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Harry Reid’s Bodyguard Attacks 'Crapitalism' Author Jason Mattera

Hawaii Political Info introduction: Jason Mattera asks Senator Harry Reid (D) a great question, the answer to which virtually everyone would like to know, but the Senator refuses to answer.


One of Harry Reid’s bodyguards accosted a conservative journalist for asking a few basic questions about the Senate Majority Leader’s wealth.

Jason Mattera, author of the explosive new book CRAPITALISM: Liberals Who Make Millions Swiping Your Tax Dollars, recently caught up with Reid and asked him, “How did you become so rich working in government?” The senator refused to answer.

Mattera, who publishes Daily Surge, followed up. “How does someone on a government salary most of their career accumulate your type of wealth?” Still, there was no answer from Reid.

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White House Reporter on Hot Mic after Ebola Press Briefing: 'We're Screwed'

“S--t!” says a male reporter immediately after the October 3 White House Ebola briefing by senior administration officials.

A female journalist notes, “The most interesting thing is the travel stuff.”

“Yeah, we’re screwed,” exclaims yet another reporter.

“If this DC test comes back positive, I’m doing (inaudible) all weekend,” the woman informs her colleagues. She was referring to Ebola tests on patients in Washington, DC, which as of today (October 8) have all come back negative.

The male reporter then notices his “stupid mic,” followed by, “Yeah, did you hear that everyone?” as he returns to his seat to throw the mic onto it.


The trio had just listened to the following:


White House summary of the above Ebola briefing

Link:

Why does the CDC own a patent on Ebola 'invention?' [Natural News] Aug 3, 2014

Gubernatorial AARP Debate

KHON2 News

October 7, 2014

Click the "read me" link just below the video to watch the entire debate or to view specific segments.

Part 1 of 21: The high cost of long-term health care

Key Democrats: Endless War Is Official U.S. Doctrine

The Intercept

By Glenn Greenwald

October 7, 2014

Key Democrats, Led by Hillary Clinton, Leave No doubt that Endless War is Official U.S. Doctrine

Long before Americans were introduced to the new 9/11 era super-villains called ISIS and Khorasan, senior Obama officials were openly and explicitly stating that America’s “war on terror,” already 12 years old, would last at least another decade. At first, they injected these decrees only anonymously; in late 2012, The Washington Post - disclosing the administration’s secret creation of a “disposition matrix” to decide who should be killed, imprisoned without charges, or otherwise “disposed” of - reported these remarkable facts:

Among senior Obama administration officials, there is a broad consensus that such operations are likely to be extended at least another decade. Given the way al-Qaida continues to metastasize, some officials said no clear end is in sight. . . . That timeline suggests that the United States has reached only the midpoint of what was once known as the global war on terrorism.”

In May, 2013, the Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on whether it should revise the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF). A committee member asked a senior Pentagon official, Assistant Secretary Michael Sheehan, how long the war on terror would last; his reply: “At least 10 to 20 years.” At least. A Pentagon spokesperson confirmed afterward “that Sheehan meant the conflict is likely to last 10 to 20 more years from today — atop the 12 years that the conflict has already lasted.” As Spencer Ackerman put it: “Welcome to America’s Thirty Years War,” one which – by the Obama administration’s own reasoning – has “no geographic limit.”

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Hawaii Political Info note: The late Aaron Russo, a Jew, said endless wars on undefined "terrorists" was foretold to him before 9/11 by Nick Rockefeller — a member, Russo said, of the inner sanctum of the Council on Foreign Relations. Russo gave an interview about Nick and the CFR sometime after 9/11 and warned about the Council, with which Hillary Clinton said she had a strong relationship. His warning has been largely overlooked in recent years by both the mainstream and alternative media.

Links:

America: From Freedom to Fascism (Aaron Russo documentary)

Who Controls the Council on Foreign Relations? (Part 1)   A bit dated, but many on this list are still among the CFR officers & directors

Israel Attack on USS Liberty during 1967 Six-Day War Full-Length Documentary [Hawaii Political Info]

Admiral Thomas Moorer Says Israel Deliberately Attacked & Tried to Kill Everyone Aboard the USS Liberty on June 8, 1967 [USSLiberty.org]

USS Liberty—Israeli Pilot Speaks Up [Rense.com]

Jews made deal to bring the U.S. into WWI & WWII Testimony by Benjamin Freedman, Jewish political insider who converted to Christianity

Future Israel president wanted deal to bring U.S. into war against Germany [FPP.co.uk] Sep 10, 1941 Chaim Weizmann letter to Winston Churchill

The Six-Day War Deceptions Part 1 [YouTube]

The Six-Day War Deceptions Part 2 [YouTube]

The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion   Said to be the blueprint for world Jewish domination when discovered over 100 years ago. Highly controversial, at least with Jews, they say that it is a "proven forgery." Others say if that's so, why does what is happening in the world today correlate so closely with the Protocols?

