Neo-con Zionists Thwart Troop Pullout of Syria)
(15) https://archive.fo/E4WQr (Israeli Warplanes Start Bombing Syria After 3rd or 4th False Flag Gas Attack)
(16) https://archive.fo/mNb1A (Planned WWIII For Petrodollar Demise Blame Game: Alert Series 01)

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Reader 05/11/2018 (Fri) 19:00:26 Id: d8bfc8 [Preview] No.8343 del
So the only countries the Zionists have not been able to fully infiltrate happen to be Syria and Iran at this point? This would make perfect sense factoring the open wars against them and then making them both depend on another nation that is infiltrated by the same criminal network. The end result for both nations would be their "allies" backstabbing them by "mishaps" and allowing regime change to take place. Then what? Zionists install their Rothschild-run cashless fiat debt slavery everywhere around the globe? Either way, things do not look good for us goyim and we must be prepared to stand our ground and exit this parasitic system completely (perhaps the Amish people are the only ones left in modern society whom have that down pretty well, living amongst themselves and the land).

Reader 05/11/2018 (Fri) 19:24:46 Id: f5acc4 [Preview] No.8344 del
Start by not calling yourself a goy.

Reader 05/11/2018 (Fri) 19:52:29 Id: f0cca3 [Preview] No.8345 del
>Bill O’Brien, one of its founders, claims this is no coincidence. Though he is not Amish himself, Mr O’Brien has been lending to farmers in this traditionalist community since moving to the area 26 years ago. Many know his phone number and call him directly when they need a loan (phones are forbidden inside Amish homes, but communal phone shanties can be used to conduct business). Others prefer to use the bank’s drive-through window, large enough for a horse and carriage.

Banks, mostly small local banks I'm guessing, actually love the amish. They amass a large amount of cash before taking a loan and it's unlikely they'll just up and disappear.

Reader 05/11/2018 (Fri) 22:22:07 Id: e904bf [Preview] No.8347 del
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ID f5acc4 has a point. When you call yourself goyim, you're admitting you're nothing but cattle for the jews.
>So the only countries the Zionists have not been able to fully infiltrate happen to be Syria and Iran at this point?
Nope. The situation's worse than that. This should clear things up.

Reader 05/11/2018 (Fri) 23:57:38 Id: d924b4 [Preview] No.8349 del
What I meant was the Amish know how to live off grid and take care of their own kind, their own communities, and do not completely rely on all the kikery of today's society. Unlike 99% of the American population.

This bank article is interesting but that likely only clarifies the fact the Amish set high standards for solvent fiscal practices. They don't just take out loans and go into massive debts without the ability to pay it back (aka insolvency). We really could learn from them as a nation - especially our own government. One of the prime tricks these kike bankers play on the goyim (including our own government) are predatory lending practices, thus turning the population into mindless consuming debt slaves who will forever become dependent on those bankers. And with the Rothschilds in power we all know they can loan out endless amounts of fiat currency without any accountability, without any audits or transparency. They also have the power to issue more currency too, thus we see inflation because that is the consequence of counterfeiting any currency (legal or not: whether by mafia or a bank or whomever counterfeits).

Police State USSA: 12 Yr Old Kid Handcuffed, Arrested For Playing With Imaginary Gun At School Reader 05/11/2018 (Fri) 23:35:14 Id: f38904 [Preview] No. 8348 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Schools across the US are relying more and more on the police to enforce pupils into compliance instead of training staff and using common sense.

Earlier this week a 5th grade autistic boy from Texas was arrested for a non-existent crime of “brandishing an imaginary rifle.”

12-year-old David Sims who attends Conroe Independent School District’s Bozman Intermediate school, was handcuffed and dragged away by police and charged for pretending his hand was a gun.

The Free Thought Project reports: https://archive.fo/0OCPh

The boy’s actions apparently threatened his art teacher who then called the police.

“She (CISD Police Officer) just put handcuffs on me and told me I need to go with her,” David told Fox 26.

“They just said, ‘We don’t tolerate that. We take it as a threat.’ A threat? He didn’t threaten anyone. He didn’t do anything but play,” said Amy Sims, David’s mother.

Sims explained that she was never notified of her son’s arrest until after he’d been booked. Sims noted that like many kids with autism, her son doesn’t understand that playing make believe guns on campus has become inappropriate behavior.

“Being put in handcuffs, not knowing what he did wrong, I could have had a talk with him and told him look, I know you like to play guns, but you can’t do it in school,” said Amy Sims.

