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February 19, 2010

Feb 19 14:37

School officials accused of spying on students via webcam

They say their son was disciplined late last year for "improper behavior" based on a picture taken secretly by someone at the school who was monitoring him remotely.

Rather than admitting improper activities of their own, the school district appears to be going into full denial mode.

Feb 19 14:01

Do you hate the IRS?

93% (1737 votes)
7% (139 votes)
Total votes: 1876
Feb 19 14:00

Joe Stack Plane Crash: Why Did He Hate IRS Enough to Kill?

Webmaster's Commentary: 

You need to ask?

Feb 19 13:58

Wall Street's Bailout Hustle

Goldman Sachs and other big banks aren't just pocketing the trillions we gave them to rescue the economy - they're re-creating the conditions for another crash

Feb 19 13:50

State releases parks hit list, 9 sites in CNY targeted

State officials have recommended shuttering six state parks, one public swimming beach and two historic sites in Central New York in an effort to close the state's expected $8.2 billion budget deficit.

Feb 19 13:44

Netanyahu says world inching closer to Israel's position on Iran

Feb 19 13:41

NASA Putting Mars Rover To Sleep To Save Money

Although it might seem like a headline from The Onion, the story's actually true. NASA's being forced to cut four million dollars from the Mars rover project. In order to meet that requirement, they'll have to put one rover, Spirit, to sleep

Feb 19 13:38

FBI formally closes protracted anthrax case

After seven frustrating years probing the deadly 2001 anthrax mailings, the FBI formally closed the case Friday, concluding a mentally unhinged government researcher acted alone.

Many details of the case have been known, but newly released FBI documents paint a fuller portrait of Dr. Bruce Ivins as a troubled scientist whose career was teetering toward failure at the time the letters were sent. As the U.S. responded to the mailings, his work was given new importance by the government and he was even honored for his efforts on anthrax.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The FBI has attempted to blame three different men for the anthrax Attacks, Dr. Steven Hatfill, Dr. Ayaad Assaad, and finally Dr. Bruce Ivins.

In both the Hatfill and Assaaad cases, the FBI was eventually forced to concede the men were innocent (wrecking Hatfill's life in the process). When Bruce Ivins died and was no longer able to defend hinmself, the FBI said "That'stheguycaseclosedthankyouforcomingtothepressconference" and slammed the door.


As hard as the FBI pushed to lay the blame for the Anthrax letters on Dr. Steven Hatfill, Dr. Ayaad Assaad, and Dr. Bruce Ivins, the FBI worked equally hard to ignore a real suspect, Dr. Philip Zack, the one man actually caught by the security systems entering the lab where the anthrax used in the letters was kept, without authorization and after losing his job over a racially-motivated attack on the above Dr. Assaad, who is Egyptian and hated by the Jewish Dr. Zack.

But the FBI avoided Dr. Zack entirely.


Because he is Jewish? It should be noted that Hatfill's chief accuser and author of his torment was Dr. Barbara Rosenberg.

One thing is clear. The actual letters included with the anthrax were written to look like they were mailed by semi-literate fanatical Arab muslims. Now that we know that the anthrax itself came from a US Government lab, and that Drrs. Hatfill, Assaad, and Ivins are not semi-literate Arabs, it is obvious that the one thing the anthrax investigation does prove beyond a shadow of a doubt is that there was a conspiracy to frame Arabs for terror attacks inside the United States.

Feb 19 13:24

Activist's case will test U.S. anti-terrorism law

Ralph Fertig hardly resembles a terrorist, but the soft-spoken 79-year-old pacifist and human rights activist from Los Angeles might well qualify as one under the government's strong anti-terrorism law.

He is the lead plaintiff in a Supreme Court case to be heard next week that will test whether speaking out on behalf of an oppressed foreign minority -- represented by a group that's been deemed a terrorist organization by the U.S. -- can result in a long prison term.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is a clear First Amendment case and needs to fast-track to the US Supreme Court.

Feb 19 13:20

Gov't Gets Desperate; wants to conceal Turner's FBI role from Jury!

FBI Documents prove the FBI budgeted $100,000 a year for Turner and paid him tens of thousands of dollars for his work on the radio, the internet and at public rallies.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

WRH does not get paid by the FBI (or CIA or NSA or SPCA or PDQ or BFD or BBDO or LSMFT), we rely on your donations (subtle hint).

Feb 19 13:15

Frustrated Owner Bulldozes Home Ahead Of Foreclosure

Hoskins said the Internal Revenue Service placed liens on his carpet store and commercial property on state Route 125 after his brother, a one-time business partner, sued him.

The bank claimed his home as collateral, Hoskins said, and went after both his residential and commercial properties.

