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April 12, 2010

Apr 12 11:57

Did The Fed Just (Surreptitiously) Bail Out Europe?

That nice little vertical line is a gain of $421.8 billion dollars of outstanding loans and leases in one week's time.

Apr 12 11:42

Infowars Reader Harassed By Cops Over “Militia” Fears

An Infowars reader was stopped and harassed by Kansas Highway police on Thursday night for the crime of displaying political bumper stickers, with cops expressing fears of affiliations with “militia groups,” another frightening example of how police are being trained to treat any form of peaceful dissent as a sign of domestic terror.

Apr 12 11:25

iPad vs ObamaPad

Apr 12 11:23


As Henry Kissinger once rightly observed, it is often more dangerous being America’s ally than its enemy.

Watching Washington’s growing anger Afghan president Hamid Karzai, one recalls the unhappy endings of such former US allies as South Vietnam’s Diem, Iran’s Shah, Indonesia’s Suharto, Nicaragua’s Somoza, and Pakistan’s Zia ul-Haq.

Washington has been loudly hinting it would like to oust Karzai, but so far it has not managed to identify a suitable replacement who commands any respect or tribal support from Afghans.

Emigrate While You Still Can - Finca Bayano In Panama!

Finco Bayano
Apr 12 11:01

Social Networking Decline

While social networks are still massive and generally doing well, there are more more reports of people getting fed up with such networks because they get too many friend requests and are not happy with the new advertising methods the sites use to generate revenue.

Apr 12 10:56

Hawaii tax plan raises $75M less than hoped

State House negotiators last night offered to significantly scale back a proposal to lift general-excise tax exemptions on several business activities and impose a new GET hike, a move that would generate $25.3 million — instead of about $100 million — to help contain the state's budget deficit.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

What kind of an idiot looks at a population faced with major unemployment and wage reductions and imagines that higher taxes will help?

Apr 12 10:55

Senate expected to approve $667 million tax bill today

New sales taxes on candy, beer and bottled water would start in June, and on carbonated beverages in July.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Candy is bad for you, rainwater is just as pure as the bottled stuff, and as long as you do not sell it, it is perfectly legal to brew your own beer at home, and since you are not required to add all the chemicals the state-approved beer companies are forced to add, you will get a better-tasting product!

It is time to stop buying anything the government is adding taxes to.

Apr 12 10:52

They’ve Stolen Our Road!

This stretch of road is now solely for the use of the settlers, who use it to get to their settlement from the main road. The Israeli army will not allow Palestinians to use the road except on foot or on a donkey.

Apr 12 10:42

BOMBSHELL – Whistle Blower Comes Forward With Solid Proof The Price Of Gold And Silver Is Being Manipulated By Major Financial Institutions

For a long time many of us have had very serious suspicions that the prices of gold and silver were being highly manipulated. But now, thanks to the mind blowing testimony of one very brave whistle blower, the blatant manipulation of the world gold and silver markets is being blown wide open. What you are about to read below is absolutely staggering. Once the American people learn how incredibly corrupt the world financial system is, it is going to change everything. The government that we are all trusting to guard the integrity of the financial system is failing to do that job. It turns out that the Commodities Futures Trading Commission has been sitting on solid evidence that the elite banking powers have been openly and blatantly manipulating the price of gold and silver.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The purveyors of pretty printed pieces of paper (stocks, fiat currencies, etc.) have clear motive to depress the prices of tangible assets such as silver and gold, in order to keep the suckers buying and selling the PPPoP, which can be inflated, and "Enronized" on demand.

Apr 12 10:40

Risk of Japan going bankrupt is real, say analysts

Analysts say Greece's debt problems may currently be in the spotlight, but Japan is also walking a financial tightrope, with a public debt bigger than that of any other industrialized nation.

Apr 12 10:34

Support for Repeal of Health Care Plan Up To 58%

Three weeks after Congress passed its new national health care plan, support for repeal of the measure has risen four points to 58%. That includes 50% of U.S. voters who strongly favor repeal.

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely voters nationwide finds 38% still oppose repeal, including 32% who strongly oppose it.

Apr 12 10:34

Manning Predicts Revolution

Apr 12 10:28

This Day in History: April 12 -

1861: On this date the American “Civil War” begins when Confederate forces fire on Fort Sumter, in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina.

Apr 12 10:25

Aussies Safer at Strip Clubs than in Churches

Aussies safer in a strip club than a church, figures show
By Brenden Hills From: The Sunday Telegraph April 11, 2010 11:51am

THEY may be holy places of worship and reflection, but new figures show you may not be as safe in a NSW church as you are at a strip club or in a brothel.

The latest data, compiled by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, showed 1600 people were charged with committing a range of 27 offences in the state's "places of worship'' in 2008.

Surprisingly, the figures showed only 282 people were charged in premises classified as adult entertainment over the same offences.


After reading this I wouldn't necessarily suggest taking kids to strip clubs on Sundays, but...

