Archive for October, 2004 : Nov. 3rd – Popular Protest and Civil DisobedienceOctober 31st, 2004
Democracy Not Disenfranchisement!
The Worst Environmental President in U.S. HistoryOctober 31st, 2004
Education Not Occupation!
Health Care Not Warfare!
You can’t speak honestly about the environment without speaking critically about this president. Bush is the worst environmental president in American history. In 3 1/2 years, his White House has promoted more than 400 major environmental rollbacks intended to eviscerate 35 years of environmental law. – Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
Dog saves woman’s life by calling 911October 31st, 2004
Faith, a 4-year-old Rottweiler, phoned 911 when Leana Beasley fell out of her wheelchair and barked urgently into the receiver until a dispatcher sent help. Then the service dog unlocked the front door for the police officer.
Hybrid vehicles: The future is blowing in the windOctober 31st, 2004
We need a new energy strategy. Fortunately, the outline of a new strategy is emerging with two new technologies.
Brain scans may unlock U.S. candidates’ appealOctober 31st, 2004
Applying some of the same brain-scan technology used to understand Alzheimer’s and autism, scientists are trying to learn what makes a Republican’s mind different from a Democrat’s.
UFO Sighting in ArkansasOctober 30th, 2004
We were watching the moon for the eclipse and noticed a bright light, high in the sky, just to the southeast or right side of the moon. Within 10-15 seconds time span it moved across the “top” of the moon to the north-northeast and stopped.
‘Surrey corridor’ out of this worldOctober 30th, 2004
UFOs seem to favour a 3-km-wide strip running along the high-voltage power lines in British Columbia.
Paranormal research shares haunting talesOctober 30th, 2004
No matter who the winner is in next week’s presidential election, he will not be the only President living under the White House roof, according to John Horrigan, paranormal expert.
What The Boston Globe Won’t Print About IsraelOctober 30th, 2004
At this time there is a virtual united front, on the part of America’s major newspapers and media outlets, to censor opinions about Israel which cross a certain line in the sand.
Bush Suppression of Voter Rights ContinuesOctober 29th, 2004
Bush administration lawyers are now attempting to overturn decades of legal precedence by claiming that under the Help America Vote Act only Attorney General John Ashcroft — and not individual voters – have a right to ask federal courts to enforce voting rights.
FDA withholds flu vaccine documentsOctober 29th, 2004
The Food and Drug Administration is withholding for political reasons documents that could help determine whether this year’s flu vaccine shortage was preventable, Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., charged.
Iraqi civilian toll since the invasion exceeds 100,000October 28th, 2004
More than 100,000 civilians, most women & children, have probably died in Iraq as direct or indirect consequences of the March 2003 U.S. invasion, according to a study by a research team at Johns Hopkins University.
Environmentalists Sue For Wildlife ProtectionsOctober 28th, 2004
Environmental groups filed a federal lawsuit this week to reverse a Bush administration decision to set aside rules aimed at protecting wildlife in national forests.
Something strange? Group investigates paranormalOctober 28th, 2004
Coulee Region Paranormal Investigation Society’s goal is to help people understand why the paranormal might be in their home or business.
Scientist Says Flu May Kill Over 1 Billion This YearOctober 28th, 2004
The world is on the brink of a major flu epidemic — one that could claim more than a billion lives, the head of the Russian Virology Institute, Academician Dmitry Lvov said.
Republican Vote Fraud ContinuesOctober 28th, 2004
Investigative reporter Greg Palast exposes a secret document within the Republican Party in Florida that contains nearly 1,900 names and addresses of voters in the predominantly black and Democratic areas of Jacksonville. The so-called “caging list” could be used to block and harass African-American voters.
Belleville, Wisconsin to hold UFO Days Oct. 30thOctober 27th, 2004
It all started January 16th, 1987 when police officer Glen Kazmar reported seeing a cluster of lights in the sky. Now the town claims to be the UFO capital of the world and is holding a UFO festival to prove it.
Free my husband, pleads wife of imprisoned soldierOctober 25th, 2004
US Army sergeant William Webster, was just months from completing his 20-year military career when his unit was ordered to Iraq last autumn. He refused to fight in an “unjust war” and was sentenced 14 months in prison and had his salary and pension taken.
Bush backers: “Don’t confuse us with the facts”October 25th, 2004
Even though no banned weapons were found and the US govt. admitted that Iraq did not have weapons of mass destruction, 72% of Bush backers believe that Saddam did indeed have such weapons. Despite the fact that there was never any connection between Iraq and Al Queda, 75% of Bushites believe that Iraq was supporting Al Queda.
UFOlogist’s workshop in MarylandOctober 25th, 2004
Peter Resta, a tweedy psychotherapist and 20-year Prince George’s County Community College psychology instructor, has never seen a space alien or a UFO. He’s never seen oxygen, either, but he believes all three exist.
