finds trace of melamine in baby formula -- U.S. health officials
have found trace amounts of the chemical melamine in one sample of
infant formula sold in the United States, a Food and Drug Administration
spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
FM 101 "Mike in the Morning" program regarding Barack Obama's Kenyan
Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Peter Ogengo, Admits
Obama Born in Kenya -- Read about on-air comments to Detroit's WRIF
FM 101 "Mike in the Morning" program regarding Barack Obama's Kenyan
Chavez welcomes Russian warships -- Russian warships sailed into a
Venezuelan port Tuesday, greeted by a 21-gun salute and an eager welcome
from President Hugo Chavez as Moscow seeks to expand its influence in
Besieged Bangkok airport shut down -- Thai authorities have shut
down Bangkok's international airport after a grenade attack injured
anti-government protesters occupying the terminal building.
BIGGEST SCAM IN HISTORY -- Just in case you didn't know the Federal
Reserve is a private company of bankers with twelve branch banks that
confiscate our money and they have been doing this for almost a hundred
years,--- this time! They are not part of the United States Government.
Yet today they collect hundreds of billions of dollars from American
taxpayers every year. Pay attention now, you're about to read about the
biggest and most successful scam in History. Read More...
Clinton barred from taking Sec. of State position? -- Article One,
Section Six of the U.S. Constitution says: No Senator or Representative
shall, during the Time for which he was elected, be appointed to any
civil Office under the Authority of the United States which shall have
been created, or the Emoluments whereof shall have been increased during
such time; and no Person holding any Office under the United States,
shall be a Member of either House during his Continuance in Office.
Arkansas seizes 21 children from evangelists -- Arkansas authorities
have taken into protective custody 21 children associated with the Tony
Alamo Christian Ministries based on allegations of neglect and physical
No wonder Iceland is rioting -- Address by David Oddsson, Chairman
of the Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Iceland, at a breakfast
meeting of the Iceland Chamber of Commerce, Nov. 18, 2008.
and Your Heart -- Studies have found that cranberries reduce the
risk of heart disease. Most recently, a study presented at the annual
congress of the International Union of Physiological Sciences in
March/April 2005 found that pigs with atherosclerosis (a primary causes
of heart disease) that received a daily dose of cranberry powder had
restored blood vessel health.
America's forgotten freedoms (as published in a Russian newspaper!?)
--A survey by the First Amendment Center in the US has reached the
shocking conclusion that most American citizens don’t know the five
basic freedoms enshrined in the constitution.
More customers resume using old-fashioned cash -- For more
Americans, who have already maxed out their credit cards or are just
trying to manage their spending better in the tough economy, the answer
is increasingly the old-fashioned one.
McKinney Prevented From Leaving U.S. -- Former Congresswoman and
presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney has been prevented from leaving
the country after she planned to give a speech in Damascus Syria at a
Conference being held to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the
Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Apparently she has been put on a
terrorist watch list for merely speaking out in support of 9/11 first
responders and passionately questioning the official 9/11 story?
Massachusetts general hospital was paid by J&J to set up child
psychiatirc unit and push drugs? -- Massachusetts General Hospital
will investigate conflicts of interest at a child psychiatry research
center it established with funding from Johnson & Johnson, maker of the
antipsychotic drug Risperdal.
VIDEO: Icelanders Attack Police Station as Bankster Plan Unfolds --
Last Saturday, protesters angry over the 50 percent devaluation of the
Krona and the impending third worldization of their small country
clashed with police.
76 percent of American middle-class households not financially secure
-- 4 million middle-class families saw economic decline from 2000-2006;
23 million economically insecure.
US taps online youth groups to fight crime, terrorism -- The US
State Department announced plans on Monday to promote online youth
groups as a new and powerful way to fight crime, political oppression
Military Examines Role In Domestic Defense -- Defense Secretary
Robert Gates on Monday ordered his top department leaders to conduct a
broad review to determine whether the military, National Guard and
Reserve can adequately deal with domestic disasters and whether they
have the training and equipment to defend the homeland.
Report Says Pandemic Will Threaten Coal, Power Supplies -- If you
have any doubt that a pandemic would be tough, read this interview. A
true pandemic has the ability to shut down life as we know it.
NASA's lost toolbag filmed from Earth -- The tool bag lost by NASA
astronaut Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper during an ISS space walk has been
filmed sailing over Earth by a veteran satellite observer over the
Bettenhausen Dodge Announces Buy One Car, Truck or Minivan and Get a
Second Vehicle For $1 -- TINLEY PARK, IL - For the first time ever,
the “Buy One Vehicle and Get a Second One for $1” special is available
on a total of 10 New select Dodge Vehicles starting November 21, 2008,
while supplies last. Customers can visit
http://www.onepricedodge.com to find information or call
Study: Want to be happier? Be more grateful -- Want to quickly
improve your happiness and satisfaction with life? Research done at Kent
State University shows the pen may be a mighty weapon. Studies
demonstrate, according to Toepfer, that practicing expressive writing is
often associated with fewer health problems, decreased depression, an
improved immune system and improved grades.
Synthetic Viruses Could Explain Animal-to-Human Jumps -- In a
technical tour de force with potentially profound implications for the
study of emerging diseases, researchers have built the largest-ever
self-replicating organism from scratch. The organism is a virus based on
genome sequences taken from a bat-borne version of SARS, a lethal
respiratory disease that jumped from animals to humans in 2002. The
synthetic virus could help explain how SARS evolved, and the same
approach could be used to investigate other species-hopping killers.
September US traffic estimated lowest since 2001 -- Traffic on US
roads in September at 232.8b VM (vehicle-miles) was down 4.4% (10.7b
vehicle-miles less than 200709's 243.6b VM), the lowest September number
since 2001 and down a full 5% from the 2006 Sept high of 245.1b VM. The
4.4% decline is somewhat smaller than the month-on-a-year-ago drop in
August (-5.6%) but larger than that in July (-3.7%).
Colossal Financial Collapse -- The Truth Behind The Citigroup Bank
London police reject plan for more Tasers -- Metropolitan Police
Authority has said it has no intention of sanctioning their wider use of
tasers in London.
Review: GenerationRx Documents Chemical Abuse of Children by
Pharmaceutical Industry, Modern Psychiatry -- Filmmaker Kevin Miller
has just launched a shocking new documentary that exposes the crimes and
deceptions of modern psychiatry and the drug companies that now control
the industry. His film, entitled GenerationRx sheds light on the shadowy
practices of psychiatric doctors who are increasingly drugging children
with mind-altering drugs. Trailers and DVDs are available at
pardons 14 and commutes 2 prison sentences -- On Monday, Bush
granted pardons to 14 individuals and commuted the prison sentences of
two others whose misdeeds included dealing drugs, evading taxes, killing
bald eagles or mishandling hazardous waste.
Thought For The Day from Mike Tawse -- Let’s continue… let’s move
on… let’s do… let’s talk… let’s achieve… and let’s not quit inspiring…
because inspiration is one of the greatest things in the world that
anyone can do for another human being.
More Banks Fail: Three banks in California, Georgia fail --
Regulators close down two California thrifts and Community Bank of
Loganville, Ga., raising the toll in the financial crisis to 22 banks.
Mike Wallace interviews Aldous Huxley!!! -- Aldous Huxley, social
critic and author of Brave New World, talks to Wallace (on 5/18/58)
about threats to freedom in the United States, overpopulation,
bureaucracy, propaganda, drugs, advertising, and television.
Economic Stimulus Plan: Stop Paying Credit Card Debt -- Almost
nothing has been done to help the consumers within the producing economy
who have lost trillions of dollars in the stock market crash, seen the
value of their homes.
Navy Gives New Dads 10 Days Paid Leave -- In an effort to build
loyalty and make the Navy more family- friendly, the service is now
granting paid paternity leave to new fathers - with some exceptions. The
provision, part of the 2009 defense authorization act, makes active-duty
Sailors eligible for 10 days of administrative leave after their wives
give birth. Unmarried Sailors do not qualify for the benefit.
Silver Company Battles FDA Censorship and Oppression; Fights for Health
Freedom -- In this interview, you'll learn about how the FDA used
outrageous tactics of oppression and tyranny in an effort to shut down
the Utopia Silver Supplements company.
The Truth About Bailouts -- Put simply, our government doesn't have
enough spare cash to bail out a lemonade stand let alone a bloated and
failing industry that is losing tens of billions of dollars per month.
Down on the farm, a frenzy over free food -- In a sign of bad
economic times, more than 40,000 show up when a Weld family invites
people to gather surplus produce. An estimated 40,000 people came to a
Weld County farm Saturday to collect free potatoes, carrots and leeks.
Noise violators in Fort Lupton sentenced to listen to Barry Manilow
-- Fort Lupton Municipal Judge Paul Sacco says his novel punishment of
forcing noise violators to listen to music they don't like for one hour
has cut down on the number of repeat offenders in this northwestern
Colorado prairie town.
The Ten Worst Corporations of 2008 -- Annual list of the 10 Worst
Corporations of the year.
YouTube: Russian TV report on the "end the fed" protests -- Russian
TV reports on the "End the Fed" rally.
Patients believe lives are like the Truman Show -- Mental health
officials in the US and Britain say some psychotic patients are
describing their lives as mirroring that of the main character in the
1998 film The Truman Show, The New York Times reports.
Iraq told: Keep US troops or face martial law -- Iraq's defense
minister Abdul Qadir Muhammed Jassim threatened to declare a state of
emergency if Iraq's parliament refused to sign an accord allowing US
troops to stay in the country for three more years.
Caribbean Economic Union Starts in 2009 -- Convinced that it could
soon become a reality, Caribbean leaders have agreed to implement the
project of Economic Union in 2009, to consolidate the regional bloc's
Scientists Revolt Against Corrupt Food and Drug Administration Officials
-- A group of scientists working in the FDA’s Center for Devices and
Radiological Health division has revolted against the corrupt managers
of its own department, accusing them of committing crimes by claiming,
"There is extensive documentary evidence that managers at CDRH have
corrupted and interfered with the scientific review of medical devices."
Indonesian AIDS Patients Face Microchip Monitoring -- Lawmakers in
Indonesia's remote province of Papua have thrown their support behind a
controversial bill requiring some HIV/AIDS patients to be implanted with
microchips -- part of extreme efforts to monitor the disease.
US rolls out 'Vicinity RFID' to check IDs in moving vehicles -- RFID
technology that allows the remote identification of travellers in moving
vehicles is being rolled out at US land border crossings this month.
Crossing points with Canada at Blaine, and with Mexico at Nogales, came
online last week, with Buffalo, Detroit and San Ysidro to follow, and a
total of 39 planned.
Cops raise Taser safety claims -- Metro officers hurt during
training sue company, say warnings didn’t suffice.
Rahm’s Plan for Mandatory Service -- "All Americans between the ages
of eighteen and twenty-five will be asked to serve their country by
going through three months of basic training, civil defense preparation
and community service."
Libya wants to invest billions in US -- Libya wants to open a new
chapter in relations with the United States by investing some of its
$100 billion sovereign wealth fund in U.S. companies and sending
thousands of students to study in America, the son of Libya's leader
Obama's White House, Clinton's Team -- As President-elect Obama
forms his administration, he's including a lot of familiar faces. Many
of Obama's picks—for his transition team, his staff, and his Cabinet—are
people who worked in the Clinton administration.
END THE FED REPORT: NBC Report On End The Fed In Chicago -- Be sure
to check out the video.
UK: Environment Agency to build up to 80 wind farms -- Among the
stretches of water which the Environment Agency is considering for wind
farm development are part of the River Thames; the River Medway in the
North Downs; and parts of the Fens which rank among the best bird
watching locations in Britain.
