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Aug 18 23:18

THE SECRET OF CHINA'S MIRACLE ECONOMY: THE GOVERNMENT OWNS THE BANKS RATHER THAN THE REVERSE

To the extent that China's stimulus plan is working better than in the U.S. and the U.K., this seems to be because the government is using the banks for public ends, rather than allowing the banks to use the government for private ends.

The Chinese solution to a failed banking system would be to nationalize the banks themselves, not just their bad debts. If the U.S. were to adopt that approach, we the people would actually get something of value for our investment -- a stable and accountable banking system that belongs to the people.

Aug 18 23:06

You Want Change? Ya Got It Now! Communism.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009
You Want Change?
Well Ya Got It Now!
Communism...
As defined by Merriam-Webster.com
1a: a theory advocating elimination of private property
b: a system in which goods are owned in common and are available to all as needed
2 capitalized a: a doctrine based on revolutionary Marxian socialism and Marxism-Leninism that was the official ideology of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
b: a totalitarian system of government in which a single authoritarian party controls state-owned means of production
c: a final stage of society in Marxist theory in which the state has withered away and economic goods are distributed equitably
[Obama Image: Communist]

Aug 18 22:02

The Dark Implications of Nanothermate in WTC Dust - Unlikely Heroes Explain

The dark implications of the active thermitic material discovered the all WTC dust samples are that there was indeed a conspiracy - a cabal of murderous conniving manipulators who thought they could murder 3,000 people on 911 then let all the police, firemen and other first responders die from the toxic remains of the pyroclastic cloud.

Aug 18 21:53

When the FBI is run by Capone himself...

This is not kind...

Aug 18 19:49

Green Tea Shown to Fight Colds, Flu and Even Cancer

A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition looked at the effect of green tea on health during the flu season. The study followed 118 healthy adults for three months during flu season; the participants ingested a capsule twice per day. The capsule was either decaffeinated green tea extract, which contained a standardized amount of the two immune-activating plant components found in green tea - L-theanine and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG); or a placebo.

Aug 18 19:40

Odd exchange - "Heil Hitler"

"Israeli" claiming to be here in the US 21 years who seems to love socialized medicine because it was in socialist Israel. Woman says "Heil Hitler." Woman appears to be wearing a pro-Israel shirt and utters a neoconish statement. Two guys move in defensively. "Israeli" calms down and changes topic to Obama. What just happened here?

Aug 18 19:25

Freedom of Speech Needs Somebody to Lean on...Rerun

What's the first Amendment without the second Amendment?

Aug 18 19:19

50 Top U.S. War Criminals

These are men and women who helped to launch wars of aggression or who have been complicit in lesser war crimes. These are not the lowest-ranking employees or troops who managed to stray from official criminal policies. These are the makers of those policies.

Aug 18 19:17

An Avalanche of Insider Stock Selling

Over the last two weeks corporate insiders have dumped over $2.1 billion in stock vs. $73.1 million in buys. I'm not sure I've ever seen the ratio of insider sells vs. buys this skewed toward officers and directors looking for the exit door. Talk about the captain jumping into the lifeboat and speeding away before the ship sinks....

Aug 18 19:12

For Liberty: How the Ron Paul Revolution Watered the Withered Tree of Liberty

For Liberty: How the Ron Paul Revolution Watered the Withered Tree of Liberty follows this historic campaign from the perspective of grassroots activists, and showcases the unique, often bizarre, yet groundbreaking projects they undertook as they brushed aside traditional campaign methodology.

For Liberty is currently in production and scheduled for a mid-September, 2009 release on 16:9 widescreen DVD.

Aug 18 19:10

Why “Cash for Clunkers” Hurts The Poor

The poor people, the people with poor credit did not come to buy a car, they didn’t go through this process. As a matter of fact, this program is being paid for by the poor people, because they’re taking the clunkers off the highway. They’re deliberately hauling these in if they do end up in these car lots, they’re purposely destroyed which undermines the very market that the poor people depend on.

