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February 25, 2010

Feb 25 09:48

Gordon Brown shouted 'you ruined my life' at Tony Blair

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Phony Tony ruined a LOT of peoples' lives.

Feb 25 09:47

UK Treasury to back hedge funds against Europe

London's powerful hedge fund and private equity communities are demanding an eleventh-hour intervention from the Treasury in a heated row with the European Commission over its directive on regulation that is due to be published on Wednesday.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

That's what screwed America.

Feb 25 09:46

Al Gore’s Communist Connection

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Communist Connection" as in "taking money from" as opposed to "living like."

See THE AL GORE AUDIO/VISUAL GALLERY

Feb 25 09:42

Farmers, Others Sue USDA Over Monsanto GMO Alfalfa

Opening another front in the battle over genetically modified crops, the lawsuit contends that the US Department of Agriculture improperly is allowing Monsanto Co to sell an herbicide-resistant alfalfa seed while failing to analyse the public health, environmental, and economic consequences of that action.

"The USDA failed to do a full environmental review when they deregulated this genetically engineered alfalfa," said Will Rastov, an attorney for Center for Food Safety, one of the plaintiffs. "They're going to wreak untold dangers into the environment."

The lawsuit asks the federal court in San Francisco to rescind the USDA's decision until a full environmental review has been completed.



Taboola
Feb 25 09:41

The Rationale for Keeping U.S. Forces in Iraq

With the deadline for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq at the end of next year creeping nearer, the U.S. has to find some way to convince the Iraqi government to allow a continued military presence, which is the likely outcome despite the U.S.-Iraq status of forces agreement containing the deadline.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Because Israel TOLD us to, dammit. THAT'S why!" -- Official White Horse Souse

Feb 25 09:40

IRAN CATCHES AMERICAN BACKED TERRORIST?

Jundallah is a militant Moslem organisation based in the Balochistan region in Pakistan, and it is said to be run by the CIA and its friends.

Feb 25 09:37

Delaroche's Execution of Lady Jane Grey: Royals to the slaughter

It's clear that when Delaroche shocked the Paris public in the 1830s, what he was really ­doing was presenting them, indirectly, with the mayhem of their own very recent revolution. The death of Lady Jane Grey had taken place centuries before; it provided a safe space for ­contemplation, allowing onlookers to meditate on the cruelty of history.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is not unlike Arthur Miller's "The Crucible", which although set at the time of the Salem Witch Trials was in reality a commentary on the McCarthy anti-communist purges that wrecked the careers of everyone who refused to support the creation of a cold war against our WW2 allies the Soviets.

Feb 25 09:31

Good neighbours tidy up their village... then get a ticking off from the council

They thought they were being helpful by collecting litter around their village.

But despite leaving the pavements and verges spotless not everyone was pleased with their efforts.

For it seems the volunteers of North Stifford, Essex, who filled 43 bags of rubbish during three hours of hard work, turned out to be a little too good at their job for the likes of the local council.

Now the litter pickers have received a reprimand suggesting that the results of their labours were 'excessive'.



Emigrate While You Still Can - Finca Bayano In Panama!

Finco Bayano
Feb 25 09:30

100,000 WORKERS FORCED OUT AT 65

MORE than 100,000 people were forced out of their jobs last year because they reached state pension age, it was claimed yesterday.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is a very subtly piece of propaganda. The governments of the EU and US have spent the retirement money of their people, and now have to sell them on the idea of never retiring at all.

And in order to prevent a righteous backlash, the purpose of this article is to convince you that you and everyone just like you really WANT to go on working until you die, and out of the kindness of your heart the government can just keep all those social security taxes they took from you over the years!!

Feb 25 09:26

Greek rescue in danger as deputy prime minister attacks 'Nazi' Germany

Greece has greatly damaged its chances of an EU bail-out by lashing out at Germany over war-time atrocities and accusing Italy of cooking its books to hide public debt.

Feb 25 09:26

It’s Save Your Banker Week

With 700 US banks in dire financial shape, and all 8000 US banks essentially leaning on borrowed money for required reserves, FDIC chairman Sheila Bair wants Americans to put more money in federally insured savings accounts "to help families withstand sudden changes in their economic well being," as she says it.

Banks not on the rebound

Don’t believe this for one moment. American bankers have played fast and loose with your banked money, leaving 19 million vacant homes in their wake, and an economy with millions of unemployed workers. Bair works for the bankers, not you.

Feb 25 09:26

US to increase numbers at Pine Gap

Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich this week went on his first tour of the Pine Gap Joint Defence Facility near Alice Springs.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The new Groom Lake?


