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September 6, 2010

Sep 06 10:08

Unrepentant Tony Blair Calls for Iran Attacks

Blair however chides antiwar people to “keep an open mind” and insists that the war was a great success.

So great a success in fact that he seems eager to replicate it with a similar war against Iran on similarly false pretenses.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Okay Phony Tony; here is your rifle and here is your parachute. Climb aboard this here airplane and we'll call Ahmadinejad and tell him you are on your way.

Sep 06 10:06

Denver Mayor's Non-profit Funded Agitator Group Re-Create 68 During DNC to Assure 50 Million in Fed funding

It is now being reported that Denver Mayor Hickenlooper's non-profit organization had helped fund this agitator group Re-create 68 in order to secure the 50 million dollars in Federal funding to beef up the police state that was in effect during that time.

Sep 06 10:03

Ripping Off Dead War Vets' Beneficiaries

Pru and Met Life alone rip off hundreds of millions of dollars annually, stealing one of their main profit centers with no accountability. Since 1999, the VA let Prudential send survivors "checkbooks" for its Alliance Account. "In 2009 alone, (recipient) families....were supposed to be paid" $1 billion in death benefits "immediately, according to their insurance policies. They weren't."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is grand theft, writ large, but the VA does nothing about it?!?

Sep 06 10:02

US becoming a Third World country?

Some of the warning signs that indicate America's fantastic fall from a First World nation include rising unemployment and poverty.

According to Spiegel Online, the United States is recently faced with a new phenomenon called "the new poor."

In Ventura California -- a luxurious resort city -- about 20 percent of the residents are at risk of homelessness.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"It is not enough that I be rich; everybody else must be poor!" -- Any Banker.



Sep 06 09:55

GERMAN JEWS FEATURE LATUFF’S LATEST WORK

Cover art for October issue of German progressive Jewish magazine “Der Semit”: http://dersemit.de

Sep 06 09:55

AIR CHALLENGE TO THE GAZA BLOCKADE

US group says it plans to send plane to Gaza

A pro-Palestinian group based in the US will send a plane loaded with aid to the Gaza Strip in defiance of Israel’s air and sea blockade, an official said Sunday.
“We intend to send an aircraft to Gaza in much the same way boats were used — without going through Israeli or Egyptian airspace,” said Paul Larudee, an organizer with the California-based Free Palestine Movement sponsoring the flight.

Authorities in Gaza are supportive of the initiative and are working to locate a landing site, Larudee said. Gaza’s now-defunct Yasser Arafat International Airport is not being considered, he said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Use parachute drops like the Berlin airlift sometimes did.

Sep 06 09:54

HAMAS, THE BALL’S IN YOUR COURT

Instead of hurling threats of more violence, which only serve to reinforce opinion that Hamas is a terrorist organization, the words and deeds of the resistance movement should be carefully chosen to harmonise with the West’s values and beliefs.

This is Hamas’s chance to ‘educate’ the rest of the world as to the truth about the evil that stalks the Holy Land. It is perhaps a final window of opportunity to define the massive, decades-old injustice accurately.

Sep 06 09:53

GAZA IN DARKNESS

“Forcing the Gazan population to pay bills is out of the question. They are suffering from a long siege, with the borders closed and no jobs available.” People can be seen going from one neighbourhood to another just to charge their mobile phones and laptops. One journalist gets his laptop charged at a local hospital.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Ever notice that as the US government gets more Zionized, Americans' lives start to look more and more like the Palestinians?




Sep 06 09:52

Hamas, don't blow this chance

This is Hamas's chance to 'educate' the rest of the world as to the truth about the evil that stalks the Holy Land. It is perhaps a final window of opportunity to define the massive, decades-old injustice accurately.
For example, Hamas could have said: "Israel doesn't have a monopoly on security and we Palestinians are equally entitled to feel safe… Armed Jewish squatters terrorise Palestinian families, menace our children, damage crops, poison our water and often cause fatal harm… Therefore any armed squatter on Palestinian soil risks the same fate as an armed Palestinian found in Israel."

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Sep 06 09:52

War Forevermore

“Winning” today is to just keep on making war in any shape or form so the rich get richer while the masses are just tools – now on the battlefield – as they were in the worst of factories in the West during the Industrial Revolution – and sitting on their fat asses at home mesmerized by pieces of shit like Glenn Beck. And since the media, owned of course by members of the Taliban, HAMAS, and Hizballah, have turned the American public into retards; most Americans don’t seem to notice that all we ever fucking do anymore is fight wars.

Sep 06 09:51

Israel picks Gaza war commander as new military chief

The Israeli cabinet on Sunday confirmed as armed forces chief Major General Yoav Galant, who directed Israel's 2008-2009 Gaza war, the prime minister's office said.

"The government approved his appointment as chief of staff for a period of three years, with a possible extension to four years in exceptional circumstances," it said in a statement.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Unflipping believable, but thoroughly predictable.

Sep 06 09:51

2010 Earthquake Frequency Graphic

We’ve gone from a couple Mag 7 earthquakes every other month to 2-3 per month. I can predict right now that September will have at least three Mag 7+ quakes. Before the end of the year, not a week will go by without a Mag 7+ quake.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The Earth is saying, "Get the @#$% off of me! :)



Sep 06 09:44

Israeli FM Slams Peace Talks, Insists Peace ‘Unattainable’ for Generations

Hawkish Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, who has made it clear time and again that he opposes on general principle the idea of a peace settlement with the Palestinians, today again lashed out at the talks.

“Signing a comprehensive peace agreement is an unattainable goal – not next year and not in the next generation,” Lieberman insisted in comments given at a Yisrael Beiteinu event.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I would be almost be willing to bet that Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has his very own "final solution" to the "Palestinian problem".

Sep 06 09:40

Sources: As many as 2,000 more troops may be going to Afghanistan

As many as 2,000 additional troops -- including a number of U.S. forces -- may be headed to Afghanistan in the coming weeks under a plan backed by Gen. David Petraeus, CNN has learned.

Petraeus has not commented publicly on the need for more troops, but a U.S. defense official and a senior NATO official directly familiar with his thinking and the entire matter have confirmed details to CNN.

The proposal for more troops has been briefed to NATO officials behind closed doors.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The US and NATO has never, ever had enough troops on the ground to win this on a military level.

This proposed addition of yet another 2,000 troops will not put the US and NATO any closer to that goal, and Petraeus knows that.

The Afghan forces the US and NATO have trained have been notoriously flaky in terms of getting the training, then using that training - and American and NATO weapons - against American and NATO troops.

The insurgency here is winning: that is the reality.

What the US and NATO appear to be doing is just trying to prolong the madness and insanity of this occupation just a little while longer, at least through the US election cycle in November.

The only elements which appear to be "winning" in this conflict are the drug dealers, and the large corporations supplying contract mercenaries and supplies.

Sep 06 09:32

Lebanon PM says he erred in blaming father's murder on Syria

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said in comments published on Monday that he erred in accusing Syria of the murder of his father, ex-premier Rafiq Hariri, in a 2005 bombing in Beirut.

"At some point, we made a mistake," Hariri told the Saudi-owned daily Asharq Al-Awsat. "At one stage, we accused Syria of assassinating the martyred premier.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Now who does that leave as the likely assassin, who needed Syria out of Lebanon prior to their 2006 war! :)

Sep 06 09:31

A Tsunami Approaches: The Beginning of the Great Deconstruction

Like any tsunami, the wave began long ago and very far out to sea. Thirty years ago the vast majority of union workers were in the private sector. Public employees in unions reached parity with private sector members by 2009. This was aided in part by campaign contributions from the unions to elect Democratic Party candidates and generous pay packages and retirement plans passed by those same politicians in return.



Sep 06 09:29

The Hidden but Awkward Origins of World War 2 - The unexpected views of four key diplomats who were close to events:

Joseph P. Kennedy, U.S. Ambassador to Britain during the years immediately preceding WW2 was the father of the famous American Kennedy dynasty. James Forrestal the first US Secretary of Defense (1947-1949) quotes him as saying "Chamberlain (the British Prime Minister) stated that America and the world Jews had forced England into the war". (The Forrestal Diaries ed. Millis, Cassell 1952 p129).

