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80% of French citizens want a good relationship with Russia


Hollande would be a lot more popular if he did more of the above, and less of what his masters tell him to do.
A group of renegade French MPs recently stunned the world (or at least the few who noticed) by visiting Crimea, thus demonstrating that said MPs are not completely spineless. Crimea, of course, is that alleged victim of an odious, brutal and illegal Russian takeover and military occupation. The poor Crimeans supposedly were forced at the barrel of a gun to vote for joining the Russian Federation, in an un-democratic practice that history would do well to forget, lest large powers get it in their minds that the will of the people can be so shamefully manipulated.

It's all nonsense of course. The reunification of Crimea with Russia was one of the shamefully rare examples of real democracy in generations; it wasn't violent (like Maidan), it wasn't coerced (like Maidan), and there is no military occupation (like Maidan). And the two-day delegation of French MPs to Crimea led by French National Assembly member Thierry Mariani showed just that. Naturally, this raised the ire of his colleagues in the French government.

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#AllLivesMatter, it's not just black people being murdered and harassed by the state

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Troy Goode (right) was killed by police in July 2015
The mainstream media is harping on about how African Americans are being targeted for abuse (and worse) from the police, in the process drumming up some sort of Machiavellian interracial antagonism that creates the illusion that white Americans have nothing to fear. This doubly assists the Powers That Be because it creates tension between white and black Americans while reinforcing the racist adage that, "If you're white, you're alright."

First off, let's be clear, an assault on the liberties of one of us is an assault on us all. Yes, I know that statistics over the long-term support the belief that cops don't treat whites as badly as they do blacks and other minorities. But since 9/11, and especially in the last few years, unless you're a super-rich white 'WASP', it doesn't matter what color you are: cops can and will kill you on a whim.

Race aside, if cops can murder at will and get away with it, we are all potential victims. If not us ourselves, it could soon be one of our kids, siblings or friends that are killed or imprisoned by the police. To back up this assertion I'm going to share with you five stories (among many others) from the last year or so where white Americans suffered at the hands of the American police (state).

1.) Troy Goode, pictured above, was killed by police July 18th, 2015 after being placed in a hog-tie and detained for 'behaving erratically'. Goode and his wife had just left a Widespread Panic concert in the Memphis area and were on their way home when he jumped out of their vehicle and seemed to be having a bad trip. Allegedly, he was overdosing from LSD, a hallucinogen known to make people, let's say, a little erratic. In that state, they're spooked easily, can suffer increases in anxiety and paranoia, and all they need to get over it is time and a caring person to calm them down.

The last thing you want to have is an interaction with police. This makes the individual extremely uncomfortable, and there's no physical threat to the individual's safety from the drug itself. A passer-by happened to witness Goode and his wife outside of their vehicle and, apparently completely unaware that we live in a police state, thought it was a good idea to give the uniformed thugs a call. Those thugs hogtied the nonviolent man and ignored his cries that he was having trouble breathing. A few hours later this successful chemical engineer, father and husband, was dead.

Basically this man was suffering from a panic attack, and untrained, hard-ass goons decided that he needed to be restrained even though he was nonviolent and had broken no laws. Employed, married with a child and very white, Troy was murdered by the state, his family devastated.

USA

The murder of Sandra Bland and America's 'color revolution'

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Sandra Bland and the jail cell where she died under extremely dubious circumstances
Sandra Bland. Remember the name, if you can. She's just the latest in a growing, publicly-known list of American citizens who have been either physically abused or murdered by US police for having the temerity to question their 'authority'.

On July 10th 2015, Sandra Bland had recently arrived in Prairie View, Waller County, Texas from Illinois to begin a new job at her alma mater, A&M University, a historically black school 40 miles northwest of Houston. Texas has been described as the most racist state in the USA, and Waller County the most racist county in Texas. Segregation there is a way of life, from the cradle to grave, literally; cemeteries in the county are divided between black and white, with significantly more money being spent on the upkeep of white cemeteries.

