Archive for March, 2005 : US Increases Child Malnutrition in IraqMarch 31st, 2005
The percentage of Iraqi children under age five who suffered acute malnutrition nearly doubled from early 2003 to the end of 2004, according to the UN’s expert on malnutrition.
Atkins Sued for Health DamageMarch 31st, 2005
At a hearing on Tuesday, a Florida judge ordered diet company Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. to hand over documents pertaining to the firm’s marketing strategy. The order came as part of a lawsuit against the company, brought by a former dieter who claims the popular Atkins low-carbohydrate regimen caused him serious health problems.
Sea Shepherd Crew Attacked and ArrestedMarch 31st, 2005
Sea Shepherd crew members have been attacked and arrested for their efforts to document the criminal slaughter of baby seals in Canada.
Raw Food Vegans Slim & HealthyMarch 31st, 2005
A new study shows that people with a raw vegan diet are slim, healthy and have surprisingly robust bones, disproving the fraudulent claims made by the corrupt USDA, meat and dairy industries.
Another Mystery Of The DesertMarch 31st, 2005
Why does the Army need to expand its Dugway base on the Utah-Nevada border? Biological weapons? Aliens? You’ll never find out, that’s what!
Colorado Says Aliens Must Go!March 31st, 2005
Just north of the almost-Ghost Town of Hooper in Colorado’s beautiful and weird San Luis Valley, there’s a truly oddball roadside attraction known as the UFO Watchtower. Local rancher Judy Messoline opened the elevated viewing platform (and the required gift shop full of Flying Saucer trinkets & gewgaws) to capitalize on the valley’s long history of bizarre aerial phenomena and the wave of UFO-conspiracy teevee shows in the 1990s.
The Pope’s ContradictionsMarch 30th, 2005
Even for many Catholics, this pope at the end of his physical strength, refusing to relinquish his power, is the symbol of a fraudulent church that has calcified and become senile behind its glittering façade.
U.N. Study: Earth’s Health Rapidly DeterioratingMarch 30th, 2005
Growing populations and expanding economic activity have strained the planet’s ecosystems over the past half century, a trend that threatens international efforts to combat poverty and disease, a U.N.-sponsored study of the Earth’s health warned on Wednesday.
US Corruption Extends to Global BanksMarch 29th, 2005
The U.S. government’s oversight of whistleblower protection policies at some of the world’s most influential financial powerhouses is inadequate to protect those who risk their careers by calling attention to corruption and irregularities, a leading watchdog group said Tuesday.
Most Ecosystems Threatened, Major Report SaysMarch 29th, 2005
As many as 60 percent of life-supporting ecosystems are being degraded, says a major new report released Wednesday.
Bush Shows No Remorse for Fake NewscastsMarch 29th, 2005
Despite a rising chorus of condemnation from journalists and media critics, the George W. Bush administration shows no signs of abandoning its distribution of taxpayer-funded “news” to U.S. newspapers, radio and television stations.
US Tortured & Killed Detainees in Mosul AlsoMarch 28th, 2005
A U.S. officer investigating abuse in Iraq concluded that Iraqi prisoners were “systematically and intentionally mistreated” at a military base in Mosul.
Haslam strokes spirited comebackMarch 28th, 2005
Musician, painter & UFO experiencer Annie Haslam is inspired by a muse “either deep inside of me, from the universe or from deep inside the Earth.”
Was Einstein a Space Alien?March 28th, 2005
In 1905, at the age of 26 and four years before he was able to get a job as a professor of physics, Einstein published five of the most important papers in the history of science–all written in his “spare time.”
Greer Speaks Out on the ABC UFO SpecialMarch 28th, 2005
As the designated UFO zealot, Steven Greer speaks out about the Peter Jennings UFO special that failed to disclose anything. Like, Duhh. Why would ABC do anything else?
US-NAZI Probe ExtendedMarch 28th, 2005
After nearly 60 years of waiting for the truth, more documents on U.S. cooperation with war criminals will finally be declassified, including recently disclosed materials on the SS.
Lobbyists Stop NM Food Safety BillMarch 27th, 2005
A battle for food safety was recently lost in New Mexico when a bill that had passed both houses was shelved by a Minority Leader under pressure from corporate thugs.
