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27.Dez.2004 Flutwellen-Desaster: Katastrophale Berichterstattung deutscher Sender

27.Dez.2004 Ukraine-Wahl: Die Invasion der Kontrolleure

27.Dez.2004 Devisen: Euro erreicht neues Allzeithoch

27.Dez.2004 Verheerendes Seebeben: Behörden fürchten über 26.000 Tote

27.Dez.2004 Tsunami-Forschung: Wie die Monsterwelle vor Sumatra entstand

27.Dez.2004 Sri-Lanka-Urlaub: Altkanzler Kohl entkommt Flutwelle

27.Dez.2004 Flutkatastrophe in Phuket: "Ich dachte, jetzt ist es vorbei"

27.Dez.2004 Bürgerrechte und Technik: Die Zukunft der Überwachung

27.Dez.2004 Seebeben: Chronik einer Katastrophe

27.Dez.2004 Wahlen im Irak: Größte Sunniten-Partei zieht sich zurück

27.Dez.2004 Seebeben: Weltbank rechnet mit milliardenschwerem Hilfspaket

27.Dez.2004 Wahl in der Ukraine: Janukowitsch-Lager legt Beschwerden ein

27.Dez.2004 Katastrophe in Südostasien: Zahl der Toten steigt auf mindestens 24.000

27.Dez.2004 Top Ten der Forschung: Artentod wütet unter Tieren und Pflanzen

27.Dez.2004 Tsunami: Frühwarnsystem hätte Tausende retten können

27.Dez.2004 Stichwahl Ukraine: Der Triumph des Wiktor Juschtschenko

27.Dez.2004 Ukraine: Beobachter mit Wahlverlauf zufrieden

27.Dez.2004 Reiseveranstalter: Urlaub auf den Malediven nach Silvester wieder möglich

27.Dez.2004 Flutfolgen im Dax: Rückversicherer unter Druck

27.Dez.2004 Teure Währung: Euro erreicht Rekordhoch

10.Sep.2001 It's going to be hard. There will be rough times. But it's also the best part of life to be engaged in doing something worthwhile. URL:
10.Sep.2001 +
of course the moral of the story is, if you try to please everybody, you're going to lose your donkey.[Laughter.]URL:
10.Sep.2001 Finally, this effort will succeed because it must.

We really have no choice.

It is not, in the end, about business practices, nor is the goal to improve figures on the bottom line.

It's really about the security of the USA.

And let there be no mistake, it is a matter of life + death.

Our job is defending USA + if we cannot change the way we do business, then we cannot do our job well, + we must.

So today 10.Sep.2001 we declare war on bureaucracy, not people, but processes, a campaign to shift Pentagon resources from the tail to the tooth.

All hands will be required + it will take the best of all of us. URL:
Let me conclude with this note. Some may ask, defensively so, will this war on bureaucracy succeed where others have failed?

To that I offer three replies.

First is the acknowledgement, indeed this caution: Change is hard.

It's hard for some to bear + it's hard for all of us to achieve.

There's a myth, sort of a legend, that money enters this building + disappears, like a bright light into a black hole, never to be seen again.

In truth, there is a real person at the other end of every dollar,

a real person who's in charge of every domain +

that means that there will be real consequences from + real resistance to : fundamental change.

We will not complete this work in one year, or five years, or even eight years.

An institution built with trillions of dollars over decades of time does not turn on a dime.

Some say it's like turning a battleship. I suspect it's more difficult. URL:
Secretaries White + Roach will soon announce plans for realigning the Departments to support information sharing, speed decision-making, integrate Reserve and Guard headquarters into Department headquarters. Secretary England is engaging a broad agenda of change in the Department of Navy as well. URL:
To succeed,
this effort demands personal + sustained attention at the highest levels of the Department.

Therefore, it will be guided by the

Senior Executive Council including

Under Secretary Aldridge, Pete +

Army Secretary White, Thomas +

Navy Secretary England, Gordon +

Air Force Secretary Roche, Jim.

These leaders are experienced + talented + determined.

I am delighted they are on our team.

I would not want to try to stop them from what they came into this Department to do.

I expect them to be enormously successful, as they have in their other endeavors throughout their lives.

Because the Department must respond quickly to changing threats,

we're overhauling the 40-year-old Planning, Programming + Budgeting System, or PPBS,

the annual process of forecasting threats for the next several years,

matching threats to programs and programs to budgets. URL:
Today's announcements are only the first of many. We will launch others ourselves + we will ask Congress for legislative help as well. We have, for example, asked Congress for permission to begin the process of closing excess bases and consolidating the B-1 bomber force. URL:
Our business processes and regulations seems to be engineered to prevent any mistake + by so doing, they discourage any risk. But ours is a nation born of ideas and raised on improbability + risk aversion is not America's ethic + more important, it must not be ours.

Those who fear danger do not volunteer to storm beaches and take hills, sail the seas + conquer the skies. Now we must free you to take some of the same thoughtful, reasoned risks in the bureaucracy that the men and women in uniform do in battle.

To that end, we're announcing today a series of steps the Department of Defense will take to shift our focus and our resources from bureaucracy to battlefield, from tail to tooth.

Just as we must transform America's military capability to meet changing threats, we must transform the way the Department works + what it works on.

We must build a Department where each of the dedicated people here can apply their immense talents to defend USA, where they have the resources, information + freedom to perform.

Our challenge is to transform not just the way we deter + defend, but the way we conduct our daily business.

Let's make no mistake: The modernization of the Department of Defense is a matter of some urgency.

In fact, it could be said that it's a matter of life + death, ultimately, every American's.

A new idea ignored may be the next threat overlooked.

A person employed in a redundant task is one who could be countering terrorism or nuclear proliferation.

Every dollar squandered on waste is one denied to the warfighter.

That's why we're here today challenging us all to wage an all-out campaign to shift Pentagon's resources from bureaucracy to the battlefield, from tail to the tooth.

We know the adversary.

We know the threat10.Sep.2001 Aldridge, Pete.

And with the same firmness of purpose that any effort against a determined adversary demands, we must get at it and stay at it.

Some might ask, how in the world could the Secretary of Defense attack the Pentagon in front of its people?

To them I reply, I have no desire to attack the Pentagon; I want to liberate it.

We need to save it from itself.

The men + women of this department, civilian + military, are our allies, not our enemies.

They too are fed up with bureaucracy, they too live with frustrations.

I hear it every day.

And I'll bet a dollar to a dime that they too want to fix it.

In fact, I bet they even know how to fix it + if asked, will get about the task of fixing it. And I'm asking. URL:

10.Sep.2001 Putting the well-being of those who go in harm's way as the department's first priority will give all those in DoD a constant star to steer by, he said.

10.Sep.2001 "We must change for a simple reason: The world has + we have not yet changed sufficiently," he said.

"The clearest + most important transformation is from a bipolar Cold War world where threats were visible + predictable to one in which they arise from multiple sources -- most of which are difficult to anticipate + many of which are impossible even to know today."

Related Site of Interest: Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld at the DOD Acquisition and Logistics Excellence Week Kickoff - Bureaucracy to Battlefield,. 10.Sep.2001
10.Sep.2001 American Forces Press Service

10.Sep.2001 USA WASHINGTON Comparing the Pentagon bureaucracy to the old Soviet system, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said he needs to "liberate" DoD from institutional inertia.

Doing so will move scarce resources from the "bureaucracy to the battlefield, from tail to tooth." Rumsfeld, speaking at the kick-off ceremony for the Acquisition and Logistics Excellence Week, said he sees the men and women of the department as allies in the fight against bureaucracy.

"They, too are fed up with bureaucracy," he said. "They, too, live its frustrations. I hear it every day + I'll bet a dollar to a dime that they, too, want to fix it. In fact, I bet they even know how to fix it -- and, if asked, will get about the task of fixing it. And I'm asking."

10.Sep.2001 DoD has already started down the path to management change. Rumsfeld is initiating changes to the 40-year-old Planning, Programming and Budgeting System. The PPBS is the annual process of forecasting threats + matching them to programs and then programs to budgets.

MEDICAL COLLEGE OF OHIO SUBJECT: CAMPUS SECURITY THREAT LEVELS ...- HTML-Version specific Protective Measures they develop + implement: • Refining + exercising as appropriate preplanned Protective Measures ; • Ensuring personnel ...

The Avalon Project : Homeland Security Presidential Directive 3 the agency-specific Protective Measures they develop + implement: a) Refining + exercising as appropriate preplanned Protective Measures ; b) Ensuring ... -

27.Dec.2004 50,000 riot in China after police beat man to death
HONG KONG (AFP) - Up to 50,000 people, many of them immigrant workers, rioted in southern China after police allegedly beat to death a man accused of stealing a motorcycle, press reports and witnesses said Sunday.

The incident happened in Dongguan city on Saturday, when up to 80 relatives and neighbours of the dead man confronted police after the alleged incident, the Wen Wei Po newspaper reported.

A few hundred policemen were called in to calm the crowd and later 50,000 local workers gathered and set fire to four police cars.

"I heard very loud explosions. Nobody dared to go out," a resident of Dalang township, who called herself Mrs Chen, told AFP.

She said demonstrators also turned over two ambulances.

It was not possible to obtain official confirmation of the incident, with police and local government officials refusing to comment when telephoned by AFP
27.Dec.2004 The first + most important task after arriving at the scene of a crime would be to examine the plane wreckage + determine the point of impact, the trajectory, angle + speed of the aircraft at the point of impact. There is only one problem. There is no trace of recognizable wreckage from a Boeing 757! There is no fuselage, no tail section, there are no wheels, engines, wings, luggage or passenger seats, nor are there any bodies to be found. This leads us to our first and foremost question, if a Boeing 757 crashed into the Pentagon as was reported by the media and government officials, where did it go? What evidence is there to support the theory of an airliner careening into the building?

According to Boeing, the 757 has a wingspan of 124 ft., 10 in., an overall length of 155 ft., 3 in., a tail height of 44 ft., 6 in. + the maximum fuel capacity is 11,489 gallons. With these statistics in mind let's begin our examination of the photographic evidence.

Critical Analysis of Photographic Evidence

27.Dec.2004 If Operation Northwoods was based on the idea of remote control technology at least in some sense, then surely almost half a century later, the fruition of this technology is a fait accompli.
No question about it.
Remote control ? No doubt about it.

27.Dec.2004 RE: Denial of Remote Controls in Boeing Aircraft
Below is exposure of Chemtrail spraying equipment by an Aircraft mechanic -
{{{The next day I was on the company computer to look up a wiring schematic. While I was there I decided to look up the extra equipment I had found.

To my amazement the manuals did not show any of the extra equipment I had seen with my own eyes the day before.

I even tied in to the manufacturer files and still found nothing. Now I was really determined to find out what that equipment did.}}
Next - The Barbara Olson - Faked??? in Flight call - with NO proof/phone logs/billing of the calls - a Very good explanation of how the MYTH became Reality {{{ Barbara Olson's call from Flight 77 never happened }}} or
More than 2 years ago I learned of Hani Hanjour the purported pilot of FLT77 the Pentagon HIT!!!
Hani Supposedly dropped 7,000 feet while making a 270 degree turn pulling between 5 & 7 G-Forces - + making the pin point HIT into the Pentagon

- IMPOSSIBLE - says a meeting of Jumbo airline pilots as per " The Enemy is Within the Gates".
I learned that

11.Sep.2001 -just 3 weeks before- Hani attempted THREE times to rent a little Cessna at the Newark Airport NOPE - Hani FAILED the check-out all 3 times @ $100 each - Total cost was $300.
Thus Hani Hanjour displayed NO Ability to do the Pentagon Maneuver.
Your USA Government ignores these FACTS.

11.Sep.2001 Remote Control Flying makes Sense!!! ZAQ

27.Dec.2004 USA In this picture, which is worth even more than a thousand words-

Der "Krieg gegen Drogen" "Ein einziger CIA Drogenring - der von Rafael Caro Quintero + Miguel...

18.Dec.1998 Portland NORML News ...a private party hosted by notorious trafficker Rafael Caro Quintero... than half an hour." Mr. Rafael Caro Quintero is paints an optimistic picture of American

27.Dec.2004 A Witness List for the CIA Inspector General:

Newspapers both USA + abroad published a picture of both presidents before... Rafael Caro Quintero Cartel level trafficker in Guadalajara Mexico ...

Contra-Intelligence on Oliver North-by Celerino Castillo 3rd ...Newspapers both in USA + abroad published a picture of both presidents before ... being trained at a ranch in Vera Cruz, owned by Rafael Caro Quintero ...


17.Nov.1996 WEEKLY NEWS UPDATE ON THE AMERICAS ISSUE #355,11 after a computer hacker swapped group photos of the heads of state ... Mexico's Guadalajara drug cartel + the contras through Rafael Caro Quintero + Miguel ...

27.Dec.2004 DEA - Publications - Congressional Testimony – 04.Mar.1999 ... + local law enforcement agencies, we now have a clear picture of how ... organization after the 1985 imprisonment of his brother, Rafael Caro - Quintero , on drug ..

27.Dec.2004 Search Results Mexico Arrests Alleged Drug Lord (AP) Caro Quintero's brother, Rafael, was imprisoned for...

27.Dec.2004 Fact Sheet Alberto Arellano-Felix; Ramon Eduardo Arellano-Felix; Jose de Jesus Amezcua-Contreras; Luis Ignacio Amezcua-Contreras; Rafael Caro Quintero ; Vicente Carrillo ...
19.Mar.1997 DEA - Publications - Congressional Testimony Members of the Subcommittee with a picture of how ... Miguel Caro Quintero s organization
is based in Sonora, Mexico... His brother, Rafael Caro Quintero, is in prison in Mexico ...

27.Dec.2004 El Andar: Los Amigos de Bush ... of DEA agent Enrique Camarena, CONVICTED cocaine runner, Caro Quintero cartel ... launderer for Juárez cartel, linked to Rafael Muñoz Talavera -photo, below ...

27.Dec.2004 Good Afternoon Everybody… ... fail to see the big picture;

to understand the bigger picture, change cannot ...

Miguel Gallardo + Rafael Caro Quintero supplied Nicaragua n contras with guns + money...

