Thursday, 31 October 2013

JFK, LBJ and The Wink - Linked Video page at

Lyndon Baines Johnson "Had an almost maniacal urge to become president, he regarded JFK as an obstacle to achieving that."
Lyndon Johnson's mistress Madeleine Duncan Brown, on LBJ telling her on the day before JFK's assassination "after tomorrow those S.O.B.'s will never embarrass me again - that's no threat - that's a promise."
I looked at her. Mrs. Kennedy's dress was stained with blood. One leg was almost entirely covered with it and her right glove was caked, it was caked with blood - her husband's blood. Somehow that was the one of the most poignant sights - that immaculate woman, exquisitely dressed, and caked in blood. I asked her if I couldn't get someone in to help her change and she said, "Oh, no. Perhaps later I'll ask Mary Gallagher but not right now." And then with almost an element of fierceness - if a person that gentle, that dignified, can be said to have such a quality - she said, "I want them to see what they have done to Jack." [PBS]

With the 50th anniversary of the assassination it's worth checking out the videos at the link above.

And because we never saw justice in the JFK case the assassins were free to protect and strengthen the corrupted establishment system. This killing of a President allowed all manner of further crimes to continue, from the Gulf of Tonkin hoax, to the cover-up of the attack on the USS Liberty, to the murders of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy.

Sample video:

JFK assassination: Secret Service Stand-down  

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 31st, 2013.]

9/11 Free Fall 10/24/13: Ziggi Zugam-- The Red/Gray Chip Debate

Ziggi Zugam-- a writer for “Debunking the Debunkers”-- discusses the latest in Mark Basile's push to raise money for a blind study of WTC dust samples, as well as the basics of Niels Harrit and team's nano-thermite paper, and the red/gray chip debate.  He also offers a perspective on the 9/11 issue as a resident of Iceland and talks about the reaction of people there when they're encountered with the WTC controlled demolition evidence.  

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 31st, 2013.]

President Ahmadinejad 'On Wipe Israel Off The Map [mis]Quote' Interview

Ahmadinejad's original speech, in Farsi, talked about turning the page of history so that the present regime in Israel would vanish. He then talked about allowing full democracy in Palestine-Israel. The 'wipe Israel off the map' quote was a mistranslation that appeared on the Iranian President's webpage. The error is well known to many who have been following the story.  

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 31st, 2013.]

Keiser Report (E516): Bitcoin - Resistance Starts Here!

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert, discuss the revolutionary solution that takes money and power from those who hate and gives it to those who will no longer wait for celebrities and pundits to cogitate, agitate and debate whether or not wristbands and hashtags - oh so quaint - can stop the plunder and pillage by the conmen, hucksters, and banksters backed by the state. Yes, bitcoin. The currency is already creating economic value across Africa, China and the developing world while Brits destroy economic value by moving their money into yet another corrupt bank. In the second half, Max interviews Simon Dixon of about peer to peer lending and the future in which the population can deploy their own capital in more productive ways.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 31st, 2013.]

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

This 10 Minute Video Will Change Your Life (911 Truth)

The laws of physics are not negotiable. Do some research on the events of 9/11 and you will find that the official U.S. government conspiracy theory of what happened on 9/11 is a total lie. Take action. Put an end to all of the illegal wars for profit and senseless murders. Speak up for 9/11 Truth! Silence is betrayal.

This is a great short clip that goes through the key evidence that shows the demolition of the 3 World Trade Centre skyscrapers. Featured is architect Richard Gage who outlines the hard facts. Unfortunately the clip here incorrectly mentions the fall times of the Twin Towers at 9 and 11 seconds when it is closer to 15 seconds when accurately measured.

There is a reason Gage makes a distinction between the freefall of WTC7, the third building to collapse on 911, and the "almost" freefall rate of the Towers. If the Towers really did fall at the rates mentioned at the start of the clip, right before they cut to Gage, then he would subsequently refer to all of the demolitions as being at freefall - but he does not. Other than that point this is a great clip. 

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 30th, 2013.]

Former U.S. Official Says Every Drone Attack in Yemen Creates 40 to 60 New Enemies

Killing suspected terrorists in Yemen with drone strikes has created even more enemies for the United States, according to former State Departmentofficial.

Nabeel Khoury, deputy chief of mission in Yemen from 2004 to 2007, says that for every al-Qaeda operative killed by a U.S. drone, another 40 to 60 new enemies are created as a result of this strategy.

“Drone strikes take out a few bad guys to be sure, but they also kill a large number of innocent civilians. Given Yemen’s tribal structure, the U.S. generates roughly forty to sixty new enemies for every AQAP [al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula] operative killed by drones,” Khoury wrote in an article for the Cairo Review.

This is the likely intention of the drone war - to generate enemies for the military industrial complex - to replace the ones it lost when the Cold War ended.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 30th, 2013.]

Monsanto Denies Link Between GMOs and Cancer, Birth Defects in Argentina

Agriculture giant Monsanto entered Argentina in 1996. Since then, the South American country has become the world's largest soybean producer, and nearly all of them are genetically modified. Monsanto provides the majority of the pesticides used in Argentina. Now, a new AP report says that the chemicals are affecting the 12 million people who live in the country's farm belt, where the AP documented dozens of cases where agricultural poisons were applied to crops in ways that are contrary to existing laws. Pesticides are showing up in drinking water and the soil. A government report found that 80 percent of children surveyed had pesticides in their blood. Cancer rates are well above the national average and birth defects have risen dramatically. Monsanto disputes that they are responsible for Argentina's health problems. RT's Ameera David talks with Elizabeth Kucinich, director of policy for the Center for Food Safety and the executive producer for the documentary "GMO OMG," about how GMOs are affecting both Argentinians and Americans alike.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 30th, 2013.]

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

'US Aims to Destroy All Independently Minded Countries in Mideast'

A series of bomb attacks across Iraq has left at least 66 people dead... and dozens more wounded. Most of the blasts targeted Shiite-Muslim districts around the capital, Baghdad. The Iraqi government blames the daily attacks on Sunni Islamists linked to Al-Qaeda. We discussed the situation with journalist and broadcaster Neil Clark... He believes the U.S. is simply not interested in curbing Al Qaeda's influence in the region.

The hard truth about the US-Israeli Middle East agenda and their support for Al Qaeda. Notice how Al Qaeda is not in the habit of attacking Israeli embassies and other Israeli targets ...

Related info:

The Neocon Agenda - why there is war in the Middle East.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 29th, 2013.]

Fukushima Radiation Traced in Pacific Seafood

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has insisted that seafood caught near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is safe to eat. Scientists have voiced concerns, however, that radioactive isotopes could accumulate in fish and pose a danger to human health. Henry Ridgwell recently visited Japan and has this report for VOA.

When ingested, even low levels of radiation are harmful to your health. The ruined reactors at Fukushima must be completely entombed. This should have happened two years ago.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 29th, 2013.]

Petition: Join the Now Over 584,000 Others Asking the NSA to Stop Watching Us

"The organizers of the Stop Watching Us coalition, which includes over 100 public advocacy groups, are going to present a petition to Congress which has over 570,000 signatures." - Thousands March in D.C. Against NSA Domestic Surveillance



Read the following article and then answer the question at the end: Do you still believe that the government is only spying on bad guys in “targeted” searches?

Security Expert: “We Have To Assume That The NSA Has EVERYONE Who Uses Electronic Communications Under CONSTANT Surveillance”

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 29th, 2013.]

Put Big Bank CEOs in Jail – Senator Elizabeth Warren

She called on the Fed, the SEC, and the OCC to provide records on the number of people the agencies have charged criminally and civilly, the number of convictions and prison sentences they have obtained, the number of people banned or suspended from working in the industry, and the total amount of fines leveled against Wall Street ne’er-do-wells.