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China Promises To Protect Iran Nuclear Program, Iran To Increase Nuclear Production, US Protests Reader 05/11/2018 (Fri) 14:06:13 Id: 8c501a [Preview] No. 8333 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
In the aftermath of Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, the emerging geopolitical axes - at least when it comes to the ongoing global proxy conflict involving Syria/Iran/Israel/Saudi Arabia, i.e. the Middle East - has made some notable changes.

On one hand, there is the core axis of the US, Israel, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar, all of which are jousting for dominance with Iran, are eager to see the Iranian government and economy crash and burn (in some cases, literally) and have and will vocally back any move out of Washington that is adverse to Iran/Syria.

On the other hand, there is Russia which has firmly backed both the Iran and Syrian regimes, while also providing weapons and supplies to the two financially-strapped governments.

In the middle is Europe: unwilling to side with Trump and abrogate the Iran nuclear deal - after all, Europe gets much of its oil imports courtesy of Tehran while many European countries are currently branching out in Iran in hopes of finding more marginal clients, yet also unwilling to formally back Rouhani/Assad whom Trump has branded "terrorist."

But what about the biggest and arguably most important emerging superpower, China, which until recently had held a very low profile when it comes to Iran? Well, overnight, perhaps prompted by the ongoing trade war with the US, Beijing decided there is no longer a need to stay mute, and as Xinhua reported, voiced regret over President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal and vowed to "safeguard" the agreement.

"China regrets this decision made by the US," foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said during a press briefing on Wednesday. Geng said China will maintain "normal economic and trade exchanges" with Iran despite Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 accord and reimpose sanctions on Tehran.

"China will take an objective, fair and responsible attitude, maintain dialogues and consultations with all parties, and continue to work to maintain and implement the comprehensive agreement," he said.

Then, adopting a more forceful tone, Geng said that "China calls on all relevant parties to assume a responsible attitude" in order "to return at an early date to the right track of implementing the deal," and reiterated Beijing's opposition to unilateral sanctions and "long-arm jurisdiction."

Meanwhile, not directly linked to the Iran deal, China said that trade talks are continuing, and urged the U.S. to withdraw its trade threats as it confirmed that negotiators continue to talk before President Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser returns to Washington.

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Reader 05/11/2018 (Fri) 14:06:41 Id: 8c501a [Preview] No.8334 del
In Tehran, anger has grown not just over Trump's move but also Israel's barrage of air attacks on Iranian targets in Syria, in response to what Israel claimed was an Iranian rocket attack on the Golan Heights.

Iran's Foreign Ministry condemned the strikes, calling them a "blatant violation of the country's sovereignty."


Six years after SWIFT cut ties with Iranian banks during the last round of Western sanctions on the Persian nation, on Thursday afternoon the U.S. took another step toward cutting Iran off from the global economy when the US Treasury announced it was levying sanctions on a financing network and accusing the country’s central bank of helping funnel U.S. dollars to the blacklisted elite military unit of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard known as the Quds Force, the WSJ reported.

Acting together with the United Arab Emirates, the US Treasury said that it had sanctioned six individuals and three "front companies engaged in a large-scale currency exchange network that has procured and transferred hundreds of millions" of dollars to Iran's elite military force; overnight Israel’s government blamed the the same Quds Force for rocket attacks from Syria Wednesday night, an action that triggered massive retaliatory strikes by Israel’s military against Iranian targets in Syria, escalating the risk of a wider regional war.

In Washington, Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin accused "the Iranian regime and its Central Bank" of misusing banking access in the UAE to acquire US dollars to fund the IRGC-QF's "malign activities, and to arm its "regional proxy groups." The new sanctions also ban US individuals and entities from doing business with the currency network.

Mnuchin alleged that the sanctioned entities had concealed the acquisition of funds and transfers: "We are intent on cutting off IRGC revenue streams wherever their source and whatever their destination."

“Countries around the world must be vigilant against Iran’s efforts to exploit their financial institutions to exchange currency and fund nefarious actions of the IRGC-QF and the world’s largest state sponsor of terror,” Mnuchin also said.

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Reader 05/11/2018 (Fri) 14:16:07 Id: 8c501a [Preview] No.8335 del
Jim Willie might be accurate in his assumptions that the US and its unbreakable allegiance to Israel's special interests will inevitably exacerbate tensions and rivalry against the US economic system (as we have been seeing increase since the Russia-China oil-for-gold Holy Grail Deal of 2014). Jim's conclusion has remained consistent over the years: the US will become isolated from global trade, inevitably, and then be forced to either (1) re-industrialize and trade among themselves and its dwindled pack of allies or (2) face third world after hyperinflation and currency collapse. If this was all in the plans, I'd be hoping for #1 and but fear #2 could become inevitable.