Sep 06 09:26

Fresh Kills - The Dust of the Dead

The operation at Fresh Kills had three objectives: to find human remains, personal effects, and any evidence of the terrorist attack such as a highjacker’s box cutter, cell phones from the planes, and the black boxes.

For almost a year, the recovery team at the Fresh Kills facility sifted, sorted, and searched through 1.8 million tons of World Trade Center material. The staff never recovered a black box from the jets, a box cutter, or anything relating to the hijackers.

Sep 06 09:23

America is leaving the ruins behind in Iraq

Webmaster's Commentary: 

They created a desolation, and they called it 'peace'." -- Tacitus

Sep 06 09:16

even as it enters into talks, Israel declares policy of separating Gaza and W.B.

At the same time that it is setting forth on peace talks with the U.S. and the Palestinian Authority, Israel has for the first time publicly endorsed the policy of separating Gaza and the West Bank politically (and culturally).

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Under international law, going back to the Hague Conventions and the Fourth Geneva Convention, Israel is required by virtue of their membership ion the United Nations to enforce Palestinian law in occupied Palestinian lands. Once again Israel defies the United Nations and international law with impunity. Of course, when anyone points out that Israel is once again refusing to honor their commitments under international law, one is denounced as an anti-Semite and has their career wrecked.



Sep 06 09:16

They caused the Iraq War and remain without shame

During the past week, as the US president Barack Obama announced the withdrawal of US combat forces from Iraq, there was considerable media commentary focusing on the lies that had been utilised to build public support for the war.

The two that received the most attention were the argument that Saddam had an active programme to develop weapons of mass destruction and the assertion, made most vigorously by the then vice president Dick Cheney, that there were “proven links” connecting the Iraqi leadership to the terrorist attacks on September 11.

Both were, of course, deliberate fabrications but both did play important roles in shaping public opinion and justifying the invasion of Iraq. The propaganda effort to win support for the war involved much more.

Sep 06 09:14

Blair may cancel London appearance over protests

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I was hoping his next signing might be at The Tower, indeed that they would re-open the Traitor's Gate just for him! Oh well, I understand the Hague is nice this time of year!

Sep 06 09:13

Report: Iran Paying Taliban to Kill U.S. Troops

- At least five Iranian companies in Afghanistan's capital are using their offices covertly to finance Taliban militants in provinces near Kabul, according to an investigation by London's Sunday Times.

Western officials believe the network may have been set up by the Al-Quds force, an elite branch of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Apparently, this so-called "investigation" by London's Sunday Times is really big on spectacular allegations, but refuses to back them up with solid evidence.

Who are these companies, and why are they not named?!? Who are the officials doling out this money?!?

And note that the statements made here are never sourced (a classic propaganda trick.)

Sep 06 09:12

English Neofascist Group to be Featured at 9/11 Anti-Mosque Rally

Earlier this week, I noted that Newt Gingrich and John Bolton, both of whom had been scheduled to appear at Pamela Geller’s Sept. 11 rally in Lower Manhattan against the so-called “Ground Zero Mosque,” now appear to be getting cold feet — Gingrich has pulled out entirely, while Bolton will deliver a videotaped message rather than appearing in person. Now we get one possible reason why Gingrich and Bolton were so hesitant: according to Geller, members of the English Defense League, a British far-right group, will also be attending the rally. The EDL is notorious for provoking violent confrontations with residents and law enforcement, simply adding to worries that the rally against what Geller and her allies term a “9/11 victory monument” will end badly.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I will block the mosque being built at ground zero when you block Christian churches from being built near playgrounds!



Sep 06 09:10

9/11 Firefighters: Bombs and Explosions in the WTC

[Firefighter Louie] Cacchioli was called to testify privately [before the 9/11 Commission], but walked out on several members of the committee before they finished, feeling like he was being interrogated and cross-examined rather than simply allowed to tell the truth about what occurred in the north tower on 9/11. "My story was never mentioned in the final report [PDF download] and I felt like I was being put on trial in a court room," said Cacchioli. "I finally walked out. They were trying to twist my words and make the story fit only what they wanted to hear. All I wanted to do was tell the truth and when they wouldn't let me do that, I walked out. ... It was a disgrace to everyone, the victims and the family members who lost loved ones. I don't agree with the 9/11 Commission.

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Sep 06 09:09

Larry Silverstein, WTC 7, and the 9/11 Demolition

9/11/2001 radio broadcast: "We were just sitting here watching all the smoke pouring up from
number 7 ... we really couldn't see much damage on it ... I turned in time to see what looked like a skyscraper implosion, it looked like it had been done by a demolition crew ... that's number 1,
number 2, and now number 7 that have come down from this explosion and folks just simply can't believe it. ... I just never for the life of me imagined that these huge buildings would just fall, and that's what happened, they just crumbled."

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Sep 06 09:08

The Ground Zero Fires Were Not Conventional Fires

The Ground Zero fires were not conventional fires.Probable cause: thermite.

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Sep 06 09:05

Mideast crisis looms over Israeli settlements

Just days after Mideast peace talks began in Washington, the first major crisis is already looming: Israel hinted Sunday it will ease restrictions on building in West Bank settlements, while the Palestinian president warned he'll quit the talks if Israel resumes construction.

Israel's 10-month-old slowdown on new building in settlements expires Sept. 26, leaving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a tough choice.

If he extends the freeze, he risks breaking up his hardline coalition. If he lifts the restrictions, he risks getting blamed for derailing negotiations and disrupting President Barack Obama's Mideast peace efforts soon after they began.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This alleged "slowdown" in Israeli building has been a bad joke, played by Israel on the Palestinians.

What we will continue to see here will be a massive Israeli annexation of Palestinian lands, coupled with forced expulsions of Palestinians who have lived where they are living for generations.

Obama, and the other world leaders, are collectively unwilling, and/or incapable, of getting this to stop.

The government of Israel is not interested in peace: it is only interested in the acquisition of territory, and by any means necessary.



Sep 06 09:02

Former Knox priest Casey to face further charges of child molestation

A Sullivan County, Tenn., grand jury indicted Tucker's former priest William 'Bill' Casey, 76, on three charges — one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and two counts of aggravated rape — early last week, according to a Friday report in the Kingsport Times-News.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

We must stop the building of a mosque church near ground zero every playground in America!

Sep 06 09:00

Obama To Unveil A New(er) Deal: Here Comes $50 Billion For Rails, Roads And Runways

The New Deal cost America $50 billion in 1930s dollars. How the times have changed - today the White House will announce a new and improved New(er) Deal, which will invest $50 billion in a 3Rs sequel - road, rail and runway, infrastructure developments. It will have roughly one thousandth the impact of the Roosevelt plan, demonstrating once again that in 80 years the only thing that has actually worked in America is the ongoing devaluation of the dollar.

Sep 06 09:00

US troops forced to help out Iraqis in Baghdad firefight

Days after the US officially ended combat operations and touted Iraq's ability to defend itself, American troops found themselves battling heavily armed militants assaulting an Iraqi military headquarters in the centre of Baghdad.

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Sep 06 08:59

High-ranking Iraqi military officer assassinated

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Combat operations are over in Iraq!" -- Official White Horse Souse

"Combat operations are over in Iraq!" -- Official White Horse Souse

"Combat operations are over in Iraq!" -- Official White Horse Souse

"Combat operations are over in Iraq!" -- Official White Horse Souse



Sep 06 08:56

A Galant Act of Terror

In 2006, Israel was utterly defeated in Lebanon. The army commander back then was Dan Halutz, an air force officer. It is unusual for a “blue” (someone from the air force in Hebrew slang) to reach such a position. Halutz held back the “greens” (ground forces) during the operation because he didn’t trust them and sent the air force ahead. It was a disaster. The fact that in the morning of the attack he found time to contact his broker and sell his stocks in the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange didn’t help to his public image. He left humiliated. It was time for a major change. Halutz – as his predecessors – was Ashkenazi. In 2007, Amir Peretz – then Minister of Defense – called Gabi Ashkenazi back to the army as Chief of Staff.

