Tuesday, June 03, 2014

USMC SGT. ANDREW TAHMOORESSI NOW IN MEXICAN PRISON FOR 68 DAYS

The guaranteed remedy for this act of treason by the White House criminals is for the Commandant to declare Sgt. Tamooressi AWOL and then order Pendleton Marines to go and get him:  If Obama's prisoner release policy is applied equally for Sgt. Tahmooressi we may then trade domestic terrorists Kerry, Hagel, Rice and Carney for him, screwing MEXICO further in the process

AGENCIES
By Affiliates Nick Valencia, Jason Morris and Holly Yan
05/31/2014

SAN DIEGO --

Punched. Slapped. Cursed at. Deprived of water and food. Shackled to a bed with a "four-point restraint for almost a month."


Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi USMC
U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi says that's what life was like for him in his first weeks in a Mexican prison. He ended up there after unwittingly crossing the border from California two months ago with several guns in his car -- firearms he says legally owns, but that it's unlawful to bring into Mexico.

Tahmooressi told CNN on Friday that things have gotten better for him. He gets by on phone calls to his family, his faith, reading, exercise, sleep and -- perhaps above all -- hope.



"I think that they will see that I'm not guilty of the crime they've (accused) me of doing," he said. "They'll just let me go."

Yet there's no guarantee that will happen.

After a judge started and then quickly suspended a hearing Wednesday after Tahmooressi fired his attorneys, a Mexican judicial source said his next court hearing will be June 4. But his mother, Jill Tahmooressi, said the next hearing is still weeks away, as it will take time for the new attorney to be briefed.


Until then, at least, Tahmooressi's days are going "by pretty slow."

But at least he's not being -- as he puts it -- "abused" any more, something he credits in part to the attention his case has gotten in the media and among politicians.

"Since I got media coverage, and people I guess realized that I'm not dangerous," Tahmooressi said, "it's been pretty relaxed and not so bad -- after the first month."


Prison authorities denied the abuse allegations and said he is being treated well.

'I got here accidentally; please let me turn around'

It was March 31. Tahmooressi had walked across the border into Tijuana to patronize an establishment popular with Marines from Camp Pendleton, his mother ,Jill, said.

As Tahmooressi explained, out of a parking lot, "I just made one wrong turn, and then that one wrong turn that I thought was going to take me north to San Diego was actually an on-ramp that swooped around back to the south and to Mexico."

At one point, he got "funneled" across the border.

"There was no way out of that except for if I had turned my truck around and drove into oncoming traffic," Tahmooressi said. "That would have been the only way that I could have done it."


BOYCOTT MEXICAN VACATIONS, GOODS AND SERVICES
According to Jill Tahmooressi, her son immediately disclosed to the border guards that he had weapons and requested that he be allowed to turn around, she said.

"The first thing he said to the first person that stopped him was, 'I got here accidentally; please let me turn around. I have three guns in my truck,' " his mother said.



A 911 tape released by U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-California, appears to support his version of events.

In it, the Marine is heard saying, "I crossed the border by accident, and I have three guns in my truck, and they're trying to take my guns from me."

After learning he's in Mexico, the 911 dispatcher responds: "There's nothing I can help you with then, sir. I do apologize. You're not on American soil anymore."

Tahmooressi asks whether authorities have a right to take his guns.

The dispatcher tells him he should have seen large warning signs on the freeway saying it's illegal to enter Mexico with guns.

"There are warning signs that do say that as you're driving down the freeway, before you enter Mexico," she says.

"Yeah, I was hoping there would be a turnaround point," he says, "but there never was."

Friend: Marine already suffers from PTSD

What happened, at a state penitentiary called La Mesa, left his mother "mortified."

In addition to being punched in the stomach and slapped in the face, Andrew Tahmooressi said he was at times "naked ... overnight in the cold" and "shackled in a way that made me want to stand overnight."

Keep it simple:  Receive orders, locate and arrest AWOL Marine killing anyone that gets in the way, return with "prisoner."  END OF STORY.

He added: "I was not allowed to drink water for about maybe 12 hours, and I was not given food for a certain amount of time like half a day or so."

