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Gage Integrity * WTC dust * Paulson * Liberty

03 January 2008
“Simon Wiesenthal was a paragon for seeking the truth,
however hard and difficult it might be. The SWC should
be honoring our right to publish technical information
and encourage fact-based forensic inquiry into the
three largest structural failures in U.S. history
– not branding us inciters of terrorism."

- - Richard Gage,
AIA, Architect

Dec 10, 2007 - AE911Truth Response to
Mark Weitzman of the Simon Wiesenthal Center

1) Architectural Integrity 9/11 Investigation Religious Slander
- - AE911Truth Response to Mark Weitzman of the Simon Wiesenthal Center
- - NYC 9/11 Ballot Initiative
- - Dr. Steven E. Jones Announces New Discovery:
- - Journal of 9/11 Studies Articles & Site
- - More of 9/11’s amazing history ‘Towards a New World Order"
- - In Their Own Words: Untold Stories Of The 9/11 Families
- - The Shell Game --> Powerful new novel "MUST READ"!
- - Steve Jones Joins 9/11 Coalition ~ "The Shell Game"
- - Bhutto broke her agreement with the CIA
- - Bhutto Report: Musharraf Planned to Fix Elections
- - 9/11 Truth Manifesto
2) USS Liberty Painful Plea for Justice
- - Criminal Probe Opened Over CIA [TORTURE] Tapes
3) World Reports Christopher Story-Wantagate-Paulson Shot?
4) Lies, Injustice And The Capitalist Way

- - Corporate Democracy, Corporate Democrats?
- - Lies, Injustice And The Capitalist Way:
- - Creeping Fascism: History's Lessons –by Ray McGovern
- - We Are All Prisoners Now -by Paul Craig Roberts
5) In the Footsteps of Gandhi - Indigenous Ecuadorians, Chevron, & Politics
- - Vanadana Shiva: In the Footsteps of Gandhi
- - Greg Palast Reports on the Battle Between Indigenous Ecuadorians & Chevron
- - Obama, Cozy with Corporate Lobbyists
- - Nader Throws Support to Edwards, Blasts Clinton
- - Edwards Calls for Quick Pullout of Troops Training Iraqi Forces
- - Nuclear Power Gets Boost From Candidates
- - FCC’s Vote to Rewrite the Nation’s Media Ownership Rules

Editor’s Notes:

This issue is loaded - Be careful. It begins with an overview of Richard Gage, AIA, and Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth, and an invitation for your participation. Following that is more on the breakthrough research of physicist, Steven Jones. Next is a Follow-up on the NYC 9/11 Ballot Initiative. More in this item adds to the mix of questions of a fascist takeover of US, and the Pakistani & Israeli connections. Those aware of the USS Liberty nightmare for forty years deserve our utmost respect. Please read and consider an open letter to US Congress by survivors of USS Liberty. Also, check recent World Reports articles by Christopher Story: Was Henry Paulson shot to death?

Item four has some powerful articles on ‘lies, injustice and the capitalist way.’ This all makes it vital for us to make 2008 a pivotal year - to stand down to the escalating forced Armageddon policies. Item five is on the Footsteps of Gandhi, an interview with Vanadana Shiva. This quantum physicist, gone organic sustainable agriculture and economy guru, is like a breath of fresh air, literally. Thank goodness for such inspirational people. Also, make sure you check out Greg Palast’s report on Indigenous Ecuadorians versus Chevron Oil Company. Other articles gives reference to the Obama corporate connections, and John Edwards war-ending tough talk on Iraq, and rejecting nuclear power as a viable source for electricity in fighting against global warming. And while US citizens attended family events this past December, the FCC voted again to rewrite the nation’s media ownership, which makes this issue more important than ever to help spread the word. Let the news fly; we’ll catch up to it - someday..

9/11 * Family Members * First Responders * Experts * Speak Out
November 3, 2007 - West Hartford, CT
Media and Video Postings Here!

Dr. Steven E. Jones Announces New Discovery:
Red/gray Bi-layered Chips in WTC Dust

Presentation video from 12/15/07 Boston event!

Valley 9/11 Truth
"Loose Change Final Cut"
Film screening and following discussion at the
Media Education Foundation, Northampton, MA
Tuesday, January 22, 2008; 7:00pm

~ Take Grassroot Actions ~

Urge Congressman Waxman to prompt hearings ~~ click here!

For Independent Investigations

Bush and 9/11 Investigative Reports,
looking into the unanswered questions.

1) Architectural Integrity 9/11 Investigation Religious Slander

- - AE911Truth Response to Mark Weitzman of the Simon Wiesenthal Center
- - NYC 9/11 Ballot Initiative
- - Dr. Steven E. Jones Announces New Discovery:
- - Journal of 9/11 Studies Articles & Site
- - More of 9/11’s amazing history ‘Towards a New World Order"
- - In Their Own Words: Untold Stories Of The 9/11 Families
- - The Shell Game --> Powerful new novel "MUST READ"!
- - Steve Jones Joins 9/11 Coalition ~ "The Shell Game"
- - Bhutto broke her agreement with the CIA
- - Bhutto Report: Musharraf Planned to Fix Elections
- - 9/11 Truth Manifesto

From Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth

Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth mission is to research and disseminate the truths about these building "collapses" to all architects, engineers and others. Time is running short. We have been promised yet another 9/11 — worse than the last — by current and former members of the executive branch, Congress and the media. We have been publicizing the scientific facts about the controlled demolitions of these 3 buildings, but we must increase our membership substantially in order to create the required massive public awareness and attention in Congress.

