Drug-Resistant Forms of TB Showing Up in Clark County -- A local health
official tells Eye on Health, drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis are
showing up in Clark County. Mary Harrell with the Southern Nevada Health
District says there are some of those cases here.
Border inspector removed from duty after allowing tuberculosis patient into
US -- A border guard who allowed the man currently quarantined at a
hospital in Denver with tuberculosis back into the country has been removed
from border duty.
Man trying to cross border loses foot to train -- A man being pursued
after he illegally crossed into the United States from Mexico was run over
by a freight train late Thursday morning as he tried to escape a Customs
agent near the San Ysidro crossing, federal authorities reported.
UPDATE: TB Patient ID’d As Atlanta Lawyer -- The honeymooner quarantined
with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis was identified Thursday as a
31-year-old Atlanta personal injury lawyer whose new father-in-law is a CDC
microbiologist specializing in the spread of TB and other bacteria.
St. Robert woman sues U.S. over husband's death in VA hospital -- A St.
Robert woman sued the federal government yesterday for alleged negligence
regarding her husband's death in a veterans hospital. He was being treated
at the Truman Veteran's Administration Hospital in Columbia. The veteran was
allegedly confused and disoriented on June 5, 2005, and made repeated
attempts to remove his medical tubes. The complaint alleged he was left
unrestrained, and was later found face down in the grass outside the
hospital. He allegedly died from a brain injury two days later.
Military amputees back on active duty -- Since the start of the Iraq
war, the military has begun holding on to amputees, treating them in rehab
programs like the one at Fort Sam Houston and promising to help them return
to active duty if that is what they want. So far, the Army has treated
nearly 600 service members who have come back from Iraq or Afghanistan as
amputees. Thirty-one have gone back to active duty, and no one who asked to
remain in the service has been discharged, Arata said.
Study: Sarin at root of Gulf War syndrome -- As benefits administrators,
officials and politicians argue the worthiness of studies on Gulf War
syndrome, researchers say they have no doubts that they’ve found the root of
the problem. Sarin gas.
NAIS NEWS in OTHER STATES -- State by state information!
AUDIO: Ron Paul Interview on The Dennis Miller Show -- Wednesday, May
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US steps up precautions over TB -- US officials have begun a worldwide
search for people who may have come into contact with a man infected with a
drug-resistant form of tuberculosis. The infected man traveled from Atlanta
to Paris on 12 May on Air France flight 385. He returned to the North
America on CSA flight 104 from Prague to Montreal on 24 May and continued
his journey by car.
From U.S. Put in Feed -- Yesterday, federal officials announced that a
manufacturing plant in Ohio was using the same banned substance, melamine,
to make binding agents that ended up in feed for farmed fish, shrimp and
From Wyoming to Iraq -- Camp Guernsey, which provides schooling for all
branches of the U.S. military, the Wyoming Highway Patrol and other law
enforcement agencies, is edging toward the vanguard of American military
training. Efforts are under way to transform Camp Guernsey into the first
training center used -- and funded -- by all branches of the U.S. military.
America's not-so-secret government - Wake up from your Slumber -- A MUST
WATCH CLIP - America's not-so-secret government is none other than the [SEE
- EYE - A], the private eyes, ears, and guns of America's shadow government
- the world's biggest multinational corporations [B-A-N-K-S].
Michael Moore's new movie "Sicko" -- America's great, right? Not if
you're not healthy. The US medical system is the worst of the industrialized
world by far. In fact, it just barely edges out Cuba's and Slovenia's.
Michael Moore's new film tells the story.
catches Giuliani getting 'tripped up' by 9/11 activist -- On Tuesday,
members of a 911 truth activist group confronted former Mayor Rudy Giuliani
at a New York fundraiser about the fall of the World Trade Center.
refugees knocking: U.S. to let in 7,000 -- The United States will soon
begin admitting a bigger trickle of the more than 2 million refugees who
have fled Iraq, acknowledging for the first time the country may never be
safe for some who have helped the U.S. there.
UK 'behind Litvinenko poisoning' -- The man suspected of poisoning
ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko has said it could not have happened
without the involvement of British secret services.
Stop-smoking drug approved on NHS -- A prescription-only pill to help
people quit smoking has received draft approval for use on the NHS.
Varenicline (Champix) is the first non-nicotine drug developed specifically
to help smokers give up, and was licensed in the UK in 2006.
chemical 'may boost memory' -- A chemical found in chocolate, tea,
grapes and blueberries can improve the memory of mice, research suggests.
Who's Afraid of Ron Paul? -- Ron Paul's views are decidedly unorthodox,
he represents an important segment of the Republican coalition that is too
rarely seen on today's political stage. Paul, a 72-year-old physician who
ran for president on the Libertarian Party ticket in 1988 before winning a
House seat as a Republican in 1996 over strong opposition from the GOP
establishment, is the most prominent libertarian conservative in U.S.
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U.S. Africa Command Brings New Concerns -- The creation of the Defense
Department Africa Command, with responsibilities to promote security and
government stability in the region, has heightened concerns among African
countries and in the U.S. government over the militarization of U.S. foreign
policy, according to a newly released study by the Congressional Research
Virulent bacteria hits poor -- Dangerous, drug-resistant bacteria are
spreading rapidly in Chicago's poor, urban neighborhoods, posing a growing
health risk in crowded public housing and an increasingly alarming
public-health challenge, according to research published Monday.
Bird flu antibody detected -- Blood taken from four Vietnamese survivors
of the bird flu virus protected mice from several strains of the virus,
researchers have revealed. Their finding may offer a new way to treat H5N1
bird flu infections in people and another potential weapon to stockpile
ahead of a feared pandemic of avian influenza.
Iraq War Controversy Weighs Heavily on Memorial Day Moments -- The
debate over the Iraq war broke out along Arlington National Cemetery's
Roosevelt Drive, in a sea of headstones before a gallery of the dead, just
down the road from where President Bush had concluded his Memorial Day
speech minutes before.
Dust victim is added to 9/11 toll -- A US woman has been added to the
list of those killed in the attack on the World Trade Center, after dying
from dust generated by the towers' collapse.
Death penalty for China official -- China has sentenced the former head
of the State Food and Drug Administration to death after he was convicted of
corruption, state media has reported.
Tributes nationwide mark Memorial Day -- Across the nation, flags
snapped in the wind over decorated gravestones as relatives and friends paid
tribute to their fallen soldiers.
Veterans' Lifelong Mission To Keep Memories Alive -- Thousands of
military veterans from towns across the country cruised into the nation's
capital this weekend on polished Harleys and Hondas, filling the air with
the unmistakable leonine rumble that, after 20 years, has become an
intrinsic part of Memorial Day weekend in Washington.
NAIS bill in Louisiana defeated -- A bill that would have barred the
state from accepting federal money to establish a federally sponsored animal
identification and tracking program was deferred Tuesday by a Senate
committee. The bill, by Sen. James David Cain, R-Dry Creek, garnered support
from many small farmers who say their operations would be compromised if
they are forced to adopt the USDA's National Animal Identifi-cation System.
