Archive for October, 2011

16 Reasons Why Mitt Romney Would Be A Really, Really Bad President

The American Dream October 31, 2011 At this point, it appears very likely that Mitt Romney is going to be the Republican nominee for president in 2012.  He has raised far more money than any of the other candidates, he is leading or is near the lead in all of the early states, the mainstream […]

Deal reached in U.S. 2001 anthrax death suit: filing

Reuters October 31, 2011 The widow of a Florida tabloid photo editor who was the first of five people to die in 2001 anthrax attacks in the United States has reached a settlement with the U.S. government in her wrongful death damages lawsuit against it, according to a court filing. “The parties have reached a […]

One Third of Americans Say They Have No Spare Cash

Susan FentonReuters October 31, 2011 Global consumer confidence remained weak in the third quarter with more than 60 percent of consumers saying it was not a good time to spend, and one-in-three North Americans saying they have no spare cash, a survey showed on Sunday. The economic outlook, followed by job security, became consumers’ biggest […]

Egypt military jails veteran dissident over Coptic clashes

Samer al-AtrushAFP October 31, 2011 CAIRO — Egypt’s ruling military jailed a veteran dissident and blogger on Sunday on charges of inciting deadly clashes between soldiers and Christians this month, his sister and a fellow activist said. Alaa Abdel Fatah, who was jailed for his activism under ousted president Hosni Mubarak’s government in 2006, was […]

Greenpeace puts pressure on Japan to tighten radiation restrictions after more than half of tested seafood shows up positive for radioactive cesium

Jonathan BensonNatural News October 31, 2011 Recent tests conducted by the environmental advocacy group Greenpeace have found that more than half of all seafood being sold across eastern Japan is contaminated with radioactive cesium. And because there is no mandatory labeling of food products that have been screened for radiation, Japanese consumers have no idea […]

9/11 And Karbala: The Stories We Tell Ourselves To Give Meaning To Our Deaths

Saman MohammadiThe Excavator October 31, 2011 Cultures and countries are conquered with language, stories, and significant events that imprint new myths on the collective mind. The most obvious example in modern times is the September 11 event. Such events give precise meaning to our collective actions, the decisions of our leaders, the deaths of our […]

Exposed: Media fabricated ‘empty tents’ story at OccupyLSX

YouTube October 31, 2011 Following all the media hype (Telegraph, The Times, Daily Mail, Daily Express) about ‘empty tents’ at OccupyLSX we decided to check out whether their thermal imaging evidence was true. We got hold of *exactly* the same thermal imaging camera and showed that – surprise, surprise – you can’t tell when people […]

Nashville Judge Tells Cops “You Have NO Lawful Basis To Arrest Occupy Protesters!”

YouTube October 31, 2011 Nashville News 2 report on Nashville cops using force to remove protesters. Print this page. Comment Rules 9 Responses to “Nashville Judge Tells Cops “You Have NO Lawful Basis To Arrest Occupy Protesters!”” ooh now theyve imposed a curfew too.. dindt know this was communist China. captain obvious Reply:October 31st, 2011 […]

Occupy Vatican?

RT October 31, 2011 Max Keiser covers the Vatican’s call for a global central bank. Print this page. Comment Rules Leave a Reply You must be logged in to post a comment. Hits: 5

Unbelievable, Must-See Video: Heroic Navy Sailor Stands Tall In the Middle of Oakland Tear Gas Firestorm … Holding Up the Constitution and a Flag

Washington’s Blog October 31, 2011 Here he is a couple of minutes before, standing with marine veteran Scott Olsen before Olsen was hit in the head and nearly killed by a projectile: In fact, retired members from every branch of the military support the protesters. And even active service members are starting to come out to support them. […]

Riots During the Great Depression

Washington’s Blog October 31, 2011 Interesting historical footage: Print this page. Comment Rules 4 Responses to “Riots During the Great Depression” What a trip ! They were rough back then ! …..especially for 3.50 a week ?! I’m wondering why the agenda for forcing corporations off-shore ? One can only guess, that you can’t have […]

Who’s listening to your calls? Met police track thousands of mobiles using covert surveillance system

UK Daily Mail October 31, 2011 Law-abiding citizens could be under surveillance via their mobile phones as Met police introduce a new phone-tracking technology, it was revealed today. Police can now shut off phones remotely, listen in on conversations and gather data about users in a targeted area – even innocent members of the public. […]

Don’t count on us to help you out of your single-currency hole, China tells Europe

HUGO DUNCAN UK Daily Mail October 31, 2011 Hopes that China will ride to the rescue of the single currency were dealt a blow last night after Beijing warned that it will not be Europe’s ‘saviour’. State-run news agency Xinhua said the country cannot ‘provide a cure for the European malaise’. It came after European […]

Prince Charles Offered Secret Power to Veto Legislation

Robert Booth London Guardian October 31, 2011 Ministers have been forced to seek permission from Prince Charles to pass at least a dozen government bills, according to a Guardian investigation into a secretive constitutional loophole that gives him the right to veto legislation that might impact his private interests. Since 2005, ministers from six departments have […]

Fukushima nuclear plant could take 30 years to clean up

Justin McCurry London Guardian October 31, 2011 Experts in Japan have warned it could take more than 30 years to clean up the Fukushima Daiichi power plant. A panel set up by the country’s nuclear energy commission said the severity of the accident meant it would take decades to remove melted fuel rods and decommission […]

Concerns Are Raised About Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes

ANDREW POLLACK NY Times October 31, 2011 These mosquitoes are genetically engineered to kill — their own children. Researchers on Sunday reported initial signs of success from the first release into the environment of mosquitoes engineered to pass a lethal gene to their offspring, killing them before they reach adulthood. The results, and other work […]

“A Journey Into Slavery” – Alex Jones Sunday Edition

The Alex Jones Channel October 31, 2011 On the Sunday edition of the Alex Jones Show, Alex takes a look at the past week and the one ahead. He covers the latest news stories on the economy and political developments around the world and takes listener calls. Print this page. Comment Rules 5 Responses to […]

Japan intervenes to weaken yen

CNN October 31, 2011 The Japanese government stepped in Monday to weaken the yen, after it climbed to a post-World War II high against the dollar. Finance Minister Jun Assume said Japan intervened unilaterally at 10:25 a.m. It was the third intervention this year. “Foreign exchange rates should reflect the real economy and fluctuate within […]

Libyan interim leader’s remark favoring polygamy stirs anger

New York Times October 31, 2011 It was just a passing reference to marriage in a leader’s soberly delivered speech, but all week it has unsettled women in Libya as well as allies abroad. In announcing the success of the Libyan revolution and calling for a new, more pious nation, the head of the interim […]

DHS-Funded Taser Drone Launched in Texas

UAV used against insurgents in Afghanistan can incapacitate suspects from above Paul Joseph Watson Prison Monday, October 31, 2011 A Department of Homeland Security-funded surveillance drone deployed against insurgents in Afghanistan that can also be used to tase suspects from above has been unveiled by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s office and will be operational […]

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