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September 15, 2009

Sep 15 20:55

Holocaust movie at every turn - NOTHING about our wonderful allies - the Soviets!

Sometimes the disgusting double standard is maddening. Just think, we entered the war on THESE guy's side - thanks FDR. Not a peep from the movie industry. Funny, that. Imagine the questions that would be raised if the truth about this were to be widely known and what we THOUGHT was a truth about the Nazis ended up being a lie?

This reminds me - I need to read The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

Sep 15 19:33

China 'covers suicide bridge in butter'

Government officials in south-east China have ordered workers to cover a 1,000 ft long steel bridge in butter to prevent citizens from using it to attempt suicide.

All the climbable surfaces on the structure in Guangzhou have been covered in greasy fat to put an end to the spate of people threatening to jump from it, The Sun reports.

Government spokesman Shiu Liang said: "We tried employing guards at both ends but that didn't work - and we put up special fences and notices asking people not to commit suicide here.

"None of it worked - and so now we have put butter over the bridge and it has worked very well. Nobody can get up there and nobody who tries ever falls."

Sep 15 19:23

Owners of uninsured cars face new fines under new Government curbs

Taxed but uninsured cars left on a public road could be clamped or seized under the new laws which are being unveiled by the Government.

The draconian new powers are intended to tackle an estimated two million uninsured motorists who, the Government says, are responsible for 160 deaths a year.

But the changes have angered civil liberty campaigners and also alarmed motoring groups who fear that law-abiding motorists could be penalised for innocent mistakes, such as allowing their insurance to lapse while they are on holiday.



Emigrate While You Still Can - Finca Bayano In Panama!

Finco Bayano
Sep 15 18:34

UN accuses Israel of committing war crimes in Gaza

The report accused Israel of breaking international law by deliberately attacking civilians, using Palestinians as “human shields” and torturing detainees. It added that the continuing Israeli blockade of Gaza could constitute persecution — a crime against humanity.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

OK, we know: but just what is the world ready to do about this?!?

Sep 15 18:18

Good Billions After Bad

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Once the money left the building, the government lost all track of it. The Treasury Department knew where it had sent the money, but nothing about what was done with it. Did the money aid the recovery? Was it spent for the purposes Congress intended? Did it save banks from collapse? Paulson’s Treasury Department had no idea, and didn’t seem to care. It never required the banks to explain what they did with this unprecedented infusion of capital.

The intention of Congress when it passed the bailout bill could not have been more clear. The purpose was to buy up defective mortgage-backed securities and other “toxic assets” through the Troubled Asset Relief Program, better known as tarp. But the bill was in fact broad enough to give the Treasury secretary the authority to do whatever he deemed necessary to deal with the financial crisis. If tarp had been a credit card, it would have been called Carte Blanche. That authority was all Paulson needed to switch gears, within a matter of days, and change the entire thrust of the program from buying bad assets to buying stock in banks.

Sep 15 17:41

Duh, US national security IS NOT threatened by Afghanistan

The chair of the Joint Chiefs testified to Congress today that “success” in Afghanistan requires more US troops and “certainly much more time.” Senator McCain Orwell-spoke that each day we wait to send more US troops to Afghanistan to put their lives in danger, “puts lives in danger.” President Obama defended the strategy of war to produce peace and happiness by saying, "You never step into the same river twice. And so Afghanistan is not Vietnam." I think the president is absolutely correct with my observations about stepping into the same river for a second time: the experience is not quite the same, only about 99%. Polling data also show American support for this war is at its lowest: 58% disapprove and 39% approve.

Sep 15 17:05

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Sep 15 16:51

Why Propaganda Trumps Truth

The physicist, Steven Jones, has produced overwhelming evidence that explosives were used to bring down the buildings. His evidence is not engaged, examined, tested, and refuted. It is simply ignored.
Dr. Jones’ experience reminds me of that of my Oxford professor, the distinguished physical chemist and philosopher, Michael Polanyi. Polanyi was one of the 20th centuries great scientists....
As a young man in the early years of the 20th century, Michael Polanyi discovered the explanation for chemical absorption. Scientific authority found the new theory too much of a challenge to existing beliefs and dismissed it... One half-century later his discovery was re-discovered by scientists at UC, Berkeley...

Sep 15 16:33

Pentagon backs massive missile sale to Turkey

Turkey, a long-time US ally, is the only NATO member to have a land border with Iran.

Sep 15 16:28

Four Apparent Suicides/Deaths in 48 Hours – CEO-Financiers-Fundraiser

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The bodies are starting to pile up!

Sep 15 16:19

U.S. credit card defaults up, signal consumer stress

Bank of America Corp and Citigroup Inc customers defaulted on their credit card debts in August at the highest rates since the onset of the recession, a sign that the banks' consumer lending woes are far from over.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

PIFFLES! Only this morning, Helicopter Ben Bernanke said the recession is over!

Would he lie to us?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?



Sep 15 15:41

Is Black Racism Possible?

