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- President Carter's former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinsky says president-elect Barack Obama may be tested by terrorists after he takes office on Jan 20.
- Over the last 72 hours there has been a strange melange of cryptic messages leaked from world political leaders about what could be in store for America over the next few months.
- Arctic scientists discover new global warming threat as melting permafrost releases millions of tons of a gas 20 times more damaging than carbon dioxide.
- While "national service" encompasses more than the military, including such government-run programs as the Peace Corps, Americorps and Teach for America, as well as private and religious programs, both McCain and Obama focused on expanding the US Armed Forces as a major goal of the next administration, whether Democratic or Republican.
- Venezuela's socialist President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday ordered the U.S. ambassador out of the oil exporting country in an escalating battle between Washington and Latin America's left-wing leaders.
- Since Iran is a much bigger threat than Syria was and since the diplomatic efforts and sanctions have led almost nowhere, the question is not if Israel will strike but rather when. One of the people convinced of this outcome is French President Nicolas Sarkozy who on Sept. 4 from Damascus, of all places, warned Iran: "Iran is taking a major risk by continuing the process of seeking nuclear technology for military ends, because one day, no matter which Israeli government is in power, one morning we will awake to find Israel has attacked."
- The U.S. Congress may inadvertently lay the foundations for war against Iran when it reconvenes in Washington this month.
- The Dutch intelligence service, the AIVD, has called off an operation aimed at infiltrating and sabotaging Iran's weapons industry due to an assessment that a US attack on the Islamic Republic's nuclear program is imminent, according to a report in the country's De Telegraaf newspaper on Friday.
- The Kuwaiti government is finalizing its emergency plan this week in order to ensure that the country is protected from foreign dangers in case the regional situation escalates and a war breaks out between Iran and the USA.
- The build up of naval forces in the Gulf will be one of the largest multi-national naval armadas since the First and Second Gulf Wars. The intent is to create a US/EU naval blockade (which is an Act of War under international law) around Iran (with supporting air and land elements) to prevent the shipment of benzene and certain other refined oil products headed to Iranian ports.
- This will almost certainly begin the Third World War. It may take a month or two to unfold and play out over six months or so~ or it may go nuclear and advanced biological in less than two weeks ~ but it is certain to take the entire World into the darkest nightmare in human history.
- President Bush signed into law a bill which will see the federal government begin to screen the DNA of all newborn babies in the U.S. within six months, a move that has been described as the first step towards the establishment of a national DNA database.
- Every significant Internet provider around the globe is currently in talks with access and content providers to transform the internet into a television-like medium: no more freedom, you pay for a small commercial package of sites you can visit and you'll have to pay for seperate subscriptions.
- Members of We Are Change UK questioned ex-BBC reporter Phil Hayton about the early reporting of WTC 7's collapse during a speaking appearance.
- 14 structural engineers now publicly challenge the government's account of the destruction of the Trade Centers on 9/11.
- They are among the biggest-selling drugs of all time, the "happiness pills" that supposedly lift the moods of those who suffer depression and are taken by millions of people in the UK every year. But one of the largest studies of modern antidepressant drugs has found that they don't work.
- Any lingering doubts about Obama's status as an abject puppet of Zbigniew Brzezinski and the Rockefeller Trilateral Commission ended this morning when the withered mummy of imperialism himself appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe* to campaign for Obama.
- In September of 2007, the city of Windsor, which borders the United States, officially asked for financial assistance from Ottawa to deal with American refugees flooding into Canada.
- Thousands of men in Iraq have given up and walked away from the "Surge" program and resentment toward the U.S. has reached a boiling point.
- Still another Insider that covered up 9/11. He probably squawked the wrong thing to the wrong people (after not getting his cut of the E. European girl money ring).
- While New York Governor Eliot Spitzer was paying an 'escort' $4,300 in a hotel room in Washington, just down the road, George Bush's new Federal Reserve Board Chairman, Ben Bernanke, was secretly handing over $200 billion in a tryst with mortgage bank industry speculators.
- "We can state with a 97% certainty that we have on our hands chemical trails (chemtrails) comprised by fine dust containing polymers and metals, used to disrupt radar signals."
- The grandson of Lucky Luciano, Gambino is going public again with information nailing the real leaders of the New World Order and he implicates Bush in prior knowledge and complicity in 9/11.
