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SpaceX Envisions Building a City on Mars. Seriously. Breaking News,Science

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent September 13, 2014   Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and long-time CEO of Tesla Motors, allegedly has a vision of building a city on Mars habitable for humans. According to anonymous sources reported in the press, Musk has been talking “about sending people to Mars”; however now Musk is discussing establishing a city on the red planet. SpaceX is in a race with Boeing to receive $3 billion in federal funding to participate in the reinstating of trials for the first unmanned space flight. Musk told Stephen Colbert recently that…

How Net Neutrality Roadblocks Independent Online News Media Breaking News,Media

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent September 12, 2014   Net neutrality is an issue that has been pushed to the forefront after the Internet Slowdown Day protest. Certain websites used a spinning wheel of death graphic to educate their viewers. While the arguments over who is affected by an internet “fast-track” abound, Al Tompkins , senior faculty for broadcast and online with the Poynter Institute (PI), points out: “… the consequences of the Federal Communication Commission allowing premium charges don’t only have repercussions for online business, but also for online journalism. If a tax was…

The Civilian Army Comes Under Congressional Scrutiny Breaking News,Security

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent September 10, 2014     Brian Kamoie, senior grant administrator from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) spoke to Senators according to Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis, it was a man who “had gone out of his house after being inside the house all day, abiding by our request to stay inside [who] walked outside and saw blood on a boat in the backyard. He then opened the tarp on the top of the boat, and he looked in and saw a man covered with blood. He retreated and called…

Mr. Cantor Goes to Wall Street: From Congressman to Technocrat Media

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent September 2, 2014 Recently unseated House Representative and majority leader Eric Cantor has gone to Wall Street after being defeated for reelection in the Virginia GOP Primary. Cantor has taken a vice chair, managing director position and will sit on the board of directors at Moelis & Company (MC). This new job requires “focus” according to Cantor who said: “I’ve got a lot to learn.” The former Congressman will receive a reported $400,000 annual salary with an initial enticement investment of $400,000; as well as $1 million in restricted stock….

Why the Obama Administration Views Congress as Irrelevant Weather

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent August 28, 2014   The Obama administration is working on a voluntary international agreement on climate change that is not expected to be given to Congress for consideration; but rather commit the US by authority of the executive branch to “binding commitments from a previous treaty with new voluntary commitments, which would allow it to skip ratification by the Senate.” In response, House Speaker John Boehner said: Once again, the president is circumventing the wishes of the American people and their elected representatives.” Back in 2013, President Obama stated in…

The Banker’s Import-Export Scheme Brought to You by President Obama Economy

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent August 23, 2014 Speaking to the nation in his weekly address, President Obama focused on a push for the reauthorization of the Import-Export Bank (IEB) to help boost the US economy. Obama said: “Over the past five years, we’ve worked hard to open new markets for our businesses, and to help them compete on a level playing field in those markets. And we’ve broken records for exports four years running. Last year, our exports supported more than 11 million American jobs – about 1.6 million more than when I took…