Saturday, March 28, 2009

Dire Warning: UK Interest Rates to Rocket

INTEREST rates will rocket as the Bank of England battles to keep inflation under control, its chief economist warned yesterday.

Spencer Dale told insurers the Bank would remain focused on inflation, regardless of the pain that would cause millions of home owners as their mortgage payments soared.

Mr Dale, a member of the Bank’s ­Monetary Policy Committee, which sets interest rates, said: “The committee adjusted monetary policy boldly and ­decisively on the way down in order to meet the inflation target. And let me assure you that, when the time comes, we will be prepared to respond with equal vigour on the way back up.”


Police Identify 200 Children as Potential Terrorists

Two hundred schoolchildren in Britain, some as young as 13, have been identified as potential terrorists by a police scheme that aims to spot youngsters who are "vulnerable" to Islamic radicalisation.


Is There Any Gold Left in Fort Knox?

It is said to be the most impregnable vault on Earth: built out of granite, sealed behind a 22-tonne door, located on a US military base and watched over day and night by army units with tanks, heavy artillery and Apache helicopter gunships at their disposal.

Since its construction in 1937 the treasures locked inside Fort Knox have included the US Declaration of Independence, the Gettysburg Address, three volumes of the Gutenberg Bible and Magna Carta.

For several prominent investors and at least one senior US congressman it is not the security of the facility in Kentucky that is a cause of concern: it is the matter of how much gold remains stored there - and who owns it.


There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergencies. Your mobile phone can actually be a life saver or an emergency tool for survival. Check out the things that you can do with it:

FIRST Emergency
The Emergency Number worldwide for Mobile is 112. If you find yourself out of the coverage area of your mobile; network and there is an emergency, dial 112 and the mobile will search any existing network to establish the emergency number for you, and interestingly this number 112 can be dialled even if the keypad is locked. Try it out.

SECOND Have you locked your keys in the car?
Does your car have remote keyless entry? This may come in handy someday. Good reason to own a cell phone: If you lock your keys in the car and the spare keys are at home, call someone at home on their mobile phone from your cell phone.. Hold your cell phone about a foot from your car door and have the person at your home press the unlock button, holding it near the mobile phone on their end. Your car will unlock. Saves someone from having to drive your keys to you. Distance is no object. You could be hundreds of miles away, and if you can reach someone who has the other 'remote' for your car, you can unlock the doors (or the trunk). Editor's Note: It works fine! We tried it out and it unlocked our car over a mobile phone!'

THIRD Hidden Battery Power
Imagine your mobile battery is very low. To activate, press the keys *3370# Your mobile will restart with this reserve and the instrument will show a 50% increase in battery. This reserve will get charged when you charge your mobile next time.

FOURTH How to disable a STOLEN mobile phone?
To check your Mobile phone's serial number, key in the following digits on your phone: * # 0 6 #

A 15 digit code will appear on the screen. This number is unique to your handset. Write it down and keep it somewhere safe. When your phone get stolen, you can phone your service provider and give them this code. They will then be able to block your handset so even if the thief changes the SIM card, your phone will be totally useless. You probably won't get your phone back, but at least you know that whoever stole it can't use/sell it either. If everybody does this, there would be no point in people stealing mobile phones.

ATM - PIN Number Reversal - Good to Know
If you should ever be forced by a robber to withdraw money from an ATM machine, you can notify the police by entering your PIN # in reverse. For example, if your pin number is 1234, then you would put in 4321. The ATM system recognizes that your PIN number is backwards from the ATM card you placed in the machine. The machine will still give you the money you requested, but unknown to the robber, the police will be immediately dispatched to the location. This information was recently broadcast on CTV by Crime Stoppers however it is seldom used because people just don't know about it. Please pass this along to everyone.

DNA Scan Could Cut Your Insurance Premiums

Taking genetic tests to assess potential health risks could mean cheaper medical insurance even if the results are not disclosed, a senior industry executive has told The Times.
Customers who take personal DNA scans will pay lower premiums because insurers believe that they encourage a healthier lifestyle, according to Gil Baldwin, the managing director of Norwich Union Healthcare.

The advent of tests for DNA variants that affect common disorders such as diabetes and heart disease has prompted fears of discrimination and the creation of a “genetic underclass” who cannot buy cover.

Mr Baldwin insisted that his company did not see genetics as a tool for cherry picking low-risk customers but as a way of helping them to manage and reduce their risk of disease with the aim of lowering costs for both parties.


And if you believe that just look at what has happened in Australia where people cannot get insurance as they are deemed a 'Genetic Risk'

Anything to get your DNA

The Free Market, Financial Style - How the Scam Works

Newspaper reports seem surprised at how high banks are bidding for the junk mortgages that Treasury Secretary Geithner is now bidding for, having mobilized the FDIC and Fed to transfer yet more public funds to the banks. Bank stocks are soaring – thereby bidding up the Dow Jones Industrial Average, as if the “financial industry” really were part of the industrial economy.

Here’s the rip-off as I see it. For an outlay of $750,000, the bank rids its books of a mortgage worth $2 million, for which it receives $4,250,000. It gets twice as much as the junk is worth.


Saying No to Vaccines

Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, author of "Saying No to Vaccines" shares revolting details of what vaccines are made of, how they harm human health and why Big Pharma keeps pushing them on everybody.

Listen here...

Conneticut School Bans Physical Contact

A Connecticut middle school principal has laid down the law: You put your hands on someone -- anyone -- in any way, you're going to pay.A violent incident that put one student in the hospital has officials at the Milford school implementing a "no touching" policy, according to a letter written by the school's principal.

Students and parents are outraged. They said the new policy means no high-fives and hugs, as well as horseplay of any kind. The consequences could be dire, Williams warned in the letter.


CFR on Planetary Geoengineering

I don’t think anyone has the complete story on exactly what chemtrails are. I don’t doubt that weather modification is a part of it, but take your pick on the rest. There’s almost certainly a biological component to some of the spraying. There could also be some kind of scalar weapon application involving HAARP.

My guess is that the CFR came out with the relatively innocuous sounding weather modification stuff in order to take some of the focus away from the other questions. Even so, I find it extraordinary to see these words in a CFR document.


Obama's Latest No Banker Left Behind Scheme

On Wall Street, that is. So hyped by advance fanfare, Timothy Geithner unveiled his Public-Private Investment Program (PPIP) on March 23, the latest in a growing alphabet soup of handouts topping $12.5 trillion and counting - so much in so many forms, in "gov-speak" language, with so many changing and moving parts, it's hard for experts to keep up let alone the public, except to sense something is very wrong.

They're being fleeced by a finance Ponzi scheme, sheer flimflam, and here's how from what we know.


Japan Prepares to Blast North Korean Missile out of the Sky

Japan has authorized its military to shoot down a North Korean missile that is being prepared for launch in the coming weeks, should it endanger Japanese territory.


Mainstream Media Bailout Bill Introduced

The “Newspaper Revitalization Act” was introduced this week by Senator Benjamin Cardin, a Democrat from Maryland.

“We are losing our newspaper industry the economy has caused an immediate problem, but the business model for newspapers, based on circulation and advertising revenue, is broken, and that is a real tragedy for communities across the nation and for our democracy. It is in the interest of our nation and good governance that we ensure they survive” said Senator Cardin.

