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Facebook Purging All Health-related Accounts, Including Declaration of Independence, in Latest Tyrannical Tirade Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 20:52:16 Id: f8efff [Preview] No. 10750 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
The war on health freedom is raging on all fronts, with social media sites like Facebook making it clear that free-thinkers will not be tolerated. Facebook has been targeting conservative voices for a while now, but it seems that the censorship giant has added proponents of natural health and alternative medicine to their hit list.

Facebook’s ever-expanding war on what they declare to be “fake news” is just another Marxist left-wing propaganda push in disguise. And now, Zuckerberg has announced that his company will be hiring an additional 3,000 employees to help scrub virtually every trace of dissenting thought from the social media network. Multiple natural health pages have already been dismantled by Facebook’s little web-gremlins.

Facebook’s new scheme to take down the natural health community is a covert one; under their new rules for labeling “fake” news, groups that boast labels like organic, natural, traditional, wellness and the like can easily be flagged and taken down.

Health Freedom Idaho has compiled a list of some of the pages already taken out under the social media network’s censorship efforts. Some of these targeted pages had millions of followers — like “Natural Cures Not Medicine.” Others had hundreds of thousands of followers, like “Organic Health,” “Living Traditionally” and even a page named “Meditation Masters,” which were all shutdown within the last few weeks.

Apparently, if it doesn’t promote Big Pharma $$$, it’s considered fake news.

Facebook announced its new rules for catching so-called fake news just a short time ago. Specifically, the social media giant will be requiring ads that feature “political” content to undergo an extensive verification process. As ProPublica reports, ads that appear to take a stance on topics deemed “national legislative issues of public importance” will be flagged. But these topics range from specific subjects like taxes to more broad ideas like “health” or “values.”

Further, Facebook announced that it would enlist pseudo-fact checker sites like Snopes and PolitiFact to “help” with their war on so-called fake news.

Both sites have been lambasted for their bias against conservatives — and studies have even been done to prove it. Dr. Robert S. Lichter, head of the Center for Media and Public Affairs, led a study in 2013 which found a substantial gap in how Republicans and Democrats were perceived by PolitiFact,and why those perceptions aren’t always grounded in truth.

The company goes to extreme lengths to present the illusion of transparency — but in reality, Facebook is silencing content at its own whim. Mass censorship on the social network is already underway, and it’s only going to get worse.

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Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 20:53:00 Id: f8efff [Preview] No.10751 del
In the latest wake-up call that Facebook, Google, YouTube and Twitter censorship is completely out of control, Facebook recently banned a post that shared a section of the Declaration of Independence.

The Vindicator, a small-town Texas publisher, was sharing text from the document when Facebook banned it, citing “hate speech” guidelines. Reports The Vindicator:

Somewhere in paragraphs 27-31 of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson wrote something that Facebook finds offensive.

Leading up to Independence Day, The Vindicator challenged its Facebook followers to read the Declaration of Independence. To make it a little easier to digest that short but formidable historic document, the newspaper broke the Declaration down into 12 small bites and one to post each morning from June 24 to July 4.

The first nine parts posted as scheduled, but part 10, consisting of paragraphs 27-31 of the Declaration, did not appear. Instead, The Vindicator received a notice from Facebook saying that the post “goes against our standards on hate speech.”

Facebook’s notice then asked The Vindicator to review the contents of its page and remove anything that does not comply with Facebook’s policies.

No one is surprised anymore to learn that Facebook, Google, YouTube and other tech giants continue to ban pro-liberty speech. YouTube, for example, continues to ban my entire channel for no justifiable reason whatsoever. (I’m launching REAL.video as an alternative to YouTube, as you know, and it’s now functioning in a beta stage at http://beta.real.video ).

Meanwhile, Facebook has been purging large natural health channels from its network in huge numbers, practically carrying out a kind of “online ethnic cleansing” against nutritionists, herbalists, holistic doctors and Chinese Medicine practitioners.

