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May 12, 2010

May 12 08:00

9-11 Judge is Connected to Rothschild-Funded Mossad Culprit ICTS

Judge Hellerstein's close family connection to the Rothschild-funded Mossad company responsible for the terror attacks of 9-11 explains why he was chosen to handle the 9-11 tort litigation. He was chosen to manage the 9-11 litigation to protect the 9-11 deception - and the guilty - by blocking discovery and preventing a trial. When Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein closes the book on the 9-11 litigation having settled all the cases out of court without a trial, I suspect he will have to retire in Israel. Knowing very well how he and his Zionist cronies have obstructed justice for so many people, his fear will not let him live in peace among those he has wronged so grievously.

May 12 07:59

PHOTO ESSAY ~~ ‘LEST WE FORGET’

Lest we forget……

Photos of the Nakba (“the catastrophe”): the expulsion and dispossession of hundreds of thousands Palestinians from their homes and land in 1948. In 1948 more than 60 percent of the total Palestinian population was expelled. More than 530 Palestinian villages were depopulated and completely destroyed. To date, Israel has prevented the return of approximately six million Palestinian refugees, who have either been expelled or displaced. Approximately 250,000 internally displaced Palestinian second-class citizens of Israel are prevented from returning to their homes and villages.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Israel's membership at the United Nations was contingent on allowing the Palestinians to return to their homes, or in the event the Palestinians chose not to, to compensate them for the loss of their property. Israel has never complied with either requirement, and yet the United Nations fails to act on the matter, while the United States continues to use their veto at the Security Council to protect Israel from the conse3quences of their war crimes in Gaza.

May 12 07:57

Letter to Obama: You've Sold Your Soul for Kosher Dollars

Again, congratulations on winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Hundreds of Millions of people around the world hoped and prayed that this prize will give you the courage, motivation, and strong will to bring peace to the world, most especially in Palestine.

May 12 07:45

Once Amigos, Now Enemies: BP, Halliburton, And Transocean

One thing is for sure, and that is that with this oil spill many secrets that have been kept hush-hush on how these rigs are built in the Gulf, will finally come to light.

There many angry people in Louisiana, many disgruntled rig workers, and whistle-blowers that will reveal what they know in days to come to investigators. BP, Transocean and Halliburton would be better off banding together instead of pointing fingers at each other. If our justice system works, each of the companies will have to pay for cutting corners, violating safety standards, and for conspiracy.



May 12 07:43

Digging up chemical weapons in D.C.

Since 1993, the Army Corps of Engineers has removed 84 chemical-filled shells and more than 1,000 conventional munitions, plus at least 44,000 tons of contaminated dirt and debris, from the verdant campus of American University and the manicured lawns of Spring Valley, one of Washington's most prestigious neighborhoods.

The toxic trash dates from 1917 and 1918, when the military leased the then-rural campus and nearby farms to test gruesome gases. After the war, soldiers and scientists buried lethal leftovers in unmarked pits, calling the area Death Valley.

May 12 06:50

50 KILLED BY DRONE ATTACK IN PAKISTAN

May 12 06:49

Video: The Connection between 9/11, Anthrax and Iraq by Dr. Graeme MacQueen

Graeme MacQueen, PhD Associate Professor of Religious Studies and founding Director, Centre for Peace Studies, McMaster University (ret):




May 12 06:16

The Tragedy That is Gaza Today And The Role Of The EU

In mid January 2010, the European Campaign to End the Siege of Gaza (ECESG) organized a 50-person delegation of MPs, politicians and former ministers into Gaza to witness firsthand the conditions on the ground one year after the 22-day Israeli invasion that laid waste to the Gaza Strip. Here is the report the delegation prepared (PDF)

May 12 06:13

Israeli Hypocrisy: Talking Peace While Preparing For War

On May 7, Jerusalem Post writer Caroline Glick headlined, “Column One: Time to plan for war,” saying that Obama’s “repeated abdication of responsibility (for) preventing nuclear non-proliferation leaves it on Israel’s shoulders” to prepare for the:

“coming war (in which) Israel will have only one goal: to destroy or seriously damage Iran’s nuclear installations. Every resource turned against Iran’s proxies must be aimed at facilitating that goal. That is, the only thing Israel should seek to accomplish in contending with Syria, Hizbullah and Hamas is to prevent them from diverting Israeli’s resources away from attacking Iran’s nuclear installations.”

May 12 05:41

Georgie, Georgie Pudding Pie

Does everyone remember George Stephanopoulos, or Georgie Porgie Pudding Pie for those that know him too well? I can not forget Stephanopoulos nor any of the other members of the Clinton gaggle of liars and cheats. Stephanopoulos was originally acting as a press secretary during the early Clinton years but was later elevated to a Senior Advisor to the White House...



May 12 04:52

Senate Votes 96-0 For One Time Audit Of Federal Reserve

The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein (who has not come out either for, or against, an audit of the Fed) raises the same question many of us at Campaign for Liberty had when looking at the Sanders amendment…

The amended version of Audit the Fed passed the Senate 96 to 0 today. A version that was closer to the original — that is to say, it would’ve created a regular audit rather than a one-time audit — lost, 37 to 62. I’m a bit confused by a world in which 96 senators think we need to know what the Fed did in 2008 and 2009 but only 37 think we’ll need to know what the Fed did in 2012 and 2013.

What the Sanders amendment really called for was a mere one-time disclosure of some emergency lending powers used by the Federal Reserve during the most recent fiscal crisis, not an audit.

May 12 04:39

How Edmund de Rothschild Managed to Let 179 Governments Pay Him for Grasping Up to 30% of the Earth

After Edmund de Rothschild's statement, without basis, at the 4th World Wilderness Congress in 1987, that CO2 is the cause of a non-existent global warming - and that combating it needs money (our money), he founded the World Conservation Bank for this reason. In 1991 its name was changed to The Global Environment Facility (GEF). The purpose of this facility is to lend money to the poorest countries, printed by the IMF out of thin air, and with the guarantee of our governments. The facility takes wilderness areas with mineral riches as security.

May 12 04:35

Jesse Ventura-Edmund de Rothschild behind Global Warming

Jesse Ventura is following the money trail, out to expose the most frightening, inconvenient Conspiracy Theory yet: That Global Warming may be a scam.

The movement claims the planet is heading to disaster because factories and cars are heating up the atmosphere with carbon dioxide. The green industry feeds off our fears and urges us to spend billions on products that purport to be good for the environment.

This week, Jesse and his investigators are traveling around the world to expose the power-brokers who pull the strings and rake in fortunes. The Conspiracy Theory team aims to get to the bottom of claims that global warming is a powerful plot meant to extort, tax and control all of us.

May 12 02:21

About anti Semitism - Nahida Izzat Salem-News.com

About anti Semitism
Nahida Izzat Salem-News.com

Israel: "94% voted for the attack on Gaza" - Jerusalem Post
anti-Semitism
Artwork by the amazing Artist Carlos Latuff,
friend of Salem-News.com, in Rio de Janeiro.

(LONDON) - Talking about anti-Semitism, and the accusation of anti-Semitism, is to many people a very sensitive issue. Nevertheless, I feel the need to highlight some points: As a Palestinian and as a Muslim, with first hand experience of racism, whether here in UK or in occupied Palestine.

I do understand what it means to be subjugated to it; thus, I deeply empathise with those who suffer from the menace of racism and discrimination, those who are abused verbally, physically, emotionally, or otherwise for no other reason than the fact that they are “different”.



May 12 02:18

Where Angels Fear to Tread - Salem-News.com Team Report

Salem-News.com Team Report

KGB operatives? Israeli Drug Dealers? Moonies? Who are these guys at Salem-News.com, and who gets paid to write this stuff?
Tim King, Alan Sabrosky, Jeff Gates, Gordon Duff and Chuck Palazzo of Salem-News.com
Tim King, Alan Sabrosky, Jeff Gates, Gordon Duff and Chuck Palazzo of Salem-News.com

(SALEM, Ore.) - Those of us who are in the business of taking a public stand against Zionist "high crimes and misdemeanors" are used to being assailed by the AIPAC/ADL/Hasbara crew and their puppets. It comes with the turf.

May 12 02:13

Salem-News Under Attack for Israel Stories Tim King Salem-News.com

Tim King Salem-News.com

False accusations of anti-Semitism are easily dismissed by those who know us; for those who don't, the only thing we're guilty of is honest reporting on a very hard topic.
Israeli media oppression

(Artwork by the amazing Artist Carlos Latuff,
friend of Salem-News.com, in Rio de Janeiro.)

(SALEM, Ore.) - People who are dialed into the news know that Israel struck the people of Gaza during the winter of 2008/2009 in an unprecedented military attack called "Operation Cast Lead" that killed more than 1400 people; primarily civilians, over 340 children among them.

(Victims of Israel's attack on Gaza)

May 12 02:07

John Greyson : Hey Elton Cancel Your Concert in Israel

HEY ELTON Cancel Your Concert in Israel

by Canadian filmmaker John Greyson

Palestinian civil society has called on Elton John to respect their boycott
call and cancel his June 17th concert in Tel Aviv. If he does so, he’ll be
joining Santana and Gil-Scott Heron, who recently cancelled their spring
concerts in Israel. This video suggests six reasons why Elton should join
the BDS (boycott, divestment, sanctions) movement.

PLEASE WATCH HERE: http://mycatbirdseat.com/2010/05/john-greyson-hey-elton/

May 12 00:46

America Rising An Open Letter to Democrat Politicians (video)

I think they mislabeled it. I believe it should read All Politicians.



May 12 00:12

March On Wall Street: Unions Grab The Bull By The Horn (April 29, 2010)

Taking to the streets of downtown Manhattan, an expected gathering of 10,000 AFL-CIO union members shouted and jeered at the offices surrounding them, demanding three major changes to Wall Street culture. The first is to call off the lobbyists fighting regulatory reform. The second is to stop the incessant focus on market speculation over business lending. The third is to chip in money for job creation initiatives.