The act would grant newspapers tax-free status as non-profits, a deal similar to that enjoyed by public broadcasting outlets, which survive on tax-deductible contributions from listeners. The newspapers, however, will also be able to enjoy tax free advertising revenue.

Is it really in the interest of our nation to bailout the newspapers?


Israeli Army Incursion in West Bank, Over 150 Minors and Youths Arrested

A major military operation took place today in Haris between 2am and 5pm. Around 15 jeeps, 2 border police jeeps and vans belonging to Israeli Intelligence Shabak entered Haris and arrested around 150 people including large number of minors.

A number of people reported injury by the soldiers including several cases of beatings of small children and women. Soldiers also destroyed furniture, appliances, walls and various food products in at least 4 houses.


California May Ban Black Cars

The California legislature is considering regulating the color of cars and reflectivity of paint to reduce the energy requirements to cool them. A presentation on the proposed legislation by the California Air Resources Board is below.
The problem isn't the color per se, but the reflectivity of the paint overall. And dark colors just don't reflect well, so they are likely out. "Jet black remains an issue," says the report.

Taking Back the USA

I have a vision, as Martin Luther King once said. A vision of racial and economic equality, equal opportunity and civil rights for people of all colors. The question is how do I, we, go about realizing this vision?
Dr. King conceived of passive resistance, non-violent protests, to bring vast numbers of people, black and white into the street, to the schools and lunch counters, the bus stops and the Washington Mall to show their strength and insistence on their principles. I envision a similar formula.

But let me make clear what I am protesting. First and foremost, it is globalization, which is destroying labor, its unions, and consequently the working and middle classes of the United States. In this process, it has dismantled the manufacturing infrastructure and reduced us at best to a service economy. Millions of jobs, blue and white collar, we know have been “outsourced,” given away to the lowest bidders along with the hard-won benefits of US workers, including healthcare, pensions and decent working conditions.

Globalization has profited only the multi-national corporations and the rich elite who run or invest in them. The multi-national corporation sits on the backs of working people around the world, people who have been pitted against each other, and now work for less because they undersold their services to enrich those corporations. These corporations financially divided and conquered world economies.

Kingston Police Harass FreeDominion Website

On March 18, 2009, Connie Fournier, the owner of FreeDominion, (a conservative message board), received a phone call from the Kingston Police Service asking why they did not ban a member named Edward Kennedy, for comments he allegedly made about serial plaintiff Richard Warman.
According to a posting by Connie Fournier on FreeDominion, a complaint was filed with the Kingston Police by Richard Warman, who is well known on the internet as a serial plaintiff and former employee with the Canadian Human Rights Commission.


Friday, March 27, 2009

Israeli Troops 'Enter Gaza Strip'

Palestinian fighters in Gaza say they have wounded several Israeli soldiers southeast of the strip after they violated the shaky ceasefire. Fighters from the Islamic Jihad exchanged fire with 10 Israeli soldiers east of the city of Khan Yunis, the group's military wing, the al-Quds Brigades, said on Thursday. There have been no comments from the Israeli army but reports indicate that the fifteen minute shootout wounded five Israeli soldiers.


Schwarzenegger to Provide Government Camps For Homeless

Plans to shut down tent cities in California and relocate homeless people to government-run facilities have stoked fears that the move could be a pretext for a wider internment of Americans in the event of a total economic collapse.
“California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said a make-shift tent city for the homeless that sprang up in the capital city of Sacramento will be shut down and its residents allowed to stay at the state fairgrounds

90 per cent Take-up by Schoolgirls for Vaccination Against Jade Goody Cancer

The cervical cancer programme began in September and is currently being offered to all girls in the second year of secondary school.

It involves three injections over a six-month period and new figures show the take-up rate for the first dose is 92.2 per cent. For the second dose, which is still being administered, the rate is 87.8 per cent.

The immunisation scheme aims to protect girls against types 16 and 18 of the human papillomavirus, which cause 70 per cent of cervical cancers.

Shona Robison, Scottish public health minister, paid tribute to the hard work of health boards and schools for making the scheme a success.


Two-Faced Geithner Assures CFR Puppet Masters He’s “Open” To Global Currency

Treasury Secretary a traitor, tells American people one thing, CFR elitists another, as move towards global monetary union accelerates.

In a near complete reversal of his comments on Tuesday, when he told a Congressional hearing that there were no plans to move towards a global currency to supplant the dollar, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner sought to please the elitist CFR by assuring them that he was “open” to the notion of a new global currency system.

Geithner’s two-faced reversal is another shining example of how much contempt Obama administration front men have for the American people - assuring them one day that the dollar will remain while the next pandering to their globalist puppet masters the CFR as the move towards a global monetary union accelerates.


Israel Responds To IDF Soldiers Accounts of War crimes in Gaza

Netanyahu Plans to Expand Settlements

Israeli prime minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu has struck a secret deal with one of his coalition partners, pledging to expand settlements in a highly-contentious area of the West Bank, army radio said.

The agreement is not included in the official coalition deal between Netanyahu's right-wing Likud and the ultra-nationalist Yisrael Beitenu party of firebrand Avigdor Lieberman but the two men struck the understanding during their coalition talks, the radio said.

According to the plan, some 3,000 housing units are to be constructed in the so-called E1 Sector in the occupied West Bank which runs between annexed east Jerusalem and the Maale Adumim settlement.


Secret Bush Memos Revealed Plan for 'Massive Military Takeover of the USA'

A top constitutional scholar has said that recently released Justice Department memos prove that nefarious elements within the Bush Administration were planning a massive military takeover of the country and that the documents should be used to bring charges of treason.


The Covert War on UK Teens - And its Aims

The 16th president of the USA, Abraham Lincoln, said once, that a house divided against itself cannot stand. This is true in any era, and in any civilization. It is also true that a blatant dictatorship, such as Britain with its 3 million plus cameras in London alone, cannot stand as long as the people stand together in mutual support of each other. Endless fault lines are artificially created to prevent this outcome. White on Muslim, rich against poor, British against Polish, and now adults against teenagers.

One of the time tested methods of controlling populations is the divide and rule card, most famously advocated by Niccolo Machiavelli in his work, The Prince.


UK Government Attempts to Justify Torture

Britain uses intelligence gained from torture because, although 'abhorrent', it can sometimes save lives, the government has said.'


Psychiatry Still Uses Electroshock Therapy on Children

A recent article published in the Melbourne, Australia paper Herald Sun has drawn attention to the ongoing psychiatric practice of using electroshock therapy on children as young as four years of age.

Electroshock therapy, also known as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), is the practice of applying electric shocks to the brain in order to induce seizures and modify behavior by damaging "problematic" portions of the brain."

After a few sessions of ECT, the symptoms are those of moderate cerebral contusions," said neurologist Sidney Sament. "The patient 'forgets' his symptoms because the brain damage destroys memory traces in the brain, and the patient has to pay for this by a reduction in mental capacity of varying degree."


'We're All in This Together' - No We are Not, That's the Point

President Obama basically said that we can't demonize every investor who earns a profit, because "we are all in this together."

Sorry, but I am going to have to call a big fat "bull-shit" on this one.

