Chris McGreal in Washington
America's leading human rights organisation has accused Israel and its supporters of an "organised campaign" of false allegations and misinformation, including "extremely personal attacks" on its staff, in an attempt to discredit the group over its reports of war crimes in Gaza.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) ties the campaign – which has included accusations that the group's reports on the Jewish state are written by "anti-Israel ideologues" and that… Continue
Added by Tara on November 13, 2009 at 3:25pm —
US seeks to seize 4 mosques, NYC skyscraper owned by foundation linked to Iranian government
Nov 13, 2009 08:22 EST
In what could be one of the biggest counterterrorism seizures in U.S. history, federal prosecutors sought to take over four U.S. mosques and a New York City skyscraper owned by a Muslim organization suspected of being controlled by the Iranian government.
Prosecutors on Thursday filed a civil complaint in… Continue
Added by Tara on November 13, 2009 at 2:53pm —
my question is who is the dead suspect as they reported early on ?
that story will not be told
Added by Harry Thomas on November 13, 2009 at 1:30pm —
A great example of America's double standards... it's not what you know but who you know.
This is funny and sad at the same time... cops in the US harass cannabis smokers to the max charging them when they have but a few joints but they didn't charge this a-hole for stealing it ! This definitely needs to go on America's dumbest criminals, lol.
Added by Dorcas on November 13, 2009 at 1:30pm —
Lawsuit highlights employer limits in fighting flu
The Service Employees International Union Local 1107 is suing the operators of Sunrise Hospital and Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center, claiming the hospitals' H1N1 vaccination policies are a violation of its collective bargaining agreement. But the lawsuit may only be the start of litigation over how far employers can go in the name of disease prevention.
The federal complaint filed Oct. 29 named Sunrise and… Continue
Added by Anti Oligarch on November 13, 2009 at 10:47am —
Do not fear the enemy, for your enemy can only take your life. It is far better that you fear the media, for they will steal your HONOR. That awful power, the public opinion of a nation, is created in America by a horde of ignorant, self-complacent simpletons who failed at ditching and shoemaking and fetched up in journalism on their way to the poorhouse. ---Mark Twain.
Added by Swtnlovabl on November 13, 2009 at 7:29am —
Over the past few weeks, we've heard more and more about 2012 when, according to some, the world will end. Responding to all that talk with a healthy dose of skepticism, scientists at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration have launched a Web page to dispel the myths surrounding the momentous occasion.
On an FAQ page called, "2012: Beginning of the End or Why the World Won't End?"… Continue
Added by Swtnlovabl on November 13, 2009 at 4:35am —
I am generally skeptical of EVERYTHING, first. If you tell me it's raining, even if my Mom told me it was raining, I'd still look outside.
How the hell does one of the worlds largest corporations know FOR SURE that there will be a pandemic and also that FOR SURE, the WHO will declare a pandemic. This document is from the year 2006. WTF?
The full article is… Continue
Added by Jeff on November 13, 2009 at 2:30am —
Insurance, security or extortion? The US is spending millions of dollars in Afghanistan to ensure its supply convoys get through – and it's the Taliban who profit
The Guardian, Friday 13 November 2009
On 29 October 2001, while the Taliban's rule over Afghanistan was under assault, the regime's ambassador in Islamabad in neighbouring Pakistan gave a chaotic press conference in front of several dozen reporters sitting on the grass. On the Taliban… Continue
Added by Tara on November 13, 2009 at 12:58am —
The chief medical officer for Ontario, Dr. Arlene King, recently had this to say: "We decided, that we can open the door a crack, in terms of offering it to others (police & firefighters) who would benefit from immunization."
Ontario has now indicated; newly eligible special needs groups, will be offered their (your) free swine flu vaccines. These groups are to include; the health ministry staff, even though they are considered small in the scope of involvement, when it comes to… Continue
Added by Christopher on November 12, 2009 at 10:54pm —
Lethal Virus Comes Out of Hiding
By GINA KOLATA
Published: Tuesday, February 24, 1998
New York Times
DEEP in a freezer in a closet-sized room at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology here are tiny… Continue
Added by fireguy on November 12, 2009 at 9:49pm —
12160 BIO WATCH
Resisting the New World Order…
Added by truth on November 12, 2009 at 9:30pm —
Added by truth on November 12, 2009 at 7:00pm —
HAS ANYONE BEEN FOLLOWING THIS?
We encourage you to read the provisions of the Cap and Trade Bill that has passed the House of Representatives and being considered by the Senate. We are ready to join the next march on Washington ! This Congress and whoever on their staffs that write this junk are truly out to destroy the middle class of the USA ....
A License required for your house...no longer just for cars and mobile homes....
Thinking about… Continue
Added by Brian Cooper on November 12, 2009 at 6:09pm —
Sharp Rise of 500,000 Norwegians Infected with Swine Flu Last Week.
•Swine flu A/H1N1 spreads quickly but is largely mild. It is way milder than seasonal flu. In fact, a lot of people recover without seeing the doctor. The mortality rate is far lower than that of seasonal flu too. So, we must not submit to the fear mongering of the… Continue
Added by Swtnlovabl on November 12, 2009 at 5:57pm —
On very rare occasions, my television ends up on one of the "Big 3" television networks. Fortunately, or unfortunately, such was the case Monday evening, November 9th. Upon arriving home after my day's labors, and post my standard greeting being given to my dog Camshaft, I flipped on the TV and there sat Mr. Obama, along with one of ABC's trained puppets; the puppet asking questions which in turn would give Mr.… Continue
Added by Swtnlovabl on November 12, 2009 at 5:07pm —
Using new methodology, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revised its estimate of the total number of deaths caused by swine flu. The new figures will result in a tripling of the number deaths from H1N1overnight
While the official estimates have not yet been released, it appears that the tally of deaths from the novel form of influenza will… Continue
Added by Swtnlovabl on November 12, 2009 at 5:01pm —
“RABBIS AND JEWISH CONGRESSMEN all thronged to Pelosi’s first celebratory event in DC to congratulate the Congresswoman in her role as the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House,” wrote the Washington Jewish Week in January of 2007.
“Nancy is our Queen Esther of modern times,” exclaimed Jewish Congressman Robert Rush, as a myriad of Jews, (along with Rabbi David Saperstein who gave the keynote… Continue
Added by Polly on November 12, 2009 at 3:29pm —
I have always believed that our nation must honor the commitments and promises it has made to our nation's veterans, and this Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to honor the sacrifices veterans have made to safeguard our democratic principles.
Fort Ord Veterans Cemetery Update
The veterans community on the Central Coast has been working for more than 15 years to build a cemetery at the former Fort Ord to provide a… Continue
Added by Swtnlovabl on November 12, 2009 at 1:56pm —
Written by Chris Floyd
Tuesday, 10 November 2009
Talk is cheap; actions speak volumes. And it seems Barack Obama is compiling quite a volume for himself at America's flagship concentration camp in Guantanamo Bay. As Andrew Wander reports,… Continue
Added by Marklar on November 12, 2009 at 10:37am —