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IDF holds drill simulating mass missile attacks across Israel

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Home Front Command drill in Tel Aviv
Home Front Command launches fifth major drill to prepare civilians in case of attack; sirens to sound across country on Wednesday, when citizens will be requested to retreat to nearby shelters.

The Israel Defense Forces began a nation-wide Home Front defense drill on Sunday, to prepare security forces for an array of possible attacks.

The exercise, codenamed Turning Point 5, includes a number of scenarios, including a strike on a power plant, missiles being fired at targets across the country and one of hackers breaching into key Israeli computer systems.

Bizarro Earth

Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal

Joel Salatin
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Joel Salatin, Manager of Polyface Farms
Everything I want to do is illegal. As if a highly bureaucratic regulatory system was not already in place, 9/11 fueled renewed acceleration to eliminate freedom from the countryside. Every time a letter arrives in the mail from a federal or state agriculture department my heart jumps like I just got sent to the principal's office.

And it doesn't stop with agriculture bureaucrats. It includes all sorts of government agencies, from zoning, to taxing, to food inspectors. These agencies are the ultimate extension of a disconnected, Greco-Roman, Western, egocentric, compartmentalized, reductionist, fragmented, linear thought process.

On-farm Processing

I want to dress my beef and pork on the farm where I've coddled and raised it. But zoning laws prohibit slaughterhouses on agricultural land. For crying out loud, what makes more holistic sense than to put abattoirs where the animals are? But no, in the wisdom of Western disconnected thinking, abattoirs are massive centralized facilities visited daily by a steady stream of tractor trailers and illegal alien workers.

But what about dressing a couple of animals a year in the backyard? How can that be compared to a ConAgra or Tyson facility? In the eyes of the government, the two are one and the same. Every T-bone steak has to be wrapped in a half-million dollar facility so that it can be sold to your neighbor. The fact that I can do it on my own farm more cleanly, more responsibly, more humanely, more efficiently, and in a more environmentally friendly manner doesn't matter to the government agents who walk around with big badges on their jackets and wheelbarrow-sized regulations tucked under their arms.

OK, so I take my animals and load them onto a trailer for the first time in their life to send them up the already clogged interstate to the abattoir to await their appointed hour with a shed full of animals of dubious extraction. They are dressed by people wearing long coats with deep pockets with whom I cannot even communicate. The carcasses hang in a cooler alongside others that were not similarly cared for in life. After the animals are processed, I return to the facility hoping to retrieve my meat.

When I return home to sell these delectable packages, the county zoning ordinance says that this is a manufactured product because it exited the farm and was reimported as a value-added product, thereby throwing our farm into the Wal-Mart category, another prohibition in agricultural areas. Just so you understand this, remember that an on-farm abattoir was illegal, so I took the animals to a legal abattoir, but now the selling of said products in an on-farm store is illegal.

Eye 2

Bilderberg 2011: The tipping point

Fu Ying Bilderberg
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Fu Ying
What we have learned from this year's Bilderberg conference

This year, Bilderberg was bigger than ever. Bigger crowds, bigger names, more coverage. So here, starting with about the least most important thing, is what I've learned from this year's Bilderberg summit in St Moritz. I've got a bit of a crush on the Chinese vice-minister for foreign affairs

Move over Queen Beatrix. Fu Ying is my new postergirl. I can't help myself. She just seems so ... fun.

Always hopping about, taking photos of wild flowers, pointing at the view, laughing - she's like, I don't know, a normal person or something. I look at Ying and have to wonder if China's really such an oppressive place after all. It can't be! Not with people like lovely Fu Ying running it. I think we've been misinformed. Western lies. Fu is the real China.

Marcus Agius Bilderberg
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Marcus Agius
The BBC turned up!

But only in the form of Marcus Agius, the senior non-executive director on the BBC's executive board. He's also chairman of Barclays, and extremely well connected. Here he is, queuing to get on a private jet home.

Also on board was Washington hawk, and one of Bilderberg's nastiest pieces of work, Richard Perle. Boy, that's someone you don't want to get stuck next to on flight. I bet he really hogs the armrest.

Bad Guys

'Senator Schumer Turning US into Islamophobic Police State'

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Middle East Analyst Maidhc 'O Cathail, accuses New York Senator Charles Schumer of turning the United States into "an Islamophobic police state". He told Press TV's U.S. Desk on Thursday that Schumer is "yet another reminder of who is stoking fear of Muslims in America."