Guantanamo Staff Support Inmates’ Claims of Torture, AbuseOctober 22nd, 2004
Adding to massive documentation of torture and extreme mistreatment of detainees held at the US’s Guantanamo Bay prison camps, former Gitmo employees reveal severe, systemic patterns of abuse.
Russia’s State Duma ratifies Kyoto ProtocolOctober 22nd, 2004
Russia’s lower house of parliament ratified the Kyoto Protocol on Friday, putting the sweeping environmental pact firmly on the road to realization and giving Russia a hoped-for step forward toward joining the World Trade Organization.
89 Year Old Woman Goes to Jail for ProtestOctober 22nd, 2004
Lillian Willoughby, who will turn 90 in January, went to jail Wednesday for protesting the war on Iraq.
The new COINTELPROOctober 21st, 2004
EARLY THIS MONTH the federal government launched the latest crude offensive in its so-called war on terror. Titled the October Plan, the program called for “aggressive – even obvious – surveillance” of a wide range of individuals.
Indymedia: the tale of the servers ‘nobody’ seizedOctober 21st, 2004
Nobody seized Indymedia’s servers, apparently. On the 7th October hosting company Rackspace ‘acted in compliance’ with a court order and two servers belonging to Indymedia were removed from Rackspace’s premises in London.
The Power of CoincidenceOctober 18th, 2004
One thing is certain about coincidence. The phenomenon fascinates believers and skeptics alike. It’s a porthole into one of the most interesting philosophical questions we can ask: Are the events of our lives ultimately objective or subjective?
Research points to alien abductions, professor saysOctober 18th, 2004
Alien beings are abducting humans and reproducing with them to create hybrids, and the hybrids look human and can pass among us, says Professor David Jacobs of Temple University.
Alberta gets $25 million for wind farmOctober 18th, 2004
A wind-power producer based in Alberta, Canada will get almost $25-million in government funding.
Scowcroft Calls War ‘Failing Venture’October 18th, 2004
The national security adviser under the first President Bush said the current president acted contemptuously toward NATO and Europe and is inordinately influenced by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon of Israel.
Alien Abductee Betty Hill DepartsOctober 18th, 2004
Betty Hill, who with her late husband claimed to have been abducted by UFO extraterrestrials in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, has died at age 85.
The Genius of Wangari MaathaiOctober 17th, 2004
Several prominent Norwegians have questioned the Nobel Committee for awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to Wangari Maathai. Why honor environmental activism in an era when war, terrorism and nuclear proliferation are even more urgent problems?
Campus CrueltyOctober 17th, 2004
“Animal abuse” may not be listed on the curriculum at any of the colleges or universities around the country, but behind closed doors at many academic institutions, graduate students and faculty supervisors cause pain and suffering to animals through needless experiments.
Dissecting BushOctober 17th, 2004
George Bush is a corporate whore who has sold out Americans to please his greedy task masters.
Breaking RanksOctober 17th, 2004
More and more U.S. soldiers are speaking out against the war in Iraq — and some are refusing to fight.
Anti-war activists show Iraqis what “Americans are really like”October 17th, 2004
More than 2,000 people opposing the war in Iraq, including teachers, lawyers and the father of an American beheaded by terrorists, are sending Iraqis personal photos with protest messages to showcase “what Americans are really like.”
Total Lunar Eclipse October 27October 17th, 2004
On Wednesday night, Oct. 27th, North Americans can see a total eclipse of the moon.
UK boost for biomass fuel cropsOctober 17th, 2004
The government is setting up a task force to stimulate biomass supply and demand, and offering a range of grants.
The madness of GeorgeOctober 17th, 2004
The Bush campaign was once happy to use ‘angry’ as a term of abuse – but that was before the US public met Furious George.
Harvard Study Links Coke to Diabetes, Weight GainOctober 16th, 2004
Researchers at Harvard’s School of Public Health tracked more than 91,000 women and found those who drank about a soda a day piled on 19 pounds over eight years. They also increased their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 83 percent.
Scientists Begin Tour to Oppose BushOctober 16th, 2004
Scientists and Engineers for Change, a group that includes 10 Nobel laureates, has begun a tour to battleground states to highlight the misuse of science by the Bush administration.
Cuban Cancer CuresOctober 15th, 2004
Fighting cancer is the shared aim of Cuban scientists and folk healers who have produced vaccines.
Area 51 Internat Café opens its doorsOctober 15th, 2004
An alien invasion targeted a brand new, state of the art Internet Café called AREA 51 which was celebrating its opening.
‘Dead’ man comes back to lifeOctober 15th, 2004
A New Mexico funeral home owner received the surprise of his career when a man pronounced dead at a hospital came back to life just before he was to be embalmed.
The struggle against water privatization in a South Africa townshipOctober 15th, 2004
They came in the name of development to bring free and clean water by means of pre-paid meters. The decision to install the meters had already been made.
