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June 17, 2010

Jun 17 07:33

“Arrest Me, I am a Terrorist”

Jun 17 07:27

‘Anti-Semitism’ Charges Unleashed: Don’t Mention the Mavi Marmara

Since Israel’s May 31 attack on the Mavi Marmara aid ship, there has been growing criticism of Israel’s behavior across much of the world, including from traditional allies like Turkey.

Yet as this criticism has grown abroad, the pressure for Israel’s public to toe the official line on the story (whatever it may be at any given time) has also grown, and in the West there is an increasingly visible effort to lionize the Israeli attack and do demonize even perceived criticism of the Israeli government as “anti-semitism.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

A perfect illustration of Israel's screaming "Anti-Semite" at every critic can still be seen at the StarAdvertiser (which has now blocked all further comments on the page).

"Israel is starving the Gazans."

A: "You're an anti-Semite!"

"Israel is committing war crimes."

A: "You're an anti-Semite!"

"Israel murdered an American."

A: "You're an anti-Semite!"

"Israel is in violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention."

A: "You're an anti-Semite!"

"Israel is occupying Palestinian lands!"

A: "You're an anti-Semite!"

And so on ...

Jun 17 07:16

The Federal Reserve Warns About The Dangers Of The... Federal Reserve

A not very long time ago, in a galaxy known as the Milky Way, the member of an occult group of sinister individuals warned that should this group ever get to a point where it believed it could fix fiscal problems through printing money, this would present "a paramount risk to the long-term welfare of the U.S. economy." The group is better known as the Federal Reserve and the individual was Dallas Fed president Richard Fisher.

Jun 17 07:13

Turkey to freeze bilateral relations with Israel, excludes private sector

Tension that broke out between Turkey and Israel when the latter killed eight Turkish citizens and a US citizen of Turkish origin in a raid on a Gaza-bound humanitarian aid flotilla has resulted in Turkey freezing bilateral relations with Israel -- but joint projects and contracts signed with Israeli companies will remain as they are.



Emigrate While You Still Can - Finca Bayano In Panama!

Finco Bayano
Jun 17 07:12

Dead sperm whale found in Gulf

The whale was found floating 77 miles due south of the Deepwater Horizon spill site.

Jun 17 07:11

Israel’s Palestinian Minority Thrown into a Maelstrom

The first reports of Israel’s May 31 commando raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla surfaced among the country’s 1.4 million Palestinian citizens alongside rumors that Sheikh Ra’id Salah, head of the radical northern wing of the Islamic Movement of Israel, had been shot dead on the lead ship, the Mavi Marmara. Salah is alive, but at the time his demise seemed confirmed when it emerged that large numbers of police had been drafted into northern Israel, where most of the Palestinian minority lives, in expectation of widespread violence.

Jun 17 07:08

Rep Brad Sherman, the guy who wants flotilla members jailed, LOVES Scientologists!

Jun 17 07:04

Most Americans back new Arizona law, Washington Post-ABC News poll finds

Most Americans support the new, controversial Arizona law that gives police there the power to check the residency status of suspected illegal immigrants.


Jun 17 07:03

Obama administration spends $1.2 billion on cycling and walking initiatives

The Obama administration more than doubled spending on cycling and walking initiatives to $1.2 billion (£810 million) last year as it seeks to coax Americans out of their cars.

Jun 17 06:58

JFK and RFK: The Plots that Killed Them, The Patsies that Didn’t

Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated 42 years ago in the midst of his campaign for the U.S. presidency. Largely overshadowed by the death of his brother, President John F. Kennedy, the official account of RFK’s tragic end, allegedly shot down by a lone gunman, like his brother, has received vastly less attention. In both instances, we are looking at staged events that fit into a recurrent pattern in U.S. and world history where innocent individuals (or “patsies”) are baited and framed for cover-up purposes. Professor James H. Fetzer, an expert in the scientific study of assassinations, provides a sketch of how we know what happened to them and why, where RFK’s assassination was in part intended to prevent a reinvestigation into his brother’s death.

Jun 17 06:56

FU BP!

When I hear reports of 60,000 barrells of oil are spilling into the ocean a day, it pisses me of. Our water, our wildlife, our citizens well-being is out the window. What pisses me off even more are the lies. I was born on a Tuesday… but not LAST Tuesday. I hate being talked to like I’m Boo-Boo the Fool. How we went from a couple of thousands of barrells to now 60,000 is beyond me. Actually, it’s not. They merely just lied.

Jun 17 06:46

What if GISS Holes were Pink?

GISS tells us that it was the hottest May on record. Just looking at that map makes me perspire. It must be wicked hot at the North Pole!

But wait a minute! The DMI record doesn’t look so hot in the Arctic.

What could be wrong? Could it be the fact that GISS has almost no coverage in the Arctic?


Jun 17 06:12

Sea creatures flee oil spill, gather near shore

Dolphins and sharks are showing up in surprisingly shallow water just off the Florida coast. Mullets, crabs, rays and small fish congregate by the thousands off an Alabama pier. Birds covered in oil are crawling deep into marshes, never to be seen again.

Marine scientists studying the effects of the BP disaster are seeing some strange — and troubling — phenomena.

Fish and other wildlife are fleeing the oil out in the Gulf and clustering in cleaner waters along the coast. But that is not the hopeful sign it might appear to be, researchers say.

The animals' presence close to shore means their usual habitat is badly polluted, and the crowding could result in mass die-offs as fish run out of oxygen.

Jun 17 06:07

Tea 'just as good as water at keeping you hydrated'

It is surely the perfect excuse to put the kettle on: tea is just as good as water at keeping you hydrated.

In a study that busts the myth that tea is a diuretic, researchers found it does not bother your bladder any more than plain water.

Jun 17 06:04

Electric cars won't save the planet (they use too much power)

The technology used for electric car batteries is so backward they will die after just two years, experts have warned.

The cars will also be extremely expensive to run and cover far less distance on one battery charge than previously claimed, they say.

