December 2005 (Be sure to refresh your browser often to get all the latest news articles.)


2 million veterans, widows miss out on VA pensions -- Nearly 2 million poor veterans or their impoverished widows are likely missing out on as much as $22 billion a year in pensions from the U.S. government, but the Department of Veterans Affairs has had only limited success in finding them.

Navy chaplain on hunger strike at White House -- Navy Chaplain (Lt.) Gordon Klingenschmitt talks about his hunger strike on Thursday outside the White House. Klingenschmitt said he won't eat again until President Bush issues an order to "let me pray in Jesus's name."
Read many more Interviews with Klingenschmitt -- Read how it all started! Watch a Clip! Take action five ways!
Even More on Chaplain -- Navy Chaplain Punished for Talking about Jesus Christ!

FBI Hides 85 Pentagon Videos And 9/11 Truth By Jon Carlson -- A Must Read Article!!

US government wants every vehicle to have a GPS tracking device -- Now electronic tracking and taxing may be coming to a DMV near you. The Office of Transportation Policy Studies, part of the Federal Highway Administration, is about to announce another round of grants totaling some $11 million. A spokeswoman on Friday said the office is "shooting for the end of the year" for the announcement, and more money is expected for GPS (Global Positioning System) tracking efforts.

Now you can be arrested for any offence (London) -- Police are to be given sweeping powers to arrest people for every offence, including dropping litter, failure to wear a seat belt and other minor misdemeanours. The measures, which come into force on Jan 1, are the biggest expansion in decades of police powers to deprive people of their liberty.

TACA (Talk About Curing Autism) -- Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) provides the information and connection to improve the quality of life of people with autism in their families. For families who have just received the autism diagnosis, TACA aims to speed up the cycle time that gets them from the diagnosis to the appropriate information that will lead to effect treatment and supports. For all families, TACA builds the autism community by connecting people with each other and the professionals who can help them, allowing them to share stories and information to help people with autism be the best that they can be.

NSA Web site places 'cookies' on computers -- The National Security Agency's Internet site has been placing files on visitors' computers that can track their Web surfing activity despite strict federal rules banning most of them.

150+ 9/11 Smoking Guns -- 150+ Links all found in Mainstream Media! (Also listed on "The Site of the Day" - check it out for more interesting websites to view).

Latin American mercenaries guarding Baghdad's Green Zone -- Since the US invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, about 20,000 mercenaries have been hired to work as private security contractors. This figure represents one mercenary for every seven uniformed American soldiers in these regions.

Will N.M. be First State to Ban Aspartame? -- Ordinary citizens of New Mexico have successfully petitioned the Environmental Improvement Board and the Attorney General’s Office to hold honest public hearings on the safety of aspartame.

After Storm, She Tries to Mend State, and Career -- She is struggling to rebuild a shattered state. But along the way, Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco of Louisiana is also working to repair a wounded reputation - her own.

WINNER OF THE COVETED 2005 AWARD FOR POLITICAL INCORRECTNESS -- This year three stalwart truth-tellers stood up to a tsunami of prevarication to make the short list for the 2005 Award for Political Incorrectness.

Is George Clooney Running The State Department? -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced on December 13 that the State Department would launch an Edward R. Murrow Journalism Program to influence foreign journalists. The Rice announcement buys into the myth perpetuated by the George Clooney movie, “Good Night and Good Luck,” that Murrow, a CBS journalist who became director of the U.S. Information Agency in the Kennedy Administration, had put anti-communist Senator Joseph McCarthy in his place. Read More...

Forte: Crystal Powser Declaration Shows Pattern of Corruption -- A dramatic declaration filed in Gene Forte vs. Judge Robert O'Farrell resulted in an historic halt to an unrelated Commission on Judicial Performance (CJP) hearing of Santa Barbara Superior Court Judge Diana R. Hall.

CONYERS CALLS FOR BUSH IMPEACH -- Powerful, Congressional representative and Detroit Democrat John Conyers has introduced a House resolution to create a Select Committee with subpoena authority to investigate the misconduct of the Bush Administration. Conyers' resolution cites "the Iraq war and ... possible impeachable offenses; as well as resolutions proposing both President Bush and Vice-President Cheney [that] should be censured by Congress based on the uncontroverted evidence of their abuse of power."

HOW TO SPIN THE WASHINGTON POST'S PTSD STORY INTO SOMETHING..NEGATIVE -- The spiraling cost of post-traumatic stress disorder among war veterans has triggered a politically charged debate and ignited fears that the government is trying to limit expensive benefits for emotionally scarred troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Violating the Constitution By Karen Kwiatkowski -- The New York Times reports that the National Security Agency may have violated constitutional protections against unwarranted government intrusion into citizens' lives and confiscation of private property. In early 2002, President Bush signed an executive order that allegedly allowed the collection and operational intelligence use of international telephone or electronic mail conversations, even if one or more participants were American. This revelation is disturbing, coming in advance of a related book by Times national security reporter James Risen entitled State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration.

Unwarranted Executive Power -- The pursuit of terrorism does not authorize the president to make up new laws.

Defense Lawyers in Terror Cases Plan Challenges Over Spy Efforts -- Defense lawyers in some of the country's biggest terrorism cases say they plan to bring legal challenges to determine whether the National Security Agency used illegal wiretaps against several dozen Muslim men tied to Al Qaeda.

Rice authorized National Security Agency to spy on UN Security Council in run-up to war, former officials say -- President Bush and other top officials in his administration used the National Security Agency to secretly wiretap the home and office telephones and monitor private email accounts of members of the United Nations Security Council in early 2003 to determine how foreign delegates would vote on a U.N. resolution that paved the way for the U.S.-led war in Iraq, NSA documents show.

Police Forces, Their Ranks Thin, Offer Bonuses, Bounties and More -- Among the depleted ranks of police departments throughout the country, it has come to this: desperate want ads offering signing bonuses to new recruits, and cops paying other cops to find new cops.

Bush Pleads with Editors to Stop Revealing Embarrassing Facts about the Administration -- President Bush has been summoning newspaper editors lately in an effort to prevent publication of stories he considers damaging to national security.

Steelers Hope They're Peaking Just in Time for Playoff Run -- The Pittsburgh Steelers take consolation in this: They are playing much better than they did to close the 2004 season.

Orange and Blue Alert -- King Juan Carlos I and Spain's family crest.

Courts Hit Parents With Triple Whammy Dec. 21, 2005 by Phyllis Schlafly -- Federal judges have just hit parents with a triple-whammy. Two appellate courts held that parents have no right to stop offensive, privacy-invading interrogation of their own children in public schools, and in a third case the Supreme Court indicated that it is not going to do anything to protect parents' rights concerning schools. (Another good reason to get your children out of public schools)!!

Drug risks the system missed -- This table lists the relatively common drugs we've identified as having known or suspected serious risks that were undetected or underestimated when the FDA approved them. Check it out!

Consumer Reports: Common drugs, hidden dangers -- A leader of the Food and Drug Administration’s drug-safety office has told Congress that the agency and its once-vaunted Center for Drug Evaluation and Research are “broken.” The FDA is currently the object of several investigations, including one initiated at its own request.

Synthetic terror alert red for NYC, DC subways -- In light of the extension of the USA PATRIOT Act's expiring police-state provisions for only five weeks, this website is issuing a CODE RED SYNTHETIC TERROR ALERT through Feb. 3. Concerned citizens should be on the lookout for suspicious activities by government operatives over the next five weeks. An attack at this time would provide the necessary impetus to hammer through an expansion of PATRIOT's Orwellian provisions. Bush will likely push for these provisions during his Jan. 31 State of the Union address to Congress. (This website made "Site of the Day"!!!)

Why Would Bush Change the Order of Succession Yesterday? -- Executive Order: Providing An Order of Succession Within the Department of Defense--By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345 et. seq., it is hereby ordered as follows: Read More...

Iraq: The War Is Coming Home -- There are many costs the United States must pay for blundering into Iraq, and they cannot all be calculated in billions of dollars. Two of them are America's loss of confidence in itself and a drift back to isolationism more profound than before the World Trade Center attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

AIDS expert has theory on vaccine's delay -- In an unusually candid admission, the federal chief of AIDS research says he believes drug companies don't have an incentive to create a vaccine for the HIV and are likely to wait to profit from it after the government develops one. That means the government has had to spend more time focusing on the processes that drug companies ordinarily follow in developing new medicines and bringing them to market. (Edmund Traymont is the person who headed the Tri-Service Vaccine Task Force)

KING GEORGE DISMISSES CONSTITUTION, TRAMPLES ON RIGHTS OF ALL AMERICANS -- A monstrous wall, an iron curtain, has descended across our national political life, dividing and separating a free people from the temporary, ruthless custodians of its government. The American people suffer and endure as we enter the sixth year of George W. Bush's failed presidency, an increasingly dangerous and threatening time for our resilient, but hardly invincible, republic. By Bill Gallagher

Hometown Snubs Schwarzenegger Over Death Penalty -- Early on Monday, under cover of darkness, his name was removed from the arena in a sort of uncontested divorce between the California governor and the town council, which had been horrified that he rejected pleas to spare the life of Stanley Tookie Williams, former leader of the Crips gang, who was executed by the state of California two weeks ago.

Sharon to Undergo Repair of Hole in Heart -- Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has a small hole in his heart that apparently contributed to his mild stroke last week and he will undergo a catheterization procedure within three weeks to repair the problem, his doctors said Monday.

NFL Wildcard -- there are 12 teams vying for the final seven playoff spots with two weeks to go in the season. All that scrambling kicks off with 13 games on Saturday, Dec. 24. Then on Christmas Day, there are two nationally televised games -- Chicago at Green Bay (FOX, 5 p.m. ET) and Minnesota at Baltimore (ESPN, 8:30 p.m. ET). The weekend concludes with New England at the New York Jets on Monday night (ABC, 9 p.m. ET).

"La Befana" (Epiphany) Holiday January 6 -- La Befana: Kindly old witch who brings children toys on the Feast of the Epiphany, January 6.

More info on the Ohio Patriot Act and Contact Information for Gov. Bob Taft -- this is an action alert from the ACLU about it. (Thanks to Thomas for sending our way)

The Barrett Report Why is the NYT not demanding this report be made public including the 120 pages which have been blacked out? -- Finally, A Decision on the Barrett Report After years of fighting, a court orders its release.

38 Senators With Up to $13.4 Million in Pharmaceutical Stock Approve Drug Industry's Sweetheart Deal -- 38 U.S. Senators with up to $13.4 million in pharmaceutical holdings increased the value of their stock portfolios last night when they approved an amendment to the defense appropriations bill that immunizes drug makers from accountability to the public when they sell dangerous drugs and other products, according to the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR).

Daschle: Congress Denied Bush War Powers in U.S. -- The Bush administration requested, and Congress rejected, war-making authority "in the United States" in negotiations over the joint resolution passed days after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, according to an opinion article by former Senate majority leader Thomas A. Daschle (D-S.D.) in today's Washington Post.

Jury Awards Wal-Mart Workers $172M -- An Alameda County jury on Thursday awarded $172 million to thousands of California employees at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. who claimed they were illegally denied lunch breaks.

85% MSNBC Poll Favor Immediate Bush Impeachment -- Poll results: 85% MSNBC Poll Favor Immediate Bush Impeachment, 5% - No, like any president, he has made a few missteps, but nothing approaching "high crimes and misdemeanors, 9% - No, the man has done absolutely nothing wrong. Impeachment would just be a political lynching, 2% - I don't know.

PRESIDENT BUSH'S SPEECH ON IRAQ -- Would You Trust Hillary With The Patriot Act?

The United States vs. Jesus Christ -- Never in this nation's history has its judiciary had the unmitigated gall to openly attack the worship by Christians of their Savior and call it a "constitutional" issue!

School Okays 'Christmas Witch,' Menorahs; Rewrites 'Silent Night' -- The "war against Christmas" rages on. A Wisconsin elementary school has changed the song "Silent Night" to "Cold in the Night," and secularized the lyrics.

House trims US Patriot Act term -- The US House of Representatives has voted to trim an extension of the anti-terror law known as the Patriot Act down to a month. The Senate had voted to extend the law, which increases the government's search and surveillance powers, by six months on Wednesday.

How Far Down The Rabbit Hole? -- As population rises, carrying capacity drops. What is “carrying capacity?” For a quick rendition, it means, “the amount resources on a given piece of land to allow long term sustainable human, plant and animal life.”

Senate Blocks Alaska Refuge Drilling -- A quarter-century long fight over the nation's most divisive environmental issue rages on after the Senate on Wednesday rejected opening an Alaska wildlife refuge to oil drilling — even though that provision was included in a must-pass bill that funds U.S. troops overseas and hurricane victims.

Survey - Do you believe President Bush's actions justify impeachment? -- MSNBC survey.

Judges on Surveillance Court To Be Briefed on Spy Program -- The presiding judge of a secret court that oversees government surveillance in espionage and terrorism cases is arranging a classified briefing for her fellow judges to address their concerns about the legality of President Bush's domestic spying program, according to several intelligence and government sources.

Senate votes to extend Patriot Act -- The Senate on Wednesday passed a six-month extension of the terror-fighting USA Patriot Act as a last resort after Democrats and a small group of GOP senators blocked President Bush and Republican congressional leaders’ attempt to make most of the anti-terrorism law permanent.

New York Police Covertly Join In at Protest Rallies -- Undercover New York City police officers have conducted covert surveillance in the last 16 months of people protesting the Iraq war, bicycle riders taking part in mass rallies and even mourners at a street vigil for a cyclist killed in an accident, a series of videotapes show.

DU-WATCH - European parliament moratorium on uranium weapons -- On Nov. 17, the European Parliament issued for the third time a call for a moratorium on the use of so-called "depleted" uranium munitions. The resolution regarding depleted uranium is part of an 11-page document entitled, "Texts adopted by European Parliament, on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction; A role for the European Parliament"

Dr. Joseph Mercola's "eHealthy News You Can Use" -- Various topics in the Dec. 22, 2005 Newsletter. You may want to check them out.

Ohio Seeks Power to Arrest for NO REASON !! -- The lengthy piece of legislation would let police arrest people in public places who will not give their names, address and birth dates, even if they are not doing anything wrong. A MUST READ!!

Schlafly: Courts hit parents with triple whammy -- Federal judges have just hit parents with a triple whammy. Two appellate courts held that parents have no right to stop offensive, privacy-invading interrogation of their own children in public schools. In a third case, the U.S. Supreme Court indicated that it is not going to do anything to protect parental rights concerning schools.

Illinois Supreme Court ruled their state income tax is unconstitutional -- Perhaps the biggest part of this story isn't that the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that the state income tax is unconstitutional - perhaps the biggest part of the story is the MEDIA COVER-UP. Have you seen this anywhere? It isn't on any wire services, not Reuters, not UPI, not AP.

The IVR Cheat Sheet™ by Paul English -- this list tells you how to speak to a human instead of a recording when calling these particular businesses.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 12949 -- FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE PHYSICAL SEARCHES (No-warrant searches authorized by Bill Clinton in 1995).

Bush tried to stop charges -- The president was so desperate to kill The New York Times’ eavesdropping story, he summoned the paper’s editor and publisher to the Oval Office. But it wasn’t just out of concern about national security.

Fox’s Wendell Goler: Secret Wiretapping Program Used 18,000-Plus Times -- Yesterday, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said President Bush’s warrantless spying activities were part of a “very concentrated, very limited program.” But during today’s press briefing, Fox News White House correspondent Wendell Goler stated his “understanding” that the program was used “18,000-plus times.”

Spy Court Judge Quits In Protest -- Jurist Concerned Bush Order Tainted Work of Secret Panel - A federal judge has resigned from the court that oversees government surveillance in intelligence cases in protest of President Bush's secret authorization of a domestic spying program, according to two sources.

In Final Hours, M.T.A. Took a Big Risk on Pensions -- On the final day of intense negotiations, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, it turns out, greatly altered what it had called its final offer, to address many of the objections of the transit workers' union. The authority improved its earlier wage proposals, dropped its demand for concessions on health benefits and stopped calling for an increase in the retirement age, to 62 from 55.

THE SECRET SHADOW GOVERNMENT -- In the Shadow Government five branches may be identified. These branches are: the Executive Branch, the Intelligence Branch, the War Department, the Weapons Industry Branch, and the Financial Department.


A Mission That Ended in Inferno for 3 Women -- The ambush in Falluja made June 23 one of the worst days in the history of women in the American military. Yet it faded into the running narrative of Iraq, tallied up as another tragic but unavoidable consequence of war.  Read More...

Effects of Anthrax vaccine downplayed -- The Pentagon never told Congress about more than 20,000 hospitalizations involving troops who took the anthrax vaccine from 1998 through 2000, despite repeated promises that such cases would be publicly disclosed. Instead, generals and Defense Department officials claimed that fewer than 100 people were hospitalized or became seriously ill after receiving the shot, according to an investigation by the Daily Press of Newport News.

TSA Wants Access to Veterans' Files to Add 'Mental Defectives' to Watch List -- Unbelievable!!! "Mental defectives" to be kept from air travel?? Up first are the files of the Defense Department (DoD) and Veterans Administration (VA), which the TSA says it wants scoured for "mental defectives."

Congressman calls for Bush impeachment -- U.S. Rep. John Lewis said Monday in a radio interview that President Bush should be impeached if he broke the law in authorizing spying on Americans.

State orders chicken pox shots in Green Forest -- The Arkansas state health department wants students, faculty and staff at Green Forest schools to be immunized for chicken pox. At least nine cases of the disease have shown up in the district this month, including one on Monday.


U.S. Warns Turkey Of Air Strike On Iran And Syria -- In an overlooked story, the Turkish press reported last week that CIA Director Porter Goss went to Ankara recently and informed the Turkish government that Iran already has nuclear weapons and they should be ready for "a possible US air operation against Iran and Syria".

Military may not change anthrax shot rules -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has once again decided that the anthrax vaccine used by the military meets safety and effectiveness standards, paving the way for the return of the controversial mandatory shot program. But that doesn't mean the "take the shot or take a court-martial approach" will resume soon - or for very long.

High-Ranking Military Officers & Airline Pilots Agree: Flt 175 Did Not Hit WTC South Tower -- Startling new revelations about the 9/11 attacks were recently released on The Power Hour radio program.

Distinguished Professor: 911 Truth MUST Be Uncovered -- Distinguished University of Minnesota Philosophy Professor Joins 9/11 Fight, Saying the Truth Must Be Uncovered James H.Fetzer, PhD., has publicly thrown his hat in the ring to support other professors seriously questioning and casting doubt on the official 9/11 story.

Depleted Uranium Travel Advisory -- Depleted uranium (DU) is causing long term damage to entire populations and a case has been made it's being used as a genocide agent. This travel advisory suggests you do not visit within a 1,000 miles radius of Yugoslavia, Iraq, or Afghanistan.

Senate Blocks the Renewal of Patriot Act -- The Senate on Friday blocked legislation to renew the Patriot Act, delivering a dramatic rebuff to President Bush that reflected rising concern over his treatment of civil liberties and privacy rights in the war on terrorism.

NIH Uses Live Viruses for Bird Flu Vaccine -- In an isolation ward of a Baltimore hospital, up to 30 volunteers will participate in a bold experiment: A vaccine made with a live version of the most notorious bird flu will be sprayed into their noses.

U.S. Team Will Test Live-Virus Bird Flu Vaccine -- Researchers at the U.S. National Institutes of Health will soon recruit 30 human volunteers to test the effectiveness of a vaccine containing a live but weakened form of the H5N1 bird flu virus.

Agents' visit chills UMass Dartmouth senior -- A senior at UMass Dartmouth was visited by federal agents two months ago, after he requested a copy of Mao Tse-Tung's tome on Communism called "The Little Red Book."

Weather War? -- New evidence suggests US & Russia are embroiled in an illegal race to harness the power of hurricanes & earthquakes.

1-800-call SPY -- HOTLINE NUMBERS: Some federal agencies maintain hotlines to provide an unconstrained avenue for government and contractor employees to report, without fear of reprisal, known or suspected instances of serious security irregularities, fraud, or other infractions.

Court asked to allow mandatory inoculations -- A law banning the Pentagon’s use of experimental drugs without troops’ consent does not preclude mandatory anthrax vaccinations, government lawyers contend in their latest court filing in the long-running legal battle over the vaccine.

Schwartzenegger Stadium in Graz, Austria is to be renamed soon -- The once popular favorite son, born in Graz, has fallen from favor with enough Austrians that the recently-built stadium named for California Governor Arnold Schwartzenegger will be renamed, reports a source in Vienna.

15 WAYS PUBLIC SCHOOLS CAN HARM YOUR CHILDREN -- Many public schools spend up to 50 percent of the school day on non-academic subjects that waste children's precious time.

Senate provision would inoculate vaccine makers -- Flu vaccine makers would be shielded from lawsuits under sweeping language Senate Republicans hope to slip into a bill before Congress adjourns for the year, a move that has sparked outrage from Democrats and consumer advocates.

Patriot Act's fate remains uncertain Despite strong House support -- opposition brewing in Senate.

Montreal Court Case Nabs CIA For Illegal Mind-Control Experimentation -- More than 250 unsuspecting patients eligible for compensation, according to Canadian ruling. Critics of CIA-funded mind control programs call attention to the fact they are still going on today, as referenced in declassified documents calling attention to sinister operations called Bluebird/Artichoke and MKULTRA.

Why Don't The Unvaccinated Have Autism? -- The Age of Autism: Question of the year: In its new issue on medicine in 2005, Time weighs in: "The idea that childhood vaccinations might lead to autism has gained currency among some concerned parents, fueled by unsubstantiated reports on the Internet. ... Most scientists are convinced that the shots are safe." There you have it -- a more telling summary perhaps than Time intended. This was the year of "Parents vs. Research," as the equally estimable New York Times put it in a front-page headline in June.

N.Y. Adopts Code to Monitor Diabetics -- New York Adopts Health Code Regulation to Monitor Diabetics, the First American City to Do So.

Do you believe that the U.S. Government was complicit in 911, and Guilty of the Crime of 911? -- 911 World Opinion Poll.

Could you be an Enemy of the State? -- Suspected of plotting terror, a group of men have been held for four years but never charged. Now, in their first testimonies, they reveal the authorities have not even questioned them since their arrests.

Never vaccinated - NO AUTISM -- Thousands of children cared for by Homefirst Health Services in metropolitan Chicago have at least two things in common with thousands of Amish children in rural Lancaster: They have never been vaccinated. And they don't have autism.

Images of Mycoplasma -- Researching An emerging infectious disease...."Morgellons Disease".

Genotoxic and Inflammatory Effects of Depleted Uranium Particles Inhaled by Rats -- "Our results show that exposure to DU by inhalation resulted in DNA strand breaks in broncho-alveolar lavage (BAL) cells and in increase of inflammatory cytokine expression and production of hydroperoxides in lung tissue suggesting that the DNA damage was in part a consequence of the inflammatory processes and oxidative stress." A Must Read!  (Don't forget to check out our additional articles on Depleted Uranium on our DU section on The Power Hour Website).

Local Police Request Quarantine Guidelines -- The International Association of Chiefs of Police has voiced concern that its members lack guidelines for enforcing quarantines, USA Today reported today.

Up To $16 Million In Drug Company Stock Investments Conflict 42 U.S. Senators Out of Vaccine Vote -- 42 U.S. Senators hold stock in pharmaceutical companies even as they vote on legislation to benefit the drug industry, according to an analysis released today by the nonprofit, nonpartisan Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR). The Senate is expected to vote this week on an eleventh-hour amendment to immunize vaccine makers for dangerous drugs. Senators should not participate in votes from which they will financially benefit, said FTCR. Senator Frist is one of the 'pushers' behind S. 1873.

Court asked to allow mandatory inoculations -- A law banning the Pentagon’s use of experimental drugs without troops’ consent does not preclude mandatory anthrax vaccinations, government lawyers contend in their latest court filing in the long-running legal battle over the vaccine.

Lisa Mullenax & Alejandro Mendez thanks The Power Hour and the listeners for their support -- Please take the time to read the update and THANK YOU!!

Burr's bill loses steam as critics gain traction -- Sen. Richard Burr's freshman-year project -- a bill to speed development of new drugs and vaccines against pandemics and bioterrorist attacks -- was supposed to be on the fast track. So what's going on?? TAKE ACTION NOW NEEDED!!

Latest Update from Michael New -- The US Court of Appeals has set a date for oral arguments in the case of Michael G. New vs. Donald Rumsfeld, et al/ for February 16, 2006.

Is The Pentagon Spying On Americans? -- Secret Database Obtained By NBC News Tracks "Suspicious" Domestic Groups.

EXCLUSIVE: SECURITIES FRAUD LITIGATION FILED AGAINST DIEBOLD, INC! -- A Securities Fraud Class Action suit has been filed against Diebold, Inc. (stock symbol: DBD) naming eight top executive officers in the company as co-defendants. The suit has been filed by plaintiff Janice Konkol, alleging securities fraud against the North Canton, Ohio-based manufacturer of Voting Systems and ATM machines on behalf of investors who owned shares of Diebold stock and lost money due to an alleged fraudulent scheme by the company and its executives to deceive shareholders during the "class period" of October 22, 2003 through September 21, 2005.

G7 Finance Ministers Agree to Vaccine Project -- London, England (AHN) - The G7 summit meeting in London kicked off a project to subsidize production of a host of new vaccines to fight illnesses and viruses worldwide.

Merck's Deleted Data -- A top editor of The New England Journal of Medicine says that he was stunned to find out that data linking Vioxx to cardiovascular risk was deleted from a major study his journal published five years ago--and that it appears that Merck researchers may have deleted that data.

Are Flu Death Stats Inflated? -- A Harvard grad student is charging that the U.S. government is hyping the threat of the annual (non-avian) strains of influenza. Specifically, Peter Doshi says, the estimate of 36,000 flu-related deaths a year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is unsupported by the available data. Are the numbers may be inflated to help drug companies sell more flu vaccine???

9/11 Truth Conference Opens in Tampa To Crowd of 600 By Greg Szymanski -- Mainstream Media Again Ignores Event as Censorship Spreads Across Land Like Existed In Nazi Germany.

Picking up the Pieces: Practical Guide for Surviving Economic Crashes, Internal Unrest and Military Suppression By: Sorcha Faal -- “In the span of less than 3 months gasoline prices will rise 500%. The prices of both food and shelter rise over 300%.

The Children of Winter: Apocalyptic Message of Hope By: Sorcha Faal -- "Not told by Sorcha herself alone, but by the Children of Winter themselves, who at 6 years of age the weather had no effect upon them as they walked naked in the snows of winter.

Canada Wants To Shield Personal Data From Anti-Terror Law -- A federal proposal would allow government departments to immediately cancel a contract with an American firm if it hands personal information about Canadians to U.S. anti-terrorism investigators.

Family Upset Over Marine's Body Arriving as FREIGHT! -- Dead heroes are supposed to come home with their coffins draped with the American flag -- greeted by a color guard. But in reality, many are arriving as freight on commercial airliners -- stuffed in the belly of a plane with suitcases and other cargo.

Bush on the Constitution: 'It's just a "GD" piece of paper'-- Our "Christian" president?

US terror watchlist 80,000 names long -- A watchlist of possible terror suspects distributed by the US government to airlines for pre-flight checks is now 80,000 names long, a Swedish newspaper reported, citing European air industry sources.

What Do Rising Gold Prices Mean? by Rep. Ron Paul -- The market price for an ounce of gold rose to more than $500 last week, a significant milestone for economists watching precious metals and commodities markets. The last time gold topped $500 was December 1987, in the wake of the “Black Monday” stock market collapse earlier that fall.

Earth's magnetic pole drifting quickly -- Earth's north magnetic pole is drifting away from North America and toward Siberia at such a clip that Alaska might lose its spectacular Northern Lights in the next 50 years, scientists said Thursday.

HHS hopes pandemic preparations will ease flu vaccine supply kinks -- State health officials at a Washington, DC, meeting yesterday expressed frustration over problems with supplies of seasonal flu vaccine, while federal officials promised that the government's pandemic influenza preparedness plan will help clear up those problems.

Rice with Indefensible Brief; Cheney in Last Throes By Ray McGovern -- European reaction to visiting Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's statements on torture can be summed up in lead commentary Wednesday in the Sueddeutsche Zeitung, among the most widely respected German newspapers.

Recently declassified Tonkin documents online -- On 30 November 2005, the National Security Agency (NSA) released the first installment of previously classified information regarding the Vietnam era, specifically the Gulf of Tonkin incident. This release includes a variety of articles, chronologies of events, oral history interviews, signals intelligence (SIGINT) reports and translations, and other related memoranda.

DOD Caught Lying: Anthrax Vaccine Hurts 20,000 -- Despite promises that hospitalizations after anthrax vaccinations would be reported, the Pentagon withheld data on more than 20,000 cases.

Iran President: Charge Bush for War Crimes -- Iran's hard-line president said Saturday the Bush administration should be tried on war crimes charges, and he denounced the West for pressuring Iran to curb its controversial nuclear program.

Lethal Bacteria In People Being Treated With Antibiotics -- A lethal bacteria which surfaces in people being treated with antibiotics is spreading in North America and has grown resistant to drugs, according to two studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

MURDER IN THE MEDICINE CABINET -- The Deadliest Killer of the 20th Century, With More Deaths Than All the World Wars, Lurks Right Inside Your House, and Threatens to Take You and Your Family. The Story No One Told You.

Polio Non-Outbreak Among the Amish -- How did children in an isolated Amish community, with no exposure to foreigners, become exposed to vaccine-strain polio virus?

Smear Pattern by Paul Sperry -- July 2003 was a bad month for the White House. The Iraq insurgency was growing. U.S. troop morale was flagging. No weapons of mass destruction had been found. And people were starting to come forward to question the White House's story in selling the war. So the White House went into full attack mode.

IRAQ REFLECTION: Fight or flight? by Tom Fox -- Tom Fox is one of the Christian Peacemakers kidnapped by the "Swords of Righteousness Brigade" in Iraq.

Methicillin R.S.A. Destroyed -- Test done at Physician’s Preferred Lab on methicillin resistant staph aureus.

WALTER BURIEN IN JAIL SINCE 11/23/05 -- Please distribute, post and publish nationally as requested by Walter Burien.

National Center For Infectious Diseases Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (formerly the Division of Quarantine) -- Proposed Rule: CDC is committed to protecting the health and safety of the American public by preventing the introduction of communicable disease into the US. Having updated regulations in place is an important measure to ensure swift response health threats.

Vitamin C May be Illegal Drug After 2009 by Rima Laibow, MD -- Cheap, effective, high potency nutrients like Vitamin C will soon be as illegal as heroin if the United Nations has anything to say about it. A Must Read!!

Microwave Weaponry Used on Montana Carpenter By Greg Szymanski -- Dan Nelson says he's not sure exactly what piece 9/11 evidence he uncovered triggered the government assaults, but says once he tried to go public, 'all heck broke loose.'

Anatomy of a Covert Pro-Terrorism Agenda: the Betrayal of America -- Dr.Edward Englebart’s brilliant expose of the political, business and social betrayal of America by its royal family: the Rockefellers.

TWA Flight 800: The Impossible Zoom Climb -- Dedicated to revealing the truth by making the government records of the zoom climb available for public review. (Also on Site of the Day section)

Special Report: Anthrax Puzzle -- Who's telling the truth about the military's anthrax vaccine? The Pentagon and government-financed experts, who say the drug is safe and effective? Or veterans who say their health took a nose-dive after they got the shot? Now that troops have a choice, they have to decide whom to trust. Decide for yourself, as the Daily Press brings you four days of coverage.

Despite promises that hospitalizations after anthrax vaccinations would be reported, the Pentagon withheld data on more than 20,000 cases -- Critics of the vaccine, veterans' advocates and congressional staffers say the Pentagon's deliberate low-balling of hospitalizations helped persuade Congress and the public that the vaccine was safe.

Sickened Iraq War Veteran Fights for Fellow Veterans -- The bill, similar to legislation passed this year in Connecticut, would direct the New York State Division of Veterans' Affairs to aid any soldier or veteran in obtaining proper testing for depleted uranium. A report released last month by the U.S. General Accounting Office confirmed that there are major problems with the Pentagon's health testing for reserve troops. A Must Read!!


Chemical used in food containers disrupts brain development -- The chemical bisphenol A (BPA), widely used in products such as food cans, milk container linings, water pipes and even dental sealants, has now been found to disrupt important effects of estrogen in the developing brain.

Artificial Sweetener Indicted - Will New Mexico Be First To Ban Aspartame?

MSG - The Slow Poisoning Of America -- MSG Hides Behind 25+ Names, Such As 'Natural Flavouring'
MSG Is Also In Your Favorite Coffee Shops And Drive-Ups. -- Center for Responsible Politics Executive Director. Check it out!

Alejandro Mendez Vargas UPDATE -- PRAYERS ARE ANSWERED!! November 23, 2005 - Alejandro Mendez Vargas FREED!

Evidence for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? -- Proteins in Spinal Fluid May Be Markers of Syndrome, Early Tests Show.

Quarantining for Fever and Diarrhea -- Federal health officials are seeking to update quarantine and contact-tracing regulations, hoping changes such as easier access to airline passenger lists could better protect Americans from foreign infectious diseases, including bird flu.

Former Canadian Minister Of Defence Asks Canadian Parliament To Hold Hearings On Relations With Alien "Et" Civilizations -- A former Canadian Minister of Defence and Deputy Prime Minister under Pierre Trudeau has joined forces with three Non-governmental organizations to ask the Parliament of Canada to hold public hearings on Exopolitics -- relations with “ETs.”
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Loose Change FOX clip -- it made the FOX news! Check it out!

Anthrax shots may be required in military -- The Bush administration asked a federal appeals court Thursday to reinstate mandatory anthrax inoculations for many military personnel, while a lawyer for soldiers who refused the shots said anti-anthrax vaccine was never intended for the purpose the Pentagon is using it.

Hard Evidence of US Torturing Prisoners to Death Ignored by Corporate Media -- Military autopsy reports provide indisputable proof that detainees are being tortured to death while in US military custody. Yet the US corporate media are covering it with the seriousness of a garage sale for the local Baptist Church.

The plot on chemical weapons grows -- Dr. Khalid ash-Shaykhli, an official at Iraq’s health ministry, said that the U.S. military used internationally banned weapons during its deadly offensive in the city of Fallujah.

600 pounds of PLUTONIUM missing? -- Enough plutonium to make dozens of nuclear bombs hasn't been accounted for at the UC-run Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico and may be missing, an activist group says in a new report.

Judges in S.D. May Lose Lawsuit Immunity -- Activists are trying to put a radical measure on next year's ballot that could make South Dakota the first state to let people who believe their rights have been violated by judges put those judges on trial. Citizens could seek damages or criminal charges.

More lies from the Pentagon -- Senate Summons Pentagon to Explain Effort to Plant News Stories in Iraqi Media. Top Pentagon officials were asked to explain a reported secret military campaign to plant paid propaganda in the Iraqi news media.

US holding 26 ‘ghost detainees’, says HRW -- A leading human rights monitor accused the United States on Wednesday of holding and possibly torturing at least 26 ‘ghost detainees’ in secret overseas locations.

US army defends planting of news -- The US military on Thursday defended its policy of feeding articles to the Iraqi press as part of a campaign to counter what it said were lies spread by Al Qaeda militants.

Twist to terror suspects row as logs show 80 CIA planes visited UK -- The transatlantic row over the secret transfer of terror suspects by the Bush administration took a new twist yesterday when it emerged that more than 300 flights operated by the CIA had landed at European airports.

US, other countries report E coli cases in recent months -- keep activated charcoal on hand..when traveling!!!

Europe demands answers on CIA and the secret terror jails -- Allegations that the CIA has been conducting clandestine operations across Europe were sparked by an article in The Washington Post and have multiplied so rapidly that they have now engulfed most European Governments.

Only those who served know what war is -- Those who have worn a military uniform are actually in a position to know what war really is. The pseudo-patriots who love the Iraq war but could never be bothered to serve in the military themselves are certainly in no such position. At present, for example, only 58 of the 231 Republican members of the House of Representatives are military veterans.

'Trophy' video exposes private security contractors shooting up Iraqi drivers -- The video has sparked concern that private security companies, which are not subject to any form of regulation either in Britain or in Iraq, could be responsible for the deaths of hundreds of innocent Iraqis.

November 2005  (Be sure to refresh your browser often to get all the latest news articles.)

National Guard will try paying members to recruit others -- With recruitment numbers sagging during the war in Iraq, the Missouri Army National Guard is trying something new: paying for new recruits.

Two 9/11 Airliners, Flight 93 and 175, Just Recently Taken Off FAA 'Active' List. Are Both Jetliners Still Flying in United's 'Friendly Skies'? -- FAA records for four years listed both 9/11 United jetliners as still on the 'active' list. Now planes only 'deregistered' in September after snoopy researchers questioned FAA officials a month earlier.

A Phone Call To The Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco -- a conversation with Mr. Ron Supinski of the Public Information Department of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank.

N.C. judge declines protection for Diebold -- One of the nation's leading suppliers of electronic voting machines may decide against selling new equipment in North Carolina after a judge declined Monday to protect it from criminal prosecution should it fail to disclose software code as required by state law.

Update on Larken Rose -- As you may have heard, yesterday I was sentenced to 15 months in federal
prison, and I have to turn myself in Monday to begin the sentence. Read More...

U.S.' Iraq Military Ethicist ruled a "suicide" -- Col. Ted Westhusing, a military ethicist who volunteered to go to Iraq, was upset by what he saw. His apparent suicide raises questions. The Army closed its case. But the questions surrounding Westhusing's death continue.

Miami Police Take New Tack Against Terror -- Miami police announced Monday they will stage random shows of force at hotels, banks and other public places to keep terrorists guessing and remind people to be vigilant.

On December 1 is the day to help push forward a new phase of the antiwar struggle -- December 1, the 50th anniversary of the day that Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat and helped launch the modern Civil Rights struggle, to launch a national movement against poverty, racism, and war. "It is time to shut down Wall Street, headquarters of the corporate warmongers."

CIFA: Pentagon’s COINTELPRO -- The White House is considering expanding the power of a little-known Pentagon agency called the Counterintelligence Field Activity, or CIFA, which was created three years ago. Read More...

Iraq Abuses As Bad As Under Saddam -- Human rights abuses in Iraq are now as bad as they were under Saddam Hussein and are even in danger of eclipsing his record, according to the country's first Prime Minister after the fall of Saddam's regime.

GM CEO Gets $4.6M Yearly Pension; Workers Get Pink Slips -- As General Motors slashes jobs, closes plants and battles to avoid bankruptcy, the company’s CEO has set up a retirement plan that will pay him at least $4.6 million a year – nearly twice his current salary.

Dictionary of Republicanisms -- Check them out!

BATTLEFIELD RADIATION: -- DU vet: 'My days are numbered'

Nazi Swastika's On This Kyoto Guide Website -- A MUST SEE! On this site scroll down a little bit until you see the map and you will see Nazi Germany swastika's on this Japanese Kyoto guide map. Totally unbelievable out in plain view the powers at be put their demon symbols for everyone to see on the most of unlikely of places. (Thanks Dwayne for sending)

Blue and Orange sighting -- Club G'itmo T-Shirt - Orange and Blue t-shirts being sold on Rush Limbaugh website. Take a look. Don't forget to check out the rest of the blue and orange sightings on the Un Blue and Orange Watch page!

Raw Cranberry Recipe & MORE-- More recipes added to the recipe section!  Happy Thanksgiving!!

Flu Drug is Killing People -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating reports that the deaths of 12 Japanese children may be linked to the anti-viral drug Tamiflu. The possibility has caused alarm, since millions of doses of the drug are currently being stockpiled for use in a potential flu pandemic.

Defense of Phosphorus Use Turns Into Damage Control -- The State Department and Pentagon have so bungled their response - making and then withdrawing incorrect statements about what American troops really did when they fought a pitched battle against insurgents in the rebellious city - that the charges have produced dozens of stories in the foreign news media and on Web sites suggesting that the Americans used banned weapons and tried to cover it up.

OREGANO WACKS BIRD FLU -- New research on Oil of Oregano shows it to be a natural anti-viral agent, one that did not merely kill H5N1 in the lab but “slaughtered it” according to Dr. Cass Ingram as interviewed on radio earlier this month by Dr. Meg Jordan, Ph.D, RN.

Bombs kill 48 as Bush says war on track -- Car bombs killed 48 people in Iraq today, a day after more than 80 died in suicide blasts across the country and as US President George Bush vowed never to relent in his war on terrorism.

Midwest States Unprepared for Earthquake -- Eight Midwest states most at risk from a devastating earthquake have done little to prepare for such an emergency over the past 20 years.

UT Southwestern to study Gulf illness -- Dallas: Congress OKs $75 million for facility to consolidate research Study of Gulf War illness gets boost with $75 million allocation -- A Gulf War illness research center will be established at the University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center under legislation that also allocates $75 million toward research. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, who has pushed for the study of Gulf War illness for years, wrote the bill, which passed both chambers Friday. It will be sent to President Bush for his approval.

Humboldt vet battles military for toxics data-Operation Shady Grove -- For 12 years between 1962 and 1974, the U.S. military conducted tests using live biological agents. Tugboats bobbing in the high seas off the Hawaiian Islands were sprayed with nerve gas and other agents and then were washed down with powerful decontaminants now suspected of being carcinogens.

New veterans cemetery desecrated -- Driving a stolen vehicle, the vandal crashed through gates, plowed ruts in fresh sod and flattened trees.

Note the President exiting through a locked door -- After meeting with reporters in Beijing, Mr. Bush tried to exit through a locked door. Realizing the mistake, he made a mock grimace, and an aide pointed the way. He joked: "I was trying to escape. It didn't work."

Suspect in killing was let go from Reserve -- The suspect in the slaying Friday of a 25-year-old woman in West El Paso was medically discharged in September from an Army Reserve unit based in Colorado, a Fort Bliss official said.

Sheriff Selling Cocaine to Kids Ignored in Tampa Florida? -- corruption in Tampa Bay???

Have you had five consecutive flu shots in any decade? -- “If so your chances of getting Alzheimer’s disease is TEN TIMES HIGHER. This is partially due to the mercury and aluminum that is in every flu shot (and most child hood shots)”.

Iraq Veterans Against the War -- Note the colors: What happened to Red, white and Blue?

Very Important-Please read-It could protect your Loved ones -- This is quite long and detailed, but after you read it, you will appreciate the story. We don't always know who's out there. Thanks to Wayne for sending our way!

Free Alejandro Mendez -- Mendez will have another hearing Tuesday at 2:30 P.M. Pray that justice will be served and Mendez gets out of prison and he will be free at LAST.

USPTO PATENT FULL TEXT AND IMAGE DATABASE -- Space vehicle propelled by the pressure of inflationary vacuum state!! A MUST SEE!!

Marines Quiet About Brutal New Weapon -- War is hell. But it’s worse when the Marines bring out their new urban combat weapon, the SMAW-NE. Which may be why they’re not talking about it, much. (scroll down to the second article)

Research panel calls for punishment of VA -- Federal officials excluded recent animal studies on the effects of low doses of sarin nerve gas in deciding whether maladies Gulf War vets suffer could be related to such exposure, the head of a panel on the illnesses said Tuesday.

Congressman Calls for Immediate Iraq Withdrawal -- A pro-defense Democrat is calling for the immediate withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Iraq. Congressman John Murtha (D-PA), a former Marine, said he has seen enough and it is time for the United States to get out of Iraq.

Feingold commends Murtha's call for troop withdrawal -- Sen. Russ Feingold, who has pushed for a target date to bring U.S. troops home from Iraq, commended Rep. John Murtha for calling for the immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops.

How to Identify Misinformation -- Notice the mention of Depleted uranium and chemical or biological weapons. Also be sure to note that it comes from a .gov url.

DoD FINALLY Responds to Beyond Treason -- Letter from Daniel Lungren, 3rd District, California written on Nov. 8, 2005 to Corrine Cole in response to her inquires about Beyond Treason.

VA Commits New Funding for Increased Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses Research -- WASHINGTON – In an effort to further answer medical questions involving veterans who served in the Gulf War, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has approved funding for 12 new research projects to better understand illnesses affecting some Gulf War veterans.

FDA queries Tamiflu for children -- The US Food and Drug Administration has raised concerns about how safe it is for children to take Tamiflu.

Parent angry that education policy gives military access to student information -- A section of the No Child Left Behind Act requires school districts to hand over student information to military recruiters, or risk losing their federal money. Some parents are just now finding that out, and they're not happy about it.

U.S. Dumped Chemical Weapons in International Waters -- From 1944 to 1970, weapons were deposited near Italy, France, India, Australia, the Philippines, Japan, Denmark, Norway and other nations, according to a 2001 Army report. Some of these weapons have washed up or been discovered by fisherman. The munitions have harmed at least 200 people, according to the Daily Press.

EPA TO ALLOW PESTICIDE TESTING ON ORPHANS & MENTALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN -- Public Comment Period for this rule Closes December 12, 2005. Public comments are now being accepted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its newly proposed federal regulation regarding the testing of chemicals and pesticides on human subjects.

Evidence Mounts That Bush Wants New Wars -- In this his time of troubles, Bush seems to be moving deliberately and rapidly toward new wars of aggression in an unforgivable gamble to overcome his troubles. His speech on Veterans' Day, November 11, 2005 at the Tobyhanna Army Depot in Pennsylvania leads to this conclusion more clearly than any of his previous speeches and activities.

Congress Nears Deal to Renew Antiterror Law -- WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 - Congressional negotiators neared a final agreement Wednesday night on legislation that will extend and keep largely intact the sweeping antiterrorism powers granted to the federal government after the Sept. 11 attacks under the law known as the USA Patriot Act.

First Human Bird Flu Cases Confirmed in China -- The Health Ministry confirmed two human cases in the central province of Hunan and one in the eastern province of Anhui, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. Both areas reported outbreaks in poultry in the past month.

USA's Prison Industrial Complex -- The prison industry in the United States: big business or a new form of slavery?

Check out Tracking the 19 Hijackers - web of lies -- What are they up to now? At least 9 of them survived 9/11.

Check this out with regard to "In Plane Site" -- written by By Steven E. Jones Department of Physics and Astronomy, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

Chemtrails Are Over Las Vegas -- Las Vegas residents are increasingly noticing the appearance of chemical trails overhead.

Students, community challenge Powell -- Colin Powell's visit to De Anza College sparked massive reaction and protest from students, faculty, and community members last week. Protest events began Wednesday and lasted through Veterans Day Friday to correspond with Powell's three-night engagement at the Flint Center.

Alert: EPA Proposes Testing Chemicals on Orphans and Mentally Handicapped Kids -- Public Comment Period Closes December 12, 2005. Public comments are now being accepted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its newly proposed federal regulation regarding the testing of chemicals and pesticides on human subjects. On August 2, 2005, Congress had mandated the EPA create a rule that permanently bans chemical testing on pregnant women and children. But the EPA's newly proposed rule, misleadingly titled "Protections for Subjects in Human Research," puts industry profits ahead of children's welfare.

Power Hour plane chatter -- n50bh photo of airplane discussed on 11/15/05 program concerning a military plane that landed without permission in Norway a few months back, with prisoners on it?

Pentagon Used White Phosphorous in Iraq -- Pentagon officials acknowledged Tuesday that U.S. troops used white phosphorous as a weapon against insurgent strongholds during the battle of Fallujah last November. But they denied an Italian television news report that the spontaneously flammable material was used against civilians.

Proof White phosphorus used in Fallujah -- confirmed by the Army's own battle report. The March edition of Field Artillery Magazine documents the use of white phosphorus on human targets in Fallujah. Here is the PDF to that document; the information can be found on page 5. (see entire news page on Fallujah - click here!

Roche, Gilead End Dispute Over Tamiflu -- Roche and Gilead said they will establish a joint committee to oversee coordination of global manufacturing of Tamiflu, or oseltamivir, and a coordination panel for the commercialization of the drug for seasonal sales in the most important markets, including the United States.

China to Vaccinate All Its Poultry, With 5.2 Billion Flu Shots -- China's Agriculture Ministry said Tuesday that it would inject all of the nation's 5.2 billion chickens, geese and ducks with a vaccine against bird flu.

San Francisco passes sweeping dog laws -- City supervisors passed new laws requiring spaying and neutering of pit bulls on Tuesday, five months after the fatal mauling of a 12-year-old boy by his family's pit bulls.

Young, Assured and Playing Pharmacist to Friends -- Many trade unused prescription drugs, get medications without prescriptions from the Internet and, in some cases, lie to doctors to obtain medications that in their judgment they need.

Suicides linked to Tamiflu - so is only weapon against bird flu safe?

Torture Alleged at Ministry Site Outside Baghdad -- Iraq's government said Tuesday that it had ordered an urgent investigation of allegations that many of the 173 detainees American troops discovered over the weekend in the basement of an Interior Ministry building in a Baghdad suburb had been tortured by their Iraqi captors.

Former Cleveland Mayor Reported Flight 93 Landed at Cleveland Airport on 9/11 and Flight 175 in Vicinity -- Cincinnati WCPO TV Cover-ups Why Account Removed From Web Site. State sponsored U.S. media ignores story, leaving 'internet hounds' to smell out the truth behind what really happened to the passengers on the doomed flights.

Vaccine Bill Guts Informed Consent -- Barbara Fisher,, president of the National Vaccine Information Center, a patients' advocacy organization, said that the FOIA exemption could prove fatal. If federal authorities declare an emergency in case of biological attack, she said, people would be asked to take medication about which they have no knowledge.

Congress Set to Bail Out Big Pharma in Secret -- A behind-the-scenes plan is reportedly taking shape in Congress to attach language to an unspecified conference report giving drug companies blanket immunity from liability for vaccine injuries and deaths. The National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC), a watchdog consumer advocacy group critical of provisions in “The Biodefense and Pandemic Vaccine and Drug Development Act of 2005" (S. 1873) sponsored by Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) and a similar bill in the House (H.R. 3970), calls the reported plan “an end-run by Pharma’s friends in Congress to take away the civil rights of the American people.

Live Polio Vaccine Causes Minnesota Polio Cases -- Canadian public health officials are keeping a close eye on a southwestern Ontario Amish community after residents there may have been exposed to a vaccine-related form of polio through visitors from the United States.

A 'fiscal hurricane' on the horizon -- The comptroller general of the United States is explaining over eggs how the nation's finances are going to heck.

Gulf Coast Slaves By Roberto Lovato -- Halliburton and its subcontractors hired hundreds of undocumented Latino workers to clean up after Katrina - only to mistreat them and throw them out without pay.

Massive UFO Fleet Over UK -- Having recently reported on what seems to be an increase in UFO sightings over the UK in the past few months, a reader has come up with the goods and sent in some outstanding film footage and photos of what must be the biggest ever UFO fleet filmed over the UK! What you are about to see is very similar to the UFO fleets filmed over Mexico City in the early 1990's.


'I treated people who had their skin melted' -- "The people and bodies I have seen were definitely hit by fire weapons and had no other shrapnel wounds," he said. Read More...

White Phosphorous, Daisy Cutters, Depleted Uranium, Thermobaric bombs, Clusterbombs, Napalm...The US uses WMD against civilians -- The United Nations banned the use of napalm against civilians in 1980 after pictures of a naked wounded girl in Vietnam shocked the world. The United States, which didn't endorse the convention, is the only nation in the world still using napalm.

Bird flu: Sauerkraut cure -- SAUERKRAUT may cure bird flu, scientists claim.
Sauerkraut recipes -- Sauerkraut is enjoyed the world over—not only because of its unique flavor, but because it can be served hot or cold in so many delicious ways.

This isn't the real America By Jimmy Carter -- Instead of our tradition of espousing peace as a national priority unless our security is directly threatened, we have proclaimed a policy of "preemptive war," an unabridged right to attack other nations unilaterally to change an unsavory regime or for other purposes. When there are serious differences with other nations, we brand them as international pariahs and refuse to permit direct discussions to resolve disputes. Read More...

Steamy Libby novel becomes hot online item -- A steamy novel, "The Apprentice: A Novel," by Lewis "Scooter" Libby has become a hot item now that Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff is under indictment.

THE EMPEROR HAS NO BRAINS -- We are no longer able to hide from the obvious fact that something is very, very wrong with our President. His inability to admit, learn from, or even comprehend his mistakes has become pathologic. This anomaly is now seriously affecting his capacity to lead our nation.

COLLAPSE OF SEA AND BIRD LIFE IN PACIFIC REPORTED -- A catastrophic collapse in sea and bird life numbers along America's Northwest Pacific seaboard is raising fears that global warming is beginning to irreparably damage the health of the oceans.

More Miraculous Or Perhaps Planted 9/11 Evidence Uncovered By Greg Szymanski -- The ATM card of Waleed Iskandar was returned to his parents, allegedly found by the Ground Zero Recovery Team on Sept. 11, 2002. Questions remain as to why it turned up a year later and how could such a flimsy card survive such a towering inferno?

DRONES 'TO FLY OVER CITIES' -- The device, a hovering robot carrying video cameras and other sensors, is being created and tested at HONEYWELL's Albuquerque, NM plant.

Testimony of a Gulf War Veteran hero! -- Just one of the TESTIMONIES SUBMITTED TO CONGRESS 2005! A MUST READ!!

VA backs off review of post-traumatic stress cases -- Unable to find extensive fraud, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced Thursday it would not launch a massive review of disability cases involving post-traumatic stress disorder.

MEDIA PARROTING "TERROR" LIES, SUPPRESSING TRUTH? -- Like parrots, America's major news media repeat every report about (supposed) Muslim "suicide" bombers, on foot wearing bomb packs or in autos - claimed by suspect "Al Qaeda" websites and by Bush Administration propagandists. Following are news and reports that contradict some of the lies our media failed to tell us about. ( Thanks to Dick from Tucson, Arizona for suppling us with this information!)

Attorney Offers Document On Oklahoma City Bombing -- Attorney Jesse Trentadue, pursuing the 1995 death of his brother in an Oklahoma prison, has disclosed a document concerning an informant at a white supremacist camp telling federal authorities of a threat to blow up federal buildings before the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

A Legal US Nuclear Attack Against Iran -- On September 24 of this year, the United States finally achieved a goal it had persistently pursued over several years. Iran was declared by the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) to be in "non compliance" with its obligations under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

TALES FROM THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF SAN FRANCISCO -- The bad boy of cable news, Bill O'Reilly, touched a raw nerve when he angrily told his substantial audience that as a result of their latest anti-American legislation, San Francisco deserved to be struck by rabid terrorists.

Soy Milk May be Tied to Infant Deaths -- Although the autopsy is inconclusive and tests on the food are not yet complete, a porridge made of EdenSoy Extra soy milk and cornmeal may be responsible for the deaths of two infant brothers living in Brooklyn.

Ever wonder what 2000 dead soldiers look like? -- A Must See!

Proof White phosphorus used in Fallujah -- confirmed by the Army's own battle report.

IRAQ: ITALIAN TV ALLEGES U.S. USED CHEMICAL WEAPONS IN FALLUJAH -- Compare the burn victims from The first Gulf War with those from Fallujah (10 Nov 2005)

International War Crimes Tribunal by Ramsey Clark and Others -- A Report on United States War Crimes Against Iraq to the Commission of Inquiry for the International War Crimes Tribunal by Ramsey Clark and Others. (Thanks To Dave (a listener) for sending!!!

More on Fallujah -- A name that lives in infamy -- The destruction of Fallujah was an act of barbarism that ranks alongside My Lai, Guernica and Halabja.

The media are minimising US and British war crimes in Iraq -- The reporting of the Iraqi death toll - both in its scale and account of who is doing the killing - is profoundly dishonest.

CDC may ship killer virus to U.S. labs -- Federal scientists say they will consider requests to ship the recently recreated 1918 killer flu virus to select U.S. research labs. Dangerous biological agents are routinely shipped through commercial carriers like FedEx or DHL, following government packaging, safety and security guidelines.

Parent angry that education policy gives military access to student information -- SPRINGFIELD, MO. -- A mother of a high student is angry that a policy that's supposed to make schools better also gives military recruiters access to student information. A section of the No Child Left Behind Act requires school districts to give student information to military recruiters, or risk losing their federal money. Some parents are just now finding that out, and they're not happy about it.

20 Amazing Facts About Voting in the USA -- Great list to check out!

The Consequences of Covering Up -- Washington Post withholds info on secret prisons at government request.

Bird flu and 1918 virus unlikely mutation -- Scientists have compared specimens of the 1918 flu pandemic virus with specimens of the known bird flu viruses of the time and concluded that the 1918 virus could not have mutated from the bird flu viruses, leaving open the possibility that a link between them simply does not exist.

Bird flu: The panic and the profits -- It turns out that the vaccine in question — currently the hottest property in the international pharmaceutical market — is Tamiflu, which is patented by the US company Gilead Sciences, a California-based biotech company which has so far jealously guarded its patent and has not granted any licences to others. While Tamiflu is manufactured and marketed under licence by the Swiss multinational drug company Roche, Gilead receives a royalty of 10 per cent of sales from Roche.

The official U.S. government Web site for information on pandemic flu and avian influenza -- Yes the gov't. has their own OFFICIAL Flu website.

Navy Meds Fight Flu Without Pain -- The Defense Department mandates that servicemembers under the age of 49 get the nasal vaccine FLUMIST, a painless vaccine that is sprayed into a person's nostrils rather than injected by needle.

A Tour Of The Church Where Patrick Henry Delivered His Speech -- This article is dedicated to people everywhere in the world who will never be able to visit this historic site. It is one of the few remaining treasures from the founding fathers of the United States. This author receives no compensation for this work, and the historic site is operated by a non-profit organization.

Mindcontrol -- ( given out by listener 11/08/05 -- Check it out!

5 Cases of Polio in Amish Group Raise New Fears -- Polio was pronounced dead in the Western Hemisphere years ago, after one of the most successful public health campaigns in history. But now it is stealing through a tiny Amish community here in central Minnesota, spreading from an 8-month-old girl to four children on two neighboring farms.

New "chip" could provide quick bird flu test -- A new "chip" can test for 11 different influenza strains, including avian flu, in less than a quarter of the time it now takes to diagnose flu in patients, U.S. researchers said on Monday.

Take Back America Flyers (and others)  -- 3 flyers to sent to us from a listener! (Thanks Scott)!!

ITALIAN TV ALLEGES U.S. USED CHEMICAL WEAPONS IN FALLUJAH -- A documentary to be aired on Tuesday by Italian state satellite TV channel RAI News 24 alleges that US troops used chemical weapons during their assault on the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah in November last year.

Local Hero Says Government Let Him Down After Return From Iraq -- What started out as an opportunity to make a few extra bucks one weekend a month and two weeks a year turned into an up-close look at a hell most of us will never see. The experience has left Kreiger injured and suffering from trauma.

Disabled Predict '`A War On Vets' -- The Department of Veterans Affairs decided in 2003, after more than two decades of arguing with Dennison about his disability rating, that he was unemployable. Dennison, who lives in Port Charlotte, said the VA only did so after sending him to college and after he was turned down for more than 60 jobs.

Impeach Cheney Before Bush! -- THE INDICTMENT of the vice president's chief of staff for perjury and obstruction of justice is an occasion to consider just how damaging the long public career of Richard Cheney has been to the United States.

150+ 9/11 Smoking Guns Articles -- Found in the Mainstream Media! Check them out!!

National Guard is short on gear -- National Guard units in Illinois and Missouri are underequipped across the board, from vehicles to radios to night-vision devices, according to internal
military figures.

ATTENTION: Gulf War Veterans - GET YOUR VOICE HEARD -- Gulf War vets to testify before Congress! Persian Gulf War veterans say fellow veterans who cannot sign up to attend the Shay committee hearings can send testimony online to

Governors Balk at Bigger Role for Military -- Several governors have been critical of a Bush administration suggestion that the active-duty military take a greater role in disaster response, calling it an attempt to usurp state authority over National Guard units.

One listener's perspective -- "The high minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think." Read More...

A Hospital Plan for Pandemics -- Don't Close Walter Reed and Other 'Obsolete' Facilities. Here in Washington, for example, after a long series of hospital closures, there are only 4,346 hospital beds left -- a number that will soon go lower with the closing of Walter Reed Army Medical Center's main facilities.

The Fear Contagion-A Flu Quarantine? No, Sir! -- For two years, a deadly strain of chicken flu known as H5N1 has been killing birds in Asia. While slightly more than 100 people are known to have contracted the disease, and 60 of them have died, there is still no sign that the flu has begun to spread from person to person.

The Mysterious Death of Pat Tillman -- If there's a tragic example that can serve as representative of the rest, it is surely that of Pat Tillman, the Arizona Cardinals defensive back who famously volunteered for the Army in the spring after 9/11, giving up a $3.6 million N.F.L. contract extension.

Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) urges germ spies -- A bill moving rapidly through the Senate would create a secretive national research center to respond to bioterrorism threats and natural disease outbreaks. This Bill would cloak war on bioterror.

A little Red Neck Humor Worth Sharing -- reflective look at the core beliefs of a culture that values home, family, country and God!!

The Great Flu Epidemic Last Time -- With concern growing about about avian-flu viruses that have been emerging in Asia, and the recent discovery that the 1918 influenza virus jumped from birds to humans, presents a comprehensive look at the 1918 epidemic that killed more than half a million Americans. The article first appeared in American Heritage magazine in June 1976.

1918 Flu outbreak--related to military shots? -- The Spanish Flu, coming at the end of World War I, killed more people than the war did. Because the city's health agencies and volunteers worked relentlessly to stop the spread of the virus, El Paso had a relatively low mortality rate. Nevertheless, the flu remains a potentially fatal disease 100 years later. The world must be better prepared for another catastrophic outbreak than it was in 1918.

1918 Flu Epidemic CAUSED BY VACCINES -- A Must Read!

Its now up to 78 DEAD MICROBIOLOGISTS -- On the left hand side of the website, go to the left hand side and click on "Dead Scientists".

The FDA Exposed: An Interview With Dr. David Graham, the Vioxx Whistleblower -- This interview contains jaw-dropping insights about the corruption and crimes that take place every day inside the Food and Drug Administration. A Must Read!

NRC: Radioactive Water Leaked From Connecticut Yankee -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said that there is evidence that gallons of radioactive water leaked from the decommissioned Connecticut Yankee nuclear plant.

DeLay trip paid for by Faux News -- Fox News Paid for DeLay's Travel.

Rioting Spreads to 20 Towns Around Paris -- Rampaging youths shot at police and firefighters Thursday after burning car dealerships and public buses and hurling rocks at commuter trains, as eight days of riots over poor conditions in Paris-area housing projects spread to 20 towns.

French youths rebelling - civil disobedience -- French youths fired at police and burned over 300 cars last night as towns around Paris experienced their worst night of violence in a week of urban unrest.

Emails from Michael Brown -- These are pretty disgusting and tell us how they were not taking
Katrina and N.O. seriously. (from website)!

Tamiflu's main ingredient plentiful in Chinatown -- The main ingredient for Tamiflu, the widely sought-after treatment for avian flu, is literally right under our noses. Tamiflu, which reduces the symptoms of avian flu but can't cure or prevent it, is made from star anise, a naturally occurring herb that is harvested in four Chinese provinces between March and May.
Star Anise -- It is one of the oldest known spice plants used both for culinary and medicinal purposes since ancient times. Read more...

HHS releases new pandemic flu plan -- US health officials focused largely on expanding supplies of vaccines and antiviral drugs today as they rolled out a lengthy plan for responding to a feared influenza pandemic that could kill an estimated 1.9 million Americans under worst-case assumptions.

The best collection of Bird Flu stories -- Here you will find the latest flu updates.

As many as 1,000 receive fake flu vaccine -- As many as 1,000 Exxon Mobil employees and 14 residents of a senior citizens home were injected with fake flu vaccine, authorities said Friday, and the owner of a home health care company was arrested.

FORCED INOCULATIONS BEGINNING OF BUSH'S BAD BIRD FLU PLAN -- The bill (S. 1873) -- a big congressional wet kiss to the drug industry -- is dressed up in a noble-sounding title: "Biodefense and Pandemic Vaccine and Drug Development Act." In essence, however, it would force Americans to receive inoculations against a disease that has yet to kill one of them, while removing their constitutional right to seek redress in our courts in case of injury or death from the shots because of company negligence.

