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December 30, 2008

Dec 30 08:18

Schiff: Government Interference Only Makes The Problem Worse

Investor Peter Schiff again went to battle with a raft of establishment talking heads on CNBC yesterday who attempted to propagandize for the bailout by pushing the idea that it was necessary and inevitable.

Schiff pointed out that the word “stimulus” was a misnomer because the government has proven itself incapable of stimulating the economy and has only sought to “interfere with the free market’s ability to create legitimate wealth,” a process that would lead to more inflation and more destruction.

Dec 30 08:17

Slysoft re-cracks BD+

SLYSOFT HAS DONE IT again with their highly recommended AnyDVD HD product. The new version 6.5.0.2, announced today, breaks the new revision of the unbreakable BD+.

For those of you not following this one-sided fight, Blu-Ray movies do a lot of very unfortunate things, like stripping your fair use rights, preventing backups (no one has kids or pets that maul disks), being incompatible with boatloads of hardware, and transmitting every viewing, every click, and every thing you do back to who-knows-where to be used against you. Really, they do that, why do you think net access is mandatory?

Dec 30 08:13

Microsoft specs out 'pay as you go' PC scheme

Microsoft Corp. last week applied for a patent that spells out a "pay as you go" concept under which users would be charged for both the software they run and the computing horsepower they use.

According to the patent application filed last week with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the "Metered Pay-As-You-Go Computing Experience" scheme would meter software use and access to specific computer hardware. Fees would be charged against a prepaid or billed account.

Dec 30 08:08

Call Congress now! American Cynthia McKinney under attack from Israel!

It is the DUTY of our government to intervene!

Dec 30 08:01

UK heads for the big chill - 13C

Britain faces a freezing start to 2009 with temperatures plunging as low as minus 13C.

The big chill will mean widespread frost throughout the UK.

During the day, the temperature is unlikely to rise much above zero, and in parts of Scotland it could even fall as low as - 13C.

The South East and Midlands are braced for overnight lows of - 6C for the coming week.

Global warming is a pain in the butt - ACHOO!

Dec 30 07:55

Gilad Atzmon - Eine Kleine Nacht Murder: How Israeli Leaders Kill for their People's Votes

In order to grasp the latest devastating murderous Israeli expedition in Gaza one must deeply comprehend the Israeli identity and its inherent hatred towards anyone who fails to be Jewish and a hatred against Arabs in particular. This hatred is imbued in the Israeli curriculum, it is preached by political leaders and implied by their acts, it is conveyed by cultural figures, even within the so-called ‘Israeli Left’.

Dec 30 01:28

Shock, Awe and Lies: The Truth Behind the Israeli Attack on Gaza

Up and down the American media and political establishments, you will find nothing but bleatings about Israel being "forced" to launch its vicious blunderbuss attacks against heavily populated Gaza because of the "recent spate of Hamas bombings" since the end of a six-month ceasefire.

This is of course a damnable and deliberate lie.

Dec 30 01:08

Tens of Thousands Protest Facebook Ban of Breastfeeding Photos

A photo of a baby breastfeeding is obscene, says Facebook, and it has banned all breastfeeding photos on its social networking website. Photos of babies drinking melamine-contaminated infant formula out of Bisphenol-A plastic baby bottles, however, are perfectly acceptable.

Dec 30 01:05

For the Love of Chrysler

Chrysler decided to use $100,000 of taxpayer money to buy a full-page "Thank You" ad in USA Today.

December 29, 2008

Dec 29 22:50

"The Revolution: A Manifesto' Amazon Most Loved Book of the Year

Ron Paul's seminal book on the princples of individual liberty, limited government, free markets, sound money and peace, has been rated Amazon's "Most-Loved" book of the year.

Dec 29 18:00

Bristol Palin Welcomes Baby Boy "Tripp"

The baby's name is Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston, according to Jones

Dec 29 17:48

Cynthia McKinney is on her way to Gaza!

Another American with a brain, heart, and courage!

