“I desire what is good. Therefore, everyone who does not agree with me is a traitor.” King George III .
“That it is better 100 guilty Persons should escape than that one innocent Person should suffer, is a Maxim that has been long and generally approved.” Benjamin Franklin, letter to Benjamin Vaughan, March 14, 1785
“As many of you know, it has been reported that President Obama has signed an order authorizing the assassination of [American Citizen] al-Awlaki… ..no one argues that a President doesn’t have the right to issue such an order.“Senator Joe Lieberman, 5/6/10.
(CampaignForLiberty) – Imagine you are sitting home on a quiet Sunday afternoon in conversation with your beloved spouse. Suddenly your husband slumps over, blood draining from his head as a sniper’s bullet shatters your living room window. Your husband has just been assassinated by a government agent and it is later discovered — after ten years of painful inquiries carried out under the threat of your own assassination — that your husband was targeted as an enemy combatant and a terrorist. Continue reading →
(NaturalNews) – Do healing foods work better than Big Pharma’s drugs? The results speak for themselves – Mike Adams
The drug industry is constantly trying to convince you that drugs are good for your health while nutritional supplements and healthy foods are somehow bad for you. This same line of nonsense is also repeated by the FDA, which goes out of its way to censor the truth about the healing properties of natural foods like walnuts, cherries and berries. Read More Here
(Reuters) – Low vitamin D tied to depression in older people
Older men and women with lower levels of vitamin D in their blood are more prone to become depressed over time, new research shows. Read More Here
(Guardian) – Scientists call for GM review after surge in pests around cotton farms in China
Farmland struck by infestations of bugs following widespread adoption of Bt cotton made by biotech giant Monsanto Read More Here
(Reuters) – FDA: Glaxo, Merck vaccines OK despite pig virus
Rotavirus vaccines made by GlaxoSmithKline Plc and Merck & Co Inc are safe to use despite being contaminated with a pig virus, U.S. health regulators ruled on Friday. Read More Here
(DailyMail) – Long conversations on mobile phones can increase risk of cancer, suggests 10-year study
Prolonged use of mobile phones over many years could increase the risk of cancer, scientists have found. Read More Here
(CNN) – ‘Shocking’ conditions at Tylenol plant
The quality and safety violations that led to the shutdown of a Tylenol plant were extremely serious, and could lead to tough action by regulators on drugmaker Johnson & Johnson. “This inspection report is pretty close to being the worst I’ve seen. It suggests that basically the FDA found an issue with almost every system at the plant,” said Lebo, who had previously worked for Johnson & Johnson’s pharmaceutical sourcing group in 2002. Lebo said he left that job after nine months because the work required too much travel.Read More Here
(NYTimes) – U.S. Clears a Test of Bioengineered Trees
Federal regulators gave clearance Wednesday for a large and controversial field test of genetically engineered trees planned for seven states stretching from Florida to Texas. Read More Here
(DailyMail) – Revealed: The very unappetising truth about McDonald’s chicken meals
One of tens of thousands, each bird is allowed the floor space equivalent to a sheet of A4 paper and will live for just 40 days before it hits its genetically-engineered slaughter weight. That’s if it doesn’t perish along the way. Read More Here
(Telegraph) – Homeopathy is witchcraft, say doctors
Hundreds of members of the BMA have passed a motion denouncing the use of the alternative medicine, saying taxpayers should not foot the bill for remedies with no scientific basis to support them. Read More Here
A primary reason Bush and Cheney succeeded in their radical erosion of core liberties is because they focused their assault on non-citizens with foreign-sounding names, casting the appearance that none of what they were doing would ever affect the average American. There were several exceptions to that tactic — the due-process-free imprisonment of Americans Yaser Hamdi and Jose Padilla, the abuse of the “material witness” statute to detain American Muslims, the eavesdropping on Americans’ communications without warrants — but the vast bulk of the abuses were aimed at non-citizens. That is now clearly changing. Continue reading →
(NYTimes) – Editor’s note: Not even Obama’s predecessor suggested such draconian measures. Obama wants a modification that strikes at ideas established in the Magna Carta of 1215 and British common law — due process and a right to a speedy trial.
