Senator Reads the TPP and Exposes Its Contents; Other Elected Officials Should Do the Same

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is one of the few members of Congress who has taken the time to jump through the hoops and read the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). But, he has gone a step farther than other members – he told members of Congress what he read. He told the truth about what the TPP […]

How The Media Deceive The Public About “Fast Track” And The “Trade Bills”

The way that “Fast Track” is described to the American public is as an alternative method for the Senate to handle “Trade Bills” (TPP & TTIP) that the President presents to the Senate for their approval; and this alternative method is said to be one in which “no amendments are permitted, and there will be […]

Senate Reverses Course and Advances TPP Fast Track Bill

The U.S. Senate advanced the Fast Track bill today May 14) in a rushed vote following a slew of concessions made to swing Democrats who had voted to block it earlier this week. The setback on Tuesday could have forced proponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), and other secretive, […]

Sessions on the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)

From US Senator Jeff Sessions: “…here are the top five concerns about the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) that must be fully understood and addressed before passage:” “Consolidation Of Power In The Executive Branch. TPA eliminates Congress’ ability to amend or debate trade implementing legislation and guarantees an up-or-down vote on a far-reaching international agreement before […]

Arizona Mother Facing Jail Time for Speaking out Against Medical Kidnapping

One supporter has asked if this is a “hit list.” Melissa Diegel has until Monday (May 18th) to turn over all the contact information, including phone numbers and emails, of every single person that she has communicated with about her daughters, or an Arizona judge says she will go to jail. The Facebook page set […]

Why NSA surveillance is worse than you’ve ever imagined

Last summer, after months of encrypted emails, I spent three days in Moscow hanging out with Edward Snowden for a Wired cover story. Over pepperoni pizza, he told me that what finally drove him to leave his country and become a whistleblower was his conviction that the National Security Agency was conducting illegal surveillance on […]

Medical Kidnapping in the U.S. – Kidnapping Children for Drug Trials

The U.S. federal government has mandated drug research with children. The need for children to participate in drug company research is high, and the temptation to overstep parental rights to force children to participate is great. Researchers publicly admit using money and other rewards to obtain participation of children in their drug trials. Organizations that […]

Ohio CPS Destroys Family of 5 – Parents Acquitted of Any Wrong Doing

Living in a small Ohio town, Chris and Kathy Butner felt their lives were complete. They hadn’t had an easy road, but always tried to do their best for their family of 5 children, from their oldest son having asthma to their 10 year old, who was diagnosed with ADHD and seizures. If that wasn’t […]