Saturday, October 23, 2004

thi3rdeye is 1 year old! 

Police State: Police projectile containing pepper spray KILLS student
Snelgrove was struck in the left eye by a projectile containing pepper spray that was fired by police trying to quell rioting on Lansdowne Street after the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees to clinch the American League pennant.

Bush supporters are wildly misinformed
Bush supporters are wildly misinformed.

The monarchization of America under Bush
"Bush is expanding federal power and stretching prerogatives in almost every area that captures his fancy."

US Rejects World Calls to Join Russia in Ratifying Kyoto Pact
The United States, flying in the face of snowballing world opinion, said it would not follow Russia's lead and ratify the Kyoto protocol on global warming.

Ancient City of Teotihuacan a Modern Battleground Between Conservationists, Wal-Mart
Since news broke last May of Wal-Mart's plan to construct a 71,902-square-foot store near the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon 30 miles northeast of Mexico City, the entranceway of the primordial city has turned into a carnival of demonstrators, most protesting the plans, though some welcoming the 180 jobs the store will bring.

Bush Signs $136B Corporate Tax Cut Bill
The legislation also includes a $10.1 billion buyout of quotas held by tobacco farmers.

the fifth estate: The Unauthorized Biography of Dick Cheney
American Vice-President Dick Cheney has walked the corridors of world power for three decades.

A warning to Dallas Cowboys fans who plan to vote in this North Texas city: Leave your team colors at home
Cowboys fans warned against showing team colors.

100 Facts and 1 Opinion - The Non-Arguable Case Against the Bush Administration
Case Against the Bush Administration.

China arrests researcher for the Times
BEIJING A Chinese researcher for The New York Times who was detained in September has been formally arrested on suspicion of providing state secrets to foreigners, but the authorities have not said what he is accused of having done, his lawyer said Thursday.

Israeli army faces a revolt from the right
As a 25-year reservist of Israel's army, Boaz Haetzni is used to following orders. Soon he could be asked to help remove some 8,000 Israeli settlers from the Gaza Strip and the northern West Bank.

Bin Laden is located, says 9/11 panelist
The Pentagon knows exactly where Osama bin Laden is hiding in Pakistan, it just can't get to him, John Lehman, a member of the 9/11 Commission.

A Bush pre-election strike on Iran 'imminent'
White House insider report "October Surprise" imminent.

Delmart Vreeland, Man Who Says He Predicted Sept. 11 Attacks Arrested
He's reportedly considered a folk hero among conspiracy theorists who believe he is a spy for the Office of Naval Intelligence. Comment: The last we heard of Vreeland, he had been 'disappeared' by the government.

'Gravest consequences' if N. Korea attacks South
The United States promised South Korea today any North Korean use of weapons of mass destruction after a planned U.S. troop pullout from the South "would have the gravest consequences."

Chips Coming to a Brain Near You
In this era of high-tech memory management, next in line to get that memory upgrade isn't your computer, it's you.


OIL: Traders are geared up for $70 a barrel, but some analysts say prices above $50 are unsustainable
Tradersand some analysts expect the price of oil to run up to $60 or even $70 a barrel in the next month or two.

In all, the U.S. Congress has approved spending $220 million on MEPI projects

U.S. awards $18.5 million to Middle East reform projects
The new grants will support programs in Jordan, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, the West Bank and Gaza

Heading towards the apocalypse
Iraq is being held in the grip of zealots, for whom the day of reckoning has finally arrived.

Global Eye Hysterica Passio
Now we come at last to the heart of darkness.

Slaves of the State
Most people do not realize it, but they are nothing more than the property of the State.

How to ask your boss for more
The job market is finally changing in your favor. But to get a raise, you'll need persuasion.

Friday, October 22, 2004

Age Of Conflict: thi3rdeye is 1 year old today! 

UK Scientists Go Ahead with Human Cloning While UN Debates
"I have done the first manipulation with human eggs,"

Delaware's congressional delegation for an investigation into whether troops at Dover Air Force Base received experimental anthrax vaccine in 1999
Pentagon silent on investigation.

911: Jimmy Walter started a new Ad-, Radio- and TV Spot Campaign about 9/11 and launched his new project reopen911.org
According to their own words, Reopen911.org is a "non-partisan group of individuals and businesses that have come together to demand answers to the hundreds of unanswered questions about September 11, 2001.

ReOpen911.org - This web site is dedicated to discovering the bottom line truth to what really occurred on September 11, 2001.

