Saturday, August 31, 2013

OpEdNews - Article: We Are Not the World's Policeman

OpEdNews - Article: We Are Not the World's Policeman: A possible U.S. attack on Syria is in the news, and on people's minds today. Here is what Congressman Alan Grayson had to say about it, in an interview on national radio this morning:

OpEdNews - Article: Innovative Electric Drive System Has Only One Moving Part

OpEdNews - Article: Innovative Electric Drive System Has Only One Moving Part: A proprietary electric drive system with only one moving part will be seen by the end of the year in 100 innovative scooters employing the technology. Unlike modern internal combustion engines, this system has no gears, clutches, spark plugs, filters, belts, or oil. It never needs a tune-up! And it's quiet.

OpEdNews - Article: Obama Reveals His Dictatorship

OpEdNews - Article: Obama Reveals His Dictatorship: "It is difficult to image a more serious blow to the US than the one Obama has delivered. All of the important props for Washington's propaganda, such as "the world's greatest democracy," have been kicked out from under what now stands revealed as a criminal enterprise."

Americans Don't Want A War in Syria—And They're Working Hard to Prevent One | Alternet

Americans Don't Want A War in Syria—And They're Working Hard to Prevent One | Alternet: "A few days ago it looked like the United States would be bombing Syria by now. The more pressure we can put on the Obama administration, the better."

Friday, August 30, 2013

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Putin Orders Massive Strike Against Saudi Arabia If West Attacks Syria | EUTimes.net

Putin Orders Massive Strike Against Saudi Arabia If West Attacks Syria | EUTimes.net: "A grim “urgent action memorandum” issued today from the office of President Putin to the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation is ordering a “massive military strike” against Saudi Arabia in the event that the West attacks Syria."

EXCLUSIVE: Syrians In Ghouta Claim Saudi-Supplied Rebels Carried Out Chemical Attack

EXCLUSIVE: Syrians In Ghouta Claim Saudi-Supplied Rebels Carried Out Chemical Attack: However, from numerous interviews with doctors, Ghouta residents, rebel fighters and their families, a different picture emerges. Many believe that certain rebels received chemical weapons via the Saudi intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, and were responsible for carrying out the dealing gas attack.

George Galloway - 2013-08-29 Parliament on Syria [couchtripper] - YouTube

George Galloway - 2013-08-29 Parliament on Syria [couchtripper] - YouTube

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

In Rush to Strike Syria, US Tried to Derail UN Probe

In Rush to Strike Syria, US Tried to Derail UN Probe: Washington - "After initially insisting that Syria give United Nations investigators unimpeded access to the site of an alleged nerve gas attack, the administration of President Barack Obama reversed its position on Sunday and tried unsuccessfully to get the U.N. to call off its investigation."

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Laura Poitras on British Attacks on Press Freedom and the NSA Affair - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Laura Poitras on British Attacks on Press Freedom and the NSA Affair - SPIEGEL ONLINE: "The detention of David Miranda -- partner of the Guardian journalist involved in the NSA revelations -- and the destruction of hard drives in the British newspaper's basement reveal one thing: Governments do not want their citizens to be informed when it comes to the topic of surveillance."

OpEdNews - Article: A CIA Hand in an American "Coup"?

OpEdNews - Article: A CIA Hand in an American "Coup"?: "It has taken six decades for the CIA to formally acknowledge that it undertook a coup against Iran's elected government in 1953, but the spy agency might never concede that some of its officers joined in a political strike against a sitting U.S. president in 1980, yet that is what the evidence now indicates."

Sunday, August 25, 2013

America’s Gilded Capital - Video - Moyers and Company

America’s Gilded Capital - Video - Moyers and Company

The Real, Terrifying Reason Why British Authorities Detained David Miranda

The Real, Terrifying Reason Why British Authorities Detained David Miranda: "This leaves one last possible explanation -- those in power were angry and impulsively acted on that anger. They're lashing out: sending a message and demonstrating that they're not to be messed with -- that the normal rules of polite conduct don't apply to people who screw with them. That's probably the scariest explanation of all. Both the U.S. and U.K. intelligence apparatuses have enormous money and power, and they have already demonstrated that they are willing to ignore their own laws. Once they start wielding that power unthinkingly, it could get really bad for everyone."