- The global elite are looting the economy and setting the stage for a North American Union currency.
- A press interview October 9, reported the following morning in the Christian Science Monitor and the Washington Post, Pelosi gave vent to the resentment and hostility that leading Democrats actually feel towards the antiwar protest movement.
- Aggressive actions led police to use Taser on man at Vancouver airport.
- One in five don't earn enough to make ends meet and six years of Bushenomics has inflicted new hardships.
- The American firm Blackwater USA has been served notice that it faces investigations for war crimes after 17 unarmed Iraqi civilians were killed in a hail of bullets by its security guards in Baghdad.
- Hillary Clinton found herself defending her chief strategist Friday after The Associated Press reported that the public relations company Mark Penn runs had helped prepare the chief of the controversial military contractor Blackwater USA for his congressional testimony.
- BUSH administration officials are paving the way for a smooth transition to a possible Democratic presidency as Hillary Clinton consolidates her position as the overwhelming favourite to win her party’s nomination for the 2008 election.
- After many years of political disappointment, more progressives, liberals and conservatives -- and certainly moderates and independents -- know in their hearts that voting for Democrats or Republicans is a waste.
- I consider the Internet to be one of the world’s great wonders. And also America’s last hope for a free press.
- The U.S. military presents its new Africa Command (AFRICOM) as a helping hand offering aid and training to the world’s poorest continent, but many Africans fear it could bring double trouble to a conflict-racked region.
- First responder heard WTC 7 demolition countdown, was warned to "shut up" when he reported secondary explosions..."you hear three, two, one," said McPadden, adding that the official then gave a heartfelt look and told the first responders, "just run for your life". "And you heard - boom, boom, boom," said McPadden, describing the sound of bombs tearing down the building.
- Federal prosecutors are investigating whether employees of the private security firm Blackwater USA illegally smuggled into Iraq weapons that may have been sold on the black market and ended up in the hands of a U.S.-designated terrorist organization, officials said Friday.
- WeAreChange Unmask Former Federal Reserve Chair's Role in Globalist Takeover and Currency Assassination.
- The US Senate’s 72-to-25 vote in favor of a resolution condemning the liberal antiwar group MoveOn.org for publishing a newspaper ad questioning the credibility of Iraq war commander Gen. David Petraeus represents a chilling attack on freedom of speech and a further undermining of the bedrock constitutional principle that subordinates the military to democratic civilian control.
- So-called Bin Laden trades used to chill confidence in market before rate cut.
- Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AEC) have found evidence that certain fungi possess another talent beyond their ability to decompose matter: the capacity to use radioactivity as an energy source for making food and spurring their growth.
- IT was just after midnight when the 69th Squadron of Israeli F15's crossed the Syrian coast-line. On the ground, Syria’s formidable air defences went dead.
- The U.S. has "a new massive ordnance penetrator that's 30,000 pounds, that really penetrates ... Ahmadinejad has nothing in Iran that we can't penetrate."
- By rights, the Bush administration should be on life support and fading fast--its only hope for a political "victory" being to hang on through January 2009 without impeachment, or having many of its principals thrown in federal prison. Instead, according to the headline of a New York Times story at the end of August, the "White House Is Gaining Confidence It Can Win Fight in Congress Over Iraq Policy."
- Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani said illegal immigration is not a crime, prompting rival Mitt Romney to accuse him of not taking the problem seriously.
- Media activist Alex Jones was arrested by New York Police Department officers while filming a documentary about the sixth anniversary of September 11th and joining the protest against the official version of what happened on 9/11.
- Why the hubbub over a B-52 taking off from a B-52 base in Minot, North Dakota and subsequently landing at a B-52 base in Barksdale, Louisiana?
- President orchestrates unfettered access to U.S. roads for 100 poorly regulated Mexican trucking companies.
- Syria said its air defences opened fire on Israeli warplanes which had violated Syrian airspace at dawn yesterday, ratcheting up the tension between the neighbouring foes.
- The U.S. military used neutron weapons in the Battle of Baghdad, says a former commander of Iraq’s Republican Guard. And at least one retired U.S. Army officer is backing up his charge.
- While the Democratic Party refuses to impeachBush, continues to fund the war and occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan through 2009, spreads the same lies about Iran’s nuclear ambitions, and gives the administration a blank check for domestic spying, what are the leaders of the Green Party up to?
