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  • June 20, 2017 Clallam County SMP Update

    My public comment

    Vested Clallam County Citizens have been fearful of how the SMP Update will affect their private property use since Jan 26, 2011.

    INDEED, THIS IS NOT ABOUT PROTECTING SHORE LANDS, WETLANDS, ANIMALS OR RIVERS. THIS IS ABOUT CONTROLLING PEOPLE AND THEIR PRIVATE PROPERTY.  I WISH PEOPLE WOULD WAKE UP TO WHAT IS TAKING PLACE IN THIS COUNTRY, STATE AND COUNTY  WITH REGARDS TO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT CONTROLLING LAND AND IMPOSING HEAVY REGULATIONS ON ALL PRIVATE PROPERTY.

    I received a phone call from a concerned (fearful) Clallam County citizen last night.

    “Pearl, have you read the new SMP Update Draft? Do you know how Steve Grey and (ESA Consultant) Margaret Clancy have changed it? Do you know what’s in it?”

    We talked for over an hour. My understanding of the most outrageous concerns.

    There shall be 200 foot setbacks based on a concocted 100 year plan?  Clallam County SMP Update Requirements prior to any permitted use of private shoreline property shall include, but not limited to,  up to $20,000.00 in …….

    Geotechnical Engineering

    www.whatisgeotech.org/

    IT INCLUDES, WITHOUT BEING LIMITED TO, the analysis, design and construction of foundations, slopes, retaining structures, embankments, roadways, tunnels, levees, wharves, landfills and other systems that are made of or are supported by soil or rock. Geotechnical Societies by Country.

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    The concerned citizen said, Pearl, what are you going to do about this? You have private shoreline property that will be seriously affected.

    IN CLALLAM COUNTY WA, THERE ARE 3300 VESTED SHORELINE PRIVATE PROPERTY  OWNERS THAT SHALL BE SERIOUSLY AFFECTED BY THE OUTRAGEOUS RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED BY SMP UPDATE, I AM JUST ONE OF THEM.

    THE REAL QUESTION IS WHAT ARE OUR ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES GOING TO DO ABOUT IT?

    THEY HAVE VOTERS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE AFFECTED BY THE SMP UPDATE, THAT FEEL VIOLATED BY THE RESTRICTED USE OF THEIR PRIVATE PROPERTY IN CLALLAM COUNTY.

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    INDEED, BUT EVEN MORE TO THE POINT, what business does the government have telling a man whether or not he can plow or not on his own land?  This is not about wetlands and animals or rivers.  This is about controlling people and their property.  I wish people would wake up to what is taking place in this country with regards to central government controlling land and imposing heavy regulations on private property.

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    Farmer Faces $2.8 Million Fine for… Plowing His Field! – Freedom …

    freedomoutpost.com/farmer-faces-2-8-million-fine-for-plowing-his-field/

    May 26, 2017 – A California farmer is facing $2.8 million in fines for plowing his field and planting wheat without a permit. John Duarte of Duarte Nursery is …

    Tim BrownMay 26, 2017

    A California farmer is facing $2.8 million in fines for plowing his field and planting wheat without a permit.

    John Duarte of Duarte Nursery is David going up against Goliath, just like ranchers, farmers and natural health product makers.  His case could set a dangerous precedent that would require farmers to obtain expensive and time-consuming permits from the US Army of Corps Engineers before planting crops.

    “The case is the first time that we’re aware of that says you need to get a (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) permit to plow to grow crops,” said Anthony Francois, a lawyer for the Pacific Legal Foundation. “We’re not going to produce much food under those kinds of regulations.”

    However, U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller sided with the Army Corps last June, in which the US Attorney’s Office is asking for $2.8 million in civil penalties.

    Why?  Who was harmed?  What real and actual crime took place?

    USA Today has the background of the story that began in 2012 when Mr. Duarte planted wheat on land that he bought with his own money, some 450 acres.

    Because the property has numerous swales and wetlands, Duarte hired a consulting firm to map out areas on the property that were not to be plowed because they were part of the drainage for Coyote and Oat creeks and were considered “waters of the United States.”

    Francois conceded that some of the wetlands were plowed but not significantly damaged. He said the ground was plowed to a depth of 4 to 7 inches.

    The Army Corps did not claim Duarte violated the Endangered Species Act by destroying fairy shrimp or their habitat, Francois said.

    This particular freshwater species is unique to California and southern Oregon and has been classified as a threatened species since 1994 because much of its wetlands in California’s Central Valley were converted to cropland or became urban.

    Duarte’s wheat was planted but not harvested because in February 2013 the Army Corps of Engineers and the California Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board issued orders to stop work at the site. The agencies claimed Duarte had violated the Clean Water Act by not obtaining a permit to discharge dredged or fill material into seasonal wetlands considered waters of the United States.

    Duarte sued the Army Corps and the state, alleging they violated his constitutional right of due process by issuing the cease and desist orders without a hearing. The U.S. Attorney’s Office counter-sued Duarte Nursery tto enforce the Clean Water Act violation.

    Farmers plowing their fields are specifically exempt from the Clean Water Act rules forbidding discharging material into U.S. waters, Francois said.

    The government claims that Duarte did not plow but rather used a ripper, which dug 10 inches into the soil and they allege that it disturbed portions of the property that included wetland areas.

    “Even under the farming exemption, a discharge of dredged or fill material incidental to the farming activities that impairs the flow of the waters of the United States still requires a permit because it changes the chemical, physical and biological integrity of the waters,” the U.S. attorney said in court filings.

    Francois claims the penalties are unfair because his client believed the plowing exemption allowed him to till the soil.

    “A plain reading of the rules says you don’t need a permit to do what he did,” Francois said. “How do you impose a multimillion penalty on someone for thinking the law says what it says?”

    Indeed, but even more to the point, what business does the government have telling a man whether or not he can plow or not on his own land?  This is not about wetlands and animals or rivers.  This is about controlling people and their property.  I wish people would wake up to what is taking place in this country with regards to central government controlling land and imposing heavy regulations on private property.

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    The bottom line…

    WHAT AM I GOING TO DO ABOUT IT?

    Just saying, To Local Elected Representatives..

    Changes are taking place in WA DC.

    Don’t lock yourself up by imposing restricted use on Private Property that you can’t defend and uphold in a court of law.


  • Who’s in NSA’S Secret Global Spy Ring?

    Who’s in NSA’S Secret Global Spy Ring?

    March 7, 2017 The NSA, it seems, isn’t the only spy agency hacking the world. Judging by a new, nearly 9,000-page trove of secrets from WikiLeaks, … Let’s add The CIA’s Global Spy Ring.

    WikiLeaks CIA files: The 6 biggest spying secrets revealed by the …

    www.independent.co.uk › Lifestyle › Tech › News

    2 days ago,  March 7, 2017  – WikiLeaks has released a HUGE set of files that it calls “YEAR ZERO” and … The MASSIVE set of documents – over 8000 pages in all – include a …

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    How big is NSA’S global Spy Ring? when you add the CIA? “HUGE-MASSIVE”

    Where would NSA and the CIA archive their “HUGE- MASSIVE” data base from their “HUGE-MASSIVE” Global  Top Secret Spy Ring?

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    JAN 19, 2014  JUST TO MAKE THAT PERFECTLY CLEAR, ON HOW MUCH DATA, THE NSA DATA CENTER COULD ARCHIVE FROM THEIR SECRET GLOBAL SPYING IN 70 YEARS.

    Behind My Back | NSA’s Gotta YOTTABYTE?

    www.behindmyback.org/2014/01/19/nsas-gotta-yottabyte/

    JAN 19, 20141 followed by 24 zeros THE NSA DATA CENTER IN UTAH WILL BE UP AND RUNNING BY THE END OF SEPTEMBER 2014… MUCH HAS BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT JUST HOW …

    WHAT’S A YOTTABTYE?
    A YOTTABYTE = 1,000 ZETTABYTES
    A ZETTABYTES = 1,000,000 EXABYTES
    1,000,000 EXABYTES = 1 BILLION PETTABYTES
    1 BILLION PETTABYTES = 1 TRILLION TERABYTES.

