Wednesday, March 16, 2011 23:45 GMT Obama
Fiddles While Fukushima Burns
History tells us that Nero fiddled while Rome burned, but Barack Obama
is providing the famous emperor with some serious competition when it
comes to going AWOL while America and the world face crises the likes
of which haven't been experienced in decades.
House wants new copyright law crackdown The White House today proposed sweeping revisions
to U.S. copyright law, including making “illegal streaming”
of audio or video a federal felony and allowing FBI agents to wiretap
Released Images Show Devastated Nuclear Reactors
The Tokyo Electric Power Company has released new images that show the
devastated nuclear reactors at the stricken Fukushima plant, as authorities
confirm that a second reactor containment vessel has been damaged, leading
to yet more deadly radiation being released into the atmosphere.
ElBaradei: Con-man in Chief?
Mohamed ElBaradei has recently announced he will be running for president
in a move that should surprise no one. For nearly a year the corporate
owned media has been building up ElBaradei, portraying him as the great
hope for Egypt. Foreign Affairs magazine, in March 2010, literally printed
an article titled, “Is ElBaradei Egypt’s Hero?”
overdue for huge Pacific quake: experts The western United States is overdue for a huge
earthquake and tsunami much like the one that devastated Japan last
week, and is nowhere near ready to cope with the disaster, experts say.
Daiichi nuclear situation in Texas?
The intensifying nuclear crisis in Japan is raising anxieties on
both sides of the Pacific over the potential impacts of radiation
exposure, and a relative lack of official information on radiation
has many worried. The nuclear radiation threat continues to spread
in Japan after numerous explosions.Meanwhile, the Obama Administration
wants to offer new projects to Tokyo Electric who engineered the
collapsing nuclear plants in Japan.
Beck blasted for Japan quake comments
WASHINGTON – US celebrities and media Tuesday blasted right-wing
radio host and television presenter Glenn Beck for calling the monster
quake that rocked Japan last week a message from God.
Support for Afghan war hits record low
As the war in Afghanistan approaches it’s eleventh year, nearly
two-thirds of Americans are saying the conflict is not worth fighting,
according to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll.
congressman says families should abandon city life In the documentary Urban Danger, 84-year-old
Republican Congressman Roscoe Bartlett, who is serving his tenth
term as the representative of Maryland’s Sixth District, explains
why US citizens should avoid living in cities.