Hearing on Cheney indictment turns chaotic -- A county prosecutor
who brought indictments against Vice President Dick Cheney, former
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and others pounded his fist and
shouted at the judge Friday about special treatment for high-profile
defendants as a routine motions hearing descended into chaos.
Hearings on Cheney, others halted -- Willacy County District
Attorney Juan Angel Guerra brought a hearing to a halt on Friday when he
asked that Judge J. Manuel Bañales recuse himself from presiding over
the arraignments of several high-profile public officials. * NOTE:
See The Official Indictment -
Click Here - (The last one on the page)
VIDEO: Don't EVER let them take our guns!!!! -- If requiring gun
owners to obtain a government license seems like a harmless idea to you,
you may want to know about "Firearms Form 101." That's the "Application
for a Firearms Certificate" that must be filled out by Britons in order
to purchase a rifle or muzzle loading handgun.
clips about Cheney/Gonzales indictment -- Check them out in your
Pentagon bans computer flash drives -- The Pentagon has banned, at
least temporarily, the use of external computer flash drives because of
a virus threat officials detected on Defense Department networks.
"Emergency Preparedness" or Martial Law? -- Vigilant Shield 09: A
Cover for Illegal Domestic Operations?
Idaho issues 20% more unemployment checks last week -- Through
Friday, the agency issued 18,907 benefit checks, up 3,212 from the
previous week and double the rate from the same week in 2007.
VIDEO: German video on 911 false flag
DEPLETED URANIUM - NATO Still Killing People in Kosovo -- The NATO
allegedly used shells with depleted uranium which are still today
causing an increase in the number of cancer patients. Prior to 1999, the
number of Serbs who suffered from malignant tumours was three times
lesser, according to the statistics of Serb hospitals. Read More...
UK: Fewer than one in three of Britain's Apache attack helicopters 'fit
for purpose'-- Of the 67 now in service with the Army Air Corps,
just 20 are available for combat in Afghanistan or for training pilots
in the United Kingdom. The highly sophisticated aircraft requires many
hours of servicing every month and the arduous conditions in southern
Afghanistan, where temperatures in the summer can reach 45C,
dramatically shortens the life of the engine and the Apache's rotor
UK: War chiefs in denial over Gulf War Syndrome -- DEFENCE chiefs
have been accused of backtracking after they rejected a major report
into Gulf War Syndrome which says the condition does exist.
China in talks to buy stake in AIG unit says report -- A consortium
led by China's sovereign wealth fund is in talks with struggling US
insurance giant American International Group to acquire a stake in one
of its units, a Japanese daily reported Friday.
NYC Churches Ordered Not To Shelter Homeless -- City officials have
ordered 22 New York churches to stop providing beds to homeless people.
With temperatures well below freezing early Saturday, the churches must
obey a city rule requiring faith-based shelters to be open at least five
days a week -- or not at all.
St. Louis County had 13 polling places with serious problems, report
says -- St. Louis County had 13 polling places in the Nov. 4 general
election where voters had to wait five or more hours to cast their
ballot, the St. Louis Voter Protection Coalition said Thursday in a
report to the county’s election board.
License-plate scanning catching crooks, raising privacy worries --
Every plate is photographed, time-stamped, labeled on a GPS map and
automatically logged into an Arizona Department of Public Safety
database. An electronic voice alerts Callister to stolen vehicles within
seconds after they pass, giving him the ability to make quick arrests.
Callister is among the growing number of Arizona officers who use
cameras to scan thousands of plates on a daily basis, sweeping parking
lots and highways to recover stolen vehicles faster than ever before.
Bug-sized spies: US develops tiny flying robots -- If only we could
be a fly on the wall when our enemies are plotting to attack us. Better
yet, what if that fly could record voices, transmit video and even fire
tiny weapons? That kind of James Bond-style fantasy is actually on the
drawing board. U.S. military engineers are trying to design flying
robots disguised as insects that could one day spy on enemies and
conduct dangerous missions without risking lives.
Family Farms Pulled Us Out of the Great Depression -- Cornell
University Professor George F. Warren, an important adviser to Franklin
D. Roosevelt on rural development policy, figured out that it is
agriculture that leads countries into and out of depressions. The
Roosevelt Administration is the only administration that tried to do
something about supporting the family farm. We can turn around our
current situation and avoid a Greater Depression by raising basic
storable commodities back up to 90-100 percent of parity. Supporting
family farms can put the United States back on a secure economic
GM crops 'to be grown in secret' -- Genetically-modified crops could
be grown by the Government in secret locations in an attempt to prevent
trials being attacked by saboteurs, it has been reported.
Brain Surgeons drilling holes in wrong side of heads despite warnings
-- In 2005 the National Patient Safety Agency issued an alert to all
neurosurgical units after an audit found there was no standard method of
identifying which side the patient was to have surgery with some units
marking with pen the side to be operated on and others marking the side
Teen that committed suicide on webcam was taking anitdepressants --
Teen commits suicide on webcam as others watch. The cause of death was
found to be an overdose of benzodiazepine, an antidepressant, as well as
other opiate drugs used to treat depression, Crane said. Sad...Some of
those watching urged him to take more drugs while others debated whether
he had taken enough to kill himself. Hours passed before someone finally
notified authorities that he appeared lifeless, officials said.
National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Decision on “Organic” Fish Sets
Dangerous Precedent to Gut USDA Organic Program -- Consumers Union
today derided the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) decision to
accept the recommendations for “organic” fish production that will allow
fish to carry the USDA organic label—despite being raised under
conditions that fail to meet fundamental USDA organic principles.
The eco machine that can magic water out of thin air -- The company,
Element Four, has developed a machine that it hopes will become the
first mainstream household appliance to have been invented since the
microwave. Their creation, the WaterMill, uses the electricity of about
three light bulbs to condense moisture from the air and purify it into
clean drinking water.
Sinclair - This Is IT And IT Is NOW -- Dear Comrades In Golden Arms,
Things are now "Out of Control." The next two months are going to be
shocking, but nothing compared to what you will have to experience in
2009. Read More...
The Federal Reserve Rally This Weekend - Nov. 22 -- The Federal Reserve Bank is the
Cause of our Financial and Economic Crisis! Rally to Support Sound Money
for America! Find your city location!!!
Poison Chemical Found in Ingredient List For HPV Vaccine -- Readers
may wonder what a toxin that is commonly used to kill rats is doing in
the ingredient list for the HPV vaccine that is currently being pushed
on girls as young as nine and is even being considered for men and boys.
Unfortunately, the answer isn't very comforting, especially for new U.S.
residents for whom the HPV injection containing sodium borate is now
Army shreds documents on friendly fire deaths -- In late 2006, two
American soldiers from Fort Carson died in Iraq. The army said the
privates were killed by enemy action. But in October of this year, Salon
revealed that the two men had in fact been killed by friendly tank fire.
Now, Salon has found that the documents related to the men's deaths were
shredded just hours after the story was published.
Takeda, Amgen to suspend trials of cancer drug -- Takeda
Pharmaceutical Co. and U.S. biotech firm Amgen Inc. said they would
suspend enrolment in the last-stage trials of a key cancer drug
candidate following negative study results.
VIDEO: Peter Schiff dead on again! -- Peter Schiff On Fast Money -
"The Man Who Called The Collapse"
US Economy hijacked! -- Financial Controlled Demolition just
like 911. Afshin Rattansi in Tehran talks to Max Keiser in Paris about
the end of Wall Street, dollars and toilet paper - and Morgan Stanley
and Goldman Sachs no longer being investment banks.
This Is Our Brave New World? -- Beware! Some foul language in the
Opens New China Office -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration
opened an office Wednesday in China's capital — its first outside the
United States — as part of a new global strategy to ensure the safety of
trillions of dollars of imports.
VIDEO: World Leaders Don't Shake Bush's Hand At G20 Summit -- It
appears in this video that President Bush's approval is in a sorrier
state than polls indicate. In a video taken at the G20 summit, Bush
walks across a line of world leaders without shaking or being asked to
shake any of their hands.
Pa. Turnpike begins layoffs as buyout period ends -- The
Pennsylvania Turnpike began laying off employees Thursday after only 20
workers accepted voluntary buyout offers designed to offset falling
traffic numbers and declining toll revenues.
Pensions frozen at Random House Inc. -- The country's largest trade
publisher, Random House Inc., has frozen the pensions of its current
employees and eliminated them for future hires, the latest cuts in an
industry hit by declining sales and anticipating, at best, a difficult
2009. "Effective Dec. 31, benefits in the Random House, Inc. Pension
Plan will no longer grow — but they will not be reduced," spokesman
Stuart Applebaum said in a statement released Thursday in response to a
query from The Associated Press.
N°29 is available! Phase IV of the Global Systemic crisis: Breakdown of
the Global Monetary System by summer 2009 -- The G20-meeting held in
Washington on November 14/15, 2008, is in its essence a historical
indicator that the Western - above all Anglo-Saxon - monopoly on global
economic and financial governance, is coming to an end. Read More...
10 Significant Signs why this will be the worst Recession since World
War II -- How severe will this recession be? I will venture and say
that this will be the worst recession we have seen since World War II.
Why? Read the 10 clear reasons for this assessment...
World’s only private resort for billionaires goes bankrupt --
World’s only private ski and golf resort for billionaires, Yellowstone
Club (Montana, USA), has gone bankrupt. The club, which has Microsoft
founder Bill Gates among its members, is unable to call in its credits,
RIA Novosti reports. The company, which serves billionaires, has thus
failed to withstand the financial crisis.
Five Ways to Avoid GMOs in Your Food -- Here are five simple and
effective ways to decrease your contact with untested, toxic and
Iran blocks access to more than five million websites -- Iran has
blocked access to more than five million internet sites, whose content
is mostly perceived as immoral and anti-social, a judiciary official was
Best Buy sinks after debt downgrade -- Shares of Best Buy Co. Inc.
reached a five-year intraday low on Wednesday, a day after the consumer
electronic chain's debt rating was lowered.
Cut While Hoping for Government Aid -- On Cities' Chopping Blocks:
Libraries, Police, Firefighters, After-School Programs.
Fannie, Freddie Suspend Foreclosures During Holidays -- Fannie Mae
and Freddie Mac, the two biggest U.S. home loan finance companies, on
Thursday said they would suspend foreclosures of occupied homes until
early 2009, as the government moves to stem the tide of home losses
plaguing the economy.
Pill As Good As Chemo on Lung Cancer, but Costlier -- Some advanced
lung cancer patients already treated with chemotherapy might be able to
skip some of the bad side effects of another series of chemo by taking a
pill instead, a study suggests. An international study showed patients
on Iressa, an expensive, newer targeted treatment, survived about as
long as those on another course of chemotherapy.
FAA worker accused of stealing yacht, plane as perks -- A U.S.
government worker from Southern California took illegal perks from his
job — including a plane, yachts and heavy-duty trucks — and an
investigation continues into how widespread the practice was, federal
prosecutors said Thursday.
THE BEAUTIFUL TRUTH (Segment-8 min) -- This is a short, 8 minute
interview of Rich Castro, from Cinema Libre (the distributor of The
Beautiful Truth) by a noted chiropractor and health broadcaster in Los
Air hostess helps land Air Canada plane after co-pilot breaks down
-- AN air hostess helped land an Air Canada jet carrying 146 passengers
after the co-pilot had an apparent mental breakdown over the Atlantic
Big Three auto CEOs flew private jets to ask for taxpayer money --
Some lawmakers lashed out at the CEOs of the Big Three auto companies
Wednesday for flying private jets to Washington to request taxpayer
bailout money. The executives -- Alan Mulally of Ford, Robert Nardelli
of Chrysler and Richard Wagoner of GM -- were seeking support for a $25
billion loan package.
Can anyone verify this??? - All Retired U.S. Army Officers and NCO's
Being Called To Active Duty -- If anyone has received a letter to
return to active duty, please let us know!