US warns Iran as Armada enters Gulf -- THE US has threatened new UN
sanctions to punish Iran's nuclear drive as it ratcheted up tensions with
the biggest display of naval power in the Gulf in years.
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The Internet Radio -- Help SaveNetRadio - We Need Your Help to Win! On
March 2, 2007 the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB), which oversees sound
recording royalties paid by Internet radio services, increased Internet
radio's royalty burden between 300 and 1200 percent and thereby jeopardized
the industry’s future.
U.S. mulls military funding plea from Lebanon -- The United States said
on Tuesday it was considering an urgent request from Lebanon for more U.S.
military aid to battle Islamist militants and warned Syria against meddling
in its neighbor's affairs.
Hero of 9/11 Inspires Crowd at Franklin Pierce -- William Rodriguez
spoke to a crowd of around 150 Friday night at Franklin Pierce College.
House Dems to boost domestic spending -- Ignoring veto threats from
President Bush, House Democrats are awarding huge budget increases to
veterans and homeland security programs as they begin advancing spending
bills for the next fiscal year.
Contaminated Toothpaste -- Chinese authorities are investigating whether
two companies from this coastal region exported tainted toothpaste as more
contaminated product, including some made for children, has turned up in
Horror Story at a Hospital -- "It's an indictment of everybody," he
said. "If this woman was in pain, which she appears to be, if she was
writhing in pain, which she appears to be, why did nobody bother … to take
the most minimal interest in her, in her welfare? It's just shocking. It
Congressman Ron Paul on the Late Edition -- Video of Ron Paul on Late
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States balk at HPV vaccine bills -- Over the past several months, a
vaccine that once was hailed as a breakthrough to prevent cancer deaths has
become embroiled in some of the nation's most politically charged issues:
teen sex, parental control, state mandates, a backlash against vaccines and
a suspicion of drug companies.
Evacuees Start to Assess Fire Damage in
New Jersey -- Three investigations are under way to determine the cause
of the fire, which is believed to have started after a flare was dropped
from an F-16 onto the Pinelands during a routine exercise at the Warren
Grove Gunnery Range, a training ground for the New Jersey Air National
Dozens Slain as Lebanese Army
Fights Islamists -- Fierce clashes erupted between Lebanese Army
soldiers and Islamic militants in the vicinity of a Palestinian refugee camp
here on Sunday, leaving 22 Lebanese soldiers and 17 militants dead and
dozens injured in one of the most significant challenges to the army since
the end of Lebanon’s bloody civil war.
Australia News: Drugs to you, through 'Pharma TV' -- FOUR of the world's
biggest pharmaceutical companies are considering launching a TV channel
dedicated to selling medicines directly to consumers. The move, reported by
The Guardian newspaper today, comes as industry lobbyists across Europe push
for an end to restrictions banning direct-to-consumer advertising of
Drugs & Doctors May be Leading Cause of Death by Joseph Mercola, D.O. --
Many of you reading this have read or seen this in many places however it is
Doctors May Be Third Leading Cause of Death
North America 'partnership' fast-tracked in border bill -- North America
'partnership' fast-tracked in border bill.
POLICE STATE, GERMANY: Prosecutor wants homeschool parents jailed -- A
federal prosecutor in the German state of Hesse has announced plans to seek
three-month prison terms for a mother and father who homeschool their six
children, even though the family already has paid fines for violating the
nation's Hitler-era homeschooling ban and made plans to move.
NEWS: Fears over pricey NHS therapies -- The NHS is probably using too
many expensive treatments, according to health economists and managers.
Staff asked to 'snoop' for police -- Council staff, charity workers and
doctors could be required by law to tip off police about anyone they believe
could commit a violent crime.
Tainted Chinese Imports Common -- Scallops and sardines coated with
putrefying bacteria. Mushrooms laced with illegal pesticides. These were
among the 107 food imports from China that the Food and Drug Administration
detained at U.S. ports just last month, agency documents reveal, along with
more than 1,000 shipments of tainted Chinese dietary supplements, toxic
Chinese cosmetics and counterfeit Chinese medicines. READ MORE!
Haunting Echoes of Eugenics -- This month marked the 80th anniversary of
the disgraceful Supreme Court decision in Buck v. Bell, which upheld
Virginia's involuntary sterilization laws. Although eugenics was eventually
dismissed as "junk science," it didn't happen before states authorized more
than 60,000 forcible sterilizations and segregated, institutionalized, and
denied marriage and parental rights to those deemed "genetically unfit."
Families of Gulf War veterans pass the torch -- When the families of
Gulf War I soldiers disbanded their support group and completed the
monument, some money remained in the bank, drawing interest for the past 16
years. Foster, joined by Gilbert, Thacker, Bowden and their surviving
spouses, wanted to see the money — $800 worth — put to good use. Now the
torch passes on to the Gulf War II Veterans.
Swarms of cicadas emerging in Midwest -- Billions of cicadas expected to
emerge this month in parts of the Midwest after spending 17 years
underground. The red-eyed, shrimp-sized, flying insects don't bite or sting.
But they are known for mating calls that produce a din that can overpower
ringing telephones, lawn mowers and power tools.
Thomson takeover of Reuters shakes up global media sector -- Thomson
Corp.'s takeover of British media giant Reuters marks the latest twist in
the rapidly consolidating global media landscape, according to industry
WHY ARE THEY LYING ABOUT RON PAUL? -- In a desperate attempt to make
Rudy Giuliani out to be the hero of Tuesday night’s debate, Fox News is
continuing to attack Texas Congressman Ron Paul for something he did not
say. In the latest installment of this campaign, John Gibson of Fox News
says that Paul “suggested that the U.S. actually had a hand in the [9/11]
terrorist attacks.” No, what he said was that U.S. foreign policy was a
reason why Osama bin Laden attacked America. This is a fact.
Michigan GOP Move To Kick Ron Paul Out Of Debates Dropped -- Freedom of
speech has just registered a crushing victory after it was announced that
the Michigan GOP have dropped their move to have Congressman Ron Paul kicked
out of the Republican debates.
Hidden Dangers of New Birth Control Pill -- The U.S. FDA is likely going
to approve Lybrel, a birth control pill that eliminates monthly menstruation
entirely, in the near future. Read More...
Ron Paul Discussed on The View -- VERY GOOD! GO RON PAUL!!
White House to quickly replace Wolfowitz -- Trying to put a controversy
behind it, the Bush administration was wasting no time finding a successor
to World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz, who will resign over his handling of
a pay package for his girlfriend.
pounds of beef recalled for E. coli -- A meat company is recalling
129,000 pounds of beef products in 15 states because of possible E. coli
contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said. READ MORE...
Israel launches raids into Gaza -- Israel has launched air raids in Gaza
and deployed tanks and infantry across the border after it vowed a severe
response to rocket attacks on its soil.