How can you help? Send the link to every one of your A/E colleagues — and everyone else you know! A few moments of your time can reap a very large reward. Your country is worth it! You have signed on to and have made the commitment to stand up and to be counted. Now it is time to educate and to encourage others! Tell your friends, family and colleagues the truth that you know — particularly the structural engineers! All you have to do is direct them to the website.

As the great Martin Luther King declared, "A time comes when silence is betrayal". That time is now.

The AE911Truth Petition:


Please Take Notice That:

On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7. We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7.


The Undersigned

Sign the Petition

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- - AE911Truth Response to Mark Weitzman of the Simon Wiesenthal Center
— Richard Gage, AIA
Dec 10, 2007

This official response was e-mailed and mailed via the U.S. Post Office to Mark Weitzman (certified) and the noted individuals in the CC.

Thank you to all for your support regarding this matter.

Note and FYI: Mark Weitzman's response e-mail regarding this matter that was forwarded to us last month is posted below our letter.

December 8, 2007

Mr. Mark Weitzman
Simon Wiesenthal Center
1399 South Roxbury Drive
Los Angeles, California 90035
310.553.4521 (fax)

50 East 42nd Street, Suite 1600
New York, NY 10017
212.883.0895 (fax)

Via: Certified US Mail & Email:

Re: SWC testimony 11/6/07 before the Homeland Security
Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism Risk Assessment

Dear Mr. Weitzman,

Thank you for responding in your email form letter to a couple of the many important concerns raised recently by other members of the 9/11 Truth & Justice Movement to your presentation at the House Committee on Homeland Security - "Using The Web As A Weapon: The Internet As A Tool For Violent Radicalization And Homegrown Terrorism" on 11/6/07 before Representative Jane Harman. Your clarifications, however, offer no correction or retraction for the irresponsible and false statement "Incubator of 9/11 Conspiracies and Disinformation" the heading that you placed over our science-based website "" – Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth, which bears my name, Richard Gage, AIA, an architect of 20 years.

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- - NYC 9/11 Ballot Initiative

Calling all New York City residents and supporters of truth!

There is widespread awareness that the events of 9/11 were never adequately investigated. The government has sidestepped accountability on all fronts. There is growing public desire for a more thorough re-examination of what occurred. Also, thousands of first responders and residents who have been sickened by the environmental fallout, resulting from debilitating illness to death, deserve to have their health and financial needs addressed.

Now YOU can help achieve the goal of getting to the facts right. You can be part of a historic campaign called the NYC 911 Ballot Initiative. If you're a New York City resident, you can sign our petition, volunteer to help, and donate. We suggest reading the Instructions first, then downloading the petition which is on the same page. If you're not a resident, you can direct all your friends and family in New York to this site, and you can also donate to the cause.

We ask that EVERYONE sign our Guest Book so we can keep you informed of important developments and create a huge network for truth and progress. This grassroots action is designed to obtain an honest, independent investigation of 9/11 by creating an initiative on the ballot of the Nov. 6th, 2008 general election allowing registered New York City voters to create a new Commission chosen by independent researchers, not the government.

Here's the plan. We must get 30,000 petition signatures of registered New York City voters as quickly as possible. Then our petition will be reviewed by New York City Council. They will either approve it, or reject it. If they do reject it, we go back to the people for another 15,000 signatures which will then override City Council's decision.

As New Yorkers we deserve a meaningful and transparent process to reveal to the fullest extent possible what really happened to obtain truth and accountability.

For more information, and to sign up for updates:

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- - Dr. Steven E. Jones Announces New Discovery:
Red/gray Bi-layered Chips in WTC Dust

Steven E. Jones

At the Boston Tea Party conference last Saturday, I announced that I had found peculiar "red chips" in the WTC dust, and the possible significance of the findings. The chips are bi-layered, red on one side, gray on the other -- and present in all four samples that I and colleagues are exploring in depth at this time. Paul Payne (great work Paul!) was there and taped the talk, and asked if he could extract for now the part where I announced the discovery, and if I would provide the PPT slides (etc). I did so, and I congratulate Paul for doing this video clip so very quickly.

Yes, the discovery is original work and with other scientists now examining the microspheres and red chips in the WTC dust -- this new evidence, there is hope of a breakthrough, pending confirmations. I will refrain from further comment here; hope you all will watch the clip (and the full talks from the Boston conference as they become available). Again, many thanks to Paul Payne for this work.

VIDEO: Dr. Steven E. Jones presents preliminary evidence for matching chemical signatures between red chips found in WTC dust, spherules collected from WTC dust, and commercial thermite.

See further comments at Steve's 911blogger post:
Announcing a discovery: Red/gray bi-layered chips in the WTC dust

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- - Journal of 9/11 Studies Articles & Site

The Journal of 9/11 Studies is a peer-reviewed, open-access, electronic-only journal covering the whole of research related to 9/11/2001.
All content is freely available online.

