Saturday, June 8, 2013

Assange no concern of ours, says Carr

Assange no concern of ours, says Carr: Foreign Minister Bob Carr has told a Senate budget estimates committee that the government would make no more representations to the US on Assange's circumstances because his case ''doesn't affect Australian interests''.

Friday, June 7, 2013

In Mistaken House Search, SWAT Team Rummages through Iraq Veteran's House and Shoots His Dog | Alternet

In Mistaken House Search, SWAT Team Rummages through Iraq Veteran's House and Shoots His Dog | Alternet: “They busted the door down, with a battering ram or whatever,” he told the Buffalo News. “They came in, and within a few seconds of entering the apartment, they murdered my dog. They shot her multiple times. They had no reason to do that.” Arroyo says his dog, a two-and-a-half-year-old pit bull named Cindy, was killed while chained up in the kitchen, which he discovered ridden with bullet holes."

In Defense of Raised Voices

In Defense of Raised Voices" If you're going to step to a microphone or stand upon a stage to espouse a position, you'd better be prepared to hear from the people, whether you want to or not."

As Bradley Manning Trial Begins, Press Predictably Misses the Point | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone

As Bradley Manning Trial Begins, Press Predictably Misses the Point | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone: "This whole thing, this trial, it all comes down to one simple equation. If you can be punished for making public a crime, then the government doing the punishing is itself criminal."

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Millennials Can't Do It Alone: Class of 1966, It's Time to Get Politically Active Again | Alternet

Millennials Can't Do It Alone: Class of 1966, It's Time to Get Politically Active Again | Alternet: A graduation speech to inspire an older generation

OpEdNews - Article: "Ridiculous Manning Trial Proves Demand For Whistleblowers"

OpEdNews - Article: "Ridiculous Manning Trial Proves Demand For Whistleblowers": "Kristinn Hrafnsson believes that Manning has already suffered enough and should be set free as no lives have been harmed due to the data he disclosed."

OpEdNews - Article: A Brief For Animals

OpEdNews - Article: A Brief For AnimalsSome thoughtful people wonder if humans belong on planet earth. Humans are great destroyers of animal and plant life, water resources, and the soil itself. Some people think of humans as alien invaders of planet earth. If one looks at it in this way, it seems clear that humans have contributed nothing to the health of the planet or to its life forms.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

America's Greatest Affliction: The Presstitute Media -- Paul Craig Roberts - PaulCraigRoberts.org

America's Greatest Affliction: The Presstitute Media -- Paul Craig Roberts - PaulCraigRoberts.org: "When Gerald Celente branded the American media “presstitutes,” he got it right. The US print and TV media (and NPR) whore for Washington and the corporations. Reporting the real news is their last concern. The presstitutes are a Ministry of Propaganda and Coverup. This is true of the entire Western media, a collection of bought-and-paid-for whores."

Monday, June 3, 2013

The Monsanto tipping point has been reached: We shall overcome global food injustice (GMO)

The Monsanto tipping point has been reached: We shall overcome global food injustice (GMO): "Monsanto is now in full retreat against a global grassroots rejection of its poisons and lies. The company is backpedaling on every front now, even admitting defeat in Europe and now trying to focus its last, desperate efforts on the United States and Brazil."

OpEdNews - Article: "We Steal Secrets": State Agitprop

OpEdNews - Article: "We Steal Secrets": State Agitprop: "Alex Gibney's new film, "We Steal Secrets," is about WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange. It dutifully peddles the state's contention that WikiLeaks is not a legitimate publisher and that Bradley Manning, who allegedly passed half a million classified Pentagon and State Department documents to WikiLeaks, is not a legitimate whistle-blower. It interprets acts of conscience and heroism by Assange and Manning as misguided or criminal."

Federal Way woman calls 911 during own arrest | www.kirotv.com

Federal Way woman calls 911 during own arrest | www.kirotv.com: FEDERAL WAY, Wash. —

Federal Way Police are reviewing their use of force during a recent arrest in which a woman diagnosed with cognitive and hearing disabilities was punched several times , while being restrained. Police, in turn, are recommending the woman be charged with felony assault to an officer.

OpEdNews - Article: Bradley Manning, Thank You For Your Service

OpEdNews - Article: Bradley Manning, Thank You For Your Service: "This is a critical time in US History, when the US Government, desperate to cover up war crimes it is committing in the Middle East and Africa, are imposing the most cruel and illegal torture against members of the US military; the sons and daughters of this nation who stepped up to fight for what they believed to be wars for our freedom."

Did Syria Sink an Israeli Submarine? | Veterans Today

Did Syria Sink an Israeli Submarine? | Veterans Today: "A story out of Syria claiming it sunk a German built nuclear armed submarine operated by the government of Israel has not only been partially confirmed, but that a fully confirmed nuclear attack on Syria is now believed to have been Israeli retaliation for that sinking."

Did “FBI” gangster hitmen silence Todashev to cover up Boston false-flag? | Veterans Today

Did “FBI” gangster hitmen silence Todashev to cover up Boston false-flag? | Veterans Today:

"More evidence confirming that the Boston Marathon bombings were a state-sponsored false-flag attack has emerged, as father of slain witness Ibragim Todashev has provided photographic proof that mobbed-up FBI agents murdered his son in a gangland-style hit."

Sunday, June 2, 2013

From Iraq, a Tragic Reminder to Prosecute the War Criminals

From Iraq, a Tragic Reminder to Prosecute the War Criminals: "Studies show almost half of Iraq's population in areas around where the United States and Britain dropped some 300 tons of depleted uranium will get cancer. These crimes await prosecution. But who will demand it?, asks Pilger."