Sep 06 08:54

U.S. and Israel spying behind BlackBerry woe: Dubai police

Concerns over Israeli access to BlackBerry data, and the use of the device by the United States to spy on the United Arab Emirates are behind the Gulf state's moves to curb the smartphone, Dubai's police chief said.

Sep 06 08:53

Glenn Beck 8/28 rally – the death rattle of mainstream conservatism Category: General

Glenn Beck’s big rally at the Lincoln Memorial a couple days ago is the talk of the news media and the internet. Liberals are denouncing it, conservatives are walking on air, while tens of millions of people are completely mystified. And with good reason – if Seinfeld was a show about nothing, this massive gathering was a rally about nothing. And while it may have looked impressive, in reality it shows just how impotent and adrift the mainstream conservative movement has become.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Like I keep saying, after studying the liberals and the conservatives closely, anarchy is looking really good right now!

Sep 06 08:52

An Al Quds day letter to Tony Blair from his sister-in-law

Yesterday, I stood in the midst of more than one million Iranian Muslims all chanting in unison 'Marg Bar Isre-hell!' and 'Marg Bar Am-ri-ca!' You know what that means Tony I'm sure; 'Down with Israel, down with America'. The men, women and children around me withstood a day of no water and no food (it's called Ramadan, Tony, it's a fast). Coping with hunger and thirst in the hundred degrees heat, as if it were nothing. They can withstand deprivation in the Muslim world. Here in Iran they feel proud to suffer in order to express solidarity with the people of Palestine. It's kind of like the way you express solidarity with America only without illegal chemical weapons and a million civilian deaths.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Lauren Booth has courage and moral principle ABCNNBBCBS can only dream about.



Sep 06 08:51

Obama to propose huge infrastructure plan

US President Barack Obama unveils plans Monday to spend at least 50 billion dollars to expand and renew US roads, railways and airports, in a fresh bid to fire up sluggish economic growth.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Memo to President Obama: with the government already at the edge of economic collapse, and staggering under its own mountain of deficit debt it cannot possibly pay back, just from where is that fifty billion dollars supposed to come?

Taxpayers are already maxed out in terms of being able to pay their taxes, and furious at the government policies which put them in their current predicament.

Sep 06 08:46

US mulls approval of GM salmon

US authorities have begun to consider approval for the first time the sale of genetically engineered salmon, a move that some say could open the door to more transgenic animals on American dinner tables.

A US Food and Drug Administration panel has set a hearing for September 19-20 to consider a proposal by Massachusetts-based AquaBounty Technologies for production and sale of a new Atlantic salmon with a growth hormone gene from the Chinook salmon that allows it to grow faster.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

As reported at:

http://www.shirleys-wellness-cafe.com/bgh.htm

Genetically engineered Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH)

"Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone is a genetically engineered copy of a naturally occurring hormone produced by cows. "

"Both the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) and the Consumer's Union, publisher of Consumer Reports magazine, have warned of the potential hazards to human health caused by consuming products derived from rBGH-treated cows.

While rBGH is banned in Europe and Canada, and has been boycotted by 95 percent of US dairy farmers, the FDA, Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Agriculture continue to license the drug (and other new genetically engineered foods) without pre-market safety tests. Thanks to industry pressure, genetically engineered foods are NOT required to carry identifying labels. "

The ingestion of this product has been linked to sharp increases in the onset of physical maturation for younger and younger children.

If the FDA does approve of this "Frankensalmon" going to market, with no testing and no information about it being genetically engineered on the label, you had probably better think very carefully about ever eating salmon again.

Sep 06 08:46

Americans face battles days after Iraq combat deadline

American troops found themselves battling heavily-armed militants attacking Iraqi military headquarters in the centre of Baghdad, days after the US officially ended combat operations and touted Iraq's ability to defend itself.

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Sep 06 08:45

Israeli says not guilty of 'largest human trafficking case in U.S. history'

On Thursday, Orian's public relations adviser, Kara Lujan, was asked by her client to conduct negotiations with the FBI for his surrender. She said Federal agents agreed to a surrender in Hawaii on the condition that they would be shown an airplane ticket to the state. She said he landed in Honolulu and took a taxi to his lawyer's office, where FBI representatives were waiting, as agreed. Lujan said Global Horizons has not been in business for four years and that Orian was working with other companies.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Here is what Ha'Aretz is NOT telling you (and why you come to WRH). Mordechai Orian is a huge GOP donor! Orian gave tens of thousands of dollars to the National Republican
Congressional Committee on eight occasions between 2004 and 2006. His largest contribution of $11,000 came on July 13, 2006. Orian also gave $2000 to the GOP-affiliated Restore America PAC twice in that period.

During those years the Republican-led Congress debated and sought to pass a major immigration reform bill that involved, among many other things, an expanded guest-worker program. The legislation ultimately failed.



Sep 06 08:28

For Arpaio, ‘Fear Not, Sheriff Joe – That the Sheriffs of America Stand by You,’ Says Arizona Sheriff Babeu

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu said the Obama administration’s decision to file a lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is not surprising, but that men and women in law enforcement will stand by the man they believe is enforcing the law and protecting the citizens of Arizona.

Sep 06 07:06

Why looking after your teeth prevents deadly blood clots

Brushing your teeth and flossing may be a chore, but it could just save your life, according to a new study.

Although gum disease has long been suspected of causing heart problems, scientists have long been puzzled as to how this happens.

Now researchers from the University of Bristol say that a self-defense mechanism of microbes in the mouth are to blame.

Sep 06 06:58

US expects to subsidize Afghan training for years

WASHINGTON — The United States expects to spend about $6 billion a year training and supporting Afghan troops and police after it begins pulling out its own combat troops in 2011, The Associated Press has learned.

The previously undisclosed estimates of U.S. spending through 2015, detailed in a NATO training mission document, are an acknowledgment that Afghanistan will remain largely dependent on the United States for its security.

Sep 06 06:48

US bankruptcy, fiscal 'child abuse' and six-decade Ponzi scheme

U.S. unemployment is on the rise again - it has reached nine point six per cent, the first increase in four months. Some economists are arguing that the Obama administration needs to introduce another stimulus programme to create new jobs. But Larry Kotlikoff, professor of economics at the Boston University, believes the U.S. needs to start cutting spending immediately - or face bankruptcy...



Sep 06 06:41

From Wounded Knee To Iraq : A Century of U.S.Military Interventions

The commentary is a little dated but the list is right on.

Sep 06 06:33

China, US meet amid tension over trade, military

BEIJING — Senior U.S. and Chinese officials met Monday to steady relations upset by disputes over currency, trade and military affairs despite calls for a tougher line on Chinese economic policies that some say are contributing to American unemployment.

With congressional elections in two months, President Barack Obama is under pressure to kick-start the economy and many lawmakers say he should start by addressing China's lopsided trade surplus and currency policies.



Sep 06 06:30

International backing grows for 'Robin Hood tax' on banks

EU ministers edge closer to financial transaction levy amid signs that International Monetary Fund is softening opposition to 'Robin Hood tax'

European Union finance ministers will step up talks on raising extra money from banks this week amid signs that the International Monetary Fund is softening its opposition to a "Robin Hood tax" on financial transactions.

Sep 06 06:07

So much for peace talks: Israeli FM pushes for new settlement construction

JERUSALEM — Israel's hard-line foreign minister said Monday that his party will try to block any extension of Israel's settlement slowdown, a move that could derail the recently launched Mideast peace negotiations.

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Sep 06 05:41

First Georgian soldier killed in Afghanistan

(Reuters) - Georgia has suffered its first soldier killed in Afghanistan since joining the NATO-led force fighting there, the Georgian Defence Ministry said Sunday.