The making of the terror mythOctober 15th, 2004
A major new TV documentary claims that the perceived terrorist threat is a politically driven fantasy – and al-Qaida a dark illusion.
Professor: Ike met with extraterrestrialsOctober 15th, 2004
A new book by an American University professor espouses a theory that Dwight Eisenhower made a secret trip to an Air Force base to meet two extraterrestrial aliens while on vacation in Palm Springs, Calif.
Nigerian Mystery CrashOctober 15th, 2004
Witnesses claimed to have watched a plane, possibly a Beech 1900, fall into the ocean.
Russians develop unique space planeOctober 15th, 2004
A Russian space plane may appear at least 30 years earlier than a similar US spacecraft.
Epic trip for ‘alternative’ carOctober 15th, 2004
A car that runs on just hydrogen and solar power has completed a journey through Australia – the first crossing of a continent for a car of this type.
Biodiesel Ground floorOctober 15th, 2004
Adam Kaiser, who farms southeast of here, feels like he’s on the verge of something big.
Platoon defies orders in IraqOctober 15th, 2004
A 17-member Army Reserve platoon is under arrest for refusing a “suicide mission” to deliver fuel, the troops’ relatives said.
Is it or isn’t it?October 15th, 2004
`Flying saucer’ pictures stun UFO watchers.
UFOs AboundOctober 15th, 2004
Maybe the Martians are upset that we’ve introduced ATVs to their planet
UFO fragments yield sensational resultsOctober 15th, 2004
An unidentified flying object has crashed in the Far East.
‘Peace to All Beings’October 15th, 2004
To those who’ve seen the ubiquitous “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series of inspirational books, Judy Carman, of McLouth, offers an alternative.
Kids thrilled by close encounterOctober 15th, 2004
A GROUP of children playing in Littleborough reckon they have had a close encounter with a UFO.
Police in Riot Gear Fire on Crowd with PepperOctober 15th, 2004
Peaceful demonstrators were fired upon in Oregon while protesting Bush.
Kucinich Reaches Out to the NeglectedOctober 15th, 2004
Dennis J. Kucinich (Ohio) had been whisked in the back of a van to the project’s deadliest corner.
‘Snowdown flyer’ mysteryOctober 15th, 2004
Thousands of people on Main Avenue saw it and heard it as it buzzed across the night sky at a high rate of speed during Durango’s Snowdown Light Parade.
UFO spotted by PM’s planeOctober 15th, 2004
Paul Martin had a particularly close encounter with the unidentified flying object recently witnessed by hundreds of Canadians on the prairies as it lit up the night sky.
Mystery of Train #1702October 15th, 2004
A freight train pulled an UFO for an hour.
Mystery train put neighbor on wrong trackOctober 15th, 2004
Bellevue resident Lesley Stuart called recently with a strange story.
Sleepwalking woman had sex with strangersOctober 15th, 2004
Sleep medicine experts have successfully treated a rare case of a woman having sex with strangers while sleepwalking.
Knifeless surgery kills cancer with soundOctober 15th, 2004
New, experimental technology allows doctors to kill cancers deep inside the body with high-intensity ultrasound.
The Secrets of Coral CastleOctober 15th, 2004
The Secrets of Coral Castle.
Westerners embracing ‘energy medicine’October 15th, 2004
The study of Eastern healing traditions all involve the understanding of an interplay of invisible forces.
US Military to Buy Russian UFOsOctober 15th, 2004
Western media released information that Russian Aviation Concern “EKIP”, a subsidiary of “Saratov Aviation Factory”
US military ‘tortured’ prisonersOctober 15th, 2004
The first of five British men freed from the U.S. prison camp.
Convenience Store Sells Biodiesel & Organic FoodOctober 15th, 2004
Garry Glatz hopes people who want to fill their gas tanks with alternative fuel also will want to fill their stomachs with natural and organic food.
Scientists Advance Hydrogen TechOctober 15th, 2004
Researchers say they have produced hydrogen from ethanol in a prototype reactor small enough and efficient enough to heat small homes and power cars.
Mystery Bird DiscoveredOctober 15th, 2004
Scientists exploring an island in Indonesia have found a bird they believe is new to science.
Group fights for ‘Consumer Health Freedom Act’October 15th, 2004
To allow Iowa consumers to choose their own method of healing.
Can We Handle the Truth?October 15th, 2004
Of all the entertaining things about Super Bowl XXXVIII, no one stood around the water cooler and talked about the tribute to NASA done during the pre-game show.
Did Ufo Bring Down Beagle?October 15th, 2004
European scientists are examining an image of the Beagle 2 Mars lander, taken moments after it was spun off from its mother ship, that also shows an unidentified object.
Cell phones could cause tumorsOctober 15th, 2004
A team of researchers at Institute of Environmental Medicine at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, found almost a fourfold increase of tumors in people using cell phones.
Can We Handle the Truth?October 15th, 2004
It seems that a large number of otherwise functioning human beings believe the NASA moon landings were a deception perpetrated by our government to make believe we had more military technology than the Soviets.
