13.Aug.2006 Feingold: Joe Lieberman ‘Doesn’t Get It’ - Nico - Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-CT) echoed Vice President Cheney last week by arguing that a timeline for Iraq redeployment (backed by 57 percent of Americans) “will be taken as a tremendous victory by the same people who wanted to blow up these planes in this plot hatched in England. It will strengthen them and they will strike again.”
This morning on ABC’s This Week, Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) responded to Lieberman’s remarks. “Joe is showing with that regrettable statement that he doesn’t get it. He doesn’t get it,” Feingold said. Watch it:
STEPHANOPOULOS: Senator Lieberman thinks that your approach will strengthen the terrorists and it’s a victory for terrorists. What’s your response?
FEINGOLD: Well, I like Joe Lieberman, but I support Ned Lamont, because Joe is showing with that regrettable statement that he doesn’t get it. He doesn’t get it.
The fact is that we were attacked on 9/11 by Al Qaeda and its affiliates and its sympathizers, not by Saddam Hussein.
And unfortunately Senator Lieberman has supported the Bush Administration’s disastrous strategic approach of getting us stuck in Iraq instead of focusing on those who attacked us.
I mean, look at the places that have been attacked: India, Morocco, Turkey, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Somalia, Spain, Great Britain. What does this have to do with Iraq? And Senator Lieberman is stuck on that point.
Ned Lamont and I believe that we should refocus on those who attacked us on 9/11 and not simply try to cover our tracks because this was such a very poor decision in terms of the overall battle against the terrorists who attacked us.
STEPHANOPOULOS: Do you think Senator Lieberman should get out of the race?
FEINGOLD: Well, you know, I think that’s his own decision. It would be better for the Democratic Party, I think it would be better for the people of Connecticut, it would be better for the country if he did it.
Not because he hasn’t been a good Senator, not because he isn’t a good man, but this is a critical time. And we have to change course.
We have to focus on those that attacked us on 9/11 + get away from this very mistaken policy in Iraq. So it would be helpful if he would do it, but obviously Joe will have to make that decision for himself. Transcript H/T: A.G. 13.Aug.2006 Liquid Bomb Pakistan Link Is False Flag Smoking Gun - Paul Joseph Watson - Veracity of liquid explosives method also put under dubious doubt
13.Aug.2006 Microsoft to introduce Windows Live Writer - Lee®
Microsoft, will be reaviling a new Windows Live product on 14.Aug.2006.
This new product will be called Windows Live Writer . This new product from Microsoft will allow a user to write documents/blog postings from a downloadable application called Windows Live Writer + post them to a blog (...
13.Aug.2006 Bush links Hezbollah and 'plot' President Bush says UK terror suspects and Lebanon militant group Hezbollah share a "totalitarian ideology".
13.Aug.2006 Partial reprieve for BP oilfield BP says part of its Prudhoe bay oilfield in Alaska will keep running, after fears of a total shut-down.
Erst vor vier Wochen hat das mehr als 200 Jahre alte Familienunternehmen DuMont Schauberg die Mehrheit an der "Frankfurter Rundschau" übernommen. Deutschlands viertgrößter Zeitungsverlag übernahm von der SPD-Medien-Holding DDVG insgesamt 50 Prozent der Anteile und eine Stimme. DuMont Schauberg gibt unter anderem den "Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger", die "Kölnische Rundschau" und die "Mitteldeutsche Zeitung" sowie das Boulevardblatt "Express" heraus.
Verleger Amos Schocken, dessen Großvater Salman die links-liberale "Haaretz" vor 71 Jahren erworben hatte, begründete die Partnerschaft damit, dass es Entwicklungspotenziale für den Verlag gebe, dafür aber die Kapitaldecke nicht ausreiche.
In einer Pressemitteilung der Haaretz-Gruppe hieß es, mit DuMont Schauberg habe man einen "traditionsreichen Partner mit einem tiefen Verständnis für den öffentlichen Auftrag dieser Branche + mit einer gemeinsamen Wertebasis" gefunden, der eine langfristige Partnerschaft anstrebe.
13.Aug.2006 Verlage: DuMont steigt bei "Haaretz" in Israel ein
13.Aug.2006 Nahost: Kriegsparteien stimmen für Waffenruhe - und kämpfen weiter
13.Aug.2006 CIA-Affäre: Anklage noch in diesem Herbst - sfux SDA -
Die Schweizer Militärjustiz hat offenbar einen konkreten Verdacht, wer das geheime Fax über CIA-Gefängnisse in Europa den Medien zugespielt hat. Noch in diesem Herbst könnte es zur Anklage kommen.
Die laufende Voruntersuchung sei weit gediehen, bestätigte Martin Immenhauser, Sprecher des Oberauditorats, Meldungen von «SonntagsZeitung» und «SonntagsBlick».
Er rechnet damit, dass das Dossier im 00.Sep.2006 oder im 00.Okt.2006 an den Oberauditor, der in der...
13.Aug.2006 Report: Israel to end war 7AM Monday. - Judd -
“Israel, meanwhile, flew hundreds of commandos into southern Lebanon on Saturday, tripling its troop strength to 30,000 and sending some army units as far as the Litani River even as both sides indicated they would accept a U.N. cease-fire plan to stop the heavy fighting,” the AP reports.
13.Aug.2006 Rep. Jo Ann Davis (R-VA) calls on Rumsfeld - Judd - to resign.
13.Aug.2006 A “failure of imagination” at Homeland Security - Payson - + “a nearly obsessive focus on the previous attacks may have prevented the federal government from combating new threats effectively,” terrorism experts say. “While the department has hardened cockpit doors and set up screening for guns and knives, it has done far too little to protect against plastic + liquid explosives, bombs in air cargo and shoulder-fired missiles.” 13.Aug.2006 Lying For Empire
13.Aug.2006 Source: U.S., U.K. at odds over timing of arrests By John Amato on Terrorism
Anyone doubt the timing of this story now?
British wanted to continue surveillance on terror suspects, official says. NBC News has learned that U.S. and British authorities had a significant disagreement over when to move in on the suspects in the alleged plot to bring down trans-Atlantic airliners bound for the USA.
A senior British official knowledgeable about the case said British police were planning to continue to run surveillance for at least another week to try to obtain more evidence, while American officials pressured them to arrest the suspects sooner. The official spoke on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the case.
In contrast to previous reports, the official suggested an attack was not imminent, saying the suspects had not yet purchased any airline tickets. In fact, some did not even have passports.
13.Aug.2006 Lies? Propaganda? - WorldNetDaily: Hezbollah claims spies inside Israeli intelligence
13.Aug.2006 CJR Daily: Parroting the Party Line Comment from Buzzflash:
Why do "respectable" journalists like Jim Leher parrot the party line without engaging their own mental faculties? 8/13
13.Aug.2006 Aviation critic Michael Boyd on our Airport security By John Amato on Homeland Security
CTBlogger sent me this clip and writes.
Boyd was on MSNBC and he carefully detailed the absolute stupidity regarding the new airport carry-on rules while rightfully blasting Bush Administration, Transportation Security Administration + the Department of Homeland Security.
It’s amazing that almost five years after 9-11, where still having to deal with these huge holes in security.
After you hear what Boyd has to say, you’ll be really piss you off at the Bush administration (because it’s all true). …and don’t forget Joe Lieberman’s role with the Department of Homeland Security. Video-WMP Video-QT
13.Aug.2006 Israel's War Crimes: NGOs Need to Get a Clue Another Day in the Empire
Israel’s War Crimes: NGOs Need to Get a Clue By Administrator on Uncategorized
More useless hand-wringing from the humanitarian NGOs.
“Humanitarian agencies sought ways to get aid to an estimated 100,000 people trapped in southern Lebanon on Friday + the mayor of Tyre said the port city could run out of food in two days,” reports ABC News.
“United Nations and other convoys have been unable to deliver supplies to the region since an Israeli air strike destroyed the last bridge across the Litani river on Monday.”
It is interesting to note that these humanitarian organizations refuse to admit the obvious and act upon it—Israel + its patron, the USA, are criminal organizations and unless there is political consciousness realizing this fact and political action on the part of the NGOs and, indeed, millions of citizens in these countries, nothing will change.
Remarkably, International Committee of the Red Cross chief Jakob Kellenberger wasted a whole lot of precious time playing pattycakes in Jerusalem, attempting to convince the racist settler state to stop killing innocents in Lebanon. In other words, the good Mr. Kellenberger is a dupe for the Zionists, who have no intention of letting up on their diabolical ethnic cleansing and slaughtering of babies and grandmothers in Lebanon with depleted uranium and other illegal weapons. Kellenberger should refuse to talk with the Jabotinskyites and instead talk about organizing an economic boycott of the country.
“The U.N. World Food Program, overseeing logistics for U.N. agencies, said a 15-truck convoy to the eastern town of Baalbek halted at the city of Zahle due to shelling on the road ahead,” ABC News continues. “It also received Israeli clearance for convoys to Nabatiyeh, a town north of the Litani, but could not reach Tyre, the biggest city south of the river, or border villages.”
As we know, Israel not only purposely shells roads, preventing humanitarian assistance, but also targets ambulances and fleeing refugees, scurrilous war crimes all. It is all part of the Master Plan of “reshaping” the Arab and Muslim Middle East by way of mass murder and starvation, crimes reminiscent of the Nazis. In the short term, this plan includes ethnically cleansing southern Lebanon to the Litani and annexing hundreds of squares miles, much of it prime agriculture real estate and the crown jewel, the fresh water of the Litani River, a resource Israel sorely needs and has conspired to steal for decades.
Israel, driven insane by its own hubris and racist religious precepts, fully intends to clear all Arabs, both Muslim and Christian, from this snatched “security zone,” an objective only its demented leaders and military strategists believe can be accomplished. Hezbollah, an entirely legal resistance movement (minus its ill-advised rocketing of Israel), knows differently. Hezbollah understands from personal experience that people will resist occupation and slowly, methodically take out brutal occupiers one troop at a time, as the Vietnamese and Algerians did before them.
“It is now clear that Israel’s control over the occupied territories is + has all along been intended to be, a drive to assert exclusive Jewish control, taming the Palestinians into submission and squeezing them into ever smaller, more disconnected segments of land or, failing that, forcing them to leave Palestine altogether,” write Kathleen and Bill Christison. “It is totally obvious to anyone who spends time on the ground in Palestine-Israel that the animating force behind the policies of the present and all past Israeli governments in Israel and in the occupied West Bank, Gaza + East Jerusalem has always been a determination to assure the predominance of Jews over Palestinians. Such policies can only be described as racist + we should stop trying any longer to avoid the word.”
Or for that matter, the predominance of Jews over Lebanese Arabs.
Like a dim-witted fool who continually makes the same mistake over and over again, the ICRC and other humanitarian organizations seem dedicated to not solving the problem in Lebanon and Palestine, avoiding the obvious—Israel and its patron the USA are renegade, criminal nations and should be criticized at every turn, boycotted, shunned + denounced. Otherwise, the insanity will go on indefinitely.
Or until Newt Gingrich and the perfidious neocons realize their World War Three. On that day, as the nukes fly and the planet begins its descent into irreparable damage, it will be too late to save not only the Lebanese, but humankind as a whole.
13.Aug.2006 Certain Jewish folks and certain dubious activities - aangirfan
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Certain Jewish folks and certain dubious activities By aangirfan
The sources for the following include: https://www.jewishtribalreview.org/09crime.htm
'The Sacred Chain - A History of the Jews' by Norman Cantor - Harper Collins, 00.000.1995
"It was the Jews, by and large," says Norman Cantor, "not the Italians, who created what was later called the Mafia .
00.000.1920 -"In the s- the Italians began to replace the Jews in the New York organized crime industry, but as late as 1940 if you wanted a spectacular hit you were looking for a representative of the Lepke Buchalter Gang, also known as Murder Inc.
00.000.1940 -in the s- "Jews were also prominent in the gambling trade and developed Las Vegas.
00.000.1919 -It was a Jewish gambler who fixed the baseball World Series - what became known as the Black Sox scandal."
Marvin Kitman has written: "The Jews were the first ones to realize the link between organized crime an organized politics . They led the way in corrupting the police and city hall."
Reportedly, the Seagram's alcohol fortune (the Canadian Bronfman family ) 'grew to power by getting their alcohol into criminal hands who smuggled it into the USA. Bronfman, who bristled when anyone called him a bootlegger, had a distribution deal for his booze with Jewish mobster Meyer Lansky.'
David Ben-Gurion was jailed in Warsaw, Poland . "That was the first time," he said, "that I ever came into contact with the dregs of society. I was shaken to the core at the language and behavior. I never had the slightest notion that such people ever existed ... The thing that shook me most was that these criminals were Jews."
00.000.1999, the ( London ) Daily Mail pointed out that the gangster Kray twins, Ronnie and Reggie, were "of Jewish... stock."
15.Sep.1999 According to the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs,
"Between 50 and 80 percent of the Russian economy is said to be in Jewish hands, with the influence of the five Jews among the eight individuals commonly referred to as 'oligarchs' particularly conspicuous."
Mark Rich Helped KGB Create Hidden Government,
31.Mar.2001 -According to Newsmax- : "Mark Rich, the most-wanted fugitive pardoned by former President Clinton, was a key figure in the Communist Party + the KGB's creation of an underground government that survived the break-up of the Soviet Union + still rules Russia today behind the scenes."
13.Aug.2006 Deceit - The American Thinker: Gettting it wrong over and over again.
11.Aug.2006 Cheney Shame - Philadelphia Daily News - BUSH AND CHENEY'S REIGN OF ERROR
COMMENTARY FROM BUZZFLASH
Must, Must Read Philadelphia Daily News: "THESE PEOPLE have no shame. Their contempt for democracy is so great they will stop at nothing to undermine it. Their adherence to fundamentalist beliefs that blinds them to reality is frightening. They must be stopped. And that's just the Republicans....The immoral and ridiculous claims coming out of the Bush administration's reign of error could ultimately be responsible for the kind of casualties that al Qaeda can only dream of." 8/12
10.Aug.2006 Death in Lebanon
Sarah Meyer, INDEX RESEARCH ...The Guardian () casualty chart notes:
Lebanon yesterday: Civilians killed: 8 (at least);
To date: Civilians killed: 1,005;
Israel yesterday: Civilians killed: 0;
To date: Civilians killed: 35:
The bodies of those still lying underneath the rubble are not included.
