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September 2009

EU intervention in Irish referendum 'unlawful'
2009 09 30
The European Commission has been accused of "unlawful" interference in Ireland's referendum after paying for a 16-page guide to the Lisbon Treaty to be inserted into national newspapers. Campaigners for a "No" vote have threatened a legal challenge after 1.1 million copies of the European Union booklet were distributed, at a cost to the taxpayer of £139,000. The guide gives ...
The Group of Twenty & the Evolution of Global Governance
2009 09 30
In 1994 when I covered my first global meeting, there was a press briefing by the Commission on Global Governance on their forthcoming report, Our Global Neighborhood. The man giving the briefing was one of the co-chairs, Sir Shridath Ramphal who was not only president of Guyana but also president of the (British) Commonwealth Association. As I read the glossy ...
Did MI5 kill Dr David Kelly?
2009 09 30
The day Dr David Kelly took a short walk to his death in the Oxfordshire countryside, an unopened letter lay on the desk of his book-lined study. Sent from the heart of the British Government, the pages were marked 'personal' and threatened the world-renowned microbiologist with the sack if he ever publicly opened his mouth again. The letter remained unopened ...
Montana Town Occupied By Private Paramilitary Security Force - Check the Symbolism
2009 09 30
Updated: APF Changes Name, Logo & Website To “Diffuse Tension” Exposed: American Police Force Is A Blackwater Front Group A private security force whose biggest role is helping the U.S. government to “combat terrorism” is now patrolling the streets of a town in Montana, acting as law enforcement but accountable to nobody and operating completely outside the limitations of the U.S. constitution ...
If you want another 9/11, leave Afghanistan, Rice says
2009 09 30
Former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice has said that the United States could experience another terrorist attack like 9/11 if troops are withdrawn from Afghanistan. "If you want another terrorist attack in the US, abandon Afghanistan," she said in an interview with Fortune magazine on Tuesday. "The last time we left Afghanistan, and we abandoned Pakistan, that territory became ...
Dozens Dead After Tsunami Near Samoa
2009 09 30
An earthquake triggered a tsunami that killed several dozen people in the Samoan islands in the Pacific Tuesday, but fears of surges in other parts of the region began to subside in the hours after the quake. A National Weather Service official told The Associated Press that at least 14 people were dead in American Samoa, a United States territory ...
FBI Reportedly Destroyed Cronkite Records
2009 09 30
Legendary CBS News Anchor's Files Will Remain A Mystery: The "Most Trusted Man in America" may not have had too many fans in the FBI. According to a report, the FBI destroyed its files on Walter Cronkite, the legendary CBS News anchor who died in July -even thought the bureau is supposed to preserve historically important records.
Typhoon Ketsana Rips Through Vietnam, Killing at Least 23
2009 09 30
Typhoon Ketsana continued her destructive path Tuesday, raging through central Vietnam. Rivers swelled to record highs, causing street flooding as fierce winds tore through towns. The storm has killed at least 23 in Vietnam and forced the evacuation of more than 170,000 from six central provinces. Ketsana began her course in the Philippines as a weaker tropical storm on Saturday, ...
Philippine Flood Death Toll Rises to 246
2009 09 30
Rescuers pulled more bodies from swollen rivers and debris-strewn streets Tuesday, pushing the toll from flooding in the northern Philippines to more than 284 dead or missing, while two new storms brewing in the Pacific threatened to complicate relief efforts. Authorities ordered extra police to be deployed to prevent looting in communities abandoned by fleeing residents, as frustration rose among ...
It's Official: Water Found on the Moon
2009 09 30
Since man first touched the moon and brought pieces of it back to Earth, scientists have thought that the lunar surface was bone dry. But new observations from three different spacecraft have put this notion to rest with what has been called "unambiguous evidence" of water across the surface of the moon. The new findings, detailed in the Sept. 25 ...
LCROSS Team Changes Target Crater for Impact
2009 09 29
Based on new analysis of the latest lunar data, the science team for NASA’s Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite mission (LCROSS) decided to change the target crater for impact from Cabeus A to Cabeus (proper). The LCROSS team concluded that Cabeus provided the best chance for meeting its mission goals.
Bush officials face liability for terror policies
2009 09 29
Former Attorney General John Ashcroft and one of his hardline lieutenants face the rare prospect of being held personally liable for alleged violations of individuals' rights in the aggressive aftermath of 9/11. Former Bush officials may have to reach into their own pockets to compensate people who were swept up in law enforcement and intelligence efforts.
Provocateur Cops Caught Disguised As Anarchists At G20 (Video)
2009 09 29
Authorities again attempt to provoke chaos at global summits to justify brutal police crackdown. Shocking video has emerged of cops posing as anarchist protesters at the G20 Summit in Pittsburgh, in yet another example of authorities attempting to provoke chaos at global summits in order to justify a brutal police crackdown. Footage from Saturday night shows three burly older men ...
Oklahoma Bombing Tapes Appear Edited
2009 09 28
Long-secret security tapes showing the chaos immediately after the 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building are blank in the minutes before the blast and appear to have been edited, an attorney who obtained the recordings said Sunday. "The real story is what's missing," said Jesse Trentadue, a Salt Lake City attorney who obtained the recordings through the federal Freedom ...
Berlusconi Advocates Creation of 'Core Europe' if Ireland Says No Again
2009 09 27
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has suggested that if the Irish people vote against the Lisbon Treaty a second time, a group of European Union member states should move to create a "core Europe" in order to implement the treaty. "If the Lisbon Treaty on EU reform does not pass, we need to completely revisit the current functioning of Europe to ...
Secret US Spontaneous Human Combustion Beam Tested
2009 09 27
American death-tech goliath Boeing has announced a long-delayed in-flight firing for the smaller of its two aeroplane raygun-cannon prototypes, the Advanced Tactical Laser (ATL). The ATL blaster, mounted in a Hercules transport aircraft, apparently "defeated" an unoccupied stationary vehicle. "This milestone demonstrates that directed energy weapon systems will transform the battlespace and save lives," said Boeing exec Greg Hyslop. "The ATL ...
The Real Reason For Many UFO Abductions?
2009 09 27
Many people, including me, have speculated about the Earth's possible crucial role as a giant, galactic library -- a huge repository of information stored in the DNA of the myriad species of biological life on this planet. This is not science fiction. Terrestrial, human scientists already know how to do this. Data stored in multiplying bacteria. "A message encoded as ...
Prince Charles urges people to abandon car in favour of walking and public transport
2009 09 27
The Prince of Wales is urging people to give up their cars in favour of walking and public transport to try to reduce carbon emissions. The Prince, who has two Jaguars, two Audis, a Range Rover and still drives an Aston Martin given to him by the Queen on his 21st birthday, said developers had a duty to put public ...
