FBI Informant Ahned Salem confirned as creator of 1993 World Trade Centee bombinghttp://www.nydailynews.com/news/nationa ... -1.2976439
Few Americans will mourn sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman, who died after two decades in prison for conspiracy to overthrow the U.S. government.
To most, the blind sheik was the cartoon-caricature jihadist who masterminded the first World Trade Center bombing.
Having represented him for a short time, with the late William Kunstler, I have a different view of the case and the man.
The sheik was convicted entirely upon the content of conversations he had with a federal informant, an agent of the hated Mubarak regime. There was no evidence that he ever participated in orders, or directed others, to commit any crime against the U.S. or against Americans.
Indeed, Abdel-Rahman liked being in the United States. From a modest apartment in New Jersey, he recorded and sent cassettes of his teachings to his followers in Egypt, without fearing arrest and torture.http://www.oregonlive.com/oregon-stando ... agent.html
FBI Crime family authorized some informants to engage in unlawful activity at refuge
FBI Informants engaged in unlawful activity
While Bretzing was questioned further about the FBI's use of informants or if he gave any approval for them to engage in unlawful activity while at the refuge, he said he didn't have direct knowledge.
Bretzing said he would have been "briefed on the activities of informants,'' but wasn't familiar with them by name, other than that of informant Mark McConnell. He said he couldn't say whether or not an FBI informant had participated in guard duty or fortifying the refuge.
"I'm not familiar with each place the confidential human source may have been at,'' Bretzing said.
In contrast, FBI Special Agent Ronnie Walker, who was called by the government as a witness later in the day, was very clear. He testified that some informants were authorized to engage in "otherwise unlawful activity'' during the occupation.
Prosecutors have said there were nine informants sent into the refuge during the occupation.
Walker, the FBI's trial agent for the case, said informants' range of stays at the refuge ran from two hours to 23 days.
Fabio Minoggio, who was outed by the defense in the first Oregon standoff trial, was the last informant to leave the refuge on the night of Jan. 26, 2016, after the fatal police shooting of occupation spokesman Robert "LaVoy" Finicum on U.S. 395 between Burns and John Day.
Some informants, including Minoggio, were allowed to carry guns when they went to the refuge, Walker testified.
If one was asked by occupier Ryan Payne to do guard duty at the refuge, "I would encourage the informant to do so, simply to maintain credibility,'' Walker told jurors.
Under cross-examination by defense lawyer Jesse Merrithew, Walker confirmed that Payne asked an informant to lead one of the security teams of occupiers.
Walker said he didn't know if the informant directed others to do guard duty or take other security measures, but said it would be "fair to infer'' that the informant would delegate responsibilities to others.
Asked if he knew Minoggio was training those at the refuge in hand-to-hand combat, Walker responded, "Oh yes, of course."
Merrithew continued, asking Walker if he knew Minoggio trained people at the refuge in the use of weapons. "That's one way of putting it,'' Walker said.
During redirect, Assistant U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Barrow asked the FBI agent if any informant participated in the initial occupation of the federal refuge. Walker said no.
"Did any informant initiate the idea of security teams'' at the refuge, Barrow asked.
"No,'' Walker answered.
Why, Barrow asked, was informant Minoggio allowed to train people.
Walker said it was done "to make the place safer.''
Minoggio heard shooting by the boat launch and went to check it out, Walker said.
"He saw firearms behavior that was unsafe,'' Walker said, so Minoggio "interjected himsehttp://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc ... -1.2978737
An off-duty NYPD cop accused of attacking a subway train conductor tried to deflect blame for the bizarre incident, court papers show.
"I didn't push her. She landed on me," Tremel Davis, 33, allegedly told a fellow cop investigating the incident inside a downtown J train subway car at Essex and Delancey St. during the morning commute on Sept. 14, 2016.
