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Social Media, MSM or Politicians: Who’s to Blame For Ferguson? Breaking News,Media

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent November 26, 2014   Reportedly, Ferguson continues to be a hotbed of volatile confrontations between protesters and police with police, politicians, mainstream and social media blaming one another for the escalating violence. Journalist Sarah Seltzer highlighted how “social media has been [in Ferguson] to document outrageous moments, large and small, from awful press conferences to terrifying nights of tear gas arrests and guns pointed at protesters. Social media brought the ‘mainstream media’ to town, kept the nation’s eye on their city, and rightly turned this story into one with national,…

Why Is Rand Paul Calling For War With ISIS? Breaking News,Media

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent November 24, 2014   Before Senator Rand Paul can even run for US President in 2016, he is calling for a declaration of war against the Islamic State (ISIS). Paul admitted in an interview that there are other declarations floating around Washington, DC, but his is the best because he “wants to formally declare war against Islamic State, which Congress has not done since World War Two.” As a side note, Paul added that his declaration of war “would limit the duration of military action to one year and significantly…

Gold Scam EXPOSED: How Your Investment Finances Banker Corruption Breaking News,Economy

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent November 20, 2014 According to a 400-page report by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) the banking industry has been examined for their ties to nearly everything, with specific regard to “the extent to which banks and their holding companies own physical commodities like oil, natural gas, aluminum and other industrial metals, as well as own or control businesses like power plants, oil and gas pipelines, and commodity warehouses.” The report shows: Morgan Stanley recently controlled more than 55 million barrels of oil storage capacity, 100 oil tankers and 6,000…

What Does the GOP Know About Keystone XL Pipeline We Don’t? Breaking News,Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent November 19, 2014   The Senate narrowly voted down to “advance a bill to force completion of the Keystone XL pipeline” with 59-41, defeating the 60 votes needed to push forward. Future Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in response to the vote: “I look forward to the new Republican majority taking up and passing the Keystone jobs bill early in the new year.” McConnell continued: “I wish the Senate would have followed the lead of Congressman Cassidy and his House colleagues in approving Keystone years ago. It’s just common…

Politicians Use Social Media to Influence Voters More Than You Think Breaking News,Media

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent November 18, 2014   According to media reports stemming from an anonymous source, the Good Old Republican Party (GOP) used Twitter to sway users through bogus accounts to control the outcome of the 2014 mid-term elections. This type of coordinated effort walks the line of violating campaign finance laws. The unnamed source told the press that “at least two outside groups and a GOP campaign committee had access to the information posted to the accounts, which were deleted after the network’s reported contacted the House GOP campaign arm with questions.”…

Facebook, Google: USA Freedom Act Will Restore Customer Confidence Breaking News,Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent November 18, 2014   The Obama administration “strongly supports” SB 2685, the USA Freedom Act (USFA) championed by Senator Patrick Leahy, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC) and co-sponsored by: • Mike Lee • Dick Durbin • Dean Heller • Al Franken • Ted Cruz • Richard Blumenthal • Tom Udal • Chris Coons • Martin Heinrich • Ed Markey • Mazie Hirono • Amy Klobuchar • Sheldon Whitehouse • Chuck Schumer The White House issued a statement: “Without passage of this bill, critical authorities that are appropriately reformed…

8 Oil Corps Celebrate Congressional Agenda: Keystone XL Pipeline Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent November 7, 2014   According to the Energy and Environment Reporting for Texas (EERT) “the Keystone Pipeline already exists” and this argument is over the “expansion” of the pipeline from Oklahoma to Texas. The current end of the pipeline is Oklahoma and the 1,700 miles of expansion is expected to “bringing up to 700,000 barrels of oil a day to refineries in Texas.” Profiteers of the Keystone pipeline will include: • TransCanada • Canadian Natural Resources Ltd • ConocoPhilips • Deere & Co • ExxonMobil • LyondellBasell Industries • Quanta…