Hoskins said he'd gotten a $170,000 offer from someone to pay off the house, but the bank refused, saying they could get more from selling it in foreclosure.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Check out that online poll in the story. As of now, 77% of the respondents agree with what he did.

Feb 19 13:13

US school comes out fighting over webcam spy claim

There are no further details of what this improper behaviour might constitute – and readers must draw their own conclusions as to the sort of behaviour a teenage school student might indulge in, if left alone in his bedroom with a PC.

However, what startled and then outraged Blake’s parents was the evidence provided: a photo of their son engaged in the "improper behaviour" cited, taken not on any friend’s camera – but by the webcam on the free school laptop.

Subsequent investigation revealed that this webcam could be – and in this case, was – activated remotely by persons working for the school.


Webmaster's Commentary: 


What made them think the student's laptop had been stolen? Obviously, the student didn't report it missing.

Re: "There are no further details of what this improper behaviour might constitute – and readers must draw their own conclusions as to the sort of behaviour a teenage school student might indulge in, if left alone in his bedroom with a PC."

If the school caught the boy jerking off to "Bitches Gone Bananas" than the image they captured and showed the boy's parents constitutes production and distribution of child porn.

Young students who send naked pictures of themselves to their friends get nailed for child porn. Let us see the same draconian steps applied to the teachers!

Feb 19 12:18

[British] Jobless Claimant Count Jumps to Highest Since 1997

The number of Britons claiming jobless benefit jumped unexpectedly in January and at its fastest rate in 6 months, raising fears that an improvement at the end of last year may have been little more than a blip.

Feb 19 12:13

Traficant: If I Was Elected, I'd Kick The IRS In The Crotch 'Real Good'

Our favorite ex-con ex-Congressman Jim Traficant (D-OH) appeared on Hardball tonight just to make everyone's day a little brighter with a graphic description of what he'd do if he successfully ran for office.

"I want to get the IRS," Traficant said. "Kick them in the crotch real good." He said he'd also work to repeal the 16th Amendment, which gives Congress the power to collect income tax.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Actually, Jim, all you have to do is convene a Congressional Investigation into whether it was ever actually ratified. If Judge James C. Fox is correct, there is no need to repeal that which was illegal to start with.

Feb 19 11:40

Curiosity: NASA's Epic New Mars Rover

Mars rovers "Spirit" and "Opportunity" were successful beyond NASA's wildest dreams. Now they're building a new, nuclear-powered Mini Cooper-sized rover to be lowered onto Mars by a hovering drop ship in 2013. Meet "Curiosity," the new Mars Science Laboratory.

Feb 19 11:05

Gun Owners Against Illegal Mayors

Thanks to http://waronguns.blogspot.com/

Gun Owners Against Illegal Mayors represents Americans united to fight the Bloomberg Gang, a band of organized criminal politicians. Originating in New York City, the Gang has recruited criminal mayors across the United States.

Feb 19 10:52

Announcing the Major Economic Crimes Bureau

Translation, they will harass the politically unconnected and weak who dare to try and pull off the scams that are business as usual for Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan.

Feb 19 10:49

Wall Street's Bailout Hustle

Goldman Sachs and other big banks aren't just pocketing the trillions we gave them to rescue the economy - they're re-creating the conditions for another crash

Feb 19 10:48


Activists want the Israeli wall, which grabs Palestinian land, to be pulled down completely.

Feb 19 10:42

Iran 'has no bomb-grade uranium'

Iran has no weapons-grade uranium, US military officials have said in an attempt to clarify recent statements from Washington and Israel.

National Intelligence director Dennis Blair told US senators that Tehran had only low-enriched uranium, which would need processing to be used for weapons.

Feb 19 10:42

The Tide Has Changed - Gilad Atzmon

The British anger at Israel would be a positive signal in the right direction if we were not aware of British Foreign Secretary David Miliband investing enormous efforts trying to amend Britain’s ethical stand just to appease Tzipi Livni, Ehud Barak and other Israeli leaders. The British Foreign Ministry’s reaction could almost be deemed a revelation, were we able to forget that just five weeks before Israel launched its lethal criminal attack against Gaza, David Miliband visited Sderot, an Israeli town on the Gaza border to offer his support. "No country can accept constant bombardment of its citizens”, Miliband told the people of Sderot. He then continued “Israel should, above all, seek to protect its own citizens".

Feb 19 10:39

More Mega-Snowstorms Coming -- Global Warming to Blame?

As snowstorm-ravaged states on the U.S. East Coast dig out, scientists say the past week's "Snowpocalypse" could be a taste of harsh winters to come—and that, strangely enough, global warming may be to blame.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"War is Peace."

