Sunday, October 31
"Tony Blair has sent one of his closest advisers on a secret peace mission to mend relations with John Kerry, the United States presidential challenger, The Independent on Sunday can reveal.
News of the confidential meeting comes as the campaign enters its final 48 hours, with the candidates running neck and neck. Mr Blair is concerned that he will appear isolated if George Bush loses in Tuesday's poll, because of his support for the Iraq war."
Saturday, October 30
surprised to see that the Canadian Media is actually questioning the
authenticity of the latest Osama bin Laden video. How DO we know it's
authentic? Let's make two propositions:
1. The video is authentic, and Old Sammy bin Ladle is trying to sway voters. The punditocracy has mixed views - some say Osama favors Bush because religious fundamentalists work better together, while others say that Osama prefers Kerry. Osama, for the first time has taken credit for 9-11, and even implicates himself with Mohammed Atta, which is very crucial. Asking "who benefits?" is useless, because the only thing this video will do is polarize voters even more. We may not see the outcome of this election until march, 2005, and there will likely be some old-fashioned riots in the streets over the outcome - no matter which way.
2. Osama is still on the Mi6/CIA/Mossad payroll and the timing of the video suggests that, while it may have been taped a long time ago, bin Laden is likely already in US custody. The Video was possibly intercepted by US intelligence and they postponed its delivery to Al-Jazeera to coincide with the US election - it's an October Surprise Psy-op of the greatest magnitude. Worse yet, it may have been made by the CIA to take voter attention away from the US economy. As a concession, Osama gets up and waves his finger, and in return, gets to chill on the beach in Tora Bora until the CIA drags out a prosthetic Osama head on a plate. Let's hope truth isn't stranger than fiction.
Friday, October 29
The video was likely filmed a long time ago, and has been delayed so that Osama, who is likely already in custody, can be trotted out in a staged capture.
Wednesday, October 27
"There is a surreal quality about visiting the United States in the last days of the presidential campaign. If George W Bush wins, according to a scientist I met, who escaped Nazi-dominated Europe, America will surrender many of its democratic trappings and succumb to its totalitarian impulses. If John Kerry wins, according to most Democrat voters, the only mandate he will have is that he is not Bush." -John Pilger
"If elections are postponed, the Bush Administration will be effectively saying this: "Terrorists have upset the democratic process, and so those of us in charge of the millions of armed government personnel in this country will now run things as we see fit. When we determine that you subjects are capable of self-government, we will then return your sovereignty to you. Of course, we will still use our soldiers to ensure fairness in whatever elections ensue. We will not allow anti-American extremists to intimidate voters, and that's why you will see soldiers at all election booths."" more
The chart above shows the deficit rose to a whopping US$166.2 billion for the second quarter of 2004. Annualized, that's $664.8 billion, or approaching 6.5% of US gross domestic product. As bad as this seems, it will probably get worse before it gets better. We are locked into a set of "daunting arithmetic", says Richard Berner, an economist with Morgan Stanley. He says, "The daunting arithmetic locks the current-account gap into a vicious circle that is hard to escape." Berner cites several reasons he thinks the deficit will get worse:1) Imports of goods, services and income are 40% bigger than exports. And this ratio is on the rise again.2) Higher US interest rates will increase debt payments to foreign debt holders.3) Iraq war and redevelopment.4) Slowdown in global growth, especially in Asia.5) Soaring cost of imported oil.
This is an amazing article. Crooks argues that the price of gold must go up to take attention away from the increased cost of oil. By extension, this implies one ounce of gold buys more US dollars - a devaluation of dollars against gold.
Tuesday, October 26
Debt destroys U.S. sovereignty, because the American economy now depends on the actions of foreign governments. While we brag about our role as world superpower in international affairs, we are in truth the world’s greatest debtor. Like all debtors, we are not truly free. China and other foreign government creditors could in essence wage economic war against us simply by dumping their huge holdings of U.S. dollars, driving the value of those dollars sharply downward and severely damaging our economy."
Monday, October 25
The US Dollar enjoys its satus of the world's reserve currency largeley because of the fact that oil is priced in US dollars. To buy oil, the most necessary of all industrial inputs, one has to buy US Dollars. The US therefore enjoys a structural demand for its dollar as a reserve currency. This allows the US to accumulate seignorage revenues, or literally "steal" value on dollar holdings by inflating away the value at a slow and steady rate.
There must be some serious arm-twisting going on in the Kremlin, because just a few weeks after expressing his government's intent to ratify the Kyoto Treaty, Vladimir Putin is rumored to try pricing Russian oil in Euros. It doesn't necessarily make economic sense, as the US Dollar is sliding against the Euro, so the impact of high oil prices is not as bad in Europe as it is in the US. It is a power game.
Vlad is on the verge of literally exacerbating the US dollar's slide into oblivion by striking at the heart of the dollar's hegemonic hold on international reserves. The last evil genius to try this was Saddam Hussein.
Richard Douthwaite puts it best when he says:
The dollar is the world reserve currency. This gives a huge subsidy to the US economy because if a country wants to hold lots of dollars in reserve they must supply the US with goods and services in return for those dollars. In return the US creates a bit more credit. The more dollars there are circulating outside the US, the more goods and services the US has imported virtually for free. This is how the US manages to run a huge trade deficit year after year without apparently any major economic consequences. No other country can run such a large trade deficit with impunity. It is in effect getting a massive interest-free loan from the rest of the world.
