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    Yesterday, 11:40 AM
    It’s interesting to look at last year’s presidential candidates in this context. Hillary Clinton in 2015 disclosed that she had invested between $5 million and $25 million in Vanguard's S&P 500 index fund, which invests in the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the US. Clinton also had $5 million to $25 million in "JP Morgan Custody Account (Cash)". None of her other investments were worth more than $1 million: https://www.vox.com/2015/5/18/8618043/hillary-clinton-index-funds-vanguard In what looks like a conflict of interests, in 2012 Bill Clinton got rewarded with $400,000 for 2 speeches to Vanguard institutional client groups: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/inq-phillydeals/Why-Vanguard-Group-paid-Bill-Clinton-200000.html In March 2016, Reuters reported that 18 of the 21 the hedge funds in which Donald Trump had invested had been losing money since 2015, an average loss of 8.5% in 2015. In the first 2 months of 2016 Trump's funds lost another 2.9%.
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    12-11-2017, 11:47 AM
    Of course, we don’t need to check (empty) promises to increase “confidence in DoD's management”, and all celebrate this great news... And it’s a very good sign that the 2015 report that showed that the accountancy practices of the DoD is something of a joke, was removed from the internet: http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread.php?499341-Audit-Reveals-The-Pentagon-Doesn%92t-Know-Where-6-5-Trillion-Dollars-Has-Gone/page2
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    12-11-2017, 11:19 AM
    Firestarter replied to a thread Catalonia in World News & Affairs
    There a Spanish forum member on Davidicke.com that has made some good posts on this topic (which I have changed a little and reposted here...). When the Spanish courts issued a European Arrest Warrant for Carles Puigdemont, several government ministers announced that they had full confidence in the Belgian justice system. They pointed out that Belgium is a democracy “just like Spain”. It was looking like Belgium would reject the warrant altogether, over concerns that the Spanish legal system is prosecuting Puigdemont because he’s a political dissident. Attempting to save face, the Spanish Supreme Court withdrew the arrest warrant, which the Government and media in Madrid described as an “intelligent move”. The newspaper El Mundo tried to spin the news with the headline: “Supreme Court traps Puigdemont”. They claim that he now has no excuse for staying in Belgium and should return to Catalonia for the election campaign (of course he'd be arrested immediately at arriving in Spain). On Friday the Spanish Justice Minister was in Brussels trying to persuade the EU to change the rules on the European Arrest Warrant, to make the procedure “quicker and easier”. The minister claimed that European law needs to be brought up to date by including crimes that are peculiar to Spain, such as rebellion and sedition. He even argued that the change is needed because the warrant issued against Puigdemont didn't bring about the "expected result".
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    12-11-2017, 11:09 AM
    I found another article that shows that my earlier posts about the reason for getting the Young Turks to rule over Turkey were too narrow minded. It appears that the destruction of the huge Ottoman Empire was even more important, to make the Jewish state in Palestine possible. Possibly it were even the Young Turks that jumpstarted WW I. The B'nai B'rith is a tool of British intelligence to serve the interests of British imperial policy. In 1876, the Young Ottomans briefly seized power in Constantinople. They were quickly overthrown, but not before ending a debt moratorium, paying off the British, declaring free trade, and bringing in Anglo-French bankers. The same network would return as the Young Turks. Pan-Turkism was not created by the Young Turks or even in Turkey. It was first called for in the 1860s by the Hungarian Zionist named Arminius Vambery, who was an adviser to sultan Abdül Mecit, but was secretly working for Lord Palmerston and the British Foreign Office. The plan was to bring all the Muslims of the world together into Turkey, whether or not they were Turkish. This idea was invented in the 1870s by the English nobleman, top British intelligence official, Wilfred Blunt, whose family had created the Bank of England. It was obvious that the Russian Tsar wouldn’t cooperate. Blunt advocated using Islam to destroy Russia.