While CNN could not independently verify these claims with Mexican authorities, if true, they would be the latest ordeal for a man who a close friend says was having trouble with post-traumatic stress disorder even before he was detained in Mexico.

"His PTSD started from combat. Now, he's got a whole other load of PTSD that he is going to get when he gets out of jail," said Sam Vranicar, who served with Tahmooressi in Afghanistan in 2010.


Marines will deal with coward Mexican pigs that abused our Brother before departure and burning shithole prison to the ground


Tahmooressi has been able to speak with his friend when he calls Vranicar's house collect from the Mexican jail. The two have talked about 10 times, Vranicar said.

Vranicar said he's astonished that a Marine -- or anyone -- could be treated the way his friend describes.

"Being tied to a bed in four-point restraints and joint manipulation restraints -- like ways that a POW would be treated ... it's just ridiculous," Vranicar said. "I don't think it's right for any American to be in a Mexican jail treated like that. They are our neighboring ally, and it's inhumane."




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Toward The Total Paralysis Of An Unequal Society

The pauperisation of the American middle class is already complete with the theft of jobs, homes, retirement accounts and hope; now the peasants are being taught by the MSM that it is O.K. to live in and eat out of dumpsters… and that they had better get used to eating insects

PRESS TV
06/02/2014

The severing of our society into a plutocracy and a peasantry is so far along that statistics almost cease to have meaning. But the facts have to be told, to help explain the sickening sense that we're becoming a nation without a middle class, paralyzed by the inequality deniers and excuse makers who refuse to admit there's something wrong with their free-market capitalist system. 


Welcome home, America
The extremes are becoming almost intolerable.

1. A Broken System of Compensation: The Combined Salaries of 350,000 Pre-School Teachers is Less Than That of Five Hedge Fund Managers.

Pre-school teaching may be our nation's most important job. Numerous studies show that with pre-school, all children achieve more and earn more through adulthood, with the most disadvantaged benefiting the most.


Hedge fund managers, at the other extreme, are likely to bet on mortgages to fail or on food prices to rise.

It's a frightening commentary on our value system that the total income of over a third of a million pre-school teachers is less than the combined income of just five big-money speculators.

2. Diminishing Support for Society: The 1% Made More from their Investments in 2013 than the Entire Cost of Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and the Safety Net.

America's wealth grew by almost $9 trillion in 2013. The richest 1% own 34 percent of the wealth, or about $3 trillion of the 2013 gain.

That is far more than the budget for Social Security ($860 billion), Medicare ($524 billion), Medicaid ($304 billion), and the entire safety net ($286 billion for SNAP, WIC [Women, Infants, Children], Child Nutrition, Earned Income Tax Credit, Supplemental Security Income, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and Housing).

3. Capital's Long-Term Dominance of Labor: Since 1900, a Dollar of Labor has Grown to $127, a Dollar of Stocks to $1,247.




There's a good reason why the super-rich are cleaning up in the stock market. Thomas Piketty explains that, barring war or depression, the return on capital far outpaces economic growth, causing average workers without a stock portfolio to drop further and further behind. A look at stock market growth over 114 years (Page 60) confirms that a dollar of capital is now worth ten times more than a dollar of labor value.

In recent years, the gains from continued worker productivity have gone to the 10% of Americans who own almost 90 percent of all stocks excluding pensions (which are fast disappearing).

4. The Walmartization of America: A Few Super-Rich at the Top, then Everyone Else.


Dinnertime for the peasants - the lucky ones
Just like at Walmart, a few big moneymakers are ruling over a great majority of increasingly low-income workers. Low-wage jobs ($7.69 to $13.83 per hour) made up 1/5 of the jobs lost to the recession, but accounted for nearly 3/5 of the jobs regained during the recovery. And it's getting worse. Nine out of ten of the fastest-growing occupations are considered low-wage, generally not requiring a college degree.


The descent into Walmart-like employment is disproportionately hurting minorities. In 2013, an astonishing 55.9 percent of employed black recent college graduates were underemployed, working in an occupation that typically does not require a four-year college degree.

At the other end of the Walmartization, families in the top 5% made anywhere from $300,000 to $40 million -- in just one year.

