China Targets US Dollar’s Dominance With New Digital Currency

China is taking on the US Dollar’s global dominance in an unprecedented way—becoming the first major economy to create a digital currency. But while it may be convenient, the central bank-backed currency is already sparking concerns for the new powers it gives the government…

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‘Surrender Your Firearms’ – Gov’t Now Confiscating Guns from Medical Cannabis Users

(TFTP) Residents in Honolulu, Hawaii, were recently informed that if they use cannabis for medicinal purposes, they will be given 30 days to “voluntarily surrender” their firearms and ammunition before the Honolulu Police Department begins confiscation. A series of letters were mailed out from Police Chief Susan Ballard on Nov. 13, as confirmed by a […]

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Not Just Rape, Lawsuit Accuses Harvey Weinstein of ‘Sex Trafficking’—Just Like Jeffrey Epstein

(TFTP) While dozens of women have claimed they were sexually assaulted by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, the latest allegations accuse him of “sex trafficking,” which would put Weinstein in the same camp as another wealthy man who spent just one year in prison–Jeffrey Epstein. British actress Kadian Noble has filed a lawsuit against Weinstein that […]

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#ChurchToo Blows Up On Social Media Exposing Rampant Child Sex Abuse by Religious Leaders

(TFTP) While the Catholic church is no stranger to sexual abuse scandals, victims from other religious communities have recently taken to social media with the hashtag #ChurchToo, to call out the predators who were disguised as trustworthy Christian leaders. As Twitter user Elizabeth Halford noted, after the hashtag “MeToo” went viral, several of the nearly […]

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YouTube Moderators Expose Company for Allowing Thousands of Child Predators to Flourish

(TFTP) As the mainstream media catches up to the fact that YouTube has become a breeding ground for pedophiles with hundreds of questionable videos — with billions of views — and thousands of sexual comments that face little oversight, the platform’s moderators are claiming that its system for reporting abuse has not been working properly […]

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New ‘Distracted Walking’ Legislation Will Outlaw Texting, and Even Talking, While Walking

(TFTP) The heinous “crime” of “distracted walking” has become the latest trend that cities in the United States are looking to legislate into nonexistence—relying on tax dollars and the extortion of citizens to solve the problem instead of common sense. Stamford, Connecticut, is the most recent city to join the bandwagon, and its proposal would […]

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GOP Debate: Trump Calls on Republican Party to ‘Be Smart and Unify’

While previous GOP debates have been highlighted by insults and crude comments from Donald Trump, Thursday’s debate proved to be a more subdued event as the frontrunner called for unity within the Republican Party. In his opening statement, Trump noted the record turnout of voters thus far in the GOP primaries, calling it one of […]

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GOP Establishment Reportedly Considering Contested Convention to Counter Trump Win

Current primary results have reportedly led GOP leaders to consider a contested convention if Donald Trump falls short of the 1,237 delegates needed to qualify for the nomination. According to a report from the Washington Post, recent gatherings of the Republican Governors Association, and various conservative financiers, have led to the “consensus that Trump is […]

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Trump Calls for Laws Allowing Expansion of Torture ‘To Beat ISIS’

After he was criticized for saying that he could force the United States military to break the current law banning torture methods like waterboarding, Donald Trump backtracked his comments, and said instead that he would like to change the laws to include waterboarding “at a minimum.” Trump has been vocal in the past on the […]

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GOP Candidates Call Snowden a ‘Traitor,’ but US has yet to Charge Him with Treason

While the remaining GOP candidates have spoken out against National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, calling him a “traitor,” the United States government has yet to formally charge him with treason. Federal prosecutors filed a criminal complaint against the former NSA contractor in June 2013, after he leaked a collection of mass surveillance documents, which […]

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Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Quits DNC to Endorse Bernie Sanders

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) announced Sunday that she is stepping down from her position as a vice chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, in order to endorse presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Gabbard appeared on NBC’s Meet The Press Sunday morning, where host Chuck Todd noted that she “has been at odds with her boss, DNC […]

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GOP Nevada Caucus Results in Accusations of Polling Irregularities, Double Voting

GOP officials are reportedly looking into accusations of voting irregularities including ballot shortages and double voting, after reports of a chaotic scene unfolded during Tuesday’s Nevada Caucus. In response to reports of double-voting, political reporter and commentator Jon Ralston reported that one GOP official said the party takes “reports of double voting very seriously and […]

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Fact Check: Hillary Clinton Claims Russia Has ‘Not Gone After ISIS’

During the latest Democratic Debate Thursday, Hillary Clinton defended her reservations towards Russia by claiming that  the Russians “have not gone after ISIS or any of the other terrorist groups.” Clinton’s statement was in response to comments made by rival Bernie Sanders when he was asked if he was prepared to “move militarily” against Russia, […]

