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Saturday, April 10, 2004

Will the 2004 Election Be Called Off?  

Will the 2004 Election Be Called Off? Why Three Out of Four Experts Predict a Terrorist Attack by November
  • In addition to speculating on everything from which country would next "feel the force of U.S. liberation" to who would win the best picture Oscar, Safire predicted that "the 'October surprise' affecting the U.S. election" would be "a major terror attack in the United States."


  • Surprise! U.S. to declare Israel won't have to withdraw to 1949 border
  • Israel will not be asked in the future to withdraw to the 1949 cease-fire lines (the Green Line) on the West Bank, according to a letter U.S. President George Bush is to present to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in Washington this week


  • Across southern Iraq, often in the dead of night, tomb raiders and temple thieves are systematically looting ancient treasures that have lain undiscovered for thousands of years
  • Archeologists Mourn Plunder of Iraq's Treasures


  • Six soldiers who have fallen ill since their return from Iraq said Friday that the Army ignored their complaints about uranium poisoning from U.S. weapons fired during combat
  • Army ignored uranium poisoning complaints


  • A Flag is not a Blindfold Are Americans The Victims Of A Hoax?
  • The time has come to stop using the flag as a blindfold, to stop waving our guns and our gods at each other, to take a close look at the facts which have emerged from the attacks on the World Trade Towers and to recognize the very real possibility, indeed probability, that We The People are the victims of a gigantic and deadly hoax


  • On a trip to China next week to talk about high-stakes issues like terrorism and North Korea, Vice President Dick Cheney will have another task — making a pitch for Westinghouse's U.S. nuclear power technology
  • Westinghouse is putting its hopes on its 1,100 megawatt AP1000 reactor, an advanced design that is still waiting approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission before it can be built in the United States


  • American Police State Goes Into High Gear
  • The past few weeks have seen an explosion of police state measures and bombshell attacks on the God-given freedoms of American citizens. It is vital that we communicate these abuses to the wider public and attempt to redress this disgusting attack on the bill of rights


  • F-16 Fighter can intercept small planes in Texas but what happened on 9/11?

    CRAWFORD: US F-16 fighter jets intercepted a small plane flying near President George W Bush's ranch on Friday
  • "There was a violation. The fighters did respond," said Ann Roman, a Secret Service spokeswoman in Washington.


  • A 1935 US Plan for Invasion of Canada
  • "The following is a full-text reproduction of the 1935
    plan for a US invasion of Canada prepared at the US Army War College, G-2 intelligence division, and submitted on December 18, 1935


  • Germany releases Sept. 11 suspect
  • "The only person convicted in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks was released from a German prison Wednesday while he awaits a new trial on charges that he assisted hijackers linked to an Al-Qaida cell


  • Just Like in the Bad Old Days, the Government Is Cracking Down on Dissent
  • Are we returning to the bad old days of spying on peaceful Americans?


  • Did the Bushes help to kill JFK?
  • The question cannot be answered definitely, but the thesis is not without circumstantial evidence. If nothing else, these pages will show the reader the following


  • Russia finds home for floating reactor
  • "This is a project on which we have worked for several years. We designed the floating reactor. Engineering, social and environmental experts have all approved it. The only thing that we had yet to resolve was where to build it. And now we know."


  • The pre-9/11 blunder you’ve probably never heard of
  • The real question for the 9/11 commission — and the American public — is not whether George W. Bush considered al Qaeda an urgent threat before 9/11, but this: How did the U.S. government let Khalid al-Mihdar and Nawaf al-Hazmi get away with it?


  • URGENT MESSAGE FROM IRAQ!
  • "The Iraqi cities of Sadr, Adamiya, Kufa, Faluja, Shula and other have been closed and are being bombarded with missiles and tanks by the US occupation forces and their representatives. The civilian population is being assassinated. The highway to Faluja is closed and word from the interior of this city indicates that the streets are littered with many dead. There are no ambulances, nor water or electricity. Reporters are prohibited from entering and many camaras have been broken. All this indicates that this situation will continue in the coming days. Please, help us"


  • Condi's lies continue. She really needs to have an orgasm! Just look at her face. The FBI on Friday disputed National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice's testimony that it was conducting 70 separate investigations of al-Qaida cells in the United States before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks
  • Disputing Rice testimony


  • THE SUPREME COURT’S OPINION REGARDING THE VINCENT FOSTER DEATH SCENE PHOTOGRAPHS
  • The Government ruled that Foster committed suicide by firing a revolver into his mouth with the bullet exiting the back of his head


  • NEOCON WARMONGERS are mostly Jewish Zionist extremists
  • "Canadian Condemned for Writing Neocons are Jewish,"


  • Lots of Hot Air About Hydrogen
  • Earlier this month, the South Coast Air Quality Management District approved a $4-million program to put a mustache on the Mona Lisa — at least that's how it seems to me. What the agency actually did was approve spending millions to take 35 or so of the greenest, most energy-efficient sedans ever made — the hybrid gasoline-electric Toyota Prius — and turn them all into dirty energy guzzlers


  • Alleged rabbit thief, 9, seized
  • To treat children as hardened criminals, when back in the old days that may have just been seen as mischief that could have been handled by the parents, can contribute to some problems with our kids in this society."