Our mission is to provide evidence-based, peer-reviewed research that furthers the cause of truth and justice. More about our efforts toward this goal can be found at the website for Scholars for 9/11 Truth and Justice.

Steven Jones, Kevin Ryan, and Frank Legge co-editors

Some titles posted from

Volume 18 - December 2007
9/11 and the Twin Towers: Sudden Collapse Initiation was Impossible
Dr. Frank Legge and Tony Szamboti, ME

Analysis of the Mass and Potential Energy of World Trade Center Tower 1
Gregory H. Urich
Volume 17 - November 2007

Appeal Filed with NIST, Persuant to Earlier Request for Correction
James Gourley, Bob McIlvaine, Bill Doyle, Steven Jones, Kevin Ryan, Richard Gage, Scholars for 9/11 Truth and Justice

Appendix: Sept. 2007 Response to April 2007 RFC, from NIST
Volume 16 - October 2007

Islam and the 9/11 Wars: Steven Jones Interviews Kevin Barrett
Dr. Kevin Barrett and Dr. Steven Jones

9/11, JFK, and War: Recurring Patterns in America’s Deep Events
Prof. Peter Dale Scott

Solving The Great Steel Caper: DEW-Demolition Contrary Evidence
Dr. Gregory S. Jenkins

Supplemental: DEW-Demolition Contrary Evidence
Dr. Gregory S. Jenkins
Volume 15 - September 2007

9/11 Commission Deception, Cheney’s Actions on 9/11, and Why He Should Testify Under Oath
Prof. Peter Dale Scott

For complete list and links for articles, see:


Faulty Towers of Belief: Part I. Demolishing the Iconic Psychological Barriers to 9/11 Truth
Laurie A. Manwell, M.Sc.
Volume 12 - June 2007
Volume 14 - August 2007
Faulty Towers of Belief: Part II. Rebuilding the Road to Freedom of Reason
Laurie A. Manwell, M.Sc.

Dr. Steven E. Jones Announces New Discovery:
Red/gray Bi-layered Chips in WTC Dust

Presentation video from 12/15/07 Boston event!

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- - More of 9/11’s amazing history ‘Towards a New World Order"

More of 9/11’s amazing history!
By Jerry Mazza
Online Journal Associate Editor
Dec 24, 2007, 01:53

After writing 9/11’s history of tragic events, I received a stream of reader emails detailing events I’d missed. The most notable and telling occurred on September 11, 1990, at 9:09 p.m., 11 years before the apocalypse. How are those numbers for coincidence?

The case in point was the date, time and content of former President George H W Bush’s address to a joint session of Congress and the nation, "Towards a New World Order," beating the World War Drum to jump on Saddam Hussein as he grabbed for Kuwait and all that Gulf Oil. It trumpeted the Persian Gulf War, just as 9/11/2001 played Pearl Harbor to “The War on Terror.”

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- - In Their Own Words: Untold Stories Of The 9/11 Families

In late 2006, the movie 9/11 Press For Truth became a worldwide underground hit. It exposed the story of the "Jersey Girls" and their allies -- the 9/11 families who had fought for the Commission but ultimately failed in seeing 70% of their questions answered.

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: THE UNTOLD STORIES OF THE 9/11 FAMILIES is the new, official companion DVD to 9/11 Press For Truth. Over 2 hours of unseen families' interviews and rare news clips originally intended for inclusion in the movie ended up on the cutting room floor -- until now.

A unique, balanced look at a diverse group of topics includes:

* Top officials' whereabouts and changing stories on the day of 9/11
* Insider trading before the attacks
* War games coinciding with Sept. 11th
* A confrontation between the families and FBI Director Mueller
* British reports that some of the hijackers named by the FBI are simply wrong
* Government whistleblowers' calls for accountability
* The FBI informant who lived with 2 of the hijackers
* A Defense Department program that identified 4 hijackers in 2000
* The families' push to receive the Pentagon crash tapes
* Bin Laden extradition negotiations after 9/11
* The Project For the New American Century
* And much more...

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- - The Shell Game --> Powerful new novel "MUST READ"!
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2007 13:48:53 -0600
From: Kyle Hence

Dear friends and colleagues:

Please help send this courageous new novel to the bestseller lists by buying your own copy on January 22. And spread the word to your friends and colleagues. Enjoy a good read and help spark a vital and important debate about a horrific event that has turned our world upside down. It's now up to us to set it right!

9/11: Press for Truth

The SHELL GAME will debut January 2008 - Check the web site:

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- - Steve Jones Joins 9/11 Coalition ~ "The Shell Game"
January 1, 2008 at 15:51:02

Renowned Physicist Joins 9/11 Coalition Advocating, the new novel, "The Shell Game" from best selling NY Times author

by Bill Douglas

Yet, another powerful voice in the 9/11 truth seeking movement joins the growing coalition advocating mass readership of the new action fiction novel from best selling New York Times list author, Steve Alten.

“The Shell Game” which brilliantly weaves REAL quotes from real 9/11 researchers into a “fictional” narrative, that leads popular action fiction readers, which can number in the millions in the US alone . . . to an unavoidable realization . . . WE’VE BEEN LIED TO ABOUT 9/11.

