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May 26 Update:


Our website continues to be the target of numerous hacking attempts-- actually it has been a continuous wave of onslaught since late March of this year.  This has led to a daily battle for us to just maintain and update our website.  Certain data is still not up to date, such as image files, as evidenced by the lack of certain images in our Spring 09 Newsletter. Our attempts to upload those images is being blocked.


The source of the hacking activity is varied, from IP addresses from all over the world.  Some of those IP addresses are still listed as unallocated, therefore we stand by our previous assessment that the U.S. government is the source of this hacking activity. 


We have also experienced attempted penetration of our computers which are not online but simply connected to a phone line.  We utilize a land line telephone line serviced by Verizon Corporation. This type of activity is unusual to say the least, and further illustrates that the telecommunications carrier Verizon may be facilitating such activity. 


Compounding this, telephone service was cut off the evening of May 10th, or during the very early hours of May 11th, thereby preventing us from performing our daily updates, even though DSL service was continued for the subsequent four days, but also cut on the fifth day. 


We update our server by dialup rather than DSL, out of a security concern.  While updating by dialup, hacking activity is limited by a 2400 baud rate, whereas a DSL connection exposes us to a much greater digital baud territory which increases the probability of hacking penetration of our server and our connection.                                      


Verizon employees explained to us that the telephone service was affected as a result of a 'downed line', however the DSL service on the same cable was unaffected. 


I guess the 'telephone Fairy' permitted a partial 'downed line' that only affected our telephone line.  Verizon customers in adjoining buildings were unaffected, as was a Verizon customer within our building on a separate floor.  For the record, they all use the same telephone cable that we do.

Verizon must think we are idiots.                                   


We have experienced dubious activity in the past with Verizon services, when our tone based telephone service was changed to pulse, thereby preventing our telephones from being able to dial out (all our phones are tone based).  Pulse based service, commonly known as rotary dial, is an antiquated technology that was superceded by tone service. 




Such activities are thuggish in character.  In fact other thug-like activities are being used to target us, in fact myself in particular.  I had hoped that it would not come to this, I had hoped that with a new administration in the White House, such activities would be a remnant of a past in America embued by a Bush era mantra.  But I can no longer entertain such naive notions.                                                              


Attempts are being made by law enforcement agencies not just to surveil, the activities of this website, but also to create events to criminalize me, Victor Saraiva, the founder, Principal Director of this organization and the Editor-in Chief of this website.                                           


I have been targeted ever since I filed a complaint with the FBI requesting a criminal investigation be launched regarding a clique of 'businessmen and bankers' operating in the Newark area.  That complaint was filed in 1995. 


To my knowledge no investigation by the FBI of such persons named in my complaint was ever initiated. A FOIA request filed later by myself with the FBI, turned up 'no records on file' inclusive of any records tied to my name.  So in essence, according to the FOIA request response, I never filed any statement with this governmental law enforcement agency. 


Incredulous indeed, since my first statement was filed in person at the Newark field office; a second statement was filed with the U.S. Attorney's office, in Newark, also in 1995; and a third statement was filed by registered mail, mailed by a third party, in my presence, serving both as the direct agent submitting my statement into the care of the U.S. Postal Service, as well as witness that the statement was mailed to FBI headquarters in Washington D.C.                                                  


All three statements were submitted prior to my FOIA request, you know, the one that resulted in the highly questionable response of: 'nothing on file.'                                                                                                  


Given that my statements purported to establish that there existed a group of individuals in the Newark area that were directly involved in trafficking narcotics and utilized their businesses to funnel profits of such activities and launder them; and then the premier law enforcement agency of the United States negates a citizen's varied statements as ever being filed; one must therefore conclude that said law enforcement agency is not only aware of such activities but must logically condone them.  Succinctly: they too are involved!                                                         


Therefore, I can only conclude that drug traffic is being protected, or perhaps even purposely utilized by United States governmental agencies, in violation of laws and oaths to protect the citizenry of our nation.  I have since concluded that drugs are being used as a weapon of social control; to destabilize and purposely destroy communities populated by minorities.


Events have since transpired, especially of late, to lead me to also conclude that events are being created or molded to establish a 'believable' scenario to paint me as some degenerate or criminal.  Such events can only be characterized as 'beyond belief' in scope.


