Pentagon preparing to build barriers on the southern border

SOURCE:  USA Today The Pentagon is preparing options to build barriers on the southern border in the event that President Donald Trump declares a national emergency there, the latest indication such a move is gaining traction within the administration. “The Department of Defense is reviewing available authorities and funding mechanisms to identify options to enable border … Read morePentagon preparing to build barriers on the southern border

Google Funnelled $22.7 Billion to its Bermuda Tax Haven

SOURCE: ZERO HEDGE When it comes to taking advantage of European tax loopholes, Google and its parent company Alphabet may have just superseded Apple in the eyes of EU regulators. Because in a recent filing, Google disclosed a “totally legal” tax-avoidance scheme involving a soon-to-be-phased-out strategy known as the “Double Irish, Dutch Sandwich.” While it may … Read moreGoogle Funnelled $22.7 Billion to its Bermuda Tax Haven

Ending U.S. involvement in the Saudi war in Yemen

SOURCE: GARETH PORTER VIA TRUTHDIG.COM When the new Congress convenes Jan. 3, it is expected to pass a House resolution upholding congressional war powers and ending all direct U.S. involvement in the Saudi coalition’s war in Yemen. But hopes remain high that H. Con. Res. 138 will help to end the Yemen war itself. Congressional strategists and activists … Read moreEnding U.S. involvement in the Saudi war in Yemen

Cancer causing chemicals in processed products

SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN The reputation of the meat industry will sink to that of big tobacco unless it removes cancer-causing chemicals from processed products such as bacon and ham, a coalition of experts and politicians warn today. Led by Professor Chris Elliott, the food scientist who ran the UK government’s investigation into the horse-meat scandal, and Dr. Aseem … Read moreCancer causing chemicals in processed products

Pentagon spent $2.3 trillion but had no idea where money went

SOURCE: VIDEO REBEL’S BLOG On September 10, 2001, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld went on CBS Evening News and admitted that the Pentagon (under the Clinton regime) had spent $2.3 trillion but had no idea where the money went. He promised the American taxpayers that the money was well spent but we just didn’t know where … Read morePentagon spent $2.3 trillion but had no idea where money went