Davis, who also identified himself a police officer in the aftermath, is accused of violently attacking 38-year-old J train conductor Kiyya Rivera during an explosive episode around 9 a.m.http://boydownthelane.com/2017/02/21/stellar-emanation/
Music and control of chaos in the brain
Recent researches revealed that music tends to reduce the degree of chaos in brain waves. For some epilepsy patients music triggers their seizures. Loskutov, Hubler, and others carried out a series of studies concerning control of deterministic chaotic systems. It turned out, that carefully chosen tiny perturbation could stabilize any of unstable periodic orbits making up a strange attractor. Computer experiments have shown a possibility to control a chaotic behavior in neural network by externalhttp://stevehochstadt.blogspot.com/2017 ... erica.html
Taking Back Our Lives
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The World is Laughing at America
On a Sunday at the end of January, a Dutch television program aired a satirical video with a voice-over pretending to be Donald Trump. The TV host, Arjen Lubach, began by showing a clip of Trump saying at his inauguration, “From this day forward, it’s going to be only America first.” Lubach said about Trump, “He had a clear message to the rest of the world: ‘I will screw you over big time.’”
Then he played the video, supposedly an official Dutch government introduction of the Netherlands, in English, to the new American President. “We speak Dutch. It’s the best language in Europe. We’ve got all the best words. All the other languages failed. Danish – total disaster. German is not even a real language. It’s fake.” The video shows a Dutch dike: “This is the Afsluitdijk. It’s a great, great wall, that we built to protect us from all the water from Mexico.” The video made fun of the crowd at Trump’s inauguration, his negative comments about NATO, and his attitudes toward blacks. The Dutch politician Jetta Klijnsma is shown using a walker: “We also have a disabled politician for you to make fun of.”
The video ends, “We totally understand it’s going to be America first. But can we just say, the Netherlands second? Is that okay?” The clip was downloaded 42 million times from the show’s Facebook page.
A German late-night TV host reacted to the viral video about a week later. Jan Böhmermann said he was furious that the Netherlands wanted to be second. “Stop, Holland! We want to be number two. Germany wants to be second, because we are strong, we are big. And who, if not us, deserves a third chance?” So he presented a similar video, saying he wanted to make it as simple as possible for our President, who “reads nothing”. “Mr. President, this is for you.”
The German video is more pointed. There are photos of Hitler, who “made Germany great again. Steve Bannon absolutely loves him.” “Germany hosted two world wars in the last 100 years. They were the best world wars in the world, and we won both of them. Bigly. Anyone who says anything else is fake news.” “We built a great German wall. And we made the Russians pay for it.” The video referenced Trump’s comments about being backstage at the Miss Universe pageant and about grabbing women. It’s very funny.
By that time, similar videos were being produced by late-night shows across Europe. They all poked fun at their own nation’s histories and politics, and at their neighbors, by references to Trump. Most of them are not as funny, perhaps because they are less subtle. Serbia: “Mr. President, just like you, we also like to grab women by the genitals.” Poland: “You want to destroy the EU, we’re already doing it from the inside.” Switzerland said the KKK were Trump’s friends. “We also love to treat our women badly. Love it. We didn’t let them vote until 1971. In some places, even until 1990. We grabbed them by the civil rights. And they let us do it. It was great.” Norway: “We might even award you the Nobel peace prize. You’ve already done more than Obama to bring people of the world together. Against you.”
Soon the viral video craze spread beyond Europe. A version from India said, “We know you love grabbing women by the [cat meows]. We have an ancient manual, the Kamasutra, which lists more than 245 ways to grab someone by their [cat meows].” Mexico: “We build walls. Nobody builds walls better than us.” An Israeli one was very funny, saying that Jews controlled Hollywood, but that Alec Baldwin was not Jewish. It contained frequent references to sexual assault and making fun of the handicapped. The website collecting the videos displays 29 of them, mostly from Europe, but ranging to Australia and Namibia. A bit of web surfing reveals many others.