Over the years I have privately documented as much as possible, but decided to remain silent, in the hope that myself as well as my family would be left alone to live our lives in peace; in fact I had decided of late to minimize my political activities in these last couple of weeks; my soul searching led me to conclude that I had little left, not only in physical energy but also the monetary means to continue to do battle with elements in this city, county and state that epitomize sheer evil, and raw power. That personal appraisal is being called into question by unfolding events.                                                                                        


Recent events, in the life of my family's health and financial well being; as well as the 'frame job' being elaborated by corrupt cops and political figures (as I have been informed)-- may force me to go entirely public with my accusations: naming names, producing documents (some of which, passed on to me by third parties), and utilize this website as a means to expose activities of Newark drug traffic; money laundering and bank fraud; that involve a conspiracy of a variety of individuals assisted and protected by law enforcement personnel from different agencies. 


We will shortly elaborate further.


"He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression;  for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself."

-- Thomas Paine


"Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual)." --Ayn Rand


"Liberty is meaningless where the right to utter one’s thoughts and opinions has ceased to exist. That, of all rights, is the dread of tyrants. It is the right which they first of all strike down."

-- Frederick Douglass


Please refer to the Spring 2009 Newsletter for further postings.

Victor Saraiva, EDITOR



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 International News



West Looked Other Way as Afghan Drug Trade Exploded

Locals call them "poppy palaces," the three- or four-story marble homes with fake Roman columns perched behind razor wire and guard shacks in Afghanistan's capital.


Only Small-Time Afghan Drug Dealers Serve Time

Mayar paused for a moment and said there were "high-ranking officials" involved with drugs but that he didn't care to name them.  "The former police chiefs, governors and intelligence chiefs of Helmand own 10 big buildings each, and I, a general, am living in a rented house," he said, his face cinching into a frown.


Afghan Drug Trade Thrives With Help, and Neglect, of Officials

When it's harvest time in the poppy fields of Kandahar, dust-covered Taliban fighters pull up on their motorbikes to collect a 10 percent tax on the crop. Afghan police arrive in Ford Ranger pickups — bought with U.S. aid money — and demand their cut of the cash in exchange for promises to skip the farms during annual eradication.


Karzai's Brother Threatened McClatchy Writer Reporting Afghan Drug Story

In a place like Kandahar, I try to take precautions — letting my beard grow and wearing the traditional Afghan outfit of baggy pants and a long tunic — but at the end of the day, there's no protection when the most powerful official in the region orders you to leave.


U.K.: Government Wants Military to Run State Schools

The Armed Forces will be drafted in to run state schools under plans to drive up discipline and respect in classrooms. Ministers are in talks with defence chiefs about taking over a handful of schools and turning them into military academies.


Pakistan Pounds Taliban, Swelling the Tide of Refugees

The Pakistani military said Friday that it had gone on a full-scale offensive to rout militants in the Swat Valley, as tens of thousands of refugees fled the region.


Afghan Leader Says Civilian Deaths Strain Ties With U.S.

President Hamid Karzai described the gulf between the two countries as one with roots in American airstrikes, not corruption in his administration.


'Steep Rise' in Sri Lanka Deaths

At least 378 people have been killed by continuing shelling from the Sri Lankan army in the past 24 hours, a health official has told the BBC.


UN Aid Chief Sees Hope in Darfur

Two months after key international aid agencies were expelled from Sudan, the UN is cautiously optimistic about the humanitarian situation in Darfur.


NATO War Games Hinder U.S.-Russia Ties: Putin

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said NATO military exercises in Georgia did not help efforts to rebuild Moscow's relations with the United States in comments published on Sunday.


Burma's Suu Kyi 'in Poor Health'

Burma's detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is suffering from low blood pressure and dehydration and is barely eating, her party spokesman says.


EU Employment Summit Short on Results

The European commission and ministers from the Czech, Swedish and Spanish governments agreed a loose set of proposals to boost employment on Thursday (7 May) but failed to come up with concrete measures to tackle Europe's worsening jobs crisis.


Chávez Seizes Assets of Oil Contractors

President Hugo Chávez asserted greater control over the country’s energy industry on Friday by seizing the assets of some foreign and domestic oil contractors while his government grapples with a sharp decline in oil revenue and mounting debts.


Costa Rica Reports First Death From Swine Flu

A Washington state man with underlying heart conditions became the third person infected with swine flu to die in the U.S., health officials said Saturday, while Costa Rica reported the first swine flu death outside North America. Japanese authorities, meanwhile, scrambled to limit contact with their country's first cases, and Australia and Norway joined the list of nations with confirmed cases of swine flu.

Babylon Ruins Reopen in Iraq, to Controversy

After decades of dictatorship and disrepair, Iraq is celebrating its renewed sovereignty over the Babylon archaeological site — by fighting over the place, over its past and future and, of course, over its spoils.