5. Toward Third-World Status: Our Shrinking Middle Class Gets a Smaller Cut of National Wealth than Anywhere except China and India.

From a global perspective, we're becoming the type of country that we used to dismiss as "third-world." Among developed and fast-rising nations only the middle classes of China and India get a smaller cut of their country's wealth than in the United States. Both of them are rapidly catching up to us.

Antidote

Thomas Piketty recommends a global wealth tax to help reverse inequality. But a financial transaction tax (also called speculation tax or Robin Hood tax) would be easier to implement, more efficiently regulated, and a source of massive revenues at little cost to financial traders.

Whatever method we choose, progressive thinkers in the US and around the world will need to unite on a single cause, much as the Tea Party did in its crusade against government. We can't afford to disagree among ourselves as paralysis sets in.

AGB/AGB


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MEDIA SELF - CENSORSHIP SUPPRESSES 3 KEY ELEMENTS FROM OBAMA FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS

The so-called "mainstream media" will for the first time in history see themselves sitting in the dock at the upcoming Iraq/Afghan/Syria War Crimes Tribunal in the Hague 

JUSTICE INTEGRITY PROJECT
By Andrew Kreig
05/30/2014

President Obama announced May 28 a major update of his foreign policy. But the mainstream media, as usual, failed to report context that would make the implications understandable to the general public.


In the president's commencement remarks at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, he urged creation of a new $5 billion "Counterterrorism Partnership Fund."

The money would go to unspecified purposes, which the president suggested might include rebels fighting Syria's government. That formulation underscores the open-ended nature of the slush fund because even the administration has not maintained that Syria's government, or "regime," poses a terrorism threat to the United States. Covert CIA and U.S. special forces have long secretly helped overthrow the current government, according to independent sources.


Seeking to strike a balance with a war-weary public, Obama also urged restraint in new commitments. That prompted the Washington Post editorial board and other hawks to protest that restraint would foster terrorism and undermine human rights.


Congress unacquainted with this document
Almost entirely missing from such mainstream analysis was a reminder that the U.S. Constitution requires that congress declare war. 

That requirement has been undermined through the years, including by gray areas of blanket congressional approvals (including in advance for actions), treaty obligations and United Nations-style consensus actions. 


But the constitution itself, the nation's fundamental law, has not been amended. Besides the legitimacy of such war-making, mainstream media self-censorship represses two other elements required for informed debate of foreign policy: power relationships and secret funding.

Hidden Relationships

The media have persistently hidden parts of President Obama's biography, as well as spy agency ties of many other prominent decision-makers. Obama's first job after college in 1983 was with the CIA front company Business International Corp. The New York Times reported the company's background in 1977, quoting a co-founder as saying it had been a front company. This was in the wake of the Church Committee investigation of the CIA and its hidden operatives in the media. 


Obama with mother Stanley Ann Dunham
My in-depth look at the Obama-Dunham family background assembles evidence the future president and his family were worker bees in intelligence and related cover posts in business and non-profits. Obama's later work as a community organizer in the mid-1980s in Chicago fostered misleading perceptions of his political orientation, especially following reports of his involvement with radicals. But like most at the highest ranks of the political stage, he is playing a role, as I show in my book Presidential Puppetry: Obama, Romney and Their Masters. Obama is one of many examples of controlled opposition in government. Voters receive little information on this background even regarding Obama, a two-term president.


Secret Funding

The national security state organizing the nation's civic agenda around "Homeland Defense" and related defense contracting is deeply interwoven with the country's supposedly independent thought leadership, including the Washington Post, other major media, businesses, universities and other non-profit groups. One of many examples is Amazon.com's $600 million contract last fall to handle cloud computing for the CIA. Amazon.com founder Jeffrey Bezos, an attendee at last year's Bilderberg Group annual meeting, bought the Post last year for $250 million. The Bezos joint control of the Post and Amazon.com (and the possibility of additional such government and corporate contracts for Amazon.com) are an obvious, ongoing conflict of interest. More generally, secret government funding and other hidden relationships often help sustain ostensibly non-government organizations (NGOs), private businesses and other entities, such as universities. The money is laundered by pass-throughs difficult to detect with specifics on short notice for news deadlines, but well-known by Washington insiders as standard procedure.