20041212 Democrat + considers his party label "like a birthmark .". ... the high number of security- related employee allegations ... never used his office for personal gain, calls

27.Dec.2004 Gewerkschaftsflucht: IG Metall erhöht Druck auf Nichtorganisierte

27.Dec.2004 Phuket: "Dann sahen wir die Welle kommen und rannten"

27.Dec.2004 Beamtenboom: "Mehr Häuptlinge, weniger Indianer"

27.Dec.2004 Ukraine: Hochrechnungen sehen Juschtschenko deutlich vorn

27.Dec.2004 Flutkatastrophe: Börsen reagieren verhalten

27.Dec.2004 Flutkatastrophe: Seuchengefahr breitet sich aus

27.Dec.2004 Katastrophe in Südostasien: Zahl der Toten steigt auf fast 14.000

27.Dec.2004 Nestle: Wenn die Menschen mehr essen, wächst die Industrie. Deshalb unternehmen die Firmen gewaltige Werbefeldzüge, um den Absatz zu steigern. Allein in den USA geben Lebensmittelkonzerne dafür jedes Jahr 34 Milliarden Dollar aus. Sie stellen Nahrungsmittel industriell her, fügen große Mengen Zucker und Öle hinzu,
drucken lächerliche Behauptungen zur Gesundheit auf die Packungen, werben direkt bei Kindern, beeinflussen Wissenschaftler und umgarnen Politiker. Das ist normales Big Business: Die einzelnen Firmen versuchen auf einem Überflussmarkt einen größeren Anteil zu ergattern. URL:,1518,druck-334298,00.html
27.Dec.2004 SPIEGEL: In Industriestaaten wie den USA und Deutschland sind inzwischen mehr als die Hälfte der Menschen fettleibig. Warum ist das so?
Nestle: Die Leute nehmen mit der Nahrung mehr Energie auf, als sie verbrauchen - und das eben nicht nur an den Festtagen, sondern das ganze Jahr hindurch.

Die Gründe für das große Fressen sind vielschichtig.

Die Landwirtschaft produziert unglaublich effizient, was zu einem Überangebot an Nahrungsmitteln führt.

Und dieses ganze Essen muss verkauft werden. Lebensmittelkonzerne arbeiten hart daran, genau das zu tun.
SPIEGEL: Welche Rolle spielt die Lebensmittelindustrie bei der Epidemie der Fettsucht?URL:,1518,druck-334298,00.html

From an interview in Iraq today >big snip<DONALD RUMSFELD, SECRETARY OF DEFENSE: And to change that way of living, would strike at the very essnce of our country.
And I think all of us have a sense if we imagine the kind of world we would face if the people who bombed the mess hall in Mosul, or the people who did the bombing in Spain, or the people who attacked the USA in New York, SHOT DOWN THE PLANE OVER PENNSYLVANIA + attacked the Pentagon, the people who cut off peoples´ heads on television to intimidate, to frighten -- indeed the word "terrorized" is just that.

Its purpose is to terrorize +

to alter behavior +

to make people be something other than that which they want to be.

not so fast now ...think about it ...rummy is under extreme pressure from both sides of the isle on capitolhill and the factions of this little party are at war with each other....soooo....maybe he let that little bit of info slip on know that little phrase...if I go down your going down with me....type thing....think about it....because Rummy is to seasoned in the game..

Lets name him: It was Osama. Under the rock he lives he has a highly sophisticated and efficient command center. He communicates world wide through smokesignals that can´t be detected by any radar.

W F Godot - Thanks for the post! Why I do believe it´s a Christmas miracle!
I hope they come in three´s. Let´s see Bush can admit his Poppy stole both elections for him and Novak can identify the source (cough, Rove, cough) that leaked the Valerie Plame story.

Correction dude, You may have THOUGHT you heard him say, ´brought down´, but he actually did say ´shot down´. Someone will pull up a link and you´ll see what I am talking about.
Anyway, the CONTEXT of the article on NPR evening news was that Rummy MIS-SPOKE. That´s my story and I´m sticking to it...WFG

Yes, I heard it also, couldn´t believe he said it.
NPR wasn´t it?

I heard him say it.

Sorry I don´t have a link for this one, because I heard it on the radio on the way home from work today.
Apparently, Rumsfeld was talking to the cannon fodder units (troops) over in Iraq today when he said something like this:
The people that blew up your barracks are the same people who attacked Spain,

the same people that hit the World Trade Center + the Pentagon with planes

Now then, I´m sure some of you will think it was a simple faux pas, however, this is a classic textbook Freudian slip. He actually spoke the truth by accident. He is behind everything.
You can go back to sleep now...WFG

18.Nov.2004 9:16 pm      Post subject: Awesome looking piece of kit. Looks very 'Thunderbirds'-ish. URL:
The most serious page on the site

Did You Know: MTV sent out an email to artists saying they would air no videos containing the word WAR?

Watch Independent Media In A Time Of War to find out more

26.Dec.2004 In Northern Virginia, a temporary joint command center is being set up in a federal facility.

It will include representatives from other law enforcement agencies, including the D.C. police department, U.S. Park Police, Capitol Police and the FBI.

In addition, officials said the new Joint Forces Headquarters-National Capital Region is prepared to pre-deploy 4,000 active-duty combat forces in the District -- a significant departure from past inaugurations.

(reported by The Washington Post)

26.Dec.2004 "There will be far more security and more police than four years ago," said Terrance W. Gainer, chief of the U.S. Capitol Police, the agency charged with protecting the Capitol, where Bush will be sworn in. "Everything has changed since 9/11, so there is a different context in which this inauguration is being planned."

Counter Coronation Rally, Colorado State Capital 14th & Bannock
20.Jan.2005 (Time TBA) Flyer (
Inaugurate our commitment to Challenge bush’s “mandate”
Demand the preservation of social, economic & environmental justice
Protect civil liberties & choice

Advocate for peace

If you don’t rise up to speak and be heard who will?
What better place than here? What better time than now?
We are gathering together for you and for me- democracy!


Surprise Trip for Donald Rumsfeld;

Interview With Brigadier General James Marks; Christian in Iraq <>
25.Dec.2004 02:24 PM Posted * <>* PST
Category: 911 <>

And to change that way of living, would strike at the very essence of our country.

And I think all of us have a sense if we imagine the kind of world we would face if the people who bombed the mess hall in Mosul, or the people who did the bombing in Spain, or the people who attacked the USA in New York, *shot down the plane over Pennsylvania* and attacked the Pentagon, the people who cut off peoples' heads on television to intimidate, to frighten -- indeed the word "terrorized" is just that.

Its purpose is to terrorize, to alter behavior, to make people be something other than that which they want to be. Israeli Sexpionage in the McGreevey, Condit and Clinton Affairs

26.Dec.2004 Mehrere Experten äußerten nach den verheerenden Folgen der Flutwelle, dass sich die betroffenen Länder nun zur Installation eines solchen Warnsystems durchringen.

26.Dec.2004 Katastrophe in Südostasien: Gigantische Flutwellen reißen Tausende in den Tod

26.Dec.2004 Ukraine: Prognosen sehen Juschtschenko als Sieger

26.Dec.2004 Experten-Kritik: Warnsystem hätte viele Opfer vermeiden können

26.Dec.2004 Falsche Ernährung: Süß, fett und gefährlich

26.Dec.2004 Irak: Saddam wollte angeblich bis zum Ende kämpfen

26.Dec.2004 Chaos auf Phuket: Killerflut im Urlaubsparadies

07.Dec.2004 INDIAN HEAD, Md. -- A dozen expensive homes under construction were burned down early Monday in a suburban Washington housing development that had been criticized by environmentalists because it is next to a nature preserve, officials said.
An FBI agent said the fires may have been set by environmental extremists.

26.Dec.2004 There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
Faron Taylor, a deputy state fire marshal, said investigators believe fires were set in at least four of the homes, which were priced at $400,000 to $500,000. Taylor refused to say what led investigators to conclude it was arson.
"At this point, our knowledge of the methodology is shared by us and the perpetrator + we don´t want to share that with anyone else," Taylor said. "We´re not going to tip our hand."
A Sierra Club report had called the development "quintessential sprawl" because it is far from existing infrastructure and "threatens a fragile wetland and important historical sites near the Chesapeake Bay."
After the fires, the Sierra Club issued a statement saying it "strongly condemns all acts of violence in the name of the environment."
FBI spokesman Barry Maddox said agents were on the scene and would investigate whether the fires were ecoterrorism.
"Anything and everything will be considered, but we´re not labeling this anything other than suspicious fires," Maddox said.

26.Dec.2004 Taylor said the fire would be investigated by agents from the Maryland fire marshal´s office and the federal Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which is routinely brought in to help investigate large fires.
Environmental groups and some local residents sued the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers last year, claiming they had violated the Clean Water Act by granting permits that allowed construction at the site.
In July, a federal judge denied a request for an injunction against construction but ordered the Army Corps to better explain its decision authorizing the sewer line and road in the subdivision. The Army Corps has appealed that decision.
Patricia Stamper, an Indian Head resident and a plaintiff in the lawsuit, said the development would cause major damage to one of the last undisturbed magnolia bogs in the country.

26.Dec.2004 “All the planet is vibrating” from the quake, said Enzo Boschi, the head of Italy’s National Geophysics Institute. Speaking on SKY TG24 TV, Boschi said the quake even disturbed the Earth’s rotation.
The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake at a magnitude of 8.9. Geophysicist Julie Martinez said it was the world’s fifth-largest since 1900 and the largest since a 9.2 temblor hit Prince William Sound Alaska in 1964.
The epicenter was located 155 miles south-southeast of Banda Aceh, the capital of Aceh province on Sumatra + six miles under the seabed of the Indian Ocean. There were at least a half-dozen powerful aftershocks, ranging in magnitude from almost 6 and 7.3.

12.Dec.2004 "The time is coming for operational monitoring + forecasting of three-dimensional global ocean structure,"

comments Jean-Louis Fellous, Director for Ocean Research at France's IFREMER, the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea, a Medspiration project partner.

"A project like Medspiration is a key contribution to this endeavour.

"With the capabilities offered by spaceborne SST sensors, by satellite altimeters and by the 1,500 profiling floats measuring temperature and salinity in the deep ocean – and all this data being fed in near-real time to global ocean models, this vision is becoming a reality."
26.Dec.2004 In den USA und Japan gibt es nach untermeerischen Erdbeben Tsunami-Warnungen:

Registrieren im Meer verankerte Bojen eine Riesenwelle gehen Evakuierungs-Aufrufe an die Küstenorte.

Am Sonntag vermeldete der Geologische Dienst der USA (USGS) sofort nach dem ersten starken Erdbeben, dass keine Gefahr für Kalifornien bestehe.

Die von den Tsunamis betroffenen Länder indes verfügen über kein Warnsystem, so dass sie von den Fluten überrascht wurden.
Die Katastrophe war in vielerlei Hinsicht ein extremes Ereignis: Gleich mehrere Starkbeben ließen die Erdplatten an verschiedenen Orte auf einer Länge von 1000 Kilometern vorschnellen.

Das Hauptbeben war das fünftgewaltigste Beben, das je gemessen wurde.

Es hatte nach Angaben des USGS auf der Richterskala – ein Maß für die Energie – eine Stärke von 8,9.

Es war damit etwa 2000 Mal stärker als jenes Beben, das vor einem Jahr das iranische Bam zerstörte. Die mechanische Energie, die bei einem solchen Ruck frei wird, addiert sich zur Energie von 10000 Atombomben.
26.Dec.2004 Ein Ende des Schreckens ist nicht in Sicht: "Erdbeben gibt es die ganze Zeit, seit heute morgen."

Laut Kind handelt es sich dabei um zum Teil sehr starke Nachbeben. "Das ganze Gebiet über fast 1000 Kilometer ist von Sumatra bis zu den Andaman-Inseln gebrochen."

Deswegen sei auch weiter mit starken Nachbeben und in der Folge mit Flutwellen zu rechnen. "Das kann sich durchaus länger hinziehen."

26.Dec.2004 I guess the rumor is really spreading.

I just talked to a friend of mine in Huston + he said that there are one hell of a lot of people who are now aware of this + lots of his family + friends are leaving in droves.

26.Dec.2004 Re: December 27 ... Expect "something big" ... This is it, folks
The following is my attempt with my poor German to translate the Google "translation" to English.
A million-dollar lawsuit by Auschwitz victims against George W. Bush may force the US president to appear before a judge. The Dusseldorf attorney Peter Wolz, who represents the plaintiffs, said on Tuesday that the Federal District Court of New York has issued the necessary subpoena.
Auschwitz victims had sued the US President for 400 million dollars in mid-October. The New York judge granted George W. Bush a 20-day response period.
Bush fortune from Nazi slave labor
The plaintiff is the international project group Auschwitz Class Action (IPAS). They contend that the inherited fortune of Bush is derived partially from profits from Nazi slave labor accumulated by his grandfather Prescott Bush in business dealings with the Nazis during World War II.
"It is particularly surprising that the judge chose to serve a subpoena to George W. Bush in spite of the controversial immunity of acting presidents from criminal proceedings," said Wolz. In October, the Holocaust victims had requested, unsuccessfully, that the US Senate start impeachment proceedings in order to waive the presidential immunity.

26.Dec.2004 Re: December 27 ... Expect "something big" ... This is it, folks
Where this whole thing falls flat is that Israel is only interested in Israel´s survival. They will not kill the goose that lays the golden egg. The objective of Israel is also very simple:
They will at all cost establish the Israel demarcated for them as per the Balfour Declaration. That would include the West Bank, Gaza, plus control over the Golan Heights and the Sinai.
There is no change of peace until Israel has achieved this goal.

26.Dec.2004 Re: December 27 ... Expect "something big" ... This is it, folks
Here is a reply back from an FBI contact I know. I sent him the link and he read through it. Here is his response:
"I had to take a break from reading all that drivel to put XXXXXX to sleep. Conspiracy theorists are all the same. It´s always some general stuff with no specifics to back it up. I can see that Ears has read alot of books on Intelligence: I´m sure Victor Ostrovsky´s book on the Mossad is right up there with all his references to "Kidon", "Katzanim", and "Sayanim". There is enough public source information on any intelligence service out there, the "alphabet soups" ... CIA, FBI, DST, BND, CSIS, for anyone to sound informed if they read enough. I really got a good laugh about the "Hidden Hand" though. An alliance of Al Qaeda, SAS + the Mossad. That´s rich.
As a general rule I think that conspiracies in our society are especially problematic. It´s just too easy and too rewarding to go public. Besides, guys like Bush, Rumsfeld and Wolfowitz can cause severe damage to our national security without resorting to this kind of thing."

26.Dec.2004 Because everyone is so frightened of giving up the system in the United States, they are going to be forced to give it up. The system is corrupt, it does not work, it does not honor life + it does not honor Earth. That is the bottom line. If something does not honor life and does not honor Earth, you can bet it is going to fall + it is going to fall big time.

26.Dec.2004 Hi, Apple Jacks,
No, not an earthquake.
Just another bump till the 27th.
Hope there has been enough publicity on this so that the Group will deep six their plans.
Probably just postpone it till the sheeple go back to sleep.
Peace, light + love.

