Saturday, August 12, 2006

Vblog: Analysis of Code Red, Homeland Security, Etc.

Key Terror Clues Found 10 Days Ago Breaking News:
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Key Terror Clues Found 10 Days Ago

British intelligence agents secretly raided a home 10 days ago that contained the bomb materials that were to be used for blowing up U.S.-bound planes, officials told CBS News.

This article does not expose false-flag terror. It does set the stage.

Qaeda Operative in London Bomb Plot Escapes

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...SELLING, FEAR! FEAR! FEAR! — "Radio Your Way", Fri Aug 11 00:38
9/11 Commission Chairmen Admit Whitewashing the Cause — Ivan Eland, Fri Aug 11 00:53
EXPOSED: The Carlyle Group 9/11, IRAQ WAR Insiders! — Fight Big Media, Fri Aug 11 01:08
Lou Dobbs Wakes Up to 9/11 Lies — 9/11 MOVIES:, Fri Aug 11 01:15
slamming mary — Keystone State, Fri Aug 11 03:32
border guards get the shaft — Keystone State, Fri Aug 11 03:46
the interesting part where is the dope — Keystone State, Fri Aug 11 03:52
oberman — Keystone State, Fri Aug 11 04:56
FRAUD MARY Directs you to LIARS! — Larry Lawson, Fri Aug 11 13:27
Private Bank of England freezes assets of 'accused'? — FOREIGN PRESS FOUNDATION, Fri Aug 11 13:38
How To Help Mexico—Close The Border! — Memo From Mexico, By Allan Wall, Fri Aug 11 13:42
Photo Fraud in Lebanon —'s new movie., Fri Aug 11 13:59
White House proposes retroactive war crimes protection —, Fri Aug 11 14:19
BOJINKA PROJECT: HOW TO MAKE A BOMB ON AN AIRPLANE....!!!! — "Radio Your Way", Fri Aug 11 14:51
8/11/06 - 9/11, 3/11, 7/7, All False Flags: — Radio Your Way...., Fri Aug 11 15:47
Communiqué to the UN Security Council from the American Repu — Judah Ben-Hur, Fri Aug 11 16:20
Harassment etc. on and on — Patricia Johnson-Holm, Fri Aug 11 16:43
Israel then Murdered the 4 UN Observers who were WITNESSes. — Call4Investigation, Fri Aug 11 17:04
Iranian President on "60 Minutes" Sunday — "60 Minutes", Fri Aug 11 17:32
RE: Words on the recent "Terror Acts" in England — Zucks, Fri Aug 11 17:37
The "Delphi Technique" used by US Congressman — John Perna, Fri Aug 11 17:56
World War 3 or Will Israel Accept UN Resolution 1701? — APFN, Fri Aug 11 22:06
AUDIO: UN Resolution 1701... Sec. Rice on floor of UN — Radio Your Way, Fri Aug 11 22:32
Stop the Zioprop — Farid Ghadri, Fri Aug 11 23:21
8/11/06...Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich — RADIO YOUR WAY, Fri Aug 11 23:21

Karl Rove's Tingler; "it's name is 9/11, ready to be loosed upon the American subconscious at any time"

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Bloglines - Chicago's Hancock Center heads for sale block

Deconstructing a False-Flag Operation

Chicago’s Hancock Center heads for sale block

By culhavoc on All Research

August 11th, 2006
by Culhavoc

Deconstructing a False-Flag Operation

This may be something to keep an eye on. The owners of Chicago’s John Hancock Building are considering selling the property. It’s the third-tallest skyscraper in Chicago and the fourth-tallest in the US.

Like the WTC and Sears Tower, the Hancock is loaded with asbestos, which is extremely costly to remove.

I recommend keeping a watchful eye for shadowy investors/purchasors.

See “Monsters in the Closet” - Time Magazine

Chicago’s Hancock Center heads for sale block

Crain’s — The owner of the John Hancock Center is taking the first step toward putting the iconic Michigan Avenue skyscraper up for sale.

Shorenstein Properties LLC has hired New York real estate firm Eastdil Secured LLC to study options, including a possible sale, for the 100-story tower, a spokeswoman for the San Francisco-based investment company confirms. The move comes after San Francisco-based Shorenstein entertained offers from developers earlier this year for a hotel conversion of some of the building’s 888,500 square feet of office space.

