Archive for March, 2008

Russian intelligence sees U.S. military buildup on Iran border

March 31, 2008


Russian military intelligence services are reporting a flurry of activity by U.S. Armed Forces near Iran’s borders, a high-ranking security source said Tuesday.


It’s the end of Britain as we know it

March 31, 2008


You might want to take that vacation in England just as soon as you can – before its 1,000-year run as a sovereign nation comes to an end.

This winter, 27 nations of the European Union (EU) signed the Treaty of Lisbon. You may think, “Innocuous enough”, as Portuguese-inspired visions of the Tagus River and chicken piri-piri swirl before your eyes.

But for England (Britain, actually) the Treaty of Lisbon isn’t that appetising. That’s because, if ratified, it will become the decisive act in this creation of a federal European superstate with its capital in Brussels. Britain would become a province and its “Mother of Parliaments” a regional assembly. And that’s no small humiliation for a country that gave the world English and saved Western civilisation in the Battle of Britain in 1940.

Mexico sends troops to Texas border to battle drug lords

March 31, 2008


MEXICO CITY — Nearly 1,000 Mexican troops arrived at the Ciudad Juarez airport Friday to deal with a surge in drug war violence that’s sent tremors throughout the country, local media reported.

Mexican authorities said they’re part of the more than 2,000 soldiers and federal policemen involved in “Operation Joint Chihuahua” who are being dispatched to combat narcotrafficking operations that have terrorized much of the state of Chihuahua, particularly Ciudad Juarez, Palomas and the city of Chihuahua, the state capital.

Students Call for Anti-Rove Demonstrators to be Tased

March 31, 2008


During a “speech” at George Washington University late last week, Karl Rove, the neocon dirty trickster who learned everything he knows from the convicted criminal and Nixon fixer Donald Segretti, was interrupted by three people, one accusing him of war crimes and the other two unfurling a huge banner calling Bush’s former brain a war criminal. As should be expected, the largely young neocon and “conservative” audience reacted in a predictable manner….

War with Iran May Have Begun with Offensive in Iraq

March 31, 2008


The United States military offensive against Iran may have begun with a swiftly escalating series of operations directed against the Mahdi Army, a Shiite militia led by cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, which had been observing a six month old cease-fire.

Earth Hour; Who really is behind it?

March 30, 2008

Julian Huxley’s Enviro-Eugenics Agenda Exposed on TV During Great Global Warming Swindle Debate
Environmental Movement Steeped in Eugenics and Land-Consolidation Agenda Aimed at Third World Population Control:

The New Environmentalist Eugenics: Al Gore’s Green Genocide
by Rob Ainsworth

Al Gore: Climate Change Skeptics are Flat Earthers

Corbett Report – Eugenics never really went away
Date/Duration: 2008.01.13 – 43:07

Description:Was the pseudoscience of eugenics really invented in Germany by the Nazis? And what happened to this once-dominant idea after the horrors of WWII? How does this relate to environmentalism, transhumanism and modern genetics?‘Click Save As’ links

Editorial – James Peden: The Great Global Warming Hoax? –

Caroline Overington: Do as our eco saviours say, not as they do –,20867,21514537-7583,00.html

Lights out, doubts on by Andrew Bolt –

How Effective are Individual Lifestyle Changes in Reducing Electricity Consumption? Measuring the Impact of Earth Hour by David Solomon

Reaction to Earth Hour II (2008)

Earth Hour crashes to Earth –

World not saved yet –

By royal command: Earth Hour

“I’m a Victorian Public Servant, so some of this lunancy lands in my email box.
‘Building security officers will be patrolling the building between 8pm and 9pm to ensure compliance with Earth Hour’. – or words to that effect.”

Asking a Judge to Save the World, and Maybe a Whole Lot More

March 29, 2008

NY Times
Saturday, March 29, 2008

More fighting in Iraq. Somalia in chaos. People in this country can’t afford their mortgages and in some places now they can’t even afford rice.

None of this nor the rest of the grimness on the front page today will matter a bit, though, if two men pursuing a lawsuit in federal court in Hawaii turn out to be right. They think a giant particle accelerator that will begin smashing protons together outside Geneva this summer might produce a black hole that will spell the end of the Earth — and maybe the universe.

Scientists say that is very unlikely — though they have done some checking just to make sure.

The world’s physicists have spent 14 years and $8 billion building the Large Hadron Collider, in which the colliding protons will recreate energies and conditions last seen a trillionth of a second after the Big Bang. Researchers will sift the debris from these primordial recreations for clues to the nature of mass and new forces and symmetries of nature.

But Walter L. Wagner and Luis Sancho contend that scientists at the European Center for Nuclear Research, or CERN, have played down the chances that the collider could produce, among other horrors, a tiny black hole, which, they say, could eat the Earth. Or it could spit out something called a “strangelet” that would convert our planet to a shrunken dense dead lump of something called “strange matter.” Their suit also says CERN has failed to provide an environmental impact statement as required under the National Environmental Policy Act.

Although it sounds bizarre, the case touches on a serious issue that has bothered scholars and scientists in recent years — namely how to estimate the risk of new groundbreaking experiments and who gets to decide whether or not to go ahead.

The lawsuit, filed March 21 in Federal District Court, in Honolulu, seeks a temporary restraining order prohibiting CERN from proceeding with the accelerator until it has produced a safety report and an environmental assessment. It names the federal Department of Energy, the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, the National Science Foundation and CERN as defendants.

According to a spokesman for the Justice Department, which is representing the Department of Energy, a scheduling meeting has been set for June 16.

Why should CERN, an organization of European nations based in Switzerland, even show up in a Hawaiian courtroom?

In an interview, Mr. Wagner said, “I don’t know if they’re going to show up.” CERN would have to voluntarily submit to the court’s jurisdiction, he said, adding that he and Mr. Sancho could have sued in France or Switzerland, but to save expenses they had added CERN to the docket here. He claimed that a restraining order on Fermilab and the Energy Department, which helps to supply and maintain the accelerator’s massive superconducting magnets, would shut down the project anyway.

James Gillies, head of communications at CERN, said the laboratory as of yet had no comment on the suit. “It’s hard to see how a district court in Hawaii has jurisdiction over an intergovernmental organization in Europe,” Mr. Gillies said.