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Coddingtons Corner: In America Today, Facts Cannot Compete With Lies

Paul Craig Roberts: “In America Today, Facts Cannot Compete With Lies”

via Tyler Durden on Zerohedge – Mar 23, 2017

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts,

Unable to provide an ounce of evidence that a Trump/Putin conspiracy stole the presidential election from Hillary Clinton, the corrupt US “intelligence” agencies are shifting their focus to social media and to Internet sites such as Alex Jones and Breitbart. Little doubt the FBI investigation will trickle down to Glenn Greenwald at The Intercept, Zero Hedge, the Ron Paul Institute, Nomi Prins, Naked Capitalism, Lew Rockwell, Global Research, antiwar.com, and to others on the PropOrNot, Harvard Library, and Le Monde lists, such as top Reagan administration officials David Stockman and myself. It is extraordinary that the FBI is so desperate to protect the budget of the military/security complex that it brings such embarrassment to itself. Who in the future will believe any FBI report or anything a FBI official says?

Those behind this “investigation” understand that it is so ridiculous that they must give it gravity and credibility. They selected two reporters, Peter Stone and Greg Gordon, in the McClatchy News Washington Bureau, who fit Udo Ulfkotte’s definition of “bought journalists.” Hiding behind anonymous sources—“two people familiar with the inquiry” and “sources who spoke on condition of anonymity”—the presstitutes fell in with the attack on independent media, reporting that one former US intelligence official said: “This may be one of the most highly impactful information operations in the history of intelligence.” http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article139695453.html

 

Continue reading at http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-03-23/paul-craig-roberts-america-today-facts-cannot-compete-lies

 

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Coddingtons Corner: Trump’s Military Budget Is Not NATO’s Fault

TGIF: Trump’s Military Budget Is Not NATO’s Fault

By
Sheldon Richman

March 24, 2017

President Trump’s budget proposal would increase military spending $54 billion, not quite a 10 percent increase over the current level. According to Quartz, the increase alone is more than all but two countries — China and Saudi Arabia — spend on their militaries. (China spends $145 billion, Saudi Arabia $57 billion, Russia $47, and Iran $16 billion, the International Institute for Strategic Studies reports.)

Meanwhile, Trump implies that NATO members take advantage of America by not paying enough for own defense. When German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Washington recently, Trump tweeted: “Germany owes … vast sums of money to NATO & the United States must be paid more for the powerful, and very expensive, defense it provides to Germany!”

Continue reading at https://www.libertarianinstitute.org/articles/sheldon/tgif-trumps-military-budget-not-natos-fault/

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Wildfires blazing in Oklahoma and Texas Panhandle - Friends Calling for Prayer

FORT SUPPLY, Okla. (KOKH) — Residents in Northwest Oklahoma are being asked to evacuate immediately due to large grass fires spreading. A fire warning has been issued for the towns of Fort Supply, Laverne and Buffalo in Harper County. Residents of Fort Supply have been asked to evacuate south toward Woodward, where a shelter is available at the Woodward Pioneer Room, located at 1212 9th Street. (see rest of the story here via OKCFox)

From the Tapp family in Cimarron County further west:

Rachael Tapp (March 6th)

I have witnessed dawn at night, driving through Buffalo. Massive fire line moving southeast. Much loss for friends of ours.

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OKGrassroots – Wildfires blazing in Oklahoma and Texas Panhandle – Friends Calling for Prayer

The Open Government Project – Hear the Bills!

The House officially convenes on Monday, February 6, and their first order of business will be to adopt the rules which will govern how they operate for the session. On that day, a representative will propose the adoption of the “Open Government Rule,” which states, “A bill shall be heard and receive a vote in committee if the primary author requests it in writing; and a bill, having passed committee, shall be heard and receive a vote on the House floor if the primary author requests it in writing.”

Continue reading this article on OKGrassroots – Activist Alert: Open Government Rule is a Top Priority on Feb 6th

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Oklahoma Online Sales Tax Unconstitutional?

Our Oklahoma Governor and State Legislature appear to be in violation of the U.S. Constitution with their action in taxing us with online purchases.

Article I Section. 10 of the U.S. Constitution:
“No State shall, without the Consent of the Congress, lay any Imposts or Duties on Imports or Exports, except what may be absolutely necessary for executing it’s inspection Laws: and the net Produce of all Duties and Imposts, laid by any State on Imports or Exports, shall be for the Use of the Treasury of the United States; and all such Laws shall be subject to the Revision and Control of the Congress….”
#taxationistheft

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Remembering John McLaughlin

  For nearly 40 years, John McLaughlin never missed a weekly installment of his beltway punditry show, “the McLaughlin Group”, on PBS stations. John missed his broadcast for the first time, last weekend. He died today.John McLaughlinTelevision PersonalityJohn McLaughlin was an American television personality and political commentator. He created, produced, and hosted the political commentary series The McLaughlin Group. WikipediaBorn: March 29, 1927, Providence, RIDied:& […]

Celebrating British Independence Day #Brexit

Celebrating British Independence Day! #Brexit

Out of the box… and into the world!

A night to remember, a great people have once again chosen independence and reclaimed their sovereignty! #Brexit @SergioGor

Nigel Farage, “Dare to dream that the dawn is breaking on an independent United Kingdom” #EURefResults @SkyNews

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Finding Gems & Sharing Them – Celebrating British Independence Day #Brexit