December 2004 (Be sure to refresh your browser often to get all the latest news articles.)
Guinea pig kids by Jamie Doran - New York's HIV experiment -- HIV positive children and their loved ones have few rights if they choose to battle with social work authorities in New York City.
George W. Bush Man of The Year? -- For sticking to his guns (literally and figuratively), for reshaping the rules of politics to fit his ten-gallon-hat leadership style and for persuading a majority of voters that he deserved to be in the White House for another four years, George W. Bush is TIME's 2004 Person of the Year. Check out this photo!
Patdown Procedures Modified for Females -- In response to numerous complaints from women, the government has ordered airport security personnel to avoid touching female passengers between their breasts when performing patdowns.
First big US contractor flees Iraq -- A US company has become the first big contractor to pull out of Iraq because of worsening security as Americans reel from the deadliest attack on US forces in the country since the war began. Contrack said it had ended its $US325 million contract to rebuild Iraq's transport system because of skyrocketing security costs. Its decision has deepened fears it is just the first of a flood of withdrawals that will cripple Iraqi reconstruction.
Thinktanks slam US Iraq strategy -- The Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIC) said on Wednesday that the US is facing increasingly deadly attacks in Iraq because it has failed to honestly assess facts on the ground.
Rare Pneumonia Found Among U.S. Soldiers in Iraq -- A rare and sometimes deadly pneumonia has hit 18 U.S. soldiers deployed in Iraq, and Army medical investigators are at a loss to explain the cause, according to a study published on Tuesday.
Iraqi City in Lockdown After U.S. Base Blasted -- U.S. forces sealed off entire districts of the Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday, blocking bridges and raiding homes in a hunt for suspects after an attack that killed 18 Americans and four other people.
Relatives fear for forgotten war wounded -- Serving soldiers cannot talk to the press, but one seriously injured infantryman's father told The Observer that men such as his son, who had had much of one leg shot away, risked being 'forgotten'.
"Call to Arms!" -- An open letter (from the 85 year old gentleman) to all of us who feel shattered by the phoney elections and by the rise of facism.
Sibel Edmonds: Still Silenced, But Why? -- Nearly three years ago, Sibel Edmonds provided unimpeachable testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Why is she still under a gag order? Who's being protected?
Chief Is Ousted at Fannie Mae Under Pressure -- Under heavy pressure from regulators, Fannie Mae, the mortgage finance giant, forced out its chairman and chief executive, Franklin D. Raines, late Tuesday, days after the company was found to have violated accounting rules.
NEW GUARDIAN LETTER: Questions over Kelly -- Dr David Kelly is the first British citizen whose sudden, unexpected and violent death has been denied an inquest. Three weeks after Dr Kelly's body was found, Lord Falconer ordered that the inquest into his death be adjourned indefinitely and subsumed into a public inquiry by invoking section 17a of the Coroner's Act 1988.
9/11 Conspiracy Theorist Offers Cash Prizes -- Jimmy Walter has spent more than $3 million promoting a conspiracy theory the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States were "an inside job" and he is offering more cash to anyone who proves him wrong.
The Gerson Miracle -- A 91-minute documentary about the Gerson Therapy for Cancer and Degenerative Diseases, was released in April, 2004. In May, it won the Golden Palm Award for Best Picture at the Beverly Hills Film Festival, and is now available for free online viewing by clicking the link. It is conveniently divided into eleven chapters for ease of viewing.
Aromatherapy oils 'kill superbug' -- University of Manchester researchers found three of the oils, usually used in aromatherapy, destroyed MRSA and E.coli bacteria in two minutes. They suggest the oils could be blended into soaps and shampoos which could be used in hospitals to stop the spread of the superbug.
Study: Acupuncture helps arthritis pain -- Trial shows treatment helped relieve pain, impairment. The ancient Chinese therapy of acupuncture can help ease pain and improve movement for people with arthritis of the knee, a new study concludes.
Terri Schiavo update -- A staff attorney with the Florida Department of State has provided more documents to The Empire Journal that would seem to conclusively establish that neither George Greer nor W. Douglas Baird, Florida’s Sixth Circuit Court judges in the Schiavo case, legally qualified for office. The documents appear to prove that neither judge was legally elected and therefore cannot legally perform the duties of judicial office. And that includes rendering any decisions in the Schiavo case.
White House Knew Kerik Was Dirty -- White House investigators knew of many of the flaws that have surfaced since Bernard Kerik withdrew as the nominee to lead the Homeland Security Department, President Bush's chief of staff said Sunday. "Many of the questions that have been raised in the media were well understood by the White House when they considered Bernie Kerik," Andrew Card said.
Here is the (repent America) 7:00 minute video clip of the Philadelphia 4 Christians being arrested!! -- "Video Clip of what happened and it's shocking to see this un-lawful 1st amendment gone bye bye and police officers BREAKING THEIR OATH TO DEFEND THE CONSTITUTION...America is not becoming America anymore".
Chemtrails update -- CHEMTRAILS - CONSPIRACY OR SOMETHING ELSE?
FBI E-Mail Refers to Presidential Order Authorizing Inhumane Interrogation Techniques -- Newly Obtained FBI Records Call Defense Department’s Methods "Torture," Express Concerns Over "Cover-Up" That May Leave FBI "Holding the Bag" for Abuses.
What is with Mike Ruppert? -- Gary Webb Memorial Attended by Hundreds. New Information Confirms Suicide - "Open and Shut"--Shabby, Self-Serving Internet Reports by Pseudo Journalists and Activists Cause Webb Family Grief - It's Time for Real Journalists and Activists to Shun Demagogues, Hysterics and Profiteers says Michael C. Ruppert.
WOLFOWITZ'S XMAS PRESENT TO TROOPS: ANTHRAX VACCINE? -- There is an increasing pool of cases of active duty military whose nervous systems have responded negatively to the anthrax vaccines ordered by the Department of Defense.
More on U.S. military torture of Iraqis -- F.B.I. memorandums portray abuse of prisoners by American military personnel in Iraq that included detainees' being beaten and choked and having lit cigarettes placed in their ears, according to newly released government documents.
Terror at Oak Ridge -- In the predawn hours of Sept. 2, at the plant that stores the nation's stockpile of highly enriched uranium, guards wearing body armor and carrying loaded submachine guns were dispatched to intercept a group of men who had apparently set off an intrusion alarm. But the target group turned out to be a second team of guards, who were conducting a mock attack with laser-tag equipment.
Conspiracy or not?: 9/11 Conspiracy: summary of plutonium processing at Dimona -- It took a little while, but finally, the truth has risen to the surface in the 9/11 World Trade Center tragedy, with the resulting implications and manifestations.
DU's Black Dust -- Danger Dismissed: How the Pentagon downplays the risks of depleted uranium weapons. Many vets suspect the magic weapon of the 1991 Persian Gulf War caused their continuing health problems. The Pentagon dismisses the dangers.
National Guard triples bonuses for some recruits -- In response to continued recruiting difficulties, the National Guard is tripling the cash bonuses it will pay for some new recruits and for current Guard soldiers willing to re-enlist, the Guard's top general said Thursday.
George W. Bush Man of The Year? -- For sticking to his guns
(literally and figuratively), for reshaping the rules of politics to fit
his ten-gallon-hat leadership style and for persuading a majority of
voters that he deserved to be in the White House for another four years,
George W. Bush is TIME's 2004 Person of the Year.
Adolph Hitler, Man of the Year 1939 -- Check out the Time magazine.
Chemtrails update -- CHEMTRAILS - CONSPIRACY OR SOMETHING ELSE?
National Guardsman kills Iraqi after sex -- A North Carolina National Guard member thought to be the first U.S. soldier convicted of murdering an Iraqi said he "snapped" and shot the 17-year-old boy after they had consensual sex, according to court-martial records released this week.
Time (Canada ) Man of the Year -- How one man’s quest for justice is quietly reshaping a nation’s values and law.
The Pentagon Police Force -- The Pentagon is drawing up a plan that would give the military a more prominent role in intelligence-collection operations that have traditionally been the province of the Central Intelligence Agency, including missions aimed at terrorist groups and those involved in weapons proliferation, Defense Department officials say.
N.Korea Could Test Long-Range Missile Any Time -- North Korea could flight test at any time a ballistic missile potentially capable of reaching parts of the United States with a nuclear-weapon-sized payload, the State Department's top arms control official said on Friday.
2001 Memo Reveals Push for Broader Presidential Powers -- Just two weeks after the September 11 attacks, a secret memo to White House counsel Alberto Gonzales' office concluded that President Bush had the power to deploy military force "preemptively" against any terrorist groups or countries that supported them - regardless of whether they had any connection to the attacks on the World Trade Towers or the Pentagon.
What No Child Left Behind really means -- The Department of Education's annual privacy notice, which says contact information for secondary students as young as sixth-graders may be released to military recruiters unless the student, parent or legal guardian requests otherwise.???
Why They Hated Gary Webb -- Friday, December 10, Webb died in his Sacramento apartment by his own hand, or so it certainly seems. The notices of his passing in many newspapers were as nasty as ever. A Must read article!!
Rx Drug Induced Suicide -- Rx Drug Induced Suicide By Marilyn A. Guinnane. Had my husband not been on a myriad of psychiatric drugs for both depression and anxiety, I think it's safe to say he'd still be alive.
Dennis Kyne Charges Dismissed -- On December 16, 2004, halfway through the jury trial against Mr. Kyne, New York County District Attorney Robert Morgenthau's Office made a motion to dismiss all of the charges.
$250,000 donors to the Inaguration -- More than a dozen wealthy Bush supporters -- oil executives, corporate leaders, Texas Republicans -- have donated $250,000 each to help pay for the president's second inauguration, which is shaping up as one of the most expensive.
Please Don't Forget that Alejandro Mendez Needs Your Help! -- Alejandro's hearing is this Friday...DEC. 17, 2004 in Pennsylvania at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte. Check the link for further details!
Amber Alert issued after fetus taken from slain woman's body -- SKIDMORE, Mo. - Police were trying to find an infant they believe could still be alive after being cut from the womb of its mother, slain in her northwest Missouri home Thursday afternoon.
[NVIC] Pertussis Vaccination Promoted For Teens -- Adolescents and some adults should be revaccinated against pertussis, also known as "whopping cough," to decrease the risk of transmission to infants, according to a report in Clinical Infectious Diseases.
Saddam sees his lawyer for the first time in a year (or so we are told). -- Saddam Hussein met with a lawyer on Thursday for the first time since he was captured by American soldiers just over a year ago, Iraqi officials said.
Opps, no ecoterrorism -- A 21-year-old security guard who worked at a new subdivision in southern Maryland was arrested Thursday and charged with setting fires to houses there in the worst case of residential arson in the state's history, federal authorities said.
Help support Pablo Paredes, a 23-year old Navy Petty Officer, who refused to board a San Diego ship taking 3,000 Marines to Iraq -- Saturday, December 18th 1pm Rally in Support of Pablo Paredes! In front of Naval Headquarters (corner of Broadway and Harbor blvd. Downtown SD) Please visit this website to find out more information!
U.S. deserter numbers reach 5,500 -- Since the war started in Iraq, the Pentagon says 5,500 U.S. soldiers have deserted, with some of them seeking refugee status in Canada, CBS reported Thursday.
British 'PATRIOT Act' Reined In by High Court -- Highest court of appeals rules foreign terror suspects cannot be held indefinitely.
A Flood of Troubled Soldiers Returning from Iraq -- The nation's hard-pressed health care system for veterans is facing a potential deluge of tens of thousands of soldiers returning from Iraq with serious mental health problems brought on by the stress and carnage of war, veterans' advocates and military doctors say.
Virus poses as Christmas e-mail -- Security firms are warning about a Windows virus disguising itself as an electronic Christmas card. The Zafi.D virus translates the Christmas greeting on its subject line into the language of the person receiving infected e-mail.
U.S. Makes Plans for GPS Shutdown -- "Apparently, President Bush is drawing up plans to disable sections of the GPS network in the event of a terrorist attack.
Ignoring Reality in Iraq- Ron Paul -- A recent study by the Pentagon’s Defense Science Task Force on Strategic Communications concluded that in the struggle for hearts and minds in Iraq, “American efforts have not only failed, they may also have achieved the opposite of what they intended.” This Pentagon report flatly states that our war in Iraq actually has elevated support for radical Islamists.
More propaganda to bring in the draft -- In the latest signs of strains on the military from the war in Iraq, the Army National Guard announced on Thursday that it had fallen 30 percent below its recruiting goals in the last two months and would offer new incentives, including enlistment bonuses of up to $15,000.
Another tape to be alleged to be, possibly, might, may be OBL -- In an audiotape posted Thursday on an Islamist Web site, Osama bin Laden appeared to turn his attention to his Saudi homeland, accusing the ruling al-Saud dynasty of being the "agents of infidels" and applauding an attack last week against the United States Consulate in Jidda.
More propaganda to bring in the draft -- In the latest signs of strains on the military from the war in Iraq, the Army National Guard announced on Thursday that it had fallen 30 percent below its recruiting goals in the last two months and would offer new incentives, including enlistment bonuses of up to $15,000.
Paula Zahn Transcript In Full About the Anthrax Shots -- I urge each and everyone to read this transcript.
Pneumococcal Vaccine Causes
Strain Shift -- In southern Israel, where antipneumococcal
conjugate vaccines have not been introduced,
researchers have documented the presence of penicillin-nonsusceptible non-vaccine type Streptococcus pneumoniae strains in children with
acute otitis media.
The So-Called "Intelligence Bill," a/k/a Patriot Act 2.5; -- More on Social Security "Privatization" BY AL MARTIN
Why The Vitamin Companies Aren't Coming to Their Own Defense -- Breaking News from the IAHF Webmaster: Whats New, What to Do, Codex, EU FSD, All Countries.
$60,000 seized from rig -- Federal agents seized and searched a tractor-trailer rig in Lower Paxton Twp. on the suspicion it was used in drug smuggling, ultimately finding no drugs but keeping more than $60,000 found inside, authorities say.
Winter Soldiers -- (To the Editor: As published in Jersey papers)
Take Action - Tell the FDA Not to Approve Irradiation for Seafood!
-- HELP!! An industry trade association,National Fisheries Institute (NFI),
petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry to allow for the irradiation of mollusks in 1999. In 2001, NFI filed another petition with the FDA to allow for the irradiation of crustaceans, including shrimp. FDA is
currently evaluating those petitions, while the industry is pressuring the agency to move forward and approve the petitions.
Defense seeks emergency authority to resume anthrax vaccinations -- The Defense Department has asked the Health and Human Services Department for emergency authority to resume its anthrax vaccination program for military personnel, Government Executive has learned.
Is there a comet headed for the earth? -- Nasa scientists have been giving details of a space mission to crash a projectile into a comet, peeling away its outer skin in order to look inside.
Missile Defense Test Fails Again -- The first test in nearly two years of a multibillion-dollar U.S. antimissile shield failed on Wednesday when the interceptor missile shut down as it prepared to launch in the central Pacific, the Defense Department said.
Website to support Navy resister Pable Paredes -- Pablo Paredes has chosen to present a conscientious objection to serving in war. On Monday of this week, he chose not to join his ship in San Diego that was headed to the Persian Gulf. We would like your help in drawing national attention to his cause and message. The objections soldiers voiced directly to Rumsfeld, the resignation of the Secretary of Veteran Affairs and the overall conscientious objections of various military members is proof positive that he is not alone.
U.S. Military 'Obstructing' Medical Care in Iraq -- The U.S. military has been preventing delivery of medical care in several instances, medical staff say. Iraqi doctors at many hospitals have reported raids by coalition forces. Some of the more recent raids have been in Amiriyat al-Fallujah, about 10km to the east of Fallujah, the town to which U.S. forces have laid bloody siege. Amiriyat al-Fallujah has been the source of several reported resistance attacks on U.S. forces.
Letter from Paul Wolfowitz to restart anthrax vaccine -- "This letter is to request that you declare under section 564(b)(1) of the Federal Drug and Cosmetic Act an emergency justifying an Emergency Use Authorization for anthrax vaccine for protection against disease via inhalation exposure". Read the entire letter! (WARNING: This is a .pdf file)
Doubts Are Raised on Push for Anthrax Vaccine -- In ordering a new $877 million anthrax vaccine last month, the federal government said it was a major step toward creating a "bioshield" to protect Americans from germ warfare. But delivering that protection may be difficult: the vaccine is unproven in humans, the maker has legal and accounting troubles, and health officials are not prepared to distribute the vaccine quickly if it is needed.
More on corrupt Kerik -- Despite hours of confrontational interviews by the White House counsel, Alberto R. Gonzales, the Bush administration failed to get a full picture of the legal and ethical problems of Bernard B. Kerik, its nominee for homeland security secretary, a government official said on Tuesday.
More abuse in Iraq--Dress rehearsal -- U.S. Marines fired a pistol in a mock execution involving four young Iraqi looters and shocked another Iraqi detainee with an electric transformer until he "danced," a document made public on Tuesday showed.
Gary Webb Suicided? -- Gary Webb, a prize-winning investigative journalist whose star-crossed career was capped with a controversial newspaper series linking the CIA to the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles, died Friday of self-inflicted gunshot wounds, officials said.
N.Korea: Japan Sanctions Would Be War Declaration -- N.Korea: Japan Sanctions Would Be War Declaration -- North Korea warned Japan on Wednesday that it would treat economic sanctions as a "declaration of war" and threatened to try to exclude Tokyo from six-party talks on Pyongyang's nuclear arms programs.
More deaths in custody of U.S. troops -- The US Army acknowleged that eight prisoners have died in US military custody in Afghanistan since US-led forces toppled the Taliban regime, two more than previously disclosed. The Pentagon released a list of the death cases investigated in Afghanistan after Human Rights Watch sent a letter to US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld demanding that the United States "get serious about prosecuting people implicated in prisoner deaths and mistreatment."
Halliburton needs more of your money--feel the ring in your nose? -- Pentagon officials said they will ask the Bush administration for an additional $80 billion in emergency funding to help pay costs of the military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan, slightly higher than the $70 billion to $75 billion many on Capitol Hill had expected.
Why the patch was not approved for women -- All women should read this article.
Affidavit re: fraud in Ohio election -- On Friday, December 10 2004, Michael from TriAd called in the AM to inform us that he would be in our office in the PM on the same day. I asked him why he was visiting us. He said, "to check out your tabulator, computer, and that the attorneys will be asking some tricky questions and he wanted to go over some of the questions they maybe ask." He also added that there would be no charge for this service. Read More!
High levels of iron can kill men -- (This article can literally save the lives of many men, so please be sure to e-mail it to the men in your lives, so they could benefit from this critical information.)
What story was Gary Webb about to expose which may have provoked the CIA/FBI/Mossad combine to murder him? -- Read the entire article!
Gee, we just can't find Bin Laden -- Hunting for Osama bin Laden, the C.I.A. established a series of small, covert bases in the rugged mountain frontier of northwest Pakistan in late 2003. Mr. bin Laden, the terrorist leader, was being sheltered there by local tribesmen and foreign militants, the agency had concluded, and controlled a group of handpicked operatives dedicated to attacking the United States.
Air Travelers need to change their wardrobe -- In this era of tightened airport security, retailers are coming to the aid of the aggravated traveler, offering new products -- such as bras and shoes -- designed to get passengers through the checkpoints without the indignity of a pat-down.
Med Students Challenge Drug Companies -- The NYU chapter of the American Medical Students Association will launch the group's first "PharmFree" day this morning at Alumni residence hall, protesting the influence of the pharmaceutical industry's aggressive marketing practices on physicians.
NEW SEISMIC DATA REFUTES OFFICIAL EXPLANATION -- Two unexplained “spikes” in the seismic record from Sept. 11 indicate huge bursts of energy shook the ground beneath the World Trade Center’s twin towers immediately prior to the collapse.
9/11 Black boxes FOUND? -- A 9-11 rescue worker recently came forward to say he was told by FBI agents to "keep my mouth shut" about one of the "black boxes" a fellow firefighter helped locate at ground zero, contradicting the official story that none of the flight and cockpit data recorders were ever recovered in the wreckage of the World Trade Center (WTC) towers.
U.S. Officials Knew of AIDS Drug Risks from ABC News: AP: -- Weeks before President Bush announced a plan to protect African babies from AIDS, top U.S. health officials were warned that research on the key drug was flawed and may have underreported thousands of severe reactions including deaths, government documents show.
Retired Army colonel, 70, sent to Afghanistan - he was so sure it was an error that he ignored the postcards and telephone messages asking if he would be willing to volunteer for active duty to "backfill" somewhere on the East Coast, Europe or Hawaii. That would be OK, he thought. It would release active duty oral surgeons from those areas to go to combat zones in Iraq or Afghanistan. But then the orders came for him to go to Afghanistan.
Here we go again, another terror warning! -- Iraq-based al-Qaeda terrorist Abu Mussab al- Zarkawi is planning a terror strike of greater magnitude than the 11 September 2001 attacks in New York and Washington, according to a German newspaper report published on Monday.
Jaw dropping testimony regarding Ohio -- BREAKING UPDATE!: CLINT CURTIS 'STUNS' JUDICIARY COMM. HEARINGS IN OHIO WITH 'JAW DROPPING' SWORN TESTIMONY! Read the exclusive first-hand account of Clint Curtis' sworn testimony!!
Madrid bombing files wiped out -- Spain's former prime minister José María Aznar wiped all computer records at his office referring to the March 11 Madrid train bombings and the rest of his period of government, his successor José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero said yesterday.
US Troops Ordered To Commit War Crimes By Christopher Boll -- Thousands of families in Fallujah were reported to be in a critical humanitarian situation after U.S. forces prevented the delivery of relief supplies. An Iraq Red Crescent Society (IRCS) humanitarian aid convoy, reportedly blocked by U.S. troops for more than two weeks, was allowed to deliver aid to residents in the heart of the city on Nov. 25.
Anthrax vaccine still unproven -- Doubts Are Raised on Push for Anthrax Vaccine!
Kerik pulls out of Homeland Security -- Bernard B. Kerik, the former New York City police commissioner, abruptly withdrew his name from consideration to be President Bush's secretary of homeland security late Friday night, citing questions related to the immigration status of a former household employee.
Alejandro Mendez Needs Your Help!!! -- Please click here for details!!
Yushchenko Poisoned, Doctors Say -- Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko was the victim of dioxin poisoning and the toxin was probably administered deliberately by a "third party", his doctor in Vienna said on Saturday.
President red-faced over Kerik's nomination failure -- Former Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani had a Christmas dinner at the White House on Sunday night, and he attended with an important goal in mind: to apologize to his host for pushing Bernard B. Kerik as homeland security secretary and then watching as Mr. Kerik's nomination collapsed in legal problems and embarrassed the president of the United States. That embarrassment has put a new strain on a mutually beneficial relationship that has always been more complicated than mere friendship.
U.S.S. Cole investigator dead -- John P. O'Neill, who left the FBI last month to become chief of security for the World Trade Center, died in the collapse of the center Sept. 11. He was 49. Read This Related Article!
Gary Webb, Dead at 49 - Linked CIA to Drug Sales -- Gary Webb, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who wrote a controversial series of stories linking the CIA to crack cocaine trafficking in Los Angeles, has died at age 49.
We are from the Pentagon, we have the right to lie -- The Pentagon is engaged in bitter, high-level debate over how far it can and should go in managing or manipulating information to influence opinion abroad, senior Defense Department civilians and military officers say.
U.K. forming one world military? -- THE BLACK Watch came home from war yesterday to embrace their loved ones, mourn their dead and ponder an uncertain future for their regiment.
Bush's New World Order Coming On Fast -- President Bush has gotten four more years (almost certainly through massive vote fraud) to complete the process of setting up his NWO police state, and it is coming on fast now with the passing of Patriot Act II and a national identity card ("Your papers please!").
The Vioxx Whistleblower -- On Nov. 18, an unassuming safety researcher from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration sat down before a Senate committee and tore his bosses to shreds. "I don't represent the views of the FDA," says drug safety researcher David Graham. "I think that's pretty clear to everyone in America." The FDA, he said, had ignored warnings that the pain pill Vioxx was killing people by causing heart attacks and strokes--and he said the agency was incapable of defending the public against another drug disaster.
New Jersey Nuclear Reactor Shaking Itself Apart -- Managers of the Salem nuclear power station want to restart a troubled reactor later this month, even though New Jersey regulators have objected and an internal company report warn that flaws in a critical pump could cause an accident.
Big Brother grows another two inches -- The intelligence package that Congress approved this week includes a series of little-noticed measures that would broaden the government's power to conduct terrorism investigations, including provisions to loosen standards for FBI surveillance warrants and allow the Justice Department to more easily detain suspects without bail.
New Homeland Security Boss Made Millions On Insider Deal -- Bernard Kerik, President Bush's choice to run the Homeland Security Department, made $6.2 million by exercising stock options he received from a company that sold stun guns to the department - and seeks more business with it.
Public Notice: Your Papers Please? -- US adopts National ID: Homeland Security Now In charge of Regulations for all US States Drivers Licenses and Birth Certificates.
Draft Registration for 15-year-olds? - Insider Report - December 13, 2004 -- "There may be no ‘plans’ for a national military draft, but that hasn’t kept Louisiana from registering teenagers too young to serve in case conditions change," reported the Town Talk of Alexandria, Louisiana, on November 13. A local resident "was alarmed when his 16-year-old son had to register with the Selective Service System in order to get a driver’s license."
U.S. deserter numbers reach 5,500 -- Since the war started in Iraq, the Pentagon says 5,500 U.S. soldiers have deserted, with some of them seeking refugee status in Canada, CBS reported Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004.
Soldier sentenced to three years for killing Iraqi teen -- this case is just one among six Fort Riley soldiers charged with killings in recent months.
chief orders probe of disability rating system -- Responding to
Illinois politicians' demands for an investigation, the outgoing
Veterans Affairs secretary Friday asked his department's inspector
general to review the VA's rating system for disability claims. "This is
a bold move," Durbin said. "It's like inviting the police department in
to take a look around your apartment. I think the secretary, having
taken a look at the basic
information, understands there is a substantial problem when it comes to the way Chicago disabled vets are treated."
Homeland Security Nominee Withdraws -- One week after President Bush's nominated him to be secretary of homeland security, former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik withdrew from consideration Friday night after discovering a former household employee had a questionable immigration status.
BUSH PENTAGON MOVING TO FORCE WOMEN INTO LAND COMBAT -- The United States Army plans to force female soldiers into land combat units, despite current regulations and a law requiring prior notice to Congress. (Officials Ignoring DoD Rules, Congressional Notification Law (12/9/2004)
Army Doctors Overwhelmed by Severity, Scope of Iraq Wounded -- A shortage of surgeons to treat the wounded in Iraq has left Army medical teams in the country scrambling to handle the largest number of military casualties since the Vietnam War, the New England Journal of Medicine reports today.
He Lost an Arm in Iraq; the Army Wants Money -- After several more months, the Army is releasing the soldier. But "clearing Fort Hood," as the troops say, takes paperwork. Lots of it. He thought he'd done it all, and was getting ready to collect $4,486 in final Army pay. Then he was hit with another bomb. The Army had another tally - of money it says the soldier owed to his government. (Dec. 10, 2004 article)
Desert Storm Blows Back with a Fury -- Janyce and Arvid Brown is featured in this article. More than a dozen years after Desert Storm, Gulf War Illness’ biological factor still plagues veterans and their loved ones - a bitter harvest for our victorious forces and an ongoing tragedy for their loved ones.
How to fold a shirt CORRECTLY -- Ever wondered how to properly fold your shirts??? Check out the video that will show you how!!
CLOROX "ULTRA" BLEACH WARNING -- Have you noticed that Clorox has changed? It's now Ultra Clorox and should be avoided at all costs.
Fort Carson Halts Access For The Denver Post -- The Base Is Refusing To Give The Paper Information Because Of A Sunday Front-Page Article On Military Medical Holds.
Constitution Butchered in Winter of '04 by Alex Jones -- Never before in US history have the Congress and the President done so much to destroy the rights that make America America. A Must Read article!
Note to terrorists: The goverment is putting your list together as fast as they can -- Terror target list behind schedule - Bush administration's effort to prioritize protection is a 'joke,' congressman says.
FBI has new way of tracking you on line -- They are now able to see every click they make on the internet. Privacy advocates say this is bad, but the FBI says you will never even notice, and it won't affect the common man at all.
The DoD's excuse for no protection -- Armor Scarce for Big Trucks Transporting Cargo in Iraq.
Homeless Iraq vets showing up at shelters -- U.S. veterans from the war in Iraq are beginning to show up at homeless shelters around the country, and advocates fear they are the leading edge of a new generation of homeless vets not seen since the Vietnam era.
Understanding RFID Technology Limits By Ted Twietmeyer -- a handy REFERENCE to understanding RFID limits and the technologies involved.
World Watches Us On The Side Of The Road -- How Much Evil Will You Put Up With? Will You Wait Until It's Too Late? By Ted Twietmeyer
Donald Rumsfeld named
in $350 million class action lawsuit over aspartame -- A $350
million class action lawsuit was filed on September 15, 2004 in United
States District Court in San Francisco, California, case no: C 04 3872.
Plaintiffs maintain that this lawsuit will prove how deadly the chemical
sweetener aspartame is when consumed by humans.
Contained in the lawsuit is the key role played by current Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld in helping to get aspartame pushed through the FDA.
Disgruntled soldiers challenge defense chief over armor -- Soldier puts Rumsfeld on spot - Dec. 8: The world saw the trepidation among some U.S. soldiers in Iraq when an Army specialist asked Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld about the lack of vehicle armor.
Check out: Strange Logos and Reptilian Ads -- The title says it all...check it out!
Who is the real terrorist? -- DISCLOSURE SPEAKS: NAT'L ID MAY BE LEAST OF OUR WORRIES!!
Great News site on Natural Health, Medicine and Technology -- NewsTarget Network covering natural health, medicine and technology.
What is the Health Care Plan Delivery System ?-- The Plan would provide a fair and equitable draft of doctors, nurses, medical technicians and those with certain other health care skills if, in some future emergency, the military’s existing medical capability proved insufficient and there is a shortage of volunteers. Include women, unless directed otherwise by Congress and the President.
Who poisoned Yushchenko? -- Yushchenko before and after: smooth-faced only five months ago and pock-marked by the effects of poison (AP)-MEDICAL experts have confirmed that Viktor Yushchenko, Ukraine’s opposition leader, was poisoned in an attempt on his life during election campaigning, the doctor who supervised his treatment at an Austrian clinic said yesterday.
Get ready for strip searches at the airports! -- AGAIN AND AGAIN, TSA EMPLOYEES AT REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT -INCLUDING SUPERVISORS-TOLD US THAT PASSENGERS WERE ASKED TO REMOVE THEIR CLOTHING AND EXPOSE THEIR PRIVATE PARTS DURING SECURITY SCREENINGS-A CLEAR VIOLATION OF TSA'S OWN INTERNAL GUIDELINES-OBTAINED BY THE I-TEAM.
7 Retired Top US Military: Bush Screwed Up In Iraq -- "It's a huge strategic disaster, and it will only get worse."
Flu Pandemic is waiting to happen -- Influenza is highly contagious and has killed millions over the past century. It has traditionally moved in cycles and some scientists say a major outbreak is already overdue.
CIA warns of coming catastrophe in Iraq -- A classified cable sent by the Central Intelligence Agency's station chief in Baghdad has warned that the situation in Iraq is deteriorating and may not rebound any time soon, according to government officials.
Woman runs down boy with her SUV--over a golfball -- A woman ran over two teenage brothers after they accidentally hit her sport utility vehicle with the golf ball they were bouncing in a parking lot, officials said, leaving one of the boys with life-threatening injuries.
Eco-Terrorism--Earth Liberation Front? -- A dozen empty houses in a new Maryland subdivision that is the focus of a long-running environmental dispute were destroyed and numerous others were damaged yesterday in what officials said were more than 20 coordinated, methodically planned arsons.
VA starting to take Gulf War ills seriously -- For more than a decade, the Department of Veterans Affairs has been blaming combat stress for the mysterious ills suffered by Amedia and tens of thousands of other troops who served in the 1991 Persian Gulf War, including many from Southern Arizona. Read more!!
Vanity Fair Article on D.U. -- Is Gulf War syndrome - possibly caused by Pentagon ammunition - taking its toll on G.I.'s in Iraq?
VACCINE INGREDIENTS -- Find out about Vaccines - Manufacturer - Microbes - Antibiotics - Chemicals/Heavy Metals - Animal ByProducts!
Kerik Is Not Fit To Serve As Homeland Security Chief -- Read A few reasons why Bernard Kerik is not fit to serve as Secretary of Homeland Security.
Independent studies show cancer, nuclear power plant correlation -- Scientists should dedicate more time to studying the connection between nuclear power plants and cancer, according to authors of two recently released studies.
Depleted Uranium and Birth Defects (VERY GRAPHIC) -- Not a cheerful subject, but one that is neglected by the media!
U.S. Admits the War for 'Hearts and Minds' in Iraq is Now Lost -- THE Pentagon has admitted that the war on terror and the invasion and occupation of Iraq have increased support for al-Qaeda, made ordinary Muslims hate the US and caused a global backlash against America because of the "self-serving hypocrisy" of George W Bush’s administration over the Middle East.
United Nations Declares War On America -- "The United Nations unveiled a sweeping proposal to overhaul the organization, including the Security Council, in what would be the biggest UN reform since its founding in 1945," according to a press release posted by the Worldwide News Agency.
Eight soldiers to sue over stop-loss program -- The eight soldiers come from places scattered across the country, from this small town an hour northwest of Little Rock to cities in Arizona, New Jersey and New York. In Iraq and Kuwait, where they all work now, most of them hold different jobs in different units, miles apart. Most have never met.
Did Barbara Olson really make the phone call from Flight 77? -- Read the entire article!!
70% of Wal-Mart products from China -- The world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc, says its inventory of stock produced in China is expected to hit US$18 billion this year, keeping the annual growth rate of over 20% consistent over two years.
Get ready for strip searches at the airports! -- AGAIN AND AGAIN, TSA EMPLOYEES AT REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT -INCLUDING SUPERVISORS-TOLD US THAT PASSENGERS WERE ASKED TO REMOVE THEIR CLOTHING AND EXPOSE THEIR PRIVATE PARTS DURING SECURITY SCREENINGS-A CLEAR VIOLATION OF TSA'S OWN INTERNAL GUIDELINES-OBTAINED BY THE I-TEAM.
Warning: graphic torture of Iraqis by Navy Seals? -- Be aware, these photos are very graphic.
Evidence of The New Police State in Iraq -- The US military is drawing up plans to keep insurgents from regaining control of this battle-scarred city, but returning residents may find that the measures make Fallujah look more like a police state than the democracy they have been promised.
More on the Ukraine election -- President Leonid D. Kuchma of Ukraine said Sunday that if he were Prime Minister Viktor F. Yanukovich, the man Mr. Kuchma had selected to be his successor, he would not run in a new presidential runoff ordered by the country's Supreme Court.
At F.D.A., Strong Drug Ties and Less Monitoring -- When federal drug officials suspected in 1992 that a popular allergy pill might cause heart problems, they turned to their own scientists. Their trial confirmed the danger, and the drug was pulled from the market.
US campaign behind the turmoil in Kiev -- With their websites and stickers, their pranks and slogans aimed at banishing widespread fear of a corrupt regime, the democracy guerrillas of the Ukrainian Pora youth movement have already notched up a famous victory - whatever the outcome of the dangerous stand-off in Kiev.
VA Ups Focus on Gulf War Illness -- As thousands of soldiers from the war in Iraq stream home reporting myriad health problems, the government is now refocusing its research on illnesses among veterans from the first Persian Gulf War, over a decade ago.
Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Adversarial and Tightfisted -- In trying to weed out undeserving claims, critics say, the government has insisted on a level of proof of injury that is almost impossible to meet.