What a contrast from the twin zionist whores, Pelosi and Clinton.

Dec 29 14:54

List of Troubled Banks

The bankers do not want you to have this.

Dec 29 14:13

Kucinich criticizes Israel; wants U.N. probe

Kucinich likened the Israeli attacks on Gaza to its war with Hezbollah in southern Lebanon in 2006. In both cases, he said, civilian populations were attacked and “countless innocents” were killed or injured.

“All this was, and is, disproportionate, indiscriminate mass violence in violation of international law,” Kucinich said in a statement. “Israel is not exempt from international law and must be held accountable.”

Dec 29 12:00

Paul: No such thing as an independent Israel

I don't think there is such a thing as an independent Israel doing anything, because I think no matter what they do its our money, its our weapons, and their not going to do it without us approving it and if they get into trouble we're going to bail them out, so there is no separation between the two.

Dec 29 11:20

Are Americans only hearing One Side of the story?

There are two sides to every story. Is it possible that Americans are given access to only one side of the story involving struggles in the middle East? I wonder if we knew the whole story our perspective might change to one reflecting more balance.

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Dec 29 08:10

Lt. Gov. Quinn predicts Blagojevich will be impeached by Feb. 12 In Irish Mugging

Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn predicts Blagojevich will be impeached by Feb. 12 | The AP contribution | Tribune staff reporter | Dec 29, 2008

Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn said on CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday that he is certain scandal-plagued Gov. Rod Blagojevich will be out of office in less than two months.

Quinn said far more than the required two-thirds of the state's senators are ready to vote for impeachment.

Dec 29 07:33

The Battle To Save The Fiat Money System Has Begun

The disinformation by the global financial dailies in the last twelve months as to the cause of the global financial tsunami, serve the same purpose as the global mass media when they perpetuated the lies that lulled the people to support the war criminals Bush, Blair and Howard to launch the barbaric war against Iraq and Afghanistan which resulted in the genocide of millions, the mutilation of hundreds of thousands, physically and psychologically, and the devastation of an entire nation.

Dec 29 05:20

America needs period of pain

The shoes Iraqi journalist Muntader al-Zaidi threw at George W. Bush had more courage and truth in them than all of America's fawning media. Al-Zaidi reminded the world that Bush, Dick Cheney and their helpers have the blood of hundreds of thousands of Iraqis on their hands -- perhaps as many as one million.

In New York, fabled investment guru Bernie Madoff is accused of bilking clients of an astounding $50 billion while well-fed federal watchdogs snoozed.

Dec 29 04:48

'Israel Has Lost Its Right To Exist'

An article in a leading Norwegian newspaper last weekend lambasted Israel and Judaism and said Israel has lost its right to exist in its present form.

Entitled "God's chosen people," the article by author Jostein Gaarder in Aftenposten is raising a storm in Norway. Gaarder, author of the book "Sophie's World," links the Israel Defense Forces' acts in Lebanon to Jewish history and foresees the coming dismantling of the state as it exists today, with the Jews becoming refugees.

December 28, 2008

Dec 28 23:51

Democratic Underground's Treatment of Discusson About the Israel/Palestine Conflict is Shameful

The Israel/Palestine conflict is at the heart of the confluence of U.S. foreign policy and world opinion about this country and its government. It is arguably one of the central drivers of U.S. middle eastern policy. It is at the heart of neoconservativism and the impacts that misguided philosophy have visited upon our nation. The U.S.

Dec 28 21:23

The Bill Nobody Noticed: National DNA Databank

In April of 2008, President Bush signed into law S.1858 which allows the federal government to screen the DNA of all newborn babies in the U.S.

Dec 28 20:02

Yellowstone is grumbling...

Dec 28 18:50

Calvin and Hobbes on the Big Three Bailout

Dec 28 13:15

Scientists plan to ignite tiny man-made star

While it has seemed an impossible goal for nearly 100 years, scientists now believe that they are on brink of cracking one of the biggest problems in physics by harnessing the power of nuclear fusion, the reaction that burns at the heart of the sun.