“Once that evaluation comes in, Shorenstein will make a decision about whether to hold, to entertain these offers, to sell or whatever other possibilities the Eastdil report gives,” the spokeswoman says. The study is expected to be completed next month, she said.

Stephen J. Livaditis, senior managing director in the Chicago office of Eastdil Secured, declines comment.

The possible sale comes amid signs that the investment market for downtown office towers may be peaking.

“Evidence is mounting that the investment market is calming,” according to a report by New York real estate research firm Real Capital Analytics Inc., citing in part rising interest rates.

“With the frenzy subsiding, institutional buyers are no longer paying such a premium on their acquisitions,” the July report says.

And Hancock Center, built in 1970 and located at 875 N. Michigan Ave., may face its own unique challenges.

Largely because of the unraveling in 2003 of a key tenant, insurance brokerage Near North National Group Inc., about 17% of the Hancock’s office space is available, according to real estate research firm CoStar Group Inc.

Even so, because of strong retail rents and revenues from broadcast antennas and parking, the Hancock Center could sell for $350 million, some sources estimated.

“If it turns out that the building trades at $350 million, that would mandate that the buyer have a solution for the vacancy,” says Chicago developer J. Paul Beitler, who made an unsolicited bid to buy the Hancock earlier this year. “It’s a gemstone building, but an enigma to investors” because of its varied income streams.

One of developers who expressed interest in a hotel redevelopment says he isn’t surprised by the move.

“I would do the same if I were in their shoes,” says John W. Rutledge, chairman and CEO of Chicago-based Oxford Capital Group LLC. He says he remains interested in a deal, “whether it be with the current owner or a new owner, but only if the economics make sense.”

Shorenstein purchased the building in 1998, paying $220 million from the namesake insurance company, now a unit of Toronto-based Manulife Financial Corp.

As a part of the sale, Hancock retained naming rights under an agreement comes up for renewal in 2008.

Despite a weak office market along North Michigan Avenue, office rents only about for about a quarter of the building’s net operating income, some sources say. The building also includes nearly 152,900 square feet of retail space, a 23,900-square-foot observation deck, a 34,300-square-foot broadcast facility for the antennas on top of the tower, and a 716-car garage.

The potential Hancock sales comes just two months after Shorenstein completed the $470 million sale of Prudential Plaza, the 2-million-square-foot office complex overlooking Millennium Park. The company’s other Chicago asset is 500 W. Monroe St., a West Loop office tower.


Also see: Chicago’s Sears Tower: 60606



JD Hayworth Caught Red Handed...Color version

[UrukNet] - [Daily Information from Occupied Iraq] - [newsletter 11 Aug 2006 - Part One]
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The London Plot
Something is Rotten in the State of Denmark

Anwaar Hussain, Fountainhead
A huge 'terror plot’ has just been uncovered in London. "This was intended to be mass murder on an unimaginable scale" say the London Metropolitan police. Britain's terror alert, accordingly, has been ratcheted up to its highest-ever level with security services, military and police now on "severe specific" alert. Not to be left behind, even though the list of unanswered questions, irregularities, and discrepancie! s continues to grow with each passing hour, the obedient Western media jumped at the occasion ensuring a spate of spectacular cover stories and anti-Muslim tirade. As usual, though the facts are still coming in, the media is dutifully following the open-ended cues provided by the US and British governments, and reproducing the handed-down script without a pause for the facts to emerge fully...

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Lebanon Shocking Documentary "Fog of War"

Best Lebanon War Documentary. Lebanese Doctors and Civillians Speak Out against the Terrorism they are facing from Israel. Chemical Weapons, Cluster Bombs, Massacres Shocking Documentary About the War in Lebanon and the tradgedy in Qana. Lebanese testimonials to the war there, please share this video! Doctors Speak Out Against War Crimes...

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Israel Wants the Litani River Water and Farmlands
Dr. Sam Hamod
The fact that Israel is trying to destroy all of Lebanon, not just Hezbollah, is clear by their bombing of Christian villages and other infrastructure that has nothing to do with Hezbollah. What Israel really wants is control of Lebanon by a puppet government, but also covets the Litani River and the lands it irrigates--very good cropland that is the heart of the Bekka Valley, which is the heart of Lebanese agriculture. Israel also wants the electric! ity the dams and the Litani generate--so that they may use this for more of their "settlements" and, just like Hitler, they want this area but use different names for their taking of the land of others...