Petition to Investigate The Terrorist Attack On The U.S. on September 11, 2001
We, the undersigned do hereby petition the Attorney General of the State of New York and the District Attorney of for the Borough of Manhattan to investigate and prosecute those responsible for the crimes listed here and assist in the civil suits by the victims for money damages against the perpetrators.

The Daily Show: Bush "We will not have an all-volunteer army."
If Bush is on his way out of office he's sure doing it in style.

TBRNews: Voice of the White House
An Israeli/U.S. strike on Iran?

Brainwash victims win cash claims
HUNDREDS of mentally ill patients who were subjected to barbaric CIA-funded brainwashing experiments by a Scottish doctor could be entitled to compensation following a landmark court ruling.


The 9/11 secret in the CIA's back pocket
Agency withholds damning report that points at senior officials.

Scrambled F15’s From Otis Air Force Base: mach 1.5 or Cruise Speed?
Conclusion: The statements of General Myers end Major General Arnold are in contradiction with one another. There is a discrepancy of 46 minutes.

The truth about Zelikow and the Sept. 11 cover-up commission
Philip Zelikow will speak at Kresge Auditorium, today, from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. We plan to protest the Sept. 11 cover-up and to raise questions about his role as executive director of the 9-11 Commission and the Commission’s report.

Voting and Counting By PAUL KRUGMAN
Recent national poll results range from a three-percentage-point Kerry lead in the A.P.-Ipsos poll released yesterday to an eight-point Bush lead in the Gallup poll.

70-Year-Old Called Up for Iraq Duty
KNTV (NBC's San Francisco Bay Area affiliate) reports that Ted Wallace of Los Gatos just received orders to report for deployment to Iraq.

Evangelist says Bush ought to admit error
NEW YORK The evangelical broadcaster Pat Robertson set off a partisan firefight after telling a television interviewer that President George W. Bush had serenely assured him that, "Oh, no, we're not going to have any casualties" in the invasion of Iraq.

EXPERIMENT CONTINUES: Pentagon says 200,000 who started anthrax-shot regimen must continue
“[Presidential candidates] Bush and Kerry both are beating the drums about the risk of bioterrorism, but every credible organization that has looked into the issue hasn’t found any,” she said. “There are no weapons of mass destruction [in Iraq] and two groups hand-picked to find them didn’t find them.”

“I am concerned for the security of our great nation, not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within.”
—General Douglas MacArthur

America is going to see monstrous problems that will make Florida 2000 pale in comparison.

"The real rulers in Washington are invisible and exercise power from behind the scenes." -Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter,1952

SHAME ON BUCHANAN! By Charlotte Iserbyt
Formerly conservative Americans, including Patrick Buchanan, are suffering from cognitive dissonance, a state of mind where one's values and beliefs since childhood are being attacked by opposite (contrary) thinking.

Halliburton wins $500 million contract
Houston-based energy company Halliburton said Thursday it has won three contracts worth as much as $500 million with an Omani company.

"China doesn't want to accept US leadership. Confrontation is inevitable."
"The gentleman does not fight. Were he to do so, he would win."

Iraq war junk gets dumped in India
A loud explosion in the scrap yard they were working knocked them unconscious and when they woke up they found themselves in a hospital with pieces of shrapnel in their bodies.

Depleted Uranium: Bush’s bombing of Iraq and Afghanistan with over 1000 metric tons of DU weapons, made from the deadly U238-isotope - America’s nuclear waste - is probably the most egregious war crime ever committed
Dear Mr. Patriot.

Whitewash: Tell this to those suffering from Cancer and other severe health problems. Study finds little risk from depleted-uranium particles
The five-year, $6 million study, analyzed for the Department of Defense by Batelle Memorial Institute, found that even in extreme cases, exposure to "aerosolized" DU did not pose a health risk.

World's 'worst plunderers' named
"We are spending nature's capital faster than it can regenerate,"

They said Sudan has procured MiG-29 fighter-jets, Mi-24 attack helicopters and a range of weapons and munitions.

A look at lawsuits, voting problems and other ballot issues around the country
Many states are facing legal challenges over possible voting problems Nov. 2. A look at some of the developments Thursday.

Crude Oil May Rise for 7th Week on Supply Concern, Survey Shows
``We're still on a trajectory for $60 oil.''

Crude oil prices have risen by almost 70 percent this year
U.S. Federal Reserve Board Governor Ben Bernanke said on Thursday higher energy costs had constituted a "significant shock to the economic system" and were likely cut U.S. economic growth by a half to three-quarters of a percentage point this year.

"The duty of a revolutionary is to make the revolution." -Che Guevara

In the absence of self-thought, of self-creativity and of self-consciousness of the masses...
Venezuela: To Make and Think the Bolivarian Revolution.