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    12-11-2017, 04:42 AM
    Just the other day I asked for a loan of a mere 10 million Euro... the bank not only refused, but called me insane. Around the time Trump received the Republican nomination, Kushner’s firm began negotiating with the Chinese Anbang Insurance Group, with ties to some of the Communist Party’s leading families about a plan to invest billions of dollars in Kushner’s office tower at 666 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. After Donald Trump became the president elect, Anbang became even more determined to close the deal with Kushner. They ended the talks when the deal became too controversial after weeks of negative publicity. The building had already been rescued by other prominent companies, including: Carlyle and Zara (of multibillionaire Amancio Ortega): https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/07/us/politics/jared-kushner-trump-business.html?_r=0 Last January, Jared Kushner stepped down from his management positions at Kushner Companies, a family-run real estate investment firm that has taken part in more than $7 billion of acquisitions over the past decade. Jared will remain a beneficiary of the business, through a series of trusts that own the various real estate companies. The worth of this estate and investment business is estimated at $740 million. Jared Kushner didn’t disclose information on his business partners or lenders to his projects. His real estate firm has borrowed money from amongst others: the Blackstone Group, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Natixis bank (France), and Hapoalim (Israel’s largest bank).
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    12-10-2017, 09:02 AM
    Here’s historic evidence that shows that smallpox rates increased because of vaccination: http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread.php?509402-%93The-Truth-About-Vaccines%94&p=6541448&viewfull=1#post6541448 According to Bloomberg (almost as “independent” as Wikipedia) the “company” is still active: https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=20782659 (archived here: http://archive.is/D9Gqs) So you’re saying that we must believe Gephardt?!?
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    12-10-2017, 08:29 AM
    All of the Trump-fans will probably think it's nothing... Donald Trump rang in the new year together with Joseph Cinque - a convicted felon with ties to the notorious Gambino crime family boss John Gotti: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/trump-appears-mobster-affiliated-felon-new-year-bash-article-1.2932315
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    12-09-2017, 11:16 AM
    If it wasn't for state propaganda... Maybe you're insinuating that vaccination as part of depopulation Agenda21 is just so that "nature would just run its course a little bit faster"? On 22 September 1991 the following “Cobden clubs” document, with a phone number of Dick Gephardt, was discussed at the Des Moines Iowa 22 September 1991 at the “sustainable development day”; see the following excerpt: This was in preparation of the ECO-92 summit (which led to Agenda 21): https://de.scribd.com/doc/101240390/10-25-11-UNCED-1992-Document-Scan-From-George-W-Hunt Al Gore (before he became Vice President) delivered an energetic speech in which he tried to convince the audience that depopulation can be done: http://www.larouchepub.com/eiw/public/1991/eirv18n38-19911004/eirv18n38-19911004_008-iowa_meeting_launches_us_drive_f.pdf
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    12-09-2017, 11:11 AM
    I'm afraid that most people rather watch some stupid Youtube video or mind numbing show or movie on the telescreen, than read something of more than 100 words... BlackRock, Vanguard, and State Street together control 75% of all the money in passive funds, including 82% of ETF assets (ETF: Exchange-Traded Fund). In 2016, BlackRock and Vanguard voted with management on compensation-related shareholder proposals 98% of the time, and State Street 84%. Their focus is on behind-the-scenes deals. According to Vanguard’s Glenn Booraem: While BlackRock and Vanguard have publicly announced their commitment to environmental issues, in reality they have always voted against climate-related shareholder proposals - with the exception of one vote against ExxonMobil management. This only happened after ExxonMobil over several years had declined the BlackRock money manager’s repeated requests to discuss the policy: https://www.barrons.com/articles/passive-investors-are-the-new-shareholder-activists-1499491673 Four of the 10 ten biggest companies in the world are from the USA – 1 Wal-Mart Stores, 8 Berkshire Hathaway, 9 Apple, and 10 Exxon Mobil: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/07/20/revealed-worlds-10-largest-companies-revenue/
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    12-09-2017, 11:03 AM
    That is about as reasonable as some of the posts by Zippyjuan...
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    12-09-2017, 09:00 AM
    I guess the point you're trying to make, isn't that the official story on AIDS is completely bogus. See the estimated number of people infected with HIV...
