"No Kill I" - microcebus bongolavensis lemur does not want to know us. "Deep in the forests of Madagascar German scientists have discovered three new species of the world's smallest primate, the mouse lemur. But the habitat these tiny creatures call home is now being threatened by mass deforestation." Images
Afghan conflict deaths quadruple bbc "There has been a four-fold rise this year in the number of people killed in the conflict in Afghanistan, according to a report on the insurgency." empty knapsacks and shrapnel for you. NATO fighting the wrong battle in Afghanistan"Again, Karzai's recent initiative to reach out to Pashtun opinion in Pakistan will now fizzle out, and along with that his overall image of being a puppet of the US becomes even more difficult to erase in the Pashtun heartland." Puppet Grumbles? Growing U.S. doubts over Afghan leader "The assessment found that Karzai's government and security forces continued to struggle to exert authority beyond Kabul, said a senior U.S. official who spoke only on the condition of anonymity."
"A recent Central Intelligence Agency assessment has found that Karzai has been significantly weakened by rising popular frustration with his U.S.-backed government, U.S. officials say" It is what it is.
Canada looking to buy more high-tech howitzers War Is A RacketRaytheon bellies up to the Canadian Tax Trough (link expired,sorry) "It's like shooting a Ferrari every time you use one of these things"
You don't Know the Past, You don't Know the Future... OBEY! - Canadian Concentration Feds kept detailed list of activists to arrest "It's really about the fear, the government feared people who disagreed with it during a time of a national emergency." (link dead story scrubbed) Conservative Party linked to pro-U.S. annexation cabal"The leaked document clearly substantiates that Ministers of the Stephen Harper Government are sharing information with representatives of the U.S. military-industrial-complex, for the purposes of "surrendering" Canada to a U.S.-based "non-democratic authority."
Harper, Bush Share Roots in Controversial PhilosophyClose advisors schooled in 'the noble lie' and 'regime change'. Canadian Counter-militarization Operation Objection is a Canada-wide counter-recruitment campaign. This is a once in a generation opportunity to reclaim our educational institutions for peace and the interests of students from those who would co-opt them for war.
A dismembered American warns against war as a lifestyle.
Following the recent detection of Saturnian radio bursts by NASA's Cassini spacecraft that indicated a rare and powerful atmospheric storm, Cassini imaging scientists have spotted the storm in an unlikely fashion: they looked for it in the dark.
Empire: Fortress Rises in Baghdad: Asian Workers Trafficked to Build World's Largest Embassy The Kuwait-based company building the $592-million Baghdad project is the exception. Brutal and inhumane, he says "I’ve never seen a project more fucked up. Every US labor law was broken." Mission Accomplished American backed Death Squads ensure a smooth “Balkanization” of Iraq About the assassination of Iraqi academics. "Patrick Lang, former chief of Middle East analysis for the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency says: “What those of us in El Salvador learned was that American policy might call for surgical action, but once the local troops are involved, they’re as likely to use a chain-saw as a scalpel. And that, too, can serve American ends.
In almost any counter-insurgency, the basic message the government or the occupiers tries to get across to the population is brutally simple: “We can protect you from the guerrillas, but the guerrillas can’t protect you from us, and you’ve got to choose sides.”
Sometimes you can win the population’s hearts and minds; sometimes you just have to make them more frightened of you than they are of the insurgents.” And for this aim they use the Wolf Brigade, the Scorpions Brigade, the Lions Brigade, the Peshmerga’s and the “security forces” of the Ministry of Interior."
Homeland: They hate you for Your Freedoms U.S. PLANS TO SCREEN ALL WHO ENTER, LEAVE COUNTRY Who knew occupied Iraq would end up being the testing grounds for the new “Homeland” procedures? It’s a good thing America got rid of all that “Habeas Corpus” red tape.
Tangram: Son of Total Information Awareness "In effect, according to the Air Force Materiel Command, Tangram compiles “a set of disjointed technologies that are difficult for non-technical users to apply, cumbersome to configure into a self-configuring, continuously operating system” and will, with enough money and jobbing out to the usual suspects (Booz Allen Hamilton, 21st Century Technologies, and SRI International) create “a fully automated, continuously operating, intelligence analysis support system” designed to snare terrorists, that is to say anybody who organizes against or merely talks about opposing our rulers. "
Dynasty of deviates: The Bushes and The Lost King "Just as with the events on 9/11, there is the "official story"; in the case of Kennedy, it was the "lone gunman"; in the case of 9/11, it was 19 improbable terrorists directed by a cave-dwelling mastermind. In fact, Osama bin Laden and Lee Harvey Oswald have a lot in common: both worked for the CIA.
In the end, what has ruled America for the past 43 years is a corrupt government that took power on November 22nd, 1963, in a coup d'etat that worked from that day forward towards the goal of turning the United States of America into a Fascist machine for World Conquest: the New World Order."