- The British Army has been defeated in Iraq and left with no option but to retreat from the country, claims radical Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. Violent resistance and a rising death toll among UK troops has forced a withdrawal.
- The Roman Catholic Church in San Diego will pay nearly 200 million dollars in damages to more than 100 victims of sexual abuse by members of the clergy.
- The causes of the present credit crisis are many and varied. From the Fed's policy of cheap money to the bonus-driven fee structure of the City and Wall Street, there are plenty of culprits in the debt market meltdown.
- THE Pentagon has drawn up plans for massive airstrikes against 1,200 targets in Iran, designed to annihilate the Iranians’ military capability in three days, according to a national security expert.
- $4.5 billion options bet on catastrophe within four weeks Anybody have a clue as to what these "investors" are expecting?
- A common virus that causes throat and eye infections may also play a role in obesity, according to US scientists.
- Leaders of Bilderberg have gathered the appropriate flunkies at the Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello, about 50 miles outside Quebec, to accomplish a North American Union without congressional action.
- American citizens in their own country suffer more deaths via illegal aliens in the United States annually than combat soldiers in Iraq.
- This week Mattel recalled nearly two million Chinese-made toys over concerns they contain excessive levels of lead paint and loose parts. Dirt-cheap labour and a massive expansion in capacity means China makes more than three-quarters of the world's toys, with an export value in excess of £7 billion. But increasingly, there is evidence of inadequate safety standards, poor quality control and slave labour.
- People using CIA and FBI computers have edited entries in the online encyclopedia Wikipedia on topics including the Iraq war and the Guantanamo prison, according to a new tracing program.
- It was a scourge of centuries past, a disease that ravaged the body and brain, drove geniuses to madness and slowly brought its victims to a terrible death.
- More employers doing away with pensions, study finds
The swift demise of traditional plans catches some analysts by surprise. 'This is a watershed event,' one expert says.
- Is it possible Markos Alberto Moulitsas Zúñiga, leader of the "Kossaks," that is to say followers and fawners of the Daily Kos, is a CIA operative? Francis Holland, posting on the My Left Wing messageboard, details Moulitsas’ relationship with the CIA.
- President Bush charged Thursday that Iran continues to arm and train insurgents who are killing U.S. soldiers in Iraq, and he threatened action if that continues.
- Deaths directly and indirectly attributable to the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq have neared one million people, a body count higher than the genocides in Rwanda and Sudan combined, according to a new report released by Just Foreign Policy.
- The United States and Canada have scoffed at a submarine expedition that planted a Russian flag on the seabed under the North Pole.
- Amid a wave of takeovers in the Canadian steel industry comes word that Stelco Inc., the last domestically owned producer, is up for sale. ...
- Police officer recently returned from Iraq smashed into Kuhn's home, choked husband and then claimed they assaulted him.
- AT&T provided National Security Agency eavesdroppers with full access to its customers' phone calls, and shunted its customers' internet traffic to data-mining equipment installed in a secret room in its San Francisco switching center.
- With a "high level of angst" in the financial markets about who will take the losses from more than $1 trillion in risky mortgages, we could be just one hedge-fund collapse away from a global liquidity crisis.
- Charges of heinous abuses of workers have long dogged the reconstruction effort. Despite US measures designed to halt labor abuses perpetrated by contractors working on US-funded projects in Iraq, anecdotal evidence indicates serious problems persist.
- In the debate over oil supplies, July 2007 may be seen as a turning point. The International Energy Agency, a body set up to advise OECD nations on energy supply and security, broke with its previous optimistic projections of world oil supply and threw the future of oil into doubt. Despite four years of high oil prices, this report sees increasing market tightness beyond 2010, with OPEC spare capacity declining to minimal levels by 2012...
- The Bush administration has both the inclination and the power to cancel the 2008 election.
The GOP strategy for another electoral theft in 2008 has taken clear shape, though we must assume there is much more we don't know.
- The US army is to enforce a huge security perimeter around the upcoming North American Union meeting in Canada this August as well as cracking down on expected protests, having already shut down a public forum due to take place close to the event.
- Connie Fogal says the SPP ["Security and Prosperity Partnership"] is the "hostile takeover" of the apparatus of democratic government and an end to the "rule of law". There has been a kind of coup d'état over the government operations of Canada, U.S.A. and Mexico.
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