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B Blake: Government lawyer appointed for Boston Marathon Bombing trial faced allegations of serious professional misconduct Prosecutors in the Boston Marathon bombing case have added a new specialist lawyer to their team - yet Steven Mellin was accused of serious professional misconduct in a previous death penatly case.
Rick Lanahan: *The Conservative Era (The Era where the people and the earth lost their rights) The Conservative Era (The Era where the people and the earth lost their rights) 2 
Eric Zuesse: Leading German Journalist Admits CIA 'Bribed' Him and Other Leaders of the Western 'Press' Leading journalist says that almost all of the 'news' media are bought and paid for, not for the public, but against them -- totally corrupt. 3 

Barry Sussman: Federal Prosecutors Continue to Defy Holder Article discusses how federal prosecutors are resisting call for sentencing reform by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. 1 

How the NSA Helped Turkey Kill Kurdish Rebels "Several Turkish F-16 fighter jets bombed a caravan of villagers that night, apparently under the belief that they were guerilla fighters with the separatist Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK). The group was returning from northern Iraq and their mules were loaded down with fuel canisters and other cargo. They turned out to be smugglers, not PKK fighters. Some 34 people died in the attack. "An American Predator drone flying ove...

Clifford Johnson: Ninth Circuit Leaves Door Open To Suit Against GAO Re Coins Act In affirming dismissal of a suit alleging Treasury misrepresentation impairing the right to petition for new issues of United States currency versus Federal Reserve currency, the Ninth Circuit left open the door to a suit against the GAO re its Coins Act benefit estimates. The Coins Act proposes to replace all $1 Federal Reserve notes with $1 United States coins. 3 

Anthony Kalamar: Will Consumers Sue California over Uninsured Pseudo-Taxis? For the last year or so, one of the tech world's most entertaining sideshows has been the hearings held by the California Public Utilities Commission over how to regulate taxi-like "ridesharing" or "transportation network carrier" companies such as Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar. 2 

Government Cover-up of the Cannibalization of the U.S. Economy in the Making This article discusses a proposal "that factoryless goods producers (FGPs) be classified" as manufacturers, which will dramatically alter the way government keeps statistics on domestic industries. If adopted, starting in 2017 this will enable future U.S. administrations to cover up the cannibalization of our economy. This cannibalization has been going on for at least 4 decades as a result of the unresponsiveness of U.S. adm... 1 
B Blake: Fifth man due in court over links to Boston Marathon bombings A fifth man has been arrested and indicted in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings and is due in court later on May 30.

Ward Jordan: NBA Commissioner's Zero-Tolerance Leadership: A Management Model for the Federal Workforce Civil rights group supporting federal employees facing race discrimination issues a statement applauding the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Commissioner, Adam Silver for taking a zero-tolerance stand in the wake of Donald Sterling's (La Clipper's owner) racially offensive comments. 1 
Lionel Reynolds: Polish Foreign Minister claims US troops to be deployed in Poland - USA to 'Re-Pivot' to Europe. US Ground forces to be deployed to Poland? How far is the USA prepared to go? 2 

Eric Zuesse: Retiring Obama Administration Prosecutor Says the SEC Is Corrupt; Prior Reports Indicate Administration's Corruption The testimony and investigations show Obama to be astoundingly corrupt. 85 

David Whitfield: No Justice for Keaton Otis yet... US DoJ v City of Portland Update of US DoJ vs City of Portland on excessive use of force by Portland Police Bureau and how the DoJ avoided investigating the police killing of Keaton Otis, stopped and shot 23 times for wearing a hoodie. Keaton Otis had no police record, no contraband in his car, which belonged to his mother. No drugs or alcohol. A gun was found an hour later and police claimed he'd shot a cop... but no evidence has ever been presented. 1 

Fannie, Freddie exit bill at last In the beginning, many people were able to purchase a home who, otherwise, might not have been able to do so or who would have had to wait longer to accumulate a higher down payment. On the other hand, the FHA-induced easy credit began to push up the price of houses for the middle class, and that quickly offset any real advantage of the subsidy. The voters, however, were not perceptive enough to understand this canceling effec...

Fire sale of US Treasuries is a warning of acute stress across the world Somebody is a selling a fistful of US Treasuries. It could be Russia, or China, Turkey, South Africa, or Indonesia, or all frantically selling bonds at the same time for different reasons. We don’t yet know. All we know is that the US Federal Reserve’s custody holdings on behalf of foreign central banks plunged by $106bn in the week ending March 12, the biggest one-week drop on record.