Apr 12 09:54

Israeli Military Order Sets Up Mass Expulsion of Palestinians From West Bank

Under the new regulations, any Palestinian, including those born in the West Bank or the Gaza Strip, could be classified as an “infiltrator” if they don’t have explicit permission from the Israeli military to reside in the territory.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This may well be the beginning of the end for Palestinians.

Israel is getting ready to annex the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem, forcibly expel any Palestinian left standing in those areas.

Apr 12 09:49

Hamid Karzai, R.I.P.

Karzai is either going to change his tune, or else find himself the victim of an "accident": a military coup is not out of the question. If I were the CIA station chief, I’d release those photos of Karzai toking on a hashish pipe. And if I were Karzai, I’d send my resume to Gucci, and get out of town fast. Because "the chicest man on the planet" wouldn’t do well at Bagram.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The writer misses one critical point in this article.

There were two outcomes to have come out of the invasion and occupation of Afghanistan.

The first was control over the drug trade, which the Taliban had nearly obliterated.. That mission has been accomplished to the point where the Russian government is stating that there is an "undeclared war" against it because of all the cheap, illegal heroin which is flooding their country from Afghanistan (when you control the drug traffic, you control where it winds up)

The second goal, which is proving to be painfully illusive 9 years on in this war, is the "pacification" of Afghanistan to the point where pipelines can be installed with which to control Eurasian oil.

This is the reason that the US and NATO leadership have their collective knickers in a twist; if Karzai survives this attempt at reconciliation, he may well demand that US and NATO leave far earlier that they want to, without those pipelines being built.

Should that scenario unfold, it puts the US precisely back in the position it was in 9 years ago, when as late as August of 2001, the US was negotiating with the Taliban for the rights to the pipeline routes, but thought that the price the Taliban was demanding was "too high."

Apr 12 09:34

I stole IDF documents to expose West Bank war crimes, Anat Kam says

Classified documents reveal that the Israel Defense Forces had committed war crimes in the West Bank, Anat Kam, the former soldier indicted for espionage over an alleged theft of top secret material, told the court earlier in the year, according to police documents released allowed for publication Monday at the request of Haaretz.

In the newly released material documenting court hearings surrounding Kam's arrest, the journalist and former IDF soldier said that the motivation behind her removal of sensitive military material was to expose "certain aspects of the IDF's conduct in the West Bank that I thought were of interest to the public."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This was a brave and honest thing for this young woman to do, which is why she will probably spend the rest of her life behind bars, rotting in an Israeli prison.

Apr 12 09:29

'Israel may drag US into new war'

Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has expressed fears that Israel may attempt to involve the US in a new aggression against Lebanon or the Gaza Strip.

"Because of Israel's current disagreements with the US, the Israeli side could get the US involved in what is a 'crazy move,'" Berri was quoted as saying by Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat .

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri is correct, but he is looking at the wrong country; Israel could well start a war against Iran, but could only finish it with the help of the US.

And that could potentially turn into a world war, with Russia and China aiding Iran militarily.

Apr 12 09:25

Netanyahu: Iran wants to destroy Israel and the world remains silent

"Iran's leaders are barreling toward developing a nuclear weapon, and openly declaring their desire to destroy Israel. In the face of these repeated pledges to remove the Jewish state from the earth, we encounter in the best case a limp reaction, and even that is fading," he said. "We do not hear the necessary rejection, no harsh denunciation, no outcry. The world is carrying on as usual, and there are those who direct their fire at us, at Israel."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Memo to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu: the "big lie" technique won't work any more, Bibi - get over it!

1. Iran's leadership never said that they would remove the Jewish state from the earth; that's a completely idiotic mistranslation from Farsi, and you know it.

2. Iran is a signatory to the NNPT (unlike Israel), and therefore must submit to its nuclear program being inspected consistently by the IAEA.

4. So far, there has been zero reporting of any nuclear materials gone missing, or enrichment beyond what is necessary to fuel a power plant.

5. The Iranian leadership may be many things, but it is not stupid. Iran hasn't initiated a war in two hundred years.

6. They understand that any military action against Israel will result its being bombed out of existence by the US.

7. Even if they are planning to develop a bomb (which is still very doubtful), who can blame them, after the magnificent object lesson the US gave Iran and the world by invading a nation which did not have a nuclear deterrent, that nation having been Iraq?

Apr 12 09:11

Obama Hosts Unprecedented International Nuclear Summit

President Obama says terrorists obtaining a nuclear weapon is the "single biggest threat" to U.S. security.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Memo to President Obama: the US government itself is the "single biggest threat" to US security.

Between waging immoral and illegal wars abroad, going broke trying to fund them,looting the taxpayers at every turn, and having turned this into the United States of Corporatocracy, this government is by far the most grave threat to this nation's security and stability.

Apr 12 09:04

Gates: Wikileaks Vido 'Painful to See', But Won't Have 'Lasting' Impact.

