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Mar 02 22:35

The Hebron Ghetto

Thursday was an international day of action to re-open Shuhada street in Hebron city, and mark the Cave of the Patriarch Massacre. A group of friends, from the Tel Aviv area, spontaneously decided we should go, so the five of us hopped in a car, hoping to join our friends from Jerusalem, who filled up a bus. We’ve all heard about Hebron, but nothing can prepare you for it, and nothing I can write, here, can truly depict what it means to be there.

Mar 02 22:34

Dubai Bans Israeli’s From Entering Country

A Channel 2 News broadcast Monday night showed Tamim pointing at his own face and saying, “We know how to recognize them.” The United Arab Emirates will “deny entry to anyone suspected of having Israeli citizenship,” he said, adding that Israelis with dual nationality would be denied entry.

Mar 02 22:32

CNN: This is Hawaii.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

And they get paid for this?

Mar 02 22:21

That was a war council in Damascus

The three-party meeting that took place in Damascus on Friday gathering the Syrian president Bashar al Assad, the Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the Hizbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah was a war council to devise counterattack plans and assign tasks in the event of an Israeli offensive on one or all parties, wrote Abdelbari Atwan, the editor-in-chief of the pan-Arab newspaper Al Quds al Arabi.

“The timing of the meeting, the way it was undertaken and the ensuing press conference that was held at its conclusion, all point to a strategic coalition being reinforced. This is the build-up of a new front that will spearhead the confrontation with the US-Israeli alliance and whichever Arab countries that may, expressly or implicitly, be affiliated with it.”

Mar 02 22:04

FireFighter Eric Lawyer Slams NIST And The 9/11 "Investigation"

http://firefightersfor911truth.org/

WTC 1 & 2 exploded and turned most of the mass into dust. No crime scene investigation ....

Videos included

Mar 02 21:34

Raise Taxes and Cut Services? Why Not Stop Unneccesary Bailouts, Unnecesary Wars and Unnecessary Interest Costs Instead?

But why aren't our government "leaders" talking about slashing the military-industrial complex, which is ruining our economy with unnecessary imperial adventures?

And why aren't any of our leaders talking about stopping the permanent bailouts for the financial giants who got us into this mess? And see this.

And why aren't they taking away the power to create credit from the private banking giants - which is costing our economy trillions of dollars (and is leading to a decrease in loans to the little guy) - and give it back to the states?

Mar 02 21:26

IMF-Style Austerity Comes to America

When billionaires pledge a billion dollars to educate people to the evils of something, it is always good to peer closely at what they are up to. Hedge fund magnate Peter G. Peterson was formerly Chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations and head of the New York Federal Reserve. He is now senior chairman of Blackstone Group, which is in charge of dispersing government funds in the controversial AIG bailout, widely criticized as a government giveaway to banks. Peterson is also founder of the Peter Peterson Foundation, which has adopted the cause of imposing “fiscal responsibility” on Congress. He hired David M. Walker, former head of the Government Accounting Office, to spearhead a massive campaign to reduce the runaway federal debt, which the Peterson/Walker team blames on reckless government and consumer spending. The Foundation funded the movie “I.O.U.S.A.” to amass popular support for their cause, which largely revolves around dismantling Social Security and Medicare benefits as a way to cut costs and return to “fiscal responsibility.”

Mar 02 20:21

US Economy Grinds to a Halt

"Though raising interest rates is unlikely at the moment, the Fed will of course act appropriately if we…if we…" said Bernanke, who then paused for a moment, looked down at his prepared statement, and shook his head in utter disbelief. "You know what? It doesn't matter. None of this—this so-called 'money'—really matters at all."

Mar 02 17:19

Senators release Climategate report

According to the report, some of the scientists involved in the CRU Climategate controversy violated ethical principles and, possibly, federal laws. Information released by the committee states that the minority staff believes the CRU documents and emails “seriously compromise the IPCC-based ‘consensus’ and its central conclusion that anthropogenic emissions are inexorably leading to environmental catastrophes.”

Mar 02 16:42

Thom Hartmann on local Charlottesville, VA radio misrepresents Cass Sunstein's attacks on Freedom of Speech

Thom Hartmann was on local WINA today. I thought it would be a good chance to give him a jingle. I asked Thom about the recent Cass Sunstein paper where Cass advocates infiltrating groups with the ultimate aim of silencing freedom of speech. Unpopular speech that is

Mar 02 15:37

Talmud Teaching

Mar 02 15:03

The Iranian president said he expects war to break out somewhere between spring and summer of this year.

Two months ago, Christians from Jerusalem, mostly clergymen from various sects, issued a statement about the dreadful conditions that Jerusalem and all Palestinian territories are facing under the Israeli occupation, wrote Redwan al Sayid, a professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Lebanon, in the UAE newspaper Al Ittihad.