The idea seemed so good that non-nations got into the act. A video from the 566 sovereign nations of the USA, meaning Native American tribes, said, “We know all about cleansing, immigrants coming in, destroying your communities, taking your water, taking your land, taking your women.” Others came from Mars, Mordor (the evil empire in the Lord of the Rings trilogy), the Galactic Empire, former East Germany, and the North Pole, which stresses all the different white animals there. “Everybody is white for sure.”
These videos typically make fun of insignificant issues, like the size of Trump’s hands or the way he combs his hair. But they all address in a joking way much more serious issues. His most important policy ideas, his demeaning behavior towards the handicapped, and his prejudices about blacks, Mexicans and Muslims are treated in his own words, seemingly in his own voice. Trump’s comments about grabbing women come up in all of these videos.
The whole world is invited to laugh at, and simultaneously disdain, the American President. After showing the video, Böhmermann said in English: “When the whole world is standing up to make fun of you, you really achieved something truly great.”
America has become the laughingstock of the world. That’s not so great.
Published in the Jacksonville Journal-Courier, February 21, 2017http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index ... tio_1.html
Cop still collecting salary after downloading child porn
In September 2016, an undercover Wahoe County Sheriff's Sgt. Dennis Carry in Reno, Nev. spotted nearly two dozen computer files containing child pornography available on a sharing site for download from a computer with an IP address leading to Trenton home of 29-year Detroit Police Officer Miguel A. Martinez, according to the complaint filed in Detroit's federal court Wednesday.
The videos showed prepubescent children engaged in sexual acts with each other and adults, according to the complaint.
In response to a subpoena, AT&T provided the officer's home address and further investigation revealed 100 or more files on his computer containing suspected child pornography. The federal complaint says the number of files were increasing through January.
On Feb. 21, Martinez agreed to an interview and admitted to investigators he frequented a peer-to-peer, bit torrent website and "may have seen" child pornography files.http://touch.mcall.com/#section/-1/arti ... -92644165/
Congress correctly ended gun background check rule
February 23, 2017
The writer of the letter to the editor referring to Rep. Charlie Dent's vote on the HJ Resolution 40 (requiring Social Security to report all persons receiving disability benefits, due to mental illness, to the FBI) suggests the mass shootings at Virginia Tech in 2007 could have been prevented by such Social Security reporting on folks receiving benefits for mental illness.
Unfortunately, it does not appear that the shooter at Virginia Tech ever received any benefits from Social Security for treatment of mental illness. Though I've not made any exhaustive search, it appears that none of the other mass shooters, who were considered as suffering from some sort of mental illness, received Social Security treatment benefits at the time of the shootings.
No doubt there exist many shortcomings concerning the need for better cooperation between those providing care for the mentally ill and law enforcement. Nevertheless, such arbitrary Social Security requirement is even opposed by the ACLU, not a usual supporter of gun-rights folks.
Donald Neumanhttp://www.thenewsherald.com/news/ex-bo ... 86831.html
Customs and Border Protection Officer agent arrested wearing body armor after shooting roommate in the hand
By Feb 23, 2017 Updated 1
Vincent Schroeder is facing a long time in prison if convicted of six felonies after allegedly shooting a 34-year-old Lincoln Park man in the hand Feb. 20.
Schroeder, 32, was arraigned by video in 25th District Court. He is charged with one count each of discharging a firearm in a building, assault with intent to do great bodily harm, possession of a controlled substance (the drug commonly known as ecstasy), assault with a deadly weapon, wearing body armor in the commission
FBI best buddy US Senator Grassely http://siouxcityjournal.com/news/state- ... dbcb0.html
Angry, frustrated crowds follow Grassley to Charles City
Becky Higgins, of Nora Springs, criticizes Sen. Grassley in Charles City on Thursday.
Sen. Charles Grassley speaks at a town hall meeting in Charles City on Thursday.
CHARLES CITY | U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley heard North Iowans express disgust and distrust in government and with President Trump during a town hall meeting at the Floyd County Courthouse Thursday morning.