Code Name "Basketball" -- Citizens For Legitimate Government can report today an exclusive story about the Total Information Awareness program (TIA), initiated by Admiral (retired) John Poindexter.
More rats leave the ship! -- John Danforth, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and a former Republican senator from Missouri, has resigned after less than six months in the job, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday.
BTK Killer: See the red flags here? -- When a serial killer calling himself B.T.K. wrote to The Wichita Eagle in March, it was the first time he was known to have contacted anyone since the 1970's. In the months since then, he has sent several other tantalizing letters to the newspaper and the Wichita police.
Leader's Lost Looks May Have Toxic Chemical Link -- Mr Yushchenko has accused the Ukrainian authorities of poisoning him. His detractors suggested he had eaten bad sushi. Adding to the intrigue, the Austrian doctors who treated him have asked foreign experts to help determine if his symptoms may have been caused by toxins found in biological weapons.
FBI's 9/11 Translation Scandal Heats Up; Whistle-blowers Emerge -- Sibel Edmonds, who was fired from her job as a Farsi translator when she protested the way the work was being handled. Since Edmonds began speaking out, others have come forward.
Rocket fuel chemical found in water, produce -- Federal agencies detect traces of chemical across country.
Rocket fuel found in ORGANIC milk -- The government has found traces of a rocket fuel chemical in organic milk in Maryland, green leaf lettuce grown in Arizona and bottled spring water from Texas and California. What's not clear is the significance of the data, collected by the Food and Drug Administration through Aug. 19.
Harvard says "NO" to military recruiters -- Harvard Law School will once again ban military recruiters because of the Pentagon's policy on gays in the military, the school's dean announced yesterday, the day after a federal appeals court blocked enforcement of the federal law that forced schools to allow the visits.
Government may keep detainees INDEFINITELY -- Under detailed questioning by a federal judge, government lawyers asserted Wednesday the U.S. military can hold foreigners indefinitely as enemy combatants at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, even if they aided terrorists unintentionally and never fought the United States.
Troops to increase to 150,000 -- The U.S. military will boost its troops in Iraq to 150,000 this month, the highest level since the war began in March 2003, in order to improve security for scheduled Jan 30. elections, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.
Bush (43) calls for a New World Order (again) -- President Bush yesterday challenged international leaders to create a new world order, declaring pre-September 11 multilateralism outmoded and asserting that freedom from terrorism will come only through pre-emptive action against enemies of democracy.
VIOXX-The end of conventional medicine? -- The Beginning of the End for Conventional Medicine; Feds Ignore Vioxx Warnings.
Hmong man who allegedly murdered six is part of the Spirit World -- The man charged with murdering six other hunters and wounding two in Wisconsin last week is a Hmong shaman who has called on the spirit world in trances that last up to three hours, his family and friends say. The accused, Chai Soua Vang of St. Paul, seeks "the other world" when he tries to cure sick people or invoke divine protection for those who request it, said his friend and former hunting companion Ber Xiong.
Mfume leaves NAACP -- Kweisi Mfume, the president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said in a surprise announcement on Tuesday that he was stepping down because he wanted a "break" from the job he has held for nine years.
Here comes the U.N. Army -- The United Nations on Tuesday proposed the most sweeping changes in its history, recommending the overhaul of its top decision-making group, the Security Council, and holding out the possibility that it could grant legitimacy to pre-emptive military strikes.
How The Bush Gang Stole Its Third National Election in A Row -- by William Hare.
CIA Documents Show Bush Knew of 2002 Coup in Venezuela -- Newly released CIA documents show the Bush administration - at the very least - knew about the plot to overthrow Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez weeks before the April 2002 military coup. We speak with Peter Korbluh of the National Security Archive and we go to Caracas to speak with attorney Eva Golinger who obtained the documents.
Want to be a govn't guinea pig? -- In setting limits on chemicals in food and water, the Environmental Protection Agency may rely on industry tests that expose people to poisons and raise ethical questions.
Terror suspects' torture claims have Mass. link -- Most here know Hill & Plakias as a family law firm that handles real estate and civil squabbles for the residents of this Boston suburb. But the inconspicuous office above a Sovereign Bank, across from the red, white, and blue flags of a used car lot called Patriot Motors, is also the address of a shadowy company that owns a Gulfstream jet that secretly ferried two Al Qaeda suspects from Sweden to Egypt.
DEPLETED URANIUM: 56% of soldiers who served in Gulf War now have medical problems -- in the United States, the horrific, continuous use of DEPLETED URANIUM in Iraq and Afghanistan is censored. With rare exception, you read nothing about it in the papers and hear nothing about it on the TV news. In fact, DEPLETED URANIUM was selected as one of the top ten censored stories in the U.S. media last year.
No child left unmedicated -- Big Brother is on the march. A plan to subject all children to mental health screening is under way, and pharmaceutical companies are gearing up for bigger sales of psychotropic drugs.
Declaration of Independence Banned -- In the city of Cupertino, California, a fifth grade public school teacher at Stevens Creek School, Stephen Williams, has been prohibited by the principal from distributing the Declaration of Independence among other documents from the American Founding. Why? Because they mention God.
FALLUJAH NAPALMED -- US troops are secretly using outlawed napalm gas to wipe out remaining insurgents in and around Fallujah. News that President George W. Bush has sanctioned the use of napalm, a deadly cocktail of polystyrene and jet fuel banned by the United Nations in 1980, will stun governments around the world.
Money-Shifting Uproar Shakes World Jewish Congress -- The World Jewish Congress is in turmoil, two decades after the billionaire Edgar M. Bronfman Sr. rescued it from crushing debts and propelled it to remarkable successes.
U.S. should take a lesson from Ukrainians -- President Leonid D. Kuchma on Monday proposed holding a new election to end the political crisis threatening to tear the country apart, while Ukraine's Supreme Court heard complaints of electoral fraud over last week's presidential election.
Red Cross FINALLY finds detainee abuse at Guantanamo -- he International Committee of the Red Cross has charged in confidential reports to the United States government that the American military has intentionally used psychological and sometimes physical coercion "tantamount to torture" on prisoners at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
H. R. 2977 -- Space Preservation Act of 2001
Hidden Laser Printer Dots Track Your Documents By Jason Tuohey -- Next time you make a printout from your color laser printer, shine an LED flashlight beam on it and examine it closely with a magnifying glass. You might be able to see the small, scattered yellow dots printer there that could be used to trace the document back to you.
Falluja - In Memorium on Thanksgiving -- Thanksgiving day in America. The land of the 'free' and home of the 'brave', bad as things are, is in pretty good shape when it comes to what's going on with most people in much of the rest of the world.
NEW TECHNOLOGY MAKES LIGHTBULBS ETC. ABLE TO EAVESDROP -- A Must read!!
Strange Illnesses Blamed On Police Radio System -- 'We Could Be Seeing A Pandemic Of Brain Tumours In 10 Years'.
WHAT PRICE FREEDOM? - One Man's Line In The Sand
It's unconstitutional to read the Declaration of Independence in public -- In a season typified by lawsuits against manger scenes, crosses and even the words "Merry Christmas," a California case is taking the "separation of church and state" one step further - dealing with whether it's unconstitutional to read the Declaration of Independence in public school.
Colombian Rebels Solicited Assassination Attempt Against President Bush -- Colombia's main rebel group asked followers to mount an assassination attempt against President Bush during his visit to Colombia last week, Defense Minister Jorge Uribe said.
Vaccine Ingredients -- Check out the ingredients of some common vaccines. Remember, "thimerosal" is a particularly toxic form of mercury used as a preservative.
Bill Moyers Leaves PBS in the Middle of a Rebalancing Act -- Afew weeks ago, Bill Moyers, the venerable face of progressive current-affairs analysis on television, warned that the next four years were set to be a golden age for Watergate-style sleuth reporters. "I just think every time you wed the state and business together like this, you get corruption flowing like the Mississippi River," he announced on his PBS series, Now. Ironically, Moyers himself isn't sticking around to partake in the coming "bonanza for investigative journalism" he predicts.
FTC Vindicates Hulda Clark -- Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioners had signed a settlement agreement over an internet website issue involving Clark's name.
Immigrant population reaches new record--new report -- An analysis of data not yet published by the Census Bureau shows that the nation's immigrant population (legal and illegal) reached a new record of more than 34 million in March of 2004, an increase of over 4 million just since 2000.
Vitamin B-12 requires special testing -- Getting tested for vitamin B12 deficiency is extremely important; however, scientists have indicated that the standard test -- measuring blood levels -- may not be sensitive enough to detect a deficiency. Due to this insensitivity, scientists have discovered an alternative way to detect vitamin B12 deficiency.
Farmers want their own mad cow tests -- Schoenbachler says he and other ranchers would like to give their customers the assurance they want. He'd like to be able to test his entire herd to prove that it's mad cow free. But he can't, the government won't let him.
MENTAL HEALTH screening passes--Big Pharma celebrates -- An attempt by Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, to add language to the omnibus spending bill in Congress to require parental consent for any mental-health screening done to children with federal money has failed.
First U.K. impeachment in 154 years -- Tony Blair tomorrow will become the first U.K. prime minister in 156 years to face a call for an impeachment investigation as 23 lawmakers accuse him of misconduct in taking Britain to war in Iraq.
Pentagon to spy on us -- President Bush has ordered an interagency group to devise a plan that could expand the Defense Department role in covert operations that have traditionally been the specialty of the Central Intelligence Agency, administration officials said Monday.
I.D. cards for the UK -- Invoking a global threat of terrorism, the British government announced plans on Tuesday to introduce national identity cards for the first time since the World War II era. An opposition legislator said the government wanted to create a "climate of fear" in advance of elections expected next year.
Evaluation of the Patriot Act -- With the full effect of the USA Patriot Act (USAPA) on civil liberties in the United States still unknown, and without a shred of evidence that USAPA was required to help fight terrorism, the Bush Administration has been preparing a second piece of legislation. Tentatively titled the "Domestic Security Enhancement Act of 2003," it was instantly dubbed Patriot II or Son of Patriot.
HUMANITARIAN LAW GROUPS FILE RIGHTS PETITION AT OAS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES FOR ATTACKS ON HOSPITALS, CLINICS IN FALLUJA -- Los Angeles-based Humanitarian Law Project/International Educational Development (HLP/IED and San Francisco-based Association of Humanitarian Lawyers (AHL), submitted a petition to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States on behalf of "unnamed, unnumbered patients and medical staff both living and dead" at the medical facilities in Falluja.
Testing of chemicals on children -- EPA & CHEMICAL INDUSTRY TO STUDY EFFECTS OF KNOWN TOXIC CHEMICALS ON CHILDREN.
Transcript from German documentary re: 9-11 -- COMPLETE TRANSLATION OF GERMAN 9-11 TV DOCUMENTARY.
Granules that stop bleeding popular with U.S. troops -- While the Marine Corps is providing it free to every Marine headed into battle- about 109,000 packets have been distributed to Marines so far- thousands of troops also are opening their wallets to buy personal supplies of the substance, QuikClot, and tucking the packets into their rucksacks.
AN OPEN LETTER TO GEORGE BUSH -- You don’t mind if I call you George do you? When you sent me a letter offering your condolences on the death of my son, Spc. Casey Austin Sheehan, in the illegal and unjust war on Iraq, you called me Cindy, so I naturally assume we are on a first name basis...read more!
IRS records to be made available -- Democratic leaders and senators from both parties expressed outrage on Sunday about an obscure provision in the huge end-of-session spending bill that would allow the chairmen of the Appropriations Committees and their staff assistants to examine Americans' income tax returns.
Plane sent to pick up elder Bush crashes at Houston Hobby airport -- A private jet that was en route to Houston to pick up former President Bush clipped a light pole and crashed Monday as it approached Hobby Airport in thick fog, killing all three people aboard. Related Story.
The Long Story About Jim Shortt -- In October of this year, armed agents of several State, County, and Federal departments raided Jim Shortt MD's Columbia, South Carolina clinic seizing records, and everything, virtually, that wasn't bolted to the floor. A Must Read Article!
POLL: Creationism trumps Evolution -- Americans do not believe that humans evolved, and the vast majority says that even if they evolved, God guided the process. Just 13 percent say that God was not involved. But most would not substitute the teaching of creationism for the teaching of evolution in public schools.
Patriot Act II - (This will leave you speechless) -- Brief Analysis -domestic Security Enhancement Act 2003...Also Known As USA Patriot Act II - By Alex Jones
Israel Buys Another Key Piece Of Washington -- Haim Saban didn't quite literally buy it all. He just kicked in some super-big bucks and got himself a new Institute dealing with the Middle East in Washington with both his own name and that of Brookings on the door.
More than 100 U.S. deaths in Iraq for November -- Since the initial U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in March 2003, the only other month in which U.S. deaths exceeded 100 was last April, when insurgent violence flared and Marines fought fierce battles in Fallujah and Ramadi.
Ohio vote to be challenged -- Ohio’s 2004 presidential vote will be challenged as soon as next week in the state Supreme Court, a coalition of public-interest lawyers announced Friday.
U.S. questions Ukraine election? -- The United States on Monday threatened to review its relationship with Ukraine and to take punitive steps if the Ukrainian government fails to investigate allegations of fraud and abuse in its presidential election.
Mission Unaccomplished--China view says militant groups control 60% of Fallujah -- Militant groups in battle-torn Fallujah have controlled 60 percent of the central Iraqi city and surrounded dozens of US Marines in Jolan district,witnesses said Sunday.
Reports that Bush will strike Iran -- Pentagon officials are said to be discussing possible military action to neutralize Iran's nuclear weapons threat, according to a report in London's Observer.
Colin Powell pushed out for reining in Israel -- Colin Powell, the outgoing US secretary of state, was given his marching orders after telling President George W Bush that he wanted greater power to confront Israel over the stalled Middle East peace process.
DON't MISS: Former FBI and military officers call for 9-11 criminal investigation by Karl Schwarz -- Several key documents were delivered Wednesday, November 17, 2004 by one of my associates / friends to the Senior Assistant to Eliot Spitzer, Attorney General of the State of New York. Some readers may not recognize that name but Mr. Spitzer is the person responsible for levying several billion in fines against Wall Street firms for a wide variety of financial scams put forth on all Americans but he focused appropriately on what was done to citizens of New York and the Pension Fund of New York state employees.
Demand letter sent to GW Bush -- A Conservative American Demands the Truth of the President - An Open Letter
Government sues to trace documents from printers -- Next time you make a printout from your color laser printer, shine an LED flashlight beam on it and examine it closely with a magnifying glass. You might be able to see the small, scattered yellow dots printer there that could be used to trace the document back to you.
Lawsuit: 'Guantanamo on the Hudson.' -- NEW YORK A "little Guantanamo on the Hudson." That's how a New York attorney describes conditions protesters were held under during the Republican National Convention. He's filing a lawsuit against the city.
16,000 turn out at School of the Americas -- COLUMBUS, Ga. - At least 20 people were arrested Sunday while protesting a U.S.-run military school for Latin Americans, some of whose graduates they claim later committed civil rights abuses including murder.
Ex FBI/CIA Agents Ready To Blow Bush 911 Cover Story -- found was "drug trafficking, money laundering, foreign names and American names directly involved in the financing of the 9-11 attacks on WTC (World Trade Center) and the Pentagon." It was not the Saudis, folks. Americans were involved and Bush does not want you to know that. That exposes the Bush Mythology as the lie that it is.
"HUMANITARIAN LAW GROUPS FILE RIGHTS PETITION AT OAS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES FOR ATTACKS ON HOSPITALS, CLINICS IN FALLUJA -- see Embargoed Press Statement, Petition, with Title page ADD.
On The Lighter Side -- Cartoon of the Day!
Generations Of Valor -- A must see photo!!
Debating the Evidence on Gulf War Illnesses By SCOTT SHANE -- When a Department of Veterans Affairs panel produced a provocative report last week on the illnesses of veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf war, it stepped into a treacherous territory where patients' suffering meets scientists' skepticism.
Gulf War veterans sue banks, firms over chemicals -- They allege liability for ailments linked to service in 1991.
Tom DeLay is Bleeding -- Rep. Tom ("the Hammer") DeLay strengthened his hand in the House last week when the Republican caucus voted a rule change that would permit him to stay on as majority leader even if he is indicted in a Texas fund-raising probe. At the same time, DeLay is quietly raking in fresh bundles of cash from GOP colleagues and big corporate donors for another highly personal cause: paying off his mounting legal bills.
Al Thompson Indicted with Joe Bannister -- United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott and IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Roger L. Wirth announced today that a federal grand jury has returned a seventeen-count indictment charging JOSEPH BANISTER, 41, of San Jose, California and WALTER A.THOMPSON, 57, of Redding, California with multiple tax crimes.
Ingredients in cosmetics to avoid--Triclosan -- "Every day we use products that we think are safe. We assume the product has been tested and any dangerous ingredients labeled. The truth is, products are not always safe and manufacturers don’t have to tell us so....An FDA document posted on the agency’s World Wide Web home page says, "a cosmetic manufacturer may use an ingredient or raw material and market the final product without government approval."
Intelligence Bill - It will
eventually pass-this is part of the scam. --
President Bush vowed Sunday to work with Congress to revive a bill to enact major recommendations of the Sept. 11 commission, as Republican lawmakers struggled to explain why influential House Republicans blocked the bill's passage despite the president's personal last-minute lobbying.
High levels of radioactive pollution seen in the south -- Iraqi environmental scientists investigating radioactive pollution around the southern city of Basra are finding alarmingly high levels of radiation left by the use of depleted uranium (DU) in recent wars.
Outsourcing Of Jobs Is Accelerating In U.S -- Job movement overseas "is absolutely accelerating, and it's changing in its nature," said Kate Bronfenbrenner, a professor in Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations, who prepared the report for the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
Should Canada Indict Bush? -- When U.S. President George W. Bush arrives in Ottawa - probably later this year - should he be welcomed? Or should he be charged with war crimes?
Raging Grannies -- Look Out Ottawa and Martin/Bush!
"Virus" vaccines could create new, worse diseases -- two recent studies warn that such vaccines, intended to prevent disease, may end up creating new and more dangerous ones.
How I Stole Your Election By George W. Bush -- The first thing I did to steal your election was to make friends with ALL the manufacturers and code-verifyers of the Electronic Voting Machines. They were really nice, especially Diebold who gave me $600,000 for my campaign. Wow, thanks dude!
93,136 EXTRA Votes -- Cuyahoga county that had less than 1,000 voters, and gave Bush almost 4,000 extra votes. But that turns out to be only the tip of a very ugly iceberg.
APOCALYPSE COW -- is a two-part story about Mad Cow Disease - a rare brain disorder of cattle that has the ability to jump species.
VOTE FRAUD AND THE BANKRUPTCY OF THE UNITED STATES -- In summary, the combined state and federal debt of the United States now stands at $14 trillion. The United States, the world's largest creditor nation when Ronald Reagan took office, is now the world's largest debtor nation.
VOTE COMING ON FORCED MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING By Devvy -- Congressman Ron Paul is attempting to include language in another massive government spending bill that would require parental notification regarding Bush's attempt to force mental health screening on all children in this country.
No Charges In Iraq Photo Flap -- Image Purportedly Shows Marine Mocking Two Children.
"We appear Evil" Google report -- how many requests for depleted uranium??
Weird Blood Infection in Iraq War Troops -- An expectedly high number of U.S. soldiers injured in the Middle East and Afghanistan are testing positive for a rare, hard-to-treat blood infection in military hospitals, Army doctors reported on Thursday. Related article (click link)
9/11 Whistleblower Kevin Ryan Fired -- Kevin Ryan, site manager
of the Environmental Health Laboratories (Underwriters Laboratories),
was fired today by the parent company, Underwriters Laboratories,
apparently for writing a letter questioning certain common theories of
the Twin Towers collapses to the leader of the U.S. government NIST team
researching the World Trade Center events..." Read the article below
to learn more about this situation....
The collapse of the WTC by Kevin Ryan, Underwriters Laboratories -- Read The following letter that was sent today by Kevin Ryan of Underwriters Laboratories to Frank Gayle of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Underwriters Laboratories is the company that certified the steel components used in the construction of the World Trade Center towers. The information in this letter is of great importance.
Lawmaker tries to block mental-health screening -- Rep. Paul offers language to require parental consent for evaluating kids.
Who is the Southern Poverty Law Center and What is Their Role in the Campaign Against Prop. 200? -- To date, no organization advancing the case for reduced immigration is viewed by the SPLC as a "legitimate" organization-not one!
You Have Papers? by Craig Roberts -- I refuse to fly anymore. I refuse to be treated like a criminal. And I'm not the only one. Because of the treatment of passengers at our airports by the agents of the Transportation Security Administration, many Americans now refuse to fly if they can drive, or simply decide to stay home.
Diebold settles with California -- A maker of touch-screen voting machines has agreed to pay $2.6 million to settle a lawsuit with California, company and state officials announced. Diebold officials reached the settlement agreement on behalf of its subsidiary, Diebold Election Systems.
Gulf War Illness/Syndrome - Lord Lloyd --AN independent inquiry into Gulf War illnesses today called on the Ministry of Defence finally to accept that thousands of veterans had suffered ill health as a result of the 1991 conflict. The inquiry headed by the former law lord Lord Lloyd of Berwick said there was "every reason" to accept the existence of a "Gulf War syndrome".
Note the UN Blue airplane and UN Blue tie -- The New UN Air Force One.
Fascinating and well done flash presentation of the crash at the Pentagon -- It takes awhile to load but is well worth the wait.
New ADL / SPLC attack on militias -- home-grown terrorists have been steadily plotting and carrying out attacks in unrelated incidents across the nation, according to federal authorities and two organizations that monitor hate groups.
Wacky California Considers by-the-Mile Driving Tax -- the state's Department of Motor Vehicles chief wants to tax drivers for every mile they drive.
Pentagon Bans Boy Scouts -- The Pentagon has agreed to warn military bases worldwide not to directly sponsor Boy Scout troops, partially resolving claims that the government has engaged in religious discrimination by supporting a group that requires members to believe in God.
America's Changing Position on Gulf War Syndrome -- According to a report, there is a substantial amount of Gulf war veterans who are ill with multi-system conditions that cannot be attributed to wartime stress or psychiatric illness. Finally!!!
Concise report on UN railcar activity / concentration camps -- IN SHORT: Bush and Cheney have been shown to have ties to KCS, Union Pacific, Trinity Rail Car, The Chamberlain Group, and The Greenbrier Companies, after only a small amount of internet research. Imagine what you could learn if you followed up on this.
Critics raise questions on flu shots -- Of the 36,000 who die from influenza, 90 percent are older than 65. Within that group, those who are 85 and older are a "substantial" percentage of that total, according to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
For the First Time Since Vietnam, the Army Prints a Guide to Fighting Insurgents -- For the first time in decades, the Army has issued a field guide to counterinsurgency warfare, an acknowledgment that the kind of fighting under way in Iraq may become more common in the years ahead. Follow the links on this article to get to the new field manual (they are .pdf files.)
Condoleezza Rice, presidential confidant and family friend, could make life easier for Bush -- The choice of Colin Powell's replacement says a lot about the Bush administration's plans for its second-term foreign policy. Condoleezza Rice is first and foremost a loyal Bush acolyte, almost part of the family, and will be far less likely than Mr Powell to argue against presidential instinct.
Former G.I.s Ordered to War, Fight Not to Go -- The Army has encountered resistance from more than 2,000 former soldiers it has ordered back to military work, complicating its efforts to fill gaps in the regular troops.
Anthrax vaccine blamed for illness -- A new book by Gary Matsumoto suggests many soldiers immunized against anthrax during the 1991 Gulf War and since are suffering auto-immune diseases after receiving an illegal chemical adjuvant -- a chemical designed to boost the immune system -- called squalene. The Pentagon adamantly disagrees and insists that the vaccine is safe.
The Secrets of Why Vaccines Are Good Business for Drug Makers -- Vaccines have proven to be highly profitable for drug makers. However, the money made in the vaccine business is not entirely "kosher," to say the least. It seems that drug companies have adopted several tactics to rake in the dough.
Religious fanaticism DNA decoded -- "God genes" are responsible for creating religious fanatics, says new scientific research - much to the chagrin of church representatives.
Russia Claims U.S. Spy Plane Spotted Near Black Sea Border -- A U.S. surveillance plane making a flight near Russia’s Black Sea coast turned back after Russia sent a fighter jet to investigate, Russia’s Air Force spokesman said Tuesday.
Cat Stevens wins Italian peace award ("Man of Peace Award.") -- But just can't fly in the US....!
LOST MEDICAL RECORDS -- many GW vets are coming forth to say there are missing GW records from DOD and VA.
Iraqi farmers aren't celebrating -- A new report by GRAIN and Focus on the Global South has found that new legislation in Iraq has been carefully put in place by the US that prevents farmers from saving their seeds and effectively hands over the seed market to transnational corporations.
New Bill in Congress Targets Teachers -- New Bill in Congress Targets Teachers Who Dare to Question US Support for Israel.
DOD eases into admitting negligence!! -- Report Links Exposures To Gulf War Syndrome By THOMAS D. WILLIAMS-Courant Staff Writer.
Food Allergy Vaccine -- It won't keep you from catching chickenpox, but a new vaccine developed by a Stanford-led research team could one day enable millions of food allergy sufferers to fearlessly bite into a peanut butter sandwich. Tested in dogs thus far, the vaccine curbs allergic reactions to peanuts, milk and wheat.
Warning Links Dryvax, Heart Inflammation -- Healthy adults given Dryvax vaccine suffered acute myopericarditis - inflammation of the heart and its surrounding sac - says the warning approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Dollar's Decline Is Reverberating -- Foreigners have been regularly buying nearly half of all debt issued by the U.S. government. On Sept. 9, for the first time that anyone could remember, they stayed home.
"Let Them Drink Sand!" by Alex Cockburn -- War Crimes in Fallujah; Residents of Fallujah have told the UN's Integrated Regional Information Networks that 'they had no food or clean water and did not have time o store enough to hold out through the impending battle' .
A Mother's Battle Against Toxic Anthrax Vaccine -- Lori Greenleaf of Morrison says she’s pleased a judge halted military anthrax vaccinations last month but worries about those already adversely affected.
US planning To Recruit One In 24 Americans As Citizen Spies -- The Bush Administration aims to recruit millions of United States citizens as domestic informants in a program likely to alarm civil liberties groups.
WHO Meeting Warns of Flu Pandemic -- Experts Say Countries Have Not Done Enough to Prevent the Spread of Virus.
V.A. decides maybe Gulf War vets don't have mental problems -- The government will spend $15 million over the next year for research on the illnesses of veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf war, the secretary of veterans affairs, Anthony J. Principi, announced Friday. He said it would concentrate on the role of neurotoxins, and not the stress and psychological conditions often implicated as a cause of the veterans' health complaints.
Killer virus "recreated?" in lab -- A US team added two genes from a sample of the 1918 virus to a modern strain known to have no effect on mice. Animals exposed to this composite were dying within days of symptoms similar to those found in human victims of the 1918 pandemic.
Remember Chrion? They are being rewarded -- Chrion: Contract awarded to develop vaccine against H9N2 avian influenza.
Another we told you so -- Fort Bragg Troops Train For Homeland Security Mission.
Homeless Vets overload system -- System struggles with volumes of down-and-out Vets--and there may be another generation coming!
Wal-Mart is Tracking YOU! -- HURRICANE FRANCES was on its way, barreling across the Caribbean, threatening a direct hit on Florida's Atlantic coast. Residents made for higher ground, but far away, in Bentonville, Ark., executives at Wal-Mart Stores decided that the situation offered a great opportunity for one of their newest data-driven weapons, something that the company calls predictive technology.
EPA suspends study on Kids and Pesticides -- The Environmental Protection Agency has suspended a controversial study aimed at exploring how infants and toddlers absorb pesticides and other household chemicals, officials said yesterday.
Allawi called a criminal -- "One story the press doesn't touch is this criminal -- this straw man that's been put in -- Allawi, this ridiculous figure that we've installed as the prime minister," Hersh said. "To keep him in power, we've exponentially increased the bombing".
U.S. illegally transferring prisoners out of Iraq -- US intelligence officials have transferred detainees out of Iraq for interrogation, a move that experts say violates international law.
U.S. approves drilling in Alaska -- The U.S. Interior Department on Friday gave final approval to a plan by ConocoPhillips and partner Anadarko Petroleum Corp. to develop five tracts around the oil-rich Alpine field on Alaska's North Slope.
CIA plans to purge its agency -- Sources say White House has ordered new chief to eliminate officers who were disloyal to Bush.
NAFTA on steroids: NO BORDERS? -- Meet NAFTA on steroids...New U.S.-Mexico-Canada security plan would virtually eliminate national borders.
New pilotless plane will beat speed barriers -- NASA aims to bust new speed barriers in test flight Monday. NASA will conduct the final and fastest test flight of its pilotless X-43A hypersonic research aircraft, aiming to send it zooming across the Pacific Ocean at about 10 times the speed of sound -- almost 3.2 kilometers per second.
Time Magazine reports nukes into Mexico and USA -- A key al-Qaeda operative seized in Pakistan recently offered an alarming account of the group's potential plans to target the U.S. with weapons of mass destruction, senior U.S. security officials tell TIME.
Medication bottles to have RFID's. -- The Food and Drug Administration and several major drug makers are expected to announce initiatives today that will put tiny radio antennas on the labels of millions of medicine bottles to combat counterfeiting and fraud.
Was smoking marijuana worth his death? -- D.C. Jail Stay Ends in Death For Quadriplegic Md. Man...Care Provided by Hospital, Corrections Dept. in Question.
Dead Animals to Human -- How dead animals dumped in HP Shipyard lead to cancerous human breasts.
U.S. use of depleted uranium under fire, KING 5 News Special Report -- So, what happens when U.S. Troops are forced to march through the D.U. dust that's left on the ground? Or get hit by friendly fire? Some vets say it made them sick. The Pentagon disputes that.
Gulf war panel wants toxins studied -- By SUZANNE GAMBOA, The Associated Press. The committee said the VA should allocate $15 million in each of the next four years for a gulf war illness research program.
"We're committing genocide in Iraq" -- American soldiers returning from Iraq who have become outspoken opponents of the war.
Architect of Abu Ghraib Torture is Bush's Pick for Attorney General -- So now, the chief law enforcement officer in the country is going to be the individual who advised Ashcroft that torture was okay and came up with the enemy combatant designation to strip Americans of their rights.
Alberto Gonzales: Record Of Injustice -- Being less of a right-winger than John Ashcroft doesn't mean Gonzales is the right person to oversee the cause of justice and democracy as the nation's top lawyer. The Center for American Progress reminds us that in a memo condoning torture, Gonzales referred to the Geneva Conventions as "quaint"—and he even did some consulting for Enron.
Diebold Pays $2.6 Million In CA Voting Machine Fraud -- Diebold Inc. agreed to a $2.6 million settlement over allegations it sold the state faulty touch-screen voting machines, Attorney General Bill Lockyer said Wednesday.
Foster Kids on Mind-Altering Drugs? -- Why would a child as young as 3 ever be on mind-altering drugs? Many of these children are barely in kindergarten. Some are mere toddlers.
Woman tortures autistic children -- A 48-year-old teacher in Seminole County, Fla., is accused of torturing her autistic students, including allegedly rubbing a child's face in vomit and slamming another child's head so hard that he lost his front teeth, according to Local 6 News.
The propaganda story of Vitamin E -- New Reason Not To Overdo Vitamin E. According to a new study's findings.
Mysterious poison gas used in Fallujah, residents claim -- US troops are reportedly using chemical weapons and poisonous gas in its large-scale offensive on the Iraqi resistance bastion of Fallujah, a grim reminder of Saddam Hussein’s alleged gassing of the Kurds in 1988.
More Oil Fraud -- How California’s energy scam was inextricably linked to a war for oil scheme.
18 U.S. troops killed -- Eighteen U.S. troops and five Iraqi government soldiers have been killed in action since the start of the assault on Fallujah, the U.S. commander of the operation said Thursday.
A Complete directory of newspapers and other news sources on the internet -- The ultimate list of world-wide news links, including thousands of news sites from the United States.
FEDS TO REQUIRE ELECTRONIC DATA RECORDERS IN ALL AUTOS -- Some safety and privacy experts are reacting with apprehension, others with all out condemnation over a recent ruling by the National Transportation Safety Board to require electronic data recorders or "black boxes" in all new cars manufactured in the United States.
Veterans Day article by VFP (Veterans For Peace) member -- written by Ed Hein, Chapter 100, VFP.
Incarcerated veterans often face service-related illnesses -- Thousands of California vets will celebrate Veterans Day on Thursday from behind prison walls. There they often face service-related health problems beyond those of other inmates.
DUTY, HONOR, BETRAYAL: How U.S. turned its back on poisoned WWII vets -- As enlisted men, they were the military's lab rats.
Veterans kept the military's secret, some until death -- After chemical tests revealed, redress promised.
Marines turn to God -- With US forces massing outside Fallujah, 35 marines swayed to Christian rock music and asked Jesus Christ to protect them in what could be the biggest battle since American troops invaded Iraq last year.
Press Release For Dissemination - Mark Zaid & Lou Michels -- Defense Department Embarks On Disinformation Campaign Concerning Anthrax Vaccination Program.
Vets Return With No Healthcare -- After spending months in a war zone, many of the 170,000 soldiers who've returned home are struggling with their transition back to civilian life - from coping with a maze of red tape and contradictory messages on healthcare to finding affordable housing and jobs with adequate incomes to accessing disability payments.
Homeland Security Arrests Veteran for Complaining Too Much -- Now complaining too much can get you arrested by Homeland Security. The veteran arrested in the article, Dr. Tennant, a Bettendorf chiropractor, was arrested in front of his family for calling the VA too many times. He did jail time for the offense of "harassing."
A view of the US election from Japan -- by Yumi Kikuchi
Oil Drilling in Alaska (ANWR) Could Pass in New Congress -- U.S. Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham said on Wednesday he was optimistic the new Congress would vote next year to allow oil drilling in an Alaskan wildlife refuge.
Brussels says no member state can prohibit GM crops -- Ireland will not be able to ban growing genetically modified (GM) crops within its boundaries, the EU Commission has warned.
Boston hotel successfully using iris recognition -- Nine Zero first got attention with its iris scanners back during the Democratic National Convention. They were installed shortly before to ease the security concerns of DNC attendees staying at the Boston hotel.
Bush Nominates His Top Counsel for Justice Post -- President Bush on Wednesday nominated Alberto R. Gonzales, the White House counsel and a longtime political loyalist, to be his next attorney general.
State for Palestinians and Peace With Israel Left Unrealized -- Yasir Arafat, the Palestinian leader, died early Thursday morning in a Paris hospital, a French military spokesman announced.
US Troops Reportedly Gassing Fallujah -- "The US occupation troops are gassing resistance fighters and confronting them with internationally-banned chemical weapons," resistance sources told Al-Quds Press Wednesday, November 10.
Tanks appear at California demonstration -- What were first reported to be tanks and now identified as Marine APCs showed up at an anti-war protest in front of the federal building in Westwood.
New issue being debated on CNN -- Picture yourself and your fiance, looking forward to your future together, full of hope and enthusiasm, eagerly awaiting filling out the forms so you can get a marriage license. If you are in Louisiana, you have one more decision to make. Will you opt for a traditional marriage or a covenant marriage? What's the difference? Find out at the above link!!
Weekend Warriors No More -- Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Thomas Hall said in an interview Nov. 4, today's reservists and guardsmen are nearly full- time participants in the war on terror.
CHILLING COSTS OF ILLEGAL ALIEN MIGRATION -- Illegal aliens displaced American workers at a cost in excess of $133 billion dollars last year according to Harvard Professor George Borjas. Reaching reach like an octopus into every aspect of our lives.
Firefox, Microsoft's Worst Nightmare -- Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) has some serious competition, as the free open-source browser Firefox version 1.0 that was released yesterday, may take over the Web.