In the spring, a team will begin attempts to ignite a tiny man-made star inside a laboratory and trigger a thermonuclear reaction.

Dec 28 11:52

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Death of Republican computer strategist Michael Connell spurs conspiracy theories

Now, nine days after the crash, there are more questions than answers. The only thing certain about this tale is its unhappy ending.

Dec 28 10:50

Flight 93 Families Ask Bush to OK Land Seizure

Gosh, I wonder if somebody might be thinking there might be evidence (lack of) still remaining on the site?

Dec 28 10:38

Rahm Emanuel Facing Possible Subpoena From Blagojevich Attorney

Look for Mukasey to quash these subpeonas.

Dec 28 10:25

Greek Riots 2008 - Agent Provocateur Cops Caught Red Handed

Operation GLADIO Greece.

Dec 28 10:10

Madoff probe focuses on tax havens

The scandal took a chilling turn last week when Rene-Thierry Magon de la Villehuchet, the co-founder of a firm that lost millions investing with Madoff, was found dead in his New York apartment. Access International Advisors - Magon de La Villehuchet's firm - is understood to have lost $1.5bn in the Madoff affair.

On the same day a New York judge ruled that Madoff's investors would receive no more than $100,000 in cash compensation, no matter how much they lost. The ruling was included in a series of court orders made on 23 December by US bankruptcy judge Burton Lifland.

For the biggest losers in the Madoff scandal, the compensation is a drop in the ocean. Fairfield Greenwich, the investment firm run by Madoff chum Walter Noel, lost $7.5bn in the fraud while womenswear magnate and Madoff mentor Carl Shapiro lost $545m of his personal fortune. Claims for compensation will be restricted to those investors who can prove they sent money to Madoff in the 12 months prior to his arrest on 11 December.

Dec 28 09:48

From Hiroshima To Iraq-Uranium Wars: A Suicidal, Genocidal & Omnicidal Course

From the beginning of the Atomic Age, the genocidal aspects of racism were part of the legacy of the Manhattan Project. Native Americans were heavily exposed to uranium mining, nuclear tests, and permanent uranium contamination of their groundwater and reservations from mining. Henry Kissinger expressed U.S. National Security Policy very plainly over concerns about Pacific Islanders exposed to US nuclear tests in the Pacific:

"There are only 90,000 people out there. Who gives a damn!" --Henry Kissinger

PINE RIDGE RESERVATION: WW II "DIRTY BOMB" GENOCIDE

Dec 28 09:01

This zionist whore doesn't speak for me

Pelosi: US must stand strongly with Israel

Published: 12.28.08, 03:13 / Israel News

Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi issued a statement concerning the Israeli operation in Gaza in which she wrote that "When Israel is attacked, the United States must continue to stand strongly with its friend and democratic ally."

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Dec 28 04:36

The Dangers Of An India-Pakistan War

War tensions are being racketed up in the Indian subcontinent, between India and Pakistan. They have fought three major wars since what was once called India in the British Empire obtained its freedom and India and Pakistan split apart. There is great distrust and hate between Hindu India and Islamic Pakistan. The real danger comes from the fact that both are now nuclear armed neighboring states with very short warning times.

Dec 28 04:19

Cash-strapped states weigh selling roads, parks

Minnesota is deep in the hole financially, but the state still owns a premier golf resort, a sprawling amateur sports complex, a big airport, a major zoo and land holdings the size of the Central American country of Belize.

Valuables like these are in for a closer look as 44 states cope with deficits.

Like families pawning the silver to get through a tight spot, states such as Minnesota, New York, Massachusetts and Illinois are thinking of selling or leasing toll roads, parks, lotteries and other assets to raise desperately needed cash.

December 27, 2008

Dec 27 23:45

John Edison, Jr: Victim of Lies, Perjury, and Corruption

After being smeared as a rapist in the media, extricated from friends and family, and forced to miss more than three months of school, Edison faced 51 years in a penitentiary for a crime he not only didn't commit, but one that police and prosecutors almost certainly knew he couldn't possibly have committed but pursued anyway.