"Freedom is Slavery."

"Ignorance is Strength."

"Freezing is Global Warming."


The amount of water the atmosphere is directly related to temperature. That is why relative humidity is always based on the current temperature, to measure how much water is in the air compared to how much it could hold. Thus, if water content remains the same, but temperature goes up, the relative humidity goes down.

The warmer the atmosphere is, the more water it can hold, and the less precipitation you get. Yes, warming will drive more water into the air, but warming means more of it will stay there.

In contrast, when the atmosphere cools, it holds LESS water. The colder it gets, the more moisture precipitates out as rain, and of course when it gets cold enough, that precipitation becomes snow.

This idea that global warming leads to freezing weather is not science, it is science fiction, stolen from the plot line to the movie "The Day after Tomorrow."

Feb 19 10:32

The Next Ron Paul? - On the Judge Napolitano Show

How former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson stood up for the free market!

Feb 19 10:30

Iran not producing weapon-grade uranium: IAEA

ran has not converted the low-grade uranium that it has produced into weapon-grade uranium, inspectors belonging to the International Atomic Energy Agency have said.

The Austrian Press Agency quoted an IAEA expert as saying that the uranium substances that Iran has produced at its Natanz enrichment facility have been carefully recorded and remote cameras have been installed to supervise part of the stockpile.

“If the Iranians intend to transport these uranium substances to a secret location for further processing, agency’s inspectors will find out,” he said.

The expert added that “so far, Iran has carried out good cooperation with us in relevant verifications”.

Feb 19 10:28

Report: Real estate could bury banks

While small banks far outside Columbus are getting clobbered by commercial real estate losses, Central Ohio’s community lenders appear to be weathering the storm.

A Feb. 11 report from the Congressional Oversight Panel studying the banking bailout and financial services regulation predicted that a gathering wave of commercial real estate loan defaults could jeopardize the stability of many banks over the next few years while battering a hobbled economy. It said the downturn could be acute among community banks because they are “proportionately even more exposed than their larger counterparts” to commercial real estate loans.

Feb 19 10:26

Slump in Tax Revenue Creates State of Siege

U.S. states face a "lost decade," says Raymond Scheppach, head of the National Governors Association. The problem is a broken fiscal model exposed by the recession, and likely to extend the pain beyond the downturn's official conclusion.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The flaw which destroyed the US is the private central bank issuing a fiat currency.

The Founding Fathers of this country fought a war to rid themselves not just of King George III but the private Bank of England and its "Currency Act" which plunged the colonies into economic hardship to enrich the private owners of the bank.

The Founding Fathers created a truly revolutionary (for the time) economy by allowing the government to issue all currency and fixing the value of that currency to silver and gold so that bankers could not play the nefarious games with which the colonists were all too familiar.

But after two previous (and failed) private banks, the USD Congress illegally sold the American people into the bondage of yet a third privately owned central bank allowed to issue worthless paper money as the public currency, and at interest. I say 'illegally' because the Congress that passed the Federal Reserve act lacked a quorum. It was (and remains) a clear violation of the rules of Congress to transact business without a quorum.

The critical flaw of the Reserve Banking System is that the moment that first Federal Reserve Note goes into circulation, more money is owed the banking system than is actually in existence.

The same system brought down Roman Empire.

And here we are stuck in the fall of the American Empire.

Feb 19 10:24

Plane crashes into IRS/CIA complex - Alex Jones on RT

Federal investigators are at a fiery scene in Austin, Texas where the pilot of a small plane has slammed into a seven-story building. The building houses offices for the IRS and the CIA. The pilot has been identified as Joseph Andrew Stack, two people were injured and a third remains missing. Alex Jones says that the government is not calling it terrorism, but it is a criminal act.

Feb 19 10:23

Climategate: the official cover-up continues

If there’s one thing that stinks even more than Climategate, it’s the attempts we’re seeing everywhere from the IPCC and Penn State University to the BBC to pretend that nothing seriously bad has happened, that “the science” is still “settled”, and that it’s perfectly OK for the authorities go on throwing loads more of our money at a problem that doesn’t exist.

Feb 19 10:18

ACLU buys into false premise

In its ever-expanding intrusion into everything that used to be “private,” the TSA has decided that it is now going to start “randomly swabbing passengers’ hands at checkpoints and airport gates to test them for traces of explosives.” Presumably, they think terrorists aren’t going to wash their hands.

The fact that the TSA has done this isn’t surprising to me. When you give one entity a legal monopoly over any field, in this case airline security, their instinct is to expand more and more. There are no checks on them. They have a legal monopoly and can do whatever they want.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"See? You can't fire me. I have to swab hands!!!!!"