When Obama said "we" did he have a mouse in his pocket? Obama, and his family have a very opulent, slave-built roof over their heads. He travels on the public nickel, his children attend an exclusive Washington, DC private school that has organic food on its menu, and has health care that covers everyone in his family from head to toe and side to side and inside out.

Even though he and every member of the administration, Congress and the Supreme Court are not hurting for anything, the bastard (sorry if your parents weren't married when you were conceived) Wall Street banksters are receiving billions of dollars of government welfare and are not so good about being in "this together" with us.

The only concrete steps the Treasury and Fed have taken are to buy "toxic" assets (if something is toxic can it still be an asset?) so companies like Goldman Sachs (via AIG) can have the public tit rescue them from their stupider than crap mistakes.


Israel Accused of Air Strike on Sudan Convoy

CBS News reports claims by US officials that Israeli aircraft attacked a 17-truck convoy, believing it to be carrying Iranian weapons supplies bound for Hamas in Gaza.
Some 39 people are said to have died during the raid, which allegedly happened in January during the war in Gaza.
It sounds far-fetched - an Israeli air strike on a hostile country 900 miles from home and one that remains a secret for two months.
The story seems to have first surfaced on a Sudanese website this week.
A Sudanese government minister then accused the US of carrying out the strike.
However, CBS claims that version of events has been contradicted in briefings by American government officials who have fingered the Israelis as being responsible.


GM Ingredients Detected in Organic 'GM Free' Foods

Professor Mark Partridge and Professor Denis Murphy, from the biotechnology unit at the University of Glamorgan in Wales tested 25 products containing soya using an EU approved method for detecting traces of GM ingredients.

They found that 10 of the 25 samples tested positive for traces of GM ingredients, even though eight of the positive samples had been labelled 'GM free' or 'organic'. Four of the products that showed traces of GM were above the UK Soil Association's limit for organic food, including one vegetarian sausage mix which contained 0.7 per cent GM soya.


Thursday, March 26, 2009

Bilderbergers to Meet in Athens

The Bilderberg club is famous for gathering the most powerful people in the world at least once per year. There, they can talk behind closed doors. This year, the club will organize its meeting in Athens between 14th and 16th of May, says Elefterios Tipos newspaper.


Obama and the New Age

As I’ve mentioned numerous times before, the Power Elite (PE) uses crises to move us toward its ultimate goal of a World Socialist Government. The current global economic crisis is devaluing currencies so that the people of the world will be forced to accept regional currencies and then a global currency, which is an important part of the PE’s plan.

'Israel Treated its Soldiers as Guinea Pigs'

Israel has admitted to developing an anthrax vaccine through a secret research project involving tests on unaware army soldiers.

The Israeli Defense Ministry revealed on Wednesday that the vaccine was tested on 716 soldiers while they had not been fully informed about the study, Ynet reported.

The project, codenamed "Omer 2", was held during the first part of the 1990s and the subjects were picked out of a pool of 4,000.

Some of the soldiers, who say that the experiment has had life-threatening side effects for them, are now filing a lawsuit against the Israeli Army, Haaretz reported.


The Criminalization of Everyday Life

I spent 24 hours in the slammer the other day. My crime? Well, the police couldn’t tell me when they locked me up. The prosecutor and judge couldn’t either, when I was arraigned the following day. I found out for myself when I researched the matter a few days after being released: I had been cited for walking my dog off the leash – once, six years ago.

Welcome to the ugly underside of the zero-tolerance era, where insignificant rule violations get inflated into criminal infractions.

EU Presidency: US and UK Economic Recovery Plans are 'A Way to Hell'

Internal European divisions are growing over the Prime Minister and US President's strategies to fight the economic crisis just one week before a critical G20 summit in London.

Mirek Topolanek, the Czech prime minister who is running a caretaker EU presidency after the collapse of his government on Tuesday, highlighted European splits over fiscal stimulus plans promoted by Mr Obama, with Mr Brown's support.


British PM Savaged At EU Meet: ‘You Have Run Out Of Our Money’; ‘Pathalogically Unable to Accept Responsibility’

Daniel Hannan, MEP for South East England, gives a speech during Gordon Brown´s visit to the European Parliament on 24th March, 2009.

Czechs 'Have Obligation' to Pass Lisbon Treaty Despite Government's Collapse

José Manuel Barroso warned Czech politicians yesterday that the EU Treaty "should not be used as a weapon on domestic issues".

"The Czech Republic has signed the treaty and so the Czech Republic has an obligation to ratify. I really hope that this domestic, political development is not used as a way to put in question the treaty," he said.


Metropolitan Police Encourage Citizens To Rifle Through Neighbours Bins to Combat Terrorism

A new London Metropolitan Police anti-terrorism campaign is encouraging law abiding citizens to look through each others’ bins to check for “suspicious” items such as chemical bottles, and to report any troubling findings to the police.
Staring back at big brother is a no-no, the authorities can watch you but you cannot look back at them - you must practice cognitive dissonance or engage in “doublethink” as Orwell called it, pretending that the cameras are not even there.
And exactly the same thing is repeated in the USA

Oh Goody- Obama Attempts to Appoint Another Goldman Sachs Executive

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I reported back in February on the case of Gary Gensler, the former Goldman Sachs employee and derivatives cheerleader who President Obama nominated to head the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Gensler’s nomination sailed through the Senate Agricultural Committee but Senator Bernie Sanders has placed a hold on the nomination (as has a second senator who is as yet unnamed).
A statement from Sanders’s office said:
While Mr. Gensler is clearly an intelligent and knowledgeable person, I cannot support his nomination. Mr. Gensler worked with Sen. Phil Gramm and Alan Greenspan to exempt credit default swaps from regulation, which led to the collapse of A.I.G. and has resulted in the largest taxpayer bailout in U.S. history. He supported Gramm-Leach-Bliley, which allowed banks like Citigroup to become “too big to fail.” He worked to deregulate electronic energy trading, which led to the downfall of Enron and the spike in energy prices. At this moment in our history, we need an independent leader who will help create a new culture in the financial marketplace and move us away from the greed, recklessness and illegal behavior which has caused so much harm to our economy.

George Soros: I'm Having a Very Good Crisis

A hedge fund manager who predicted the global credit crunch has said the financial crisis has been 'stimulating' and the culmination of his life's work.

George Soros, who predicted the global financial crisis twice before, was one of the few people to anticipate and prepare for the current economic collapse.

Mr Soros said his prediction meant he was better able to brace his Quantum investment fund against the gloabal storm.

But other investors failed to take notice of his prediction and his decision to come out of retirement in 2007 to manage the fund made him $US2.9 billion.

And while the financial crisis continued to deepen across the globe, the 78-year-old still managed to make $1.1 billion last year.


Of course he knew it was going to happen, he helped create it in the first place!

Cold Fusion Proven True by U.S. Navy Researchers - Will Suppression of this Science be Repeated?

The world owes Fleischmann and Pons a huge apology: The cold fusion technology they announced in 1989 -- which was blasted by arrogant hot fusion scientists as a fraud -- has been proven true once again by U.S. Navy Researchers. In papers presented at this year's American Chemical Society meeting, scientist Pamela Mosier-Boss presented data supporting the reality of cold fusion, declaring the report, "the first scientific report of highly energetic neutrons from low-energy nuclear reactions."