The State of Racism: Part 1 - Is Black Racism Possible?
Guy White - 3/9/2008
Accusations of white racism are rampant, with the topic of race turning immediately to the alleged hate deep in the heart of every white person. In fact, any “dialogue” on race is nothing more than a vicious black attack on whites who cannot defend themselves and usually respond with a payment to black organizations and neighborhoods from the government and corporations. But what about black racism? Is it even possible? If so, does it exist? And if it exists, is it more or less virulent than white racism?"Black racism is possible. Racism is an ideology and anyone, including blacks, can embrace it."

Sep 15 15:00

Coming soon to USA

The music business is also a source of income for the government(s) of EU, because the business is heavily taxed.
And so both parties are fanatically trying to stop the downloading.
This law will be forced down the throats of all Europeans in the coming months, especially after the Lisbon treaty kicks in.
The Swedish piracy trial with the biased judge judging the other biased judge is a good example of their relentless efforts: http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20090525/1542304998.shtml
These laws can and will be abused to cut off *terrorist bloggers*
What happens in Europe will soon come to USA and vice versa.
The infowar is global.

Sep 15 14:51

US lists China, Russia as its main challengers

The United States on Tuesday put emerging superpower China and former Cold War foe Russia alongside Iran and North Korea on a list of the four main nations challenging American interests.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"If at first you don't succeed ... find someone to blame!" -- Official White Horse Souse

"Former cold war foe?" That was the USSR and they do not exist any more. That is like describing present day Germany as our former Nazi foe in WW2. Nazi Germany is GONE. So is the USSR. The US is about to follow along and the government is thrashing about for an enemy they can blame it on.

Sep 15 14:34

The UN Fact-Finding Mission:Gaza & Israeli Atrocities

The UN Fact-Finding Mission led by Justice Richard Goldstone on Tuesday released its long-awaited report on the Gaza conflict, in which it concluded there is evidence indicating serious violations of international human rights and humanitarian law were committed by Israel during the Gaza conflict, and that Israel committed actions amounting to war crimes, and possibly crimes against humanity.



Sep 15 14:30

ARM American Resistance Movement on G20 Summit Sept. 24-27

I just want to add to this video one important thing. I don't think we need to wear a mask or any face cover to speak out against the government. This will only make us associated with the dark forces. This will give more excuse for the government to declare the freedom movement a terrorist organization to bring on physical force on us.

Sep 15 14:27

Remarks of Senator Russ Feingold Introducing a Resolution to Censure President George W. Bush

The President’s wrongdoing demands a response. And not just a response that prevents wrongdoing in the future, but a response that passes judgment on what has happened. We in the Congress bear the responsibility to check a President who has violated the law, who continues to violate the law, and who has not been held accountable for his actions.

Sep 15 14:24

Ron Paul on Morning Joe 9-15-09



Sep 15 13:04

Obama Supports Extending Provisions of the Patriot Act

The Obama administration supports extending three key provisions of the Patriot Act that are due to expire at the end of the year, the U.S. Justice Department told Congress in a letter made public Tuesday.

Sep 15 13:03

Congressman Suggests People Will Don 'White Hoods' If Wilson Not Rebuked

In an obvious reference to the Ku Klux Klan, Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., says that people will put on "white hoods and ride through the countryside" if emerging racist attitudes, which he says were subtly supported by Rep. Joe Wilson, are not rebuked. He said Wilson must be disciplined as an example.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Here is the US Government, race-baiting.

Sep 15 12:52

'Nuclear-free zone impossible in anti-Israel Mideast'

The chairman of Israel's Atomic Energy Commission on Tuesday told the international community that a nuclear-free Middle East requires a change in regional attitude toward Israel.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Or we'll nuke the bastards!"

Sep 15 11:56

The Kelly mysteries

There are plenty of questions surrounding the death of Christopher Kelly, the one-time confidante of Rod Blagojevich who was headed off to prison soon.

Questions about what drugs Kelly took. Questions about the "mystery man" with gray hair who tried to pick up Kelly's Cadillac SUV from the hospital. Questions about whether the pressure to cooperate with federal authorities or the prospect of a long stretch in prison, drove him to suicide. Questions about how his death will impact the prosecution of Blagojevich.

There's something else that deserves real scrutiny: What kind of medical care did Kelly get at Oak Forest Hospital and Stroger Hospital?

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Was it really a suicide, or had Kelly agreed to cooperate with prosecutors?



Sep 15 11:24

Beating the War Drums for Iran

When I started blogging back in January, one of my early posts questioned the belief that Obama’s election had ended talk of military action against Iran. I though this view was “almost certainly premature,” because I didn’t think a rapid diplomatic breakthrough was likely and I knew that advocates of a more forceful approach would soon come out of the woodwork and start pushing the new administration to get tough with Tehran.

Sep 15 11:09

Rockefeller & Co CEO dies from apparent suicide

James McDonald, a prominent adviser to wealthy families as chief executive of investment management group Rockefeller & Co, died of a single gunshot wound on Sunday, local authorities said on Tuesday.

McDonald, 56, was found dead in his car near a strip mall in Dartmouth, Massachusetts on Sunday afternoon. Police are still investigating.

"The preliminary investigation concludes that this was an apparent suicide," Gregg Miliote, a spokesman for Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Hmmmm.

