Yemeni PM Bahah’s cabinet wins parliamentary approval – sources | Reuters.
Why is the secret Kerry-Abdullah deal on Syria reached on September 11 stupid? Because the brilliant tacticians in Washington and Riyadh and Doha and to an extent in Ankara are unable to look at the interconnectedness of all the dis-order and destruction they foment, to look beyond their visions of control of the oil and […]
It took a jury 10 minutes to convict 14-year-old George Stinney Jr. It took 70 years after his execution to exonerate him. – The Washington Post.
Corporate criminality Corporate murder.
#HarperMustGo Julian pointed out, the Canadian government has issued directives to several police and security agencies allowing them to use and share information derived using brutal methods. via Stephen Harper rebuffs call to rescind federal torture directives – Politics – CBC News.
#HarperMustGo Even after the prime minister invoked time allocation, parliamentarians were at least afforded some opportunity to discuss the massive omnibus bills. But with underspending, Canada’s representatives don’t get any time to debate the measures at all. Nor do they get a chance to ask officials enough tough questions about the impact of the cuts. […]
#Decay&DeclineofUSA With Orwellian irony, the U.S. Supreme Court chose December 15, National Bill of Rights Day to deliver its crushing blow to the Fourth Amendment. Although the courts have historically held that ignorance of the law is not an excuse for breaking the law, in its 8-1 ruling in Heien v. State of North Carolina, […]
The Swiss government will join the fray too this week, inviting states that have signed the Fourth Geneva Convention to an extraordinary meeting to discuss human rights violations in the occupied territories. Israel has threatened retaliation. But while Europe is tentatively finding a voice in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, silence reigns across the Atlantic. The White […]
Australia should not embrace America, writes its former prime minister, but preserve itself from Washington’s reckless overreach. via USA: Australia’s Dangerous Ally : Information Clearing House – ICH.
John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, allegedly struck a deal with King Abdullah in September under which the Saudis would sell crude at below the prevailing market price. That would help explain why the price has been falling at a time when, given the turmoil in Iraq and Syria caused by Islamic State, it […]
Murthy has also faced ongoing opposition from some Republican leaders who have criticized him for being too much of a “political activist.” In addition to his stance on guns, he founded the organization Doctors for America and has been a vocal supporter of the Affordable Care Act. via Surgeon General Finally Confirmed in Major Win […]
Naturally, the task is simple – we need to drop the ruble to the maximum, and then buy all that we can, giving away the dollars that are no longer needed and not guaranteed by anything. This will help concentrate all of the roubles inside the country and to assign their price independently, while holding […]