SOROS: EU On Verge of Breakdown



 


The European Union is heading towards collapse as nationalist-populism ignites the hearts and minds of Westerners, globalist kingpin George Soros has warned.

In an interview with the Financial Times – which painted Soros as a freedom-fighting philanthropist, unjustly vilified by right-wing extremists and anti-Semitic authoritarian strongmen – Soros lamented that nationalism is the ascending ideology du jour, and that Vladimir Putin’s Russia is sailing to supremacy on its cresting wave.

“It’s déjà vu all over again with one big change — the dominant ideology in the world now is nationalism,” Soros said. “It’s the EU that’s the institution that’s on the verge of a breakdown. And Russia is now the resurgent power, based on nationalism.”

“Putin doesn’t like me,” he added, asserting that Russia engineers many of the attacks on Soros and his Open Societies Foundation (OSF).

While Soros may have his own objectives for forewarning of the EU’s impending implosion, ever-widening cracks in the superstate’s structure are manifesting at a stunning rate.

Infowars reported yesterday on both a new initiative in Switzerland aiming to sever key ties with the bloc – which would serve as a devastating blow to Brussels, with a non-member state distancing itself further from the toxic ‘experiment’ – and also a clash between the godmother of mass migration, Angela Merkel, and boy-wonder Sebastian Kurz, Austria’s 31-year-old nationalist-populist chancellor.

The core issue in both scenarios is the primary weapon and achilles heel of globalism: immigration.

“I am convinced that the solution to the migration issue lies in proper external border management and greater local assistance,” Kurz told Merkel on Wednesday. “We need a European Union that focuses more on the big issues and withdraws when it comes to small issues on which nations or regions can better decide for themselves.”

Kurz’s statements echo those of his contemporaries in neighboring countries such as the Czech Republic and Hungary, where Soros was born and now finds staunch resistance from the government of Viktor Orban, who has accused Soros of ‘declaring war’ on Hungary.

In return, Hungary has engaged Soros and the agenda he proudly fuels with billions of his own dollars.

Earlier this week, Hungary passed a package of laws called “Stop Soros,” which aim to impose hefty levies on foreign funding of groups promoting illegal immigration, and may even pursue stiffer penalties against such organizations, which PM Orban has called proxies of the ‘Soros mafia network.’

The Financial Times claims that Soros “originally planned to wind down OSF before his death. Instead, he is doubling down on his project to foster the growth of democracies where governments encourage pluralism and accountability.”

Soros recently dumped a whopping $18 billion of his own wealth into OSF, which reportedly comprises the lion’s share of his personal fortune.

CNN characterized the massive transfer as a benevolent contribution to his “pro-democracy foundation.” The Wall Street Journal called it a “tax shelter.” Breitbart News declared that Soros was loading a mother of all monetary bombs into his “Death Star.”

Recent estimates from prominent financial publications such as Bloomberg and Forbes estimate that Soros has been skirting multi-billion dollar tax obligations for years.

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Ron Paul Issues Dire Warning: U.S. ‘On the Verge of 1989’s Soviet System Collapse’

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Washington, D.C. – Never one to shy away from controversy, but often accurate assessments of fact, Ron Paul—who rose to prominence with presidential runs in both 2008 and 2012, running on an anti-war, pro-civil liberties message—made a monumental statement about the current state of the extremely dysfunctional U.S. political system, during an interview with the Washington Examiner, and noted how that could benefit libertarians in 2020.

“The big opening for us is the fact that this system is coming apart. We’re on the verge of something like what happened in ‘89 when the Soviet system just collapsed,” Paul said. “I’m just hoping our system comes apart as gracefully as the Soviet system.”

The “us” Paul is talking about is the libertarian movement, as Paul is perhaps the most prominent ideologically libertarian voice in the world.

The libertarian thought leader told the Washington Examiner that while he does not foresee the United States breaking into separate countries like the Soviet Union did, he does expect the coming systemic collapse to include an end to our currently unsustainable monetary policy and an end to the global “empire” maintained by the U.S. military—with over 800 bases operating in over 70 countries.

“We have ownership of these countries, but it’s not quite like the Soviets did,” Paul said. “I think our stature in the world and our empire will end, and that’s when, hopefully, the doors will be open and [people will] say, ‘Hey, maybe these libertarians have some answers to this.’”

