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Saturday, December 27, 2003

tHi3RdEye ToDaY 

BBC
  • Estimates of the death toll range from 10,000 to 25,000 after a major quake hit the historic city of Bam on Friday

  • The Black Commentator
  • WHITE TERROR-At no time have Federal Authorities treated white hate groups as clear and present dangers to national security

  • InsightMag
  • Many U.S. reservists have gone from the front lines to the unemployment line

  • Money Laundering and Mission Creep

  • Albawaba
  • 40 percent of Israel’s total youth live in poverty

  • ElectronicInfitada
  • Israel shoots unarmed Israeli peace activist with live ammunition

  • CommonDreams
  • U.S. corporations are picking up the pace in shifting well-paid technology jobs to India, China and other low-cost centers, but they are keeping quiet for fear of a backlash, industry professionals said

  • Rense
  • Many US Alzheimer's Victims
    Actually Die From Mad Cow/CJD

  • Reuters
  • Eat Meat and Die!

  • AP
  • Dean Blasts Bush Over Mad Cow Scare

  • Congress Scuttled Meat Protection Measure

  • AU
  • The only good news seems to be that our US friends are equally dumb, sharing 17th spot on the world IQ chart

  • AntiWar
  • Kantians With Cruise Missiles: The Highest Stage of 'Liberal' Imperialism

  • IntelligenceSquad
  • FBI Whispers Its Way Through a Terrorist Indictm

  • ForeignPolicy
  • How weapons makers are shaping US foreign and military policies

  • MediaMonitors
  • American Government Terrorizes America After 9/11 Attacks

  • No doubt Lenny Bruce would have laughed with at least a tinge of bitterness if -- like millions of Americans -- he picked up a newspaper the day before Christmas 2003 and read that he’d been “pardoned” by the governor of New York for an obscenity conviction

  • PropagandaMatrix
  • “Saddam threatened that if they continue to pressure him he will reveal startling facts — about America’s political games with his country — that would shock the whole world,”

  • Iran earthquake triggered by HAARP?

  • NYTimes
  • 40,000 Chinese Evacuated From Explosion 'Death Zone'

  • U.S. Asks Judge to Lift His Ban on Pentagon's Anthrax Vaccination Program






  • Friday, December 26, 2003

    U.S. Moves to A Police State Military Government! 

    ContinuityofGovernment/UnderReported
  • New US Constitution to be written by private organizations (Brookings, Carnegie, etc.)

  • In the fall of 2002, the Continuity of Government Commission was launched to study and make recommendations for the continuity of our government institutions after a catastrophic attack

  • 60% susceptible to false visual memory implantation -- but autistics more immune

  • Guardian
  • The US has deployed anti-aircraft missiles around Washington and other possible terrorist targets in fear of another attack using a commercial plane, but there is disagreement among intelligence officials about how direct the threat is to America

  • NYTimes
  • Silverstein Properties hired WTC architect "months before it was destroyed"

  • Bracing for the Blow-I.B.M. has sent a holiday chill through its American employees with its plans to ship thousands of high-paying white-collar jobs overseas to lower-paid foreign workers

  • More N.F.L. Players Turn to Guns for a Sense of Security

  • IndexOnline
  • Ban All Celebrations! University jeered for anti-Santa web warning-This is going to far! The advisory titled "How to celebrate Christmas without offense" has received state-wide and national media attention for its seemingly extreme political correctness

  • AxisofLogic
  • Exclusive! Fear Factor Orange: Mind and Behavior Control in America

  • HiPakistan
  • Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden will issue the next of his video messages after a massive attack on US territory, Saudi weekly Al-Majallah quotes an official of the terror network as saying, in its edition due out today

  • TeacherMagazine
  • Children forced to WATCH TELEVISION in School!

