Ron Paul: Abolish The CIA

By Christiaan van Huyssteen (@cvh23)

From The Ron Paul Institute:

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Former congressman Ron Paul (Reuters/Robert Galbraith)

 

“CIA covert actions across the globe have led to destruction of countries and societies and unprecedented resentment toward the United States.”

“The US not only tortured people in its own custody, however. Last week the European Court of Human Rights found that the US government transferred individuals to secret detention centers in Poland (and likely elsewhere) where they were tortured away from public scrutiny. The government of Poland was ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages to two victims for doing nothing to stop their torture on Polish soil.” ~ Ron Paul

 

The CIA is a government agency out of control. Scandal after scandal. The American intelligence agencies are spying on dozens of foreign leaders, and millions of their own citizens.

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Joe Biden’s Son’s Company To Start Drilling For Gas In Eastern Ukraine

By: Christiaan van Huyssteen (@cvh23)

From Zerohedge:

Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, just joined the board of the largest Ukraine gas producer Burisma Holdings.

The Dnieper-Donets basin which lies in the hotly contested eastern part of the nation and where as everyone knows by now a bloody civil war is raging, is the major oil and gas producing region of Ukraine accounting for approximately 90 per cent of Ukrainian production.

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People’s Views of South Africa’s Influence in the World

By: Christiaan van Huyssteen (@cvh23)

From a BBC poll:

2012 vs 2013

South African Influence in the World

views of SA 2013

Views of South Africa have deteriorated
further in 2013, continuing the decline
started in 2012. On average, in the 22
tracking countries surveyed both in
2012 and 2013, 35 per cent of
respondents have positive views of
South African influence in the world—
two points less than in 2012. At the
same time, the proportion of those
holding negative views has increased
by five points to reach 30 per cent.

 

Factors shaping perceptions of South Africa:
For those who held positive views of South Africa’s influence in the world, 31 per cent
mentioned the traditions and culture as the main reason explaining their positive rating.
South Africa’s foreign policy was the second-placed reason, cited by 23 per cent.
Of those holding negative views, the way South Africa treats its people was cited by three in
ten respondents (30%) to justify their negative rating. South Africa’s foreign policy was also
the second-placed reason (23%), but closely followed by the South African traditions and
culture, and the country’s economy (both 20%).

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Mainstream Media Incompetence

By: Christiaan van Huyssteen (@cvh23)

The reason why mainstream media are in a perpetual decline.

 

While discussing the MH17 situation, the host asks almost childish questions and things get a little heated.

The CNN host fails to provide any facts, and doesn’t make any meaningful arguments.

Maybe this is why they are called Cartoon News Network…

 

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