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NY Democrat Stole Hurricane Funds And Tried To Cover It UP

Another day, another corruption scandal involving a Democrat. New York Assemblywoman Pamela Harris, who claims to be an advocate for the poor, was charged with stealing Hurricane Sandy relief funds and trying to cover it up. According to NBC NY, Pamela Harris, a former New York City correction officer, was named in an 11-count indictment charging […]

Treasury Department Announces Latests Sanctions Against Corruption and Human Rights Abusers

disobedientmedia.com / Kenneth Whittle / December 28, 2017 On December 21, 2017, the U.S. Department of Treasury announced new sanctions against human rights abusers and corrupt actors across the globe. The new executive order, signed by President Donald Trump, was built on the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act passed by Congress last year. The order imposes sanctions on thirteen human rights […]

New Trump Executive Order Targets Clinton-Linked Individuals, Lobbyists And Perhaps Uranium One

The Trump Administration quietly issued an Executive Order (EO) last Thursday which allows for the freezing of US-housed assets belonging to foreign individuals or entities deemed “serious human rights abusers,” along with government officials and executives of foreign corporations (current or former) found to have engaged in corruption – which includes the misappropriation of state assets, the expropriation of private assets for […]

“As Good As It Gets” – What A Difference 11 Months Makes

Authored by Robert Gore via Straight Line Logic, What a difference eleven months make. Shortly after Donald Trump was inaugurated he fired Michael Flynn. What’s become the conventional subtext is that the intelligence agencies have launched a “soft coup” against Trump, he has been significantly weakened, and the Deep State has scored a major victory. […]

Saudi General Reportedly Tortured To Death After Refusing To Fork Over His Fortune

Rumors that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has hired mercenaries to torture recalcitrant royals and officials sleeping in the ballroom of the Ritz Carlton in Riyadh have been circulating since shortly after last month’s “corruption crackdown” naked cash grab. Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Now, Middle East Eye reports that one of MbS’s guests […]

FBI Deputy Director McCabe “Retiring” After “Trump Insurance Policy” Debacle

Just hours after the FBI’s top lawyer, James Baker, was reassigned, WaPo reports that FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe will retire in a few months – once he becomes fully eligible for pension benefits. McCabe, who has been the target of Republican critics for more than a year, spent hours in Congress this past week, […]

Saudi Government Wants $6 Billion For al-Waleed’s Freedom

In case you were wondering what the going-rate was for one of the world's richest men's freedom… it's $6 billion… in unencumbered cash (not Bitcoin). That is the price that Saudi authorities are demanding from Saudi Prince al-Waleed bin Talal to free him from detention. The 62-year-old prince was one of the dozens of royals, […]

Zuesse: Americans Are Only Now Beginning To Learn They Live In A Dictatorship

Authored by Eric Zuesse via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The first time when it became clear to me that I live in a dictatorship was in 2014 when reading, prior to its publication, the landmark (and still the only) scientific empirical study to address the question as to whether or not the United States federal Government is, authentically, a democracy — or, whether, alternatively, […]

Catalan Separatists Seen Winning Thin Majority, Exit Polls

Exit polls in the much-watched Catalonia regional elections show the separatists winning a majority by a razer-thin margin… While those in favor of indepedence appear to have an absolute majority, the pro-Spain Ciudadanos party got the most seats. Here's a party-by-party breakdown from the 8tv poll: Ciudadanos Seen Winning 34-37 Seats: 8tv Poll Esquerra Republicana […]

Trump Releases Full National Security Strategy – Takes Aim At China, Russia In Defense Of Unipolar World Order

Update: The White House has released the Full National Security Strategy document: President Trump is due to speak at 1430ET. *  *  * As we detailed earlier, President Trump is expected to release the new National Security Strategy for the United States this afternoon. We discussed the potential drivers behing his reportedly aggressive stance yesterday, […]