26.Dec.2004 Re: December 27 ... Expect "something big" ... This is it, folks armyman?
The *conspiracy phenomena* is a direct outcropping of the insane secrecy and lack of transparency by the administration of your commander in chief. That and TPTB - their flagrant tendancy to assume that *john q* ( as in public) is dumb as a box o´ rocks. ( how else could they erect and float such absurd spin which fails the slightest scrutiny and serve it up as *truth* to the masses and expect that they not only buy it but lap it up? incredible intellectual arrogance on their part at the least and gross paternity and their undoing at the best)
Were GWB and his cab. had an *open and transparent* administration? Their would be little conspring to find truth midst the rubble.
in that sense- our President is directly responsible for the suspicion possessed by so many Americans.
Lastly, I must say...if you are indicative of what consitutes todays Military?
You bring shame to USA and shame to the Military.
Just like the soldiers @ Al garib and all others who have been reduced to little more than robots who indulge their lowest nature---with great entitlement and pride.

26.Dec.2004 Re: December 27 ... Expect "something big" ... This is it, folks
The coming winter solstice is a landmark holiday for the ancient pagan religions that our current elite overseers still practice covertly. It would then stand to reason that it presents an opportune time for the elite to pull another "fast one" such as the 911 attacks that were perpetrated upon an unaware and unsuspecting American public.
Whether an event or events are scheduled for December 27th or on Christmas day itself, rest most assuredly that a major move on the great chessboard of the world is about to be made, most likely leading to a forced checkmate against the forces of freedom. The end game has been playing itself out since the turn of the millennium and is now in it´s final coup de grace!
Every person who has taken control of their mental faculties in the past two decades thus freeing themselves from the "mindworks" of the "controllers", realizes that the Beast that consumes all that is good and right is about to make it´s final covert maneuver paving the way for global control and Earth´s final and ubiquitous tyranny.
The battle is being fought on many levels between the forces of light and the forces of darkness. It is just a battle, for the war is not over just yet. There are things coming into our solar system as well as "things" coming into our dimension that will eventually determine the outcome of this great war. What transpires on a physical level is also occurring in the astral / spiritual realms. With this knowledge along with the fact that humans possess the dormant energy collectively to vanquish the reptilian agenda for the battle over Terra Firma, the awakening continues on schedule while the end game proceeds. Millions will die in the last great move of the Beast + the Beast will believe that it has won the final game.
Be not anxious my awakened friends for tomorrow, or what will befall this prison planet in the days and weeks ahead. Shedding the body of an innocent at the hands of the Beast is a karmic debt paid in full and will assure your soul evolution toward conjunction with the Source, your true home and abode! Those who sleep in the hive of the Borg now operating within this world will awaken when the Beast has placed itself upon an ancient throne demanding worship from the world. They will suffer a needless heartbreak knowing that they had wasted away their destiny and life script and must therefore recreate it in another life until it learns to become one with karmic destiny in the pursuit of truth and honor.
The great travail is upon us. The elite, who ride upon the Beast, have fed upon you and are about to cast many of you out of this world by means of nuclear and chemical annihilation. Their sins are great and have filled the nostrils of the Source with it´s vulgar stench.
Fear not in the coming days and weeks my dear ones. The blue star of vengeance comes with a mighty sword that delivers justice with one mighty stroke! Have not the signs of it´s arrival been seen? The very sun hand planets have shown signs of the arrival. The Beast and it´s minions quake in mortal fear as it approaches. Their tunnels and cities deep in the earth will not save them. They will play the last great move and but for a short time enjoy kingship over the entire planet demanding worship that will not please it since it will come out of fear and not out of love. This fact will make the Beast ever more angry as it continues to devour the awakening souls to see the beast for what it is. A cosmic bully devoid of light and ability to love. A lizard mind in a lizard body with no soul.

Jahresend-Rally an Wall Street erwartet

Eichel kritisiert Gold-Politik der Bundesbank erneut

26.Dec.2004 Iran's development of a highly sophisticated and mobile ballistic missile system will
play a crucial role in the strategy it has devised in the event of a US or Israeli attack on its territory. An important component of this is psychological warfare, where the country's military planners have learned from the Americans. And of course there is the nuclear card. - Kaveh L Afrasiabi (Dec 15, '04)  

Where Osama bin Laden went wrong
Just as Washington has lamented its failure to prevent the attacks of 11.Sep.2001, the attackers, too, likely feel pangs of regret. Had Osama bin Laden been patient and worked to consolidate the Taliban's gains made through the assassination of the Northern Alliance leader two days earlier, his dreams for the Central Asian region might have come closer to fruition. - Vikram Sood (Dec 23, '04)
26.Dec.2004 BOOK REVIEW
The crusade for monoculture
Who Are We? America's Great Debate by Samuel P Huntington
The prophet-provocateur of international relations is back to rattle some bones with a combative teaser on American identity. Americans are exhorted by the "clash of civilizations" guru to recommit themselves to Anglo-Protestant culture, the source of their identity and moral leadership of the world. - Chanakya Sen 

China hits all-time low on Japan pop charts
Japanese ill-will toward China has hit a historic low that could undermine booming economic ties. It's mutual, though. Thorns include official visits to a Japanese war shrine, Beijing's exploitation of disputed maritime resources, a Chinese submarine intrusion - and both sides' rekindled nationalism and mutual misperceptions. - J Sean Curtin

The Dragon stirs in a wary world
For the coming year, China is a source of both hope and despair for the rest of the world. While the scorching growth of the giant is likely to be the driver of global trade, its cheap workforce could wipe out factories across the world, with devastating effect on small developing countries.

Mosul attack 'an inside job'
The Iraqi military is riddled with members of the resistance, Asia Times Online has been told + this is what enabled a suicide bomber to penetrate the heart of US security in Mosul. And whether they be Ba'athists, Islamists or jihadis, the insurgents are united behind a common goal: "freedom from foreign occupying forces". - Syed Saleem Shahzad
Pakistan lays down the agenda for the US
In exchange for continued cooperation in the United States' "war on terror", Pakistan is demanding a few extra carrots, including further economic aid and weapons. Pakistan's ambassador to the US laid out these expectations in a recent speech, meanwhile stressing the need to forget about nuclear kingpin A Q Khan and the "proliferation episode". - Seema Sirohi  
Bilderstrecke: Tsunami verwüstet Südostasien

26.Dec.2004 Flutkatastrophe in Südost-Asien: Monsterwellen töten Tausende

26.Dec.2004 Plattenfirmen hilflos: Musiksaugen im Supermercado

26.Dec.2004 Gaza-Streifen: Komplette Siedlung stimmt Räumung zu

26.Dec.2004 Augenzeuge: "Phuket ist zerstört"

26.Dec.2004 Erdbeben-Katastrophe in Südost-Asien: Monsterwelle reißt Tausende in den Tod

26.Dec.2004 Urlauber: TUI stoppt Reisen nach Südostasien

26.Dec.2004 Malediven: Hauptinsel zu zwei Dritteln unter Wasser

26.Dec.2004 Weltweit schwerstes Beben seit 40 Jahren
New York - Der Erdstoß unter dem Meeresgrund vor Sumatra erreichte nach jüngsten Messungen amerikanischer Seismologen eine Stärke von 8,9 und war damit das schwerste seit fast 40 Jahren.
Zuletzt war im Prinz-William-Sund in Alaska 1967 ein stärkeres Beben registriert worden, es erreichte einen Wert von 9,2 gemessen nach der wissenschaftlichen Skala der Moment-Magnitude.

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Putin slams West over 'double standards' in Iraq and Ukraine: Putin again slammed US-led plans to press ahead with elections next month in Iraq and said it was the height of hypocrisy for Western governments to criticise Russia for pursuing its interests in neighbouring former Soviet republics.

26.Dec.2004 Local Muslim school taken aback by letter: A national Islamic organization has demanded an apology from a Texas-based private school association after claiming its director took an "alarmingly intolerant and hostile attitude toward Islam and Muslims."

26.Dec.2004 Ted Rall: Save Social Security With The Flat Tax: The same team that brought you "Iraq on $200 Million a Day" is pimping a preemptive strike on Social Security, seizing on Generation X doubts that the program will still be around when they retire.

26.Dec.2004 College students face cut in aid: College students in virtually every state will be required to shoulder more of the cost of their education under new federal rules for financial aid.

26.Dec.2004 Will The GOP Nuke The Constitution?: Salivating at the chance to radically remake the Supreme Court, the president and his loyal lapdogs in the World's Most Exclusive Club are plotting to obliterate over 200 years of Senate tradition by eliminating the use of filibusters against judicial nominees.

26.Dec.2004 Dollar hits new record low against euro: The dollar hit an all-time low Thursday against the euro, which was worth $1.3483 after a mixed economic report from the U.S. Commerce Department.

26.Dec.2004 Battle scars: "When I saw the stumps, I thought, `Damn, both of them?' Then I looked at my leg and I was trying to figure how to put a tourniquet on it because I didn't have any hands."

26.Dec.2004 2:1 Us To Deploy New Missiles In S.Korea To Destroy WMD In N.Korea: The United States will deploy missiles to South Korea in 2005 with the aim of destroying underground facilities for weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in North Korea, a U.S. think tank said.

26.Dec.2004 U.S. trying to produce fake nuclear documents implicating Iran: intelligence minister : Intelligence Minister Ali Yunesi said here on Wednesday that Iran has arrested more than 10 nuclear spies who worked for the United States.

26.Dec.2004 Israeli hubris vs. the U.S.: The latest spy tale in Washington, D.C., involving Larry Franklin, an intelligence analyst at the Defense Department, and some of Israel's most important lobbyists in USA, is becoming deeper by the week.

26.Dec.2004  Blair's peace talks take back seat : PM tones down efforts after warning not to interfere by US and Israelis shun plan

26.Dec.2004 Meanwhile, cycle of violence goes on in Gaza : Thirteen-year-old Yehiya Moharab got up at 5am, ate his breakfast of pitta bread with powdered thyme and olive oil + prepared to go to school.

26.Dec.2004 Israel: Court erupts over expert's testimony on `Arab mentality' : The Arab mentality is made of "a sense of being a victim," "pathological anti-Semitism," and "a tendency to live in a world of illusions," said Prof. Rafi Israeli, a lecturer in Middle Eastern studies at Hebrew University

26.Dec.2004 Israel Lawmakers Sign Pledge for Illegal Squatters: A dozen Israeli lawmakers have signed a pledge to join Jewish squatters in resisting the dismantling of illegal squatter camps in the Gaza Strip and parts of the West Bank - the latest sign that protests could be fierce.

26.Dec.2004 Mosul Base Commanders Had Warning of an Attack : Three weeks before the deadly attack on a U.S. base in Mosul, commanders at the base had a warning that anti occupation forces were planning a "Beirut"-type attack on U.S. forces in northern Iraq

26.Dec.2004 Sunni police chief quits: THE police chief in the volatile Anbar province of western Iraq has resigned two months into his job after gunmen tried to kill him, the province's governor said today.

26.Dec.2004 Rumsfeld says Iraq election won't quell violence: The US Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, says it would be a mistake to think the deadly chaos in Iraq will subside after next month's "democratic" election.

26.Dec.2004 Another guard unit decries training, equipment : The soldiers said in interviews, e-mails and official documents that they were sent to war earlier this year with chronic illness, broken guns and trucks with blown transmissions.

26.Dec.2004 A New Poverty Draft: Military Contractors Target Latin America For New Recruits: Halliburton and other private military contractors have begun advertising campaigns in El Salvador, Colombia and Nicaragua to recruit ex-soldiers to work in Iraq.

26.Dec.2004 Zarqawi's Group Says Not Behind Shi'ite Attacks: A group led by al Qaeda ally Abu Musab al-Zarqawi said it did not carry out twin suicide car bombings in Iraq's main Shi'ite holy cities on Sunday, according to an Internet statement dated Thursday.

Powell Advised Bush And Blair to Add Iraq Troops

26.Dec.2004 US living in 'fantasy land' over Iraq : A new report blames the continuing bloodshed in Iraq on USA's failure to honestly assess the situation.

26.Dec.2004 Iraq: Americans need to prepare for a decades-long counterinsurgency campaign : history shows that most insurgencies, whether the Vietnamese against the French and later the US, or the Afghans against the Soviets, last from 10 to 30 years.

26.Dec.2004 Whose war is it now?: Arab commentators are saying that USA is fighting "Iran's war." The US invasion has, besides facilitating the creation of a pro-Iranian government in Baghdad, wrecked the military power of Iraq, Iran's historic adversary.

26.Dec.2004 US 'blocking Arab freedom report' : The editor of a UN survey of freedom and governance in Arab societies says the US has impeded its publication. Nader Fergani said the US objected to sections of the document on Iraq and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

26.Dec.2004 Blair bowed to Israel, say Palestinians : They claimed the prime minister had proposed a peace conference but had scaled it back when Israel objected.

26.Dec.2004 Boycott as Moral Resistance: The Case for Boycotting Israel: “Where is the world? Is it dead?” exclaimed the bereaved mother in Rafah on Al-Jazeera. Before her, lied the lifeless body of her little child.

26.Dec.2004 More details emerge on AIPAC Chalabi boosters targeted in FBI probe : A Pentagon Iran analyst, a Jewish CIA operative-turned-journalist and people close to discredited Iraq war booster Ahmed Chalabi all figure in an unfolding investigation of the capital's top Israel lobby.

26.Dec.2004 Amerikan Terrorists, American Tragedy

26.Dec.2004 In case you missed it: They Tried to Warn Us: Foreign Intelligence Warnings Before 9/11 : The Congressional Joint Inquiry into 9-11 is now finished, but the findings that have been released fail to mention any warnings from foreign governments. The US mainstream media also has paid little attention to warnings from foreign governments. Here, for the first time, is such a list of warnings

26.Dec.2004 Russia warns US over Ukraine vote: Russia warned the United States not to interfere in the internal affairs of other countries, before a key election in Ukraine, which has strained relations between Moscow and the West.

26.Dec.2004 Israel may seek further U.S. funding for security measures : Israel, which receives about $3 billion a year in U.S. aid, may seek extra funding next year

26.Dec.2004 Indian security delegation ends secret visit to Israel : A senior Indian delegation concluded a secret visit to Israel on Friday to discuss the arms trade between the two countries and their fight against "terror".

26.Dec.2004 US families of dead raise 600,000 dollars for Fallujah refugees: Families of US troops killed in the offensive on the Iraqi city of Fallujah are to travel to Jordan next week with 600,000 dollars worth of humanitarian aid for refugees of the attack.

26.Dec.2004 Mosul attack 'an inside job' : The deadly suicide attack on a US military base in Mosul this week was an "inside job" carried out by insurgents who are part of the Iraqi armed forces, Asia Times Online has been told.

26.Dec.2004 U.S. Army historian cites lack of Iraq post-war plan : The newspaper quoted Maj. Isaiah Wilson, an official historian of the Iraq campaign, as saying the overall performance of the U.S. Army in Iraq has been "mediocre" and it failed to recognize it is engaged in a "people's war."

26.Dec.2004 Iraq Scrutineers Base In Jordan : The United Nations + other multinational election officials charged with making sure the January 30 election in Iraq is free and fair, have warned they will do so from the safety of neighbouring Jordan.