This Bird is no bird-brainOctober 15th, 2004
The finding of a parrot with an almost unparalleled power to communicate with people has brought scientists up short.
Monsanto doubts GM ban will spreadOctober 15th, 2004
Biotechnology company Monsanto Australia does not believe the eastern states will follow Western Australia’s lead and ban genetically modified (GM) crops.
Group fights for ‘Consumer Health Freedom Act’October 15th, 2004
To allow Iowa consumers to choose their own method of healing.
Candidate Urges Disclosure of E.T. TreatiesOctober 15th, 2004
Sterling D. Allan calls for U.S. government to come clean with the American People about the extent of their interaction with extraterrestrial visitors.
State of tranceOctober 15th, 2004
A reluctant healer answers a higher calling to help the sick.
California’s Bigfoot CaveOctober 15th, 2004
The land from northern California up to Canada is considered by many to be the home of one of the world’s most elusive creatures.
Ala. PCB plaintiffs angry with settlementOctober 15th, 2004
A $300 million settlement of federal claims over PCB contamination in Anniston, Ala., will give plaintiffs an average of $7,725 each.
BC Researcher reports more sightingsOctober 15th, 2004
Airdrie residents continue to see strange sights in the sky.
Pentagon: climate change will destroy usOctober 15th, 2004
Climate change over the next 20 years could result in a global catastrophe costing millions of lives in wars.
Treasure on Neahkahnie MountainOctober 15th, 2004
Nehalem is the site of a series of mysteries so entwined.
The power of prayerOctober 15th, 2004
By day, he works as a research assistant.
The Mysterious Mima MoundsOctober 15th, 2004
Throughout western America from Washington to Texas, strange mounds found dotting the landscape have perplexed both scientists and interested onlookers for over a century.
Seeds of concern: Genetically altered plants turning up in food supplyOctober 15th, 2004
The food industry has already found out the dangers — and costs — of letting unauthorized biotech crops seep into the food supply.
At 84, original ‘abductee’ still wants to believeOctober 15th, 2004
Betty Hill sits in her living room, an inquisitive, highly engaging woman of 84.
Patenting LifeOctober 15th, 2004
New laws are needed to control Western companies patenting plants grown by indigenous communities and thereby preventing their use.
Bigfoot’s smaller but cuter Japanese friendOctober 15th, 2004
Every decent country needs some weird mystery in order to ooh and awe the young and attract feeble-minded tourists.
32-year UFO mysteryOctober 15th, 2004
A FORMER Territorian is trying to track down three people to help him solve a 32-year-old UFO mystery.
Aliens among us?!October 15th, 2004
Half of the entire Chinese population believes in UFOs.
Peacemobile to cross USA from OregonOctober 15th, 2004
Why is it that people so often resonate with anti- messages.
Researcher sues NASA over UFO filesOctober 15th, 2004
A researcher backed by cable television’s Sci Fi Channel sued NASA for the release of records
Healing Treatment Begins with Tea And SympathyOctober 15th, 2004
Integrative medical centers are intended to look, smell and feel radically different from traditional hospitals.
Secondhand Smoke Slows Wound HealingOctober 15th, 2004
May also lead to greater scarring, study finds.
In search of other-worldly truthsOctober 15th, 2004
Whether it’s UFOs or lost underwater cities, Taiwan’s fringe scientific societies hope to make monkeys out of their doubters over the coming year and prove once and for all that the truth is really out here.
A Girl with an X-ray visionOctober 15th, 2004
Moscow’s medical workers discovered a magnificent gift of a sixteen-year-old girl Natalya Demkina from Saransk.
UFO streaks through Martian skyOctober 15th, 2004
The US Spirit rover on Mars has seen a UFO streak across the Red Planet sky.
Malaysian villagers claim UFO sightingOctober 15th, 2004
An unidentified flying object was sighted hovering over a quiet village in northern Kedah state near the Thai border.
Soldier for the TruthOctober 15th, 2004
After two decades in the U.S. Air Force, Lieutenant Colonel Karen Kwiatkowski, now 43, knew her career as a regional analyst was coming to an end.
Super Organics Superior to GMOctober 14th, 2004
Once upon a technologically optimistic time, the founders of a swaggering biotech startup called Calgene bet the farm on a tomato.
UFO seen whizzing over cityOctober 14th, 2004
The truth is out there.
Scientific Pioneer Jacques Beneviste DepartsOctober 14th, 2004
Dr. Beneviste was best known for his discovery that water maintains a kind of ‘memory’ that can be harnessed for medical purposes.
The rough guide for desertersOctober 14th, 2004
Home is the place where they have to take you in, Robert Frost wrote.
Iranian gas attack victims to sue USOctober 14th, 2004
Iranian victims of chemical attacks say they will take the United States to the International Court.