Georgia has 925 troops in Afghanistan, including 750 based in the southern province of Helmand, the most violent region of the country.

Saakashvili will make a hero out of him and try to blame it on Russia, somehow.



Sep 06 05:33

The Impact of Fiat Money as the World’s Reserve Currency

David Redick
Activist Post

The creation of fiat official government money has had a profound effect in history and on our nation and the world today. "Fiat" means it is worth whatever the government says it is (its face value), although the material of which it is made may have more or less intrinsic market value. Examples would include both valuable silver dollars and worthless paper, each declared to be worth $1; and today’s American Eagle bullion coin with a face value of $50 for one ounce of gold.

Sep 06 05:00

It Fell in Silence: The Collapse of World Trade Center 7

Many Americans are unaware that three buildings within the World Trade Center complex fell on September 11, 2001. Located just 300 feet from the North Tower, World Trade Center 7 (WTC 7) was a forty-seven story steel frame building, which collapsed vertically in 6.5 seconds more than 6 hours after the collapse of the Twin Towers. Although the collapse of the towers was televised hundreds of times, the collapse of WTC 7 was seldom shown or discussed. The widely publicized 9/11 Commission Report fails to even mention the collapse of WTC 7 in its 568 pages. Looking beyond the limited information provided by the mass media, activist artist, Nathan Janes explores a number of questions related to the collapse of WTC 7 in his newest work.

Sep 06 04:28

‘Firedoglake’ is progressive– just don’t talk about Palestine

By Philip Weiss of Mondoweiss

Here is an important matter that I have been sitting on for days and that people who care about American support for Palestinian oppression need to be aware of: the extent to which Firedoglake, a leading progressive site, suppresses criticism of Israel. The battle demonstrates that even inside the left, the Israel lobby is a strong force. Indeed, the founder of the site, movie producer Jane Hamsher, has dismissed concern for Palestinians as a “pet issue.”

As I have said often, our country cannot make progress on this critical policy issue until people who care about Palestinian freedom find one another and make a political combination to take on the Israel lobby.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE:

Sep 06 02:24

Vaccinate the World: Gates, Rockefeller Seek Global Population Reduction

The global elite has launched a world-wide operation against an unaware population to reduce and control fertility. Vaccines and even staple food crops have been modified to achieve these goals.

If you can’t seem to bring yourself to believe that such an undertaking is possible, or that there are human beings willing and capable; Look back in time, this kind of conspiracy isn’t new, in fact this kind of control was idealized by Plato some 2,300 years ago in his momentous work The Republic.



September 5, 2010

Sep 05 22:09

Was Iraq Worth It?

By Patrick J. Buchanan –

Six months before the invasion of Iraq, Taki Theodoracopulos, Scott McConnell and this writer launched a new magazine, The American Conservative. Goal: Convince our countrymen that invading Iraq would be imperial folly. In the first column, in mid-September 2002, I wrote: “If Providence does not intrude, we will soon launch an imperial war on Iraq...

READ THE FULL STORY HERE:

http://mycatbirdseat.com/2010/09/was-iraq-worth-it/

Sep 05 22:05

Amen to the Imam

By Jack Hunter –

Sometimes editors like to have fun with their writers — like this week when my editor at the Charleston City Paper declared that controversial Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf and yours truly are actually the same person. Explains Chris Haire:

“You want proof? Well here goes: As you know, Rauf is the guy behind the so-called Ground Zero mosque. Not surprisingly, Sean Hannity doesn’t like him.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE:

http://mycatbirdseat.com/2010/09/amen-to-the-imam/

Sep 05 20:11

From the Gulf Stream to the BloodStream, and Why What You’re About To Read Is The Alarm Bell of The Pending Gulf Disaster

When Is Enough, Enough?

For nearly five months, the BP oil disaster has consumed the minds of millions of people worldwide. In addition to the horrific impacts that the crude oil and chemical dispersants have daily on the environment and the economy, a fatal threat has quietly slipped by the public’s proverbial radar.

The harm dealt by this silent enemy is beginning to creep into the lives of those living and working in the Gulf.

Sep 05 18:24

As many as 2,000 more troops may be going to Afghanistan

As many as 2,000 additional troops -- including a number of U.S. forces -- may be headed to Afghanistan in the coming weeks under a plan being proposed by Gen. David Petraeus, CNN has learned...

Sep 05 18:20

9/11 was an Inside Job: 9/11 Truth is STILL the Issue

9/11 Truth is still very relevant! Millions of people are still asleep and believe 19 Muslim ninjas planned and carried out one of the largest terror attacks in history.

We must honor the victims and the first responders by pushing 9/11 truth even more than we already have.

Sep 05 18:09

Dying of Money -- Lessons of the Great German and American Inflations

Most of us have at least a general idea of what we think inflation is. Inflation is the state of affairs in which prices go up. Inflation is an old, old story. Inflation is almost as ancient as money is, and money is almost as ancient as man himself.

Sep 05 16:34

Despite formal combat end, US joins Baghdad battle

Days after the U.S. officially ended combat operations and touted Iraq's ability to defend itself, American troops found themselves battling heavily armed militants assaulting an Iraqi military headquarters in the center of Baghdad on Sunday. The fighting killed 12 people and wounded dozens.

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Sep 05 16:19

CROSSING THE GREEN LINE ~~ CHILDREN Vs SOLDIERS

As we traveled from Tel Aviv to Ni’ilin, the invisiblity of borders between Israel and the West Bank struck me. We drove up route 443 and turned left towards Modayin Elite. Even though the roads are in the West Bank it feels as though we are in the middle of the Tel Aviv suburbs. There is no sign marking the green line. There is nothing, just one whitewashed Israeli town after another. After we pass Modayin Elite, we arrive at a checkpoint. This feels kind of like a border but it is temporary and shifting. Just after the checkpoint, we take a sharp left and are in the middle of the city of Ni’ilin. It feels like a pocket. A pocket of natives in a sea of settlers.

Sep 05 15:03

Missing Links: The Definitive Truth About 9/11

Now you will discover the definitive truth about 9/11 and learn why even the most popular movies on the subject have failed to address the evidence exhaustively presented in this video. The facts will make it abundantly clear that the so-called 9/11 Truth movement has been infiltrated and is ultimately controlled by the same criminal group who masterminded the attacks. As they say, 'if you want to control the dissent you lead the dissent.' Utilizing evidence from the FBI, CIA, NSA, US Armed Forces Intelligence sectors, Foreign Intelligence organizations, local law enforcement agencies and independent investigators, Missing Links goes where no other 9/11 video has dared to.

Missing Links: The Definitive Truth About 9/11 (Part 2 of 12) Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9Ss3LH0uqo

Missing Links: The Definitive Truth About 9/11 (Part 3 of 12) Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvLLOt8PkG8

Missing Links: The Definitive Truth About 9/11 (Part 4 of 12) Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVIwllhpiFY

Missing Links: The Definitive Truth About 9/11 (Part 5 of 12) Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYZv2UnlouQ

Missing Links: The Definitive Truth About 9/11 (Part 6 of 12) Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1MYD0Ckpfk

Missing Links: The Definitive Truth About 9/11 (Part 7 of 12) Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1KpmaXgDxo

Missing Links: The Definitive Truth About 9/11 (Part 8 of 12) Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZCAnXbv37c&feature=related

Missing Links: The Definitive Truth About 9/11 (Part 9 of 12) Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQHoZIFQUOU&feature=related

Missing Links: The Definitive Truth About 9/11 (Part 10 of 12) Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxtiaVhzGnk&feature=related

Missing Links: The Definitive Truth About 9/11 (Part 11 of 12) Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AS98SgVS1DU&feature=related

Missing Links: The Definitive Truth About 9/11 (Part 12 of 12) Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBMOShSlbUU

Sep 05 14:52

GORDON DUFF: “ZOMBIE CONTRACTORS,” THE PENTAGON’S 100 BILLION DOLLAR BOONDOGGLE

A water truck backs up to the Euphrates River in Iraq. The driver, a Ugandan or maybe an Ethiopian, gets out, lowers a hose into the sewage ridden flow and fills his truck. 5 miles away, a US Army water purification center sits, too far away. The driver thinks, “water is water.” Another of the Pentagon’s “Zombie Contractors” take their toll, part of the army of “undead” and unqualified who are the world’s most expensive work force.

