Sunday, June 28, 2009 14:22
and Tr8tors Can Change Vote by July 2 Deadline! Any good work they have done has been for naught. Unless they
change their votes by the deadline, Wed, July 2nd, they will forever
be a member of the Cap and Tr8tors.
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
Whammy Misguided government policies have already dealt vicious
body blows to our economy, but that hasn’t stopped politicians
this week from launching two new kicks to the groin: a national
health insurance plan and a carbon emissions regulation system called
“cap and trade.”
gives up on eradicating Afghanistan’s opium
Since the United States invaded Afghanistan, the country’s
number one cash crop, opium, has repeatedly broken production records.
By some estimates, the occupied territory now supplies some 90 percent
of the world’s poppies.
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.