  • 'Mercenaries told investigators everything'
  • Harare - A group of 15 alleged mercenaries detained in Equatorial Guinea had planned to wipe out the entire family of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, his interior minister Manuel Nguema Mba said during a trip to Harare on Wednesday


  • "The attack will be spectacular and designed to inflict mass casualties against U.S. facilities or interests. Attack preparations have been made. Attack will occur with little or no warning."-- CIA Intelligence Report for President Bush, July, 2001 (60 Days Prior to 9/11)
  • The attack has been spectacular, hasn't it?


  • Seattle Security Officials Unaware Of Threats Mentioned By Rice
  • Security officials here say they were never told that federal agents suspected al-Qaida terrorists might try to hijack a plane and free convicted terrorist Ahmed Ressam


  • It may not have been as gruesome as Mel Gibson's movie, but many parents and children got upset when a church trying to teach about Jesus' crucifixion performed an Easter show with actors whipping the Easter bunny and breaking eggs
  • Actors Whip Easter Bunny at Church Show


  • Bush Was Warned of Possible Attack in U.S., Official Says
  • President Bush was told more than a month before the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, that supporters of Osama bin Laden planned an attack within the United States with explosives and wanted to hijack airplanes


  • US seeks major military base on united Cyprus
  • Now Washington wants to upgrade its half-century intelligence presence on the island into a full-fledged army base when - and if - the Greek and Turkish Cypriots sides agree on reunification. The Pentagon might begin by establishing a "bare-bones" military presence on the eastern Mediterranean island





  • Friday, April 09, 2004

    Does bin Laden have US Army medical files? 

    Does bin Laden have US Army medical files?
  • Could Osama bin Laden and other terrorists have access to the medical records of thousands of retired and active duty American military personnel? That's one possibility according to a story of overseas outsourcing, broken promises, corporate intimidation and massive technological failure told by Susan Purdue, a former employee of the MedQuist medical transcription company


  • Baghdad Burning - The people in Falloojeh have been trying to get the women and children out of the town for the last 48 hours but all the roads out of the city are closed by the Americans and refugees are being shot at and bombed on a regular basis… we're watching the television and crying. The hospital is overflowing with victims… those who have lost arms and legs… those who have lost loved ones. There isn't enough medicine or bandages… what are the Americans doing?! This is collective punishment … is this the solution to the chaos we're living in? Is this the 'hearts and minds' part of the campaign?
  • One Year Later - April 9, 2004 - One year later, and Bush has achieved what he wanted- this day will go down in history and in the memory of all Iraqis as one of the bloodiest days ever


  • Iraqi insurgents said they had seized four Italians and two Americans on the western outskirts of Baghdad on Friday
  • Iraqi Insurgents Say Seize Six Foreigners


  • The BUSH MURDERS Continue...

    "How can a superpower like the US put itself in a state of war with a small city like Falluja? This is genocide," he told AFP news agency on Friday, the first anniversary of the fall of Saddam Hussein
  • One member described the operation as "genocide" after doctors in the Sunni Muslim city of 300,000 reported 450 deaths and 1,000 injured this week


  • Artificial rainfall eases drought in Hebei
  • About 120 counties and regions covering 40,000 square kilometers benefited from the artificial rainfall. It was the first time this year that Chinese air forces had participated in artificial precipitation


  • Fears are rising among many Somalis about container tanks which are parked off the coast in central Somalia. Many people fear that the tanks could explode any time, while the materials inside then are thought to be toxic or nuclear waste from Western industries
  • The organization has also said that Somali people are facing a huge danger from the nuclear waste which is believed to be thrown in Somali waters


  • When the 2nd plane hit the South Tower at 9:05 am, half the world knew America was under attack. Yet the SecDef had not been warned, and the President continued to read a children's story and loiter at a school in Florida for 40 minutes after he was told by his press secretary "we are under attack."
  • Media Ignores 911 Evidence Where's the Outrage?


  • BLM OFFICER DETAINS FAMILY 5 HOURS FOR PICKING UP ROCKS
  • On January 3, 2004, two Bureau Of Land Management agents detained four adult residents of Whetstone and their three children for five hours for picking up rocks


  • Mysterious Death Benefits Bush
  • The subject line on yesterday's email read: "Another mysterious accident solves a Bush problem. Athan Gibbs dead, Diebold lives." The attached news story briefly described the untimely Friday, March 12th death of perhaps America's most influential advocate of a verified voting paper trail in the era of touch screen computer voting. Gibbs, an accountant for more than 30 years and the inventor of the TruVote system, died when his vehicle collided with an 18-wheeled truck which rolled his Chevy Blazer several times and forced it over the highway retaining wall where it came to rest on its roof


  • CFR: Rethinking the Role of the U.S. Mexican Border in the Post-9/11 World
  • "U.S.-Mexico: Immigration Policy & The Bilateral Relationship"


  • Bush will walk re-election, says Murdoch
  • "He's going to walk it," Mr Murdoch told Sydney radio station 2GB. "The economy's doing extremely well and there is an international crisis. You've got to understand, America was attacked: 9/11 changed America."


