March into War, who is in charge of OZ

Tallinn (AFP) - The US will deploy heavy weapons in central and eastern Europe for the first time, Washington said Tuesday, in the midst of the worst stand-off between Russia and the West since the Cold War, triggered by the crisis in Ukraine. "We will temporarily stage one armoured brigade combat team's vehicles and associated … Continue reading March into War, who is in charge of OZ

Leaks contradict Israel’s claim Iran was close to bomb

London (AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that Iran was a year away from making a nuclear bomb was contradicted by his secret services, according to reports Monday citing leaked documents. The inconsistency was revealed in a cache of communications between South African intelligence services and their global partners -- including Israel's Mossad … Continue reading Leaks contradict Israel’s claim Iran was close to bomb

Jim Frederick author of “Black Hearts: One Platoon’s Descent Into Madness in Iraq’s Triangle of Death” dies at 42? click here

Jim Frederick, a former foreign correspondent and editor whose 2010 book about an atrocity committed by American soldiers in Iraq was praised for its thorough reporting and acuity in parsing the psychological erosion of men in war, died on July 31 in Oakland, Calif. He was 42. The cause was cardiac arrhythmia and arrest, said … Continue reading Jim Frederick author of “Black Hearts: One Platoon’s Descent Into Madness in Iraq’s Triangle of Death” dies at 42? click here

More Things Change the more they Stay the Same

Mid-May marks two key anniversaries in the conflict between the United States and Mexico that set in motion the Civil War—and led to California, Texas, and eight other states joining the Union. View photo On May 13, 1846, the United States Congress declared war on Mexico after a request from President James K. Polk. Then, … Continue reading More Things Change the more they Stay the Same

Citrus County Best Students Honored at Elks Club Sunday Evening

The Elks Club in Homosassa honored Citrus County Best Students on Sunday evening with a dinner and an award ceremony. Students of the months for the past several months and the current month were honored, as well as the students of the year. The audio of the evening  and the pictures will be below. Winners … Continue reading Citrus County Best Students Honored at Elks Club Sunday Evening

Bin Laden Raid files HIDDEN FOREVER

The top U.S. special operations commander, Adm. William McRaven, ordered military files about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden’s hideout to be purged from Defense Department computers and sent to the CIA, where they could be more easily shielded from ever being made public. The secret move, described briefly in a draft report … Continue reading Bin Laden Raid files HIDDEN FOREVER

Sanjay Gupta Changed His Mind About Marijuana

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN's chief medical correspondent, says he was wrong to ignore marijuana's medical potential when he wrote an opinion piece in 2009 called "Why I would Vote No on Pot." Gupta filmed a documentary that aired on CNN on Sunday, August 11, and earlier this week wrote an editorial on CNN.com in which he admitted that the … Continue reading Sanjay Gupta Changed His Mind About Marijuana

United States POST OFFICE buys AMMO Increases Concerns Over Federal Stockpiling click here!

By Will Hagle The United States Postal Service joins the Department of Education and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as the latest federal agency to announce a major purchase of ammunition. Many federal agencies have been forming independent law enforcement divisions to govern their specific branches, and the recent stockpiling trend has led to … Continue reading United States POST OFFICE buys AMMO Increases Concerns Over Federal Stockpiling click here!

The CIA’s Declassified Torture Handbook: How to Create a “World of Fear, Terror, Anxiety, Dread.”

by Lauren Harper   Senator Feinstein's quest to declassify her committee's report on the CIA's post-9/11 torture program has increased attention on the agency's illegal –and decades-old– interrogation techniques. Now, newly-declassified portions of the CIA's infamous 1963 KUBARK manual, a comprehensive guide for teaching interrogators how to effectively create "a world of fear, terror, anxiety, … Continue reading The CIA’s Declassified Torture Handbook: How to Create a “World of Fear, Terror, Anxiety, Dread.”