Obama opponent now suing to prove President-elect's citizenship -- A
former opponent of Barack Obama's has come back to haunt him over
questions regarding Obama's citizenship. According to a press release
from the American Independent Party, former presidential candidate
Alan Keyes and other members of the party have filed suit in
California Superior Court in Sacramento to stop the state from giving
its electoral votes to President-elect Barack Obama until documentary
evidence is provided to prove Obama is indeed a natural born citizen of
the United States.
A copy of the writ can be found
by clicking here.
Toys With Banned Plastics Will Stay on Market -- A new federal ban
on the use of the controversial chemical phthalate in teethers,
pacifiers and other children's products won't apply to goods already in
warehouses or on store shelves, federal safety regulators said
Executive Director Lisa Brown to Serve as White House Staff Secretary
-- The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) is pleased
to announce that President-elect Barack Obama has chosen ACS Executive
Director Lisa Brown as White House Staff Secretary. "Lisa Brown
has made an enormous contribution to the development of ACS over the
last six years. While we are saddened to lose her, we are pleased that
such an able leader and extraordinary person will be serving
President-elect Barack Obama in this vital position," said Chair of the
ACS Board of Directors Paul M. Smith.
Automakers may buy GM and Chrysler -- Chinese carmakers SAIC and
Dongfeng have plans to acquire GM and Chrysler, China’s 21st Century
Business Herald reports.
China now largest holder of US Treasury bonds -- China is now
officially the US government's largest foreign creditor after overtaking
Japan, in a development that signals Washington's increasing reliance on
Beijing to save its economy.
UK: Manchester being 'bullied' by Government into accepting road tolls
-- The Government is threatening to withhold £1.5 billion of public
funding for public transport in Manchester unless the city agrees to
become a guinea pig for pay-as-you-drive road pricing.
UK: Parrot given Prozac after owner dies -- The bird has now been
prescribed a twice-daily liquid dose of a bird-friendly version of
Prozac, called Clomicalm. According to experts, tropical birds are
extremely emotional and the number who require anti-depressants is
The Great Depression of the 21st Century: Collapse of the Real Economy
-- The financial crisis is deepening, with the risk of seriously
disrupting the system of international payments.
Electricity Kills -- Electricity must be tested for when it becomes
dirty. The Growing cancer cluster cover-up may well become the biggest
cover-up since the cigarette companies spent billions to deny that
smoking was linked to cancer. (This is a .pdf file)
50,000 Ethiopians displaced by floods -- Dramatic floods in the
eastern Somali region of Ethiopia have killed at least three people and
displaced more than 50,000 since the start of the month, aid sources
Canada Reports Its 15th Case of Mad Cow Disease -- The Canadian Food
Inspection Agency confirmed on Monday a new case of mad cow disease in a
seven-year-old dairy cow born well after Ottawa banned feed practices
thought to spread the disease. It is the country’s 15th case. The animal
was discovered on a farm in the Pacific province of British Columbia.
Carbon Tax Proposal That Would Inflict New Great Depression --
President elect Barack Obama used his speech at a Los Angeles summit
last night to reinvigorate a push for the revival of a frightening
proposal to slash carbon emissions by 80 per cent, a move that would
inflict a new Great Depression, cost millions of jobs, and sink America
to near third world status.
Toronto: Teens balk at proposed young driver law -- Proposed Ontario
legislation to limit the driving privileges of people under age 22 is
experiencing backlash from young drivers before the bill is even tabled.
36 million Americans face potential for starvation -- Feeding
America, a U.S. hunger-relief organization, said the actual number of
Americans forced to skip meals and survive without adequate nutrition is
even greater than the report indicates because it is based on statistics
Australia Temporarily Shuts Down Navy -- Australia's navy gets a big
Christmas gift this year: two months paid vacation for most sailors that
will ease the effects of a recruiting slump but make the service Down
Under look something like a part-time operation.
Flower zones to help honeybees -- Honey bees, whose numbers are
falling, must be given flowery "recovery zones" in Europe's farmlands to
aid their survival, a leading EU lawmaker said Wednesday.
The animals and plants we cannot live without -- From the Amazon
rainforests to the frozen ice fields of the arctic, animals, plants and
insects are disappearing at alarming rates from pollution, habitat loss,
climate change and hunting.
Study Confirms Genetically Modified Crops Threaten Human Fertility and
Health Safety -- A long-term feeding study commissioned by the
Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety, managed by the Austrian
Federal Ministry of Health, Family and Youth, and carried out by
Veterinary University Vienna, confirms genetically modified (GM) corn
seriously affects reproductive health in mice.
Joint Chiefs head says war stresses may be growing -- Stress on U.S.
troops from repeated combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan is
"extraordinary" and may be worsening even as fighting eases in Iraq, the
military's top officer says.
Minnesota Recount Under Way in US Senate Showdown -- Recount of more
than 2.9 million ballots under way in Minnesota showdown over Senate
Radiation Threat Still Permeates Chernobyl's Entombment -- It’s not
just the ubiquitous threat of radioactivity that makes Chernobyl a
unique workplace. Because of its frantic construction in lethal
conditions, the “sarcophagus” enclosing reactor 4 lacks normal
engineering certainties. And when SIP was being established in the
mid-1990s, Ukraine, emerging from Communism, was institutionally
Dick Cheney indicted by Texas grand jury over abuse of prisoners in
federal detention centers -- A Willacy County grand jury under
District Attorney Juan Angel Guerra returned multi-count indictments
Monday against Vice President Dick Cheney, former U.S. Attorney General
Alberto Gonzales, plus several other public officials.
Mind Control with Silent Sounds and Super Computers -- The
mind-altering mechanism is based on a subliminal carrier technology: the
Silent Sound Spread Spectrum (SSSS), sometimes called "S-quad" or
"Squad". It was developed by Dr Oliver Lowery of Norcross, Georgia, and
is described in US Patent #5,159,703, "Silent Subliminal Presentation
System", dated October 27, 1992. Read More...
The Power Hour, Inspiring Change And Mike Tawse: By Joyce Riley --
Mike Tawse shares his Serrapeptase Adventure! "It is my privilege to
invite you to listen to the following 11 minute recording and, once
again, to thank Joyce for her kindness to me" - Mike Tawse.
End The Fed -- "End the
Fed!" Begins on November 22, 2008! -- Check out the city closest to
you to participate.
Do Flu Shots Work? Ask A Vaccine Manufacturer -- In this recorded
phone call to a vaccine maker, the caller asks questions about mercury
and how well the flu shot actually works. The answer is -- perhaps
unintentionally -- a bit more honest than what you might hear from their
Ron Paul on a Possible Global Currency to Replace Dollar --
Ron Paul asks the questions no one else seems to ask.
GOVERNMENTS CAN'T HANDLE GLOBAL RUN ON GOLD COINS -- THERE'S a
worldwide run on gold coins. Even as the price of the precious metal
itself comes under pressure along with commodities like oil and copper,
people around the world are demanding so many of the valuable coins that
government mints are having difficulty filling orders.
Why Gold Is Down, But You Can't Get Your Hands on Any -- Dealers and
analysts are calling it an “upside down” market where physical gold,
including coins and bars, are in short supply and far more expensive
than the price quoted on New York Mercantile Exchange’s COMEX division.
Recalls 900,000 Pounds of Lean Cuisine -- Reports of small chunks of
blue plastic in Lean Cuisine brand frozen chicken dinners have led
Nestle Prepared Foods Co. to recall 900,000 pounds worth of meals.
Tell Shoppers Which Stores Sell Recalled Meat -- On Friday, the
United States Department of Agriculture said it will soon give shoppers
more information in the most serious recall cases. Today, the USDA
announced it will tell consumers the names of stores where recalled meat
and poultry products were, or possibly still are, being sold. The goal
is to make it easier for shoppers to determine whether their store may
be selling meat that's been recalled for potentially deadly
contamination, allowing them to double check and make sure they're not
buying any of it.
'out of control' as two more ships seized -- Separate bands of
pirates hijacked two ships and captured their crews, while yet another
opened fire on an Indian navy ship before being driven off — clear signs
that the brigands roaming the Gulf of Aden are becoming bolder and more
violent, officials said Wednesday.
Schwarzenegger Opens Global Warming Summit -- Gov. Arnold
Schwarzenegger opened his international climate change summit on Tuesday
by upstaging himself with an even bigger political star _
President-elect Barack Obama.
States, Congress to seek anti-BPA laws -- Rep. Edward J. Markey,
D-Mass., said he plans to re-introduce a bill when the 111th Congress
convenes in January to ban BPA from food and beverage containers, citing
an analysis conducted by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the newspaper
To Read Country Of Origin In Bar Codes -- Can you differentiate
which one is made in the USA , Philippines , Taiwan or China?
Soldiers, Vets Turning to Online Education -- Online education is
increasingly attractive for military veterans, according to Denver-based
Jones International University, a Web-exclusive institution accredited
by the Higher Learning Commission. About 350 current or former soldiers
are pursuing a degree at Jones, three times the number last year. The
university has a total of 2,000 students.
Doctors Claim Glaxo Dismissed Worries on Avandia -- Drug Maker Tried
to Make Physician at Maryland Hospital Stop Talking About Concerns;
Company Defends Its Effort!
"Toilet-to-Tap" - Not Too Freaked Out About Recycled Sewage -- If
San Diego residents are freaked out about using purified sewage as a
drinking-water source, you wouldn't have known it Monday. For all the
talk about a populace that's grossed out by the yuck factor of an idea
derided as "toilet-to-tap," just 13 people showed up Monday to voice
concerns that the City Council was moving forward with the plan.
The Apology Bush Owes Dan Rather -- What is really in order is some
sort of pardon and apology to Dan Rather, who CBS's cowardly management
squeezed from 60 Minutes for telling the truth about Bush's war record.
Magnesium: The Lamp of Life by Mark Sircus Ac., OMD -- Inside
chlorophyll is the lamp of life and that lamp is magnesium. The capture
of light energy from the sun is magnesium dependent. Magnesium is bound
as the central atom of the porphyrin ring of the green plant pigment
chlorophyll. Read More...
Shows Preventing Illness More Economical Than Treating the Sick --
Investing in preventive health care is far more cost-effective than
treating people after they get sick, according to a report from the
nonprofit advocacy group Trust for America's Health. "We've got to
change the mindset from treating sick people to preventing illnesses in
the first place," said U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin in response to the report.
A cure for cancer suppressed -- It works 100% of the time to
eradicate cancer completely, and cancer does not recur even years later.
That is how researchers describe the most convincing cancer cure ever
announced. Read More...
Food Riots, Tax Rebellions By 2012 -- Gerald Celente says that by
2012 America will become an undeveloped nation, that there will be a
revolution marked by food riots, squatter rebellions, tax revolts and
job marches, and that holidays will be more about obtaining food, not
Assault Weapons Ban Introduced...by Five R.I.N.O.s (Republican In Name
Only) -- Rep. Mark Kirk has introduced a bill, H.R. 6257: Assault
Weapons Ban Reauthorization Act of 2008, which would "reinstate the
Public Safety and Recreational Firearms Use Protection Act." The bill
has been co-sponsored by 4 other who claim to be Republicans.
City threatens blind woman over unpaid 1-cent bill -- 74-year-old
blind woman was shocked when her daughter found a letter from the city
saying a lien would be placed on her home unless she paid an overdue
water bill. The amount? 1 cent.
The New World Order: The Final Showdown for America -- Today, the
Federal Reserve Board controlling our nation’s “money” is 76% foreign
owned by private interests. They have no allegiance whatsoever to
America, as they think only in global profit$, nothing else! America is
now controlled by a few very extremely wealthy globalists.
