MSM: Head of ‘Climategate’ research unit admits he hid data – because it was ’standard practice’

(DailyMail) – The scientist at the heart of the ‘Climategate’ row over global warming hid data ‘because it was standard practice’, it emerged today. Continue reading

World War

(GCN) – Intel Boss McConnell Says U.S. Would Lose Cyberwar

If the United States fought a war in cyberspace today it would lose, the nation’s former top intelligence official has told a Senate Committee. Read More Here

(ZeroHedge) – War Council Convened In Damascus Past Friday To Prepare For Israeli Strike, Iran President Expects War “Between Spring And Summer”

Abu Dhabi Media website The National has disclosed some rather disturbing news about peace “prospects” in the middle east. It appears this past Friday saw a war council convene in Damascus, between Syrian president Bashar al Assad, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Hizbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah to “devise counterattack plans and assign tasks in the event of an Israeli offensive on one or all parties, wrote Abdelbari Atwan, the editor-in-chief of the pan-Arab newspaper Al Quds al Arabi.” Read More Here

(PaulWatson) – EU Federal Economic Government Proposal Mirrors Nazi Plan For Fourth Reich

German-French draft proposal to create continental government with financial control over member states apes how top Nazis foresaw preservation of fascist power in the 1940’s Read More Here

(Reuters) – China PLA officer urges challenging U.S. dominance

China should build the world’s strongest military and move swiftly to displace the United States as the global “champion,” a Chinese PLA officer says in a new book reflecting swelling nationalist ambitions. Read More Here

(ITARTASS) – Putin to hold meeting on AF, air defence troops equipping

Equipping of the Air Force and air defence troops of Russia with state-of-the-art samples of armaments and military hardware will be the main issue of a regular meeting on issues related to the development of the national defence industry complex that will be held by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Monday. Read More Here

(Telegraph) – US steps up diplomatic pressure on Russia over Iran sanctions

The US and its western allies have stepped up a behind-the-scenes campaign to persuade Russia to back tough United Nations sanctions against Iran. Read More Here

(Examiner) – US sponsors terrorists to overthrow Iran’s government again? Evidence suggests it’s true

Abdolmalek Rigi, leader of the assassination/terrorist group, Jundallah, was announced as captured by Iran’s government on February 23, 2010. Iran televised Mr. Rigi making a statement that the US government funds Jundallah, provides weapons, and assists with logistical management. Read More Here

(Haaretz) – Israel must defuse escalating tensions along northern border

If Netanyahu keeps refusing to leave the Golan, it will be no surprise if Syria’s war warnings come true. Read More Here

(Haaretz) – Israel shows China evidence of Iran bomb program

Delegation to Beijing offers Chinese ‘the full intelligence picture available to Israel’. Read More Here

(Todayszaman) – Turkish PM: “Like anti-semitism and racism, Islamophobia is a crime against humanity”

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said, “like anti-semitism and racism, Islamophobia is a crime against humanity. It is totally wrong to incriminate all Muslim people for a marginal act.” Read More Here

(YNet) – UN passes Goldstone report resolution

General Assembly approves proposal by Arab League calling on Ban Ki-moon to report on probes of Operation Cast Lead in five months; but Israel’s ambassador asks, ‘Who will investigate on Palestinian side?’ Read More Here

(LasVegasSun) – Russia fumes at US missile defense plan

Russia has serious concerns about U.S. plans to deploy missile interceptors in Romania, the Foreign Ministry said Friday. Read More Here

(AlethoNews) – Iran reminds IAEA of West’s broken promises

Iran has called on the UN nuclear watchdog to bear in mind the West’s past breaches of atomic fuel exchange deals with Tehran while reviewing Iran’s nuclear program. Read More Here

(JerusalemGiftShop) – Senator Kerry: Israel won’t go alone on Iran – U.S is on same page

US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry visiting Jerusalem today said the United States and Israel were “on the same page” regarding Iran’s nuclear program and called on the international community to take a tough stance against Iran’s nuclear program and impose effective sanctions. Read More Here

Texas County Restricts Well Water

(TribuneHerald) – Editor’s note: Sounds like Agenda 21 in action.