Aug 18 17:59

Man Tasered in stop by state cops dies

A Philadelphia man who was Tasered during a traffic stop Friday after he and his female companion allegedly assaulted state troopers, died from unknown causes Sunday morning at Crozer-Chester Medical Center.

The circumstances of Hakim Jackson's death are being investigated by the state police.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"He was really depressed!"

Aug 18 17:38

Curfews For Adults? New Jersey Officials Say It's Possible

Curfews might not be just for kids anymore in one northern New Jersey city.

Seeking to curb violence after a spate of deadly summer shootings, Paterson officials are considering an unusual ordinance that would prevent people of all ages from gathering outside in public late at night.

Aug 18 17:27

Why More Americans Should Care About America

America,the nation built on the backs of slaves,warriors and martyrs is currently in a state of helplessness. Many Americans will hesitate to admit it but that nation is being wrung dry of dissidence,resistance and true patriotism – one that deems it necessary to remain loyal to America first before any other foreign entity (i.e Israel).
It’s all too vapid and cliché to declare the current situation in America as a state of urgency,for it has been fairly obvious to the small wide-eyed minority that the United States has been under the sweaty palm of imperialism for far too long.

Aug 18 17:26

Global cooling hits Al Gore's home

It was delightfully appropriate that, as large parts of Argentina were swept by severe blizzards last week, on a scale never experienced before, the city of Nashville, Tennessee, should have enjoyed the coolest July 21 in its history, breaking a record established in 1877. Appropriate, because Nashville is the home of Al Gore, the man who for 20 years has been predicting that we should all by now be in the grip of runaway global warming.

Aug 18 16:51

Top Sweden newspaper says IDF kills Palestinians for their organs

A leading Swedish newspaper reported this week that Israeli soldiers are abducting Palestinians in order to steal their organs, a claim that prompted furious condemnation and accusations of anti-Semitic blood libel from a rival publication.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Not counting the Rabbi busted in a black market organ selling scandal here in the US, of course!

Aug 18 16:27

Flashback: Palin's Joker Exposure. Obama's Communism Gov't Agenda

Palin Charges Against Obama Seem to Move from Socialism to Communism
October 25, 2008 10:53 PM
In Iowa today, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin charged that if Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., wins, he would usher in an era of “government as part of your family, taking care of us, making decisions for us.”
http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalradar/2008/10/palin-warns-dem.html
A member of the audience twice yelled “He’s a Socialist!”
But really, in many ways what Palin was describing sounded more Communist.
"See, under a big government agenda, what you thought was yours, your income, your property, your inventory, your investments, really would belong to somebody else, to everybody else,” Palin said. “And it would be shared with everybody else.”

Aug 18 15:11

Setting the stage for the next false-flag terror attack?

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Given that Bin Laden is dead, mention of him is a red warning flag of a deception operation.

Aug 18 14:54

The Specter of Debt Revolt Is Haunting Europe

In the wake of the world crash populations are asking not only whether debts should be paid, but whether they can be paid! If they can’t be, then trying to pay will only shrink economics further, preventing them from becoming viable.

Aug 18 14:54

Are We Really Cattle?

Have we really become “We the sheeple,” or are we still human beings? The planet is dying under the thrall of a small minority of men who think of the rest of the human race as “cattle,” livestock for them to buy and sell.

The ruling class behaves much like a spoiled child, if they don’t get to have everything their way all of the time, they throw this massive temper tantrum and threaten to upset the whole game. They have gotten their way in everything for so long that they have fallen under the spell of their own propaganda. They believe that we are sub-human animals, who should be herded into the best outcome possible. But, have the rest of us begun to accept this as well?

Aug 18 14:41

Attorney: FBI trained NJ blogger to incite others

Hal Turner worked for the FBI from 2002 to 2007 as an "agent provocateur" and was taught by the agency "what he could say that wouldn't be crossing the line," defense attorney Michael Orozco said.

