Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Nine killed in Finnish school shooting

‘Lone gunman’s’ rampage at a Finnish adult training college likely to prompt calls for stricter gun control

Voice of the White House September 22, 2008

Regarding Secretary Paulson’s ‘fiscal fix,’ writes a Beltway insider, recall the words of Patrick Henry. ‘Trust it not sir, it shall prove a snare and a delusion’

Who is Maurice Strong?

The New York Times hailed that man as the “Custodian of the Planet.” While The New Yorker declared that the “survival of civilisation” might depend on him. We look back on an earlier profile of Maurice Strong

Merkel Says Washington Helped Drag Europe into the Credit Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused the US government of contributing to the current global economic crisis. In particular she blamed Washington for resisting stricter regulation

McCain would preemptively strike Iran

The Republican presidential candidate says a military strike on Iran would be in order if was a ‘provable threat’. While his Democratic rival, Barack Obama, who appeared on the same show said he wouldn’t take any option off the table, including military

Media Cries Foul When County Stops Fluoridating Water

Channel 9 News simply did not mention that adding fluoride to water is a source of major controversy. Their point was to imply that people are being cheated out of the fluoride they deserve, and no doubt some will likely complain

When the gamblers bail out the casino

Think of America as a town with one casino, in which the only economic activity is gambling. Most people lose, but the casino keeps lending them more money to play. Eventually, of course, the casino must go bankrupt and with it the town and America

Spooked businessman flees ‘haunted’ mansion

A millionaire businessman claims the screams of ghosts forced his family to flee their mansion. “We were like the family in The Others”, says Anwar Rashid. “The ghosts didn’t want us to be there and we could not fight them because we couldn’t see them”

The Hammer and the Pendulum

It was endorsed by Einstein, who called for urgent research into its possibility. Since then however nothing has been done. But we may soon find out, because the ancient Maya may have seen it too, marking the “end of the 4th world”

EU warns Iran close to nuclear arms capacity

This partially confirms what this web site has long suspected: that Iran is actively engaged in developing a nuclear weapons capability. However, this needs to be seen in context: namely as a response to Israel’s regional nuclear hegemony

Rabbis Hail Ahmadinejad’s N.Y. Visit

While some Jewish groups protested Ahmadinejad’s arrival in New York to address the U.N. General Assembly, Rabbis from Neturei Karta International staged a counter demonstration to welcome him

How Long Before the Dominos Begin to Tumble?

Judgment is coming, writes Smoking Mirrors, it’s time to wake-up

Russia to equip Iran with ‘game changer’?

Speculation continues over whether Russia will sell Iran the advanced S-300 air-defence system

Financial Bailout: America’s Own Kleptocracy

The largest transformation of America’s financial system since the Great Depression. Or how Bush plans to tax citizens to keep the financial bubble inflated

On A Collision Course?

As Israel’s former chief of General Staff warns that Ahmadinejad must be dealt with like Hitler, the Iranian president himself vows to stop any attacker “before he can pull the trigger”

What Was Mysterious Activity Going on in the Marriott Hotel?

What Was Mysterious Activity Going on in the Marriott Hotel?

Suspicion mounts over the supposed “terror attack” at the Marriot Hotel, Islamabad

Mobile phone use ‘raises children’s risk of brain cancer fivefold’

A recent Swedish study found that children and teenagers were five times more likely to get brain cancer if they used mobile phones

Why does the US think it can win in Afghanistan?

In the 19th century, their Afghan adversaries known as “Talibs” – would cut the throats of captured British soldiers. Now two of the US soldiers seized when the Taliban stormed into their mountain base in July this year met a similar fate

Voice of the White House September 19, 2008

A Beltway insider reports that although we may see a brief flurry of upwards activity on the market, in the end the damage to the U.S. economy is so severe that the collapse will continue its inexorable slide downwards to mass destruction

Study: Bombing Iran will take years

A bipartisan group says the US must strike Iran’s nuclear sites many times ‘over a period of years’ to completely halt its nuclear program