Saturday, May 30, 2009 14:03
violated Geneva Conventions, Bush Iraq commander says
The head of the US Central Command, General David Petraeus, said Friday
that the US had violated the Geneva Conventions in a stunning admission
from President Bush’s onetime top general in Iraq that the US
may have violated international law.
for inquiry into Abu Ghraib ‘rape’ photographs A leading human rights group has called for a full inquiry into
allegations of rape and sexual abuse at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq after
a report in The Daily Telegraph revealed the existence of photographic
“Climate Change” Dishonesty Unlike the good sense that Vin Suprynowicz gave us today on LRC,
CNN is spreading more dishonest propaganda on “climate change.”
The latest headline from CNN is: “Report: Climate change crisis
Alex Jones Documentary Pays Homage To Maverick Patriot Aaron Russo
Alex Jones' latest DVD documentary release, Reflections And Warnings
- An Interview With Aaron Russo, pays homage to maverick patriot Aaron
Russo, who left this mortal coil in August 2007 after a long battle
with cancer. The film is a 90 minute uncut version of Jones' seminal
interview with Russo, which took place months before his death.
Rape Photos Re-Emerge Again To Discredit Real Torture Scandal Staged photos lifted from porn websites purporting to be images
of U.S. troops raping female detainees at Abu Ghraib are again circulating
at the height of the torture scandal, discrediting the very real and
admitted accounts of rape described in Major General Antonio Taguba's
military report into the Abu Ghraib prison.
officials accuse US over mosque bombing
Iranian officials accused the United States on Friday of “hiring”
those behind a suicide bombing of a Shiite mosque that killed 25 people,
linking the attack to next month’s presidential election.
Pakistan Embassy Reveals South Asian Strategy
Call it a “Green Zone” for Pakistan and Afghanistan. The
United States will spend more than a $1 billion on a brand spanking
new embassy in Islamabad, along with permanent housing for U.S. government
civilians and new office space in the Pakistani capital, according to
Falls Most In A Month Since 1985
The U.S. dollar fell to five-month lows against a basket of currencies
Friday as an advance in global equities and signs of an easing global
recession drove investors to snap up higher-yielding currencies and
Impossible Rehab of Colin Powell Watching retired Gen. Colin Powell refer to the parable of
the Good Samaritan during Sunday’s Memorial Day ceremonies
on the Mall in Washington, it struck me that Powell was giving hypocrisy
a bad name.
War Vets Say War is Likely
It was business as usual at the May meeting of the Monroe County
chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association. But for some, their
minds were on the current situation in North Korea.
A Healthy Lifestyle Is On Decline In U.S.
Only a small proportion of adults follow this healthy lifestyle
pattern, and in fact, the numbers are declining, according to an
article published in the June 2009 issue of The American Journal