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June 8, 2010

Jun 08 14:21

Two More Gulf Spills?

That would mean there are potentially two other operations in the Gulf leaking oil. So just how common are such leaks? The sad reality is, we really don't know.

Jun 08 14:11

War Whores Say: Dead Osama bin Laden and top aides are hiding in Sabzevar, Iran

DEBKAfile — a propaganda spigot that has known connections to Mossad -- reports that Weekend at Bernie bin Laden (you know, the guy that died back in Dec '01 as reported in all media around the world except the US media controlled concentration camp) has been hiding in Iran for the past 5 years under full Iranian protection (I know, I know, but try convincing Fox’s sheeple brigade that it’s pure bull shinto). To make it worse, Turkey's Erdogan (Israel’s enemy du jour given his firm stand on the flotilla massacre) is also said to be in cahoots. The stage is set: A blanket blitz of Tora Bora II...

Jun 08 12:58

Roger Waters sings for Gaza

"Over the new year 2009-2010, an international group of 1500 men and women from 42 nations went to Egypt to join a Freedom March to Gaza. They did this to protest the current blockade of Gaza. To protest the fact that the people of Gaza live in a virtual prison. To protest the fact that a year after the terror attack by Israeli armed forces destroyed most of their homes, hospitals, schools, and other public buildings, they have no possibility to rebuild because their borders are closed. The would be Freedom Marchers wanted to peacefully draw attention to the predicament of the Palestinian population of Gaza. The Egyptian government, (funded to the tune of $2.1 billion a year, by us, the US tax payers), would not allow the marchers to approach Gaza. How lame is that? And how predictable!

Jun 08 12:37

Lincoln trying to convince voters 'incumbent' not a dirty word

Good luck Lincoln..



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Jun 08 12:23

USS Liberty, a US/Israeli planned false flag attack

Tuesday, June 8, 2010
The USS Liberty, a flubbed-up false flag
June 8, 1967
"We are not going to War over a Bunch of Dead Sailors"
By Deanna Spingola
Apparently, Operation Cyanide included an Israeli war against Egypt in order to depose Gamal Abdul Nasser, a purported Soviet puppet. U.S. intelligence and military specialists were sent to Israel months before to plan and prepare for the operation. The operation was an agreement between Johnson and Israel during which the USS Liberty was supposed to be sunk, along with all of her crew. When Israel's attack failed to sink the ship, the game plan changed which included an apology from Israel and a phony cover story.

Jun 08 12:21

Videos deepen mystery over Iran nuclear scientist Amiri

The Iranian government says it has evidence that one of its nuclear scientists was abducted and is being held in the US against his will.

Shahram Amiri disappeared a year ago while on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

A video broadcast by Iranian TV purports to show Mr Amiri saying he was kidnapped and is living in Arizona.

Hours later, another video posted on YouTube appeared to show the scientist saying he was happy in America. The US denied abducting him.

Jun 08 12:20

Palestine- An Israeli dumping ground for radioactive/toxic waste

We have seen the decades of suffering by the Palestinian people at the hands of the apartheid government of Israel and yet little has been said about another unseen problem that lies buried beneath the ground.

Over a long period of time the Israeli Government has secretly been dumping highly radioactive waste from their Dimona Nuclear Facility on Palestinian land. What is ironic is the basis as to why they have dumped their waste at such locations.

Jun 08 12:17

China finally Learns the Truth about the Jews

Until recently, the notion that Jews and money were inseparable carried no anti-Semitic undertone in the country, but a relatively new book called “Currency Wars” threatens to change all that.

The book’s author, Song Hongbing, claims that behind world-changing events like the battle of Waterloo, Adolf Hitler’s rise to power, President Kennedy’s assassination, and the deep recession in Asia during the 1990s stood an intricate conspiracy aimed at increasing Jews’ wealth and influence.

Song, a Chinese computer engineer and history buff who resides in the United States, writes that almost every defining historical moment has been instigated by Jewish bankers, and mainly the Rothschild family, which Song says dominates the global banking system, including the US Federal Reserve System.



Jun 08 12:16

Student loan market created a tuition bubble rivaling the housing bubble. When banks and government subsidize markets the average American gets an education in debt serfdom. For profit schools dominate the Pell Grant market.

Jun 08 12:02

OBAMA DESPERATELY SEARCHING FOR A SACRIFICIAL LAMB!

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Make no mistake, Obama could care less about the oil disaster. The real issue is that the nation is falling apart and Obama is taking the blame. Yes, the disasters were long in coming and cross all party boundaries, but Obama got that center seat by promising to change the course of the nation and he did not. The people of the United States have a long list of people in dire need of a good tarring and feathering and Obama knows he is in the number one slot.

So, he is looking for a scapegoat, more to thew point a human sacrifice that can be burned alive at the stake in the town square to quell the screaming and angry mob.

Jun 08 11:47

New media filling news void

“Citizen reporting is changing the game. People are no longer waiting for information to come from the top. Information is not going into a black hole.”

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Jun 08 11:41

Pelosi Heckled At DC Event Over Lack Of Federal Funding

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Actually, if you read the update at bottom, Pelosi was heckled for being pro-Israel. And this is what we should all do whenever one of Israel's bitches gets up to speak. The time has come to remind these whores that no government can serve two masters, and a government that serves Israel cannot serve the American people.



Jun 08 11:37

Israel 's Crimes Against Humanity

One more time, within less than one week, and despite all the international condemnations and mass protests all over the entire globe, Israelis had, with their snobby noses and raised middle fingers towards the world, broke the international laws in a flagrant provoking challenge to the international humanitarian collective consciousness by attacking the humanitarian aid ship “Rachel Corrie”, stole the ship's humanitarian contents, and dragged the ship and its humanitarian activist to Israel in an act of kidnapping piracy.

Jun 08 11:21

Genocide is okey: Bildt rejects Israel boycott calls

Sweden will not boycott Israeli goods or break its relations to Israel, foreign minister Carl Bildt has said in a response to opposition demands in a parliamentary debate on the Israeli boarding of the Ship to Gaza aid convoy.

Genocide is our way of life:

Lundin oil sauce...

Jun 08 11:19

Another Gulf oil spill: Well near Deepwater Horizon has leaked since at least April 30

The Deepwater Horizon is not the only well leaking oil into the Gulf of Mexico for the last month.

A nearby drilling rig, the Ocean Saratoga, has been leaking since at least April 30, according to a federal document.

While the leak is decidedly smaller than the Deepwater Horizon spill, a 10-mile-long slick emanating from the Ocean Saratoga is visible from space in multiple images gathered by Skytruth.org, which monitors environmental problems using satellites.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Once in an accident, two a coincidence, but three a decayed and neglected infrastructure!

As a side note, some people had pointed to the dumping of oil stocks prior to the Deepwater Horizon explosion as evidence of a conspiracy, but it seems more likely that the sell-off was triggered by the expected publicity fallout from this other lea, which was ultimately overshadowed by the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Jun 08 11:18

New Vatican campaign to clamp down on 'liberal opinion'

VATICAN investigators to Ireland appointed by Pope Benedict XVI are to clamp down on liberal secular opinion in an intensive drive to re-impose traditional respect for clergy, according to informed sources in the Catholic Church.

The nine-member team led by two cardinals will be instructed by the Vatican to restore a traditional sense of reverence among ordinary Catholics for their priests, the Irish Independent has learned.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Just as Israel's absence of remorse for the attack on the aid flotilla is driving world anger towards Israel, it is the Vatican's obvious cover-up and obfuscation of the wide-spread child molestation in its own ranks that has destroyed the church's credibility. Trust and respect arrive on foot but depart on horseback. No amount of preaching at the masses (i.e. threatening them with hellfire and damnation if they do not believe as they are ordered to believe) can rebuild that trust any time soon, and the mere attempt shows a total absence of respect by the church leaders for their congregations.




Jun 08 10:56

Rabbi Who Recorded Helen Thomas Now Suffers From His Own Viral Video Past

Welcome to the second chapter of the story of Rabbi David Nesenoff. America first got to know this man as the guy who recorded Helen Thomas on his flip-cam saying what many believed to be offensive comments regarding Jews. But just just as a pendulum swings both ways, the nature of viral video swings back to reveal Mr. Nesenoff in what many will surely see as an offensive and stereotypical portrayal of Mexican-Americans in a hackneyed weatherman shtick.

Jun 08 10:54

US cruise missile parts found in Yemeni village where 52 died

A US cruise missile armed with cluster ammunition was used in an attack in Yemen in December which resulted in the deaths of 52 people, more than half of them women and children, according to a human rights watchdog.

Jun 08 10:37

Israel Set to Steal Lebanese Gas.

Another episode of the conflict taking place between Lebanon and the Israeli enemy seems to begin.

However, this episode is unique and very different from all previous ones.

After occupying the land and detaining the men, Israel is now seeking to steal the Lebanese gas!



Jun 08 10:35

Minister Ya'alon says Navy raid a failure

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Strategic Affairs Moshe Ya'alon admitted on Tuesday that last week's deadly commando raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla was a failure, saying that "in a place where citations should have been given, someone failed to prepare a standard operating procedure."

Speaking during a meeting with council heads from the Likud party, Ya'alon said that "the decision was right, but there is room for improvement –and I am not going to elaborate."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

One has to wonder if what Deputy Prime Minister considers to be the "room for improvement" would have been the killing of every humanitarian aid worker on every ship in the flotilla.

Jun 08 10:32

Teachers Encourage Kids to Work to Donate to Teachers

Her daughter came home from school with instructions to “accomplish chores around the house with the goal of being paid by me for those chores the sum of $20,” Wellington wrote on her blog. “She would then have to hand the full $20 over to the school to make up for the shortfall in their overall budget.”

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Jun 08 10:30

Mystery Crop Damage Threatens Hundreds Of Acres

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Someone drop a test tube over at the genetics lab?

Jun 08 10:30

Erdogan, Putin: Israel won’t get our gas

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that they don’t plan to export natural gas to Israel via a new pipeline to Turkey.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Turkey and Russia just got Israel where it's really going to hurt: right in the wallet of Israel's corporate businesses!

Mike comment: Not so. The US government guarantees Israel's oil and gas supplies even if it causes shortages to the American people.



Jun 08 10:28

The Real Threat Aboard the Freedom Flotilla

Israel’s violent attack on the Freedom Flotilla carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza shocked the world.

Hijacking boats in international waters and killing passengers is, of course, a serious crime.

But the crime is nothing new. For decades, Israel has been hijacking boats between Cyprus and Lebanon and killing or kidnapping passengers, sometimes holding them hostage in Israeli prisons.

Israel assumes that it can commit such crimes with impunity because the United States tolerates them and Europe generally follows the U.S.’s lead.

Jun 08 10:26

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

My heart wanted to ask her: What will it take for Jews to say, Enough!

Webmaster's Commentary: 

What will it take for Americans to say, Enough!

Jun 08 10:25

BP 'manipulating search results' on Google following oil spill

BP is being accused of trying to manipulate the search results on sites like Google and Yahoo, as it attempts to salvage its battered image following the oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico.

The company is purchasing terms such as “oil spill”, “Deepwater Horizon” and “Gulf of Mexico”, so that when a user types these words into the search engines, the results prominently feature a “sponsored link” to BP’s official page on its response to the spill.