Retired Leaders Hit 'Don't Ask' Policy -- More than 100 retired
generals and admirals called Monday for repeal of the military's "don't
ask, don't tell" policy on gays, and to permit gays to serve openly,
according to a statement obtained by The Associated Press.
Federal Register on Presidential Inaugural Demonstrations -- On
August 8, 2008, the National Park Service proposed a rule that applies
to activities of the Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) for the
Inaugural. Read More...
Larger Inmate Population Is Boon to Private Prisons -- The Federal
Bureau of Prisons and several state governments have sent thousands of
inmates in recent months to prisons and detention centers run by
Corrections Corp. of America, Geo Group Inc. and other private
operators, as a crackdown on illegal immigration, a lengthening of
mandatory sentences for certain crimes and other factors have
overcrowded many government facilities.
Bingo the Clown-o -- Bingo is a five-minute computer animated
adaptation of a live theater performance called Disregard This Play
which was first produced in Chicago in 1993 by Greg Kotis of the
Neo-Futurists theater company. The recorded audio performance of this
play is used in Bingo, which incorporates exciting and bizarre visual
imagery to support the telling of the story. Landreth is a senior
animator at Alias|Wavefront who in 1995 was nominated for an Academy
Award for his animation, the end. With Bingo, Landreth introduces a cast
of animated characters who are alternately,
shockingly human-like and disturbingly freakish.
Brasscheck TV: California Wildfires -- Deliberate act, Government
Obama register for the selective service?
- Did Next Commander-in-Chief Falsify Selective Service Registration?
-- Never Actually Register? Obama's Draft Registration Raises Serious
How our hospitals unleashed a MRSA epidemic -- Year after year, the
number of victims climbed. But even as casualties mounted — as the germ
grew stronger and spread inside hospitals — the toll remained hidden
from the public, and hospitals ignored simple steps to control the
threat. Over the past decade, the number of Washington hospital patients
infected with a frightening, antibiotic-resistant germ called MRSA has
skyrocketed from 141 a year to 4,723.
Purdue Researcher Invents Molecule That Stops SARS -- A Purdue
University researcher has created a compound that prevents replication
of the virus that causes SARS and could lead to a treatment for the
Montecito Journalist Peter Lance Indicts the FBI for 9/11 Negligence
-- In Triple Cross, Lance offers new evidence of the FBI’s inability
and/or unwillingness to act on the threat posed by Osama bin Laden’s
nascent terror organization, Al Qaeda, and refines his argument that the
9/11 Commission did not go nearly far enough when, in July 2004, it
called the FBI to task for its mistakes. Triple Cross tells the story of
Ali Mohamed, an Egyptian soldier of fortune whom Lance calls Osama bin
Laden’s “master spy.”
1 in 4 Gulf War vets are sick -- Report blames exposure to toxic
chemicals and other causes, demands more research and spending.
War illness is real, report finds -- A report released on Monday,
Nov. 17, 2008, concluded that Gulf War syndrome is a legitimate illness
suffered by more than 175,000 U.S. war veterans who were exposed to
chemical toxins in the 1991 Gulf War.
Farmers Sue US Govt. for "Mark of the Beast" on Livestock -- A group
of seven Amish farmers in Michigan say the state's insistence that they
use radio frequency ID devices on their animals "constitutes some form
of a 'mark of the Beast' and/or represents an infringement of their
'dominion over cattle and all living things' in violation of their
fundamental religious beliefs," according to their lawsuit.
Secret Directed-Energy Tech Protecting the President? -- They have
more than earpiece radios and armored limos to help them; the Secret
Service can call on the very latest technology. Documents from a recent
court case indicate that they have advanced directed-energy devices
which are highly classified.
Children Now Being Targeted For Statin Drug Use -- In an immediately
controversial document, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has
recommended that children as young as eight be treated with
cholesterol-lowering statin drugs.
Layoff Tracker -- October 2008 will be remembered as the time in
which the credit crunch came to a head not only for the economy as a
whole but for the tech community in particular.
Food for Your Kitty -- If you are a cat owner, more than likely you
understand the importance of providing your feline friend with optimal
nutrition. Your cat's nutrition can be a very confusing topic if you are
like a lot of pet owners out there. Read More...
Gold at $14,172 an ounce? -- There are those who have been arguing
vociferously for some years now that the world will be better off under
a gold standard. These people may or may not be correct, but we need to
understand the implications of what a gold standard will bring with it.
Mark Cuban charged with insider trading -- The SEC has charged Cuban
with insider trading, accusing him of dumping his entire stock in a
start-up Internet search engine company within hours of receiving
advanced notice of a deal.
Citigroup to shed another 53,000 jobs -- Citigroup Inc. is shedding
approximately 53,000 more employees in the coming quarters as the
banking giant struggles to steady itself after suffering massive losses
from deteriorating debt.
Chertoff: We're Closing that Boarding-Pass Loophole -- Chertoff told
Threat Level in an interview last week that the government was aware of,
and patching, the so-called boarding-pass loophole, which just came back
into the public eye after a recent Atlantic magazine story where a
reporter got though security using a fake boarding pass. That loophole
lets a known terrorist who is on a government watch list board a plane
without needing a fake ID. All that’s needed is a home computer, a
printer and a little skill at HTML.
Military wants 'blood pharming' machine -- The U.S. military is
seeking an automated culture and packaging system that could produce a
steady supply of universal donor red blood cells right on the
battlefield, without resorting to needles and the human
Enzyme CoQ10 -- CoEnzyme Q10 has been promoted as a supplement for
supporting cardiovascular health and increasing energy as well as a
potent antioxidant. In addition, many supplement companies worldwide are
making claims that CoEnzyme Q10 can improve cardiovascular health and
increase your overall energy levels. Even more so, it has been promoted
as a natural adjunct for people taking statin drugs.
Beauty Has Its Price: Wrinkle Fillers Tied to Serious Side Effects
-- According to the agency’s Web site, more and more people using them
experience medical problems later. A total of 930 reports of health
problems have been received over the past six years (from January 2003
to September 20th of this year).
Food Weights & Approximate Equivalents in Measure -- Great chart!
Ken Clarke warns Britain is on the brink of 'meltdown' -- Kenneth
Clarke, the former Conservative Chancellor, has warned the economy is on
the brink of "meltdown" and unemployment could reach three million.
89 volcanic tremors recorded from Anak Krakatau -- A total of 89
volcanic tremors from Anak Krakatau volcano were recorded in the Sunda
Strait on Monday, raising the mountain`s danger status.
In search of -- Debate during the Senatorial Campaign between Dr.
Keyes and Obama in which was stated : "You are not even a Natural born
citizen" to which Obama replied:" That's o'k, I am not running for
President, I am only running for Senate" - If anyone knows where this
tape is located, please e-mail
Global Dow -- The Global Dow reflects, as closely as possible, the
global stock market as it is today, in terms of industries and regions.
But emphasis is placed on also representing the global leaders of
In the News -- Read all about it through these various links!
Fort Dix informant's credibility slammed
Obama may have to give up his beloved BlackBerry -- Before he ran
for president Barack Obama quit smoking. Now that he's won the job, he
may have to break another addiction: Checking his BlackBerry for e-mail.
The president's e-mail can be subpoenaed by Congress and courts and may
be subject to public records laws, so if a president doesn't want his
e-mail public, he shouldn't e-mail, experts said. And there may be
security issues about carrying around trackable cell phones.
Pakistan and U.S. Have Tacit Deal On Airstrikes -- The officials
described the deal as one in which the U.S. government refuses to
publicly acknowledge the attacks while Pakistan's government continues
to complain noisily about the politically sensitive strikes.
out a new world order -- A new book, The Atlas of the Real World,
has redrawn the map giving vivid new insights and bringing economic,
social and environmental data to life.
Foreign Troops Take Part in “Drill” at Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson
-- In a few weeks, Tucson will be at the center of efforts to speed up
that lifesaving process.Personnel from around the globe will converge at
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base from Dec. 1 to Dec. 12 for the largest
rescue exercise of its kind. The effort, dubbed Angel Thunder, will
involve the U.S. Army and Air Force, troops from Germany, Chile,
Colombia and observers from Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Pakistan.
Store Closings - The Latest Casualty Count.
Gun Owners Not Welcome on Obama's White House Team? -- The Illinois
State Rifle Association (ISRA) notes that question 59 – part of a
63-item questionnaire given to Obama administration job applicants –
asks for information about firearms owned by the applicant and his or
world leaders all within 72 hours -- Over the last 72 hours there
has been a strange melange of cryptic messages leaked from world
political leaders about what could be in store for America over the next
Under Obama: no child left unmonitored -- Obama’s plan to use
education as a tool for social engineering exposes the elitist strain in
his ‘Change’ campaign.
Ignorant Forbes Article Declares "Stop Taking Vitamins, Switch to Statin
Drugs Instead" -- Forbes Magazine is jumping on board the "vitamins
are dangerous and statin drugs are good for you" bandwagon with this
story entitled, "Eat Your Statins."
Obama adds staff to growing White House team -- President-elect
Barack Obama added three officials to his White House team on Sunday,
making his top aide from the Senate a senior adviser and naming two
deputies to chief of staff Rahm Emanuel.
China faces new problem: Disposing of tainted milk -- It has been
burned, buried and mixed into coal. One trash-hauling company dumped a
load into a river, turning the waters a frothy white and raising fears
about the safety of the drinking water.
Surprise! Organic Beekeepers Reporting Zero Losses -- With all the
frightening news over bee losses throughout the world, it appears that
one tiny minor piece of information was overlooked: the losses are
occurring in colonies besieged with chemicals and artificial additives.
Organic bees are fairing quite nicely, thank you.
Abandoned Iraqi Nuclear Plant Linked to Deformities, Cancer --
Radiation from an abandoned nuclear plant in Iraq may have caused
deformities in babies and cancer in adults after contaminated materials
from the site were sold as scrap at a market, a United Nations-linked
news agency said.
Soup kitchens - Yesterday & today -- Various photos.
Health Organization Deemed "Dysfunctional" Over Pandemic Bird Flu Threat
-- A report from the British House of Lords has blasted the World Health
Organization as "dysfunctional" and warned that the world is not
prepared for the inevitability of a new disease pandemic.
Pentagon Clears Flying-Car Project for Takeoff -- Flying cars have
been a just-around-the-corner promise for decades, of course. Today,
several companies swear that they are just on the verge of manufacturing
such machines. Read More...
VIDEO: Dr. Ron Paul on the Global Financial Summit HAPPENING NOW --
Check it out.
‘Speeding muppet’ baffles Bavarian police -- A car with British
number plates has been repeatedly caught speeding in Bayreuth, Bavaria,
Germany, but speed cameras have not been able to identify the driver of
the right-hand drive vehicle. so far the only image they have been able
to record is that of a grinning soft toy in the passenger seat – Animal
from The Muppet Show.
Barack Obama is warned to beware of a ‘huge threat’ from al-Qaeda --
Barack Obama is being given ominous advice from leaders on both sides of
the Atlantic to brace himself for an early assault from terrorists.
Bush Administration: Dismiss RFID 'Mark of the Beast' Lawsuit -- The
Bush administration on Thursday urged a federal judge to dismiss a
lawsuit brought by a group of Amish farmers in Michigan claiming RFID
chips required on cattle "are a mark of the beast."
“Shaping a New
World Order” During “Vigilant Shield” -- Here’s the CNN headline:
G-20: Shaping a New World Order. But look what’s going to be happening
at the same time: Vigilant Shield.
Melamine Problem -- melamine is also integral to the material life
of any industrialized society. It’s a common ingredient in cleaning
products, waterproof plywood, plastic compounds, cement, ink and
fire-retardant paint. Chemical plants throughout the United States
produce millions of pounds of melamine a year. Read More...