Also, someone needs to tell the webmaster here that the stupid Wolverine ad keeps popping back on after you hit the close button.

Very annoying.

Sep 15 11:08

Yes We Can? New UK Report Says: No You Can't

For many Americans there has always been a narcissistic sense of entitlement in terms of global power but according to a fairly recent UK report conducted by the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies, the United States could start retreating from the world stage without support from its allies abroad.
According to the study researches have concluded that President Barack Obama will have to turn to others for help dealing with the world’s problems due to the fact that he has no other alternative.

“Domestically Obama may have campaigned on the theme ‘yes we can’; internationally he may increasingly have to argue ‘no we can’t',” the institute said in its annual review of world affairs.

Sep 15 11:07

A Blizzard of Lies

This fact sheet is a response to the campaign of disinformation being waged against the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) protest letter, "The Toronto Declaration: No Celebration of Occupation,” [1] signed by 1,000 people including Viggo Mortenson, Danny Glover, Naomi Klein, Harry Belafonte, Wallace Shawn, Eve Ensler, Jane Fonda along with many Israelis and Palestinians. This year, TIFF decided to put a celebratory spotlight on Tel Aviv at the festival, in line with the goals of the Israeli Consulate’s “Brand Israel” program. In its own words, the “Brand Israel” program aims to publicize Israeli culture in order to distract public attention from its human rights record.



Owl 1
Sep 15 10:42

William Gibson's Bridge City in "Virtual Light" Could Become Real

San Francisco's Bay Bridge is getting a makeover that will leave a large portion of the old bridge unused, but still standing strong. Now two architects are proposing that the city build a neighborhood on it.

Sep 15 10:28

Israel grants immunity to soldiers over misdeeds

The Israeli Knesset is working on a bill to grant more immunity to Israeli soldiers as the number of Palestinian lawsuits against the Israeli army hits a record high.

The bill --an amendment to the 1952 Civil Wrongs (Liability of the State) Law-- says Israel is not civilly responsible for damages incurred during a military operation launched in a situation of war, providing a broader defense for soldiers' actions in military operations.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

It's open season on non-combatants.

Sep 15 10:15

Has Osama Bin Laden been dead for seven years - and are the U.S. and Britain covering it up to continue war on terror?



Sep 15 10:14

Karzai rival warns: Vote fraud would doom U.S. involvement

Abdullah Abdullah, the leading challenger in Afghanistan's national elections warned Monday if President Hamid Karzai wins another term based on vote fraud, the U.S.-led war against al Qaida and the Taliban in Afghanistan will fail.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

It will fail anyway.

Sep 15 10:08

Yale pharmacology head, Dr. Joseph Schlessinger, suppressed site exposing sexual, financial misconduct, 14 Sep 2009

Earlier this year or late last year, undisclosed individuals, possibly the aggrieved parties in those cases, registered "josephschlessinger.com", where they placed the court records, transcripts, and links to news articles, all woven together in a morally indignant tone that questioned how Dr. Schlessinger had ever been appointed Yale Pharmacology Chair, given this background.

Rather than suing for libel, which may have been a difficult case to sustain, given that most of his critics' allegations were based on the public record, Dr. Schlessinger took a case to the WIPO, or World Intellectual Property Organization, where he claimed that he owned the commonlaw rights to "josephschlessinger.com".

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Some asshole has actually registered http://michaelrivero.com/ but will sell it back to me for ONLY $600!!!!!!

Sep 15 10:06

More data on the LCROSS impact site and observation

Sep 15 10:03

Poll: Most Americans support US aid to Israel if attacked

A Rasmussen poll published Monday shows that 59% of American citizens would be in favor of granting US support to Israel if the latter were attacked from abroad.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

That's going to be interpreted as a "green light" by the Israeli military to create some "false flag" attack to blame on either Iran or Lebanon.



Sep 15 10:00

Cholera outbreaks in 10 Afghan provinces: govt

Afghanistan has reported outbreaks of potentially lethal cholera in 10 provinces across the impoverished country, the health ministry said on Sunday.

The ministry "has so far recorded 673 cases countrywide" of the highly contagious disease in almost a third of the country's 34 provinces, including in the capital Kabul. No deaths have been reported.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

More US/NATO "progress" in Afghanistan, I see.

Sep 15 09:58

Company: Regrets not disclosing misconduct

During a hearing that lasted almost six hours, the Commission on Wartime Contracting sharply criticized representatives from ArmorGroup and the State Department for being unaware of what was happening and for not acting more aggressively to correct the situation.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Please note that there is no mention of this contract being pulled immediately, which is what should have happened.

As reported here, 1 Sept 2009:

http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2009/09/animal-house-afghanistan

"The contractor was the subject of a congressional probe earlier this summer that found serious lapses in the company's handling of the embassy security contract, which internal State Department documents said left the embassy compound "in jeopardy." Nevertheless, the government opted to extend the company's 5-year, $189 million contract for another year. "

One has to wonder which congress members have become "acquisitions" of this company, through overt and covert campaign support.

