Saturday, April 3, 2010
Former IAEA chief: Iraq war killed “a million innocent civilians” : Information Clearing House - ICH
Former IAEA chief: Iraq war killed “a million innocent civilians” : Information Clearing House - ICH: "The former head of the UN’s chief nuclear agency, Mohammed ElBaradei, said in an interview with the British newspaper Guardian Wednesday that those who launched the war in Iraq were responsible for killing a million innocent people and could be held accountable under international law. He was clearly referring to US President George Bush, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and their top military and security aides."
Monday, March 29, 2010
OpEdNews - Article: Governor Strickland: Shut This Egg Inferno Down: "Accounts of animals burning to death on factory farms are as saddening as they are maddening. Witnesses at a Netley Hutterite Colony hog farm in Manitoba where 8,700 pigs perished in a 2008 fire reported hearing the animals' 'ear shattering' squeals and 'screams.' Only six full-time employees tended the animals and bulldozers could not breach the manure pits of factory farm designs. Fires at two other Hutterite Colonies, Vermillion Farms and Rainbow near Winnipeg, incinerated 8,500 pigs previously."
Sunday, March 28, 2010
McChrystal admits Afghan atrocities, press yawns - Allison Kilkenny - Unreported - True/Slant: "“We have shot an amazing number of people, but to my knowledge, none has ever proven to be a threat,” said Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, who became the senior American and NATO commander in Afghanistan last year. His comments came during a recent videoconference to answer questions from troops in the field about civilian casualties."