Feb 19 10:17

Counties warn of mutiny over state budget crisis

Fed up with what they see as a state raid on cash that belongs to them, top officials from a dozen counties converged on Sacramento on Thursday and warned that mutiny is near.

Feb 19 10:09

Joe Stack and the Coming of the Rage of Reason

Whether you agree with what he did or not - and I haven't heard anybody sympathizing with the IRS - it doesn't sound like a big mystery. Especially if you read his suicide note linked in one of the paragraphs below. In my opinion it ought to be required reading for all public serpents so they can see one that slipped through the "customer service" cracks.

Feb 19 10:09

School used student laptop webcams to spy on them at school and home

If true, these allegations are about as creepy as they come. I don't know about you, but I often have the laptop in the room while I'm getting dressed, having private discussions with my family, and so on. The idea that a school district would not only spy on its students' clickstreams and emails (bad enough), but also use these machines as AV bugs is purely horrifying.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Sounds like a case can be made for producing and viewing child porn by the school!

Feb 19 10:05

Debra Medina, Glenn Beck, 911 Truth and the Importance of Private Property

I’ve been paying particular attention to the governor’s race in Texas of late, particularly the Republican primary for that position. There’s a woman running, a true champion of freedom. She understands the concept of liberty. She embraces it. She offers real solutions to real problems, problems the vast majority of the common folk can see in the corrupt establishment. She offers the free market solutions we all want, a pulling back of government intrusion in the lives of ordinary citizens and a chance to once again live as freemen in the legacy our founding fathers left for us.

The corporate globalist authoritarians must hate her.

Feb 19 09:52

Settler sewage flowing into West Bank village

Sewage from a treatment plant in the Israeli settlement of Sha’are Tiqwa has been flowing into a high school in the northern West Bank village of Azzun Atma since the early morning, local authorities said late on Wednesday.

Feb 19 09:51


This is the historic press conference of AE911Truth announcing the 1,000 Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth - all demanding a new investigation of the destruction of the three World Trade Center skyscrapers on 9/11/01.

The Press Conference begins at 11:00am Pacific Time. The Speaker Luncheon begins at 12:30pm Pacific Time

Feb 19 09:48


Over the past few days graffiti scrawled on walls around the mixed Jewish and Arab town of Jaffa in central Israel exclaims: “Settlers, keep out” and “Jaffa is not Hebron.”

Although Jaffa is only a stone’s throw from the bustling coastal metropolis of Tel Aviv, Arab residents say their neighborhood has become the unlikely battleground for an attempted takeover by extremist Jews more familiar from West Bank settlements.

Feb 19 09:48


ABC News has learned that the Obama administration has decided to give the war in Iraq — currently known as Operation Iraqi Freedom — a new name.

The new name: “Operation New Dawn.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Well, that's just gonna make it ALL BETTER!

Feb 19 09:47


On top of political failure, the regime of Abbas and Fayyad has now to contend with charges of moral degeneracy and criminality, writes Khalid Amayreh in Ramallah

Feb 19 09:46


On Friday 19 February, larger than usual demonstrations against the apartheid system are expected in two of the many weekly demonstrations in the West Bank: Bil’in and Al-Ma’sara. The Israeli army promises has tried desperately to block such civil resistance actions. In Bil’in, the village people mark the 5th year of weekly protests. In Al-Ma’sara, the town people invited in the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine to come join their protest in large numbers (they did this earlier very successfully with other factions). Buses from Beit Sahour to go to Al-Ma’sara at 11:30 AM.

Feb 19 09:44

Isles' real estate is still in distress

Defaults and foreclosures continue to loom over Hawaii's real estate investment markets, which entered the recession last year.

Feb 19 09:26

WHO: Add swine flu to regular flu vaccine

The World Health Organization is recommending that swine flu be added to the regular flu vaccine next season.

Feb 19 09:23

FLASHBACK - U.S. Intelligence Found Iran Nuke Document Was Forged

U.S. intelligence has concluded that the document published recently by the Times of London, which purportedly describes an Iranian plan to do experiments on what the newspaper described as a “neutron initiator” for an atomic weapon, is a fabrication, according to a former Central Intelligence Agency official.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Relinked in light of the renewed push for war with Iran.

Feb 19 09:22

FLASHBACK - IAEA Conceals Evidence Iran Nuke Docs 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 programme 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 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.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Relinked in light of the renewed push for war with Iran.

Feb 19 09:21

Israel Goes Rogue

When is the world going to finally decide Israel has gone too far – and do something about it?

