Monday, December 26, 2016

The United States’ Highest Paid Climate Change Expert Has Been Sentenced to 32 Months in Federal Prison on Fraud Charges.

by Baxter Dmitry, Your News Wire:
The highest paid climate change “expert” in the country says he “got a rush” out of lying
The United States’ highest paid climate change expert has been sentenced to 32 months in federal prison on fraud charges.
John C. Beale’s crimes were “inexplicable” and “unbelievably egregious,” said Judge Ellen Huvelle in imposing the sentence in a Washington. D.C. federal court.
Beale drew a $200,000 plus salary per year and regularly travelled around the world staying high end hotels – all at the taxpayer’s expense – while claiming to be saving the world from global warming as well as working for the CIA on covert assignments.
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There Are No Terrorists? Counterterrorism = Supporting Terrorism? Western Governments Are Supporting Terrorist Organizations Which They are Allegedly Combating

by Prof Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research:
The Western media in chorus is accusing the Syrian government and its allies including Russia and Iran of “crimes against humanity” for having liberated Aleppo from the clutch of Al Qaeda terrorists. “Putin and Assad could face justice for war crimes in Syria” according to the Washington Post.
In the media coverage of Aleppo, the Al Qaeda affiliated terrorists are casually described as opposition “rebels” waging a “revolution” against the government of Bashar al Assad, who is portrayed as a “dictator”.
The media propaganda campaign has gone into high gear. The words “Al Qaeda”, “Al Nusra” or “terrorists” are simply not mentioned in recent media reports. It never happened. “Opposition rebels” committed to democracy have been crushed by the Russians, according to “authoritative” media sources.
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Wikileaks Has Denied Russia was Source for DNC Leaks 5 TIMES – Media Still Refuses to Report It

by Claire Bernish, via Intellihub:
That Russian hackers somehow compromised the U.S. presidential elections to install Donald Trump so fits the political establishment’s preferred narrative, any information to the contrary — even from the mouths of people with direct knowledge — has been brutally criticized, and even labeled “fake.”
While certain unnamed officials in the CIA — and the once-illustrious Washington Post and New York Times — might implore Americans to believe shady Russian government actors hacked into the email systems of the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta, they have yet to offer a shred of evidence to back this claim.
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How Americans Spent Their Money In The Last 75 Years (In 1 Simple Chart)

Consumer spending makes up a large percentage of the United States economy. We all have bills to pay and mouths to feed, but where do Americans spend their money? Here is a breakdown of how Americans spent their money in the last 75 years...

The Bank of Japan Was The Top Buyer Of Japanese Stocks In 2016

The Bank of Japan is set to become the biggest buyer of exchange-traded funds in 2016 for the second straight year. According to data through Thursday, the value of the BOJ's ETF purchases this year has topped 4.3 trillion yen, up 40% from 2015. As a result, the BOJ "will become the largest buyer of ETFs this year," according to Mizuho Securities.

Is This The Real Reason Obama Tried To Kill The Coal Industry?

Bah, Humbug...

"Why I'm Hopeful"

Why am I hopeful? the Status Quo is devolving, and a better way of living lies just beyond the corrupt, wasteful, ruinous consumerist debt/financial tyranny we now inhabit.

Obama: "I Am Confident" I Would Have Won This Election

"I am confident in this vision because I'm confident that if I had run again and articulated it, I think I could've mobilized a majority of the American people to rally behind it."

Mega-Regions: What If We Redrew State Boundaries Today?

Most state boundaries were drawn during the 17th to 19th centuries. Many of the decisions were arbitrary or political. What might a map of the United States look like if we started fresh today?

Davos Staff May Sleep In Shipping Containers As Billionaires Swarm Resort

The 2017 Davos conference has sold out within days, and for 2018 it is thought there just won’t be enough hotel rooms to go round. As a result the organisers are taking desperate measures by putting people up in shipping containers in car parks.

Iran Negotiated Boeing Plane Purchases At Half Price

"Boeing has announced that its IranAir contract is worth $16.6 billion. However, considering the nature of our order and its choice possibilities, the purchase contract for 80 Boeing aircraft is worth about 50 percent of that amount," said Deputy Transport Minister Asghar Fakhrieh-Kashan, quoted by Iran's IRNA state news agency.

Bundesbank Repatriates Gold From New York, Paris "Faster Than Planned"

In 2016 the Bundesbank repatriated more of its gold than planned, as it moved toward relocating half of the world's second-largest reserve at home. "We brought back significantly more gold to Germany in 2016 again than initially planned. By now, almost half of the gold reserves are in Germany," Buba president Jens Weidmann said.

Chinese Carrier Sails By Taiwan, Enters Contested South China Sea

A group of Chinese warships led by the country's sole aircraft carrier passed south of Taiwan on Monday, and entered the top half of the South China Sea, in what China has termed a routine exercise, but is meant to be a show of force by Beijing the escalating diplomatic spat between China, the US and Taiwan.

Global Shares Trade Mixed In Thin Holiday Trade; Yen Rises As China Rebounds

With most global market closed for Christmas holiday, and traders taking the day and the week off, global stocks traded mixed in thin, subdued conditions. Japanese shares fell as the yen gained against the dollar for the fourth straight day after the release of BOJ Minutes and a Kuroda speech, while Chinese equities recovered from earlier losses.

Obama Quietly Signs The "Countering Disinformation And Propaganda Act" Into Law

"Our enemies are using foreign propaganda and disinformation against us and our allies, and so far the U.S. government has been asleep at the wheel. But today... with this bill now law, we are finally signaling that enough is enough; the United States will no longer sit on the sidelines. We are going to confront this threat head-on." - Sen. Rob Portman.

A Loser's Malice: What's Behind Obama's Attacks On Putin

Relations between Russian president Vladimir Putin and US president Barack Obama are poisoned and irretrievably damaged. It’s therefore a good thing that Obama is leaving office on 20 January. Bad US-Russian relations are of course nothing new. Since the Anglo-American war against Iraq in 2003, the US-Russian relationship has been headed downhill. For Obama, it appears that everything has gotten personal.

The 'Triggered' 12 Days Of Trumpian Christmas


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