Jones’ Audio Blog April 12, 2011
Alex often wakes up at night wanting to take down the thoughts running
through his head, so he adopted his audio blog format to try to capture
that state of mind. It is admittedly an experiment– he is still
a bit dazed, for instance, during the beginning of the blog. Yet in
many ways, Alex is more calm and focused at home and in peace, allowing
for greater reflection on humanity’s bigger picture.
Bans Tea Party Signs in Public Park
A federal lawsuit claims a Branch County tea party group was denied
the right to display banners and signs at a tea party rally at a public
park in Coldwater because it was “too political” and “too
controversial.” The Coldwater City Council then passed a resolution
banning all banners and signs in that park.
dispatches top aide to Saudi, UAE
US President Barack Obama is sending a foreign policy aide to key Gulf
allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates this week amid concern
over the turmoil sweeping the Middle East.
radiation taints US milk supplies at levels 300% higher than EPA
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to release
new data showing that various milk and water supply samples from
across the US are testing increasingly high for radioactive elements
such as Iodine-131, Cesium-134, and Cesium-137, all of which are
being emitted from the ongoing Fukushima Daiichia nuclear fallout.
Tells U.S. to Halt Drones Pakistan has privately demanded the Central
Intelligence Agency suspend drone strikes against militants on its
territory, one of the U.S.’s most effective weapons against
al Qaeda and Taliban leaders, officials said.
France and Britain Urge Stronger NATO Action in Libya
France and Britain urged NATO on Tuesday to intensify airstrikes
against Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s forces and called on the
alliance to do more to shield noncombatants from loyalist attacks.
Order in the Orwellian Chaos
It has become nearly impossible to determine the “truth”
in our increasingly chaotic world. Reality is seemingly being twisted
and flipped on its head in this rapid unfolding of multi-front crises.
Century American History As Fable From Cradle To Grave George Bailey, publisher of the blog Oswald’s
Mother, says that the American press and the Nazi propaganda ministry
operate almost exactly the same in regards to turning government
falsehoods into official history, covering up government crimes
and errors, and blocking any discussion about controversial historical
events that have transformed history and justified government aggression
like the Reichstag fire and 9/11.