Feb 19 09:20

FLASHBACK - Israel gaffe reveals 'Iran ship photos' were forged

After Israel released photos it said proved that a huge shipment of weapons for Hezbollah came from Tehran, Iranian news agencies publish evidence showing that the photos are forged.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Relinked in light of the renewed rush to start a war with Iran.

Feb 19 09:16

Police: Scam Targets Business

In the first incident, the owner of Kozy Nail and Tanning on Van Dyke Avenue told police someone who identified themselves as the owner of the strip mall called on Monday saying there was a health code violation repair that needed to take place.

Owner Stephen Ngulen said the caller told him to give $400 to a man who would be coming by to make the repair.

Ngulen said he told the caller he only had $200, and that a short time later a man identified only as Joe showed up and was given the money.

Ngulen said he had tried to contact the owner of the strip mall to verify the payment, but was unable to reach him until after the repairman's visit.

The strip mall owner called Ngulen back Wednesday and it was discovered that the whole incident had been a scam.

Feb 19 09:15

FLASHBACK - Stuff and Nonsense

Risen reports that the CIA recruited and sent to Iraq – as spies – more than 30 relatives of Iraqi scientists alleged by the neo-crazies to be involved in nuke and chem-bio weapon programs. According to Risen, all of them – including American anesthesiologist Sawsan Alhaddad of Cleveland – returned to tell the CIA that all of those programs had been killed years before and never resuscitated.

But, of course, the CIA already knew that. In 1995, Saddam's son-in-law, Gen. Kamel, the man in charge of all Saddam's nuke and chem-bio programs, had defected to Jordan, and told the CIA and the UN Special Commission that every trace of those programs had been destroyed, either during the Gulf War, or – at Kamel's direction – in the immediate aftermath.

Quoth Kamel, "Nothing is left."

Feb 19 08:55


We know this is difficult, but essential because they have stopped listening, & we MUST get their attention. Our future depends on it. You'll need to plan ahead, and if possible, ask for time off, or use vacation days or whatever it takes. Get school assignments ahead of time for your children. IF YOU FEEL THAT PEOPLE WILL BE HARMED IF YOU DON'T GO TO WORK, THEN BY ALL MEANS GO! PARTICIPATE IN THE OTHER STEPS. DO WHAT YOU CAN!

Webmaster's Commentary: 

You don't need a pilot's license to join the National Strike!

Feb 19 08:52

Canal ice helps Dutch rediscover national identity

For the first time in 12 years, the Netherlands' canals froze this month, bringing the Dutch, who like their tulips in neat rows, a heady mix of pandemonium and euphoria.

Feb 19 08:46

In Kabul, doubts about the Marjah offensive

"I don’t think this district is strategically very important for bringing peace and security to the whole country," she told me. "The Taliban are very scattered, it’s not an organized war. It’s not going to work with such a massive military operation."

Out on the streets of Kabul, there is, at best, cautious optimism. Jaweed, a university student, told me he hopes the Taliban are defeated, but worries about what will happen when the fighting stops. "I am not one hundred percent sure about this offensive, because our security forces aren’t up to defending the country properly."

His concern is that, despite the coalition’s pledge to hold on to Marjah, the Taliban will simply re-emerge when attention turns elsewhere.

Feb 19 08:40

H1N1 swine flu hoax falls apart at the seams

The great swine flu hoax of 2009 is now falling apart at the seams as one country after another unloads hundreds of millions of doses of unused swine flu vaccines. No informed person wants the injection anymore, and the entire fear-based campaign to promote the vaccines has now been exposed as outright quackery and propaganda.

Feb 19 08:37

How your US taxes could be bailing out Greece

It sounds far-fetched but, as Dr. Ron Paul highlights in his weekly column, Americans have no insight into the operations of the Federal Reserve. Therefore, the Fed can covertly funnel US funds to wherever it decides. This could include, for example, Greece, as it inches ever closer to default.

Feb 19 08:37

Good evening, and welcome to WTFN’s inaugural Oscar preview show.

MK: “The Academy created The Leni precisely to avoid the kind of tasteless spectacle we saw at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. By honouring Inglourious Basterds SAG enphasized the image of Hollywood as a holocaust propaganda factory. To all intents and purposes, SAG seems to be forcing us to respect Inglourious Basterds as a legitimate film, rather than the Grand Guignol schlock it really is. I have had to sit through scores of World War II/holocaust films in my career, and none can compare to this one’s reprehensible dishonesty. Shame on SAG!”

Feb 19 08:32

Utah House votes to not comply with Real ID Act

State agencies would be forbidden from further compliance with the federal Real ID Act under a measure the Utah House approved Thursday.

The move would do nothing to end hours-long waits at state drivers license offices, but could mean that Utah residents won't be able to board airplanes or enter federal buildings in the future.