Things should get very interdasting in times to come...

Reader 05/11/2018 (Fri) 14:21:26 Id: 8c501a [Preview] No.8336 del
Or as happened in the USSR we could inevitably face an economic collapse, followed by domestically-spured regime change and have leadership that would re-industrialize America (much like Putin has with Russia)... that could also be possible, we'll have to wait and see but do expect the de-dollarization movement to take a YUGE leap forward in the coming years.

Reader 05/11/2018 (Fri) 20:35:24 Id: dc3965 [Preview] No.8346 del
>then be forced to either (1) re-industrialize

Oh we will reindustrialize but it may not be in the same manner industrialization was 100 years ago and that is what is currently being debated behind the scenes between all the big wigs around the globe, most of whom desire a lot more centralization and control over consumers and a lot less consumer choice/ less competition between the marketplace. Expect a big decrease in lifestyle for average workers too because the debt burdens by governments will continue to be placed on our shoulders. Future generations will one day look back and call these days "the good old days" much like the older generation looks back at the 50s and 60s.

Commiefornia Seeks To Mandate Amazon Third Party Spying In All New Homes Reader 05/10/2018 (Thu) 14:17:00 Id: f954d5 [Preview] No. 8310 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Amazon’s Alexa is to be installed in newly built homes across California, with or without the owners permission, according to controversial new plans.

The nation’s largest home builder, Lennar, announced the ‘mandatory’ installation of Alexa units last Wednesday, arguing that the voice-activated digital assistant will make things such as switching a light on or off “much easier.”

If you want any sense of privacy, don't purchase these new homes [or better yet, move out of this tyrannical communist state!]

Usatoday.com reports: https://archive.fo/vY7Tt

Each house will come with two Alexa-enabled smart speakers, an Echo Show and an Echo Dot. New homeowners will also get a free visit from an Amazon technician to help set everything up and teach them how to use it.

“This will be the hallmark of why we buy a new home,” said David Kaiserman, president of Lennar Ventures. “It’s an important step in the mass adoption of all these technologies.”

No other major builder has folded this still-evolving technology into all its homes. The announcement marks a major play to get what is still something of a cool, but not vital, technology into a broad swath of American homes.

It comes as Amazon, Google and Apple fight for market share in the smart speaker category. In 2018, about 18% of Americans will use a smart speaker at least once a month, digital marketing firm eMarketer found. Amazon holds 66.6% of the market and Google 29.5%. [This is what a State-run economy looks like folks!] Homeowners will be giving away even more information to tech companies and the US Govt about their daily habits.

But Reynolds, who focuses on the condo market right around Amazon headquarters, says he’s not seeing demand for smart homes but thinks it will come soon.

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Reader 05/10/2018 (Thu) 20:13:07 Id: 8a11f7 [Preview] No.8324 del
Most metropolitan areas are death traps and legislative positions are infiltrated by pure parasitic scum. Living in trailer parks or RVs in the outskirts would be better than living in or around most major cities (and that is one very big insult to those who run these cities).

Some of the worst states to live so far: Commiefornia, Illinios, New Jersey, Jew York, Washington. Even in the most conservative states you would want to avoid major metropolitan areas though. They may attract a lot more lucrative jobs, but they also attract the worst authoritarians on the planet not to mention higher crime rates.

Solutions would be places you can find low property taxes and some kind of productive jobs nearby (most likely a conservative state such as Missouri or Montana). Your salary/income may not be as much but neither will the property taxes, and the "live-and-let-live" mentality in lower-populated areas will help you keep your sanity. I live in a small town and no one around here gives a shit about us owning guns or having chickens in our back yards or what we do in the privacy of our own homes. That is what made America so great in the first place. And unlike Commiefornia, average workers can actually afford their home mortgages.

Reader 05/10/2018 (Thu) 21:35:25 Id: c1cc81 [Preview] No.8325 del
>the "live-and-let-live" mentality in lower-populated areas will help you keep your sanity
Disgusting. I already exist in a "live and let live" community. I already have to deal with furious fucking bull dykes who take "that's not what a real man does" to mean homophobia. The delusional cunts have no idea what it's like to be raised a man, yet pretend they know how to act like a man while they think they have to defend fags now over imagined slights. The hell I'd want to live among more of them. I would have accepted the stupid bitches, but then just as the overused race card creates racists, they overuse homophobia on anyone who has a dick and won't suck other dicks- Creating people who are sick of gays and their shit.

