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Archive for the Month of April, 2006.
Viewing ALL NEWS articles 151 through 225 of 310.

April 16, 2006

Mass uprising shakes Nepal’s royal regime - Popular forces in Nepal have stepped up their campaign to overthrow the government of King Gyanendra and end the monarchy.

Mission Accomplished: Al-CIA-duh Leaves Iraq - "Al Qaeda in Iraq and its presumed leader, Abu Musab Zarqawi, have conceded strategic defeat and are on their way out of the country, a top U.S. military official contended yesterday," reports the Moonie, er Washington Times.

Baghdad Morgue Overflowing Daily - The morgue is receiving a minimum of 60 bodies a day and sometimes more than 100, a morgue employee told IPS on condition of anonymity.

U.S. Program Is Directed at Altering Iran's Politics - The effort, overseen by Elizabeth Cheney, a deputy assistant secretary of state who is a daughter of Vice President Dick Cheney, has been denounced by Iran's leaders as meddling in their internal affairs.

April 17, 2006

Feds to Deport Sami al-Arian - Unable to convict computer engineer Sami al-Arian—he was acquitted on eight of 17 counts, including criminal charges related to immigration violations, supporting terrorism and perjury and immigration violations last December—the feds have decided to deport him.

Zarqawi; the Pentagon’s ongoing war of deception - The Zarqawi case is vastly different from these traditional forms of propaganda. It is information-warfare aimed exclusively at the American people with the intention of manipulating their perceptions. It builds the case for war out of whole cloth.

The Three Stages Of Truth Regarding 911 - Governments conspire; that is what they do best.

PRISONS - AS A MEASURE OF TYRANNY - ...when one considers how far ahead the U.S. is in terms of prison population rates compared to the rest of the world, one can only be stunned by the arrogance of U.S. governments posing as the agents of Freedom, Justice and Democracy. In any comparison with Bush in these terms, Saddam wins hands down, and if the Bush regime wishes to rid the world of "outposts of tyranny," it ought to begin with itself.

BBC PROPAGANDA - Any self-respect left at the BBC?

U.S. Backup Plan: Invade Iran By Land, Air, Water Strikes - The United States began planning a full-scale military campaign against Iran that involves missile strikes, a land invasion and a naval operation to establish control over the Strait of Hormuz even before the March 2003 invasion of Iraq...

Straussians: Mass Murder at the Mall as Gospel - Disaster—political, social, and economic—is what the Straussian neocons want.

Grand Theft Babylon - As petrostates around the globe exert increasing command over their energy assets, Iraq is on the verge of ceding theirs to the control of American and British oil companies. If all goes as planned, the oil giants will have performed the heist of the century.

STATE SPONSORED TERROR : CASE HISTORIES ABOUND - All major terrorists "hits" of the last 30 years have left behind the foul stench of western-intelligence involvement.

US to Palestinians: Vote, then starve; democracy as instrument of mass control - The plan is all too clear. We will subject the Palestinians to an indefinite period of increasing impoverishment, hunger, chronic malnutrition, escalating unemployment, financial isolation, and social and political chaos, and at some point on the downward curve of this disaster our increased humanitarian assistance will make its way to Palestine, where it may help keep a few people alive.

Tax Gimmickry - Paying for tax cuts for the wealthy with . . . more tax cuts for the wealthy!

The 9/11 Pentagon Attack: Planes Simply Do Not Vaporize - Why Didn’t They Show Us the Wreckage? - Nothing at all can remove the cloud of suspicion that hangs over this administration because of its undaunted and obvious efforts to keep essential evidence at the Pentagon site hidden from the public.

April 18, 2006

Aircraft's Owners in 5.5 Ton Cocaine Bust Include Tom DeLay Appointee, "Royal Sons LLC" - The plane's registered owner, "Royal Sons LLC," a Florida air charter company, was at one time housed in a hanger at the Venice Fl. Airport owned by infamous flight school Huffman Aviation.

UK Police State, Surveillance Society Out Of Control - Crude propaganda posters mirror images from Orwell's 1984

Vice Squad - They terrorize other government officials, and they’re so secretive that their names aren’t even revealed to a harmless federal employee directory. And they’ve helped ruin the country. Meet Dick Cheney’s staff.

Three Signs That Your Superpower Is Becoming a Cheap Rip-Off of the Soviet Union - All we need is morning bread lines, and then welcome to the Politburo's America.

US Planning Fourth Attempt To Oust Hugo Chavez - ...they're doing it by demonizing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Frias with a building and resonating drumbeat of invective in advance of the US government's fourth attempt to oust him.

Being Leo Strauss - As Bush and his Straussian crew have repeatedly demonstrated, the executive has embraced antiquity, including Plato’s idea of "noble lies" as reformulated by Strauss and his students and their students. In the process, liberty is to be flushed down the tubes.