A few county water suppliers are concerned that water-pumping restrictions being set by the county’s groundwater management district will prevent them from being able to serve future water consumers. Continue reading

Open Wi-Fi ‘Outlawed’ by Digital Economy Bill

(ZDNet) – The government will not exempt universities, libraries and small businesses providing open Wi-Fi services from its Digital Economy Bill copyright crackdown, according to official advice released earlier this week. Continue reading

MSM: Al Gore takes aim at climate change skeptics

(Reuters) – Former Vice President Al Gore took aim at skeptics who doubt the reality of human-caused climate change, saying he wished it were an illusion but that the problem is real and urgent. Continue reading

Economy

(Reuters) – Sweden unexpectedly slides back into recession

Sweden’s economy unexpectedly slid back into recession in the fourth quarter, figures showed, sending the crown lower and raising questions about how soon interest rates will rise. Read More Here

(BobChapman) – Bonuses for Wall Street And Unemployment Elsewhere Continue To Grow

People should not underestimate the rational of those in high places because their agenda may be totally different then what they say it is. That includes the predicament of Dubai and Greece and a host of other nations that include the US and UK. The credit crisis, borne of the subprime crisis just didn’t happen; it was planned that way. Read More Here

(WashingtonTimes) – American reliance on government at all-time high

The so-called “Great Recession” has left Americans depending on the government dole like never before. Read More Here

(CumberlandAdvisors) – Commercial Real Estate: More Trouble Ahead

“Between 2010 and 2014, about $1.4 trillion in commercial real estate loans will reach the end of their terms. Nearly half are at present “underwater” – that is, the borrower owes more than the underlying property is currently worth. Read More Here

(OrlandoSentinel) – George Soros not satisfied with Barack Obama, claims he saved country from recession

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria introduced George Soros as “the billionaire investor, financier, speculator, philanthropist and thinker.” Read More Here

(LondonTimes) – Green fuels cause more harm than fossil fuels, according to report

Using fossil fuel in vehicles is better for the environment than so-called green fuels made from crops, according to a government study seen by The Times. Read More Here

(BusinessInsider) – Is March 9 The Day Greece Gets Its Bailout From Tim Geithner?

We’ve joked that if all else fails, then surely Tim Geithner will come to the rescue of Greece.

At least we thought we were joking. Read More Here

(Reuters) – UPDATE 1-Winter storms to distort US jobless figures-Summers

White House economic adviser Larry Summers said on Monday winter blizzards were likely to distort U.S. February jobless figures, which are due to be released on Friday. Read More Here

(Telegraph) – Don’t go wobbly on us now, Ben Bernanke

Barack Obama’s home state of Illinois is near the point of fiscal disintegration. “The state is in utter crisis,” said Representative Suzie Bassi. “We are next to bankruptcy. We have a $13bn hole in a $28bn budget.” Read More Here

(GlobalEconomicAnalysis) – California Delays Payments, Ponders IOUs Again, Demands 80% of Income Tax Paid Before It’s Even Earned

Tactics in California to shore up its municipal bond rating are quite humorous. Supposedly, by delaying payments to schools, California can boost confidence in its bonds. Read More Here

(Reuters) – Euro in most difficult phase since launch – Merkel

Europe’s single currency project is facing its toughest period since its launch over a decade ago and it is essential that Greece tackle the roots of its troubles to restore confidence, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. Read More Here

(TheAtlantic) – How a New Jobless Era Will Transform America

The Great Recession may be over, but this era of high joblessness is probably just beginning. Before it ends, it will likely change the life course and character of a generation of young adults. Read More Here

Video: Webster Tarpley On Russia Today – Soviet Amerika

(RussiaToday) – On Peter Lavelle’s CrossTalk his guests are asked whether the US is following the historic path that led the the collapse of the Soviet Union. Continue reading

Video: Harry Markopolos – “Don’t Trust Your Government”

(SenseonCents) – In an interview on the Today show this morning (video clip after the fold), Harry Markopolos dropped a few bombshells. Harry’s statement that he had purchased a gun and mentally prepared himself to kill Bernie Madoff in self-defense if need be will likely grab the most attention. It shouldn’t. View Video Here

MSM: Gordon Brown Defends Expansion of British Police State

(DailyMail) – Gordon Brown defended the controversial DNA database and plans to extend CCTV today as he put the fear of crime and yobbery at the heart of the election campaign. Continue reading

Video: David Manning – Frustration Revolution

Hon. James David Manning, PhD says Joseph Andrew Stack started the Frustration Revolution because of the economy. For more information go to atlah.org and atlahworldwide.com Distributed by Tubemogul. Continue reading

Ron Paul vs. Bizarre Ben Bernanke – Ron Paul

Before the US House of Representatives, February 25, 2010

Madame Speaker, I would like to enter into the record the following letter from Professor Robert D. Auerbach, a professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas. This letter provides additional information regarding remarks I made at yesterday’s Financial Services Committee Humphrey-Hawkins hearing, remarks which Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke categorized as “bizarre.” Continue reading

MSM: U.S. Data Since 1895 Fail To Show Warming Trend

(NYTimes) – After examining climate data extending back nearly 100 years, a team of Government scientists has concluded that there has been no significant change in average temperatures or rainfall in the United States over that entire period. Continue reading

Canada’s Biggest Scandal?