Bhutan unveils new constitutionMarch 27th, 2005
The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has unveiled a new constitution that will transform the absolute monarchy into a two-party democratic system.
Taiwanese hold massive protest against ChinaMarch 27th, 2005
In one of the largest demonstrations in Taiwan’s history, about a million people marched through the capital on Saturday to protest a new Chinese law that authorizes an attack on the island if it moves toward formal independence.
Women Burn Genetically Engineered SeedsMarch 27th, 2005
In India more than 3000 women made a bonfire of hybrid and genetically modified seeds of cotton and other crops – calling it the launch of a seed satyagrah…
Israel = Sex Slave NationMarch 26th, 2005
Israel continues to acknowledge that thousands of foreign women are smuggled into Israel and sold into prostitution, yet does little about it.
Haida Nation Fights for Old Growth TreesMarch 26th, 2005
The Haida Nation has set up a number of blockades around the Queen Charlotte Islands to protest the transfer of Weyerhaeuser’s tree-farm licence to Brascan, complaining it wasn’t properly consulted by British Columbia (B.C.) provincial government.
People Power: An Interview With David SolnitMarch 26th, 2005
A direct-action organizer talks about waging common-sense social revolution.
Too Cruel for SchoolMarch 26th, 2005
The infamous School of the Americas is still in business, albeit with a new name. And you can still get thrown in jail for protesting there.
Electric Bullet Maker Hires Dr. DeathMarch 26th, 2005
The maker of an electric bullet has recently hired four men with ties to military intelligence, torture, mind control and the pharmaceutical industry. What are they up to?
Kyrgyzstan Protests Topple GovernmentMarch 26th, 2005
Opposition protestors in Kyrgyzstan took over the presidential compound and other government buildings yesterday, effectively bringing President Askar Akayev’s government to collapse.
Iowa Basic Testing for the NSA?March 26th, 2005
Is the testing done in public schools designed to identify those most suitable for later employment with the National Security Agency?
Bush decries border projectMarch 25th, 2005
Citizen’s helping to secure the border is a big threat to the criminals in Washington who profit off of the drugs, slave labor and others that they smuggle across.
Farmers Sold Illegal Biotech CornMarch 24th, 2005
An agro-chemical company admitted it sold an experimental genetically engineered corn to farmers that was never approved by U.S. regulators.
Privatization, Corruption Mar Iraq’s RecoveryMarch 23rd, 2005
$200 Billion spent and 2 years later Iraq is still a mess with many stil having no running water or power and 48% unemployment. Most of the money ‘reconstruction’ has gone into the pockets of US criminal corporations.
US Abused Reuters ReportersMarch 23rd, 2005
In a letter to Reuters, the Pentagon says it will not reopen an investigation into the case of three unembedded Iraqi journalists who say US soldiers tortured and sexually abused them while they were working for the London-based news service last year.
Plant study shakes laws of genetic inheritanceMarch 23rd, 2005
In a startling discovery, geneticists at Purdue University say they have found plants that possess a corrected version of a defective gene inherited from both their parents, as if some handy backup copy with the right version had been made in the grandparents’ generation or earlier.
Sandinista Official Says U.S. Is MeddlingMarch 23rd, 2005
Two decades after the United States backed a civil war against Nicaragua’s leftist Sandinista government, a top Sandinista official said Tuesday Washington is meddling again, leveling accusations against party leader Daniel Ortega to try to prevent him from returning to the presidency.
UFO Sightings by AstronautsMarch 23rd, 2005
UFO sightings by various astronauts.
UFO captured on film hovering in Australia cityMarch 23rd, 2005
Recent black triangle sightings in Australia.
The end for GM crops: British trial confirms threatMarch 23rd, 2005
Yet another nail was hammered into the coffin of the GM food industry in Britain yesterday when the final trial of a four-year series of experiments found, once more, that genetically modified crops can be harmful to wildlife.
Florida Child Killer Linked to Bush Crime FamilyMarch 22nd, 2005
The web of evil continues to unravel.
