Friday, December 09, 2005

President Bush said we need to rebuild Iraq, provide the people with jobs and give them hope. If it works there, maybe we'll try it in New Orleans.

San Francisco (20) Cops on Suspension
See above link for outrageous cop conduct

Nobel Laureate Pinter Calls It on BushCo
"I put to you that the United States is without doubt the greatest show on the road. Brutal, indifferent, scornful and ruthless it may be but it is also very clever. As a salesman it is out on its own and its most saleable commodity is self love."

Bush Stays in the Bubble
What is the Bush administration frightened of? Are they really convinced the president is incapable of handling himself in the give-and-take of democracy? Or are they simply afraid of the American people?

The Torture Administration
American leaders will open the way for the torture of prisoners, that lawyers will invent justifications for it…and the President of the United States will strenuously resist legislation prohibiting cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment of prisoners--

Gitmo Got Torture
"All you could hear around you were thuds of blows, bangs and kicks behind cell walls, and screams and moans of the people who were being beaten up there"
"They were howling like injured animals"

Free Trade with Israel or Else?
Negotiated by U.S. Trade Representative Rob Portman, the agreement sets a precedent that makes free trade with the United States conditional on trade with Israel.

Poll Show 88% Political Corruption is Big

No Thanks, Congress
No thank you for so many unanswered questions and so little practical action after 9/11.… I would have closed the borders with Mexico the next day with troops and airplane surveillance….with 37,000 troops guarding South Korea’s border….why our troops aren’t guarding our borders…..and why you allow this president to pretend that we’re safer today than before 9/11.

Illegal Aliens Banned from Cayman Is.
Where Amnesty means leave or face prosecution

Perceived Passsenger Threat & Deadly Force
"I can tell you, he never said a thing in that airplane. He never called out he had a bomb," "He never said a word from the point he passed me at Row 9. . . . He did not say a word to anybody"

White House Backs Air Marshal Killing
The marshals say Alpizar announced he was carrying a bomb before being killed.

New Orleans Cops Investigated & Fired
An investigation also continues into a shooting five days after the hurricane in which police confronted seven people on a bridge….and six people on the bridge were shot, two fatally.

Show Me State: Shows Who's Boss!
"We want to make a clear statement that in Missouri eminent domain for economic development purposes is prohibited," task force chairman Terry Jarrett said.

Valley of Sun Exceeds FED Poor Air Quality
Valley of the Cough is crouching beneath a cloud of the dirtiest air in years, and the area's harried doctors say we all should take some precautions.

Trump Faces Showdown w/ Phoenix P'OED Gang
People Organized, Exercising Democracy - or P'OED, for short - collected 19,612 signatures, but more than 1,000 were tossed out for various statutory reasons, such as if there were more than 15 signatures on a page or if a date accompanying a signature was missing .

PHOENX Tosses Cash after Flash
Phoenix gave away $1.4 million in future sales tax revenues to ensure that Kierland Commons went in on the Phoenix side of Scottsdale Road. And $3 million to spirit Schumacher European Mercedes Benz out of Scottsdale and $12.7 million to lure other car dealers to the Phoenix side of the street.

BushCo Promotes Sewage to Waterways
Cities and towns can now essentially release untreated human waste directly into rivers and streams following any sufficiently large rainstorm…. human sludge is bad enough even when treated, since new research is showing that bio-sludge contains alarmingly high levels of prescription drugs and environmental toxins

Great Lakes Face Greater Ecocide
The body's preliminary report in July recommended $20 billion in federal, state and private funding over 15 years to upgrade antiquated municipal sewer systems, restore 500,000 acres of wetlands, clean polluted harbors and bays, and pay for other efforts.

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