Aug 18 14:20

Iceland´s Refusal To Pay, A Quantum Leap Away From Debt-Slavery

Here in Iceland people say, that if the country´s government agrees to give in to British and Dutch blackmail to pay the debts of the private internet-subsidiary Ice-Save of the private bank Landsbanki, we all will become Ice-Slaves.
So public opinion is forcing the parliament to refuse unconditional debt-payments.

Aug 18 13:48

Israel declares shooting of American an "act of war"

Bethlehem – Ma’an – Israel has declared the shooting of unarmed American demonstrator Tristan Anderson in the West Bank to be an “act of war” in a bid to avoid compensating his family.

The Israeli Ministry of Defense sent a letter containing this declaration to the Anderson family’s lawyers, according to attorney Leah Tsemel who is perusing a civil suit against the Israeli government.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So, if Israel holds that what they are doing in the occupied territories IS war, then the usual rules for war must apply.

Including death sentences for war crimes.

Aug 18 13:43

American Militias Demonization - Militias On The Rise In US - MSNBC & CNN

Obviously the CIA saturated cointel-pro media is going to put an evil spin on them because they are the ones who will fight for the people under tyranny.

Aug 18 13:40

Obama's Healthcare Deception, Communism in Socialistic Disguise

Defining socialism and single-payer health care
By Jerry Mazza
Aug 17, 2009, 00:21
That’s something you should be scared of, not socialism. What is scary in socialism’s varied history is the face of the totalitarian prince of darkness, Joseph Stalin. Stalin subverted this noble idea into a tool for his own absolute, brutal rule over the Russian people. Yet there are socialist economies in Sweden, Britain, Belgium, and around the world that are totally benign and not totalitarian. Stalin was to socialism what Hitler was to Germany, and then some. In fact, socialism is not so much a political idea or system as it is an economic concept, with the prime purpose to level inequities between the rich, the middle class, and the poor. It’s that simple.

Aug 18 12:31

Iceland´s Refusal To Pay, A Quantum Leap Away From Debt-Slavery

Iceland promises to be merely the first sovereign nation to lead the pendulum swing away from an ostensibly “real economy” ideology of free markets to an awareness that in practice, this rhetoric turns out to be a junk economics favorable to banks and global creditors.

Aug 18 10:09

Identity Of Obama Joker Designer Debunks Racism Smear

The revelation that the author of the Obama Joker poster is a politically independent Muslim-American, and not a Republican white supremacist as the establishment left had hoped, puts the final nail in the coffin of the smear that the poster depicting President Obama as Heath Ledger’s version of the Joker in Batman was in any way racist.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The left been hanging out with the Israelis way too much. They see racism even where it doesn't exist.

Aug 18 09:17

America's Warfare State Lining the pockets of Pentagon contractors

"On my last day in Iraq," veteran McClatchy News correspondent Leila Fadel wrote August 9th, "as on my first day in Iraq, I couldn’t see what the United States and its allies had accomplished. …I couldn’t understand what thousands of American soldiers had died for and why hundreds of thousands of Iraqis had been killed.

Quite a few oil company CEO’s and "defense" industry executives, however, do have a pretty good idea of why that war is being fought. As Michael Cherkasky, president of Kroll Inc., said a year after the Iraq invasion boosted his security firm’s profits 231 percent: "It’s the Gold Rush." What follows is a brief look at some of the outfits that cashed in, and at the multitudes that got took.

Aug 18 09:12

“Secure Flight,” Insecure Travel Rights

By combining the requirement for government photo IDs in order to fly with checking government watchlists including potentially every passenger, “Secure Flight” puts the federal government into the business of licensing travel. All travelers will need government OK in order to board a flight, or take a cruise. What the government can allow one day, it can forbid the next. All things considered, isn’t this a higher-tech and later-day version of South African domestic passports or eastern European checkpoints? In fact, because of the high technological capacity of the U.S. version, aren’t its implications for travel control of plane, train, bus and subway travel much more far reaching? It’s incredible that something like this is happening relatively unrecognized in America.