Defense Secretary Robert Gates acknowledged on Sunday that leaked video showing the 2007 killing by U.S. Army personnel of a gathering of civilians in Iraq is "unfortunate" and "painful to see." But he did not think it would have a long-term affect on U.S. operations in that country.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Memo to US Defense Secretary Gates: think again, sir!

These images are already seared into the memories of millions of people, around the world, and there is nothing you can do to take those images away.

Apr 12 08:57

US airbase in Kyrgyzstan resumes full operations: embassy

The US airbase in Kyrgyzstan vital to military operations in Afghanistan has resumed full operations, the US embassy said Monday, after unrest caused the suspension of troop transport flights.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

1. This was not "unrest": this was a revolution!

2. One has to wonder just what the US promised both the leadership of Kyrgyzstan and Russia to enable it to keep the base here open.

Apr 12 08:53

Risk of Japan going bankrupt is real, analysts say

Greece's debt problems may currently be in the spotlight but Japan is walking its own financial tightrope, analysts say, with a public debt mountain bigger than that of any other industrialised nation.

Public debt is expected to hit 200 percent of GDP in the next year as the government tries to spend its way out of the economic doldrums despite plummeting tax revenues and soaring welfare costs for its aging population.

Japan "can't finance" its record trillion-dollar budget passed in March for the coming year as it tries to stimulate its fragile economy, said Hideo Kumano, chief economist at Dai-ichi Life Research Institute.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

One by one, the global economic dominoes continue to fall.

And the question is, for thinking Americans, when the US will simply collapse of its own indebtedness?!? As reported at:


The US national debt, as of today, is:

$ 1 2 , 8 4 1 , 5 0 5 , 3 0 5 , 6 2 6 . 0 6

That's twelve trillion, eight hundred forty-one billion, five hundred-five million, three hundred-five thousand, six hundred twenty-six dollars and change.

And with interest on this debt, it is rising by the second.

Apr 12 08:49

Provocateurs Openly Announce Plans To Stage Tea Party Violence

With the establishment desperate to engender and exploit violence which will be used to demonize the Tea Party movement as an extremist mob, so-called anarchists are now openly declaring their intentions to pose as Tea Party members and stage violence in order to discredit populist grass roots organizations.

As we warned last week, leading anarchist groups have announced that they plan to “crash” the nationwide Tea Party protests on April 15, a promise that should not be taken lightly given the proven history of such organizations being infiltrated and steered by authorities to provocateur pointless mayhem and violence that serves as a justification for oppressing peaceful protest groups.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Levin? Makes sense. If the people of the United States stop paying taxes, Israel loses their free lunch! So Israel's supporters (and all other parasites and leeches) will be opposed to the Teas Party.

Apr 12 08:47

Report: Church abuse claims are 'Zionist attack', bishop says

A retired Italian bishop has sparked a furious row after quotes attributed to him suggested claims of sexual abuse in the Catholic church are a Jewish conspiracy, a British newspaper reported on Monday.

A website quoted Giacomo Babini, emeritus bishop of Grosseto, as saying he believed a "Zionist attack" was behind the criticism, considering how "powerful and refined" the criticism is, the Guardian daily reported.

Babini has denied the comments, which follow a series of statements from Catholic churchmen alleging the existence of plots to weaken the church and Pope Benedict XVI.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Pathetic. Just pathetic.

Apr 12 08:46

The Geminoid F brings us a step closer to Bladerunner

The scarily realistic Geminoid F, made with help from robot maker Kokoro, looks just like a twentysomething Japanese woman. The android sports extremely realistic hair and a set of teeth which apparently enable it to produce the most realistic robot smile yet. The android is operated by remote control and can mimic the exact facial expressions and speech of its operator. All of its electronics are hidden inside the android itself, and it can be charged and powered by a standard household electricity supply.

Apr 12 08:45

Psst: Hillary Rodham Clinton for Supreme Court?

Sen. Orrin Hatch says he's heard Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's name mentioned in connection with the Supreme Court vacancy brought about by the retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens.

Apr 12 08:44

Washington D.C. Lockdown

The Nuclear Summit is about to start in Washington D.C. and a strip of D.C. between the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and the White House is on lockdown.

One rumored item on the agenda of the Summit is an attempt to launch a program to get Israel to destroy its nuclear missiles. This is why Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahou cancelled plans to attend the Summit.The cancellation by Netanyahou has led some media outlets to report that Israel is boycotting the event. This is not true. I have it on good authority from a person intimately familiar with the comings and goings in the U.S. of top level Israeli officials that Netanyahou has sent a Deputy to the meetings.

Apr 12 08:44

Onerous New DOE Regulations Headed Our Way

The announcement from DOE Secretary Steven Chu says that these changes will save 164 Million Metric Tons of CO2, from entering the atmosphere due to our use of more efficient electrical appliances.

Damn that's a lot of CO2............. Or is it?