`Synchrotron' can look into atoms Canada's costliest scientific facility
Super beam machine ready for close-up.

Interpreting the language of presidential campaigns – or, a brief history of ‘ratfucking.

UN urges end to Ugandan 'horror'
20,000 children caught up in a war.

Kidnapping Care's Margaret Hassan: CIA-Mossad Op?
Is the kidnapping of CARE’s Margaret Hassan a CIA-Mossad op?

Final Beam Placed Atop New 7 World Trade
Something of a milestone in the redevelopment of Lower Manhattan. The final steel beam has been placed atop 7 World Trade Center.

Larry Silverstein, the controller of the destroyed WTC complex, stated plainly in a PBS documentary that he and the FDNY decided jointly to demolish the Solomon Bros. building, or WTC 7, late in the afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001
"I remember getting a call from the, er, fire department commander, telling me that they were not sure they were gonna be able to contain the fire, and I said, 'We've had such terrible loss of life, maybe the smartest thing to do is pull it.' And they made that decision to pull and we watched the building collapse."

Ex-ally calls Sharon 'disloyal' and warns of Israeli civil war
Mr Sharon was "not loyal to the land of Israel" and warned of a potential "civil war".

The genealogical relationships between George Walker Bush and John Forbes Kerry
Sen. John Forbes Kerry, the Democratic Party nominee for President of the United States in 2004, is related, in a number of ways, to George Walker Bush, the current (2004) US President, and the Republican Party nominee for President of the United States in 2004.

Are you a terrorist?
ARE YOU A TERRORIST? New "terrorism" laws have been recently pushed through Parliament.
Answer this 5 point quiz:

'9/11' to air on public-access TV

A Tucson woman has succeeded where director Michael Moore failed: She is making sure the anti-Bush documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11" gets on television before the Nov. 2 election.

"The Origins of the National Security Agency, 1940-1952"
The Acrobat file above is the first public presentation of "The Origins of the National Security Agency, 1940-1952" by Thomas L. Burns.

"Restricted Collections at the Library of Congress"
The Manuscript Collection at the Library of Congress houses many rare, often unique collections of documents. For various reasons - including privacy, copyright, and classification - around 200 of these collections (or portions thereof) are restricted. In some cases, this means that the researcher must get specific permission or sign a legal form before viewing; others collections can be viewed but not photocopied or even quoted; in others cases, no one is allowed to view a collection under any circumstances.

"Deleted Documents from the Air Intelligence Agency"
As part of the massive post-9/11 info-purge, the Air Intelligence Agency pulled down its instructions, manuals, and other documents.

9/11 Mom: An Open Letter to George W. Bush on the Thirty-third Anniversary of My Daughter’s Birth
Sometimes, Mr. Bush, it’s the smallest of details that makes everything click. The smallest of details. Right now, Mr. Bush, I am looking at your watch. It’s an item of clothing accessory and, unlike your other costumes, it is one that is particularly revealing.

The CIA Assassination of John Lennon
The CIA Assassination of John Lennon.

PART 1: Follies of fiddling with the yuan
Dollar hegemony emerged after 1971 from the peculiar phenomenon of a fiat dollar not backed by gold or any other species of value.

Why Pat Robertson said what he did
Pat Robertson is a liar and a thief, a master charletain, a snake oil salesman that preys mostly upon gullible Christians.

Insurgents funded by Saudis, U.S. says
Iraq's new security forces are heavily infiltrated by insurgents, and the guerrilla groups have access to almost unlimited money to pay for deadly attacks, according to a U.S. defense official who provided new details on the evolution of the rebels.

Republicans Love Red China
Yes, I said it. The Republicans love Communist China. It was Nixon who turned public opinion in support of their terroristic, Communist regime. In modern times, the Bush Pentagon’s new “world map” indicates that China is our military ally! What the heck is going on here? I understand that Bush is better than Kerry. In this case, lesser-evilism still wreaks mucho evil.

The Bush Junta Edited by Mack White - A primer to Bushian corruption and malfeasance
"Cartoonists on the Mayberry Machiavelli and the Abuse of Power Edited by Gary Groth and Mack White.

Female soldiers eyed for combat
The Army is negotiating with civilian leaders about eliminating a women-in-combat ban so it can place mixed-sex support companies within warfighting units, starting with a division going to Iraq in January.

Suit: Child-sex ring cover-up Claims ex-trooper was 1 of 10 men who abused young girls in central Pa. school
They also "threatened the lives of the minor plaintiffs should they disclose the defendants' activities and took pictures of the minor plaintiffs for use in their child pornography schemes," the lawsuit alleges.