Sep 15 09:57

Toxic Waste Ship Sunk by the Mafia Found in Italy - At Least 32 More Suspected

This may sound like a pretty good TV crime show plot, but this is non-fiction: Reuters reports that Italian authorities have discovered a ship containing 180 barrels of toxic waste (some of which may be radioactive), which was purposely sunk by the Mafia, off Italy's southern coast. What's more, it's suspected there are 32 more vessels waiting to be found:

The ship was discovered after a former member of the 'Ndrangheta organized crime organization tipped off police -- the informant was personally responsible for sinking this ship and two others.

Sep 15 09:53

US troops raid Somali town controlled by fighters

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Here a war, there a war, everywhere a war, war, ee eye ee eye oh!" -- Official White Horse Souse



Lockerdome
Sep 15 09:50

Corporate Corruption Killing America

Anyone smart and strong enough to fight delusional thinking and who pays attention to current events should clearly see that corporate corruption of the US political system is so pervasive and powerful that there will be no genuine reform of both the health care and financial sectors.

Sep 15 09:50

Shawn Buckley about Bill C-6

Webmaster's Commentary: 

constitutional lawyer, Shawn Buckley presents the truth about Bill C-6 and the loss of our fundamental freedom in Canada if the bill passes.

Sep 15 09:49

Unrest Brewing Beneath Gaza Calm

The mile-long stretch that divides Israel’s Erez border crossing into northern Gaza from the Hamas police border post is eerily quiet. But the mountains of rubble, twisted metal, and craters which remain following Israel’s intensive bombing campaign in January serve as a stark reminder that war between the two bitter enemies is still a possibility.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Translation: Israel is looking for an excuse - any excuse - to exterminate every man, woman, and child in Gaza to claim the territory for themselves. Fatah and Hamas are rearming the best they can, and at this point, who can blame them, looking at the carnage Israel created here in the last major invasion?

Sep 15 09:48

Pasadena Home and Bring Your Own Bulldozer. Flipping Homes in the Worst Housing Market in a Century. Granite Countertop Redux.

If you thought flipping homes was over, think again. If you thought HGTV inspired granite countertops were a thing of dreams, it is time to open your eyes once again. The California housing bubble mentality is back and it is bringing back the gold rush housing mentality. It is tunnel focused and it fails to see the Alt-A and option ARM tsunami knocking on the door waiting to crest in 2010.



Sep 15 09:47

Bernanke says recession ‘very likely over’

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Imagine my relief.

Just imagine.

Sep 15 09:43

Today's Iraq: The Police State That America Built

The Economist -- the veritable Bible of the Anglo-American Establishment -- paints a grim portrait of the Iraqi regime installed at the point of American guns: a sinkhole of torture, execution, increasing repression and brazen power-grabs.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"I love the smell of "democracy" in Iraq in the morning" - official white horse souse.

Sep 15 09:41

Obama: Giving Bagram Detainees Access to US Courts a Threat to National Security

Though the Department of Defense has made a big deal about the major changes being made in the detention procedures at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan, and the notion that for the first time detainees will have something resembling rights while in US custody, the Obama Administration has made it clear today that those “rights” don’t extend very far.

Today the administration made a filing with the US Court of Appeals in Washington challenging a previous determination by a judge that some Bagram detainees actually had legal rights to challenge their detention.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Imagine my complete (absence of) surprise.

Sep 15 09:39

Iran nuclear leaks 'linked to Israel'

A report on Iran's nuclear program issued by the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee last month generated news stories publicizing an incendiary charge that US intelligence is underestimating Iran's progress in designing a "nuclear warhead" before the halt in nuclear weapons-related research in 2003.

That false and misleading charge from an intelligence official of a foreign country, who was not identified but was clearly Israeli, reinforces two of Israel's key themes on Iran - that the 2007 US National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran is wrong, and that Tehran is poised to build nuclear weapons as soon as possible.



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Sep 15 09:39

IAEA Conceals Evidence Iran Documents Were Forged

The International Atomic Energy Agency says its present objective regarding Iran is to try to determine whether the intelligence documents purportedly showing a covert Iranian nuclear weapons program from 2001 to 2003 are authentic or not. The problem, according to its reports, is that Iran refuses to help clarify the issue.

But the IAEA has refused to acknowledge publicly significant evidence brought to its attention by Iran that the documents were fabricated, and it has made little, if any, effort to test the authenticity of the intelligence documents or to question officials of the governments holding them, IPS has learned.

Sep 15 09:38

Iran Nuke Laptop Data Came from Terror Group

The George W. Bush administration has long pushed the "laptop documents" - 1,000 pages of technical documents supposedly from a stolen Iranian laptop - as hard evidence of Iranian intentions to build a nuclear weapon. Now charges based on those documents pose the only remaining obstacles to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) declaring that Iran has resolved all unanswered questions about its nuclear programme.

But those documents have long been regarded with great suspicion by U.S. and foreign analysts. German officials have identified the source of the laptop documents in November 2004 as the Mujahideen e Khalq (MEK), which along with its political arm, the National Council of Resistance in Iran (NCRI), is listed by the U.S. State Department as a terrorist organisation.