Aug 18 09:04

Guam Resists Military Colonization

The United States and the Chinese governments have some remarkable similarities when it comes to colonization. The Chinese government has sent a huge Han population to inhabit Tibet and overwhelm the Tibetan population, even building the world's highest railway to get people and materials there.

Aug 18 09:04

IN GAZA:CHILDREN HAVE A WAY WITH MIRACLES

Call it that choice between looking at the half-full or half-empty part of the results. And it is almost half; 55 percent of schoolchildren passed their exams in Gaza this year.

The results in the humanities section in the exams, the Tawjihis as they are called, were 4 percent better than last year, and in the sciences they were better by 2 percent. So much for the impact of the Israeli bombardment last December-January, on most of the children anyway.

Aug 18 09:03

Following Zakheim and Pentagon trillions to Israel and 9-11

Think of this as part two of Recherche du trillions perdu, my Online Journal article on Dov Zakheim, former Bush appointee as Pentagon Comptroller from May 4, 2001 to March 10, 2004. At that time he was unable to explain the disappearance of $1 trillion dollars. Actually, nearly three years earlier, Donald Rumsfeld announced on September 10, 2001 that an audit discovered $2.3 trillion was also missing from the Pentagon books. That story, as I mentioned, was buried under 9-11’s rubble. The two sums disappeared on Zakheim’s watch.

Aug 18 09:01

Backdating Likely More Widespread

The study identified 141 companies with such advantageous options-granting practices that the researchers concluded they were highly likely to have been involved in backdating.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

They are ALL cheats on Wall Street.

Aug 18 08:58

Why is the Truth so Dangerous?

All my attempts to reveal these sources on DN’s website page for readers’ comments have been erased. However, another of DN’s columnists, the Zionist whip Torbjörn Elensky, has declared that there is no need to corroborate facts when dealing with established truths such as the “Holocaust”. This is, of course, correct if the “Holocaust” is seen as a religion rather than a researchable part of the World War II.

Aug 18 08:57

AIPAC Sends in the Clowns!

Suddenly they were all over the place, arriving not as singles but in battalions. Many, like Maryland’s 5th District Rep. Steny Hoyer had been to Israel nearly a dozen times; career stalwarts once more showing fealty to Israel’s brutal occupation of Palestine while lamely telling their constituents that they were on a legitimate ‘fact finding mission.” For many, their real purpose was to signal their President that there must be no change in the US policy of coddling Israel’s increasingly Apartheid regime.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Simple guide for the 2010 (2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020) elections. Vote out Israel's puppets. Vote out Israel's puppets. Vote out Israel's puppets.

Aug 18 08:56

US Turns Blind Eye to Israel’s New Separation Policy

In an echo of restrictions already firmly in place in Gaza, Israel has begun barring movement between Israel and the West Bank for those holding a foreign passport, including humanitarian aid workers and thousands of Palestinian residents.

The new policy is designed to force foreign citizens, mainly from North America and Europe, to choose between visiting Israel – including East Jerusalem, which Israel has annexed illegally – and the West Bank.

Aug 18 08:55

Jobless spike compounds foreclosure crisis

The country's growing unemployment is overtaking subprime mortgages as the main driver of foreclosures, according to bankers and economists, threatening to send even higher the number of borrowers who will lose their homes and making the foreclosure crisis far more complicated to unwind.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

There is no such thing as a "jobless recovery."

There just isn't.

When the financial giants grow rich while the people starve, that is called "looting."

Aug 18 08:54

Israel declares 'moratorium' on settlements

The "moratorium" will be in effect until the beginning of 2010, when the Israeli Prime Minister says he hopes to gain international support for Israel's sovereignty in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) and for large settlement blocs in the West Bank.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Bluntly put, this is simply a PR ploy "delaying tactic" on the part of Netanyahu's government, to get precisely everything they want, and give the Palestinians nothing.