Asian Stocks Post Weekly Gain as Confidence in Economy Rises

Asian stocks rose this week, extending a two-month rally, as regional bank earnings, stress tests for U.S. banks and an expansion in Chinese manufacturing activity boosted optimism that the worst of the financial crisis is over.


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 National News



Slump Revives Town-Gown Divide Across U.S.

Some cities and towns have renewed calls for local colleges and universities, which have tax-exempt status, to make voluntary payments to their communities.


Chemical Company Is Acquitted in Asbestos Case

W.R. Grace and three of its executives were acquitted on Friday on all criminal charges that they had knowingly contaminated a Montana mining town.


Swine Flu Cases Double in the U.S.

The United States announced Friday that the number of swine flu cases within its borders had doubled almost overnight, while the death toll in Mexico inched up. American health authorities said the number of confirmed cases was now 1,639 in 43 states. The figure had been put at 896 only on Thursday.


List Says Top Democrats Were Briefed on Interrogations

A new accounting appears to call into question House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's claim that she was never told that waterboarding and other methods were actually used on detainees.


Obama Top Court List Led by Women Judges, Politicians

President Barack Obama’s first U.S. Supreme Court appointment probably will be drawn from a group of women who have achieved prominence in the law or politics, ensuring more diversity and possibly more real-world experience for the high court.


Hospitals Pay for Cutting Costly Readmissions

Readmitted patients cost the government billions, but hospitals that curb return trips are not rewarded.


To the Hardy, Lady Liberty's Crown Beckons Anew

The Obama administration announced that the Statue of Liberty's crown will reopen in July, giving tourists the chance to make their way up the cramped, twisting stairway.


New York Charges Rent for Working Homeless

Some advocates say the new policy, which is based on a 1997 state law that was not enforced until last week, is punitive and counterproductive.


Pentagon’s Black Budget Grows to More Than $50 Billion

The Pentagon wants to spend just over $50 billion on classified programs next year, newly-released Defense Department budget documents reveal. “That’s the largest-ever sum,” according to Aviation Week’s Bill Sweetman, a longtime black-budget seer — a three percent increase over last year’s total.


White House Aide Resigns Over NYC Flyover

The White House official who authorized a $328,835 photo-op of an Air Force jet used by the president soaring above New York City resigned under fire Friday as the administration tried to move past the embarrassing incident that sent panicked workers rushing into the streets amid flashbacks of Sept. 11.


Congress Plans Incentives for Healthy Habits

Employers would have sweeping new authority to reward employees for behavior such as diet and exercise.


Scouring Obama's Past for Clues on Judiciary

In the Senate, Barack Obama assembled a nearly uniformly liberal voting record on judges, contradicting his pragmatism as a law professor.


Schwarzenegger Stirs Debate on Legalizing Marijuana

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger opened a new front for discussion this week, saying that while it's not time to legalize pot, he's willing to talk about it as a revenue-raising measure.


The Costs of the Iraq War  


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U.S. Curbs Use of Species Act in Protecting Polar Bear

An Obama administration decision means that two consecutive presidents have deemed the Endangered Species Act an inappropriate means of curbing greenhouse gas emissions.


Electric Cars and Noise

When cars run on electric power they not only save fuel and cut emissions but also run more quietly. Ordinarily, people might welcome quieter cars on the roads. However, as the use of hybrid and electric vehicles grows, a new concern is growing too: pedestrians and cyclists find it hard to hear them coming, especially when the cars are moving slowly through a busy town or manoeuvring in a car park. Some drivers say that when their cars are in electric mode people are more likely to step out in front of them. The solution, many now believe, is to fit electric and hybrid cars with external sound systems.






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Ask Iceland's New Government to Save Whales

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Urge Agriculture Secretary to Cancel Hazing of Wild Buffalo

While millions of wild buffalo, or bison, once roamed North America, the Yellowstone herd is comprised of about 3,000 buffalo -- the only continuously wild, free-roaming herd in America. In the spring, some of these buffalo leave snow-covered Yellowstone in search of fresh forage at lower elevations in Montana.


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Ambrose Evans-Pritchard: Enjoy Rally But Expect Sucker Punch

Bear market rallies can be explosive. Japan had four violent spikes during its Lost Decade (33 percent, 55 percent, 44 percent, and 79 percent). Wall Street had seven during the Great Depression, lasting 40 days on average. The spring of 1931 was a corker.