Sep 15 09:38

Pakistan protests to India over gunfire

In a rare incident of its kind on the international border, the Indian forces opened fire from across the Wagah border on Friday night after mistaking an unexplained explosion in a village in East Punjab for ‘rocket fire from Pakistan’.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

With the world on such a hair trigger, can't we all just take a deep breath?



Sep 15 09:35

Israel: Date Set for Olmert Trial

Israel The corruption trial of former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will begin on Sept. 29 in Jerusalem, the Justice Ministry said Monday. Mr. Olmert, 63, was indicted last month on charges of illegally accepting funds from an American supporter and double-billing Jewish organizations for trips abroad. He has denied any wrongdoing. The charges, stemming from when Mr. Olmert was the Jerusalem mayor and later was a cabinet minister, emerged when he was still prime minister. He eventually resigned from the office, to which he was elected in 2006.

Sep 15 09:34

Bush's attorney general might stand trail

I'm not going to hold my breath but I would sure like to see John Ashcroft charged and convicted for his reckless disregard of the 4th Amendment of the Constitution. Abolish the Patriot Act and restore all of our unalienable rights as endowed by our Creator.

Sep 15 09:33

Violence Escalates In Afghanistan, as US, NATO Forces Push Further Against Insurgents

The latest violence comes as the U.S. tries to implement its strategy of fighting the Taliban and protecting civilians.

Retired Army General Jack Keane says the strategy will not work without an increase in U.S. combat troops.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

One has to wonder if we are looking at the troops being considered for this escalation will actually be US combat troops, or hired mercenaries.

My guess would be the later.

Sep 15 09:32

Why does the mainline media still deny all 9/11 evidence?

It´s Israel, of course.
When the physical evidence will finally be accepted by mainline media and mainline political groups, the first question after the “how was it done” is the “who did it”, who was involved.
And at that point, it can´t be covered up any more.
Israel´s political class and it´s intelligence agencies were in it, deep, deep in it, together with American Neocons, fanatic supporters of Israel.



Sep 15 09:29

Obama Is Pushing Israel Toward War

It is not in the U.S. interest that Israel be the instrument of Iran's disarmament. For starters, its ability to do so is iffy: Israeli strategists are quietly putting it about that even a successful attack may have to be repeated a few years down the road as Iran reconstitutes its capacity. For another thing, Iran could respond to such a strike not only against Israel itself, but also U.S targets in Iraq and the Persian Gulf.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Israel, with a flurry of op-ed articles, is desperately attempting to goad US leadership into attacking Iran, so they don't have to. And a big reason is, the Israeli military isn't convinced that Israel alone can pull this attack off with the successful outcome they want.

Unfortunately, this country's leadership thoroughly spoiled Israel with our wonderful job of having "neutralized" its former existential threat Iraq, which Israel and the US claimed to have nuclear weapons, which Iraq did not have.

Israel wants it to be our kids who do the fighting, the getting maimed, and the dying to neutralize its newest existential threat, Iran. And after Iran, there will be the next, and the next and the next. Israel will never not have an existential threat in the region they don't want the US to neutralize for them.

I say, let's sit this one out. Let's grab some popcorn, and watch as Russia defends Iran military against an Israeli military strike. That just could get interesting!

Sep 15 09:29

U.N. Finds Evidence of War Crimes by Both Sides in Gaza

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Read carefully after the first paragraph. The actual UN report only lists war crimes by Israel, to which Israel replies by claiming the UN is biased. Nowhere in this article is there justification for either the headline or that first paragraph.

Sep 15 09:26

FLASHBACK - THE "WHEN PIGS FLY" FLU

Here are some of the relevant facts.

In 1974, a document entitled National Security Study Memorandum 200: Implications of Worldwide Population Growth for U.S. Security and Overseas Interests was released by the United States National Security Council under the direction of Henry Kissinger. This document, National Security Study Memorandum 200, declared overpopulation, especially in the third world to be a strategic threat to the United States because of resource depletion and popular uprisings against US foreign policy.

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Relinked in reply to a reader email.

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Sep 15 09:18

India’s Internet Connection to China Inexplicably Cut

Indian internet connections to servers in China appear to have been cut with no ability for Indian web users to access websites hosted in China.

The breach also appears to have affected corporate email with Indian employees are unable to connect to their colleagues and friends in China. Users in India have had to use services based overseas like Gmail to connect to China

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This disruption could have been caused by a host of reasons.

However, before a true shooting war begins, one of the first things one sees is a cutting off of communications.



Owl 2
Sep 15 09:14

September 12th 2009 District of Criminals Protest PHOTOGRAPHS

Webmaster's Commentary: 

More photos the US Government did not want you to see.

Sep 15 09:13

Indian Press: Military Police Shot by Chinese Troops Along Sikkim Border

China apparently seriously escalated the ongoing border conflict between itself and India as reports in the Indian press indicate that two Indian military personnel were shot and wounded after coming under fire from Chinese troops in the Indian-controlled Kerang area of Sikkim.

The injured soldiers were apparently members of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, India’s regional border force patrolling the Line of Actual Control (LAC). They were injured in bullets fired from the Chinese side.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

If true, one has to wonder what the folks in Beijing are attempting to accomplish here.

