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LEGO Hits the Jackpot

James Corbett, May 25 2016

I'm not afraid that my son will be lured over to the dark side by violent toys. But I do worry that a constant influx of police-state centered or militaristic entertainment will make him think that mobile police units and surveillance helicopters are normal parts of the landscape.

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Obama in Hiroshima

James Corbett, May 21 2016

... lest we forget, for every Hiroshima and Nagasaki there is a firebombing of Tokyo or Dresden. It is not a question of the valiant, virtuous and spotless Allies against the unmitigated evil of the Axis as the comic book version of history written by the winners would tell us.

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NATO Frets Over Libyan ISIS Problem That It Created

James Corbett, May 19 2016

This farce is illustrative of the utter breakdown of Libya as a whole. Any pretence that Libya cohered as a single country was shattered along with the government that was bombed off the face of the earth in 2011.

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Count Your Blessings

James Corbett, May 10 2016 would be borderline insane to be consciously thankful for everything that's good in your life at all times. But all too often we run the risk of the exact opposite insanity: dwelling only on our problems and focusing only on the things we hate.

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Going Going Gold

Alfred Adask, May 4 2016

Again, it's too early to say for sure, but it certainly looks as if the price of gold has hit a turning point that augurs well for rising prices for the balance of 2016.

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Hastert Goes to Jail

James Corbett, April 30 2016

This type of miraculous narrative of how a child abuser suddenly became a good man once getting into office would be bad enough if the media was reporting in good faith and didn't have any information on his nefarious activities in office.

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Oil Bloodbath

James Corbett, April 27 2016

But it's not just the big name oil producers that are feeling the pinch. The next phase of the oil glut and crash is being felt by the petroleum engineers who were enticed by the promise of the $100000+ starting salaries that were attainable just a few years ago.

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How to Lose 9 Billion

James Corbett, April 23 2016

Given Theranos' board, it isn't difficult to determine that securing contracts with the DoD has been a part of their business plan for some time. It's also not hard to see why military contracts are such a plum prize for a medical technology company with questionable products.

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How To Re Brand The IRS

James Corbett, April 20 2016

How about a picture of a typical American workplace with good worker zombies shuffling in for another day of labour underneath a giant arch that reads: Taxation Macht Frei!

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The Debt for Nature Scam

James Corbett, April 16 2016

 Never heard of the GEF, or debt-for-nature swaps, or the proceedings of the 4th World Wilderness Congress? Of course you haven't. The powers -that - shouldn't - be have decided it's better for their scheme if you don't.

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Everything Is Super Swell At Johnson and Johnson

James Corbett, April 13 2016

So as you can see, Johnson & Johnson is a wonderful and much-loved brand that is trusted by everyone and is making gobs of money everywhere it goes. In conclusion, buy J&J and always remember: Big Pharma Loves You To Death!

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A Guide to Hiding Your Billions

James Corbett, April 9 2016

So don't worry, fellow globalist bankster. This Panama Papers thing is intended for the plebs. Soon the choker will be cinched even more tightly around their necks. But your money is safe where it has always been: lining your pockets and greasing the palms of the bought-and-paid for politicians who are there to protect your interests.

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The One Sentence Summary of the Panama Papers

James Corbett, April 6 2016

The justification that has been given for this all-seeing banking panopticon is that these governments need to have access to all of your banking information anywhere on the planet in order to crack down on tax evaders and money launderers

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5 Truths About the Economy the MSM Has Been Forced to Admit

James Corbett, April 4 2016

The truth is a beach ball. You can spin it, distort it, ignore it, or push it under the water. But it has a way of popping back up.

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How Janet Yellen Now Controls the Global Economy

James Corbett, March 30 2016

For those looking for a solution to this situation, the answer is obvious. Run (don't walk) away from the banksters' rigged game. Every step toward disassocating yourself from the bankster system is a step away from this insanity.

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