On Thursday, however, the AFL-CIO was out-tea partying the Tea Partiers: demanding tougher rules for the financial industry from the belly of the beast. The Huffington Post reached out to two official Tea Party organizations to see if they would send individuals to the Wall Street march. Neither Tea New York nor the Tea Party Express would be in attendance, said officials.

These guys have it right. Not a Tea Bagger in sight? This also didn't get much media attention.

May 11, 2010

May 11 23:26

Sattelite out of Control

There are reports that this rogue Sattelite may "disturb" TV and possibly the internet.

Wouldnt it be funny though if this was just a story and there was no rouge satellite, And something occured, while this rogue disturbed TV?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100511/ap_on_re_us/out_of_control_satellite

May 11 21:09

WILLIAM COOK : A Tale of Lies, Deceit, and Terrorism: the Birth of Israel

The Untold Story of the Zionist intent to turn Palestine into a Jewish State

(Based on classified documents from the Jewish Agency and its affiliated organizations seized by the British Mandate Police, materials that confirm that the Zionist controlled Jewish community intended to remove the Arab inhabitants of Palestine from their land and make the whole of Mandate Palestine a Jewish State, an intent that continues to the present day as the new book, The Plight of the Palestinians: a Long History of Destruction, available at Macmillan.com, demonstrates.)
A Tale of Lies, Deceit, and Terrorism: the Birth of Israel

May 11 21:02

From Shas to Hamas: The group behind the South Park controversy

By Maidhc Ó Cathail

Muslims just can’t seem to take a joke. Or at least that’s what some would have you believe.

Like the contrived Danish cartoon controversy, the much-hyped Times Square car bomb incident provided an ideal opportunity for those who seek to make Islam look bad in the eyes of the world.



May 11 20:14

(Audio MP3)The Israeli Mossad and 9/11: Conversations with/about Alan Sabrosky

Kevin Barrett interviews Alan Sabrosky whose forceful and unequivocal statement that the Israeli Mossad did 9/11 sent shock waves through the 9/11 truth movement. Some have cheered his forthright honesty and heartfelt sincerity. Others are afraid of the PR blowback. A few have attacked Sabrosky, calling him a provocateur or even an anti-Semite, which seems odd since Sabrosky is part Jewish and obviously concerned for the welfare of Jewish Americans in the coming post-9/11-truth world.

May 11 18:59

Pope: Church's own sins to blame in sex scandal

In his most thorough admission of the church's guilt in the clerical sex abuse scandal, Pope Benedict XVI said Tuesday the greatest persecution of the institution "is born from the sins within the church," and not from a campaign by outsiders.

The pontiff said the Catholic church has always been tormented by problems of its own making — a tendency that is being witnessed today "in a truly terrifying way."

"The church needs to profoundly relearn penitence, accept purification, learn forgiveness but also justice," he said.

"Forgiveness cannot substitute justice," he said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

That "justice" is about to be meted out by way of the burgeoning lawsuits against the church for sexual child abuse, and that is going to hit the Vatican where it lives... it its wallet!

May 11 18:56

Iran says it warned off U.S. plane near manoeuvres

Iran's military warned off a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft trying to approach Iranian naval manoeuvres, the semi-official Fars News Agency said on Tuesday.

The incident involving the two old adversaries happened on Monday, it quoted the armed forces chief as saying.

Iran's navy last week launched eight days of exercises in the Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, a region crucial for global oil supplies.

"A U.S. reconnaissance aircraft which had intended to approach our operational war games left ... upon the timely warning of our air defence forces," Fars quoted armed forces commander Ataollah Salehi as saying.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Things are so tense in this part of the world that all it would take is one stupid miscalculation anywhere in the region to spark the beginnings of a war.

May 11 18:51

Israel says N.Korea shipping WMDs to Syria

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Tuesday accused nuclear power North Korea of supplying Syria with weapons of mass destruction.

Lieberman's office quoted him as telling Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama at a meeting in Tokyo that such activity threatened to destabilise east Asia as well as the Middle East.

"The cooperation between Syria and North Korea is not focused on economic development and growth but rather on weapons of mass destruction" Lieberman said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

And his "new evidence" of this transfer of weaponry is....... non-existent?!?



May 11 18:42

6,500 disabled children in Gaza after war

Recent statistics shows an increment in the number of children who have lost at least one or more of their limbs during the war in Gaza. The number is an estimated 6,500.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Hey, the Israelis and the IDF love talking in large numbers; they must be tremendously proud of themselves on this one!

May 11 18:39

Lawyers: Rig workers asked to sign statements

Workers aboard an exploding offshore drilling platform were told to sign statements denying they were hurt or witnessed the blast that rocked the rig, killed 11 and spewed millions of gallons of oil into the ocean, their attorneys said Tuesday.

Survivors floated for hours in life boats in the Gulf of Mexico following the disaster on the Deepwater Horizon, and were greeted by company officials onshore asking them to sign statements that they had no "first hand or personal knowledge" of the incident, attorneys said.

"These men are told they have to sign these statements or they can't go home," said Tony Buzbee, a Houston-based attorney for 10 Transocean workers. "I think it's pretty callous, but I'm not surprised by it."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

If Transocean executives have demanded that their workers do this, they know that something was very seriously wrong with conditions before the explosion happened.

May 11 18:36

Top Prof Fired For Opposing Israeli Gaza Slaughter

Denis Rancourt is a distinguished, tenured Professor of Physics, a recognized expert in his field, and an Environmental Science Researcher at the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Yet because of his activist position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, he was unfairly fired and barred from campus on threat of arrest - a violation of his tenure, academic freedom, and beliefs about human rights and equal justice.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is how Israel always plays the game; instead of fixing the problems, they infinitely prefer to destroy the messenger professionally, if they think they can get away with it.

May 11 18:32

Gold surges, approaches new record

Gold surged Tuesday, nearly setting another record high, as investors had second thoughts about how much long-term debt relief a European bailout package will provide.

Investors returned to safe investments again, a day after stocks and other riskier assets rallied on news that European leaders agreed to a nearly $1 trillion rescue package aimed at helping Greece and other weak European economies manage their debt loads.

Gold for June delivery jumped $19.50 to settle at $1,220.30 an ounce. Earlier in trading, gold rose as high as $1,225.20 an ounce, just shy of the record $1,227.50 it set in December.



May 11 18:29

US ‘reconsidering’ pace of Iraq withdrawal

American commanders, worried about increased violence in the wake of Iraq's inconclusive elections, are now reconsidering the pace of a major troop pullout this summer, U.S. officials said Tuesday.

The withdrawal of the first major wave of troops is expected to be delayed by about a month, the officials said. Waiting much longer could endanger President Barack Obama's goal of reducing the force level from 92,000 to 50,000 troops by Aug. 31.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

It looks as though Iraq is already at the brink of a new civil war.

May 11 18:07

Here We Go, The Crisis Moves to California: $18.6 Billion Budget Deficit

“We can’t get through this deficit without very terrible cuts,” Schwarzenegger spokesman Aaron McLear told reporters in Sacramento. “We don’t believe that raising taxes right now is the right thing to do.”

May 11 17:57

Watered Down Audit the Fed Bill Passes, Ron Paul Says Senator Sanders is a Sell Out

Basically, the Fed will now give us the names of the banks they lent to and tell us how much money they spent on office supplies, but no real information will likely be shared with the public. This is 21st century government transparency.

May 11 17:04

911 facts - Richard Gage on Radio Liberty



May 11 16:33

Please let laissez-faire go

The prevailing neo-liberal ideology to which the UK is wedded rests on the idea of completely open borders to trade and capital flows. It is a dog-eat-dog world that places market competition as the prime motif of economic policy-making. Companies are free, even encouraged, to have their products made wherever it is cheapest to do so and to export them into the UK rather than have them manufactured locally.

Regions with the lowest production costs are invariably those with low-paid labour, poor educational and welfare standards and non-existent pollution controls. So while we import cheap manufactures, we export, free of charge, our responsibilities for the welfare of employees and for the environmental impact of industrial production.

May 11 15:44

Misplaced Burrito Triggers SF Bomb Squad Response

A suspicious package containing a burrito disrupted San Francisco Municipal Railway Service in the city's Sunset District early Tuesday and prompted a response by the bomb squad.

May 11 15:23

Video: Solicitor-general nominee: impressive First Amendment resume vs. First Amendment Denier

" As Elena Kagan prepares for Senate hearings on her Supreme Court nomination, she goes in with a decent amount of public support."

May 11 15:11

Economist Tim Madden: The PIIGS Brief: understanding how oligarchs rig, loot our economies. 2 of 4

*Hyperlinks live at source*

Tim Madden is an economist with expertise on credit and banking. Tim and I are colleagues in lobbying government for public banking, with concentration in the US for state-owned banks (and here). The good news is that structural solutions to our economic controlled demolition are obvious and simple; and explained beautifully by many of America’s brightest historical minds. The bad news is that we’re still mired in oligarchic looting of our economies.



May 11 14:45

AUSTRALIA: Net Filter? Not for Now

of course this has absolutely NOTHING to do with Operation Titstorm...

May 11 14:44

BOYCOTT THOSE WHO REFUSE TO BOYCOTT

The artists who refuse to honour the cultural boycott against apartheid in Israel need a wake up call……
THEIR DVD’s, cassettes, videos and wherever else their works appear must be boycotted, perhaps then they will get the message.

Artists that have performed in Israel in the past year include…
Paul McCartney
Paul Anka
The Pet Shop Boys
Madonna
Lady Gaga
Leonard Cohen
Depeche Mode and Morrissey

Artists that are scheduled to appear this summer include…
Elton John
The Pixies
Rod Stewart
Paul Anka

And now…. Ozzy Osbourne joins the list. So, let’s close our ears to their music and our pursestrings to their products.