Feb 19 08:31

Israel's new strategy: "sabotage" and "attack" the global justice movement

An extraordinary series of articles, reports and presentations by Israel's influential Reut Institute has identified the global movement for justice, equality and peace as an "existential threat" to Israel and called on the Israeli government to direct substantial resources to "attack" and possibly engage in criminal "sabotage" of this movement in what Reut believes are its various international "hubs" in London, Madrid, Toronto, the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"You know boys, if dat witness rats us out to da coppers, we're finished, so we has to rub da bum out! Take him for a ride, know whatta mean? Give him some cement overshoes. Right?" -- Same philosophy, different criminal gang.

Feb 19 08:24

Israel's Mossad in spotlight after Hamas murder

Interpol has issued arrest notices for 11 suspects in the killing of a top Hamas commander, Mahmud al-Mabhuh, last month. The apparent assassination, which took place in Dubai, has piled diplomatic pressure on Israel, since the suspects travelled on fake European passports. Some are blaming the murder on the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad.

Because of restrictions, you must go to YouTube to view this video.

Interestinlky enough, the YouTube version seems much clearer and sharper than the version being shown on ABCNNBBCBS yesterday!

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I have to wonder if Israel actually set this assassination up to be noticed and to make themselves suspect, in order to provoke a reaction they could use to justify a wider war?

Feb 19 08:21

Dubai wants head of Mossad arrested over Hamas assassination

The Dubai chief of police called yesterday for the arrest of Meir Dagan, the head of Mossad, if it is proved that the Israeli spy agency was behind the assassination of the Hamas commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh.

Feb 19 08:20

News That Joe Stack Was Not A Tea Party Member Disappoints Obamanoids

Even before many of the details were confirmed surrounding yesterday’s tragic events in Austin, political operatives were callously exploiting the incident to advance their agenda in demonizing opponents of big government as terrorists who crash planes into buildings – unfortunately for them it has since emerged that Joe Stack was not a “fringe extremist” and he was not a member of any Tea Party organization.

Time Magazine instantly labeled Stack a domestic terrorist and openly implied links to the Tea Party by including a red link to an article about the Tea Party movement in the middle of their story about the Austin plane crash.

Feb 19 08:16

Brooklyn rabbi is charged with $4M hedge fund blackmail scheme

A Brooklyn rabbi, accused seven years ago of stealing government grants, was busted Thursday for blackmailing a Connecticut hedge fund to give $4 million to two schools he works with, prosecutors said.

Rabbi Milton Balkany, 63, was charged with extortion, blackmail and making false statements as part of an elaborate scheme to shake down the hedge fund, prosecutors charged.

Feb 19 08:04

1972 Article Unearthed: ‘Worse than Hitler’: ‘Population Bomb’ author Paul Ehrlich suggested adding a forced sterilization agent to ’staple food’ and ‘water supply’

A 1972 article about “The Population Bomb” biologist Paul Ehrlich reveals a nascent environmental movement grappling with mass sterilization, climate fears, “international policy planning” and redistribution of wealth. The article reveals dramatic parallels to today’s modern environmental movement.

Feb 19 08:00

Beleaguered US to blow up its chemical stockpiles

Feb 19 07:42

US-NATO Aggression to ‘Win Hearts and Minds’

Anyone aspiring to write or edit textbooks for the Department of Education should study U.S. news-wire reports. Rarely will you see imperial aggression being so expertly spun into peaceful liberation within the context of U.S. exceptionalism.

Take for example a February 13, Associated Press report, "US troops fight, then work to win hearts and minds," where the editor mourns the mission:

[I]n the revised U.S. war strategy, the fight against the insurgents is as important as winning the allegiance and confidence of Afghan citizens. For American soldiers here, their days are often a mix of winning hearts and minds and fighting a determined enemy.

How many of those "determined enemies" are actually "insurgents"?

Feb 19 07:42

Russia warns US against military strike on Iran

Moscow's warned Washington against striking Iran. Russia's chief-of-staff revealed on Wednesday the U.S. could attack Iran after wrapping up its campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan. He claimed his American counterpart had told him about the possibility. In an exclusive interview to RT, General Nikolai Makarov outlined Moscow's concerns.

Feb 19 07:37

Did Britain know about Mossad hit? Israeli agent claims MI6 was tipped off

MI6 was tipped off that Israeli agents were going to carry out an 'overseas operation' using fake British passports, it was claimed last night.

A member of Mossad, the Israeli intelligence service, said the Foreign Office was also told hours before a Hamas terrorist chief was assassinated in Dubai.

The tip-off did not say who the target would be or even where the hit squad would be in action.

