40 VII. News Trends & Stories • NASA Plans to Build a New Plane that Could Halve Flight Times B. Piratization: Could the Rape of Russia Happen Here? • Puerto Rico Rejects Loan Offers, Accusing Hedge Funds of Trying to Profit Off Hurri- canes • Puerto Rico Judge Skeptical of PREPA Re- ceivership • Pennsylvania Municipalities and Utilities Benefit from Privatization, Says Moody’s • Federal Bank Regulator Drops a Bombshell as Corporate Media Snoozes • Wells Fargo Charged 800,000 Customers for Fake Car Insurance, Stole 25,000 Cars – Nobody Charged C. Equity Creation: Greater than Con- trolled Demolitions? • S&P 500 Closes at Record High as Earnings Beat the Street • Surging Stock Market Powers US Wealth to $96.2 trillion • BIS Working Papers: No 656 Demograph- ics Will Reverse Three Multi-decade Global Trends GEOPOLITICS I. Governance and Sovereignty: A. Enforce the Constitution • Enforce the Constitution with Congress- woman Cynthia McKinney • Jury Smacks Down Kangaroo Court in Bundy Trial B. Con Con: Worst Idea Yet • Constitutional Convention Under Consider- ation in New York • Bandits Terrorizing Virgin Islands After Governor Seized Private Arms • What Country Is This? Forced Blood Draws, Cavity Searches and Colonoscopies C. Shred the Constitution Even Worse • Rand Paul’s Amendment to Force a Vote on Endless War Gets Kicked Down the Road • Shadow Citizen’s McIntosh Interviews Fitts: Entrainment, Mind Control and the Fall of America • Congress Quietly Passed a Bill Allowing Warrantless Searches of Homes – Only 1% Opposed It D. Decentralization: Can We Re-Localize? Can It Work? • A Corporate Supercell Spawning a Hailstorm of Special-Interest Legislation • Shadow Citizen – Catherine Austin Fitts: Talks Local Action and POISON • What America’s ‘Baby Bust’ Means for Public Policy E. Sovereignty • Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s IT Aide Imran Awan Indicted on Four Counts • Richard Dolan on False Flags • The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: The Movie (Greg Palast) • DEFCON Hackers Found Many Holes in Voting Machines and Poll Systems • Trump’s Choices: Most Alarming Event of My Lifetime • Here are the 246 House Dems and Repugs Who Place Israel Above the US Constitution • Here are the 46 Senators Who Want to Destroy the US Constitution and Put You in Prison for Advocating Against Apartheid Israel • Key Takeaways on Americans’ Views of Guns and Gun Ownership • Stop the U.N. Gun Ban II. Free Speech & Corporate Media Melt- down • 69% Oppose AIPAC’s U.S. Action to Out- lawing Support Against Israel: ‘Israel An- ti-Boycott Act’ • United States Citizens have No Right to Film Politicians & Police in Public • The Media Is the Villain – for Creating a World Dumb Enough for Trump • RT May Soon be Dropped by US Providers, Courtesy of McCain & Graham • Sharyl Attkisson Rips Media for Ignoring Weaponization of Intel Agencies Under Obama 84