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Andreas is a great story teller and has a way of explaining Bitcoin that the uninitiated can understand. He recounts the history of Bitcoin and what it represents, building upon all the stories we’ve been told over the centuries about what “money” is, how we perceive its value, and why the old answers have changed […]

Have you ever wondered why our society is getting more violent and crazy every day? What if this violence and craziness was perpetrated for a reason other than what is told to us. What if there were powerful people that wanted to move popular opinion i…

We are loosing our Dreamhost Email system (RPnewsletter) which has been a tremendous gift in recent years.  We are not currently doing much email, but this is just to let everyone know the best ways to stay in touch in light of this change!

On this website (R3publican), we have two feeds which you can pick to use as you wish:

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A man, Sonny Melton, 29, died, shielding his wife from the bullets.

Another commandeered a truck to drive victims of the Oct. 1 massacre in Las Vegas to the hospital.

At first, Vanessa, a concertgoer, fled the Vegas venue, which was being sprayed with bullets from high-velocity rifles. Then, she turned and ran back. She credits her professional sense of duty as a nurse. We all know it was Vanessa’s heart that enabled her to push past the fear and place herself in the crosshairs.

read more at http://www.unz.com/imercer/the-pale-patriarchal-people-were-all-over-las-vegas-like-white-on-rice/

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There is little new in this story. The 9/11 atrocity was the first of many terrorist attacks, each succeeded by the dramatic extension of draconian state powers at the expense of civil liberties, backed up with the projection of military force in regions identified as hotspots harbouring terrorists. Yet there is little indication that this tried and tested formula has done anything to reduce the danger. If anything, we appear to be locked into a deepening cycle of violence with no clear end in sight.

As our governments push to increase their powers, INSURGE INTELLIGENCE can now reveal the vast extent to which the US intelligence community is implicated in nurturing the web platforms we know today, for the precise purpose of utilizing the technology as a mechanism to fight global ‘information war’?—?a war to legitimize the power of the few over the rest of us. The lynchpin of this story is the corporation that in many ways defines the 21st century with its unobtrusive omnipresence: Google.

Google styles itself as a friendly, funky, user-friendly tech firm that rose to prominence through a combination of skill, luck, and genuine innovation. This is true. But it is a mere fragment of the story. In reality, Google is a smokescreen behind which lurks the US military-industrial complex.

The inside story of Google’s rise, revealed here for the first time, opens a can of worms that goes far beyond Google, unexpectedly shining a light on the existence of a parasitical network driving the evolution of the US national security apparatus, and profiting obscenely from its operation.

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The CIA started what is called RussiaGate in order to prevent Trump from being able to normalize relations with Russia

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The answer to the question in the title of this article is that RussiaGate was created by CIA director John Brennan. The CIA started what is called RussiaGate in order to prevent Trump from being able to normalize relations with Russia.

The CIA and the military/security complex need an enemy in order to justify their huge budgets and unaccountable power. Russia has been assigned that role.

read more at http://russia-insider.com/en/politics/whose-bright-idea-was-russiagate/ri21149

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By AKHILESH PILLALAMARRIOctober 4, 2017

The president of the United States is granted wide leeway by the U.S. Constitution over foreign policy, more than any other policy realm. In addition to being the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, the president can make treaties, appoint diplomats (with the consent of the Senate), and, due to congressional legislation, impose sanctions on foreign entities.

Since World War II, the United States has issued no declarations of war; all military actions have been initiated by the president. As per the War Powers Resolution of 1973, the president can deploy troops for up to 60 days without congressional approval. Thus, whatever the foreign policy of the United States—positive or negative—the president owns it: his vision and decisions can initiate a foreign conflict with very little to inhibit him. We call it the “Monroe Doctrine” and not the “18th Congress Doctrine” for a reason—and not all of them have been successful. Who were the worst foreign policy presidents in our history? Here are the five who make the cut:

read more at http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/five-worst-foreign-policy-presidents-in-american-history/

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Everyone wants to be healthy. Everyone wants quality health care when it is needed. Everyone wants that care to be at a fair price. That last one is the challenge that has animated so much discussion and legislation in recent years.

Many will try to blame our health care system woes on the Affordable Care Act. It did not cause our problems. They preexisted the ACA and are part of the reasons it was passed. The ACA however isn’t really a solution either. It is just a continuation of the bad policies that spring from the false idea that the government can distort and meddle in health care markets to produce good outcomes. No matter how they are dressed up the market interventions tend to be about supporting corporate welfare and passing tax payer money on to crony industries.

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BY NAOMI JAGODA – 10/02/17

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Monday criticized the tax-reform framework released last week by Trump administration officials and congressional GOP leaders after a think tank issued a report finding that many middle-class taxp…

America needs God. That is a truth that cannot be spoken enough. For years now, lawmakers have fought to remove God from every aspect of our country’s foundation. Although the crosses may not be hanging where they once were, we can still see their outline.

We know beyond a doubt that we need God, yet we continue to swim in the filthy waters of a faithless pool. Then when mass murders happen and people die, people cry out, “WHY GOD!?” They curse him and ask him how he could let this happen….

But…..we kicked him out. Remember? How could he stop it when we have told him that he is not welcome?

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[Editor’s note: Congressman Ralph Norman is a Republican from South Carolina (SC5)]

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release)

Investment advisor and former Assistant Secretary of Housing Catherine Austin Fitts says you can add $21 trillion of missing federal money on top of the $20 trillion U.S. deficit. It’s all in a new explosive report on Solari.com. Fitts explains, “This is $65,000 for every man, woman and child resident in America. In addition, it is now more than the outstanding official debt on the U.S. balance sheet. . . . We know that the U.S. government has been run like a criminal enterprise from a financial standpoint.”

read more at https://usawatchdog.com/21-trillion-missing-u-s-government-a-criminal-enterprise-catherine-austin-fitts/

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