Archive for December, 2008 : Remembering OdettaDecember 30th, 2008
Considered the “Queen of American Folk Music,” Odetta introduced audiences worldwide to American roots music and especially African American folk, blues and gospel.
Texaco Toxic Past Haunts Chevron as Judgment LoomsDecember 30th, 2008
Now that Ecuador has a real government, justice may be possible against Texaco for its massive destruction of the environment.
Holiday Sales Drop to Force BankruptciesDecember 29th, 2008
U.S. retailers face a wave of store closings, bankruptcies and takeovers starting next month as holiday sales are shaping up to be the worst in 40 years.
Obama Supports Israel AttacksDecember 29th, 2008
Israeli puppet Barack Obama has made it apparent that he fully supports Israel’s attack on Gaza.
US Apocalypse in 2010, Scholar PredictsDecember 29th, 2008
A former KGB analyst and Russian academic predicts a civil war in the United States which will lead to the eventual fall of the country.
Iran Proposes Muslim War On IsraelDecember 29th, 2008
A senior Iranian commander has floated the idea that the time has come for Muslims to militarily stop Israel’s offensive on Gaza.
Iran Asks ICC to Issue Arrest Warrants for Israeli LeadersDecember 29th, 2008
Iran is asking the International Criminal Court to issue arrest warrants for Israeli leaders for their war crimes and crimes against humanity.
EarthSave Offers Free Educational ToolsDecember 28th, 2008
You can help make the world a better place by educating yourself and others. Download free stuff from EarthSave.org
Citizens Detained for Taking Ash Spill PhotographsDecember 28th, 2008
Two environmental activists were detained for merely photographing the site of last weeks ash spill.
Madoff’s Money Trail Leads to WashingtonDecember 28th, 2008
How Washington aided and abetted Madoff’s great heist.
Diet Drinks Make You Fat and StressedDecember 28th, 2008
Diet sodas contain toxins that cause obesity and a wide range of mental and physical health problems.
Eartha Kitt: An Anti-War PatriotDecember 28th, 2008
One of America’s most courageous heroines has left the building – Eartha Kitt.
US Veto Blocks UN Israel ResolutionDecember 28th, 2008
Once again, the UN Security Council has been unable to force an end to Israeli attacks against Gaza due to the intervention of the United States, making the US responsible for the bloodshed.
More People Using LibrariesDecember 28th, 2008
Less cash for consumption means more people doing the right thing by using their local library.
Lilians January NewsletterDecember 28th, 2008
Hear the latest from the Person of High Strangeness with Lilian’s January newsletter.
UK Becomes a Police StateDecember 27th, 2008
The UK has gradually become a fascist police state. Its latest weapon against free thought are secret gag orders. Which country is next?
Cuban 5 Case to go to Supreme CourtDecember 27th, 2008
The appeal of the Cuban Five, the anti-terrorist investigators held as political prisoners in the US, is to be brought before the Supreme Court before January 30.
Fairpoint Pledges to Violate Net NeutralityDecember 27th, 2008
If you are one of the Verizon customers spun-off to Fairpoint you should look for a new ISP.
Israel Kills 210 in Gaza AttacksDecember 27th, 2008
Mad-dog Israel has stepped up its genocide against Palestinians and killed another 210 civilians in Gaza.
Israel in Control of US Intelligence OversightDecember 27th, 2008
Israeli mind-control puppet Dianne Feinstein has been given control of the Senate Committee on Intelligence.
Sea Shepherd Protects WhalesDecember 26th, 2008
Sea Shepherd is protecting whales from illegal attempts by the Japanese to kill them.
U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Project Moves ForwardDecember 26th, 2008
A plan to build the United States’ first offshore wind has received approval from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.
Genetic Engineering at HomeDecember 26th, 2008
Using homemade lab equipment and the wealth of scientific knowledge available online, hobbyists are trying to create new life forms through genetic engineering.