Mar 02 14:38

Most detailed pictures of Earth revealed by Nasa

The most detailed and amazing set of composite satellite images of the Earth ever produced, have been disclosed by Nasa scientists.

Perfectly capturing the fragility of the Earth in one remarkable shot, the composition shows the entire North American continent, Central America, the northern half of South America, Greenland and the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

Mar 02 14:36

Quake-torn Haiti hit by floods

Heavy rain has caused flooding in Haiti, killing at least 13 people as swollen rivers forced people on to roofs and trapped people in cars and homes.

With 1.3 million homeless and many living in makeshift camps with little or no sanitation as a result of January's earthquake, aid agencies have warned of another humanitarian disaster as the rainy season looms.

Mar 02 14:22

ABC News to close all bureaus but DC

As part of the deep cuts announced this week at ABC News, the network plans to close all of its physical bureaus around the country except Washington

Mar 02 13:33

Firefox Extension wars – NoScript vs. AdBlockPlus

One of the dirtiest secrets of the Internet is that it runs on ads for monetization. All of us who surf the web and use systems had lots and lots of free lunches because of advertisements being shown on web sites. The only difference to TV is that they are less obtrusive and you can choose to ignore or skip them (for now).

Self-righteous developers who do not quite grasp this dirty secret use all kind of tricks to remove adversiting from web sites they surf. This could be because of not wanting to support the corporate machine but also because of security reasons. Ad code on the internet is dire – it is built to support every possible imaginable environment and work around restrictions of setups – the ads need to show, no matter what.

Mar 02 13:22

The ElBaradei phenomenon

Mohamed ElBaradei, the former IAEA chief, has been shaking up a stagnant Egyptian political scene ever since he returned to Cairo for a 10-day visit earlier this month. Today, he warned that Egypt's government could face a revolutionary uprising if it doesn't reform.

Mar 02 13:08

Hawaii Aviation Firms Want Payment For Obama Visit

Owners of several aviation firms in Hawaii say they want the federal government to compensate them for lost business during President Barack Obama's two-week holiday visit to Oahu in December.

A temporary no-fly zone was in effect over parts of the island while Obama and his family were in a rented Kailua home.

The zone barred flight operations inside a 10-mile area centered on Kailua. That put a crimp on air tours, flight instruction and other small-airplane operations in the area.

Mar 02 12:58

NY Times’ Jerusalem property makes it protagonist in Palestine conflict

During an appearance at Vassar College in early February, controversial New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief Ethan Bronner was asked about the ongoing evictions of Palestinian families from homes in East Jerusalem which Israel occupied in 1967. Israeli courts have ruled that Jewish settlers could take over some Palestinian homes on the grounds that Jews held title to the properties before Israel was established in 1948.

Mar 02 12:55

IRS Tax Is Illegal - No Tax Law Exists!!

Mar 02 12:54

HEBRON MASSACRE REVISITED ~~ EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT

On February 25, 1994, hundreds of Muslims were performing the Dawn Prayer at the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron, also known to Jews as the Cave of the Patriarchs.

However, a former Jewish immigrant from the United States, who was also a soldier in the Israeli security forces, ascended to the holy shrine and opened fire indiscriminately from his Galilion semi-automatic rifle, killing at least 29 people and injuring more than 160 others.

Adel Idris, a survivor, described the scene.

Mar 02 12:51

Is The Yellowstone Caldera Calling?

Over the last few months things have been heating up in our famous National Park and none of it is good.

Over eight days, more than 1,270 mostly tiny earthquakes have struck between Old Faithful and West Yellowstone. The strongest dozen or so have ranged between magnitudes 3.0 and 3.8. These are beginning to become serious in size, as a growing swarm of course, but the vast majority have been too weak to be felt even nearby.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Here is why I am not dismissing this latest quake swarm out of hand as another in a long series of false-alarms.

Ever since the Boxing Day Quake in 2004, the entire Pacific Ocean tectonic Plate has been re-adjusting. As a result, we started seeing increases in seismic events traveling north along the Japan Islands and South along Malaysia into New Guinea/Fiji/New Zealand. There followed more quakes traveling east alone the north and south edges of the plate, which being lightly occupied area mostly went unreported outside the seismological community.

Inevitably the readjustment has arrived at the eastern edge of the Pacific Plate and we seem to be seeing increased seismic events along that edge, which is also the western edge of the Americas.

Plate links to plate and the Pacific Plate connects to the Nazca Plate and Cocos Plates, which abut South America and link to the Caribbean Plate. The Pacific Plate forms the western side of the San Andreas fault along North America's west coast.