Technically, it's not the first report at all, however. It might be the five-hundredth report, given how many people have been working on cold fusion since 1989 in laboratories across the world. Following the politically-motivated assassination of cold fusion credibility in 1989, the cold fusion movement went underground, renaming itself to LENR (Low Energy Nuclear Reactions). As LENR, cold fusion has been proven true in literally thousands of experiments conducted over the past two decades.


Obama Youth Brigade: Church Attendance Forbidden

Is this the change you really voted for? President Obama has only been in office for two months. Now we have HR 1388. The Bill was sponsored by Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) with 37 others. The Bill was introduced to the floor of the House of Representatives where both Republicans and Democrats voted 321-105 in favor. Next it goes to the Senate for a vote and then on to President Obama.

This bill’s title is called “Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education” (GIVE). It forms what some are calling “Obama’s Youth Brigade.” Obama’s plan is require anyone receiving school loans and others to serve at least three months as part of the brigade. His goal is one million youth! This has serious Nazi Germany overtones to it.

The Bill would forbid any student in the brigade to participate in “engaging in religious instruction, conducting worship services, providing instruction as part of a program that includes mandatory religious instruction or worship, constructing or operating facilities devoted to religious instruction or worship, maintaining facilities primarily or inherently devoted to religious instruction or worship, or engaging in any form of religious proselytization.” That means no church attendance or witnessing.
You have got to laugh, one scam ripping of another scam!

Monsanto Planting Seeds in the White House?

Apparently, President Obama is considering appointing Michael Taylor to head the new Food Safety Working Group.

The man has moved in and out of roles at the federal government and Monsanto so many times he probably has whiplash.

So what's the big deal? (I'm not going to opine on Monsanto here, other than to say that I know quite a few people who think Monsanto is the most evil corporation in the world, and that's even after this AIG debacle.) Well, two things:

The first is that I find it puzzling, to put it lightly, that Obama would choose this guy to help ensure food safety.


Despite Obama’s Vow, Combat Brigades Will Stay in Iraq

Despite President Barack Obama’s statement at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina Feb. 27 that he had "chosen a timeline that will remove our combat brigades over the next 18 months," a number of Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs), which have been the basic U.S. Army combat unit in Iraq for six years, will remain in Iraq after that date under a new non-combat label.

A spokesman for Defence Secretary Robert M. Gates, Lt. Col. Patrick S. Ryder, told IPS Tuesday that "several advisory and assistance brigades" would be part of a U.S. command in Iraq that will be "re-designated" as a "transition force headquarters" after August 2010.

But the "advisory and assistance brigades" to remain in Iraq after that date will in fact be the same as BCTs, except for the addition of a few dozen officers who would carry out the advice and assistance missions, according to military officials involved in the planning process.

Gates has hinted that the withdrawal of combat brigades will be accomplished through an administrative sleight of hand rather than by actually withdrawing all the combat brigade teams.

Appearing on Meet the Press Mar. 1, Gates said the "transition force" would have "a very different kind of mission", and that the units remaining in Iraq "will be characterised differently". "They will be called advisory and assistance brigades," said Gates. "They won't be called combat brigades."

Soldiers Shoot Youth and Kidnap 17 Palestinians in the West Bank

The Palestine News and Information Agency, WAFA, reported on Wednesday morning that Israeli soldiers kidnapped 17 Palestinians after the army invaded a number of villages and cities in the occupied West Bank. The army invaded Nablus, Ramallah and Hebron, broke into and searched dozens of homes.The Agency stated that soldiers invaded Qotna village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped eleven residents after breaking into their homes.


AIG is Chump Change -- Let's Find Corporate America's Hidden Billions

The popular urge to claw back the bogus bonuses paid by American International Group is irresistible and fully justified, but should the Treasury someday retrieve every single bonus dollar, that total of $165 million will make no difference to anyone except a few disgruntled traders. From the jaded perspective of the financiers, the uproar over the AIG bonuses may provide a welcome distraction from far more important (and lucrative) abuses in the world's offshore tax havens.

So rather than continue arguing over chump change, it is long past time for the United States, with its international friends and allies, to demand accountability from the long list of tiny countries and principalities, from Andorra and the Cayman Islands to Singapore and Switzerland, where corporations, wealthy clients and unrepentant evildoers hide their assets.


Wednesday, March 25, 2009

First, Awaken Your Mind

How is the mind of a newborn child?

It is completely pure. It is awake.

There are no preconceived ideas and there are no misconceptions. Anything and everything is possible, but with all that freedom the mind of a newborn child is susceptible.
At the moment you and I incarnated here on earth we opened ourselves to whatever form of reality our new world wanted to thrust upon us - perhaps ‘thrust upon’ is too strong a phrase, but it suits our current reality - and we were always, as natural beings assuming a ‘natural’ world, going to accept that version of reality as being ‘real’.


Ed Miliband the Windfarm Windbag

Opposing wind farms is as 'socially unacceptable' as not wearing a seatbelt or failing to stop at a zebra crossing, says the climate change minister.
In a speech that infuriated rural campaigners, Ed Miliband said the Government should be tougher in pushing through controversial wind turbine schemes.
His comments - made at the screening of a new film warning of the effects of climate change - came as environmentalists said the massive expansion of onshore wind farms was threatening some of Britain's best-loved countryside.

Now 'Big Brother' Targets Facebook

Millions of Britons who use social networking sites such as Facebook could soon have their every move monitored by the Government and saved on a "Big Brother" database.

Ministers faced a civil liberties outcry last night over the plans, with accusations of excessive snooping on the private lives of law-abiding citizens.


Ban Second Homes or Villages Will Die

Wealthy second-home owners who spend much of the year away from their country cottages or rent them out as holiday lets would be responsible for the closure of rural schools, shops and pubs, and ultimately the death of villages.


I have witnessed this first hand and something nees to be done about it!

Spring of Rage: Why Wait For Summer

A story magically appeared in one of the mainstream newspapers recently which announced the likelihood of a Summer of Rage (protests about the economy) in Britain.

I wrote about that in a post I called Pre-empting violent protests.

Now a story has been put out by The Times to tell us that we may not even have to wait until the Summer…


Fear: The Last Refuge of Desperate Politicians

My train pulled into Waterloo station yesterday to be greeted by an alarming poster picturing women and children in a market. It warned: “A bomb didn't go off here because weeks before a shopper reported someone studying the CCTV cameras.” It wasn't what I needed to worry about on my way to work.

It is part of a new campaign - “Don't rely on others” - urging the public to report suspicious activity that could be related to terrorism: from large amounts of empty chemical bottles in a bin, to a suspicious van rental or somebody who owns lots of mobile phones. Being scary, dramatic and backed by the police, it's the sort of campaign that wins easy headlines and thus acts as a form of subliminal advertising.


The Bohemian Club in Downtown San Francisco

Obama and his Dick (Cheney)

Here’s how well they have us trained: The powers that be are no longer gonna call the illegally detained terrorism suspects (sic) by the name of “enemy combatants.”

Like the pre-programmed robots we’ve all become, we’ll celebrate this as a welcome and much-needed change from the reviled Bush-Cheney administration. A step in the right direction, we might even say.