Secret US Plans For Iraq’s OilMarch 22nd, 2005
In an explosive new report, investigative journalist Greg Palast charges that President Bush was planning to invade Iraq before the September 11th attacks and was considering two very different plans about what to do with Iraq’s oil.
Balistic Missle Shield or UFO Shield?March 22nd, 2005
Bush’s ballastic missile defense system doesn’t work and won’t deter attacks on the US. Other than bilking taxpayers out of Billions, what is the real purpose of the system?
13 things that do not make senseMarch 22nd, 2005
There is a lot that science can’t begin to explain and generally tends to ignore. Solving the mysteries might require accepting uncomfortable facts about our universe.
Determining if a UFO is terrestrial or extra-terrestrialMarch 22nd, 2005
Possible indications of a UFO’s terrestrial or extraterrestrial origin.
US Arms Race – Global Military DominationMarch 22nd, 2005
The Pentagon has released the summary of a top secret Pentagon document, which sketches America’s agenda for global military domination.
Death Squad Democracy: Inner DynamicsMarch 22nd, 2005
The resistance in Iraq hits its “tipping point” when Negro Ponte decided to use his trade mark Death Squads against the insurgents with imputiny. Aside from scattered incidents the freedom fighters are losing power as they are hunted down by masked Death Squad Shiite thugs.
Religion is ControlMarch 22nd, 2005
It is interesting that the only life form on earth that worships deities is also the most destructive to the planet.
Beef Association paid for anti-vegan ‘study’March 22nd, 2005
The truth about the bogus study cited by the USDA to slam a vegan diet is revealed – the study was paid for by the beef industry.
Lessons from my pig WinnieMarch 22nd, 2005
WHERE DO respect and dignity for life begin and end? This question was raised during a family vacation at the Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, N.Y. For the last four years, we have been sponsoring a pig that narrowly escaped someone’s outdoor barbecue.
Involve other stakeholders in GMO plan, govt. urgedMarch 21st, 2005
A network of about 40 civil society organisations working with smallholder farmers in Tanzania has cautioned the government against its plans to introduce genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the country.
EU states overruled on GMOsMarch 21st, 2005
Europe could see a series of new biotech foods quietly approved with no influence from EU governments if they cannot escape from years of deadlock over genetically modified (GMO) foods, green groups have warned.
Worldwide protests mark Iraq warMarch 21st, 2005
Protests have been taking place across the world marking two years since the start of the war in Iraq.
Biggest study of GMO finds damage to birds, beesMarch 21st, 2005
A new study is damning for GMOs even though it is watered down and limited in scope and grossly understates the real risks of GMOs on wildlife.
Giant Iceberg B-15A Edges Past Floating Ice PierMarch 20th, 2005
B-15A iceberg – the world’s largest floating object – is adrift once more after two months aground on a shallow seamount.
Refugee Chess Champ Offered New HomeMarch 19th, 2005
Political refugee Bobby Fischer may get a new home in Iceland after sitting in jail in Japan since last July awaiting extradition to the US. His heinous crime – playing chess in Yugoslavia when Daddy Bush didn’t like it.
Controversy Around “Hobbit” PeopleMarch 19th, 2005
EVIDENCE is mounting that the Hobbit is a new human species and one of the most significant finds in the past 100 years.
Americans kidnap Iraqi children for shieldsMarch 19th, 2005
US soldiers kidnap children in Iraq and then strap them to their tanks and armored vehicles to fend off attacks while on patrol in areas controlled by Iraqi freedom fighters.
Former Arms Inspector Says Get Ready for DraftMarch 19th, 2005
The Evil Empire needs more troops. Unless more poor hispanics sign in exchange for a green card, the draft is inevitable.
The Bully Gets MeanerMarch 19th, 2005
The US has formally included in key strategic plans provisions for launching preemptive strikes against nations thought to pose a threat. Translated into reality, the US will attack countries that stand up to it or which have something that it wants, such as oil or a pipeline route to oil.
Navy Sonar Affects WhalesMarch 19th, 2005
Sonar pulsing from a Navy guided-missile destroyer during training exercises near the San Juan Islands two years ago was likely loud enough to send killer whales fleeing, according to a recent report from the National Marine Fisheries Service.
