On CNN on January 16, Lou Dobbs, perhaps the most honest and outspoken major media commentator, told the truth about the Wall Street bailout. “Treasury Secretary Paulson basically used the money to bail out his buddies on Wall Street, and don’t let anybody kid you,” he said. ~ Cliff Kincaid
I'd thought it would just be a breezy Friday afternoon, when I clicked on today's post of M.J. Rosenberg, here on Huffington Post. Director of Policy for the Israel Policy Forum, Mr. Rosenberg's blog entry concerns the upcoming Israeli election -- and he tells us the outcome is "really not our business." ~ Melissa Rossi
In recent weeks, the world has been politely standing by and watching how things play out with the fiscal stimulus and latest bank-bailout plans in Washington. Yes, there's been some grumbling overseas about "buy American" provisions in the stimulus bill.
Disarming America 1 step at a time... Obama's Chief of Staff speaking at the Brady Center. "Our task of creating a socialist America can only succeed when those who would resist us have been totally disarmed."-Sarah Brady ~ VIDEO
An eyewitness account... I entered the Gaza Strip on Wednesday night with my friend and fellow activist Sharon Wallace after waiting ten hours at the Egypt/Gaza. The destruction and trauma is even greater than I expected. ~ Barbara Lubin
Our grassroots organizing campaign to get an economic impact study to pass HB 1660, a Single Payer, guaranteed healthcare program for all Pennsylvanians, also called "Family and Business Healthcare Security Act" has reached higher ground as three separate events converge that bode extremely well for the eventual passage of the bill. ~ Kate Loving Shenk
With a little reading and a little common sense, one might think the U.S. food supply, from seed to table, is being rapidly taken over by the Corporate/Government partnership. If true, it is yet another brilliantly sinister and silent scheme going unnoticed by consumers. The story is worth checking out. ~ VIDEO
In November 1998, John West's father, who had recently been diagnosed with cancer, asked him an extraordinary favor: help him commit suicide. After the tremendous weight of those words settled squarely on West's shoulders, he looked at his father and said the only thing he knew to say, "You got it." ~ John West
Marcy Kaptur of Ohio is the longest-serving Democratic congresswoman in U.S. history. Her district, stretching along the shore of Lake Erie from west of Cleveland to Toledo, faces an epidemic of home foreclosures and 11.5 percent unemployment. That heartland region, the Rust Belt, had its heart torn out by the North American Free Trade Agreement, with shuttered factories and struggling family farms. ~ Amy Goodman
Strep infections and not the flu virus itself may have killed most people during the 1918 influenza pandemic, which suggests some of the most dire predictions about a new pandemic may be exaggerated, U.S. researchers said on Thursday. ~ Photo - An emergency hospital at Camp Funston, Kansas, for soldiers sickened by the 1918 flu.
Glenn Beck plays audio recorded from a speech Al Gore gave before Obama's inauguration to school children. Wait until you hear the BS propaganda he was spewing to these kids! ~ AUDIO
Several U.S. States Declaring Sovereignty... Many More Considering Such Measures... No Sovereignty = Dictatorship!
Back in December, the Wall Street Journal had a good chuckle over Russian academic Igor Panarin’s prediction that the United States would break apart by 2010. Using threadbare Cold War logic, Andrew Osborn wrote that Panarin’s forecast “is music to the ears of the Kremlin, which in recent years has blamed Washington for everything from instability in the Middle East to the global financial crisis.” ~ Kurt Nimmo
Codex Alimentarius... It's All Planned and Documented... The Global Elite WILL Control Your Food Supply... Eat It or Starve!
The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC), based in Rome, Italy is an international organization jointly created in 1962 by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nations “allegedly” to protect the health of consumers with guidelines for food standards. ~ Robert Singer
People walk past a giant sculpture featuring Albert Einstein's formula "E=mc2" in front of Berlin's Altes Museum in 2006. It's taken more than a century, but Einstein's celebrated formula e=mc2 has finally been corroborated, thanks to a heroic computational effort by French, German and Hungarian physicists.
If the U.S. has its way, and it usually does when it comes to Codex Alimentarius, GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) will be promoted by making their labeling unnecessary, even though there is significant scientific evidence to warrant a moratorium on the widespread use of GMOs. Severe health problems are already evident with the use of GMOs. Incidentally, the U.S. is the only country in the world where unlabeled use of GMOs is permitted.
Homeschoolers in recent months have weathered the turmoil of a California court opinion that appeared to ban the activity, and while the threat later was removed, proposals that would hinder parents who want to teach their own children remain pending.
** MUST READ!... END OF PARENTAL RIGHTS!... United Nations Plan... Parents Rights Will Be Replaced By GOVERNMENT! **
The War on Terror? It's a Hoax! There is No War on Terror... Give Up Your Freedoms for Protection From... Terror By Design!
According to US government propaganda, terrorist cells are spread throughout America, making it necessary for the government to spy on all Americans and violate most other constitutional protections. Among President Bush's last words as he left office was the warning that America would soon be struck again by Muslim terrorists. ~ Paul Craig Roberts
Just two weeks after his historic inauguration ceremony, Obama’s presidency is lurching towards failure, and not because three of his administration picks have been found to be tax cheats, but because nearly all of his administration picks are corporate whores and shills. ~ Dave Lindorff
A well-known West Memphis, Arkansas, physician was in critical condition Wednesday night after he was injured in a bombing that occurred as he was getting into his vehicle to leave for work, police said.
The Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday urged tax filers to not report last year’s stimulus payment directly on their tax returns.
Is Dick Cheney STILL Calling the Shots?... Talking of Nuclear, Bio Attacks Likely If Obama Doesn't Stick to the Bush 'Plan'
Former Vice President Dick Cheney warned that there is a “high probability” that terrorists will attempt a catastrophic nuclear or biological attack in coming years, and said he fears the Obama administration’s policies will make it more likely the attempt will succeed.
This Name Comes Up Again and Again... Dr. Howard Dean! The United States Needs Dr. Howard Dean for Health Secretary!
I am astonished at the massive grassroots support piling up in comment columns and, I presume, also in phone calls and emails to change.gov in support of Howard Dean to take the place of Tom Daschle in the Cabinet. ~ Stephen Fox
A couple in California, required by law to have their dog implanted with a microchip in order to take him camping, swallowed their objections … and watched their Chihuahua named Charlie Brown bleed to death from the procedure.
The US can still be an economic superpower and have much influence in the world, but the days of being a globe-girdling military power are over. The US foreign policy elite just hasn’t accepted it yet... ~ Ivan Eland