So, we have had major quakes in Haiti and Chile. Not too long ago there was a rare major quake on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge along a fault junction that connects to the Caribbean Plate.

Got that "Fall down, bounce around, shake the town, Earthquake Boogie!"

So, follow me on this; The Pacific Plate thrusts underneath the North American Plate angling towards the east as it dips deeper into the Earth. The magma chamber under Yellowstone sinks down towards the west. Prior to the recent determination of the scape of the Yellowstone Mama chamber it was assumed that the Yellowstone Supervolcano was a "hot spot" volcano similar to what we have here in Hawaii, but with the true scale and direction of the Yellowstone magma chamber currently understood, it seems more likely that Yellowstone is a classic subduction volcano.

But whether Yellowstone is directly connected to the subducting Pacific Plate or not, in geological terms they are in close proximity and Yellowstone's lava, like that of all exploding volcanoes, contains massive amounts of dissolved gasses like CO2.

Just as a sudden shock to a warm glass of soda pop will trigger an episode of increased fizzing, a major quake along the Pacific plate will send compression waves through the Earth and into the Yellowstone Magma Chamber and unbalance the current dynamic equilibrium of dissolved gasses. That might well trigger a significant eruption of Yellowstone.

Mar 02 12:23

British people told by opposition politician to start arming themselves for a class war

The poorest today are, in absolute terms, less destitute than before, able to afford food, shelter, even satellite TV. But the disparity between them and the richest has risen. It is not merely, as Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett point out in their book The Spirit Level, that this damages health and encourages crime; in times of austerity, inequality can tear apart the social fabric. Take Greece, where the most frequent chant in this week’s riots was: “Make the plutocrats pay!”

Mar 02 11:36

Watching Certain People

Mar 02 11:15

Obama is a Liar: Illegal Wars, Fraudulent Bailouts, Egregious Assault on Civil Liberties

We owe Ralph Nader and Cynthia McKinney an apology. They were right about Barack Obama. They were right about the corporate state. They had the courage of their convictions and they stood fast despite wholesale defections and ridicule by liberals and progressives.

Mar 02 10:58

Snow and Terror in Gotham

A final caution: Zazi confessed after prosecutors threatened to imprison his entire family. A former Bush administration "terrorism expert" boasted on CNN how threatening suspect’s families with prosecution gave the government useful "leverage." She would have found a happy home chez the Soviet secret police.

This is exactly how the Soviet secret police got people to sign confessions during the 1930’s purges. In fact, the great 1936 purges began right after the Soviet courts changed the law to allow the arrest of children over 12 years. That gave the NKVD a potent lever for getting parents to confess under threat their children would be jailed and disappear.

Mar 02 10:44

Congress Tries to Break Hawaii in Two

Last week, the House of Representatives, in a largely party-line vote, passed the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act. Popularly known as "the Akaka bill," this piece of legislation might turn out to be this Congress's single most calamitous decision.

The bill creates a complex federal framework under which most of the nation's approximately 400,000 ethnic Hawaiians can organize themselves into one vast Indian tribe. It endows the tribe with the "inherent powers and privileges of self-government," including the privilege of sovereign immunity from lawsuit. It also by clear implication confers the power to tax, to promulgate and enforce a criminal code, and to exercise eminent domain. Hawaii will in effect be two states, not one.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Well, the only other alternative is to give the whole thing back to the Hawaiian people from whom it was
stolen in the first place!

Mar 02 10:34

Jerusalem mayor to retroactively legalize East Jerusalem buildings

Barkat is expected to announce that he wants to pursue a plan that will retroactively legalize housing, including Beit Yonatan, owned by settlers.

Mar 02 10:31

America's Permanent War Agenda

America glorifies wars in the name of peace, what historian Charles Beard (1874 - 1948) called "perpetual war for perpetual peace" in describing the Roosevelt and Truman administrations' foreign policies - what concerned the Federation of American Scientists when it catalogued about 200 post-1945 conflicts in which America was, and still is, the aggressor.

Mar 02 10:25

Postmaster delivers bundle of bad news

The U.S. Postal Service estimates $238 billion in losses in the next 10 years if lawmakers, postal regulators and unions don't give the mail agency more flexibility in setting delivery schedules, price increases and labor costs.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Let's see, I get my daily correspondence via email, [packages via UPS and FedEx. The only thing that comes delivered by postal service are bills and I am fine getting those just 1 day a week.

