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The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution protects the right of individuals to keep and bear arms.The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that the right rests in individuals, not merely collective militias, while also ruling that the right is not unlimited and does not prohibit all regulation of either firearms or similar devices. State and local governments are limited to the same extent as the federal government from infringing this right per the incorporation of the Bill of Rights. The Second Amendment was adopted on December 15, 1791, as part of the first ten amendments comprising the Bill of Rights.


Heathrow worker who left UK to fight with pro-Russian rebels says Ukraine and the West shot down MH17 to smear Russia

20 Jul 2014 A construction worker who lived and worked in Britain has today been revealed as a pro-Russian rebel who left the UK to fight in Crimea. Speaking exclusively to MailOnline today, Beness Aijo, 29, said: ‘I think that this plane has been attacked by Ukranian military forces – maybe in co-operation with some Western Security forces. This plane was flying at 10,000 metres high, but Donetsk Republik army have anti-plane guns which can flight no higher than 5,000 metres. Second a Ukrainian air force officer told the Malaysian plane to go 600 metres lower. I think it was asked in order to attack it easier.


US tax dollars at work: Israel using flechette shells in Gaza

20 Jul 2014 The Israeli military is using flechette shells, which spray thousands of tiny and potentially lethal metal darts, in its military operation in Gaza. Six flechette shells were fired towards the village of Khuzaa, east of Khan Younis, on 17 July, according to the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights. The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) did not deny using the shells in the conflict. B’Tselem, an Israeli human rights organisation, describes a flechette shell as “an anti-personnel weapon that is generally fired from a tank.”


Propaganda Unlimited!


The most unreported news throughout the world

Is the news that covers human suffering.
In Ukraine:
Around the world now everything in the news

Is anti-human

Without real discussions, going on anywhere,

None of this can be addressed,

Much less solved.
“Reversals of fortune and stalemate.

The harder the Western backed states push against the resistance in the East, the more the resistance is able to push back. Washington support for a military solution is flagging as well as Poroshenko’s popularity.

…What’s going on in Ukraine right now has to be the most unreported, important story in the world.”
But Gaza is running a very close second
“Absolutely and this has been so for months. I mean we’ve had terrible violence in the Eastern Ukraine, cities blockaded, electricity supplies cut off, shelling of residential quarters. Use of multiple rocket launchers against populated areas. The most terrible egregious war crimes and if one was following the news, entirely from the western media, we would hardly know any of that was happening.

Brian what accounts for that? Because the regime in Kiev -because, their fortunes there are going south and they’re going south real fast? Maybe it’s just a phase ­ okay? Maybe its just a phase but nonetheless they’ve experienced some very serious military reversals in the East and we have a lot of defections, leaving a lot of equipment behind, and we also have, according to multiple sources up to a half-a-million refugees coming into Russia. Again it’s not being reported.”

k: Just this last week an additional 1,000 casualties were reported dead in this travesty ­ but that remains unreported.

“Well I agree with you there couldn’t be a more underreported ‘important story’ as you put it, than this story. I mean when you think about it a half-a-million refugees, fierce fighting in cities that have been historically at peace in a kind of civil war and you have NATO forces coming in egging on the Kiev government, arming them using them as a device to fasten Ukraine’s historic relationship with NATO in the long term. If you took a poll here in Washington D.C. the nation’s capitol and asked any 50 or 100 group person’s ­ ‘What’s going on in Ukraine?” I think only one or two would be able to tell you: Because that’s not the story in the media! The only story in the media is how President Obama is getting tough with Vladimir Putin in Russia for their so-called imperial ambitions in the Ukraine. That’s the story ­ I mean it is a complete propaganda effort; it has nothing to do with news.

Why? Perhaps the news is sensationalist and maybe Gaza gets the momentary attention, but overall this is a propaganda machine and so they may chose not to cover it, as the US again carries out another failed policy in the Ukraine, but a policy that’s caused immense human suffering.

Richard from over on this side of the pond ~ from the Russian side it looks like Russia is being sanctioned by the Obama Administration; because it hasn’t invaded Ukraine!

