Dmitry Rogozin Reveals All: US Thought Ukraine Was an In to Russian Defense Secrets

Great excerpt, must read report!

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ESR 6: NEW KHAZARIAN KHAGANATE?

Chabad, American Zionism & the NWO Agenda

Dmitry Rogozin Reveals All: US Thought Ukraine Was an In to Russian Defense Secrets

By taking over Ukraine US was seriously hoping to get its hands on some advanced developments. The thing is that during Soviet times Ukraine produced many important components for Russian defense industry. Due to the established Soviet infrastructure of profit and job sharing, Ukraine continued being the supplier of many components for Russia up until 2014. One of the flagships of this industry was the giant defense manufacturer Yuzhmash. The fact that it’s located in Dnepropetrovsk is significant. It is the center of Chabad in Ukraine.

Hidden more than others, one goal was hardly ever brought up by any analysts: among other things, US wanted to take over Ukraine in order to glean Russian technological secrets, especially military secrets…

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TPP formally signed in New Zealand as mass protest paralyzes Auckland (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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Source: TPP formally signed in New Zealand as mass protest paralyzes Auckland (PHOTOS, VIDEO) — RT News

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A group of around 1,000 activists protesting against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have blocked roads in Auckland, as the participant states’ delegations gathered in New Zealand to formally sign the controversial free trade agreement.

The TPP agreement, hailed as the “biggest trade deal in a generation,” was signed in a ceremony attended by ministers from the 12 Pacific Rim countries at Auckland’s Sky City Casino, to the dislike of hundreds of protesters.

 Ahead of the signing, activists gathered on Aotea Square and set out on a march through the streets to SkyCity Auckland, where they were met by dozens of police officers outside the venue. Others staged a sit in at the intersection of Federal and Victoria Street, blocking traffic, to…

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The Strike

Perhaps a glimpse into our future? Looks like WE have to be that change, well done Josh!

My Friday Blog

After the inauguration, things really got bad.  The blank check written to the corporations by the government was being cashed.  Years of corporate propaganda to get the poor and middle class to fight with each other was beginning to be ineffective.  Despite the few hold outs with their Facebook memes minimalizing both the difficulty and the importance of some of the lower paying jobs, most everyone was starting to realize just how unfair the distribution of wealth in the nation had become.  As companies continued on an unfettered path of consolidation, downsizing, and moving jobs offshore; the middle class finally began to realize that it wasn’t just the fast food workers whose work was being devalued.

In March, the failure of Congress to reach an agreement to raise the debt ceiling resulted in a default on interest payments.

The resulting crash along with another bubble busting of the derivative markets…

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Congress wants to turn the US Postal Service… into a bank

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It’s news that seems ripped from the pages of The Onion. Or perhaps Atlas Shrugged.

But incredibly enough it’s actually true: earlier this week, Congress proposed a new law authorizing the US Postal Service to provide banking and financial services.

It’s called the “Providing Opportunities for Savings, Transactions, and Lending” Act, abbreviated as… wait for it… the POSTAL Act.

And it provides explicit authorization for them to provide banking services including checking and savings accounts, money transfers, and “other basic financial services as the Postal Service deems appropriate in the public interest.”

Bank of the Post Office. It’s incredible when you think about it.

The US Postal Service hasn’t turned a profit in a decade.

As a matter of fact, its total accumulated losses now exceed $51 billion, easily ranking it among the least successful companies in history.

And the only way USPS can continue to maintain its operations is with regular bailouts from the American taxpayer.

The statistics are just horrendous. Mail volume is down dramatically, which means that revenue continues to fall.

Yet the Postal Service’s expenses and pension costs keep growing, along with its debt.

Just like the US government, the US Postal Service has its own debt ceiling that’s set by Congress.

USPS reached this debt ceiling back in 2012 and has remained at that level for years.

The only way they survive is by moving liabilities off-balance sheet and regularly going back to Congress with hat in hand.

Wow, talk about a responsible financial partner– this sounds like EXACTLY the place we should want to deposit our hard-earned savings!

Seriously, why would these people even consider an idea so absurd as to let an organization with a history of failed operations take over people’s savings?

