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Is the engineered chaos of the 2016 election a good thing?

It's always important to keep a strong perspective on reality and the objective truth about what is happening even though we ourselves (readers, truth seekers) are humans with principles, passion, interests, needs and emotions. These are factors which sometimes can make objectivity difficult to see. Yes, we all have human attributes meant for our own good and for survival which, if not carefully handled, can make us vulnerable to deep state propaganda, political strategies, psychological operations and political agendas. This is saying a lot so let's break this down and see if we can apply some principles that make this reality easier to understand.

Engineered chaos

The first point I want to emphasize as I did in several articles of the past month or so is that no one should be mistaken, in America we are smack in the middle of an engineered chaos. That's right. Political chaos that was planned and desired by the ruling elite. Nothing going on now is by coincidence. If anyone thinks the revelations, leaks, surprises, shocking news, infighting, controversies, division, accusations and political clashes of the past months is spontaneous and coincidental then you are far too naive to comprehend what we are about to discuss. Please try to see how politics in the year 2016 with all the technology available, the global agendas of the elite, the opportunity to control resources and the trillions of dollars at stake is indeed all by design. The ruling elite can and thus WILL always try to steer humanity in the direction of their liking. This basic reality of the ruling elite pulling the strings at the highest level is the fundamental basis to understanding how the world works today. For everyone else who understands this, let's move on.

Engineered chaos and the orchestration of division, strife and clashes of ideology leading to civil unrest and ultimately the fracturing of nation-states is the standard mechanism by which the US empire has exerted its domination over nation-states, especially since the creation of the CIA in 1947. This is how the US overthrows governments.

Brick Wall

'Absolute madness': Munich suburb to separate child refugees, residents with barrier taller than Berlin Wall

© Ruptly
A town in Germany is erecting an enormous wall to separate its residents from refugees housed at a local migrant camp. The controversial 4-meter (13.1ft) barrier will stand higher than the Berlin Wall.

Located in the Munich suburb of Neuperlach Sud, the stone wall is aimed at dividing the town's families from around 160 unaccompanied child refugees who are set to move into a nearby shelter currently under construction.

The wall's construction is being seen as a compromise between angry residents and the local government after seven locals previously filed a complaint against the shelter, Welt reported.

Those against the shelter have argued that the site will cause the value of their homes to plummet, and have raised fears about noise coming from the site. The nearest houses to the shelter are located 25 meters (82ft) away, and are separated from the construction by trees and a road, according to Ruptly.

Bullseye

Life under Daesh: Women who escaped Mosul describe atrocities

© Sputnik/Hikmet Durgun
In an interview a Sputnik Turkiye correspondent, women who escaped from Mosul during an operation by the Iraqi Army and Kurdish forces spoke about what they went through in the Daesh-controlled city.

Now, these women have joined many other refugees at a camp in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan. The operation to liberate Mosul, which involves the Iraqi military and Kurdish forces and is backed by aircraft from the US-led coalition, started on October 17. Earlier, the Iraqi Army announced they had cleared more than two thousand Daesh militants in Mosul since the beginning of the operation.

liyye Bozan asked not to have pictures taken of her and her children.
"Our relatives are still in Mosul and we don't want to endanger them. We're still afraid of Daesh because it's impossible to forget what we've lived through in Mosul. They [Daesh] killed civilians and jihadists guilty of misconduct by stoning," she told Sputnik Turkiye.

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Handcuffs

Nanny State hysteria: Single mom arrested, facing jail time for participating in Facebook food group

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Mariza Ruelas told a local TV station she simply sold some food occasionally through a community Facebook group out of Stockton, Calif., called "209 Food Spot."
A single mother of six is now facing down the possibility of being kidnapped by the state and thrown in a cage, away from her children, for a year — for participating in a voluntary Facebook food group.

For years, Mariza Reulas and others enjoyed the fine recipes and food trading in the social media group called 209 Food Spot on Facebook. According to Reulas, this group was a place where people could share recipes, organize potlucks, and, on occasion, sell some of their food to willing neighbors.

"Somebody would be like, 'Oh I don't have anything to trade you but I would love to buy a plate,' like they'd be off of work," Reulas explained to FOX 40.

However, in the ostensible land of the free, selling a food dish to a willing buyer is akin to rape — or, considering the 3-month sentence of convicted rapist Brock Turner — selling food is far worse than rape, according to the state.

The incident began last December when someone contacted Reulas to purchase a dish of her highly desired homemade ceviche. So, like she always did, Reulas made her signature dish and prepped it for who she thought was a willing customer. However, this was no customer — it was an undercover agent from San Joaquin County.

Sherlock

'Pipelines leak': Expert finds government downplayed DAPL impact on tribe & water

© Photo: Tony Webster / Earthjustice
The Dakota Access Pipeline being installed between farms, as seen from 50th Avenue in New Salem, North Dakota.
Standing Rock Sioux chairman says Army Corps must deny pipeline crossing easement, in light of new review

An independent pipeline expert has concluded that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' environmental assessment (EA) of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) is insufficient and fails to account for the impact on tribal members, prompting the Standing Rock Sioux to demand that the federal agency "revisit" its approval of the controversial project.

