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Archive for the Month of April, 2006.
Viewing ALL NEWS articles 76 through 150 of 310.

April 8, 2006

Your Retirement Security Is at Risk. Not so for These CEOs - Top 25 Largest CEO Pensions

Army of the poor marches Latin America further to left - ...Ollanta Humala, the front-runner in tomorrow’s general election, is proposing to transform his impoverished country with nationalism and populism.

Suicidal Detainee's Condition A Mystery - Lawyers for a suicidal detainee held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, believe that their client tried to kill himself again by slashing his throat sometime over the past few weeks but say U.S. government officials have refused to answer any questions about his condition.

Global Warming Debate Suppressed - The Bush Administration is making it increasingly difficult for scientists to disseminate their research on global warming.

Rudy Giuliani slavering witness for Moussaoui prosecution - You’ve come a long way Rudy to World Hero. Or have you?

Is The Capitol Building Next, Or Do The Tunnels Go Deeper? - In light of the "insider" fingerprints left all over the 9/11 attacks, a few recent stories made us sit up and take notice.

April 9, 2006

THE IRAN PLANS - by Seymour M. Hersh -The Bush Administration, while publicly advocating diplomacy in order to stop Iran from pursuing a nuclear weapon, has increased clandestine activities inside Iran and intensified planning for a possible major air attack. Current and former American military and intelligence officials said that Air Force planning groups are drawing up lists of targets, and teams of American combat troops have been ordered into Iran, under cover, to collect targeting data and to establish contact with anti-government ethnic-minority groups.

APRIL 9 - Three years ago, many of us awoke to see Saddam Hussein’s statue being torn down in Baghdad. The media ate it up.

Neocon Plan to Wreck the Economy - If accurate, this will mean your already worthless money will be even more worthless and hyper-inflation will eventually decimate what remains of the so-called middle class.

LUNG CANCER EPIDEMIC FROM DU HAS BEGUN IN U.S. - In the year 2005 there were 175,000 new cases of lung cancer in the United States. The months of January and February of 2006 have already yielded 172,000 new cases of lung cancer in our nation. What has lead to this shocking new development?

Tigers "virtually extinct" in India, as scores are bagged by poachers - A row has broken out over tiger numbers in India, with some conservationists arguing that the species is on the brink of extinction there.

An Alternative to Endless War and Perpetual Poverty - What the Pentagon Budget Could Buy You

Iran shoots down spy plane from Iraq - Iran said on Sunday that it shot down an unmanned spy plane from Iraq in the south of the country.

Canada: Conservative Throne Speech promotes social reaction and militarism - Canada’s new minority Conservative government used Tuesday’s inaugural parliamentary address...to reaffirm its intention to shift politics sharply to the right. Key pledges included: "a stronger military," closer relations with the Bush administration, "more police on the street," tax cuts, "fiscal responsibility" and "a more competitive" Canadian economy.

Report: Israel pressuring U.S. over Iran attack - "Israel preparing its own attack"

The Bushes: A Hereditary Trait For Treason? Surely Not! - Three case studies

April 10, 2006


Bush Plans to Use Illegal B61-11 - It is interesting to note that the very development of the B61-11 is a violation of the NPT, the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, and international law dating back to the Clinton administration, thus once again illustrating the fact the neocons don’t have a monopoly on criminal renegade behavior.

Chirac ditches jobs law after protests - French student leaders celebrated "a decisive victory" today after President Chirac announced that he was ditching a contentious new jobs law that would have made it easier for employers to sack young workers.

Countdown to U.S.-Iran War Has Begun: Reports - Presence of U.S. bombers in England seen as advance signals

GANGSTER GOVERNMENT: A LEAKY PRESIDENT RUNS AFOUL OF 'LITTLE RICO' - It's a crime. No kidding. But the media has it all wrong. As usual.

Poisoning our children - Top Republicans...recently sold the future of our children to Big Pharma for a paltry $4 bucks a pop.

America’s "Noble" Cause - Delusions and illusions "generously" provided by the corporate-controlled mainstream media afford Empire loyalists with the opportunity to avoid the burden of independent thinking. Sound-bites, canards, propaganda, stereo-types, and white-washed versions of the truth supply their programmed minds with a virtually endless loop of rationalizations to justify their approbation of a morally reprehensible entity.

Declassifying Canada in Haiti: Canadian officials planned military intervention weeks before Haitian coup - Classified memos obtained by The Dominion through Access to Information Act request raise new questions about the extent of Canadian participation in the 2004 coup against Haiti's democratically elected President Jean Bertrand Aristide.

Africa: Threat of U.S./NATO military intervention grows - With Big Oil’s dreams of unfettered domination of Iraq going up in smoke, U.S. imperialism is lashing out - and driven to desperate acts, it is targeting oil producing countries that refuse to bow to its control, like Iran, Venezuela and Sudan.

