Iraq, U.S. disagree on timetable for troop withdrawal

By Leila Fadel McClatchy Newspapers BAGHDAD — Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Monday that all U.S. troops must be out of Iraq by 2011 and there would be no security agreement between the United States and Iraq without an unconditional timetable for withdrawal. This was a direct challenge to the Bush administration, which insists the […]

Will the US Develop a Death Ray?

A new Pentagon proposal would convert Trident nuclear missiles like this one to more conventional weapons. Phil Sandlin / AP A band of pre-eminent scientists and war-fighters has concluded that the nation’s military might isn’t powerful enough for the 21st Century; and so the National Research Council (NRC), an independent, congressionally-chartered body charged with assessing […]

Bayer on defensive in bee deaths

Bayer CropScience is facing scrutiny because of the effect one of its best-selling pesticides has had on honeybees. A German prosecutor is investigating Werner Wenning, Bayer’s chairman, and Friedrich Berschauer, the head of Bayer CropScience, after critics alleged that they knowingly polluted the environment. The investigation was triggered by an Aug. 13 complaint filed by […]

Backlog of US homes for sale is worst on record

By Stephen Foley in New York Tuesday, 26 August 2008 The number of unsold homes on the market in the United States is at levels not seen for at least 40 years, and prices are continuing to slide, according to a disheartening new survey. With participants throughout the financial system saying that the credit crisis […]

Israel ‘needs Georgia for Iran strike’: report

LONDON, August 26 (IranMania) – A recent report suggests that the US and Israel had plans to use Georgia as a launchpad for aerial strikes on Iranian nuclear sites, PressTV reported. Columnist Ian Brockwell says the US is interested in Georgia because it borders Russia, has a pipeline that is intended to transfer oil to […]

Russia condemned for recognizing rebel regions

Well, the US thought it was OK to unilatirally recognise Kosovo and what’s good for the goose is good for the gander. MOSCOW, Russia (CNN) — Western nations and organizations Tuesday condemned Russian President Dmitry Medvedev for recognizing the independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, two breakaway regions in Georgia. A Tskhinvali resident celebrates Russia’s […]

U.N. says has evidence air strikes killed 90 Afghans

KABUL (Reuters) – The United Nations said on Tuesday it had found convincing evidence that 90 Afghan civilians, most of them children, were killed in air strikes by U.S.-led coalition forces in western Afghanistan last week. The issue of civilian casualties has driven a rift between the Afghan government and its NATO backers, with President […]

“Jersey Girl” Patty Casazza and Bob McIlvaine

It is for Patty and Bob and the tens of thousands of family members, first responders, the US soldiers who died and the millions of Afghan and Iraqi victims of the illegal wars of wanton aggression that I and many others keep asking questions. We will continue to ask question and we will never ever […]

Motormouth Joe Biden – Warmonger, Wordmonger And Political Hit Man

Webster G. Tarpley Infowars Tuesday, Aug 26, 2008 WASHINGTON DC — The vice presidential candidate chosen to run with Obama is Senator Joe Biden of Delaware, a discredited, sleazy, and shopworn political hack — and therefore an anti-climax for all the callow and feckless youth who got the word via text message at 3am in […]

Obama: US must ‘tighten screws’ on Iran

With the choice of Joe Biden as his running mate Barack Obama has shown us his true colour. he may be brown and handsome on the outside and he may have conned the American citizenry into believing against all hope that there was even the remotest chance of real change but on the inside he […]

America’s demonization next step in New World Order?

After the recent Georgian incursion into South Ossetia, discussion has been rampant regarding America’s influence and dominance on the world scene. Some are proclaiming that Russia has laid to rest aspirations for a so called New World Order. From one angle this may appear to be the case, but there is a bigger picture needs […]

Auto industry seeks $50B in loans from Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — — Automakers plan to urge Congress to support funding up to $50 billion in low-interest loans over three years to help them modernize their assembly plants and develop next-generation fuel-efficient vehicles. Industry officials said the loans, which are twice the amount authorized in last year’s energy bill, are a top priority when […]

Cheney to visit Georgia amid Russian chill

Uh ooh, WW III in the making! CRAWFORD, Texas (AFP) — US Vice President Dick Cheney will visit Georgia next week in a show of support for the war-battered US ally amid a deepening freeze in Russian ties with the West, the White House said Monday. Cheney will become the most senior US official to […]

Fire fighters tear Government “911 evidence” apart

This week the NIST gave the most hilarious and incompetent reason for the collapse of the WTC 7 building. At the same time a group of fire fighters had enough of the obviously incompetent and disingenuous NIST “911 investigations” and put out their take on the events of 911. Now that US fire fighters have […]