Mar 02 10:11

Friedmanism at the Fed

Ongoing Congressional investigations into the AIG bailout have put the incestuous and murky relationship between the Federal Reserve and Wall Street in the spotlight--and put Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Fed chair Ben Bernanke in the hot seat. Calls for Geithner's resignation regularly reverberate inside the Capitol, and Bernanke's recent reappointment was opposed by thirty senators, including Republican John McCain and independent Bernie Sanders. Critics from both sides of the aisle fault Geithner and Bernanke for mismanagement, unnecessary secrecy and undermining Congressional oversight. But neither of them has been the target of questions about gaming the system for personal financial gain.

Mar 02 10:10

Weaponizing Mozart: How Britain is using classical music as a form of social control

Britain might not make steel anymore, or cars, or pop music worth listening to, but, boy, are we world-beaters when it comes to tyranny. And now classical music, which was once taught to young people as a way of elevating their minds and tingling their souls, is being mined for its potential as a deterrent against bad behavior.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Kubrick was right!!!!!!!!!

Mar 02 10:04

Climate-gate head sorry for 'awful' emails

A BRITISH climate researcher at the centre of a row over global warming science has admitted he wrote some "pretty awful" emails to sceptics when he was refusing their requests for data.

But Phil Jones, of the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit, yesterday defended his decision not to release the data about temperatures from around the world, saying it was not "standard practice" to do so.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Nonsense. The prime requirement for any scientific theory is reproducibility! A theory is not considered valid until other scientists starting with the same data/experiments come to the same exact results.

It is standard practice to make all such raw data available so that others can double-check the work. The whole point of the scientific method is that it operates outside the individual scientist to eliminate bias and mistakes. That is the reason for double-blind studies where the people gathering the data don't know what the data will be used for, and the people asked to analyze the results don't know what the results will be used for.

Science, unlike religion, recognizes that human individuals are flawed, make mistakes, and are prone to bias and wishful thinking.

Mar 02 09:48

BREAKING NEWS! THE ARCTIC OCEAN IS WARMING UP!

The Arctic ocean is warming up, icebergs are growing scarcer and in some places the seals are finding the water too hot, according to a report to the Commerce Department yesterday from Consul Ifft, at Bergen , Norway . Reports from fishermen, seal hunters and explorers, he declared, all point to a radical change in climate conditions and hitherto unheard-of temperatures in the Arctic zone. Exploration expeditions report that scarcely any ice has been met with as far north as 81 degrees 29 minutes. Soundings to a depth of 3,100 meters showed the gulf stream still very warm. Great masses of ice have been replaced by moraines of earth and stones, the report continued, while at many points well known glaciers have entirely disappeared.

Mar 02 09:39

non-hazardous . MY BUTT

Suspicious substance at IRS called non-hazardous.
watch this Video they seem to be saying up 5 people became ill, at the same time. 2 had to go to the hospital!

I am going to try and quote what is said in the video. so u can watch for it.
is this just BAD reporting ?
BUT even if only 2 people had to go to the hospital, even just this fact is FISHY!for a non-hazardous substance!

Quotes to watch for in the Video

1) the FBI says "Some individuals did suffer medical emergencies which, at this time do not
appear to be related to this incident."
1a) Note it DOES not say how many people, and why they had medical emergencies, if not for this incident ?

2) "2 people who all ready had medical issues happened to have episodes while the crews where there"

Mar 02 09:32

Hoax of the Century

What we learned in a year's time: Polar bears are not vanishing. Sea levels are not rising at anything like the 20-foot surge this century was to bring. Cities are not sinking. Beaches are not disappearing. Temperatures have not been rising since the late 1990s. And, in historic terms, our global warming is not at all unprecedented.

Mar 02 09:31

Coldest winter for more than 30 years... but Met Office defends its long range forecast

Asked on BBC TV: 'Why didn't you see this coming?', Keith Groves replied: 'I'm disappointed that our seasonal forecasts didn't give a prediction or stronger probability of a colder winter.'

It was also forced to defend its long-range forecasting last autumn, when the much-feted 'barbecue summer' proved to be a washout.

And last night the Met Office was on the back foot again.

Spokesman John Hammond said: 'You have got to bear in mind that it is a relatively new forecast. Only 20 years ago you would be looking at a one or two-day forecast and questioning its accuracy. Now we take those for granted.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So tell us again why we should listen to forecasts of a few degrees warming in the next hundred years?

Mar 02 09:28

Look very closely at this picture

This was a perfectly healthy twenty two-year-old young man who in the service of his country got half of his head blown off. I think that’s important, I think that’s newsworthy.

Mar 02 09:26

A Retiring Bunning Stands Alone in Fight Against Jobless Bill

Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning, a lame-duck Republican whose gruff, irascible style even rubs his fellow party members the wrong way, is not only blocking an unpaid stopgap bill to extend jobless benefits, but also creating political theatre to the dismay of Republicans and to the delight of Democrats.