Paul presciently noted that “the country’s feeling a lot better, but it’s all on borrowed money” and that the whole system’s an illusion” built on corporate, personal, and governmental debt that will never be paid back.

“It’s a bubble economy in many many different ways and it’s going to come unglued,” he said.

Paul calls the Federal Reserve “the chief culprit” in the financial crisis of 2008, and says the Fed’s willful printing of more currency under the guise of “quantitative easing,” or whatever other fancy name they use for printing money out of thin air, creates “boom” and “bust” scenarios which have eroded the value of the U.S. dollar to record lows amounting to a total loss of 96 percent of its value.

Paul went on to note that he disapproves of Trump’s foreign policy, in particular, his handling of the North Korean nuclear crisis and his staunch support for Saudi Arabia—who Trump, prior to becoming President, intimated on video was possibly behind the 9/11 WTC attacks.

“I think the foreign policy is a total disaster. Trump’s approach sounds good one day but the next day he’s antagonizing everyone in the world and thinks we should start a war here and there,” Paul told the Washington Examiner.

In a tweetstorm during a Trump speech back in February, Ron Paul laid waste to Trump’s warmongering and hypocrisy.

After running for the presidency on a platform that included getting the U.S. out of NATO, Trump—like all politicians do—switched his stance and began to promote it as a historic alliance.

“We strongly support NATO, an alliance forged through the bonds of two World Wars that dethroned fascism,” Trump said.

The former congressman has a way of presenting the facts in a clear and compelling manner that is often extremely difficult to refute.

Paul said that he continues to view the U.S. as on a steady path to fascism.

“This time when we have a permanent war on terrorism there’s no backing off—and with the war on immigrants, and the borders,” Paul said. “Anybody who thinks we’re not doing too badly has not been flying on an airplane lately. That’s about as authoritarian-fascism as you can get.”

Sadly, many former Ron Paul supporters jumped on the Trump bandwagon, as they perceived him to be an outsider running against the status quo. As Paul describes it, the appearance of Trump has been a setback for the libertarian movement, but he maintains hope for the near future.

“The appearance of the libertarian movement has been set back partially because of Trump, but intellectually we’ve been doing well,” Paul told the Examiner, noting a substantial “hardcore nucleus.”

“We as libertarians have some work to do before [voters] are going to accept a true-blue libertarian,” he said, “but I think moving in that direction and having a popular candidate [in 2020] is very possible.”

“If they only hear our message, I know they would choose liberty and sound money and freedom and peace over the mess we have today,” Paul said.

Perhaps breaking up like the former Soviet Union is not that bad of an idea after all.

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Netflix Subs On Verge Of Surpassing All Cable Viewers

According to a new industry report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, cord-cutting momentum has never been greater in the US, as the number of Americans who are subscribed to cable TV is now tied with the number of Netflix subscribers, and the latter are set to surpass the former.

The PwC survey included 1,986 Americans, ages 18-59, with an annual income above $40,000. The survey found that 73% subscribe to a traditional Pay-TV service, down from 76% in 2016 and 79% in 2015. 73% of respondents said they subscribe to Netflix, which is the same number of people subscribe to Pay TV. 82% of respondents said they would trim their Pay TV if access to live sports were cut.

While cord-cutting is hardly new, in the last 3 years its momentum has accelerated, and as traditional Pay-TV subscribers decline, “cord cutters”, “cord trimmers”, and “cord nevers” grow at an accelerating pace.

As PwC notes, a streaming explosion is occurring at all ages (18-59) for the 2017 year, but especially with people 50-59 years old, where 63% said they stream TV content versus just 48% last year. The number is not exactly surprising seeing how Netflix has been producing more content to rope in older audiences. Last week, Nielsen reported that more than half of viewers for the British historical drama The Crown are over 50.

Despite the rapid growth of streaming platforms, customers show signs of content overload:

Consumers are showing signs of being overwhelmed. While respondents indicate they have four services on average—including Pay TV and digital services—they only watch about two of those services on a regular basis. Just a quarter of consumers say they can handle using more than four services in addition to Pay TV. Looking for content only adds to the burden—a notion we analyze in depth in our sister Consumer Intelligence Series publication on content discovery.