One of Europe's primary objectives, if not the primary objective, of setting up the Euro was to try and get some of this free lunch for Europe. If the Euro became a major reserve currency, or better still replaced the dollar as the major reserve currency, then Europe too could get something for nothing."
Where are those who changed the course
Of modern history?
Who fought for noble causes
And set the black man free.
Who brought the war in Vietnam
‘to a sudden crashing end
America’s youthful men no more
spilling blood upon a foreign shore.
Where are those young lions
Who held the government in check?
By constant vigilance, they yoked the ruler’s neck?
Where are you young lions?
Your country needs your voice.
If you truly are the Boomers
The ones so aptly followed,
It’s time to take another stand
Or are you all so hollow?
There is more to this than mortgages
Retirement and savings funds
The future of our country
Might have to come to guns.
Where are you, young lions?
Those who promised change,
is this your 60’s Utopia?
Peace, love, sharing
for all within our range?
Wake up you young lions
For your country is soon to fall.
Heed the words of Justice,
Liberty and Truth for all.
Many of you young lions
Are now toothless
And many of you are gray,
DO not sit by idly
As your country slips away.
I pray to God for salvation
And that you are not too old to fight
Your country is being stolen
A bit more every night.
Wake up you young lions
and rally to the cause
Of taking back our country
From those who kill our laws.
Or are you like the others?
All equally to blame.
Many of your age group
Have caused this country shame.
Is this what you envisioned?
Is this what you had planned?
Is it all just simply greed
and owning other’s lands?
Come on again young lions,
Your country needs your roar.
Help us young lions,
Heed your country’s call.
By W.K Oct 25th/04
Sunday, October 24
The Nightmare Scenario: An Election Up in the Air For Months
It may be days or weeks, if not months, before we know the final results of this presidential election. And given the Republican control of the government, if Karl Rove is on the losing side, it could be years: He will take every issue (if he is losing) to its ultimate appeal in every state he can.
The cost of such litigation will be great - with the capital of citizens' trust in their government, and its election processes, sinking along with the nation's (if not the world's) financial markets, which loathe uncertainty. After Bush v. Gore, is there any doubt how the high Court would resolve another round? This time, though, the Court, too, will pay more dearly. With persuasive power as its only source of authority, the Court's power will diminish as the American people's cynicism skyrockets.
It does not seem to trouble either Rove or Bush that they are moving us toward a Twenty-first Century civil war -- and that, once again, Southern conservatism is at its core. Only a miracle, it strikes me, can prevent this election from descending into post-election chaos. But given the alternatives, a miracle is what I am hoping for.From Ethernet:
None of the organizations that are monitoring the voting precincts has authority to void the electoral process. However, since there are legitimate concerns about the authenticity of electoral results, protests might result in violence that could trigger the martial law mandates that are already in place. An emergency of this sort might involve suspension of the Constitution and the seizure of dictatorial powers.
Karl Marx liked Democracy for this very reason. In Germany, gridlock at the Reichstag contributed to Hitler’s rise to power. The American congress is in a similar situation with the two major parties almost evenly divided. With the Constitution already eased out of the picture our entire government is controlled by a tiny number of votes and the rabid adherents to the two parties unrestrained by the Constitution will do almost anything to gain power.
The farcical nature of attempting to select a righteous government by allowing universal suffrage in a nation with a 30 percent illiteracy rate is apparently lost on all of the media and most of our citizens. It is nevertheless a recipe for anarchy and we may get just that.Larry Abraham raises the question of the consequences of another terrorist attack occurring simultaneously resulting in "a nightmare of unfathomable consequences and chaos".
From the Independent:
The whole country - never mind the woefully inadequate electoral system - is now living on the edge of a nervous breakdown. Little wonder, then, if many are predicting some sort of collapse on 2 November. "Only a miracle, it strikes me, can prevent this election from descending into post-election chaos," John Dean, the Watergate-era White House counsel who knows a thing or two about electoral dirty tricks, wrote last week.
The US Media is set to declare this election uncertain and foment chaos in order to justify a martial police state. Psy-ops will be done to foment this chaos at the polls as special agents seek to drive the electorate into a schitzophrenic rage.
An even more fantastic deployment of scalar terrorism is the use of scalar weapons in "psychoenergetics" mode, the mode and wave patterns that affect the human minds in the targeted interference zone. This becomes a true "enemy within," for the weapons are operating within our own minds themselves, inducing thought forms and feelings, without the people themselves being aware of the true cause. The psychoenergetics aspect of the scalar terrorists is to create polarization within the targeted population, to cause neighbor to fight with neighbor creating increasing enmity, chaos and division. Why fight us if they can make us fight each other? Why declare a war if they can bring about a civil war and make us kill each other?
"Given our rapid economic growth, we're facing an acute shortage of natural resources," the Foreign Minister told The Globe.
"No matter how plentiful our natural resources, when you divide them by our population of 1.3 billion, the figure will be very small," he said.
"The Chinese government is encouraging Chinese enterprises to make investments in Canada, particularly in the field of resources exploitation."
It is the first public comment on the Noranda issue by a senior Chinese leader since the controversy over the planned takeover erupted last month.