More Government Lies! Probe: Intense Flames Sped WTC Collapse
NIST investigators are preparing a report.

Cheney: Terrorists May Bomb U.S. Cities
Cheney is the worst Terrorists.

Text of Section 9528 of the No Child Left Behind Act Regarding Military Recruitment
An Act To close the achievement gap with accountability, flexibility, and choice, so that no child is left behind.

Another Mysterious Plane Crash Victim?
Proof of lies and evidence fabrication against the Hijacker suspects of 9-11.

Kerry’s the One
There is little in John Kerry’s persona or platform that appeals to conservatives.

Old Right Nader
The Nader for President rally was a raucous affair and Mission High School was filled to capacity.

Thursday, October 21, 2004


American Passports to Get Chipped
New U.S. passports will soon be read remotely at borders around the world, thanks to embedded chips that will broadcast on command an individual's name, address and digital photo to a computerized reader.

Israel on alert as rumours circulate of right-wing plot to assassinate Sharon
The security services are reportedly on high alert against possible attacks on the Prime Minister.

Bin Laden's al Qaeda control questioned
Still, "I don't see any indications that he is in day-to-day command and control, as it were, of the al Qaeda organization or the other terrorist groups that work with him, certainly in the Afghanistan-Pakistan area," Gen. Barno said.

Global Investors' Economic Gloom Deepens
Leading investors became more pessimistic about the outlook for global economic growth in October and a growing minority don't expect a U.S. rate rise for 6 months as inflation fears recede, a Merrill Lynch poll showed on Tuesday.


Iraq 'set for 50% growth' in 2004
Iraq's economy is set to grow more than 50% this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says.

Consumption of Resources Outstripping Planet's Ability to Cope
In its regular Living Planet Report, the World Wide Fund for Nature said humans currently consume 20 percent more natural resources than the earth can produce.

Jon Stewart B*tchslaps CNN's 'Crossfire' Show
In what could well be the strangest and most refreshing media moment of the election season, "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart turned up on a live broadcast of CNN's "Crossfire" Friday and accused the mainstream media — and his hosts in particular — of being soft and failing to do their duty as journalists to keep politicians and the political process honest.

Sex pledges to boost US vote turnout
A new campaign to encourage young Americans to vote on election day is using a novel incentive - sex pledges.

Google Might Be a Big Brother
People who use public or workplace computers for e-mail, instant messaging and web searching have a new privacy risk to worry about: Google's free tool that indexes a PC's contents for quickly locating data.

Castro fall: Broken arm, knee
Cuban President Fidel Castro broke his left knee and his right arm after a fall late on Wednesday, a government statement said on Thursday.

George W Kerry?
Many US voters may want George Bush out, but John Kerry may prove to be a devil they already know, writes US blogger Glenn Reynolds.

On September 7th, 2003, President Bush announced on national television that he was asking the Congress to grant him an additional $87 billion dollars for the next fiscal year, beginning October 1, to continue the fight on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan
But $87 billion is an impossibly high number for anyone to visualize. Let's have a look..

Police stun 75-year-old Rock Hill chief says Taser was used after woman attacked officer
The Rock Hill Police Department is investigating why an officer used an electric stun gun on a 75-year-old woman who refused to leave a nursing home where she had gone to visit an ailing friend.

Witness says CIA oversaw abuse at Abu Ghraib
Witnesses in the trial of a U.S. soldier charged with abusing prisoners at Abu Ghraib have told the court that the CIA sometimes directed abuse and orders were received from military command to toughen interrogations.

109 Italian soldiers have died thus far due to exposure to depleted uranium

The Encyclopedia of White Collar and Corporate Crime
The Encyclopedia of White Collar and Corporate Crime.

The End of Empire
Rome wasn’t built in a day, they say. Nor did it fall in one. Maybe it didn’t even matter that it did.

Weapon of Mass Creation
You can learn so much about human nature, the workings of society, and the functioning of markets by looking at the aftermath of a natural disaster. It is a fascinating laboratory for observing how society functions under the worst conditions.

The US Invasion of Iraq: The Military Side of Globalization?
US Invasion of Iraq.

Major US airlines descend into loss, more bankruptcies seen
Major US airlines dived deep into losses in the third quarter, stalling under the pressure of record fuel prices and near-lethal competition with budget carriers.

Analysis: Clinton eyes U.N. post
Clinton insider and a senior U.N. source have told United Press International the 56-year-old former president would like to be named leader of the world body when Kofi Annan's term ends early in 2006.

