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Jan 17 04:54

A moral failure of UK media on Gaza

The genocidal Israeli military campaign against the unarmed, imprisoned and besieged people of Gaza which has resulted in the deaths of more than 1,000 Palestinian and just 13 Israelis, is not being accurately reported in the British press.

With a few admirable exceptions, writers and broadcaster in the UK have adopted a biased stance and vocabulary in their coverage of the conflict. The highly influential Zionist lobby and the Labour Friends of Israel within the UK government have been hard at work.

One must not underestimate the career damage journalists, politicians and academics fear in the event of being branded ‘anti-semitic’. Most do not have the moral courage to unreservedly criticise Israel.

Jan 17 04:12

The Murderous Zionist Butchers Of Israel

I have no words to describe the Zionist butchers and their crimes in Gaza. The United States along with its Western allies are as guilty murderers as are the beasts in Israel. George W Bush, Dick Cheney, and Condi Rice are the murderers that have to be tried in a court of law for the continuous crimes they have committed.
Having said that; I like to point out that the murderous government of the United States is complicit in these crimes because certain segment of the American population that practice a dirtiest form of cult, falsely named Christians-Evangelicals.

Jan 17 04:11

Orion Dominates Winter Night Sky

Astronomer Robert H. Baker (1880-1962) once wrote of the Great Hunter or Celestial Warrior, Orion, that he shines "like a gigantic piece of celestial jewelry through the frosty winter air."

Jan 17 04:09

First Look Inside Dark Moon Craters

Using a NASA radar flying aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists are getting their first look inside the moon's coldest, darkest craters, where some suspect ice may be hiding.

Jan 17 04:00

China becomes third largest economy

China overtook Germany to become the world’s third-largest economy in 2007 after the Chinese authorities revised upwards the figures for growth during that year.

Jan 16 21:15

Trend Alert: Israel War To Ignite World War III

An attack on Iran by either Israel or the US will spark the onset of World War III

Jan 16 21:07

Wipe them all ( You have to see this )

Jan 16 20:54

An Inaugural Day Prayer for Our New Fuhrer

Dear Almighty Jesus God in Heaven, on this Inauguration Day 2009, please bless our new Nazi Fuhrer, Fuhrer President Barack Hussein Obama, as he prepares to rain oppression, theft, murder and rape upon us his sheeple-people here in America and millions more worldwide.

Jan 16 20:46

Amero, North American Union - What are the Facts?

Have you heard rumors circulating about the North American Union? Have you heard rumors about the "Amero?" Have you heard rumors of the New World Order? Here are some thoughts and links I hope you will find useful in your search for the truth.

Jan 16 15:45

Curb your dog, pay the fine, or get a life.

HeraldNet - Snohomish County's online news source | Friday, Jan 16, 2009

SEATTLE -- A man who was given a ticket while walking his dog in a Seattle park is challenging the city's poop scoop law.

The man, Steve Guiling of Mount Vernon, was given the $54 citation in November for failing to carry scoop equipment as he walked his dog Amy in Discovery Park.

He told The Seattle Times there's no definition of such equipment, and he could easily find a plastic bag or use his hands.

Jan 16 15:18

Senate ignored Hillary Clinton's record of criminal activities

Shocker! Senators accused of ethics lapse
Panel refused to investigate Hillary Clinton's scandals
Posted: January 16, 2009
12:10 am Eastern
© 2009 WorldNetDaily

A formal complaint has been filed with the U.S. Senate Ethics Committee over the refusal by the Foreign Relations Committee to investigate a wide range of scandals, including "Chinagate" and "Filegate," in Sen. Hillary Clinton's past while she was questioned for her appointment to secretary of state.

Larry Klayman, known for pursuing Clinton scandals in the 1990s as founder of the government watchdog Judicial Watch, filed the complaint after the Foreign Relations Committee ignored his request.

Jan 16 15:12

Attempted elimination of bank execs failed?

BofA, Wells Employees Were Aboard Crashed Plane
January 15, 2009, 7:04 pm

What was perhaps the most riveting story in New York on Thursday afternoon had almost nothing to do with finance: a US Airways plane that plunged into the Hudson River on the West Side of Manhattan.

But there was still a banking angle to the story. Among the roughly 150 people on the plane, which was bound for Charlotte, N.C., were employees from both Bank of America and Wells Fargo. Authorities said everyone was safely escorted off the plane.

Bank of America, the troubled Charlotte-based bank, said 23 employees were aboard the plane. Wells Fargo, which acquired Charlotte-based Wachovia, had three employees on board.

A Wells Fargo spokeswoman told Dow Jones Newswires that “all three are safe.”

Jan 16 14:39

Pentagon Official Admits U.S. Engaged in Torture of Guantanamo Bay Prisoner

It's official: Top Bush Administration military personnel are now international war criminals. That's the upshot of an admission by senior Pentagon official Susan Crawford who has gone on the record today, admitting that the U.S. military engaged in the torture of at least one captive at Guantanamo Bay (and common sense tells you it wasn't limited to just one).

Jan 16 14:18

GE Capital to Cut 11,000 Jobs This Year

Rachel Layne | Bloomberg.com | Jan 16, 2009

The reductions are part of GE Capital’s announced plan to reduce expenses by $2 billion this year, said the people, who didn’t want to be identified because the numbers aren’t public. The savings goal also includes expenses such as office closings.

The job-cut figures are based on an average salary of $175,000 at GE Capital, the people said.