Bolivarian revolution advances with seizure of oil fields - What happens in a real revolution? Nothing could be simpler: power and property are taken away from the privileged few in order to distribute to the people the wealth the exploiters once hogged.

Physicist says heat substance felled WTC - A Brigham Young University physicist said he now believes an incendiary substance called thermite, bolstered by sulfur, was used to generate exceptionally hot fires at the World Trade Center on 9/11, causing the structural steel to fail and the buildings to collapse.

April 11, 2006

Why the United States will attack Iran in 2006 - The single-minded goal of the United States in the Middle East is control of the oil, regardless of the cost.

AIPAC: Agents of a Foreign Nation - If former AIPAC policy director Steven Rosen and AIPAC senior Iran analyst Keith Weissman are convicted of espionage for acting as a conduit for Israeli spying in the United States, they should be sent to Israel...Larry Franklin should go with them. In fact, everybody who worked for the Office of Special Plans, where Franklin worked, should be arrested and sent to Israel.

Report finds U.S. shooting of Reuters soundman unlawful - ARMY "LOST" CRUCIAL EVIDENCE

Activist was Unlawfully Killed in Israel, Says Inquest Jury - Three weeks after the shooting, the British cameraman James Miller, 34, was shot dead by another soldier from the same unit just a mile away.

Genocide continues... - ...unabated and uncondemned

Phone-Jamming Records Point to White House - The records show that Bush campaign operative James Tobin, who recently was convicted in the case, made two dozen calls to the White House within a three-day period around Election Day 2002 — as the phone jamming operation was finalized, carried out and then abruptly shut down.

Official version of 7/7 London bombings does not make sense - Is all the terror the work of some group within the security services?

Drug firms accused of turning healthy people into patients - Healthy people are being turned into patients by drug firms which publicise mental and sexual problems and promote little-known conditions only then to reveal the medicines they say will treat them.

Berlusconi disputes Prodi victory - Italy's centre-left opposition leader Romano Prodi has been declared official winner of the parliamentary election after an extremely close race.

April 12, 2006

US chief executives' pay surges 16 per cent to average of $6m - The giant pay gap between US corporate bosses and their workers widened further last year, as chief executive compensation leapt 15.8 per cent.

Native Americans Want "Bunker Buster" Test Stopped - Native Americans want U.S. authorities to cancel plans to detonate 700 tons of explosives on what they say is tribal land in Nevada.

Exposing the Real Culprit in the "Illegal Immigrant" Controversy - Capitalist profiteers.

The Human Costs of Bombing Iran - They are astronomical.

Fight "Fake News" AND Phony Newscasts - It's not the occasional concealed ads posing as news that we should worry about, but the deceptive information and usual drivel we see day after day and night after night that calls itself news.

Why can’t workers own their jobs? - Last year, while touting the "ownership society," President Bush went on the "Today" show and uttered a classic Bushism: "Ownin’ stuff is good."

Council on Foreign Relations told of U.S. plans for Iran strike - "There is already active discussion and even planning of such strikes...It is now my working hypothesis that at least some members of the administration, including the vice president...have made up their mind that the preferred option is to strike Iran..."

Scalia says he's proud he didn't recuse himself in Cheney case - Antonin Scalia...called his 2004 decision not to recuse himself from a case involving his friend Vice President Dick Cheney the "proudest thing" he's done on the court.

Winnebagoes of lies - ...it was obvious from day one that this story was false.

Psy-War or Serious? Washington Mulls Iran Attack - Whether psychological warfare or serious premeditation, leading the charge are clearly the same aggressive nationalist and pro-Israel elements within and outside the administration that were behind the drive to war in Iraq.

Mr. Bush, We Know What You Did That Summer! September 11th, 2001 - ...two facts are now irrefutable: the official story of what happened on September 11th is not true and you were involved.

April 13, 2006

Rumsfeld Sends MEK Terrorists into Iran - MEK’s task is to create tension in Iran’s minority communities and seed the sort of ethnic division and animosity currently at work in Iraq. Remember, for the neocons, the idea is to balkanize the entire region through ethnic and tribal divisions that will result in "civil war."

America’s Secret Police? - Intelligence experts warn that a proposal to merge two Pentagon intelligence units could create an ominous new agency.

Dems and integrity, the moon and green cheese -- detect a pattern here? - ...what Democrat has got the guts to stand up in front of the whoreporate media microphones and say: "You know what? The American people have been had. Our democratic republic does not exist. We are in the grips of murderous fascists who spit on the Constitution, or what little tiny scraps may be left of it, every chance they get. Not only that, but there’s every indication 9/11 didn’t go down the way we’ve all been led to believe it did and I demand answers NOW..."

Entries from the Republican-English Dictionary - In case you've been having trouble recently in deciphering speeches and news reports, fragments of the Winglish-English Dictionary now being compiled:

New Italian PM to Pull Iraq Troops - ...the Italian Prime Minister Elect said that he will fulfill his election promise of withdrawing his country´s troops from Iraq.

