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Dec 13 08:00

Tarpley-War Is Peace-Peace Is War

Dec 13 07:56

Cancer profiteering? New chemo drug costs $30,000 a month

Big Pharma's pill pushers and natural remedy skeptics are always trying to drill one idea into your brain: "Natural remedies are a ripoff!" they say. "And they aren't even proven to work!"

In response to those skeptics, allow me to introduce a new cancer treatment drug called Folotyn, made by a small drug company named Allos Therapeutics. It costs $30,000 a month. That's a thousand dollars a day, mathematically speaking.

But here's the best part: Folotyn has never been proven to save lives.

Dec 13 07:49

Bayer Admits GMO Contamination is Out of Control

Bayer has admitted it has been unable to control the spread of its genetically-engineered organisms despite 'the best practices [to stop contamination]'(1). It shows that all outdoors field trials or commercial growing of GE crops must be stopped before our crops are irreversibly contaminated.

Dec 13 07:48

Hundreds Demanding Globalist Agenda Arrested at Copenhagen

Duped by the junk science of the climate change scam, thousands of people rallied in Copenhagen to demand immediate implementation of the globalist agenda to deliver “rich nations” into a New Dark Age. Bamboozled protesters called for an end to “capitalism,” “tough measures on climate change,” and “action instead of words.”

Dec 13 07:48

The Global Problem of Turbulence Cooling

Could the widespread use of windmills be responsible for recent observations that the European continent is rapidly cooling?

[Chairman] "This session of the Rotterdam Congress on Global Turbulence Cooling in the year of our Lord 1647 will now come to order. [Gavel strikes] Before the initial period of testimony and investigation begins, the chair recognizes brief opening remarks by Mijnheer de Dokter Jut Om Brom, the leading expert on windmill effects in climate change.

Dec 13 07:45

The Weapons Used In Iraq - Afghanistan Have Far Reaching Effects

We have seen the terrible consequences to human life and the environment that has been caused by weapons that contain uranium components. Genetically speaking the US and UK have destroyed the DNA of the Iraqi people as well as causing catastrophic effects on the environment.

Presidents and Prime Ministers really have a lot to answer for when they started the wars in the Balkans, Kuwait, Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Gaza and now Pakistan. We are now seeing their continued aggression and intimidation against Iran and North Korea and one wonders that they have up their sleeve.

What we the public do not understand is that these very acts alone and the weapons being used are creating a mass genocide of millions of people around the world.

Dec 13 07:43

Houston biggest US city to elect openly gay mayor

Houston became the largest U.S. city to elect an openly gay mayor, with voters handing a solid victory to City Controller Annise Parker after a hotly contested runoff.

Parker defeated former city attorney Gene Locke with 53.6 percent of the vote Saturday in a race that had a turnout of only 16.5 percent.

Dec 13 07:37

CLIMATEGATE - Armed Response for Climategate Question about the Leaked Emails!

Dec 13 07:33

Obama's Big Sellout

What's most troubling is that we don't know if Obama has changed, or if the influence of Wall Street is simply a fundamental and ineradicable element of our electoral system. What we do know is that Barack Obama pulled a bait-and-switch on us. If it were any other politician, we wouldn't be surprised. Maybe it's our fault, for thinking he was different.

Dec 13 07:24

Sign at homeless camp: 'Welcome to Obamaville'

Residents of Colorado Springs, Colo., have a mystery on their hands: Who came up with the idea to erect a sign reading "Welcome to Obamaville" on the site of a homeless tent camp in the city?

The sign, which was visible from the Cimarron Street ramp to Interstate 25, clearly conveyed a political jab at rising unemployment under President Barack Obama, for it read in full, "Welcome to Obamaville – Colorado's fastest growing community."

Dec 13 07:19

Get Global Warming Out of Our Schools

Because of the recent revelations of "Climategate" (see source materials below) and my experience raising two children in private and public schools in California, I believe we need to start a nationwide campaign to get "global warming" immediately removed from the curriculum of our schools.

Dec 13 06:41

Need a job? The Government is hiring and the pay is sweet!

The number of federal workers earning six-figure salaries has exploded during the recession, according to a USA TODAY analysis of federal salary data.

Federal employees making salaries of $100,000 or more jumped from 14% to 19% of civil servants during the recession's first 18 months — and that's before overtime pay and bonuses are counted.

Dec 13 06:29

Settlement Freeze? Just kidding!

I talk about this Middle East game of “smoke and mirrors” that the U.S. and Israel have been playing with the Palestinians for years. It is a game that is completely under Israel’s control; it makes the rules, breaks the rules, and changes the rules as needed...

Dec 13 05:57

Copenhagen climate summit descends into row as 350 protesters arrested

While anarchists and left-wing activists fought running street battles with police in the Danish capital, the split that the Copenhagen climate summit has exposed between wealthy and impoverished nations was laid bare with news that ministers from a select clique of 40 countries were dining together away from the summit venue.

Dec 13 05:55

Tony Blair told by Azerbaijan victims: 'Give your £90,000 speaker's fee to charity'

His visit was a coup for the country's rulers as his well-known grin beamed out on state television from a press conference to homes throughout the small, oil-rich nation

The former prime minister flew to Azerbaijan where he met the country's president and visited a methanol factory owned by a multi-millionaire businessman.

Dec 13 05:53

Modern life causes brain overload, study finds

Through email, the internet, television and other media, people are deluged with around 100,000 words a day – equivalent to 23 words per second, researchers claim.