The driver, an employee of a company once headed by the Vice President of the United States, could care less, clean water, filth or sewage, it is only going to American troops as drinking water.

Sep 05 14:29

CIA money behind Wi-Fi Positioning System (WPS)

How amazing would it be if you could walk into McTaco King and order that mid-morning bacon taco meal with Mountain Dew Big Gulp from your mobile device? Just imagine… as you approach the restaurant, a menu pops up on your screen, the phone makes suggestions and helps you super-size your order, before you even set foot in the restaurant!

Is there anything the IPad won’t do?

This advertiser’s wet dream is about to become reality, thanks to WPS (Wi-Fi Positioning System)

Sep 05 14:27

Cyber Security expert Stephen Spoonamore discusses electronic voting vulnerabilities

Spoonamore - Sep 2008 - Part 1 - "It's a network people."

Spoonamore - Sep 2008 - Part 2 - "Electronic voting machines are a national security threat."

Spoonamore - Sep 08 - Part 3 - "The genie is out of the bottle..."

Spoonamore - Sep 2008 - Part 4 - "Fifty ways to steal an election."

Spoonamore - Sep 2008 - Part 5 - "Mike Connel: Bush IT Guru."

Spoonamore - Sep 2008 - Part 6 - "The Rapp family: Ohio election coverup."

Spoonamore - Sep 2008 - Part 7 - "Evangelical Christians and electronic voting machines."

Spoonamore - Sep 2008 - Part 8 - "What part don't you understand...paper ballots please."

Spoonamore - Sep 2008 - Part 9 - "McCain/Palin by..."

Spoonamore - Sep 2008 - Part 10 - "People should doubt the vote...because it's being stolen."

Sep 05 14:24

More War Lies

Lies aren’t used just to start wars, but also to escalate them, continue them, and even reduce or end them. And we got a pile of war lies from the president Tuesday evening.

Obama claimed the war on Iraq was initially a war to disarm a state. Really? And then “terrorist” Iraqis attacked our troops in their country. Yet if they had done that in our country, I suspect they would still be the terrorists. And then it became a civil war which we were innocently caught up in. Uh huh.

Sep 05 14:22

Letter To Cordoba Center On Behalf Of A Former ‘Slave’

Prelude:
I. The three century old remains of 20,000 African men, women, children former slaves
were discovered after the clean up of the World Trade Center’s collapse.
II. Between twenty and thirty percent of all stolen Africans brought to America as slaves
were Muslim.
A Letter on behalf of Cordoba Center by one such “slave”

Sep 05 14:01

Obama targeted killings lawsuit spotlights American civilians

"An extrajudicial killing policy under which names are added to CIA and military 'kill lists' through a secret executive process and stay there for months at a time is plainly not limited to imminent threats." - Center for Constitutional Rights

Targets on Obama's high-tech kill-list in the "war on terror" hope that the American Civil Liberties Union and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) lawsuit challenging government's asserted authority for "targeted killings” of U.S. citizens far from armed conflict zones will shed light directly on them, innocent American Targeted Individuals (TIs) and TIs in other countries, each struggling to survive the covert operation already operational. There is widespread belief that already, voiceless, faceless targets are dying or have been covertly killed according to TI support group communications.

"That the government adds people to kill lists after a bureaucratic process and leaves them on the lists for months at a time flies in the face of the Constitution and international law," stated Vince Warren, Executive Director of CCR. (CCR, Rights Groups File Challenge To Targeted Killing By U.S., Sept. 1, 2010)

Anthony D. Romero, Executive Director of the ACLU said, “A program that authorizes killing U.S. citizens, without judicial oversight, due process or disclosed standards is unconstitutional, unlawful and un-American.”

Sep 05 13:22

Gulf Residents Test Positive For Oil In Blood

Grand Isle – Several gulf residents have tested positive for oil in their blood as documented by Matt Smith and Heather Rally

Further testing is currently being preformed to find out if the chemical dispersant Corexit, made by Nalco, has entered the bloodstreams of gulf coast residents.

Smith, who is on scene in Louisiana had this to say:

“It’s deadly because it’s accumulative…. the issue here is that these are residents these aren’t even the workers… everyone is getting sick….. it has turned into an aerosol in the air, and no one is talking about this, no one.”

Sep 05 12:09

George Carlin on the Bankers

George Carlin talks about big banks who own everthing and talks about how you are a slave.

We the People CAN change things if we TAKE BACK from the private banking cartel the authority to create money and issue credit.

Sep 05 11:23

Want To Make A Lot Of Money As A CEO? Fire People

CEOs who fire people tend to make more money. That's been the trend recently, according to 'CEO Pay and The Great Recession' from the Institute for Policy Studies.

The 50 top CEO layoff leaders received $12 million on average in 2009, compared to the S&P 500 average of $8.5 million. Each of the corporations surveyed laid off at least 3,000 workers between November 2008 and April 2010. Seventy-two percent of the firms announced mass layoffs at a time of positive earnings reports.

Sep 05 11:17

Israeli raids claim lives in Gaza

Two Palestinians have been killed in Israeli air raids in the Gaza Strip, medics and security sources say. Another person has been critically injured.

The Israeli army launched three raids in the south of Gaza on Saturday after Palestinian fighters fired a rocket over the border.

The flare-up of violence on the Israel-Gaza border came just two days after the relaunch of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in the US.

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How marvelously convenient for Israel, which does not want peace, but wants territory by any means necessary!

Sep 05 11:16

Waiting on the Cosmic Ex-Lax

According to a well known astrologer friend of mine, the week of 9/18 to 25- most inauspicious on the 20th- is a major crisis point for the nation of Israel and considering some of the things they have been up to over the course of time, any crisis is a good crisis when it comes to these people.

Sep 05 11:14

Government Policy Caused America's Unemployment Crisis

In fact, as demonstrated below, the government's actions have directly contributed to the rising tide of unemployment.

The Government Has Encouraged the Offshoring of American Jobs for More Than 50 Years

President Eisenhower re-wrote the tax laws so that they would favor investment abroad. President Kennedy railed against tax provisions that "consistently favor United States private investment abroad compared with investment in our own economy", but nothing has changed under either Democratic or Republican administrations.

Sep 05 11:10

"The Militarization of Hollywood": Unlocking "The Hurt Locker"

Why did "The Hurt Locker," a well-acted, tension-filled but otherwise undistinguished Hollywood war movie focusing on a military bomb-disposal team in Iraq, win the 2010 Academy Award for Best Picture?

After viewing the film recently, it appears to us that the main reason the U.S. movie industry bestowed the honor is that Kathryn Bigelow, who also received the Best Director prize, concealed the real nature of the American war in two distinct ways.

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Hollywood has historically been the "media consort" of the White House and Pentagon; that this film won such acclaim is simply another aspect of "selling" the war in Iraq, no matter how illegal or immoral this war has been

Sep 05 10:53

Pentagon Bulks Up Yemen’s Arsenal as Shadow War Grows

Yemen is the new Pakistan — well, at least it is to many in the Pentagon, the White House, and the intelligence community. U.S. spies think al-Qaeda’s Yemeni affiliate is the most likely terrorist network to attack us, And just like last year’s $400 million U.S. “counterinsurgency fund” for Pakistan tried to get the Pakistani military al-Qaeda-specific weapons, the Pentagon’s already given Yemen $155 million dollars’ worth of copters, Humvees, radios and transport planes to contain the evolving terrorist threat. Look for all that to expand.

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Memo to the White House, State Department, and Pentagon: this is a really, really bad idea which is very likely to have the absolutely opposite outcome from that which you would like to see happen.

Yemen is characterized as one of the most corrupt countries in the Middle East, and in this neck of the woods, geopolitically, that's saying something.