Perhaps the Fox News Team should be sent to help dig them out, despite the Israeli restrictions on any form of movement.
Let's have a reality check, folks ?
I would like everyone to see the p! hotographs, with their captions, that have been sent to me by Lebanon?s As-Safir newspaper... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25681
UN Resolution fails to acknowledge that Israel has launched a War against Lebanon
Transcript of Resolution 1701: "the word "War" is not mentioned.
Michel Chossudovsky, GlobalResearch.ca UN Security Council Resolution 1701 was drafted by France + the US in close consultation with the Israeli government.
a) The resolution is in blatant violation of the UN charter and international law. It fails to acknoweldge that Israel has launched an all out war on Lebanon in violation of international law. It describes the bombing and destruction of an entire country as as a "conflict between Hizbollah and Israel". The word "war" does not appear in the the text of the Resolution. b) Referring to the two abducted Israeli soldiers, the Resolution states that Hizbollah was responsible for launching "the attack on Israel on 12 July". It denies the fact, amply documented, that an all out war against Lebanon had been in the planning stages well before July 12. c) The historical causes of the war are denied. The abduction of the two Israeli soldiers on July 12, is presented as a just cause for Israeli retaliation... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25686
The UNSC 1701 Resolution: Why No Lebanese Should accept it
The Angry Arab News Service The UNSC 1701 Resolution: Why No Lebanese Should accept it. So here is the text of the draft UNSC resolution. "Expressing its utmost concern at the continuing escalation of hostilities in Lebanon and in Israel since Hizbollah's attack on Israel on 12 July 2006, which has already caused hundreds of deaths and injuries on both sides, extensive damage to civilian infrastructure and hundreds of thousands of internally displaced persons." This paragraph clearly lays the blame on Hizbullah for the Israeli war of aggression. And notice that Hizbullah's capture of the Israeli soldiers is sneakily blamed for "the hundreds of deaths and injuries on both sides."
Both sides is always brought up when Israeli record of murder and terrorism is being covered by an international agency under US pressures, in order to absolve Israel... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25683
What a Relief: Terrorist Babies Have Been Killed!
Courtenay Francis Raymond Barnett Dear George, This is a personal appeal for you to decide. I know that you are "the decider" who will make sensible decisions once you read this letter. The topic is terrorism. The noun "terrorism" is on a lot of peoples? minds. The Oxford English dictionary informs me that the word means, "use of violence and intimidation especially for political purposes." I recall Nelson Mandela resorting to violence when peaceful requests failed to achieve his political ends of justice and representation for all South Africans. The Palestinians seem likewise to have been radicalised over time after their legitimate political grievances for justice, representation and statehood were ignored. Keeping occupied land, not respecting the dictates of UN Resolution 242 while not withdrawing to the 1967 borders, imprisonment of thousands of Palestinians, building Apartheid walls around the Palestinians, of course are the types of minor irritants that could never in the minds of fair + just people ever constitute any form of violence or intimidation for political purposes ?never!...
It?s that?s time again ? for another ?terror plot?
William Bowles , I'n'I "Sometimes we may have to modify some of our own freedoms in the short term in order to prevent their misuse and abuse by those who oppose our fundamental values and would destroy all of our freedoms in the modern world." ? Home secretary, John Reid
It?s amazing really that nobody sees the paradox of Reid calling for the abolition of what?s left of our civil rights in order to preserve them but then there?s nothing logical about the 'war on terror?, it is itself a contradiction of terms.
As to Reid?s notion of his "fundamental values" well, one assumes these include the wholesale destruction of societies and their peoples and standing by whilst his allies do the same... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25687
Collective punishment against Lebanese civilians
The Angry Arab News Service 36 collective massacres occurred against the Lebanese civilians since the onset of the Israeli assault (from July 12-August 11). Israel violated all conventions related to the prohibition of collective punishment whereas it perpetrated voluntarily crimes against civilians and their properties, namely Article 33 of the Fourth Geneva Convention prohibiting collective punishment and Article 48 forbidding military actions against civilian populations and infrastructure. These collective massacres are as follows... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25700
Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Friday, 11.Aug.2006
Translated and/or compiled by Muhammad Abu Nasr, member, editorial board, the Free Arab Voice In a dispatch posted at 8:29pm Makkah time Friday night, Mafkarat al-Islam reported that fierce battles were going on at the time of writing between Resistance fighters and US Marines in the city of ar-Ramadi about 110km west of Baghdad. The correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam reported that more than 70 Resistance men were attempting to storm the US headquarters in the Immigration building in the middle of the city, while other fighters battles Americans occupation troops in the area of the provincial government building...
Lebanon 'peace deal'.
Lenin's Tomb ...Since Israel hasn't been able to win + given a potential domestic crisis for Olmert as a result, it has accepted a resolution that doesn't give it everything it wants, but is so vague that it cannot hinder the assault either. Israeli troops have been ordered to advance to the Litani. That being the case, there is no way they will evacuate quickly without being driven out: one does not try to advance 30 kilometres into another country only to beat a hasty retreat. What is more, the Israelis continue to attack the civilian infrastructure, destroying the power facilities in the port city of Sidon. Among Israel's other attacks was a calculated attack on a convoy of thirty cars fleeing Marjayoun, which killed at least six people and wounded thirty... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25684
Terra! Terra! Terra!
Sploid The alleged U.K. terror plot has been investigated for months by British intelligence + the idea that the airliner attacks were planned for today seems to be nothing more than political fabrication and media hysteria. Tony Blair and George W. Bush even planned the terror freakout in a series of phone calls that began last Friday and continued through the weekend. Blair and Bush put the finishing touches on their diabolical operation in a phone call early Wednesday, the Associated Press revealed today... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25675
Fascist Christian Militia With History of War Crimes Consulting With Fascist Israeli Occupation Army Also Guilty Of War Crimes
Palestinian Pundit Israel has called on the services of the Christian militia it once sponsored in Lebanon to help its current fight against Hizbollah, the militia's former leader has disclosed. Gen Anton Lahad assumed control of the South Lebanon Army (SLA) in 1984 - two years after it was implicated in the massacre of up to several thousand Palestinians in the refugee camps of Sabra + Shatila.
Now he says that Israel is tapping into his expertise in secret meetings... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25676
One Iraqi father gets a taste of freedom
Truth About Iraqis Freedom. Liberty. Justice. Family of nations. War on terror. From Zappy's Where Date Palms Grow : Saturday, August 12, 2006 Dracul?s Barbecue It is told that Count Dracul had his enemies impaled on the outskirts of Transylvania to horrify the Turks from ever wanting to invade Transylvania that was back in the fifteenth century. Last week a neighbor found his son in front of his door, Impaled with a reinforcing steel rod, there were tomatoes and onions on both sides of that Rod. I am going to stop blogging for a while. Zappy, who can blame you. But do our souls go silent as well? What can we possibly tell this father? How can we console him? And when we are done consoling him, how many countless others are there grieving, distraught and in disarray? What do Iraqis have to look forward to? Death? In Iraq these days, it is said those who die are blessed for they do not have to face what else is coming... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25689
The Anglo-American empire's next 9/11 will set up final war; 'foiled ? UK terror plot a propaganda dry run
Larry Chin, Online Journal Associate Editor The
10.Aug.2006 report of a spectacular foiled UK-based super-terror plot, an alleged Operation Bojinka variation, has sparked an unprecedented round of 9/11-style fear and panic mongering throughout the world.
This is a new attempt, at the highest levels of the Bush + Blair administrations, in concert with Pakistan's ISI + Israel, to fabricate the justification for an escalation in the "war on terrorism" across the Middle East.
This escalation will include an attack on Iran and Syria as early as October + with even greater geostrategic violence to follow. Proof that Bush administration planning the next 9/11. Dick Cheney recently declared: "The enemy that struck on 9/11 is fractured and weakened, yet still lethal, still determined to hit us again." That is a concise description of Cheney?s own administration + its intentions. And he knows it... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25690
Demonstrate today Stop the U.S./Israeli assault on Lebanon and Palestine!
Eli Stephens, Left I on the News Event details: Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle. re-event coverage of the march in the Washington Post, entitled "Protest to Encircle White House." As far as the "peace deal" agreed to last night by the U.N. (not by the warring parties!), I believe this headline, describing actions taking place after that vote, pretty much says it all: "Israel nearly triples troops in Lebanon." Actually what also says it all about this one-sided deal is the slogan you'll be chanting today if you go to one of the demonstrations: "No justice, no peace!"... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25693
War now, peace later: Israel?s doves line up behind war - Part one
Jean Shaoul, WSWS One of the most significant features of Israel?s wars of aggression in Gaza and Lebanon is the unanimity between the so-called "hawks" and movements that in the past were considered "doves." Peace Now has remained largely silent over Israel?s massive assault on Hamas and the Palestinians in Gaza, ongoing since June. In the case of Lebanon, from the moment full-scale hostilities began in July following Hezbollah?s capture of two Israeli soldiers, Peace Now declared its support for the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) and the Olmert government. It issued a statement on its web site explaining that its members had gone to Kibbutz Gonen in northern Israel to proclaim that Israel had the right to respond to the capture of the Israeli soldiers and that Peace Now supported Israel?s right to defend its borders. Peace Now has echoed the government?s propaganda that Israel faces provocations by Hamas and Hezbollah, accepting the official Israeli and American definition of both organisations as terrorist groups... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25692
We are all Hezbollah!
Sabbah's blog ... I wrote this poem a few days ago..my friend in Lebanon passed on Friday. He was helping women and children escape from Tyre. His legs were blown off and he was left in this position for many hours. He later died on the way to assistance when the Hezbollah soldiers found him. He was not a soldier. Just a boy studying photography, he likes flowers and had a small little bird + loved peanut butter. sorry if i sound mad right now... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25691
Bomb Kills 2 U.S. Soldiers in Baghdad
AP Two U.S soldiers were killed Saturday when their foot patrol was hit by a roadside bomb south of Baghdad, the military said. The deaths brought to 23 the number of Americans killed in Iraq this month. At least 2,600 members of the U.S. military have died since the Iraq war started
00.Mar.2003, according to an Associated Press count. The names of the soldiers were not released and no further details were given... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25694
LIQUID TERROR: Training People To Act Like Subservient Slaves
Terrorists planned to mix liquids so why are they all being poured into airport bins?
Steve Watson / Infowars.net A The latest terror plot facade is nothing more than an exercise to assess how subservient the general population has become and a primer to making permanent the panicked and ridiculous freedom crushing security measures we are seeing being rushed into implementation at the moment. Whilst the government is saying there is no going back on these measures and that they will become permanent, the media is bleating about rushing in biometric retina scanners and Orwellian behaviour sensing technology. This is the only way they can do these things without backlash and protest, just have a major terror alert and rush them through. How is it that people can still deny that our governments are forwarding a big brother control agenda? ID cards, Biometric databases, retina scanners, face scanning cameras, behaviour sensing machines. The list goes on.
It has been proven over and over that these measures will not help prevent terrorism, the government itself has even admitted this, so why do they relentlessly push them?... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25696
Miri Eisen, Mother For Peace, Justifies Killing Arab Kids And Arab Bloggers See the Light
Umkahlil ...The Christian Science Monitor writes that the Arab and North American transplant Zionist bloggers aren't seeing eye-to-eye so much nowadays. Pity that they no longer will be used by Zionist propagandists to put a good face on Israel. Like Miri Eisen, a transplanted American, who is hailed as a "Mother For Peace," along with Vichy Palestinian Noni Darwish, who comes on CNN to put a nice face on Israel's slaughter of handicapped Lebanese kids. At least Rosemary Church of CNN International didn't let her get away with it (this is a great video)... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25699
The Wailing Wall Martyr Brigade: Jewnetic Engineering
Gilad Atzmon, peacepalestine As the Israeli Army buries its dead in what seems to be a war that the Jewish State can never win, we happen to learn from a high official within the Pentagon that Israel is about to make use of what seems to be its ultimate devastating weapon. We also have discovered that the recent French-American diplomatic push for a UN Security Council Resolution calling for an immediate cease-fire is there to postpone the deployment of this new weapon, preventing Israel from dragging the world into a new horrifying phase of warfare, with results whose outcome cannot be predicted... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25697
Bush Versus the Constitution
David Swanson Last December, when Congressman John Conyers released a huge report documenting the evidence that Bush and Cheney had lied us into a war, he also introduced a bill (H. Res. 635) to start a preliminary investigation of the matter and make recommendations on impeachment. This showed far more courage, not to mention long hours of work, than any other member of Congress had mustered at that time or since. But it was disingenuous. Impeachment is itself an investigation; a preliminary investigation is redundant. And any investigation is unnecessary when the impeachable offenses are part of the public record. Last week, Conyers released an expanded report, including new superfluous evidence of proven crimes related to the war, plus a lengthy Section 2 focused on illegal spying programs. The evidence of blatant criminality and threat to the Constitution in this new section is devastating... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25682
The dog really does wag the tail!
Simon Jones Just when it became patently obvious that the tail was in complete control of the dog (i.e., Izzy was directing US Middle East policy), the dog has decided to try to reassert control over its nether appendage. Since the days of Raygun, the Jewish lobby in Washington (and every nook and cranny in the US) has wielded more and more power, until with AIPAC, PNAC, 911 and Iraq, it took complete control over US foreign policy, getting Washington to wage open war against Israel's greatest enemy – Islam... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25695
13.Aug.2006 Sen. Clinton Denounces Cheney for Terrorism - WNYC - News - Clinton Denounces Cheney for Terrorism -
13.Aug.2006 Ken Mehlman Attacks Murtha With Report Retracted Six Weeks Ago. Mehlman is the backside of a donkey. We really couldn't think of a nicer way to put th -
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13.Aug.2006 AP Covers Depleted Uranium Weaponry
13.Aug.2006 911 Truth Action Messages In This Digest (19 Messages)
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13.Aug.2006 WHITE WINE MAY BE AS GOOD AS RED FOR HEART By TPR
TIMES OF INDIA - White wine may be just as good for the heart as red, says a new study. Till recently researchers had suggested that red wine contained antioxidants that were good for the heart. Grape skins are crushed along with the pulp to make red wine, but the skins are separated for preparing white wine. A group of American and Italian researchers compared the effects of feeding laboratory rats water or equal amounts of grape pulp extract, or grape skin extract for 30 days. The results published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry showed both extracts were equally effective in protecting the rats from induced heart attacks, reported online edition of health magazine Web MD. Rats fed either grape skin or grape pulp extract had significantly smaller heart attacks compared with those fed water, it said. In addition, tests showed both extracts appeared to have the same level of antioxidant activity.