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Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 20:54:21 Id: f8efff [Preview] No.10752 del
They spy too.

https://archive.fo/TKOfU (Don't Like Government Spying? You Won't Like Facebook Either)
https://archive.fo/bWnik (Facebook Using Cameras and Microphones For Spying On Users)
https://archive.fo/PeE6U (Censorship Is Rampant On Facebook 1)
https://archive.fo/eNPh4 (Censorship Is Rampant On Facebook 2)
https://archive.fo/SYS7l (Censorship Is Rampant On Facebook 3)
https://archive.fo/r1XEp (Censorship Is Rampant On Facebook 4)
https://archive.fo/FGPvc (FCC Admits Facebook Censorship)
https://archive.fo/7JzpZ (Facebook Embeds Spyware Scripts All Over The Internet)
https://archive.fo/KUAbq (Facebook Buying Info On Alternative Social Media Users)
https://archive.fo/JhgFg (Facebook Caught Selling All User Data To Third Parties)
https://archive.fo/qvubM (Quitting Facebook Reduces Cancer Risk, Study Finds)
https://archive.fo/x7BYb (Facebook Stealing Online Medical Information On Their Users)
https://archive.fo/OLAlX (Facebook Providing Dictatorships With Info To Arrest Users)
https://archive.fo/q2Sb7 (Facebook Wants AI Spyware To Scan You Mind, Predict Your Behavior)
https://archive.fo/8NeeG (Facebook Working With DARPA To Micromanage Their Slave Base)

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Iranian Police State Crackdown On 'Gold Hoarders' Who Collect Gold Coins As Their Fiat Currency Collapses Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 19:32:01 Id: cbd945 [Preview] No. 10744 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
As the collapse of the Iranian rial has led to soaring inflation, leading to protests and civil unrest, authorities are beginning to crack down on "gold hoarders" as Iranians scramble to preserve their wealth by swapping rials for gold, which has the added effect of exacerbating the already troubled currency's decline.

In a move that will send a message to others who've buying up large quantities of gold, Iranian police have arrested a man they accused of hoarding two tonnes of gold coins with the intention of manipulating the local market. Tehran Police Chief Gen Hossein Rahimi said the unnamed 58-year-old had collected an estimated 250,000 coins over the past 10 months, working in concert with several accomplices. Police dubbed him "Sultan of Coins."

The rial has bounced off its all-time lows to trade at roughly 81,000 to the dollar on unofficial currency markets on Wednesday, according to the BBC.

In a scene that mirrored the protests that rocked Tehran in early January, merchants from Tehran's sprawling Grand Bazaar shuttered their stores in what state media described as "a protest against rising prices and a weakened currency." During times of unrest, authorities often try to redirect public anger away from the government by creating a scapegoat - like "hoarders" - and blaming them for the country's economic ills... and - after seeing the chart below, is a full declaration of gold confiscation coming?

But with protests continuing in the capital, we'll see if that approach works, or if police will need to fall back on their initial plan: Tear gasing everybody.


Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 19:38:22 Id: cbd945 [Preview] No.10746 del
Gold always holds value, not matter how bad a collapse gets, and as history continues to repeat itself, this is yet more proof as the purchasing power of gold goes through the roof during a currency decline. Thus likely the reason governments don't like people having gold, they want people to remain poor because they are easier to control.

Good! Austria, Hungary Join Forces Against Migrant Crisis (Repost) Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 16:54:51 Id: 7d56d1 [Preview] No. 10727 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Diplomatic relations between Austria and Hungary are strengthening as they seek to mitigate a worsening migration crisis that could see new policies implemented by Germany.

Austria has announced it is prepared to increase border security, especially along its southern boundary, as Germany is expected to begin returning rejected ‘asylum seekers’ to Austria as part of an agreement reached Monday by Germany’s governing coalition.

“We will be obliged to take measures to avoid disadvantages for Austria and its people,” Austria said in a statement signed by Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache. “We are now waiting for a rapid clarification of the German position at a federal level.”

“German considerations prove once again the importance of a common European protection of the external borders.”

Chancellor Kurz and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán have agreed “that Hungary will not conclude any bilateral agreement on migrants with Germany until such an agreement is reached between Austria and Germany,” according to a statement released by the Hungarian government.

Additionally, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjártó has shared “alarming news” that migrant pressure in the Balkans has already reached and “at times exceeded” levels seen in 2015, when hundreds of thousands of migrants poured into Hungary and Europe via the Balkan Peninsula.

“In some instances the situation in Greece seems to be worse than it was in 2015,” Szijjártó said.

Hungary is offering assistance to Montenegro in the construction of a border fence at the Albanian border, asserting that it is in the best interests of EU member states to defend the frontier of the bloc and beyond.


Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 17:41:44 Id: 6859e5 [Preview] No.10733 del
Austrians typically stand up against oppressive and corrupt world ideologies. Good people.

Merkel Forced To Cave To Save Govt Coalition, Will Tighten Border Security and Vet Migrants Outside Borders Reader 07/04/2018 (Wed) 15:19:20 Id: a8d395 [Preview] No. 10702 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
RELATED: >>>/news/10307 ; >>>/news/10372 ; >>>/news/10434 ; >>>/news/10505 ; >>>/news/10563 ; >>>/news/10672

Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany leaving a meeting of the Christian Democratic Union in Berlin early Monday. “We share a common goal in migration policy,” the party said in a statement. “We want to order, control and limit migration to Germany.”