Feb 25 09:20

Al Gore Is Lying Low -- for Good Reason

Once it becomes clear to everyone that the AGW theory is based on cleverly manipulated data twisted by rigged computer models controlled by several dozen IPCC politicians/scientists, we can expect that investors who lose millions by investing in these companies will eventually haul Mr. Gore and the insider IPCC scientists into court.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Followed by a first-class tarring and feathering.

Feb 25 09:18

Why American Business Fails

RULES IS RULES!

Don't let common sense get in the way of a good disaster.

Feb 25 09:17

Harkin: Public option dead for now

The chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Iowa Democrat Tom Harkin, told Salon Wednesday night that a public healthcare insurance option won't make into reform legislation this year.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So we are back to what I told you Obama was going to be peddling this year.

Obama will make sure every American has health insurance by ordering every American to buy health insurance.

Feb 25 09:16

Citibank Controversy Puts Dubious FDIC Guarantee Back In The Spotlight

The recent controversy surrounding Citibank’s advisory to its customers reserving the right to impose a 7 day restriction on withdrawals from their accounts is a stark reminder of the vulnerability of the fractional reserve banking system and the FDIC’s shaky guarantee that it can insure deposits in the event of a bank run.

As we reported last week, Citibank’s notice informing its customers of the right to request 7 days notice before funds can be withdrawn from all checking, savings and money market accounts was necessary to ensure compliance with Federal Reserve regulations.


Feb 25 09:15

World warming unhindered by cold spells: scientists

"January, according to satellite (data), was the hottest January we've ever seen," said Nicholls of Monash University's School of Geography and Environmental Science in Melbourne.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Which are you going to believe? Our Pretty Printed Pieces of Paper or your own damn lying eyes!"

After all the data shown to have been manipulated and falsified, these people have the gall to come back in the middle of yet another record snowstorm and toss more dubious numbers at us to prove that freezing equals global warming in the hopes that because they are using a satellite as their source, that you will not dare to doubt it.

Except that it wasn't all that long ago that the US claimed satellites proved Saddam was about to invade Saudi Arabia (he wasn't; Images purchased from a commercial satellite showed empty desert along the border). And scientists insisted that Satellites showed Noah's Ark on top of Mt. Ararat. That too turned out to be a hoax and a bluff.

The World Meteorological Organization cited as the authority for this claim is a part of the United Nations, which is pushing the global warming hoax to justify global carbon taxes and a new global government. World Meteorological Organization was created to come up with the "data" the IPCC was waving around. Yet the claim in this article that "2000-2009 was the hottest decade since records began in 1850" is directly contradicted by the recent interview with Dr. Phil Jones, the former head of Hadley CRU, who reversed himself and admitted that there isn't any statistically significant signs of warming for that same period of time.

"Freedom is slavery."

"War is peace."

"Ignorance is Strength."

"Freezing is global warming."

Feb 25 09:02

Farmers, Others Sue USDA Over Monsanto GMO Alfalfa

Opening another front in the battle over genetically modified crops, the lawsuit contends that the US Department of Agriculture improperly is allowing Monsanto Co to sell an herbicide-resistant alfalfa seed while failing to analyse the public health, environmental, and economic consequences of that action.

"The USDA failed to do a full environmental review when they deregulated this genetically engineered alfalfa," said Will Rastov, an attorney for Center for Food Safety, one of the plaintiffs. "They're going to wreak untold dangers into the environment."

The lawsuit asks the federal court in San Francisco to rescind the USDA's decision until a full environmental review has been completed.

Feb 25 08:51

IRS Commissioner Requests Additional $21m So IRS Will Not Answer Taxpayer Phone Calls 25% of the Time

In testimony yesterday before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman requested an additional $20.9 million to increase its level of telephone performance from 71% to 75%.

Feb 25 08:50

Schools turning into propaganda camps.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

No wonder the US can't compete with the rest of the world. Our schools are reminding American kids of why we are the good guys and everybody else are the bad guys while the rest of the world's children learn how to engineer new technology.


Feb 25 08:44

Widow of Austin plane crash victim sues pilot's wife

Valerie Hunter, the wife of Vernon Hunter, is accusing Sheryl Stack, wife of Andrew Joseph "Joe" Stack III, of negligence, alleging she she knew or should have known that her husband was a threat to others and, thus, could have prevented the attack, according to the lawsuit filed Monday in Travis County District Court.

Feb 25 08:39

Blue-collar workers hanging on by thread

They arrive at work at 7:25 a.m. and many of their cars are rusting buckets of crud. Except for the boss's. He drives a Volvo.