  • GlobalSecurity
  • The head of Israel's Army, General Moshe Ya'alon, predicted in an interview Friday that it will be possible to reach a cease-fire with Palestinians within weeks

  • Z
  • Ashcroft’s Offensive

  • Moles-TAKE ACTION!
  • supporting the human rights of communities resisting mining and oil exploitation



  • Thursday, December 25, 2003

    Happy Holidays! The Lies Continue. France Says No Proof of Hijack Plot Found  

    AP
  • French investigators questioned seven men pointed out by U.S. intelligence but found no evidence they planned to use a Los Angeles-bound jet to launch terror attacks against the United States, French authorities said Thursday

  • BBC
  • A powerful earthquake has rocked south-eastern Iran, causing many casualties, state radio reported

  • CSMonitor
  • Bush Returns to Social Security-Is Social Security still the "third rail" of American politics, dooming to defeat the politician who dares to advocate real reform?

  • MiddleEastNewsline
  • Israel bows to U.S. demand for Palestinian state in 2004



  • Wednesday, December 24, 2003

    So much for Homeland Security. Mexican Troops are crossing the border and firing on U.S. border patrol-our borders are wide open. Corporations are laying off Americans-hiring thi3rd world slaves. But don't dare criticize the state, criticism=detention in the new thi3rd world United Soviet States of America!
    AP
  • 'Credible' Threats Ground Six Flights

  • VillageVoice
  • Police State Tactics Transform a Nation—Our Own Every day the U.S. looks more like a police state

  • Newsday
  • Beware of Attempts to Revive Military Draft

  • NewswithViews
  • "UNCLE SAM WANTS YOU, YOUR SISTER, AND YOUR GIRL FRIEND OR WIFE"

  • H.R.163 The Universal National Service Act of 2003

  • NewsMax
  • An official with a civilian border group says a squad of Mexican soldiers opened fire on a position only moments after it was vacated by group volunteers patrolling private property near Douglas, Ariz.

  • As many as eight armed Mexican soldiers crossed the border near a tiny Texas hamlet and kidnapped an American family of five last week, and are still holding one of them, sources tell NewsMax

  • Rense
  • Man Gets 3 Years For Barroom Remark About Bush

  • DemocracyNow!
  • Mad Cow in Washington: First Case of Dreaded Disease Detected in U.S.

  • First Amendment Pardon: Comedian Lenny Bruce Pardoned 40 Years After Obscenity Conviction

  • TomPaine
  • Promise Them The Moon

  • TheMediaNews
  • Despite having been ordered to never again enter the United States, a notorious Israeli spy boss is here again - and FBI agents are unable to touch him

  • ATimesOnline
  • Even if the occupation were working perfectly well, it would still be wrong. This has become trite commentary among Iraqis who bitterly want the occupation of their country to fail but, at the same time, also earnestly hope that the reconstruction of their country succeeds

  • GulfNews
  • A dozen explosions rocked southern Baghdad late last night after US forces raided a neighbourhood and encountered gunmen, witnesses said. The blasts, which were the most sustained in some time in the Iraqi capital, could be heard in central Baghdad

  • SFMoma
  • There are those who argue that the Federal Reserve was created in 1913 to function as nothing less than a tool of economic conquest aimed at making bankers and selected politicos rich while keeping the vast majority of the population poor, stupid, and easy to control

  • ParEcon
  • Participatory Economics (parecon for short) is a type of economy proposed as an alternative to contemporary capitalism

  • disninfo
  • The Central Bankers: Administrative Legitimacy And The Federal Reserve System

  • ElectronicIraq
  • The Beauty of Iraq-Iraq Diaries

  • SLateMSN
  • Dispatches From Iraq

  • Reuters
  • EAT MEAT AND DIE! The fallout from the first case of mad cow disease in the United States widened on Wednesday as more countries banned the import of U.S. beef and cattle and investors sold off shares in restaurant operators like McDonald's Corp. that specialize in beef

  • CNN
  • California's largest earthquake in four years struck on Monday, causing planet Earth to ring "like a bell" and mountains to grow a foot (30 cm) taller, geologists said

  • D.C.'s public schools foundering Violence, scandal, decay plague system

  • VillageVoice
  • WTC: More Shopping Mall Than Memorial

  • DUMBO’s Chic Real Estate Titan Lowballs His Workers

  • WashingtonPost
  • It was a banner week for government secrecy

  • President Bush plans to kick off his reelection year by proposing a program that would make it easier for immigrants to work legally in the United States