On New Years Day, professor Steven Jones, who’s physics analysis of the World Trade Center collapses expanded 9/11 truth into scientific and engineering circles and university departments around the world . . . joined the growing coalition of 9/11 truth leaders and researchers, now urging all to work to drive this novel up to #1 on the New York Times list. This novel is a powerful tool, to get millions who would never pick up a leaflet or watch a documentary, to become aware of the lies of 9/11, and open their minds in the future to wanting to know more.

The SHELL GAME will debut January 2008 - Check the web site:

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- - Bhutto broke her agreement with the CIA
she wanted to talk with the Islamists


According to the manar newspaper the CIA in coordination with Musharraf’s ISI [International Services Intelligence (ISI) of Pakistan] are behind the assassination of Benazir Bhutto.

Musharraf briefed the Americans that Bhutto contacted the Islamic movement in Pakistan to reach an agreement for reconciliation leading to future stability of the country and breaking Pakistan link with American war-on -terror.

Remember when Karzai told the CNN that he was being held back from serious peace negotiations by the US?, Bhutto was convinced that Bin Laden is dead [watch Al-Jazeera video], so there is no need for the US fake so called “war-o-terror”.

Source URL:

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- - Bhutto Report: Musharraf Planned to Fix Elections
Published on Tuesday, January 1, 2008 by the McClatchy Newspapers
by Saeed Shah

NAUDERO, Pakistan — The day she was assassinated last Thursday, Benazir Bhutto had planned to reveal new evidence alleging the involvement of Pakistan’s intelligence agencies in rigging the country’s upcoming elections, an aide said Monday.

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- - 9/11 Truth Manifesto
By Joel S. Hirschhorn

12/20/07 "ICH" -- -- For evidence that America’s political system is a criminal conspiracy, open your mind to piles of new analyses that prove beyond doubt that the official 9/11 story is a lie. Years of a bipartisan cover-up of 9/11 lies make it much more than one horrendous past event. It endures in infamy as a symptom of a corrupt and dishonest government.

Every day we pay for what 9/11 and its cover-up have burdened us with, including the costly Iraq war and the erosion of the rule of law and constitutional rights. Power elites have suppressed the truth because they fear what will happen when the public understands that 9/11 was not accomplished solely by foreign terrorists.

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2) USS Liberty Painful Plea for Justice

- - Criminal Probe Opened Over CIA [TORTURE] Tapes

USS LIBERTY – Survivors (Dec. 26, 2007) Open Letter to US Congress

December 26, 2007

I have been writing letters to our elected officials for the past 20 years, trying to get a congressional investigation into the deliberate attack on the USS LIBERTY on June 8, 1967 by the government of Israel. This atrocity and cold-blooded murder of America’s sons on the high seas was an act of war against the United States of America, not to mention the numerous war crimes committed against the crew of the USS LIBERTY.

Being that this is America where there exists at least a small shred of freedom, including freedom of speech and the right of redress to our government, let me speak to you then like an American, and as you read this, remember something, you asked for it. A great man once said ‘What you sow also shall you reap,’ and with that in mind what you are about to hear from me–which mirrors the thoughts and feelings of not only my fellow crew members but also a good portion of the American people, is a badge that you have earned by your own actions, so wear it with pride.

You, our elected officials, are in truth nothing but a bunch of stooges and front men for the government of Israel. Whatever Israel wants, Israel gets, no matter what. If you don’t follow their every want and need you won’t be in congress very long and you damned-well know it. The power the Israeli Lobby has over you is only slightly less sickening than what is your willingness to bow to their every damned demand. You are as guilty of murdering my shipmates as the Israelis are. You have their blood on your hands because you continue to cover up the truth concerning what happened to them. In a better time in America’s history, that would be considered treason, every bit as much as Benedict Arnold attempting to turn over West Point to the British during our own war for freedom. Were you ordinary people and not members of the US Congress your crimes would be considered accessory to murder and you would be put away for life.

You took an oath to protect and serve and honor the Constitution of the United States, not to serve Israel, and yet you serve the Jewish state rather than your own nation and even when you know it’s wrong. They are your masters and always will be until you get some backbone and say ‘enough already’.

The USS LIBERTY Veterans Association wants a Congressional investigation so that we–the survivors of the nearly-2-hour attack–can be questioned in an open and fair hearing. If an American ship were attacked by any other country, and especially by one of those other Middle Eastern countries that are on Israel’s hit-list, you know full-well that there would be investigations coming out our ears to the point where no other business in Congress would be taking place. Is this–a proper investigation into an act of war perpetrated against the people of the United States–to ask of our elected members of Congress who swore an oath of loyalty to the US by combat wounded veterans who swore an oath to protect and serve this country? Many gave their lives doing just that.

But we know what is really going on here, don’t we now, Mr. or Mz. Congressperson? We all know why a proper investigation cannot be allowed to take place, which is that the truth will overcome the mountain of lies that Israel has vomited out these 40 years about the attack being a case of ‘mistaken identity’, and we all know what would happen once the American people found out the truth, which is that Israel would be cut off from Uncle Sam’s generous bank account, or worse.