Jun 17 05:52

Iceland - The Hallmarks of an Israeli Operation

The Israeli Role in the Plundering of Iceland

Part Two

THE HALLMARKS OF AN ISRAELI OPERATION

Shortly before the catastrophic collapse of Iceland's three major banks in the fall of 2008, the island nation was ranked as one of the wealthiest and most productive nations in the world. The financial damage caused by the plundering of Iceland's banks is the worst suffered by any country in economic history relative to the size of its economy.

Iceland is a volcanic island nation of about 320,000 people.


Jun 17 05:42

Fault Lines - In Deep Water

Jun 17 04:32

Fire BP, Remove Them from the Crime Scene and Let a Team of Experts Fix This Mess on BP's Dime

BP was criminally negligent in drilling the well which blew out. See this, this, this, this, this, this, this, this, this, this, this, this, this, this, this, this and this.

It has bungled everything it has done since. Indeed - as discussed below - it has made things worse.

And BP has tried to cover up its blunders by lowballing spill estimates, keeping reporters out of areas hardest hit by the oil (and see this, this and this) and threatening to arrest them if they try to take pictures, hiding dead birds and other sealife, telling cleanup workers they'll be fired if they use respirators, and using dispersants to hide the amount of spilled oil (the dispersants are only worsening the damage caused by the spill).

Jun 17 04:00

50 mile oil ‘patch’ just south of Florida Keys by June 19: Forecast

Latest HYCOM-GFS oilspill forecast shows a large stretch of oil approximately 15 miles south of the Florida Keys, near Marathon and Big Pine Key by this weekend.

Jun 17 03:36

9/11 payout czar Kenneth Feinberg to dole out gulf oil disaster funds

President Obama's choice to oversee the gulf oil disaster fund is one of the very few people who have weighed the dollar value of devastation before: 9/11's special master Kenneth Feinberg.


Jun 17 03:32

Gulf DIsaster Pay Czar's Relationship to Goldman Sachs

Feinberg "consulted" with Blankfein about the Goldman bonuses
Goldman "followed [Feinberg's] prescriptions" about how bonuses should be paid
Feinberg thinks Blankfein's $9 million bonus is "too high"
Feinberg has no authority over the Goldman bonuses

Jun 17 03:26

Zionist Kenneth Feinberg, 9/11 Cover Up Agent, to Administer BP's $20 Billion Claim Fund

As the sole person responsible for distributing the money from the Victims Compensation Fund, Feinberg paid out nearly $7 billion to families in compensation - if they would sign the agreement not to sue the airlines or the Israeli airport security firm involved in 9-11 (Huntleigh USA/ICTS). More than 98 percent of the families accepted the money from the Feinberg-managed fund. The amounts of the payments and the amounts paid to Diane Feinberg and the 30 lawyers are not known. The American people deserve to know how the funds were used and who got paid.

Jun 17 02:22

Is Benjamin Netanyahu Rational?

A keen observer of the Netanyahu behavior might well detect a suicidal tendency, perhaps tied in some way to the well known Israeli Masada complex. Masada was the first century A.D. site of the suicide of nearly one thousand Israelite zealots who refused to surrender to the Roman army. More recently, in 1991 investigative journalist Seymour Hersh reported on the modern version of Masada called the Samson Option, in which Israel was planning to use nuclear weapons to destroy most of the Middle East if it were in danger of being overrun. Today hardliners have similarly warned that if Israel is threatened with destruction it will take the whole Mideast region down with it and possibly also nuke selected European capitals.

Jun 17 01:39

MSNBC In Cover-Up Of Manifestly Provable Population Control Plan

A perfect example of an issue that Matthews and his ilk want to sideline is the manifestly provable fact that elitists have for decades publicly stated their desire to reduce global population by around 80 per cent and as much as 99 per cent.

During MSNBC’s Hardball show on Tuesday, Corn characterized the notion that “there is a planetary elite that literally has a secret plan to kill 80 to 99 percent of the population,” as a conspiracy theory


Jun 17 00:48

Was Israel Ever Legitimate?

The history of Israel as a geopolitical fraud will fill entire libraries asthose defrauded marvel at how so few deceived so many for so long. Those duped include many naive Jews who "even now" identify their interests with this extremist enclave. Israeli leaders are wrong to worry about "de-legitimization."

June 16, 2010

Jun 16 22:59

Wikileaks ‘confirms’ it has video of US massacre in Afghanistan

Jun 16 22:59

Gaza Blockade Illegal: International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has described Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip as a violation of the Geneva Conventions and called on the Israeli government to lift it.

In a statement released on Monday, the organisation called the blockade "collective punishment", a crime under international law. It described Gaza as a territory plagued by frequent power cuts, a ruined economy, and a collapsed health care system.

"The closure imposed on the Gaza Strip is about to enter its fourth year, choking off any real possibility of economic development," the ICRC said.

"Gazans continue to suffer from unemployment, poverty and warfare, while the quality of Gaza's health care system has reached an all-time low."

Crippling shortages

Jun 16 22:57

Wikileaks ‘confirms’ it has video of US massacre in Afghanistan

"The clip will show previously classified footage from US warplanes that had been tapped to bomb Taliban positions in Farah province, Afghanistan last year," the paper said. "The Afghan government said at the time that the strikes by F-18 and B1 planes near Garani killed 147 civilians.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I'll bet fro the point of view of the Afghan civilians, there isn't a whole lot of difference between the USA and the USSR. Both engaged in indiscriminate mass murder.


Jun 16 22:57

Wikileaks ‘confirms’ it has video of US massacre in Afghanistan

"The clip will show previously classified footage from US warplanes that had been tapped to bomb Taliban positions in Farah province, Afghanistan last year," the paper said. "The Afghan government said at the time that the strikes by F-18 and B1 planes near Garani killed 147 civilians.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I'll bet fro the point of view of the Afghan civilians, there isn't a whole lot of difference between the USA and the USSR. Both engaged in indiscriminate mass murder.