Reader 05/10/2018 (Thu) 21:57:24 Id: 8c224c [Preview] No.8326 del
I think what anon meant by "live and let live" is "we mind our own beeswax over here". Not in reference to some political correctness jargon which could be more common for you than others depending where it is you live.

Reader 05/10/2018 (Thu) 22:21:00 Id: 8c224c [Preview] No.8327 del
I have been interested in this issue and observing this migration out of mostly neo-liberal states like Cali and Illinois. Another article seems to confirm there is such an exodus going on: http://www.newgeography.com/content/005956-why-young-talent-is-leaving-silicon-valley

Top reasons seem to be home prices, property taxes, burdensome societal regulations and increasing crime rates. Typically when you see one problem increasing, other problems tend to increase too. There is one good thing about the USA, at least we have a whole lot of land to move about. When we do not like one area we can pack up and U-haul elsewhere. Thus such the rapid change in demographics over the years.

Remember the days when California was considered "the American dream" (lol) and everyone wanted to move there? Complete opposite today. People today are flocking to states like Arizona and Carolina.

Reader 05/11/2018 (Fri) 15:31:48 Id: 22c4d4 [Preview] No.8339 del
I was mostly referring to the lack of bureaucracy around my local community considering I live in a small (mostly-conservative) town. People, as well as local officials surprisingly, tend to mind their own business unless there is a legitimate complaint or some unsettling situation taking place. 'Live and let live' is more of a consensus around here, meaning you mind your affairs and I'll mind my own. If some control freaks came around here demanding we install Amazon gadgets in our homes or tried banning our guns we'd raise hell at the town hall over it. We mind our business as long as they mind their own. Thats the way it should be too. As far as politically correct kooks, we typically laugh that shit off and ignore it. They'd know they would not be welcome where I live.

Mormons to End Long Association with Boy Scouts of America After Caving To Feminist Loonies Reader 05/10/2018 (Thu) 19:12:29 Id: 6ccefe [Preview] No. 8322 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
The Mormon church announced Tuesday it will sever a more than century-old tie with the Boy Scouts of America and transfer its remaining 425,000 boys in the program into a gospel-focused youth group it is developing.

The church’s announcement follows the Boy Scouts’ unprecedented decision in 2015 to allow gay troop leaders and last year, to allow girls in its ranks – both seemingly at odds with the conservative beliefs of the Mormon church.

Last week the BSA announced it will drop the word "Boys" from its name to reflect the inclusion of girls.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints initially said it was "deeply troubled" by the Boy Scouts' policy change on gays but stayed with the organization after receiving assurances it could appoint troop leaders in accordance with its own religious and moral values.

After the official separaration, slated for Dec. 31, 2019, the Mormon church will create its own gospel-based youth program, FOX 13 reported.

In a statement the church said its new youth program will "help all girls and boys, young women and young men discover their eternal identity, build character and resilience, develop life skills and fulfill their divine roles as daughters and sons of God."


Reader 05/10/2018 (Thu) 19:16:47 Id: 6ccefe [Preview] No.8323 del
Now they will be officially known as Cuck Scouts of the USSA. Hopefully parents will not send their children to any institution cucked by communist pricks. This now includes the scouts unfortunately. What a shame.

Hopefully a new alpha-male run organization will rise to train boys how to be men and survive like the BSA once did.

Russian Firm Files Lawsuit Against Robert Mueller, Seeks To Disclose Evidence of 'Trump Collusion' Reader 05/10/2018 (Thu) 18:18:57 Id: daf57b [Preview] No. 8321 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
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Lawyers for Russian company Concord Management and Consulting, LLC, formally entered a “not guilty” plea in federal court Monday in a case special counsel Robert Mueller probably never thought would happen.

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New Jersey Housing Developer Faces Class-action Lawsuit Over Threats To Evict Gun Owners Reader 05/10/2018 (Thu) 14:44:00 Id: d62167 [Preview] No. 8312 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Another “nobody is trying to take your guns” success story. It has come to our attention that a housing development group called RPM Development Group is prohibiting their tenants from owning firearms. You have two choices: keep your gun(s) or become homeless. A new low for the anti-gun bigots!