Warren knows the answer to most of these questions, but wants to shame the agencies into action. Yes, big banks have been forking over billions of dollars in civil settlements for bad behavior in the lead up to the crisis. There have been prosecutions of various smaller mortgage brokers, and some civil charges and settlements against executives who helped cause the crisis. But zero Wall Street CEOs are in jail for bringing down the economy, and no CEOs have faced criminal charges.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 29th, 2013.]

Monday, 28 October 2013

Meet Noam Chomsky, Academic Gatekeeper

Is Noam Chomsky an anarcho-syndicalist or proponent of the Federal Reserve? A fearless political crusader or defender of the Warren Commission JFK orthodoxy? A tireless campaigner for justice or someone who doesn't care who did 9/11? Join us this week on The Corbett Report as we examine some of the subjects that Chomsky would prefer you didn't think about.

An insightful and fair look at Noam Chomsky revealing his irrational and evidence-omitting views on a number of serious topics especially involving high level US Government deceptions.

Please consider that it is VERY important to reflect on stories dealing with the ability to fool the public when it comes to some for the most fundamental issues. - where we see the 'manufacturing of consent' for a largely uninformed population. Understanding propaganda, where various facts and agendas remind hidden or are whitewashed, allows people up to be more critical of the underlying corrupt system and not take things at face value.

I am reminded of a quote from Mark Twain: "It is easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled." Once you can accept there is a level of fooling afoot when it comes to certain issues it becomes easier to be mindful of bald faced statements and think of things in terms of evidence-based arguments.

When we consider that there are certain 'no-go' areas for the establishment system and juxtapose this with the highly limiting views coming from certain critics like Chomsky, we can see how they, through their own ignorance or via wilful purpose, help perpetuate things as they stand. Such lessons are valuable for all other instances where we face an official position that is under fire from independent researchers. As always the most important consideration is verifiable fact not arguments based from authority.

Related Info:

Debunking the Debunkers blog breaks down Chomsky's hugely misleading comments concerning the issue of the 911 false flag terror attacks: Noam Chomsky Manufactures 9/11 Consent

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 28th, 2013.]

NSA Propaganda Video Among Highest Down-Vote Percentages in Youtube History

The very epitome of propaganda, a video put out by the Department of Defense YouTube channel featuring calls by the NSA Director to limit journalism and expand spying has now achieved one of the highest known percentage of down-votes in YouTube history (4500 down-votes, 70 up-votes).

The YT clip now has 7,713 down votes to 128 up votes. Propaganda can only go so far before it becomes transparent. You can't feed the public an obviously sour meal and tell them it tastes sweet.

The propagandists are actually further undermining their own corrupt system by moving too far away from the public's present version of reality.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 28th, 2013.]

GCHQuestions: Snowden Files Reveal Spy Agency's Efforts to Escape Legal Challenge

British intelligence has been trying desperately to keep its surveillance practices secret - wary of public anger and legal challenges. That's emerged from internal documents leaked by Edward Snowden, and obtained by the Guardian newspaper. But as RT's Sara Firth reports, the spy agencies' worst fears are already coming true. To discuss the controversial techniques used by British intelligence, and the ongoing backlash, former MI5 agent Annie Machon joins RT.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 28th, 2013.]

Keiser Report (E515): Silent but Violent Emissions

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert, discuss the impossibility of tapering a ponzi scheme, Alan Greenspan's return to the hot airwaves and why QE has failed. In the second half, Max interviews Trond Andresen, a lecturer in control systems at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, about a digital crisis currency or bitcoin as a solution to a man-made disaster like Greece.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 28th, 2013.]

Crime Is Getting Worse: Violent Crime In America Increased By 15 Percent Last Year

All over America, crime is on the rise.  According to a government survey that was just released, violent crime in the United States increased by 15 percent last year, and property crime was up by 12 percent.  If violent crime keeps increasing at this rate, it will approximately double in just six years.  But as I wrote about the other day, when the next major economic downturn strikes it will probably greatly accelerate the growth of the crime rate in this country.  Desperate people do desperate things, and as you will read about below, there are people out there that are already stealing entire truckloads of food.  In the future, when people are extremely hungry or crazy for their next drug hit, they won’t think twice about invading your home or pulling you out of your vehicle.  The rise in crime that we are witnessing right now is just the beginning.  It is going to get a lot worse than this.
Whenever I do this type of article, inevitably someone leaves a comment insisting that I am lying because crime rates are going down.

Well, that used to be true.  It is no longer accurate.

As an ABC News article that was just released explains, the crime victimization survey shows that violent crime in America has now increased for two years in a row…
The violent crime rate went up 15 percent last year, and the property crime rate rose 12 percent, the government said Thursday, signs that the nation may be seeing the last of the substantial declines in crime of the past two decades.
Last year marked the second year in a row for increases in the crime victimization survey, a report that is based on household interviews.
This is one of the primary reasons why so many people are moving out of the big cities right now.  In the city of Chicago, police are so overwhelmed with crime that they will no longer respond in person “to 911 calls reporting vehicle theft, garage burglary or simple assault“.

Gerald Celente of the Trends Research Institute has long warned that the economic downturn would lead to civil unrest and an increase in the crime rate.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 28th, 2013.]

Sunday, 27 October 2013

Libya on the Brink of Collapse Two Years After "Liberation"

The US-led NATO intervention in Libya ended two years ago with the death of deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi. Since then, Libya has seen increased violence and turmoil.
David Swanson, journalist and author of "War Is a Lie," says that the average person in Libya is worse off than they were before the international community involved itself in the country's civil war

US interventions are almost never for humanitarian purposes. That claim is merely cover for strategic goals. The US does not intervene against the dictatorships in Bahrain or Yemen when they kill or torture people protesting for democratic principles.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 27th, 2013.]

US Sponsored Genocide in Guatemala: Amnesty for Dictator?

Abby Martin speaks to Jamila Aisha Brown, global strategist with HUE Global about Guatemala's constitutional court's ruling that could lead to amnesty for former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, who was sentenced to 80 years for charges of genocide and war crimes in an unprecedented tribunal.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 27th, 2013.]


Moxnews recording.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 27th, 2013.]

Saturday, 26 October 2013

How Drone Strikes Create 'Terrorists'

Guest host Manuel Rapalo talks about Pakistani Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif's recent visit to the White House and how drones have come to define America's front line in the war on terror.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 26th, 2013.]

Will Dick Cheney be Arrested for War Crimes When He Comes to Toronto? [UPDATED]

When Dick Cheney speaks in Toronto on October 31 he will be confronted by people from Canada and the United States demanding that the Canadian government arrest and prosecute him for torture and other crimes.

People throughout Canada are demanding that the Canadian government either bar Cheney or arrest him should he follow through with his plans to be a keynote speaker at an upcoming conference in Toronto. They are insisting that Canadian and international law require that Cheney be arrested if he comes to Canada.

Cheney canceled a similar speaking engagement last April in Toronto because he feared the mobilization of the people. When Cheney was speaking months earlier in Vancouver he was confronted by angry demonstrators demanding that he be prosecuted.

Thousands of people were tortured based on Cheney’s and Bush’s instructions to the CIA and military. Kidnappings, renditions, torture and assassinations were sanctioned by Bush and Cheney. Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis died needlessly and millions became refugees. Tens of thousands of U.S. service members suffered life-changing injuries and more than 5,000 were killed..