Black & Decker to lay off 700
U.S. toolmaker Black & Decker says it will dismiss about 700 employees, shut two factories and move production offshore.

Wednesday, October 20, 2004


Bush Relatives Use Website to Show Support for Kerry
6 second cousins protest policies.

Please, don't vote for our cousin!

"Bush Relatives for Kerry" - bushrelativesforkerry.com
All the people on this web site are related to the President. In fact, some of us even attended the inauguration of his father.

Bloomberg Administration Criminalizes Free Speech, Says War Resisters League
Dropping the charges is not enough, "we require some form of redress for the violation of our civil rights," Harak said.

War Resisters League - warresisters.org
Believing war to be a crime against humanity,
the War Resisters League, founded in 1923, advocates Gandhian nonviolence as the method for creating a democratic society free of war, racism, sexism, and human exploitation.

War Resisters League - Nov. 3 Anti-War Civil Disobedience Action From World Trade Center site to Wall Street
The War Resisters League marks Election Day 2004 by asserting true democracy — voting with our bodies, not just our ballots. We vote to end war, we vote to end killing, we vote for schools and jobs and justice. And in a time marked by war and killing, building a world of peace and justice will take more than punching a card or pulling a lever.

By the thousands, soldiers 50 and older are being deployed
Sometime in the next few weeks, the 58-year-old Army National Guard command sergeant major will leave his wife, Jeanette, their 11-year-old Maltese, Pebbles, walk through the door of his Old Bridge home one final time and head to Iraq.

Robertson: I Warned Bush on Iraq casualties
President's response: 'We're not going to have any'.

Secret report details plan to draft medics
WASHINGTON The Selective Service has been updating its contingency plans for a draft of doctors, nurses and other health care workers in case of a national emergency that overwhelmed the military's medical corps.

The End of Democracy
Losing America's birthright, the George Bush way.

The 9/11 Secret in the CIA's Back Pocket
The agency is withholding a damning report that points at senior officials.

In a cover piece for the New Statesman, John Pilger traces the history of the 'joining of hands' across America's illusory political divide and describes how the 'super cult' of Americanism dictates to both Republicans and Democrats.

U.S. Lifts Arms Embargo on Haiti as Tensions Mount
The administration of U.S. President George W. Bush has lifted a 13-year arms embargo on Haiti, amid sporadic violence that threatens to plunge the western hemisphere’s poorest nation back into chaos.

Tuesday, October 19, 2004

U.S. Outsourced into a Third World Country! 

Offshore outsourcing will continue to grow nearly 20 percent annually through 2008
Offshore Outsourcing Poised for Double-Digit Growth.

Outsourcing is booming! And will speed up after the US presidential election on November 2
US companies have decided to outsource more contracts after the elections due to the media reports.

Is Bush Really on a (Facts-Don't-Matter) Mission from God?
David Corn.

Florida 2000: The Sequel
Five ways the election could end up in court, again.

Bush administration uses pension money to avoid debt ceiling
US President George W. Bush (news - web sites)'s administration said it will temporarily stop paying into a federal retirement fund to avoid hitting a 7.38-trillion-dollar debt ceiling.

U.S.: Republican Fraud will Disqualify 200,000 in Florida Vote, Says Harper’s and New Documentary
BBC Investigative Reporter Greg Palast Exposes How Democratic and African American Votes Will be Thrown Out.

“In sum, Europe has lost ground to both the US and Asia; its societies are under strain; and some ugly political forces are beginning to manifest themselves” Draft Report

Europe's failing economy threatens political turmoil, says leaked report
A threat to the EU’s continued existence.

Global sourcing's next frontier is collaborative product development
The Private Sector: New world order.

"I Have a Plan..." by Ron Paul
The problem is that government is not supposed to plan our lives or run the country; we are supposed to be free.

Marines Vent Frustration in Western Iraq
"We are losing guys left and right," says Cpl. Cody King, 20, of Phoenix, not hiding his anger. "All we are doing around here is getting blown up."

Video: The World According to Bush
Video: The World According to Bush.

U.S. Has Contingency Plans for a Draft of Medical Workers
The Selective Service has been updating its contingency plans for a draft of doctors, nurses and other health care workers in case of a national emergency that overwhelms the military's medical corps.

Sinclair employee decries planned program on Kerry
D.C. bureau chief calls it 'biased political propaganda'.

Soldiers fear that they are 'sleeping with the enemy'
Adrian Blomfield discovers deep mistrust between American troops and Iraqi soldiers they are training'.