13.Aug.2006 Ludicrous Faux-Terrorist Story of the Month Dept. Texas men arraigned on terrorism charges in Thumb - John C Dvorak
Hey, terrorism lurks.
13.Aug.2006 Open Thread - Ritholtz
If its Saturday nite, then its time for an Open Thread. The questions before you: Is this the end of the Fed cycle -- or is it a pause before the next raise? Oil? Energy? I said about 6 months ago its an election year, so we can expect more...
13.Aug.2006 Airline laptops - Jeff Jarvis
How are bored and anxious travelers going to manage 8-10-hour flights across the Atlantic with nothing to do — no computers, no iPods, no books, no nothing? * I predict the airlines will have to start renting laptops if this keeps up. * Why not lending libraries on the planes? * Lots more ...
13.Aug.2006 McCain-Lieberman - Jeff Jarvis
Now Andrew Sullivan has joined David Brooks proposing a McCain-Lieberman party. Says Andrew in the Sunday Times of London: What if the Democratic left rejects Lieberman and, in the Republican primaries, the religious right rejects McCain? Both are too centrist for their party’s base. Both can ...
13.Aug.2006 Fact Sheet: Guidance For Airline Passengers
The U.S. threat level is raised to Severe, or Red, for all commercial flights flying from the United Kingdom to the USA. The U.S. threat level is raised to High, or Orange, for all commercial aviation operating in the USA, including international flights. Flights from the ...
13.Aug.2006 An infinite eternity of books to eat - Steven edward streight
I love how books smell. I want to read every novel and poetry collection, especially French, surreal, dada, beatnik. I want to read every business and marketing book. I want to read tech books on subjects I have no clue about. I want to devour entire libraries and book stores, chew my way through ...
13.Aug.2006 Evolution theory holds no water in the US
Just over one third of US population is ready to accept the theory of evolution according to a study to be published in the next issue of Science.
13.Aug.2006 Reid tells of 'four terror plots' The security forces have thwarted "four major plots" against the UK since the 7 July attacks, John Reid says.
13.Aug.2006 Israeli cabinet backs truce deal Israeli ministers endorse the UN Security Council resolution calling for a end to fighting in southern Lebanon.
13.Aug.2006 Cuba media show 'improving' Fidel Cuban media publish the first photos of Fidel Castro since his surgery last month, as he marks his 80th birthday.
13.Aug.2006 Spain battles raging forest fires Authorities in north-western Spain battle against a string of forest fires, as a man dies from burn injuries.
13.Aug.2006 Foreign policy letter 'misjudged' Home Secretary John Reid says a letter by British Muslim groups urging changes to UK foreign policy was 'misguided'.
13.Aug.2006 Web firms criticised over China Internet firms are criticised by UK MPs for "collaborating" with state censorship of the web in China.
13.Aug.2006 Hostages freed in southern Mexico Protesters in the Mexican city of Oaxaca hand over to police four people seized after a demonstrator was shot dead.
13.Aug.2006 Archbishop in Lebanon peace vigil The Archbishop of York embarks on an act of 'public witness' to encourage peace in the Middle East.
13.Aug.2006 Air security causes flight cuts Disruption to flights following the alleged jet terror plot continues to affect air passengers in Scotland.
13.Aug.2006 Match security high after alert High visibility security will be in force for the FA Community Shield game at the Millennium Stadium on Sunday.
13.Aug.2006 Minister criticises Muslim letter Foreign Office minister Kim Howells criticises Muslim leaders over a letter about British foreign policy.
13.Aug.2006 Talk is cheap and getting cheaper BBC Click finds out if there is a catch involved with signing up to companies providing "free" phone calls.
13.Aug.2006 Leaders agree to UN truce timing A ceasefire between Israel and Hezbollah will begin early on Monday, the UN Secretary General announces.
13.Aug.2006 Emotional patients get wrong idea Some patients are too emotional to remember what a doctors tells them, researchers suggest.
13.Aug.2006 We Can Detect Liquid Explosives Scanning machines that can spot liquid or gel-based explosives exist already -- some based on 10-year-old technologies.
But they're not in airports and probably won't be anytime soon.
13.Aug.2006 U.S. Soldiers Are Sick of It
Suffering from a multitude of health problems and an array of similar symptoms, many veterans of both Iraq wars believe they are suffering the effects of depleted uranium used in U.S. weaponry.
But they are dismissed out of hand by the DOD and VA.
13.Aug.2006 Cleaning Uranium Waste with Bacteria - Hemos 104 -Roland Piquepaille writes
"Nuclear bombs can kill people even if they're not used.
In the U.S. alone, the Department of Energy estimates that more than 2,500 billion liters of groundwater are contaminated with uranium as a consequence of nuclear weapons production.
In "Uranium 'pearls' before slime," scientists from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) say they discovered that some common bacteria could "convert deadly heavy metal into less threatening nano-spheres." In fact, these bacteria can convert soluble radioactive uranium into a non-toxic solid form called uraninite.
Still, more research needs to be done before using these bacteria on a large scale, but it's a step in the good direction.
Read more for additional references and photos showing how Shewanella oneidensis can help us to decontaminate groundwater at nuclear waste sites."
13.Aug.2006 Defeating Google's Perpetual Search Logging - Hemos 205 -heretic108 writes
"Google's policy of storing everyone's search histories forever is causing concern amongst many, especially since Google stores a cookie on everyone's PC expiring in 2038.
But at least one user is fighting back. His short and simple guide tells you how to set up any decent web browser so that it routes Google requests through an anonymous proxy, while sending everything else direct to the net for full-speed surfing. Follow these steps and get Google's nose out of your business once and for all."
13.Aug.2006 New Super-sized Customer Database for Amazon? - CowboyNeal 125 -dtjohnson writes
"Amazon.com has applied for a patent to create an online customer database which would allegedly contain 'massive amounts of intimate information about its millions of shoppers, including their religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity and income.' From the article: "The database, which would combine information disclosed voluntarily by customers with facts gleaned from public databases, conceivably would give Amazon a larger or more detailed profile of its customers than any other retailer. Does this cross the privacy line or is it just reasonable data gathering to make retail sales more responsive to customer needs?"
13.Aug.2006 It’s that’s time again – for another ‘terror plot’: It’s amazing really that nobody sees the paradox of Reid calling for the abolition of what’s left of our civil rights in order to preserve them but then there’s nothing logical about the ‘war on terror’, it is itself a contradiction of terms.
13.Aug.2006 US accused of jumping the gun in blaming al-Qaeda: BRITISH officials are furious with the US Administration for “jumping the gun” by declaring that al-Qaeda was behind the airline terror plot, The Times has learnt.
13.Aug.2006 Gordon Prather: Homegrown 'Islamic fascists': perhaps the Pakistani-Brits thought they might "shape the will" of a few members of Congress, get them to quit supporting American-Israeli wars of aggression against Islam, by at least threatening to blow American airliners out of the sky in retaliation.
13.Aug.2006 Pakistan tracked Al Qaeda Briton well before swoop: Pakistani intelligence agents monitored telephone calls + e-mails of British Al Qaeda operative Rashid Rauf for some time before arresting the man they say was central to a plot to blow up transatlantic airliners.
13.Aug.2006 Bureaucracy impedes bomb-detection work : As the British terror plot was unfolding, the Bush administration quietly tried to take away $6 million that was supposed to be spent this year developing new explosives detection technology.
13.Aug.2006 In case you missed it: Audio: The Incredible Lying BushCo : Tell me lies, Tell me sweet little lies.
13.Aug.2006 Destroying Paradise for Profit: What role did Tom DeLay and Jack Abramoff play in allowing American companies to profit by exploiting tens of thousands of female workers in the Northern Marianas Islands?
13.Aug.2006 Iraq informs Turkey on banning PKK: Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maleki has informed his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan that the government decided to shut down all offices and halt activities of the Kurdish sepratist movement, the Workers Party of Kurdistan (the PKK).
13.Aug.2006 Turkish, Iranian armies build up forces along Iraq’s only quiet area : The Kurdish provinces of northern Iraq are the country’s most stable and prosperous area. But to neighbouring Iran and Turkey, they are something else: an inspiration and a support base for the large Kurdish minorities in their own countries.
Israel's attack on convoy kills 7 a 'mistake': At least seven people were killed and 36 wounded when an unmanned Israeli aircraft fired on the convoy of more than 500 vehicles.
13.Aug.2006 7 Israeli occupation troops killed, 11 seriously hurt in Lebanon: Seven soldiers killed, 84 injured in series of incidents in southern Lebanon; wounded evacuated to hospitals in northern Israel.
13.Aug.2006 Israeli Troops Reach the Litani River : The units were part of a massive force that flooded into Lebanon, trying to seize as much territory as possible before a U.N. cease-fire comes into effect. The objective was to control southern Lebanon up to the Litani River, about 18 miles from the Israeli border, before handing over the area to the Lebanese army and U.N. troops.
13.Aug.2006 Rockets land near Haifa, Maalot: More than 50 rockets landed in northern communities Saturday. Six people were lightly injured by shrapnel. The last barrages hit the Akko area at around 7 p.m., causing several people to suffer from shock.
13.Aug.2006 Israel's, Lebanon attacks will continue : Ehud Olmert's office said late Friday that the expanded incursion into Lebanon would continue "for the time being," despite agreeing to a cease-fire resolution drafted by the United Nations Security Council.
13.Aug.2006 Israel, Hezbollah issue caveats on deal : Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, Hezbollah's leader, said on Saturday "We must not make a mistake, not in the resistance, the government or the people + believe that the war has ended. The war has not ended. There have been continued strikes and continued casualties," he added.
13.Aug.2006 Security Council OKs Mideast Peace Deal: The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Friday that calls for an end to the fighting between Israel and Hezbollah + authorizes the deployment of 15,000 U.N. peacekeepers to help Lebanese troops take control of south Lebanon as Israel withdraws.
13.Aug.2006 Text of draft UN resolution on Lebanon war : Following is the text of the operative provisions of a draft resolution circulated to members of the U.N. Security Council on Friday.
13.Aug.2006 U.S.: Should Deny Israeli Request for Cluster Munitions : HRW: Civilians in Lebanon have already died from Israel's use of similar weapons, which blanket a wide area with deadly submunitions.
13.Aug.2006 Hard-line Neo-Cons Assail Israel for Timidity: While much of the world has criticised Israel for carrying out a "disproportionate" war against Hezbollah in Lebanon, hard-line neo-conservatives have attacked the government of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert for timidity.
13.Aug.2006 Face to faith : Christian fundamentalists may offer unwavering support for Israel - but not in the name of religious tolerance, says David Self
12.Aug.2006 Israel kills another 20 civilians despite U.N. Resolution -By Tom Perry-
The Israeli army pushed deeper into Lebanon + air strikes killed up to 20 people on Saturday, despite a U.N. Security Council demand for a "full cessation of hostilities" in the month-old war with Hizbollah guerrillas. Continue 12.Aug.2006 Put an end to the aggression -By Fouad Siniora - Prime minister of Lebanon-
Israel says this war is against Hizbullah, not Lebanon. But the Israeli terror is inflicted on all Lebanese. The indiscriminate murder of more than 1,100 Lebanese civilians (a third of them children), the massacres and "cleansing" of villages and the wanton destruction of our infrastructure are nothing short of criminal. Continue
13.Aug.2006 If you want the roots of terror, try here -By Robert Fisk
There were more thumps in the darkness across Beirut where an awful lot of people are suffering from terror - although I can assure George W that while the pilots of the aircraft dropping bombs across the city in which I have lived for 30 years may or may not be fascists, they are definitely not Islamic. Continue
13.Aug.2006 Israel to withdraw in week or two: The government is expected on Sunday morning to approve Security Council Resolution 1701 to stop the fighting in southern Lebanon, but the withdrawal of Israel Defense Forces soldiers from Lebanon will only begin in about a week or two,
13.Aug.2006 U.S. assures Israel it will not be forced to withdraw from Shaba : An agreement reached between Israel and the USA on the disputed Shaba Farms area, located on Israel's border with Lebanon, enabled a breakthrough in reaching a cease-fire resolution at the United Nations on Friday.
13.Aug.2006 Bush won’t allow Iran to go nuclear : An interview with Benjamin Netanyahu
13.Aug.2006 Israeli Army Shoots Unarmed Protestors in Bil’in : To view a video of the initial violence of the Israeli military and shooting of Lymar click here.
13.Aug.2006 Mexico leftist claims election recount proves fraud: Mexico's opposition leader said on Friday a partial recount of votes from the presidential election he narrowly lost has shown so many errors that the top electoral court will have to declare him president-elect.
13.Aug.2006 Bolivia Suspends Nationalization of Oil Fields, Razon Reports : Bolivia temporarily suspended a plan to seize oil and natural gas fields controlled by foreign companies, saying the state oil company lacks the necessary funds to execute the process, La Razon reported.
13.Aug.2006 S Africa warns white farmers of expropriation: South Africa has told white farmers it may seize their properties under the land restitution program if they fail to agree on a selling price within six months.