Cheney is a despicable character. He appeared on October 7, 2013, at the Plaza Hotel with Donald Rumsfeld in Washington, D.C., where the two of them swapped torture jokes from the podium, with Rumsfeld quipping that Cheney had even been waterboarding fish.

These obscene displays about their crimes are an affront to humanity.

It is critical that we continue to act together to demand government accountability. Bush and Cheney cannot go anywhere in the United States or around the world without be challenged by this grassroots movement that is demanding that high officials who commit criminal acts be arrested and prosecuted.

Update [28/10]:  Dick Cheney cancels Toronto trip, says Canada is too dangerous

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 26th, 2013.]

Michael Rivero On Coast To Coast AM Tuesday Night October 22, 2013

Michael Rivero is the webmaster of and host of the What Really Happened radio shows on the Republic Broadcasting Network. Formerly with NASA, Michael transitioned his image processing skills (along with a brief stint as an actor) into the then-new motion picture computer animation field and has worked on films such as "Star Trek", "The Day After Tomorrow", and has supervised visual effects on "Brainscan," "LOST", and "Hawaii Five-0." Michael has taken a sabbatical from film work to focus all his efforts on peace activism. Michaels foray into blogging began before the word was even invented, and happened almost by accident when he spotted a suspicious photograph being broadcast on ABC news in 1994 related to the death of White House deputy Council Vincent Foster. Since that sudden beginning, Michaels website has expanded to cover diverse topics including the JFK assassination, the accidental shoot-down of TWA 800, election fraud, health issues, Saddams non-existent nuclear weapons, 9-11, the economy, and of course, the lies used to trick the United States into wars of conquest on Afghanistan, Iraq, and now Iran.

A great radio interview with Rivero on corruption relating to the USA starting with the murder of Vince Foster.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 26th, 2013.]

Friday, 25 October 2013

Massive Blackout in Syria After Rebels Blast Gas Pipeline

A gas pipeline was attacked near Damascus causing the capital and the southern part of Syria to suffer a blackout, SANA news agency reports. The electricity minister blamed the blast on rebels.

The extremists will not settle for anything less than power being transferred to their side. All the jihadists moves towards peace should be seen as Machiavellian plotting. Where Assad's Government will protect minority groups, the extremists will certainly not. The best outcome for the people of Syria is to see the Syrian Government prevail.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 25th, 2013.]

Russell Brand NEWSNIGHT Paxman vs Brand Full Interview

The BBC interviewer is acting as a shameless apologist (propagandist) for the establishment asking for details of an alternative government, and pointing to the fact we can vote, implying there is no serious problem to be overcome with the current system. The BBC guy looks very full of himself in both his mannerisms and his defending of the status quo (although he denies this) - he's not agreed with anything Brand is saying! Russel Brand is making a lot of good points.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 25th, 2013.]

The Film “The Challenger Disaster” Another Cover-Up

Third, the Presidential Commission of which Feynman was a part was itself formed to perpetrate a cover-up by shielding President Ronald Reagan and the White House from being implicated when a prime cause of the disaster was the need to have Challenger airborne in time for Reagan’s state-of-the-union address that night. Feynman suspected as much and had begun to uncover evidence for it. Also, Reagan urged the launch to go forward because he was receiving calls from the television networks that were losing money by parking crews in Florida during NASA’s multiple launch delays. But Feynman did nothing to blow the whistle when Chairman William Rogers diverted attention by focusing the commission’s report solely on the technical problems and scapegoating mid-level managers at the Marshall Space Flight Center.

Fourth, the underlying cause of NASA’s decision to “fly-as-is” (using NASA’s own phrase for launching with known defects) with the flawed solid booster rocket joints was to avoid interfering with planned military flights for launch of reconnaissance satellites and in connection with Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), popularly called “Star Wars.” Feyman did nothing to urge that the militarization of space also be a focal point of the investigation as it surely should have been, though the matter came up in subsequent Senate hearings. In fact, the shuttle program was being taken over to serve as a testing platform for weapons in space to lead ultimately to nuclear space-based battle platforms. The Challenger disaster was, in effect, the end of SDI, making the Challenger astronauts martyrs to that ill-conceived venture. Feynman himself was one of the original developers of the atom bomb and a consultant for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He had to have known of the shift at NASA to military priorities.

These omissions have gone largely uncorrected in an overall public impression that the Presidential Commission did a complete examination of the circumstances of the tragedy and delivered to the public a comprehensive explanation. In fact it did not, and the film “The Challenger Disaster” fails to correct that false impression, as did mainstream media coverage following the tragedy. The media itself thereby became party to the unwillingness to confront the whole truth, and now the film “The Challenger Disaster” may be added to that dubious failure.
Also bear in mind that in 1986, when the disaster took place, whistleblowers were a rarity. Today we have many more cases involving people like Sibel Edmonds, Bradley Manning, Karen Hudes, and Edward Snowden. The Challenger disaster, where everything the public came to learn about what really happened originated with individuals who were bucking the system from within, was a forerunner for their heroism. Back then I was told by a news reporter, “They’ve killed people for less than what you did.” But I believe that what I did paved the way for others.

The most important value for civilized living is honesty. That value is compromised by the film “The Challenger Disaster” by being careful not to rock any political boats. Let’s be clear: high-level commissions, also including the Warren Commission and the 9/11 Commission, are usually created to conceal truth, not expose it. So did the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Accident. The film “The Challenger Disaster” walks in the commission’s footsteps.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 25th, 2013.]

No Glory in War campaign update

Please sign the No Glory Open Letter. Over 400 people added their names yesterday, bringing the total number close to 6000 signatures. This shows the growing concern over attempts to use the World War One centenary in 2014 to revise history and re-define as "a price worth paying" the slaughter that killed over 15 million. No doubt we will also see politicians and generals exploiting next year's commemoration to justify the wars they are currently waging 100 years after the "war to end all wars" .

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 25th, 2013.]

Keiser Report (E514): Debtocholics Anonymous

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert, discuss George Osborne in China from where he dissed the jumper class while refusing to come up with more than a 5 day plan for UK command and control economic and monetary policies favoring the bankster class. In the second half, Max interviews Dan Collins of about calls in China for a de-Americanization and a rapidly rising pot of savings.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 25th, 2013.]

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Saudi Arabia Warns of Shift Away From U.S. over Syria, Iran

Upset at President Barack Obama's policies on Iran and Syria, members of Saudi Arabia's ruling family are threatening a rift with the United States that could take the alliance between Washington and the kingdom to its lowest point in years.

Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief is vowing that the kingdom will make a "major shift" in relations with the United States to protest perceived American inaction over Syria's civil war as well as recent U.S. overtures to Iran, a source close to Saudi policy said on Tuesday.

Prince Bandar bin Sultan told European diplomats that the United States had failed to act effectively against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, was growing closer to Tehran, and had failed to back Saudi support for Bahrain when it crushed an anti-government revolt in 2011, the source said.

This threat by Saudi Arabia is a ruse to maintain some level of support for war against Syria and Iran. They are probably acting as a proxy force that serves US-Israeli goals along with their own.

Related News:

'Syria Blowback: EU turning blind eye to growing influence of radical Jihadists'  

The danger of supporting the rebels over Assad is that they will not be so kind to the minority groups in Syria and they will invite intervention by the Israelis. If you consider what happened in Libya or Iraq it is better to see the Syrian Government prevail albeit in a reformed state. One must be mindful that the US Government supports dictatorships in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. US calls for democracy and representative Government in Syria is hypocritical and is only used to serve geopolitical aims.