Major change in Iraqi govn't -- Sunni back out -- In the first major political backlash over the assault on Falluja, the country's most prominent Sunni political party said Tuesday that it was withdrawing from the interim Iraqi government, while the leading group of Sunni clerics called for Iraqis to boycott the nationwide elections scheduled for early next year.
Polarizing Holland -- Anger percolated through the crowd gathered Tuesday night outside the funeral for the Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh, who was killed a week ago on an Amsterdam street by a man the police described as a Muslim extremist.
Ashcroft gone but don't breathe a sigh of release -- In his letter of resignation, Mr. Ashcroft indicated that he would stay in the job to ensure a smooth transition until his successor was nominated and confirmed.
Wal-Mart's Next Victims -- For fiscal 2005, Wal-Mart plans to add 310 new stores and 30 new Sam's Clubs, to its stable of 3,625 locations. Look out specialty stores!!!
The Draft Is Coming (Nov. 5, 2004 article) -- Reinstatement of the draft is imminent, war correspondent and author Christopher Hedges told a crowd of more than 120 students and residents yesterday at Manhattanville College.
Jet Strafes N.J. School With Ammunition -- A National Guard F-16 fighter jet on a nighttime training mission strafed an elementary school with 25 rounds of ammunition, authorities said Thursday. Fortunately...No one was injured.
Justice Dept. and S.E.C. Investigating Merck Drug -- Federal prosecutors and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating Merck & Company in connection with Vioxx, the painkiller that was withdrawn from the market in late September because it increased the risk of heart attacks in long-term users.
U.S. Judge Halts War-Crime Trial at Guantánamo -- A federal judge ruled Monday that President Bush had both overstepped his constitutional bounds and improperly brushed aside the Geneva Conventions in establishing military commissions to try detainees at the United States naval base here as war criminals.
Urban warfare in Iraq referred to as "TEXTBOOK." (get ready) -- Perhaps strangest of all, the American troops brought in their own "psyops" trucks - for psychological operations - and blared sounds that created a nightmarish duet with the mosques: old AC/DC songs, something that sounded like a sonar ping, the cavalry charge.
JIMMY WALTER IN NEW YORK TIMES 11/8 -- A Hidden Story Behind Sept. 11? One Man's Ad Campaign Says So.
Thank You America For Re-electing President Bush by Pastor Mike -- Thanks to all Americans who re-elected President George W. Bush, so he can continue in his daddies’ footsteps. NOT! (very graphic!!)
US inspectors knew of problems at UK flu vaccine maker in '99 -- A report in Monday's Kansas City Star newspaper says US inspectors knew five years ago there were contamination problems at a British plant that makes american flu vaccines.
Clogged VA delays Iraq vets' care -- Growing U.S. backlog holds up treatment and disability claims for up to six months.
Study: 100,000 Excess Civilian Iraqi Deaths Since War -- Tens of thousands of Iraqis have been killed in violence since the U.S.-led invasion last year, American public health experts have calculated in a report that estimates there were 100,000 "excess deaths" in 18 months.
Exit Iraq By Robert Kuttner -- Prominent critics of the war are counseling an early withdrawal. The Cato Institute, a prominent conservative and libertarian think tank, advocates a U.S. pullout.
IAHF ANNOUNCES HEALTH FREEDOM SUMMIT Meeting IN SAN DIEGO NOV 19th -- Its going to be DO OR DIE time for the dietary supplement industry in the coming year.
Here comes the FDA Police -- FDA Announces Major Initiatives for Dietary Supplements.
Allegations of vote fraud surfacing -- Within parts of the U.S. progressive community there is already widespread concern that electronic voting fraud may provide an explanation for the astonishing 8 million vote gain made by George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential U.S. election.
Vioxx troubles traced back to 2000 -- An arthritis drug should have been taken off the market years before it was finally withdrawn, say researchers.
Defense stocks surge after Bush victory--Follow the money trail -- Defense stocks jumped higher Wednesday in what one analyst called a "relief rally" following President Bush's re-election.
There is NO Gulf War Illness -- No Gulf War Syndrome, Insists MoD!
No Fault for GW illness --Gulf War Syndrome Paper 'Will Not Attribute Blame'.
Canada gets broad emergency powers -- Ontario's premier and cabinet would be given extensive powers in emergencies to control the movement of people, to requisition property and supplies and to order actions by employees of the provincial and municipal governments under new legislation introduced yesterday.
Living for Today, Locked in a Paralyzed Body -- Ten years of living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or A.L.S., a progressive, paralyzing disease, have stilled nearly every muscle; he types with twitches of his cheek, detected by a sensor clipped to his glasses.
US in U-turn over Gulf war syndrome -- According to leaks of a report, which is due to be released next week by the US Department of Veterans Affairs’ Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses, "a substantial proportion of Gulf war veterans are ill with multisystem conditions not explained by wartime stress or psychiatric illness".
Air Force report calls for $7.5M to study psychic teleportation -- Star Trek fans may be happy to hear that the Air Force has paid to study psychic teleportation.
Marines turn to God ahead of anticipated Fallujah battle -- With US forces massing outside Fallujah, 35 marines swayed to Christian rock music and asked Jesus Christ to protect them in what could be the biggest battle since American troops invaded Iraq last year.
Jenkins gets 30 days in jail, dishonorable discharge -- Jenkins told the court-martial he deserted to avoid dangerous duty on the Korean Peninsula and in Vietnam.
Police Stun Gun Kills Texas Man -- A man suspected of trying to illegally hook up electrical service died after police shocked him with a stun gun when he was found hiding at an apartment complex, authorities said.
Florence Movie and Filmmakers Blocked at Border -- Despite a capacity audience, the Wednesday, Florence, Oregon, Citizens' Democracy Watch library film screening of the "Fourth World War" was changed because the film and directors were held over at the Canadian Border.
Are you 501C3? -- IRS: Churches can't pray for Bush victory...Ruling says tax-exempt groups prohibited from asking God to intervene.
U.S. Soldiers Describe Looting of Iraq Explosives -- Iraqis piled high-grade material from a key site into trucks in the weeks after Baghdad fell, four U.S. reservists and guardsmen say.
100.000 IRAQI DEATHS ! WORLD WIDE PETITION AGAINST THE ESCALATION! -- A survey of deaths in Iraqi households estimates that as many as 100,000 more people may have died throughout the country in the 18 months after the U.S. invasion than would be expected based on the death rate before the war.
The war on Iraq has made moral cowards of us all -- More than 100,000 Iraqis have died - and where is our shame and rage?
Chuck Baldwin's Nov. 5 Food for Thought from the Chuck Wagon -- Christians And Conservatives Can Go Back To Sleep Now, Because The Boogey Man Is Gone By Chuck Baldwin.
ONE MONTH until thousands gather to CLOSE THE SOA! -- On Friday, October 15, 2004, the court ruled unanimously that the Columbus City search policy at the SOA (Schools of the Americas) Watch protest site violates the First and Fourth Amendments to the Constitution, and that protesters may not be required to pass through metal detectors to enter the rally site.
Mary Kelly, Her Axe and a US Navy 737 -- Peace activist Mary Kelly has been convicted of criminal damage to a US Navy 737 at Ireland's Shannon Airport -- after the jury wasn't allowed to hear evidence that she carried out her act "with lawful excuse". Sentencing has been deferred for a week.
Ashcroft Expected to Resign -- Attorney General John Ashcroft is likely to leave his post before the start of President Bush's second term, senior aides said Thursday.
On Election Eve, Sept. 11 Doubters Surface -- Groups Launch Ad Campaign, Request for Criminal Investigation.
Trade Towers Rescue Hero Files 9-11 RICO Suit -- Bush & Company Slammed With Another 9-11 Lawsuit.
Ohio with negative 25,000 votes? -- Turns out one county in Ohio, equipped with electronic voting machines, reported NEGATIVE 25,000 votes. That’s what at least one election official in Ohio said. The votes from that County are lost. Not counted. GONE!
Flu vaccine to be given under the skin? -- It may be possible to stretch the supply of flu vaccine by giving some people reduced doses that are injected into the skin instead of the usual site, a muscle, researchers are reporting.
Another coalition force pulls out!!! -- Hungary announced Wednesday that it would withdraw its 300 troops from Iraq, becoming the latest country in United States-led coalition to bow to public pressure and prepare to bring its soldiers home.
Is the MONDEX card just around the corner? -- Are you ready to "Get Chipped"?
Nonlethal Weapons * Consumer Complaints -- 1997 report from the Institute for National Security Studies - part of the US Air Force Academy - lists dozens of "nonlethal weapons," many of which are very obscure. It was retrieved from the extensive Defense Technical Information Center website. Check it out.
Bear in mind-Wash DC is BROKE -- Among comments not released until Monday, Bin Laden said: "We are continuing this policy in bleeding America to the point of bankruptcy," adding it was "easy for us to provoke and bait this administration."
UN monitors get cold reception -- Four international election observers got less than a Chamber of Commerce welcome Monday when they visited a Bush-Cheney campaign office in Orlando.
Homeland Security Agents Visit Toy Store -- Toy store owner taken aback by a mysterious phone call from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to her small store in this quiet Columbia River town just north of Portland.
Vaccine contents -- Recommendations for Influenza Vaccine Composition.
Thimerosal & serratia-contaminated flu vaccine -- Flu Vaccine Shortage - Thimerosal to Blame?
Judge in Terri Schiavo Case Extends Feeding Tube Removal Delay Indefinitely -- A local judge has indefinitely extended a stay preventing her estranged husband from taking her life.
Pesticide experimentation on children!! -- EPA Plan to Study Pesticides' Effect on Kids Spurs Backlash Within Agency.
The World Health Organization's Pandemic (fear) Plan!! -- WHO has developed an Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Plan!
Hungary in crisis as paprika banned -- On Wednesday, Health Minister Jeno Racz said government checks had found that paprika stored in warehouses contained high levels of aflatoxin, a material that could damage the human liver and the immune system and may cause cancer.
Bush TV ad pulled over doctored crowd scene -- The election ad showed President Bush addressing the Republican National Convention before cutting to a photograph of a group of soldiers at a rally in New York. But the liberal weblog, DailyKos, showed that the same faces appeared several times in several different places within the same crowd shot.
100,000 Excess Iraqi Deaths Since War -- Deaths of Iraqis have soared to 100,000 above normal since the Iraq war mainly due violence and many of the victims have been women and children, public health experts from the United States said Thursday.
Secret Entry Code Found in Diebold AccuVote Units -- Don't worry though, Electronic voting will be honest......???
Four Health Stories - Criminal -- And these things are approved by the FDA, our safe guardians for health.....Interesting reading!
Parents of D.C. Students Without Shots Sent to Court -- District parents and guardians who failed to prove that their children had been properly immunized this school year got more than a summons to the principal's office: They were ordered to appear in court.
Transcript of bin Laden statement --Trail of Terror? What a joke, A FAKE INDEED!!!
UH-OH Church --Here comes the IRS -- About 60 charities, churches and other tax-exempt groups are being investigated for potentially breaking federal rules that bar them from participating in political activity, the Internal Revenue Service said Friday.
Is this DU that is burning so brightly? -- More Depleted Uranium information.
Colin Powell Believes U.S. is Losing Iraq War -- Secretary of State Colin Powell has privately confided to friends in recent weeks that the Iraqi insurgents are winning the war, according to Newsweek. The insurgents have succeeded in infiltrating Iraqi forces "from top to bottom," a senior Iraqi official tells Newsweek in tomorrow’s issue of the magazine, "from decision making to the lower levels."
"Ballad of the Well-Wasted Vote" -- Check it out!
Cronkite accuses Rove of Bin Laden tape -- Former CBSNEWS anchorman Walter Cronkite believes Bush adviser Karl Rove is possibly behind the new Bin Laden tape.
"Ten USS Cole bombers escape" - submission -- The capture and conviction of the Cole bombers took almost four years. This year, sources reported that Yemen’s former Interior Minister had protected some of the attackers ("Yemen’s former Interior Minister Implicated in USS Cole Attack," Houston Chronicle August 27, 2004). None of this made the news, dominated by the bin Laden videotape.
Tomatoes $3.00 a pound -- fresh tomatoes are suddenly in short supply. Blame hurricanes in Florida, heavy rains in California and even a crop-eating bug in Mexico. The vegetable (before writing to tell us it's a fruit, please read on) can be found at the supermarket, but for as much as $3 a pound. Elsewhere, it may go missing entirely.
States Are Battling Against Wal-Mart Over Health Care -- Wal-Mart finds itself under attack for what critics see as its miserly approach to employee health care, which they say is forcing too many of its workers and their families into state insurance programs or making them rely on charity care by hospitals.
GIs Still Lack Armor, Radios, Bullets -- Two weeks ago, a group of Army reservists in Iraq refused a direct order to go on a dangerous operation to re-supply another unit with jet fuel. But the 343rd isn't the first outfit to be put in harm's way without proper equipment, and commanders in Iraq acknowledged that the unit's concerns were legitimate, even if their mutiny was not.
The Power Hour called this one first!! -- Tainted Flu Vaccine Could Have Been A Health Nightmare. What is known is that the bacteria that ruined the stockpile of vaccine produced by Chiron Corp. was used in a secret germ-warfare experiment in the Bay Area conducted by the Army and was tied to three deaths in Contra Costa County in 2001. Read this Additional Article. A Must Read!!!
Pentagon suppresses details of civilian casualties, says expert. -- The Pentagon is collecting figures on local casualties in Iraq, contrary to its public claims, but the results are classified, according to one of the authors of an independent study which reported last week that the war has killed at least 100,000 Iraqis.
US Soldier in Iraq - "Everything is dead wrong" -- "All we are doing here is treading water, and at this rate we can't keep afloat much longer. I'm just a simple man, but I can see that everything this administration has done with Iraq has been dead wrong."
USA Today Article Attacking DSHEA ( Dietary Supplement Health and
Education Act) -- Lax rules let supplements lurk as health
IAHF's Response (International Advocates for Health Freedom) and how we can help...Let's BURY THEM with email....Click this link!!
Kerry tied to '666'? -- Images of Democrat in Iowa show 'beastly' number all over TV screen.
WHAT IS IN VACCINES? -- On the following pages, a discussion of preservatives, the use of thimerosal as a preservative, guidelines on exposure to organomercurials (primarily methylmercury), thimerosal toxicity, recent and future FDA actions, and the conclusions of the Institute of Medicine’s most recent review of thimerosal in vaccines are presented.
FBI probes Halliburton's Pentagon contracts -- The FBI has begun investigating whether the Pentagon improperly awarded no-bid contracts to Halliburton Co., seeking an interview with a top Army contracting officer and collecting documents from several government offices.
Why Christians Should Not Vote for George W. Bush -- Bush's abortion stand, and other issues. (4 parts well documented)
843 ex-soldiers fail to report for Army duty -- More than 800 former soldiers have failed to comply with Army orders to get back in uniform and report for duty in Iraq or Afghanistan, the Army said Friday.
FEMA CONCENTRATION CAMPS: -- Locations and Executive Orders (There over 800 prison camps in the United States, all fully operational and ready to receive prisoners).
Concentration Camps in America - Are They for You? -- Congressional Document from 1997.
Vaccines ARE moneymakers!!! -- As the nation tries to comprehend this year's shortage of flu vaccine, many experts have explained that the vaccines business holds little allure for drug companies, because of low prices, strict regulations and uncertain demand.
IRS to investigate NAACP -- The IRS has begun reviewing the tax-exempt status of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, citing concerns over a speech given by its chairman, Julian Bond, at its annual convention last July in Philadelphia.
Another disgusting torture story. The lowering of the bar -- The Navy dropped criminal charges this week against one of seven commandos accused of mistreating prisoners in Iraq, a spokesman for the Naval Special Warfare Command said yesterday.
Video Shows G.I.'s at Weapon Cache -- The tape, broadcast on Wednesday night by the ABC affiliate in Minneapolis, appeared to confirm a warning given earlier this month to the agency by Iraqi officials, who said that hundreds of tons of high-grade explosives, powerful enough to bring down buildings or detonate nuclear weapons, had vanished from the site after the invasion of Iraq.
THE REVOLUTION IN MILITARY AFFAIRS AND CONFLICT SHORT OF WAR -- Technology designed specifically for conflict short of war, especially psychological, biological, and defensive technology.
Anthrax Vaccinations Halted Again -- Oct. 28, 2004 -- "It is now illegal to administer the vaccine except if informed consent is given by the individual or the president (of the United States) waives informed consent for everyone," said Mark Zaid, managing partner at Krieger and Zaid and the attorney for the six plaintiffs in the case.
Russia tied to Iraq's missing arms -- Russian special forces troops moved many of Saddam Hussein's weapons and related goods out of Iraq and into Syria in the weeks before the March 2003 U.S. military operation, The Washington Times has learned.
No Orders to Search for Missing Explosives -- A U.S. military unit that reached a munitions storage installation after the invasion of Iraq had no orders to search or secure the site, where officials say nearly 400 tons of explosives have vanished.
Allawi blames US for recruit massacre -- Iraq's interim Prime Minister has blamed the US-led military in Iraq for the slaying of 49 unarmed army recruits and three drivers on Saturday.
Chile plans War Crimes suit -- Chileans opposed to the Iraq war have accused President Bush of war crimes in a criminal complaint lodged on Tuesday, less than a month before he is scheduled to visit the country.
Man tries to run down Katherine Harris -- A man was arrested Wednesday after he was accused of trying to run down Rep. Katherine Harris and a group of supporters with his car.
Time to raise the fear factor! -- ABC News has asked U.S. security officials to examine a videotape it obtained in Pakistan of an English-speaking man threatening a massive attack on the United States in retaliation for its war against al Qaeda, the network said on Wednesday.
Detainees sue Rumsfeld -- Four British former inmates of the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay sued Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and others on Wednesday saying they were tortured in violation of U.S. and international law.
US Reservists sue the Federal Government -- U.S. reservists sue feds to block deployment to Iraq.
Paralysed man sends e-mail by thought -- Brain chip reads mind by tapping straight into neurons.
DU Training film -- Why Has Our Military Refused to Show This Training Video To Our Troops Now Serving In Iraq? Don't forget to check out our links to more DU information in our "links" section!
Another new controversial vaccine -- A committee of experts meeting in Atlanta will debate today whether the government can afford to pay for a vaccine that could save the lives of nearly 3,000 people, many of them teenagers, from deaths caused over the next decade by a virulent bacterial meningitis.
Pentagon Says 200,000 Who Started Anthrax-Shot Regimen Must Continue -- Troops who received some of their anthrax inoculations before the Pentagon halted it 3 years ago have until Dec. 31 to resume their six-shot regimen, no matter where they might be stationed, officials said.
Government Web site listed location of radioactive material -- An NBC News investigation has found the U.S. government may have been unwittingly giving terrorists a road map to dirty-bomb materials. Correspondent Lisa Myers reports. (Thanks to investigative reporter Scott Portzline for sending us this article)! To view video coverage click here!
True believers --The 9/11 Truth Movement questions our new day of infamy. -- Across the nation and the world, a growing number of people are joining what’s called the 9/11 Truth Movement. These people say there’s enough evidence-or enough holes in the official record-to suggest that government officials allowed the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks to occur, if not had a hand in them.
More in the "Oh, we are so stupid category" -- Huge Cache of Explosives Vanished From Site in Iraq!
We The People: Stopping Undeclared Wars -- To stop undeclared wars the People need only force the government to abide by the war powers clauses of the Constitution.
The Coming Scalar Terrorism -- In a new document by scalar scientist Tom Bearden at his website Cheniere.org Bearden brings together a great many threads of information to peer into the future of terrorism, and he proclaims that the future of terrorism will be scalar electromagnetic in nature.
FDA: Madcow May be passed thru soap, cosmetics -- FDA aims to keep mad cow disease out of cosmetics, sausage casings.
Some ex-soldiers refuse to report -- More than 800: About a third of the Individual Ready Reserve called to duty in Iraq and Afghanistan are absent.
A Bush pre-election strike on Iran 'imminent' -- White House insider report "October Surprise" imminent.
Female soldiers eyed for combat -- The Army is negotiating with civilian leaders about eliminating a women-in-combat ban so it can place mixed-sex support companies within warfighting units, starting with a division going to Iraq in January.
Total tracking of your vehicle, measures speed, passengers, etc. -- They're Back!!! -- They are an electronic monitor that can tell the temperature, road conditions, and pollution saturation, but that's not all. They can also tell how long your car is, how many passengers are within the vehicle, how fast you are going...BUT WAIT!!! There's more! They can also detect the speed you are traveling and then turn on the handy, illegal camera that is setting atop the light pole nearest you so you can be filmed as you speed. A Must Read!!
Sacramento Goes High-Tech To Catch Parking Violators' -- Parking Enforcement Trucks Mounted With Cameras To Scan License Plates
Draft for medical personnel only? -- Can this be seriously contemplated? Would Congress give such a bill to Mr. Bush?
Little Known use of Depleted Uranium in aircraft exposed !!! --Depleted Uranium Released During Canadian Plane Crash.
Something big about to happen?? -- CHART FISSURES SUGGEST SOMETHING BIG IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN. Check it out.
Part-Time Soldiers, Injured but Not Yet Home -- 23 Oct 2004 -- Staff Sgt. Jeffrey A. Elliott returned to this country with a back injury after his unarmored truck hit a roadside bomb in Iraq. Yet 15 months later, he still has not made it home for good.
Big Bush handout to pharmaceutical companies -- mandatory mental health screening for entire U.S. population!
Beyond the Call of Duty -- A whistle-blower objected to the government's Halliburton deals...and says now she's paying for it!
NRC takes dirty-bomb data off Web site -- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has taken eight or nine documents off its Web site, acknowledging they contained information that could be of value to terrorists. Thanks to Scott Portzline for bringing this to our attention!
Senators concerned about report CIA secretly removed detainees from Iraq -- Leading senators expressed concern Sunday about a report that the CIA has secretly moved as many as a dozen unidentified prisoners out of Iraq in the past six months, a possible violation of international treaties.
Vaccine links to check out! http://www.redflagsweekly.com/conferences/vaccines/2004_oct22.html http://www.vaccinationnews.com
China Dumps Dollars for Oil and Gold -- Safeguarding one's access to vital natural resources such as oil and gas is crucial to nation's long-term prosperity. But telling soldiers and their families that they are fighting in part to protect against the threat of $10.00/gallon gasoline is not exactly good for morale or public relations.
Is 'Al Qaeda' the Modern Incarnation of 'Emmanuel Goldstein'? -- "Once you accept that there can be one group of people willing to commit acts of terror you must accept that there can be a second group equally willing to commit acts of terror to blame on the first group".
Lansing-based firm working on shigella vaccine -- The seriousness of the recent shigella outbreak was no surprise to Lansing's BioPort Corp., which has been working on a vaccine for the bacteria for several years.
Silenced by the President -- Oregon Police Fire On Bystanders
Watching Presidential Motorcade.
DAFB civilians face 'backdoor draft' -- Many of the 1,000 key workers may quit over forced vaccinations
Depleted Uranium Released During Canadian Plane Crash -- The recent crash of a Boeing 747 in Halifax, Canada, raises a number of questions about the use of depleted uranium (DU) in airplanes, public health concerns and the 9-11 attacks. When a Boeing 747 crashed and burned on takeoff at Halifax International Airport in Nova Scotia, Canada, on Oct. 14, an official accident investigator said the aircraft probably contained radioactive depleted uranium.
Quebec 'Scourge' Kills 600 -- Quebec's Health Minister said yesterday a superbug that killed 600 hospital patients in his province last year -- six times the amount previously thought -- is a "scourge" that is proving very difficult to combat.
Police stun 75-year-old -- The Rock Hill Police Department is investigating why an officer used an electric stun gun on a 75-year-old woman who refused to leave a nursing home where she had gone to visit an ailing friend.
School Halloween parades canceled; parents angry -- Puyallup School District officials decided to cancel festivities to stop losing instructional time and to avoid offending believers in the Wiccan religion, a spokeswoman said.
109 Italian Soldiers Dead So Far From DU In Iraq -- According to the Italian Military Health Observatory a total of 109 Italian soldiers have died thus far due to exposure to depleted uranium.
'Nonlethal' guns causing alarm -- Police departments across the country are turning to less lethal weapons, like the high-pressure pepper spray gun used in Boston on Lansdowne Street, to control crowds or dangerous suspects.
Postgame police projectile kills an Emerson student -- An Emerson College junior, drawn to Fenway Park to toast the first Red Sox pennant in 18 years, was killed yesterday, shot in the eye by a projectile fired by police seeking to disperse revelers who authorities said threatened to spin out of control.
Vote Fraud: What They Aren't Telling You -- Right now, everyone is watching the ballots and registrations, but they're ignoring what's inside these machines...!!!
The Debates are Really About Chromosomes and Votes -- British researchers are predicting that Kerry will oust Bush because he has MORE royal blood than the president!
FEMA Election Day Faux Terror Event? -- "On Tuesday, September 28th, a new federally-funded, FEMA-directed citizen training program began in my town called CERT. CERT stands for "Community Emergency Response Team."
Experts Fear Escape Of 1918 Flu From Lab -- They prepared us for this one!
Terrorism vs. Starvation -- Terrorism vs. Starvation from 1968 thru 2003...check out the charts.
Public schools casting homeschoolers as 'terrorists' -- A federally funded (Homeland Security) terrorist exercise organized by Muskegon County Michigan has cast American homeschoolers as 'terrorists' who blow up a public school bus and kill public school children.
"Depleted Uranium Aerosol Dose and Risks: Summary of U. S. Assessments". -- Just released On October 19, 2004, the Department of Defense released the report, "Depleted Uranium Aerosol Doses and Risks: Summary of U.S. Assessments," detailing the results of testing conducted to estimate depleted uranium exposure levels for those service members in, on, or near an armored vehicle when it is perforated by a depleted uranium munition. (this is a .pdf file)
University of Michigan seeks help in finding answers to painful questions through new registry and fund for chronic pain syndromes -- a new effort at the University of Michigan Health System aims to accelerate the understanding chronic multi-symptom illnesses that derail so many lives...like fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, Gulf War Veterans Illness and vulvodynia
Hil takes brass on and G.I.s win -- The U.S. military's top general pledged yesterday to shake up the system to improve the screening and tracking of troops who may have been exposed to uranium dust in the Iraq war.
Babies with three parents ahead -- Scientists are seeking permission to carry out experiments that would result in children being born with three biological parents. UK medical authorities say they will almost certainly approve the application in the next few weeks.
The secret dam: -- China begins huge project in World Heritage Site, displacing up to 100,000 people and devastating unique tribal societies.
Bush signs global anti-Semitism law -- US President George W. Bush said he had signed into law a bill requiring the State Department to monitor global anti-Semitism and rate countries annually on their treatment of Jews.
Increase in jail suicides -- Prison suicides soar as jails hire 'babysitters'.
Feds approve human RFID implants -- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a gimmick from Florida-based Applied Digital Solutions to chip people with RFID implants - previously confined to tracking animals - thereby making it easy to access their medical records, even when they cannot, or would rather not, cooperate.
Katherine Albrecht attacked by RFID promoters -- One of RFID's proponents explains how to sell the technology to consumers, while privacy activists keep fighting to protect them from secret RFID tagging.
U.S. to barcode humans -- The US government could literally be getting under the skin of its citizens with the first futuristic microchip implant for humans getting a go ahead this week.
Mysterious crash kills doctors in Missouri -- A twin-engine turboprop airliner crashed Tuesday night near the airport in Kirksville, Mo., killing 13 of 15 people on board.
Stanley Hilton Lawsuit -- Lawsuit filed against high officials in the current Bush administration for complicity in aiding and abetting and facilitating the Sep. 11, 2001 attacks.
23 Thai tigers die of bird flu -- Ate chicken carcasses that had
disease. Experts say virus entrenched in region.
Enron Chief Ken Lay to Face Two Criminal Trials -- Ex-Enron Chairman Ken Lay is now scheduled to face two separate criminal trials - one with ex-Chief Executive Jeff Skilling and former top accountant Rick Causey and another by himself. U.S. District Judge Sim Lake Tuesday refused to separate Lay, Skilling and Causey into three discrete trials as they had requested.
Look for the "missile" -- Check it out!!!
Blueprints for terrorists? NRC's database to locate radioactive materials, even weapons isotopes -- Using the NRC Web site, a terrorist "could prioritize the largest sources, more dangerous sources or the weapons grade sources" of radioactive material, Scott Portzline said. "You'd know exactly where the sources are, having never visited the facility."
Cheney: Terrorists May Bomb U.S. Cities -- ``The biggest threat we face now as a nation is the possibility of terrorists ending up in the middle of one of our cities with deadlier weapons than have ever before been used against us - biological agents or a nuclear weapon or a chemical weapon of some kind to be able to threaten the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans,'' Cheney said.
CIA Report on 9/11 Suppressed Until After Election -- The agency is withholding a damning report that points at senior officials.
How do You Know if Your Food is Genetically Modified? -- When polled only about one-quarter of Americans report having eaten genetically modified food. However, if you randomly pick an item off your grocery store’s shelves, you have a 70 percent chance of picking a food with genetically modified (GM) ingredients. This is because at least seven out of every 10 items have been genetically modified.
Fines, jail used to enforce flu shot rules -- As the vaccine shortage hits home and long lines queue around the supermarket, a handful of states and the nation's capital are threatening doctors and nurses with fines or even jail if they give flu shots to healthy, low-risk people.
Study Suggests Design Flaws Didn't Doom Towers -- Since the twin towers fell, questions have reverberated among families of victims and some fire-safety experts about whether insufficient fireproofing or an unusual weakness in the innovative, lightweight floors played a critical role in the collapse.
New Navy Uniforms Announced -- You think the U.N. military is not inevitable?
CBS-TV "60 MINUTES" will examine parental concerns about vaccines and the position of the medical and public health community. -- SIXTY MINUTES II WILL AIR ON OCTOBER 20.
Fear The Coming Train -- FEMA internment or what some would call concentration camps are going up every day. Camps that can only be accessed by Train. A MUST Read!!
Why didn't this building fall? -- Military helicopters doused one of Venezuela's tallest buildings with water Sunday, bringing under control a blaze many feared might cause the tower to collapse.
Telegram from Army catches retiree off guard -- The U.S. Army informed a 57-year-old military retiree on Thursday that he will be granted a 30-day extension before he has to report for duty as a Ready Reservist en route to Iraq.
Gulf War vets have nervous system damage -- UT Southwestern researchers reported that damage to the parasympathetic nervous system may account for nearly half of the typical symptoms - including gallbladder disease, unrefreshing sleep, depression, joint pain, chronic diarrhea and sexual dysfunction - that afflict those with Gulf War syndrome. Their findings are published in the October 2004 issue of the American Journal of Medicine.
Science Turns Monkeys into Drones -- Scientists have discovered a way of manipulating a gene that turns animals into drones that do not become bored with repetitive tasks.
The Man Who Bought the Oil From Iraq -- Billions of dollars of Iraqi oil had been sold under a United Nations program - and food and other goods bought with the proceeds - when Saddam Hussein decided in 2000 that he personally wanted a bigger cut of the action. Documents now suggest that at least one United States company acceded to that demand, paying surcharges that kept the oil flowing.
in the ranks in Iraq -- The inside story of the Army platoon
that refused to carry out a "death sentence" mission.
More on Reservists who refused mission -- Members of the Army Reserve platoon in Iraq that disobeyed orders to deliver fuel to another base last week had tried to persuade their superiors for hours to cancel the mission, relatives of the soldiers said Monday.
Gulf War syndrome 'does exist' -- The findings are in a report by the influential Research Advisory Committee on Gulf war veterans' illness, leaked to the New York Times.
Review Finds More Bush Military Records -- Weeks after Texas National Guard officials signed an oath swearing they had turned over all of President Bush's military records, independent examiners found more than two dozen pages of previously unreleased documents about Bush.
US soldiers in Iraq being used as human bait -- a plea from a relative of US soldier stationed in Iraq.
THE LAW IS THE LAW -- received thru e-mail.
Pfizer and Bill Gates support "One World Health" -- Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Cites OneWorld Health in Annual Report.
U.S. integrates with NATO in Afghanistan!!! -- Most NATO-member defense ministers assembled here today agreed to examine how to integrate alliance and U.S.- coalition missions in Afghanistan and to send more military trainers to Iraq as quickly as possible.
In Harm's Way "Baghdad boils" are getting under the skin of US forces in the Middle East -- more than 650 American soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq - 9 of them women - diagnosed with a parasitic disease called leishmaniasis. Transmitted by the bite of local sand flies, leishmaniasis comes in several major forms, each with its own disfiguring or deadly characteristics.
How did Darfur happen? -- As is often the case with calamities in Africa, that which has befallen Darfur seemed to burst into the global consciousness without warning. Until this spring, probably few Westerners had ever heard of the remote region in western Sudan. Then, virtually overnight, it became a topic of urgent discussion in Congress and the United Nations, a staple of the evening news, even a debating point in the American presidential race.
-- TPH announced this after
the introduction of Camp X-Ray.
Aussie soldiers given suspect drug -- TOWNSVILLE-based soldiers have been used as human guinea pigs for a malaria drug linked to psychotic behaviour including murder and suicide.
Maine Satellite Visible Chemtrails -- 15 Oct 04 0630. Lots of jets flying. Are there that many Canadians flying to the Maine coast to see the foliage?
'The Beast' movie: Jesus didn't exist -- A movie whose purpose is to prove that Jesus Christ never existed and that demonizes Christian fundamentalists is scheduled to open on June 6, 2006 - that is, 06-06-06, the "666" biblical mark of the Beast.
Pfizer's Vioxx Problem -- The withdrawal of the arthritis drug Vioxx two weeks ago was a disaster for Merck. But it also put rival Pfizer in a fix.
Injured Iraq Vets Come Home to Poverty -- Injured Soldiers Returning from Iraq Struggle for Medical Benefits, Financial Survival.
Koran Prophecy Predicts USA attack -- IRAQ-VERY INTERESTING Reading- DID YOU KNOW?
A Milli Vanilli President -- President George W. Bush has claimed that that God speaks to him. More worldly voices, it now appears, may also be speaking to him at key moments.
Discovery of a Gay Gene -- Scientists may be on the verge of discovering a physical basis for homosexuality, that can be passed down from generation to generation.
Veteran support for lawsuits -- we don't necessarily promote, check it out.
Here is the kind of care the VA gives: -- A Must Read!!
Legal challenge to "stop loss." -- A California National Guard soldier from Sacramento has filed a federal lawsuit challenging his deployment to Iraq under the military's "stop-loss" program. Claiming the military is violating federal law by involuntarily deploying him to Iraq beyond the length of his enlistment, the soldier, identified only as "John Doe," has asked a federal judge to block his departure to Iraq.
Camps for Citizens Ashcroft's Hellish Vision -- Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft's announced desire for camps for U.S. citizens he deems to be "enemy combatants" has moved him from merely being a political embarrassment to being a constitutional menace.
O'Reilly vows to fight sexual harassment charge -- Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly made a TV talk show appearance on what he said was "the worst day of my life" Thursday, vowing to fight sexual harassment charges by one of his producers.
Check out where Bush contradicts himself -- re: OBL
Check the debate transcript yourself -- Following is a transcript of the third and final presidential debate between between President Bush (R) and Sen. John F. Kerry (D). The moderator of the nationally televised debate is Bob Schieffer of CBS News.
Here comes flu and headaches -- this year, flu shots are suddenly a holy grail, with places able to offer them mobbed by desperate vaccine seekers.
U.S. to kill young killers -- If American society has indeed reached a consensus that the death penalty should not apply to those who kill at age 16 or 17, as the lawyer for a young Missouri murderer argued to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, no such consensus was apparent among the justices themselves.
FDA approves use of chip in patients -- Privacy advocates are concerned that an implantable microchip designed to help doctors tap into a patient's medical records could undermine confidentiality or could even be used to track the patient's movements.
Justice Department Censors Supreme Court Quote -- Offers Smoking Gun Proof That Document Redactions Are Often a Joke.