Jun 16 22:51

Afghanistan: The Longest Lost War

Despite almost a decade of warfare, including an invasion and occupation, the US military and its allies and client state armed forces are losing the war in Afghanistan. Outside of the central districts of a few cities and the military fortresses, the Afghan national resistance forces, in all of their complex local, regional and national alliances, are in control, of territory, people and administration.

Jun 16 22:50

Independents give Ron Paul an 18% advantage over President Obama in new poll

Webmaster's Commentary: 

After Obama's treasonous support and defense of a foreign nation that attacked Americans in international waters, nobody should vote for him or his party (not that the GOP are any less disloyal to Americans).

Jun 16 22:47

Richmond Mayor condemns Israeli assault on humanitarian flotilla to Gaza

Two Richmond residents, Paul Larudee and Kathy Sheetz, were among the hundreds of unarmed civilians on the Freedom Flotilla that attempted to bring 10,000 tons of medical supplies and building materials to Gaza by sea, when their boats were forcefully seized three days ago by Israeli commandos in international waters. Varying reports have stated that between 9 and 18 flotilla participants were killed and dozens were injured by Israeli forces. The names and nationalities of those who were killed are still unknown.



Lockerdome
Jun 16 22:46

Media cranks up in service to Israel!

Webmaster's Commentary: 

An example of the lengths the media is going to to protect Israel. According to this piece of propaganda, Israel is not isolated because they did anything bad but because Obama isn't doing enough to force the world to love Israel!

Jun 16 22:39

Defamation: True Stories

I will tell you the secret. Some Jewish people spread their hatred of peoples all over the world by playing the Victim.
The scare tactic known as "Antisemitism" is born from ancient cultures.
Tactics they use like this manifests itself mainly through the controlled news media, TV commercials, and through all kinds of entertainment, all through the industry they own.
It manifests itself though our cultural, spiritual, and government leaders they control.
They are disingenuous, misinformed, they lie through omission and out right lie, for their own gain.

Webmaster's Commentary: 
Jun 16 22:38

ANOTHER WHORE FOR ISRAEL - VOTE HIM OUT!

Webmaster's Commentary: 

In 1775 this continent suffered under a government that worked for the interests of a foreign power; Great Britain. Our ancestors fought a revolution to bring freedom and prosperity to this land. Yet somehow, without firing a shot, we once again suffer under a government serving the interests of a foreign power, Israel. How did this come about? And when do the American people get angry about it?

Jun 16 22:35

Congressional Democrats back flotilla massacre


Jun 16 22:34

Democrats demand flotilla "terrorists" be denied entry into U.S.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

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

Memorize this list of Israel's whores in the US Government and vote them out of office before it is your children being murdered by Israel! There is no more important issue this election!

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

Jun 16 22:30

Ann Wright Denounces Israel’s Attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla!

Former U.S. Diplomat and U.S. Army/Army Reserve veteran, Ann Wright, a retired Colonel, spoke on June 16, 2010, at the Potter’s House restaurant in Washington, D.C. Col. Wright was on one of the vessels in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, when it was attacked, on May 31, 2010, by the Israeli military, in international waters, in the Mediterranean Sea. She shared her strong feeing about that blood stained event. Col. Wright sharply blamed the Israelis for the deadly assault on unarmed civilians and also criticized the U.S. State Department for its “wimpy” response to the affair.

Jun 16 22:28

Congress proves they take their orders from Israel yet again!

Webmaster's Commentary: 

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

Memorize this list of Israel's whores in the US Government and vote them out of office before it is your children being murdered by Israel! There is no more important issue this election!

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

Jun 16 22:25

Anti-Turkish occupation flotilla to Cyprus called off

A group of Israeli left-wing activists who were angry about the Turkish attacks on IDF soldiers aboard the Mavi Marmara two weeks ago decided Monday to cancel the flotilla that they were planning to Cyprus to protest the Turkish occupation of the island’s northern half.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Butm, but, but ... Israel said occupation was GOOD!!!!!!


Jun 16 22:22

CIA report: Israel will fall in 20 years

A study conducted by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has cast doubt over Israel's survival beyond the next 20 years.

The CIA report predicts "an inexorable movement away from a two-state to a one-state solution, as the most viable model based on democratic principles of full equality that sheds the looming specter of colonial apartheid while allowing for the return of the 1947/1948 and 1967 refugees. The latter being the precondition for sustainable peace in the region."

The study, which has been made available only to a certain number of individuals, further forecasts the return of all Palestinian refugees to the occupied territories, and the exodus of two million Israelis — who would move to the US in the next 15 years.

Jun 16 22:20

Turkey to freeze Israel ties

Turkey will halt military cooperation with Israel and will not send back an envoy, withdrawn after an Israeli commando operation to stop an aid convoy reaching Gaza, a Turkish newspaper reported yesterday.

Jun 16 22:19

Here comes the propaganda to sell you the carbon tax!

Although a large chunk of the USA didn't get in on the warmth in March, the rest of the world sure did.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Translation: "Yeah, okay, it was cool where you were but trust us, everyplace else was on fire, so shaddup when we charge you s carbon tax!"

Jun 16 22:16

Second Iranian Aid Ship to Set Sail this Weekend to Gaza

Tehran's preparations for sending an aid convoy to Gaza are at their peak, and two organizations plan to send ships to the besieged Strip. One of the ships seems to have already set sail, and the other is slated to leave this Saturday. They are expected to arrive at Gaza's shores via the Red Sea.


Jun 16 22:15

In San Francisco there is a New Round of Guerilla Bus Shelter Ads Targets Israeli War Crimes

The Bay Area artists who have been putting up guerrilla bus shelter posters for the last year scored again on Sunday, with two designs focusing on Israeli war crimes. (like the one pictured above).

A public service message posted near the offices of the San Francisco Chronicle reminds passersby of the deadly Israeli commando attack on the flotilla of international aid ships to Gaza.
“700 Kidnapped, 9 Murdered, and Israel says it is the victim. Sound familiar? Same story since 1984,” reads the text below a huge fist descending on a passenger ship. The poster calls for ending the blockade of Gaza and holding Israel accountable.