Is it possible that China has decided that if the US starts wars in Iran/Pakistan/Georgia, that it could just smash through Bangladesh to claim a warm water port on the Bay of Bengal?

And as reported here on 21 July 2009:

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2009-07/21/content_8451977.htm

"The United States and India said yesterday they had agreed on a defence pact that takes a major step towards allowing the sale of sophisticated US arms to the South Asian nation as it modernizes its military."

Sep 15 08:59

The Mysterious Collapse of WTC 7

Written by Prof. David Ray Griffin, one of the first pioneers of the 9/11 truth movement.

Sep 15 08:45

Russia Strikes Military Treaties with Abkhazia, S.Ossetia

Russian Defense Minister, Anatoly Serdyukov, and his counterparts from breakaway Abkhazia and South Ossetia signed treaties on military cooperation in Moscow on September 15, the Russian news agencies reported.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This, coupled with the story about Russia's warning that it will detain Georgian ships entering Abkhazian territorial waters, is a genuine ramp-up toward an actual military confrontation here.



Sep 15 08:44

Jim Rogers - America is Collapsing

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Investor Jim Rogers has an excellent multi-decade record
of betting on countries that do smart things and against countries that do dumb things.

Guess who he's betting against these days?

Sep 15 08:43

TUC fears risk of riots as jobless total rises

Public spending cuts could plunge Britain into a double-dip recession, driving unemployment above 4m and threatening to provoke riots on the streets, the country’s most senior union leader has said.

Sep 15 08:42

GM crops set for approval in Britain, warn campaigners

It is already possible to grow one variety of pest resistant GM maize in Britain and the Continent.

The Department for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs said it was highly unlikely that any British farmers would seek to grow any of the GM crops as they are designed for much hotter climates.

Sep 15 08:42

Russia to detain Georgian ships off Abkhazia

Russian news agencies say the country's coast guard is warning that it will detain Georgian ships entering the territorial waters of Abkhazia.

The warning adds to already strong tensions between Georgia and Russia over the status of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, two separatist provinces that Russia recognized as independent after its war with Georgia last year.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This could get very ugly, very quickly.



Sep 15 08:42

History Says US Is Headed For Hell On Earth

So read your history books. Many people of conscience objected in 1933 and were shouted down, called names, laughed at, and ridiculed. When Winston Churchill pointed out the obvious in the late 1930s while seated in the House of Lords in England (he was not yet Prime Minister), he was booed into his seat and called a crazy troublemaker. He was right, though. And the world came to regret that he was not listened to.

Sep 15 08:40

Swine Flu Vaccination: An Injured Subject Speaks Out as Researchers Deny Link

A participant in the german H1N1 vaccine trials reports serious adverse reactions, including coughing up blood, but the lead researcher blows it off. Yet another story of problems in vaccine safety studies that are ignored.

Sep 15 08:40

Afghanistan: Recount Ordered At 10 Percent Of Polling Stations

Ballots from about 10 percent of Afghanistan's polling stations must be recounted because of suspicions of fraud in last month's presidential election, according to an order from a U.N.-backed body, an official said Tuesday.

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At the end of the day, the outcome will probably be the same, but we'll hear much more self-congratulatory chest-thumping from Americans and NATO members, assuring themselves of what a magnificent job they did to make sure that this election "free and fair" for the Afghan people.

This "election" is an absolute fraud and a sham. This is simply the re-anointing of Karzai for one more term in office, so that the US and NATO can deal with the "devil they know", rather than the devil they don't know.

And even if, by some miracle, Abdullah Abdullah squeaks ahead for a marginal victory over Karzai, his ability to actually created the reforms on which he based his ca,[aogm will be severely challenged by the on-going corruption of his predecessor.

Sep 15 08:40

Film makers, Actors, and Activists Protest Toronto Film Fest For Tel Aviv Spotlight



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Sep 15 08:38

9/11 Family Member Manny Badillo schools France 24 News

Sep 15 08:35

Conservative anti-government protesters appropriate historic US flag

The banner is called the Gadsden flag, a Revolutionary-war era naval standard. And until it was appropriated by US right-wingers, it was my favourite symbol of American patriotism.

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From the pejorative use of "right wing" throughout this article, it is obvious that this moron comes to the issue with a bias. The Gadsden flag is neither right nor left wing, but a symbol of defiance by all Americans to all tyranny.

Sep 15 08:35

Sign the new Truth Statement, updated for 2009

On the eighth anniversary of 9/11, in spite of Americans having elected the "other" party in hopes it would deliver on its promise of a change in direction, we find ourselves asking these same questions and encountering the same resistance to transparency. The ensuing wars have destroyed millions of lives, our economy lies in ruin, our civil liberties are in tatters, habeas corpus is in the grave and posse comitatus dissolved, with thousands of Americans now sick--many dying--from the exposure to toxins at Ground Zero because they stood up for all of us on 9/11. Because this issue is as relevant as the day we issued this Statement in 2004, we now offer again the opportunity to endorse this call for answers, and join with those who have already taken a stand.

