Obama Asks Court To Make NSA Database Even Bigger
The system, eerily reminiscent of the telescreens evoked in George Orwell’s 1984, was used for experiments in automated facial recognition, to monitor GCHQ’s existing targets, and to discover new targets of interest. Such searches could be used to try to find terror suspects or criminals making use of multiple, anonymous user IDs.
Don’t forget: Your Government Loves You. Particularly your nude webcam pics.
Full article here.
In one six-month period in 2008 alone, the agency collected webcam imagery – including substantial quantities of sexually explicit communications – from more than 1.8 million Yahoo user accounts globally.
Britain’s surveillance agency GCHQ, with aid from the US National Security Agency, intercepted and stored the webcam images of millions of internet users not suspected of wrongdoing, secret documents reveal.
Capitoline Hill, Rome, October 29, 2004 – Signing the new EU constitution in the Appartamento dei Conservatori, Sala degli Orazi e Curiazi, before the bronze statue of Pope Innocent X by Alessandro Algardi.
Belgian Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy, chosen unanimously by the 27 European heads of government over dinner on November 19th to become EU President, is a devout Roman Catholic who was educated at the Jesuit Sint-Jan Berchmans College in central Brussels, and has degrees in philosophy and applied economics from the Catholic University of Leuven. This brings to mind:
Rev 17:12 And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.
Rev 17:13 These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast.
Reversing An Act Of God With A Modern Tower of Babel
an illustration of the one of the buildings of the European Parliament in Strasbourg France, the Louise Weiss Building, which includes a tower that appears to be unfinished. Below on the left is a painting done in 1563 of the Tower of Babel, by Pieter Brueghel the Elder, a Flemish Northern Renaissance Painter. Below on the right is a poster produced by the European Union symbolically depicting their mission. It combines the 12 stars of the EU flag with the rebuilding of the tower of Babel with the motto Europe: Many Tongues One Voice. Note also that the stars are shown as inverted pentagrams, an occult symbol for Satan.
Matthew 13 – The Parable of the Sower – Bible
Not only do the tares grow alongside the wheat, but they also look just like the wheat. Until they have matured completely, they are impossible to tell one from the other. If you had wheat in one hand and tares in the other and held them both before your eyes, you would not be able to tells them apart!
Basically, they are weeds that go by the name “Bearded Darnel”. In the early stages of its development, it looks exactly like wheat. … The bottom line is this: The wheat has fruit in its head, while the head of the tares is filled with little black seeds.
“Now learn this lesson from the fig tree: As soon as its twigs get tender and its leaves come out, you know that summer is near. 33 Even so, when you see all these things, you know that it[e] is near, right at the door. 34 Truly I tell you, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened.
“Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me. 10 At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, 11 and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people.12 Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, 13 but the one who stands firm to the end will be saved. 14 And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.
15 “So when you see standing in the holy place ‘the abomination that causes desolation,’[a]spoken of through the prophet Daniel—let the reader understand— 16 then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains. 17 Let no one on the housetop go down to take anything out of the house. 18 Let no one in the field go back to get their cloak. 19 How dreadful it will be in those days for pregnant women and nursing mothers! 20 Pray that your flight will not take place in winter or on the Sabbath. 21 For then there will be great distress, unequaled from the beginning of the world until now—and never to be equaled again.
22 And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the dedication, and it was winter.
23 And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon’s porch.
24 Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly.
25 Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: the works that I do in my Father’s name, they bear witness of me.
26 But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep, as I said unto you.
27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
28 And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.
29 My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father’s hand.
30 I and my Father are one.
31 Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him.
MK Eitan Cabel (Labor) sniped at Feiglin, and asked with sarcasm: “Why stop at the Temple Mount? If you are the new messiah of our times, what about the Covenant of the Parts [brit beyn habetarim – the covenant between G-d and Abraham in which G-d promised the land of Israel, from Egypt to the Euphrates, to his descendants]? What about the tribes of Reuven and Gad, and half of the tribe of Menashe [the Israelite tribes whose land was located east of the Jordan]? Why leave them behind?”
MK Cabel Asks Feiglin: Are You the Messiah?
The Knesset debate Tuesday over Israel’s sovereignty – or lack of – on the Temple Mount touched upon a subject that has always been taboo in Israeli politics: the Biblical Messianic promise of afuture Greater Israel with a rebuilt Temple at its center.
“Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings,and you were not willing. 35 Look, your house is left to you desolate. I tell you, you will not see me again until you say, ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.’
