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Jul 25 22:38


Last week it was used to purchase $20.00 worth of gas for the car.


The debit card was charged $120.00 for the gas!

Jul 25 19:18

If Iran is Attacking It Might Really be Israel

Those who argue that Israel would never do such a thing should think again. Israel is willing to behave with complete ruthlessness towards the US if they feel that the stakes are high enough, witness the attack on the USS Liberty and the bombing of the US Consulate in Alexandria in the 1950s. If they now believe that Iran is a threat that must be eliminated it is not implausible to assume that they will stop at nothing to get the the United States to do it for them, particularly as their air force is only able to damage the Iranian nuclear program, not destroy it.

Jul 25 19:16

U.S.: Defend Isabel Garcia!

Since the incident, our office has received numerous hate calls, and Jon Justice posted a few offensive videos of himself with a piñata with Isabel's likeness, caressing it and making comments about "wanting to take it home with me," among a few other comments about "chorizo" and "viva la raza." Mr. Justice has since removed the video, as well as the one that followed it, which we found to be even more offensive. Transcripts of the first video is below, as well as a short transcript written by someone who saw the video before it was removed.

Jul 25 19:14

Release Dina Babbitt's original Gypsy portraits to her now

Dina Gottliebova Babbitt (aka Dinah), is the artist who was forced to paint and draw the horrible experiments of the Auschwitz doctor known as the Angel of Death, Dr. Josef Mengele. Mengele also commanded her to paint the watercolor portraits of several Gypsies, who were other Auschwitz inmates, in order to capture what he called gypsy skin coloration better than he could do it with his camera and the film of that time. Once the portraits were complete, to Dina's horror, Mengele sent the Gypsies to their death.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The drawings present a problem for the "Holocaust Industry". They document that the population of the Nazi slave-labor camps consisted of many different races. This undermines the claim that any one particular group is deserving of special treatment above any others.

Jul 25 18:18

This project is sponsored by George Orwell and his Big Brother

When the BBC and the organising committee of the London Olympics first mooted a network of screens the assumption was that they would be there only during the Games, allowing us all to share the excitement. It turns out that they are to stay and broadcast audibly for up to 18 hours a day.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I can foresee walking through an empty town centre, to the sound of a message, delivered with no irony from a 30kW screen: “Citizens are reminded that they can cut their carbon footprint by not leaving their TVs on standby.”

Jul 25 18:17

Panic Building on Wall Street

Fannie Mae (FNM) and Freddie Mac (FNM) were on the verge of collapse, only to be saved by the full faith and credit of the United States. But in reality the Fed did not save them, YOU did. If you are a U.S. citizen, the bailout has your name on it and you don't even know it, do you?

Jul 25 18:12

Pakistan warns that US-India nuclear deal could lead to new arms race

Pakistan warned the international community yesterday that a deal allowing India to import US atomic fuel and technology could accelerate a nuclear arms race between Delhi and Islamabad.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

And the top geopolitical booby prize for unintended consequences goes to.....may I have the envelope, please....THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION!

Jul 25 18:09

Foreclosure filings up 121 percent from last year

The number of households facing the foreclosure process more than doubled in the second quarter compared to a year ago, according to data released Friday.

Nationwide, 739,714 homes received at least one foreclosure-related notice during the quarter, or one in every 171 U.S. households, Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac Inc. said. That’s up 121 percent from the second quarter of 2007.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

More of Bush's true "legacy".

Jul 25 18:06

The Real Reason that the U.S. Tortures People

The U.S. has embarked on a coordinated policy of torture since 9/11. The U.S. has rounded up scores of innocent farmers and other civilians -- including children -- in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere and tortured them until they died, went crazy, or were disabled.

The U.S. government is carrying out acts of terrorism on innocent victims - including children - in order to scare people into being compliant, into being too scared to demand their rights to liberty and justice guaranteed by the rule of law, into not challenging the powers-that-be.

Jul 25 17:39

Under Pressure, ISP Admits Secret Web Snooping in Kansas

Internet service provider Embarq eavesdropped on the web surfing habits of 26,000 customers in Kansas without notifying them personally, as part of its test of new, controversial advertising technology that profiles users, the company told federal lawmakers Wednesday.

