ROME — An Italian prosecutor has asked for a stiffer sentence for a CIA station chief convicted in the 2003 kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric in Milan.
Twenty-three Americans, including Robert Seldon Lady, then a CIA station chief in Milan, and two Italians were convicted in November for the kidnapping. It was the first conviction anywhere in the world involving the CIA's extraordinary renditions program. All Americans were tried… Continue
INSIDE: Scary facts about the type of criminal activity, fraud, kickbacks, price-setting, bribery and illegal sales activities of some of the largest pharmaceutical companies. And how their 'mistakes' are endangering the lives of regular people like you and me...
George Osborne has just finished his spending review and has delivered the cuts that he believes will save Britain. I’m sure he knows well enough that nothing can save Britain and that to reduce the debt is just a pointless exercise. So what are the motives behind his… Continue
When Idaho legislator Curtis Bowers wrote a "letter to the editor" about the drastic changes in America's culture, it became the feature story on the evening news, people protested at the capitol, and for weeks the local newspapers were filled with responses. He realized then... he'd hit on something.
It’s time to demand answers to the most troubling questions since the Nixon Era.
The New York Times is reporting that the billionaire Koch Brothers (pronounced like the soft drink) regularly convene secret conclaves of industrialists aiming to prevent government from regulating business. That wouldn’t be unusual, or even unexpected. But the attendees also include two Supreme Court justices, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas, and three news agencies which never report on the… Continue
Wearing a Bush sweatshirt and cap has gotten a man fired from his work building a stage for an Obama rally.
But the Bush on the clothing worn by Duane Hammond had nothing to do with politics; it honors USS George H.W. Bush, the 10th and final Nimitz-class supercarrier in the U.S. Navy, and those, including… Continue
Josh Mayeux, network defender, works at the Air Force Space Command Network Operations & Security Center at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado July 20, 2010.
A privacy watchdog has uncovered a government memo that encourages federal agents to befriend people on a variety of social networks, to take advantage of their readiness to share -- and to spy on them. In response to a Freedom of Information request, the government released a… Continue
In the summer of 2009 I got a call from an acquaintance who worked in the Middle East. He was a young American who worked for something called a sovereign wealth fund, a giant state-owned pile of money that swims around the world in search of things to buy.
Sovereign wealth funds, or SWFs, are huge in the Middle East. Most of the bigger oil-producing states have massive SWFs that act as cash repositories (with holdings often kept in dollars) for the revenues… Continue
A prominent Australian union leader has suggested the official story of the World Trade Centre attacks is untrue.
The president of the Victorian Trades Hall Council, Kevin Bracken, told ABC Radio in Australia he thought the official US government explanation was a "conspiracy theory that doesn't stand up to scientific scrutiny".
Talkback callers to ABC Radio had been ringing the station to put their views on Australia's role… Continue
Britain’s Channel 4 News (which is run by Economist and Lord: Terrence Burns, and partly funded by the government), came out with a headline TV report this week warning the public about the threat of cyber-terrorism.
In a recap on the Channel 4 website they sensationally report: A security expert tells Channel 4 News cyber-attacks are…Continue
Added by Anti Oligarch on October 21, 2010 at 12:57pm —
PALM BEACH, Fla. – With Halloween less than two weeks away, radio giant Rush Limbaugh took a brief moment today to say President Obama looks "demonic" in some wire-service photographs posted online at the Drudge Report.
"These pictures, they look demonic. And I don't say…