Israel defends use of flesh-eating weapon

What defence is there for the use of white phosphor on civilians? None absolutely no excuse whatsoever. Tel Aviv hits back at a humanitarian report that suggests the Israeli army had ‘illegally’ shelled Gazans with white phosphorus shells. The New York-headquartered Human Rights Watch said in a recent report that Israel’s indiscriminate and deliberate use […]

How big a deal is the loss of the dollar’s reserve status?

As the dollar loses its reserves status, at least half of the world’s $5,385 billion dollar reserves will be sold off and replaced with other currencies (yuan, euro, khaleeji, gold, rand, etc…). The US, with its $71 foreign reserves, will not be able to do anything to counteract this mass exodus from the dollar. With […]

Rainbow Warrior bombing agent dies in French plane crash

Good riddens. Fernando Pereira who died in the attack lived in my neighbourhood in Amsterdam and was part of a much appreciated small Dutch Portugese community. That community which I knew was devastated after his death. I had friends in that community and I can only say good riddens to bad trash. A member of […]

The U.K. wants your Twitter chatter under surveillance

Not happy with pushing the EU Data Retention Directive which would make ISPs store communication data for 12 months Vernon Coaker, the U.K. Home Office security minister, now wants all social networking sites and IM messaging service monitored as well. The Interception Monderisation Programme (IMP) is the government proposal for legislation to use mass monitoring […]

Stasi HQ UK… where details of all your journeys are secretly logged and kept for a decade

And this is not all. This anonymous office building on a business park near Heathrow Airport is where the Government has begun monitoring millions of British holidaymakers using its controversial new ‘terrorist detector’ database. The top-secret computer system – tied into the airlines’ ticketing network – makes judgments about travel habits and passengers’ friends and […]

Hyperinflation and US bankruptcy when will the dollar finally being dumped as the reserve currency?

“The implication is that authorities must be selling their dollar reserves in order to stabilise the USD-CNY exchange rate,” Gruenwald, a former International Monetary Fund official about the Chinese central bank. According to Puru Saxena, CEO of Puru Saxena Wealth Management the US is already bankrupt. His argument is that the GDP is US$ 14 […]

Wall Street’s and the City’s Attempt to Destabilize the EU Banking System and the Euro

I would have thought that John Key being so knowledgeable on banking and governing would have volunteered his expertise to the G20. According to LEAP/E2020, there are only two options left for the G20 leaders who gather next April 2nd in London: either they rebuild a new international monetary system, creating the conditions for a […]

9/11 Commissioner Bob Kerrey: It Might Take “A Permanent 9/11 Commission” to End the Remaining Mysteries of September 11

Some of us have been writing for years (see this and this) that the 9/11 Commission Report was unreliable because most of the information was based on the statements of tortured detainees. As I wrote in March 2007: In fact, the 9/11 Commission Report was largely based on a third-hand account of what tortured detainees […]

Lingering mystery: Congressman calls for probe into 2001 anthrax attacks

More than seven years after the first bio-terror attack on the United States, Congress is considering creating a commission to probe the government’s response to the anthrax-laced letters that killed five people. Representative Rush Holt, a Democrat, has submitted a bill that would create a bipartisan commission to investigate the government’s handling of the 2001 […]

Kucinich Calls For Congressional Investigation Into Cheney “Assassination Unit”

Congressman says Hersh claims should be subject of formal probe Steve Watson Infowars.net Monday, March 16, 2009 Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) has called for a formal Congressional probe into allegations by investigative reporter Seymour Hersh that former Vice-President Dick Cheney had his own SS-style political assassination unit. Kucinich made the call Friday in a […]