Robert Parry Consortiumnews August 31, 2009
(Originally published on July 4, 2006)
Editor’s note: The following article rests on the predicate that there is a legitimate terrorist… Continue
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Israeli army forces are entering the Palestinian village of Bil'in at night and arresting residents.
The Israeli human rights organization B'Tselem says the soldiers arrive at the village, which lies west of Ramallah, with Israel Security Agency agents holding lists of persons suspected of involvement in weekly demonstrations held in the village against the construction of the Israeli Separation Barrier more commonly known as the Wall.
According to testimonies given to… Continue
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IRAQ’S foreign minister admitted yesterday the country’s own security forces may have colluded in the massive truck bombings in which nearly 100 people died.
Hoshiyar Zebari also criticised Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki for removing blast walls from Baghdad’s streets, saying it was one cause of Wednesday’s two blasts at the foreign and finance ministries.
“According to our information, there has even been collaboration between security officers and the murderers and killers,” said… Continue
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Ex-PM charged over cash envelopes, double-billing trips and cronyism
Former PM Olmert indicted in three corruption affairs
By Tomer Zarchin, Haaretz Correspondent
Former Guantánamo guard detained, denied entry to UK for meeting for prisoner support group http://snardfarker.ning.com/profiles/blogs/a-former-guantanamo-guard-who
Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was indicted Sunday in three corruption affairs, concluding months of investigations into… Continue
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Guantánamo guard held at Heathrow
Outspoken critic of US policy was due to address prisoner support group
The Observer, Sunday 30 August 2009
A former Guantánamo guard who had flown to the UK to address a support group for inmates of the camp is to be deported back to the US this morning after being denied entry on arrival at Heathrow airport yesterday.
Terry Holdbrooks, who has been an outspoken critic of the US government over the… Continue
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Council Mulls Assault Weapons Ban For G-20
City council members are expected to consider a proposed assault weapons ban today during a special session on the G-20 Summit
As the G-20 Summit nears, Pittsburgh City Council is considering the possibility of instituting an assault weapons ban during the high-profile event.
According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, city officials are talking about reviving an old law… Continue
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Obama’s Pay Czar Is A “Paid” Man
August 29th, 2009
In early June President Barack Obama appointed Kenneth Fienberg to act as the pay czar for the Treasury Department and essentially policing Wall Street Compensation. Fienberg is probably most known for overseeing the government’s compensation funds for victims of September 11th. However, many American may not be aware that Feinberg is no stranger to receiving huge executive payouts.
Feinberg, who is working as the pay… Continue
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WASHINGTON — In a highly unusual legal step, a federal judge has ordered the government to grant an attorney a security clearance so he can represent a disgruntled former narcotics officer in a lawsuit against a former CIA officer.
The judge's order significantly boosts attorney Brian Leighton's long legal battle on behalf of Richard Horn, a Drug Enforcement Administration veteran whose service ranged from California's San Joaquin Valley to the Burmese jungles. More broadly, the new… Continue
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SANTA FE, N.M. -- New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and former high-ranking members of his administration won't be criminally charged in a yearlong federal investigation into pay-to-play allegations involving one of the Democratic governor's large political donors, someone familiar with the case said.
The decision not to pursue indictments was made by top Justice Department officials, according to a person familiar with the investigation, who asked not to be identified because federal… Continue
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More Americans are having their power shut off as the weak economy makes it harder to pay bills.
"We see record numbers of households becoming disconnected or in danger of disconnection," says Mark Bixby, energy director of Rockford, Ill. Five years ago, his office distributed federal funds annually to about 300 households that had their power cut off. Last year, it was 1,834 households, and the number is likely to go up this year, he says: "It's families… Continue
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I called in to the Whatreallyhappened.com Radio show today.
I asked Micheal Rivero about this blog listing on his site.…
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ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug 25 (IPS) -
A case brought by election integrity advocates in Georgia claiming that unverifiable electronic voting, or E-voting, is unconstitutional could spell trouble for the controversial practice, as it heads to the Georgia Supreme Court for a ruling.
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Sibel Edmonds finally gets to tell her story
Ohio Second District Congresswoman Jean Schmidt, R-Cincinnati, filed nine election complaints against independent candidate David Krikorian concerning the 2008 election in May this… Continue
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August 23, 2009
It appears that most liberal opponents of the wars in the Middle East/ Central Asia have ceased their opposition with the Obama presidency. The liberal Democrats who abhorred Bush’s war policy (and most grass roots liberal Democrats did vehemently oppose the Bush war policy although this was not always the case with liberal politicians and media figures) apparently were simply opposed to wars led by Republicans. As Byron York, a… Continue
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Dramatic increase in negative equity confirms need for foreclosure reform
Columbus, OH - August 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Data released today by the Mortgage Bankers Association coupled with analysis of a report released last week by First American CoreLogic spell more trouble ahead for Ohio’s housing crisis, and offer fresh evidence for the need for statewide foreclosure reform.
MBA numbers show delinquency rates (those who are late, but not yet in foreclosure) for… Continue
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Chris , a person of color, and a freedom loving patriot,
whom made national news exercising his Open-carry
rights in Arizona at a Obama health care rally,
was interviewed by Alex Jones .mp3 hosting provided by:…
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