Please remember: the start of 2010 is just in a little over 4 months away, not a great amount of time.

Aug 18 08:49

Report: Obama, Mubarak to discuss compensation for refugees

Al-Quds al-Arabi newspaper reports US, Egyptian leaders' White House meeting Tuesday will focus on initiative for resolving Israeli-Arabs conflict, in which Palestinians will waive right of return in exchange for compensation. Jerusalem will be joint capital of Israel, demilitarized Palestinian state.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Memo to Hosni Mubarak: you cannot negotiate for the Palestinians; you are the President of Egypt.

And until Hamas and Fatah get their act together, and present a unified, calm face to the Israeli government, the creation of a truly stably functioning Palestine isn't going to happen.

Aug 18 08:48

Tourists warned they will be fined £2,500 for feeding the seagulls at a Suffolk resort

Many holidaymakers who visit picturesque Aldeburgh, famed for its shingle beach and fisherman's huts, have reported close shaves with attacking seagulls in scenes reminiscent of Alfred Hitchcock's classic horror film The Birds.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

You think that maybe over-fishing the oceans and depleting the birds' normal food supply might have something to do with it?

Aug 18 08:43

U.S. slashes swine flu vaccine estimate

Citing delays in manufacturing and packaging the vaccines, the Department of Health and Human Services said only 45 million doses of the new H1N1 vaccine would be on hand in mid-October, instead of the 120 million previously forecast.

"Our latest information from the manufacturers tells us that we now expect to have about 45 million doses by October 15 with approximately 20 million doses being delivered each week thereafter, up to the 195 million doses that we have purchased," Bill Hall, an HHS spokesman, said in an e-mail.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

One has to wonder if this will cause the government to approve the use of untested adjuvants in these vaccinations, such as squalene (implicated in peer-reviewed studies as a partial contributor to Gulf War Syndrome)to "supercharge" the vaccines but actually needing less vaccine per injection.

Also, as reported in

http://ecochildsplay.com/2009/07/31/wapo-swine-flu-vaccine-will-contain-mercury/

"Now the Washington Post confirms that most of the swine flu vaccines that will be available in the fall, probably in October, will contain thimerosal.

"Thimerosal is about half mercury. It is an antibacterial additive allowing caregivers to administer shots in multi doses. Really, the main benefit is that it’s more cost effective than single dose shots. But mercury is a known neurotoxin, one that pregnant women and children carefully steer clear from when choosing fish meals."

Thimerosal has been linked to autism, as reported here:

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/69427.php

"This new study leaves little doubt there is a direct causal link between mercury exposure from Thimerosal-preserved biological products (vaccines and Rho(D) products) and mercury poisoning diagnosed as an autism spectrum disorder (ASD)."

Aug 18 08:40

Afghan election fraud is unearthed

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Who is behind in the polls? THAT is who has motive to cheat.

Aug 18 08:39

Toyota selling most cars in clunker plan

It appears that Toyota Motor Co. is now benefiting the most from the government’s cash-for-clunkers program.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So, the US Government's plan to save the American auto worker is to use tax money to help a Japanese car company?

Aug 18 08:32

Medvedev, Peres meet on Mideast tensions

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev held talks Tuesday with Israeli President Shimon Peres on efforts to check Iran's nuclear program, stalled Mideast peace talks and other issues, the Kremlin said.

The informal meeting got under way at Medvedev's official residence in Sochi on Russia's Black Sea coast and was also to focus on plans long in the works for Moscow to host an international Mideast peace conference.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Oh, would I have loved to have been a fly on the wall when Peres started talking to Medvedev about Iran!

Aug 18 08:29

Obama: Afghan war secures America

US President Barack Obama says there will be no quick or easy victory over the Taliban, noting that the war in Afghanistan is crucial in protecting Americans from terrorism.

"This will not be quick, nor easy. But we must never forget this is not a war of choice, this is a war of necessity," he said. "If left unchecked, the Taliban insurgency will mean an even larger safe haven from which al-Qaeda would plot to kill more Americans," he said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Memo to President Obama; sir, please stop lying to the American people.