CrossTalk: Syria's Last Chance?
Does Geneva 2.0 remain a meaningful possibility to end Syria's civil war? Who is the Assad regime supposed to talk to when it comes to opposition? Is it realistic to have any kind of reasonable contact with al-Qaeda-linked groups? And, is it now time to finally stop the violence? CrossTalking with Hillary Leverett and Richard Murphy.

A good point is made about the unpopularity of the rebels inside Syria and the fact that they are being illegally armed by outside nations. Although Assad's Government was not universally loved the rebels would never have been able to wage a war if not for their external sponsors and imported jihadists. If the rebels lose help from outside their forces will collapse in short order. From that point on pressure could applied to the Assad Government to reform their political system. Having the rebels groups take over would be the worst outcome in terms of generating a peaceful resolution to the conflict.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 24th, 2013.]

World Health Organization Covers Up Iraq War Crimes

Abby Martin calls attention to the gross underestimation of Iraq War casualties, and calls out the WHO over a report that blatantly covers up the connection between the use of depleted uranium by occupation forces and congenital birth defects among Iraqis.

Various 'reputable' institutions can be corrupted and this is yet another example. We must never simply believe what the authorities tell us when it comes to issues that can rock the political-corporate power structure. More often than not attempts will be made to supress the truth.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 24th, 2013.]

Obamacare Software (John McAfee)

Two thoughts come to mind with the Obamacare website - incompetence and rorting. Did they simply waste the entire 600 million spent on the faulty system or did someone pocket a lot of this money in unjustifiable fees?

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 24th, 2013.]

Keiser Report (E513): Bandits, Bankers & Brokers

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert, discuss the bandits, banksters and brokers who will have taken all that we have got. No dollar, euro, yen or drachma will be left behind. And inflation, deflation and confiscation will take every last nickel and dime. They also discuss Americans turning their bodies into cash machines as they start selling off various organs to make ends meet. In the second half, Max interviews economist and professor, Constantin Gurdgiev, about Bail-Ins, Bail-outs and Troikas. They also discuss 'second-rate' Britain and a de-Americanizing rest of the world.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 24th, 2013.]

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

'Will I Be Next?' Pakistan Drone Survivor Evidence Prompts Calls for US War Crime Trials

Amnesty international is accusing the US of committing war crimes through its drone program in Pakistan. A report from the Human Rights organization lists recent incidents and says there's an almost complete absence of transparency. The activists have challenged the Obama administration to prove it has thoroughly investigated all cases of unlawful killings. RT's Lucy Kafanov reports. RT also speaks Phyllis Bennis from the Institute for Policy Studies.

In the Global War on Terror one should remember that neither the Taliban nor the tribal fighters in the border regions of Pakistan attacked the USA on September 11. According to the official fairy-tale it was a small group of Al Qaeda extremists led by the CIA asset Osama bin Laden.  

The people being killed at this moment are often 'suspected' militants or 'suspected' al Qaeda, many of whom are probably innocent tribal people. Very many civilians are being killed in this hate generating drone war.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 23rd, 2013.]

Kevin Ryan's NEW BOOK 2013 "Another Nineteen"

Published on Sep 9, 2013

Another Nineteen - Investigating Legitimate 9/11 Suspects. Kevin Ryan talks at the August 9, 2013, Veterans For Peace National Convention about American involvement that made 9/11 possible. Starting with Dick Cheney - Vice President, Donald Rumsfeld - Secretary of Defense, George Tenet - CIA, Louis Frech - FBI, Paul Bremmer - Administrator Of Iraq, the list goes on and on. Ryan shows that they've been working together for years.

David Ray Griffin, Peter Dale Scott praise the book - "Kevin Ryan's superb research has now produced a list of suspects, and the investigation has been taken to a new level."

Were the crimes of September 11, 2001 solely the work of Osama bin Laden and nineteen troubled young Arabs, or were more powerful people involved? After a decade of investigation, the long-time co-editor of the Journal of 9/11 Studies, Kevin Ryan, offers an evidence-based analysis of nineteen other suspects and their deeply intertwined past.

Although any number of books and videos have conclusively demonstrated that the official accounts are false, "Another Nineteen" takes the next, crucial step toward a new investigation into the crimes of 9/11.

With the support of victim's families and leading 9/11 researchers, Ryan examines nineteen suspects who were in position to accomplish major elements of the crimes that still need to be explained. Detailed evidence is presented that reveals how each of the alternative suspects had the means, motive and opportunity to accomplish one or more aspects of the 9/11 events.

In light of a forty-year history of deep events and crimes against democracy, Ryan shows how 9/11 fits into the pattern of a deep state operation, how the alternate suspects worked together throughout that history, how each was connected to two men who were in perfect position to coordinate the attacks, and how these suspects can be charged with 9/11 crimes today.

For readers interested in buying Ryan's book, please consider buying it via the link below. If the book is bought after clicking on the link, a small portion of the proceeds will go to my Amazon account, which I will in turn donate to towards the completion of his new WTC dust/nano-thermite study. Thanks! The paperback is currently selling for $13.84 and the Kindle edition is just $8.99.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 23rd, 2013.]

Is Martial Law Imminent? - Questions For Corbett #010

James takes a moment out of showing his family around Japan to answer some listener questions. This time, topics covered include the federal reserve and the national debt, the Golden Dawn in Greece, psychopaths in a free society, martial law, and that strange toy on the bookshelf behind James.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 23rd, 2013.]

Justice and Financial Fraud: The Blanket Settlement with JPMorgan: A $13 Billion Cover-up

US newspapers on Sunday led with reports of a tentative settlement between JPMorgan Chase and the Obama Justice Department of numerous investigations into the bank’s fraudulent sale of toxic mortgage-backed securities in the lead-up to the 2008 Wall Street crash.

The reports presented the deal, under which the nation’s largest bank will pay $9 billion in fines and provide relief to consumers worth $4 billion, as a victory for the Justice Department and a major step in holding the banks responsible for the economic catastrophe they inflicted on the country and the world.

This is nonsense. JPMorgan and its CEO, Jamie Dimon, have pressed for such a blanket deal to allow the bank to pay a fine and obtain in return the equivalent of a general amnesty for illegal actions that have led to the impoverishment of countless millions of people. The systematic marketing of worthless securities enabled the bank to pocket tens of billions of dollars and further enrich top executives such as Dimon.

When the Ponzi scheme collapsed, the government used trillions of dollars in taxpayer money to bail out the banks and financial firms. Since 2009, it—along with governments all over the world—has been engaged in a savage offensive to recoup the debts taken on by the state by destroying social programs and the living standards of the working class.

The $9 billion fine, the largest penalty ever imposed on a US corporation, is less than half the $21 billion profit JPMorgan recorded in 2012. The bank is pulling in enormous profits despite having set aside $28 billion since 2010 to cover legal costs.

If an ordinary citizen committed a massive act of fraud then they would be facing jail time. This monetary penalty is a way of avoiding criminal prosecution. It's a cover-up. If you jail bankers for fraud you don't actually jail the entire bank. This deal is a way for corrupt individuals to avoid justice - placing them above the Law.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 23rd, 2013.]

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Mainstream Journalists Expose 9/11 Hoax (and Corporate Censorship)

Several leading American mainstream journalists say that the US government is lying about 9/11 and the so-called war on terror. Unfortunately, media owners and editors won’t let them report their findings.

Recently, Seymour Hersh, America’s top mainstream investigative reporter, broke the news that the US government’s claim to have killed Osama Bin Laden on May 2nd, 2011 is “a big lie. There is not one word of truth in it.”

