R3publicans:  Outsourcing Intel: How Intel-for-Hire Undermines U.S. Intelligence

Despite lacking professional credentials, a commitment to public service, or the minimum amount of vetting that would go into a security clearance background check, these private-sector spies collect intelligence that is passed along and ultimately may be included in the President’s Daily Briefing.

by George Eliason

In 2016, Tim Shorrock wrote an article describing the five intelligence giants that control domestic policy, foreign policy, military, and civilian leaders with the products they sell. They create the information, analyze the information, and decide who the President of the United States will see as an enemy and who as a friend.

read more at https://www.mintpressnews.com/outsourcing-intel-how-intel-for-hire-undermines-u-s-intelligence/237586/

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R3publicans:  If There’s a War in Korea, Blame Trump

MIKE WHITNEY • FEBRUARY 6, 2018

Brainwashed Americans believe that Kim Jong-un is responsible for the confrontation between Pyongyang and Washington, but nothing could be further from the truth. The real problem is not Kim’s nuclear weapons but Washington’s 65 year-long military occupation that continues to reinforce a political solution that was arbitrarily imposed on a sovereign nation in order to split the country in two, install a puppet regime in the south, establish a permanent military presence to defend US commercial interests, and maintain control of a strategically-located territory that is a critical part of Washington’s plan to encircle Russia and China to remain the dominant global power throughout the century. Simply put, Washington is 100 percent responsible for the current confrontation just as it has been responsible for every flare-up for the last 7 decades.

read more at http://www.unz.com/mwhitney/if-theres-a-war-in-korea-blame-trump/

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R3publicans:  Bundy Case looks a lot like Waco Standoff

By David Keene – The Washington Times – Tuesday, January 2, 2018

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Twenty-five years ago this year, federal agents stormed the compound of a religious group in Waco, Texas, with armored vehicles, machine guns and tear gas. Claiming the Branch Davidians were a dangerous religious cult, they killed David Koresh, the group’s leader, along with and some 70 men, women and children who were with him when the assault took place.

read more at https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jan/2/cliven-bundy-and-branch-davidian-waco-cases-simila/

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FGST:  Pick Pockets not just at state level – busy in Bartlesville too!  Vote No March 6th

We have this wonderful idea and we’re going to let you pay for it…

Well let’s just say, I have my yard sign up!

Make our Downtown Great Again
The Downtown doesn’t need a new theme park with an amphitheater (The Price Tower Park Project)

Instead…  The Downtown does need its long overdue landscaping finished!

Vote No to the Parks & Recreation Bond on March 6th

Finding Gems & Sharing Them – Pick Pockets not just at state level – busy in Bartlesville too! Vote No March 6th