But the claim from a credible source that the Government had some prior knowledge of the abuse of UK passports will strengthen calls for ministers to come clean about what they knew and when.

Feb 19 07:36

Britain on course for coldest February for 24 years... as snow causes rush hour chaos yet again

The big chill is set to tighten its grip over the weekend as forecasters say we could be on for the coldest February in nearly a quarter of a century.

Temperatures in the first two weeks of the month averaged just 2.1c (35.8f) - meaning Britain has been far colder than Vancouver, where the organisers of the Winter Olympics have been forced to truck in snow.

Feb 19 07:30

U.S. government wants farmers to spread toxic powder from coal plant scrubbers on their food crop fields

The federal government is pushing farmers to use a toxic byproduct of the coal burning industry to fertilize and loosen the soil in their crop fields. Initiated under the Bush administration as a beneficial use for the substance, efforts by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in conjunction with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continue to advocate for the widespread use of synthetic gypsum in agriculture.

Called flue gas desulfurization gypsum, or FGD gypsum, this synthetic powder is produced by coal plant "scrubbers" that remove sulfur dioxide from plant emissions. Sulfur dioxide is the chemical that causes acid rain to occur.

Feb 19 07:17

Social Security Will Fall To Obama Before The Taliban Do

Hank Paulson, the Gold Sacks bankster/US Treasury Secretary, who deregulated the financial system, caused a world crisis that wrecked the prospects of foreign banks and governments, caused millions of Americans to lose retirement savings, homes, and jobs, and left taxpayers burdened with multi-trillions of dollars of new US debt, is still not in jail. He is writing in the New York Times urging that the mess he caused be fixed by taking away from working Americans the Social Security and Medicare for which they have paid in earmarked taxes all their working lives.

Wall Street's approach to the poor has always been to drive them deeper into the ground.

Feb 19 07:14

Keiser Report No18: Markets! Finance! Scandal!

This week Max Keiser and co-host Stacy Herbert report on the scandals of rising debt ceilings and insolvent governments, and look at investing for a global debt bomb explosion. Keiser also speaks to former assistant Treasury Secretary Paul Craig Roberts about failed US debt auctions and the plunge protection team.





Feb 19 07:03

Crackdown on Credit Card Provisions Begins Monday

The changes will make credit not only harder to get, but also more expensive.

Feb 19 06:47

Growing diplomatic row over Dubai assassination

In this following interview the Guardian’s Robert Fisk lays out some likely scenarios regarding the fallout from the Mossad assassination of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh who was a senior official with the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas.

Feb 19 06:22

Eustace Mullins presents: The Neo-Zionist Order

Eustace Mullins argues that the Federal Reserve Act of 1913, drafted by German banker Paul Warburg and others in a secret meeting, defies Article 1, Section 8, Paragraph 5 of the US Constitution by creating a “central bank of issue” for the United States. Mullins goes on to claim that World War I, the Agricultural Depression of 1920, the Great Depression of 1929, and Adolf Hitler’s rise to power were brought about by international banking interests in order to profit from conflict and economic instability.

Feb 19 04:58

The Long Arm of Israel Better be Amputated

We have learned in the last few days that the Dubai assassins were Mossad agents who stole identities of six UK citizens and faked at least five other European passports. Dubai Police yesterday presented footage of some of the 11 ‘Europeans’ suspected of killing Hamas commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh.

Feb 19 04:55

China Dumping US Treasurys: What’s the Message?

This kind of governing cannot last forever and the longer it persists, the more destructive will be its inevitable toppling. The last administration repeatedly warned the Chinese, who were only showing the virtues of good capitalists, not to save as much. That begged the question, who is going to fund our debt if Chinese savers don’t?

We may be about to find out.

Feb 19 02:55

International Space Station Comes Together

Animation of how it grew over time.

February 18, 2010

Feb 18 22:38

As soon as one Joe Stack group is deleted from Facebook, three more take its place!

Feb 18 22:19

British military insider: World War III is being staged; starting with Israel and Iran

*hyperlinks and video live at source*

US “leadership” and their corporate media minions are pushing juvenile-level propaganda for war with Iran; lies that anyone can verify with a few moments’ attention. If you haven’t already confirmed the Orwellian-level disinformation, stop and read the above two links now.

Many people hypothesize the confirmed lies for wars with Iraq and Afghanistan, and a final war with Iran, is to control oil. Connected is the theory that US political and economic “masters” are so confident in their propaganda, and so correct in their conclusion that the critical mass of humanity is too feeble to stop them, that they brazenly move forward for global hegemony.