Mar 02 09:25

Snowstorm threatens Southeast

Airlines canceled flights and offered to reschedule others as a developing low-pressure system threatened to spread snow across parts of Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolinas on Tuesday.

The National Weather Service has issued storm warnings and winter weather advisories for the Southeast, with predictions of up to six inches of snow in the mountains of northeastern Georgia. Snowfall amounts of one to three inches were forecast for metro Atlanta and two to four inches for eastern Tennessee and large sections of North and South Carolina.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Less than three weeks from the start of Spring!

Mar 02 09:20

GM recall - 1.3 million Chevrolets and Pontiacs

General Motors has recalled 1.3 million Chevrolet and Pontiac models in North America for power steering failures that are tied to 14 crashes and one injury in the United States, the company said Tuesday.

The recall affects 2005-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt and 2007-2010 Pontiac G5 models sold in the United States, 2005-2006 Pontiac Pursuit vehicles sold in Canada, and 2005-2006 Pontiac G4 models sold in Mexico.

Mar 02 09:16

Oops, Our Bad!

Among the worst Orwellian deceptions being exposed by the Pentagon’s Marjah offensive is the ludicrous notion that we’re fighting a war in Afghanistan in order to protect Afghan civilians. The recent U.S. Special Forces air strike in the Marjah area that killed 27 or more civilians, including four women and a child, is a prime example of a cognitive disconnect that has been endemic in U.S. military operations throughout our misnamed war on terrorism.

Mar 02 09:14

Lack Of Deep Sleep May Increase Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

Suppression of slow-wave sleep in healthy young adults significantly decreases their ability to regulate blood-sugar levels and increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, report researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

I'm doomed...

Mar 02 09:13

The Chile earthquake was predicted in June 2009

Therefore, in a worst case scenario, the area already has a potential for an earthquake of magnitude as large as 8–8.5, should it happen in the near future.

Mar 02 09:04

Ice deposits found at Moon's pole

A radar experiment aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 lunar spacecraft has identified thick deposits of water-ice near the Moon's north pole.

The US space agency's (Nasa) Mini-Sar experiment found more than 40 small craters containing water-ice.

But other compounds - such as hydrocarbons - are mixed up in lunar ice, according to new results from another Moon mission called LCROSS.

Mar 02 09:00

The Road to Dictatorship Next stop: martial law? by Justin Raimondo

Is it just me, or was it only yesterday that the Democratic base was outraged by "Bushitler," and the "Cheney-PNAC" alleged neo-fascists who were taking over the country and driving dissent underground? How quickly they turn!

Adding to the irony, the poll was taken on the same weekend the extension of the PATRIOT Act passed the Democratic-controlled Congress – without debate, without a peep of protest from the "progressives" in Congress, and disguised as a vote in favor of a Senate amendment to the Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act. Bravery is not something we see much of in Washington, D.C.

Mar 02 08:55

German TV documents the existence of Tungsten-filled fake gold bars!

Youtube has blocked embedding at the request of the original poster so please use the above link and watch this video. It proves the existence of fake gold bars with tungsten cores.

Back in the 1960s, real silver coins were taken out of circulation and replaced with worthless slugs by the Federal Reserve, on the theory that as long as people believed these were still money that everything would be okay. Obviously looking around today this was not true.

Now we have to ask if someone decided to play the same games with the gold bars that they did with the silver coins.

It is time for an audit of Fort Knox and the Federal Reserve gold vaults.

Mar 02 08:51

Al Gore's Personality Disorder

He's a phony--and a shameless one at that.

Mar 02 08:48

MSNBC does not even know it but .............

MSNBC does not even know it BUT they are saying how good CO2 is!

1) CO2 is helping plants grow, and producing more fruit (Seed's in this case)

quote:
"Reuters updated 7:15 p.m. CT, Mon., March. 1, 2010

WASHINGTON - Sneezing, congestion, and runny noses from hay fever may be lasting longer because climate change may be extending pollen seasons, doctors in Italy said on Monday.

Pollen seasons as well as the amount of pollen in the air progressively increased during a six-year study in Italy, the doctors told a meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology in New Orleans."

2) Why are half the people who have, had hay fever children!!
that seems a awfully big number and/or a large percentage!

quote:

Mar 02 08:48

US government rescinds 'leave internet alone' policy

The US government’s policy of leaving the Internet alone is over, according to Obama’s top official at the Department of Commerce.

Instead, an “Internet Policy 3.0” approach will see policy discussions between government agencies, foreign governments, and key Internet constituencies, according to Assistant Secretary Larry Strickling, with those discussions covering issues such as privacy, child protection, cybersecurity, copyright protection, and Internet governance.