There's a total of roughly 800Gt (Gigatons) (798Gt actually) of CO2 in our atmosphere, of which roughly 27Gt comes from man's activities.

164M (Million) Mt (Metric Tons) over 10 years = 16.4MMt per year = 1.6% of 1Gt = 1.5 billionths of 1% of the atmosphere every year.

And this is going to cost us how many billions of dollars?

Apr 12 08:43

If mainstream medicine really works, why are Americans so unhealthy?

Did you ever wonder why such an alarmingly high percentage of Americans are obese, diabetic, depressed and suffering from cancer, heart disease, kidney disorders and skin problems? Now consider the fact that Americans pay more per capita for health care than any other nation in the world. Americans pay the highest prices, by far, for medications, medical imaging scans, blood work, surgeries, chemotherapy and hospital stays. And yet what does America have to show for it? The most universally diseased population in the world -- and a nation on the verge of bankruptcy caused in part by mainstream medicine.

Apr 12 08:43


If your computer is ‘attacked’ by these evil forces, notify HaAretz at contact@haaretz.co.il
Perhaps they might find ways to prevent this from happening….

Apr 12 08:41


Goods allowed into Gaza last week mostly destroyed beyond repair after years in Israeli storage.

Owl 1
Apr 12 08:40


In the ‘criminal justice system’….. who are the criminals, the ones committing the crimes or the ones exposing them?
This is not a battle for Israel’s image; it’s a battle for what is left of its soul.

Apr 12 08:40


This stretch of road is now solely for the use of the settlers, who use it to get to their settlement from the main road. The Israeli army will not allow Palestinians to use the road except on foot or on a donkey.

Apr 12 08:39


Yesterday I posted an article by Amira Hass dealing with new military rulings which will permit the expulsion of thousands of Palestinians from the occupied West Bank. Today she wrote an update on this situation, which is followed by an editorial from HaAretz speaking out against this new move on the part of the government…..

There are millions of Palestinians living in refugee camps outside of their country today, don’t allow Israel to increase their numbers. SPEAK OUT NOW AGAINST THIS INJUSTICE.

Include in your demands the RIGHT OF RETURN for ALL Palestinian refugees.

Apr 12 08:39

Priest accused of child porn possession

Austrian authorities have launched legal proceedings against a Catholic priest accused of possessing child pornography and sharing it with others online.

Apr 12 08:38

Paedophilia complaints 'unpunished'

BELGIAN bishops have failed to punish any clergy over 300 complaints of paedophilia brought to their attention in the 1990s, claims a priest who helped many victims.

''We brought forward between 1992 and 1998 more than 300 complaints from victims of abuse committed by priests, but only 15 ended up with admissions'' of guilt, Father Rick Deville told the Flemish dailies De Standaard and Het Nieuwsblad yesterday.

''A priest accused would most often be moved, but was never punished,'' he complained.

Apr 12 08:38

Fortean Diversions: Remote Viewing, Ingrained Hubris & Authentic Leadership -

Modern research on remote viewing began in the 1970s, largely funded by the CIA and other U.S. government agencies, which were primarily interested in the possibility of psychic spying. Two physicists, Hal Puthoff and Russell Targ developed the basic experimental procedure at the Stanford Research Institute (SRI). In these tests the subject had to try to describe a place where an agent, or ‘beacon person,’ was located.

Apr 12 08:38

Bishop 'blames Jews' for criticism of Catholic church record on abuse

A furious transatlantic row has erupted over quotes that were attributed to a retired Italian bishop, which suggested that Jews were behind the current criticism of the Catholic church's record on tackling clerical sex abuse.

A website quoted Giacomo Babini, the emeritus bishop of Grosseto, as saying he believed a "Zionist attack" was behind the criticism, considering how "powerful and refined" the criticism is.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Desperation on the cusp of madness!

Apr 12 08:15

US denies climate aid to countries opposing Copenhagen accord

The new policy, first reported by The Washington Post, suggests the Obama administration is ready to play hardball, using aid as well as diplomacy, to bring developing countries into conformity with its efforts to reach an international deal to tackle global warming.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

As the leaked document further down the page proves, the real agenda is forcing a global government on us all.

Apr 12 08:14

Monsanto Under Investigation by Seven US States

At least seven US state attorneys general are investigating whether Monsanto Company has abused its market power to lock out competitors and raise prices on seed. Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, and two other unidentified states are in a working group to investigate the biotech giant.

Apr 12 08:12

33 states out of money to fund jobless benefits

With unemployment still at a severe high, a majority of states have drained their jobless benefit funds, forcing them to borrow billions from the federal government to help out-of-work Americans.

Apr 12 08:07

IRS Audit Rate of Large Companies Continues to Plummet

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Taxes are just for the "little people!"

Apr 12 08:05

CLIMATEGATE - Confidential document reveals Obama's hardline US climate talk strategy

Top of the list of objectives is to: "Reinforce the perception that the US is constructively engaged in UN negotiations in an effort to produce a global regime to combat climate change."