GAO: MILITARY HEALTH RECORDS INADEQUATE -- Some members of the military reserve with diabetes, heart disease and cancer have been deployed to Iraq because of the Pentagon's inability to track health records, a recent government report states.

Update from Dr. Rima E. Laibow, MD --The Threat's Name? S 1873.

Here's a video clip caught on tape -- propaganda, neo-con you name it!

Depressed and forgetful? -- Your phone could be the cause. You may want to read this.

Michael Moore owns Halliburton Stock! -- New book debunks claims of celebrity activist.

MoD concedes that Gulf War syndrome DOES exist -- BRITISH soldiers who suffered debilitating illnesses after serving in the 1991 Gulf War were victims of a conflict-related syndrome, an appeals tribunal ruled yesterday.

New Madrid jolt: 'the Katrina of Kentucky'? -- W. KENTUCKY READYING, BUT BIG QUAKE COULD TOPPLE BUILDINGS.

Flu Pandemic Web Page Planned for Military -- DoD's deployment health officials plan to post a Web page later this week as part of President Bush's strategy to combat the possibility of a flu pandemic. The president called for $7.1 billion in emergency funding during a visit to the National Institutes of Health at Bethesda, Md., near here. He said it is vital Americans address the threat of pandemic flu now.

'US running secret prisons' -- The United States is holding suspects in the war on terrorism in more than two dozen detention centres around the world, at least half of which operate in total secrecy, a human rights group charged on Thursday.

Michigan Tech Student Dies After Vaccination  -- Danielle Ladwig, 22, of Hurley, died Saturday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., from a reaction to yellow fever vaccine.

British Flu Vaccine Is Unusable, FDA Says -- "Today we are announcing that none of the influenza vaccine manufactured by the Chiron Corporation for the U.S. market is safe for use," said Lester M. Crawford, FDA's acting commissioner, in a hastily arranged late-afternoon briefing.

Chiron Gets Contract for Bird Flu Vaccine -- The government has awarded Chiron Corp. a $62 million contract to manufacture a bird flu vaccine.

77-Year Old Schiff Being Tortured With Chain Shackles, Mistreatment -- Imagine writing a book containing information so offensive and damaging to the government that the government prosecutes you for running a “fraudulent tax shelter” and the book is subsequently banned by a federal judge - without the government ever citing a single sentence that is false, misleading or fraudulent.

Lets Not Forget: Bush Planned Iraq 'Regime Change' Before Becoming President -- A SECRET blueprint for US global domination reveals that President Bush and his cabinet were planning a premeditated attack on Iraq to secure 'regime change' even before he took power in January 2001.

Rex 84 -- Rex 84, short for Readiness Exercise 1984, was a plan by the United States federal government to accommodate the detention of large numbers of American citizens in case of massive civil unrest or national emergency.

Gulf War veteran wins test appeal -- An ex-soldier has won a "landmark decision" to be awarded a disability pension for Gulf War Syndrome (GWS).

Bush to Announce Strategy to Battle Flu -- President Bush is unveiling a plan today to protect America against the threat of a bird flu pandemic.

A New Weapon for Wal-Mart: A War Room -- Wal-Mart has set up a war room staffed by political experts as part of its effort to sell an improved image to reluctant consumers.

Rumsfeld's growing stake in Tamiflu -- Would you trust him with your vaccine?

New Tax Scheme on The Horizon By Joan Veon -- Americans have borne the brunt of many criticisms about our lack of savings. Again, this is part of creating the problem so it can be solved by “new and innovative solutions.”

It Costs Nothing to be a Patriot -- Amount of credible state terror whistleblowers reflects unbelievable enlightenment progress since 9/11. -- Check it out and let us know what you think!

October 2005  (Be sure to refresh your browser often to get all the latest news articles.)

HALLOWEEN -- The two Celtic words Hallowed Evening came from All Hallowed’s Ev’n, and now we call it “Halloween”. Read More...

Retired Air Force Col: They lied to us about the war and about 9/11 itself -- "As other speakers have said, they knew the American people wouldn’t stand for it, and they said so in their documents, and they said, unless there’s that new Pearl Harbor. Well 9/11 did supply that. And we’ve been lied to not only about the war, but about 9/11 itself." Read More...

US Passports to get RFID chip implants -- Americans holding U.S. passports issued after October 2006 will carry embedded radio frequency identification (RFID) chips inside the documents, according to the U.S. State Department.

Syria--watch out, here we come -- Security Council diplomats worked out final details on Sunday on a tough resolution against Syria, an action that will forcefully step up international pressure on the country's embattled president, Bashar al-Assad, and deepen his government's struggle to ward off increasing isolation.


NRA Goes UN Blue and Orange -- Now even the National Rifle Association is swimming in the UN Blue and Orange! (Also note: color switches from UN Blue to UN Orange as you pass your mouse cursor over it). Thanks to James in Austin, TX. for sending this to TPH. (be sure to check out our UN & Blue Watch Page)

New Hampshire Flu shot blitz planned -- Three New Hampshire communities are making plans to give out a single blast of flu shots — 5,000 in one day — as part of a drill to prepare for a widespread epidemic.

GOV'T CREATING SUPER SOLDIERS BY INSERTNG CHIP IN BRAIN -- BOFFINS working for the US military are experimenting with creating super soldiers by sticking microchips in their brains.

EXCLUSIVE: MoD KNEW GULF WAR JABS DANGER -- Declassified...the secret MoD papers that reveal Govt WAS aware Gulf War jabs could poison our troops By Grant Hodgson.

2,000 US Troops Dead in Iraq: One Survivor Tells His Story -- Brave Tomas Young saw it as his patriotic duty to join the Army three days after 9/11. Tomas, 25, wanted revenge on the terrorists who murdered nearly 2,750 people in the Twin Towers. But on his first mission in Iraq - and before he had fired a single bullet in anger - he was left paralysed from the chest down after being shot in an ambush.

Organic Food Standard Ruined By Congress Congress Rams Through OTA Sneak Attack -- Changes Were Sought by Large-Scale Food Processors to Cut Costs of Meeting Current Law. Congress voted yesterday to weaken the nation's organic food standards in response to pressure from large-scale food manufacturers.

Mind-Numbingly Stupid Quotes by Sen. Tom DeLay -- Check them out!

Check out George W. Bush - Terrorist in the White House - Dark History -- PAST EVENTS THAT HAVE SHAPED THE WORLD! (also listed as "Our Site of the Day.")

Congress To Protect Pharma, Leave Public Safety Out -- Congress is considering a bill that would allow the government to order that vaccines be given to every U.S. citizen in a national emergency, even if a vaccine has previously harmed some people.

Senators Plan Push To End Income Tax -- Lawmakers looking to replace current code with flat-rate levy on business transactions.

Military Base Closings Seem Imminent -- A plan to close and reconfigure hundreds of military bases is sailing through Congress, on track to take effect next month in a blow to communities hoping for an eleventh-hour reprieve.

Vitamin C and Your Pet's Health -- This is an article that was printed in the August 1976 issue of the
Prevention magazine.

Website talked about on today's program  (Oct. 27, 05) -- Check it out and let us know what you think!

Port Authority Found Negligent in 1993 Bombing -- A Manhattan jury said yesterday that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was negligent in safeguarding the World Trade Center before the first terror attack on the twin towers, the 1993 bombing that killed six people and injured 1,000.

White pumpkins hit the Halloween market -- Different variety of autumn favorite has ghostly appeal. Eerie-looking white pumpkins — naturally white, not painted — are finding their way into more and more homes this Halloween season.

Woman sees husband off to war, gets fired -- A woman who took an unpaid leave of absence from work to see her husband off to war has been fired after failing to show up for her part-time receptionist job the day following his departure.

Vice President for Torture -- Cheney is aggressively pursuing an initiative that may be unprecedented for an elected official of the executive branch: He is proposing that Congress legally authorize human rights abuses by Americans.

GAO report show stolen election -- As a legal noose appears to be tightening around the Bush/Cheney/Rove inner circle, a shocking government report shows the floor under the legitimacy of their alleged election to the White House is crumbling.

A remote control that controls humans -- Headset sends electricity through head, forcing wearer to move.

Update on Alejandro Mendez Vargas -- Man charged with killing baby will not face death penalty!

BUSH'S WAR OF TERROR, MASS MURDER -- Checkout the similarities to killing of JFK.

Danger! BioShield TWO!! -- SENATE BILL 1873: PRESCRIPTION FOR TYRANNY!! Advocacy group issues Code Red Alert against Big Pharma bill.

Walmart says "don't hire unhealthy people." -- To discourage unhealthy job applicants, Ms. Chambers suggests that Wal-Mart arrange for "all jobs to include some physical activity (e.g., all cashiers do some cart-gathering)."

Former Naval Physicist: Government Can Control Hurricanes -- Many scoff at the possibility of weather control and simply refuse to believe it exists. Attempting to even engage such people in conversation on the subject is fruitless because their mind is set. Yet the reality is that weather modification has been in operation and continual development since the 1960s.

Weather Modification, Inc. -- (Cloud Seeding, atmospheric research, rain enhancement) A Must Read website on weather modification. Featured on our "Site of the Day".

American Family Voice -- Here is the number to call for The American Family Voice  1-479-880-2026.

"THEY'RE SENDING ME BACK TO HELL AGAIN" -- The VA calls the review a “paper exercise” citing errors they made in granting the compensation. Spokespersons for the VA have consistently tried to downplay the significance of the review by reassuring veterans that they aren’t trying to take away any benefits. A MUST READ ARTICLE!!!

The Costs of War at Walter Reed -- "Inside Walter Reed Army Hospital is the horrible reality of the Iraq War, a reality that few Americans see, and fewer want to see."

Veterans United for Truth -- a fairly new organization dedicated to serving our active duty and veterans insuring that they get what they deserve. Beyond Treason featured in the current newsletter!

Infant Post-Vaccine Death Puzzles Officials -- A month-old baby boy who was in foster care suddenly stopped breathing yesterday at a Newark office of New Jersey's child welfare agency and died a short time later, the authorities and child welfare officials said last night.

Rumsfeld To Profit From Avian Flu Hoax -- Remember...The Power Hour reported this first! -- Since Rumsfeld holds major portions of stock in Gilead, he will handsomely profit from the scare tactics of the government that is being used to justify the purchase of $2 billion of Tamiflu.

Lawmakers press VA over mental health needs -- As the mental and emotional anguish of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan mount among U.S. military, some lawmakers in Congress are urging the Department of Veterans Affairs to retain and improve psychiatric programs at VA hospitals such as Waco's that are now marked for possible downsizing or closure.

Good News About 'Pandemic Flu' -- How to Protect Yourself and Your Family!

Thank you from-Ted Pike -- Everyone who called made a BIG difference! -- If freedom is to be preserved, we must have many more victories such as we experienced last Thursday when, despite all odds, the Senate Judiciary stripped the hate bill S.1145 from the Children’s Safety Act.


Son of Slain Lebanese Seeks Special Tribunal -- The son of Lebanon's slain former prime minister, Rafik Hariri, and the leader of the country's Druse minority called over the weekend for an international tribunal to try people suspected of having a connection with the assassination, as the United States and Britain stepped up a campaign to place international sanctions on Syria.

U.S. military's pill would replace food, burn fat -- U.S. military researchers are working on a powerful new weapon that could soon fall into civilian hands: a drug that would allow people to go safely without food for nearly a week at a time.

No Margarine Please -- DO YOU KNOW the difference between margarine and butter?

Cindy Sheehan Trashes Hillary Again -- "I think she is a political animal who believes she has to be a war hawk to keep up with the big boys," Sheehan writes in an open letter posted on anti-Bush filmmaker Michael Moore's website. "I would love to support Hillary for president if she would come out against the travesty in Iraq. But I don't think she can speak out against the occupation, because she supports it. I will not make the mistake of supporting another pro-war Democrat for president again: As I won't support a pro-war Republican."

Jeremy Brecher and Brendan Smith: Attack? Invade Iran? -- What Gives Them the (Constitutional) Right?

Indictment Is Easy Way Out For Bush Officials -- Should Rove, Libby, Cheney and others be indicted in the CIA leak case it will be akin to slipping out the back door.

Bill Gates Dumps Dollar For Euro -- The dollar's downward trend has not been broken since I wrote a column about the subject in December. In fact, the trend seems to be accelerating. Bill Gates openly stated yesterday he is pulling out of the dollar and is instead investing in euros.

Chickens Come Home to Roost on Cheney -- Indictments are expected to come down shortly as special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald completes the investigation originally precipitated by the outing of a CIA officer under deep cover.

The key to the gates of hell -- While official Washington has been poring over Harriet Miers' long-ago doings on the Dallas City Council and parsing the Byzantine comings and goings of the Fitzgerald grand jury, relatively unnoticed was perhaps the most momentous event of our lifetime - what is left of it, as I shall explain. It was announced last week that American scientists have just created a living, killing copy of the 1918 "Spanish" flu. This is big. Very big.

TAKE ACTION TODAY! Code Red in the Senate -- The final version of this bill will be decided by Thursday, October 20, 2005. S 1873- ELIMINATES LIABILITY FOR VACCINE INJURIES Feds Partner With Private Industry. You need to call and e-mail your Senator right now. This broader bill is being led by Republicans and will incorporate liability protections that will extend beyond bioterrorism products into the commercial market.

Take Action TODAY (Oct.20, 2005) stop Specter/Kennedy from importing 100s of thousands -- More jobs out the door?

One vote could decide CAFTA, and your freedom -- Please go to this link NOW and make your voice heard.

When a bonus isn’t a bonus -- The Pentagon has reneged on its offer to pay a $15,000 bonus to members of the National Guard and Army Reserve.

1 in 4 vets sick -- More than one in four U.S. troops have come home from the Iraq war with health problems that require medical or mental health treatment, according to the Pentagon's first detailed screening of service members leaving a war zone.

Kill! Kill! Kill! -- Ex-Marine tells his story about US brutality in Iraq.

MEDICAL CARE DENIED TO VETS -- "Depleted Uranium Casualties: Care Denied" by Dr. Doug Rokke, Ph.D. (April 2004 article but worth re-posting)

Check out Cost of War Notes and Sources -- The Cost of War calculator is set to reach $204.6 billion at the end of fiscal year 2005 (September 30, 2005). The Cost of War calculator is occasionally reset based on new information and new allocations of funding.

Dear America -- A really good piece I think all should read!

Rummy wants what? -- US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has urged China to be more open about its military spending. During a visit to Beijing, Mr. Rumsfeld said that China's recent increases in its defence budget were raising suspicions about its intentions.

DEMOCRACY vs. REPUBLIC -- Many of you have seen the reprint of this document. If you have, it's worth reading again. If you have not, it is worth reading, studying, and reciting to your friends, family, and neighbors. It is copied from Training Manual No. 2000-25 that was published by the then War Department, Washington, D.C., November 30, 1928.

SHARON OLDS open letter to Laura Bush -- For reasons spelled out below, the poet Sharon Olds has declined to attend the National Book Festival in Washington, which, coincidentally or not, takes place September 24, the day of an antiwar mobilization in the capital.

American Veteran Search Needs your Help -- "We need your help now to help keep this great website running. We are not asking for large donations, Just for you to find it in your hearts to send just $1.00. If you all sent just $1.00 this website could run forever." Click the above link to visit their website for information. Click on the link "Give a gift to veteran search" and help them out!

Iran arrests 20 over bombing blamed on UK -- Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested more than 20 people in connection with deadly weekend bombings in southern Iran which the government has blamed on Britain.

Cheney Plots New Wars To Save His Hide -- As one Israeli source put it: "Cheney has told Ariel Sharon that the American people will never tolerate the removal of a President or Vice President during wartime. He is pressuring Sharon to back up U.S. war plans, targeting Syria and Iran. Cheney sees his political days numbered, and he is desperate for a war to save his political hide."  More Related Articles:
White House Watch: Cheney resignation rumors fly -- Sparked by today's Washington Post story that suggests Vice President Cheney's office is involved in the Plame-CIA spy link investigation, government officials and advisers passed around rumors that the vice president might step aside and that President Bush would elevate Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
Cheney's Office Is A Focus in Leak Case -- As the investigation into the leak of a CIA agent's name hurtles to an apparent conclusion, special prosecutor Patrick J. Fitzgerald has zeroed in on the role of Vice President Cheney's office, according to lawyers familiar with the case and government officials. The prosecutor has assembled evidence that suggests Cheney's long-standing tensions with the CIA contributed to the unmasking of operative Valerie Plame.

Republican Congressman Slams Bush On Militarized Police State Preparation -- Ron Paul says indictment story is far more damaging than media is portraying, avian flu martial law provisions aimed at gun confiscation.

Forced Vaccination + No Liability = Tyranny -- Rising worry about a bird-flu pandemic is reviving drug-company hopes for legal protections to produce vaccines. The debate once centered on preparations for a terrorist attack that released deadly strains of anthrax or smallpox. But the administration and lawmakers are now rushing to prepare for a global flu outbreak that medical experts say is almost sure to happen. A Must Read Article!

VA Seeks to Punish Iraq War Veterans -- The Veterans Affairs Department (VA) is reviewing one-third of the cases of veterans who are receiving disability benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). After conducting an internal study the VA believes it was too lenient in deciding which soldiers were eligible for PTSD benefits.

Our Soldiers Just Props For Bush -- Built on the rotten wood of lies, the staging is collapsing. The once-eager actors in the media are refusing to follow the script. The American people, so thoroughly choreographed for years, are now scooting away from the deceptive dance steps they followed for far too long. George W. Bush's political theater is a flop.

Clip entitled "Did you ever wonder what 2000 looked like" -- Watch it-Then watch it again. Then send it to everyone you know. PLEASE! - A "Must See" clip.

Bird Flu Update: Europe in a Panic -- As lab tests confirmed yesterday that the most lethal strain of bird flu has reached mainland Europe for the first time, people across the continent sought to protect themselves against a disease for which there is no existing vaccine. Officials, meanwhile, urged calm after a week of issuing dire forecasts.

Louisiana looks into 215 Katrina deaths -- NEW ORLEANS — A state investigation into whether critically ill patients were left to die or were euthanized at a New Orleans hospital during the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is part of a probe into an estimated 215 deaths at nursing homes and hospitals across the area, according to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.

Missouri: State Spies on Drivers Through Cell Phones -- The Missouri Department of Transportation will spend $3 million annually on a program to monitor the movements of individuals on highways via their cell phones -- without their knowledge or consent.

The World Can't Wait! Drive Out the Bush Regime! Mobilize for November 2, 2005! -- November 2, the first anniversary of Bush's "re-election", must be a massive and public proclamation that WE REFUSE TO BE RULED IN THIS WAY. November 2 must call out to the tens of millions more who are now agonizing and disgusted. November 2 will be the beginning -- a giant first step in forcing the Bush regime to step down, and a powerful announcement that we will not stop until he does so -- and it will join with and give support and heart to people all over the globe who so urgently need and want this regime to be stopped.

US "private military contractors" already in-country to "deal with" Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez Frias -- Intelligence agencies are revealing that US private military contractors, active in Colombia "under various contract umbrellas, including counter-narcotics and counter-insurgency" are building up to yet another attempted coup d'etat against Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez.

It's Bush-Cheney, Not Rove-Libby -- There hasn't been anything like it since Martha Stewart fended off questions about her stock-trading scandal by manically chopping cabbage on "The Early Show" on CBS. Last week the setting was "Today" on NBC, where the image of President Bush manically hammering nails at a Habitat for Humanity construction site on the Gulf Coast was juggled with the sight of him trying to duck Matt Lauer's questions about Karl Rove.

85-Year-Old Seattle Woman Recruited By Marines -- A Seattle woman who has been an anti-war crusader for the peace for the past 58 years is being recruited by the Marines. In an apparent mix-up, Barbara Mercer got a letter from the Marines asking her to join up for her Arabic skills, which she doesn't speak anyway.

'War Crimes' Portfolio against United States President -- Kremlin sources are reporting today that the International Committee of the Red Cross, based in Switzerland, has opened a War Crimes Portfolio charging the United States President, Vice President, Defense Secretary, United States Military Commanders and the majority of United States Senators and Congressmen with ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ over what the United Nations has declared as an ‘illegal’ war in the Middle Eastern Country of Iraq, and where the innocent civilian death toll is nearing 30,000.

Progressive Democrats Present Bring The Boys Home Now Fundraiser Sunday, October 16th -- PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRATS ANNOUNCE EVENT TO HELP STOP THE WAR! Join Joyce Riley and others this weekend!!

ACVR'S Avowedly "Non"Partisan" Voting Rights' Spokesman Now Working for Dick Cheney -- This week, the great "non-partisan" voting rights champion, Jim Dyke, has been promoted according to a report from TIME magazine filed last week. His new job will be to "take up the slack" for Steve Schmidt, "counselor to Vice President Cheney and one of the White House's most aggressive strategists."

Reservists Suffering Higher Share of Iraq Casualties -- The National Guard and Reserves are suffering a strikingly higher share of U.S. casualties in Iraq, their portion of total American military deaths nearly doubling since last year.

"It's Overwhelming, To Hold Your Husband's Blood In Your Hands" BY CROCKER STEPHENSON -- Bomb blows away soldier's old life. Brain injury shatters him, shakes those closest to him.

Violent Video Games Lead To Brain Activity Characteristic Of Aggression -- A Michigan State University researcher and his colleagues have shown that playing violent video games leads to brain activity pattern that may be characteristic for aggressive thoughts.

Vice President's role in outing of CIA agent under examination, sources close to prosecutor say -- Special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald is trying to determine whether Vice President Dick Cheney had a role in the outing of covert CIA operative Valerie Plame-Wilson, individuals close to Fitzgerald say.

11-Year-Old Denied Entry To AAP Convention -- On Saturday morning, six parents and an 11-year-old child were removed from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Convention. They were escorted by security officers after being told by coordinators that they were not welcome.

Army Reports Worst Recruiting in Decades -- The Army closed the books Friday on one of the leanest recruiting years since it became an all-volunteer service, missing its enlistment target by the widest margin since 1979 and raising questions about its plans for growth.

Cheney's War Without Borders -- Vice President Cheney in a recent speech to US military personnel has acknowledged that the war could go on for several decades. This statement, which reveals the Bush Administration's commitment to global warfare, was barely mentioned by the mainstream media.


Lawsuit Demands Indiana School Excuse Student's Absence for Religious Event -- The United States Justice Department is participating in a lawsuit to compel an Indiana school district to accommodate the religious beliefs of one of its Christian students. The Justice Department has filed a friend-of-the-court brief on behalf of the youngster, who is suing for the right to be excused from school for the purpose of attending an annual religious festival.

Bird flu terror fear -- The National Counter Terrorism Committee has included the use of bird flu strain H5N1 as a weapon in possible terrorism attack scenarios, Attorney-General Philip Ruddock's office confirmed.

!! Pentagon Lists Units of Possible Nerve Gas Victims -- The Defense Department is notifying members and veterans of units listed here who may have been exposed to nerve gas during the Persian Gulf War.

Rep. Bernie Sanders Asks Our Help to Protect Our Civil Liberties -- One of the worst parts of the so-called "USA PATRIOT Act" is the section which allows government agents to secretly search library and bookstore records to find out what you're reading.

Poll: Americans Favor Bush's Impeachment If He Lied about Iraq -- By a margin of 50% to 44%, Americans say that President Bush should be impeached if he lied about the war in Iraq, according to a new poll commissioned by, a grassroots coalition that supports a Congressional investigation of President Bush's decision to invade Iraq in 2003.

Doug Rokke's Letter to the Editor of The Army Times -- A Must read letter!

MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA REPORT SUPPRESSED BY BUSH ADMINISTRATION FINALLY RELEASED -- Rep. Lane Evans (D-IL), the Ranking Democratic Member of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, today decried the Bush Administration for attempting to hide a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) study and report on military sexual trauma among National Guard and Reserve forces. Despite the Bush Administration’s refusal to release it, Evans obtained the long overdue report that was originally due by March 2001. Evans has repeatedly requested the report and had been told it is under review at the Office of Management and Budget.

Pentagon Seeks Leeway to Approach Citizens -- Attempting to loosen decades-old restrictions, the Pentagon is asking Congress to allow its intelligence agents to go undercover when they approach Americans who may have useful national-security information, rather than identifying themselves as intelligence operatives.

3 Questions from Doug Rokke, Ph.D. to the Department of Defense concerning its use of radioactive weapons -- "No available technology can significantly change the inherent chemical and radiological toxicity of DU. These are intrinsic properties of uranium."

Los Alamos memos of March 1, 1991 -- acknowledges that "[t]here has been and continues to be a concern regarding the impact of DU on the environment." It raises a concern that DU weapons could become "politically unacceptable" and advocates "proponency" when "after action reports are written."

Explaining How Depleted Uranium Is Killing Civilians, Soldiers, Land -- Depleted uranium weapons, and the untold misery they wreak on mankind, are taboo subjects in the mainstream media. This exclusive report should break the media embargo imposed on the American people. By Christopher Bollyn.

Depleted Uranium Blamed for Cancer Clusters Among Iraq -- A discovery by American Free Press that nearly half of the recently returned soldiers in one unit from Iraq have "malignant growths" is "critical evidence," according to experts, that depleted uranium weapons are responsible for the huge number of disabled Gulf War vets - and damage to their DNA. by Christopher Bollyn August 15, 2004.

Disappearing Antiwar Protests -- Media shrug off mass movement against war. HOWEVER - Hundreds of thousands of Americans around the country protested the Iraq War on the weekend of September 24-25, with the largest demonstration bringing between 100,000 and 300,000 to Washington, D.C. on Saturday. Where was the media??

Don't Buy Into American Slave System; Washington 'Free Man' Shows How To Opt Out -- Terry Lee of Washington was tired of being a slave. Since the American system is voluntary, he decided to become a sovereign citizen by using the U.S. Constitution, common sense and a lot of legal hard work.

U.S. works on flu pandemic plan -- Draft considers who will run country in worst-case scenario

Bush Plan Shows U.S. Is Not Ready for Deadly Flu -- A plan developed by the Bush administration to deal with any possible outbreak of pandemic flu shows that the United States is woefully unprepared for what could become the worst disaster in the nation's history.

Quarantine - Pretext for more martial law: bird flu -- George W. Bush and his administration announced yesterday that they intend to dispatch federal troops to enforce quarantines in the event of an alleged bird flu outbreak, raising immediate prospect that in the not-distant future, soldiers will cordon off American communities suspected of flu outbreaks.

Ohio Tavern 'Speak English' Sign Violates 'Bias Law' -- A tavern owner near Cincinnati is vowing not to take down a window sign that declares, "For Service, Speak English." The Ohio Civil Rights Commission ruled this week that the sign at the Pleasure Inn in Mason violates state discrimination laws and creates an affront to Hispanics.

Injured Soldiers Bring Home Rare Infection -- A recent outbreak of Acinetobacter baumannii infections among patients at military medical facilities across the country is presenting a treatment challenge for clinicians, adding to the cost of medical care, and raising concerns that injured soldiers may be importing rare bugs from overseas into U.S. hospitals.


Man whose Web site shows pictures of war dead is arrested -- Authorities have arrested a Lakeland, Fla., man on obscenity charges after investigating his adult Web site, which has gained international attention for allegedly allowing U.S. soldiers to post pictures of war dead on the Internet.

Cranberry and oregano make seafood safe to eat -- together and you have a potent antibacterial agent that could cut the risk of food poisoning from infected seafood.

Mysterious Odors Reported Nationwide -- 'A mysterious smell has been lingering around numerous neighborhoods, and now residents want to know where that odor is coming from and if it's dangerous.'

Why Bush and Cheney wear Blue/Orange ties??? -- Will Bush stand tall for Ukraine’s “orange revolution" Nicholas Kristof asks in his New York Times Saturday column? I hope not. If anything, he should wear a blue and orange tie to express his respect for the democratically mature fashion in which the Ukrainians handled the post-election period along with his support for a unified Ukraine irrespective of the identity of the ultimate winner.

Where Is Jefferson's Spirit Of Resistance? -- Notice that Jefferson's "spirit of resistance" was focused specifically on "government." Unfortunately, it is exactly that spirit which has all but faded from the modern American landscape.

Bush's Guard service may affect Miers nomination -- A former Texas lottery official, who claimed that then-Gov. George W. Bush's desire to cover up his National Guard record helped steer decisions about a key lottery contract, said he wants to talk to senators about Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers' possible role in that effort.

Cargo plane crashes in Winnipeg, killing pilot -- Cessna 208 was carrying small amounts of frozen influenza and herpes viruses, the samples were destroyed in the crash.

U.S. military given prior immunity for war crimes in planned Paraguayan intervention -- Fears mount as US opens new military installation in Paraguay.

Former White House staffer for Cheney accused of espionage -- Aragoncillo began working at the White House in 1999. Officials are now trying to learn how he landed the job, when he started spying, and how he escaped detection for so long.

Alternative treatment for the Pain and Inflammation of Arthritis -- Turmeric (unsolicited testimonial for Curcumin) - yes folks, the word is slowly getting out!!

More UN Blue and Orange Sightings -- Check out these new sightings. Thanks to Mike in Chicago for sending our way!!

God told Bush to invade Iran? -- Bush made the claim when he met Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas and then foreign minister Nabil Shaath in June 2003, the ministers told the documentary series to be broadcast in Britain later this month.

DoD finally issues policy to reimburse troops for body armor, equipment -- Under pressure from Congress, the Department of Defense has belatedly issued its policy for reimbursing service members who supplied their own protective, health or safety equipment for deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan.

Senate gives nod to recruiting older citizens -- Legislation allowing military recruits to enter service up to age 42 and to create a new $1,000 finder’s fee for service members who tip off recruiters to good prospects has received tentative approval in the Senate.

Bush warns of 'war on humanity' -- US President George W Bush says the insurgency in Iraq is part of a wider strategy by al-Qaeda and other Islamic militants to wage war against humanity. Please tell me he is kidding!!!

Catholic Church says parts of Bible not true -- The Roman Catholic Church has instructed the faithful that some parts of the Bible are not actually true, and that they should not expect 'total accuracy' in Scripture.

Implantable Chips -- About the size of a grain of rice and inserted just under the skin, each VeriChip™ contains a unique Emergency Identification (EID) Number that emergency personnel can scan to immediately identify you and access your personal health information ensuring appopriate treatment without delay.

** "Beyond Treason" gets rave reviews!! -- A MUST SEE DVD!!!
**  Berkeley Film Fest --  Yes! "Beyond Treason" wins Grand Festival Award at the 2005 Berkeley Film Fest!

**911 Flight 93 Sound Clips with THE SECOND CLIP NOISE GATED FOR YOU WITH THE TIMINGS AND A DOWNLOAD SITE FOR THE ORIGINAL SAMPLE AS WELL -- Clips sent to us from a caller on TPH today (Oct.5, 2005)

On the lighter side -- A MUST SEE - Steve Bridges as "Mr. President!! These clips are great!

More "On the lighter side" --
You gotta love Robin Williams -- "I see a lot of people yelling for peace but I have not heard of a plan for peace. So, here's one plan." Read More...

DoC policy to restrict and filter national weather information -- The Department of Commerce has issued a blanket media policy to employees of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), requiring that all requests for contact from national media be first approved by the Department.

Oregon woman kicked off flight in Reno over offensive shirt -- The shirt had pictures of members of the Bush Administration, and a phrase based on the movie "Meet the Fockers," but with one crucial vowel changed. "I was told that basically that I had to cover my shirt, or I was told if I cover the shirt I can basically stay on the plane."

Law Would Place DNA of Innocent Arrestees in National Database -- As part of the reauthorization and expansion of a 1994 law aimed at protecting women from sexual predators, two US senators are asking their colleagues to approve a measure that would place DNA information from people arrested for alleged crimes but never charged in a national database. Exonerated arrestees would have to go through a yet-to-be-defined opt-out process to remove their names and DNA from federal records.

An Important Step Toward Pandemic Influenza Preparedness -- Unmasking the 1918 Influenza Virus-With better tools for detection and more effective countermeasures, the threat posed by such dangerous pathogens can be greatly reduced.

Aspartame poisoning -- Please be informed!

Pediatricians Would Give Vaccine-Averse Parents the Boot -- Families who refuse to let their kids be vaccinated may be shown the door by their pediatricians, according to investigators here.

It's time the U.S. grows up and gets an ID card -- It's time for a grown-up discussion about a national ID card in the United States????

Cars stolen in US used in suicide attacks -- The FBI's counterterrorism unit has launched a broad investigation of US-based theft rings after discovering some vehicles used in deadly car bombings in Iraq, including attacks that killed US troops and Iraqi civilians, were probably stolen in the United States, according to senior US Government officials.

Scientists resurrect 1918 flu, study deadliness -- Scientists who resurrected the 1918 "Spanish flu" virus that killed as many as 50 million people said on Wednesday they are beginning to understand why it caused such a deadly pandemic and say it could happen again.

10 deaths and scores infected with mysterious virus -- TORONTO (Reuters) - Ten people have died from a mystery viral outbreak at a Toronto nursing home and another 40 are in hospital, public health officials said on Tuesday as they raced to contact anyone who visited the home recently.

Bush wants right to use military if bird flu hits -- President George W. Bush asked Congress on Tuesday to consider giving him powers to use the military to enforce quarantines in case of an avian influenza epidemic.

Miers Briefed Bush on Bin Laden PDB, But Papers Handle Photo From That Day Quite Differently -- On its front page Tuesday, The New York Times published a photo of new U.S. Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers going over a briefing paper with President George W. Bush at his Crawford ranch “in August 2001,” the caption reads. Others say Aug. 6, 2001. Does that date sound familiar?

Receive 3 FREE iTunes music downloads when you sign up to be contacted by the Army National Guard! -- trying to recruit teens with free music??

Limbaugh awarded free website subscription to caller who said liberalism is "rebellion against God" and who described Democratic leaders as "pimps" -- Limbaugh was so pleased with what he described as "one of the greatest oral final exams and dissertations ever presented" to the "Limbaugh Institute for Advanced Conservative Studies" that he rewarded the caller with a free one-year subscription to the Rush 24/7 website (a $49.95 value).

CDC locks up flu data -- Amid growing concerns that avian influenza will develop into a deadly pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is under fire by some in the scientific community for hoarding data crucial for vaccine development. The allegations come as CDC has issued new and controversial rules on what data, documents and other information it will — and will not — share with the public.

Human Genome Sciences Inc. to receive experimental anthrax drug contract -- Human Genome Sciences Inc. plans to announce a deal today under which the federal government might buy as many as 100,000 doses of an experimental drug to treat anthrax, potentially giving the nation a new defense against one of the most feared agents of biological terrorism.

Crusader uncovers CJD clusters emanating from New Jersey racetrack restaurant -- Sporadic, or naturally occurring, cases of CJD have no known cause but are not due to eating mad cow-tainted beef _ which has killed at least 180 people in the United Kingdom and continental Europe since the 1990s. Beef-related cases are classified as variant CJD.

Andy Rooney??! -- We still have 139,000 soldiers in Iraq today. Almost 2,000 Americans have died there. For what? Click here to Listen to his commentary!

OPT OUT & BEYOND TREASON -- OPT OUT of your school's military recruitment lists and the Pentagon's illegal database.

Bill - Pentagon et al., to be given extra-legal powers in curtailing citizens' privacy protections -- Pentagon intelligence operatives would be allowed to collect information from U.S. citizens without revealing their status as government spies under legislation approved by the Senate Intelligence Committee and publicly released this week.

UN Blue & Orange Sighting -- The Bushes with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Thanks to Mike in Chicago for sending!  (Newly added to our UN Blue and Orange section)

World 'facing dengue fever pandemic' -- Singapore has already recorded more than 11,000 cases this year, exceeding the previous record of 9,459 set in 2004. Neighbouring Malaysia has reported close to 28,000 human infections – more than 25% compared to a year ago. And the Philippines and Thailand are also battling a rash of infections.

Codex News from Rima E. Laibow, MD -- We asked you to send emails to Congress urging them to preserve our Organic Standards instead of degrading them to match the Codex Organic Standards. As we can expect them to do when we make enough of a ruckus, CONGRESS BACKED OFF. They postponed the issue to "study it further". Now our job is to make sure that the pressure continues.

New vaccine (Menactra) investigated in Guillain-Barre cases -- The government is investigating five reports of teenagers who came down with a serious neurological disorder after receiving a new vaccine against meningitis.

For Those Who Want Aspartame Banned -- URGENT - EXTREMELY IMPORTANT - On October 4 the New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board will consider whether it has statutory authority to ban aspartame or if FDA approval of the chemical cancels New Mexico's power to protect its citizens.

Paxil linked to increase in birth defects and cardiac defects -- The Food and Drug Administration is warning that a study has suggested that the antidepressant Paxil may be associated with birth defects.
Paxil's manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline, said it will include the results of the study in the drug's list of precautions.

Soldiers recount tales of daily torture of Iraqis -- Torture of Iraqis was for ‘stress relief’, say US soldiers.

National Security Agency gets fix on Internet users -- Internet users hoping to protect their privacy by using anti-virus software, Web anonymizers, false identities and disabled cookies on their computer's Web browser have something new to worry about – a patent filed by the National Security Agency (NSA) for technology that will identify the physical location of any Web surfer.

Military officers validate Pentagon destruction of 2.5 terabytes of Mohamed Atta documents -- A Pentagon employee was ordered to destroy documents that identified Mohamed Atta as a terrorist two years before the 2001 attacks, a congressman said Thursday.

2004 VOTE FRAUD FACTS SURFACE -- Reporter Who Told Story of 2004 Vote Thievery Hushed by Mainstream By Greg Szymanski.

New UN pandemic czar says survival of "world as we know it" may be at stake -- A flu pandemic could fundamentally alter the world as we know it, warns the public health veteran charged with co-ordinating UN planning for and response to the threat.

US finds fever bacteria during war protest weekend -- Small amounts of a bacteria that causes "rabbit fever" were found on Washington's National Mall last weekend as thousands of protesters marched against the Iraq War, U.S. health authorities said on Saturday.

Bush Is Cooking Up Two More Wars -- Mired in interminable conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Bush administration is moving toward initiating two more wars, one with Iran and one with North Korea.

Stanford Prison Experiment -- A Simulation Study of the Psychology of Imprisonment Conducted at Stanford University. (Especially click under "related links" and you'll see some very good news articles and interviews.

Nuke terror set for Ramadan? Al-Qaida gears up for October 'American Hiroshima'-- If al-Qaida has its way, the next terrorist attack on the United States – a "nuclear hell storm" planned for seven major cities – is set to occur next month during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Deja Vu, all over again - Discovery of another "Koran hoax" heralds Bush and Summit of the Americas meeting -- Argentina finds security 'hoax' before Bush visit. Officials believe the objects were placed as a hoax by pranksters who made an anonymous call to police, said Daniel Rodriguez, chief inspector for Argentina's federal police.

Is The IRS About To Be Put Out Of Business?? -- In the end, Benson had assembled an irrefutable mountain of evidence showing that during the final days of the William Howard Taft administration in 1913, the 16th Amendment was fraudulently declared by the U.S. Secretary of State, Philander Knox, to have been properly ratified by the requisite number of state legislatures. Bill Benson, and his co-researcher Red Beckman, documented the results of their work in a two volume research report entitled, “The Law That Never Was."

George W. Bush - Terrorist in the White House -- DARK HISTORY PAST EVENTS THAT HAVE SHAPED THE WORLD. (Also listed in our Site of the Day section)

Southwest Airlines has painted some of their aircraft blue and orange -- Check it out! (don't forget to check out our UN Blue and Orange section)

Top Secret Pentagon Operation ''Granite Shadow'' revealed -- Granite Shadow is yet another new Top Secret and compartmented operation related to the military’s extra-legal powers regarding weapons of mass destruction. It allows for emergency military operations in the United States without civilian supervision or control.

Metro takes Tasers away from patrol officers -- Metro Police Chief Ronal Serpas yesterday said the city's patrol officers, for now, will no longer carry Tasers, but the devices will go to their supervisors.

Unfiltered News from the Reality Zone -- Excellent source of Unfiltered news compiled by G. Edward Griffin!

FDNY chaplain resigns after 9/11 remarks -- The fire department's new Muslim chaplain abruptly resigned Friday after saying in a published interview that he believes something other than al-Qaida hijackers brought down the World Trade Center.

New flu pandemic could kill 150 million -- A top U.N. public health official warned Thursday that a new influenza pandemic could come anytime and claim millions of lives unless officials to take action now to control an epidemic in Asia.

September 2005 (Be sure to refresh your browser often to get all the latest news articles.)

DID H.W. BUSH, CLINTON OFFICIALS ORCHESTRATE OKC BOMBING? -- The OKC bombing was a National Security Council (NSC) operation. The groundwork for the operation was laid in the HW Bush administration. The operation was carried out and covered up during the Clinton presidency, and further covered up during the GW Bush presidency.

US CIA case reporter will testify -- New York Times journalist Judith Miller, jailed for refusing to reveal her sources, has been released.

Reports of New Orleans mayhem probably exaggerated, police say -- New Orleans police now say that reports of crimes mostly exaggerated.

A Few Great Videos Clips To Check Out -- "The Meatrix" and "The Grocery Store Wars" and "Bush Shooting the Finger."

Yeast ß-1,3-glucan and Its Use Against Anthrax Infection and in the Treatment of Cancer -- In this edition of JANA, the paper by Vetvicka et al. makes an important contribution to our scientific understanding of the nutraceutical stimulation of the immune system in the treatment of both infectious disease and cancer. (Warning: This is a .pdf file)

My First Arrest - Posted by Cindy Sheehan -- "The rumors are true this time. I was arrested in front of the White House today. It was my first arrest."

Secretary Rice's Press Availability After Middle East Quartet Meeting on September 20, 2005 -- see the photo-Mark of the Beast, 666???

No need to fear, flu shots are here -- Vaccinations will be available at some locations as early as this weekend.

Feds Unveil Food Pyramid For Kids -- A computer game is a part of the Food Pyramid for kids, unveiled Wednesday as a new version of the government's guide to eating right for children 6 to 11 years old. "We're going to show you some fun homework," Johanns said, demonstrating the "MyPyramid Blast Off" game.???

Depleted uranium tests for US troops returning from Iraq -- 09/28/05 "The Independent"- US troops returning from Iraq are for the first time to be offered state-of-the-art radiation testing to check for contamination from depleted uranium - a controversial substance linked by some to cancer and birth defects.

USAF Wants Sergeant Silenced; But Court Affirms Soldier's Free-Speech Rights - Motion to Dismiss Opinion - Denied -- A spokesman for a law firm dedicated to the defense of civil liberties and human rights says his organization is pleased that a judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed on behalf of an Air Force sergeant who was punished for speaking out about tainted anthrax vaccine.

Bush's Depression: Been There, Reported That -- Depressed and demoralized White House staffers say working at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is “life in a hellhole” as they try to deal with a sullen, moody President whose temper tantrums drive staffers crying from the room and bring the business of running the country to a halt.

The Phoenix FBI flyer -- "Public Servants" Going After "Constitutional Terrorists"? -- -- The Phoenix Federal Bureau of Investigation created a flyer some time back during Clinton's Presidency, asking the recipients to help them fight domestic terrorism. I received one of these flyers this past weekend at the Arizona "Freedom in the 21st Century" gathering. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office (Greater Phoenix, Arizona) and the Maricopa County Attorney were placed on the flyer, as well -- before they saw the actual wording of the flyer -- in an effort by the FBI to "work jointly with local law enforcement." (NOTE: Be sure to click on the links in this article...A MUST READ)!!

ID Chip Helps Morgue Track Katrina Victims -- As body counts mounted and missing-person reports multiplied in the days after Hurricane Katrina, some morgue workers began using a new technology to keep track of unidentified remains. Radio frequency identification chips — slender red cylinders about half an inch long — were implanted under the corpses' skin or placed inside body bags.

$236 Million Cruise Ship Deal Criticized -- one of the most controversial contracts of the Hurricane Katrina relief operation, a $236 million agreement with Carnival Cruise Lines for three ships that now bob more than half empty in the Mississippi River and Mobile Bay. The six-month contract -- staunchly defended by Carnival but castigated by politicians from both parties -- has come to exemplify the cost of haste that followed Katrina's strike and FEMA's lack of preparation. A MUST READ!!

Check out Bill Clinton and his UN Blue tie in the 9/25/2005 issue of PARADE magazine -- Thanks to John in Union, New Jersey for sending our way)! (Also in our UN Blue Watch Page)

China sets blueprint for fighting flu pandemic -- China announced colour-coded emergency measures on Wednesday to avert or handle an influenza pandemic amid fears that a deadly strain of bird flu could mutate and infect millions of people around the world.

US Forced To Import Ammo From Israel -- US forces have fired so many bullets in Iraq and Afghanistan - an estimated 250,000 for every insurgent killed - that American ammunition-makers cannot keep up with demand. As a result the US is having to import supplies from Israel.

Does Hawaii Want to Secede From the Union -- That sounds like a preposterous question, but the official Office of Hawaiian Affairs advertises on its website that the legislation scheduled to be voted on soon in the U.S. Senate will give Native Hawaiians "self-determination" to choose "total independence" or any other form of government. (Thanks to Jo Ann for sending our way!)

No Joke: US Loses Big at The UN -- Bill O’Reilly of Fox News has said that he was joking when he said on his radio show that he wished that a flood had hit the United Nations building in New York.

America: Under God -- "Unconstitutional!" declared federal judge Lawrence Karlton in Sacramento on September 14. Outlawing recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in three northern California school districts because it references God, Karlton said a previous Court of Appeals decision made him do it.

Bush off Base With Plan to Federalize Emergencies -- The twin hurricanes, Katrina and Rita, were enough for President Bush to announce on September 26 that he will seek to FEDERALIZE disaster emergencies so that federal response will bypass state and local officials.

Throw Out the Playbook: A New Plan Arrives Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, DO -- Predictably, officials don’t like it one bit. They are finding it difficult to get people really worried about avian influenza no matter how many articles of “catastrophic concern” they have published.

Cindy Sheehan Arrested at White House -- Cindy Sheehan, along with several well-known figures, has been arrested at the front gates of the White House in Washington, DC. Sheehan had attempted once again to gain an audience with George W. Bush; again she was refused. Sheehan and her supporters then proceeded to sit down and pray at a restricted point in front of the White House. She and many others have been arrested.

FAA Managers Destroyed 9/11 Tape -- Six air traffic controllers provided accounts of their communications with hijacked planes on Sept. 11, 2001, on a tape recording that was later destroyed by Federal Aviation Administration managers, according to a government investigative report issued today.

George Galloway Brings Chicago to its Feet -- George Galloway electrified and tickled the funny bone of 600 in Chicago, who gave standing ovations at the beginning and end of a remarkable program held at the Northwestern University Law School on September 19th. After Seattle last night, it's now on to San Francisco tonight, then Los Angeles (9/23) and Washington, D.C. (9/24).

POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER: Number of cases on rise -- Mother says Army, Veterans Administration failed her son, who committed suicide.

PAT TILLMAN'S FAMILY DEMANDS THE TRUTH -- The battle between a grieving family and the U.S. military justice system is on display in thousands of pages of documents strewn across Mary Tillman’s dining room table in suburban San Jose.

Lowry unrealistic about depleted uranium -- The Jan. 28 column by Rich Lowry on the hazards of depleted uranium tops my list for disinformation ("Depleted uranium effective but not politically incorrect"). He is in the ballpark when he says 300 tons of depleted uranium was used in the first Gulf War, but he is confusing the issue, and perhaps himself, when he says DU is depleted.

Entire 101st Airborne Deploying To Iraq -- This is just the 5th time in the history of the 101st that the entire division has been deployed all at once. The soldiers will be gone a year.

Bush Waives Saudi Trafficking Sanctions -- President Bush decided Wednesday to waive any financial sanctions on Saudi Arabia, Washington's closest Arab ally in the war on terrorism, for failing to do enough to stop the modern-day slave trade in prostitutes, child sex workers and forced laborers.

Dog Flu Jumped From Horses -- A strain of flu virus that jumped from horses to dogs has caused sometimes deadly respiratory infections at dog tracks and kennels in at least 11 states and among some household pets as well, health officials reported yesterday.

NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts -- NIAC seeks proposals for revolutionary aeronautics and space concepts that could dramatically impact how NASA develops and conducts its missions. It provides a highly visible, recognizable, and high-level entry point for outside thinkers and researchers. Ross N. Hoffman Link

America gripped by deadly dog flu that has left pet-lovers in fear -- The dog flu is spreading like wildfire from greyhound tracks to kennels to grooming parlours. Even taking the dog for a walk in the park is a risky activity.

Attack of the bird flu: Experts say pandemic inevitable -- While the deadly Avian flu spreads through Asia, Bay State health officials - who have been ``vigorously'' planning for a flu pandemic for six years - doubt the state could ever be completely prepared for a full-blown attack.

Two deaths, seven new West Nile cases before the hurricane -- BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two more patients have died from the West Nile virus, bringing the total number of deaths this year to six, the state Department of Health and Hospitals reported Friday.

60 Mental Health Professionals - 5,000 new PTSD cases since 1999 = disaster for Veterans in Southern Nevada -- A local VA health care official said his staff members are doing all they can to handle the surging number of veterans with PTSD.

Maker of Bulletproof Vest May Face Charges -- Federal prosecutors are investigating whether a maker of bulletproof vests endangered lives, including President Bush's, by concealing potentially deadly flaws in the body armor sold to the government and police agencies.

Families urged to prepare for separation -- For families who must evacuate ahead of storms such as Hurricane Rita, there are basic ways to prepare in case people become separated.

Man-Made Hurricanes? FOX NEWS -- Scott Stevens, a meteorologist who for nine years has been forecasting the weather on KPVI-TV (search) in Pocatello, says the Yakuza — the Japanese mafia — is using a Russian-made electromagnetic generator to launch terrific storms against the U.S. mainland.

CORRECTION: 9-11 crash victim Barbara Olson NOT arrested in Europe -- Tom Flocco Now Thoroughly Discredited. A Must Read!

IRS Action Alert by Devvy Kidd -- new web site has been set up to explain why it is so important for everyone to submit your objections to this new regulation!

Are You Mad Enough to Become a Health Freedom Fighter? -- As we watch the tragedy unfold in the aftermath of Katrina, if we have learned one thing, it is that individuals and small volunteer groups are the ones who single handedly have been more responsive to the needs of the people displaced by the storm than the fat, well-funded government agencies and their anointed private sector “humanitarian” associates who collect lavish cash donations to fund their activities.

China Preparing For War & Few Notice -- Both Bill Clinton and G.W. Bush have facilitated the transfers of billions of dollars of commercial assistance to Red China, not to mention vast amounts of technology which China has used to further its military machine.

Help Wanted, Start at The Top -- Now another Chertoff nominee named by Bush to head Immigration and Customs Enforcement [ICE]—36 year old Julie L. Myers—is coming under close scrutiny by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security not because she padded her resume...Read More...

Dangers of a Drunk Dubya -- On Saturday after Hurricane Rita,  "He looks like he has been drinking." ??

Franklin Delano Bush by Andrew P. Napolitano -- What is the proper constitutional role for the federal government in the post-Katrina reconstruction of the Gulf Coast? Should not this subject be debated seriously before Congress mortgages generations of Americans yet unborn with the obligation to repay $200 billion in loans? Don't expect it.

Flu shot ineffective; marketing rules the response to influenza -- 2 Studies Find Flu Treatments Fall Far Short.

**Idaho weatherman Scott Stevens quits, wants to pursue hurricane theory -- Weatherman Scott Stevens is leaving KPVI TV after 10 years to pursue an unusual theory that Hurricane Katrina was caused by the Japanese mafia.

Lightning shocks California -- Awesome photo! Check it out.

Is Barbara Olson Alive?? -- Unconfirmed report of 9-11 crash victim Barbara Olson arrested in Europe.

Diebold whistleblower calls Diebold the Next Enron -- In exclusive stunning admissions to The BRAD BLOG some 11 months after the 2004 Presidential Election, a "Diebold Insider" is now finally speaking out for the first time about the alarming security flaws within Diebold, Inc's electronic voting systems, software and machinery.

Senate Panel Endorses Roberts' Nomination as Chief Justice -- The Senate Judiciary Committee strongly endorsed Judge John G. Roberts Jr. today to be the next chief justice of the United States, sending the nomination to the full Senate for confirmation next week.

Cindy Sheehan Takes on the Democrats, Hillary Clinton -- Sheehan told the Voice she was “so frustrated” by leading Democrats like Clinton “who should be leaders on this issue, but are not.” Already, she has set up a future meeting with New York’s junior senator this weekend. And she plans to sit down with the state’s senior senator, Chuck Schumer, too. “It’s time for them to step up and be the opposition party,” she said. “This war is not going to end unless the Democrats are on board with us.”

New DVD, CD-ROM BEYOND TREASON Tells Why Soldiers Come Home Sick By W. Leon Smith of the ICONOCLAST.

UTMB virus lab, South Texas nuclear plant are ready -- Caretakers for sensitive biological and nuclear materials at facilities along the upper Texas coast say they are prepared for anything Hurricane Rita might bring their way.

RELEVANT HURRICANE INFO Google Map-Refineries near Freeport, TX -- locations of refineries near Freeport. (Results contain a couple of extraneous companies). Thanks to Jim for sending our way!

Rita could equal $5 gas -- Weather and energy experts say that as bad as Hurricane Katrina hit the nation's supply of gasoline, Hurricane Rita could be worse.

SAF, NRA ASK FEDERAL COURT TO HALT NEW ORLEANS GUN SEIZURES -- The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and National Rifle Association (NRA) joined with individual gun owners in Louisiana Thursday morning, filing a motion in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana seeking a temporary restraining order to stop authorities in and around the City of New Orleans from seizing firearms from private citizens in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Pentagon Nixes 9/11 Hearing Testimony -- The Department of Defense forbade a military intelligence officer to testify Wednesday about the work of a secret military unit that identified four 9/11 hijackers more than a year before the Sept. 11 terrorists attacks, according to the man's attorney.
In written testimony prepared for the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, attorney Mark Zaid, who represents Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer, said the Pentagon also refused to permit testimony there by a defense contractor that he also represents.

900 parts per million of fluoride in dried eggs -- Environmental groups petition EPA to retract fluoride pesticide tolerances on food.

H.R. 2662 -- To provide Federal assistance to States and local jurisdictions to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes.  A Must READ!!

Splenda Working its Way Into Your Child's School -- Splenda is about to invade schools, thanks to a joint agreement between McNeil Nutritionals, which manufactures the artificial sweetener, and PTO Today, a firm that offers marketing and fund-raising help to parent groups serving kindergarten, elementary and middle-school kids. The campaign will encourage parents and kids to use Splenda in preparing low-sugar treats for future bake sales.

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) needs your immediate help to stop Congress and the Bush administration from seriously degrading organic standards -- After 35 years of hard work, the U.S. organic community has built up a multi-billion dollar alternative to industrial agriculture, based upon strict organic standards and organic community control over modification to these standards.

Mental Health Bill 'to cause thousands to be detained' -- NINE times as many people as first thought will be forced to undergo compulsory mental health treatment under planned reforms in England and Wales, a new study claims. The draft Mental Health Bill proposes allowing patients to be made to take medication and detained if necessary.

Level 4 Lab and nuclear plant in path of Rita -- Caretakers for sensitive biological and nuclear materials at facilities along the upper Texas coast say they are prepared for anything Hurricane Rita might bring their way. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has one of a handful of certified U.S. labs handling the world's most infectious, lethal viruses, a biosafety-level 4 facility. The campus is less than a mile from the Galveston seawall.

House Approves 'Anti-Hate' Bill -- In a surprising move, the House of Representatives on September 14, 2005 approved "The Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2005," HR2662, as an amendment to the Children's Safety Act, HR3132. It was approved 223-199. The Senate is expected to also approve a similar amendment within a month.

British soldiers arrested over alleged killing -- Violence erupted in Basra this afternoon following the arrest of two British soldiers for allegedly killing one policeman and wounding another. British troops fired on crowds throwing petrol bombs, burning furniture and tyres which set at least one tank on fire.

NYPD Unplugs Cindy Sheehan -- Cindy Sheehan may be the Rosa Parks of the anti-war movement. But that didn't stop members of the New York Police Department from marching into the crowd of about 150 people gathered in Union Square Monday to hear her speak and yanking away the microphone.

Halliburton Watch -- is a project of Essential Information, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, and the Center for Corporate Policy, a nonprofit, non-partisan organization working to stop corporate threats to democracy.  (Also listed on our "Site of the Day" section)

Pvt. England up for second trial -- On the eve of her second court-martial, Pfc. Lynndie England pleaded not guilty Tuesday to allegations she conspired with fellow soldiers to abuse detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison in 2003.

Pope immune from sexual abuse lawsuit -- The United States government has told a Texas court that Pope Benedict XVI should be given immunity from a lawsuit accusing him of conspiring to cover up the sexual molestation of three boys by a seminarian, court documents show.

Dr. Ramona Miller's Web Site -- For all the up to date information regarding her case.

Models show 'massive devastation' in Houston -- Notice the date on this article (Feb. 2005) - Houston's perfect storm would feed on late summer's warm waters as it barreled northward across the Gulf of Mexico, slamming into the coast near Freeport.

Troops begin combat operations in New Orleans -- Combat operations are underway on the streets “to take this city back” in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. 
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Title 32 benefits extended for Guardsmen responding to Katrina -- Guardsmen responding to the Hurricane Katrina disaster will be eligible for Tricare benefits and be protected against losing their civilian jobs, after defense officials granted special status to the disaster. (BUT..would Title 32 limits their future claims for VA benefits & claims?)

NASA Planning Return to Moon Within 13 Years -- Combining an old concept, existing equipment and new ideas, NASA gave shape on Monday to President Bush's promise to send humans back to the Moon by the end of the next decade.

Picture of U.S. Soldier in Iraq Shaking Hands With Senator Hillary Clinton -- But Not Willingly.

Operation Balboa -- NATO war games simulated attack on Venezuela.

Can Government Build Cities? - Neocon Insanity Blog -- A disturbing trend after Katrina was summed up in George Bush's promise to have the federal government completely rebuild the Gulf Coast better than before the storm, and do so with taxpayer money. Can we really expect government to create quality cities using redistribution, government programs, and regulations?

FBI Harasses Informant of Former Agent John O'Neill by Greg Szymanski -- Janet Parker (Sept.19th Guest) says agents discredited her association with O'Neill and discounted she saw London bombing suspect in Seattle in 2002. Agents told her she needed psychiatric help and was fabricating story for public attention. Parker denies FBI allegations.

Jackbooted Police State Emerging in New Orleans -- “Let’s all be clear about one thing,” writes Josh Marshall. “President Bush has now put us on notice, the Gulf Coast reconstruction effort is going to be run as a patronage and political operation,” the same way Iraq is, and with the same disgusting corporate players—Halliburton, KBR, Blackwater, Shaw Group, Bechtel, the entire roster of carpetbaggers and opportunists who have soaked and defrauded the American people in the past, treating the bamboozled American taxpayer as an oblivious cash cow.

FDA Fast Tracks Biodefense Vaccines -- Fast Track status allows the FDA to expedite review of drugs and biologics that demonstrate the potential to address unmet medical needs and are intended to treat serious or life-threatening conditions.

Venezuelan Oil Plan for the Poor in the U.S. -- Worried about the skyrocketing cost of gasoline and heating oil this winter? Well, Hugo Chavez, the firebrand president of oil-rich Venezuela, wants to help. Chavez is firing back at Bush and Robertson with a surprise weapon - cheap oil for America's poor.

ADA Gets "Kiss of Death" -- The ADA (American Dental Association) has had a long run - with the posse chasing them. I'm surprised they've lasted this long. They'll scream, they'll holler, they'll whine, they'll whimper. They'll threaten, and they'll lash out - but in the end it won't matter - the American Dental Association is finished. Nail their doors shut. Board up their windows. It's soon to be all over for them.

For Bush Disasters Mean Troops on US Soil -- President Bush's push to give the military a bigger role in responding to major disasters like Hurricane Katrina could lead to a loosening of legal limits on the use of federal troops on U.S. soil.

Slow seismic slip begins in Pacific Northwest -- An important seismic event imperceptible to humans has begun in the Pacific Northwest as predicted, according to the government agency Geological Survey of Canada.

Democrats Savage Justice Department over Apparent Attempt to Blame Environmentalists for Flood -- An email message which suggested the Bush Justice Department was looking to blame environmentalists for a break in the New Orleans levee and the ensuing flood has sparked vehement responses among the Democratic caucus in Congress, RAW STORY has learned.

Mystery Bulge in Oregon Still Growing -- A recent survey of a bulge that covers about 100 square miles near the South Sister indicates the area is still growing, suggesting it could be another volcano in the making or a major shift of molten rock under the center of the Cascade Range. Recent eruptions at nearby Mount St. Helens in Washington state have rekindled interest in the annual Sisters survey and its findings.

FEMA, La. outsource Katrina body count to firm implicated in body-dumping scandals -- The FEMA has hired Kenyon International to set up a mobile morgue for handling bodies in Baton Rouge. Kenyon is a subsidiary of Service Corporation International (SCI), a scandal-ridden Texas-based company operated by a friend of the Bush family. Recently, SCI subsidiaries have been implicated in illegally discarding and desecrating corpses. A MUST READ!!

Oh so stupid news of the day -- Mice infected with deadly plague are missing in N.J. -- Authorities are searching for three mice infected with bubonic plague that disappeared from a research laboratory about two weeks ago.

Mad Cow, Mad Pig, and Thyroid Risks -- Some questions were raised on the Thyroid mailing list out of StJohns.EDU regarding where the various natural thyroid supplements come from, and how safe they may be with respect to Mad Cow Disease.

New Orleans may be off-limits for a decade -- Toxic chemicals in the New Orleans flood waters will make the city unsafe for full human habitation for a decade, a US government official has told The Independent on Sunday. And, he added, the Bush administration is covering up the danger.

SETTING THE STAGE FOR AMERICA'S DISASTER By Frosty Wooldridge -- If our nation keeps thinking like the people of New Orleans--that it won’t happen to them--think again.

WARREN'S P.E.A.C.E. PLAN & UN GOALS By Berit Kjos -- The motivational vision of a worldwide welfare system may have captured hearts around the world, but it actually serves the grandiose aims of socialist change agents...Read More...

SOMA ENVY: WHERE'S MY POST-PARTUM DEPRESSION? by Tricia Smith Vaughan -- With celebrities such as Brooke Shields promoting postpartum depression and its pharmaceutical cures, it becomes easy to doubt ourselves as parents, to believe that experts and professionals know more about our children and ourselves than we do.

Judge: School Pledge Is Unconstitutional -- A federal judge declared the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools unconstitutional Wednesday, a decision that could put the divisive issue on track for another round of Supreme Court arguments.

Aspartame dangers -- Aspartame is the most controversial food additive in history. The most recent evidence, linking it to leukemia and lymphoma, has added substantial fuel to the ongoing protests of doctors, scientists and consumer groups who allege that this artificial sweetener should never have been released onto the market and that allowing it to remain in the food chain is killing us by degrees.

BLACKWATER USA CONTINUES TO SUPPORT KATRINA DEVASTATED AREAS -- click on the links. This will blow your mind. Foreign troops on U.S. soil.
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New Orleans: covert operations underway? By Larry Chin -- Wednesday's broadcast of KPFA's "Flashpoints" featured a telephone interview with Malik Rahim, who gave a gut-wrenching and shocking firsthand account of the staggering horror of still-neglected New Orleans that he and other survivors are facing. Be Sure to click on the links!
Ambassador Cofer Black Becomes Vice-Chairman at Blackwater USA -- Blackwater USA proudly announces that Ambassador Cofer Black, former Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the U. S. State Department, and former Director of the CIA's Counterterrorism Center has joined our team as Vice Chairman.

Overkill: Feared Blackwater Mercenaries Deploy in New Orleans -- Heavily armed paramilitary mercenaries from the Blackwater private security firm, infamous for their work in Iraq, are openly patrolling the streets of New Orleans. Some of the mercenaries say they have been "deputized" by the Louisiana governor; indeed some are wearing gold Louisiana state law enforcement badges on their chests and Blackwater photo identification cards on their arms.

