News With Views | “Sh*thole Countries” The Fate Of Modernity And The Case For Localization, Part 2

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Modernity, like Schumpeterian capitalism, must grow or fall into crisis. Hence the global obsession with growth as a sign of economic health. As the (Western-centered) “global economy” grows, it overwhelms cultures some of whose members may welcome the promise of a high standard of living but become uneasy and then rebellious when it costs them their traditional beliefs and practices, their land, and their autonomy. They see their traditions becoming little more than curiosities that inspire trinkets sold t

Source: News With Views | “Sh*thole Countries” The Fate Of Modernity And The Case For Localization, Part 2

Judicial Watch Weekly Update: Release the FISA Docs

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The House memo released today makes a compelling case that the FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) court was misled and severely abused by top officials in the Justice Department and FBI. Rather than relying upon dueling summary memos from Republicans and Democrats, the American people should be able to see for themselves the details of how the Obama administration officials (and Rod Rosenstein of the Trump administration) justified spying on the Trump team.To that end we have filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Justice Department for FBI documents regarding the FISA warrant application submitted to – and responses from – the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court related to alleged collusion between Russia and Trump campaign associates (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:18-cv-00245)).

Source: Weekly Update: Release the FISA Docs

A Never-Trump Press in Near Panic | Patrick J. Buchanan – Official Website

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“All the News That’s Fit to Print” proclaims the masthead of The New York Times. “Democracy Dies in Darkness,” echoes The Washington Post.

“The people have a right to know,” the professors at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism hammered into us in 1962. “Trust the people,” we were admonished.

Source: A Never-Trump Press in Near Panic | Patrick J. Buchanan – Official Website

Press Prostitutes Lie Through Their Teeth About House Intelligence Committee Report – PaulCraigRoberts.org

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The House Intelligence Committee’s report on the FBI/DOJ deception of the FISA court has now been released. I have read the so-called “Nunes Memo.” As far as I can tell, the report from the House Intelligence Committee says exactly what the previously released Memorandum Opinion and Order from the FISA court itself says. I posted the court document — Link  — and explanations of it — Link

Source: Press Prostitutes Lie Through Their Teeth About House Intelligence Committee Report – PaulCraigRoberts.org

Nunes Memo Reports Crimes at Top of FBI & DOJ – Consortiumnews

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The long-awaited House Intelligence Committee report made public today identifies current and former top officials of the FBI and the Department of Justice as guilty of the felony of misrepresenting evidence required to obtain a court warrant before surveilling American citizens. The target was candidate Donald Trump’s adviser Carter Page.

Source: Nunes Memo Reports Crimes at Top of FBI & DOJ – Consortiumnews


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