VeriChip Shares Jump After Patent Win on Implantable H1N1 Virus Detection Systems in Humans
2009 09 27
Shares of VeriChip Corp tripled after the company said it had been granted an exclusive license to two patents, which will help it to develop implantable virus detection systems in humans. The patents, held by VeriChip partner Receptors LLC, relate to biosensors that can detect the H1N1 and other viruses, and biological threats such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, VeriChip said in ...
UFO mysteries: ‘Nazca Lines’ discovered in Kazakhstan
2009 09 26
Media outlets as well as the official government website in Kazakhstan are reporting the surprise discovery of local geoglyphs or ‘Nazca Lines’. Geoglyphs are drawings created on the ground by arranging stones or removing the top layers of earth. These designs typically cover large areas. The Kazakh lines show a strange figure crouching between two structures. Image by N. ...
Immortality only 20 years away says scientist
2009 09 26
Scientist Ray Kurzweil claims humans could become immortal in as little as 20 years' time through nanotechnology and an increased understanding of how the body works. Ray Kurzweil claims we could all be cyborgs in 20 years. The 61-year-old American, who has predicted new technologies arriving before, says our understanding of genes and computer technology is accelerating at an incredible rate. He says ...
Gitmo Not Closing By January
2009 09 26
U.S. President Barack Obama may not be able to meet his stated goal of closing the much-criticized Guantanamo Bay prison by January as his administration runs into daunting legal and logistical hurdles to moving the more than 220 detainees still there. Senior administration officials acknowledged for the first time Friday that difficulties in completing the lengthy review of detainee files and ...
Czechs: Pope is irrelevant, nonsensical, and waste of time and money
2009 09 26
Pope Benedict XVI begins a pilgrimage to the Czech Republic, where people increasingly have become cool to religion since overthrowing a communist regime that ruthlessly persecuted the Church. Pilgrims poured into Prague on the eve of the nation's first papal visit in a dozen years. But most seemed to shrug it off as irrelevant and some were openly hostile.
Iran: It’s impossible to impose double-standard policies on the world
2009 09 26
In his speech to the UN General Assembly meeting on Wednesday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad asserted, “It is no longer possible to humiliate nations and impose double-standard policies on the world community.” Following is the text of the president’s speech:
The Steady Rise of Islamic Finance - Gambling and Interest (Usury) Free Banking
2009 09 26
London has become one of the biggest centres for Islamic finance in the world, with five Islamic banks, and many others in the high street offering Islamic financial products, or "windows" as they are known. The growth of Islamic finance has been an unexpected outcome of the attacks on the World Trade Center of 11 September 2001. Islamic finance is ...
Military Attacks American Citizens With Sound Weapons & Tear Gas At G20
2009 09 25
National Guard, police, and other military units attacked American citizens with tear gas and deployed sound cannons today in response to an “unpermitted protest” as bedlam hit the streets on the first day of the G20 summit in downtown Pittsburgh. The First Amendment is officially dead in the United States. If this isn’t martial law then we don’t know what ...
UK opposition leader backs Klaus on Lisbon Treaty delay
2009 09 25
In a show of support for Czech President Vaclav Klaus's continued refusal to complete ratification of the EU's Lisbon Treaty, the leader of the British Conservative Party has sent Mr Klaus a letter noting that the party intends to hold a referendum on the document if they are elected into government next year. The move, reported on Wednesday (23 September) in ...
Swine flu sculpture unveiled in Britain
2009 09 25
The Wellcome Collection in London will display the glass sculpture by Luke Jerram from September 25 until October 18. The work offers "a point of departure to explore the impact such viruses have had on populations and to find out more about the global research to tackle them," said Clare Matterson, the Wellcome Collection's director of medicine, society and history. ...
"Augmented" Reality to Help Astronauts Make Sense of Space
2009 09 25
Life aboard the International Space Station is hard work. Crewmembers have a multiplicity of complex tasks, potentially involving thousands of tools, components and other items. But ESA astronaut Frank De Winne has begun testing the prototype of an unusual helper designed to make astronaut life easier. The ESA-designed Wearable Augmented Reality (WEAR) is a wearable computer system that incorporates a ...
Vatican Revamps Its Bank's Ranks
2009 09 25
The Holy See announced a sweeping overhaul of the Vatican bank's management as part of Pope Benedict XVI's push for greater transparency at one of the world's most secretive financial institutions. In a statement Wednesday, the Holy See said it had appointed Ettore Gotti Tedeschi, who headed an Italian unit of Banco Santander SA, as the new head of the ...
Feds probe US Census worker hanging in Kentucky
2009 09 24
When Bill Sparkman told retired trooper Gilbert Acciardo that he was going door-to-door collecting census data in rural Kentucky, the former cop drew on years of experience for a warning: "Be careful." The 51-year-old Sparkman was found this month hanged from a tree near a Kentucky cemetery with the word "fed" scrawled on his chest, a law enforcement official said Wednesday, ...
America armed, but guns not necessarily loaded
2009 09 24
Bullet-makers are working around the clock, seven days a week, and still can't keep up with the nation's demand for ammunition. "We are working overtime and still can't keep up with the demand. It's a phenomenon that I have not seen before in my 30 years in the business."
Largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure found in U.K.
2009 09 24
An amateur treasure hunter prowling English farmland with a metal detector stumbled upon the largest Anglo-Saxon treasure ever discovered, a massive collection of gold and silver crosses, sword decorations and other items, British archaeologists said Thursday. Terry Herbert at Birmingham Museum, Birmingham, England, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, with a some of the 1,500 pieces which made up a Anglo-Saxon hoard found ...
Vaccine helps prevent HIV infection
2009 09 24
For the first time, an experimental vaccine has prevented infection with the AIDS virus, a watershed event in the deadly epidemic and a surprising result. Recent failures led many scientists to think such a vaccine might never be possible.
Agent Provocateur's "New World Order" Model Army Marches on Selfridges to Launch New Lingerie Line
2009 09 23
Dressed in little more than their underwear a host of models descended on London's Oxford Street today to launch the new Agent Provocateur bra. Clad in thigh-high boots, zip-up pants, braces and bra, topped off with aviator sunglasses and caps, the army of lingerie models marched on Selfridges department store, stopping the traffic along the way. Despite it being the ...
Solar Wind Hits Earth like Fire Hose
2009 09 23
Challenging conventional wisdom, new research finds that the number of sunspots provides an incomplete measure of changes in the sun's impact on Earth over the course of the 11-year solar cycle. The study, led by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the University of Michigan, finds that Earth was bombarded last year with high levels of ...