Scientists from the University of San Diego, California, who conducted the research, believe that the information overload may be having a detrimental effect on our brains.

Dec 13 05:52

New night vision goggles that ''turn night into day''!

Scientists from Vanderbilt University Medical Centre have developed new night vision goggles which can help people in air ambulance service.

The technology was earlier used for military operations or secret spy missions. They have the ability to enhance light 10,000 times and turn night into day.

Dec 13 05:37

A true Google phone appears to be imminent

Rumours have circulated over the last few months that Google is preparing its own mobile handset. Google has not yet commented but Mario Queiroz, Google’s vice president of product management, wrote yesterday on the Google Mobile blog that the company had given its employees a new mobile device to test.

Queiroz said that Google employees were testing “a device that combines innovative hardware from a partner with software that runs on Android to experiment with new mobile features and capabilities”.

Dec 12 21:29

WHO ‘Mr Flu’ under investigation for gross conflict of interest

The man with the nickname “Dr Flu”, Professor Albert Osterhaus, of the Erasmus University in Rotterdam Holland has been named by Dutch media researchers as the person at the center of the worldwide Swine Flu H1N1 Influenza A 2009 pandemic hysteria. Not only is Osterhaus the connecting person in an international network that has been described as the Pharma Mafia, he is THE key advisor to WHO on influenza and is intimately positioned to personally profit from the billions of euros in vaccines allegedly aimed at H1N1.

Dec 12 21:24

You Won't Believe What Bernanke Said At His 2005 Confirmation Hearings

"Moreover, the agencies have made clear that no bank is too-big-too-fail, so that bank management, shareholders, and un-insured debt holders understand that they will not escape the consequences of excessive risk-taking. In short, although vigilance is necessary, I believe the systemic risk inherent in the banking system is well-managed and well-controlled.”

Dec 12 20:10

Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian citizen in central Gaza

12/12/2009 – 10:06 AM

BREIJ, (PIC)– A Palestinian man was shot and killed by the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) east of Breij refugee camp in central Gaza Strip on Saturday, medical sources reported.

They told the PIC that Sami Abu Khosa, 45, was hit with several bullets in the abdomen and other parts of his body and his condition was critical.

The citizen was admitted into ICU but died of his wounds shortly afterwards, the sources said.

IOF soldiers opened machinegun fire at the area east of Breij hitting and killing Abu Khosa.

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Dec 12 19:18

CIA admits Blackwater presence in Pakistan

Press TV - December 12, 2009 08:13:42 GMT
US Central Intelligence Agency Director Leon Panetta

Despite repeated denials, the CIA has now confirmed that US security contractor Xe Services, formerly known as Blackwater, has been operating in Pakistan.

CIA spokesman George Little said that agency Director Leon Panetta has terminated a contract with Xe services that allowed the company’s employees to load bombs on CIA drones at secret airfields in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Although the spokesman denied that Blackwater was currently involved in CIA operations in Pakistan and Afghanistan, his comments, contradicted past US assertions that the company does not operate in Pakistan.

Dec 12 19:16

Pakistan arrests 3 US embassy employees

Press TV – December 12, 2009 08:06:16 GMT

Pakistani security forces have arrested another three US citizens working at the American Consulate for filming sensitive installations in the eastern city of Lahore.

Police arrested three American nationals including a woman in the Sherpao bridge area of Lahore as they were filming sensitive government buildings, a Press TV correspondent reported.

According to Pakistani police all three were employees of the US embassy.

The US citizens were taken to a police station and later released after a three-hour inquiry.

Police have impounded their vehicle for legal action as it was bearing false license plates.

Dec 12 18:08

Winter's wrath sweeps across Canada

Winter is announcing its early presence with authority across the country today.

The Prairie provinces are mired in a bitter cold snap. Environment Canada has issued wind chill warnings across the region, affecting large parts of Manitoba and Alberta and almost all of Saskatchewan.

Most can expect temperatures of -40 degrees Celsius, dropping to as low as -50 C in some parts of the province over the next 24 hours.

While the forecast for major cities such as Calgary, Edmonton and Saskatoon are all hovering around -30 C, forecasters are calling for a frigid -45 C once the wind-chill is factored in.

Dec 12 17:34

Change blindness: research and history how Americans are as blind to US fascism as Nazi-era Germans

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Psychological research demonstrates that large-scale dramatic change can escape attention when the change is unsuspected, unannounced, and agents causing the change act as if nothing is different. Two areas of this cognitive study are “change blindness” and “inattentional blindness.” When we include consideration of “cognitive dissonance,” the rejection of facts when they conflict with important beliefs, we can approach an explanation of how educated citizens could accept fascism when it was unsuspected, unannounced, and the responsible agents fraudulently represented the new government as no different from the old. Cognitive dissonance would deter many people to accept the new reality, even when the facts were clear.

Dec 12 16:46

History to Obama: Yes, we have made war on democracies

"America has never fought a war against a democracy, and our closest friends are governments that protect the rights of their citizens." --- President Barack Obama, December 10, 2009

I set out to listen to the president's speech today after only catching bits of it here at work. And to read the text, too, after all, as the Rude Pundit said, this is Obama talking to History. The occasion requires careful attention.

Clearly, Americans listen to Obama differently than the rest of the world listens. But for the people of Latin America, this claim of his is a stomach punch. The window of hope and goodwill and support Barack Obama inspired among progressive Latin American leaders and even among the peoples of Latin America during his campaign just slammed shut.

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