While driving in Prairie View that day, Waller County trooper Brian Encina, with nothing better to do than harass drivers for minor traffic "violations" that endanger no one, pulled Bland over for not signaling a lane change.

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Fmr. NATO Commander Wesley Clark calls for internment camps 'to deal with radicals' in the US and Europe

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First we practice 'FEMA camps' abroad on 'lesser peoples', then we try it out 'back home'
Retired US General Wesley Clark recently appeared as a guest on Thomas Roberts' MSNBC show to discuss last week's senseless shootings at military recruitment centers in Tennessee.

Have a listen to what Clark said when asked by Thomas about what to do with 'all these radicals':


USA

One year later: All evidence still suggests MH17 shot down by a jet fighter

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British tabloid two days after the downing of MH17. Note the 'coincidental' juxtaposition of an image of the royal baby
One year ago today over Eastern Ukraine, someone deliberately shot down Malaysian Flight MH17 killing all 298 passengers and crew, most of them Dutch citizens.

In the immediate aftermath of the event, and I mean, 'immediate', the Western media and the Western political elite it works for, blamed 'pro-Russian rebels', Russia, and even Vladimir Putin himself for bringing down the plane with a Buk M1 missile. No evidence was presented to back up the claim.

Since then, the 'trial by media' has continued, although still without one shred of evidence that 'Russia did it'. With the 1-year anniversary approaching, CNN released a 'damning' new report citing unnamed "U.S. officials" who said they had seen a draft of the final official report by Dutch investigators due in October this year. The draft apparently reveals shocking new hard evidence in the form of the statement: "Russia did it". Slam dunk!

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US-sponsored human experimentation and mind control increasingly in mainstream media

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The small southeastern French town of Pont Saint Esprit, subject to a CIA bioweapon experiment in 1951.
French TV channel France 3 recently aired a documentary that covered an interesting episode in the long history of CIA abuse of innocent civilians. Although the incident and its context are highly disturbing, it is a testament to the persistence of a select few researchers that their findings are reaching a wider audience.

The show focuses on the 1951 "mass intoxication" case in the French village of Pont Saint Esprit. For one week in August that year, hundreds of villagers suffered from an apparent attack of psychosis that included hallucinations. As a result, seven people died (two of them by suicide) and some sixty were interned in psychiatric hospitals. Just one month after the events, the British Medical Journal explained it away as a case of poisoned bread by ergot mold (a psychedelic mold). However, investigative journalist Hank P. Albarelli Jr has convincingly argued in recent years that this was in fact an experiment carried out jointly by the CIA and the US Army, involving the deliberate use of LSD or a similar psychotropic substance.


The nightmarish scenes of the week that began on the 17th of August 1951 were described as follows:
A French newspaper at the time of the bizarre incident wrote, "It is neither Shakespeare nor Edgar [Allen] Poe. It is, alas, the sad reality all around Pont-St.-Esprit and its environs, where terrifying scenes of hallucinations are taking place. They are scenes straight out of the Middle Ages, scenes of horror and pathos, full of sinister shadows." A brief article in TIME magazine, then a major U.S. news journal, with extremely close ties to the CIA, stated, "Among the stricken, delirium rose: patients thrashed wildly on their beds, screaming that red flowers were blossoming from their bodies." Other newspapers that converged on the scene described people throwing themselves from rooftops, women and men throwing their clothes off and running the streets naked, and children complaining that their stomachs were infested with coils of snakes.

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Greek debt and German hypocrisy

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The rape of Europa by Titian ( c. 1560)
Spanish philosopher Santayana warned that those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it, but a more serious problem than mere historical amnesia is historical revisionism, where whole societies somehow become convinced of something that never happened or just the opposite of what really happened. The history of Greek and German debt is a good example.