26.Dec.2004 British Cardinal condemns money spent on war efforts: Britain's leading Roman Catholic priest has criticised what he calls the wasting of billions of pounds on war in the Middle East.

26.Dec.2004 The Catastrophe of the Iraqi Resistance : By any progressive standards, the Iraqi resistance seems to have morphed in recent days into one of the most unprincipled, unethical, fanatical, unreasonable + reactionary resistance factions on Earth.

26.Dec.2004 In case you missed it - Israel Is Spying In And On The U.S.? Video - Parts 1- 4 FOX News Investigates
There is no indication that the Israelis were involved in the 9-11 attacks, but investigators suspect that they Israelis may have gathered intelligence about the attacks in advance + not shared it. A highly placed investigator said there are "tie-ins." But when asked for details, he flatly refused to describe them, saying, "evidence linking these Israelis to 9-11 is classified. I cannot tell you about evidence that has been gathered. It's classified information."
Continued: These items have since been removed from the FOX News web site: QuickTime video and transcript.

26.Dec.2004 War Crimes Washington Post Editorial
Perhaps intervention by the courts will eventually stem the violations of human rights that appear to be ongoing in Guantanamo, Iraq and Afghanistan. The appalling truth is that there has been no remedy for the documented torture and killing of foreign prisoners by this USA government.

26.Dec.2004 Dissent is not disloyal Can an American who wants the USA to lose the war in Iraq be patriotic?
Dissent in wartime can be the highest form of patriotism. If citizens believe that our military or political leaders have blundered or our reasons for fighting are unjust, they must voice these concerns if they are to meet their responsibilities in a self-governing society. Dissent is not disloyal

26.Dec.2004 Was macht die Kutschma-Bande bei einer Niederlage?", fragen sich Juschtschenko-Anhänger auf dem Majdan, dem Unabhängigkeitsplatz im Zentrum Kiews, wo die vergangenen Wochen Hunderttausende für Gerechtigkeit und Demokratie demonstriert hatten. Viele befürchten, dass sich das Regierungslager mit einer Wahlniederlage nicht abfinden wird. Janukowitsch drohte bereits in den vergangenen Tagen, Zehntausende werde er allein auf der Krim für einen Marsch auf Kiew mobilisieren. Und Juschtschenko rief seine Anhänger bei der zentralen Kundgebung in dieser Woche auf, friedlich zu bleiben. Gleichzeitig warnte er sie: "Es gibt einige Kräfte, die Störungen vorbereiten und sie stellen Brigaden zusammen, Gruppen, die sich bereit machen, nach Kiew zu kommen." Das mögliche Aufeinanderprallen dieser Gegner dürfte wenig Satirisches an sich haben.
26.Dec.2004 Kiew - "Das TV-Duell zwischen Janukowitsch und Juschtschenko war die beste Satire, die je im ukrainischen Fernsehen lief", sagt die ukrainische Schriftstellerin Oksana Zabuzhko. In der Tat zeigten sich die Kontrahenten bei dem Showdown sechs Tage vor der Wahl als ungleiches Paar. Wann immer der eloquentere Wiktor Juschtschenko eine Frage stellte, legte Wiktor Janukowitsch dieselbe Platte auf und antwortete mit immer derselben Gegenfrage – russisch, nicht auf ukrainisch: "Wiktor Juschtschenko, wollen Sie mit mir zusammenarbeiten?"
Top Ten der Forschung: Pulsierendes Pärchen in heißemTanz

26.Dec.2004 Tsunami: Wellen können bis 35 Meter hoch werden

26.Dec.2004 Flut: Malediven zu zwei Dritteln unter Wasser

26.Dec.2004 Fotostrecke: Horrorbeben in Südostasien

26.Dec.2004 Rekord-Erdbeben in Südostasien: Monsterwelle reißt mehrere tausend Menschen in den Tod

26.Dec.2004 Panik am Indischen Ozean: "Ich hatte nur noch Angst, als ich die Wellen sah"

26.Dec.2004 Chronik: Die heftigsten Erdbeben

26.Dec.2004 Erdbeben in Urlaubsregion: Auswärtiges Amt richtet Hotline ein

26.Dec.2004 Seismologen: Weltweit schwerstes Beben seit 40 Jahren


26.Dec.2004 Print This Story

26.Dec.2004 The core of the problem lies in the progressive approach to solving problems through policy initiatives, rather than refocusing the debate on the underlying values that are being attacked. The Bush administration has spoken plainly about their values project: The creation of an ownership society.

The CATO Institute, the preeminent champion of the ownership society, defines it as follows: "An ownership society values responsibility, liberty and property. Individuals are empowered by freeing them from dependence on government handouts and making them owners instead, in control of their own lives and destinies. In the ownership society, patients control their own health care, parents control their own children's education + workers control their retirement savings."

The values represented by a society where individuals own everything are anathema to the collective values of stewardship and ecological protection that science tells us we must foster to sustain natural systems burdened by the size and consumption patterns of the global population. In an ownership society, everyone has the right to own the most-polluting sports utility vehicle; in a society with commons values, those people who buy polluting SUVs are responsible for paying higher taxes to compensate society for taking from the common atmospheric resource we share. The commons values that we have relied upon since the Great Depression have been the underpinning of the economic and cultural growth of America. From Social Security to public education to the Clean Water Act, the framework for progressive political action has been the commons.

Today, the commons framework is under attack + the individual movements that progressives have created to maintain our commons values are impotent to fight the larger battle through the lens of individual issues. Most environmentalists would not think that fighting against school vouchers and privatizing public education are the most important battlefronts for the protection of our forests. But if the battle is for the value of ownership versus the value of the commons, winning the fight over public education in a way that raises the profile of commons values may very well be the best battle that environmentalists can fight. Likewise, campaign finance reform advocates may find their most effective battle to be the reining in of the oil and coal industries' attempts to seize public mineral rights, for there is no better example of private greed subverting the American political system.

00.000.1996-00.000.2000 the percentage of Americans willing to accept higher pollution in the future to preserve jobs rose from 17 % to 25 %, according to an in-depth national values survey conducted by Environics.

At the same time the number of Americans who believe that people who belong to environmental groups are extremists rose from 32 percent to 41 percent.

While the 2004 results of this survey have yet to be released, the numbers likely will continue to suggest that the age of environmentalism is waning.

26.Dec.2004 Go to Original A Dangerous Legacy By Adam Werbach In These Times

29.Oct.2004 Bush's "ownership society" champions a hyper-individualism that threatens the commons.

It would be difficult for a president to express more disregard for the environment than George W. Bush.

Bush refused to act on global warming, declaring the Kyoto treaty dead. He refused to continue the Superfund program, sticking Americans with a multi-billion-dollar tab for cleaning up corporate toxic waste.

He refused to enforce the Clean Air Act and shelved years worth of legal work by the Environmental Protection Agency to hold power plants accountable for breaking pollution laws.

From the downright absence of discussion of the environment in his State of the Union address to his decision to appoint anti-regulation oil and gas industry lobbyist J. Steven Griles as Deputy Secretary of the Interior, his consistent hostility has sent shivers down the spine of every nature-loving American.

26.Dec.2004 Proponents of change including the president haven't said how they'll pay the bill, but argue reform can't wait.

Obviously, if it were easy it would have already been done,” says Bush.

On this politically sensitive issue, top Democrats have already made it clear the president is in for a fight.

Bush counters that the election has given him political capital and Social Security is one of the areas where he intends to spend it.

26.Dec.2004 Supporters say such accounts could help shore up the strapped program, because workers could get more from the stock market than the government.

You could have had, at the beginning of Social Security, chimpanzees throwing darts at the Wall Street Journal and you would have a much, much more secure system than we have today with the politicians in charge,” says Ed Crane of the Cato Institute.

The problem with all this is the transition to a new system. The taxes you pay today go to pay the Social Security benefits of today's retirees.

If workers started to pay less in, the government would have less to pay out -- a lot less.

The president's own blue ribbon panel estimated three years ago that it would cost the government $2 trillion over time to make Social Security semi-private by creating the savings accounts.

So what then?

With the government running a deficit of more than $400 billion, the choices aren't easy.

Either the government borrows more money to cover the costs of current retirees or, opponents say, worse.

The basic story is that, you know, you either talk about cuts in benefits and or tax increases,” says Dean Baker. “Nothing gets you around that arithmetic.”

26.Dec.2004 “That's why I believe younger workers ought to be able to take some of their own payroll taxes and set up a personal savings account, a personal savings account they call their own,” says Bush.

The idea is for such a worker to voluntarily contribute roughly two percent of his or her payroll or social security tax and set it aside to create a private savings account.

26.Dec.2004 Cato drug war resources

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16.Jul.2004 Deutscher Wirtschaft fehlt die Freiheit
Deutsche Unternehmer haben es schwer. Zu diesem Schluss kommt zumindest das amerikanische Cato-Institut.

In einem internationalen Vergleicht über die wirtschaftliche Freiheit landete Deutschland nur auf Platz 22.

Washington - Spitzenreiter ist Hongkong, gefolgt von Singapur.

Den dritten Platz teilen sich die USA, Großbritannien, Neuseeland und die Schweiz. Die G7-Länder Italien und Japan (Platz 36) sowie Frankreich (Platz 44) schnitten noch schlechter ab als Deutschland, teilte das Institut am Donnerstag mit.
Für die Studie hatte das Institut unter anderem untersucht, wie hoch der Anteil öffentlicher Gelder an den Gesamtausgaben und -investitionen ist und welche Handelsbeschränkungen bestehen.

Auch die Höhe der Steuern, Eigentumsgesetze und der Zugang zu ausländischem Kapital gingen in die Bewertung ein.

16.Jul.2004 US-Institut: Deutscher Wirtschaft fehlt die Freiheit

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08.Jul.2004 Sabine Doering-Manteufel befürchtet, dass die neuen Bachelor-Studiengänge an den Universitäten die Fachwissenschaften aushebeln und langfristig Grundlagenwissen durch Module ersetzt wird.

"Fallen erst die Disziplinen durch den Einheitlichkeitszwang der Bachelor-Studiengänge, ist es nur noch ein kleiner Schritt zur Aushebelung des gesellschaftlichen Erinnerungsvermögens..... Das Ganze ist ein ideologisch motivierter, internationaler Prozess der Gesellschaftsveränderung.

Ungemütliche Schlagwörter sind schon im Umlauf: 'Workload' statt 'offener Diskurs', 'Effizienz' anstelle von 'Selbstbestimmtheit'.

Der Begriff  'Kritik' scheint völlig beseitigt zu sein. Sie alle stammen aus einem Destillat aus neoliberaler Ökonomie, kommunitaristischen Vorbildern und einem Globalisierungsgestammel, das in einem Atemzug Entbürokratisierung predigt + zugleich die Gesellschaft täglich straffer reguliert."

 08.Jul.2004 Süddeutsche Zeitung - Die Außenpolitik der Bush [BGW968] -Regierung seit dem 11. September ist die "Fortsetzung und Radikalisierung" der Außenpolitik Bill Clintons , entnimmt Tim B. Müller einem heute in den USA erscheinenden Buch: "
America Alone : The Neo-Conservatives and the Global Order". Die Autoren sind der Brite Jonathan Clarke , Auslands-Experte des Cato Instituts + Stefan Halper , Berater mehrerer republikanischer US-Präsidenten. "Auch liberale Internationalisten halten präventive und präemptive Maßnahmen gegen Terror, Massenvernichtungswaffen und Despotien für legitim - im äußersten Fall auch mit militärischen Mitteln. Sie weigern sich, die Souveränität völkermordender Diktaturen über die Menschenrechte zu stellen." Nichts anderes gelte für einen künftigen Präsidenten Kerry [KJF965] , schreibt Müller und zitiert den Neocon Kagan: "Viele Europäer glauben, sie hätten nur ein Problem mit der Bush [BGW968] -Regierung. Das ist eine gefährliche Fehlkalkulation . Wenn Kerry [KJF965] die Wahl gewinnt, wird eine seiner ersten Taten sein, die Hilfe Europas im Irak zu fordern."

 08.Jul.2004 Besprochen werden Jenny Holzers
Installation "Truth before Power" mit Texten aus CIA-Akten im Kunsthaus Bregenz  ("Die schöne Wirkung verstellt die politische Einsicht", meint Peter Iden),

 08.Jul.2004 "Die Art, wie in Köln über die Fernwirkung des Doms diskutiert wird, zeigt, dass die Hochhausdebatte der Lokalpolitik wohl zu Kopfe gestiegen ist,"
schreibt Christian Thomas angesichts der Debatte, die die Unesco mit ihrer Entscheidung ausgelöst hat, den Kölner Dom auf die "Rote Liste" des gefährdeten Weltkulturerbes zu setzen. "Sie sollte sich jedoch vielleicht dem Sockel der 157 Meter hohen und 750 Jahre alten Kathedrale zuwenden, zumal angesichts der Halbwertzeiten von Hochhausdebatten."

 08.Jul.2004 Die Tageszeitung, "Wir wollen einfach mit dem Film darauf aufmerksam machen, das unsere Gesellschaft, wenn sie so weitermacht mit ihren Klingeltönen, dämlichen Starbiografien von Oliver Kahn bis Dieter Bohlen und all dem anderen Quatsch, in ein riesengroßes moralisches Problem schlittert", sagt Marcus Mittermeier in einem
Interview über sein Spielfilmdebüt "Muxmäuschenstill" . "Wir werden eine rein ökonomisch orientierte Ansammlung von Ich-AGs . Die Tatsache, dass wir mit Horst Köhler einen Bundespräsidenten bekommen, der aus der Wirtschaft kommt, signalisiert mir, dass es das ist, worum es in diesem Staate auch in Zukunft hauptsächlich gehen soll."


Biblical King Solomon Treasure Turns Out to Be Fake

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A tiny ivory pomegranate once believed to be the only relic of King Solomon´s biblical era Jewish Temple turns out not to be an artifact from the holy shrine, the Israel Museum said on Friday.
Israeli experts have determined the thumb-sized object is a lot older than believed, dating to the 13th or 14th Century BC, rather than to the 8th Century BC, which scholars say was around the time of Solomon.
Israeli archaeologists had authenticated the item in 1988, believing it had been smuggled out of Israel nine years earlier. The museum bought it for more than $500,000 from an unknown owner who was paid through a numbered Swiss bank account.
25.Dec.2004 Out of 2.9 million ballots cast on Election Day, Republican Dino Rossi won by a mere 261 votes over Democrat Christine Gregoire. His lead was whittled to 42 votes in a subsequent machine recount. Democrats then paid for a hand recount, which got under way Dec. 8.
On Tuesday, Democrats said preliminary results of the hand recount put Gregoire in front for the first time — by a mere eight votes statewide. Republicans maintained the race was still too close to call.
A Gregoire lead could widen if the state Supreme Court allows the recently discovered ballots from King County to be added to the total.