While Mom’s Demand Action claims that “nobody wants to take your guns away,” one common theme keeps happening: our guns are being taken away either by usurpation or now by being barred from having them in our rental apartments. Despite the fact that the Supreme Court's Heller decision states that we have a constitutional right to own and bear firearms in our homes, RPM Development Group believes they are immune.

We were made aware that this sign was posted at RPM’s Richardson Lofts at 50 Columbia Street, Newark NJ. A search of RPM’s available properties shows they have multiple properties and buildings throughout NJ.

We are interested to see what criminals will think of this silly sign and policy. Given that all of Newark is a gun-free zone (yet leads the state with the highest level of crime and violence) we are confident these signs and policy will only attract rapists, murderers, and gang members. We are sure they will abide by RPM’s policy and not commit any crimes (with guns) now that they know their tenants are defenseless.

Feel free to reach out to RPM to let them know how you feel about their discriminatory and clearly unconstitutional policy:

RPM Development Group General Inquiries:
77 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Tel: (973) 744 5410

Stay tuned as this story develops. Our lawyers have been made aware of this situation and we are currently working to have this policy removed to prevent legal action. As always we need your support to fight these insane and unconstitutional actions!

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Reader 05/10/2018 (Thu) 14:53:03 Id: d62167 [Preview] No.8313 del
If they start evicting people I really hope they trash the property and wreck the plumbing. Turn on the bath water and keep it on before you leave, make this company pay dearly for their tyrannical asinine policies.

Reader 05/10/2018 (Thu) 15:23:57 Id: 7c2e65 [Preview] No.8316 del
>Firearm free building
>David S. Steinberg

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Schumer Wants To Protect Corporate Media, Exclude Protections From Alternative Media Reader 05/10/2018 (Thu) 13:42:26 Id: 0f284e [Preview] No. 8309 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., recently announced that the Senate has the votes to pass a bill that would codify legal protections for journalists. But in defining “journalism” as a profession, Schumer’s well-intentioned bill would exclude an entire class of reporters who play a vital role in delivering news to their communities.

Instead of trying to cast a tight definition of who is and isn’t a “journalist,” Congress should be protecting journalism as a whole.

As proposed, Schumer's bill would be a federal version of “shield laws” that already exist in 48 states. Significantly, those laws protect reporters from being compelled to identify their sources. In effect, the legislation would bolster First Amendment protections by preventing courts from punishing journalists who refuse to give up their sources. Although this is a worthy cause, the bill would limit these protections to those who fit the very narrow parameters of what Congress considers “the press.”

These parameters focus on a reporter’s salary, employer and frequency of publication, and exclude those who don’t fit the traditional mold of a journalist. In other words, Schumer wants to bolster state-run media operations.

Alarmingly, Schumer said the bill would “probably not [offer] enough protections” to cover Glenn Greenwald, the journalist for British daily the Guardian who first reported on the federal court order that required Verizon to turn over phone records to the NSA, and who also published sensitive documents leaked by Edward Snowden. (Greenwald now works for First Look Media.) This very scandal was a major motivating factor behind calls for a federal shield law, but the Senate has crafted a bill so ineffectual that it wouldn’t even protect the reporter at the center of the controversy.

Moreover, the Senate’s attempts to define journalism by place of employment miss the point entirely. Journalism isn’t a job but a service, and as the practices and tools of journalism shift with time, a journalist has to be defined by what they do, not where they work. A journalist observes, researches, gathers facts and presents these facts to his fellow citizens. Because these tasks can be performed by anyone at any level of society, almost any law that seeks to protect “journalists” will either be too inclusive and thus toothless, or will overlook non-credentialed citizens who nevertheless perform an essential service.

Thus, Congress would do much better to protect journalistic activities, which are much more easily and equitably defined than the journalistic profession. These activities include, but are not limited to, interviewing sources, conducting research and photography and videography with the intent of publishing a story in print or online or reporting on radio or television.

By this logic, anyone performing these acts, whether a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter or a blogger with an iPhone, should be protected under the First Amendment. Shield laws should protect reporters’ rights to keep their sources confidential and allow them to serve the public without fear of government retribution, but they are only effective when everyone practicing journalism is covered.

Instead, the Senate is giving us a toothless, feel-good bill that purports to address an important problem but will only create artificial divisions in the journalistic community. By protecting employees of for-profit media enterprises but not the vast array of independent, part-time and unpaid reporters, the bill would create a broader distinction in the public eye between “real” and “amateur” journalists, and set Washington on a slippery slope toward making further decisions on how the First Amendment is applied.