Critics have described BP’s move as unethical. Maureen Mackey, a writer on the Fiscal Times, an online news site, said: “What it effectively does is that it bumps down other legitimate news and opinion pieces that are addressing the spill... and \[BP are\] paying big money for that.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Unflipping believable.

Jun 08 10:24

BP Indirectly Funded Rahm Emanuel's Rent-Free (and Tax-Free) Use of Capitol Hill Townhouse

Now, we learn the details of a connection of Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago mayoral wannabe, current Obama chief of staff, ex-representative, ex-Clinton money man and ex-Windy City political machine go-fer.

Shortly after Obama's happy inaugural, eyebrows rose slightly upon word that, as a House member, Emanuel had lived the last five years rent-free in a D.C. apartment of Democratic colleague Rep. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and her husband, Stanley Greenberg.

For an ordinary American, that would likely raise some obvious tax liability questions. But like Emanuel, the guy overseeing the IRS now is another Obama insider, Tim Geithner, who had his own outstanding tax problems but skated through confirmation anyway by the Democratic-controlled Congress. ...



Jun 08 10:24

'Israel may have ordered Kurdish terror attack'

One of most important newspapers in Turkey says intelligence services looking into suspicions that bombing on same day of deadly Navy raid was 'message to Ankara'

Jun 08 10:22

BP accused of judge-shopping for seeking Republican judge to handle lawsuits

BP has been accused of “judge shopping” after pushing for a specific judge in Houston, Texas — the centre of America’s oil and gas industry — to handle the lawsuits against it.

In a move condemned yesterday by several legal experts as indicative of corporate arrogance but defended by others as accepted tactical manoeuvring, the British energy group has filed papers requesting that all pre-trial matters in litigation relating to the Deepwater Horizon disaster be assigned to US District Judge Lynn Hughes.

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Imagine my (absence of) surprise.

Jun 08 10:10

Reflections by a Former US Marine on the Mavi Marmara

Participating in the Freedom Flotilla is like a family reunion to me. It is my long lost family whose conscience is their guide, who have shed the fear, who act with humanity.

The Israeli prostitutes of propaganda can spew all of their disgusting bile all they wish, the commandos are the murderers, we are the defenders, and yet we fought. We fought not just for our lives, not just for our cargo, not just for the people of Palestine, we fought in the name of justice and humanity. We were right to do so, in every way.

Jun 08 10:10

San Fransisco Jews Threaten Women in Black



Jun 08 10:08

ANTI ZIONIST DEMONSTRATORS THREATENED IN SAN FRANCISCO

Their silent, dignified march was greeted by members of StandWithUs/SF Voice for Israel and other affiliates who called them “kapos” (concentration camp prisoners who carried out Nazi orders on other prisoners) and suggested that Israel should “sink the next flotilla with you on it.” One man made repeated explicit threats against the peace activists and their families and used a camera to take pictures. No one from StandWithUs/SF Voice for Israel intervened.

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All that are missing are the brown shirts!

Jun 08 10:08

IAEA meeting to discuss Israel

The United Nations nuclear agency is expected to discuss Israel's nuclear capabilities at its board of governors meeting in the Austrian capital, Vienna.

It is the first time since 1991 that Israel's nuclear issue is included in the five-day meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which began on Monday.

Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher, reporting from Vienna, said an 18-country bloc led by the Arab nations had been pushing for the discussion.

"It's regarded as a bit of a coup that they managed after 19 years of trying to get a discussion about Israel's nuclear capability," he said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

We'll see if this dialogue actually takes place. But if it does, it will be a positive step forward.

And hopefully, it will wake the American public up to the reality that ever since the Symington Amendment was passed, every single cent of US aid to Israel has been given to Israel illegally.

The Symington Amendment stipulates that the US cannot give any aid to any foreign country which has nuclear weapons, but refuses to become a signatory to the NNPT, and allow inspections of its weapons program.

Israel has nuclear weapons, refuses to sign the NNPT, and refuses inspections of their nuclear facilities, unlike Iran.

Jun 08 10:07

ENTRIES IN THE ‘CREATE A NEW ISRAELI FLAG CONTEST’

Jun 08 10:05

CHUTZPAH OF THE WEEK ~~ ISRAEL BEGGING FOR MORE BOMBS

Israel recently approached the United States with new requests for security-related purchases, Haaretz has learned. The requests included Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM ) bombs for the Israel Air Force, as well as a significant expansion of the emergency stores held by the U.S. army in Israel.

The Israeli requests were brought up during recent visits to Washington by Defense Minister Ehud Barak and director-general of the Defense Ministry, Udi Shani, and in conversations with senior administration and Congress officials.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"We used up a lot of bullets killing your guy!"



Jun 08 10:04

ISRAEL RESPONDS TO THE PHOTOS THEY DIDN’T WANT YOU TO SEE

Published by the Turkish daily Hurriyet on Sunday, one set pictures apparently show Mavi Marmara passengers protecting and administering medical aid to injured Israeli soldiers. In one image, a Turkish volunteer wraps his arm around the shoulder of an Israeli commando in fatigues and raises his other arm to stop a photographer from taking pictures.

Jun 08 10:01

The Ambush of Helen Thomas

Outrage! About what? A journalist is suddenly approached on the sidewalk by two high school students who say they’re asking everybody today if they have comments about Israel. (Might I ask: Why did this happen in the first place? Was this for a school project? Are there other filmed interviews young Adam would like to share, to prove that he and his friend were really fact “asking everybody” and not just Helen?)

“Tell them to get the hell out of Palestine.” This was obviously a totally spontaneous statement, and could mean simply, “Tell them to withdraw from the occupied territories, as demanded by the entire world.”

Jun 08 09:58

Turkey to cancel defense agreements with Israel after flotilla attack

A senior government official has said that Turkey is set to cancel military agreements with Israel following the killings of nine Turks on May 31 in an Israeli commando raid on the Mavi Marmara, part of a six-vessel convoy that set out to challenge the blockade of the Gaza Strip.

Jun 08 09:57

CIA Goes 14 Months without Internal Watchdog

More than a year after the CIA's inspector general stepped down, frustrated members of Congress are urging the White House to fill the internal watchdog position that was central in uncovering abuses inside the spy agency.



Jun 08 09:56

Rep. King To President: Back Israel

There was a harsh blast of President Barack Obama's Israel policy on Monday from Congressman Peter King.

He's introducing a resolution to force the president to support Israel's naval blockade of Gaza.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

No government can serve two masters, and a government that serves Israel cannot serve the American people. A friend to Israel is no friend of America.

America needs leaders who will put America first, second, and third.

The voters need to inform Peter King just which nation he is supposed to be working for!

Jun 08 09:56

A Week of Tragedies Open Letter to Prime Minister David Cameron

Two days before the Cumbria tragedy, twenty eight Britons were caught up in a "random act of killing", piracy, hi-jacking and kidnapping, on the ship Mavi Marmara, in an illegal act of enormity, on the high seas, in international waters. "Terrible events", indeed.

A known nine people were killed, though the number is thought to be higher. Up to sixty were injured, some seriously. The Britons, with six hundred and seventy eight others, from nearly forty countries, were abducted by armed personnel, from a total of six vessels.

In Cumbria, you expressed concern at those with "terrible facial injuries" and commented on their "bravery." The killer, you learned, appeared to have deliberately aimed at the victims heads.

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The stench of the hypocracy demonstrated by both the US and UK response to the Israeli flotilla massacre is downright vomit-inducing.

Jun 08 09:53

‘If it has nothing to hide, Israel should agree to probe on ship raid’

In strongly worded remarks, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davuto?lu has stated that Turkey will not let Israel get away with the killing of nine activists on a Gaza-bound aid ship by Israeli commandos, reiterating Ankara's stance that the issue is between Israel and the conscience of the international community.

Jun 08 09:52

Ankara presses for CICA to condemn Israel’s attack on aid flotilla

A summit held in ?stanbul on the occasion of Turkey taking over the term presidency of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) from Kazakhstan coincided with the host country's intensified efforts to internationalize condemnation of the May 31 Israeli raid on an aid flotilla in the eastern Mediterranean that led to the deaths of nine peace activists.



Jun 08 09:46

Queen Rania of Jordan: Hardliners are now the face of Israel

The attack stunned the world because of its blatant and absurd disregard for anything resembling international law, human rights, and diplomatic norms. Its glaring outrageousness stunned, but didn't surprise, me. It cannot be viewed in isolation. It is another upshot of a dogma long fermenting on Israel's political landscape.

Jun 08 09:40

BP suffers $1bn setback in Siberia

The political storm engulfing BP intensified yesterday as the group came under renewed pressure on its Russian front.

Gazprom, the Kremlin-controlled gas monopoly, has raised new questions over the future of a giant gasfield in Siberia controlled by the British group’s Russian joint venture TNK-BP.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The pipeline catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico is going to have governments around the world re-think their relationship with BP.

Jun 08 09:37

LIVE VIDEO FROM DEEPWATER HORIZON WELL HEAD

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Looks like the leakage is getting worse.

Jun 08 09:36

Depression, PTSD plague many Iraq vets

Up to 31 percent of soldiers returning from combat in Iraq experience depression or post-traumatic stress disorder that affects their jobs, relationships, or home life, according to a new study by Army researchers.

For as many as 14 percent of these veterans, depression and PTSD cause severe problems in their daily life. These problems are often accompanied by alcohol misuse and aggressive behavior, the study found.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Unfortunately, despite all the military propaganda to the contrary, it is very likely that these people suffering from depression and PTSD have had that bitter moment of clarity in which they realize that the US was not on the right side of history in the invasion and occupation of both Iraq and Afghanistan.



Jun 08 09:31

We Bought The Bullets

The bullets used to kill 19-year-old Furkan Dogan, a Turkish-American college student born in Troy, New York, were fired by soldiers in a foreign army -- but they were paid for with money extorted from U.S. taxpayers.

A post-mortem documented that Dogan was shot four times in the head and once in the chest by the commandos of Unit 13, which assaulted the humanitarian flotilla attempting to break the Israeli government's blockade of Gaza. Dogan was one of nine Turkish nationals killed in the attack.

Of the incident in which this young American citizen was murdered, Vice President Biden -- an infinitely self-replenishing Artesian gusher of unfiltered foolishness -- had this to say: "What's the big deal here?"

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This kid was an American of Turkish ancestry.

The Bushbama administration (as there is very little daylight between the Bush and Obama administration on foreign policy, particularly when it comes to Israel) knew precisely what was going to happen with this flotilla, and simply allowed it to happen, including the hijacking of an American ship in international waters.

This massacre brought two issues into very sharp focus.

First, the immoral and inhumane siege of Gaza, which is causing untold physical and emotional suffering to its people, particularly to infants, children, and the medically fragile. With Egypt having just now opened its borders indefinitely, this will be somewhat remediated, but much damage has already been done against the most helpless of Gazan citizens.

And second, that the US is not at all in charge of its foreign policy; it is Israel which has total control over US foreign policy.

If you don't believe that, take a look at the words and actions of Congressmen to defend Israel after the massacre, including those of Vice-President Biden himself.

One has to wonder just what kind of power Israel holds over the US Congress to make certain that Israel is defended by Congress, no matter how horrific the action, like this massacre, or Operation Cast Lead.