Jul 25 17:14

LA Times gags its own bloggers

In a move that has apparently stirred up some internal discontent, the Los Angeles Times has banned its bloggers , including political bloggers, from mentioning the Edwards/Rielle Hunter story. Even bloggers who want to mention the story in order to make a skeptical we-don't-trust-the-Enquirer point are forbidden from doing so.

Jul 25 16:57

If PRESSTV are terrorists, how long before Alternative Media

Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) said the US has rashly proposed a resolution that would blacklist Iranian satellite networks, Al-Alam and Press TV, since Washington dreads their role in informing the world of global developments.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Just days before the false-flag attack of 9-11, the US Government started shutting down islamic websites to silence any alternative points of view of what was to happen.

History repeats?

Jul 25 16:49

Deep in the radioactive bowels of the smashed Chernobyl reactor, a strange new lifeform is blooming.

Sitting at the centre of the exclusion zone, the damaged reactor unit is encased in a steel and cement sarcophagus. It's a deathly tomb that plays host to about 200 tonnes of melted radioactive fuel, and is swarming with radioactive dust.

But it's also the abode of some very hardy fungi which researchers believe aren't just tolerating the severe radiation, but actually harnessing its energy to thrive.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"They are also quite good at checkers, but are struggling with chess."

Jul 25 16:47

Human and computer intelligence will merge in 40 years

At Intel Corp., just passing its 40th anniversary and with myriad chips in its historical roster, a top company exec looks 40 years into the future to a time when human intelligence and machine intelligence have begun to merge.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

What a load of 101010011011011001101010110101001101010!

Jul 25 16:32

Bugliosi "Bush is guilty of 1st Degree Murder" Impeach

House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers (D-MI) prepares to begin a hearing on the "Executive Power and Its Constitutional Limitations" at the Rayburn House Office Building on Captiol Hill July 25, 2008 in Washington, DC. Spearheaded by former Democratic presidential hopeful Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), the hearing included authors, former politicians, university professors and other opponents of the Bush Administration.

Jul 25 15:37

Court orders Bush administration to preserve possible evidence of torture

A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., issued a preliminary order on Tuesday directing the Bush administration to preserve any evidence that might show that a former Baltimore resident was tortured during his three years in secret CIA detention.

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"We don;t HAVE any evidence of torture, and we'll crush the balls of anyone who says we do!" -- Official White Horse Souse

Jul 25 15:35

Second (Citizens) Arrest Attempt On Karl Rove In Iowa Leads To 4 Arrests

Four Iowans were arrested today while attempting to make a Citizens' Arrest of Karl Rove in Des Moines, Iowa. Citing Iowa Code provisions for making Citizen's Arrests as well as citing Federal Statute violations they claimed Rove had violated, the four were stopped at the gate of the Wakonda Country Club in Des Moines where Rove was scheduled to speak at a Republican Fundraiser.

Jul 25 14:04

The Strange Moments of these Remarkable Times.

How comes it that a simpering psychopath like George Bush can take the White House without having been legally elected two times and nobody says a word? Sure, some of us spoke out but we aren’t important people. Even some important people spoke out but we didn’t hear about it and when we did we were told that they were traitors and giving comfort to the enemy; even though no enemy did 9/11, 9/11 was an Inside Job.

Jul 25 13:56

Health Hazards in Household Cleaners Exposed

Recent research suggests that exposure to cleaning products or air fresheners that contain a certain volatile organic compound (VOC) called 1,4 dicholorobenzene (1,4 DCB), can reduce lung function by 4 percent. Another study found that the use of spray household cleaners could increase the risk of developing asthma by nearly 50 percent.

Jul 25 13:37


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Tonight's guest on the WRH radio show is Dr. Bill Dienst, the medical officer for the "Sea lift" into Gaza which will start in August.

The goal is to set up a regular route of communication and commerce from the island of Cyprus to Gaza to ferry humanitarian supplies and people into and out of Gaza.

Under international law, this is a legal venture and is being done with the permission of the Gazan authorities and the government of Cyprus. It is, in essence, a jailbreak into the besieged Gaza strip along the same lines as the Berlin airlift that freed West Berlin from Soviet efforts to starve it into submission.

It remains to be seen what the government of Israel will do when these ships sail.