Senators in Bipartisan
Deal on Immigration Bill -- Senate negotiators from both parties
announced Thursday that they had reached agreement on a comprehensive
immigration bill that would offer legal status to most of the nation’s 12
million illegal immigrants while also toughening border security. If the
bill becomes law, it would result in the biggest changes in immigration law
and policy in more than 20 years.
Was Gonzales' Emergency Visit Illegal? -- When then-White House counsel
Alberto Gonzales went to John Ashcroft's hospital room on the evening of
March 10, 2004 to ask the ailing Attorney General to override Justice
Department officials and reauthorize a secret domestic wiretapping program,
he was acting inappropriately, Ashcroft's deputy at the time, James Comey,
testified before Congress earlier this week. But the question some lawyers,
national security experts and congressional investigators are now asking is:
Was Gonzales in fact acting illegally?
want to make CIA release 9/11 report -- A bipartisan group of senators
is pushing legislation that would force the CIA to release an inspector
general’s report on the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
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GOP leader wants Paul barred from future debates -- The chairman of the
Michigan Republican Party said Wednesday that he will try to bar Ron Paul
from future GOP presidential debates because of remarks the Texas
congressman made that suggested the Sept. 11 attacks were the fault of U.S.
UK NEWS: 2,500 more post offices to close -- About 2,500 post offices -
a fifth of those left in the UK - are to close by 2009, the government has
Millipore markets mycoplasma test -- Millipore Corp. of Billerica said
today it will market and sell a California company's products to its
biopharmaceutical customers. This is a collaboration formed between two
companies in 2005 to create faster, more accurate tests for bacteria,
viruses, mycoplasma, and other contaminants commonly found in
Army Recruiters Caught on Hidden Camera -- The United States Army
insists that it's not so desperate that it would recruit the mentally ill to
serve on the front lines. But now an exclusive NewsChannel 5 investigation
has the Army investigating three Middle Tennessee recruiters, along with
their Dishonorable Deceptions. Read More...
Military Source Believes Experimental Shots May Have Been Given -- The
Department of Defense stated that "all service members' vaccinations are
documented in the individual's permanent medical record." But Fey's military
medical records revealed no shot on that day. Another Marine in Fey's unit
told Target 5 that there is no shot listed in his medical records either and
also said that the people who administered the shot never told his unit what
Cliff Kincaid -- Fox News' Pro-Giuliani Conflict of Interest -- Rudy
Giuliani’s much-publicized but misleading put-down of Ron Paul during
Tuesday night’s Republican presidential debate should have been tempered by
a report that Saudi Arabia, the country that spawned most of the 9/11
hijackers, has been one of Giuliani’s lucrative foreign clients. However,
Fox News questioners Chris Wallace and Wendell Goler did not bring it up.
Company Recalls Beef Over Possible E. Coli Contamination -- A meat
company is recalling nearly 130-thousand pounds of beef products in 15
states because of possible E. coli contamination. The U.S. Department of
Agriculture says the meat products were made in March and April by Davis
Creek Meats and Seafood, based in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and were being sold
by Gordon Food Service stores.
UK News: Terror gas exercises to be held -- Tests to monitor how
poisonous gas let off by terrorists might spread are to take place in
Gas May Have Harmed
Troops, Scientists Say -- Scientists working with the Defense Department
have found evidence that a low-level exposure to sarin nerve gas — the kind
experienced by more than 100,000 American troops in the Persian Gulf war of
1991 — could have caused lasting brain deficits in former service members.
Bush hosts Blair in farewell White House summit -- U.S. President George
W. Bush hosts outgoing British Prime Minister Tony Blair at a farewell
summit on Thursday, with the two unlikely allies united to the end in their
commitment to an Iraq war that is unpopular in both countries.
Prosecuted for Opposing Recruitment in Library -- Tim Coil, a first Gulf
War Veteran and his wife, opposed military recruiters trying to recruite
people in their local library. Read More...
US soldiers in Iraq fighting drug-resistant bacteria after injuries --
US soldiers in Iraq do not carry the bacteria responsible for
difficult-to-treat wound infections found in military hospitals treating
soldiers wounded in Iraq, according to an article to be published
electronically on Wednesday, May 16, 2007, in Infection Control and Hospital
Epidemiology. The article will appear in the June issue of the journal. Read
Scahill adds insight to Blackwater concerns -- National best-selling
author Jeremy Scahill spoke to an enthusiastic crowd of more than 100 people
Tuesday night who were interested in hearing his opinions on Blackwater USA
at a rally hosted by a citizens group at the Highland West campus in
Elizabeth. Scahill is the author of “Blackwater, The Rise of the World's
Most Powerful Mercenary Army,” which has reached the New York Times top 10
best-selling book list.
Spotted in Louisiana -- THE FIRST FORMATION in Louisiana was reported on
May 10, 2007, by local TV-station NBC (discovered the week before from the
air by local pilots). See photos & video report...
Fallon Says NO To Third Carrier Group In Gulf -- Admiral William Fallon,
then President George W. Bush's nominee to head the Central Command (CENTCOM),
expressed strong opposition in February to an administration plan to
increase the number of carrier strike groups in the Persian Gulf from two to
three and vowed privately there would be no war against Iran as long as he
was chief of CENTCOM, according to sources with access to his thinking.
Australia News: Plan to add iodine to bread to boost IQ -- The food
regulator, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), is pushing ahead
with mandatory plans that force bakers to fortify bread with iodine.
APEC shows 'militarisation of Australia' -- Heavily armed SAS troops
could be ordered onto Sydney's streets during the APEC summit later this
year, a military law academic says. Expanded rights to shoot to kill, were
given to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in last year's military callout
VA bonus winners sat on review boards -- Nearly two dozen officials who
received hefty performance bonuses last year at the Veterans Affairs
Department also sat on the boards charged with recommending the payments.
Son of professor opposed to war is killed in Iraq -- Boston University
professor Andrew J. Bacevich has been a persistent, vocal critic of the Iraq
war, calling the conflict a catastrophic failure. This week, the retired
Army lieutenant colonel received the grim news that his son, First
Lieutenant Andrew J. Bacevich, 27, of Walpole, died Sunday in Balad of
wounds he suffered after a bomb explosion.
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Ron Paul Upsets Controlled-Media Debate as Clear Winner -- Congressman
Ron Paul shook the establishment in last night's second round of 2008
Republican debates for the Presidency. Not only did his anti-war,
anti-torture and pro-liberty platform stand glaring in the face of those
political whores dubbed as "top-tier" but he managed to catch the ire of
9/11 criminal Rudy Giuliani for daring to suggest aggressive foreign policy
would stir up blowback.
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Tong -- False Abuse Allegations - In the best interest of whom? --
Factor the different types of accusers with the fact that American family
court judges must make their orders based on prima facie, a preponderance of
the evidence or 51%, combined with political pressure from women's, rape and
assault organizations, and there's no wonder why so many non-abused kids are
taken from non-abusive caregivers, with many even being placed into truly
abusive foster care homes.