How the Family of a Dissident Fled China

Gao Zhisheng, one of China’s most irrepressible dissidents, began the day of Jan. 9 the same way as most days since security officials had begun watching him around the clock. He and his wife, Geng He, ate a breakfast of soy milk, fried eggs and peanuts. Mr. Gao left the apartment to run some errands. By the time he returned, his wife and two children were gone. With only the clothes they were wearing, roughly $60 in cash and, out of habit, their keys, the three embarked upon a harrowing odyssey orchestrated by human rights activists that began in the bitter cold of northern Beijing and ended, seven days and some 2,000 miles later, in the humid safety of Thailand.


Fine Line for Obama on How to Convey Hope on Economy

The Obama administration is trying, carefully, to renew onfidence among the public without declaring victory too soon.


The Dropout Crisis

Washington's $50 million dropout prevention program will fall short unless more money and muscle are put behind a solid national strategy.


Toward Fair Lending

A Senate version of a predatory lending bill should hold both the mortgage originators and the companies to which they sell the illegal loans liable.


Far From Over, by Bob Herbert

Joblessness is like a cancer in the society. The last thing in the world that you want is for it to metastasize. And that's what's happening now.


After the Stress Tests

Investors, consumers and taxpayers alike must wait and see if the nation's biggest banks will begin to function normally.


The Credit Card Squeeze

The tough new Federal Reserve rules to keep big banks from arbitrarily ratcheting up fees and interest need to kick in now, not next year.


What Do You Give the Developing World for Mother's Day?

Five writers suggest ways to improve the lives of mothers, children and mothers-to-be.


Official Unemployment Rate Now at 8.9%

Previously reported job loss has been revised upward by an average of 86,200 in the last five months.


VIDEO: Pete Seeger Turns 90: 18,000 Turn Out to Honor Him

Legendary folk singer, banjo player, storyteller, and political and environmental activist Pete Seeger turned ninety on Sunday. More than 18,000 people packed New York's Madison Square Garden Sunday celebrate the man, the music and the movement.


VIDEO: Pete Seeger, "Amazing Grace," on his 90th Birthday at Madison Square Garden


VIDEO: John Mellencamp Pete Seeger 90th Birthday Celebration at MSG


VIDEO: Joan Baez sings "Where Have All the Flowers Gone," Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Concert


VIDEO: Keith Olbermann—U.S. Must "Move Forward" with Torture Accountability Now

Mr. President, you are wrong. What you describe would be not "spent energy" but catharsis. Not "blame laid," but responsibility ascribed.


VIDEO:  Silver Trader - The Value of Silver


VIDEO: Average Wages expressed in Silver (1870 - 2009)


The Meltdown Goes Global

Only a year ago, the United States seemed likely to be the main victim of its own bursting housing bubble and financial crisis. Now the American collapse has deepened--and spread worldwide. Economic activity is shrinking in nearly every country, with Japan facing the steepest drop among the Group of Seven rich countries. Even in red-hot China, unemployment has become a major problem. This year, for the first time in 60 years, the world economy will contract.


VIDEO: Interview of Brother of Slain Journalist Jose Couso

We speak with Jose Couso’s brother, Javier, who is in the United States to call for an independent investigation into the death of his brother and the prosecution of those responsible. [includes transcript] Since the beginning of the invasion, over three dozen journalists have been killed in Iraq. It remains one of the deadliest conflicts for journalists in recent history.


VIDEO: George Soros Interview: 'U.S. Banking System Is Effectively Insolvent'

A roundtable of Reuters Staff interviews Investor George Soros, Chairman of Soros Fund Management and author of "The Crash of 2008 and What it Means." (13:25)


VIDEO: Ron Paul-We're on The Verge Of A Major Crisis


VIDEO:  Fed to Buy Treasuries is Not a Good Sign

Stephen Roach, chairman for Asia at Morgan Stanley does not view the Fed's plan to buy $300 billion worth of long-dated government debt as a constructive sign for prospects going forward. He explains why to CNBC's Amanda Drury.


VIDEO: The Crash of 2009 Is COMING To YOU!!

As Glenn Beck from Fox News points out clearly, the Crash is Coming SOON!! Send this video to your family & friends...Be this a forewarning, it is coming & will effect everyone world wide!