Russian Billionaire Installs Anti-Photo Shield on Giant Yacht
2009 09 23
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has a rather curious new addition built in to his latest oversized yacht. The 557-foot boat Eclipse, the price tag of which has almost doubled since original plans were drawn to almost $1.2 billion, set sail this week with a slew of show-off features, from two helipads, two swimming pools and six-foot movie screens in all ...
The Economy Is A Lie, Too
2009 09 23
Americans cannot get any truth out of their government about anything, the economy included. Americans are being driven into the ground economically, with one million school children now homeless, while Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke announces that the recession is over... The rest of America is suffering terribly.
Chossudovsky: The Financial Crisis and the Bank Bailout (Video)
2009 09 23
Michel Chossudovsky, Director of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG), sits down with The Corbett Report to discuss the real meaning of the "bank bailouts". Video from: YouTube.com "The stated objective of the bank bailout programs is to alleviate the banks' burden of bad debts and non-performing loans. In actuality what is happening is that these massive amounts of money ...
Nicolas Sarkozy and De Villepin at core of Clearstream Trial
2009 09 22
Two men who reached the pinnacle of French politics after a career-long battle stand at the heart of a slander trial opening in Paris on Monday. Nicolas Sarkozy says Dominique de Villepin was involved in a smear campaign known as the Clearstream affair designed to keep Sarkozy from winning France's top job in 2007 elections. It's a faceoff between a ...
EU Plans Massive Surveillance Panopticon That Would Monitor “Abnormal Behavior”
2009 09 22
New incarnation of Echelon is a huge lurch forward in the creation of the prison planet based on social theorist Jeremy Bentham’s 18th century concept of keeping slaves oppressed The European Union is developing a 21st century panopticon, a beast surveillance system that critics describe as “Orwellian,” “sinister,” and “positively chilling,” that would collate data from numerous sources, including surveillance cameras ...
Nigel Farage: '1.5 mln leaflets a drop in the ocean compared to Yes campaign' (Video)
2009 09 22
Irish national television RTE interviews Nigel Farage after the EFD group's press conference in Dublin, 18.09.2009. This clip also features the RTE news coverage of the event. Nigel Farage MEP is President of the 'Europe of Freedom and Democracy' (EFD) group in the European Parliament. Source: youtube.com Red Ice Radio Marta Andreasen MEP - Brussels laid Bare, Financial Fraud within the European Union Nigel Farage ...
‘Social’ phones to reveal all about your caller
2009 09 22
Forget caller ID. A coming wave of “social” mobile phones is likely to tell you everything you ever wanted to know and more about the person calling you. Robo.to, available on the iPhone, and handsets that run Google’s Android operating system, offer a stream of information about callers, including personal videos, photos and their current location.
MysteryQuest Evidence Raises Doubt Hitler Died In Bunker
2009 09 22
MysteryQuest, the History Channel's replacement for UFO Hunters, took the challenge of finding clues of Adolf Hitler’s death. There has been speculation that he escaped to South America, notably Argentina. Witnesses have said they had seen him around other parts of Germany. Regardless of the stories, there is no tangible evidence of a corpse belonging to Adolph Hitler. Hitler was known ...
U.S. to push for 'new economic world order' at G-20 summit
2009 09 22
Taxpayer money to the tune of $5 trillion has been pumped into the world economy to keep it from seizing up since the beginning of the crisis last September. G20 leaders will maintain that pace of stimulus while acknowledging that at some point it will have to be wound down...
Australian state apologises for child abuse
2009 09 21
Australian authorities delivered a formal apology Saturday to the many thousands of people who were abused in state-run orphanages and children's homes in decades past. "Little kids of six years of age, boys and girls who had their heads held down toilets as punishment for bed wetting, girls who remember being first sexually abused at five years of age, little ...
JRR Tolkien trained as British spy
2009 09 21
The novelist JRR Tolkien secretly trained as a Government spy in the run up to the Second World War, new documents have disclosed. Tolkien, one of his generation's most respected linguists, was ''earmarked'' to crack Nazi codes in the event that Germany declared war. Intelligence chiefs singled him and a 'cadre' of other intellectuals to work at Bletchley Park, the codebreaking centre ...
Czech Republic 'planning to delay signing Lisbon treaty'
2009 09 21
EU leaders are said to be furious that the Czech Republic is planning to delay signing the Lisbon treaty for up to six months even if the Irish vote "yes" in their referendum next month. The country might even try to delay it until after the British general election campaign when a Tory victory would see the question put to ...
EU Constitution Co-Author on the Lisbon Treaty "Democracy at Stake"
2009 09 21
Former minister Gisela Stuart says Lisbon Treaty would create 'democratic deficit'. Gisela Stuart, the Labour MP who helped draw up the controversial EU Lisbon Treaty has warned that it puts the nature of British democracy at stake. The former health minister, said the treaty breached a fundamental principle that voters should be able to remove politicians who are in power. Miss ...
Prince Charles Call for a "Gigantic Partnership" of Governments Administered by the World Bank
2009 09 20
Ed comment: This article was first posted by the Telegraph 16 months ago. Where are things heading? The Prince of Wales has warned that the world faces a series of natural disasters within 18 months unless urgent action is taken to save the rainforests. In one of his most out-spoken interventions in the climate change debate, he said a £15 billion annual ...
Global Tax, Sarkozy leaning Left - Sarkozy to press for 'Tobin Tax'
2009 09 20
Nicolas Sarkozy will try to rally G20 leaders behind the idea of a Tobin Tax French President Nicolas Sarkozy will urge fellow G20 leaders to introduce a special tax to reduce risky behaviour by banks, the BBC has learned. Mr Sarkozy wants a levy known as a Tobin Tax to be applied to every financial transaction. The move is aimed at cutting ...
Skeptic Agrees That Remote Viewing Is Proven
2009 09 20
A statistician from the University of California discovered that remote viewers were correct 34% of the time, a figure way beyond what chance guessing would allow. "Using the standards applied to any other area of science, you have to conclude that certain psychic phenomena, such as remote viewing, have been well established.
Contraception vital in climate change fight
2009 09 20
In a study to be published in the WHO Bulletin in November, Bryant and colleagues said that population growth in poorer nations was unlikely to increase global warming significantly, as their carbon emissions are relatively low. But overpopulation combined with climate change would worsen living conditions by degrading natural resources, they said.
Ex-CIA chiefs seek halt to interrogations probe
2009 09 20
Seven former CIA directors asked President Barack Obama on Friday to quash a criminal probe of harsh interrogations of terror suspects during the Bush administration. The CIA directors, who served both Democratic and Republican presidents and include three who worked under President George W. Bush, made their request in a letter Friday to the White House. George Tenet, who served as CIA ...
