- In a shocking verdict, seven anti-government militants including Ammon Bundy, were acquitted in federal court of conspiracy charges stemming from their role in the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon last winter in protest of the Bureau of Land Management’s treatment of the Hammond Family, as supporters cheered outside the courthouse.
- Ammon Bundy, Shawna Cox, David Lee Fry, Jeff Wayne Banta, Neil Wampler and Kenneth Medenbach were found not guilty on all counts, however the court could not reach a verdict on Ryan Bundy regarding a theft charge.
Read more at: In “Shocking Defeat” For Prosecutors, Anti-Government Militant Leader Ammon Bundy And Six Followers Acquited
- Moments ago, Russian president started speaking at the final session of the Valdai International Discussion Club’s 13th annual meeting in Sochi. More than 130 experts and political analysts from Russia and other countries are taking part in this year’s three-day meeting, titled ‘The Future in Progress: Shaping the World of Tomorrow’.
- While Putin’s speech can be seen below, he has already had a handful of soundbites, most notably the following he just said in response to accusations that Russia could influence the US election:
- “Hysteria has been whipped up in the United States about the influence of Russia over the U.S. presidential election,” said Putin, calling it a ruse to cover up for the fact that the U.S. political elite had nothing to say about serious issues such as the country’s national debt or gun control.
Read more at:Putin Asks: “Is America Now A Banana Republic”
- In June the UK shocked the world – or at least the world’s elites – by voting to pull out of the European Union. Economists predicted disaster, EU leaders threatened pain for British exporters and tourists, and the media settled in to watch the UK shrivel and die.
- Four months later, the appropriate response is a yawn rather than a scream.
- UK economy set to shrug off Brexit in latest GDP figures…For now
- (CNBC) – The first indications of how the U.K. economy is performing in the aftermath of the Brexit vote will be known this Thursday, with the release of quarterly gross domestic product (GDP) figures.
- Analysts told CNBC they forecast a 0.4 percent growth in the third quarter of this year – an “upside surprise”
Read more at: This Is What Gold Does In A Currency Crisis, Brexit Edition
- The candidates in the current campaign – or any campaign – are all promising to “bring back good jobs” to “create good jobs.” When asked how they would do that, they are all a little light on details.
- About a year ago, Joe Biden was in Michigan to celebrate the opening of a new manufacturing plant that made “small metal clamps” used in all kinds of industries to hold wiring, hoses. Etc. in place. The largest market is the auto industry but they are sold to hundreds of other manufacturers. Depending on size, shape, and material, these parts sell for a few pennies or less. You have to make a lot of these parts to have any substantial billing numbers.
- This new plant is fully automated and runs 24/7/365 with just 14 people. Joe was quite happy saying “manufacturing is returning to America.”
- However, there is a backstory. That plant had been around for years. It had employed 600 people on two shifts.
Read more at:Why the Jobs Aren’t Coming Back
- As Russia pushes on with the biggest naval deployment since the cold war as Russia’s only carrier group slowly headed toward Syria in a show of force along Europe’s shores, NATO defense ministers are focusing on a ground expansion and aim to make good on a July promise by NATO leaders to send forces to the Baltic states and eastern Poland from early next year. As a result, NATO will press its member allies on Wednesday to “contribute to its biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the Cold War ” as the alliance prepares for a protracted quarrel with Moscow.
- According to Reuters, the US hopes for binding commitments from Europe to fill four battle groups of some 4,000 troops, part of NATO’s response to Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and concern it could try a similar tactic in Europe’s ex-Soviet states.
Read more at:NATO Pushing For “Biggest Military Build-Up On Russia’s Borders” Since The Cold War
- Russia reveals photos of a new highly advanced liquid fuelled heavy ICBM capable of evading anti-missile defences and hitting US territory with 10 tonne nuclear payload.
- The Makeyev Design Bureau – the designer of Russia’s heavy liquid fuelled Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (“ICBMs”) – ie. of missiles capable of reaching US territory from Russian territory, has published the first picture of Russia’s new heavy Sarmat ICBM which is due to enter service shortly, probably in 2018.
- The picture is accompanied by a short statement which reads
- “In accordance with the Decree of the Russian Government ‘On the State Defence Order for 2010 and the planning period 2012-2013,’ the Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau was instructed to start design and development work on the Sarmat.
Read more at:Russia Unveils First Images Of Nuclear Missile Capable Of Reaching US Soil
- It seems the lies about Russia will be never ending. As we explain in our book Splitting Pennies, the world doesn’t work the way most people think. We’ve covered this topic recently, if you haven’t read this article, read it first, “Russia key player US Democrat War on Intelligence for Election:”
- Point 1. Russia didn’t hack the DNC. Listen to Putin’s response here. Or ask Guccifer – the admitted hacker of many such data hacks.
- Point 2. It’s impossible for Russia to ‘hack’ the election and fix the results. But, this is a meme that needs to be implanted because it’s actually the DNC that’s planning to fix the elections, with their establishement friends at Diebold.
- In one sentence, the Establishment is using Russia as a key issue to confuse and manipulate voters on a number of levels.
Read more at:Secret TRUTH about Russia EXPOSED