Jun 16 22:10

The FBI Knocked on My Door! - Official Version

Jun 16 22:02

Turkey forms flotilla committee

Turkey's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday it has formed a committee to look into Israel's raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship, the Associated Press reported.

The panel headed by Turkey's foreign and justice ministers will "assess the national and international dimensions" of the raid and prepare the ground for a possible international investigation, and has met twice since it was formed on Monday, the AP wrote.

Jun 16 20:54

U.S. Military Special Ops abetting Mexican drug flow into US?

U.S. Military has Special Ops "Boots on the Ground" in Mexico
Posted by Bill Conroy - June 12, 2010 at 7:00 pm
Task Force is Embedded with Mexican Troops, CIA Operative Claims
A special operations task force under the command of the Pentagon is currently in place south of the border providing advice and training to the Mexican Army in gathering intelligence, infiltrating and, as needed, taking direct action against narco-trafficking organizations, claims a former CIA asset who has a long history in the covert operations theater.


Jun 16 18:38

White House Correspondent Helen Thomas—A Casualty of Zionist Duplicity

By James M. Rockefeller

Zionist operatives ambushed veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas, a friend and a great American. When they won, America lost.

When reviewing the unedited video of her “interview,” what you see is a rabbi rephrasing her answers to a question about Israel. Her response: “They should get the hell out of Palestine.“ The United Nations long ago endorsed that stance.

It was not Thomas but the rabbi that offended the Jewish community. Language cited as “anti-Semitic” came not from her but from responses that the rabbi restated as leading questions. She simply spoke the truth: Jewish settlers should leave the occupied territories and, as she rightly said: “go home.”

Jun 16 17:37

The BP Gulf Oil Disaster: New Facts Diabolical

Wednesday, June 16, 2010
The BP Gulf Oil Disaster: New Facts Diabolical
OIL GATE NEW FACTS DISCOVERED
6. That the current oil spill could be stopped within 72 hours under an executive order from the White House to the US Navy, at any time.Who will broker all the cap-and-trade certificates to keep American companies in legal compliance ~ why the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX), of course. And who will ultimately pay all the costs ~ US consumers and taxpayers as higher prices are passed along. And who are the major stockholders who stand to transition from stockholder losers to massive windfall winners as CCX stockholders, or those who own stocks in other companies that own CCX stocks?
• Barack and Michelle Obama
• Al Gore (Generation Investment Management)

n/a
Jun 16 17:18

The Foreign Corporate Take-Over of Icelandic Resources

Lies, lies, lies, lies, lies, lies, lies
...Eight months later, on May 5, 2010, Ross Beaty told online investment newsletter Hera Research Monthly “We would have been farther along had [the global economic crisis] not happened, although we may not have had opportunities that we took advantage of. For example, going into Iceland was strictly something that could only have happened because Iceland had a calamitous financial meltdown in 2008.”...


Jun 16 14:43

Barak: Israel needs 'daring initiative' to thwart international isolation

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Have our guys in Gaza fling a couple bottle rockets into an empty field on our side of the wall. No, wait; that hasn't worked since CAST LEAD. What to do, what to do? I know! We'll knock over another big building in the USA, and blame Arabs for it! Worked before. The goyim will fall for that one again and again and again and again!"

Jun 16 14:28

We'll Break Gaza Siege by Air; Revive Right of Return From Ben Gurion's Airport

Larudee says that plans have been set to break the siege of Gaza by air and announces a new undaunted strategy to press the right of return of Palestinians back to the forefront of events.

Paul Larudee is an American citizen whose visit to Jordan back in 1965 was his first close acquaintance – from a different angle - with what was happening in Palestine. He got engaged with the cause ever since and gradually learned the price that he, and his peers, would have to pay for defying Israel and defending the rights of the Palestinians.

Jun 16 13:53

Israeli gas boom could ignite trouble

Israel's natural gas bonanza in the eastern Mediterranean just keep getting bigger, with reserves currently pegged at around 25 trillion cubic feet.

That's enough to guarantee the Jewish state, dependent on imported energy since it was founded in 1948, energy security for at least two decades.

The strikes at three fields, dubbed Tamar, Dalat and Leviathan, could even turn Israel into a gas exporter and transform its economy. There are indications that there's oil down there as well.

But the offshore finds may become a casus belli as Lebanon, Israel's northern neighbor and longtime battleground, lays claim to the gas fields as well.

Jun 16 13:52

'Gaza Blockade Must Go'

Following Israel’s deadly assault on the Free Gaza (FG) flotilla several weeks ago in international waters, during which nine activists were shot dead and dozens wounded, as the flotilla tried to deliver desperately needed humanitarian aid to the besieged strip, Israeli authorities came under enormous pressure to lift the blockade.



Pixfuture
Jun 16 13:41

Israeli Discrimination: Beyond Borders

To put it in a nutshell, I cannot leave the country with my two children – aged 10 and 7 – from the same borders. As crazy as this sounds, it is true, courtesy of Israel's complicated and discriminatory system of ID cards among Palestinians. I am one of thousands of people who fall between the cracks – stuck between two oppressive Israeli sets of restrictions for travelling Palestinians, the result of which is that mother and children cannot travel together across Israeli borders.

The racist system of segregation Israel has imposed upon Palestinians living under its occupation has been allowed to continue unabated. Freedom of movement, democracy and family unity are principles that Israel may very well embrace, at least for Jewish Israelis. Such things are obviously not for us.

Jun 16 13:22

Prudhoe Bay, BP's Other Ticking Bomb

Nearly 5,000 miles from the oil-spill catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, BP and its culture of cost-cutting are contributing to another environmental mess in the Prudhoe Bay oil field on Alaska’s north shore, according to internal BP documents and more than a dozen employees interviewed over the past month.

After two serious oil spills and other mishaps at the remote site, the BP employees fingered a long list of safety issues that have not been adequately addressed, making the Prudhoe Bay oilfield vulnerable to a devastating accident that potentially could rival the havoc in the Gulf.