Though the minister did not identify any specific targets for future Chinese buyers, it is known that two of China's biggest state-controlled oil companies are considering major investments in Alberta's oil sands. In other potential billion-dollar deals, Chinese oil and mining companies are looking at lucrative assets held by Canadian companies in Ecuador and Mongolia.
The proposed takeover of Noranda by state-owned China Minmetals Corp. has shocked many Canadian observers, but it is a potent symbol of China's sudden emergence as a powerful global investor and a massive consumer of commodities. China is hungry for supplies and expertise in the natural resources sector, and Canada has both.
The Noranda takeover -- which is expected to be finalized by mid-November, becoming the biggest overseas acquisition by a Chinese corporation -- has sparked questions by several MPs who have raised human-rights concerns. Some say the deal should be blocked because of reports that China Minmetals has been linked to the use of forced labour in the Chinese prison gulag."
The logic here is ludicrous. If China wants Canadian resources, it doesn't have to buy Canadian companies to do that. It can buy products in the market. No,no,no. China wants to check-mate US Oil interests in the Oil Sands because it is locked out of Midlle-East Oil. That pipeline from Iraq to China seems a little slow in coming.
The Operative word here is gulag - now that the Alberta Government has a memo of understanding with respect to the import of foreign workers, Union work in Alberta is likely to go the way of the dodo.
The formal name of the agreement is Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) for the Entry of Temporary Foreign Workers for Projects in the Alberta Oilsands.
Which employers will benefit from this agreement?
The largest employers and developers of the Fort McMurray oil sands projects, who anticipate needing to hire foreign workers to meet investment and project development requirements, will be able to use the streamlined process.
What is Alberta's labour force strategy?
Alberta's labour force strategy, Prepared for Growth highlights a three-pronged approach to meeting Alberta's skilled labour needs:
- training Albertans;
- enhancing labour mobility across the country to encourage the employment of available and qualified Canadians; and,
- increasing immigration and the flow of temporary skilled foreign workers.
I thought Alberta was violating Human Rights through mandatory Piss-testing of employees. Turns out, as the Chinese Government says, it's only the beginning.
She's right, and she's wrong. She's right about the fact that many Christians in America will blindly support whichever war their president promotes, with the assumption that his much-advertised praying guarantees us that God approves of all those bombs and missiles, and even the inevitable collateral damage.
"The Iran attack plan was reportedly drawn up after internal polling indicated that if the Bush administration launched a so-called anti-terrorist attack on Iran some two weeks before the election, Bush would be assured of a landslide win against Kerry. Reports of a pre-emptive strike on Iran come amid concerns by a number of political observers that the Bush administration would concoct an "October Surprise" to influence the outcome of the presidential election."
George W Kerry
In a recent issue of Foreign Policy, Moises Naim
argues that John Kerry will be virtually
indistinguishable from George Bush, should Kerry win
the election. Geez, you don't need to be a rocket
scientist to figure that out. George Bush and John
Kerry are about as indistinguishable as the ties they
wore in the 3rd debate. I mean, they are both Yalies,
both Skully-Bastards and both are products of the very
Military-Industrial Complex that Eisenhower warned the
"They" own both sides of this debate and have chosen
virtually identical candidates to run in the election.
The whole premise of the US election is that voters
actually have a choice; they don't, because the two
options are exogenously determined by the money power.
Keeping the populace divided over Left/Right or
Dems/GOP keeps them from questioning the whole
assumption underlying the election. Nobody asks: "Do
we really have a choice?". As previously stated, it's
like choosing between getting raped and getting raped
right now. Either way, you are screwed, since there IS
NO choice. And that's besides the fact that eggs of
embedded code in the Deibold voting machines could
steal the election. Without the hanging chads, we
won't necessarily know WHO stole the election this
As Moises states:
"All recent U.S. presidents have learned the hard way
that, despite their immense power, they remain at the
mercy of uncontrollable global forces that render
their personal views and campaign promises largely
Whichever candidate the Deibold voting machines pick
for the USA, one thing is clear: the selected
candidate will act on behalf of those who profit from
the War/Finance collective. The term "uncontrolable
global forces" implies a dynamic of economic
determinism. The US needs to maintain faith in its
debt pyramid, which is essentially backed by Military
force. If its military appears to falter and stumble,
bond holders are wary about the repayment of their
bonds and refuse to buy them. This is why there must
be another manufactured crisis to justify Perpetual
War. Again the US can't raise interest rates, as this
would increase the cost of borrowing. By corrolary, it
cannot devalue the debt by allowing oil-induced
inflation to erode the value of outstanding debt, or
It can't do that either, because inflation will
further devalue the Dollar and raise the cost of
imports, leaving US consumers with even less
disposable income from which to service their
mortgages. When the ability to pay falls below the
debt servicing requirement, bankruptcy ensues.
Inflation constitutes an unstable equilibrium, as
people will then demand further tax cuts, causing the
spiral to continue.
A government cannot finance expeditures by debt
forever. If taxes are low today in relation to
expenditures, then this categorically implies high
distortionary taxes in the future in combination with
budget cuts. A violation of this identity implies a
bond default. A bond purchaser will not buy a bond if
it thinks that it will not be repaid, so faith in the
State's ability to raise revenues through taxation
must be maintained.