Obama plans US terror trials to replace Guantanamo --
President-elect Obama's advisers are crafting plans to close the
Guantanamo Bay prison and prosecute terrorism suspects in the U.S., a
plan the Bush administration said Monday was easier said than done.
Under the plan being crafted inside Obama's camp, some detainees would
be released and others would be charged in U.S. courts, where they would
receive constitutional rights and open trials.
UNPRECEDENTED RAPE OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE UNDERWAY IN DC by Devvy Kidd
-- Update on the constitutional crisis: Obama can't prove he is a
natural born citizen.
New airport screening system sees under clothes -- At
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, a new security system has been
launched that can see items hidden under clothing without any physical
contact from screeners. View the photos!
Mysterious glowing aurora over Saturn confounds scientists -- A
stunning light display over Saturn has stumped scientists who say it
behaves unlike any other planetary aurora known in our solar system.
issues melamine alert on Chinese-made food products -- US
authorities Thursday issued a nationwide "import alert" for Chinese-made
food products for possible melamine contamination and warned against
consuming several products from China including infant formula.
Hard Times, But Big Wall Street Bonuses -- According to a report
from financial news agency Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs, for example, has
set aside $6.8 billion for bonuses, and Morgan Stanley, $6.4 billion.
Lawmakers and taxpayers alike are concerned about where the money for
those bonuses will come from.
Electroshock -- Minnesota Resident Gets Involuntary
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) On A Weekly Ongoing *Outpatient* Basis.
The Worst Is Not Behind Us -- Beware of those who say we've hit the
Donald Duck's nephews learn about inflation --An episode of Duck
Tales dealing with the negative consequences of inflation.
YouTube: Inside Job -- Don Henley (The Eagles) KNOWS! His song,
"Inside Job" has a couple of BAD words but tells it like it is. YES...
the world is figuring it out!
wins Army Corps contract -- KBR Inc. has been awarded a $75 million
disaster relief contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for
emergency power. The Houston-based engineering company will be supplying
the power to the Western region of the United States.
Pesticides more dangerous than thought -- U.S. scientists studying
10 of the world's most popular approved pesticides say, when combined,
the chemicals caused 99 percent mortality in tadpoles.
Obama's Message To The World -- We Will Act Quickly on Climate
Change - It's going to be busy 2009, says president-elect's aide •
Judges reject ban on navy exercises to protect sealife.
Homeland Security Will Track Fertilizer Buyers -- The Department of
Homeland Security has proposed new regulations that would make it harder
to buy ammonium nitrate -- an agricultural fertilizer that can be used
as a bomb-making ingredient.
than 500,000 U.S. jobs lost in one week -- More than half a million
workers in America lost their jobs this past week according to the
latest unemployment report from the government.
Family homelessness rising in the United States -- President-elect
Barack Obama has vowed to help middle-class U.S. homeowners facing
foreclosure, but he has said little about how he will help low-income
families made homeless by a worsening economy.
Fruit and veggies grow on cinder-block walls -- a large percentage
of our food can come from our back yards and vacant lots — the
Detroit-headquartered Urban Farming wants to push edible plants into new
spaces — like walls.
partnership aims to set stevia standard -- Cargill has entered into
an exclusive agreement with ChromaDex to ensure quality and consistency
of the natural sweetener stevia, as ingredients companies scrabble for
position in an emerging market.
Pennsylvania Turnpike cutting work force -- In a letter sent to
state lawmakers and Gov. Ed Rendell yesterday, turnpike chief executive
Joe Brimmeier says employees have until late next week to decide if they
want to sign up for a "voluntary departure program."
Australian web filter to block 10,000 internet sites -- AUSTRALIA'S
mandatory net filter is being primed to block 10,000 websites as part of
a blacklist of unspecified "unwanted content". Some 1300 websites have
already been identified by the Australian Communications and Media
New rule kicks Patriot Act foes 'right in the teeth' -- The Bush
administration has been planning since last spring to issue a final
burst of federal regulations just before leaving office. It was recently
announced that over 90 new regulations would be finalized before
November 22 -- 60 days prior to the end of Bush's term -- making them
difficult, though not impossible, for President Obama to reverse.
Blackwater likely to be fined millions in Iraq weapons case -- The
State Department is preparing to slap a multi-million dollar fine on
private military contractor Blackwater USA for shipping hundreds of
automatic weapons to Iraq without the necessary permits.
Soon, You’ll Need Uncle Sam’s Permission to Travel Almost Anywhere
-- At some point in the future, you’ll need to reveal your name, gender,
and date of birth when you make a domestic airline reservation. The
airline will contact TSA to determine if you’re cleared to board.
Sludge Or Not To Sludge -- Spreading sludge on fields -- a practice
farmers and water-treaters call land-application of biosolids -- is
widespread across the country. Many farmers like the free fertilizer,
but critics call it a 'toxic elixir'
Wonders: Did Her Couch Kill Her Cat? -- The death of her beloved
15-year-old cat, Midnight, a couple of weeks ago, "possibly because of
toxic chemicals in my furniture," has reinforced her determination to
get California to stop using toxic fire retardants in furniture foam.
Continuation of National Emergency with Respect to Weapons of Mass
Destruction -- Extension of national emergency in respect to weapons
of mass destruction (from federal register).
Guidelines for TARP Capital Purchase Program -- This is the TARP
bailout application for No Banker left behind. (NOTE: It takes more
documentation to get your electricity turned on in our house than to get
a few billion dollars from the gov.) (This is a .pdf file)
Who Owns Nature?: Monsanto & Biotech Corporations Move to Monopolize
Seeds & Biodiversity -- ETC Group today releases a 48-page report,
"Who Owns Nature?" on corporate concentration in commercial food,
farming, health and the strategic push to commodify the planet's
remaining natural resources.
Simulation Shows What Would Happen If Magnitude 7.8 Earthquake Hit
California -- What would happen in California was hit by the Big
One? New 3-D animations of a magnitude 7.8 earthquake scenario are now
available to the public.
The new Gulf War Syndrome -- US soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan are
being exposed to toxic chemicals that pose serious health risks.
John F.Kennedy, The Federal Reserve And Executive Order 11110
-- On June 4, 1963, a little known attempt was made to strip the Federal
Reserve Bank of its power to loan money to the government at interest.
On that day President John F. Kennedy signed Executive Order No. 11110
that returned to the U.S. government the power to issue currency,
without going through the Federal Reserve. Mr. Kennedy's order gave the
Treasury the power "to issue silver certificates against any silver
bullion, silver, or standard silver dollars in the Treasury." This meant
that for every ounce of silver in the U.S. Treasury's vault, the
government could introduce new money into circulation. In all, Kennedy
brought nearly $4.3 billion in U.S. notes into circulation. The
ramifications of this bill are enormous.
Sarah Palin sings a little song to Katie Couric -- Be sure to check
out the "related videos" on the side> Just a little humor this morning!
Mark Foley Speaks --
The saga of Mark Foley, the former Florida Congressman who resigned
after he was caught sending sexually explicit messages to teenage
Capitol Hill pages, finally has an epilogue.
Study finds obese kids have arteries like 45-year-olds' -- The
arteries of many obese children and teenagers are as thick and stiff as
those of 45-year-olds, a sign that such children could have severe
cardiovascular disease at a much younger age than their parents unless
their condition is reversed, researchers said Tuesday.
can do more harm than good, study suggests -- Doctors have been
urged to be more cautious in offering cancer treatment to terminally-ill
patients as chemotherapy can often do more harm than good, a study
Evidence is Mounting in Favor of an Avandia Recall -- Over the past
18 months, a number of studies and reports have emerged which raise
concerns about the safety of Avandia (rosiglitazone), and whether the
drug should continue to remain on the market.
examines $700 billion rescue program -- While the Bush
administration shifts course on its $700 billion rescue plan, Congress
is examining whether even bigger changes should be made in the program
in light of the deteriorating economy and soaring mortgage foreclosures.
Wal-Mart Partners With Army Reserve -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has
signed on to an Army Reserve program that allows the company and the
Army to work together to recruit and train people interested in serving
in the military and working for the giant retailer.
The Federal Reserve Rally Nov. 22 -- The Federal Reserve Bank is the
Cause of our Financial and Economic Crisis! Rally to Support Sound Money
Merck vaccine protects men from wart virus, too -- A vaccine
designed to protect women and girls from cervical cancer caused by a
wart virus may protect men, too, maker Merck and Co reported on
Hurricane season sets records -- Over the weekend, Hurricane Paloma
set another of those records that sends chills down spines in the
Caribbean - for the first time major hurricanes formed in five
successive months, from July through November. And the total energy
carried by storms this year is double that of last year.
70,000 more jobs down the tubes in the banking industry -- That's on
top of the 45,000 they expect to be laid off on Wall St.
summit: New world order? -- Some G20 nations hope the weekend summit
on financial reform will be a modern Bretton Woods, but can it make big
decisions without Barack Obama?
Desperate Big Pharma Pushing to Double Statin Sales -- In the face
of overwhelming negative science the statin marketing machine marches
on, now suggesting that statins should be given to middle aged men and
women even though they don't have elevated cholesterol.
Homeland Security now spying on Americans -- Using Unmanned Aerial
Vehicles (UAV´s) and Space-Based Domestic Spying Surveillance technology
the U.S. Government is now watching American citizens under the guise of
disaster management and controlling the U.S. Mexican border. The
Reaper/Predator B UAV´s robotic killing machines are currently in
operation with the USAF, US Navy and the Royal Air Force. In addition
non military users of the Predator B include: NASA and Homeland security
though the US Customs and Border Protection agencies.
Paranoia may be more common than thought -- If you think they're out
to get you, you're not alone. Paranoia, once assumed to afflict only
schizophrenics, may be a lot more common than previously thought.
According to British psychologist Daniel Freeman, nearly one in four
Londoners regularly have paranoid thoughts. Freeman is a paranoia expert
at the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College and the author of a
book on the subject.
Proud Veteran, Beth Ann Kucinich, Sister of Congressman, Dies on
Veteran’s Day at Veteran’s Hospital -- Beth Ann Kucinich, beloved
youngest sister of Congressman Dennis Kucinich, passed away on Veteran's
Day at the Veteran's Hospital in Cleveland, after a battle with acute
respiratory distress syndrome. She was 48 years old.
Israel Warns Obama on Talks with Iran -- Israel's foreign minister
said Thursday that President-elect Barack Obama shouldn't talk to Iran
just yet, warning that such dialogue could project "weakness" - a first
sign of disagreement with the incoming American administration.
Market Chart -- Shows how far it has fallen since 2006.
Uses Searches to Track Flu’s Spread -- Turns out a lot of ailing
Americans enter phrases like “flu symptoms” into Google and other search
engines before they call their doctor. That simple act, multiplied
across millions of keyboards in homes around the country, has given rise
to a new early warning system for fast-spreading flu outbreaks called
Google Flu Trends.
Fort Worth, Obama's election prompts run on guns and ammunition --
There is a wave of people nationwide who, even before the election,
began stocking up on guns and ammunition amid fear that Obama might put
new gun restrictions in place after he takes office Jan. 20.
Possible Gun Ban/Increase Tax Creates Panic -- Local gun shops are
exploding with customers. Many of these customers are buying out of fear
rather than pleasure.
Approves Deadly Enbrel Drug for Children -- An FDA advisory panel
has recommended the approval of Amgen's immune-suppressing drug Enbrel
(generic name etanercept) for the treatment of psoriasis in children, in
spite of ongoing concerns that the drug may have lethal side effects.
Australia To End Internet Freedom by Ted Pike -- Australia will now
join China in blocking free access to the internet. Australian
government has announced it will ban all "illegal" internet content
produced in or entering Australia. All illegal content, which should
include everything from pornography to political and religious speech
violating Australia's hate laws, will be forbidden. It will be illegal
to create or receive communication which the government disapproves.