Jan 16 14:12

New Zealand pubs ban Israelis over Gaza operation

Sign placed at entrance to pub in Kaikoura reads, 'Israelis not welcome before Gaza shelling stops'; two Israeli woman ordered to leave another pub because 'Israel kills innocent babies and women'

Jan 16 13:22

Canada complicit in Israeli war crimes

By Jim Miles

Canada lives in the unfortunate position of being under the thrall of U.S. media for most of its information and cultural relevance. At the same time, its own media, apart from the national broadcast company, CBC, is highly centralized under the influence of two media empires (Canwest Global and CTV GlobeMedia) who support the same kind of biased coverage that is provided by the U.S.

In sum, Canadians who wish to receive a balanced view of events in the Middle East, Gaza in particular, have to rely on alternate or external media. Canwest Global (Israel Aspers’ media empire) provides nightly updates with little context and “balanced” reporting of showing deaths in Israel from the Qassam rockets as being equally as devastating as the IDF attacks in Gaza.

Jan 16 12:59

Israel using “DIME” weapons on civilian population in Gaza

Dr Gilbert, a Norwegian Dr has just confirmed on PRESS TV that the Israelis are using a new type of weapon that shred’s the body in pieces. If the person lives they will develop Cancer and Leukemia. The Dr has said that these weapons are against international law and that most people coming into the hospital have been injured by this weapon, women and children have been affected by this weapon They are called Dense Inert Metal Explosive (DIME). Apparently it’s, designed for low “collateral damage” yet, it is highly carcinogenic and harmful to the environment. Doctors in Gaza noticed cases of amputated limbs with evidence of intense heat at the point of amputation but no shrapnel.

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Jan 16 12:07

The question that may never go away: Who really is Barack Obama?

The question that may never go away: Who really is Barack Obama?

In his autobiography, "Dreams From My Fathers", Barack Obama writes of taking a job at some point after graduating from Columbia University in 1983. He describes his employer as "a consulting house to multinational corporations" in New York City, and his functions as a "research assistant" and "financial writer".

The odd part of Obama's story is that he doesn't mention the name of his employer. However, a New York Times story of 2007 identifies the company as Business International Corporation.10 Equally odd is that the Times did not remind its readers that the newspaper itself had disclosed in 1977 that Business International had provided cover for four CIA employees in various countries between 1955 and 1960.11

Jan 16 12:06

Paulson & Bair Designing "Aggregate Bank" to buy Worthless Assets from Deadbeat Banks

Rebecca Christie | Bloomberg News | Jan 16, 2009

The heads of the U.S. Treasury and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. gave further momentum to the idea of a new government-backed bank to remove toxic assets from lenders’ balance sheets.

Jan 16 11:46

Healthcare For All Far Less Than the Wall Street Bailouts

First-of-Its Kind Study: Medicare for All (Single-Payer) Reform Would Be Major Stimulus for Economy with 2.6 Million New Jobs, $317 Billion in Business Revenue, $100 Billion in Wages

Jan 16 10:09

The U.S. Economy is being Marched to the Gallows

The upcoming Financial Stimulus package courtesy of the new Economic dream team has left numerous economists and analysts quaking in their boots. We are seeing predictions of hyperinflation, the destruction of the dollar, the flight of U.S. creditors, the prospect of widespread civil unrest and a descent in to a Greater Depression.

Jan 16 09:29

Ford Model T - 100 Years Later

Jan 16 09:16

A Deflationary Environment may be Just What America Needs

Every crisis has a silver lining. For years we in the Western world have been taught that the absolute worst thing that could happen to an economy is deflation, a retrenchment in the value of goods and services.

Jan 16 09:12

Genetic Snapshot Of Iceland 1000 Years Ago

Scientists at deCODE genetics have completed the largest study of ancient DNA from a single population ever undertaken.

Jan 16 09:10

Israel versus America

January 16, 2009
Israel versus America
Is the 'special relationship' over?
by Justin Raimondo

The role played by Israel as the catalyst for war in the Middle East was dramatically underscored the other day, when David Sanger of the New York Times reported Israel had requested access to "bunker-buster" bombs developed by the US, and also clearance for flying over Iraqi airspace to get at Iran. Both requests were denied.

Jan 16 08:53

Ukraine Rejects Once Again Russian Gas Transit

The Ukraine has once again refused to fulfill the request of the Russian energy monopoly "Gazprom" for the transit of 99,2 M cubic meter of gas, the Russian information agency "Novosti" reported Friday.

Novosti are quoting the spokesperson of the Ukrainian "Naftogaz" Valentin Zemlyansky.

Zemlyansky confirmed that the transit of Russian gas through the Ukrainian territory remains impossible.

"Our answer is the same as the one from yesterday: a technology agreement first, gas transit second," the spokesperson declared.

In the mean time there is growing frustration with both countries among European officials.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is due to meet Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Germany on Friday, warned that Russia could damage its reputation as a reliable energy supplier if the dispute continued.

Jan 16 08:23

Bank of America Has First Loss in 17 Years, Gets $138 Billion U.S. Bailout

Bank of America Posts Quarterly Loss After Bailout

David Mildenberg and Linda Shen | Jan 16, 2009

(Bloomberg) -- Bank of America Corp., the largest U.S. bank by assets, posted its first loss since 1991 and cut the dividend to a penny after receiving emergency government funds to support the acquisition of Merrill Lynch & Co.

The fourth-quarter loss of $1.79 billion, or 48 cents a share, compared with net income of $268 million, or 5 cents, a year earlier, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based company said in a statement today. Results didn't include a $15.3 billion loss at Merrill, acquired this month.

The losses, coupled with the U.S. lifeline of $138 billion, put more pressure on Chief Executive Officer Kenneth D. Lewis [...]

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