In sum, voters lack the means readily to learn certain kinds of vital information about current affairs. This is no accident. 

Many major United States institutions were modeled on counterparts in the United Kingdom devised more than a century ago to expand the British empire by fostering secret relationships among the elite. In the United States, financiers have created similar organizations that work together in ways ignored by the most prestigious public affairs commentators.



One illustration is the attendee list of this year's Bilderberg Group, which began its annual deliberations May 29 in Denmark. Organizers, bowing to public pressure, announced 120 attendees who are enrolled at the super-secret conference first organized in 1954 by the Rockefeller and Rothschild families, initially at the Bilderberg Hotel in a rural town in the Netherlands.

This year's public list includes the Western world's titans and enforcement agents who consent to be so identified. Usually some do not. As for their goals, no insiders, including the media billionaires attending, are likely to report on discussions.

The President's Plan


Subtle propaganda:  photographers trade integrity for access
A White House photo shows President Obama in an Oval office meeting with his senior advisors May 27, the day before his address to West Point's graduating class. White House photographers are now providing the public more exposure to positive images of the president. Obama did not launch this process but he has expanded it. 


Meanwhile, photographers from news organisations are being limited in a variety of ways to fewer and less interesting photo opportunities, thereby endangering their jobs and also public access to the president's circle.

For media watchers, photos enable scrutiny of the personnel involved. In this instance, Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, sitting to the president's immediate left, is the brother of CBS News President Andrew Rhodes.

That kind of cross-pollination among the government and media elite is common to both the Obama and predecessor administrations. In the Bush administration, for example, FCC Chairman Kevin Martin's wife Catherine Martin was White House Communications Director for Vice President Cheney and then for President Bush. Her job? Seeking to influence the media that her husband regulated.

Yet few of these relationships are ever reported. Washington's puppet master's and lobbyists already know the details, and enhance their powers when the public remains in the dark.

As for the substance of the president's remarks at West Point, he told the cadets: 

"This is a particularly useful time for America to reflect on those who have sacrificed so much for our freedom, a few days after Memorial Day. You are the first class to graduate since 9/11 who may not be sent into combat in Iraq or Afghanistan. When I first spoke at West Point in 2009, we still had more than 100,000 troops in Iraq. We were preparing to surge in Afghanistan. Our counterterrorism efforts were focused on al Qaeda’s core leadership -- those who had carried out the 9/11 attacks. And our nation was just beginning a long climb out of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression."




The president congratulated the newest officers in the U.S. Army and reflected on America's foreign policy agenda. His full remarks are here.

The hawks at the Washington Post promptly complained in the paper's lead editorial that Obama was "Tying America’s hands," a criticism that Republican, neo-con and neo-liberal voices repeated all week.

The president's claque of defenders endorsed his views with their usual hand-wringing over details. Some stalwart anti-war protesters boldly rebuked the president. But their audiences are limited for the most part to the web-based alternative media.

As noted above, the mainstream media (MSM) typically self-censor discussion of sensitive topics that might undermine the bipartisan support in congress for "The Intelligence-Industrial Complex," a modern successor to "The Military-Industrial Complex" denounced by President Eisenhower during his Farewell Address in 1961.


We noted that verboten topics in the MSM are reminders of the constitutional requirements founders created for war making.

The next two require some additional background.

Another one is in-depth biographical details of our presidents and their top advisors, and most important, their power relationships.


For example, Obama is just one of many recent presidents with hidden ties to the intelligence and law enforcement sectors. Presidential Puppetry documents that all presidents after Jimmy Carter -- with the arguable exception of George W. Bush -- have had relationships with the CIA or FBI before entering politics.

Even the younger Bush, abeit without a formal title in younger years, was steeped in that culture as son of George H.W. Bush, who began secretly leading a CIA front company six decades ago and who rose to become CIA director and president.