President Obama’s legal advisers are considering asking Congress to allow the government to detain terrorism suspects longer after their arrests before presenting them to a judge for an initial hearing, according to administration officials familiar with the discussions. Continue reading →
(Alipac) – A panel of three law professors discussing Arizona’s anti-illegal immigration law Thursday at UCSD concurred that the law could well pass constitutional muster, although violations could occur as police officers enforce it.
The measure was signed into law last month by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer. Among other things, it empowers local police to check a person’s immigration status if there is reasonable suspicion the person is in the country illegally and forbids agencies from adopting so-called “sanctuary” policies that restrict officers’ enforcement of federal immigration laws. Continue reading →
See Also:(NationalGeographic) – Gulf Oil Leaks Could Gush for Years – “We don’t have any idea how to stop this,” expert says. – Read More Here
(EconomicCollapse) – As oil continues to pour into the Gulf of Mexico at a staggering rate, many are now starting to realize that the pain from this oil spill will be felt not just for months or years – but for decades. At least 4.2 million gallons of oil (and some estimates put the total at far higher than that) are already in the Gulf of Mexico causing untold damage to the ecologically fragile Louisiana coast. The oil has already made contact with the Chandeleur Islands off of the coast of Louisiana, and over the next few days more areas are expected to see oil come ashore. But just because this disaster is unfolding in slow-motion does not mean that this is not going to be a complete and utter tragedy for the Gulf Coast region. In fact, many of those living along the Gulf Coast now fear that this oil spill is going to do far more damage to the region than Hurricane Katrina did. And after Hurricane Katrina and everything else that folks living down there have been through over the past several years, the thought of weathering another massive tragedy is almost too much. Continue reading →
(WorldNetDaily) – Attorneys for the federal government have argued in a lawsuit pending in federal court in Iowa that individuals have no “fundamental right” to obtain what food they choose.
The brief was filed April 26 in support of a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund over the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ban on the interstate sale of raw milk.
“There is no ‘deeply rooted’ historical tradition of unfettered access to foods of all kinds,” states the document signed by U.S. Attorney Stephanie Rose, assistant Martha Fagg and Roger Gural, trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice. Continue reading →
(HuffingtonPost) – Hillary Clinton: Iran Proving It Deserves New Sanctions – Read More Here
(WSWS) – America’s War on Pakistan – US Warns Pakistan of “Severe Consequences”
The Obama administration has seized on the failed car bombing in New York’s Times Square on May 1 to insist that the Pakistani military step up its war on Islamic militants and extend its operations into North Waziristan. The US demand is being backed by thinly disguised warnings of economic reprisals and military intervention. Read More Here
(TheHindu) – Russia plans to open naval bases in Ukraine in response to NATO’s eastward expansion – Read More Here
(PressTV) – UK vows to back US against Iran
Days after the establishment of a new British government, Foreign Secretary William Hague vows to work with the US against Iran, going so far as to consider military action against Tehran. Read More Here
(BusinessInsider) – Nearly 300 insurers refuse to boycott Iran-linked companies
Nearly 300 insurers have refused to agree to a moratorium on investments in companies that the California insurance commissioner says do business with Iran, the state agency said. Read More Here
(Spiegel) – Pictures from Bangkok Demonstrations – View Here
(Telegraph) – USSR planned nuclear attack on China in 1969
The extraordinary assertion, made in a publication sanctioned by China’s ruling Communist Party, suggests that the world came perilously close to nuclear war just seven years after the Cuban missile crisis. Read More Here
(Redress) – Who is Bombing in Iraq? Are the bombers Al-Qaeda, the CIA or Israel?
