Feds Raid Indoor Gardeners, Find Only Tomatoes and Squash Plants

by J. D. Heyes (NaturalNews) How insanely out-of-control has the war on drugs become? Apparently now, if all you do is buy equipment to grow plants and vegetables indoors is reason enough to suspect you of conducting illegal drug activity. Case in point: State police and sheriff’s deputies in Kansas raided the home of Adlynn and Robert Harte, two former CIA employees, in a fruitless search for marijuana as part of a two-state drug sweep in conjunction with Missouri police agencies – all because they had bought supplies to grow vegetables inside their home. As a result of getting improperly swept up in the operation, the couple has filed suit “to get more information about why sheriff’s deputies searched their… Read More →

USDA Census Is a Covert Surveillance Operation to Compile Government Database

by Mike Adams (NaturalNews) The USDA “census of agriculture” is a government-run farm surveillance program designed to register and inventory detailed private data on farm assets, operations and personnel. A census form is mailed to each farmer in the United States, accompanied by threats of compliance and a warning that farmers who do not comply will be visited in person by government agents. These agricultural census forms — see a link to a scanned copy below — demands farmers reveal the following information, all of which is compiled into a vast government database: • # of acres of land owned • Physical location of the land • # of acres of croplands harvested • # of acres of pasture land… Read More →

Cyprus Bank Insolvency Quickly Escalating; May Set Off EU Bankageddon

by Mike Adams (NaturalNews) As you may have suspected, there’s far more to the Cyprus bank crisis story than meets the eye. It turns out the shutdown of Cypriot banks has caused a large-scale financial shutdown of the Russian government which uses Cyprus banks for most transactions. On top of that, the EU central bank (ECB) has now issued an ultimatum that threatens to revoke all financial support and crash the Cypriot banks if they can’t come up with 5.8 billion Euros by Monday. Reuters reports: The European Central Bank, which has kept Cyprus’s banks operating with a liquidity lifeline, said the government had until Monday to get a deal in place, or funds would be cut off – putting… Read More →

Yet Another Terrorist Bomb Plot Turns Dreamed Up By The FBI

by J D Heyes (NaturalNews) As unbelievable as it sounds, the nation’s premier domestic law enforcement agency is treating terrorism as a job-justification program, creating one phony “threat” after another to create cases out of thin air. The latest case of what is nothing less than federal entrapment originates in Oakland, Calif., where the FBI announced Feb. 8 that another “bomb plot” had been foiled by agents. According to the East Bay Express newspaper, the supposed bomb was just a fake device that endangered no one because it never would have exploded. According to federal court papers, the inert device was assembled by an undercover FBI agent and supplied to Matthew Adam Llaneza, 28, of San Jose, who is now… Read More →

America’s Financial Downfall: Citizens Raiding 401(k) Plans To Pay Bills

by JD Heyes (NaturalNews) Is chronic, slow economic growth and rising poverty the new normal for America and Americans? Unfortunately, for an increasing number of people, the answer is yes. According to recent reports, a large and growing portion of American workers who are having trouble making ends meet because of rising costs are being forced to raid their retirement accounts for non-retirement needs, “raising broad questions about the effectiveness of one of the most important savings vehicles for old age,” The Boston Globe said. In fact, more than one in four – a staggering 25 percent of workers – with 401(k) and similar retirement savings accounts are now using them to pay current bills, new data indicates. The monetary… Read More →

‘The Sword and Sovereignty,’ and Where the US Went Wrong

by Anthony Wile (The Daily Bell) Introduction: Dr. Vieira holds four degrees from Harvard: A.B. (Harvard College), A.M. and Ph.D. (Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences) and J.D. (Harvard Law School). For over 36 years he has been a practicing attorney, specializing in cases that raise issues of constitutional law. He has presented numerous cases of import before the Supreme Court and written numerous monographs and articles in scholarly journals. His latest scholarly work is The Sword and Sovereignty (2012). Previous works include Constitutional “Homeland Security” (2007), a proposal to begin the revitalization of the constitutional Militia of the several states; Pieces of Eight: The Monetary Powers and Disabilities of the United States Constitution (2d rev. ed. 2002), a… Read More →

In Amerika Law No Longer Exists: The Extermination of Truth

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by Paul Craig Roberts In the 21st century Americans have experienced an extraordinary collapse in the rule of law and in their constitutional protections. Today American citizens, once a free people protected by law, can be assassinated and detained in prison indefinitely without any evidence being presented to a court of their guilt, and they can be sentenced to prison on the basis of secret testimony by anonymous witnesses not subject to cross examination. The US “justice system” has been transformed by the Bush/Obama regime into the “justice system” of Gestapo Germany and Stalinist Russia. There is no difference. In an article available at Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, Stephen Downs, formerly Chief Attorney with the New York State… Read More →

Record Withdrawals At U.S. Banks As Americans Lose Trust In Financial System

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by Ethan A. Huff (NaturalNews) You probably haven’t heard much about it from the mainstream media, but the latest figures released by the privately-owned Federal Reserve (FED) indicate that America’s largest banks saw record cash withdrawals during the first full week of January 2013. As reported by Bloomberg Businessweek and scant others, account holders withdrew a record $114 billion in just one week, which represents the largest one-week withdrawal sum made in America since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The data, which accounts for all cash withdrawals made from the nation’s 25 largest banks, has reportedly shocked many financial analysts who say they are unsure exactly what sparked this minor bank run. Some have speculated that the December 31,… Read More →

HELP: Big Ag Group Trying To Ban Raw Milk Sales In South Carolina

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by Ethan A. Huff [This article is dated by several days, but the story is still very important.] (NaturalNews) It has come to our attention that the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), a national non-governmental organization that claims to represent the interests of American farmers, is right now attempting to covertly eliminate the freedom of South Carolina farmers to sell raw milk at the retail level. One of only a few states that currently recognizes the freedom of individuals to buy and sell raw milk legally, South Carolina is basically being accosted by this Big Ag front group, which will attempt to eliminate raw milk freedom in the Palmetto State at a special meeting to be held on Friday, January… Read More →

Proposition 37 Appears To Have Failed In California

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by Mike Adams (NaturalNews) Proposition 37 appears to have failed at the ballot box in California, according to the California Secretary of State ballot measures results. The GMO labeling ballot measure, which would have required food companies to label the GM content of foods, was defeated with the use of over $45 million in fraudulent advertising and dirty tricks funded by Monsanto, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Kellogg, General Mills, DuPont, Bayer and other food and pesticide companies. Over the last month, this cabal of deceptive companies has funneled money into a campaign of criminal fraud which, among other crimes, fabricated a fake FDA quote and sent out mailers that fraudulently used the FDA seal. A criminal complaint has already been filed with… Read More →