Apr 12 08:04

House Of Rothschild: No One Can Understand What Has Happened To The Planet Without Reading This

The Rothschilds have been in control of the world for a very long time, their tentacles reaching into many aspects of our daily lives, as is documented in the following timeline. However, before you jump to the timeline, please read this invaluable introduction which will tell you who the Rothschilds are as oppose to who they claim to be. The Rothschilds claim that they are Jewish, when in fact they are Khazars. They are from a country called Khazaria, which occupied the land locked between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea which is now predominantly occupied by Georgia.

Apr 12 08:01

Connecticut bishops fight sex abuse bill

A bill in Connecticut's legislature that would remove the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases has sparked a fervent response from the state's Roman Catholic bishops, who released a letter to parishioners Saturday imploring them to oppose the measure.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

If I am not mistaken, this political activism violates the church's tax exempt status!

Apr 12 07:59

Ex-St. Catharines bishop implicated in coverup

As local Catholics puzzle Friday over the sudden resignation of their bishop, his predecessor was implicated in the coverup of sexual abuse by a priest in Pembroke.

Former St. Catharines bishop John O'Mara was named by former Pembroke bishop Joseph Windle in a 1993 letter to the Vatican's ambassador in Ottawa. O'Mara was named as part of a group of Ontario bishops who backed Windle's recommendation that the abuse of minors by a Pembroke priest be kept silent.

Apr 12 07:59

The Cowboy President

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA has reached a new level in its discredited War on Terror just when we thought it could not sink any lower.

And what makes this even more tragic is that the new depths being plumbed are on the express orders of Barack Obama … a US President who promised the world so much and has delivered on so little. That he is a Nobel Peace Prize recipient makes this all the more shocking. President Obama has authorized the assassination of a Muslim scholar by the name of Anwar al-Awlaki. But what is really breath-taking is that Al-Awlaki is an American citizen, born in Las Cruces in the state of New Mexico of Yemeni parents

Apr 12 07:57


I write this article
for the same reason I wrote my book:
to tell the American people,
and especially American Jews,
that Jews from Islamic lands did not emigrate
willingly to Israel; that, to force them to leave,
Jews killed Jews; and that,
to buy time to confiscate ever more Arab lands,
Jews on numerous occasions
rejected genuine peace initiatives
from their Arab neighbors.

Apr 12 07:56

Hawaii retreat center revenue challenged on tax-exempt status

Both tax-exempt organizations, the Roman Catholic Church of Hawaii and the Sisters of Sacred Hearts, use the centers for internal purposes, including housing for religious personnel and staff offices.

But both for years also have rented meeting and lodging space on the properties to outside organizations for short retreats or conferences, raising questions on whether such operations are considered commercial and should be subject to taxation.

The decisions to investigate were made last week after the Hawai'i Citizens for the Separation of State and Church, a loosely organized group of individuals, filed complaints with the city, state and federal governments over possible tax evasion by the two retreat operations.

Apr 12 07:55

U.S., Israeli attack on Iran would be 'unacceptable' - Russia military

Any airstrike against Iran by the United States or Israel would be "unacceptable," the chief of the Russian General Staff Nikolai Makarov said on Monday.

Apr 12 07:52

A bailout for news?

The historic way of funding great journalism in America — bankrolling newsrooms through the sales of real estate, auto, retail and employment ads — is disintegrating. Which means journalists must once again confront an uncomfortable issue: Do the news media need a bailout from the government to save journalism?

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Journalism could save itself overnight by simply telling the truth. But the corporate media has lied to America, continues to lie to America, and as America deserts the obvious government propaganda the presstitutes whine and cry for a taxpayer bailout to keep their jobs!

Apr 12 07:51

Spend It Now! A Huge New Tax Is Coming...

Everything you buy is about to become 20% more expensive...

I'm not kidding. The latest idea out of Washington is to pay for its insatiable appetite for spending with what's called a "Value-Added Tax."

Apr 12 07:49

Israeli occupation forces surround school

The school’s principal, Majid Odwan, said three military vehicles were stationed outside the gates of the building. Soldiers started by calling out the the children with loudspeakers demanding that they empty the school so several boys could be detained, he said.

Apr 12 07:48

Lady Apocalypse is Coming into Bloom.

438 to 437 is the tally by which Romney won the straw poll over Ron Paul. What are the odds of those numbers?

Apr 12 07:46

At the Geopolitical Crossroads of China and Russia: Kyrgyzstan And The Battle For Central Asia

It not only borders China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, but is only separated from Russia by a single nation, Kazakhstan. To gain an appreciation of Russian and Chinese concerns over hundreds of thousands of U.S. and NATO troops passing through Kyrgyzstan, imagine a comparable amount of Chinese and Russian soldiers regularly passing through Mexico and Guatemala, respectively. For almost nine years and at an accelerating rate.