In addition, the Pope of Hope has promised not to torture. Our society is so fuckin’ corrupt that a US president can announce—without shame—a purported plan to say no to committing crimes against humanity. Of course, we view this as “normal” and we foolishly believe him and even praise him.


Czech Government Ousted For First Time In History; Another Economic Casualty

The Czech government collapsed Tuesday after losing a parliamentary no-confidence vote over its handling of the economic crisis.
It was a huge embarrassment for Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek, coming just days before a planned visit by President Barack Obama and midway through the Czech Republic's six-month European Union presidency.


Senate Rubber Stanps National Enslavement Bill

The Senate last night rubber stamped a nightmare domestic draft bill that legislates mandatory national service and creates an “army” of at least 7 million civilian enforcers working at the the behest of the government, while also containing language that threatens to ban free speech and the right to protest.


Israel's Lunatic Fringe Rejects Obama's Plans

Members of an Israeli right-wing faction have expressed their opposition to US President Barack Obama's support for a two-state solution. Over 1,800 members of the Unity Coalition for Israel (UCI) have sent emails to President Obama and other members of his staff, questioning "the wisdom" of the new US administration.'


The CIA and the Labour Party

SECRET US funding of "voluntary" organisations began with the Marshall Plan. In June 1947 George Marshall, US Secretary of State, in a speech at Harvard, suggested that the European nations, including the USSR, should agree a joint programme of reconstruction to which the US would contribute. Within three months 16 European nations had formulated a European Recovery Programme (ERP) for the period 1947-51.

ERP was welcomed by President Truman, immediate interim aid was authorised for Austria, France and Italy, and in April 1948 Congress passed the Economic Co-operation Act which set up the Economic Co-operation Administration (ECA*) to administer some 13,000 million dollars of aid to Europe over the period 1948-51. (*ECA administrator for France was Barry Bingham, who helped launch the International Press Institute.)


Satanic Fabian Warmongers

Tony Blair’s conversion to Catholicism is laughable. He and his witch of a wife profess to be Christians, supposedly qualified to comment on the religions future, and yet, have been known to enjoy howling at the moon from time to time.

As is well recognised, Blair is a genocidal war monger. So while much of his work may sit under the general public’s radar these days, it will come as no surprise that he is up to no good in the Middle East.

Having incited Israel’s recent insane attack on Gaza, he is now point man in the continuing drive to get Israel to attack Iran. Yes, that’s right, now that Cheney is gone, and the (at least financially) floundering Obama administration refuses to tow the Armageddonist foreign policy line, it is down to Blair to bring on the Third World War.

Anglers Arrested and DNA Tested by Anti-terror Police for Using Laser Pens to Scare Ducks

Fishing quietly by a lake, Martin Kailus and his middle-aged friends made for an unlikely trio of terrorists. The police, however, begged to differ. To the bemusement of the anglers, ten officers swooped and arrested them under anti-terror laws. They claimed the men were using laser pens to endanger aeroplanes flying overhead.


Bend Over and Say, 'Uncle Sam'

Timothy Geithner refuses to take underwater banks into receivership and resolve them, but has no problem transforming the FDIC into a hedge fund. Go figure? Here's what everyone needs to know: The US government (you) will provide up to 94 percent of the financing (low interest, of course) for dodgy mortgage-backed assets that no one in their right mind would ever buy so that wealthy and politically-connected banksters can scrub up to $1 trillion of red ink from their balance sheets.

FDA One Step Away From Declaring Dietary Supplements Drugs

President Barack Obama has appointed two experts, one in food the other in drugs, to head up the soon to be reorganized Food & Drug Administration in preparation for an agency split that would separate the FDA into two – one agency to oversee foods and the other to regulate drugs. But just exactly where does that leave dietary supplements?


Obama Doesn’t Talk Like Bush; He Just Acts Like Him

You can’t blame Dick Cheney for being annoyed at Barack Obama. Obama is closing Guantánamo. He’s ordering the CIA to interrogate prisoners according to the rules written in the Army Field Manual, which doesn’t allow torture. He’s even phasing out such classic Bushian phrases as “enemy combatant” and “war on terror.”

But the dark prince of neoconservatism should relax. Obama’s inaugural address may have promised to “reject as false the choice between our safety and our ideals,” but — in all the ways that matter — he’s keeping all of Bush’s outrageous policies in place. Sure, he talks a good game about “moving forward.” But nothing has really changed. From reading your e-mails to asserting the right to assassinate American citizens to bailing out companies whose executives pay themselves big bonuses, Obama’s changes are nothing but toothless rhetoric.

UN: Israel Broke Six-month Truce in Gaza

A new UN report exposes a bit of misinformation peddled by the US and Israel and shatters the Zionist illusion that the Gaza war was legal.

The report, prepared by human rights investigator Richard Falk, confirms that Tel Aviv was indeed the party that violated the Egyptian-brokered six-month truce in Gaza.

Israel and the democratically elected Palestinian government confined to the Gaza Strip agreed in mid June 2008 to a six-month truce. While reports indicated that Tel Aviv had initially broken the truce with its tanks and bulldozers crossing the southern border of the Gaza Strip on November 4 and 5, echelons in the United States and Israel insisted otherwise.

A widespread campaign in support of the alleged Israeli right to enter the Palestinian territory was then launched by US and Israeli media outlets.


UK Government Warns of Nuclear Terror Threat

Britain faces a renewed threat of attack by terrorists with chemical, biological and nuclear weapons, a major new government report states.


Creating fear and setting up False Flag operations has become all the government can actually get right these days

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Be Gentle With the Bankers - No, Indict Them for High Treason

Simon Johnson, in an article posted on the RGE Monitor site, notes that the “CEOs of major banks have started to push back against the critics” and cites Richard Kovacevich, chair of Wells Fargo. Johnson mentions the “banking industry’s thought leader,” Jamie Dimon, who declares “that unless we stop vilifying corporate leaders… we will not get an economic recovery.”

Sounds like blackmail to me.

Mr. Johnson tells us the banking CEOs and “thinkers” want us to “move on,” in other words forget about holding the culprits (like Vikram Pandit at Citi) responsible or for that matter even vilifying them too harshly and simply move down the long and winding road with the process of looting the American taxpayer and his children and his children’s children, lest there be bankruptcy and a creeping cancer that spreads over the body of the private sector.

I don’t claim to know anything about banking and economics, but I do know something else when I see it — treason.

US Seeks 'to Bypass Afghan President'

The US and European allies plan to create a new chief executive role in Afghanistan to bypass President Hamid Karzai, a report says.
The Guardian reported on Monday that the creating of the role, possibly a prime ministerial role, will be followed by planting a high-profile figure in the heart of the Kabul government.
"There needs to be a deconcentration of power," said one senior European official in defending the US initiative for an alternative chief executive in Afghanistan. "
We need someone next to Karzai, a sort of chief executive, who can get things done, who will be reliable for us and accountable to the Afghan people."
Karzai was put in power as a puppet president by the US and now that he won't play ball any more and wants the occupation to end they smear him with corruption charges and then look to replace him.
You just mark my words, watch for the placement of arch neocon and former US ambassador to the UN Zalmay Khalizad into this position!!