Jun 08 09:26

Lebanon may abstain from UN vote on Iran, sources say

Lebanon, a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, might abstain from voting on a US-led resolution to impose new sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program, a Lebanese governmental source said Tuesday.

"Lebanon's decision to abstain is to avoid any domestic bickering since there are groups in the country loyal to Iran," the government source - who requested anonymity - said.

The source was referring to the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah, which currently hold seats in the parliament and has two ministers in the Lebanese cabinet.

Jun 08 09:24

Israel lambasted at Turkey summit as Putin condemns Gaza raid

Jun 08 09:20

Israel demands more US military aid

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"We used up a lot of bullets attacking your people in international waters!"


Thanks to those who just chipped in. We are good until July 1!!


Jun 08 09:19

Israel Is Fueling Anti-Americanism among US Allies

The attack in the international waters of the Mediterranean in the early hours of May 31 by an elite force of the Israeli navy on the Turkish – flagged Mavi Marmara civilian ferry crammed with more than 700 international activists, including several Americans, carrying 100 tonnes of cargo including concrete, medicines and children’s toys, and leading five smaller vessels of the Free Gaza Flotilla, which left eight Turks and a U.S.

Jun 08 09:16

Norwegian oil company struggles to normalize pressure at oil rig

Last Thursday, Norwegian oil company Statoil partly evacuated the Gullfaks oil rig off the western coast after unexpected fluctuations in pressure were encountered while drilling.

The company said all 89 non-essential workers were taken off the rig as a precaution, while the other workers remained to normalize well pressure.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Another "Balrog" about to blow?

UPDATE: NOrway has just put all deep water drilling on hold.

Jun 08 09:13

Pakistan PM Claims US Abandoned Demands to ‘Do More’

The announcement comes less than two weeks after the US was said to have given Pakistan an ultimatum, demanding that they launch an invasion of North Waziristan and other regions “within weeks.”

The US has regularly demanded such invasions, and usually gotten its way in the end. The latest demands were seen as a default response to the failed Times Square bombing.

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The Pakistani government understands that to attempt to launch a military attack against North Waziristan, and other tribal areas, is to risk a backlash against an already despised government which government troops would be very hard-pressed to contain.

From the perspective of many Pakistanis, their government has launched a war against its own people, rather than fix the fundamental problems of corruption and poverty; those core issues of corruption and poverty can ultimately not only make insurgency appear attractive, but also to be the only practical response left.

They see the US as the principal enabler of this Pakistani government, and see the US as truly "the enemy", dropping terror from the skies in the form of drone attacks.

Jun 08 09:07

Capitalism in the dock as Kerviel goes on trial

Rogue trader Jérôme Kerviel is on trial. The case for the defence: the insanity of global banking culture. John Lichfield reports

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It is not capitalism on trial but corruption and recklessness and governments asleep at the regulatory switch.



Jun 08 09:06

Power and Water Problems Loom for Florida as Oil Threat Lurks Off Shore

Jun 08 09:05

GM lobby helped draw up crucial report on Britain's food supplies

Email trail shows how biotech group helped watchdog to draw up analysis of GM crops ... and prompted two advisers to quit

Jun 08 09:04

Mutant cows die in GM trial

Genetically modified cows were born with ovaries that grew so large they caused ruptures and killed the animals.

The bungled experiment happened during a study by AgResearch scientists at Ruakura, Hamilton, to find human fertility treatments through GM cows' milk.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Our bad. Sorry!"

Jun 08 08:58

IDF Beatings, Abuse, Doctored Evidence Emerge

Although Israel successfully controlled news of its deadly commando raid on the Free Gaza (FG) flotilla during the first crucial 48 hours of media coverage, emerging evidence from witnesses and survivors is challenging the Israeli government’s version of events.

These include claims of medical treatment being withheld; beatings and abuse of passengers who never resisted; and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) doctoring audio and selectively editing videos.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is standard operating procedure for the IDF against Palestinians and international protesters against the siege; this time, however, they got caught, big-time.

This story is not going away any time soon., no matter how large a "flotilla" of politicians and PR cons Israel sends out across the planet to defend the absolutely indefensible.

Jun 08 08:50

Current Oil Spill Images

Jun 08 08:48

Sanctions against Iran agreed upon: source

U.N. sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program have been "completely agreed upon", a Russian source close to Security Council talks told reporters on Tuesday.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"...completely agreed upon...", says that Greek, Anonymous!

Were I a betting person, I would not bet that China would be on board with these sanctions, in light of the fact that the Chinese government has stated emphatically that diplomacy, not sanctions, was the intelligent way forward, and also due to the fact that China is Iran's number-one trading partner.

Jun 08 08:47

Speeches at Gaza Flotilla demonstration: 5 June 2010

On 5 June 2010, 20,000 protestors marched to the Israeli Embassy in London to protest against Israel's attack on a peaceful flotilla bringing aid to Gaza, shich left nine humanitarian activists dead. Speakers at the demonstration rally included George Galloway, film maker Ken Loach, flotilla survivors Sarah Colborne and Kevin Ovenden, Salma Jaqoob and Caroline Lucas MP. The videos below of speeches at the rally were filmed by Fourman Films.

Jun 08 08:45

Osama bin Laden and top aides are hiding in Sabzevar, Iran

Osama bin Laden's hiding place was pinned down for the first time Monday, June 7, by the Kuwaiti Al-Siyassa Monday, June 7, as the mountainous town of Savzevar in the northeastern Iranian province of Khorasan, 220 km west of Mashhad. He is said to have lived there under Tehran's protection for the last five years, along with Ayman Al-Zawahiri and five other high-ranking al Qaeda leaders.

***THE TIMING IS JUST IMPECCABLE***

Jun 08 08:45

BP Buys 'Oil' Search Terms to Redirect Users to Official Company Website

BP, the very company responsible for the oil spill that is already the worst in U.S. history, has purchased several phrases on search engines such as Google and Yahoo so that the first result that shows up directs information seekers to the company's official website.

Jun 08 08:43

PRESS TV: International Lawyer Franklin Lamb on Gaza Peace Flotilla Legal Rights

Dr. Franklin Lamb says that the Gaza flotilla survivors can certainly take legal action in their own countries. The family of the American who was murdered can sue Israel under the Federal Tort Claims Act – this will allow the family to use American Federal Court.
He added, cases may be brought against Israel for murder,

Continue reading:

http://mycatbirdseat.com/2010/06/press-tv-international-lawyer-frankli...

Jun 08 08:43

Army plans $100 millon Afghanistan special ops HQ

The Army is planning to spend as much as $100 million to expand its Special Operations headquarters in northern Afghanistan, evidence of its increasing reliance on covert operations.

The project is one of many in the Obama administration, as it seeks billions in budget increases to counter expanded terror threats from abroad. It also comes as thousands of U.S. troops arrive in Afghanistan as part of President Barack Obama's ordered buildup.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

One has to wonder how much that one hundred million could do here at home to improve our country's crumbling infrastructure.

However, looking at the size of this investment, it is pretty safe to say that the US is never leaving Afghanistan.

Jun 08 08:39

More than 5,000 Palestinians cross newly opened Gaza-Egypt border

More than 5,000 Palestinians have crossed the border between Gaza and Egypt since the Egyptian president ordered it opened eight days ago, border security sources said on Tuesday.

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak opened the crossing in the border town of Rafah in response to Israel's raid on an aid flotilla bound for the besieged Gaza Strip, which left nine activists dead.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This could possibly be seen as a calculated election year ploy by Mubarak, (Egyptian Parliamentary elections will be held in October of this year) as the lot of the average Egyptian hasn't really gotten very much better under his watch.

However, whatever the reason, I am very glad Mubarak did this, and it sends a very strong and courageous message both to Israel and the rest of the world: the siege of Gaza is all but over.

Jun 08 08:38

Autopsy Shows Israel Executed Wounded, Worse Than Munich 1972

Israel executed wounded, abused corpses and emptied automatic weapons into bodies at point blank range. These were the acts of brutal animals, not humans. Israel has bred a generation of monsters. Israel has an obsession with monsters, the gollum, the sickness of the soul that has driven every nation that has embraced belief over humanity and myth over truth. Israel is and has always been a nation of contradictions, the best and brightest sometimes led by the worlds worst con men, chiselers, torturers and yes, the exact same people the holocaust tells of.

Jun 08 08:33

Israeli Troops Issue 10-day Eviction Orders To Palestinians In Jordan Valley

Five Palestinian families in the Jordan Valley, in the eastern part of the West Bank, received eviction orders from the Israeli military on Sunday, just days after Israeli settlers set up an illegal outpost on the families’ land and took over a water well in the area. The eviction orders told the families to vacate their homes and land within ten days so that Israeli troops could occupy it.

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Jun 08 08:29

ISRAEL TRIES TO PLANT WEAPONS ON SEIZED TURKISH SHIP TO JUSTIFY MURDERS

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This was expected. Israel is trying to float a trial balloon claiming they found massive amounts of military weapons on board the seized Turkish ships, forgetting that the ship and its cargoes were inspected numerous times in the various ports the ships visited on their way to Gaza. Note that they admit the YouTube video of weapons is not dated. Like the doctored audio tape, this is just another Israeli "bay way of deception" propaganda stunt.

UPDATE: The video that is being shown as being weapons found on board the humanitarian aid fleet has been identified as video actually shot during the seizure of the MV Francop in 2009.

Jun 08 08:28

Gates expects UN sanctions on Iran adopted 'very soon'

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday he expects new United Nations sanctions on Iran over its atomic programme to be agreed "very soon".

Speaking hours before the UN Security Council was set to resume to discuss a draft resolution, he said it was not too late to prevent Iran from securing a nuclear bomb.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Memo to SecDef Gates:

1. Iran doesn't have a weapons program: it is developing a power station, with which Russia has provided technical assistance.

2. Do you really think that China, Iran's number-one trading partner, is going to go along with these sanctions?

Jun 08 08:25

United Nations' credability going down in flames today.

Jun 08 08:24

No letup in Marine attempted suicides

Marines are trying to kill themselves at a record pace this year despite a 2009 program aimed at stemming the problem, according to Marine Corps data.

Eighty-nine Marines tried to commit suicide through May, most commonly by overdose or lacerations, according to statistics and the Marine Corps suicide prevention program officer, Navy Cmdr. Aaron Werbel. At that rate, there could be more than 210 attempted suicides this year.

There were a record 164 attempted suicides in 2009.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

One has to wonder if, at least for some of these marines, they experienced a terrible moment of clarity in the recognition of the fact that, with these wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the US is absolutely not on the right side of history.

Jun 08 08:22

Gaza blockade is inflammatory, says UN

The UN's humanitarian chief, John Holmes, has described Israel's blockade of Gaza as "inflammatory" and devastating.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Nice words. Gonna do anything about it? Or is the United Nations going to roll over and pretend everything is fine like they did after Israel targeted UN facilities in Gaza and Lebanon? Israel has never complied with the two conditions attached to their membership at the UN. Isn't it time to kick Israel out for not playing by the rules everyone else does?

Or is Israel the real core of the One World Government, because the United Nations certainly seems to treat them like they are!

Jun 08 08:19

Obama to reopen waters for shallow water drilling

Facing an angry tsunami from oil companies, oil company employees and oil company servicers in the Gulf Coast, the Obama Administration is set to quickly reopen drilling sites in the Gulf.