    FOR SOME SENSE OF SCALE, YOU WOULD NEED 400 TERABYTES TO HOLD ALL OF THE BOOKS EVER WRITTEN IN ANY LANGUAGE.

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    “MUCH” HAS BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT JUST HOW?

     NSA’S SECRET GLOBAL SPY RING COLLECTED ALL IT’S DATA

    EINSTEIN SAID, “IF YOU CAN’T EXPLAIN IT SIMPLY, YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND IT VERY WELL.

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    I’M NO GENIUS, BUT HERE GOES…

    I USED TO READ FICTION… I LOVED A GOOD “WHO DUNIT” MYSTERY  UNTIL JAN 26, 2011. WHEN I STARTED READING, RESEARCHING AND DOCUMENTING  FACTS ON THE U.S. GOVERNMENT.

    INDEED, IT  IS MUCH MORE OF A MYSTERY THAN ANY FICTION EVER WRITTEN. period.

     My website behindmyback.org went on line on Jan 29, 2013,  after I had documented for two years, that most of my business was being done by the government, behind closed doors.

    I LOVE HISTORY’S MYSTERIES AND INTRIGUE.

    FROM FRENCH INTRIGUER, TO PLOT, FROM ITALIAN INTRIGARE, TO PLOT, FROM LATIN INTRĪCĀRE, TO ENTANGLE….

    MY INTENT ON MY 885th COMMENT IS IS TO UNTANGLE AND INFORM FREEDOM AND PRIVACY LOVING AMERICAN CITIZENS HOW HUGE AND MASSIVE THE  ILLEGAL SPYING ON AMERICAN CITIZENS, BY NSA, CIA AND THE FBI  HAS BECOME AFTER 70 YEARS 1947-2017

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    JUNE 2013 Files leaked by Edward Snowdon  ” FIVES EYES IS PRISM “

    THE PRISM PROGRAM:  OUR #1 SOURCE OF RAW INTELLIGENCE

    ESTABLISHED IN 2007, THE TOP SECRET PRISM program has allowed us to closely track targeted individuals over time. Our ability to conduct live surveillance of search terms has given us important insights into their thoughts and intentions.

    WHERE PRISM’S PARTNERS  AT THE FBI DITU (DATA INTERCEPT TECHNOLOGY UNIT) extract information from the servers of nine major American internet companies: Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, and Apple. This important partnership gives us direct access to audio, video, photographs, e-mails, documents and connection logs for each of these systems.

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    HOW BIG IS THE U.S. GOVERNMENT CYBERSPACE GLOBAL SPYING APPARATUS OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY (NSA)?

    Simply? “HUGE- MASSIVE”

    THE HISTORY OF TOP SECRET ILLEGAL SPYING 1947-2017

    FOR  70 YEARS, THIS SECRET POST-WAR ALLIANCE OF FIVE ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES HAS BEEN BUILDING A GLOBAL SURVEILLANCE INFRASTRUCTURE TO “MASTER THE INTERNET” AND SPY ON THE WORLD’S COMMUNICATIONS.

    THE USE OF UNDERHAND MACHINATIONS OR DECEITFUL STRATAGEMS, ILLEGALLY SPYING ON AMERICAN CITIZENS.

    1947 CODE NAME “FIVE EYES” FOR PRISIM

    1952  CODE NAME IN “SHAMROCK” FOR NSA

     AND EVEN A  CODE NAMED “FAMILY JEWELS”

    Are there any other NSA surveillance alliances?

    2007, THE TOP SECRET PRISM program

    THE FBI DITU (DATA INTERCEPT TECHNOLOGY UNIT)

    YES INDEED, in addition to the Five Eyes alliance, a number of other surveillance partnerships do exist:

    HOW BIG IS THE U.S. GOVERNMENT CYBERSPACE GLOBAL SPYING APPARATUS OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY (NSA)?

    SIMPLY? “HUGE- MASSIVE”

    EXPANDED FROM FIVE EYES TO NINE EYES TO FOURTEEN EYES, TO AS MANY AS 41 EYES.

    9 Eyes: the Five Eyes, with the addition of Denmark, France, the Netherlands and Norway;

    14 Eyes: the 9 Eyes, with the addition of Germany, Belgium, Italy, Spain and Sweden;

    41 Eyes: all of the above, with the addition of the allied coalition in Afghanistan; 

    Tier B countries with which the Five Eyes have “focused cooperation” on computer network exploitation, including Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Hungry, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey;

    Hmmm? CLUB OF BERNE: 17 MEMBERS INCLUDING PRIMARILY EUROPEAN STATES; THE US IS NOT A MEMBER;

    THE COUNTER TERRORIST GROUP: A WIDER MEMBERSHIP THAN THE 17 EUROPEAN STATES THAT MAKE UP THE CLUB OF BERNE, AND INCLUDES THE US;

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    Mar 11, 2017 added for clarity.

    THE CLUB DE BERNE is an intelligence sharing forum between the intelligence services of the 28 states of the European Union (EU), Norway and Switzerland, named after the city of Bern. IT IS AN INSTITUTION BASED ON VOLUNTARY EXCHANGE OF SECRETS, experience and views as well as discussing problems.[1][2] The Club has existed since 1971

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    NATO Special Committee: made up of the heads of the security services of NATO member countries.

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    AND  THE EVERLASTING SPYING ON EVERYONE, BY THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT’S NSA, CIA, FBI AND ITS GLOBAL VOLUNTARY EXCHANGE OF SECRETS INTELLIGENCE SHARING, THE GLOBAL  SPYING NETWORK  HAS GONE ON FOR SEVENTY (70)  YEARS LEGALLY OR ILLEGALLY.

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    WHAT IS THE FIVE EYES?

    THE FIVE EYES ALLIANCE IS A SECRETIVE, GLOBAL SURVEILLANCE ARRANGEMENT OF STATES COMPRISED OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY (NSA), THE UNITED KINGDOM’S GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS HEADQUARTERS(GCHQ), CANADA’S COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT CANADA (CSEC), THE AUSTRALIAN SIGNALS DIRECTORATE (ASD), AND NEW ZEALAND’S GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY BUREAU (GCSB).

    BEGINNING IN 1946, AN ALLIANCE OF FIVE ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES (THE US, THE  UK, AUSTRALIA, CANADA AND NEW ZEALAND) developed a series of  bilateral agreements over more than a decade that became known as the UKUSA agreement, establishing the Five Eyes alliance for the purpose of sharing intelligence, primarily signals intelligence (SIGINT).

    FOR ALMOST 70 YEARS, THIS SECRET POST-WAR ALLIANCE OF FIVE ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES HAS BEEN BUILDING A GLOBAL SURVEILLANCE INFRASTRUCTURE TO “MASTER THE INTERNET” AND SPY ON THE WORLD’S COMMUNICATIONS.

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    WHAT DOES THE FIVE EYES, (AKA PRISM) AGREEMENT SAY?

    Despite being nearly 70 years old, very little is known about the alliance and the agreements that bind them. While the existence of the agreement has been noted in history books and references are often made to it as part of reporting on the intelligence agencies, there is little knowledge or understanding outside the services themselves of exactly what the arrangement comprises.

    Even within the governments of the respective countries, which the intelligence agencies are meant to serve, there has historically been little appreciation for the extent of the arrangement. In fact, it is so secretive that the Australian prime minister reportedly wasn’t informed of its existence until 1973 and no government officially acknowledged the arrangement by name until 1999. Few documents have been released detailing the Five Eyes surveillance arrangement. To read the documents available, click here for the National Archives and here for the NSA’s release of the UKUSA Agreement.

