Humans have been using gold as a store of value for millennia. The earliest pure gold coins date to about 560 B.C. in what is now Turkey. Gold coins proliferated for many reasons: The metal is shiny, durable, malleable, easy to test for authenticity,
When FBI Special Agent Aaron McFarlane, 41, murdered an individual of interest in the Boston Marathon bombing, a few police officials were reportedly confused. McFarlane was collecting $52,488 a year in disability benefits
A billionaire businessman at the heart of a $2.6 billion state bank scam in Iran, the largest fraud case since the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution, was executed Saturday, state television reported.
The Main Stream media interpretation of the Watergate episode is a fantastic and grotesque distortion of historical truth.
In response to our account of the mysterious large rise in Belgium’s Treasury purchases http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2014/05/12/fed-great-deceiver-paul-craig-roberts/ , it was suggested that the transaction would show up on the Fed’s balance sheet
The appointment of Joe Biden's son to the board of Ukrainian gas firm Burisma has raised eyebrows the world over. The names of the company's actual owners are being protected like state secrets.
If you worked for a federal agency that was killing people at the rate of 100,000 a year, every year, like clockwork, and if you knew it, wouldn’t you feel compelled to say or do something about it?
Judge Christopher Staring has ordered the City of Tucson to fully comply with plaintiff Cecelia Cruz's public records request by June 4th, 2014. Judge Staring made clear in his ruling last Friday that the city lied to plaintiff Cruz and to the cour
The fallout from the red light camera bribery scandal in Chicago could mean ten years in prison and $250,000 in fines for those involved. The US attorney filed charges against the Windy City's deputy transportation commissioner
Pentagon Official: Auditing Goals a 'Challenge'
In the span of a few weeks, an energy firm little-known inside the United States added two members to its board of directors — scoring connections to Secretary of State John Kerry and Vice President Joe Biden ....
Treating cancer has become one of the fastest growing, economically thriving, money making businesses in the United States. This government funded business is shockingly raking in over $1.3 million dollars per patient.
Republican lawmakers are calling for the head of the Veterans Affairs department to step down, amid a series of scandals. In Phoenix, the VA is accused of maintaining a secret list of patients awaiting medical care. As many as 40 veterans may hav
Ademo Freeman (Co-Founder of CopBlock.Org) prepares for wiretapping retrial despite already having served sentence
Google Adsense allows companies and content producers to advertise and generate revenue on Web sites and youtube videos. But, did the search engine giant steal from its customers and video producers? A firestorm of controversy has erupted over all
Having questioned whether Tim Geithner leaked every Fed announcement to the banks during his tenure (but did not mention it in his memoirs) and shown that traders acted on information at faster than the speed of light...
End The War On Drugs, Say Nobel Prize-Winning Economists ... Global War on Drugs ...
The Pentagon wasn’t just defeated by the country’s graft—the Pentagon made it worse.
Ken Paxton was a small-town lawyer with no other business interests or sources of income before he was elected to the Legislature. But since he joined the House Paxton has started or become part of 28 business ventures, state records show.
Harry Reid has run 52 ranchers out of business so far, just like their recent efforts with Cliven Bundy, because of his ownership in Reid Bunkerville, LLC, which holds 93 acres in Nevada.
Wall Street Criminals Threaten that Economy Will Blow Up If They’re Prosecuted
Michigan's powerful Service Employees International Union saw its membership and revenues plummet after reversal of a measure that forced caregivers tending to friends or relatives to be members with their dues paid by those they cared for.
Globalists desperate to loan shark another country into debt slavery
A Massachusetts-based medical company hopes to expand its market into drug-testing private school students with the help of its CEO’s brother. James Kubacki oversees St. Edward High School in Cleveland, and his brother, Raymond Kubacki, is preside
Obama Administration Argues in Favor of Right to Fire Public Employees Who Testify at Corruption Trials
It's a movie cliche as old as the hills. The very first western film adventure, made by Thomas Edison in his rotating studio, was about a train robbery. The second almost certainly told the story I'm about to describe and which we've all seen a hundr
Murray Rothbard called his political philosophy anarcho-capitalism to differentiate it from the far more common “communist anarchism.” Or, rather, it was more common then.
Author Michael Lewis’ newest book, Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, topped The New York Times bestseller list a week after release, and a screen version is rumored to be in the works with bigwig film producer Scott Rudin, whose long list of credits
The goal is control. They want all of us enslaved to debt, they want all of our governments enslaved to debt, and they want all of our politicians addicted to the huge financial contributions that they funnel into their campaigns.
Despite controversy, Ecuador’s president has been successful targeting inequality