The Administration will release new safety requirements in the wake of a massive BP oil spill. After a rig blew up and sank in April, a drillhole created by BP began leaking tens of thousands of barrels of oil into the sea off the coast of Louisiana.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

One has to wonder, considering just how "cozy" the oil companies were with the regulators before the BP blow-up, if these regulations will really be strong enough to prevent yet another catastrophe here.

Jun 08 08:19

Security Council frames new Iran sanctions

The United Nations Security Council has agreed on a resolution to impose a new round of sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Remember what I said about it being Israel behind the push for global government rather than the United Nations? Here is more proof. We have the British press releasing documents that prove not only has Israel been in possession of nuclear weapons for some time, but they have so many they were trying to sell some to Apartheid South Africa (who else they sold to remains an unasked question and maybe that is the real reason Helen Thomas was shown the door before she got round to that one). Yet despite the fact that Israel has not signed the NNPT nor allows IAEA inspections (despite numerous requests by the United Nations) the UN has not taken up the issue of Israel's unsupervised nuclear arsenal.

Then there is the attack on the aid fleet in international waters, which while it did provoke a lot of impolite noises from the United Nations, was halted in its tracks by the usual United States veto.

So here we are a week later; the bodies of the slain aid workers are in the ground and the United Nations is back on track trying to legitimize yet another United States invasion of yet another nation that Israel hates, justifying it with the same old lies about a non-existent nuclear threat from a nation that has not attacked us, or indeed anyone for two hundred years.

So, you tell me; who ACTS like they are the center of the New World Order?

Jun 08 08:18

"We are not going to War over a Bunch of Dead Sailors"

On May 23, according to instructions from the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Cyrus R. Vance, the Liberty, commanded by William L. McGonagle, was directed to the eastern Mediterranean via Rota, Spain and placed under the direction of the Commander-in-Chief, Europe upon its arrival at Rota. [1] Frank Raven, the G Group Chief resisted such a risky move, "The ship will be defenseless out there. If war breaks out, she'll be alone and vulnerable. Either side might start shooting at her...I say the ship should be left where it is...."

Jun 08 08:15

Obama secretly deploys US special forces to 75 countries across world

President Obama has secretly sanctioned a huge increase in the number of US special forces carrying out search-and-destroy missions against al-Qaeda around the world, with American troops now operating in 75 countries.

Jun 08 08:11

“What I Saw That Day…Israel’s June 8th, 1967 Holocaust of US Servicemen Aboard the USS LIBERTY and its Aftermath”

Jun 08 08:11

THERE ARE 3,858 OIL RIG PLATFORMS IN THE GULF OF MEXICO

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Are they all time bombs waiting to go off? Remember, the Deepwater Horizon received a safety award from the US Government before it blew up. Does that mean the other rigs are even more at risk of disaster?

Jun 08 08:03

In Memory of the USS LIBERTY

43 years ago today the Air and Naval forces of the Jewish State deliberately attacked the USS LIBERTY in international waters killing 34 Americans and wounding over 170 others. Today, June 8th, 2010, I am posting in their memory excerpts from the audio version of Phil Tourney’s book about that day and its aftermath entitled “What I Saw That Day.”

Jun 08 07:56

B.C. activist took photos of deadly Gaza flotilla clash

"I saw one die in front of my face," Neish said. "He had a huge hole in his chest and he was struggling to get his breath. I took a picture and he stopped breathing."

Jun 08 07:51

Obama Looking for "Whose Ass To Kick" Tip: Start Looking at Your Own Appointees

Yesterday, President Obama said, I don't just sit around talking to experts because this is a college seminar. We talk to these folks because they have the best answers so I know whose ass to kick. "

Matt Drudge, of the Drudge report used this tough talk to tap the not very far beneath the surface racism of his right wing readers, with the scarey, angry black president headline, ", OBAMA GOES STREET: SEEKING 'ASS TO KICK' ."

But I'm more interested in whose asses he finds. I think he should own up to his own failures first. He should be looking, first, in the White House.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Crumbling roads in the US while US tax dollars build new roads in Israel, collapsing bridges, caved-in mines, blown up oil wells and cracked pipelines, four-day school weeks, lost manufacturing, end of the space program, looted lives... the list is endless. But we can count on the members of Congress and the White House to "Stand by Israel no matter what!" even as Israel attacks US-flagged aid ships and kidnaps and kills Americans in international waters.

In short, the entire Federal Government, subverted by and subservient to a foreign power, has failed in its primary duty of taking care of this nation. If Obama wants to know whose ass to kick, he needs to start at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and work his way outward for about ten miles!

Jun 08 07:27

USS Liberty Veteran Seized by IDF on Gaza Aid Flotilla - June 4, 2010

Jun 08 07:26

Man survives two Israeli attacks

Jun 08 07:19

Jewish Ideology and World Peace by Gilad Atzmon

" …then you must destroy them totally. Make no treaty with them and show them no mercy.” (Deuteronomy 7:1-2)

"…do not leave alive anything that breathes. Completely destroy them…as the Lord your God has commanded you…” (Deuteronomy 20:16)

I think that about sums up Zionist thinking.

Jun 08 06:10

Investment Banker: It’s Going To Get Nasty – Buy Land, Barbed Wire And Guns

Paul Joseph Watson

Tuesday, June 8, 2010
A top investment banker has warned that the economic fallout of the sovereign debt crisis could get so nasty over the next five years that people would be wise to abandon the markets and instead buy land, barbed wire and guns.

With gold smashing through its all time record high this morning on the back of fears over a double dip recession, analysts are turning increasingly bearish on the markets. Anthony Fry, senior managing director at Evercore Partners, told CNBC that the bond markets could turn nasty over the next few months and said that the current problems created by the European debt crisis could be with us for at least five years.

Jun 08 06:07

Afghan war overtakes Vietnam to become the longest conflict in U.S. history

Afghanistan has become the longest conflict in American history - surpassing even the Vietnam war.

The war entered its 104th month yesterday, with 30,000 American troops being deployed in the first half of this year alone.

The last U.S. ground combat soldiers were brought home from Vietnam after 103 months of fighting.

Jun 08 06:05

Sub attack was near US-SKorea drill

Two months after the sinking, U.S. officials for the first time disclosed details of the joint naval exercise held the same day as the attack on the Cheonan. Forty-six South Korean sailors died on the warship, which was not involved in the exercise. It was on routine patrol near disputed waters.

Military officials said the drill could not have detected the North Korean sub. Officials and defense experts said a minisub would have been difficult for even a nearby ship to track in shallow coastal waters.

What surprised experts was that a 130-ton minisub, without warning, could bring down a warship nine or 10 times its size, a power mismatch called asymmetric warfare.

Jun 08 05:59

S Korea's Ship Sinking - Another False Flag?

The incident begs the question as to what Pyongyang could possibly gain from an attack, especially since for years it's wanted a formal end to the Korean War, a lasting peace, and normalization with America and Seoul, despite decades of betrayal and snubs by successive US administrations, Obama no different than his predecessors.

Jun 08 05:51

Senator confirms reports that wellbore is pierced; oil seeping from seabed in multiple places

Senator Bill Nelson was interviewed by Andrea Mitchell this morning on MSNBC and confirmed reports of oil seeping up from additional leak points on the seafloor.

Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL): Andrea we’re looking into something new right now, that there’s reports of oil that’s seeping up from the seabed… which would indicate, if that’s true, that the well casing itself is actually pierced… underneath the seabed. So, you know, the problems could be just enormous with what we’re facing.

Jun 08 05:48

The Cover-up: BP's Crude Politics and the Looming Environmental Mega-Disaster

WMR has been informed by sources in the US Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Florida Department of Environmental Protection that the Obama White House and British Petroleum (BP), which pumped $71,000 into Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign -- more than John McCain or Hillary Clinton, are covering up the magnitude of the volcanic-level oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico and working together to limit BP's liability for damage caused by what can be called a "mega-disaster."

Jun 08 04:10

Poll: Criminaly prosecution of BP for oil spill

Almost two-thirds of Americans agree "strongly" or "somewhat" that the federal government should pursue criminal charges against BP and other companies involved in the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, according to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll.

(*I'm sure the execs at BP are really troubled by this poll .)

Jun 08 01:46

Study: Wind Farms = Bird Killers

A recent study in Klickitat County, Washington shows that active wind farms in Washington and Oregon kill more than 6,500 birds and 3,000 bats annually.

Biologist Orah Zamora works for West, Inc., an ecological field study company, monitors the Windy Flats project, one of the largest wind farms in the United States. Zamora looks for dead birds and bats that have been severed by the spinning blades of the surrounding wind turbines in order to conduct survey's to observe how wind-power development is affecting birds.

"It's like a crime scene, and you try to figure out what happened," said Zamora. "Sometimes it's really obvious because you can see a slice mark."

Jun 08 00:21

Helen Thomas resigned? Nothing surprising here

Debbie Menon

Helen Thomas always asks the right questions! That is why she is known as a “top US journalist.”

Helen Thomas, 89, began her long career with the wire service United Press International in 1943, and started covering the White House in 1960, according to a biography posted on her website. She became a columnist for Hearst in 2000. She (born August 4, 1920) is an American news service reporter, a Hearst News papers columnist, member of the White House Press Corps and author. She served for fifty-seven years as a correspondent and, later, White House bureau chief for United Press International (UPI). Thomas covered 10 U.S. Presidents.

June 7, 2010

Jun 07 23:23

43 years ago Israel Attacked America - And almost to the day have reenacted that Sick Sociopathic Moment

I have not been brought to tears like this, which caught me off guard, since my little 9 year old nephew passed away from a brain tumor this January. I fought during the Cold War in the US Air Force and in US Intelligence under the DCI, but for what, as I see we are letting this war crime go unseen as the cover-up that it is, as these men gave their lives to uphold and protect the Constitution against all enemies, Foreign and Domestic. What happened on this day is a blatant act of Treason.

What happened to the Humanitarian Aid/NATO flagged ships attacked in international waters, as Israeli Commandos murdered by way of targeted assassination of innocents bringing aid into Apartheid Israel is not only a war crime, but a crime against humanity. If you are truly intellectually honest with yourself, you'll come to the same sad conclusion. Your gut knows. [...]

Jun 07 21:43

New NOAA Forecast: Oil spill 35 miles from Tampa Bay area by June 8

By June 8 the outer boundary of the BP oil spill is forecast to be under 40 miles from the Tampa Bay area.

Jun 07 21:03

“Defending your Life” 5-minute video: overcome fear to have the ride of your life

*hyperlinks and video live at source*

Faith in religion or spiritual justice ends fear. When a human being declares a loving God who has command of Life, then there is literally nothing to fear. This is equally true if one declares karma is a law.

Therefore, growing in spiritual strength and eliminating fear go hand-in-hand.

Spiritual strength and embracing factual reality also go hand-in-hand in almost everyone’s vision. I understand the facts I present (among hundreds of writers) shine light upon fear-evoking reality of unlawful US wars and “leaders” who intentionally collapse our economy; conclusions self-evident from this academic paper, “Open proposal to higher education,” and my citizen paper, “Government by dicts.”