Feds Continue to Lie about Passenger DataOctober 14th, 2004
American Airlines’ announcement Friday that it shared more than a million passenger itineraries with four government contractors.
African countries ‘forced’ to accept GM food aidOctober 14th, 2004
The World Food Programme (WFP) should stop forcing African countries to accept genetically modified (GM) food aid.
Second Lives – Could a Little Boy Be Proof of Reincarnation?October 14th, 2004
Nearly six decades ago, a 21-year-old Navy fighter pilot on a mission over the Pacific was shot down by Japanese artillery.
Bush urged to reconsider U.S. support for IsraelOctober 14th, 2004
Former U.S. diplomats and government officials are collecting signatures on a letter urging George W. Bush to reconsider American support for Israel.
British scientists seek alien worldsOctober 14th, 2004
A hunt for new worlds was launched by a British-led project that aims to uncover thousands of alien planets.
Wal-Mart- Merchant of ShameOctober 14th, 2004
The world’s largest corporation — doesn’t take no for an answer.
Disney childrenswear contains hazardous chemicalsOctober 14th, 2004
A Greenpeace report published shows that chemicals that may present a long-term hazard to human health are present in Disney childrenswear.
College converts to biodieselOctober 14th, 2004
It takes about 100,000 gallons of fuel annually to run the 200 trucks, tractors and pieces of agricultural equipment.
‘Bunker buster’ missiles aim at MoonOctober 14th, 2004
Tests have been carried out on ground-penetrating missiles using “bunker buster” technology
College to build homeland security training centerOctober 14th, 2004
Owens Community College introduced construction of a new $10 million.
Euro GM Corn Fails AgainOctober 14th, 2004
European member states have failed to support the application by US-based multinational Monsanto to import a new genetically modified (GM) maize into Europe.
Scientist discovers Midas touchOctober 13th, 2004
Gold nuggets may really be the work of bacteria.
EU Caves in on FrankenCornOctober 13th, 2004
European farmers will still be prohibited from growing the Bt11 insect-resistant corn.
Scientists gingerly tap into brain’s powerOctober 13th, 2004
A 25-year-old quadriplegic sits in a wheelchair with wires coming out of a bottle-cap-size connector stuck in his skull.
Simian Helpers Can Go to First US Monkey ‘College’October 13th, 2004
A 22-year-old capuchin monkey trained to help her with everyday tasks.
Now Indians cry foul over IraqOctober 13th, 2004
While the world gets a first-hand peek into the prison horror stories of Iraq, Indian workers who have managed to “flee” US military camps have an equally harrowing account to tell.
Bioscience WarfareOctober 13th, 2004
A highly profitable weed killer causes sexual abnormalities in frogs.
Rotting in Jail in the Land of the FreeOctober 13th, 2004
Nearly a quarter-century later, Marielitos are still looking for justice. They languish in American prisons in inhumane conditions and denied basic human rights, although many stand accused of no crime other than perhaps having dark hair and skin.
Greenpeace Cleared in US Ship-Boarding CaseOctober 13th, 2004
The politically charged case dusted off a law not used since 1890 to bring the first criminal prosecution by U.S. authorities of an advocacy group for civil disobedience.
Did you witness Norwood UFO?October 13th, 2004
Young, a Florence resident, says he’s trying to find proof of 10 UFO sightings in Norwood.
Biodiesel Boom Well-TimedOctober 13th, 2004
Biodiesel fueling stations are sprouting like weeds across America.
Singer’s Son First GI Tried for Refusing DutyOctober 13th, 2004
The son of a revolutionary Nicaraguan musician — who says he deserted from the U.S. Army to avoid killing civilians.
Healing through FeelingOctober 13th, 2004
The touch that aligns one’s energy field.
Stealing Back the AirwavesOctober 13th, 2004
Dunifer dreams of reclaiming the airwaves, neighborhood by neighborhood, from the corporate powers that be.
Infecting Crops with GM DrugsOctober 13th, 2004
The controversial practice of using genetic engineering to grow drugs or industrial chemicals in food crops is picking up speed.
Man Acquitted in Env. Terror TrialOctober 13th, 2004
A Long Island man alleged to be the local leader of an environmental terror group.
Portuguese Air Force on Alert over UFO SightingOctober 13th, 2004
The Portuguese airforce has been on alert when several authorities and witnesses reported seeing a luminous unidentified flying object.
Michael Moore Lies to Promote FilmOctober 13th, 2004
The knew a year ago that Disney had no intention of distributing it.
Database on U.S. Visitors Set for Huge ExpansionOctober 13th, 2004
Reston Firm’s Contract Worth Up to $10 Billion.
Dr. Eugene Mallove RememberedOctober 13th, 2004
Dr. Eugene Mallove of the nonprofit New Energy Foundation, Inc. recently passed on.
Thailand to Pursue Alternative EnergyOctober 13th, 2004
Producing alternative energy from palms will be part of a national agenda.
