Preparing the Battlefield |

Seymour M. Hersh on the looming war in Iran. [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.618186&w=425&h=350&] more about "Preparing the Battlefield | 911blogge…", posted with vodpod

Annals of Homeland Security: Crony Capitalism, Nuclear Terror and the “Advanced Spectroscopic Portal”

When the Department of Homeland Security announced in 2006 that it awarded contracts totaling some $1.2 billion over five years to Raytheon, Thermo Electron and Canberra Industries for “Advanced Spectroscopic Portal” (ASP) radiation monitors, it should have been reality-check time. But Congress being what it is, it wasn’t, and now massive cost overruns plague the […]

Iran ‘digging 320,000 graves for invaders’

Iran has not invaded a single country in more than a thousand years.They have not suffered debilitating years of economic sanctions and are still strong. Iran has a huge conventional arsenal with bombs that can easily reach Israel. It has an army of over 520.000 men and 300.000 reserves. it has an army of special […]

The economic meltdown of America has only just begun.

Kiwi’s have an extra ordinary capacity for delusional thinking. For most the USA is stil the richest country on earth, the wars are helping those poor Arabs and  Afghans to rebuild their country and this dip we’re going through will pass just like the ones we’ve had in the last decennia. I’m sorry to have […]

Henry Kissinger and the 911 Commission

When the USA administration was finally forced to put together a commission to invesitgate the events of 911 more than one year and two months after the horrific events of that day they had an interesting choice in who would be heading the commission. They picked Henry Kissinger. Now Henry K. is a man with […]

War pimp alert: US gives ‘major’ boost to covert ops in Iran: report

A covert operation is a military or political activity carried out in such a way that the parties responsible for the action can be an open secret, but cannot be proved. Covert and clandestine are related terms, but not interchangeable. According to a United States Department of Defense definition, a covert operation is: “ An […]

Nat’s secret advisers accused of dirty tricks in Aussie

John Key’s public image has been all about the self-made man. His success as National Party leader has been credited to his “quick political instincts”, his “intuition”, his “natural” and “spontaneous” character and his skill in “creating strong visual images that push all the right buttons”. Some journalists have asked: “Who is giving John Key all […]

9/11 Chronicles: Truth Rising – Sneak Peek

Released next week. I’ll be linking to it as soon as it gets online.911 truth rising a new film by Alex Jones who asks us to spread it virally at no cost. [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.617079&w=425&h=350&] more about "9/11 Chronicles: Truth Rising – Sneak…", posted with vodpod

A beautiful but very scary movie: Zeitgeist.

We are grateful to the Washington Post, the New York Times, Time Magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost 40 years……It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subjected to the lights of […]

HuffPost Video: John Cusack Interviews Naomi Klein – The Huffington Post

So how do the powers that be control us little people. Naomi Klein wrote a book called the Shock doctrine which goes far to explain how it might be done.Here is an interview of her by John Cussack who happens to be one of my favourite actors [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.616306&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] more about "HuffPost Video: John Cusack […]

Breaking: Worst June For Dow Since 1930

The worst June For Dow Since 1930. Does this spell it our for you? The great depression part 2 is on its way while New Zealand fiddles. U.S. stocks fell sharply Thursday with the blue-chip index enduring its worst June so far since 1930, and plunging to its lowest finish since Sept. 11, 2006, after […]

Medical Consequences of a Nuclear Attack on Iran

Global Research Editor’s Note In this report published in 2006, the PSR tends to support US sponsored pressures on Iran regarding its alleged nuclear weapons program : “The use of nuclear weapons against Iran would be illegal under international law. Their use would outrage the international community because of the scale of the medical and environmental catastrophe that would result. PSR urges […]

Is the Taliban financing its resistence with Heroine?