Hersh went on to harshly criticize his long-time employer, the New York Times, and other big media outlets: “We lie about everything, lying has become the staple.” He said all big US media outlets should be shut down for lying to the American people.
Another leading American journalist, Paul Craig Roberts, has also been banned from US mainstream media for telling the truth about 9/11. Dr. Roberts served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, won the French Legion of Honor and other awards for his contributions to economics, and has been a regular columnist for the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, and other mainstream publications. But since he spoke out about the controlled demolitions of the three World Trade Center skyscrapers on 9/11, Paul Craig Roberts has been put on the mainstream media’s no-publish list.

In a recent interview on my radio show, Dr. Roberts explained why the US mainstream media, as Seymour Hersh said, lies about everything:

“One of the worst things that ever happened (to America) was when President Clinton allowed five companies to concentrate the American media. That destroyed its independence. And ever since Clinton permitted that, which was totally against all American tradition, and totally against the antitrust law … but in the United States, as we’ve seen, law doesn’t mean anything anymore. The minute these five conglomerates concentrated the media, the independence of the media disappeared. It’s no longer run by journalists, it’s run by corporate advertising executives. The value of these media conglomerates resides in their federal broadcast licenses. And so they can’t dare offend the government. Their licenses may not get renewed, and the entire multi-billion-dollar value of the companies would disappear. So, the so-called mainstream media is no longer the media. It doesn’t tell you anything. It’s a propaganda ministry – the Ministry of Propaganda. Gerald Celente calls them ‘presstitutes.’”

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 22nd, 2013.] International Petition

Did you Sign and Share the International Petition Yet?

The new International Petition is open to all citizens worldwide. When this petition reaches one million signatories, it will be delivered to the Head of State of every nation that had citizens who died in the attacks on September 11, 2001. Please sign and pass it along!

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 22nd, 2013.] FLASHBACK - New WTC Dust Study Looks Set to Confirm Nano-thermite

Did you know that a recent survey concludes that nearly half of everyone that sees the video of the 9/11 collapse of WTC7 suspects controlled demolition? Now is the perfect time to remind you of the 2009 peer-reviewed paper by Harrit et al., called Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe. This is a summary of our extensive essay that covers the paper and the attempts to discredit it. We need your help to fund the completion of an independent study that is verifying the presence of nano-thermite in the WTC dust, so please donate to support chemical engineer Mark Basile.

The thermitic red layer of the reported tiny red/gray bi-layered chips found in the dust belongs to a novel class of energetic materials that government funded US laboratories have been developing since the 1990´s. Even the federal agency in charge of the supposed investigation of the collapsed towers helped to develop this type of material, which may help to explain why it refuses to look for evidence of it in the dust.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 22nd, 2013.]

Hitman: Kill the Death Economy! | Interview with John Perkins

Abby Martin speaks with John Perkins, best-selling author of 'Confessions of an Economic Hitman' & 'Hoodwinked', about the corporate takeover of world governments and the need to eradicate the death economy.

Excellent and important interview with John Perkins on the corrupt US government.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 22nd, 2013.]

Israel Hiding Behind Jewishness (a State is Not a Race)

The State of Israel is hiding its crimes, or trying to justify them, through portraying its people as perpetual victims.

The video contains a great assessment of how overlapping interests, like corporate greed and religious extremism, often work together towards a common goal - like waging war or appropriating territory and resources.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 22nd, 2013.]

Monday, 21 October 2013

The Truthseeker: 'Casualty Catastrophe': Cell Phones and Child Brains

Insurers stop covering for cell phone use, called the next 'casualty catastrophe' after tobacco and asbestos; phone manufacturers hit with a class action and personal lawsuits; and the warning deep inside your mobile. Seek truth from facts with Ellie Marks, whose husband Alan is suing the industry for his brain tumor, 'cell phone survivor' Bret Bocook, leading radiation biologist Prof. Dariusz Leszczynski, Microwave News editor Dr. Louis Slesin, Storyleak editor Anthony Gucciardi, and former senior White House adviser Dr. Devra Davis.

Another dynamite report from the Truthseeker program.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 21st, 2013.]

The Scale Of Australian Censorship Revealed by Schapelle Corby Case

Posted: 2013/10/20
From: Mathaba

An astonishing cache of internal government correspondence remains hidden from the Australian public

Censorship is a strong word. Sometimes, allegations of censorship can be a matter of perception, or can be exaggerated by those aggrieved. Seldom is cast iron evidence of sustained censorship, by the media of a nation, available. However, in the case of the Schapelle Corby affair, in Australia, it is as conclusive as it is shocking.

Schapelle Corby was sentenced to 20 years in an Indonesian prison in 2005, when 4.2 kg of marijuana was found in her bag upon collection at Denpasar airport.

Whilst the trial effectively disintegrated into a showcase for the judicial abuse of human rights, with Schapelle Corby's pleas for the evidence to be tested and seized being refused, serious questions emerged regarding the conduct of her own government.

Ultimately, a whole raft of material surfaced, which proved, not only that she was entirely innocent, but that Australian ministers, and the Australian Federal Police (AFP), had wilfully withheld the vital primary evidence, had deprived her of the funds for an additional appeal, had managed public opinion to close the political aspects, and had embarked on a lengthy series of abusive and illegal acts against her.

As reported last week by Mathaba News, an entire cache of government documents has been published on the Internet, which conclusively confirms the validity of these statements. It is an astonishing collection of official data, which self-pens utter contempt for a human life, and the flagrant disregard of the integrity of state.

Incredibly, the existence of this raw material has never been reported in Australia.


Politically and socially, the lack of an adequately functional media presents a serious problem for Australia, in terms of the health of its democracy.

However, what does it mean in practical terms, in the context of the case itself, and Schapelle Corby's harrowing situation? The following is a list of just some of the material facts, the discovery of which have been censored, and hidden from the public:

  1. Schapelle Corby's boogie-board bag was the only one not scanned at Sydney Airport: it was diverted past the scanner by baggage staff, who were known to have been engaging in other corrupt activity. Customs Minister Ellison withheld this life critical information, even when Schapelle Corby’s lawyer asked directly about scanning. [Transit Report]
  2. This information was also hidden from Parliament, when direct questions were asked, and critically, it was withheld from the Bali court. John Howard, and his long term colleague, Head of Sydney Airport Corporation Ltd, Max Moore-Wilton, were also aware, but remained silent. [Transit Report]
  3. The AFP never investigated the reason for this missing screening data, and AFP Commissioner Keelty, who was also informed, never commented upon it. Keelty was also aware, via Operation Mocha, that the same baggage handlers were simultaneously engaging in other drug related activities. [Transit Report]
  4. Schapelle Corby checked her bags in underweight, but they were subsequently found to be 5kg overweight on the Qantas system (which would have carried an excess charge of $175). This clearly indicated the addition of a significant weight factor, after the bags left her hands. [Transit Report]
  5. Again, neither Schapelle Corby, nor the Bali court, were ever provided with this critical information. [Supplementary Report]
  6. Two weeks before the verdict, AFP Commissioner Keelty told the media that there was no evidence of airport drug syndicates using innocent passengers, when this was clearly, demonstrably, and utterly, false. The AFP had held the Kessing Reports for months, and it withheld a host of other vital support evidence, which proved the long term and systemic nature of such syndication at Sydney Airport. [Transit Report]
  7. The AFP and DFAT demonstrably evaded and frustrated the forensic and DNA tests which Schapelle Corby begged for in court. [Mutual Evasion Report]
  8. The AFP told Parliament that it couldn't perform marijuana pollen tests, when it had the capacity to do so, and indeed, had originally offered to perform them for the INP. It also refused the services of a forensics expert, who had volunteered to perform them. [Mutual Evasion Report]
  9. Ellison subsequently told a clearly false story about marijuana testing, in a written letter to a constituent. [Mutual Evasion Report]
  10. DFAT did not invoke the MACMA treaty to obtain the sample of marijuana (for DNA testing) which Schapelle Corby begged for, when it could have done so within the provisions of the treaty itself. [Mutual Evasion Report]
  11. The AFP and Qantas provided wholly contradictory stories about the missing CCTV footage, which Schapelle Corby pleaded for. No footage was ever provided, from any airport, despite over 800 cameras being in situ. [Transit Report]
  12. Foreign Minister Downer, and Prime Minister Howard, publicly endorsed the original Bali trial, when they were well aware that a multitude of legal and human rights abuses had been committed throughout. [Bali Trial Report]
  13. Ellison publicly endorsed the burning of the physical evidence, whilst Schapelle Corby pleaded desperately for it to be preserved and tested. [Mutual Evasion Report]
  14. DFAT have, de facto, endorsed and suppressed the ongoing and documented abuses of a mentally ill Australian citizen for more than nine years. [Health Report]
  15. ACLEI, when forced to examine the AFP's role in the affair, was directly and demonstrably complicit with an AFP officer, in producing a report which was an utter embarrassment to all parties. A functionary, who was at the heart of the Howard regime when the AFP abuses occurred, was allowed to rubber stamp ACLEI's complicit rubber stamp. [Whitewash Report]
  16. The government pressed and forced an Australian QC, Mark Trowell, on to Schapelle Corby for her appeal. He then decimated the appeal by attacking her defence team to the media. When he subsequently admitted that he was working for the government, and not for Schapelle Corby, the government refused to comment. The precise role of Justice & Customs Minister Ellison in this affair, Trowell’s long term friend, has never been explained. [Insider Report]
  17. Downer and Howard publicly described a standard flour hoax at the Indonesian embassy as a “murderous attack”, using a “biological agent”, when there was no evidence whatsoever to suggest that it wasn’t benign. Neither of them revealed that the note included with the flour didn't refer to Schapelle Corby at all, and was written in Bahasa, when they promptly blamed it on her supporters [PowderGate Report]
  18. Ellison did not alert any of the parties necessary to prevent the false, but support-wrecking, story from circulating around the world. Yet, he was informed of the benign nature of the flour, by email, at 6:35pm on the same day [PowderGate Report]
  19. The government seized Schapelle Corby's book royalties under proceeds of crime legislation, whilst she was still in legal process in Indonesia, sending a clear signal to Jakarta. It further brought the judiciary into disrepute, by illegally extending its jurisdiction outside Australian borders, and holding secret trials, at which Schapelle Corby was not even represented [Political Seizure Report]
  20. The government thus denied her the funds for a further appeal, and for medication, despite full knowledge of the nature of the original trial, and of the vital primary evidence which had been wilfully withheld [Political Seizure Report]
  21. Dozens of breaches of the Freedom of Information Act, with respect to requests made on behalf of Schapelle Corby, have been recorded. The AFP alone has spent in the region of $1 million in frustrating efforts to obtain further evidential information. [FOI Abuse Report]
  22. The AFP suppressed a secret recording of two known criminals discussing the collection of marijuana from Sydney Airport on the same day that Schapelle Corby flew to Bali [Candidate Sources Report]
  23. The Commonwealth Ombudsman has supported the government with respect to every complaint ever lodged relating to Schapelle Corby by members of the public. The same applies to the ACMA, the OAIC, and every other quango presented to the public as a ‘watchdog’. [Quango Report]
  24. Serious media abuses, including direct criminal matters, such as phone hacking and illegal recording, were submitted to the Finkelstein media inquiry in 2011, but were excluded. Compelling evidence of political interference with respect to the ABC, and of subsequent editorial and reporting abuses, continues to be ignored. [Media Reports]
  25. The Attorney-General refused to accept a formal Crime Report, including a 450 page evidential Addendum, which documented serious breaches of the law by politicians and the AFP [Crime Report].
It is also noteworthy that current events and developments continue to be censored. These include a formal submission to the UN in New York and Geneva, from citizens across 51 nations (submission PDF), and a series of street protests in support of this submission, most notably by the leader of the 2007 Saffron revolution, U Gambira.


There is no room for any doubt at all. This is a scandal of enormous proportion, embracing criminal acts by former government ministers and the AFP, and the consequential abuses of the human rights of an innocent citizen. Yet, it is unreported by that nation's media. Instead, the worst form of journalism has thrived, as smears and fabrications have abounded, and public sympathy for the victim has been sedated.

Previous misreporting, has in itself, created self-interest in perpetuating this situation indefinitely, as have direct media abuses of Schapelle Corby in Kerobokan prison itself, whilst she suffered a deteriorating mental illness. Australia's closed media, with its limited plurality of ownership, has become a breeding ground for the sort of journalism which must make foreign scribes shudder.

When the truth is finally exposed to the Australian public, real closure of the Schapelle Corby affair cannot be achieved until those who are culpable for such shocking media activities are also called to account.

Further information on the role of the Australian media is available on the following page:


[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 21st, 2013.]

RECAP: Joe Rogan - The JFK Magic Bullet and Assessing the Evidence

[Language Warning] Joe Rogan points out the ridiculousness of the official story of the JFK "magic bullet" theory as described by the Warren Commission.

Joe Rogan's very sensible recommendation in regard to evaluating evidence in difficult-to-follow crimes, where a cover-up is likely underway, is to look for fundamental facts that are 'etched in stone'. In the case of the JFK assassination, the magic bullet theory is central to the Government's simple single shooter narrative. Without it, things become much more complicated.   

And the relevance of this assassination should be apparent - for when past injustices have not been righted we must end up dealing with the legacy of institutionalised corruption, with people who can commit and then cover-up heinous criminal acts. Those truly responsible for this murder were NEVER brought to justice and those that replaced them were more than likely continuing in a similar way, lest later inquires be opened to uncover the truth.

Related Info:

Hiding Evidence is one way to avoid prosecution, although doing so is still a crime - and getting caught can have serious consequences. The matter of 'Stealing JFK's Body' touches on corrupting, or strong-arming, those who work in state-run institutions - like medical doctors or military professionals - in order to hide critical evidence:

The Men Who Killed Kennedy - Stealing JFK's Body


Murdering credible witnesses is another way to keep a lid on the truth:

Expert Witness to the Kennedy Assassination - Killed

There were dozens of eye witnesses to the Kennedy assassination including trained ones like police officers. They were ordered to keep their mouths shut about what they saw – and most did. Those who did not were warned, harassed, and if they were persistent and their testimony dangerous enough, they were eliminated.

This guy's story is very much at odds with the official account - plus he tells of many other witnesses who were murdered. Watch til the end.

And lastly, understanding the political situation and understanding that those in authority are not necessarily the moral people we might think they are, as implied in the media, is imperative. Blackmail, bribery and all manner of underhanded dealings can factor into the workings of State. 

Hoover, The Mob, LBJ and The Texas Connection

Obviously there are parallels to what occurred with the JFK assassination and 911.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 21st, 2013.]

Keiser Report (E512): Post-Kaboom Period

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert, discuss post-kaboom period of a de-Americanized world where risk is redistributed and financial systems are re-architected away from the daisy chains of credit without collateral. In the second half, Max interviews Leo Johnson, co-author of Turnaround Challenge: Business and the City of the Future about the three possible cities of the future: Petropolis, Cyburbia or Distributed City.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 21st, 2013.]