Kucinich Calls for Expanded Investigation of Iraqi TortureOctober 13th, 2004
Democratic Dennis Kucinich demanded “the immediate removal and replacement of all military and non-military personnel who played any role whatsoever in the operation of the Abu Ghraib prison” near Baghdad where Iraqi detainees were allegedly tortured and abused.
UFO mystery solvedOctober 13th, 2004
A group of teenagers bought the gadget from the catalogue store Argos.
Library of Alex. discovered?October 13th, 2004
Archaeologists have found what they believe to be the site of the Library of Alexandria, often described as the world’s first major seat of learning.
Reagan was the Butcher of My PeopleOctober 13th, 2004
He was Nicaragua’s Foreign Minister under the Sandinista government of the 1980s, when the US was arming and supporting the Contra death squads.
Man Claims He Caught UFO On TapeOctober 13th, 2004
A Mission man claims he may have captured the images of a UFO on his VHS camcorder.
Arlington camera acts as a rolling tax collectorOctober 13th, 2004
Officials are collecting outstanding taxes and fines at the rate of about $900 an hour with the help of an electronic roving eye.
Mystery stones plague familyOctober 13th, 2004
The owners of a low-cost house in Limpopo say they’ve been troubled each night by stones “falling from the sky”
Dog Speaks to ManOctober 13th, 2004
A word-learning pet dog has given scientists clues that some animals may have the comprehension necessary for language.
Schwarzenegger Move Threat to WhalesOctober 13th, 2004
Schwarzenegger’s plan to sign over huge energy contracts.
U.S. agencies collect, examine personal data on AmericansOctober 13th, 2004
Numerous federal government agencies are collecting and sifting through massive amounts of personal information.
The Bear Lake MonsterOctober 13th, 2004
If someone told you they’d seen a giant, red-eyed monster in Northern Utah you’d think he was crazy!
The Long Shadow of CIA Torture ResearchOctober 13th, 2004
The photos from Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison are snapshots, not of simple brutality or a breakdown in discipline.
Let’s stop abetting dictatorship in BeijingOctober 13th, 2004
George W. Bush said that the days of Western governments coddling authoritarian rulers for the sake of narrow strategic or economic interests were over
Space WalksOctober 13th, 2004
From UFOs to African-American sci-fi to Paul Allen’s latest museum.
The mystery of Reconnective HealingOctober 13th, 2004
Reconnective Healing (TM) practitioner Julie King.
Dawn of the Renewable Energy Revolution UnderwayOctober 13th, 2004
The sun has just cracked the horizon on the dawn of the renewable energy revolution
The mystery of mind controlOctober 13th, 2004
Deleting memories is simple with computers.
Green Cars Strive to End Oil EraOctober 13th, 2004
Designers of alternative-fuel vehicles are trying to convince consumers that fossil-fuel cars should go the way of the dinosaur.
PowWow Brings People Together In Peace And SharingOctober 13th, 2004
Recently at Riverside Park there was a gathering of Native Americans representing tribes from all over America.
Govt. Ignores Science and Further Imperils Reef FishOctober 13th, 2004
The Ocean Conservancy sues to stop irresponsible rollback
Learning languages ‘boosts brain’October 13th, 2004
Learning languages enhances the brain, scientists believe
Kucinich wins delegates in OregonOctober 13th, 2004
Learning a second language ‘boosts’ brain-power, scientists believe.
With about 90% of the votes counted Oregon primary, Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich appeared headed toward a final total of about 16%.
Pentagon Spying in America?October 12th, 2004
Two Army counterintelligence agents showed up at the University of Texas law school and demanded to see the roster from a conference on Islamic law held a few days earlier.
EPA Moves to Break Industry Logjam on Teflon Chemical Studies.October 12th, 2004
Agency to Conduct Research to Identify Sources of Teflon Chemical in Humans and the Environment.
The Real Domestic TerroristsOctober 12th, 2004
San Francisco police were arresting more than 150 people protesting the Biotechnology Industry Organization last week.
Interrogation abuses were ‘approved at highest levels’October 12th, 2004
New evidence that the physical abuse of detainees in Iraq and at Guantanamo Bay was authorised at the top of the Bush administration will emerge in Washington
Rocket Fuel Found in California MilkOctober 12th, 2004
A toxic chemical in rocket fuel has been detected in California’s milk supply.
Told to treat prisoners ‘like dogs’October 12th, 2004
The American General who was in charge of Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison claimed she was being made a scapegoat for the abuse of detainees.
Student Charged with Felonies for Dressing as Iraqi PrisonerOctober 12th, 2004
A group of people got together to do an action at the Tremont St Armed Forces Career Center (AFCC) in Boston
Moore turns up the heatOctober 12th, 2004
Michael Moore has been described as media savvy.
Torture GuidelinesOctober 12th, 2004
Torturing suspected al Qaeda members abroad may be justified.
Pentagon Wants to Legally Spy on Americans.October 12th, 2004
The gloves will be off for domestic military intelligence operations.
