Saturday 20th of July 2024

destroying the evidence .....

destroying the evidence .....

The news that US citizen Jose Padilla has received a prison sentence of 17 years and four months should provoke outrage in the United States, although it is unlikely that there will be much more than a whimper of dissent.  

we're saved .....

we're saved .....

from the Centre for American Progress ….. 

Bush's Stimulus Misses The Target 

This past weekend, as most Americans celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., markets all across the world were experiencing precipitous declines. 

corey speaks out on inflation .....

corey speaks out on inflation .....

Malcolm Turnbull has accused the Treasurer of being almost schizophrenic in his comments.  

The Federal Opposition has accused Treasurer Wayne Swan of adding to inflationary concerns with his recent statements about the economy. 

lost & gone forever .....

lost & gone forever .....

With less than a year remaining in President Bush's term, the public is finally beginning to crack open the administration's secrets.  

the resurrection of strangelove .....

the resurrection of strangelove .....

The west must be ready to resort to a pre-emptive nuclear attack to try to halt the "imminent" spread of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, according to a radical manifesto for a new Nato by five of the west's most senior military officers and strategists.  

hillary hiccups .....

hillary hiccups .....

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton defended her recent remarks on civil rights Sunday, as Sen. Barack Obama weighed in on the controversy for the first time, describing Clinton's earlier comments about the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. as "unfortunate" and "ill-advised." 

a crime against humanity .....

a crime against humanity .....

A humanitarian crisis is underway as the Gaza Strip's only power plant began to shut down on Sunday & the tiny coastal territory entered its third full day without shipments of vital food and fuel supplies due to Israel's punitive sanctions.

The Gaza Strip's power plant has completely shut down on Sunday because it no longer has the fuel needed to keep running. One of the plant's two electricity-generating turbines had already shut down by noon.

good night & good luck .....

good night & good luck .....

The Australian share market is experiencing its biggest one-day fall since the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. 

Local stocks have plunged 6.4 per cent, after heavy losses on Asian and European markets overnight. 

more smoke & mirrors .....

the house wins .....

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton said that if she became president, the federal government would take a more active role in the economy to address what she called the excesses of the market and of the Bush administration. 

four horsemen of the apocalypse .....

four horsemen of the apocalypse .....

The Republican presidential contest entered a new phase on Sunday as the campaigns descended on Florida for the first primary in which all the candidates are participating full force, using as their stage a state famous for divisive election battles.  

Welcome to Adelaide, Defence Colony Of America (Pt II)

 

I'm feeling a bit sad tonight. The main reason that I orginally came here, to warn of the US military takeover of Adelaide, has been finalised over the last few days, and South Australia has had the last nails driven into the coffin of its independence from global events. In fact, we've been globalised "military style."

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[The Australian Paul Maley | January 19, 2008]

A BRITISH firm yesterday became the Australian Defence Force's biggest supplier, in a $775 million deal that also consolidated Adelaide as the nation's defence industry hub.

when oil ain't oil .....

wnen oil ain't oil .....

Thanks to high oil prices and hefty subsidies, corn-based ethanol is now all the rage in the United States.  

opposite ends of town .....

opposite ends of town .....

The Wall Street gurus who presided over the sub-prime mortgage crisis currently shredding global share markets have awarded themselves bonuses totalling $US33.2 billion ($38 billion). 

In a concession to the crisis - which has forced America's largest banks to write off billions in bad investments and raise billions more to shore up their capital reserves - the bonuses were down nearly 5 per cent on the previous year. 

bodgey wiring .....

bodgey wiring .....

keep power in our hands: campaign against NSW electricity privatisation …..  

By Dr Patricia Ranald 

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