The current "President for Life", one Ali Saleh, has absolutely no concern for the people of his country, and a human rights record that would shame even the most tinpot of tinpot dictators.

Grinding poverty, corruption, coupled with an almost complete absence of infrastructure and transparency in government, is that toxic brew which can lead some people to find insurgency attractive, when they have nothing left to lose but their lives.

So if this military aid is going to be deployed (primarily to prevent disruption of Saudi Arabia's oil fields), it needs to be deployed with humanitarian and infrastructure aid that really gets to where it's needed. Schools, hospitals, and investment capital will do much to improve the lot of the people of Yemen to the point where insurgency won't seem like such an attractive choice.

But if this is not done, whenever a kid, mom, uncle or aunt gets mowed down or maimed for life, courtesy of Yemeni, Saudi, or US firepower, it will simply push those left standing into the embrace of the insurgencies.

We have seen these US policies fail in Iraq (where the coming civil war is simply simmering on the back burner), Afghanistan, and Pakistan.

Why are we again looking at importing a thoroughly failed policy yet again to Yemen?!?

It makes absolutely no sense to thinking Americans.

Sep 05 10:38

Science journalist files suit alleging H1N1 ‘swine flu’ a hoax to sell vaccines

Sep 05 10:35

12 die in attack on Baghdad military headquarters

Suicide bombers hit a Baghdad military headquarters on Sunday and killed 12 people, two weeks after an attack on the same site pointed to the failure of Iraqi forces to plug even the most obvious holes in their security.

Baghdad has been on high alert as the U.S. declared the official end to its combat operations in Iraq last week, yet the militants still managed to attack an obvious target in the center of the city that has been struck very recently.

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More "progress" in Iraq, I see, right after US military combat activities have been characterized by President Obama as "over".

Sep 05 10:31

Five Years After and We Still Don’t Know

In a September 1, 2006, New York Times article, "U.S. moves to debunk ‘alternative theories’ on Sept. 11 attacks", Jim Dwyer reports that the National Institute of Standards and Technology, an agency of the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, disputes Professor Jones’ suggestion. NIST believes that such "enormous quantities of thermite would have to be applied to the structural columns to damage them" that engineered demolition is not feasible.

Gentle reader, note what NIST is saying. If no reasonable quantity of the explosive thermite, which is used for engineered demolition, could damage the powerful buildings, the measly energy from an airliner, a bit of jet fuel, and gravity could not have collapsed the buildings.

Sep 05 10:25

Victim frustrated over lack of police presence

SPOKANE -- A woman on Five Mile Prairie says she is tired of having prowlers and people stealing from her and no one doing anything about it. But police say there is little they can do.

A good argument for the second amendment. If these people were armed instead of depending on the Police (who are far too busy tasing people to death), crooks would be less motivated to break into places where they may get shot!

Sep 05 10:22

No Safe Harbor on Gulf Coast; Human Blood Tests Show Dangerous Levels of Toxic Exposure

Even as BP and US government officials continue to declare the oil spill over at Mississippi Canyon 252 and the cleanup operation an unqualified success, for the first time blood tests on sickened humans have shown signs of exposure to high levels of toxic chemicals related to crude oil and dispersants. Some of the individuals tested have not been on the beaches, were not involved in any cleanup operations or in the Gulf water -- they simply live along the Gulf Coast. Several of them are now leaving the area due to a combination of illness and economic hardship.

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It is very simple, really: the US government and BP are lying to the people of this country about the damage to humans and the ecosystem this disaster has created, and the corporate media simply refuses to report on it.

Sep 05 10:19

China fears depreciation of $2.45 trillion of reserves still heavy in dollars

Hu Xiaolian, a vice governor with the People's Bank of China, warned that depreciation was a risk for the foreign exchange reserves held by developing countries.

"Once a reserve currency's value becomes unstable, there will be quite large depreciation risks for assets," she wrote in an article that appeared in the latest issue of China Finance, a central bank magazine.

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The Chinese have every reason to be concerned about the potential depreciation of the US dollar, and so should Americans.

Sep 05 10:14

Obama vows to expand 'thriving middle class'

US President Barack Obama on Saturday vowed to expand a prosperous middle class and help his compatriots achieve the American Dream as the country prepared to celebrate Labor Day.

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Don't listen to what the man says: watch what he does.

His domestic policies have all but obliterated the middle class in this country, and the triple tax whammy people are going to experience come the first of the year will be the sucker punch to the economic gut that will finish the job!

Sep 05 10:14

9-11 FLASHBACK - The Israeli Spy Ring

"Evidence linking these Israelis to 9/11 is classified. I cannot tell you about evidence that has been gathered. It's classified information."

-- US official quoted in Carl Cameron's Fox News report on the Israeli spy ring and its connections to 9-11.

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Sep 05 10:12

Israel has one of world's largest 'eavesdropping' intel bases

Israel has one of the largest signals intelligence (SIGINT) bases in the world in the western Negev, Le Monde Diplomatique reported. The base, near Kibbutz Urim, is central to the activities of the main Israel Defense Forces signals intelligence unit, 8200, the report says.

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Sep 05 10:09

CLIMATE CHANGE LIES ARE EXPOSED

A high-level inquiry into the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found there was “little evidence” for its claims about global warming.

It also said the panel had emphasised the negative impacts of climate change and made “substantive findings” based on little proof.

The review by the InterAcademy Council (IAC) was launched after the IPCC’s hugely embarrassing 2007 benchmark climate change report, which contained exaggerated and false claims that Himalayan glaciers could melt by 2035.

Sep 05 10:09

US denies taxpayer funds to bail out Kabul Bank

The US Treasury Department denied media reports Saturday that American taxpayer funds would be put towards bailing out Afghanistan's beleaguered Kabul Bank.

The White House said the allegations were not true and pointed to a statement from Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin that said the bank's troubles were "an Afghan issue."

"They are taking immediate steps to ensure the stability of Kabul Bank and to protect the financial assets of the Afghan people," Wolin said.

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So, Deputy Treasury Secretary Wolin, where, precisely, is the money going to come from to stabilize the Kabul Bank?

The American taxpayers deserve some straight answers on this.

Sep 05 10:07

Did BP Just Blow Up The Obama Presidency?

BP is warning Congress that if lawmakers pass legislation that bars the company from getting new offshore drilling permits, it may not have the money to pay for all the damages caused by its oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Sep 05 10:05

Tony Blair: Cheney’s vision ‘not stupid,’ possible ‘over time’

Vice-President Dick Cheney's vision of completely redrawing the map of the Middle East following the 9/11 attacks is "not stupid," and is "possible over time," former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says.

In his new book, A Journey, the former Labour Party leader wrote that Cheney wanted a wholesale reorganization of the political map of the Middle East after 9/11. The vice president "would have worked through the whole lot, Iraq, Syria, Iran, dealing with all their surrogates in the course of it -- Hezbollah, Hamas, etc," Blair wrote.

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I would like to see an amendment passed to the US Constitution, stipulating one thing; that every member of the Congress, Cabinet,and the Executive in the US will have a close member of their families serving on the front lines during the time of their service, and be most apt to be blown to bits or maimed for life, when military action is ordered.

It perhaps may give those in power in the US just a little pause before using military force as opposed to diplomacy.

And as to Cheney's "vision", as Blair characterizes it, that just makes me want to throw up. Cheney's "vision" had utterly nothing to do with the safety and security of the American people.

This was simply an excuse, based on a pack of lies, for using the US military in order to potentially gain private profit for corporations.

In Iraq, it was supposed to be the oil, and we can see just how well that worked out.

In Afghanistan, it was pipelines with which to control Eurasian Oil, the drug trade (which the Taliban had actually curtailed under their watch), and the exploitation of Afghanistan's mineral wealth,and the only element of this which has happened under the US and NATO occupation is a soaring drug trade.

