Fall back, men, Afghanistan is a nasty war we can never win

Britain’s commanders ignored every warning that the Taliban were the toughest fighters on earth. The American secretary of state, Condoleezza Rice, flies to Britain this week to meet a crisis entirely of London and Washington’s creation. They have no strategy for the continuing occupation of Afghanistan. They are hanging on for dear life and praying […]

Housing bailout bill creates national fingerprint registry

The Senate housing bill approved by a committee this week was already drawing fire from fiscal conservatives and financially responsible homeowners opposed to bailing out housing speculators. Now it may be time to add privacy advocates to the chorus of voices urging President Bush to veto the bill, which could put taxpayers on the hook […]

Disneyland by the Tigris

by Felicity Arbuthnot ‘We are dancing on a volcano.’ Comte de Salvandy (1795-1856) Just before the 1830 revolution. ‘Let them eat cake.’ Marie Antoinette. Iraq, before the holocaustal thirteen year embargo, the 2003 illegal invasion and subsequent countrywide massacre and reign of terror over its population – not by a ‘few bad apples’ of the […]

Statement of J. Marx Ayres, MSME, P.E: the 3 Towers were brought down by controlled demolition.

For those of you who want to learn more I suggest that you go through this slideshow from Architect Richard Gage who has many years of designing and building  Steel framed buildings like the WTC buildings. “I am a consulting mechanical engineer with over 55 years of experience in the design and construction of all […]

British U.F.O. Shocker! Government Officials Were Telling the Truth

LOL. That should put that “conspiracy theory” to bed. The National Archives Drawings of U.F.O. sightings reported to Britain’s Defense Ministry included a rocket-powered craft and one with colored lights. The National Archives The reports, released this month, also included a sketch of a vehicle on skis. The National Archives In another sketch, the edges […]

Insanity

By Charley Reese 25/05/08 “King Features Syndicate” — – President George Bush and his tag-along buddy John McCain are repeating almost word for word about Iran the pattern of lies and threats they used to justify the war against Iraq. Our intelligence agencies have said that Iran gave up the pursuit of a nuclear weapon […]

Iran Is No Threat, Unless Bush Makes It One

by Muhammad Sahimi In one of the most embarrassingly absurd, historically baseless, and astonishingly one-sided speeches any U.S. president has ever given, President Bush compared Iran to Nazi Germany in his speech to Israel’s Knesset. In doing so, the president repeated the same diatribes that Norman Podhoretz, the godfather of the neoconservatives, and Benjamin Netanyahu, […]

Project Censored Awards to Four Global Research Authors

Project Censored is a media research program based at the University of California at Sonoma. Project Censored awards go to news stories “that didn’t make the news”. “Through a partnership of faculty, students, and the community, Project Censored conducts research on important national news stories that are underreported, ignored, misrepresented, or censored by the US corporate […]

War pimp alert: U.S. Fourth Fleet in Venezuelan Waters

By NIKOLAS KOZLOFF With U.S. saber rattling towards Venezuela now at its height, the Pentagon has decided to reactivate the Navy’s fourth fleet in the Caribbean, Central and South America. It’s a bold move, and has already stirred controversy within the wider region. The fleet, which will start patrolling in July, will be based at […]

Energy expert: Gas could reach $15 per gallon

Robert Hirsch, senior advisor for Science Applications International Corporation, sat down with MSNBC’s Alex Witt to discuss the possibility of an upcoming oil crisis. Hirsch says that gas could reach $15/gallon within a few years because it is “essentially certain” the world has reached the maximum levels of oil production. “The problem is that there’s […]

Government to apologise to Vietnam veterans

So when the effects of depleted uranium will manifest it self, how long will the government deny that and how long before the next government will apologise to this generation of soldiers? The government will offer a formal apology to Vietnam veterans and their families on Wednesday. The apology will take place at Parliament. Read […]

Afghans appalled Marines not charged in killings

Yep, liberating the Afghan people alright. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials expressed outrage Saturday at the decision by the U.S. military not to charge U.S. Marines involved in a shooting spree that left 19 civilians dead in 2007. Maj. Fred C. Galvin, who commands the unit accused of killing civilians, will not be charged. […]

Sibel Edmonds vs. the Nuclear Terrorists

Sibel Edmonds is a national security whistleblower and senior Senators Charles Grassley and Patrick Leahy, and Department of Justice Inspector General Glenn Fine called her a credible witness- much of her testimony was corroborated by others at the FBI. She was hired by the FBI September 21, 2001 as a contract translator, and fired March […]

Detainee treatment: new details

Washington – At the US prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, military guards called their sleep-disruption efforts for detainees the “frequent-flier program.” This involved constant cell changes meant to disrupt prisoners’ rest and lower their resistance to interrogations. Detainees routinely are blasted with loud music at many US holding sites. Songs used include the one in […]