USA Supreme Court promised a speedy decision after hearing Wednesday´s arguments. The 723 ballots weren´t allowed in the hand recount so far, because a Pierce County judge granted a Republican request for a temporary restraining order Friday. The issue could be moot, however, if the eight-vote lead supporters claim for Gregoire stands.
The stunning turnaround was reported late Tuesday by the head of the state Democratic Party, who said it was based on party officials´ analysis of hand-counted returns from King County — the last county to finish the grueling process.
"We´re confident Christine Gregoire has been elected the governor of the state of Washington," Democratic Chairman Paul Berendt said. "I believe Dino Rossi should concede."
Neither King County nor the state Republican Party could confirm the recount results that led to the Democrats´ claim of an eight-vote margin. King County Elections spokeswoman Bobbie Egan said official results would be released Wednesday afternoon. The state´s other counties have already reported their recount totals.
More court battles appeared inevitable. Rossi has said that he would consider challenging the election results in court if he loses the third count after winning the first two. Republicans have already started preparing for a possible court challenge.
Gregoire, 57, a three-term attorney general, was the favorite going into the election against Rossi, 45, a real estate agent and former state senator.
About 350 people gathered Tuesday to show support for Rossi in front of the Supreme Court, at a rally sponsored by a conservative talk-radio station.
The crowd chanted "No more fraud!" They held signs saying "Welcome to Ukraine" and wore orange, a tribute to the signature color of demonstrators in Ukraine who protested a fraud-marred election there.

Attorney Urges Count of New Wash. Ballots
OLYMPIA, Wash. - A lawyer for the secretary of state´s office urged the state´s highest court Wednesday to allow hundreds of recently discovered ballots to be counted in the undecided governor´s race.

He said the law on recounts allows canvassing boards to fix errors caused by election staff.
"The recount process is to secure a prompt, accurate closure to close elections," lawyer Thomas Ahearne said. "It serves the purpose of accuracy. Correcting errors by election officials makes the results more accurate."
Harry Korrell, a lawyer for the Republican Party, argued that state law does not grant King County the right to correct its mistake. "A recount is limited to a retabulation of the ballots that were already determined to be valid," Korrell said.
The arguments were presented Wednesday in a lawsuit over 723 ballots that were excluded from first two counts because of mistakes made by election workers in the heavily Democratic King County.
The lawsuit was brought by King County, the state Democratic Party and the office of Secretary of State Sam Reed, a Republican.
Bush Monkey Picture Shown on Giant Billboard
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A portrait of President Bush using monkeys to form his image that was banished ...

Attorney Urges Count of New Wash. Ballots
OLYMPIA, Wash. - A lawyer for the secretary of state´s office urged the state´s highest court Wednes ...

Bush Defends Rumsfeld As ´A Caring Fellow´ WASHINGTON - Accused of being insensitive to U.S. soldiers in Iraq and their families, Defense Secre ...More
Michigan Congressman calls for FBI investigation into Ohio election WASHINGTON (AP) -- The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee asked the FBI on Wednesday to i ...More
25.Dec.2004 You have a valid point. They way things are´s like an old building that is about to fall down. Rather than let it fall at an undesirable moment, they go in and put explosives in strategic order to facilitate a "Controlled demolition."
Now that I have thought about your statement, I am certian the curtian is about to come up on the next act.
1) The resistance in Iraq is clearly winning.
2) The US Dollar is in crash mode.
3) The stock market is way to high on a valuation analysis and there is nothing to encourage higher prices going forward. In other words, the market is ready to crash.
4) Russia and China are moving at LIGHTNING SPEED to establish alliances with South American countries and Iran. This has been what in football terms is called a blitz. Without forwarning, alliances are being made overnight that is elbowing the US powers on wall street right outta the way.
Yes, time is short.

25.Dec.2004 "I just would like now to make it clear, to inform .. the US ambassador and some morons there in the national government who are handling these FBI agents that you better not do that again here or I will have you arrested…” Duterte said.
Duterte stressed in his speech that he was not only addressing the RPOC but the national leadership and the US ambassador to the Philippines, Francis Ricciardone.
“Sovereignty does not come cheap… Please do not forget our national sovereignty. It should be enhanced always by the dignity of the Filipino people,” he said.
Courtesy News Watcher
Davao City bomber Michael Meiring reported in Houston
The fact that Meiring was spotted recently in Houston, and that he is reportedly trying to change his name, should raise concern. Although this writer does not personally think we can expect a terrorist outrage on mainland USA in the coming weeks, it´s as well to be aware.
Like they say: ´Forewarned is forearmed´. Ed.

25.Dec.2004 No bomb threat was phoned in on May 16 but a bomb exploded, followed by fire at Room 305 of the Evergreen Hotel. The blast nearly killed the owner of the explosives, a naturalized American citizen named Michael Terence Meiring, a frequent guest over the last 10 years in the hotel and whose latest check-in after nearly a year of absence, was on December 14, 2001.
The badly injured Meiring, his legs mangled by the explosion, had claimed to hotel staff that he was into gold and treasure hunting + was a resident of 381 Snidee Ridge Trail, Calimino, Los Angeles, California (other documents list the address as 381 Smoke Ridge Trail, Calimesa, California).
The circumstances behind Meiring’s sudden departure from the hospital, inspite of his serious condition, raised questions about his real identity. A number of officials in ‘for background only’ interviews, speculated Meiring may have been an agent of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Meiring himself, according to those who had spent some time with him, refered to himself as CIA although he would qualify that to mean “Christ In Action.”
INTL News by Joe Broadhurst :: BND Guy: December 27... Expect " ...
... The Wolfowitz Network has decided that the Houston detonation must take priority
over everything else ... German guy 12/17/2004 5:05 pm EST I would now like to ask ... -

"Last North American Career Journalist" by Al Giordano Chiapas, Mexico
I keep imagining the last moments of Gary’s life. He is looking down the barrel of a gun. Everyone he has ever trusted or loved has abandoned him: By that I mean everyone, including you and me.
The hand on the trigger at that moment is not his alone. Gary had to wait in line behind all those who set his suicide in motion years ago. It was a miracle he didn’t do this back when Mercury News editor Jerry Ceppos, now 58 and V.P. of Knight-Ridder, pulled the trigger on the most authentic journalistic career of the late 20th Century.
Gary never wrote with mere ink or pixels. Gary opened up a vein every time he sat down to tell us a new truth and he signed his byline, always, in blood. Fellow and sister journalists: The canary has died in the coal mine.
If only! If only! Why didn’t he tell us? Why did he have to die alone? Well, listen the fuck up, everybody: Society doesn’t allow us to talk about suicide. Fuck society. I’m going to talk about it now.

25.Dec.2004 If the recount was fraudulent, does that have implications for the validity of the first count in Ohio? The Kerry campaign knows full well that it does. That's why their latest statement questions the "integrity" of the "entire" electoral process. And the election of Bush/Cheney.

For Kerry, a fraudulent recount in Ohio could be an open door into to the Oval Office. Already, John Conyers is confident that a few U.S. Senators will join House members on January 6 to question the November 2 election. On Thursday, the Chicago Tribune reported that in a conference call with journalists Jesse Jackson said that Kerry had conceded the presidential election "much too soon. Before all the facts were in."

But don't expect Kerry to quickly rush to a microphone in order to unconcede. He doesn't have to. His unconcession will take effect by default.
25.Dec.2004 Now MSNBC 'Countdown'
reports the same Hoffheimer, in comments on their imminent filing in the Ohio recount, concluding their call for a scrupulous recount with this caveat:

"...Only then can the integrity of the entire electoral process and the election of Bush/Cheney warrant the public trust."

That's the first time the Kerry Campaign has impugned the legitimacy of Bush's reelection.

It's a signal move, likely driven by emerging evidence of suspicious activity by representatives of Triad Systems during the recount in Ohio. Evidence which has led a senior Democrat, ranking House Judiciary Cmtee. member, John Conyers Jr. to accuse Brett A. Rapp, the boss of Triad Systems of orchestrating a criminal conspiracy to pervert the outcome of the Ohio recount.

The Great American Treason
In the wake of the Bush dictatorship's 2000
coup and the corruption-ridden "election" of
2004, a nation that has imposed fraudulent democracies all over the world has finally
become a fraudulent democracy itself.
The Ukraine is democracy in birth-pangs,
while America is democracy in death-throes, where corruption and fraud have become entrenched and accepted as part of the political landscape.
How did America arrive at this sordid state?
By means of 9/11, that's how. This has led to
widespread speculation that Bush and/or
his inner circle encouraged or
permitted the 9/11 attacks

Google Zaps
9/11 Terror Drill Research

Just weeks ago, 9/11 researcher Nico Haupt released the long awaited final chapter in his exhaustive research into pre-9/11 wargames and terror drills. But, his research has already slipped down the memory hole.
' The lost "terror drill"? Pt.11 ' was published on --which went offline one week ago. Our fallback option --Google's cached version of the article, has disappeared also. A cryptic Google message says: "Sorry, no information is available."

No Holiday for Vote Thieves
John Conyers, Jr., the ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee is confident that a few U.S. Senators will join House members on January 6 to question the November 2 election.
Conyers has thrown a spotlight on GOP vote crimes. How 'high' these crimes can be connected is another story. Those who act in concert with others to violate the Voting Rights Act or related laws should be confronted with the prospect of conspiracy charges in addition to criminal penalties (prison time) for individual offenses. That’s the way gangsters are brought down, every day.

Two weeks ago, when
Kerry wrote to Ohio's 88 county boards of election asking to visually inspect some ballots, Donald McTigue, the lawyer handling the recount for the Kerry campaign said: "We're trying to increase the transparency of the election process."

In early December, when the Kerry Campaign joined a suit by Green and Libertarian party candidates seeking a recount in Delaware County, Daniel Hoffheimer said Kerry wasn't disputing President Bush's victory in Ohio. The aim was to make sure any recount was "done accurately and completely," Hoffheimer said.

court filing will conjoin him to existing allegations that Triad Systems, a Republican-linked supplier of voting machines to around half of Ohio counties --"orchestrated" a covert campaign to thwart a legitimate recount in Ohio. If the allegation proves well founded, it could invalidate the Ohio recount and eventually even hand the presidency to John Kerry.

24.Dec.2004 23:00 ET by Fintan Dunne, Editor EXCLUSIVE

If you haven't been following John Kerry closely, get ready to hear of surprising developments. The vote-defrauded, potential president-in-waiting has just indicated through his lawyer that the validity of George Bush's reelection is no longer a given.
25.Dec.2004 If the Ohio recount is shown fraudulent, the domino effect could carry him through that door without claiming victory or even unconceding.

Simply by allowing Bush's claim on the Office of President to fall --piece by fraudulent piece. Nudging the dominoes to topple in the right way.

Thus leaving Kerry, poised to step into office over the Bush debris.
Kerry Law Professor querys Cuyahoga recount
Moyer denies expedited Vote Fraud hearing -- readies to dismiss case
Triad had remote access to vote machines -Conyers
What were Triad up to in Hocking County? Keith O.

Kerry Prepares Grounds to Unconcede –Senators to Challenge Results
No Holiday for Vote Thieves ---Jan 6 Looms
Triad Technician Admits 'Helping' with Recount
Kerry conceded too soon, Jackson asserts
25.Dec.2004 Take Action

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25.Dec.2004 CONCLUSION
There you have it.

It doesn't make for pleasant reading.

But we mustn't be caught napping just because it is the season to be jolly. In the remote chance that this is not a hoax, the Internet may be responsible for saving a lot of lives.

Merry Christmas!

"Published originally at : republication allowed with this notice and hyperlink intact."

25.Dec.2004 I think it would be very interesting to see Osama bin Laden and Mr Wolfowitz in a room together privately, for I am sure they would kiss each other on the cheeks as brothers under the skin with roughly the same general project, though sharply divergent goals."

6. "If there is a continuing move to a world order of concentrated power, then this would rely first on the destruction of the American people and the American system of government. This is already happening in the United States and the biggest culprits are to be found in the American government itself.

It seems that a grouping of international corporate entities and financial institutions have decided that America at this late stage is only good for projecting military force + so it will use up American resources to advance its own agenda until there is not much left of American power and credibility.

25.Dec.2004 Landung am 14.Jan.2005
Vielleicht wird "Huygens" in ein Methan-Meer plumpsen, wenn die Sonde am 14. Januar in die Atmosphäre eintaucht und an Fallschirmen zur Oberfläche schwebt. Egal auf welches Metier die Sonde trifft - lange dürfte sie die Landung nicht überleben. Entweder versinkt "Huygens" in den Fluten eines Meeres, oder die Kälte macht den Batterien nach einer halben Stunde den Garaus. Bis dahin, so hoffen die Forscher, wird "Huygens" genügend Umweltdaten gesammelt haben.
Außer Bildern und Messwerten soll die Sonde noch etwas Anderes gen Heimat schicken: Töne. Ein kleines Mikrofon an Bord wird erstmals hörbar machen, wie es auf einem anderen Himmelskörper des Sonnensystems klingt.
MyDD :: Dear Keith: "Full Tilt Litigation" of Election Fraud
... Thank you. Best,. XYZ. "Full tilt" Election Fraud Litigation in Ohio: a transcription
of an interview with Cliff Arnebeck (transcribed by JamBoi at DU ). ...
jamboi -

MyDD :: Diaries Open Letter to All Election Fraud Hunters: by JamBoi This is written by Firespirit at DU . It is so inspiring I'm reposting it here in full w/o comment. JamBoi ... jamboi / 23.Dec.2004

CI Centre | Counterintelligence News for December 15-21, 2002 One fifth of deputies of the Latvian Sejm work for Moscow and it is not ... Over 28 years in counter- insurgency and covert operations, he manned the front line in ... NEWS_Dec_15_to_21_02.htm

25.Dec.2004 / In Depth / Asia and the Pacific / South Asia / Nepal ... Two weeks after the Nepal government promised to improve the pathetic human rights situation in this insurgency -torn Himalayan kingdom, rights organizations ...

20041206 19-- Latvian police + ex-SS men from Germany were returned home to carry out 05.Dec.2004 Under the guise of "left wing insurgency ", Operation Gladio

Sogar Töne von den Ringen des Saturns hat "Cassini" bereits aufgenommen.