White House Child Porn Photographer ArrestedMarch 19th, 2005
Photographer Russell E. “Rusty” Nelson was recently arrested after journalist Hunter Thompson reportedly committed suicide.
Global warming is inevitableMarch 19th, 2005
Even if people stopped pumping out carbon dioxide and other pollutants tomorrow, global warming would still get worse, two teams of researchers reported on Thursday.
The Age of Missing InformationMarch 19th, 2005
The Bush administration’s campaign against openness.
Opposition to Wolfowitz Gathers SteamMarch 19th, 2005
Several groups from the anti-corporate globalisation movement are joining forces to drum up opposition to the nomination of Paul Wolfowitz, a neo-conservative Pentagon official close to Pres. George W. Bush, to the highest post in the World Bank.
Argentine President Stands up to VaticanMarch 19th, 2005
In a decision running counter to the position taken by the Vatican, Argentine President Néstor Kirchner on Friday sacked the country’s military bishop.
No Child Left Unrecruited: Protect Students From Military RecruitersMarch 18th, 2005
Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA) who is backing a bill that would make it easier for parents to block military recruiters from gaining access to their high school-aged children. The bill seeks to amend a provision of the No Child Left Behind Act that requires school districts to provide the Pentagon the names, addresses and phone numbers of every student in the school.
Over 725 Protests Planned for March 19March 18th, 2005
More than 725 anti-war protests and events are scheduled across the country on March 19th to mark the second anniversary of the invasion Iraq.
Interrogators for HireMarch 17th, 2005
Just an hour north of the Mexican border, at the base of the cloud-capped Huachuca Mountains, sits a military base with a long history of covert military action.
An Interrogator Speaks OutMarch 17th, 2005
The torture and mistreatment of people at the hands of the US is often done by private contractors trained by the military.
Is Iraq Becoming the World’s Biggest Cash Cow?March 17th, 2005
Not only did the US loot the Iraqi treasury, steal their cash frozen in foreign accounts and rob oil revenues, Bush buddies have been making off with Billions of US taxpayer’s money meant for reconstruction.
Less Energy Therapy is MoreMarch 14th, 2005
Tiny fields of energy can have big effects on cells.
Invention Turns Waste into FertilizerMarch 14th, 2005
Four years in the making, the Tempest is a portable system mounted to a truck. It removes moisture from waste using air traveling up to 700 miles per hour.
Bt Corn & Chainsaws Vanishing Monarch ButterfliesMarch 14th, 2005
Thanks to genetically engineeered corn and deforestation in Mexico, the Monarch butterfly is rapidly disappearing.
Why it is hard to share the wealthMarch 14th, 2005
In 1979, the top 1% of the US population earned, on average, 33.1 times as much as the lowest 20%. In 2000, this multiplier had grown to 88.5.
State Propaganda: How the Feds Feed us CrapMarch 14th, 2005
Federal agencies have been producing hundreds of pre-packaged TV segments that have been broadcast on local stations as ‘real’ news.
War Protestors Face 6 Years in Prison from FedsMarch 14th, 2005
Four activists who poured their blood on a military recruiting station two years ago were exhonerated of any crimes by a local court. Now the feds have charged them with felonies.
Fear and Bureaucratic Loathing in CanadaMarch 13th, 2005
In order to prevent the world from seeing it’s atrocities against seals, the Canadian govt. has prevented Sea Shepherd’s ship from entering the kill zone.
At 85, factory worker still setting the paceMarch 13th, 2005
Arline Ruhs is 85 years old, shows no interest in retiring and her boss can’t even get her to take time off.
Europeans Investigate CIA Role in AbductionsMarch 13th, 2005
Italians are investigating whether the CIA might have kidnapped a muslim cleric in Milan, Italy in 2003.
Bright streaking light seen in Western skyMarch 13th, 2005
Dozens of residents in the Pacific Northwest reported seeing a bright streak of light as it flashed across the sky, startling witnesses from southern Oregon to the Seattle area.