Sep 15 08:33

Musharraf admits US aid diverted

Former president Pervez Musharraf says the US military aid given to Pakistan during his tenure was used to strengthen defences against India.

The money was used to arm the troops who moved with their equipment from the western border to the east based on the perceived threats, he said.

The US gave $10bn dollars to Pakistan to fight the Taliban and al-Qaeda.

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One has to wonder just where the money given to the current Zardari is actually going.

Obviously, the State Department and the White House continue to be clueless on this.



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Sep 15 08:33

Meet the 'Phoney Four' who ripped off GB Ltd

The extraordinary greed, arrogance and incompetence which led to the collapse of one of the world's great countries is laid bare in a report published today.

An independent inquiry into the so-called 'Phoney Four' has revealed an astonishing tale of sex, lies and money. Investigators uncovered a trail of shady property deals, interest-free loans, private jets and exotic holidays.

The only mystery is how they got away with it for so long. The consortium took over GB Limited with a large sweetener from the previous management. They also inherited a healthy bank balance and a huge fund of public goodwill.

Sep 15 08:27

Israel committed 'war crimes' in Gaza: UN probe chief

Israeli forces committed war crimes and possibly crimes against humanity during their assault on the Gaza Strip eight months ago, the head of a UN fact-finding rights mission said Tuesday.

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OK, Israel knows this, the Palestinians know this, and now the UN and the whole world knows this.

The question is, what is the world going to do about it?!?

Sep 15 08:27

Pension Plan Shocker Dead Ahead!

I’ve talked about corporate pension plans before, but in a few short weeks I think we’re going to get some shocking news. Namely, that the government backup for failed pension plans is more underfunded than it has ever been before.

Sep 15 08:27

Turki al-Faisal – Land First, Then Peace

Today, supporters of Israel cite the outdated 1988 Hamas charter, which called for the destruction of Israel, as evidence of Palestine's attitude toward a two-state solution, without considering the illegalities of Israel's own occupation. Israel has never presented any comprehensive formulation of a peace plan. Saudi Arabia, to the contrary, has done so twice: the Fahd peace plan of 1982 and the Abdullah peace initiative of 2002. Both were endorsed by the Arab world, and both were ignored by Israel.

Sep 15 08:22

Teaching Students About 9/11

Teachers say that today's middle and high school students might be too young to have strong memories of the attacks, so the program can help them develop insight into what actually happened.

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"The Arabs did it. You should all hate them. Forever!"

(Ahem)

The US Government must really be scared of the 9-11 truthers. At a time when educational resources are already scarce, and American test scores are lagging far behind those of other developed nations, students are being force-fed the official story of 9-11 in classes that SHOULD be teaching them skills with which to find jobs and build a better tomorrow.

When education becomes indoctrination, that is a sign of dictatorship.

Sep 15 08:21

Join the Appeal for Truth about 9/11

September 11, 2009
Peter Dale Scott, with Michael Berger and Janice Matthews

In the last few days Glenn Beck and the Washington Times have forced Van Jones to resign as environmentalist "green jobs" adviser to the White House. His principal offense: having signed a 2004 Statement from 911truth.org calling for a new investigation of the events of 9/11.

This is a moment of truth for all who want America to be an open society. As the Los Angeles Times reported on September 8, "Other conservatives, smelling blood in the water, are sharpening their knives." Why should they not? The White House has just capitulated to a dishonest attack claiming that Jones, because he signed the 911truth Statement, "thinks the Bush administration blew up the World Trade Centers and covered it up." You can check Beck's capacity for accuracy by comparing this claim to the relevant call in the Statement itself: "for immediate public attention to unanswered questions that suggest that people within the current administration may indeed have deliberately allowed 9/11 to happen, perhaps as a pretext for war."

Sep 15 08:15

Israeli soldiers fire on Al Jazeera correspondent

Sep 15 08:14

World celebrities sing to stop global warming

British rock group Duran Duran and heavy metal band Scorpions are among 55 world celebrities who have joined in recording a song to draw attention to the global warming crisis, organisers said on Monday.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Wanna stop global warming? KEEP YER MOUTH SHUT AND STOP EXHALING CARBON DIOXIDE!

Using rock stars to promote global warming isn't science, it is salesmanship.

Global warming is the myth being used to justify the formation of global government. That is why so much effort is being put into cramming it down our throats even though the Earth is actually cooling.

Sep 15 08:11

JANE FONDA COERCED BY ZIONISTS TO OPT OUT OF FILM BOYCOTT

In a post on the Huffington Post blog yesterday, Fonda said she had signed the letter, which has been fiercely criticised by Hollywood luminaries such as Jerry Seinfeld, Natalie Portman and Sacha Baron Cohen, “without reading it carefully enough, without asking myself if some of the wording wouldn’t exacerbate the situation rather than bring about constructive dialogue”.

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Oh Jane, you used to be a woman of principles.

Sep 15 08:10

LEONARD PELTIER IS NOT ALONE ….. AMNESTY FOR ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS!