Walk in the door at Schaefer Screw Products and there is the enemy -- the clock. The oil vapors and solvents are overwhelming. The yellow light is dispiriting. The workers don't want to be here. The liquor bottles in the weedy lot out back tell part of the story. The graffiti in the bathroom -- profanely denouncing "hard workers" -- tells the rest.

Feb 25 08:38

Harper's Sincerity On Global Warming Questioned After Ex-Minister Assails Climate 'Alarmism'

Stephen Harper's sincerity in tackling climate change was challenged Wednesday after his former foreign affairs minister assailed what he described as alarmism over global warming.

The Prime Minister's Office insisted Maxime Bernier was speaking strictly for himself.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"I promised Al Gore I would ram carbon-taxes down all Canadian's throats and I am a man of my word!!!"

Feb 25 08:36

Blackwater guards stole weapons in Kabul and went on deadly rampage

Private American security guards working for the US military in Afghanistan removed hundreds of handguns and automatic weapons from stores intended for the exclusive use of the Afghan police and used them on drunken shooting rampages that killed two Afghan civilians and injured at least two more.

The guards included a former US Marine with a criminal record of assault and battery and a former soldier discharged from the US Army after testing positive for cocaine, Congress heard yesterday.


Feb 25 08:35

Doubts cloud closing of anthrax case

"He was leaning over the table, and I was on the other side of the table," Byrne said. "And he leaned forward and was just really excited at how finely milled the powder was."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Doesn't sound like he had ever seen it before, does it?

I have no doubt about the case. I have no doubt at all this was a classic FBI cover-up and frame-up.

The FBI has attempted to blame three different men for the anthrax Attacks, Dr. Steven Hatfill, Dr. Ayaad Assaad, and finally Dr. Bruce Ivins.

In both the Hatfill and Assaaad cases, the FBI was eventually forced to concede the men were innocent (wrecking Hatfill's life in the process). When Bruce Ivins died and was no longer able to defend hinmself, the FBI said "That'stheguycaseclosedthankyouforcomingtothepressconference" and slammed the door.

But...

As hard as the FBI pushed to lay the blame for the Anthrax letters on Dr. Steven Hatfill, Dr. Ayaad Assaad, and Dr. Bruce Ivins, the FBI worked equally hard to ignore a real suspect, Dr. Philip Zack, the one man actually caught by the security systems entering the lab where the anthrax used in the letters was kept, without authorization and after losing his job over a racially-motivated attack on the above Dr. Assaad, who is Egyptian and hated by the Jewish Dr. Zack.

But the FBI avoided Dr. Zack entirely.

Why?

Because Zack is Jewish? It should be noted that Hatfill's chief accuser and author of his torment was Dr. Barbara Rosenberg, who actively kept the FBI's attention focused on Hatfill.

One thing is clear. The actual letters included with the anthrax were written to look like they were mailed by semi-literate fanatical Arab muslims. Now that we know that the anthrax itself came from a US Government lab, and that Drrs. Hatfill, Assaad, and Ivins are not semi-literate Arabs, it is obvious that the one thing the anthrax investigation does prove beyond a shadow of a doubt is that there was a conspiracy to frame Arabs for terror attacks inside the United States.

Feb 25 08:22

Nato admits that deaths of 8 boys were a mistake

A night-time raid in eastern Afghanistan in which eight schoolboys from one family were killed was carried out on the basis of faulty intelligence and should never have been authorised, a Times investigation has found.

Ten children and teenagers died when troops stormed a remote mountain compound near the border with Pakistan in December.

At the time, Nato claimed that the assault force was targeting a “known insurgent group responsible for a series of violent attacks”. Officials said that the victims were involved in making and smuggling improvised explosive devices. But Western sources close to the case now agree that the victims were all aged 12 to 18 and were not involved in insurgent activity.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

We are killing more kids than actual enemy troops!

Feb 25 08:21

Business Booming for Israeli Real Estate Agents

Israeli real estate agents say prices have climbed more than 30%, even as the U.S. and European housing market suffer.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So why is the US and Europe still sending Israel billions of dollars in Cash? In the case of the US, the taxpayers have been forced to give Israel more than four times the entire cost of the Apollo Moon Program and all to a nation half the size of New Jersey!

And, since 1976, every single penny of that money has been illegal; a crime committed by the US Government against the American people. all that money the US sends to Israel is a CRIME AGAINST THE AMERICAN PEOPLE. Israel, a nuclear power with a not-so-clandestine weapons factory underneath Dimona, has never signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty despite requests to do so from both the US and UN. The Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 was amended by the Symington Amendment (Section 669 of the FAA) in 1976. It bans U.S. economic, and military assistance, and export credits to countries that deliver or receive, acquire or transfer nuclear enrichment technology when they do not comply with IAEA regulations and inspections. This provision, as amended, is now also contained in Section 101 of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA).