Jun 16 12:05

Regime Change 2.0

The US Department of The Treasury has kindly decided to relax export controls related to technology for Iranian web users. The amendments will allow Internet users in Iran to download software related to communications, such as instant messaging and chat clients, and tools related to social networking. They will also permit the export of the same types of software to Iran.

Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin opines that this is “consistent with the administration’s deep commitment to the universal rights of all the world’s citizens”. How touching, but apparently this noble respect for individual freedom doesn’t apply to the administration’s own citizens.


Jun 16 11:56

Israeli Panel Goal Is To Minimize Direct Damage Caused By Flotilla Massacre

After rejecting all calls for an international investigation Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet approved Monday the committee elected to investigate the deadly Israeli navy raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla.

Yet, the Israeli leadership is convinced that the Freedom flotilla massacre has isolated the Zionist state internationally; however the political level remains in defiance and denial.

Jun 16 11:55

UN calls for impartial probe of Israeli Freedom Flotilla raid

Jun 16 11:55

Where Else In The World Can You Find Such Oppression?

Jun 16 11:51

Gaza still waiting for relief

However, the easing of the siege has yet to materialize, and if and when it does it will not address the underlying issues which have reduced Gaza's population of 1.5 million, most of whom are civilians, to abject poverty and turned the enclave into a humanitarian basket-case.

"Permitting mayonnaise and potato chips [two of the items Israel is now considering allowing] into Gaza is really irrelevant in dealing with the root causes of the crisis," says Maxwell Gaylard, United Nations deputy special and humanitarian coordinator for the Middle East.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is why the flotillas need to keep on coming, because until the siege of Gaza is broken once and for all, the situation in Gaza will never improve for its citizens, particularly for its kids; according to UNICEF figures, 14% of all Gazan children are malnourished.



Taboola
Jun 16 11:44

Sect members charged with abusing children to 'protect them'

According to the indictment, sect leader, Shay Abramov instructed members to physically abuse their children, in what he called a "treatment" against accidents and illnesses, so to save their lives and prevent their souls from going to hell.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Posted for those who claim I only pick on the Catholics.

Jun 16 11:43

Tension in S.F. over anti-Israel resolution

The legislation, sponsored by Supervisors John Avalos and Sophie Maxwell, has more than two dozen "whereas" clauses.

It attempts to localize the attack that took place a half-a-world away by noting San Francisco's "recognition and understanding of our population's unique relationship to international struggles and the overall principle that human life, whether here or abroad, has value and dignity."

After more than four hours of public testimony that lasted until nearly midnight, the Board of Supervisors didn't vote on the resolution. Instead, the supervisors sent it to committee, where critics hoped it would die.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Because of the attack on a US-flagged ship and 12 Americans in international waters, including the shooting death of a 19-year old boy from New York, it is no longer possible to be both Israeli and American. The debate over the last two weeks has made it clear that Israelis view the acts of war against Americans as justified. So the time has come to choose whether one is an American or not and to be prepared to live with that choice for the rest of your life.

You cannot be an American and advocate attacks by a foreign government on Americans.

Jun 16 11:41

Haredim plan mass protest following Emanuel ruling

Ultra-Orthodox public seeks police approval for rally in Jerusalem's Yirmiyahu bridge in order to escort to prison parents from Emanuel who refuse to obey High Court ruling and send daughters to school with Sephardic students

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Not that the these Ultra-Orthodox Jewish families are behaving like vicious little racists against Sephardic Jewish families, or anything like that, of course!

Jun 16 11:38

You know all those "Nigerian Scam" emails you got? Guess where they came from!

Jun 16 11:37

Haredim hurl racial slurs at Ethiopian officers

Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox who rioted in Jaffa Wednesday hurled racial epithets at police officers of Ethiopian descent and called others "Nazis."

Five officers were injured from cinder blocks thrown at them by the haredim, who also lit garbage bins on fire and blocked main traffic arteries.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Ah yes, Israeli, land of racial and ethnic tolerance, even among its Jewish population!

Jun 16 11:35

GREAT FLOTILLA POSTS FROM ‘DOWN UNDER’

Jun 16 11:35

WORLD CUP TOON

Jun 16 11:34

National Guard Training For Riot Control, Mass Detentions

In a previous story we noted that Reports Surfacing of Multi-State National Guard Mobilizations.

Further information made available after our report, much of which was published in the comment section by contributors who scoured the web for more information on the subject, suggests that the report was true and that national guard units had indeed been called up for training and possible deployment for domestic emergencies.

Jun 16 11:32

Ramat Shlomo Clears Hurdle, 'More Jerusalem Projects Under Way'

The Israeli government has approved another “technical” step in the long bureaucratic process for the Ramat Shlomo housing project that infuriated the United States last March. This time, there has been no reaction because the United States “is too busy with the oil spill” to worry about other issues, Ambassador Michael Oren said Wednesday.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Memo to Israeli Ambassador to the US, Michel Oren: this catastrophe is not the reason the US government isn't expressing upset at the brisk pace of Israeli annexation of Jerusalem.

Obama has demonstrated consistently that he is impotent to stop Israel from doing anything it pleases, including forced expulsions of Palestinians from Jerusalem and the West Bank. He knows this, and Tel Aviv knows this.

Israel's complete annexation of Jerusalem is a non-issue for this administration, and always has been.

Jun 16 11:32

BP starts burning oil from leaking ruptured well

BP began burning oil siphoned from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico early Wednesday as part of its plans to more than triple the amount of crude it can stop from reaching the sea, the company said.

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... while totally ignoring the contaminants and pollutants pouring into the atmosphere from the fires.

Jun 16 11:21

Cuba braces to contend with BP oil spill

Cuba is steadying itself for an ecological and tourism crisis as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill appears to be heading towards its pristine northern coast.

Patches of oil were reportedly spotted 100 miles north-west of the island, prompting concern that gulf currents will add Cuba to the list of casualties from the April 20 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This spill and damage to the ocean floor will be impacting the region for decades, possibly longer.