The last letter I got from my senator, Ken Salazar, on Nov. 27,2007 states as follows:

“Dear Phil,

Thank you for your letter regarding the 1967 attack on the U.S.S. Liberty. I appreciate hearing from you.

Multiple investigations have concluded that the Israeli forces who attacked the ship mistook it for an Egyptian vessel. The Israeli and U.S. governments closed the case in 1987, and the Israeli government has paid more that $13 million in reparations.

At this time, I do not think an additional investigation is necessary.

Again, thank you for writing.


Ken Salazar

United States Senator

This was the standard form letter all of you send out to the survivors and the public. In fact, there has been only one investigation through the Board of Inquiry, which was a sham and cover-up for Israel. Look in the congressional record, senator, and show me where and when all of these ‘investigations’ took place. You can’t, and for one simple reason–THERE NEVER HAS BEEN ANY, NOT ONE. What you wrote me was a bold face lie and what that makes you sir is a liar, despite your undeserved title of ‘Honorable’. The proof of this is that a letter was sent from the Department of the Navy in response to an inquiry by Congressman Robert Simmons from Connecticut. His inquiry was made on March 16, 2005 and it clearly states that the Navy’s 5-day sham investigation is the ONLY investigation ever made by the U.S. Government, period! Check with your colleague for verification. One of the men who signed off on the Board of Inquiry, Captain Ward Boston, has recently come forward and said the Board of Inquiry was a lie which he was ordered to produce. That order came from none other than Admiral John S. McCain, Jr, Senator McCain’s father and the inquiry that should have lasted at least 6 months by Navy standards took less than ten days.

The money Israel paid our government for the attack was given to them by the U.S. Israel was out nothing, not one a dime. The ship alone was worth $40 million, for God’s sake. Don’t you think that this alone is proof of the US being short-changed? But then, this is what always happens when you deal with Israel, and what we don’t give her willingly she steals by spying. Case in point, Jonathan Pollard, and who knows how many others.

By the way, Senator Salazar, in your letter you did not even mention a word about the men murdered that day or the wounded, nor did you say a kind word to their families for the heartaches they have endured these last 40 years. That in itself is disgusting and disrespectful towards the men and women who wear the uniform of the U.S. military. Shame on you. You won’t honor our fallen heroes, you could care less. I can say one thing for certain though, which is that had you been there that day and experienced what we experienced or had you lost a son or brother as a result of ‘our friend’ Israel, you would not be so quick to give her a clean bill of health.

To all of you in Congress, once the American public finds out that you have been covering up for the government of Israel and our government, you will all be looking for new jobs, and that is putting it mildly. Nobody wants a bunch of flunkies and liars working for them and never before in the history of any nation have there been as many flunkies and liars than the US Congress today.

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- - Criminal Probe Opened Over CIA [TORTURE] Tapes
Criminal Probe Opened Over CIA
MATT APUZZO | January 2, 2008 11:08 PM EST | AP

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department opened a full criminal investigation Wednesday into the destruction of CIA interrogation videotapes, putting the politically charged probe in the hands of a mob-busting public corruption prosecutor with a reputation for being independent.

Attorney General Michael Mukasey announced that he was appointing John Durham, a federal prosecutor in Connecticut, to oversee the investigation of a case that has challenged the Bush administration's controversial handling of terrorism suspects.

The CIA acknowledged last month that in 2005 it destroyed videos of officers using tough interrogation methods while questioning two al-Qaida suspects. The acknowledgment sparked a congressional inquiry and a preliminary investigation by Justice into whether the CIA violated any laws or obstructed congressional inquiries such as the one led by the Sept. 11 Commission.

"The Department's National Security Division has recommended, and I have concluded, that there is a basis for initiating a criminal investigation of this matter, and I have taken steps to begin that investigation," Mukasey said in a statement released Wednesday.

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3) World Reports Christopher Story-Wantagate-Paulson Shot?


Wednesday 2 January 2008 02:18


Henry M. Paulson, the Secretary of the United States Treasury, died today from gunshot wounds suffered as described in this report. The State Department have confirmed this to sources in touch with this service. We do not know, and it may never be known, whether Paulson was shot dead 'in the course of duty' given that he had continually committed gross treason in time of war and had repeatedly (we are informed) been warned of the consequences if he did not cease and desist.

Christians are supposed to pray for their enemies, so a fervent prayer for Paulson and his family is in order right now given the terrible state of affairs that arose due to this man's intransigence. It should be added, in the interests of justice, that although Paulson committed the financial crimes described in these reports, with great arrogance, it is also the case that he did these things at the urging of and in collusion with the Bush Crime Family, as every informed observer is well aware.

It is also reported to us that following our revelation in the report below that Benazir Bhutto was assassinated by a CIA-controlled Special Forces team, Scotland Yard is investigating her murder.

The text of this report is left unaltered from the text that was posted overnight, in the early hours of 2nd January, British time. Account should be taken of the fact that Paulson has died...

We have received separate confirmations from military sources that the figure of 127 stated below for the number of 'targets' in the United States (excluding Europe) is ACCURATE. We have also just learned that the fire at the Bush Family property in Odessa, Texas, was associated with a further Special Forces operation to retrieve Bush Family documents hidden there. In the text below, the Editor suggested that documents might be stored there, and this proves to be correct.

