military ‘growing fast’: think tank
China is building its military capability at a rapid pace but it remains
a “regional power with regional concerns”, the think tank
IISS said in its annual report on the world’s armies on Tuesday.
urges Obama: Grant clemency to Israeli Spy
Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger sent a letter to U.S.
President Barack Obama on Monday, urging him to commute the prison term
of Jonathan Pollard, who is serving a life term for spying for Israel.
Tax Protesters Arrest Judge In Act Of "Lawful Rebellion" For those wondering whether we can expect to
see anything like the scenes witnessed in Egypt coming to America or
the United Kingdom, the actions of British protesters who engaged in
"lawful rebellion" by attempting to arrest a judge yesterday
could herald the beginning of a new tax revolt to rival the infamous
poll tax riots of 1990.
plot to keep you sick What would you do if you learned there was a
concerted effort to keep you sick? And what would you do if you learned
that the way they could do that was by the food that you ate? Would
that upset you? Well, be prepared.
Obama Issues Executive Order Institutionalizing Indefinite Detention
President Obama today issued an executive order that permits ongoing
indefinite detention of Guantánamo detainees while establishing
a periodic administrative review process for them. The administration
also announced it will lift the ban on bringing new military commissions
charges against detainees that don’t already have ongoing
cases in the substandard system.
Let public vote on judges
Texas Rep. Ron Paul said on Monday that Americans should have the
same right to oust federal judges as Iowans did with their historic
vote last November to remove three State Supreme Court justices.
Favor Repeal of Health Care Bill While a majority of voters nationwide continue
to favor repeal of the national health care law, those who have
health insurance don’t think it’s very likely they will
have to change their coverage.
Congress to Rein in PATRIOT and Restore JUSTICE! Congress voted at the end of February to
extend the expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act, but only
for three months — giving liberty-loving citizens a new opportunity
to continue to protest this dangerous law and demand reforms before
the end of May.
East: Revolutions & Propaganda
Once again, it is necessary to review a timeline to definitively
establish the premeditated, Western-backed nature of the current
“revolutionary” conflagration consuming the Middle East
and Northern Africa.
Gadhafi working on deal to step down Moammar Gadhafi is trying to strike a deal
with opposition leaders, saying he will step down as Libya’s
leader if they can guarantee him safe passage out of the country
and promise that neither he nor his family will face prosecution,
an official with the opposition said Tuesday.