Revealed: The ghost fleet of the recession anchored just east of Singapore
2009 09 18
The tropical waters that lap the jungle shores of southern Malaysia could not be described as a paradisical shimmering turquoise. They are more of a dark, soupy green. They also carry a suspicious smell. Not that this is of any concern to the lone Indian face that has just peeped anxiously down at me from the rusting deck of a ...
Swiss DNA Bank - DNA and Memories Stored in Former Swiss Nuclear Shelter
2009 09 18
Combine advances in medical genetics with the age-old pursuit of immortality, and it comes as no surprise that DNA storage is a growing industry. In such a personal line of business peace of mind is paramount for consumers. Recognising this, Swiss DNA Bank offers ultra-secure DNA storage that meets Swiss banking regulations. For a one-time fee of USD 399, customers ...
Sinister Corporate Logos
2009 09 18
Big corporations pay millions in public relations to make customers associate their brand with a warm and fuzzy feeling. The soulless and inherently greedy nature of the corporation is hidden behind a family-friendly facade. But some companies just don’t give a hoot. They hate you, your family and especially your cat and they don’t care if you know it.
Blood on the Tracks: The Continuing Lessons of Terror and Tyranny
2009 09 18
At some point earlier this month, Barack Obama took a moment out of his busy day to sign an "execute order." That is, he ordered American agents to kill a man without any legal procedure whatsoever: no arrest, no trial, no formal presentation – and disputation – of evidence, no defense…and no warning. They killed him on the open road, ...
Gerald Celente: There is No Recovery, Revolution is Next (Video)
2009 09 18
"Gerald Celente - the most trusted name in trends - sits down for an exclusive interview with RT's Anastasia Churkina to talk about what the future holds for America during and after the Great Recession, gives advice to Obama, and forecasts the unexpected." Video from: YouTube.com
Attack On Iran Appears Imminent
2009 09 18
Former UN ambassador and leading neocon John R. Bolton said sanctions against Iran will fail. “whatever momentum there was for additional sanctions on Iran … has now disappeared.” In August, Bolton said a military strike against Iran will be the only way to prevent Iran from attacking Israel. He also predicted Israel would attack Iran before the end of the ...
EU’s International Military Police Force (EGF) Can Squash Public Disobedience
2009 09 18
Don’t worry about French UN troops, Spanish UN troops, Romanian UN troops or any other UN troops being used to quell rebellions in western nations due to bank bailouts or any other unpopular or corrupt acts by government. Not when you have the international military police force at the hands of the EU. Never heard of it? Read below. The ...
The Ego Epidemic
2009 09 17
Us women are more egocentric and narcissistic than we ever used to be, according to extensive research by two leading psychologists. More of us have huge expectations of ourselves, our lives and everyone in them. We think the universe resolves around us, with a deluded sense of our own fabulousness, and believe we are cleverer, more talented and more attractive ...
Machine rebellion begins: Killer robot destroyed by US jet
2009 09 17
Rogue droid 'was attempting to cross border An American "Reaper" flying hunter-killer robot assassin rebelled against its human controllers above Afghanistan on Sunday, and a manned US fighter jet was forced to shoot the rogue machine down before it unilaterally invaded a neighbouring country. The Reaper, aka MQ-9 or Predator-B, is a large five-ton turboprop powered machine able to carry up to ...
Nigel Farage flags Barroso over Lisbon treaty (Video)
2009 09 17
European Parliament, Strasbourg, 15 September 2009 The "President-designate of the Commission", Jose Manuel Barroso, seeks the support of MEPs just one day before the vote in the European Parliament. The heat was on Barroso as nearly all group presidents condemned him for Left-Right issues, but he got what he deserved from Nigel Farage, who blasted him for ignoring the will of the ...
Earth-like planet discovered outside solar system‎
2009 09 17
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-like planet outside the Solar System, 'shortening' the odds that alien life could exist. A new study of the planet, which orbits a star 500 light years away, has shown that its density is similar to Earth's, indicating it is a solid rocky world. The existence of COROT-7b suggests other similar planets could exist in an orbit that ...
Manitoba First Nations outraged over H1N1 body-bag shipments
2009 09 17
First Nations (Native American) chiefs in northern Manitoba, Canada, say Health Canada sent an ominous message to their reserves this week when dozens of body bags were included in shipments of medical supplies for H1N1 influenza. At least four reserves in Manitoba reported they received body bags in shipments from Health Canada on Tuesday. The shipments also included hand sanitizer and ...
Catholics 'can vote Yes' to Lisbon
2009 09 16
The Bishop of Down and Connor Most Rev Noel Traenor said,"I state unequivocally that a Catholic can, without reserve and in good conscience, vote Yes for the Lisbon Treaty. There are no grounds to justify a No vote in the Lisbon Treaty on the basis of specifically religious or ethical concerns."
Sorry folks, We didn't vote for him - Euro MPs give Barroso new mandate
2009 09 16
The powerful European Commission President, Jose Manuel Barroso, has won a second term of office after a majority of Euro MPs voted for him. Mr Barroso, 53, was the only candidate in the European Parliament vote. A former Portuguese prime minister, he will serve a new five-year term. In the secret ballot 382 MEPs voted for him, 219 against and ...
Time Magazine's Masonic Recruitment Campaign - Telling us what is "Fact and Fiction" about Freemasonry :-)
2009 09 16
Search Encyclopaedia Britannica for the word Freemasons and an unusual though not entirely unexpected result pops up: the entry for scapegoats. The secretive organization that once counted George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Voltaire among its ranks has been a favorite target for conspiracy theorists since the 17th century, when Masonic lodges first spread across Europe. Now best-selling novelist Dan Brown ...
Credit crunch signals end of The World for Dubai’s multi-billion dollar property deal
2009 09 16
England is deserted, Australia and New Zealand have merged, and the man who bought Ireland has killed himself. They were designed to make Dubai the envy of the world: a series of paradise islands inhabited by celebrities and the super-rich reclaimed from the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf and shaped like a map of the Earth. It was called ...
Getting God to do their dirty work
2009 09 16
The old statement ‘our faith demands…’ has increasingly given way to the claim that ‘the research shows…’. If Christian fundamentalists can reinvent their dogma in the language of ‘creationist science’, how long before atheist scientists seek to justify their moral crusade in the language of religion?
Collector of Nazi medals suspended as human rights researcher
2009 09 16
For years, former Pentagon intelligence analyst Marc Garlasco has been a go-to source for reporters around the world on military issues from Iraq and Israel to Georgia and Afghanistan. His role as chief of high-value targeting for the Pentagon (which meant that he decided which sites in Iraq the US military should hit) gave him solid credibility when he transformed into ...