May 11 14:43

Flashback: Coldest weather in 30 years marks the start of a series of extreme winters

Researchers have found that low solar activity - marked by a decrease in the sun's magnetic field - influences the weather conditions across northern Europe.

The last time the sun showed similar behaviour, between 1650 and 1700, temperatures dropped so low that Londoners were able to skate and hold fairs on the iced-over River Thames.

May 11 14:34

This is what happens when you cross other borders illegally

This Is What Other Countries Do When You Cross Their Borders Illegally. The Bottom Shows What Happens When You Come To America Illegally.

http://rense.com/general90/borders.htm



May 11 14:33

Syria and Russia in talks on nuclear power

Syria and Russia have discussed nuclear energy co-operation as Moscow seeks to boost its position in a region dominated by the US, Israel's principal ally.

Speaking after talks with Syria's president, Bashar al-Assad, Russian president Dmitry Medvedev said today that Russia could build reactors in Syria, but gave no further details. Assad told reporters they had discussed "oil and gas co-operation, as well as constructing conventional or nuclear-powered electricity stations".

May 11 14:23

Net address availability is at critical low

THERE ARE ONLY 300 MILLION Internet protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses left and on 9 September, 2011 they will all be used up, according to a report by the BBC.

May 11 14:20

Tainted nuke plant water reaches major NJ aquifer

Radioactive water that leaked from the nation's oldest nuclear power plant has now reached a major underground aquifer that supplies drinking water to much of southern New Jersey, the state's environmental chief said Friday.

May 11 14:13

Explosion, Fire at Islamic Center in Jacksonville Targeted, Possibly a Hate Crime

Investigators are not saying that an explosion and fire set off Monday night at a mosque is a hate crime, but they are calling the attack "targeted."



May 11 14:12

Arizona referendum drives targeting new law dropped

Two proposed referendum drives challenging Arizona's sweeping new law targeting illegal immigration are being abandoned. One cited not be able to time its petition filings in such a way as to put the law on hold pending a 2012 public vote and the other a belief the law would have been subject to legal protections under Arizona's Constitution if approved by voters.

May 11 14:10

Osama bin Laden: A dead nemesis perpetuated by the US government

Karzai: bin Laden 'probably' deadOsama bin
Laden is "probably" dead, but former Taliban leader Mullah Omar is alive, Afghan President Hamid Karzai has
said. [CNN]
FBI: Bin Laden 'probably' deadThe US Federal Bureau of
Investigation's counter-terrorism chief, Dale Watson, says he thinks Osama bin Laden is "probably" dead. [BBC]

Magazine runs what it calls bin Laden's will

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Relinked in light of Hillary's attempt to wag the dead guy to get another war going in Pakistan.

May 11 14:09

Kagan's Unusually Thin Paper Trail Poses Challenge for Judiciary Committee

May 11 14:08

Lehman Bros. linked to drug money



May 11 14:07

Kagan supported detaining terror suspects indefinitely without trial

Elena Kagan, President Obama’s selection for the next Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, says she supports holding terror suspects without trial — indefinitely, in some cases.

Questioned as to whether she’d support the detention of al Qaeda suspects without access to US laws — or even a trial to prove their guilt — Kagan told Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) last year she backed the Obama Administration’s policy of “indefinite detention.”

May 11 14:07

Explosive report shows Kagan supports censorship of TV, radio, posters, and pamphlets

According to an explosive special report on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's views on the First Amendment right to free speech, in September of 2009 Kagan encouraged the Court to adhere to a new philosophy on the First Amendment that would allow the government to censor posters, pamphlets, and TV and radio content--and the Internet.

May 11 14:05

Verdict on UK’s hung parliament: a plague on all your houses!

Stuart Littlewood views the unappealing suitors of Britain’s Liberal Democrats – the kingmakers in the new hung parliament – and the problems of the Liberal Democrats themselves.

May 11 14:03

From Shas to Hamas: the group behind the “South Park” controversy

Maidhc Ó Cathail views the role of supposed Jewish converts to Islam in confirming the Islamophobic propaganda of US neo-conservatives and the Murdoch-owned media who try to scare Americans into fighting Israel’s wars with dire warnings that the Muslims are coming.

May 11 14:00

EPA Climate Bill ‘Protects’ Americans From Perrier Water

In the section entitled, ‘Proposed Regulation Facilitating Geologic Sequestration of CO2’ the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has pulled out all the stops to make an even bigger ass of itself. It is introducing a new requirement under the Safe Drinking Water Act to protect U.S. citizens from being ‘poisoned’ from carbon dioxide in drinking water.

May 11 13:54

George Carlin On Drugs And Marijuana

May 11 13:52

NHS spending on 'chemical cosh' child-calming drugs soars by 60% to £31m

NHS spending on 'chemical cosh' drugs to treat hyperactivity has soared by two-thirds to £31million in just four years, new figures revealed yesterday.

Nearly 750,000 prescriptions are now being doled out every year for Ritalin and similar drugs - most of them to children.

The surge triggered concerns that children are being unnecessarily drugged as poor discipline is increasingly seen as a medical issue.

May 11 13:44

No Press Allowed? ABC Reporter Turned Away from Oil Spill Command Center

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: ABC's Brian Hartman Pays a Visit to BP's Unified Command Center

May 11 13:20

FLASHBACK - David Cameron ‘could be a direct descendant of Moses’

Dr Wise’s study of archival material also suggests that Mr Cameron, who has described himself as an “enthusiastic friend of the Jewish people”, could be a direct descendant of Moses.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Talk about a reach! Unless Moses strolled through Central Asia, I rather doubt this pathetic attempt to cash in on "The Prince's" fame. Modern archaeology suggests that the Exodus actually happened to the Hyksos, not the Hebrews, so claiming descent from Moses really doesn't mean that much since he seems to have stolen all the stories he wrote down (like the story of the flood copied from the Epic of Gilgamesh). At best he is a great self-promoter; at worst he was a hoaxer like Oded Golan. Some scholars, such as Sigmund Freud, have pointed out the obvious implausibilities on the Moses story and have sugge3sted that "Moses", an Egyptian word meaning "Prince" may have been another name for the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV), and the story of the Exodus a highly romanticized telling of his attempted return from exile, with the usual spin so that failure to reclaim his throne is sold to later generations as a symbolic victory.

May 11 13:17

Rosen Claims AIPAC Made Promises In Spy Case

Steve Rosen is flashing a new weapon in his defamation suit against his former employer, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the powerful lobbying group usually referred to as AIPAC.

Rosen, a central figure in the Israeli espionage scandal that shook official Washington a few years ago, made available to SpyTalk an e-mail that he said shows AIPAC, which feared a widening federal investigation into its ties to Israel, signaled it would “do right by” him down the road, even after they had fired him with public denunciations of his conduct.

May 11 13:16

Amateur Video Of Gulf Oil Slick - Worse Than BP Admits

May 11 13:13

HATS OFF TO CHARLIE DANIELS….AT LEAST HE HAS THE COURAGE TO SPEAK HIS MIND!!!

I don’t blame anybody in the world for wanting to come to the United States of America, as it is a truly wonderful place. But when the first thing you do when you set foot on American soil is illegal, it is flat out wrong, and I don’t care how many lala-land left heads come out of the woodwork and start trying to give me sensitivity lessons.

I don’t need sensitivity lessons. In fact I don’t have anything against Mexicans!

I just have something against criminals. And anybody who comes into this country illegally is a criminal.

May 11 13:12

The Second Leg of the Great Depression Was Caused by European Defaults

Americans know that the Great Depression was started by the crash of the giant Wall Street speculative bubble of the 1920's, which caused a run on American banks.

But most Americans don't know that the second leg of the Depression was caused by European defaults.

May 11 13:12

One less sphincter...

May 11 13:09

Vanunu refuses community service in west J'lem, sent to jail

Nuclear whistleblower to serve three-month jail sentence after refusing to perform community service western part of capital for fear of harassment. Prosecution: He has information that can still jeopardize state's security.

May 11 12:53

Bankers Destroy Global Economy By Design To Consolidate Power

Indeed, it appears as if the chaos in Greece is being deliberately provoked and hyped in order to justify the continued re-alignment and centralization of the entire financial system into fewer globalist hands.

May 11 12:51

Another FCC Power Grab Attempt Over the Internet

The point here is to establish by hook or by crook that the FCC can regulate the Internet. Once it can, it will, Chicago gangland politics style, get to pick the winners and the losers in business and by having that power, politicians will be able to extort money from those companies at risk for campaign donations, future jobs, and present jobs for friends and family. The claim is always made that such regulations are needed for the general public, but the actual advantage always winds up in the hands of the politicians and the few large companies that are most savvy at buying their influence.

May 11 12:44

Kagan: ‘Disappear’ Free Speech If The Government Deems It Offensive

President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan is perfect in every way – perfect that is if you think the role of the highest judicial body in the United States is to ban free speech, indefinitely detain Americans without trial, resurrect command and control socialism, while urinating on everything the Constitution stands for.

We already discovered Kagan’s penchant for treating Americans as guilty until proven innocent, or in fact just plain guilty without even the chance to be proven innocent, when she was quoted as saying, “That someone suspected of helping finance Al Qaeda should be subject to battlefield law — indefinite detention without a trial — even if he were captured in a place like the Philippines rather than a physical battle zone.”

May 11 12:42

Archaeologist: Muslim prayer room may have been found at dig site

An Israeli archaeologist said Sunday that what could be a Islamic prayer room was found at the site of the Mugrabi ramp in the Old City of Jerusalem, where excavation work has sparked angry protests by Muslims who say that the work endangers the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Muslim leaders and critics of the work said the announcement of the find, three years after it was discovered, confirmed their fears that the Antiquities Authority is intent on hiding Muslim attachment to the site.