Owners Of Nursing Home Charged With 34 Counts Of Murder -- The owners of a flooded-out New Orleans-area nursing home been charged with 34 counts of negligent homicide in the deaths of patients.

As bodies recovered, reporters are told 'no photos, no stories' -- A 82nd Airborne soldier told reporters the Army had a policy that requires media to be 300 meters -- more than three football fields in length -- away from the scene of body recoveries in New Orleans.

"CIA videos reveal the missed chances to kill Bin Laden" by Yosri Fouda and Nick Fielding -- PREVIOUSLY unseen footage of Osama Bin Laden taken by a CIA spy drone reveals how close the Americans came to killing the Al-Qaeda leader two years before the September 11 attacks.

Chertoff delayed federal response, memo shows -- The federal official with the power to mobilize a massive federal response to Hurricane Katrina was Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, not the former FEMA chief who was relieved of his duties and resigned earlier this week, federal documents reviewed by Knight Ridder show.

Bush says he may need more power in disasters -- President Bush on Monday urged Congress to examine whether the White House needs stronger powers to deal with catastrophes like Hurricane Katrina.

Power crews diverted-Restoring pipeline came first -- Shortly after Hurricane Katrina roared through South Mississippi knocking out electricity and communication systems, the White House ordered power restored to a pipeline that sends fuel to the Northeast. That order - to restart two power substations in Collins that serve Colonial Pipeline Co. - delayed efforts by at least 24 hours to restore power to two rural hospitals and a number of water systems in the Pine Belt. Read More...

Vaccinations and The Right to Refuse by Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, DO -- Humans are intrinsically healthy and tend to remain so if they are given nutritious, non-GMO foods, fresh air, and clean water. We have been blessed with God-given protective barriers against infectious diseases, including our skin and immune system.

EPA Scientists Call for an End to Water Fluoridation Because of Cancer -- Eleven EPA employee unions representing over 7000 environmental and public health professionals of the Civil Service have called for a moratorium on drinking water fluoridation programs across the country, and have asked EPA management to recognize fluoride as posing a serious risk of causing cancer in people.

John Roberts' Role in the Guantanamo Hunger Strike -- When Senate hearings convene this week for Supreme Court candidate John Roberts, let’s hope that they focus on the hunger strike taking place at Guantanamo Bay. It was Robert’s ruling in Rumsfeld vs. Hamdan that hastened a massive 200-man hunger strike that is now in its second month and has hospitalized at least 15 inmates.

More than a year later, Army admits GI died in accident -- More than a year after his death in Iraq, Army officials have notified the family of a 1st Armored Division officer that the cause was an accidental discharge from a U.S. tank, not enemy fire as first reported.

Iraq constitution faces new delay -- Iraqi politicians have failed to conclude negotiations on a draft constitution, and it remained unclear when a final text might be printed, less than five weeks before a referendum, Iraqi and United Nations (UN) officials have said.

US denies poison gas accusation by al Qaeda in Iraq -- The U.S. military on Monday denied an accusation that American and Iraq forces used toxic gas during an attack on the Iraqi town of Tal Afar in which up to 200 insurgents were killed.

45 Bodies Are Found in a New Orleans Hospital -- The bodies of 45 people have been found in a flooded uptown hospital here, officials said Monday, sharply increasing the death toll from Hurricane Katrina and raising new questions about the breakdown of the evacuation system as the disaster unfolded.

Anti-Vaccine Activist Memorialized -- Retired Air Force Reserves Lt. Col. Russell E. Dingle, a fierce opponent of mandatory anthrax inoculations in the military, was remembered Monday at a memorial service featuring a jet fly-over.

California Earthquake Could Be the Next Katrina -- Now that the first two have come to pass, she and other earthquake experts are using the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina as an opportunity to reassess how California would handle a major temblor.

The cashless society is here? -- TESCO, Britain’s biggest supermarket, is looking to open cash-free stores.

F.D.A. Had Report of Short Circuit in Heart Devices -- Months before the Food and Drug Administration issued a safety alert in June about problems with Guidant Corporation heart devices, the agency received a report from the company showing that some of those units were short-circuiting, agency records obtained by The New York Times show.

Mercenaries guarding rich homes in New Orleans -- Hundreds of mercenaries have descended on New Orleans to guard the property of the city's millionaires from looters.

We had to kill our patients -- Doctors working in hurricane-ravaged New Orleans killed critically ill patients rather than leaving them to die in agony as they evacuated hospitals, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.

Defenseless On the Bayou -- New Orleans gun confiscation is foolish and illegal.

Adding genes from fish and insects to PEOPLE!! -- A bunch of eerily radiant red rodents may be a harbinger of a technology that could speed cancer research and even allow scientists to cure sickness by directly editing the DNA code of people with genetic illnesses. To do it, scientists are inserting genes from fish and insects into people.

Check out The Unconstitutional FEMA by Sheila Samples -- Take a look at these headlines – FEMA refusing all offered rescue assistance from Amtrack to experienced firefighters, FEMA not delivering on promises, FEMA barring delivery of desperately needed food or water to frightened and bewildered victims of Katrina, FEMA telling First Responders not to "respond" to the disaster. Does anybody but me see a pattern here?

Firms with White House ties get Katrina contracts -- Companies with ties to the Bush White House and the former head of FEMA are clinching some of the administration's first disaster relief and reconstruction contracts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Blackwater Mercenaries Deploy in New Orleans -- Heavily armed paramilitary mercenaries from the Blackwater private security firm, infamous for their work in Iraq, are openly patrolling the streets of New Orleans. Some of the mercenaries say they have been "deputized" by the Louisiana governor; indeed some are wearing gold Louisiana state law enforcement badges on their chests and Blackwater photo identification cards on their arms. They say they are on contract with the Department of Homeland Security and have been given the authority to use lethal force.

Perry criticized for pushing his own charity foundation -- Gov. Rick Perry, in hurricane relief tours around the state, in news releases and on his official state Web site, has urged Texans to contribute to three groups: the Red Cross, Salvation Army and the OneStar Foundation, founded by Mr. Perry.

Bush surrounds Louisiana with armed Mexican troops -- As the White House unsuccessfully insists on seizing control of the Louisiana National Guard to institute full-blown martial law in New Orleans, it has brought in foreign troops moving on the Western and Eastern borders of the state.

Bush: One Of The Worst Disasters To Hit The U.S. -- (also placed in the Un Blue and Orange section)

Wal-Mart's Business Plan -- SHOP TIL YA DROP!  (Site of the Day)

Just for Fun -- President Bush on vacation over Labor Day Weekend.

How to Identify Misinformation -- From USINFO.STATE.GOV -- How can a journalist or a news consumer tell if a story is true or false? There are no exact rules, but the following clues can help indicate if a story or allegation is true.

FEMA's Blocking Relief Efforts -- An Amazing List!!

United States Patent Method and apparatus for altering a region in the earth's atmosphere, ionosphere, and/or magnetosphere -- ( US Patent Number 4,686,605 - August 11, 1987) A method and apparatus for altering at least one selected region which normally exists above the earth's surface. READ MORE...

Coup d’etat against George W. Bush seriously contemplated in Washington -- THE INTERNATIONAL FORECASTER editor Bob Chapman writes: Rumors have been circulating in Washington for the last year that a coup d’etat against George W. Bush and the neo cons is being seriously contemplated in certain circles. Click here for Related INTERNATIONAL FORECASTER Newsletter for more information-June 7, 2005

UN Raises Alarm on Death Squads and Torture in Iraq -- The United Nations raised the alarm on Thursday about mounting violence in Iraq blamed on pro-government militias and urged the authorities to look into reports of systematic torture in police stations.

**Controversy over the issue of whether or not a 757 knocked over lamp posts at the Pentagon on September 11th -- Look closely at the light posts along this road. If they are still standing, then how could a 757 have hit the posts on the highway, gained altitude, skipped OVER these lamp posts and then slammed into the 1st floor of the Pentagon?

Mexican Army Convoys Head for U.S. -- A Mexican army aid convoy set out for the U.S. border Tuesday, carrying water treatment plants, mobile kitchens and supplies to feed the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Related Article also by clicking here.

Lieutenant Colonel Russell E. Dingle, USAF Reserves - retired, 49, of East Hartford, passed peacefully away Sunday -- this link includes details for his memorial service on September 12th. Interment details at Arlington will be forthcoming in early 2006

U.S. the new Saddam -- The U.S. Air Force's senior officer, Gen. John Jumper, stated U.S. warplanes would remain in Iraq to fight resistance forces and protect the American-installed regime "more or less indefinitely." Jumper's bombshell went largely unnoticed due to Hurricane Katrina.

Pentagon Memorial fund Article In Army Times raises many questions -- The top photo is a picture of the Pentagon taken after the reported impact of Flt 77 on 9-11-01. Maybe someone can explain to me why there is absolutely no aircraft wreckage in front of, to either side of, or within the impact zone? Read More...!!

Cindy Sheehan and the VFP bus trip -- On September 2, 2005 the Veterans for Peace Bus from Mendocino County, CA took a detour to help the victims of hurricane Katrina. We arrived in Covington, LA with food and supplies that Camp Casey had sent from Crawford, Texas. You can learn more about the Effort at the VFP website:

Broadcasting Diseases With Electromagnetic Scalar Waves- Actually used in Gulf War Syndrome -- Tom Bearden on Healing via longitudinal waves, time reversal of cells (de-differentiation), Priore’s machine, Bearden s proposed "blanket" version, using the electric power grid for healing waves or for broadcasting disease patterns. Scalar Biowar.



Ion Beam Controlling Katrina -- Was this truly an engineered hurricane? Or, is this apparent beam directing the hurricane to it's target?

Nuclear Postcard-Big Pharma movie -- See CONSTANT GARDNER, the movie RIGHT AWAY. Prepare voters to vote the Senators out of office who sign up on this bill. Tell them what is going on in Congress! STOP BIOSHIELD BILL S. 975 Use the energy generated from this box office smash hit movie. Stand in front of the theatres and hand out flyers STOP BIOSHIELD BILL S.975. MAKE IT REAL.

Operation Unison, Foreign Troops Descend upon Amerika's Aftermath -- About 1,000 sailors and soldiers aboard three Canadian warships and a coast guard vessel left Halifax harbour Tuesday on a relief mission to the U.S. Gulf Coast. The ships are packed enough supplies for up to three months in the region, which was devastated by hurricane Katrina just over a week ago.

Mystery Planes, Military Trucks, Buses of Homeland Security Descend upon New Orleans? -- *WHO IS BEING SENT TO THE SUPERDOME ?*

Can Hurricanes Be Used As Weapons Of Mass Destruction? -- If Not, Why Did The UN Outlaw Such Practices? By Michael Shore.

The 911 North Tower Demolition Explained -- By Jon Carlson--check out the photos and links!

Two pictures from New Orleans -- Same story, but different captions...culturally adjusted??

NEW ORLEANS IS SINKING -- Article written back on Sept. 11, 2001. Check out the last 3 paragraphs.

FEMA Director Singled Out by Response Critics -- Michael D. Brown has been called the accidental director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, caricatured as the failed head of an Arabian horse sporting group who was plucked from obscurity to become President Bush's point man for the worst natural disaster in U.S. history.

Wayne Madsen Report -- "From Deep Inside The Beltway". (Be sure to check out Bush's picture).

Law Officers, Overwhelmed, Are Quitting the Force -- By JOSEPH B. TREASTER--Published: September 4, 2005-Reeling from the chaos of an overwhelmed city, at least 200 New Orleans police officers have walked away from their jobs and two have committed suicide.

Photo of Cindy Sheehan & Dennis Kyne -- Proudly displaying a Beyond Treason DVD after a recent public screening of the film in Crawford, Texas.

Congressional Codex Briefing will take place on September 20, 2005, Room 2220 Rayburn (time to be announced -- Congress Knows Virtually Nothing About Codex! Congressional Codex Briefing 9/20/05! -- Dr. Laibow Will Participate in a Congressional Codex Alimentarius Briefing-September 20, 2005 in Room 2220 Rayburn. Or visit:

President's "Military Transmission" Speech given Day Before The Hurricane Hit -- listen to this speech.

Jamming releif effort radio frequencies -- Who is jamming communications in New Orleans? Ham radio?

Louisiana Senator Threatens President Bush -- Louisiana Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu threatens President Bush with physical violence this morning on ABC's Sunday morning news program, "This Week".
"If one person criticizes our sheriffs, or says one more thing, including the President of the United States, he will hear from me - one more word about it after this show airs and I - I might likely have to punch him - literally," says Landrieu.

Wow, Real Good:  Listen to the mayor of New Orleans this is a new interview listen -- Listen to the mayor of New Orleans about the situation there. You'll never hear the reality of what's happening otherwise. Give it time to load and pass it on!

Troops begin combat operations in New Orleans -- Combat operations are underway on the streets “to take this city back” in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Brown pushed from last job:  Horse group: FEMA chief had to be `asked to resign' -- The federal official in charge of the bungled New Orleans rescue was fired from his last private-sector job overseeing horse shows. And before joining the Federal Emergency Management Agency as a deputy director in 2001, GOP activist Mike Brown had no significant experience that would have qualified him for the position.

'Times-Picayune' Calls for Firing of FEMA Chief -- The Times-Picayune of New Orleans on Sunday published its third print edition since the hurricane disaster struck, chronicling the arrival, finally, of some relief but also taking President Bush to task for his handling of the crisis, and calling for the firing of FEMA director Michael Brown and others. Related Article:  Michael D. Brown-Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response

FEMA Blocked 500 Boats In Rescue Effort -- On Wednesday morning a group of approximately 1,000 citizens pulling 500 boats left the Acadiana Mall in Lafayette in the earlymorning and headed to New Orleans with a police escort from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Department but were turned away.

Homeland Security won't let Red Cross deliver food -- As the National Guard delivered food to the New Orleans convention center yesterday, American Red Cross officials said that federal emergency management authorities would not allow them to do the same.

Dangerous Incompetence By Cindy Sheehan -- The Bring Them Home Now Tour bus that went into Covington is the Veterans For Peace Impeachment Tour bus that I rode in and out of Crawford on. They took about 10,000 pounds of leftover Camp Casey supplies and we had 2 trucks filled to the brim with leftover water from the camp to Covington. The tour bus also has satellite, so it is the only communications that Covington has with the outside world now.

Katrina - Bush panics and sends in the marines -- A PANICKED George Bush yesterday ordered elite troops on to the streets of New Orleans in an unprecedented attempt to stop violence in the disaster-struck city spiraling out of control.

Doctors fear tainted water gave shelter residents dysentery -- About 40 people have been treated for vomiting and diarrhea and doctors believe the patients may have contracted dysentery because of tainted water. Officials closed a shelter Saturday because more than 20 people there fell ill.

Hurricane Katrina - UNBELIEVABLE! -- "This is not Iraq, this is not Somalia," gulped Savidge. "This is home."

Oil Storm -- Premiered Sunday, June 5th at 8PM E/P--Oil Storm examines what happens when a Category 6 hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico slams into Louisiana, crushing the city of New Orleans and crippling the vital pipeline for refined oil that is Port Fourchon. A MUST SEE Clip!!!

Did New Orleans Catastrophe Have to Happen? 'Times-Picayune' Had Repeatedly Raised Federal Spending Issues -- New Orleans had long known it was highly vulnerable to flooding and a direct hit from a hurricane. In fact, the federal government has been working with state and local officials in the region since the late 1960s on major hurricane and flood relief efforts. When flooding from a massive rainstorm in May 1995 killed six people, Congress authorized the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project, or SELA.

Astrodome turns away evacuees -- THE Houston Astrodome in Texas was no longer accepting hurricane evacuees from New Orleans, redirecting them instead to other cities and shelters, local police told CNN.

My hero is a bus thief -- What would they do to a kid who steals a bus? Gibson modestly confessed that he had commandeered a school bus in New Orleans, then picked up about 70 passengers before heading out for the 13-hour trek to Houston.

Shoot to kill, troops told -- Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco warned rioters and looters late on Thursday that National Guard troops were under her orders to "shoot and kill" if needed to restore order. Related link.

Congressional Codex Briefing 9/20/05! -- There will be a Congressional Briefing on Codex Alimentarius on September 20, 2005 in Room 2220 Rayburn.

Martial Law has been declared in parts of New Orleans -- Residents are being urged to get out of New Orleans in any way they can as officials fear "life will be unsustainable" for days or even weeks.

Caution with SOY Protein -- The Israeli Health Ministry recently issued a health advisory strongly recommending that soy foods be eaten only in moderation. They also recommended that soy formula be avoided altogether by infants.

Bush gives new reason for Iraq war -- President Bush answered growing antiwar protests yesterday with a fresh reason for US troops to continue fighting in Iraq: protection of the country's vast oil fields, which he said would otherwise fall under the control of terrorist extremists.

'Cowboy' Bush failed in Katrina evacuation - Chavez -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, a vocal critic of the U.S. government, on Wednesday called U.S. President George W. Bush a "cowboy" who had failed to manage the Hurricane Katrina disaster and evacuate victims.

Nagin declares Martial Law to crack down on looters -- August 31, 2005-Disgusted and furious with the lawlessness of looters who have put fear into citizens, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin declared Martial Law in the city and directed the city's 1,500 person police force to do "whatever it takes" to regain control of the city.

Area Braces For Influx Of 25,000 Refugees -- Houstonians mobilized for an influx of as many as 25,000 trapped refugees from New Orleans on Wednesday as this oil city opened its pocketbook, its shelters and its vacant American landmark, the Astrodome, to its homeless neighbors.

950 Die in Pilgrims' Stampede on Baghdad Bridge -- More than 950 people were killed and hundreds more injured Wednesday morning when rumors of a suicide bomber provoked a frenzied stampede in a procession of Shiite pilgrims as they crossed a bridge in northern Baghdad, government and hospital officials said.

Hard New Test for President -- Not since he sat in a Florida classroom as the World Trade Center burned a thousand miles away has President Bush faced a test quite like the one he returned to Washington to confront this afternoon.

Army Proposal to use U.S. Soldiers as Human Test Subjects -- Notice this statement: "We do not use service members as guinea pigs." --Asst. Sec. of Defense for Health Affairs William Winkenwerder stated!

Lab dedicated to RFID technology -- More than 40 companies, including 3M Co., Kraft Foods Inc. and S.C. Johnson & Son Inc., are contributing $500,000 combined to start the lab, and the university is kicking in another $62,000. Read More!

Town by town reports -- Overall: Highway 90 buried under inches - or feet - of sand . . . communications down, transportation systems demolished . . . medical services crippled. . . High-water marks set by Camille shattered.

"Troops in Iraq experience role reversal as they worry about family back home" -- Hundreds of Louisiana soldiers in harm's way in Baghdad are finding themselves in unfamiliar territory, fretting and agonizing over their family members back home in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Check out Brace for More Katrinas, Say Experts -- For all its numbing ferocity, Hurricane Katrina will not be a unique event, say scientists, who say that global warming appears to be pumping up the power of big Atlantic storms. 2005 is on track to be the worst-ever year for hurricanes, according to experts measuring ocean temperatures and trade winds - the two big factors that breed these storms in the Caribbean and tropical North Atlantic.

August 2005

"Beyond Treason" Review By Tom Cahill -- It is a powerful expose of the absolute criminal insanity of the United States military/industrial complex--not just during the Bush regime but going all the way back to the
Truman Administration.   

BUSH-CHENEY HEADING FOR A NUCLEAR RENDEZVOUS AT DESERT ONE -- By Webster Griffin Tarpley-Author - 9/11 Synthetic Terrorism: Made in USA. With the direct threat of military attack against Iran issued Aug. 13 by Bush, the world has entered a phase of new and acute danger of general war. Bush made the threat in an interview with Israeli television. "All options are on the table," said Bush, speaking from his estate in Crawford, Texas.

Bird Flu debate - is it time to panic? -- Another year, another pandemic coming our way.

Warfare Agent Research -- US paid for Japanese human germ warfare data. The United States gave money and other benefits to former members of a Japanese germ warfare unit two years after the end of World War II to obtain data on human experiments the unit conducted in China.

What's really happening in Iraq -- Scroll down just a little bit to view the Five reports on what is really happening in Iraq.

Bush strums guitar as New Orleans floods -- President Bush plays a guitar presented to him by Country Singer Mark Wills, right, backstage following his visit to Naval Base Coronado, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005. Bush visited the base to deliver remarks on V-J Commemoration Day.

Chaos and Martial Law Consume Gulf Coast -- The city is under martial law and the Governor has ordered everyone out of New Orleans and the evacuations of city shelters as they are no longer safe to reside in.

Hurricane causes fuel supply 'crisis' -- Energy prices spiked to records Tuesday amid mounting evidence that Hurricane Katrina's impact will reverberate throughout the U.S. economy.

Much of Gulf Coast Is Crippled; Death Toll Rises After Hurricane -- Floodwaters were still rising as much as three inches an hour in parts of New Orleans late Tuesday.

Anti-war mom glad she didn’t meet Bush -- Sheehan says president’s refusal to meet has ‘galvanized peace movement.’

Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 2004 (2005) -- All Vietnam veterans and their survivors and Korean Veterans from 1968-1969, should read this study...And be familiar with these web sites: Pass this info on to your lists.

Pentagon Has Sole Shootdown Say Over D.C. -- The Homeland Security Department will not gain authority to order shootdowns of threatening aircraft over the nation's capital, officials said Tuesday, eliminating possible confusion between its role and the Pentagon's during emergencies.

Hurricane Could Turn City into Toxic Cesspool -- Hurricane Katrina didn't deliver a direct hit on New Orleans Monday, there still were fears that the storm could turn one of America's most charming cities into a vast cesspool tainted with toxic chemicals, human waste and even coffins released by floodwaters from the city's legendary cemeteries. Experts have warned for years that the levees and pumps that usually keep New Orleans dry have no chance against a direct hit by a Category 5 storm.

Australian Group Campaigns to Free Gitmo Prisoner -- In a little more than a week, a new grass-roots political movement here has gathered more than 7,000 names of supporters on its Web site in a campaign to free David Hicks, an Australian citizen being held in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.

Indonesia Vaccinating 24 million -- Indonesia began vaccinating more than 24 million children against polio on Tuesday, with movie stars and Muslim clerics stationing themselves at immunisation posts to ease fears about the safety of the vaccines.

PURPLE HATS -- In honor of women's history month and in memory of Erma Bombeck who lost her fight with cancer.

Weapons Sales Worldwide Rise to Highest Level Since 2000 -- The value of military weapons sales worldwide jumped in 2004 to the highest level since 2000, driven by arms deals with developing nations, especially India, Saudi Arabia and China, according to a new Congressional study.

Immigrant sues Australia government -- A 10-year-old Iranian boy has launched a landmark legal case against the Australian government.

On the Heels Of Death Threats Coming Out Of Washington, WTC Janitor Has Jersey City Apartment Burglarized -- By Greg Szymanski -- Journalist Wayne Madsen has left Washington over death threats and William Rodriguez, 9/11 truth-seeker, had his apartment burglarized. Both fit the description of the person supposedly targeted by the government.

Danes Tell CIA To Stay Out Of Dutch Airspace -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asked the US government to put a stop to unauthorized flights by the CIA into Danish airspace.

'Transplant safari' charges -- Rich Israelis received illegally trafficked organs from poor Brazilians?

Economic effects of Katrina will be widespread -- Check out this statement in the article: "A mock oil shock conducted in Washington earlier this year envisioned a natural disaster, followed by terror attacks would produce world oil prices above $100 a barrel. The first part of the equation has happened. Some prominent Wall Street voices like Goldman, Sachs & Co. have warned for months that an oil spike as high as $100 a barrel is possible. Even without such a spike, if Katrina proves damaging it could hurt the U.S. economy."

Police chief- Lockerbie evidence was faked -- A FORMER Scottish police chief has given lawyers a signed statement claiming that key evidence in the Lockerbie bombing trial was fabricated. The retired officer - of assistant chief constable rank or higher - has testified that the CIA planted the tiny fragment of circuit board crucial in convicting a Libyan for the 1989 mass murder of 270 people.

You Will Survive Doomsday - FREE download By Bruce Beach -- You will survive doomsday. And here you thought that if it ever happened the bomb would fall right on you. Probably not. It will more likely go like this: Read More!

Blood test for prion diseases reported -- Scientists in Texas report they have found a way to detect abnormal prion protein in blood, an achievement that could lead to the first practical blood test for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and similar diseases in living animals.

Off the Front Lines and Forgotten -- Iraq War veterans return home with excruciating mental and physical ailments -- and the treatment they are able to receive is shoddy at best.

Veterans passing down mood disorders -- Vietnam veterans still suffering from the trauma of their war experiences may have passed on their mental health disorders to their children, research suggests.

REVOLUTION IN EDUCATION - SOVIET STYLE By Charlotte Iserbyt --  "It is important for Americans to become aware of the effects of conditioning, the brain and soul (conscience) killer, which is silently at work in our society 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year."

United States Warns Foreign Governments of 'Impending' Internal Crises While Massive American Troop Movements Continue -- By: Sorcha Faal. Russian Intelligence Analysts are reporting today that the Military Leaders of the United States have communicated to many of the worlds leaders that a ‘crises’ is about to occur in their country and further warning that any ‘outside’ interference into the internal affairs of the United States will be met with ‘swift and sure’ action.

Senator Will Ask Rumsfeld to Testify to Panel on Iraq -- With lawmakers facing tough questions at home about the war in Iraq, Senator John W. Warner, the chairman of the Armed Services Committee, says he intends to summon Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld quickly for a hearing when Congress returns next week.

Bush Text on Katrina, Iraq -- Newscast which ends with admission this is a military hookup.

Remains of Toxic Bullets Litter Iraq -- By Scott Peterson The Christian Science Monitor. The Monitor visited four sites in the city - including two randomly chosen destroyed Iraqi armored vehicles, a clutch of burned American ammunition trucks, and the downtown planning ministry - and found significant levels of radioactive contamination from the US battle for Baghdad.

Police and Tube firm at odds over CCTV footage of innocent Brazilian's shooting -- None of the cameras at the scene of the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell Tube station on 22 July were working, a police document revealed. Cameras on the platform and the train were not operational, officers told the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). The submission by the Metropolitan Police, obtained by ITV News, puts officers at odds with a statement from Tube Lines, the company operating the station.

Blair Expected to Join Carlyle Group -- Tony Blair is expected to join one of the most exclusive groups of businessmen in the world after he leaves Downing Street. The PM is being lined up for a highly lucrative position with the Carlyle Group - an American-based investment giant with strong links to the White House and the defense industry.

U.S. Mint seizes priceless coins -- The U.S. Mint seized 10 Double Eagle gold coins from 1933, among the rarest and most valuable coins in the world, that were turned in by a jeweler seeking to determine their authenticity.

American Legion Declares War on Protestors -- Media Next? -- The American Legion, which has 2.7 million members, has declared war on antiwar protestors, and the media could be next. Speaking at its national convention in Honolulu, the group's national commander called for an end to all “public protests” and “media events” against the war.

Charter Talks in Iraq Reach Breaking Point -- Talks over the Iraqi constitution reached a breaking point on Thursday, with a parliamentary session to present the document being canceled and President Bush personally calling one of the country's most powerful Shiite leaders in an effort to broker a last-minute deal.

Chemtrails - Out Of The Closet -- Introduced in the U. S. Senate on March 1, A. D. 2005, SB 517 calls for a U. S. "Weather Modification Advisory and Research Board" to officially commence operations in October 2005. When passed as expected, this law will make large-scale chemical alteration of the atmosphere legal across a formerly free and beautiful land called America. It's already happening.
Check out the links!

The Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., could face closure if President Bush and Congress accept the recommendations from the Pentagon and a federal base commission. -- In a blow to the nation’s capital, the base closing commission voted Thursday to shut down the Army’s historic Walter Reed hospital and move about 20,000 defense workers miles away from their offices near the Pentagon.

US dismisses Iran nuclear report -- The United States has criticized an independent investigation which found no evidence that Iran was working on a secret nuclear weapons programme. The report said traces of bomb-grade uranium in Iran's nuclear facilities came from contaminated Pakistani equipment, not Iranian activities.

My Experience In Baghdad 2004-2005 -- "A Baghdad MP shares his experiences in Iraq and his thoughts about the Iraq War."

Dutch Lock Up Free-Range Chickens to Halt Bird Flu -- More than 5m free-range chickens were shut indoors yesterday as the Dutch government imposed the most stringent measures in the EU to try to prevent the spread of bird flu.

Study Offers Brain Cancer Hope -- Scientists have demonstrated that an anti-cancer compound can offer hope of new brain cancer treatments.

Bill prohibits coerced drugging of kids -- An education political action committee is promoting a bill in Congress that would withhold federal school funds from states that do not prohibit the forced drugging of students with psychotropic medications.

Men suffer PTSD due to wife's delivery -- Men suffer PTSD due to wife's delivery?? By By Keith Ablow, MD of The New York Times.

Robertson Suggests U.S. Kill Venezuela's Leader -- Mr. Robertson has set off an international firestorm by saying on his television show that the United States should kill the Venezuelan president, Hugo Chávez, a leftist whose country has the largest oil reserves outside the Middle East.

**Former Air Force Capt. Turned Activist Says Pentagon's Actions Towards Depleted Uranium Use 'Beyond Treason' -- By Greg Szymanski-Popular activist-broadcaster, Joyce Riley, hits government 'right between the eyes' with powerful new documentary exposing cover-up of depleted uranium illnesses, leaving Gulf War troops sick and dying. August 24, 2005

Wounded Soldier Enduring Battle with Cancer -- Sgt. Nathan Whaley, an armored vehicle launch bridge commander and squad leader, was shot in Iraq and while receiving treatment he discovered that this was only the first part of a long, bumpy road to recovery.  Read: The Battle!

Military Base Closings - State-by-state list of the base closings and realignments the Pentagon is recommending.

You need to check out this photo!! -- See what some are wearing while listening to Bush say anti-war protests threaten to weaken the United States.

More troops headed to Iraq --US airborne troops headed to Iraq.


Scientists finally discover "War is not good for you"/ BBC News 24 Aug 05 (War trauma 'leaves physical mark') -- Soldiers suffering psychological traumas years after serving in a war also experience poorer physical health, a series of studies suggest.

Nearly 9,000 U.S. troops dead? A NATIONWIDE CALL FOR INFO FROM SURVIVOR -- According to this article: "...DoD lists currently being very quietly circulated indicate almost 9,000 [U.S. military] dead"; this far exceeds the "official" death count of 1,831. How can this be? It's largely because "U.S. Military Personnel who died in German hospitals or en route to German hospitals have not previously been counted."

**Check out the recent Air Force Times -- In Plain Sight?

Bill prohibits coerced drugging of kids -- The bill, H.R. 1790, sponsored by Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., requires that states establish policies and procedures that prohibit school personnel from requiring a child take the popular behavior-modification drugs.

All US military leave has been cancelled ... something big is in the works! -- All military leaves for September and October have been cancelled ... something big is in the works ... there is a buildup of material and equipment ... personnel at draft board offices are waiting for the word to activate.

Televangelist Robertson calls for assassination of Venezuelan president -- "We have the ability to take him out, and I think the time has come that we exercise that ability," Robertson said Monday on the Christian Broadcast Network's "The 700 Club."

PROJECT "ABLE DANGER" -- Recently, there has been revealing news about the U.S. Army's Project "Able Danger," which was established in September 1999 by Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker, then head of the Special Operations Command. Read More...

The dangers of Sucralose/Splenda -- It is important to recognize that Sucralose is not the safe chemical it is being promoted as. I would advise caution as many have started to report adverse reactions to it.

State Of The Art In Legal Privacy Theft - Part 1 by Ted Twietmeyer -- In this series, I'll present the state of the art in privacy theft using technology and product announcements extracted from various sources. It's time for everyone to know about these - not just those who benefit commercially by violating your right to privacy. This series will be an attempt to present extracts on these new systems and technologies, and is not intended to promote them in any way.

Iraq's Assembly Is Given Charter, Still Unfinished -- BAGHDAD, Iraq, Tuesday, Aug. 23 - Iraqi leaders submitted a draft constitution to the National Assembly just before their self-imposed midnight deadline on Monday, but disagreement with Sunni leaders and other, secular Iraqis left the document incomplete, with fundamental issues still in dispute.

Veterans For Peace Road Trips --  They are headed to Crawford!  The Mission of the Veterans For Peace Impeachment Tour is to raise awareness regarding the false and purposely misleading statements the president, vice president and their staff told congress, the United Nations, and the American people. These lies were used to justify war with Iraq. All of them have been proven to be false. We will be touring the country to get signatures on the petition to request congress to open impeachment hearings.  Be sure to check them out!!  Also, made Site of the Day!

Consumers stockpiling avian flu drug -- Sales of antiviral drug surging in Canada and U.S. Concerns that demand could outstrip supply.

Check out the United Nations Website! -- More blue and orange!  Don't forget to check out our "UN Blue and Orange" watch page! (Thanks Sean for sending our way!)

In two shootings by Iraq vets, war stress blamed -- Flashbacks, nightmares, a struggle to reconnect to an old life -- these are all signs of post-traumatic stress disorder that many soldiers suffer from. The Army's surgeon general has said 30 percent of U.S. troops surveyed have developed stress-related mental health problems just months after returning home. A New England Journal of Medicine study found almost 1 in 6 soldiers showing symptoms of mental stress.

Hypocrites and Liars by Cindy Sheehan -- "The media are wrong. The people who have come out to Camp Casey to help coordinate the press and events with me are not putting words in my mouth, they are taking words out of my mouth. I have been known for sometime as a person who speaks the truth and speaks it strongly. I have always called a liar a liar and a hypocrite a hypocrite. Now I am urged to use softer language to appeal to a wider audience. Why do my friends at Camp Casey think they are there? Why did such a big movement occur from such a small action on August 6, 2005?'

Remains of Toxic Bullets Litter Iraq By Scott Peterson The Christian Science Monitor -- In the first partial Pentagon disclosure of the amount of DU used in Iraq, a US Central Command spokesman told the Monitor that A-10 Warthog aircraft - the same planes that shot at the Iraqi planning ministry - fired 300,000 bullets. The normal combat mix for these 30-mm rounds is five DU bullets to 1 - a mix that would have left about 75 tons of DU in Iraq.

Instructions for life -- Nice reading....enjoy the music.

City, county emergency managers, agencies prepare for disaster they hope never comes -- This scene, played out on Saturday, was part of a multi-agency disaster drill designed to help emergency personnel and first responders prepare for the unthinkable. If the real thing ever happens, McAlester and Pittsburg County emergency officials say they are ready.

Doyle signs legislation designating Jan. 17 Gulf War illness day -- Gov. Jim Doyle designated Jan. 17 Gulf War Illness Recognition Day under legislation he signed Wednesday meant to highlight the mystery ailments that plagued many veterans who served in the 1991 conflict.

Radiation Expert Claims High-Radiation Readings Near Pentagon After 9/11 Indicates Depleted Uranium Used -- . By Greg Szymanski / 8-19-5 / High-Ranking Army Officer - Missile Hit Pentagon !


'Able Danger' Stopped From Informing FBI -- Obvious agenda behind these stories --An Army intelligence officer said Wednesday he told staff members from the Sept. 11 commission that a secret military unit had identified two of the three cells involved in the 2001 terrorist strikes more than a year before the attacks.

Health Mystery in New York: Heart Disease -- Death rates from heart disease in New York City and its suburbs are among the highest recorded in the country, and no one quite knows why.

Tells How FBI Higher-Ups 'Shut Him Down' Letting 9/11 Happen By Greg Szymanski -- A Seattle woman who was a close informant of former FBI agent and Al Qaeda hunter John O'Neill during the crucial months prior to the 9/11, said they both provided vital information in an attempt to stop the attack but were blocked by officials in the New York and Washington bureaus every step of the way.

Discover The Real Reason For Marijuana Demonization!! -- Henry Ford's first Model-T was built to run on hemp gasoline and the CAR ITSELF WAS CONSTRUCTED FROM HEMP! On his large estate, Ford was photographed among his hemp fields. The car, 'grown from the soil,' had hemp plastic panels whose impact strength was 10 times stronger than steel; Popular Mechanics, 1941.

Bush Nominates Navy, Air Force Secretaries -- About time they appoint them...about time for what? Bush has chosen Donald Winter, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, to become the Navy's top civilian official. The position has been open since May, when Bush placed Gordon England in the No. 2 Pentagon job of acting deputy secretary of defense.

Get Ready for World War III by Paul Craig Roberts -- "With every poll showing majorities of Americans both fed up with Bush’s war against Iraq and convinced that Bush’s invasion of Iraq has made Americans less safe, the White House moron proposes to start another war by attacking Iran. VP Cheney has already ordered the US Strategic Command to come up with plans to strike Iran with tactical nuclear weapons."

Feds unveil spray probe -- The federal government launched four fact-finding projects into the use of Agent Orange, Agent Purple and other toxic defoliants used at CFB Gagetown over the last 40 years.

Cops use scanner to peer into vehicles for contraband -- The Vehicle and Cargo Inspection System (VACIS) is essentially a truck using a mechanical arm and a "gamma ray" scan to look beneath the steel skin of trucks and cars.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) -- FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children's education records. These rights transfer to the student when he or she reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond the high school level. Students to whom the rights have transferred are "eligible students."

Image of London Bomber Edited into Frame -- (brought forward for today's program) Kevin from Idaho shares his viewpoint on these photos!

Anonymous soldiers making violent arrests Officers operating without ID tags shoving protesters onto buses -- Gaza - Breaking several recent pledges that Israeli evacuation forces would wear nametags during the Gaza withdrawal, more than 1,000 unidentified police officers and soldiers this morning entered the largest Jewish Gaza town and began making violent arrests of residents and protesters.

Shot Brazilian "Did Not Jump Barrier And Run" -- The Brazilian electrician shot dead by police on the London Underground last month was being restrained when he was killed by officers from Scotland Yard's firearms unit, according to documents leaked last night.

Flu pandemic could trigger second Great Depression, brokerage warns clients -- A major Canadian brokerage firm has added its voice to those warning of the potential global impact of an influenza pandemic, suggesting it could trigger a crisis similar to that of the Great Depression.

DU Article - The Ticking Nuke In Bush's White House War Room -- Quietly, and under the radar for now, a movement is growing across the country that could blow up White House war planning and finish off the U.S. adventure in Iraq. That movement is state-by-state legislation to provide for testing of returning National Guard troops for signs of contamination by depleted uranium.

BUSH'S TOP 40 LIES -- The Bush administration's Top 40 Lies about war and terrorism.  Also  "Site of the Day".

What's wrong with this story? -- Arrest In Texas Protest Cross-Up - Waco man allegedly drove pickup through "Camp Casey" memorial.

Even the UK victim was wearing U.N. blue -- ITV News has obtained secret documents and photographs that detail why police shot Jean Charles De Menezes dead on the tube. The Brazilian electrician was killed on 22 July, the day after the series of failed bombings on the tube and bus network.

Verichip for All: Tommy Thompson Has Gone Insane -- Since he became a director of Applied Digital Solutions, a company that manufactures the VeriChip, Tommy Thompson, Bush's former HHS secretary, wants to tag all US citizens like cattle.

Marine Accused in Shooting Pleads Innocent -- A decorated Marine accused of firing a shotgun at a crowd of club-goers pleaded not guilty Monday to attempted murder and other charges and was ordered to be evaluated at a state psychiatric hospital.

Leaders in Iraq Extend Deadline on Constitution -- The Iraqi political process descended toward paralysis on Monday, when leaders failed to meet the deadline for completing the new constitution and voted to give themselves another week to resolve fundamental disagreements over the future and identity of this fractious land.

BREAKING NEWS FROM CAMP CASEY -- At the close of Cindy Sheehan's 10th day of patiently waiting on the President to come out from his vacation ranch to speak to her, an unidentified man premeditated a plan to vandalize the camp.

Russia warns bird flu may spread to Europe -- Russia, which is scrambling to contain a bird flu outbreak in Siberia, warned the world on Monday that migrating birds may export the deadly virus to Europe and the Middle East in coming months.

Tylenol linked to high blood pressure in women -- Women taking daily amounts of non-aspirin painkillers — such as an extra-strength Tylenol — are more likely to develop high blood pressure than those who don’t, a new study suggests.

A Soldier's Thoughts: Lessons Learned -- "What a place Iraq is. You go to bed to the sound of .50 caliber machine gun fire and wake up to 120 degree F (or hotter) temperatures. You get bombed and shot at and you carry a gun and body armor. You get to shoot and kill people too."

USDA finds 1,000 violations of mad cow rules -- Federal food safety inspectors found more than 1,000 instances since 2004 where U.S. meat plants cut corners or violated regulations aimed at preventing the spread of mad cow disease, the U.S. Agriculture Department said Monday.

War in Iraq is losing battle at odds with limited government tradition -- Consider that the majority of U.S. troops from Gulf War One were forced out of the service due to illness, which is only getting far worse in this conflict.

N.D. officials confirm anthrax -- Anthrax cases among North Dakota livestock appear to be moving west.
Dr. Susan Keller, the state veterinarian, said Thursday that a case of anthrax has been reported in Kidder County livestock. She said farmers and ranchers in Burleigh, Logan, Kidder and McIntosh counties should be on the lockout.
Related Article: Anthrax cases cause cattle raisers to act --The outbreak of anthrax among South Dakota cattle might be the worst on record in the state, officials say.

Anthrax on MedlinePlus Health Information -- detailed links to sites for anthrax information!

Gas Prices cheaper than dirt in Venezuela -- check out the gas prices around the world.

Kissinger finds parallels to Vietnam in Iraq -- Former diplomat cites 'divisions in the United States'.

Presumptive Service Connection in VBA Presented to Veterans Disability Benefits Commission VA reference sites -- July 2005 information.

Return of the Fallen -- In response to Freedom of Information Act requests and a lawsuit, the Pentagon this week released hundreds of previously secret images of casualties returning to honor guard ceremonies from the Afghanistan and Iraq wars and other conflicts, confirming that images of their flag-draped coffins are rightfully part of the public record, despite its earlier insistence that such images should be kept secret.

WHAT IS TRANSFORMATION? -- If this new definition of “transformation” sounds complex and obscure, it is. Read this synopsis of the new doctrines of “transformation.”

How You Can Help Cindy Sheehan & Weekend Happenings from Camp Casey -- Read how you can assist CINDY SHEEHAN.

Italy Hastens Troop Withdrawal -- Italy, a month ahead of schedule, has started reducing its presence in Iraq by drawing down the first 130 forces in a planned 300-troop withdrawal, a Rome-based military source said today.

A lingering cloud---Atomic vets: 50 years later -- In 1955, Peder B. Christiansen and about 350 other U.S. servicemen were ordered to stand on a desert ridge about five miles from an atomic bomb blast at the Nevada Test Site as part of what the Pentagon called an effort to dispel the “folklore and superstition” about atomic explosions and radiation hazards. Read More...

The Other Army By Daniel Bergner -- The Department of Defense is reluctant to discuss the role of security companies in Iraq and precisely how it got so big.

Parents are opting out of the military speaking to their kids while at school -- Opt out of your school's military recruitment lists and the Pentagon's illegal database. A Must Read for any parent!

The anti-malarial miracle -- Herb brings the world of big business to rural Chongqing Province - For as long as anyone can remember, this valley's biggest crop has been its tall, thick corn. But in the last two years, a new crop, qinghao, or sweet wormwood, has been crowned king, driven by the tropical world's desperate need for new malaria treatments.

Flu shots may be required in all nursing homes -- New government plan would ensure that elderly patients receive vaccine.

The New GOP Betrays America -- "The biblical truth "Hope deferred makes the heart sick" described my state of mind on July 27, 2005. That was when the House Republican leadership stopped the clock on the CAFTA vote because they didn't like the way it was going. It gets more and more difficult to write about politics. The hope some of us placed in Republicans was misplaced. We had hope they might make a small attempt to lead this nation back to constitutional government: limited government. Hoping Republicans will be conservative, constitutional or less venal than Democrats, however, is hopeless".

Chips Could Track Car Plates -- A controversial plan to embed radio frequency identification (RFID)chips in license plates in the United Kingdom also may be coming to the United States, experts told UPI's Wireless World.

Advice from Billy-Joe: Mauldin -- WARNING!! Public Schools Are Dangerous to Children!!!

Bush slaps down top general after he calls for troops to be pulled out of Iraq -- The top American commander in Iraq has been privately rebuked by the Bush administration for openly discussing plans to reduce troop levels there next year, The Sunday Telegraph has learned.

Psychiatric drug petitions -- read a few of the comments from the victims in these petitions. These petitions wake people up to the horrors of these drugs like nothing else.  (Thanks Monte for sending our way!)

Food For Thought...and Concern -- MONSANTO POSTER THAT TELLS IT ALL -- take a look.

Posse Comitatus Act from the horses mouth -- “Whoever, except in cases and under circumstances expressly authorized by the Constitution or Act of Congress, willfully uses any part of the Army or Air Force as a posse comitatus or otherwise to execute the laws shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than two years, or both.”.

Was he or wasn't he indicted? -- PRESIDENT INDICTED? By Greg Szymanski

Cartoonists Back Cindy, Slam Bush -- The title says it all.

The Murder of Casey Sheehan -- For seven days, Cindy Sheehan has been camped down the road from George Bush's Crawford ranch where the President is on a five-week vacation. Cindy says she will never enjoy a vacation again. Her heart is broken. Her precious son Casey was murdered in George Bush's war on Iraq.

Second drug may be effective against bird flu -- A second influenza drug, GlaxoSmithKline’s Relenza, should be stockpiled in readiness for a feared global pandemic of avian flu, researchers said Thursday.

72,000 PTSD claims being re-evaluated -- The U.S. government is reviewing 72,000 cases in which veterans have been diagnosed with severe post-traumatic stress disorder, claiming that misdiagnosis and fraud have inflated the numbers. Outraged vets say the plan is a callous attempt to cut the costs of an increasingly expensive war.

Depleted Uranium Is WMD by Leuren Moret -- August 09, 2005 - My grandfather, U.S. Army Col. Edwin Joseph McAllister, was born in Battle Creek in 1895. He does not know that his first grandchild is an international expert on depleted uranium. I have worked in two U.S. nuclear weapons laboratories, and in 1991 I became a whistleblower at the Livermore lab. Depleted uranium is very, very, very nasty stuff!! Read More...

Beta-Blockers 'blot out memories' -- A common blood pressure drug could help people who have witnessed traumatic events, such as the London bombings, to block out their distressing memories.
Related Article:
Check out the drug Propranolol (Brand Name: Inderal) -- non-selective beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agent. It has no other autonomic nervous system activity. Propranolol is a competitive antagonist which specifically competes with beta-adrenergic receptor stimulating agents for available beta-receptor sites. When access to beta-adrenergic receptor sites is blocked by propranolol, the chronotropic, inotropic, and vasodilator responses to beta-adrenergic stimulation are decreased proportionately.

White House Ignores File Request By 9/11 Panel -- The Bush Administration is ignoring requests made by members of the 9/11 Commission on what the government is doing to prevent another catastrophic terrorist attack, say former members of the group. They say they are concerned that the Bush Administration and Congress have chosen not to follow through on several of their recommendations.

Setting the stage for bizarre behavior - Army: Mental ills worsen after troops return -- Thirty percent develop problems within four months.

CINDY SHEEHAN BECOMING AN ICON OF OUR TIME -- Now a lone woman who lost her son in an unnecessary war based on Presidential lies is becoming an icon for all those who have grown disgusted by the President of the United States never being held to account for mass murders he and his cronies have engineered. With over 100,000 dead in Iraq the President will have a lot more to answer for than the death of Cindy Sheehan's son, but that son is becoming an iconic stand-in for ALL the innocent dead. And the President refuses to face even this lone mother camped out on his doorstep.

Mother's Protest at Bush's Doorstep Raises the Stakes -- Sheehan, a co-founder of the antiwar group Gold Star Families for Peace, has said she would remain in Crawford until she got to see Bush face to face.

Four Star General Fired For Organizing Coup Against Neo-Cons? -- According to reporter Greg Szymanski, anonymous military sources said that Brynes was the leader of a faction that was preparing to instigate a coup against the neo-con hawks in an attempt to prevent further global conflict.

Amchitka Island cancer spurt reported -- AMCHITKA ISLAND, Alaska, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- People who worked on Alaska's Amchitka Island during nuclear testing more than 30 years ago reportedly are developing radiation-related cancers.

Michael Schiavo: 'Distinguished Guardian of the Year' -- The Florida State Guardianship Association has chosen Michael Schiavo as its "Distinguished Guardian of the Year" for 2005, outraging many in the pro-life community. Schiavo is the former husband of Terri Schiavo, the brain-injured Florida woman whose life ended March 31 by court-ordered dehydration at her husband's request.

Shoot to kill guidelines--Police Chiefs Group Bolsters Policy on Suicide Bombers -- The International Association of Chiefs of Police, which represents the heads of police departments in the United States and across the world, has issued new guidelines saying that officers who confront a suicide bomber should shoot the suspect in the head.

Pentagon devising scenarios for martial law in US -- According to a report published Monday by the Washington Post, the Pentagon has developed its first ever war plans for operations within the continental United States, in which terrorist attacks would be used as the justification for imposing martial law on cities, regions or the entire country.

Virginia Tech hosts earthquake disaster workshop for federal engineers -- “Recent research has shown that regions of the U.S. outside the West Coast, including the central and eastern regions of the nation, have a much higher earthquake threat than previously recognized,” said James Martin, a professor in Virginia Tech’s Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and a primary instructor for the workshop.

Four-star general dismissed from command -- In a rare move, the Army said Tuesday it has dismissed a four-star general who is under investigation for alleged misconduct.

Shutting down of Air Guard bases -- A proposed overhaul of more than two dozen Air National Guard units has emerged as the most contentious issue in the Pentagon's larger plan to close, consolidate or realign hundreds of military sites nationwide.

US Moves To 'Contain China'? - Guess Again -- By Ted Twietmeyer - Is the USA trying to spin a web strong enough to contain China?

9-11 Symposium Press Release! -- To be held SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2005! Click the link for more info!!

Baghdad Mayor Is Ousted by a Shiite Group and Replaced -- Armed men entered Baghdad's municipal building during a blinding dust storm on Monday, deposed the city's mayor and installed a member of Iraq's most powerful Shiite militia.

Anthrax: Saddam's germ war plot is traced back to one Oxford cow -- A BRITISH cow that died in an Oxfordshire field in 1937 has emerged as the source of Saddam Hussain’s “weapons of mass destruction” programme that led to the Iraq war.

Atomic Activity Resumes in Iran Amid Warnings -- Iran resumed sensitive nuclear activities at one of its facilities on Monday, despite warnings from European negotiators that the move would prompt them to refer the case to the United Nations Security Council for punitive action. (Note: blue and orange superimposed)

GM uses slave labor -- In this obscure corner of southern China, General Motors seems to have hit on a hot new formula: $5,000 minivans that get 43 miles to the gallon in city driving. That combination of advantages has captivated Chinese buyers, propelling G.M. into the leading spot in this nascent car market. (Note: blue and orange?)

Four in 9/11 Plot Are Called Tied to Qaeda in '00 -- More than a year before the Sept. 11 attacks, a small, highly classified military intelligence unit identified Mohammed Atta and three other future hijackers as likely members of a cell of Al Qaeda operating in the United States, according to a former defense intelligence official and a Republican member of Congress.

Baghdad suffocates as sandstorm leaves Iraqi capital breathless -- Thousands of people were left suffocating as a massive sandstorm brought life in the war-torn Iraqi capital to a virtual standstill.
Nearly 1,000 cases of suffocation were reported at the city's Yarmuk Hospital which saw one 60-year-old woman die. Read More...

Twenty-Thousand-Per-Month Lobbyist Says: 'Congress WILL Listen!' -- Lobbying HELPS! Urgent Action Alert from Dr. Laibow: Our common health freedom is on the line due to special-interest bills being promoted by irresponsible Congressmen and Congresswomen whom we have elected to office! Visit this website to HELP!!!

BUSH VACATIONS WHILE SOLDIERS DIE By Bill Gallagher -- "The worst commander in chief in American history is relaxing, escaping from reality, and enjoying his five-week vacation down on the ranch. Maybe he should spend a little time reviewing his war plan for prevailing in Iraq, thinking of a way to end the carnage and get U.S. troops home safely."

UPDATES ON CINDY SHEEHAN VISIT TO CRAWFORD -- The Lone Star Iconoclast is covering Saturday's journey to Crawford by several groups, including Veterans For Peace, Military Families Speak Out, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Code Pink, Crawford Peace House, and others.
Related Article: Mr. President, There's Someone Waiting, and Waiting, to See You -- The US President draws anti-war protesters just about wherever he goes, but few generate the kind of attention that Cindy Sheehan has since she drove down the winding road towards George Bush's ranch last weekend to try and tell him face to face to pull all US troops out of Iraq.

Pentagon Expects to Send More Iraq Troops -- Anticipating a new burst of insurgent violence, the Pentagon plans to expand the U.S. force in Iraq to improve security for a planned October referendum and a December election.

DEPLETED URANIUM, ANTHRAX VACCINE AND THE GULF WAR SYNDROME PART 1 of 4 -- Newly Posted Article By Dr. James Howenstine, MD. August 14, 2005 A MUST READ!!

War Plans Drafted To Counter Terror Attacks in U.S. -- The U.S. military has devised its first-ever war plans for guarding against and responding to terrorist attacks in the United States, envisioning 15 potential crisis scenarios and anticipating several simultaneous strikes around the country, according to officers who drafted the plans.

BUSH & CO. FACING PROSECUTION - article by Sherman H. Skolnick -- History repeats. Yet, some in the younger generations do not have the time or patience to look back.

Cindy Sheehan (Mom of Slain GI Holds Vigil in Crawford)-- "The Secret Service is Trying to Intimidate Us". This morning Cindy led dozens of protesters as close as they could get to the ranch; they were stopped by local police about five miles away. Cindy and others plan to stay there throughout Bush’s five-week August vacation until he agrees to meet with her and other family members of soldiers killed in Iraq and answer their questions about the war.

Israel Approves Gaza Pullout as Netanyahu Quits -- Israel's cabinet gave final approval on Sunday to the first evacuations of settlements in the occupied Gaza Strip despite the resignation of Finance Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in protest.

US ARMY TRAINING VIDEO on Depleted Uranium Hazard Awareness -- Why Has Our Military Refused to Show This Training Video To Our Troops Now Serving In Iraq?

*Very important document about DU - The Los Alamos Memorandum --"There has been and continues to be a concern regarding the impact of DU on the environment."
*Silver Bullet: Depleted Uranium -- Very informative website concerning DU.  Be sure to check out our complete list of links concerning DU at:

Are our products our enemy? -- Like the glint of a knife in the dark, a laboratory accident in 1998 helped scientists realize that some chemicals commonly used to make life more convenient can be health hazards. A MUST READ ARTICLE!!

Scientists warn of massive wave -- Could this be what Stan Deyo is talking about? While stressing that there is no indication it could happen soon, Atlantic coastlines in Europe, Africa and the Americas are under threat from a monster wave of Hollywood -- even Biblical -- proportions, scientists have warned.

*Gas testing in New York subways -- Amid heightened anti-terrorism vigilance in New York City's subways, a mammoth Department of Homeland Security-sponsored project starting as early as Saturday will seek to answer how harmful gases might disperse through midtown's streets and the warren of subway tunnels beneath them.
*Sulfur Hexafluoride to be tested in subway system
-- Safety Data Sheet on Sulphur Hexafluride. (this is a .pdf file)

Article: An Apology to the Iraqi People -- This is an apology to the Iraqi people from a hospital medic who cared for some of the most severely injured men, women, children, and babies from both sides of the Vietnam conflict.

John Loftus On Fox TV Claims London Bombings 'Mastermind' Is MI6 Double Agent -- On FOX News Channel's Day Side [29 July], Terrorism Expert John Loftus revealed that Haroon Rashid Aswat, the suspect wanted by British Police for 'masterminding' the July 7th London bombings and July 21st attempted bombings is in fact an asset of MI6, the British Secret Service. According to Loftus, Aswat has been under the protection of MI6 for many years."

Government Hacks Continue To Violate Civil Rights Of Illinois 9/11 Truth Seeker -- Phillip Jayhan is on the Bush administration "watch list" for getting too close to unraveling the U.S. government's shady dealings in 9/11. The victim of constant harassment, his personal privacy and free speech rights have been violated on a weekly basis for more than a year by government thugs who have no respect for the U.S. Constitution.

NOW IT'S CHURCHES VS. BIG PHARMA OVER AUTISM VACCINE -- Just when the controversy over autism and its relationship to vaccines seemed to have quieted down, the issue is heating up again. Washington DC protests, new books, a dashing Kennedy involved in the cause (environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.) and the soft-spoken mother of an autistic child, the Rev. Lisa Sykes, have combined to give the issue a much higher profile.

Elderly to be immunized as part of bioterror drill -- The sight of elderly people lining up for vaccinations, a frequent event here last flu season, will occur again today at several community centers as part of a drill to prepare for a pandemic or biological terror attack.

Mass Immunization Drill Held On South Side -- Would Pittsburgh EMS be ready to give mass vaccinations in the event of a biological attack?

Russia to Give Bird Flu Shots to Troops Participating in Chinese War Games -- Russian troops taking part in Russian-Chinese war games will receive bird flu shots.

Five Counties Take Part in Bioterrorism Drill -- Five metro Atlanta counties are staging bioterrorism drills today.

Military Chases Mystery Infection -- Patients returning from the battlefield with wound infections, pneumonia and other problems caused by a bacteria called Acinetobacter baumannii, which is rarely seen in the United States. Read More...

Statistics prove prescription drugs are 16,400% more deadly than terrorists -- Over 750,000 people actually do die in the United States every year from something far more common and rarely perceived by the public as dangerous: modern medicine.

THE BANK FOR INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENTS CALLS FOR GLOBAL CURRENCY -- The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) released their 75th Annual Report on June 27 to commemorate its founding in 1930. Read More...

China Retreats Now, but It Will Be Back -- Just as a tactical retreat is sometimes useful in winning broader battles, as Sun Tzu wrote 2,500 years ago, the withdrawal of Cnooc Ltd.'s bid for Unocal seems unlikely to derail China Inc.'s economic expansion overseas, and may even hold a few lessons.

DNA Tests Come to Prisoner's Defense -- Luis Diaz says he was never a rapist. So do his children, former wife and colleagues. But in 1980, eight assault victims swore otherwise, and that was enough to send Mr. Diaz, a fry cook and father of three, to prison for life.

Military field manual for resettlement -- Field Manual No. FM 3-19.40 -- MILITARY POLICE INTERNMENT/RESETTLEMENT OPERATIONS. Field Manual (FM) 3-19.40 depicts the doctrinal foundation, principles, and processes that MP will employ when dealing with enemy prisoners of war (EPWs), civilian internees (CIs), US military prisoner operations, and MP support to civil-military operations (populace and resource control [PRC], humanitarian assistance [HA], and emergency services [ES]). FM 3-19.40 is not a standalone manual, and it must be used in combination with other publications. These publications are pointed out throughout the manual, and a consolidated list is provided in the bibliography.

Bush's U.N. Agenda Is Well Under Way -- View the photo of John R. Bolton at the White House on Monday as President Bush announced his appointment to be ambassador to the United Nations. How presidential!

Taser expects surge in sales to Britain's police -- THE US company that makes the stun-gun used in the arrest of one of the London bomb suspects is expecting a surge in sales because of demands that all British police officers be equipped with a Taser.

Bomb suspects driven by Iraq rage -- The five men suspected of trying to explode bombs in London on July 21 were motivated by anger over the Iraq war, not by religion, one of the men has reportedly told Italian judges following his arrest in Rome on Friday.

Leaked emails claim Guantanamo trials rigged -- Leaked emails from two former prosecutors claim the military commissions set up to try detainees at Guantanamo Bay are rigged, fraudulent, and thin on evidence against the accused.

As Their Use Soars, Heart Implants Raise Questions -- More bad "we lied to you" medical news. A little-known heart device, an implantable defibrillator, has been under a spotlight after the recent disclosure that a producer, the Guidant Corporation, did not tell doctors for years that one of its models had a defect that could render it useless.

Italians Say London Suspect Lacks Wide Terrorist Ties -- The suspect arrested here in the failed London bombings of July 21 appears to have been part of an "impromptu" group without ties to any broader terrorist network in Italy, Italian antiterror investigators said Monday.

'8-8' Time Code of August -- This is a quick rundown of what's going on with the 'Super Torch Ritual' (STR) scheme for the current period. There is presently some buzz about the date August 6 coming up, which happens to be one of our 'original' STR key dates and associated with Paris and such. In the STR context it is always a date to be closely watched... pretty much every year.

LONDON BOMBING MASTERMIND IS WORKING FOR BRITISH GOVERNMENT -- On FOX News Channel's Day Side, Terrorism Expert John Loftus revealed that Haroon Rashid Aswat, the suspect wanted by British Police for "masterminding" the July 7th London bombings and July 21st attempted bombings is in fact an asset of MI6, the British Secret Service. According to Loftus, Aswat has been under the protection of MI6 for many years.

Female Troops Face Hostile Fire in Iraq -- The lethal ambush of a convoy carrying female US troops in Fallujah underscored the difficulties of keeping women away from the front lines in a war where such boundaries are far from clear-cut.

*Getting The Power Hour on XM? -- Suggestion from Chris in CT. Read More...

Saudi Arabia’s King Fahd has died -- Saudi Arabia’s King Fahd, who moved his country closer to the United States but ruled the world’s largest oil producing nation in name only since suffering a stroke in 1995, died early Monday, the Saudi royal court said. He was 84.

NEW 9-11, IRAN WAR PLANNED - Cheney's Plan: Nuke Iran -- The Pentagon, acting under instructions from Vice President Dick Cheney's office, has tasked the United States Strategic Command (STRATCOM) with drawing up a contingency plan to be employed in response to another 9/11-type terrorist attack on the United States. READ MORE....

Transition to global government abetted by Bush -- During this time of celebrating our independence, questions are surfacing among conservatives and Christians on positions being taken by President Bush. He is the darling of millions of Americans for his stand on cultural issues. Now, however, well-known Christian leaders are questioning many of the president's positions favorable to world government.

Study Tracks Juvenile Prison Sex Contacts -- Sexual assaults and other illicit incidents of sexual contact are reported at juvenile prisons at 10 times the rate than at adult lockups, a government study finds.

Leaks suggest US military terror trials rigged -- Leaked emails from two former prosecutors suggested the US military commissions to try detainees held at Guantanamo Bay are rigged, fraudulent and thin on evidence, Australian national radio reported.

Another New Face of Terrorism -- One attack was deadly, the other was not. But taken together, the two terrorist strikes that hit London in July highlight a new, more ominous face of terrorism in Europe.

Iran Threatens to Resume Uranium Enrichment -- Iran said Sunday that it would resume activities at one of its nuclear sites, but said it would keep its freeze on a more advanced process needed to make fuel or weapons.

JULY 2005

Roberts Had Larger 2000 Recount Role -- US Supreme Court nominee John Roberts played a broader behind-the-scenes role for the Republican camp in the aftermath of the 2000 election than previously reported - as legal consultant, lawsuit editor and prep coach for arguments before the nation's highest court, according to the man who drafted him for the job.

When Judges Become Criminals -- Irwin Schiff Exposes DOJ & USDC Crimes: Government Conspires To Secure His Conviction--Schiff et al Need Our Help.

Ruins On Mars Around Crater With Ice? By Ted Twietmeyer -- You are seeing something NEVER before revealed by anyone. The image was taken by the European Space Consortium's Mars mission satellite, not NASA.

"DISINFORMATION SYNDROME" AFFLICTS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT -- Officials Routinely Rewarded for Lying and Punished for Telling the Truth.

LAROUCHE WARNS OF CHENEY'S "GUNS OF AUGUST" AGAINST IRAN -- Lyndon LaRouche, on this Wednesday afternoon, issued an international alert, covering the period of August 2005, which is the likely timeframe for Vice President Dick Cheney, with the full collusion of the circles of British Prime Minister Tony Blair, to unleash the recently exposed plans to stage a preemptive tactical nuclear strike against Iran.