    Here’s what we do know: under the agreement interception, collection, acquisition, analysis, and decryption is conducted by each of the State parties in their respective parts of the globe, and all intelligence information is shared by default. The agreement is wide in scope and establishes jointly-run operations centres where operatives from multiple intelligence agencies of the Five Eyes States work alongside each other.

    Further, tasks are divided between SIGINT agencies, ensuring that the Five Eyes alliance is far more than a set of principles of collaboration. The level of cooperation under the agreement is so complete that the national product is often indistinguishable.

    WHAT’S THE EXTENT OF FIVE EYES COLLABORATION?

    Together the Five Eyes collaborated and developed specific technical programmes of collection and analysis. One senior member of Britain’s intelligence community said “WHEN YOU GET A GCHQ PASS IT GIVES YOU ACCESS TO THE NSA TOO. YOU CAN WALK INTO THE NSA AND FIND GCHQ STAFF HOLDING SENIOR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS, AND VICE VERSA. When the NSA has a piece of intelligence, it will very often ask GCHQ for a second opinion. There have been ups and downs over the years, of course. But in general, the NSA and GCHQ are extremely close allies. They rely on each other.”

    The close relationship between the five States is also evidenced by documents recently released by Edward Snowden. Almost all of the documents include the classification

    “TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, NZL”

    or “TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, FVEY.”

    THESE CLASSIFICATION MARKINGS INDICATE THE MATERIAL IS TOP-SECRET COMMUNICATIONS INTELLIGENCE (AKA SIGINT) MATERIAL THAT CAN BE RELEASED TO THE US, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, UNITED KINGDOM AND NEW ZEALAND.

    THE PURPOSE OF THE REL TO IS TO IDENTIFY CLASSIFIED INFORMATION THAT A PARTY HAS PREDETERMINED TO BE RELEASABLE (OR HAS ALREADY BEEN RELEASED) THROUGH ESTABLISHED FOREIGN DISCLOSURE PROCEDURES AND CHANNELS, TO A FOREIGN COUNTRY OR INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION.

    The level of co-operation under the UKUSA agreement is so complete that “the national product is often indistinguishable.”

    Another former British spy has said THAT “[C]OOPERATION BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES, PARTICULARLY, IN SIGINT, IS SO CLOSE THAT IT BECOMES VERY DIFFICULT TO KNOW WHO IS DOING WHAT […] IT’S JUST ORGANIZATIONAL MESS.”

    Despite rumours of a “no-spy pact”, there is no prohibition on intelligence-gathering by Five Eyes States on the citizens or residents of other Five Eyes States, although there is a general understanding that citizens will not be directly targeted and where communications are incidentally intercepted there will be an effort to minimize the use and analysis of such communications by the intercepting State.

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    WHO’S IN NSA’S SECRET GLOBAL SPY RING?

    HOW BIG IS NSA’S GLOBAL SPY RING?

    SIMPLY?  “HUGE-MASSIVE”

    WHERE DOES NSA STORE ITS “HUGE” COLLECTION OF SECRET GLOBAL SPYING, NO WORRIES,  REMEMBER, THE NSA YOTTABYTE DATA CENTER IN UTAH WAS UP AND RUNNING THE END OF SEPTEMBER 2014.

    A former British spy has said THAT “COOPERATION BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES, PARTICULARLY, IN SIGINT, IS SO CLOSE

    THAT IT BECOMES VERY DIFFICULT TO KNOW WHO IS DOING WHAT …

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    2013 WIKILEAKS NSA FILES – 2017 WIKILEAKS CIA FILES:  

    WA DC IS IN A DITHER, WHO HAS ACCESS TO U.S.TOP SECRET INTELLIGENCE? WHO’S HACKING? WHO’S LEAKING AMERICAS TOP SECRETS TO THE NEWS PAPERS, THAT THREATEN HOMELAND SECURITY…. INSIDE JOB?  WA DC MUST STOP THE LEAKING?

    INDEED, ALL THINGS CONSIDERED FROM 1947 TO DATE MAR 10, 2017, IT DOES BECOMES VERY DIFFICULT TO KNOW WHO’S DOING WHAT WITH GLOBAL TOP SECRET INTELLIGENCE …

    2013? Are there any other National Security Agency (NSA) SURVEILLANCE ALLIANCES?

    2017  THE CENTRAL INTELLEGENCE AGENCY (CIA) …….

    WikiLeaks CIA files: The 6 biggest spying secrets revealed by the …

    www.independent.co.uk › Lifestyle › Tech › News

    2 days ago – WikiLeaks has released a “HUGE” set of files that it calls “YEAR ZERO” and … The “MASSIVE”  set of documents – over 8000 pages in all – include a …

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     WikiLeaks has released a huge set of files that it calls “Year Zero” which marks  THE 6 BIGGEST SPYING SECRETS REVEALED BY THE RELEASE OF ‘VAULT 7’

    The MASSIVE set of documents – over 8,000 pages in all – include a host of hacking secrets that could embarrass intelligence agencies and the US government, as well as undermining spying efforts across the world.

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    FORTUNATELY FOR AMERICAN CITIZENS PRIVACY INTERNATIONAL HAS HAD THEIR EYES ON THE GLOBAL “HUGE-MASSIVE TOP SECRET SPYING NETWORK.

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    The Five Eyes | Privacy International

    https://www.privacyinternational.org/node/51

    One senior member of Britain’s intelligence community said “When you get a GCHQ … Club of Berne: 17 members including primarily European States; the US is …

    Few documents have been released detailing the Five Eyes surveillance arrangement. To read the documents available, click here for the National Archives and here for the NSA’s release of the UKUSA Agreement.

    Here’s what we do know: under the agreement interception, collection, acquisition, analysis, and decryption is conducted by each of the State parties in their respective parts of the globe, and all intelligence information is shared by default. The agreement is wide in scope and establishes jointly-run operations centres where operatives from multiple intelligence agencies of the Five Eyes States work alongside each other.

    A former British spy has said THAT “COOPERATION BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES, PARTICULARLY, IN SIGINT, IS SO CLOSE

    Mar 11, 2017 The bottom line

    IT BECOMES VERY DIFFICULT TO KNOW WHO IS DOING WHAT …

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    Albert Einstein also said,“Never regard study as a duty but as an enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later works belong.”

    Einstein is referring to ones ‘legacy’ and its intended future recipients as being willfully purposed to benefit them on their journey through this gift of life given to us by God” R. Alan Wood

    Indeed..


  • The SES Government of 7000 Strangers?

    The SES Government of 7000 Strangers?

    I am directing all questions,  to elected SENATORS JOHNSON, MCCAIN, PORTMAN, LANKFORD, ERNST, SASSE, CARPER, MCCASKILL, BALDWIN, HEITKAMP, AND PETERS PRESENT.

     As members of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC) Committee 

    THE 7000 SENIOR EXECUTIVE CAREER  OPERATIVES IN THE SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE (SES) ARE NOT STRANGERS TO YOU.

    As Required by Public Law No: 114-136 (03/18/2016)

    THE OFFICE OF PERSONNEL AND MANAGEMENT (OPM) TO REPORT THE NUMBER, NAMES, TITLES, AND PAY OF ALL POLITICAL APPOINTEES WHO HAVE BEEN CONVERTED TO CAREER POSITIONS (SES) TO THE COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT & GOVERNMENT REFORM (OGR) AND THE HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE (HSGAC) ON A QUARTERLY BASIS.

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    YOU THE ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES IN THE U.S.GOVERNMENT, KNOW EXACTLY WHO THEY ARE, AND YOU KNOW EXACTLY WHAT THEY DO.

    A government of strangers: Executive politics in Washington

    H Heclo – 2011 – books.google.com

    HOW DO POLITICAL APPOINTEES TRY TO GAIN CONTROL OF THE WASHINGTON BUREAUCRACY?