The Most Dangerous Vaccines -- These breakdowns show which vaccines have led to the most claims for injury and death from 01 Oct 1998 (the start of the program) to 10 Nov 2003.
Three days' supplies are NOT enough -- Are You Ready: A Guide to Citizen Preparedness
Bush bulges, ear piece pics -- Does Bush have a device under his Jacket? Is it an earpiece/transmitter? You be the judge.
Muzzling soldiers is nothing new -- Soldiers shouldn't be punished or made to feel like they're disloyal, not part of the team, troublemakers, whiners, dissenters, malcontents, etc., etc., just because they give somebody a true sitrep on certain things going on over in Iraq. But sadly this is the case!!
The Forfeiture Documents That the Justice Dept Wanted to Destroy -- The Memory Hole has obtained the sensitive documents that the Justice Dept wanted to destroy. They've been scanned and posted above. One of the documents on the burn list-"Civil and Criminal Forfeiture Procedure"-was sent to libraries on microfiche and isn't currently available here. When we get a paper copy, we'll post it.
Deleted Documents from the Air Intelligence Agency -- Have they been replaced or updated?
Doxycycline inhibits cancer gene! -- Scientists have shown they can turn off a cancer-causing gene in mice, offering hope of new treatments for cancer patients.
The Media Monopoly: by Stan Monteith, M.D. -- Most people sense something is seriously wrong in the United States, but they don't know what it is. Both major political parties support globalization, illegal immigration, the war in Iraq, the Patriot Act, and increased federal spending. Why is this happening?
Castle insists on response from military -- Defense Department officials haven't decided whether they'll cooperate with a request by Delaware's congressional delegation to investigate the anthrax vaccination program at the Dover Air Force Base.
Skull & Bones photo of GW -- George H. Bush with the Skull and Crossbones group at Yale University, New Haven, CT circa 1947
London hit by epidemic of colds and flu -- London is in the grip of a massive outbreak of colds and flu-like bugs, experts reported today.
Terror-Fearing Sen. Shuts Office -- Sen. Mark Dayton said Tuesday he is closing his Washington office because of a classified intelligence report that made him fear for the safety of his staff.
Price gouging in vaccines-note UN blue tops -- Several drug distribution companies in Florida are accused of price gouging the flu vaccine, according to a Local 6 News investigation.
Conference to explore illness after Iraq service -- West Texas veterans and civilians who developed health problems after serving in Iraq will get a chance to exchange information with experts, officials and veterans during a conference Thursday through Saturday in Odessa -- 300 miles east of El Paso.
Alternative media sites shut down--to preserve your freedom! -- The FBI has shut down some 20 sites which were part of an alternative media network known as Indymedia.
Mathematicians predict Terror -- A small group of thinking men and women convened at Rutgers University last month to consider how order theory -- a branch of abstract mathematics that deals with hierarchical relationships -- could be applied to the war on terror.
Suicides Have AF Officials On Edge -- A recent spike in Air Force suicides, 10 in September, has leaders scrambling to find the cause after launching prevention programs this year because of a gradual rise.
U.S. Treatment of Detainees defies Intl. Law--boiling the frog! -- The United States is violating international law by holding prisoners in its war on terror incommunicado and in secret hiding places, Human Rights Watch said in a report to be published on Tuesday calling for an end to such practices.
Ex-Dover AFB commander says troops used as guinea pigs -- A
former Dover Air Force Base commander says military officials used his
troops as guinea pigs in illegal medical experiments under the
government's controversial anthrax vaccination program.
Related articles (a MUST read):
*Military couple feel betrayed
*Careers cut short after inoculations
*Soldiers' stories: Pain and punishment
*Biden, Carper and Castle can't ignore anthrax problems
New York Times uses the term "New Order." -- "My sense is that Bush lost and never regained the gift he had shown for making you feel at ease," said Mr. Castañeda, who left office last year. "He became aloof, brusque, and on occasion abrasive."
Homeschoolers and Terrorism? -- HOMELAND SECURITY LINKS HOME SCHOOLERS TO TERRORISTS.
Can you decipher the next "Target?" -- Coincidence or Conspiracy?
Does the Libertarian party have a chance in Arizona? -- The third and final debate between President Bush and Senator Kerry has been thrown into doubt after a state judge in Arizona ordered a hearing on whether the event, scheduled for Wednesday, should be halted because the Libertarian Party's nominee for president has not been invited.
The reason Washington doesn't have to care for our soldiers -- Feres Doctrine, please help.
Christopher Reeves dies -- Christopher Reeve, the star of the "Superman" movies whose near-fatal riding accident nine years ago turned him into a worldwide advocate for spinal cord research, died Sunday of heart failure, his publicist said. He was 52.
Washington focuses on drivers licenses -- The Senate version of the intelligence bill includes an amendment, passed by unanimous consent on Oct. 1, that would let the secretary of homeland security decide what documents a state would have to require before issuing a driver's license, and would also specify the data that the license would have to include for it to meet federal standards.
Dick Cheney's Bio -- check out the drunk driving documentation.
FEMA Concentration and Internment Camps -- What can FEMA do? It can suspend laws. It can move entire populations. It can arrest and detain citizens without a warrant and can hold them without a trial. It can seize property, food supplies, and transportation systems. And it can even suspend the Constitution of the United States.
Did G.W. have a "Fear of Flying?" -- If true, this information further confirms a growing body of evidence that Bush has not been candid about his departure from his unit.
Feds plan to track every car -- Obscure agency working on technology to monitor all vehicles
6 million doses of suspect vaccine in U.S. warehouses -- Quarantined since August pending tests
Unclassified DU info -- Countries which purchased Munitions containing Depleted Uranium.
'My Son, A United States Marine' -- written by a PROUD mother of a U.S. Marine.
U.S. Alerts Schools About Terror Threat -- The Education Department has advised school leaders nationwide to watch for people spying on their buildings or buses to help detect any possibility of terrorism like the deadly school siege in Russia.
House Bill HR 10 permits sending certain suspects abroad for torture? -- Tucked away in Section 3032 and 3033 of H.R. 10, the 9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act of 2004, is an "anti-terrorist" provision that was never recommended by the 9/11 Commission. Indeed, it is the very opposite of a Commission recommendation. Also check out: http://www.humanrightsfirst.org/Issues/talk_pts_hr10.htm
"DUmb Sheep Sent To The Slaughter" -- depleted uranium Article Submission from THE BRAZEN RATTLER written by Pastor Ger.
Cheney slip sends Net surfers to anti-Bush site -- A slip of the tongue by the vice president during Tuesday night's debate with Sen. John Edwards led Web surfers to a site run by George Soros, a billionaire who makes no secret of his opposition to the Bush administration.
NAVY TO CLOSE ELF TRANSMISSION SITE -- THE NAVY ANNOUNCED THAT IT WILL SHUT DOWN THE PROJECT ELF SUBMARINE RADIO TRANSMISSION FACILITIES IN NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND UPPER MICHIGAN. THE SITE HAS BEEN THE TARGET OF RELENTLESS OPPOSITION AND PROTESTS BY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ANTI-NUCLEAR ACTIVISTS FOR DECADES.
EMERGENCY: Call your Senators NOW! Oppose
national ID card! -- On Friday, John McCain sneaked in an
amendment to S2845 that, in effect, establishes a national
identification card system, requiring all
states to conform to database standards for drivers' licenses and state I.D.'s.
More trouble with Chiron vaccines -- Finding contamination problems, British regulators suspended the license for vaccine production at the factory on Tuesday, a move that will deprive the United States of nearly half the flu vaccine it expected for this winter. The suspension has cost Chiron not only three-quarters of the profit it expected this year, but also some of its credibility with investors and customers.
Surprise: Iraq had no WMD's -- Iraq had destroyed its illicit weapons stockpiles within months after the Persian Gulf war of 1991, and its ability to produce such weapons had significantly eroded by the time of the American invasion in 2003, the top American inspector for Iraq said in a report made public Wednesday.
Key Source of Flu Vaccine Shut Down -- U.S. public health officials warned of serious flu vaccine shortages Tuesday after the company that supplies half the nation's flu shots suddenly announced it could provide no vaccine this season.
US denies its use of depleted uranium (DU) weapons in Iraq pose any health hazard -- Major Doug Rokke, Army Reserve Major and Health Physicist in charge of DU cleanup after the Gulf War exposes the lies and talks about the British medical society blowing the whistle, while the Pentagon claims no problem.
United States to use DU -- A United States defence official has said moves to ban depleted uranium ammunition are just an attempt by America's enemies to blunt its military might.
Toilet Flush May Have Spread SAR -- A new study suggests that severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) may have been spread through the simple act of flushing a toilet instead of being passed directly from person to person. Related Article!
The truth about red wine -- An element of red wine, resveratrol has been found, in a number of studies, to provide a wonderful list of health benefits: An antioxidant, Cancer-preventing agent, Blood thinner, Blood pressure lowering compound, Anti-aging chemical.
Red wine can cut prostate cancer in half -- Men who drink one glass a wine a day are likely to reduce their risk of the most aggressive forms of prostate cancer by 50 percent, according to a cancer research study.
Air Force "considers" microwave weapon. TPH reported this used
in the Desert Storm -- The Air Force expects planes will be able to fire non-lethal microwave rays at enemy ground troops with the help of a new superconducting generator system developed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base after about 25 years of research.
Four U.S. soldiers Charged with Murder -- Four soldiers accused of smothering an Iraqi general during an interrogation last fall have been charged with murder, bringing the total number of U.S. troops charged with murder in Iraq to at least 10.
Draft or no draft! -- House Republicans sought to quash a persistent Internet rumor that the government will reinstate a military draft after the election, engineering an overwhelming vote Tuesday to kill legislation they hope will put the rumor to rest.
Bush Blows Debate: Talks to Rove in Earpiece! -- During the Presidential Debate Bush made what may be his most costly error- he exposed that he’s using an earpiece to help him answer debate questions.
The Merchants of Death - Arms makers -- For the war effort in Iraq, the Bush administration has hired at least one company tied to the network of Victor Bout, one of the world's most notorious arms traffickers.
U.S. making antimatter weapons -- Program was touted publicly, then came official gag order.
Brain Damage May Hold Key to Gulf War Syndrome -- According to Haley, low-level wartime exposure to sarin nerve gas and similar agents appears to have damaged cells in the brain's basal ganglia and brainstem, areas in the "primitive" part of the brain responsible for what's known as the parasympathetic nervous system.
US Census data: 420,000 Gulf War I troops on Disability, not 150,000 as cited -- The fact of the troop shortage is that over half the Desert Storm army is on disability.
Pentagon Boasts on Defeating Military Retirees -- by Robert F. Sawallesh
War Veterans Overloading VA -- Thousands of U.S. troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with physical injuries and mental health problems are encountering an overburdened benefits system, and officials and veterans groups worry that the challenge could grow as the nation remains at war.
Rumsfeld: No 'Hard Evidence' of Iraq-Al Qaeda Link -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Monday he knew of no "strong, hard evidence" linking Saddam Hussein's Iraq and al Qaeda, despite describing extensive contacts between the two before the Iraq invasion.
Fla. governor challenges Schiavo ruling -- Gov. Jeb Bush will ask the Florida Supreme Court to reconsider its 7-0 ruling against a law designed to keep a brain-damaged woman alive, a spokesman said Monday.
Ending the IRS fraud? -- A Historically True Story of the "Income Tax"!
The real truth about Camp Delta -- America's prison camp at Guantánamo Bay holds detainees in extreme conditions. But David Rose, in this extract from his remarkable new book, says the intelligence gathered has failed to stop any terror attacks.
UN Chinese peace keeping forces -- Chinese police officer in riot gear training for the United Nations peacekeeping mission at a training camp in Langfang, on the outskirts of Beijing, China, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004.
TV weatherman's unusual cloud pictures -- Serious question: Are Hurricanes: Scalar?
United Airlines Refuses to View Proof Flight 175 Did Not Hit WTC -- Quote: "Neither I, nor any of my colleagues or UAL executives wishes to see the video." (911 In Plane Site)
Arnold OKs so-called 'Pedophile Protection Act' -- Critics say new measure gives more opportunity for molesters.
While America Slept-By David H. Hackworth -- the real story behind Lynch’s rescue!!! MUST READ!!!
Diebold Rep. Now Runs Elections -- An influential employee of voting machine maker Diebold Election Systems left the company recently to take a job as elections manager for a California county. The move raises eyebrows because this played a role in a recent scandal involving Diebold and the county.
Patriot Act II-15 new death penalties -- Patriot Act II would create 15 new death penalties, one of which could be applied to acts of protest.
Bryan Malatesta is in JAIL -- HELP NEEDED IMMEDIATELY
U.S. agents seize control of Free Radio Santa Cruz -- Guns drawn, agents of the U.S. Marshal Service served a warrant on a tiny Santa Cruz pirate radio station early Wednesday, rousting and frisking the pajama-clad residents of the co-op house from which the station had been broadcasting. No one was arrested.
It Was a Rout - There was a President -- This was supposed to be the debate that played to the strengths of Bush and his administration. Foreign policy in general and the protection of the United States from terrorism in particular, according to all the polls and every talking head within earshot, are the areas where George supposedly commands the high ground. That illusion came crashing down on the stage in Coral Gables.
Families of Iraq War Dead Target Bush in Ads -- Angered by President Bush's policy in Iraq, a group of military families whose relatives died there is targeting the president in new television ads to be aired ahead of the Nov. 2 election.
Federal Judge Blocks U.S. from Secret Searches -- In a blow to the Justice Department's post-Sept. 11 powers, a federal judge said the government's ability to conduct secret and unchallengeable searches of Internet and telephone records violates the Constitution.
Senate Blocks Bid to Boost Intelligence Czar's Power -- The Senate on Wednesday blocked an attempt to give a new national intelligence director day-to-day control over all the nation's intelligence agencies, including those reporting to the Pentagon.
See the Sign at Wal-Mart -- near Clarksburg, West Virginia!
U.S. Military Is Stretched Too Thin -- Advisory panel calls Army efforts to create more combat brigades 'important, but partial.'
Bill To Give Solders Informed Consent -- U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays is proposing a bill that would exempt service members from the punishments they received for refusing to take the controversial anthrax vaccine whose legality is under challenge in federal court.
U.S. Marine Declares War on Bush -- Iraq war veteran Steve Brozak is running hard for Congress. And he's turning his campaign into a referendum on Bush's military folly.
"Bush Lied, My Son Died" -- In excruciating new TV ads, family members of soldiers killed in Iraq speak out about the horrible waste of their loved ones' lives.
RECRUIT THESE PEOPLE -- Veterans Protest War in Bush's Hometown.
DU: The war's littlest victim -- He was exposed to depleted
His daughter may be paying the price. Please read this article on DU regarding our Gulf War II troops.
Al Qaeda seeks tie to local gangs -- A top al Qaeda lieutenant has met with leaders of a violent Salvadoran criminal gang with roots in Mexico and the United States - including a stronghold in the Washington area - in an effort by the terrorist network to seek help infiltrating the U.S.-Mexico border, law enforcement authorities said.
Un-Patriot Act II: 15 new death penalties -- The Bush administration’s allies in Congress, led by J. Dennis Hastert of Illinois, the speaker of the House, have launched another assault on constitutionally protected civil liberties with a bill many are calling Patriot Act II (PA II).
A record eighth typhoon swept through southern Japan -- A record eighth typhoon swept through southern Japan on Wednesday, killing at least two people, triggering floods and strong winds that forced the evacuation of tens of thousands.
Number One Issue In Debates: GWB's Mental Illness -- The as-yet unspoken, but pivotal issue to be taken up in the upcoming Presidential campaign debates between George W. Bush and John Kerry is the mental illnesses from which President Bush suffers.
Surgeons tire of war wounded -- The story of the military hospital where there's no escaping the horrors of the fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.
30% of IRR soldiers are NOT reporting for duty! -- Thirty percent of former US soldiers called back to mandatory duty in Iraq and Afghanistan have failed to report on time and eight have been declared AWOL.
Your favorite product may have a "spychip" in it -- check out the photos.
A Spy in the Pentagon -- The scandal over a suspected Israeli mole in the Pentagon who allegedly passed highly sensitive policy documents on Iran to Israeli agents in Washington has rekindled suspicions long held by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and others in Washington, that Israel systematically spies on its strategic ally and benefactor.
Judge strikes down part of Patriot Act -- A federal judge struck down an important surveillance provision of the antiterrorism legislation known as the USA Patriot Act yesterday, ruling that it broadly violated the Constitution by giving the federal authorities unchecked powers to obtain private information.
Men to be executed for "USS Cole Bombing" -- A judge in Yemen sentenced two men to death and four others to prison terms of up to 10 years on Wednesday for the deadly attack in 2000 against the American destroyer Cole.
Setting the stage for "Bird Flu." -- public health officials around the world are facing major hurdles as they try to prepare for a possible pandemic.
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Police State: Officials Plan NYC Curfew -- This is what we have been warning about for years...this is how it begins.
Police seek 4,000 recruits in city's houses of worship -- Chicago Police are tapping a new source for officers: the city's churches.
Laser injures Delta pilot's eye -- A pilot flying a Delta Air Lines jet was injured by a laser that illuminated the cockpit of the aircraft as it approached Salt Lake City International Airport last week, U.S. officials said.
Pentagon link to Guinea coup plot -- Bush official was warned of trouble brewing in oil-rich state.
Compounding Pharmacies Sue FDA -- Lawsuit Contends Agency’s Actions Ignore Precedent, Violate Federal Law, Limit Patient Treatments, and Threaten the Quality of Health Care for Millions.
How do you test that a human Ebola vaccine works? You don't! -- Clearly, researchers could never intentionally expose human volunteers to the lethal virus. And there are no populations at especially high risk for Ebola, as there are for HIV. So how can doctors determine whether the vaccine works in people?
Presidential Debates Already Rigged -- The Republican and Democratic parties, fearful of issues promoted by third parties, have rigged the so-called presidential debates, experts told a Washington press conference Sept. 7.
The Truth Behind the Vaccine Coverup -- I find it almost incomprehensible that thimerosal, the well-documented, toxic mercury-containing preservative, is still in many vaccines, years after federal agencies have mandated that it be removed from vaccines. Most people, physicians included, don't understand thimerosal is still used in most vaccines and is likely one of the major contributing factors to vaccine toxicity.
National ID Card Is HERE -- The House Republican leadership's new bill to restructure the nation's intelligence bureaucracy would turn driver's licenses issued by the 50 states into a de facto national ID card, say privacy activists. The House bill, set for committee markups this week, is expected to be merged with a Senate version and voted on before the Nov. 2 election.
Sergeant In Iraq Who Wrote Critical Article Could be Charged With Insurbordination -- Al Lorentz is a reserve Non-Commissioned Officer currently serving in Iraq. His blazingly clear, succinct article on Iraq has raged over the wires since it was published. Al penned a factual personal assessment of what is happening in Iraq. He revealed no classified information...so what's the problem?? Related article: http://www.lewrockwell.com/kwiatkowski/kwiatkowski94.html
The Orwellian US -- the state cautiously enacts its takeovers incrementally, so as to not arouse the public. Also, it is able to persuade people that the agenda it is pursuing is for their own good or for the betterment of society. Consequently, little resistance is offered.
RFID Tracking Devices To Go In Consumer Clothes -- "I have disturbing news from the RFID front lines. CASPIAN has uncovered evidence of industry plans to deploy RFID tracking devices in consumer clothing items".
The end of the internet is nigh -- "The internet is dead, or dying; it's full of viruses, worms and porn, you have to wear a kevlar suit before you go online," ...read entire article!!
P&G - Here's the proof! -- YOU WOULD NOT BELIEVE THIS ABOUT PROCTER & GAMBLE!
Veterans with Gulf War syndrome have damage in specific, primitive portion of nervous system -- UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas researchers have uncovered damage in a specific, primitive portion of the nervous systems of veterans suffering from Gulf War syndrome.
Who served in the military? -- it's worth noting who really served among the heavyweights in each of the major political parties. There are some surprises here.
The New Hate Crimes Bill -- A new law has passed the US Senate and awaits US House approval that would essentially outlaw Biblically conservative, fundamental Christianity. The new law would prohibit "hate-speech" sermons and teaching that is negative towards any race, religion, sexual gender or "sexual orientation." Also type in your search engine.....Local Law Enforcement Enhancement Act 2004.
Hurricane Season Has Some Reconsidering Living In Florida -- A Local 6 News exclusive survey found 31 percent of people asked said this year's storm season has caused them to think about leaving.
Mt St. Helens getting busy again -- Small earthquakes rattled Mount St. Helens at the rate of one or two a minute Monday, and seismologists were working to determine the significance of some of the most intense seismic activity in nearly 20 years.
U.S. is still a British colony? -- A DOCUMENTARY REVIEW OF CHARTERS AND TREATIES August 17, 1996
UN forces with Chinese police deployed to Haiti!! -- What A.P. calls the "first ever deployment of Chinese forces in the Western Hemisphere" began September 18 when an advance force of thirty Chinese police arrived at Haiti's international airport.
RELIGIOUS EXEMPTION -- Form to use to Claim religious exemption under section 167.181 RSMo due to religious and morale convictions.
Army Sends Weaponless Reserve Unit To Iraq -- About 800 members of the 98th Army Reserve Division from Rochester, New York will begin a year-long mission in Iraq next month. The 98th is a non-combat unit that doesn't even have its own weapons or vehicles.
Vaccine Victims? Troops Say Military Program Unsafe (good ol' BIOPORT) -- Anthrax Vaccine article by Prof. Garth Nicolson about the anthrax vaccine cover-up and the soldiers that have become ill from it. Also mentions that the French army was the only one that did not develop Gulf War Syndrome and that they were the only army to refuse the vaccine and use antibiotics. Be sure to click on the highlighted links...especially highlighted "46".
U.S. Schedules Naval Exercises Off Coast of North Korea in October (the October Surprise) -- The United States has scheduled naval exercises off the coast of North Korea at the end of October. What could explain a decision to schedule such naval exercises??
No one convicted for 9/11 -- On 9/11, 3000 people were murdered, and three years later, even with unlimited police state budgets, using torture and the Gulag, there is not one conviction!
Crop circle of the year! -- The DOOMSDAY Crop Circle?
Mass Grave? -- Eye witnesses in Falluja have claimed this morning (Wednesday, September 22) that some civilians have detected a mass grave in the north western sector of the city containing the bodies of sixteen people of foreign appearance. (very graphic!!!)
World's First Human-To-Human Bird Flu Transmission -- The world's first human-to-human transmission of a lethal strain of bird flu is suspected to have taken place in Thailand.
Special Military Draft Alert -- This draft would change the essential mission of the Selective Service and require "virtually every young American," male and female ages 18-34, to register for the Skills Draft and list all the occupations they are proficient in to fill labor shortages throughout nearly the entire government. If enacted, the Skills Draft proposed in this FOI- recovered document would change America as we know it.
DU Bomb Makers Getting Sick -- Twenty three or more of the bomb makers at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, called simply "The Plant" locally, have caught "acute hemolytic anemia."
U.S. Destroyers Deploying off North Korea -- In the first step toward erecting a multibillion-dollar shield to protect the United States from foreign missiles, the U.S. Navy will begin deploying state-of-the-art destroyers to patrol the waters off North Korea as early as next week.
McAlester News Capital & Democrat -- The McAlester Army Ammunition Plant has shut down a production line charged with filling 2,000 pound penetrator bombs with TNT.
10,000 People in U.S. Work in Forced Labor -- At any given time, some 10,000 people in the United States are forced to work against their will under threat of violence, a new report found.
Flood-damaged counties in Ohio running low on food, supplies 09-25-04
-- Ohio communities that were damaged by last week’s flooding from remnants of Hurricane Ivan are running dangerously low on food and other supplies, aid workers said Friday.
Two Wars At Once -- Syria, Iran plot deal on nuke scientists - Iraqi engineers would get safe haven as Tehran bids for atomic weapons.
North Korea warns U.S., Japan of 'nuclear sea of fire' -- In an unusually explicit threat to its neighbor yesterday, North Korea warned that Japan would be immersed in a "nuclear sea of fire" if the United States were to attack the North.
Col. Mike Turner - 'Staying the Course' Isn't an Option -- Iraq is probably already lost, says former military-policy planner Mike Turner. But there are still some smart strategies for Kerry to adopt.
Statement from Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) -- he most upsetting thing at this point was being separated from my daughter, Maymanah, not knowing how she was or when and where we might be united. Read More!
"Sexy" Contraceptive Patch Fatality Rate Revealed -- Safer remains to be seen as Freedom of Information Act documents filed against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have revealed that 17 women between the ages of 17 and 30 have died since release of the "sexy" patch in 2002.
Can Hurricanes Be Used As WMDs? -- What the masses of human beings all over the world have not been told is that it is possible to control and manipulate weather with a technology called "SCALER WEAPON TECHNOLOGY".
Securing The Elections -- With the election five weeks away, U.S. counterterrorism officials are obsessed with reports from multiple sources that terrorists hope to disrupt the campaign. "Nobody can give you date, time or place, but everyone is absolutely convinced we're going to get hit," says a top counterterrorism hand.
Spy imagery agency takes new role after 911 -- Since the Sept. 11 attacks, about 100 employees of a little-known branch of the Defense Department called the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency -- and some of the country's most sophisticated aerial imaging equipment -- have focused on observing what's going on in the United States.
GW Bush and Fear of Flying? -- A Duval County Woman Says Nerves Ended GW's National Guard Service In Texas.
Department of Injustice strengthens fight against terrorists (you) -- Attorney General John Ashcroft held a conference call with all 93 U.S. attorneys to spread the word that prosecutors and law enforcement officers should take every conceivable step to counter the threat, said two senior law enforcement officials briefed on the call.
Court strikes down Terri's Law -- The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the law enabling Gov. Jeb Bush to order Terri Schiavo's feeding tube reinserted is unconstitutional and that legislators exceeded their authority when they hastily passed it.
MYSTERY CLOTHING COMPANY PLANS RFID TAGS -- An unnamed national company plans to tag all of its clothing items with radio frequency identification (RFID) tracking devices in 2005, according to Checkpoint representatives at last week's Frontline Expo 2004 trade show in Chicago.
New Zealand troops offered checks for Depleted Uranium Exposure!!! -- New Zealand defence engineers and trades people who spent time in Iraq will be offered medical checks if they think they were exposed to depleted uranium.
MUST SEE- Kucinich slide show on depleted uranium weaponry and more information on DU.
Ranch Rescue founder Jack Foote was arrested by the FBI!!! -- The leader of a second border militia was arrested by the FBI this week, and the man arrested last week will remain in federal custody because he's considered a threat to public safety, officials said.
Helen Thomas asks the President to tell the truth -- Helen Thomas, the so-called "dean of the White House press corps," is not blasting up Dan Rather over his use of unreliable documents about President Bush's military record, but instead is targeting Bush himself.
20 day old Hurricane threatens TX. -- View the chart!
Cat Stevens Speaks Out! -- "The whole thing is totally ridiculous," Stevens said on arrival at London's Heathrow airport. "Half of me wants to smile, half of me wants to growl."
Think Iraq is just another country? -- Did you know this about Iraq??
Triangle of Life - The
information in this article could save lives in case of an
Al-Jazeera article on DU -- DU: Washington's Secret Nuclear War -- Illegal weapons of mass destruction have not only been found in Iraq but have been used against Iraqis and have even killed US troops.
Forgotten Casualties -- Mentally scarred by the horrors they've endured in Iraq, many returning U.S. soldiers say the military isn't giving them the help they deserve.
Homeschoolers portrayed as terrorists -- Federally funded security exercise concocts fictitious foe.
Mental Health, Education and Social Control, Part 3 -- "The report that serves as the foundation for the Illinois law recommends on page 33 to 'change the state mental health code to increase to twelve the number of times adolescents age 12-18 years can receive mental health services without parental consent." A must read article by Dennis L. Cuddy, Ph.D.
More on potential terrorist--Cat Stevens! -- United Airlines and the Department of Homeland Security blamed each other Wednesday because a passenger, the singer formerly known as Cat Stevens, was allowed on a London-to-Washington flight on Tuesday even though his name is on a terrorism watch list.
Yaser Hamdi--free to return to Saudi Arabia!! -- Yaser E. Hamdi, an American citizen captured in Afghanistan and once deemed so dangerous that the American military held him incommunicado for more than two years as an enemy combatant, will be freed and allowed to return to Saudi Arabia in the next few days, officials said Wednesday.
Passenger Cat Stevens to Be Deported -- Homeland Security officials said Yusuf Islam - formerly known as singer Cat Stevens - will be deported Wednesday after being denied entry to the U.S. for being on a government watch list.
Mandatory draft -- It appears HR 163 has been passed from committee and was referred to Rumsfeld for DOD comment.
Lynndie England may be punished for prison torture -- England's lawyers argue she posed for the pictures on orders from higher-ups to "soften up" Iraqi prisoners. They sought unsuccessfully to call such high-level witnesses as U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney and Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.
Startling information: 40% of troops fail to report to Fort Jackson -- Only about 60 percent of reservists ordered to report to Fort Jackson have reported so far, Army officials said.
Not all casualties counted -- Nearly 17,000 service members medically evacuated from Iraq and Afghanistan are absent from public Pentagon casualty reports commonly cited by newspapers, according to military data reviewed by United Press International. Most don't fit the definition of casualties, according to the Pentagon, but a veterans' advocate said they should all be counted.
Enlist or go to Iraq -- Army to Soldiers: Re-enlist Now or Face Immediate Deployment to Iraq.
Another Way Bush Can Win The Election -- by Ted Twietmeyer -- Read what the most common drastic methods people think he'll use to stay in office.
George Orwell -- "1984" by George Orwell. Read the book online and read about the author.
Al-CIA-DA looking for Christians? -- Al-Qaeda allies are believed to be scouting U.S. targets, and the terror organization is using non-Arab recruits to avoid detection, U.S. law enforcement and intelligence officials say.
ALERT: "October Plan"...You decide what it means -- FBI field offices and Homeland Security agencies will be advised of "extraordinary measures" that will go into place "beginning the first week of October through the elections."
More on October plan -- The view from abroad: sleepless in Amsterdam.
Is that a microchip in my meat? -- More than a thousand pounds of pork processed at a Sioux Center meatpacking plant was recalled Saturday because a microchip could be embedded in the meat.
What is Bush really hiding? -- Dan Rather has answered his critics. Now it is Bush's turn.
Photos from RNC--Inside Guantanamo on the Hudson -- Read about how the images were taken and smuggled out!!!
Rumsfeld warns against human trafficking! WHAT? -- Rumsfeld has issued a strong memo to military commanders and Pentagon contractors warning against support for prostitution and human trafficking, amid concerns that a previous directive has not solved the problem.
Genetically engineered grass gets loose! -- A new study shows that genes from genetically engineered grass can spread much farther than previously known, a finding that raises questions about the straying of other plants altered through biotechnology and that could hurt the efforts of two companies to win approval for the first bioengineered grass.
Diocese of Tucson declares bankruptcy -- The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson filed for bankruptcy on Monday, becoming the second United States diocese to seek court protection because of the cost of clerical sexual abuse cases.
The draft -- A key issue for young Americans and their families to consider as they prepare to cast their votes in the upcoming presidential election is the real likelihood of a military draft being reinstated if President Bush is re-elected. President Bush should tell us now whether he supports a military draft.
Unisys Weather -- The intent of this weather site is to provide a complete source of graphical weather information. This is intended to satisfy the needs of the weather professional but can be a tool for the casual user as well. The graphics and data are displayed as a meteorologist would expect to see. For the novice user, there are detailed explanation pages to guide them through the various plots, charts and images.
Incredible info related to 666 -- Made famous by the Book of Revelation (Chapter 13, verse 18, to be exact), it has also been studied extensively by mathematicians because of its many interesting properties. Here is a compendium of mathematical facts about the number 666. Most of the well-known "chestnuts" are included, but many are relatively new and have not been published elsewhere.
Compulsory service coming -- With the war locked into a bloody stalemate, the veterans are wondering how the military might find replacements to fill the gaps.
New microwave crowd control device for urban warfare -- Microwave weapons that cause pain without lasting injury are to be issued to American troops in Iraq for the first time as concern mounts over the growing number of civilians killed in fighting.
Hu Takes Full Power in China as He Gains Control of Military -- China's president, Hu Jintao, replaced Jiang Zemin as the country's military chief and de facto top leader on Sunday, state media announced, completing the first orderly transfer of power in the history of China's Communist Party.
Effort to Train New Iraqi Army Is Facing Delays -- Three months into its new mission, the military command in charge of training and equipping Iraqi security forces has fewer than half of its permanent headquarters personnel in place, despite having one of the highest-priority roles in Iraq.
UN: Disasters on the rise -- Hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters hit a growing number of people worldwide and are on the increase due partly to global warming, the United Nations' disaster reduction agency said on Friday.
The issue of the draft -- News Transcript - Secretary Rumsfeld Media Availability at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky.
What is Section 215? -- Section 215 allows the FBI to order any person or entity to turn over "any tangible things," so long as the FBI "specifies" that the order is "for an authorized investigation . . . to protect against international terrorism or clandestine intelligence activities." A MUST READ!!!
The official Dr. Ramona Miller Web Site -- get all the latest updates concerning Dr. Ramona Miller. A MUST SEE WEBSITE!
U.S. Military Running Out of Guard, Reserve Troops -- The US military may run out of national guard and reserve troops for the war on terrorism because of existing limits on involuntary mobilizations, a congressional watchdog agency warned in a report.
Iraq is full of WMD's - the "full article" -- It is one of the ironies of history: The United States went to war against Iraq in 2003 on the basis that Iraq was chock-a-block with ‘weapons of mass destruction’ (WMD). Eventually, the Americans had to admit they were wrong and they just couldn’t find those weapons. Many skeptics suspect the Bush administration lied about the WMDs in Iraq to cover a desire to invade and steal Iraqi oil.
Pentagon Revives Memory Project -- It's been seven months since the Pentagon pulled the plug on LifeLog, its controversial project to archive almost everything about a person. But now, the Defense Department seems ready to revive large portions of the program under a new name.
Why Bush Left Texas Guard -- Growing evidence suggests that George W. Bush abruptly left his Texas Air National Guard unit in 1972 for substantive reasons pertaining to his inability to continue piloting a fighter jet.
Clarksville police apologize for raiding wrong home -- ''I want to publicly apologize,'' Smith said this week during a press conference, adding that Friday's mistake was the first time in his 28 years with the department that officers had broken into the wrong home.
Arnold signs bill to ban .50-caliber BMG rifles -- California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a bill banning .50-caliber BMG rifles.
More on U.S. terrorists -- Two men were charged in a federal indictment on Thursday with raising money to support terrorists and recruiting would-be terrorists to fight in Afghanistan, Chechnya, Kosovo and Somalia.
Charter School system collapsing in California -- he businessman who used $100 million in state financing to build an empire of 60 mostly storefront schools had simply abandoned his headquarters as bankruptcy loomed, refusing to take phone calls. That left Mr. Larson, a school superintendent whose district licensed dozens of the schools, to clean up the mess.
New charges on Abu Gharib prison scandal -- Pentagon and other American officials have said the harsh interrogation methods described by the Afghans and outlined in the Army's charges were not authorized for use at Bagram.
Kerry charges Bush not telling truth about war in Iraq -- Senator John Kerry said at a National Guard conference on Thursday that President Bush was living in "a fantasy world of spin" and that the president had deceived them when he presented an optimistic picture of the war in Iraq at the same conference two days before.
Check 21 goes into effect October 28, 2004 -- Check 21 is sweeping new federal law that takes away your ability to get back your original paper checks. Under this law, consumers will be more likely to bounce checks and may find themselves paying higher bank fees.
The long awaited lawsuit over aspartame -- $350 MILLION RICO LAWSUIT FILED OVER ASPARTAME.