  • Al-Qaida calls for more mutilations
  • Communique encourages attacks like those in Fallujah, Mogadishu


  • Russia condemns escalation of violence in Iraq
  • Russia calls for ceasing fighting in Iraq, Russian Foreign Ministry declared in its published release. We should prevent an imminent humanitarian catastrophe in Iraq and further escalation of violence


  • China slams US for selling radar system to Taiwan
  • Such a move seriously violated the principles set forth in the three China-US joint communiques, in particular the Aug. 17 Communique on arms sales between the two countries, Kong told a press conference


  • Iraq situation at critical time: Polish defense minister
  • Polish Defense Minister Jerzy Szmajdzinski said Thursday that the situation in Iraq is very complicated at the moment as various parties are scrambling for power


  • The Pacific Ocean island of Guam is being built up to counter threats from China and extend the US' influence in the region
  • US military spreads its wings in Asia


  • Israel's nuclear secrets-The man who knew too much
  • Mordechai Vanunu is about to be released after 18 years in jail for revealing Israel's nuclear secrets. But just how much freedom will he be allowed? Robert Fisk reports


  • When North Becomes South: New Clues to Earth's Mangetic Flip-Flops
  • Next time Earth's magnetic field flips, compass needles will point South instead of North. But scientists can't say when it will occur, and until now they've disagreed on how long the transitions take


  • NYC Firefighters WTC Detonator Conversation
  • A dear friend of mine was able to make a written transcript of the NYFD video mpeg movie that appeared on Alex Jones Prison Planet. Here, then is the link to the video and the transcript she wrote


  • The Ugly Truth
  • The War Party revels in American – and Iraqi – casualties


  • A year after the fall of Saddam Hussein US troops are battling gunmen in the old regime's Sunni heartland while unrest continues in Iraq's Shia cities
  • Battles grip Iraq on anniversary


  • Shock jock Stern axed after fine
  • Radio DJ Howard Stern has been dropped by US media giant Clear Channel after regulators fined it $495,000 (£270,000) for indecency in his show


  • Claim vs. Fact: Rice's Q&A Testimony Before the 9/11 Commission
  • Radio DJ Howard Stern has been dropped by US media giant Clear Channel after regulators fined it $495,000 (£270,000) for indecency in his show


  • Rice Testimony Before 9/11 Commission
  • National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice has her work cut out for herself Thursday morning when she testifies to the 9/11 Commission. In the sorry history of the Bush administration's attempts to derail the Commission, her testimony will be a defining moment. Rice has quite a job to do in explaining


  • Experts' suggestions range from a quick withdrawal to increasing troop levels and repairing international coalition
  • US options in dealing with a widening war


  • Leading officials from the world's largest oil exporter and largest consumer will face off in Washington on Apr. 27 -- less than a month after US pleas for more oil fell on deaf OPEC ears -- when Saudi Oil Minister Ali Naimi and Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan address a conference on US-Saudi relations and global energy security
  • US and Saudis Go to the Table


  • Firms Line Up for Alaskan Pipeline
  • Following years in lack of interest, companies are suddenly scrambling to build a pipeline from Alaska's North Slope to markets in Canada and the US


  • Russia-Lukin calls for public expression of concern about Iraq
  • “The situation in Iraq causes serious concerns, first and foremost for the people. The more insistent the United States is in the protection of human rights in that area, the more people die, become cripples and suffer, and the less prospects are left for solving the problem,”


  • Soyuzneftegas, the Russian investment and financial group, is holding talks with US and UK companies about a possible joint venture for the development of the Rafidain oil field in southern Iraq
  • More Russian Investment to Iraq


  • Charley Reese: US Complicity in Israel’s Misdeeds
  • "Sharon doesn't want peace, because he knows that any peace settlement would involve returning nearly all of the occupied territories.."


  • 'Let Them Eat Lead'
  • I recently received an email from a reliable administration source. This highly reputable source tells me that between campaign fundraisers, watching Major League baseball games, and vacationing at his Texas ranch, his top advisors told President Bush of the Sadr Offensive and the deteriorating situation in Iraq via conference call. On being informed that many poor US foot soldiers were dying or dead, he listened on in silence. Mr. President, what will we do?" he was asked. According to this official, President Bush hesitated for a second, then smirked, "Let them eat lead."


  • Responding to the Iraq Intifada
  • "Will Bush Flatten Fallujah?"


  • Militiamen Control Parts of 3 Iraq Cities
  • Shiite Muslim militias held partial control Thursday over three southern Iraqi cities


  • 14 SIGNPOSTS TO SLAVERY
  • 14 SIGNPOSTS TO SLAVERY


  • Insects of Mass Destruction
  • Could Insects Be Used as Bioweapons?