CAFTA's Deciding Votes Were Coerced -- It was just before midnight on Wednesday when Representative Robin Hayes capitulated. Mr. Hayes, a Republican whose district in North Carolina has lost thousands of textile jobs in the last four years, had defied President Bush and House Republican leaders by voting against the Central American Free Trade Agreement, or Cafta. But the House speaker, J. Dennis Hastert, told him they needed his vote anyway. If he switched from "nay" to "aye," Mr. Hayes recounted, Mr. Hastert promised to push for whatever steps he felt were necessary to restrict imports of Chinese clothing, which has been flooding into the United States in recent months.

US Military Evicted From Uzbek Air Base/Afghanistan -- Uzbekistan has formally evicted the US from a military base that has served as a hub for its combat operations in Afghanistan, The Washington Post reported on Saturday.

14 year olds in military uniform -- Two high schools in Federal Way will debut Air Force courses this fall. Students as young as 14 will wear uniforms, march in drills with decommissioned guns and get schooled in military history, customs and technology. Course materials are mostly created by the Air Force, and the classes taught by retired officers. Costs will be split between the Air Force and the school district.

Insider says Iran attack plans are being made -- In Washington it is hardly a secret that the same people in and around the administration who brought you Iraq are preparing to do the same for Iran.

South Tower Exit Wounds Tell 911 Tale -- It is crystal-clear that the Boeing 737, not a 767 the Fed Govt. claims, approaching the South Tower has shiny objects attached. The underneath view in the CBC video shows objects on both sides.

'Doomsday' plan approved for House -- Congress approved a plan yesterday that would quickly replace members of the House in the event many die in an attack or disaster.

CAFTA, NAFTA AND THE WTO -- "These trade agreements were sold to Congress, and to the American people, as "Free Trade" agreements. Nothing could be further from the truth. These agreements are actually mountains of regulations, developed and enforced by unelected bureaucrats."

Why Bill Gates Wants 3,000 New Patents -- What would Jefferson think if he were around to visit Microsoft's campus, seeing software patents stacked like pyramids of cannonballs?

For NASA, Misjudgments Led to Latest Shuttle Woes -- In hindsight, it is clear that potential problems with fuel tank foam were played down over the life of the shuttle program.

Texas Minutemen head quits, cites racism in group -- The head of the Texas Minuteman Civil Defense Corps has quit, saying he has been unable to overcome racism among members in Goliad.

Homeland Security To Launch RFID Systems At Border Crossings -- Five border posts with Canada and Mexico will get the systems, to track visitors driving in and out of the U.S.

US Military Hits Ammunition Shortages -- The United States cannot keep up with military demand for ammunition which has more than doubled since the war on terrorism and the invasion of Iraq were launched, according to a Congress watchdog report released Wednesday.

Brazilian did not wear bulky jacket -- Jean Charles de Menezes, the Brazilian shot dead in the head, was not wearing a heavy jacket that might have concealed a bomb, and did not jump the ticket barrier when challenged by armed plainclothes police, his cousin said yesterday.

UK Police will run the Internet -- WIDE-RANGING powers to enable the police to run the internet and the rest of Britain’s information superhighway in the event of a terrorist attack will be unveiled this week.

Energy beam weapon may lower Iraq civilian deaths -- Troops in Iraq will soon be shooting an experimental weapon that fires an invisible beam of energy instead of bullets to repel insurgents without killing civilians.

No Child Left Behind Act-Bad News From Connecticut -- Gov. Jodi Rell of Connecticut took the wrong road when she signed a bill that endorses a plan to sue the federal government over the No Child Left Behind Act.

DoD to Notify Gulf War Vets on Latest Chem Agents Study -- The Defense Department is again sending letters to thousands of Gulf War veterans exposed to low levels of chemical agents contained in munitions destroyed at a weapons depot in Khamisiyah, Iraq, in March 1991.

Anthrax inoculation extension sought -- The Pentagon may continue its voluntary anthrax vaccination program for about another six months, until Jan. 14.

Veterans and Military Health -- Excellent website to find the most recent research articles on Veterans and Military Health!

UNO UPDATE: Comet Tempel1 Debris Threatens Shuttle -- Check out the links in this article.

House Approves CAFTA in 217-215 Vote -- The 217-215 vote just after midnight adds six Latin American countries to the growing lists of nations with free trade agreements with the United States and averts what could have been a major political embarrassment for the Bush administration.

Kentucky - Aspartame Death Capital Of The US -- The letter below is from Sharon Bevins, Mission Possible, Pound, Virginia. An extremely interesting point is she says leukemia should be included in the diseases triggered by aspartame, not knowing that the Italian Study has just proven the point. Read More...

LaserCard Corporation Announces $900,000 Order for OpticalSmart(TM) Cards for Middle Eastern National ID Program -- LaserCard Corporation, today announced that it has received an order for OpticalSmart(TM) cards valued at approximately $900,000 for a national ID card program in the Middle East. This follow-on order is in addition to the previous $1.2 million card order and is intended to meet the program's current card issuance needs.

Massive Explosion Lower Levels Of North Tower On 9/11 -- Two More WTC Workers Come Forward, One Seriously Burned And The Other Hurt While Trapped In Basement Elevator, Both Claiming Massive Explosion Took Place In Lower Levels Of North Tower On 9/11.

GOP star to get chip implant -- Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson has volunteered to get an RFID electronic chip implant to show the world just how safe the new technology is.

NASA Not Fazed by Chipped Shuttle Tile -- NASA said Wednesday that a chipped thermal tile on space shuttle Discovery's belly does not appear to be a serious problem, based on what engineers have seen so far. Could it be a part of a planned project to show the World that more money will need to be poured into the Failing Space Program?

Strange Light May Have Been Exploding Meteorite -- If you think you spotted something unusual in the sky Monday night, you're not alone. People all across Middle Tennessee called in reports of a streak in the sky followed by a loud boom, and experts now think it may have been a meteorite.

Pentagon Blocks Release of Abu Ghraib Images -- Here's Why -- So what is shown on the 87 photographs and four videos from Abu Ghraib prison that the Pentagon, in an eleventh hour move, blocked from release this weekend? Read More...

New Evidence Links Gitmo, Abu Ghraib Torture Tactics -- Military interrogators at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq learned about the use of military working dogs to intimidate detainees from a team of interrogators dispatched from the US detention facility in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, according to court testimony yesterday.

Your Help Needed to Defeat 5 New Anti-Health Freedom Bills! -- Urgent Action Alert from Dr. Laibow: Our common health freedom is on the line due to special-interest bills being promoted by irresponsible Congressmen and Congresswomen whom we have elected to office! Follow the simple instructions to protest the 5 bills via the comfort of the Internet.

Flying The Friendly Skies--This Is America? by Professor James R. Otteson -- July 2002 article but read closely.

Pesticides May Be Sickening School Kids -- Pesticide use in or near U.S. schools sickened more than 2,500 children and school employees over a five-year period, and though most illnesses were mild, their numbers have increased, a nationwide report found.

Bill to Make DHS Sec'y Eighth in Succession -- The Senate approved a bill Tuesday to raise the homeland security secretary from last to eighth place in the presidential line of succession, just after the attorney general. The bills are S. 442 and H.R. 1455.

Missile defense: No thanks, neighbor -- "We don't get it," U.S. ambassador Paul Cellucci confessed after hearing that Canada would not participate in U.S. missile defense plans. His confusion was understandable. Read Why...

The Power of Nightmares: Baby It's Cold Outside -- In the past our politicians offered us dreams of a better world. Now they promise to protect us from nightmares.

The Discovery Shuttle -- Notice the light blue flag has a strange "morphing" color of between red and orange. It is a movement away from red to orange. Thank you Robert!

War of the Colors in Israel-Orange & Blue -- A visitor to Israel at this time may get the impression that the country is in the throes of a contest between two football teams: orange and blue. The use of colors to symbolize the two sides resembles the War of the Roses 450 years ago.

HELP DEFEAT CAFTA!  By Charlotte Iserbyt -- "I point out that what Bush is implementing in this hemisphere is the same communist regional system (regionalism is communism) and can be similarly referred to as The New American Soviet."

'Raging Grannies' Seek to Enlist -- Arizona Women Want to Go to Iraq!!

ISRAELI Prime minister’s son ARRESTED TODAY -- ttorney General Mazuz announces Tuesday that Knesset Member Omri Sharon, Ariel Sharon’s son, will be charged with serious offences in connection with illegal political fundraising, after efforts to arrange plea bargain fail.


Brain cancer linked to nerve agent -- For the first time, a study has found an increase in brain cancer deaths among Gulf War veterans who might have been exposed to the nerve agent sarin by the destruction of Iraqi weapons in 1991.

Prime Minister's Office: Orange is becoming a "stain" on society -- The color orange is becoming a stain, Director of the Strategic Coordination Staff in the Prime Minister's Office Brig.-Gen. (Res.) Eival Giladi told Army Radio Thursday morning. (Don't forget to check out our UN Blue and Orange Watch Page!)

Orange vs. blue -- Israel is divided these days by colors. Orange belongs to the right-wing opponents of prime minister Ariel Sharon, protesting his "disengagement" plan to remove the Jewish settlements from the Gaza strip and northern West Bank next month. They appropriated the color from Ukraine's pro-democracy camp, which successfully overturned a sham election. The pro-disengagement crowd took blue, or blue-and-white like the Israeli national flag, as its emblem.

Shuttle Astronauts 'Out To Launch' -- Check out the interactive gallery which has a U.S. flag with orange white and blue.

Eisenhower's final  speech from the Oval Office -- raising the issue of the Cold War and role of the U.S. armed forces.  More info on Dwight D. Eisenhower For audio (click here). (Thanks to Dr. Roerich for sending our way.)

Paul Harvey's Tribute to Slavery, Nukes, Genocide -- Radio personality Paul Harvey, one of the most widely listened to commentators in the United States, presented his listeners on June 23 with an endorsement of genocide and racism that would have been right at home on a white supremacist shortwave broadcast.

Brazilians Demand Arrest Over Killing -- Hundreds of relatives and friends of a Brazilian shot to death in London after being mistaken for a terrorist marched along the cobblestone streets of his hometown Monday, demanding the arrest of the British police who fired the fatal shots.

As Recruiting Suffers, Military Reins In Abuses at Boot Camp -- "We will hunt down and prosecute those who mistreat recruits," said Col. Kevin Shwedo, chief of operations for the Army's recruitment and training command.

Image of London Bomber Edited into Frame -- Kevin from Idaho shares his viewpoint on these photos!

WHAT TO DO IF A NUCLEAR DISASTER IS IMMINENT! -- This guide is for families preparing for imminent terrorist or strategic nuclear attacks with expected severe destruction followed by widespread radioactive fallout downwind.

Anthrax vaccine under fire --Refusal rate concerns military; troops speak out

Is Your Printer Spying On You? -- Imagine that every time you printed a document, it automatically included a secret code that could be used to identify the printer -- and potentially, the person who used it. Sounds like something from an episode of "Alias," right? Read More....

Ban On Indian Ayurvedic Drugs In Canada -- The drug regulatory agency in Canada , Health Canada has warned the consumers not to use certain ayurvedic medicinal products from India, based on the recent controversial JAMA study report accusing Indian Ayurvedic drugs of containing high levels of toxic metal content.

Mystery illness kills at least 17 Chinese -- An unidentified illness has killed 17 farmers and sickened 41 others in southwestern China after they butchered sick pigs or sheep, China's official news agency said Sunday.

Was a "Bomber" Superimposed onto Metropolitan Police Surveillance Camera Photo? -- see the CCTV image circulated by the Metropolitan Police.

How Black Ops Staged the London Bombings by Fintan Dunne -- Staged terror events --like magic tricks-- rely on misdirection to throw people off the track. To uncover how the London bombings were carried out by a Western black operations team, we must see through the key misdirections they built into the operation.

Two 16 year old girls abducted by Homeland Security -- They've vanished into the netherworld of a Homeland Security gulag and their story has already disappeared from the headlines, but the shocking case of two 16-year-old girls from New York City arrested a month ago ought to inspire outrage among every American worthy of the name. Since the government's reasons for the girls' imprisonment could apply to virtually any teenager, it should also spark fear.

Regrets, but No Apology, in London Subway Shooting -- The British police on Sunday defended the killing of an innocent man on a subway train and a shoot-to-kill policy as Britain's political establishment rallied around the policies of Prime Minister Tony Blair in his antiterror campaign.

Mercury in Vaccines: The Appalling Truth Revealed -- Nothing could expose the truth about the drug industry's greed and selfishness more than this must-read Rolling Stone piece by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. He begins with a summary of a secret meeting held in the isolated Simpsonwood conference center in Norcross, Georgia ... Read More!

CAFTA's Threats to U.S. Independence -- with supporting quotes directly from the CAFTA agreement as publicly available on

Blair Is Unfit to Be Prime Minister By John Pilger -- Terror and the UK - The senseless repercussions of interventions in Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine demand that we renew our anger at our leaders. Our troops must come home. We owe it to all those who died in London on 7 July.

America Accuses Iran of Complicity in World Trade Center Attack -- Iran gave free passage to up to 10 of the September 11 hijackers just months before the 2001 attacks and offered to co-operate with al-Qa'eda against the US, an American report will say this week.

White House Aims to Block Legislation on Detainees -- The Bush administration in recent days has been lobbying to block legislation supported by Republican senators that would bar the US military from engaging in "cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment" of detainees, from hiding prisoners from the Red Cross, and from using interrogation methods not authorized by a new Army field manual.

Britain Says Man Killed by Police Had No Tie to Bombings -- The man was identified by police as a 27-year-old Brazilian, described by officers as an electrician on his way to work.

GOP candidate calls for impeachment -- A Congressional candidate who wants to impeach President Bush insists he can win the Republican primary. Dennis Morrisseau, 62, of West Pawlet, plans to seek the Republican nomination to run for U.S. House of Representatives. The seat is being vacated by Rep. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt., who plans a run for the U.S. Senate.

Calling a Traitor a Traitor and being done with it -- In time of war, an American has given the name of a undercover CIA agent of the United States to the media. An agent of that media Novak has then published that name blowing the cover of one of the CIA's covert front companies and potentially blowing the cover of all who worked there, visited there or previosly worked with those who worked their.

UK police ask for tough new powers -- Police last night told Tony Blair that they need sweeping new powers to counter the terrorist threat, including the right to detain a suspect for up to three months without charge instead of the current 14 days.

White House Won't Show All Roberts Papers -- The Bush administration does not intend to release all memos and others documents written by Supreme Court nominee John Roberts during his tenure with two Republican administrations, a White House representative said Sunday.

NO Video of 3 Bombers in London Subway Cars? -- If the London Police CANNOT produce those videos they SHOULD possess, the accused 4 men, 3 supposedly with rucksack bombs, were NOT on the Underground train cars, did NOT detonate bombs!

Cystic fibrosis defect in mice corrected with turmeric extract -- Scientists at The Hospital for Sick Children and Yale University School of Medicine have found that a compound in the spice turmeric corrects the cystic fibrosis defect in mice. This research is reported in the April 23, 2004 issue of the journal Science.

Massive dust cloud heads to U.S. -- An enormous, hazy cloud of dust from the Sahara Desert is blowing toward the southern United States, but meteorologists do not expect much effect beyond colorful sunsets.

Massive flu outbreak could happen at any moment, WHO warns -- The world could at any time be faced with a massive flu outbreak like those in 1918 or 1968 that killed tens of millions of people, the World Health Organization warned, urging countries to be prepared.

Details of US microwave-weapon tests revealed -- VOLUNTEERS taking part in tests of the Pentagon's "less-lethal" microwave weapon were banned from wearing glasses or contact lenses due to safety fears. The precautions raise concerns about how safe the Active Denial System (ADS) weapon would be if used in real crowd-control situations.

Man shot was not linked to London terror attacks -- The man shot dead by police in south London yesterday is not connected to attempted terror attacks on the capital, Scotland Yard said today.

Siberian bird flu alarms Russia -- Bird flu has hit poultry in a Siberian village, in Russia's first case of the disease for more than 15 years.

3,400 Airspace Violations Since 9/11 -- Pilots flew into restricted airspace 3,400 times across the country in the three years following the Sept. 11 attacks (search), according to a congressional report that says the government needs to better coordinate its response to such violations.

Lawmakers Focus on Patriot Act Extension -- Congress forged ahead Thursday with legislation to extend the USA Patriot Act, the nation's main anti-terrorism tool, as televisions in the Capitol beamed images of a new attack in London.

Pentagon seeks higher age limit for recruits -- Faced with major recruiting problems sparked by troop deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon has asked Congress to raise the maximum age for U.S. military enlistees from 35 to 42 years old.

House Votes to Extend Patriot Act -- The House voted to extend indefinitely the anti-terrorist USA Patriot Act, while limiting to 10 years two provisions of the law that have become linchpins in the ongoing congressional debate: allowing federal agents to use roving wiretaps and to search library and medical records.

Mother Cleared of Killing a Baby -- TWO people jailed in so-called "shaken baby" cases were cleared by the Court of Appeal today and a third had his murder conviction reduced to manslaughter.

Police Begin Checking Bags on NYC Subways -- Police on Thursday began random searches of bags and packages carried by people entering city subways, a new security measure announced after another round of bomb attacks in London.

No One Hurt in Coordinated London Blasts -- Three bomb explosions have hit London Underground trains, and a further bomb destroyed a bus in the city centre.

House Poised to Reauthorize USA Patriot Act -- The House of Representatives, ignoring protests from civil liberties groups and some conservatives, moved on Thursday to renew the USA Patriot Act giving the government unprecedented powers to investigate suspected terrorists.

The Missing Facts On Missing Children -- The Justice Department for years has violated an act of Congress by refusing to reveal how many lost, runaway and kidnapped children have been reported to the FBI, a policy that has turned America's missing youth into a state secret. The FBI says such information is confidential.

Army looking into use of lifesaving lung device that lacks FDA approval -- Spurred by American military doctors’ success with an experimental artificial lung on soldiers wounded in Iraq, officials at the top levels of the Army’s medical command are now investigating U.S. use of the new device, Army officials said this week. Read More...

Why do you suppose the 'anti-pullout' protesters in Israel wear orange AND sleep in blue tents?

Thanks to Cherie for sending.  Be sure to click on the above link for More UN Blue and Orange!

The American Community Survey  -- This booklet shows the content of The American Community Survey Questionnaire. (warning: this is a .pdf file)

Troops divided on getting voluntary vaccine shots -- About half of the service members and civilian workers offered anthrax vaccinations under the Pentagon’s temporary, voluntary program are accepting the shots — and the other half are saying, “No, thanks.”

Protect Your Right to Take Dietary Supplements -- Recall elected representatives who submit overly onerous, restrictive legislation.

CDC reports 25 West Nile cases in 11 states -- The annual invasion of West Nile virus has sickened 25 people in 11 states and caused one death so far this summer, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today. Colorado leads the list with 7 cases, followed by South Dakota with 5 and Arizona with 3, according to an article in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The single death occurred in Missouri.

Two soldiers found dead at house on Fort Polk -- U.S. Army officials at Fort Polk today released the names of two soldiers found dead at their residence at the post. Read More...

Lawyer: Padilla can be detained without charges -- A government lawyer contended Tuesday that President Bush has the authority to indefinitely imprison former Chicago gang member and accused terrorist Jose Padilla without charges even though Padilla is an American citizen who was captured in the United States.

PRESS RELEASE: Christopher Bollyn-American Free Press -- To honor the memory of the victims of 9/11, William Rodriguez, last survivor from the World Trade Center, will speak at the Schaumburg Township District Library, near Chicago, on Sunday, August 21, 2005, from 2 to 5 p.m.

Ron Paul on Cafta and Codex -- The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the Central American Free Trade Agreement in the next two weeks, and one little-known provision of the agreement desperately needs to be exposed to public view. CAFTA, like the World Trade Organization, may serve as a forum for restricting or even banning dietary supplements in the U.S.

RATIONING by Michael Rupert -- In previous stories, reprinted from the Financial Times, we commented on how the International Energy Agency had apparently dusted off plans for rationing to be imposed (with the full authority of government and the UN) in nations which had signed the original UN treaty in 1974 or joined later. Read More...

CFR's Plan To Integrate The US, Mexico & Canada -- The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has just let the cat out of the bag about what's really behind our trade agreements and security partnerships with the other North American countries. A 59-page CFR document spells out a five-year plan for the "establishment by 2010 of a North American economic and security community" with a common "outer security perimeter."

Push for more uranium -- The Federal Government is hoping to seal a deal to sell uranium to China within 12 months and expects uranium exports to double.

Murdoch lauds US alliance -- Mr Murdoch, chairman and chief executive officer of News Corporation, parent company of News Ltd, which publishes the Herald Sun and, told a business audience in Washington that Australia and the US worked best together when united by a crisis.

Merck starts Vioxx defense -- Merck & Co. began defending the first of more than 3,500 state and federal lawsuits over its once popular arthritis drug Vioxx in a south Texas courtroom Thursday, enacting a case-by-case strategy analysts expect will limit what the company might have to pay.

More deaths as a result of "Big Pharma" -- 2 More Women Die After Abortion Pills. Two more California women have died after taking abortion pills, and federal drug regulators say they suspect bacterial infections as the cause.

Nerve gas tests revealed -- Scientists and soldiers crawled through terrain contaminated with deadly VX nerve agents and exposed themselves to the dangerous chemicals to understand how they worked, documents obtained by the Toronto Star show. Military officials say the tests, done in the 1950s and `60s and involving up to 75 people, would never be allowed today.

Retired Gen. William Westmoreland dies at the age of 91 -- Retired Gen. William Westmoreland, who commanded U.S. forces during the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968 and advocated a strong military buildup at a time when American casualties were mounting, has died.

Hewlett-Packard to Cut 14,500 Jobs -- Personal-computer maker Hewlett-Packard Co. on Tuesday said it will cut 14,500 jobs, about 10 percent of its full-time staff, as part of a restructuring plan designed to save $1.9 billion annually and boost business performance.

"Radar through walls?" -- Introducing the second generation through wall motion detection radar for enhanced tactical entry RadarVision® 2, an FCC certified UWB radar device is targeted towards United States law enforcement tactical teams, for whom detailed, highly accurate information can improve both the effectiveness and safety of a tactical entry.

Fluoride Industry - Cancer & Low IQ -- Is fluoride in the water safe or even beneficial ? Fluoride is a toxin a little less toxic than arsenic and more toxic than lead. 90 percent of fluoridated water in the United States has never been tested and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made fluoride illegal to dump at sea as it is a hazardous waste. However its in your water.

HR 3156 -- New Anti-nutriments bill presented in Congress -- Who is Coming to Dinner at Susan Davis' Table?

Royal Raymond Rife - WHO WAS THIS MAN? WHY IS THE DRUG INDUSTRY SO AFRAID OF HIM? -- Get ready for a shock. We urge you to keep an open mind and reserve judgment until you read all the facts. This is the true story of the use of deceit, arson, sabotage, and murder to deliberately bury what doctors called the end to all disease.

Former Vietnam Combat and Commercial Pilot Firm Believer 9/11 Was Inside Government Job -- The government may have fooled millions of Americans with its cockamamie official story, but the former fighter pilot who flew over 100 combat missions in Vietnam and who sat for 35 years in the cockpit for Pan Am and United, wasn’t one of them.

Small Arms Inflict Huge Toll -- 500,000 people a year are killed by portable weapons such as handguns, rifles, grenades and bombs. Canada supports United Nations treaty to reduce the illegal flow of arms to world's conflict zones.

Finger Scanning At Disney Parks Causes Concern -- Tourists visiting Disney theme parks in Central Florida must now provide their index and middle fingers to be scanned before entering the front gates.

Calif. Girl Faces Felony Assault Charge -- An 11-year-old girl who threw a rock to defend herself as neighborhood boys pelted her with water balloons is being prosecuted on a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon.

Unborn babies carry pollutants, study finds -- Unborn U.S. babies are soaking in a stew of chemicals, including mercury, gasoline byproducts and pesticides, according to a report released on Thursday.

Bad Hair Days Cause Grief For Many Women -- Summer is a time when people let their hair down and enjoy the warmer weather after a bleak winter, yet bad hair days are threatening to let down women and keep many indoors preventing them from enjoying social activities, according to a recent study.

Londoners Suspicious Of Station Closures Before Blasts -- take a look at some of the comments.

Can Washing Dishes Really Harm Your Health? -- In case you missed it, a study by the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University showed that washing dishes by hand and using an antibacterial dishwashing liquid soap, has unintended consequences. Specifically, the chemical triclosan contained in the soap was found to interact with chlorinated water to produce significant amounts of chloroform.

Not Enough Caskets for the Iraqi Dead -- Coffin makers are unable to keep up with the demand for caskets in Iraq where tens of people die every day due to the continual armed attacks and bombings.

New Inhibitors Block Anthrax Toxin -- In the fall of 2001, anthrax-contaminated letters sent through the mail caused 11 cases of inhalation anthrax, 5 of which were fatal. This bioterrorist attack focused national attention on the need for new ways to treat the previously uncommon infection, which is caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis.

How the U.S. Government Exposed Thousands of Americans to Lethal Bacteria to Test Biological Warfare -- The Homeland Security Department last month released what they said was nontoxic gas into New York's Grand Central Station to trace how chemicals might flow through the terminal in a terrorist attack.

London Patsies: A Replay Of The Pristine 9/11 Passport -- It turns out, if you believe the Brooklyn Bridge is for sale, that actual IDs of bombers were found in separate piles of rubble at the sites of the blasts.

Are We, the People, the Enemy? by Nancy Levant -- It would appear that we are living amidst a renegade and conquering system, and so my question is this – what happens when they (not us) pass the Patriot Act II? Will the millions who have spoken out against this renegade system be jailed? Will our computers be confiscated? Will our ability to drive a car and to have mobility rights be denied in 2008 when the Real ID system is enforced?

Report on Atlanta Court Killings Is Said to Lead to Firing of Deputies -- Four months after a prisoner escaped and killed three people at the Fulton County Courthouse, Sheriff Myron Freeman has started termination proceedings against more than 10 deputies and officers whose actions have been criticized in the shootings, the president of the deputies' union said Wednesday.

British Police Seek Suspected Ringleader of Bomb Attacks -- A man was seen on videotape meeting with the four suspected bombers at a train station just before the explosions.

Significant Anthrax Immunization Complications Court Decision in favor of a Vet (Docket for 04A988) -- So now, ALL Veterans have DIRECT access to the Federal Courts should they desire to appeal the decision of any military board denying the Veteran a claim for money damages.

CAFTA Will Destroy Health Freedom in the United -- CAFTA must be stopped in part because its passage will contribute enormously to the success of the new global CODEX rules. It is imperative that we contact our representatives in Congress to STOP PASSAGE OF CAFTA. Congress returned on Monday, July 11, 2005, and a vote on CAFTA COULD TAKE PLACE THIS WEEK.

Al-Qaida nukes already in U.S. -- According to captured al-Qaida leaders and documents, the plan is called the "American Hiroshima" and involves the multiple detonation of nuclear weapons already smuggled into the U.S. over the Mexican border with the help of the MS-13 street gang and other organized crime groups.

EU laws on sale of vitamins 'valid' -- Controversial new European laws which could outlaw thousands of vitamin and mineral supplements were upheld by European Court judgesy. The European Court of Justice rejected British health food industry claims that the proposed Food Supplements Directive, coming into force on August 1, breaches EU rules.

White flour contains diabetes-causing contaminant alloxan -- You may want to think twice before eating your next sandwich on white bread. Studies show that alloxan, the chemical that makes white flour look "clean" and "beautiful," destroys the beta cells of the pancreas. That's right; you may be devastating your pancreas and putting yourself at risk for diabetes, all for the sake of eating "beautiful" flour. Is it worth it?

Experts to Consider Withdrawal of Asthma Drugs -- A panel of lung experts is being convened on Wednesday to advise the government on whether three popular asthma drugs should stay on the market.

DU - States Take Action to Protect Their Soldiers and Veterans -- Louisiana recently passed legislation giving all returning veterans the right to get a best practices health screening test for exposure to depleted uranium. Interviewed here is Bob Smith, one of the activists that helped make this bill possible.

In First of Many Vioxx Cases, a Texas Widow Prepares to Take the Stand -- Carol Ernst's sadness is evident when she speaks of her husband. Ms. Ernst, 60, is the widow of Robert Ernst, who died in his bed on May 6, 2001, in Keene, Tex., a town about 25 miles south of Fort Worth. On Thursday, opening arguments will begin in a lawsuit she and Mr. Ernst's two children have brought against Merck, the giant drug maker, claiming that Merck's painkiller Vioxx caused Mr. Ernst's heart to stop.

Is Your Community Being Transformed -- "I'm from the government; I'm here to help," is a phrase that should raise warning flags for individuals and for elected officials in every community. But what is the reaction when a private, not-for-profit foundation appears, and says "we want to help improve your town."

Bush Intel Chief Doing Intel For CNOOC -- The involvement of Langdon in what can easily become Washington's newest Bush scandal underscores the world of quid pro quos inside the DC beltway, and raises the question once again of whether the laws concerning lobbying are being properly enforced...Read More!

Update from Alliance for Natural Health -- The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg today announced that it is upholding most aspects of the controversial EU Food Supplements Directive, after a landmark legal challenge by the Alliance for Natural Health.

Evidence mounts of a UN massacre in Haiti -- In the early morning hours of July 6, more than 350 UN troops stormed the seaside shantytown of Cite Soleil in a military operation with the stated purpose of halting violence in Haiti. Please contact as many of the following as you have time to and tell them that the killing must stop. Read More...

Antiwar Soldier Arrested in Iraq -- A soldier who is currently serving as a member of the 860th MP Company of the Arizona National Guard patrolling the streets of Baghdad, has been arrested. Read More...

Fingerprints found on London bomb -- A former senior U.S. official tells NBC News that British investigators have some possible leads in Thursday bombings. He says British intelligence has told U.S. intelligence that investigators have picked up fingerprints from the bomb materials — but they can't be certain yet that the fingerprints are those of the bombers.

One in Six Countries Facing Food Shortage -- One in six countries in the world face food shortages this year because of severe droughts that could become semi-permanent under climate change, UN scientists warned yesterday.

Article referenced on today's show: The Angel in the Whirlwind -- Inaugural Speech of George Walker Bush 43rd President of the United States.

VITAMINS BAN ON HORIZON - CALL CONGRESS NOW! by Devvy Kidd -- What this means, in the United States, is that as soon as CAFTA (Central American Free Trade Agreement) passes the House of Representatives (it has already passed the Senate), the US government will be forced, by the terms of that CAFTA agreement, to restrict vitamin and supplement sales...Read More...

Cell phone links disabled in New York tunnels -- Cellular phone service has been shut off in four busy New York commuter tunnels since last week's deadly blasts in London, officials said on Monday.

Police Raid 5 Residences in North England -- Police raided five residences in northern England on Tuesday in connection with London's deadly terrorist bombings, Scotland Yard said.

American Base In Israel? -- "Many have written asking me about the Barry Chamish Report of the American Base here in Israel. Barry and I went there today and I can tell you that it is there. In fact, it isn’t even being hidden, but how would they hide such a thing anyway".


Italy Sets Date To Pull Troops Out Of Iraq -- Italy's prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, yesterday confirmed that he would start pulling his country's troops out of Iraq within two months.

London Terrorists Used Military Explosives -- The Times of London reports Tuesday that a single bombmaker using high-grade military explosives is believed to be responsible for building the four devices that killed more than 50 people last week.

Neuron Network Goes Awry, and Brain Becomes an IPod -- Musical hallucinations were invading people's minds long before they were recognized as a medical condition. "Plenty of musical composers have had musical hallucinations," Dr. Aziz said.

Military-Quality Explosives Suspected in London Blasts -- British investigators believe that the 10-pound bombs used in the coordinated terrorist attacks here contained "military quality" high-grade explosives, British and European counterterrorism officials said Monday.

At White House, a Day of Silence on Rove's Role in C.I.A. Leak -- Officials faced a barrage of queries about whether a top adviser disclosed an undercover operative's identity.

Exploding Autism Epidemic Tied To Greed Of Pharmaceutical Companies -- in June both houses of the New York State Legislature passed an act that, beginning in mid-2008, would prohibit further sale or use of the mercury compound thimerosal in vaccines for children younger than 3, and for inoculating pregnant women. The office of Gov. George Pataki has said he's still pondering whether to sign the legislation into law.

"Ford's Model T, which went 25 miles on a gallon of gasoline -- and it was more fuel efficient than the current Ford Explorer sport-utility vehicle -- which manages just 16 miles per gallon." (Older article (2003) but worth the read).

For Immediate Release: Scientific Panel Investigating Nine-Eleven -- "We have found strong evidence that the "terrorist attacks" of that day were essentially staged events in which the main elements were aircraft substitution and the controlled demolition of the WTC towers. Our conclusions are now certain enough to be shared with the media - without fear of any meaningful contradictions.

Why Plastics Can Make You Sick -- A controversy regarding the safety of low-dose effects of bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used to make hard, clear plastics such as those found in baby bottles, food-storage containers and the lining of soda cans, has reached the forefront in America. A Must Read!!

BPA and Plastic Lab Animal Cages -- When Disaster Strikes: Rethinking Caging Materials.

Tracing U.S. Livestock May Get Jump Start -- A nationwide, industry-run system for tracking livestock will be operating by January, a cattlemen's group said Thursday, less than two weeks after the government confirmed a new case of mad cow disease.

Driver of bombed London bus: Subway blasts diverted my route -- The driver of a double-decker bus in which 13 people were killed by a terrorist bomb said Friday that he had been diverted from his route because of the explosions on the subway.

Police puzzled by bus bomb -- THE bomb that blew up a double-decker London bus, killing 13 people, was the "odd one out" among Thursday's four deadly attacks and throws up puzzling questions that will be central to the investigation.

'Al Qaeda': How the Pentagon/ CIA Made an 'Enemy' -- The G8 must seize the opportunity to address the wider issues at the root of such atrocities.

U.S. Says It Will Release American Held in Iraq -- Military officials have agreed to free an aspiring American filmmaker who has been imprisoned without charge at a U.S. military detention center in Iraq.

Guantanamo Bay Base Commander Dismissed -- The commanding officer of the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was relieved of his duties Saturday after he was accused of inappropriate management practices, a Navy spokesman said.

U.S. ENCOURAGES REGIME CHANGE IN SYRIA -- The United States has begun supporting Syrian dissidents in their drive to topple the regime of President Bashar Assad.

Matt Cooper's Source -- What Karl Rove told Time magazine's reporter.

Intelligence chief's power out of bounds -- American society changed dramatically late last month when the U.S. Supreme Court, in its now-famous (or infamous) decision of Kelo v. City of New London, relegated private property rights to junior status behind not only government whim but also corporate desire. Not since before the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215 A.D. had private property rights in Western civilization suffered such a body blow. The impact of this decision on America's economic, social and political landscapes will be dramatic, deep and long-lasting.

Emami Kashani calls Al-Qaeda ‘illegitimate child of U.S. and Israel’ -- Interim Friday Prayer Leader of Tehran Ayatollah Mohammad Emami Kashani said in his second sermon, "Al-Qaeda is the illegitimate child of the United States and Israel."

Police hunt 'mercenary' terror gang recruited by al-Qa'ida -- Police and intelligence agents are investigating the theory that a gang of white "mercenary terrorists" was hired by al-Qa'ida to carry out last week's devastating attacks on London.

Clarke set to rush through emergency arrest powers -- Ministers are expected to rush through measures to arrest and detain suspects accused of acts associated with terrorism as an immediate reaction to yesterday's bombings. A draft Bill outlined in the Queen's Speech in May set out plans to create offences to bring more terror suspects before the courts and is expected to lead to convictions for those accused of acts preparatory to terrorism.

Italy debates new anti-terrorism measures -- Italy is debating whether it needs new tools to deal with terrorism following the London bombings, like specialised judges, incentives for informants and faster expulsion of illegal immigrants.

Help mobilize 10, 000 counter-recruiting activists for the new schoolyear -- Take action today to Stop the Draft before it starts!!

Email spying 'could have stopped killers' -- Millions of personal email and mobile phone records could be stored and shared with police and intelligence officials across Europe to help thwart terrorist attacks.

London Underground Bombing 'Exercises' Took Place at Same Time as Real Attack -- A consultancy agency with government and police connections was running an exercise for an unnamed company that revolved around the London Underground being bombed at the exact same times and locations as happened in real life on the morning of July 7th.

London Bombers Were Probably British, Says U.K. Ex-Police Chief -- Terrorists behind the London bomb attacks that killed at least 50 people on Thursday are ``almost certainly British-born'' and probably well educated, according to John Stevens, the former head of the city's police force.

Leaked No 10 dossier reveals Al-Qaeda’s British recruits -- AL-QAEDA is secretly recruiting affluent, middle-class Muslims in British universities and colleges to carry out terrorist attacks in this country, leaked Whitehall documents reveal.

CCTV cameras on the bus that blew up were not working? -- the investigation received a serious setback when it was discovered the CCTV cameras on the bus that blew up were not working so detectives will not get vital images of the bomber.

US imposes controls on a new security threat - birdwatchers -- US security agents have come up with a new target for increased scrutiny in their battle against terrorism: birdwatchers. Birdwatchers in certain areas are being forced to provide photographic identification, submit themselves to background checks, and even pay for a police escort.

Connecticut DU testing now the LAW! -- Connecticut is now the second state in the nation to challenge the validity of the tests the federal government uses to check military personnel for ingested or inhaled depleted uranium dust from U.S. munitions explosions.

So, Mr. Bremer, Where Did All the Money Go? -- At the end of the Iraq war, vast sums of money were made available to the US-led provisional authorities, headed by Paul Bremer, to spend on rebuilding the country. By the time Bremer left the post eight months later, $8.8bn of that money had disappeared. Ed Harriman on the extraordinary scandal of Iraq's missing billions.

Iraq Signs Military Pact with Iran -- Iraq signed a military pact with Iran on Thursday in a breakthrough with a former foe, but al Qaeda said it would kill Egypt's kidnapped envoy and attack more diplomats to stop the government winning international support.

Florida Prosecutors Receive Limbaugh's Medical Records -- A Florida judge released some medical records of the conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh to prosecutors on Wednesday, allowing them to move forward in a long-stalled investigation into whether Mr. Limbaugh illegally bought painkillers.

Calif. Guard Probed by US -- Military authorities yesterday began investigating whether a California National Guard unit was created to spy on citizens, as dozens of demonstrators confronted Guard officials while armed soldiers stood by.

From Filmmaker in Los Angeles to Iraq Detainee -- Cyrus Kar an Aspiring documentary maker from Los Angeles arrested by Iraqi security forces. Mr. Kar has been held in what his relatives and their lawyers describe as a frightening netherworld of American military detention in Iraq - charged with no crime but nonetheless unable to gain his freedom or even tell his family where he is being held.

Half of U.S. Military Personnel Refuse Anthrax Shot -- Half of U.S. military and civilian personnel offered anthrax vaccinations under a voluntary program that began in May have refused the inoculation, according to figures released yesterday to Global Security Newswire by a Defense Department agency.

UK blasts 'eerie reminder' of Sept. 11 - Giuliani -- Former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was in London on Thursday when four bomb explosions rocked the British capital, and said the blasts were an "eerie reminder" of the Sept. 11 attacks in the United States.

UNO UPDATE: "Bringing Order out of Chaos" says Londons Police Chief -- Britain's most senior police officer said he feared London had been hit by a "co-ordinated attack" following a series of explosions in the capital.

London has bombed itself before -- Be sure to check out the link to: Former MI5 Agent Says 9/11 An Inside Job--Says Israel bombed their own London embassy.'

The List Of Carnivore And Eschelon Keywords -- This list contains many of the keywords the Government Spooks search YOUR email and chat for.

Letter written to Robert Schulz of We The People Foundation For Constitutional Education, Inc. from Bill Walker -- For due considerations by all - may need to disseminate FAR and WIDE - while you still can.

Photos from London attacks -- Photos taken from the Fox news website today in reference to the terrorist attacks. (I heard a caller call in today (July 7, 2005) in reference to a blue and orange bag...I noticed the paramedics have blue bags and thought it could have been from one of them) Thanks to Jay for sending!!

Islamic group claims London attack -- A group calling itself “The Secret Organization of al-Qaida in Europe” posted a claim of responsibility for Thursday’s blasts in London, saying they were in retaliation for Britain’s involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Multiple blasts hit London transport system -- Explosions shut down subway, buses, paralyzing capital; 2 deaths confirmed.

Reporter jailed for refusal to name leak source -- Will the jailing of New York Times reporter Judy Miller scare people off from risking careers to tell reporters about government misdeeds? Or will Miller’s willingness to sit behind bars rather than name a confidential source embolden such whistleblowers?

Codex Supplement Guidelines Approved -- Silver Spring, MD (July 5, 2005) -- As had been widely expected, the Codex Alimentarius Commission approved the Vitamin and Mineral Food Supplement Guidelines yesterday at its meeting in Rome. These guidelines will now serve as a model for many countries that do not currently have supplement regulations in place, and may be used under World Trade Organization agreements to force countries to allow the importation and sale of products that conform to the guidelines. READ MORE...

VA Budget Shortfall - H.R. 2962, The Atomic Veterans Relief Act -- Please contact your Representative and ask him or her to cosponsor and actively support H.R. 2962, the Atomic Veterans Relief Act, introduced by Representative Neil Abercrombie (D-HI). Take Action Now!

Delaware lawmakers approve phase out of mercury in vaccines -- After a contentious House debate, Delaware lawmakers early Friday passed a bill phasing out the use of vaccines containing mercury.

CNN tours Gitmo prison camp....Boy, does that make me feel better? -- President Bush himself challenged reporters to visit the U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo Bay amid allegations that American troops mistreated suspected Islamic terrorists held there, so CNN took him up on the offer.

Bin Laden’s half brother: I'll pay for defense -- One of Osama bin Laden’s half brothers said he would pay for the terror mastermind’s defense should he ever be captured, Yeslam Binladin said in a broadcast interview.

US detains five Americans in Iraq -- The Pentagon has confirmed that five US citizens are being held in Iraq on suspicion of having links to insurgents or other criminal activity.

*Veterans Group Issues "Declaration of Impeachment" -- A national veterans' organization today issued a "Declaration of Impeachment" and announced it is beginning an online petition to remove President Bush from office for crimes committed during the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Please Visit  to sign the petition.

Constitutionally ILLEGAL. No WMD'S IN IRAQ!!! -- The White House says it is enacting the measures to fight international terrorist groups and prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction. The authorities will also be given the power to seize the property of people deemed to be helping the spread of WMD. An independent commission recommended the measures earlier this year.

CAFTA: Amnesty for Trade Cheats -- Georgia chicken farmers are trying to sell poultry in Central America under a 160% import tariff, while Central American farmers sell their chicken in America tariff-free. Any five-year old will tell you that’s cheating. So what are we going to do about it?

REPENT AMERICA DENOUNCES THE PLACEMENT OF A HOMOSEXUAL HISTORIC MARKER AT INDEPENDENCE HALL 7/1/05 -- Repent America denounces today's secret ceremony held at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia under the direction of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). According to reports confirmed by the PHMC, the purpose of this closed ceremony was to unveil a homosexual historic marker, which will be officially placed within a few yards of Independence Hall.

The Occult and color, WOW this explains it!!! -- Learn the meaning of the astral colors.


Why Bush Should Wear a Blue and Orange Tie -- "Will Bush stand tall for Ukraine’s “orange revolution" Nicholas Kristof asks in his New York Times Saturday column? I hope not. If anything, he should wear a blue and orange tie to express his respect for the democratically mature fashion in which the Ukrainians handled the post-election period along with his support for a unified Ukraine irrespective of the identity of the ultimate winner." Don't forget to check out our "UN & Blue Watch" Page!

Those wishing to see a picture of Terri's marker -- RN Ford Comments: Note the dates of when Schiavo says Terri left the earth. If he truly felt that, I wonder how he justified upsetting the lives of two physicians in a med mal suit, and taking all that money from an insurance company in 1993. If this marker doesn't summarize the entire story of how his mind works, and who he is, nothing will ever awaken America to Terri's tragic story.

DAILY BLOG for all CODEX Updates -- Be sure to check frequently for all the latest news on Codex!  Also see our Codex section.

BBC NEWS-Oil pills boost pupil brain power -- Children who were under performing in class have seen an improvement in concentration and behaviour after taking a cocktail of natural oils. "The most dramatic improvement was in concentration and the spin off was children had better attainments so their reading score improved - some children improved by as much as four years in the six months trial."

Prosecutor: Reporter must testify -- A special prosecutor said Tuesday that a Time magazine reporter had to submit to questioning or face jail in connection with an investigation into the outing of a CIA operative. Both Matthew Cooper and Judith Miller face 4 months in jail for the civil contempt; a separate finding of criminal contempt could add months to their confinement.

Guard member challenges sex policy -- Sgt. Amanda McCormick of Lexington is confronting her National Guard unit's policy that prohibits her from having sexual contact with her soldier husband while the two serve in the same unit in Iraq.

Surgeon general targets asthma ‘epidemic’ -- 20 million Americans suffer from asthma — that's three times as many as 25 years ago.

Imprisoned Mom's Baby Died After Vaccination -- SALLY CLARK, the solicitor cleared of murdering her babies after serving three years of a life sentence, had her reputation put on trial again yesterday as Professor Sir Roy Meadow said why he had thought that her babies were unnaturally killed.

Iran's Nuclear Lies -- Iran says its nuclear program is for peaceful uses only. But a history of deception raises doubts. Read More...

U.N.: Bird flu at tipping point -- Health official calls for mass vaccination of Asian poultry. Asia's bird flu outbreak is at a critical stage where it could easily become a human pandemic and officials should help prevent that by launching mass vaccinations of poultry, U.N. health experts warned Monday.

A Fiction as Powerful as WMD -- It is not withdrawal that threatens Iraq with civil war, but occupation. Most people in Britain want troops withdrawn from Iraq - and so do most Iraqis, according to opinion polls.

WHO Reports More Polio Cases in Indonesia -- The number of children stricken with polio in Indonesia climbed to 111 on Tuesday, as the U.N. health agency reported 45 new cases of the crippling disease.

Oprah Not "The Only Mad Cow in America" Thanks to Texas Governor -- A popular Texas bumper sticker reads: "The only mad cow in America is Oprah."  Not anymore with the USDA announcing that the first home-grown case of mad cow to be discovered is a Texas beef cow.

CODEX UPDATE -- It’s Official: The Vitamin War Was Declared at CODEX Today! URGENT...PLEASE READ!!
Check out our Codex section to find all the information on Codex.

Now Charles Backs Coffee Cure For Cancer -- Angry doctors warn of dangers as Prince of Wales lends support to controversial alternative treatment.

Pentagon Weighs Strategy Change to Deter Terror -- The Pentagon's most senior planners are challenging the longstanding strategy that requires the armed forces to be prepared to fight two major wars at a time.

In Seeking Unocal, Chevron Ruffles an Asian Partner -- The last thing Chevron wanted when it made its $16.8 billion offer for Unocal back in April was to be pitted in a takeover battle against the Chinese government. Read More...

Spacecraft Hits Passing Comet, Just as Planned -- NASA's 83-million-mile shot at a comet was a bull's-eye. Its Deep Impact spacecraft slammed into its target with such force early Monday that the resulting blast of icy debris stunned scientists with its size and brightness. If you could hear sounds in space, it would have been a big bang.

G.I.'s Recover Bodies of 2 on Seal Team in Afghanistan -- American forces have recovered the bodies of two members of a four-man Navy Seal reconnaissance team that was reported missing last week after coming under hostile fire in a mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan, a senior Defense Department official said Monday.

Government authorized ways to celebrate your freedoms this 4th of July -- Check them out.

Senate Votes in Favor of CAFTA -- The Senate on Thursday endorsed a free trade agreement with six Latin American nations, handing a major win to President Bush, who has promoted the accord as a mark of U.S. commitment to democracy and prosperity in the hemisphere.


JUNE 2005

The Bohemian Grove Protest of July 15-17, 2005 -- This protest is also a request for homicide charges against corporations. One censored District Attorney has over ten convictions of reckless homicide against corporations, but no people.

VA Confirms 103,000 Iraq and Afghan Veterans Seek Healthcare -- Struggling to prevent political damage, Senate Republicans intend to raise spending on veterans programs by $1.5 billion to make up for a shortage caused partly by the return of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday.

Iraqi Resistance Replies To Bush Speech: Sets Terms For U.S. Surrender -- "We Rafidan, represent part of the resistance factions, confirm only to reinforce a driven nail in this war criminal's head, that there is no such word "negotiation" in our political agenda. We have a phrase though, that calls to fight the invaders till their defeat, & war criminals are to be brought to justice, Iraq is to be compensated for the losses, & revenge must be taken from all those who supported the sanctions & the annihilation of the Iraqi people & their army." READ MORE....

This 'America Asia' Bus was spotted in Teton Park, Wyoming -- We found the wording and pictures unusual on this bus. As you can see it says 'America Asia' and the American flag appears to be upside down with the stars on the bottom. Also, in front of the flag is a bald eagle with what appears to be a rising sun above its head. Also check out the photo of Bill Gates...Thanks to Annette for sending our way!

House Passes Extreme Penalties For Some Who Use Guns In Self-Defense -- Under H.R. 1279, a family which drives within 1,000 feet of a school (which is almost unavoidable) with a gun in the glove compartment could be a criminal gang if the father or mother brandished the gun to scare off a mugger. All members of the family could be subject to a MANDATORY MINIMUM sentence of ten years in prison -- and up to life imprisonment, at the discretion of the court.

Soy: The Poison Seed -- Contains Isoflavones (Genistein and Daidzein). In soy the isoflavones are built in insecticides. If they kill bugs are they good for humans?

The hidden big business behind your doctor's diagnosis -- The Times found that for a broad spectrum of diseases, the experts writing the treatment guidelines had drug-company ties ranging from research contracts to consultancies to stock ownership.

Justice Souter To Loose Home To His Decision? -- Could a hotel be built on the land owned by Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter? A new ruling by the Supreme Court which was supported by Justice Souter himself itself might allow it. A private developer is seeking to use this very law to build a hotel on Souter's land.

UN Blue & Orange Sighting (Photos) -- More Orange and UN Blue Updates.

New Drug Killing Our Kids -- Using Dust Off isn't new and some "professionals" do know about. It just isn't talked about much, except by the kids. They know about it. Read More ...

EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH: SHADES OF THE THIRD REICH -- It seems like each day we hear about a headline touting Embryonic Stem Cell research as the great medical “savior.” Read More...

CAL. STATE LEGISLATURE TO CIRCUMVENT LOCAL CONTROL ON SEEDS -- has learned that on June 24, 2005, Californians for GE-Free Agriculture were alerted that legislation will soon be introduced in California that would prevent counties, towns and cities from passing any local regulation on seeds. The bill in question, AB1508.

Plans to test anthrax shot on children questioned -- The government’s effort to develop a new vaccine against anthrax has raised red flags among critics over plans to eventually test an experimental version on children.

GLYPHOSATE / ROUND-UP SPRAYING -- Reports are coming from all over Brooklyn that the NYC Parks Dept. has been spraying the deadly organophosphate herbicide Round-Up -- Monsanto's hugely profitable poison (the #1 selling herbicide in the world) -- around parks to kill weeds growing between the cracks in cement, and on lawns, etc.

ORANGE AND BLUE: 49 DAYS AND COUNTING -- As one moves throughout the nation this summer, constant reminders of the impending "Disengagement" are in our face - cars with orange or blue ribbons on their antennas; Israelis with blue or orange bracelets, backpacks with orange or blue ribbons; Israeli flags, some blue-and-white, some blue and orange. Israelis in general love to state their opinions of situations political and non-political. READ MORE...! Thanks to Mel In Australia for sending our way!!

Bird flu outbreak in Japan -- A cull of some 25,000 chickens has begun after the H5N2 avian flu strain, which is less virulent than H5N1, was found in poultry in eastern Japan.

Don Rumsfeld on Meet the Press this past Sunday -- "The people, for example, in Guantanamo Bay, are Osama bin Laden's bodyguards. They're suicide bombers. They're terrorists. They're murderers and these are bad people. These are not good people. In fact, we've been releasing hundreds of them..." For Full transcript click link.

PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION: Impeach the 5 US Supreme Court Judges -- To impeach the 5 US Supreme Court Judges who destroyed all private property rights please this petition.

Wal-Mart Heir Dies in Crash -- John Walton, the billionaire son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and a member of the company's board, died Monday in a plane crash in Wyoming.

White House Is Said to Reject Panel's Call for a Greater Pentagon Role in Covert Operations -- The White House has decided to reject classified recommendations by a presidential commission that would have given the Pentagon greater authority to conduct covert action, senior government officials said Monday.

Court Declines to Rule on Case of Reporters' Refusal to Testify -- The United States Supreme Court declined yesterday to hear the cases of two reporters facing up to 18 months in jail for refusing to testify about conversations with their confidential sources. The case now returns to Federal District Court in Washington, where a judge will hear arguments about when and where the reporters will begin to serve their time.

ARGENTINE BIOLOGIST JAVIERA RULLI TO SPEAK IN BROOKLYN ON THURSDAY, JUNE 30TH -- The No Spray Coalition, in conjunction with the Brooklyn Greens, invites you to an extraordinary public forum: "Pesticides, Genetic Engineering and Land ­ How the BIOneers are engineering the new colonization of land in South America while also poisoning us here at home."Featured speakers are biologist Javiera Rulli, and anti-pesticide activist Mitchel Cohen.

JUDGE DANIELS ISSUES RULING IN NO SPRAY COALITION ET. AL. v. NEW YORK CITY -- U.S. District Court Judge George Daniels issued his long-awaited ruling in early June on a case brought five years ago by the NoSpray Coalition, along with a number of other organizations and individuals,* against NYC government's indiscriminate spraying of toxic pesticides to kill mosquitoes said to be transmitting West Nile Virus. Related Article: Suit Over West Nile Spraying Goes Forward Against City.

'Orange fever' strikes Israel -- It has spread like a fierce contagion. People wear it. Billboards shout it. Kids distribute in on the streets. See it dangling from cars, buses, baby carriages, backpacks. It's the color orange and it is everywhere.

Former MI5 Agent Says 9/11 An Inside Job -- Former MI5 agent David Shayler, who previously blew the whistle on the British government paying Al Qaeda $200,000 to carry out political assassinations, has gone on the record with his conviction that 9/11 was an inside job meant to bring about a permanent state of emergency in America and pave the way for the invasions of Afghanistan, Iraq and ultimately Iran and Syria.

Two Groups Charge Abuse of Witness Law -- A new study charges that the administration has twisted the system of due process "beyond recognition" in jailing terror suspects without charging them with a crime.

Disability Evaluation Under Social Security -- This book contains the criteria that SS uses for determining SS disability.

Wonderful Window of Opportunity Just Opened to Change U.S. CODEX Policy! -- Something incredible just happened this past week that makes it easier for us to protect health freedom (on behalf of the American people) against the illegal policy of the U.S. CODEX Office. The CODEX Vitamins and Minerals Guideline Could be Delayed by One Year Due to CODEX's Own Bureaucracy! Read More...

NUCLEAR WAR IN IRAQ -- The aftermath of the immediate horror is the after-horror - over 1000 tonnes of DU has been deployed in the current war in Iraq. The chernobyl nuclear reactor explosion in 1986 released 700 tons of radioactive material into the atmosphere. Read More and Post your comments!

Rove Under Intense Fire for 9/11 Smear -- Leading Democrats reacted furiously on Thursday to remarks by Karl Rove that liberals had responded to the Sept. 11 attacks by wanting to "offer therapy and understanding for our attackers," with some Democrats calling for him to apologize or resign as a White House adviser.

High-Ranking Officers Breaking ranks..forced to retire -- Some high-ranking officers in the past were quite critical of both the decision to go to war - Marine Corps General Anthony Zinni, retired, former commander in chief, US Central Command - and how the war was conducted - former army chief of staff Eric Shinseki, who famously estimated in 2003 that a postwar occupation force would likely need to be several hundred thousand troops in size. Zinni was retired when he made his criticism and Shinseki was forced to retire not long after making his remarks. Read More...

Joseph Banister Acquitted of Tax Fraud And Conspiracy -- On Thursday June 23, a federal jury found former IRS Criminal Investigative Division (CID) Special Agent and CPA Joseph Banister not guilty of all counts alleging criminal tax fraud and conspiracy related to actions he took on behalf of a California business owner who had openly defied the IRS over several years by stopping withholding of all income and employment taxes from the paychecks of his workers. Also:

Veterans Affairs faces $1 billion shortfall (June 23, 2005) -- The Department of Veterans Affairs told Congress that its health care costs grew faster than expected and left a $1 billion hole in its budget this year, lawmakers said Thursday.

Check out Staff sergeant accused of killing commanders in Iraq -- The U.S. military charged a staff sergeant from the New York National Guard with murdering his two commanders at a base outside Baghdad, in what is believed to be the first case of an American soldier in Iraq accused of killing his superiors.

Emergency Congressional Oversight Urged to Prevent Illegal Action by US CODEX Delegation Next Month -- Congress has been notified by the Natural Solutions Foundation that US CODEX policy, announced at a Public Hearing by the US CODEX Manager, conflicts with U.S. law. READ MORE...

Freeport business loses ground to eminent domain -- You dreamed of the day you would own it. You saved money to buy it and hoped to live in it for years. So what would you do if the city bulldozed your home in the name of economic development? It can. The United States Supreme Court ruled Thursday local governments may take homes and businesses, even against the owner's will, to build shopping mall or hotels.
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Justices Uphold Taking Property for Development -- The Supreme Court ruled that fostering economic development is an appropriate use of the power of eminent domain.

Interrogators Cite Doctors' Aid at Guantánamo -- Military doctors at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, have aided interrogators in conducting and refining coercive interrogations of detainees, including providing advice on how to increase stress levels and exploit fears, according to new, detailed accounts given by former interrogators.

New Data Confirms Strong Earthquake Risk to Central U.S. -- A colossal earthquake that caused damage from South Carolina to Washington D.C. and temporarily reversed the course of the Mississippi River nearly two centuries ago could be repeated within the next 50 years, scientists said today. Strain is building on a fault near Memphis, Tennessee that was the site of a magnitude 8.1 earthquake in 1812, according to new observations that settle a debate on the risk of another huge quake.

Pilot killed as U.S. spy plane crashes -- The Air Force pilot of a U-2 spy plane was killed early Wednesday when his aircraft crashed near its base in the United Arab Emirates, shortly after completing a routine surveillance mission over Afghanistan, military officials said.

More than 1,200 who had anthrax vaccine now sick -- More than 1,200 military personnel who received the anthrax vaccine before going to Iraq have developed serious illnesses, according to an Army report released last month, though local military officials contend the shots still are safe and necessary.

Vote coming Thurs or Fri on No Child Left Undrugged (HR 181 - The Parental Consent Act of 2005) -- Sponsors are needed in the U.S. Senate and co-sponsors are needed to join Congressmen Ron Paul and Tom Feeney.

Local couple campaigns for removal of mercury in vaccines -- "Vaccinations are supposed to help prevent health problems and not create them. Continued use of mercury in medical products for any human use, where avoidable, is simply irresponsible and not worthy the risk." READ MORE...

State Weighs Hazardous [DU] Dust Measure -- Louisiana has become the first state to challenge the way the federal government tests U.S. service members exposed to the hazardous, radioactive chemical dust from U.S. munitions used in the Iraq wars. Connecticut may not be far behind.

Kansas has first US Human West Nile case of 2005 -- West Nile virus has made its US debut in the heartland this year, with Kansas reporting the first human case.

China's alleged use of human flu drug in poultry questioned -- International health agencies are questioning China about a report that the country has used a human antiviral drug in poultry for years, thereby causing the H5N1 influenza virus to become resistant to the drug.

VA revising one-week-old policy of two reviews -- The VA pulled back a week-old policy Tuesday that required the most seriously disabled veterans to wait for a second review on their cases before the agency would pay any money. Read More...

On the lighter side -- check out the 2nd cartoon.

Latest map from Stan and Holly Deyo -- This map is a composite of my last 4 days of forecasts. It shows some disturbing trends in the areas I circled each of those days....take a look!

"Vets' groups at odds with insurance plans" -- At recent hearings involving the House Veterans Affairs subcommittee, some new "disability insurance" is being conjured by the government that is being opposed - rightfully, by two VSOs to date, the DAV and PVA (Paralyzed Veterans of America). Amazingly, all the big VSOs....MOAA, NAUS, TREA, VFW, ROA and others are absent from any reference in the story. Why, I don't know...but hopefully some of you will find out ASAP and get some people mobilized to oppose Congress. Hopefully, if these organizations do not know about this legislation, they will soon.

Vets hold ground at regional military recruiting station, ignore threats of arrest to reach young recruits -- A military veterans organization claimed a major victory early Tuesday after members - despite repeated police warnings of immediate arrest - were able to virtually swarm a bus carrying potential military recruits and distribute literature encouraging them to not enlist to fight in the war in Iraq.

WAR WITH IRAN HAS BEGUN By Scott Ritter -- President Bush has taken advantage of the sweeping powers granted to him in the aftermath of 11 September 2001, to wage a global war against terror and to initiate several covert offensive operations inside Iran.

Government Spied, Lied to Congress -- The federal agency in charge of aviation security collected extensive personal information about airline passengers even though Congress forbade it and officials said they wouldn't do it, according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.

Modern Health Care System is the Leading Cause of Death -- A definitive review and close reading of medical peer-review journals, and government health statistics shows that American medicine frequently causes more harm than good.

3-Year Federal Study of 9/11 Urges Rules for Safer Towers -- After an exhaustive, three-year study of the collapse of the World Trade Center, a federal panel will call for major changes in the planning, construction and operation of skyscrapers to help people survive not only terrorist attacks but also accidental or natural calamities, according to officials and draft documents.

No honest investigation into accidental global release of Spanish Flu virus -- This company took this deadly virus and replicated it, then put it in kits that were part of an everyday influenza identification testing kit. They overnighted these kits through postal mail or courier services to over 4,000 destinations around the world in many different countries. When this became headline news, however, nobody was interested in finding out whether this was a crime. Nobody thought, "Why is this happening?" Nobody raised the alarm and said, "You know what, this is a threat to human health." Read More...

Missing Utah boy found alive -- The 11-year-old boy was dehydrated and hungry after being lost in the wilderness for four days, but in otherwise fine condition.

Still no leads in search for missing Boy Scout -- 11-year-old last seen Friday in Utah mountains.

Ashes of Terri Schiavo buried -- The remains of Terri Schiavo, a brain-damaged Florida woman whose fate sparked a highly politicized right-to-die battle, were buried on Monday in Florida, her husband's lawyer said.

US used napalm fire bombs in Iraq - lied to British government -- A startling report has emerged yesterday that the U.S. has used napalm fire bombs in Iraq and then lied about it to the British government.

Potato Chip Chemical May Cause 1/3 Of Diet Cancers -- Public health attorneys in California have potato chip makers in their sights for not listing a cancer-causing chemical present in many brands. That chemical is acrylamide. It is an industrial chemical used in plastics, pesticides and sewage treatment that also can occur when starchy foods, such as chips, are processed at high temperatures.

Universal Healthcare Vouchers Plan Could Provide Coverage and Choice -- Even casual readers of newspapers and watchers of TV know the nation's health care system, if you can call it that, is broken. Americans who get sick know they'll pay plenty for it, even if they're lucky enough to have insurance. Yet, while President George W. Bush and his sycophants dither about trying to "reform" a Social Security system that isn't half as dilapidated as health care into a windfall gift for Wall Street fat cats, the numbers predict a national disaster if health insurance isn't looked after soon.

US Asks Japan For Half A Billion Dollars For Missile Defense -- The United States has asked Japan to contribute 58 billion yen toward a joint missile defense development project expected to begin in fiscal 2006, The Yomiuri Shimbun learned Sunday. The U.S. government estimates it will spend a total of 545 million dollars (about 58.3 billion yen) on the project by fiscal 2011 and it has requested Japan make an equal contribution.

DVD Talk review of 911 in Plane Site - The Director's Cut -- Another review of the DVD 911 In Plane Site!

Soldiers From IRAQ Seriously ILL From Anthrax Vaccines! -- More than 1,200 military personnel who received the anthrax vaccine before going to Iraq have developed serious illnesses, according to an Army report released last month, though local military officials contend the shots still are safe and necessary.