PwC also appears to have called the bubble in the streaming space:

Having too many options might mean limited growth for incumbents and new entrants alike—the #1 reason for ending a subscription is “I didn’t use it enough” (29%). With all the energy and resources required to keep up with subscriptions and content, appreciation for the ease of Pay TV grows. Pay TV solves many of the issues that surround streaming, creating a relaxed and efficient viewing process. Pay TV spin-offs that can provide viewers with the best of both worlds are poised for success. 

As the balance of power of shifts from cable to streaming platforms such as Netflix, PwC makes the interesting observation that we are approaching a saturation point amid the glut of streaming content which is becoming self-defeating and could hurt rather than help the streaming industry. And while it would lead to reduced churn, it would also be welcome news to NetFlix which is spending billions of dollars each year on content. How this tension is resolved remains to be seen. Until then, however, the great migration from TV to streaming will continue.


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Trump Is On The Verge Of Politicizing The Census, Advocates Say

President Donald Trump is reportedly leaning toward tapping an academic for the No. 2 position at the U.S. Census Bureau, a decision that has alarmed advocates who say the pick lacks adequate management experience for a massive operational role and has political views that would undermine the credibility of the agency.

Politico reported Tuesday that Trump is considering Thomas Brunell, a professor at the University of Texas at Dallas with no management experience, to be the deputy director of the Census Bureau. If Trump does pick Brunell, Politico noted, it would break with longstanding tradition of having a nonpartisan career civil servant in the role.

Brunell faces increased scrutiny from civil rights and voting groups because as an academic, he has argued that redistricting for partisan gain can actually be a good thing and has served as an expert witness in support of redistricting plans. Those views are significant because the census, which the U.S. Constitution requires every 10 years, helps determine how electoral maps are drawn. The deputy director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the bureau ― a position that has increased importance as the agency gears up for the 2020 census.

Robert Groves, who ran the Census Bureau from 2009-2012 and is now the provost at Georgetown University, said the deputy director position was traditionally filled by a civil servant who had been promoted through the bureau. Phil Sparks, a former Census official who is now co-director of The Census Project, a coalition that monitors the Census, likened the position to a train engineer who makes sure everything is running on time. 

“You want to have a strong person in that position because that’s the day-to-day administrator for the Census Bureau,” Sparks told HuffPost. “The fact that they are considering someone with a highly partisan background just boggles the mind.”

African Americans and Hispanics, two groups Sparks said the Census has traditionally had trouble counting, could suffer significantly if there is not strong and clear organizational leadership at the Census.

Lawmakers are required to draw electoral districts in such a way that each district has roughly the same number of people in it. Federal law prohibits lawmakers from drawing those maps in such a way that intentionally dilutes the impact of minority votes. A good census is crucial to making sure that doesn’t happen by giving lawmakers an accurate sense of the minority populations in each area.

The Census is currently down on the number of partnership specialists, Sparks said, who help it reach minority populations, and the deputy director will need to make sure that effort is organized. 

“There are 1,000 partnership specialists that are gonna be deployed across the country. That’s a major management task: To recruit, orient, and then deploy and then supervise these 1,000 people,” he said. “And again, the deputy director is right in the middle of all of that.”

Neither the Commerce Department, which oversees the Census Bureau, nor Brunell responded to a request for comment. 

The Census is already facing considerable hurdles as it gears up for 2020. John Thompson, the bureau’s director, resigned in May and the agency does not have a permanent director in place. In October, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross appeared before Congress to ask for an additional $3.3 billion to fund Census upgrades and projects that are already behind schedule.

Earlier this year, the White House considered tapping Brunell to be the director, a job that requires Senate confirmation, but faced resistance from lawmakers, Politico reported. The deputy director does not need to be confirmed.

In his academic work, Brunell has argued that decreasing competition and packing like-minded voters into congressional districts is good because it increases the likelihood voters will cast a ballot for a winning candidate and consequently increase their trust in government. In 2008, he published a book called Redistricting and Representation: Why Competitive Elections are Bad for America.

Brunell waded into a controversy over whether the 2000 census should use a statistical adjustment to get a more accurate count of Americans. At the time, he wrote it was impossible to remove the census from political concerns.