Major NEWS STORY: -- US War on Syria Excluded Under Resolution 1559 -- With a majority of nine votes, the UN Council last week adopted the resolution 1559 that calls for honoring Lebanon’s sovereignty and withdrawing all foreign forces from it within one month.
Meryl Nass M.D. testimony -- at UK Independent Pubic Inquiry into Gulf War Illness Sept.1,2004.
Money for oil--not Iraq -- The Bush administration plans to shift $3.46 billion from Iraqi reconstruction projects to the areas of security, oil output and the January elections.
Hepatitis B vaccine linked to multiple sclerosis -- People who are vaccinated against hepatitis B are at increased risk of multiple sclerosis, a study shows.
The Psycho State--by Rep. Ron Paul, MD -- A presidential initiative called The "New Freedom Commission on Mental Health" has issued a report recommending forced mental health screening for every child in America, including preschool children. The goal is to promote the patently false idea that we have a nation of children with undiagnosed mental disorders crying out for treatment.
Why We Need Fully Informed Juries -- The intent of the jury system is to do much more than allow citizens to mete out apt punishment to their neighbors. The jury system particularly provides citizens with the means to protect each other from tyrannical abuses of power by the government. Read More...
NJ Great Adventure theme park declares Muslims-only day -- Apopular North American amusement park is scheduled to host a "Great Muslim Adventure Day" this week in which the park will be open only to Muslims, drawing fire from various monitor groups.
400 FAMILIES OF 911 SUE BUSH - HE LET IT HAPPEN! -- FACTS OF THE CASE: This is a taxpayer class action suit against high officials in the current Bush administration, for complicity in aiding and abetting and facilitating the Sep. 11, 2001 attacks.
"US has dropped tons of DU in Iraq" -- Washington and its allies have tried to cover up this outrage because the chief culprit is the US itself, argue American and other experts trying to expose what they say is a war crime.
Colin Powell: Unlikely WMD Stocks Will Be Found in Iraq -- Secretary of State Colin Powell, who made the case to the world that pre-war Iraq had stocks of chemical and biological weapons, said on Monday he now thought these will probably never be found.
Putin to restructure Russian government -- During a meeting in the White House on Monday, Russian president Vladimir Putin has made a statement that is going to change the entire political structure of Russia completely.
9/11 was staged to defame Muslims -- YEMEN TIMES ARTICLE-Includes mention of "911 In Plane Site"
Pentagon video frames withheld -- A Must see!
Man arrested after leaving small tip -- A New York City man accused of leaving an inadequate tip at a restaurant was arrested, fingerprinted and photographed for a mug shot.
Hurricanes: from David Bay -- If the devastation from Ivan is truly catastrophic, you might even see Martial Law declared and FEMA exercising control over at least a portion of the state.
Don't Arrest Kerry in Shotgun Incident, Gun-Law Expert Says -- A Gun-law expert Alan Korwin is calling for calm in the national uproar over John Kerry's possible serious gun violations during a recent photo op in Racine, W.V.
We told you so: Drugs that cause suicide -- Top officials of the Food and Drug Administration acknowledged for the first time on Monday that antidepressants appeared to lead some children and teenagers to become suicidal.
ALLEGED hijacker's father denies his involvement -- Father of lead 9/11 hijacker defends son. Atta's father meets questions with anguish, defiance, contradictions that have typified many Arab responses in the three years since the planes crashed into the twin trade towers and the Pentagon.
9/11 and the "war on terrorism" -- "Millions of people have been misled regarding the causes and consequences of September 11.
Scores are Dead after Violence Spreads in Iraq -- The Associated Press reported that the total death toll throughout the country for the day reached 59, citing the Health Ministry and local authorities. Nearly 200 people were wounded, more than half of those in Baghdad.
1006 crosses and candles -- Laurel Mayo lights a candle next to a cross on the beach in Oceanside, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004 in memory of the over 1,000 U.S. soldiers who have died in the war in Iraq. San Diego Veterans for Peace placed 1,006 crosses and candles on the beach in memory of the all the U.S. service members killed. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
Dennis Kyne (.com) -- This webpage is dedicated to the over half million homeless Veterans in America. There is no excuse for leaving men and women out on the streets dumpster diving for dinner in the richest nation in the world. Support The Truth!!! Contact Info: Dennis Kyne--P.O. Box 720254--San Jose, CA 95712
II CHRONICLES 7:14 -- SEPT. 11th REMEMBERED -- A Must See!
Our "Nomination for the Warren Commission" site -- Check it out for yourself!!!
Curing Voting Fraud - Does Anyone Out There Care ?
AWOL during Vietnam -- George W. Bush must be punished under the law. No man is above the law. The crime: several violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) by George W. Bush during the Vietnam War.
Getting deeper into Depleted Uranium -- by LEUREN MORET -- 16 Sept 04
Badnarik is in favor of same-sex marriage -- Badnarik is in favor of same-sex marriage, saying, "The government shouldn't be in the business of licensing marriage, or of excluding anyone from it.
WTC INSURERS SUE AIRLINES OVER 9/11 -- This should get
interesting when American Airlines lawyers try to prove it wasn't their
On the day before the third anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States, insurers for some World Trade Center buildings sued American Airlines, United Airlines and others, alleging their negligence allowed the deadly hijackings.
Tune in to 911TruthRadio.com Saturday September 11th 2004 -- From 12.00pm London time onwards (7.00am New York time) - Internet streaming radio with an alternative explanation for 9-11.
Could your child be drafted? -- There hasn’t been a draft in the United States since 1973 yet the July 13 issue of Family Circle (on newsstands June 15-July 13) warns of strong indications that suggest a change may be in store next year.
Retired Generals, Admirals Call for Independent Probe into Torture -- Independent Panel on Abu Ghraib Is Urged - Senator, former military officers and rights group say reports on prisoner abuse have been narrow.
Finds Guantanamo Detainee Not an Enemy Combatant -- The US
military admitted for the first time yesterday that one of the prisoners
whom the Bush administration has held without charges for more than two
years at Guantánamo Bay was never an Al Qaeda or Taliban fighter and
should be immediately released from the interrogation camp in Cuba.
Millions Will Die in Extreme Climate Change -- Read the many articles!
Tens of Thousands of Iraqis Estimated Killed -- At Sheik Omar Clinic, a big book records 10,363 violent deaths in Baghdad and nearby towns since the war began last year - deaths caused by car bombs, clashes between Iraqis and coalition forces, mortar attacks, revenge killings and robberies.
Now It's Bush's Turn to Squirm -- Evidence of the president's fudged war record emerged in time to undermine the Republicans' triumphal march.
For 1,000 Troops, There is No Going Home -- The news on Tuesday of crossing the 1,000 marker for U.S. fatalities in Iraq has brought the conflict back into the headlines.
The Preemptive President -- Under the guise of preempting - or preventing - threats to the American people, George W. Bush has acted aggressively to "jump the gun" throughout his presidency. By the use of extreme rhetoric and scare tactics, Team Bush convinced Congress - and nearly half the electorate - that the guns he was jumping were real. The guns, however, proved illusory, and indeed, backfired, making us less safe.
Who bombed Jakarta? -- Jakarta, Indonesia - A car bomb exploded outside the Australian Embassy here today, killing at least eight people, and the Indonesian police chief said the blast was the work of the Al Qaeda-linked Islamic group Jemaah Islamiyah.
The Coming Bush Draft -- One thing George W. Bush forgot to mention at the Republican National Convention was that, if reelected, he would soon bring back the military draft.
HURRICANE IVAN WILL FINISH FLORIDA OFF -- Hurricane Ivan will be the third hurricane to hit Florida in a 30 day period. With all the military troops occupying the southern part of Florida - below the line from Tampa to Daytona Beach first called the MICKEY MOUSE LINE - another destructive hurricane will put this former state in open and complete military control (Martial Law) for the "good" of the citizens. Homeland Security will have its first major test of widespread control.
Defying Bush, House Votes to Block New Overtime Rules -- In a sharp rebuke of a new administration policy, the House moved Thursday to block the Labor Department from carrying out overtime rules that critics argued could deprive millions of workers of their overtime pay.
EU may assist -- What's Ahead for the Nation's Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride?
Pollution triggers bizarre behaviour in animals -- Hyperactive fish, stupid frogs, fearless mice and seagulls that fall over. It sounds like a weird animal circus, but this is no freak show. Animals around the world are increasingly behaving in bizarre ways, and the cause is environmental pollution.
Florida breaks records as hurricane magnet -- Charley, Frances
and Ivan. Three major hurricanes. Two assaults on Florida already and
possibly a third by next week. Get used to it. This is the new normal.
Scientists say we are in a period of enhanced hurricane activity that could last for decades, ending a 24-year period of below average activity. They also say the law of averages has caught up with Florida, with a change in atmospheric steering currents turning the state into a hurricane magnet.
Critical 32 Page Analysis of Bush's military records by Gerald Lechliter, a retired Army colonel -- Mr. Lechliter adds that Mr. Bush received unauthorized or fraudulent payments that breached National Guard rules, according to the documents that the White House itself released. (Warning: This is a 32 page .pdf file)
Ron Paul says "Reject the National ID Card" -- Dr. Ron Paul is a Republican member of Congress from Texas.
Bush Admin Orchestrated 9/11 says Senate Candidate -- INN Correspondent and Radio Producer James Hogue (ny911truth.org), reports, that today, at a press conference in Burlington VT at 1:00 PM EST , U.S. Senate candidate, Craig Hill, revealed photographic proof of the Bush Administration's complicity in the 9/11 attacks...read more!
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More on Weather Modification --Indigenous Weather Modification -- Humans modify the weather deliberately and unintentionally; this is well founded in both theory and observations.
Is there truth to this info on weather mod? -- Read how government co-opted Environmental Modification through the ENRON Scandal (That's RIGHT! Enron Scandal) in order to incorporate radiant weaponry within the system, being used against the populace of the United States and The World, AS WE SPEAK!
YOU, Your Water & Agenda 21 -- WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE - BUT IT WILL NO LONGER BE YOURS TO USE FREELY - By Ted Twietmeyer
'Hate Crime' Law Passes Senate - On To House - Greivous Constitutional Destruction The End Of Free Speech Nears --Everyone who knows about this act of madness which has NO BOUNDS OF INTERPRETATION UNDER THE LAW MUST CALL THEIR CONGRESSMAN IMMEDIATELY. By Ted Twietmeyer
9-11 Skepticism by Morgan Reynolds -- The treachery of that day three years ago continues to gnaw away at the nation. But to draw enlightened lessons, we’ve got to know what really happened. The problem, to paraphrase Democritus, is that the Bush administration has buried truth at the bottom of the sea.
Forces at Work to Build a US Police State -- In June 2004 Goss introduced legislation to give GW Bush new authority to direct CIA agents to conduct law-enforcement operations inside the United States-including arresting American citizens.
UNLAWFUL RESTRAINT -- It appears that the court has placed limits on the Patriot Act. Read the full article!
Warning for Vioxx users -- A study has shown that patients who take the arthritis drug Vioxx stood 50 percent higher risk of having a heart attack or experiencing a fatal cardiac episode than those taking Celebrex, another popular arthritis drug.
Evidence for health benefits of Coconut oil -- check out the link "What Oil Should You be Cooking With, and Which Should You Avoid?"
More on the Deserter-in-Command -- President Bush claims that in the fall of 1972, he fulfilled his Air National Guard duties at a base in Alabama. But Bob Mintz was there - and he is sure Mr. Bush wasn't.
Drafted into Slavery -- VERY URGENT!!! IF WE DO NOT ACT QUICKLY WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO STOP THIS! CONGRESS WILL BE IN SESSION FROM SEPTEMBER 7th UNTIL SOMETIME IN THE FIRST WEEK OF OCTOBER WHEN THEY GO HOME TO CAMPAIGN. WE MUST CALL THEM NOW AT THE CAPITAL SWITCHBOARD TO LET THEM KNOW THAT WE WILL NOT TOLERATE A DRAFT. CALL BOTH YOUR SENATOR AND REPRESENTATIVE AT 202-225-3121 AND ASK THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS: Read Them at the above link!
THE TRUTH BEHIND THE VACCINE COVER-UP -- By Russell Blaylock, M.D. -- In essence, too many vaccines are being given to children during the brain's most rapid growth period. Known toxic metals are beings used in the vaccines that interfere with brain metabolism, antioxidant enzymes, damage DNA and DNA repair enzymes and trigger excitotoxicity.
Notice To All Veterans! -- Jeff Trueman with VERPA is asking if anyone wants to be co-plaintiffs on his suit with the International Criminal Court (ICC) to contact him.
Leaked Torture Memo - It won’t take long reading this to determine how TORTURED the legal logic of the administration is. What will take more time is to figure out why they have allowed this display of inhumanity to be released for us all to read.
SPECIAL ALERT- 9/11 BILL may be MUCH worse than Patriot Act II ! -- WHAT'S IN THOSE 41 9/11 COMMISSION RECOMMENDATIONS THAT CONGRESS IS NOW RUSHING TO TURN INTO LAW?
Ban on Headscarves in France -- A law banning Islamic head scarves and other religious symbols from French public schools took effect peacefully on Thursday, transforming the first day of school into a nationwide show of defiance of a demand by the kidnappers of two French journalists in Iraq that the law be rescinded.
South Korea admits to Uranium -- The South Korean government has admitted to the International Atomic Energy Agency that a group of the country's scientists secretly produced a small amount of near-weapons grade uranium, raising suspicions that South Korea may have attempted a secret program to counter North Korea's nuclear arsenal.
FEMA CONCENTRATION CAMPS: Locations and Executive Orders -- There over 800 prison camps in the United States, all fully operational and ready to receive prisoners. They are all staffed and even surrounded by full-time guards, but they are all empty. Read Why.
U.S. CONCENTRATION CAMPS, FEMA, AND THE REX 84 PROGRAM -- The Rex 84 Program was established on the reasoning that if a mass exodus of illegal aliens crossed the Mexican/US border, they would be quickly rounded up and detained in detention centers by FEMA. Rex 84 allowed many military bases to be closed down and to be turned into prisons.
Helped Bush Dodge Vietnam to Break Silence -- The Republican
campaign gets ready for shock waves, as the former Texas official who
says he pulled strings to get George W. Bush into the Air National Guard
finally goes public.
Ben Barnes to break silence on "60 Minutes" -- The Republican campaign gets ready for shock waves, as the former Texas official who says he pulled strings to get George W. Bush into the Air National Guard finally goes public.
Environmental Exposure Report - Pesticides - Final Report April 17, 2003 - older article but worth a repeat!
International Criminal Tribunal for Afghanistan -- Written opinion of Judge Niloufer Baghwat
World Depleted Uranium Weapons Conference, Hamburg, Germany -- October 16-19, 2004
"Marin Depleted Uranium Resolution Heats Up - GI’s Will Come Home To A Slow Death" -- August 2004 Coastal Post Online by Carol Sterrit.
"Depleted Uranium: The Trojan Horse of Nuclear War," -- August 2004 World Affairs Journal by Leuren Moret:
"DU: Dirty Bombs, Dirty Missiles, and Dirty Bullets - A Death Sentence Here and Abroad" -- by Leuren Moret
American Free Press four-part series on DU by Christopher Bollyn -- be sure to read all four parts!
Important childhood vaccine info -- Tell the Truth About Vaccines or Keep Away From my Children!!!
"Letter from Colleen Rowley to FBI Director" -- Coleen Rowley's Memo to FBI Director Robert Mueller.
ZOGBY 9/11 POLL HITS Washington Post! -- A Zogby poll released Monday said that 49 percent of New York City residents believed that national leaders "knew in advance that attacks were planned . . . and that they consciously failed to act." An even larger proportion of minority New Yorkers take this view. Sixty-three percent of black New Yorkers and 60 percent of Hispanics believe that officials had prior warnings, the poll said. (our very own Dave von Kleist is mentioned!)
Nausea in New York -- When your war is a disaster, when your economy is a mess, when your people are out of work by the millions, when the environment is under total assault because of your policies, and when your best pals are pocketing billions of dollars in taxpayer money on the sneak, you’d do well to avoid discussing the issues. Unfortunately for Bush, the manner in which he and his campaign are attempting to change the subject is becoming an issue in and of itself.
Sovereign Iraq deadly to U.S. troops -- Two months after the U.S. handed sovereignty back to Iraq amid hopes of reduced violence, more than 110 U.S. troops have been killed and much of the country remains hostile territory. The toll of U.S. dead since the war began last year is fast approaching 1,000.
They Let It Happen On Purpose! 9/11 The final Dots -- Top 20 "Let IT Happen On Purpose" Suspects (Be sure to read the entire page...very interesting article)
Touting these military delegates in direct violation of their own Defense Department directive -- In direct violation of DOD policy issued August 02, 2004, the Republican National Convention is touting 3% of it's 4800 delegates (144 delegates) as active duty military personnel.
Depleted Uranium Round -- Check it out!
Don't Waste Blood -- No American soldier should ever die, except in defense of his or her own country. Period. End of story. And every politician who wastes American blood should be thrown out of office.
Petition to the Senate to Investigate Oddities Involving 9/11 Terrorist Attacks -- We, the undersigned, do hereby petition the Senate of the United States of America to thoroughly investigate the events surrounding the acts of terrorism that transpired in the United States on September 11, 2001. Such an investigation would include research into the following peculiarities relating to the terrorist attacks on the United States on 9/11: Read More...
Avian flu and Spanish flu update -- The United States may have to close schools, restrict travel and ration scarce medications if a powerful new flu strain spurs a worldwide outbreak, according to federal plans for the next pandemic, obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.
U.S. call center jobs moving to Canada -- More than 140,000 call center jobs will vanish from the United States over the next four years as companies seek to lower customer service costs by shipping work to Canada and other countries with lower labor costs, according to a study released this week.
Toy In Candy Bag Appears To Depict 9/11 Attack -- A bag of candy shocked a local grandmother and will most likely shock you. The toy inside looks like a plane flying right into the Twin Towers. Now, that toy is off some local store shelves because of our story.
The Worst Case Scenario Under Anarchy -- Let’s pretend for a moment that governments on all levels vanished instantly. What would happen?
Homeland Security Whistleblower Removed for Exposing Terrorist Threats -- After warning American citizens via her website about bribery of U.S. immigration officials by illegal Muslims using sham marriages to secure green cards and citizenship, one of whom was reportedly linked to lead 9-11 hijacker Mohamed Atta and Khalil bin Laden, Homeland Security whistleblower Mary Schneider was removed last Thursday from her duties as an adjudications officer and directed to remain off the premises of the Orlando Citizenship and Immigration Services.
U.S. Illegally Dried River, Judge Rules -- In a major decision that could affect farming and development in the state's vast middle, a federal judge ruled Friday that the U.S. government has illegally dried up California's second-biggest river, the San Joaquin, by diverting most of its flow to agriculture.
Taking Zocor or Vioxx? Read this -- Cholesterol Study Poses Dangers For Merck.
Missouri tracks scofflaws via pizza-delivery databases -- It's dinnertime, and you're hungry and tired, so you pick up the phone and order your favorite pizza. But you might have just landed yourself a lot more than pepperoni and cheese.
Hijacker defends himself (very well) -- Read the many Motions filed by Zacarias Moussaoui, the so-called 20th hijacker. Filed when acting in his own defense.
FAKE TERROR, get rid of your TV!
-- Throughout history, Fake Terror has been the road to war
and dictatorship. In the context of 9/11, we have reviewed the many
usages of Fake Terror where leaders needed an excuse for War and
Tyranny: Check out these links:
NPR expanding! -- With a newly robust endowment burning holes in its not-for-profit pockets, National Public Radio is in the midst of a major expansion.
Republican info-convention will continually remind of us 9-11 -- Republican leaders said yesterday that they would repeatedly remind the nation of the Sept. 11 attacks as their convention opens in New York City today, beginning a week in which the party seeks to pivot to the center and seize on street demonstrations to portray Democrats as extremist.
U.S. can seize assets, no conviction required -- Section 806 of the USA Patriot Act allows the president of the United States to take the property of anyone who is "perpetrating" or "planning" terrorism against the country, its people or their property.
TODAY'S `LOST' SOLDIER -- By Wife of a Gulf War Veteran...A MUST Read!!!
Kiss Your Rights Goodbye -- What should have been a disaster for G.W. Bush's presidency, then, has instead served as a pretext for conducting it like a dictatorship, with John Ashcroft's Justice Department as its secret police. Strange to say, the branch of the government that got the country into this mess is the only one that can get us out.
Outspoken Canadian Legislator Calls U.S. 'Idiots' -- Check out what Canadian Member of Parliament Carolyn Parrish had to say about us Americans (not nice)!!!
"Letter From Home" -- "Dear Jimmy" cartoon. A Must see!
Anti-Bush NY Protests Could Spark Confrontation -- Protests -- and arrests -- began in New York on Thursday, days before the start of the Republican convention, where President Bush will be nominated for re-election in a city that voted overwhelmingly for his opponent four years ago.
Handling Procedures for Equipment Contaminated with Depleted Uranium of Radioactive Commodities -- From The Dept. of the Army (WARNING: This is a .pdf file)
Depleted Uranium: The Trojan Horse of Nuclear War -- by LEUREN MORET / World Affairs-The Journal of International Issues 1 July 04
DU Syndrome Stricken Vets Denied Care -- Far from the radioactive battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, another war is being waged. This war, over the use of depleted uranium (DU) weapons, is being fought between the military top brass and the men who understand the dangers of DU: former military doctors and nuclear scientists.
Depleted Uranium: Dirty Bombs, Dirty Missiles, Dirty Bullets -- A Death Sentence Here And Abroad by Leuren Moret August 22, 2004 (also check out our Depleted Uranium section on the "links" page)
Finally, something TPH agrees with: Kerry calls for Rumsfeld resignation -- Kerry Renews Call for Rumsfeld to Resign -- Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry on Wednesday renewed his call for Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to resign and urged President Bush to appoint an independent investigation to provide reforms after a report faulted all levels of the military for abuse at Abu Ghraib prison.
I nominate "Rumsfeld for felon" award -- The report rarely mentions Mr. Rumsfeld by name, referring most often instead to the "office of the secretary of defense." But as a sharp criticism of postwar planning for Iraq, it represents the most explicit official indictment to date of an operation that was very much the province of Mr. Rumsfeld and his top deputies.
"Pandemic" influenza -- HHS Calls For Plan To Counter Threat of Flu.
This man lost his son, was critically injured and charges may be pending! -- A Hollywood man was severely burned after he ignited a U.S. Marine Corps van upon learning from the Marines that his son had died in Iraq, according to Hollywood police.
Blair to be impeached (like Clinton) -- MPs are planning to impeach Tony Blair for "high crimes and misdemeanours" in taking Britain to war against Iraq, reviving an ancient practice last used against Lord Palmerston more than 150 years ago.
Hicks pleads not guilty at staged military hearing -- The alleged Taliban fighter David Hicks pleaded not guilty when he finally faced his accusers in a Cuban courtroom.
Olympics not happy with Bush ads...get in line. -- Top International Olympic Committee officials are furious at what they see as US President George Bush's hijacking of the Olympic name for his re-election campaign.
TEENS abused at Abu Ghraib -- An Army investigation into the Abu Ghraib prison scandal has found that military police dogs were used to frighten detained Iraqi teenagers as part of a sadistic game, one of many details in the forthcoming report that were provoking expressions of concern and disgust among Army officers briefed on the findings.
Ending Iraq insurgency could take up to 10 YEARS!!! -- US army officials have said that it could take up to 10 years to crush the insurgency in Iraq, which has shown no signs of letting up since the transfer of power to an interim Iraqi government.
Terrorism suspected in Russian Jet crashes -- A Russian airliner crashed Tuesday night and a second jet disappeared minutes later after relaying a hijacking signal, raising fears that the aircraft were the targets of simultaneous terrorist attacks.
U.S. asked Boeing for remote control--(patent already exists?) -- Terrorists could be prevented from carrying out September 11-style attacks by a device that would allow air traffic controllers to take control of aircraft and land them remotely.
Guantánamo Britons to be visited by lawyers -- The United States is to allow three British citizens and two British residents their first access to a lawyer since being imprisoned in Guantánamo Bay over two years ago.
Depleted Uranium: Dirty Bombs, Dirty Missiles, Dirty Bullets -- A Death Sentence Here And Abroad by Leuren Moret August 22, 2004 (also check out our Depleted Uranium section on the "links" page)
Human chips more than skin-deep -- Advocates of technologies like radio frequency identification tags say their potentially life-saving benefits far outweigh any Orwellian concerns about privacy. RFID tags sewn into clothing or even embedded under people's skin could curb identity theft, help identify disaster victims and improve medical care, they say. Yet, critics say such technologies would make it easier for government agencies to track a person's every movement and allow widespread invasion of privacy.
Bush and their torrid family history -- Numerous writers have compared the Bush tactics with those used by Hitler, while others have documented the connection between Prescott Bush and the Nazis. However, there is much more to what has lead the Bush regime to transform the United Stated into a fascist police state.
You're Guilty Until Proven More Guilty! -- If you don't know your rights then you have no rights.
How to Lose Your Job in Talk Radio -- Clear Channel gags an antiwar conservative - Why did this happen? Why only a couple of months after my company picked up the option on my contract for another year in the fifth-largest city in the United States, did it suddenly decide to relegate me to radio Outer Darkness? The answer lies hidden in the oil-and-water incompatibility of these two seemingly disconnected phrases: "Criticizing Bush" and "Clear Channel."
Preventing WWIII -- Lovers of Truth: Why isn't this a headline in every U.S. newspaper...Iran warns of preemptive strike on US forces.
14 WTC search and rescue dogs dead -- Fourteen search and rescue dogs have died since their exposure to toxic rubble from the Sept. 11 terrorist attack - including eight from cancer, according to a study by the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. But researchers believe there is no connection between the deaths and the chemicals they were exposed to...hmmmmm?
Special Forces Idema had DoD letter -- Jonathan Keith "Jack" Idema got into Afghanistan in 2001 after an official at the U.S. Embassy in Uzbekistan wrote a letter identifying him as a contractor with the Department of Defense. Three years later, Idema stands accused of running an illegal jail in what has been termed a freelance search for terrorists. The U.S. government says it did not sponsor or employ him.
Another soldier commits suicide -- Many are suffering from depression.
Now Al Sadr helps with release of journalist --allegedly! -- US
journalist Micah Garen, who was kidnapped in Iraq more than a week ago,
was released today in the southern city of Nasiriyah.
Garen spoke to Al-Jazeera television late today, confirming his release.
James Baker: We do not have an opinion on Arab conflict -- "I am not taking sides."1 --Secretary of State James Baker offering an apparent rationalization for Iraq's use of chemical weapons against Kuwait.
GI's will conveniently miss trial for detainees -- Four Army police officers faced criminal charges last year for kicking and punching seven Iraqi prisoners at Camp Bucca, assaults that resulted in broken bones. Instead of sending them to trial, however, commanders booted them from the service.
New (unfair) rules on overtime -- The Bush administration's new overtime rules go into effect today, but the Kerry campaign has already begun attacking the overhauled regulations, saying they will hurt millions of American workers.
Neo-Nazis at it again -- Fire swept through a Jewish community center in eastern Paris in the early morning hours on Sunday after arsonists broke into the building and scrawled swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans inside. It was the latest in a wave of neo-Nazi acts across the country.
Rep. call for disbanding the CIA -- The Republican chairman of the Senate intelligence committee said Sunday that he would propose legislation to break up the Central Intelligence Agency and divide its responsibilities among three new spy agencies.
More Psychiatric Fraud-Patch Adams says Prez should be evaluated first -- This is GOOD! The real Patch Adams, a physician based in Arlington, VA, has volunteered to screen President Bush. "He needs a lot of help. I'll see him for free." A Must Read!!!
Gulf War Illness is NOT PTSD! -- THE ROLE OF CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL AND RADIOLOGICAL EXPOSURES IN GULF WAR ILLNESSES, CHRONIC DISORDERS AND MENTAL HEALTH.
Shocking info on sick vets! -- "Gulf war vets are coming down with these symptoms at twice the rate of vets from previous conflicts," said Barbara A. Goodno from the Department of Defense’s Deployment Health Support Directorate.
Ted Kennedy on No Fly list? -- Between March 1 and April 6, airline agents tried to block Mr. Kennedy from boarding airplanes on five occasions because his name resembled an alias used by a suspected terrorist who had been barred from flying on airlines in the United States, his aides and government officials said.
Chavez not U.S. choice -- When President Hugo Chávez was ousted in a coup two years ago, the Bush administration celebrated, calling the ouster his own doing. The rest of Latin America was left fuming by the overthrow and expressed strong support for Mr. Chávez as he was almost immediately swept back into power in a popular uprising.
Iran threatens preemptive strikes -- Iran's defense minister, Vice Adm. Ali Shamkhani, has warned that Iran may resort to pre-emptive strikes to prevent an attack on its nuclear facilities.
Iraq threatens to kill all reporters? What might go on without reporters? -- IRAQI police have threatened to kill every journalist working in the holy city of Najaf, where US forces are locked in a tense stand-off with Moqtada al-Sadr's Mehdi Army.
Calling All Couch Patriots - Did You Get Up Yet ? -- By Ted Twietmeyer
Kirtland airman faces murder charge -- An airman at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., charged with shooting another airman in the face was arraigned Aug. 10 in the state’s 2nd Judicial District Court.
Franks takes blame for 'mission accomplished' -- Retired Gen. Tommy Franks tried to take the blame Monday for President Bush's much-criticized comments declaring an end to major combat in Iraq more than a year ago.
What is the real death count with the hurricane? -- The current CONFIRMED body count in our 3 county area on the west coast of Florida is near 400 as I write this.
Just letting you know they are intimidating the protestors -- Several Democratic lawmakers called on Tuesday for a Justice Department investigation into the Federal Bureau of Investigation's questioning of would-be demonstrators about possible violence at the political conventions, saying the questioning may have violated the First Amendment.
"No child left behind" program needs to be left behind -- At Madison Park Elementary, a high-poverty school whose students have failed to make enough progress year after year, the momentous consequences threatened in President Bush's landmark education law, No Child Left Behind, should come crashing down any month now.
Why do terrorists always have their "handbook" with them? -- The British police charged eight men on Tuesday with conspiracy to murder and with violations of the Terrorism Act after finding that two of them possessed surveillance information on financial centers in Washington, New York and New Jersey that were the focus of the terror alert earlier this month in the United States.
Non-Arab recruits scout for al-Qaeda -- Al-Qaeda allies are believed to be scouting U.S. targets, and the terror organization is using non-Arab recruits to avoid detection, U.S. law enforcement and intelligence officials say.
DoD Standardizes HIV Test Interval Across All Services -- Military members are now required to be tested for HIV every two years, according to a Defense Department health policy change implemented March 29.
AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY -- Florence Griffith Joyner was an all-American hero -- She posed for a milk mustache ad, and in doing so might very well have been betrayed and killed by a product that did NOT do her body good. A MUST Read article on milk-related problems!
Prozac in Drinking Water? Likely So -- Water Treatment Plants Not Designed to Get Rid of Medications.
Old Life magazine article that needs to be read again -- When our soldiers risked their lives in the Gulf, they never imagined that their children might suffer the consequences--or that their country would turn its back on them.
FBI Tracks Potential GOP Protesters -- Federal agents and city police are keeping tabs on people they say might try to cause trouble at the Republican National Convention, questioning activists, making unannounced visits and monitoring Web sites and meetings.
Here is something I thought of as I watched your 911 IN PLANE SITE --sent to TPH by a listener.
Quote sent to TPH by a listener -- Patriotic Fervor
Reorganization of the military--major red flags -- Bush Tells Veterans of Plan to Redeploy G.I.'s Worldwide. President Bush said Monday that the Pentagon would withdraw 60,000 to 70,000 troops during the next decade from Europe and Asia in the biggest realignment of the United States military since the end of the cold war.
Journalists expelled from Najaf -- The Iraqi authorities ordered foreign journalists to leave Najaf yesterday, threatening to arrest or even shoot reporters as US marines and Iraqi government forces resumed the fight against Shia militants.
Federal Reserve to do business over internet! -- With little fanfare, the Federal Reserve will begin transferring the nation's money supply over an Internet-based system this month - a move critics say could open the U.S.'s banking system to cyber threats.
Brain diseases triples! -- The numbers of sufferers of brain diseases, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and motor neurone disease, have soared across the West in less than 20 years, scientists have discovered.
Millions of Olympic tickets unsold -- IOC officials, worried by the television images being flashed around the world of athletes competing in near empty stadiums, have told the Athens Games organisers to give tickets away for free if necessary.
"I joined the military to BLOW things up" -- Army on track to meet goal of re-enlisted soldiers...but who are they taking???
tells the truth about "In Plane Site" -- 911 Video Shocks
Churches to lose tax-exempt status -- Christians face threat pushing Bible beliefs.
New CIA director should make you feel safe -- Following George Tenet's resignation as Director of Central Intelligence at the CIA, the Bush administration immediately pointed to Rep. Porter Goss, as its handpicked nominee. (Two weeks before 9/11, Porter Goss, the White House nominee for the CIA Director of Intelligence was being "briefed on the growing threat of al Qaeda" (WP, 5/04/03) by a Pakistani General who "ran a spy agency notoriously close to Osama bin Laden and the Taliban." (WP, 5/18/02)
"7.62 Millimeter" -- Poem from unknown soldier in Iraq.
A Painfully true letter from Bob Jones -- responding to PUBMED: Gulf War Illnesses; Somatic syndrome
Tareq Aziz Seeks Lawyers to Defend Him on Mass Murder Charges -- Former Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz has authorized his family to hire lawyers to defend him against two capital charges of mass murder, his son Ziad said yesterday.
Setting the stage for you -- U.S.: 'No legal rights' for detainees -- The Bush administration is taking a hard line on whether prisoners at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have a right to lawyers to help them file lawsuits challenging their detentions.
USE OF CESIUM CHLORIDE TO CURE MALIGNANCIES -- Nobel Prize Laureate, Dr. Otto Warburg, discovered that when he lowered the oxygen levels of tissues by 35 % for 48 hours normal cells were converted into irreversible cancer cells. Very interesting article!
Gulf Allies 'All Faced Chemical Exposure' -- US investigators researching illnesses suffered by veterans of the first Gulf war yesterday insisted that all troops and civilians in the area might have been exposed to low levels of chemical agents.
Bush Finance Honcho Donated to Nader -- Ralph Nader has found an unexpected friend in Massachusetts. Hopkinton computer tycoon Richard Egan, the Bush campaign's finance chairman in John Kerry's home state, has personally contributed the maximum amount allowed by law -- $2,000 -- to Nader's presidential campaign.
Agent Orange, the Next Generation -- In 1984, after years of battles over science and damage tabulations, seven American chemical companies settled a huge class-action suit by Vietnam veterans who claimed that the defoliant Agent Orange caused cancer, birth defects and a nightmarish brew of other health problems.
DoD calls for more military guinea pigs -- A new program starting today to develop a new defense against anthrax will depend on servicemembers' donated plasma to be most effective.
Halliburton Questioned on $1.8 Billion Iraq Work -- Pentagon auditors have concluded that Halliburton Co. failed to adequately account for more than $1.8 billion of work in Iraq and Kuwait, the Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday, citing a Pentagon report.
Newcastle scientists get human cloning go-ahead -- Scientists at Newcastle University today became the first researchers in the UK to be granted permission to clone human embryos for medical research.
Russia tests intercontinental ballistic missile -- Russia successfully launched an intercontinental ballistic missile in a test firing yesterday, the Strategic Missile Forces said in a statement. The RS-18 missile blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and hit a set target in the Kamchatka peninsula in the Russian Far East, about 6700 kilometres east of Moscow.
Iran Tests Missile Capable of Hitting Israel -- Iran's defense ministry said on Wednesday it had carried out a field test of the latest version of its Shahab-3 medium-range ballistic missile which defense experts say can reach Israel or U.S. bases in the Gulf.