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Global RESET Challenge: Ultimate Twist Reader 05/09/2018 (Wed) 14:41:23 Id: f198b5 [Preview] No. 8283 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
The Global Currency RESET has 100 steps and the first 10-12 appear complete. This is not a fantasy, but very real and in progress. Its progress is not very visible to most observers. Some important steps are seeing tremendous progress, but they are executed in the East with very little press coverage by the insidious lapdog Western press networks. Review many of the RESET features, but in summary form. These are covered steadily in the Hat Trick Letter reports.


USDollar will no longer have sole global currency reserve status. As central banks across the globe discharge (dump) a sizeable portion of their USTreasury Bond holdings, they will seek alternatives. They will choose Gold bullion and Chinese Govt Bonds more often, in addition perhaps to more Euro Bonds. The trend of USTBond dumping has been very noticeable for the last two years. It comes from both the intentional motivated reduction in USD-based FOREX holdings, but also from Indirect Exchange. The latter is a practice of using USTBonds for instance in large projects as cash payment from two parties, like with China and Russia in building an oil pipeline. In the aftermath, Gold will benefit with more physical demand for bank reserves in direct asset placements without counter-party risk.


USDollar will no longer have sole trade payment status. It is losing its monopoly, led by oil shipments, the sole status lost to the Chinese RMB. The Petro-Yuan contract out of Shanghai is a major game changer. Many observers believe this is a minor issue, but it is not. As more nations purchase oil with RMB, the banking systems will see the RMB Bonds push out the USTBonds in their reserves management. As the Jackass has stated consistently, gold will be introduced first in trade payment, then in bank reserves, and finally in currencies. The Petro-Dollar is in an advanced stage of its demise. The Petro-Yuan contract represents a death knell to the Petro-Dollar defacto standard. The Saudi oil sales to China in RMB terms represents a dagger in the Petro-Dollar heart, soon to be realized. In the aftermath, Gold will benefit with more demand for trade payment basis equity, like in the Gold Trade Note.


Hidden important aspects in banking structures and debt structures are in the making, some difficult to fully discern. They relate to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) filings against all private money systems. The result will apparently be the shutdown of many banks which operate within the Rothschild realm, many rogue and oppressive with dirty operations. The banking structures have been designed and maintained by the banker cabal for decades, but changes will sweep some aside. In the aftermath, Gold will benefit with more emphasis, as less emphasis will be given to debt-based money.


Nations must resolve trade imbalances. Since the abrogated 1971 Bretton Woods Accord, which had set the Gold Standard, the imbalances have grown without bound. The worst offender nation is clearly the United States, which exchanges fraudulent debt securities for finished products and commodity supply. The USGovt debt will never be repaid, a fact gaining awareness. Thus the payment for ample imports in the form of USTBills and USTBonds is spurious at best, and fraudulent at worst. Nations will be forced to reduce imbalances, namely their trade deficits. In the aftermath, Gold will benefit with more usage in trade imbalance adjustments for bilateral resolution.

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Deadbeat nations will be punished economically via currency devaluation. Nations will be forced to reduce imbalances, which means they must export more and import less. They will be forced to rebuild their industry if forfeited like with the top 20 (formerly) industrialized nations. They will build their industry if they live beyond their means. The key will be the movements in many nations to build an export trade. Some movements will take on national priority. In the aftermath, Gold will benefit with more usage in trade deficit resolutions.


Multi-polar global financial system will continue to emerge. Since the end of World War II, the United States decided to gradually impose a quasi-democratic dictatorship, which has morphed into a global cabal fascist dictatorship since September 2001. The unipolar rule has resulted in profound chronic abuse of power, tremendous development of corrupt systems, hyper monetary inflation as standard policy, a push toward confrontation with the anti-Rothschild East, constant war drumbeat, arms sales & missile placements, routine sanctions, and a steady dose of destabilization. The corrupt systems are seen in the central banking franchise systems, the debt rating agencies, the banking regulatory bodies, the foreign embassies, and even the Intl Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the United Nations. The multi-polar system that emerges no longer favors the dominant King Dollar in the global financial system. Instead, the multi-polar system favors the Gold Standard, in numerous important channels. In the aftermath, Gold will benefit with more usage in every aspect of the global financial system.