And an attack against Iran?!? Such an attack, now that the reactors for the power plant are being fueled, will send a radioactive plume around the world, sickening and killing many innocents. Such an attack would galvanize the Iranian people to Ahmedinejad's side, and have an absolutely opposite outcome from what the US and Israel want. And of course, Amanpour would never in her life ask the most obvious, glaring question here; what will nuclear-armed Russia and China do if the US and Israel attack Iran?!?

Sep 05 10:04

Major NH National Guard Deployment Announced

Army officials said 750 soldiers from the New Hampshire Army National Guard will be heading to Kuwait as part of Operation New Dawn.

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September 1st, 1917, the New Hampshire National Guard (then called the State Guard) became the first US military unit deployed to France against Imperial Germany. The State Guards were sent first because they were already operational units, while the regular Army was still in the process of ramping up their numbers and logistics. My Grandfather, Walter Louis Smith, served in the New Hampshire State Guard, and lost a lung to German Mustard Gas in the early days of WWI.

Needless to say, I am alarmed that the New Hampshire National Guard is again being deployed to foreign shores. Does this again signal the start of a new World War?

Sep 05 10:01

Dead Souls: The Pentagon Plan to Create Remorseless 'Warfighters'

Penny Coleman at Alternet.com gives us a look at a new program designed to dull the moral sensibilities of American soldiers in combat on the imperial frontiers: Pentagon, Big Pharma: Drug Troops to Numb Them to Horrors of War.

But as we'll see below, this attempt to peddle magic pills to chase away the horrors of war is just one front in a long-term, wide-ranging "warfighter enhancement program" -- including the neurological and genetic re-engineering of soldiers' minds and bodies to create what the Pentagon calls "iron bodied and iron willed personnel": tireless, relentless, remorseless, unstoppable.

In the Pentagon's view these killer soldiers are the "victims."

Sep 05 09:57

Court throws out $926 million Rocky Flats award

"'DNA damage and cell death' do not constitute a bodily injury in the absence of the manifestation of an actual disease or injury," the panel wrote, later adding: "Plaintiffs must necessarily establish that plutonium particles released from Rocky Flats caused a detectable level of actual damage."

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"When you grow another nose in the middle of your forehead, then we'll toss you a few bucks." -- Official White Horse Souse

Sep 05 09:55

Israeli Enemy Violates Lebanon Airspace Again

Israeli spy planes have again violated Lebanon's sovereignty, conducting overflights amid increasing tension between the two sides.

According to an army statement, an Israeli reconnaissance plane on Saturday entered southern Lebanon, loitering around for some time.

Sep 05 09:53

Dead In The Water - The Sinking of the USS Liberty

Sep 05 09:44

Arsenic found in Utah kids’ pee traced to their pet chickens’ feed

The Utah Department of Health tracked worrisome levels of arsenic in two kids' urine to the family's backyard chicken coop, reports Judy Fahys in the Salt Lake Tribune (hat tip to Cookie Jill). More specifically, to the arsenic-based additive called roxarsone that (along with others) is commonly used in animal feed, and that somehow wound up in the eggs from those chickens. The kids were eagerly eating a dozen eggs or so a week each from their hens.

Sep 05 09:43

U.S. and Israel spying behind BlackBerry woe: Dubai police

"The Unites States is the primary beneficiary of having no controls over the BlackBerry, as it has an interest to spy on the UAE," Dhahi Khalfan Tamim said in remarks carried by the website of the daily al-Khaleej on Friday.

"The West has accused us of curbing the liberties of BlackBerry users, while America, Israel, Britain and other countries are allowed access to all transferred data," Tamim added.

Sep 05 09:42

FDIC website has not updated bank closings since August 20th!

Sep 05 09:41

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Sunday shows that 24% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-seven percent (47%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -23

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That's down two points just since middle of last week!

Sep 05 09:34

New Zealand earthquake rips a new fault line across the world... moving one side of the earth 11ft to the right

New Zealand's powerful earthquake that smashed buildings, cracked roads and twisted railway lines around Christchurch ripped a new 11ft wide fault line in the earth's surface, a geologist said today.

Sep 05 09:30

One dead in Israeli raids on Gaza

Israeli aircraft have carried out three bombing raids on the Gaza Strip, killing one man and injuring another.

Sep 05 09:29

Valedictorian Speaks Out Against Schooling

Sep 05 09:28

FBI: 6 accused in forced labor of 400 Thai workers

The six defendants include Global Horizons President and CEO Mordechai Orian, 45; Director of International Relations Pranee Tubchumpol, 44; Hawaii regional supervisor Shane Germann, 41; and onsite field supervisor Sam Wongsesanit, 39. The Thailand recruiters were identified as Ratawan Chunharutai and Podjanee Sinchai.

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Here is what AP is NOT telling you (and why you come to WRH). Mordechai Orian is a huge GOP donor! Orian gave tens of thousands of dollars to the National Republican
Congressional Committee on eight occasions between 2004 and 2006. His largest contribution of $11,000 came on July 13, 2006. Orian also gave $2000 to the GOP-affiliated Restore America PAC twice in that period.

During those years the Republican-led Congress debated and sought to pass a major immigration reform bill that involved, among many other things, an expanded guest-worker program. The legislation ultimately failed.

Sep 05 09:23

Three great waves ... IRS

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The bankrupted government is about to wallop you with the largest tax increase in US history.

Sep 05 09:17

Murder, Spies and Voting Lies: Rigged elections exposed

Sep 05 09:14

Australian Jews boycott 'anti-Israel' newspaper

Both leaders of Victoria's top Jewish bodies said they had addressed the newspaper's "strident line" against Israel on several occasions with Paul Ramadge, The Age's editor-in-chief, but to no avail. But in an August 24 email to the pair, Mr Ramadge said because the issues in the Middle East are "too complex", the newspaper will never be able to "report in a way that pleases both sides all of the time".

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Maybe the Aussies read that Senate Report about the millions Israel pays to bribe the US Presstitutes to report the news in Israel's favor, and they are holding out for a larger bribe!

Sep 05 09:11

CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL

This week will usher in two of the Holiest Festivals on both the Hebrew and Islamic calendars. Rosh HaShana and Eid al Fitre both will be celebrated the same time this year.

Sep 05 09:10

A DARK AND HOT RAMADAN IN GAZA

With power cuts up to 16 hours to full days, a soaring heat wave and unbearable humidity, the Israeli-led siege on Gaza is but one of many factors leaving Ramadan miserable for the majority of Palestinians in Gaza.

Sep 05 09:09

Doctors call for David Kelly inquest

Group to seek full inquest into 2003 death of scientist who cast doubt on government's claims over Iraq weapons.

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"Bowing to public pressure, we have re-examined the report on Dr. Kelly's death and we can honestly affirm that the report does conclude that Dr. Kelly did in fact commit suicide. I hope this will silence all those poofters who doubt the word of her royal highness's government!" -- Number 9 3/4

Sep 05 09:07

Dr. Lawrence Davidson: Shield Laws, Wikileaks and the Public’s Right to Know

The reason that the Wikileaks’ action in July caused such an uproar within the U.S. government is because public support for both the actions that initiated the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the policies that keep them going were and are based on lies and calculated omissions in public information. In other words, the administration of George W. Bush repeatedly misled the public and the administration of Barack Obama not only protects those responsible, but continues their practices.

Sep 05 09:07

FLASHBACK - Israeli Military Shoots Palestinian Prisoner

Sep 05 09:05

FLASHBACK - Drunk israeli settler brags how jews killed Jesus

Sep 05 09:03

Army warns not to 'leak' photos that they treat Palestinians like the scum of the Earth

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Note that the government of Israel did not tell the soldiers to stop mistreating prisoners, only to stop publishing pictures of the maltreatment.

Sep 05 08:58

Bracing autumn weather set to continue

Sep 05 08:56

A Taxpayer's Political Glossary

Economic terms defined not as politicians speak them, but as taxpayers need to hear them.

H/T to Juan at Myspace

Sep 05 08:56

Calif. Senate candidate Fiorina to visit Israel

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

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, especially after the attack on American aid workers in international waters!