Jul 25 11:55


Many people deny that the U.S. government presides over a global empire. If you speak of U.S. imperialism, they will fancy that you must be a decrepit Marxist-Leninist who has recently awakened after spending decades in a coma. Yet the facts cannot be denied, however much people’s ideology may predispose them to distort or obfuscate those facts.

Jul 25 11:54

GOP operative picked up in prostitution sting

Peter Hong, 41, of Minneapolis, was one of 19 men picked up Wednesday afternoon after police say he responded to an ad for sex put out in newspapers and online by the St. Paul Police Department's vice squad.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Isn't that entrapment?

And don't the cops have real crimes to deal with, like murder, robbery, hacking, .etc?

Jul 25 11:49

Child porn crusader arrested for ... child porn

Among the more than 100 laws Cohen has sponsored is one that created a 24-hour hotline for members of the public to report computer crimes, including child pornography. He also co-sponsored a law that retroactively removed immunity from churches, schools and other charities that negligently hire employees who sexually abuse children.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I love the smell of burning hypocrite in the morning!

Jul 25 11:20

Intel: Attack by al-Qaida westerners possible

Information recently obtained by the Mossad and Military Intelligence indicates that global jihad elements are working to recruit European and American nationals who have been indoctrinated with radical Islamic ideology to carry out attacks inside Israel, The Jerusalem Post has learned.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Translation: The Arabs don't fall for the "I'll give you 5 sheckles to deliver this box of cookies" any more, so the Mossad has to find some dumb-ass white guys to pretend to be 'Al Qaeda'.

Jul 25 11:19

Edward Davidson, the "spam king" who reportedly forced his wife to help him escape from a Colorado prison on Sunday, has killed himself, a woman, and a toddler, according to The Denver Post.

Edward Davidson, the "spam king" who reportedly forced his wife to help him escape from a Colorado prison on Sunday, has killed himself, a woman, and a toddler, according to The Denver Post.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Sorry, but this one doesn't pass the "smell test at all.

OK, his wife helps him to escape from a Colorado prison on Sunday.....only to kill a woman, child, and himself the next week??

I guess this guy was "really depressed" after his successful escape!

Jul 25 11:18

Vincent Bugliosi at Impeachment Hearings 7/25/08

We are not allowed to use the word impeachment for Bush’s Impeachment Hearing so please disregard my title. Also ignore the crowd applauding the former prosecutor’s words, that too is not allowed.

Jul 25 11:12

Why didn't Ron Paul participate in this Conyers' impeachment

Republican Congressman Walter 'Freedom Fries' Jones courageously participated in Congressman John Conyers impeachment hearing (which is currently airing on C-SPAN and more than likely will repeat later as well on C-SPAN/C-SPAN 2) as did former Congressman Bob Barr, but why didn't Ron Paul? Was he not invited, or did he refuse to participate? If he was invited and refused to participate, I would like to know why. If he was not invited, I would like to know why as well.

Jul 25 10:18

Qantas 747 terror could have been caused by bomb, say aviation experts

It’s possible that there was some kind of explosive devise in the suitcases because there’s a hole where there shouldn’t be. Bags are put into aluminium containers but, as the pictures of the plane show, they aren’t in the aluminium container anymore. It’s possible that the container was blown open, although it’s not certain, but it is interesting to see the bags through the hole. How else could that be if not an explosion?

Webmaster's Commentary: 

One has to appreciate how intensely the writing is trying to hype the "fear factor", when the logical explanation may prove something entirely more pedestrian.

Jul 25 10:01

New York Times boosts Pentagon push for wider bombing in Afghanistan

In its content and tone, the article resembles nothing so much as the official disinformation published by the Times in the run-up to the US invasion of Iraq, particularly the notorious articles by Judith Miller, the former Times journalist and conduit for top Bush administration officials like Lewis Libby, former chief of staff to Vice President Cheney and convicted perjurer.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The fact that almost the sole tactic the military has left in Afghanistan is airstrikes points up the obvious: we have never, ever had enough boots on the ground to do the job here. The outgoing commander of US NATO forces said quite bluntly that we would need 400,000 troops to handle this.

And how many do we have on the ground right now? About 47,000, just a little more than 10 % of what is actually needed.

So now what? Bomb every man, woman, and child in Afghanistan, and declare victory?

Because with the current level of corruption in the Afghani government, and our troop strength (which is unlikely to get larger), coupled with the US and NATO refusing to engage the Taliban politically, this is about the only option we have left.