Soldier who refused to go to Iraq will face larceny charges at court-martial -- A soldier who refused to go to Iraq will be court-martialed for accepting unearned combat pay, despite an Army investigator's conclusion that an accounting error was to blame. Larceny charges were added against Sgt. Kevin Benderman, 40, who was already awaiting trial on charges that included desertion. The larceny charges raise the possible penalty from seven years to 17. A trial date has not been set.

Campaigns end in tight Iran vote -- Candidates in Iran's presidential election have ended their campaigning ahead of Friday's closely contested vote, with moderate cleric and former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani appearing to lead the race.

The President's Problems -- After his election victory, President Bush said he had earned political capital and he planned to spend it. But six months into his second term, that capital appears to be all but gone.

Democrats Play House To Rally Against the War -- In the Capitol basement yesterday, long-suffering House Democrats took a trip to the land of make-believe. They pretended a small conference room was the Judiciary Committee hearing room, draping white linens over folding tables to make them look like witness tables and bringing in cardboard name tags and extra flags to make the whole thing look official.

A Soldier's Thoughts -- It was still dark. I got dressed in that darkness. When I was ready I grabbed an MRE (meal ready to eat) and got in the truck. I was going to go line the truck up in preparation for the raid we were about to go on. READ MORE...

A Silver Bullet For Mad Cow? -- After the devastation that mad cow disease has brought to Alberta's beef industry, it would be no more than poetic justice if a Calgary research company found the silver bullet that rid the world of BSE. Vacci-Test Corporation announced last week it has developed a blood test to detect brain infections in animals, including cattle with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).

Girl with cancer to continue as ward of Texas -- A Texas judge rules a 13-year-old cancer patient will have to stay in custody of Child Protective Services.

EPA Encouraging Pesticide Companies to Conduct Human Studies -- Proposed new rules lack any ethical protections for study subjects.

Atrophy of Compassion by Fr. Frank -- The autopsy of Terri Schiavo has been released to the public, bringing attention once again to this sad and tragic case, and reigniting so many of the debates surrounding her life and death. Does the autopsy shed any light on this tragedy? Does it change anything?

Deadly Immunity By Robert F. Kennedy Jr. -- When a study revealed that mercury in childhood vaccines may have caused autism in thousands of kids, the government rushed to conceal the data - and to prevent parents from suing drug companies for their role in the epidemic.

US lied to Britain over use of napalm in Iraq war -- American officials lied to British ministers over the use of "internationally reviled" napalm-type firebombs in Iraq. Yesterday's disclosure led to calls by MPs for a full statement to the Commons and opened ministers to allegations that they held back the facts until after the general election.

US Offshoring Of Personal Data Grows -- This is IMPORTANT info, and concerns not only credit info stolen and more going overseas, but also UNLICENSED radiologists "reading" xrays for patients IN THE USA. HOW MANY people have to DIE first of missed diagnoses, before something is done? (Thanks to Ted for sending our way)!

Congress passes Ron Paul Amendment to reject UN Taxes -- The US House of Representatives today unanimously passed legislation introduced by Congressman Ron Paul that ensures no Americans will be forced to pay taxes to the United Nations. Under Paul's amendment to a
State Department funding bill, no US taxpayer dollars may be used to develop, implement, or impose any tax on American citizens to raise revenue for the UN.

The New Nickel Information -- All about the new nickel...thanks to all the listeners who sent us links!!

Important information regarding CODEX -- Rima E. Laibow, M.D. is calling on Americans to Act Now to Protect Health Freedom!

Human trial of H5N1 vaccine prompts concern, Australia touts poultry test -- Efforts to combat avian flu in both people and poultry are continuing, although some steps have proven controversial. Vietnam has announced plans to begin human testing this summer on a vaccine for H5N1 avian flu, a move that has evoked concern among some experts.

Ulcer Bug Linked to Irregular Heart Rhythm -- Helicobacter pylori, a bacteria that lives in the stomach and small intestine and causes ulcers, may also be linked to a dangerous, irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation (AF), a new Italian study suggests.

GENE FROM 1918 VIRUS PROVES KEY TO VIRULENT INFLUENZA -- Using a gene resurrected from the virus that caused the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic, recorded history's most lethal outbreak of infectious disease, scientists have found that a single gene may have been responsible for the devastating virulence of the virus.

Big study links red meat diet to cancer by Sarah Boseley -- International scientists yesterday delivered a long-awaited verdict on red meat, concluding in a definitive study of the eating habits of half a million people that beef, lamb, pork, veal and their processed varieties such as ham and bacon, increase the risk of bowel cancer.

The Woman Eyeing Chile's Top Job -- Michelle Bachelet, who opinion polls suggest will become Chile's first female president in December, is breaking many political traditions. Not only is she a woman, but she calls herself a socialist, and she is a single parent with a 12-year-old daughter and two other grown children.

Action Alert from A-CHAMP (Advocates for Children's Health Affected by Mercury Poisoning) -- The online version of Rolling Stone's "Deadly Immunity", by Robert F. Kennedy, JR., is already sparking a national debate on the use of thimerosal, a mercury containing preservative, in vaccines. READ MORE...

Mother of dead soldier vilifies Bush over war -- The president of Gold Star Families for Peace, a mother who lost a son in Iraq, criticized the United States' "illegal and unjust war" yesterday during an interfaith rally in Lexington.

Parents of Girl With Cancer Heads to Court -- A mother seeking the return of her cancer-stricken 13-year-old daughter testified Wednesday that she is anxious to resume treatments for her daughter and would follow the advice of doctors.

Couch Patriots 5 - Everyone Loves An Evil Dictator by Ted Twietmeyer -- Yes, It's a contradictory statement everyone loves the dictator... or is it? Read More...

US War Crimes, An International Vow of Silence -- Months before the start of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, members of Saddam regime and his military echelons in Baghdad cut deals with the US Army to surrender the capital and the rest of the country to U.S. forces. Yet despite this no war surrender, the Bush-Blair axis continued to bomb Iraq infrastructure.

US Orders Israel To Increase Control Of Security Exports -- The crisis between Israel and the United States over the sale of assault unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to China is deepening: The U.S. has been imposing harsh sanctions on Israel for a few months now, following the dispute between the two states over the sale of the drones.

New Bill Could Make Bush President For Life -- House bill has been introduced that would change the 22nd amendment and enable George Bush to remain President for the rest of his political life. The bill would repeal limitations on a President holding office for a maximum of two terms.

Republican Party on Yahoo! News Photos -- Salute remind you of anyone else? Note the UN blue tie that has become daily apparel.

Experimental arthritis induced by a clinical Mycoplasma fermentans isolate -- Mycoplasma fermentans has been associated with rheumatoid arthritis. Recently, it was detected in the joints and blood of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, but it is not clear yet how the bacteria enter the body and reach the joints. The purpose of this study was to determine the ability of M. fermentans to induce experimental arthritis in rabbits following inoculation of the bacteria in the trachea and knee joints.

The mass poisoning of humanity: an exploration of human stupidity -- As human beings, we're the only species stupid enough to actually poison ourselves. As part of modern living, we create a wide variety of chemical toxins that go into the ecosystem through rivers and streams, the air, the soil and so on. READ More...

New Brunswick ARMY BASE SPRAYED WITH TOXIC CHEMICALS -- A herbicide considered three times more toxic than the cancer-linked Agent Orange was sprayed on a New Brunswick army base in 1966, CBC News has learned. The government has only acknowledged the harm caused by spraying Agent Orange in 1966 and 1967 at CFB Gagetown. The Canadian military is paying compensation in two cases connected to the spraying.

Press Release Set for the Release of Terri Schiavo's Autopsy Report -- What: Press conference and release of the Terri Schiavo Autopsy Report - Where: The District Six Medical Examiner’s Office located at 10900 Ulmerton Road, Largo, Florida. - When: The press conference will begin on Wednesday June 15, 2005 at 11:00 a.m.

Why did he die? -- Did a former member of North Iowa's 1133rd Transportation Co. die as a result of an experimental anthrax vaccine? "The only thing I ever wanted is to find out what happened to my son," says Scott Siefken's mother, Ardie Siefken of Waverly. "Why did he die?"

Bombshell As Six More British Documents Leaked -- Six new secret British documents have been leaked and are provided in this article.  READ MORE...

Zapata Corp Mercenaries Who Fired On Marines Deported -- A MUST SEE WEBSITE!!

Is Cat Litter Really Radioactive? And how do we detect nuclear materials at the border? -- Last Friday, the Department of Homeland Security announced that the nation's busiest seaports will have enough radiation detectors to screen every cargo container that comes through. But congressional critics say expensive "Radiation Portal Monitors" can't tell the difference between highly enriched uranium and cat litter. Is cat litter really radioactive?

School Refuses To Allow Parent To See Explicit Sex-Ed Material -- Parents in one Massachusetts town are expressing outrage over an explicit sex survey being administered to sixth-graders without disclosing the questions to moms and dads.

Should Schools be Required to Notify Parents Before Sex-Ed Classes are Taught? -- Take The Poll!!

Mad Cow Disease Confirmed in US -- In what could be the second US case of mad cow disease, an older beef animal tested positive for the deadly ailment but will undergo another round of tests at a British laboratory to confirm the results, Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns said on Friday.

Gearing UP To Attack IRAN/ Draft Will Follow -- Iran Blames US For Wave Of Bombings.

Humorous Headlines from the year 2029! -- On the lighter side...and could be true!

Philadelphia's Homosexual Parade -- The annual homosexual pride parade and festival, organized by "Philly Pride Presents" and funded by the City of Philadelphia, featured floats with simulated sex acts, while the Christians with Repent America faced ongoing threats of violence by a militant mob of homosexuals.

Judge orders city: Fly the 'gay' flag -- A federal judge is siding with homosexual activists in America's oldest city, ordering St. Augustine, Fla., to fly 49 "gay-pride" flags on its Bridge of Lions. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Henry Lee Adams Jr. says the rainbow banners are to be flown for six days starting today. READ MORE...

Former Bush Team Member Says WTC Collapse Likely A Controlled Demolition And "Inside Job" -- A former chief economist in the Labor Department during President Bush's first term now believes the official story about the collapse of the WTC is 'bogus,' saying it is more likely that a controlled demolition destroyed the Twin Towers and adjacent Building No. 7.

Novel anti-viral strategies against bioterrorist agents. (Quantum Medicine Update) -- Terrorists have been experimenting with engineered viruses that will not respond to medical treatment or vaccinations. Daunting technical obstacles stand in the way of utilizing alternative methods to enhance the immune system against bioterrorist agents.

Another Bombshell from Downing Street -- Ministers were warned in July 2002 that Britain was committed to taking part in an American-led invasion of Iraq and they had no choice but to find a way of making it legal.

GOP Walks Out on Patriot Act Hearing -- Scroll down to the date: 06.10.05 and watch the video.

THE BILL OF RIGHTS IS SEPARATE AND SUPREME -- A basic precept to remember is that the Bill of Rights is separate from and supreme over the Constitution and is the final check over the
Constitution and its officers. This Bill of Rights check is administered directly by people on Grand and Trial Juries. The following are examples why the Bill of Rights is supreme. READ MORE...

IF YOU LOVE FREEDOM READ WHAT THIS MAN DID! 3 CHEERS! -- Libertarian Arrested In Manchester Airport Protest. Man's Demonstration To Promote Belief In Individual Freedom!

IF WE WERE AS FREE as 1953 -- Do any of you readers recall 1953?

Stung By High Gas Prices, Uncle Sam Buys Minivans To Replace Army Humvees -- The U.S. Armed Forces have ordered 19,000 minivans and 5,000 Pacificas from the Chrysler Group for use as light-duty vehicles in Iraq and elsewhere around the world, displacing less fuel-efficient Humvees, according to the Windsor Star. The switch to the gas-powered school-carpool mainstays is designed to reduce fuel consumption and improve passenger-carrying ability. The U.S. military has complained it is inefficient to use Humvees to carry a few soldiers at a time, especially in noncombat situations.

This is getting close...birds-dogs-horses-humans flu -- Picking up the Pieces: Practical Guide for Surviving Economic Crashes, Internal Unrest and Military Suppression

Texas Seizes Cancer Patient From Parents -- Child welfare officials have seized a 12-year-old cancer patient from her parents because they were keeping her from radiation treatment that doctors say she needs.

Depleted Uranium-US Department of State - False Allegations Regarding Depleted Uranium -- Rumors of adverse health effects proved inaccurate. There is a great deal of misinformation and unwarranted fears about depleted uranium (DU), which U.S. armed forces use in several types of ammunition to take advantage of its unsurpassed ability to penetrate armored vehicles. Depleted uranium is a derivative of natural uranium, a very common element in our environment. Many people don't realize that our environment contains small amounts of natural uranium, which we breathe, eat, and drink every day. (Are their HEADS buried in the sand, or what!!) Disinfo propaganda site??  (Thanks to John for sending!)

Hillsboro District One State Rep Candidate Plans Twenty Mile “Run For A Change” Election Day! -- Anti-Establishment andThird Party Candidate for the vacant Hillsboro District One State Rep Seat David Birse is running for office: literally. The 46-year-old Hancock resident, who declared his run for office on April 4th but was unable to get the 150 needed signatures to be included officially on the ballot for the June 14th general election (due to a serious family illness which took him off the campaign trail), has vowed to “fight to the end.” READ MORE...

The DoD's position on DU -- Be aware of the "DoubleSpeak"!!! (Also added to our Depleted Uranium Section)

Soldiers' divorce rates up sharply -- The trend is severest among officers. Last year, 3,325 Army officers' marriages ended in divorce — up 78% from 2003, the year of the Iraq invasion, and more than 3 1/2 times the number in 2000, before the Afghan operation, Army figures show. For enlisted personnel, the 7,152 divorces last year were 28% more than in 2003 and up 53% from 2000. During that time, the number of soldiers has changed little.

Mercury Taken Out of Nasal Spray, Not Infant Shots -- Drug maker Wyeth removed a mercury compound from a popular nasal spray more than a decade ago to skirt warning label requirements, but continued using the chemical in infant vaccines for several years until it came under pressure to stop.

Senate Gives FBI More Patriot Act Power -- The FBI would get expanded powers to subpoena records without the approval of a judge or grand jury in terrorism investigations under Patriot Act revisions approved Tuesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee.

A cruise featuring Fox News star Bill O'Reilly canceled due to lack of interest -- A cruise featuring Fox News star Bill O'Reilly that had been shilled on the conservative pundit's popular cable show has been cancelled due to a lack of interest. The week-long Caribbean cruise, themed "The Battle for American Values," hoped to have 800 passengers on board, but it fell "well short" of its goal, according to The Thomas More Law Center, which was to get a share of the revenue.

Threatened Chimps May Hold Key to AIDS Mystery -- Paul Sharp of Britain's University of Nottingham told an AIDS conference in Durban that the latest research indicated that chimpanzees - humanity's closest living relative - were an important but increasingly endangered resource for scientists hoping to better understand the HIV virus.

Martial Law Mobilization May Have Already Begun by Ted Twietmeyer-- It would appear we are nearing the next big event. Martial law mobilization may have already begun. Bush will remain in the Whitehouse, know the rest. Elections will be suspended indefinitely. Read More...

Youth Killed by Flesh-Eating Bacteria -- Health officials have confirmed a fatal case of flesh-eating disease in this central B.C. city....but health officials claim no need to panic!

Leukemia Risk 70% Higher For Children Near Power Lines -- Children born close to high-voltage overhead power lines are more likely to be diagnosed with leukemia, according to the results of a major Government-funded study published today.

Supreme Court Rules against Medical Marijuana -- The U.S. Supreme Court Monday ruled doctors can be blocked from prescribing marijuana for patients suffering from pain caused by cancer or other serious illnesses. In a 6-3 vote, the justices ruled the Bush administration can block the backyard cultivation of pot for personal use, because such use has broader social and financial implications.

Merck threatened critics -- Academics and doctors who spoke against the drug, which was recalled later, say a Merck executive leaned on them.

Patriot Act fears -- When Congress returns to work this week, it's headed toward approving broad new police powers under a reauthorized Patriot Act that would further erode our civil liberties. And there's a good chance they'll do it behind closed doors. That cannot be allowed to happen. Read More...

VA PUBLICATIONS INDEX -- Here you will find most VA manuals. (also featured on Site of the Day)

Intro to codex and petition letter1 -- check it out! (Codex Section coming soon!)

US leads in mental illness -- The United States leads in mental illness globally with 46 percent of Americans suffering mental disorders ranging from anxiety, depression to substance abuse in their lifetime, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

Bill Would Give CIA More Power Overseas -- Legislation Covers All Human Intelligence.

UN's Agenda 21 Targets Your Mayor -- "If the UN succeeds in its efforts to enforce Sustainable Development policy through our mayors, the process will accelerate at an astounding rate and locally-controlled government will cease to exist."

Emergency Preparedness against the "Universal Adversary" by Michel Chossudovsky -- A recent Report of the Homeland Security Council entitled Planning Scenarios describes in minute detail, the Bush administration's preparations in the case of a terrorist attack by an outside enemy called the Universal Adversary (UA). The Universal Adversary, is identified in the scenarios as an abstract entity used for the purposes of simulation. Yet upon more careful examination, this Universal Adversary is by no means illusory. It includes the following categories of potential "conspirators": Read More...

DOT rules against secret shipments of radioactive munitions -- The Department of Transportation (DOT) recently announced its intent to end a special exemption, DOT-E 9649, which allows for the secret shipment of radioactive or “depleted uranium” munitions by the Department of Defense.

American Jobs Are Disappearing -- "While jobs at the low end of the wage scale disappear for Americans, so too are jobs held by the middle-class. The worse part of all this is that the government is doing nothing to address either the out-sourcing losses or immigration problems."

Could Teresa Heinz Kerry Get Away With This? -- A classic case in point is the incredible indifference of conservative Christian ministers regarding the vulgar and profane words recently uttered by Laura Bush. Without a doubt, if Teresa Heinz Kerry had said what Laura Bush said, the outcry among evangelicals would have been deafening! As it is, there has not been so much as a whimper of protest or rebuke!

Fulfilling the law by Carol Wolman -- Our Constitution says that a president and/or vice president who commits high crimes and misdemeanors may be impeached (arraigned) by the House and tried before the Senate.  If convicted, he is removed from office. The Downing Street document strongly implies that Bush knowingly lied to Congress, the American people and the UN in order to gain backing for an illegal invasion of another country that posed no threat.   This is a high crime. 

Woman Has Child After Receiving Twin's Ovarian Tissue -- A 25-year-old woman who had been unable to have children gave birth to a healthy daughter on Monday night in Alabama, about 15 months after receiving a transplant of ovarian tissue from her identical twin sister.

Chinese Boy Asks for Stay of Deportation, Citing Fear -- Young Zheng's first offense was flying into the United States illegally as a 14-year-old boy with phony papers supplied by Chinese human smugglers known as snakeheads. Read More....

Anthrax Shots' Effect Challenged: Army Disputes Expert Who Reviewed Vaccine Tests By Thomas E. Ricks(NOTE DATE) -- Interesting analogies by Dr. Nass - again, note date.

Al Gore Urges World's Mayors To Take Action -- Former Vice President Al Gore urged an assembly of international mayors on Saturday to take action to fight global warming, warning of catastrophic consequences for the planet if governments fail to act.

Persuasion and Brainwashing Techniques -- Being Used On The Public Today by Dick Sutphen.

Mercury, Autism, and the lying FDA -- The drug companies and the government officials involved in this vaccine marketing scheme and the subsequent cover-up of the damage it caused need to be criminally charged and made to pay for their crimes.

Put your kids in a private school-NOW! -- Mental Health Screening in Schools Signals the End of Parental Rights. The fact is that our president has mandated that every American child, age 3 through 18, is federally ordered to be evaluated for mental health issues and to receive “enforced” treatment. Welcome to President Bush’s New Freedom Initiative and New Freedom Commission on Mental Health. Welcome to life-long profiling and drug addictions, New Freedom-style.


Downing Street Minutes Entering the U.S. Media -- Check out the informational links.

A cell tower disguised as a tree -- Take a look!!

Un-Volunteering: Troops Improvise to Find Way Out -- A trickle of soldiers and marines - some just back from duty in Iraq, others facing a trip there soon - are seeking ways to get out.

IRS '1040' form: NO basis in Law -- Although the People's war against the income tax fraud and IRS abuse has been lengthy and daunting and has left many freedom fighters across our nation battered and bankrupt, there are continuing signs that the tide of tyranny may finally be meeting effective resistance.

Terrorists 'Using Guantanamo as a Recruitment Aid' -- Senior Democrats are calling for the closure of America's detention centre in Guantanamo, Cuba, saying it has become a "propaganda and recruitment tool" for terrorists in the wake of continued allegations of prisoner abuse.

Los Alamos whistleblower beaten up -- A Los Alamos lab whistleblower scheduled to testify before Congress about alleged financial irregularities was badly beaten outside a bar — an attack his wife and lawyer believe was designed to silence him.

Hands Off My Medical History -- As the government shows more interest in seizing reproductive health histories, women are becoming more tight-lipped with doctors.

57 YR OLD GRANNY W/37 KIDS, IS A TERRORIST -- A middle school principal says she was fined and placed on a terrorist watch-list after airport screeners found a bread knife she mistakenly left in her carry-on luggage.

US Military May Be Closing Bases At Home, But It's Expanding Abroad -- "As fewer and fewer of our service men and women are stationed for duty in the US--except for basic training--and more and more are deployed for duty abroad, the locations of our military installations must shift. Home may be where the heart is, but bases, by necessity, are where the troops are."

Advocates see veterans of war on terror joining the ranks of the homeless -- Advocates for the homeless already are seeing veterans from the war on terror living on the street, and say the government must do more to ease their transition from military to civilian life.

Banned Fungicide Was Used in Imported Salmon -- Thousands of pounds of Canadian farmed salmon containing a banned fungicide were sold in the United States earlier this year, Canadian authorities reported.

Mental Health Screening! Time to pay attention! -- The fact is that our president has mandated that every American child, age 3 through 18, is federally ordered to be evaluated for mental health issues and to receive “enforced” treatment. Welcome to President Bush’s New Freedom Initiative and New Freedom Commission on Mental Health. Welcome to life-long profiling and drug addictions, New Freedom-style. READ MORE...

Damage from toxins can pass to offspring -- Scientists have shown for the first time that exposure to environmental toxins can cause permanent genetic changes that are passed down through generations.

Weapons Materials Missing from 109 Sites in Iraq -- UN satellite imagery experts have determined that material that could be used to make biological or chemical weapons and banned long-range missiles has been removed from 109 sites in Iraq, UN weapons inspectors said in a report obtained Thursday.

Wal-Mart Truth - Straight From Their Lips - Part 1 By Ted Twietmeyer -- Translation: "Small businesses, BEWARE...." If you are a company or small business owners, become anti-Wal-Mart activists now while you still can if you want to stay independent.

Wal-Mart Truth - Part 2 By Ted Twietmeyer -- "Every item bought at Wal-Mart adds another nail in the coffin of America's future."

Patients: VA improvements not enough -- Such accusations are nothing new for the Dallas veterans medical center, which has been beset by complaints and critical government reports over the past seven months. A MUST READ ARTICLE!!!

Homeland Security Memo Reveals Terrorism Records Are Being Sanitized -- A memo leaked to Narco News by some brave soul within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) offers a revealing insight into the so-called war on terrorism. In short, the memo seems to show that for at least one federal law-enforcement agency, investigating terrorism is not unlike the childhood game of “Duck, Duck, Goose."

Vet Warns About Overvaccinating Pets -- If you love your pet, you take him to the vet for a checkup each year. And that usually includes a round of vaccinations. But some animal experts say that annual vaccination could be harmful to your pet.

Measure would require uranium exposure test -- Louisiana is poised to become the first state in the nation to require aggressive screening for combat veterans who may have been exposed to the radioactive debris of uranium shell casings, which some say causes Gulf War syndrome. "Thank you, Louisiana for taking the bold position you have. You're telling the Department of Defense: You caused the problem. It's your responsibility. And we're not taking it anymore," said Joyce Riley of Versailles, Mo. If House Bill 570 becomes law, then Louisiana, perhaps unwittingly, will be siding with some veterans against the U.S. military in the divisive argument over whether Gulf War syndrome exists.

That's right! No child left behind...ALL WILL BE DRAFTED UNLESS YOU PROTEST NOW! -- ACCESS TO STUDENT RECRUITING INFORMATION- Notwithstanding section 444(a)(5)(B) of the General Education Provisions Act and except as provided in paragraph (2), each local educational agency receiving assistance under this Act shall provide, on a request made by military recruiters or an institution of higher education, access to secondary school students names, addresses, and telephone listings.

North Korea, Facing Food Shortages, Mobilizes Millions From the Cities to Help Rice Farmers -- Grappling with severe shortages of food and fuel, North Korea is sending millions of city dwellers into the countryside to work on farms as it girds for the worst, aid workers and other sources say. The Communist government has told its people to prepare for conditions as harsh as those of the mid-1990s, when famine is believed to have killed more than one million people, said a businessman in China who travels to North Korea frequently.

Heart Device Sold Despite Flaw, Data Shows -- When the Guidant Corporation told doctors last week that a popular implantable heart defibrillator had failed in a small number of cases because of an electrical flaw, it also said that it had fixed the flaw in devices produced after mid-2002. But now data provided by Guidant to a Minnesota hospital suggests that the company continued to sell the potentially flawed devices for months after it changed the way it made the device and had begun selling the new ones.

In the Prelude to Publication, Intrigue Worthy of Deep Throat -- This was not the way that Bob Woodward expected to tell the last chapter of the Watergate story that he and The Washington Post had owned for more than 30 years.

'No' Votes in Europe Reflect Anger at National Leaders -- Some are calling it a divorce; others, a disenchantment. Whatever you call it, the French "non" on Sunday and the Dutch "nee" on Wednesday have clearly left the European Union's proposed constitution a dead letter for now, frustrating the efforts of Europe's leaders to move to the next stage of integration.

U.S. ARMY OFFICERS CITE LACK OF TROOPS IN KEY REGION! -- U.S. Army officers in the badland deserts of northwest Iraq, near the Syrian border, say they don't have enough troops to hold the ground they take from insurgents in this transit point for weapons, money and foreign fighters. From last October to the end of April, there were about 400 soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division patrolling the northwest region, which covers about 10,000 square miles.

More evidence the 9-11 Truth Movement is having an effect -- The program was a hit piece on the 9-11 Truth Movement and further shows the effect we are having. The call to get involved in spreading the truth has never been so strong. Jimmy Walter is in the middle of a European tour, taking 9-11 Truth to the rest of the world and more and more people are seeing through the Bush regime's lies and deceit.

With 9/11 Trial Set to Begin, Prosecution Appeal Delays It -- The government's longtime effort to prosecute a student from Jordan who was an acquaintance of two of the Sept. 11 hijackers ran into a new delay yesterday when a judge sent home a jury that had been ready for the trial to begin.

Biological agent shuts Indonesian embassy -- An envelope containing a biological agent has been sent to the Indonesian embassy in Canberra in an apparent reprisal for Schapelle Corby's jailing in Bali.

Gitmo Detainees Say They Were Sold -- A former CIA intelligence officer who helped lead the search for Osama bin Laden told AP the accounts sounded legitimate because U.S. allies regularly got money to help catch Taliban and al-Qaida fighters. Gary Schroen said he took a suitcase of $3 million in cash into Afghanistan himself to help supply and win over warlords to fight for U.S. Special Forces.

Facing Chaos, Iraqi Doctors Are Quitting -- The letter came to this city's main cardiac hospital late last month. It was unsigned and handwritten, but its message was clear: It threatened the hospital's top doctors and warned them to leave their jobs immediately.

Israeli Firms 'Ran Vast Spy Ring' -- Police in Israel say they have uncovered a huge industrial spying ring which used computer viruses to probe the systems of many major companies.

Reversal of Andersen Conviction Not a Declaration of Innocence -- After yesterday's Supreme Court reversal of Arthur Andersen's conviction for obstruction of justice in the Enron case, there were rumblings among former Andersen partners and some legal analysts that this was the proof that the accounting firm should never have been indicted, much less found guilty.

Does this pass the smell test? -- 'Deep Throat' Unmasks Himself as Ex-No. 2 Official at F.B.I.

NIAGARA FALLS BRIDGE CLOSES AMID FEARS OF TOXINS -- The Rainbow Bridge, which connects the United States and Canada at Niagara Falls, was shut down for five hours Sunday evening amid fears that a hazardous material had been released.

Man Freezes Engine Gets 120 MPG -- There is a man who fills up his tank once every two months. One tank of gas, literally, lasts him two months. He is freezing the price of gas by freezing something else.

Is Mad Cow Disease Caused By A Bacteria? -- Lead researcher Lawrence Broxmeyer MD, who has appeared in The Journal of Infectious Diseases and other respected medical journals isn’t satisfied with the current explanation for mad cow disease.

Facing Chaos, Iraqi Doctors Are Quitting -- In the past year, about 10 percent of Baghdad's total force of 32,000 registered doctors - Sunnis, Shiites and Christians - have left or been driven from work, according to the Iraqi Medical Association, which licenses practitioners.

Steering Wheel Checks Alcohol Consumption -- If the car doesn't start, you are too drunk to drive. That is the premise behind a $600 sensor that can be installed in a steering wheel or in gloves and will test a driver's skin to determine alcohol consumption.

MAY 2005

9/11 European Tour -- Watch Reopen 9/11 LIVE via web-cast from Vienna, Austria on June 1-3, 2005! -- Please watch the upcoming live web broadcast of our "Reopen the 9/11 Investigation" tour. Thus far, the European tour has been a great success. We've been told by many that the information given is the most thorough accounting of the 9/11 attacks to date. READ MORE....

Exemption Forms and Information for vaccines -- All states allow a medical exemption and some states allow philosophical and/or religious exemptions. However, the American Medical Association is actively promoting the abolishment of religious and philosophical exemptions. (also site of the day!)

McDermott Leads Congressional Call to Study Effects of Depleted Uranium -- Congressman Jim McDermott (D-WA), a medical doctor, today introduced legislation with 21 original co-sponsors in the House of Representatives that calls for medical and scientific studies on the health and environmental impacts from the U.S. Military's use of depleted uranium (DU) munitions in combat zones, including Iraq. The McDermott bill also calls for cleanup and mitigation of sites in the U.S. contaminated by DU.

If Depleted Uranium is Safe, Let Them Prove It -- "Madam Speaker, today on behalf of 21 original Democratic co-sponsors, I am introducing the Depleted Uranium Munitions Study. The stakes could not be higher for U.S. soldiers and Iraqi civilians, and there is not a moment to lose, and I hope the Republican leadership will put it on the Suspension Calendar."

In Rising Numbers, Lawyers Head for Guantánamo Bay -- In the last few months, the small commercial air service to the naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, has been carrying people the military authorities had hoped would never be allowed there: American lawyers.

General's Career Ends When He Criticizes Iraqi War -- Outspoken general fights demotion.

Troubling chemicals detected in people -- Chemicals commonly used in everyday plastic products and beauty aids - everything from nail polish and perfume to garden hoses and food wrap - are being detected in people at levels that concern federal health experts.

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors directly alter activity of neurosteroidogenic enzymes -- Our results may thus help explain the rapid alleviation of the anxiety and dysphoria associated with late luteal phase dysphoria disorder and major unipolar depression by these SSRIs.

Holocaust Survivor LEAVING U.S. - Sees What's Coming -- Read his explanation as to why he is leaving!

East West Corridor sign near Evergreen, Alabama -- directing of possible UN troops or possible civilian transfer route?

Bird Flu Virus 'Close to Pandemic' -- A leading scientist warned yesterday that the avian flu virus is on the point of mutating into a pandemic disease and says that current estimates that such a pandemic could cause 7.5m deaths may understate the threat.

BASE CLOSURES: DISARMING AMERICA -- Our elected officials are not coming clean on this issue. They should be forced to admit that the base closures have little to do with saving money but all to do with disarming the United States.

IS THE SOCIAL SECURITY REFORM EFFORT OVER? by Devvy Kidd -- "Some of you have heard from constituents, I know, afraid that social security checks, for example, were going to be taken away from them. Well, I regret the fear that these unfounded stories have caused, and I welcome this opportunity to set things straight.

An actual response from Jim Talent, U.S. Senator from Missouri -- This is how the corruptions happens.

AMERICAN FLAG TAKEN DOWN IN ORDER NOT TO "OFFEND" -- Due to intense public pressure brought on by outraged U.S. citizens over the display of a Mexican flag, the Oregon Employment Department removed the flag from its 119 N. Oakdale Ave. offices in Medford, Oregon, but that isn't the only thing that has been taken down from its walls.

Address for donations for Iraq Vet -- Denise Thomas of Military Families Speak Out (MFSO) in Georgia has provided the following address to which donations to help out disabled Iraq war veteran James Webb of the Atlanta area.

Check out Bob Herbert: Rumsfeld and the degradation of the U.S. military -- How does Donald Rumsfeld survive as defense secretary? Read More...

Monsanto fights back over controversial GM study -- Details of the report, published by the Independent on Sunday in the UK, are alleged to show that rats fed the genetically modified (GM) corn MON 863 developed internal abnormalities, while these health problems were absent from another batch of rodents fed non-GM food as part of the research project.

Coke, Pepsi & the Gang Join Forces to Stop States from Banning Junk Food in Schools -- A health care activist who pushed for the soda pop and junk food ban in schools said she thinks soft drink industry lobbyists were instrumental in persuading the senators to kill the ban.

A Reprieve for EU Vitamins and Minerals -- A legal challenge to rescind the controversial European Food Supplements Directive claims its first success, but this is only a temporary respite from a systematic corporate takeover of herbal medicine and natural remedies.

The Tillman Scandal: 'Newsweek' Error Bad, Pentagon Lying OK? -- Where, in the week after the Great Newsweek Error, is the comparable outrage in the press, in the blogosphere, and at the White House over the military's outright lying in the coverup of the death of former NFL star Pat Tillman? Where are the calls for apologies to the public and the firing of those responsible? Who is demanding that the Pentagon's word should never be trusted unless backed up by numerous named and credible sources?

Tabloid says it paid U.S. official for Saddam Hussein photos -- Military will conduct an investigation into the leak of near-naked pictures. Some Iraqis say it's an insult; others say he deserves it.

World In Their Palm: Bilderberg 05 -- The annual secret meeting of the Bilderberg group determines many of the headlines and news developments you will read about in the coming months. But the Establishment media completely black it out. With the exception of half-a-dozen high-ranking members of the press who are sworn to secrecy, few have ever heard of the exclusive and secretive group called The Bilderbergers.

U.S. depends on Internet for info -- Internet Posting Says Zarqawi, America's Most Wanted Man in Iraq, Has Been Wounded. The statement, whose authenticity could not be confirmed, gave no details of the injury or how it was inflicted.

Yet ANOTHER Fluoridation Bill in the House -- Heads-up, everyone. Unbelievably, promoters of fluoridation have activated another mandatory fluoridation bill in the Oregon House. Using what is called a "gut and stuff" technique, the House Water Committee took an unrelated water bill, HB 2472, gutted the original text and replaced it with a clone of the mandatory fluoridation bill. Now called HB 2472-A, the new bill was referred on Friday to the Election and Rules Committee in the House with a recommendation that it be passed. If Election and Rules does pass this bill, it would go to the floor for a House vote.

Review of State Variances in VA Disability Compensation Payments -- All Veterans need to read this! (This is a .pdf file)

A List of recent VA Inspector General Reports -- VA Office of Inspector General List of Audit & CAP Reports Available Online.

From 'Duty, Honor, Country' To Depleted Uranium Cancer -- An Open Letter To Every American Serviceman!!

Operation Desert Crust - "a known neurotoxin to humans" -- Gulf war veterans may be surprised by an admission buried in a patent filed by the US government's Naval Research Laboratory: the polyacrylamide compound used since the second world war to stop dust blowing off desert airfields and roads degrades to an acrylamide monomer that is "a known neurotoxin to humans", says the patent.

Ad circulating the internet - Help protect your country-Earn your Criminal Justice Degree Today -- The U.S. Department of Labor predicted that by 2010 there will be more than a 29% increase in the demand for criminal justice professionals.

WHO Backs Smallpox Virus Experiments -- The governing body of the World Health Organization last week approved plans for genetic modification of the smallpox virus, the New York Times reported.

U.S. Defense Department Appeals Decision that Stopped Mandatory Anthrax Vaccinations -- The U.S. Defense Department last week asked a federal appeals court to lift an injunction that stopped the mandatory anthrax vaccination program for military personnel.

Al-Qaeda Gathered Equipment for Biological Weapons Laboratory Before 9/11, Documents Indicate -- Al-Qaeda was working to develop a biological weapons laboratory prior to the Sept. 11 attacks, letters released last week by the Defense Department indicate.

Top 10 recruiting articles -- take a look at these links to the top 10 recruiting articles.

GM Corn Secret Study -- Health Fears Over Secret Study into GM Food. Rats fed on a diet rich in genetically modified corn developed abnormalities to internal organs and changes to their blood, raising fears that human health could be affected by eating GM food.

Chicken Farmer, Invalid among Gitmo Detainees -- Records Reveal Guantanamo Stories. Some boast they were Taliban fighters. Others -- an invalid, a chicken farmer, a nomad, a nervous name-dropper -- say they were in the wrong place at the wrong time when they were plucked from Afghanistan, Pakistan or other countries and flown to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Their stories are tucked inside nearly 2,000 pages of documents the U.S. government released to The Associated Press under a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.

Dancing with dictators -- To American strategic planners Uzbekistan is a convenient lily pad in the Muslim heart of Central Asia: it is just a short hop for US military forces to Afghanistan, and on to the Middle East.

Dr. Robert Lull Was US ARMY -- Dr. Robert Lull Was US Army Nuclear Med Consultant.

Pope was investigating Knights Templar before his election -- The new Pope, Benedict XVI, was actively investigating secret societies including the Knights Templar and the Illuminati, it was revealed yesterday. Details were exposed by a local newspaper in Hertfordshire, England. Cardinal Ratzinger was head of the Inquisition, the arm of the Church set up to investigate, persecute or eliminate heretics. But the curious thing is, we now know that he started his investigation shortly before he was elected as the new Pope. Did he know something? He certainly made no secret of his ambition to become Pope.

The Rumsfeld Stain -- How does Donald Rumsfeld survive as defense secretary? Much of what has happened to the military on his watch has been catastrophic. In Iraq, more than 1,600 American troops have died and many thousands have been maimed in a war that Mr. Rumsfeld mishandled from the beginning and still has no idea how to win. The generals are telling us now that the U.S. is likely to be bogged down in Iraq for years, and there are whispers circulating about the possibility of "defeat."

New Patriot Act Dramatically Expands Secret Searches -- The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee is working on a bill that would renew the Patriot Act and expand government powers in the name of fighting terrorism, letting the FBI subpoena records without permission from a judge or grand jury.

Galloway Transcript -- The US Senate: Transcript of Statement -- Published on Tuesday, May 17, 2005 by the Times Online (UK) Galloway vs. The US Senate: Transcript of Statement George Galloway, Respect MP for Bethnal Green and Bow, delivered this statement to US Senators today who have accused him of corruption.

Nuclear Attack Planning Base - 1990 -- Maps of US states and effects of nuclear blasts. The Nuclear Attack Planning Base 1990 was an official estimate of the potential physical effects of a Soviet nuclear attack on the population of the United States, including detailed county-by-county assessments of damage due to blast overpressure, fire and radiation. A copy of the approximately 800 page publication, originally marked Limited Distribution and Not for Public Release, was released in April 2005 with the following caveat: "This publication was provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, for its academic and historical value only." A Big "Thank You" goes to Susan Rubel for sending our way! (also on the Site of the Day!)

Calvin College -- one-third of the faculty members of this distinguished Christian college sign the letter denouncing their commencement speaker... -- George W. Bush.

Tillman’s parents lash out at Army -- Former NFL player Pat Tillman's family is lashing out against the Army, saying that the military's investigations into Tillman's friendly-fire death in Afghanistan last year were a sham and that Army efforts to cover up the truth have made it harder for them to deal with their loss.

Laura Bush heckled in Jerusalem shrine visit -- Jewish and Muslim protesters heckled U.S. first lady Laura Bush when she visited a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site on Sunday during a Middle East goodwill tour.

U.S. Proposal in the O.A.S. Draws Fire as an Attack on Venezuela -- The U.S. has proposed creating a committee at the Organization of American States that would monitor the quality of democracy and the exercise of power in Latin America.

Mrs. Saddam says Saddam is not Saddam -- Please READ the following by Australian JOE VIALLS about Saddam's wife angrily stating this current ("underwear") Saddam we're holding, is NOT her husband! Our "news" media refuse to report what she said!

House OKs bill to erase firearms sale database -- The National Rifle Association flexed its muscles Thursday as the Illinois House easily approved a bill to destroy a state gun sale database. Read More...

Report implicates top brass in Bagram scandal -- A leaked report on a military investigation into two killings of detainees at a US prison in Afghanistan has produced new evidence of connivance of senior officers in systematic prisoner abuse.

The Anthrax Attacks -- "The Anthrax Mystery: Solved".

[We The People] Hard Evidence That Form 1040 Has NO Legal Basis In Law -- IRS Withdraws Criminal Allegation, Tax Convict Walks Free!!! This Right to Petition Lawsuit is far from over, but every update seems to give us a stronger position than before. Score one for Liberty and freedom from tyranny!!!

DEPLETED URANIUM -- from India to Italy to Palestine to Taiwan. Depleted Uranium (DU) is to Iraq what Agent Orange is to Vietnam.

The Unknown Unknowns of the Abu Ghraib Scandal -- The buck always stops with the handful of enlisted army reservists from the 372nd Military Police Company whose images fill the iconic Abu Ghraib photos with their inappropriate smiles and sadistic posing of the prisoners.

Ten Lies About Health Your Doctor Taught You -- A MUST READ!!!

The Dictator With The Forked Tongue -- Article featured on written by Ted Twietmeyer.

NASA SPACE NUCLEAR ROCKET ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT -- PUBLIC COMMENTS DUE BY MAY 31, 2005. NASA recently announced intentions to move forward with plans for the nuclear rocket (Project Prometheus) for missions to the Moon, Mars and other planetary bodies. They must first go through a public Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) review process. We strongly urge all Global Network supporters to help us by sending comments to NASA as soon as possible. Please share this e-mail with your list.

WHO report charts disturbing changes in avian flu virus, urges preparations -- The World Health Organization urged countries to make full haste with pandemic influenza preparations Wednesday as it released a report outlining disturbing changes to the H5N1 virus circulating in Asia.

Drafted Into Slavery -- Information you need to know about how the government wants to reinstate the U.S. Military Draft.

Recruiters 'stand down' -- NO ARMY RECRUITING TODAY!! The U.S. Army Recruiting Command has ordered its 7,500 recruiters at more than 1,700 recruiting offices nationwide to "stand down" today.

SADDAM'S LIFE IS A HARD CELL -- The pictures capture a Saddam Hussein far removed from the man who once owned 100 palaces, a huge yacht and a fleet of cars. This is the postdownfall Saddam - a man of no wealth, no luxuries and underwear that doesn't fit right. Read More...

U.S. Smallpox Vaccine Plan Hampers Drug Company Bidding, Industry Representatives Say -- The U.S. Health and Human Services Department this week issued a draft request for proposals for the next-generation smallpox vaccine for the Strategic National Stockpile. Read More...

Man who told others not to pay income tax gets 4 years in prison -- A 74-year-old man who represented himself as a tax expert and falsely advised clients that they did not have to pay taxes was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison, authorities said.

Marburg Toll in Angola Rises to 336 -- The number of Marburg cases and deaths continues to rise in spite of discarding of reported cases inside and outside of Uige. There is no specific cure and some 292 people have so far died from the 336 people who are known to have been infected.

Animal activists top FBI terrorist list -- The FBI says the United States' top domestic terrorism threat is environmental and animal rights activists who have turned to arson and explosives. Some of the activists also target companies abroad who have policies they disagree with.

Trump pushes own Ground Zero plan -- Officials in charge of rebuilding the World Trade Center site Wednesday were quick to dismiss real estate developer Donald Trump's proposal to scrap their plan and instead build "reincarnated" Twin Towers similar to the originals.

WHO report charts disturbing changes in avian flu virus, urges preparations -- The World Health Organization urged countries to make full haste with pandemic influenza preparations Wednesday as it released a report outlining disturbing changes to the H5N1 virus circulating in Asia.

Grenade Thrown at Bush WAS live -- The FBI said Wednesday that a hand grenade hurled toward President Bush as he addressed a massive crowd in Tbilisi, Georgia this month was a live device that could have exploded!

GOP Aides Say New Patriot Act Obliges Bush -- The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee is working on a bill that would renew the Patriot Act and expand government powers in the name of fighting terrorism, letting the FBI subpoena records without permission from a judge or grand jury.

Galloway Delivers Scathing Remarks -- Watch this 4-minute video of British Parliament member George Galloway speaking at the United States Senate! He's a strong voice for peace. He was against the war in Iraq, lost his seat in British Parliament because of it, recently got it back again, and the U.S. senate is trying to silence him again. He flew over here to defend himself. Hear what he has to say.

Study Reveals Racial Inequalities in Cancer Treatment -- An American scientific study indicates that close to 27% of black women wait as long as three months between their first visit to a doctor and the beginning of treatment.

Child Abuse Death Risk High in Military Families -- Children from military families are twice as likely to die from severe abuse as other children are, according to a North Carolina study.

SPACE WEAPONS-US Power to Control the World -- IMPORTANT Message from Dennis Kucinich. "The Administration is considering putting weapons in outer space, to give the United States the power to control the world. Read More...

Talks on GM labels stalled at Codex meeting -- Members of Codex fail to reach a decision on the creation of labeling guidelines for genetically modified foods as divisions on biotech foods remain entrenched between the countries.

Finally: A Cure for Cancer? -- Medical researchers say a medicine called Revlimid, which is not yet on the market, may be a cure for cancer some cancers, and may lead to cures for more, especially if the mechanism by which it works can be understood. Doctors who used it to treat a common form of leukemia discovered that the substance actually cured the cancer.

US 'backed illegal Iraqi oil deals' -- The United States administration turned a blind eye to extensive sanctions-busting in the prewar sale of Iraqi oil, according to a new Senate investigation.

The Associated Press needs your help -- the AP is writing an article for Memorial Day.  They are looking for your comments in regards to your sons or daughters joining the military and sending them to war. Send your comments to:

ACT NOW!  Please contact regarding Codex! -- Listing of Government Officials Contact Info in regards to codex!!

CIA DRUG RUNNING (OR WHY THE COPS LOOK THE OTHER WAY) -- FBI agents posing as cocaine traffickers in Arizona caught 16 current and former U.S. soldiers and law enforcement personnel who took payoffs to help move the drugs through checkpoints, Justice Department officials said Thursday.

Galloway takes on US oil accusers -- British MP George Galloway has told US senators who accused him of profiting from Iraq oil dealings their claims were the "mother of all smokescreens".

British lawmaker blasts U.S. on Iraq allegations -- British lawmaker George Galloway vehemently rejected a Senate subcommittee’s claim that Saddam Hussein awarded him lucrative allocations under the U.N. oil-for-food program and accused its chairman of maligning his good name.

Galloway rejects Senate accusations -- The sub-committee, chaired by Minnesota Republican Norm Coleman, claimed that Galloway funneled allocations through a fund he established in 1998 to help a 4-year-old Iraqi girl suffering from leukemia, and received allocations worth 20 million barrels from 2000 to 2003.

Washington state nurses sue hospital over mandatory flu vaccination rule -- The Washington State Nurses Assn., on behalf of the hospital's 500 nurses, filed a petition in federal court Oct. 1, seeking an injunction to stop implementation of the hospital's new policy of mandatory flu shots for all employees.

Mammography may cause cancer -- "Mammograms increase the risk for developing breast cancer and raise the risk of spreading or metastasizing an existing growth,' says Dr. Charles B. Simone, a former clinical associate in immunology and pharmacology at the National Cancer Institute. Read More...

More on CODEX ALIMENTARIUS (food code) -- and about how your life could be severely affected if this law passes.

Super Water Kills Bugs Dead -- A California company has figured out how to use two simple materials -- water and salt -- to create a solution that wipes out single-celled organisms, and which appears to speed healing of burns, wounds and diabetic ulcers. Read More...

Aluminum in Vaccines Produce Nodules -- Vaccinations containing aluminum hydroxide may induce cutaneous lymphoid hyperplasia (CLH), also called cutaneous pseudolymphoma, according to a report in the April Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Tested AIDS Drugs on Foster Kids -- To gain access to hundreds of HIV-infected foster children, federally funded researchers promised in writing to provide an independent advocate to safeguard the kids' well-being as they tested potent AIDS drugs. But most of the time, that special protection never materialized, an Associated Press review has found.

Journalist Questions Vaccine Dogma -- we haven’t really calculated the long-term risks that may be associated with vaccinations. Consider: The number of vaccines the Centers for Disease Control recommends before a child turns two has almost tripled since 1988 (chickenpox is one of those new vaccines). Meanwhile, a report by the state Department of Development Services showed the number of autism cases in California increased more than six times between 1987 and 2002.

Newsweek backs off Quran desecration story -- Newsweek magazine backed away Sunday from a report that U.S. interrogators desecrated copies of the Quran while questioning prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay naval base -- an account blamed for sparking violent riots in Afghanistan and elsewhere.

Pakistan Denies Report of CIA Predator Killing -- ABC News, quoting unidentified intelligence sources, reported Friday that senior al-Qaida operative Haitham al-Yemeni was killed by a missile fired from an unmanned CIA Predator aircraft. But Pakistan's Information Minister Sheikh Rashid Amhed told The Associated Press that, "No such incident took place near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border."

'Superpower behind' Burma blasts -- Burma's government says rebels trained abroad by a "superpower" were behind last week's bombings at three shopping centres in the capital, Rangoon.

$441 Billion Approved for Defense -- A Senate committee approved a $441.6 billion defense bill for fiscal 2006 that envisions spending an additional $50 billion next year for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

List of Proposed Military Base Closings -- See the list of military facilities the Defense Department recommended for closure Friday.

Info about the Codex Alimentarius -- Anyone who uses or is interested in using vitamins and herbal supplements better do some research and get involved now, before it's too late. READ MORE...

Navy Judge Finds War Protest Reasonable -- In a stunning blow to the Bush administration, a Navy judge gave Petty Officer 3rd Class Pablo Paredes no jail time for refusing orders to board the amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard before it left San Diego with 3,000 sailors and Marines bound for the Persian Gulf on December 6th. Lt. Cmdr. Robert Klant found Pablo guilty of missing his ship's movement by design, but dismissed the charge of unauthorized absence. Although Pablo faced one year in the brig, the judge sentenced him to two months' restriction and three months of hard labor, and reduced his rank to seaman recruit.

80% of our prisoners in Iraq are INNOCENT and should have been released! -- Janis Karpinski, the former Army Reserve brigadier general who was in charge of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, maintains she and other reservists have been unfairly scapegoated for the prisoner abuse scandal that shocked the world last year, and the the mistreatment of detainees may still be occurring.

Sony's new patents -- Sony has just been granted two patents for a method for "projecting" artificially-created sensory data directly into the cortex of the brain -- ultrasonic pulses that translate into an experience of sounds and images, smells and other sensations.

Holohoax Liar Confesses After 30 Years Of Lies -- The former head of a Spanish association of Nazi concentration camp victims said on Wednesday he was never actually a prisoner in any camp and had lied for almost 30 years about his past.

Mali jails 11 For Refusing Polio Vaccine -- Mali has jailed 11 men for refusing to let their children be vaccinated against polio, a judge in the West African country said on Wednesday.

Sold Out Churches -- In Russia and China, believers meet secretly in homes. When government officials find out about these unregistered Churches, Christ's followers are tortured, pastors go to prison, and property is confiscated. In America, churches meet openly and there seems to be no persecution. Why is America different?

GERMANS & RUSSIANS USED FLUORIDE TO MAKE PRISONERS 'STUPID & DOCILE by Devvy Kidd -- For the sake of your health and your family, I urge you to take the time to read all this important, fully documented research. You will see the major players and recognize names and companies (like Alcoa) who have been involved in this fluoride scam for decades.

Indignation Grows in U.S. Over British Prewar Documents -- Critics of Bush call them proof that he and Blair never saw diplomacy as an option with Hussein.

Cover Up in the Bayou continues -- On May 12th, Peter Kovacs, the Managing News Editor of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the region’s major daily newspaper, in a telephone conversation with veterans advocate Bob Smith, and a Times-Picayune political analyst stated that a story concerning a bill giving the right for service women and men from Louisiana to a best practices health-screening test for exposure to depleted uranium would not be published.

Former CIA Chief Says U.S. Unprepared For Bioterrorism Attack -- Former CIA chief John Deutch told a Senate subcommittee yesterday that the country remains unprepared for a biological attack, and called for a thorough review of U.S. intelligence agencies' ability to collect, analyze and disseminate intelligence on potential acts of bioterrorism.

Anthrax Band on MTV speaking on Project Bioshield and the Anthrax Vaccine -- This is a .wav file.

Judging Georgie: Why Bush must gut our courts as fast as he can -- That "smoking gun" Bush/Blair memorandum that just hit the blogs has proved conclusively that Bush knew all along that his 200 billion dollar war on Iraq was a phony war. I knew it was. You knew it was. And now we have the proof.

Jay Shaft: When Silence Becomes Betrayal -- Iraqi Children Paying High Price for Freedom: Thousands are Dying, Thousands are Dead!

The Sunshine Project -- Research and facts about biological weapons and biotechnology. The Sunshine Project works to bring facts about biological weapons to light!  A MUST SEE Website!

REAL ID = MAJOR NAIL IN FREEDOM'S COFFIN -- The U.S. Senate's unanimous vote on the REAL ID card is a tragedy for our nation. What an abuse of the U.S. Constitution! Ghastly news.

Tom Ridge Confesses Terror Alerts Were Bogus by URI DOWBENKO -- Former Director of Homeland Security Tom Ridge said that Bush Regime officials forced him to elevate the "threat level" on what he calls "flimsy evidence," reports USA Today.

Religious Freedoms under attack - Canada - National Post mandatory MMR -- Ontario public health officials are currently fighting an outbreak of a potentially serious yet entirely preventable disease. One hundred and twenty-one cases of rubella, a virus better known as German measles, have been confirmed in the province so far, and more are expected.

Draft Implemented? -- Be sure to check out this informative website. Be sure to browse the topics on the left hand side. VERY INTERESTING INFORMATION! sure to check out:

REAL ID ACT PASSES 100-0 -- Tuesday, the Senate unanimously passed the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill, an $82 billion package that the Pentagon says will keep the war functioning until September.

Drug in Test Acts on Gene Tied to Heart -- A chemical that singles out a gene thought to increase the risk of heart attacks has shown promising results in a preliminary test.

U.S. judge lets United default on pensions -- Retirees will take big hit, but how much is unclear as airline fights to exit bankruptcy.

Halliburton Lands $72 Million in Bonuses -- The U.S. Army said on Tuesday it had awarded $72 million in bonuses to Halliburton Co. for logistics work in Iraq but had not decided whether to give the Texas company bonuses for disputed dining services to troops.

The Health Effects of Electrical Pollution -- A MUST READ From The National Foundation for Alternative Medicine. (This is a Adobe Acrobat .pdf file)  Also....Please read: Wisconsin State lawmaker wants special electrical filters -- Concerns over the effects of stray voltage on human health have prompted state Rep. Barbara Gronemus to consider legislation requiring special electrical filters that might mitigate some of the problem electricity.

A New Round in Polio Fights Yet to Be Won -- the virus seems to be rearing up everywhere.

Female veterans cite health woes -- Female veterans are more likely to say their health worsened while serving in Iraq or Afghanistan, according to a new report.

IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED! -- Real ID Act -- Today is the day of the vote. Call your Senators. The bill you're calling about is H.R. 418 RFS. Tell them they need to remove the Real ID Act from this bill. -- Today is the day of the vote. Call your Senators. The bill you're calling about is H.R. 418 RFS. Tell them they need to remove the Real ID Act from this bill. CALL 877-762-8762.

Psychology Destroying The US - Who Will Rescue It? -- By Ted Twietmeyer - The USA "rescued" Europe from the staged, death grip of the Third Reich. But it is safe to say that NO ONE will come to the aid of the American people. The result will be the end of America. Period. The only way to stop all this madness from happening is to stand up NOW and just say NO. Read More...

Your Patient's Bill Of Rights-Or Lack Thereof -- By Ted Twietmeyer - Your so-called "rights" as a patient are essentially in two categories. Read More...

US government faked Bush news reports -- The US government admitted it paid actors to pose as journalists in video news releases sent to TV stations intending to convey support for new laws about health benefits.

IRAQ SMELLS LIKE VIETNAM -- "Iraq is an unprovoked war. Saddam was not connected to 9/11 as proven by the 9/11 Commission Report. Iraq housed no weapons of mass destruction. Iraq did not attack America nor was it attacking anyone the moment it was bombed. This war is like a world heavy weight boxing champion rumbling down to kindergarten and beating up on the class bully."

Race-Based Medicine Arrives -- In November, a tiny company called NitroMed unveiled results showing that its drug combo, BiDil, reduced deaths due to heart failure by half. The results were astounding, but there was a catch. The drug was only tested on African-Americans and had previously failed to show a benefit in a broader population.

MSG makes people fat -- So why is MSG in so may of the foods we eat? Is it a preservative or a vitamin? Check this article out to see just how many foods MSG is actually in!!!

Wisconsin State lawmaker wants special electrical filters -- Concerns over the effects of stray voltage on human health have prompted state Rep. Barbara Gronemus to consider legislation requiring special electrical filters that might mitigate some of the problem electricity.

Idaho Nuclear Lab Can't Account for Dozens of Missing Computers, Disk Drives -- A nuclear reactor research lab in Idaho cannot account for more than 200 missing computers and disk drives that may have contained sensitive information, the Energy Department's inspector general says.

Col. David. H. Hackworth DIES -- May 5, 2005 – Col. David H. Hackworth, the United States Army's legendary, highly decorated guerrilla fighter and lifelong champion of the doughboy and dogface, ground-pounder and grunt, died Wednesday in Mexico. He was 74 years old. The cause of death was a form of cancer now appearing with increasing frequency among Vietnam veterans exposed to the defoliants called Agents Orange and Blue.

**9/11 cover-up on C-SPAN 2 this Saturday with Prof. David Ray Griffin -- Prof. David Ray Griffin will appear on C-SPAN 2 (Book TV) this Saturday, May 7th at 2:30 PM EST (11:30 AM Pacific time).

**Jimmy Walter and Eric to be on Penn and Teller Sunday!! -- Watch The Video Preview!!

Proof the Fix Was In by Ray McGovern -- "We know how misplaced loyalty to bosses, agencies, and careers can obscure the higher allegiance all government officials owe the Constitution, the sovereign public, and the young men and women put in harm's way. We urge you to act on those higher loyalties. … Truth-telling is a patriotic and effective way to serve the nation. The time for speaking out is now."

IMPEACHMENT TIME: "FACTS WERE FIXED." By Greg Palast -- Here it is. The smoking gun. The memo that has "IMPEACH HIM" written all over it.

Chief Executive Quits at Merck; Insider Steps Up -- Raymond V. Gilmartin resigned yesterday as chairman and chief executive of Merck, ending a troubled decade-long term during which Merck lost its place as the world's pre-eminent drug maker and was forced into a product recall that has clouded its future.

In Kansas, Darwinism Goes on Trial Once More -- Kansas is poised to push through new science standards this summer requiring that Darwin's theory be challenged in the classroom.

U.S. Can't Account for $100M Spent in Iraq -- U.S. civilian authorities in Iraq cannot properly account for nearly $100 million that was supposed to have been spent on reconstruction projects in south-central Iraq, government investigators said Wednesday.

Counting the Many Ways Sugar Harms Your Health -- In addition to throwing off the body's homeostasis, excess sugar may result in a number of other significant consequences. The following is a listing of some of sugar's metabolic consequences from a variety of medical journals and other scientific publications. Read More...

Tony Blair Can't Win -- A British reporter from America explains why Britons will vote for a guy named 'Brown' - so Blair can't lose.

Militant Tactics by Nurses' Union Spur Big Drop in Schwarzenegger's Popularity -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger may have made a major political blunder when he called the California Nurses Association (CNA) a "special interest" and sought to block the independent union's successful sponsorship of legislation to reduce the RN-patient ratio in the state's hospitals.

Indonesia Confirms Second Case of Polio -- Indonesia today confirmed a second case of polio, but health authorities who were confronting the disease for the first time in a decade said they were confident of preventing a major outbreak.

Mystery of the Missing Salmon -- Springtime on the Columbia River usually means hordes of Chinook salmon swimming up the river, nourishing on their way centuries-old Indian traditions and a voracious commercial fishery. This year, however, thousands of salmon seem to have gone missing - and no one knows why.

No Nukes Is Good Nukes -- An interview with longtime anti-nuclear activist Helen Caldicott.

Planned US-Israeli Attack on Iran -- At the outset of Bush's second term, Vice President Dick Cheney dropped a bombshell. He hinted, in no uncertain terms, that Iran was "right at the top of the list" of the rogue enemies of America, and that Israel would, so to speak, "be doing the bombing for us", without US military involvement and without us putting pressure on them "to do it": Read More...

9/11 cover-up on C-SPAN 2 this Saturday with Prof. David Ray Griffin -- Prof. David Ray Griffin will appear on C-SPAN 2 (Book TV) this Saturday, May 7th at 2:30 PM EST (11:30 AM Pacific time).

Pakistan Reports Arrest of a Senior Qaeda Leader -- Pakistani authorities announced yesterday the arrest of a senior operative for Al Qaeda who is suspected of directing two failed assassination attempts against the president, Gen. Pervez Musharraf.

Judge Tosses Out Abuse Plea After the Ringleader Testifies -- The court-martial of Pfc. Lynndie R. England, accused of abusing naked Iraqi detainees in Abu Ghraib prison, was declared a mistrial on Wednesday when a military judge threw out her guilty plea over testimony by the convicted ringleader of the scandal and father of her baby.

Pentagon Analyst Charged With Disclosing Military Secrets -- The analyst is accused of giving data about possible attacks on U.S. forces in Iraq to workers of a pro-Israel lobbying group.

New Method Predicts Monster Waves -- This supports what Stan Deyo told a Power Hour listener regarding the rogue wave formation and frequency of occurrence. See highlighted blue text especially.

ATTENTION MILITARY -- Depleted Uranium Exposed -- Please pass on!!!

IRS/Kerry Target Swift Boat Vet -- Tedd Peck is a “Real Purple Heart” who is being falsely prosecuted at the hands of a US prosecutor's office who is acting maliciously towards an innocent war hero. There isn't one shred of credible evidence against Mr. Peck, yet there is a mountain of evidence clearly declaring his innocence.

NO RIGHTS FOR RESISTERS -- Christianity is reinventing itself. In the international arena, vast Christian networks now work hand in glove with UN aims to screen, monitor and remediate (through the dialectic process in facilitated small groups) every human resource around the world.

DoD to Resume Anthrax Vaccinations -- The Department of Defense announced today a resumption of its Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program (AVIP) under the conditions set forth in the emergency use authorization (EUA) issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Jan. 27, 2005.

Depleted-uranium test proposed -- House Bill 570 would allow any Louisiana soldier who believes he or she was exposed to depleted uranium in a combat zone to get a more aggressive test than is offered by the military, said Rep. Juan LaFonta, D-New Orleans, the measure's sponsor. "You don't get those symptoms in 20-year-olds," said Joyce Riley of Versailles, Mo. The former Air Force captain is spokeswoman for the American Gulf War Veterans Association. "I'm getting calls all day long from parents who are asking me, 'Why is my child sick?' " Riley said Wednesday. "Depleted uranium is one of the reasons these troops are coming home sick." Riley said that, while the U.S. Department of Defense screens for depleted uranium, it refuses to do adequate tests.

