Saturday, 8 January 2011

What Would Einstein Say?

By Fidel Castro

Today the leaders of the State of Israel practice genocide and are associating themselves with the most reactionary forces on the planet. Continue

DOJ Subpoenas Twitter Records of WikiLeaks Volunteers

By Glenn Greenwald

The information demanded by the DOJ is sweeping in scope.  It includes all mailing addresses and billing information known for the user, all connection records and session times, all IP addresses used to access Twitter, all known email accounts, as well as the "means and source of payment," including banking records and credit cards. Continue

Free Market Fraud

Must watch By Dylan Ratigan

At first glance, the December jobs report seems to be a step in the right direction. Continue

Former CIA Asset Luis Posada Goes to Trial

By Peter Kornbluh

On January 10 one of the most dangerous terrorists in recent history will go on trial in a small courtroom in El Paso, Texas. Continue

Murder In Tucson?
Arizona Death Panel Claims Another Victim

By Rick Ungar

Tucson University Medical Center has confirmed that a patient who was refused a liver transplant due to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer’s decision to cut the state benefit that would have made the transplant possible, has died. Continue

US Police Wage War on Cameras

3 Minute Video Report By RT

Today's high tech world has made it a lot easier to videotape police, but it may have also made it more dangerous. RT's Ramon Galindo shows us how a high school student has become the latest target in the war on cameras. Continue

Where We're Headed...
Become an outlaw – or submit

By Eric Peters

Everything's already in place; the circle is closing. Soon it will be impossible to pretend we still live in an even semi-free country. Continue

5 killed in Afghan violence: Three civilians and two militants were killed in Afghanistan Saturday in incidents including the bombing of a tractor in the troubled south of the war-torn country, officials said.
Germany to begin Afghan pullout by end of 2011 : The German government will ask parliament this month for approval to start withdrawing troops from Afghanistan at the end of the year, excerpts of the proposal obtained by Reuters showed on Saturday.
US buys right to kill Pakistani citizens: U.S. to offer more support bribes to Pakistan: The Obama administration has decided to offer Pakistan more military, intelligence and economic support, and to intensify U.S. efforts to forge a regional peace, despite ongoing frustration that Pakistani officials are not doing enough to combat terrorist groups in the country's tribal areas, officials said.
'US has right to interfere in Pakistan's affairs': The US has the right to interfere in Pakistan's economic and governance affairs as Washington provides funds to it, the American envoy here has asserted.
Attacks in Iraq kill 4, including two children: Two children, one six and the other 10, were killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) on a chicken farm in Al-Hashamiyat, 10 kilometres (six miles) west of Baquba, an official in the Baquba Operations Command said.
Al-Sadr calls on Iraqis 'to resist': "We are still resisting the occupation through armed, cultural and all kinds of resistance, so repeat after me: no, no to occupiers," al-Sadr told a crowd of thousands outside his ancestral home in Najaf on Saturday.
'Iran can produce nuclear fuel: Salehi said Tehran is capable of making its own nuclear fuel plates and rods, reported Fars News Agency on Saturday.
Manufacturing Consent For Attack On Iran: Israel admits Iran incapable of producing nuclear weapon before 2015: Israel believes that Iran will not be able to produce a nuclear bomb before 2015. That is the assessment of the outgoing head of Israel's Mossad intelligence agency, Meir Dagan, in a briefing published on Friday. Previous Israeli estimates suggested that Iran could have the bomb in a year or two.
Iran police confirm US woman 'spy' arrested: An Iranian security official confirmed on Saturday that an American woman said by media earlier this week to have been arrested for spying when trying to enter the country is in custody.
Wikileaks: Israel planned to strike Hamas financially: A Wikileaks document states that Israeli Anti-Terrorism Bureau chief Danny Arditi had devised a plan to strike Hamas by boosting financial support to the West Bank government headed by Salam Fayyad, the Lebanese newspaper Al-Safir said Friday.
WikiLeaks says U.S. grand jury requests supporter Twitter data: WikiLeaks said Saturday the Twitter accounts of four supporters had been subpoenaed in connection with an espionage investigation into the whistleblowing website led by a secret U.S. grand jury.
Icelandic Interior Minister Says Wikileaks-case is “Odd and Grave”: “Of course it is a very serious matter, if a demand has been put forward that she submit personal information to US authrities. She is an Icelandic member of Althingi and furthermore a member of the Foreign Relations committee of Althingi.”
WikiLeaks demands Google and Facebook unseal US subpoenas: Call comes after revelation that US has tried to force Twitter to release WikiLeaks members' private details
Should social networks release data?: Or is it more important for personal details to remain confidential? Will this damage users' trust in social networks?
Obama, In Blow to Closing Guantanamo, Signs Law: President Barack Obama, in a setback to hopes for the quick closing of the Guantanamo Bay prison, reluctantly signed a bill on Friday barring suspects held there from being brought to the United States for trial
U.S. seeks life in prison for ex-Guantanamo detainee: A U.S. jury found Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, 36, not guilty of all but one charge in November following a five-week trial in New York. He had been accused of conspiring in the 1998 al Qaeda bomb attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people.
Man admits he lied to FBI to frame associates as terrorists: He also admitted to misleading the FBI by telling agents that one of the associates had discussed attacking Times Square "since it would likely inflict the greatest number of casualties."
Islamic group is CIA front, ex-Turkish intel chief says: A memoir by a top former Turkish intelligence official claims that a worldwide moderate Islamic movement based in Pennsylvania has been providing cover for the CIA since the mid-1990s.
Provocative RT ads rejected in US airports: Major US airports refused to display images intended for use in the RT's December'09 US advertising campaign.
'Biggest cover-up in US history': Months after the US government declared the waters in the Gulf of Mexico safe, thick layers of oil have been found along Louisiana coastal marshes, prompting local officials to accuse relevant authorities of 'cover-up.'
Activists decry plans for ‘second class’ of US citizen: Human rights activists and some constitutional scholars are denouncing a proposal by a group of state lawmakers to create a "second class" of US citizenship that would apply to children of illegal immigrants.
Two Dead Since Arizona Medicaid Program Slashed Transplant Coverage: Arizona also restricted coverage of prosthetics, eliminated podiatric services, preventive dental services, and wellness and physical exams for adult Medicaid enrollees.
Banks Lose Pivotal Massachusetts Foreclosure Case: The state Supreme Judicial Court yesterday upheld a judge’s decision saying two foreclosures were invalid because the banks didn’t prove they owned the mortgages, which he said were transferred into two mortgage-backed trusts without the recipients’ being named.

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