  • KNOXNews
  • Religion can be trouble in workplace

  • Bloomberg
  • As if their besmirched reputations as auditors aren't enough, some big U.S. accounting firms are also being accused of providing clients with abusive tax shelters

  • Janes
  • Reassessing Libya: an analysis from Jane's NBC Defence

  • HindustanTimes
  • US corporations are picking up the pace in shifting well-paid technology jobs to India, China and other low-cost centres, but they are keeping quiet for fear of a backlash, industry professionals said

  • WhatReallyHappened
  • THE ISRAELI SPY RING SCANDAL

  • MediaMonitors
  • Israel's Threat To World Peace

  • 911Dossier
  • SECRECY SURROUNDS A BUSH BROTHER'S ROLE IN 9/11 SECURITY

  • GlobalSecurity
  • The vast darkness between Earth and Mars has swallowed 20 of 36 missions. Yet scientists can't resist trying to reach the Red Planet

  • A U-S-led team of international nuclear experts has successfully evacuated 17 kilograms of highly enriched uranium from an inactive nuclear research reactor in Bulgaria. The operation was the latest in a series of missions involving U-S and Russian authorities aimed at keeping nuclear material out of the hand of terrorists

  • Where are the Legions? [SPQR]
    Global Deployments of US Forces

  • theBulletin
  • By ignoring the fire damage that would result from a nuclear attack and taking into account blast damage alone, U.S. war planners were able to demand a far larger nuclear arsenal than necessary

  • theOnione-Satire
  • Jesus 'Really Dreading' This Next Birthday

  • CounterPunch
  • Saddam's People and Ours The Semantics of Empire

  • BostonGlobe
  • The Bush administration defended two words in the Pledge of Allegiance -- "under God" -- in asking the Supreme Court to declare the daily recitation constitutional. "Reciting the Pledge of Allegiance is a patriotic exercise, not a religious testimonial"





  • Tuesday, December 23, 2003

    welcome to the United Soviet States of America 

    BBC
  • The United States has reported its first suspected case of "mad cow disease", or BSE, in Washington state

  • ABC
  • All visitors to the United States will be photographed and have a fingerprint scan from early in the new year

  • Global Security
  • "U-S Visit" program, it will apply to all visa holders regardless of country of origin

  • UnderReported
  • Congress authorizes Ashcroft to track gold in the U.S

  • Read the Bill:There are 6 versions of Bill Number H.R.2417 for the 108th Congress

  • DemocracyNow!
  • Who Really Caught Saddam? Reporter Yvonne Ridley Says Kurdish Forces Captured Saddam and Handed Him To U.S. Forces

  • Retired Air Force Col. Reveals How The U.S. Orchestrated A Media and PSYOPS Campaign Following Saddam's Capture

  • TorontoStar
  • Families sue U.S., reject 9/11 `bribe' Ignore deadline for compensation Payouts average $1.8 million

  • Albawaba
  • Iranian air force chief: Israel to ''dig own grave'' if nuclear sites attacked

  • GlobalSecurity
  • The United States has agreed to keep most of its troops in Germany and will also maintain its European Command
    Center in the south German city of Stuttgart

  • INTRO: For the past six months, U-S troops in Iraq have found themselves under attack by insurgents believed to be remnants of Saddam Hussein's regime. There is ample supply of weapons for them on the black-market - an old Iraqi institution. Correspondent Challiss McDonough reports from Baghdad that coalition forces are trying to stamp out the illegal arms trade while fighting the insurgency it fuels

  • AFP
  • Arabs Urge Israel to Follow Libyan Example in Scrapping WMD Programs

  • ATimesOnline
  • The US-led "war on terrorism" and its financiers are giving India's economy a direct boost, with hordes of non-resident Indians (NRIs) and foreign citizens of Indian origin increasingly turning to legal channels to remit money back home

  • Aljazeera
  • Eight Palestinians are now known to have died in an ongoing Israeli invasion of the Rafah refugee camp in the Gaza Strip

  • Truthout
  • A Nigerian Contract at the Heart of a Corruption Affair

  • CSMonitor
  • In raising the US terror alert status during the holidays the White House is again facing one of the hardest issues of homeland security: how to provide proper warning without spreading needless fear

  • One year later: A reporter revisits Kabul refugees

  • The Nation
  • Strange Bedfellows:US Contractor in Iraq Helped Fund Al Qaeda

  • EtherZone
  • I MUST BE GETTING PARANOID WHERE DID CHRISTMAS GO?