Bin Laden hints major assassination -- U.S. intelligence officials say a high-profile political assassination, triggered by the public release of a new message from Osama bin Laden, will lead off the next major al Qaeda terrorist attack, The Washington Times has learned.
Plant foods to the rescue -- A growing body of research shows that, once inside the body, fruits and vegetables spring into the role of superheroes, fighting cancer and other diseases in at least eight simultaneous ways. And, like the Superfriends, they seem to work better as a team.
This is the global Army happy to remove YOUR weapons -- The Pentagon has urged Congress to authorise a $700 million package designed to build a global anti-terrorist network of friendly militias.
Others would be arrested for saying this -- Assassins may have closed on Broadway, but another show is taking aim at the leader of the free world in the new guerilla comedy "I'm Gonna Kill the President!" A Federal Offense.
More on the ONLY person to be indicted in 9-11 -- A German court on Tuesday began the retrial of Mounir el-Motassadeq, the only person to be convicted for involvement in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, with the disclosure that the United States would for the first time share evidence about the plot.
Action taken re: illegal Aliens (three years to late) -- Citing concerns about terrorists crossing the nation's borders, the Department of Homeland Security said on Tuesday that it planned to give border patrol agents sweeping new powers to deport illegal aliens from the frontiers with Mexico and Canada without providing them the opportunity to make their case before an immigration judge.
Wal-Mart and irradiated foods -- If you ever saw it, you would even say it glows! Here's the a press release put out in May about irradiated food being test-marketed at Wal-Mart in Nebraska: "Civic Leaders and Public Citizen Tell Wal-Mart "Nebraskans Won’t Buy Meat Treated with Radiation!"
Vietnam Combat Veteran who is working hard to make sure that folks know just how much harm Kerry has done to our soldiers, the military, MIA's & POW's, and American Veterans in general -- check out the photo!
Marin Depleted Uranium Resolution Heats Up -- GI's will Come Home to a Slow Death.
Warning over five-in-one vaccine -- The government is today due to unveil plans for a new five-in-one vaccine for babies to be introduced in September.
The Centers for Disease Creation & Proliferation gave samples of West Nile virus - among other deadly biological agents - to Saddam Hussein's Iraq in the 1980s. -- While health officials reported this week West Nile virus has sickened 108 people in 10 states this summer, they continue to withhold opinions on how, where and why the mosquito-born disease originated.
Bush wants to be your shrink -- Now Bush wants to test every American for mental illness--including you! And guess who will create the tests?
Is this what this country stands for? -- Troops Who Witnessed Torture Ordered to Just Walk Away.
Bacterial infection kills 100 patients at Quebec hospital in 18 months: -- A bacterial agent commonly found in health-care settings has been blamed for the deaths of 100 patients in the last 18 months in a single Quebec hospital, says an infectious disease expert at the facility, who is calling for government action to forestall more outbreaks across the country.
44,000 inmates to be RFID chipped -- One US state reckons it's cracked how to keep track of all of its 44,000 prison inmates - RFID-chip them. The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRH) has approved a $415,000 contract to trial the tracking technology with Alanco Technologies.
MIRACLES AND WONDERS -- Last week, USA Today reported a joint effort between Qualcomm and American Airlines' to allow passengers to make cellphone calls from aircraft in flight. According to the story, the satellite-based system employs a "Pico cell" to act as a small cellular tower.
Rumsfeld saves pipeline! -- Construction of BP's controversial $3bn (£1.6bn) oil pipeline from the Caspian Sea to Turkey resumed only after the intervention of Donald Rumsfeld, the US Secretary of Defense, and other senior members of the Bush administration, it has emerged.
Iraq explodes after request for ceasefire -- Protected by about 100 guards, Iraq’s interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi visited the war-shattered city of Najaf, calling on Shiite militants to lay down their weapons after days of fierce clashes with US forces.
400 Iraqis killed, 1000 detainees -- US occupation forces killed 400 Iraqis and detained 1,000 others after fierce clashes in An-Najaf over the past two days, the holy city’s governor Adnan Al-Zorfi said Friday, August 6.
Murder charge against Chalabi -- Saddam trial chief faces Iraqi murder charge. Salem Chalabi, the man organising the trial of Saddam Hussein, was facing a murder charge himself last night after an Iraqi judge issued a warrant for his arrest.
Senator Seeks Inquiry Into Abuse Report -- A senator sent the Pentagon a letter Sunday seeking an investigation into a report that U.S. soldiers were ordered to abandon an effort to prevent Iraqi jailers from abusing prisoners.
Concerns with Patriot Act mount -- After saluting the flag and purring about a potluck invitation from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the City Council of this town of 13,000 got down to the business of the night: a public hearing on whether to oppose the USA Patriot Act.
More Israelis killed in past 4 years than in previous 53 years -- The number of Israeli casualties since the start of the intifada, including both deaths and injuries, exceeds the total number of casualties due to terror attacks during the previous 53 years, Shin Bet security service chief Avi Dichter told the cabinet yesterday.
Kerry's Commander has second thoughts -- The following statement from Swift Boat Veterans for Truth is in response to an article appearing in the morning edition of the Boston Globe ("Veteran Retracts Criticism of Kerry") which implies that one Vietnam Veteran wishes to retract an affidavit he signed regarding John Kerry’s actions during and after Kerry’s time in Vietnam. Click on the above link for entire article.
Science Channel: Owning the Weather -- Both the private sector and the US Military are actively attempting to control the world's weather. Discover the latest attempts at cloud seeding and other programs designed to modify the weather. It will be aired again Aug 14th and 15th, so have your video tapes (or DVD recorders) ready. Click on the above link for more info!
Several strains of mycoplasma have been "engineered" to become more dangerous -- They are now being blamed for AIDS, cancer, CFS, MS, CJD and other neurosystemic diseases.
BUSH'S LATEST GAFFE -- George Bush has added another verbal gaffe to his long list of blunders. The latest addition to the catalogue of Bushisms came as he addressed Pentagon chiefs during the signing ceremony of a defence spending bill. Check it out!
Link to articles similar to "Doctors & Torture" -- New England Journal of Medicine
U.S. Fatalities in Iraq -- as of Aug. 1, 2004 broken down by States.
US army food... just add urine -- The US military has devised a way to ensure its troops in battle need never go hungry - with dried food that can be rehydrated using dirty water or urine.
Queens Home for Mentally Ill Settles Lawsuit for $7 Million -- Six years ago, 24 mentally ill residents of a Queens adult home were coerced into having prostate surgery in a medical scheme that generated tens of thousands of dollars in government fees and proved emblematic of New York's troubled system of adult homes.
Pastor David Meyer's newsletter -- always enlightening, but this August issue is a definite MUST READ!
Retired general: Bush foreign policy a 'national disaster' -- A former Air Force chief of staff and one-time "Veteran for Bush" said Saturday that America's foreign relations for the first three years of President Bush's term have been "a national disaster" but that the president's Democratic rival was "up to the task" of rebuilding.
IRR call-up puts lives in disarray -- Individual Ready Reserve infrequently used pool of former soldiers who can be called to duty in a national emergency or war. Not infrequent any longer!!!
Human Events Exclusive Vietnam Vets Blast Kerry in New TV Ad -- Watch the ad by clicking on this link.
"They Knew" -- As the 9/11 Commission recently reported, there was "no credible evidence" of a collaborative relationship between Iraq and al Qaeda. Similarly, no weapons of mass destruction have been found in Iraq. With U.S. casualties mounting in an election year, the White House is grasping at straws to avoid being held accountable for its dishonesty.
Libraries to Destroy Citizen-Friendly Publications -- Ashcroft Tells Libraries to Destroy Citizen-Friendly Publications. The depository libraries was instructed to destroy five publications the Department has deemed not "appropriate for external use."
It's Not So Hard to Switch to a Vegan Diet: Report -- Making the switch from a regular meat-and-dairy diet to an all plant-based, vegan diet may be easier than it would seem, new research suggests.
Click on this link to check out Penta-Lawn, the most amazing lawn ever developed! -- Tested at the Pentagon on 9/11/01, this lawn was shown to resist fire, skid marks, explosions and planes crashing into it! It also repels airplane wreckage, body parts, jet fuel and luggage! Check out this amazing lawn for yourself!
Will China clothe the world? -- The Jan. 1 end to global textile and apparel quotas could trigger a massive transfer of wealth and jobs from other developing nations. The change is already spreading something close to panic in dozens of poor countries, especially in the Caribbean, Central America, northern Africa, and Southeast Asia.
Women's Lipstick - Made With Cow Brains -- Cow brains may be an ingredient in your lipstick. The good news? The FDA is banning it. The Food and Drug Administration has told cosmetics makers they can no longer use brain and spinal cord tissue from older cattle in lipstick, hair sprays, and other products, reports The Associated Press.
Children under 10 in Iraqi prisons--IT's FOR THE CHILDREN -- A Sunday Herald investigation has discovered that coalition forces are holding more than 100 children in jails such as Abu Ghraib. Witnesses claim that the detainees - some as young as 10 - are also being subjected to rape and torture.
Kerry's wounds self-inflicted -- Two of John Kerry's Purple Hearts were for self-inflicted wounds, charges a new book by two of the presidential candidate's Vietnam comrades.
CLOSE THE DOOR ON THE DRAFT -- The issue of a draft is being downplayed until after the election. Both major candidates as well as D's and R's of every stripe see the return of the draft as a good thing. Bills sit at the ready in both the House (HR163) and the Senate (S 89). But this is not your father's draft my friends, this new and improved version makes a specific mention that WOMEN are to be included.
Israel soldiers to use cannabis--for PTSD? -- Israeli soldiers suffering from combat stress after tours of duty in the Palestinian territories could soon be treated with cannabis to relieve their symptoms, the Ma'ariv daily reported.
Republican candidate admits supporting eugenics -- The Republican congressional candidate James L Hart has acknowledged that he is an unapologetic supporter of eugenics. "I would characterise him as a racist, an elitist," said Dennis Bertrand, a financial analyst and former military officer who also stood as a candidate. "His idea of ... genetically altering the human race in order to build a super race with super intelligence is appalling."
Home Schooling On The Rise in US -- The estimated figure of students taught at home has grown 29 percent since 1999, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, part of the Education Department.
ALA welcomes DOJ decision to rescind destruction request -- The American Library Association (ALA) today welcomed the Department of Justice's decision to rescind its request that the Government Printing Office Superintendent of Documents instruct depository libraries to destroy all copies of five Department of Justice publications addressing forfeiture.
Does Teflon Pose Health Hazards? -- Teflon and the chemicals used in its production have grown into a $2 billion-a-year industry. This includes ammonium perfluorooctanoate, known as C-8, which has been linked to cancer, organ damage and other health effects in tests on laboratory animals.
MIRACLES AND WONDERS of 9/11... -- Last week, USA Today reported a joint effort between Qualcomm and American Airlines' to allow passengers to make cell phone calls from aircraft in flight. According to the story, the satellite-based system employs a "Pico cell" to act as a small cellular tower. Before this new "Pico cell," it was nigh on impossible to make a call from a passenger aircraft in flight. Connection is impossible at altitudes over 8000 feet or speeds in excess of 230 mph.
Whistle Blower blows whistle again...this time on the 911 Commission -- Public Letter to 9/11 Commission Chairman from FBI Whistleblower.
Orange threat 4 years old? -- The Bush administration was forced into the embarrassing admission yesterday that "new" intelligence about al-Qa'ida's plans to attack US financial institutions - information that led to an official alert and a slew of fresh security measures - was up to four years old and predated the 11 September attacks.
DOJ Demands Book Burnings...Librarians say NO -- Right out of Bradbury's "Farenheit 451" and Orwell's "1984" comes the Ashcroft DOJ, citing the Patriot Act and demanding that libraries destroy publications that the Empire deems "inappropriate" for the citizenry.
Polio Vaccine Dangers Revealed -- 98 million Americans alone probably were exposed to polio vaccines contaminated with SV40--a monkey virus that can cause cancers in animals.
"More info on Teflon" -- Encyclopedia: Teflon - Teflon is the brand name of a compound discovered by Roy J. Plunkett (1910-1994) of DuPont in 1938 and introduced as a commercial product in 1946. Teflon is polytetrafluoroethene (PTFE). Teflon has been implicated in cancer, though DuPont denies any association. Read more in the above link!
The Serendipitous Discovery of Teflon -- More on Teflon!
'Teflon Flu' -- Cooking with Teflon can make a person sick with a temporary flu if a non-stick pan gets overheated.
America the Beautiful should be playing in the background -- Stormtroopers, Chemical Weapons and Military Police Patrolling US Streets : More Photos from Boston/the DNC.
Does anyone think there was a real threat? - LAURA AND TWINS VISIT THREATENED CITI BLOCK -- First Lady Laura Bush and her twin daughters paid a surprise visit to the Citigroup Center yesterday, joining Mayor Bloomberg and Gov. Pataki to cheer on employees who ignored the terror threat and reported for work. The lunchtime crowd erupted in applause when Mrs. Bush and her daughters, Jenna and Barbara, stopped to chat over coffee at a table of Citigroup employees in the atrium.
Doctors and Torture - The New England Journal of Medicine-July 29, 2004 Issue -- There is increasing evidence that U.S. doctors, nurses, and medics have been complicit in torture and other illegal procedures in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Guantanamo Bay. Such medical complicity suggests still another disturbing dimension of this broadening scandal.
INDEPENDENT PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO GULF WAR ILLNESSES held at 1 The Abbey Garden, London, SW1P 3SE on Wednesday 28 July 2004.
Electronic trading on the NYSE -- The extension of the NYSE's ``Direct Plus'' program will allow investors to buy and sell thousands of shares of stock directly over computers, bypassing the market makers that have been at the heart of the exchange since 1792. Investors currently can trade just 1,099 shares directly. Thain presented the plan in a filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which must approve it.
Intense Fire-fight as U.S. Troops Surround Home of Moqtada Sadr -- US troops surrounded the home of wanted Shiite Muslim radical leader Moqtada Sadr in the central Iraqi holy city of Najaf, an AFP correspondent witnessed. US armoured vehicles, backed by Iraqi security forces, cordoned off the Al-Zahra neighbourhood, where Sadr's home is located in the eastern part of the city.
Injured Troops All Too Often Denied Disability Pay -- Nearly
one-third of the National Guard and Reserve troops returning from war
with illnesses or injuries are forced to wait more than four months to
learn whether they'll be compensated under the military's disability
That's only one problem in a compensation system that can be as unforgiving as the battlefield. Fewer than one in 10 applicants receives the long-term disability payments they request.
There may be a link between Schizophrenia and flu vaccine -- A bout of the flu during the first half of pregnancy may damage the fetal brain and raises the risk of children developing schizophrenia later in life, researchers said on Monday.
Another F.B.I. Employee Blows Whistle on Agency -- "Retaliating against F.B.I. agents and employees who point out problems or raise concerns seems to be becoming the rule, not the exception," said Senator Charles E. Grassley, Republican of Iowa. He noted that Robert S. Mueller III, acting director of the bureau, "has said many times that whistle-blower retaliation is unacceptable, yet it looks like some F.B.I. bureaucrats haven't gotten the message."
BREAKING: Rumsfeld To Take Heat in Iraqi Prison Probe -- there is strong sentiment to assign some responsibility up the line to senior civilian officials at the Pentagon, including Rumsfeld, several sources close to the discussions say.
REPUBLICANS PLAN PUSH FOR ELIMINATION OF IRS -- The Speaker of the House will push for replacing the nation's current tax system with a national sales tax or a value added tax, Hill sources tell DRUDGE.
Terror Alert for Financial Sites -- Federal authorities warned of potential Al Qaeda bombing attacks on prominent financial institutions in New York, Washington and Newark, N.J., prompting increased security and concern from the unusually detailed information unearthed on the plot.
NYC Traffic Twisted by Threats -- Police closed several streets in midtown Manhattan and banned trucks from bridges and tunnels leading to the city's financial district Monday following a government warning that terrorists were planning to strike the city.
Service Connection for HCV - Hepatitis -- Read the article: Infection as it Relates to Service Connection.
'Teflon Flu' -- Cooking with Teflon can make a person sick with a temporary flu if a non-stick pan gets overheated.
Chemtrails are no longer just a 'conspiracy theory' -- How many times have you heard government officials and NASA scientists referring to chemtrails as "nothing but a conspiracy theory?" Read More.
The Terror increases? -- John Kerry was supposed to spend Sunday traveling through small-town Ohio and Michigan, going to church and talking at rallies. But by afternoon, his campaign was also searching northern Ohio for a secure telephone line so Mr. Kerry could squeeze in a briefing on an issue that was overtaking the day: the terrorist threat announced in Washington.
JULY 2004 NEWS: (Be sure to refresh your browser often to get all the latest news articles.)
Sullen, Depressed President Retreats Into Private, Paranoid World -- "Yes, there are concerns," a top Republican political advisor admitted privately Wednesday. "The George W. Bush we see today is not the same, gregarious, back-slapping President of old. He’s moody, distrustful and withdrawn."
We The People v. The U.S. Government-Case No. 04-CV01211 -- Landmark Lawsuit Begins With Live National TV Coverage And March Down Constitution Avenue.
Under-the-skin ID chips move toward U.S. hospitals -- The Federal Drug Administration issued a ruling Tuesday that essentially begins a final review process that will determine whether hospitals can use RFID systems from the Palm Beach, Fla. based company to identify patients and/or permit relevant hospital staff to access medical records, said Angela Fulcher, vice president of marketing and sales at VeriChip.
'Go balloons, go balloons! Go balloons! -- Where are the balloons!! Balloon problems at the Democratic Convention last night erupted into some real foul language. CONVENTION DIRECTOR DON MISCHER AIRED ON CNN AS KERRY ENDS SPEECH, HEARD WORLDWIDE!
Boston Police Deal With DNC Protesters -- After three days of calm, protests turned ugly at the Democratic National Convention as demonstrators burned a two-faced effigy depicting President Bush on one side and Sen. John Kerry on the other.
"Outfoxed" documentary -- On Sunday night, people around the country gathered in over 3000 parties organized by MoveOn.org to watch Outfoxed, a new documentary directed by Robert Greenwald. While Michael Moore goes after the President, Greenwald decided to take on his greatest media cheerleader, Fox News.
More coalition troops pull out of Iraq -- Fighting between U.S. troops and Iraqi insurgents in the turbulent city of Fallujah killed some 13 people, officials said Friday. The latest gun battle came a day after Ukraine said it was in negotiations with the United States and Poland to reduce and eventually withdraw its troops from Iraq, becoming the latest country to consider abandoning the risky military mission.
Bush Using Drugs to Control Depression, Erratic Behavior -- President George W. Bush is taking powerful anti-depressant drugs to control his erratic behavior, depression and paranoia, Capitol Hill Blue has learned. A MUST READ ARTICLE!
Touchscreen Vote Records Lost in Florida -- MIAMI - A computer crash erased detailed records from Miami-Dade County's first widespread use of touchscreen voting machines, raising again the specter of elections troubles in Florida, where the new technology was supposed to put an end to such problems.
Questionable judge to help run Homeland Security -- Judge Who Resigned Under Cloud Helps Run Homeland Security Anti-Terrorism Project
Saddam has a stroke? -- It has been reported that SADDAM Hussein has suffered a minor stroke and could die before his trial, his defence lawyers claim.
Abu Ghraib victims file US lawsuit -- Abu Ghraib abuse victims, including the widow of one who died of torture at the prison, have filed a lawsuit in a US district court.
Terrorism in baby food? -- Tiny amounts of the poison ricin have been detected in two jars of baby food that had been tampered with before being sold by a Southern California supermarket, the authorities said Wednesday.
Whistle-Blowing Said to Be Factor in an F.B.I. Firing -- A classified Justice Department investigation has concluded that a former F.B.I. translator at the center of a growing controversy was dismissed in part because she accused the bureau of ineptitude, and it found that the F.B.I. did not aggressively investigate her claims of espionage against a co-worker.
Funny: Salt Lake Weekly reviews American candidate -- This is the story of 10 candidates who find out what happens when they stop being political and start getting real ... or is it stop being real and start getting political?
OSHKOSH POLICE CONDUCT DOOR TO DOOR GUN CONFISCATIONS -- Following the shooting of an Oshkosh police officer Saturday night, area residents were forced from their homes, their lawful firearms being confiscated by police.
New Records Indicate Gap In Bush Military Service -- According to Bloomberg news service, newly released computerized records provide no record of Bush's whereabouts between July 1972 and September 1972 when he was supposed to be serving in the Alabama National Guard. Earlier this month, the Pentagon said those documents had been "inadvertently destroyed."
Time to Compensate 'Gulf War Syndrome' Victims -- Gulf War veterans who claim to be suffering illnesses as a result of their military service should be given "the benefit of the doubt", a vaccine expert told an inquiry today.
Cancer Spreads Like Wildfire In Iraq -- Cancer and birth defects have been spreading like wildfire in Iraq since the 1991 US-led Gulf War, prompting doctors to describe them as the Iraqi version of flu.
NEW MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM ALARMS PARENTS IN ILLINOIS -- This past spring, the Illinois General Assembly passed a new bill requiring compulsory mental health screening for children and pregnant women; it was signed into law by Governor Blagojevich. This program will require all pregnant women and children through the age of 18 be tested for mental health needs.
Democrats put protestors in cages: -- the so called "Free speech zones" -- These zones routinely succeed in keeping protesters out of presidential sight and outside the view of media covering the event.
Impeach Bush ad in Boston, Ramsey Clark's address at DNC rally -- "it is urgent that we take the next step building on the groundswell of support around the country. We must tear down the curtain of silence. We are launching a major campaign in the mass media to accelerate the impeachment movement".
The 9/11 Rollercoaster May become the Pivotal Issue in Election 2004 -- by Michael C. Ruppert -- This is just a summary...to read the full article, you must be a subscriber to his website.
Air Attack on U.S. Planned for October 2004? -- By Tom Flocco - Terrorists plan to initiate "Fortress Americas" with several thousand dead on American East Coast.
Gun confiscation in Wisconsin -- they said it wouldn't happen in America -- Following the shooting of an Oshkosh police officer Saturday night, area residents were forced from their homes, their lawful firearms being confiscated by police.
Brave New World Drug Vaccines for Children Will Alter Brain Chemistry --Forever -- A radical scheme to vaccinate children against future drug addiction is being considered by ministers, The Independent on Sunday can reveal. Under the plans, doctors would immunise children at risk of becoming smokers or drug users with an injection. The scheme could operate in a similar way to the current nationwide measles, mumps and rubella vaccination programme.
Military to review all Guantanamo prisoners -- The Defense Department, responding to Supreme Court rulings, will create a panel of military officers to review whether prisoners at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are being held legally and will notify them within 10 days of their right to contest their detention in U.S. courts, officials said Wednesday.
TERESA TELLS REPORTER TO 'SHOVE IT' -- A witness of the incident said reporters were "stunned" by Heinz Kerry's outburst, especially in light of the speech she had just given.
9/11 Report Attacks Patriot Act, Government Secrecy --
The official 9/11 Commission report, released today, takes aim at the USA Patriot Act and the excessive amount of official secrecy in the Bush administration.
Some Parents Say No To Vaccinations -- ''There are certain individuals with certain genetic profiles that can't handle certain vaccines,'' said Barbara Loe Fisher, co-founder and president of the National Vaccine Information Center, based in Vienna, Va. ''We believe that in the end biodiversity has to be acknowledged. Not everyone is going to have the same reaction to a drug, why wouldn't it be the same for vaccines?''
Bush's 'Guidelines' For Postponing November Elections -- "... Credible reporting indicates that Al Qaeda is moving forward with its plans to carry out a large-scale attack in the United States in an effort to disrupt our democratic process...
9/11 Panel Blames 'Institutional Failings' -- 9/11 Report Blames 'Failure of Imagination' in Attacks, Not Governmental Neglect.
Surveillance Tape Shows 9/11 Hijackers Passing Through Airport Security -- An airport surveillance tape obtained by ABC News shows the five hijackers of American Airlines Flight 77 easily passing through security at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C., in the hour before the flight took off on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
BREAKING News: Anti-War Group Agrees to NYC Protest Site -- An anti-war group on Wednesday gave up its fight for Central Park and accepted the city's offer to use a highway along Manhattan's far west side for a rally before the Republican convention.
Panel to Hear of Halliburton Waste -- watched as colleagues at Halliburton subsidiary KBR paid inflated fees for cell phone services, bought hundreds of rolls of duct tape for $60 each and obscured the waste by failing to file paperwork properly. In one case, he said, a fellow procurement employee recorded a multimillion-dollar purchase as a $200 order, then dismissed it as a mistake.
Pentagon overshoots war budget by $17 billion -- The United States Pentagon faces a $17 billion shortfall for the costs of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and its worldwide effort against terrorism, congressional auditors estimated today.
Ala. Doctor Reactivated for Iraq War at 68 -- At 68, many people are slowing down. Not John Wicks: He's going to Iraq. Wicks, a psychiatrist, has been called out of military retirement by the Army to fill a shortage of mental health experts needed to help soldiers cope with combat. He could be gone as long as a year.
Study: Antibiotics Don't Help 'Gulf War Illness' -- Jul 19, 2004 -- A yearlong regimen of powerful antibiotics did nothing to improve the chronic health problems reported by Gulf War veterans, a study by the Department of Veterans Affairs has found.
America Hosts 76 percent of Islamic Terrorist Websites -- While America and the world combat terror, it appears that the terrorists and their supporters themselves are tapping into America’s booming web hosting industry to spread their venom.
Last Chance To Make Sure All Our Votes Count! -- You should contact your representatives now about verified voting and other essential voting reform legislation HR2239, HR4250, S.1980 and S.2437 if you want to make sure that all our votes really count--which is essential, especially in a close election. We only have until 7/26 (Mon) to start the process!
Chelsea co-op behind 12 foot fence: Republican National Convention Security Procedures -- So pretty much the NYPD and assorted security forces will be occupying this residential area and cutting them off from the rest of the city. Residents have been told this is, of course, for their safety, and to prevent protesters from congregating on the lawns of the co-op property.
Al Franken Beats O'Reilly in NY Radio Matchup -- Despite the rocky start of his liberal Air America radio network, political humorist Al Franken surged past conservative nemesis Bill O'Reilly in the first quarterly ratings matchup between the two in New York City.
America Hosts 76 percent of Islamic Terrorist Websites -- While America and the world combat terror, it appears that the terrorists and their supporters themselves are tapping into America’s booming web hosting industry to spread their venom.
Make Public Officials Obey The Law -- "Folks this Oath of Office Project undertaken by June Maxam is so explosive that we can’t sit by and allow them to break our laws. This affects each of us". Sign the Petition!
Bush plans to screen whole US population for mental illness -- A sweeping mental health initiative will be unveiled by President George W Bush in July.
NUCLEAR BOMBSHELL -- TRAINS carrying nuclear waste capable of being used for dirty bombs have been left unguarded for days.
Hundreds of firms using nanotech in food -- Two hundred companies are already working on inserting nanotechnology into food, posing "immense" risks to health, new research claims.
THE CHOSEN FEW -- San Francisco's exclusive clubs carry on traditions of fellowship, culture -- and discrimination -- On Saturday, some 2,000 CEOs and politicos and arty types arrived at the cool redwoods and lily-choked lake of the Grove, the famous Russian River playground of the powerful Bohemian Club.
How has the US been spending other people's billions? -- Henry Waxman is an awkward customer. For 30 years, this California congressman has probed, badgered and embarrassed US administrations of every hue. Subpoenas should be issued, he said, "to investigate potential mismanagement of the Development Fund for Iraq (DFI) by the United States".
Halliburton Subpoenaed Over Unit's Iran Work -- A U.S. grand jury issued a subpoena to Halliburton Co. seeking information about its Cayman Islands unit's work in Iran, where it is illegal for U.S. companies to operate, Halliburton said on Monday.
Germany to drop 9/11 plot charges -- German prosecutors are preparing to drop all the most serious charges against the only man convicted for the 11 September attacks, because they fear that crucial American evidence was obtained by torturing detainees.
US reveals Iraq nuclear operation -- The US has revealed that it removed more than 1.7 metric tons of radioactive material from Iraq in a secret operation last month.
Up Date on Government and DU - interesting facts -- Current Issues on Depleted Uranium Weapons Tests and Incidents.
More on Carlyle Group Control -- The Carlyle Group and QUALCOMM Close Venture Capital Investment in China.
Tax Honesty Efforts Back on CSPAN2 -- CSPAN2 is planning to broadcast the event at 9:00 am EDT (scheduling subject to change). Go to www.cspan.org or this URL for more details.
Heads up regarding you vitamins! -- Is your government doing enough to protect you from the dangers of vitamin supplements? The absurdity of that question would be comical if it weren't the basis of an international drive to severely limit our access to dietary supplements.
US reveals Iraq nuclear operation -- The US has revealed that it removed more than 1.7 metric tons of radioactive material from Iraq in a secret operation last month.
Michael Moore Shills For Illuminati Bankers Propaganda 911 -- "Fahrenheit 911" blames the Bushes and Saudis for 911 and Iraq to divert our attention from the real masterminds.
9/11 Memo Reveals Cover-up of Asbestos Cloud Over Manhattan -- An Environmental Protection Agency memo claims city and federal officials concealed data that showed lower Manhattan air was clouded with asbestos after the World Trade Center collapse.
MoD gags Gulf war research -- Scientists paid to research illnesses in veterans of the first Gulf war have been asked by the Ministry of Defence not to reveal ongoing findings to the unofficial independent inquiry into the health of former troops.
Germany to drop 9/11 plot charges -- German prosecutors are preparing to drop all the most serious charges against the only man convicted for the 11 September attacks, because they fear that crucial American evidence was obtained by torturing detainees.
Congress Nears OK of Weapons Vaccine Bill -- Congress Is Set to Approve Measure Financing Biological Weapons Vaccines. Lawmakers who experienced the dangers of anthrax firsthand are sending President Bush legislation to give private companies $5.6 billion in incentives to develop antidotes to biological and chemical weapons.
NOTICE: We demand our country back -- The following NOTICE should be sent to all public servants who work for federal, state, and local government.
Another guilty plea for (legal) Drug Maker -- The drug giant Schering-Plough has agreed to pay $350 million in fines and plead guilty to criminal charges that it cheated the federal Medicaid program, according to people involved in the case.
You have to be kidding--Organ donors with HIV -- Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich of Illinois signed a bill on Thursday allowing people who are H.I.V. positive to donate organs to others infected with H.I.V., a provision that he called the first of its kind in the United States.
Cobden Clubs appears to be working-Population reduction -- Africa is getting poorer and hungrier as life expectancy continues its steep decline in the countries hardest hit by the AIDS pandemic, according to a United Nations report released Thursday. It said infants born now in seven nations with high rates of H.I.V. infection could expect to live less than 40 years.
Security service to Annihilate Terrorists -- Prime Minister Iyad Allawi of Iraq on Thursday announced the establishment of an Iraqi security service to "annihilate" terrorist groups in his country, appealed to countries with large Muslim populations to send troops to Iraq and sought to dissuade any countries from negotiating with hostage-takers.
Our Broken System - Video: Sibel Edmonds takes on Ashcroft -- Today, we are told that we are still under the threat of terrorists, and remain under various colors of the color-coded threat system invented and promoted by this administration. Yet, this same administration is relentlessly preventing any real investigations into finding out the facts, the real facts, regarding acts, semi-legit organizations, and people, involved in plots against this country and its people - under their sorry excuse of ‘protecting certain foreign & diplomatic relations.’
"911-In Plane Site" -- "We'll never know what really happened
any more than we'll ever know who killed JFK, but knowing that the
official line is a crock of lies is the best jump start we can get on
the road to truth."
Read More Reviews coming in on "911 In Plane Site" by clicking on this link.
Army post candidate has ties to Carlyle -- President Bush was widely reported last week to be on the verge of nominating local boy Francis Harvey to serve as secretary of the Army. So let's meet the man who may soon be the newest player in the top ranks of the military-industrial complex. A Must Read!
Pentagon expands vaccination policy -- Because more vaccine is available, the Defense Department says, more soldiers will be inoculated against anthrax and smallpox.
Military report on Lessons Learned from Desert Storm to Operation. Iraqi Freedom -- The Army's Continuing Evolution.
TWA 800: Wreckage Missing, Cases Pending, Eight Years Later -- As the eight-year anniversary of the crash approaches, the first piece of wreckage that separated from the plane is missing. Navy divers located and recovered this piece, which left the plane at apparent supersonic speeds, but the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) failed to list it in their official debris field map.
Iraqi commander swears he saw USAF fly Saddam out of Baghdad -- Film will soon be made public of an Iraqi Army officer describing how he saw a US Air Force transport fly Saddam Hussein out of Baghdad.
News: Congressman Charles Rangel Arrested at Sudanese
Embassy -- Congressman Rangel, along with other members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), are calling for an end to the genocide in Sudan. The CBC is demanding sanctions against the government of Sudan. Many of the protesters are planning to get arrested.
AIDS & Polio virus -- A documentary with this subject aired just last week on the CBC. Above is the link to the CBC site.
KILLING ENEMY A VALID COMBAT STRESS -- A recent Pentagon report found the rate of suicide among soldiers in Iraq is about a third higher than the historical average in the Army. It is still lower than the national average for young males, but given the military's modern training, ubiquitous oversight and daily supervision, Defense Department experts are concerned about the self-induced deaths.
Gulf War Syndrome Victims Heard At Last -- Veterans were "dismissed as trouble-makers" when they complained of a range of debilitating illnesses after the Gulf War in 1991, the first day of an independent inquiry into the suspected syndrome was told yesterday. July, 13, 2004
Feds knew about 9-11 bribery conspiracy before attacks -- Exclusive: Breaking 9-11 scandal by Tom Flocco.
Gay-Marriage Ban Faces loss in Early vote--no surprise here -- Senate Republican leaders face defeat in their push to add an amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage to the Constitution, with opponents expressing confidence that they will easily muster the votes Wednesday to either block the proposal's consideration or defeat it outright.
More wag the Dog. (Cleric turns himself in) -- A Saudi suspected of being a member of Al Qaeda, who had appeared on a videotape with Osama bin Laden, was flown back to the kingdom from Iran after he surrendered under a government amnesty, state television said Tuesday.
Bush and CIA won't release paper on Prewar Intelligence -- Senate Democrats claim that the document could help clear up exactly what intelligence agencies told Mr. Bush about Iraq's illicit weapons. The administration and the C.I.A. say the White House is protected by executive privilege, and Republicans on the committee dismissed the Democrats' argument that the summary was significant.
Genetically modified plants to make vaccines -- Genetically modified plants are to be used to grow vaccines against rabies and Aids, scientists have announced.
Japan: School kids with RFID -- The rights and wrongs of RFID-chipping human beings have been debated since the tracking tags reached the technological mainstream. Now, school authorities in the Japanese city of Osaka have decided the benefits outweigh the disadvantages and will now be chipping children in one primary school.
Depleted Uranium: The Trojan Horse of Nuclear War by LEUREN MORET /
World Affairs - The Journal of International Issues 1 July 04.
In this paper, Leuren Moret establishes the fact that the Carlyle Group
now controls the trigger to nukes through the purchase of Sandia labs by
Lockheed Martin Marietta. Carlyle owns 70% of Lockheed (controlling
interest). Now Carlyle is going after control of the nuke bombs by
switching management to U Texas. Carlyle Group manages over $100 million
of endowment funds for U Texas. This gives the Carlyle Group nearly
control of nuke weapons - privatizing the nuclear weapons program in the
US. A MUST READ!!!
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* These are links between the Carlyle Group and the Univ. of Texas:
1. The Bush-bin Laden Connection
2. Bush/Bin Laden/Oil Newsletters and Posts:
3. This article is about the murder of Robert Maxwell -- a Hungarian jew who fled Hungary and made himself a giant businessman in England and then sold PROMIS software to countries all over the world with a backdoor in it for Mossad to peek in every computer with PROMIS. In this new article about his murder, it is revealed that Mossad had access to Los Alamos computers because Maxwell sold PROMIS to Los Alamos nuke lab. He was a long time Mossad agent.
