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Archive for July, 2010 :


PA School District Accused of Spying on Students for Second Time
July 30th, 2010

For the second time this year, parents said employees at one school district have been spying on their kids at home by accessing the web camera on their school-issued laptop.


Fallen Soldiers’ Families Denied Cash as Insurers Profit
July 30th, 2010

A public health nurse who helps special-needs children, says she had always believed that her son’s life insurance funds were in a bank insured by the FDIC, but found out it wasn’t actually sitting in a bank.


US Wants Increased Police Access to Email
July 30th, 2010

The White House wants to give the FBI easier access to the Internet activity of suspects without a court order, the Washington Post reported Thursday.


Classified Documents Reveal UK’s Role in Abuse of Its Own Citizens
July 30th, 2010

The true extent of the Labour government’s involvement in the illegal abduction and torture of its own citizens after the al-Qaida attacks of September 2001 has been spelled out in stark detail.


Is Wikileaks Part of U.S. Cyber-Warfare Operations?
July 30th, 2010

There is a strong belief in some Asian countries that the website Wikileaks is linked to U.S. cyber-warfare and computer espionage operations, as well as to Mossad’s own cyber-warfare activities.


Judge: CIA Can Suppress Information About Torture Tapes, Memos
July 30th, 2010

A federal judge ruled on July 15 that the government can withhold information from the public about intelligence sources and methods, even if those sources and methods were illegal.


The “New Normal”: More Americans at Risk of Destitution
July 30th, 2010

More than one in five Americans in 2009 suffered a household income loss of 25 percent or more over the previous year.


Ariz. Immigration Law Ruling Ignites Firestorm
July 29th, 2010

The calls to Colorado voters Wednesday night were just one sign that the federal ruling in Arizona is likely to ripple through this heated campaign season.


Two US Resolutions – One World War
July 28th, 2010

Resolution 1553 presented by Rep. Gohmert is brief and fairly vague in terms of providing a time-table for finding a ‘peaceful solution’ but is flagrantly providing explicit support for military strikes against Iran.


Tens of Thousands of Alleged Afghan War Documents Go Online
July 28th, 2010

A whistle-blower website has published what it says are more than 90,000 United States military and diplomatic reports about Afghanistan filed between 2004 and January of this year.


Collecting Rainwater Now Illegal in Many States
July 28th, 2010

Many of the freedoms we enjoy here in the U.S. are quickly eroding as the nation transforms from the land of the free into the land of the enslaved, with the Big Government claiming ownership over our water.


Jihadi Man Who Threatened “South Park,” Arrested
July 28th, 2010

An unemployed 20-year-old man in Virginia who this year threatened South Park’s creators over an episode featuring the Prophet Muhammad dressed in a bear suit, has been arrested.


Gaza Children Shelled by Flechette Bombs
July 28th, 2010

The Israeli army reportedly fired bombs with flechettes, which are illegal under international law if fired into densely-populated civilian areas. The shelling was in and around residences in Beit Hanoun.


Hold US leaders Accountable for War Crimes
July 27th, 2010

Unless Americans hold their leaders accountable for their criminal conduct, even if it means the death penalty, future leaders will commit crimes as well, a prominent law school dean warns.


U.S. Senate Passes ‘Libel Tourism’ Bill
July 26th, 2010

This week, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill shielding journalists and publishers from “libel tourism.”


Miss. Town Looks to Iran for Health Care Model
July 23rd, 2010

Iran is way ahead of the US in intelligent and effective health care and a small town in Mississippi wants to learn from Iran’s health care program.


What is the US up to in Costa Rica?
July 23rd, 2010

After overthrowing the govt. of Honduras the US may now be up to more criminal military thuggery in Central America as it moves 46 war ships and 7,000 soldiers into once peaceful Costa Rica.


School of Shock
July 22nd, 2010

Electric shocks. Withholding food. Social isolation. Why are we paying for autistic, mentally retarded, and emotionally troubled kids to be treated like enemy combatants?


Why the Washington Post Covered Up Spy-Crimes
July 22nd, 2010

Tim Shorrock, an investigative journalist, asks why it took the Washington Post seven years to investigate and do the story on the US Intelligence System.


Google Spying on You for the Feds?
July 21st, 2010

Consumer Watchdog reports that Google has classified contracts to provide the Feds with information on US citizens.


The Case for Organic Sustainable Agriculture
July 21st, 2010

Our current industrial agriculture model is unsustainable and is contributing to the destruction of the planet. A new sustainable organic agriculture is essential to the survival of man.


Britain Creates its Enemies
July 21st, 2010

The Ex-head of Britain’s MI5 intelligence services admits that the war on the people of Iraq has greatly increased the chance of retaliation against Britain for its atrocities.


Greed Drives up Food Prices, Causes Starvation
July 21st, 2010

The global food distribution system is fatally broken thanks to the greed of the rich and powerful. As a result, more than 1 billion people can’t afford to eat, while surplus food is simply thrown away.


Schwarzenegger Mobilizes National Guard to Border
July 21st, 2010

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday mobilized members of the California National Guard as part of a federal effort to deter drug trafficking and illegal immigration along the border with Mexico.


Blog Service Shut Down by Order of US Law Enforcement
July 21st, 2010

A blogging service with 70,000 users has been forced to permanently close its doors under orders from unidentified law enforcement officers.


The Killing Fields of MNCs
July 21st, 2010

With twenty-five thousand people who died, 500,000 were injured, the injustice done to the victims of Bhopal’s gas tragedy over the past 25 years will go down as the worst case of jurisprudence ever.


Chilling New ‘Big Brother’ Surveillance for Britons in EU
July 19th, 2010

British citizens face being subjected to chilling new EU ‘Big Brother’ surveillance and investigation powers.


10 Ways We Are Being Tracked, Traced, and Databased
July 19th, 2010

Are technological advances infringing on our right to privacy?


Judge Sentences US Civil Liberties Lawyer to 10 Years
July 19th, 2010

In a new and vicious attack on the lawyer, Federal District Judge John G. Koeltl resentenced the disbarred civil liberties attorney to 10 years in prison on trumped-up charges of assisting terrorism.


Google Street View’s ‘Mysterious Discoveries’ and Privacy Issues
July 18th, 2010

After attracting controversy over its supposed finding of a mysterious Horse Boy and a two-headed man with three legs, Google Street View is facing a serious controversy concerning privacy.


Talk on Chinese Cyber Army Pulled from Black Hat
July 18th, 2010

A talk on China’s state-sponsored offensive security efforts scheduled for the Black Hat conference later this month has been pulled from the conference.


Iran Must Halt Woman’s Death by Stoning
July 16th, 2010

It is clearly stated in Article 5 of the U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights that, “No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.”


Scientists Reveal Mystery Word on Declaration of Independence
July 4th, 2010

Scientists at the United States Library of Congress have revealed the moment when Thomas Jefferson altered the Declaration of Independence to set the course of American history.


Cellphone Industry Attacks San Fran’s Radiation Ruling
July 2nd, 2010

San Francisco’s requirement for retailers to disclose cell phone radiation levels has the industry in a tizzy.


Pirate Bay To Move to Swedish Parliament
July 2nd, 2010

After their former hosting provider received an injunction telling it to stop providing bandwidth to The Pirate Bay, the worlds most resilient BitTorrent site switched to a new ISP – the Swedish Pirate Party, which intends to host the site from inside the Swedish Parliament.


Rethinking Iran-Contra
July 2nd, 2010

The Iran-Contra case was just one aspect of extensive crimes carried on by the sinister forces infecting Washington.


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