     HOW DO HIGH-RANKING CAREER BUREAUCRATS TRY TO ENSURE ADMINISTRATIVE CONTINUITY?

    THE ANSWERS ARE SOUGHT IN THIS ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONS BETWEEN APPOINTEES AND BUREAUCRATS that uses the participants’ own words to describe the imperatives they face and the strategies they adopt.


    SHIFTING ATTENTION AWAY FROM THE WELL-PUBLICIZED ACTIONS OF THE PRESIDENT
    , High Heclo

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    FEB 14, 2017 WHO’S LEAKING CLASSIFIED INFORMATION, THAT THREATENS NATIONAL SECURITY? SHIFTING ATTENTION AWAY FROM THE WELL-PUBLICIZED ACTIONS OF THE PRESIDENT?

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    Feb. 15, 2017 WIKILEAKED “AMAZING BATTLE FOR DOMINANCE IS PLAYING OUT BETWEEN THE ELECTED US GOVT & THE IC WHO CONSIDER THEMSELVES TO BE THE ‘PERMANENT GOVERNMENT’,” ASSANGE WROTE.

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    WHAT A MESS…

    THE ELECTED US GOVERNMENT, PRESIDENT TRUMP, MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE AND SENATE,

    THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY (IC),THE COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS (HSGAC)  &

    THE IC WHO CONSIDER THEMSELVES TO BE THE ‘PERMANENT GOVERNMENT’

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    I do investigating reporting on my website.

    Concerned American Citizens send me tips, I received one the first week in Nov 2016, about a FOURTH SECRET POWER EMBEDDED in the US Government.

    WHAT THE HELL IS THE FOURTH SECRET POWER IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT?

    In the U.S. Constitution there are only THREE  separate powers of Government

    ONE IMPORTANT PRINCIPLE EMBODIED IN THE U.S. CONSTITUTION IS SEPARATION OF POWERS. … EACH OF THE THREE GOVERNMENTAL BRANCHES, LEGISLATIVE, EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIAL, “CHECKS” THE POWERS OF THE OTHER BRANCHES TO MAKE SURE THAT THE PRINCIPAL POWERS OF THE GOVERNMENT ARE NOT CONCENTRATED IN THE HANDS OF ANY SINGLE BRANCH.

    I’ve spent hundreds of hours researching, reading, documenting and critically thinking (connecting the dots) and there is only one fourth secret power embedded in the US Government, that fits the criteria.

    ARE THE 7000 (SES) SENIOR CAREER UNTOUCHABLE  EXECUTIVES IN CIVIL SERVICE, TRAINED AND PROVIDED BY (SES) THAT OPERATES AND OVERSEE NEARLY EVERY GOVERNMENT ACTIVITY IN APPROXIMATELY 75 FEDERAL AGENCIES.

    Senior Executive Service – OPM

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/seniorexecutiveservice/

    The Senior Executive Service (SES) lead America’s workforce. … SES MEMBERS ARE THE MAJOR LINK BETWEEN THESE APPOINTEES and the rest of the Federal workforce. THEY OPERATE AND OVERSEE NEARLY EVERY GOVERNMENT ACTIVITY IN APPROXIMATELY 75 FEDERAL AGENCIES.

    HOW POWERFUL ARE THE SES CAREER EXECUTIVE?

    THE SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE (SES) IS A CORPS OF MEN AND WOMEN WHO ADMINISTER PUBLIC PROGRAMS

     AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT..

    SES LEVEL V – O-7 – BRIGADIER GENERAL

     

    Civilian to Military Rank – FederalPay

    https://www.federalpay.org/article/civilian-to-military-rank

     

    Equivalent Civilian to Military Ranks

    Civilian Grade Military Rank

    Army Title

    GS-13

    O-4

    Major

    GS-14

    O-5

    Lieutenant Colonel

    GS-15

    O-6

    Colonel

    SES LEVEL V

    O-7

    BRIGADIER GENERAL

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    HOW DO HIGH-RANKING CAREER BUREAUCRATS TRY TO ENSURE ADMINISTRATIVE CONTINUITY?

    Obama signs “Ted Kaufman’s” Transition Act – The News Journal

    www.delawareonline.com/story/opinion/…/obamasigns-ted…transition…/82255556/

    MAR 25, 2016 – A BILL SIGNED MARCH 18, BY PRESIDENT OBAMA bears the name of a Delawarean, Ted Kaufman. The “Edward ‘Ted’ Kaufman and Michael Leavitt

     PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITIONS ... President Obama’s handoff to his successor will be much smoother. … In a rare bipartisan moment it passed the Senate unanimously

    Presidential Transitions Improvements Act of 2015.”\17\

    (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 to direct the President to plan and coordinate activities to facilitate an efficient transfer of power to a successor President, including by: (1) not later than six months before a presidential election, establishing and operating a White House transition coordinating council; and (2) establishing and operating an agency transition directors council.

    To ENSURE that agencies plan adequately for transitions, this section also requires that not later than six months before Election Day, the head of each agency

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    Just asking? TO ENSURE IN APPROXIMATELY 75 FEDERAL AGENCIES?

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    SHALL DESIGNATE A SENIOR CAREER EMPLOYEE of each major component and subcomponent of the agency to overseetransition activities.  Also, not later than September 15 of a presidential election year, for each critical non-career position in an agency,

    the head of the agency SHALL DESIGNATE A QUALIFIED CAREER EMPLOYEE to serve in an acting capacity during the transition. THIS SECTION ALSO REQUIRES, to the greatest extent practicable, the negotiation of memorandums of understanding between the incumbent administration (acting through the Federal Transition Coordinator) and the transition teams of major candidates, not later than November 1 of a presidential election year. To the greatest extent practicable, the memorandums of understanding SHALL BE BASED on those from past transitions.

    (Sec. 4) This section directs the Office of Personnel Management to submit

     TO SPECIFIED CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES ANNUAL REPORTS ON REQUESTS BY AGENCIES TO APPOINT POLITICAL APPOINTEES OR FORMER POLITICAL APPOINTEES TO NONPOLITICAL CIVIL SERVICE POSITIONS.

    These reports shall be submitted quarterly in the last year of a presidential term or in the last year of the second consecutive term of a President.

    (Sec. 5) This section directs the Government Accountability Office to report to specified congressional committees on final significant regulatory actions promulgated during the last 120-day period of presidential administrations ending in 2001, 2009, and 2017.

    A significant regulatory action means any regulatory action that is likely to result in a rule that may: (1) have an annual effect on the economy of $100 million or more or adversely affect in a material way the economy, the environment, productivity, competition, jobs, public health or safety, or state, local, or tribal governments or communities; (2) create a serious inconsistency or otherwise interfere with an agency action; (3) materially alter the budgetary impact of entitlements, grants, user fees, or loan programs,

    OR (4) RAISE NOVEL LEGAL OR POLICY ISSUES.

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    HOW CONSTITUTIONAL IS THE “UNCHECKED” (SES) SENIOR EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF FOURTH POWER?

    IN THE U.S. CONSTITUTION THERE ARE ONLY THREE  SEPARATE POWERS OF GOVERNMENT

    ONE IMPORTANT PRINCIPLE EMBODIED IN THE U.S. CONSTITUTION IS SEPARATION OF POWERS. … EACH OF THE THREE GOVERNMENTAL BRANCHES, LEGISLATIVE, EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIAL, “CHECKS” THE POWERS OF THE OTHER BRANCHES TO MAKE SURE THAT THE PRINCIPAL POWERS OF THE GOVERNMENT ARE NOT CONCENTRATED IN THE HANDS OF ANY SINGLE BRANCH.

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    Just saying….THE KGB… was originally designed in March 1954  to be a state security committee and was attached to the Council of Ministers.