Gold Standard will gradually be implemented, first in trade payment methods. Then it will be implemented in banking reserves management, using trade surpluses. Finally, it will be implemented with the introduction of various gold-backed currencies, augmented by formal financial devices like the Gold Trade Note. The rollout will be led by the Eastern superpowers, as they continue with impressive progress with the Belt & Road Initiative, the Asian Infra-structure Investment Bank (rival to IMFund), the BRICS Development Bank, the BRICS Gold Platform, the Cross-Border Interbank Payment System (CIPS competitor to SWIFT), and smaller platforms. They all have one trait in common: no usage of the USDollar. The United States finds itself outside looking in, facing severe isolation in a process that is well along and gaining momentum. In the aftermath, Gold will benefit with more usage in every aspect of the global financial system.

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Nations must demonstrate gold reserves in order to participate in global trade. They must produce gold and post the gold as reserves, subject to independent audits. Expect the United States to continue in its astounding gold accounting fraud, but the rogue nation will be revealed and unmasked as massive fraud kings. An end will be seen to the deadbeat nations which do not adequately pull their weight. They must industrialize. They must demonstrate a gold reserves vault in order to become a viable player in global trade. In the aftermath, Gold will benefit with more demand for trade payment basis equity, like in the Gold Trade Note.


Dual Universe will become well recognized. The United States cannot go to war with the Eastern superpowers, along with their entire armada of nations aligned in favor of the Gold Standard and aligned against the continued USDollar usage. The BRICS Alliance has given way to members of the Belt & Road itself. The Chinese Yuan currency, also called the RMB (renminbi), will gain ground. The RMB Sphere has emerged, which will gain momentum from the Petro-Yuan contract out of Shanghai. Expect Chinese oil sales to be primarily paid in RMB terms in the upcoming months. Expect Chinese container shipments to be primarily paid in RMB terms in the upcoming months also. Expect Chinese trade partners to participate, and to use the RMB in trade payments on an increasing basis, all across the Belt & Road projects. Expect the Arab and OPEC oil producers to accept RMB in oil payments as well as many other types of shipments, even foreign direct investment. The other Dollar Sphere will continue its dominant function, but it will lose ground every single year to the RMB Sphere. The Dollar Sphere will rely upon USGovt pressure and even USMilitary coercion. The proportion of trade payment and banking reserves will decline every year for the USDollar, while the proportion will rise every year for the RMB. When the gold-backing for the Chinese RMB is announced and launched, the Dollar Sphere will lose ground in a magnificent manner with a potential collapse episode, culminating in a USGovt debt default event. In the aftermath, Gold will benefit with more usage in every aspect of the RMB Sphere, from trade to investment to banking to construction projects, and finally to savings.


Emphasis on infra-structure toward economic development will be given by the Eastern coalition of nations which have formed the Eurasian Trade Zone. The Belt & Road Initiative has tremendous momentum, an impressive list of participating nations, and an enormous $8 trillion in projects, many of which have begun. Few economists comprehend the basic economic fact, that economic development, business growth, job creation, and wealth generation begin with business investment. And business investment begins with infra-structure development. Without roads, highways, railways, bridges, tunnels, port facilities, broadband internet, fiber optic lines, high voltage lines, and other means of flow, economies like the neglected USEconomy will continue to rot. The USGovt has spent over $25 trillion since 1975 on military, while earning global resentment and broadbased enmity. The US has neglected its infra-structure and finally resembles a Third World nation more then ever in over 200 years. Many US allies have followed in the wasteful ruinous military path, and they will suffer alongside the United States for wanton reckless stupidity. Nations which do not embark on significant infra-structure projects will fall by the wayside. In the aftermath, Gold will benefit with more usage in every aspect of payment systems from Eastern development

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Emphasis on removal of financial sanctions will gain acceptance on a global basis. As the alternative systems are developed, no longer centered upon the USDollar, the impact of sanctions will become a moot issue. Iran, for instance, has numerous workarounds. They invented the workaround concepts. They are the Eastern workshop, despite certain hardships for Iran. Sanctions led by the USGovt, far beyond its jurisdiction and rule, have resulted in a nearly universal anti-USD policy, even among many US allies. The FATCA rules sealed the deal in angry global reaction. The British have joined the AIIBank, much to the ire of the Washington Fascist lunatics. The Belt & Road Initiative is attracting more and more Western nations, in defiance of Washington wishes. US sanctions have served as the glue and spirit behind the non-USD movements directed by the Eastern leading nations in China and Russia. In the aftermath, Gold will benefit with more usage in continued defiance of USGovt abuses.