“Removing the census from the arena of politics is impossible. Politics cannot be taken out of redistricting, out of making the federal budget, or, especially, out of elections,” he wrote in a 2000 paper. “If the Census Bureau is given complete control over how the census is conducted, including the use of statistical adjustment for the purposes of apportionment and redistricting, what happens when the Bureau officials are faced with competing statistical estimates for the nation’s population.”

He has also said the census shouldn’t be too insulated from Congress.

“While taking of the census may seem like undue meddling by self-interested politicians, the other alternative of an insulated bureaucracy without a measure of responsiveness is more problematic,” he wrote in 2001.

Justin Levitt and David Schleicher, professors at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and Yale Law School, respectively, both said they were familiar with Brunell’s academic work. While they often disagreed with his conclusions, they both said his scholarship was serious.

Civil rights groups seized on Brunell’s academic work and said his appointment would mark an effort by the Trump administration to politicize a bureau that has been traditionally dominated by civil servants. Both Sparks and Groves said there were only two political appointees in the bureau out of thousands of employees when they were there.

Karen Hobert Flynn, the president of the liberal watchdog group Common Cause, said in a statement the Trump administration was choosing to make the Census partisan.

“Politics have no business in the Census but the Trump Administration’s leading candidate for the deputy director slot at the Census Bureau, Thomas Brunell, would introduce blatant partisan politics into the national headcount,” Flynn said.

Vanita Gupta, who ran the civil rights division in the Department of Justice during the Obama administration and is now president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, said Brunell’s appointment would undermine the credibility of the Census.

“With regard to the deputy director, historically and traditionally, that person has had significant civil service experience, strong management credentials overseeing a large organization and operation, and considerable expertise in the federal statistical system,” she said in a statement. “Thomas Brunell is outside that mold. Coupled with the partisan nature of the body of his work, this appointment would undermine the credibility of the bureau’s role as a fundamentally nonpartisan statistical agency. Very little in Brunell’s background suggests that he is the right person for this job.”

Sparks said by picking Brunell, the Trump administration would be making a clear statement about how they see the Census.

“They’re making a statement if he is appointed. A real political statement that the White House wants to have their thumb on the Census Bureau,” he said.

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.

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History Shows That America Is on the Verge of Genocide

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The 20th Century was the bloodiest century in the history of mankind. Tens of milions of people died in world wars and tens of millions of people died by the hand of their government. This begs the question:  “Which is more deadly to its people, death by government or death by war?”  The answer may surprise  threat ofmany.

In order to answer this question, we must first define our terms. There are four terms that researchers must be concerned with when trying to assess the threat of lethality of government to its own people.

” Genocide: among other things, the killing of people by a government because of their indelible group membership (race, ethnicity, religion, language).

Politicide: the murder of any person or people by a government because of their politics or for political purposes.

Mass Murder: the indiscriminate killing of any person or people by a government.

Democide: The murder of any person or people by a government, including genocide, politicide, and mass murder.”

This article is primarily concerned with what we now call Democide or death by government.

20th Century Murders Carried Out by Government

Thomas Jefferson once said that the Second Amendment was necessary , not because we had to worry about invasion from the British or the French, but because the people had more to fear from its government than it did from invading armies. In fact, Jefferson not only said the biggest threat to the welfare and security of its citizens was its own government, but that the people better be armed because they would have to overthrow their government about every 20 years.

Political regimes and/or governments, have brutaly murdered nearly 170,000,000 of their own citizens in the 20th century. This number amounts to 400% the number killed in all international and domestic wars and revolutions, put together. Keep in mind that most of the deaths, even in a world war, are still the product of genocide (e.g. Stalin 20 million, Hitler 12 million and Mao an estimated whopping 50-60 million victims of Democide).

When we look at the totality of this statistic, government is unquestionably the biggest threat to its citizens. And a totalitarian government is undoubtedly the most deadly and poses the biggest threat to its people.

Which Form of Government Poses the Most Threat to its Citizens?

In previous studies done on this topic, there can be no doubt that the mot dangerous form of government to its citizens is totalitarian. Conversely, the leate threatening form of government to its people is democratic.