President Intervened in Dispute Over Eavesdropping -- President Bush
intervened in March 2004 to avert a crisis over the National Security
Agency’s domestic eavesdropping program after Attorney General John
Ashcroft, Director Robert S. Mueller III of the F.B.I. and other senior
Justice Department aides all threatened to resign, a former deputy attorney
general testified Tuesday.
Bush picks Gen. Lute as "war czar" for Iraq -- President George W. Bush,
ending a long search, chose Army Lt. Gen. Douglas Lute on Tuesday as White
House "war czar" for Iraq and Afghanistan to coordinate policy among
sometimes competing agencies and try to implement Bush's war strategy. Now
needs to be confirmed by the Senate.
Biographical data on Douglas E. Lute
Falwell Dead At 73 -- A Liberty University executive says the Reverend
Jerry Falwell has died. Falwell was hospitalized Tuesday after being found
unconscious in his office at the school.
College of Physicians warns women in their 40s about dangers of mammograms
-- The American College of Physicians has recommended women in their 40s
consult with their doctors before undergoing routine annual mammography
screening. An expert panel from the American College of Physicians (ACP),
which represents 120,000 internists, made this recommendation in the April
3rd issue of the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.
2 Suspended for
School Prank That Scared Pupils in Tennessee -- A teacher and an
assistant principal were suspended Monday for a prank in which sixth graders
on a sleepover trip were told that a gunman was prowling nearby and were
ordered to hide in silence.
Related Article: Tennessee
teachers stage fake gunman attack -- MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Staff members
of an elementary school staged a fictitious gun attack on students during a
class trip, telling them it was not a drill as the children cried and hid
Graphic: Map of Florida fires from Florida Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer
Services -- Fires of Biblical proportion!!!! The whole state
appears to be on fire!
Articles by Byron J. Richards:
Understanding the Threat to Dietary
Supplements - Part 1 -- Your right to have free access to safe and
highly effective dietary supplements is under an intense multi-pronged FDA
attack. On May 14, 2007 the Supreme Court sided with the FDA by deciding not
to hear the case of Nutraceutical v FDA, letting stand a federal appeals
court ruling that permits the FDA to use drug-related risk/benefit analysis
to determine if a nutrient is safe. This is the exact same point the FDA is
trying to get put into law through Senate bill S.1082 and HR.1561, which
consumers have flooded the Senate on over the past few weeks.
UNDERSTANDING THE THREAT TO DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS - PART 2
Video: Biometrics by 2017 - Implantable Microchips -- The next ten years
will bring major advancements in the field of biometrics-things like reading
faces, fingerprints and irises to safeguard our own security and personal
Ex-Navy Lawyer on Trial in Gitmo Case -- A Navy lawyer accused of
passing secret information about Guantanamo Bay detainees sent a human
rights lawyer their names and intelligence about them tucked into a
Valentine's Day card, prosecutors said Monday.
condemn 'target culture' -- Frontline police officers are calling for an
end to the "target-driven culture" they say is forcing them to make arrests
for petty offences. The Police Federation of England and Wales says
government targets lead to "ludicrous" decisions such as arresting a child
for throwing a cucumber slice.
Gas Station Owner Told to Raise Prices -- A service station that offered
discounted gas to senior citizens and people supporting youth sports has
been ordered by the state to raise its prices. The owner said he received a
letter from the state auditor in late April saying the state would sue him
if he did not raise his prices. The state could penalize him for each
discounted gallon he sold, with the fine determined by a judge.
Deforestation: The Hidden Cause of Global Warming -- The accelerating
destruction of the rainforests that form a precious cooling band around the
Earth’s equator, is now being recognised as one of the main causes of
climate change. Carbon emissions from deforestation far outstrip damage
caused by planes and automobiles and factories.
Bipartisan bill bans warrantless wiretapping of US citizens -- Members
of Congress from both parties succeeded on Friday in passing legislation
that restricts the wiretapping of US citizens by the National Security
Agency without warrants.
Doubts remain about
depleted uranium -- The Army says its Stryker armored vehicles have
never fired depleted uranium rounds in Hawaii, and there is no intent for
them to ever do so. "I guess the community is a little bit worried about
(the Army's) credibility, so they would like to set up for monitoring," said
Pang, the state Health Department's district officer for Maui County.
Giuliani Linked to "NAFTA Superhighway" -- GOP presidential hopeful Rudy
Giuliani has extensive and deep ties to the NAFTA Superhighway and the
construction of the Trans-Texas Corridor (TTC). Giuliani's law firm,
Bracewell & Giuliani, is the exclusive legal council for Cintra, the Spanish
firm chosen to operate the I-35 toll road in the TTC.
DOCUMENT: THE VARIABLE TERRAIN RADIO PARABOLIC EQUATION MODEL (VTRPE) --
This is the original reason for the chemtrail aerosol spraying. Other
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) projects, biological in
nature, have utilized the aerosol hardware on the aircraft to spray cities
and people, BCTP was one anti-anthrax chemical sprayed from the aircraft.
- Great Chemtrail Photo! Be sure to check it out!!
teachers stage fake gunman attack -- MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Staff members
of an elementary school staged a fictitious gun attack on students during a
class trip, telling them it was not a drill as the children cried and hid
No More YouTube, MySpace for U.S. Troops -- Fresh from its battle
against blogs, the U.S. military now appears to be going after video and
social networking sites (at least those it doesn't control). Effective
Monday, U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan will not be allowed access to
websites like MySpace and YouTube using military networks, Stars and Stripes
VIDEO: Olbermann: General Batiste Asked to Leave CBS Over Ad -- General
Batiste says he resigned because he couldn't stand what former secretary of
defense Rumsfeld was doing to the military, and he is still paying the
price. The general, who describes himself as a diehard Republican, has been
asked to leave his position as a consultant to CBS News because of that ad.
That means he is free to join us tonight for an exclusive interview.
Active-Duty Generals Will ‘Revolt’ Against Bush If He Maintains Escalation
Into 2008 -- Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Cynthia Tucker
revealed that sources within the military are warning of “a revolt from
active-duty generals if September rolls around and the president is sticking
with the surge into ‘08.” Watch the replay of the video clip at the link
VIDEO: Iraq War General: "Mr. President, You Did Not Listen" -- In an
act of defiance perhaps not seen since President Truman fired Gen. Douglas
MacArthur, today the anti-war veterans group VoteVets.org, which has been
influential with Capitol Hill Democrats, is launching a half-million-dollar
TV ad campaign featuring Maj Gen John Batiste (Ret.), former commanding
general of the first infantry division in Iraq. The ad begins with a clip
President George W. Bush saying "I have always said that I will listen to
the requests of our commanders on the ground."
Photo??? Key Taliban Leader Is Killed in Afghanistan in Joint Operation
-- The man who probably was the Taliban’s foremost operational commander,
Mullah Dadullah, was killed in a joint operation by Afghan security forces,
American forces and NATO troops in Helmand Province, Governor Asadullah
Khaled of the neighboring Kandahar Province said Sunday.