Antibiotic Use Is a Flashing Indicator for Cancer Risk -- How ironic
that the very thing we were taught would save us may actually be
increasing our chances of death from a fatal disease. Recent research
has established the link between antibiotic use and cancer.
Army Federal Civilian Inmate Labor Program -- This regulation
provides guidance for establishing and managing civilian inmate labor
programs on Army installations. It provides guidance on establishing
prison camps on Army installations. It addresses record keeping and
reporting incidents related to the Civilian Inmate Labor Program and/or
prison camp administration.
the Army's Official Document - Army Regulation 210-35 (Thanks to
"The Organic & non-GMO Report -- The Organic & Non-GMO Report is the
only monthly newsletter that provides information you need to respond to
the challenges of genetically modified (GM) foods.
Fast food originates with corn, study says -- That burger you
ordered comes with more than beef, lettuce and tomato. There's a bit of
corn and nitrogen, too. niversity of Hawaii scientists tested fast-food
items across the country and found evidence of both the corn used for
the animals' feed and the nitrogen used as fertilizer to grow the corn
and emitted in the animals' manure.
HELPED BY HEALING PAWS -- In addition to retrieving dropped objects
and helping with balance, the dog barks only in an emergency.
are so blessed -- An inspiration for all of us!! - Amazing!!
Obama's agenda GONE from his site! -- President-elect Barack Obama
over the weekend scrubbed his transition Web site, deleting most of what
had been a massive agenda for his first term that appears on his
campaign's site. Gone from Change.gov are the promises on how an Obama
administration would handle 25 agenda items — from Iraq and immigration
to taxes and urban policy — which the campaign first laid out on the Web
Hyperinflation in Zimbabwe - Global Crisis? This is the real crisis!
-- If you think that the current economic crisis is something that has
never happened in history before, you may be wrong! After the collapse
of the agriculture sector in Zimbabwe in 2000, the inflation in that
country skyrocketed to 231 million percent a year! Just think about it -
231 000 000%! Unemployment went up to 80% and a third of country’s
population left it.
Bloomberg Sues Federal Reserve Over Secrecy, Fed Claims It Is Above the
Law -- For those following the great looting of the American
republic by the Federal Reserve, this story tells you just about
everything you need to know: Financial news publisher Bloomberg wanted
to know where the $2 trillion in Fed bailout money was going, so it
asked the Fed to disclose the recipients of the cash. The Fed refused,
so Bloomberg filed a FOIA request (Freedom of Information Act).
Security in GB - UK's Brown: Now is the time to build global society
-- The international financial crisis has given world leaders a unique
opportunity to create a truly global society, Britain's Prime Minister
Gordon Brown will say in a keynote foreign policy speech on Monday.
Censorship in GB - MPs seek to censor the media -- Britain’s
security agencies and police would be given unprecedented and legally
binding powers to ban the media from reporting matters of national
security, under proposals being discussed in Whitehall.
Improve Your Health and Well-Being with Raw Chocolate -- Chocolate
is actually one of the healthiest foods on the earth! Research is
continually proving that chocolate is actually a super food. The problem
is that most chocolate has been highly processed and heated, stealing
all the nutrients.
Gardasil Linked to Seventy-Eight Outbreaks of Genital Warts -- In
addition to all of the other adverse reactions to this controversial
vaccine, children who receive it are subject to outbreaks of genital
warts. Unfortunately, not too many doctors take the time to educate
parents about some of these possible reactions prior to giving little
girls this expensive jab.
DHL cuts 9,500 U.S. jobs -- Global delivery company DHL announced
Monday that it was cutting 9,500 jobs as it discontinues air and ground
operations within the United States. DHL said its DHL Express will
continue to operate between the United States and other nations. But the
company said it was dropping "domestic-only" air and ground services
within the United States by Jan. 30 "to minimize future uncertainties."
Agreement, Shell Nets 25-Year Monopoly on Natural Gas in Southern Iraq
-- Royal Dutch Shell oil company and the Iraqi Oil Ministry have struck
a secret, as-of-yet non-binding agreement that gives a monopoly over
southern Iraq’s natural gas to the energy giant. It marks the first time
in over 35 years a Western oil company has played a major role in the
country’s most lucrative industry.
Food Hit by ‘Perfect Storm’ -- Food prices increasing at fastest
pace since 1990.
Windows 7 knows where you are -- Windows 7 has a new programming
interface designed to make it a whole lot easier for software to figure
out where in the world a PC and its user are located.
Recommends Statins be Put in the Water Supply -- Makers of Crestor
now claim that people with normal cholesterol are also at risk for heart
attack. Their study shows that if this group has a high level of hsCRP
they lower their risk for heart attacks and arterial disease.
Flu pandemic could trigger chaos -- The government's biggest fear is
that in the event that the bird flu virus, H5N1, or some other strain of
flu, goes pandemic there will be a run on chemists, supermarkets and
petrol forecourts precipitating an economic crisis far worse than the
initial health crisis.
Tsunami hazards at nuclear plant sites -- The NRC is soliciting
public comment on its draft report titled "Tsunami Hazard Assessment at
Nuclear Power Plant Sites in the United States of America," (NUREG/CR-6966)
(ADAMS Accession No. ML082810348). This draft report describes the
tsunami phenomenon with the focus on its relevance for hazard assessment
at nuclear power plant sites. Any interested party may submit comments
Rabies Spreading Across US -- Two incidents of rabid skunks
attacking dogs in Windsor [Maine] within a month have the animal control
officer for several area towns scared that there is an outbreak of the
disease among wild animals in the area. The owners of the 2 dogs, which
were attacked by the skunks, have their pets under 45-day quarantines to
make sure the animals have not contracted the disease.
provides $40 billion in new aid to AIG -- The government on Monday
provided new financial assistance to troubled insurance giant American
International Group, including pouring $40 billion into the company in
return for partial ownership. (Nov. 10, 2008)
more banks go belly-up -- Regulators close down Franklin Bank, a
Houston bank with $5.1 billion in assets, and Security Pacific Bank of
California, with assets of $561 million, raising the tally of failed
banks this year to 19.
‘superbanks’ now dominate industry -- The nation's top three banks
now control more than 32 percent of U.S. deposits, more than the top
five controlled a year ago. Bank of America Corp.,Wells Fargo & Co. and
JPMorgan Chase with Citigroup Inc. trailing behind.
Dems Target Private Retirement Accounts -- Democrats in the U.S.
House have been conducting hearings on proposals to confiscate workers’
personal retirement accounts — including 401(k)s and IRAs — and convert
them to accounts managed by the Social Security Administration.
execs at posh Phoenix resort after $85 billion bailout -- AIG made
significant efforts to disguise the conference, making sure there were
no AIG logos or signs anywhere on the property. Be sure to watch the
U.S. concedes Georgia attack attack in South Ossetia was a mistake
-- The U.S. State Department said Friday the Georgian attack in South
Ossetia last August was a mistake, but that it did not justify Russia's
large-scale intervention. The comments follow a critical newspaper
assessment of the Tbilisi government's role in the crisis.
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Warnings from world leaders all within 72 hours -- "Over the
last 72 hours there has been a strange melange of cryptic messages
leaked from world political leaders about what could be in store for
America over the next few months. CHECK OUT THE
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Street jobs axe threatens 70,000 -- The financial industry is
bracing for a fresh round of job cuts as Wall Street banks slash costs
to cushion the blow of further market turbulence and deepening economic
woes in 2009.
Gift-Card Promises Go Unfulfilled -- Shoppers Should Consider a
Retailer's Financial Health Before Buying Its Plastic.
Secret Order Lets U.S. Raid Al Qaeda in Many Countries -- The United
States military since 2004 has used broad, secret authority to carry out
nearly a dozen previously undisclosed attacks against Al Qaeda and other
militants in Syria, Pakistan and elsewhere, according to senior American
Obama may reverse Bush orders -- U.S. President-elect Barack Obama
may undo about 200 Bush administration decisions and executive orders,
officials in Washington said.
Firm Recalls Frozen Stuffed Chicken Products That May Contain Foreign
Materials -- Barber Foods Company, a Portland, Maine, establishment,
is recalling approximately 41,415 pounds of frozen stuffed chicken
products that may contain foreign materials, the U.S. Department of
Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Nov. 7.
Good website to learn about recalls!!
Drugs Kill 300 Percent More Americans than Illegal Drugs -- A report
by the Florida Medical Examiners Commission has concluded that
prescription drugs have outstripped illegal drugs as a cause of death.
Pharmaceuticals in the Water: Why Medication Contamination is a Danger
to Our Health and the Environment (transcript) -- Sounds pretty
crazy doesn't it? But it's true. Pharmaceuticals are now found in 24
major metropolitan cities. I mean the water supplying those cities is
contaminated with pharmaceuticals. Read More...
Homoeopathy Can Also Be Used to Treat Psychological Problems --
Throughout all the discussions and media attacks on homoeopathy during
the last few years, one thing is never mentioned and that is the
extraordinary effectiveness of homoeopathic medicines to treat symptoms
relating to psychological problems. These include emotional states such
as grief, fright, anguish, anger, indignation, guilt, remorse,
disappointed love, homesickness, jealousy.
Foods Injects Chickens with Antibiotics Before They Hatch to Claim
"Raised without Antibiotics" -- Tyson has admitted that it injects
its chickens with antibiotics before they hatch, but labels them as
raised without antibiotics anyway. In response, the U.S. Department of
Agriculture's (USDA) told Tyson to stop using the antibiotic-free label.
The company has sued over its right to keep using it.
Obama to use executive orders for immediate impact --
President-elect Obama plans to use his executive powers to make an
immediate impact when he takes office, perhaps reversing Bush
administration policies on stem cell research and domestic drilling for
oil and natural gas.
Two Thoughts For
The Day from Mike Tawse's Website -- Be sure to check out Mike's
Treasury prepares to broaden bailout plan -- The Treasury Department
is preparing to open its $700 billion bailout package to companies
outside the traditional banking sector, the Washington Post reported on
Blizzard buries South Dakota; interstates 90 and 94 closed -- An
early snowstorm dumped close to four feet of snow on the Northern Plains
on Thursday, Nov. 6, effectively shutting down the western half of South
Dakota and parts of North Dakota.
VERIZON DSL NOISE POLLUTION AND NATIONAL GRID'S DIRTY POWER -- Noise
pollution due to electrical sources has been linked to serious health
problems. This family have not been able get help from our local, state
or government officials, who will not enforce the law. Instead of help,
they have received abuse and reverse condemnation.
EU leaders: World has 100 days to fix system -- European Union
leaders backed a 100-day deadline for world's leading economies to
decide urgent global finance reforms, French President Nicolas Sarkozy
FBI finds most terrorism threat reports baseless -- The FBI tracked
about 108,000 potential terrorism threats or suspicious incidents from
mid-2004 to November 2007, but most were found groundless, a Justice
Department review found on Friday.
Space-Based Domestic Spying: Kicking Civil Liberties to the Curb --
Last month, it was reported that the Department of Homeland Security's
(DHS) space-based domestic spy program run by that agency's National
Applications Office (NAO) had gone live October 1.
DOD portal centralizes health info for wounded vets -- The Defense
Department has launched a new Web portal designed to help service
members and their families find health information and programs
available to them. The
http://www.WarriorCare.mil portal has links to
health-related programs and resources offered by the Army, Navy, Air
Force, Marine Corps, DOD and Veterans Affairs Department.
China closes herbal drug firm linked to deaths -- China, battling to
restore trust in its products amid a tainted milk scandal, has closed a
local pharmaceutical company whose herbal injections have been linked to
the deaths of three people.
Daaaaay...a Cloudless Sky...." -- Arizona Skywatch! CHEMTRAILS AND
MORGELLONS - IT'S WORSE THAN YOU THOUGHT!