And it is painfully apparent that neither Obama, nor BP, have a clue as to how to deal with this.

Jun 16 11:17

It Begins... Obama Gives Major Swath of Arizona Back to Mexico

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So, the US Federal Government can send billions of dollars worth of weapons every year to Israel with which to attack not only their neighbors but American ships and people in international waters, but Mexicans, and more to the point Mexican DRUG CRIMINALS get a chunk of Arizona just handed to them????

This is your government.

This is drugs.

This is your government on drugs.

Any questions?

Jun 16 11:14

Abbas wants Israel to open all Gaza crossings

Israel should open all seven of its crossings to Gaza, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday, as Israel said it was considering ways to ease its blockade of the coastal strip.

Jun 16 11:10

Pundits boo President Obama speech

President Barack Obama’s Oval Office address on the Gulf Coast catastrophe is being greeted with a barrage of criticism from commentators and political analysts across the ideological spectrum—the most intense negative reaction to any major public appearance he has given as president.

If the goal was to change the widespread Washington storyline that Obama is not rising to the occasion for the BP debacle, it became clear within moments that the 18-minute speech was an emphatic failure—and not just among conservatives who predictably root for the president’s failure.

“Junk Shot,” blared the headline at Huffington Post. Salon took a similar theme: “Just words: Oval Office speech fizzles.”

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Dear President Obama. You do not kowtow to Israel, defending the nation that attacked Americans in international waters, then expect those same Americans to fall for another BS sales pitch about the disaster the US Government itself allowed to happen. Your presidency is finished, and you will go down in history as the most treasonous head-of-state since Charles I.

Jun 16 11:06

Ex-Nazi camp official did not remember Demjanjuk

A former administrator in a Nazi SS training camp told investigators that a camp ID card being used as evidence against John Demjanjuk appeared genuine, but that he did not remember Demjanjuk himself from the facility, according to evidence presented Wednesday.

Helmut Leonhardt, a former Cologne police officer who was sent to work in Trawniki training camp's personnel office in 1942, told Israeli investigators in 1987 that he recognized the SS officers' signatures on the Trawniki ID card that prosecutors say belonged to Demjanjuk and allegedly shows he has served time in the Sobibor death camp.

Demjanjuk denies having been in either camp, saying he is the victim of mistaken identity. His defense team has argued that the ID card is a Soviet fake.

Jun 16 11:05

New Bill Gives Obama ‘Kill Switch’ To Shut Down The Internet

The federal government would have “absolute power” to shut down the Internet under the terms of a new US Senate bill being pushed by Joe Lieberman, legislation which would hand President Obama a figurative “kill switch” to seize control of the world wide web in response to a Homeland Security directive.

Lieberman has been pushing for government regulation of the Internet for years under the guise of cybersecurity, but this new bill goes even further in handing emergency powers over to the feds which could be used to silence free speech under the pretext of a national emergency.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This has nothing to do with actual cybersecurity, and everything to do with making dead certain that the only information characterized as "news" by the corporate media is the only thing Us citizens will be able to read or hear about what is going on in the world.

This government is absolutely terrified of an independent blogosphere, which is getting the truth out there on many critical events taking place around the world and in this country, and wants total cyber control to prevent this from continuing to happening.

Jun 16 10:58

Dutch oil spill response team on standby for US oil disaster

Two Dutch companies are on stand-by to help the Americans tackle an oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico. The two companies use huge booms to sweep and suck the oil from the surface of the sea. The US authorities, however, have difficulties with the method they use.

The Americans don’t have spill response vessels with skimmers because their environment regulations do not allow it. With the Dutch method seawater is sucked up with the oil by the skimmer. The oil is stored in the tanker and the superfluous water is pumped overboard. But the water does contain some oil residue, and that is too much according to US environment regulations.[media:factfile1]

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It is high time for this administration to get off their high horse, and get the American people in the Gulf some relief from this spill.

That the Dutch companies with intensive experience in dealing with large oil spills have not been called to help is infuriatingly absurd.

Jun 16 10:49

Mr. President, can BP arrest Our Journalists?

Mr. Obama, it would be disturbing enough if media censorship of a major event in this country were imposed by our own government. But for it to be imposed by a FOREIGN-owned corporation is unfathomable. I am not aware of any legal provision that gives standing to foreigners to authorize the arrest of American citizens for any reason, so the obvious question that follows is this: Under whose authority is the threat of arrest for photographing dead and dying animals being issued? Under whose authority, for but one example, was a reporter from WDSU in New Orleans turned away from seeing for himself the havoc being wreaked on his state?

Jun 16 10:46

Enough of This Crap

Know what I'd like to see happen? I would like to see a thousand people, ten thousand, a hundred thousand, just show the hell up down there and demand access. Citizens and reporters alike, just get down there, link arms, and walk to the beaches and the marshlands with digital cameras and cell phones for instantaneous blogging of what they see, hear and smell. Pile into as many rented, borrowed and begged boats as can be mustered and plow out there to the scene of the crime. Dare the gendarmes to stop us.

Jun 16 10:42

The Hidden Wealth of the Catholic Church

The Catholic Church in Germany, already struggling to cope with the sex abuse scandal, has been hit by revelations of theft, opaque accounting and extravagance. While the grassroots faithful are being forced to make cutbacks, some bishops enjoy the trappings of the church's considerable hidden wealth.

Jun 16 10:34

The Fed's Purchase of US Sovereign Debt: "The US Treasury is under the Control of the Fed’s Owners".

Were it not for the Federal Reserves purchase of Treasury and Agency bonds the US would already be unable to raise funds to service debt and issue new debt, and it would already have descended into national bankruptcy. It is no wonder the Fed does not want to be audited. Through various artifices the Fed has been purchasing US treasury paper. No one knows how much, because when asked the Fed says it is a state secret. That is what all Americans love. A country run in secrecy. A privately owned corporation operating under the cover of secrecy, and protected by a Treasury Department, that is under the control of the Fed’s owners. How is that for an incestuous relationship?