Paul Craig Roberts: VP Biden's Harvard Speech on Foreign Policy Could Backfire

Hawaii Political Info note: RIA Novosti is a Russian-government-owned news outlet.

WASHINGTON, October 4 (RIA Novosti), Liudmila Chernova – Speech of the US Vice President Joe Biden can backfire on Washington, as it embarrasses the European Union members and demonstrates the US has intimidated them, Paul Craig Roberts, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, believes.

"One of the possible consequences is that his speech embarrasses European governments by showing that Europe is Washington's vassal," Roberts told RIA Novosti on Friday. "The other is that by pressing Europeans to act against their own interests, Washington might have been too much of a bully and hurt its future influence in Europe."

US Vice President said Thursday that the United States and US President Barack Obama, in particular, had forced the European Union members to "take economic hits to impose cost" on Russia.

"It is true that they did not want to do that. But again, it was America's leadership and the President of the United States insisting," Biden noted, speaking at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

"It is a known fact that Western European peoples and business interests, and even the governments themselves oppose Washington's sanctions on Russia," Roberts noted, underlining that many Europeans know full well that Russia is not responsible for the trouble in Ukraine. "They know that the cause is Washington's use of the CIA and the NGOs established by the National Endowment for Democracy and other US "democracy groups" to orchestrate protests and use the protests to overthrow the elected government of Ukraine."

"Washington forced its European vassal states to impose sanctions on Russia," the former assistant Secretary of the Treasury said, adding that one of the US aims was to portray Russia, not Washington, as the government that is interfering in the internal affairs of Ukraine and must be punished.

"By punishing Russia, the sanctions support Washington's propaganda that it is Russia that is the aggressor," he asserted. "This image also serves to boost the budgets of Washington's military and security complex in order to defend NATO countries against the alleged "Russian threat."

Another aim of the sanctions is to break up Europe's economic and political relationships with Russia, according to Roberts.

"Washington is afraid that growing relationships between Europe and Russia will loosen Washington's hold on Europe. European countries do not have independent foreign policies, and Washington wants to keep it that way," Roberts stated.

In addition, Roberts thinks its goal was also to answer the Republicans' claims that Obama had taken a weak position in foreign policy and toward Russia, as Biden's speech comes one month before the November general elections in the US.

"Biden emphasized that Obama was strong and forced Europe to take action against Europe's own interests. In other words, Obama gives orders to Europe just as Stalin gave orders to the Warsaw Pact," former assistant Secretary of the Treasury said. "Obama, like Stalin, is a man of steel. The speech is a domestic political message designed to neutralize Republican criticisms of the Democrats' foreign policy," Roberts explained.

Over the past few months, the United States has introduced several rounds of economic sanctions against Russia, blaming Moscow for meddling in Ukraine's internal affairs – claims that Russia has repeatedly denied. The EU and US allies have followed in Washington's footsteps, drawing up their own blacklists.

In August Moscow responded to western sanctions, implementing a one-year ban on certain food imports from the European Union, the United States, Australia, Canada and Norway.

Link:

Joe Biden's Full Speech at Harvard (video) [Hawaii Political Info] Oct 4, 2014

Is US Govt Actively Working to Spread Ebola in America?

Natural News

By Mike Adams
Editor, Natural News

The more closely our team investigates the facts about Ebola here at Natural News, the more I'm convinced the United States government is intentionally trying to increase the spread of the outbreak rather than contain it. I realize this assertion may sound outlandish, but review the evidence below and decide for yourself. This story is extensively sourced with verifiable links.

As microbiologist Dr. Gil Mobley recently said in protest of all the lies and disinformation, "CDC is lying! ... [and] If they're not lying, they are grossly incompetent." [1]

Here are the top ten pieces of evidence that point to the U.S. government seemingly wanting to see Ebola spread even more. Because, just as Dr. Mobley says, if all this isn't intentional, then it's a showcase of extreme incompetence on the part of government:

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City Council Improprieties May Invalidate HNL Rail Approval


HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)

September 29, 2014

Key votes on the city rail transit project and other issues might be invalidated because Honolulu City Council members failed to disclose conflicts of interest after being wined and dined by lobbyists.