Jun 07 18:45

Pain of Gaza exile endures after 43 years

In the Arab world, 1967 is known as the year of the setback - al-Naksa. A year of lost hopes, dreams, land and freedom. It was also the year of my birth. My parents had been married for almost seven years and had three children with a fourth on the way - me.

Jun 07 18:40

James Cameron: US shouldn’t be relying on BP’s underwater intel

James Cameron offered to help BP find a solution to their leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico but the company turned him down. Now the Academy Award-winning director is taking his suggestions directly to the media.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Please remember; even though James Cameron is a director, his brother is a highly respected oceanographer, and I would be willing to bet that they talked extensively about what the possibilities were before he ever went to BP, or went public with to the media.

Jun 07 17:35

White House Blasts Absent Thomas In Today’s Briefing;

(*with everything they never dared say when she was present)

Jun 07 17:10

Senator confirms reports that wellbore is pierced; oil seeping from seabed in multiple places

Senator Bill Nelson was interviewed by Andrea Mitchell this morning on MSNBC and confirmed reports of oil seeping up from additional leak points on the seafloor.

Jun 07 16:43

Doctors 'helped test waterboarding technique on terror suspects in U.S. custody'

Doctors helped to test and refine waterboarding and other interrogation methods on terror suspects in U.S. custody, a prominent physicians group has claimed.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Take two ass-burns and call me in the morning, BWAH HAA HAA HAA HAA!"

Jun 07 16:36

US Navy Veterans Continue to seek Justice for Israeli Attack (2010)

By: Dahr Jamail

On June 8, 1967, while sailing in international waters, the US Navy intelligence ship USS Liberty was attacked by air and naval forces of the state of Israel. Of the Liberty’s crew of 294, more than half were killed or wounded. More than 40 years later, survivors are still seeking justice.

The Israeli forces attacked with full knowledge that the Liberty was an American ship, yet survivors have been forbidden to tell their story under oath to the American public.....

Jun 07 16:32

CLINTON GETS BITCH-SLAPPED

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The US Government has destroyed its own credibility by being Israel's whore,and this sort of treatment is the inevitable result. Get used to it Hillary, you are SecState of a failed nation.

Jun 07 15:01

US would accept 'reformed' Taliban in Afghanistan if 'red lines' respected: Holbrooke

you can't have a settlement with Al Qaeda, you can't talk to them, you can't negotiate with them, it's out of the question.

(* sure you can . You ever hear that slang expression ; Praying To The PORCELAIN God ?)

Jun 07 14:48

The sickening, sad reality: David has turned out to be Goliath

This song from the Spanish band Ska-P - more relevant now than ever - supports the international cry against the gangster state of Israel.

(You should at least watch to catch the hook at 1:50.)

Jun 07 14:04

Hurriyet photos of disarmed Israeli commandos receiving medical care

Hurriyet photos of disarmed Israeli commandos receiving medical care

Jun 07 13:50

New oil plume evidence uncovered

Jun 07 13:48

New oil plume evidence uncovered

The University of South Florida recently discovered a second oil plume in the northeastern Gulf. The first plume was found by Mississippi universities in early May.

Jun 07 13:42

Ice at the North Pole in 1958 and 1959 – not so thick

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The global warming cult likes to go on about how the arctic ice cap is thinning out. But looking at these photos, it has been thin before without the world coming to an end.

Jun 07 13:38

The New McCarthyism

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Relinked for Helen Thomas

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Jun 07 13:34

Journalist Helen Thomas quits amid Israel furor

Webmaster's Commentary: 

ABCNNBBCBSPBSFOX now join the ranks of those institutions that place the interests of a foreign power ahead of the American people.

Helen Thomas is actually correct. Israel does occupy Palestine, and the Ashkenazi Jews that form the majority of Israel's population are not native to the region.

But just as there can be no politicians that dare to tell the truth about Israel to Americans, so too there can be no corporate journalists that dare to tell the truth about Israel to Americans, which I guess is why you are HERE reading this rather than getting your brains sucked out by ABCNNBBCBSPBSFOX.

Helen is a woman of courage, but sadly we live in a society where courage is punished while cowering in fear before Israel is the path to wealth and fame.

Jun 07 13:28

"WEB OF TRUST" HIJACKED BY ISRAELI PROPAGANDISTS!

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I used to use "Web of Trust" with Firefox to steer clear of crooked websites, but lately the system has been hijacked by the "Megaphonies" who flood the rating system with negative ratings for any websites that question Israel's policies and actions. This page is a good example. This is the online version of the article, "The 13th Tribe" which details the Khazar heritage of the Ashkenazi. Because the fact that the Ashkenazi are the descendants of people who converted to Judaism in 800AD and NOT the direct descendants of the biblical Hebrews contradicts official Israeli claims to "own" Palestine, the megaphones have gone out and used WOT to smear any sites that discuss the matter.

But the proof is right before your eyes. The Ashkenazi have pale Caucasian skin, proof that they are not actually Semitic.

So, I will no longer use Web of Trust and suggest that everyone uninstall it immediately.

Jun 07 11:05

Ahead of sanctions, Ahmadinejad to visit China

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is heading to China this week to discuss the threat of new UN sanctions over Iran's nuclear program, as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said world powers have the necessary votes at the Security Council.

His visit to Security Council veto-wielding permanent member China takes on particular significance as a vote on a new sanctions package looms after the United States introduced a draft resolution last month.

China, which has emerged in recent years as Iran's main trading partner, continues to insist on diplomacy to resolve the standoff over Tehran's nuclear program but US officials say they have Beijing's support for the sanctions resolution.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Were I a betting human being, I wouldn't bet that the US actually has Beijing on board for this next round of UN Security Council sanctions being proposed.

Jun 07 10:49

U.S. Banks' Foreclosure Holdings Increased 12.5% in Q1: Report

Foreclosed property held by U.S. banks increased 12.5 percent to $41.5 billion during the first quarter of this year, according to a recent analysis by SNL Financial, a financial market research firm out of Charlottesville, Virginia.

The company says banks’ aggregate foreclosed inventory is up from $36.9 billion at year-end 2009, and $11.7 billion in the first quarter of 2008.

SNL data shows that other real estate owned, or OREO (which essentially means the same as REO and is defined as real property owned by a banking institution, most frequently the result of a borrower’s default and foreclosure), represented 0.3 percent of banks’ assets in the
first quarter of 2010, up from 0.1 percent in the comparable period of 2008.

Jun 07 10:44

Antidepressants during pregnancy cause alarming 68 percent increased risk of miscarriage

Back in 2005, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned that exposure to the antidepressant paroxetine (sold as Paxil, Paxil CR, and Pexeva) in the first trimester of pregnancy might increase the risk for birth defects, especially heart problems. Did this halt the widespread prescribing of paroxetine and other antidepressants for pregnant women? Unfortunately, the answer is no.

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Unflipping believable.

Jun 07 10:35

Drugs for Europe: Protected by Powerful Western Interests, Afghanistan Heroin Transits Through Kosovo

Two years ago a joke was being circulated on the Runet that a heroin producer has recognized its distributor’s independence. It was about Afghanistan, which was to the first to recognize the independence of the Serbian province of Kosovo which had illegally separated from Yugoslavia.

Kosovo has since become a transit point for drugs, channelled from Asia to Europe.

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When there is control of drug trafficking, there is also control of where the drugs wind up.

Jun 07 10:32

New Director of National Intelligence: Overseeing Aggression Abroad, Repression at Home

Whether or not Clapper is confirmed by the Senate, illegal wars of aggression will continue; drones will still rain death and destruction upon unarmed civilians; America's pit bull in the Middle East, Israel, will carry out international acts of piracy and murder on the high seas with impunity as Gaza starves; and the Executive Branch will complete the destruction of the Constitution and the rule of law at home to "keep us safe."

Jun 07 10:28

The IAEA: From UN Nuclear Watchdog to US Lapdog

The most glaring indication of the IAEA’s appeasement of US belligerence over the latter’s allegations of Iranian nuclear ambitions, and therefore the need for further punitive UN sanctions, is the gaping omission from the agency’s report of the Tehran nuclear fuel swap declaration.

The report dated 31 May found its way into the media on 1 June ahead of the IAEA Board of Governors’ meeting scheduled for this week.

Conveniently for Washington’s strenuous efforts to cohere the five permanent members of the UN Security Council to vote through a fourth round of sanctions against Iran – perhaps also this week – the IAEA report played into the fevered imaginations of mainstream Western media outlets.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

It is not only the "...IAEA’s appeasement of US belligerence over the latter’s allegations of Iranian nuclear ambitions..." ; the IAEA is also caving in to Israel completely on the matter as well, in spite of the fact that no hard evidence has been found to prove that Iran is developing a weapons program.

Jun 07 10:21

Was the Obama Administration involved in the Planning of the Israeli Attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla?

“They even shot those who surrendered. Many of our friends saw this. They told me that there were handcuffed people who were shot,” (quoted by Press TV)

The Israeli Commando had an explicit order to kill.

There are indications that the US was consulted at the highest levels regarding the nature of this military operation. Moreover, in the wake of the attacks, both the US and the UK have unequivocally reaffirmed their support to Israel.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

It is very clear, should this information be correct, that the governments of the US and UK are uniformly complicit in the deaths and beatings of those killed or injured by the IDF.

Jun 07 10:14

U.S. demands IDF probe how American lost eye at West Bank protest

The United States embassy has demanded an investigation into how an American citizen lost her eye last week at the Qalandiyah checkpoint after being struck by a tear gas grenade.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

How "butch" of the US State Department! The complete hypocracy is stunning.

This kid, an art student, lost her eye because she was struck in the face with a tear gas canister by the IDF during a peaceful demonstration in the West Bank. There is no "probe" necessary: it's pretty cut and dried here.

Yet this is the very same State Department which will not demand a probe of the assassination of an American kid on the aid flotilla with four bullets to the head, nor the beatings of American citizens, nor the hijacking of an American flagged ship in the high seas courtesy of the Israeli government!

Jun 07 10:01

Lieberman heads to US to explain Israel's position on flotilla

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman was set to leave for North America Sunday night to meet with Israeli diplomats, as well as with Jewish communities in the US and Canada, to explain the Israeli government's position on the Gaza flotilla affair.

Lieberman and his deputy Danny Ayalon will speak before the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and meet Israeli Ambassador to Washington Michael Oren, UN Ambassador Gabriela Shalev, Ambassador to Canada Miriam Ziv and consul generals stationed throughout the US.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Preaching to the converted and defending the indefensible yet again, are we?!?

Jun 07 09:55

Ambassador Says Israel Will Do 'Whatever It Takes' to Uphold Blockade

Without elaborating on what actions would be taken in the face of a potential Iranian Revolutionary Guard escort of ships to break through the blockade of Gaza Ambassador Michael Oren said the country needed to defend itself.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Memo to Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren: I really don't think Iran is an issue right now, in light of the fact that Egypt has lifted the blockade on its side of the Gazan border permanently!!

Jun 07 09:50

Beyond the Flotilla, the Crackdown Continues

As I read the myriad of reactions to the Gaza Freedom Flotilla tragedy last Sunday, I'm struck by one recurring theme: the sense of astonishment that these activists responded to the Israeli Navy with violence.