It is not only a military "hard power" but also a "soft power" threat that the Western role in Kyrgyzstan poses to Russia and China.

Apr 12 07:44

N. Korea, Iran Snub Obama, Keep Up Nuclear Programs

North Korea and Iran angered by “hostile” Obama approach, plan to move forward with nuclear programs.

Apr 12 07:43

Iran to replace Persian Gulf radar

Iranian scientists are planning to develop domestic radars to replace a series of aging Russian-made systems currently deployed in the Persian Gulf.

"The systems will be designed and installed chiefly for defense purposes," said Vice President for Science and Technology, Nasrin Soltankhah, in an interview with Fars News Agency on Saturday.

Apr 12 07:43

Looting Main Street: How the Nation's Biggest Banks are ripping off American Cities

If you want to know what life in the Third World is like, just ask Lisa Pack, an administrative assistant who works in the roads and transportation department in Jefferson County, Alabama. Pack got rudely introduced to life in post-crisis America last August, when word came down that she and 1,000 of her fellow public employees would have to take a little unpaid vacation for a while. The county, it turned out, was more than $5 billion in debt — meaning that courthouses, jails and sheriff's precincts had to be closed so that Wall Street banks could be paid.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Money, money, money, money, money, money, money, money, money, money, money, money, money!!!!!!" -- Wall Street

Apr 12 07:41

Orwellian Justice System: Spying on Americans Continues Despite Court Order

As AT&T whistleblower Marc Klein told Wired earlier this year, internal AT&T documents suggest that the on-going NSA spy program "was just the tip of an eavesdropping iceberg."

Apr 12 07:40

Anti-War Left and Anti-War Right Unite in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Patriots have formed a left-right Liberty Coalition Facebook page. This follows a call by Ron Paul, Ralph Nader, Cynthia McKinney, and Chuck Baldwin to put aside partisan differences for the sake of overriding principles we can agree on.

Apr 12 07:37

GHW Bush’s Shadow Government Blackmailed By 9/11 Co-Conspirator, Mossad

This Shadow Government, with Mossad as its co-conspirator, planned and executed 9/11, the (Rumsfeld/Zack) Anthrax attacks, and all that followed. What the Christian Zionists never expected was that Israel would use these same events to blackmail their co-conspirators, which serves to explain why the US Government is so actively engaged in the cover-up of 9/11, while allowing Israel to do as it pleases in Gaza, Lebanon, and coming soon – Iran. All of the Shadow Government operatives, all the way up to David Rockefeller, are being held hostage by Israeli blackmail. Israel has ALL the evidence hanging over their heads, and effectively controls America (and its nuclear arsenal) as a result:

Apr 12 07:35

Tyranny of the Majority, Corporate Welfare, and Complicity

After including earned-income tax credits, the bottom 60% of households paid less than 1% of all Federal income taxes, and the households between 60% and 80% paid 13%.

The top 20% paid 68.7% of all Federal taxes: Income taxes, Social Security and Medicare, excise and corporate taxes. The top 10% of households paid fully 72.7% of all Federal income tax, the top 5% paid 60.7%, and the top 1% paid 38.8%.

In essence, this is a vote-buying scheme by the Status Quo: the top 1% control the policies of the State in alliance with the State's own Elites, and together they buy the complicity of the bottom 60% to passively accept their dominance.

Apr 12 07:34

WikiLeaks plans to post video showing US massacre of Afghani civilians

Adds the UK Telegraph: "The Afghan government said at the time that the strikes by F-18 and B1 planes near Granai killed 147 civilians. An independent Afghan inquiry later put the toll at 86."

"Video footage of the strike could prove highly damaging to the Nato-led coalition if it showed pilots failing to safeguard civilian lives," the paper continues.

Owl 2
Apr 12 07:33

Vatican forgives Beatles for Lennon Jesus remark

The Vatican has finally made peace with the Beatles.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Desperate attempt by Pope Benny the Rat to look "cool!"

Apr 12 07:31

all west bank palest to be imprisoned in gaza

The Islamic Resistance Movement "Hamas" has condemned the decision of the "Israeli" threatens to deport thousands of Palestinians from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip

Apr 12 07:16

Gulf War veterans 'refused war pensions'

Hundreds of sick Gulf War veterans are still having to go through drawn-out and distressing appeals to get war pensions, a charity said today.

Those left ill from the 1990-1991 conflict must seek compensation for each individual symptom because the Ministry of Defence refuses to recognise "Gulf War Syndrome" as a medical condition, according to the National Gulf Veterans and Families Association (NGVFA).

Many give up after repeatedly having their disabilities challenged and their claims rejected, the group said.

Apr 12 07:13

FDA says studies on triclosan, used in sanitizers and soaps, raise concerns

The Food and Drug Administration said recent research raises "valid concerns" about the possible health effects of triclosan, an antibacterial chemical found in a growing number of liquid soaps, hand sanitizers, dishwashing liquids, shaving gels and even socks, workout clothes and toys.