Money creation VS debt creation

Debt and money are frequently confused. We read about money creation, "money created out of thin air", and we imagine printing presses spewing out tons of paper bank notes.

The only drawback of money creation is the erosion of the value of the currency (inflation) because of excessive supply. To illustrate this process, imagine a gigantic oil field were to be found in Siberia tomorrow; it would reduce the price for oil because of the increased supply.

In this sense, money creation impacts every operator (banks, states, citizens) holding money, by decreasing the value of their holding. The more money that exists, the less it is valued, like most other commodities.

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The exponential growth of world debt
But today, 97% of digital money is "created" through debts issued by private banks. This means that, today, money is not created to serve economic development or national monetary policies but solely to maximize the profits of private banks.

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Greek People "crucified" by EU 'elite' for wanting social justice

"They crucified Tsipras in there," remarked a senior EU official who had attended yesterday's European Council emergency summit meeting. "Crucified."

Tsipras has certainly had it tough these last few days and weeks, but who is really being "crucified" by this series of intensive meetings that led to yesterday's "agreement" in the "Greek crisis"? Tsipras is the Greek PM and leader of the Syriza party elected in January this year - very much thanks to a middle- and lower-class populist vote. Their mandate, therefore, was to work in the best interests of the Greek people. Unusually for European governments that get elected on a populist ticket, the Syriza government tried to do exactly that.

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Greek "debt crisis": humans must suffer for bankers to profit

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To understand the 'Greek debt crisis', the 'financial crisis' of 2008, the first thing to understand is the unreal or immaterial nature of money and what is called the 'global economy'.

In 2014, a Bank of England report titled: "Money Creation in the Modern Economy" finally admitted what has been known by many for a long time: that 97% of the money supply is now created by banks when they make loans. Most of that money is, and remains throughout its life cycle, digital rather than 'physical' paper money.

Cloud Lightning

SOTT Earth Changes Summary - June 2015: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, and High Strangeness

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With the dollar-led global economy on the verge of systemic collapse, increasing chaos in the political and social spheres is mirrored by climate chaos. In June 2015, thousands of wildfires broke out across western North America, with the entire continent on course for its fieriest season in recorded history. June is the peak of tornado season in the US, but the intensity of the storms that brought them was stunning. The worst death toll from a tornado occurred in central China, where a waterspout capsized a cruise ship on the Yangtze River.

The record May rainfall in Texas and Louisiana... just kept falling out of the sky last month, with the Red River reaching its highest level in 70 years. Parts of southern China also saw their worst flooding in over 70 years. Localized flash-flooding struck the world over, not least in Accra, capital of Ghana, where hundreds were killed when a gas station exploded. Tbilisi, Georgia, was similarly impacted when a 'wall of water' washed through, killing 20 people and half the city zoo's animals. Other capitals inundated in deluges last month include Ankara, Bangkok, and Madrid, while Oman saw 5 years' worth of rain... in a single day.

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Intense monsoon rains last month also killed thousands of wild animals at a sanctuary in India, while thousands of pigs drowned in southern China's floods. Animal die-offs included millions of crabs on the Californian coast, and hundreds of thousands of antelope in Kazakhstan. The heatwave that killed thousands in India in May moved into Pakistan last month, where it killed some 1,200 people. In normally hot, dry climates, there were yet more bizarre scenes of inches - and sometimes FEET - of hail trapping cars on roads. While Alaska baked in record hot temperatures, Norway had five times more snow cover than normal for June.

In addition to auroras and noctilucent clouds being seen much further south than usual, strange objects or lights in the sky were caught on camera, including three objects leaving Earth's atmosphere. Strong seismic activity came in the form of another powerful eruption of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung, while Malaysia was hit with its strongest earthquake since 1976. There is also incredible footage of enormous sinkholes opening up across the US in June, swallowing moving cars, roads, driveways, backyards, and golf greens. And don't miss the eruption of multiple methane-infused mud geysers on another golf course in Canada!