Christopher King argues that it is likely that the American CIA – or Israel acting on its behalf – is responsible for recent atrocities in Iraq, in order to extend and consolidate the occupation, just as it is probable that the Times Square bomber was, wittingly or otherwise, acting for the CIA or Israel, to justify the US military intervention in South Asia. Read More Here
(DesertPeace) – ‘Neglect and poverty’ – life as a Palestinian in Jerusalem
Life for Palestinians in Jerusalem is “a continuing cycle of neglect, discrimination, poverty and shortages”, said the report, one of the most comprehensive studies of the socio-economic situation in East Jerusalem released in recent years. Read More Here
(MSNBC) – Thai army declares ‘live firing zone’ in Bangkok
Thailand’s army designated a riot-wracked neighborhood in central Bangkok as a “live firing zone” Saturday, as streets in the Asian metropolis became battlegrounds and authorities struggled to contain Red Shirt demonstrators demanding the prime minister’s resignation. Read More Here
(Reuters) – Pakistani Taliban say America will “burn”
Pakistani Taliban militants have warned America that it will soon “burn” while calling for Pakistan’s rulers to be overthrown for following “America’s agenda”. Read More Here
(GlobalResearch) – “War without Borders”: Obama’s “Long War” – Michel Chossudovsky
The concept of the “long war” has characterised military doctrine since the end of World War II. The broader objective of global military dominance in support of an imperial project was first formulated under the Truman administration in the late 1940s at the outset of the Cold War.
The 2000 Project for the New American Century (PNAC), which was the backbone of the NeoCon’s agenda was predicated on “waging a war without borders”. The PNAC’s declared objectives was to “fight and decisively win multiple, simultaneous major theater wars” in different regions of the World as well perform the so-called military “constabulary” duties “associated with shaping the security environment in critical regions”. Global constabulary implies a Worldwide process of military policing and interventionism. (Project for a New American Century, Rebuilding Americas Defenses.pdf, September 2000) Continue reading →
(Telegraph) – US faces one of biggest budget crunches in world – IMF – Read More Here
(NaturalNews) – Why U.S. lawmakers oppose renewable energy grants
With the economy in shambles throughout the past year or two, lawmakers have been scrambling to find ways to spur growth and increase American jobs. However many are opposing stimulus efforts that create jobs overseas, including renewable energy grants that end up creating manufacturing jobs in China rather than in the U.S. Read More Here
(KurtNimmo) – Obama Administration: Goldman Sachs from Top to Bottom
Two articles on the FDL website detail the intimate and incestuous relationship between the Barry Obama administration and Goldman Sachs. FDL names names and provides expansive detail on the Goldie administration. Read More Here
(BusinessInsider) – Surprise! Cost Of Healthcare Bill Already Spiraling Beyond Estimates, And Democrats Are Ignoring The Reasons Why
There’s been a spate of bad news recently about the health care bill.
Henry Waxman canceled his War on Accounting, not because there was a sudden breakout of common sense on Capitol Hill, but because his committee’s investigation revealed that companies had begun exploring whether they should drop their health insurance plans entirely–a move that would cost over $100 billion dollars thanks to the huge new subsidies the government would have to dole out. Read More Here
(RawStory) – Schwarzenegger’s solution to California’s budget woes: End welfare
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday unveiled plans to plug California’s budget deficit by slashing billions of dollars worth of funding for services designed to help the state’s poor. Read More Here
(OilPrice) – 4 Economic Predictions: What Remains when you Scrape Away the Hype – Read More Here
The Mainstream Financial Media (MFM) is famously (or infamously) deficient in any context other than the day’s swirl of data, rumor and response.
(Campaign4Liberty) – Will the New Bailout Save Europe?