Eitan Eshel, head of research and development at the ministry, said Wednesday that testing of the “Sky Shield” system was “100 percent successful.”
Wednesday’s tests involved firing live missiles, which were all successfully deflected.
The system integrates laser technology with a thermal camera to protect aircraft against missiles fired from the ground. It deflects missiles fired at aircraft by changing their direction.
Lost in a Roman…wilderness of pain
And all the children are insane
All the children are insane
Petrus Romanus Begins Shaking Things Up At Vatican
And if all else fails, there is the nuclear option: “Some politicians say Rome should sell assets such as ACEA, the electric utility that is worth about €1.8 billion and is 51% owned by the city.”
True: and Goldman, or some other bank filled to the gills with the Fed’s generous excess reserves, would be happy to swoop in and scoop up hard Roman assets providing it with just the right cover for creeping global encroachment. The benefactors? A select few equity shareholders. Because for every million or so peasants who suffer, a few rich men have to get even richer in the New Feudal Normal.
With European peripheral bond yields collapsing every single day to new all time lows (primarily driven by Europe’s near-certainty that a US-style QE is imminent as we first showed here in November, despite Mario Draghi’s own words from November 2011 that a QE intervention is virtually impossible), increasingly more of Europe is trading just as safe, if not more, as the United States. And in keeping with the analogies, considering a major US metropolitan center, Detroit, recently went bankrupt, it is only fair that Europe should sacrifice one of its own historic cities to the gods of negative cash flows. The city in question, Rome, which as the WSJ reports, is “teetering on the brink of a Detroit-style bankruptcy.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republican congressional pressure to expose an alleged Obama administration cover-up in the Department of Justice investigation of the IRS discrimination against conservative organizations ratcheted up a notch yesterday.
Legal experts testifying to a House subcommittee suggested IRS officials may have committed criminal violations and called for a special prosecutor to be appointed.
Obama Pledges Declaration Of Palestinian State In 2014
“We have always believed that it’s possible to make money without being evil,” he said.
IN 1998 Google started as a search company in a California garage.
Fast forward 15 years and it’s worth nearly $US400 billion and is one of the world’s biggest and most talked about companies.
But rather than retire to an island somewhere, Google’s founders have embarked on a huge spending spree, investing or buying up companies at a rate of more than one a week for the last four years.
The result is a behemoth like we’ve never seen before with tentacles reaching inot every area of your life. Take a look at just some of the things Google has been up to.
The shocking scale of Google’s grand plan
Google’s Master Plan To Get People Past Their 666 Fears And To Merge The World Into An Interconnected, End-Times Hive
And just like that the Chinese yuan devaluation has shifted away from the merely “orderly.”
In the past few hours of trading, China, which as we reported two days ago has started intervening aggressively in the Yuan market, has seen its currency crash by nearly 0.9%, which may not seem like much, but is in fact the largest drop since December of 2008, and at last check was trading at around 6.18, even as the PBOC fixed the CNY reference rate 0.02% higher from the last official close to 6.1214, erasing pivot support point at 6.1346 and 6.1408. Naturally this means that the obverse, the CNYUSD, has crashed to as low as 0.1620. Should this move sustain without reverting, this will be the biggest weekly loss ever!
China Currency Plunges Most In Over 5 Years, Biggest Weekly Loss Ever: Yuan Carry Traders Crushed
But exponentially rising debt is not sustainable because the capacity to service the debt is finite. Without a means of extinguishing debt, servicing is merely borrowing new money to pay off old debts. This is the equivalent of taking out a home equity loan to get money to pay the mortgage.
The U.S. debt is putting us in danger of economic catastrophe. Like Greece, which found no more buyers for their bonds, the U.S. relies on selling new bonds to pay interest and principal when due. The difference is that the whole world bids on U.S. Treasury bonds, for now. But eventually, market participants will realize that the American debt cannot be paid off.
The National Debt (Mark of the Beast/666 ”WANT of Babylon”) Cannot Be Paid Off With Or Without Zero Interest Rate
By Nixon’s design, the system omits a crucial feature. The extinguisher of debt, gold, is not allowed to do its job. Debt can only be transferred from one party to another. It’s like a lump being pushed around under a rug. With no means of final payment, that lump is never put in the trash. Debt is never extinguished. 666 TRIBULATION REQUIRED!!!