13.Aug.2006 What the Hell Has Happened To The Israeli Army? -By UriAvnery
On the 32nd day of the war, Hizbullah is still standing and fighting. That by itself is a stunning feat: a small guerilla organization, with a few thousand fighters, is standing up to one of the strongest armies in the world and has not been broken after a month of "pulverizing". Continue
13.Aug.2006 Tea and rockets: Café Society, Beirut-style -By Robert Fisk
Too many journos are wearing flak jackets and helmets, little spacemen who want to show they are "in combat" on television. I notice how their drivers and interpreters are usually not given flak jackets. These are reserved for us, the Westerners, the Protected Ones, Those Who Must Live. Continue
13.Aug.2006 Fighting Jim Crow in Israel -By Mike Whitney - In Israel, there is a two-tiered system of justice; one for Jews and another for non Jews; full-citizenship for Israeli-Jews and “Jim Crow” for Arabs. Continue
13.Aug.2006 Descent Into Moral Barbarism -By Norman Finkelstein
As Israel's military bravely fires away shells and missiles to lay waste the fragile human and physical infrastructure of Lebanon, Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz, waging battle on a second front to legitimize Israel's criminal aggression, bravely fires away op-eds from his foxhole at Martha's Vineyard to lay waste the fragile infrastructure of international law. Continue
13.Aug.2006 New Ruler's of the World
A documentary film by John Pilger
'Global economy' is a modern Orwellian term. On the surface, it is instant financial trading, mobile phones, McDonald's, Starbucks, holidays booked on the net. Beneath this gloss, it is the globalisation of poverty, a world where most human beings never make a phone call and live on less than two dollars a day, where 6,000 children die every day from diarrhea because most have no access to clean water. Click here to view
13.Aug.2006 Confessions of an Economic Hit Man Video interview with John Perkins - How the U.S. Uses Globalization to Cheat Poor Countries Out of Trillions. Click here to view
13.Aug.2006 https://www.cannonfire.blogspot.com/ All of our information derives from pronouncements by the British, Pakistani and USA governments. Four years ago, I would have taken such pronouncements at face value. Today, the phrase "consider the source" suggests itself.
Two things are certain:
1. Bush has lied about a supposed connection between this plot and Hezbollah. Hezbollah is an Iranian-supported Shi'ite group; Al Qaeda supporters consider Shi'ism to be a kind of heresy + they have no love for Iran.
2. Bush has actually weakened our security. From the AP (quoted by Buzzflash): "While the British terror suspects were hatching their plot, the Bush administration was quietly seeking permission to divert $6 million that was supposed to be spent this year developing new homeland explosives detection technology." Permalink
13.Aug.2006 09:26 http://www.forces-libanaises.com/ Le pire désastre écologiqueD epuis les premiers jours de la guerre ouverte contre le Liban, les catastrophes s'enchaînent Mort d...
Hezbollah gains as Lebanon's leaders struggle (Boston Globe) BEIRUT -
Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah has positioned himself to be a more influential player than ever in the event of an Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon, taking advantage of a Lebanese government paralyzed by a complicated ethnic..., 2006-08-13, 1:21:40
Israel triples troops in Lebanon (The Columbus Dispatch) BEIRUT, Lebanon ? More Israeli tanks and soldiers surged into southern Lebanon yesterday, reaching the Litani River and engaging in some of the heaviest ground combat of the war, just hours after the U.N. Security Council adopted a ceasefire plan., 2006-08-13, 4:55:54
12.Aug.2006 09:32 PM - by Bazek https://www.lebforces.org/
The rules of POLITICAL CORRECTNESS when it comes to the Israeli-Arab conflict:
Rule # 1 : In the Middle East, it is always the Arabs that attack first + it's always Israel who defends itself. This is called "retaliation".
Rule # 2: The Arabs, whether Palestinians or Lebanese, are not allowed to kill Israelis. This is called "terrorism"
Rule # 3: Israel has the right to kill Arab civilians, this is called "self-defense", or these days "collateral damage".
Rule # 4: When Israel kills too many civilians. The Western world calls for restraint. This is called the "reaction of the international community".
Rule # 5: Palestinians and Lebanese do not have the right to capture Israeli military, not even a limited number, not even 1 or 2.
Rule # 6: Israel has the right to capture as many Palestinians as they want (Palestinians: around 10000 to date, 300 of which are children, Lebanese: many were held without trial). There is no limit; there is no need for proof of guilt or trial. All that is needed is the magic word: "terrorism"
Rule # 7: When you say "Hezbollah", always be sure to add "supported by Syria, Iran & FPM" :)
Rule # 8: When you say "Israel", never say "supported by the USA, the UK and other European countries", for people (God forbid) might believe this is not an equal conflict.
Rule # 9: When it comes to Israel, don't mention the words "occupied territories", "UN resolutions", "Geneva conventions". This could distress the audience of Fox.
Rule # 10: Israelis speak better English than Arabs. This is why we let them speak out as much as possible, so that they can explain rules 1 through 9. this is called "neutral journalism".
Rule # 11: If you don't agree with these rules or if you favor the Arab side over the Israeli side,... [Read More]
Schon am Mittwochabend - kurz vor den bevorstehenden Razzien - hatte Reid bei einem Gespräch mit Mitgliedern eines Thinktanks gesagt: "Großbritannien steht wahrscheinlich vor der am längsten anhaltenden Phase ernsthafter Bedrohung seit dem Zweiten Weltkrieg."
Immerhin besteht einem Bericht der "Sunday Times" zufolge die Hoffnung, der Polizei könnte bei ihrer Razzia ein richtig großer Fisch ins Netz gegangen sein: Unter den 23 Festgenommenen befindet sich nämlich einem anderen Zeitungsbericht zufolge auch der britische Chef der Terrororganisation al-Qaida.
Die Attacken, die noch im Planungsstadium sind, gehen nach Einschätzung der Terrorexperten im Ministerium weit über die Anschläge vom 7. Juli 2005 oder die vereitelten Flugzeugattacken hinaus. Bei den Ermittlungen zu dem jetzigen Plot sei man bereits auf enorme Mengen von Sprengstoff und einige Waffen gestoßen, die einen Massenmord ermöglicht hätten.
Größte Bedrohung seit dem Zweiten Weltkrieg
So wird auch Innenminister John Reid nicht müde, vor der außerordentlichen Gefahr zu warnen: "Wie ich schon die ganze Zeit gesagt habe, sollte sich niemand der Illusion hingeben, die Bedrohung sei nach den jüngsten Festnahmen vorbei. Das ist sie nicht." Allein seit den Anschlägen vom 7. Juli hätte die Polizei vier terroristische Verschwörungen vereitelt, die alle zum Tod zahlreicher Menschen geführt hätten, sagte Reid heute der "BBC". Er gab die Zahl der allein im Moment laufenden Terrorermittlungen mit zwei Dutzend an. Zwei Mitglieder der in der Nacht auf Donnerstag ausgehobenen Terrorzelle sollen der Polizei entkommen und jetzt auf der Flucht sein.
13.Aug.2006 Meteoriteneinschlag: Forscher auf den Spuren der Apokalypse
13.Aug.2006 Terror- Ermittlungen: Fahnder warnen vor Apokalypse
13.Aug.2006 Irak: Heftige Kämpfe zwischen Extremisten und US- Soldaten
13.Aug.2006 Libanon: Wie Israel beinahe den schärfsten Kritiker der Hisbollah ausschaltete
13.Aug.2006 Neuberechnung: Weltall soll größer und älter sein
13.Aug.2006 Libanon- Schutztruppe: Immer mehr deutsche Politiker erwägen Einsatz der Bundeswehr
13.Aug.2006 Nahost- Krieg: Schwerste Verluste vor der Waffenruhe
13.Aug.2006 Gestrichene Flüge: Auch heute Behinderungen in Heathrow
13.Aug.2006 U.S. lags behind world in evolution acceptance. - Nico -
“A comparison of peoples’ views in 34 countries finds that the USA ranks near the bottom when it comes to public acceptance of evolution. Only Turkey ranked lower.” One major factor: politics. “Major political parties in the USA are more willing to make opposition to evolution a prominent part of their campaigns to garner conservative votes—something that does not happen in Europe or Japan.”
13.Aug.2006 “While the British terror suspects were hatching their plot, - Nico -
the Bush administration was quietly seeking permission to divert $6 million that was supposed to be spent this year developing new homeland explosives detection technology,” the AP reports. “Congressional leaders rejected the idea, the latest in a series of steps by the Homeland Security Department that has left lawmakers and some of the department’s own experts questioning the commitment to create better anti-terror technologies.”
13.Aug.2006 The London Plot
Fountainhead Truth exists, falsehood has to be invented.(image : terror alert guide) The London Plot By Anwaar Hussain Something is Rotten in the State of DenmarkBy Anwaar HussainA huge ‘terrorist plot’ has just been uncovered in London. “This was intended to be mass murder on an unimaginable scale” say the London Metropolitan police. As the list of unanswered
13.Aug.2006 Vblog: Analysis of Code Red, Homeland Security, Etc. - the show with zefrank :: share movie : 08-11-06"
13.Aug.2006 Key Terror Clues Found 10 Days Ago
Breaking News: CBSnews.com Top Breaking News Stories from CBSNews.com Key Terror Clues Found 10 Days Ago British intelligence agents secretly raided a home 10 days ago that contained the bomb materials that were to be used for blowing up U.S.-bound planes, officials told CBS News.
13.Aug.2006 This article does not expose false-flag terror. It does set the stage. - Daily Kos: Why The Sudden Conservative Venom? The Now-Public Failure of Iraq
13.Aug.2006 Qaeda Operative in London Bomb Plot Escapes Informed Comment Blogged with Flock
13.Aug.2006 Political Commentary - Olmert cannot remain in the prime minister's office - Haaretz - Israel News
13.Aug.2006 new articles on APFN ...SELLING, FEAR! FEAR! FEAR! — "Radio Your Way", Fri
Aug 11 00:38 9/11 Commission Chairmen Admit Whitewashing the Cause — Ivan Eland, Fri
Aug 11 00:53 EXPOSED: The Carlyle Group 9/11, IRAQ WAR Insiders! — Fight Big Media, Fri
Aug 11 01:08 Lou Dobbs Wakes Up to 9/11 Lies — 9/11 MOVIES:, Fri
Aug 11 01:15 slamming mary — Keystone State, Fri
Aug 11 03:32 border guards get the shaft — Keystone
13.Aug.2006 Karl Rove's Tingler; "it's name is 9/11, ready to be loosed upon the American subconscious at any time" Station Charon: Karl Rove's Tingler
13.Aug.2006 Chicago's Hancock Center heads for sale block
Deconstructing a False-Flag Operation Chicago’s Hancock Center heads for sale block By culhavoc on All Research August 11th, 2006 by Culhavoc Deconstructing a False-Flag Operation This may be something to keep an eye on. The owners of Chicago’s John Hancock Building are considering selling the property. It’s the third-tallest skyscraper in Chicago and the
13.Aug.2006 Mighty George - Khaled
I got this link yesterday and I’ve watched it like 10 times now. Every time I watch political debates/interviews I always find it extremely frustrating because the people are not talking about the real issues here, they’re smoke screened out. The ‘objective’ journalism is ...
13.Aug.2006 Young drive 'radical media shift'
The "networked generation" is driving a radical shift in media consumption, says UK telecoms regulator Ofcom. Sixteen to 24 year olds are spurning television, radio and newspapers in favour of online services, says the regulator's study.
13.Aug.2006 Social Networks gaining on Internet portals - Readwriteweb
US Web stats company Compete has some interesting analysis on how Social Networking sites compare to portals. From a sample size of around 2 million US people, Compete concludes that social networking sites are quickly approaching the traffic level of the big portals like Google and Yahoo.
13.Aug.2006 Fuel crisis could be offset with better gas mileage - Smartalix
This is belaboring the obvious, but we obviously didn’t learn the last time this happened in the ’70s. Will we learn this time? Drilling more won’t help either, as world demand for resources scream for more economical vehicle solutions. The loss of 400,000 barrels of oil a day ...
13.Aug.2006 Carry-on electronics may be the next to go due to latest terror threat - Smartalix
I don’t know what would happen to business travel if they prohibited carry-on electronics because I’d never trust my gear to the cargo bay. Our favourite electronic devices are suddenly facing a very uncertain future on international flights under new security measures being ...
13.Aug.2006 Confusion and Delays at Airports, Taken Mostly in Stride
As the day progressed, the lines and delays grew shorter as screeners and travelers got accustomed to the changes, which had been ordered by Homeland Security officials.
13.Aug.2006 Is opposing nanotechnology really being Friendly to the Earth?
Friends of the Earth Australia has published a special issue of their magazine titled Nanotechnology: Small Science, Big Questions! (4.3 MB PDF). It includes over 17 short pieces opposing or questioning the endeavor. On the upside, the group does appear to appreciate the magnitude of the changes ...
13.Aug.2006 Terror Plot Foiled; Airports Quickly Clamp Down
Security regulations implemented Thursday required passengers to place personal items in clear plastic bags. The officials said they had arrested 24 men, all British-born Muslims, who planned to carry the liquids in drink bottles and combine them into explosive cocktails to commit mass murder ...
13.Aug.2006 Hezbollah 'will observe UN truce' Hezbollah's leader says his group will abide by a UN ceasefire plan to end fighting with Israel.
13.Aug.2006 Reid warns terror threat remains Home Secretary John Reid warns a terror threat remains as police continue to hold 23 people over an alleged plot.
13.Aug.2006 Muslim plea over foreign policy British Muslim groups write to Tony Blair calling for "urgent" changes to UK foreign policy to safeguard civilians.
13.Aug.2006 BA accuses Heathrow over delays British Airways says Heathrow Airport is not coping with the extra airport security measures.
13.Aug.2006 Guenter Grass was in Waffen-SS Nobel Prize-winning German novelist Guenter Grass admits he was recruited into the Waffen-SS.
13.Aug.2006 Army in China typhoon clear-up China mobilises more than 20,000 troops to help clear up after the most powerful typhoon to hit in 50 years.
13.Aug.2006 Police investigate mosque blaze Police are treating a fire at a mosque in Hampshire as suspicious and have promised to act swiftly.
13.Aug.2006 Disney proceeds with Gibson film Walt Disney goes ahead with the distribution of a Mel Gibson's next film, rebutting claims it would pull out.
13.Aug.2006 Air travel 'returning to normal' Airport operators say flights in Scotland have effectively returned to normal after an alleged plot to blow up jets.
13.Aug.2006 Blair urges 'immediate ceasefire' The prime minister calls for an immediate ceasefire after a resolution on the Middle East crisis is passed at the UN.