Gen Casey says "War for 10 more years" -- Army offering bonuses to keep
FLUORESCENT LIGHT BULB WARNING -- Where are thousands of these
fluorescent bulbs, made from (a polluting industry), going to be recycled in
the future if we ban incandescent bulbs? Are there recycling centers that
can handle mercury contamination from these types of bulbs and take care of
clean up when these bulbs are broken in your home and in landfills where
they may be dumped? The public has many questions and few answers.
The wealth of
America has been stolen! -- Interesting things about money IS DREAM
MONEY LAWFUL MONEY? This may surprise you, but Congress has never declared
Federal Reserve notes to be a legal tender in payment of debts. Doubt me?
Look at your currency:"...LEGAL TENDER FOR ALL DEBTS PUBLIC AND PRIVATE."
MEDIA BLACKOUT BOOSTS PAUL CAMPAIGN -- However unfair and arrogant the
recent big media blackout of Ron Paul’s success at the first GOP primary
debate may be, it is undeniable that the net effect was a serious boon to
the Paul campaign and his supporters.
Pentagon Hopes to Expand Aid Program -- Legislation Would Help Fund
Foreign Governments' Military, Security Forces.
Merck selling generics unit for $6.6B -- German drug maker Merck KGaA
announced Sunday that it is selling its generic drug business to Mylan
Laboratories Inc. of the U.S. for $6.6 billion. The deal frees
Darmstadt-based Merck to concentrate on its core pharmaceutical and chemical
activities, while allowing Mylan, a generic drug maker based in Canonsburg,
Pa., to expand its global reach.
Costs Grow for Common Medicare Drugs -- Price Increase in Prescription
Program Is Twice That Seen in Wholesale Rates.
A Paper Trail Toward Chaos? -- A bill that is headed for early action in
the House of Representatives threatens to create a major controversy over
the conduct of the 2008 election.
First-class stamp rates rise to 41 cents Monday -- Say goodbye to the
days of 39-cent stamps. New postage rates go into effect Monday May 14, 2007 including a
two-cent increase on the price of a first-class mail stamp to 41 cents.
Base News Release -- Nazi Swastika complex at Coronado
Naval Base sends the world a message! Reposted for all the new
George H.W. Bush talks yet again of a New World Order -- be sure to
check it out!
CAP Leader Has Powerful Message - How 9/11 Changed Everything in Canada
-- Connie Fogal, Leader, Canadian Action Party has recorded a new and
extremely powerful video message on the subject of 9/11 and all that has
changed, is changing, and will continue to change in Canada as a result.
Canada is at a crossroads if we don't do something now.
the Desert Storm Glock -- Look at the engraving (especially the "New
World Order") and who got them.
contingency plans for attack on U.S. -- President Bush issued a formal
national security directive Wednesday ordering agencies to prepare
contingency plans for a surprise, "decapitating" attack on the federal
government, and assigned responsibility for coordinating such plans to the
9/11 Truthers Should Thank Fox News -- Laughable weekly attempts at
debunking only give the movement more credibility.
May 10, 200 Newsletter
from PROVE (Parents Requesting Open Vaccine Education ) -- Vaccine
Induced Autism is a reality and here are her 2 childrens' stories. This is
good for parents to see and read whose doctors tell them this kind of thing
is just a "coincidence". -DR
The proof food additives ARE as bad as we feared -- A study funded by
the government's Food Standards Agency(FSA) is understood to have drawn a
link with temper tantrums and poor concentration. Researchers have found a
definite link between additives and temper problems with children.
Spread of disease tied to US combat deployments -- A parasitic disease
rarely seen in United States but common in the Middle East has infected an
estimated 2,500 US troops in the last four years because of massive
deployments to remote combat zones in Iraq and Afghanistan, military
officials said. Among those diseases appearing more frequently in the United
States are three transmitted by mosquitoes: malaria, which was contracted by
122 troops last year in Afghanistan; dengue fever; and chikungunya fever.
Resilient infections are causing concerns for military doctors -- Four
types of bacteria are causing severe and hard-to-treat infections for many
troops wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan: Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonas
aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Staphylococcus aureus.
MYSTERIOUS BOOMS -- MYSTERIOUS BOOMS OVER CITIES are a manifestation of
Scalar Weapon application at target areas. See the many articles on this
Kuwait prepared for any US-Iran war -- KUWAIT: The government yesterday
briefed the National Assembly's foreign relations committee of its
preparations for a possible US-Iran military confrontation, but politicians
played down such a possibility.
Finds Chinese Food Producers Shut Down -- American inspectors who
arrived in China last week to investigate the two companies that exported
tainted pet food ingredients found that the suspect facilities had been
hastily closed down and cleaned up, federal officials said yesterday. "There
is nothing to be found. They are essentially shut down and not operating,"
said Walter Batts, deputy director of the Food and Drug Administration's
office of international programs.
A Dozen States Compete For Deadly Disease Lab -- A dozen states are
competing intensely to play host to a government research lab full of killer
germs like anthrax, avian flu and foot-and-mouth disease, a prospect some of
their residents want to avoid like the plague.
OxyContin maker, execs plead guilty -- The maker of the powerful
painkiller OxyContin and three of its current and former executives pleaded
guilty Thursday to misleading the public about the drug's risk of addiction,
a federal prosecutor and the company said.
Poll -- You can still vote!! Ron Paul is still WAY ahead!
Article: Ron Paul and the MSNBC Debate -- The three points that Ron Paul
made in the MSNBC debate hold a key to the liberty and well-being of our
nation. That is also why our Founding Fathers considered them so vitally
Listen to Joan
Veon being interviewed by Talk Show host Carl Wilson on KAJO Radio, Grants
Pass, OR. The interview is brilliant -- Topic: North American Union, the
coming NEW NAU currency, Sustainable Development, British Royalty, Etc.
Britain's Blair announces resignation -- Prime Minister Tony Blair said
Thursday he will step down as prime minister on June 27 after a decade in
office, in which he brokered peace in Northern Ireland and followed the
United States to war in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Michael Moore In Trouble For Cuba Trip -- Treasury Investigation; Moore
Took Sept. 11 Workers To Banned Island For Treatment. Academy Award-winning
filmmaker Michael Moore is under investigation by the U.S. Treasury
Department for taking ailing Sept. 11 rescue workers to Cuba for a segment
in his upcoming health-care documentary "Sicko," The Associated Press has
Psychiatrists, Children and Drug Industry’s Role -- Best-selling drugs,
including Risperdal, Seroquel, Zyprexa, Abilify and Geodon, are now being
prescribed to more than half a million children in the United States to help
parents deal with behavior problems despite profound risks and almost no
approved uses for minors.
A Dozen States Compete For Deadly Disease Lab -- A dozen states are
competing intensely to play host to a government research lab full of killer
germs like anthrax, avian flu and foot-and-mouth disease, a prospect some of
their residents want to avoid like the plague.
INCOME TAX ACTIVISTS REJECT BITTER REALITY By: Devvy Kidd -- There's no
question the American people are on the warpath over the thousands cuts
being inflicted upon us every day, the flushing of the Constitution and Bill
of Rights and the treason underway: the NAU.