The US is a strong state backed by the most impressive
military apparatus in the world, and if it cannot
finance the war indefinitely, then it will have to
find someone who can. Since the US is a net importer
of goods, it is literally printing money to purchase
goods from abroad: those funds cannot find
corresponding US goods in foreign nations apart from
the US dollar being used as a reserve currency for
other monies. Foreign nations can watch as the value
of their dollar holdings erode through inflation
(which accrues seignorage to the US), or they can buy
bonds and earn value: what's the economic choice here?
To buy bonds. In this way, the US is able to literally
force other nations to finance it, but they still
constitute an uncontrollable economic force exogenous
to the election altogether.
The Dollar is tanking in relation to Oil, but at 55
dollars a barrel, in real terms, it's nowhere near the
cost of oil in the 70's. The media propagates the myth
of Peak Oil as a Red Herring, as it distracts from
those who profit from war the most: those who finance
Thursday, October 21
Wednesday, October 20
Tuesday, October 19
As Michael Shore asks,
"WHO BELIEVES THE LIE THAT ANYONE CAN BECOME PRESIDENT OF THE U.S.A.?"
different ideas that represent the will of the People, not the will of
a few very rich individuals and the corporations that they own. Why
weren’t members from other political parties, who have candidates
running for the Presidency, allowed to participate in the Presidential
Yeah, nice democracy USA. Real nice. What a joke.
Equally central to this reality is Yale itself, the breeding ground of all U.S. presidents since 1988. Here, however, pride in election outcomes far outweighs concern with civic discourse. At Beijing University in 2001, Mr. Levin could boast that "four of the last six presidents of the United States have Yale degrees." To celebrate its 300th anniversary, Yale brought back to campus all three Yale succession presidents: Mr. Bush's father, George H.W. Bush; Bill Clinton; and Mr. Bush.
Yale's pride seems boundless. This year, the Yale community seemed more pleased than puzzled as Yale grads Howard Dean, Joseph Lieberman and Mr. Kerry dominated the Democratic primaries, with Hillary Clinton waiting in the wings. When Mr. Kerry won the nomination, Yale accepted without demur that both sides of America's two-party system were now led by members of Skull and Bones, the Yale-based secret society that Mr. Bush and Mr. Kerry insisted on national television is too secret to talk about.
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"Either the self-proclaimed "war president" and his men committed the worst set of blunders overseas since Vietnam, or they lied the nation into an imperial war to grab oil and boost Israel's fortunes.
Republicans don't care. Amazingly, a recent CNN/USA Today poll showed 62% of Republicans still believe Iraq was behind 9/11. This is after a flood of contrary evidence and Duelfer's report."
Can Americans be THIS stupid? I mean, Kerry/Edwards is probably worse than Bush, but why not look outside the Republicrat/Demoblican paradigm?
Mike Wasdin has the answer:
" To be considered a good American today, one must pledge their undying allegiance to the State. We must never question authority, because the State knows better than we do. You are either with us, or against us. Just wave the flag and shut the fuck up! Dissent is no longer an option, for you will be labeled as a traitor, terrorist, and un-American.
The sheep are herd oriented, and cannot think outside the box. Not being capable of perceptual or intellectual thought, they are only capable of thinking in terms of tribal relations. If you are not a Republican, then you must be a Democrat. The idea that there may be a different line of thought is foreign and confusing to them."
In another article he writes:
" A peculiar thing happened to me on my road to freedom: I hit a blockade. I realized that we had become an Orwellian society where the sheep are more than happy to give up their rights if Big Brother can guarantee their safety. I could not believe the pathetic declarations that the sheep had now begun to recite: “If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to worry about.” “I am willing to give up some freedom for security.” What a pathetic people we have become! We have sacrificed essential freedom for security and we now had neither."
"Now that we've been presented with the "Problem", we are now witnessing the public's "Reaction". Citizens are clamoring for and demanding action on this issue. People in the long lines are being interviewed and are complaining that in our country....in this day and age...there is no excuse for a vaccine shortage and old people standing in long lines. It's just not American. We should all have access to this "appropriate" health care. It is a divine right. If and when adequate numbers of vaccines become available, it will make our government and health officials look like infallible heroes. Our government only wants the best for us. Didn't you know that?"
"Well-informed sources close to the Vatican report that Pope John Paul II is growing increasingly concerned about Bush's ultimate intentions. The Pope has had experience with Bush's death fetish. Bush ignored the Pope's plea to spare the life of Karla Faye Tucker. . .
Bush's blood lust, his repeated commitment to Christian beliefs, and his constant references to "evil doers," in the eyes of many devout Catholic leaders, bear all the hallmarks of the one warned about in the Book of Revelations - the anti-Christ. People close to the Pope claim that amid these concerns, the Pontiff wishes he was younger and in better health to confront the possibility that Bush may represent the person prophesized in Revelations."
But since then, Dubya has had an audience with the Pope, so perhaps the Pontiff has changed his mind.
HUNDREDS of mentally ill patients who were subjected to barbaric CIA-funded brainwashing experiments by a Scottish doctor could be entitled to compensation following a landmark court ruling.
Doctor Ewan Cameron, who became one of the world’s leading psychiatrists, developed techniques used by Nazi scientists to wipe out the existing personalities of people in his care.
