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Aug 04 19:54

Hundreds of banks will fail, Roubini tells Barron's

The United States is in the second inning of a recession that will last for at least 18 months and help kill off hundreds of banks, influential economist and New York University Professor Nouriel Roubini told Barron's in Sunday's edition.

Taxpayers will pay a big price for helping bail out the rest of the financial services industry as well, Roubini said -- at least $1 trillion and more likely $2 trillion.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Bend over and lube it up; that's the patriotic thing to do!

Meanwhile, check out this blast from the past and don't say I didn't warn you!

Aug 04 19:17

An Anthrax tip...

I have been a close friend of Dr. Bruce Ivins for years. The FBI needed a scapegoat, especially after Stephen Hatfill, whose foot the FBI ran over, won a $5.2 M lawsuit against them.

The new FBI director needed a capture in this case. So, they took all of the Ft. Detrick anthrax researchers and put them under intense interrogation.

Aug 04 18:06

Study: 1 in 4 soldiers at war have hearing loss

After more than five years of war marked by multiple deployments, many combat veterans are developing long-term health problems, raising the risk that ailing troops are being sent back into combat.

Since 2003, 43,000 troops who were classified as medically unfit in the weeks prior to deployment were still sent to war, Pentagon statistics show. That number began to drop after 2003, but the trend has reversed in the last two years. Central Command, which oversees troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, is drafting rules that could make it more difficult to send unfit troops to war.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Anyone feel a draft?!?

Aug 04 16:46

OVERFILLED BIN? YOU FACE £110 FINE BY ‘BULLIES’

MINISTERS have ordered people who overfill their bins to be punished more severely than shoplifters, drug users and dangerous drivers. Official guidance from the Department of the Environ-ment to local councils says they must impose fines of “not less than £75” and up to £110 on taxpayers who disobey rubbish rules.

Aug 04 16:44

Drivers face higher parking charges under controversial new car tax band linked to engine emissions

Motorists face a second onslaught from the planned changes to road tax under rules linking the cost of parking outside their home to engine emissions. Owners of many ordinary family cars face higher bills for annual residents permits, motoring organisations warned today.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"How much more money can we screw out of these idiots?"

Aug 04 16:43

William Greider Raps Predatory Usury Schemes

“Usurers” were placed in the “Seventh Circle of Hell” along with Blasphemers and Sodomites. -Dante’s “Inferno”

Aug 04 16:43

"Whole Load Of Crap"-Larisa Alexandrovna Has Low Down On "Therapist" To The Anthrax Suspect

Okay, well the more research I do into the now infamous Ms. Jean C. Duley - the "therapist" who filed a restraining order against the alleged anthrax attacks suspect Bruce E. Ivins - the more her story sounds like a whole load of crap.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Ditto.

Aug 04 16:42

July planned layoffs rise 26 percent vs June

Planned layoffs at U.S. companies jumped 26 percent in July from June, depicting further deterioration in the labor market, a report showed on Monday.

Aug 04 16:37

Games spam attack alert

Internet security company Symantec has warned computer users and businesses about an increase in spam and phishing attacks in the lead-up to the Beijing Olympics.

Aug 04 16:36

Mounting questions over US anthrax probe and scientist’s alleged suicide

One week after an Army germ warfare scientist apparently committed suicide, there are mounting questions over the government’s handling of the investigation into the 2001 anthrax attacks and expressions of skepticism regarding the sensationalized media coverage of the past four days.

Aug 04 15:29

Ivins is the Third Scientist the FBI has Tried to Pin the Anthrax Attacks On

Ivins is the third scientist who the government has accused of being the Anthrax killer.

First the Egyptian scientist, Dr. Ayaad Assaad, was framed.

When that frame-up fell apart, they tried to frame Stephen Hatfill.

Now, a couple of weeks after the frame-up against Hatfill unravelled, they are claiming that Ivins is the guy.

Aug 04 14:00

FLASHBACK - The FBI Anthrax Attacks Cover-Up

The FBI should just shut the hell up, because every time they come out with another of these lame stories, it just hammers home the point that there is a cover-up in this case.