2 informed sources state authoritatively that the official intention is to claim that Paulson died of a heart attack. The way that he died has been verified by intelligence, official, diplomatic, military and personal sources. A separate source close to the Paulson family has also confirmed that Paulson died on 2nd January and that the cause was precisely as stated in this report and Updates. As is
always the case in such circumstances, a tentative operation is being mounted to claim that our report is false. This is tantamount to asserting that the Editor is a liar which (a) is fatuous given the record of these reports and (b) will have serious consequences if so asserted. There is also the usual category of people who are still at the elementary stage of not believing anything unless it's in the 'mainstream' press. These doubting Thomases ought to take the trouble to look up Operation Mockingbird, the veteran CIA operation to control the media in the United States. And finally, when reporting intelligence-related matters, constraints applicable to what may be stated, do apply. We only report what is in the public domain. By definition, if the information were not made available to us, it could not be reported. We would not report such information unless verified by our sources. Journalists do not reveal their sources when asked to do so. The sources are always confidential.




By Christopher Story FRSA, Editor and Publisher, International Currency Review, World Reports Limited, London and New York:

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Also for World Reports Archives on Ambassador Lee Wanta:

4) Lies, Injustice And The Capitalist Way

- - Corporate Democracy, Corporate Democrats?
- - Lies, Injustice And The Capitalist Way:
- - Creeping Fascism: History's Lessons –by Ray McGovern
- - We Are All Prisoners Now -by Paul Craig Roberts

Corporate Democracy, Corporate Democrats?
The Rec Report By Dr. Michael Rectenwald
01 Jan 2008

Do corporations hold complete sway over our system of government? My conclusion will be that the domination of our government by corporations is significant, but always incomplete... The fact that we are aghast at the idea of "corporate rule" of our system means that we have ideological commitments that are violated by this notion. That means that our ideological commitments lie elsewhere. In other words, corporate ideology, while operative, has surely not been successful in "brainwashing" America. In fact, it has failed this rather miserably.

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- - Lies, Injustice And The Capitalist Way:
We’re On The Highway To Hell­ Don’t Stop Us!

By Jason Miller
30 December, 2007

We “Free World” capitalistic Westerners are a loathsome lot­or to put it more crudely, we suck. When one considers how degenerate we are from a collective standpoint, it is difficult to suppress intense feelings of disgust and contempt. There are many layers to our repugnant, depraved, and “beloved” capitalism, a socioeconomic system which ultimately furnishes the members of its upper echelon with de facto licenses to exploit, plunder, and murder with impunity. Problem is that as one peels back each successive layer hoping to find some purity, one finds a more profound rot.

We have fouled our own environment to the point that recovery and renewal may be impossible; we eradicate non-human animals at an estimated rate of 100 species per day; we slaughter millions upon millions of human beings in wars of imperial aggression driven by capitalism’s insatiable demand for resources and market expansion; we torture and slaughter billions of non-human animals to please our palates; and we insist upon imposing a system of infinite demand upon an all too finite planet.

Yet despite our multi-century “bender” and its obvious consequences, and despite the rational, egalitarian, just, and sustainable alternative which sprung from the minds of Marx and Engels (along with countless others who have contributed to the evolution of their brainchild), we cling to an abomination whose chief benefactors (the ruling class and their sycophantic propagandists in the mainstream media) deserve to be publicly flogged and then imprisoned in the gulag they devised to control the lower classes and black population.

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- - Creeping Fascism: History's Lessons –by Ray McGovern

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[See also Naomi Wolf's presentation available online at The Fascist Blueprint: It Can Happen Here and her excellent book, The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot. Also this chilling review by CollateralTV at 10 Steps to Fascism. — Ed.]

Creeping Fascism: History's Lessons
By Ray McGovern
December 27, 2007

“There are few things as odd as the calm, superior indifference with which I and those like me watched the beginnings of the Nazi revolution in Germany, as if from a box at the theater. ... Perhaps the only comparably odd thing is the way that now, years later....”

These are the words of Sebastian Haffner (pen name for Raimund Pretzel), who as a young lawyer in Berlin during the 1930s experienced the Nazi takeover and wrote a first-hand account. His children found the manuscript when he died in 1999 and published it the following year as “Geschichte eines Deutschen” (The Story of a German).

The book became an immediate bestseller and has been translated into 20 languages—in English as “Defying Hitler.”

I recently learned from his daughter Sarah, an artist in Berlin, that today is the 100th anniversary of Haffner’s birth. She had seen an earlier article in which I quoted her father and e-mailed to ask me to “write some more about the book and the comparison to Bush’s America. ... This is almost unbelievable.”

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- - We Are All Prisoners Now -by Paul Craig Roberts
Saturday, December 29 2007 - 9/11 Consequences
We Are All Prisoners Now
December 27, 2007
By Paul Craig Roberts

"They're locking them up today
They're throwing away the key
I wonder who it'll be tomorrow, you or me?"

