Sunday, November 15, 2009 13:41
EU president attends Bilderberg dinner According to ‘De Tijd’, Belgian Prime-minister Herman
Van Rompuy (Christian Democrat), who’s name is widely circulating
as the first European President, attended a Bilderberg dinner at Hertoginnendal,
Brussels last night.
buildings collapse in China under heaviest snow on record
Unusually early snowstorms in northern China have stranded tens of thousands
of vehicles and motorists, led to the deaths of 38 people, forced the
evacuation of 158,000 people, and forced delays or cancellation of hundreds
of flights in several cities, including China’s capital city,
Confirms Water on Moon
In the wake of a recent crash test, NASA has confirmed that there in
fact lies a significant amount of water underneath the Moon’s
surface. Science and technology correspondent Daniel Sieberg reports.
9/11 Show Trial an “Irresponsible Decision”
Boehner says putting the so-called perps on trial would revert to
a “dangerous pre-9/11 mentality – treating terrorism
as a law enforcement issue and hoping for the best.” The neocons
argue that the Constitution — or for that matter, the Geneva
Convention — do not apply to terrorists.
rise in birth defects in Falluja
Doctors in Iraq’s war-ravaged enclave of Falluja are dealing
with up to 15 times as many chronic deformities in infants and a
spike in early life cancers that may be linked to toxic materials
left over from the fighting.
Betrayals in the War on Terror
After President Obama announced he would fight the release of photographs
showing American soldiers abusing “war on terror” detainees,
Richard Haass, president of the quintessentially mainstream Council
on Foreign Relations, said that Obama had learned the difference
between campaigning and governing. He wasn’t being sarcastic. Major
Nidal Malik Hasan, jihadist or patsy?
The story as it unwinds seems too scripted to be true. That Army
psychiatrist and Major Nidal M. Hasan went on a rampage at Fort
Hood with two guns blazing, a .357 Magnum and a semi-automatic pistol
with laser target-finder, after shouting the Arabic phrase ‘Allah
Akbar’ (God is Greatest) as he opened fire, and will live
(so far) to talk about it, though an Army-appointed lawyer says
he will never get a fair trial.