The Glenn Amendment (Section 670) was later adopted in 1977, and provided the same sanctions against countries that acquire or transfer nuclear reprocessing technology or explode or transfer a nuclear device. This provision, as amended, is now contained in Section 102 of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA).

Toss in a bunch of Bernie Madoffs and no wonder Israel has a great real estate market while Americans are losing their homes!

Feb 25 07:14

Margaret Sanger, Planned Parenthood's Racist Founder??

Margaret Sanger, Planned Parenthood's Racist Founder??

The Smithsonian is honoring one of the undefined20th century's most notorious eugenics proponents, Margaret Sanger. American Life League exposes Sanger's racist plan to create a "master race."


Feb 25 07:12

Bank of England says carry on printing money

Bank of England says carry on printing money

The madness of Mervyn King continues to show, stating that there should be more Quantitative Easing (money printing) on top of the £200bn he stole from savers already.... destroying the assets of savers savings, destroying pensions savings, and helping out the feckless New Labour government in it's quest to rack up unheard of levels of spending just to keep the state going, whilst the private sector collapses under the weight of paying for the economically unproductive public sector.

On announcing the good news to the markets that New Labour will print more money, it sent the markets lower and the UK Pound got devalued some more.

Feb 25 06:46

The JNF (Jewish National Fund) Tax Fraud

You can pretend that the Canadian political, corporate and media elite who actively promote the Racist JNF to Canadian adults and children aren't aware of the true nature of the JNF, however that won't erase the archived reports of JNF racism and complicity in ethnic cleansing that have been published by major Canadian newspapers, the Canadian Jewish News, the United Jewish Appeal of Toronto and in a domestically and internationally known TV documentary by Canadian Crown Corporation CBC's Fifth Estate in 1991. You can act as if the well documented paper trail of all this which is departmentally stamped and legally filed in the official records of the Canadian Human Rights Commission along with a departmentally stamped and legally filed reply from the Canadian Government proving its full awareness of the Racist JNF Tax Fraud and unintentionally confirming bureaucratic malfeasance on this issue will somehow disappear, but it won't.

(To view article, click on link and then scroll down to Item 4)

Feb 25 06:45

One Person's View on 9-11

One Person's View on 9-11

After seeing your 9/11 video I thought I would share an email I sent to another truth seeker.

The 9/11 scam has more holes than Swiss Cheese.

The Rothschilds agents responsible for 9/11 harbor so much arrogant disdain for the "common sheeple's" stupidity that they brazenly left their pagan numerological "marks" all over their 9/11 scam for all to see. These are the Talmudic Zionists who PRETEND to be Jews and exploit honest, pious Jews as patsies, hence their successful disinfo campaigns to deflect critics with bogus charges of "anti-Semitism" when they are no more "Semite" than the Ku Klux Klan is Native American.

Feb 25 06:34

Max Keiser on Inside Story – Greek Debt Crisis

Max Keiser on Inside Story – Greek Debt Crisis

Max Keiser’s guest appearance on Inside Story, Aljazeera English
Topic: Greek debt crisis
Air date: 24 February 2010


Feb 25 06:31

Nuts in the News “Rapture” Edition

Nuts in the News "Rapture Edition"

You’ve committed your life to Jesus. You know you’re saved. But when the Rapture comes what’s to become of your loving pets who are left behind? Eternal Earth-Bound Pets takes that burden off your mind.
eternal-earthbound-pets.com

Feb 25 06:20

Ron Paul Grills Bernanke On Watergate, Saddam Hussein and the Federal Reserve

Ron Paul has the courage to ask Bernacke about what the real agenda of the FED is.

Feb 25 06:07

Israel; Taking Whatever Whenever

Not sure if you keep track of memorial dates but we have one approaching fast. If you are not an Israeli, Palestinian, Jew, Muslim, or someone who likes to keep track of what Israeli Jews do to Palestinian Muslims, you might not have this one marked on your calendar. But I do!...

Feb 25 05:23

The Global Reach of the Judeo-Russian Mafia

The Israeli government has failed to take adequate measures to prevent, investigate, prosecute and punish human rights abuses committed against trafficked women. In general, trafficked women are effectively treated as criminals by the various Israeli agencies with whom they come in contact, rather than as victims of human rights abuses. This is so even though many of them have been subjected to human rights abuses such as enslavement or torture, including rape and other forms of sexual abuse, by traffickers, pimps or others involved in Israel's sex industry. . . .Trafficking of women to Israel is not illegal. (AI, “Israel’s Sex Industry” 2000.)