May 11 12:40

FLASHBACK - Communities print their own currency to keep cash flowing

May 11 12:33

Which Comes First — the Deed or Its Chroniclers?

How some people manage to demean the message of Palestinian resistance even as they applaud some of its media.

May 11 12:16

Israeli Hypocrisy: Talking Peace While Preparing for War and Institutionalizing Dire Conditions in Gaza

Obama's Middle East special envoy, former Senator and Walt Disney chairman, George Mitchell will do the honors, trying to force Palestinian negotiators to accede to Israeli demands and declare success, until inevitable new violence forces a restart of the whole process at some future time. The charade continues.

May 11 12:14

Kerry-(Graham)-Lieberman: a monstrous collection of payoffs to big business

What’s become increasingly apparent is that this legislation no longer has much to do with reducing greenhouse gas emissions. It’s a monstrous collection of payoffs to big business special interests, ranging from Goldman Sachs to Duke Energy to General Electric.

May 11 12:06

Bending the Rules for Israel

Israel's inexorable accession to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development country club -- is set to be confirmed this month barring last-minute hitches. Although several OECD members have doubts about Israel's qualifications both on technical grounds and lack of shared values, no state has dared publicly oppose.

May 11 11:49

White House aims to use Deepwater disaster to win votes for US climate bill

Senators are set to take a last run at producing a climate and energy law tomorrow, betting on the spectre of environmental disaster raised by the BP oil spill to build support for a comprehensive overhaul of America's energy strategy.

May 11 10:43

Operation Archie Bunker

I am not sure how many people caught wind of this one but it is worth attention. The headlines that originally drew my attention to this story were anything but objective and accurate. And as we all know, any subject, event, or news that deals with politically incorrect subject matter requires some diligence on our part if we want to understand what really happened...

May 11 10:24

Rachel Corrie sets sail to Gaza May 12th 2010

May 11 10:08

Allawi Warns of New Civil War on Iraq’s Deadliest Day

The election squabble is still far from over, but Allawi seems destined to return to the opposition as the second and third place finishers, both Shi’ite religious blocs, have merged into a dominant power.

Allawi today warned that sectarian tensions are on the rise, and that Iraq could soon face a new civil war. Iraqiya was a secular bloc, but relied mostly on Sunni voters for its narrow victory, setting the stage for yet another battle between Sunnis and Shi’ites.

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Looks more and more likely that US military forces will draw down completely in Iraq - ever.

May 11 10:06

IAEA Promises Not to Compare Israeli Nukes to Iran’s Civil Program

While Israel is a non-signatory of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and possesses one of the world’s largest undeclared nuclear arsenals, Iran has only a modest civilian enrichment program which is under intense IAEA scrutiny at all times. The IAEA is continually able to verify the non-diversion of Iranian nuclear material to weapons purposes, the same has never been true of Israel.

Officials insist the IAEA position on Israel has not changed, though what exactly that position is remains unclear. They also say, contrary to reports, that Israel was discussed in IAEA meetings before, but was removed from the agenda of those meetings for some reason.

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Someone at the IAEA, apparently, was "handed the memo" not to discuss Israel's nuclear weapons program.

May 11 10:05

Rig Survivors Felt Coerced To Sign Waivers

Hours after they had been rescued, workers who survived an explosion on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico were asked to sign form letters about what they had seen and whether they had been injured.

Lawyers for the oil rig's owner, Transocean, requested that workers who had survived the blast sign the form in the wake of the April 20 blowout on the Deepwater Horizon. This was hours before the workers had been allowed to see their families.

Now some of those survivors say they were coerced and that the forms are being used against them as they file lawsuits seeking compensation for psychiatric problems and other injuries from the blast.

May 11 10:03

[Pic] What is Gordon Brown's legacy?

May 11 10:02

Clinton: Pakistan Officials ‘Harboring’ Bin Laden

In perhaps the clearest signal yet that tensions between the US and Pakistan are on the rise, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has accused unnamed parties in Pakistan’s government of harboring al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

“I’m not saying that they’re at the highest levels, but I believe that somewhere in this government are people who know where Usama bin Laden and Al Qaeda is, where Mullah Omar and the leadership of the Afghan Taliban is, and we expect more cooperation to help us bring to justice, capture or kill those who attacked us on 9/11,” Clinton warned.

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Forgive me, but has US Secretary of State Clinton gone absolutely barking mad, to make this accusation?!? There is the 25th Amendment in the US Constitution to deal with Presidents who can no longer fulfill their obligations; but what does one do with a Secretary of State who has obviously gone off the deep end, saying a fond farewell to fact and logic?!?

Madame Secretary, the world knows that Bin Laden died a number of years ago. And since you desperately want to keep this preposterous myth going that he is alive, as a geopolitical "gotcha!" card to play against recalcitrant countries in the Middle East, , let me share with you and the world, his yet obituary one more time:

"Translation of Funeral Article in Egyptian Paper:
al-Wafd, Wednesday, December 26, 2001 Vol 15 No 4633

News of Bin Laden's Death
and Funeral 10 days ago

"Islamabad -
A prominent official in the Afghan Taleban movement announced yesterday the death of Osama bin Laden, the chief of al-Qa'da organization, stating that bin Laden suffered serious complications in the lungs and died a natural and quiet death. The official, who asked to remain anonymous, stated to The Observer of Pakistan that he had himself attended the funeral of bin Laden and saw his face prior to burial in Tora Bora 10 days ago. He mentioned that 30 of al-Qa'da fighters attended the burial as well as members of his family and some friends from the Taleban. In the farewell ceremony to his final rest guns were fired in the air. The official stated that it is difficult to pinpoint the burial location of bin Laden because according to the Wahhabi tradition no mark is left by the grave. He stressed that it is unlikely that the American forces would ever uncover any traces of bin Laden."

So please stop waving the dead guy, Madame Secretary: you are making yourself - and this country - look like consummate, blithering idiots!!

May 11 09:59

U.S. Senate rejects broader Fed audit amendment

May 11- The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment on Tuesday that would have exposed the Federal Reserve to broader scrutiny by Congress, which critics said would extend to monetary policy decisions.

(Imagine our complete lack of surprise)

May 11 09:59

State Senator Sylvia Allen responds to SB1070

The people who live within 60 to 80 miles of the Arizona/Mexico Border have for years been terrorized and have pleaded for help to stop the daily invasion of humans who cross their property . One Rancher testified that 300 to 1200 people a DAY come across his ranch vandalizing his property, stealing his vehicles and property, cutting down his fences, and leaving trash. In the last two years he has found 17 dead bodies and two Koran bibles. Another rancher testified that daily drugs are brought across his ranch in a military operation. A point man with a machine gun goes in front, 1/2 mile behind are the guards fully armed, 1/2 mile behind them are the drugs, behind the drugs 1/2 mile are more guards. These people are violent and they will kill anyone who gets in the way.

May 11 09:55

CLIMATEGATE - Snowing in Pennsylvania today!

May 11 09:53

"Venice (Fla) was a kind of quiet Mena (Arkansas)," stated a former drug pilot for The Company (CIA).

Almost two decades later, when Mohamed Atta first cast his malevolent eye down the runway in Venice, not much had changed. For some people, that was just fine...

The official story of the 9/11 attack goes like this:

"The arrival of Atta’s terrorist cadre at the Venice Municipal Airport was happenstance, and the terrorist’s presence there an accident of history, unrelated to any pre-existing climate of crime or corruption."

Once again, and emphatically: Nothing could be further from the truth.

May 11 09:52

Euro falls as market doubts rescue package

The euro fell on Tuesday as the relief rally unleashed by an emergency aid package to prevent the spread of a euro zone debt crisis dissipated and the focus switched back to structural problems plaguing the bloc.

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The Global Economy is a boat with ten holes in the bottom and only five corks, and all the bailouts accomplish is to yank a cork from one hole and pound it into another in front of the press cameras while the wielder of the hammer proclaims, "I am doing something about the problem!"

May 11 09:51

World Health Organization Moving Ahead on Billions in Internet and Other Taxes

The World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations' public health arm, is moving full speed ahead with a controversial plan to impose global consumer taxes on such things as Internet activity and everyday financial transactions like paying bills online — while its spending soars and its own financial house is in disarray.

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NOT ONE MORE PENNY TO THE UNITED NATIONS UNTIL THEY PROVE THEY CAN CONTROL THEIR MEMBERS; IN PARTICULAR ISRAEL, WHICH TO THIS VERY DAY REMAINS IN DEFIANCE OF NUMEROUS SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTIONS AS WELL AS THE CONDITIONS PLACED ON ITS OWN MEMBERSHIP.

May 11 09:47

120 Record Lows - 7 May 2010

New records: 86 + Tied records: 34 = Total: 120.

Some of these records go back almost 100 years.

Even more importantly, however, is that many of these records were set during the past decade - 2001, 2003, 2007.

Breaking a record set during the past ten years shows very clearly that temperatures are declining.

Rapidly.

May 11 09:43

Taliban shoots down NATO chopper

A NATO helicopter supporting Afghan and international troops in southern Afghanistan has been forced to make an emergency landing after being hit by the Taliban.

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When the Afghan freedom fighters started shooting down the Soviet helicopters, it was the beginning of the end for the USSR!

May 11 09:42

Israeli religious forces on the march

As the Israeli Palestinian 'peace process' marches in place, religious-Zionism is marching into the leadership of the Israeli army, rendering an improbable peace mission impossible.

If as expected their number continues to increase at the same rate, no future Israeli leader will be able to evacuate Jewish settlements in the context of a peace agreement.

The radicalisation of Israeli society and polity is evident not only in the most right wing government in the country's history, but also in the make up of its professional military.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Hubris, fueled by religious zeal, can overpower a government's collective capability for reason in a heartbeat, which is why it is so dangerous.

