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A Senseless Ultimatum

May 29, 2010 // der Standard - Austria - German

Throwing BP out won’t help close off the oil leak and stop the already rampant oil spill. The USA is flexing its muscles. The threat “We’ll get you” isn’t being directed at some rogue terrorist regime this time, but at the British oil company BP. If their engineers aren’t soon successful in plugging the [Read more]

A Scapegoat Steps Down

May 26, 2010 // Der Standard - Austria - German

U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair was forced to leave following accusations of conspiracy from CIA Director Panetta. For the send-off, there was the usual consolation. Dennis Blair did his job as an intelligence director "admirably" and "effectively," Barack Obama wrote on Thursday. In reality, it [Read more]

Britain Seeks Quick Afghanistan Withdrawal

May 26, 2010 // die Presse - Austria - German

Liam Fox, Great Britain’s new Minister of Defense, wants to withdraw British units from Afghanistan as quickly as possible, saying Great Britain is not “a global policeman.” The British government, according to their new Minister of Defense Liam Fox, wants a speedy withdrawal of their troops from Afghanistan. [Read more]

Summit Chef Rejects Laura Bush’s Poison Conspiracy Theory

May 4, 2010 // der Standard - Austria - German

The Heiligendamm kitchen was closely scrutinized: Toxicologists found nothing. One of Heiligendamm’s top chefs has rejected former First Lady Laura Bush’s poisoning theory. There were no indications of poisoning during the 2007 summit meeting, Chef Steffen Duckhorn told the newsmagazine “Der Spiegel” in an [Read more]

Opposing the “Circle-the-Wagons” Mentality in Arizona

May 2, 2010 // die Presse - Austria - German

Enraged protest and threats of boycott are resulting due to Arizona’s controversial immigration legislation that gives the police the right to question citizens based solely on suspicion. In January 1986, when Martin Luther King Day was proclaimed a national holiday by the Reagan administration, the state of [Read more]

The Rampant Right Wing

April 22, 2010 // Der Standard - Austria - German

<b>Racists, xenophobes, conservative conspiracy theorists and vigilantes — the political right is gaining strength in the United States.</b> Obama is a Nazi. The U.S. government is planning to build concentration camps. The state only wishes the worst for individuals. Non-white immigrants are being given [Read more]
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