U.N. commission accuses Israel, Hamas of Gaza war crimes
2009 09 16
After a six-month investigation, the U.N.'s Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict has concluded there's evidence that Israeli forces and Palestinian militants committed war crimes during Israel's recent military operations in Gaza - such as the shooting of civilians with white flags, the firing of white phosphorus shells and charges that Israeli soldiers used Palestinian men as human ...
An investor looks at the bailouts (Video)
2009 09 15
Jim Rogers looks at the banker bailouts, the Money has moved to Asia and America is no longer what it used to be. Who is paying for the Banker Bailouts? People are! What do they get for their money? More fraud and more incompentence! So why do only MILLIONS Protesters March on Washington D.C.? Where are the HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS?
Can you see time?
2009 09 15
Imagine if you could see time laid out in front of you, or surrounding your body. And you could physically point to specific dates in space. According to the University of Edinburgh, there is a reasonable chance you can. And that you may use the experience, unconsciously, every day.
A skull that rewrites the history of man
2009 09 15
The conventional view of human evolution and how early man colonised the world has been thrown into doubt by a series of stunning palaeontological discoveries suggesting that Africa was not the sole cradle of humankind. Scientists have found a handful of ancient human skulls at an archaeological site two hours from the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, that suggest a Eurasian chapter ...
NASA Rocket to Create Clouds
2009 09 15
A rocket experiment set to launch Tuesday aims to create artificial clouds at the outermost layers of Earth's atmosphere. The project, called the Charged Aerosol Release Experiment (CARE), plans to trigger cloud formation around the rocket's exhaust particles. The clouds are intended to simulate naturally-occurring phenomena called noctilucent clouds, which are the highest clouds in the atmosphere. This image shows one of ...
Moon rocks lost in space? No, lost on Earth
2009 09 14
Attention, countries of the world: Do you know where your moon rocks are? The discovery of a fake moon rock in the Netherlands' national museum should be a wake-up call for more than 130 countries that received gifts of lunar rubble from both the Apollo 11 flight in 1969 and Apollo 17 three years later. An alleged piece of moon rock acquired ...
Astronomers search for habitable moons
2009 09 14
Comment: Is someone trying to go off planet? Moons capable of supporting life like those portrayed in the popular Star Wars films could be scattered all over our galaxy, according to astronomers. Scientists at University College London believe there are thousands of habitable moons orbiting planets in other solar systems trillions of miles from our own. They have calculated that it should even ...
Protesters March on Washington
2009 09 14
Tens of thousands of demonstrators descended on Capitol Hill Saturday, protesting the expansion of government spending and illustrating the network of conservative activists that has emerged in opposition to President Barack Obama's policies. Organizers said they believed people from all 50 states came for the "Taxpayer March on Washington." Crowds filled nearly every pocket of open space near the west ...
Germany passes legislation to ratify Lisbon treaty
2009 09 14
German MPs have passed revised legislation to ratify the European Union's Lisbon Treaty increasing pressure on the Irish to vote Yes in a second referendum in three weeks. Germany's Bundestag was forced to re-ratify the controversial treaty, the successor to the European Constitution, after the country's supreme court asked for extra safeguards against the extension of EU powers in June. ...
A million or more rock Washington
2009 09 14
Taxpayer march could be biggest rally ever in capital. The capital was rocked today by a taxpayer march and rally that could be the biggest protest ever – potentially dwarfing the Million Man March and the Promise Keepers Rally. Though crowd estimates vary from as low as 60,000 to 70,000 according to ABC News to a high of 2 million ...
Birds on the wire: Song inspired by feathered flock strikes a chord with listeners
2009 09 14
A musician has proven he is quite the songbird by creating a composition inspired by a feathered flock perching on some telephone wires. Jarbas Agnelli from Brazil, 46, spotted a picture of the birds in a newspaper and noticed they were arranged like notes on a musical score. 'I cut out the photo and decided to make a song, using the exact ...
Police say taking blood samples will help curb drunk driving
2009 09 14
"Once they're back on patrol, they will draw blood of any suspected drunk driver who refuses a breath test. They'll use force if they need to, such as getting help from another officer to pin down a suspect and potentially strap them down, Watson said." When police officer Darryll Dowell is on patrol in the southwestern Idaho city of Nampa, ...
'Lisbon will steal your children' advert denounced by MEPs
2009 09 13
A newspaper advertisement appearing in an Irish Catholic newspaper warning that the Lisbon Treaty will allow the EU to take children, alcoholics and people with mental illness away from their families has shocked Yes side campaigners, who are saying the church must take a stand against such "blatantly false" information. The ad from a ‘Eire go Brach' (meaning Ireland Forever) campaign ...
Is the “Smoking Gun” of UFO/Alien Research in Hand?
2009 09 13
Today the field of UFO/alien research is little different from the imaginary world of Harry Potter. A small minority of “wizards” accept at least the possibility, if not the reality, of otherworldly existence. Wizards are opposed by a vast majority of “muggles” with attitudes about the unknown or unacceptable that range from vapid disinterest to seething outrage. The middle ground ...
Photos of the Monolith on Mars Moon Phobos
2009 09 13
Click images for full resolution Original Image Original Image More: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin comments on the "Monolith" on Mars Moon Phobos: "God put it there" More images: hirise.lpl.arizona.edu
Margot Wallström on Newsnight - Treaty of Lisbon rejection (Video)
2009 09 13
The European Commission president stated the Treaty of Lisbon is not dead, despite its rejection in a referendum. In this clip, Margot Wallström, vice-president of the European Commission, is asked what voters would have to do to kill the Treaty. She repeatedly avoids the question. The implication is that there is nothing voters can do, because the European Commission will ...
Coast guard exercise on 9/11 anniversary sparks confusion
2009 09 12
The U.S. Coast Guard conducted a training exercise in the Potomac River near the Pentagon amid Sept. 11 commemorations Friday, sparking confusion. Coast guard chief Keith Moore said Friday no shots were fired as part of the exercise. Media reports suggested shots had been fired in the river and showed vessels circling in the water, near the bridge where President Barack ...
Wave of worker suicides at France Telecom
2009 09 12
A spate of staff suicides has sparked claims that France Telecom is piling too much pressure on its workers. In Paris, yesterday, a 32-year-old woman jumped from an upstairs office window at a building belonging to the firm’s mobile subsidiary Orange. Unions say her death brings to 23 the number of France Telecom employees who have taken their own ...
Rioters set fires at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison
2009 09 12
Abu Ghraib prison inmates rioted for a second straight day Friday to demand better conditions, setting fire to mattresses and seizing an assault rifle from a guard before authorities said the situation was brought under control. Lawmaker Zeinab al-Kinani, part of a negotiation delegation, said they demanded pardons and also the replacement of prison staff who were mistreating inmates.