13.Aug.2006 Police quiz terror plot suspects Anti-terror police continue to question 22 people arrested over an alleged plot to blow up transatlantic jets.
13.Aug.2006 Israelis 'triple Lebanon force' Israel says it has tripled the number of its troops in south Lebanon, despite a UN vote backing a ceasefire plan.
13.Aug.2006 Terror fears in Walthamstow Walthamstow is tense after terror raids in the area saw a number of local men arrested.
13.Aug.2006 Weekend of travel woe Air passengers can expect flight delays to continue in coming days as new security measures remain in place at UK airports.
13.Aug.2006 UN vote backs Lebanon ceasefire The UN Security Council unanimously backs a resolution calling for a truce in Lebanon and Israel.
13.Aug.2006 Robot Balances on a Single Spherical Wheel - CmdrTaco 164 - dalangalma writes
"Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have developed a new kind of robot called the Ballbot that balances on a steel ball. Using a mechanism similar to a ball mouse, the Ballbot uses rollers to drive its single, spherical wheel and balance in place or glide around the room. The promise of such dynamically stable robots is that they can be much taller without having to have a wide base, making them much more suitable for working with humans. They are also much more agile, since they can be pushed out of the way easily without falling over. You can read the press release or check out the project's web page when it recovers from traffic."
13.Aug.2006 Reporters' Roundtable: Does real privacy still exist? AOL's unintended release of subscriber search log data this week makes the future of privacy less clear.
13.Aug.2006 AOL under the magnifying glass Video: AOL under the magnifying glass.
After this week's big security flub at AOL, the answer to the privacy question is a lot less clear. Tune in to a discussion between Elinor Mills, Declan McCullagh and Charlie Cooper on this week's edition of the CNET News.com Reporter's Roundtable.
13.Aug.2006 Wine super-sniffer modeled on insect 'noses' Blog: The nose of a worm may one day determine the nose of a fine wine.A group of Australian scientists are collaborating to build a...
13.Aug.2006 Liquid explosives threaten air travel Leave your water bottle behind if you're planning to fly anytime soon. And in London you can't bring an iPod either.
13.Aug.2006 Where to find the world's hottest start-ups Also: Nuclear power's green promise dulled by rising temps.
13.Aug.2006 Police state USA: Authorities ban water, books for air travelers (NewsTarget)
A plot to bring down planes between England and the USA using liquid-based explosives was uncovered Thursday + now many normal carry-on items have been completely banned from flights as a result of the terrorists' intention to use liquid explosives. Under the new counterterrorism...
13.Aug.2006 The London Terror Gang – sfux
01? Financial Sanctions
02? Chemical Mix
13.Aug.2006 "Peace Activists" with a Secret Agenda? - sfux Introduction & Part One:
Ramsey Clark from Attorney General to the IAC
Kevin Coogan - On
29.Sep.2001 -just a few weeks following the 11.Sep.2001 terrorist attack on the...
13.Aug.2006 Drahtzieher vereitelter Flugzeuganschläge identifiziert? - sfux Washington (AFP) -
Unter den fünf noch flüchtigen Verdächtigen der in Großbritannien vereitelten Serie von Anschlägen auf Passagierflugzeuge ist angeblich auch der Kopf der Gruppe. Der 29-jährige mutmaßliche Anführer Matiur Rehman habe fünf Jahre nach den Anschlägen vom 11. September einen "spektakulären Anschlag" geplant, berichtete der US-Fernsehsender ABC unter Berufung auf pakistanische Ermittler. Nach Angaben britischer und amerikanischer Behörden wollten die Täter im Handgepäck Sprengstoff...
13.Aug.2006 Video cameras on the lookout for terrorists - sfux NISKAYUNA, New York -
It sounds like something out of science fiction. Researchers at General Electric Co.'s sprawling research center, are creating new "smart video surveillance" systems that can detect explosives by recognizing the electromagnetic waves given off by objects, even under clothing.
13.Aug.2006 Headline News Anchor: ‘Might Some Argue That Lamont…Is The al Qaeda Candidate?’ - Think Progress -
Today on CNN Headline News, anchor Chuck Roberts discussed the impact of the foiled British terror plot with Hotline senior editor John Mercurio. Roberts asked Mercurio, “How does this factor into the Lieberman/Lamont contest? And might some argue, as some have, that Lamont is the al Qaeda candidate?” Watch it:
Vice President Cheney said some pretty outrageous things about the impact of Lamont’s victory on terrorists. But even Cheney didn’t call Lamont “the al Qaeda candidate” That’s a Chuck Roberts original. Digg It!
13.Aug.2006 U.N. deal reached on Mideast crisis. - Nico -
“France and the USA reached agreement on Friday on a draft resolution aimed at halting the bloodshed in Lebanon and Israel.” A Security Council vote is expected later today.
UPDATE: Israel launches ground offensive: “Israel began an expanded ground offensive today in southern Lebanon after expressing dissatisfaction over an emerging cease-fire deal, government officials said.”
UPDATE II: The U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday condemned Israel for “massive bombardment of Lebanese civilian populations” and “systematic” human rights violations + decided to send a commission to investigate. The resolution contained no mention of Hezbollah.
13.Aug.2006 Bush Officials Admit Playing Little Role In Foiling British Terror Plot - Think Progress -
Conservatives have “seized on the arrests of terrorism suspects in Britain yesterday to bolster a White House campaign to turn national security issues to their advantage.”
But as White House officials have admitted — and news reports have verified — the Bush administration apparently had little to do with foiling the potential “second September 11.”
Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff:
Well, we think the British succeeded in disrupting the plot. And there’s no question the focal point of the operational activity was in Britain. … Now we really took a lot of our cue from them because they had the boots on ground. They had the firsthand knowledge. [10Aug.2006]
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales:
Today’s announcement is a true testament to the hundreds of hours of patient work by British authorities . [Gonzales, 10.Aug.2006]
[Conservative lawmakers] largely praised the administration’s response, although it appeared British authorities had thwarted the plot with minimal involvement by the USA . [8/10/06]
CNN’s Suzanne Malveaux:
[W]e have learned that President Bush first learned about this developing terrorist plot on Sunday . That is when he had a video conference call with Prime Minister Blair. [8/10/06]
The actual White House record is nothing to brag about. The former 9/11 Commission gave the administration “dismal” grades on homeland security in its latest report card, including an “F” for failures to improve aviation security. Commissioner James Thompson, the former governor of Illinois, “warned in particular of the failure to protect against terrorists smuggling a bomb onboard a plane.”
13.Aug.2006 Sen. Clinton blasts Cheney. - Nico -
“I don’t take anything he says seriously anymore,” Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) said yesterday.
“I think that he has been a very counterproductive, even destructive, force in our country and I am very disheartened by the failure of leadership from the president and vice president.”
13.Aug.2006 9/11 Commissioner: Terror Plot Shows Danger of Putting ‘All Our Intelligence and Military Resources in Iraq’ - Judd -
This morning on CNN, former 9/11 commissioner Tim Roemer argued that the recent terror plot in Britain illustrated why we need to direct resources from Iraq to the global terrorist threat. Roemer said, “It’s very important that we don’t put all our intelligence and military resources in Iraq and take our eye off the ball in other places in the world.”
He also emphasized that “it’s very important that we capture Osama Bin Laden” because Bin Laden is producing “CNN quality tapes” and “communicating with hundreds of millions of potential jihadist and trying to get them to sign up.” Watch it:
It’s been four years, ten months and twenty-five days since President Bush pledged to capture Bin Laden “dead or alive.” Digg It! Full transcript:
ROEMER: We need to finish the job in Afghanistan. We need to capture Osama bin Laden. These are unfinished parts of the agenda. Afghanistan is backsliding. We are sending more NATO troops there. We are running into more problems in the south. More sorties are going on there then maybe even in Iraq and we’re having problems with the Tora Bora hills and trying to find Osama bin Laden and Zawahiri who seem very confident these days releasing their tapes and these are CNN studio quality tapes that they are putting out there these days communicating with hundreds of millions of potential jihadists and trying to get them to sign up.
O’BRIEN: You mention more problems potentially than Iraq, that’s a little bit of a quote of what you just said. Are you suggesting that maybe we should be withdrawing resources and money out of Iraq and putting it into capturing Osama bin Laden and in Afghanistan and other things? I mean at the end of the day, right, it comes down to ‘X’ number of dollars can be spent in certain things. Where do you put that money?
ROEMER: I don’t think you can cut and run from Afghanistan. I think you really have to finish the job there. We started out well. We did some things innovatively there with special operation forces and our CIA recruiting Muslim Americans to help. We did a great job there initially and now we’re seeing some backsliding and some lack of progress there + I think it’s very important to finish the job in Afghanistan. It’s very important that we don’t put all our intelligence and military resources in Iraq and take our eye off the ball in other places in the world and it’s very important that we capture Osama bin Laden and we are not letting him release a tape every few months trying to motivate and inspire and recruit new jihadists.
11.Aug.2006 August 11, 2006 - Think Progress - President Bush’s approval rating has “dropped to 33, matching his low in May,” according to an AP-Ipsos poll. The majority of people who voted for Bush in 2004 (57 percent) disapprove of the job he is doing.
Greenland’s icecap “is melting faster than ever before on record + the pace is speeding year by year,” new data shows. “The consequence is already evident in a small but ominous rise in sea levels around the world, a pace that is also accelerating.”
Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-CT) once called using national security issues for political purposes “just unacceptable and in my opinion un-American.” Yesterday he said that a timeline for Iraq redeployment (backed by 57 percent of Americans) “will be taken as a tremendous victory by the same people who wanted to blow up these planes in this plot hatched in England. It will strengthen them and they will strike again.”
Reps. Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Charlie Melancon (D-LA) have written to FEMA about a report that 94 percent of emergency housing trailers for Katrina victims “contain hazardous levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen.”
The GAO found almost 30 percent of State Department diplomats abroad are “ failing to speak and write the local language well enough to meet required levels .”
“ Iraq needs one to two years to rebuild its security forces ,” Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi said Thursday, contradicting a recent claim by Iraq’s President Jalal Talabani that they would be fully operational by the end of 2006.
“The Bush administration has illegally denied the public a chance to comment before approving the logging of woodlands damaged by fires or infestations,” a federal appeals court ruled yesterday.
Violence in genocidal Darfur is increasing. “The number of armed clashes during that period was twice as high as the number last year,” says Jan Pronk, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General to Sudan.
“Most states have shirked the law by failing to ensure that poor and minority students get their fair share of qualified teachers , a new analysis contends.”
And finally: Is Rummy getting ready for his close-up? Premier Magazine reports Donald Rumsfeld “hangs around movie sets — as in a recent visit to the Clint Eastwood-directed war epic ‘Flags of Our Fathers.’” “What was funny is that he stuck around for a while,” cast member Jesse Bradford said. “It’s like, ‘Don’t you have anything better to do? You’re supposed to be running the country.’”
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The London Plot Something is Rotten in the State of Denmark Anwaar Hussain, FountainheadA huge 'terror plot? has just been uncovered in London. "This was intended to be mass murder on an unimaginable scale" say the London Metropolitan police.
13.Aug.2006 This man should know... Rudy Giuliani: U.S. Will Get Hit Again
13.Aug.2006 Isreali ambassador caught lying through his teeth WhatReallyHappened.com
Isreali ambassador caught lying through his teeth In ISRAEL Watch Isreali Ambassador to the US, Daniel Ayalon, dodge the truth and squirm his way through this interview with Sam Husseini, from the Institute of Public Accuracy. Ayalon buries himself with his brazen arrogance and intransigence. Typical.
13.Aug.2006 Just Wonderin' -
Suburban Guerrilla Keeping a jaundiced eye on the corporate media. Just Wonderin’ By Susie on The Regime How does the ever-increasing number of homegrown terrorists (particularly in the land of our chief ally) make it look like the Bush national security policies are working? And how does that reflect on the “state-sponsored terrorism” theory?
13.Aug.2006 Why the Recent Airline Bombing Plot Was Most Likely Bogus -
Humint Events Online The 9/11 hijacking attacks were very likely facilitated by a rogue group within the US government that created an Islamic terrorist "Pearl Harbor" event as a catalyst for the military invasion of Middle Eastern countries. This weblog will explore the incredibly strange events of 9/11/01 + other issues of US government responsibility.
13.Aug.2006 American Jews and Israel -
Left I on the News A leftwing view of the day's news and the way it's presented in the media American Jews and Israel By Eli There's an interesting op-ed in today's San Jose Mercury News by Henri Picciotto, a Lebanese Jew now living in the USA and who is chairman of the board of Jewish Voices for Peace. He concludes:Jewish American leaders work
13.Aug.2006 MOSSAD: The Israeli Connection to 9/11 In 911
U.S. investigators and the controlled media have ignored a preponderance of evidence pointing to Israel's intelligence agency, the Mossad, being involved in the terror attacks of 9/11.
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Indian state bans Pepsi and Coke https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/indian-state-bans-pepsi-and-coke
US soldiers could be court-martialled https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/us-soldiers-could-be-court-martialled
9/11 Commission Chairmen Admit Whitewashing the Cause of the Attacks https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/911-commission-chairmen-admit-whitewashing-the-cause-of-the-attacks
40,000 U.S. Troops Have Deserted Since 2000 https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/40000-us-troops-have-deserted-since-2000
Detainee death: CIA officer testifies https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/detainee-death-cia-officer-testifies
The Hypocrisy of Corporate Wars https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/the-hypocrisy-of-corporate-wars
This draft shows who is running America?s policy? Israel https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/this-draft-shows-who-is-running-americas-policy-israel
Reuters admits altering Beirut photo https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/reuters-admits-altering-beirut-photo
911 Truth Movement: Focus or Die https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/911-truth-movement-focus-or-die
Dems Release Report Alleging White House Lawbreaking https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/dems-release-report-alleging-white-house-lawbreaking
Hackers crack new biometric passports https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/hackers-crack-new-biometric-passports
Iraqi civil war has already begun, U.S. troops say https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/iraqi-civil-war-has-already-begun-us-troops-say
Blood on his hands https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/blood-on-his-hands
Group of 9/11 widows ?question the veracity of the entire Commission?s report? https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/group-of-911-widows-question-the-veracity-of-the-entire-commission?€™s-report
The World?s Worst Internet Laws Sneaking Through the Senate https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/the-worlds-worst-internet-laws-sneaking-through-the-senate
US troops face ?war crimes? Claim https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/us-troops-face-war-crimes-claim
UW lecturer?s 9-11 truth media blitz panned https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/uw-lecturers-9-11-truth-media-blitz-panned
Guantanamo detainees may remain indefinitely: Gonzalez https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/guantanamo-detainees-may-remain-indefinitely-gonzalez
Clinton tells Rumsfeld to resign https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/clinton-tells-rumsfeld-to-resign
Tower block fire aids 9/11 debate https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/tower-block-fire-aids-911-debate
Bill would ban chip implantation in employees https://www.rinf.com/columnists/news/bill-would-ban-chip-implantation-in-employees
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13.Aug.2006 MI-5 in ludicrous Heathrow terror stunt
13.Aug.2006 Beck has a warning for Muslims "who have sat on [their] frickin' hands" and have not "lin[ed] up to shoot the bad Muslims in the head" In Religious Discrimination
10.Aug.2006 -On the- broadcast of his nationally syndicated radio program, Glenn Beck warned that "[t]he world is on the brink of WWIII." + that
"Muslims who have sat on your frickin' hands the whole time and have not been marching in the streets" will face dire consequences.