  • Menewsline
  • TURKEY ACCUSES ISRAEL OF BUYING OIL FROM IRAQ

  • Rumormillsnews
  • INTERACTIVE TV: A COMING ORWELLIAN NIGHTMARE!

  • CommonDreams
  • U.S. Arms Sales to Israel End Up In China, Iraq

  • Rense
  • How To Be A Whistleblower And Keep Your Job

  • WhatReallyHappened
  • The United States government has been provided with concrete evidence that the Israeli Mossad and other Israeli intelligence services have been involved in a 13-month effort to "recruit" an Israeli-run, phony "al-Qaeda cell" among Palestinians, so that Israel could achieve a frontline position in the U.S. war against terrorism and get a green light for a worldwide "revenge without borders" policy. The question: Does the United States have the moral fiber to investigate?

  • THE FIVE ISRAELIS ARRESTED ON 9-11-On the day of the 9-11 attacks, former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was asked what the attack would mean for US-Israeli relations. His quick reply was: "It's very good…….Well, it's not good, but it will generate immediate sympathy (for Israel)"

  • Bloomberg
  • Last week, the House of Commons treasury select committee published the results of a long and heated inquiry into the U.K.'s lending industry. It accused bankers of misleading and over-charging consumers

  • MidEastFacts
  • Johnson's conduct toward Israel approached treason

  • Pravda
  • Israel delivers arms to 'axis of evil'-An Israeli ship-Zim Antwerp I has been impounded in Hamburg

  • NewswithViews
  • WE HAVE BEEN SOLD A BILL OF GOODS

  • Time
  • National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice is apparently not keen on going under oath for the Kean 9/11 commission

  • SeattlePost
  • Saying U.S. soldiers should not be used as "guinea pigs for experimental drugs," a federal judge yesterday ordered the Pentagon to stop mandatory anthrax vaccinations started in 1998

  • AZCentral
  • Al-Qaida may target both major cities, remote areas

  • NewScientist
  • A pollution scenario for 2070

  • Draft Resistance
  • This site is a crime against the Military Selective Service Act. It advocates. We are specifically encouraging resistance to the registration laws of the United States, seeing registration as the necessary step toward conscription (the draft). We are what the Selective Service calls 'anti-war intellectuals.' We see the direct link between registration, the draft, and aggressive war. Remember, non- registration is the strategy to beat the draft. If enough of us refuse, there is nothing they can do!

  • GulfNews
  • Hitmen on motorcycles have been assassinating ex-members of the ousted dictator's Baath Party in mafia-style killings

  • BBC
  • The UN is keeping a close eye from space on the path of Israel's controversial West Bank barrier









  • Monday, December 22, 2003

    GWU
  • Declassified Secrets from the U.S.-Iraq Relationship

  • Halliburton
  • Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) announced today that it is moving ahead with its previously announced plan to resolve its asbestos and silica liabilities through a prepackaged bankruptcy involving several of its subsidiary companies

  • LAWeekly
  • An Australian journalist gets a taste of Department of Homeland Security hospitality

  • Buzzflash
  • George W. Bush's Resume
    A BUZZFLASH READER COMMENTARY

  • USGS Earthquake Report
  • A strong earthquake occurred at 11:15:56 AM (PST) on Monday, December 22, 2003. The magnitude 6.5 event occurred 11 km (7 miles) NE of San Simeon, CA

  • DemocracyNow!
  • Is The Libya Agreement To Abandon Arms Programs For Security Or For Oil?