Jul 25 09:48

Karzai 'protecting drug lords'

A former senior US anti-drug official has accused Afghanistan's president of playing the US "like a fiddle" and protecting drug lords in his country for political reasons.

Thomas Schweich, who until June serve as US state department co-ordinator for counter-narcotics and justice reform for Afghanistan, said Hamid Karzai was impeding the so-called war on drugs.

Drug production has skyrocketed since the US-led invasion that ousted the Taliban.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So this is why our kids are fighting and dying in Afghanistan?

Jul 25 09:46

Asteroid heading our way

Astronomers are battling to work out the trajectory of an asteroid that will cause havoc if it hits the Earth in 2036.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

In that case I'm not going to sweat global warming! :)

Jul 25 09:34

Yahoo: Burn your DRMed tracks to CD now

"This suggestion could put customers at legal risk, as they may not have documentation of purchase," McSherry wrote. "Furthermore, there is no certainty that all relevant copyright owners would agree that making such backup copies without permission is lawful."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This has really gone too far. The RIAA has forced companies to set up all these DRM systems, and now that the added cost and headache of using DRM-crippled music stores is starting to force them out of business, customers are facing the possibility of being software-locked out of music they legally own. and their only alternative to preserve the music they legally bought is to do the very sort of data-copying DRM was designed to prevent in the first place!

There is another problem. As illustrated by this article, the burden of proof has been shifted onto the consumer to prove they legally own the copy of music ("your papers please. Do you really own zat tune?") rather than for the copyright holders to prove the music is stolen. This poses a problem for people who did in fact legally purchase music CDs in years past and transferred them to their computers when it was perfectly legal to do so and before DRM was in place. These audiophiles probably cannot prove they legally own the music. Who keeps a receipt for a personal music purchase? As we hear more and more than TSA (unable to find any terrorists) will now start scanning iPods and iPhones and laptops for "stolen" music, we run the risk of having legal but undocumented music files erased from our hard drives!

These are the freedoms the terrorists hate us for?

Jul 25 09:26

Painter fined for smoking in his own van

A painter and decorator has been fined £30 for smoking in his own van because it was deemed to be a workplace.

Jul 25 09:24

Torture Memo Shields Interrogators

An Aug. 1, 2002 memorandum from the Justice Dept.'s Office of Legal Counsel to the Central Intelligence Agency instructed the agency's interrogators on specific interrogation techniques for use on Al Qaeda detainees in its custody. Most of the 17-page memo is blacked out and unreadable. But at least one of those techniques is waterboarding, the process of pouring water into the mouth and nostrils of a detainee under restraint until drowning occurs.

Jul 25 09:22

Man sues Nassau over seized guns

A member of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corp. is suing Nassau County to get back nine rifles and 15 handguns seized from his Freeport home by police after he made repeated visits to the office of Rep. Carolyn McCarthy to complain about what he believed to be "illegal aliens" in his neighborhood.

Aides to McCarthy (D-Mineola), whose husband was one of six people slain by Colin Ferguson in the 1993 Long Island Rail Road massacre, eventually called police, which led to the seizure of the weapons.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I wonder if they ever did anything about the illegal aliens.

Jul 25 09:12

Tased Until Dead: The Epidemic of Taser Crazy Cops

Taser use has become an outrage, a threat to the rule of law, an overt violation of the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution, to say nothing of felony violations of US Codes, and state laws against murder. The epidemic of taser abuse is characteristic of fascist police states run riot when those sworn to uphold the law become nothing more than thugs and/or murderers.

Jul 25 09:11

WaMu Slumps as Gimme Credit Cites Liquidity Concern

Washington Mutual Inc. tumbled for a second day in New York trading after Gimme Credit LLC said unsecured creditors were ``pulling funds'' from the biggest U.S. savings and loan. Washington Mutual disputed the report.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

In other words, there may be a run on the bank.

Jul 25 09:10

Rove Threatened GOP IT Guru If He Does Not 'Take the Fall' for Election Fraud in Ohio, Says Attorney

Karl Rove has threatened a GOP high-tech guru and his wife, if he does not "'take the fall' for election fraud in Ohio," according to a letter sent this morning to Attorney General Michael Mukasey, by Ohio election attorney Cliff Arnebeck.

