Thursday, December 18, 2008 20:29
Paul: Fear Based Bailouts Constitute Economic Terrorism Texas Congressman Ron Paul has hit out
at US monetary policy, warning that fear based politics are being used
to promote the bailout culture in the same way they were used to sell
the Iraq war.
Army Officer Sues Cheney, Rumsfeld For 9/11 Complicity A career Army officer who was injured
in the attack on the Pentagon on 9/11 is suing Dick Cheney and Donald
Rumsfeld for failing to issue a warning that American Airlines Flight
77 was about to hit the building despite receiving knowledge of its
approach some 20 minutes in advance.
Iraq Officials Held in Raids on Ministry
Up to 35 officials in the Iraqi Ministry of the Interior ranking as
high as general have been arrested over the past three days with some
of them accused of quietly working to reconstitute Saddam Hussein’s
Baath Party, according to senior security officials in Baghdad.
Ban Could Sink Fishing Trade Fishermen on Scotland's west coast say they face being wiped
out by the drastic cuts to their quotas being put forward by the European
‘The president is full of crap’
As George W. Bush prepares to leave office, he and his staff appear
to be attempting to rewrite history to cast him in a more favorable
light -- but it seems that history may have the last laugh.
to be on high alert for inauguration
Reporting from Washington - The U.S. military will be on high alert
during Barack Obama’s inauguration, increasing air defenses
and deploying chemical attack experts and medical units, a general
Bush will be popular in 30 years
In an interview with the Washington Times yesterday, Vice President
Dick Cheney asserted that Bush’s “place in history likely
would grow during the next 20 to 30 years.”
Tenet drunkenly mocked Bush neocons, right-wing Israelis
In a scene described in the upcoming Patrick Tyler book A World
of Trouble, former CIA director George Tenet was visiting the house
of Prince Bandar bin Sultan when he allegedly let loose after imbibing
on whiskey, reports Jeffrey Goldberg on his blog at The Atlantic.
calls Vodafone man to run massive snoop database
A senior Vodafone network architecture specialist has been appointed
by Jacqui Smith to draw up proposals for a multibillion pound central
silo of communications data, amid a Whitehall row about the future
of the project, The Register has learned.