Tuesday, September 8, 2009 18:46
Sheen Requests Meeting With Obama Over 9/11 Cover-Up
Actor and television star Charlie Sheen has publicly requested a meeting
with President Barack Obama to urge him to reopen the official investigation
into 9/11 in light of the fact that the majority of the 9/11 Commission
members have now publicly gone on record to express their conviction
that the government agreed to lie about the official story.
topple U.S. as most competitive economy: WEF
Switzerland knocked the United States off the position as the world’s
most competitive economy as the crash of the U.S. banking system left
it more exposed to some long-standing weaknesses, a report said on Tuesday.
Tried to Soften Treaty on Detainees
From 2003 to 2006, the Bush administration quietly tried to relax the
draft language of a treaty meant to bar and punish “enforced disappearances”
so that those overseeing the CIA’s secret prison system would
not be criminally prosecuted under its provisions, according to former
officials and hundreds of pages of documents recently declassified by
the State Department.
girls updated Facebook instead of calling police
Police in Australia have voiced their concern about the growing use
of social networking sites after two young girls who were trapped in
a drainage well system updated their Facebook profiles instead of calling
the emergency services for help.
says swine flu situation ‘grim’
China said Tuesday the country was facing a “grim” situation
in its efforts to stave off fresh outbreaks of swine flu, as monitors
in France said the number of cases there was much higher than claimed.
DHS nominee omitted ties to biotech
President Obama’s nominee at the Department of Homeland Security
overseeing bioterrorism defense has served as a key adviser for
a lobbying group funded by the pharmaceutical industry that has
asked the government to spend more money for anthrax vaccines and
Law Alert Over Swine Flu
On April 26, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
issued a “Determination that a Public Health Emergency Exists….as
a consequence of confirmed cases of H1N1 Influenza in four US states.”
The web is covered in stink today because of a reporter for the
Associated Press, Julie Jacobson, who photographed the death of
a Marine whose legs had just been blown off.
suspected of being in Pakistan
The mercenary private security contractor once known as Blackwater
and now called Xe Services LLC is being reported in the Pakistani
press as being seen with “other suspicious foreigners”
in Peshawar and other parts of Pakistan.
French oppose idea of carbon tax: poll
Most French people oppose the idea of France taxing the use of fuel
as part of a plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and battle
climate change, according to an opinion poll published on Friday.