Saturday, June 27, 2009 10:42
House Is Drafting Executive Order to Allow Indefinite Detention of Terror
administration officials, fearing a battle with Congress that could
stall plans to close the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, are crafting
language for an executive order that would reassert presidential authority
to incarcerate terrorism suspects indefinitely, according to three senior
government officials with knowledge of White House deliberations.
Reject climate change bill as ‘tyranny’
A bill intended to limit greenhouse gas emissions and create clean energy
jobs has come under fire from Republicans, who insist it would destroy
jobs while raising the cost of energy for consumers. Some, like House
Minority Leader John Boehner, have even taken to describing the legislation
as a “tax.”
further delays release of key torture report
The release of a five-year-old inspector general’s report on the
CIA’s torture program has been delayed again after the Department
of Justice asked for more time to sort out how much to censor.
chapter of NAACP urges martial law The Harrisburg Chapter of the NAACP is calling on Pennsylvania
Gov. Ed Rendell to suspend some civil liberties and impose martial law
in the city to halt the wave of recent lawlessness.
Brown’s bid to lead world on global warming
Gordon Brown yesterday bid to lead the world in tackling global warming
by launching a groundbreaking initiative to set up a 100bn dollar-a-year
fund, rescuing deadlocked international negotiations on a new climate
Population Reduction Agenda For Dummies There are still large numbers of people amongst the general public,
in academia, and especially those who work for the corporate media,
who are still in denial about the on-the-record stated agenda for global
population reduction, as well as the consequences of this program that
we already see unfolding.
cleric says “rioters” should be executed
A hardline Iranian cleric called on Friday for the execution of leading
“rioters” to teach a lesson to the thousands who have protested
against the June 12 presidential election result.
And Stocks Drop As China Calls For New Global Currency
U.S. stocks fell as the highest American savings rate in 15 years spurred
concern that spending will slow, while falling oil drove down energy
producers. The dollar dropped after China’s central bank reiterated
a call for a worldwide currency.
What the Big Banks Have Won
The trouble started 24 months ago, but the origins of the financial
crisis are still disputed. The problems did not begin with subprime
loans, lax lending standards or shoddy ratings agencies.
to Boost Surgical Strike Capability Against North
The South Korean military plans to speed up efforts to deploy ground,
air and naval weapons systems for use in strikes against key facilities
in North Korea in the event of war, the Ministry of National Defense
Passes Nightmare “Cap And Tax” Bill This is far worse than just a “new tax” as Republicans
are complaining - this is the total takeover of the American economy
by private banking interests through the carbon trading system.