To be sure, the evidence is at times circumstantial or otherwise sparse. The Obama portrait is incomplete because of an unusual number of missing or suppressed records involving him and his family. But the important factor for readers is that few with access to relevant officials dare even to ask sensitive questions of presidents and their advisors about these matters.

Another self-censored area is the funding sources for private organizations that are supposedly independent of the defense, surveillance and similar Homeland Security sectors. In fact, many such organizations receive secret funding from government black budgets that is almost untraceable by reporters and civic do-gooder groups. For example, Obama's proposed $5 billion slush fund for Executive Branch-ordered action against terrorism is just an additional step in a longer term transfer of war-making to the presidency from what the Constitution-writers envisioned as congressional control. 

True, each of these problems arose long before the Obama administration.

Finally, it is no secret to any serious researcher that an intelligence agenda has long permeated many ostensibly private organizations, including the media. Our previous column noted that Operation Mockingbird, according to declassified documents, involved CIA-coordinated messaging at many of the nation's most prestigious newspapers, broadcasters and magazine outlets. The late Washington Post owner Philip Graham was a leader in those secret efforts. He dined weekly with the CIA program's leader, Frank Wisner, who once boasted that he controlled "a Mighty Wurlitzer" that could create global propaganda, including in the United States.




I have uncovered research in my book research showing that the CIA in the 1960s had also been funding such diverse groups as the American Communist Party's Daily Worker newspaper and Students for a Democratic Society on the left, as well as the Ku Klux Klan and similar fringe groups on the right. The seeming crazy quilt of relationships actually provided effective levers of influence over domestic news coverage and political affairs.

Yet each stage of power shift is so momentous and fundamentally lawless that those of us in the media should remind the public at every new landmark.

Increasingly, the Obama administration is expanding the notion of unilateral action by the United States to create war and regime change and similar actions without the blessings of major international bodies such as the United Nations -- or even the broad "Coalition of the willing" that the Bush-Cheney administration cobbled together for military action. Obama's actions tend to be sanctioned, if at all, by narrower coalitions of such strange bedfellows as Western democracies and oil-rich, repressive Gulf kingdoms.


Despite this pattern, we should fear such situations, which arguably are becoming more dangerous. Our first three Cold War presidents, all combat veterans extending from the Truman through Kennedy presidencies, ultimate (most of the time in private) against CIA's threat to American democracy. Their warnings are now little known, reported or heeded.


Congress, whose operations have been monitored and recorded by the NSA's secret surveillance just like everyone else's, according to recent disclosures by NSA whistleblowers, operates with far less independence now than powers envisioned under the constitution.


And there is not a single journalist anywhere the country who regularly publishes hard-hitting, independent investigations in the mainstream media in the style of Jack Anderson and his mentor, Drew Pearson. 

The closest approximation is New Yorker contributor Seymour Hersh. 


But he does not have a wide audience, and has not been able to publish even in his care publication, the New Yorker, his most explosive recent foreign policy findings, as I reported this spring in Mainstream Media Ignore Hersh’s Shocking Reports on Benghazi, Syria Atrocities.

In that column, I noted that this site and my book had also reported several of Hersh's findings. So, the unwillingness of the major media even to mention them strikes especially close to home here.

The Bilderbergers and Why You Should Care

Earlier this week, the Justice Integrity Project tackled similar contentious issues in a column, Don't Be Fooled By 'Conspiracy Theory' Smears. We reported the extreme measures by government and the establishment media to discredit those who fear Big Brother-style secret plots.

In somewhat similar fashion, the annual three-day meeting of the Bilderberg Group that began on May 28 fuels fears of those on both the right and left that an elite cabal of the world's wealthiest CEOs are discussing in secret the economic and political future of humanity. Among the fears fostered by this kind of secret process is that economic austerity could worsen the majority's condition under free trade policies, a "One World" government, and increased surveillance and police state tactics to suppress political dissent.


Bilderberg participants, who have included royalty from both the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, for decades operated in absolute secrecy. That wall of silence has been breached thanks to the pioneering reporting of Daniel Estulin, the Spain-based author of The True Story of the Bilderberg Group, first published in 2005.