In this situation, such Israeli religio-nationalistic hubris could well fuel many regional wars which could trigger a true world war.

May 11 09:38

Senate Sells Out to FED; Adopts Sanders' 'Auditmania' Amendment

Though the measure was always popular, it faced extraordinary opposition from the White House, Wall Street and the Fed itself. Late last week, in a move that defused the opposition, and may have saved Wall Street reform legislation, Sanders agreed to limit the scope of the audit to emergency lending only, exempting other Fed activities.

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Auditmania: Not the real audit, but an incredible simulation!

May 11 09:37

Israel to keep nuclear 'ambiguity'

Israel will keep up its longstanding policy of deliberate ambiguity over its nuclear programme, Defence Minister Ehud Barak said on Tuesday, adding that US support for the position remains unchanged.

"This is a good policy and there is no reason to change it. There is complete agreement with the United States on this question," Barak told army radio.

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Memo to Ehud Barak: We, the American Taxpayers, understand that there is no such thing as Israel's alleged "nuclear ambiguity" because it is based on a lie, and lie spun again and again to bilk the American public out of 3 billion dollars annually.

The Symington Amendment forbids the US from giving any aid to a country with nuclear weapons which will not join the NNPT, or allow inspections of its nuclear sites.

As the world has known from the late 80s from the revelations of Mordechai Vanunu, coupled with the confirmation of both former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and former US President Carter, Israel has nuclear weapons. It refuses to sign the NNPT, and refuses to allow inspections of its nuclear sites.

Therefore, Israel is ineligible for any US aid whatsoever, which is why it continues to lie about its nuclear weapons, and the US government - at least to this point - continues shelling out the money, even though this is illegal under US law.

May 11 09:36

General Election 2010: funny pictures from this year's campaigns

This photo tickled me - I'm easily amused...

May 11 09:36

VENGENCE OF THE ZIONIST TROLLS

ALL of the above is obviously the work of Vera Perks, the troll that was exposed by us in the first link I gave. She is a VERY SICK individual….. a warning to ALL not to post ANY personal information ANYWHERE on the Web.

These SICKOS don’t seem to know when to stop… but we know who they are. DON’T FEED THEM!

May 11 09:35

URI AVNERY ON THE TWO STATE SOLUTION

WHY DOES the professor believe that the two-state solution has become a fantasy? Because, in his opinion, most Israelis are not ready to make the “sacrifices” necessary for its implementation. The 480 thousand settlers in the West Bank and East Jerusalem have immense power. Many of them will offer armed resistance to any solution. Binyamin Netanyahu is not prepared to accept a Palestinian state. The Israeli public has shifted sharply to the right. No effective pro-peace party exists in Israel now. No leader of stature, who would be able to remove the settlers, can be seen. And most importantly: “Zionism’s core beliefs are deeply hostile to the very notion of a Palestinian state.”

May 11 09:32

Israel Bars Arab Parties From Elections

Left Claims Ban is "Patriotic"

May 11 09:23

Judge: Torture no grounds to toss indictment

- A Guantanamo Bay detainee brought to the United States for trial on charges he helped the bombing of two U.S. embassies in Africa while he was an aide to Osama bin Laden cannot use allegations of torture by the CIA to dismiss the indictment, a judge said Monday.

U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan made the ruling in Manhattan after months of consideration of documents, much of their contents redacted, that were submitted by attorneys for Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani and the government.

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Congrats, Judge Kaplan, for having legitimized,and legally institutionalized, the US of torture as a way to extract confessions.

How the blazes does Kaplan believe the CIA got that confession out of Ghailani, by offering candy and cake?!?

May 11 09:19

Massachusetts State Police Issue Death Sentence For Smoking Pot

In a very real sense, Howe was a victim of the federalized Homeland Security State, which underwrites checkpoints as a way of keeping the local condottieri loyal to the Regime. He could also be considered a casualty of Leviathan’s longest and most destructive war, the federal “War on (Non-Government-Approved) Drugs.” More to the point: It is a matter of settled fact that he was a homicide victim.

May 11 09:17

IS THE U.S. PREPARING TO ESCALATE THEIR WAR IN PAKISTAN?

Much Western media attention has been devoted to the Saturday, 1 May, failed bombing attempt in New York’s Times Square.

As I wrote recently, had the bomb been set up by some ‘white Christian American-born American the story by now would be just a sheet of newspaper blowing around in the wind up the side streets of New York’. But because it was apparently set up by a Muslim Pakistani-American, the story has been used by the American anti-Islam propaganda machine to point the finger of blame to the Pakistan Taliban.

May 11 09:15

The European Bailout: Not a Very Promising Start

Many have predicted that it is only a short-term measure to kick the can down the road. But the numbers themselves show that the bailout might not even be having a sufficient short-term effect.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The Global Economy is a boat with ten holes in the bottom and only five corks, and all the bailouts accomplish is to yank a cork from one hole and pound it into another in front of the press cameras while the wielder of the hammer proclaims, "I am doing something about the problem!"

May 11 09:13

VOTE FRAUD AND THE BANKRUPTCY OF THE UNITED STATES

If, as appears to be the case, our elections are routinely being rigged, then it cannot be argued that We The People either chose, or approved of, those officials who borrowed trillions of dollars without our permission and sought to enslave us to that debt.

In an atmosphere of doubt about the validity of the voting process, it cannot be assumed that the American people have actually voted for or approved of any of the government's actions and policies for the last 35 years. That includes a couple of wars and some $65 trillion in debt, and the $60,000 in interest payments alone each taxpayer has had to fork over since the 1960s.

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May 11 09:10

Obama Said to Be Open to New Miranda Look

— David Axelrod, the top White House political adviser, said Monday that President Obama was amenable to Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.’s call for a new law allowing interrogators to question terrorism suspects for lengthy periods without informing them of their rights.

In an interview on CNN, Mr. Axelrod said Mr. Obama was “open to looking at” changing the Miranda rule, which generally bans prosecutors from using as evidence statements made by suspects in custody before they have been warned that they have a right to remain silent and to consult a lawyer.

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Mark my words; this change to the Miranda law, if it is accepted, will mean that anyone who merely questions Federal policy will be looked upon as an "enemy belligerent" by this, and subsequent, administrations.

May 11 09:08

WHO'S RESPONSIBLE FOR THE NATIONAL DEBT?

Let us imagine for a moment that you go to a restaurant, and you place an order for a hamburger. The proprietor of the restaurant tells you the cost is $10 for the hamburger, and you pay $10 for the hamburger. You get your food. No problems. Well worth the money you paid for it. No complaints.

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May 11 09:07

Red Cross confirms 'second jail' at Bagram, Afghanistan

The US airbase at Bagram in Afghanistan contains a facility for detainees that is distinct from its main prison, the Red Cross has confirmed to the BBC.

Nine former prisoners have told the BBC that they were held in a separate building, and subjected to abuse.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

There are numerous problems with torture of prisoners of war, aside from the fact that it is immoral, sadistic, and only gets the abused to say precisely what the torturers want them to say to get the torture to stop.

First, it does, for all practical intents and purposes, move the US out of any human rights accord to which it has ever been signatory.

Second, it means that no US citizen or public official can ever talk about how this country honors the values of human rights ever again when it "honors" those rights in the breech of those rights, and not the observance.

And third, when the US tortures prisoners of war, it gives hostile countries carte blanche to do the same to our soldiers or civilians upon capture.

Chew on that last one for a while, particularly if you have family or friends currently serving in the US military.

May 11 09:04

Is The Greek Debt Crisis Being Purposely Hyped And Manipulated?

The truth is that you could remove Greece from the world economy tomorrow and most people would hardly notice. The economy of Greece is only about 2% the size of the United States economy, and it takes in less than 0.1% of U.S. exports.

May 11 08:59

The Greek spirit of resistance turns its guns on the IMF

Years of national denial about looming bankruptcy have turned to resentment as Greece is told how it must tackle its debt crisis.

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There was no denial among the Greek people. They, like Americans, have sounded the warning about the government's reckless spending habits for decades. Government did not want to listen. And the government, having spent itself into ruin, falls back on the old canard of "We spent that money and now we must pay it back."

Except that "we" didn't spend any of that money. The government spent it, and as illustrated by TARP did so without the permission of the American people, then laughed at the taxpayers' woes!

What the Greek people are saying, what the Portuguese people are saying, what the Spanish people are saying, what the Icelanders are saying, what the American people should be saying is that the government borrowed itself into a hole without the permission of the people, so why should the people be in any was liable for those debts?

America prides itself on being a free society. If we truly are free then we have the freedom to say "no". There is no freedom without the freedom to say "no!"

No taxpayer alive now ever voted or otherwise agreed to allow the government to borrow money on their behalf and agreed to underwrite the resultant ruinous interest obligation. No citizen spent that money. The government spent it, to give to Israel, to spend on wars of conquest, to bail out Wall Street, to bail out Europe, and so forth.

The Federal Reserve Act (Otherwise known as the currency act) was voted into law December 23, 1913. The people who voted in that law are all dead. Those of us alive today are stuck with a monetary system not of our own choosing, and certainly not that with which this nation was founded.

No taxpayer alive today had anything to say about repaying any money the government borrowed. We did not have any choice in the matter. We did not choose to accept this obligation. It has been forced on us. It was manufactured for us.

Certainly the young people who are becoming voters and taxpayers this year have had no say at all about the multi-trillion dollar debt that our government hands to them and says, "This thou shalt pay". To so encumber our children without their permission is at best indentured servitude; at the worst outright slavery.

Is is time for the slaves to rebel.