  • AlterNet
  • Dictators R Us

  • NYTimes
  • U.S. Rarely Seeks Charges for Deaths in Workplace

  • BBC
  • September 11-One Year On

  • Garbage to greenery in New York

  • Senior Israeli officials have sharply criticised a group of army commandos who have refused missions in the Palestinian territories

  • Guardian
  • If Libya can do it, why not Israel?
    We can no longer turn a blind eye to the fifth largest nuclear power

  • The Israeli defence minister, Shaul Mofaz, has warned Iran that Israel may take military action to destroy its nuclear capabilities

  • Earth is 20% darker, say experts

  • CommonDreams/RealCitiesNetwork
  • Civil War in Iraq!

  • US President George W. Bush told an Israeli journalist that "we must get rid of" Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, the mass-circulation Yediot Aharonot daily has reported

  • Time
  • DRAFT! EXCLUSIVE: THE U.S. "MAY NEED A BIGGER ARMY," DONALD RUMSFELD TELLS TIME

  • ATimesOnline
  • Will Iraq survive the Iraqi resistance?

  • CSMonitor
  • It's 2 a.m. Do you know where your workers are?

  • AFP
  • US President George W. Bush met with his top anti-terror advisors, one day after the US government raised the nationwide security level over concerns of an impending domestic attack

  • Forward
  • Gephardt loves Jerusalem; Lieberman pleads for Jewish support; Democratic activists hot for Hillary on the Internet; Clark blasts Baker appointment; and RNC chairman uses Soros to raise money -- it's all in this week's "Campaign Confidential" by The Forward's E.J. Kessler

  • FTimes
  • Dollar sinks as US terror threat level raised

  • AP
  • Russia Deploys Strategic Nuclear Missiles

  • PostGazette
  • Many documents detailing Vietnam atrocities missing

  • Aljazeera
  • The Israeli occupation army has stepped up the five-day military invasion of the Balata refugee camp in the West Bank

  • SFGate
  • About a dozen reservists from the Israeli army's top commando unit declared Sunday they would no longer serve in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, reflecting growing unease with Israel's hard-fisted policy in the Palestinian areas

  • BostonGlobe/GS
  • The federal government yesterday raised the nation's terror alert, saying there is a "high" risk of an attack and citing intelligence suggesting potential terrorists were planning a holiday season assault that could match or even surpass the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001

  • AxisofLogic
  • Do you believe your government is capable of lying to the American people about these important issues?, Axis of Logic Commentary

  • AmericanFreePress
  • Sharon’s Wall a Threat to All Religious Groups

  • PrisonPlanet
  • The Bilderberg does not plan to stop with the establishment of its New World Order and its semi-secret, behind-the-scenes control over all mankind






  • Sunday, December 21, 2003

    ToledoBlade
  • Anyone who thinks the administration and its law enforcement chief, Attorney General John Ashcroft, aren’t out to impede a free press need only hear how the federal government is treating foreign journalists coming to this country on assignment

  • BBC
  • The US Government has raised the nation's terror alert to its second-highest level

  • CommonDreams/SundayHerald
  • Revealed: Who Really Found Saddam?

  • TheAge
  • Claims that US troops captured Saddam Hussein have been challenged by reports that he was discovered only after Kurdish forces had taken him prisoner

  • CommonDreams/SundayHerald
  • Blackout puts S.F. in the dark
    Outage sweeps the city on major shopping day

  • Michael Moore
  • Letters the Troops Have Sent Me... by Michael Moore

  • Letters the Troops Have Sent Me

  • Aljazeera
  • Israel is considering a military strike to destroy the nuclear programme of Iran, now regarded as Tel Aviv's number one enemy (Op. If they do, let them go it alone!)

  • BBC
  • Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi has said the European single currency has yet to deliver any economic benefits

  • CEIP
  • Origins of Regime Change in Iraq

  • Origins of Regime Change in Iraq

  • USMayors
  • Homelessness, hunger worsen, mayors' report finds

  • PrisonPlanet
  • ABC News 'suicide bomber threat' turns out to be false

  • JoeVialls
  • America Commits Suicide in Iraq
    They should have left bearded whatshisname in the hole




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