Sunday, 20 October 2013

Fukushima Fear: Radiation Rises, 'Nobody Really Knows How to Dodge Disaster'

There's a worrying spike in radiation at the Fukushima nuclear plant. Readings from a water storage tank have rocketed six-and-a-half-thousand times higher in two days. A powerful typhoon swept through Japan earlier this week, causing toxic waters to be released into a drainage ditch leading to the Pacific Ocean. It's compounded what's been a worsening situation at the plant in recent months, as Irina Galushko explains.

Some corrections to the implied state of the reactors ... There were three complete meltdowns. Some, or all, of the cores have melted through the concrete containment vessels and are probably in the ground. Radiation has been spewing from the site consistently over the last two years via radioactive steam or contaminated water leaking into the ocean. Nothing that the Japanese Government is saying or TEPCO, can be trusted. Ditto for the corrupt US Government.

The 'solution' is the same as we saw for Chernobyl which is some form of containment. In this case huge engineering works must be undertaken to entomb the reactor buildings in three dimensions. This must be thought of on the same scale as building a bridge or skyscraper. If nothing is done more radiation will be released over the coming years.   

The cover-up of this disaster must end.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 20th, 2013.]

Snoop Flies Coop: NSA Head to Quit After Lying, Failing to Explain Spy Overreach

The head of America's National Security Agency - credited with a major expansion of the organization's covert surveillance operations - is due to quit, early next year. Army general Keith Alexander, who is the NSA's longest-serving chief, has come under intense pressure since whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed the vast scale of government snooping.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 20th, 2013.]

Ungagged: Telling the Sibel Edmonds Story

Despite the remarkable efforts to suppress the story, or perhaps because of them, the narrative of what Sibel Edmonds had to say finally began to emerge, less due to the occasional efforts of mainstream media organizations or supposed whistleblower organizations than through the diligent, painstaking efforts of independent journalists, radio hosts and documentary filmmakers who were willing to persist despite overwhelming odds.

From May, 2012 - but worth repeating.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 20th, 2013.]

Saturday, 19 October 2013

Why the US is Involved in Somalia

Thomas C Mountain, the most widely distributed independent journalist in Africa, give a recent history for the horn of Africa and discusses the compounding problems of drought, foreign backed paramilitary factions, and predatory lending which have destroyed the economies for the people in Ethiopia and Somalia especially. How do millions die with almost complete silence from the mass media? What is the strategic significance of Somalia for the West? Where does Al-Shabaab get its finances? Did "Dirty Wars" even scratch the surface of the corruption in the area? How badly have humanitarian organizations like UNICEF failed or even contributed to the oppression and starvation of the people they are supposed to be helping? Tune in.

The geopolitical importance of Somalia is as a gateway for trade.

Listen to this clip and find out what is really going on in this part of Africa - it has little to do with humanitarianism.

The clip here cuts out just before addressing the question of where al-Shabaab gets its funding. A report from Global Research points out that the present leadership of al-Shabaab is comprised of al Qaeda linked foreigners. This makes it certain that the group is being used to create instability in the region to prevent the creation of a united Somali state. This reeks of intelligence agency involvement, especially with the Saudi participation:

While Al Shabab surfaced in 2006 as a Somali Islamist militia emerging from the Islamic Courts Union (ICU), its leadership is increasingly drawn from foreign fighters alleged to have experience in Al Qaeda circles. The top security and training chief for Al Shabab is a Pakistani man (Abu Musa Mombasa), the top financier is Saudi (Sheik Mohammed Abu Faid), and the chief recruiter is Sudanese (Mahmoud Mujajir)..

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 19th, 2013.]

Rachael Maddow Exposed - MSNBC Caught Framing Vets with Edited Video

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 19th, 2013.]

RECAP: Dylan Ratigan (rightfully) Loses it On Air

In a conversation with the show's panel about the country's debt and credit downgrade, MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan passionately calls both the Democratic and Republican economic plans, "reckless, irresponsible and stupid." (From MSNBC, Tuesday August 9th, 2011)

This really great Dylan Ratigan (MSNBC) rant from mid 2011, on the US Economy and Government, is doing the rounds again in light of the recent debt ceiling fiasco-distraction.

Notice how the debt ceiling hoopla has distracted away from all the other issues that popped up in the media that included the NSA spying revelations, the continuation of the drone strikes/murder, and the continued indefinite detention of innocent people in Guantanamo bay.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 19th, 2013.]

Keiser Report (E511): Walmart & Wall Street's Sugar Daddy

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert, discuss the EBT 'free lunch' card chaos at Walmart when an 'unlimited' benefits glitch causes card holders to pile shopping carts high with 'free' goods, while on Wall-Street, the 'free lunch' card of Quantitative Easing has caused a similar misallocation of capital into property and toxic debt instruments. Finally, they discuss the world about to shut off America's 'free lunch' card, otherwise known as the Exorbitant Privilege' of having the world's reserve currency. In the second half, Max interviews Alasdair Macleod of about the $640 million sell order of gold. They also discuss Alasdair's new theory on money supply (FMQ) and his differences with Professor Fekete, a recent guest on the Keiser Report, regarding whether or not there is deflation.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 19th, 2013.]

Friday, 18 October 2013

Escobar: More Shutdowns Ahead as US Ruled by Casino Capitalism

The budget brinkmanship has cost the world's largest economy billions of dollars - as well as the trust of investors around the globe. And it also sparked calls to de-americanize the world economy.

Casino capitalism = corrupt corporate/fascist state. The problem is that the rule of Law has been usurped buy those bribing the US politicians. As the special interests accumulate more and more power the common people are treated as pawns in a game with many pushed into poverty.

The bottom line is when you have a central bank that can print money the elites can keep themselves afloat with their 'world of high finance' casino gambling model while at the same time much of the real economy is ruined.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 18th, 2013.]

Background Info on the Westgate Attack

Interesting information on the Israeli connections -military- to the Kenyan government. Was the attack on the Westgate mall a local reaction to the Israeli presence in the country or was this a false flag to advance Israeli interests?

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 18th, 2013.]

The BBC Exposed

For much of its 80 year existence, the BBC has been criticized by those who believe it to be an insidious mixture of political and cultural power, and now in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal, the British public is once again outraged at their national broadcaster. Join us today on The Corbett Report as we examine the history, function, and institutional biases of the BBC, and how the British people are rising up against the Big Brother Corporation.

Reposted as a reminder about how corrupt the mainstream media can be where you would THINK someone would have spoken out and exposed the corruption - and that the police would have acted upon the reports of heinous abuse of children - but didn't.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 18th, 2013.]

Inside Guantanamo, Exclusive On-the-Ground Report | Think Tank

Abby Martin speaks with RT correspondent Anastasia Churkina about her recent trip to Guantanamo Bay Prison, discussing what conditions are really like for prisoners, the process of force feeding and the potential release of the 84 detainees who have been cleared for release for years.

None of the detainees put into the Guantanamo Bay prison were a threat to the United States because the attacks of 911 were an inside job.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 18th, 2013.]

Study Finds Global Ocean Warming has Decelerated 50% Over the Past 50 Years

The currently-favored excuse du jour for no statistically-significant global warming over the past 20 years is that the oceans “ate the man-made global warming.” However, a 2012 paper published in Nature Climate Change torpedoes this notion, finding the global oceans started warming at least 135 years ago just after the Little Ice Age, on or before the historic voyage of the HMS Challenger in the 1870′s. More importantly, the study finds that ocean warming has decelerated 50% over the past 50 years. 

If, as claimed, man-made greenhouse gases are causing the oceans to warm, the opposite would have been expected, namely an acceleration of ocean warming over the past 50 years, beginning in the ~1950′s. The fact that the oceans were warming long before CO2 levels significantly increased, and at a higher rate before 50 years ago, clearly demonstrates ocean warming is a natural recovery from the Little Ice Age, and not due to man-made CO2.