America’s Increasing Totalitarian Government

After 9/11, many Americans were gravely concerned over the fact that we violated the advice of Ben Franklin when he admonished people that if they were “to sacrifice liberty for security, they will not get, nor deserve, either”. Truer words were never spoken. Yet, the people of the United States sat around and did nothing as their government, through the NSA, set up a police state surveillance grid. The people, under the NDAA, could be snatched off of the street without any due process. Since 9/11 we have lost any real guarantee of due process and unreasonable search and seizure. In other words, the Fourth and the Fifth Amendments to the Constitution have been obliterated. And by definition, America lives in a police state with all the intended trappings.

If one were to examine the chart listed above, a person living in a totalitarian regime, is over 4,200% more likely to be murdered by its own totalitarian government than a person living in a democracy which is defined as a society that exercises real contraints on the power of government.

If we examine the trend curve of the American government, America has moved from a democracy, by definition, to an absolute police state. Please consider the following:

  1. The Patriot Acts 1 & 2 destroyed any semblance of keeping the govenrment from prying into citizens’ private affairs as defined by the now extinct 4th Amendment.
  2. As previously mentioned, the NDAA can snatch innocent civilians off of the street and even murder them without any “legal” consequences.
  3. When you deposited your last check into your bank, you gave them permission, to steal your money because since 2012, the courts have held that when you deposit your money into a bank, the bank owns your money. Civilian asset forfeiture allows the government to seize cash from citizens without due process of law. When an organization such as the IRS can seize your assets without any due process of law for SUSPECTED wrong doing, we, as Americans, must become cognizant of the fact that we live in a police state that is just as repressive as any police state even though mass murder has not YET entered the picture.

Conclusion

When Jefferson wrote that all people were afforded the rights of life, liberty, property and the pursuit of happiness, he thought he was writing an antidote for totalitarian government in America.

Unfortunately, as the previous paragraphs have indicated, America is preparing to enter the totalitiarian zone with all that mens for its citizens. . Because we allowed our government to strip away our liberties to protect us from the manufactured threat of terrorism, we now stand naked in front of the Deep State despots that are prepared to unleash holy hell upon the people should they not be able to thwart the Trump movement.

America is a democide (i.e. genocide, politicide and mass murder waiting to happen.

 

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Putin Issues Warning To The World: North Korea “On The Verge Of A Large-Scale Conflict”

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(ZH) As tensions between the US, its regional allies and North Korea continue ebb and flow, depending on what and where Kim lobs the next missile and whether Kelly can block Trump from tweeting for the next few hours, Russian President Vladimir Putin has decided to personally weigh in on the conflict for the first time since the UN passed new sanctions against the North earlier this month. In an article published on the Kremlin’s web site, the Russian president warned that the two sides are “balancing on the verge of a large-scale conflict,” adding that any efforts to pressure the North to end its nuclear program would prove “futile,” and that the only tenable solution to the standoff would be a “dialogue with preconditions.”

“It is essential to resolve the region’s problems through direct dialogue involving all sides without advancing any preconditions (for such talks),” Putin wrote. “Provocations, pressure, and bellicose and offensive rhetoric is the road to nowhere.”

His remarks about a diplomatic solution alluded to a “road map” to peace formulated jointly between Russia and China…. without the U.S.

According to the joint Russian-Chinese deescalation plan, North Korea would stop work on its missile program in exchange for the US and South Korea halting large-scale war games, allowing tensions to gradually subside.

Here’s more from AJ:

“Russia believes that the policy of putting pressure on Pyongyang to stop its nuclear missile programme is misguided and futile,” he wrote in the article sent to media in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – the BRICS member states.

 

“The region’s problems should only be settled through a direct dialogue of all the parties concerned without any preconditions. Provocations, pressure and militarist and insulting rhetoric are a dead-end road.”

As recently as last week, tensions between the two sides appeared to be easing, with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson praising the country’s restraint after the North went nearly a month without a new missile test, despite restrictive new UN sanctions that took effect on Aug. 5. That quickly changed with the beginning of the US and South Korea’s annual 11-day joint military exercises, which appeared to provoke an especially vitriolic response from the North this year, prompting not one but two rocket launches over the next few days.

Two days ago, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reportedly warned Tillerson that it would be “dangerous” to push for more sanctions against North Korea.