Legacy Of An Exxon CEO - Payouts as immense as Lee Raymond’s reveal that the many corruptions of corporate governance have hardly changed since Enron collapsed into bankruptcy.

DEADLIEST SHIRT IN THE WORLD - 9/11 survivor's toxic clothing sparks cancer fear

Study: Health Insurers Are Near-Monopolies - Consolidation among health insurers is creating near-monopolies in virtually all reaches of the United States, according to a study released Monday.

The indigenous rise up in Latin America - After being marginalized for centuries, indigenous citizens across Latin America are organizing in unprecedented ways to demand -- and sometimes obtain -- a role in government and a share of resources from a European-dominated ruling class.

Larry Pulls It - How concerned should we be therefore that Silverstein Properties bought the lease from MetLife for Chicago's Sears Tower in March 2004? We should be extremely concerned.

April 19, 2006

Bush: the Decider Dictator - It’s said Rumsfeld has to go because Iraq is a disaster. I beg to differ—things are going swimmingly for the Straussian neocons in Iraq.

Who is behind "Al Qaeda in Iraq"? Pentagon acknowledges fabricating a "Zarqawi Legend" - Pentagon PSYOP Zarqawi Program

Forget the Middle East: North America Harbors the World's Most Dangerous Terrorists - Given the knowledge that it is the United States which created and primarily wields the power to extinguish life on Earth, it is not a tremendous intellectual leap to classify the American government as the world’s most dangerous and most powerful terrorist.

The very rich in America - "The kind of money you cannot comprehend"

Hillary Clinton outlines Democrats’ big business agenda - The economics of militarism

Death warrants – Saddam 148, Bush 152 - The difference between Saddam Hussein and George Bush is that both signed death warrants but only one of them is in the dock.

Sex and money bought Iraq contracts - A contractor in Iraq has pleaded guilty to providing money, sex and designer watches to US officials in exchange for more than $US8 million ($10.8 million) in reconstruction contracts.

Weiner "Savage" Calls for Genocide of Muslims - In America, circa 2006, you will end up arrested and abused if you hold up an anti-Bush placard along the presidential motorcade route, and yet large "entertainment" corporations allow vicious hatemongers such as Weiner to spew venom over the once publically owned airwaves.

Global Warming Hits Canada's Remotest Arctic Lands - Even in one of the remotest, coldest and most inhospitable parts of Canada's High Arctic, you cannot escape the signs of global warming.

New WH Policy Chief Was "Brooks Brothers" Rioter - In George Bush's Washington, there's no shame in staging a fake protest to undermine a democratic election...

Israeli forces arresting wives and mothers of "wanted" Palestinian men to force them to "surrender" - Throughout the morning dozens of Nablus women have disappeared. Several elderly and young women are included in the list of the arrested.

Palestine cries out for help - Israeli policy makers and their allies, the US and the EU, are determined to bring the Hamas-led Palestinian Authority to its knees. This “Axis of Double Standards” touts its moral high ground even while it bullies, bombs and blackmails countries that refuse to mold themselves in its image.

April 20, 2006

China, Iran, Saudi, US Main Executioners: Amnesty - More than 2,000 people were known to have been executed around the world last year, the vast majority of them in China, followed by Iran, Saudi Arabia and the United States...

Chronicle Forced To Issue Retraction On 9/11 Hit Piece - In a new development this morning, the paper was forced to issue a retraction following Cinnamon Stillwell's outright falsehood that the "whole country witnessed the horrific sight of planes flying into the....Pentagon..."

How capitalism uses immigrants - It’s clear that when it comes to making profits, U.S. business sees no borders.

Chavez Threatens to Blow Up Oil Fields - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday again raised the specter of U.S. designs to oust him and promised that his government will blow up his country's oil fields if the United States should ever attack.

Falun Gong Demonstrator Embarrasses Global Mafia - How dare this woman interrupt our court-appointed and Diebold voting machine selected monarch and his guest...

Waco and the Bipartisan Police State - The continuity between the Clinton and Bush presidencies on issues of civil liberties demonstrates something that many people don’t want to wrap their minds around. America’s police state is utterly bipartisan. It is designed to persist and indeed extend its reach with each administration, no matter the party in charge.

Breaking Down Our Kids - Child Abuse for Profit is Occurring in America

Five years of Bush administration tax cuts help the super-rich get super-richer - "[J]ust as administration officials continued to insist that the trailers were weapons labs long after their own intelligence analysts had concluded otherwise, officials continue to claim that most of the tax cuts went to the middle class even though their own tax analysts know better."

Time's Arrow: The Coming Nuclear Epiphany in Persia - Twelve hours is the maximum time necessary for American bombers to gear up and launch an unprovoked sneak attack...The planes are already on continuous alert, making "nuclear delivery" practice runs along the Iranian border...waiting only for the signal from President George W. Bush to drop their payloads of conventional and nuclear weapons on some 400 targets spread throughout the condemned land.