Jul 25 09:09

Russian bombers could haunt US borders

Airbases in Latin American countries can ensure the 'permanent presence' of Russia's strategic bombers near US borders, says a Russian general.

The general made the remarks in reference to Moscow's alleged intention to station the bombers in Cuba, Venezuela and even Algeria as a reprisal against US missile plans in Europe.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Once more, the "Botcher-Up in Chief" together with his minions, absolutely destroyed any opportunity for a working relationship with Russia.

Russian military in Venezuela? Potentially another grand chapter in the Bush "legacy", and Bush and his people have no one but themselves to blame.

The Russians are no fools, and have a long sense of the history of their region. They know precisely at whom those missiles in Eastern Europe are to be aimed.

Jul 25 09:08


That’s what the following report implies… Any Jew or Israeli that speaks out against the policies in Israel merely aids the enemy.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Now we know where Bush got this "You are either with us or against us" crap.

Jul 25 09:07


Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Legal shmegal, just sign the @#%$ing check!"

Jul 25 09:05


Sixty years ago, there was no Kiryat Gat. The land it now occupies was divided between two Palestinian villages, al-Faluja and ‘Iraq al-Manshiya. While the area is well within the Green Line, Israel’s 1949-67 border, its history is in one way unique: Israeli forces never captured it during the 1948-49 war.

Jul 25 09:00

Massive blow for Labour as SNP pull off shock victory in Glasgow East by-election

GORDON Brown is today facing disaster after the SNP celebrated a stunning victory in the Glasgow East by-election.

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I guess sucking up to the Knesset and mis-quoting Iran didn't sit too well with the voters!

Jul 25 08:58

Playstation 2 component incites African war

At the center of the conflict is the unrefined metallic ore, coltan. After processing, coltan turns into a powder called tantalum, which is used extensively in a wealth of western electronic devices including cell phones, computers and, of course, game consoles.

Allegedly, the demand for coltan prompted Rwandan military groups and western mining companies to plunder hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the rare metal, often by forcing prisoners-of-war and even children to work in the country's coltan mines.

Jul 25 08:53

25 Reasons to Deport Illegal Aliens...

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Each reason has a link to supporting information

Jul 25 08:52

Top Israeli officer stresses Iran on first US visit

Israeli Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi, on his first visit to Washington as Israel's top military officer, said Wednesday it was crucial to block what he called "Iranian aggression" in the Middle East.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

What Ashkenzi is attempting to do, in this characterization of alleged "Iranian aggression" is to "soften up" both the executive and military portions of the US government for an Israeli-led attack; an attack which they can probably start well, but cannot end conclusively without US fire-power. This means that, once again, American kids will wind up fighting, getting maimed, and dying to "neutralize" yet another of Israel's existential enemies.

And just because it would be the most idiotic action that Washington and Tel Aviv could take at this juncture is no guarantee that the knuckleheads in both capitals won't try it.

Jul 25 08:51

George Carlin kept working because of IRS Debt

The man the New York Times called "the prince of outrage" wouldn't be as relevant as he is today -- three heart attacks and one cocaine addiction later -- if it weren't for a little chip on his shoulder, that IRS debt and a dogged devotion to his art.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The rich get tax havens in Lichtenstein, and a man like Carlin gets worked literally to death by the IRS.

Tell me this isn't a dictatorship

Jul 25 08:44

Terry McAuliffe Tips His Hand: Hillary Won't be VP Candidate With Obama

Terry McAuliffe apparently tipped his hand when he told a Virginia Democratic gathering that their Governor, Tim Kaine, would be the best choice for Obama to choose as his running mate.

Jul 25 08:41

Fannie’s and Freddie’s free lunch

Much has been made in recent years of private/public partnerships. The US government is about to embark on another example of such a partnership, in which the private sector takes the profits and the public sector bears the risk.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Bend over and grease up; it's the patriotic thing to do!

Jul 25 08:39

US home foreclosures jump 14% in 2nd quarter: survey

US home foreclosures leapt nearly 14 percent in the second quarter from the previous quarter, research group RealtyTrac said Friday in a sign of deepening housing woes.

Jul 25 08:38

Honorable Exit From Empire

From 1989 to 1991, with the collapse of the Soviet Empire and breakup of the U.S.S.R., America had an opportunity to lay down its global burden and become again what Jeane Kirkpatrick called "a normal country in a normal time."