A crowd of about 125 squeezed into a third-floor courtroom to comment and question Grassley about Obamacare, the Supreme Court, President Trump's cabinet picks, his credibility and stability and many other topics.http://www.thedailyworld.com/news/aberd ... afficking/
Aberdeen corrections officer charged with aiding and abetting drug ...
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According to the criminal complaint unsealed today, members of the Grays Harbor Drug Task Forcehttp://eastchester.dailyvoice.com/neigh ... ot/701052/
Eastchester Boy Scouts Get Hands-On With FBI Bomb Removing ...
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Boy Scouts in Eastchester and Tuckahoe enjoyed a live demonstration by members of the FBI bomb squad. Photo Credit: Contributed Boy Scouts in Eastchesterhttp://articles.courant.com/2006-02-04/ ... l-activity
Prosecutors move to dismiss charges against former Scout leader
January 3, 2007
NEW HAVEN, Conn. --Federal prosecutors have moved to dismiss charges against a retired FBI agent who was indicted on child sex charges dating back more than a decade when he was a Boy Scout leader, in response to the death of his accuser.
William Hutton, 63, of Killingworth, was arrested in February on charges he enticed a member of his Scout troop to Maine for the purpose of sexual activity in 1994 and 1995. http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Form ... -86217.php
Former Scout leader, FBI agent indicted on child sex charges
News-Times, The (Danbury, CT)
Saturday, February 4, 2006
NEW HAVEN- A retired FBI agent was indicted Friday on federal child sex charges dating back more than a decade when he was a Boy Scout leader.
William Hutton, 63, of Killingworth, was arrested Friday. The federal grand jury indictment accuses Hutton of enticing a member of his Scout troop to Maine for the purpose of sexual activity in 1994 and 1995.
"It's obviously devastating. He was an FBI agent in this district and was reputed in this district," defense attorney Hugh Keefe said.
"The people who worked with him in the U.S. attorney's office and FBI respected him."
Keefe said the investigation has been going on for years. He would not discuss the details of the case or how the allegations surfaced.
Investigators asked anyone who knows anything about the case to call the FBI. U.S. Attorney Kevin O'Connor said that's standard practice whenever there might be more victims.
"In any case that's a concern," O'Connor said. "Whether that's the situation here I can't say."
If convicted on all four charges, Hutton faces up to 30 years in prison and up to $250,000 in fines.
Hutton was released on a $200,00 bond. He may not own any firearms or have any unsupervised contact with children. He was also ordered to stay away from playgrounds, schools, arcades or anywhere children congregate. http://www.foxnews.com/story/2009/04/20 ... -room.html
FBI Workers Suspected of Secretly Taping Teens in Dressing Room
Two FBI workers are accused of using surveillance equipment to spy on teenage girls as they undressed and tried on prom gowns at a charity event at a West Virginia mall.
The FBI employees have been charged with conspiracy and committing criminal invasion of privacy. They were working in an FBI satellite control room at the mall when they positioned a camera on temporary changing rooms and zoomed in for at least 90 minutes on girls dressing for the Cinderella Project fashion show, Marion County Prosecutor Pat Wilson said Monday
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9/11 and Other Deep State Crimes Teleconference
** wtc7 pentagon
** Draft minutes, January 25, 2017
February 17, 2017
Craig McKee, Secretary 9/11 Monthly Teleconference Call
Draft minutes for the Wed., January 25, 2017 regular conference call
Ken Freeland, Teleconference co-facilitator, Houston 9/11Truth
Cheryl Curtiss, Teleconference co-facilitator, Connecticut 9/11 Truth
Craig McKee, Teleconference secretary, Truth and Shadows
Graeme MacQueen, 9/11 researcher
Kee Dewdney, 9/11 researcher
Bill Wilt, Mass. Congressional candidate
John O’Malley, DC911Truth
Cat McGuire, 9/11 Truth Outreach
Barbara Honegger, Behind The Smoke Curtain
Wayne Coste, Truth Action Project
David Cole, Nine Eleven Accountability Team
Barton Bruce, Massachusetts 9/11 Truth
Tim Michael, Truth Action Project
Nita Renfrew, NY 9/11 activist
Charles Ewing Smith, The Demolition of Truth
James Hufferd, 9/11 Grassroots
Michael Cook, AE911Truth
The minutes of the December 28, 2016 conference call were APPROVED.