Bio-war test in Iowa? - Mumps is highly contagious, but not too dangerous, and might be the perfect biowarfare test agent.

Experts Defining Mental Disorders Are Linked to Drug Firms - Every psychiatric expert involved in writing the standard diagnostic criteria for disorders such as depression and schizophrenia has had financial ties to drug companies that sell medications for those illnesses, a new analysis has found.

Intel Chief Says Personnel Number 100,000 - The nation's spy chief disclosed for the first time Thursday that the number of U.S. intelligence personnel worldwide totals nearly 100,000.

Former German Minister Says Building 7 Used To Run 9/11 Attack - Guide the planes in, then destroy the crime scene

April 21, 2006

C-Span's Washington Journal Hangs Up on Caller Who Questions Official Lie About Events of 9-11 - "it is completely ludicrous, to be perfectly honest"

Database State: The UK's Electronic Prison - Part One and Two - The gathering and holding of information has permeated into every facet of life in Great Britain and no one batters an eyelid. It's time to reveal what's really going to happen in the UK.

Bush to Dump Cheney? Not Before Hell Freezes Over - Cheney and the neocons are on for the duration.

Cheney Profits From Katrina - Not illegal but definitely soulless, cynical, opportunist, and greedty. So, no big surprise.

Liver failure linked to pain pill - Accidental poisonings from the nation's most popular pain reliever seem to be rising, making acetaminophen the leading cause of acute liver failure.

Pure-and-Simple Revolutions - Nepal and Venezuela

'Diplomatic' Terrorism - Nuclear blackmail: The essence of U.S. foreign policy - Defy us and we'll destroy you.

Big business sees a chance for ethnic and class cleansing - Black and poor residents are excluded from the city elections and they're still finding bodies, but America has lost interest.

Doctors and Lethal Injection - "Appropriate Medical Care" and the Paradox of Sanitized Execution

Labour Spent $13K on Cherie Blair's Hair - Prime Minister Tony Blair's Labour Party spent $13,700 on hairstyling bills for his wife, Cherie, during last year's monthlong general election campaign, a newspaper reported Friday.

April 22, 2006

Tax Cuts, Executive Pay and Golden Parachutes - The Rich are Different - Once again the tidings of the season and the news from the news reminded one and all that it is better to be rich than to be poor. The week ended with news of the Cheneys' tax refund and began with stories in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal reminding us that the rich get richer and the rest don't.

THE ARCHITECTS OF WAR: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? - President Bush has not fired any of the architects of the Iraq war. In fact, a review of the key planners of the conflict reveals that they have been rewarded – not blamed – for their incompetence.

Nepal - the king is going down - The fact that the King has offered to return executive power "to the people" (presumably hoping to remain as a constitutional monarch and bide his time for a renewed putsch), and that this has been rejected suggests that this revolt is going all the way...

Fighter Jets intercept United Airlines Flight - No Presidential orders needed, the scrambling of fighter jets in this situation is automatic and has been for decades. So where were the F-16s on 9/11?

Overthrow - "Actually, the United States has been overthrowing governments for more than a century..."

Monsanto rakes in billions while Indian farmers commit suicide - Monsanto Terminator Technology -- Worldwide Famine & Starvation

Secret Service Officers Remove CNN Producer from Hu Photo-Op For Asking Question - President Hu can’t suppress dissent in the United States like he does in China, but the Bush adminstration is helping out where it can.

Anthrax inventory doesn't add up at lab - Two vials with the bacteria may be missing.

Our craven, incurious media treats the show trial of Zacarias Moussaoui as news instead of farce - Beyond the reflexive, incurious reporting of "the official version" the fact that the CVR recording is being made public during the Moussaoui trial is conspicuous in the extreme. It raises the question of what the FBI was doing with it for 4.5 years.

Members of anti-war "Granny Peace Brigade" reject plea deal - Waving canes and white-knuckling their walkers, 18 unrepentant anti-war grannies nixed a plea deal Thursday before going on trial for rallying outside a Times Square recruiting station.

Israel Preparing to Retake Gaza Strip - Former Mossad spy: the entire Hamas Cabinet is now a legitimate target for assassination

Condi and the Bush Monarchy Above the Law - It should come as no surprise Rice and other “officials” had “real-life dealings with the defendants in this case” since AIPAC essentially runs both the White House and Congress and has for some time.

April 23, 2006

Porter Goss's Cocaine Import Agency (CIA) has links to "Al Qaeda" and Saudis - Intelligence insiders report that CIA Director Porter Goss has authorized the CIA to resume Iran-contra-era networks that is permitting former agency contractors to renew their illicit trade in drugs.


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