Aug 04 13:57

FLASHBACK - THE GREAT ANTHRAX STOCK SWINDLE!

So, good old Admiral Crowe and his fellow investors in BioPort are set to make a bundle off of the Anthrax scare. Especially when market demand pushes the price of the product high up above the contracted for $3.50 an ounce. And who are those fellow investors? Well, another part of BioPort is owned by the Carlyle Group. That's George H. W. Bush's current occupation.

Aug 04 13:55

The Anthrax Attack Was a Classic False Flag Operation Targeting Arabs

Would Arab terrorists have targeted only Congress men who were likely to oppose the Patriot Act and other tyrannical measures? Would they have gotten that specific in their targeting? In order to terrorize America as a whole, wouldn't real Arab terrorists have sent anthrax to the Congressional leaders of both parties, regardless of their political postures towards particular legislation?

Aug 04 13:01

Officials: Sorority obsession seen in anthrax case

The top suspect in the 2001 anthrax attacks was obsessed with a sorority that sat less than 100 yards away from a New Jersey mailbox where the toxin-laced letters were sent, authorities said Monday.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

But if you read further in, they admit that they cannot place Ivins in Princeton on the day the anthrax letters were actually mailed.

The smear goes on, with the usual anonymous sources, the "therepist" who actually is only a substance abuse counselor (with a history of DUIs), and gag orders on all the actual witnesses.

Aug 04 12:58

Karadzic 'lived under protectionof CIA agents until he broke deal'

The former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic lived under US protection after the Dayton peace accords until the CIA intercepted a phone call in which he broke the terms of a "secret deal" to stay out of politics, a Serbian newspaper claims.

"Karadzic, indicted for genocide and war crimes, was under US protection until 2000, when the CIA intercepted his telephone conversation that clearly proved he personally chaired a meeting of his old political party," the Belgrade daily Blic quoted a "well-informed US intelligence source" as saying.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

What other war criminals is the CIA actually protecting?

Aug 04 12:56

Court Documents Shed Light on CIA Illegal Operations in Central Asia Using Islam & Madrassas

In a recent immigration court case involving Turkish Islamic Leader, Fetullah Gulen, US prosecutors exposed an illegal, covert, CIA operation involving the intentional Islamization of Central Asia. This operation has been ongoing since the fall of the Soviet Union in an ongoing Cold War to control the vast energy resources of the region - Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan - estimated to be worth $3 trillion.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So, CIA is using Islamic groups as fronts for covert operations?

Hardly news here at WRH!

Aug 04 12:52

FBI concedes Aafia Siddiqui in US custody: lawyer

Five years after her mysterious disappearance in Karachi, the FBI has finally conceded that an MIT-trained Pakistani neuroscientist is alive and is in US custody in Afghanistan.

Aug 04 12:51

US junk-bond defaults may quadruple

Defaults on American corporate junk bonds could more than quadruple in the next year as the declining economy in the United States severely restricts companies' ability to repay their debts, the Standard & Poor's ratings agency has said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The Neocons have wrecked this nation's economy in service to Israel's wars.

Aug 04 12:50

A lesson in propaganda

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Everything in this article is designed to portray Iran as the bad guy, even the carefully chosen photo of their spokesman caught in a smirk.

To read this article, you would think Iran was on the verge of nuking the rest of the world. That is, of course, the intention.

But the hard facts remain...

1. Iran, which like the US has signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, has a legal right to build nuclear power stations and to construct the fuel rods for those power stations.

2. Nobody has produced any evidence that Iran is doing anything else with its nuclear research than building power stations. All 16 of the United States Intelligence Agencies are unanimous in concluding that Iran does not have a nuclear weapons program and has not had one going back to at least 2003.

3. George Bush has decided to ignore all 16 US Intelligence agencies and rely on Israel for all intelligence regarding Iran's plans. This despite ...