Feb 18 22:07


A home renovation in Jerusalem's Old City has yielded a rare Arabic inscription offering insight into the city's history under Muslim rule, Israeli archaeologists said Wednesday. The fragment of a 1,100-year-old plaque is thought to have been made by an army veteran to express his thanks for a land grant from the Caliph al-Muqtadir, whom the inscription calls "Emir of the Faithful."

Dating from a time when Jerusalem was ruled from Baghdad by the Abbasid empire, the plaque shows how rulers rewarded their troops and ensured their loyalty, archaeologists said.

Feb 18 21:55


Feb 18 21:54

Phone call from Carol to the WRH Radio show

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First call from Carol, whose Veteran Husband died from cancer after being neglected by the VA, and on the week he died, the IRS seized their bank account.

Feb 18 21:52

FBI, IRS, Secret Service raid Seeno family development offices

Federal agents raided the headquarters of the Seeno family development empire Thursday, hauling out stacks of documents from two office buildings at the heart of a 70-year-old home-building dynasty that has shaped much of East Bay suburbia.

About 30 agents from the FBI, the Internal Revenue Service criminal investigation division and the U.S. Secret Service served search warrants about 8 a.m. at the offices of Discovery Builders and the Albert D. Seeno Construction Co., both in the 4000 block of Port Chicago Highway.

Feb 18 21:51

Walmart suffers first US sales decline

Walmart has suffered its first fall in quarterly sales at its US discount stores, underlining the challenges facing future growth in its home market as the economy recovers.

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My heart bleeds for @#$%ing Walmart.

Feb 18 21:50

Falling down - Economically Viable - in memory of Joe Stack

When I saw this scene in the movie Falling Down it somehow moved me. This was long before I really woke up to what was going on. At the time I was probably more of a tool of the neocons. And cases like this would strike me as those who have brought it on themselves. But this scene really humanized the situation for me.

Feb 18 21:50

‘The inquisition is still alive and well today’

Text of a message believed to have been posted online by the alleged pilot of a small plane that crashed Feb. 18 into an office complex in Austin, Texas:

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Looks like the attempt to spin Joe Stack as a nutcase villain may be stumbling.

Feb 18 21:47

1041 architectural and engineering professionals and 6625 other supporters including A&E students have signed the petition demanding of Congress a truly independent investigation.

As of January 2010, over 1,000 architects and engineers have signed our petition demanding a truly independent investigation into the destruction of the three World Trade Center skyscrapers on 9/11. This petition, along with AE911Truth literature and DVDs, will be presented to every Member of Congress on the same day by the 14,000 active supporters of AE911Truth.

Feb 18 21:45

The Fire Next Time: IRS Plane Assault Hints of Things to Come

Joe Stack's eerie suicide screed rips the curtain open and reveals a bitter bile this country does not know what to do with.

Feb 18 21:39

eBay! Get Your Exploding IRS Bank!!!!!!!!

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Only 25 left!

Feb 18 21:30

Obama's Call to Endeavour Astronauts Gets Awkward

"My commitment to NASA is unwavering," Obama said. He emphasized "how proud we are of you ... and how committed we are to continuing human space exploration in the future."

A few weeks ago, the White House unveiled a plan to cancel NASA's new spaceship, its two new rockets and the NASA program, now five years in the making, to return astronauts to the moon. Though Obama also wants to add an extra $6 billion to NASA's budget over the next five years, his proposal has thrown much of the space agency into turmoil.

Feb 18 21:28

American People's Manifesto for US National Strike April 15 - 18

"The spark of Freedom is igniting within the hearts and minds of the people in America, as well as globally, and we all have the moral obligation to fan the flames. The time for taking our freedom for granted has passed.

It is now time to stand for freedom individually and collectively, and make the sacrifices necessary in order to reclaim it. But it is easier than most of us know.

There are only 3 things we need in order to ensure success. We must be Pro-Active, Non Violent, and Massive in numbers. There are over 300 million of us, here, in this country, trying to survive under corporate fascism. It is time to stop the so-called "Wheels of Progress" from crushing our lives and our planet.

Feb 18 18:12

Man Bulldozes Home After Foreclosure

Terry Hoskins owed $160,000 on a mortage on the home, which was valued at $350,000. Hoskins says the IRS placed liens on his business property and home after his brother, a former business partner, sued him. He says the bank then claimed his home as collateral and refused to accept a $170,000 buyout offer on the mortgage, telling him they could get more from it at auction.

He says he might bulldoze the commercial property next.

Feb 18 18:09

NJ Cop Bribed Sex Abuse Victims With Drugs

A 20-year-veteran of the Newark police force is behind bars for allegedly covering up sexual relationships with minors by supplying them with cocaine and marijuana.