We let the opportunity pass by, opting instead to use our wealth and power to convert the world to democratic capitalism. And we have reaped the reward of all the other empires that went before: A sinking currency, relative decline, universal enmity, a series of what Rudyard Kipling called "the savage wars of peace."

Jul 25 08:36

Childs Play In Occupied Palestine...Chucky Joins Israeli Defense Forces In Latest Film Of Movie Series

Like other Zionists, Chucky Goldberg adopts the religion of others, steals their land and other resources, calls their history/mythology his own and even claims the Middle Eastern falafel as his own ethnic cuisine. Now in the lowest blow of all, Chucky will attempt to insert his dark Zionist soul into the body of a Palestinian child.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I love that comment, "There's no such thing as "occupied Palestine".

There's no such thing as "Palestine".

There never will be such a thing as "Palestine".

Murderers, thieves, and terrorists don't get a state.": which is then signed "Anonymous". Talk about the courage of ones convictions!
As for the claim that 'There's no such thing as "Palestine"' I submit the following maps.

Click for full size 1851 map of Palestine

Click for full size 1864 map of Palestine

Click for full size 1866 map of Palestine

Click for full size 1887 map of Palestine

Jul 25 08:34

Iran Faces `All Options' Over Atomic Work, Israeli General Says

``We all realize, both the Americans and us, that all options must be prepared,'' Lieutenant-General Gabi Ashkenazi said in an interview from Washington on Israel Radio. ``There is no doubt that diplomacy must be given priority.''

Ashkenazi, Israel's military chief of staff, is in Washington all week for talks with the U.S. on strategic cooperation amid escalating tensions with Iran.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Notice how much coverage CNN, MSNBC, etc., gave to these meetings: absolutely none. Today is the day that Admiral Mullen and Ashkenazi are supposed to meet. And again, what to we get? Absolute, deafening silence on this crucial meeting from the corporate television media.

Ashkenazi is determining, in this visit, just how soon a military strike might be possible against Iran. And notice the date for an Iranian response to the ultimatum the US gave to Iran, after inconclusive talks in Geneva: the "drop-dead date for Iran's answer to the latest proposal is Sunday, August 3rd.

Jul 25 08:29

An Inconvenient Tax

Ask any of the millions of tax paying Americans on April 15th if the current tax system has problems and you'll get a clear answer. Complexity, inequities and international pressures top the ever-growing list of concerns. The last major tax reform in the United States occurred in 1986. Since this bipartisan effort to simplify the tax code, over 16,000 changes have been made, creating an inflating bubble of complexity that is ready to pop.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

We are past reform. The current government has borrowed itself into an unpayable black hole of debt. Absent the complete conquest of the rest of the world, the US Government has only one option to perpetuate their regime and that is to continue to tax the American people into poverty to pay off the bankers; an option they will not hesitate to exercise.

The United States Government has failed constitutionally, morally, and financially. It is time for this government to go the way of other failed governments, such as that of Batista, Ceacescu, Louise XVI, the USSR, and their own predecessor in this very land. It is time, as Thomas Jefferson himself predicted, for the government to go away and take its debts with it.

It is time for a fresh start.

Jul 25 08:23

Crimes and Misdemeanors

The best way to make sense of this legal tangle is to mouse over the title of an individual scandal, which will highlight everyone implicated. For example, the wiretapping bubble ensnares George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, David Addington, John Ashcroft, John Yoo, and Alberto Gonzales. At the same time, Ashcroft and Gonzales fall into the overlapping circle for monkey business related to DoJ hiring. Mouse over a person's name for information on how each person is involved. Mouse over the title of each circle for specifics about the particular scandal.

Jul 25 08:22

C-SPAN: Watch the impeachment hearings

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It is nauseating watching Bush's supporters try to protect him. Their argument can be summed up with,"Blah blah blah terror blah blah Osama blah blah nookular weapons blah blah blah trying to kill us all blah blah you are not fit to wipe the mud from the President's shoes blah blah blah terror terror terror terror terror"

Jul 25 08:17

US: Israeli settlement talk 'not helpful'

The White House on Thursday declined to comment specifically on Israeli plans to expand a settlement in the occupied Jordan Valley but said in general such talk was "not helpful."

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Well, THAT will teach them!