Feb 25 05:09

The Zionist Red Army by David Duke

Feb 25 02:21

We Don't Affect Anything

Look at the map.

February 24, 2010

Feb 24 23:49

Iran's Nuclear Threat, Israel and The Green Revolution.



Lockerdome
Feb 24 21:31

And Now a Word from a Satisfied Toyota Owner

So a firm that makes far, far better cars than GM, Ford, or Chrysler–all government motors–has to be put through a show trial, with the judges a bunch of bribe-taking congressmen. The CEO, a man who has contributed greatly to the wellbeing of the human race, must be arraigned before war criminals.

Feb 24 21:29

Fed Chairman Bernanke Should Apologize to Ron Paul

I tell you who needs to apologize publicly is Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. He needs to apologize for his snarky, condescending attitude toward Congressman Ron Paul

Feb 24 21:21

Ben Bernanke Gives Ron Paul the "Idiot Treatment" (Watergate Payoffs)

Well, it seems that Paul may have been onto something...or at the very least raised legitimate questions that deserve investigation.

Feb 24 20:45

Tories and Lib Dems to oppose controversial Digital Economy Bill clause

Controversial proposals that would give Lord Mandelson unprecedented powers to amend copyright laws will be jettisoned next week when the Government suffers the first large defeat of its flagship media plans.

Conservative and Liberal Democrat lords will unite to vote down Clause 17 of the Digital Economy Bill, which has been criticised by internet giants such as Google and Yahoo!, when the Bill is put to vote in its report stage.


Feb 24 20:37

Visionary who designed world's biggest radio telescope, dies aged 92

An engineer who designed the telescope that discovered the first planets beyond our solar system has died aged 92.

William Gordon was a visionary whose atmospheric work laid the foundation for current studies of satellite communication, space weather, and GPS.

He is probably best known for his role in getting the Arecibo Observatory up and running in the late 1950s.

Feb 24 20:32

BBC's news coverage of Tiger Woods' apology sparks 'dumbing down' backlash

The BBC has faced fresh accusations of dumbing down over its extensive coverage of Tiger Woods's apology last week.

Scores of viewers complained about the golfer being the top story on the day 1,600 workers lost their jobs as the North-East's last steel plant was shut down.

Last Friday also saw British Gas report a 50 per cent profit rise despite the economic downturn, while it emerged that another British soldier had been killed fighting the Taliban.

But rather than leading with these stories, the golfer's public apology for a string of extra-marital affairs was chosen as the headline story on BBC1's main evening bulletin.

Feb 24 20:30

Met Office to re-examine 150 years of temperature data in the wake of the Climategate scandal

Temperature records dating back more than 150 years are to be re-examined by the Met Office because public belief in global warming has plummeted.

The re-analysis, which was approved at a conference in Turkey this week, comes after the climate change email scandal which dealt a severe blow to the credibility of environmental science.

The Met Office says that the review is 'timely' and insists it does not expect to come to a different conclusion about the progress of climate change.

Feb 24 19:36

US Military to refuse unlawful orders? US refuses Iran 1 gram of isotopes worth $75K; prefers war

*hyperlinks and video live at source*

The yearly need of Iran for life-saving medical isotopes is less than one gram and costs Iran $75,000 to refine the fuel. Iran has stated they would prefer to buy the isotopes rather than produce them. The US could resolve the threat of war with Iran if President Obama made a speech today saying the US will allow Iran to produce it themselves under inspection by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), a legal right guaranteed by treaty among nations including the US and Iran, or by the US selling Iran the isotopes.


Feb 24 18:52

Unplug the Signal: The Truth Will Not Be Televised

A flow of information is constantly streaming from the television set; a bombardment of words and pictures. The speed at which this information is communicated makes it easy for the signal to take control, switching the viewer's brain to stand-by as information is absorbed without analysis or question. Today the television's constant signal shapes the conclusions of the masses and produces the collective norm. The signal prescribes what is news and what is truth through the words of so-called experts and authorities, gelding the consciousness and independent thoughts of those subjected to it. Through television, the masses can be made to accept the most monstrous distortions of reality. The signal is a chill wind of continuous oppression over the minds of the masses. It controls the management of society and culture, creating uniformity across all subjects.

Feb 24 17:54

10 things you didn't know about the [Facebook] Koobface gang

For all you Facebook fans.

