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The REAL Truth Behind Bundy Ranch Land-Grab in Nevada Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 12, 2014   Connections behind the tense situation in Clark County, Nevada regarding the aggressive seizure of cattle from Cliven Bundy, a private rancher who used public land for grazing purposes appears to have a direct pathway beyond Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid; involving the Obama administration and international projects directed under Agenda 21 initiatives. Media reports state that in March, Reid applied “pressure [to] Nevada’s largest power company, NV Energy, to sign up as [ENN Energy Group’s] first customer.” This deal with ENN and Reid is worth $5…

Project Freedom: Former Congressman Traficant Seeks to Abolish the Fed & IRS Economy

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 11, 2014   Former Congressman James Traficant recently announced on Next News Network that he would be launching a new initiative called Project Freedom (PF). Traficant said that the reason he is calling his proposal “Project Freedom is [because] we are not free. We have to free ourselves. Literally. And empower the American citizen.” Because of this position the American public finds themselves in, Traficant states that the income tax should be replaced with a national retail sales tax. PF seeks to: Stop withholding from American’s paycheck Halt taxation…

Capitol Hill Millionaire’s Club: Rep Jim Moran Complains About Salary Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 5, 2014   House Representative Jim Moran is complaining about the wage given to him by American taxpayers. Moran said: “I think the American people should know the members of Congress are underpaid. I understand that it’s widely felt they underperform, but the fact is that this is the board of directors for the largest economic entity in the world.” According to this congressional seat holder, members of our House and Senate are not given as much money as other lawmakers. Apparently some lawmakers sleep in their offices, rent “little”…

Senators to Legislate New Way Corps Can Profit From Foreclosures Economy

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent March 12, 2014   Senators Tim Johnson and Mike Crapo explained to the press that because the Senate Banking Committee (SBC) agreed “to dissolve the bailed-out government-sponsored mortgage enterprises and reform federal housing finance policy” they would “release legislative text in upcoming days that would closely mirror an existing bill sponsored by a bipartisan group of senators on the committee” as championed by Senators Mark Warner and Bob Corker. These pieces of legislation would dissolve Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac; as well as install the newly conceptualized Federal Mortgage Insurance…

‘Take Back’ Tour Hopes to Spark Serious Action Against the NDAA Media

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent March 1, 2014   Dan Johnson, founder of the People Against the NDAA (PANDA), is planning to kick off the Take Back Concert Tour (TBCT) to promote awareness to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) signed into law by President Obama on December 31, 2012. The event is scheduled to begin in Kalamazoo, Michigan “on April 19th, the anniversary of the beginning of the American Revolution”, then move on to “Atlanta, GA on May 25th, [for] the anniversary of the Constitutional Convention” and finishing in “Albany, NY on June 7th,…

Congressman’s Ingenious Tax Cut: By the Banks, For the Banks Economy

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 27, 2014   An anonymous source claiming to be an aide for a House Republican told the press that there is a “revised version of the low-income housing tax credit used by banks [that] will be included in House Representative Dave Camp’s attempt to rewrite the US tax code. Under this scheme, Camp plans to divvy up a 10% surtax on earned income over $411,000 for individuals and $464,000 for families. Journalist Richard Rubin explained this convoluted mathematics: “The biggest U.S. banks and insurance companies would have to pay…

Federal Kill Switch: Does the Gov Want to Control Your Cell Phone? Security

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 18, 2014   The Smartphone Theft Protection Act (STPA) has been introduced to the Senate as a way to federalize the requirement of all cell phones to have a kill switch add on to allow for external deactivation should the device go missing or stolen. The STPA is supported by: • Senator Amy Klobuchar • Senator Richard Blumenthal • Senator Barbara Mikulski • Senator Mazie Hirono • Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA) • Secure Our Smartphones Initiative (SOSI) • NY State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman • San Francisco District…

Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Really the Free Trade Disagreement? Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 5, 2014   Penny Pritzker, secretary of the US Department of Commerce spoke to the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee (CSTC) about how the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) needs an “upgrade” to include labor, environment, technology and e-commerce. Pritzker stated that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is filling in the gap and establishing “a free-trade bloc stretching from Vietnam to Chile.” The secretary of commerce said: “NAFTA was a groundbreaking agreement 20 years ago and it has served all of the North American countries well. But now…