He carried out mind-control experiments using drugs such as LSD on hundreds of patients, but only 77 of them were awarded compensation.
Now a landmark ruling by a Federal Court judge in Montreal will allow more than 250 former patients, whose claims were rejected, to seek compensation.
Monday, October 18
Sunday, October 17
Well, I don't know about this guy's claim that John Kerry's 1971 book , The New Soldier, is selling for $750 at ebay, but he was kind enough to enable people to download it for free here.
Saturday, October 16
From the SFGate
Opponents argue the medical benefits are marginal, at best. Patients can
already wear bracelets that alert doctors to their identities and special
medical needs, and few medical errors are actually caused by patients being misidentified, they said. But the potential for abuse is great, they say. Over the long haul, any place where there's a surveillance camera today, five or 10 years from now will have these ... readers. You'll walk into a 7- Eleven, and they'll take your picture and scan your number," said Richard Smith, an Internet security and privacy consultant in Boston. "If we start carrying these tags, it makes a perfect way, either by private security companies or the government, to keep track of us." Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington, D.C., said he was concerned that people might be forced to get the implants."
"The secret genocide has been well thought through as a means to keep you and the mass population of the nation from discovering the truth which is millions have been killed and millions are being killed using the most obviously attacked by the electronic device described earlier. The method of hiding something so insidious being done out in the open is pure evil genius. They attack many many people out in the open to promote several agendas. One and the primary agenda is to demonstrate what they want people to understand are the symptoms of being bombarded with electronic weapons, they have such people being attacked out in the open with such extraordinary symptoms that the massive population will see those symptoms as a definition of an attack and never make the connection that the very common and non serious seemingly everyday symptoms they are experiencing are not at all related to such attacks, but they are and seriously so. The second agenda is to cause fear not in the massive population who are being kept from the truth because its under " National Security " regulations to enforce non reporting but to put deep fear into all authorities that such activity can and will go on despite even their authoritarian complaint which is stifled and generates an aura and reality of the criminals being untouchable." Excerpted from: http://www.us-government-torture.com/
This is the weirdest thing I've seen in a while.
"Bush's conservative supporters want no debate. They want no facts, no analysis. They want to denounce and to demonize the enemies that the Hannitys, Limbaughs, and Savages of talk radio assure them are everywhere at work destroying their great and noble country.
I remember when conservatives favored restraint in foreign policy and wished to limit government power in order to protect civil liberties. Today's young conservatives are Jacobins determined to use government power to impose their will at home and abroad.
Where did such "conservatives" come from?"
Friday, October 15
""His days in power shall be cut short. And for every twenty winters following, the days in power of the great chief which they shall select shall be cut short. Our people shall not be the instrument to shorten their time. Either the Great Spirit shall shorten their days or their own people shall shoot them."
Is Tecumseh's Curse hitting him already? If he died in office, and then Cheney died too, then that would leave us with Arnie.
But here's an interesting theory: It's not a transmitter, but a defibrillator.
The LifeVest is a new treatment option for patients who are at high risk for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) or sudden cardiac death (SCD). Potential patient groups who may benefit from the LifeVest technology include:
- Post-Myocardial Infarction (MI) patients with complications
- Cardiac surgery patients with complications
- Heart-transplant waiting list patients
- Advanced heart-failure patients
- Patients undergoing drug loading with potentially pro-arrhythmic medications
- Patients who need an ICD, but have a condition that prevents or delays surgery (such as an infected ICD pocket)
- Patients who simply do not want to undergo surgery or have an implant
"They were a couple weeks together, they knew each other. So orders came down from the generals in Baghdad, we want to clear the village, like in Samarra. And as he told the story, another platoon from his company came and executed all the guards, as his people were screaming, stop.
And he said they just shot them one by one. He went nuts, and his soldiers went nuts. And he's hysterical. He's totally hysterical. And he went to the captain. He was a lieutenant, he went to the company captain. And the company captain said, "No, you don't understand. That's a kill. We got thirty-six insurgents."
The takeover of Europe and the World is underway.
The Moslem take over of Europe has been under way for the past half century; today France alone now has a reported 6 million Moslems that is about 10% of the total population. There are around 600,000 Jews living in France and they are living in fear of their lives. I know many French Jews and today the Jewish men are frightened to even wear their Kippah (Yarmulke) in public for fear of being attacked. Jewish Synagogues are being burnt and Jews are being beaten in public places with little to no interference from the police. Much like that of the days leading up to the Second World War and the Holocaust. French Jews by the thousands are buying apartments in Israel to be sure they have a place to come.
The French government has begun reacting to the threat of Islam taking over their country. For example they have banned the Moslem women from wearing headscarves and that has resulted in French citizens being kidnapped in Iraq. And out of fear the French government has opposed Turkey from being allowed into the EU for fear of an over run of Turkish Moslems throughout Europe.
"Only relatively few individuals can be expected to be capable of such an achievement, and they are not the political but the moral leaders of mankind.
…the State is his servant and not his master.
Thanks to industrialization, large portions of the population were uprooted and were herded together in large centres. This new form of existence – with its mass psychology and social dependence on the fluctuation of markets and wages – produced an individual who was unstable, insecure, and suggestible.