In other words, they didn't act according to the script. They didn't behave like proper practitioners of civil disobedience. The implication: if they had responded like the non-violent activists they were purported to be, this whole tragedy could well have been avoided.

There's only problem with this calculus: non-violent Palestinian protests have actually been ongoing throughout the Occupied Territories for years - and the Israeli military has been responding to them with much the same kind of brutality that was used against the passengers of the Mavi Marmara.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I have a great deal of admiration for this Rabbi, who has the courage to speak out against the atrocities with which Gazan Palestinians deal on a daily basis.

Jun 07 09:49

Truth about Israel's last war

Jun 07 09:43

Intel chief nominee Clapper held disputed Iraq WMD view

President Obama's choice to be the next director of national intelligence supported the view that Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq sent weapons and documents to Syria in the weeks before the 2003 U.S. invasion.

Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. James R. Clapper, a former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and current undersecretary of defense for intelligence, will be the next DNI. President Obama announced Gen. Clapper as his nominee Saturday, saying he must not fall victim to Washington politics.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Translation: this serial liar who "...supported the view (a view completely unhinged from anything remotely resembling facts) that Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq sent weapons and documents to Syria in the weeks before the 2003 U.S. invasion" is about to get promoted.

Tel Aviv's politicians must be dancing in the streets at this nomination, because once confirmed, this guy will now be screaming from the rooftops that Iran has "weapons of mass destruction", and can hit Washington with them in less than 30 minutes, paving the way for a war against Iran.

And just as happened in the invasion and occupation of Iraq, it will be American kids who will be fighting, getting maimed for life, and dying to neutralize yet another of Israel's "existential enemies" in the region.

Jun 07 09:41

‘GOOD DEEDS GO UNPUNISHED’ (PLUS NEW OBAMATOON)

It seems that AIPAC and other right wing lobby groups have more influence in the United States than the electorate does. The voice of the people goes unheard.

Israel’s latest criminal acts have not only gone unpunished….. but are being supported by President Obama. He could have taken this opportunity to finally cut off all military aid to the criminal state of Israel…. he choose to stand behind them.

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No government can serve two masters, and a government that serves Israel cannot serve the American people. A friend to Israel is no friend of America.

America needs leaders who will put America first, second, and third.

Jun 07 09:35

US: North Korea ‘Too Defiant’ for Sanctions to Work

With the Obama Administration pushing for additional UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea, to punish them for their defiance, officials are expressing concern that the government is actually “too defiant” for the sanctions to even work.

“As long as the regime doesn’t care about what the outside world thinks of it, as long as it doesn’t care about the well-being of its people, there is not a lot you can do about it,” warned Gates, “unless you are willing at some point to use military force.

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Memo to SecDef Gates; if sanctions won't work (and please remember: North Korea has repeatedly denied that it sank the South Korean ship last March), can you actually be talking about a real, full-on military confrontation with North Korea, a client-state of China?!?!?

Please tell me that you and your team at the Defense Department are not that collectively knuckleheaded.

What is needed here is diplomacy, not threats, and a complete ratcheting down of tensions in the Korean peninsula.

Your assessment that North Korea "...doesn't care about what the outside world thinks of it..." has one notably glaring exception: China. Our relationship with China hasn't been all that terrific recently, and China is the only nation which can, if it wants to, bring some pressure to bear on North Korea.

So please, remember that before being overtaken by a fit of bellicosity in public on the issue, would you?!?

Jun 07 09:32

WHO IS THE US CONGRESS LISTENING TO?

Well, Israel certainly wants war! But that is Israel. Why would the US Congress, which supposedly exists to serve the will of the AMERICAN people, be obeying the will of Israel?

Well, maybe because Israel's PACs, including lobbying/spying organization AIPAC, are PAYING THEM TO! (And may have used money looted from American investors by Bernie Madoff to do it!)

You heard me. Members of AIPAC, the organization suspected of spying for Israel, donate vast sums of money to the members of US Congress. And the US Congress has sold our young men and women in uniform to go off and fight and die in wars Israel has created.

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When I first published this article, I received a great deal of criticism for claiming that Israel exerted a disproportionate degree of influence over the US Government. Indeed I was constantly "reminded" that claims that Israel controlled the US Government were "Anti-Semitic".

Well, that was then and this is now and in the wake of a week in which the whole world world watched in disgust as US Politicians scrambled to defend Israel's war crimes against a US-flagged ship and Americans in international waters, I am being flooded with emails which can be summarized as, "Holy @#$%ing shit; you were RIGHT!!!! Israel DOES control the US Government!"

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Jun 07 09:31

WHAT IS THE PRICE FOR YOUR CHILD'S LIFE?

In exchange for money, a certain group of people have agreed to let your kids be killed. That group is the United States Congress. And for the last several years, many of them have been accepting money from AIPAC, a supposed lobbying group that stands exposed as a spy operation for a foreign government, in order to promote that foreign government's agenda, which includes war in the Mideast, waged against that foreign government's enemies.

This selling of America's children to a foreign government to be that government's mercenaries has to rank as the greatest single betrayal of a people by their government in all of history.

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When I first published this article, I received a great deal of criticism for claiming that Israel exerted a disproportionate degree of influence over the US Government. Indeed I was constantly "reminded" that claims that Israel controlled the US Government were "Anti-Semitic".

Well, that was then and this is now and in the wake of a week in which the whole world world watched in disgust as US Politicians scrambled to defend Israel's war crimes against a US-flagged ship and Americans in international waters, I am being flooded with emails which can be summarized as, "Holy @#$%ing shit; you were RIGHT!!!! Israel DOES control the US Government!"

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Jun 07 09:11

ISRAEL FORCED TO APOLOGISE FOR RACISM

Despite the ‘apology’ the video still appears at YouTube.

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... and is still being spammed across email and the social networking sites.

Jun 07 09:11

We'll never apologize for bloody commando raid, Israel's U.S. ambassador tells 'Fox News Sunday'

Israel will never apologize for its deadly assault on a Palestinian relief convoy and rejects calls for an international investigation, Israel's U.S. ambassador made clear yesterday.

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Memo to Michael Oren: the actions of your commando team did absolutely nothing to enhance the safety of Israel's citizens.

The cold-blooded assassinations of humanitarian aid workers, as testified to by the survivors, brought into sharp focus the immoral and inhumane Israeli siege of Gaza to the world.

The world is infuriated, not only at these assassinations, but also about what this siege has done to Palestinian Gazans, particularly the children.

As reported earlier this year at:

http://www.welfareassociation.org.uk/news.html

"The number of children under five years of age suffering from acute malnutrition in Gaza almost doubled between 2006 and 2008 from 1.4 to 2.4% (UNICEF). The World Health Organisation (WHO) also noted rising indicators for stunting, wasting, low body weight and anaemia among children and pregnant women. The ongoing blockade of Gaza has limited the availability of healthy foods and fresh fruit and vegetables on the local market and children’s health has further suffered."

Malnutrition destroys future generations; the Israelis are quite well aware of this, and this preventing of the foods coming into Gaza that would forestall malnutrition for this kids has been official Israeli Government policy.

And sir, just in case you didn't get the memo; as of today, Egypt is lifting the blockade from its side of the border permanently.

Jun 07 09:00

Abbas to send 'reconciliation team' to Hamas in Gaza

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas said on Monday that he would send a delegation to the Gaza Strip to seek reconciliation with the Islamist Hamas movement after Israel's deadly aid flotilla raid.

"The best answer to (the raid)... is for Palestinian groups to reconcile and resist Israel hand-in-hand," Abbas told Turkey's NTV news channel in Istanbul where he was to attend a meeting of an Asian security grouping.

"We have put together a delegation from the Palestinian leadership to go to Gaza and persuade Hamas to reconcile," he said with a voice-over translation into Turkish.

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If Hamas and Fatah can actually manage to pull this off, it would be a real victory for the Palestinian people, and create some hope that there may yet, in fact, be hope for a Palestinian state.

Jun 07 08:52

THE BLOCKADE HAS FALLEN! Egypt: Gaza blockade a failure, border stays open

An Egyptian security official declared the blockade of Gaza a failure Monday and said his country will keep its border with the Palestinian territory open indefinitely.

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NOW THAT BLOCKADE HAS FALLEN, COUNT ON ISRAEL TO STAGE PHONY "ATTACK" TO PROVE NECESSITY OF STARVING GAZA!

Jun 07 08:50

Russia Says Afghan Drug Trade Threatens World Peace

Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said Sunday Afghan drug trafficking should be classified as a threat to international peace and security. The Russian Deputy Prime Minster made his remarks at an Asia security conference in Singapore.

Afghan farmers produce 90 percent of the world's heroin. The opiates are often smuggled north through Central Asia and Russia to Europe, Asia and America, and generate billions of dollars in revenue. In Russia, Ivanov has said that opium consumption is having a destabilizing effect and that 30,000 addicts die each year from narcotics like heroin. The Russian Deputy Prime Minister called for increased international efforts to stem the flow of Afghan opiates at the source.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Under the rule of the Taliban, opium production was all but obliterated.

After the US/NATO invasion of Afghanistan, opium production soared.

Coincidence? I think not.

And when drug production is controlled, where the drugs wind up is also controlled. It's a rather interesting form of destabilization which doesn't require the firing of a single shot.

Jun 07 08:50

Time to hold Israel accountable

Jun 07 08:49

AVNERY: IT’S ALL ABOUT GAZA GETTING TO OVERTHROW HAMAS

I never saw such twisted logic on the part of the Israelis. Do they really think that Palestinian anger will be directed at Hamas for the blockade?

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The USSR made the same mistake in 1948, assuming that if they blockaded West Berlin the Germans within would abandon their own government and accept Soviet rule. It did not work out that way.

Jun 07 08:45

Israel pressures MV Rachel Corrie passengers not to sue

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UNAFRAID OF USA, TERRIFIED OF LAWYERS!

Jun 07 08:43

Democrats Skip Town Halls to Avoid Voter Rage

The reception that Representative Frank Kratovil Jr., a Democrat, received here one night last week as he faced a small group of constituents was far more pleasant than his encounters during a Congressional recess last summer.

Then, he was hanged in effigy by protesters. This time, a round of applause was followed by a glass of chilled wine, a plate of crackers and crudités as he mingled with an invitation-only audience at the Point Breeze Credit Union, a vastly different scene than last year’s wide-open televised free-for-alls.

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A memo to all those in public office in Washington; we have been lied to, ignored, and taxed to death to the point where it will be interesting to see how this outrage shapes the political landscape of the future - if this country has a future, given that US debt is expected to outstrip the GDP by 2012.

Jun 07 08:42

Shot in the Back - Did the IDF Execute Mavi Marmara Victims?

You want to know why we need independent journalism, and why those of you who are reading this article need to support the publication in which it is appearing and the article in which it originally appeared? Because if you rely for your news on the US corporate media, whether ad-supported or underwriter-supported, you won’t learn that Furkan Dogan, the 19-year-old American citizen slain by Israeli commandos in the raid on the Gaza-bound flotilla May 31, was shot in the back and in the back of the head, as well as multiple times in the face.

Jun 07 08:37

Egypt: Gaza Blockade A Failure

An Egyptian security official declared the blockade of Gaza a failure Monday and said his country will keep its border with the Palestinian territory open indefinitely.