  • Girl, 9, 'Cuffed For Rabbit Heist
  • A 9-year-old girl accused of stealing a rabbit and $10 from a neighbor's home was arrested, handcuffed and questioned at a Florida police station


  • Several members of the 9-11 Commission are CFR members
  • Few people realize the role in our government that the Council on Foreign Relations plays


  • The U.S. Military Is in Real Trouble
  • Our 30-year old all-volunteer Army is crucially close to being broken


  • 9/11 kin: Answers just raise questions
  • Relatives of the Sept. 11 victims ripped into Condoleezza Rice yesterday after she insisted the Bush administration had no clue the U.S. would be attacked


  • Website www.DumpTheDoubters.com asks, "John Kerry: Fake or Pure Fiction?"
  • John Kerry is the world's biggest fake! A super-rich politician, he plays the part of the common man who is out there for people with no voice. Instead, he is yet another tax-and-spend Democratic Flunky with a wishy-washy agenda designed to cover-up an ultra-liberal platform


  • Two FBI Whistleblowers Accuse Bureau of Ignoring Warnings Before 9/11
  • Sibel Edmonds, former FBI translator who was hired shortly after Sept. 11 to translate intelligence related to the attacks


  • Iraq Propaganda Office Packed With Bush Operatives
  • Iraq - Inside the marble-floored palace hall that serves as the press office of the U.S.-led coalition, Republican Party operatives lead a team of Americans who promote mostly good news about Iraq


  • "Topoff 3"-Garden State to Participate in Nat'l Terror Drill
  • This one will simulate an attack using weapons of mass destruction targeting New Jersey and Connecticut. It'll be coordinated through the national Office of Homeland Security


  • School's in for Ithaca SWAT
  • Police officers watch both directions down a hallway during SWAT team training exercises Wednesday at Ithaca High School


  • Vaccination drill at high school tests smallpox preparations
  • McDaniel College student C.J. Schleicher gave Carroll County sheriff's deputies a scare yesterday when he apparently took a hostage at gunpoint before giving up and bolting out of a Carroll County high school.


  • Refinery explosion near Gallup, N.M.; four hospitalized with serious injuries
  • Smoke billowed from one side of the Giant Industries refinery about 15 miles east of Gallup in western New Mexico as rescue crews converged on the scene


  • TOM FLOCCO.COM'S "KEYS TO CONDI RICE TESTIMONY"
  • TOM FLOCCO.COM'S "KEYS TO CONDI RICE TESTIMONY"


  • Is there a common destiny? Is there a common destiny for Aztlan and Mexico? Will Mexico recover its lost territories? There is a Mexican-American activist that use to be a radio talk host that would broadcast in English, "Wake up and smell the refried beans!" and "We are reconquering Aztlan without firing a shot, house by house, block by block!" Y que?
  • Aztlan/Mexico: "Forum on Binational Thought" to be held in Mexico City


  • Navy contractor workers arrested for immigration violations
  • Thirty-one employees of a Navy contractor who have access to military installations and vessels were arrested Thursday on immigration charges


  • Plan to have police enforce immigration law is delayed
  • Controversial legislation to encourage local police agencies to routinely enforce federal immigration laws and punish those that don't is stalled in congressional committees amid rising opposition and new $9 billion cost projections


  • China's intellectuals are said to be "dying like flies" in their mental prime, in a mysterious syndrome that may be linked to early harsh experiences under political campaigns launched by communist authorities
  • Overworked, underfed intellectuals drop like flies


  • Now it is America that desperately needs rescuing
  • The limits of raw military power are being learned again in Iraq


  • File-sharing to bypass censorship
  • By the year 2010, file-sharers could be swapping news rather than music, eliminating censorship of any kind


  • All FBI agents know the saying: “Don’t embarrass the Bureau.” It means keep quiet about what you see, don’t air FBI laundry in public, and if you mess up, find a way to cover up.
  • FBI List of Horrors


  • The Russians are building tremendous new nuclear/biological and chemical weapons systems--all with the assistance of US technology transfers. They are deploying on average, 3 new Topol-M 6th generation ballistic missiles per month. We built our last MX over 10 years ago, and are disarming unilaterally. Further, the Russian are building huge underground nuclear bunkers and weapons production facilities in the Ural Mountains, clearly intended to function during a nuclear war. The US intelligence community (under both Republican and Democratic administrations) knows this and are actively covering for the Russians, so the American people won't become alarmed
  • Both Republican and Democratic administrations have been supplying the Chinese with high technology weapons systems for years


  • A consortium headed by French Total is studying the project for transportation of crude oil from Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan through Iran to the Persian Gulf, according to a source in the Iranian Oil Ministry
  • Major Iranian Pipeline Planned


  • HAARP? Sicilian Blazes Put Science to the Test
  • The gate at the entrance to this tiny Sicilian village has come off its hinges and swings in the wind as cats wander into homes abandoned after a series of mystery fires


  • Mandatory Draft Coming-Soon
  • There is pending legislation in the House and Senate (twin bills: S 89 and HR 163) which will time the program's initiation so the draft can begin at early as Spring 2005 -- just after the 2004 presidential election. The administration is quietly trying to get these bills passed now, while the public's attention is on the elections, so our action on this is needed immediately. Details and links follow










  • Thursday, April 08, 2004

    NEWS 

    20 Questions for Condi
  • 20 Questions for Condi


  • Refinery Explosion Reported Near Gallup, N.M.; Four Hospitalized With Serious Injuries
  • Smoke billowed from the east side of the Giant Industries refinery about 15 miles east of Gallup in western New Mexico as rescue crews converged on the scene