Ron Paul About the Economy Collapse


VIDEO: Big Ideas that Changed the World: Democracy  38 Minutes

Documentary in which veteran Labour MP Tony Benn uncovers the unsung heroes that gave the British public the vote and traces how democracy spread from Britain across the world. He argues that Britain's hard-won democratic freedom is now being taken away by global big business and asks what can be done to get it back   


VIDEO: State of the Arts

This 26 minute documentary explores the contributions of these extraordinary artists: Poet-Walt Whitman, Photographer-Edward Weston, Composer Harry Partch, and Organist-Alexander McCurdy.


VIDEO: Guns, Germs and Steel

Based on Diamond's Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name, this series traces humanity's journey over the last 13,000 years. Inspired by a question put to him on the island of Papua New Guinea more than thirty years ago, Diamond embarks on a world-wide quest to understand the roots of global inequality

Part 1 Out of Eden  54 Minutes

Part 2 Conquest  54 Minutes

Part 3 Tropics  54 Minutes


VIDEO: Elizabeth Gilbert: A Different Way to Think About Creative Genius

Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses -- and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius. It's a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.


VIDEO: Richard Dawkins: The Universe is Queerer than We Can Suppose

Biologist Richard Dawkins makes a case for "thinking the improbable" by looking at how the human frame of reference limits our understanding of the universe.


VIDEO:  Rep. Kanjorski: $550 Billion Disappeared in "Electronic Run On the Banks" on Sept. 15, 2008

At 2 minutes, 20 seconds into this C-Span video clip, Kanjorski reports on a "tremendous draw-down of money market accounts in the United States, to the tune of $550 billion dollars." According to Kanjorski, this electronic transfer occured over the period of an hour or two.


VIDEO: Who Owns America? A clip from "The American Ruling Class"

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VIDEO: Nickel and Dimed from The American Ruling Class!

Barbara Ehrenreich is featured in this musical excerpt from The American Ruling Class, a "dramatic-documentary-musical" starring Harper's Magazine editor emeritus Lewis Lapham.


VIDEO: Poverty in America


VIDEO: Living on the Edge: Poverty in America


VIDEO: Southern California Shanty Town / Tent City

Here are some videos of a tent city / shanty town that has popped up in the suburbs of Southern California. I've never seen anything like this in America since the great depression.


VIDEO: Tent Cities Spring Up in LA

Tent cities have sprung up outside Los Angeles as people lose their homes in the mortgage crisis.


VIDEO: St. Petersburg Police Cutting Up Homeless Tents

Police officers with box cutters showed up where St. Pete's tent city residents had moved and set up. The cops slashed their tents to the ground as residents watched in shock.


VIDEO: The Spy Factory, by James Bamford

The Spy Factory, an eye-opening documentary on the National Security Agency (NSA) by best-selling author James Bamford and Emmy Award-winning producer Scott Willis, NOVA exposes the ultra-secret intelligence agency's role in the failure to stop the 9/11 attacks and the subsequent eavesdropping program that listens in without warrant on millions of American citizens.


AUDIO: How Taxpayers Finance Fantasy Wars, by Chalmers Johnson


VIDEO:  Bill Moyers Interviews Lew Rockwell – 21 Minutes - Mar 7, 2003

Lew Rockwell presages in this 2003 interview the economic catastrophe that we are seeing unravel today.


VIDEO:  Richard Dawkins: An Atheist's Call to Arms

Richard Dawkins urges all atheists to openly state their position -- and to fight the incursion of the church into politics and science. A fiery, funny, powerful talk.


VIDEO: Rick Warren: Living a Life of Purpose

Pastor Rick Warren, author of The Purpose-Driven Life, reflects on his own crisis of purpose in the wake of his book's wild success. He explains his belief that God's intention is for each of us to use our talents and influence to do good.


VIDEO: Rep Ron Paul: Dollar Collapse May be Near


VIDEO: The Mortgage Banking Meltdown


VIDEO: Norwegian Town Hit by Financial Crisis


VIDEO: "This Land Is Your Land" Like Woody Wrote It

Folk legend Pete Seeger (89) joined Bruce Springsteen at the conclusion of the "We Are One" concert at the Lincoln Memorial to lead a sing-along of Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land." Seeger, who rode the rails with Guthrie during the Great Depression, led the 500,000 person audience on the mall in singing the song as it was originally written - including verses often left out that address worker's rights.


VIDEO: The Manifest Hope Exhibit, Wash DC

The Manifest Hope Exhibit is an art gallery open during the inauguration that gathers together an array of visual artwork all focused around our incoming president. TPMtv caught up with producer and curator Yosi Sergant and Shepard Fairey, the artist responsible for the iconic "Hope" poster.


VIDEO: Keith Olbermann: Bush Years: 8 in 8 Minutes

Keith Olbermann addresses the eight years of the Bush administration in eight minutes.