Apr 12 07:08

'No guarantee' British troops in Afghanistan will able to have their say in UK election

British soldiers serving in Afghanistan may not have their votes counted in the General Election, the Government has confessed.

Justice minister Michael Wills has admitted there is 'no guarantee' ballot papers filled out on the battlefield will reach the UK in time for 6 May.

Apr 12 07:05

Afghan fury after Nato troops open fire on bus full of civilians, killing four people

International troops opened fire on a bus carrying Afghan civilians today, killing four people and setting off anti-American protests by furious locals.

Witnesses said the bus, which was travelling in Kandahar province's Zhari district, had pulled over to allow an American convoy to pass when gunfire broke out.

The shooting left another 18 people wounded, 12 of whom were taken to a military hospital.

Apr 12 07:02

Tens of thousands of British women warned their breast implants could rupture

Nearly fifty thousands women in the UK have been warned by health chiefs that their breast implants could explode.

The best-selling silicone implant made by the French firm Poly Implant Prothese (PIP), are thought to be twice as likely to rupture.

A government health agency is urging women with this type of implant to contact their plastic surgeons to consider having the implants removed.

They run the risk of developing toxic shock syndrome or gangrene if the implants explode.

Apr 12 06:59

Fury as Russia sells its missile system to Iran

The S-300's surface-to-air rockets can hit many targets at once, including in-coming cruise missiles, making any Western or Israeli strike on Iran much more difficult.

News of the multi-billion pound deal with Moscow has caused fury and fear among Western powers as they desperately try to stop the country developing nuclear weapons.

Apr 12 06:41


Apr 12 05:47

The Deadly Game Between The House of Rothschild and Freedom-Loving America

“So you see, my dear Coningsby, the world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.”
—Benjamin Disraeli, in his 1844 novel Coningsby

Apr 12 05:18

Israel must denuclearize, Erdogan says

The Turkish premier says the international community should take action to disarm Israel as part of the efforts to make the Middle East a nuclear weapons-free zone...

Apr 12 00:49

Fresno Tea Party Attendee James on Martial Law

FRESNO, California -- Tea Party attendee, James, speaks his mind on martial law, endless war, second amendment rights, the National Rifle Association (NRA) and other pertinent topics at the Fresno Tea Party held in Chukchansi Park Stadium on April 10, 2010.

When asked about martial law and the possibility of martial law occurring in America, James responded, "I'll tell you what, I think martial law should be put in the hands of the militia. How about that? That's exactly where it should be."

Apr 12 00:20

Ellen Brown interview with RENSE, 'The IMF, G20 et al (2) (STRUCTURE OF THE NWO SERIES/ 'The Global Administrators')

Listen to all parts. This is part 2 and very worth listening to.

April 11, 2010

Apr 11 23:21

Is the World's Second Biggest Economy On the Ropes?

Iceland has around the 101st biggest economy.

Dubai is also tiny.

Greece is somewhat bigger, with the 27th biggest economy.

When Iceland, Dubai and Greece tanked, that was horrible ... but not catastrophic.

Portugal - the 37th biggest economy - may be next. It would be horrible if Portugal tanks.

But Spain is also in real trouble. As the 9th biggest economy, a default by Spain could be major.

But none of these are in the same ballpark as Japan - the world's 2nd biggest economy. Only the U.S. is bigger.

So it is newsworthy that S & P cut Japan's sovereign credit rating in January.

Apr 11 22:39

British scientific expedition discovers world's deepest known undersea volcanic vents

A British scientific expedition has discovered the world's deepest undersea volcanic vents, known as 'black smokers', 3.1 miles (5000 metres) deep in the Cayman Trough in the Caribbean. Using a deep-diving vehicle remotely controlled from the Royal Research Ship James Cook, the scientists found slender spires made of copper and iron ores on the seafloor, erupting water hot enough to melt lead, nearly half a mile deeper than anyone has seen before.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

If one does not know exactly how many undersea vents and volcanoes there are, then one cannot accurately calculate how much heat and CO2 these undersea sources add to the oceans. It therefore follows that one cannot possibly have a meaningful figure for the human contribution to ocean temperatures and CO2.

Apr 11 22:04

Mike Rivero - The Dangers of Belief

Apr 11 22:04

Your Taxes and War

If you’re an average American taxpayer, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have, since 2001, cost you personally $7,334, according to the "cost of war" counter created by the National Priorities Project (NPP). They have cost all Americans collectively more than $980,000,000,000. As a country, we’ll pass the trillion dollar mark soon. These are staggering figures and, despite the $72.3 billion that Congress has already ponied up for the Afghan War in 2010 ($136.8 billion if you add in Iraq), the administration is about to go back to Congress for more than $35 billion in outside-the-budget supplemental funds to cover the president’s military and civilian Afghan surges.