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Huge cost of US-Israel State Terrorism
Gideon Polya
...The continued civilian-targeting and infrastructure bombing by racist, war criminal US-Israeli State Terrorists (USISTs; US planes, tanks, bombs and shells and Israeli military "just obeying orders") is set to cause horrendous "annual avoidable deaths" of over 44,000 annually. The US is still blocking World demands for a ceasefire and USIST remains resolute in preventing Peace (or even "interim Peace") with Equality, Justice and Reconciliation in the Middl! e East. The only sensible course for the Civilized World involves immediate International Boycotts and Sanctions ("free market choice" in all areas of human activity) against racist, war criminal US-Israeli State Terrorists (USISTs) and against all the countries, corporations and individuals supporting US and Israeli war crimes in the Middle East. Such Sanctions and Boycotts were ultimately successful against the similarly racist and violent Israel- and US-backed Apartheid regime in South Africa...

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The latest "terror plot"
Eli Stephens, Left I on the News
There isn't enough information yet to know if the latest "terror plot" was a real one, or yet another agent provocateur -induced, hyped-up phony. I just want to focus on one detail of the hype, which I have heard from several sources, because it comes straight from the U.K. police so it's being widely repeated: UK police said they could have caused "mass murder on an unimaginable scale". "Unimaginable"? Really? Blowing up nine planes is truly horrif! ic, but the dead might total, what, 2000-3000? That's about the number that were killed in Iraq in just the last month, and pales before the number of Iraqis that have died since the U.S./British invasion...

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Some Anti-war Activists fail to see the Imperialist Roots of the U.S. Democratic Party
By Joshua Frank with Axis of Logic editorial comment
Joshua Frank's discerning analysis shows that many anti-war activists like Cindy Sheehan fail to see the futility of supporting any Democratic Party candidate who tries to gain support on an anti-war ticket. Democrats have shown their true colors as never before in their nearly unanimous support of the war on Iraq and of the Israeli attack on Lebanon. We are often keen to re! mind people that Bill Clinton (Slick Willy) killed more people in Iraq than George W. Bush through his 8 years of sanctions. As president, he was also heavily invested in the industrial military complex and resulting death and destruction in former Yugoslavia and Sudan. The war on the people of Vietnam was driven than none other than Lyndon Johnson who repeatedly deceived the U.S. population. The Democratic Party has a long history of making war and interfering in the domestic affairs of many other sovereign nations. Any "anti-war" effort that embraces the Democratic Party is at best naíve and at worst in complicity with a political party that puts profits for the ruling class ahead of the welfare of working class and poor in the United States...

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Time Bomb
Jeff Wells, Rigorous Intuition
Some brief thoughts on the latest mass-induced near-death experience. The crawl on MSNBC Thursday night read Terror in the Sky: Mass Murder on an Unimaginable Scale! Well, no; and I mean no to everything. There is no terror in the sky, unless you're Iraqi or Lebanese, or reside in northern Israel or any of the world's other free-fire zones and might expect to see death fall from it. Or unless we can include the sky itself, churning with strange weather and unwholes! ome artifacts, and a sun that now seems to burn an alien white. Because if we look up, we may just catch our breath...

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Israeli strikes on Lebanese watersheds questioned
Kim Murphy
Israeli bombing has knocked out irrigation canals supplying Litani River water to more than 10,000 acres of farmland and 23 villages in southern Lebanon and the Bekaa Valley, raising accusations here that Israel is using its war on Hezbollah to lay claim to Lebanon's prime watersheds. Heavy fighting and a series of targeted strikes on open water channels and underground water diversion pipes has effectively suspended much of Lebanon's agricultural use o! f the Litani River along the coastal plain and in parts of the Bekaa Valley near Qaraon dam, according to water engineers who have surveyed the south...