Revelation 18 (New International Version) – Bible Gateway
After this I saw another angel coming down from heaven. He had great authority, and the earth was illuminated by his splendor. 2 With a mighty voice he shouted:
“‘Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great!’[a]
She has become a dwelling for demons
and a haunt for every impure spirit,
a haunt for every unclean bird,
a haunt for every unclean and detestable animal.
3 For all the nations have drunk
the maddening wine of her adulteries.
The kings of the earth committed adultery with her,
and the merchants of the earth grew rich from her excessive luxuries.”
Warning to Escape Babylon’s Judgment
4 Then I heard another voice from heaven say:
“‘Come out of her, my people,’[b]
so that you will not share in her sins,
so that you will not receive any of her plagues;
5 for her sins are piled up to heaven,
and God has remembered her crimes.
6 Give back to her as she has given;
pay her back double for what she has done.
Pour her a double portion from her own cup.
7 Give her as much torment and grief
as the glory and luxury she gave herself.
In her heart she boasts,
‘I sit enthroned as queen.
I am not a widow;[c]
I will never mourn.’
8 Therefore in one day her plagues will overtake her:
death, mourning and famine.
She will be consumed by fire,
for mighty is the Lord God who judges her.
FIRE IN THE SKY: “It Was Rather Large, With A Yellow, Red And Green Tail” – Fireball Meteor Seen Across Italy And Southern France!
FIRE IN THE SKY: Huge Peanut-Shaped Asteroid Buzzes Earth In NASA Video – Asteroid 2006 DP14 Is About 1,300 Feet Long And 660 Feet Wide!
FIRE IN THE SKY: Fireball Seen Over Sao Sebastiao, Brazil!
The fate of Jerusalem and its shrines are to be determined in final status negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians brokered by the United States. In the negotiations, which resumed last summer, the two sides set an April target date for agreeing on a framework for peace. But in recent weeks, they appear to have hardened their positions.
Jordan’s king, whose royal Hashemite dynasty claims ancestry to the Prophet Muhammad, wants a future deal to satisfy Arab claims to east Jerusalem.
Jordan MPs vote to expel Israeli ambassador
Jordan’s parliament voted unanimously to expel the Israeli ambassador and recall its own envoy on Wednesday, a day after Israeli lawmakers debated a proposal to take over a Jerusalem holy site administered by Jordanians.
To emphasize Muslim claims and custody of the compound, Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas signed an agreement last April confirming their “common goal to defending” Jerusalem and its sacred Muslim sites “against attempts to Judaize the Holy City.”
Convicted Terrorist Worked as Obamacare Navigator in Illinois
A terrorist from Jordan briefly worked as an Obamacare navigator in Illinois
Odeh, who has as many as nine aliases, was indicted in October for allegedly lying on her U.S. immigration and naturalization application papers. On Dec. 9, 2004, she had been sworn in as a U.S. citizen in a district court in Michigan, the same state where bombing victim Kanner had spent six months studying English.
Report: Obama to pressure Netanyahu into accepting Kerry framework proposal
According to ‘The New York Times,’ US president expected to appeal to Netanyahu and Abbas to adopt framework plan.
Palestinians reject US push for peace talks beyond April
Obama, Palestinians’ Abbas to meet at White House March 17
The drill, which Shoigu said is to check the troops’ effectiveness in “resolving crisis situations threatening military security and also anti-terrorist (operations),” will run from Wednesday to March 3.
Putin orders snap check of Russia armed forces’ battle-readiness
WORLD WAR III: Cold War 2.0 And The Ukrainian Catalyst – Russia And United States At War Of Words Over Crisis In Ukraine; Crimean Parliament Stormed, Russian Flag Raised; Ousted President Issues Defiant Statement As Moscow Puts Jets On Combat Alert; Russia Reportedly Sheltering Ukraine’s President; …
Preparing for war: Russia mobilizes 150,000 troops as well as 880 tanks, 90 aircraft and 80 ships to ‘check’ readiness for action
And in other more perplexing news, AFP reported that a Russian warship was docked in Havana Wednesday, without explanation from Communist Cuba or its state media. “The Viktor Leonov CCB-175 boat, measuring 91.5 meters (300 feet) long and 14.5 meters wide, was docked at the port of Havana’s cruise ship area, near the Russian Orthodox Cathedral.
Two Russian Warships Enter Black Sea Through Bosphorus; Another Docks In Cuba
“Perhaps the family needed to leave their home suddenly and hoped to return to retrieve this jug and its contents, but were unable to,” LiveScience quoted the researchers.