Keep in mind that the European Central Bank (ECB) is buying bonds with printed money, which means inflation. Like the United States, Europe is broke, and will be even more so once this “bailout” goes through. Read More Here
(Bloomberg) – Fed Board May Soon Add Three More Millionaires to Its Ranks – Read More Here
(AP) – Trichet: economy in deepest crisis since WWII
The President of the European Central Bank was quoted Saturday as saying that he still sees Europe’s economy in its deepest crisis since World War II, or even World War I. Read More Here
(EconomicPolicyJournal) – The Fed Currency Swaps Begin – Read More Here
(Guardian) – Bankers’ earnings surge towards pre-crash levels
Pay and bonuses totalled £20.5bn in four months to April, compared with £24bn at height of boom in 2007 Read More Here
(TheStreet) – Bank Failures Exceed 2009’s Pace
State regulators closed four community banks Friday, bringing the total number of failed banks for 2010 to 72. Read More Here
(Telegraph) – President Nicolas Sarkozy ‘threatened to pull France out of euro’
President Nicolas Sarkozy slammed his fist on the table and threatened to pull France out of the euro at a meeting of European leaders deciding Greece’s aid package last Friday, according to Spain’s El Pais newspaper. Read More Here
(BusinessWeek) – Euro Breakup Talk Increases as Germany Loses Proxy (Update1) – Read More Here
(Reuters) – US bankruptcies resume upward path in 1st quarter
U.S. bankruptcy filings resumed their upward climb in the first quarter, nearly equaling their highest level since 2005, as high unemployment and a still-strained housing market squeezed consumers. Read More Here
(VoiceOfRussia) – Global crisis not over yet – Putin
Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has warned that the global economic crisis is not over yet. Addressing top finance and economic development ministry officials on Friday, he said that the crisis had forced eurozone countries to take tough financial stabilization measures and that ordinary citizens were now paying for macro-economic blunders. Read More Here
(EconomicCollapseBlog) – Will The U.K. Be The Next European Nation To Experience A Massive Debt Crisis? – Read More Here
(Fox) – Obama’s Ex-Auto Czar Says GM May Have Stretched Truth About Loan Repayment
President Obama’s former auto czar has nothing but praise for General Motors’ new chief executive, Ed Whitacre, but he acknowledged this week that the auto giant may have “slightly elasticized the reality of things” by airing an ad claiming it had repaid its government loans “in full.” Read More Here
(CalculatedRisk) – Schwarzenegger: Eliminate Welfare and most Child Care, reduce Health Care
From the SacBee: Schwarzenegger budget would eliminate welfare
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger asked lawmakers Friday to eliminate the state’s welfare program starting in October and dramatically scale back in-home care for elderly and disabled as part of his May budget revision to close a $19.1 billion deficit. Read More Here
(Telegraph) – VAT should be imposed on food and children’s clothes, says IMF
David Cameron should use this summer’s emergency Budget to raise VAT on a host of excluded products, including food and children’s clothes, the International Monetary Fund signalled yesterday. Read More Here
Video: Bob Chapman’s Friday, May 14th Economic Report on Alex Jones Tv
Friday guest Bob Chapman, a former stockbroker who has written numerous article on business, finance, economics, politics, and publishes The International Forecaster. Continue reading →
(May 14) – Alex talks with special guest David Hammer, death row inmate and author of Deadly Secrets: Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing. In his book, Hammer discusses the mysterious Major and Poindexter characters that Timothy McVeigh said instigated and advanced the Oklahoma City bombing plot. Continue reading →
(Reuters) – A national business lobbying group on Friday joined 20 U.S. states in a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system.
The joint lawsuit led by Florida and now grouping 20 states was filed on March 23 by mostly Republican attorneys general.
It claims the sweeping reform of the $2.5 trillion U.S. healthcare system, pushed through by Democrats in the U.S. Congress after months of bitter partisan wrangling, violates state government rights in the U.S. Constitution and will force massive new spending on hard-pressed state governments. Continue reading →
Richard Gage recently completed a very successful tour of Canada, including a stop in Montreal. The following video is Richard being pulled aside by CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corp.) for an interview while in Montreal. Below that you will find what CBC did with that interview…Obviously CBC is not ready to hear or give the science of 9/11 reasonable time or consideration on air. Continue reading →
(911Blogger) – Recorded live through the facilities of Greenfield Community Television GCTV on 13 April 2010.
Dr. Bowman served as an airforce pilot with more than 100 combat missions in Vietnam. He was in charge of a research project under the Ford and Carter administrations later to be known as Star Wars. During the Reagan administration Robert Bowman became a whistle blower knowing from the inside that this technology could only be successful as an offensive weapon. Robert Bowman, retired Lt. Col, is one of more than 200 Senior Military, Intelligence Service, Law Enforcement, and Government Officials questioning the US government’s ‘official’ version what happened on September 11, 2001 – see list and statements at www.PatriotsQuestion911.com . Bob Bowman currently serves as National Commander at www.ThePatriots.USContinue reading →