The outcomes of such discussions will be “flexible” but may result in recommendations for legislation or regulation, Strickling said in a speech at the Media Institute in Washington this week.

Mar 02 08:44

A Blizzard Of Lies From Al Gore

So global warming simultaneously causes mountain snow to vanish and Himalayan glaciers to recede while blanketing the northeastern United States with snowfalls measured in feet. Clearly, this is an untenable position. One phenomenon cannot simultaneously produce two different results.

Mar 02 08:41

FLASHBACK 2003 - Israeli Professor – ‘We Could Destroy All European Capitals’

An Israeli professor and military historian hinted that Israel could avenge the holocaust by annihilating millions of Germans and other Europeans.

Speaking during an interview which was published in Jerusalem Friday, Professor Martin Van Crevel said Israel had the capability of hitting most European capitals with nuclear weapons.

“We possess several hundred atomic warheads and rockets and can launch them at targets in all directions, perhaps even at Rome. Most European capitals are targets of our air force.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

But Iran is the threat, right?

Mar 02 08:39

Khalid Amayreh – The Musa’ab Yousuf Story: a classic example of Israeli disinformation

During the First Palestinian Intifada (1987-1992), the Israeli media would often describe a Palestinian activist freshly arrested by the Israeli army as "a high-ranking leader of the uprising" who was responsible for attacks on Israeli soldiers. However, a few days or weeks later, when the suspect was arraigned before a military court, all the talk about being a "high-ranking leader" of the intifada would have disappeared from the list of charges. In many cases, the activist would be released a few months later for lack of evidence against him.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Look at all the "Terror cells" arrested in the US who are later released when it comes out they were just patsies being set up by the FBI!

Mar 02 08:38

'Free iPad' scam spreading on Facebook and Twitter, warns Sophos

It's a day for scams. Think you've been given the chance to sign up as an iPad tester via Facebook? No you haven't - it's a scam which actually signs you up to a premium rate mobile service, warns the security company Sophos.

"Facebook pages with names such as "iPad Researchers Wanted - Get An iPad Early And Keep It!" and "The Mega iPad Giveaway!" prey on the public's desire to own a free iPad," notes Sophos.

Mar 02 08:37

Mohamed Khodr – Veritas in Harvard: No, Just Double Standards, Injustice, and Fear

I must strenuously and in the strongest terms possible protest the silence and inaction of Harvard University toward the outrageous, inhumane, offensive, even racist eugenic proposal that Dr. Martin Kramer, a Visiting Scholar at Harvard made during his speech at the Israeli Herzliya Conference on January 31, 2010.

In that speech Dr. Kramer implored the West to stop its Pro Natal services to the already besieged and starving Gaza Palestinian pregnant mothers and infants as a method of controlling the rapid birth rate in Gaza as a matter of political and social policy. To him such control will naturally lead to a decrease in the radicalization of Palestinian youth which he calls "superfluous men" as well as relieve the "demographic threat" to Israel's Jewish identity.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Das Untermenschen; Ja, Herr Doctor Kramer?"

Mar 02 08:35

Congressman Ron Paul returns a whopping $100,000 of his office budget to the US Treasury

At a time when Wall St is running wild, the national debt is $14 trillion, and the federal government is running $1.4 trillion deficits, Dr. Ron Paul's congressional office is running a surplus and paying back the American people. At a time when the federal government is paying record salaries and hiring record numbers as the rest of America suffers punishing unemployment, Dr. Ron Paul is operating his congressional office with a frugality that recognizes the current economic climate and respects the suffering of the American people.

Mar 02 08:34

Irish town criticised for snubbing Israeli ambassador

Irish Foreign Minister Micheal Martin has criticised an Irish town council's decision to remove a page signed by the Israeli ambassador from its guestbook.

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I guess the Irish Foreign Minister works for a foreign government!

Mar 02 08:33

Israelis no longer allowed in Dubai after Hamas hit

Dubai's police chief said on Monday that travelers suspected of being Israeli will not be allowed into the United Arab Emirates even if they arrive with alternative passports.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Whereupon Israel will scream again about anti-Semitism and hate of the Jews, using the world's Jewish people as political cover for Israel's crimes.

Mar 02 08:31

‘FINAL SOLUTION’ REGARDING JERUSALEM TO BE ANNOUNCED TODAY

The United States criticized Israel on Monday for authorizing 600 new housing units in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Pisgat Ze’ev, describing the move as “counter-productive.”

“We’ve relayed our strong concerns to the government of Israel, that this kind of activity, particularly as we try to relaunch meaningful negotiations is counter-productive and undermines trust between the parties,” said State Department spokesman Philip Crowley.

