Daily Archives: May 6, 2014

Fracking-related earthquakes increasing in Oklahoma [VIDEO]

Published on May 6, 2014

An earthquake warning has been issued for the state of Oklahoma, the first time a non-West Coast state has received such a warning. The US Geological Survey and Oklahoma Geological Survey issued the warning along with a report saying the rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has increased by 50 percent since October 2013. Additionally, the possibility of a major damage-causing tremor is growing. The agencies cite a likely link between the underground disposal of fracking waste water and the increase. RT’s Ameera David has more details on the troubling report.


Is NSA reform being sabotaged? [VIDEO]

Looks like laws to contain NSA are getting watered down in congress

Published on May 6, 2014

An important announcement came from the House Judiciary Committee this week, which pledged to advance NSA reform legislation known as the USA Freedom Act. Privacy advocates have praised the legislation as a good first step toward reining in the spy agency. It includes provisions that would put an end to the NSA’s call records program — and limit the NSA’s ability to search its own databases for American’s communications. But there’s a reason why NSA reformers shouldn’t celebrate just yet. RT’s Sam Sacks reports.

Keiser Report: Scots, Get Rid of Westminster Losers! (E597) [VIDEO]

Published on May 6, 2014

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert in a double-header discussing the Scottish Independence movement by looking at some of the facts of English politics and economics some in Scotland are against. They start with the ‘botched’ Royal Mail privatisation and how the Business Secretary had his strings pulled by Lazard bank. And then look at the proliferation of precarious ‘zero hour’ contracts in which there is no obligation on the employer to provide regular shifts – or for the employee to work a certain number of hours.

Kill Drill: Anti-fracking activist in PA fights against gas giant in courts [VIDEO]

Published on May 6, 2014

Sometimes trying to do good and save your community can turn against you. Enter anti-fracking activist Vera Scroggins, whose story RT has been following this year. She was stopped from getting to her local supermarket, and even the hospital, after being banned from getting close to land owned by a fracking company. Marina Portnaya’s been hearing about a recent rare victory in Vera’s long legal battle.

‘Bitcoin outperforms gold, silver, US stock market’ – entrepreneur [VIDEO]

Published on May 6, 2014

Bitcoin is the world’s most popular virtual currency, and brings with it a new breed of digital multi-millionaires. When bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox virtually disappeared, many fortunes were lost. Can you put your trust in the virtual market? Why are governments so eager to shut the bitcoin marketplace down? Roger Ver, a bitcoin entrepreneur known as ‘Bitcoin Jesus’ is here to answer these questions.

Rand Paul demands release of secret drone killing memo [VIDEO]

Published on May 5, 2014

Senator Rand Paul has informed Senate Majority Harry Reid he will place a hold on David Barron — a nominee to the first circuit court of appeals. Barron was formerly a lawyer at the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel where he reportedly wrote the legal justification for the Administration’s targeted killing of American Anwar al-Awlaki in 2011. Senator Paul is now demanding the full release of that legal memo before Barron’s nomination can proceed. RT’s Sam Sacks reports from Capitol Hill.

It’s not about drones, it’s not about assassinations, it’s not about torture. It’s about stopping Obama from appointing Liberal judges.

DARPA close to creating memory brain implants [VIDEO]

Published on May 5, 2014

The White House’s $100 million “Brain Initiative” is set to unveil the progress government researchers have made in restoring the memory of injured brains. Focused on soldiers who have lost recollection of certain events due to traumatic brain injuries, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has been working on implants that allow for the restoration of memory. The research also has implications for those who suffer from Alzheimer’s and other conditions. RT’s Lindsay France has more details on this ground-breaking research.

Obama gives money to Pentagon to study the brain to supposedly help injured soldiers but you really believe it? This same knowledge can be used to make soldiers who obey their leaders unquestionably!

​Remember, DARPA is the Pentagon​ project to create the best fighting machines!