Keeping that crossing point open long term would ease the blockade imposed by Israel three years ago to isolate and punish Gaza's Hamas rulers. It also restores a link to the outside the world for some of Gaza's 1.5 million Palestinians.

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The blockade has just now, for all practical intents and purposes, ended.

Good on the Egyptians!

Jun 07 08:31

Analyst: Buy Barbed Wire and Guns

Anthony Fry, senior managing director at Evercore Partners, said on CNBC this morning, “The current problems will be with us for 5 years or more and uncertainty is very high."

“Look at the current situation. You have Greece, now you have Hungary and huge issues surrounding Spain and Portugal,” he said.

“You can have lower rates and deflation, higher rates and higher inflation or the nightmare scenario of higher rates and deflating asset prices,” he said.

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The reason for the economic disaster is simple. When you allow a privately owned central bank to issue the public currency at interest, the moment that first pretty printed piece of paper goes into circulation, more money is owed to that central bank than is actually in existence. The system is a pyramid, and as long as you can find a new and larger pool of borrowers with each generation the system will kite itself along. As the new generation goes into debt, new money is created to pay the interest on the old money.

But when all the people of a nation, or the world, are already in debt to the system and can borrow no more, then the pyramid collapses which is what is happening now.

The crooks who created this system are long buried in their golden mausoleums, and we here today are expected to pay the bills for a system none of us ever had a choice whether to use or not.

Jun 07 08:30

US used cluster bombs on Yemen civilians: Amnesty

A US cruise missile carrying cluster bombs was behind a December attack in Yemen that killed 55 people, most of them civilians, Amnesty International (AI) said on Monday.

The London-based rights group released photographs that it said showed the remains of a US-made Tomahawk missile and unexploded cluster bombs that were apparently used in the December 17, 2009 attack on the rural community of Al-Maajala in Yemen's southern Abyan province.

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The people of the Middle East do not "hate us because we are free"; they hate us because we are killing their mothers, dads, brothers, sisters, and friends indiscriminately.

Jun 07 08:26

Michael Savage - Nazi Hag Helen Thomas Attacks Jews

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Michael Savage has just confirmed he is yet another Israeli errand boy inside the US media.

Jun 07 08:19

'Israelis threw 4 injured into the sea'

Activist Idris Simsek, who was on board one of the six ships of the Freedom Flotilla during the Israeli attack, claims that four wounded activists were thrown into the sea.

The Israeli troops also put immense psychological pressure on the activists of the Freedom Flotilla, the Turkish daily Today's Zaman quoted Simsek as saying in an article published on Saturday.

Simsek said they expected some harassment from the Israeli forces but did not expect an armed attack.

He went on to say that he witnessed that the person who waived the white flag to surrender was shot by the Israeli troops.

Jun 07 08:17

28 children orphaned by Flotilla attack

Twenty-eight children lost their fathers as a result of the Israeli attack on the Freedom Flotilla.

Jun 07 08:16

ISRAEL'S TARGETS IN GAZA

Jun 07 08:12

Obama Lauds Jobs Created By Census

President Obama on fifth consecutive month of job growth: "This report is a sign our economy is getting stronger by the day." Of the 431,000 jobs created in May, 411,000 were census workers.

Jun 07 08:12

IDF admits doctoring audio of raid on Gaza flotilla

The IDF's latest version of the audio is actually the third version the military organization has released. Its first audio version of the incident, a one-minute clip released the day of the raid, did not include any of the controversial comments -- no voices can be heard saying "Go back to Auschwitz" or "remember 9/11."

Critics of Israel have suggested the audio clip -- and the IDF's admission it was edited -- shows the Israeli military is involved in a propaganda campaign to discredit the flotilla as a humanitarian effort. And Blumenthal notes that the IDF audio has already made its way into US media as fact.

Jun 07 08:10

Bilderberg Wants Americans Disarmed And Dependent On Government

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You know, that same government that wrecked the economy, ignored safety on bridges, mines, and oil wells, lied us into a few wars, and turns a blind eye when Israel attacks Americans in international waters. THAT Government!

Jun 07 08:07

Jewish Ideology and World Peace

" …then you must destroy them totally. Make no treaty with them and show them no mercy.” (Deuteronomy 7:1-2)

"…do not leave alive anything that breathes. Completely destroy them…as the Lord your God has commanded you…” (Deuteronomy 20:16)

I am here to announce as loud as I can, there is no need for any ‘International’, ‘impartial’ or ‘independent’ inquiry into the latest Israeli massacre on the high sea. Though the Israeli opposition to such an inquiry is there to suggest that the Israelis have much to hide, the truth of the matter is actually deeper. If you want to grasp what underlies the Israeli deadly barbarism all you have to do is open the Old Testament.

Jun 07 08:02

ANOTHER WHORE FOR ISRAEL - VOTE HIM OUT!

Jun 07 08:01

Leaked attendee list Bilderberg Conference June 3-6, 2010 in Hotel Dolce, Sitges (Barcelona, Spain)

Final List of Participants

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Okay now here is your homework, kiddies; identify everyone on this list who is NOT a supporter of Israel!

Jun 07 07:57

Kadima leader Livni: Israel can save itself from global isolation

Opposition leader Tzipi Livni on Monday submitted a motion of no-confidenc motion in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government regarding the botched Israel Defense Forces raid on the Gaza flotilla last week, claiming that Israel could have avoided the international isolation which it now faced.

In presenting the motion, the Kadima chairwoman accused the government of destroying Israel's stance in the world and in effect, its security in the Middle East.

Jun 07 07:55

Our Enemies, the Israelis

The lawlessness and brutality that we saw in the attack on the flotilla is inherent in the nature of Zionism, which, after all, came to birth at a time when the world was rife with nationalism of the most virulent sort. Liberal friends of Israel look on in horror as the Jewish state evolves into a combination of South Africa under apartheid and the new North Korea. Yet ideology has its own inexorable logic: it’s hardly an anomaly that the early followers of Ze’ev Jabotinsky, the leading figure in what is today the ruling party in Israel, were attracted to and full of praise for the “blood and iron” doctrine of Mussolini – and the feeling was mutual.

Jun 07 07:53

Texas senator defends Israel over killing of US activist

Cornyn is joining a growing group of US politicians -- on both sides of the political aisle -- who have come out in defense of Israel's killing of nine activists aboard a Gaza-bound aid flotilla last Monday, despite a loud chorus of condemnation from the global community.

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Two things we all need to do right now.

1. Make up T-shirts that read "Israel's bitch" and send one to every congresscritter who backs Israel in their attack on Americans in international waters.

2. Vote these whores out of office.

No government can serve two masters, and a government that serves Israel cannot serve the American people. A friend to Israel is no friend of America.

America needs leaders who will put America first, second, and third.

Jun 07 07:49

Press TV Live Stream Feed

Great coverage of the Flotillas and world wide protest .

Jun 07 07:49

Iran Red Crescent to send aid to Gaza, reports say

Iran's Red Crescent Society will try to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza by sending food and medical supplies "in the next few days," Iranian media reported Monday, citing an official with the organization.

Abdul Rauf Adibzadeh said relief goods will arrive in Gaza via Egypt by the end of the week.

Jun 07 07:47

France, Britain want int’l Israel probe

The foreign ministers of France and Britain have urged an international investigation into a recent Israeli attack on a Gaza-bound aid convoy, which left nine people dead.

Speaking at a joint press conference with French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner late on Sunday, British Foreign Secretary William Hague stressed the need for “a credible and transparent investigation.”

“There should be an international presence at minimum,” AFP quoted Hague as saying.

Jun 07 07:46

Mass demolitions feared in al-Quds

Ethnic cleansing of al-Bustan neighborhood in al-Quds (Jerusalem) continues with new plans to demolish 88 Palestinian homes to build "green space" for the area.

The residents of al-Bustan fear imminent demolitions as Israeli police were observed taking photos and film footage of Palestinian homes.

The presence of over a dozen police has sparked fears that Israeli officials are contemplating mass demolitions in the coming weeks, Maan news agency reported Sunday.

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Ethnic cleansing, enforced mass starvation, attacks on Americans in international waters, and Obama still calls Israel a "beacon of Democracy."

Jun 07 07:42

Iran Red Crescent to send two aid ships to Gaza

"One ship will carry donations made by the people and the other will carry relief workers. The ships will be sent to Gaza by end of this week," Adibzadeh said.

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ISRAEL WILL USE THIS TO START WW3

Jun 07 07:42

Yahoo slipped, fell, handed your email contact list to third parties.

You did want the upgrade, didn't you?

Oh yes. No warning. This feature is opt-out, so woe betide all who eschew webmail; little will they know, buffered as they are by Thunderbird or Outlook, that their entire social network information has just been plundered, only to be relinked, visualized, mined. Opting-out procedure is of course non-intuitive. Info at link.

Jun 07 07:40

China's 'cancer villages' reveal dark side of economic boom

Polluting factories in rural communities are forming a deadly toxic cocktail for villagers, leading to surging rates of cancer

Jun 07 07:38

Helen Thomas high school speech canceled over flap

A high school graduation speech by veteran White House reporter Helen Thomas has been canceled because of controversial remarks she made about Israel, the school's principal said in an e-mail Sunday.

Thomas had been scheduled to speak at the June 14 graduation of Walt Whitman High School, but Principal Alan Goodwin wrote in the e-mail to students and parents that she was being replaced. The school in the Washington suburb of Bethesda, Md., hasn't picked a new speaker.

"Graduation celebrations are not the venue for divisiveness," Goodwin wrote.

Jun 07 07:37

US seeks probe as American student hurt in anti-Israel demo

Washington has asked Israel to investigate an incident where a US student lost an eye after she was hit by an Israeli tear-gas canister during a West Bank protest...

Jun 07 07:36

Kidnapped by Israel, forsaken by Britain

Several announcements were made on the load speakers in Hebrew, Arabic and English - "This is a message to the Israeli army, we have surrendered. We are unarmed. We have critically injured people. Please come and take them. We will not attack."

There was no response.

Jun 07 07:36

Our Enemies, the Israelis: When will we wake up to the threat?

By Justin Raimondo

One of my readers, in the comments section below, wrote the following in response to my last column on Israel’s hijacking of the Gaza flotilla: “Again I ask the question: What do the Israelis have on our politicians that makes them such whores? Dirty pictures? Threats of withholding campaign contributions? It’s really embarrassing as well as infuriating to see congress with its collective pants down around their legislative ankles just waiting for Israel to do it again.”

Not that there’s anything wrong with that …

Jun 07 07:26

An Exclusive on: Israel’s Dr. Strangelove – Uzi Arad

This is the man who probably should be criminally indicted for Israel’s high-seas massacre of people on the Peace Flotilla.The latest total is 64 badly wounded, killed, or missing.Turkey, Egypt, and other countries should certainly blacklist him from any further visits. He is Israel’s Dr. Strangelove.
Like with so many other sensitive things about Israel, the question needs to be asked: Why are the major US newspapers and TV networks not telling the American people about Uzi Arad, arguably the most important and most dangerous man in Israel when it comes to war and peace, the man who really has his finger on Israel’s nukes, the man who has publicly threatened to totally destroy Iran, as well as the man thought to be most responsible for the 31 May massacre?

Jun 07 07:26

France, Britain want int’l Israel probe

The foreign ministers of France and Britain have urged an international investigation into a recent Israeli attack on a Gaza-bound aid convoy, which left nine people dead.