Israel Opens Fire on Gaza

Israeli army launched several air attacks on the Gaza Strip. Khan Younis City mid of the occupied Gaza Strip faced heavy Israeli bombings from the naval forces in the western part.Meanwhile, Israeli troops based in the eastern part of the City was attacked by heavy gunfire and shells.


The Takeover of America - Republic Becomes Oligarchy

America has become an oligarchy ( a government ruled by a powerful few ) versus a Republic ( a government limited by law ) as the banking and Wall Street Masters of the Universe continue their tyranny and class economic rape while the public ignites in furor.


Court Again Concedes Vaccines Cause Autism

In a recent Huffington Post exclusive, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and investigative journalist David Kirby reveal that in the recent case of Bailey Banks vs HHS, the Vaccine Court has ruled vaccines caused Bailey’s autism and ordered compensation for his family.

Banks is the second case where the government could not deny the overwhelming evidence showing vaccines caused a child’s autism. The first was the case of Hannah Poling in March 2008. The government conceded the case and awarded her family compensation.

Small victories for these children, but what about the hundreds of thousands of other families struggling with autism? Who and what can they believe in this continuing vaccine-autism controversy?


Commander Confirms Netanyahu War Plans

Israel is preparing for all-out war on multiple fronts that include Iran, Syria and Lebanon, a senior military commander claims. Israeli army Home Front Command Major General Yair Golan said Sunday that Tel Aviv is preparing for "all possible scenarios", indicating that one such scenario would be to fight a simultaneous war against Iran, Syria and Lebanon.

The confirmation comes as US President Barack Obama seeks "new beginnings" with its arch-rival Iran. The US offer has been met with world praise but with fury in Tel Aviv.

Israeli media outlets late on Sunday began propagating wild scenarios that Iran is using the Lebanese Hezbollah to recruit Palestinian fighters to carry out terror attacks on Israel.


NSC Advisor Jones: 'I Take my Daily Orders From Kissinger'

Last week a caller to the Alex Jones Show mentioned a speech transcript posted on the CFR website where U.S. National Security Adviser Jones declared the following:

Thank you for that wonderful tribute to Henry Kissinger yesterday. Congratulations. As the most recent National Security Advisor of the United States, I take my daily orders from Dr. Kissinger, filtered down through Generaal (sic) Brent Scowcroft and Sandy Berger, who is also here. We have a chain of command in the National Security Council that exists today.

Mr. Jones is basically telling us the National Security Council is run by Henry Kissinger. The NSC is the principal forum used by Obama for considering national security and foreign policy matters. Biden, Clinton, Geithner, Gates, Mullen, Emanuel, Summers, and others are listed as participants, but not Henry Kissinger.

In 2006, the Associated Press reported that Kissinger advised Bush and Cheney, a fact included in Bob Woodward’s book “State of Denial.”

In other words, the Bush and Obama administrations — never mind the “change” rhetoric — receive the same advice (instructions) from the ruling elite.


Israeli Troops Shut Down Press Conference With Injured American's Parents; Beat Activists

A woman and journalist were among those beaten by Israeli troops during a press conference held by the parents of critically wounded American peace activist Tristan Anderson Monday afternoon.

Anderson had an Israeli tear-gas canister shot at his head in Ni’lin on 13 March, his skull shattered and several surgeries have left him semi-conscious in a Tel Aviv hospital.

His parents arrived shortly after Tristan was hospitalized.Israeli troops detained 11, including Sheikh Raed Salah, the head of the Islamic Movement in Israel, and Khaled Zabaka, in addition to three foreign activists.


Rockerfeller: Internet is 'Number One National Hazard'

According to the great-grandson John D. Rockefeller, nephew of banker David Rockefeller, and former Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller the internet represents a serious threat to national security. Rockefeller is not alone in this assessment. His belief that the internet is the “number one national hazard” to national security is shared by the former Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell and Obama’s current director Admiral Dennis C. Blair.


Of course he wishes it had never been invented . It has been a thorn in the side of the lluminati for years as it has been instrumental in exposing the lies, corrruption, Mind control, agenda and plans of the Illuminati's drive to the New World Order

Judgment Day for Geithner

Whether he deserves it or not, Timothy Geithner has become the poster boy for everything that's wrong with the government's scatterbrain financial rescue plan. Geithner was in the wheelhouse at the New York Fed when Bear Stearns and Lehman Bros defaulted, and he has played a central role in the $165 million AIG bonus scandal which has ignited a populist firestorm across the country. Now everything even remotely connected to the bank bailout has become a source of fist-clinching rage. The mood of the country has darkened from the steady downpour of bad economic news, the sharp decline in housing prices and the steep rise in unemployment. People are angry at the government, the banks and Wall Street. Their nerves are frayed and their patience is stretched to the limit.

It is in this atmosphere of simmering public fury that Geithner will announce the details of his long-awaited plan for removing up to $1 trillion of toxic assets from the balance sheets of some of the country's biggest banks. Information about Geithner's "Public-Private Partnership" and the so called Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) has been spotty so far, but enough is known about the plan to predict that it will likely be the noose into which Geithner thrusts his scrawny neck bringing his dismal career at Treasury to a end. The country will not endure another pretentious-sounding banker-friendly flim flam, which is precisely what Geithner has in mind.

Home School: A Quiet Revolution

Friends at college don’t always know what to think when they ask Chris Byrd where he went to high school.

“Really? You were home-schooled? Why aren’t you a freak?”

In Oklahoma, by some estimates, 33,000 children are facing that kind of question. If home schools were a district of their own, it would be twice the size of Broken Arrow Public Schools, and three times the size of Jenks.


Man Arrested for Feeding the Homeless

Israel Arrests Palestinian Leader

Israeli police have arrested leader of the Palestinian Islamic Movement Sheikh Raed Salah, blaming him for attending an 'illegal' meeting.
On Monday, the police raided the gathering in East Jerusalem [al-Quds]'s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood and took Salah and his bodyguard away for interrogation, the Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz reported.

The Salah-led offshoot of the movement later said that the capture "was made as part of the process of strengthening (Jewish control) over Jerusalem."


JPMorgan Chase To Spend Millions on New Jets and Luxury Airport Hangar

Embattled bank JPMorgan Chase, the recipient of $25 billion in TARP funds, is going ahead with a $138 million plan to buy two new luxury corporate jets and build "the premier corporate aircraft hangar on the eastern seaboard" to house them, ABC News has learned.


British Police 'Guilty' of Terror Law Abuse

A British parliamentary committee finds the police guilty of misusing counter terrorism laws and being too heavy-handed toward protestors.

As thousands in London prepare to take to the streets for next months G20 summit, the House of Parliament's select committee on human rights has criticized the police for being too heavy-handed in their preparation for protests.

According to the committee, British police have manipulated legislation such as the counter terrorism laws in dealing with protestors, have resorted to intimidation and have abused its stop-and-search powers.

"The right to protest is a fundamental democratic right and one that the state and police have a duty to protect and facilitate," said the committee's chairman Andrew Dismore.


Scrapping ID Cards Won't Save Billions, Tories Warned

Home Secretary Jacqui Smith said the majority of the scheme, and spending, will have to go ahead because it relates to passports and dropping ID cards would only save £1.1bn.

The Conservatives accused Ms Smith of "poison pill" tactics to increase the costs of a future Tory administration.