The Red Telephone (LOVE, 1967)

At Christmas time it has been my habit to write a column in remembrance of the many innocent people in prisons whose lives have been stolen by the US criminal justice (sic) system that is as inhumane as it is indifferent to justice. Usually I retell the cases of William Strong and Christophe Gaynor, two men framed in the state of Virginia by prosecutors and judges as wicked and corrupt as any who served Hitler or Stalin.

This year is different. All Americans are now imprisoned in a world of lies and deception created by the Bush Regime and the two complicit parties of Congress, by federal judges too timid or ignorant to recognize a rogue regime running roughshod over the Constitution, by a bought and paid for media that serves as propagandists for a regime of war criminals, and by a public who have forsaken their Founding Fathers.

Americans are also imprisoned by fear, a false fear created by the hoax of "terrorism." It has turned out that headline terrorist events since 9/11 have been orchestrated by the US government. For example, the alleged terrorist plot to blow up Chicago's Sears Tower was the brainchild of a FBI agent who searched out a few disaffected people to give lip service to the plot devised by the FBI agent. He arrested his victims, whose trial ended in acquittal and mistrial.

Many Europeans regard 9/11 itself as an orchestrated event. Former cabinet members of the British, Canadian and German governments and the Chief of Staff of the Russian Army have publicly expressed their doubts about the official 9/11 story. Recently, a former president of Italy, Francesco Cossiga, said in an interview with the newspaper, Corriere della Sera (November 30, 2007), that "democratic elements in America and Europe, with the Italian center-left in the forefront, now know that the 9/11 attack was planned and executed by the American CIA and Mossad in order to blame the Arab countries, and to persuade the Western powers to undertake military action both in Iraq and Afghanistan."

It is unclear whether Cossiga was being sarcastic about the opinion of skeptics or merely reporting what people think. I have written to him asking for clarification and will report any reply that I receive. Apparently, the Italian media has not offered a clarification.

Cossiga's statement has not been reported by a US newspaper or TV channel. Raising doubts among Americans about the government is not a strong point of the corporate media. Americans live in a world of propaganda designed to secure their acquiescence to war crimes, torture, searches and police state measures, military aggression, hegemony and oppression, while portraying Americans (and Israelis) as the salt of the earth who are threatened by Muslims who hate their "freedom and democracy."

Americans cling to this "truth" while the Bush regime and a complicit Congress destroy the Bill of Rights and engineer the theft of elections.

Freedom and democracy in America have been reduced to no-fly lists, spying without warrants, arrests without warrants or evidence, permanent detention despite the constitutional protection of habeas corpus, torture despite the prohibition against self-incrimination--the list goes on and on.

In today's fearful America, a US Senator, whose elder brothers were:

(1) a military hero killed in action,

(2) a President of the United States assassinated in office,

(3) an Attorney General of the United States and likely president except he was assassinated like his brother, can find himself on the no-fly list.

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5) In the Footsteps of Gandhi - Indigenous Ecuadorians, Chevron, & Politics

- - Vanadana Shiva: In the Footsteps of Gandhi
- - Greg Palast Reports on the Battle Between Indigenous Ecuadorians & Chevron
- - Obama, Cozy with Corporate Lobbyists
- - Nader Throws Support to Edwards, Blasts Clinton
- - Edwards Calls for Quick Pullout of Troops Training Iraqi Forces
- - Nuclear Power Gets Boost From Candidates
- - FCC’s Vote to Rewrite the Nation’s Media Ownership Rules
- - Mukasey Launches Criminal Probe Over Destroyed CIA Tapes

In the Footsteps of Gandhi,
An Interview with Vanadana Shiva
By Scott London

While Mahatma Gandhi is best remembered for his campaign to end British colonialism a half-century ago, the greater part of his life's work was devoted to renewing India's vitality and regenerating its culture from the ground up. He was a tireless champion of what he called swadeshi, or local self-sufficiency. He felt that the soul of India was contained in the village community and that the freedom of the Indian people could only be achieved by creating a confederation of self-governing, self-reliant, self-employed people living in villages and deriving their right livelihood from the products of their homesteads.

As history would have it, Gandhi's ideas were widely ignored following India's independence, especially his teaching of frugality and resource conservation. Like many nations in the developing world, India flirted for a time with socialism but then abandoned it in favor of Western-style market reforms. Today all the mainstream political parties in India are committed to a high-tech future, one that will most likely bring short-term economic prosperity to some Indians but not without long-term social and environmental consequences.

But there is a growing movement underway to reclaim Gandhi's ideas. More and more people, in India and elsewhere, are beginning to question the value of free-market reforms and deregulation. As they see it, the push toward economic globalization has had a host of negative outcomes, from deepening economic disparities and overcrowded cities to ecological destruction and the flattening of local traditions and cultures.

One of the most prominent of Gandhi's intellectual heirs is Vandana Shiva, a physicist and philosopher of science by training who has developed a considerable reputation as a champion of sustainability, self-determination, women's rights, and environmental justice. She has written more than a dozen books, including Monocultures of the Mind, Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Development, and Biopiracy. She is also well-known in India for her grassroots efforts to preserve forests, organize women's networks, and protect local biodiversity.