The Obama administration and NATO and the EU who have been concerned that Russia has been violating the international border between Russia and Ukraine ­ have been supplying weapons and other assistance to the insurgents (people who resist invaders coming into their country) and so it’s a bit of a punishment, but its more of a deterrent: There’s still a fear that Russia will try and repeat, what appear to have been successful military operations in Georgia and now Crimea and in parts of Eastern Ukraine and so the sanctions are almost designed as a warning that if more were to follow ­ then more severe sanctions. At the moment the sanctions are limited.

They’re designed to put the Russian government in an awkward position ­ hurting Putin’s allies but not Putin himself ~ but for the most part I think they’re moderate and corresponding to what it is admittedly the line here in Washington: Which is that Russia has behaved aggressively in these areas and there’s fear that there will be further Russian aggression.”

k: The ‘WEST’ has forgotten that “SANCTIONS” used in this way against any nation that has done nothing to the US, much the same as it has been with Iran since 1979: Then in this case ‘sanctions’ are being used as a weapon of war, just as they were used against Iraq before we attacked them for the second time in 2003.

Also, if the reasoning behind the Sanctions was valid, then what did we change except to kill millions upon millions of people without just cause? If Russia was truly the aggressor here, then why are there half a million Ukrainians leaving home to go into Russia voluntarily? And why is Russian taking them in, giving them hospital care, food and shelter, if Russia is supposedly that terrible and the most horrible enemy that “must be resisted”?

“I can’t see how the word ‘aggression’ can be used because again part of the narrative in the West is that the there was a forced takeover in Kiev that is never even mentioned by Reuters, all they say is (the former president) left. ~ If Russia was going to intervene militarily it probably would have done so a long time ago. And the longer it waits the more likelihood that the regime in Kiev is going to collapse. Go ahead Brian.

Yes, and also if you can look at the actual events with objective faculty you can’t but notice that the Russian government’s position has been very, very cautious, very prudent. Attempting to in many ways distance itself from those that are calling for it to give even more aid, in an attempt not to have a larger and larger confrontation. And no matter what the Russian government does to cool the tensions, to not inflame it, to as Putin did to the upper house of the Russian Government to rescind the resolution giving him the authority to use Russian forces in the Ukraine.

No matter what Russia does, the United States keeps pushing the envelope because they can’t really successfully suppress the a grievous population that is up in arms against the Kiev government, in the Eastern Ukraine, so it’s NOT Russia! And the sanctions are not modest, the sanctions are the beginning. I think they will fail ultimately, but they are a signal that the United States has given up on any sort of détente or rapprochement and is opting now for a prolonged period of intense confrontation with Russia. Not because of Russian aggression, but because Russia or the people in East Ukraine have failed to go along with the United States plan.

Alexander you wanted to follow up on that ­ because if the government in Ukraine fails, or fails to achieve its goals, the more that Russia is blamed for it ­ it’s kind of interesting?

Well it’s only interesting if you actually look at the situation ­ it is utterly bizarre! The Russians have made it absolutely clear that they are not interested in annexing anybody in the Eastern Ukraine. That is a complete scarecrow. And anybody looking at the situation can objectively see that. On the contrary they have been making a major diplomatic push for weeks to try to negotiate a settlement of the problem. There was an agreement made in Geneva on the seventeenth of April, to that effect, which the Russians pushed. There was an agreement on the second of July, to that effect, which the Russians pushed. Both of those agreements committed the Ukraine to a ceasefire and to constitutional negotiations with the people in the East.

The Ukrainians have refused to do that, as the French and German foreign ministers have admitted, and yet, preposterously the U.S, goes off and sanctions Russia for it?

The reality of it of course is that it is the United States that is actually egging on the situation and which is escalating it. And when it isn’t working it does its usual reflex step which is “Blame Russia”

That’s the first 8min and 15 seconds from the 28min and 10sec of the video: Watch the whole broadcast because this clearly outlines what’s really been going on over there and around the world…

http://rt.com/shows/crosstalk/173620-ukraine-kiev-crisis-west/

k: If America was even half the” mighty global-war-power” that Obama pretends we are, then none of this would be happening. Instead the living proof that we are nothing but a paper tiger has clearly been shown by another uncovered international story the ISIS & ISIL debacle that just murders as many people as they can possible destroy, to run up the numbers of dead and dying everywhere ­ over 5,000 recently slaughtered in Iraq alone… yet it’s as if no one is allowed to care or to follow where these barbarian’s came from—which is probably understandable since they too came from Israel’s global plan for the planet.

kirwanstudios@sbcglobal.net


This “out of sight, out of mind” mentality must end. We can’t continue to dump garbage into the oceans, waterways and air or bury it in the ground and hope it will disappear.