The Grand Plan To Steal Canada’s Water Resource Wealth: 9 Judges Associated with Scandal Die Suddenly!

(Paul’s Note: This article was submitted by the author as a direct result of my “Calling All Whistle Blowers”. This is what happens when Fascists in High-level Government conspire against the marketplace. They have done everything to destroy this whistleblower, who will tell his story on my Monday Radio Program 12 PM Eastern. The show is recorded so, to listen, click on the LINK)

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Economy

(Youtube) – SHOCKING NEWS!! Recovery in Jeopardy! Stimulus Change propaganda losing steam – View Video Here

(Redress) – America and world economic meltdown – The mystery of the Afghanistan war

Christopher King argues that “a situation exists in which it may be in the interests of the United States to seek a ‘cold war’ situation with Russia and China as a pretext for defaulting on its external debt, attacking Iran, taking direct control of all Middle Eastern oilfields and effective control of Europe”. Read More Here

(AP) – Kansas tax collections decline by 27 percent for February

The Department of Revenue reported Friday that Kansas collected $71 million less in tax revenues than expected this month, leading one lawmaker to call for additional cuts to the current state budget. Read More Here

(Tennessean) – Property loans poised to fail

Like other apartments that have fallen into foreclosure in the Nashville area, Gateway is a reminder of a troubling and still growing problem for bankers — commercial real estate loans that have turned sour and could weigh on the economy for years. Read More Here

(Boston) – Foreclosure crisis hits affluent towns

Number of petitions to seize homes spikes in Norfolk, Middlesex counties Read More Here

(Vindy) – Foreclosure crisis deepens, despite earlier optimism

Local, state and national foreclosure statistics back up what many of us could sense about the number of homes falling to foreclosure last year: The problem got worse. Read More Here

(Bradenton) – Abandoned foreclosures a mounting crisis in Manatee (with video)

A mounting crisis created by the record number of foreclosures in Manatee County has hit Jeannette Traylor right where she lives: An abandoned foreclosed home has brought blight, crime and fear into her neighborhood. Read More Here

(MercuryNews) – Biz Break: Foreclosure wave ahead? Plus: ‘Bloom Box’ arrives

Today: Freddie Mac’s CEO expects a “potential large wave of foreclosures.” Silicon Valley startup Bloom Energy promises a new day for cheaper, cleaner power. Read More Here

(Bloomberg) – FDIC closes bank in Nevada for year’s 21st closure

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is seeking bids for $610.5 million of unpaid loans it’s holding from failed U.S. lenders including IndyMac Bank, Silverton Bank and New Frontier Bank. Read More Here

(Video) – AIG needs another bailout after Exec bonuses – Peter Schiff – View Video Here

(CounterPunch) – Profiting From the Hysteria They Stoked – Make War on Goldman Sachs – Read More Here

(Video) – Fractional Banking and How it Affects the Economy! Depression? Recession? – View Video Here

(Video) – The Collapse of Crony Socialism and the War of Information – View Video Here

We Must Never Forget Gaza

(PoliticalTheatrics) – Despite a slight improvement in the general humanitarian situation, the Gaza Strip remains a disaster area. In fact, in terms of the sheer destruction of homes and infrastructure, the coastal enclave can be compared to quake-stricken Haiti, with the main difference lying in the fact that while the Caribbean island’s calamity was a natural disaster, the Gaza disaster was inflicted by the criminal Israeli regime. Continue reading

World War

(CNN) – Top Israeli official: A nuclear Iran would endanger world stability

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Friday that Iran’s nuclear program poses a danger that extends beyond Israel. Read More Here

(CASMII) – Ahmadinejad once again fails to call for the annihilation of Israel

I saw Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren interviewed by Wolf Blitzer on CNN Friday afternoon. Oren said that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had called for the annihilation of Israel, and was therefore speaking of genocide. Read More Here

(DailyCaller) – Iran unexpectedly surfaces hidden nuclear stockpile

Iran has left international weapons inspectors stunned over the past two weeks as it suddenly moved virtually all of its underground nuclear fuel stockpile to an above-ground plant, and now the international community is struggling to determine what the country might be planning. Read More Here

Herbicide Chemical in Drinking Water Could Pose Much Greater Danger to Health Than Previously Thought

(NaturalNews) – Contamination of drinking water by a common herbicide poses a greater health threat than previously believed, according to a report issued by the nonprofit environmental organization Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Continue reading

Why pharmaceuticals might be called Weapons of Mass Prescription – Mike Adams

(NaturalNews) – Most people are familiar with traditional weapons of mass destruction such biological weapons, nuclear weapons and chemical weapons. The point of all such weapons of mass destruction is to inflict a large number of casualties on civilian populations as a way to cripple a nation into political or military submission. Continue reading