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Wednesday, December 12

12.Dec.2012 - 11 Secret Documents Americans Deserve to See, the Normalization of Treason, Michigan Protesters' Angry Chants, IDF Targeted Gaza Civilians, 9/11 the Great Conspiracy, Inequality is Undermining our Democracy, Christian Privilege in U.S., GMO Labeling, Into the Fire, more....

11 Secret Documents Americans Deserve to See

Many documents produced by the U.S. government are confidential and not released to the public for legitimate reasons of national security. Others, however, are kept secret for more questionable reasons. The fact that presidents and other government officials have the power to deem materials classified provides them with an opportunity to use national security as an excuse to suppress documents and reports that would reveal embarrassing or illegal activities.

Wikileaks Whistleblower is Person of the Year

How did right-wing politics in the United States survive the 1960s and 1970s and thrive beyond?  Not only did the wealthy invest in the corruption of politics, but the politicians invested in the normalization of treason.

Why does Barack Obama not pursue the battle against climate change with the same intensity he pursues war? Why does he not seek to punish the American bankers and stockbrokers responsible for the financial calamity as much as he seeks to punish Julian Assange and Bradley Manning?

Over protesters’ angry chants, Michigan lawmakers give final approval to right-to-work bills

LANSING, Mich. — As the chants of angry protesters filled the Capitol, Michigan lawmakers gave final approval Tuesday to right-to-work legislation, dealing a devastating and once-unthinkable defeat to organized labor in a state that has been a cradle of the movement for generations.

How the IDF Targeted Civilians Shattered Lives in Gaza
The father of the family, Jamal Mahmoud Yassin al-Dalu, was praying when the missile struck.  It was the afternoon of November 18th, the fifth day of the Israeli attack against Gaza misnamed “Operation Pillar of Defense”.

Inside the shadowy and sometimes surprising world of the Koch brothers

Homeland Security increasingly loaning drones to local police

DHS and its Customs and Border Protection agency have deployed drones  to assist local law enforcement and other federal agencies on several occasions.Far from the battlefields of Afghanistan, a Predator drone was summoned into action last year to spy on a North Dasakota farmer who allegedly refused to return a half-dozen of his neighbor’s cows that had strayed onto his pastures.

FBI: Anti-Muslim hate crimes still up
Statistics released today suggest that the numbers haven't dipped since an unprecedented 50 percent spike in 2010

9/11 THE GREAT CONSPIRACY (full length)

How U.S. Taxpayers Are Paying the Pentagon to Occupy the Planet
Picking Up a $170 Billion Tab

Why Does Obama Want to Spend $8 Trillion on Defense in the Next Decade?

Washington is in a fiscal panic, yet surprisingly few people are asking an obvious question: Why in the world is the Obama Administration proposing to spend $8 trillion on security over the next decade? Included in that giant sum is not just Pentagon spending, but also outlays for intelligence, homeland security, foreign aid, and diplomacy abroad. 

Eugene Jarecki: When Will the Drug War Finally End?

Inequality is Undermining Our Democracy
ashington has a way of focusing the nation's attention on tactical games over partisan maneuvers that are symptoms of a few really big problems. But we almost never get to debate or even discuss the big problems because the tactical games overwhelm everything else.

Six Things That Will Change The World

12 Essential Elements of Strategy to Get Money Outta Politics (MOP)
This article condenses the essential elements of an evidence-based strategy to get Money Outta Politics (MOP) into the following 12 precepts. This is a bare-bones skeleton on which hangs the much fuller analysis largely fleshed out in the linked material. Discussion is invited on the proposition that omission or distortion of any of these 12 elements would cripple any strategy to get money out of politics.

Christian privilege in U.S. reinforces prejudice against non-religious: report
Though atheists face less persecution and discrimination in the United States as compared to many other countries, nonbelievers are still often viewed as “lesser Americans,” according to a new report released by the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU).

US military targets green energy

Christian radio host: Punch atheists ‘in the mouth’ for their ‘war on Christmas’
Liberty Counsel's Matt BarberConservative Christian radio host Matt Barber says that an atheist group should be punched “in the mouth” after they filed a complaint that sought to stop a Michigan man from erecting a nativity scene on public land.

Conspiracy Theory – Season 3, Episode 4: “Manimal”

Mentally ill murdered by police
A SURGE in activism against racist violence, starting with the protests against the murder of Trayvon Martin in Florida, has cast a spotlight in different cities on the main organized purveyor of such violence: the police.

WTFographics: GMO Labeling

EU Countries Denounce Israeli E1 Plan (“Settling” is a Warcrime)

Foreign Ministers of the European Union issued a statement, after holding a meeting in Brussels Monday, denouncing the Israeli E1 illegal settlement project that will lead to the total isolation of the West Bank from occupied East Jerusalem. They said that the Israeli settlement project will also isolate the northern parts of the West Bank from the southern parts.

Nazis, UFO, and Antarctica (with English subtitles)


Into The Fire

Press for Truth presented in the fire. World leaders and activists from around the world gathered at the Summit of the G-20.

With more than 19,000 police officers and security personnel on hand, the results lead to more than 1,100 arrests, martial law in downtown Toronto, and the most massive violation of civil liberties in Canadian history.
Here’s an interesting comment from YT: So they spend billions? dollars to protect 20 types. These 20 guys could have stayed home and use Skype or something. Meanwhile, discuss how we are going to take money from ordinary people to keep the system running.

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