Putin to Speak at Davos Opening -- Prime Minister Vladimir Putin
will address the opening of the annual World Economic Forum meeting in
Davos on Jan. 28. 2009, with the financial crisis prompting a record
number of business and political leaders to register.
Wall Street Fat Cats Are Trying to Pocket Billions in Bailout Cash
-- They got us into this mess, and now they want to cash out -- will
President Obama stop them?
Ron Paul Warns Of Great Shift Toward Global Government Under Obama
-- Congressman says president elect was chosen long ago to take care of
the corporate elite.
Target Obama: Fears he may never make it to White House -- A
MILITARY-style operation to keep Barack Obama alive was under way
yesterday within hours of his victory. Fears for Mr Obama’s safety began
the moment he entered the race for the White House and investigations
are on-going into potential threats from race-hate groups in and outside
the US. Mr Obama and his family spent the Presidential campaign with
more full-time Secret Service agents – a team of 10 – than any other
candidate in the history of the race.
What is a Recession, Who Decides When It Starts, and When Do They
Decide? -- The first paragraph says it all -- more than a year! Read
Pharma May be Handed Blanket Immunity for All Drug Side Effects, Deaths
-- The Supreme Court may rule that pharmaceutical companies cannot be
sued for dangerous or even deadly side effects from their drugs if those
side effects arise from an FDA-approved use.
Big brother in the postal service -- The United States Postal
Service (USPS) Bank Service Act (BSA) Compliance Office is taking
advantage of geographic information system (GIS) technology from ESRI to
effectively detect suspicious activity, using sophisticated analysis and
mapping to monitor millions of money order transactions across the
Philadelphia to close libraries, pools, cut jobs -- The city will
close libraries and swimming pools, suspend planned tax reductions, cut
more than 800 jobs and trim salaries for some administrators in order to
weather "an economic storm" that could leave the city with a $1 billion
shortfall, Mayor Michael Nutter said Thursday.
Essential Oils Inhibit Salmonella Activity -- Essential oils
extracted from oranges can inhibit the activity of salmonella and may be
useful as natural antimicrobial agents, according to a study published
in the Journal of Food Science. "Essential oils from citrus offer the
potential for all natural antimicrobials for use in improving the safety
of organic or all natural foods," the researchers said.
Probiotics Linked to 70 Percent Reduction in Kidney Stones -- People
who naturally carry a probiotic bacteria called Oxalobacter formigenes
are 70 percent less likely to develop kidney stones than people whose
dietary tracts lack the bacteria, according to a study conducted by
researchers from Boston University and published in the Journal of the
American Society of Nephrology.
Dollars lining up for 'civilian national security force'? -- Report
cites Frank's proposal to cut military 25%. The idea to cut the
military, proposed by Rep. Barney Frank, already is being opposed by
India working on GM herbs, says Greenpeace -- Indian research
institutes are trying to genetically modify some high-value medicinal
herbs that are an integral part of ayurvedic medicine, a recent report
of pro-environment group Greenpeace has said.
Scientists from CDC, EPA Criticize FDA on Chemical Used in Plastic
Bottles -- This week a seven-member scientific panel, including
toxicology and environmental health experts from the EPA and CDC, issued
a strongly worded report criticizing the FDA on their response to
concerns over products containing bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical used in
the making of plastic water bottles, baby bottles, food containers and
other products from which BPA could leach into food and drinks.
Army Working on Science’s Outer Limits -- It's like something out of
"The Terminator." Self-aware virtual humans, regenerating body parts on
"nano-scaffolding," mind controlled weapons - all the stuff of movie
robots, comic heroes and otherworldly tomes.
of AIG $143 Billion Rescue Questioned -- A number of financial
experts now fear that the federal government's $143 billion attempt to
rescue troubled insurance giant American International Group may not
work, and some argue that company shareholders and taxpayers would have
been better served by a bankruptcy filing.
EXAMPLE OF 'FREE ENERGY' -- Directory: Hans Coler Magnetic Power
Apparatus. Be sure to check out the video and material available.
recalls syringes posing risk to diabetics -- U.S. health officials
warned doctors and patients on Wednesday that Covidien Ltd was recalling
nearly half a million single-use syringes that could pose a serious risk
to diabetics. Wal-Mart Stores Inc sold the syringes at Wal-Mart stores
and Sam's Clubs from August 1 until October 8, the FDA said. The
Syringes could lead to patients receiving an insulin overdose of as much
as 2.5 times the intended dose, leading to low blood sugar levels and
serious health consequences, including death.
Interesting Poll of Military on President -- Click on 'Vote', and it
will show the results of the poll.
POLL: When I think of President Obama as my commander-in-chief . . .
* I'm filled with pride. I look forward to serving under him.
* I'm worried and doubt I'll re-up when my time comes.
* I'm ready to salute and follow his orders.
UK: Shops may take ID card biometrics -- Supermarkets could be asked
to take people's fingerprints as part of the government's identity card
Obama picks Clinton alum Emanuel chief of White House staff --
President-elect Barack Obama pivoted quickly to begin filling out his
new administration on Wednesday, selecting hard-charging Illinois Rep.
Rahm Emanuel as White House chief of staff while aides stepped up the
pace of transition work that had been cloaked in pre-election secrecy.
Pentagon ready to brief incoming administration immediately -- The
Pentagon said it was prepared to begin briefing the president-elect's
team immediately, stressing the importance of a smooth wartime
transition, as the US voted for a new president Tuesday.
Bloomberg: NYC Income Tax Could Rise 15 Percent -- Mayor Michael
Bloomberg is going to cut the city work force by 3,000, but that's just
the beginning of the pain New Yorkers will feel as part of the fiscal
crisis. A slew of new taxes are also on the agenda.
Future Uniforms to Dole out Drugs, Redefine Self-Medication --
Instead of taking drugs, sick or wounded soldiers will have their meds
automatically doled out to them by their uniforms. Instead of taking
drugs, sick or wounded soldiers will have their meds automatically doled
out to them -- by their uniforms. That's what University of California
San Diego scientists hope to do, at least, with their concept of a
wearable "field hospital on a chip."
Documented, Proven Cure and Preventative for Cancer (Part II) -- The
Budwig protocol is the food treatment and cure for cancer and other
major debilitating diseases created by Dr. Johanna Budwig. It was
designed for use with extremely ill and wasted cancer patients who had
been sent home by their doctors to die. These were patients so ill that
many were unable to take any food at all in the beginning, and had to be
initially treated with enemas. The protocol is so simple that it can be
tailored to fit whatever situation is encountered, from use with someone
at death's door to use as a preventative and part of a healthy
The beauty creams with nanoparticles that could poison your body --
Tiny particles that may be toxic are being used in beauty creams without
proper safety testing, a consumer group has warned. So...buyer
False results put drug tests under microscope -- With the growth of
organic and natural foods and products, experts say arrests may
increase. "We are alarmed by the growing number of people who have been
taken to jail for simply possessing organic products," says Ronnie
Cummins, director of the Organic Consumers Association.
Finds Simple, Safe, Non-Shot Strategies Prevent Flu -- Researchers
conclude simply wearing masks during flu season when out in public
crowds and using plain, alcohol-based hand sanitizers appear to prevent
the spread of flu-type viral symptoms by around 50 percent.
China finds tainted Japan soy sauce, coffee -- China said Tuesday it
had found dangerous substances in imported Japanese soy sauce and
coffee, in the latest food-safety salvo between the two countries.
China detains factory owner in melamine scandal -- Authorities in a
Chinese city have detained the owner of a feed processing factory
suspected of selling chicken feed tainted with an industrial chemical
that was later found in eggs, state media reported.
Becoming the Biggest Producer of Pharmaceutical Ingredients in the World
-- China now produces about two-thirds of all aspirin and is poised to
become the world’s sole global supplier in the not-too-distant future.
Increasingly Prescribed to Depressed Parrots and Other Pets --
Prozac is becoming increasingly popular among pet owners and
veterinarians as a way to treat depressed pets, a British veterinarian
expert has told the BBC.
Scrap-Steel Buyers Cancel Purchases as Prices Tumble -- Scrap steel
buyers in Asia are canceling purchases after prices tumbled more than 80
percent in the past four months as demand slumps, traders said.
UK: Freak storm leaves town cut off under enough hail to fill the
Millennium Dome twice -- An estimated 270 million cubic feet of hail
fell on a five-mile square area around the town of Ottery St Mary in a
six-hour storm which confounded forecasts and overwhelmed local flood
Censorship in the Western Media: What they Don't Want You to Know --
The Western media has recently outdone itself in censoring important
stories - stories which contradict the policies and interests the media
seeks to uphold.. Western publics have been systematically misled in
recent weeks on vital issues related to war-and-peace, human rights, the
financial crisis, and more.
Change Expected in Iraq After Obama’s Victory -- US Ambassador Ryan
Crocker said today that the United States’ general policy towards Iraq
will not change after the election of Democratic Party nominee Barack
Obama to be the next President of the United States. This seems to also
be the view of Iraqi officials, with presidential cabinet chief Nusseir
al-Aani saying "only approaches and strategies" will change in Iraq,
"but the aim will remain as it is."
BBC video ‘proves’ cameras cause crashes -- The 21 April report
concerned a UK government “crackdown on speeding”, but footage showed
drivers panicking when surprised by speed cameras.
Poultry industry may need genetic restock -- As concerns such as
avian flu, animal welfare and consumer preferences impact the poultry
industry, the reduced genetic diversity of the world's commercial bird
breeds is increasing their vulnerability and the industry's ability to
adapt, a genetics expert said.
20 resilient responses for troubled times -- This is a .pdf file.
Third Party results!!! -- Scroll over the states.
OBAMA CAPTURES THE PRESIDENCY -- Barack Obama, a 47-year-old
first-term senator from Illinois, shattered more than 200 years of
history Tuesday night by winning election as the first African-American
president of the United States.
Obama's Kenyan relatives cheer win -- Barack Obama's Kenyan family
erupted in cheers Wednesday, singing "we are going to the White House!"
as Obama became the first African-American elected president.
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SILVER PRODUCTION FALLS BY 70%? -- With the current low prices for
all of the base metals, many companies that produce them are slowing,
closing, or stopping projects. The result is obvious: the overall
production of silver from base metal and even gold mining is going to be
reduced because of current economic conditions.
Pelosi defeats Cindy Sheehan to win 12th term -- Pelosi was elected
to a 12th House term representing San Francisco with 71.56 percent of
the vote, compared to 17.19 percent for Sheehan, with 67 percent of
campaign sues over overseas military ballots -- John McCain's
presidential campaign filed a federal suit Monday against Virginia
seeking to extend by 10 days the deadline for the state's acceptance of
military members' federal absentee ballots.
AT&T to try limits on monthly Internet traffic -- AT&T, the
country's largest Internet service provider, is testing the idea of
limiting the amount of data that subscribers can use each month.
Obama's grandmother dies a day before election -- Barack Obama says
that his grandmother has died. The Democratic presidential candidate
announced the news in a joint statement with his sister Maya Soetoro-Ng.
He said his grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, had died peacefully after a
battle with cancer.
Prepare for chaos: U.S. electoral system warned it 'can't cope' as
historic number of voters cast their ballot -- A record turnout of
up to 130million voters spelled chaos for America's voting system today.
The presidential election could descend into electoral farce as
unprecedented numbers of voters turn out to cast their ballot in a
system that is largely untested.
Obama speechwriter defects to McCain -- A long-time Democratic
speechwriter who claims to have written for both Barack and Michelle
Obama has announced she is leaving the Democratic Party and endorsing
John McCain for president.