Iraq: When Was The Die Cast? -- The Bush administration's pious rhetoric about strengthening the United Nations was strictly for public consumption. Its talk about alleged Iraqi weapons of mass destruction—as Lord Goldsmith's legal opinion demonstrates—was crucial because the only avenue offering a fig leaf of legal justification for war was to claim to be enforcing U.N. disarmament resolutions. And President Bush's repeated assertions that no decision had been made about attacking Iraq were plainly false.

Anthrax Vaccine Victims Want Justice -- Former Guard Pilots Seek To Clear Military Records.

Would a Boeing 757 Vaporize on Impact or Act Like a Armor-Piercing Missile? -- This is a question asked by Christopher Bollyn, American Free Press, Washington, D.C.  Read the entire letter...

C-Span has decided to air David Ray Griffin's Madison, Wisconsin lecture again this Saturday, May 7th, at 2:30PM EST (11:30AM West Coast). -- Click here for details!

When authorities screen your children for mental illness -- Did you know President Bush is calling for screening every child and even every adult in the USA with the drug company screening programs exposed below? Read More...

Defend Pablo: Put the WAR on Trial -- 3 days of protest and events to support war resister Pablo Paredes as he faces court martial by the US Navy May 10th - May 13th 2005 San Diego, CA.

African Strain of Polio Virus Hits Indonesia -- A case of polio has been detected in Indonesia, World Health Organization officials said yesterday, indicating that an outbreak spreading from northern Nigeria since 2003 has crossed an ocean and reached the world's fourth most populous country.

Private England Pleads Guilty to Abuses -- Pfc. Lynndie R. England, the Army reservist who personified the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal by gleefully posing with naked Iraqi detainees, pleaded guilty on Monday to seven of nine criminal counts, telling a military court, "I knew it was wrong."

Pentagon Says Iraq Effort Limits Ability to Fight Other Conflicts -- The concentration of American troops and weapons in Iraq and Afghanistan limits the Pentagon's ability to deal with other potential armed conflicts, the military's highest ranking officer reported to Congress on Monday.

Congress May Require Closer Scrutiny to Get a Driver's License -- Congress is moving toward requiring states to verify whether applicants are in the U.S. legally before issuing driver's licenses.

To World's Horror, Flu Pandemic Begins and Spreads Around the Globe by Migrating Birds -- Russian scientists have confirmed today what many in the world have long suspected, a massive Pandemic has begun that within the coming year is expected to result in the deaths of tens of millions of the earths human beings, and in the hundreds of millions of earths animals.

Anthrax Vaccine Purchase for National Stockpile Is Imminent, Says Top U.S. Health Emergency Official -- The U.S. Health and Human Services Department expects within days to complete talks on a 5 million-dose purchase of anthrax vaccine for the Strategic National Stockpile, the official in charge of the effort said yesterday.

How Far Will The Army Go? -- Last month the U.S. Army failed to meet its goal of 6,800 new troops. Aware of this trend, David McSwane, a local high school student, decided he wanted to find out to what extent some recruiters would go to sign up soldiers who were not up to grade.
A MUST Read!

VA TINNITUS COMPENSATION UPDATE 01: On 5 APR 05 -- VA Court rules Veterans entitled to two separate 10% disability ratings.

APRIL 2005

Congress speaks on cops --
This attachment is an acrobat file to update those of you who have supported me throughout the NYC RNC trial, and lies. It is from Congress, to the Justice!  In peace and gratitude....Dennis Kyne.

THE NEW AMERICAN article attacking Dave vonKleist written by William F. Jasper -- 9-11 Conspiracy Fact & Fiction May 2, 2005. (brought forward for previous post) Please Contact The New American if you would like to voice your opinion at: THE NEW AMERICAN *P.O. Box 8040 *Appleton, WI 54912
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Bunker-busting nukes could devastate civilians -- Nuclear “bunker busters” could destroy enemy hideouts hundreds of metres underground but, if the target is in an urban area, a strike could lead to more than a million civilian deaths, warns a report from the US National Research Council (NRC) issued on Wednesday.

Bill Would Put Serial Numbers on Bullets -- A state Senate committee approved a proposal Tuesday to put a serial number on every handgun bullet made or sold in California.

Ahmad Chalabi Takes Over Iraq Oil Ministry -- Iraq failed to name an oil minister for its new government on Thursday and controversial politician Ahmad Chalabi was appointed acting minister of an industry plagued by sabotage attacks and uncertainty.

Interrogations Faked at Guantanamo, Witness Says -- Authorities at Guantanamo Bay staged interrogations of detainees for visiting politicians and generals to give the impression that valuable intelligence was regularly being gathered, according to a former Army translator at the camp.

Chicago attorney wants anthrax vaccines stopped -- The lawsuit also accuses the FDA of failing to prove the vaccine is safe.

Is Rumsfeld responsible for torture? -- Human Rights Watch calls for investigation of US Defence Secretary.

Interrogators 'botched hunt for Iraq's WMD' -- US military interrogators botched the questioning of Iraqi scientists in the search for weapons of mass destruction and their detention "serves no further purpose", a new CIA report has found.

Processed meats hike cancer risk by 6700% due to chemical preservative, says nutritionist

PANEL TO PROBE FOSTER KIDS' HIV-DRUG TRIALS -- By DAVID SEIFMAN The city has asked an independent group to determine whether proper procedures were followed when 465 HIV-positive children in foster care were put in clinical drug trials from 1988 to 2001, officials said yesterday.

Military Pollution: The Quintessential Universal Soldier -- by Lucinda Marshall As children, we were taught that the military protected us in times of war. We learned about soldiers being killed and wounded by 'the enemy', and how people died if they got shot or if a bomb landed on them. Sometimes innocent people got killed during a war, but the fact that most victims were civilians was carefully hidden from us by our elders.

Guardsmen Denied Ground Zero Retirement Credit -- By Maki Becker New York Daily News Hundreds of members of the U.S. Army National Guard who helped protect New York City after the Sept. 11 terror attacks aren't getting credit toward their military retirement for their service.

HR 418 -- A National ID Bill Masquerading As Immigration Reform -- A Warning from Ron Paul

GATHERING OR SCATTERING? -- By Paul Proctor April 23, 2005 I suppose I should rename this column “The Warren Report,” since so much of my writing time these days seems to be spent rebuking much of the spiritual whiskey he pours his patrons in the name of Christ, rendering them drunk, delusional and unable to distinguish right from wrong, good from evil and sacred from sacrilegious.

STATISTICAL CONTORTIONISM AMONG STATIN DRUGS -- Shane Ellison M. Sc. April 23, 2005 A veil of secrecy obscures the truth behind FDA-approved drugs, especially the cholesterol-lowering drugs.

H-1B VISA SCAM ON AMERICAN WORKERS -- By Frosty Wooldridge and Dr. Gene Nelson April 23, 2005 Our elected officials in Washington, DC take an oath of office to ‘defend and protect’ American citizens. more...

Canada: Class Action Accuses Banks of Illegal Creation of Money -- John Ruiz Dempsey, criminologist and forensic litigation specialist filed a class action suit on behalf of the people of Canada alleging that financial institutions are engaged in illegal creation of money, reports Tom Kennedy, a Canadian activist for economic reform.

One-Time GOP Insider Claims He Has Sept. 11 ‘Smoking Gun’ -- By Greg Szymanski Architect of GOP Resurgence Says Boeing 737, not 767, Struck South WTC Tower A former Republican Party insider turned Bush basher thinks he has stumbled across what may be the "smoking gun," proving the U.S. government's official story about the WTC attacks is an "unequivocal lie."

Inventor Creates Soundless Sound System -- By Typh Tucker Associated Press Writer Elwood "Woody" Norris pointed a metal frequency emitter at one of perhaps 30 people who had come to see his invention. Inventor Creates Soundless Sound System By Typh Tucker Associated Press Writer Elwood "Woody" Norris pointed a metal frequency emitter at one of perhaps 30 people who had come to see his invention.  more....

Beauty salons fuel trade in aborted babies -- Racketeers pay Ukraine women to sell fetuses to quack clinics for £10,000 courses of 'anti-ageing' jabs Tom Parfitt in Kiev Sunday April 17, 2005

Navajo Nation Outlaws Uranium Mining -- The Associated Press Window Rock, AZ - The Navajo Nation has outlawed uranium mining and processing on its reservation, which sprawls across parts of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah and contains one of the world's largest deposits of uranium ore.

**911 and the Precautionary Principle: Aircraft Parts as a Clue to their Identity by George Nelson Colonel, USAF (ret.) -- The precautionary principle is based on the fact that the failure to prove a proposition completely does not disprove the proposition. If the proposition warns of an ongoing or oncoming disaster (e.g. global warming) it is wise to take precautions. The proposition arrived at here is this: the 911 hijackings and damage to buildings were not the work of Arab terrorists, but appear to have been part of a black operation carried out with the cooperation of elements in our government. Read More...

"The New American" takes a stab at "911 In Plane Site" -- 9-11 Conspiracy Fact & Fiction by William F. Jasper. (brought forward from earlier posting)

Rumsfeld Seals The Deal On Military Bases To Launch Attack On Iran -- What was the purpose of Donald Rumsfeld's visits to Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan last week? There was no official statement on the agenda of the meetings with top Azerbaijan government officials. But the very next day, the commander of NATO forces in Europe, General Johns, issued a statement in the local press saying that the U.S. planned to deploy military bases in the Caspian region in order to ensure regional security. Read more...

Keep the focus on public health -- The Ontario government is too much interested in expanding its emergency powers and too little interested in averting future public-health crises, according to a judge investigating the province's response to SARS.

2 Brits nabbed with $3 trillion in fake US fed notes -- The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Thursday said it has arrested two British nationals with $3 trillion fake US federal bank notes in their possession, DZMM reported.

INVASION USA -- A legal citizen's arrest - Arizona county rules.

POETS AGAINST the WAR Poems of the Week 3/30/05 -- "Since January 2003, we've received thousands of poems, statements of conscience, and letters of support." Check out a few!

Theologian calls for response to 9/11 -- David Ray Griffin asks the tough questions about Sept. 11, contending U.S. officials had some knowledge of what was coming and possibly orchestrated the attacks.

FBI Tells 911 Rescue Worker To 'Shut Up' Over Finding Airplane 'Black Boxes' -- A 911 rescue worker said this week he was told by FBI agents to "keep his mouth shut" about one of the "black boxes" found at ground zero, contradicting the official story that none of the flight and cockpit data recorders were ever recovered in the WTC wreckage.

Oregon Bill Requires Drivers License Applicants To Register For Draft -- The Oregon Catholic Conference and Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon have teamed up to oppose a bill that connects drivers’ licenses with a military draft. House Bill 2575 would automatically register young men for Selective Service when they sign up for licenses or state identification cards.

Who's The Real Terrorist? -- GM Vaccines Recombine Into Unpredictable Hybrid. Genetically engineered pox viruses in cell cultures recombined with natural viruses to create new viruses with unpredictable and potentially dangerous characteristics.

Japan Still Bans U.S. Beef, Chafing American Officials -- Six months after American negotiators thought they had a deal to resume beef exports to Japan, historically the largest foreign market for American ranchers, this $1.2-billion-a-year market remains closed, as a result of a single case of mad cow disease detected in Washington State in December 2003.

Iraq Chief Says a Mass Killing, Under Dispute, Did Take Place -- The new Iraqi president said more than 50 bodies had been discovered, and suggested they were victims of a mass kidnapping.

"The New American" takes a stab at "911 In Plane Site" -- 9-11 Conspiracy Fact & Fiction by William F. Jasper.

US Military's Elite Hacker Crew By John Lasker -- The U.S. military has assembled the world's most formidable hacker posse: a super-secret, multimillion-dollar weapons program that may be ready to launch bloodless cyberwar against enemy networks -- from electric grids to telephone nets.

Autism Almost Non Existent in Amish -- Largely cut off for hundreds of years from American culture and scientific progress, the Amish might have had less exposure to some new factor triggering autism in the rest of population.

URGENT ALERT April Fools Joke Backfires: No 14 Year Old Recruits -- Please help spread the word.

Back to the future with Joseph Ratzinger -- The new Pope Benedict XVI's defence of conservative orthodoxy has not made him popular with more progressive Catholics, writes Stephen Bates.

The New Pope is a Disaster for the World and for the Jews -- Jewish Leader Denounces Selection of Cardinal Ratzinger as New Pope.

Cancer Risk Increased for Vietnam Vets Who Didn't Spray Agent Orange -- Vietnam veterans who were not involved in spraying Agent Orange experience higher levels of dioxin contamination, which is linked to an increased overall risk of cancer, reports a study.

A MUST READ!! Reasons Not to Invade Iraq, by George Bush Sr. -- On 21 September 2002, The Memory Hole posted an extract from an essay by George Bush Sr. and Brent Scowcroft, in which they explain why they didn't have the military push into Iraq and topple Saddam during Gulf War 1. Although there are differences between the Iraq situations in 1991 and 2002-3, Bush's key points apply to both.

Poem Based on the song "17 little children" by Karl Klang -- Remembering the children.

Should Officials of the FDIC be Prosecuted?  by Devvy Kidd -- We must clean out Congress in 2006 with the exception of Ron Paul and Tom Tancredo. These worthless employees have had decades to do their job. How long do you continue to reward employees who don't perform?

There Must Never be Another Waco -- The events at Waco have contributed to the disdain of federal abuse of power like nothing since the Boston Massacre back in 1770. (By comparison, the British killed 5 Americans in that assault.) Moved by grassroots pressure, the Congress of the United States convened special hearings into the conduct of those federal agencies responsible. The result was less than satisfactory to many Americans.

The SPP: Another Summit Sellout -- When President Bush, Mexican President Vicente Fox, and Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin emerged from their March 23 summit, they announced the establishment of the Security and Prosperity Partnership for North America, the SPP.

Marburg toll up to 235 -- The death toll from the Marburg virus epidemic in Angola rose to 235 on Sunday with about 500 people under surveillance after coming in contact with the Ebola-like virus, the health ministry and the World Health Organization said.

Is Marburg Virus in Angola a Recombinant? -- Comments by WHO on the recent Marburg outbreak in Angola, cited some historical information of Marburg that does not match the current data from Angola. The Marburg virus is acting much more like Ebola than with Marburg associated characteristics seen in prior outbreaks.

Bush administration eliminating 19-year-old international terrorism report -- The State Department decided to stop publishing an annual report on international terrorism after the government's top terrorism center concluded that there were more terrorist attacks in 2004 than in any year since 1985, the first year the publication covered.

Cochise County AZ fines MMP $750.00 a day -- MMP Director Jim Gilchrist has been informed that James E. Vlahovich, Director, Cochise County Planning Department has levied a fine of $750.00 per day on the The Miracle Valley Bible College in Hereford, Arizona for housing the MinuteMan Project.

C-Span Explodes 9/11 Truth Blackout, Will Cover Griffin Talk -- C-span has shattered the major media blackout on 9/11 truth by planning a nationwide broadcast of David Griffin's U.W.-Madison lecture Monday night, 4/18/05, 7:30 p.m. in 272 Bascom Hall. Related story:

An Unjust War by Charley Reese -- It would pay us all to remember that the war in Iraq was both unjust and illegal. We launched a war of aggression against a country that was not attacking us, did not have the means to attack us, and had never expressed any intention of attacking us.

The CIA's Kidnapping Ring -- U.S. ally Uzbekistan teaches interrogators how to boil suspected terrorists to death.

Say 'No" to Recruiters -- "There is no way I would allow my son or daughter to sacrifice his or her life for the benefit of some foreigners I don't even know. You should keep that in mind if some military recruiter latches on to your son or daughter."

Seven-year-old boy dies at home with flu-like virus -- The Mesa Grande child became sick last weekend and his mother kept him home from school all week. She told authorities that she took the boy to the hospital Thursday morning for a flu-like virus.

Bush Administration Covers Up Rise in Terrorism -- The State Department decided to stop publishing an annual report on international terrorism after the government's top terrorism center concluded that there were more terrorist attacks in 2004 than in any year since 1985, the first year the publication covered.

Toothpaste cancer alert -- Researchers have discovered that triclosan, a chemical in the products, can react with water to produce chloroform gas. If inhaled in large enough quantities, chloroform can cause depression, liver problems and, in some cases, cancer.

A New Revolution is in The Air -- Why does the federal government own 65% of all the land West of Denver, and less than 2% of the land East of Denver?

The Next American Revolution -- “President Bush is ripping this nation apart,” Ed Nelson, director of the U.S. Border Control said. “There is no question that, unless he and Congress change their views on open borders, mass immigration, exporting jobs and importing "willing workers," our soldiers may soon be fighting a war on a third continent, North America.”

OKC Bombing Surveillance Tape Confirmed And Corroborated -- The footage is not clear enough to identify anyone, but it adds to the body of evidence that a third figure - perhaps the long-sought John Doe No. 2 - took part in the attack with two other persons, the source said.

The OKC Bombing: A Day of Truth ~ Ten Years Later -- Ten Years Later events show support to the bombing victims' family members, friends and survivors of this tragedy. The citizens of this country deserve ALL of the answers regarding what took place that fateful day. We must continue to ask why full disclosure of all pertinent evidence has never been forthcoming.

Limits of Endurance -- “The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress."

Halliburton subsidiary KBR spent millions getting $82,100 worth of LPG into Iraq -- March 15, 2005 Story-In the latest revelation about the company's oft-criticized performance in Iraq, a Pentagon audit report disclosed Monday showed Halliburton subsidiary KBR spent $82,100 to buy liquefied petroleum gas, better-known as LPG, in Kuwait and then 335 times that number to transport the fuel into violence-ridden Iraq. (brought forward to remind everyone of this)!

How to defend against Bush: Rifle Propelled Grenade (RPG) -- from Jimmy Walter...please pass on.

Uranium Enrichment Project Newsletter - December 1999 -- The Uranium Enrichment Project plans to publish a monthly online newsletter summarizing events within the US uranium enrichment establishment. Thanks to ShOShanna at the X-Zone for sending this our way!

A Trail of Pain From a Botched Attack in Iraq in 2003 -- The mistaken attack has remained little more than a footnote in the story of the invasion. No one was charged and no one was disciplined. Soldiers wounded in the bombing, who did not get the investigation report, have been left to trade rumors on its cause. Until recently, some believed the explosion was caused by an Iraqi grenade, while others blamed non-American coalition forces. Read More...

Oregon Supreme Court Invalidates Same-Sex Marriages -- Oregon's highest court ruled yesterday that 3,000 same-sex marriages performed a year ago in one county were unlawful, saying that the county had overstepped its authority and that the licenses it had issued were unconstitutional under Oregon law.

Formal Complaint Filed Against Judge Greer in Schiavo Case -- Texas Businessman Michael Bradle filed a formal complaint with Brooke Kennedy who is the Executive Director of Florida's Judicial Qualifications Committee.

Lets Hear it For "Doctor Control" -- "According to statistics provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, there is an interesting correlation between accidental deaths caused by guns and those caused by doctors. There are 700,000 physicians in the U.S. that cause 120,000 accidental deaths each year. Accidental death per physician is 0.171 percent. There are 80 million gun owners in the U.S. responsible for 1,500 accidental gun deaths per year for a percentage of accidental deaths per gun owner of 0.0000188. Doctors are 9,000 times more dangerous to the public health than gun owners."

FDA Had Slammed Company That Shipped Flu -- A company that shipped samples of a deadly flu virus to thousands of labs in testing kits was criticized by the government in 2001 for alleged lax controls that led to a product recall.

Flu Strain Samples Remain at Large -- Health Officials Race to Tighten Rules - At least four countries and more than 1,500 U.S. laboratories reported they had destroyed all their samples of a dangerous flu virus that had been shipped around the world, but thousands of others remained unaccounted for yesterday as health authorities in 18 countries intensified efforts to prevent a deadly outbreak.

Local Hospitals Receive A Deadly Flu Virus -- At least four hospitals, including the Ohio Valley Medical Center and Wheeling Hospital, accidentally received a deadly flu virus from 1957.

Feds at Loss on How Flu Strain Got to Labs -- Federal officials are still at a loss to explain how a potentially deadly strain of influenza could be sent to more than 4,000 labs around the world.

Reason to never ever take any type Vaccinations! -- "If this was known as of March 25th, why did we just here about it April 13th. There's not one reason to have any of these virus's on hand except for the sinister motives of ' biological warfare'."

Vitamin C May Be A Life-Saver -- Mega-doses Can Counter Avian Flu, Hepatitis & Herpes, And Control Advance Of AIDS.

World Bank Chief to Become a Special Mideast Envoy -- James D. Wolfensohn will coordinate the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, the secretary of state announced.

Vet With Anthrax Disability Called For War Duty -- Maj. Elizabeth Robbins, an Army spokeswoman, said soldiers with various disabilities have deployed to Iraq and elsewhere. She said she could not speak specifically about Cordova's case because of privacy reasons, but that every case is closely reviewed on an individual basis."There's certainly a precedence of people who have a low level Veterans Administration disability rating returning to active duty and serving fully and honorably," Robbins said.

Cold bug tied to heart attacks in young men -- A common cold bug could cause heart attacks in younger men, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday.

Scientists Scramble to Destroy Flu Strain -- Thousands of scientists were scrambling Tuesday at the urging of global health authorities to destroy vials of a pandemic flu strain sent to labs in 18 countries as part of routine testing.

Federal Officials, Law Enforcement Forewarned of OKC Bombing -- US Prosecutor Beth Wilkinson told Stephen Jones and Federal Judge Matsch during a pretrial hearing in Denver in November 1996, that the entire federal family had been warning of a possible attack on the OKC federal building complex (Murrah and court house across the street) around the time of the OKC bombing. Wilkinson told the court in the pretrial hearing that she believed the FBI had not written an FBI 302 report on the warning.

Two Women Who Fought to Survive: Sindelar and Shiavo, Part 1 -- They were two women from different parts of the United States who became incapacitated at almost the same time under very difference circumstances. Their stories are both similar and different, but the outcome was the same. Both women are gone, one the victim of government bureaucracy, the courts, and the IRS; the other the victim of a controlling husband, the euthanasia crowd, and their minions in the courts.

MS-13 Gangs: Immigration's Third World Momentum -- “They come to do the jobs American’s won’t do,” President Bush explains. “They come for a better life.”

Domestic Violence Series Substitutes Emotion For facts -- For one, women generally use less detectable methods to murder intimates than men do, including poisonings, which are often mistakenly recorded as "heart attacks" or "accidents."  Read More...

MORE LOS ALAMOS SHENANIGANS -- There's only one reporter in the national mainstream press who's had the attention span to stay focused on the ongoing scandals at Los Alamos National Lab. On Friday, CBS News' Sharyl Attkisson had another remarkable story about the almost laughably corrupt business practices at the world's most important nuclear center.

DEFENSE DEPARTMENT TONGUE-TIED/Pentagon's new "Defense Language Transformation Roadmap," -- the Roadmap is a textbook example of bureaucrats forming committees and "assessing needs" rather than going to work. And sure, it's awful that the Pentagon still doesn't have a wide-scale program to teach soldiers Arabic and other foreign tongues -- three and a half years after 9/11. But whadya expect?

A million+ to war since 9/11 -- How many have gone to war? Even experts are surprised at the vast numbers of U.S. soldiers who have been deployed after 9/11. Even if troop levels in Iraq are cut next year, the military may be permanently damaged.

Bush arrest when visiting Holland in May? -- The dutch multinationals information service called the ''Netherlands 'News' Agency'' (ANP) - had to report it too: groups of people, political parties and other human rights organizations in Holland, as well as private citizens, have united and started in the city of the Hague an official court case against the State of the Netherlands, to force people from the dutch Ministry of Justice to arrest George Bush as soon as he sets foot on dutch soil in the beginning of May.

US children jailed for terrorism -- Teachers and Classmates Express Outrage at Arrest of Girl, 16, as a Terrorist Threat!

Follow-up on the Stupid News story of the Decade -- Risk From Deadly Flu Strain Is Called Low--Officials scrambled to unravel the mystery of how a deadly strain of influenza virus was sent to thousands of laboratories.

Videos Challenge Accounts of Convention Unrest -- Dennis Kyne put up such a fight at a political protest last summer, the arresting officer recalled, it took four police officers to haul him down the steps of the New York Public Library and across Fifth Avenue. Read More...

CODEX ALIMENTARUS is coming -- Once it gets here, it will be illegal to buy, sell, recommend or use any but 28 ultra-low dose nutrients, natural supplements, herbs, enzymes or other natural treatments whether you are a licensed health professional or not. The only legal health option left will be the pharmaceutical one. CODEX ALIMENTARIUS regulations have been approved in the EU, Canada and Australia. The United States is next unless we act decisively.

Possible link to cancer studied -- Some wonder if monkey virus is to blame for tumors in humans.

Malignant melanoma of the skin – not a sunshine story! -- The increased incidence and mortality of melanoma of skin cannot solely be explained by increased exposure to UV-radiation from the sun. We conclude that continuous disturbance of cell repair mechanisms by body-resonant electromagnetic fields seems to amplify the carcinogenic effects resulting from cell damage caused e.g. by UV-radiation.

U.S. Secret Service Investigates Art Showing Gun To Bush's Head -- Fake stamps in the exhibit show President Bush with a gun to his head. Organizers of a politically charged art exhibit at Columbia College's Glass Curtain Gallery thought their show might draw controversy but they didn't expect two U.S. Secret Service agents would be among the show's first visitors.

The Ultimate "Oh, we are so stupid story!!" -- Labs Urged to Destroy Pandemic Flu Strain.

UK trio face US terrorism charges -- The US has charged three British men with terrorism offences over alleged surveillance of major financial centres in New York, Newark and Washington.

Nobel scientist warns on bird flu -- Avian flu - caught directly from birds, and which kills in seven cases out of 10 - could suddenly sweep through the human population, killing 70 million people according to World Health Organisation estimates, a Nobel laureate warned yesterday.

Origin of AIDS Revisited -- The origin of the AIDS pandemic remains a mystery (ASM News, January 2005, p. 15). One theory holds that human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) evolved from a chimpanzee retrovirus, SIVcpz, that crossed the species barrier in an unknown manner. Read More..

3 Britons charged in plot against finance buildings -- Three suspected terrorists on Tuesday were indicted on charges that they targeted financial buildings in New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., in a four-year plot that prompted federal authorities to raise the terrorism threat assessment level in those areas last summer.

A Natural new approach to treating MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) -- Stabilised Allicin has now been formulated into an actice range of products called Allimed. Allimed treats MRSA patients successfully according to this research. (WARNING: this is a .pdf file)

Snitching 101: H.S. to reward informants -- ROME, Ga. - A high school is looking for a few good snitches. $100 for information on guns, $25-50 on drug possession.

When Polio, Every Parent's Nightmare, Fell to Dr. Salk -- Marking the 50th anniversary of Jonas Salk's polio vaccine are two new books and several exhibits that re-examine this remarkable chapter in medical history.

Notice to Readers Update: Management of Patients with Suspected Viral Hemorrhagic Fever -- United States -- In 1988, CDC published guidelines for managing patients with suspected viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) (1). Pending a comprehensive review of the 1988 guidelines, this notice provides interim recommendations that update the 1988 guidelines for health-care settings in the United States. This update applies to four viruses that cause syndromes of VHF: Lassa, Marburg, Ebola, and Congo-Crimean hemorrhagic fever viruses; although the risk and/or mode of nosocomial transmission differs for each of these viruses, the limited data do not permit clear distinctions.

Check out the number of viruses! -- Scroll down to the word virus to see the list of viruses!

Farmers file $7B mad cow lawsuit -- A group of farmers on Monday filed a $7-billion class-action lawsuit against the federal government, alleging its failure to protect against mad cow disease led to a crisis in the cattle industry.

Volunteers needed for terrorism drill -- Six hundred volunteers are needed Thursday for a state Department of Health exercise involving a bioterrorism preparedness drive-through clinic that will be set up at Vidinha Stadium in Lihu'e.

DPRK requests UN's assistance to contain bird flu -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has formally appealed to the United Nations (UN) and other international organisations for assistance to fight against the bird flu epidemic, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)'s press release.

Fear bio-terrorists may spread plague -- Diplomats pull out of Angola, ravaged by Ebola-like Marburg.

Doctors crack down on videotaping births -- SEATTLE, Washington (AP) -- Dr. John C. Nelson, an obstetrician, understands the desire of some parents to capture the miracle of birth on video. But a few years ago, he put a stop to the practice among his patients for fear the delivery-room footage could someday become Exhibit A in court.

Judge eases anthrax vaccine order -- A federal judge in Washington Wednesday ruled the military can administer anthrax vaccine on a voluntary basis to service members under certain conditions.

Scientist calls for world DNA database -- Everyone in the world should have their genetic profile stored on a database, but the information should be held independently of the authorities, according to the pioneer of DNA fingerprinting.

Iraq War showing more traditional illnesses -- Early assessments of the health of Iraq War veterans have led a local specialist on Gulf War illness to conclude that servicemen in Iraq are not contracting the illness that struck thousands of service personnel in the Persian Gulf War. But some medical experts say the optimistic outlook may be premature.

CBS cameraman shot by US troops -- Reporters Sans Frontieres today called for an investigation after a freelance cameraman working for CBS in Iraq was shot by US troops who mistook his camera for a gun.

Army Plans To Dump Nerve Agent Byproduct In River -- The U.S. Army's plan to destroy VX nerve agent stockpiled in Indiana and ship the chemical byproduct to New Jersey to be dumped in the Delaware River may not completely remove all traces of the deadly chemical, the government says.

Facing State Protests, U.S. Offers More Flexibility on School Rules -- Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings offered greater flexibility to states on Thursday in meeting the requirements of the Bush administration's education reform law, calling the changes a major policy shift.

The Big Fix -- The copious documentation of the Bush fraud keeps growing. Last month, experts using actual machines and returns from the 2004 election showed Congress how a lone hacker could skew a precinct's results by 100,000 votes without leaving a trace. More than 40 million votes in 30 states were cast on such computer systems, BlackBoxVoting noted.

Minutemen Project dangerous but puts focus on immigration policy -- The organizers of the Minuteman Project say that a branch could be coming to a border area near you, including Texas. Read More...

Blix says war motivated by oil -- Former UN chief weapons inspector Hans Blix has said that oil was one of the reasons for the US-led invasion of Iraq, a Swedish news agency reports.

Marburg haemorrhagic fever in Angola - update 8 -- As of 6 April, 200 cases of Marburg haemorrhagic fever have been reported in Angola. Of these cases, 173 have died. Kuanza Sul has reported its first case, bringing the number of affected provinces to six, all concentrated in the north-western part of the country.

Experts Question Worth of $16 Million U.S. Terror Drill -- The largest-ever U.S. terrorism drill was staged this week in New Jersey and Connecticut with a cast of thousands and a cost of $16 million, but experts wonder how much it will help in the face of another attack.

Shiite Leader Named Iraq Premier to End 2 Months of Wrangling -- The new prime minister, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, is a doctor and the leader of one of Iraq's major Shiite religious parties.

Air Security Agency Faces Reduced Role -- the Bush administration asked David M. Stone, the TSA's director, to step down in June, according to aviation and government sources. Stone is the third top administrator to leave the three-year-old agency, which was created in the chaos and patriotism following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

TSA slated for dismantling -- The Transportation Security Administration, once the flagship agency in the nation's $20 billion effort to protect air travelers, is now slated for dismantling.

The Basing Game -- The Pentagon is closing military bases at home and opening new ones abroad.

There have been several instances of violence against judges and their families recently -- See what a Republican senator had to say!

Translation of the Mexican "How to Cross Illegally Into the US" by the MEXICAN Government -- This is the translation of the Mexican version on their website. A big thank you to Michael for sending this our way.

Man Says INDIANA Doctor Locked His Brain In Computer -- A man who claims doctors have "locked" his brain in a federal computer, is now locked in the Vigo County Jail, on a charge of threatening a physician.

US May Be Holding Iraqi Women Hostage -- The US military in Baghdad confirmed on Wednesday it was holding two Iraqi women and was investigating accusations that they were being held hostage to pressure their fugitive male relatives to surrender.

Brain control claim by Indiana man -- A man who claims doctors have "locked" his brain in a federal computer, is now locked in the Vigo County Jail, on a charge of threatening a physician.

304 U.S. soldiers ordered killed by Pentagon in Iraq -- About 304 recalcitrant U.S. soldiers have been killed by the Pentagon’s special team, intelligence sources in Iraq have revealed.
The soldiers ordered killed were mainly among those who suffered mental disorders and protested against the massacre of Iraqi civilians and asked “Who were they fighting for”. NOTE: Folks, this was reported on several different websites. Do a google search on the title and you will find more links stating the same thing. For all our sakes, let's hope this turns out to be a huge mistake in reporting!!!!

Toxic Alert -- High Rate of Failure Estimated for Silicone Breast Implants -- Health regulators estimated that up to 93 percent of silicone breast implants ruptured within 10 years.

GEORGIA RESOLUTION: NO TO PRESIDENT BUSH'S MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING PLAN -- President George W. Bush, Jr. established the President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health in April 2002. While very few Americans have taken notice, due to almost no coverage by television media, Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) says it's a bad deal for Americans and their children. Read More...

Vaccine-Associated "Wild-Type" Measles -- Measles is the most contagious of the childhood exanthems and is the leading cause of vaccine-preventable deaths in children, mostly in developing countries. Read More...

Cancer vaccine will be a hard sell -- Parents balk at idea of STD drug for kids BY ED SILVERMAN.

Wal-Mart's Culture of Crime and Greed -- Manipulation, greed and wrongdoing in the name of profit are as much a part of the Wal-Mart business model as are those low, low prices.

911 LIES: WTC Jet Engine Confirmed NOT From Boeing 767 -- WTC Jet Engine Confirmed NOT From Boeing 767 By Jon Carlson.

OKC Bombing Truth Seekers Plan Gathering April 19, 2005 -- The rally will be held on April 19th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm in downtown Oklahoma City across the street from the west side of the Oklahoma City National Memorial.

FBI Wants Greater Search Powers -- FBI seeks expanded search powers; Justice Dept. also wants expiring Patriot Act provisions renewed.

Viagra linked to blindness risk -- Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School in the US identified seven men who developed vision problems after taking Viagra.

Radiation in SF's water by Dennis Kyne -- The title says it all...Don’t drink the water!!

Now it's Marburg? -- Marburg virus kills 150 in Angola!

EU Judge Rules Food Supplement Laws 'Invalid' (in preliminary opinion) Final Verdict in June! -- Controversial new European laws controlling the sale of vitamins and other food supplements were declared illegal by a judge today.
(April 5, 2005)

Gonzales Pushes to Renew Patriot Act, Critics Balk -- Coalition of critics wants Congress to revise controversial law.

$13 Gas, $105 Crude -- A new research report from Goldman Sachs sent energy prices through the roof on Thursday by warning investors that the oil markets are entering into a "super-spike" period that could see crude prices as high as $105/bbl. In addition, the firm said Henry Hub natural gas prices could soar to $13/MMBtu by 2007.

Are You Being Targeted For Euthanasia? -- WARNING: Beware of living more!

Tyrants Dictating Our Free Will -- What must be stressed is that our children are our future, our homeland’s leaders, and our hope for a better world and a happier life. Bombing them, shooting them, decapitating them, disfiguring them destroys parents and demoralizes our nation’s humanity.

Why the U.S. Media Is a Whore -- "Bush and his stable of journalistic whores seems unfazed by the current scandal; they happily concoct lies everyday as normal policy. For no other reason than this, the Gannon affair proves William Colby right. The mainstream media is owned--bought and paid for."

Political Groups Paid Two Relatives of House Leader -- The wife and daughter of Tom DeLay, the House majority leader, have been paid more than $500,000 since 2001 by Mr. DeLay's political action and campaign committees, according to a detailed review of disclosure statements filed with the Federal Election Commission and separate fund-raising records in Mr. DeLay's home state, Texas.

Vote to repeal Patriot Act at MSNBC -- Should Congress renew the Patriot Act provisions set to expire soon?

Resignation article from Air Force Magazine -- The resignations of Air Force Secretary James G. Roche and Marvin R. Sambur, the service’s civilian acquisition chief, were matters of both timing and desire to clear away obstacles preventing USAF from making the uniformed leadership changes it needs.

More on New Bush EO Quarantines -- People With Certain Flu-Like Diseases To Be Quarantined Under New Bush Executive Order.

*E.O. 13295 (Amendment to original) Relating to Certain Influenza Viruses and Quarantinable Communicable Diseases -- Read More...
*Original Executive Order 13295 of April 4, 2003

U.S. starts human tests of bird flu vaccine -- U.S. health officials said on Wednesday they have started human tests of a vaccine against avian flu, which experts believe could kill tens of millions of people if it becomes easily passed from person to person.

Codex Overview -- Confused about Codex? This article will help!! Thanks to Don for sending!

Terri Schiavo's remains cremated -- Parents, husband plan separate funerals.

Border Group Report Results in Arrests -- Volunteers for an effort to patrol the Mexican border reported their first sighting of suspected illegal immigrants, resulting in 18 arrests, authorities said Sunday.

Schiavo Case Spurring Statehouse Debate -- The arguments surrounding Terri Schiavo will live on in statehouse debate and new laws if an emerging coalition of disability rights activists and right-to-lifers succeed in turning the national agony over her case into a re-examination of when and how our lives come to an end.

Operation Topoff 3 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Top Officials Three Exercise (TOPOFF 3) is a Congressionally mandated exercise designed to strengthen the nation’s capacity to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from large-scale terrorist attacks involving weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). Read More...

The TRUTH ABOUT CODEX EXPLAINED (transcripts), very informative !! -- for proactivists and lovers of freedom, liberty, health, and the pursuit of happiness....Read More...

Bush Authorizes Use of Quarantine Powers in Cases of Bird Flu -- President Bush signed an executive order on Friday authorizing the government to impose a quarantine to deal with any outbreak of a particularly lethal variation of influenza now found in Southeast Asia.

Britain to pull 5,500 troops out of Iraq -- Defence chiefs are planning to reduce the size of the British military force in Iraq from 9,000 to 3,500 troops within 12 months as part of a phased withdrawal from Iraq.

Visible Signs of the New World Order -- what does the New World Order mean to us, and how will it affect our lives and the lives of our children? First, let’s make clear what a New World Order (NWO) means. Read More...

Dollar Headed For Collapse -- The US dollar is facing an imminent collapse and the global economy will suffer a "catastrophe" when it is rejected as the currency for trade, former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said in remarks published yesterday.

Mel Gibson on Schiavo: It's modern crucifixion -- 'Passion' director appalled by 'cruel execution,' rips state-sanctioned murder, pro-death agenda.

FBI searches former home of Terry Nichols -- Tipped they may have missed evidence a decade ago, FBI agents searched the former home of convicted Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols and found blasting caps and other explosive materials apparently related to the 1995 attack, officials said Friday.

What is in your childs vaccine? -- Check out the charts which have been removed from their website! A BIG THANK YOU to Kelly for sending!!

US Veterans Group Calls for Impeachment of Bush & Cheney -- Veterans For Peace, Inc. Calls on Congress to Impeach George W. Bush and Richard Cheney.

New With Views ALERT!  Are You Being Targeted For Euthanasia? by Mary Therese Helmueller, R.N. -- "It’s time to wake up! Euthanasia is here! We will be responsible to almighty God for doing nothing. You have escaped death by abortion but you are all being targeted for euthanasia!"

Diagnosis Will Not Be Verified by Autopsy -- Terri Schiavo's husband hopes an autopsy upon her death will put to rest any questions about whether his wife was in a persistent vegetative state, but doctors say science won't provide a simple answer.

Terri Schiavo's remains cremated -- Terri Schiavo’s body was cremated Saturday as disagreements continued between her husband and her parents, who were unable to have their own independent expert observe her autopsy. The Schindlers plan to have their own memorial service Tuesday at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Gulfport.

World mourns passing of Pope John Paul II -- Pope John Paul II was mourned across the world on Saturday, April 2, 2005 from his native land of Poland to somber St. Peter's Square, and to countries where he became the first pontiff to visit.

Pope in 'Very Grave' Condition After Suffering a Heart Attack -- The condition of Pope John Paul II was "very grave," the Vatican said on Friday morning, and he had been given last rites after suffering heart failure on Thursday.

Schiavo's Case May Reshape American Law -- The life and death of Terri Schiavo - intensely public, highly polarizing and played out around the clock on the Internet and television- has become a touchstone in American culture. Rarely have the forces of politics, religion and medicine collided so spectacularly, and with such potential for lasting effect.

Poem for Terri sent from a listener -- Please read!

Terri Schiavo dies, but battle continues -- Autopsy planned; Schindlers won't be allowed at burial site.

An MSNBC article about Terri's death, they posted past poll results -- MSNBC Poll Results concerning questions asked about Terri Schiavo.

Norm Olson: Parents' lawyer thwarted plan to send militias to aid Terri Schiavo -- Olson said the FBI had been monitoring e-mails within militia groups and on Tuesday, March 29, sent an agent from Traverse City to his home in Alanson and other agents to militia leaders in the South to question them about the plan.

Rumormill news says Michael Schaivo is a Scientologist -- Decide for yourself.

Draft May Be Needed in a Year, Military Analysts Warn -- If American forces aren't pulling out of Iraq in a year, a draft will be needed to meet manpower requirements, military analysts warned Wednesday.

Attack on AIDS Antiretroviral Therapy Wrong, Misleading and Dangerous -- United Nations agencies have condemned as wrong, misleading, irresponsible and dangerous a recent advertising campaign that both touts the benefits of vitamin therapy over antiretroviral therapy in treating HIV/AIDS and claims that antiretroviral therapy is toxic.

Raw Food Eaters Thin And Healthy -- People who follow a raw food vegetarian diet are light in weight but healthy, according to US researchers.

Mental Disorders Are on the Rise among Afghanistan, Iraq Veterans -- As many as one out of four veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq treated at Veterans Affairs hospitals in the past 16 months were diagnosed with mental disorders, a number that has been steadily rising, according to a report in today's New England Journal of Medicine.

The "I'm Offended" Germ Seems To Have Infected Everyone By Chuck Baldwin -- Never in my life have I witnessed a generation of people so easily offended. It's an epidemic! Furthermore, the "I'm offended" disease has infected virtually everyone without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, or political persuasion. Everyone, it seems, has come down with the malady.

ANTHRAX band will unite to speak against the vaccine -- PRESS Release!

Mean Justice by by Devvy Kidd -- When George Bush, Jr. was Governor of Texas, he signed legislation that allows the state to remove live sustaining measures for a loved one against the wishes of the family.

Barbarism or Civilization? The Choice is Yours by Dr. Edwin Vieira -- Nonetheless, the barbarians are well on their way to succeeding, because they are inside the walls of America's legal citadel, where they can--and plainly intend to--use the law to break the law...Read More...

Reshaping the Next Congress by Frosty Wooldridge -- It will get worse, unless you help William Gheen and all Americans reshape the Congress in 2006. This is our country. This is our yard. Over 20 million illegals are stomping on our Constitution and way of life. We will not tolerate it any longer. We are relentless in defense of our home, our children and the future of our nation.

Operation Clean Sweep by Devvy Kidd -- The core group of colonials who birthed this nation gave us a constitutional republic, not a democracy. Whose government is this anyway? It is ours. A government of the people, by the people, for the people. Unfortunately, over the decades career politicians backed by the two major party machines have taken over this republic.

If 22 Million Chinese Prevail at U.N., Japan Won't -- A grass-roots Chinese campaign to keep Japan out of the United Nations Security Council has gathered some 22 million signatures, increasing the chances that China will block Japan's bid to join the elite group, organizers and analysts said Thursday.

MARCH 2005

Tom Tancredo to Keynote Minuteman Rally on April 1, 2005 in Tombstone, Arizona -- "The Minutemen are in Arizona as a kind of Neighborhood Watch program to help the Border Patrol spot illegal aliens as they enter our country. A year ago in the month of April, in only one month, over 64,000 illegal aliens were apprehended in the Tucson sector," Tancredo explained. This kicks off the month-long Minutemen protest against our open borders.

Mel Gibson: Terri's Killing Is 'Murder' -- In his strongest comments yet on the Terri Schiavo case, Mel Gibson calls her killing "nothing more than state-sanctioned murder."

Robert Chapman of InternationalForecaster says we have lost 4,000 troops in Iraq and had 30,000 wounded -- "The United States is now an empire, which is being gutted. Large military and super weapons. A military that is paying a horrible price in Iraq and cannot beat a bunch of ragtag insurgents, because its leadership has betrayed them. 4,000 troops dead, 30,000 wounded as globalization and free trade rips the heart out of our country. Our President and our Congress are expediting the collapse of our country".

CBS Announces Terri's Death Before She Dies -- According to fellow radio talk show host, Glen Beck, CBS posted an article announcing Terri Schiavo’s death on its News website BEFORE SHE DIED. Written by Christine Lagorio and posted on March 28 it said, “Surrounded by stuffed animals and medical equipment in her small hospice room in Pinellas Park, Fla., Theresa Marie Schindler Schiavo died.TK” They, however, removed it within a day, but Glen Beck saw it and published it on his blogsite before it was removed.

Unraveling CODEX and Internet Rumors -- "The official Codex position, according to what was stated from the podium at the CCNFSDU session, is that Codex documents are not mandatory. Member countries decide how they wish to use them. Read More...

Soldiers Face Hurdles Back Home While Away at War -- Federal Law Is Supposed to Safeguard Them Against Creditors.

English as First Language -- Nowhere in any constitution have we found a defined power of "interpretation" given to the courts. That is problem #1 in this nation: mistaken notions about governmental powers.

The Religion of Politics -- Did our founding fathers intend the separation of church and state as it is commonly used today? Can we truly have a body politic without a religion? A look into history helps us understand the question as well as the answer since history is full of accounts detailing the persecution of individuals for any beliefs other then the ones accepted by the heads of the current ruling government.

ANWR: DUMP LAMAR'S BILLION-DOLLAR-BOONDOGGLE -- In every Congress since 1995, Senate Democrats have killed every effort to utilize our own oil reserves.

Supreme Court Removes Hurdle to Suits Alleging Age Bias -- The justices ruled that workers can sue for age discrimination without proving that the discrimination was intentional.

CHRISTIAN LEADERS ABANDON TERRI SCHIAVO -- Where is the church? The eyes of the world are on Pinellas Florida. The media is giving around-the-clock coverage. What a chance to stand up for Christ.

CDC kills fallout study -- The federal government, after already spending $8 million on the project, has yanked funding for a study of possible connections between thyroid health effects and the radioactive fallout that hit southern Utah and nearby areas of Nevada decades ago. Read More...

Project Badger -- Third Tri-Service Task Force Meeting Memorandum (Project Badger) Written Oct. 18, 1990 once classified but declassified on Oct. 16, 1996. From The Dept. of the Army, U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD. (this is a .pdf file)

Tri-Service Vaccine Task Force -- From The Dept. of the Army, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. Written on Dec. 7, 1990. Once classified until Oct. 10, 1996. (this is a .pdf file)

Nine States Sue Gov't Over Mercury Rules -- Nine states filed a lawsuit against the federal government Tuesday, challenging new regulations they say fail to protect children and expectant mothers from dangers posed by mercury emissions from power plants.

Terrorism bill would stiffen penalties for animal rights threats -- A terrorism bill would add Ohio to a growing number of states seeking harsher penalties for attacks by animal rights activists and environmentalists, including those against dog food makers, farms where animals are caged and university animal labs.

Update on Teri: Courts attempt to wash the blood off their hands -- A federal appeals court early Wednesday agreed to consider a petition for a new hearing on whether to reconnect Terri Schiavo's feeding tube. The ruling by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals came as the severely brain-damaged woman entered her 13th day without nourishment.

U.S. to create list of 'unstable' nations -- U.S. intelligence experts are preparing a list of 25 countries deemed unstable and, thus, candidates for intervention.

Jerry Falwell in critical condition -- The Rev. Jerry Falwell was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday, battling his second case of viral pneumonia in just five weeks, hospital and church officials said.

Stop the Draft Before It Starts -- Help Build a Movement to Stop the Draft! March 31 is National Day of Action to Stop the Draft. A Must read website!!

Alma Mater As Big Brother/Seeking Truth from justice -- A proposal by the Education Department would force every college and university in America to report all their students' Social Security numbers and other information about each individual -- including credits earned, degree plan, race and ethnicity, and grants and loans received -- to a national databank. The government will record every student, regardless of whether he or she receives federal aid, in the databank.

"Research on George Felos?" -- read information concerning George Felos. Thanks goes out to Bonnie James for sending.

DU death toll tops 11,000 -- The death toll from the highly toxic weapons component known as depleted
uranium (DU) has reached 11,000 soldiers and the growing scandal may be the reason behind Anthony Principi’s departure as secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department. (Nationwide Media Blackout Keeps U.S. Public Ignorant About This Important Story) (also check out our DU section on the links page)


Now even the recruiters are going AWOL!! -- At least 37 members of the Army Recruiting Command, which oversees enlistment, have gone AWOL since October 2002, Army figures show. And, in what recruiters consider another sign of stress, the number of improprieties committed - signing up unqualified people to meet quotas or giving bonuses or other enlistment benefits to recruits not eligible for them - has increased, Army documents show.

SAFETY TIPS FOR WOMEN -- A Must Read for all Women!!

Jurors consulted the Bible -- Colorado Court Bars Execution Because Jurors Consulted Bible. The Bible, the court said, constituted an improper outside influence and a reliance on what the court called a "higher authority."

Check out the closest military installation next to you -- U.S. Military Installations (Publicly Known).

Important article on "Who sunk the Titanic" -- What was the real story behind the sinking of the Titanic? Read More... (Thanks to Sheila for sending!)

The US Congress will hold a Senate Hearing on CAFTA on April 6th, chaired by Senator Grassly of Iowa -- The Bush administration appears to be ready to send the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) to Congress. The Washington Insider reported that Senate Finance Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said his panel will hold a hearing on the pact April 6.

Executive Order 13139 which Clinton released for experimental vaccines -- Clinton responded to Congressional hearings by issuing Executive Order 13139 on September 30, 1999. It denies servicemen the right to refuse experimental vaccines that are "not yet approved by the FDA for its intended use," language that obviously covers the anthrax vaccine.

LISTEN TO Archived 4-HOUR DEPLETED URANIUM SPECIAL -- Hear Maj. Doug Rokke, PhD, Ret., article below, tell his story, along with 5 other DU Experts -Leuren Moret, Bob Nichols, Dennis Kyne, Sue Riordan, Karen Parker & more. LET'S ENSURE COMPLIANCE!-Depleted Uranium Situation Requires Action  (please sign this petition!)

FBI Aided Saudi Flight after 9/11 -- Washington - The episode has been retold so many times in the last three and a half years that it has become the stuff of political legend: in the frenzied days after Sept. 11, 2001, when some flights were still grounded, dozens of well-connected Saudis, including relatives of Osama bin Laden, managed to leave the United States on specially chartered flights.

Some Creditors Make Illegal Demands on Active-Duty Soldiers -- Americans heading off to war are facing demands from companies trying to collect on debts that, by law, they cannot enforce.

Believe It Or Not!!! - SCHOOL KILLER WAS ON PROZAC -- THIS PROZAC IN OUR SCHOOLS IS DISASTROUS! 'The clues were all there'. School shooter depicted as deeply disturbed, ignored teen.

Showdown at the Hospice!!!! -- Florida officials' attempt, fail to seize Schiavo. "FOLKS, IT IS INEVITABLE!!! BLOODSHED IS COMING TO THIS LAND. THE FORCES OF GOOD AND EVIL WILL CLASH SOON"!!!

US Torture Center in Mosul Revealed -- Fresh Details Emerge of Iraqis' Abuse by American Soldiers.

Revolution That Came Too Soon Starts to Fall Apart in Chaotic Kyrgyzstan -- Mary Dejevsky reports from the capital on violent ethnic rivalry and a growing sense that no one is in control.

"Life Unworthy of Life" and other Medical Killing Programmes -- During the Third Reich a minority of medical practitioners and public health officials in positions of authority, following an authorization decreed by Adolf Hitler in August 1939,directly implemented a policy of extermination respecting segments of the population who were diagnosed as suffering from severe mental and/or physical dysfunction. A much larger percentage of these groups were complicit directly or indirectly in the programme. Read More... (Thanks to Bonnie for sending)

Despite Evidence, Military Tribunal Found Detainee Guilty -- US military intelligence, German authorities found no ties to terrorists.

Cheney, Rumsfeld, Wolfowitz: 'Ooops, Did We Say That about Iran?' -- Lacking direct evidence, Bush administration officials argue that Iran's nuclear program must be a cover for bomb-making. Vice President Cheney recently said, "They're already sitting on an awful lot of oil and gas. Nobody can figure why they need nuclear as well to generate energy." Yet Cheney, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and outgoing Deputy Secretary Paul Wolfowitz held key national security posts when the Ford administration made the opposite argument 30 years ago.


*Tuberculosis, TB Test and BCG Vaccine -- Information regarding the TB test. Related Article click here!
Also: Hidden Facts about Tuberculosis, the TB Test and the BCG Vaccine

Gulf War Syndrome Military Made? -- A cover-up of immense proportions is under way in the U.S. Defense Department, with the complicity of the media. It’s about the origin of Gulf War Syndrome (GWS), a disease similar to chronic fatigue syndrome and with 31 different symptoms. GWS has already taken the lives of at least 6,000 U.S. soldiers and infected an estimated 100,000 more of those who fought in the 1991 Gulf War. It may also be entering the general civilian population, but the media are conspicuously silent on the true source of GWS.

EPIDEMIC The Dark at the End of the Tunnel -- In Britain, at the present time, around one third of general hospital patients are suffering from cancer. Two out of five of the population have, or will develop, the disease. If we accept the figures, for cancer incidence, of 30 percent in 1980, 40 percent now and 50 percent in the year 2010, at the present rate of increase the figure will reach 100 percent around 2080. A multitude of factors suggest that the rise is set to accelerate.

FOCUS - Stirling Newberry | Collision Course -- Europe is in the process of trying to pass a new constitution, and it is going to be a delicate business. Le Figaro reported that, for the first time, more than half of French surveyed were against the new constitution, and the opposition asked Chirac to put his own political weight behind its passage. Why should this be of interest to the US, and even more so to the opposition to Bush? Because Europe and the Bush are on a collision course, over a deep issue: what kind of world we will live in. It is a global game of chicken over wages and prices.

After the War Comes Cancer -- Iraqi women fear for their children's future.

Vaccination - Assault on the Species -- Until stocks ran out, the Hep B shot was derived from the blood of homosexual men infected with Hep B; the typhoid vaccine derives from human excrement; the whooping cough vaccine is from the mucus of infected children. Until it was quietly changed to pig gelatin, the MMR used cow material. It is not known how many millions of children were injected with gelatin from BSE-infected cattle.

West Nile Plot Exposed! -- While environmental groups attempted to obtain court orders to stop the spraying against the West Nile Virus, and while the Dept. of Health began taking random blood samples from Staten Islanders whose neighborhoods had been sprayed, and while the federal government gave the state $5 million in emergency funding to help defray the cost of dealing with the "epidemic," another West Nile Virus story broke that may, in the end, have very broad implications. Read More...

Schindlers launch new appeal -- Schiavo attorney calls further legal action futile, desperate.

Something Stinks,and It ain't the Tuna! -- "Every court in FLorida so far has refused to spare Terri's life. WE hold on to the hope that today the SUPREME court of Florida will step up and say.."She Lives". I believe in miracles".

Americans Clueless About gene-altered Food -- Survey: Most folks unaware they have been eating biotech foods for years.

School shooter was on prozac -- He was taking the antidepressant Prozac and at least once was hospitalized for suicidal tendencies, said Gayle Downwind, a cultural coordinator at Red Lake Middle School, who taught Weise. It was not uncommon for Weise to spend at least one night a week at her home. "He considered my house a safe place to be," she said.

Paonia grieves for child victims of lodge blast -- Crews painstakingly sifted through the charred debris of a remote lodge today, searching for the bodies of three children killed when the building exploded and burned. The Electric Mountain Lodge near Paonia was leveled by the blast, which authorities suspect was caused by propane.

Chronic Illness Can be Cured With Raw Foods -- Cooking food destroys the natural enzymes found in food which facilitate digestion. There is no doubt that uncooked food is much easier for the body to digest and assimilate.

Mental Health, Education & Social Control -- Who has allowed the power elite to gain the social control over our lives they now enjoy?

Illegal Immigration Crime Wave, Part 1, 2, & 3 -- Few Americans realize that 29 percent of criminals filling jails across this country are illegal and legal immigrants. They cost US taxpayers $1.6 billion annually. The ones that suffer from tuberculosis or hepatitis spread those diseases to other inmates. This causes further medical costs into the millions.

SAFETY TIPS FOR WOMEN -- A Must Read for all Women!!

Christ Lives in America as Long as We Honor Him! -- the hatred and animosity against the Gospel reveals deeper motives within the hearts of those who attempt to attack the founding principles of our beloved republic. Read More...

Protests Force Authoritarian Leader to Flee in Kyrgyzstan -- It was the third time a government of a former Soviet republic has been toppled in a popular uprising in a year and a half.

FDLE Agent Implicates McCabe in Halting Schiavo Probe; New Evidence, Subpoena Could Save Terri -- Terri Schiavo's life could be saved by a piece of paper...A simple subpoena.

2004 Crude Oil Imports From Persian Gulf Highlights: Released on February 23, 2005 -- many factors determine the source of a company's crude oil imports. Read More... Thanks to Craig Blanchard for sending this info!

Affidavit of CARLA SAUER IYER, RN regarding Terri Shindler -- read the affadavit.

Schiavo's Parents Appeal After Judge Declines to Order Feeding -- A federal judge refused to order Terri Schiavo's feeding tube reinserted Tuesday, and as their legal options dwindled her stunned parents quickly appealed to the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, which gave no hint when it would rule.

Billboards from God -- Check them out.

Behind the Why of a Rampage, Loner With a Taste for Nazism -- Before the storm of bullets that left 10 dead, Jeff Weise was rarely noticed. But when he was, people saw a brooding teenager.

Soldiers Fear the Needle -- The Pentagon still fights for its anthrax vaccine!

NC Peace & Justice Coalition -- Fayetteville News Coverage!

Doc Says Vaccine Additives Safe -- After reviewing dozens of scientific studies, a leading vaccine expert concludes that preservatives, additives and other substances contained in vaccines pose very little risk to children receiving those vaccines.

Recruiter-turned-peacenik hits nerve in N.C. -- This young man left a Marine recruiter and returned a peacenik. Read More...

Canadian Prime Minister given thumbs up on BMD stand -- Canadians are giving Prime Minister Paul Martin an overwhelming thumbs up for his refusal to join the U.S. missile defence project, a new poll suggests.

Myanmar Asked to Check Bird Flu Report -- The United Nations food agency has asked Myanmar authorities to check a report of a possible outbreak of Asia's deadly bird flu in the military-ruled country, a U.N. official said on Wednesday.


Wolfowitz at the World Bank (A Must Read) -- If you really don't know what the "World Bank" is all about, you would think that President Bush was joking in nominating Paul Wolfowitz to be the new president of the Bank, replacing Jim Wolfensohn. Read More...

Depleted Uranium Munitions Disabling Hundreds of Thousands of Vets -- “This malady (from uranium munitions), that thousands of our military have suffered and died from, has finally been identified as the cause of this sickness, eliminating the guessing. Don't forget to check out the DU section on the Links page!

Details on Depleted Uranium -- “DU dust does more than wreak havoc on the immune systems of those who breathe it or touch it; the substance also alters one’s genetic code,” Koehler wrote. “The Pentagon’s response to such charges is denial, denial, denial. And the American media is its moral co-conspirator.” Don't forget to check out the DU section on the Links page!

Investigators Argue for Access to Private Data -- In the heated debate over privacy rights and the sale of personal information by the data-mining industry, one story may represent a contrarian's view.

Life-long Republican believes only piece of Flight 77 wreckage was planted at Pentagon on 9/11 -- Right wing conservatives would probably say "it’ll be a cold day in hell" before one of their own portrayed President Bush as a fascist and a bold-faced liar about the 9/11 attacks and his motives behind the Iraq war. But that’s just what Jim Hanson of Columbus, Ohio, a longtime Republican and former district campaign manager for Richard Nixon, thinks of our bible-toting, gun slinging President.

Paranoia Grips the U.S. Capital -- The film Seven Days In May is one of my all-time favorites. The gripping 1964 drama, starring Burt Lancaster, depicts an attempted coup by far rightists in Washington using a top-secret Pentagon anti-terrorist unit called something like "Contelinpro."

Democrats slam budget cuts for veterans' services -- The governor of Pennsylvania on Saturday said the federal government must do a better job helping America's war veterans and criticized proposed budget cuts affecting them.

'One huge US jail' -- Afghanistan is the hub of a global network of detention centres, the frontline in America's 'war on terror', where arrest can be random and allegations of torture commonplace. Adrian Levy and Cathy Scott-Clark investigate on the ground and talk to former prisoners.

Thousands rally against Musharraf -- Tens of thousands of people from all religious parties have staged a rally in Karachi against Pakistan's president, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, declaring him unacceptable because of his pro-American policies.

Guantanamo Bay abuse 'videotaped' -- Video footage of the treatment of prisoners by the US military at Guantanamo Bay would reveal many cases of substantial abuse as "explosive as anything from Abu Ghraib", a lawyer says.


The Hidden Hand Of The CIA, 911 And Popular Mechanics By Christopher Bollyn -- A brutal purge of the senior staff at Popular Mechanics preceded the publication of last month's scandalous propaganda piece about 9/11. Pulling the strings is the grand dame of Hearst Magazines and behind the scene is her obscure husband a veteran propaganda expert and former special assistant to the director of the C.I.A. Read More...

Bird flu hits central province, 195 locals show symptoms -- A commune in central Vietnam has been severely hit by the bird flu, with 195 patients showing symptoms and two children testing positive with the virus, reported a top provincial official.

Iraq veterans sue over war trauma -- THIRTY Iraq War veterans are taking legal action against the British Army, claiming they were thrown out of the ranks after ruining their mental and physical health in the battle to oust Saddam Hussein.

A Beautiful Prayer -- read it in your spare time.

Updated FLU Information!! -- Find the latest news on the Flu 'Oddities' here!!

Europe Wonders if Wolfowitz is Right Man for the Job -- A day after Bush put forward his arch-conservative deputy defense secretary as World Bank chief, Europe is still mulling the controversial choice.

FBI Whistleblower Edmonds Files New Lawsuit -- Sibel Edmonds, a former FBI contract linguist who was terminated in 2002 after becoming a whistleblower regarding the 9/11 tragedy, today filed the most detailed lawsuit to date outlining her allegations.

On the lighter side -- "The best laid plans of mice and men (or women)".

Lessons of the Geese -- Have a pleasant day!!

Director of CIA cannot say that torture was done within legal guidelines -- Porter J. Goss came close to admitting that some of the C.I.A.'s interrogation practices since 9/11 may have crossed the legal limits.

The Draft Debate Heats Up -- "I don’t know how likely a draft is, or how soon it may be viewed as “necessary,” but it certainly gets more likely the longer, bloodier and less popular the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan (and their potential sequels) become".

MS Drug Pulled After Patient Died -- Multiple Sclerosis (MS) drug Tysabri, which was expected to become the world’s leading treatment for the condition, was pulled from the market after a patient died from a rare central nervous system infection.

Marine on leave from Iraq charged in knife attack -- a 24 year old soldier, a Los Angeles native stationed in Camp LeJeune, N.C., recently returned from Iraq, a Marine spokesman said. He is a heavy equipment operator with the Marine's Alpha Company, Transportation Support Battalion.

Show's Not So 'Purrfect' for Female Forces In Iraq -- The target of the U.S. Air Force captain's ire is the U.S. Army - and what Kibiloski views as the Army's misguided efforts to raise troop morale by sending a scantily clad female troupe called "The Purrfect Angelz" on a two-week tour of military installations in Kuwait and Iraq.

Pandemic vaccine in hands of global depopulation advocates -- If you or any of your loved ones contracted H5N1 Avian Flu, would you trust a vaccine from self-avowed depopulationist Maurice Strong, or his protégé Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin?

THE CASE AGAINST THE PLUTONIUM SPACE RACE -- The Idaho National Laboratory is where plans for producing Plutonium-238 for use in space satellite power cells will be produced. Read More...