May 11 08:54

The Fake “Global War on Terror” in a Nutshell

… if you want to protect the official narrative of the Global War on Terror and all the benefits it is providing for a certain class of wealthy elites…

BY ALL MEANS… make sure your future SUPREME COURT JUSTICE argues that NO ONE is allowed to investigate the Saudi link to funding al Qaeda, whether or not it is actually true… (and especially because it is true)

May 11 08:41

$1 Trillion Was Not Enough

Zero Hedge notes that European banks are betting against the beleaguered euro. “Zero Hedge has received confirmation that several of the largest French banks are now actively shorting the euro to take advantage of globalized moral hazard, which with every ensuing bailout does nothing but make the bonuses of French FX traders surge.”

In other words, the very banks the EU plans to bailout in part with U.S. taxpayer money (or tax payer long term debt) via the IMF are placing bets against the survival of Europe.

May 11 08:31

MOSAIC OF LIES

"According to the former official, also feeding information to the Office of Special Plans was a secret, rump unit established last year in the office of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon of Israel. This unit, which paralleled Shulsky's – and which has not previously been reported – prepared intelligence reports on Iraq in English (not Hebrew) and forwarded them to the Office of Special Plans. It was created in Sharon's office, not inside Israel's Mossad intelligence service, because the Mossad – which prides itself on extreme professionalism – had views closer to the CIA's, not the Pentagon's, on Iraq.

May 11 08:28

Unions warn of Greek-style riots in Britain against public sector cuts after court victory over capping of redundancies

Militant unions today sent a chilling warning of Greek-style strikes and protests after winning a major legal victory for civil servants made redundant.

The warning raises fears of months of chaos triggered by a furious public sector who refuse to accept painful changes to tackle Britain's financial crisis.

May 11 08:27

Tensions simmer as Greece readies pensions reform

Hundreds of protesters rallied in Athens on Sunday as the government sought to rein in social tensions while pressing ahead with drastic austerity measures aimed at avoiding a debt default.

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Hundreds of protesters rallied in Athens on Sunday as the government sought to rein in social tensions while pressing ahead with drastic austerity measures aimed at SAVING THE BANKERS!.

May 11 08:23

The Biggest 2010 Health Care Act Change You Never Heard About:

Is the goal to so overload small business with compliance costs that you put them out of business? We think so. They will not succeed, but add this to a long list of economic hits from Washington in 2010.

May 11 08:22

The European Bailout: Not a Very Promising Start

Of course, the myriad fraudulent schemes (using derivatives and other means) to hide the problems of Greece, Italy and other countries are still continuing to some extent. And the size of the too big to fails means they can take down companies or nations using high-frequency trading, short-selling, credit default swaps and other means. Indeed, Jim Rickards argues that the bailout won't really help because "Goldman can create shorts faster than Europe can print money".

Therefore, without fundamental reform of the financial system, there can be no true and lasting European recovery.

May 11 08:21

Sex, Lies and Oil Spills

The absence of an acoustical regulator -- a remotely triggered dead man's switch that might have closed off BP's gushing pipe at its sea floor wellhead when the manual switch failed (the fire and explosion on the drilling platform may have prevented the dying workers from pushing the button) -- was directly attributable to industry pandering by the Bush team. Acoustic switches are required by law for all offshore rigs off Brazil and in Norway's North Sea operations. BP uses the device voluntarily in Britain's North Sea and elsewhere in the world as do other big players like Holland's Shell and France's Total.

May 11 08:16

CLIMATEGATE - Summer's just around the corner... but first, brace yourself for snow in May

It might be May but, after the topsy-turvy weather we have seen of late, it was probably inevitable that some snow was on its way.

And it duly arrived yesterday with wintry showers descending on high ground at the Cumbria-County Durham border.

They brought a dusting of snow to the Yad Moss ski slope at Alston Moor and kept temperatures in single figures for much of the day.

May 11 08:15

Deputy PM: Israel ‘Primed’ for War With Iran

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"As long as we can get the dumb schmuck Americans to fight it for us!

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May 11 08:06

Food-stamp tally nears 40 million, sets record

The Agriculture Department said 39.68 million people, or 1 in 8 Americans, were enrolled for food stamps during February, an increase of 260,000 from January. USDA updated its figures on Wednesday.

May 11 08:05

Million gallons of oil a day gush into Gulf of Mexico

Interviews with surviving Deepwater Horizon rig workers show how explosions led to what may be the world's worst oil spill.

May 11 08:05

White House devs overlooked gaping Drupal vuln

A researcher has uncovered a potentially serious vulnerability in the open-source content management system used by the White House website and thousands of other sites.

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Ewwwww, the White House uses the same system WRH does????? Yukk :)

Seriously, the module with the vulnerability is not used here at WRH, but maybe if the White House website got hacked, finding and dealing with the hackers might be given a slightly higher priority!

May 11 07:58

Shin Bet deports Spain’s most famous clown upon arrival in Israel

Ivan Prado, the most famous clown in Spain, did not expect to be put on a return flight back to Madrid soon after arriving at Ben-Gurion International Airport late last month, after spending six hours with officials from the Shin Bet security service and the Interior Ministry. The officials accused Prado of having ties to Palestinian terror organizations.

Foreign Ministry officials, meanwhile, say the incident caused grave damage to Israel’s image in Spain.

May 11 07:57

Israeli Settlers Step Up Attacks on Palestinian Mosques

“People could forget about the economic hardship, the political oppression and their personal problems for a few hours a week as they retreated to pray in the mosque.”

All this changed dramatically for the agricultural village of 3,000 residents a few weeks ago.

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If these were synagogues being torched, I'll bet ABCNNBBCBS would pay more attention.

May 11 07:56

Senate hearings prompting spill blame game

The chairman of a key Senate committee says failures that led to the massive Gulf oil spill need to be closely examined so new safety measures can be imposed.

May 11 07:55

US, Israel hold war game in Germany

The exercise, codenamed Juniper Cobra 10, focused on US and Israeli missile systems and involved some 1,000 US military personnel and a similar number of Israeli troops, as well as 17 American radar-mounted warships.

The drill was viewed as Tel Aviv's flex of muscles before its regional foes and a sign of Washington's support for the Tel Aviv regime despite the US administration's push for peace talks with Palestinians.

May 11 07:54

Incendiary Device Explodes Outside Florida Mosque

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) reported today that an incendiary device exploded Monday evening outside a Jacksonville, Fla., mosque.

May 11 07:54

Tea Party Clueless About U.S. Tax Dollars Funding Bailout Heist

As CNBC hosts Joe Kerne and Rick Santelli pointed out yesterday, the Tea Party movement seems largely clueless about the fact that a huge chunk of the $1 trillion dollar bailout heist being pushed through to save the face of global economic governance is being funded with dollars looted from American taxpayers.

Founded on the principle of keeping taxes low for the benefit of the economy, the Tea Party movement has seemingly ignored the biggest and most insidious stealth tax – inflation – wh

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With Caribou Barbie as installed head of the Tea Party, I am not surprised.

May 11 07:52

Early Christianity and the Hazard of Pestilence

Consider what a typical situation in those days must have appeared to a superstitious, ignorant, uneducated people. A plague breaks out, and the leading religious authority in the area says it is God's work for a great sin committed by the people, or perhaps an agent of the devil is seeking to wreak havoc. The people also notice that the Jews are not experiencing any of the same problems with regards to whatever epidemic is sweeping the area. The collective minds, kept feeble and dumb, could not entertain the idea that Kosher laws and stricter rules concerning the handling and preparation of food might contribute to a healthier lifestyle.

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One of the most iconic images of the Black Death were the flagellants; Christians who wandered from town to town flogging themselves as a public display in the hopes that such self-mutilation would appease God and get him to call off the plagues. Of course, were there really a God, he should have tapped those flagellants on the shoulder and said, "Knock it off; you are spraying the crowd with infected blood and spreading the disease, you ignorant peasant!"

May 11 07:48

Pope blames abuse scandal on church's sins

Calling it "the greatest persecution of the church," he called for pardon and justice.

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No matter how you wriggle and dance,
The problem remains inside your pants!

May 11 07:45

Rescue teams allowed to try to reach family in Montreal-area sinkhole

Rescue workers have been given the go-ahead to go back on to unstable ground to search for a family of four missing since Monday night when a huge sinkhole opened up and the family's home sank into it in St. Jude.

May 11 07:45

Britain’s Hung Politics: The Death Throes of Parliamentary Democracy

Throughout the history of British parliamentary democracy, as elsewhere in the world, it could be argued that the extent of real “people power” was always a limited discretionary right that was ultimately subordinate to the over-riding interests of the ruling class.

But what has become more apparent from this latest British non-election is that the choice people make on their ballot sheets now pointedly has no bearing whatsoever on how they are to be governed.

Tellingly, this is a trend that is seen elsewhere in Europe and North America. Governments and parties of all political shades, whether red or blue, left or right, are falling over themselves to implement austerity budgets that will hit the mass of ordinary people hardest. Job cuts, wage cuts, social welfare cuts, public service cuts now form an unquestioned consensus among mainstream political parties. All have declared, in effect, that the imperative is to placate the financial oligarchy with trillion-dollar bailouts, thus enriching this elite further while deepening the misery of the majority.

May 11 07:42

Gas surge shut well a couple of weeks before Gulf oil spill

Shortly before the accident, engineers argued about whether to remove heavy drilling mud that acted as a last defense against such catastrophic kicks, and the decision to replace the mud with much lighter seawater won out.

May 11 07:42

Israeli Legislator Submits A Proposal For A Palestinian State in Jordan

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Hitler Had A Proposal For A Jewish State in Madagascar! The Jews did not much care for that idea of a new homeland that was not their home. Why should the Palestinians?

May 11 07:40

Local Habitat for Humanity getting sued

Now Habitat says to make matters worse, they've lost a little more a $125,000 because the builder they were using closed. They had a deal with Homefront builders for supplies, which was owned by Art Nadel. His legal troubles they say causing the deal and their deposit to disappear.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Art Nadel was another ponzi schemer; a "mini-Madoff" if you will.

