Friday, July 10, 2009 21:08
Unveils “World Currency” Coin At G8 In a highly symbolic moment at the G8 summit in Italy today,
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev unveiled to reporters a coin representing
a “united future world currency”.
Swine Flu Vaccinations This Fall? Swine flu fearmongering is increasing in its intensity the closer
we get to fall, which is the timeframe earmarked for the production
and potential mandatory distribution of vaccines which may not even
properly fight the virus.
Warming? Chicago – Coolest July 8th in 118 Years
For the 12th time this meteorological summer (since June 1), daytime
highs failed to reach 70 degrees Wednesday. Only one other year in the
past half century has hosted so many sub-70-degree days up to this point
in a summer season — 1969, when 14 such days occurred.
Did the CIA Lie to Congress About?
If the CIA and congressional sources were telling Newsweek the truth,
and it is not the torture program Panetta was referring to, then was
he talking about?
FBI Informant and the Bronx Bomb Plot: Village Voice
The new issue of the ‘Village Voice’ (July 7) features an
article by Graham Rayman on the recent Bronx bomb plot, focusing on
what has been learned (in the weeks since the arrest of the ‘Newburgh
4' in late May) regarding the role of the FBI’s informant.
Of Free Speech: Ireland Makes Blasphemy Illegal As part of a revision to defamation legislation, the Dail
(Irish Parliament) passed legislation creating a new crime of blasphemy.
This attack on free speech, debated for several months in Europe,
has gone largely unnoticed in the American press.
won’t deny secret CIA program was ‘Cheney assassination
Early Friday morning, MSNBC followed up on a theory posted Thursday
on the Huffington Post which alleged that a secret CIA program shut
down in June by director Leon Panetta could have been related to
a purported effort led by Vice President Dick Cheney to assassinate
intelligence targets abroad.
Politicians and the Media Change Our Minds Psychologists and advertisers have long known the persuasiveness
of words, images, and especially other people. Corporations big
and small combine to spend billions in advertising to increase their
market share and increase profits.
to National Socialism
It was common on the left to intimate that George W. Bush was like
Hitler, a remark that would drive the National Review crowd through
the roof but which I didn’t find entirely outrageous.
Seeks Clearance For More Bonuses
American International Group is preparing to pay millions of dollars
more in bonuses to several dozen top corporate executives after
an earlier round of payments four months ago set off a national