Simple. It’s a cheap source of capital.

The Postal Service desperately needs cash. So what better way to raise capital than to sucker unsuspecting Americans into opening up Postal bank accounts?

When you deposit money in a bank, you are effectively loaning the bank your money.

In exchange, they pay you a whopping 0.01% interest.

This is what almost all banks do– they borrow money from depositors and (hopefully) make credible investments and loans with other people’s money.

Except in this case, the Postal Service needs to ‘borrow’ depositors’ savings to cover losses from its other operations.

There’s a term for this. It’s called a Ponzi Scheme.

How To Safely Remove A Mouse From A Glue Trap

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I’m sure you already know but glue traps are used to catch mice and rats, mostly any kind of wild rodent. Like the video says, look for vegetable oil or baby oil. If you are a compassionate shopper, be sure not to buy any products that are tested on animals.

Here is another where the rat was not so lucky. Per the video it says they shot the rat! :(

Glue Traps are inhumane and do not discriminate with their victims — small pets even kids can get stuck to them. These are barbaric contraptions that should be banned across the board.

I support the humane views of Catseye on the use of glue traps. Great information here.

Have you heard about Raticator? It’s supposedly the most humane way (by death) to deal with rodent control.

Check out Havahart for humane solutions and live traps.

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Meet the world leader who stole his citizens’ gold

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Even before his coronation in 1626, King Charles I of England was almost bankrupt.

His predecessors King James and Queen Elizabeth had run the royal treasury down to almost nothing.

Costly war and military folly had taken its toll. The crown had simply wasted far too much money, and brought in too little.

To make matters worse, King Charles was constantly at odds with parliament.

The English government was completely dysfunctional, with constant bickering, personal attacks, and very little sound decision-making.

Parliament refused to pass the taxes that Charles needed to make ends meet. But at the same time, the King was legally unable to levy his own taxes without parliamentary approval.

So, faced with financial desperation, he began to look for alternative ways to raise revenue.

One way was relying on practically ancient, obscure laws to penalize his subjects.

The Distraint of Knighthood, for example, was based on an act from 1278, roughly three and a half centuries before Charles’ coronation.

The Act gave him the legal authority to fine all men with a minimum level of income who did not present themselves in person at his coronation.

Charles also commandeered vast amounts of land, restoring the boundaries of the royal forests to where they had been during the time of King Edward I in the 13th century.

He then fined anyone who encroached on the land, and resold much of it to industries that were supportive of his reign.

King Charles even resorted to begging; in July 1626, he requested that his subjects “lovingly, freely, and voluntarily” give him money.

When that didn’t work, the King levied a Forced Loan, effectively confiscating people’s funds under the guise of ‘borrowing’ it.

He raised about £250,000, the equivalent of about $7.5 billion today.

Emboldened by his success, Charles eventually seized assets directly, including all the gold on deposit being held at the Royal Mint– money that belonged to the merchants and goldsmiths of England.

At one point Charles even forced the East India Company to ‘loan’ him their pepper and spice inventory. He subsequently sold the products at a steep loss.

If any of this sounds familiar, it should.

Today there is no shortage of nations facing fiscal desperation. Most of Europe. Japan. The United States.

In the Land of the Free, the government has spent years… decades… engaged in the most wasteful folly, from multi-trillion dollar wars to a multi-billion dollar website.

US debt just hit $19 trillion a few days ago. And it’s only going higher.

We can already see the government’s financial desperation.

Over the years, the government has effectively levied a ‘forced loan’ totaling more than $2.6 trillion on the Social Security Trust Fund, whose ultimate beneficiaries are the taxpayers of the United States.

Bottom line, they’re ‘borrowing’ YOUR money.

Last year the government stole more from Americans through ‘Civil Asset Forfeiture’ than all the thieves in the United States combined.

In December, the US government confiscated $19.3 billion from the Federal Reserve, which, by the way, was already very thinly capitalized.

Even if you want to believe the propaganda, it’s clear that these are not the actions of a healthy, solvent government that embraces liberty.

In fact, the government published over 80,000 pages of laws, bills, regulations, and executive orders last year. Just this morning they published another 308 pages.