Say what!?

When did this become Germany's goal? And what about refugee camps in Africa, with no African nation agreeing?

The New York Times reports Merkel, to Survive, Agrees to Border Camps for Migrants: https://archive.fo/MBX4h

Chancellor Angela Merkel, who staked her legacy on welcoming hundreds of thousands of migrants into Germany, agreed on Monday to build border camps for asylum seekers and to tighten the border with Austria in a political deal to save her government.

Although the move to appease the conservatives exposed her growing political weakness, Ms. Merkel will limp on as chancellor. For how long is unclear. The nationalism and anti-migrant sentiment that has challenged multilateralism elsewhere in Europe is taking root — fast — in mainstream German politics.

“Her political capital is depleted,” said Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff, director of the Berlin office of the German Marshall Fund. “We are well into the final chapter of the Merkel era.”

Eurointelligence has some pertinent comments.

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Reader 07/04/2018 (Wed) 15:20:37 Id: a8d395 [Preview] No.10703 del
DW comments Angela Merkel's Last-Ditch Migrant Compromise Under Scrutiny: https://archive.fo/f7dr3

Germany's conservatives have finally found common ground on migration policy, but skepticism is rife. The proposed measures have also raised concerns over the future of the open-border Schengen Area.

Now the ball is in the center-left court of the Social Democrats (SPD) — the other player in the grand coalition. Without a green light from the SPD, new measures can't be implemented. SPD party leader Andrea Nahles said there was "still a lot that needs to be discussed."

In forming the long-awaited new German government earlier this year, the SPD made its opposition to closed migrant centers at borders clear — a stance which was reiterated by several SPD delegates on Tuesday.

"Transit centers are in no way covered by the coalition agreement," Aziz Bozkurt, the SPD's expert on migration, told German newspaper Die Welt, adding that the camps were "above the SPD's pain threshold."

"The SPD issued a clear rejection of closed camps," Kevin Kühnert, head of the SPD's youth wing, Jusos, told the dpa news agency.

Repercussions? You Bet!

The repercussions of the planned border controls could be felt well beyond the borders of Bavaria. Now the future of open-border travel across the 26 member states of the Schengen Zone could be threatened by stricter controls on the Bavarian-Austrian border.

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Reader 07/04/2018 (Wed) 15:21:05 Id: a8d395 [Preview] No.10704 del
So, not only does the SPD have a say in this matter, so does Austria.

Merkel repeatedly makes deals that are not hers to make. In fact, this crisis stems from precisely that fact. "We can do this."

Well, no you can't, and didn't.


Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 15:20:39 Id: 1f12dd [Preview] No.10722 del
Even though she's still Chancellor, this is an overall a victory for Germany because it signals that even many of their politicians are getting fed up with the migrant crisis that Soros and Merkel helped exacerbate. This was a major blow to the corrupted establishment and I think they are sulking over it. Just wait till next election, I'm hoping the AfD can gain even more seats and that will prevent someone like Merkel from creating another major crisis within the next decade or two. If one or two more nations flip nationalist its game over for the deliberate destabilization agenda against Europe - the vanguard nations will hold a firm majority thus creating enough border defenses to curb this long-term.

Billionaire Brazilian Oil Tycoon Batista Gets 30 Years In Jail For Corruption Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 15:09:50 Id: 0c35a5 [Preview] No. 10721 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
One of Brazil's richest men, Eike Batista, has received a 30-year prison sentence for bribes given to the former governor of Rio de Janeiro, Sergio Cabral, Reuters reports, citing a federal court document. Cabral was also convicted.

The federal court found Batista - whose business was mainly in oil and metals - guilty of paying US$16.5 million to Cabral in exchange for winning state contracts, including one for the management of the legendary Maracana stadium in Rio and one for the construction of a US$3.7-billion port, Acu.

According to the prosecution, Batista paid a quarter of the bribe to Cabral in cash. The rest came in the form of Petrobras, Vale, and Ambev stock.

Batista, who was Brazil’s richest man just six years ago, with a net worth of US$30 billion, was an oil and mining bull whose unflagging certainty about oil, metals, and the Brazilian economy clashed with reality when the country plunged into its worst recession in history amid the oil price collapse and the latest metals price rout.

Batista, Reuters recalls, made a lot of expensive bets on offshore oil plays that did not work out as expected due to plummeting prices and operation Car Wash, the large-scale anti-corruption sweep of the government, which shook not just Petrobras but most major companies operating in the country.