Apr 11 22:03

It's All Over But the Shouting

Congress finally passed health care reform in late March before finally abandoning Washington for two weeks. Lawmakers return this week. And no one quite knows what they’re going to do between now and the end of the year.

“I’m not really sure,” responded one senior staffer when I asked what was on tap when Congress returned to session.

“Are you kidding me?” said another. “I still haven’t recovered from health care.”

“I’m golfing,” replied another.

It may be April. But in Congress, the calendar may as well read December. Because almost anything of consequence for the 111th Congress is in the books.

Apr 11 22:00

Carbon credit documentary should not have been shown, BBC admits

A BBC documentary about socialite Robin Birley and his carbon credits business venture in Africa should never have been broadcast, an internal inquiry by the corporation has found. Millions of viewers were misled because the sympathetic documentary shown on BBC World News failed to declare that it was financed by a secretive trust that was linked to Birley.

Apr 11 20:48

IDF order will enable mass deportation from West Bank

A new military order aimed at preventing infiltration will come into force this week, enabling the deportation of tens of thousands of Palestinians from the West Bank, or their indictment on charges carrying prison terms of up to seven years.

When the order comes into effect, tens of thousands of Palestinians will automatically become criminal offenders liable to be severely punished.

Apr 11 18:04

Nuclear War Survival Skills by Cresson H. Kearny

Forward by Dr. Edward Teller.

Well thought out. Includes instructions on how to make a NIST accurate Geiger counter.

Free download.

Apr 11 14:22

False Flag at 32 Minute Mark: The Panama Deception Video

It is reasonable to consider that such tactics are being used RIGHT NOW by the United States, and probably by the United States against its own citizens.

Apr 11 13:30

Iraqis Rally On Anniversary Of US occupation

Tens of thousands of Iraqis have gathered in the holy city of Najaf to mark the seventh anniversary of the US-led occupation of the country in 2003.

Carrying Iraqi flags and shouting slogans such as “Yes, yes to unity” and “Sunni and Shia Muslims, we won’t sell this country,” protesters marched across the shrine city on Friday, calling for the release of detainees held in US-run prisons.

Apr 11 13:14

CrossTalk on Billionaires: The money tumor

Interview that includes Ellen Brown, author of "Web of Debt"!

The combined wealth of the world's billionaires soared 50%, from $2.4 to $3.6 trillion, in 2010.

Apr 11 13:13

My Beautiful Palestine

This is to all of the Palestinian parents in exile and the long trail of olive trees they've planted around the globe.

Apr 11 12:56

In 48 Hours; Tens Of Thousands Of Palestinians May Face Eviction In Occupied WB

The order's language came ambiguous and far from defining liabilities and rights of each group of residents in the West Bank.

Haaretz said: "The order's language is both general and ambiguous, stipulating that the term infiltrator will also be applied to Palestinian residents of Jerusalem, citizens of countries with which Israel has friendly ties (such as the United States) and Israeli citizens, whether Arab or Jewish.

"All this depends on the judgement of Israel defence forces commanders in the field."

Apr 11 12:38

12 Year-Old and Mother Anti-War Protestors Arrested in Iowa Senator's Office

Twelve-year-old war protester Frankie Hughes was arrested late Wednesday for trespassing after she allegedly refused to leave U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin's Des Moines office.

On Thursday morning, the girl's mother - who was standing outside Harkin's office when Frankie was taken into custody - was ticketed for contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

"How crazy," said Frankie, who learned after school that her mother had been charged. "She didn't contribute to anything. I did what was in my heart. No one suggested I do what I did."

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Sounds like a family with good values!

Apr 11 12:14

Red Hot Catholic Love South Park Season 6 Episode 8

No embedding from the South Park Studios website. Click link to watch!

UPDATE: For some strange reason, this particular South Park episode is very slow in downloading! Here is an alternative lower-quality version.

Apr 11 12:07

Breaking: Benedict’s signature on letter requesting delay of defrocking of pedophile priest

The future Pope Benedict XVI resisted pleas to defrock a California priest with a record of sexually molesting children, citing concerns including ‘’the good of the universal church,’’ according to a 1985 letter bearing his signature.

Apr 11 12:06

FLASHBACK - Great rebuttal by CNN anchor against a Israel Spokeswomen

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Seriously, how does Israel get photos of these rockets being fired? Does Hezbollah and HAMAS invite Israeli photographers to attend the launching and say "Here, please take pictures so that Israel can justify stealing more land from the Palestinians?"

Apr 11 11:41

Turkey criticizes Israel's nuclear program

Turkey's prime minister said the world is turning a blind eye to Israel's nuclear program and he intends to raise the issue at the nuclear summit in Washington.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Iran's nuclear program is being scrutinized because of its membership in the International Atomic Energy Agency whereas Israel, which has not signed a nonproliferation treaty, is "free to do what it wants."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Bravo to Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, for having had the courage to make this statement.