(Release): At hearing with Federal Reserve Nominees, to End Too Big To Fail Policies At today's hearing of the Senate Banking Committee, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), chairman of the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, urged Dr. Stanley Fischer, Jerome Powell, and Lael Brainard, nominees for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, to pursue fiscal policies that support Main Street by ending "Too Big To Fail" policies that hold hardworking Americans ...

Fed Nominee Fischer Says Expansionary Monetary Policy Needed The Monetary Control Act of 1980 has made it possible for the Creature to monetize virtually any debt instrument, including IOUs from foreign governments. The apparent purpose of this legislation is to make it possible to bail out those governments that are having trouble paying the interest on their loans from American banks. When the Fed creates fiat American dollars to give foreign governments in exchange for their worthles...

Don't challenge J.P. Morgan's settlement with the government A nonprofit called Better Markets announced last Monday that it is suing the Justice Department for settling its case against J.P. Morgan in secret. The DoJ accepted the equivalent of five months of profit from the United States’ largest bank for negligence thath contributed to the 2008 mortgage crisis. “The Wall Street bailouts were bad enough, but now taxpayers are being forced to accept a secretive backroom deal that...

Bernake hangs out with governors and works on Ukraine loan package More gifts of U.S. taxpayers' money as Quantitative Easing to Ukraine, which will never be repaid, just so that banks can earn money, which doesn't exist, on these loans. The dollar used as monopoly paper. Legalized counterfeiting by the Fed made legal by Congress and ruled constitutional by the Supreme Court even though the Constitution states it is unconstitutional. Please spare me the platitudes and the deceit. There ar...
What you need to know about the Federal reserve New Cast Members Stanley Fischer: The former governor of the Bank of Israel is a giant in the world of central banking, as Wonkblog has repeatedly pointed out here and here. As a professor at MIT, he mentored an all-star cast of students that includes former Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and former chief White House economist Greg Mankiw. He battled the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s as th... 2 
Farid Khavari: Florida’s seniors are being ripped off. Florida’s seniors are being ripped off for thousands of dollars per year. Read what an independent governor will do for Florida’s seniors that no Democrat or Republican will ever do.
Marcia G. Yerman: Madeleine Albright: We Are Not Doing Enough to Counter Climate Deniers Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright talks about why climate change is both a national and international issue. 5 
Smoking Gun: DEA Trains Local Cops to Use False Evidence New disclosures now allow us to see online the DEA training manuals with which Drug Enforcement Administration agents are taught to coach local police departments across the country how to lie about their chains of evidence and sources, how to willfully violate the law and cover their tracks in thousands or tens of thousands of cases every year in order to fill the cells of the US prison state with drug defendants.
Eric Zuesse: America's Religiosity Is Increasing: Gallup Religiosity is increasing in almost every state. 27 

Brian Lynch: Obama to Expand Executive Authority, Says Ezra Klein In a Lecture at Drew University the evening following President Obama's 2014 State of the Union Address, Ezra Klein expressed his view that Obama will expand his executive authority over the next few years to fill the power vaccuum left by our polarized and disfunctional legislature. 4 

Lakota Law Project: New Petition to "Free Lakota Children from State Kidnapping" Attracts Record Signatures New Petition to "Free Lakota Children from State Kidnapping" Attracts Record Signatures - More than 15,000 Sign in First Week 3 

Joseph Zernik: Occupy Tel Aviv: Police, Municipality rampage in unique case of government corruption, Human Rights abuse Israel Police and the Tel Aviv Municipality colluded in a month long operation of fraud, extortion, and vandalism against the homeless and dispossessed, under the color of law, through the enforcement of non-existent "Eviction Decrees" or "Demolition Decrees". At the explicit request of Member of Knesset Galon, criminal complaint was filed against the Tel Aviv Police Commander with the State Prosecution, Police Investigations 1 
Bill Willers: The King Assassination and Pretense Cites 1999 trial conclusion that King was assassinated by a conspiracy involving the US Government and mainstream media's shunning of the trial. 2 
Paula J Caplan: Workplace Sexism Causes Human Rights Violations, Major ReportShows A major report from the EEOC's work group on barriers facedby women employees in the federal government shows significant consequencesof ongoing sexism 5 

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