4. The Mossad Penetrates US Intelligence Communications -- How Israeli Intelligence can tap into any American telephone...and get away with it!
Radio station censors song: Why did Bush bring down the Towers? -- Ruff Ryders/Interscope artist Jadakiss -- also a member of rap trio the Lox -- is receiving a lot of attention for his single "Why?" The song questions President Bush's involvement in the events of Sept. 11, 2001, with the lyric "Why did Bush knock down the Towers?"
Former Ambassador criticizes president-Post Sept 11th is horse turds -- Former Ambassador Joe Wilson can sum up his opinion of President George W. Bush’s post-Sept. 11 administration quite simply. "Everything they have put into play since Sept. 11 has come up horse turds," Wilson said when he spoke Sunday at the Sopris Foundation State of the World Conference.
Former Green Beret
found as torture mercenary -- Special report: Kabul
Nick Meo delves into the murky world of Afghanistan’s freelance soldiers of fortune.
Bush affirms Pre-emptive strike -- President George W. Bush said on Monday his administration would maintain its policy of pre-empting potential security threats despite growing doubts over the adequacy of US intelligence to assess such dangers.
Using noise as weapons, in New York City -- Untold story of February 15 demonstration NEW YORK USED CITY VEHICLES, EXTREME NOISE AS WEAPONS AGAINST PEACEFUL PROTESTERS.
MI5 calls for "ring of steel" -- Intelligence officials are said to be outlining proposals for a "ring of steel" defence in a report to be delivered to the House of Commons Commission later today.
Mike Ruppert's response to delaying the elections -- I ask those who read this to stop for a moment and consider what it would mean for all of us on this side of the fence if the Bush administration both acquired and used the power to suspend the election -- with or without an attack. What restraints would be left to prevent some of our worst-case scenarios from coming true? Why even maintain the illusion of democracy? All vestiges of accountability will have been removed.
Italian soldier dies of DU exposure -- The Italian Ministry of Defence has been ordered to compensate the family of a soldier died of a malignant vascular tumor after many missions in areas contaminated by depleted uranium.
Rudy Giuliani's company cleans up Anthrax--How conveeenient! -- The cleanup is being led by BioONE, a company established by former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Sabre Technical Services, which decontaminated other buildings hit by anthrax attacks.
The True Material Costs of Medical Compounds in Drugs -- Did you ever wonder how much it costs a drug company for the active Ingredient in prescription medications? In our independent investigation of how much profit drug companies really make, we obtained the actual price of active ingredients used in some of the most popular drugs sold in America. The chart below speaks for itself.
Faux (Fox) News whistleblowers -- At a New York press conference this coming Monday, four former Fox News employees will go on the record to expose Fox's persistent Republican partisan bias, while releasing internal memorandums from Fox News Channel showing executive level instructions to Fox on how to bias the news.
MINT LEAF ZAPS CANCER CELLS -- SCIENTISTS are working on a possible cure for cancer from mint leaves. Researchers have found a Chinese variety of the herb can kill cancer cells by cutting off their blood supply.
Vaccine scandal revives cancer fear -- Many millions more people than previously thought might have been given polio vaccine contaminated with a monkey virus linked to cancer.
Bush acclimating for a delayed election -- Officials discuss how to delay Election Day. Talks stem from recent fears of terror attack timed to vote.
Delayed election takes Constitutional ammendment -- Exclusive: Election Day Worries. American counterterrorism officials, citing what they call "alarming" intelligence about a possible Qaeda strike inside the United States this fall, are reviewing a proposal that could allow for the postponement of the November presidential election in the event of such an attack, NEWSWEEK has learned.
More on election delay-Tarpley -- In a shamelessly partisan move, Homeland Secretary Ridge today announced that al Qaeda has advanced its preparation for a terror attack in the US designed to disrupt the Democratic process. One wonders how Ridge is able to know so much about the specific intent of the terror attack he says is coming, in particular the part about the intent to disrupt the election. Ridge said during his press conference that we are now in a "post-Madrid" atmosphere. He also confirmed that planning for postponing the general election is now in full swing.
CIA distorted Iraq data-No surprises here -- In the only comprehensive assessment of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction released to the public before the war, the CIA exaggerated and distorted the evidence it had given Congress just days earlier, according to the Senate intelligence committee's report released last week.
Anti-war ad rejected -- A group of antiwar advocates is accusing Clear Channel Communications, one of the nation's largest media companies, with close ties to national Republicans, of preventing the group from displaying a Times Square billboard critical of the war in Iraq.
Microbroadcasting is moving fast across America. -- The waves of truth are on their way, we are assembling all those who care about God, family and country who are either on the air already, or those who wish to join in and put up another station in your town or community.
Bush military records destroyed--can't be! -- Records that could have helped clarify whether President George Bush fulfilled his Air National Guard duties in Alabama during the Vietnam War, as he has insisted, were inadvertently destroyed several years ago, the Pentagon has conceded.
More on the destroyed Bush records -- It said the payroll records of "numerous service members," including former First Lt. Bush, had been ruined in 1996 and 1997 by the Defense Finance and Accounting Service during a project to salvage deteriorating microfilm. No back-up paper copies could be found, it added in notices dated June 25.
Another shock: No Iraq-Qaeda Alliance -- The commission investigating the Sept. 11 attacks is nearing completion of a final, probably unanimous report that will stand by the conclusions of the panel's staff and largely dismiss White House theories both about a close working relationship between Iraq and Al Qaeda and about possible Iraqi involvement in Sept. 11, commission officials said.
Park chief fired for speaking out? -- One day after she was fired, former U.S. Park Police Chief Teresa Chambers accused the Bush administration Saturday of silencing dissenting views in the rank and file.
Florida touchscreen voting problems -- Touchscreen voting machines didn't perform as well as devices that scanned paper ballots in this year's Florida Democratic presidential primary, raising questions about the state's voting process for the November election, a newspaper reported Sunday.
Ron Reagan will address Democratic convention!!!! -- In a move sure to embarrass Republicans, Ron Reagan will address the Democratic National Convention this month. Reagan, son of former President Ronald Reagan and an outspoken critic of the Bush administration, will be at the podium on the second night of the four-day event in Boston, July 27, in support of stem-cell research, he said Sunday in an interview here.
We told you so--Zapper to stop cars -- Police forces in Britain and the US have ordered tests of the new system that delivers a blast of radio waves powerful enough to knock out vital engine electronics, making the targeted vehicle stall and slowly come to a stop.
Another non-lethal weapon -- What's that thing in the picture? It's a Long Range Acoustic Device-a megaphone with unprecedented clarity and aim that can shoot compact sound waves across several hundred yards at up to 150 decibels.
PM Blair will stay on -- On Saturday morning, the BBC learned that four cabinet ministers were so concerned he may quit that they personally urged him to stay.
Philippine troops to leave Iraq -- The Philippines will withdraw its peacekeeping contingent from Iraq on schedule next month, the government said Saturday, the day militants vowed to kill a Filipino hostage if the troops were not sent home.
Doonesbury -- Cartoon of the Day - July 12, 2004.
More on the Taguba (Abu Ghraib) report -- U.S. News obtains all classified annexes to the Taguba report on Abu Ghraib.
Clarke calls treatment "War Crimes" -- Former White House terrorism czar Richard Clarke called the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib a "war crime" and again blasted the Bush administration for actions that he said are intensifying the threat of terrorism.
Full text: Conclusions of Senate's Iraq report (34 pages) -- Senate Intelligence Committee report's conclusions on pre-war intelligence failures in Iraq, as released. (Portions of the conclusions were blacked out, by the committee, prior to public release.)
Israel's barrier wall ruled illegal -- UNITED NATIONS-Arab nations will ask the U.N. General Assembly next week to urge the destruction of the barrier Israel is building to seal off the West Bank, following yesterday's ruling by the International Court of Justice.
Dallas epidemiologist praised for Gulf War Syndrome efforts -- By BYRON HARRIS / WFAA-TV -- Tens of thousands of veterans of the first Gulf War got good news this month: their illness is real, and they may be on the road to getting well.
Uranium Toxicity Literature -- List of General Surveys on Depleted Uranium and Health -- Warning: This is a .pdf file.
CNN LIVE EVENT/SPECIAL -- The Bush administration has made it clear it suspects Saddam Hussein of trying to get nuclear weapons. But our next guest says the U.S. has already used what she calls nuclear weapons against Iraq, and she says the United States might do it again. Read more...
Former GOP consultant pleads guilty to jamming Democratic phones on Election Day -- The former head of a Republican consulting group has pleaded guilty to jamming Democratic telephone lines in several New Hampshire cities on Election Day two years ago.
On the lighter side --Why computers crash -- written in Dr. Suess style.
Eleven - 80 Connections To It In 2004 -- By Ted Twietmeyer -- This may be a unique listing of '11' related events. It is limited to a span of time, from January 2004 to June 2004. Below is a list to the occult-connected number 11. This number has the fascination of the NWO people. It is used like a rubber stamp or signature by them for their "handywork."
JUNE 2004 NEWS: (Be sure to refresh your browser often to get all the latest news articles.)
IRS info -- Just scroll down to the section "Attacking and exposing the Internal Revenue Service by the use of Injunctions".
Ashcroft: Tougher Patriot Act needed -- Attorney general requesting additional anti-terror tools.
Name The Country -- CAN YOU NAME THIS COUNTRY?
Facts on honey and cinnamon: It is found that mixture of Honey and Cinnamon cures many diseases. Honey is produced in most of the countries of the world.
US press accounts confirm: Rumsfeld, Bush approved Iraq torture policy -- Interviews and government documents obtained by The New Yorker and Newsweek show that the very highest levels of the Bush administration-including President George W. Bush and Defense Secretary Rumsfeld-set up programs designed to extract more information out of detainees by circumventing international laws banning torture.
The defiance of science -- More than 4,000 scientists have signed a petition accusing George Bush of twisting their work to further his political agenda. Andrew Buncombe investigates the war between the White House and the men in white coats
US ordered British troops to attack Iran last July -- America's military commander in Iraq ordered British troops to prepare a full-scale ground offensive against Iranian forces that had crossed the border and grabbed disputed territory, a senior officer has disclosed.
LAWMAKER PURSUING CHEMICAL TEST DATA -- A California congressman is calling for an investigation into the Pentagon's failure to investigate thoroughly the aftereffects of ocean- and land-based chemical and biological warfare tests conducted on military personnel in the 1960s and 1970s.
The GAO Office strongly criticized the Pentagon for failing to accurately study conditions leading to undiagnosed illnesses suffered by Persian Gulf War veterans. Written by By THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, Courant Staff Writer
Tribute to a Soldier -- A Soldier Died Today -- By Lawrence Vaincourt
Gulf War Illnesses: DOD's Conclusions about U.S. Troops'
Cannot Be Adequately Supported.
GAO-04-159, June 1.
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Department of Veterans' Affairs: Federal Gulf War Illnesses Research
Strategy Needs Reassessment. GAO-04-767, June 1.
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Vaccines warning ignored by MoD -- NEW evidence has come to light that scientists warned the MoD of their concerns about giving soldiers pertussis and anthrax vaccines before the first Gulf War.
Fahrenheit 9/11: A Conservative Critique by William Norman Grigg -- I just returned from viewing Fahrenheit 9/11 here in Appleton, WI. I went to the 1:30 PM showing, which was - astonishingly - sold out. The crowd was overwhelmingly white and middle-class (this IS Wisconsin, remember), ranging in age from early teens to retirees. The people were polite, friendly, well-mannered (something we shouldn't take for granted on the part of contemporary theater crowds). There was tumultuous applause at the end, punctuated by a moment of reflective silence as we read the dedication card invoking those murdered by terrorists on 9/11, and those murdered through state terrorism in the aftermath. Read More...
Sibel Edmonds sues Ashcroft again for actions tied to 9-11 evidence -- FBI whistleblower Sibel Edmonds sues Ashcroft and DOJ for the second time, asserting that re-classification of her 9-11 allegations was illegal and unconstitutional.
Depleted Uranium -- Depleted uranium internal contamination presents a potential neurotoxic, endocrine, reproductive, nephrotoxic, and mutagenic hazard. Read on...
Chemtrails Data Page -- Get all your Frequently Asked Questions about Chemtrails!
Bush Claimed Right to Waive Torture Laws -- The documents were handed out at the White House in an effort to blunt allegations that the administration had authorized torture against al-Qaida prisoners from Afghanistan and Iraq.
Supreme Court: No Right to Keep Names From Police --Can you say "Police State"? YOUR PAPERS, PLEASE!! Say goodbye to the Fourth and Fifth Amendments, folks...
AUDIENCE GASPS AS JUDGE LIKENS ELECTION OF BUSH TO RISE OF IL DUCE -- A prominent federal judge has told a conference of liberal lawyers that President Bush’s rise to power was similar to the accession of dictators such as Mussolini and Hitler.
US Lacks Votes for Immunity from War Crimes Court -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan and key U.N. Security Council members intensified their opposition to a U.S. draft resolution that would renew the exemption of American soldiers from international prosecution.
Iowa man claims Army recruiter tricked him into joining military -- A recent high school graduate is accusing an Army recruiter of tricking him into enlisting once he changed his mind about joining the military.
With 9/11 Report, Bush's Political Thorn Grows More Stubborn -- The bipartisan commission investigating the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks further called into question on Wednesday one of President Bush's rationales for the war with Iraq, and again put him on the defensive over an issue the White House was once confident would be a political plus.
More than DU dropped on "Conflict Areas" -- Read the entire article...interesting.
ToxicDiscovery.com -- Are the products you use SAFE???
Another Toxic Alert Website -- Find products you use on this website! Also, please sign the petition by following the link on the left hand side of the page. Shampoos, Skin Creams and Other Products Found to Lack Safety Data.
New article on the Coming Deep Freeze -- By Ted Twietmeyer about America possibly being psychologically prepared for the coming deep freeze.
WHITE HOUSE ANGER AFTER TIME MAGAZINE DETAILS LOCATION OF CHENEY'S 'SECRET BUNKER' -- In new editions, TIME revealed "Site R," an underground bunker on the Maryland-Pennsylvania border where the Vice President spent much of his time in 2001.
The RFID Tag Hidden in METRO's Loyalty Card -- 22 million Germans reportedly carry a "Payback" loyalty card, which they scan at participating retailers to accumulate cash back rewards and qualify for discounts. What they don't know is they also carry hidden RFID remote tracking chips.
GULF WAR SYNDROME SURVIVOR ALEXANDER IZETT SUSPENDS 40-DAY HUNGER STRIKE -- Alexander Izett, Scottish veteran of the first Gulf War, is today suspending his 40-day hunger strike following unprecedented support for his demand for an independent public inquiry into all aspects of Gulf War Syndrome. Vietnam veteran and author of Born on the 4th of July, Ron Kovic, recently sent his support: "I and many American veterans support and admire your firm stand and courageous commitment to peace and justice."
Gulf war syndrome inquiry welcomed -- Gulf war veterans and the Royal British Legion welcomed yesterday's announcement of an independent inquiry into the range of illnesses commonly known as Gulf war syndrome.
Help Get Ad Exposing Halliburton on the Air -- While soldiers are dying in Iraq, Dick Cheney's old company Halliburton has defrauded the government of millions and charged for meals for the troops which were never delivered.
50,000 troops in Gulf illness scare -- All 50,000 troops who served in the first Gulf war might have been exposed to low levels of chemical warfare agents during the fighting and its aftermath, a US investigation has suggested.
Possible anthrax exposure concerns experts -- The possible exposure of at least seven Oakland lab workers to anthrax is raising concerns among experts on the safety and oversight of biological agent research in the race to develop the nation's biodefenses.
Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 -- View a "Trailer" from the movie.
APRIL 2004 NEWS: (Be sure to refresh your browser often to get all the latest news articles.)
Check out The Site of the
Day: Is this a missile?
Theologian alleges Bush complicit in 9/11! -- Theologian Charges White House Complicity in 9/11 Attack.
DoD Health Officials Concerned Over Military Suicides -- April 15, 2004 - The number of suicides in Iraq has the full attention of Defense Department health officials, who are asking soldiers suffering from combat related stress to seek medical assistance.
Radioactive materials disappearing in Iraq -- United Nations - Iraq's nuclear facilities remain unguarded, and radioactive materials are being taken out of the country
U.S. warns Americans to leave Saudi Arabia -- The State Department on Thursday ordered the departure of non-essential U.S. government employees and family members from Saudi Arabia because of security concerns.
Abusing Secrets -- The White House decision to release the now-infamous Aug. 6, 2001 President’s Daily Brief not only shows the Bush administration could not be trusted when it previously characterized the document as merely a "historical" analysis that made the obvious point that Osama bin Laden was interested in traditional hijacking.
NBC News: Creating WMD Facts on the Ground? -- While no evidence exists that "planting" WMD in Iraq has been discussed officially inside the Bush administration, intelligence sources confirm what just about anybody could deduce: The idea has come up in casual conversation.
Boston University Medical Center's proposed bioterrorism laboratory -- The laboratory would be built in the South End/Roxbury area, and house some of the planet's deadliest agents, including Ebola and smallpox. Be sure to check out all the links. (Information from Today's Guest, Kyle Loring.)
Note for the listeners: Same symptoms as chemtrails - Crytoccocus fungus Tonight while watching Discovery Health Channel: Diagnosis Unknown Deadly Spores, I heard the descriptions of the the symptoms that people were experiencing. Starting with lung pain, severe head aches and tiredness. These are the symptoms that I have experienced during Chemtrail activity spraying operations and the same as some others I know too. Right now the lung pain with the heavy rain... One doctor that had a biopsy with a tube put in his lung told me that they found black mold that was just like cryptoccocus. The show will be repeated a couple more days this week.
A video clip on RBCD ammo that was shot at the annual Armed Forces Journal Shootout at Blackwater -- A better bullet -- Blended-metal ammo rates realistic testing.
1-shot killer -- This 5.56mm round has all the stopping power you need — but you can’t use it. Read Why!
Acambis smallpox vaccine blow -- ACAMBIS, the Cambridge-based drugs company that supplies the US government with smallpox vaccines to protect the population against biological attack, today suspended trials on the medicine after finding serious side-effects among some volunteers. (3 Articles.)
of the news: including Bush transcript (April 13, 2004)
George Bush gave a rare prime-time news conference that opened with a 15-minute address to the nation. -- Here is the full text of his speech and the question and answer session that followed.
Terry Nichols' Lawyers Want Charges Dismissed -- Attorneys for Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols sought dismissal of the state murder case against him Monday, claiming prosecutors failed to turn over information relevant to his defense.
New Reports on U.S. Planting WMDs in Iraq -- Fifty days after the first reports that the U.S. forces were unloading weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in southern Iraq, new reports about the movement of these weapons have been disclosed.
U.S. military recruits S. Hussein's police force -- U.S. commanders in Baghdad said Monday that they would reach out to former senior members of Saddam Hussein’s disbanded army to try to stiffen Iraqi security forces who have proved disappointing against a growing insurgency.
MedQuist Clams Up! - Company fails to Respond to Questions; New SEC filings Indicate Stock Listing in Jeopardy (Follow up on whistleblower guest Susan Purdue -- last week’s disclosures regarding possible outsourcing of Veterans Administration medical transcriptions to a company in India.)
Letter from Doug Rokke Regarding "Army Times" Article "Sick Guard members blame depleted uranium."
Depleted Uranium - Silent Genocide -- Compiled by Wandsworth Stop-the-War Coalition - first published January 2003
DEPLETED SCIENCE: HEALTH CONSEQUENCES ...DEPLETED URANIUM WEAPONS (Warning: This is a .pdf file)
Depleted Uranium: Dead Children, Sick Soldiers -- The use of Depleted Uranium (DU) armor piercing shells by U.S. forces in the 1991 Gulf War was uncovered by the German professor, Dr. Siegwart-Horst Gunther. A survivor of world war and internment in a Nazi concentration camp, Dr. Gunther is a tireless campaigner in the struggle to highlight the little-reported and ongoing human suffering resulting from the Gulf War.
Impact of Depleted Uranium on Man and Environment in Iraq -- An international scientific symposium on the use of Depleted Uranium and its impact on man and environment in Iraq was held in Baghdad between December 2-3, 1998. (Excellent Information!)
Further Evidence on Relation between Depleted Uranium, Incidence of Malignancies among Children -- Information on the incidence of malignancies among children below 15 years of age in Basrah, southern Iraq was updated to include 1999 in addition to the already reported for the period 1990-1998. There has been a 100 % rise in the incidence of various forms of leukemia among children in 1999 compared to 1990 while the reported percentage increase 1997 compared to 1990 for the same forms was 60 %.
The Perpetual Death from America -- By Mohammed Daud Miraki, MA, PhD... Director Afghan DU & Recovery Fund (Warning:This is a .pdf file)
The War Against Ourselves -- An Interview with Major Doug Rokke
Appeal for the Release of the three Japanese
Taken Hostage in Iraq Issued by the Anti-DU (Depleted Uranium) Groups in
Japan -- Issued by the Anti-DU (Depleted Uranium) Groups in
April 8, 2004
TRIES TO HALT 100% MAD COW TESTING BY CREEKSTONE -- Creekstone
Farms is planning to test every animal it processes at the
company's Arkansas City, Kan., plant for bovine spongiform
encephalopathy, a plan that the company said will reopen Asian markets
exclusively to their Black Angus beef products.
Reporter breaks story in third hour re: BSE testing denied --
BREAKING STORY: USDA says slaughter house may NOT test for BSE Foss
Farrar, reporter for the Arkansas City Daily Traveler breaks the story
a meat packing plant who offered to do 100% testing on cattle was denied by USDA. Please Tune In!!!
Creekstone plans to challenge USDA ruling -- Creekstone Farms Premium Beef said Friday it plans to challenge the U.S. Department of Agriculture's decision not to allow the company to test all the cattle it processes for mad cow disease.
Evidence of a military draft -- S. 89 Universal National Service Act of 2003...Official purpose: A bill to provide for the common defense by requiring that all young persons in the United States, including women, perform a period of military service or a period of civilian service in furtherance of the national defense and homeland security, and for other purposes.
Fake Blood, Convoluted ethics and informed consent -- Thanks to an unusual loophole in the strict rules of medical ethics, hundreds of trauma patients in California, Texas and a few other states will be taking a gamble when ambulances come to scoop them up after accidents or acts of violence.
Perpetuation of War Damage by Radiation -- This article is written for an educational text of depleted uranium munitions for Japanese general citizen and is translated to English for the World Uranium Weapons Conference 2003.) ( August 2003) (Warning: this is a .pdf file)
Iraqi Battalion Refuses American Orders to Fight in Falluja -- A battalion of the new Iraqi army refused to go to Fallujah earlier this week to support U.S. Marines battling for control of the city, senior U.S. Army officers here said, disclosing an incident that is casting new doubt on U.S. plans to transfer security matters to Iraqi forces.
Disturbing Revelations About Quality of Care at Some U.S. Veterans'
Hospitals -- if you didn't see Primetime with Diane Sawyer last night, you really missed an eye opener to the care most veterans are getting! This news article is 6 pages long so keep hitting the next button at the end of each page.
Condi's testimony -- Testimony of Condoleezza Rice Before 9/11 Commission Thursday 08 April 2004
CLEAN AND UNCLEAN FOOD PRODUCTS LIST -- Read THEM ALL!
Norway will probably withdraw troops -- Norway has around 150 soldiers in Iraq, and according to the Norwegian Foreign Minister, it is not expected that Norway will maintain an extensive engagement in the country over a longer period.
Our military won't be coming home as promised -- Some U.S. Troops May Stay Longer in Iraq.
Iraqi civilians killed -- At least 97 Iraqi civilians were killed and 165 were injured in continued U.S. bombardment of the besieged town of Fallujah, while at least 40 others were slain in similar raids on Ramadi.
Reporters ordered to erase tapes -- Two reporters were ordered Wednesday to erase their tape recordings of a speech by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at a Mississippi high school.
Outsourcing to India -- Food stamp inquiries go to India! Ohio congresswoman wants feds to halt states' outsourcing.
Easter Bunny spanked in church -- A church trying to teach about the crucifixion of Jesus performed an Easter show with actors whipping the Easter bunny and breaking eggs, upsetting several parents and young children.
STUPID NEWS FOR THE DAY -- No silverware per the White House dictatorship...that's right...no silverware at Bush Fund Raiser!
ACLU to launch lawsuit against US government over no-fly list -- follow the link on The News Insider for the full article!
World could have halted Rwanda genocide, says UN commander -- Retired General Romeo Dallaire of Canada, former commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda, said Tuesday that the 1994 genocide in Rwanda could have been stopped if the international community had shown their political will.
Saudi Hijacker on manifest -- A copy of a previously unpublished manifest, obtained late Thursday night and dated September 15, 2001, provides evidence of a private Boeing-727 Saudi flight from Lexington, Kentucky to London. But the names on the manifest raise serious questions about FBI policies and procedures related to witness identification, criminal investigations and obstruction of justice.
US troops train for urban warfare against North Korea -- US troops have trained this week in South Korea for possible urban warfare against North Korean guerrillas or terrorists, military officials said Tuesday.
Dr. Doug Rokke, Ph.D. Speaks out -- Depleted Uranium Casualties: Care Denied -- THE DENIAL OF MEDICAL CARE MUST STOP!
Army to test N.Y. Guard unit -- Army officials at Fort Dix and Walter Reed Army Medical Center are rushing to test all returning members of the 442nd Military Police Company of the New York Army National Guard for depleted uranium contamination.
U.S. Soldiers Contaminated With Depleted Uranium Speak Out -- three of the contaminated soldiers speak out.
US Soldiers returning from Samawah/Iraq contaminated with uranium -- The Daily News revealed Sunday that four of nine soldiers from a New York Army National Guard unit serving in Iraq have tested positive for depleted uranium.
Poisoned? -- Shocking report reveals local troops may be victims of America's high-tech weapons. Soldiers demand to know health risks!
Disease centers won't issue mercury alert over flu shots -- Saying there is no proof of harm from exposure to the preservative thimerosal, officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed that they won’t advise parents and doctors to choose a mercury-free version of the flu vaccine.
"Chip-Mobile" coming to your town -- check out the links!
White House wants to silence Whistleblower -- 'I saw papers that show US knew al-Qa'ida would attack cities with aeroplanes'. Whistleblower the White House wants to silence speaks to The Independent.
Scientists Predict Major SoCal Quake Within Five Months -- A state earthquake council has given a qualified endorsement to a prediction by a group of scientists who believe that a temblor of magnitude-6.4 or greater will occur in the Southern California desert sometime in the next five months.
U.S. outsourcing terror and torture......Human rights abuse by proxy
18,000 Evacuated from Iraq -- In the first year of war in Iraq, the military has made 18,004 medical evacuations during Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Pentagon's top health official told Congress Tuesday.
Iraq mob mutilates four from Moyock company -- Four employees of a division of Moyock, N.C.-based Blackwater USA were ambushed and killed in central Iraq on Wednesday, and an enraged mob then jubilantly dragged the burned bodies of two through the streets of Fallujah, hanging the corpses from a bridge.
Who's guarding Iraq? --This Moyock-based company became the center of international attention Wednesday when four of its civilian contractors were killed by an Iraqi mob . The burned bodies of the men were dragged through the streets, and some of their remains hung from a bridge over the Euphrates River.
March 2004 News
FOX NEWS PUNDIT BRIT HUME TELLS FAMILIES OF DEAD AMERICAN SOLDIERS TO "JUST GET OVER IT" -- Yes listeners...read for yourself!!
Soldiers In Iraq Buy Their Own Body Armor -- Yes folks...it's still happening!
Protests as U.S. closes Iraqi paper -- The U.S.-led civil administration in Iraq closed the Baghdad newspaper Al Hawsa for 60 days, accusing its publishers of inciting violence against coalition troops.
Warrantless Searches Approved: "The Road To Hell" -- Court Opens Door To Searches Without Warrants.
GCN rebroadcaster attacked by FBI and BATF -- Feds say Crawford County gunsmith manufactured illegal weapon.
Mmmm what's in your burger?? -- According to the US Department of Agriculture, dogs and cats are officially defined for export purposes as "beef byproducts".
Condy Rice is not the National security advisor -- Sender, Berl & Sons Inc. explains that many mysteries are answered understanding that Condy Rice is not the true National Security Advisor.
Bush Business Deals with 9 Partners of bin Laden's Banker -- Oil-related business deals between George W. Bush and several powerful Saudi Sheikhs, from 1979 to 1991, lacked both ethical integrity and Congressional intelligence oversight, since Bush used the same Saudi-controlled global banking network that was also used by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and by Osama bin Laden. once a CIA asset. Yet, several abbreviated FBI and Congressional investigations later, this explosive truth still remains mostly hidden from the American public.
Army Plague Vaccine Looks Promising -- Here we go again! More Vaccines!! The new vaccine was invented at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick, Md., and proved 100-percent effective in the Rocky Mountain study, according to the National Institutes of Health.
U.S. sent medically unfit soldiers to Iraq, Pentagon acknowledges -- To meet the demand for troops in Iraq, the military has been deploying some National Guard and Army Reserve soldiers who aren't fit for combat.
Silent Genocide -- A great DU Article! DU dust is everywhere. A minimum of 500 or 600 tons now litter Afghanistan, and several times that amount are spread across Iraq. In terms of global atmospheric pollution, we've already released the equivalent of 400,000 Nagasaki bombs, Moret said. The numbers are overwhelming, but the potential horrors only get worse. DU dust does more than wreak havoc on the immune systems of those who breathe or touch it; the substance also alters one's genetic code.
Widow of Soldier in Jessica Lynch Unit Blasts Bush -- At a ceremony on Tuesday marking the one-year anniversary of the Iraqi attack on Pvt. Jessica Lynch's Army unit, the widow of a soldier who died in the fight blasted President Bush for "lying to America" to justify the Iraq war.
9/11 family response to the "propagenda" hearings -- four moms from New Jersey are the World Trade Center widows whose tireless advocacy produced the broad investigation into the failures around the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that now has top officials from both the Clinton and Bush administrations duking it out in conflicting testimonies at this week’s high-drama hearings in the Hart Office Building before the 9/11 commission.
New plague vaccine and Anniston destroys half the chem weapons -- VX Neutralization Study Misrepresented CDC Position, Agency Says.
Military fathers lose their children -- military men's service to their country often creates the conditions under which they can become victims of terrible injustices. It is important to address the family law issues which military men and fathers face.
Bush-Saudi Ties: The Billion Dollar Question
Why did Israel kill Yassin? -- The key to the Hamas assassination is Sharon's plan to pull out of Gaza. But he has again strengthened extremism.
The war the media doesn't cover: -- Sudan
Summary of Clark's testimony -- The government's former top counterterrorism official belittled the Bush administration's attitude toward terrorism, charging in sworn testimony yesterday that it seemed to disregard his urgings to confront al-Qaida, and apologized for the nation's failure.
Canada's Patriot Act 3 before the Senate -- Urgent action needed! The Senate is holding hearings into Bill C-7 the latest piece of Canada's police state legislation. This bill is the third version of it that they have tried to pass over the last 2 years: it was C-42 then C-55 then C-17, now called C-7. This bill is horrific: Read why!!
U.S. District Judge Walter Smith referred to part of the Davidians' case as "bullcrap," -- The Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal questioning the conduct of a federal judge involved in lawsuits over the FBI siege of the Branch Davidian complex near Waco, Texas.
BREAKING SPECIAL REPORT FROM 9-11 HEARINGS -- DOJ Asked FBI Translator To Change Pre 9-11 Intercepts by Tom Flocco
Associated Press picks up story first reported by The Memory Hole -- On 9/11, CIA Was Running Simulation of a Plane Crashing into a Building
More troops to Iraq -- U.S. Army Adds 30,000 Soldiers in Iraq!
Stealth cruise missile -- Lockheed makes a white version...could this have been what hit the Pentagon?
Heavily Armed Cops Sweep NYC Subway Trains -- Teams of police officers have been doing surprise "security sweeps" on subway cars before they enter a tunnel or cross a bridge as part of a larger plan to keep straphangers safe, The Post has learned.
Convoy of illegals tries to run down agents -- The Emperor's new blanket amnesty plan seems to be working just fine...A convoy of 12 pickup trucks crammed with illegal aliens barreled over the U.S.-Mexico border and attempted to run down approaching Border Patrol agents.
Rancher fined for refusing to ID himself to deputy -- Do you have to tell the police your name? Depending on how the Supreme Court rules, the answer could be the difference between arrest and freedom.
New human coronavirus reported -- Dutch researchers report that they have discovered a new human coronavirus a close relative of the agent of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) that causes respiratory illness in infants and immunocompromised adults.
FDA Issues Warning on Antidepressants -- The FDA is issuing a warning about the possibility of worsening depression or suicidal thoughts in people, particularly children, who take any of 10 popular antidepressants, especially at the beginning of treatment or when the doses are increased or decreased.
MSG being sprayed on crops -- Ingestion of processed free glutamic acid (MSG) is known to kill brain cells, cause obesity, and cause behavior, motor, and learning deficits in laboratory animals; to cause adverse reactions ranging from simple skin rash to nausea and vomiting, and seizures in animals and humans; and to cause migraine headache, asthma, tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, depression, and more in humans.
Khadr -- read about the Khadr family here.
The Damage Done -- It's easy to send soldiers off to war. It's a lot harder to face them when they come home. Be sure to check out all the links on the right hand side of the link above relating to this story.
National parks told to cut services quietly -- National park superintendents are being told to cut back on services possibly even closing smaller, historic sites a couple days a week or shutter visitor centers on federal holidays without letting on they are making cuts.
Army Surg. Gen. policy letter (10 Feb 04) responding to death of Rachel Lacy and Memorandum for Commanders, Regional Medical Commands -- Learning from Adverse Events After Vaccination!
Bush campaign gear made in Burma -- His campaign store sells a pullover from nation whose products he has banned from being sold in the U.S.
Al-CIA-Da now has nuclear weapons? -- Osama bin Laden's terrorist network claimed to have bought ready-made nuclear bombs on the black market, the al-Qaeda chief's biographer has said.
US Afghan allies killed and massacred -- American experts find that Northern Alliance warlords slaughtered prisoners of war
DoD starts biometric cards--here it comes! -- The Defense Biometric Identification System, or DBIDS, places a digital fingerprint and photo on a smart card in a scalable configuration that local authorities can adapt to their requirements.
Clarke speaks out -- Richard Clarke, who retired as the White House counter-terrorism coordinator last year, accused the president of putting pressure on him to find evidence of Iraqi involvement in the September 11 attacks, despite being told repeatedly that there was no link.
Antibacterial soaps...think again, another reason to use Miracle 2 -- The active ingredient in most antibacterial products is triclosan, an antibacterial agent that kills bacteria and inhibits bacterial growth. But not only does triclosan kill bacteria, it also has been shown to kill human cells. Triclosan was introduced into consumer products in 1995, and its use has spread rapidly.
Vaccine believed to kill their child -- Parents Who Lost Their Child to Cancer out to Prove Vaccine was the Cause.
Did Osama bin Laden do 9/11? -- The retired Pakistani general who is closest to the Taliban and Osama bin Laden contends the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington were the work of renegade U.S. Air Force elements working with the Israelis.
Richard Clarke squels on GWBush -- In a withering interview, Richard Clarke recounts how a top Pentagon official dismissed Osama Bin Laden as "that little guy" months before the Saudi's suicidal henchmen attacked.
A "shadow govn't" will take over. -- If there is a devastating attack on the capital, a shadow government of 75 to 150 government officials stands ready to take control under plans established by President Bush.
Evidence there were no WMD's. Do we need anymore? -- AUSTRALIAN investigative journalist John Pilger says he has evidence the war against Iraq was based on a lie that could cost George W. Bush and Tony Blair their jobs and bring Prime Minister John Howard down with them.