Dec 27 23:40

There's No Pain-Free Cure for Recession

Belt-tightening is required by all, including government.

Dec 27 23:06

Top Ten Myths about Iraq, 2008

Dec 27 22:30

The Federal Reserve Plan: Steal the Value of Your Money and Give It to Banks

Banks devalue all existing money when they create new money. They reduce its purchasing power. Devaluing everyone else's money is a form of theft, because the new money banks created obtains the purchasing power that the other money has lost.

Dec 27 21:26

U.S. Hosts Most Malware Spreading Sites

The U.S. in 2008 hosted the most websites that spread malware in the world, with China following close behind, according to a new security threat report.

The U.S. hosts 37 percent of all such sites, while China (including Hong Kong) comes in second with 27.7 percent, as Russia with 9.1 percent rounds out the top three.

Dec 27 21:17

US police could get 'pain beam' weapons

The research arm of the US Department of Justice is working on two portable non-lethal weapons that inflict pain from a distance using beams of laser light or microwaves, with the intention of putting them into the hands of police to subdue suspects.

The two devices under development by the civilian National Institute of Justice both build on knowledge gained from the Pentagon's controversial Active Denial System (ADS) - first demonstrated in public last year, which uses a 2-metre beam of short microwaves to heat up the outer layer of a person's skin and cause pain.

Dec 27 21:12

Holiday season reminder: Buy cheap HDMI cables

In the bustle of holiday shopping, it's easy to be persuaded by the salesperson at your local retailer that you need to buy a $50 HDMI cable to make your new gear work. They might say the expensive cable "supports faster speeds," "has better video quality," or that "cheap cables don't support 1080p"--pretty much anything to get you to throw that high-margin HDMI cable in your shopping cart. But the truth is that expensive HDMI cables aren't worth it and the cheap cables available online are just as good.

Dec 27 21:07

Robert Fisk’s World: One missing word sowed the seeds of catastrophe

[United Nations Security Council Resolution 242], you'll recall, was supposed to be the resolution that would guide all future peace efforts in the Middle East; Oslo was supposed to have been founded on it and all sorts of other processes and summits and road maps.

It was passed in November 1967, after Israel had occupied Gaza, the West Bank, East Jerusalem, the Sinai and Golan, and it emphasises "the inadmissibility of the acquisition of territory by war" and calls for "withdrawal of Israeli armed forces from territories occupied in the recent conflict".

Dec 27 21:02

Ex-Israeli Gen.: Army can't defeat Iran

Israel's former National Security Advisor has warned Tel Aviv that it lacks the military power to launch a successful attack against Iran.

"To our regret, there is no Israeli military capability that would enable us to reach a situation whereby Iran's nuclear capabilities are destroyed without the possibility of recovery," Giora Eiland said during a Thursday conference at Tel Aviv University, Ynetnews reported.

Military strikes and aerial attacks cannot force Iran to surrender or give up its nuclear program, said Eiland, pointing out that Israel 'cannot defeat Iran'.

Dec 27 20:51

A look back to what's ahead: Siege and Separation, Sharon's New (Old) Plan 06,June,2001

"Surely the attempt is to strangulate the Palestinians into submission."

That statement was made in 2001 based on activities at the time. A more appropriate statement for today's activities would be....

"Surely the attempt is to eliminate the last remaining Palestinians."

Dec 27 20:34

FBI responds to petition to consider forensic evidence from AE911Truth

In November, 2008, Gators911Truth sent a letter to FBI Director, Robert S. Mueller, III asking the DOJ to consider the forensic evidence of controlled demolition as presented by Architect, Richard Gage - founder of AE911Truth.org. The evidence is presented in Gage's 2008 DVD lecture titled: "911: BLUEPRINT FOR TRUTH. The Architecture of Destruction".

The letter was sent under the provisions of TITLE18 USC § 2382, Misprision of Treason and/or 18 USC § 4 , Misprision of Felony. We received a response today from the Asst. Dir. of Counterterrorism, Michael J. Heimbach.