It’s impossible for anyone to keep up with all of these rules. And yet each can carry civil and criminal penalties, including a fine now for not having health insurance.

As Mark Twain used to say, history may not repeat, but it certainly rhymes.

Financially insolvent governments of major superpowers do not simply go gentle into that good night.

They don’t suddenly turn over a new leaf and start embracing economic freedom.

Instead, they get worse. More desperate. More destructive.

Should we honestly believe that they can continue racking up more debt than has ever existed in the history of the world without any consequences?

This is madness. At some point, fiscal reality always catches up. Maybe not at $19 trillion. Maybe not even at $20 trillion.

Maybe it takes 3 months. Or 3 years. But somewhere out there is a straw that can break the camel’s back. And that has serious consequences.

Never forget that if something is predictable, then it’s also preventable.

And facing such obvious trends, it makes all the sense in the world to take some simple, rational steps to put together your own Plan B.

The United States just hit $19 TRILLION in debt…

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On October 22, 1981, the national debt in the United States of America hit $1 trillion for the first time in history.

It had taken the US federal government over two centuries to reach that mark. And in that period, America had won its independence and built a nation from scratch.

They created an army and a navy, and used them both to aggressively expand the nation’s domain.

They fought an incredibly bloody civil war in dispute over the most fundamental concepts of freedom.

They engaged in worldwide imperialism, stretching the country’s influence to faraway overseas colonies.

They suffered through the Great Depression and introduced one of the most expensive public spending programs in history.

They fought two world wars and defeated the Nazis.

They developed nuclear technology. They sent people into space.

And all of that– across over two centuries of US history– collectively registered one trillion dollars in debt.

(More than half of that period was an era devoid of any income tax whatsoever!)

Yet despite taking two centuries to hit $1 trillion in debt, it took just a few decades to add another $9 trillion, growing the debt ten fold.

On September 30, 2008 the debt crossed the $10 trillion mark for the first time. And it’s never looked back since.

Now, in that 27-year period from 1981 ($1 trillion in debt) to 2008 ($10 trillion in debt), one could argue that the US had defeated the Soviet Union making the world “safe for democracy”.

They waged war in the Middle East multiple times on multiple fronts.

They waged the War on (of) Terror.

And when financial crisis struck yet again, they bailed out the US banking system.

Look, I disagree with the vast majority of this spending.

It turns my stomach to think about all the debt that was accumulated to bail out irresponsible banks, wage wars, or engage in genocide.

But even though I don’t agree with all of it, it’s at least clear where the money went.

For the first $1 trillion in debt, there were some pretty tangible results. Independence. Defeating the Nazis. Etc. Big stuff. There was some return on that investment.

For the next $9 trillion, you could at least argue that there were some actual results, like vanquishing the Soviet Union.

Today, less than eight years after hitting $10 trillion, the US government reports that it hit the $19 trillion mark (which technically happened on Friday).

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But what do they have to show for it?

It’s not like anyone defeated the Nazis or Soviet Union over the last 8 years.

By 2008 the banks had been bailed out, and the world had supposedly been saved.

Where did all the money go? What real, tangible results do they possible have to justify the last $9 trillion in debt?

Even more strikingly, compare the first trillion dollars in debt (which took two centuries to accumulate) versus the most recent trillion (which took 14 months).

What grand act took place in the last 14 months to justify another trillion dollars in debt? Nothing.

Yet in the past 14 months, both the Disability Trust Fund and the Highway Trust Fund ran out of cash.

And the Federal Reserve became insolvent on a mark to market basis.

It’s extraordinary. They have reached such diminishing returns now that they can manage to squander a TRILLION dollars and have absolutely nothing to show for it.

To me, that’s the scariest part of the debt story.

It’s not the total amount of the debt.

It’s how quickly and easily they can fritter away $1 trillion dollars on absolutely nothing without any trace of benefit.

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see where this is going. In fact, even the government knows where this is going.

The Congressional Budget Office recently reported that government debt will reach $30 trillion within a decade.

Given that it took them just 9 years to rack up the last $10 trillion, I’m sure that’ll happen much more quickly than they expect.

But whether you decide to believe me or the government, either way it’s clear that this is only going to get much worse.