…the destruction of the individual and the increase of the fiction we call the State."
-- Carl Gustav Jung
Source: The Undiscovered Self, 1957
Thursday, October 14
"On Oct. 7th, just days after this remarkable recording was posted on the New York Indymedia website, the UK servers which supported 20 Indymedia websites in the US were seized by intelligence services, effectively shutting down these valuable independent news sources. Is this just another amazing coincidence? BBC reported the shocking news of these seizures on Oct. 11th, stating that the FBI had seized them, though an FBI spokesman denied this. Widely reported by major media in Britain, this startling news continues to go virtually unreported in the mainstream American media. If you want a clear example of how our freedom of speech is being eroded, I highly recommend reading this BBC article at http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/3732718.stm"
NYC Indymedia Site in Question
We will establish their governments and establish opposites within. We will own both sides
Wednesday, October 13
MKWB notes: "I think that perhaps the colors of the presidential candidates ties reflect the differences in their views, ideology, and how they would run America."
Tuesday, October 12
The map, based on 18 months’ worth of satellite data, shows very high levels of NO2 above major European and North American cities and across much of north-east China. South-east Asia and Africa also have raised concentrations of the gas due to their burning of vegetation.
|The image reveals pollution hotspots above cities and even shipping lanes. CLICK for full view (Image: University of Heidelberg)|
But perhaps more surprising are the oceans. “Ship tracks are visible in some locations,” says Steffen Beirle, one of the research team at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. “Look at the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean between the southern tip of India and Indonesia.”
Although NO2 is formed naturally by lightning and by microbes in the ground, it is also released into the atmosphere from the burning of fossil fuels by power plants, heavy industry and vehicles. Large quantities of the gas can cause respiratory problems and lung damage, and can also contribute to harmful ozone forming near ground level.
If you look closely, you can see the pollution from the Tar Sands in Fort McMurray Alberta doesn't hold a candle to what the Chinese are doing.
2004-OCT-17: Clay Cantrell computes the date of the Rapture from size of Noah's Ark with particular attention to the precise location of the "escape window" in the top of the vessel.
This one says that we can use Jews as bait:
Whatever you do, do not invite the Christian Zionist into your house. Because as much as he claims to love you and all of your fellow tribesmen, it's a different kind of love than you might expect. More like the love that the Manson Family had for Sharon Tate and her party guests.
Not that the alternatives such as Moneybags Martin or Jack "Gay pride moustache" Layton are any better, this article from Walrus Magazine has a few choice words for Harper and the evil Rasputin Academic named Tom Flanagan, who the left argue manipulates Harper like Cheney manipulates Bush - from behind the scenes.
"Little is know about the shadowy, sixty-year-old professor who is staying on Harper's post-election payroll as a senior advisor from Calgary. Flanagan declined to be quoted in this story. In Ottawa, where he has refused to interviews for the last three years, some journalists regard him as a modern-day Rasputin manipulating a leader sixteen years his junior. But in Calgary, one of his former students, Ezra Levant, publisher of the eight-month-old Western Standard magazine, cautions against generational cliche. These days, Levant sees Flanagan and Harper more as "symbiotic partners." But he does not disagree with a Globe and Mail report that once referred to Flanagan as the original godfather of the city's conservative intellectual mafia. "I call him Don Tomaso," Levant says, "He is the master strategist, the godfather -- even of Harper.. . . (more)"
What's especially creepy is the fact that Flanagan's buddy, Barry Cooper, " is a member of the Bohemian Club, a fraternity of Republican movers and shakers who fork out a $10,000 initiation fee to gather every year in the redwoods outside San Francisco for a policy version of summer camp. In a crowd that has included Henry Kissinger and Vice-President Dick Cheney, Cooper gives a regular talk on Canadian politics -- one reason the Calgary School's views many hold more sway in Washington than Ottawa."
Now that's interesting. Save for a reference in this article, we have in Alberta, at a Political Science Department, a Bohemia Grovesman.
It Seems Ralph Nader has been listening to Lenny Bloom's Cloak and Dagger Show.
High Street, New Haven, CT—October 6, 2004
New Haven, CT: George W. Bush and John Kerry have been members of the Yale secret society – Skull and Bones – since the late 60s. Hundreds of Bonesmen are in powerful positions at the top echelons of government and business. They are sworn to secrecy throughout their lives, bound together for life, says Yale’s William Sloane Coffin. Skull and Bones alumni have a common drive to get their members into “positions of power” and to have those members hire other members into similar positions of power, says Alexandra Robbins, author of the book, Secrets of the Tomb, and herself a member of another secret society at Yale.
Initiation rituals involve morbid admission of personal sexual experiences and coerced displays of sophomoric masochism and mystical mumbo jumbo, hooded robes and members carrying skulls and bombs according to a remote video of one recent ceremony. . . (more)
"I feel sorry for Edwards---someone who sat across a small table from a killer, who sits there glaring at him. One can provoke such an individual by standing up to him as one stands up to a bully; by countering his assertions and lies, but you have to be prepared for the horrible rage that will explode outward. I guess he wasn't prepared for that. Regardless, more people will come away terrified of Dick Cheney."
If you watched Cheney's eyes during the debate you got the meaning of what this psychiatrist said."