City Ethics Commission records show that former council members Romy Cachola, Todd Apo, Nestor Garcia and Donovan Dela Cruz as well as current council members Ikaika Anderson and Ann Kobayashi were treated to meals worth more than $200 each several on several occasions by lobbyists between 2006 and 2012. The city lawmakers then voted on rail transit stations, the rail project and rezoning land but none of them apparently declared a conflict as required by law.

So the ethics commission is now looking into a key issue.

"Whether there are any unlawful gifts that required disclosure and the disclosure did not occur, making council members' votes null and void," said Chuck Totto, executive director of the city Ethics Commission.

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The 5 Proposed State Constitutional Amendments on Your Ballot

Honolulu Magazine

Get to know these five constitutional amendments up for vote across the state. Plus, seven county charter amendments on the Big Island, Maui and Kaua‘i.

By Honolulu Magazine staff

September 29, 2014

This year, there are five constitutional amendments up for vote across the state. Here are the questions as they will appear on the ballot, with links to the full text of each proposed amendment at capitol.hawaii.gov. Any questions should be directed to the appropriate clerk's office: House, 586-6400; or Senate, 586-6720.

H.B. 420, H.D. 1
CON AMEND: Relating to Disclosure of Judicial Nominees

“Shall the judicial selection commission, when presenting a list of nominees to the governor or the chief justice to fill a vacancy in the office of the chief justice, supreme court, intermediate appellate court, circuit courts or district courts, be required, at the same time, to disclose that list to the public?”

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Duke Aiona 2014 - A Hawai'i Where Housing Is Affordable

...and a Living Wage Possible

Campaign ad published on YouTube September 26, 2014

The True Status of Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq

October 5, 2014

After 13 years of war in Afghanistan – the longest in US history – the US government has achieved no victory. Afghanistan is in chaos and would collapse completely without regular infusions of US money. The war has been a failure, but Washington will not admit it.

More than 2,000 US fighters have been killed in the 13 year Afghan war. More than 20,000 Afghan civilians were also killed. According to a study last year by a Harvard University researcher, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will cost in total between four and six trillion dollars. There is no way of looking at the US invasion of Afghanistan and seeing a success.

So in light of this failure, what does the Obama Administration do? Do they admit the mistake? Do they pull the remaining US troops out of Afghanistan and try to avoid making matters even worse? No! As with all US government programs, if the desired result is not achieved they just pump in more resources and continue with the same policies. The past 13 years have been an utter failure, so this past week the US government signed on for ten more years of war!

US troops were legally required to be out of Afghanistan by the end of this year, according to a status of forces agreement between the US and Afghanistan. The US was unsuccessful in negotiating a new status of forces agreement with outgoing president Hamid Karzai. The Afghan leader had grown critical of the US military presence – which has actually increased under President Obama. So, the US needed a new puppet in government.

As international correspondent Eric Margolis pointed out recently, the elections in Afghanistan earlier this year were a farce. The candidates were hand-picked by the US government. Furthermore, wrote Margolis, “[t]he largest, most popular party in Afghanistan, Taliban…[has] been excluded as ‘terrorists’ from the current and past elections.”

But they got their new status of forces agreement. US troops will remain through 2024.

The United States’ war on Iraq has also been a failure. The neocons want to blame the current disintegration of Iraq on President Obama for pulling US troops out. This is historical revisionism at its worst. The real blame goes to those who put the troops in in the first place.

In fact, President Obama didn’t even want to pull US troops out of Iraq. He had tried to re-negotiate a new status of forces agreement with the Maliki government in Iraq, but Maliki hesitated to extend immunity from prosecution to the remaining US troops. The US responded by turning on Maliki, eventually demanding that he step down even though he had been elected.

Maintaining US troops in Iraq would not have prevented the current unrest there for the simple reason that it was the presence of US troops in the first place that caused the unrest. It was the US invasion that led to the emergence of al-Qaeda in Iraq and other extremist Islamist groups. This should not have been a surprise to war planners: Saddam Hussein had been using brutal means to keep these groups at bay for decades. The same is true with Afghanistan.

The Taliban government of 2001 in Afghanistan did not attack the United States. Al-Qaeda did. But the 2003 US attack on Iraq under false pretenses removed a leader who had fought ruthlessly against al-Qaeda and other radical Islamist fighters. The result was that the al-Qaeda we were supposed to be fighting in Afghanistan flourished in post-invasion Iraq, along with other even more brutal groups. Will our government ever learn that invasion and occupation are not the solution, but rather the problem? No new status of forces agreement can change that basic fact.

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