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Washington Wants Its Big Lying Machine Revved Up - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2015 11:34AM
The Wars - by Ted Rudow III, MA
The war has, directly or indirectly, killed around one million people in Iraq, 220,000 in Afghanistan and 80,000 in Pakistan. Not included in this figure are further war zones such as Yemen. The figure is approximately 10 times greater than that of which the public, experts and decision makers are aware. ... And this is only a conservative estimate. The true tally, they add, could be more than two million.
Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:15PM
Endangered Gulf of Mexico Sea Turtles Splash into Jindal’s Presidential Bid - by Joanna Nasar
Conservation groups are taking a hard look at Gov. Bobby Jindal’s environmental record in advance of his expected campaign announcement in June. Turtle Island Restoration Network published an op-ed this week in the Houston Chronicle highlighting how Jindal has failed to protect the endangered sea turtles in his home state of Louisiana.
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:45AM
NJ Gov. Christie Claims Cannabis Legalization is "Blood Money" - by Clown Award Goes to Christie!
At a recent speech given in a drug treatment facility NJ Gov. C. Christie claims that legalization is "blood money" when in fact the opposite is true. This comedian who plans to run for Pres. in 2016 believes then that there is no blood money made in the illegal status of drugs that spurn the cartels and resulting violence of gang warfare? Am nominating NJ Gov. Chris Christie for the 2016 Cannabis Clown Award for making the most logically fallacious statement thus far in 2016!
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:29PM
Utah move on firing squads latest attempt to "fix" the unfixable - by Amnesty International
Utah’s decision to turn to the firing squad if it is unable to secure drugs for lethal injection is the latest attempt by a US state to keep alive a punishment that should have long ago been consigned to the history books, said Amnesty International om March 24.
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:24PM
Proposed Bill Major Step Forward for Preventing Fiery Oil Train Derailments - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— In response to the recent spate of fiery derailments that have highlighted the dangers posed by oil trains, Senators Maria Cantwell, (D-Wash.), Dianne Feinstein, (D-Calif.), Tammy Baldwin, (D-Wis.), and Patricia Murray, (D-Wash.), have proposed a bill that would remove the most dangerous tank cars from service, increase track inspections, and help to ensure that first responders have the equipment needed to respond to derailments.
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 12:51PM
Hypocritical and Hippocratic Economic Policy in Europe - by Andreas Botsch
The crisis is multilayered-a bank crisis, a crisis of wealth distribution and a misallocation of capital between long-term real investments and virtual financial investments, the latter without discernible social benefits...The frugal Schwabian housewife is not a suitable model for fiscal policy. The equation of public and private debt carrying-capacity is a classical fallacy from part to whole. What is right for individuals can be harmful for the whole... Politics should hold to empirical fa...
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:20AM
The Clinton Crime Family - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:45AM
New Report Links World's Most Commonly Used Herbicide to Cancer - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— A new report by the World Health Organization has linked the world’s most commonly used herbicides to cancer. Glyphosate — widely known as Roundup and marketed by Monsanto — has also been linked to the decline of many wildlife species, including the monarch butterfly. The WHO determined that glyphosate and two other insecticides, malathion and diazinon, are “probably carcinogenic to humans.”
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:49PM
Fight Back! News Activism - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:43PM
Ecuadorian Foreign Minisiter Calls America a Hemispheric Threat - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2015 12:02PM
Welfare state transformation: Convergence and the rise of the supply side model - by www.econstor.eu
"The 99%: Occupy Everywhere" is a free movie on www.hulu.com. Enjoy!
Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:32PM
Hawaii Green Sea Turtles Remain ‘Threatened’ Despite Petitioners Efforts to Delist - by Joanna Nasar
Climate Change, Development & Hawaii Longline Fishery Listed as Threats to Population
Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 2:53PM
Obama Administration's Weak New Fracking Rule Endangers Public Lands, Climate - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— Interior Secretary Sally Jewell today released a weak new rule for hydraulic fracturing on public lands that does little to reduce fracking pollution’s dangerous contribution to global warming and damage to America’s air, water and wildlife.
Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:44AM
Expand the illegal West Bank - by Ted Rudow III, MA
Netanyahu closed out his campaign with a vow to oppose a Palestinian state, reneging on his nominal endorsement of a two-state solution in 2009. Netanyahu also vowed to expand the illegal West Bank settlements and issued a last-minute plea to supporters denouncing a high turnout of Arab voters.
Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 3:35PM
Misguided Border Security Bill Threatens Public Lands - by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz.— Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) today jointly introduced the “Arizona Borderlands Protection and Preservation Act” in the U.S. Congress. A press release from Sen. McCain’s office claims that the bill is necessary to grant border security personnel full access to federal lands along the Arizona-Mexico border, including national parks, wildlife refuges, forests and monuments.
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 5:33PM
Community Alert: PredPol Company and Involvement of Local Politicians - by Ladies_and_Gentlemen
Several local politician/community figure types have been involved in the formation, marketing, and ongoing operation of a local startup company called "PredPol". This company claims to make crime-predicting software which they want police departments across the country to buy. There are some who think they are just blatant prison-industrial complex profiteers abusing their political connections to become rich on the backs of the 99%. The real scoop on this has been censored in the loca...
Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:21AM
The brink of war - by Ted Rudow III, MA
Iran had the largest army and the largest armed forces in all the Mideast until they got rid of the Shah, but apparently they must still have plenty of it there. These little objections that the U.S. makes to some of the Israeli shenanigans are really almost ridiculous and amusing, that the U.S. does not agree or condemns or uses all kinds of diplomatic language to show disapproval.
Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 3:01PM
Juvenile Lifers in America Without Parole - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 12:34PM
The New York Times War on Truth Revisited - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 4:58AM