2019-12-13: Social Media Postees

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The FBI: Another Worry in the National Security State
Melvin Goodman | counterpunch.org | 2019-12-13
The Department of Justice's Inspector General report of the FBI's Russian investigation has fully exposed one more dangerous aspect of the steady abuses of national-security surveillance against U.S. citizens on U.S. soil. Edward Snowden's revelations in 2013 of the national security abuses of the National Security Agency exposed the massive surveillance of U.S. citizens in the expanded campaign against terrorism. Michael Horowitz, the inspector general of the DoJ, has highlighted the abuses of the FBI and the misuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court over an extended period. It will require a compreh…
counterpunch.org/2019/12/13/the-fbi-another-worry-in-the-national-security-state/

The Bloomberg Factor: Authoritarianism, Money and US Presidential Politics
Dr. Binoy Kampmark | globalresearch.ca | 2019-12-12
Political rottenness may be bottomless. Consider the following description of a political aspirant for the White House, this person being from the Democratic Party. His "liabilities as a political candidate are so glaringly obvious that it's easy to dismiss his …
globalresearch.ca/bloomberg-factor-authoritarianism-money-us-presidential-politics/5697494

Russia Shows Concern for Julian Assange's Health
telesurenglish.net | 2019-12-12
The health situation of Julian Assange, who is being held in London, worsens while he is awaiting extradition to the United States, warned Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zajárova. | RELATED: | Sweden Drops Decade-Long Case Against Julian Assange | Assange is seriously ill because he has no medical assistance or good nutrition, in addition to alleged psychological torture, the Russian official reported. | "The situation created around him testifies to the violation by the We…
telesurenglish.net/news/russia-shows-concern-for-julian-assange-health-20191212-0013.html

Bolsonaro: Torture Methods of Dictatorship to Fight Corruption
telesurenglish.net | 2019-12-12
The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, said Thursday that he will not tolerate cases of corruption in his Government and to deal with this, he said, in an apparent metaphorical sense, that he would use an instrument of torture of the military dictatorship (1964-1985) with ministers who commit this type of crime. | RELATED: | Bolsonaro To Harden Anti-Terrorist Law to Avoid 'Another Chile' | In an official act in Palma, capital of the state of Tocantins (north), the far-right pr…
telesurenglish.net/news/Bolsonaro-Torture-Method-of-Dictatorship-to-Fight-Corruption-20191212-0018.html

We Tortured Some Folks: The Report's Daniel Jones on the Ongoing Fight to Hold the CIA Accountable
Intercepted | theintercept.com | 2019-12-11
The former top Senate Intelligence Committee investigator discusses the yearslong battle to make public the findings of the still-classified torture report.
theintercept.com/2019/12/11/we-tortured-some-folks-the-reports-daniel-jones-on-the-ongoing-fight-to-hold-the-cia-accountable/

Devin Nunes' Cow Has a First Amendment Right to Call Rep. Nunes a 'Treasonous Cowpoke'
Brian Hauss | aclu.org | 2019-12-11
You might think that Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), the | Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, would be too busy to file baseless | defamation lawsuits against anonymous Twitter accounts. But you'd be wrong. | Last year, Rep. Nunes sued a number of people who were | mean to him online, including the Twitter parody accounts Devin Nunes' Mom and | Devin Nunes' Cow. Now, he's trying to unmask the Cow by subpoenaing the | author's identity from a local law firm. The ACLU and Public Citizen have filed…
aclu.org/news/free-speech/devin-nunes-cow-has-a-first-amendment-right-to-call-rep-nunes-a-treasonous-cowpoke

UPS Joins Media Chorus In Thanking Police For Murder of Frank Ordonez
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2019-12-09
In a clear example of a US establishment shielding police from brutality, UPS released a bizarre statement thanking police for killing their driver, while CNN and NBC obscured officers from any wrongdoing.
mintpressnews.com/ups-media-thank-police-murder-frank-ordonez/263301/

Russiagate media smears against Corbyn brought to you by US and UK military-intelligence apparatus
Ben Norton | thegrayzone.com | 2019-12-08
Days before Britain's historic election, the UK's military-intelligence apparatus is turning to the corporate media and US government-funded NATO cut-outs…
thegrayzone.com/2019/12/08/us-uk-military-intelligence-apparatus-destroy-jeremy-corbyn/

US Claims "Fresh Intelligence" Of Iran Attacks Yet Provides Zero Evidence — MSM Blindly Regurgitates
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-07
Here we go again with "fresh intelligence" to justify the continued sanctions and destabilization of Iran. It's a plan that has been well documented even by their own writings (See Which Path to Persia? — 2009). Of course, complicating U.S. foreign policy is the involvement of Israel. The Last American Vagabond covers the latest political posturing, distortion, and general …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/tdwu-clips/us-claims-fresh-intelligence-iran-attacks-yet-provides-zero-evidence-msm-blindly-regurgitates/

October uprising breaking down sectarianism in Iraq
Susan Price | greenleft.org.au | 2019-12-07
uprising Firass HaddadIssue 1248 Iraq 2019 Iraq protestsDecember 7, 2019Since protests began in Iraq in early October, more than 400 people have been killed and thousands have been injured. | The uprising has escalated, despite the cruelty and brutality used by security fo…
greenleft.org.au/content/october-uprising-breaking-down-sectarianism-iraq

CNN Says US Has "Fresh Intelligence" Of Iran Prepping Attack But Can't Show It & More NYT Propaganda
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-05
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/4/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/cnn-says-us-has-fresh-intelligence-of-iran-prepping-attack-but-cant-show-it-more-nyt-propaganda/

Weekend Read: The importance of documenting racism in the White House
Christine Harrison | splcenter.org | 2019-11-16
Earlier this week, the SPLC's Intelligence Project released the first two installments of an explosive four-part series examining more than 900 leaked emails between White House senior adviser Stephen Miller and an editor at the Breitbart News Network, a far-right website that its co-founder once dubbed the "platform for the alt-right."
splcenter.org/news/2019/11/16/weekend-read-importance-documenting-racism-white-house