Trump’s “Space Force” Officially Launched In $738BN Defense Bill

Trump’s “Space Force” Officially Launched In $738BN Defense Bill By Tyler Durden The final 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed the House on Wednesday 377-48 at a massive and unprecedented $738 billion, in a nearly united Republican vote which also included over 180 House Democrats. It marks a $22 billion spending increase for the Pentagon. It’s expected to be signed by President Trump likely next week after it goes through the Senate, after it was stripped of all significant items the administration would find objectionable, including a controversial War Powers Act resolution meant…

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“Undeniable Evidence”: Explosive Classified Docs Reveal Afghan War Mass Deception

“Undeniable Evidence”: Explosive Classified Docs Reveal Afghan War Mass Deception By Tyler Durden In what’s already being hailed as a defining and explosive “Pentagon papers” moment, a cache of previously classified documents obtained by The Washington Post show top Pentagon leaders continuously lied to the public about the “progress” of the now eighteen-year long Afghan war. The some 2,000 pages of notes from interviews of senior officials who have shaped US strategy in Afghanistan confirm that “senior US officials failed to tell the truth about the war in Afghanistan throughout the 18-year campaign, making…

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Is A Global Crash Just Around The Corner? Central Banks Are Cutting At The Fastest Rate Since The Financial Crisis

Is A Global Crash Just Around The Corner? Central Banks Are Cutting At The Fastest Rate Since The Financial Crisis By Tyler Durden There is something very fishy about the world’s economic situation. On one hand, US president Trump keeps repeating that the US economy is the strongest it has ever been, with global strategists, economists and officials parroting as much they can, repeating that the world economy is also set to rebound sharply any minute now. And yet, two things stand out. As we pointed out first last month,…

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PA County Election Turned Into “Nightmare” After Voting Machines Malfunctioned

PA County Election Turned Into “Nightmare” After Voting Machines Malfunctioned By Tyler Durden A couple of minutes after polls closed in Easton, Pennsylvania on Election Day, the chairwoman of the county Republicans, Lee Snover, realized something had gone horribly wrong. When vote totals began to come in for the Northampton County judge’s race, it was obvious there was a problem. The Democratic candidate, Abe Kassis, only had 164 votes out of 55,000 ballots across 100 precincts. In an area where you can vote for a straight party ticket, it was…

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US Enraged After 6 More EU Nations Join INSTEX To Bypass Iran Sanctions

US Enraged After 6 More EU Nations Join INSTEX To Bypass Iran Sanctions By Tyler Durden On Friday, six European countries issued a bombshell joint statement declaring their intent to join INSTEX, or the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges, a European special-purpose vehicle serving as a ‘SWIFT alternative’ to bypass US sanctions on Iran. Finland, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden released a joint statement asserting it’s of “the utmost importance to the preservation and full implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) on Iran’s nuclear program by…

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Iraq PM Announces Resignation After 40 Protesters Killed On Single Deadliest Day

Iraq PM Announces Resignation After 40 Protesters Killed On Single Deadliest Day By Tyler Durden After two months of anti-corruption and anti-government protests have rocked Iraq, resulting in a death toll into the hundreds as the unrest turns increasingly sectarian and which has included the burning of two Iranian consulates, Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi says he will resign. He announced in an official statement put out by his office that he will submit his resignation to parliament after the country’s top Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, suddenly pulled support, telling the nation…

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California DMV Rakes In $50 Million Per Year Selling Personal Information

California DMV Rakes In $50 Million Per Year Selling Personal Information By Tyler Durden The California DMV has been selling the personal information of registered drivers to the tune of $50 million per year, according to a DMV document obtained by Motherboard. In a previous investigation, Motherboard found DMVs in other states have been selling non-optional information drivers must provide in order to obtain a license, such as names, physical addresses and car registration information. And while California didn’t disclose exactly who they’re selling to, other states were making a…

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New Leak Claims to Show Operating Manuals For “Re-education Camps” For Chinese Muslims In Xinjiang Region

New Leak Claims to Show Operating Manuals For “Re-education Camps” For Chinese Muslims In Xinjiang Region By Tyler Durden A series of classified Chinese government documents were leaked by a group of journalists describing the secret operations of detention camps in Xinjiang, reported Reuters. Published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) Sunday, the documents offer a rare look into the massive internment camp for Muslim-majority Uyghur in the troubled western region of China. The 2017 documents reveal a list of guidelines “that effectively serves as a manual for operating the…

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Spain To Track Every Smartphone Across Country In Controversial Study

Spain To Track Every Smartphone Across Country In Controversial Study By Tyler Durden Spain’s National Statistics Institute (INE) will begin tracking smartphone locations of millions of people this week in preparation for the 2021 census, raising privacy concerns, reported RT News. INE will track every smartphone in the country over a series of tests that will extend through 2020, and the government has assured Spaniards the project is completely “anonymous.”  INE partnered with Spain’s three largest mobile carriers – Movistar, Orange, and Vodafone, which account for approximately 80% of all smartphone users…

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Prince Andrew to Officially Disappear From Public Life After Interview Disaster

Prince Andrew to Officially Disappear From Public Life After Interview Disaster By Tyler Durden Pedo-pal Prince Andrew says he’s stepping away from public duties for the “forseeable future” after giving an interview to the BBC widely panned as a “catastrophic mistake” as he fumbled through questions about his friendship with dead pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. BREAKING: Prince Andrew says he has asked the Queen to step back from public duties “for the foreseeable future, and she has given her permission.” “I continue to unequivocally regret my ill-judged association with Jeffrey Epstein.”…

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