Friday, January 26, 2007

Thursday, January 25, 2007

What's Really Going on in Baghdad
explain why the US should get out now.
Overkill: The Rise of Paramilitary Police Raids in America
Iraq: The Hidden War
If you want to understand why the US government is so reluctant to reveal any significant information about their involvement with the Saudi Royal family, watch this informative video.
If you want to know why George Bush Sr. was in a meeting with one of Osama bin Laden's brothers the day before 9/11 ( Washington Post, 3/16/03 ), watch this revealing video.
If you want to understand how the US government, military, and business collude to pad the pockets of those in the ruling elite who are willing to play ball with the powerful Carlyle Group, watch this excellent 50-minute video titled Exposed: The Carlyle Group
Thirty years after it was founded by President Jimmy Carter, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory at the edge of the Rockies here still does not have a cafeteria.
The hopes for this neglected lab brightened a bit just over a year ago when President George W. Bush made the first presidential call on the lab since Carter.

But one year after the presidential visit, the money flowing into the primary national laboratory for developing renewable fuels is actually less than it was when the Bush Administration took office.
An unusual plea from CBS News Foreign Correspondent Lara Logan highlights the fact that the network television's coverage of the Iraq war still leaves something to be desired.
(This appears to be a two part report seperated by a commercial)
via mediachannel.org

And here is her report from October 2006 from the same street.

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Dealing with the Demon

A look into the CIA's activities in Afghanistan during the war against the Soviets.

Thursday, January 18, 2007

Sunday, January 14, 2007

If Bush and his handlers prevail in the class struggle, all social programs of value to the middle class and the poor, including Social Security, will be privatized and run for profit.
The National Parks, National Forests, and all public lands will be privatized, and divvied up to private vendors such as the Disney Corporation.
The public school system, like the public airwaves, will become for profit entities to serve corporate interests.
Educating our children will be of secondary importance to the profitability of the corporations managing the schools. Every public service will be transferred to the private sector in order provide more wealth to corporate America at public expense

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

According to journalist Chris Hedges, the religious right's agenda is about far more than elections. What they want is total political control, and to replace US democracy with a 'totalitarian system' — a system that Hedges compares to 20th-century fascist states in Italy and Germany. As a reporter who covered right-wing takeovers in Central America and the former Yugoslavia, he has some idea what he's talking about.

Monday, January 08, 2007

If the Saddam trial would have been held legally, What the world would have known.
The average sentence for clients of public defenders was almost three years longer than the average for clients of private lawyers.

When this document was first uncovered in 1988, George Herbert Walker Bush, then vice president and seeking the presidency, insisted through a spokesman that he was not the man mentioned in the memo:
"I was in Houston, Texas, at the time and involved in the independent oil drilling business. And I was running for the Senate in late '63.
I don't have any idea of what he's talking about."
The spokesman added, "Must be another George Bush."