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NH Primary: Sanders Beats Clinton in Nearly Every Demographic

The results from the New Hampshire primary Tuesday showed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders beating former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton in nearly every demographic. Sanders received 60 percent of the vote with over 142,000 votes comprising 13 delegates, while Clinton only received 38 percent of the vote with over 90,500 votes comprising nine delegates. Sanders […]

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FBI Formally Confirms Its ‘Ongoing’ Investigation Into Hillary Clinton’s Email Server

The Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed Monday that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is under an “ongoing” investigation for her use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state. The investigation was confirmed in a letter from FBI general counsel James Baker, to the State Department. He noted that is writing […]

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GOP Candidates Voice Support for Waterboarding, Increasing Guantanamo Detainees

Seven of the remaining GOP candidates participated in a debate hosted by ABC News in Manchester, New Hampshire, Saturday, and when asked about waterboarding and other methods of torture used by the CIA, several candidates voiced their support. The topic came up when moderator David Muir noted a comment Texas Sen. Ted Cruz made in […]

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Rand Paul Ends Campaign, Declines to Endorse Candidate in GOP Primary Race

After dropping out of the 2016 presidential race Wednesday, Rand Paul’s campaign noted that while he will endorse the chosen GOP nominee, he will not endorse any of his former rivals while they are still in the running. During a conference call with reporters following Paul’s announcement, his top campaign strategist Doug Stafford said that […]

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In Tight Race with Sanders, Clinton Reportedly Wins 6 Precincts by Coin Toss

The Democratic primary race appeared to be incredibly close during the Iowa caucus Monday night, where candidate Hillary Clinton won at least six precincts by way of a coin toss. While the caucus numbers led former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley to drop out of the race, it left Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in […]

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There is No Such Thing as a ‘Perfect’ Presidential Candidate

GOP Presidential Debate

A host of GOP candidates took to their podiums on Thursday night, as did the three remaining Democratic candidates on Sunday night, each one trying to convince the American public why he or she should be the next president. Donald Trump wants you to pick him because he swears he can “Make America Great Again!” […]

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Bernie Sanders Condemns Overthrow of Saddam Hussein, Supports Overthrow of Assad

During the fourth Democratic Debate Sunday night, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders criticized the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, while pledging his support for the proposed overthrow of Bashar al-Assad in Syria. Sanders, a self-declared socialist, has been adamant in the past about the fact that he opposes—and did not vote for—the war in Iraq. […]

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GOP Debate: Without Rand Paul Present, Chris Christie’s Assad Comments Go Unchallenged

During the sixth GOP presidential debate of the 2016 election on Thursday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was asked about the importance of toppling Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. “Governor Christie, how important is it to remove Assad from power and how would you do it?” Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo asked, noting that former GOP […]

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Report: Ted Cruz Did Not Disclose Goldman Sachs Loan During Senate Bid

GOP presidential candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz dismissed a report claiming that he failed to disclose loans from Goldman Sachs during his 2012 Senate campaign on Wednesday, and insisted that it was nothing more than a “technical and inadvertent filing error.” According to a report released by the New York Times, Cruz poured $1.2 […]

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GOP Debate: Rand Paul Warns of Consequences of Regime Change in Syria

The fifth GOP debate of the 2016 presidential election was hosted by CNN on Tuesday, and it highlighted the candidates’ positions on foreign policy, terrorism and national security. When asked if he still believes the hawks in the GOP are responsible for the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) […]

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Ted Cruz: The Middle East was Safer Before The U.S. Toppled Hussein, Gaddafi

GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) said on Thursday that he believes the Middle East was safer under the regimes of Saddam Hussein and Muammer Gaddafi than it is now after intervention from the United States. During an interview with Joe Scarborough on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Cruz said his foreign policy is “the Reagan approach.” He said […]

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GOP Debate: Rand Paul Fact Checks Donald Trump On TPP

During the fourth GOP debate of the 2016 election, Donald Trump talked at length about how China could take advantage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and in response, Rand Paul pointed out that China is not part of the deal. Gerard Baker, the editor-in-chief of the Wall Street Journal, and a moderator during Tuesday night’s debate, asked Trump about his […]

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Carly Fiorina Defends CIA Torture, Handed HP Servers To NSA

Fiorina confirmed that after receiving a call from former NSA director Michael Hayden shortly after 9/11, she redirected trucks of HP computer servers from retail stores to the agency’s headquarters to be used for installing programs allowing a warrantless wiretapping program and the bulk collection of Americans’ phone records.

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