Group Petitions FDA for Warning LabelsOctober 12th, 2004
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to recall or issue warning labels on a wide array of personal care products whose ingredients have not been adequately assessed for safety or may harm health.
Most of universe invisibleOctober 12th, 2004
Everything you can see – from a distant nebula to the family dog – makes up only about 5 per cent of the universe
GIs marching away from re-enlistmentOctober 12th, 2004
War may have some Fort Carson troops leaving the ranks
Teleporting Matter’s Traits.October 12th, 2004
Beaming information quantum-style.
Greenpeace activists Locked to ContainerOctober 12th, 2004
Greenpeace activists put their bodies on the line today in the ancient forests of Southern Oregon.
‘Saddam, US had pre-war deal’October 12th, 2004
Moscow – Saddam Hussein cut a deal with the United States before the March 2003 invasion of Iraq.
My fears for planetOctober 12th, 2004
The head of one of the world’s biggest oil companies has admitted that the threat of climate change makes him “really very worried for the planet”.
Clif Bar Does Bio-Diesel TourOctober 12th, 2004
This summer, CLIF BAR is hittin’ the road to spread the good word – and have a little fun – all in the name of Natural Energy.
‘Al-Qaeda’ is a Manufactured Intelligence FrontOctober 12th, 2004
American hostages have been killed and decapitated in Iraq and in Saudi Arabia.
Moivo [Tanzania] woman caught in “Witchcraft” ritualOctober 12th, 2004
Floating naked inside her victim’s house at night.
Ethiopian children seek answersOctober 12th, 2004
Half of Africa’s population are children and young people. They are often the hardest hit by the continent’s poverty, so they are also part of the solutions.
US Justice System Is BrokenOctober 12th, 2004
The American criminal justice system relies too heavily on imprisoning people and needs to consider more effective alternatives.
CSPI Endorses Bill On GE FoodsOctober 12th, 2004
Companies can market GE foods without even informing the Food and Drug Administration.
Biodiesel Tax Incentive PassesOctober 12th, 2004
soybean farmers and thousands of other biodiesel enthusiasts are celebrating following the U.S. Senate’s approval of the first biodiesel tax incentive.
The Cheney ConnectionOctober 12th, 2004
Tracing the Halliburton money trail to Nigeria.
The Weapons IndustryOctober 12th, 2004
BBC world news reported that authorities in Saudi Arabia have launched a search for a missing American contractor working in Riyadh Saudi Arabia.
Monsanto Rips-Off Farmers in South AmericaOctober 12th, 2004
Behind many big promises of “technology transfer” and “feeding the world” lies a brutal truth: biotechnology corporations like Monsanto only care about profits and controlling the food supply.
Condom WarsOctober 12th, 2004
New guidelines gut HIV prevention — and endanger young people’s lives.
Climate Change Experts Despair Over US AttitudeOctober 12th, 2004
The U.S. government and the public are not taking the risk of global warming seriously.
Organic farming boosts biodiversityOctober 11th, 2004
Organic farming increases biodiversity at every level of the food chain – all the way from lowly bacteria to mammals. You can support life by buying organic.
The Liberal Holocaust – Imperialism and the Democratic partyOctober 11th, 2004
Are democrats the lesser of two evils or just a slightly different evil? Keep in mind that America has slaughtered over 10 million people under democratic presidents.
Thousands protest against BushOctober 11th, 2004
Several thousand protesters gathered on Saturday near Dromolond Castle in western Ireland, scene of the annual EU-US summit, to demonstrate against the presence of George W Bush.
200 protesters arrested at Columbus Day paradeOctober 10th, 2004
More than 200 demonstrators were arrested on charges of loitering and disobeying orders Saturday during a peaceful demonstration against the Columbus Day parade in Denver.
Families plan to skip military draftOctober 10th, 2004
Families are creating conscientious objector files and seeking out safe havens to protect their children in case the draft is reinstated as many expect.
Nobel Winner Maathai Says HIV Deliberately CreatedOctober 10th, 2004
Kenyan ecologist Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, reiterated her claim that the AIDS virus was a deliberately created biological agent.
Canadian Census to be Done by Lockheed MartinOctober 10th, 2004
While Lockheed Martin Canada Inc. won an open competition for the work, some peace groups and opposition politicians are concerned about taxpayer dollars’ going to a weapons-builder.
Kenyan activist wins Nobel Peace PrizeOctober 9th, 2004
“Peace on earth depends on our ability to secure our living environment. Maathai stands at the front of the fight to promote ecologically viable social, economic and cultural development in Kenya and in Africa.”
Schwarzenegger Vetoes Food SafetyOctober 9th, 2004
Schwarzenegger (R-CA) vetoed a bill yesterday that would have let Californians know whether they’ve purchased contaminated meat or poultry.
Environmental HogwashOctober 9th, 2004
The EPA works with factory farms to delay regulation of ‘Extremely Hazardous Substances.’