To say that this is a war of necessity, and not a war of choice would be laughable, if so many more people, Americans and Afghan nationals didn't have to continue dying.

The Bush administration attempted to negotiate with the Taliban in August of 2001, but thought that the price was too high in terms of installing the pipelines to control the flow of oil.

They obviously thought that a war would somehow be cheaper, and American blood and money was completely expendable to secure that objective.

The US-installed puppet government, lead by former UNOCAL executive Hamid Karzai, is so crooked its membership has to collectively screw its socks on. And this "election" in Afghanistan? That again would be laughable, except for the legacy it will leave for the Afghan people, which in general will continue to be misery, poverty, and want.

This was, Mr. President, absolutely a war of choice to "pacify" the Afghan population enough to install the pipelines to control the oil, and to protect the drug trade, from which so many profit so handsomely.

You know this, Mr. President, I know this, and every thinking American knows this.

So please; stop lying to us.

Aug 18 08:27

A third of nurses will refuse to have the swine flu jab

Up to a third of nurses will say no to the swine flu jab because of concerns over its safety, a poll has found.

NHS workers are first in line for the vaccine, but a survey of 1,500 nurses found many will reject it.

Aug 18 08:25

Obama: Afghan war secures America

US President Barack Obama says there will be no quick or easy victory over the Taliban, noting that the war in Afghanistan is crucial in protecting Americans from terrorism.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Aug 18 08:21

CNN - Lou Dobbs Snaps on Woman on Protest Debate

Aug 18 08:18

Man charged with biggest ever US credit card fraud

Hacker who worked for the US secret service charged with huge scale identity theft

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The Secret Service makes me nervous!

Aug 18 08:14

Is the Chinese Government Really This Dumb?

China's $200 billion sovereign wealth fund, China Investment Corp, plans to invest soon in U.S. taxpayer subsidised investment funds of toxic mortgage-backed securities, Reuters is reporting.

Under the Public-Private Investment Plan launched earlier this year, the U.S. government plans to seed a number of PPIP funds that would combine taxpayer money with private capital to buy as much as $40 billion in toxic securities from banks.

On the surface this is a great play for CIC, since the U.S, would, for all practical purposes, be financing CIC's leveraging up of its investment.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Guess who is on the hook to make good on the promised profits.

Aug 18 08:10

Protesters want UC Berkeley law professor fired

Police have arrested at least four people during a protest at the University of California, Berkeley campus.

He's scheduled to begin teaching there after spending the spring semester at Chapman University School of Law in Orange County.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

If this were a sane country, it would be Yoo himself, along with Cheney, Bush, and Rumsfeld who would be arrested and tried for torture and crimes against humanity.

What the institutionalization of torture by the US as a matter of policy has led to is the following.

First, we have, for all practical intents and purposes, unilaterally withdrawn from any and all human rights accords to which we have been a signatory.

Our political representatives can no longer speak with a straight face about valuing human rights, human dignity, and democracy when they torture, because the world knows they are lying.

Also, when a country tortures prisoners of war, it gives other countries carte blanche to do precisely the same to any
American civilian or military personnel they have captured, making captured Americans infinitely less safe than they would have been otherwise.

Aug 18 08:09

5 Ways You’re Treated Like a Criminal Every Day

Most people are not criminals. Sure, everybody breaks a law or two, here and there. But for the most part, we’re all a pretty law-abiding bunch. So when you’re not breaking the law, being treated like you are should piss you off. Here are the five most common ways people are treated like criminals, even when they’re not doing anything wrong whatsoever

Aug 18 08:08

"Operation Cast Lead": A statistical analysis

omplete with a series of tables, the information is a comprehensive documentation that may serve as a point of reference for the claims that will be filed in the International Criminal Courts as well as for research on the efficacy and deliberateness of Israeli targetting of civilians and their property, as has been amply claimed by all who have witnessed the carnage.