Dec 27 18:17

Conspiracy Theory - Reason vs. The Crowd

Do you think Abraham Lincoln would have been well advised to consider there was a conspiracy to assassinate him? What would todays corporate media have to say about a conspiracy theory to kill Abraham Lincoln the night before a conspirator shot him? Would you call Obama's guardians "crazy" for considering a conspiracy against him? Let's take a look at history...

Dec 27 13:42

Emergency Alert: Take Action to End Israeli Attacks on Gaza

While the scope of civilian casualties in today’s attacks is not yet clear, it is unmistakable that Israel carried out these attacks with F16 fighter jets and missiles provided by the taxpayers of this country. From 2001-2006, the United States transferred to Israel more than $200 million worth of spare parts to fly its fleet of F16’s. In July 2008, the United States gave Israel 186 million gallons of JP-8 aviation jet fuel. Last year, the United States signed a $1.3 billion contract with Raytheon to transfer to Israel thousands of TOW, Hellfire, and “bunker buster” missiles.

Dec 27 09:52

Video of WTC North Tower Collapse.

Anyone who can watch this video and still believe the twin tower collapses are the result of kerosene/office fires and a structural failure truly has to have their head so far up their arse their tonsils must be staring them in the face.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtx_GcFCs6c&feature=channel_page

More videos from Architects and Engineers for 911 Truth (http://www.ae911truth.org) here: http://www.youtube.com/ae911truth

Dec 27 08:58

Will Obama be the beginning of the end of our government of elite dem/pug puppets?

by W. Christopher Epler (Bill)

Two possibilities:

(1.) The optimistic one is that Barack Obama will be honor his campaign rhetoric and be a champion of the people who elected him. However, to do this, he will have to stay very independent from his DLC right wing and recycled Clinton corporate appointments to date.

(2.) The sadly more realistic scenario is that his appointments to date are an appetizer of the meal to come. In short, we have been snookered again and we're back to the square one of a puppet government of astronomically rich elites.

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Dec 27 08:51

The Madoff Victims: Schadenfreude, Not Anti-Semitism

As the news of Bernard Madoff’s colossal fraud focused on America’s most “important” Jewish tycoons and moguls, it was only a matter of hours before the story was spun around their victimhood with the usual cudgels of “anti-Semitism” and the Holocaust. In Israel, columnist Bradley Burston spun the story best by declaring, “The anti-Semite’s new Santa is Bernard Madoff. … The Aryan Nation at its most delusional couldn’t have come up with anything to rival this.”

Dec 27 08:07

Little Blue Pills Among the Ways CIA Wins Friends in Afghanistan

The Afghan chieftain looked older than his 60-odd years, and his bearded face bore the creases of a man burdened with duties as tribal patriarch and husband to four younger women. His visitor, a CIA officer, saw an opportunity, and reached into his bag for a small gift.

Four blue pills. Viagra.

"Take one of these. You'll love it," the officer said. Compliments of Uncle Sam.

Dec 27 04:50

Herding Humans For Profit

Basically, the Pentagon and the CIA are working in tandem to force targeted nations like India and Pakistan to accept the decision which has been made to "outsource" the terror war to them and other patsy nations like them. Agency contract hits like the Mumbai attack and bombings in FATA are blamed on "al Qaida" by the government-controlled media in the West and in the media controlled by the "patsy" foreign governments. Biased, hate-based reporting serves to drive patriotic fervor to a frenzied state.

Dec 27 03:56

Obama to Meet With Poor, One on One, In Daily Visits

Taking yet another queue from Ken Burns's PBS mini-series The Civil War, which he watched for a course he took at Harvard, President-Elect Obama has decided again to imitate Abraham Lincoln by setting aside three hours every weekday, between the hours of 5:30 p.m. EST and 8:30 p.m. EST, to meet with anyone willing to stand in line outside the Capitol's Oval Office.