McGovern: JFK Was Assassinated by the CIA, and Obama May Fear the Same
2009 09 12
"Raymond McGovern is a 27-year CIA veteran, who chaired National Intelligence Estimates and personally delivered intelligence briefings to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, their Vice Presidents, Secretaries of State, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and many other senior government officials. McGovern has been a tireless anti-Iraq-war activist and human rights advocate. McGovern has previously said: “I think at simplest terms, ...
Ireland’s 100 Reasons to Vote ‘No’ to the Lisbon treaty
2009 09 12
Yes, the two images above are actual posters used in the "Yes Campaign" to Lisbon, from yfg.ie. The above appeals to your “ding-dongs”, the below aims to your speak to your rationality. Make your choice. 1. The European Union has already created massive pockets of unemployment, with countries such as Spain – who have ratified Lisbon – suffering with unemployment rates ...
A New Finding on the Crustal Formation of the Lunar Highland
2009 09 12
Publication of a Paper on the Global Distribution of Pure Anorthosite on the Moon Detected by the Multiband Imager onboard the Lunar Explorer Satellite "SELENE" (Kaguya) in Nature journal. It is believed that after the Moon was formed, there was a period when the Moon became hot and melted to form a magma ocean. The lunar highland crust is believed ...
Exclusive Video Interview With Jim Corr - The Lisbon Treaty (Video)
2009 09 12
This video will do major damage to the yes side. Spread it far and wide. Shocking facts you never knew about the EU treaty. Information referenced in this video Death Penalty: Article 2 of Protocol No 6 to the ECHR CFR & ECHR are legally binding under Lisbon - http://www.eucharter.org/home.php?page_id=9 Art. 48 TEU: The Treaties may be amended in accordance by an ordinary revision procedure ...
The Lost Symbol : Virgo/the Goddess?
2009 09 11
Dan Brown's unforgettable protagonist, Robert Langdon, goes on a twelve-hour adventure through Washington D.C. in The Lost Symbol. The follow-up to The Da Vinci Code is also packed with symbols and secret codes, this time of our nation's capital and the Freemasons who conceived and built it. Dr. Bob has his own theory about what the "Lost Symbol" will be ...
Charlie Sheen's Message to President Obama (Video)
2009 09 11
Charlie Sheen addresses the President about 9/11 in a special video message, shortly after releasing his "20 Minutes with the President," specifically addressing 20 key points that need to be answered by a truly independent investigation. Sheen's message is a call to action, not only for President Obama to address the pertinent issues, but for activists everywhere to pressure their representatives ...
Brainwashing and 911
2009 09 11
A massive propaganda apparatus, including domination of the major TV networks, pervades this country. It was in place long before the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01. Was the official version of the events of September 11, 2001 sold to us by means of a propaganda campaign? I will explore this question in this essay. On 9/11 we were subjected to propaganda. The ...
Bin Laden Like Image Of “alleged September 11 mastermind” Released One Day Before 9/11 Anniversary
2009 09 11
Never before seen images of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed looking almost exactly like Osama Bin Laden have been released just days before the eighth anniversary of 9/11. The images originate from Guantanamo Bay and were taken by Red Cross delegates. They have been released with the consent of US officials. Given that no one is buying the fake Bin Laden tapes anymore and ...
Playing the Field: Geomagnetic Storms and the Stock Market
2009 09 11
Research has shown that geomagnetic storms have a profound effect on people’s moods, and, people’s moods have been found to be related to human behavior, judgments and decisions about risk.People affected by geomagnetic storms may be more inclined to sell stocks on stormy days because they incorrectly attribute their bad mood to negative economic prospects rather than bad environmental conditions.
Mystery still surrounds Hitler's deputy's death
2009 09 11
"Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his death, whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view!" ~ Martin Bormann . A recent report ...
Take a Tour of Masonic Washington: What Does It All Mean?
2009 09 10
Albert Pike was a Confederate general. However, it was his service as a sovereign grand commander of the Scottish Rite Masons, not his role in the Civil War, that ensured his spot in Judiciary Square. Step right up, folks, no ticket necessary for this symbologic tour of the secrets of Washington. All you need is the secret handshake. Don't know ...
Mice Levitated in Lab
2009 09 10
Scientists have now levitated mice using magnetic fields. Other researchers have made live frogs and grasshoppers float in mid-air before, but such research with mice, being closer biologically to humans, could help in studies to counteract bone loss due to reduced gravity over long spans of time, as might be expected in deep space missions or on the surfaces of other ...
Heath Ledger’s Last Movie Will Be Packed with Occult Symbolism
2009 09 09
"I’ve just watched the trailer to “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” and…WOW. This is [the] movie during which Heath Ledger died. Director Terry Gilliam was devasted by the loss of his “spiritual son” but he finally replaced Ledger by three different actors: Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law. Not sure how this will work out, but the movie ...
Release of Reporter in Afghanistan Raises Questions About British Raid
2009 09 09
A British commando raid on a Taliban hideout rescued kidnapped New York Times reporter Stephen Farrell on Sept. 9. But Farrell's Afghan translator Sultan Munadi and a woman and child were killed in the raid, raising questions about whether military force should have been used.
Who pays for the European Union?
2009 09 09
No one pays more to the EU than a citizen of Flanders, the Dutch-speaking northern half of Belgium. A Fleming pays twice as much as a Walloon, triple as much as a Briton and five times more than a Frenchman. It was already known that, from the 27 EU-member states, 15 are net recipients and 12 are net contributors. Belgium is ...
UFO 'filmed for 40 minutes' by Chinese scientists during solar eclipse
2009 09 09
Could this finally be it - 40 minutes of undisputed proof that we are not alone? Scientists at the Purple Mountain Observatory in Nanjing, China believe it is a real possibility that this footage of an unidentified flying object is the evidence we have all been waiting for. They have confirmed 40 minutes of footage of the object was captured ...
German Government Advisor Proposes Personal CO2 Budget For Everyone On Planet
2009 09 09
The top climate science advisor to the German government has proposed that everyone on the planet should have a personal CO2 budget and be forced to pay a tax if they exceed it, adding that westerners have already exceeded their allocations and should pay climate reparations to poorer countries. This is not just another tax being rammed through using the ...
David M. Jacobs, Ph.D - What are Alien (Human) Abductions About? (Video)
2009 09 09
Dr. David Jacobs explains what his decades of research have uncovered about alien abductions and what the goal may be. Source: youtube.com Don't miss our upcoming radio program with David Jacobs David M. Jacobs, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of History at Temple University in Philadelphia, specializing in 20th Century American History and Culture. In 1973, Dr. Jacobs completed his dissertation in field of ...
Quantum Communication (Video)
2009 09 09
"What if you found out that major university scientists and top secret facilities all over the world were studying the secret powers of the mind and the results were classified until now? What if the search for the grand theory of everything, the holy grail in physics, could not be solved without identifying consciousness as a new secret force? What if this ...