Nuclear Weapons PrivatizationMarch 13th, 2005
The globalist corporations behind Bush are busy taking over the nuclear weapons industry. Do you really want the Carlyle Group building it’s own nukes?
Do You Believe in ConspiraciesMarch 12th, 2005
There is a widespread attitude that conspiracy theories are a symptom of a paranoid mind. Yet, conspiracies abound and are widely accepted by many.
Plant-based Diet Reduces CancerMarch 12th, 2005
Three new studies published in the journal of the American Medical Association are proving the benefit of a plant-based diet in greatly reducing the risk of cancer.
Stop GM From Destroying Electric CarsMarch 12th, 2005
“Baywatch” actress Alexandra Paul and other enthusiasts hope their 24-hour presence at a GM facility in Burbank will change the firm’s decision to scrap the last of its electric cars.
Kucinich to Introduce GE Food BillsMarch 11th, 2005
Dennis Kucinich will be introducing new bills related to genetically engineered food. Your help is needed to counter the influence of the agro-chemical industries.
Why Can’t Psychic Spies Find Osama Bin Laden?March 10th, 2005
If remote viewing works as well as the data suggests, why hasn’t it been used to find arch enemy #1?
Evil Empire – 1, Vietnam Victims of Agent Orange – 0March 10th, 2005
A US federal court in New York has dismissed a legal action brought by Vietnamese plaintiffs over the use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.
Secrets Of Whales’ Long-distance Songs UnveiledMarch 10th, 2005
Why do whales in the North Atlantic Ocean seem to be moving together and coherently? What is impelling them forward. How do they communicate with each other, seemingly over thousands of miles of ocean? And how can this acoustical habitat be protected?
Students Charged With Felonies For Peaceful ProtestMarch 10th, 2005
Three students were arrested and charged with felonies for chanting anti-war slogans.
The Lowdown on ‘Energy Efficient Mortgages’March 9th, 2005
A movement is afoot among real estate lenders to offer special mortgages and other incentives designed to reward energy efficiency and green-friendly building and restoration.
Force Fed Birds Act in Illinois SenateMarch 9th, 2005
The horrific force feeding of geese for “foie gras” may be banned in Illinois as it has been in California and several European countries.
Eyeballing Fascist Goon John BoltonMarch 9th, 2005
John Bolton is Bush’s choice for Ambassador to the UN, even though he claims “There is no United Nations”, fiercly opposed the world criminal court and believes that Cuba manufactures biological weapons.
China Raises Environmental Bar for Heavy IndustryMarch 9th, 2005
In an attempt to slow it’s economy China may actually benefit the environment by imposing tougher controls on new factories.
10 Arrested in Demonstration to Save OR ForestMarch 8th, 2005
Loggers began chopping down trees inside a wildfire-ravaged old-growth forest after authorities hauled away environmentalists trying to block the logging from taking place.
Scientists probe NW underwater quakesMarch 8th, 2005
U.S. scientists from the University of Washington sent a research vessel over the weekend after seismic equipment detected nearly 3,800 small quakes in an area known as the Endeavour Hot Vents on Thursday.
Experts uncover ancient Mayan remainsMarch 8th, 2005
Scientists working at the Copan archaeological site in western Honduras said Sunday they have unearthed the 1,450-year-old remains of 69 people, as well as 30 previously undiscovered ancient Mayan buildings.
Art Bell’s credibility continues to spiral downwardsMarch 8th, 2005
On Saturday, March 5th, 2005 I called Art Bell’s Coast to Coast AM late-night radio talk-radio program – at least 50 times. I got through to Art once, at approximately 1:45 am. I had quite a few talking points I wanted Art’s guest to address…
The Human Rights Record of the USA in 2004March 8th, 2005
It is quite ironic that the US once again posed as the “the world human rights police” and recently released its Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2004 while totally ignoring it’s own gross violations of human rights and crimes against humanity.
CODEX – End to health freedom – ACT NOW!March 7th, 2005
The future of dietary supplements may be determined by what happens this summer. Not just one, but many different yet related matters are all coming to a head within the next the next eight months.
Blessed Are the DumbMarch 7th, 2005
Blessed is the state that hides its most egregious crimes behind the smokescreen of incompetance. Consider the attempted assassination of Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena.
