Friday, September 20, 2013

House Passes Bill To Kill ObamaCare/Cuts $40B from Food Stamps (Because They're Lazy!), DeLay Delay Delayed, and International Efforts Solidify Against US Small-Minded Policy Re: NSA Illegalities

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House Passes Bill To Kill Obamacare, Avert Government Shutdown
House Votes To Cut $4B A Year from Food Stamps

Talk about a shit-eating grin. Even if this picture isn't that current, it's certainly character driven.


Tom DeLay Conviction Overturned by Texas Court

Talk about terrorism against the helpless.

The U.S. is making a reputation today that will take decades to put aright once the fakirs are outed from its leadership.

U.S. Banning Venezuela President from Flying Over Puerto Rico

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Gives Obama the Bird Over NSA . . . Plans To Move Away from US-Centric Internet


Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has called off a state visit to Washington next month in a row over allegations of US espionage.

The US National Security Agency (NSA) has been accused of intercepting emails and messages from Ms Rousseff, her aides and state oil company, Petrobras. The allegations were based on documents leaked by fugitive former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.

President Barack Obama had promised to investigate the incident. The White House said he had telephoned Ms Rousseff on Monday to discuss the matter. The allegations of widespread espionage against Brazilian citizens were first published in July by Rio de Janeiro-based journalist Glenn Greenwald, a reporter for the British Guardian newspaper. Mr Greenwald alleged that the NSA accessed all internet content that Ms Rousseff had visited online.

The documents, according to the report, were part of an NSA case study showing how data could be intelligently filtered.

Earlier this month, another report by Mr Greenwald on Globo Television alleged that the NSA had illegally accessed data from Petrobras. The company is due next month to carry out an important auction for exploration rights of an oil field off the Rio de Janeiro state coast. Ms Rousseff has said that if the accusations are proven it means the NSA was involved in “industrial espionage”.

“The Associated Press reports: ‘President Dilma Rousseff ordered a series of measures aimed at greater Brazilian online independence and security following revelations that the U.S. National Security Agency intercepted her communications, hacked into the state-owned Petrobras oil company’s network and spied on Brazilians who entrusted their personal data to U.S. tech companies such as Facebook and Google.

The leader is so angered by the espionage that on Tuesday she postponed next month’s scheduled trip to Washington, where she was to be honored with a state dinner.’ Among Brazil’s plans are a domestic encrypted email service, laying its own fiber optic cable to Europe, requiring services like Facebook and Google to store data generated by Brazilians on servers located in Brazil, and pushing for ‘international rules on privacy and security in hardware and software during the U.N. General Assembly meeting later this month.’”


“Mr Greenwald alleged that the NSA accessed all internet content that Ms Rousseff had visited online.”

. . . dont let the NSA fade into the blur of syrian chemical weapons clouds . . .

Scandals Cost JPMorgan $1 Billion in Fines

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