Here’s Newsweek:

“Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Tillerson that the U.S. should avoid taking military actions against Kim Jong Un’s regime and that the Russian government believes additional sanctions could prove “counterproductive and dangerous.”

 

Tillerson’s response to Lavrov is unclear, but the pair did condemn the North’s most recent test on Monday, when a missile sailed over U.S. ally Japan.”

Of course, the North’s missile launch earlier this week which flew over Japan airspace appeared to – at least temporarily – startle investors, triggering a short-lived selloff in global stocks. A day ago, US and South Korea insisted on a provocation of their own, conducting a bombing drill with nuclear-capable US bombers and the new F-35 stealth fighter.

Despite the bellicose rhetoric from both sides, an all-out war is much less likely than the public might believe. Echoing comments made by former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, a professor warned yesterday that the US is in “no position” to start a war with the North because of the unprecedented devastation the North’s artillery could unleash on Seoul, the densely populated South Korean capital.

As Bannon said during an interview with the American Prospect, the US doesn’t have a tenable military option for toppling Kim Jong Un.

“Until somebody solves the part of the equation that shows me that ten million people in Seoul don’t die in the first 30 minutes from conventional weapons, I don’t know what you’re talking about, there’s no military solution here, they got us.”

As the war of words stretches into its eighth month, observers will surely keep this in mind. Investors, on the other hand, are just looking for an opportunity to “buy the fucking nuclear war dip.”

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In Shock Warning, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI says Catholic Church is ‘on the verge of capsizing’




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Pope Benedict XVI sent a sobering message at the funeral of Cardinal Joachim Meisner today, saying he was moved at the dubia cardinal’s ability to “live out of a deep conviction that the Lord does not abandon His Church, even when the boat has taken on so much water as to be on the verge of capsizing.”

The Church “stands in particularly pressing need of convincing shepherds who can resist the dictatorship of the spirit of the age and who live and think the faith with determination,” Pope Benedict said in a message read by Archbishop Georg Gänswein, his personal secretary and head of the papal household. Because of this “pressing need,” Meisner “found it difficult to leave his post.”

“What moved me all the more was that, in this last period of his life, he learned to let go and to live out of a deep conviction that the Lord does not abandon His Church, even when the boat has taken on so much water as to be on the verge of capsizing,” the pope emeritus concluded.

Meisner, who was 83, was one of the four cardinals who sent Pope Francis a dubia, consisting of five questions, asking if Amoris Laetitia is aligned with Catholic morality.

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Is NASA on the Verge of Announcing They’ve Found Aliens?

Just about anyone with a rudimentary knowledge of the dark web can grab themselves a few minutes in the online limelight by “releasing” an “announcement” and crediting the story as being from Anonymous.

Anonymous, the same unidentifiable amorphous keyboard jockeys that brought you online social justice warfare and a series of takedowns of corporate and government websites, now purportedly brings netizens the news that NASA is about to make what many consider to be the biggest news since the invention of news: the discovery of alien life.

In a video posted to a YouTube channel claiming to be affiliated with Anonymous, the creators elaborate on sketchy materials posted earlier this year that claim America’s very own space agency is set to release an official statement that alien life has been identified — potentially the biggest story in the history of mankind.

That’s if you don’t include the invention of the fidget spinner, the bikini and the internet itself.

Anonymous, a coat of many colors that anyone can wrap around themselves, has asserted that recent discoveries by orbital observatories and by the Cassini spacecraft have resulted in high-level Congressional hearings that will soon be made public, including revelations about the discovery of alien life.

Recent exploration of the solar system, combined with the discovery of more than 4000 potential exoplanets orbiting distant stars, has increased the pitch of excitement surrounding the identification of alien life.

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Some 2300 of those 4000 exoplanets have been confirmed, and, of those, just 30 appear to lie in what astronomers charmingly refer to as the “Goldilocks zone” — the distance from a star comprising a habitable area in which liquid water, and hence life as we are familiar with it, could occur.

As such, there is increasingly the likelihood of astronomers identifying distant alien civilizations in our own galaxy — and everyone with a yen to call themselves Anonymous is in on the action.

We all want the same outcome, certainly, but we’ll stick with the peer-reviewed science, thanks.

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