Many well-wishers expressed their appreciation for the change.

Dec 27 02:25

Oahu Suffers Major Power Outage

Honolulu Suffers Major Power Outage as Obama Visits
By Vanessa Kaneshiro / Honolulu Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008

December 26, 2008

Dec 26 20:47

Why Al Franken Should NOT Be Riding Private Planes

Death by air crash now seems to be the favored means of ridding the Rovian right of troublesome characters.

Dec 26 14:16

Al Qaeda is More of a U.S. Propaganda Campaign than a Real Organization

Former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook wrote:

Al-Qaida, literally "the database", was originally the computer file of the thousands of mujahideen who were recruited and trained with help from the CIA to defeat the Russians.

Former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski told the Senate that the war on terror is "a mythical historical narrative".

Dec 26 14:09

Will the U.S Breakup?

Maybe in the short-run. But I believe that - especially now that the illusions that we're in an endless boom economy and that the U.S. is a true democracy following the wishes of its people have started to pop (see this and this) - within the next decade, America will break up, like the Soviet Union.

Dec 26 14:00

'Christ would fight global tyranny'

In his Christmas message to Britain, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will hail Jesus as the standard-bearer of justice and call for change.

“Jesus the Son of Mary is the standard-bearer of justice, of love for our fellow human beings, of the fight against tyranny, discrimination, and injustice," President Ahmadinejad will say in his Christmas Day speech, according to the preliminary text of his message.

The Iranian President will deliver his speech at 7.15pm London time on Britain's channel 4 Thursday as a traditional alternative to the Queen's Christmas Day broadcast.

Dec 26 08:33

States Eye Medicaid Cuts As Cure for Fiscal Woes

Cash-strapped states look to cut from Medicaid | AMY GOLDSTEIN Washington Post

WASHINGTON — States from Rhode Island to California are being forced to curtail Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor, as they struggle to cope with the deteriorating economy.

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December 25, 2008

Dec 25 17:32

Perseverance gets toys to the Pine Ridge reservation

This is the Christmas that almost wasn't for about 500 children on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation.

A truck filled with toys broke down about halfway along its 480-mile journey from Omaha. The driver climbed out and made some calls but found no help. So he smacked this and pushed that and, somehow, the engine started back up.

Dec 25 17:31

Join the US Army for "Food and Shelter"

Military recruiters having no trouble filling quotas. With jobs scarce, military recruiters are filling their quotas.
By Mike Clary | South Florida Sun-Sentinel
December 20, 2008

"In a crumbling economy, jobs disappear and opportunities fade. But one employer always has openings: the U.S. military.
Just four years after South Florida recruiters struggled to meet even half their quotas, the Army is exceeding enlistment goals by appealing to a wide range of candidates who see limited job options in the civilian world."

Dec 25 17:28

Room at the inn: Hyatt in downtown Dallas welcomes the homeless

Participants are given a night in a warm, clean room at the Hyatt. They get new clothes and time to shower before an afternoon banquet. Later, Pizza Hut and Chick-Fil-A provide dinner and snacks for the men and women in their rooms.

Dec 25 14:32

Christian patriot, fighter for integrity and freedom

The Mother, The Son And God's Promise
By: Devvy
December 25, 2008
© 2008 - NewsWithViews.com

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Dec 25 10:53

It's gonna git real ugly for it gets any better.

Dec 25 08:20

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

Anyone in his education who has neglected to read every word Mark Twain ever wrote has simply missed the greater part of the meaning and opportunity of life. Twain is reputed to be The Great Man of American Literature, but this appreciation of him, while true, misses the mark or this truly great man.

To fathom the greatness of a truly great man, a sufficient lapse of time must pass before he is far enough away from us so that we might measure the greatness of such a great man.

Alexander the Great by this measure quickly gained his fame.

Dec 25 05:18

Paypal Ruins Christmas for eBay Customers

This could happen to you. I recently read a very sad story posted on eBay's (EBAY) Paypal discussion board. It's about a fantastic mom (eBay id: seasonalstuff) who sold holiday decorations to earn Xmas money for her family. Unfortunately all her hard work was for nothing because the Paypal Grinch froze her account two weeks before Santa's arrival.