  • WikiLeaks Hillary’s 2 Faces and 5 Eyes

    YEP… WikiLeaks Hillary Has 2 Faces and 5 Eyes

    The WikiLeak Scandal?

    The scandal broke in early June 2013 when the Guardian newspaper reported that the US National Security Agency (NSA) was collecting the telephone records of tens of millions of Americans.

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    THE PUBLIC MIGHT INSTINCTIVELY FEEL THAT SOMETHING IS WRONG

    Seattle grounds police drone program | The Seattle Times

    www.seattletimes.com/seattle…/seattle-grounds-policedrone-progra…

    The Seattle Times

    FEB 7, 2013 – Mayor Mike McGinn has pulled the plug on the department’s controversial drone program even before it got off the ground.

    The announcement came one day after the city held a public hearing on a proposed ordinance outlining restrictions for the department’s drone program, WHICH DREW VOCAL OPPOSITION FROM NUMEROUS CITIZENS CONCERNED WITH INTRUSIONS INTO THEIR PRIVACY.

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    WOW…  HILLARY THINKS SHE OWNS ALL OF THE 2016 WA STATE VOTERS

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    THE PUBLIC MIGHT INSTINCTIVELY FEEL THAT SOMETHING IS WRONG

    ”NOAA testing drones to monitor Wash. Coast
    By Sandi Doughton, The Seattle Times Published: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 10:13 am
    Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

    THE SCIENTIFIC USE OF DRONES HASN’T YET DRAWN THE SAME TYPE OF PRIVACY CONCERNS THAT FORCED THE SEATTLE POLICE DEPARTMENT TO WAREHOUSE ITS UNMANNED AIRCRAFT.

     SEVERAL STATES, INCLUDING IDAHO AND MONTANA, ENACTED RESTRICTIONS THIS YEAR ON THE USE OF DRONES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OR TO SPY ON PEOPLE.

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    THE PUBLIC MIGHT INSTINCTIVELY FEEL THAT SOMETHING IS WRONG

    July 17, 2013,

    After so many instances of government snooping, like the National Security Agency combing through phone and Internet records, Hewett said she doesn’t trust scientists who say the images and data they collect will be used only for research.

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    Behind My Back | Drone on Big Brother

    www.behindmyback.org/2013/07/23/drone-on-bigbrother/

    Jul 23, 2013It disturbs me that this is what my grandchildren and great-grandchildren are going to be living with,” Hewett said. “A Big Brother society that is … watching you everywhere.

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    Behind My Back | NSA’s Gotta YOTTABYTE?

    www.behindmyback.org/2014/01/19/nsas-gotta-yottabyte/

    Jan 19, 2014 – Jul 24, 2013 – A guide from Cisco explains that a yottabyte = 1,000 …

    AND, What NSA can’t do now, it will certainly be able to do in a half …

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    Hmmm… DRONES FOR RESEARCH

     AND WIKILEAKS OTHER USES FOR DRONES?

     WikiLeaks NOVEMBER 23, 2010 THE PRIVATE FACE OF HILLARY AND HER SERVER

    Report: Clinton mulled killing Wikileaks’ Julian Assange with drone strike

    Tuesday NOVEMBER 23, 2010 shortly after 8 a.m. Clinton met with staff on Mahogany Row at the State Department to attempt to formulate a strategy to avert Assange’s plans to release an enormous batch of 250,000 secret cables, dating from 1966 to 2010.

    Clinton’s State Department was getting pressure from President Obama and his White House inner circle, as well as heads of state internationally, to try and cutoff Assange’s delivery of the cables and if that effort failed, then to forge a strategy to minimize the administration’s public embarrassment over the contents of the cables.

    Hence, Clinton’s early morning November meeting of State’s top brass who floated various proposals to stop, slow or spin the Wikileaks contamination.

    That is when a frustrated Clinton, sources said, at some point blurted out a controversial query.

    “CAN’T WE JUST DRONE THIS GUY?” CLINTON OPENLY INQUIRED, offering a simple remedy to silence Assange and smother Wikileaks via a planned military drone strike, according to State Department sources.

    The statement drew laughter from the room which quickly died off when the Secretary kept talking in a terse manner, sources said.

    Clinton said Assange, after all, was a relatively soft target, “walking around” freely and thumbing his nose without any fear of reprisals from the United States. Clinton was upset about Assange’s previous 2010 records releases,

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    …[E]mails previously released from Clinton’s private server reveal Anne Marie Slaughter, a former director of policy planning at the State Department, sent an email on the same day in 2010 on the subject of possible “nonlegal strategies” for dealing with WikiLeaks. That email also notes that a meeting was held that day to discuss WikiLeaks.

    THE PUBLIC MIGHT INSTINCTIVELY FEEL THAT SOMETHING IS WRONG

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    The two faces of Hillary PUBLIC AND PRIVATE

    THE  “FIVE EYES” of Hillary

    CLASSIFIED TWO LEVELS ABOVE TOP SECRET

    THE US-LED “FIVE EYES” SPYING ALLIANCE MEMBERS,  UK, CANADA, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND.

    2011 OCT. 11: WIKILEAKS, DOCUMENTS, I.E. THE MERKEL DOCUMENT IS CLASSIFIED TWO LEVELS ABOVE TOP SECRET, AN INDICATOR THAT THE MATERIAL IS CONSIDERED HIGHLY SENSITIVE.

    NOTE: 2011 OCT. 11: HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON WAS THE SECRETARY OF STATE

    EVEN SO, IT IS CLEARED FOR SHARING WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF

    THE US-LED “FIVE EYES” SPYING ALLIANCE OF UK, CANADA, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND.

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    I found this 44 page document by Glenn Greenwald online

    NO PLACE TO HIDE  [PDF] NPTH-03-WIDE.PDF

    https://cryptome.wikileaks.org/2014/05/npth-03.pdf

    OFFENSIVE CYBER-OPERATIONS, WERE AMONG THE US GOVERNMENT’S …. 2011 ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE FIVE EYES ALLIANCE, for … clear that the British spy agency also uses this phrase to … For each individual country, the NSA also produces a daily.

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    WikiLeaks… Boundless “FIVE EYES” cyber spying Information in a 30 day period IN 2013  on emails and phone calls?

    COLLECTING 96 billion emails and 124 billion phone calls from around the world.

    in JUST a 30 day period in 2013.

    Today is Oct 26, 2016 HOW MUCH CYBER SPYING DATA HAS BEEN COLLECTED SINCE 2013?

    THERE IS NO PRACTICAL “HUMAN” APPLICATION FOR THAT AMOUNT OF SECRET DATA FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD.

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    Remember,  Hillary Clinton served as United States Secretary of State, under President Barack Obama, from 2009 to 2013, overseeing the department that conducted the Foreign policy of Barack Obama. She was preceded in office by Condoleezza Rice, and succeeded by John Kerry.

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    NO PLACE TO HIDE

    Edward Snowden the NSA and the US surveillance state

    Dedicated to those many who have sought to shine light on the US governments secret mass surveillance state.

     The vast majority of the files in the archive were designated as “TOP SECRET”. Most of these were marked “FVERY” meaning that they were approved for distribution only to NSA’S four closest surveillance allies UK, CANADA, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND….

     Boundless Information in a 30 day period on emails and phone calls?

    96 billion emails and 124 billion phone calls from around the world.

    Germany 500 million, Brazil 2.3 billion, India 13.5 billion, France 70 million, Spain 60 million, Italy 47 billion…….

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    Just saying Seattle’s $82,000 invasion of privacy drones,

    Paid for with American tax dollars ended up as……

    A ‘Gift’ for the LAPD: Two Surveillance Drones Kicked Out of Seattle …

    motherboard.vice.com/read/lapd-seattle-surveillance-drones

    Vice Jun 4, 2014 – Last week, the Los Angeles police department announced a new … As the press release emphasizes, these drones didn’t cost Los Angeles a cent. … criticism for failing to inform city hall about its drone purchases for more than a year. … SPD and the Department of Homeland Security, which paid $82,000 to …

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    The bottom line when you VOTE for president

    VOTE FOR DONALD J. TRUMP

    What you see is what you get, one face and two eyes, keenly focused on AMERICA


  • WikiLeaks NSA Spies, Hillary Lies, US Demise?