May 11 07:37

Making Fishade

Terrance Fawdalraw, VP of Communications at BP disagrees. “We are doing everything in our power to clean up the unfortunate Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the result of a burst of anger from Mother Nature and not negligence on the company’s part. It is simply coincidental that our product development people discovered a revolutionary way to pre-oil fish so they bake up crispy, flaky and delicious in your oven in minutes.”

May 11 07:34

Israeli official says J'lem building to continue

Israel will continue building housing units in occupied East Jerusalem and its outskirts, an Israeli cabinet official said Monday, with no timetable announced to avoid derailing proximity talks, Israeli media reported.

May 11 07:33

David Swanson, Did You Say $33 Billion?

As it turns out, however, not everyone is quite as enthusiastic about the surge as Washington. NATO allies have not provided the expected number of trainers for the Afghan police and military in the expected period of surge time. They're dragging their feet over a war that is far less popular and more controversial in Europe than here. Because the almost hopeless task of standing up a vast, effective Afghan military (which that impoverished country has no way of affording) and an incorruptible police force (an oxymoron when it comes to Afghanistan) is considered so crucial to Washington's war strategy, the Pentagon has stepped in. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates recently announced a further micro-surge. It seems that 850 U.S.

May 11 07:31

Pakistani with bomb residue on hands arrested in Chile

A 28-year-old Pakistani man with explosive residue on his hands was arrested at the U.S. Embassy in Chile, national police said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Setting aside the problem with false-positives in the commonly used explosives residue tests, one wonders how it is that the US embassy is swabbing the hands of everyone who shows up for a VISA application considering that a real terrorist probably would not bother assembling the bomb until AFTER he knew he got the VISA!

May 11 07:27

The Ever More Pervasive Darkness of this World

The U.S. experienced a major attack on 9/11/2001. The perpetrators were identified as Arabs who were members of Al Qaeda. Across the span of time to this moment it has been conclusively proven in the minds of those who do want to know that it was actually carried out by Israel and obliging members of various security forces. It has also been proven in the words of high level intelligence operatives that there is no Al Qaeda.

May 11 07:23

20 anti-'expensive paperweight' iPad reasons

“Beware: Apple also built the world’s most infamous paperweight. One word: Newton“.

May 11 07:12

Peter Schiff – Bailout American Style

May 11 07:07

World Health Organization Moving Ahead on Billions in Internet and Other Taxes

The World Health Organization is moving full speed ahead with a controversial plan to impose billions of dollars in global consumer taxes on such things as Internet activity and everyday financial transactions like paying bills online — while its spending soars and its own financial house is in disarray.

May 11 06:47

Alex Jones: Bilderberg stealing from US citizens

American taxpayers have been freshly liberated of hundreds of billions more dollars as part of the IMF's new bailout package which is principally going straight to European banks. In addition to the Federal Reserve program to ship U.S. dollars to Europe, in a move that represents little more than a desperate effort to save the Euro and rescue the credibility of economic global governance.

May 11 06:44

Keiser Report: Future Made In China?

This week Max Keiser and co-host Stacy Herbert look at whether or not, as Western economies collapse under the weight of all their debt, China can save the world economy. In the second half of the show, Max interviews Paul Midler, author of “Poorly Made in China”, about China’s $300 billion rail projects; how restricting liquidity in a command and control economy actually accentuates misallocation of resources; and about having to hire lawyers to find out what is in his shampoo.

May 11 06:33

Archbishop of Vienna accuses one of Pope’s closest aides of abuse cover-up

Open warfare broke out in the Vatican over the clerical sex abuse scandal at the weekend as Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, the Archbishop of Vienna, accused one of Pope Benedict XVI’s closest aides of covering up past scandals.

May 11 06:26

US oil spill: fishermen raise alarm over chemical dispersants

Alarm over the use of dispersants to combat the huge US oil leak is being raised by Gulf fisherman and scientists alike, warning that even if the spill is held at bay, the chemicals used to do so may do untold damage.

May 11 06:24

Vitamin D deficiency linked to tuberculosis

Research that shows how a lack of vitamin D can increase people's susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB) could explain why people in Africa and other parts of the developing world are particularly prone to the disease.

The findings, published yesterday (23 February) by Science, suggest that vitamin D supplements could be used to fight the disease. TB kills two million people a year, mostly in developing countries.

The study shows that a successful immune response to TB depends on the conversion of vitamin D into a hormone that white blood cells use to kill the invading bacteria.

May 11 06:21

Using Alleged Terrorism to Escalate War and Homeland Repression

Much about the New York bomb incident is worrisome, besides the media already pronouncing sentence, biasing future jurors to convict or face the wrath of public opinion, their communities, friends and even family. As a result, Faisal Shahzad doesn't stand a chance, guilty or innocent, regardless of his alleged confession and the plausibility that he was set up - used as a convenient dupe with his device rigged not to go off but to emit smoke to be found. Why not given America's history of using false flag incidents for political advantage.

May 11 06:03

Children's temper tantrums to be reclassified as disorders

Proposed changes to the U.S. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) could include reclassifying childhood temper tantrums, teenage angst, and binge eating as psychiatric disorders. If accepted, the proposals could equal billions of dollars in new revenue for pharmaceutical companies.

May 11 06:02

Terminal cancer patients spend final days suffering from radiation therapy that does nothing

A new analysis just published in the journal Cancer concludes that a significant proportion of terminally ill cancer patients spend most of their final days and weeks subjected to grueling radiation therapy (radiotherapy). What makes this extra heartbreaking and downright outrageous is that irradiating dying cancer patients does absolutely nothing for the vast majority -- except to cause more end-of-life suffering and to keep countless people in the hospital, instead of allowing them to die at home.

May 11 05:56

8 Reasons Why The Pain From The Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill Is Going To Be Felt For Decades

To get an idea of just how devastating the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is already, check out the aerial footage in the video below. As you watch this video, just try to imagine how horrific this crisis is going to be if oil continues to gush into the Gulf for weeks or months....

May 11 04:40

Four Mossad Linked Suspects Lived In WTC Prior to 9/11

I was contacted by an individual who led me to this information about the art students living in WTC Tower 1 before 9/11. In fact, in May of 2000, they were living on the 91st floor where they were doing construction and sleeping in tents. They did have construction passes. I do believe that ACE Elevator and Securicom, as well as Kroll Associates should be focused on, however, this is important information that has never been confirmed, until now.
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May 11 04:34

Obama’s Supreme Pick Kagan Is A Bankster Operative

Is Kagan independent? Hardly. She is a bankster operative.
Kagan sat on a Goldman Sachs advisory council between 2005 and 2008. It was her job to offer “analysis and advice to Goldman Sachs and its clients.”But it is not merely Goldman. It’s also Kagan’s connection to Larry Summers, the former Undersecretary for International Affairs in the Clinton administration and chief economist at the notorious loan sharking and poverty creation machine, the World Bank. Summers also worked in 2006-2008 for a derivatives firm, D.E. Shaw and was paid around five million dollars.
It was Summers and his so-conspirator Robert Rubin that facilitated the destruction of the Glass-Steagall Act designed during the last Great Depression to erect a firewall between commercial and investment banking.

May 11 03:18

GRANT SMITH : Declassified GAO Report Exposes Fatally Flawed Israel Investigations

The 2010 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons is underway at UN Headquarters in New York. A working paper calls for a nuclear-free Middle East. It would require member states of the NPT to “disclose in their national reports on the implementation of the resolution on the Middle East all information available to them on the nature and scope of Israeli nuclear facilities and activities, including information pertaining to previous nuclear transfers to Israel.” On May 6, 2010, the Government Accountability Office (formerly known as the General Accounting Office) released the previously secret 1978 report “Nuclear Diversion in the U.S.? 13 Years of Contradiction and Confusion” [.pdf].

May 11 00:04

Euro-Bankers Demand of Greece

The wealthy won’t pay their taxes, so labor must do so.

Riddle: How are the Greek rioters like America’s Tea Party movement?
Answer: Both reject government being taken over by the financial oligarchy to shift the tax burden onto labor.

The difference is that the Tea Partiers have lost faith in government. This is just what the financial oligarchy wants, of course. Giving up hope of gaining electoral control to pursue a fair fiscal agenda, the Tea Partiers have abandoned the centuries-long fight for reform to make governments better by giving them the power to check predatory finance and wealth. Sliding to the right wing of the political spectrum and acting mainly out of frustration, they have succumbed to a utopian desire simply to shrink a government that they see acting adversely to their interests.

May 10, 2010

May 10 22:29

Open Letter to EMU Heads of State

May 10 18:43

Using Alleged Terrorism To Escalate War And Homeland Repression

Much about the New York bomb incident is worrisome, besides the media already pronouncing sentence, biasing future jurors to convict or face the wrath of public opinion, their communities, friends and even family.

As a result, Faisal Shahzad doesn't stand a chance, guilty or innocent, regardless of his alleged confession and the plausibility that he was set up - used as a convenient dupe with his device rigged not to go off but to emit smoke to be found. Why not given America's history of using false flag incidents for political advantage.

May 10 18:36

Iran – The innocent victim of US/UK/NATO aggression

What the military did not tell us was the fact that in addition to these weapons (that contained DU) the US dropped a nuclear weapon to the east of Basra (close to the border with Iran). We have to understand that whatever our respective governments tell us, these weapons are certainly not conventional and therefore constitute as being WMD’s.

How can the actions in Iraq and Afghanistan cause major problems in Iran? The answer is very simple…….the aerosol contamination from such weapons are totally indiscriminate and therefore do not identify international borders. The drift on the wind across borders and eventually reach the four corners of the globe.

May 10 18:26

GORDON DUFF : RATS IN WOLVES CLOTHING

NARCO NEXUS MAY BE MANAGING TERROR WAR

First we are told opium and heroin are financing world terrorism, then General McChrystal tells us that we have to allow the harvest to be finished, processed into 65 billion dollars of heroin and shipped out on rendition flights and American Global Hawk UAV aircraft for distribution around the world.