The USGovt and Wall Street banks have used narcotics trafficking and money laundering to continue to keep other nations in their grip. It comes in the form of bribery to foreign government officials, percentage cuts to banking officials, and military (if not terrorist) threats to many nations in order to compel them to stay in line with USDollar support. It has become called the King Dollar and its reign of terror, with narcotics as a central role. The pressure on foreign nations is immense and profound, but the consequences will be horrible and painful. The nations which remain loyal to the United States Government will suffer unimaginable currency crisis and related economic problems, much like what is seen in Venezuela. Foreign currencies are being supported by US-led narcotics trafficking and money laundering, in a very ugly factor at work. Leaders assure future chaos in return for present stability. These nations must make progress toward the Gold Standard, if even in small initial steps. The consequence for failure to do so will be entry into the Third World.


The gold market is ready to fracture into multiple sites for posted prices. Disparities exist and are widening. Expect separate independently marked prices for Gold to appear in London, New York, Zurich, Frankfurt, Dubai, Hong Kong, Beijing, Moscow, Singapore, Panama, and elsewhere. The domination by COMEX & LBMA will soon come to an end. The next norm for a Gold Price Fix will become a simple average of the multiple posted global gold prices, from the multiple sites. Then come the lawsuits against the COMEX in New York and the London Bullion Market Association in London, which have conspired to corrupt the gold market for the last few decades, and to corrupt its contractual dealings in an impressive thorough manner. The COMEX will go dark, while the Gold price reaches multiples higher. Remember that the longer a market price remains within a tight bound, the more explosive the price advance will be when the boundaries are broken. Expect the Gold price to reach multiple higher levels.


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Governments And Big Banks Are Stockpiling Gold & Silver Ahead Of Massive Economic Collapse


The writing is on the wall and major financial institutions across the world are warning about the economic disaster to come. Unabated money printing, tariff trade wars, rising interest rates and retail slowdowns point to one result, and it’s going to be brutal. Big banks and governments know what’s coming and they are preparing for this eventuality by stockpiling huge amounts of “real money” ahead of the crisis.

According to Keith Neumeyer, the CEO of the world’s top primary silver producer First Majestic Silver and chairman of First Mining Gold, the cartels he’s previously reported to the CFTC have continued to manipulate the prices of precious metals while loading up their own vaults with gold and silver. The answer to why they’re doing it is simple, as Neumeyer highlights in a recent interview with SGT Report:

The verdict is still out on whether we’re going into a dis-inflationary or inflationary environment… gold can do well in both environments… the fact of the matter is governments are printing extraordinary amounts of fiat currencies and that is not going to change…

The stage is set for higher gold prices due to the amount of money being printed… I am of the belief a major reset is coming where the governments of the world will need to get rid of their debt by fixing everything to the price of gold… and that’s why governments like China and Russia and other governments around the world are accumulating gold… it’s because they know what’s going to happen over the next several years…


If it is true [that JP Morgan has acquired the largest position of physical silver in the world] then it’s pretty amazing… Any bank wanting a long position like that is doing it for a reason… Banks like JP Morgan… they haven’t had a losing trade in multiple years… if they’re long something that’s probably what you want to be buying.

Neumeyer explains that not only are there monetary factors at play, but also supply issues, as production, especially in silver, has dropped markedly over the last several years.

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I hear some big banks are also getting into cryptos too, although many have discarded cryptocurrency as some ponzi scheme. Ironic really when they are running the biggest ponzi scheme ever with fiat debts and wreckless spending. Citizens should be working to get out of debt if possible and start stocking up on basic essentials to survive hyperinflation because it is coming. You cannot live without water, so you will need to stock up on water or have a reliable nearby source. Bulk rice, beans, split peas, grits, oatmeal, popcorn kernals, canned foods, spam, spices can be last a long time in storage IF properly sealed. Then I always point out you need to defend and protect your foods and that goes a bit beyond a firearm and ammo. You need decent entry-point fortification for your doors and windows. Windows bars (mounted from within) and katy bars for your doors will make intrusion A LOT more difficult for marauders / local looters. Re-enforce the door locks with long strike plates and 3" stainless steel screws too, this makes the door a lot more difficult to kick open. Also think about medical emergencies (bandages, gauze, anti-bacterial cream, hydrogen peroxide / other disinfectants, anti-biotics, a spare pair of crutches and some other items you can find at a local store). Many people die simply from the lack of sanitation when SHTF/hyperinflation so make sure you prep for proper waste disposal and hygiene when you have services cut off.