Dec 25 01:05

Christmas Gifts For The NWO

December 24, 2008

Dec 24 21:11

The Homicides You Didn't Hear About in Hurricane Katrina

The Grinning Skull
The Homicides You Didn't Hear About in Hurricane Katrina

By Rebecca Solnit

What do you do when you notice that there seems to have been a killing spree? While the national and international media were working themselves and much of the public into a frenzy about imaginary hordes of murderers, rapists, snipers, marauders, and general rampagers among the stranded crowds of mostly poor, mostly black people in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, a group of white men went on a shooting spree across the river.

SNIP

Dec 24 20:45

Obama Is A Hawk

In his latest column for the New Statesman, John Pilger reaches back into the history of the Democratic Party and describes the tradition of war-making and expansionism that Barack Obama has now left little doubt he will honour.

By John Pilger

Dec 24 20:27

U.S. Economy Fighting Uphill Battle Against Government Stupidity

It has long been a conservative (and libertarian) outcry that government officials do not understand the complexities of the global economy and the best thing they can do is get out of the way. The 2008 financial crisis has demonstrated that they are very correct about the first part and very wrong about the second. The causes economic crisis were assisted and intensified by government incompetence and the September/October economic implosion was ignited by government stupidity.

Dec 24 12:40

Iran Warns Of Bilderberg Plot To Plunge World Into Total Chaos

Iran's official news agency IRNA is warning today of a Global plot hatched by a 'secret society of Freemasons' known as the Bilderberg Group to plunge our World into 'total chaos' in order to destroy all religions and independent Nations in order to establish a planetary wide single system of government.

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Dec 24 08:32

Not the Biggest Scandal

Average Americans, nearly half of whom reportedly believe that the earth was formed just 6000 years ago and a fair proportion of whom believe that the sun revolves around the earth, might be excused for not understanding this point, but clearly intelligent members of Congress like former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry and future secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who both claim they might not have voted for war "had they had known then what they know now," are themselves caught in a lie.

Dec 24 07:57

Why Obama Really Might Decriminalize Marijuana

Famously, Franklin Delano Roosevelt saved the United States banking system during the first seven days of his first term.

And what did he do on the eighth day? "I think this would be a good time for beer," he said.

Dec 24 07:51

Analyst: One Third Of Banks Could Collapse In 2009

Financial analyst Ralph Silva of TowerGroup told CNBC this morning that he expects no less than one third of banks to fail in 2009 and that anything up to a thousand could collapse if they don’t merge.

Silva said that only five or six global banks have enough funds to survive comfortably throughout 2009.

“The rest of the banks, and that means a thousand other banks, don’t have enough money to get themselves through 2009,” added Silva.

Dec 24 07:30

Windows XP Extensions Reflect Vista's Woes

Microsoft in the past week announced yet another life extension for its supposedly retired Windows XP operating system, a sign that, despite almost two years on the market, Windows Vista is a no-go for most businesses.

Only 10% of 700 business executives recently surveyed by the Information Technology Industry Council and Sunbelt Software said their companies are using Windows Vista in the enterprise.

The numbers are consistent with other industry data and anecdotal observations.

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Dec 24 05:46

A Civil Limit to Political Activism?

Activists guilty of hate campaign Staff Writer | BBC England | Tuesday Dec 23, 2008

Four animal rights activists have been convicted of orchestrating a blackmail campaign against firms that supplied an animal testing research centre.

They used paedophile smears, criminal damage and bomb hoaxes to intimidate companies associated with Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) in Cambridgeshire.

Dec 24 00:42

ObamaWorks: A 'Compelling' Investment

Taxpayers are "investing" their tax dollars so that government gets new heating systems and light bulbs? How about just shutting off the power and closing down the building (for later auction to the private sector) as a way to save billions of taxpayers’ money?

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