I was surprised to hear the “rumor” that our massive Global Hawk UAVs that fly at 80 thousand feet were being loaded with drugs in Balochistan and flown around the world. Prior to that, FBI translator Sibel Edmonds had only told us of drug trafficking on rendition flights.

This is now a fact, not “theory” or conjecture.

Read More:

http://mycatbirdseat.com/2010/05/narco-nexus-may-be-managing-terror-war/

May 10 18:02

Urgent Report from Ron Paul (Vitter Audit the Fed amendment vote could come as soon as tomorrow)

The talk of "change" in Washington, D.C. is, as you know, a sham.

Nothing proves this more than the current debate on Senator Dodd's Restoring American Financial Stability Act, which you and I know should be called the Fed Empowerment Act.

May 10 17:31

Fannie Mae Needs $8.4 Billion More in Aid after First-Quarter Loss

Webmaster's Commentary: 

See next story down.

May 10 17:31

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Invest in Lawmakers

May 10 17:16

Iraq sees bloodiest day this year as nationwide attacks kill at least 91

At least 91 Iraqis were killed and more than 300 others wounded on Monday as insurgents staged a new wave of attacks against Iraqi civilians and security forces across the country, Iraq's Interior Ministry said.

As the most fatal attacks among Monday's scores of explosions and shootings, a twin car bomb explosions, followed by a third suicide bombing, at a textile factory in Hilla, capital of Babil Province, left at least 36 dead and 140 others injured.

May 10 16:42

Buy Palestinian Products

The economic divorce of Palestinians from the Jewish settlements is an important step toward divorce from Israel's occupation policies. Buy Palestinian.

May 10 16:33

33 Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out To Be True, What Every Person Should Know...

May 10 16:32

Homeless in downtown tunnel get notices to leave

The city has given homeless people living in an abandoned tunnel under Tucker Boulevard a deadline to leave the site: 8 a.m. Friday.

Workers with the Division of Homeless Services handed out notices this morning to the people who have created a tent community in the tunnel. The city plans to seal off the 80-year-old tunnel system on Monday so work can begin on a $34 million project to improve a stretch of Tucker Boulevard downtown, from Washington Avenue to Cole Street.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"You young ones can see that recruiter over there!" -- Official White Horse Souse

May 10 16:22

Putin snubs Prince of Wales and Biden

Russia invited British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and other heads of state to attend today's celebrations - the biggest ever. But with Mr Brown unable to attend because of the election, the Foreign Office suggested Prince Charles instead.

May 10 16:14

Glover gets ovation, some boos at USU graduation

During the color guard presentation of the American flag, a spectator yelled across the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, "Put your hand above your heart, Glover!"

May 10 16:10

Manchurian Candidate Market: How the Financial Elite almost took down the entire economy on May 6th, 2010

... coincidentally the day after the crash, the “break up the too big to fail banks” amendment was soundly defeated by a 61 to 33 margin in Senate

May 10 16:04

Newsweek Can Be Good Acquisition for Russian Oligarch

Who will buy the magazine? Will it eventually belong to a Russian oligarch?

Russian billionaire Alexander Lebedev, who already owns London’s The Evening Standard, acquired The Independent and Independent on Sunday. He paid a symbolic price of one pound sterling for them.

May 10 15:31

Canada Pension Plan buys Manhattan real estate

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) said on Monday it has bought into the coveted Manhattan real estate market for the first time, taking stakes in skyscrapers valued at more than $1.45 billion.

The CPPIB said its real estate arm bought a 45 percent stake in 1221 Avenue of the Americas, the McGraw-Hill building, from SL Green Realty Corp for $576 million.

It also formed a joint venture with SL Green, which owns and manages Manhattan properties, to acquire a 45 percent stake in 600 Lexington Avenue for $87 million.

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And when a "terrorist sets off a dirty nuke" at the Israeli embassy in New York (to start a war with Iran) those investments and many others are toast.

May 10 15:05

Max Keiser on Alex Jones Radio - May 10 2010

Max and Alex discuss the market meltdown and much more.

May 10 14:52

Columbia Space Shuttle Investigation Got $175 Million. Challenger $152 Million. 9/11 $15 Million. Financial Crisis Commission Gets Only $8 Million

The government spent $175 million investigating the Challenger space shuttle disaster.
It spent $152 million on the the Columbia disaster investigation.

It spent $30 million investigating the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

The government only authorized $15 million for the 9/11 Commission.

And how much has the government authorized for the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission? You know, the commission charged with getting to the bottom of what caused the financial crisis?

Just $8 million.

May 10 14:51

Government-funded Study Shows Net Loss of Jobs From CO2 Policies

May 10 14:51

'ManBearPig is real!' declare top climate scientists. 'And to prove it here's a photo-shopped image we found on the internet of a polar bear on a melting ice floe.'

A polar bear managed to get on one of the last ice floes floating in the Arctic sea. Due to global warming the natural environment of the polar bear in the Arctic has changed a lot. The Arctic sea has much less ice than it had some years ago. (This images is a photoshop design. Polarbear, ice floe, ocean and sky are real, they were just not together in the way they are now)

May 10 14:50

Earth and Moon as Seen from Mars

May 10 14:44

SHOCK VIDEO: ‘Professor’ Calls for Mexican Revolt in America

May 10 14:38

British Gas profits soar as freezing winter kept Brits reaching for the thermostat

This story along with dire predictions of global warming bring to mind some rants by Leo Getz...

May 10 14:32

Cameron's first stupid mistake

Not content with having destroyed British conservatism, David Cameron has decided he might as well go the whole hog and finish off the British economy as well.

He announced it yesterday as one of his key priorities if and when he forms his Coalition of the Suicidal with Nick Clegg. He said he would make “the creation of a low carbon economy a priority.”

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A low carbon economy is virtually the same thing as NO economy.

May 10 14:27

Pedophiles and Popes: Doing the Vatican Shuffle

In 2001, a French bishop was convicted in France for refusing to hand over to the police a priest who had raped children. It recently came to light that a former top Vatican cardinal, Dario Castrillón, had written to the bishop, "I congratulate you for not denouncing a priest to the civil authorities. You have acted well, and I am pleased to have a colleague in the episcopate who, in the eyes of history and of all the bishops in the world, preferred prison to denouncing his ‘son' and priest." (The bishop actually got off with a suspended sentence.) Castrillón claimed that Pope John Paul II had authorized the letter years ago and had told him to send it to bishops around the world. (New York Times, 4/22/2010.)

There are many more like Cardinal Law and Cardinal Castrillón in the hierarchy, aging men who have no life experience with children and show not the slightest regard or empathy for them. They claim it their duty to protect the "unborn child" but offer no protection to the children in their schools and parishes.

May 10 14:27

Tens of thousands of voters could get £750 compensation after being turned away from polling booths in election fiasco

Tens of thousands of people turned away from polling stations could be in line for compensation after voting descended into chaos.

The Electoral Commission today launched an urgent inquiry into the fiasco, which some senior politicians compared to polling in a Third World Country.

It is still unclear how many places were affected but there were reports of problems in London, Sheffield, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Birmingham and Bristol.

Speaking today, leading human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson QC said that people denied the right to vote could take legal action.

May 10 14:20

KFC fined £11,000 after cockroach eating a chip, mouse and dried blood are found in busy branch

"We are trying to provide our customers with extra protein"

May 10 14:14

Oil leak is 5 times greater than reported by officials

The amount of oil gushing from BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil disaster is five times more than what the oil company and the U.S. Coast Guard are currently estimating, said a Florida State University oceanography professor on Saturday.

May 10 14:09

Pakistan being “set up” but civil-mly leadership remains silent

Hillary Clinton has once again come into her own true self and issued a direct threat to Pakistan of “severe consequences” if the ‘terror attack’ of Times Square New York City had been successful and found to have definitively originated in Pakistan. It brings to mind an earlier moment when Hillary, during the course of her unsuccessful bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, had responded to a question on whether she would use tactical nuclear weapons against Pakistan in the context of a terror attack linked to Pakistan and she unhesitatingly declared “Yes”!

May 10 14:07

IRAN CATCHES AMERICAN BACKED TERRORIST?

Iran arrested Jundallah's leader Abdol Malek Rigi, a 'terrorist backed by the USA UK and Israel', after police boarded a civilian flight

May 10 14:04

Ron Paul Explain Patriotism

May 10 13:34

Dear Ms Atwood, I regret to inform you that you have failed the lie detector test

By going to Israel to accept the Dan David Prize, Margaret Atwood has chosen to go over to the Dark Side. "If you do make the trip, there is no turning back. Please consider well what people who have appreciated your literary work and heretofore took seriously your vaunted support for human rights have to say.">>

May 10 13:34

Economist Tim Madden: The PIIGS Brief: understanding how oligarchs rig, loot our economies

*hyperlinks live at source*

Tim Madden is an economist with expertise on credit and banking. Tim and I are colleagues in lobbying government for public banking, with concentration in the US for state-owned banks (and here). The good news is that structural solutions to our economic controlled demolition are obvious and simple; and explained beautifully by many of America’s brightest historical minds. The bad news is that we’re still mired in oligarchic looting of our economies.

May 10 13:32

Palin And The Religious Right: A Trojan Horse In The GOP

With failing numbers, damaged credibility, waning political influence and the lack of any platform, conservatives have left a vacuum in their own party to be exploited. The voice of conservative Independents, Republicans and Libertarians has been stolen. Political ideology has been infused with fundamentalist religious theology with the hope of garnering additional votes. The result has been internal division, further loss of credibility, and the abdication of responsible political discourse. The productive and necessary views and desires of non-religious libertarians and conservatives have been silenced in favour of the media friendly, accidentally-comic hyperbole of the entertainingly ridiculous rhetoric of Palin, Beck, et al.

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