Bin Laden is in China Bush Administration Negotiating release
This confirms Gordon Thomas, a journalist with contacts in the most important intelligence services. The terrorist had reached an agreement with China, which now negotiates its surrender with Bush. It is his greatest electoral trick.

Criticizing Israel is Not Anti-Semitism By RALPH NADER
A Letter to Abraham Foxman.

Clearly there exist the technology and know-how to make nukes anywhere in the world - and deliver them - with little chance of detection
Nuclear genie blasts out of the bottle.

Cuba calls for true integration of Latin America
US will consider whether or not to continue the scientific and technological exchanges with EU.

US thwarts EU lifting arms ban on China
Integrated development in Latin American countries should become a factor to transform the present unfair world order.

“All know well that Russia was against the military action in Iraq. At present, our views with Bush differ significantly. All I can say is an opinion of a man from a different camp,” Vladimir Putin

Gee, thanks we need your opinion! Putin: Russia to respect any choice of American people
“We shall accept with respect any choice of the American people and will work with any elected president of the U.S."

Putin Calls a Bush Loss a Victory for Terrorists
“President George W. Bush, is a "international terrorist"

Free Markets and Death Squads
The U.S.-backed regime in Haiti is violently cracking down on worker organizing.

Will Kerry Stand Up for Workers?
The AFL-CIO has committed $44 million to the election of John Kerry.

Crude Oil Falls a 2nd Day After OPEC Cuts 2005 Demand Estimate
OPEC said oil demand will rise by 1.61 million barrels a day next year.

Sinclair Fires Washington Bureau Chief
The Washington bureau chief for Sinclair Broadcast Group said he was fired Monday after he criticized the company's plans to produce a news program based on a documentary critical of John Kerry.

Ancient fungus 'revived' in lab
Fungus from a deep-sea sediment core that is hundreds of thousands of years old can grow when placed in culture, scientists have discovered.

Proof of Lies And Evidence Fabrication Against The Hijacker Suspects of 9-11
The Hijacker Suspects.

Private Investors Abroad Cut Their Investments in the U.S.
The Treasury Department reported yesterday that net monthly capital flows from the rest of the world fell for the sixth time this year, declining to $59 billion from $63 billion in July.

Should we outsource torture? By NAT HENTOFF
After the photographs of the egregious abuses of prisoners at Abu Graib prison in Iraq flashed worldwide, the president said: "Let me make very clear the position of my government and our country.

As Foreign Investment Shows Decline, Economists Keep Watch
On Sept. 9, as it must frequently do, the U.S. government turned to Wall Street to raise a little cash, and Paul Calvetti bet that demand for $9 billion worth of long-term Treasury bonds would be "huge."

Monday, October 18, 2004

Scientists find way to make us slaves 

“There’s no doubt we will be able to influence behaviour”
Richmond’s team found that they could make the monkeys work their hardest and fastest all the time, without any complaint or sign of slacking, just by manipulating D2 so that they forgot about the expectation of reward.

Organ trafficking in Baghdad, US$ 30,000 for a kidney
Many Algerians are doing just that thanks to a local criminal ring that is bringing patients from the North African country to Iraq through Jordan for a kidney transplant.

China Set To Negotiate Bin Laden Handover With Bush
Comment: Opinion is sharply divided as to the credibility of the writer, Gordon Thomas. If China are receiving kickbacks for the subsequent hadover of Osama, it would explain why the US government has just removed all barriers to US companies selling nuke components to them.

U.S.: Republican Fraud will Disqualify 200,000 in Florida Vote, Says Harper’s and New Documentary
BBC Investigative Reporter Greg Palast Exposes How Democratic and African American Votes Will be Thrown Out...

Hey look it didn't collapse like WTC! Caracas' tallest building burns
"Engineers have gone up there and inspected" the building, Briceno said, adding that "it is very solid."

Mom, why did I go to College again? Job Cuts in Tech Sector Soar, Report Finds
"High-tech job cuts are on the way up as the end of the year approaches," said John A. Challenger, chief executive officer of Challenger, Gray & Christmas. "Behind this trend is the fact that technology companies have virtually no pricing power"

Operation Desert Fraud Al Qaeda training tapes faked
How Keith Idema marketed his imaginary Afghan war.

Florida Election Problems Begin: Voters begin casting ballots for U.S. President
Within hours of the opening of advance polls in the American presidential election, problems were being reported in the state of Florida.

Subsidiary of network showing anti-Kerry film got Bush contract
Subsidiary of network showing anti-Kerry film got Bush contract.