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    12-08-2017, 12:01 PM
    I try to keep the focus on BlackRock and Vanguard, maybe in some time I’ll widen the scope, but I don’t know if that will lead to the Depository Trust Company (DTC) and Cede & Co. Regularly after I start a thread, stories with similar keywords are put on the internet to bury mine. After I started this thread on 2 December, on 4 December Bloomberg published a story on BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-12-04/blackrock-and-vanguard-s-20-trillion-future-is-closer-than-you-think (archived here: http://archive.is/4UgMe) It is based on, for example, the following 83 page paper that was posted “recently” in April 2014: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/Papers.cfm?abstract_id=2427345
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    12-08-2017, 10:50 AM
    Here’s a 11 May 1987 article in the London Times: https://www.wanttoknow.info/870511vaccineaids (archived here: http://archive.is/UWPdR) I’ve searched for the Robert Redfield “scientific” report, but couldn’t find a freely viewable version – Redfield et al – Disseminated Vaccinia in a Military Recruit with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease (1987): http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM198703123161106
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    12-08-2017, 05:55 AM
    For some reason the evidence was removed from the internet. I saved a copy on a USB-stick. Here it is:
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    12-07-2017, 10:35 AM
    I have repeatedly tried to find stories on the internet that are blatantly deleted from the search results, and that doesn’t happen very often. I have found one example, which is a surprise to me, because it’s an excerpt from a book that is a summary of the conspiracy theories of others, and the writer didn’t achieve in keeping fake stories out. Furthermore the full book can be found relatively easy – Juri Lina “Architects of deception” (2004): https://ia902507.us.archive.org/7/items/LinaArchitectsOfDeception2004/Lina%20-%20Architects%20of%20Deception%20%282004%29.pdf The complete book can be found on the internet, but Chapter 5 (pages 224-242 from the PDF) is effectively blocked. I think that this chapter is based on Martin Short’s “Inside the Brotherhood”, which I couldn’t find a freely viewable version of. I searched with: “Giordano Gamberini p2 grand master licio gelli Lino Salvini Alpina Andreotti”. This should find the following: http://just-another-inside-job.blogspot.nl/2008/02/architects-of-deception-part-xi.html The previous link isn’t found with Google.nl, Duckduckgo, Yahoo and Bing (I’ve checked “only” the first 8 pages of search results from Yahoo and Bing). I noticed a missing spacebar (when I use Word versions newer than 2007, often spaces in documents are deleted...).
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    12-06-2017, 11:20 AM
    I hope we can agree that when our economy is effectively a monopoly, we are effectively enslaved by a totalitarian state. I really don't care which "ism" - capitalism, liberalism, socialism, communism or... Zionism - is used as an excuse for creating a one world monopoly. At the end of 2005, Vanguard owned 5% or more of only 3 S&P 500 companies. By the end of June 2016, that number had rocketed to 468 companies, or about 94% … Vanguard has 15 people overseeing about 13,000 companies around the world. BlackRock has about 24 people who work on governance issues at some 14,000 companies, and it plans to add 7 more in 2016/2017. How BlackRock and the other big investment funds vote often determines the outcome. Between 2014 and 2015, there were nearly 20 unsuccessful shareholder proposals on environmental and social issues that would have passed with the support of BlackRock, Vanguard or State Street.
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    12-05-2017, 11:52 AM
    The Order of the dragon appears to be some Order for people enjoying themselves dressing up, and endulging themselves in Satanic rituals... I’ve found a longer version of De Vere’s book (13.4 MB); Nicholas de Vere – The Dragon legacy (2004): http://sirius-star.ro/wp-content/uploads/delightful-downloads/2016/08/The-Dragon-Legacy-The-Secret-History-of-an-Ancient-Bloodline-Nicholas-de-Vere.pdf I couldn’t motivate myself to really read this book (although I have ordered the book, in paper form), as I had already read the earlier, shorter draft of his book. It’s not a “text” document, but images of the pages, which makes reading less easy (in my opinion) and certainly makes it more time-consuming to summarise. There isn’t a single reference in the whole book... One of the interesting (bizarre) claims by Nicholas de Vere, for example on pages 224-227 and 365-368, is that the tale of Robin Hood was based on the real “Robin Hood or Robert Hod”; in “Hinduism he is also the Lord of the Forest as Vishnu”?!? When I read this at first, I thought that this is ridiculous, but after further deliberation I think this isn’t as farfetched as it looks. If I understand correctly, Nicholas de Vere even claimed to descend from Robin Hood... There aren’t many pictures in the De Vere book.
