16 May 2009


Barack Obama, Murderer and War Criminal-in-Chief
We can now see unequivocally and in full, bloody daylight the nature of the "change" that Obama has brought to the operations of Empire. Obama will alter nothing in those operations, except to expand them and make them still more murderous. But because Obama has been heralded as the exponent of "hope" and "change," and because the majority of Americans exhibit an endless capacity for crediting the most meaningless of slogans, many people will continue to struggle to convince themselves that somehow things might have been worse had he not been elected.


US drone attack kills more Pakistanis
At least 15 Pakistani people have been killed as a US drone fired missiles into alleged al-Qaeda and Taliban targets in near Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Several persons were trapped under the debris of the seminary building after the attack. US spy planes were still hovering over the region creating panic and fear among the residents.


North Korea: New Europe?
South Korea thinks its Stalinist neighbour should receive aid from the London-based lender, set up in 1991 to help former communist countries make the transition to market economies.


Nigerian military says 200 militants killed in Delta State
WARRI, Nigeria, May 15 (Xinhua) -- At least 200 militants have been killed in the recent clash with the Nigerian military in the oil rich southeast Delta State.

US drone strike kills 25 in Mir Ali
The official put the death toll at 25, raising the figure from 10 militants who were reported killed earlier on Saturday.


Scouts Train to Fight Terrorists, and More
“This is about being a true-blooded American guy and girl,” said A. J. Lowenthal, a sheriff’s deputy here in Imperial County, whose life clock, he says, is set around the Explorers events he helps run. “It fits right in with the honor and bravery of the Boy Scouts.”


Israel Real Threat-Not Iran
The Chief Palestinian negotiator, Saeb Erekat, has slammed Israel's deliberate attempt to portray Iran as a threat to the region. "There is a line in Israel saying that Iran is a danger to the region. This is absurd and unacceptable", Erekat said at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East in Jordan.


Torture/Abuse Photos Ridiculed by Rush, Kept From View by Obama, Posted on The BRAD BLOG
These are said to be among the photos of prisoner abuse/torture whose release Obama has determined to block. Some of them were obtained, and posted several years ago, by The Sydney Morning Herald


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