Beck made his comments toward Muslims who he claimed "have not been saying, 'Hey, you know what? There are good Muslims and bad Muslims.
We need to be the first ones in the recruitment office lining up to shoot the bad Muslims in the head.' "
He predicted that the result will be that "[h]uman beings are not strong enough, unfortunately, to restrain themselves from putting up razor wire + putting you on one side of it," adding that "when people become hungry, when people see that their way of life is on the edge of being over, they will put razor wire up and just based on the way you look or just based on your religion, they will round you up."
He concluded: "Is that wrong? Oh my gosh, it is Nazi, WWII. wrong, but society has proved it time and time again: It will happen."
From the August 10 broadcast of Premiere Radio Networks' The Glenn Beck Program :
BECK: And again + I told you before we ever went into Iraq we're not going in there for weapons of mass destruction. That's important and that's great and everything else.
We're going in there because Iran is the root of all evil over there. Iran is the root of all of the problems over there.
And that's why we were going in.
Well, Iran knows that + now that we are really deep in the battle - + everybody else might think - I mean, all these just imbeciles who are, "What are we doing over in Iraq?" Read. For the love of Pete, read. Open your eyes.
The world is on the brink of World War III. That's what we're doing over in Iraq. Now I'm not saying that we're in the best position in Iraq, I'm not saying I agree with necessarily the way we fought it in Iraq, but that's what we're doing in Iraq. And, we gotta stop -- I'm telling you, soon the time will come when they will drop 10 planes into the drink + if what I said is true + I hope it's not, what I said is true that Iran may not be stalling for time for the nuke. Iran may be ready to play their endgame. If that is indeed is true, when you see somebody drop 10 planes into the Atlantic, Iran is going to make its move. At the time Iran makes its move, they are going to move right through Iraq and they are going to move all the way to Israel. And the whole Middle East is going to be on fire.
And when that happens, the terrorists are going to bomb the oil fields. When that happens, when you see 10 planes go into the Atlantic Ocean + if Iran is ready, that's when they're going to make their move in the Middle East and that's the same time within two days that's when Venezuela will shut the oil down over here. And I'm telling you it's coming. And at that point, you know what happens? All you Muslims who have sat on your frickin' hands the whole time and have not been marching in the streets and have not been saying, "Hey, you know what? There are good Muslims and bad Muslims. We need to be the first ones in the recruitment office lining up to shoot the bad Muslims in the head." I'm telling you, with God as my witness, America is -- no I'm not going to make this an American thing -- human beings are not strong enough, unfortunately, to restrain themselves from putting up razor wire and putting you on one side of it. When things -- when people become hungry, when people see that their way of life is on the edge of being over, they will put razor wire up and just based on the way you look or just based on your religion, they will round you up. Is that wrong? Oh my gosh, it is Nazi, World War II wrong, but society has proved it time and time again: It will happen.
The time to solve these things is when there's somewhat reasonable people engaged. But once you cut our oil supply off, once you set the Middle East on fire + once you drop 10 planes into the Atlantic Ocean, the razor wire is coming. And our whole world looks different.
13.Aug.2006 US Court Finds We Have an Official Secrets Act By Michael on Law: Free Speech
Secrecy News has the scoop at Recipients of "Leaks" May Be Prosecuted, Court Rules.
Basically -- for the first time and I'd argue contrary to the First Amendment and legislative intent -- the a US court has held in US v. Rosen (the AIPAC case), that private citizens who have no contractual obligations to keep government secrets + no security clearances, can nonetheless be prosecuted under the Espionage Act for sharing classified information they receive.
Judge T.S. Ellis, III (ED Va - where else?) argues in his opinion that this ruling is but a narrow one since it requires that the private citizen know the information is classified and that release would be potentially detrimental to national security, intend to share it + do so knowing that this is illegal.
Seems to me that Nixon would have used this argument to prosecute newspapers for publishing the Pentagon papers; perhaps, given what we know now, they might have won on the merits, but surely the fear of jail (for Espionage ) would have acted as a substantial deterrent to that and other important publications.
Indeed, it's not hard to see this ruling as pushing us well down the slippery slope to a world in which in practice only Official Leaks, those giving the pro-administration side of a story will be published.
Don't look for the 4th Circuit, the most statist in the nation, to overturn this. But I'll bet even Scalia will vote to overturn it, as will the Supreme Court with at least six judges in the majority. Link
09.Aug.2006 9 Aug 2006 -Part Two] -
Refusing to Fight: an interview with Resister Kyle Snyder
Karen Button Those who have seen the recent documentary about U.S. GI resistance during the Vietnam war "Sir No Sir!" will understand the numerous parallels to growing resistance in today?s military and its solidarity with the civilian anti-war movement. From non-violent demonstrations and sit-ins to the radical actions of The Weather Underground, hundreds of thousands protested the Vietnam war for years. Finally, officials began leaking classified information. But, ultimately, it was the individual soldier refusing to participate any longer that brought the military machine to its knees. Fragging of superiors and outright refusal to follow combat orders became commonplace. Desertion and Absent Without Leave (AWOL) hit an all-time high; the Pentagon documented 1,500,000 during that time. About 100,000 of those active duty members went into exile + at least 90 percent of them fled, to Canada. Today, those precedents are being repeated.
Resistance to the U.S. occupation of Iraq (+, to some degree, Afghanistan) among its own military is growing rapidly + the Department of Defense teetering on the brink of recruitment crisis... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25612
Lebanon War Resonates in Iraq
Nicola Nasser, thepeoplesvoice.org ...The "Shiite" Hizbollah identifies more with the reportedly "Sunni" Iraqi national resistance and its Palestinian counterpart than with the reportedly "Shiite" collaboration with the U.S. occupation of Iraq (...) The Iraqi sectarian-led mass protests were politically hollow because they were not reinforced by either anti-occupation political or concrete moves on the ground. It was ironic to listen to the thousands of protesters sincerely chanting anti-American slogans and announcing their willingness "to go and fight in Lebanon" while the troops of the "American enemy" were a few meters away guarding against the protests spelling out of control against them and their Iraqi allies. Those slogans could have been more credible had just a few of the protesters dared to demand their leaders to overcome their sectarian loyalties and join their Sunni compatriots in resisting the foreign occupation. For example the Sadrist movement, the main leading force behind the protests, could have gained national credibility by at least quitting its five cabinet posts and the 30 seats it holds in the Iraqi parliament, which prop up al-Maliki government, whose spokesmen are day + night hailing the Americans as the liberators, allies + friends of the Iraqi people, thus prolonging the occupation...
The Right to Defend What ?
Robert.Thompson ...My conclusion is very simple, the Israelis have no right to defend their discriminatory "state", but they have the right to survive on condition of acting with justice towards all in habitants equally, which would meaan the end of their "Jewish state" to replace it by a democratic state. There remains the responsability of all politicians to do what is necessary + in the meantime, I beg them to stop saying thaat the Israelis have the right to do everything to "defend their state" in its present form... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25625
Missing the Story in Lebanon
KABOBfest ...If Israel-lovers don't like negative media coverage, they should get Israel to stop being the snotty, hyper-aggressive, settler-colonial, apartheid state it is. Given how criminal Israel's political history and policies are, media coverage in the US should be much more critical -- like the European press, for example. Everyone else in the world sees that it is wrong to occupy and oppress the Palestinians. However, Israel is largely saved from the proportionate criticism i t merits. Media here depend heavily on the US government for information + thus reflect its biases... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25623
Hezbollah Warns Arabs to Leave Haifa
KABOBfest Just as the diplomatic overtures between Hezbollah and Israel are sinking on the rotten (pro-Israel) foundations they were planted on + just as the Israeli cabinet decided to broaden the already broad offensive in Lebanon, Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah warned all Israeli Arabs to leave the port city of Haifa so the militant group could step up attacks without fear of shedding the blood of fellow Muslims. Haifa, the third-largest city in Israel, was alrea dy by Hezbollah's rocket attacks. The damage was nothing compared to Israel's in Lebanon of course.
Some estimate that up to 85% of Lebanon's infrastructure is gone... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25621
Mothers wail, ?What human would ever do this??
Dahr Jamail and Arkan Hamed About 55 percent of all casualties at the Beirut Government University Hospital are 15 or younger, hospital records show. "This is worse than during the Lebanese civil war," Bilal Masri, assistant director of the hospital, one of Beirut?s largest, told IPS. Not only are most of the patients children, but many of the injured are in serious condition, he said. "Now we have a 30 percent fatality rate here in Beirut. That means that 30 percent of everyone hit by Israeli bombs are dying. It is a catastrophe." The fatality rate was high, he said, "because the Israelis are using new kinds of bombs which can enter shelters. They are bombing the bomb shelters which are full of refugees"... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25619
Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Wednesday, 9 August 2006
Translated and/or compiled by Muhammad Abu Nasr, member, editorial board, the Free Arab Voice In a dispatch posted at 12:10pm Makkah time midday Wednesday, Mafkarat al-Islam reported that US occupation forces surrounded the city of al-Hadithah, about 220km west of Baghdad + its suburbs at dawn on Wednesday and began launching mass raids, searches + arrests in the city. The al-Hadithah correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam reported local eyewitnesses as saying that the US forces had closed all the city?s entrances and exits and close the roads inside the city in addition to imposing a curfew. The lock down affected not only al-Hadithah, but also the suburbs of al-Haqlaniyah and Barwanah. Eyewitnesses reported that at the time of reporting, American troops were raiding houses and making mass arrests... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25618
Israeli Gaza Commander: ?We Are Determined to Create Chaos?
John Dugard Heads HRC?s Fact-finding Mission to Palestinian Territories
Palestine Media Center ? PMC Ignoring international outcries for restraint and diplomacy, the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) were on Saturday advancing their reoccupation push into the Gaza Strip amid Palestinian, Arab and Islamic diplomatic efforts to stop the Israeli invasion, efforts that have been aborted so far by a US-led western diplomacy. "We are determined to create a professional chaos, to jump from one place, to emerge, to use this method or another, to leave the territory and enter it again after a while," Israel?s Gaza Division Commander Brigadier General Kochavi told Ynet on Friday, after a visit by the IOF Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Dan Halutz... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25617
Should some US media be tossed out of the Middle East?
Truth About Iraqis I just caught wind of a neat little report tugged into the midst of CNN's coverage of the "War in the Middle East". CNN's anchor Kyra Phillips introduced the report on why Hezbollah fights Israel by asking the audience whether it is based in a hatred of Jews or a turf war. The reader should be mindful here. Any opposition, any debate, any rejection of Israeli viewpoints will immediately incur charges of anti-Semitism. So, the report begins by reflecting on how Hezbollah wants Israel destroyed.
How Israel seeks "peaceful co-existence" with its neighbors, but the "other side" wants Israel's existence wiped out... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25616
Psychopaths Murder Children - You Pick Up The Tab
Joe Quinn, Signs of the Times Recently, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said: "I believe this is a war which is fought by all the Jews," the Israeli prime minister said in a conference call and webcast Monday. Let's face it,The State of Israel is fighting against the Iranians and the Syrians." What is clear is that Olmert, (and Sharon before him) Bush, Rice and the members of their respective political parties and their corporate friends have no problem with murdering innocent children.
But my question is: Do You? Does the ordinary American or Israeli Jew (or Israeli Christian or Arab) sanction the cold-blooded massacring of innocent people?... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25615
Israeli airforce bombs Lebanese funeral five times, killing 13
Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies Thirteen people were killed Tuesday evening in Al Ghazziya, Lebanon, while attending the mass funeral of the fifteen Lebanese people killed just the day before. Local sources reported that 1500 people were attending the funeral procession, praying and mourning, accompanying the fifteen coffins in a procession to the town's cemetery, when the missiles hit. The first missile dropped by Israeli warplanes hit a building quite near the procession, then, about thirty minutes later, four more missiles were dropped among the mourners, killing 13 + wounding 18,
according to local hospitals + Mayor Mohammed Ghaddar... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25614
The height of American stupidity, LIVE on FOX
Wake up from your slumber "[Arabs] have made up a lot of stories. I don?t think Israel is really bombing Lebanon. I think it?s faulty construction that?s causing these buildings to fall." Each time I think I've heard everything, FOX news proves me wrong. It's hard to tell, though, whether members of FOX's audience get this stupid from watching their program or are just born this way... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25611
Military says 15 Israeli soldiers killed
AP Fifteen Israeli soldiers were killed in a single day of fighting Wednesday, the military said, the highest one-day total in the
Israel-Hezbollah conflict. The military said 38 soldiers were wounded in battles across south Lebanon. Israel TV said some of the dead and wounded were reservists + the others were from the standing army. Many of the details, including the names of the dead soldiers, were not immediately released... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25628
Spielberg group to donate $1M for Israel
The Associated Press A foundation created by filmmaker Steven Spielberg will donate $1 million to relief efforts in Israel as it battles with Hezbollah. The Righteous Persons Foundation will make an initial contribution of $250,000 to the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles Israel Crisis Fund. The foundation, spokesman Marvin Levy said Tuesday, will then follow up with gifts to the New Israel Fund and other organizations that are providing relief to those evacuated from north ern Israel... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25610
THE FORGOTTEN VICTIMS OF ISRAELI TERROR
DesertPeace As the war rages on in Lebanon, the 'other' victims are being forgotten. The hostilities by the Israeli army have not let up in Gaza at all since the bombings on Lebanon began. These 'forgotten' victims of Israeli terror must not be forgotten... their plight must be known and their struggle for freedom must be supported. The zionists are crying that citizens from the north are being forced to leave their homes. This is true.... BUT.. in most cases they will have homes to return to when the hostilities stop.