Speaking at a joint press conference with French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner late on Sunday, British Foreign Secretary William Hague stressed the need for “a credible and transparent investigation.”

“There should be an international presence at minimum,” AFP quoted Hague as saying.

Meanwhile, Kouchner noted that an international investigation was needed as several countries were involved in the fatal incident.

The French minister also offered to defuse the crisis by monitoring cargo on board the aid ships heading to Gaza.

Jun 07 07:09

How Israeli propaganda shaped U.S. media coverage of the flotilla attack

But now that the passengers and journalists have been released from Israeli detention and are speaking out, a much different story is emerging. As I noted yesterday, numerous witnesses and journalists are describing Israeli acts of aggression, including the shooting of live ammunition, before the commandos landed. The New York Times blogger Robert Mackey today commendably compiles that evidence -- I recommend it highly -- and he writes: "now that the accounts of activists and journalists who were detained by Israel after the raid are starting to be heard, it is clear that their stories and that of the Israeli military do not match in many ways."

Jun 07 06:48

Zero-day exploit for Adobe Reader, Flash now in the wild

Adobe has announced that an exploitable flaw in Adobe Reader 9.x, Acrobat 9.x, and Flash 9.x and 10.x has been discovered and is being actively exploited. Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux versions are all affected. The flaw allows arbitrary code execution by attackers, and hence it is deemed "critical."

Adobe presently has no fix available. Adobe Reader 8.x is unaffected, as is the Flash 10.1 beta; downgrading Reader and upgrading Flash therefore provides protection against the flaw.

Jun 07 06:38

Producer: Israel subject to cultural terror

The Pixies band's decision to call off its Tel Aviv concert, which was scheduled to take place this Wednesday, has sparked a row in the local music industry. The British band followed in the footsteps of artists Santana and Elvis Costello, who canceled their gigs in Israel for political reasons as well.

Ever since the cancellation was announced Sunday morning, thousands of Israeli surfers have been posting angry messages on the band's Facebook page, saying that the group members "should be ashamed of themselves" and slamming the band for "supporting terror".

Jun 07 06:34

Experiments in Torture: Physicians group alleges US conducted illegal research on detainees

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today released evidence it says indicates that the Bush administration conducted "illegal and unethical human experimentation and research" on detainees' response to torture while in CIA custody after 9/11. The group says such illegal activity would violate the Nuremburg Code, and could open the door to prosecutions. Their report is based on publicly available documents, and explores the participation of medical professionals in the CIA's "enhanced interrogation program."

Jun 07 06:31

Every Google search to be logged and saved for two years under new Euro MP plan

Every Google web search could be stored for up to two years under a controversial new EU plan that has the backing of more than 300 Euro-MEPs.

'Written Declaration 29' is intended to be used as an early warning system to stop paedophiles by logging what they look for using search engines.

But civil liberty groups have hit out at the proposal which they say is a 'completely unjustifiable' intrusion into citizens' privacy.

And they claim that there is no evidence that it would even be effective in trapping paedophiles who would never use search engines like Google to look for child pornography.

Jun 07 06:28

U.S. facing debt 'super cycle': $13trillion black hole to overtake country's GDP 'within two years'

America's $13trillion debt is set to overtake the country's GDP within the next two years as economists warn of a 'debt super cycle.'

Forecasters predict the U.S. debt will grow to surpass gross domestic product in 2012, based on data from the International Monetary Fund.

Jun 07 06:27

JEWS PREPARE TO CHALLENGE THE GAZA SIEGE

“Our purpose is to call an end to the siege of Gaza, to this illegal collective punishment of the whole civilian population. Our boat is small, so our donations can only be symbolic: we are taking school bags, filled with donations from German school children, musical instruments and art materials“, says Kate Leiterer, one of the organizers.

Jun 07 06:02

Social Crisis in America. Coming Soon: Corporate Town Halls Against Social Security

Take for instance Social Security. The corporate-elite have written tirelessly on this subject recently. They agree that it should be reduced, and that you should wait until you reach an older age before receiving it. Working people disagree.

Thus, a series of national “town halls” has been organized to convince people of the “necessity” of this policy (usabudgetdiscussion.org). The stated purpose is to have a national “discussion” to figure out ways to best deal with the nation’s budget deficit.

But instead of the government organizing these town halls, the corporate establishment will – a fact that reveals much about the deterioration of democracy in the U.S.

Jun 07 06:01

Half of Federal Judges Have Conflicts of Interests In Oil Spill Lawsuits

A long standing judicial rule is that judges should not preside over cases in which bias and prejudice may exist. Bias and prejudice exists where a judge may have a financial interest in the case. Where such a conflict of interest occurs, a judge can “recuse” him or herself from the case, which means “remove” him or herself from the case, allowing another judge, who lacks a conflict of interest, to reach a disposition on the merits of the lawsuit...

Jun 07 05:58

Who Gives a Shalit?

Despite Israel’s expansion of illegal settlements, despite the recent Massacre in the Mediterranean, Despite issuing evacuation orders to forcibly remove Palestinians from the Gaza and west bank, President Obama still called Israel a “beacon of democracy.”..

n/a
Jun 07 05:52

MORE LIES: Experts Say Oil Spill Will Have Mild Effect On People

Images of oil-soaked birds and soiled beaches, combined with a general mistrust of industry and government, are making it hard for a skeptical public to believe there won’t be serious health effects from the devastating spill in the Gulf of Mexico...

Jun 07 05:49

Iran Red Crescent to send aid to Gaza, reports say

Iran's Red Crescent Society will try to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza by sending food and medical supplies "in the next few days," Iranian media reported Monday, citing an official with the organization.

Abdul Rauf Adibzadeh said relief goods will arrive in Gaza via Egypt by the end of the week.

The aid group also is preparing to send two relief ships to the coast of Gaza, including a hospital ship with doctors, nurses and operating rooms and another vessel with more relief goods such as food and medication, the IRNA and Mehr news agencies reported.

Jun 07 05:49

British PM: Country Facing 'Decades' Of Cutbacks

Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday that Britain’s financial situation was “even worse than we thought” and that the country would have to make savage spending cuts to bring its swelling deficit under control...

Jun 07 04:40

The Israeli flotilla attack: victimhood, aggression and tribalism

BY GLENN GREENWALD

One of the primary reasons the Turkish Government has been so angry in its denunciations of the Israeli attack on the flotilla is because many of the dead were Turkish citizens. That's what governments typically do: object vociferously when their citizens are killed by foreign nations under extremely questionable circumstances. Needless to say, that principle -- as all principles are -- will be completely discarded when it comes to the U.S. protection of Israel:

Jun 07 03:36

Yet Another Government Conspiracy Theory

So the feds arrest two Americans they have been spying on, and egging on, for years, for the crime of trying to leave the country allegedly to do bad things overseas, where the US has all authority, of course. The agents provocateur, experts in tricking people for the police state, did get one man to say: “I leave this time. God willing, I never come back. Only way I would come back here is if I was in the land of jihad and the leader ordered me to come back here and do something here. Ah, I love that.” So, as a result, they both face life in solitary punishment in some “supermax” prison, though they have actually done nothing wrong.

Jun 07 02:48

Gitmo becomes $500 million Camp Costly

Among the war-on-terror spending legacies for troops at Guantanamo Bay: a $249,000 abandoned volleyball court and an unused $296,000 go-kart track.

Jun 07 01:20

Updated with Video: Turkish Sources - Israeli Advance Target Assassination List Found on Flotilla

I archived this video and then uploaded it in case it "disappears" with larger images of the purported hit list. A translation is warranted since this is not one of the languages I speak. Sound quality is good, though.

June 6, 2010

Jun 06 23:54

Israel navy kills 4 on Gaza coast

Jun 06 23:48

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard offers to escort future Gaza aid vessels

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard offers to escort future Gaza aid vessels

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards are ready to provide a military escort to cargo ships trying to break Israel's blockade of Gaza, a representative of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Sunday.

"Iran's Revolutionary Guards naval forces are fully prepared to escort the peace and freedom convoys to Gaza with all their powers and capabilities," Ali Shirazi, Khamenei's representative inside the Revolutionary Guards, was quoted as saying by the semi-official Mehr news agency.

Any intervention by the Iranian military would be considered highly provocative by Israel which accuses Iran of supplying weapons to Hamas, the Islamist movement which rules Gaza.

Jun 06 23:36

Kidnapped by Israel and abandoned by Britain

There was a second helicopter hovering over the ship, trying to lower Israeli soldiers down on a rope. On either side there was tear gas being thrown in from the boats, canisters which they were firing from a sort of gun. One man was shot in the top of the head from the helicopter. He collapsed on the ground. I snatched a microphone from one of the Turkish reporters to say one man had been killed. As I did that another man was shot. Those people died instantly.

Until that point I had not yet seen an Israeli soldier on deck. As far as I am concerned, it's a lie to say they only started shooting on deck. Only then did I see an Israeli soldier on deck.

The men who were dead had been fired on from above.

Jun 06 23:34

Gaza Aid Convoy Attack Reveals the Real "Axis of Evil " Facing the World

The aftermath of Israel’s recent actions clearly demonstrate that the international community is now faced with a mortal threat from this US-Israeli axis – an axis of permanent state of war on the world:

Eyewitness accounts from aid workers, released after days of incarceration, flatly contradict official Israeli claims that their heavily armed forces acted in self-defence. Aid workers corroborate initial satellite images that show Israeli forces opening fire on the flotilla before and while boarding these ships.

Turkish autopsy reports show that nine of the dead were shot up to 30 times at point blank range.

Jun 06 23:33

"Yes Massah" - Obama shows who owns his sorry ass

These two short videos by a real truth teller highlight the gross partisanship of the Jew dominated Obama Administration in relation to the recent ship hijacking, murder and theft on the high seas by Jewish military pirates. If this incident had been perpetrated by Iranian, Syrian, Turkish or any other Muslim military force against Jews (Israelis), USans or indeed any Western nation's nationals the global mainstream media would be endlessly screaming about it and demanding WAR against the country responsible. Ditto, if the hijacking, killing and theft had been done by Somalian or other non-state sponsored pirates.

Jun 06 23:30

The Gaza Flotilla: How Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Fakes Photos of Seized Weapons

On the Israeli ministry of foreign affairs’ Flickr page, the pictures of the so-called weapons seized on the ships taking part in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla provide ample evidence of the deviousness of those darned anti-semitic terrorists. Be forewarned: the following pictures are not for the faint-hearted.

Jun 06 23:28

Israeli soldiers threw flotilla passengers into the sea

IHH President told us what happened: "One of our friends were shot after surrendering. Some of our friends were at sea. Even the doctor who treated soldiers were shot."

Jun 06 23:24

Top Republican to introduce resolution defending Israel against flotilla criticism

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said Sunday he is planning to introduce a resolution next week defending Israel against criticism it has received over its handling of the Gaza flotilla incident.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

No government can serve two masters, and a government that serves Israel cannot serve the American people. A friend to Israel is no friend of America.

America needs leaders who will put America first, second, and third.

Vote this traitor out of office for defending the foreign nation that attacked a US-flagged ship in international waters, kidnapped 12 Americans, and shot one of them to death with four bullets in the head.!

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