This may come as a surprise to you but when the Taliban ruled Afghanistan opium crops had al but been eliminated. 1999 was the first year in decades that no Opium was grown in Afghanistan. Why? Because the Taliban regarded Opium as un-Islamic and wanted to ban it in their drive to make Afghanistan an […]

The Raw Story | Wexler: McCain’s ‘calculating the value of a terrorist attack’ is ‘eerie’

Hmmmm, A new terror attack would benefit the McCain campaign eh? [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.616101&w=425&h=350&] more about "The Raw Story | Wexler: McCain’s ‘cal…", posted with vodpod

NZ halfway to recession – GDP figures

And this is only the beginning. The economy shrank by 0.3 per cent in the first quarter of 2008, taking it halfway to what many commentators expect will be a technical recession – two quarterly declines in a row. The agriculture and construction industries were the main contributors to the March quarter decline in gross […]

War pimp alert: ‘US builds 4 bases on Iraq-Iran border’

“The bases do not serve military intentions and its staff would not be military personnel.” Yeah right and I’ve got a rainforest in the Sahara I could sell you for a good price. The US military has constructed four advanced bases 20 miles from Iraq’s border with Iran, a senior Iraqi police officer has announced. […]

Italy, NATO discuss reducing Afghan caveats

This is interesting. Apparently NATO sent troops to Afghanistan under the condition they would not be used in the war efforts other than as peace keepers. There was a caveat on the freedom to move these troops around. However the war in Afghanistan is not going as planned. It seems the Afghans take exception to […]

Carnage for car makers as panicking investors send US shares into reverse

Panicking investors are dumping shares in America’s biggest car manufacturers, amid suggestions that collapsing sales could push them to the brink of bankruptcy. General Motors, the world’s biggest car maker and producer of American icons such as the Chevrolet, the Cadillac and the Hummer, saw its shares plunge to the levels of more than 50 […]

Citigroup will need to write down $9bn in second quarter, analyst predicts

Citigroup may suffer second-quarter writedowns of $9bn (£4.5bn), analysts at Goldman Sachs said yesterday. The analyst William Tanona said the banking giant, hit by more than $46bn of writedowns and credit losses in the past three quarters, may write down $7.1bn of collateralised debt obligations and associated hedges, and $1.2bn for other asset classes in […]

1 in 33 Homeowners Projected to Be in Foreclosure Within the Next Two Years

This will affect more than 9 million people. Man, women and children. New Report Highlights Actions States Are Taking To Help Mitigate The Mortgage Crisis And Urges Federal Legislation To Take State Efforts Into Account WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — One in 33 homeowners is projected to be in foreclosure primarily over the next two […]

Downturn pushes more Americans to food banks

Still feel that New Zealand is an independent little Nation which has aeconomy not dependent on America’s fortune and willingness to consume more than any other people on earth? According to the Hamilton and Auckland foodbanks the people who need food is on the rise in NZ too. With an artificially created international housing bubble […]

Le Téléprésident: Sarkozy tightens his grip over French state TV

John Key did not like it when a journalist broke the news that Smiling Assassin John Key wanted to lower wages and make workers work longer hours. National bullied the News Paper into a retraction. When Kate Wilkinson quite clearly said that employer contributions to KiwiSaver was not going to be compulsory the chief spin […]

OPEC chief sees oil at $150-170 in coming months

PARIS (Reuters) – Crude oil prices could rise to as high as $170 per barrel in the coming months but are unlikely to hit $200 and should ease towards the end of the year, OPEC President Chakib Khelil said in an interview on Thursday. “I forecast prices probably between $150-170 during this summer. That will […]

The Political Economy of Media

Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communication Politics in Dubious Times At a time of technological wonders, communication breakthroughs, and near limitless online ways to stay informed, our society is largely depoliticized. Political involvement is weak, and it’s evident when presidential and off-year elections are held. Routinely, half or less of the electorate turns out, and those […]

Exclusive: No ice at the North Pole

It seems unthinkable, but for the first time in human history, ice is on course to disappear entirely from the North Pole this year. The disappearance of the Arctic sea ice, making it possible to reach the Pole sailing in a boat through open water, would be one of the most dramatic – and worrying […]

Kucinich: ‘We went to war for the oil companies’

In fact we went to war in both countries and the US is going to invade a third country: Iran. All for oil. New Zealand is participating in two illegal wars of conquest and for the resources of other countries. The wars are vile genocidal and thanks to the use of Depleted Uranium ever lasting. […]

Ahmadinejad calls oil price hikes ‘manipulated’

Jun 26, 2008, 00:16 How is that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, a country we’re about to attack for building a nuclear power reactor, is commenting more cogently on our soaring oil prices than our own president, George Bush, who continues to perceive enemies everywhere, but sees no solutions to our oil price crisis […]