Feb 24 17:12

Man takes Chicago to Supreme Court over handgun ban

February 24, 2010 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- A grandfather is taking his 2nd Amendment right to the US Supreme Court in what is expected to be a landmark case. Seventy-six-year old Otis McDonald is suing the City of Chicago over its handgun ban.

McDonald says he wants the right to protect himself from gang members who threaten the Morgan Park neighborhood where he lives.

McDonald's case will be argued before the nation's high court next week.


Feb 24 16:44

'Mini Madoff' pleads guilty in Ponzi scheme

A Florida money manager dubbed the "mini Madoff" said he was "profoundly sorry" before pleading guilty this morning to all charges in a $397 million Ponzi scheme.

Webmaster's Commentary: 


Apology accepted.

Feb 24 16:32

Are We on the Brink of a Cyber-War?

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Alternate title: "How to kill off the blogs critical of the government while blaming it on the Muslims!"

Feb 24 16:29

Australia calls in Israel envoy over forged passports in Dubai hit

The Canberra government has called in Israel's ambassador after three Australians were named as suspects in the assassination of a Hamas official at a Dubai hotel last month, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said Thursday.

Feb 24 16:18

Mainstream Media Refuses to Disclose that "Independent" Pundits Are Actually the Heads of Lobbying Firms

As reporter Sebastian Jones points out (see this and this), former Congressman Richard Gephardt runs a lobbying firm representing giant insurance and pharmaceutical companies.

Retired General Barry McCaffrey sits on the board of a giant defense contractor, DynCorp, and lobbies for war.

And many other "pundits" interviewed by the mainstream news are really high-level lobbyists for giant companies, pushing their agendas.

And yet they are treated as "independent experts" by the media.


Feb 24 15:33

PIMCO: The US Falls Into the Sovereign Debt Ring of Fire

Countries in the fire zone are headed for hell in a handbasket. PIMCO predicts these countries, which include the U.S., will increase public debt to greater than 90% over the next few years, which will in turn stall growth.

Feb 24 15:31

Judge Alex Kozinski: The Fourth Amendment is Gone. "Welcome to the fish bowl."

This is an extraordinary case: Our court approves, without blinking, a police sweep of a person’s home without a warrant, without probable cause, without reasonable suspicion and without exigency—in other words, with nothing at all to support the entry except the curiosity police always have about what they might find if they go rummaging around a suspect’s home. Once inside, the police managed to turn up a gun “in plain view”—stuck between two cushions of the living room couch—and we reward them by upholding the search.

Feb 24 14:57

Raul Castro Regrets Death Of Dissident

"Must we go to such extremes? ... I beg of you to resign. Get out of this country. You don't deserve respect," he wrote. The younger Almeida was briefly jailed in November when after petitioning the government for permission to travel to the United States for medical care.

I POSTED THIS ARTICLE BECAUSE OF THE ABOVE LINE. MORE THAN A SIMPLE ERROR, IT LOOKS LIKE A DELIBERATE EDIT OF INFORMATION THAT WE ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO KNOW. "When..." what? WHAT DID HE DO AFTER PETITIONING TO GO TO THE US? SOMETHING IS FISHY HERE, AND I WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT WHAT WAS TAKEN OUT OF THE ABOVE QUOTE THAT WOULD HAVE HURT THE "INTENT" OF THE STORY.


n/a
Feb 24 14:40

9/11 Truth Search: Planes didn't take twin towers down

On 9/11, the world watched as undefinedtwo airplanes crashed into the twin towers of the world trade center, both of which collapsed shortly after. This much we know for sure, but for some, the cause of the collapse is still not so clear. Michael T Donly is a part of a group that says the two planes that hit the WTC twin towers could not have destroyed them.

n/a
Feb 24 11:30

Denninger: How Long Before You Wake Up, Politicos?

Karl Denninger takes both American politicians and "the Only Ones" to the woodshed.

Assuming you accept the truth - that this mess was 20 year or more in the making, that it involved creating credit (that is, debt) which the debtor could never pay, and that it still exists because our government policy has been to extend, pretend and allow lies that should be considered accounting fraud and result in prison sentences, then you're on the right page to understand the rest of this missive. Again, if not, go check your Thorazine dosage.

Feb 24 11:02

The Sleep Room CIA Experiments

The Fifth Estate investigates MK-Ultra/CIA mind control experiments in Canada.

Feb 24 10:30

Politicians can't sugarcoat Illinois' dire straits

But in Illinois, we've deferred our problems until it's almost too late. Like in Downstate Alexander County, for instance, where all the squad cars were recently repossessed, and 75 percent of the sheriff's department was laid off.