Bush Ad: In one of President Bush's latest advertisements, a clock ticks menacingly as a young mother pulls a quart of milk out of a refrigerator in slow motion, a young father loads toddlers into a minivan and an announcer intones ominously "weakness invites those who would do us harm."
Fear-provoking ads pepper campaigns.

"The idea was not to "liberate" Iraq, or to democratize it, but to destroy it, to literally break it apart and reduce it to rubble."

The meaning of the soldiers’ rebellion in Iraq
If Rumsfeld is smart, he’ll let this one drop, and the memory of it fade away – unless, of course, this is only the beginning of something much bigger.

"I wouldn't be surprised if, prior to the elections, president Bush were to capture Osama." Theresa Heinz

Holocaust legacy: Finkelstein argues that the majority of people who now claim to be Holocaust survivors are fakes; that the American Jewish institutions dedicated to squeezing compensation from European governments
The battle for the Holocaust legacy.

Al-Zarqawi group claims allegiance to bin Laden
'We will listen to your orders,' group tells al Qaeda boss.

Iranian intel: Tehran harboring bin Laden
2 officials say they've seen terrorist under care of Revolutionary Guard.

USTAXPAYERMONEY: Justice Ministry: No tax on evacuation compensation package
The average compensation package for a family stands at some $200,000.

What's are 'neocons' really up to?
"war hawks who planned, prepared and propagandized for a war in Iraq as far back as 1996"

Why Vote?
So how can we accomplish our goals if the electoral process ignores us? Become a nuisance. Annoy the forces of law and order.

It Seems to Me Howard Zinn - Our War on Terrorism
I am calling it "our" war on terrorism because I want to distinguish it from Bush's war on terrorism, and from Sharon's, and from Putin's.

POLIE STATE: Florida National Guard troops may deploy at airport terminals statewide again
Florida National Guard troops who spent months patrolling airports after the 2001 terrorist attacks may return to the terminals around the state soon.

Larry Silverstein, developer of the World Trade Center site, says he is building the safest building in America
Silverstein Puts Safety First in New WTC Skyscraper.

New Identity-Checking Technologies Dig Below Surface
Lumidigm's device aims the light from its six light-emitting diodes directly at the skin.

Now Employers Can Spy on Staff Out of Office
The information sent back enables managers to pinpoint their location on a map – and potentially catch out those who claim to be elsewhere.

$1 trillion in Social Security to fake U.S. budget deficit numbers for next five years
Scanning to the right in the same chart, the rightmost column sums up the budgets for the five years from 2005 to 2009.

Latest anti-protester trick: paintballs filled with pepper spray
Police in riot gear fired pepperballs Thursday night to disperse a crowd of protesters assembled in this historic gold mining town where President Bush was spending the night after a campaign appearance.

Weather as a Force Multiplier: Owning the Weather in 2025
2025 is a study designed to comply with a directive from the chief of staff of the Air Force What Do We Mean by "Weather-modification"?

The buried third-party debate
On Oct. 6, two days before the so-called "second presidential debate", four presidential candidates debated at Cornell University: Michael Badnarik, Libertarian Party; Michael Peroutka, Constitution Party; David Cobb Green Party; and Walt Brown, Socialist Party.

The war within America
The more powerful the United States becomes, the more frightened the Americans are. Why is that?

The most expensive purchase most Americans will ever make is their own government.

Forces: U.S. & Coalition/Casualties
There have been 1,235 coalition deaths.

Nevada judge declines to reopen voter registration in Vegas area
A state judge refused Friday to reopen registration for Clark County residents whose voter applications might have been destroyed by a Republican-funded group.

A Culture Buster Comes to Town
Muslim "reformer" and lesbian activist Irshad Manji, 35, symbolizes the globalist push to extinguish true religion and enslave humanity.

More terror arrests in Spain, but still no evidence presented
The Spanish and international press reported that the ten were suspected of “Islamic terrorism” and had been arrested as part of a major “terror swoop”, but in reality the detainees are being held on charges of falsifying documents and drug possession.

Haiti’s US-installed government cracks down on opponents
A fresh eruption of political violence in Haiti has claimed at least 46 lives in the past two weeks as the US-installed interim government of Prime Minister Gérard Latortue has sought to silence supporters of the ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in advance of the scheduled 2005 elections.

China sends 95 peacekeepers to Haiti
China sent a team of 95 officers from its riot police force to Haiti Sunday to join U.N. peacekeeping efforts in the violence-plagued country.

Security deteriorates in Haiti
The conflict in Iraq has had an unexpected impact on another country struggling to establish security in the wake of political upheaval.