25.Dec.2004 Es war nur ein kleiner Schubser für "Huygens", als "Cassini" um 3 Uhr Uhr mitteleuropäischer Zeit die Sonde "Huygens" mit einem sanften Stoß in die Weiten des Alls entließ. Aber für die Wissenschaft könnte es ein großer Schritt werden. Von der Erforschung des geheimnisvollen Trabanten erhoffen sich Wissenschaftler auf der ganzen Welt neue Erkenntnisse zur Entstehung des Lebens auf der Erde. Auf den ersten Blick erscheint dies seltsam: Warum sollten auf einem über eine Milliarde Kilometer entfernten Himmelskörper, auf dem Temperaturen um minus 180 Grad herrschen und zudem Sauerstoff Mangelware ist, Hinweise auf die Entstehung irdischen Lebens zu finden sein?
Einziger Mond mit Atmosphäre
Doch Titan hat etwas, was andere Monde im Sonnensystem nicht haben: eine Atmosphäre. Und diese, so vermuten die Forscher, könnte jener Gashülle ähneln, die die Erde in ihrer Frühzeit umgab - genau gesagt vor 3,8 Milliarden Jahren, als sich auf unserem Heimatplaneten das erste Leben zu regen begann. Auch auf der Erde herrschten damals nicht sehr heimelige Umweltbedingungen - und dennoch entstand Leben.
25.Dec.2004 Brad Friedman has examined this very same NYT piece + noted:
1. The writers quote Blackwell without noting his key position within the Bush campaign.
2. The piece damns punch cards, which are in fact more easily recountable than e-votes.
I will add this: Why is it that mainstream media reports on election "problems" usually resolve with calls for high-tech solutions that will only make matters worse ?
# posted by Joseph : 1:52 PM  6 comments URL:
25.Dec.2004 Mr. Shambora, an economics professor at Ohio University, moved during the summer but failed to notify the Athens County Board of Elections until the day before the presidential election.

An official told him to use a provisional ballot.
But under Ohio law, provisional ballots are valid only when cast from a voter's correct precinct. Mr. Shambora was given a ballot for the wrong precinct, a fact he did not learn until after the election. Two weeks later, the board discarded his vote, adding him to a list of more than 300 provisional ballots that were rejected in that heavily Democratic county. Accidental? Perhaps. But when anecdotal report after anecdotal report indicates that these "accidents" target Democrats and almost never Republicans, some of us don't feel comfortable keeping the talk restricted to the level of the accidental.
If you find that someone has "accidentally" spilled tar on your office chair five dozen days in a row, you may come to the conclusion that you are disliked.
Brad Friedman has examined this very same NYT piece, and noted:URL:
25.Dec.2004 Ohio, we have a problem. According to the
New York Times, Ohio has election "problems." "Fraud" and "tampering" are verboten words.

The accusation of intentional disenfranchisement constitutes Thoughtcrime Most Foul. But...there were problems .
Take the first example cited by the Times:
Ukraine: Nach der Stichwahl droht ein neuer Rechtsstreit

25.Dec.2004 Messegang: Atomspion Vanunu nach Festnahme wieder frei

25.Dec.2004 Irak: US-Soldaten nehmen mutmaßliche Sarkawi-Verbündete fest

25.Dec.2004 Alphabetische Chronologie: Die Buchstabensuppe des Jahres

25.Dec.2004 Weihnachtsbotschaft des Papstes: "Ich denke an Afrika..."

25.Dec.2004 Ukraine: Neues Wahlgesetz zum Teil verfassungswidrig

25.Dec.2004 Top Ten der Forschung: DNS-Juwelen auf der Mülldeponie

25.Dec.2004 Neue Verhütungsmethode: Forscher planen Pille für den Mann

25.Dec.2004 Landeanflug: "Cassini" schubst "Huygens" zu Titan

25.Dec.2004 Mitternachtsmesse: Papst betet für Frieden im Nahen Osten

25.Dec.2004 Wahlen im Westjordanland: Arafats Fatah vorn, aber große Gewinne für Hamas

25.Dec.2004 Many say they were not. Precincts were chosen which had fewer than 550 ballots; factors such as precinct size, voting history and affluence affected the supposedly "random" choice. As noted by Olbermann above, 86 out of 88 counties used "pre-selected" precincts. Moreover, as
this report from David Cobb's site specifies... URL:
25.Dec.2004 How did Ken Blackwell rig the Ohio recount? According to Glenn Sanders of the
Votergate Resource Center, the job was accomplished by a variety of tactics.URL:
John Conyers and other feel that this video raises more questions than it answers.
We still don't have answers about the "cheat sheet" remark. That's what rankles Conyers:URL:
25.Dec.2004 Video interview. We've heard the excuses Triad has offered for the strange doings by Michael Barbian, the Triad tech in Hocking county whose behavior during the recount caused so much angst. In a
videotaped interview, he seems like a pleasant, soft-spoken fellow with nothing to hides. One should note, though, that the interview reveals that he also "visited" six other counties.
Keith Olbermann observes that...the issue in Hocking is not so much what was or wasn't done to the machine, but the efforts of the Triad man to find out which of Hocking's precincts was to be subjected to the mandatory 3% hand recount. URL:
25.Dec.2004 Default settings . Remember the stories that have circulated ever since November 2 that voters in many compu-vote states would press buttons for Kerry only to see the name "Bush" appear on screen? That mountain of anecdotal evidence forces attention on the
latest piece by Richard Hayes Phillips, who claims that electronic voting machines had "default settings" directed toward Bush.
E-vote machines were used in Mahoning County, Ohio. According to Phillips,

Irak -Kidnapper der Franzosen hofften auf Bush-Sieg
Einer der Entführer der inzwischen freigelassenen französischen Journalisten im Irak hat den Geiseln gegenüber die Vorzüge einer Wiederwahl von US-Präsident George W. Bush gepriesen.

Paris - "Wir wollen Bush, dann werden die US-Soldaten im Irak bleiben + wir können uns so weiter ausbreiten", habe einer der islamistischen Bewacher der Franzosen zwischen Ende September + Mitte Oktober, also vor der Wiederwahl von Bush, erklärt. Das sagte die Ex-Geisel Georges Malbrunot seiner Zeitung "Le Figaro".
Malbrunot und sein Kollege Christian Chesnot waren am vergangenen Dienstag nach einer viermonatigen Geiselhaft in der Nähe von Bagdad freigelassen worden und Mittwoch nach Paris zurückgekehrt.
"Wir sind jetzt in 60 Ländern der Welt präsent.

Unser Ziel ist es, die arabischen Herrscher zu stürzen und ein Kalifat von Andalusien bis zur chinesischen Grenze zu errichten", habe der vermummte Entführer gesagt, als Malbrunot ihn in ein Gespräch ziehen konnte. Saudi-Arabien und Ägypten seien vorrangig, "aber wir wissen, dass alle arabischen Führer Verräter sind. Keiner ist wirklich islamisch."

Die US-Attacke auf das Taliban-Regime in Afghanistan nach den Terrorangriffen vom 11. September 2001 habe es dem islamischen Extremismus erlaubt, «sich weltweit auszubreiten.»
Irak: Powell fordert Truppenverstärkung

24.Dec.2004 Irak: Kidnapper der Franzosen hofften auf Bush-Sieg

24.Dec.2004 Honduras: Massenmord im Linienbus


?????????? What's happening in the gaijin ...Now we have a German guy in the house.

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German guy warns of Decamber 27th NeoCon plot. The following is a summary of comments posted to a bulletin board thread by a person or persons anonymously signed in as " German guy ". ... German guy . 14.Dec.2004 . ... / - 88k - 22. Dez. 2004

.Dec.2004 Houston Caretaker 11:18 am EST Re: German Guy: The information is most important...analysis required.
We are working OVERTIME$ all weekend to unload boxes and boxes of food and bottles of water in to all the schools.

24.Dec.2004 Re: German Guy: The information is most important...analysis required.
It won´t matter one way or another come Dec. 27th. Just thank God we were put on alert. If it doesn´t happen, we´re safe for awhile because of exposure. "They" hate when that happens. It´s nice to know the Watchers are watching the watchers. We all can sleep least for now.

24.Dec.2004 Evidence Begins To Indicate Gary Webb Was Murdered Webb Spoke Of Death Threats, 'Government People' Around His Home Alex Jones & Paul Joseph Watson | Updated December 15 2004

UPDATE: Only In Arkansas: Webb 'Double Gunshot Wounds' Explanation Defies Belief

We will simply not let the issue drop. How on earth can somebody have two different gunshot wounds and their cause of death still be passed off as suicide?

UPDATE: Coroner: Gary Webb's Death Confirmed as Suicide

First it was multiple gunshot wounds, then it was just one and now it's multiple again. Would somebody stealing your motorcycle really drive you over the edge?

UPDATE: Do you really think someone can shoot themself in the face twice? How stupid do they think we are? (WARNING EXTREMELY GRAPHIC)

24.Dec.2004 "As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart´s desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron." - H.L. Mencken

24.Dec.2004 Die US-Regierung ist nach den Worten McClellans enttäuscht über die Versteigerung der Jukos-Hauptfördergesellschaft Juganskneftegas. Die Vereinigten Staaten hätten auf eine Lösung gehofft, die Schaden von ausländischen Investoren und dabei vor allen den amerikanischen abgewendet hätte.
Man habe der russischen Regierung wiederholt zu verstehen gegeben, dass die Jukos-Frage eine kalte Dusche für ausländische Investitionen in Russland sein und die Rolle Russlands in der Weltwirtschaft beeinflussen könnte, sagte McClellan. Es sei Russlands Verantwortung, ein Klima zu schaffen, in dem Eigentumsrechte und Rechtstaatlichkeit geschützt und das Vertrauen in die politischen, gesetzgebenden und juristischen Institutionen wieder hergestellt würden.
Bush will Putin am 24. Februar am Rande seines Besuches in der slowakischen Hauptstadt Bratislava treffen. Putin hat am Dienstag trotz aller Kritik die Zwangsversteigerung verteidigt. "Die Auktion hat in völliger Übereinstimmung mit dem geltenden russischen Recht stattgefunden", sagte er.

24.Dec.2004 BfA: Finanzlage der Rentenkassen besser als befürchtet

24.Dec.2004 Intelligenz macht sexy: 82-jähriger Nobelpreisträger heiratet 28-Jährige

24.Dec.2004 Top Ten der Forschung: Kondensate bewegen die Physik

24.Dec.2004 Weihnachtsüberraschung: Rumsfeld besucht verletzte Soldaten in Mossul

24.Dec.2004 Bundesregierung: Wertvolle Briefmarken im Finanzministerium verschwunden

Date/Time: 12/23/2004 Now, from the Democratic Underground respondent (as in original; apologies for the "all caps" approach):
THE PROBABILITY OF THAT IS ZERO. If I follow the Mystery Pollster's argument correctly, he takes the end-of-day exit numbers as gospel. But as we have seen, these numbers were contaminated by (or, as some prefer to put it, "conformed to") the incoming "actuals." So the earlier numbers remain the closest thing we have to an independent check on the official tallies.
And even the conformed"numbers leave that small but significant error in Kerry's direction. This error remains mysterious to all, even the Mystery Pollster. URL:
Date/Time: 12/23/2004 22: As
this piece in Media Matters illustrates, Crowley has a history of lying and plagiarism --

for example, she misrepresented the findings of the 911 commission and relayed a false story that an elementary school had banned the Declaration of Independence because it mentions God.

So far as I know, she never acknowledged her errors or offered an apology. She gets a promotion. URL:
Date/Time: 12/23/2004 Chronology Report Florentino Villacrucis, Col. Porfirio Gemoto, Gen. Ramon Cannu, Gen. Tomas Dumpit, Col. Orlando Dulay, Maj. Patricio Dumlao, Johnny Wilson + Venancio

Maniwala ka o Hindi: Ang Mga Tunay na Pangyayari, Karanasan at ...Florentino Villacrucis, Col. Porfirio Gemoto, Gen. Ramon Cannu, Gen. Tomas Dumpit, Col. Orlando Dulay, Maj. Patricio Dumlao, Johnny Wilson at Venancio Duque

Date/Time: 12/23/2004 22: The COMELEC Since 1940 to the Present Jose M. Mendoza, Member, 18.May 1973-17.May 1976. Venancio S. Duque , Member,01.Jun.1973-17.May 1980. Venancio S. Duque , Member, 01.Jun.1973---May ...

COMELEC Historical Background First to serve in the Commission under the 1973 Constitution were Leonardo B. Perez as chairman,+ Venancio S. Duque , Flores A. Bayot, Jose Mendoza, Fernando ...

Date/Time: 12/23/2004 22: Philippines, Bibliography THESIS, (DISSERTATIONS, MANUSCRIPTS, ETC.) DUQUE , Venancio R. The integrated national police in Philippine counterinsurgency operations: the great difference.

20041206As many as 900 arms dumps across Europe remain intact today ... they were blessed by Archbishop Szepticky at the Vatican + recruited by UK intelligence after WWII. 22.Dec.2004

23.Dec.2004 GR No. L-29262 ...of Deeds of Manila; that the said Shintoist Shrine, represented by its Administrator Masayuki Mori, 3 sold the property in question to Minoru Fukumitsu under a ...

[CTRL] [3] The Gold of the Sun They all denied having any knowledge. President Quirino had fanned these rumors by employing an American-born Japanese whose name was Minoru Fukumitsu..

Chapters3-4 President Quirino had fanned these rumors byemploying an American-born Japanese whose name was Minoru Fukumitsu . Fukumitsu who had interviewed many of the war

23.Dec.2004 Were the Gnostics the Original Christians :

Part Three Enlightenment URL:
In part one of this discussion I made the case that the violence and threats of the Christian conversion experience leads to a traumatic stress disorder common to victims of violence, which then evolves into a Paranoid Personality Disorder.

In part two I discussed the origins of the doctrine of sin, since it is the fear inculcated by this doctrine that creates the disorder.

This disorder is regarded as very difficult to treat, but the treatment involves the gradual introduction of doubt.

Given the harmful effect of the doctrine of sin (paranoia) and the irrational inconsistency of the doctrine (it is reactionary) a satisfactory conclusion can be drawn the revolutionary doctrine of Gnosticism was the original Christian doctrine in that, unlike the doctrine of sin, its revolutionary philosophy is match (rather than a hindrance) to the cross symbol.
23.Dec.2004 Were the Gnostics the Original Christians : Part Two Sin URL:
The doctrine of sin is so irrational when considered as a philosophy, riven with internal contradictions, that it must have been that case that such an unworthy doctrine was ever accepted in the first place is a testament to just how difficult it was to obscure the political meaning of the cross symbol + just how desperate was the attempt to obscure this meaning, in that a philosophy so irrational and inconsistent was the final resort, apparently nothing better ever having come along that would do the job.
23.Dec.2004 check out 24.Jul.2004 recovered Catholic link This website breaks down Biblical references by category: injustice, absurdity, cruelty, etc.

The section "contradictions" has 330 items! - URL:
23.Dec.2004 Blutbad von Mossul: Attentäter kam als irakischer Soldat getarnt

23.Dec.2004 Naturgewalt: Schweres Beben in der Antarktis

23.Dec.2004 Verstaatlichung: Putin sichert sich das Jukos-Öl

23.Dec.2004 Druck aus Moskau: Katar liefert verurteilte russische Geheimdienst-Killer aus

23.Dec.2004 Berliner Ehrung: Dutschke-Straße an der Springer-Zentrale?