“The jug and its contents appear to be Late Bronze Age or Early Iron Age, in the 13th century BC, the time of the Exodus and wilderness wanderings described in the Hebrew Scriptures,” archaeologist Robert Mullins, an associate professor of biblical studies at Azusa Pacific University, who led the dig said in a university press release. “This is one of only 20 silver hoards ever found in Israel.”
Visa Says A “Sea Change” Is Coming Wherein All Buying & Selling Will Be Done By Biometric Scanning
But in reality, the correct answer to the question is (D), none of the above. It’s the United States of America.
Despite being at the forefront for every other country in the world to eradicate banking privacy, the US government has hardly done a thing about the huge cracks in its own banking system… at least when it comes to foreigners.
The U.S. and Its Allies Had Contact with Bin Laden and the 9/11 Hijackers Many Times Before 9/11
The report that the FBI had a human resource in direct contact with Bin Laden in 1993 – and covered it up and hid it from the 9/11 Commission and Congress – is newsworthy. See this Washington Times report and NBC News coverage.
But that’s just the tip of the iceberg:
In any event, it’s indisputable that 9/11 was entirely foreseeable … as was Al Qaeda flying airplanes into the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
As is the fact that the U.S. has backed the world’s most dangerous and radical Muslim terrorists fordecades.
FIRE IN THE SKY: “Amazing,… Very Bright,… Glowing,… Incredibly Bright Green,…” – Fireball Seen In The Skies Over Central New York!
Expert: Gov’t officials ‘very possibly’ know Fukushima is a worldwide disaster and just not reveling it-COLUMNIST; ”They can’t neglect the TRUTH because they fear a panic OUTBREAK, Im panicking because there isn’t a PANIC”
“There was once a rich man who dressed in the most expensive clothes and lived in great luxury every day. 20 There was also a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who used to be brought to the rich man’s door, 21 hoping to eat the bits of food that fell from the rich man’s table. Even the dogs would come and lick his sores. 22 The poor man died and was carried by the angels to sit beside Abraham at the feast in heaven. The rich man died and was buried, 23 and in Hades,[a] where he was in great pain, he looked up and saw Abraham, far away, with Lazarus at his side. 24 So he called out, ‘Father Abraham! Take pity on me, and send Lazarus to dip his finger in some water and cool off my tongue, because I am in great pain in this fire!’ 25 But Abraham said, ‘Remember, my son, that in your lifetime you were given all the good things, while Lazarus got all the bad things. But now he is enjoying himself here, while you are in pain. 26 Besides all that, there is a deep pit lying between us, so that those who want to cross over from here to you cannot do so, nor can anyone cross over to us from where you are.’
Luke 16 (Good News Translation) – Bible Gateway
27 The rich man said, ‘Then I beg you, father Abraham, send Lazarus to my father’s house, 28 where I have five brothers. Let him go and warn them so that they, at least, will not come to this place of pain.’ 29 Abraham said, ‘Your brothers have Moses and the prophets to warn them; your brothers should listen to what they say.’ 30 The rich man answered, ‘That is not enough, father Abraham! But if someone were to rise from death and go to them, then they would turn from their sins.’ 31 But Abraham said, ‘If they will not listen to Moses and the prophets, they will not be convinced even if someone were to rise from death.’”
Those who try to gain their own life will lose it; but those who lose their life for my sake will gain it.
Syria’s starving hordes: In a biblical picture of suffering, crowd stretching for as far as the eye can see gathers amid the rubble of Damascus
According to classic Islamic law, Christians and Jews living under Muslim sovereignty must pay a tax known as jizya in return for the Muslim ruler’s protection, known as dhimma.
Syrian Christians accept Muslim Mark Of The Beast sign treaty of submission to 666 Antichrist Islamists
The document, dated Sunday and disseminated through Islamist Twitter accounts, states that the Christian community in the province of Raqqa, captured last March by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), was recently given three options: to convert to Islam; to remain Christian but pledge submission to Islam; or to “face the sword.” They opted for the second of those choices, known as dhimmitude.
Revelation 20:4 – Bible Gateway
I saw thrones on which were seated those who had been given authority to judge. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony about Jesus and because of the word of God. They[a] had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ a thousand years. 5 (The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were ended.) This is the first resurrection. 6 Blessed and holy are those who share in the first resurrection. The second death has no power over them, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with him for a thousand years.