Iranian Aid Ship To Break Israeli SiegeDecember 26th, 2008
Iran is preparing to send an aid ship to the Gaza Strip in defiance of the blockage by Israel.
German Spy Chief Threatens WikileaksDecember 24th, 2008
The head of the BND (Bundesnachrichtendienst), Germany’s equivalent to the CIA, has threatened Wikileaks with “immediate criminal prosecution” if it does not remove all “files or reports related to the BND”.
German Intel, CIA Behind Balkans Conflicts?December 24th, 2008
Conflict in the Balkans has been orchestrated by US and European intelligence agencies and criminal cartels.
British Foreign Secretary: Al Qaeda CIA InventionDecember 24th, 2008
Former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook says: The truth is, there is no Islamic army or terrorist group called Al Qaida. And any informed intelligence officer knows this.
Recalling Cold War Days of Innovation and UFOsDecember 24th, 2008
81 year old Donald Rizer recalls his years spent chasing UFOs for the Air Force.
India Threatens Pakistan With Deadline for War?December 24th, 2008
A newspaper claims that India has given Pakistan a deadline of December 26th to crack down on terrorist or face attacks.
US to Spend $14B on 8 New SubsDecember 24th, 2008
The Navy will spend taxpayers money on advanced new submarines.
Chocolate, Wine And Tea Improve Brain PerformanceDecember 24th, 2008
Flavonoids found in tea, chocolate and wine have been shown to increase cognitive performance, when consumed in moderation.
Bolivia Reigns Over IlliteracyDecember 23rd, 2008
Bolivian President Evo Morales has declared his country the third in Latin America to be free of illiteracy.
“Wall of Violence ” on Mexico’s Southern BorderDecember 23rd, 2008
The North American Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) ensures that about 80% of immigrants from Central America are victims of violence before they can pass through Southern Mexico.
Japanese Town That Kicked the Oil HabitDecember 23rd, 2008
The town of Kuzumaki generates all its power from biomass, wind and the sun and sells the excess power to its neighbors.
Patent Issued for New Energy Storage DeviceDecember 22nd, 2008
Electric cars may or may not get a boost from the issuing of a new patent on a capacitor-based storage device. If the battery actually works it could mean greatly improved energy storage for electric cars.
Australia Tightens Grip on InternetDecember 22nd, 2008
Like the US, UK and Europe, Australia is slowly turning into a totalitarian police-state. Their latest move is to block Internet peer-to-peer file sharing.
Texas Kidnapping Attempt = Child Abduction Ring?December 20th, 2008
A little over two years ago, cops in Galveston, Texas attempted to kidnap a girl in her front yard. The case brings to light a possible child kidnapping ring.
Ecuador Rejects Debt BondageDecember 20th, 2008
One way small countries are kept under control is to force them to accept huge amounts of debt. Ecuador has stopped servicing some of the debt forced on it so it can spend money on the well-being of its people.
US to Expand War Against AfghanistanDecember 20th, 2008
The US has claimed it will expand its illegal war against the people of Afghanistan. Why?
LEDs And Smart Lighting Could Save TrillionsDecember 20th, 2008
Smart LED lighting could lead to a revolution in the way we illuminate our world and save enormous amounts of energy.
Unresolved Trauma Alters Brain FunctionDecember 20th, 2008
Suppressed trauma tends to leak out in some people and cause a wide range of phsyciatric problems. New research shows how.
More Submarine Fiber Cables CutDecember 19th, 2008
More submarine fiber optic cables serving the Middle East and Asia have been cut – likely by the CIA to install intercept devices as was done earlier this year when numerous submarine cables were mysteriously cut.
Meddling in Interior Dept. ActionsDecember 16th, 2008
A new report confirms what scientists have been saying since Bush stole the vote – US Federal agencies interfered with scientific work in order to limit protections for species at risk of becoming extinct.
Diesel Made Simply From Coffee GroundsDecember 16th, 2008
Scientists at the University of Nevada have made diesel fuel from used coffee grounds using a simple process.