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No dead Lebanese children on TV today
Craig Murray
...But let us do what none of the 24 hour news channels are doing; draw breath and count up to ten. What has actually happened so far? There have been, reportedly, 21 people arrested. There have been no terrorist attacks, no explosions. US sources are reported as saying that explosive devices have been found, but no news from the Police as yet. I am reminded of the Forest Gate arrests and the notorious "Chemical weapon vest" which was threatening London and requi! red 270 policemen and a four mile air exclusion zone to deal with. The media was shoving that out just as uncritically as it is shoving out this air attack, even though it made no sense. Anyone who knows anything about weapons knows that for a chemical weapon you want maximum dispersal - the last thing you are going to do is wrap it in fabric around a human body. And why the air exclusion zone? Were they going to throw the vest at a passing jet? The media never did ask any of those questions...

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Today in Iraq
Shiite assailants ransacked and burned a provincial office of the Iraqi president's Kurdish party, accusing its official newspaper of unfairly criticizing a Shiite cleric, police said (...) As night fell a mortar shell crashed out of the sky onto a cafe in a district north of the capital, killing six people playing dominos. Six bound and blindfolded bodies bearing signs of torture were found in different parts of Baghdad. Each had been executed with a singl! e shot to the head.
The bodies of two Soldiers missing as a result of a helicopter mishap in Al Anbar Province Aug. 8 have been recovered. Both service members died as a result of the accident...

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Israel Prepares Wider Ground Offensive
CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press Writer
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert decided Friday to launch an expanded ground offensive in southern Lebanon after expressing dissatisfaction over an emerging cease-fire deal at the United Nations, government officials said. Olmert and Defense Minister Amir Peretz made the decision after meeting for several hours. Meanwhile, Israeli airstrikes pounded south Beirut and border crossings to Syria, killing at least 14 people across Leb! anon as ground fighting picked up intensity in the south. It was not immediately clear whether Israel was trying to pressure the U.N. Security Council, which was close to a vote on a cease-fire resolution, or whether Israel is really determined to send troops deeper into Lebanon...

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Sovereignty Shattered By Brute Force

Media Lens
... It is astonishing to reflect, for example, that our mass media system is not in fact state-controlled. Who could guess from the unvarying support of our media corporations for mass violence committed by our government and its allies? From their eager demonisation of leaders and countries labelled 'enemies' of the state? From their consistent indifference to the mass death of our victims? As Respect MP George Galloway re! cently told one hapless Sky News interviewer: "You don't give a damn. You don't even know about the Palestinian families. You don't even know that they exist... Because you believe, whether you know it or not, that Israeli blood is more valuable than the blood of Lebanese or Palestinians. That's the truth, and the discerning of your viewers already know it."...

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Britain’s airline terror plot: Questions that need to be answered
World Socialist Web Site Editorial Board
The claim that American and British security forces have thwarted a terrorist plot to blow up commercial flights between Britain and the United States should not be accepted uncritically. It is impossible to determine at this point whether or not such an attack was in the offing, although the mass media have, as usual, reported the assertions of the British and American governments as indisputable fact, with! out bothering to ask for any specific information that would substantiate the official story. The British police statement that the alleged plotters aimed to "create mass murder on an unimaginable scale" by blowing up mid-flight an unspecified number of aircraft is chilling. The far-reaching security measures that have been implemented—including the shutdown of London’s Heathrow Airport and an indefinite ban on carry-on luggage—add to the climate of fear and apprehension...

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Dirty Neo-Fascist Slugs Slam-Dunk Another Terror Scam
Evening round-up of twilight zone manic spewing propaganda blitz

Paul Joseph Watson/Prison
Numerous questions need to be asked about this latest attempt by the dirty Neo-Fascist slugs to bully people into placating to being treated like slaves and updates on the frothing propaganda being spewed by the news networks need to be quantified. For what it's worth, Drudge currently has this on his front page.... CNN: 'Don't use your cellphone wi! thin 50 feet of a suspicious object, you might detonate something'... Absolute twilight zone irrational bullshit. ABC News and FOX aren't done with this one yet. ABC says ten deadly terror suspects on the loose - that's not enough for FOX who say ten are on the run. Reports differ as to when the supposed plot was discovered - BBC says Bush spoke to Blair about it some days ago - other reports say its been known for weeks...


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It's time for Jewish dissenters to challenge Israeli policies
...Jewish American leaders work tirelessly to promote the myth of Jewish consensus. Their tactics include refusing to rent space to dissenters, threatening funding cuts when Jewish institutions question Israel's actions and canceling meetings when they suspect debate might occur. Their most ubiquitous weapon is the hurtful charge of anti-Semitism, hurled at both dissenting Jews and Gentiles. Many Jews question Israel's pol! icies, but are afraid to speak out in their congregations or even to their families. But the time has come for Jewish dissidents to challenge the policies of the Israeli government. In the short run these policies kill Arabs, mostly innocent civilians; in the long run, they can result only in disaster for Israelis and Jews worldwide. Our silence in this time of crisis is complicity...