  • April 8: MSNBC-TV's Chris Matthews talks with 9/11 widows about the Rice testimony
  • 9/11 widows react


  • Fines Proposed for Clear Channel Over Stern Show
  • Federal regulators said on Thursday they will seek $495,000 in fines from six Clear Channel Communications Inc. radio stations that aired indecent comments made on the popular Howard Stern show


  • IRAQ WAR = DEATH - A photo essay on American occupation murder of children
  • A photo essay on American occupation murder of children


  • Upside down American Flag raises neighbor's ire
  • Richard Evey says flying his American flag upside down is a sign of protest, not disrespect for the national symbol


  • Video Of Bush At Elementary School On 911 Tells All
  • The video produced by Booker Elementary School, where President Bush was visiting on the morning of September 11, 2001, can be seen online at


  • Carlyle Group Subsidiary Named "MATRICS" is Brimming with NSA and CIA Operatives and pushing a Swastika-Shaped Tracker Chip
  • The Carlyle Group, run by Frank Carlucci, was strategically placed before Sept 11th to maximize profits by controlling almost every sector of the police state's architecture in America


  • Maoists kidnap 1,500 youths in rural Nepal
  • Maoist rebels abducted around 1,500 youths from three villages in a remote corner of southwestern Nepal, a local village official said on Wednesday


  • Sushi Fresh From the Deep . . . the Deep Freeze
  • But because of health concerns and growing demand, 50 to 60 percent of sushi in the United States is frozen at some point in its journey from the ocean, according to wholesalers. And rare is the sushi restaurant that tells customers upfront that they may be eating fish that has been in deep freeze for up to two years


  • 100 Years Ago, an Intersection's New Name: Times Square
  • One hundred years ago today, New York City renamed the intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue. The headline the next morning told the story: "Times Square Is the Name of City's New Centre."


  • Forest Fires in America: Part of Al Qaeda's Plan of Economic Attack?
  • The question is now raised: How will Al Qaeda direct the economic attacks in the coming days?











  • Wednesday, April 07, 2004

    Revolutionary violence engulfs Iraq 

    "Why should we hear about body bags and deaths and how many, what day it's gonna happen? It's not relevant. So why should I waste my beautiful mind on something like that?"— George W. Bush's mother Barbara on ABC/Good Morning America, March 18, 2003

    Humanity is first casualty of war
  • That was the frightening truth: that the chaos and carnage continue in Iraq, unabated and uncontrolled, despite $120 billion, 150,000 troops, and thousands of destroyed lives


  • NATIONALLY-COORDINATED DAYS OF ACTION Friday, April 9 - Monday, April 12, 2004
  • To demand: - U.S. OUT OF IRAQ - Bring the Troops Home Now - Money for jobs, education and healthcare - Not for wars of aggression


  • Nader Calls for Bush to Be Impeached
  • "Lying under oath is not a trivial offense, but it cannot compare with deceiving the American people night after night after night on national television, staging untruths and rejecting the advice of his advisers,"


  • Baghdad Burning-Teapots and Kettles...
  • Now it seems we are almost literally reliving the first few days of occupation… I woke up to the sound of explosions and gunfire last night and for one terrible moment I thought someone had warped me back a whole year and we would have to relive this last year of our life over and over again…


  • Revolutionary violence engulfs Iraq
  • New fronts quickly opening against embattled U.S. troops


  • The veteran Democratic Senator, Edward Kennedy, has described Iraq as George Bush's Vietnam - the long war that ended in humiliating retreat for the United States in 1975
  • Is Iraq another Vietnam?


  • US Bombs Fallujah Mosque; More Than 40 Worshippers Killed
  • Revolutionary violence engulfs Iraq


  • There is a sound and simple reason why John McCain should not be John F. Kerry's running mate on the Democratic ticket in November. He is a Republican
  • TAKE A STAND ON VP CHOICE


  • White House withholds Rice speech
  • The Bush Administration has refused to provide the panel investigating the September 11, 2001, attacks with the speech National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice was to have delivered on that day touting missile defence as a priority rather than al-Qaeda


  • FIRST DISCO-BAR THAT WILL INJECT VERICHIP ON CLIENTS! *PIC*
  • As a sign of things to come, in March, 18th: Here, in Barcelona we had another front open: the recreational front, as an attempt to make “fashionable” the implant.