U.S. aircraft carriers head to Caribbean: Venezuelan President Chavez accuses US of planning an invasion - As U.S. and NATO descend upon the Caribbean in two exercises designed to intimidate populist and progressive governments and political movements in Latin America, comes word from U.S. intelligence sources that U.S. Special Forces are training Guyanese rebels in Guyana for cross-border incursions into the eastern part of Venezuela.

Big Oil, like Big Tobacco, talks sweet but plays dirty - ...while they're playing good guys on TV and in their philanthropy, ExxonMobil and other energy companies are playing quite a different role behind the scenes in Washington, where they've deployed an army of lobbyists and geysers of campaign cash to ensure that the federal government does nothing whatsoever about the problem.

Welcome To The World Of Synthetic Terror - The evidence is in, the analyses have been made, and conclusions have been drawn by scientists, engineers and other experts: the so-called terror attacks of September 11, 2001 were faked. There is, moreover, independent evidence from multiple and credible sources that Al Qaeda is the creation of western intelligence agencies.

A House subcommittee voted to kill the Internet. Did you notice? - Telecom reform moves forward - House panel OKs measure favored by phone companies.

Reinforcing The Official Lie - Government Keen On Playing Allah Akbar Tapes, But Goes Shy On Shredded Air Traffic Control Conversations

April 14, 2006

US threats against Iran: the specter of nuclear barbarism - US imperialism has embarked upon a trajectory that will, if not stopped, lead to a world historic catastrophe that will make World War II pale by comparison.

More Britons have DNA held by police than rest of world - Police in Britain hold vastly more DNA samples than any other country in the Western world, and many are from people who have never committed a crime.

Two Years in Jail for a Joint? - The drug war, and the hard-nosed zealots who wage it, have reached new lows in Massachusetts.

Learning to Count: The Dead in Iraq - How many Iraqis have died as the result of the Anglo-American invasion and occupation of their country remains an unresolved question in the anti-war movement. It is a question the pro-war camp avoids. Yet what more important question is there?

The Death of British Freedom - Like the constitution-hijacking bill now reaching its final stages, and the criminalizing of peaceful protest, ID cards are designed to control the lives of ordinary citizens (as well as enrich the new Labor-favored companies that will build the computer systems).

The Corporate Hijack of India's Water - Water as Commodity and Weapon

Exxon Chairman Gets $400 Million Retirement Package Amid Soaring Gas Prices - Soaring gas prices are squeezing most Americans at the pump, but at least one man isn't complaining.

Dead Cities: The Fallujah Option in Iraq? - ...as ignominious defeat looms for Bush's Babylonian folly, some of the key players in fomenting the war are urging that the "Fallujah Option" be applied to an even bigger target: Baghdad.

"Painwashing" the Moussaoui jury and us - Painwashing is brainwashing: repeating the same painful stories over and over again to individuals (in this case a jury) till their resistance to questioning gives in. The hurtful repetition induces a kind of trance. Repeating the effects of the tragedy becomes a false proof of guilt for the patsy Zacarias Moussaoui. It also attempts to hypnotize the country into the 9/11 trance once again.

April 15, 2006

Retired colonel claims U.S. military operations are already "underway" in Iran - "I would say -- and this may shock some -- I think the decision has been made and military operations are under way..."

Iran, Neocons, and the Department of Redundancy - It’s a re-run, complete with inappropriate if well-worn analogies from the disgusting neocon, William Kristol.

THE JUDICIAL HIJACKING OF THE 9-11 VICTIM LAWSUITS - While the media plays up the significance of the government show trial of the seemingly deranged "20th hijacker" Zacharias Moussaoui, not one 9-11 victim's lawsuit has been allowed to be heard in a trial by jury. Why have the 9-11 victims' families not been given the same right to have their cases heard in an open trial by a jury of their peers?

Rumsfeld personally involved in homo-erotic prisoner abuse in Guantanamo. - What Rumsfeld knew

The $104 Billion Refund - The most absurd corporate tax giveaway of 2005.

Britain took part in mock Iran invasion - British officers took part in a US war game aimed at preparing for a possible invasion of Iran, despite repeated claims by the foreign secretary, Jack Straw, that a military strike against Iran is inconceivable.

Massive New Embassy in Iraq Flaunts US Power, Critics Say - The fortress-like compound rising beside the Tigris River here will be the largest of its kind in the world, the size of Vatican City, with the population of a small town, its own defense force, self-contained power and water, and a precarious perch at the heart of Iraq's turbulent future.

Pedophilia and the Department of Homeland Security - DHS is a ruse created from the ashes and rubble of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and rural Pennsylvania to perpetuate even greater and more heinous crimes against the most vulnerable Americans: the children.

April 16, 2006

Sushi and Rev. Moon - How Americans’ growing appetite for sushi is helping to support his controversial church


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