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The Pentagon's "Second 911"
"Another [9/11] attack could create both a justification and an opportunity to retaliate against some known targets"

One essential feature of "defense" in the case of a second major attack on America, is "offense", according to Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff: "Homeland security is one piece of a broader strategy [which] brings the battle to the enemy."(DHS, Transcript of complete March 2005 speech of Secr. Michael Chertoff)! In the month following last year's 7/7 London bombings, Vice President Dick Cheney is reported to have instructed USSTRATCOM to draw up a contingency plan "to be employed in response to another 9/11-type terrorist attack on the United States". Implied in the contingency plan was the certainty that Iran would be behind a Second 9/11. This "contingency plan" used the pretext of a "Second 9/11", which has not yet happened, to prepare for a major military operation against Iran, while pressure was also exerted on Tehran in relation to its (non-existent) nuclear weapons program...

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Abu Jahl ( Mr. Ignorant!)
Or the (Saudi) baboon who wanted to handle the magic lantern!

Nazar al Qabbani, Al Moharer
Before his death the great Arab poet Nazar al Qabbani, wrote a poem entitled Mr.Ignorant making ridicule of the Saudi Eunuch's who wanted to influence the Media and bought al Sharq al Awsat Newspaper, in London Fleet Street. The Saudi servile eunuchs, the traitors of Mecca and Medina, the plotters and the lackeys of their Zionist masters, those who sold Palestine to the Zionist gangster! s sixty years ago, the Saudis whores who helped destroy Iraq the cradle of Civilization, the beating heart of Arabity and Islam, thanks to their bloodthirsty US masters, these backward Saudi did everything, through petrodollars, bribes and threats to prevent publish or distribute this beautiful poem...

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The U.S. war against Lebanon
Eli Stephens, Left I on the News
Without comment: Israel has asked the Bush administration to speed delivery of short-range antipersonnel rockets armed with cluster munitions, which it could use to strike Hezbollah missile sites in Lebanon, two American officials said Thursday. The request for M-26 artillery rockets, which are fired in barrages and carry hundreds of grenade-like bomblets that scatter and explode over a broad area, is likely to be approved shortly, along with other ! arms, a senior official said. (...) Cluster bombs, incidentally, are only illegal when used against civilians, not against military targets. And since Israel has declared that there are no civilians in southern Lebanon anymore, the problem is solved...

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The British Terrorist Plot: Stage Two of the October Surprise
Hassan El-Najjar
...The announcement yesterday of a British terrorist plot to destroy ten US aircraft using liquid bombs can be considered the second stage of an October surprise. It aims at keeping the US voters in tense conditions, making them feel that the world is not safe around them. This, purportedly, may push them back towards the War Party, which has the reputation of being "strong on security." The timing of the announcement of such a terrori! st plot should be received with skepticism and scrutiny, particularly because the pro-war corporate media have adopted the story and fully propagated it to death. The following are some points to be taken into consideration in scrutinizing the story. First, the announcement came just one day after the earthquake of defeating the symbol of war in the Democratic Party, Joe Lieberman, representing a determination among American voters to fire proponents of war in Congress, Republicans and Democrats alike. The announcement of the terrorist plot would serve as the Bush administration counterattack against the peace camp...

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Insane Americans think Muslims should wear yellow crescents on their sleeves
Palestinian Pundit
A new Gallup poll finds that many Americans -- what it calls "substantial minorities" -- harbor "negative feelings or prejudices against people of the Muslim faith" in this country. Nearly one in four Americans, 22%, say they would not like to have a Muslim as a neighbor. While Americans tend to disagree with the notion that Muslims living in the United States are sympathetic to al-Qaeda, a significant 34% believe they! do back al-Qaeda. And fewer than half -- 49% -- believe U.S. Muslims are loyal to the United States. Almost four in ten, 39%, advocate that Muslims here should carry special I.D...