VIDEO: Martin L. King Jr.’s I HAVE A DREAM Speech (08-28-1963)  17 Minutes

The full unedited version of Martin Luther King Jr's famous "I have a dream" speech.


AUDIO: Martin L. King Jr.’s Last Speech (I Have Been to the Mountaintop) 8 Minutes


AUDIO: Martin Luther King speaks out against the Vietnam War

This speech was released by Black Forum records, a subsidiary of Motown, and went on to win a Grammy in 1970 for the Best Spoken Word Recording.  Sermon was delievered at the Ebenezer Baptist Church on April 30, 1967.  23 Minutes


VIDEO: The Bush Goofs

You might call it the Bushism that started it all. During a stump speech in Florence, South Carolina on Jan. 11, 2000, as Bush battled Arizona Senator John McCain for the Republican presidential nomination, he asked a question that — quite rightly and by his own admission — is rarely asked: "Is our children learning?",28804,1870938_1870943,00.html?xid=rss-netzero-featured


VIDEO:  "Pondering our Post-Petroleum Future" with Michael Ruppert (28 Minutes)


VIDEO:  We are All Going Broke and Don’t Even Know it!


VIDEO:  What is a dollar really worth?


VIDEO:  Rep. Ron Paul on the Coming Economic Collapse


VIDEO:  Unconscionable Drugging of Our Children

Children are being prescribed powerful antipsychotic medicines with few precautions, and federal drug experts warned that regulators must do more to inform doctors of their substantial risks. More than 389,000 children and teenagers were treated last year with Risperdal, a form of medicine known as an atypical antipsychotic. Of those patients, 240,000 were 12 or younger. In many cases, the drug was prescribed to treat attention deficit disorders.


VIDEO:  Parents Homeschool Kids to Avoid Vaccinations

A growing network of parents have decided to homeschool their children, in part because of their belief that mandated vaccinations for public and private school children are a dangerous overreach by state governments.


VIDEO:  The Future of Food

A MUST watch documentary on the changes taking place in agriculture that are affecting the world’s food supply in alarming ways!!!


Results of Classic Milgram Experiment Still Valid

Two new papers illustrate the continuing power of Stanley Milgram's shock experiments -- and the diverse interpretations they still inspire.


Government Compiling Secret List of Citizens to Detain, by Christopher Ketcham

In the spring of 2007, a retired senior official in the U.S. Justice Department sat before Congress and told a story so odd and ominous, it could have sprung from the pages of a pulp political thriller. It was about a principled bureaucrat struggling to protect his country from a highly classified program with sinister implications. Rife with high drama, it included a car chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., and a tense meeting at the White House, where the president's henchmen made the bureaucrat so nervous that he demanded a neutral witness be present.


The Bushes and Hitler's Appeasement, by Robert Parry

The irony of George W. Bush going before the Knesset and mocking the late Sen. William Borah for expressing surprise at Adolf Hitler's 1939 invasion of Poland is that Bush's own family played a much bigger role assisting the Nazis.


How Bush's Grandfather Helped Hitler's Rise to Power

Rumours of a link between the U.S. first family and the Nazi war machine have circulated for decades. Now the Guardian can reveal how repercussions of events that culminated in action under the Trading with the Enemy Act are still being felt by today's president.


Kissinger's 1974 Plan for Food Control Genocide, by Joseph Brewda

On Dec. 10, 1974, the U.S. National Security Council under Henry Kissinger completed a classified 200-page study, “National Security Study Memorandum 200: Implications of Worldwide Population Growth for U.S. Security and Overseas Interests.” The study falsely claimed that population growth in the so-called Lesser Developed Countries (LDCs) was a grave threat to U.S. national security.


1934: The Plot Against America

In November 1934, federal investigators uncovered an amazing plot involving some two dozen senior businessmen, a good many of them Wall Street financiers, to topple the government of the United States and install a fascist dictatorship. AUDIO:



The Thirteen Stars and Stripes: An Expatriate's Alarm, by Emanuel E. Garcia

Like Cindy Sheehan we must get up close and personal. We must look the perpetrators, the enablers, the conspirators, the corrupt and the lazy in the eye. We must park our carcasses in front of every congressional office, every embassy, every newspaper, every television and radio station, and we must let them see our faces as we see theirs. We must ask them the uncomfortable questions they don't wish to acknowledge. We must challenge them, face to face, day in and day out. We must make ourselves unavoidable to press them into the service of political truth.






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