Is dilution really the solution to pollution—especially when it’s nuclear waste that can stay radioactive for 100,000 years? A four-member expert group told a federal joint review panel it is.

The panel is examining an Ontario Power Generation proposal to bury low- and intermediate-level nuclear waste from the Darlington, Pickering and Bruce nuclear plants in limestone at the Bruce site in Kincardine, beside Lake Huron. According to the Toronto Star, the experts reported that 1,000 cubic meters of contaminated water could leak from the site, although it’s “highly improbable.” But even if it did leak, they argued, the amount is small compared to Lake Huron’s water volume and the quantity of rain that falls into it.

If the materials were instead buried in Canadian Shield granite, any leaking waste would be diluted by active streams and marshes, the experts claimed: “Hence, the volumes of the bodies of water available for dilution at the surface are either immense (Great Lakes) or actively flowing … so the dilution capacity is significant.”

Others aren’t convinced. The Stop the Great Lakes Nuclear Dump group has more than 62,000 signatures on a petition opposing the dump. Many communities around the Great Lakes, home to 40-million people, have passed resolutions against the project, including Canadian cities Toronto, Mississauga, Hamilton, Niagara Falls, Kingston, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Windsor and more, and local governments in the states of Michigan, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, New York and Ohio. The United Tribes of Michigan, representing 12 First Nations, is also opposed.

http://www.globalresearch.ca/a-nuclear-waste-dump-on-the-shore-of-the-great-lakes/5391975


The crashed MH17 flight took a route 300 miles to the north of its usual path, an aviation expert has said.

Robert Mark, a commercial pilot who edits Aviation International News Safety magazine, said that most Malaysia Airlines flights from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur normally travelled along a route significantly further south than the plane which crashed.

Malaysia Airlines has insisted its plane travelled on an “approved route” used by many other carriers.

But Mr Mark said: “I can only tell you as a commercial pilot myself that if we had been routed that way, with what’s been going on in the Ukraine and the Russian border over the last few weeks and months, I would never have accepted that route.

“I went into the FlightAware system, which we all use these days to see where airplanes started and where they tracked, and I looked back at the last two weeks’ worth of MH17 flights, which was this one.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/ukraine/10975524/Crashed-MH17-flight-was-300-miles-off-typical-course.html


1 in 5 of Gaza dead are children

19 Jul 2014 Sobbing and shaking, Ismail Abu Musallam leaned against the wall of a hospital on Friday, waiting for three of his children to be prepared for burial. They were killed as they slept when an Israeli tank shell hit their home, burying 11-year-old Ahmed, 14-year-old Walaa and 16-year-old Mohammed under debris in their beds. His personal tragedy is not unique: the UN says minors make up one-fifth of the 299 Palestinians killed in 11 days of intense Israeli bombardment of the densely populated Gaza Strip, where half the 1.7 million people are under age 18.


FLASH UPDATEIndustry Outlet Confirms Carlos (@spainbuca) as ATC at Borispol in Kiev

(See the Text of Carlos / @spainbuca Tweets Below the Article)

OriginalEturboNews (ETN Global Travel Industry News) – July 17, 2014

ETN received information from an air traffic controller in Kiev on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

This Kiev air traffic controller is a citizen of Spain and was working in the Ukraine. He was taken off duty as a civil air-traffic controller along with other foreigners immediately after a Malaysia Airlines passenger aircraft was shot down over the Eastern Ukraine killing 295 passengers and crew on board.

The air traffic controller suggested in a private evaluation and basing it on military sources in Kiev, that the Ukrainian military was behind this shoot down. Radar records were immediately confiscated after it became clear a passenger jet was shot down.

Military air traffic controllers in internal communication acknowledged the military was involved, and some military chatter said they did not know where the order to shoot down the plane originated from.

Obviously it happened after a series of errors, since the very same plane was escorted by two Ukrainian fighter jets until 3 minutes before it disappeared from radar.

Radar screen shots also show an unexplained change of course of the Malaysian Boeing. The change of course took the aircraft directly over the Eastern Ukraine conflict region.