The draft agenda was APPROVED.
UK 9/11 poll
Graeme MacQueen made a presentation about a poll that found that just 4% of Muslims in the UK believe the official story of 9/11. You can find his article on the subject on globalresearch.ca (http://houston911truth.us5.list-manage1 ... 91763ac879
* The results of the survey of last week’s Pentagon debate listeners were announced: 10 voted that Craig McKee made the stronger case (that no plane was destroyed at the Pentagon), 2 concluded that Barbara Honegger was more effective (in saying that a plane was destroyed), 1 found that both were equally effective, and 1 found that neither party was effective.
* Richard Gage of AE911Truth contacted the teleconference about his concern that Barbara Honegger had indicated during the Jan. 18 debate that he had endorsed her theory or theories about what happened at the Pentagon. He asked that this statement be read: “AE911Truth does not endorse any particular theories or researchers regarding what happened at the Pentagon on 9/11. And while I have been initially impressed by various presentations on this subject, and offered quotes implying such, these quotes should in no way be construed as an endorsement of any presentations, theories or researchers.”
* Ken Freeland added that he, too, did not intend for his supportive comments about Barbara’s overall research efforts to be construed as support for “any particular theories or conjecture on Barbara’s part regarding explanations of elements of her research.”
* Barbara congratulated Craig for the debate result and added that she had not implied in any way that Richard Gage had supported any specific theory about the Pentagon.
Call began at 8 p.m. EST and adjourned at 9:40 p.m. EST/5 p.m. to 6:40 p.m. PST
Audio of the January 25 call can be heard here: http://houston911truth.us5.list-manage. ... 91763ac879
The next monthly teleconference will take place on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 8 p.m. EST, 5 p.m. PST. Please email agenda items for next call to facilitator Ken Freeland (firstname.lastname@example.org
) by February 18. Please use subject line “Agenda item for 911 Truth Teleconference.” Please include a brief description of your item and any relevant links you’d like participants to be aware of, together with your estimate of the number of minutes your agenda item will require.http://whowhatwhy.org/2017/02/16/dr-cyr ... t-america/
Dr. Cyril Wecht on JFK’s Murder: A “Coup d’état in America” - WhoWhatWhy<http://whowhatwhy.org/2017/02/16/dr-cyril-wecht-jfks-murder-coup-detat-america/>
Acclaimed forensic pathologist Cyril Wecht spoke recently about the Kennedy assassination. He laid out his case for doubting the official explanation — and asserted that this horrific event was nothing less than the overthrow of the government.http://anthraxvaccine.blogspot.com/2017 ... onths.html
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
5 top Russian diplomats die in 3 months--plus Putin's chauffeur died in freak car wreck in September--and former CIA Acting Director Mike Morell told Charlie Rose he would assassinate Russians "to make them pay a price"
100 Strange Russian deaths
Vitaly Churkin, Russia's UN ambassador since 2006, died unexpectedly at age 64 in the consulate, two days ago. And while it was said initially that Churkin died of a heart attack, that is not the case, according to his autopsy.
He is the fifth Russian diplomat to die unexpectedly in 3 months. Turkish ambassador Karlov was shot at an art exhibition in December, Soviet Foreign Ministry officer Polshikov was shot in his Moscow apartment in December, Indian ambassador Kadakin died "from illness" in January, and Greek consul Malanin's death in January is unexplained.
Putin's chauffeur is the sixth politically important Russian to die recently and suspiciously.