Aug 18 08:07

Huckabee says 2 states in Holy Land 'unrealistic'

U.S. presidential contender Mike Huckabee said Tuesday there should be no Palestinian state in the West Bank and endorsed Israeli settlements there, sharply disagreeing with Washington and much of the world.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I hope every American voter remembers this obvious and shameless pandering to Israel by a man who supposedly wants to be President of the US.

America needs leaders who put America first, second, and third.

Obeisance to Israel is a luxury we can no longer afford (if indeed we ever really could).

Aug 18 08:03

DNA evidence can be fabricated, scientists say

A scientific company specialized in forensic DNA analysis revealed that while DNA fingerprinting is considered one of the leading forensic tools in dealing with criminal cases, DNA evidence can easily be falsified and planted at crime scenes prior to collection by law enforcement officers.

According to the Tel Aviv-based life science company, Nucleix, a sample of DNA matching any profile can be constructed using basic equipment and access to DNA or a DNA profile in a database without obtaining any tissue from that person.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I wonder who is paying Nucleix to figure out ways to frame people.

Aug 18 08:01

Unemployment Spike Compounds Foreclosure Crisis

Economists estimate that 1.8 million borrowers will lose their homes this year, up from 1.4 million last year, according to Moody's Economy.com. And the government, which has already committed billions of dollars to foreclosure-prevention efforts, has found it far more difficult to help people who have lost their paychecks than those whose mortgage payments became unaffordable because of an interest-rate increase.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

There is no such thing as a "jobless recovery" !

Aug 18 08:01

Racism and ‘anti-terror’ laws — a threat to civil liberties

On August 12, ALP federal Attorney-General Robert McClelland announced a discussion paper that foreshadowed a new raft of draconian “anti-terror” laws. The proposed new laws would give police the power to enter premises without a warrant and create new “terrorist” offences.

McClelland said new laws were needed to prohibit “an act that is designed to attack our electronic system”. He also flagged changes that would redefine “terrorism” to include causing “psychological harm” and making terrorism-related hoaxes or threats.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Terrorism related hoaxes?

Like 9-11?

Aug 18 07:57

Law enforcement group takes 'legalize drugs' message to Washington Post readers

Cities and states license beer and tobacco sellers to control where, when and to whom drugs are sold. Ending Prohibition saved lives because it took gangsters out of the game. Regulated alcohol doesn't work perfectly, but it works well enough. Prescription drugs are regulated, and while there is a huge problem with abuse, at least a system of distribution involving doctors and pharmacists works without violence and high-volume incarceration. Regulating drugs would work similarly: not a cure-all, but a vast improvement on the status quo.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Of course, this would be a logical approach, and has been tried with a strong degree of success in Portugal, where treatment, and not incarceration, is the approach of choice.

Unfortunately, I wouldn't hold my breath to see such legislation passed.

Aug 18 07:55

People making a difference: Sheridan Conisbee

Instead, thanks to Sheridan Conisbee – the British-born founder of Soi Cats and Dogs (SCAD), a nonprofit group working to improve the lives of Bangkok's stray and feral animals – the pups Bashful, Happy, Dopey, and the rest have since found welcoming homes overseas.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Anyone providing homes for the children wandering the streets of Bangkok?

Aug 18 07:53

100 protesters heckle Huckabee in Israel

About 100 protesters heckled former US Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee on Monday as he attended a function to support Jewish settlements in mainly Arab east Jerusalem.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Proving once again, there are some very brave Israelis with a conscience about what happens to Palestinians in East Jerusalem.

Aug 18 07:50

Man Exercising Open Carry in Phoenix Explains Obamacare: Theft Plain and Simple

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I understand why they are carrying guns.

But the government plays dirty, and this situation is tailor-made for a staged incident.

Aug 18 07:22

WOW this is BIG News, a company NOT moving out side the US... Tesla ROCKS!

