By Mike “Mish” Shedlock
“Big Brother” in Action
In case you have not already realized it, 1984 has come and gone politically. All that remains is how fast we march down the path of “thought suppression”. Here are a couple of articles that will make my point.
The Telegraph reports EU wants power to sack journalists:
A European Union report has urged tight press regulation and demanded that Brussels officials are given control of national [...]
January 22, 2013
The “high level” recommendations that will be used to draft future EU legislation also attack David Cameron for failing to automatically implement proposals by the Lord Justice Leveson inquiry for a state regulation of British press.
A “high level” EU panel, that includes Latvia’s former president and a former German justice minister, was ordered by Neelie Kroes, European Commission vice-president, last year to report on “media freedom and [...]
Jan 2, 2013
In this broadcast of the Cybertribe News Network, a North Carolina Police Lieutenant calls in to give his first hand knowledge of preparations being made within his own department to train and prepare for martial law in the United States, possibly in the coming year.
Many similar reports are starting to trickle in from all across the country, through various independent media resources and even organizations like Oath [...]
Video documentation by local activists and independent media shows that police officers and county deputies from across Minnesota have been picking up young people near Peavey Plaza for a training program to recognize drug-impaired drivers. Multiple participants say officers gave them illicit drugs and provided other incentives to take the drugs. The Occupy Wall Street movement, present at Peavey Plaza since April 7th, appears to be targeted as impaired people [...]
At least 105 people have been killed in a district of the Syrian city of Homs, a human rights group has claimed.
The deaths occurred after shelling by Syrian armed forces, according to the Syrian Observatory For Human Rights.
“At least 105 people were killed in a massacre in the Khalidya district of Homs, including women and children,” Rami Abdulrahman, head of the British-based rights group, said.
“Syrian forces are shelling the district with mortars [...]
“Led by President Yoweri Museveni, Uganda (139th) launched an unprecedented crackdown on opposition movements and independent media after the elections in February. Similarly, Chile (80th) fell 47 places because of its many freedom of information violations, committed very often by the security forces during student protests. The United States (47th) also owed its fall of 27 places to the many arrests of journalist covering Occupy Wall Street protests.
Several European countries [...]
The coming win in Iowa is in the bag for Ron Paul and I want everyone to take note of how important for the first time in history independent media has become in providing the populace with the necessary non-partisan information as it regards to truth and integrity because we have not seen anything yet. I have been watching the morning media and evening media day in and out in [...]
Uploaded by democracynow on Nov 1, 2011
www.democracynow.org -As participants in the Occupy Wall Street movement continue protesting the record profits made by banks bailed out by taxpayer money, a group of grassroots activists are hitting America’s largest banks — including JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo — where it hurts most: The wallet. Dubbing this Saturday, Nov. 5 as “Bank Transfer Day,” activists are urging people to [...]
Uploaded by democracynow on Oct 27, 2011
www.democracynow.org – As protests continue against Wall Street and the nation’s biggest banks, Democracy Now! speaks to British journalist Ed Vulliamy, author of “Amexica: War Along the Borderline.” Vulliamy exposes how one bank, Wachovia, made millions in the Mexican drug war. At the time, Wachovia was the nation’s fourth-largest bank — it has since been taken over by Wells Fargo. “You can’t drive around Mexico with [...]
Uploaded by democracynow on Oct 25, 2011
www.democracynow.org – Democracy Now! talks to investigative reporter Greg Palast about a controversy in the banking community around the Occupy Wall Street movement. Palast investigates the story behind Goldman Sachs’ recent decision to pull out of a fundraiser for the Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union in New York City after it learned the event was honoring the protesters at Occupy Wall Street. The [...]
Hundreds of demonstrators have been arrested since the campaign began last month. Christopher Greene, a blogger and founder of an independent media channel, says there’s going to be more violence on U.S. streets as the protests gather momentum.
In the accelerating chronicles of the Democrat’s decline, Barack Obama has just achieved a new level of disapproval among American voters:
On the 990th day of his presidency, 52% of his countrymen disapprove of the Chicagoan, according to Gallup’s latest three-day rolling average.
That means Americans now think as little of their own president as they do of Vladimir Putin, the former Russian spymaster and authoritarian [...]
September 26, 2011
Moslehi told IRNA on Sunday that the intervention of the Intelligence Ministry and the arrest of those cooperating with the BBC were aimed at preventing others from falling into the trap of the British spy agency.
The Iranian minister said that the arrests were made as quickly as possible and marked the beginning of the intelligence ministry’s involvement in this case. He warned that [...]
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