On Friday the government gave the green light for the new homes to be built in the Jewish neighborhood in east Jerusalem, drawing anger from the Palestinians.

Mar 02 08:30

STOP THE HARASSMENT OF PALESTINIANS

The Israeli army invaded our neighborhood at 1:30 AM Tuesday morning waking up my mother, wife and sister. Heavily-armed soldiers blocked roads during “the operation”. When my family opened the door, they demanded to see me. They were told I have already left to the US. After many more questions, they left a paper that states I am to appear at the military liaison office next Monday. My sister and wife told them I will not be back by then. Clearly the warning from that military officer at Ush Ghrab that I mentioned in my last email, was based on knowledge of this. I guess I am a wanted man now.

Mar 02 08:29

‘WOLF’ SIGHTINGS AT UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

I have always maintained that there is a difference between anti Semitism and anti zionism. As in most instances, the zionists disagree and pull the ‘anti Semitism Card’ out whenever it suits their needs. Their ‘cries’ are not unlike the boy who cried wolf…. one day the wolf just might come and no one will believe them. Below is the most recent example…..

Mar 02 08:27

JUST ANOTHER DAY IN THE WEST BANK

“The year 2009 was the quietest for Israelis from the security point of view and the most violent for the Palestinians from the point of view of attacks by settlers in the West Bank.” Just as he was saying this – as an example of one of the absurdities that characterize the political situation – Palestinian Agriculture Minister Ismail Daiq received a phone call from the Jenin district to inform him that five artesian wells in the village of Daan had been destroyed that morning. One person was shot and wounded in the abdomen when he tried to lift the pump to save it from damage. This was not an attack by settlers but a raid by the army.

Mar 02 08:26

ETHNIC CLEANSING; AN HISTORICAL TIMELINE

Immediately after the occupation of East Jerusalem in 1967, the Zionists began with the ethnic cleansing of Jerusalem to make place for American and European Jews. They began implementing their plans to delete Palestinian Jerusalem and replace it with a Zionist version. One important landmark, a distinctive feature, of Palestinian Jerusalem is Al-Haram Ash-Sharif compound which includes Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock. To completely wipe out any Palestinian feature of the city, it was necessary to wipe out Al-Haram Ash-Sharif compound. To achieve this, a series of attacks, under various naming and excuses, were carried out on the Noble Sanctuary.

Mar 02 08:25

Topeka, Kansas shows Google it can grovel

All that what missing was a promotional video of Dorothy Gale clicking her ruby slippers and whispering, "There's no place like Google; there's no place like Google ..."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I would appreciate Google a lot more if they followed the crawl-delay directive in the robots.txt file!

Mar 02 08:23

Bartering networks provide liquidity in cash-starved economy

"I was a little skeptical at first, but I've had no problems with it," she said. "The incentive is that people nowadays are looking for ways to get things done without having to spend money, because everybody's having a hard time with their money right now."

Ken Grimes barters his limo service during off-peak hours in exchange for legal services, jewelry, travel, pest control, home improvement, office furniture and restaurant meals.

Landscaping company owner Glenn Wilser believes that the barter network has helped boost his business.

Mar 02 08:23

UK Police Promise Not To Retain DNA Data, But Do Anyway

"In 2008 I invited two policemen into my home and voluntarily gave them a DNA and fingerprint sample to help with a murder investigation, as they'd promised it would only be used for that investigation. I was never under any suspicion and could just as easily have said no. Almost a year after the investigation closed they have now confirmed that they've retained my samples and at my request have begun an investigation to see if there are sufficient 'exceptional circumstances' to remove them. I'm not the only one who was told samples would be removed, so if you've had such a promise from the police I recommend contacting their data protection registrar immediately."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

It is actually easier to plant DNA evidence at a crime scene than to fake a fingerprint (but the latter can be done fairly easily).

So, in this day and age I would not cooperate with the police on anything involving DNA unless they have a warrant and my lawyer says it is valid.

Mar 02 08:17

More Details Emerge on Assassination of Hamas Leader in Dubai

More details are emerging on the murder of Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, who was killed in Dubai on January 20 in what is widely thought to be an Israeli security service operation.

Dubai Police Chief Dahi Khalfan Tamim claims to be “99 percent, if not 100 percent” certain that Mossad, the Israeli secret service organisation, was responsible for the assassination.

The authorities in Dubai have now identified 26 people whom they allege were involved in the assassination. They are said to have carried fake passports in the names of British, Irish, French, Australian and German citizens. It is reported that 12 British, six Irish, three French, one German and three Australian passports were used.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I think this Israeli "Charlie Foxtrot" may be one reason the "Al Qaeda Terrorists" (nudge-nudge, wink-wink, Say no more!) did not attack the Olympics!