Additives Across Asia Feed Fears -- Across Asia, small-scale food
manufacturers and street vendors often boost profits by using cheap but
toxic chemicals as sweeteners, dyes and preservatives.
101 Brand Names, 1 Manufacturer -- The Mass Pet-Food Recall Reveals a
Widespread Practice: Many Competing Products Come From the Same Factory.
No ORGANIC Bee Losses - Bees Immune Systems Damaged -- In the Australian
story researchers have dissected bees that have died and they have found
that their immune systems have "totally gone to pieces". "It is like they
just lost their immune system and anything will kill them".
The Ron Paul Revolution will be Televised -- The folks behind the Ron
Paul Revolution have no official connection to the campaign, and are not
getting paid for their efforts. They are liberty-loving Americans who want
to help get the word out about the only true peace-and-freedom Presidential
the Desert Storm Glock -- Look at the engraving and who got them.
Can you spell
"orchestrated?" -- Six Muslim men from New Jersey and Philadelphia were
charged Tuesday with plotting to attack Fort Dix with automatic weapons and
possibly even rocket-propelled grenades, vowing in taped conversations “to
kill as many soldiers as possible,” federal authorities said.
Related Article: TERRORIST CELL CAPTURED IN NEW JERSEY PLOT -- Five
radical Islamists -- three of them brothers -- have been arrested and
charged with plotting to kill as many soldiers as possible in an armed
assault at the Fort Dix Army base in New Jersey, according to agents from
the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
VIDEO: We Didn't Start The Fire -- Billy Joel song put together with
AOL now has a Republican Party Debate Poll -- Check out their
Farmed fish given melamine-tainted feed, U.S. officials say -- U.S.
investigators are visiting fish farms after learning of at least one plant
that used feed tainted with melamine — a chemical used to make plastics and
fertilizers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday. Oh but the
FDA cautioned that the levels of contamination were likely too low to pose a
significant health risk to humans who consumed the fish.
VIDEO: Confessions of an Economic Hit Man -- How the U.S. Uses
Globalization to Cheat Poor Countries Out of Trillions.
GM crop taints honey two miles away, test reveals -- EVIDENCE that
genetically modified (GM) crops can contaminate food supplies for miles
around has been revealed in independent tests commissioned by The Sunday
Times. The tests found alien GM material in honey from beehives two miles
from a site where GM crops were being grown under government supervision. It
is believed to have been carried there by bees gathering pollen in the GM
test sites. This is a 2002 news article.
Study suggests cancer risk from depleted uranium -- Now researchers at
the University of Southern Maine have shown that DU damages DNA in human
lung cells. The team, led by John Pierce Wise, exposed cultures of the cells
to uranium compounds at different concentrations.
Heavy crop losses reported in Southeast -- Heavy crop losses were
reported throughout the Southeast on Wednesday, confirming fears that some
fruit farms were nearly wiped out by last weekend's frigid temperatures.
Quarantined Birds Ruled Safe to Eat -- Chickens that ate bird feed made
with a small amount of contaminated pet food are safe for human consumption
and can be released for slaughter and sale, federal health officials said
C-SPAN TELEPHONE NUMBERS -- List of important phone numbers and contact
info for C-SPAN.
From China to Panama, a Trail of Poisoned Medicine --A poisonous solvent
sold by counterfeiters and mixed into drugs has figured in mass poisonings
around the world that killed thousands.
Unconstitutional Legislation Threatens Freedoms by Dr. Ron Paul -- This
is an article about the hate crime bill by Ron Paul.
Hampers Kansas Cleanup -- Governor Kathleen Sebelius said much of the
National Guard equipment usually positioned around the state to respond to
emergencies is gone. She said not having immediate access to things like
tents, trucks and semitrailers will really handicap the rebuilding effort.
Foote labeled a "domestic terrorist" - Listen to the video by clicking here!
- A special legislative "seminar" was conducted 13 March
2007 in the Arizona State Legislature, chaired by Rep Kyrsten Sinema.
Jack Foote was mentioned by name, my photograph was displayed, and
I was publicly vilified as a "domestic terrorist" to all of those assembled
at this "seminar".
GREENSBURG, Kansas: Hunt continues for tornado survivors -- Every
business on the main street of Greensburg, Kan. was demolished by one of the
strongest tornadoes to rake across the Great Plains of the central United
Critics question timing of 'war czar' search -- Now that the White House
is searching for a "war czar," it raises the question of who has been
coordinating U.S. involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan the past four years.
Security Company TSA Loses Hard Drive With Personal Information -- An
external computer hard drive containing the personal, bank and payroll
information of up to 100,000 former and current Transportation Security
Administration (TSA) employees was reportedly stolen from a human resources
office in Crystal City, VA.
Deployed Troops Battle for Custody! -- Lt. Eva Crouch had raised her
daughter for six years following the divorce....then called up for duty so
her little girl went to live with father. When tour of duty was over, she
returned to find she had to have a court order to even see the child. Many
are facing the same problem...read more...!
prohibits planting of genetically engineered alfalfa until government can
study it -- A federal judge Thursday barred the planting of genetically
engineered alfalfa nationwide until the government can adequately study the
crop's potential impact on organic and conventional varieties.
Why investors are clamoring to take over America's highways, bridges, and
airports—and why the public should be nervous -- "We need to put the
brakes on these private toll contracts before we sign away half a century of
future revenues," said representative Lois W. Kolkhorst.
Ebola-like Virus Killing Great Lakes Fish -- May 4, 2007 Seattle,
Washington - Another threat in the American landscape that some
microbiologists are calling “potentially catastrophic” to fresh water fish
is a deadly Ebola-like virus known as “viral hemorrhagic septicemia,” or
Poll Result Info:
MSNBC "Rate the Candidates" Poll Results -- A look at the Republican candidates and their
performance on the campaign trail on MSNBC.
2. ABC News Republican
Poll Results -- Check out their results! Go Ron Paul!
3. Poll results from World
Net Daily -- If you watched the Republican debate, who do you think won?
See the results as of May 6, 2007.
Poll Of The
Day from C-Span's CapitalNews -- Be sure to check out the results as of
May 6, 2007. Cast your vote....it's not too late!
A look at
each Republican candidate & their performance on the campaign trail --
Click on the thumbnails to view a video from each candidate....then submit
results so far on the Vote on the California Republican debate -- It is
still time to cast your vote!
Congressman Ron Paul: Archives -- Check out past articles by Congressman
Ron Paul on LewRockwell.com.
Listings of Oragnic Pet Foods Companies by State -- List is from
OrganicConsumers.com if you would like to check them out.
Bush Sinks To Lowest Approval Ratings In Generation -- It’s hard to say
which is worse news for Republicans: that George W. Bush now has the worst
approval rating of an American president in a generation, or that he seems
to be dragging every ’08 Republican presidential candidate down with him.
