“Declassified files have revealed new details of U.S. government knowledge and support of an Indonesian army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand civilians during anti-communist hysteria in the mid-1960s. The thousands of files from the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta covering 1963-66 were made public Tuesday after a declassification review that began under the Obama administration. The Associated Press reviewed key documents in the collection in advance of their release.”

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Oct. 18, 2017) – On Sunday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that prohibits the state from cooperating with any federal efforts to create a database compiling personal information relating to a person’s religious beliefs, practices, or affiliations.The new law takes a step toward nullifying any attempts to create such…

Despite widely held views, American regression has long been taking place.

by SHANE QUINN

October 11, 2017

The United States’ decline can be traced as far back as 1949, when the world’s dominant power unexpectedly suffered the “loss” of China. It was a monumental early blow to US strategic planners, who were carefully executing dreams of unchallenged global dominance.

read more at http://theduran.com/us-decline-ongoing-remains-undisputed-military-master/

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Here are a few tips for engaging in a healthy conversation with your teen about the hazards of colluding with Russia:

Tom Russell
Wed, Oct 11, 2017

Even the best-behaved teen is likely to encounter a situation where he or she is tempted to collude with Russia.

Unfortunately for parents, a teen’s natural tendency to test the limits of independence can often manifest itself in his or her exchanging sensitive information with Russian emissaries for material or other rewards.

read more at http://russia-insider.com/en/politics/how-talk-your-teen-about-colluding-russia/

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  Veda Carter thought she could protect her son as long as a jail cell was available.  For more than 10 years, she tried to find Corey Carter quality, consistent treatment.  Corey had schizophrenia and, sometimes, he struggled with paranoia.  The Corey whom Veda knew and loved would start to change.  That’s when Veda knew she and Corey needed to make the 100-mile drive from Valliant, a small town in southeast Oklahoma, to McAlester.&nbs […]

Read the full article at Oklahoma’s Political News service, www.SoonerPolitics.org .

“The JFK Records Act, enacted in 1992 in response to public outrage over continued official secrecy in the JFK assassination, required the CIA and other federal agencies to release all their records relating to the JFK assassination. Someone, however, slipped a provision into the law entitling the CIA (and other federal agencies) to wait another 25 years to release their records. Taking advantage of that provision, the CIA withheld tens of thousands of pages of records, no doubt thinking that another 25 years was a long time away.”