Added by Nikki on June 30, 2010 at 6:17pm — No Comments
US President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in Texas as tropical storm Alex gathers strength and oil workers are evacuated
form rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.
The President’s decision follows yesterday’s announcement by the National…Continue
Added by Nikki on June 30, 2010 at 3:45pm — No Comments
Just when you thought we had enough money for the Social Security ponzi scheme, it turns out we don’t.
Republican Minority Leader John Boehner says we need to reform the country’s entitlement system, starting with Social Security:
Eventually getting the retirement age to 70 is a step that needs to be taken.
I think, secondly, instead of using the wage inflator, that increases in social security should be based on the consumer…
Added by Nikki on June 29, 2010 at 3:57pm — No Comments
By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor
Today the Israeli news service sent out an email broadcast, 87 US Senators affirmed unquestioning support for Israel in the wake of
worldwide condemnation for Israeli actions against the Freedom
Flotilla. In Australia, Prime Minister Rudd, after strongly admonishing
Israel for counterfeiting Australian…
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by Alan Keyes
Throughout his political career, Obama has consistently declared his view that the Constitution's purposeful restraint of government power is obsolete. Since the outset of his occupation of the White House, he and his faction have signaled
their intent to circumvent, undermine or simply set aside the authority
of the U.S. Constitution. Both here and in…
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by David DeGraw
Building on my Af-Pak War Racket report, a few recent news items help expose the true
drivers of current wars around the world.
#1) Wherever there is a war, look for CIA/IMF/private military war profiteers covertly funding and…Continue
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by Sheldon Richman
As time goes by, the record of the Bush administration gets worse and worse.
It could turn out that the most egregious offense of the Bush-esque Obama
administration will be that its Justice Department let Bush-Cheney &Co.off scot-free.
It’s not enough that the…Continue
Added by Nikki on June 21, 2010 at 2:47pm — No Comments
Sign the "Justice for Bradley Manning" petition at http://www.bradleymanning.org/
Did Wired target Bradley Manning?
by Justin Raimondo
The more one looks at the Bradley Manning case, the stranger the whole thing seems.
SPC Manning, you’ll recall, is the 22-year-old…Continue
Added by Nikki on June 20, 2010 at 12:27am — No Comments
This Thursday, the FCC opens up comments on its proposal regulate the Internet. While no one is quite sure all that it will contain, Scott
Cleland (a long-time telecom policy expert and insider) has pieced
together recent FCC filings from Google to outline how…
Added by Nikki on June 19, 2010 at 2:58pm — No Comments
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OK, OK. Maybe that isn’t precisely the logic being employed those segments of the American military who would…Continue
Added by Nikki on June 19, 2010 at 1:27am — No Comments
Ethan McCord, one of the soldiers seen in the now-famous Wikileaks video in which two American Apache helicopters fire upon a relaxed, unhurried
gaggle of men in Baghdad,…
By Anna Caldwell…
Added by Nikki on June 17, 2010 at 2:27pm — No Comments
National power grids could overheat and air travel severely disrupted
electronic items, navigation devices and major…
Somalis protest over high food prices during the spike of 2008. Photograph: Abdurashid Abikar/Getty Images…
Added by Nikki on June 15, 2010 at 4:15pm — No Comments
Perhaps the greatest victims of the economic nightmare that is unfolding right in front of our eyes are our children. The overall economic numbers are really bad, but when you
examine the impact that this economy is having on children things get
really horrifying. Today, 1 in 5…
Added by Nikki on June 15, 2010 at 2:23pm — No Comments
There are quite a few U.S. cities that are complete and utter economic disaster zones in 2010 (Detroit for
example), but there is something about the demise of Las Vegas that is
absolutely stunning. In recent decades, Las Vegas has become a symbol
for the over-the-top affluence and decadence of America. But now it is…