Daily Archives: December 28, 2013

Judge Falls For The Big Lie About NSA Spying – 28 December 2013

Even Before 9/11, NSA Knew In Real-Time Which Countries Both Parties to Phone Calls Were InIn finding the NSA’s metadata collection program legal today, Judge William Pauley III ruled:The September 11th terrorist attacks revealed, in the starkest terms, just how dangerous and interconnected the world is. While Americans depended on technology for the conveniences of modernity, al-Qaeda plotted in a seventh-century milieu to use that technology against us. It was a bold jujitsu. And it succeeded because conventional intelligence gathering could not detect diffuse filaments connecting al-Qaeda.

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DealBook – Regulators Reviewing Volcker Rule Provision – 28 December 2013

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By MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN

Federal regulators on Friday once again tried to quiet the controversy about the potential impact of a provision of the Volcker Rule on hundreds of community banks.

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AdaptingToGrace – Eileen Meyer – Building Bridges – From Jobs to Joy

eileenmeyerMany of you have written to me since my last post, expressing your concern about my well being – living without a revenue stream from the old paradigm. I assure you, I am being present with every fear that arises, and whatever insights or accomplishments I make on this journey into the conundrum that faces us all, I will be happy to share here. Ultimately my new adventure involves building bridges. I love building bridges, and though I have tried numerous times in the past to build them on my own, I always return to the realization that we must do this together. Continue reading

ZeroHedge – Tyler Durden – Indian Bitcoin Exchanges Halted As Government Shifts Capital Control Attention Away From Gold – 28 December 2013

ZeroHedgeHaving failed miserably in the “control” of capital outflows from the Rupee (via Gold), the India government (following a Reserve Bank Of India advisory) has raided one Bitcoin seller and issued a warning cautioning citizens against acquiring and trading virtual currencies. As VentureBeat reports, the RBI did not outright ban the currencies, but it slammed them as risky and potentially illegal. On Thursday, the “Enforcement Division” raided the premises of Mahim Gupta who provides trading platform through his website – buysellbit.co.in – finding it in clear violation of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) rules. Whether smuggling gold or utilizing Bitcoin, it seems the government is fighting a losing battle…cue confiscation?

India practically “bans” Bitcoin (via VentureBeat)…
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ActivistPost – Lily Dane – Michigan Nullifies NDAA Indefinite Detention – 28 December 2013

Logo_activistpost-comMichigan Governor Rick Snyder (R) signed bill SB0094 into law yesterday. The bill nullifies Section 1021 of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which is the indefinite detention clause.

Ben Swann spoke with SB0094 sponsor Michigan Senator Rick Jones (R), who said:

Historically Michigan first asserted 10th Amendment rights in 1855 when we passed a law to block the Fugitive Slave Act. I thought of this great history as I pushed the bill to nullify the NDAA. No US citizen should have to fear being thrown into jail or prison without charges. I got support from both sides of the political spectrum. With the Governor’s signature, Michigan states no local police, state police, sheriff or Michigan National Guard will assist the feds with holding a US citizen without Habeas Corpus.

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Mish/ Mike Shedlock – Madrid Bans Vacation Home Rentals To “Protect Tourists” And “End Unfair Competition” – 28 December 2013

MishMikeShedlockIn the name of “Protecting Tourists” Madrid Prohibits Vacation Rental Homes. Via Mish-modified translation from El Economista

Proposed rules would effectively prohibit homeowners from renting their homes. Rental licenses will be only given to properties for primary uses (hotels, offices, etc.), not to individuals for temporary use. Continue reading

Sophia Love – Sovereignty 101: Installment 2 – Cultivating Power – 28 December 2013

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Sophia Love

What is happening now is exceptional. There are no moments before this one that you can call on as reference.  None have gone through such a time as you now navigate.  You have no historical figures, no guidelines, no memories to shape the world for you – to color your actions so you do this the “right way”. There is no “right way”, no “wrong way” – there is your way.  Each thought, word and action is creative.  Your co-creators, your “oppressors”, those found on and off planet are all participants in the formation of this new era.  Do not assume that any greater power is held by the money lenders, political leaders or beings in ships in your skies.  These illusions of power are what you are leaving behind. Continue reading

BusinessInsider – Harrison Jacobs – Business Insider More: Features Photography International 54 Unforgettable Pictures From The Past Year – 28 December 2013

businessInsiderNo year ever seems to be a quiet one. Between civil wars, natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and countless moments of beauty and joy, 2013 was no exception.

We are featuring some of the most memorable moments captured by photographers around the world.

John Ward – Official: 90% Of Bank heists Are An Inside Job Or Hatched By The Brussels Gang – 28 December 2013

JohnWBank robbery nationalisation “has pushed out the entrepreneur”

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There are times when one wonders if the Daily Telegraph is simply being ironic. But in order to clarify the situation, The Slog has conducted an extensive qualitative study among people sporting striped jumpers and black masks. The results would tend to cast doubt over the Barclaygraph’s conclusions… Continue reading

Wes Annac – Musings On Infinity And Unity – Part 2/2 – 28 December 2013

wes-annac-300x229Written by Wes Annac, the Aquarius Paradigm

Concluded from Part 1

Even though reaching a greater state of consciousness is peaceful to say the least, I don’t think it puts us in an inactive condition. Instead, a burning flame is lit that every awakening seeker finds incredible motivation to be a part of the widespread cultivation of peace and harmony because of. Continue reading