Urgent Appeal from an Orthomolecular Psychiatric Survivor: Vitamin Access Threatened Globally -- How I survived a Psych Hospital with Orthomolecular Supplements! by By John C. Hammell, President, International Advocates for Health Freedom - Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. This impacts every person on earth!

Homeschooler gets perfect SAT score -- "the first child in history to get a perfect SAT score was home schooled by a homeless mother living in a car in California." (Thanks to Chris in New Mexico for this article) Related Article:

Veteran abused in care center 4 are charged with crimes -- The operators of a personal-care home in Palmyra, along with two of their employees, were arrested by Lebanon County detectives yesterday on charges that they beat and mistreated a Lebanon VA Medical Center outpatient in their care.

Pilots to carry guns on flights!!! -- While the pace of training and deployment of armed pilots on commercial flights has picked up, supporters of the program say the Bush administration still is making it unnecessarily difficult for crews to take guns into the cockpit.

Sorry, Howard Stern – Good-bye TIVO -- Over the next ten to twenty years there will be a revolution in broadcasting so drastic that I believe TV sets will virtually disappear in American homes within the next 25 years. The in-home AM/FM radio is already going the way of the 1950's short-wave, and within 15 years will become a curiosity.

Task Force Urges 'North American Community' -- “Our vision of North America is one of three sovereign states whose formal collaboration must reflect their mutual interdependence while respecting their differences,” a joint statement issued by the task force's chairman said.

Pandemic fear as bird flu infects nurses -- HEALTH experts are watching the spread of deadly bird flu among humans with increasing concern after doctors reported a second suspected case yesterday among medical staff treating a victim.

If Smallpox Strikes Portland -- The MIDAS Network simulations of pandemic influenza described in this article are ongoing. Results expected to be released in February 2005 have been delayed and are now expected to be made public by the MIDAS investigators later this spring.

Remembering Rachel Corrie: -- On Sunday March 16, 2003 in Rafah, occupied Gaza, 23 year old American peace activist Rachel Corrie from Olympia, Washington was murdered (crushed to death) by a US-made Israeli bulldozer. As a volunteer with the International Solidarity Movement, Rachel was in Gaza opposing the bulldozing of Palestinian homes by the Israeli army.

Mexican Government Would Not Tolerate Massive Illegal Immigration -- "The Mexican people would not put up with having to feed, clothe and educate 12-15 million Americans illegally flooding into their country - especially if those tens of millions were bringing diseases into their cities and towns along with murderers, rapists and terrorists as the illegals from Mexico, Central and South America entering our country illegally have been doing for years. Latino gangs enter our country by the thousands. Read this AP story of 103 that got caught".

Are Monetary and Banking Crises Inevitable in the Near Future? -- More ominously, powerful forces are even now working for major reduction of the role of Federal Reserve Notes as a world reserve currency and medium of international exchange. In Europe, politicians in the European Union desire as much as possible to replace Federal Reserve Notes with the Euro.

The Ten Commandments and America's Laws by Devvy Kidd -- "There is yet another court case going on up in Fargo, North Dakota over displaying the Ten Commandments. The attack on America's heritage, our traditions and history is so transparent, Americans are beginning to see through this smoke screen about violating people's "civil rights" and separation of church and state".

Letter to editor in Santa Barbara Independent Online -- read the letter from Jimmy Walter!!!

Senate Votes to Allow Drilling in Arctic Reserve -- President Bush's long-stalled plan to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling cleared a major hurdle on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, when the Senate voted to include the proposal in its budget, a maneuver that smoothes the way for Congress to approve drilling later this year.

Wolfowitz Nod Follows Spread of Conservative Philosophy -- By sending Mr. Wolfowitz to the World Bank, and another outspoken administration figure, John R. Bolton, to be ambassador to the United Nations, Mr. Bush all but announced his belief that both institutions could benefit from unconventional thinking and stern discipline.

Breaking National ID Legislation News from Alex Jones -- Senate to Pass Expansion of National ID Card Today -- Legislation Tucked into Supplemental Spending Bill.

Cashless Society Control Grid: Biometrics at School, at Play and at the Supermarket -- What this means is, if the Police State has its way, is that you won't be able to buy or sell without biometrically scanning (or perhaps one day by having your implanted microchip scanned). It means every transaction you make will be traceable and you will be traceable by every transaction.

Pandemic fear as bird flu infects nurses -- HEALTH experts are watching the spread of deadly bird flu among humans with increasing concern after doctors reported a second suspected case yesterday among medical staff treating a victim.

Scores died in U.S. custody in war zones -- Unclear how many deaths attributable to U.S. personnel abuse.

Mayor Declares City Violence A Crisis -- Within the past eight days there have been 21 homicides in Philadelphia, including three in the late-night and early morning hours after the prosecutor made her appeal Monday begging the public Monday for more help identifying murderers.

Anthrax Scare Is Attributed to a Testing Error -- Health officials believe that a mix-up of samples in a Defense Department contractor's laboratory was behind an anthrax scare Monday and Tuesday that rattled the stock market, set the White House on alert, shut three post offices in the Washington area and led to more than 800 people being offered antibiotics.

Security Boosted for Venezuelan President -- Venezuela's presidential guard has boosted security measures to protect President Hugo Chavez in response to an alleged assassination plot, a government offical said Tuesday.

U.S. Report Lists Possibilities for Terrorist Attacks and Likely Toll -- The Department of Homeland Security, trying to focus antiterrorism spending better nationwide, has identified a dozen possible strikes it views as most plausible or devastating, including detonation of a nuclear device in a major city, release of sarin nerve agent in office buildings and a truck bombing of a sports arena.

Army Documents Raise Fresh Concerns of Abuse by Navy SEALs -- Newly released Army documents suggest that soldiers at a makeshift Iraqi detention camp suspected that detainees were being mistreated by a Navy SEAL team whose members were photographed posing with bloodied prisoners.

Pentagon Has Far-Reaching Defense Spacecraft in Works -- The Pentagon is working to develop a suborbital space capsule within the next five years that would be launched from the United States and could deliver conventional weapons anywhere in the world within two hours, defense officials said.

U.S. Military Says 26 Inmate Deaths May Be Homicide -- At least 26 prisoners have died in American custody in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2002 in what Army and Navy investigators have concluded or suspect were acts of criminal homicide, according to military officials.

Italy to pull troops from Iraq in Sept. -- Italy's prime minister announced plans Tuesday to start drawing down his country's 3,000-strong contingent in Iraq in September, putting a fresh crack in President Bush's crumbling coalition. Bulgaria also called for a partial withdrawal, and Ukraine welcomed home its first wave of returning troops.

Berlusconi to pull out troops from Iraq -- Italy's prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, yesterday announced that he would begin withdrawing his country's troops from Iraq in September under pressure from public opinion.

Halliburton subsidiary KBR spent millions getting $82,100 worth of LPG into Iraq -- March 15, 2005 Story-In the latest revelation about the company's oft-criticized performance in Iraq, a Pentagon audit report disclosed Monday showed Halliburton subsidiary KBR spent $82,100 to buy liquefied petroleum gas, better-known as LPG, in Kuwait and then 335 times that number to transport the fuel into violence-ridden Iraq.

Family and religious groups rally for brain-damaged woman -- Women knelt in prayer and raised their hands to the sky during a rally Sunday set up to urge state legislators and other officials to prevent Friday's court-ordered removal of the feeding tube keeping Terri Schiavo alive.

The Feres Doctrine Prevents Accountability and Endangers the Troops -- For the past fifty years, our military has been subjected to an obscure legal doctrine known as "The Feres Doctrine." While the average soldier can normally spend his entire career without even giving the Supreme Court a second thought, the results of Feres are seen daily in military clinics and hospitals.  According to Feres, the United States is not liable under the Federal Tort Claims Act for injuries to members of the armed forces sustained while on active duty and resulting from the negligence of others in the armed forces.

Rewritten Bible banishes saints -- One of the world's most widely read Bibles, the New International Version, has been modernized by a team of 15 American and British scholars and is published today.

Chinese delegate calls for prevention of arms race in outer space -- It is utmost necessary and urgent for the international community to prevent the weaponization of and an arms race in outer space given the obvious inadequacies in the international legal system for outer space, a senior Chinese official said Tuesday.

Counter-recruiting in Hartford, CT. -- Over the past year, activists have operated counter-recruiting tables in 10 schools in Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford, Bloomfield, Norwich and New London. They collected 225 recruitment exemption forms in Hartford alone.

Joint Military Exercise in South Korea -- The U.S. aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk will make a port call in South Korea for military exercises planned to start next week, the U.S. military command in Seoul said Friday.

Many underwater volcanoes erupting simultaneously all over the world –- tectonic disturbance steadily rising – are we headed for a major catastrophe?

Educated Moms Say No to Infant Hep B Vaccine -- To vaccinate or not to vaccinate-that is the question: why are some mothers opposed to giving their infants hepatitis B vaccine?

Files suggest US troops tried to hide abuses -- A former Iraqi detainee told Army investigators that a US soldier forced him to sign a statement that he had not been abused even though American interrogators in September 2003 had dislocated his arms, beaten his leg with a bat, crushed his nose, and put an unloaded gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger, according to newly released internal military documents.

Iraqi Mobile Biological Warfare Agent Production Plants --Anyone need more proof than a drawing? I gues that's all they need to kill 100,000 innocent civilians.

Negroponte's Guards Shot Italian Agent -- The temporary road checkpoint where American troops mistakenly killed an Italian intelligence agent last week was set up to provide extra security for U.S. Ambassador John Negroponte, a U.S. Embassy official said Thursday.

EPA and Chemical Industry to Test Toxic Chemicals on Children -- Study Launch Date Suspended Until Early 2005
Offers Public Comment Period. Take time to sign petition to Stop Pesticide Study on Kids!

Bill would ban abortions of 'gay' fetuses -- A Republican lawmaker in Maine has introduced a bill to prohibit abortions based on the sexual orientation of the unborn baby. State Rep. Brian Duprey wants the Legislature to forbid a woman from ending a pregnancy because the fetus is homosexual.

Tracking the Uncertain Science of Growing Heart Cells -- In April 2001, researchers from the New York Medical College and the National Institutes of Health announced electrifying news for heart surgeons and their patients: stem cells from bone marrow, injected into the damaged hearts of mice, had morphed into the special cardiac muscle cells that the body cannot replace after a heart attack.

Iraq Had WMD 'Stockpiles' in 2003 -- In a stunning about-face, the New York Times reported Sunday that when the U.S. attacked Iraq in March 2003, Saddam Hussein possessed "stockpiles of monitored chemicals and materials," as well as sophisticated equipment to manufacture nuclear and biological weapons, which was removed to "a neighboring state" before the U.S. could secure the weapons sites.

US court dismisses Agent Orange suit -- A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit charging that US chemical companies committed war crimes against some four million Vietnamese citizens by making Agent Orange.

News From Inside Iraq -- Weary of the overall failure of the US media to accurately report on the realities of the war in Iraq for the Iraqi people and US soldiers, Dahr Jamail went to Iraq to report on the war himself. Dahr has spent a total of 8 months in occupied Iraq as one of only a few independent US journalists in the country. Dahr uses the website and his popular mailing list to disseminate his dispatches.

Vaccine 'conspiracy' -- It is not surprising that the publishers of Animal Research Saves Lives promote vaccines. Vaccination is big business, the success of which depends on sales. The research and administration of vaccines employs tens of thousands of people in drug companies, private research laboratories and foundations, universities, State health departments and hospitals. Like all other businesses it is geared to profit. A Must Read for all concerned about vaccinations!!

Former Marine calls Saddam captured a lie -- A former U.S. Marine who participated in capturing ousted Iraqi President Saddam Hussein said the public version of his capture was fabricated.

The invisible wounded: Casualties of Iraq War -- In January 2000, then Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Henry Shelton told an audience at Harvard that before committing troops, politicians should make sure a war can pass what he called the "Dover test," so named for the Air Force base in Delaware where fallen soldiers' coffins return. Shelton said politicians must weigh military actions against whether the public is "prepared for the sight of our most precious resource coming home in flag-draped caskets."

Afgan Opium A Threat To World Stability -- More than three years after a pro-U.S. government was installed, Afghanistan has been unable to contain opium poppy production and is "on the verge of becoming a narcotics state," a presidential report said Friday.

I am polluted -- Everyone is to some degree. But as the list of toxic chemicals identified in people continues to grow, scientists are trying to figure out what the implications are for human health.

US terrorism list suspects bought guns-report -- Dozens of terror suspects on U.S. watch lists got government approval to buy guns legally in the United States last year, according to a congressional investigation released on Tuesday.

Utah bill signed, illegals lose licenses -- Gov. Jon Huntsman on Tuesday signed a bill replacing regular Utah driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants with driving privilege cards that can't be used as official identification to board airplanes or register to vote.

US Expediting Probe of Italian's Death -- The U.S. military decided Tuesday to conduct an accelerated inquiry to learn why American troops opened fire, killing an Italian intelligence agent and wounding an Italian journalist he helped rescue from insurgents in Iraq an attack that has strained relations with a key American ally.

Typoglycemia -- see if you can read this!

"Flu NEWS" -- Various important Flu 'Oddities' articles....interesting reading!!

Military intelligence warns that avian flu could be used as weapon -- March 08, 2005--The military's intelligence arm has warned the federal government that avian influenza could be used as a weapon of bioterrorism, a heavily censored report suggests.

Spy Agencies Fear Some Applicants Are Terrorists -- U.S. counterintelligence officials are increasingly concerned that Al Qaeda sympathizers or operatives may have tried to get jobs at the CIA and other U.S. agencies in an effort to spy on American counterterrorist efforts.

Pentagon faces PR disaster -- US soldiers abused at least one wounded prisoner in Iraq and showed disrespect to dead Iraqis, including civilians, according to a video made public yesterday. Last week the US military said it had decided not to bring charges against the soldiers in the video because they had displayed "inappropriate rather than criminal behaviour".

Terror Suspects Buying Firearms, Report Finds -- Dozens of terror suspects on federal watch lists were allowed to buy firearms legally in the United States last year, according to a Congressional investigation that points up major vulnerabilities in federal gun laws.

Teresa Heinz Kerry hasn't lost her outspoken way -- she told a Saturday fund-raiser..."Nobody told me what to do,".  The implicit afterword: Nobody better try. Read More...

The Eternal Racket -- Beyond the need to repel invasions of the homeland or to preserve the Bill of Rights, war is just another racket designed to convey vast wealth to the few at the expense of the many.

Passing of a Generation -- From a Military Doctor..."My experiences have solidified my belief that we are losing an incredible generation, and this nation knows not what it is losing. Our uncaring government and ungrateful civilian populace should all take note. We should all remember that we must "Earn this."

FedEx Truck Carrying Microbes Crashes In Winnipeg -- "The packages contained samples of anthrax, E. coli, salmonella, tuberculosis, influenza and a sexually transmitted disease."

Unit for Infectious, Deadly Illness Opens -- The nation's largest medical unit for victims of highly lethal infectious diseases such as smallpox, anthrax and the plague opened in Nebraska on Monday.

Our oil reserves do not belong to Bush: Chavez -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Monday accused the United States of planning to portray his country as a security threat in order to capture its vast oil reserves.

US Rejects Italy Journalist's Claims -- The White House on Monday said it was "absurd" for a former hostage in Iraq to charge that U.S. military forces may have deliberately targeted her car as she was being rushed to freedom. White House press secretary Scott McClellan said the car carrying Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena was traveling on one of the most dangerous roads in Iraq, to the Baghdad airport, when it was fired upon. An Italian intelligence officer in the car was shot and killed.

US Military May Abandon Abu Ghraib -- Incessant attacks against Baghdad's notorious Abu Ghraib prison may force the U.S. military to return the facility to Iraq's government and take their own high-security inmates to a safer place, a U.S. military official said.

The Railroading of Matt Hale by Edgar J. Steele -- "I’ve held my tongue on the Matt Hale case until now because I have agreed with him to serve as defense counsel in his anticipated retrial."

"Homeland Security" -- For What and For Whom? -- Why do so many Americans think that "homeland security" means what they think it means? Read more....

RFID ID Invades DC In June, Rest Of Country Soon? -- A new smartcard, the type privacy advocates fear because it combines biometric data with radio tags, will soon be one of the most common ID cards in Washington.

SOME FOLKS WANT THE TEN COMMANDMENTS HOMELESS -- Once again, multiple cases concerning the public display of the Ten Commandment have arrived at the hallowed halls of the Supreme Court for adjudication.

Oklahoma Attorney Wants Scandal Inside Courts Exposed -- And this is precisely the mission Craig Tweedy is on: to let the American people know there is high scandal brewing in the courts. He also points out how 'multinational and left-wing power agendas' are using these short cuts in the court system to feather their bank accounts.

Is The Domestic Income Tax A "Surveillance" Tax? -- Banks today essentially lend credit and not money, which many stipulate is not commensurate with the Bank Act's regulating what and how a bank may loan.

Military Update: Black Army recruits down 41 percent since 2000 -- The Army strains to meet recruiting goals in part because black volunteers have fallen 41 percent. They've gone from 23.5 percent of recruits in fiscal 2000 down to 13.9 percent in the first four months of fiscal 2005.

Mycoplasma causes 20% of pneumonia/sample type is crucial to diagnosis/antibiotic -- "...Mycoplasma is responsible for approximately 20 percent of all cases of pneumonia and recovery may be improved with certain antibiotics..."

Shakeup at Sony Puts Westerner in Leader's Role -- The board of the Sony Corporation of Japan named Sir Howard Stringer its chairman and chief executive today, an unusual instance of a leading Japanese company turning to a foreigner to fill a top position, the company said in Tokyo.

THE MILLENNIUM PROJECT --  GLOBAL FUTURES STUDIES & RESEARCH -- The American Council for the United Nations University is a U.S. NGO that provides a point of contact between Americans and the primary research organ of the UN - the United Nations University (UNU)- which focuses intellectual resources from all nations on world problems. (be sure to explore the links. Interesting reading)

Negroponte's Dark Past -- George W. Bush's choice of John Negroponte to be the first U.S. intelligence czar signals that Washington is heading down the same road that has led to earlier American intelligence failures and controversies - from politicizing analysis to winking at human rights abuses.

China issues human rights record of the United States -- China issued the Human Rights Record of the US in 2004 Thursday in response to the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2004 issued by the US on Feb. 28. Released by the Information Office of China's State Council, the Chinese report listed a multitude of cases to show that serious violations of human rights exist on the homeland of the United States.

Merck Misled Parents on Vaccines -- Drug maker Merck & Co. continued to supply infant vaccine containing a mercury-based preservative for two years after declaring that it had eliminated the chemical.

Journalist Hersh slams Bush and the Iraq war -- Driven by an unyielding neoconservative ideology, President Bush and his administration have repeatedly misled the public about their plans for war in Iraq and beyond, award-winning investigative reporter Seymour Hersh said Tuesday evening.

Why the U.S. Must Get Out of Iraq, Pronto -- Maj. General Harry Upman (retired) "Let me say in no uncertain terms, we must get out of Iraq."

Many vets must fight for disability benefits -- Their efforts often are doomed by long delays and inconsistent rulings!

Wounded Journalist: GIs Fired Without Warning -- The freed Italian hostage wounded by American troops at a checkpoint in Baghdad shortly after her release said in an article Sunday that her Iraqi captors had warned her U.S. forces "might intervene."

The U.S.A. is a non-profit RELIGIOUS Corporation -- The IRS, CIA, Federal Reserve and Social Security are also corporations.

CODEX ALIMENTARIS ENDS U.S. SUPPLEMENTS IN JUNE 2005 -- Working stealthily BIG PHARMA has rapidly pushed their legislative program (Codex Alimentaris) in Europe that will eliminate the free choice Americans now have to purchase vitamins, herbs, minerals, homeopathic remedies, amino acids and nutritional supplements.

Rule Change Lets C.I.A. Freely Send Suspects Abroad to Jails -- The Bush administration's secret program to transfer suspected terrorists to foreign countries for interrogation has been carried out by the Central Intelligence Agency under broad authority that has allowed it to act without case-by-case approval from the White House or the State or Justice Departments, according to current and former government officials.

Tungsten Bullets Cause Cancer In Wounds -- Tungsten alloys, being used in battlefield munitions to make them less toxic may cause cancer in soldiers wounded by them, U.S. Army researchers said.

Helen Thomas recalls White House years -- For 57 years former White House reporter Helen Thomas had a front row seat to history unfolding before her eyes, but she said the current administration is making her wish she was blind.

Government Patents to Control Humanity -- A list of some very Interesting Patents.

Brain Trauma is Most Common Injury to U.S. Troops in Iraq -- A growing number of U.S. troops whose body armor helped them survive bomb and rocket attacks are suffering brain damage as a result of the blasts. It's a type of injury some military doctors say has become the signature wound of the Iraq war.

Cluster of Student Flu Deaths in Eastern Pennsylvania -- A cluster of 3 flu deaths of students in Eastern Pennsylvania has caused concern. All three deaths happened suddenly to three students in three different schools. Related article: California H3N2 Flu Killing US Children / Young Adults? -- A cluster of deaths of 3 servicemen at Fort Bragg and Raleigh, North Carolina has also raised concerns. Their deaths were also sudden and happened between December 26, 2004 and last week.

The President intends to nominate Anthony Joseph Principi, of California, to be a Member of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission -- Mr. Principi currently serves as Vice President of the Pfizer Corporation. He recently served as Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Prior to joining the Administration, he was president of QTC Medical Services, Inc.

Photo of blue-orange FEMA flag -- Check this photo out of the FEMA flag!!  ALSO  Check out the Official UN Flag and The Honour Flag -- this website gives the Descriptions of the U.N. flag and Flag's colour. (be sure to check out our UN Blue Watch Page)

THE MILLENNIUM PROJECT -- GLOBAL FUTURES STUDIES & RESEARCH -- The American Council for the United Nations University is a U.S. NGO that provides a point of contact between Americans and the primary research organ of the UN - the United Nations University (UNU)- which focuses intellectual resources from all nations on world problems. (be sure to explore the links. Interesting reading)

Italy mourns hostages' hero -- Hundreds of people packed a Rome church today to pay their last respects to an Italian intelligence officer shot and killed by American troops in Iraq while escorting a freed hostage.

Italian hostage accuses US of trying to kill her as thousands mourn her rescuer -- The former Italian hostage who saw her rescuer shot dead at a US checkpoint in Baghdad said yesterday they might have been targeted because of US objections to Italy's policy of negotiating with kidnappers.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Needs to be Taken Seriously -- the title says it all!!!!
 National Center for PTSD

Maximum pain is aim of new US weapon --The US military is funding development of a weapon that delivers a bout of excruciating pain from up to 2 kilometres away. Intended for use against rioters, it is meant to leave victims unharmed. But pain researchers are furious that work aimed at controlling pain has been used to develop a weapon. And they fear that the technology will be used for torture.

Answer to the Blue and Orange images? -- Interesting reading on the blue and orange colors being used so frequently.

In Michael Crichton's latest novel 'State of Fear' (2004) there is an interesting passage which stands out on the UN Blue issue -- read the quote from Crichton's 'State of Fear'.

Grapes TOXIC to dogs! -- According to this forwarded email authored by an Ohio veterinarian, grapes and raisins are poisonous to dogs and can cause acute renal (kidney) failure.

Commentary Or Entertainment? -- It seems that years ago, or possibly currently, those who practiced witchcraft & casting spells would only use a wand made from the Holly tree, hence Hollywood was named. Think about that as you read and contemplate the article.

A picture of President Bush you might get a kick out of -- check it out. (thanks to Jay for sending)

Mysterious Quantum Disease Strikes Thousands in United States and Canada -- For over two decades Russian scientists have theorized that it was possible for human beings to contract quantum diseases, and now we are beginning to hear from the Western countries of the United States and Canada that indeed an outbreak of the world’s first quantum disease is now occurring.

Hunter Thompson was working on WTC collapse story before mysterious sudden death, warned he'd be 'suicided' -- He had been working on a story about the World Trade Center attacks and had stumbled across what he felt was hard evidence showing the towers had been brought down not by the airplanes that flew into them but by explosive charges set off in their foundations. Now he thought someone was out to stop him publishing it: "They're gonna make it look like suicide," he said.

Does Ritalin Increase Cancer Risk in Children? -- Early research is raising concerns about the drug Ritalin, suggesting that children who take it may have an increased risk of cancer.

America used mustard gas, nerve gas and other internationally prohibited substances in al-Fallujah -- Dr Khalid ash-Shaykhli, a representative of the puppet so-called “Iraqi ministry of health” who was authorized to assess the health conditions in al-Fallujah after the end of the major battles there, announced that the surveys and studies that a medical team did in al-Fallujah and then reported to the “ministry” confirm that US forces used substances that are internationally prohibited - including mustard gas, nerve gas, and other burning chemicals - in the course of its attacks on the city.

Boondocks Cartoon Pulled By Hundreds of Newspapers -- At least three of the approximately 300 “Boondocks” clients dropped today’s strip mentioning President Bush’s alleged former drug use. Aaron McGruder’s comic showed one character saying: “Bush got recorded admitting that he smoked weed.” Another character replies: “Maybe he smoked it to take the edge off the coke.”

Pakistan denies anyone is looking for Osma Bin Laden in Pakistan -- Pakistan has not allowed CIA agents to launch operation on its soil to track down Osma Bin Laden, Al Qaeda chief, said Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, information minister. “We have not allowed any foreigners to enter into the country for searching the Al Qaeda leader.

Vermont residents vote on pulling US troops out of Iraq -- Vermont voters went to the polls Tuesday to overwhelmingly support a referendum to bring US troops home from Iraq, according to preliminary returns.

Troubled Maker of Flu Vaccine Can Resume Work -- After a five-month shutdown that disrupted the nation's supply of flu vaccine, the Chiron Corporation received permission yesterday to resume production, potentially in time to avoid a shortage next winter.

Sketches of Men Are Released in Inquiry Into Double Killing -- The police released composite sketches Wednesday night of two men they want to question in connection with this week's execution-style slayings of a federal judge's mother and husband, in an investigation that has included interviews with relatives, friends and sympathizers of a white-supremacist imprisoned for soliciting the judge's assassination.

Anthrax Vaccine Victims Suffer Without Recourse -- Bear Any Burden-That's one thing neither the Pentagon nor Big Pharm is willing to do for our troops. An article written By Mark Leon Goldberg*Web Exclusive: 02.28.05


Iraq unveils new 'inclusive' flag (more UN Blue)--then two days later changes the color! Check out the Prior Iraqi flag compared to the two new designs. (also on our UN Blue Watch Page)

Vioxx Re-approved by FDA Panel Members With Ties to Drug Companies -- How could the FDA get away with such blatant conflict of interest? Ten of the 32 FDA panel members who voted to bring Vioxx back to the market, had financial ties to the drugs’ makers.

RUMSFELD SUED BY MILITARY LEADERS & ACLU -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld bears direct responsibility for the torture and abuse of detainees in U.S. custody, Human Rights First, the ACLU and military leaders charged, in the first federal court lawsuit to name a top U.S. official in the ongoing torture scandal in Afghanistan and Iraq. The lawsuit was filed March 1, 2005 and announced at a press conference in Washington, DC.

World is not ready for a flu pandemic -- The world is poorly prepared for a future influenza pandemic, with only a dozen countries purchasing significant quantities of antiviral drugs and just 50 with contingency plans on how to cope with such an outbreak.

Court Takes Another Step in Reshaping Capital Punishment -- After a decade of relative quiet, the Supreme Court has in the last several years fundamentally reshaped the nation's capital justice system.

2 Members of Hussein Tribunal Are Assassinated in Baghdad -- A judge and a lawyer with the special tribunal that will try Saddam Hussein and former members of his government were shot and killed Tuesday by gunmen outside their home here, Iraqi officials said.

What Is This Batelle Plane Spraying? -- Follow the link to see the background on this Batelle company...With that type of business what is their plane spraying??? Also interesting that the government site listed has evidently been pulled already!   For additional information click here.

New retroviruses jump from monkeys to humans -- Two new retroviruses - the type of virus which causes AIDS - have jumped from non-human primates to people, a new study reveals.

THEY WOULDN'T... WOULD THEY? By Lynn Stuter -- The list of crisis the American people have known over the past century is a long one. Real or contrived? The question casts a long shadow over the credibility of our leaders.

Federal Judge Finds Husband, Mother Dead In Home -- This Judge Presided Over High-Profile Cases In Past. The mother and husband of U.S. District Judge Joan Humphrey Lefkow were found dead in her North Side home Monday night, officials have confirmed.

Wolfowitz on shortlist for World Bank top post -- Paul Wolfowitz, US deputy secretary of defence, has emerged as a leading candidate to replace James Wolfensohn as the president of the World Bank.

February 2005

Law Suit Against Producers of Chemical Agents used in Vietnam War -- The Justice Department is urging a federal judge in Brooklyn to dismiss a lawsuit aimed at forcing a re-examination of one of the most contentious issues of the Vietnam War, the use of the defoliant Agent Orange.

In Vermont, a Town-Meeting revolt over Iraq war -- On Tuesday, one-fifth of Vermont towns will consider what role the state's National Guard should play in the war By Sara B. Miller.

TERRI SCHIAVO IS EACH OF US by Dorothy A. Seese -- An individual ordered by a court, sentenced to death by starvation because she is "a useless feeder" is each and every one of us under similar circumstances, a human over whom the state has exercised the power of life and death absent any crime and punishment being involved.

Selective Service ready to bring back the draft -- On March 31, the Selective Service System will report to
President Bush that it is ready to implement a draft within 75 days.  We have to organize now to stop the draft
before it starts.

Soldiers shocked by pupils' letters -- A teacher has apologised for letters sent by his sixth-grade students to an American soldier, accusing the US military of killing civilians and destroying Iraqi mosques in a futile war on terror.

Cluster Bombs, Landmines, Nuclear Weapons and Depleted uranium Weapons -- A report on the financial links between banks and the producers of controversial weapon systems. (Warning: This is a .pdf file)

Flu plan laid out in chilling detail -- It is a long and chilling document. It lists the names of every embalming fluid and casket supplier in Canada, discusses mass graves and temporary morgues and who should get the small, precious supply of drugs that would be available.

CNN video saying no plane hit the Pentagon -- Check out this shockwave video file of a clip from CNN coverage on the morning of 9/11. CNN reporter Jamie McIntyre says he inspected the Pentagon site and it is obvious no plane crashed there.

New Charge Undermines Blair Claims on Iraq War -- Fresh evidence has come to light suggesting that Tony Blair committed himself to war in Iraq nearly a year before the American and British assault in March 2003.

Bush reported to be planning to strike Iran in June -- "Ritter said that President George W. Bush has received and signed off on orders for an aerial attack on Iran planned for June 2005."

EIGHT FACTS ABOUT IRAQ -- read some of the facts about Iraq.

100 Items to Disappear First -- what some tips on staying prepared!!

Ex-soldier kills two of wife's young kids -- A former soldier fatally stabbed two of his wife's young sons with a hunting knife and wounded her three other children before committing suicide, police said.

HOW COMMUNISM AND THE U.N. SET OUT TO DESTROY AMERICA -- A veteran soldier laying the groundwork for getting us out of the UN regional government monster years ago.

Vaccine against hepatitis E soon -- Vaccine against hepatitis E virus, the most common cause of viral hepatitis in adults in India, may soon be possible with several samples being developed worldwide while one by US scientists has shown high degree of efficacy during trials, a researcher said here.

Pentagon Accused Of Lying About US Casualties -- Puerto Rican Facilities To Start Receiving Overflow Of Wounded Soldiers.

Government looking at military draft lists -- The Selective Service System (SSS) and the U.S. Department of Education now are gearing up to compare their computer records, to make sure all men between the ages of 18 and 25 who are required to register for a military draft have done so.

Serious conflict of interest with the drug industry -- Ten of the 32 government drug advisers who last week endorsed continued marketing of the huge-selling pain pills Celebrex, Bextra and Vioxx have consulted in recent years for the drugs' makers, according to disclosures in medical journals and other public records.

Official: Bird Flu Pandemic is Imminent -- World Health Organization officials urged governments on Wednesday to act swiftly to control the spread of the bird flu, warning that the world is in grave danger of a deadly pandemic triggered by the virus.

The Bird Flu has made it to MAN!!! -- A Vietnamese man has tested positive for bird flu, becoming the first human case identified in the country in more than three weeks.

WARNING: KEEP YOUR GUNS READY TO SHOOT: JEW-SA (Formerly: USA) & ISRAELIS to kill in U.S. and allied nations (two reports) -- Israel is embarking upon a more aggressive approach to the war on terror that will include staging targeted killings in the United States and other friendly countries, former Israeli intelligence officials told United Press International AND The Pentagon is promoting a global counterterrorism plan that would allow Special Operations forces to enter a foreign country to conduct military operations without explicit concurrence from the U.S. ambassador there, administration officials familiar with the plan said.

500 million Christians worldwide urged to divest from Israel -- An organization representing up to half a billion Christians worldwide has encouraged its member churches to divest from companies that participate in "illegal activities" in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Super-HIV man had sex with 100 -- The New York man who sparked fears of a powerful new strain of HIV had drug-fueled, unprotected sex with more than 100 men in the months before his diagnosis, a top researcher said yesterday.

Aspartame Interacts With ALL Drugs Vaccines And Toxins -- Who knows more about the toxicity of aspartame than the FDA. Their toxicologists, Doctors Adrian Gross and Jacqueline Verrett strenuously objected to aspartame approval for 16 years. It wasn't just that aspartame is not safe and in original studies triggered brain tumors, seizures and all sorts of other tumors, it was that the manufacturer filtered out what they didn't want FDA to see.

Terry Schindler has a one day stay -- The 2nd District Court of Appeal let a stay expire Tuesday that had blocked Schiavo's husband from removing her feeding tube. But before the tube could be removed, Pinellas Circuit Court Judge George Greer issued an emergency stay until 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Florida boy accused of assault with rubber band -- A 13-year-old student in Orange County, Fla., was suspended for 10 days and could be banned from school over an alleged assault with a rubber band, according to a WKMG Local 6 News report.

Perchlorate found in dairy and breast milk samples from across the country -- In a new study of breast milk and store-bought milk from across the United States, scientists at Texas Tech University found perchlorate in every sample but one. The results suggest that this thyroid-disrupting chemical may be more widespread than previously believed.

Asia banks ‘will not dump any dollars’ -- The dollar stabilised on foreign exchange markets on Wednesday after policy makers sought to banish the idea that Asian central banks might diversify their reserves from US dollar assets.

German Protesters Call Bush 'No. 1 Terrorist' -- About 12,000 protesters, many carrying banners reading "Bush go home," "No. 1 Terrorist" and "Warmonger," marched through the German city of Mainz on Wednesday, but were mostly kept away from the visiting U.S. president.

Please note the dark blue color at the bottom of the flag (The Official Flag of the Slovak Republic) -- On the podium Bush was speaking from it was light blue on CNN today. Don't forget to check out the UN Blue Watch Page !

Comparing a Normal 767 to Alleged Flight 175 to a Normal 777 -- Check out the photos!!

Chemtrails And Vaccines - What You Didn't Know About Vaccines And Human Animal Husbandry By Mark Owen -- Aerial spraying of the crystals via chemtrails was deployed on Chinese and Korean populations during the Korean War. Many veterans of the war later developed Multiple Sclerosis. The army recognized that the MS was Brucella-related and paid the veterans compensation. Although the Brucella micoplasma can lay dormant for decades, it can be triggered by vaccines. Vaccines have been mandatory in the US military since 1911.

Latest DU article by Dennis Kyne -- What happened to the test tube paradigm? (also Site of the Day)

We Aren't Fighting to Win Anymore -- U.S. troops in Iraq are only trying to buy time.

US Military, President Out of Control -- What Does "Mildly Radioactive" Mean, Anyway?By Bob Nichols, Project Censored Award Winner.

Cancer-Causing Dye Is Discovered in 350 Foods -- Britain's largest food recall was under way last night after an illegal dye known to cause cancer was found to have contaminated millions of ready meals and cooking sauces.

Negroponte: Director of Intelligence Manipulation -- With much fanfare, Bush announced on Thursday his nomination of John D. Negroponte as the director of national intelligence. "John's nomination comes in an historic moment for our intelligence services," Bush proclaimed ceremoniously. Intelligence, he said, is now "the first line of defense" in the war on terrorism.

Suicidal Behaviour Caused By Antidepressants "Cannot Be Ruled Out" -- Antidepressant drugs may be associated with an increased risk of suicidal behaviour, particularly in the early stages of treatment, shows new evidence in this week's BMJ.

Ecstasy Trials For Combat Stress -- The US food and drug administration has given the go-ahead for the soldiers to be included in an experiment to see if MDMA, the active ingredient in ecstasy, can treat post-traumatic stress disorder.

Satirical advertisement Depleted Uranium -- Depleted Uranium satirical ad portraying a mock video game where you are acting as a commander lying to your troops about DU. Thanks to scott for sending!

More Military Bases in US to Be Closed -- Safe for a decade, military bases in the United States face an uncertain future. The Pentagon plans to shut down or scale back some of the 425 facilities, the first such effort to save money in 10 years. The downsizing is part of Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld's long-term transformation of the Cold War-era military.

What Does Love Mean?? -- What does love mean to you??

Rumsfeld Company Sold Nuclear Weapon Equipment to North Korea -- U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld served on the board of a Swiss company that in 2000 sold light water nuclear reactors to the government of North Korea, which critics—including Pentagon hardliners—say could be used to produce nuclear weapons.

Pentagon prepares to build 70 billion dollar robot army -- The Pentagon is spending £70 billion on a programme to build heavily-armed robots for the battlefield in the hope that future wars will be fought without the loss of its soldiers' lives.

Tainted Vaccines/Satanic Agenda For Mass Genocide -- THE SPANISH INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC OF 1918 WAS CAUSED BY VACCINATIONS.

On the lighter side -- Wisdom to think about.

The planned assassination of Chavez -- VENEZUELAN President Hugo Chavez has threatened to suspend oil exports to the US if someone tries to assassinate him, saying US President George W. Bush would be to blame.

Censored: 46 state Attorney Generals, Class Action Bill -- Commentary Posted, with strategy to beat the Class Action bill.

Technically, when, how did John Negroponte become a United States Citizen? -- Background of John Negroponte.

Pentagon Accused Of Lying About US Casualties -- Puerto Rican Facilities To Start Receiving Overflow Of Wounded Soldiers.

Merck memo uncovered - Infants received 87 times RDA of mercury in its vaccines -- Parents of children with autism said this week's revelation that at least one pharmaceutical company knew of the high levels of mercury in vaccinations years before disclosing it further supports their suspicions that the poison causes neurodevelopmental disorders.

Therapeutic Prostate Cancer Vaccine -- A prostate cancer "vaccine" made by Dendreon Corp. can help patients with severe, advanced disease live a little bit longer, U.S. researchers reported on Wednesday.

Kickback whistleblower murdered - U.S. officer suspected -- Suspicion surrounds missing Bay Area man
His fellow military contract worker pointed to kickback schemes -- and then was killed.

Official says hundreds of U.S. citizens likely died in gulags -- U.S. military service members may have been imprisoned and died in Soviet forced-labor camps during the 20th century, according to a Pentagon report to be released Friday. Related Article: US Criticizes Russian Inaction In WWII Prison Camp Probe -- The U.S. Defense Department is turning up the heat on the Russian government for ignoring pleas to cooperate in verifying an expanding body of anecdotal evidence that U.S. servicemen from World War II and the Korean War were secretly held in prison camps in Siberia.

NIH Chief Calls for Ethics Summit -- The director of the National Institutes of Health — describing consulting payments from drug companies as a "systemic problem" that threatened the integrity of his agency — has called for a summit of government and academic leaders to address conflicts of interest throughout American medical research.

Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of American Empire -- Now showing on Link TV - for Programming and Program Details check out the above link.

Chemtrails And Vaccines - What You Didn't Know About Vaccines And Human Animal Husbandry By Mark Owen -- Aerial spraying of the crystals via chemtrails was deployed on Chinese and Korean populations during the Korean War. Many veterans of the war later developed Multiple Sclerosis. The army recognized that the MS was Brucella-related and paid the veterans compensation. Although the Brucella micoplasma can lay dormant for decades, it can be triggered by vaccines. Vaccines have been mandatory in the US military since 1911.

Drugs Given To Soldiers Causes Hallucinations -- Malaria medication can cause paranoia, other mental side effects. The drug’s manufacturer warned of rare but severe side effects including paranoia and hallucinations.

How Dare Some Say, 'Support our Troops'? From a Mom...must read! -- Those marketing messages seem so empty when soldiers are told to "up-armor" their Humvees because the Department of Defense had not asked the manufacturers if more could be done.

Shrink punished for 'new world order' talk -- A state government panel in Oregon has barred a psychiatrist from practicing medicine because he talked to his patients about the "new world order," saying such discussions could cause "emotional duress."

Antidepressant Safety Debate May Include Adult Patients -- The yearlong debate over whether antidepressant drugs increase the risk of suicide in some children may soon widen to include adults, as English and Canadian scientists are reporting findings from three new analyses of suicide risk in people over age 18 who have taken the medications.

CHELATION VICTORY in Connecticut -- Chelation therapy is now completely legal in Connecticut.

Nail Hit Squarely On Head -- more...

Bush to Tap Negroponte as Intel Director -- President Bush plans to tap John Negroponte, the current U.S. ambassador to Iraq, as his nominee to become the nation's first national intelligence director, ABC News has learned.

THE MARXIST INFLUENCE by Devvy Kidd -- Anyone who can't see that America is on the fast track to becoming a socialist or Marxist country simply must be in denial.

Forced National ID Gateway to Forced Implanted Bio Chips by Paul Walter -- Once the people accept the national drivers license, it will be a cinch to sell the sheep the bio chip implant, guaranteed.

Moon Struck? by Kelly McGinley -- Moon claims he is to bring about world peace by uniting the 3 main religions, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity.

Refuse The National ID Card! -- By Charlotte Iserbyt--All Americans, who cherish their freedoms guaranteed under The Bill of Rights, MUST refuse to accept this totalitarian identification card which will contain information, lifelong, on all aspects of our persons, what we have written, associations, and actions, past, present and future, and which will be used to identify and penalize those who disagree with government policies. Let's turn H.R. 418 into the vehicle by which we can reverse our nation's march toward totalitarian dictatorship under world government.

EVANS’ GAO STUDY RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT VA’s CAPACITY TO MEET VETERANS ' PTSD NEEDS -- In a report issued today the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has failed to implement key recommendations offered by its own Special Advisory Committee on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to improve mental health care for servicemembers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as other veterans.

Flu Vaccine Doesn't Prevent Elderly Deaths -- A new study based on more than three decades of U.S. data suggests that giving flu shots to the elderly has not saved any lives.

The Return of the Draft -- "Uncle Sam wants you. He needs you. He'll bribe you to sign up. He'll strong-arm you to re-enlist. And if that's not enough, he's got a plan to draft you."

'It's a stab in the back,' vets say -- President Bush wants military veterans of at least modest means to pay $250 a year just to get in the door for VA medical care, and vets like Al Marlowe of Houston are furious about it.

Evidence points to chemical role in Gulf War illness By Gerald Ross -- It is not surprising the Canadian military is downplaying a major U.S. study that concluded Gulf War illnesses are likely due to exposure to neurotoxins rather than stress and psychiatric problems. In May 2001 the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) orchestrated a symposium on chemical sensitivity at which I was the invited opening speaker. That symposium featured several speakers who offered opinions (but very little scientific evidence) that chemical sensitivity is psychogenic in nature.

World Tribunal on Iraq: Media Held Guilty of Deception -- The World Tribunal on Iraq (WTI), an international peoples initiative seeking the truth about the war and occupation in Iraq made its pronouncement Sunday after a three- day meeting. The tribunal heard testimony from independent journalists, media professors, activists, and member of the European Parliament Michele Santoro.

Administration Prepares to Resume Nuclear Testing -- Energy Secretary Pushes to Ramp Up U.S. Ability to Test Nuke Bombs.

Gulf War pilots tortured by Iraqis fight the Bush administration -- Gulf War pilots tortured by Iraqis fight the Bush administration in trying to collect compensation.

Judge warns Rumsfeld in anthrax case -- A judge in Washington has warned Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld he could face contempt for ignoring a ruling on Pentagon anthrax vaccinations.

FDA Leader Chosen -- President Bush announced on Monday that he would nominate the acting commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Lester M. Crawford, as the permanent head of the agency.

Republican Web Site Airs Vile Anti-Semitism -- An opinion column displayed earlier this week on the Internet site of GOPUSA engaged in virulent anti-Semitism while condemning international philanthropist and financier George suddenly deletes column. (scroll down to the middle of this link to view article)

"Jeff Gannon's" Secret Life -- Revelations that the bogus reporter worked as a gay escort are the latest twist in the affair that has the White House squirming -- and Democrats demanding explanations.

Sick From Aspartame? Meet Donald Rumsfeld -- According to a G.D. Searle's salesperson, Patty WoodAllott, Donald Rumsfeld stated "he would call in all his markers and that no matter what, he would see to it that aspartame be approved this year."

NBC's 'Autism: The Hidden Epidemic?' -- NBC’s “Today” show is running a special 10-part series on autism starting Feb. 21.


GRAVE Cell Phone Dangers Revealed -- Every day some 300 million cell phone users are "reaching out and touching someone you love. Yourself, and anyone else within range of the microwaves emitted by your cell phone."

First Grader Punished for Bag of Dirt -- A Southeast Missouri first grader finds herself in big trouble after playing with a plastic bag she found on the playground.

War Casualties State by State -- The title says is all...

Iraq Winners Allied with Iran Are the Opposite of U.S. Vision -- When the Bush administration decided to invade Iraq two years ago, it envisioned a quick handover to handpicked allies in a secular government that would be the antithesis of Iran's theocracy -- potentially even a foil to Tehran's regional ambitions.

Hang on to your wallet -- When George W. Bush submitted his whopping $2.57 trillion proposal to Congress last week, it showed how the war on terrorism has come home to roost.

FEDS CALL COURT CERTIFIED DOCUMENTS A "THEORY" IN BILL BENSON CASE -- Bill Benson is a former revenue collector for the State of Illinois. Back in 1984, Benson was commissioned to conduct an investigation into the ratification of the Sixteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Read More...

"Missouri residents take notice!" -- Missouri House and Senate Committee hearings for bills to ban mercury in vaccines--Please attend or send a letter of support to the committee members.  Please forward to all Missouri parents and grandparents.

Mystery Illness Baffles Doctors, Frustrates Patients in Bay Area & Nationwide -- "The lesions start out as bumps that are itchy, little round raised bumps. The fibers are quite alarming."  Check out Morgellons Research Foundation - Researching an emerging infectious skin disease at

NYC Health Officials Find New, Virulent HIV Strain -- "We've identified this strain of HIV that is difficult or impossible to treat and which appears to progress rapidly to AIDS,'' said New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Frieden. "We have not seen a case like this before. It holds the potential for a very serious public health problem."

Red tape traps injured veterans -- More than a year after the rest of his Florida National Guard unit returned to civilian life, a St. Cloud reservist has a drawer full of medications, a Jeep with 265,000 miles on it and a bed in a 16-man trailer on a military base 300 miles from his family. Many hurt and injured veterans are returned to the states but kept from going home to their families.

Health Canada Pulls ADHD Drug Off The Market -- Health Canada has ordered a drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder be taken off the shelves after learning it has been linked to 20 sudden deaths and 12 strokes in the U.S.

USA Patriotic Rock Art -- Awesome pictures!!

Parents protest school mandate that students wear radio ID tags -- The only grade school in this rural town is requiring students to wear radio frequency identification badges that can track their every move. Some parents are outraged, fearing it will rob their children of privacy.

Abuse Alligations Haunts Michael Schiavo -- On May 6, 1990, two months after the mysterious incident that left Terri Schindler Schiavo severely mentally disabled, Dr. Hamilton, an Orthopedic Surgeon, examined her. A year later Terri was demonstrating painful reactions to physical therapy treatment, so on March 5, 1991, the Mediplex therapist director ordered a bone scan. This bone scan revealed a healed broken right femur bone and healed bone fractures in Terri Schindler Schiavo's ribs, pelvis, spine and ankle. Michael Schiavo has been able to conceal the bone scan and examinations from her parents, brother, and sister for over ten years.

MOTHERS AGAINST THE DRAFT KICKS OFF TODAY -- Mothers against the draft (MAD) launches their nationwide effort to inform American about their organization and why they are against conscription of America's sons and daughters on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2005.  For more on Mothers Against The Draft, please visit:

Verizon Agrees to Acquire MCI for $6.6 Billion, Beating Qwest -- Verizon, the nation's largest regional phone company, reached a deal last night to acquire MCI for about $6.6 billion is cash and stock, the latest merger in the rapidly consolidating telecommunications industry.

Abbas Declares War With Israel Effectively Over -- The new Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas, said in an interview this weekend that the war with the Israelis is effectively over and that the Israeli prime minister, Ariel Sharon, is speaking "a different language" to the Palestinians. Mr. Sharon's commitment to withdraw from Gaza and dismantle all Israeli settlements there and four in the West Bank, despite "how much pressure is on him from the Israeli Likud rightists," Mr. Abbas said, "is a good sign to start with" on the road to real peace.

Verdict Is Split in Iraqi Election -- The razor-thin margin apparently captured by the Shiite alliance here in election results announced Sunday seems almost certain to enshrine a weak government that will be unable to push through sweeping changes, like granting Islam a central role in the new Iraqi state.

Valentine's Day outlawed in Saudi Arabia -- Saudi Arabia's religious police announced Sunday it has banned any celebration of Valentine's Day, deeming it as a "pagan" holiday. A police source said "Muslims are not to be involved in any pagan and Christian holidays."

More on Valentine's Day -- Is it just a conspiracy of florists and chocolatiers or has the universal day of love got us hooked? Charles Purcell reports.

Another pagan fertility ritual -- If I am not mistaken, Feb. 14, a.k.a. Valentine's Day. Are you excited? I knew you would be. You know what to do and when to do it, although some of you do it better than others. The question is, do you know why you do it? Who started this thing anyway, and whose idea were the cards and the gifts and the flowers and the romantic dinners and who knows what all, as long as there's a big, bright red heart in there somewhere?

Valentine's Day -- If you forget the Valentine gift, remember these more.

The reason why we celebrate Valentine's Day -- For many, chocolates, flowers and cards have become traditional holiday fares during Valentine's Day, though the holiday has evolved over centuries.

Michel Chossudovsky, Editor: The Centre for Research on Globalisation (CRG) -- is an independent research and media group of progressive writers, scholars and activists committed to curbing the tide of "globalisation" and "disarming" the New World Order. The Tsunami: Why did the Information Not Get Out?

Scientists urge calm over fears of new HIV strain -- HIV and Aids scientists and advisers on both sides of the Atlantic urged caution yesterday over suggestions that a new fast-acting strain of the HIV virus resistant to most anti-retroviral drugs had emerged in New York.

Bill Clinton Wins Second Grammy -- (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton won the second Grammy Award of his career on Sunday, when he was honored in the spoken word category for his best-selling memoir "My Life."

Shiites, Kurds Winners in Iraq Election -- Clergy-backed Shiites and independence-minded Kurds swept to victory in Iraq's landmark elections, propelling to power the groups that suffered the most under Saddam Hussein and forcing Sunni Arabs to the margins for the first time in modern history, according to final results released Sunday.

USA got improperly made flu vaccine -- By Julie Schmit, USA TODAY The British plant responsible for the recent flu vaccine shortage sent some improperly made vaccine, by mistake, to U.S. consumers three years ago, according to a 2003 government inspection report recently given to Congress.

A federal court puts the 'public' In 'public restrooms'-- In United States v. Hill, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit recently held that under some circumstances, there is no continuing Fourth Amendment right to privacy in a public restroom.

Heads roll at Veterans Administration -- Mushrooming depleted uranium (DU) scandal blamed by Bob Nichols

It's not BRONCHITIS, is it? -- By Don Perlo, MD, Primary Care Internist, Harvard Business School Health Services How can you distinguish bronchitis from pneumonia?

Carrots May Cut Cancer Risk -- There's more good news from the garden: A compound in carrots may be a potent cancer fighter, reducing malignancies in rats by a third, a European study claims.

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE DIRECTOR CANDIDATE COVERED UP OKC BOMBING-- Congress created the director of national intelligence in December 2004 to manage all 15 agencies that make up the U.S. intelligence community.

Gulf War Syndrome: Parasympathetic Nervous System at Risk -- 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, according to a study by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

Toxic Revelations & Death By Health Care -- The Toxic Cover up & Biological Weapons Revealed. Biological/Chemical Weapon Information, History & Treatments. Verifiable sources and peer reviewed medical journals.

9/11 Report Cites Many Warnings About Hijackings -- In the months before the Sept. 11 attacks, federal aviation officials reviewed dozens of intelligence reports that warned about Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda, some of which specifically discussed airline hijackings and suicide operations, according to a previously undisclosed report from the 9/11 commission.

H.R. 418: Bad For Gun Owners, Bad For America -- National ID Cards Coming Up For A Vote This Week--Threats to gun owners' privacy are a huge concern. H.R. 418 would give the federal government open-ended authority to determine who may and may not get a driver's license -- and under what circumstances. But, you need a driver's license to buy a gun!

OTHER PRIORITIES by Joe Sobran -- I listened to President Bush’s inaugural speech on my car radio and noticed how often he used the word freedom. As always, he sounded confident that this abstraction, freedom, is what America stands for and is fighting for in Iraq. He seemed to feel no need to define his terms or explain his reasons. He simply asserted that our freedom depends on the freedom of the rest of the world. Read More...

Mystery Illness Baffles Doctors, Frustrates Patients in Bay Area & Nationwide -- "The lesions start out as bumps that are itchy, little round raised bumps. The fibers are quite alarming."

Meningococcal Vaccine Scandal -- New Zealand's meningococcal disease story, as unravelled through analysis of previously secret documents obtained under the Official Information Act, reveals that the New Zealand government, media and public have been misled and manipulated by officials, advisors and scientists alike.

We The People to attend President's Taxation Forum -- This week it was announced that on February 16th, President Bush's Advisory Panel On Federal Tax Reform will convene in Washington, DC for the first of a number of public discussions regarding fundamental reform of the nation's tax system. To insure this nation, the dominant media and our elected leaders clearly understand the constitutional and legal fraud of our current income tax system, and to make sure that it continues no further, We The People must have a voice in this discourse.

Vaccinating Children Against STDs? -- The severity of possible infection and the effectiveness of a vaccine weighed heavily in the decision-making process for parents reporting their views on childhood vaccination for sexually transmitted diseases.

Asbestos disaster -- W. R. Grace and seven senior employees were accused in a federal indictment on Monday of knowingly exposing miners and residents in a small town to asbestos. (NOTE: The Power Hour reported this last February.)

US Secretly Pulls 25,000 Troops Out Of Iraq -- In an abrupt move, American occupation forces withdrew 25,000 troops from Iraq over the weekend, according to Islam Memo.

Paranoia grips the U.S. capital -- This week, former military intelligence analyst William Arkin revealed a hitherto unknown directive, with the Orwellian name "JCS Conplan 0300-97," authorizing the Pentagon to employ special, ultra-secret "anti-terrorist" military units on American soil for what the author claims are "extra-legal missions."

Bioterrorism: A Guide for First Responders -- The Second Edition of our two field guides, Bioterrorism: A Guide For First Responders and Chemical/Nuclear Terrorism: A Guide For First Responders. The guides are currently in use by First Responders, Police, Fire Departments, and training facilities in all 50 States and Canada.

Rumsfeld Debating Whether to Avoid Germany -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Thursday he has not decided whether to attend an international security conference next week in Germany, where he might be subject to arrest on a war-crimes complaint.

Veterans on the Streets -- How some Iraq veterans are returning home, only to face homelessness and mental problems. Meanwhile, the VA is MIA.

Homeless vets wait years for aid ...The Halls of Pain and Halls of Shame -- Mental health experts are predicting that as many as one-third of all Iraqi veterans will suffer from PTSD, a disabling disorder characterized by flashbacks and war nightmares. A similar percentage of Vietnam veterans have been diagnosed with the disorder -- although it took decades for the government to recognize, treat and compensate those veterans.

Video of Hercules air attack is 'bogus' -- A video purportedly showing the moment a British military airplane was shot down by Iraqi insurgents is almost certainly bogus, say defence specialists who studied the footage. The Royal Air Force C-130 Hercules crashed 40 kilometres north-west of Baghdad at 1340 GMT on Sunday, killing all 10 military personnel on board. The plane is thought to have been carrying Special Forces troops to a base in the north of the country. On Tuesday, the British Prime Minister Tony Blair expressed his "sympathy and condolences" to the families of those killed.

Canadians Fight for Privacy  - U.S. companies seek to purloin Canadian medical records -- British Columbians are fighting to halt an outsourcing contract recently signed by their government that could place millions of their health records in the hands of a private American company. the data could be susceptible to seizure by American law enforcement agencies if the data resides with a company whose parent firm is in the U.S. They fear the information could be used for data-mining exercises.

North Korea threatens: U.S. bases 'sea of fire' -- South: 690,000 American troops, 2,000 planes to be dispatched to peninsula. U.S. military bases will become a "sea of fire" if war breaks out on the Korean peninsula. That's the latest threat from North Korea, while South Korea says close to 700,000 American troops would be sent to the region.

Judgment Day For The FDA, Pfizer -- Next Wednesday, Feb. 16, painkillers go on trial. The big question: Will the jury be tough enough?

Homeless vets wait years for aid -- Mental health experts are predicting that as many as one-third of all Iraqi veterans will suffer from PTSD, a disabling disorder characterized by flashbacks and war nightmares. A similar percentage of Vietnam veterans have been diagnosed with the disorder -- although it took decades for the government to recognize, treat and compensate those veterans.

Medical personnel at Landstuhl dealing with stress of job -- During busy times, the hospital sometimes resembles a scene out of the television show “M*A*S*H,” Slyter as gurneys carrying wounded soldiers roll by in every direction and doctors dart in and out of surgery.

Who was the Iraqi Woman in the balcony? Updated info! -- I am always interested in finding out who the people are that are chosen to sit with in the "good seats" at the State of The Union.

Ambassador Cofer Black Becomes Vice-Chairman at Blackwater USA -- Blackwater USA proudly announces that Ambassador Cofer Black, former Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the U. S. State Department, and former Director of the CIA's Counterterrorism Center has joined our team as Vice Chairman.

Tapes Show Enron Arranged Plant Shutdown -- In the midst of the California energy troubles in early 2001, when power plants were under a federal order to deliver a full output of electricity, the Enron Corporation arranged to take a plant off-line on the same day that California was hit by rolling blackouts, according to audiotapes of company traders released here on Thursday.

Paranoia Grips the U.S. Capital -- The film Seven Days In May is one of my all-time favourites. The gripping 1964 drama, starring Burt Lancaster, depicts an attempted coup by far rightists in Washington using a top-secret Pentagon anti-terrorist unit called something like "Contelinpro."

Ukraine: Yushchenko Reveals Why Israel Backed Him -- The new President of Ukraine, Viktor Yushchenko, has appointed multi-millionaire "dual citizen" Yevgeny Chervonenko communications minister.

CIA to Release More Nazi War Criminal Data -- The CIA has agreed to release more information about Nazi war criminals it hired during the Cold War, ending a standoff between the intelligence agency and the group seeking the documents, Sen. Mike DeWine said Sunday.

Guard member demoted for mud wrestling -- Military officials have demoted a female member of a National Guard military police unit for indecent exposure after a mud-wrestling party at the Camp Bucca detention center in Iraq.

U.S. redesigning atomic weapons -- Worried that the nation's aging nuclear arsenal is increasingly fragile, American scientists have begun designing a new generation of nuclear arms meant to be sturdier and more reliable and to have longer lives, federal officials and private experts say.

Firms May Be Implicated in UN Probe -- Companies that bought Iraqi oil from traders who allegedly bribed Saddam Hussein for contracts under the U.N. oil-for-food program could be implicated in a web of corruption uncovered by a U.N. panel, a Swiss criminal lawyer said Sunday.

Parents sue over son's boot camp death-ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The parents of a 15-year-old boy who died while attending a boot camp for troubled teens have filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the facility.

Ex-congressman told to move out of house -- A former congressman who resigned after being convicted of having sex with an underage campaign worker has been ordered to leave his Chicago home because it is near an elementary school.

Allpacas in Peru get chipped? -- Peruvian alpaca herders are turning to technology to thwart a growing problem of the high Andes Mountains: the smuggling of prize-winning, wool-producing alpacas to neighboring countries.

FDA Approves Implant For Depression. Pacemaker-Like Device Delivers Electrical Impulses To Brain -- U.S. regulators have given conditional approval to Cyberonics Inc.’s application to market an implanted device to treat depression, the company said Wednesday.

NATO Searching for Missing Afghan Jet -- Afghan and NATO forces launched a ground and air search operation Friday for an Afghan passenger jet carrying 104 people that disappeared from radar screens during a snowstorm near the mountain-ringed capital. Three Americans were thought to have been on board.

New Non-Lethal Weapon Lets Troops Microwave Hostile Crowds -- The United States has developed a non-lethal microwave weapon for use in Iraq. Officials said the vehicle, termed Sheriff, would contain the Active Denial System. The system uses millimeter-wave electromagnetic energy that can be directed at targets at a range of 1 kilometer.

Building a better mosquito -- Bioengineered insects could help defeat malaria -- or they could turn out to be Frankenbugs, wreaking havoc on our ecosystem.

Author Now Suspects 'Deep Throat' Was -- Drumroll, Please -- George H.W. Bush -- The author of the 1993 biography of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, “Deep Truth,” today named George H.W. Bush the new chief suspect as famed Watergate source Deep Throat. The “outing” was timed to the opening of the two reporters’ Watergate archives at the University of Texas.

Some Troops Got Anthrax Shots After Judge Banned Them -- The US military gave anthrax shots to more than 900 soldiers after a federal judge ordered a halt to the mandatory vaccination program last October, according to news reports this week.

Service stops some from giving blood Military personnel who have been in certain places overseas face restrictions -- Area blood-bank officials say a growing number of potential donors are shown the door instead of the needle because of their recent military service abroad.

More on Senate Bill 3 - Congress is about to give full protection to drugs companies--forever! -- NATIONAL VACCINE INFORMATION CENTER CALLS "ANTI-TERROR" BILL "UNCONSTITUTIONAL". To READ AND SIGN ON-LINE PETITION click this link!

CIA Recruited Five Of Adolph Eichmann's Associates -- Five of Adolph Eichmann's Nazi assistants were recruited and employed by the Central Intelligence Agency after World War II, according to recently declassified intelligence documents.

ENRON tested ploy in Alberta -- Newly unearthed evidence suggests Enron Corp. manipulated the Alberta electricity system during deregulation's early stages to reap revenues of $45 million in a single day, part of a scheme code-named "Project Stanley," likely a nod to the Stanley Cup trophy.

Scientists baffled as autism cases soar in state, with no relief in sight -- California's mysterious explosion of autism cases worsened in 2004, disappointing researchers who had hoped the number of new diagnoses would level off as they searched for an explanation for the neurological disorder.

Denver Post Seeks Access To Sealed Papers In GI Trials -- The CIA is denying Denver Post attorneys access to evidence used in a closed Army hearing that will determine whether Fort Carson soldiers face murder trials in the fatal interrogation of an Iraqi general.

Joyce often refers to 1996 when she first saw the contrails in Erie, Pa. with Woody -- Here are the pictures Woody took that day. Thanks Woody for sharing!

Chronology of Dead Scientists -- Check out this website for a Chronology of Dead Scientists.

FBI investigating possible security breach of its e-mail system -- The FBI said Friday it has shut down an e-mail system that it uses to communicate with the public because of a possible security breach.

9/11 CIA REPORT ORDERED TO BE KEPT SECRET -- An internal CIA report, naming individuals who may have been responsible for intelligence failures leading up to the Sept. 11 attacks, has been kept secret despite public outcries and congressional demands to release the incriminating evidence.


School May Fire Professor for 9/11 Comment -- University of Colorado administrators Thursday took the first steps toward a possible dismissal of a professor who likened World Trade Center victims to a notorious Nazi.

