Thursday, May 28, 2009 22:56
Admin Continues To Protect Bush Torture Criminals; Denies Photos Show
Rape The White House and the Pentagon have ridiculously denied the
facts of their own internal military investigation by claiming that
photos taken at Abu Ghraib and other detention facilities do not show
prison guards raping women and children, in a continuation of the Obama
administration's zealous mission to protect the perpetrators of the
Bush torture program who broke national and international law.
telecoms minister backtracks on mandatory Internet censorship proposals
After all the macho posturing and endlessly-repeated bloodly-minded
determination to ignore outraged public opinion, the Australian government
is now suddenly back-tracking on its much-vaunted and virulently-criticised
plan to pass legislation that would impose Orwellian levels of censorship
on the Internet browsing habits of its citizens, writes Martyn Warwick.
sitting on ‘powder keg’: Amnesty
The world is sitting on a “powder keg” of social unrest,
which risks exploding as human rights are eroded by the global economic
slowdown, Amnesty International warned.
Terror Plot Patsies? FBI Raids Chicago Apartments
On Friday, the FBI, Chicago Police, and the Joint Terrorism Task Force
raided two apartment complexes in Chicago. “A spokesperson for
the FBI confirms a search warrant was executed at the building as part
of an ongoing investigation,” reports Fox News.
Anti-green TV: ABC’s ‘Goode Family’
Don’t miss the premier of the first anti-green, animated TV series,
the “Goode Family,” tonight on ABC at 9:00pm. Here’s
what the Miami Herald’s Glenn Garvin has to say about the show.
10 Ways to Know You’re Living in a Medical Police State
Are Americans really living in a medical police state? The recent news
with Daniel Hauser and his family’s fight over chemotherapy seems
to indicate so. Here are ten ways to recognize whether you’re
living under the oppressive tyranny of a medical police state.
Weighs Single Agency to Regulate Banking Industry Senior administration officials are considering the creation
of a single agency to regulate the banking industry, replacing a
patchwork of agencies that failed to prevent banks from falling
into the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, sources
of Climate Conference Enjoyed Copenhagen Prostitutes
The global climate challenge may have been on the daytime agenda
during the recent World Business Summit climate conference in Copenhagen,
but in the evenings many businessmen, politicians and civil servants
are reported to have availed themselves of the capital’s prostitutes.
‘Water Cure’ for Mancow Disease
It took all of six seconds to exorcise the unearned and unwarranted
self-regard that had possessed Chicago rant radio personality Erich
“Mancow” Muller: All that was necessary was a brief
application of the “water cure,” a torture protocol
now commonly referred to as “waterboarding.”
Corals Ignore Climate Change Threats
Among the many catastrophes that are to befall our world due to
global warming, the imminent demise of coral reefs is one of the
worst. According to climate change proponents, as waters warm the
ocean’s reefs will bleach out and die, leaving the seas aquatic
deserts, devoid of life.