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The US news media has focused on the Hype and Circumstance of political celebrities and weather crisis to the tune of keeping America distracted. Personality wars mean ratings. Ratings mean advertising. AND advertising means money … that’s what its all about. So, American voters are still saturated with fluff and nonsense …
September 6th, 2008 | Tags: Africom, candidates, Cheney, Clash of Civilizations, consequences, critical resources, Dirty Media, economics, Elections, global community, Global Economy, global policies, materialism, News and Opinion, Op-Ed, Power Shift, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, terrorists, voters, War, War Cost | Category: Africom, candidates, Cheney, Clash of Civilizations, consequences, critical resources, Dirty Media, economics, Elections, global community, Global Economy, global policies, materialism, News and Opinion, Op-Ed, Power Shift, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, terrorists, voters, War, War Cost | 2 comments
This image speaks more to the insanity of building a fence along the Texas border with Mexico.
This wall project has more “un-intended” consequences than have been seriously studied.
If you consider the human factor in this region, the resources for assistance is uneven. The further north this damage goes, the further away […]
July 23rd, 2008 | Tags: Border Wall, changing planet, consequences, contamination, critical resources, DHS, disparity, Hurricane, Hypocracy, Mismanagement, Texas | Category: Border Wall, changing planet, consequences, contamination, critical resources, DHS, disparity, Hurricane, Hypocracy, Mismanagement, Texas | Leave a comment
(CBS/AP) Egypt’s state-owned press opened fire Saturday on U.S. President George W. Bush as he arrived for talks with regional leaders at the conclusion of a five-day Mideast tour.
The newspapers, whose management are all appointed by the government, criticized Mr. Bush’s speech Thursday in front of the Israeli […]
May 18th, 2008 | Tags: Egypt, Foreign Policy, George Bush, Israel, Lame Duck, Legacy, Olmert, President Hosni Mubarak, Saudi Arabia, send the wrong message | Category: Barack Obama, Bush, coersion, consequences, critical resources, delusion, Democracy In Action, dialog, diplomacy, Dirty Politics, DoubleSpeak, economics, Egypt, Foreign Policy, George Bush, Global Economy, Hypocracy, invasion, Israel, issues, Legacy, Mismanagement, Oil, Olmert, political rhetoric, President Hosni Mubarak, pro-Israel Lobby, Propaganda, Refineries, Saudi Arabia, Ugly American, War on Terror | Leave a comment
UN raises Burma cyclone estimate The UN has sharply increased its estimate of those severely affected by Burma’s cyclone to 2.5m people.
The figure was revised up from the 1.5m previously thought to be in need, following the storm 12 days ago.
Since Cyclone Nargis struck, hardly any foreign aid workers […]
May 14th, 2008 | Tags: Accountability, Burma, China, consequences, cyclone, Disaster, earthquake, humanitarian, Myanmar, Red Cross, relief, survivors, Three Gorges Dam, UN, victims | Category: Accountability, bio hazards, Burma, Casualties, catastrophe, China, consequences, critical resources, cyclone, Disaster, Emergency Management, Environment, food, global community, Human Rights, humanitarian, hunger, infrastructure, Myanmar, pollution, Red Cross, state of emergency, World Health | Leave a comment
Iran moving into the big league Kaveh L Afrasiabi
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad’s three-nation tour of Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India and the welter of agreements and understandings reached between Tehran and these governments serve notice beyond the mere issue of energy security and Iran’s expanding role in the sub-continent’s […]
May 4th, 2008 | Tags: Ahmadinejad, consequences, economics, global community, global economy | Tagged: Economic Cooperation Organizat, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), IAEA, India, Iran, Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline (IPI), Pakistan, Politics, Russia, Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Silk Road, Third World, World Economy, WTO | Category: Ahmadinejad, alliance, American Voters, Arab Nations, changing planet, China, critical resources, diplomacy, Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), economics, Euro-Asia Continent, Foreign Policy, Global Economy, Global Power, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Human Rights, IAEA, India, Indonesia, IPI Pipeline, Iran, Israel, Malaysia, markets, Oil, Pakistan, Politics, Povery, Power Shift, Putin, Russia, Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Sino-Russian, South East Asia, threat, Trade policy, United Arab Emirates, War Cost, World Order | 2 comments
After watching the PBS/National Geographic Documentary: Strange Days on Planet Earth
I tried to remember what kind of educational preparation I received ages ago. I was taught to memorize boring charts about how US Government was arranged. Whitewashed snippets about American History and how […]
It used to be oil for food. Now, its oil substitute OR food. Super Powers are focusing on a dying concept. Cheap energy the old fashioned way is no longer viable. […]
April 13th, 2008 | Category: contradictions, Corporate Corruption, critical resources, economics, energy, Environment, fiscal responsibility, food, Foreign Policy, global community, Global Economy, Global Power, Global Warming, Health, Human Rights, hunger, jobless, Mismanagement, negligence, Oil, oil-for-food, Oversight, Planet, Politics, poverty, Power Shift, Public Health, recession, refugees, renewable energy, Statistics, unemployment, War Cost, Waste, World Health, World Order | Leave a comment
The US State Department rejects wannabe immigrants who have gambled their lives to help Americans. The stories are endless and tragic. Americans promise the world to Iraqis and Afghanis, winning their allegiance and support. Often recruiting them for dangerous translator positions, sometimes making outrageous promises they know can’t be kept. Some collaborators dies […]
March 23rd, 2008 | Category: contradictions, critical resources, Green Card, Human Rights, Immigration, injustice, Mismanagement, negligence, Occupation Army, Outsource, Pentagon Corruption, prejudice, profiling, Promises, responsibility, Soldiers, translators, troops, Ugly American, US State Department, Volunteers, War Cost | One comment
Bhutto was key to US plan
Benazir Bhutto was central to American hopes of broadening out Pakistan‘s government from the figure of General Musharraf. Washington helped engineer the political deal that saw her return and now it has seen that lead to disaster, with the loss of one of […]
December 28th, 2007 | Category: alternative energy, Bhutto, changing planet, civil war, consequences, contradictions, Corporate Corruption, covert, critical resources, Dillusion, diplomacy, disinformation, disparity, economics, empire, energy, Europe, Foreign Policy, Fundamentalist, global community, Governance, Holy War, Human Rights, Hypocracy, Ignorance, illegal arms, incompetence, Iran, Iraq, Middle East, Musharraf, nation building, Nuclear, Pakistan, policy, Politics, power grab, profiteers, Propaganda, Proxy War, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South East Asia, Taliban, terrorists, Trade policy, United States, War, World Order | 3 comments
Cheney: No bailouts, no tax hikes…more oil
The vice president wields considerable power on economic policy. In a Fortune exclusive, the free-market fan weighs in on the credit crisis and his biggest fear. more
• Cheney’s brain trust
• Dick Cheney does the economy
November 26th, 2007 | Category: alternative energy, arrogance, brain trust, budget, Cheney, Clean Energy, climate change, consequences, consumers, Corporate Corruption, critical resources, Deception, economics, economy, energy, Environment, extortion, Favored Firms, infrastructure, Mafia, markets, Oil, recession, risk, Tax Dollars, taxpayers | One comment
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