U.S. has 5 secret bases in Israel.....Since 911! -- The United States has five secret military bases in Israel, according to a new book published recently in the U.S. "Code Names," written by journalist William Arkin, a former U.S. intelligence official, says there have been secret ties between the U.S. and Israel since the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Splenda: Is It Safe Or Not?  -- from Dr. Hull's Newsletters -- You decide!

Senate confirms "I love torture" Gonzales -- The Senate voted Thursday to confirm White House counsel Alberto Gonzales as attorney general, setting aside Democratic complaints he helped craft questionable U.S. policies on the treatment of foreign prisoners.

Iran/Contra creature, Elliot Abrams back with the Bush Crime Family -- Elliott Abrams, a special assistant to the president and an assistant secretary of state in the Reagan administration, has been appointed deputy national security adviser with a focus on promoting global democracy and human rights.

$150,000 in Bonuses!! -- Senior special forces troops who resist going to private security firms and reenlist can get up to $150,000 in bonuses, the U.S. military announced. The cash bonuses are meant to help retain skilled soldiers who are in high demand by private security companies with lucrative contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

What have we come to? -- Marquette University administrators shut down a table set up by the school's College Republicans this week to take orders for bracelets and other trinkets so money could be raised to buy special equipment for American snipers in Iraq and Afghanistan.

“Not Without A Court Order” -- We The People Commences “Project Luther” -- It's time to challenge IRS doctrine by posting a message on its front doors, “NO MORE PERSONAL AND PRIVATE PROPERTY WITHOUT A COURT ORDER.”  Find out what you can do to help!!

**Depleted Uranium and Gulf War Syndrome -- The Preventive Psychiatry E-Newsletter today charged that the reason Veterans Affairs Secretary Anthony Principi stepped down earlier this month was the growing scandal surrounding the use of uranium munitions (DU) in the Iraq War. "This malady [from uranium munitions], that thousands of our military have suffered and died from, has finally been identified as the cause of this sickness, eliminating the guessing. The terrible truth is now being revealed."   A MUST Read!

Larry King Bumps Military Mom From Show -- Are The "News" Networks Afraid Of The Truth?

President's Disunion transcript -- A complete transcript of the 2005 State of the Union address.

Top Marine General's Blunt Comments Draw Fire -- "A few good men" - Is this what the Marines have in mind?

The World Economic Forum Forges the Future of The World -- For the last five days, over 2200 participants from 96 countries met in the mountains of the Swiss ski resort of Davos where they have met for 33 of their 34 year history. Read More.

Weather CONTROL information! ALERT! TEXAS is the hub of the NEW WORLD ORDER! -- The Texas Weather Modification Committee met on Thursday, January 20, 2005 in Austin. The agenda is online, and the meeting was archived and is available for listening via RealPlayer.

Where The Missing $9 Billion Went -- The US-run administration in Baghdad failed to keep track of nearly US$9 billion of money it transferred to various Iraqi ministries, according to an official audit released Sunday.

Fingerprinting of hazmat truckers begins -- The federal government on Monday began an anti-terrorism program requiring truckers who haul hazardous materials to submit to fingerprinting and criminal background checks.

"Splenda" Head's up -- There's Controversy Surrounding Splenda's Deceptive Marketing Campaign!

Teflon responsible for nighttime urination? -- Could Your Kitchenware be Causing Your Health Problems?

MONSANTO SUES FARMERS OVER 'SINGLE-SEASON SEEDS' -- Soy farmer Homan McFarling was caught up in the Monsanto "seed police" with Monsanto demanding that he pay them hundreds of thousands of dollars for alleged technology piracy. Homan saved seeds from one harvest year and planted them the next year, something Homan says is an ancient agricultural practice, "My daddy saved seed. I saved seed," said McFarling, 62, who owns a 5,000 acre family farm in Shannon, Miss. The case is in court.

**Authorization of Emergency Use of Anthrax Vaccine - 31 Jan 2005 -- Authorization of Emergency Use of Anthrax Vaccine Authorization of Emergency Use of Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed for Prevention of Inhalation Anthrax by Individuals at Heightened Risk of Exposure Due to Attack With Anthrax;

U.S. military spraying squadron -- Airmen, Soldiers Learn Aerial Pesticide Spraying Techniques! Fifteen service members from military installations in Germany and England were at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, 8-12 May, learning how to use chemicals to destroy the enemy. But the enemy was not human; it was insects with their deadly diseases that can take down a military fighting force.

Woman Who Lost Father in Iraq Loses Spouse -- Less than a year ago, Tabitha Bonilla's father gave his life for his country in Iraq. Last week, her husband gave his, too. Army Capt. Orlando A. Bonilla, 27, of Killeen, Texas, was killed Wednesday in a helicopter accident in Baghdad. Her father, Army Sgt. 1st Class Henry A. Bacon, 45, died last February in a vehicle accident.

Splenda -- Johnson & Johnson is facing a raft of lawsuits over a marketing campaign related to its artificial sweetener Splenda, which accuse the company of misleading buyers to believe Splenda is a natural product.

Don't let the FDA increase irradiation x-ray levels! -- Please Send the FDA an email to object to their decision to increase the dose of X-rays used to irradiate food! See article for details.

PNAC calling for a draft? -- A good portion of TO readers are all too familiar with the Project for the New American Century. For those who have missed this important group and the story behind them, this essay will fill in the gaps.

Guantanamo detentions ruled unconstitutional -- A federal judge ruled Monday that some foreign terror suspects held in Cuba can challenge their confinement in U.S. courts and she criticized the Bush administration for holding hundreds of people indefinitely as "enemy combatants," saying that doing so unconstitutionally violates their right to due process.

IRAQI ORDER 81 -- While few of us were paying attention, the Coalition Provisional Authority, representing the government of the United States, imposed a set of 100 orders on Iraq.

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules IRS Cannot Apply Force Against A Tax Payer Without A Court Order -- This is a Dramatic Development!! Tax Payers Free To Ignore An IRS Summons--On January 25, 2005, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that taxpayers cannot be compelled by the IRS to turn over personal and private property to the IRS, absent a federal court order.

Missouri Charity Investigated for Terrorism Ties -- Washington (AP) -- A federal judge has ordered the government to turn over classified information about a Missouri charity accused of ties with terrorism.

The Russians Are Coming -- The FBI is concerned about Moscow's growing number of spies. What secrets are they looking for?

Is Israel the biggest supporter of "terrorist groups"? -- For all their postulations, it seems Israel's relationship with militant groups is very cosy indeed.

Terrorism And Excessive Law Enforcement Or, Two Sides Of The Same Coin By Ted Twietmeyer -- Over-security combined with fear of more terror attacks are the main tools used to manipulate the minds of the masses into submission.

'The Method' Is Being Used On You By Ted Twietmeyer -- This article is about "The Method" being used on everyone-of fake terrorist alerts, how these work and why these use classic salesperson techniques.

Donald Rumsfeld: The mastermind behind 'terrorist attacks' -- If and when attacks that target the U.S. occur, they will be instigated under the orders of Donald H. Rumsfeld, the American Secretary of Defense. Proof of this was printed in an American media report by William Arkin, a military analyst. Arkin detailed the vast expansion of secret armies which the former Nixon official, aka Rumsfeld, amassed during Nixon's era. Read the entire article!

BASKETS OF APPLES -- Please take time to read. (credit goes to Crystal H.)

Deputy Killed In Metrolink Derailment -- If Sheriff Lee Baca is so "outraged", WHY does LASO refuse to tell American citizens IF Juan Alvarez IS or IS NOT an ILLEGAL ALIEN? Why not BOMBARD him with YOUR calls (323) 526-5000! DEMAND an answer!

Dallas VA Hospital, worst in the Nation? -- Medical students at the Dallas veterans hospital, which was recently ranked the worst in the nation, say its patients have been neglected, abused and sometimes left alone to die by incompetent and uncaring nurses.

Much Bigger Military Is Called For -- The Bush administration is facing new calls from Democrats and Republicans, including some of its staunchest allies, to expand the size of the Army and Marines by tens of thousands of active-duty troops over the next several years. "In the post-9-11 world, we need a bigger military," said William Kristol, the editor of the conservative Weekly Standard magazine who's close to the White House and was a strong supporter of the March 2003 invasion.

The FDA is making new rules that may impact your health. They need to hear from you today! Ensure your voice is heard in Washington, DC. -- Deadline is Feb. 1 , 2005!! If you have not sent your the above link!!

WOUNDED SOLDIERS HAVE TO PAY FOR THEIR OWN MEALS -- Insult to injury-Some wounded soldiers back from Iraq are having to pay for meals at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Veterans' groups say it's another symptom of fighting a costly war on the cheap.

DoD Announces top 10 Defense contractors for fiscal 2004 -- Check them out!!

US to slap tourists with RFID -- There Goes Our FREEDOM, Big Brother Is On Your Tail!

Flu pandemic fears may spur 'universal vaccination' plan -- Flu experts, including Dr. Monto, a professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan, worry the conditions are ripe for a flu similar to the 1918 strain. They gathered yesterday at UM for a program titled, "Pandemic Influenza: Could History Repeat Itself?"

Beyond Iraq: How Do We Get Transformation Right? -- West 2005 is the largest event on the West Coast for communications, electronics, intelligence, information systems, imaging, military weapon systems, aviation, shipbuilding, and more. Check it out!

Mission complete for US carrier -- The giant US aircraft carrier, USS Abraham Lincoln, which has been operating just off Banda Aceh providing aid and sending ashore medical teams as part of the tsunami relief effort, is set to leave the area after a month.

Bali bomber 'killed' -- REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES - One of the two bomb-makers behind the 2002 Bali nightclub attacks was believed to have been killed yesterday in a targeted air strike.

Gitmo Soldier Details Sexual Tactics -- Sexual tactics used by female interrogators have been criticized by the FBI, which complained in a letter obtained by AP last month that U.S. defense officials hadn't acted on complaints by FBI observers of "highly aggressive" interrogation techniques, including one in which a female interrogator grabbed a detainee's genitals.

(OPIC) The Overseas Private Investment Corporation -- OPIC was established as a development agency of the U.S. government in 1971. It helps U.S. businesses invest overseas, fosters economic development in new and emerging markets, complements the private sector in managing the risks associated with foreign direct investment, and supports U.S. foreign policy. Read More!

HERE'S A DART FOR PAUL MARTIN by GARTH PRITCHARD --It was a circus when Prime Minister Paul Martin visited the disaster area of Kalmunia in Sri Lanka this week for a photo opportunity.

U.S. Home-Schoolers Beat Oxford Debaters -- Four home-schooled students at Patrick Henry College went to Oxford University in December to take part in a debate with some of Oxford's best student debaters, and two of them won.

The World Economic Forum: Facilitating a New World Order -- With the blessing of its Republican and Democratic leaders, America is being pulled into a global framework of states that are now "interdependent" as all of the barriers between the nation-states have been torn down.

National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of 26 January, 2005 -- View the numbers!! The net collective result is 951 more reservists mobilized than last week.

Drug dogs ok in all traffic stops -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that police can have dogs check out motorists' vehicles for drugs even if officers have no particular reason to suspect illegal activity.

URGENT COLORADO LEGISLATIVE ALERT -- IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED – Jan. 25, 2005 concerning bill HB 05-1161 – immunization tracking and funding.

Veterans' Benefits "hurtful" to National Security, says Pentagon -- "In an interview with the Wall Street Journal (1-25-05), Pentagon official David Chu, in a mockery of the contribution of veterans, defended a new round of cuts by ironically describing funding for programs like veterans’ education and job training, health care, pensions, VA housing and the like as "hurtful" to national security."

Flu Shot Mess -- Many vaccine makers and large distributors aren't accepting pre-orders as they did the past. In an advisory on its Web site, for example, vaccine distributor ASD Healthcare said it didn't know when it would take orders or whether customers would ultimately receive their full orders.

In San Francisco, 17-Cent Fee on Grocery Bags OK'd -- The San Francisco Commission on the Environment unanimously approved a proposal Tuesday evening asking the city to charge grocery shoppers 17 cents for every paper or plastic bag they take home.

31 U.S. Marines killed today in chopper crash in west Iraq, military officials confirm. -- As U.S. investigators worked Thursday to determine why a military helicopter crashed in Iraq, killing 30 Marines and a Navy corpsman, violence there continued ahead of Sunday's elections.

Dr David Chu must go -- With the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan badly straining its forces, the Pentagon is facing an awkward problem: Military retirees and their families are absorbing billions of dollars that military leaders would rather use to help troops fighting today.

What If Iran Has the Bomb? -- What should America do if Iran's Ayatollahs do have nuclear weapons, or are right on the verge of getting them?

Animal-Human Hybrids Spark Controversy-part human, part animal -- Scientists have begun blurring the line between human and animal by producing chimeras—a hybrid creature that's part human, part animal.

White House: Deficit Will Hit Record $427B -- The White House says its drive to halve federal deficits by 2009 remains on track, though it projects that the cost of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will help drive this year's shortfall to a record $427 billion.

History and/or Coincidence -- You decide!

Human Earth Animal Liberation -- Along with petitions on animal rights issues and torture there is a very important one to get Provo Canyon closed. They are one of many "teen rehab" programs with behavioral modification tactics that are really torture. There are in addition links on the Heal site to email Utah Department of Human Services, The Northwest Association for the Accreditation of Schools, and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations. Worth checking out!

Coke or Water -- You Decide!!

Suicide Screening In School Debated -- The Pinellas County School Board today will talk about changing its policy, which prohibits administering a survey such as TeenScreen. Some board members have concerns about doing that and are uneasy about screening students for emotional problems.

Our soldiers deserve a bonus -- In an effort to strengthen its waning manpower, the Army National Guard is seeking legal authority to offer $15,000 bonuses to active-duty soldiers who are willing to join the Guard after their full-time enlistment ends. The present bonus is $50.

India weary about using earth’s atmosphere for military purpose especially HAARP and their impacts in South Asia -- there are unclassified military projects in America, Russia, China, Japan, Europe and India that plan to use weather and climate to defeat the enemy.

A Party Without Virtue -- by Paul Craig Roberts--After listening to his inaugural speech, anyone who thinks President Bush and his handlers are sane needs to visit a psychiatrist. The hubris-filled megalomaniac in the Oval Office has promised the world war without end.

Feds find Colorado VA hospital filthy -- Denver's veterans hospital is a crumbling, filthy mess that compromises patient privacy and jeopardizes the health and safety of patients and staff, a federal inspection has found.

Torture Continues: Iraqis Beaten, Hung by Wrists, Shocked! -- Twenty months after Saddam Hussein's government was toppled and its torture chambers unlocked, Iraqis are again being routinely beaten, hung by their wrists and shocked with electrical wires, according to a report by a human rights organization.

Disgracing Our Nation -- Corruption is a normal way of life for Mexico’s leaders. Its people do not respect our yard. It tramples across our nation’s borders as if we are a doormat. Once here, illegal alien Mexicans numbering over nine million--throw trash everywhere. They drive illegally. They don’t carry insurance. They run stoplights as is common in the Third World. After a crash, they run from the scene. They use our hospitals without paying.


Tsunami song -- A New York radio station apologized on Monday for repeatedly airing a joke song that ridiculed victims of the recent tsunami in South Asia and used racial slurs, saying the piece was in poor taste.

Patient Care vs. Corporate Connections -- Like many prominent researchers at the nation's major medical centers, Eric J. Topol, the chief academic officer of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, has over the years had consulting and financial ties with numerous drug and medical device companies.

MICROWAVING IRAQ: Pacification Project Revealed by William Thomas -- “Pacifying” Rays Pose New Hazards In Iraqi.

Gates gives $750,000,000 to VACCINATION -- The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is doubling its contribution to increase access to basic childhood vaccinations in the world's poorest nations, bringing its total commitment to $1.5 billion.

Letter to Pinellas County School Board Regarding TeenScreen written by Annie Armen, J.D. of Annie Armen Live Talk Radio -- As a concerned human being above all else, I urge you to reconsider NOT implementing TeenScreen as you will be protecting teen lives and their families from this nonsensical quota driven scam, which in the end will only benefit the deep pockets of Big Pharma and its Med Thugs. I encourage you to check out ALL the links in this letter.

State Loses Appeal In Schiavo Case -- The Supreme Court has refused to reinstate a Florida law passed to keep a severely brain-damaged woman hooked to a feeding tube. "Please Vote! For all its worth, Michael Schiavo is no longer winning. We are beating him out on this vote. I guess George Felos is wrong again when he tries to think he has the world on his side."

New Freedom Health initiative--DANGER!! -- Talking Points on Mental Health Initiatives – Problems with Screening and Drugging! Universal mental health screening and early childhood mental health treatment programs would result in many thousands if not millions more children receiving stigmatizing diagnoses that would follow them for the rest of their lives, as well as being medicated by expensive, ineffective, and dangerous medications.

Hersh Expose Hits Cheney Cabal-Like Political Tsunami by Jeffrey Steinberg. -- The Cheney-Rumsfeld-Wolfowitz cabal that runs the Bush Administration's military and national security agenda, was hit with the political equivalent of a tsunami on Jan.17, with the publication of a story by investigative journalist Seymour Hersh in the Jan. 24-31 issue of {The New Yorker}.

U.S. Commandos Could Force Vaccination -- Somewhere in the shadows of the White House and the Capitol this week, a small group of super-secret commandos stood ready with state-of-the-art weaponry to swing into action to protect the presidency, a task that has never been fully revealed before.

Here come da' draft -- Army's Troop Sources Depleted. The Army may not be scraping the bottom of the manpower barrel yet, but critics say the service is coming dangerously close.

Outcry Over Creation of GM Smallpox Virus -- Senior scientific advisers to the World Health Organization (WHO) have recommended the creation of a genetically modified version of the smallpox virus to counter any threat of a bioterrorist attack.

Alternative Health Care Options -- It's favoured by the Royals and Tony Blair, but what exactly is homeopathy - and more importantly, does it work?

New Freedom Commission on Mental Health: State Implementation Activities -- Scroll down through this report and check on just what has been happening, VERY quietly in YOUR OWN STATE regarding mandatory drugs and mental health screening! (also Site of the Day)

EXPERIMENTAL BOMB TO CREATE HUGE TIDAL WAVE WAS TESTED IN 1944 -- SECRET WARTIME experiments were conducted off the New Zealand coast to perfect a bomb that could trigger devastating tidal waves, according to government files declassified in Auckland.

ANALYSIS-Asia's tsunami builds global military ties -- Asia's tsunami has turned into a military confidence-building exercise on a global scale, as armed forces work alongside each other and forge personal relationships that could one day avert a crisis.

Tsunami to plunge 2 million into poverty -- The impact of the tsunami is likely to push an additional 645,000 people below the poverty line in India, according to an Asian Development Bank estimate.

NASA Details Earthquake's Earth Effects -- The tsunami-spawning earthquake in Indonesia affected Earth's rotation and shape, shaved the length of a day and shifted the North Pole, NASA scientists said on Wednesday.

Lost man survives 35 days on wood and clay -- A Frenchman lost in a labyrinth of disused mushroom caves said he had survived 35 days by eating rotten wood and clay, after being rescued only thanks to a teachers’ strike.

Botulism cases lead to physician suspensions, company shutdown -- Several healthcare professionals have been suspended and an Arizona company has been shut down in the investigation launched last November when four Floridians were paralyzed by injections with a botulinum toxin not approved for use in humans.

Army Prepares 'Robo-Soldier' for Iraq -- The Army is preparing to send 18 remote-controlled robotic warriors to fight in Iraq beginning in March or April.

MENTAL HEALTH, EDUCATION AND SOCIAL CONTROL -- There are many who believe that recent federal legislation mandates mental health screening of children. However, it does not! Therefore, it seems appropriate at this time to explain what has transpired and why there are concerns.

EXCUSES -- "It doesn't matter what the subject matter is, everyone has an excuse why "it" can't be done. I continue to see a whole lot of people with excuses about how this or that can't be done. Don't people realize that this defeatist attitude is exactly what the shadow government wants?"

New Oregon Bill on Adoption Angers Homosexual Group -- The bill says in part: "Requires Department of Human Services, Oregon licensed adoption agency or approved child-caring agency of this state that may consent to adoption of child to give preference to prospective adoptive parents who are married over those who are unmarried or same-sex partners."

Finally Freedom!! Want to move to the Ukraine? -- Ukraine President Sworn In, Promising to Promote Unity.

Don't tell me they aren't working on offensive bio weapons! -- Last year, while working on a vaccine to protect against bioterrorist attacks, three laboratory workers at Boston University were exposed to the bacteria that cause a rare disease called tularemia, or rabbit fever.

New covert CIA-Military espionage group -- WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 - The Pentagon has created battlefield intelligence units that for the first time have been assigned to work directly with Special Operations forces on secret counterterrorism missions, tasks that had been largely the province of the Central Intelligence Agency, senior Defense Department officials said Sunday.

Shiites to have secular government -- With the Shiites on the brink of capturing power here for the first time, their political leaders say they have decided to put a secular face on the new Iraqi government they plan to form, relegating Islam to a supporting role.

One-Third of Adults use Alternative Medicine -- Use of alternative or complementary therapies have increased in the United States, with more than one-third of people using at least one form of alternative medicine. Now, researchers recommend more studies to help determine the safety and efficacy of these therapies.

Inflammation lets prions invade "safe" tissue -- Inflammation can cause the deformed proteins that cause prion diseases, such as BSE, to invade organs that normally resist infection. If the new research in mice holds true for cattle, it could mean that some organs previously thought to be safe to eat are not - with significant implications for BSE testing programmes.

Former Miss America barred from VA Health Fair.. (precluded from informing vets) -- Ms. Henry, a former Miss America and the daughter of a disabled Vietnam veteran, hoped to hold the fair, in part to encourage veterans to enroll in the federal VA medical system. But VA officials blocked her efforts, citing a ban by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on attempts to recruit veterans into the health care program.

Homeless Vietnam veteran freezes under bridge -- A Vietnam veteran who froze to death alone beneath a railroad bridge on Christmas Eve is remembered in Covington.

US 'should not rule out torture' -- The outgoing head of the US Department of Homeland Security has said torture may be used in certain cases in order to prevent a major loss of life.

MYCOPLASMA -- Excellent Information! -- 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.

Further Your Brain Development With Meditation -- Studies have indicated that mental training through meditation can change the inner workings of the brain and allow people to achieve different levels of awareness.

Smallpox exercise shows shortages of vaccine -- A recent exercise that confronted international leaders with a hypothetical smallpox attack showed the potential for tensions between countries that have enough smallpox vaccine and those that don't, according to news reports.

Google monitors your every search (excerpt) -- The company everyone loves knows more about you than you might realize. And that’s just for starters.

Homeland Defense Stocks exposed! -- This new site features a directory of public and private Non-Lethal and Less Lethal Companies, Homeland Defense & Homeland Security Stocks, news on Non-Lethal weapons, Non-Lethal Defense news and links as well as exclusive HDS articles. Stocks within the Non-Lethal and Less Lethal sector have been the subject of speculation and have seen spikes and declines as investors search for the next "Taser."

Safety fears raised over biosecurity lapse -- Three researchers at the Boston University Medical Center fell ill in 2004 after being exposed to a potentially deadly bacterium in a Level 2 biosecurity lab. Yet city and university officials kept the news quiet until after the centre's application to build a more high-level biosecurity lab (Level 4) in a densely populated part of Boston was accepted by the city this January.

Calling all Oregon residents -- NEW HEARING, Wed, Jan 26: NEED WRITTEN TESTIMONY -- Please distribute widely...there's a new hearing, so it isn't too late to submit testimony. Note: Oregon is one of the least fluoridate states in America, and now they are once again trying to force this poison on the people. Help us stop them from doing this to all of the innocents.

US Not Concerned about Call for Foreign Forces to Leave Indonesia by March -- The U.S. military says it is not concerned about a statement from the Indonesian vice president that all foreign forces should leave the country by late March. Officials also say the U.S. aircraft carrier involved in tsunami relief is continuing its work, although it has moved farther from the Indonesian coast.

FCC Chairman Powell Said to Be Resigning -- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael K. Powell plans to step down, an agency official said Friday. Powell, who maintained a light regulatory hand as the nation's chief media watchdog but collected some of the largest indecency fines against U.S. broadcasters, plans to issue a statement but was not expected to hold a formal news conference, this official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

Chemtrails-spraying in our sky! -- Close-up photos of chemtrails being laid down. These photos were taken by a pilot through the windows of his airplane!  Also Site of the Day! (A Big "Thank You" goes out to Martin Smith for this excellent information)

A Review Of The President's Inaugural Address -- Yesterday, President G.W. Bush took the oath of office and delivered his second inaugural address. As political speeches go, this one was rather brief only consuming four typewritten pages. Following are excerpts from Chuck Baldwin along with his abbreviated comments.

DARK FORCES AND THE TOLERANT FOLLOWERS -- The real America has been quietly replaced by a land of dark, occultic powers controlling masses of clueless people who are stumbling blindly behind a faulty leadership (major party) into a predictable morass of serfdom and slavery quite equal or greater than the days of the Babylonian empire or that of ancient Rome.

Quick Reaction Force deploys to Anchorage Port -- Joint Task Force-Alaska, JTF-AK, the standing military headquarters for homeland defense within Alaska, conducted a deployment exercise Jan. 11-12 at the Port of Anchorage using a 120-person Quick Reaction Force.

Unified Command Structure -- Contains the Command Structures-The Unified Command Plan establishes the missions and geographic responsibilities among the combatant commanders.

Pure Punishment -- Want to see what The Punisher is all about? We've got five brutal interrogations that prove this game is for real. The video game called The Punisher teaches kids to torture humans by becoming a virtual interrogator. Click here for one of the graphics on this game!

911 In Plane Site On The News Wires Again -- Check out this website and read the News Release!
Also check out the article from the ICONOCLAST by W. Leon Smith.

Censored For Being Too Subtle. An Army Surgeon Loses His Weblog -- The Reason: He Did Too Good A Job Illustrating The Casual Heroism Of Combat.

IT'S OFFICIAL: MY BROTHER DIED IN VAIN AND WE ARE ALL ACCOUNTABLE -- This week, the White House announced, with little fanfare, that the two-year search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq had finally ended, and it acknowledged that no such weapons existed there at the time of the U.S. invasion in 2003. For many, this may be a story of only passing interest. But for me and my family, it resonates with profound depth.

4th Government Convention on Emerging Technologies -- Enabling the National Security Community will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA, March 29-31, 2005. This Convention and Expo will provide a unique forum for representatives from the Department of Defense, U.S. Military, Federal Government Agencies, and the private sector to discuss and evaluate current tools and reveal emerging technologies necessary to ensure national security. Tracks will include discussion on the topics of Building a Trusted Information Environment, Attaining Tailored Persistence, and Enabling Date Interoperability. Interactive product demonstrations will be held throughout this Convention. Read More!

A Matter of Conscience -- "I cannot tell anyone else how to live his or her life, but I have determined how I want to live mine – by not participating in war any longer, as I feel that it is stupid and against everything that is good about our world." Sgt. Kevin Benderman of the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division, who was stop-lossed and whose unit was recently redeployed, has refused to return to Iraq.

A photo of new colors of (UN) Air Force One -- In this edition of HowStuffWorks, we'll see what sets Air Force One apart from other planes, and we'll find out what it takes to send the president around the world. With all of the things that Air Force One carries, it's no wonder the media calls it the "flying White House."

The new colors of Air Force One Presidential aircraft--UN BLUE!! -- Check this out!

Meningitis Law Takes Shots in MA. -- A new law requiring freshmen entering college in 2005 to be vaccinated for bacterial meningitis took some shots Tuesday.

US Army Secrecy Challenged by Watchdogs THE SUNSHINE PROJECT -- Watchdogs are appealing the US Army's refusal to release a study that compared the effects of different chemical, and possibly biological, weapons on different ethnic, gender, and age groups. The US Army has refused to release a single page of the study, which was conducted in 1999 by the US Army Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. The experiments harken back to dark Cold War days, when Dugway used religious minorities in weapons tests. The following documents were saved before removed from websites: Obtained from: The Sunshine Project Website
1. Antipersonnel Calmative Agents
2. Antipersonnel Chemical Immobilizers: Synthetic Opioids
3. Demonstration of Chemical Immobilizers

Israel to kill in U.S., allied nations -- Israel is embarking upon a more aggressive approach to the war on terror that will include staging targeted killings in the United States and other friendly countries, former Israeli intelligence officials told United Press International.

DuPont Accused of Concealing Teflon Ingredient's Health Risk -- More than 50 years after DuPont started producing Teflon near this Ohio River town, federal officials are accusing the company of hiding information suggesting that a chemical used to make the popular stick- and stain-resistant coating might cause cancer, birth defects and other ailments.

Documents on BZ: A Partial List -- The Memory Hole made a FOIA request to the Defense Technical Information Center - a part of the Defense Department - for a computerized bibliography of all documents containing "BZ" or any of its synonyms ("QNB," "EA 2277," "quinuclidinyl benzilate," or "quinuclidinebenzillate"). We received a list of around 450 documents. Approximately 70 are completely unrestricted and are available through the government-run National Technical Information Service.

New Photos Reveal 'Britain's Abu Ghraib' -- Head of the British army, Gen Sir Mike Jackson, has said he "condemns utterly" abuse, as three soldiers face charges of mistreating Iraqi civilians. The court was shown 22 photos depicting alleged abuse.

Strong Earthquake Hits Northern Japan -- A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Tuesday. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

The Scandal Sheet -- Here are 34 scandals from the first four years of George W. Bush's presidency - every one of them worse than Whitewater.

HRSA Adds Injuries from Hepatitis A Vaccine to Compensation List -- Individuals injured by the hepatitis A vaccine will be eligible for compensation under HRSA’s National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP), effective December 1, 2004.

An interesting photo given that "New World Order" was not the subject of the interview -- Watch this CNN New World Order Clip!

Airborne Beret Flashes and Background Trimmings -- Check out the flashes on the berets!!

Special forces 'on the ground' in Iran -- American special forces have been on the ground inside Iran scouting for US air strike targets for suspected nuclear weapons sites, according to the renowned US investigative journalist Seymour Hersh.

Chertoff's client funneled money to Bin Laden -- Did Bush's New Homeland Chief Shield Terror Ring in New Jersey?

The Inaugural that never should be -- "This year's tra-la-la should never take place. Not because Bush didn't win the election. Despite some hanky-panky in Ohio, he won by 3.5 million votes. No, this inaugural celebration should be cancelled because, in contrast to what else is going on in the world, all the hoopla in Washington seems downright obscene."

Anthrax Vaccine Swells Heart Twice Size -- Tech. Sgt. Lavester Brown almost died last year when his heart swelled to twice normal size hours after he received an anthrax vaccination. A few months later, he had to have a heart transplant...YET...The Air Force continues to contend that the vaccinations are an essential safeguard for service members.

Please submit your comments to the FDA's public docket on the anthrax vaccine -- This docket opened on December 29, 2004, and closes on March 29, 2005. This public docket is a court ordered requirement based on the FDA's December 2003 previous improper and illegal attempt to finalize the anthrax vaccine license.

Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs and Cancer -- The use of cholesterol-lowering drugs for the prevention of heart disease may increase your chances of suffering from the pandemic killer known as cancer. Few doctors are aware of this real and present danger.

Army Reserve Becoming Broken Force -- The Army Reserve, a force of 200,000 part-time soldiers that provides key support in Iraq and Afghanistan with medics, engineers and truck drivers, "is rapidly degenerating into a 'broken' force," its top general told senior Army leaders.

FDA set to decide on morning-after pill -- The government is considering whether to make morning-after birth control available without a prescription, and like most issues that involve sex and pregnancy, it has generated heated debate.

Journalist: U.S. planning for possible attack on Iran -- The Bush administration has been carrying out secret reconnaissance missions to learn about nuclear, chemical and missile sites in Iran in preparation for possible air strikes there, journalist Seymour Hersh said Sunday.

U.S. teaches military not to whistleblow! -- The Pentagon plans to put at least 20 more US troops before military courts for abuse of detainees in the wake of last week's high profile trial of the ringleader in the Abu Ghraib scandal, military spokesmen said yesterday.

U.S. prepares to go to Iran--with Halliburton (note date) -- Vice President Dick Cheney, who has called Iran "the world's leading exporter of terror," pushed to lift U.S. trade sanctions against Tehran while chairman of Halliburton Co. in the 1990s. And his company's offshore subsidiaries also expanded business in Iran.

Halliburton in Iran--are we surprised? -- "The revenue that is generated from the work that these companies are doing, we believe, helps to underwrite and support terrorism,” says William Thompson, the New York City comptroller who oversees the $80 billion in pension funds for all city workers.

Halliburton Wins Gas Contract In Iran -- Iran has awarded a U.S. energy firm a contract to develop natural gas reserves. Iranian state television said Halliburton was awarded a major contract along with an Iranian firm, Oriental Kish. The television quoted an Iranian energy official as saying that Halliburton and Oriental were awarded projects to drill for gas in the giant South Pars project.

Russia and Iran join efforts to struggle against invasion of UFOs -- Unidentified flying objects continue terrorizing the Eastern hemisphere of planet Earth. No one knows what to do with them, although it is obvious that something has to be done with the problem. Russia and Iran agreed to join efforts to study the mysterious phenomenon. The news may seem to be ridiculous at first sight, but it is actually a rather serious matter: UFOs pose a big threat to Iran in connection with its growing nuclear potential.

Your Church Teaching Pagan Earth Worship in Sunday School? -- Public schools, and even some private schools, spend valuable classroom time engaged in "cooperative" learning (group learning) encounter sessions and discussion groups that employ pop psychology that teachers are simply not qualified to apply. These programs are designed for a very specific purpose to change the attitudes, values and beliefs of your children in order to prepare them to be proper environmental citizens in the “sustainable” global village.

The Two Faces Of Condoleeza Rice -- "Rice Does What's She Told Not What She Thinks".

Middle East negotiations fall apart again -- In a blunt warning to the new Palestinian leader, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon of Israel said Sunday that he had given the military orders to act "without restrictions" against Palestinian factions that have stepped up attacks in the roiling Gaza Strip.

Graner's Superiors Unlikely to Face Charges -- The jail term meted out to Army Spc. Charles A. Graner Jr. for abuses at Abu Ghraib prison may prove to be the stiffest criminal punishment that emerges from the entire scandal, according to experts on military justice....BUT....Ex-Guard Says He Was Ordered to Mistreat Iraqis

U.S. Conducting Secret Missions inside Iran -- The United States has been conducting secret reconnaissance missions inside Iran to help identify potential nuclear, chemical and missile targets, The New Yorker magazine reported Sunday.

Gonzales "Does Not Deserve to Be Confirmed" -- Despite a poor performance at his confirmation hearing, Alberto R. Gonzales appears almost certain to be confirmed by the Senate as attorney general.

Why the Sun Seems to Be 'Dimming' -- We are all seeing rather less of the Sun, according to scientists who have been looking at five decades of sunlight measurements.

CDC to mix avian, human flu viruses in pandemic study -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will soon launch experiments designed to combine the H5N1 virus and human flu viruses and then see how the resulting hybrids affect animals. The goal is to assess the chances that such a "reassortant" virus will emerge and how dangerous it might be.

BUSH ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER FORMING ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON INCOME TAX REFORM -- On January 7, 2005, President Bush issued an Executive Order to form an advisory committee "to assist in reforming the Federal Internal Revenue Code to benefit all Americans."

U.S. funds "torture study" human experiments -- Oxford's new Centre for the Science of the Mind is to use imaging systems to find out how religious, spiritual and other belief systems, such as an illogical belief in the innate superiority of men, influence consciousness.

Weather/Environmental Tampering -- Weather/Environmental Tampering with emphasis on EMP Technology.

2005 SB 5113 Rainwater collection permit -- Introduced by Sen. Paul Shin on January 13, 2005, to authorize the department of ecology to require any person using rain barrels and cisterns to collect rainwater to receive a permit from the department prior to collection of rainwater. Rainwater must be intended for beneficial use on the same property from where it was collected.

Quake lifted the surface of the globe a full inch -- New studies of the giant earthquake that produced devastating tsunamis in the Indian Ocean show that its shock waves ricocheted around the globe for hours and lifted the earth's surface nearly an inch even half a world away.

Aberdeen: Local board members needed -- The Selective Service System is looking for men and women to serve as members of local boards that are currently in a standby mode. A prospective member must be a United States citizen, at least 18 years old, registered with the Selective Service (if male), not employed in law enforcement, not an active or retired Armed Forces member and not convicted in any criminal offense.

NH Woman Loses Insurance Coverage for Her Politics -- The Providence Mutual Fire Insurance Co. sent her a letter last month notifying her it is not renewing her $1 million umbrella policy next month because of "the political positions the insured holds." A Must Read Story!!

Bush Says We Can't Find Osama Because "He's Hiding" -- As for perhaps the most notorious terrorist, Osama bin Laden, the administration has so far been unsuccessful in its attempt to locate the mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Asked why, Bush said, "Because he's hiding."

Wal-Mart tired of critics' complaints -- Retail giant goes on PR offensive to repair image.

The CAB RIDE -- One person truly can make a difference. Just a NICE read.

EWR Bulletin 01-Jul-04: Most Serious Warning Ever -- A secret Department of Justice (DOJ) report recently leaked to the press gives the government's view on its legal duties in this war. It turns out, unsurprisingly, that the US government is superior to the rest of mankind, it's not required to obey any laws. When officials declare a national security emergency, the DOJ report claims, the US government is no longer bound by the Geneva Conventions, which it agreed to, or the Nuremberg decision, which it led and endorsed.

Model bill to ban the UN flag. For the STATES, not US Congress -- "Imperative that we get this INTRODUCED in as many states as possible, even if it fails. The very introduction starts a grass fire of resistance. When it is introduced in both houses and gathers sponsors, it becomes a brush fire. And when it lands on the governor's desk, it becomes a forest fire. Help your state representative become a hero to all patriots. Anti-UN sentiment has never been higher."

THE PENTAGON'S GHOST PLANES AND ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES by chris bollyn -- "Articles in the mainstream media about a mystery jet used to transport individuals to third countries for torture and interrogation have ignored the important legal questions about such "extraordinary renditions."

Pediarix now in NC --Glaxo offers a 5-in-1 shot-Tots' vaccinations could decline by 6. The vaccine, called Pediarix and made by GlaxoSmithKline, protects infants against five diseases: hepatitis B, diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus and polio.

Fast-acting Anthrax Vaccine Created -- Gene transfer technology has allowed researchers to immunize mice against anthrax in just 12 hours, a fast-acting effect that would be important for saving lives in the event of a bioterror attack.

SARS Vaccine Caution -- A cautionary note has been sounded for those developing vaccines against severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Some vaccines could prove useless against certain strains, or even worsen the infection, a preliminary study suggests.

Buyer calls for limits to VA care -- Buyer, installed by House Republican leaders last week as chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee, suggested today that federal budget constraints do not always allow every former service member to have full access to Veterans Affairs medical benefits and the government instead should focus on first serving its disabled and indigent "core constituency."

Abu Ghraib prisoners escape -- Iraqi police are on the lookout for 28 Abu Ghraib prisoners who escaped while en route to a Baghdad courthouse for trial.

Rep Ron Paul Denounces National ID Card -- “National ID cards are not proper in a free society,” Paul stated. “This is America, not Soviet Russia. The federal government should never be allowed to demand papers from American citizens, and it certainly has no constitutional authority to do so.”

Bush supports cross-hating movement -- President's father also praises work of Rev. Moon-linked clergy group.

U.S. Army to Fund Vaccine Healthcare Centers -- The U.S. Army will continue to fund this year a $5.7 million biodefense-vaccine treatment and research centers for which no money had been budgeted, a spokesman said yesterday.

Iraqi Victim: 'U.S. Torture Worse Than Saddam' -- FORT HOOD, Texas - A former inmate at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison forced by U.S. guards to masturbate in public and piled onto a pyramid of naked men said on Tuesday even Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein did not do such things.

Abu Ghraid Soldier Talks -- A soldier who served with the 320th Military Police Company at Abu Ghraib speaks out about the atrocities he witnessed.

Police Begin Fingerprinting on Traffic Stops -- Forum discussing this topic of fingerprinting during traffic stops. For Education and Discussion Only.

Prince Harry sorry for Nazi uniform stunt -- Britain's Prince Harry apologized Wednesday for wearing a Nazi uniform to a party, admitting he made a bad choice and saying through his publicist, "I am very sorry if I caused any offense."

Officials ban crosses at inauguration parade -- A Christian group is accusing the U.S. Secret Service of religious discrimination and censorship for issuing a memo that bans Christian crosses from the presidential inauguration parade later this month.

U.S. Ends Search For WMD In Iraq -- U.S. inspectors have ended their search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq in recent weeks, a U.S. intelligence official told CNN.

*MUST READ* -- OKC Bombshell Implicates Feds In Murrah Blast -- Only moments after an enormous blast blew away most of the facade and a full quarter of the eastern end of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in 1995, the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF) began to release evidence implicating two men, and two men only, who they claimed were solely responsible. The evidence later showed that Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols had confessed to the impossible.

U.S. Army Sergeant Defies Orders , Refuses Re-Deployment To Iraq -- refused an order from the Command Sergeant Major of his unit to deploy to Iraq and requested a General Courts-Martial.

Limbaugh Dumped For Liberal Show -- A southern Vermont-based radio station will trade in the rhetoric of Rush Limbaugh and other conservative talk show hosts for the liberal commentary of Air America next week.

Homeland Security Now In charge of Drivers Licenses and Birth Certificates -- The United States Congress passed legislation yesterday that requires the States to surrender their regulatory rights over driver’s licenses and birth certificates to The Department of Homeland Security.

Conspiracy For World Government-COULD IT BE ANY CLEARER? By: Alan Stang -- Historians debate the question of when the Hitler regime became a dictatorship. It certainly was not when he took control of the government in January, 1933, because he did that legally. In conformity with the German constitution, President Paul von Hindenberg invited him to do so. So the question remains for historians to play with.

Serious Questions Need To Be Answered About Alberto Gonzales -- Alberto Gonzales is President George W. Bush's choice to be America's next Attorney General. Gonzales is one of Bush's most trusted friends and advisors. It was often speculated that President Bush would nominate him to the U.S. Supreme Court. However, as Bush's pick for Attorney General, Gonzales' record is coming under close scrutiny, and many disturbing questions are coming to the surface.

TORTURE AND TRUTH America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror -- With the prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib, the photographs, which have become iconic, created the context and the meaning of what took place. We think we know the contours of that story: a few soldiers on the night shift violated established military rules and subjected prisoners to humiliating abuse and terror. Chaos in the line of command, an overstretched military, a bewildering insurgency: all contributed to incidents that were alien to the values of the United States and its military. The scandal was an aberration. It was appalling. Responsibility was taken. Reports were issued. Hearings continue.

City Considers Charging To Rescue Injured From Car Crashes -- WINTER PARK, Fla. could be the first city in the state to charge for pulling injured motorists from their wrecked cars, according to a Local 6 News report. They reported that if a driver involved in the crash isn't a city resident, crashing in the city could cost even more.

Fingerprinting in Michigan at Traffic Stops!!! -- If you're ticketed by Green Bay police, you'll get more than a fine. You'll get fingerprinted, too. It's a new way police are cracking down on crime.

Pair Arrested For Telling Lawyer Jokes At Long Island Courthouse -- "Seriously folks, it happened earlier this week to the founders of a group called ''Americans for Legal Reform,'' who were waiting in line to get into the First District Courthouse."

No Clear Motive In Marine's Killing Of Police Officer -- Shooter's Friends Believe He Suffered From Combat Stress.

The CIA, Bush and Riggs Bank connection -- Wall Street Journal reporter Glenn R. Simpson earned a much-deserved attaboy from me last Friday for his story, "Riggs Bank Had Longstanding Link to the CIA" (Dec. 31, 2004), which places the Riggs Bank money-laundering scandal in new context by being the first to connect it to the agency.

Why the emperor has no clothes -- Uncle Sam has reneged and defaulted on up to 40% of its trillion-dollar foreign debt, and nobody has said a word except for a line in The Economist. In plain English that means Uncle Sam runs a worldwide confidence racket with his self-made dollar based on the confidence that he has elicited and received from others around the world, and he is a also a deadbeat in that he does not honor and return the money he has received.

NASA Claims Polar Shift Due In 2012 -- The Sun's magnetic poles will remain as they are now, with the north magnetic pole pointing through the Sun's southern hemisphere, until the year 2012 when they will reverse again. This transition happens, as far as we know, at the peak of every 11-year sunspot cycle -- like clockwork.

Bush Nominates Federal Judge to Head Homeland Security -- In light of recent reports that conservative journalist and pundit Armstrong Williams received $240,000 from the Department of Education (DOE) through a contract with Ketchum Public Relations, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) today has filed a series of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to 22 government agencies, including all cabinet agencies.

Pet vaccine bill deserves support -- Because many veterinarians have failed to disclose that most core veterinary vaccines protect for seven or more years, pet owners, unaware that their animals don't need multiple yearly vaccinations, have overvaccinated their companions -- taking an unnecessary toll on their finances and animals' health.

Body Armor Collected For Troops Sits In Storage-Local Reserve Sent Letter To Sheriff From Iraq Asking For Help -- One of the big complaints from troops in Iraq is lack of armor for their vehicles, but a campaign to collect armor in Central Florida was apparently a wasted effort.

New Hampshire RESOLUTION urging Congress to withdraw the United States from the evil UN -- This resolution urges Congress to withdraw the United States from the United Nations. SPONSORS: Rep. Albert, Straf 1; Rep. Matthew Quandt, Rock 13; Rep. Hawkins, Hills 18; Rep. Buhlman, Hills 27; Rep. Headd, Rock 3; Sen. Boyce, Dist 4; Sen. Roberge, Dist 9.

NRDC Says U.S. Tried to Bury Pollutant Study -- A new report from the National Academy of Sciences raises by 20 times the amount of rocket fuel pollution in drinking water considered "safe," but environmentalists Monday accused the government of influencing the report's findings.

Is Al Qaeda Just a Bush Boogeyman? -- Is it conceivable that Al Qaeda, as defined by President Bush as the center of a vast and well-organized international terrorist conspiracy, does not exist?

Finally -- FDA Admits That ALL Anti-Inflammatories May Kill You -- "Folks they are dropping like flies. The leading NSAID in the world, Vioxx, led the cascasde in late September. Vioxx was the beginning of the end of conventional medicine. Merck will lose $50 billion. A few weeks later the second COX-2 inhibitor, Bextra, bit the dust Then this weekend the third and final cox-2 inhibitor Celebrex got hit. Pfizer is the number one drug company in the world and their stock dropped $25 billion over the weekend."

Cop, Gunman Dead -- Marine killed after shooting officers.

CONGRESS PASSES UNCONSTITUTIONAL "DOOMSDAY" PLAN -- With no fanfare, the U.S. House has passed a controversial doomsday provision that would allow a handful of lawmakers to run Congress if a terrorist attack or major disaster killed or incapacitated large numbers of congressmen.

New Black Sheriff fires all White Deputies -- On his first day on the job, the new sheriff called 27 employees into his office, stripped them of their badges, fired them, and had rooftop snipers stand guard as they were escorted out the door.

SpongeBob, Barney promote 'gay' tolerance -- In a new video to be distributed to 61,000 schools across the nation, homosexual activists are using popular children's TV characters such as SpongeBob SquarePants and Barney the dinosaur to surreptitiously indoctrinate young children into their lifestyle, a pro-family activist group charges.

9/11 BLACK BOX COVER-UP -- 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.

Tok search for Agent Orange delayed -- A disagreement between a federal agency and a private landowner over who will pay to move construction equipment is holding up the search for barrels of Agent Orange possibly buried in Tok. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials said they aren't authorized to use federal funds for that type of work.

U.S. Lost 1.5 Million Jobs to China in 1989-2003 -- The United States lost nearly 1.5 million jobs between 1989 and 2003 because of increased trade with China, according to a report released on Tuesday by a government watchdog committee.

Ex-Clinton Aide Indicted for Lying About Los Angeles Fundraiser -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s former finance director has been indicted on charges of filing fictitious reports that misstated contributions for a Hollywood fund-raising gala for the senator, the Justice Department said Friday.

More on False Propagenda and the Armstrong Williams scandal -- Another Bush Administration Lie. Williams made no mention of the payment as he praised Bush's education proposal and the administration in his columns and TV appearances. What he was doing was not commentary; it was government propaganda.

Squad seeks tips in death of researcher -- A retired research assistant professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia died of multiple stab wounds before firefighters found his body in the trunk of a burning car Friday.

Four paralyzed by raw botulism injections -- A federal judge ordered an Arizona company Monday to stop distributing raw botulism bacteria in place of the wrinkle treatment Botox and to recall any of roughly 3,000 vials that may still be in circulation.

Political Paranoia -- Incredible - Senator Bill Frist's Bill Defines 'Political Paranoia' As 'Mental Illness'-Senator Bill Frist, the first practicing physician elected to the Senate since 1928, plans to file a bill that would define 'political paranoia' as a mental disorder".

Creator of brainwave lie detector fears it may be misused -- THE creator of a new lie detector which scans brainwaves before a subject even speaks has admitted she fears what could happen if it falls into the wrong hands.

Egyptian paper: Israel-India nuke test caused tsunami -- The earthquake that struck the Indian Ocean on December 26, triggering a series of huge waves called tsunami, "was possibly" caused by an Indian nuclear experiment in which "Israeli and American nuclear experts participated," an Egyptian weekly magazine reported Thursday.

Vialls: Did New York Orchestrate The Asian Tsunami? -- With Afghanistan and Iraq already lost, the Wall Street bankers were all desperately looking for other ways to control our world, when suddenly and very conveniently, the Sumatran Trench exploded. Trick or Treat?

CBS ousts four for roles in Bush Guard story -- CBS issued a damning independent review Monday of mistakes related to last fall’s “60 Minutes Wednesday” report on President Bush’s National Guard service and fired three news executives and a producer for their “myopic zeal” in rushing it on the air.

America, Israel, India Caused Tsunami, Conspiracy Theory Says Julie Stahl Jerusalem Bureau Chief -- The earthquake that caused tidal waves to slam into the coast of Southeast Asia, killing at least 145,000 people, could have been the result of joint American, Israeli and Indian underwater weapons testing, an Egyptian weekly and other Arab media charged.

**DoD News Briefing -- Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen FROM Monday, April 28, 1997 -- Look halfway down the page!  Interesting reading!!! (brought back up in the news section for viewing)


Al-Jazeera's tsunami conspiracy theories -- Arab news service reports chatter about plots, India-Israel nuke test implicated.

Open the picture for a shock of your life -- to see what the tsunami looked like just before hitting Phuket, Thailand.

Another "Oh, we are so stupid story" -- U.S. Coast Guard and military aircraft Saturday are en route to the western Pacific, where a nuclear attack submarine ran aground, injuring at least 20 crew members -- one critically, U.S. Navy sources said.  Related Story

Conspiracy Theorists -- Everyone has heard, and has probably used the term "conspiracy theorist," and the fact of the term being in common use, also indicates that we generally agree on what it means.

Dr. Mercola's eHealthy News -- Essential Oils Can Be Used As a Natural Antibacterial!!

Hillary Clinton's Former Campaign Finance Director Indicted -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's former finance director has been indicted on charges of filing fictitious reports that misstated contributions for a Hollywood fund-raising gala for the senator, the Justice Department said Friday.

US Soldiers "Told To Lie" In Abuse Probe -- A senior US army officer has been accused of ordering soldiers to lie to investigators probing an incident in which two Iraqi civilians were pushed from a bridge into the Tigris River.

No to Fluoridation -- Fluoridation was introduced into the UK in the 1960s when areas in and around Birmingham and Newcastle were fluoridated, along with the Republic of Northern Ireland, making up 11% of the UK population. The Government has now decided to put fluoride into all public water supplies in England and Wales, with the aim of reducing tooth decay among children in "deprived" areas.

Not Many Want Flu Vaccine -- The flu-shot shortage has turned into a surplus in some areas, raising fears that some vaccine might be wasted.

Your trip to the bank may elicit a federal probe of your finances -- A little-known provision of the Patriot Act could turn an innocuous trip to the bank or chat with a financial planner into a Treasury Department probe of personal financial accounts.

Army Doctors Implicated in Abuse -- U.S. Army doctors violated the Geneva Conventions by helping intelligence officers carry out abusive interrogations at military detention centers, perhaps participating in torture, according to an article in today's edition of the New England Journal of Medicine.

White House bestows $240,000 contract on TV host to champion propagenda -- Education Dept. paid commentator to promote the law "No Child Left Behind" (NCLB).

Big Brother Takes the Wheel to Improve Driver Safety -- One car manufacturer is looking at a way to help curb the distraction problem by helping drivers stay focused through a safety system that monitors the driver’s eye and head movements. According to ergonomists at Saab, it’s a safety enhancement that looks at what drivers are actually doing behind the wheel rather than what the drivers should be doing.

TULAREMIA -- Tularemia Resource List.

BREAKING NEWS:  Feds Whitewash US Bio-Chemical Tests in Alaska By Greg Szymanski -- President Bush extended holiday greetings to military troops this Christmas, but one gift he'll never open is the executive order he signed, which keeps sensitive documents secret about biological and chemical testing at Fort Greely near Fairbanks, Alaska. Read The FULL TEXT of  "INSTALLATION ASSESSMENT OF GERSTLE RIVER TEST SITE"  by clicking the above link!!!   A MUST READ!!!  ALSO Related:  Read the News Release posted in Oct. 1998 by Joyce Riley vonKleist-- 40 Years of Government Sponsored Ecological Terrorism at the above link!!

Veterans' groups speak out against Gonzales' nomination -- Several veterans groups on Wednesday joined the chorus of opposition to President Bush’s nomination of Alberto Gonzales as attorney general, calling his legal opinions on torture a threat to U.S. forces worldwide. On Tuesday, 12 retired admirals and generals — including former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. John Shalikashvili — sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee urging them to closely examine Gonzales’ position on torture before they approve him.

Government looking at military draft lists -- The Selective Service System (SSS) and the U.S. Department of Education now are gearing up to compare their computer records, to make sure all men between the ages of 18 and 25 who are required to register for a military draft have done so. With continuing war in Iraq and U.S. armed forces dispersed to so many other locations around the globe, Americans may be wondering if compulsory military service could begin again for the first time since the Vietnam War era.

U.S. Geology Professor prints 5000 brochures and warned of tsunami -- A LEADING geologist repeatedly warned Indonesian officials that an earthquake and tsunami would soon strike their shores, it emerged this weekend.

Have a miscarriage? Get jail and a fine for not reporting it -- Report of fetal death by mother; penalty. Provides that when a fetal death occurs without medical attendance, it shall be the woman's responsibility to report the death to the proper law-enforcement agency within 12 hours of the delivery. Violation of this section shall be punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Man charged with terrorism/USA Patriot Act/laser beam crime -- Indefinite imprisonment of someone you think might be a terrorist? Might???

Gonzalez hearing ignored US/Jordan torture links & junket to Israel -- According to an Israeli newspaper, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency is holding top Al Qaeda suspects in a top-secret interrogation facility in Jordan while employing "interrogation methods...banned by U.S. law."

Conviction thrown out for mother of 5 drowned children -- Andrea Yates, the Texas woman convicted of drowning her children in a bathtub, was granted a new trial by an appeals court in Houston yesterday. The court ruled that a prosecution expert's false testimony about the television program "Law & Order" required a retrial.

Aids crusader's son dies of the disease -- Nelson Mandela, who has devoted much of his life after leaving South Africa's presidency to a campaign against AIDS, said Thursday that his son had died of the disease in a Johannesburg clinic.

We Will Not Forget - A Day of Terror -- An awesome website about what the men and women of New York City went through on September 11th, 2001. There are still ways you can the entire article!

C.I.A. Report Finds Its Officials Failed in Pre-9/11 Efforts -- An internal investigation by the Central Intelligence Agency has concluded that officials who served at the highest levels of the agency should be held accountable for failing to allocate adequate resources to combating terrorism before the Sept. 11 attacks, according to current and former intelligence officials.

Canadian Forces doubt U.S. study on Gulf War syndrome -- Cite 'insufficient evidence' that veterans suffer disproportionate neurological injury By Mark Cardwell.

Urgent! -- UK Government 'has given in to EU ban on health food supplements' -- Ministers were accused of hypocrisy yesterday over an EU directive which could force health shops to stop selling a number of remedies and food supplements used by cancer sufferers and obese people.

They Can Lock You Up for Life Without a Trial -- On Sunday, Jan 2, Dana Priest, writing in the Washington Post, described the plans of the Pentagon and the Justice Department to imprison indefinitely, perhaps for life, persons it wants "removed" from society. Having committed no crime, but believed to be associated with "terrorism" however that is defined at any given moment in time "the people will live in prison camps modeled on American prisons.

Joe Vialls: Did New York orchestrate the Asian tsunami? -- With Afghanistan and Iraq already lost, the Wall Street bankers were all desperately looking for other ways to control our world, when suddenly and very conveniently, the Sumatran Trench exploded. Trick or Treat?

DC missile defense shield deactivated just prior to 9/11 -- 9/11 Whispers: Washington Defense Shield Deactivated Due To Wargames?

Hastert to swear in Cheney at inauguration -- House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., will swear in Vice President Dick Cheney at the inauguration Jan. 20, an unusual but not unprecedented choice ALSO Guy Hovis, a vocalist from Tupelo, Miss., who performed on the Lawrence Welk show, will sing, "Let the Eagles Soar," a song written by Attorney General John Ashcroft.

Urge Your Senators to Contest the Election Results -- This Thursday, members of Congress will have the opportunity to contest the 2004 election results. Representative John Conyers will contest the results in the House, but no Senator has yet stepped forward to support voting rights by standing up in this way. Please use this form (located at the fist link on website) to urge your Senators to stand up for voting rights and fair elections!

Single Government ID Moves Closer to Reality ( -- Federal officials are developing government-wide identification card standards for federal employees and contractors to prevent terrorists, criminals and other unauthorized people from getting into government buildings and computer systems.

Foreknowledge of A Natural Disaster -- Washington was aware that a deadly Tidal Wave was building up in the Indian Ocean by Michel Chossudovsky.

Literally earth-shaking, quake shifted the pole -- Beyond killing tens of thousands and unleashing a humanitarian crisis of epic proportions, the twinned earthquake and tsunami that struck Southeast Asia Sunday altered the angle of the Earth on its axis, moved the North Pole, pushed walls of water throughout all the world's oceans and shifted the soil as far away as Newark, researchers are reporting.

The Year was 1904 -- This is unbelievable......TIME sure has changed.....!!

WERE THESE EARTHQUAKES A RESULT OF THE ASTEROID THAT ALMOST HIT EARTH?  -- follow the link to the NASA website to view actual map!! (also on "Site of the Day")

Fight the Fingerprint! -- For those who missed seeing "Site of the Day" -- Welcome to the "Fight the Fingerprint" Web Site! "We Stand Firmly Opposed to All Government Sanctioned Biometrics and Social Security Number Identification Schemes"!

PETA defends fish but not babies -- Social workers in Scotland recently rescued a pet monkey from the filthy, drug-infested apartment of a couple of heroin addicts. Contacting an animal-welfare group, the social workers took great pains to make sure the animal was removed from the squalid cesspool of a home. But the social workers neglected to do anything about the little girl living with the couple.

Myths of Al Qaeda -- Those who rule this nation now, seek to use Al Qaeda as the 2005 version of the terror created in '1984' by proclaiming the now infamous phrase "Links to Al Qaeda!" So - What exactly is Al Qaeda?  Read on....!

Another Story of Airport Groping and Abuse -- by Nicholas Monahan--another chilling story about airport security!!!

VA Claim Status, when a Veteran is ordered back to Active Duty -- In general, what impact does a veteran’s return to active duty have on a pending claim for benefits? What is the status of the veteran’s claim? What actions should or may the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) take? Read this informative document!!!

Vets to get new VIC card -- The Department of Veterans Affairs has designed a new identity card for veterans that will safeguard confidential information while combating identity theft.

Stingy? Not with WMD and War -- As the body count from the tsunami rises, America's international reputation plummets to new depths, thanks to the Bush administration's smugly incompetent response.

Feds Investigate Laser Beam Case -- Authorities investigating two incidents in which laser beams were aimed at aircraft flying over northern New Jersey have questioned several people but made no arrests, the FBI said Saturday.

DoD News Briefing -- Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen FROM Monday, April 28, 1997 - 8:45 a.m. EDT -- Look halfway down the page!  Interesting reading!!!

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Dollar Falls to New Low Vs Euro -- The dollar dropped to an all-time low against the euro on Thursday for the sixth consecutive session, as traders took aim at technical targets in a thin market.

Illness taking grim toll at nation's boot camps -- Up to 3,000 recruits each month are treated for acute respiratory illnesses, which flourish in overcrowded barracks where beds are stacked head-to-toe with stressed and fatigued troops.

Pollsters, Media Implicated in Vote Fraud -- While Congress has yet to decide if there will be a formal inquiry into the U.S. election of 2004, its preliminary investigation is exposing the most serious flaws in the system. But don’t expect to hear about it in the mainstream media—it’s part of the problem.

FOIA Documents show that U.S. intimidated Iraq abuse whistleblowers -- A memo from the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency reveals that two DIA agents who witnessed abuse of detainees in Iraq were threatened by the interrogators. It was released as part of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit brought by the ACLU, which sums up the more and see the memo!

NZ Government apologizes to Vietnam Veterans for Agent Orange debacle -- The Government yesterday apologized to Vietnam War veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange or other toxic defoliants. Veterans Affairs Minister George Hawkins made the apology in the Government's response to the health select committee's Agent Orange inquiry. The committee called only for acceptance that exposure occurred, not an apology.

Top Ten War Profiteers of 2004 -- You know it's bad when Halliburton is #7!!

**DoD News Briefing -- Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen FROM Monday, April 28, 1997 - 8:45 a.m. EDT -- Look halfway down the page!  Interesting reading!!!

Rumsfeld's slip of the tongue??? -- Read the following from a December 24 CNN transcript of that network's report from Iraq.

Mike New in the News -- be sure to read the link to an article at the bottom of page from the New York Sun with comments from Cliff Kincaid.

ANGEL DECOY -- These are photos of an Air Force C-130 releasing flares to repel heat seeking Missiles. The pattern formed by these "decoys" are how they got their name . . Angel decoy.

Congress places itself above the law - rebukes ethical standards -- Republican leaders are considering a change in House ethics rules that could make it harder to discipline lawmakers.

USA program discussing waves unusually high off the West Coast -- Expected Earthquake Activity for the Next 3-5 Days -- Are YOU Prepared?

New Horror Stories Emerge About GI Abuses At Iraqi Hospitals -- 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 U.S. forces now hold after a bloody assault. Amiriyat al-Fallujah has been the source of several reported resistance attacks on U.S. forces.

Man quizzed about laser incidents -- Law enforcement officers were questioning a Parsippany, New Jersey, man who they say may have pointed a laser beam at an airborne police helicopter Friday night and a Cessna aircraft two nights before, said a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

India's Secret Lifter Project, "Will Change the world as UFO KNOW it." -- Dighi in Pune, the city of the brightest Indian defense research scientists and engineers is full of whispers these days. Read why!!

U.S. Plans Lifetime Detentions with No Trial -- Administration officials are preparing long-range plans for indefinitely imprisoning suspected terrorists whom they do not want to set free or turn over to courts in the United States or other countries, according to intelligence, defense and diplomatic officials.

Health Care: Can We "Take it Back" in 2005? -- The United States Health Care system, called "Western Medicine," is broken beyond repair. It is so deadly, expensive, corrupt, inefficient, and riddled with "special interest" that there is, absolutely no starting point to use to begin to set it right.

Earthquake: Coincidence or a Corporate Oil Tragedy? by Andrew Limburg -- "I don’t claim to be an expert on seismic activity, but there has been a series of events which led up to the 9.0 earthquake of the coast of Indonesia which can not be ignored. This all could be an enormous coincidence, but one must look at the information and choose for themselves whether there is anything to it."

GIs Can Be Ordered To Wear U.N. Beret -- A federal judge in Washington has upheld the right of the American military to place its personnel under United Nations command and force those soldiers to wear insignia designed by the world body.