Monthly Archives: February 2013

Transhumanism is coming

Scientific augmentation of the human being is coming. Transhumanism, abbreviated as H+ or h+, is an international intellectual and cultural movement that affirms the possibility and desirability of fundamentally transforming the human condition by developing and making widely available technologies to eliminate aging and to greatly enhance human intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities.  “this cutting-edge […]

Obama opens door to special interest

Organizing for Action, which appears to be an extension of the administration, will allow donors to openly influence propaganda and forward policy agenda. “A rather simple loophole in the otherwise incredibly complex web of government ethics regulations that are intended to insulate government officials from outside influence.” Giving or raising $500,000 or more puts donors […]

US drones lead African agenda

Friday that about 100 American troops had been sent to Niger in West Africa to help set up a new base from which unarmed Predator aircraft would conduct surveillance in the region.The US did not say how many aircraft or troops would ultimately be deployed. Niger, one of the poorest countries in the world, […]

More nuclear waste leaking in WA

Six underground tanks holding radioactive waste are leaking at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in eastern Washington. It was unclear how long the additional tanks have been leaking. One of the 177 tanks at the site was leaking radioactive waste liquids at a rate of 150 to 300 gallons per year since interim stabilization of Hanford’s […]

CIA gets Blackwater aquitted on gun running

Blackwater Worldwide, a private company that earned billions of dollars in government contracts after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and became indispensable to the Pentagon, the State Department and the Central Intelligence Agency was charged with weapons violations and making false statements but had been secretly acquiring the weapons on behalf of the C.I.A., and […]

FBI engaged in unlawful conduct

FBI agents were found sending nude pictures, bugging a boss’s office, and visiting massage parlors, a leaked memo has revealed.”Unprofessional conduct” consisted of texting nude images, to more serious theft and gun offenses. Violations included committing fraud, mishandling evidence, shop-lifting and making unauthorized use of the FBI database to search for information on friends and […]

UN scoffs at cholera acccusations

The Haitian outbreak of cholera which has infected more than 600,000 people with mounting evidence the epidemic was caused by poor sanitation at a UN camp housing infected Nepalese peacekeepers. Evidence suggests cholera was introduced to Haiti through a UN base’s leaking sewage pipes. The UN launched a $2bn appeal to fight damages claims […]

Spanish royal embezzles 8 million

Spain’s Duke of Palma embezzled millions of euros after leveraging his blue-blood connections to gain inflated, no-bid contracts from regional politicians for his nonprofit sports foundation, Instituto Nóos. The duke made no move without palace approval. He and his partner were involved in inflating contracts and moving money offshore. They received about $8 million […]

What’s corruption?

The unschooled and illiterate former mayor of the scandal-ridden suburban city of Bell CA, Oscar Hernandez, had apparently no training that would have alerted him that his huge salary was illegal. Hernandez charged with misappropriating funds for earning just under $100,000 a year for the part-time job.

No end to war in Afghanistan

“The American defense secretary announced that the United States will be in a magnitude of 8,000 to 12,000 troops involved in Afghanistan” post-2014″ Even though Panetta later refuted that claim, it’s hard to believe that the US would have less in the region moving forward since NATO defense ministers are seriously considering a new proposal […]

Legality of drone killings still murky

The White House is refusing to share fully with Congress the legal opinions that justify targeted killings of Americans.  How will Congress conduct oversight of a shadow war against people suspected of being terrorists when documents were available to be viewed only for a limited time and only by senators themselves, not their lawyers […]

Citizens disappearing at hands of Mexican goverment

150 people and possibly hundreds more have disappeared at the hands of Mexico’s police and military.“the most severe crisis of enforced disappearances in Latin America in decades.”  60 cases in which witness testimony and other evidence demonstrated that local police officers had colluded with cartels in abductions.20 cases of abductions without explanation by Navy […]

Virginia and court strike down FOI

Virginia may permit only its own citizens to make requests under the state’s freedom of information act.Virginia appears to be one of only three states that discriminate against requests for information from noncitizens.  Virginia’s solicitor general, said the case was simple. The law did not invite constitutional scrutiny. “The purpose of it was not to […]

Anonymous in the sights of NWO

The Anonymous’ Twitter account that was hacked on Thursday morning was short-lived. Three hours later, those running the feed tweeted that they had gained back control of their account. But in a recent report, security firm McAfee suggested that Anonymous could fall into decline this year.”The authorities have launched a crackdown on Anonymous and […]

Prescripton drugs kill

Prescription drugs were involved in more than half of all overdoses, with 22,134 deaths, up 6 percent from 2009. The fact of the matter is, adverse drug reactions from drugs that are properly prescribed and properly administered cause about 106,000 deaths per year, making prescription drugs the fourth-leading cause of death in the United States.  […]

North Carolina cuts unemployment

Gov. Pat McCrory of North Carolina signed into law a measure that will cut benefits for the unemployed by about one-third and will reduce how long they can collect payments.  The law also cuts maximum weekly benefits to $350 from $535 and caps benefits at 12 instead of the current 26 weeks. Critics said […]

UK issues tepid “sorry” for massacres

A notorious 1919 massacre that cost the lives of hundreds of Indians and has long been seen as one of the British Empire’s most shameful episodes. Britain’s colonial history is so replete with regrettable episodes that officials have quietly worried that an apology for one episode might lead to an outpouring of demands for similar […]

Elite benefit from Heinz sale

Remember Teresa Heinz is the wife on Senator John Kerry. The timing is strange since Kerry had just became secretary of state when the sale went down. “The FBI is aware of trading anomalies the day before Heinz’s announcement. The FBI is consulting with the SEC to determine if a crime was committed.” The SEC […]

White South challenges Voting Rights Act

The challenge in the Supreme Court was brought by Shelby County which is 90 percent white and it contends that the provision has outlived its purpose of protecting minority voters.;_r=0    They established a municipal redistricting plan enacted by the City Council that had concentrated black voters, who are in the majority, into just […]

US Congressman took $750,000

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.took $750,000 directly from his campaign funds in violation of campaign finance laws unraveling the career of one of the country’s best-known black politicians and the son of a famous civil rights activist. Many members of Congress have used their power to enrich themselves.