Proving the Patient-Doctor Brain Bond, TelepathicallyMarch 7th, 2005
Leanna Standish, ND, Ph.D., a neuroscientist at Bastyr University in Seattle, calls the phenomenon “distant neural signaling.” She agrees it sounds kind of whacky, and she can’t explain why it works with some people and not others, but after several experiments, she’s convinced the phenomenon is real.
Fear & Self-Loathing in AmericaMarch 7th, 2005
Reporting the uncomfortable sins of a nation is a responsibility and a very dangerous job. That is why some reporters meet the fate of Thompson, Webb, Hatfield and the countless others.
English Farmers to get paid to look after the environmentMarch 7th, 2005
English farmers are to receive subsidies for cultivating land with environmentally friendly practices. Organic farmers will receive more than chemical farmers.
China lashes out at U.S. on human rightsMarch 7th, 2005
China issued a tit-for-tat report card Thursday on human rights in the United States that lambasted the Pentagon for “wanton slaughters” abroad, belittled American elections as awash in special-interest cash and accused U.S. courts of deep-seated racial bias.
Sibel Edmonds’ 2005 Spring OffensiveMarch 7th, 2005
With Sibel Edmonds once again in the news, and with media interest in her case increasing, it’s worth speculating about her knowledge by attempting to connect some of the many dots found in a public record that stretches back into the Ford Administration.
Jury sworn in for Irish war protesters’ trialMarch 7th, 2005
A jury was sworn in today for the trial of five anti-war protesters who demonstrated for peace at Shannon Airport February 3rd. They face up to 10 years in prison and have already spent between 4 and 11 week in Limerick prison. US soldiers who torture and murder innocent Iraqis are usually promoted or given a slap on the wrist at worst.
US Attack on Italian JournalistMarch 7th, 2005
Last Friday, U.S. soldiers in Iraq shot at the car of Italian journalist – Giuliana Sgrena – killing an Italian intelligence agent and wounding three others. Not the first journalist attacked, the case highlights the US war on truth.
Much ado about nothing-Ward ChurchillMarch 7th, 2005
Is Ward Churchill who he claims to be?
The Ultimate War Crime: Destroying AgricultureMarch 6th, 2005
“As part of sweeping “economic restructuring” implemented by the Bush Administration in Iraq, Iraqi farmers will no longer be permitted to save their seeds, which include seeds the Iraqis themselves have developed over hundreds of years. Instead, they will be forced to buy seeds from US corporations.
Woman to Run for Egyptian PresidencyMarch 6th, 2005
Under public pressure the Dictator of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, has called on parliament to change the constitution to allow opposition candidates to run for president. Famed Egyptian psychiatrist, author & advocate of equality, Nawal El Saadawi has decided to run for President.
Salvadoran Victims Denied Justice, AgainMarch 6th, 2005
America proves again that war criminals & terrorists are our most loved and protected. Salvadoran Generals guilty of the most heinous crimes againt humanity under direction of the CIA had a $54 million judgement against them reversed by a federal appeals court.
48 VT Towns Vote Against War on the People of IraqMarch 6th, 2005
In Vermont, 48 town meetings voted to condemn the war on the people of Iraq and to call on political leaders to bring home the state’s National Guard.
Stop Drug Rice in MissouriMarch 2nd, 2005
Foiled in California, Ventria is now attempting to plant their dangerous GMO drug rice in Missouri. Act now to prevent rice from being contaminated with hazardous GMOs.
Encouragement from a Conscientious ObjectorMarch 1st, 2005
“America, love it or leave it.” That’s what a lot of us resisters and conscientious objectors heard back in the sixties and seventies. I was one of the ones who took the advice literally. The United States seemed like a foreign country to me then, and it still does now.
US Field Manual FM 30-31B Fake or RealMarch 1st, 2005
We recently published an article regarding a secret US Field Manual that the CIA claims is a forgery. Consider the facts and decide for yourself.
It’s Called TortureMarch 1st, 2005
How can Bush lecture other countries on democracy and freedom when his own regime kidnaps innocent people and tortures them in violation of US and international law?