Don't forget that on Christmas day, a Russian military jet went down over the Black Sea, killing 60 members of the Red Army choir and 33 others.
Sergei Krivov, said to be a security officer, died in the Russian consulate in NY on election day 2016 from an undisclosed cause, possibly head trauma.
The video of Putin's chauffeur crashing and dying (passenger less) looked like no ordinary wreck.
And here is another odd coincidence: none of the western mainstream media have reported this spate of Russian diplomat deaths, at least not with my Google search.
Churkin's autopsy did not show a heart attack, stroke or pulmonary embolism (all generally easily identifiable). These are the 3 usual (non-drug) causes of sudden unexplained death. Following the autopsy, the NY Medical Examiner said that toxicology and other studies will need to be performed to determine why Churkin died.
This looks suspiciously like the Deep State (aided by rogue intelligence officers) trying to provoke Russia. Or at least, send (several) messages to Putin, while sending another interesting message to Trump.
Six ways from Sunday
It appears that Trump may not be in control of his intelligence services, and furthermore, Churkin's death happened in Trump's home town. Which is also the home of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who said Trump was "really dumb" to threaten the CIA. “Let me tell you, you take on the intelligence community, they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you,” Schumer told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow on January 3, 2016.
Since when do Senators threaten Presidents in such an open manner? These are no ordinary times.
Who is in control of assassinations of US 'enemies'? Who designates who our 'enemies' are? Recall that after JFK fired CIA Director Allan Dulles, and said he would destroy the CIA, it was Kennedy who got killed, while the CIA prospered.
Please watch this short Charlie Rose interview with former CIA Acting Director Michael Morell--it is really scary. Morell talks about his plan to assassinate Russians ("to make them pay a price") and kill Iranians, and destroy Assad's helicopter or plane, on the ground, to send Assad a warning. The interview was broadcast August 8, 2016. And now, his threats have come true. Will Schumer's also come true?
Last month, on "Meet the Press" Senator Lindsey Graham said Trump should "make Russia pay a price for trying to interfere" in the election. Are assassinations the price, despite no evidence being proffered that Russia hacked the election--and who is extracting the price? Who is calling the shots?
Putin will have to do something about this. He has been patient, until now. Who will have to pay the next price?https://caseclosedbylewweinstein.wordpr ... -mailings/
Who at the FBI is responsible for withholding Ivins’ Notebook 4282, containing the notes from the time of the Fall 2001 anthrax mailings?
Posted by Lew Weinstein on February 17, 2017
* OGIS Mediation has proved ineffective in avoiding litigation with the FBI over its withholding of Notebook 4282
* The FBI reports that it will look for the emails from Patricia Fellows and Mara Linscott and Dr. Ivins’ Notebook 4282 — all of which the FBI provably has and has wrongfully withheld for yearshttp://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/cr ... /98305382/
Crockett County deputy Fields held without bond
Fields had driven his patrol car through the area of the shooting, and coached the suspect in the shooting on the best route to avoid police.
Crockett County Sheriff's Office deputy Calvin Fields is being held without bond after testimony Thursday indicated he assisted in a drive-by shooting and admitted to assisting in transporting cocaine through Crockett County.http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politic ... -1.2980814
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration’s strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown on the drug, even as a solid majority of Americans believe it should be legal.http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/man ... -1.2980909
Regina Smith spent 120 days by herself, shackled and bound, praying that she wouldn’t lose her mind.
“There are people who are literally losing their mind, who are being abused, tortured and we don’t know,” Smith said Thursday. “For women, it’s brutal because we go through emotions that no one knows, only a woman can really experience that.”
Smith, who served three and a half years on drug charges, spent 120 consecutive days in solitary confinement at Albion Correctional Facility in upstate Orleans County.
On Thursday, she joined about two dozen protesters in Harlem, calling for the passage of the Humane Alternatives to Long-Term Solitary Confinement