The review, commissioned by the tribe, found that the Army Corps' EA "understates the risk of pipeline failure and related oil release from this pipeline impacting Lake Oahe and the Missouri River," determined (PDF) Richard Kuprewicz, a pipeline engineer with the consulting firm Accufacts, Inc..

Earthjustice, which is representing the Standing Rock Sioux in its litigation against the Corps, outlined additional "areas of deficiency" identified in the review:
  1. Shoddy pipeline construction
  2. The risks posed by landslides were underestimated
  3. Lack of proper safety constructions to contain spills
  4. Failure to review impact to residents and environment downstream of the site
  5. A risk review of industry spills and containment at similar sites that document problematic regulatory oversight of the industry in North Dakota
In a letter (PDF) sent late last week to Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Standing Rock Sioux chairman Dave Archambault II presents Kuprewicz's findings in contrast to the EA's determination that building a pipeline across Lake Oahe "will not affect members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe or the Tribal reservation."

Heart - Black

Belgian man of African descent has eyes gouged out in freak attack in Brussels

© Reuters
A Belgian of African origin has had his eyes gouged out in a freak attack in Brussels, local media report. The man was taken to a hospital after an eyewitness called police, but his assailant fled, and their identity and motive are still unknown.

The 33-year-old, whose name has not been disclosed, was found with his face covered in blood lying in the street in Brussels' Ixelles neighborhood at around 3am on Sunday, local news outlet Derniere heure reported, citing police sources.

V

So much for democracy: London police planning crackdown on annual Guy Fawkes Night protests (Update)

© Stefan Wermuth / Reuters
A supporter of the activist group Anonymous gestures during a protest in London, Britain November 5, 2015.
London police are planning a crackdown this year's Million Mask March, the Anonymous movement's annual Guy Fawkes Night protest. A curfew and restrictions on assembly will be imposed to stop "masked criminals seeking to run amok."

Hundreds of protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks, popularized by the graphic novel and movie V for Vendetta, will march on Westminster to protest "austerity measures" and "unelected power."

However, the Metropolitan Police want to stop a repeat of last year's disorder, when protesters hurled fireworks and debris at officers. More than 50 people were arrested for multiple offences.

Comment: Remember Remember... why we don't need them!

Update: From RT:
London police have arrested 53 participants of an annual Million Mask March on Saturday, who took to London streets up to protest inequality and censorship. While minor clashes broke out between some of the activists and police, the rally was largely peaceful.

For its part, police accused protesters of throwing fireworks at police and lightning flares. In its official statement, police, however, admitted that "the majority of those taking part were peaceful," adding that no injuries were inflicted by the fireworks.



USA

Poll shows Trump with 2 point lead, despite 'November surprise'

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Donald Trump opened up a two-point lead over Hillary Clinton, despite news that the FBI will not indict Clinton for her email server.
With one day to go, Donald Trump extended his lead over Hillary Clinton, 43% to 41%, according to the latest IBD/TIPP presidential tracking poll. That comes after a third bombshell from FBI Director James Comey, who announced Sunday he would not indict Clinton for her email scandal.

Trump's two-point lead now matches his largest so far during the 20 days of polling.

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson gets 6% of the vote, Green Party candidate Jill Stein just 2%.

In a two-way matchup that excludes the two third-party candidates, however, Clinton still holds a 43% to 42% lead over Trump, with 9% of those responding saying they were "unsure" for whom they would vote.

The unrounded poll numbers give Trump a 2.4 percentage point advantage over Clinton in the four-way race, 43.1% to 40.7%. Trump and Clinton had essentially been deadlocked for four days through Friday, but Trump moved into the lead Saturday and widened it on Sunday on a steady drumbeat of news surrounding Hillary Clinton's emails.

Also in the unrounded tally, Johnson now has 6.3% to Stein's 2.2%.

Cookies

Election chaos fears have Americans stockpiling survival food


A handout image showing a one-year supply of food for four people. My Patriot Supply
In case of an election night Doomsday, preppers are running up sales of emergency survival food.

While sales for "long term food" typically see an increase around natural disasters and elections, "this is more intense than what we saw in 2012," said Keith Bansemer, VP of marketing for My Patriot Supply, a manufacturer and seller of survival food. During the previous election his company saw sales double. This time it's triple.

"We have everyone we can on the phones," he said. "We are overwhelmed."

Purchases at other long term food supply companies are up as well. Emergency preparedness online store TheEpicenter reports a 6 percent uptick in year over year sales.

Magnify

Epidemic of birth defects and cancer in Iraq after US-led war

© Reuters
An M1A1 Abrams tank with the 2nd Tank Battalion returns fires into a building after U.S. Marines came under attack in Falluja, in this handout photo released December 16, 2004.
Samples taken from Iraqi children living in Iraqi cities bombed during the US-led campaign show lead poisoning, which is a result of pollution caused by American military bases and the war, says Mozhgan Savabieasfahani, an environmental toxicologist.

November 7 will mark 12 years since the beginning of the Second Battle of Fallujah in 2004, which was conducted by US, Iraqi and British troops. The US-led assault on Fallujah, a stronghold of the Iraqi insurgency west of Baghdad, became one of the major operations during the Iraq war.

It's alleged that chemical weapons could have been used during the bombardment. Many scientists and researchers believe that an increased rate of health problems among the Fallujah population, including birth defects and cancer, are consequences of those attacks.