Why Psychologists Are Infinitely More Dangerous Than Conspiracy Theorists
2009 09 09
According to a Psychology Today hit piece written by psychologist John Gartner, people prone to thinking that powerful men might actually get together and plan to maintain and advance their power are borderline psychotics who are a danger to society. In reality, hundreds of years of history has taught us that psychologists routinely aid authoritarian regimes in enforcing tyrannical and ...
Injectable gel could heal brain injuries
2009 09 09
An injectable ''biogel'' that may help wounded soldiers and car crash victims recover from brain injuries could be tested on patients in three years, it has been claimed. The material, containing a cocktail of synthetic and natural chemicals, spurs on the growth of neural stem cells which in turn repair damaged nerves.
Never Alone: Getting 'off the grid' isn't easy to do
2009 09 08
Back in May, I flew to Los Angeles. My cellphone did not. I left it in the car, a fact I only discovered as I was lining up at security. Had I found myself standing there in my underdrawers, I don't think I'd have felt more naked. There was this panicky sense of isolation, this disconcerting feeling of being cut off. Whenever ...
9.9.9. and the Mayan Calendar
2009 09 08
The number nine has been endowed with a special significance in many different spiritual and religious traditions. Nine was the number of muses in Greek mythology and Nine were the number of worlds in the Scandinavian. Nine was the number of doors to the holiest part of the temple in Jerusalem and the month of Ramadan is the Ninth in ...
Giant statues reveal red hat secrets: study
2009 09 08
British archaeologists said Monday they believe they have solved the ancient mystery of how the giant stone statues on Easter Island acquired distinctive red hats. The researchers said the key to the mystery lies in their discovery of a road on the tiny Pacific island. A platform with seven huge statues, the only ones facing the sea, in Ahu Akivi in Easter ...
Israeli art show removes pictures showing suicide bomber as Virgin Mary after public furor
2009 09 08
The Israeli journalists' union on Thursday took down a series of pictures that superimposed the faces of female Palestinian suicide bombers on Madonna-and-child paintings after the images sparked a public furor.
"Capitalism is evil," says new Michael Moore film
2009 09 08
Capitalism is evil. That is the conclusion U.S. documentary maker Michael Moore comes to in his latest movie "Capitalism: A Love Story," which premieres at the Venice film festival Sunday. Blending his trademark humor with tragic individual stories, archive footage and publicity stunts, the 55-year-old launches an all out attack on the capitalist system, arguing that it benefits the rich and ...
How Much Will A New Federal EU State €ost? - Marta Andreasen speaks on the Lisbon Treaty (Video)
2009 09 07
What is the cost to you and me financially if Lisbon is passed? EU’s Chief Accountant, Marta Andreasen, answers that question in this video. Marta Andreasen employed in January 2002 by the European Commission as Chief Accountant, she is the author of Brussels Laid Bare, discusses EU budget waste and new EU taxes. Video's from: http://www.wiseupjournal.com/?p=1112 Don't miss our radio interview ...
EU Declines Comment on Recent Irish 'Lisbon Treaty' Polls - What happens if (when) Ireland Vote no? (Video)
2009 09 07
European Commission spokesman Johannes Laitenberger responds to a question about polls in Ireland pointing towards fading support for the Lisbon Treaty on the future of the European Union. Media reports have said that the number of people who say they will vote yes has fallen 8 percentage points, to 46 percent, in the first major poll, while a quarter of the ...
Obama Pushes GM Foods on Ghana, Africa
2009 09 07
I am an African born in America, and I am an admirer and follower of Kwame Nkrumah, Marcus Garvey and Malcolm X. Therefore, this article caused me to have much concern about the direction in which Ghana is moving. President Obama wishes to introduce the Rockefeller and Gates supported Green Revolution to Africa. He appointed Michael R. Taylor, VP for Public ...
'Massive' ancient wall uncovered in Jerusalem
2009 09 07
Embedded video from CNN Video The wall is built of enormous boulders, confounding archaeologists as to how ancient peoples built it.An archaeological dig in Jerusalem has turned up a 3,700-year-old wall that is the largest and oldest of its kind found in the region, experts say. Standing 8 meters (26 feet) high, the wall of huge cut stones is a marvel to ...
Shift Happens (Video)
2009 09 06
Predictions are that by 2013 a supercomputer will be built that exceeds the computation capability of the human brain. Predictions are that by 2049 a £500 computer will exceed the computation capabilites of the entire human species. The impact of ICT and globalisation on education. Artificial brain '10 years away'
Makers Of Vaccination Refuse To Take H1N1 (Video)
2009 09 06
Even scientists who helped develop the vaccine say THEY ARE NOT GOING TO TAKE IT AND URGE THEIR FRIENDS AND FAMILY NOT TO TAKE IT EITHER, says Wayne Madsen, an investigative journalist and RT contributor. Meanwhile, it has been reported that vets have found traces of the swine flu virus in birds. It was detected in turkeys at farms in ...
Fragment from world's oldest Bible found hidden in Egyptian monastery
2009 09 06
Academic stumbles upon previously unseen section of Codex Sinaiticus dating back to 4th century A British-based academic has uncovered a fragment of the world's oldest Bible hiding underneath the binding of an 18th-century book. Nikolas Sarris spotted a previously unseen section of the Codex Sinaiticus, which dates from about AD350, as he was trawling through photographs of manuscripts in the library ...
Map Characterizes Active Lakes Below Antarctic Ice
2009 09 06
Lakes in Antarctica, concealed under miles of ice, require scientists to come up with creative ways to identify and analyze these hidden features. Now, researchers using space-based lasers on a NASA satellite have created the most comprehensive inventory of lakes that actively drain or fill under Antarctica's ice. They have revealed a continental plumbing system that is more dynamic than ...
Support for Lisbon Treaty drops in Ireland
2009 09 06
With just a month to go until Ireland's second referendum on the Lisbon Treaty, a poll has shown that 46 percent support a yes vote, down eight points since May. Published by the Irish Times, the TNS mrbi poll shows a rise of one point in those saying they plan to vote No to 29 percent with the Don't Knows ...
Irish Times: "Extremists unite in irrational reaction to EU" :-)
2009 09 04
OPINION: NAZIS, NAZIS everywhere. Last month this column reported on how US president Barack Obama was being painted as being the very worst kind of right- wing thug – by, well, actual right-wing thugs. It may come as a surprise to discover that the other great neo-Nazi movement in our midst is the European Union, writes JOHN GIBBONS This disclosure ...