His work and its popular reception have been the primary reason the conference's organizers have started making limited disclosure about attendees and topics of discussion. The attendees are typically 120 to 150 each year, with two-thirds from Europe and the rest predominately from the United States and Canada.

Radio broadcaster Alex Jones has become a leading popularizer of attacks on the Bilderberg Group and available information, which is excerpted below. The brash theatrics of the raspy voiced Jones have appalled traditionalists and helped them portray critics of the Bilderberg Group as wild-eyed conspiracists. The host of a BBC program last year told Jones that he was the worst guest the program had ever hosted.

Years ago before my research, I might have been inclined to agree with the host that the importance of a subdued demeanor. Now I can see that we would know little about the Bilderberg Group and those like it without the bold initiative of those like Jones and Estulin. Ironically, such groups -- including Chatham House, the Council on Foreign Relations, and Bohemian Grove -- are heavily populated by media CEOs of both old and new media and prominent academics who are failing their supposed obligation to keep us informed.

Moreover, the guest lists reveal a heavy concentration of intelligence, banking, energy, and other elite figures whose presence in effect confirms suspicion that this is precisely the kind of gathering that deserves intensive scrutiny. At the Bilderberg meetings, longtime U.S. NSA Director and Cyber Command Commander Keith Alexander, for example, is listed as resuming his attendance following his retirement to the private sector this spring. He has been a repeated guest for years. It is reasonable to wonder why he has been briefing foreign potentates when the operations of the NSA have historically been super-secret even from the American public until former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's revelations a year ago.


David Petraeus
Similarly, the repeat presence of former CIA Director David Petraeus, now the CEO of a Wall Street subsidiary of KKR, raises a question about the revolving door. 

My research connects the dots to evidence that Petraeus entertained career advancement offers from powerful Republicans while he served in the Obama administration.


Promoted to leadership of the CIA, Petraeus resigned in disgrace shortly after the 2012, both for the public reasons of a sex scandal and for more important -- and secret reasons relating to Benghazi, as I report inPresidential Puppetry. Discovery of electronic evidence of his scandal with Broadwell was a convenient cover story for public dissemination, thereby obscuring the far more interesting and important machinations.

But America's puppet masters could not let the story, known primarily to themselves and their vassals, end there. To maintain discipline and proper incentives for the long term, they had to commemorate their power by elevating Petraeus to the world of wealth even after his disgrace. KKR, whose name partner Henry Kravis is one of the dynasties with vast and largely unreported power over government, named Petraeus CEO of one of its Wall Street subsidiaries last year. With two years in a row of Bilderberg invitations, his status is secure. 

The Truth Patrol

Given the high stakes for the country and the level of support the book has been receiving from readers across the political spectrum, I am reaching out to connect the dots more clearly between Puppetry's findings and current events.

We are calling this effort The Truth Patrol, and hope you will join with it both via the Justice Integrity Project and otherwise.

Andy Thibault, a syndicated columnist in Connecticut specializing in legal affairs wrote a review of Puppetry, "Road map to master manipulators," that provides an excellent summary of its most explosive documentation.

More recently, retired University of Michigan engineering professor C.W. Kauffman, an expert on armaments, wrote a glowing review that he posted this week both on the Amazon.com Reviews of 'Presidential Puppetry' and the parallel site of Barnes & Noble here

The Amazon.com review omits most specifics of his impressive background, but they are contained on the other review.

Next month, i will be airing these messages more widely. The book will be excerpted in serial form on this site and others. Also, I'll be undertaking speaking trips, such as one centered on Connecticut, beginning with two appearances in Litchfield on June 19 in the rural, northwestern part of the state. One of the nation's first law schools was established there, and the region is well-known to this day for a strong civic culture.

I began my reporting career in Connecticut, working 14 years for the state's largest newspaper, the Hartford Courant, before undertaking magazine, TV and book work there. I am especially interested in sharing ideas about how those with a strong sense of pride in fostering good governance in local communities can be effective regarding national issues.

Kindly contact me if you would like to arrange similar speakjng appearances or broadcast interviews. I appeared on more than a hundred broadcast interviews to discuss my first book, Spiked, which exposed suppression of legitimate news stories and inflation of others, thereby distorting the public's agenda. The stakes are far more important now.