    The NSA Spying scandals revealed by former U.S. intelligence analyst Edward Snowden HAS DESTROYED ALL TRUST BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT I.E. OBAMA AND HILLARY and AMERICA’S EUROPEAN ALLIES, AND BRAZIL AND MEXICO AND?

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    THE PREVIOUS PUBLICATIONS BY WIKILEAKS

    SHOWED SYSTEMATIC US TARGETING ON THE HIGHEST OFFICIALS,

    INCLUDING THREE FRENCH PRESIDENTS

    AND THE CURRENT CHANCELLOR OF GERMANY,

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    NOTE INSERT

    The Merkel document details a US intercept of the Chancellor on

    11 October 2011 and IS CLASSIFIED TWO LEVELS ABOVE TOP SECRET,

    an indicator that the material is considered highly sensitive.

    Even so, it is cleared for sharing with other members of

    THE US-LED “FIVE EYES” SPYING ALLIANCE OF UK, CANADA, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND.

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    THE FRENCH AND GERMAN ECONOMICS MINISTRIES,

    THE EU CENTRAL BANK AND A BLANKET EFFORT AGAINST ALL SIGNIFICANT FRENCH PRIVATE INDUSTRY.

    THE US ALSO EXTENSIVELY TARGETED BRAZIL’S DIPLOMACY, TARGETING THE PHONES OF ITS FOREIGN MINISTER AND ITS AMBASSADORS TO GERMANY, FRANCE, THE EU, THE US AND GENEVA.

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    THE INTERNATIONAL ANIMOSITY FROM AMERICAN ALLIES CAUSED BY OBAMA AND  HILLARY?

    (a feeling of strong dislike, ill will, or enmity that tends to display itself in action)

    IS NOT COMPLICATED…. when you connect the dots 2010-2016

    The clout that the United States enjoys in global affairs has been on the demise since Obama’s presidential inauguration in 2009.

    The bottom Line

    Oct. 24, 2016 It’s not the American People against the world…

    It’s the world against Obama and Hillary’s  foreign policy and Political agenda.

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    President Obama insulted China, Obama did not invite China to join the American-driven trans-pacific partnership Trade Pact, insisting that Beijing should not be allowed to write the rules for 21st- century commerce.

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    INTERNATIONAL ANIMOSITY IN ACTION

    The formation of Two world banks.

     To Avoid any confusion in this post, let’s call them

    THE CHINESE BEIJING BANK AND THE RUSSIAN PUTIN BANK

     THE MAIN OBJECTIVE OF BOTH BANKS IS SAME I.E.?  

    Hmmm… EXCLUDING THE U.S.GOVERNMENT FROM WHAT?

    MOST OF AMERICA’S CLOSEST ALLIES SIGNED UP FOR The CHINA-LED ASIAN INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT BANK (AIIB)

    INCLUDING BRITAIN, GERMANY, AUSTRALIA AND SOUTH KOREA. ALTOGETHER 57 COUNTRIES HAVE JOINED,

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    BRICS bank launched in China as alternative to World Bank, IMF …Jul 21, 2015 timesofindia.indiatimes.com › Business

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    Add the Brazilian target list to the previous publications by WikiLeaks

    A top secret US National Security Agency target list of 29 key Brazilian government phone numbers that were selected for intensive interception.  Read the full list of NSA high priority targets for Brazil published today here US ‘spied on Brazil and Mexico presidents’

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    INTERNATIONAL ANIMOSITY IN ACTION

    Brazil’s president cancels US state visit over spying revelations …

    www.telegraph.co.uk › … › World News › South America › Brazil

    The Daily Telegraph

    Sep 17, 2013 – Brazil’s president cancels US state visit over spying revelations … attempt to salvage the trip, is a big blow to relations between the two biggest economies in the Americas.

    The trip was expected to be a platform for deals on oil exploration and biofuels technology, and Brazil’s potential purchase of fighter jets from Chicago-based Boeing Co.

    A defense contract worth more than $4 billion that Boeing is seeking for the sale of 36 F-18 fighter jets to the Brazilian Air Force could be the main victim of the spying affair.

    BRAZILIAN OFFICIALS HAVE SAID BRAZIL CANNOT BUY SUCH STRATEGIC AIRCRAFT FROM A COUNTRY IT CANNOT TRUST.

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    As Trump would say… “Another REALLY BAD DEAL for the US economy.”

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    Greece and the BRICS Bank, a Forgotten Scenario? – Red (Team …

    https://www.redanalysis.org/2015/06/…/greece-and-the-brics-bank-a-forgotten-scenari…

    And,  JUN 30, 2015 – GREECE, WAS THE FIRST COUNTRY BAILED OUT BY THE NEW BRICS BANK AND FUND? … This scenario obviously assumes that such bailouts will be part of the … has no aggressive plans, will always prefer political settlement’ – Putin“, RT, …

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    Indeed, none of the BRICS,   BRAZIL, RUSSIA, INDIA, CHINA AND SOUTH AFRICA, have an interest in a collapse of the Euro, as their aim is to favour a truly multipolar world (e.g. “‘BRICS key to multipolar world’- Putin“, The BRICS Post, 22 March 2013). Their interest is more likely to put an end of a U.S.-led unipolar world and thus to the supremacy of the U.S. Dollar, upheld by the Washington consensus, as we have followed here (see “Of Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Petrodollars“, 16 April 2015;  “Risks on the USD supremacy“, 27 March 2014, etc.).

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    57 nations approved as founder members of China-led AIIB | South …

    THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION  SUFFERED A HUMILIATING DIPLOMATIC DEFEAT LAST SPRING

    LEAVING THE UNITED STATES AND JAPAN ON THE OUTSIDE.

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    WikiLeaks – NSA Helped CIA Outmanoeuvre Europe on Torture

    www.statewatch.org/…/WikiLeaks-NSA-Helped-CIA-Outmanoeuvre-Europ…

    Statewatch Jul 20, 2015 – Top German NSA Targets (/nsa-germany/selectors.html). Top German NSA … era, including numbers for offices in Bonn and targeting Joschka. Fischer, Vice …. targeted by the. NSA, showing systematic mass spying on the Chancellor and the … US approach to its targeting of French officials, which showed.

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    Obama’s global allies?

    Who Is America’s Closest Ally? — Beijing Review

    www.bjreview.com.cn/world/txt/2015-06/15/content_692433.htm

     As a result, only Japan has taken a negative attitude toward the AIIB, which has been used as an evidence by Abe to illustrate that JAPAN IS THE CLOSEST ALLY OF THE UNITED STATES.

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    AND OBAMA has his new best friend, Cuba, and the World Bank.

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    Hillary has  the Bilderberg, European “World Bank” $$$ backing her for president, her experience as a failed Secretary of State, and her WikiLeaks lies, the Clinton’s Pay and Play…

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    We the People of United States of America haven’t  got a single powerful ally left in the world.

    Obama and Hilary have left us with military alliances. period.

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     DESTROYED ALL TRUST?  HOW COULD THE REVELATIONS OF A MAMMOTH GLOBAL DATA COLLECTION SYSTEM,  BY THE US-LED “FIVE EYES” SPYING ALLIANCE OF UK, CANADA, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND. — ON PREVIOUSLY UNHEARD OF SCALE?

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    WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange said:

     “Today’s publication further demonstrates that the United States’ economic espionage campaign extends to Germany and to key European institutions and issues such as the European Central Bank and the crisis in Greece. Our publication today also shows how the UK is assisting the US to spy on issues central to Europe. Would France and Germany have proceeded with the BRICS bailout plan for Greece if this intelligence was not collected and passed to the United States – who must have been horrified at the geopolitical implications?”