On September 12th, Leonard Peltier’s 65th birthday, people gathered in the Judson Memorial Church Assembly Hall in N.Y.C. for an evening of remembrance. It was a time to think about political prisoners. This country claims that there are none but, unfortunately, that is not the case. There are about 220 political prisoners in U.S. prisons representing many issues from civil rights to environmentalism. The MCs for the evening were Paulette D’Auteuil from the Jericho Movement and Benjamin Ramos from the Pro Libertad Freedom Campaign. After a blessing was given by Tiokasin Ghosthorse in the Lakota language 3 dynamic women, the Mahina Movement, sang songs in English and Spanish that they composed.

Sep 15 08:10

PHOTO ESSAY ~~ A FEW MOMENTS OF HAPPINESS IN GAZA

Despite it all, the war, the sanctions, the closures, children sometimes remember that life is meant to be enjoyed…. EVEN IN GAZA.

Holy Days are the best time to demonstrate this as can be seen in the following photos taken by Ayman Quader.

Sep 15 08:08

THE ELDERS’ NEXT MOVE

Each of the Elders is a powerful moral authority and includes figures like former President Jimmy Carter, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former President Mary Robinson of Ireland.

One after another, they reiterated that our destiny as Palestinians and Israelis is to live together in mutual respect, as equals.

Sep 15 08:08

DYING TO PRAY

A Palestinian woman died and dozens more were injured as they attempted to reach Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. Incompetent and inhumane policing turned the Qalandia checkpoint into a scene of chaos as worshippers gathered for prayer on the third Friday of Ramadan.

A crowd of several thousand had gathered from 2am, hoping to be among the lucky few admitted to the third holiest Muslim shrine in the world. Israeli rules dictated that entrance would be limited to men over 50 and women over 45, but even these worshippers were restrained behind barbed wire fences as numbers swelled in the searing heat.

Sep 15 08:06

Obama advisor champions rationed health care

Opponents of Obama’s health care initiatives have attacked Emanuel for writings in which he advocates rationing care, particularly for the elderly, infants and those with mental or physical disabilities. He argues that this is necessary to ensure access to finite health care resources to what he deems to be more “participating” and productive segments of society.

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"Now listen to me, all of you. You are all condemned men. We keep you alive to serve this ship. So row well, and live." -- Quintus Arrius, "Ben Hur"

Sep 15 08:01

Quantcast FBI issues warning for police depts to look out for explosive materials after NYC raids

The searches early Monday came after the man, who was under surveillance for possible links to the terrorism network, visited New York City over the weekend and then left the area, said Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y.

Investigators issued warrants to search the residences for explosives material but did not find any, according to a person briefed on the matter who was not authorized to discuss the case and requested anonymity.

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In other words, this was another false alarm and they are trying to spin it as some kind of success in the war on terror.

Sep 15 07:55

Sheen Blasts Cowardly Media Response To ‘20 Minutes’ Letter

Charlie Sheen has blasted the cowardly corporate media response to his “20 Minutes With The President” letter, slamming the press as “hopeless lap-dogs” for failing to address a single one of his 20 bullet points on 9/11 while ignoring completely his challenge to publicly debate 9/11 truth debunkers.

Sep 15 07:50

WashPost Ignores Own Poll Finding: 54 Percent Say the More They Learn About ObamaCare, the Less They Like It

Sep 15 07:49

The Photos OpEdNews Journalist Cheryl Biren Took Before Being Arrested by Philly Police

Army Experience Center September 2009

Sep 15 07:42

Brazilian Parliament recommends freezing out Israelis from third largest export market

“This decision is an enormous blow for Israel’s economy and foreign relations”, says Jamal Juma’ of the Stop the Wall Campaign.

The Brazilian Parliamentary Commission on Foreign Relations and National Defense has recommended that the parliament should not ratify the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Mercosur and the State of Israel until “Israel accepts the creation of the Palestinian state on the 1967 borders”.

This decision is an explicit act of pressure on the Israeli government to comply with international law, and a rejection of years of incessant Israeli lobbying, pressuring for a vote to ratify the agreement.

Sep 15 07:36

Most US doctors back public health option: poll

Most US doctors approve of a "public option" to supplement private health care insurance in the United States, as proposed by President Barack Obama, a poll showed Monday.

A total of 62.9 percent of physicians who participated in the survey by the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) said they favored a public option, or government insurance plan, against 27.3 percent backing a private system alone.

Sep 15 07:31

Lobbyist Exposes Obama's True Views on Second Amendment

The Obama I know is a stony-faced liar who has honed his skill at getting what he wants — so long as people are willing to give it to him.

Sep 15 07:18

Rising Calls for President Obama To Apologize For Lie To The Nation

The national non-partisan immigration enforcement organization known as ALIPAC is calling on President Barack Obama to publicly apologize to the Congress, media, and the entire nation for lying about illegal immigrants having access to health care reform benefits.

"Considering the large volume of evidence suggesting President Obama lied in his speech before Congress, he should follow Congressman Joe Wilson's example and apologize immediately," said William Gheen of ALIPAC. "Many people feel Joe Wilson was rude, but that is pale by comparison to the President of the United States of America intentionally lying to Congress, the media, and every American."

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