23.Dec.2004 TV-Programm: McKinsey-Studie rät zu mehr Schleichwerbung

23.Dec.2004 SPD in Festtagslaune: Schröders Comeback ohne eigenes Zutun

23.Dec.2004 Digitales Phantombild: Junger Jesus hatte feminine Züge

23.Dec.2004 Teure Währung: Euro schafft neues Allzeithoch zum Dollar

23.Dec.2004 Fan-Aufstand in Madrid: "Wir haben die Schnauze voll"

23.Dec.2004 Billiger Strom: Forscher melden Durchbruch bei Brennstoffzellen

23.Dec.2004 Brand in hessischer Moschee: LKA übernimmt Ermittlungen

23.Dec.2004 Geheimdienstbericht: Junge Muslime in den Niederlanden immer radikaler

23.Dec.2004 Zentralrat der Juden: Spiegel warnt vor "rechten Rattenfängern"

23.Dec.2004 Streit über Ukraine: Putin warnt Bush vor Isolierung Russlands

23.Dec.2004 "Sicko", der Film: Pharma-Konzerne warnen Mitarbeiter vor Michael Moore

23.Dec.2004 Top Ten der Forschung: Vaterlose Embryos befeuern Klondebatte

23.Dec.2004 Börse am Abend: Jahreshoch auf dem Gabentisch

23.Dec.2004 Irak: Alawi wirft Syrien Terroristen-Unterstützung vor

23.Dec.2004 Mimenschicksal: Kidman am Rand der Schizophrenie

23.Dec.2004 Triebhafte Grillen: Liebe schnell, stirb jung

23.Dec.2004 Nach Zwangsversteigerung: Jukos will 20 Milliarden Dollar Schadenersatz

23.Dec.2004 Hehres Ziel: China will 2005 Wirtschaftswachstum von 8,6 Prozent

23.Dec.2004 Regierungsdaten: Kinderarmut in Deutschland hat zugenommen

23.Dec.2004 Kreml-Manöver: Staatlicher Ölkonzern greift sich frühere Jukos-Tochter

23.Dec.2004 Ukraine-Wahl: Juschtschenko warnt vor Brigaden der Regierung

23.Dec.2004 "Little Nicky": Genfirma verkauft erstmals Klonkatze

23.Dec.2004 'Political arrests' in Iraq condemned by Arab National Forum -the Iraqi interim government's practice of arresting Iraqi politicians, handing them over to US forces + detaining people without charge.

22.Dec.2004 Jordanian charged for criticising USA Ali Hattar was accused of "provocation" + detained overnight after delivering a lecture critical of USA military + political involvement in the region, his lawyer said on Monday

22.Dec.2004 FBI Agents Complained of Prisoner Abuse, Records Say -that military interrogators had gone beyond the restrictions of the Geneva Convention that prohibit torture;

the agents cited Bush administration guidelines that permit the use of NO humans to use dogs + other techniques to harass prisoners HUMANES.

22.Dec.2004 Washington foresees prisoner abuse probe: USA White House says it expects a full investigation of prisoner abuses in Iraq + Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after new FBI memos described detainees facing beatings + having lit cigarettes placed in their ears.

22.Dec.2004 Tribunal rules documents on Guantanamo detainee cannot be released as they could "damage international relations" : I have been in the company of other detainees who were beaten while blindfolded and handcuffed. At one point, a group of detainees, including myself, were subjected to being randomly hit over a eight hour session while handcuffed and blindfolded.

22.Dec.2004 Donald Rumsfeld and the myths of war : His failure to sign condolence letters should be a complaint at the bottom of a very long list

22.Dec.2004 We' doesn't : In March 2003, I was ordered to go to Iraq to "be all I can be" and fight for my country like other soldiers in the U.S. Army. Besides being in Iraq for one year for no reason, there was another thing that annoyed my fellow soldiers and me. That was the way President Bush used the word "we" when he talked about the sacrifices that soldiers are making, extending our stay in wartime and the reason we were there.

22.Dec.2004 U.S. using chemical weapons against civilians: Iraqi leader : "The Americans are losing the war in Iraq and in their frustration have started using chemical weapons and napalm bombs on civilian populations," alleges Khudur al-Azawi of the Iraq National Democratic Party.

22.Dec.2004 Poll: Most Americans Think Iraq War Not Worth Fighting : The survey found that 56 percent of the country now believes that the cost of the conflict in Iraq outweighs the benefits, while 42 percent disagreed. It marked the first time since the war began that a clear majority of Americans have judged the war to have been a mistake.

22.Dec.2004 Iran Has Detained Over more than 10 people on Spy Charges : "These people were spying for Mossad and CIA," IRNA quoted Yunesi as saying. He was referring to the Israel's external secret service and the Central Intelligence Agency.

22.Dec.2004 Press fails to press Bush: White House reporters ask softball questions just to gain favor with the president and his senior staff. It's a concept known by a technical nomenclature: sucking up to sources.

22.Dec.2004 14 give $250,000 each to Bush fete-More than a dozen wealthy Bush supporters have donated $250,000 each to help pay for the president's second inauguration,which is shaping up as one of the most expensive.

22.Dec.2004 National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day: There are more than 3.5 million homeless Americans nationwide. An estimated 3,000 died last year, + the homeless coalition expects that figure to rise this year.

The No. 1 cause of death was natural causes, followed by homicide, suicide and hypothermia

22.Dec.2004 Shift to Foreign Stocks Sapping the Dollar: Thanks in large part to the dollar's weakness, returns on foreign shares overall have significantly outpaced U.S. market returns since 2002. Foreign stock mutual funds have gained 12% a year, on average, over the last three years, compared with a 4.9% average annual gain for domestic stock funds

22.Dec.2004 The National Institutes of Health : P ublic Servant or Private Marketer?: A continuing examination by The Times shows an unabashed mingling of science and commerce.

22.Dec.2004 The End Of Warfare : Against the most heavily armed opponent in the history of War, Fallujah has still not let itself be "taken" to date. The mightiest military machine in history has met its match. 

12/20/04: Attack on US troops is worst yet : Eighteen US soldiers and six Iraqi civilians have been killed in an explosion at a US military base in Mosul, making it the worst single incident for the US military in Iraq.

22.Dec.2004 Bush puts Iran, Syria on notice: US President George W. Bush today told Iran and Syria not to interfere in Iraq's internal politics, saying the United States had a variety of ways to retaliate if the two countries failed to heed his warning.

22.Dec.2004 U.S. company to pull out of Iraq : Contrack International Inc. has become the first major US contractor to pull out of the reconstruction effort in Iraq, the Los Angeles Times said Wednesday, adding that high security costs were to blame.

22.Dec.2004 Linda McQuaig: "Its The Crude Dude! War, Big Oil + The Fight For The Planet": Webcast: Linda McQuaig, new book tells us how the world’s most powerful industry and history’s most lethal army are having their way with the planet

22.Dec.2004 Suicide Bombing - Crime against Humanity?: Not as linear as you might think.......

22.Dec.2004 Cleric: Bethlehem today is a 'prison': Bethlehem, the traditional birthplace of Jesus, has been turned into a large prison by the separation barrier Israel is building in the West Bank, the top Roman Catholic clergyman in the Holy Land said Tuesday.

22.Dec.2004 In case you missed it: Video Documentary: Losing Hearts & Minds: The US military has maintained that the abuse of prisoners in Iraq was the work of rogue soldiers like Lynndie England and poor supervision. Whatever the cause, US authorities insist that those practices have now ended. Tonight, author and journalist John Martinkus reveals a rather different account.

22.Dec.2004 The Sinister Plan : The chilling reality of what Fallujah has become is only now seeping out, as the American military continues to block almost all access to the city, whether to reporters, its former residents, or aid groups like the Red Crescent Society.

22.Dec.2004 William Pfaff : Torture reconsidered: Shock, awe and the human body : A historian in the future, or a moralist, is likely to deem the Bush administration's enthusiasm for torture the most striking aspect of its war against terrorism.

22.Dec.2004 Bush Approved Torture Techniques: FBI E-Mail Refers to Presidential Order Authorizing Inhumane Interrogation Techniques 

22.Dec.2004 FBI files implicate Bush in Iraqi jail abuses

22.Dec.2004 Freed French journalists': We lived through a very difficult experience':

22.Dec.2004 Soldier who killed unarmed Iraqi discharged to face lesser charges: A U.S. soldier was discharged from the Army for manslaughter rather than charged with murder for shooting an unarmed Iraqi prisoner last year, despite the fact that Army investigators found sufficient evidence to press the murder charge, Pentagon records released Tuesday show.

22.Dec.2004 Jeffrey Sachs: Iraq’s silent dead: American behaviour and self-perceptions reveal the ease with which a civilised country can engage in large-scale killing of civilians without public discussion.

22.Dec.2004 Ten more years?: Senior MPs warn British troops will be in Iraq for a decade, as Blair in Baghdad proclaims: 'We are not a nation of quitters'

22.Dec.2004 Paul Findley : What is Bush's Real Goal in Iraq?: Is the Bush Administration honest in stating that its objective is a stable, democratic Iraq? Or is that just a cover for permanent military bases that will enable the U.S. government to dominate Iraq far into the future.

22.Dec.2004 Sen. Chuck Hagel blasts civilian bosses in Pentagon : Deteriorating conditions in Iraq are a consequence of "the arrogance and incompetency of the civilian leadership at the Pentagon," the Nebraska Republican said.

22.Dec.2004 News From Saddam`s Lawyers : I have for the last two years argued that whatever else Saddam Hussein did for good or ill as Iraq's president since 1978, there is no evidence that he committed genocide.

That he "never gassed his own people," i.e., the Iraqi Kurds, which has been an assertion that has been repeated so often by President Bush, Vice President Cheney + the American press that I'm sure 99.9% of the people believe it is gospel. See also

22.Dec.2004 Racism and War Crimes : If Saddam and his official to be put on trial, then US leaders, UK leaders + other Western leaders who supported + encouraged Saddam should be with him in the dock.

22.Dec.2004 How to Corrupt Religion & Politics: “Cherry Pickin’ Christians.”

These are the people that have given Christianity a serious black-eye by such outspoken + all too visible “religious leaders” who think God supports invasions and torture, just as long as it’s done in “His name.”

22.Dec.2004 Palestinian students need army escort to school: Soldiers protect children from Israeli squatter attacks

22.Dec.2004 Israeli parents: Just Say No : A letter signed by 97 Israeli parents urges their army-age children not to serve in the West Bank or Gaza Strip.

22.Dec.2004 IOF Commander Not Worried About Mass Insubordination : Commander of the Israeli Ocupation ground Forces, Major General Yiftach Ron-Tal, said today that he is not worried about the spread of insubordination against the Gaza + Jenin-area evacuation plan.

22.Dec.2004 The Exploitation of Soldiers:Butler Shaffer
Those who defend warfare tend to see it only as an abstraction, a game pitting strategists from opposing collectives against one another in furtherance of contrived objectives.

The ugly details of orchestrated butchery and torture are to be suppressed, lest persons of humane sensitivities become upset and demand a cessation of the game.

22.Dec.2004 Battle scars "When I saw the stumps, I thought, `Damn, both of them?' Then I looked at my leg and I was trying to figure how to put a tourniquet on it because I didn't have any hands."

BY Dalton Narine Knight Ridder Newspapers - The rocket-propelled grenade that ripped off James Eddie Wright's hands and tore into his left leg ended the war for him and changed his life forever

22.Dec.2004 Rise of the USA Amerikan Nazis Amerikan Terrorists, American Tragedy Manuel Valenzuela
Tens of millions of Americans are being transformed into conduits of barbarism + catalysts of violence,

regenerating the evil of racism against an entire population of purposefully scapegoated innocents whose only crime is belonging to a group the Amerikan Nazis have chosen as the necessary enemy

from which to unleash perpetual war for perpetual profit

Wash. Court: New Ballots Can Be Counted

22.Dec.2004 Rumsfeld Passionately Defends Himself
Parachute System Can Save Small Planes

22.Dec.2004 Poor Profit Outlook Prompts Shakeup at Lockheed Lockheed Martin Corp.’s financial woes continued as the company reported lower earnings and the departure of two high-ranking executives . ...

22.Dec.2004 LOCKHEED MARTIN VISIT ... Maj Gen Scott Bergren, Mr Tom Miner + Mr Jim Sutton propose to meet with Lockheed Martin Executives to open a dialog regarding partnering ...

portland imc - 2004.12.06 - Lockheed Martin develops robotic ...fingerprints. Lockheed executives say the mobile lab, the size of a laptop, is just the tool for special-operations commandos. It ...

Computerworld | Keeping it simple for chief executives ..."This ensures executives have access to a single...Dashboard users include the Intercontinental Hotel Group + Lockheed Martin + BP Exploration + Motorola. ...;93077103;relcomp;1

15.Jul.1997 Sanford Gottlieb, New Defense Megacorporations Will ...Boeing + Lockheed executives will now be able to tap the grassroots power of McDonnell Douglas + Northrop Grumman subcontractors, conveniently located ...

22.Dec.2004 Post-9/11 Mergers Brought Problems ( ... After the cancellation of the merger, Thomas J. Jurkowsky, a Lockheed spokesman, said it was not a decision the company's executives took lightly. ...

22.Dec.2004 Roger Tolces and Howard Hughes - Advanced Electronic Security ...parking apron, a Lockheed JetStar, tail number N-5504L, was waiting: it had landed earlier with clearance to pick up " Lockheed executives ." Aides quickly ...

22.Dec.2004 Commentary Magazine - Arab Money and the Universities.. whether Kashoggi was involved in the 00.000.1975 foreignpayoff scandal-a question raised by the congressional testimony of Northrop + Lockheed executives who said ...

22.Dec.2004 [Warplan] A couple of obits.. dimensions of a railroad boxcar. When it was first shown to Lockheed executives, they opposed it. But Mr. Hawkins talked them into ...

22.Dec.2004 NASA Proposes New Space Plane, More Money for Shuttle . Boeing and Lockheed executives confirm they have been working with NASA to figure out what it would take to prove the rockets are safe to launch humans. ...

22.Dec.2004 Lockheed Martin Completes Acquisition Of Comsat Corporation ... available. Lockheed Martin executives said they probably will lay off 40 to 50, or 2 %, of the LMGT's 2,200 workers.The bulk...

22.Dec.2004 23:2 The Yes Men .. Chairman Lockheed is USA #1 defense contractor

Many former Lockheed executives are in Bush (4-C) administration; two are in leadership of Army + Navy, 10-D ...

22.Dec.2004 23:2 GLOBALIZE THIS! And former Lockheed executives , lobbyists and lawyers hold crucial posts at USA White House + USA Pentagon, picking weapons + setting policies.

Read more. ...