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    BRICS bank launched in China as alternative to World Bank, IMF …

    Jul 21, 2015 timesofindia.indiatimes.com › Business

    The BRICS BANK,  BRAZIL, RUSSIA, INDIA, CHINA AND SOUTH AFRICA

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    Greece and the BRICS Bank, a Forgotten Scenario? – Red (Team …

    https://www.redanalysis.org/2015/06/…/greece-and-the-brics-bank-a-forgotten-scenari…

    Jun 30, 2015 – Greece, the first country also bailed out by the new BRICS bank and fund? … This scenario obviously assumes that such bailouts will be part of the … has no aggressive plans, will always prefer political settlement’ – Putin“, RT, …

    Indeed, none of the BRICS have an interest in a collapse of the Euro, as their aim is to favour a truly multipolar world (e.g. “‘BRICS key to multipolar world’- Putin“, The BRICS Post, 22 March 2013). Their interest is more likely to put an end of a U.S.-led unipolar world and thus to the supremacy of the U.S. Dollar, upheld by the Washington consensus, as we have followed here (see “Of Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Petrodollars“, 16 April 2015;  “Risks on the USD supremacy“, 27 March 2014, etc.).

    “BRICS members advocate the creation of a more balanced and just system of global economic relations. The emerging markets are interested in long-term sustainable economic growth worldwide and reforms of the financial and economic architecture to make it more efficient,” the president said.

    RUSSIA, PUTIN ASSERTED, IS THE INITIATOR OF THE BRICS FORMAT AND CHAIR AT ITS FIRST SUMMIT IN YEKATERINBURG IN 2009.

    The Russian president approved the Concept of the Russian Federation’s Participation in the BRICS group yesterday.

    BRICS will lay down joint approaches to international crises, said Putin.

    “For the Durban summit, we are working on a joint declaration setting forth our fundamental approaches to pressing international issues, i.e. crisis in Syria, Afghanistan, Iran and the Middle East,” he said.

    Putin also denied a possible face-off with Western nations by saying, “We do not view BRICS as a geopolitical competitor to western countries or their organisations.”

    ONE THING LEADS TO ANOTHER…

    Greece sells country’s largest port to China | The BRICS Post

    thebricspost.com/greece-sells-countrys-largest-port-to-china/

    Apr 9, 2016 – China has described a deal to sell Greece’s biggest port to Chinese … at the port which it plans to turn into a logistics hub for Chinese exports to Europe. … held talks in Brussels on Friday on the country’s key bailout review.

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    The bottom Line

    Oct. 24, 2016 It’s not the American People against the world…

    It’s the world against Obama and Hillary’s  public and private foreign policy and Political agenda.


  • In An Apparent Shell Game S.2012

    The bill in question is No. S.2012 -the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016

    In an apparent “SHELL GAME” likely intended to disguise a hidden agenda and to confuse the American public, Congress is considering “BEHIND CLOSED DOORS” two versions of S.2012.

    U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK-R) is pushing a massive 792 page Senate Energy bill incorporating more than 393 amendments covering these and other policy areas

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    Polson, Montana –September 14, 2016

    According to nonprofit Western States Constitutional Rights, LLC,

    S.2012 contains VERY harmful tribal government forest management provisions that could severely diminish the constitutionally protected rights of western and rural private property owners throughout the  United States

    In an apparent “SHELL GAME” likely intended to disguise a hidden agenda and to confuse the American public, Congress is considering “BEHIND CLOSED DOORS” two versions of S.2012.

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    Why would the Politico’s establishment of this Congressional Mumbo Jumbo confuse the American public?

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    snippet…

    It is understood that the Senate passed the Murkowski version without forestry measures in April 2016, while the U.S. House of Representatives passed a second version with both forestry and tribal forest management measures in May 2016,namely,H.R. 2647 –the Resilient Federal

    Forests Act of 2015. H.R. 2647 was sponsored by Representative Bruce Westerman (AR-R) and cosponsored by 11 Republicans and 2 Democrats. It seems H.R. 2647 was incorporated within the House version of S.2012 via an amendment adding new Title VII as part of “Division B, Titles I-X”.1 On September 8, 2016, the two versions of House/Senate S.2012 were submitted to a Congressional conference committee to be reconciled for ultimate passage by both chambers and signature into law by President Obama.

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    DON’T WAIT UNTIL S.2012 IS PASSED  BY CONGRESS, LIKE OBAMACARE, TO FIND OUT WHAT’S IN THE NORTH AMERICAN ENERGY SECURITY AND INFRASTRUCTURE ACT OF 2016  

    We the People must demand an end to the secrecy, shady backroom deals, and usurpation of our natural and constitutional freedoms and property rights.

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    WELL NOT REALLY…

    WE THE PEOPLE MUST INFORM AMERICAN CITIZENS REGARDING USURPATION’S of  S.2012

    THAN ON NOV 8, 2016 WE THE PEOPLE  VOTE FOR TRUMP.

    AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TRUMP PUTS AN END TO ALL OF THE SECRECY, SHADY BACKROOM DEALS, AND USURPATION OF OUR NATURAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL FREEDOMS AND PROPERTY RIGHTS.

    ENDING A MASSIVE  NUMBER OF GOVERNMENT USURPATION’S

    By definition an act of usurping; wrongful or illegal encroachment, infringement, or seizure.

    INCLUDING OBAMA’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS

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    A UN and tribal takeover? – Canada Free Press

    canadafreepress.com/…/energybillshidden-tribal-forest-management-amp-other-pro

    2 days ago – Hidden provisions in congressional energy bills undermine America’s … of private property owners throughout the United States, the Western States … shared by many citizens throughout the western and rural United States.

     

    By Lawrence Kogan —— Bio and Archives September 17, 2016

    A MASSIVE 792-PAGE SENATE ENERGY COMMITTEE BILL THREATENS TO AUTHORIZE FEDERAL BUREAUCRATS TO CEDE EXTENSIVE CONTROL OVER WESTERN STATE WATER AND PROPERTY RIGHTS, ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND FOREST MANAGEMENT TO NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES, LOCAL UN SUSTAINABILITY COUNCILS AND RADICAL ENVIRONMENTALIST GROUPS.

     CERTAIN PROVISIONS COULD UNDERMINE THE FOUNDATIONS OF OUR NATION FROM WITHIN OUR NATION.

    S.2012, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016, incorporates some 393 amendments. Incredibly, it is being driven forward by U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and other members of Congress behind closed doors. Probably very few have read the bill in its entirety. Virtually none understand its likely impacts on western and other rural land, water and property rights, potentially throughout America, or on the families and communities whose lives will be upended.

    This secretive approach—with no opportunities for meaningful public examination or comment, even by those who will be most affected—is almost unprecedented. It could well become another example of “we have to pass it to find out what’s in it.” But numerous people will have to live with the consequences, while the authors and implementers walk away exempted, unscathed and unaccountable.

    The bill’s tribal government forest management provisions are extremely harmful and could severely diminish the constitutionally protected rights of private property owners throughout the United States, the Western States Constitutional Rights consortium emphasizes. Indeed, the pending legislation is itself unconstitutional, as explained in a legal memorandum the consortium sent to 13 members of Congress.

    This Montana-based nonprofit was formed to safeguard the property rights of farmers, ranchers and other land and business owners against reckless federal, state and local government laws, regulations and policies. WSCR members live on or near the Flathead Irrigation Project within the Flathead Indian Reservation, and in other parts of northwestern Montana. But their concerns are widely shared by many citizens throughout the western and rural United States. It has a long, hard road ahead on these issues.