Some tweets received suggest this may have been a secret military uprising against the current Ukrainian president under the direction of formerly-jailed Prime Minister Timoshenko.

According to other rumors, the black box for this crashed Malaysian Airlines flight was taken by Donetsk separatists. A spokesperson for the rebel group said this black box would be sent to the Interstate Aviation Committee headquartered in Moscow.

The First Deputy Prime Minister of the self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk, Andrew Purgin, stated that the flight recorders of the crashed aircraft will be transferred to Moscow for examination.

Sources say the Rebel group leadership hopes this would confirm the Ukrainian military actually shot down this aircraft. This was reported by the news agency Interfax-Ukraine.

ETN statement: The information in this article is independently confirmed and based on the statement of one airline controller and other tweets received.


Translated from Spanish by Luis Lopez
Source: Tweets by Spanish Air Controller - @spainbuca


CHRONOLOGY OF @spainbuca’s TWITTER FEED

10:21 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Autoridades de kiev, intentan hacer que pueda parecer un ataque de los pro-rusos

“Kiev Authorities, trying to make looks like an attack by pro-Russian”

10:24 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Ojo! Que puede ser un derribo B777 Malaysia Airlines en ukraine, 280 pasajeros

“warning! It can be a downing, Malaysia Airlines B777 in ukraine, 280 passengers”

10:25 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Cuidado! Kiev tiene lo que buscaba

“Warning! Kiev have what they wanted”

10:25 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Vuelven a tomar la torre de control en Kiev

“[Miitary] has taken control of ATC in Kiev”

10:27 – 17 de jul. de 2014 El avión B777 de Malaysia Airlines desapareció del radar, no hubo comunicación de ninguna anomalia, confirmado

“The Malaysia Airlines B777 plane disappeared from the radar, there was no communication of any anomaly, confirmed”

10:30 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Avión derribado, derribados, derribado no accidente

“Plane shot down, shot down, shot down, no accident”

10:31 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Kiev, tiene lo que buscaba, lo dije en los primeros tw, kiev es responsable @ActualidadRT

“Kiev have what they wanted, I said in the first tw [Tweets], Kiev is responsible @ ActualidadRT”

10:35 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Un accidente muy normal no es, no están amenazando en la misma torre del aeropuerto de kiev,

“An accident that is not quite normal, they are threatening us in the same tower of Kiev airport”

10:35 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Nos van a quitar, nuestros tlf y demás de un momento a otro

“they will take from our phones and others stuff at any moment”

10:38 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Antes de que me quiten el tlf o me rompan la cabeza, derribado por Kiev

“Before They remove my phone or they break my head, shot down by Kiev”

11:12 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Nosotros tenemos la confirmación. Avión derribado, la autoridad de kiev, ya tiene la información, derribado, estamos tranquilos ahora

“We have confirmation. Plane downed, Kiev authorities already have the information, downed, we are calm now”

11:13 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Que hace personal extranjero con autoridades de kiev en la torre? Recopilando toda la información

“What are doing foreigners with kiev authorities in the tower? Gathering all the information”

11:15 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Cuando sea posible sigo escribiendo

“When possible I´ll keep writing”

11:48 – 17 de jul. de 2014 El avión B 777 voló escoltado por 2 cazas de ukraine hasta minutos antes, de desaparecer de los radares,

The B777 plane flew escorted by Ukraine jet fighter until 2 minutes before disappearing from the radar,

11:54 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Sí las autoridades de kiev, quieren decir la verdad, esta recogido 2 cazas volaron muy cerca minutos antes , no lo derribo un caza

“If kiev authorities want to tell the truth, It´s gathered, 2 jet fighters flew very close minutes before, wasn’t downed by a fighter”

12:00 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Nada más desaparecer el avión B 777 de Malaysia Airlines la autoridad militar de kiev nos informo del derribo, como lo sabían?

“Malaysia Airlines B777 plane just disappeared and Kiev military authority informed us of the downing, How they knew?”