I am in awesome company: Meet Richard Gage and Sandra

To me there is nothing more beautiful these days than seeing someone come to their senses and wake up to our new reality. Our reality which is that 911 was perpetrated by criminal factions inside the US government. Our reality which is that the US Government murdered 3000 or our world citizens and over 400 […]

Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai accuses America over civilian deaths

Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai has risked a fresh rift with his Western supporters and condemned American forces for an air attack in which his government says 76 civilians were killed. By Angus McDowall Last Updated: 12:05AM BST 24 Aug 2008 The Afghan government says that at least 70 people including women and children were killed […]

Report: British to boost troops in Afghanistan

LONDON: Britain will send an additional 4,500 troops to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban, a newspaper reported Sunday. The British military dismissed the report as speculation. The News of The World cited an unidentified military source as saying those troops would be sent to Afghanistan once soldiers began returning from Iraq — where a major reduction […]

PR Push for Iraq War Preceded Intelligence Findings

Washington D.C., August 22, 2008 – The U.S. intelligence community buckled sooner in 2002 than previously reported to Bush administration pressure for data justifying an invasion of Iraq, according to a documents posting on the Web today by National Security Archive senior fellow John Prados. The documents suggest that the public relations push for war […]

Driving declines for 8th straight month

NEW YORK ( — Americans drove 12.2 billion miles fewer, or 4.7% less, in June than they did during June 2007, according to a report released Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Transportation. U.S. driving levels have decreased in every month since November 2007. From November to June, Americans drove 53.2 billion miles fewer than […]

Cheney’s link to corrupt senator Stevens exposed

Ah, the sweet smell of sulfur. Vice President Dick Cheney has been linked to Alaska Senator Ted Stevens, who the Justice Department has accused of seven counts of falsely reporting hundreds of thousands of dollars, Newsweek reported. In a conversation secretly recorded by the FBI on June 25, 2006, Stevens “discussed ways to get a […]

Defense Intelligence Agency Seeking “Mind Control” Weapons

Oh shit, I might have to make me a tinfoil hat after all! LOL. A new report from the National Academy of Sciences’ National Research Council (NRC) argues that the Pentagon should harvest the fruits of neuroscientific research in order to enhance the “warfighting” capabilities of U.S. soldiers while diminishing those of enemy personnel. The […]

Government urges return to stone age

Go to original The White House and U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are urging Americans to return to the stone age for their own safety. “After discovering that ‘thermal expansion’ of steel from a low-temperature fire led to the collapse of World Trade Center building 7,” said NIST spokesperson Noh Wei, “we […]

I am in very good company: meet the firefighters for 911 truth.

Not so long ago Steve Pierson a blogger at the Standard and on the hole a reasonably intelligent man once again showed the painfully naive and dangerously uninformed site of the average Kiwi when I took him to task on his woefully uninformed post about the situation in Georgia. It was written according tho the […]

I am in very good company: Prof. Jones and the evidence of Thermite

I would like for you to meet one of my absolute 911 heroes Professor Jones. Professor Jones is a professor in Physics who thought at the University of Utah. He sacrificed his career and his personal life to help spread the evidence of controlled demolition of the three WTC skyscrapers. I would dearly have liked […]

The collapse of WTC 7 and the new law of physics as discovered by NIST.

My dear mother in law of almost 80 just called me up to tell me that the NIST rapport was actually mentioned in the Waikato times. In the middle of the middle section, some were buried. The WTC 7 collapse was part of the biggest attack on the US. Two Kiwi’s were killed that day […]

U.S., Iraqi Negotiators Agree on 2011 Withdrawal

Yeah right, 14 permanent bases in Iraq and the biggest Ambassade ever and they are going to leave? If you believe that I’ve got a nice bit of rainforest in the Sahara desert I would like to sell you. They will never ever leave Iraq. This is just to keep us gullible punters from demanding […]

I Smell a Clinton Coup Brewing

no I don’t but the writer of this article does and he sounds convincing. After Barockstar’s near fatal empty suit performance at Saddleback Saturday, the Obama spin machine is in damage control overdrive. I wonder if they‘ve had time to realize that they have been triangulated by the Clinton war room and set up to […]

US offensive in Afghanistan ‘kills 76 civilians’

U.S led coalition forces patrol the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan earlier this month Photo: AP But the death toll has been challenged by US forces, who said only 30 people, all of them Taliban fighters, lost their lives in today’s air strikes. Another Afghan government department, the defence ministry, said five civilians and 25 insurgents […]

25% of home sales result in loss

NEW YORK ( — More homeowners than ever are selling at a loss, propelling the real estate market deeper into crisis. In the 12 months that ended June 30, nearly 25% of all homes sold nationwide fetched less than sellers originally paid, according to real estate Web site While the nation’s double-digit decline in […]