WOW this is BIG News a company NOT moving out side the US. !Tesla ROCKS! You Build what People want and you do not have to move out of the US! AND there is a SURPLUS of willing workers right now!!!

"The company is still undergoing negotiations on a Model S assembly plant that will be built at another location in California."

They are Moving from One U.S. city to another
"The electric car maker will move its headquarters from San Carlos to Palo Alto and build a power train plant there."

"The move to 3500 Deer Creek Road is being helped by $465 million in low-interest loans from the U.S. Energy Department."

Aug 18 06:50

Ayn Rand - Liberty Vs Socialism

Aug 18 06:48

Building block of life found on comet

The amino acid glycine, a fundamental building block of proteins, has been found in a comet for the first time, bolstering the theory that raw ingredients of life arrived on Earth from outer space, scientists said on Monday.

Microscopic traces of glycine were discovered in a sample of particles retrieved from the tail of comet Wild 2 by the NASA spacecraft Stardust deep in the solar system some 242 million miles (390 million km) from Earth, in January 2004.

Aug 18 06:19

US Government taking the police state one step too far

US Government taking the police state one step too far !!!

Aug 18 05:40

Nationwide Revolt Against Mass Swine Flu Vaccination Accelerates

he nationwide revolt against government plans to implement a mass swine flu vaccination program in the United Kingdom has picked up steam, with a poll revealing that a third of NHS nurses will refuse to take the shot.

Despite nurses and frontline health workers being the primary target group to take the vaccine, just 37 per cent of them said they would take the swine flu vaccine in a survey conducted by Nursing Times magazine. 30 per cent said they would not be immunized and 33 per cent said they were unsure.

Aug 18 02:40

Obama tacitly backs military's takeover of Honduran democracy

President Obama is making a big mistake in coddling the dictatorship in Honduras, and putting his administration at odds with the rest of the hemisphere. It also looks terrible to the world that his government so easily abandons its professed commitment to democracy and the rule of law.

President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras was overthrown by the military on June 28. Most of Latin America saw this as a threat to democracy in the hemisphere, immediately condemned the coup, and strongly supported Zelaya's return. The Organization of American States as well as the General Assembly of the United Nations called for Zelaya's "immediate and unconditional" return.

Aug 18 01:55

Fake Elections Won’t Bring Peace to Afghanistan

This week’s presidential election in Afghanistan will be an elaborate piece of political theater designed to show increasingly uneasy Western voters that progress is being made in the war-torn nation after seven years of US-led occupation.

Most Afghans already believe they know who will win the vote: the candidate chosen by the United States and its NATO allies.

Voting will mostly be held in urban areas, under the guns of US and NATO troops. The countryside, ruled by Taliban, who are often local farmers moonlighting as fighters, is too dangerous for this electoral charade. Over half of Afghanistan is under Taliban influence by day, 75% at night.

Aug 18 01:07

THE SECRET OF CHINA'S MIRACLE ECONOMY: THE GOVERNMENT OWNS THE BANKS RATHER THAN THE REVERSE

To the extent that China's stimulus plan is working better than in the U.S. and the U.K., this seems to be because the government is using the banks for public ends, rather than allowing the banks to use the government for private ends.

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"The banks -- hard to believe in a time when we're facing a banking crisis that many of the banks created -- are still the most powerful lobby on Capitol Hill. They frankly own the place."

-- U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, Democratic Party Whip, April 30, 2009

Aug 18 01:03

Hitler was a Godsend for Israel

If Hitler didn't exist, the Zionists would have had to create him. Maybe they did.

The numbers (from Edwin Black's The Transfer Agreement) tell the story. In 1927, about 15,000 of Germany's 550,000 Jews considered themselves Zionists. That's less than 2%.

The vast majority of German Jews "vehemently rejected Zionism as an enemy from within." Eighty thousand had fought in the trenches and 12,000 had died. "Nowhere was the opposition of Jews [to Zionism] so widespread, principled, and fierce as in Germany," a Zionist historian wrote. (168)

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