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NYC Police Breaking Up Occupy Wall Street Under False Pretext of Cleaning

I've spent a few nights and parts of days at Zuccotti Park and a large number of the broad range of people there have stepped up to clean the place constantly.  The ground is swept and washed, all trash is picked up, old cardboard is moved out, you name it, there's a committee or an individual taking responsibility for it.
 
The official right-wing echo chamber line (going by the presumption that repetition by Tea Party organizations and Republican politicians means it was handed down from Karl Rove) is that the occupiers are litterers.  This is simp

US Prosecutors Confirm Classified Information Colors Zambada Niebla’s Case

Government’s Pleadings Also Contend U.S. Intelligence Agencies Lack Authority to Grant Accused Narco-Trafficker Immunity

Prosecutors in the Jesus Vicente Zambada Niebla case on Monday, Oct. 3, filed a motion in federal court in Chicago rebutting the accused Mexican narco-trafficker’s argument that he has been denied access to critical evidence in preparing his defense due to a tardy call by the prosecution for national-security procedures to be invoked in his case.

US Government Accused of Seeking to Conceal Deal Cut With Sinaloa “Cartel”

Lawyers for Alleged Narco-Boss Zambada Niebla Claim Prosecutors Suppressing Evidence By Invoking National Security  

The criminal case against accused Mexican narco-trafficker Jesus Vicente Zambada Niebla now appears to be threatening to unravel the U.S. government’s ugly national-security interests in the drug war.

Anti-Government Movement Exacting Big Toll on Minorities

Government Budget Slashing Disproportionately Affects Jobs Held by People of Color, Data Shows

Labor Day 2011 is upon us and we ring in this day with some figures that are rarely presented in clarity in the mainstream media: The number of people in our nation who are eligible to work, but who are without work, now stands at 41.5 percent.

US Debt Downgrade May Have Chinese Connection

S&P’s Action Appears to Have Triggered Enhanced Fortunes for Some US Business Interests in China

Standard & Poor’s recent downgrading of the US credit rating is being billed in the media as a major blow to the economic credibility of the nation and to the future election prospects of President Obama, but there are some special interests that appear to have benefited from that black mark on the US currency.

US Government Informant Helped Sinaloa Narcos Stay Out of Jail

Mexican Lawyer Who Was Trusted Associate of "Chapo" Guzman Allegedly Paid Off Corrupt Mexican Officials, All Under the Watch of US Agencies

An obscure figure in Mexico’s powerful Sinaloa drug-trafficking organization is key to the US government’s alleged deal with its leadership — a pact that supposedly provided the "cartel's" chief narcos with immunity in exchange for them providing US authorities with information that could be used to target other narco-trafficking organizations.

US Court Documents Claim Sinaloa “Cartel” Is Protected by US Government

Deal Allegedly Gave Sinaloa Bosses Immunity in Exchange for Providing Info on Rival Drug Organizations

The son of a heavy hitter in a powerful Mexican drug trafficking organization has filed explosive legal pleadings in federal court in Chicago accusing the US government of cutting a deal with the the “Sinaloa Cartel” that gave its leadership “carte blanche to continue to smuggle tons of illicit drugs into Chicago and the rest of the United States.”

Congress Told of Strategy Behind Fast and Furious Months Before Its Launch

Former Deputy Attorney General Laid Out Game Plan in Testimony Delivered in March 2009

The Republican-led Congressional witch-hunt to pin blame for ATF’s failed Fast and Furious operation on high-level Obama administration officials may well come full circle back to Congress itself.

Lawmakers Doth Protest Too Much over ATF’s Fast and Furious Scandal

Congress Continues to Ignore House of Death Cover-up Spawned During Bush Administration

The hypocrisy of our political leadership is not a man-bites-dog story, of course, but rarely is a brazen act of duplicity so completely ignored by our mainstream media as has been the case with the ongoing saga of ATF’s Fast and Furious scandal — in which the federal agency is accused of knowingly allowing criminals to smuggle weapons into Mexico.

Mexican Military Commander Removed Following Disappearance Investigation

Shake Up Happens After Morelos Lawmakers Support Withdraw of Soldiers from Streets

ATF’s Fast and Furious Seems Colored With Shades of Iran/Contra Scandal

Congressional Inquiry Raising Specter of Spooks in the Soup

The acting head of ATF (the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) has seemingly blown the cover of both DEA and FBI informant operations in order to spare his own neck and to deflect blame away from a badly flawed operation undertaken by his own agency.

In doing so, ATF Acting Director Kenneth Melson has also left open the door to the house of mirrors that always comes into play when U.S. interests intersect with foreign affairs.

House of Death Informant Files Lawsuit Against U.S. Government

Former Mexican Cop Who Helped Oversee House in Juarez Used for Torture and Murder Claims ICE Still Owes Him Money

A deactivated U.S. government informant who played a key role in multiple homicides in Mexico while under the supervision of U.S. prosecutors and federal agents has filed a lawsuit against the United States in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Raided Mexican Ranch Linked to U.S. Drug War Corruption

Former CIA Asset Claims U.S. Special Forces Assisted Mexican Soldiers In Assault on Stash Site

The recent raid of a stash site on the Mexican side of the border suspected of containing a cache of guns and/or drugs is drawing attention once again to the U.S. border town of Columbus, N.M. — where 11 people, including the mayor, police chief and a village trustee, were recently indicted on gun-running charges.

U.S. Special Ops Troops Deployed in Mexico, Leaked Briefing Confirms

Document, Prepared At the Request of a “Tea Party” Congressman, Indicates the 7th Special Forces Group “Has Conducted Operations in Every Latin American Country”

A Pentagon document has come to light that confirms the U.S. has put special operations troops on the ground in Mexico as the drug war there continues to escalate, notching some 40,000 murders since late 2006.

U.S. Drug-War Policy Planting the Seeds of Civil-Society Destruction

Escalating Murder Rate Is Byproduct of Decades of Legal and Covert U.S. Arms Shipments to Latin America

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