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    12-05-2017, 08:56 AM
    I´m glad that the prime suspects for the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia, Joseph Muscat and Adrian Delia, aren´t under investigation. I wouldn’t want the people in Malta to lose faith in “democracy”… It wasn’t only the FBI that helped Malta with the “investigation”, but also the Dutch intelligence agencies. Prime Minister Muscat announced that the 10 Maltese nationals that were arrested for the car bomb murder are all known to the police, while some of them have prior criminal records. Maltatoday reported that they are “prominent figures in the local crime scene”. The police have 48 hours to interrogate them before deciding whether to prosecute them or set them free: http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/82777/joseph_muscat_press_conference_20171204#.WiZ6XdLibct
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    12-04-2017, 10:07 AM
    I wanted to post about that, but you beat me to it (keep up the good work)... Today, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television announced that Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed by the Houthi militia: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security/saleh-party-sources-say-yemeni-ex-president-killed-in-sanaa-fighting-al-arabiya-tv-idUSKBN1DY12V I don’t know if this news is for “real”. I'm not convinced by the picture for “evidence” of the dead Saleh. On Wednesday 29 November, forces loyal to former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh started an all out war against the Houthis in the streets of Yemeni capital Sanaa. Sanaa is controlled by the Houthis since 2015. Most of the fighting is during the nights... The Houthis have accused Saleh of selling out to Saudi Arabia.
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    12-03-2017, 10:28 AM
    I’ve found an interesting literature review by a professor and 3 students on 70 “placebo-controlled” trials of antidepressants with 18,526 patients. They tried to determine the quantity of suicidal, homicidal and akhatisia effects. Gøtzsche et al - “Suicidality and aggression during antidepressant treatment: systematic review and meta-analyses based on clinical study reports” (2016): http://www.bmj.com/content/352/bmj.i65 (archived here: http://archive.is/QveS4) They got sort of caught up in a web of manipulated (pseudo)science, and the evidence on manipulation of these “scientific” trials is arguably more interesting than the result that “in children and adolescents the risk of suicidality and aggression doubled”. Anybody that knows how the pharmaceutical industry works and its control over the “scientific” trials can’t be surprised that a pre-trial was done to carefully select the psychiatric victims that could be expected to improve on the drugs, but worsen on placebo. Some people probably won’t believe how easy it is to manipulate “scientific” studies... Step 1 - ask a random group of depressed psychiatric victims to participate in a “scientific” trial. Step 2 – stop giving them psychiatric drugs (in an unreported pre-trial).
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    12-03-2017, 09:50 AM
    For some reason I thought that this was about a recent study. The report was first published in January 2016, so not recent, but is very interesting... Gøtzsche et al - “Suicidality and aggression during antidepressant treatment: systematic review and meta-analyses based on clinical study reports” (2016): http://www.bmj.com/content/352/bmj.i65 (archived here: http://archive.is/QveS4) They got sort of caught up in a web of manipulated (pseudo)science, and the evidence on manipulation of these “scientific” trials is arguably more interesting than the result that “in children and adolescents the risk of suicidality and aggression doubled”. Anybody that knows how the pharmaceutical industry works and its control over the “scientific” trials can’t be surprised that a pre-trial was done to carefully select the psychiatric victims that could be expected to improve on the drugs, but worsen on placebo. Some people probably won’t believe how easy it is to manipulate “scientific” studies...
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    12-03-2017, 01:19 AM
    Love this thread. Thanks everyone!
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    12-02-2017, 11:10 AM
    When investigating the 1 October Las Vegas “mass shooting” I found out about Vanguard and Fidelity (FMR). I postponed starting a thread on this, because there were some other things I wanted to do first. First I looked at the major shareholders in Live Nation Entertainment Inc, which includes Vanguard (several times) and Fidelity: http://investors.morningstar.com/ownership/shareholders-major.html?t=LYV (archived here: http://archive.is/gfOhJ) Then I looked at the major shareholders in MGM Resorts, which includes Vanguard (multiple times) and BlackRock: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/MGM/holders?p=MGM (archived here: http://archive.is/Du5Bl) Then I looked at the major shareholders in Las Vegas Sands, which includes Vanguard (multiple times), BlackRock and Fidelity (FMR, LLC): https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/LVS/holders?p=LVS (archived here: http://archive.is/fEl81)
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