Can Truth Retain Its Independence?

Paul Craig Roberts wrote the Kemp-Roth bill and was assistant secretary of the Treasury in the Reagan administration. He was associate editor of the Wall Street Journal editorial page and contributing editor of National Review. He is author or co-author of eight books, including The Supply-Side Revolution (Harvard University Press). He has held numerous academic […]

Interview with an investment banker

Just in case you missed it. Investment bankers bet and speculate. In other words they are making money with money. When the banking world was about to collapse because the bet on packets of junk bonds, and were about to be caught out on it they changed their tack. They now bet and speculate on […]

Telekom Accused of Tracking Journalists’ Mobile Phone Signals

Still think Germany or the world for that matter has a free press. The allegations against German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom just keep on coming. SPIEGEL has information that Telekom tracked journalists’ movements using mobile phone data. And the company may have hired ex-Stasi spies to help. <!– OAS_RICH(‘Middle2′); // –> DPA Allegations continue to […]

Stopping the War Machine: Military Recruiters Must Be Confronted

Posted on May 28, 2008 AP Photo/Reed Saxon Disabled Vietnam War veteran and antiwar activist Ron Kovic, subject of the film “Born on the Fourth Of July,” reaches out to touch fingers with an admirer during a massive protest against U.S. involvement in Iraq. The demonstration occurred in downtown Los Angeles in September 2005. By Ron Kovic […]

Dem congressman calls on McClellan to testify about book’s revelations

Already getting grief from his former White House colleagues, former Bush spokesman Scott McClellan is now being asked to testify before Congress about the revelations contained in his scathing new memoir. Rep. Robert Wexler (D-FL), a key Bush antagonist and member of the House Judiciary Committee, says McClellan needs to tell Congress the full story […]

The Mega-Pentagon: A Bush-Enabled Monster We Can’t Stop

The Pentagon has developed a taste for unrivalled power and unequalled access to the treasury that won’t be easily undone by future administrations. A full-fledged cottage industry is already focused on those who eagerly await the end of the Bush administration, offering calendars, magnets, and t-shirts for sale as well as counters and graphics to […]

Operation Mockingbird: CIA Media Manipulation

Perhaps this is the reason “The Central Intelligence Agency owns everyone of any significance in the major media.” –William Colby, former CIA Director, By Mary Louise The CIA’s secret activities, covert missions, and connections of control are all done under the pretense and protection of national security with no accountability whatsoever, at least in their […]

I like this one:

“A society whose citizens refuse to see and investigate the facts, who refuse to believe that their government and their media will routinely lie to them and fabricate a reality contrary to verifiable facts, is a society that chooses and deserves the Police State Dictatorship it’s going to get.” — Ian Williams Goddard

Prominent Structural Engineers Say Official Version of 9/11 “Impossible” “Defies Common Logic” “Violates the Law of Physics”

Numerous structural engineers now publicly challenge the government’s account of the destruction of the Trade Centers on 9/11, including: Two professors of structural engineering at a prestigious Swiss university (Dr. Joerg Schneider and Dr. Hugo Bachmann) said that, on 9/11, World Trade Center 7 was brought down by controlled demolition (translation here) Kamal S. Obeid, […]

Michael Parenti on conspiracy theories and the left wing paranoia about them

I could not have said it better myself. (An oldie but a goodie from Parenti. Some things never change, it seems… but that won’t stop anyone from trying. Reposting at the suggestion of user ‘cburn’. -rep.) From Dirty Truths by Michael Parenti (1996, City Lights Books) (Pages 172 – 191) THE JFK ASSASSINATION II: CONSPIRACY […]

Graeme MacQueen – 3.19.2008 – University of Waterloo

At this moment Universities all over The US are hosting forums, debates and lectures about the events of 911. One such lecture was by an eminently erudite professor by the name of Greame MacQueen. whether you believe the official “Conspiracy theory”, that 19 Arab young men were send to their deaths by a malignant extremist […]

Iraq War May Have Increased Energy Costs Worldwide by a Staggering $6 Trillion

The invasion of Iraq by Britain and the US has trebled the price of oil, according to a leading expert, costing the world a staggering $6 trillion in higher energy prices alone. The oil economist Dr Mamdouh Salameh, who advises both the World Bank and the UN Industrial Development Organisation (Unido), told The Independent on […]

The War Camp in Death Throes is Intent on Striking Iran

By Mehrnaz Shahabi 25/05/08 “ICH” – The most aggressive posturing and accusations against Iran, yet issued by Washington, signal the rapid closure of the window of opportunity for peace which opened up following the release of the US’ National Intelligence Estimate in December 07 concluding that there was no evidence of a nuclear weaponisation programme […]