"The President clearly suffers from a severe paranoia that causes him to greatly fear situations in which he is exposed to people hostile to his delusional viewpoints. Bush entered the debate in his own world, his own psychological shell. To make it through the debate he essentially blotted out all reality, REACTING FROM SOME KIND OF PROGRAMMED RESPONSE TO PROMPTS. WHEN THE EXPECTED PROMPTS DID NOT OCCUR HE COULD NOT FORMULATE RESPONSES AND WAS REDUCED TO MUMBLING REPETITIONS OF MEMORIZED FORMULATIONS.
A creepy reference by John Edwards linking John Kerry to Jesus Christ has turned a few heads. Edwards proclaimed that "[w]hen John Kerry is president, people like Christopher Reeve are going to walk. Get up out of that wheelchair and walk again...." Of course, the way Kerry would heal you would be by killing a potential life in order for someone else to live a longer life. The promise of advanced stem cell research is one of Kerry's election promises; he's lucky fetuses can't vote.
Monday, October 11
"The "Driver License Agreement" (DLA) mentioned in Sec. 3053 is a document written up by AAMVA with federal grant money. AAMVA is the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, the trade organization for the state DMV bureaucracies.
The DLA spells out a program for interlinked biometric identity databases hooked into state driver's licenses. But if you check the definitions on page four of the DLA, you'll see that it is not just states of the USA they have in mind......."
THE PROGRAM INCLUDES DRIVER'S LICENSES IN CANADA!!
Sunday, October 10
"The new Air and Marine Operations facility in Plattsburgh was commissioned yesterday. It's one of five that will be responsible for tightening surveillance along the U-S-Canadian border.
National security is a main concern. But agents on patrol are looking for anything from low-flying planes trying to skirt radar to illegal aliens or drug runners trying to sneak over the border on snowmobiles.
Planes from the old Plattsburgh Air Force Base will patrol the border east to Maine, and along Lake Ontario and western Lake Erie."
"The servers hosted numerous local IMCs. If you find a site is down: that might be the reason."
"The reason why the hard drives were taken are unknown."
TRUNEWS will keep you updated on this developing story...
Friday, October 8
Basically David Booth is saying that everything begins... next week.
Catholics believe in the "Three Days Of Darkness", also associated with American Native Prophecies, and it deals with the impending judgement of humanity which would be signalled by Volcanism in the United States. According to this interview with David Booth, Volcanism at St. Helen will be followed by an eruption at Mt. Adams.
"...it fulfills the "8 day warning" as promised by The Virgin Mary when she appeared at Garabandal, Spain in the 1960s. Booth's mentioned "ripple effect" in his vision is in harmony with Native prophecies that the "Earth Changes" will first be signaled by Volcanism (e.g. when the "Little Sister [St. Helens] speaks, the Grandfather Mountain [Adams] will speak) would begin in the Northwest (which symbolically receives the "least light") U.S.A.... the Chicaraugan Indian Prophecies of Elder Eacha Ta Eacha Na in 1939-40. It is also in harmony with many other Tribal, Quaker, Biblical and numerous other European "Three Days of Darkness" prophecies..."
Thursday, October 7
"Throughout the last two years, there have been unsettling—even if largely unnoticed by the mainstream media—news from Yellowstone. In January, the Idaho Observer reported that park rangers closed down the entire Norris Geyser Basin “because of deformation of the land and excessive high ground temperatures.” One area in the basin had bulged upward five inches since 1996, with the ground temperature on that bulge reaching over 200 degrees in 2003.
“Everything in this area is dying,” stated the Idaho Observer, “the trees, flowers, grass and shrubs… The animals are literally migrating out of the park.” In late July 2003, geologists had discovered a 100-feet bulge at the bottom of Yellowstone Lake, a cold-water mountain lake. In January, the water temperature reached 88 degrees; according to the IO, it “is now closed to the public. It is filled with dead fish floating everywhere. The same is true of the Yellowstone river and most of the other streams in the Park.”As the Helena Air describes, the Yellowstone Volcano Interpretive center was given 1 million dollars to disseminate informaion about the Super Volcano in Yellowstone - likely to quell fears of an eruption rather than to educate. This allocation of funding to disseminate ideas and info concerning Yellowstone stands at odds with recent political manoueverings by the likes of Hillary Clinton, who failed to to skew Park budgets such that key sites are open to terrorist attacks.
"Americans are increasing spending more than three times faster than their incomes rise. This does not sound like a way to get rich.
How do they do it? How are they able to spend more than they make? Credit, of course...and the whole mad system of international finance in the Great Dollar Era. While Americans borrow and spend, Asians make and save. Then the canny Asians lend back their profits in what has become the largest vendor-financing scheme in history. They buy U.S. Treasury bonds, thus keeping lending rates low and asset prices - particularly housing - high. The poor lumpenhouseholder sees his hovel rise in price and thinks he has won the lottery. Giddy with joy, he rushes out to buy more Chinese-made products at everyday low prices."
Being an America must be like owing money to the Mafia. If I owed the Mafia $10,000 , and couldn't pay, it's my problem. If I owed them $10,000,000 , then it's their problem. While the US appears beholden to Asia in terms of Debt, it really is their problem, as the US is able to use its position of a debtor nation to its advantage.