This is not true of the Palestinians in Gaza... their homes are being destroyed, they are without electricity, water, sufficient food or medication... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25609
The Grave Consequences of Supporting War in Lebanon
Scott Ritter With Israel waging an all-out war against the forces of Hezbollah + the death toll in terms of civilian casualties mounting on a daily basis, the question of a diplomatic resolution to the crisis takes on an urgency that is being felt around the world. Everywhere, it seems, except in Israel and the USA. One should not be fooled by the "false" diplomacy being waged by the USA, fronted by Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice and the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton. The draft Security Council resolution co-sponsored between the USA and France is but a tragic farce, a smoke screen designed to unilaterally protect Israeli interests at the expense of all others that is so transparent no Arab nation takes it seriously (it has been rejected outright by Lebanon, Syria and Hezbollah). https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25608
Fox Military Analyst on Syria: ?We Can Talk To Them When We Line Them Up and Kill Them?
Think Progress With the Bush administration refusing to hold direct talks with Syria, Col. David Hunt, military analyst for Fox News, appeared on Hannity & Colmes last night to offer some advice to the president: "I think we can talk to them when we line them up and kill them." Stating that "the only reason to talk to some of these guys is to just do that," Hunt went on to argue that America should "absolutely, 100 percent" seek regime change in both Syria and Iran if they?re "not going to cooperate." Watch it... https://www.uruknet.info/?p=25607
13.Aug.2006 LIQUID TERROR: Training People To Act Like Subservient Slaves - Paul Joseph Watson- Terrorists planned to mix liquids so why are they all being poured into airport bins? Steve
11.Aug.2006 CNN's Amanpour Links 9/11 Truthers With Sky Terrorists - Paul Joseph Watson - Says Muslims, "succumbing to the conspiracy theories" Paul Joseph Watson/Prison Planet.com
13.Aug.2006 Where We Stand
In response to a serious terrorist threat to international aviation security, the Secretary of Homeland Security has elevated the Homeland Security Advisory System Threat Condition to Severe, or Red, for all commercial flights from the United Kingdom to the USA + to High, or Orange, ...
13.Aug.2006 Agent infiltrated terror cell, U.S. says WASHINGTON (CNN)
Terrorists were in the "final stages" of a plot to simultaneously blow up as many as 10 jets leaving Britain for the U.S., sending the planes + thousands of passengers into the Atlantic Ocean, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said Thursday. British ...
13.Aug.2006 British Authorities Say Plot to Blow Up Airliners Was Foiled At least 24 people, said to be mainly British-born Muslims some of Pakistani descent, were arrested.
13.Aug.2006 AOL's disturbing glimpse into users' lives
AOL's publication of the search histories of more than 650,000 of its users has yielded more than just one of the year's bigger privacy scandals.
The 21 million search queries also have exposed an innumerable number of life stories ranging from the mundane to the illicit and bizarre.
13.Aug.2006 The Guns Of August
Two full-blown crises, in Lebanon and Iraq, are merging into a single emergency. A chain reaction could spread quickly almost anywhere between Cairo + Bombay.
Turkey is talking openly of invading northern Iraq to deal with Kurdish terrorists based there. Syria could easily get pulled into the ...
13.Aug.2006 US drug czar John Walters claims that drug tests are not invasions of privacy and wants them mandatory in public schools - SN US drug czar wants mandatory drug tests in schools
13.Aug.2006 Indonesia executions put on hold The execution of three Indonesian Christians for attacking Muslims is delayed until after independence day.
13.Aug.2006 US hunt for UK terror plot links Investigators in the US are following leads from the UK to check for domestic links to a plot to blow up airplanes.
13.Aug.2006 EU to hold talks on UK jet 'plot' EU to hold a meeting of aviation and security experts next week on the suspected UK planes terror plot.
13.Aug.2006 UN rights body backs Israel probe The UN Human Rights Council votes for an inquiry into Israeli actions in Lebanon but omits mention of Hezbollah.
13.Aug.2006 Pakistan arrests in UK bomb plot Pakistan has named one of two British men arrested over an alleged UK plot to blow up planes to the US.
13.Aug.2006 Markets steady after bomb alert World markets steady in the aftermath of UK police disrupting a plot to blow up transatlantic jets.
13.Aug.2006 Greenland melt 'speeding up' Greenland's ice sheet is melting three times faster than two years ago, according to satellite data.
13.Aug.2006 Global warming hits Glorious 12th The opening day of the grouse-shooting season suffers from a fall in bird stocks blamed on global warming.
13.Aug.2006 Wal-Mart boss sentenced for theft Ex-Wal-Mart vice-chairman Tom Coughlin is sentenced to 27 months of home confinement for stealing from the group.
13.Aug.2006 Reid says Prescott not sidelined Home Secretary John Reid moves to scotch claims that John Prescott has been sidelined in anti-terror talks.
13.Aug.2006 Anti-war march set for Edinburgh A march protesting about the conflict in Lebanon is to take place in Edinburgh on Saturday.
13.Aug.2006 Cabin baggage ban hits musicians Russian musicians returning from London face an overland journey because of the UK cabin baggage ban on planes.
13.Aug.2006 'Fewer delays' as alert remains Passenger flights show signs of returning to normal after the nation's high-security alert, airport bosses say.
13.Aug.2006 Official warning on Windows bugs The US Department of Homeland security has issued a warning about a flaw found in Microsoft's Windows.
13.Aug.2006 Blair upbeat about UN resolution Tony Blair hopes for a UN deal over the Middle East crisis as MPs increase demands for Parliament's recall.
13.Aug.2006 Foreign nurse clampdown comes in Restrictions on international nurse recruitment are set to come into force in the NHS in England on Monday.
13.Aug.2006 NHS drug error 'crackdown' urged Hospitals have been told to do more to cut out medication errors after figures showed 40,000 are made each year.
13.Aug.2006 Health experts' heatwave warning The UK must be better prepared for the health impact of heatwaves as climate change means more will occur, experts say.
13.Aug.2006 Glaxo pays $70m in price row GlaxoSmithKline agrees to pay out $70m to settle numerous US lawsuits alleging that it inflated prices of its drugs.
13.Aug.2006 Bomb Threat Posed by Pants, Belts Shampoo and hair gel are banned from airplanes, but experts say bombers can waltz past security while salami sets off false alarms.
13.Aug.2006 FAQ: AOL's Search Gaffe and You Searching the web can be hazardous to your privacy. Here's how to protect yourself from the worst risks.
13.Aug.2006 MIT's Energy 'Manhattan Project' The university is spearheading an ambitious effort to develop a raft of green technologies, including laptop-powered hybrids and plasma-charged turbo engines.
13.Aug.2006 Chipped Passports Coming Monday Scorned by privacy groups but embraced by the State Department, the new "smart" documents soon will land in the hands of U.S. citizens.
13.Aug.2006 Lifelong Effects of Cybersex Sex that happens in cyberspace does not stay in cyberspace. It's part of our overall sexual development. Commentary by Regina Lynn.
13.Aug.2006 Foiling the Would-Be Hijacker Developing an aircraft that is hijack-proof is the goal of an ambitious program now under way in Europe.
If everything goes as planned, a system could be in place by the end of the decade.
13.Aug.2006 Did AOL Put Your Id Online? Find out how to fight back if you find yourself in a compromising position as a result of the massive security breach.
13.Aug.2006 Censured for Censorship in China - CmdrTaco 127 -Dwarg writes "On
10.Aug.2006 [Human Rights Watch], headquartered in New York, came out with a report criticizing the three companies for their role helping to censor the Internet in China. The report is particularly damning of Yahoo, which Human Rights Watch says censors its Chinese site far more vigorously than either Google or Microsoft."
13.Aug.2006 Windows' Patchguard Hinders Security Vendors - CowboyNeal 177 - eldavojohn writes
"Windows' PatchGuard seems to be upsetting third party security vendors such as Symantec, Sana Security and Agnitum. It sounds like the 'black hats' will be able to bypass this security feature (which will be in all copies of Vista) but force security software companies to give up developing software for Windows. From the article: 'PatchGuard will make it harder for third parties, particularly host intrusion-prevention software, to function in Vista,' said Yankee Group analyst Andrew Jaquith. 'Third parties have two choices: continue to petition Microsoft to create an approved kernel-hooking interface so products like theirs can work, or use "black hat" techniques to bypass the restrictions.' Apparently, using these techniques is not a difficult trick."
13.Aug.2006 Making the World's Fastest Kayak - CowboyNeal 127 -bart_scriv writes
"BusinessWeek looks at the world's fastest kayak, which floats over the water rather than nosing through waves like more typical boats. Named 'Little Wing' for the fore and aft wings that add stability, the kayak is the creation of Ted Warren. An MIT-educated engineer, Warren 'played around for three years with 3-D wire mesh designs on his PC, crunching the numbers for speed and stability, then started building actual models to test in the waters near his Massachusetts home.'"
13.Aug.2006 Contagious Cancer Found in Dogs - CowboyNeal 268+ - Dan East writes
"Scientists in England have gathered definitive evidence that a kind of cancer in dogs, known as Sticker's sarcoma, is contagious. It is spread by tumor cells getting passed from dog to dog through sex or from animals biting or licking each other. Robin Weiss and his colleagues did genetic studies on the tumor cells from 40 dogs with Sticker's sarcoma, collected from five continents, which showed that all the tumor cells are clones of each other. The parent cell probably arose in a domesticated dog of Asian origin — perhaps a husky — hundreds of years ago + perhaps more than 1,000 years ago. A similarly transmissible cancer has recently been discovered spreading through populations of Tasmanian devils."
13.Aug.2006 ACLU, EFF, & Others Fight RIAA for Debbie Foster - CowboyNeal 258+ - NewYorkCountryLawyer writes
"In a landmark legal document, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the American Civil Liberties Union, Public Citizen, the ACLU of Oklahoma Foundation + the American Association of Law Libraries have submitted an amicus curiae brief in support of the motion for attorneys fees that has been made by Deborah Foster in Capitol Records v. Debbie Foster, in federal court in Oklahoma. This brief is mandatory reading for every person who is interested in the RIAA litigation campaign against consumers."
13.Aug.2006 How the IBM PC Changed the World - CowboyNeal 208+ - Sabah Arif writes "On
12.Aug.1981 IBM released the IBM PC 5150. In less than two years, IBM had created a computer that would not only change IBM, but the entire world, mostly because it did not follow IBM tradition. It used an outside microprocessor (instead of the nascent IBM 801), operating system and software. Low End Mac recounts the birth of the IBM PC 5150."
13.Aug.2006 Cray Wins $52 Million Supercomputer Contract - CowboyNeal 60+ - The Interfacer writes
"Cray and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science announced that Cray has won the contract to install a next-generation supercomputer at the DOE's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC). The systems and multi-year services contract, valued at over $52 million, includes delivery of a Cray massively parallel processor supercomputer, code-named 'Hood.'"
13.Aug.2006 Charter Flight Websites / Services? - Cliff 318+ -X86Daddy asks:
"TSA's latest announcement banning all fluids (toothpaste even) from carry-on luggage is the icing on a very sour cake. Many passengers are growing tired of the invasive security screenings, the increasing prices, lost and stolen luggage + the decreasing quality of service with commercial flights in the USA. However, given the geographical size of this country and the lack of rail options, flight remains the only practical method of travel for most destinations. Can anyone suggest alternative flight services? Are there websites that connect Cessna or other small scale air charter services with interested passengers? I've found CharterX and CharterHub but they seem more geared toward executives looking for jets. Does anyone have experience traveling this way? Is the price point a lot higher, making this a dumb idea (just resign myself to buying toiletries at every destination and prepare for the mandatory anal probes in '07)?"
13.Aug.2006 Reinhard Gehlen + US Intelligence Roosevelt's plan died with him ( 1945 ). As OSS station chief in Berlin, Dulles negotiated ... under the command of General Sikes + SS General Burckhardt. www.tenc.net/docs/gehlen2-a.htm 13.Aug.2006 Libanon: Ab Montag, 6 Uhr, sollen Israels Waffen schweigen
13.Aug.2006 Steuer- Mehreinnahmen: Tauziehen um unerwarteten Geldsegen
13.Aug.2006 Nahost: Libanon akzeptiert Uno- Resolution zur Waffenruhe
13.Aug.2006 SS- Vergangenheit: Grass' Geständnis entzweit die Intellektuellen
13.Aug.2006 Terror- Plot von London: Behörden prüfen Kontakte nach Deutschland
13.Aug.2006 Libanon- Resolution: Frieden auf dem Flugblatt
13.Aug.2006 Verschobener Quartalsbericht: Nasdaq rügt Apple
12.Aug.2006 Busheviks Wanted to Cut Money to Protect Us from Liquid Explosives-- A BuzzFlash News Analysis (You Can Add Your - After Free Registration.)
Harry Reid is Getting the Proactive Message that Bush and Cheney are Unsafe for Americans: "Senate Democratic leaders on Friday accused Vice President Dick Cheney of playing politics with terrorism."
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12.Aug.2006 Four Alarm Bushevik Betrayal of America in Light of Latest Terrorist Reign of Fear: "While the British terror suspects were hatching their plot, the Bush administration was quietly seeking permission to divert $6 million that was supposed to be spent this year developing new homeland explosives detection technology." The Lives of Americans are at Heightened Risk as Long as the Bush Administration Remains in Power.