Coal official calls Obama comments 'unbelievable' -- At least one
state coal industry leader said he was shocked by comments Democratic
presidential candidate Barack Obama made earlier this year concerning
his plan to aggressively charge polluters for carbon and greenhouse gas
Gov't to borrow a record $550B in current quarter -- The government
will borrow a record $550 billion in the current quarter as it scrambles
to fund the huge rescue programs being put in place to deal with the
worst financial crisis in seven decades. The Treasury Department said
Monday it plans to borrow more than a half-trillion dollars in the
current October-December quarter and another $368 billion in the first
three months of next year.
GM: "probably worst industry sales month in the post-WWII era" --
General Motors said Monday that October U.S. light vehicle sales fell
45.1% to 168,719 units from 307,408 a year ago.
Ford: Auto Sales Decline 30% in October -- Ford Motor Co. ... said
its U.S. sales fell 30 percent in October, the 23rd decline in the past
24 months. The total dropped to 132,838 cars and trucks, from 190,195 a
Circuit City Announces Closure of 155 Stores -- The store closings
are concentrated in states with serious housing and economic issues:
Arizona, California, Georgia, Florida, and more.
Manufacturing Shrinks To 26-Year Low in October -- U.S. factory
activity contracted sharply in October, falling to its lowest in 26
years as the financial crisis ravaged the world's largest economy, an
industry report showed.
new form of TB -- A threatening new form of tuberculosis called
extremely drug-resistant TB, or XDR-TB, has garnered almost no
attention. TB is not just an affliction of an earlier era. It still
infects millions of people, killing about 1 in 6 of them.
Oregano: A Powerhouse for the Alternative Medicine Cabinet --
Oregano is nature’s antibiotic. It may be one reason why people who eat
a Mediterranean diet tend to live longer and healthier lives. Besides
making pizza, pasta and salad taste great, the oil of the wild oregano
plant has been shown to kill unwanted bacteria, fungus, yeast, parasites
and viruses. It’s a powerful antihistamine. New research is finding that
oil of oregano is as effective against colitis as prescription drugs
without the harmful side effects. It is also able to regenerate liver
Hydrogenated Oils Should be Avoided at All Costs -- If you're really
concerned about getting healthy and staying that way, then you have to
be very concerned about what you're putting into your body. This means
not only avoiding fast foods and other known junk foods, but it means
that you have to be very aware of one of the worst of the more than 6000
chemicals that are added to foods today. Most of these chemicals have
negative side effects and a number of them are known health destroyers.
One of the worst of these is hydrogenated oils.
Scientists Slam FBI Anthrax Probe -- It was an open-and-shut case,
the FBI said. But three months after agents pinned the post-9/11 anthrax
mailings on Army scientist Bruce Ivins - who committed suicide as the
FBI closed in on him - his former colleagues have approached a lawyer to
sue the feds for fingering the wrong man, The Post has learned.
Medvedev: US to blame for global financial crisis -- Russian
president blames US in Kremlin online preview of state-of-the-nation
expel Barack Obama -- Read the petition and ask questions. You may
have to do a lot of digging. The Obama Campaign has spent millions to
distort and hide information on the internet. Sign the petition or draft
your own letter and forward it to your senators and representatives.
ImpeachMcCain.com: Impeach John McCain -- Just like Bush/Cheney,
McCain/Palin are telling lies - who knows where they would take us.
Air Cars: A New Wind for America's Roads? -- A new carmaker has a
plan for cheap, environmentally friendly cars to be built all over the
country. An air-powered car?
THE BEST AIR RACE PILOT EVER!!! -- Check it out.
Administration Committed War Crimes Against Prisoners, Reveals
Physicians for Human Rights -- The Bush administration has committed
war crimes in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay in its practice of
torturing prisoners, according to the conclusions of a medical
examination conducted by the organization Physicians for Human Rights.
Flag-waving gunman closes Calif. highway for hours -- A man in a ski
mask waved an American flag and a handgun on a freeway overpass for
about three hours Monday morning, forcing a massive traffic shutdown
before he surrendered. Police say crisis negotiators coaxed Edward Van
Tassel, 28, to give up west of downtown Santa Barbara on Highway 101, a
major route along the California coast. Traffic was jammed at least
three miles in each direction.
Organic farmer warns of genetic contamination -- An organic farmer
says he plans a legal challenge to genetically modified crops because he
WORSE THAN THE GREAT DEPRESSION by Krassimir Petrov, PhD -- The
mainstream media and Wall Street have reached the consensus that the
current credit crisis is the worst since the post-war period. The most
extraordinary thing is that the mainstream media has never attempted to
compare the current economic environment to the one preceding the Great
Depression. In essence, it is assumed outright that the Great Depression
can never possibly happen again, ever, thus obviating the need for such
UK: Pub-goers to be tested for drugs -- Pub-goers in Aberdeen are
facing a drugs test before entering bars as part of a crackdown by
Frozen mice cloned - are woolly mammoths next? -- Japanese
scientists have cloned mice whose bodies were frozen for as long 16
years and said on Monday it may be possible to use the technique to
resurrect mammoths and other extinct species.
Dem. Congressman: "Let [Russia] Invade Georgia. It's Right Next to
Them." -- At an event at a Boca Raton synagogue, Congressman Jerrold
Nadler (D-NY) said that the United States should let Russia invade
BrassCheck TV: Computerized election fraud -- From the movie
"Uncounted" - Bush should not have been president in 2000 and he should
not have been president in 2004. The evidence of organized vote-counting
fraud in both elections was overwhelming, but the news media and the
Democratic party did nothing. And nothing has changed.
BrassCheck TV: Destroying free and fair elections - state by state.
(More from the movie "Uncounted")
BrassCheck TV: Dying for free elections - The solution the
politicians did not want. (More from the movie "Uncounted")
breaks relations with Iraq -- Iran's official news agency says
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has condemned a recent U.S. raid inside
Syria near its border with Iraq as a savage act. IRNA says Ahmadinejad
called his Syrian counterpart, Bashar Assad, Friday to express Iranian
support. The report quotes Ahmadinejad as calling Sunday's raid a blind
and savage act.
Justice Target Undisclosed Assets In Swiss Accounts -- A lawyer who
specializes in tax cases, Robbins thinks the government is gearing up to
prosecute large numbers of Americans for failing to disclose foreign
accounts on their tax returns and evading taxes on income generated by
Dead People Voting Throughout Florida -- Thousands of dead
Floridians are registered to vote and some in Central Florida had
ballots cast in their names long after their deaths.
Homeland Security Program Riddled With Problems -- It's called
Project Shield and will cost you more than $40 million when it's done,
leaving U.S. taxpayers footing the bill for a countywide high-tech
surveillance program. So why is the homeland security project busted?
Police sources told CBS 2's Dave Savini that taxpayers got ripped off
and that all the cameras and software in the world are meaningless if
they don't work.
soldiers in new care centers -- According to interviews and data
provided to the AP, the number of patients admitted to the 36 Warrior
Transition Units and nine other community-based units jumped from about
5,000 in June 2007, when they began, to a peak of nearly 12,500 in June
Military Investigates Amnesia Beams -- A team of scientists from the
United States and China announced last week that, for the first time,
they had found a means of selectively and safely erasing memories in
mice, using the signaling molecule αCaMKII. It's a big step forward
which could help as a means of treating post-traumatic stress disorder.
Midwest Health Mecca Makes Flu Shots Mandatory for All Employees --
BJC HealthCare, the shining beacon for traditional medical care
throughout the Midwest, has made getting a flu shot mandatory for its
Wild Birds Carry Avian Flu to U.S. says report -- Migrating
waterfowl may be carrying avian influenza viruses from Asia to the
Americas, U.S. government researchers reported on Tuesday.
Indictment Filed Against New York’s Biggest Concrete Testing Laboratory
-- A grand jury has charged the biggest material testing laboratory in
the New York City area and key employees, seven of them professional
engineers, with systematically falsifying results and overbilling
clients. The alleged crimes took place over the last five years and
involved some of the areas biggest projects, including the new Yankee
Stadium and the Freedom Tower at Ground Zero in Manhattan.
NTSB wants black boxes in all trucks -- Mandating electronic
on-board recorders for the “bad actors” in the trucking industry isn’t
enough according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The agency
unveiled its annual “Most Wanted” list this week and included mandating
EOBRs for all trucks in the industry.
Pesticide, fertilisers linked to decline of amphibians says study --
A pesticide compound commonly used in the United States is linked to the
growth of tiny parasites that sicken and kill frogs and also harms the
amphibians' immune defences against infection, according to a study
Monsanto Announces Its Exit From the Growth Hormone Business -- Even
the giant hand of Monsanto was not big enough to ram down the throats of
consumers milk from growth hormone treated cows. It now wants to exit
the artificial growth hormone business, by selling Prosilac, the unit
that makes it.
DOD deepens Web 2.0 pool -- DOD officials launched a wiki, called
DOD Techipedia, on Oct. 1 as a way to improve collaboration among agency
scientists, engineers, acquisition workers and military service members.
Talking Security Cameras Installed To Scare Away Vandals -- Los
Angeles police are using motion-activated cameras to warn vandals that
they're being watched. The motion triggers a recorded voice that states,
"This is the Los Angeles Police Department. It is illegal to spray
graffiti or dump trash here." The voice warns vandals that they are
being recorded and will be prosecuted.
Open Letter to Barack Obama By John Wallace -- I know you are busy
running for President of the greatest country in the world, but there
are a couple of things about your background and qualifications for the
office that concern me and many of my fellow Americans. Read More...
Expert's fear over cervical cancer vaccine -- MASS vaccination of
Scottish schoolgirls against cervical cancer should have been delayed
because not enough is known about possible side effects, a leading
researcher claimed last night.
& Elaine Brown Contact Information -- The Latest information as of
Nov. 1, 2008.
Law Threatens Thousands of Military Votes in Virginia -- An obscure
state law and an ambiguous federal ballot form are combining to
invalidate some of the thousands of absentee votes being cast this fall
by Virginians overseas, most of them in the military.
DoD Whistle-blowers Get Little Support -- Military whistle-blowers
might want to save their breath. The Pentagon inspector general, the
internal watchdog for the Defense Department, hardly ever sides with
service members who complain that they were punished for reporting
wrongdoing, according to a review of cases by The Associated Press.
Create your own seed vault; bypass terminator technology! -- You may
not know it, but most of you reading this article already have your own
seed vault: Your freezer. At the temperatures inside most freezers,
seeds will stay viable for about one hundred years. While not absolutely
necessary, some of you may want to purchase a dedicated freezer for your
own seed vault, especially if the freezer you have now is extremely
full. There are small chest type freezers that take up little space and
are available for less than two hundred dollars.
Jonathan Storm: This time, results will be quarantined from pundits
-- Every pundit and anchor star will turn up for extravagant Election
Night TV coverage. It will not only be wall-to-wall, it will feature
dueling computer walls, to explain who's winning and where.
Dispelling the Myths Surrounding Homeopathy -- This article
hopefully dispels a plethora of myths surrounding homeopathy which have
been used to discredit this highly efficacious healing art and science.
Homeopaths are given few opportunities in the media to defend their
profession, so a lot of misconceptions abound. The medical profession in
general presents a fierce and blinkered opposition, yet as Big Pharma is
learning of all sorts of amazing cured cases, they are determined to
stamp out competition via EU regulation.
Pointing the US Surveillance Apparatus at the American People -- New
categories of individuals under the purview of state "counterterrorism"
How did moose get Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) -- Chronic wasting
disease has likely infected Star Valley deer and elk herds, and the best
option to slow its spread is to phase out feedgrounds in northwest
Wyoming, a federal disease expert said Tuesday.
Police want to hire Gurkhas as crime fighters -- Scotland Yard will
urge the government this week to grant Gurkhas the right to remain in
Britain as the Metropolitan Police seeks to recruit them in its latest
attempt to tackle violent crime.