The suspicion that George Bush was literally channeling Karl Rove during the debate last week was first raised by blogger Joseph Cannon (see http://www.cannonfire.blogspot.com/), who says his girlfriend, during a replaying of the debate, noticed what looked like a wire running down the back of Bush's jacket..... more
If all Bloc and Conservative MPs turned out to vote down the Liberals, it would take only Independent MP Chuck Cadman - a former Conservative - to reach the threshold of 154 votes required to defeat the government.
Under that scenario, there could be another election unless Gov.-Gen. Adrienne Clarkson gave Conservative Leader Stephen Harper the go-ahead to try forming his own government.
That very idea has sent the NDP scurrying toward the Liberals' side of the floor.
"If it's a confidence vote we in the NDP won't play that game," NDP Leader Jack Layton said.
"We don't want an election or - even worse - to make Mr. Harper the prime minister of Canada with the support of (Bloc Quebecois Leader) Gilles Duceppe.
"And that would be the consequence."
You know its pretty hard to be Royal when your government buys second hand submarines that have been mothballed for ten years. These subs which were just purchased from Britain just days ago were on their way back to Halifax. Even though these subs "cost too much and were not in good shape" the Canadian government ignored the fact that there has "been some chronic problems with [these] submarines."
The crewman died at Sligo hospital after arriving at 8:30pm in a critical condition, Paul Martin, the Canadian prime minister, said last night that "He gave his life serving his country and we owe his family our deepest condolences."
Perhaps, Mr. Martin, you can explain why, when you were finance minister, you made such devastating financial roll backs in the militarys finances to the point where military budgets can only afford used, second hand equipment that has been deemed unusable buy the seller.
Its Liberal ignorance like this that causes deaths for no reason. Its Liberal arrogance that destroyed our once respected military.
Wednesday, October 6
In the short span of just 35 days, CERT trainees will learn the following...
1) Disaster preparedness
2) Disaster fire safety
3) Disaster medical operations
4) Light search and rescue
5) CERT Organization
6) Disaster psychology
But what really caught my eye were the last two items on CERT's training schedule:
On Tuesday, October 25th, CERT trainees will receive training on "Terrorism and CERT.”
Then, exactly one week later, CERT’s training program will conclude with a "Disaster Simulation & Examination".
This final day for the CERT training program, the day when CERT will climax with a "disaster simulation," is none other than Election Day!
End of the World
* MSNBC has Edwards Up 60% to 40% in this poll with over 1,580,000 respondents so far.
* CNBC Has Edwards up 59% to 41%.
* CBS News has Edwards over Cheney by a margin of 81% to 17%.
* Right wing Fox News has Cheney winning 50% to 47%.
* AOL lists Cheney as the winner 51% to 49%.
* The CNN poll has Edwards destroying Cheney 78% 18% with nearly 200,000 votes tallied.
* The Wall Street Journal has Edwards crushing Dick 88% to 9%.
* Yahoo News shows Edwards dominating Cheney 62% to 32%.
TOTAL AVG: Edwards 66%, Cheney 44%.
HOLT: And Rather told us with the nation so stirred, it's become almost impossible to hold the Government to account.
RATHER: (Anchor, CBS Evening News)It's an obscene comparison but there was a time in South Africa when people would put flaming tyres around people's necks if they dissented. In some ways, the fear is that you will be neck-laced here, you will have a flaming tyre of lack of patriotism put around your neck. It's that fear that keeps journalists from asking the toughest of the tough questions and to continue to bore-in on the tough questions so often. Again, I'm humbled to say I do not except myself from this criticism.
HOLT: While Rather speaks out, American television is developing a new kind of programme, based on a new kind of co-operation with the government. They call it "Militainment", entertainment TV about the military.
Tuesday, October 5
See for your self.
* One Albertan was issued 60 duplicate or replacement health cards, while 32,440 people had received five or more.
* 123 municipalities had two to four health numbers for every person counted in the December 2003 census.
* In 2002-03, the lone Health ministry worker who investigates potential health-card abuse reviewed 105 cases and found that 54 of the numbers were ineligible. That investigation division had been downsized since the 1998 report, from two full-time workers and a part-timer to one full-time worker.
* In a three-year period, seven duplicate health cards for one personal number were used for 330 visits to 37 health-care providers in seven different parts of the province.The timing of the news release is peculiar, as vivelecanada.ca has been keeping active on preventing the government from allowing private US companies to manage health information, as these corporations may be subject to the strictures of the Patriot Act. The "discovery" of this scandal thus comes at a peculiar time, as the Alberta government has obviously been looking at placing the management of health info out to tender for management by US Companies. The Tyranny Response Unit therefore suggests that these two activities are related and will be used by the Klein government to both advance private-for profit health care in Alberta as well as to allow security agencies in the US such as the DIA and NSA to keep track of citizens in an effort to protect the capital intensive investment in Fort McMurray, Alberta.
According to vivelecanada, it's all up to the new privacy commisioner to decide if the management of health info will be subject to the Patriot Act, or if this possibility will violate the sovereignty of Canada and the privacy of Canadians. The timing of the whole scandal is suggestive of the problem-reaction solution methods used by governments the world over to advance a specific agenda. Could it be that the Alberta Health registry was consistently under-funded in order to have such a screwed up governmental agency? Well, at least the Privacy Commissioner appears to be on our side .