Xmas w/o borders
Feb 24 10:26

Mass Layoffs by U.S. Manufacturers Surge in January

Feb 24 10:24

'Zionist Piece Of Shit' - Guy confronts George H. W. Bush

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Was that the Secret Service, paid for by OUR tax dollars, screaming F YOU at a taxpayer!

Feb 24 10:22

NAR Forecasts No Recovery for Commercial Real Estate This Year

The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) released its latest projections for commercial real estate (CRE). The outlook remains grim as the NAR forecasts no recovery in CRE this year. Rents are expected to decline across all segments (although slightly lower than last year’s rent declines) as vacancy rates remain extremely high. CRE is not expected to recover until after employment materially improves. Since the NAR does not anticipate this improvement until later this year, it is projecting a CRE recovery no earlier than 2011.

Feb 24 10:21

Rabbi Sentenced Two Years for Tax Fraud

The head of an Orthodox Jewish group was handed a two-year prison sentence today in Los Angeles for his part in what prosecutors said was a decade-long tax fraud and money laundering scheme.

Feb 24 10:07

KOSHER PORN

Israel’s hasbara and tourism promotions are the gift that keeps on giving as far as this blogger is concerned. I hope you’ve all seen the atrocious video I offered here a few days ago in which a lissome lass tells her lad she can’t possibly go “down” on him because it’s “too small.” The up shot of all this double entendre is of course that Israel may have a small, er, no…rather that Israel may be small, but that it is MIGHTY!!

Feb 24 10:06

HEBRON: A MASSACRE REMEMBERED ~~ WE WILL NEVER FORGIVE OR FORGET

Sixteen years ago, on the 25th of February, 30 Muslim worshippers were slaughtered while at prayer. 270 were severely injured. This took place in one of the holiest sites in Palestine, a site revered by both Jews and Muslims. It is the resting place of our common Father Abraham and his family. The massacre was carried out by a crazed Jewish settler from Brooklyn.

The site itself is a unique structure as it serves both as a mosque and a synagogue. When one enters, it is difficult not to feel the thousands of years of common history that these two peoples share. Today, it is difficult not to feel the lingering hatred in the area as a result of the zionist occupation and harassment.

Feb 24 10:05

‘HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH’ ~~ DEFENDING MURDERERS?

The re-establishment of a relationship with HRW is the latest indication that for all its public defensiveness about the accusations of war crimes and possible crimes against humanity in the Goldstone Report, Israel has had to confront the report’s implications.

Feb 24 10:04

Trillions for War And None For The American People

Feb 24 10:04

Greek Police, Protesters Clash in Nationwide Strike

Greek police fired tear-gas and clashed with demonstrators in central Athens after a march organized by unions to oppose Prime Minister George Papandreou’s drive to cut the European Union’s biggest budget deficit.

Feb 24 10:03

Where Did the Links Go That Point to the Government Forcing Your 401k and IRA Money into Treasury Securities?

The U.S. Treasury and Labor Departments will ask for public commentas soon as next week on ways to promote the conversion of 401(k) savings and Individual Retirement Accounts into annuities or other steady payment streams, according to Assistant Labor Secretary Phyllis C. Borzi and Deputy Assistant Treasury Secretary Mark Iwry, who are spearheading the effort.

Feb 24 10:02

Remembrance of the Nakba to be forbidden by law under consideration

The Nakba law is coming up again for consideration in the Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, in a more moderate version than before but with the same motivation: to frighten everyone who wishes to commemorate the human and political tragedy that occurred in 1948, in which the Zionists expelled most of the Palestinian inhabitants of the country and the state of Israel destroyed most of the localities in which they lived. Those proposing the law hope to mobilize Zionist patriotism by threatening to forbid commemorating Independence Day as a day of mourning. They are blind, of course, to the historical context, and the development of that tradition among the displaced Palestinians who remained in Israeli territory.

Feb 24 09:56

School shooting suspect identified

A parent who saw the incident told KMGH that the gunman kept mumbling, "I'm fighting for freedom. I'm fighting for freedom," as he was being subdued.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Hypnotic trance?

Feb 24 09:54

Top Bush adviser defends using nuclear weapons on civilians

"You did argue that the president can legally order a village of civilians massacred," a KQED radio host asked John Yoo, now a professor at Berkeley. "Do you stand by that?"

"If, I thought it was militarily necessary," Yoo replied. "All you have to do is look at American history.... Look at the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki."

Not backing down, Yoo championed the use of nuclear weapons in World War II.