12:00 – 17 de jul. de 2014 A los 7:00 minutos se notificó el derribo, más tarde se tomó la torre nuestra con personal extranjero q siguen aquí

“7:00 minutes after [plane dissapeared], the downing was notified, later our tower was taken with foreigner staff, they still here ”

12:01 – 17 de jul. de 2014 En los radares esta todo recogido, para los incrédulos, derribado por kiev, aquí lo sabemos y control aéreo militar también

“all this is gathered in radars, to the unbelieving, shot down by kiev, here we know it and military air traffic control also”

13:15 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Aquí los mandos militares manejan y admiten que militares a otras órdenes, pudieron ser, pero no, los pro-rusos

“Here the military commanders manage and support it could be military following other orders , but no, the pro-Russian”

13:29 – 17 de jul. de 2014 El ministro del interior si conocía que, hacían los cazas en la zona, el ministro de defensa no, .

“Interior Minister knew what the fighters were doing in the area, the defense minister didn’t.”

13:31 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Militares confirman que fue ukraine, pero se sigue sin saber de donde vino la orden

“Military confirm It was Ukraine, but still does not know where the order came from”

13:36 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Hace dias lo dije aquí, militares de kiev querían alzarse contra el actual presidente, esto puede ser una forma, a las órdenes de timoshenko

“Days ago I said here, kiev military wanted to rise against the current president, this may be a way, ordered by timoshenko [following timishenko orders]”

13:38 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Los cazas volaron cerca del 777, hasta 3 minutos antes de desaparecer de los radares, solo 3 minutos

“The fighters flew close to 777, up to 3 minutes before disappearing from the radar, just 3 minutes”

13:43 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Se cierra el espacio aéreo

“Airspace closed”

13:45 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Se cierra el espacio aéreo, por miedo a más derribos

“Airspace is closed, more downings feared”

15:17 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Control militar entrega ahora mismo de forma oficial que el avión fue derribado por misil

“military control now officially [say] the plane was shot down by missile”

15:23 – 17 de jul. de 2014 El informe oficial firmado por las autoridades militares de control de kiev ya lo tiene el gobierno,,,, , derribado

“Government has the official report signed by the control military authorities in Kiev,,,, [plane] shot down”

15:26 – 17 de jul. de 2014 En el informe se indica de donde abría salido el misil, y se especifica que no proviene de las autodefensa en las zonas rebeldes

“The report indicates where the missile had come out [from], and specified is not from the selfdefence in rebel areas”

15:34 – 17 de jul. de 2014Los radares militares si recogieron los datos del misil lanzado al avión, los radares civiles no

“Military radar collected data from missile fired to the plane, civilian radars didn’t”

15:36 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Los altos mandos militares no ordenaron el lanzamiento del misil, ,,alguien se le fue la mano en nombre de ukraine

“military high command did not gave the order to fire the missile, someone screw it ine the name of ukraine”

15:38 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Para el que no lo sepa, digamos así, hay militares a las órdenes del ministro de defensa y militares a las órdenes del ministro del interior

“For those who do not know, Let’s say, there are military under the orders of the defense minister and military under the orders of Interior Minister”

15:38 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Los militares a las órdenes del ministro del interior conocían en cada momento lo que sucedió, .

“The military under the orders of Interior Minister knew what happened all the time .”

16:06 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Mandos militares aquí (ATC) torre de control, confirman que el misil es del ejercito de ukraine,

“Military commanders here (ATC) control tower, confirm that the missile is from the ukranian army,”

16:07 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Mandos militares que si lo sabían y otros mandos que no,

“military commanders that knew it and others didn´t ,”

16:08 – 17 de jul. de 2014 290 personas inocentes muertas, . Por una guerra inútil, donde el patriotismo se compra con dinero

“290 dead innocent people. What a useless war, where patriotism is bought with money”

16:09 – 17 de jul. de 2014 La forma de tomar la torre de control minutos después sabiendo todo los detalles, rápido nos hizo pensar que habían sido ellos

“Thw way the control tower was taken minutes after & knowing all the details, made ​​us think that they [made it]”

16:10 – 17 de jul. de 2014 La cara de los militares que llegaron más tarde diciendo pero que habéis echo, no dejo dudas

“The face of the soldiers who came later saying [what you just did], no chance for doubts”

16:12 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Es tal la decadencia que los militares acompañados de extranjeros que llegaron primero nos llegaron a pedir que dijéramos su versión

“Such is the decline that military who came first accompanied by foreigners came to us asking us to tell their version”

16:13 – 17 de jul. de 2014 Nuestra respuesta, fue, estos radares no recogen el lanzamiento de misiles, los militares si, ya no quedaban dudas

“Our response was, these radars do not collect the launching of missiles, the military ones does, there were no doubts”

http://slavyangrad.wordpress.com/2014/07/18/spanish-air-controller-kiev-borispol-airport-ukraine-military-shot-down-boeing-mh17


Senator Al Franken of Minnesota

The Senate yesterday unanimously passed a resolution backed by the Israel lobby group AIPAC expressing support for Israel’s attack on Gaza and saying not a word about Palestinian deaths.