The paper is corroborated by a recent paper finding the oceans have warmed only 0.09C over the past 55 years, a rate of 0.0016C per decade, and a 36% deceleration from the rate of 0.0025 per decade over the past 134 years found by this study.

Further, climate alarmists claim that the “missing heat” is hiding below 1,500 meters deep, but this paper finds the oceans have instead cooled below 1,500 meters over the past 134 years [see third figure below].

In addition, if man-made CO2 was warming the oceans, there should have been an acceleration of steric sea level rise over the past 50 years due to thermal expansion, but no acceleration of sea level rise has been found over the past 203 years.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 18th, 2013.]

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Fukushima Radiation Worse than Feared - Experts

A state of emergency should now be declared throughout the world community. Japan needs international control, Tokyo can’t manage it on its own. Whatever the world nations can offer to cope with the situation should be used, or else the northern part of the Pacific will be contaminated. Discharging radioactive water into tanks and keeping them is pointless. Japan clearly needs an immediate extraordinary solution.
As of today, the radiation levels around the plant are so high that staying there for four hours would be lethal for a person. But the Japanese either failed or chose not to use the experience of Russian liquidators who tackled a similar situation at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986, says Professor of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Vladimir Kuznetsov.
“Japan has been unsuccessfully trying to get the situation under control for more than two years now, under the supervision of the IAEA. But the situation is worsening by the week. Neither Japan, nor the International Atomic Energy Agency is capable of controlling the situation. The decisions made are known to be wrong. We had a concrete cover for the crippled Chernobyl reactor in six months after the accident, while in Japan they still have nothing now that two and a half years have passed since March 11th, 2011. Background radiation is 400 times the normal levels in towns just 10 kilometres away from the crippled nuclear plant”.

A complete removal of the plant equipment will take almost 50 years. How long the rehabilitation of radiation-affected residents of the area around the Fukushima plant may take is anyone’s guess.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 17th, 2013.]

The Shut Down is Theater this is What You Should Really be Mad About

Trillions for wall-street and wars but nothing for baby food and monuments. BOTH parties did this.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 17th, 2013.]

Blackout: The Media and the Nuclear Spying Cover-up

In June 2003, then-New York Times reporter Judith Miller learnt Valerie Plame's name along with journalists like Robert Novak and Bob Woodward. From July 2005 to October 2005, Miller spent 85 days in jail for not revealing her sources on Plame to Patrick Fitzgerald's grand jury investigation into the Plame affair. Although every aspect of Miller's imprisonment is strange, by far the strangest is Miller's continuing refusal to speak out about the real Plame scandal, and that the entire Fitzgerald investigation, including her time in jail, was based on a complete sham. Find out more about the strange media silence on the real Plamegate scandal in this week's Eyeopener report.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 17th, 2013.]

West Can’t Get Syrian Opposition to Peace Talks, Blames Russia

Russia’s Foreign Minister has criticized the US for its inability to bring the Syrian opposition to the Geneva II peace conference and for trying to shift the responsibility for the currently stalled negotiations on Russia.

“It is strange to hear repeated statements by some US state department officials that we are moving towards Geneva II, but it’s important that Russia puts pressure on Damascus. They are shifting the blame. We are actually putting pressure on Damascus, and it really works” Sergey Lavrov said on Monday after the talks with Honduran Foreign Minister Mireya Aguero.

The Russian Foreign Minister pointed at the fact that it’s the Syrian National Council which refused to take part in the peace conference. And the US was responsible for compelling it to participate.

The West and their mercenary extremists in Syria do not want to give up the fight. Expect this break in the fighting to be used to strengthen the Syrian opposition as one would in any Machiavellian plot.  While peace talks are being feigned the Saudis continue to supply the Islamist factions with weapons and organise personnel.

The US, Saudis and other participants are all working co-operatively to undermine the Assad government. The end result would be a broken extremist state run by various factions that would then invite intervention by outside forces at the point they make attacks on either NATO (via Turkey) or Israel. There is a long term goal for the present intervention.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 17th, 2013.]

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Beyond Treason (Depleted Uranium Documentary 2005)

The history of U.S. government use of Depleted Uranium munitions in Iraq. And its effects on the Iraqi people and our troops.

The current Government system of the United States ultimately treats its soldiers, its own citizens and the civilians of foreign countries as expendable in the course of fulfilling geostrategic (imperialistic) goals.

The use of Depleted Uranium munitions is a direct violation of the Geneva Conventions such that its employment is a criminal act. Prosecutions must be undertaken to discourage its use so that we never see the medical horrors visited upon the people of the world as documented in this film.

(Thanks to Michael G for the heads up on this film.)

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 16th, 2013.]

Keiser Report (E510): De-Americanizing

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert, discuss stop logic and victory vomit in a de-Americanized world. In the second half, Max interviews Rowan Bosworth-Davies, a former fraud squad detective, about crime being what you call it - so let's call it a racket or organized crime as practiced in the City of London.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 16th, 2013.]

Gerald Celente - Trends In The News - "Chelsea Or Jacksh**?" 9/26/13

"Bill Clinton claims Chelsea Clinton "knows more than we do about everything", ICAP at heart of Libor rate rigging scandal and the "reason" behind Adam Lanza's medical records never being released to the public."

A sensible assessment, with passion, of the propaganda that appeared in the mainstream media during late September 2013.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 16th, 2013.]

London Monsanto Demo Speaker On Sth America - Helena Paul

Since 1995 Helena Paul has been working on genetically modified organisms, their risks ... Helena Paul campaigned for the protection of indigenous peoples' rights ....

Whether or not you think GMOs are harmful to your health the economics of the big agri-companies in South America ARE harmful.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 16th, 2013.]

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Multiple High-Ranking Officials in the United States Nuclear Weapons Program have been Suddenly Terminated

The Air Force said Friday it fired the two-star general in charge of its nuclear missiles in response to an investigation into alleged personal misbehaviour. It was the second termination of a senior commander of nuclear forces in the past week, The National Post reported.[1] 

Maj. Gen. Michael Carey was removed from command of the 20th Air Force, which is responsible for three wings of intercontinental ballistic missiles – a total of 450 missiles at three bases across the country, according to an Air Force spokesman, Brig. Gen. Les Kodlick. 

On Wednesday, the second-in-command at U.S. Strategic Command, Vice Adm. Tim Giardina, was relieved of command amid an investigation into alleged gambling issues. Strategic Command is responsible for all Air Force and Navy nuclear forces.

There was a leak that some US nuclear weapons were shipped to South Carolina shortly before these firings. Given the history of official lies about things such as the Pat Tillman assassination and the blanket NSA surveillance there is likely more to this story than meets the eye which is worrying considering we are dealing with the control of Nuclear weapons.

We must also not forget the incident some years ago that saw the unauthorised flight of six nuclear weapons across the United States onboard a B-52 bomber, and that perhaps only 5 arrived at their landing destination. The official story about how this flight was an accident is unbelievable because of the protocols designed to keep the nukes in their bunkers. Someone with high level authority would have been needed to authorise any transfer of these weapons.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 15th, 2013.]

Syrian TV, Chemical Inspectors' Hotel Targeted in Bomb Attacks in Damascus

Several massive blasts have ripped through Damascus, one of them reportedly targetting the hotel where the UN chemical experts are staying.

The Syrian rebels want the Government to retain their chemical weapons so that new false flag attacks can be blamed on Assad. The bomb attacks in the city and against the UN is an attempt to make the situation inside Syria too dangerous for the weapons inspectors. This desperate action does not look like it will succeed.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 15th, 2013.]