Jun 16 10:32

BP and Halliburton's Role in the Gulf Oil Disaster-- Well Casing Horror Story

Now, there is speculation from multiple sources that there were problems with the seal job.Washingtonblog.com reports, using multiple sources and videos, that there is concern that the casing may have been compromised, causing leaks far below the surface of the sea floor. They report that Cameron international, the manufacturer of the BOP at the top of the wellhead, that was supposed to shut the well, may have broken parts from the casing blocking the BOP from closing.

Jun 16 10:31

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

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Turning his back on Americans to please Israel did not help!

Jun 16 10:28

SKorea holds civil defense drill amid tension

Although both Koreas have exchanged harsh rhetoric and increased their military vigilance in recent weeks, Seoul officials have said it is unlikely renewed tension would lead to all-out war.

The defense drill was the first on a nationwide scale for possible chemical, biological and radiological attacks since 1989, the National Emergency Management Agency said. It said the exercise was resumed in the aftermath of the ship sinking in March that South Korea blamed on North Korea.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

North Korea, in spite of its rhetoric, doesn't want a war with the South, because it doesn't know what actual degree of military support it is likely to get from its benefactor state, China.

Unfortunately, there are elements in the corridors of power in the US who are frantically looking for a war (any war, despite the fiascoes in Iraq and Afghanistan) to divert American fury away from the terrible government mismanagement of foreign and domestic policy, including our economy.

Jun 16 10:26

BP engineer's testimony contradicted by e-mail released by congressional investigators

Last month, Mark Hafle, BP's senior drilling engineer for the oil well that's now spewing millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico, testified in Kenner that he and his team believed they had worked in concert with a contractor to come up with the safest possible design for encasing the well with cement and steel tubing so that "all the concerns had been addressed."
gulf_oil_vacuum_barataria_bay.JPGGerald Herbert/The Associated PressA cleanup worker vacuums oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill along the northern shore of Barataria Bay in Plaquemines Parish on Tuesday.

But now, e-mail messages released by congressional investigators paint a different picture of Hafle's confidence in the troubled well.

Jun 16 10:22

Hoyer hints support for Afghanistan is slipping

The majority leader has been one of the most ardent supporters of President Barack Obama's handling of the war on terror and military campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq, but he noted things haven’t gone as smoothly as the party had hoped.

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Memo to Steny Hoyer: there is no support whatsoever on the part of the American people for this war in Afghanistan.

And Senator, please understand: thinking Americans have already had their moment of clarity about current US military misadventures around the planet, including Iraq and Afghanistan.

The understand that what has been going on here is not a "war on terror", but a war on people sitting over geostrategically placed hunks of real estate with resources, or transport routes to and from those resources, which the US government wishes to claim for its own.

In Iraq, the issue was oil, and who was going to control it. After completely destroying the country's infrastructure, generating internecine civil war between Sunni and Shiite Muslims, and showering the place with depleted uranium, the US still has no control of Iraq's vast oil wealth.

As reported Dec 14, 2009 at:

http://news.antiwar.com/2009/12/14/despite-sense-of-entitlement-us-companies-lose-iraq-oil-auctions/

"Despite Sense of Entitlement, US Companies Lose Iraq Oil Auctions"

In October, oil billionaire T. Boone Pickens expressed annoyance at the fact that US oil corporations were being asked to compete with foreign companies for oil contracts in Iraq.

“They’re opening them up to other companies all over the world… we’re entitled to it,” Pickens insisted, warning that after six plus years of American occupation “we leave there with the Chinese getting the oil.”

And who now actually looks like they're going to be developing a lion's share of Iraqi oil?

As reported on 27 April, 2010 at:

http://www.investorsiraq.com/showthread.php?143163-Iraq-oil-development-swift-despite-politics&s=1d081417dc504212ef891c21f1129fb5&p=1000499#post1000499

The major oil companies are starting to move forward at a very high speed. Oil companies are tendering huge contracts and making commitments in the market," said Kjetil Tonstad, Statoil's vice-president for International Exploration and Production, Middle East. "Execution is going full speed ahead despite the political situation."

"Norway's Statoil and Russian partner LUKOIL would increase output to 120,000 barrels per day (bpd) at Iraq's West Qurna phase two oilfield in 2012, Tonstad said. That was the level set by Iraq for first commercial production at the field.
The consortium has already started issuing tenders for work at the field, he said. He declined to give further details.
Lukoil and Statoil sealed the 20-year deal to develop the West Qurna Phase Two, a 12.9 billion barrel oilfield in the south, in an auction in December."

And what about Afghanistan? The invasion and occupation of Afghanistan had two outcomes which were desired by both the Bush And Obama administrations. The first (completely unfulfilled, nearly 9 years on) was the "pacification" of the Afghan people in order to install the pipeline routes with which to control Eurasian oil.

Karzai, corrupt thug that he is (but no idiot) is talking about reconciling with the Taliban to begin a tentative peace process. The Taliban want US and NATO troops out now. So, we are left, 9 years on, at the point where we are ultimately going to have to negotiate with whatever government is left standing in Kabul for the oil pipeline rights, just as the Bush administration was attempting - unsuccessfully - as late as August of 2001.

The Bush administration thought the Taliban government's asking price was "too high", but, to their way of thinking, an invasion and occupation's price, in blood and money, was not.

The second outcome, which can absolutely be characterized as "mission accomplished" is control of the drug trade, which the Taliban had almost completely exterminated. In fact, that bit has gone so magnificently well that Russia is publicly complaining about the cheap Afghan opium, flooding their streets, and addicting their kids. And when drug production is controlled, where the drugs wind up is also controlled. Pouring cheap drug into a country a method of destabilizing that country without firing a shot.

So in conclusion, Senator: pull the funding for these immoral, illegal wars, bring our troops home, and treat them the respect, practical necessities, and excellent medical services they deserve for having risked life and limb not for the security of their country, but ultimately for private oil or drug profits.

Jun 16 10:20

UP girls become Gujaratis: Symbolic or Zionist mindset at work?

