April 2009

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Nobody Can Hear You Scream

The Former British ambassador to Uzbekistan testified before Parliament yesterday that he was told in 2003 that the then foreign secretary Jack Straw had authorised the use of intelligence obtained through torture

Torture; the other Red Meat

If you commit a crime then you are a criminal and if you conceal… or whitewash… or evade your responsibilities in any office where you have been placed to deal with crimes then… you are also a criminal

Three cleared of plotting London 7/7 bombs

A court has cleared 3 men of helping to plot the 7/7 terror attacks. Leading one to wonder: if a court had subjected the alleged suicide bombers to the same scrutiny would they also have been cleared? Or found to be set-up by the security services?

Yad Vashem fires employee who compared Holocaust to Nakba

To help enshrine the idea that only one people, the chosen people, have been persecuted throughout history

Send in the Clowns

Jewish interests attempt to turn the conference against racism into an episode of the Jerry Springer show

Is FEMA & DHS preparing for mass graves and martial law near Chicago?

An Indiana county municipal official near Chicago reveals the contents of his meetings with FEMA and the DHS. The meetings started innocently enough but as they continued the information requested got stranger and more sinister

Ahmadinejad ‘fine’ with two-state solution

In his first interview with the American press since President Barack Obama took office, Iranian President Ahmadinejad said he would accept a “two solution” to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – meaning effectively that he accepts Israel’s right to exist

Nation’s talkers meet on ‘imminent threat’

Top talk show hosts see threat to “free speech”

Flu Bug

It seems those crazy conspiracy theorists were right after all

What Iran’s Jews Say

Roger Cohen visits Esfahan, Iran, and finds a Jewish community living, working and worshipping in relative tranquillity

Waiting Outside the Theater for the Curtain to go Up

The same old empty suits are up to the same mischief in front of the same clueless audience

Lieberman wants US ‘responsible’ for Iran

This website suggests that the apparent shift in Israel’s stance comes only after it was forced to abort a planned strike on Iran

Concerns About Chemtrails Given Fresh Impetus

No longer just a ‘conspiracy theory’, now even being reported by the mainstream media news

Killed Herself After Objecting to Interrogation Techniques

Now we learn, thanks to a reporter’s FOIA request, that one of the first women to die in Iraq shot and killed herself after objecting to harsh “interrogation techniques”

American Taxpayers Finance the Taliban

As the U.S. economy goes Third World

Germany’s slump risks ‘explosive’ mood as second banking crisis looms

One of Germany’s leading trade unionists says “Social unrest can no longer be ruled out”

Al-Qaeda Chief In Iraq: Captured, Killed, Never Actually Existed, Now Captured Again

Drama, suspense and tension: the ingredients are all there. It almost seems like Hollywood was scripting the “War on Terror”

Israel planned to attack Iran on April 17: Debka

Israel had planned to destroy the bulk of the Iranian air force as it assembled for an airshow recently

Dirt in High Places

T Stokes recounts some recent police actions in Westminster and what they reveal about modern Britain and, indirectly, about President Obama’s family

Let’s skip Gaza: Pope’s PR blunder

Bad timing or not, if the Pope arrives in Palestine he must visit Gaza or it’ll look as if he doesn’t give a damn about the human condition in the very land where Christianity was born