During Commons question time, Ms Smith said the Government was "on track" to introduce ID cards this autumn.


Funny isn't it how they try and make out that a saving of £1.1 Billion pounds is just a tiny amount. I'd rather save 1.1 billion and then hav to pay £40 million than have id cards introduced, wouldn't you??

Monday, March 23, 2009

GPs' Surgeries 'To Sell Medicines'

Ministers are considering changing NHS rules to allow some doctors to sell “over-the-counter” products to patients for commercial gain for the first time.

The prospect of doctors making money from their patients’ illnesses will raise questions about one of the fundamental principles of the NHS: that treatment should be based on medical need and not commercial interest.

Last night the opposition parties claimed the move was potentially “dangerous” and could risk profiteering.


GP's are on incomes way above £100,000 a year and get kickbacks from the Big Pharma amounting to millions and now they want more!!! Greedy bastards!!

Israel’s War Crimes

For the first time since the establishment of Israel in 1948 the government is facing serious allegations of war crimes from respected public figures throughout the world. Even the secretary general of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, normally so cautious about offending sovereign states – especially those aligned with its most influential member, the United States – has joined the call for an investigation and potential accountability.

To grasp the significance of these developments it is necessary to explain what made the 22 days of attacks in Gaza stand shockingly apart from the many prior recourses to force by Israel to uphold its security and strategic interests.In my view, what made the Gaza attacks launched on 27 December different from the main wars fought by Israel over the years was that the weapons and tactics used devastated an essentially defenceless civilian population.

The one-sidedness of the encounter was so stark, as signalled by the relative casualties on both sides (more than 100 to 1; 1300-plus Palestinians killed compared with 13 Israelis, and several of these by friendly fire), that most commentators refrained from attaching the label “war”.

Stasi HQ UK... Where Details of All Your Journeys are Secretly Logged and Kept For a Decade

This anonymous office building on a business park near Heathrow Airport is where the Government has begun monitoring millions of British holidaymakers using its controversial new 'terrorist detector' database.

The top-secret computer system - tied into the airlines' ticketing network - makes judgments about travel habits and passengers' friends and family to decide if they are a security risk.

Like something from a science-fiction film, the Home Office has designed it to spot a 'criminal' or terrorist before they have done anything wrong.


Kristol: It's Not About Iran's Nuclear Weapons, It's About Regime Change

Regime change? What regime change? Wasn’t it all about Iran’s so-called nuclear weapons program?

Of course it’s about regime change. It has, for the Israelis and their neocon supporters, never ever been about anything else. Regime change in Iran means the Israelis get to have their Greater Israel sooner. Iranian support for Hezbollah and Hamas disappears and resistance by the Palestinians and the Lebanese to Israeli aggression all but disappears as well.


£46 Award for Innocent Man's 27 Years in Prison

Sean Hodgson, who spent 27 years in jail for a crime he did not commit, has been given just £46 by the government with which to restart his life.

The Prison Service has awarded the mentally ill former prisoner the equivalent of £1.70 for every year he was wrongly imprisoned.

The payout, a resettlement grant to help ease the victim of one of Britain's gravest miscarriages of justice back into society, was condemned as "the final insult" last night.

Julian Young, Hodgson's solicitor, said: "I am absolutely astounded. I find it quite unbelievable, it is scandalous that, in these exceptional circumstances, additional funds could not be found. He has served 27 years for something he didn't do and this is just insulting."

Hodgson, who requires psychiatric care and is described as deeply institutionalised, is staying at a hostel in central London. Lawyers said the payment, designed to tide the 57-year-old over until he can start supporting himself or apply for emergency loans, had left Hodgson even more confused following his release last week.

"He has no idea of budgeting or the cost of living. Every element of society - and his life - has changed," said Young.


I am absolutely speechless at this. Fat cat banking criminals handed billions of our money whilst this travesty of justice nets him £46 !

These bankers and the government are the ones who should be locked up and the keys dropped down the nearest drain. Criminals all of them!

Serbian Death Squad Leader ‘WasTop CIA Agent’

THE LATE President Milosevic's secret police chief and organiser of Serb death squads during the genocidal ethnic cleansing of disintegrating Yugoslavia was the United States' top CIA agent in Belgrade, according to the independent Belgrade Radio B92.

The claim that from 1992 until the end of the decade, Jovica Stanisic, head of Serbia's murderous DB Secret Police, was regularly informing his CIA handlers of the thinking in Milosevic's inner circle has shocked the region.


The CIA once more exposed having their dirty little fingers involved!

UK Population Must be Cut to 30 Million Says Porritt

JONATHON PORRITT, one of Gordon Brown’s leading green advisers, is to warn that Britain must drastically reduce its population if it is to build a sustainable society.
Porritt’s call will come at this week’s annual conference of the Optimum Population Trust (OPT), of which he is patron.
The trust will release research suggesting UK population must be cut to 30m if the country wants to feed itself sustainably.
Porritt said: “Population growth, plus economic growth, is putting the world under terrible pressure.


Police Arrest 300 in Paris Riots Over Economic Crisis

MORE than 300 rioters were arrested in Paris as baton-wielding gangs clashed with police in protests over President Nicolas Sarkozy's handling of the financial crisis.

At least 10 police officers were seriously injured in the Place de la Nation, in the east of the French capital, where 85,000 people completed a largely peaceful protest.

Nationally, some three million showed their anger at President Sarkozy.
As fires were lit and shop windows smashed soon after 8pm last night, riot police unleashed rounds of tear gas at a mob of about 750 youths.

Fighting broke out on all corners of the square, with police snatch squads moving in to arrest ring leaders. Chants of "Sarkozy resign" were heard, as what appeared to be well organised gangs went on the rampage in surrounding streets, targeting banks and other symbols of capitalism.

By midnight there had been at least 300 arrests, with 49 charged with serious public order offences.


The Raid on Mayor Cheye Calvo's Home

Berwyn Heights Mayor Cheye Calvo’s mother-in-law, Georgia Porter, was stirring her spaghetti sauce when suddenly she saw armed, masked men in black swarming across their backyard. One of the men saw her and pointed his high-powered assault weapon directly at her through the window. She screamed. Suddenly the front door shattered, and men in black burst into the house.
Payton, one of the family’s two black Labrador Retrievers, was lying stretched out on the living room floor. As he turned his head towards the door, the terrified Georgia watched as the men shot him in the face multiple times. The other family dog, Chase, ran into the dining room in an attempt to escape from the screaming men, but they rushed the dining room from all directions and shot him also.


Canadian Killers Get Out on Bail - Writers Go to Jail

Eight burly Metro policemen burst into a Rexdale hotel meeting room this evening and handcuffed and arrested former political prisoner Brad Love, apparently, for “breach of parole.”

Mr. Love had just finished giving a rousing talk on freedom of speech in Canada to a standing room only gathering of supporters of the Canadian Association for Free Expression. He had warned that police were eager to crack down on immigration critics. Almost prophetically he explained: “If immigration were reformed and criminals kept out, it would mean far fewer cops and less overtime, also fewer social workers. Immigration is a growth industry.”


