Thomas Paine

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

3 December - Blogs I'm Following II

be_mindfulImage by jaycross via FlickrCall to Action! National Defense Authorization...Image by watchingfrogsboil via FlickrCover of "State of War: The Secret Histor...Cover via AmazonThey Thought They Were Free

What happened here was the gradual habituation of the people, little by little, to being governed by surprise; to receiving decisions deliberated in secret; to believing that the situation was so complicated that the government had to act on information which the people could not understand, or so dangerous that, even if the people could not understand it, it could not be released because of national security.

America Wins the War on Terror
The moment of victory came when 61 senators passed a version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal year 2012 that allows the indefinite military detention on American soil of American citizens who are merely suspected of having connections to terrorism.

National Defense Authorization Act Draws Fire

According to Republican South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham, the bill will “basically say in law for the first time that the homeland is part of the battlefield.”

Who are you going to believe? The media? 

State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration

Publisher's blurb
Yet beneath the surface events of the Bush presidency lies a secret history — a series of hidden events that makes a mockery of current debate.


World Awash In Environmental Arm...


Dec 02
The Gulf of Mexico is Dying
A Special Report on the BP Gulf Oil Spill By Dr. Tom Termotto It is with deep regret that we publish this report.  We do not take this responsibility lightly, as the consequences of the following observations are of such great import and have such far-reaching ramifications for the entire planet.  Truly, the fate of the oceans of the world hangs in the balance, as does the future of humankind. The
Nov 16
What is really behind the global cellphonemania?
U.S. Sues to Stop AT&T Deal – A Surprisingly Swift Move or Disinformation? By Katherine Smith, PhD Background: Telecommunications began one hundred and fifty years ago with the advent of telegraphy. In 1843, Samuel Morse and Alfred Lewis Vail received funding from the U.S. Congress to set up and test their telegraph system between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Maryland. On May 24, 1844, Mor

British Intelligence Agency Recruits via Twitter and Facebook




"Outrageous and indefensible" was Britain's massacre in Libya

 

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