Sunday, December 8, 2019

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STOP buying from AMAZON!

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from TheHealthRanger:

The Health Ranger explains why Amazon.com is a threat to your survival, sustainability and local community.

Stocks and Precious Metals Charts – Nocturne

from Jesse’s Café Américain:

“A horse walks into a bar, the bartender says, ‘Why the long face?'”

And so we had both an FOMC and a precious metals option expiration on the Comex today.

Let’s see if we get any post-FOMC, post-expiration shenanigans for the rest of the week.    Once gold breaks out it could be tough to stop, although I am not liking the small advances it has been making on such steady dollar weakness.

Britain’s Labour Party Supports U.S. 9/11 Survivors Demanding Release of Suppressed Report on Saudis

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by Aaron Kesel, Activist Post:
Britain’s Labour Party is supporting the demands of U.S. 9/11 survivors demanding that Prime Minister Theresa May release a suppressed report into the extent of Saudi Arabia’s financing of Islamic extremism within the UK, The Independent reported.

Last week, May’s Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, stated the report would not be released “for national security reasons.” A few days later a group of survivors and relatives of those who died in the attacks on New York and Washington, wrote to May encouraging her to release the report.

“The public has a right to know how extremism in the UK is funded,” they said in a statement.

Living on processed foods and junk nutrition, American girls are now the fattest in the world, study finds

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by Jhoanna Robinson , Natural News:
A study that was led by the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand found that schoolgirls in the United States and the United Kingdom are the worst in the world for having stomach fat, with half of American and British girls in both countries’ total population classified as “overfat”, making them at risk of incurring diabetes and cancer during their later years.

The new study, which was published in the journal American Cancer Society and Frontiers in Public Health, mapped the countries who had the fattest citizens in the world – more than half of the girls in these countries have too much body fat and their waist measurement is more than half their height, while under half of the boys in these countries are considered overfat.

The study analyzed data from the United Nation’s Development Programme’s Human Development Report for 2014.

Welcome to the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Technological Deceit

by Daisy Luther, Activist Post:

The era of artificial intelligence and technological deceit is upon us. If you think “fake news” and propaganda is bad right now, just wait.

And you won’t have to wait very long, at that.

Pretty soon, computer wizardry and artificial intelligence will allow video footage to be created that is practically indiscernible from the real deal. Add to this holograph technology, and soon a person could appear to be speaking, live, in front of you, and you’d never even know it was all fake. The ethical ramifications of AI and technology are simply mind-boggling. In fact, some folks even believe it will signal the beginning of the end of humanity.

But apocalyptic AI aside, let’s look at the manipulative potential of our current tech. We are very close to real life meeting science fiction; and if you think we are being deceived now, once these technologies are rolled out, you won’t be able to believe your eyes or your ears.

There are several unsettling parts to this story.

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The Rift Between President Trump and AG Sessions is Very Real and Very Valid…

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from The Last Refuge via Infowars:
When President Trump made his initial remarks reflecting disappointment in Attorney General Jeff Sessions it was initially unnerving.

The subsequent fallout from the public criticism has united the NeverTrump crowd, Cruzbots and professionally GOPe, to defend the honor of the much beloved former Senator. The opportunity to bash Trump is simply an ancillary benefit.

Conversely, the MAGA community has largely portrayed the rift as if the Presidential critique was part of a larger strategy between the President and Attorney General. If we wait long enough some mysterious master plan is eventually to be discovered.

Why Surging UK Household Debt Will Cause The Next Crisis

by Mark O’Byrne, Gold Core:
– Easy credit offered by UK banks is endangering “everyone else in the economy”
– UK banks are “dicing with the spiral of complacency” again
– Bank of England official believes household debt is good in moderation
– Household debt now equals 135{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} of household income
– Now costs half of average income to raise a child
– Real incomes not keeping up with real inflation
– 41{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} of those in debt are in full-time work
– £1.537 trillion owed by the end of May 2017

Want Some Free Guns? The Government Gave $1.2 Million Worth Of Military Gear To A Fake Police Department

by Daniel Lang, SHTFPlan:
In recent years it’s become increasingly difficult for ordinary Americans to ignore the fact that their local police departments are becoming militarized. Just a couple generations ago, the police were armed with pretty much the same weapons that civilians could own. They drove vehicles that, without decals and sirens, wouldn’t be out of place at an ordinary car dealership. They wore uniforms that were comparable to clothes worn by other civilian government employees. Now they carry assault rifles, drive armored vehicles, and on occasion they wear camouflage. They look and sometimes act, just like soldiers in a warzone.

So what made our police departments so militarized? You can partly blame the Pentagon’s 1033 program, which was implemented by the National Defense Authorization Act of 1997. The program allows the Defense Logistics Agency to loan military grade weapons, equipment, and vehicles to local police departments, thus allowing them to transform into paramilitary squads on a shoe string budget.