FBI Seizes Indy Media Servers in the UKOctober 8th, 2004
In a blatant attack on international independent media, the FBI has seized the servers of IndyMedia.org in the UK.
Bush’s mystery bulgeOctober 8th, 2004
Was the puppet’s strings visible during the first so-called ‘debate’?
Republican Convention Protesters Sue NY on ArrestsOctober 8th, 2004
Protesters and onlookers arrested during the Republican National Convention sued New York City on Thursday and said police had violated their free speech and other constitutional rights.
Welfare Ranchers Destroying Public LandOctober 8th, 2004
Cow and sheep ranchers lease approximately 300 million acres of public land in 11 Western states and cause enormous destruction to the land.
The Battle of the PumpOctober 8th, 2004
Of all the shortsighted policies of Bush and Dick Cheney, none have been worse than their opposition to energy conservation.
Extraordinary phenomenaOctober 7th, 2004
ALTHOUGH it is easy to be sceptical about strange phenomena such as near-death experiences, the world is littered with examples very difficult to explain away…
Democrats Subvert Democracy to Stop NaderOctober 7th, 2004
Democrats engage in thugery to try and keep Nader off ballots.
Small Town Library Takes On The FedsOctober 6th, 2004
The FBI wants to know who checked out a book about Osama bin Laden at the Deming library; library refuses to comply, citing privacy.
Astronaut Gordon Cooper dies at 77October 5th, 2004
Gordon Cooper talked about UFO encounters how film that he shot from Gemini 5 had been confiscated by the govt.
Peace Group Denounces Surprise Draft VoteOctober 5th, 2004
Peace Action, the nation’s largest peace and disarmament organization with over 100,000 members, today denounced the decision by House leadership to call a vote on U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel’s (D-NY) bill to re-institute the military draft.
Bush-Speak as Mind ControlOctober 4th, 2004
George W. Bush is not the most eloquent speaker. Some would call him illiterate and incomprehensible, yet, his words are very persuasive to many people. Instead of thinking him an idiot for speaking in disjointed simplistic sentences the perception of many of those hearing him is that he is a confident and competent leader. How is he able to accomplish this when his words often make no sense?
Is Fishing Cruel?October 3rd, 2004
New research confirms what many have known for a long time, fish are intelligent and sensitive creatures.
Generating Power with BiomassOctober 3rd, 2004
The University of North Dakota (UND) Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) has successfully generated electricity from biomass with an exciting, cost-effective gasification technology in a diesel engine.
Bush-Lies & Corruption Threaten Sea TurtlesOctober 3rd, 2004
New rules that have reopened US waters to longline fishing for swordfish and tuna have been corrupted by faulty science and political influence, says a new study released today by the Sea Turtle Restoration Project.
Americans, Journalists, and the betrayal of usOctober 2nd, 2004
Has America come to the point that it cannot face its own reality?
Introducing John KerryOctober 2nd, 2004
There is another John Kerry to whom America deserves to be introduced.
Fascism in Space – USAF plans space warsOctober 2nd, 2004
The US Air Force says that it will shoot down neutral, commercial and third party space hardware should the need arise.
Copy of 911 Suit Against BushOctober 2nd, 2004
Copy of the Federal lawsuit against the Bush Administration for their orchestration of the September 11th attacks and the subsequent attacks on civil liberties and sovereign nations perpetuated in the name of the fraudulent “War On Terror”.
U.S. Says Yes to Terrorists and No to ScholarsOctober 2nd, 2004
Washington recently denied visas to Cuban scholars to attend an academic conference yet has welcomed known Cuban terrorists with open arms.
A balloon, a spy-sat, or a UFO?October 2nd, 2004
A Space scientist claims to have come across an unidentified flying object (UFO) during a scientific expedition in Himachal Pradesh.
Unknown fire and jelly-like creatures live in Earth’s atmosphereOctober 2nd, 2004
The hypothesis about the existence of little-studied forms of life in the Earth’s atmosphere has been an attraction for scientists for quite a long time.
Organizer believes in Strange PhenomenaOctober 2nd, 2004
It might be something out of this world — Winona Minnesota’s first Strange Phenomena Conference.
‘UFOs: The Hidden History’ lecture in San Marcos, TexasOctober 2nd, 2004
Robert Hastings believes the truth is out there – and what he knows of it, he’s willing to share.
Odd lights seen over Marshfield, WisconsinOctober 2nd, 2004
In the past two weeks, Marshfield-area residents have reported unusual lights and objects in the night sky, some accompanied by what looked like fighter jets.
Kyoto Is Saved Again — But Will It Save the Earth?October 1st, 2004
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to ask parliament to ratify the Kyoto Protocol should belatedly allow the anti-global-warming treaty to come into force, but it’s far from saving the climate.
Information, PleaseOctober 1st, 2004
Betting on whether data disappear down black holes