Mar 02 08:15

Germany’s Top Court Overturns Anti-Terrorism Data Law

Germany’s highest court overturned a two-year-old anti-terrorism law that requires telecommunications providers such as Deutsche Telekom AG to store Internet and phone data for six months, saying the rules violate privacy.

Mar 02 08:14

The Fall of Greece

For Europe’s poorest countries, European Union membership has long held out the promise of tranquil prosperity. The current Greek financial crisis ought to dispel some of their illusions.

There are two strikingly significant levels to the current crisis. While primarily economic, the European Economic Community also claims to be a community, based on solidarity -- the sisterhood of nations and brotherhood of peoples. However, the economic deficit is nothing compared to the human deficit it exposes.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

In other words, as long as the member states of the EU were cash cows, the EU welcomed the, but now that hard times have hit, the favor is not to be returned!

Mar 02 08:02

BMO reports $657-million profit in for first quarter

Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) had a $657-million profit in its latest financial quarter as revenue increased by 24 per cent from a year earlier, with its Canadian operations providing much of the lift.

BMO's overall revenue in the three months ended Jan. 31 increased by $583 million from the comparable period a year before, rising to $3.02 billion - in line with analyst estimates.

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It's "nice" to know the banks are doing well :-|

Mar 02 07:49

The Moral Problem of Neocons like Bunning Who Love to Cut Off Poor Peoples' Living

The problem with neocons is that they think 'civilization' ENDS at the threshold of the "free market" (right wing code for the "economic law of the jungle: the predatory cult of enriching oneself at others' expense")

These people who exhalt themselves and denigrate others whom they disdainfully call 'bums' and speak of the meager income the poor may get from the government as "entitlements' (implying that any money the poor get from the government proves they are bums)

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Whereas any money the rich get from the government is called a "bailout" proves they are very clever and worthy of immense bonuses!

Mar 02 07:47

Wall Street rules the American people

Who really governs America? The United States government or the banks? Most believe the government but some say all you have to do is follow the money and you will see that Wall Street is behind it all.

Mar 02 07:28

US economy may take another hit; California faces bankruptcy questions.

Amid mounting concerns that the debt crisis in Greece could end up impacting the United States, some are saying bigger economic risks actually lie within the country. Californias Governor Schwarzenegger is facing mounting debt and has been forced into major budget cuts.

Mar 02 07:18

USPS to propose 5-day mail schedule, major cuts

The U.S. Postal Service plans to propose Tuesday an adjusted mail service schedule, which will likely cut Saturday delivery. The agency will also suggest closing some branches and expanding its use of self-service kiosks in grocery stores and other popular retail spots, as part of its effort to work its way out of a mountain of debt...

Mar 02 06:46

2010 Brings First Tornado-Free February

While the so-called Snowmageddon and Snowicane tm blizzards that book-ended the month got much of the nation's attention, not a single tornado was reported in the United States during February 2010.

According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), no tornadoes were reported last month.

"It's a phenomenal feat that we went a month without a tornado," said AccuWeather.com Expert Senior Meteorologist Henry Margusity.

If the statistic stands, it would be the first tornado-free February in at least 60 years.

Mar 02 06:38

Coldest winter for more than 30 years... but Met Office defends its long range forecast

Perhaps someone should ask workers at the Met Office to take a rain check on their optimism.

After predicting just a 20 per cent chance of a colder than average winter, they were left embarrassed again when official figures revealed it was the coldest for more than 30 years.

Temperatures in December, January and February struggled to stay above zero, with the UK's average a chilly 1.5c (35f), making it the deepest freeze since 1978-79.

And in Scotland and Northern Ireland it was the coldest winter since 1962-63.

Mar 02 06:36

Drivers face fine for leaving engines running while parked... because it harms environment

Drivers who leave their car engines running while their car is parked face being fined as part of a new town hall initiative.

North Lincolnshire Council will issue £20 tickets to ‘irresponsible drivers who are not considering the environment’.

They say it will help reduce carbon dioxide emissions and tackle climate change.

Mar 02 06:33

UK to kill off Internet cafes

THE GLORIOUS BRITISH GOVERNMENT, upon which the sun finally set almost 100 years ago, has decided that having open WiFi networks is bad for the general population and it wants them all shut off.

Mar 02 02:42

IS IT TIME FOR REVOLUTION?

Despite the big talk of revolution, there is little possibility for successful military insurrection for a long time to come. The real danger now is that through violence unstable people or groups may give ADL, the Department of Homeland Security, liberal media and Obama Democrats exactly what they want: confirmation that the tea party and far right are not only potential but actual domestic terrorists. The government response will be martial law, oppressive directives and legislation much further stripping us of freedom.

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