China Produces Electric Hybrid CarDecember 16th, 2008
A Chinese company is now selling what buyers and the environment need but other manufacturers have refused to make – an efficient plug-in electric car with gasoline backup.
Swiss Watch Found in 400-Year-Old TombDecember 16th, 2008
Archeologists in China are baffled after finding a tiny Swiss watch in a 400-year-old tomb.
Ron Paul Warns Against BailoutsDecember 15th, 2008
Congressman Ron Paul warn that the government bailout (looting) plan for US corporations will “literally destroy the dollar.”
Genocide George Gets the ShoeDecember 14th, 2008
George Bush had a shoe thrown at him at his recent appearance of the signing of the colonization agreement in Iraq.
Is Bernie Madoff Jewish? Very. Oy.December 13th, 2008
What few people want to acknowledge is that the central characters in the investment banker frauds currently bringing down the world’s economy are almost all Jewish, including Madoff.
US Nanotech Safety Policy InadequateDecember 13th, 2008
Experts have called the US plan to ensure the safety of nano-technology “woefully inadequate”
Fish Expert Tries to Save the Last SawfishDecember 13th, 2008
The unique Sawfish once swam in bays, lagoons and rivers from New York to the Rio Grande but now only exists in South Florida.
Halliburton Supplied Rotten FoodDecember 12th, 2008
Who needs foreign enemies when we have criminals like Halliburton to prey upon us?
Fed Refuses to Reveal Recipients of $2 TrillionDecember 12th, 2008
The Federal Reserve has refused to reveal who it gave $2 trillion in tax-payer money to. It is likely that trillions more will be given away secretly.
Harper Sets Record Straight on Jersey Abuse CaseDecember 11th, 2008
Former Jersey police investigator Lenny Harper defends his investagation and exposes the coverup of the Haut de la Garenne abuse case.
LIBERIA: The Women Who Ended a WarDecember 11th, 2008
As women in Africa have discovered, thoughts have power and focused intent by a group has even more power to manifest events.
Images Read From Human BrainDecember 11th, 2008
Japanese scientists claim to have processed and displayed optically received images directly from the human brain
Iran Blasts Western Support for TerrorismDecember 11th, 2008
Western countries have used the ‘war on terror’ as a guise to achieve their own political aims while pursuing a double standard policy on the issue.
Obama Will Nuke Iran if Israel NukedDecember 11th, 2008
Obama is proving his loyalty to Israel and will continue America’s unconditional support despite the heavy cost to the US.
EPA Engages in Pointless PRDecember 11th, 2008
The US EPA has posted its ‘most wanted’ list of environmental criminals yet didn’t list itself, one of the worst offenders.
High Fat Diet Causes Memory LossDecember 11th, 2008
Eating meals high in fat can trigger and worsen memory decline.
World Bank Forced Hunger on Poor CountriesDecember 10th, 2008
Poor countries that wanted loans from the World Bank were forced to destroy their food security programs prior to getting any money.
China Gets Cuba Oil & Gas DealDecember 10th, 2008
China National Petroleum Corporation will be developing Cuba’s substantial oil & gas fields instead of US companies.
Canada’s Attacks Against Sea Shepherd ContinueDecember 9th, 2008
Canada’s infantile war against Sea Shepherd continues with the Canadian Government’s recent demands that Captain Paul Watson resign from the organization.
Juarez Murders – US-Mexican ‘Military Cartel’December 9th, 2008
Could the drug violence in Mexico be orchestrated by the US & Mexican governments to further militarize both countries in preparation for the North American Union?
Liberals Voice Concerns About ObamaDecember 8th, 2008
As Obama gets closer to inauguration he moves farther away from his campaign promises and the people who elected him.
Blackwater Goons Finally ChargedDecember 8th, 2008
5 Blackwater thugs have been charged with the murder of 17 Iraqis in 2007.
Sea Shepherd Undeterred by Japanese ThreatsDecember 8th, 2008
The Japanese govt. has threatened to kidnap Sea Shepherd crew members if they disrupt its illegal whale slaughter.