Launched in 2014, Operation Car Wash has so far led to 150 arrests, lawsuits, and criminal proceedings. Petrobras was the company most heavily involved in the probe on allegations that high-ranking company officials—along with politicians—had received millions of dollars in illegal payment from other companies to secure contracts with the state oil giant.

Among the politicians involved in the scandal were former presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff—who was impeached last year—and also current president Michel Temer.


Tyranny: UK Man Defends Family From Home Invaders, Gets Arrested For 'Racism' Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 14:37:25 Id: a4e2b3 [Preview] No. 10719 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
When a gang of armed men broke through his fence and attacked his family, Magistrate Nigel Stringer defended himself as best he could.

The only problem is when the police arrived they let the criminals go, choosing instead to arrest the victim for using a bad word.

This case highlights the absurdity (and tyranny) of political correctness in the UK.



Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 14:40:16 Id: a4e2b3 [Preview] No.10720 del
I've said it a million times and I'll keep on saying it till I'm 6 feet deep: NEVER give up you guns. If they come for them, give them the hot lead.

Good! EU's Massive Internet Censorship Bill Fails To Pass Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 14:25:43 Id: 567487 [Preview] No. 10718 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
RELATED: >>>/endtimes/39

The legislative body of the European Union on Thursday voted against a law that would have significantly reformed copyright rules on the internet, Politico reported.

The European Parliament rejected legislation that would have implemented harsher copyright enforcement rules online. Opponents of the measure warned it could alter the future of the web.

The bill, which passed through committee last month, would have required companies like Google and Facebook to buy licenses from news media companies before running links to their stories on their platforms.

It would have also required content uploaded within the EU to be screened for copyright infringement. Opponents of the law argued it would lead to the banishment of “memes” across the internet, though proponents disputed that claim, according to Politico.

The European Parliament rejected the bill, with 318 against it and 278 in favor. Another 31 lawmakers abstained, according to Politico.

The legislation will be sent back to Parliament for further discussion. Lawmakers can submit changes to the bill, which is likely to spark further debate.


$$$ Graduating 'With Honors' Becomes Meaningless As Colleges Hand Them Out Like Candy $$$ Reader 07/04/2018 (Wed) 12:30:12 Id: 2ffa68 [Preview] No. 10697 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
RELATED: >>>/news/10599

Over half of students who graduated from Harvard and Johns Hopkins universities this year did so with cum laude, magna cum laude or summa cum laude honors or their equivalents, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Just under that many students earned the once-meaningful designations at the University of Southern California, Lehigh, and Princeton. At Middlebury College, anyone with a GPA of at least 3.4 can add Latin honors to their brand new résumé, which was over half of students as of this spring.

“I’d say that it’s time to reconsider our eligibility criteria,” said Middlebury Interim Provost Jeff Cason.

According to a Wall Street Journal review of graduating seniors who earned designations at schools in the top 50 institutions ranked by the WSJ, honors designations "have become close to the norm at many top."

The share increased to 44% from 32% in the past decade at USC, which requires a GPA of at least 3.5 for the lowest honor, cum laude, and to 44% from 39% at Lehigh, where students need at least a 3.4. -WSJ

“A 4.0 does signal something significant, that that student is good,” said Stuart Rojstaczer, a former professor at Duke University who studies grade inflation. “A 3.7, however, doesn’t. That’s just a run-of-the-mill student at any of these schools.”

What's to blame? Academic researchers say grade inflation, not smarter students, according to the Journal. A University of Georgia researcher found that 47% of high-school students graduated with an A average in 2016, vs. 39% in 1998. Those students have been maintaining good grades in college.

At Wellesley College, 41% of this year’s graduating class completed their degrees with Latin honors, which means a GPA of at least 3.6 at the Massachusetts school. That share has risen in the past two years, after being roughly one-third for much of the past decade. A spokeswoman said the school hasn’t pinpointed the cause of the increase. -WSJ

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Reader 07/04/2018 (Wed) 12:32:02 Id: 2ffa68 [Preview] No.10698 del
I can't wait until the massive student loan bubble finally pops.

Reader 07/04/2018 (Wed) 17:04:47 Id: 91067e [Preview] No.10706 del
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>A 3.7, however, doesn’t. That’s just a run-of-the-mill student at any of these schools
That hook-nosed kike's going right on my list of mother fuckers who are going to get it when I snap.