Wal-Mart expands RFID use in stores -- Wal-Mart will require suppliers
to another 400 of its stores to use radio frequency identification (RFID)
for tracking goods, adding to growing pressure on processors to invest in
Troops at Odds With Ethics Standards -- Army Also Finds More Deployment
Means More Mental Illness.
POLLS in regards to last nights Presidential Debate:
Rate the candidates
on MSNBC -- A look at the Republican candidates and their
performance on the campaign trail. Submit your ratings!
on the California Republican debate -- Who do you think did the best or
worst in the following six categories? Take Time To cast your Vote!
If you watched the Republican debate, whom do you think won? --
Thursday's debate featured 10 announced Republican candidates. In addition
to McCain, Giuliani, Romney and Huckabee, Sen. Sam Brownback of Kansas,
former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson, former Virginia Gov. James Gilmore,
Rep. Duncan Hunter of California, Rep. Tom Tancredo of Colorado and Rep. Ron
Paul of Texas also participated.
the debate -- Just look on the right hand side under Videos to locate
Plastic Baby Bottles in Question -- Replaced long ago in most U.S.
households by unbreakable plastic, glass bottles are making a comeback
prompted by worries about a chemical used in making the plastic.
you pass this 9/11 Quiz? -- This is a short, 10 question quiz to test
your knowledge about the events of that tragic day.
wants VA to explain bonuses -- Congressional leaders on Thursday
demanded that the Veterans Affairs secretary explain hefty bonuses for
senior department officials involved in crafting a budget that came up $1
billion short and jeopardized veterans' health care.
CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST THE US GOVERNMENT IN REGARDS TO COLD WAR
VETERANS EXPOSED TO NUCLEAR WEAPONS -- The suit was filed on behalf of
veterans who became ill after making bombs for the country's nuclear
Australian Government gives Iraq another $22.5m -- AUSTRALIA will give
another $22.5 million to Iraq for reconstruction.
Former President George H.W. Bush, Sr. speaks on the NWO -- The George
H.W. Bush, SR. talks yet again of a New World Order.
candidates to participate in historic First-in-the-South Presidential
Candidates Debate including Ron Paul -- The 2007 First-In-The-South
Republican Party Presidential Candidates Debate will be televised live by
FOX News Channel at 9:00 PM from the University of South Carolina’s Koger
Center for the Arts on Tuesday, May 15, 2007. FOX News Channel Washington
Managing Editor Brit Hume will moderate the debate and FOX News Sunday
Anchor Chris Wallace and White House Correspondent Wendell Goler will ask
questions of the candidates.
China Food Mislabeled, U.S. Says
-- A Chinese company accused of selling contaminated wheat gluten to
American pet food suppliers avoided inspections partly because it did not
correctly disclose its shipping contents to Chinese export authorities,
according to American regulators.
Presidential Debate tonight - May, 3, 2007 -- You'll hear from all ten
candidates tonight including Congressmen Duncan Hunter of California,
Ron Paul of Texas, Tom Tancredo of Colorado and Tommy
Thompson, former Wisconsin Governor - but don't expect this to happen
again. Check local paper for time of airing.
Antidepressants to Get U.S. Warning on Suicide Risks -- Antidepressant
drugs, including Wyeth's top-selling Effexor, need new warnings of the risks
of suicidal thoughts and behavior among young adults, U.S. regulators said.
Wal-Mart recalls bibs with high lead levels -- The bibs, sold under the
Baby Connection brand name, came in packs of two to seven bibs, with
embroidered prints or images of Sesame Street characters. Some were sold as
long ago as 2004. The bibs were made by Hamco Inc. exclusively for the
Vets From First Gulf War Show Brain Differences -- Veterans of the first
Gulf War who developed numerous health complaints have areas of the brain
that are measurably smaller than those of healthier vets, a new study found.
Related Link: Analysis: Gulf War vets' brains shrink
Mysterious killer wipes out nation's honeybees -- Unless someone or
something stops it soon, the mysterious killer that is wiping out many of
the nation's honeybees could have a devastating effect on America's dinner
plate. Honeybees don't just make honey; they pollinate more than 90 of the
tastiest flowering crops Americans have.
Nineteen Maine Christian Ministers Publicly Declare Abortion Support --
Nineteen Maine United Church of Christ Congregational Ministers signed a
letter supporting abortion, and public funding of abortion, according to
Maine's Health and Human Services Committee this week. Read More...
VIDEO: Meet Ron Paul of Texas -- get to know Ron Paul and see how we
would benefit from having him as President.
Presidential Candidate Ron Paul Warns of Looming U.S. Dictatorship --
Presidential candidate Ron Paul has warned that the US is now at a crisis
point because the people have been so neglectful of protecting their
liberties and big government has been so effective in eroding them.
Heading to Morocco to Apprehend Suicide Hijacker -- Dr. Barrett will be
traveling to Morocco May 6th to apprehend accused 9/11 hijacker Waleed al-Shehri,
who, after allegedly stabbing a stewardess on a flight that crashed into the
World Trade Center, returned to Casablanca and has reportedly been working
as a pilot there ever since.
VIDEO: Bill Moyers "Buying the War" -- How did the mainstream press get
it so wrong? How did the evidence disputing the existence of weapons of mass
destruction and the link between Saddam Hussein to 9-11 continue to go
Intelligence Committee Knew Bush was Lying -- On April 28, 2007 Sen.
Dick Durbin attempted to cleanse the blood off his senate suit by admitting
that as a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee he had been told the
opposite of what Bush was telling the Congress and the American people. But,
Durbin remained silent. And, as Robert Lewis Stevenson wrote “The cruelest
lies are often told in silence.”
Related Video: Sen. Durbin Drops Bombshells on the Senate Floor
North to deploy for hurricane capstone exercise -- Elements of U.S. Army
North will deploy May 2, 2007 from Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to Rhode Island
to participate in the nation’s capstone training event for the 2007
Related Article: Exercise tests responses to hurricane, nuke and terrorists
-- The Pentagon and other US and Canadian agencies plan to answer that
question in a major exercise called Ardent Sentry-Northern Edge 07 that
began Monday and will play out over the next 18 days, involving thousands of
US troops and state and local officials.
‘Mission Accomplished’ By The Numbers -- On May 1, 2003, President Bush
stood underneath a “Mission Accomplished” banner and announced that “Major
combat operations have ended. In the battle of Iraq, the United States and
our allies have prevailed.” Click on the above link to see a by-the-numbers
look at the situation then, compared to the situation now!
Kent State Audio Tape
Released -- A static-filled recording of the 1970 Kent State University
shooting that killed four students raises questions not only about whether
someone called on National Guardsmen to fire, but also who might have given
the order. Read More...
Be Tolled" takes TOP AWARD at Houston Film Festival
William Molina's film, "Truth Be Tolled" which chronicles Texans'
strong opposition to state plans for a new network of privatized toll roads
and the Trans-Texas Corridor, took TOP AWARD at Houston Film Festival. The
film features grassroots leaders Terri Hall of the San Antonio Toll Party
and David & Linda Stall of Corridor Watch along with other leaders, elected
officials, and ordinary citizens. Read More...