The Hill says that the resolution passed “through a unanimous consent agreement.”

“The United States Senate is in Israel’s camp,” [South Carolina Senator Lindsey] Graham said on the Senate floor Thursday.

The resolution describes Palestinian attacks on Israel as “unprovoked” and says not a word about Palestinian deaths, but speaks of the survival of Israel in urging the dissolution of the unified Palestinian government:

Reaffirms the United States’ support for Israel’s right to defend its citizens and ensure the survival of the State of Israel…

Calls on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to dissolve the unity governing arrangement with Hamas and condemn the attacks on Israel.

NJ Senator Cory Booker blamed Hamas for the violence:

“I strongly condemn the heinous attacks being perpetrated by Hamas and other terrorist groups against Israel. No country should have to live under a constant threat of aggression against its people, and I stand shoulder to shoulder with Israel as it defends itself against this shocking violence. My heart goes out to the citizens of Israel and the countless civilians in Gaza caught in this Hamas-initiated violence.”

MJ Rosenberg says it’s all about pro-Israel money, and that Senators have a double standard for US military actions and Israeli ones:

Note that even progressive saints Elizabeth Warren, Al Franken, Sherrod Brown, and Bernie Sanders found nothing in this to object to.

For the record, no U.S. military adventure has had the support of all hundred senators in decades. But, hey, this is Israel. And, more important, this is AIPAC. And cash. 

Here’s more about the money from the Israel lobby. The Nation is reporting that the “anti-Iran lobby machine dominates Capitol Hill.” Reporter Eli Clifton is frank about “The Money Behind the Lobby”:

Sheldon Adelson
Chairman and CEO, Las Vegas Sands Corporation
Estimated worth: $36.8 billion
Iran-related contributions:
Over $1.5 million to the FDD [Foundation for the Defense of Democracies] between 2008 and 2011;
at least $1.04 million to AIPAC since 2007

• In October 2013, Adelson—who along with his wife, Miriam, was the GOP’s biggest donor during the 2012 presidential campaign—said the United States should drop a nuclear bomb in the Iranian desert to persuade Tehran to abandon its nuclear program.

Paul Singer
Founder, Elliot Management hedge fund
Estimated worth: $1.5 billion.
Iran-related contributions:
$3.6 million to the FDD between 2008 and 2011;
$1.5 million to AIPAC between 2010 and 2011

• Singer was listed as the American Enterprise Institute’s second-largest donor in 2009, giving $2.31 million to the organization between 2009 and 2011. He was also a major fundraiser for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign.

Bernard Marcus
Co-founder, Home Depot
Estimated worth: $3.6 billion
Iran-related contributions:
$10.7 million to the FDD between 2008 and 2011,
making him its biggest donor in that period;
$2.1 million to the FDD in 2012;
$650,000 to the AEI between 2007 and 2012;
$2.45 million to AIPAC between 2007 and 2012

• In the 2012 presidential campaign, Marcus contributed $60,000 to the Republican National Committee and $20,000 to a Mitt Romney Super PAC; he also maxed out his personal contributions to the Romney campaign.

The contributions to AIPAC from all three donors were directed to the American Israel Education Foundation, which calls itself “the charitable organization affiliated with AIPAC.”

That last organization, AIEF, is what sent Florida Democratic Congresswoman Kathy Castor to Israel. And Castor refused to say anything publicly on behalf of her Palestinian-American constituent Tarek Abu Khdeir, who was brutally beaten by Israeli police.