Reader 07/04/2018 (Wed) 17:31:27 Id: 24734c [Preview] No.10709 del
The problem is not only reducing the mandates for 'Honors' qualification but the fact that getting degrees cost way too much money today. Students often take massive loans with the banks to pay for their tuition fees. They come out of college knowing everything about philosophy or foreign cultures but don't have the skills that most average jobs actually require, added to the fact they are still obligated to pay back those student loan debts. So most come out of college, heavily in debt, next to no productive skills, lucky getting a couple shitty part time jobs so they can pay all that debt back off the next 10 to 25 years. And then they complain because taxpayers are not being forced to bail them out.

The whole system is full of kikery.

Good! Political Elitist Pedophile Ring Swarmed In By Brazilian Police, Mayor Arrested Reader 07/04/2018 (Wed) 13:32:07 Id: 057b24 [Preview] No. 10700 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
A pedophile mayor and members of an elite pedophile ring have been arrested on child sex charges in Brazil after it was alleged they used public funds to finance the systematic abuse and rape of hundreds of girls aged between nine and 15 over decades.

The pedophile ring, allegedly led by Mayor Adail Pinheiro, had been allowed to operate openly and with impunity for decades – counting on the participation of high level politicians and judges in Brazil to silence victims and halt any attempts to investigate the claims.

However the pedophile ring was finally busted wide open after Brazilian police released a tape recording of a telephone conversation in which the mayor procured a ‘baby’ to rape.

‘She’s a little baby, chief, now I’m looking at her properly, what a baby,’ said the voice at the end of the telephone. ‘Beautiful smile, white, white skin, long hair… makes your mouth water.’

‘My God, bring her her to me to see right now,‘ came the excited reply.

The call between two pedophiles lining up their next victim for abuse and recorded by police investigators would leave Brazil in a state of shock.

Daily Mail reports: https://archive.fo/FlKR5

For decades, a town had been run by a gang of predatory pedophiles – most of whose members held powerful positions in the council, judiciary and even local schools.

The first voice on the taoe is that of Adriano Salan, the Minister of Administration in Coari, a wealthy town of 77,000 in the Brazilian Amazon, 280 miles west of Manaus.

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Reader 07/04/2018 (Wed) 17:13:40 Id: 79d652 [Preview] No.10708 del
I hope a mob swarms this guy, outnumbers his protection, then cuts off his dick and shoves it in his mouth. Plus his lawyer.

Good! Senate Passes Bill To End Hemp Prohibition For Agricultural, Industrial Use Reader 07/04/2018 (Wed) 16:28:49 Id: 253e12 [Preview] No. 10705 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
One of the key goals of Republicans is to limit government, end absurd regulations and set farmers free to generate economic abundance across the nation. In a stunning move led by U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky), the United States Senate has now passed legislation that ends hemp prohibition and would allow farmers across the nation to cultivate hemp.

“The bill would legalize hemp, removing it from the federal list of controlled substances and allowing it to be sold as an agricultural commodity,” reports The Hill.

This is on top of President Trump’s recent announcement that he would work to end marijuana prohibition at the federal level.

Simultaneously, the FDA has just approved the first cannabis-derived prescription drug, made from purified cannabidiol (CBD). Alongside this approval, federal agencies are reportedly on schedule to remove CBD from Schedule I status at the federal level, allowing the CBD pharmaceutical to be legally sold nationwide. (Yes, isn’t it fascinating how interesting the government legalizes something when there’s Big Pharma money at stake…)

A “golden age” for U.S. farmers may be just around the corner, thanks to Republicans.

The U.S. Senate’s decriminalization of the agricultural production of hemp could unleash a golden era of economic abundance for U.S. farmers. Hemp agriculture can produce hemp seeds, hemp oils, hemp protein, hemp fiber and literally hundreds of derivative products. Currently, thanks to insanely wrongheaded hemp prohibition laws in the United States, all those products must be imported from Canada or other countries. Should the U.S. House of Representatives join the Senate in passing this legalization law, we could see a true agricultural revolution across America (and a lowering of costs of hemp products).

All this activity begs the question, though: Why has it taken 80+ years to correct the massive propaganda hoax that led to the criminalization of marijuana in the first place? And how did the deep state maintain the propaganda so effectively across so many decades?

The fake news media has been lying about cannabis for almost a century, just as they continue to lie about natural medicine, herbal remedies and anti-cancer nutrition. Honestly stated, the long-held belief that marijuana makes people crazy was fake news from the 1930s. Fake news has long been pushed by the establishment to deny us all access to natural medicine that grows like weeds. And now, they’re only legalizing it because they can no longer halt the tidal wave of awakening that’s happening globally thanks to readers like you.


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