Tuesday, April 14, 2009 18:20
Science Advisor Repeats “Geoengineering” Talking Point
One of President Obama’s top science advisors spoke again of the
need to consider “geoengineering” the planet in the name
of preventing global warming at a speech at MIT yesterday, despite publicly
reversing his initial support of such measures last week.
Commission Counsel: Government Agreed to Lie About 9/11
The senior counsel to the 9/11 Commission - John Farmer - says that
the government agreed not to tell the truth about 9/11, echoing the
assertions of fellow 9/11 Commission members who concluded that the
Pentagon were engaged in deliberate deception about their response to
pirates take 22 crewmen hostage
Somali pirates on Tuesday took 22 crewmen from the Philippines hostage
when they hijacked a Greek cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden, Greece’s
merchant marine ministry said.
Bush officials to be indicted for sanctioning torture
Scott Horton from The Daily Beast reports that Spanish prosecutors will
seek criminal charges against Alberto Gonzales and five high-ranking
Bush administration officials for the sanctioning of torture at Guantánamo
Bay, with the public announcement expected on Tuesday in Madrid.
Big Pharma Push Bill to Drug America’s Mothers
It’s called the Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act and if
passed it will turn countless women into lifelong customers for
Big Pharma. It was killed in the Senate last year but it was reintroduced
in January of this year. Democrat Senator Robert Menendez from New
Jersey, home to a large number of drug companies, and Democrat Richard
Durbin are the main sponsors of the bill in the Senate (S. 1375).
Slows Purchases of U.S. and Other Bonds
Reversing its role as the world’s fastest-growing buyer of
United States Treasuries and other foreign bonds, the Chinese government
actually sold bonds heavily in January and February before resuming
purchases in March, according to data released during the weekend
by China’s central bank.
Rush Towards Socialism – and How To Stop It
It only took the Obama administration a couple of weeks to prove
that the national leadership of the Democratic Party is guided by
totalitarian-minded socialists who seek to create an omnipotent