Thursday, October 8, 2009 21:48
White House Speechwriter Suggests Military Coup Could Oust Obama
Former White House speechwriter John L. Perry has courted controversy
by suggesting that the U.S. Military, upholding their oath to defend
the Constitution against domestic enemies, could stage a bloodless coup
to oust President Obama.
Central Banks Intervene as Dollar Tumbles
The U.S. dollar continued to tumble against most Asian currencies Thursday,
prompting a wave of foreign-exchange intervention by central banks in
South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines and Thailand seeking to limit damage
to their export industries.
Come to Pittsburgh
No longer the stuff of disturbing futuristic fantasies, an arsenal of
“crowd control munitions,” including one that reportedly
made its debut in the U.S., was deployed with a massive, overpowering
police presence in Pittsburgh during last week’s G-20 protests.
An investor in the Hardin Jail venture with American Police Force said
he still wants the effort to succeed, but without Michael Hilton.
Is The “Second Wave” Of Swine Flu?
Doctors and health officials in areas that were subjected to H1N1
flu last spring are seeing very little evidence to suggest that
the virus is returning in a much predicted “second wave”.
U.S. to hold manoeuvres as Iran talks simmer
Israel and the United States will hold their biggest joint air-defence
exercise next week, officials said, testing missile interceptors
that would serve as a strategic bulwark in any future showdown with
Police Assault Protesters
Funk the War, a demonstration to demand an end to the war in Afghanistan
and for increased education funding, was violently attacked by police
New Left Was Right
According to the popular mythology of the mainstream conservative
movement, the “New Left” of the 1960s is responsible
for almost all of this world’s current ills.
Congress moving to block release of torture photos: ACLU
A little-noticed provision in a homeland security funding bill could
end efforts to make public photos of prisoners abused in US custody
abroad, the American Civil Liberties Union stated on Wednesday.
7, Bill Gates, the CIA
“The FREE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION (FSF) is to write to the leaders
of 500 of the most influential non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
worldwide to urge them to refuse Windows 7.”
Taliban say they pose no threat to the West
The Afghan Taliban pose no threat to the West but will continue
their fight against occupying foreign forces, they said on Wednesday,
the eighth anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion that removed them