Eric Holder to Senate: NSA Spying is Appropriate & Constitutional Media

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent January 30, 2014     Attorney General Eric Holder spoke to the Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC) that not only is mass surveillance constitutional; but the debate over Section 215 program is far from being decided. The attorney general believes that massive surveillance of Americans is “appropriate” and a “constitutional use of government power.” Holder said: “I believe (the judges) are correct that it is constitutional. The question is, just because we can do something, should we do it?” Holder explained that he and James Clapper, director of National Intelligence (NI)…

2014 SOTU: Obama Declares Executive Action to Build a Nation of Workers Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent January 29, 2014     President Obama presented his 2014 State of the Union Address (SOTU) with the theme Generation Opportunity, taking nearly 2 hours to explain his executive agenda of supporting the chance to begin the transformation of our nation. The president made it clear that he will circumvent the Congress “whenever and wherever” it becomes necessary to push forward his agenda to reshape the US economy, employment situation and the widening gap between rich and poor. Claiming that he will work alone where he can do so, Obama…

White House Warns Congress: Obama Will Use Executive Power Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent January 27, 2014     Dan Pfeiffer, adviser to the president, warned that President Obama will use executive orders to circumvent the Congress if this tactic is needed to serve presidential agendas. Pfeiffer said: “I think the way we have to think about this year is we have a divided government. The Republican Congress is not going to rubber-stamp the president’s agenda. The president is not going to sign the Republican Congress’ agenda.” In the name of economic equality, advisers of the president are saying that “unilateral action” will be…

Congressmen Oppose Fast Track &Trans-Pacific Partnership World News

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent January 27, 2014 Last week, House Representative Tim Bishop met with union leaders, environmentalists and various activists to join forces against the fast track being debated in Congress concerning the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). To the attendees, Bishop said: “I urge my colleagues in Congress to do something, to see to it that we help to create an economy that creates good, solid, middle-class jobs. This agreement takes us in the opposite direction.” Bishop wrote a letter to President Obama stating that he and 150 other members of the House reject…

Retailers to Congress: Replace Credit & Debit Cards With ‘Pin & Chip’ Economy

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent January 25, 2014     The answer to these recent security breaches by hackers against retailers is being called for by retail corporations. They are demanding that the chip and PIN (CPIN) cards be implemented to protect customers from POS attacks. The CPIN looks like a traditional credit card; however a chip is installed that contains the same information that is embedded into the magnetic strip. The swipe option for the CPIN cards will work just as current debit and credit cards are used. NerdWallet is a corporation that produces…

Planting Seeds: Congress Members Claim Russia Helped Snowden Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent January 20, 2014     House Representative Mike Rogers, chair of the House Intelligence Committee (HIC), told the media that he believes Edward Snowden is “a thief whom we believe had some help.” The congressman provided no proof to back up his assertions, but his comments on national television were perfectly timed to plant seeds of doubt in the public’s mind. Rogers asserted: “Let me just say this. I believe there’s a reason he ended up in the hands, the loving arms, of an FSB agent in Moscow. I don’t…

10 Alarming Reasons the FCC Declared War Over Net Neutrality Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent January 20, 2014     The internet is a part of our lives whether we like it or not. Nearly every aspect of our daily life is integrated to the internet is some form and that is why everyone should care about net neutrality. Last week the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) does not have legal authority to mandate that broadband service providers (BSPs) treat content equally on the internet. This translates to BSPs being able to manipulate…

Senate Benghazi Report: Obama Cover-Up & Lies Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent January 16, 2014     The Senate Intelligence Committee (SIC) have released a report regarding the attack in Benghazi with an emphasis on how the State Department (SD) and the Department of Defense (DoD) failed to provide adequate security for the victims of the attack. Regarding the attack, the report stated: “The Libyan Government has not shown the political incentive or will within its own country to seek out, arrest, and prosecute individuals believed to be associated with the attacks. Furthermore, the security environment in Benghazi remains extremely dangerous for…

Neiman Marcus Hacked: How Much Customer Data Stolen Uncertain Economy

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent January 12, 2014     Neiman Marcus (NM) has revealed that hackers compromised their security protocol and stole customer data; similar to the recent breach at Target Corporation. NM admitted they are not currently sure of the extent of the security breach or how many customers have been affected. Media is claiming that this hack was “far smaller” than the attack on Target. Ginger Reeder, spokesperson for NM said that the company’s “credit card processor alerted the retailer in December about potential unauthorized payment card activities and the U.S. Secret…