The Need For Speed Video Details -- In an extraordinary investigation, American military personnel speak for the first time to explain how they were used as guinea pigs in wars ranging from Panama, the Gulf, Bosnia, Afghanistan and right up until the recent conflict in Iraq. Video available by calling The Power Hour at 877-817-9829.
ARE THE U.S. AND BRITAIN PREPARING TO STAGE "DISCOVERY" OF WMD IN IRAQ? -- Over the past few days, in the wake of the bombings in Karbala and the ideological disputes that delayed the signing of Iraq’s interim constitution, there have been reports that U.S. forces have unloaded a large cargo of parts for constructing long-range missiles and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in the southern ports of Iraq.
Office "on the record" statement -- One year later, many doubts have been raised regarding the Administration’s assertions about the threat posed by Iraq.
says "misled over WMD's" -- Poland, take a number and
get in line.
The FBI to the rescue -- The FBI is considering an international anti-terrorism alliance, patterned after NATO, that would enhance US-European intelligence sharing, FBI Director Robert Mueller said on Wednesday.
Media Briefing on Iraq Suicides Was Cancelled -- the number of suicides keep climbing, as the army dutifully updates journalists and other interested parties who call.
One year later, death of Rachel Corrie -- One Year Later, Justice Still Not Served.
Bombing group wants Bush reelected? -- An Islamic militant group that had claimed responsibility for the train bombings in Spain says it supports the re-election of President George W. Bush. The group said it needs what it calls Bush's "idiocy and religious fanaticism" to "wake up" the Islamic world.
Coalition countries leaving the U.S. war on Iraq -- South Korea joins Spain and Poland in rethinking troop commitments to Iraq.
Suicide bombing unheard of before U.S. brought democracy to Iraq -- Thousands of people in Iraq have suffered from suicide bombings -- a phenomenon unknown here until after the U.S. led war toppled Saddam Hussein's regime nearly a year ago.
Sea World Biometrically Scanning Visitors at Its Parks -- Grocery stores, banks, public schools: they're all putting in Biometrics. 42 states through a Federal mandate have now installed these systems in order to get a Driver's licence.
Colo. Soldier Back From Iraq Kills Self -- Home just 3 weeks...Questions raised about tests, help for GI stress. Another related article: GI's suicide shows failure by all of us!
Two GIs in Iraq Seek Objector Status -- Two U.S. Army medics in Iraq have applied for conscientious objector status and want to be honorably discharged from the military because the idea of killing is "revolting" to them, their company commander said Tuesday.
Soldier first to get new 'mad cow' treatment -- A Green Beret from Fort Campbell has become the first person in the nation to receive a new drug treatment for the human variant of mad cow disease.
The increasing private prison industry -- a few pieces relating to the Homeland Security prison that will soon be opening in the Tacoma Tideflats, to be managed by the Correctional Services Corporation (CSC) of Sarasota, Florida.
78 WAYS SUGAR CAN RUIN YOUR HEALTH -- Read what they are!
Here they Go...More Vaccines -- Experts Warn of Human Influenza Pandemic
Does NAFTA Override The U.S. Constitution? -- The constitutional issues involved in NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement), passed a decade ago, have just ascended the ladder to the U.S. Supreme Court. Arguments will be heard this spring on whether the non-U.S. tribunals created by NAFTA can require our government to violate federal law in order to comply with foreign rulings.
N.Y. Times reports Bush admin flew Saudis out of U.S.!! -- The truth is that Mr. Bush, while eager to invoke 9/11 on behalf of an unrelated war, has shown consistent reluctance to focus on the terrorists who actually attacked America, or their backers in Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.
Spitzer's Enforcement of Laws Questioned -- When the Mayor of New Paltz and the two Unitarian ministers appear in New Paltz Town Court next week to answer criminal charges levied against them by the Ulster County District Attorney for allegedly violating the state’s domestic relations law in performing same-sex marriage ceremonies, they should ask Town Justice Jonathan Katz if he’s upholding his oath of office.
U.S. to Buy Anthrax Vaccine -- Stockpile Would Permit Mass Inoculations
Poisoning hit Iraq minority community -- An estimated 400 Iraqis from the minority Muslim Yazid sect were poisoned in northern Iraq, apparently from drinking water which was contaminated deliberately.
CIA and DOD Attempted To Plant WMD In Iraq -- A DOD whistleblower detail an attempt by a covert U.S. team to plant weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. The team was later killed by friendly fire due to CIA incompetence.
Army sent mentally ill troops to Iraq -- The Army appears to have "inappropriately" deployed soldiers to Iraq who already were diagnosed with mental problems, according to documents obtained by United Press International.
Why Is Bush Buying 75 Million Doses Anthrax Vac. For Public? -- By Meryl Nass, MD
ARMY KICKS OUT WHISTLEBLOWER -- Lance Corporal Andy Saupe - devastated by the death of his son at five weeks - was carpeted by Army bosses after wife Alex voiced concerns about the controversial anthrax vaccine.
Proven to kill and approved by the FDA -- The federal government is preparing to buy enough experimental anthrax vaccine for 27 million people, a stockpile that would permit mass inoculations in numerous U.S. cities if terrorists launched a broad assault with the deadly germ.
WTC 2? -- SEARS TOWER PURCHASED BY SAME PEOPLE WHO BOUGHT WTC!!!
Military Corruption.com's Bulletin on CIA coup aircraft -- MilitaryCorruption.com has learned that a United States-registered 727-100 cargo plane, loaded with arms, ammunition and 64 mercenaries of various nationalities, has been seized by authorities at Harare Airport in the African nation of Zimbabwe.
Rumsfeld, FBI official kept 9/11 items -- Can you say FELONY?
Leishmaniasis, we told you so!! -- Army treating hundreds of leishmaniasis cases.
Zimbabwe captures plane with 'suspected mercenaries' -- ''The plane was actually carrying 64 suspected mercenaries of various nationalities." For More Links...click here! And even More Links!
Robotic Legs Closer for US Soldiers -- Four years after being commissioned by the US military to create a strength-enhancing exoskeleton, researchers are set to showcase a self-powered set of robotic legs.
U.S. Forces to Expand Mission in Haiti -- American forces will intervene to stop Haitian-against-Haitian violence, the general in charge of U.S. operations there said Wednesday, marking an escalation of the American mission in the Caribbean nation.
Supporters launch Web site for Dr. Ramona Miller -- Physicians and citizens are using a Web site to express their concern and sometimes outrage about Dr. Ramona Miller's conviction and jail sentence on a 2002 Camden County charge of resisting arrest. But they're also using the site, www.drmillertruth.org , to address broader topics of citizen rights during traffic stops and Missouri's definition of resisting arrest, said Rolla physician Ed Bruns.
RESPOND TO DEPLETED URANIUM -- Soldiers Manual Of Common Tasks
U.S./Russian NATO Operation taking place -- Russia-NATO joint military exercises to begin Today.
A Number of Articles from our Troops -- "We did our job," one says. "We need to come home." and much more....
A Radioactive Nightmare In Concord, Massachusetts -- Who says DU is not dangerous?
DoD can't find 56 airplanes -- Army lost track of 56 airplanes, 32 tanks, and 36 Javelin missile command launch-units?
Just a Good ol' Boys Club? -- Guns, a guillotine and mechanical rat traps played a regular role in a secret Masonic ritual that turned deadly for a Long Island man, police said yesterday. (March 10, 2004)
The military/law enforcement industrial complex -- Several recent incidents involving the military have raised concern among student and civil-rights groups.
The War president: --one man's response
GM foods are are here! -- genetically-modified crops should be commercially grown in Britain ended yesterday when the Environment Secretary, Margaret Beckett, announced a formal but heavily-qualified go-ahead for the growing of GM maize.
Get ready for "body police" under direction of govn't -- Over six years, a UCLA medical school official sold 496 cadavers for $704,600, according to invoices that provide the first evidence of the scope of the scandal in the school's body donor program.
Torture courtesy of the DoD -- Sonic devices that can inflict pain--or even permanent deafness are being deployed.
EFFECTS OF DEPLETED
URANIUM -- By Admiral Vishnu Bhagwat
Former Chief of the Naval Staff, India (FEBRUARY 29, 2004).
Government killed Marine officer, brother alleges -- Did the U.S. government murder a decorated Marine Corps colonel to cover up an arms and drugs smuggling operation from the 1980s? That’s the allegation made by Dr. David Sabow, whose brother, Col. James E. Sabow, was found dead in his backyard, a shotgun at his side, at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, Calif., in January 1991. El Toro has since closed. (Read the entire news story!)
US Using 'Terrorist' Methods Over Guantanamo Prisoners: Former Hostage Terry Waite
US Army Depleted Uranium Hazard Training Video -- Why Has Our Military Refused to Show This Training Video To Our Troops Now Serving In Iraq?
The Pentagon's Secret Scream -- Sonic devices that can inflict pain--or even permanent deafness--are being deployed.
MOD REPORT ADMITS 'TRIALS' OF VACCINE -- THE Government experimented on British troops without their knowledge and injected them with vaccines which had not been fully tested, a leaked Ministry of Defence report reveals.
Second amendment Updates -- "We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home." - Thomas Jefferson
Skull and Bones roster -- YALE'S SKULL & BONES SOCIETY MEMBERS
Vet denied medical care for speaking out -- An Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran says Army officials at Fort Knox, Ky., refused him medical treatment after he talked publicly about poor care at the base, which helped spark hearings in Congress.
"Torture lite" at Guantanamo" -- Rock music at full blast and the smothering darkness of a hood are sometimes enough to break a will already frayed by lack of sleep. If not, the subject can be slapped and shaken senseless, just short of permanent injury.
Dr. Kilde and item possibly reassuring to Jesus Maldonado -- A recent report by the U.S. Department of Justice Inspector General to Congress announced that in just SIX MONTHS, the second half of 2003, they received 720 complaints from citizens alleging: "...that the government is broadcasting harmful electronic signals to individuals, claims that the government is intercepting dreams, and allegations that the government is using subliminal messages to force people to engage in certain acts." Read The whole Report!
No Inquest for Dr Kelly says Coroner, Nicholas Gardiner -- The coroner, Nicholas Gardiner, implies that the lack of "fresh evidence" does not warrant re-opening the inquest. However lack of fresh evidence is not the real problem here.
RFID tags in money NOW -- RFID Tags in New US Notes Explode When You Try to Microwave Them.
Microwave Weapon -- Tests of a controversial weapon that is designed to heat people's skin with a microwave beam have shown that it can disperse crowds. But critics are not convinced the system is safe.
Army's secret 'people zapper' plans -- Britain has been involved in secret talks with the United States over the development of so-called non-lethal weapons, including lasers that blind the enemy and microwave systems that cook the skin of human targets
CBS Evening News story -- soldier with vaccine-related illness Video Preview.
Ranch Rescue needs help -- Please read and support this issue.
Special Request From France -- Former producer with 60 Minutes now working in Paris on a documentary relating to relations between the U.S. and Iraq over the past twenty five years. Any veterans willing to help???
Press Release sent out by Tony Flint who is with the "Gulf War Veterans" group - UK -- Anthrax Vaccines Cover Up of Animal Adjuvant Vaccine Given to the troops in both Gulf Wars.
Scandal of the Anthrax Babies -- THE curse of Britain's Gulf War babies is revealed today by the Sunday Mirror. A Must Read!!
Mercury and Vaccine Link to Autism -- More studies are confirming that exposure to neurodevelopmental toxins, like the mercury in the vaccine additive thimerosal, may increase the risk of autism and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
TROOPS bound for Iraq were wrongly told anthrax vaccine did not contain squalene - Australia --
Driver: I wasn't reaching for gun -- A 20-year-old Wichita motorist said Friday that he was reaching for his seat belt release -- not his shotgun -- when a police officer shot him early Thursday morning.
AIDS TOTS USED AS 'GUINEA PIGS' -- Some 50 foster kids were used as "guinea pigs" in 13 experiments with high doses of AIDS medications at Manhattan's Incarnation Children's Center, sources said.
More Gulf War damaging information -- A combination of chemicals given to protect Gulf War soldiers against deadly diseases and nerve gas may have inadvertently damaged their testes and sperm production, according to animal experiments at Duke University Medical Center.
Did your legislator vote to kill the U.S. job market? -- Check how yours voted!!
U.S. Army Makes Exceptions To Anthrax Shots Rule" -- Army runs the shot program.
Feb 2004 News
The really bad news about MSG -- This website has the latest research on MSG.
More Bush military ad nauseum -- In the official version of George W. Bush’s chronology during his National Guard years is a striking statement which has been totally overlooked in the major media.
Another alleged threat by an alleged Al-CIA-da member USAma bin Ladin -- A top al Qaeda leader warned President Bush in an audiotape broadcast Tuesday to prepare for more attacks on the United States.
Update On Dr. Ramona Miller -- A Must Read!!!
5 bullets issued to UK troops -- A serving soldier reignited the row about equipment shortages during the Iraq war last night, claiming he and his men had been issued with just five bullets each for the entire conflict.
Virus closes US army bases in Germany -- A mysterious viral infection has forced military authorities in Germany to close four bases, ordering nearly 4,000 personnel and their dependents to stay home, authorities said Friday.
Here comes the draft -- US Preparing for Military Draft in Spring 2005
U.S. paying millions for false intelligence -- US Still Paying Millions to Group That Provided False Iraqi Intelligence
Alex Jones interview: Dr. Kelly murdered -- Three top doctors have gone public who have looked at the autopsy results and say he was clearly, he clearly did not commit suicide, and we have that posted at Infowars.com and PrisonPlanet.com. So a lot of people are starting to go public on this.
Bush planned war in 2002 -- George Bush set the US on the path to war in Iraq with a formal order signed in February 2002, more than a year before the invasion, according to a book published yesterday.
Bush's military record proves nothing we didn't know -- Still, the story of Bush's missing year is unresolved. It may never be settled. Unless more records somehow materialize, or convincing witnesses come forward.
Pentagon Tells Bush Weather Will Destroy Us -- A secret report, suppressed by US defence chiefs and obtained by The Observer, warns that major European cities will be sunk beneath rising seas as Britain is plunged into a 'Siberian' climate by 2020. Nuclear conflict, mega-droughts, famine and widespread rioting will erupt across the world.
Forced vaccinations in W.V. -- The legislation, Senate Bill 439, stipulates "any parent or guardian who refuses to permit his or her child to be immunized" would face a criminal charge.
Japan sues over deployment -- Opponents of the dispatch of Ground Self-Defense Force troops to Iraq have filed a lawsuit against the government, saying the deployment violates the pacifist Constitution, officials said Tuesday.
Bill to FORCE vaccines on all W.V. citizens -- A MUST READ for all!
Martial Law and Canada's Bill C-17 -- All Canadians must act immediately to try to kill this legislation.
Your papers, please -- Next week the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case to decide whether or not all Americans must have identification on them at all times.
Black Box Voting: Ballot -- Tampering in the 21st Century
Hard Road to the World Order which appeared in the Foreign Affairs Journal -- Hard to find article...27 pages... Note: This is a .pdf file.
Anthrax shots made troops sick -- THE SAS and other Australian forces sent to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban suffered severe side effects from the anthrax vaccine, according to confidential Defence documents.
Reports of infection in domestic cats (Thailand) (Feb. 20) -- H5N1 infection in two out of three dead domestic cats was announced today by the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences at Thailand’s Kasetsart University.
AVIAN INFLUENZA, H7 SEROTYPE, POULTRY - CANADA (BRITISH COLUMBIA) -- H7 avian influenza is the form of the virus that was discovered in poultry flocks in Delaware and live bird markets in New Jersey, USA, last week.
GOP Group To Air Pro-Nader TV Ads -- Hoping to boost Ralph Nader in states where he is threatening to hurt Al Gore, a Republican group is launching TV ads featuring Nader attacking the vice president.
Asbestos 100 times the safe limit on 9-11 -- The EPA's inspector general, in a report two years later, related that the Bush White House's Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) instructed the EPA to lie, and say "Our tests show that it is safe for New Yorkers to go back to work in New York's financial district."
250,000 Begin Largest Rotation -- Explaining the troop rotation is simple: About 130,000 U.S. soldiers in Iraq will go home and 110,000 will take their places for about a year, in Operation Iraqi Freedom 2.
Wounded U.S. Soldiers Maltreated -- Maimed in Iraq, then mistreated, neglected, and hidden in America.
First award for depleted uranium poisoning claim -- A SCOTS ex-soldier has become the first veteran to win a pension appeal after being diagnosed with depleted uranium (DU) poisoning during the 1991 Gulf war.
WHO suppressed scientific study into depleted uranium cancer fears in Iraq -- An expert report warning that the long-term health of Iraq’s civilian population would be endangered by British and US depleted uranium (DU) weapons has been kept secret.
Using Images Of Bush To Manipulate The Minds Of Voters -- Have you noticed the halos and orbs around the head of President George W. Bush in recent press pictures?
FEC actions to those who oppose BUSH -- The Federal Election Commission decided yesterday that many of the political committees raising "soft" money to campaign against President Bush are subject to regulation, but it postponed deciding how tough the restrictions should be.
Pesticide Testing on Humans Is Ethical, Science Panel Says -- It is ethical to test pesticides and pollutants on human volunteers in order to determine whether environmental safety standards can be lowered, a top panel of scientists said yesterday in an opinion that is expected to strongly influence government policy.
Aaron Russo for President -- He is now seeking the Libertarian party's nomination as a 2004 presidential candidate.
FBI Crimes -- about one in 1,000 agents was dismissed for serious misconduct or criminal offenses by the FBI during the period examined, from 1986 to 1999.
Petition to fight Military draft -- "If you are a man or woman between the ages of 18 and 26, you can be forced into military service.
UK MoD: "DU Info Card" -- Depleted Uranium has the potential to cause ill health....see the DU card!
Why Bush stopped flying remains a mystery -- The positive descriptions of Bush's military service make his sudden decision to quit flying in the spring of 1972 two years before his pilot commitment was up all the more puzzling.
Report says military distorts war deaths -- By refusing to make public its estimates of civilian casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon has undercut international support for the US campaigns in those countries and has made the postwar stabilization of the two societies more difficult, according to an independent report to be released today that accuses the Pentagon of appearing indifferent to the civilian cost of war.
Military Acknowledges Massive Supply Problems in Iraq War -- shortages of ammunition, spare parts and fuel, an epic logistics mess!!
Brain Fingerprinting Laboratories -- Brain Wave Fingerprinting testing detects information stored in the human brain. A Must Read!!!
What's behind the violent uprisings in Haiti? -- As a violent uprising in Haiti continues to spread, the country's fragile peace looks as shaky as it has in a decade.
IF THEY CAN MURDER YOU BEFORE AGE 65 BY LACING YOUR TOBACCO, FOOD, AND WATER -- THIS ONCE CONFIDENTIAL REPORT WILL SHOW YOU HOW THEY ARE DOING IT!
What's Next -- That's a good question, as we have no reason to believe that they will stop at the massacres of 9/11 and the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq.
Fema The Secret Government -- This government organization has more power than the President of the United States or the Congress.
Interview with Mel Gibson -- Pain and Passion--Mel Gibson Tackles Addiction, Recovery and the Controversies Over His New Film.
Bush Releases 'Entire' National Guard File -- "Each revelation of material from the Bush White House has raised more questions than it has answered," said Democratic National Committee spokeswoman Debra DeShong. "It remains to be seen if these newest documents will provide any answers."
Denial of "Big Bang Theory?" -- When scientists learned last month that the word "evolution" had been removed from Georgia's proposed science curriculum for middle and high schools, some wondered what else might have been deleted.
'This won't go away. What happened is much nastier than is being reported' -- This could end Senator John Kerry's hopes of becoming the next president of the United States.
Whistle-Blower Deserves Celebration Rather Than Cell -- British citizen Katharine Gun faces two years in prison for revealing that the U.S. National Security Agency tried -- and succeeded -- in getting the Brits to help us with illegal spying operations at the United Nations.
U.S. Soldiers Eyeing Lucrative Jobs in Iraq -- But Not With the Military.
Shame on You, Ann Coulter--Ann Coulter's recent attack on Max Cleland shows just how un-patriotic the right has become. In a recent column, Ms. Coulter rewrites history in a shameful attack on a real American hero...read more.
Bush Goal Was Dodging War--Records released by the White House show that George Bush attended some drills in the Texas Air National Guard in the four months of 1972 while the air losses in Vietnam continued.
BUSH A NO-SHOW AT ALABAMA BASE--Two members of the Air National Guard unit that President George W. Bush allegedly served with as a young Guard flyer in 1972 had been told to expect him and were on the lookout for him. He never showed, however; of that both Bob Mintz and Paul Bishop are certain.
Kerry traded with the enemy--Kerry took cash from Chinese military Intelligence.
Cancer knocks Aaron Russo out of race for Nevada governor--Aaron Russo has nixed his plans to run for governor in Nevada, following a diagnosis of bladder cancer.
Iraqi Rewards Program--From the CIA's Website--If you have information relating to Iraq which you believe might be of interest to the U.S. Government, please contact us through our secure online form. We will carefully protect all information you provide, including your identity.
Halliburton again?--US treasury asks Halliburton about Iran dealings.
Cheney's role with Haliburton--What did the Vice-President do for Halliburton?
Reducing Human Numbers by 80%-- Confronting The 21st Century's Hidden Crisis
Like it or not, Maj. Scott Ritter had it right all along--By David H. Hackworth
A Picture NASA took with the Hubble telescope--Titled "THE EYE OF GOD".
DU warning to those in IRAQ--UMRC Information Bulletin - Issued via email February 9, 2004
Shaken father writes to president--With heavy heart, tears in my eyes and a home full of sorrow, I pick up my pen to write you about a brave soldier, 2nd Lt. Seth J. Dvorin, U.S. Army. My son was killed in Iraq on Feb. 3, 2004 fighting in a war.
Pundit O'Reilly Now Skeptical About Bush--Bill O'Reilly said on
Tuesday he was now skeptical about the Bush administration and
apologized to viewers for supporting pre-war claims that Iraq had
weapons of mass destruction.
John Kerry's Vietnam stance irks veterans--Now that U.S. Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) is claiming the veteran vote based on his war record, both sides of that story should be told.
Kerry, Too, Needs to Clear the Air by Scott Ritter--read what needs to be "cleared up".
C.H.E.R.U.B.S.--Children Having Everybody Really Upset 'Bout--formed in 1999 as a support group for vaccine-injured NJ families seeking natural medical alternatives.
Meet the Press (Bush and Russert)--This is a very good article by David Corn who wrote the book The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception . David Corn thought Tim Russert was much too easy on George W. on Sunday morning.
Bill to enact a National Police Force--H. R. 3439 --To promote the sharing of personnel between Federal law enforcement agencies and other public law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes. This Act may be cited as the `JTTF Enhancement Act of 2003 (JOINT TERRORISM TASK FORCES).
U.S. centers to get the Verichip: To mark or not to mark!--VeriChip is a miniaturized, implantable radio frequency identification device (RFID) that has the potential to be used in a variety of security, financial, and other applications. MORE VeriChip info... http://www.cybertime.net/~ajgood/ch1p3.html
N.Y. City Council Passes Anti-Patriot Act Measure-- New York City Wednesday became the latest in a long list of cities and towns that have formally opposed the expanded investigatory powers granted to law enforcement agencies under the USA Patriot Act.
Tenet Says Analysts Never Painted Iraq as Imminent Threat--George Tenet denied today that the C.I.A. tailored information on weapons of mass destruction to build a case for war on Iraq: "No one told us what to say or how to say it."
Check out http://www.shirbrig.dk (Multi-national Standby Force High Readiness Brigade For UN Operations)
Air Force Times Article: 16,600 on their way out--Jumper says cuts to swollen service mean some forced exits.
Pre-revolutionary Bible Masonic order used for the swearing in of U.S.
Presidents-- George W. Bush had intended to take the oath of
office as the nation's 43rd president on the historic Masonic bible.
George Washington was the first, in 1789. The last was George H.W. Bush,
who used the Bible in 1989. The rest of the story...
Vietnam Veterans Against John Kerry--A full page of interesting reading!
Film slammed for linking LBJ to JFK death-- Two former presidents and the widow of LBJ are calling on the History Channel to investigate a documentary it aired alleging President Johnson was involved in the Kennedy assassination.
The secret society that ties Bush and Kerry -- Revelations that leading candidates for the US presidency were "Skull and Bones" members have provoked claims of elitism. Charles Laurence reports from New York.
Proposed UN Resolution Would Effectively Ban Religion -- A draft resolution which aims to secure global peace and stability at the expense of organized religion is today being submitted to the United Nations in New York. Listeners, you need to know this is a HOAX! You decide!
Alert - Mammograms Cause Cancer--"Scientists agree that there is no safe dose of radiation. A Must Read for all!!!
How Hospitals Are Gouging and Even Arresting the Uninsured--"An average consumer that might want to call a hospital and find out what the charity care policy is, forget it," says Benjamin. "What we found was at all 22 [hospitals], no one had a way to actually get the state money applied to your case."
Listeria Fears Prompt Recall Of 52,000 Pounds Of Meat-- Kroger Announces Recall Of Private Selection Roast Beef .
Pentagon holding files from Cold War testing-- ALASKA: Documents from biological and chemical tests secret.
Jan 2004 News
High Suicide Rate For Iraq War GIs-- The Army has not released the findings of a mental-health team that went to Iraq last fall. And some charge the Pentagon is not telling the whole story.
Don't You Understand What Freedom Is? An essay By Ted Twietmeyer
OKC BOMBING: NICHOLS TRIAL OKC bombing trial coming up! Langan to testify at Nichols trial, name others in OKC bombing.
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George W. deserted the National Guard -- and most of the corporate press, including all of the networks, were too scared to investigate and report the story.
Spray-Painting Mayor Tries His Hand at Vandalism...The mayor of an Athens suburb has sprayed black paint over road-side cameras as a protest against tight security measures being installed for the Olympic Games.
Illegals rise 15% since Bush plan... Border Patrol seeing
in attempts at busiest crossing
Even Rush Limbaugh Is Waking Up To Bush's Socialist Agenda...Read the entire story!
Vets encourage military to understand their actions A Call To Conscience website is a "Must Read" for all Active Duty Troops and Reserves.
Nasa accused of painting Mars red The American space agency Nasa has been accused of doctoring its pictures of Mars to make the Martian surface conform to our impression of the famously red planet.
Vaccine blamed as thousands of chicken die in Gazipur Thousands of chickens have died in recent times following administration of the Ranikhet disease vaccine from the district livestock hospital.
NASA's plan to control passenger data: Please check the links and sites. NASA researchers are using data gleaned from flight-safety records, including reports of sick passengers, bad weather and sleepy pilots, to build an anti-terror database. A must read!
Ron Paul addresses the Social Security system We should be shoring up the system for those Americans who have paid in for decades, not expanding it to cover foreigners who have not.
Air Force Study Reveals Apparent Association Between Cancer and Agent Orange Exposure ALSO Agent Orange studies to hit the Net this year.
Silverstein admits bringing down bldg 7. He stated plainly in a PBS documentary that he and the FDNY decided jointly to demolish the Solomon Bros. building, or WTC 7, late in the afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. Read More.....
INTERNET ALERT - GERMANY UPI: Bin Laden Caught?????
Coming soon....A year after SARS, here’s what we’ve learned: 2003 was just a dress rehearsal for the inevitable pandemic, and Toronto with its multicultural population and malnourished health care system is the perfect host. The only question is, how many will die? By Don Gillmor (This will be posted to their website soon!)
UK medical ethicist: Infanticide 'justifiable' Government adviser suggests it's acceptable to kill babies with 'defects' soon after birth.
Letter to Paul H. O'Neill, Secretary of the Treasury Public Citizen requests Paul O'Neill to provide documentation and personally respond to the following questions and statements: Read The Questions....
Stress epidemic strikes American forces in Iraq Up to one in five of the American military personnel in Iraq will suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, say senior forces' medical staff dealing with the psychiatric fallout of the war.
Doing Business With The Enemy ( 60 Minutes News)...there are U.S. companies that are helping drive the economies of countries like Iran, Syria and Libya that have sponsored terrorists.
Nixon's Fake Plot to Disrupt the 1972 Republican Convention With Lethal Force. As we approach the political conventions this summer, it may be useful to look to the past to study how the FBI and police engage provocateurs.
Bechtel in $2.5b deal to build Doha airport Qatar yesterday announced it had awarded a $2.5 billion contract to US construction giant Bechtel to build a new airport.
At the Gates of West Point, a Move From Khaki to Blue It's out with military-issued camouflage and in with (UN?) mall-cop blue.
US begins hypersonic weapons program The US has begun development of an ultra-high speed weapons system that would enable targets virtually anywhere on Earth to be hit within two hours of launch from the continental US.
BBC Reports Strange Cloud Formations in Mobile, AL A giant hole that appeared in a uniform layer of cloud over Mobile, Alabama, in the US, has produced some intriguing photos.
Resistance to Patriot Act gaining ground..."If anyone takes time to read the Patriot Act, there's no question that our First Amendment rights are being eroded," said James Geisler, treasurer of the Brewster Taxpayers Association, a 52-year-old group whose mission is to curtail government spending.
PREDICTION: COURT APPROVES SALE OF PRISONERS' BODY PARTS ....Be aware that you could easily become a prisoner in the local jail and have your body parts removed one at a time legally, just like fully developed human babies....read on!
AARP Loses 45,000 Members Over Support for Medicare Law...At least 45,000 people have quit the AARP over its support for Medicare legislation last year, association president William Novelli said Friday.
John Kerry blood brother of George W. Bush in Skull and Bones Should we be surprised if our choices in this election are a Democrat Skull and Bones and a Republican Skull and Bones?
FDA plans more scrutiny of supplements FDA is planning to move beyond its recent actions on ephedra and step up its scrutiny of the health effects of various other herbal supplements...read on...
Study: Vitamins C, E cut Alzheimer's risk ... High daily doses of vitamins E and C taken together reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease among elderly people, a new study suggests.
Radio News Service - provides information that is supported by source documentation....new information comes out everyday!
Apache massacring (Video): Manipulation? By whom and what for? view what the UK Gulf Vets group posted.....A MUST SEE!!!!
The IRS has an Income Tax problem Tens of millions of Americans no longer file the form 1040. Why is that? Read more...
Jimmy Walker wears a mock flight suit to make fun of U.S. President George W. Bush....see photo!
Blair under pressure from soldier widow The widow of Sergeant Steve Roberts has called for the defence secretary, Geoff Hoon, to resign after her husband allegedly died after already having had to give his body armour back to other troops.
Govn't lies about deaths Washington and senior US commanders in Iraq are responsible for the death of two journalists killed when a US tank crew fired at their hotel in Baghdad last year, Reporters Without Borders said in a report on Thursday.
U.S. Still Holds Child Detainees at Guantanamo The US has held three child detainees at its military base in Guantanamo Bay for more than a year and the Pentagon said on Thursday it has no plans to move or free them, despite international pressure.
Dictate may rewrite the history books President Vladimir Putin has ordered a review of all history textbooks after one controversial work asked students to debate if he was a dictator running a police state.
Homeschoolers vs. Big Brother Last week, a Democratic assemblywoman introduced a bill that would impose annual academic testing and annual medical exams on home-schooled students in the Garden State (New Jersey) A MUST READ!!!
Marine and government vehicles get GPS (January 16, 2004) Depot Motor Transport began installing new Global Positioning Systems in government vehicles in December 2003 to better manage its light and medium vehicles, according to Vince Sablan, motor transport fleet manager.
U.S. leaders befriend torturer Numerous photos of US officials cozying up to these torturer-murderers...read more.
Flying may make you a person of interest Now that Big Brother has a way to create a dossier on each and every one of us, flying a commercial airliner puts us at risk of being "persons of interest."
Big Brother in my car? These GPS devices may be the hot new technology, but they make me antsy....read more.
Please sign the Petition! Stop the Florida-tion of the 2004 election .....Computers threaten accountability of voting system. Please demand security against the dangerous "Florida-tion" of our nation’s voting methods through computerization of voter rolls and ballots by signing this petition.
Suicide rate up among soldiers in Iraq The issue of suicides so worried the military that the Army sent an assessment team to Iraq late last year to see if anything more could be done to prevent troops from killing themselves.
Pentagon Advisers Review Troop Vaccine Safety A U.S. Defense Department advisory board is reviewing the military's practice of giving soldiers multiple, simultaneous vaccinations to protect them from certain biological agents and natural diseases.
THE TRAIN OF LIFE. TURN ON THE SOUND and Enjoy!
Proof We Are Not The Only Superpower By Ted Twietmeyer We read all the time, that America is "the only remaining superpower in the world." I submit that this is an outright lie, and what the unwashed masses are supposed to believe. Read why.
Bush admits he targeted Saddam from the start Comments could boost criticism of president's case for war against Iraq.
"Secret" O'Neill Document Not From Pentagon. Author of anti-Bush book claimed papers reveal pre-9/11 Iraq plan
Study Published by Army Criticizes War on Terror's Scope A scathing new report published by the Army War College broadly criticizes the Bush administration's handling of the war on terrorism, accusing it of taking a detour into an "unnecessary" war in Iraq and pursuing an "unrealistic" quest against terrorism that may lead to U.S. wars with states that pose no serious threat.
Discouraged Job-Seekers Mask True Jobless Rate For President Bush and his economic team, Friday's news that the U.S. jobless rate fell to its lowest level in more than a year must have looked heartening -- at first.
Chemical in deodorant linked to cancer Scientists detected the preservative chemical parabens - used in some underarm products, make-up and foods - in samples of breast cancer tumours.
Gov't Seeks Probe Amid O'Neill Interview The Treasury Department is seeking an investigation into whether a classified document might have been shown during a TV show in which former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill spoke out against the Bush administration.
US Military 'Brutalised' Journalists News Agency Demands Inquiry After American Forces In Iraq Allegedly Treated Camera Crew As Enemy Personnel.
Gold Brokers Will Be Forced to Register Gold Sales Within two months gold brokers and jewelers in the United States will fall under the purview of the Bank Secrecy Act of 2001 and will be required to report to the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network [FinCEN] any time one of their customers buys $50,000 in gold or precious stones, or spends more than $10,000 in cash.
UNSANITARY ACTS Read all about the unsafe food practices on US bases in Iraq.
Wounded "Held Captive" at Walter Reed Disabled Vets Fire Back at Rumsfeld.
Vaccines, One of the culprits Secret document links vaccines to Gulf War syndrome (Jan. 12, 2004)
Pentagon auditors altered records Pentagon auditors spent 1,139 hours altering their own files in order to pass an internal review, say investigators who found that the accounting sleuths engaged in just the kind of wasteful activity they are supposed to expose.
Dishonor Roll--America’s corporate merchants of death in Iraq
by Jim Crogan Saddam Hussein’s regime was crushed by the combined military might of American and British forces in a lightning-quick, three-week war. But there’s still more work to be done, U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld told reporters at the Pentagon this month.
Official picture of Saddam? A photograph purporting to show Saddam Hussein being dragged from his squalid hide-out has been published on the internet.
What's happening to American jobs? These sites were
interviewed regarding the illegal immigration and job exportation viewed
on CNN-Lou Dobbs show.
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The mysterious reflections of 9/11 Two and a half years after 9/11 many questions remain as to the circumstances surrounding the attacks on the Twin Towers.
US Army buys millions in anthrax shots The US Defence Department has announced a $US29.7 million order for anthrax vaccine based on the assumption that a federal judge's ban on mandatory inoculations will be reversed.
Doctor a victim of sheriff's anger Dr. Ramona Miller...The Camden County sheriff targeted her without due process! He was angry because she treated an abused prisoner and made a medical report on the situation that reflected unfavorably on the Camden County Jail.
Was America preparing a war for the Gulf oil in 1973? The British Government believed America was preparing for a lightning war in the Middle East to end the 1973 oil crisis, including an invasion of Kuwait, documents released today to the National Archives show.