Obama's "Green Jobs Czar" signed 9/11 Truth Statement
2009 09 04
President Obama’s “green jobs” adviser could become a mounting liability for the Obama administration, as the latest revelation about Van Jones shows his belief that the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks could have been an inside job. Jones joined the “9/11 truther” movement by signing a statement in 2004 calling for then-New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer and others to launch ...
SEC bungled Madoff probes, agency watchdog says "incompetence, not corruption"
2009 09 03
Pushing past years of "red flags," investigators at the Securities and Exchange Commission bungled their probes of Bernard Madoff so badly that his multibillion-dollar fraud not only flourished but he used the exams to suck in new investors, an agency watchdog declared Wednesday. Bernard Madoff, left.The report by the SEC inspector general shows that no smoking gun of corruption was ...
Barack Obama Wants Your Children And Is Coming For Them On September 8, 2009!
2009 09 03
Sounds rather ominous, doesn’t it? Well, frankly, if this was anyone but Barack Obama, I wouldn’t give it a second thought, although, one has to wonder what the reaction would be if this was George W Bush or Sarah Palin doing this instead of the “Dear Leader.” On September 8, Barack Obama will address every school kid in America, reason ...
The Hitler Escape - Operation Winnie the Pooh
2009 09 03
Below, the former agent Greg Hallett desribes how the English intelligence service, during the Russian siege of Berlin in two coordinated operations, rescued both Hitler and his nearest man Martin Bormann, from getting into Russian captivity. The short email text have been illustrated and divided into, first Hitler's rescue and then Bormann's, to make the course of events more clearer. ...
Japan's New First Lady Says She Flew In UFO
2009 09 03
Japan's next prime minister is known for being bland in his speeches. His wife, however, is anything but. Miyuki Hatoyama, a former actress and wife of Yukio Hatoyama — who will likely be sworn in as Japan's prime minister on Sept. 16 — promises to become one of Japan's most colorful first ladies ever. A strong believer in spiritualism, Hatoyama said in ...
The war? Nothing to do with Stalin, says Russia's president, Dmitry Medvedev
2009 09 03
It is a debate that has raged in European capitals ahead of the 70th anniversary on Tuesday of the beginning of the second world war on 1 September 1939. Who, apart from Hitler, was actually responsible for starting it? This summer the Baltic states have blamed Hitler and Stalin equally. Russia, meanwhile, is fingering Poland. Ultimately, however, the row which threatens to ...
'Videocracy' ads can't air on Italy state TV
2009 09 03
A promotional poster of the documentary "Videocracy" provided by Fandango distribution, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009. The director of a new Swedish documentary on television's influence over Italian culture says RAI state TV has refused two promotional spots because they are viewed as an attack on Premier Silvio Berlusconi. Swedish-Italian filmmaker Erik Gandini said Thursday that the movie is not about ...
Ministers under fire for locking up immigrant children
2009 09 03
Ministers were facing accusations today that hundreds of children are being held unnecessarily in immigration detention centres as official figures revealed, for the first time, that 470 minors were being detained with their families. 1 in 3 are being held for longer than 28 days.
EU Agrees to Give $175 Billion to IMF
2009 09 02
EU finance ministers say they are ready to increase their total contribution to the International Monetary Fund to €125 billion ($175 billion.) Sweden's Anders Borg said the 27-nation bloc will give more money to help plug a shortfall in the $500 billion the fund is looking for to help it lend to countries suffering from the global economic downturn. He told reporters ...
EU Preparing For "Quick Moves" (Video)
2009 09 02
Swedish Prime Minister and Bilderberg Attendee Fredrik Reinfeldt: EU is preparing for a "quick moveover to the Lisbon Treaty". At a press conference in Strasbourg, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt says the EU is preparing for "quick moves" in the EU constellation that will be possible once Ireland has approved the Lisbon Treaty in a referendum on Friday 2 October, Buzek ...
Why AI is a dangerous dream
2009 09 02
Robotics expert Noel Sharkey used to be a believer in artificial intelligence. So why does he now think that AI is a dangerous myth that could lead to a dystopian future of unintelligent, unfeeling robot carers and soldiers? I like AI pioneer Marvin Minsky's definition of AI as the science of making machines do things that would require intelligence if ...
Boy Cries Tears of Blood (Video)
2009 09 02
In an illness straight out of a science fiction story, Calvino Inman cries blood up to three times a day. His doctors as of yet cannot figure out why it's happening, but Inman offers this description: "Sometimes, I can feel it coming up, like a tear. I feel my eyes watering. Sometimes, it will burn as it comes out. I've been ...
Micheal's Foreverland: Dark Secrets of His Final Home
2009 09 02
Michael Jackson’s final home, as of Thursday, is even stranger than his Thriller video, sitting atop 13 stories of secret catacombs housing Satanists and gypsies. Diane Dimond tours the tomb. There are fewer places more beautiful than Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale, California. It’s a park-like 300 acres of rolling hills, massive trees, majestic marble statuary and soothing water features. Hubert ...
The Geomancy of New York City, The Vatican and 911 (Video)
2009 09 01
A breif overview of the geomantic system of NYC and possible 911 implications. More information at: survivalcell.blogspot.com Listen to our radio interviews with Cort Lindahl: Red Ice Radio - Cort Lindahl - Geomantic Information Systems Red Ice Radio - Cort Lindahl - Geomantic Information Systems Part Two - The Baalbek Hexagon Red Ice Radio - Cort Lindahl - Geomantic Information Systems Part Two - Vatican ...
Source code for Skype eavesdropping trojan in the wild
2009 09 01
Earlier this week, Swiss programmer Ruben Unteregger who has been reportedly working for a Swiss company ERA IT Solutions responsible for coding government sponsored spyware, has released the source code of a trojan horse that injects code into the Skype process in order to convert the incoming and outgoing voice data into an encrypted MP3 available at the disposal of ...
In Italy, Godmothers taking over from Godfathers
2009 09 01
Anti-Mafia police in Italy say women in the underworld crime scene are rising in rank as Godmothers in a break from its male-dominant past. Godmothers are gradually replacing Godfathers as mob leaders in the Camorra, a crime organization that controls Naples, much like the Mafia in Sicily. Camorra has been the target of police crackdowns recently. Mafia boss Maria Licciardi, ...
The article that rocked Israel and Sweden
2009 09 01
Swedish journalist Donald Bostrom caused an international incident with the publication of this article on allegations that Israel illegally harvested organs from Palestinians in the early 1990s. The Israeli reaction was predictably furious and indignant: "The article was a shocking piece of blatant racism," Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor told CNN on Wednesday. "This kind of medieval blood libel cannot ...
Why Stevenage is the final frontier in space technology
2009 09 01
You might think Nasa is the only pioneer of space technology, but this £200m satellite is being built not in Houston but at a sleepy industrial estate in Hertfordshire, England.
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