4. Israel made the same accusations against Iraq, then bombed the power station at Osirik claiming it concealed a clandestine weapons factory. An examination of the ruins following the US invasion of Iraq failed to produce any evidence to support Israel's claims.

5. Israel, through its spy operation inside the Pentagon provided much of the now-discredited claims that Saddam had nuclear and biological weapons in the run up to the invasion in 2003.

6. Of all the nations in the Middle East, only one nation is known to have a (formerly) clandestine weapons factory under a supposedly peaceful reactor and that is Israel itself.

What Iran has actually said is that they anticipate a US attack on Iran since Iran (like Iraq and Afghanistan) does not actually have nuclear weapons and is therefore an easy target. In response to such an unprovoked attack, Iran will strike back where it can, closing off the flow of oil to the rest of the world.

If I were Iran, watching Israel whip the US into a pit-bull frenzy to send after my people, I would probably do the same.

Aug 04 12:38

Ministers spend £2million on 'spin' TV documentaries to raise profile of Blunkett's Bobbies

Ministers were plunged into a damaging new 'spin' row last night after it emerged they have lavished almost £2million of taxpayers' money on television documentaries.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This should not be a surprise. All governments propagandize their populations. Here in the United States, the largest single customer of public relations firms is the US Government. Indeed it was a public relations firm, Hill & Knowlton, that concocted the infamous "Incubator" lie used to help trick Americans into supporting the first Iraq war.

Aug 04 10:45

‘Suicide’ of Anthrax Scientist–Another Mossad Frame Up?

The last week of July, all across America could be heard an almost audible sigh of relief as headlines blared the news on the hour every hour that ‘he’ had finally been caught, the ‘he’ in this case being the infamous bioterrorist (unknown and unnamed up to this point) who sent deadly anthrax through the US mail system a mere week after the attacks of 9/11, leading to the deaths of 5.

Aug 04 10:41

BEDSIDE BLACKMAIL ~~ ‘TALK OR DIE’

Seriously ill Palestinian patients are being pressured to collaborate with Israeli intelligence by informing on militant and other activities in return for being allowed out of Gaza for medical treatment a report says today.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The withholding of medical care to coerce a patient is, I believe, a war crime.

Aug 04 10:36

The Patsy Was Bruce Ivins the anthrax killer?

In what seems very similar to the coordinated series of "leaks" that pinned the blame on Steven J. Hatfill, a former bio-warfare scientist recently awarded nearly $6 million in recompense and effectively exonerated, the effort to posthumously demonize Ivins has blanketed the "mainstream" media.

Aug 04 10:35

Report reveals violations against Palestinian children in Israeli jails

Khafsh said that the humiliating practices against children starts from the moment of kidnapping them from their homes at late hours and beating them as being transported to Israeli detention centers other than the cruel ways of interrogation and arbitrary proceedings used by Israeli courts against them.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Imagine, for one moment, that the kid you see in the photo at the top of the article was your kid, who had done absolutely nothing wrong.

He gets kidnapped, beaten, and abused to get him to say what his Israeli guards want him to say.

This is what Palestinian families have to deal with on a daily basis.

Aug 04 10:30

'Tell us who the terrorists are if you want the doctor'

Seriously ill Palestinian patients are being pressured to collaborate with Israeli intelligence by informing on militant and other activities in return for being allowed out of Gaza for medical treatment a report says today.

Israel's domestic intelligence agency, Shin Bet, is playing an increasingly important role in determining whether patients should be allowed to keep hospital appointments in Israel or the West Bank, Physicians for Human Rights Israel [PHR] will claim.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This must be why sick infants and toddlers are left to die: they can be of no informational value to Shin Bet.

Aug 04 10:25

John McCain considers Jewish running mate

Eric Cantor, 45, would be a dramatic choice for Mr McCain, who is running almost level with Barack Obama in national polls but whose aides believe he needs to shake-up the White House race if he is to prevail in November's general election.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Imagine my shock.

Aug 04 10:21

Jean C. Duley... tell us again...