The entire ad controversy, reminds the famous broadcast made immediately after 9/11 terrorist attack on Twin Towers in New York. The broadcast was reportedly made by the ‘Pro-Zionist Media’ that showed Palestinians celebrating after the tragic event. It was only later that the world came to know the video was file footage of earlier date and had nothing to do with the terrorist attack. But, the advantage that the Zionists wanted to gain was accomplished and the propaganda that the Palestinians are TERRORISTS was well placed in the minds of the people already saddened and shocked by the attack. Later on it became easier to ignite the already palpitating anger against the Muslims world over.

Jun 16 10:07

Revoking Israel's UN Membership

Not once, during the past 60 years, has Israel shown any intention of living up to the requirements stipulated by the UN, in connection with the country’s membership in 1948, namely that the Palestinians who had been evicted from their homes should be allowed to return at the earliest possible opportunity. Moreover, Israel holds the hardly flattering world record of ignoring UN resolutions.

Jun 16 10:05

StarAdvertiser blocks my follow up comments

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I just tried to reply to yet another one of CurtOnTheRadio's endless smears against me and found I am blocked from posting. Everything I am entering is now subject to approval by a moderator and not one of my posts sent to the moderator has been posted.

Jun 16 09:44

Democrats demand flotilla "terrorists" be denied entry into U.S.

In case you thought a reasonable debate was still possible surrounding Israel's botched raid of a humanitarian flotilla, the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York held a press event in Times Square today to prove you wrong. A half-dozen elected Democrats called on the State Department to ban every flotilla participant from entering the United States.

Well, only some of them called for everyone to be denied visas. Most of them just called for an "investigation" into the terrible terror ties of the activists aboard the flotilla, sponsored by a Turkish NGO called IHH that is not on any American watch list.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Proving yet again that when US politicians get bought by Israel, and are found consistently putting the dictates of the Israeli government ahead of the needs and concerns of the US citizens they allegedly represent they stay bought!!!

And not one word from these Israel-Firsters about the Israeli navy having gunned down, in cold blood, of a 19 year old American kid of Turkish ancestry who wound up with 4 bullet holes in his head and one in his abdomen?!?!?

Unflipping believable!!!

Jun 16 09:38

Entering the Soviet Era in America

Drunk on war as Washington may be, the U.S. is still not the Soviet Union in 1991 – not yet. But it’s not the triumphant “sole superpower” anymore either. Its global power is visibly waning, its ability to win wars distinctly in question, its economic viability open to doubt. It has been transformed from a can-do into a can’t-do nation, a fact only highlighted by the ongoing BP catastrophe and “rescue” in the Gulf of Mexico. Its airports are less shiny and more Third World-like every year. Unlike France or China, it has not a mile of high-speed rail. And when it comes to the future, especially the creation and support of innovative industries in alternative energy, it’s chasing the pack. It is increasingly a low-end service economy, losing good jobs that will never return.

Jun 16 09:35

Someone sending Charlie Sheen a message?

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This it the second time since Charlie Sheen released this video that one of his cars has been stolen and simply pushed off the road to destroy it.

Jun 16 09:32

Gov't delays Gaza blockade decision

The security cabinet met Wednesday to discuss easing the Gaza blockade, but adjourned without drawing any conclusions, Reuters reported.

The cabinet will reconvene on Thursday to continue the blockade discussion, which covers potentially expanding the list of goods currently permitted to cross over into the Gaza strip.

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What Israel is doing is waiting to see if the announcement of the opening of the Gaza crossings will defuse world anger over the flotilla attack. If the story starts to fade by tomorrow, then expect little more than a token easing of the hardships imposed on Gaza by Israel (a direct violation of the 4th Geneva Protocol) and just as quickly rescinded when Israel feels nobody is looking.

For myself, I thin now is the time to let loose with all the pent-up anger with Israel. Israel is already on the defensive. They have lost the initiative and their mantle of permanent victim state has been destroyed by the exposure of their attempted sale of nuclear weapons to Apartheid South Africa.

Now is the time to hold Israel to the condition sunder which it was allowed to join the United Nations.

Now is the time to demand that Israel finally draw its national borders and then live within them.

Now is the time for the Palestinians to be accorded the same right to exist and a state that Israel constantly demands for itself.

Jun 16 09:32

On Israel, Congress Still Obedient

Forget that "collective punishment" is illegal under international law. Forget that Turkey is a NATO ally to whom we are bound by treaty (an armed attack on Turkey is considered an attack on the United States). And definitely forget the admonition to have "a decent respect to the opinions of mankind...."

None of these come into play when the government of Israel requires the government of the United States to defend it from criticism (no matter what the provocation).

And, to be honest, the Obama administration behaves no differently in this regard than previous administrations. It's all "your wish is my command."

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This is why, even when American politicians mention that they support "two state solution" which features a viable Palestinian state, what we are going to see, in terms of Israel's behaviour very soon, will be the following.

We will see a brisk Israeli annexation of Jerusalem and the West Bank, coupled with forcible expulsions of Palestinians to either Gaza, or just beyond the borders of Israel into stateless refugee status.

And the US Congress and administration will say nothing, and do nothing, to prevent this, because they have long-since "acquired" by a foreign power.

Jun 16 09:23

75 percent of board overseeing major study into effects of oil spill have ties to BP

some scientists accused BP of trying to control the research by selecting the research topics and the members of an advisory committee that would select the institutions to oversee the money and research.

Jun 16 09:19

Russia might send troops

As four days of ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan threatened to build into a major refugee crisis Monday, both sides of the conflict were calling on Russia to step in, saying third- party peacekeepers were needed to defuse standoffs between Uzbeks and Kyrgyz.

But an emergency meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, a regional alliance dominated by Russia, ended Monday without a commitment to send in troops, although President Dmitry Medvedev called the situation "intolerable" and intimated that troops could be deployed if conditions worsened.

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Unfortunately, it appears that only the presence of Russia peacekeeping troops on the ground can staunch the increasing violence here.

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