Memorize Carly Fiorina's name and vote her 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.

Sep 05 08:55

Hamas must exploit the fake talks, reposition and rebrand itself

Stuart Littlewood argues that the Palestinian Resistance Movement Hamas’s threats to step up violence serve only to aid Israeli and allied Zionist propaganda. He calls on the movement to seize the moment by repositioning and rebranding itself in a manner that would give impetus to the growing public support for the Palestinian cause.

Sep 05 08:54

MONEY TO WHIP UP HATE BETWEEN CHRISTIANS AND MUSLIMS COMING FROM PRO-ISRAEL DONOR!

A woman who with her husband has contributed large sums to pro-Israel and Jewish groups is the principal funder of the group that has taken the lead in opposing an Islamic center in lower Manhattan.

Jihad Watch, the group that is organizing a rally against the planned Islamic center timed for the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 2001 attacks -- the center is planned for within three blocks of the site of the attacks -- is funded by Freedom Center, a conservative group based in Los Angeles.

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The pro-Israel faction has been screaming for years that First Amendment freedom of speech should not apply to speech that incites hate. If so, then it needs to be applied to all these Israeli front groups selling hate against the Muslims!

Sep 05 08:47

Analysts: Iraq war ‘partly to blame’ for financial crisis

n an article in Sunday's Washington Post, former Clinton-era economic adviser Joseph Stiglitz and Harvard University public policy lecturer Linda J. Bilmes say that the Iraq war forced the US to take on more debt than it had to, and caused in part the rising oil prices that resulted in large amounts of money flowing out of the US economy.

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How much do these two bozos get paid for such a wonderful grasp of the obvious?

Sep 05 08:40

Report finds US policy toward Israel/Palestine contradicts American values

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"You know, like that part about shooting American aid workers in international waters? That is not an American value, no matter what President Pussy says!

Sep 05 08:37

A cunning bid to shore up the ruins of the IPCC

Since then several inquiries, including three into the leaked "Climategate" emails, have tried to hold the official line, all following a consistent pattern. Each has made a few peripheral criticisms, for plausibility, while deliberately avoiding the main issue. Each has then gone on to put over the required message: that the science of global warming remains unchallenged.

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Sep 05 08:23

96 Taser-Related Deaths in the United States

Today we added Adam Colliers (Gold Bar, WA) as the 96th taser-death on our list since January 2009. Something is wrong in America when the police electrocute folks on a WEEKLY basis with their taser arsenal ... and the public is mute in its response.

Sep 05 08:19

Common bone drugs linked to esophageal cancer risk

People who take a commonly used class of osteoporosis drugs called bisphosphonates for more than five years may be doubling their risk of developing cancer of the gullet or esophagus, a British study found on Friday.

Sep 05 08:14

EU trade chief accused of anti-Semitism over 'Jewish lobby' comments

The European Union's trade chief has been accused of anti-Semitism referring to the power of the "Jewish lobby" in US policy and the difficulty of having "rational" discussions with Jews on the Middle East.

Sep 05 08:11

EU austerity policies risk civil war in Greece, warns top German economist Dr Sinn

Greece’s austerity measures cannot prevent default and will lead to a breakdown of the political order if continued for long, a leading German economist has warned.

Sep 05 08:07

Senior Iranian cleric dismisses Nazi Holocaust as 'superstition'

Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi - among the highest authorities in Shiite Islam - said in reports released yesterday. 'The Holocaust is nothing but superstition, but Zionists say that people of the world should be forced to accept this,' he was quoted as saying by the state news agency IRNA.

'Americans and Westerners are affected by newly appeared superstitions such as the Holocaust.'

He continued. "The truth about the Holocaust is not clear, and when the researchers want to examine whether it is true or the Jews have created it to pose as victims, they jail the researchers,' said Makarem Shirazi, who is a 'marja,' or among the highest authorities in Shiite Islam.

Sep 05 08:05

It's time to talk: Spain's ETA terrorist group declares a 'cease-fire'

The Basque separatist militant group ETA declared a cease-fire in a video statement issued on Sunday, suggesting it might turn to a political process in its quest for independence.

Sep 05 08:00

Marijuana better than pharmaceuticals at treating chronic pain, improving mood

Experts from different persuasions often argue about the alleged benefits of using marijuana for pain relief, but a new study out of McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University (MU) has conclusively found that cannabis, the genus name for marijuana, is better than pharmaceutical drugs at relieving chronic neurological pain, and without all the harmful side effects.

Sep 05 07:42

Washington Faces Possible Armageddon Unlike Any Since Civil War

The U.S. debt crisis represents a unique, unparalleled, and unimaginable convergence of circumstances yet, despite the utter gravity of our plight, nothing is being done to change our course. Washington must either muster the courage — and the support of the people — to accept the pain and make the sacrifices of a lifetime … or face the downfall of America

Sep 05 07:18

Kinect's Israeli partner sees a remoteless world

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Inon Beracha envisions a world where your movements control the gadgets and devices around you. There's no remote control to lose, no buttons to push. The air conditioner senses your presence and changes the temperature to your liking.

Controlling your surroundings with the wave of a hand sounds like magic, but Beracha's company, PrimeSense, is already making headway, thanks to a little help from video games.

Sep 05 07:16

Badge-Toting Pyschotic Shoots Up Home, Gets Off Scot-Free

Following surgery to remove the bullet he had received as a consolation prize for finishing second in a shoot-out, Ensminger filed the predictably perjurious official report. He claimed to have observed Nelson driving erratically, and that she had attempted to run him over when he displayed the trinket denoting his supposed authority.

That claim was demolished by contradictory eyewitness testimony, which established that while Ensminger screamed at Nelson and wagged a finger in her direction, he never flashed his badge.

Sep 05 07:04

Heavy in dollars, China warns of depreciation

China on Friday offered a rare glimpse into its foreign exchange reserves, confirming that they are overwhelmingly allocated in dollars, while a central banker said the mountain of cash could face depreciation risks.

The Chinese government's currency reserves, the world's largest such stockpile at $2.45 trillion, are held roughly in line with what was described as the global average: 65 percent in dollars, 26 percent in euros, 5 percent in pounds and 3 percent in yen.

Sep 05 06:49

Rethink Afghanistan (Movie)

Sep 05 06:49

‘Ground Zero mosque’? The reality is less provocative

Millions of Americans are furious about the ‘Ground Zero mosque’. But it doesn’t exist.

Sep 05 06:41

WA Police TASER Another Man To Death

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Sep 05 06:13

Where Blackwater Comes From

Jeremy Scahill talks about how Erik Prince started Blackwater along with alot of other great info of how Blackwater mingles with gov't.

Sep 05 05:55

Stuart Littlewood: Hamas, Don’t Blow this Chance

strong>For example, Hamas could have said: “Israel doesn’t have a monopoly on security and we Palestinians are equally entitled to feel safe… Armed Jewish squatters terrorise Palestinian families, menace our children, damage crops, poison our water and often cause fatal harm… Therefore any armed squatter on Palestinian soil risks the same fate as an armed Palestinian found in Israel.”

Sep 05 04:16

Ripping off Dead War Vets' Beneficiaries

Wall Street and other financial scammers do it from the living, Prudential and many insurers from the dead, ripping off families of killed war vets. On July 28, Bloomberg.com's David Evans discussed how it works in an article titled, "Fallen Soldiers' Families Denied Cash as Insurers Profit," a polite way of explaining grand theft. From the living, it's bad enough, from the dead, it gives chutzpah new meaning, affecting countless thousands of bereaved families.

Sep 05 03:52

(Audio) Eugenics: Professor David Marsland Calls for Forced Sterilization, Human Rights "Grossly Overused"

This man is an open eugenicist. The way he pretends to be calling for sterilization in order to help children is absolutely disgusting!

Sep 05 02:31

Vaccinate the World: Gates, Rockefeller Seek Global Population Reduction

The global elite has launched a world-wide operation against an unaware population to reduce and control fertility. Vaccines and even staple food crops have been modified to achieve these goals.

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