Andrew Kreig is Justice Integrity Project Executive Director and co-founder. Andrew Kreig has two decades experience as an attorney and non-profit executive in Washington, DC. An author and longtime investigative reporter, his primary focus since 2008 has been exploring allegations of official corruption and other misconduct in federal agencies. He has been a consultant and volunteer leader in advising several non-profit groups fostering cutting-edge applications within the communications industries. 

Andrew Kreig
In 2008, Kreig became a senior fellow with the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University and an affiliated research fellow with the Information Economy Project at George Mason University School of Law. 

As president and CEO of the Wireless Communications Association International (WCAI) from 1996 until 2008, Kreig led its worldwide advocacy that helped create the broadband wireless industry. Previously, he was WCAI vice president and general counsel, an associate at Latham & Watkins, law clerk to a federal judge, author of the book Spiked about the newspaper business and a longtime reporter for the Hartford Courant. 

Listed in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the World from the mid-1990s and currently, he holds law degrees from the University of Chicago School of Law and from Yale Law School. Reared in New York City, his undergraduate degree in history is from Cornell University, where he was a student newspaper editor, rowing team member, and Golden Gloves boxer.

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ANDREW KREIG: EXPERTS REJECT FIRE AS CAUSE FOR 9/11 WTC COLLAPSES

The real truth on 9/11 slowly continues to bleed out

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Technical experts are mounting major challenges to official U.S. government accounts of how three World Trade Center skyscrapers collapsed in near-freefall after the 9/11 attacks 15 years ago.

Many researchers are focusing especially on the little-known collapse of

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The Geopolitics Of The United States, Part 1: The Inevitable Empire

The Empire and the inevitable fall of the Obama criminal regime

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STRATFOR Editor’s Note: This installment on the United States, presented in two parts, is the 16th in a series of STRATFOR monographs on the geopolitics of countries influential in world affairs.

Like nearly all of the peoples of North and South America, most Americans are not originally from the territory that became the United States.

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Geopolitics Of The United States Part 2: American Identity And The Threats of Tomorrow

A look back at 2011 predictions for the future in order to put events of today into perspective

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We have already discussed in the first part of this analysis how the American geography dooms whoever controls the territory to being a global power, but there are a number of other outcomes that shape what that power will be like. The first and most critical is the impact of that geography on the American mindset.

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By Robert S. Finnegan

This e-mail outlines and confirms the acts of espionage against Indonesia and Indonesians by Akiko Makino and the others involved both in Kobe University and in AI Lab at University of Airlangga, Surabaya; Bahasa Indonesia original follows English translation...

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UPDATED 01/07/2015 : New Analysis Challenges Tamiflu Efficacy; Hong Kong Corona Virus Outbreak

UPDATED 01/07/2015 : FOX NEWS CORPORATE PHARMA SHILL MEGAN KELLY AND FOX NEWS QUACK DOCTOR NOW PUSHING TAMIFLU FOR PREGNANT WOMEN AND CHILDREN;

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THE 5TH ESTATE UNEQUIVOCALLY WARNS THE PUBLIC NOT TO TAKE OR GIVE THIS PROVEN DANGEROUS, INEFFECTIVE DRUG TO ANYONE

Obama criminals now resulting to biowarfare in quest to destroy Chinese and ASEAN economy; "novel virus substrain" points directly to a Kawaoka / Fouchier / Ernala-Ginting Kobe lab virus weaponized and genetically altered to specifically target and infect the Asian population: Ribavirin...

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The 5th Estate has just purchased a library on H5N1 "Novel" virus pandemics, there are dozens of PDF and Exel documents we feel will assist you in saving lives following intentional releases of the H5N1 and now MERS viruses; we will begin by printing those that appear to be extremely relevant here: H5N1 Kobe-Kawaoka-Ernala series continues soon with more "Smoking Gun" e-mails from Teridah Ernala to The 5th Estate . . .

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By Robert S. Finnegan

On October 12, 2002 the Indonesian island of Bali experienced a terrorist attack that rocked the world. It was unquestionably well-coordinated and executed, the largest in the country's history.

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