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Olympics Hype Highlights Grim Reality

Olympics Hype Highlights Grim Reality

Most spectators in stadiums are foreign tourists. Brazilians themselves scorn the Olympics as a form of “bread and circuses.”

WikiLeaks Exposes Hillary’s Stunning Connection to ISIS — Mainstream Media Blackout Ensues

“Hillary’s hacked emails include info on Hillary arming jihadists,”

America's Oligarchs Support Clinton Almost Unanimously

America’s Oligarchs Support Clinton Almost Unanimously

Virtually all of the U.S. oligarchs are backing only one candidate: they have united around Clinton. Eric Zuesse explains

Man yelling 'Allahu Akbar!' wounds two Belgian police in machete attack

Man yelling ‘Allahu Akbar!’ wounds two Belgian police in machete attack

Machete wielding attacker wounds two female Belgium police officers before being shot dead

India Feeds Thousands of Workers in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait

Falling oil prices have left more than 10,000 migrant workers unemployed and stranded in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

A pro-Russia rebel stands guard in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Oct. 29, 2015. Click to enlarge

Russian Troop Buildup Along Ukraine Border Raises War Fears

Tensions mount on Russia’s border with Ukraine

Satanic Temple seeks to start after-school programs in nine US districts

Satanic Temple seeks to start after-school programs in nine US districts

Group says that it could pose a tough legal fight if its requests are denied

Russell Square: Woman, 60, killed and five people injured in knife rampage

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said early indications suggest mental health played a “significant factor” in the attack but terrorism remains “an active line of inquiry”

Prominent AFP Clinton Researcher Found Dead

Prominent AFP Clinton Researcher Found Dead

Although his family maintain that there was no evidence of foul play, we can’t but wonder if he wasn’t suicided so as not hinder Hillary’s bid for the White House?

Korryn Gaines pulled over by cops in March 2016!

When Korryn Gaines was pulled over for traffic violations in March she warned police “you guys are going to take me away from here in a body bag”. Less than six months later she was dead, allegedly shot by police.

Wreckage of the Russian Mi-8 shot down over Idlib province. Click to enlarge

Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, fate of 5 unknown

No doubt shot down with U.S. made weapons supplied by ‘Western allies’ in the gulf states

Hillary Lead Over Trump Surges After Reuters "Tweaks" Poll

Hillary Lead Over Trump Surges After Reuters “Tweaks” Poll

Reuters caught ‘revising’ (rigging) poll results. Tyler durden explains

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 27: Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta attempts to quiet the crowd during his speech on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25.   Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

Chants: NO MORE WAR! during Leon Panetta speech – Democratic National Convention

Vocal protesters drown out Leon Panetta’s speech at the DNC

Report: Mexico Wants To Build Trump’s Wall To Stop Illegal Immigration

There is one small caveat, however. Mac Slavo explains

United Nations (UN) representative and former Goldman Sachs banker Peter Sutherland

Migration Chief: Europe Must Open Its Borders To All, Including Economic Migrants

One of the elite’s prime objectives, advocated by UN Representative for Migration, former Goldman Sachs banker Peter Sutherland

Man kills 19 in knife attack at centre for disabled in Japan

The sole suspect turned himself over to police saying : “I want to get rid of the disabled from this world.”

Employee suspended for ‘hate crime’ of believing in two genders beats the charges

At its most extreme, political correctness verges on sheer insanity. Leaving one to wonder: is it a manifestation of mental illness?

Troops patrol French streets following the Charlie Hebdo attack. Click to enlarge

Germany prepares to smash last post- Nazi taboo by deploying armed soldiers on the streets in peacetime after Munich shooting

Exactly as the French have done.

The Olympics as a tool in the new Cold War

A little background to the banning of the Russian team from competing at the Rio Olympics

Heavily armed police forces operate at Karlsplatz (Stachus) square after a shooting in the Olympia shopping centre was reported in Munich, southern Germany, Friday, July 22, 2016. (Andreas Gebert/dpa via AP)

Munich shooting: Teen who killed nine ‘had no Isis links’

Claims by Munich police chief that shooting was “a classic killing spree” have been affirmed by a correspondent familiar with the area where the shooting took place