When Is A Camera Not A Camera

James Corbett, January 18 2020

So The Riddle of the Camera has a very simple answer: A camera is not a camera when the EU says it isn't. And that answer says so much about the matrix in which we live.

Here's a riddle for you: When is a camera not a camera? It may not sound as important as The Riddle of the Sphinx, but let me assure you it speaks to the very nature of the reality we live in. And it has a simple answer: When is a camera not a camera? When the EU says it isn't.

That's right. Back in 2007, "EU trade experts decided [. . .] that to be classified as a digital camera, equipment must not be able to record at least 30 minutes of a single sequence of video in a quality of 800 x 600 pixels or higher at 23 frames per second or higher."

Yes, "EU trade experts." That's literally how Rothschild Reuters described them. As if there is such a thing as a "trade expert," let alone a level of expertise that would allow you to decide precisely how many minutes of continuous shooting transforms a recording device into a "digital camera." As a result of these vaunted trade experts' proclamation, any device capable of recording at least 30 minutes of continuous video at the above-mentioned resolution is slapped with a customs duty of 5-12% as soon as it enters the borders of the European Union.

But while ...

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Earnings Season

Bob Rinear, January 15 2020

Over the next two – three weeks we’re going to hear from thousands of companies. If you’re holding individual stocks, it is worth your while to look up their earnings releases and maybe selling out a day ahead of their reports.

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The 2020s: A Peek at the Decade Ahead (Part 2)

James Corbett, January 11 2020

The 2020s could be a time of cooperation. A time of community building. A time of casting off hierarchies and the tyranny of authority. Or it could be the last gasp before the descent down the slope toward total tyranny.

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A World of Lies

Bob Rinear, January 8 2020

...like the bogus employment reports, they twist the numbers and tart them up so much their own mother wouldn’t recognize them.

 

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 The 2020s: A Peek Ahead (Part 1)

James Corbett, January 4 2020

...we'll have some rousing images of some flag or other being hoisted on Mars and be able to witness the collective head explosion of all the flat earthers, so there's something.

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The 2010s: The Decade in Review

James Corbett, December 21 2019

...the decade ahead promises to be even more chaotic, violent, transformative and—if we do not participate in the building up of meaningful alternatives—destructive decade in living memory...

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Who’s Afraid of Decentralized Currency?

James Corbett, December 14 2019

So, my friends we arrive at the fork in the path. Down one route we see the promise of radical decentralization of everything, even currency itself.

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Problems Galore

Bob Rinear, December 11 2019

...don’t think badly of yourself if you find it harder and harder. The insanity is reaching levels unexpected.

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NATO in Chaos After Birthday Bash Bust

James Corbett, December 7 2019

No, don't believe the headlines you've read in recent days. NATO will survive these little spats between political puppets  just fine. Humanity, on the other hand . . .

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Has it Begun?

Bob Rinear, December 4 2019

The bottom line is that we are in some form of end game here and some form of reset is coming.

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How To Protest (Extinction Rebellion Style!)

James Corbett, November 23 2019

I'm so glad you've committed your life to fighting with us against the coming mass extinction! You have committed your life, right? Good.

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Russia Meddled in Britain’s June 2016 Brexit Referendum?

Stephen Lendman, November 20 2019

Ignore their managed news misinformation and disinformation fake news. Follow reliable independent media, mainly online – the only way to stay informed on what’s vital to know.

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Your Guide to the Protests Flaring Up Around the Globe

James Corbett, November 16 2019

if there is something deeper going on here, then that leaves only one question: Where next?

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The Most Important People

Bob Rinear, November 13 2019

It was and always will be about the health of the middle class. That folks, is who creates jobs.

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What You Need to Know About the Saudi Aramco IPO

James Corbett, November 9 2019

...in many ways, this IPO is a moment of truth for the Saudis generally. 

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