Bush vetoes war spending bill -- President George W. Bush vetoed a bill
on Tuesday that would force him to begin withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq
this year as a condition of funding the war, angering Democrats who vowed to
Australia news: Warning sounded over soldier suicides -- Suicide by
returned Australian soldiers may be on the rise and needs urgent government
action, an Australian medical association says. Up to five soldiers have
committed suicide after returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, veteran
activists have said. A further 121 returned soldiers have been medically
discharged due to mental illness.
Pedro Pan Group, Inc. -- MISSION STATEMENT: 1. To sponsor, aid, assist
and promote programs that benefit children in need. This includes children
without parents (unaccompanied minors) and the needy, regardless of race,
creed, color or religion. Read More...
FDA: Millions of Chickens Fed Contaminated Pet Food -- Up to 3 million
broiler chickens were fed melamine-tainted pet food and then sold on the
U.S. market beginning in early February, U.S. health officials said in a
press conference held late Tuesday.
Tainted Pet Food Linked to Ind. Chickens -- Chicken feed in some farms
in Indiana contained byproducts from pet food manufactured with contaminated
wheat gluten imported from China, two federal agencies said Monday.
FDA pet food probe checks 4,000 pet deaths -- The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration is investigating reports by American households of at least
4,000 pet deaths to determine if any are linked to pet food contaminated
with melamine from China, the agency said.
Pet Deaths Spur Call for Better FDA Screening -- Amid growing
revelations that suppliers in China frequently spike pet food and other food
ingredients with contaminants to boost profits, momentum is building in
Washington to bolster the Food and Drug Administration's capacity to detect
and screen out adulterated imports.
Action Party Leader Calls 9/11 a "Trick on a Massive Scale" -- Connie
Fogal, leader of the Canadian Action Party, recommends joining the 911 Truth
movement and paying attention to the evidence. Also discusses PNAC,
Terrorstorm, and how the 9/11 attacks are being used to further the North
American Union. Read More...
2,176 Secret Warrants Issued in 2006 -- In all, the Foreign Intelligence
Surveillance Court signed off on 2,176 warrants targeting people in the
United States believed to be linked to international terror organizations or
spies. The record number is more than twice as many as were issued in 2000,
the last full year before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
JFK Murder Plot "Deathbed Confession" Aired On National Radio -- Former
CIA agent, Watergate conspirator E. Howard Hunt names the men who killed
Feinstein’s Cardinal shenanigans by David Keene -- California Sen.
Dianne Feinstein (D) chairs the Senate Rules Committee, but she’s also a
Cardinal. She is currently chairwoman of the Interior, Environment and
Related Agencies subcommittee, but until last year was for six years the top
Democrat on the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related
Agencies (or “Milcon”) sub-committee, where she may have directed more
than $1 billion to companies controlled by her husband.
Bee Swarm Shuts Ark. Hospital's ER -- swarm of bees clustered outside
the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center shut down the
emergency room Monday, as officials waited for a beekeeper to come vacuum up
the 7,000 insects.
Washington, D.C., Lawyer Sues Dry Cleaners for Lost Trousers -- How's
$67 million for a dry cleaning bill? A Washington, D.C., lawyer is suing an
area dry cleaning business for losing a pair of his trousers. The business
owners claim they have his pants, but he's pressing ahead with his suit.
Atlantic Airways to Show Loose Change 2 In-Flight -- May 1st, 2007 –
Mercury Media International announce they have licensed the 9/11 Internet
hit Loose Change 2 to Virgin Atlantic Airways. Read More...
Immigrant and Labor Rights Rally today -- Downtown prepares for May Day
gridlock - As Southern California organizers made final preparations for May
Day marches to press for immigrant and labor rights today, officials warned
that the protests will snarl traffic, disrupt mass transit and halt some
business in downtown Los Angeles and beyond.
FDA limits Chinese food additive imports -- The Food and Drug
Administration is enforcing a new import alert that greatly expands its
curtailment of some food ingredients imported from China, authorizing border
inspectors to detain ingredients used in everything from noodles to
Related Article: IMPORT ALERT #99-29
Fundraiser for Ron Paul May 19, 2007
in Austin, Texas -- Check out the scheduled fundraiser by clicking above
DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS THREATENED, FREEDOM IN DANGER
-- People have until tomorrow at the close of the work day in Washington D.C
to phone in their "NO" stance to oppose this terrible bill Food and Drug
Administration Revitalization Act (S1082). We MUST OVERWHELM Congress with
our phone protest today! Call and leave a message for Congressman John
Campbell: 1-202-225-5611. For people on the West Coast, remember there is a
3-hour time difference, and two hours Mountain Standard Time.
A CENTURY OF U.S. MILITARY INTERVENTIONS: Killings from Wounded Knee to
Afghanistan -- A partial list of U.S. military interventions from 1890
to 1999. See More...
US and EU agree 'single market' -- The United States and the European
Union have signed up to a new transatlantic economic partnership at a summit
KFC Will Post Acrylamide Warnings in California -- Acrylamide, a
byproduct created by the reaction of chemicals in food and high heat, is
found in French fries and potato chips at high levels. For example, a
serving of fries or potato chips has about 82 times more acrylamide than is
allowed in drinking water under U.S. EPA standards.
Miracle-Gro Sues Organic Plant-Food Co. -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro
Company has filed a lawsuit against TerraCycle, Inc., a small inner-city
manufacturer of eco-friendly gardening products that are made from organic
waste fed to worms. The resulting worm poop is liquefied and packaged in
used soda bottles. Scotts claims that the two company’s products look
similar and might confuse consumers.
Exercise tests responses to hurricane, nuke and terrorists -- The
Pentagon and other US and Canadian agencies are in a major exercise called
Ardent Sentry-Northern Edge 07 that began Monday and will play out over the
next 18 days, involving thousands of US troops and state and local
officials. It will allow participants to explore what might happen if
terrorists tries to take advantage of catastrophic event, Kucharak said.
"How would that stress the system?"
Student discharged from Marines after essay -- One violent,
profanity-laced English essay later and Allen Lee's future with the Marine
Corps appears to be over. Because of pending criminal charges stemming from
his essay, Lee's recruiter told him Friday evening that the Marine Corps has
discharged him from his contract, said Sgt. Luis R. Agostini, spokesman for
the Marine Corps Recruiting Station Chicago. Read More...
Price tag for war in Iraq on track to top $500 billion -- The bitter
fight over the latest Iraq spending bill has all but obscured a sobering
fact: The war will soon cost more than $500 billion.
Venezuela Pulling Out of IMF, World Bank -- President Hugo Chavez
announced Monday he would formally pull Venezuela out of the World Bank and
the International Monetary Fund, a largely symbolic move because the nation
has already paid off its debts to the lending institutions.
VIDEO: Virginia Governor Closes Gun Loophole -- Virginia's governor says
he has closed a loophole in state gun laws that allowed a mentally disturbed
Virginia Tech student to acquire the guns he used in a campus massacre.
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