19.Sep.1999 Lockheed's merger not a good thing Since 1995 being acquired by Martin Marietta Lockheed has been Martinized, with Martin executives setting the tone + calling the important shots.

22.Dec.2004 Lockheed and the F-104... actually improved Lockheed's financial situation, the " Lockheed Bribes" scandal shook the company to its core and forced several Lockheed executives to resign. ...

22.Dec.2004 Lockheed Martin (LMT) Information: Stock Profile, Address + .....

Index Memberships S&P 500 Top Executives

Vance Coffman ... Raytheon Company


Research Links

Stock: Lockheed Martin Sector ...

Prairie Weather: Ike warned us, but did we listen? Weiner reports that "former Lockheed executives , lobbyists and lawyers hold crucial posts at the White House + the Pentagon, picking weapons and setting ...

22.Dec.2004 Infoshop News - Lockheed Corp: The Nexus of Terror And former Lockheed executives , lobbyists and lawyers hold crucial posts at the White House and the Pentagon, picking weapons and setting policies. ...

Lockheed CL-475 Lockheed executives realized that the company lacked the commercial networks to sell + promote the Model 286 as a general aviation aircraft + decided to ...

Lab bidders are getting cold feet - Lockheed drops out; others ...Los Alamos bid. Lockheed executives called counterparts at universitiy of Texas + University of California Friday + ended those negotiations. "It was a question ...
Lockheed's Raptor finally ready to soar Lockheed executives said the plane took so long to build because of its technological sophistication + congressional fits + starts in paying for the plane. ...

IHT: Global politics roils Joint Strike Fighter At the same time, Lockheed executives + other US contractors on the project said

they, too, were frustrated with US government export controls that have ... -
An Update - Drake v. Lockheed According to Waldron, Lockheed executives, including Lockheed Missile + Space Company, president McMahon, John agreed to be interviewed on camera, but ...

22.Dec.2004 Workers Benefit with the Power of Pension Funds Last year at Lockheed Martin, the ... salary, stock options + pensions—because such remuneration dilutes value for shareholders + shields executives from the ...
Michael : Michael Moore responds to the wacko attackos.. BODY: US aerospace chief executives + military brass are missing from this year's ...

Lockheed Martin CEO Coffman, Vance + Northrop Grumman CEO Sugar, Ron last ...

20041216 Former Lockheed executives serve on USA Defense Policy Board + USA Defense Science Board + USA Homeland Security Advisory Council, which help make military 21.Dec.2004

22.Dec.2004 Cassini" ist ein gemeinsames Projekt der Nasa + der Europäischen Raumfahrtbehörde Esa.

Cassini ist die erste Raumsonde, die in die Saturn-Umlaufbahn eingetreten ist.

"Cassini" soll den zweitgrößten Planeten unseres Sonnensystems in den kommenden vier Jahren 76-mal umkreisen + mit ihren zwölf Instrumenten studieren.

25.Dez.2004 wird sie die Sonde "Huygens" ausklinken, die 00.Jan.2005 -Mitte- auf dem größten Saturn-Mond Titan landen soll.

Der größte Saturn-Mond Titan besitzt als einziger Mond unseres Sonnensystems eine Atmosphäre.
22.Dec.2004 Man wollte den Staatschef nicht zum Affen machen - + verbannte das Bild kurzerhand aus einer New Yorker Kunstausstellung.

Tatsächlich ist das von Christopher Savido gestaltete Konterfei des US-Präsidenten aus Bildern von Primaten zusammengesetzt - ein Affront in den Augen mancher USA Kulturhüter.

Dass das Porträt mittlerweile am Eingang vor dem New Yorker Holland Tunnel für Aufsehen sorgt und auf eBay zu Höchstpreisen gehandelt wird, gehört zur Pointe des affigen Skandälchens.
22.Dec.2004 Das All ist zwar luftleer, aber nicht stumm.

Der Weltraum besteht aus einem dünnen Gas geladener Teilchen, die in Überschallgeschwindigkeit zwischen Sonne + Planeten fließen - dem Sonnenwind.

Treffen diese geladenen Teilchen auf das Magnetfeld eines Planeten, entsteht elektromagnetische Strahlung.
Der Astrophysiker Don Gurnett von der University of Iowa hat nun die ersten Töne vom Saturn veröffentlicht:

Geräusche, die von Saturns Rotation um die eigene Achse stammen + den Klang, als die "Cassini"-Sonde in das Magnetfeld des Planeten eintrat.

Gurnett lauscht dem All-Funk schon seit Jahren.

Er ist der leitende Forscher für das "Radio and Plasma Wave Science"-Instrument (RPWS) der Raumsonde, das Radio- und Plasmawellen auf dem Weg zum Saturn

+ in seiner Umlaufbahn misst und vergleicht. Mit Hilfe des Instruments war Gurnett im Oktober 2003 bereits die Vertonung des Sonnenwinds gelungen.
22.Dec.2004 Geiseln wieder daheim: "Endlich ist es vorbei"

22.Dec.2004 Ukraine-Wahl: Juschtschenko gegen Russisch als Amtssprache

22.Dec.2004 Börse am Abend: Dax schließt auf neuem Jahreshoch

22.Dec.2004 Blair-Vorschlag: Konferenz soll Palästinenser fit für Gaza-Abzug machen

22.Dec.2004 Festnahmen: Iran beschuldigt CIA und Mossad der Atomspionage

22.Dec.2004 Holländische Hasch-Rezession: Zahl der Coffeeshops sinkt

22.Dec.2004 Mzoudi-Terrorverfahren: Letzter Akt im Mai

22.Dec.2004 Sektenvorwürfe: Gericht hält Versetzung von Schulleiterin für rechtens

22.Dec.2004 Brandenburger Tropenpark: Kalte Südsee unter Wintersonne

22.Dec.2004 Diplomatischer Eklat: Saudis weisen libyschen Botschafter aus

22.Dec.2004 Streitgespräch: Ist der freie Wille nur eine Illusion?

22.Dec.2004 Digitaler Lauschangriff: Ab Januar gehen verdächtige E-Mails CC an die Polizei

22.Dec.2004 Fette Beute: Monster-Kakerlake entzückt Biologen

22.Dec.2004 Webmagazin "Slate": Tschüß, Microsoft! (

22.Dec.2004 EU-Kartellurteil gegen Microsoft: Gates' Waterloo in Luxemburg

22.Dec.2004 Post an den Zwiebelfisch: Dem Wahn Sinn eine Lücke

22.Dec.2004 50 Millionen PS: Boeing schießt Super-Rakete ins All

22.Dec.2004 Irak: Französische Ex-Geiseln auf dem Heimflug

22.Dec.2004 Deutsche Telekom: Wirbel um Bericht über massive Stellenstreichungen

22.Dec.2004 Heißer Empfang: Friedensbewegung rüstet sich für Bush-Besuch

22.Dec.2004 Zwiebel Fisch: Dem Wahn Sinn eine Lücke

22.Dec.2004 Trödelfunk "Zigbee": Vom Haus zur Wohnmaschine

22.Dec.2004 Sinnbild der Liebe: Taj Mahal ist wieder bei Mondschein geöffnet

22.Dec.2004 Top Ten der Forschung: Das Rätsel der indonesischen Hobbits

22.Dec.2004 Bilanzskandal: Hypotheken-Gigant Fannie Mae feuert seine Chefs

22.Dec.2004 DNS-Analyse: Amerikaner nach 17 Jahren Haft freigelassen

22.Dec.2004 Sanktionen: EU-Richter entscheidet gegen Microsoft

22.Dec.2004 Spendenaffäre: CDU muss 500.000 Euro Strafe zahlen

22.Dec.2004 Terrorbekämpfung: Vermögen des Dissidenten al-Fakih soll eingefroren werden

22.Dec.2004 Anlagestrategie 2005: Welche Dax-Aktien Analysten empfehlen

22.Dec.2004 Kahlschlag-Prognose: Handwerk warnt vor Verlust von 300.000 Jobs

22.Dec.2004 Irak: Frankreichs Außenminister holt freigelassene Geiseln ab

22.Dec.2004 Appell an Japans Regierung: Bobby Fischer will nach Island

22.Dec.2004 Heute in den Feuilletons: "Monster in Käfighaltung"

22.Dec.2004 Hick-Hack in Brüssel: EU-Rat verschiebt Entscheidung über Software-Patente

22.Dec.2004 Festtags-Statistik: Willenskraft zögert Tod nicht hinaus

22.Dec.2004 Fischerei: EU-Minister schränken Kabeljau-Fang ein

22.Dec.2004 Putin-Besuch: Rühe lobt, Bütikofer mäkelt

21.Dec.2004 Ölwirtschaft: Bush verärgert über Jukos-Zerschlagung

22.Dec.2004 Neue Vorwürfe gegen US-Soldaten: "Erschießt ihn, wenn er nach der Waffe greift!"

21.Dec.2004 Wall Street: Dow auf höchstem Stand seit Juni 2001

22.Dec.2004 Expertenbefürchtung: Pflegeversicherung droht Rekorddefizit

21.Dec.2004 Irak: Kidnapper lassen französische Journalisten frei

21.Dec.2004 Weltrekord: Kleinstes Baby wiegt nur 250 Gramm

22.Dec.2004 Glücksspiel: Aus für Umwelt-Lotterie

21.Dec.2004 Personalabbau: Telekom streicht 10.000 Stellen

21.Dec.2004 Großaufträge aus Moskau: Schweigen ist Gold

22.Dec.2004 Kosmisches Konzert: Raumsonde hört Gesang des Saturns

21.Dec.2004 Klage gescheitert: "Mausarm" keine Berufskrankheit

21.Dec.2004 Verstaatlichungspläne: Putin verteidigt Jukos-Deal

22.Dec.2004 Geheimdienste: Der Spion, der aus der Uni kam

21.Dec.2004 Putin-Besuch: Russland will Auslandsschulden schneller begleichen

21.Dec.2004 Vioxx, Celebrex & Co.: Schmerzmittel unter Generalverdacht

21.Dec.2004 Überraschungsbesuch: Blair lobt die "Helden des neuen Irak"

21.Dec.2004 Lukrativer Großauftrag: Siemens baut den Russen-ICE

21.Dec.2004 Guantanamo-Misshandlungen: Glimmende Zigaretten in den Ohren

21.Dec.2004 Irak: Blair zum Überraschungsbesuch in Bagdad

21.Dec.2004 Jukos-Krise: Baikal-Hintermänner möglicherweise identifiziert

22.Dec.2004 Gewagtes Projekt: Forscher bohren Vulkan-Schlund auf

03.Nov.2004 | 22:50 Uhr von PostNuclear USA-Wahlen
Die USA hat ihren neuen (alten) Präsidenten gewählt.

Wir dürfen uns auf vier weitere Jahre voll Lügen, unnötigen Kriegen, Finanzaffären + dem dümmsten aller Affengesichter freuen...
Der Grossteil der USA Bevölkerung hat in den vergangen vier Jahren scheinbar nicht das geringste dazu gelernt.
Da muss ich mal einen guten Freund zitieren: "Viva la révolution!"
Gottseidank wissen wir Europäer, dass Bush nur eine hirnlose Marionette darstellt.
So und ich werde mir jetzt meinen Raketenschutzbunker weiter ausbauen, man kann schliesslich nie wissen... ;)
22.Dec.2004 Re: December 27 ... Expect "something big" ... This is it, folks -Remember when Bush + Blair met up in London not so long ago.
They were having a session regarding terrorism etc. Thats when all those bombs went off over in Turkey . Perfect timing.

22.Dec.2004 Re: December 27 ... Expect "something big" ... This is it, folks Read it for yourself: Federal Authorities Investigating Propane Tank Thefts 7NEWS Investigation Spurs ProbeURL:
09.Nov.2004 POSTED: 4:31 pm MST UPDATED: 6:22 pm MST 09.Nov.2004
DENVER -- Why have there been so many propane thefts in Denver + where are the tanks?
Federal law enforcement officials are trying to answer those questions after 7NEWS Investigator John Ferrugia documented about the thefts of about 100 commercial cylinders since mid-summer.
Federal Investigation Launched Into Missing Propane Tanks
Exclusive: 7NEWS Investigates Missing Propane
Members of USA Joint Terrorism Task Force have been meeting with the major propane suppliers in Denver to document for themselves the exact numbers of missing cylinders.

22.Dec.2004 Aside from trying to find the stolen cylinders + how they are being used, the other question yet to be answered is

has there been a similar spike in propane thefts in other cities during the same period?

Major suppliers and federal authorities are working to answer that question. URL:
22.Dec.2004 Re:
December 27 ... Expect "something big" ... This is it, folks
It´s real clear, he´s NOT on "on our side"-- simply from effects + outcomes he wants to create, has created + is likely to create.
If simple errors or failure were the issue, he would not have kept stating time + time again, that it´s everyone else who is wrong + not himself.
What honorable President would bankrupt the Treasury on needless war, squander military personnel, sabre-rattle endlesssly + accuse everybody else of being a terrorist?

Fill his cabinet FULL of industrial lobbyists + make sure war-coffers were filled at everyone else´s expense?
Someone with NOT one scintilla of honor;

certainly someone who deserted the military, deserted + then plundered the stockholders of his former oil company.
But Americans are still stupid enough to believe in him and trust someone who´s probably never told a straight story in his entire life.
Americans are no longer used to making people accountable for the outcomes they produce.
"Process" is now more important than "outcome." URL:
22.Dec.2004 01:4
Re: December 27 ... Expect "something big" ... This is it, folks
Regardless of whether german guy is a hoaxer or not, there HAS been NUCLEAR CHATTER coming from the media itself.
I mean, come on, how many mainstream new articles came out last month about nuclear terrorism, not dirty bombs, but the legendary "suitcase"?

Wasn´t it just a few weeks ago you had that CIA guy on 60 minutes (say what you will) who seemed pretty certain that Al queda (emmanuel goldstein II) was in pocession of such a device or devices?

Plus all the Iran talk?
So people are either truly concerned or are trying to frighten the stupid American public.

Maybe a little of both. URL:

22.Dec.2004 Cato Institute Board of Directors :

Cumberland Associates LLC Senior Consultant, K. Tucker Andersen,

The Foundation Group Chairman Frank Bond,

Cato Institute President Edward H. Crane,

Cato Institute Chairman William A. Niskanen,

Dennis Trading Group President Richard J. Dennis,

Forstmann Little & Company Principal Theodore J. Forstmann,

Tamko Roofing Products, Inc. Chairman Ethelmae C. Humphreys,

Koch Industries, Inc. Executive Vice President, David H. Koch,

Liberty Media Corporation Chairman John C. Malone,

Padden & Company President David H. Padden,

E*Trade Financial Board Member, Lewis E. Randall,

U.S. Term Limits President Howard S. Rich,

FedEx Corporation Chairman & CEO,Frederick W. Smith,

Susquehanna International Group, LLP Managing Director Jeffrey S. Yass,