Good Americans Labeled as TerroristsDecember 8th, 2008
Maryland state police spied on activists and labeled many as terrorists for simply being good Americans. Other states and the FBI are doing the same thing.
US Food Aid Policy Needs Make-OverDecember 8th, 2008
US aid policy creates many African famines by supplying only US produced food and undermining African farmers.
Homes with No People, People with No HomesDecember 8th, 2008
Homeless people are moving into empty houses. In some cases, local governments help them do it.
CIA & Saudis Behind Terrorism in IranDecember 8th, 2008
Evidence suggests that terrorist activities in Iran are carried out by Saudi Arabia on behalf of the CIA-Israel.
CIA Torture Flights Scandal ContinuesDecember 6th, 2008
Portuguese European Parliament member Ana Gomes wants those responsible for approving CIA torture flights through EU airspace held accountable.
Personal Crusades for Nature in Latin AmericaDecember 6th, 2008
Individuals can make a big difference in protecting the environment and activists in many Latin American countries are shining beacons of the “right stuff”.
Sea Shepherd Heads South to Defend the WhalesDecember 6th, 2008
The vegan Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ship Steve Irwin departed Australia with an international volunteer crew of 48 to try and stop the illegal slaughter of whales by the Japanese.
Bolivarian BravadoDecember 6th, 2008
The lower price of oil is taking the wind out of the socialist sails of Venezuela.
Obama Plans Largest Building Program Since 1950sDecember 6th, 2008
Obama says he’ll make the “single largest new investment” in roads, bridges and public buildings since the 50s. But where will the money come from?
Ancient Soils Solution to Global Warming?December 6th, 2008
Deep in the Amazon there is a vast stretch of ancient farmland buried under the forest that may hold a key to the future.
Bringing the Culture Back in AgricultureDecember 5th, 2008
What’s good for the soil is good for us and good for the planet.
Obama’s War CabinetDecember 5th, 2008
Obama has done his Israeli and war industry masters proud.
Canada Tar Sands = Unimaginable InsanityDecember 3rd, 2008
Canada’s tar sands project is the greatest environmental disaster every conceived and must be stopped now.
Obama and the JewsDecember 3rd, 2008
A Jewish writer’s indepth and eye-opeing account of how powerful Jews helped get Obama elected and why.
Cluster Bomb Ban Finally SignedDecember 3rd, 2008
Less evil governments around the world started signing an international convention banning the production of cluster bombs. The evil govt.s in US, Israel, China, Russia, India and Pakistan refuse to ban the weapons.
Meditation Treatment Beats DepressionDecember 3rd, 2008
A new study shows that meditation is much more effective than drugs in eliminating depression.
Cost-Conscious Companies Buy Open-Source SoftwareDecember 2nd, 2008
As the recession puts pressure on spending, many companies are turning to open-source software to save money and increase efficiency.
EU to Remotely Search Computer Hard DrivesDecember 2nd, 2008
Europol has announced that it will start remotely searching the hard drives of computer users suspected of cyber crime. It isn’t saying how it will gain access to the computers.
Credit Card Companies to Speed up DepressionDecember 1st, 2008
After supposedly being given hundreds of billions in cash at 1% or 0% interest to provide liquidity, credit card companies may reduce their customer’s credit, cancel accounts and stop issuing new cards. They have already started raising the already high interest rates charged their customers.
Anti-Pedo Rabbi Under AttackDecember 1st, 2008
A Brooklyn Rabbi who speaks out on the rampant child molestation in the Orthodox Jewish community has come under continued attacks by Jews.
Pentagon Reveals Domestic MilitarizationDecember 1st, 2008
The military plans to illegally unleash at least 20,000 more soldiers onto US soil to support martial law and the targeting of US citizens.
Russian Military Works-Out in America’s Front YardDecember 1st, 2008
Russian and Venezuelan naval ships are in joint exercises in the Caribbean to demonstrate that America is not the world’s ruler.