Feb 24 09:54

'Global warming': time to get angry by James Delingpole

Heroic, monotesticular UKIP MEP Nigel Farage was bumped off the BBC Question Time panel at the last minute last week. Shame. That particular edition was broadcast from Middlesbrough and it would have been fascinating to hear the audience’s response to the choice things he was planning to say about the closure of their local steelworks.

Feb 24 09:49

Another major winter storm has Northeast in bull's-eye

Record snowfall totals of 30 inches or more will be possible across upstate New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, Morris said. Very strong winds will combine with the heavy snow to produce dangerous white-out conditions and widespread power outages.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"And it's all because of man-bear-pig ... flu!" -- The Goracle

Feb 24 09:48

Are you contented with the Federal Government?

YES
4% (59 votes)
NO
96% (1526 votes)
Total votes: 1585
Feb 24 09:47

Poll: Voter Discontent With Congress Reaches New High

Feb 24 09:46

New U.S. Homes Sales Plunged to Record Low in January

Feb 24 09:43

JibJab - Big Box Mart

Feb 24 09:39

Double Dip Recession Risk Is Near: CIO

"There's a risk of a double dip recession round the corner," Shah said. "Given the sovereign debt crisis that is going around the Mediterranean countries, this is going to put a lot of pressure on Europe."

Feb 24 09:39

Riots Over Israeli Claim to West Bank Heritage Sites

Israeli soldiers have clashed with protesters in the West Bank town of Hebron after two disputed shrines were listed as Israeli heritage sites.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Precisely what Netanyahu wanted as an excuse for more clamping down on Palestinians.

Feb 24 09:37

ABC News announces staff cutbacks, restructuring

ABC News staffers got a memorandum Tuesday that promises to leave no part of the organization untouched, and will lead to massive personnel reductions by the end of 2010.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I wondered why I was getting all these resumes!

Feb 24 09:36

Do Photographs Prove the NS Extermination of the Jews?

Lampshades, book bindings and bookmarks of tattooed human skin, as well as two shrunken heads, caused a particular sensation. Aside from the general Nuremberg indictment, these served as the primary evidence in the trials of Ilse Koch, the wife of the former Commandant of Buchenwald.

Feb 24 09:34

Open Letter To Debra Medina

When Glenn Beck sabotaged you on his show, we were your strongest supporters. The blowback Beck received from our efforts and endless campaign against him since that show, proved that we “despicable” truthers are a force to be reckoned with. We are the true activists, we are the real grass roots, and you will find that we were the major funders and supporters of your campaign, not mainline Neo Cons that have co-opted the Tea Party Movement, and now, it seems, have also co-opted you.

Feb 24 09:21

Israeli forces, warships fire on Gaza workers in north

Palestinians collecting small stones and concrete rubble in the As-Saifa area, part of the northern 'no-go zone' at the western tip of the Strip, were targeted by Israeli fire from a military patrol and warships on Wednesday morning, sources said.

The workers, reportedly collecting fragments for construction projects in Gaza City, were able to escape the fire unharmed, local sources said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Welcome to "normal" in Gaza.

Feb 24 09:21

Glenn Beck Supporters, Not 9/11 Truthers, Are Advocating Violence

Beck is constantly implying that 9/11 truthers are potentially violent and even domestic terrorists, however, according to MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, Glenn Beck’s fans are the most likely to threaten violence in pursuit of their political beliefs.

“I get hate mail from all sort of conservatives,” Maddow commented, “but it is the hate mail from self-proclaimed fans of Mr. Beck that is most likely to contain death threats and threats of violence against me.”

Feb 24 09:18

FDIC Hits Record “Default” Level As Deposit Insurance Fund Plunges By $12.7 Billion To NEGATIVE 20.9 Billion

The U.S. banking industry continued to struggle in the fourth quarter, as the number of banks on the brink of failure continued to rise and the government’s fund to protect deposits fell sharply into the red.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said Tuesday that its deposit-insurance fund fell to $20.9 billion at the end of 2009, a $12.6 billion drop in the final three months of the year, as bank failures continued at a pace not seen since the savings and loan crisis. The fund’s reserve ratio was -0.39% at the end of the quarter, the lowest on record for the combined bank and thrift fund.

Feb 24 09:17

U.S. economy is a shambles, with no improvement in sight

"One year later, thanks to the Recovery Act, we can stand here again and say that a second depression is no longer a possibility," Obama said in marking the anniversary last week.

Oh no? Take another look at the numbers.

After all that spending -- actual and committed (Congress passed an additional $155 billion in aid in December) -- claims of job creation and economic growth remain highly suspect.

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