Vandana Shiva is the director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Natural Resource Policy in Dehra Dun. She is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes, including the 1998 Alfonso Comin award and the 1993 Right Livelihood Award, also known as the Alternative Nobel Prize. David Brower, the late environmentalist, once said that Shiva would be his choice for world president, if there were such a thing.

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- - Greg Palast Reports on the Battle Between Indigenous Ecuadorians & Chevron

Democracy Now!

Greg Palast Reports on the Battle Between Indigenous Ecuadorians
and the U.S. Oil Giant Chevron

Investigative Journalist Greg Palast files this report from the rainforests of Ecuador, where an indigenous tribe is suing Chevron for $12 billion for contaminating the Amazon. We also play part of Palast’s interview with Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa. [includes rush transcript]

AMY GOODMAN: Today, we spend the hour in Ecuador. In a few minutes, we’ll play an exclusive interview with the Ecuador president, Rafael Correa, conducted by investigative journalist Greg Palast. But we begin today’s show with this report filed by Greg Palast from the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador.

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- - Obama, Cozy with Corporate Lobbyists
Risks Much with Edwards Attack
By Christine Escobar, Posted December 31, 2007.

While John Edwards announced this weekend that he will ban corporate lobbyists and foreign government lobbyists from his White House, Barack Obama has stepped up criticism of Edwards on everything from his populist views to Iowa ads about Edwards by an independent organization backed by union members.

With these latest remarks, however, Obama is wading into treacherous territory if he thinks no one will notice his close ties to big business lobbyists and their money, all while he attempts to play connect-the-dots on Edwards.

Obama has been relying on the advice and support of Washington lobbyists since early in his 2008 predential campaign. In an article from March of this year on The Hill, Alexander Bolton detailed Obama's K Street connections:

"Former Sen. Tom Daschle (D-S.D.), a consultant for Alston & Bird; Broderick Johnson, president of Bryan Cave Strategies LLC; Mark Keam, the lead Democratic lobbyist at Verizon; Jimmy Williams, vice president of government affairs for the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America; Thomas Walls, vice president of federal public affairs at McGuireWoods Consulting; and Francis Grab, senior manager at Washington Council Ernst & Young."

These lobbyist ties surfaced again before the holidays, when The Hill published this story on December 20 that exposed two federal lobbyists currently on Obama's campaign payroll, one of whom appears to have received payment while she was working as a lobbyist.

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- - Nader Throws Support to Edwards, Blasts Clinton
Published on Tuesday, January 1, 2008 by Politico
by David Paul Kuhn

MUSCATINE, Iowa ­ Ralph Nader unleashed on Hillary Rodham Clinton Monday - criticizing her for being soft on defense spending and a chum of big business - and expressed his strong support for John Edwards.

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- - Edwards Calls for Quick Pullout of Troops Training Iraqi Forces

02 Jan 2008 John Edwards says that if elected president he would withdraw the American troops who are training the Iraqi army and police as part of a broader plan to remove virtually all American forces within 10 months. Mr. Edwards, the former senator (D) from North Carolina, said that extending the American training effort in Iraq into the next presidency would require the deployment of tens of thousands of troops to provide logistical support and protect the advisers. "To me, that is a continuation of the occupation of Iraq," he said in a 40-minute interview on Sunday aboard his campaign bus as it rumbled through western Iowa.

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- - Nuclear Power Gets Boost From Candidates
By Judy Pasternak
The Los Angeles Times
Sunday 30 December 2007

Except for Edwards, top contenders in the GOP and Democratic races consider it a possible energy solution.

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- - FCC’s Vote to Rewrite the Nation’s Media Ownership Rules

Reported by Democracy Now! December 26, 2007

“Today’s Decision Would Make George Orwell Proud”—FCC Commissioner Michael Copps on the FCC’s Vote to Rewrite the Nation’s Media Ownership Rules

The Federal Communications Commission voted three-to-two on party lines last week to approve a measure that would increase media consolidation. The new rule pushed through by FCC Chairman Kevin Martin lifts a thirty-year old ban on companies seeking to own both a newspaper and television or radio station in the same city. Michael Copps was one of two FCC Commissioners to vote against the rule.

AMY GOODMAN: The Federal Communications Commission last week voted three-to-two on party lines to approve a measure that would increase media consolidation. The new rule pushed through by FCC Chair Kevin Martin lifts a thirty-year-old ban on companies seeking to own both a newspaper and television or radio station in the same city.

But the reaction against the vote has been swift. Close to 200,000 people have signed an open letter urging Congress to overturn the December 18th vote. Less than twenty-four hours after the vote, Democratic Congressmember Jay Inslee and Republican Congressmember Dave Reichert introduced the Media Ownership Act of 2007, that would overturn the new rules by the FCC.

It was Bush-appointed FCC Chair Kevin Martin, now just forty-one years old, who rammed through the rule changes. He’s served President Bush well. As deputy general counsel for the Bush-Cheney campaign in 2000, he was active during the Florida recount. Before that, he worked for Kenneth Starr at the Office of Independent Counsel during the Monica Lewinsky scandal. Rumor has it he may run for governor of his native North Carolina. His wife, Cathie Martin, was a spokeswoman for Vice President Dick Cheney in the midst of the scandal around the outing of CIA operative Valerie Plame. She now works on Bush’s communications staff.

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