Okay, well the more research I do into the now infamous Ms. Jean C. Duley - the "therapist" who filed a restraining order against the alleged anthrax attacks suspect Bruce E. Ivins - the more her story sounds like a whole load of crap.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Blame the dead guy, protect the guilty, hide the accomplices, and wave movie stars at us until we forget.

Aug 04 09:24

AN OPEN LETTER TO MERCEDES SOUSA ~~ ‘DON’T SING IN ISRAEL’

Below is an open letter to Mercedes Sousa, best known as ‘the voice for the voiceless ones.’ As an outspoken critic of the fascist coup in Argentina she became recognised as a friend of freedom and justice throughout the world. Her planned trip to Israel will permanently destroy that beautiful image of her.

Aug 04 09:23

Russian court: Nevzlin guilty of murder

The Moscow city court found Nevzlin, one of the top executives at the now defunct Yukos oil company, guilty of ordering several murders and attempted murders, including the killing of a local mayor. Nevzlin, who lives in Israel, was tried in absentia.

Aug 04 09:23

A second, far larger wave of U.S. mortgage defaults is building

After two years of upward spiraling defaults, the problems with mortgages made to people with weak, or subprime, credit are showing the first, tentative signs of leveling off.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So here we are, in a nation that loaned out money like candy while the jobs were being sent overseas with the assistance of the US Government, and now everyone is scratching their heads and wondering what the hell happened.

Aug 04 09:20

Prescription Data Used To Assess Consumers

Collecting and analyzing personal health information in commercial databases is a fledgling industry, but one poised to take off as the nation enters the age of electronic medical records. While lawmakers debate how best to oversee the shift to computerized records, some insurers have already begun testing systems that tap into not only prescription drug information, but also data about patients held by clinical and pathological laboratories.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Profit lies in selling health insurance only to those people who do not need it!

Aug 04 08:47

Iran: 'new weapon' for use at sea tested

Iran's official IRNA news agency is quoting the chief of the country's Revolutionary Guards as saying that Iran has tested a new weapon for use at sea.

The commander, Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, claimed the new marine weapon is "unique in the world" and has a range of 186 miles.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"And Dick Cheney was nice enough to send that over to us!"

Aug 04 08:45

Anthrax Evidence Is Called Circumstantial

The evidence amassed by F.B.I. investigators against Dr. Bruce E. Ivins, the Army scientist who killed himself last week after learning that he was likely to be charged in the anthrax letter attacks of 2001, was largely circumstantial, and a grand jury in Washington was planning to hear several more weeks of testimony before issuing an indictment, a person who has been briefed on the investigation said on Sunday.

Aug 04 08:37

Bush Hitler Family Values Eugenics of Prescott Bush & George Herbert Walker

FIRST we must establish the networks of connectedness, that lying criminals and murderers were connected together as organized crime, and that they took contol of government to hide their criminal history and to keep on doing more. The most recent four generations of Bush Family members have publically advocated for mass murder, forced sterilizations, elimination of the weak members of the human race. Three of the last four generations also masterbated in the nude in a coffin surrounded by a large group of men, in the dark cult using a pirate flag insignia called "Skull and Bones".

Webmaster's Commentary: 

A large collection of links showing that it is not a coincidence that present day America is starting to look like 1930s Germany.

Aug 04 08:30

Ambrose Loses The Plot

In a sense, I can see where he is coming from. He sees the onrushing collapse of global manufacturing as a result of the collapse of the financial system. So, he argues, the demand for commodities will also collapse.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

If you took all the economists in the world and laid them end to end they would still point in different directions!

Aug 04 08:29

Circuit City, Mad Magazine and Streisand

Someone at Circuit City sees a too-true-to-be-really-funny Mad Magazine parody of their beleaguered company and dashes off an e-mail demanding that all copies of the periodical be purged from the chain's shelves.

I already know that you're thinking two things?

"Mad Magazine still publishes?"

"And they sell it at Circuit City?"

Aug 04 08:21

Jean C Duley: So the guy threatening her is dead but now she's hiding out.

"Jean is currently at an undisclosed location," McFadden said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Why, if the guy who was threatening her is dead?

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