Officials: Leaks Spewing More Oil Into Gulf
by Cain Burdeau
April 29, 2010
NEW ORLEANS - A massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is even worse than believed and as the government grows concerned that the rig's operator is ill-equipped to contain it, officials are offering a military response to try to avert a massive environmental disaster along the ecologically fragile U.S. coastline.
Boats collect oil leaking from the Deepwater Horizon rig. (Chris… Continue
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By Wayne Madsen
Online Journal Contributing Writer
Apr 29, 2010, 00:22
(WMR) -- Multiple U.S. intelligence sources have reported to WMR that a super-classified network with only some 70 terminals in select U.S. government locations handled the parallel command-and-control activities that permitted the 9/11 terrorist attacks to be successful.
The “above top secret” network bears the acronym “PDAS.” WMR has not yet discovered what the acronym stands for,… Continue
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April 28, 2010
IT IS ONE HUNDRED PERCENT CERTAIN that 9-11 was a Mossad operation - period.
- Dr. Alan Sabrosky, former director of Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College
“And how can it be profitable for a person’s immorality to go unnoticed and unpunished? The consequence of a criminal getting away with his crimes is that he becomes a worse person.”
- Socrates in Plato’s Republic, "Happiness and Unhappiness"
Ehud Barak, Israel's defense… Continue
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Wednesday, April 21, 2010
The following analysts -- from various perspectives -- advocate a financial speculation tax.
SARAH ANDERSON, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.ips-dc.org/staff/sarahGlobal
economy project director at the Institute for Policy Studies, Anderson said today: "On Friday, G-20… Continue
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DOW THROWS A DISMAL PARTY, FEW ATTEND
Underattended "Run for Water" plagued by death scenes, zombies, and dozens of "Dow spokesmen"; truth seems to run free. . .
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ETHAN McCORD, JOSH STIEBER, via Laura Taylor, email@example.comStieber and McCord are former soldiers of the company documented in the video recently released by Wikileaks (Bravo Company 2-16), which shows U.S. soldiers killing civilians including a Reuters photographer and then shooting at people in a van attempting to rescue the wounded. See: http://wikileaks.org
They have co-written "An Open Letter of Reconciliation and… Continue
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April 15, 2010
By Joshua Kors
Investigative Reporter for The Nation
I had been covering veterans' issues for several years and thought I'd developed a thick skin. But the pain on the other end of the telephone line was difficult to stomach. Sergeant Chuck Luther, now back from Iraq, was describing his journey to hell and back. The worst part, he said, wasn't battling insurgents or even the mortar blast that tossed him to the ground and slammed his head against the… Continue
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A major reason why consumers shop for products that are certified organic is to avoid the hazardous and unlabeled Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), toxic chemicals, and now the most recent, and likely most dangerous hi-tech poison of them all: nanotechnology. Nanotechnology is now a multi-billion dollar… Continue
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Here's a must see Five minute Video narrated by Carl Sagan.
Click on: http://www.wimp.com/betterworld/
We are, indeed, a small planet attached to a medium sized star that is one of 200 billion stars in our Galaxy. A Galaxy so large that it takes our sun star 200 million years to complete one cycle. And our Galaxy is one of millions of galaxies.
Makes ya feel kind of small, huh.....
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EFF and Other Nonprofit Groups Ask Court to Reject Viacom's Arguments
NEW YORK - April 13 - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and other nonprofit groups asked a federal judge Monday to reject expansive copyright claims made in lawsuits pending against YouTube. The amicus brief argues that the plaintiffs in those lawsuits are pushing for legal rulings that would undermine federal law and throttle free speech and innovation on the Internet.
Viacom and a variety of class… Continue
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Special Report: Are Regulators Dropping the Ball on Biocrops?
by Carey Gillam
COLUMBIA, Missouri - Robert Kremer, a U.S. government microbiologist who studies Midwestern farm soil, has spent two decades analyzing the rich dirt that yields billions of bushels of food each year and helps the United States retain its title as breadbasket of the world.
A Romanian farmer shows genetically modified soybeans in the village of Varasti, 130km southeast… Continue
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Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Veteran of Wikileaks Video Company
JOSH STIEBER, firstname.lastname@example.org
Stieber is a former soldier of the company shown in the video recently released by Wikileaks (Bravo Company 2-16), which showed U.S. soldiers killing civilians including a Reuters photographer and someone attempting to rescue the wounded. See: http://wikileaks.org
He said today:
"A lot of my friends are in that video. Nine… Continue
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U.S. War-Fighting Numbers to Knock Your Socks Off
By Tom Engelhardt
In my 1950s childhood, Ripley’s Believe It or Not was part of everyday life, a syndicated comics page feature where you could stumble upon such mind-boggling facts as: "If all the Chinese in the world were to march four abreast past a given point, they would never finish passing though they marched… Continue
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(It comes to no suprise that Hal is performing "damage control" like a nasty Chuckie Doll with sharp knives in hand. In fact, the military is still trying to blame the two dead journalist for causing this senseless attack. ~Vince)
Independent journalists David Enders and Rick Rowley interviewed Iraqi witnesses the day after the July 2007 attack shown in military video released this week by Wikileaks.
The leaked video shows Iraqis, including people working for Reuters,… Continue
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t r u t h o u t, April 7, 2010
On Monday, April 5, Wikileaks.org posted video footage from Iraq, taken from a US military Apache helicopter in July 2007 as soldiers aboard it killed 12 people and wounded two children. The dead included two employees of the Reuters news agency: photographer Namir Noor-Eldeen and driver Saeed Chmagh.
The US military confirmed the authenticity of the video.
The footage clearly shows an unprovoked slaughter, and is shocking to watch… Continue
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To my fellow 12.160 members, over the last couple of weeks, I have posted many wonderful videos from "Humanity Healing Foundation." In this particular interview, Christopher Black, President of HHF, describes the great missionary work they're doing in Uganda. I have much respect for this organization and I though you may want learn more about them as well.
Peace &… Continue
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By William Blum
April 06, 2010 "Information Clearing House" -- - When did it begin, all this "We take your [call/problem/question] very seriously"? With answering-machine hell? As you wait endlessly, the company or government agency assures you that they take seriously whatever reason you're calling. What a kind and thoughtful world we live in.
The BBC reported last month that doctors in the Iraqi city of Fallujah are reporting a high level of birth defects, with some… Continue
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Last week, Forbes magazine published what the top U.S. corporations paid in taxes last year. “Most egregious,” Forbes notes, is General Electric, which “generated $10.3 billion in pretax income, but ended up owing nothing to Uncle Sam. In fact, it recorded a tax benefit of $1.1 billion.” Big Oil giant Exxon Mobil, which last year reported a record $45.2 billion profit, paid the most taxes of any corporation, but none of it went to the IRS:
Exxon tries to limit the tax pain with the… Continue
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(A case of selective loss? ~Vince)
By PAULINE JELINEK and ANNE FLAHERTY
Associated Press Writer
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AP Source Confirms Video of Baghdad Firefight
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military said Tuesday it can't find its copy of a video that shows two employees of the Reuters news agency being killed by Army helicopters in 2007, after a leaked version circulated the Internet and renewed questions about the… Continue
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