12.Aug.2006 God, the Bushies are so transparent in their naked abuse of terror attempts: "White House officials said Friday that the fallout from the discovery of the British bombing plot could help the administration advance its agenda in Congress. The officials cited in particular battles over supervising the program of eavesdropping without warrants and how to try detainees held at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba." And Don't Forget That They Want to be Retroactively Protected Against War Crime Trials and Convictions.
12.Aug.2006 Bush Fails America on National Security: NYT, "Focused on 9/11, U.S. Is Seen to Lag on New Threats" 8/13
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12.Aug.2006 Libanon- Resolution: Hisbollah will Waffenstillstand akzeptieren
12.Aug.2006 Terror- Plot von London: Behörden prüfen Kontakte nach Deutschland
12.Aug.2006 Libanon- Resolution: Frieden nur auf dem Papier
12.Aug.2006 posen des terrors – HTML-Version Kate Burgener NCGS_3 / 05. 0. Analyse und Kritik. medialer Inszenierungen. Kate Burgener. DIPLOMPROJEKT. NDS Cultural & Gender Studies in ...
13.Jul.1964 The Nation, - Letters Culbreth Sudler , Jr... ...Perhaps a "Standard Oil Army" fighting China for the right ito deliver oil to the "lamps" ifbat no longer 'exist. www.nationarchive.com/Summaries/v199i0001_02.htm
12.Aug.2006 Hungerstreik: "Peace Mom" im Krankenhaus
12.Aug.2006 Vogelgrippe: 17- Jähriger in Indonesien erkrankt
12.Aug.2006 Antisemitische Ausfälle: Kirk Douglas empfiehlt Gibson spirituelle Beratung
12.Aug.2006 Echo auf Grass' SS- Vergangenheit: "Ende einer moralischen Instanz"
12.Aug.2006 Klein- Pakistan in London: Wut in der Terrorzone
12.Aug.2006 Sri Lanka: Schwere Gefechte zwischen Armee und Extremisten
12.Aug.2006 Flugzeugattacken: Mastermind auf der Flucht
12.Aug.2006 Libanon: Kämpfen bis zum Schluss
12.Aug.2006 Terror- Verdächtige: Innenministerium spricht von Verbindung nach Deutschland
12.Aug.2006 Meteoriteneinschlag: Forscher auf den Spuren der Apokalypse
12.Aug.2006 Nahost- Krieg: Die Uno- Resolution im Überblick
12.Aug.2006 Raumfahrt: Frankreich schießt Militärsatelliten ins All
12.Aug.2006 Klimaerwärmung: Eisdecke Grönlands schmilzt schneller
12.Aug.2006 Londoner Terrorkomplott: Al- Qaida soll Schlüsselfigur ausgebildet haben
12.Aug.2006 Terrorismus: Schönbohm erwägt Verbot von Handgepäck in Flugzeugen
12.Aug.2006 Krieg im Nahen Osten: Resolution beschlossen, Bodenoffensive ausgeweitet
12.Aug.2006 Libanon- Krieg: Sicherheitsrat verabschiedet Resolution - Israel marschiert
12.Aug.2006 The Liquid Terrorists and Our Fear-Mongering Governments Source: XML Neal's Workshop
Per the Irish Examiner, "Terror plot chaos - Police foil plan to blow up 10 airlines" (Excerpts below in blockquote have been numbered for easy reference):
12.Aug.2006 Whatever that means. Got a taste for hyperbole?
 Stringent new security measures were imposed at all British airports yesterday, causing widespread chaos.
What's the solution to stopping a terrorist plot? Tell travelers they have to throw away their toothpaste and shampoo. Induce panic at the airport. Stoke the fires of fear.
And that's what  -  are all about: fear. Our governments are nothing but fear-mongers. They feed on the fear of the masses. Why? Because without fear, governments would cease to exist.
I'm tired of it. Aren't you?
Griffin says it took nearly two years for him to reach the conclusion that elements within the U.S. government orchestrated the "terrorist" attacks on New York and the Pentagon. According to the new book's preface, Griffin was originally working on a history of 9/11 and "blowback" -- the theory that American imperial actions produce hatred for the USA as well as violence against Americans.
But some of his fellow professors were investigating a far more controversial theory -- that the "terrorists" themselves could be found in Washington, not a cave in Afghanistan.
Griffin writes that he only began to reject the official 9/11 conspiracy after studying a disturbing timeline of 9/11 events compiled from newspapers, wire service articles and television news.
Christian Faith and the Truth behind 9/11, A Call to Reflection and Action" is the new book by theologian David Ray Griffin.
Like his previous underground bestseller, "The New Pearl Harbor," Griffin's latest book explores the cover-ups and myths of 11.Sep.2001.
But this time, the retired professor of theology demands that Christians rise up and confront the evildoers just as Jesus and his followers fought the Roman Empire.
The Presbyterian Publishing Company says the book should energize Christians to fight the wicked ones who control the USA:
"Drawing a parallel between the Roman Empire of antiquity and the American Empire of today, he applies Jesus' teachings to the current political administration + he explores how Christian churches, as a community intending to be an incarnation of the divine, can and should respond
"A Scottish MP last night quit the government in protest at Tony Blair's handling of the Middle East crisis, amid warnings from ministers that the Prime Minister's continuing support for American foreign policy could cost him his job," the Scotsman reported this morning.
"Jim Sheridan, Labour MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, became the first to resign from a government post over the war. He quit as parliamentary private secretary to the Ministry of Defense, saying he could no longer accept that Scottish airports were being used to refuel USA planes carrying arms to Israel."
The newspaper made it crystal clear that Blair had mere days left in power, with some 150 members of parliament demanding Blair's enemy Jack Straw call the politicians back to London, even though they're on summer break:
"His resignation came as ministers furious at Mr Blair's handling of the crisis said they would push for an emergency recall of parliament in a maneuver they hoped would trigger the Prime Minister's downfall."
Unlike the theoretical "massacre" of the theoretical terror plot that will soon be exposed in the courts as another make-believe scheme, actual massacres continue uninterrupted in Iraq, Afghanistan and Lebanon.
At least 2,000 Iraqis were slaughtered in July alone, most in Sunni vs. Shiite violence that has exploded under the U.S. occupation. Baghdad continues to be the capital of death, but the bloodshed happens everywhere, every day, all the time. Today in Najaf, another religious shrine was blown up, leaving at least 35 dead and another 100 hurt.
Morons and Patsies
If the suspected terrorists are anything like the amateur morons arrested recently in Toronto, London and Florida, the "terror plot" will eventually be revealed to be nothing more than idiot fantasies encouraged by the usual intelligence agents.
While Muslim nations will continue be bombed by the USA + Britain, travelers are stranded all over the Western World + England's beleaguered Pakistanis can expect a new round of bogus terror raids, constant police harassment and attacks by neo-fascist skinheads, Bush and Blair can expect a solid boost for their bloodstained political parties.
The only other beneficiaries of today's insanity are the "homeland security" and private-army industries, the defense contractors and the personal-hygiene business -- having taken our corkscrews, pocket knives and fingernail clippers, airport goons are now seizing shampoo, deodorant, hair gel, toothpaste and pretty much everything else in your toiletries kit.
Not that you can even have a carry-on with your toothpaste and other essentials. As of today, British airports have banned all carry-ons.
Miserable passengers have been photographed standing around with nothing more than a clear plastic baggie holding their tickets and passports.
It's the world of the future + it sucks. Permalink
The alleged U.K. terror plot has been investigated for months by British intelligence + the idea that the airliner attacks were planned for today seems to be nothing more than political fabrication and media hysteria.
Tony Blair and George W. Bush even planned the terror freakout in a series of phone calls that began last Friday and continued through the weekend.
Blair + Bush put the finishing touches on their diabolical operation in a phone call early Wednesday, the Associated Press revealed today.
That's right: While millions of travelers are going through absolute hell today because of the sudden terror "news," it was last week when the U.S. president + U.K. prime minister began their cold calculations on how to get the maximum political benefit from the months-old investigation.
"U.S. President George W. Bush seized on a foiled London airline bomb plot to hammer unnamed critics he accused of having all but forgotten the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks," AFP noted this afternoon.
"Weighed down by the unpopular war in Iraq, Bush + his aides have tried to shift the national political debate from that conflict to the broader + more popular global war on terrorism ahead of
07.Nov.2006 congressional elections."
12.Aug.2006 https://rigint.blogspot.com/ In his resignation speech, Lewis said:
The most outrageous thing of all, which disturbs me most about the information which has come in to my office is not the matter of paedophiles in South Australia's parliament but what appears to be the related + organised activities of those paedophiles in high public office—that is, the judiciary, the senior ranks of human services portfolios, some police + MPs, across the nation, especially within the ranks of the Labor Party....
Paedophiles of the kind to which I am referring here are the most gracious + beguiling of people in the community + are able to manipulate the opinions of others and attract their favourable attentions more effectively than most. It is not surprising that we find them in the jobs and roles of leadership.
Their guile and cunning enable them to conceive of ways to organise their activities so that they are almost impossible to prevent, detect and prosecute.
Since the days of laundering Southeast Asian drug money through such shells as the Nugan Hand bank, Australia has been a significant hub in the global nexus of organized crime + intelligence, supporting a national class of elites whose allegiance is not to the nation state and whose morality is unbound by law. On the single occasion Australia's blind allegiance - almost literally blind, with respect to the NSA's installation at Pine Gap - was challenged, during the government of Gough Whitlam, the CIA helped engineer Whitlam's fall. Australia is that important.
12.Aug.2006 https://rigint.blogspot.com/ Last night on the RI forum, "sunny" wondered "So, if the plot was foiled , why was the terror alert raised ? That in itself tells me everything I need to know."
Let one happen, stop the rest. Should we to be grateful then that, for whatever reason, they stop some?
12.Aug.2006 https://rigint.blogspot.com/ The mass murder never was + the unimaginable scale was imagined more than ten years ago + given the name Project Bojinka. Substitute the Pacific for the Atlantic + toss in the assassination of the Pope and the crashing of a plane into CIA headquarters for good measure + you have a thwarted operation that's earned its exclamation point.
But 2006 isn't 1995 + today citizens of the great crusader nations must be reminded, repeatedly + at the pleasure of their minders, just how vulnerable they are + therefore dependent upon the dark mills of empire that intentionally exacerbate those same vulnerabilities.
12.Aug.2006 https://rigint.blogspot.com/ Some brief thoughts on the latest mass-induced near-death experience.
The crawl on MSNBC Thursday night read Terror in the Sky: Mass Murder on an Unimaginable Scale! Well, no; and I mean no to everything.
There is no terror in the sky , unless you're Iraqi or Lebanese, or reside in northern Israel or any of the world's other free-fire zones and might expect to see death fall from it.
Or unless we can include the sky itself, churning with strange weather and unwholesome artifacts + a sun that now seems to burn an alien white. Because if we look up, we may just catch our breath.
12.Aug.2006 Terra! Terra! Terra! The alleged U.K. terror plot has been investigated for months by British intelligence + the idea that the airliner attacks were planned for today seems to be nothing more than political fabrication and media hysteria. Booga booga!
The Nazis' organization, discipline and financial backing from wealthy industrialists, who feared Communism, soon made them a force with which to contend.
Many upper-class Germans feared loss of power and property would be a result of the newly formed democratic government, which they suspected might levy taxes in order to redistribute wealth.
The farmers, middle and laboring classes were attracted to the promise of social reform, which they believed was badly needed after the excesses and moral lassitude of the Roaring Twenties.
Powerless people responded to their ideas of national superiority and strength.
The military supported Hitler's ideas of discipline, order and increased funding through rearmament.
00.Oct.2001 Osama bin Laden, (quoted in NewsMax.com 01.Feb.2002 ) "I tell you, freedom and human rights in America are doomed. The U.S. government will lead the American people + the West in general, into an unbearable hell and a choking life."
An article in a leading Norwegian newspaper last weekend lambasted Israel and Judaism and said Israel has lost its right to exist in its present form.
Entitled "God's Chosen People," the article by author Jostein Gaarder in Aftenposten is raising a storm in Norway. Gaarder, author of the book "Sophie's World," links the Israel Defense Forces' acts in Lebanon to Jewish history and foresees the coming dismantling of the state as it exists today, with the Jews becoming refugees.
In an interview with Haaretz Gaarder said Thursday that he was misunderstood. "As John Kennedy declared in Germany 'I am a Berliner' ¬ I say now 'I am a Jew,'" he said.
He writes that the first Zionist terrorists started operating in the days of Jesus.
Speaking to Haaretz on Tuesday, a day before he stopped talking to the media, Gaarder said he was misunderstood and emphasized that he is a friend of Israel and the Jews.
"I think what Hezbollah is doing is terrible," he said, adding that he supports Israel's right to exist as a national homeland for the Jews since 1948.
Gaarder said he does not question Israel's right to exist, "but not as an apartheid state." He said he could understand how his article could be interpreted as "anti-Jewish" and admitted that if he were to rewrite it, he would change a few things.
He is aware he has hurt the Jews in Norway, he said, adding that he would make sure the article is not translated into other languages. However, Gaarder refused to retract publicly his main theme.
Aftenposten's political editor Harald Stanghelle said he saw no problem publishing Gaarder's article.
"Of course I don't agree with what he says," he said. "But an open debate on the issue is better than a covert one.
"Gaarder's voice is important in the Norwegian discourse and it was right to publish the article," he said.
Meanwhile, the furor over Gaarder's article coincides with a series of anti-Semitic incidents in Norway, including the desecration of an Oslo Synagogue and cemeteries and the assault and battery of a skullcap-wearing youngster.
Quotes from article were taken from an unofficial translation.
05.Aug.2006 Jostein Gaarder's article: Translation of Jostein Gaarder's article in Aftenposten, Translation source: Aftenposten GOD'S CHOSEN PEOPLE
LOS ATAUDES NO SE QUEMAN: SE RECICLAN
La Voz de Bragado de hoy publica una nota sobre restos de ataúdes aparecidos en Comodoro Py, con datos aportados por concejales que tienen interés en "tumbar" al Secretario de Gobierno, Dr. Rafael Acuña, y que fue adelantado en los foros de este Bloc de Bragado Virtual.
Lo real es que la información es incorrecta. Los ataúdes no se queman: SE RECICLAN.