Let’s be clear about this. Democrats are getting support from an organization backed by Republican high-roller Sheldon Adelson, who called on Obama to nuke Iran. Support for Israel transcends American politics. It has not been politicized. Even Rand Paul supported the Gaza resolution yesterday.

http://mondoweiss.net/2014/07/resolution-supporting-israel.html


CNN reporter removed from Israel-Gaza after branding Israelis who gathered to watch bombardment ‘scum’ after they threatened her

18 Jul 2014 CNN’s International correspondent Diana Magnay has been removed from covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict after she branded a group of Israelis ‘scum’ on Thursday. Magnay had taken to Twitter to express her fury after a group of whooping Israelis watching missile strikes ‘threatened to destroy’ her team’s car if the British reporter used negative language. Almost as soon as she posted the controversial comment, she deleted it – but not before it was retweeted more than 200 times. CNN said it has now assigned her to Moscow.



Above are “tweets by a Spanish Air traffic controller at Kiev Airport.”

The Spanish air controller suggests that the order to down MH17 came from the Ukranian Ministry of the Interior.

(Which may or may not be run by Mossad and its friends)The Spanish air controller also said that the MH17 flight was escorted by Ukrainian fighter jets minutes before it was downed.

The presence of the Ukraine fighter jets reported by the Spanish air traffic controller was confirmed by eyewitness reports in the Donetsk region:2 Ukrainian fighters seen following Malaysian jet.


With Mass Incarceration, U.S. is Guilty of a Slow Motion Genocide | ATV 004
If this were happening anywhere else in the world, Americans would be justifiably horrified:

1 out of every 100 adults are living behind bars in the United States, with 1 in 31 in some sort of correctional control, including prison, jail, parole, and probation.

The United States, with 5% of the world’s population, has 25% of the worlds prison population.

Private prisons are operating around the country at the local and state level, and a majority of them include “occupancy requirements mandating that local or state government keep those facilities between 80 and 100 percent full. In other words, whether crime is rising or falling, the state must keep those beds full.”

Thousands are serving life sentences for non-violent crimes.

The School to Prison Pipeline is still funneling mostly black and brown children into the juvenile and adult criminal legal systems.

Solitary confinement, defined as torture by the UN, is commonly practiced in both Guantanamo Bay prison and in mainland US prisons.

Police can murder suspects, and then claim they shot themselves in the head and get away with it, even if the suspect is handcuffed behind their back.

You get the picture.

According to Carl Dix, the co-founder (along with Cornel West) of The Stop Mass Incarceration Network, all of this and more are tantamount to genocide. As he tells Dennis Trainor, Jr. in the embedded episode of Acronym TV:

“Genocide is not a final act of putting people in gas chambers (…) Genocide is a process. A process by which groups of people are identified, targeted, demonized, separated, and then as this process goes on, the question of mass killings comes up later. That has been going on in this country. Black people in particular have been historically targeted, demonized, segregated (…) the definition of genocide flowing from the United Nations is when a group of people are put (in whole or in part) in circumstances that make it impossible for them to thrive and survive as a people. That is the situation with Mass Incarceration and all of its consequences in this country.”
Joining Carl on the program is Juanita Young. Ms. Young relates her story as the mother of an unarmed young man who was murdered by the NYPD, and how that fuels her life as an anti-police brutality activist.

The two discuss plans for a month of nationwide resistance to Mass incarceration, police terror, repression, and the criminalization of a generation.

The call for an October month of resistance put forth by Dix and Cornel West (and is supported by a growing list of endorsing groups and individuals) states:
“The malignancy of mass incarceration did not arise from a sudden epidemic of crime. Nor did it result from people making poor personal choices. Instead it arose from cold political calculations made in response to the massive and heroic struggle for the rights of Black and other minority peoples that took place in the 1960′s and 70′s, and in response to the enormous economic and social changes brought about by globalized production. This cancer of mass incarceration has been, from the beginning, nothing but a new Jim Crow in place of the old one. Like the old Jim Crow, it drew on, fed off and reinforced the deep-seated roots of the racism that grew up with slavery. Like the old Jim Crow, it has been, from the beginning, unjustifiable, utterly immoral and thoroughly illegitimate…

It is not enough to oppose this in the privacy of your own conscience or the company of like-minded people. It is not enough to curse this out, but then tell yourself nothing can be done. If you live your life under this threat, you MUST act. If you understand how wrong this is and how much it devastates the lives of so many millions, you MUST act.”


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