  • Chemtrails Over Albany,NY - Watching Planes Turn Spray On
  • Just north of Albany, NY, extensive chemtrails are being created over the Lake George region of New York, approximately 2-3 times per week


  • President Bush's "Bring Them On" Picture Album
  • President Bush's "Bring Them On" Picture Album


  • Private mercenaries were behind the slaughter at Najaf
  • 5000 Iraqis marched on a fort in Najaf on Sunday to protest the closing of a newspaper and the US arrest warrant on a cleric. Suddenly soldiers opened up killing 30 and wounding hundreds of women and children. It turns out these were fucking mercs from Blackwater Security ( 4 fools set up by Mossad )


  • UK Allocates $3.9 Billion to Russian Government
  • Under an agreement of the Global Partnership program, the UK will allocate $3.922 billion to Russia for decomissioning nuclear submarines and rehabilitation of the environment


  • ACLU Freedom of Expression Award For Palast Book
  • The American Civil Union has awarded Greg Palast the Upton Sinclair Freedom of Expression Award (the 'Uppie') for his book, Democracy and Regulation


  • 9-11 panel to probe FBI informant's tip
  • Man who translated lead on al-Qaida plot confirms meeting with 3 investigators









  • Tuesday, April 06, 2004

    U.S. soldiers still buying own armor 

    Despite U.S. promise, soldiers in Iraq still buying their own body armor
  • Soldiers headed for Iraq are still buying their own body armor -- and in many cases, their families are buying it for them -- despite assurances from the military that the gear will be in hand before they're in harm's way


  • TerrorBet the world's first trading exchange to offer contracts on civil unrest events today reopened for preregistration following its presentation to the European Commission in Brussels
  • TerrorBet the world's first trading exchange to offer contracts on civil unrest events today re-opened for preregistration following its presentation to the European Commission in Brussels


  • Cartoon: Homeland Insecurity
  • Cartoon: Homeland Insecurity


  • Modern Mercenaries on the Iraqi Frontier
  • "You've got a whole host of fly-by-night and disreputable companies," said Mr. Custer. "They're terrible. They get people killed."


  • NYC Bids to Secure Subways But 'No Guarantees'
  • New York had 2,800 transit police officers protecting transit, primarily guarding the subways, he said. In addition to their presence, they will conduct station and train sweeps, while the city has hot lines for vigilant passengers to report anything suspicious


  • A House of Representatives panel has approved a sweeping new copyright bill that would boost penalties for peer-to-peer piracy and increase federal police powers against Internet copyright infringement
  • House panel approves copyright bill


  • New title from Atria Books Reveals Evidence that Rock Icon was Murdered
  • Did the shot that killed Kurt Cobain come from his own hand? Or was he murdered? An explosive investigation, based on newly uncovered forensic evidence, reveals Cobain was murdered and that his "suicide" was a scientific impossibility!


  • The Whores of War - Profits At Any Price
  • Covert government by defense contractor means corrupt wars of conquest, government by dope dealer. When the world's traditional inebriative herbs become illegal commodities, they become worth as much as precious metal, precious metal that can be farmed


  • Drive-in cinema is Norway's coolest
  • The new cinema in the Norwegian town of Kautokeino is somewhat out of the ordinary. Not only is it entirely made out of snow - it is a drive-in. For snow mobiles


  • Zinn-Acerbic Historian Comes Not to Praise Bush
  • "History is not always wise. If history is wise, it will look back on the Bush administration as a disaster for the American people," said Zinn, who will speak at Westminster College tonight. "This will be looked back on as a very dark period in American history."


  • Iraq-On the brink of anarchy
  • The Bush administration was last night facing a nightmare scenario in Iraq, fighting on two fronts against Sunni and Shia militants less than three months before it is due to hand over power to an Iraqi government


  • Bush Uses Resources to Push Re-Election
  • The Treasury Department analyzes John Kerry's tax proposals and the numbers quickly find their way to the Republican National Committee. The Health and Human Services Department spends millions on ads promoting President Bush's prescription drug plan. The House Resources Committee posts a diatribe against Kerry's "absurd" energy ideas on its Web site


  • Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has endorsed a bill in his state's legislature that would grant driver's licenses to illegal aliens
  • "We shouldn't allow them to come into our country to begin with,'' Bush said. "But once they're here, what do you do?"


  • HEAVY FIGHTING IN IRAQ
  • A large scale battle has been reported in the Iraqi town of Ar Ramadi, just over 20 miles west of Fullajah


  • Book: Poppy opposed Dubya's war
  • A new book on the Bush political dynasty claims former President George H.W. Bush opposed last year's invasion of Iraq


  • Washington's Hidden Agenda: Restore the Drug Trade
  • Afghanistan's Multibillion Dollar Heroin Trade


  • Study: TV May Rewire Kids' Brains
  • Researchers have found that every hour preschoolers watch television each day boosts their chances -- by about 10 percent -- of developing attention deficit problems later in life


  • U.S. Sex Trade Undermines Morality In Iraq
  • U.S. Muslims called for a Pentagon probe of a photograph circulating on the Internet that showing an American soldier apparently mocking an Iraqi child


  • Iraqi sources have revealed that cleric Muqtada Sadr's Mahdi army militia have seized the television broadcast building in the central town of Kut and started to broadcast pre-recorded messages from the young Shia now wanted by U.S. forces
  • Sadr's Men Begin Broadcasting, Fallujans Feel Squeeze


  • New book dramatizes mere coincidences, Hilliard says
  • Terrorists, drug runners, cover-ups, CIA, KGB and shady characters are the cloak-and-dagger kinds of elements that make for a riveting spy novel or action thriller. It’s hardly the place you’d expect to find retired Green Bay businessman Wally J. Hilliard


  • New book dramatizes mere coincidences, Hilliard says
  • Terrorists, drug runners, cover-ups, CIA, KGB and shady characters are the cloak-and-dagger kinds of elements that make for a riveting spy novel or action thriller. It’s hardly the place you’d expect to find retired Green Bay businessman Wally J. Hilliard


  • Decoding the CNN/Pentagon Propaganda About JetBlue Airways
  • Psy Ops Exposed: How the Pentagon and the government-controlled media are luring Americans into giving up their privacy









  • Monday, April 05, 2004

    News, and it's all bad! 

