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GEG Commentary

Israeli Police Recommend Netanyahu Be Indicted for Bribery

February 14, 2018 ZeroHedge 2

The first charge against Netanyahu includes accusations of accepting expensive gifts, and the second charge is that he made a deal for favorable coverage by a major newspaper in exchange for a political favor. Netanyahu responded by saying the police recommendations have no place in democracy. [He is right, based on the understanding of the word democracy. In today’s world, democracy has come to mean elections in which the winners get everything, mob rule through the ballot box with no room for laws that protect the individual against the greed or passion of the majority.]

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US Justice System Used Tactics Against Opponents That Are Considered Criminal

February 14, 2018 Real News 2

Ross Ulbricht, the creator of the Silk Road, an anonymous website known for selling drugs and using Bitcoin, was arrested and sentenced to two consecutive life sentences plus 40 years! Ulbricht was used to discourage other people from using private cryptocurrency. This interview with his mother is a cry of despair against politicians, prosecutors, and judges, who get away with falsifying evidence, withholding evidence, conspiracy to deny the right to a fair trial, and outright lying in order to punish those who become role models for the use of cryptocurrency instead of government-issued money.