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GI Special 4H11: A Call From My Son - August 11, 2006
Thomas F. Barton
Just as I was going to have lunch he called. Well, I asked him what he "needed" and he said "to get the hell out of there and come home". He's tired of patrolling 12 to 14 hours, having the Iraqi's tell them to leave "town", not knowing who the enemy is, and he is with the Iraqi soldiers, who he said he cannot trust. The Iraqi soldiers go out on their own and "summarily execute with a bullet to the head" anyone they want to. He doesn't under! stand it, nor does he want to. He said "if he didn't know any better, he thought he died and went to hell." He watched from the rooftop of the [X] in [Anbar] as 3 of his buddies were shot, one dead, the kid from Vermont. They were in a horrendous gun battle, with RPG's and AK-47's blaring at them. They were all involved.

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This man should know.....

Bloglines - Isreali ambassador caught lying through his teeth

Isreali ambassador caught lying through his teeth


Watch Isreali Ambassador to the US, Daniel Ayalon, dodge the truth and squirm his way through this interview with Sam Husseini, from the Institute of Public Accuracy. Ayalon buries himself with his brazen arrogance and intransigence. Typical.

Just Wonderin'

Suburban Guerrilla
Keeping a jaundiced eye on the corporate media.

Just Wonderin’

By Susie on The Regime

How does the ever-increasing number of homegrown terrorists (particularly in the land of our chief ally) make it look like the Bush national security policies are working? And how does that reflect on the “state-sponsored terrorism” theory? Are we going to start bombing the Pakistani strongholds in London as a result?

Apparently these thoughts never occurred to Adam Nagourney.


That’s the problem with Big Dick politics. There’s always someone else who’s going to want you to whip yours out and prove it.

Why the Recent Airline Bombing Plot Was Most Likely Bogus

Humint Events Online
The 9/11 hijacking attacks were very likely facilitated by a rogue group within the US government that created an Islamic terrorist "Pearl Harbor" event as a catalyst for the military invasion of Middle Eastern countries. This weblog will explore the incredibly strange events of 9/11/01, and other issues of US government responsibility.

Why the Recent Airline Bombing Plot Was Most Likely Bogus

By Spooked

Small amounts of liquid explosive smuggled on board via carry-on luggage?


It is no secret that checked luggage is barely scrutinized at all.

Wouldn't serious terrorists utilize this fact?

As someone pointed out on the Diane Rehm radio show this morning, it is amazing no one has repeated a Pan Am 103 style bombing in the 18 years since that attack occurred.

My guess was that this recent plot was had real suspects but was partially staged-- and was done primarily to show that the authorities are doing their job.

Another reason to doubt the veracity of the plot is the fact that the airport shutdown and change in carry-on luggage screening occurred only after the plot was supposedly broken up and suspects were arrested. If the terrorists had been under surveillance for months, and the authorities knew this was going to happen, wouldn't they have started checking carry-on liquids earlier?

American Jews and Israel

Left I on the News
A leftwing view of the day's news and the way it's presented in the media

American Jews and Israel

By Eli

There's an interesting op-ed in today's San Jose Mercury News by Henri Picciotto, a Lebanese Jew now living in the United States and who is chairman of the board of Jewish Voices for Peace. He concludes:

Jewish American leaders work tirelessly to promote the myth of Jewish consensus. Their tactics include refusing to rent space to dissenters, threatening funding cuts when Jewish institutions question Israel's actions and canceling meetings when they suspect debate might occur. Their most ubiquitous weapon is the hurtful charge of anti-Semitism, hurled at both dissenting Jews and Gentiles.

Many Jews question Israel's policies, but are afraid to speak out in their congregations or even to their families. But the time has come for Jewish dissidents to challenge the policies of the Israeli government. In the short run these policies kill Arabs, mostly innocent civilians; in the long run, they can result only in disaster for Israelis and Jews worldwide. Our silence in this time of crisis is complicity. We need to help bring about the peace that would one day make my visit to Beirut -- and the visit of all Jews -- possible.


Summer..., originally uploaded by Wotti.

…is not only a busy time for bees and bumblebees. I'm completely wrapped up in working in our Youth hostel. But, my friends, you should know that I'm taking me the time to view your wonderful photos daily. It's really a good medicine and great energy booster for me. I'm so sorry that I can't comment a lot on them at the moment. Better times will come…

I wish you all a beautiful week !