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Wisconsin Firm Microchips Employees: “It’s Inevitably The Next Thing… And We Want To Be Part Of It”

In April we noted that Swedish company Epicenter had begun implanting RFID chips into workers hands… and the workers loved it… it makes opening doors and buying smoothies so easy and convenient, and your coworkers will even throw a party for you once you take the plunge to become a cyborg.

The injections have become so popular that workers at Epicenter hold parties for those willing to get implanted.

 “The biggest benefit I think is convenience,” said Patrick Mesterton, co-founder and CEO of Epicenter. As a demonstration, he unlocks a door by merely waving near it. “It basically replaces a lot of things you have, other communication devices, whether it be credit cards or keys.”

Workers there seem alright with the idea. In the article, the general attitude is perhaps best captured by the comment of one 25-year-old worker:

 “I want to be part of the future.”

And now, as ABC5 reportsa Wisconsin company is about to become the first in the U.S. to offer microchip implants to its employees.

“It’s the next thing that’s inevitably going to happen, and we want to be a part of it,”Three Square Market Chief Executive Officer Todd Westby said.

More than 50 Three Square Market employees are having the devices implanted starting next week.Each chip is about the size of a single grain of rice.

Just imagine a world where physical cash was a thing of the past and you could not buy, sell, get a job or open a bank account without your government-issued microchip identification.

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5 weird conspiracy theories from CIA Director Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo sounds increasingly unhinged when talking about Russia, Wikileaks and the media.

  • In a tirade against Russia based news outlets RT and Sputnik, Donald Trump’s CIA Director Mike Pompeo blasted Russia for interfering not only in the 2016 US Presidential election but “the one before that and the one before that”. This would imply that Russia helped install Barack Obama in the White House even after his severely anti-Russian foreign policy became well known.

read more at http://theduran.com/5-weird-conspiracy-theories-from-cia-director-mike-pompeo/

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‘Illegitimate coalition’ must pay for destroying Syria – Damascus to UN

FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises over Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike. A U.S.-led military coalition has been bombing Islamic State © Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters

Syria wants the US and its allies to pay for the destruction of Syrian infrastructure and to bear legal responsibility for “illegitimately” bombing civilian targets, Damascus has told the UN, demanding that the American-led coalition strikes stop.

read more at https://www.rt.com/news/397159-damascus-un-letters-coalition-pay/

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Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security

by Ron Paul Posted on July 18, 2017

On Friday the House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018. President Trump’s request already included a huge fifty or so billion dollar spending increase, but the Republican-led House found even that to be far too small. They added another $30 billion to the bill for good measure. Even President Trump, in his official statement, expressed some concern over spending in the House-passed bill.

read more at http://original.antiwar.com/paul/2017/07/17/big-military-spending-boost-threatens-economy-security/

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Jeff Sessions: Feds Have the Right to Seize Your Cash, Property

Expands the controversial federal civil asset forfeiture program.

By LUCY STEIGERWALDJuly 21, 2017

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore / Flickr

He hasn’t yet sent federal agents into the ever-growing number of states that legalize medical and recreational marijuana, but Attorney General Jeff Sessions is becoming the kind of law enforcement officer that criminal justice reformers feared he would be from the start.

read more at http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/jeff-sessions-the-new-champion-of-civil-asset-forfeiture/

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No, Virginia (Dare) the SPLC Was NEVER A “Civil Rights Stalwart”—It Was ALWAYS A “Dangerous Joke”

Some Respectable Right people have finally noticed the horrors committed by the Southern Poverty Law Center, basically because it has begun attacking mainstream Christian groups for “homophobia,” “transphobia” etc. etc. But this is invariably accompanied by pious claptrap about how the SPLC used to be OK. Nonsense. It was always a nasty racket.

read more at http://www.unz.com/article/no-virginia-dare-the-splc-was-never-a-civil-rights-stalwart-it-was-always-a-dangerous-joke/

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9/11 Doesn’t Justify Today’s Wars

In a late-June session of the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) successfully added an amendment to a Defense Appropriations Bill that would repeal the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF).

The passage of this amendment sends a positive signal that America’s war-making capabilities will finally be the subject of a debate, at least on the House floor. On July 12, Lee even met with Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan to discuss the matter. Unfortunately, it appears that Lee’s amendment is being threatened by Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.), who has offered up a replacement bill that, instead of repealing the 2001 AUMF, would ask Congress to clarify war powers and goals.

read more at http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/911-doesnt-justify-todays-wars/

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