    Outside View: A blow to the Fourth Amendment
  • In a judicial version of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has blasted a huge hole in the Fourth Amendment. If the Supreme Court fails to repair it, the Bill of Rights will topple as surely as did the Twin Towers 2 1/2 years ago


  • “An administration desperate for re-election will take 550 soldiers from Japan, which provide the veneer of international support and credibility for our relations in Iraq, which is the preoccupation of the electorate, and give the green light to $2.8 billion going from Japan to Iran," said Brad Sherman, a California Democrat.
  • Troops for Iranian Green Light?


  • Saudi Money Influences University Education in America
  • The Saudi royal family, which has bankrolled the activities of al-Qaeda and Palestinian terrorists, is also using its vast wealth to buy influence at some of the best American universities, including Harvard, Cornell and Georgetown


  • NYC - Left behind due to the school system's failures, third-graders learn they're dumb
  • As the city's increasingly apprehensive third-graders were being drilled by their teachers for the fateful April reading and math tests, the hosannas for the mayor's "Monday Night Massacre" of dissenters on the Panel for Educational Policy resounded on the editorial pages


  • Jeb Bush Considers White House Run In 2008?
  • With seven months to go until the presidential election, some are already discussing a Bush victory in 2008


  • The Pentagon has already earmarked $500 million over the next five years for research into a "Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator," a nuclear missile that could burrow into underground bunkers to attack an enemy's nuclear or chemical missile programs
  • Pentagon Presses for New Nukes


  • Jack Spadaro tells Bob Simon that the Bush administration covered up one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history
  • A Toxic Cover-Up?


  • It is 10 years since the brilliant but troubled Nirvana singer, Kurt Cobain, shot himself. BBC News Online looks back at his life
  • Torment of rock hero Cobain


  • Broadcast Exclusive: U.S. Soldiers Contaminated With Depleted Uranium Speak Out
  • A special investigation by Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzalez of the New York Daily News has found four of nine soldiers of the 442nd Military Police Company of the New York Army National Guard returning from Iraq tested positive for depleted uranium contamination. They are the first confirmed cases of inhaled depleted uranium exposure from the current Iraq conflict

  • Shocking report reveals local troops may be victims of america's high-tech weapons
  • Four soldiers from a New York Army National Guard company serving in Iraq are contaminated with radiation likely caused by dust from depleted uranium shells fired by U.S. troops, a Daily News investigation has found


  • Warrant issued for the arrest of radical Shiite cleric
  • An Iraqi judge has issued a murder arrest warrant for a radical Shiite Muslim cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, for the slaying of another Shiite leader


  • A Conservative Total for U.S. Aid to Israel: $91 Billion—and Counting..
  • "An Oct. 27, 2000 Congressional Research Service (CRS) report, using available and verifiable numbers, gives cumulative aid to Israel from 1949 through FY 2000 (which ended Sept. 30, 2000) at $81.38 billion. On the other hand, last year the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs estimated total aid to Israel through FY 2000 at $91.82 billion .."


  • Shiite's rebellion is no accident!
  • Anti-American rebellion began in Iraq. Iraqi Shiites captured the town of Basra. Americans have no other choice but to conquer the already occupied territory


  • Bush, Kerry Share Tippy-Top Secret
  • Yalies Bush and Kerry Share a Patrician Past Of Skull and Bones


  • 1914 Bohemian Grove play reiterates "hate" obsession and reveals links to German Brotherhood of Death Society
  • We recently acquired a copy of a 1914 Grove play entitled "Nec-natama" or "Comradeship". On the surface this play reveals nothing new about the activities of the Bohemian Club, yet it does provide evidence of some of the themes we have come to be familiar with at the Grove.


  • ID cards 'compulsory by 2008'
  • Everyone in Britain could be forced to have identity cards within five years under a fast-track plan by David Blunkett which is backed by Tony Blair and gaining support within the Cabinet


  • An illegal immigrant managing a convenience store aroused suspicion by asking customers about explosives -- enough to detonate several city blocks. Investigators said he was also collecting photos of skyscrapers, including ones in Houston
  • Thousands of leads keep Houston task force busy


  • Passenger planes still at risk as efforts to fight terror lack funds, technology
  • Jets' cargo a threat to security


  • Golden State Transportation Co., a bus company with facilities in Tucson, pleaded guilty yesterday to six felonies related to bringing illegal immigrants into the country and moving them as far as the East Coast, said a spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney in Arizona
  • Bus company pleads guilty to felonies


  • Corporations escape taxes
  • Most American and foreign corporations operating in the United States paid no income tax between 1996 and 2000


