Wednesday, January 28, 2009 22:41
Terror Law To Make Photographing Police Illegal
New laws set to be passed in England and Canada would make it illegal
to use bad language or take photographs of police officers, moving us
further away from the idea of police as public servants and more towards
the notion of cops assuming God-like status.
Station Chief in Algeria Accused of Rapes
The CIA’s station chief at its sensitive post in Algeria is under
investigation by the U.S. Justice Department for allegedly raping at
least two Muslim women who claim he laced their drinks with a knock-out
drug, U.S. law enforcement sources tell ABC News.
Air Force seeks diamond gunports for electropulse ray-cannon
The US Air Force has made an appeal for a range of new technologies
which it will need in building its planned new arsenal of aerial rayguns.
In particular, it wants large artificial optically-correct diamonds
for use as portholes through which to shoot electropulse microwave blaster
Obama ‘accessory’ to war crimes if no prosecution
A few weeks ago, George Washington University Constitutional Law professor
Jonathan Turley, while appearing on MSNBC’s Countdown with Keith
Olbermann, essentially said that the Obama administration would “own”
any war crimes — such as the reported waterboarding of 9/11 suspect
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed — if it chose to look the other way.
Finds High-Fructose Corn Syrup Contains Mercury
Almost half of tested samples of commercial high-fructose corn syrup
(HFCS) contained mercury, which was also found in nearly a third of
55 popular brand-name food and beverage products where HFCS is the first-
or second-highest labeled ingredient, according to two new U.S. studies.
Chronicle” Editorial: A Global-Warming Scare Story
Wow. Could the Houston Chronicle have fit more distortions about climate
change into a 420-word editorial than it managed to do in its January
25th piece, “The heat is on: New data debunk claims that global
warming is hype”? It’s hard to figure out how.
Children Complain Of “Obama Worship” During Lessons
Several disturbing stories have come to our attention over the past
weeks and days that further highlight how sections of the American
population have elevated Barack Obama to a dangerously inflated
“messianic” status normally only associated with Royalty
or totalitarian leaders.
the Bloodbath in Gaza
Early speculation on the motive behind Israel’s slaughter
in Gaza that began on 27 December 2008 and continued till 18 January
2009 centered on the upcoming elections in Israel.
can be fooled again Letting go of an ideal and a sense of hopefulness came sooner
than expected. Resignation set in faster than had been anticipated,
leaving no illusions about the nature of the Obama administration’s
plans for foreign policy.