What is most ironic about all of the above, is that hypocrisy aside, Kerry is absolutely correct: the US is starting to act like a poor nation… because it is, and Americans indeed “do not perceive the connection between U.S. engagement abroad and the U.S. economy, their own jobs and wider U.S. interests” because all US foreign policy reflects is the interest of a select group of uber-wealthy oligrachs whose sole interests the US congress represents… and nobody else’s. As for everything else, we can’t wait to see how Kerry handles the current Ukrainian crisis. The popcorn is prepared.
And to write poetry.
Because writing poetry adds so much to the world …
Fucktards are red … fucktards are blue … when they print too much money, the fucktard is you.
Now where’s my EBT card and free healthcare and shit.
Curiously while the Oracles attribute the seasonally adjusted number to seasonal factors (the NSA print actually dropped from 321K to 311K), the DOL itself said there were no special factors in last week’s claims figures. So someone is lying. What is not lying, is that as the chart below clearly shows,the weekly claims level is now back to levels last seen in July of 2013 and is continuing to deteriorate. A lot of snow must have fallen in the past 7 months to explain this.
And yet one thing that did support the elevated, or as some call them, bubble prices, of US houses, was the bid from institutional investors: those “house flippers” who buy a home with the intent of either renting it out or selling it to a greater fool.
Alas, just like the rental bubble whose bursting we chronicled here just last week, so the institutional bubble has just popped, which we know courtesy of RealtyTrac data reporting that institutional investors — defined as entities purchasing at least 10 properties in a calendar year — accounted for 5.2 percent of all U.S. residential property sales in January, down from 7.9 percent in December and down from 8.2 percent in January 2013. This was the biggest one month plunge in history. It gets worse: the January share of institutional investor purchases represented the lowest monthly level since March 2012 — a 22-month low.
So with retail buyers long out, and cash buyers and institutional investors – which as readers know amount to about 60% of all purchases – on their way out, just what will be the next myth be that will be disseminated to percent the general public from realizing that the artificial housing market “recovery”, which was entirely driven by hot money, speculation, and hope of a quick profit? Because with QE also fading, and with it the MBS bid, not to mention the surge in foreclosure exits and the flood of foreclosed properties about to hit the market as we wrote yesterday, things for the US housing market are about to get very messy.
For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, 36 I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’
37 “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? 38 When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? 39 When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’
40 “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’
Communists in all areas of the world have long recognized the potential for spreading their lies and their agenda in churches and, through deception and propaganda, they often manage to manipulate those who should be their strongest opponents—Christians.
That’s right, Christians should be the major opponents of communism and socialism, if they understood Scripture. However, since many of them don’t, they wind up being the unwitting accomplices, the “useful idiots” as it were, in the spread of socialism and communism (cultural Marxism) both in this country and in the world.
There was a saying several decades ago that: “While not many ministers become Communists, a lot of Communists become ministers.” Unfortunately, that has been the truth, both in this country, in much of Latin America, Europe, and in parts of Africa.
There were several Russian expatriates in our group and I never forgot one of them, who told us all, “Is no priests, is KGB.” I don’t doubt for a minute the accuracy of his comment, in light of what I have just read in Oleg Kalugin’s book, published in 1994, called The First Directorate. Kalugin was in the KGB for over thirty years and heavily involved in espionage and intelligence work against the West, who, in some cases it seems, were barely fighting back.
Japan Lied! US Navy Soldiers Dying Of Radiation Poisoning After Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
FUK-U-SHIMA: Radiation Everywhere – Fukushima Radiation Reaches West Coast Of Canada And More Than 100 U.S. Navy Sailors Who Responded To Fukushima Suffer Unexplained Illnesses!
Wettest winter in England, Wales, for almost 250 yrs
More Than a Quarter of California Mired in ‘Exceptional’ Drought
The flock of drones also reminded us of an amazing set of videos that were highlighted on PetaPixel last month, in which Rhode Island School of Design artist Dennis Hlynsky illustrated the flight paths of dozens of birds in urban settings.
Boeing, the world’s largest aircraft manufacturer, has admitted it is working on experimental anti-gravity projects that could overturn a century of conventional aerospace propulsion technology if the science underpinning them can be engineered into hardware. As part of the effort, which is being run out of Boeing’s Phantom Works advanced research and development facility in Seattle, the company is trying to solicit the services of a Russian scientist who claims he has developed anti-gravity devices in Russia and Finland. The approach, however, has been thwarted by Russian officialdom.
Anti-Gravity Propulsion Finally Comes Out Of The Closet?
“My prediction is that at some point, knowing how to make this particle will also be useful for something ‘next step,’ ” like perhaps energy production, Denisov speculated.