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The EyeOpener- Police State Gadgets & the Technology of Enslavement

Taser: Popular Technology of Pain Compliance in Law Enforcement The popular conception of the police state, derived mainly from works of science fiction, revolves heavily around the deployment of exotic technologies for keeping the populace firmly under the thumb of an authoritarian government. Perhaps it is the frequency with which these devices are presented to […]

The New Drone Order, Part V: Sci-Fi Rhetoric & Militainment

How the U.S. Air Force and Arms Corporations Portray Themselves Through Advertisements “Advertising is essentially an American achievement, successful to the nth degree. It made us a great commercial nation. It can play a most important part in winning the war. No one doubts that the responsibility for winning the war is upon our armed […]

Editorial – Freedom: The Deadliest Illusion

I have received quite a few emails in regards to my last article. People are asking me for more explanation on the concept of liberating our minds from the government. I am quite happy to go into more detail and I think we can all profit from this. There are two major illusions the United […]

The Leaked Montenegrin Government Files: Part I- A Rift Within NATO Confirmed

In April 2015, Marko Milačić, a well-known Montenegrin journalist and then the director of the Movement for Neutrality of Montenegro, obtained a set of confidential Montenegrin government files focusing on the issues surrounding Montenegro’s membership in NATO.[i] While the leaking of these files caused quite a commotion within the corrupt Montenegrin ruling circles and was […]

The Tyranny of 9/11: The Building Blocks of the American Police State from A-Z

The U.S. government now poses a greater threat to our freedoms than any terrorist, extremist or foreign entity ever could! “No one man can terrorize a whole nation unless we are all his accomplices.” ― Edward R. Murrow We’ve walked a strange and harrowing road since September 11, 2001, littered with the debris of our […]

Newsbud Exclusive- China & the Balkans Revisited

The U.S. & Chinese geopolitical agendas for the Balkans show the signs of likely future clashes In December 2014, I wrote an article on the intensification of the Chinese political and economic presence in the Balkans.[1] I discussed the Chinese relations with the Balkan states chronologically and underlined the importance of the annual “16+1″ summits […]

LEGAL REALITY CHECK – It’s High Time the Court System Takes a Serious Look at Transparency — by Todd Macfarlane

This is one of those issues that should quickly become self-evident. Our legal system goes by a number of different names.  Some call it the “Justice System.”  Others call it the “Court System” or the “Judicial System.”  Still others refer to it as the “Legal System.” Based on my experience and observations, I often refer […]

Newsbud Breaking News- Turkish Government Issues an Official Request to NBC News Demanding Immediate Public Apology

NBC News Is Asked to Immediately Issue a Public Apology Today, on Monday, July 25, 2016, at 1:00 PM (ET), the Turkish Embassy in Washington D.C. sent its official request for public retraction and apology to the relevant divisions at NBC News. On Thursday, July 21, Newsbud contacted officials at the Turkish Embassy in Washington […]

National Security Letters: Protecting Against Terrorism Or Protecting a Police State?

Last month, the US senate came up two votes short of the necessary number needed to pass an amendment to a criminal justice spending bill that would have expanded the type of information that can be obtained with the use of a warrantless surveillance technique known as a national security letter.  The Federal Bureau of […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for May 2016

DOD spent $15,777,808,000+ on 237 individual contracts during May 2016 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $15,777,808,000 on 237 individual contracts during May 2016. This […]

The Alliance of Neutral States (ANS): Putin’s Anti-NATO Grand Design for the Balkans

Capitalizing on the popular dissatisfaction with the neoliberal Atlanticist political & economic status quo For about two decades, it appeared that the end of the Cold War in Europe left the Balkan states with no long-term geostrategic option except the so-called Euro-Atlantic integrations underwritten by the ideology known as Atlanticism. This option reached the peak […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for April 2016

DOD spent $11,355,885,000+ on 188 individual contracts during April 2016 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $11,355,885,000 on 188 individual contracts during April 2016. […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for March 2016

DOD spent $23,512,565,000+ on 327 individual contracts during March 2016 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $23,512,565,000 on 327 individual contracts during March 2016.  This […]

Following the Money to War Profiteers

Peter B. Collins presents Christian Sorensen In this Newsbud special, BFP contributor Christian Sorensen and Sibel Edmonds talk about Sorensen’s latest breakdown of Pentagon spending, a regular feature here. Sorensen makes a compelling argument that terrorism has replaced the cold war as the driver of our military machine and the huge profits it throws off […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for February 2016

DOD spent $27,407,152,614+ on 209 individual contracts in February 2016 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $27,407,152,614 on 209 individual contracts during February 2016. This […]