"Section 655" report
The United States administration is required by Congress to prepare an annual report on military assistance, military exports, and military imports.

AT&T Unveils More Job Cuts - A 20 percent reduction means that roughly 12,000 jobs are slated for extinction by the end of 2004
AT&T said today it will cut thousands of additional jobs and write down the value of its network assets by $11.4 billion, a move that will boost future profits.

Moscow is preparing to welcome Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. His upcoming talks with his Russian colleague, Vladimir Putin, have already evoked much interest in the world.

Why do so many Americans still support George W. Bush after all those damning revelations about Iraq? That's the question I'm invariably asked when abroad
Buchanan identifies the real secret of the Republican Party's current success: "Cut taxes and don't let the Democrats outspend us."

Calls, E-mails explain troops' alleged mutiny
"The fuel was contaminated for the helicopters"

Poland's military support, warplane deal coincided; $3.5 billion purchase of F-16s; Bargain included sending American business there
U.S. dollars wooed ally in Iraq coalition.

Crude Oil Price Surges Past $55 in Asia
The price of crude oil surged past an unprecedented $55 per barrel Monday amid continued uncertainty over production, high demand and tight supply globally.

Famine poster child to healthy college student
She was famine's poster child -- a three-year-old Ethiopian girl snatched from death and gazing at the world through exhausted eyes.

Fuck the election demonstration!
Why: As revolutionaries, we are opposed to ALL government and desire for our lives to be ruled over by nobody but ourselves. No matter who gets elected, we remain ungovernable!

Delaware's congressional delegation officially called for four investigations Thursday into allegations that Dover Air Force Base pilots and crews were used as guinea pigs to test experimental anthrax vaccine
Del. delegation gives Rumsfeld month to report on squalene use.

Cashless Society: Motorola, MasterCard trial RFID PayPass system
Motorola and MasterCard are conducting field tests of new mobile phones that include Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chips embedded in them as part of a cashless payment system dubbed PayPass.

High court orders review of Texas seats
The Supreme Court handed Democrats a victory Monday, ordering a lower court to reconsider a Texas redistricting plan that could give Republicans six more seats and a firmer hold on their majority in the House.

Sunday, October 17, 2004

Wal-Mart's Pyramid Expansion must be stopped! 

Wal-Mart vs. the Pyramids
The showdown is rife with symbolism. Wal-Mart's expansion plans in Mexico have brought about a modern-day clash of passions and principles on the site of one the earth's first great civilizations.

It Seems to Me Howard Zinn - Our War on Terrorism
I am calling it "our" war on terrorism because I want to distinguish it from Bush's war on terrorism, and from Sharon's, and from Putin's.

NYTIMES: John Kerry for President
If he (Bush) wins re-election, domestic and foreign financial markets will know the fiscal recklessness will continue.

'''Mr. President,' I finally said, 'How can you be so sure when you know you don't know the facts?''' Biden said that Bush stood up and put his hand on the senator's shoulder. ''My instincts,'' he said. ''My instincts.''
Biden paused and shook his head, recalling it all as the room grew quiet. ''I said, 'Mr. President, your instincts aren't good enough!'''

We've Seen the Enemy and They Are ... Who, Exactly?
"But they all have one goal, and that is to kick the Americans out of Iraq, and I don't think they'll be flexible in this goal," the official, Muhammad Bashar al-Fadhi, said.

Is Iran Next?
The Pentagon neocons who brought you the war in Iraq have a new target.

Report: Jeb Bush Ignored Felon List Advice
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush ignored advice to throw out a flawed felon voter list before it went out to county election offices despite warnings from state officials, according to a published report Saturday.

Requiem for a Dreamer By Kurt Vonnegut
Editor’s note: What follows is a conversation between Kurt Vonnegut and out-of-print science fiction writer Kilgore Trout.

The Core of WTC 1: Steel or Jelly?
The WTC cores were designed to support the entire weight of the buildings' several times over. Far more than mere "service cores", they comprised of 47 steel box columns tied together at each floor by steel plates, similar to the 52" deep spandrel plates that tied the perimeter columns together.

Mustang Ads Feature Late Steve McQueen
The late Steve McQueen is making a return appearance starting next month in commercials for the 2005 Mustang. The ads draw on the actor's appearance behind the wheel of a Mustang in the 1968 action movie "Bullitt."

Indymedia Seizure Signals Clampdown on Dissent
Free speech advocates say the six-day shutdown of nearly two-dozen websites belonging to Indymedia is a severe blow to democratic principles and, perhaps, an ominous sign of things to come.

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