'Down the Memory Hole,' Alan Greenspan Style

He's back and in denial in a March 11 Wall Street Journal op-ed headlined: "The Fed Didn't Cause the Housing Bubble." He lied, the way he did throughout his career and for 18.5 years as Fed chairman. How else could he have kept the job, be knighted in the UK for his "contribution to global economic stability, wisdom and skill," then afterwards be extolled by the Money Trust he enriched.
So now he's preserving his "legacy" by expunging its dark side the way Orwell described in 1984 - "down the memory hole," a convenient slot for "any document....due for destruction," politically inconvenient truths to be erased to preserve only sanitized versions for the public. It's called historical revisionism, but even some on the right aren't convinced.

Obama: US Will Collapse Unless We Give The Bankers Another $1 Trillion

US President Barack Obama says the country would collapse should the government not intervene to prevent large banks from failing. "I think that systemic risks are still out there," Obama said Sunday, in what was viewed by many as an attempt to justify his administration's plans to buy as much as USD 1 trillion in toxic assets. '
And the looting of the nation goes on and on.....

Obama Opens Secret Laboratories to Germany

The Americans have always kept their research into anti-terrorism technologies top secret -- until now. A new treaty between Germany and the US will give German scientists access to highly restricted laboratories.

The research offensive began after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 and has been fuelled with huge sums of money ever since. Universities, companies and secret laboratories are carrying out research into highly sensitive surveillance cameras, bomb detectors, biometric analysis software and vaccines against biological weapons, among other things. Until now, neither the general public nor the governments of the US's Western allies have learned much about the contents of that research.


New UK Anti-Terror Strategy Launched

A new counter-terrorist strategy which is designed to be tougest in the world will be launched by Jacqui Smith this week.

Mr Brown said: "Today, not only the police and security and intelligence officers and our armed forces, but also the emergency services, local councils, businesses and community groups are involved in state-of-the-art civil contingency planning.

"Tens of thousands of men and women throughout Britain - from security guards to store managers - have now been trained and equipped to deal with an incident and know what to watch for as people go about their daily business in crowded places such as stations, airports, shopping centres and sports grounds."


Sunday, March 22, 2009

Mother Given Parking Ticket "For Reviving Her Severely Disabled Son'

Penny Batkin, 40, says that Richmond Council has refused to back down over the fine despite receiving a letter of explanation from her, supported by her GP.

She says she was taking her son, Freddie, 4, to the Shooting Star children's hospice in Hampton when he began gasping for breath and turning blue.

Mrs Batkin, who has three children, was unaware that she had been captured by traffic wardens who were patrolling the area in a CCTV camera car.

Mrs Batkin, from Hampton Wick, near Richmond, south-west London, said her son is unable to walk or talk and has frequent seizures. "I was so furious when I got the letter. I could hear him gasping in the back seat. My immediate reaction was to pull over and deal with him. I had to release him from the rear passenger seat and resuscitate him. I was away from the busy traffic on a wide pavement and would not have restricted anyone walking past."

The council's appeals' officer quoted a section of the Highway Code in a written response to her letter. It related to parking on the pavement and the official insisted it had been unnecessary to park there.


Brussels ‘Recreating Soviet Bloc in Europe’

THE leader of the Czech Republic, which holds the rotating European Union presidency, has warned that a “Europe of states” is in danger of turning into a “state of Europe”, legislating on almost every aspect of people’s lives but lacking in democracy and transparency.

In an interview with The Sunday Times, President Vaclav Klaus drew parallels between Brussels and the failed communist dictatorships of eastern Europe.

“My criticism is based on the sensitivity towards attempts to restrain freedom and democracy, and it does relate to the fact that for most of my life I lived in a political, social and economic system which was not free and was not democratic,” he said.


Minister in Charge of Offshore Clampdown Ran Tax Haven Firm

THE government minister in charge of stamping out corporate tax avoidance has himself set up a business in the tax haven of Bermuda. Lord Myners, already under fire for approving Sir Fred Goodwin’s massive pension from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), was part-time chairman of an offshore company which avoided more than £100m a year in taxes.


He should be sacked and his peerage ripped off him!!!

Lawyers Use NHS as £100m Cash Cow

LAWYERS are earning £800 an hour from the National Health Service and taking “indefensible” fees of tens of millions of pounds in legal disputes. The money is coming from a government scheme intended to compensate patients for medical blunders and inadequate care, an investigation has found.

The compensation lawyers are claiming costs and “success fees” worth about £100m a year out of the scheme. In some cases the payouts claimed are 10 times more than the damages won by the patient.


Captured by the Debt Spider

Through a network of anonymous financial spider webbing only a handful of global King Bankers own and control it all. . . . Everybody, people, enterprise, State and foreign countries, all have become slaves chained to the Banker's credit ropes.


US Army was Dispatched in 'End the Fed' Protests

The Liberty Restoration Project blog has posted an advisory released last November by the United States Army Reserve. “The United States Army Reserve Command is publishing this Force Protection Advisory to advise all Army Reserve personnel of the planned protests at all Federal Reserve Banks and office locations within the United States on 22 November 2008,” the document reads. “This message provides situational awareness and recommended mitigation measures.”

According to the Army Reserve, the folks gathered and exercising the First Amendment in response to the Federal Reserve’s loan sharking operation are essentially terrorists.


One Child in 60 'Suffers From a Form of Autism'

Far more children have autism than previously thought, a study of British school pupils has found.
Researchers now believe as many as one in 60 children has some form of the condition.
The disturbing findings, which are due to be made public within weeks, mean that up to 216,000 children in the UK could suffer from an autistic condition, although many have not yet been diagnosed.
The research could have a major impact on public services in Britain with many more youngsters potentially needing a lifetime of special care.


And this is why!

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Monsanto's Bt Cotton Kills the Soil as Well as Farmers

Biosafety refers to ensuring that GMO’s do not harm the environment or health.

The soil, its fertility, and the organisms which maintain the fertility of soil are a vital aspect of the environment, especially in the context of food and agricultural production.

A recent scientific study carried out by Navdanya, compared the soil of fields where Bt-cotton had been planted for 3 years with adjoining fields with non GMO cotton or other crops. The region covered included Nagpur, Amravati and Wardha of Vidharbha which accounts for highest GMO cotton planting in India, and the highest rate of farmers suicides (4000 per year).

In 3 years, Bt-cotton has reduced the population of Actinomycetes by 17%. Actinomycetes are vital for breaking down cellulose and creating humus.

Bacteria were reduced by 14%. The total microbial biomass was reduced by 8.9%.

Vital soil beneficial enzymes which make nutrients available to plants have also been drastically reduced. Acid Phosphatase which contributes to uptake of phosphates was reduced by 26.6%. Nitrogenase enzymes which help fix nitrogen were reduced by 22.6%.

At this rate, in a decade of planting with GM cotton, or any GM crop with Bt genes in it, could lead to total destruction of soil organisms, leaving dead soil unable to produce food.


World Trade Center's Silverstein is Back for More - $4.5 Billion is Not Enough

In case you don't remember, he's the big time New York PRIVATE "developer" who got the $2 billion dollar settlement from insurance claims arising from the destruction of the World Trade Center. The largest settlement in US regulatory history, bringing his total take from the insurance claims to $4.55 billion. He got that money in May of 2007.
But that wasn't enough for him. And now, almost two years later, he's back for more.