1. The kettle calling the pot black – US officials: Extent of Israeli spying ‘shocking’ : “Israel’s aggressive and widespread espionage activity in the US is increasingly angering American government officials and has “crossed red lines,” Newsweek reported Tuesday.” Meanwhile… N.S.A. Spied on Allies, Aid Groups and Businesses : “Secret documents reveal more than 1,000 targets of American and British surveillance in recent years, including the office of an Israeli prime minister, heads of international aid organizations, foreign energy companies and a European Union official involved in antitrust battles with American technology businesses.”
2. Welcome to the world of Skynet – Every Country Will Have Armed Drones Within Ten Years : “Virtually every country on Earth will be able to build or acquire drones capable of firing missiles within the next ten years. Armed aerial drones will be used for targeted killings, terrorism and the government suppression of civil unrest.” Meanwhile US Army Testing Pilotless Black Hawk Helicopter.
3. U.S. businesses are being destroyed faster than they’re being created : “The American economy is less entrepreneurial now than at any point in the last three decades. That’s the conclusion of a new study out from the Brookings Institution, which looks at the rates of new business creation and destruction since 1978.”
4. Americans now ‘racist’ for waving American flag : “What’s wrong with these white people? It happened Monday in California to a small group of protesters who waved U.S. flags in front of a school where officials had banned the practice to avoid violence threatened by Hispanic students celebrating Cinco de Mayo.”
5. Police Execute Dog Outside 5-Year-Old’s Bedroom Window : “A Pennsylvania man is accusing a state trooper of excessive force after his dog was shot and killed outside his grandson’s bedroom window late last week.”
6. Will Detroit Be The First Major Chinese City In The United States? : “Is Detroit destined to become a Chinese city? Chinese homebuyers and Chinese businesses are starting to flood into the Motor City, and the governor of Michigan is greatly encouraging this. In fact, he has formally asked the Obama administration for 50,000 special federal immigration visas to encourage even more immigration from China and elsewhere.”
7. Is IMF Preparing for Dollar Collapse? : “It should be clear to everyone, by now, that the US dollar is staring into the abyss. It’s going to crash, and there is nothing that you and I can do about it. The only thing that we CAN do is get out of the way. You DON’T want to get run over by this collapse.”