Jul 25 08:16

Are You Ready to Face the Facts About Israel?

Realizing that his ignorance of the situation on the ground had made him complicit in great crimes, Rev. Are wrote a book hoping to save others from his mistake and perhaps in part to make amends, Israeli Peace/Palestinian Justice, published in Canada in 1994.

Jul 25 08:14

Advancing the Story of Secret Offshore Accounts: Scores of Innocent Wealthy Families Come Forward -- Will They Be Prosecuted?

With the recent attention to Americans who may have undeclared accounts at UBS, the Liechtenstein bank LGT, and other foreign banks, the D.C.-based law firm, Caplin & Drysdale is fielding more and more client calls from individuals who have such accounts and who want to try to resolve their issues before they are discovered by the IRS. By far, most clients are innocent of deliberate evasion but a great deal of wealth appears to be at stake with some accounts reaching the $25-million mark.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

If they are innocent of deliberate evasion, they would not be making those phone calls.

And one more point. These are people who got flushed out by just one leak from one bank in one tax-shelter country. There may be many more.

Jul 25 08:13

U.S. jobless claims rise, home sales at new low

U.S. jobless claims jumped last week and the pace of existing home sales tumbled to a 10-year low as slowing growth hit hiring and a glut of unsold homes weighed on the real estate market, data released yesterday showed.

The number of workers filing new claims for jobless benefits jumped 34,000 last week, the U.S. Department of Labor said.

A separate report from the real estate industry said home sales dropped 2.6 per cent in June, dragging the annual sales pace to the lowest level since early 1998.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

More of Bush's true "legacy".

Jul 25 08:05

US foreclosure filings more than double

The number of households facing the foreclosure process more than doubled in the second quarter compared to a year ago, according to data released Friday.

Nationwide, 739,714 homes received at least one foreclosure-related notice during the quarter, or one in every 171 U.S. households, Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac Inc. said.

Jul 25 08:04

"Holocaust Denial" and Double-Standards

The Cap Times regularly informs its readers that the estimated number of Iraqi civilian deaths due to the US invasion and occupation is under 100,000. As of the most recent print edition, the number listed was 89,900. The sources listed are the Defense Department, iraqbodycount.org, and nationalpriorities.org.

Jul 25 08:02

All options against Iran must be prepared: Israel army chief

The Israeli army chief of staff has said in Washington that all options must be prepared to counter Iran's controversial nuclear programme, in remarks relayed on Thursday.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Option 1: We get the Americans to send their children over to kill our enemies.

Option 2: We get the Americans to send their children over to kill our enemies.

Option 3: We get the Americans to send their children over to kill our enemies.

Option 4: We get the Americans to send their children over to kill our enemies.

Option 5: We get the Americans to send their children over to kill our enemies.

Option 6: We get the Americans to send their children over to kill our enemies.

Jul 25 07:55

No indictments in death of man claiming CIA ties

A Harris County grand jury Thursday declined to indict two Houston police officers in the shooting death of a man who claimed to be a CIA agent.

Jul 25 07:54

Report: Israel committed more than 51 violations since the truce started

Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad Movement, stated Thursday that the IOF troops had committed more than 51 violations and 400 military assaults, and kidnapped 300 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank since the truce took effect.
In a report monitoring the Israeli violations of the calm, the Brigades said that in the fifth week of the truce, Israel committed eight violations during which a Palestinian citizen was wounded north of Gaza and two others were kidnapped in Khan Younis.

Jul 25 07:51

More Children's Toys Contain High Levels of Heavy Metals, Dangerous Chemicals

The researchers found that more than a third of all products tested contained toxic elements, the most common being lead, mercury, cadmium or arsenic. Other elements tested for were bromine, chlorine, chromium and tin.

Jul 25 07:50

BREAKING...Penatagon Used for Dirty Political Op....

Buried inside all the usual morning news noise was this piece regarding Obama's not visiting the wounded troops in Germany. The Obama campaign is saying that they were told by the Pentagon that they could not visit the troops as his trip was now political rather than an official congressional visit. That they say is why he was allowed to visit wounded troops in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Jul 25 07:44

Mich. police taser Durango newlyweds during wedding reception

The Michigan wedding of Durango newlyweds Andy and Ania Somora came to an abrupt end last weekend after the bride and groom were tasered by local police and spent their wedding night in jail.