  • White House vetting could delay 9/11 report until after election
  • The chairman of an independent commission looking into US counterterrorism activities prior to the September 11 attacks said he could not guarantee that the panel's report will be released before the November presidential election because of a protracted White House vetting process


  • 800,000 Cards Overcharged at Wal-Marts
  • A computer hardware problem caused more than 800,000 credit and debit card transactions to be double- or triple-billed last week at Wal-Mart stores nationwide, according to officials at First Data Corp., which handled the electronic payments


  • Chomsky offers up yet another version of the “lesser-of-two-evils” argument, which for decades has helped keep American workers in thrall to the big business parties and paralyzed in the face of the ruling class assault on their social conditions and living standards
  • Professor Chomsky comes in from the cold


  • As we shall show below, the current US military occupation of Haiti is aimed at upholding the US’s role as the principal economi,c military and geo-political power in the Caribbean region; ensuring that the turmoil in Haiti does not cut across the Bush administration’s agenda; and establishing a government in Port-au-Prince even more pliant to Washington and Wall Street
  • Professor Chomsky comes in from the cold






  • Sunday, April 04, 2004

    Cheney shadow government babies used as 'laboratory animals' 

    Cheney is running a shadow government, claims Watergate aide
  • Much of the blame for the White House style, he suggests, lies with Mr Cheney, who is "by nature a secretive man" who "wants to turn the clock back to pre-Watergate styles of Imperial Presidency"


  • UK firm tried HIV drug on orphans
  • GlaxoSmithKline embroiled in scandal in which babies and children were allegedly used as 'laboratory animals'


  • Odigo, the instant messaging service, says that two of its workers received messages two hours before the Twin Towers attack on September 11 predicting the attack would happen, and the company has been cooperating with Israeli and American law enforcement, including the FBI, in trying to find the original sender of the message predicting the attack
  • 911 - Odigo says workers were warned of attack


  • Russian is Arming: Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Chile and Uruguay
  • The annual volume of Russian export of weapons to Latin America worth 100 million U.S. dollars is quite feasible over the next few years


  • Baghdad Burning-Riots, Star Gazing and Cricket Choirs...
  • Let me make it very clear right now that I am *not* a supporter of Al-Sadr. I do not like clerics who want to turn Iraq into the next Iran or Saudi Arabia or Kuwait… but it makes me really, really angry to see these demonstrations greeted with bullets and tanks by the troops


  • A bomb that was found under a high-speed rail line in Spain was made of the same brand of dynamite used in the Madrid commuter train attacks that killed 191 people
  • Spain Bomb Matches Material From Attacks


  • Private Pentagon contractors are paying soldiers of fortune from Chile and South Africa up to $4,000 per month for stints in Iraq
  • Mercenaries 'R' U.S.


  • Alaska to OK drilling near Arctic refuge
  • Citing frustration with what he calls "America's extreme environmental community," Gov. Frank Murkowski said Wednesday that he will open state waters offshore of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska to oil wells


  • Bush Secret email gives advice on denying climate change
  • Bush Attacks Environment 'Scare Stories'


  • Security guards at elementary schools in Kent, Washington, have used metal handcuffs to restrain unruly students at least four times during the current school year, officials said on Thursday
  • Students handcuffed at elementary school


  • THE Reading landlady who was innocently caught up in one of Britain’s biggest-ever terror crackdowns has told of the terrifying moment when 20 police officers raided her home
  • Terror raid has ruined my life


  • MARCH 11TH 2004 TO APRIL 19TH 2004 IS EXACTLY 911 HOURS
  • I didn't believe this one myself until I actually did the math


  • US tanks crush Iraqi protesters: police
  • "There were two or three dead among the protestors who threw themselves under American tanks, which could not avoid them on Tahrir square,"


  • A TOP Bush administration diplomat has renewed and refined charges that Cuba is a "terrorist and (biological weapons) threat to the United States" amid the ongoing US war on terror, and as the US presidential election looms
  • Cuba 'bioterror threat to US'


  • Dream-Filled Missile Silos
  • The Pentagon is foolishly racing to deliver on President Bush's grandiose 2000 campaign promise to have a still unproven, money-munching missile defense system deployed in time for the November election. It's supposed to provide protection against incoming ballistic missiles. But, so far, the rush into the old "Star Wars" dream amounts to an extravagant political shield


  • Gypsy village destroyed
  • A month ago, Qawliya's collection of perhaps 150 homes in southern Iraq contained a small red-light district, an isolated warren known for prostitution and gunrunning and as a haven from the law. Today, it is destroyed, the few sounds of life made by barking dogs and scavengers piling bricks from razed homes

  • A March 12 raid by militiamen forced residents to flee the village of Qawliya, about 100 miles southeast of Baghdad


  • Border Patrol Agents near the Falfurrias checkpoint on Saturday detained 10 very tired Chinese citizens believed to have entered the country illegally
  • Border Patrol detains Chinese


  • Each year, thousands of illegal immigrants sneak across the border between Tijuana and San Ysidro
  • After Congress enacted the Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (search), the government began building the 14-foot-tall second fence with 150-foot patrol roads on both sides and a third fence to further delineate the border security zone



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