    The apparent “shell game” is likely intended to disguise a hidden agenda and confuse people. In fact, Congress is quietly considering two versions: a Senate-passedMurkowski version without forestry measures and a House of Representatives version with both forestry and tribal forest management measures (H.R. 2647, the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015, sponsored by Representative Bruce Westerman (R-AR) and cosponsored by 11 Republicans and 2 Democrats). Bipartisan chicanery.

    On September 8, the two versions were submitted to a conference committee, to be reconciled so that both chambers can pass a bill and President Obama can sign it into law. The problems are extensive.

    The House/Senate versions’ forestry measures embrace Euro-UN-Agenda 21 sustainable forest management principles, plus United Nations Indigenous Peoples Rights policies that would supersede the U.S. Constitution—while implementing unscientific climate change and sustainability objectives devised by the White House and “Forest Service Strategic Energy Framework.”

    Tribal Forest Management (TFM) provisions in House/Senate S.2012 are more problematic, because they would racially discriminate in favor of Native American tribes. They would do so by using the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to recognize off-reservation aboriginal pre-European land and water rights—where none exist in U.S. law—at the expense of all other Americans’ constitutionally protected private property rights. S.2012s’ TFM provisions would also:

    • Supplant states’ authority and jurisdiction over their natural resources, as recognized by the Tenth Amendment requirement that these resources be held in “public trust” for the benefit of each state’s citizens—including incredibly hard-working western ranchers who put so much food on your table.
    • Enable Native American Tribes to treat “Federal Forest Lands” (including national forests and national parks belonging to all Americans) as “Indian Forest Lands,” merely by establishing that “the Federal forest land is located within, or mostly within, a geographical area that presents a feature or involves circumstances principally relevant to that Indian tribe.” That means a tribe only has to show that the lands are covered by an Indian treaty, are part of a current or former Indian reservation, or were once adjudicated by the former Indian Claims Commission as part of a “tribal homeland.”
    • Provide Native American Tribes near U.S. national forest and park lands with federal “638” contracts to manage, oversee and control such lands and appurtenant water resources for federal regulatory and other purposes, even when they are well beyond the boundaries of Indian reservations.
    • Expand tribal political sovereignty and legal jurisdiction and control, especially over mountainous forest lands—the source of most snowpack and other waters that farmers, ranchers, and even towns and cities rely on for irrigation, drinking and other water needs.
    • Enable tribes to impose new federal fiduciary trust obligations on the U.S. government to protect their religious, cultural and spiritual rights to fish, waters and lands located beyond the boundaries of Indian reservations, by severely curtailing non-tribal members’ constitutionally protected private water and land rights, without paying “just compensation” as required by the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

    A recently filed federal lawsuit by the Hoopa Valley Tribe of northern California against the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and National Marine Fisheries Service underscores the importance of this so-called federal fiduciary trust obligation. The tribe wants to compel the agencies to protect the tribe’s alleged off-reservation aboriginal pre-European water and fishing rights in southern Oregon’s Klamath River and Upper Klamath Lake—even though their reservation is more than 240 miles southwest of the lake!

    A tribal court victory would severely curtail Klamath irrigators’ ability to exercise their rights to vitally needed water. Northern California’s Yurok Tribe says it will soon file its own lawsuit. A cascade of such legal actions would disrupt or destroy the entire western water rights system.

    Combined with S.3013 (Montana Democrat Senator John Tester’s Salish and Kootenai Water Rights Settlement Act), the TFM provisions would expand and codify into federal law off-reservation aboriginal water and fishing rights that the tribes now claim. That precedent could then be used by other litigious tribes to override water and private property public trust obligations that Montana, Oregon, California and other western states owe their citizens under state constitutions. It could happen throughout America!

    S.2012 would cause even more problems if Congress adds a Wyden-Merkley Amendment that provides federal funding and implementation for the controversial Klamath Basin Agreements Tribal Rights Settlement. That would greatly expand tribal water rights, in violation of U.S. constitutional requirements that any such expansion be pursuant to Congress’s authority to approve or reject interstate compacts or regulate commerce with Indian tribes.

    It would also create a federal and interstate template for greatly diminishing regional—and potentially all irrigators’—state-based private property rights, in favor of Native American tribes. Its proponents have grossly misrepresented the settlement’s alleged benefits and substantially understated the damage it would impose on Klamath Basin residents.

    If S.2012 is enacted into law with the tribal forest management, Wyden-Merkley Amendment and Salish-Kootenai Settlement, Congress will cede control over western and rural lands and waters to Native American tribes in violation of the U.S. Constitution’s Fifth, Ninth, Tenth and Fourteenth Amendments.

    This year’s presidential and congressional elections are a referendum on the role and performance of government.

    We the People must demand an end to the secrecy, shady backroom deals, and usurpation of our natural and constitutional freedoms and property rights.

    Congress’ immediate withdrawal or modification of this grotesque omnibus energy bill would be a good first step in this direction.

    Lawrence Kogan is managing principal of The Kogan Law Group, PC of New York, NY and legal counsel to Western States Constitutional Rights, LLC.

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    Just asking?

    Why would the Politico’s establishment of this Congressional Mumbo Jumbo confuse the American public?

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    This West Is OUR West: Uniting Western States – Protecting Our Rights

    thiswestisourwest.com/

    Energy Bill’s Hidden Provisions UndermineS.2012 – the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016, which many in Congress … protected rights of western and rural private property owners throughout the United States.

    BREAKING NEWS September 15, 2016

    WESTERN STATES CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS, LLC

    PRESS RELEASE

    Energy Bill’s Hidden Provisions Undermine Western and Rural U.S. Property Owners

    The following press release is based on a recently prepared memorandum of law and

    correspondences dispatched to 13 members of Congress explaining the unconstitutionality of pending legislation discussed below

    Polson, Montana – September 14, 2016 –

    Energy and forest management are not generally assumed to be interrelated policies.

    Nevertheless, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK-R) is pushing a massive 792-page Senate Energy bill incorporating more than 393 amendments covering these and other policy areas. The bill in question is No. S.2012 – the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016, which many in Congress have not likely read.

    According to nonprofit Western States Constitutional Rights, LLC, S.2012 contains VERY harmful tribal government forest management provisions that could severely diminish the constitutionally protected rights of western and rural private property owners throughout the United States.

    In an apparent “SHELL GAME” likely intended to disguise a hidden agenda and to confuse the American public, Congress is considering BEHIND CLOSED DOORS two versions of S.2012.

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    A shell game is a shell game….. by hook,  by crooks or by the U.S. Congress

    Behind My Back | The “RESTORATION” Shell Game

    www.behindmyback.org/2014/06/09/the-restorationshellgame/

    Jun 9, 2014 – The “RESTORATIONShell Game. A highly convoluted “GAME OF RESTORATION” that is involving the sleight of many, many hands, in which …

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    News from Klamath Basin Crisis.org

    by Liz Bowen

     

    http://klamathbasincrisis.org/billslaws/2016/Energybillshiddenprovisions091516.pdf

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    Western States Constitutional Rights, LLC is a Montana-based nonprofit entity the mission of which is to promote the protection of private property rights held by western United States property owners against reckless federal, state and local government laws, regulations and policies. Its members are irrigators, landowners and business owners located on or near the Flathead Irrigation Project situated within the Flathead Indian Reservation, and from other areas in northwestern Montana, but their concerns are widely shared by many citizens throughout the western and rural United States.

    All media inquiries should be directed to The Kogan Law Group, P.C., NY, NY, Western States Constitutional Rights, LLC’s legal counsel, at: 212-644-9240.

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    Energy,  forest management  and TRIBES are not generally assumed to be interrelated policies.

    Connecting the dots on  Senator Murkowski….

    Senator  Murkowski  (R) is an active member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and served as Vice Chairman of the Committee during the 110th Congress. She is the Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and a member of the Committee on Appropriations, She was honored with a Congressional Leadership Award by the National Congress of American Indians