'O Cathail also said that "Senator Schumer told a Jewish radio show that Hasham - an orthodox Jewish name for 'God' - gave him his name 'Schumer' which means guardian, so that he can fulfill the very important role in the U.S. Senate as the guardian of Israel."

He added, "presumably Schumer's God-given role also includes turning the country he is actually paid to represent, the United Sates, into an Islamophobic police state."

Bad Guys

No Fly Zones Appear Across U.S. At Unprecedented Pace As Events Ramp-UP

As you know I have been following the earth changes since the event that many believe place around June 6, 2011. I have documented the new norther sunrise and have received hundreds of reports from around the world.

Local reports in and around the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant suggest that the waters are expected to rise at least 5 more feet.

Suspicious military movements have been spotted within the Continental United States, including unmarked vehicles and soldiers.

Here is a video regarding the nuclear plant in Nebraska:


Dollar

The Bizarre saga

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The Word bizarre means something strange or weird or very difficult to explain. Could the operators of this mega fraud have given the name Bizarre deliberately so that they could laugh at the many thousands of victims for their folly of jumping on to the bandwagons of money chain? The mindset of the Malayali is something that eludes comprehension.

To be sure this is not going to be the last of the queer acts of scoundrels, who have been bidding for the most opportune time to hit at the weakest point of a human being - that is greed. The urge to make a quick buck! Most people here long to become millionaires overnight. And they seem to be willing to fall headlong into these traps.

The money chains are quite obvious traps. No man of reason can conceive the idea of a magic wand doubling the money you invest just in three years - that too after taking away a considerably big amount from it as commission to the agents, who succeed in enticing the customers into it. That those few agents who are at the uppermost rung of the money chain gain the most, and those thousands at the lower most rung lose everything is the proven fact.

Arrow Down

International Debt Crisis: IMF warns US and EU that they are 'playing with fire'

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Riots: coming to a town near you soon.
The International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for U.S. economic growth on Friday and warned Washington and debt-ridden European countries that they are "playing with fire" unless they take immediate steps to reduce their budget deficits.

The IMF, in its regular assessment of global economic prospects, said bigger threats to growth had emerged since its previous report in April, citing the euro zone debt crisis and signs of overheating in emerging market economies.

The Washington-based global lender forecast that U.S. gross domestic product would grow a tepid 2.5 percent this year and 2.7 percent in 2012. In its forecast just two months ago, it had expected 2.8 percent and 2.9 percent growth, respectively.

War Whore

Libya: 7 more civilians killed in NATO airstrike

At least seven civilians in Libya have been killed by a NATO airstrike which hit a residential area overnight. Earlier, the Alliance confirmed it had mistakenly attacked rebel forces, but the number killed in that friendly-fire attack is not known. In the middle of the night, Tripoli's Souk al-Juma district was woken up by a blast, when a bomb, or several bombs, landed in this residential area. Several three-story buildings have been destroyed as a result. According to initial reports, four families -- 12 to 14 people -- resided there, and at least seven inhabitants have been killed, while some are still missing.


Vader

Axis of Evil drone strikes have killed over 130 in Yemen in recent weeks - Has President Saleh been ousted?

The West is weighing in to Yemen's ongoing unrest - with deadly force. Officials in the troubled country say U.S. drone strikes have killed over a hundred people, including civilians, in the past two weeks. Now, the UK's preparing attack helicopters and commando squads for possible action in Yemen.


Star of David

Israeli troops cross into Lebanon

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Israeli soldiers set out with glee to terrorise more people
Israeli troops have once again crossed into Lebanon in a failed kidnapping operation inside the country in clear defiance of a UN Security Council resolution.

Israeli troops crossed the border and entered the village of Kfar Shouba on Friday to abduct Lebanese Shepherd Ala Nabaa, a Press TV correspondent reported, adding that the Lebanese national; however, managed to escape.

Meanwhile, four Israeli warplanes violated Lebanese airspace, flying over different parts of the country for more than two hours, a statement released by the Lebanese military read on Friday.

The latest intrusion comes one day after an Israeli reconnaissance plane entered Lebanon's southern airspace and remained in Lebanese territory for almost 24 hours.

Israel violates Lebanon's airspace on an almost daily basis, claiming the flights serve surveillance purposes.