This Week In The News... or maybe not. 03/02/12

topic posted Sun, March 4, 2012 - 11:22 AM by  Abraxas
Goodbye, First Amendment: ‘Trespass Bill’ will make protest illegal

Madoff-invested charities contributed $365k to Media Matters

Drone makers cashing in as war tactics evolve;_ylv=3

U.S. Getting a New Bomber [and nuclear-armed drone]

Gas prices soar, reach $5 in some states

Hikes in Gas Price Eclipse Payroll Tax Cut

Gas Prices Signal Tsunami of Inflation

Energy Secretary Chu Admits Administration OK with High Gas Prices

BP Contracts with Defense Dept. Surge Since Oil Spill

Britain becomes a nation of debt slaves as regulation and inflation deter saving

Syria's armed groups get Franco-US aid: Report

Clinton Admits US and Al-Qaeda On Same Side in Syria
[“We have a very dangerous set of actors in the region, Al-Qaeda, Hamas, and those who are on our terrorist list, to be sure, supporting – claiming to support the opposition [in Syria].”]

Spoiling for War on Syria
[UN Charter/International Law and Syrian Sovereignty]

Regime Change: Saudi, Qatari proxy plans to arm Syrian rebels no longer secret

Clinton: Al Qaeda, U.S., Helping Syrian Rebels

Senators: U.S. Forces at Risk Due to Syrian Chemical Weapons

Israeli officials: Starve Iranians to stop nukes,00.html

U.S. Threatens Pakistan: Drop Iran Pipeline

Gen. McCaffrey privately briefs NBC execs on war with Iran

Obama: Israel knows that U.S. isn't bluffing on action against Iran

Media War Enters New Stage Ahead of Iran Attack: The NBC-Greenwald Debate Is A Sign of Future Discord

Shocking video: Libyan rebels cage black Africans, force-feed them flags

The TSA Is Coming To A Highway Near You

FOX edits, fakes applause for John Bolton pro-war statement

New evidence casts doubt in Lockerbie case

Scottish Courts killed al-Megrahi’s Lockerbie appeal evidence with early release deal

After-birth abortion: why should the baby live?
[killing the young...]

FLASHBACK: The Case for Killing Granny
[killing the old...]

RELATED? Life imitates art?

U.S. Fighting On the Same Side as Three Terrorist Groups In Syria

Putin Slams US Quest for ‘Absolute Invulnerability’

Homeland Security Manual Lists Government Key Words For Monitoring Social Media, News

Two Years of Tweets Now For Sale to Marketers

Facebook spies on phone users' text messages, report says

Facebook denies allegations of reading users' text messages
[whew! I'm so relieved!]

Beware of 'little fish' surfing on privacy

EU tells Google that privacy policy could violate laws, asks for delay

Photographers shouldn't have to defend legal Metro photos to WMATA

Torture Architect Argues For Indefinite Detention of Americans
[thanks, NDAA!]

All New Windows 8 Computers to Have Remote Kill Switch

Hacker campaign targets US prison contractor

Man shocked by arrest after daughter draws picture of gun at school [Canada]

Failure of Red Cross-Damascus talks brings foreign intervention closer

Pressure builds to open US sky to civilian drone flights despite safety, privacy concerns

Ex-officer Edward Pascucci says he robbed bank to get benefits for ‘severe health problems’ in federal prison

Russia upgrades Syria-based electronic station to warn Iran of US/Israeli attack

NATO Wants Azerbaijan As Wedge Between Russia And Iran

White House helps pay for NYPD Muslim surveillance

How FDA and Big Pharma mislead millions into taking dangerous anti-depressants
[like a placebo... with side effects!]

FDA Committee Endorses Controversial Weight-Loss Drug to Combat Alleged Obesity Epidemic

BMJ admits antipsychotic drugs kill far more people than terrorism

Judge Sides With Monsanto: Ridicules Farmers’ Right to Grow Food Without Fear, Contamination and Economic Harm

Sorry Gates: GMO Crops Proven to be Ineffective at Fighting World Hunger

The Perfection of Crony Capitalism: Use Regulation to Destroy Competitors

Harvard study: Pasteurized milk from industrial dairies linked to cancer

Bird flu, pig flu, now bat flu? Human risk unclear

Doctors call for HPV shots for boys
[debilitating side effects be damned!]

Vaccination rights attorney Patricia Finn threatened with criminal charges; New York State demands she surrender names of all clients

Monsanto settles 'Agent Orange' case with US victims

FLASHBACK: Dioxin fuels Nitro fears

‘Lunch-In’ Protests Crackdown on Homemade Lunches

Wyoming House advances doomsday bill

Cuba drills for oil, but U.S. unprepared for spill

Britain eyeing share in Somalia's future energy industry

China holdings of US debt at $1.15 trillion

Bin Laden Death Coverup Continues: Compound Demolished

KuwAm and Stratesec: Directors and investors that link 9/11 to a private intelligence network


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