Amazibg developments occurring in the United States Senate.. A provision in the Defense Reauthorization bill introduced by Senator John McCain and Carl Levin give the Executive Branch of government increased power to classify American citizens on the homeland ‘enemy’ combatants and charge them with terrorism–or not charge them at all and hold them indefinitely. The … Read moreAmericans to Gitmo?
Developing story all night.. and today. Repercussions high.. Also on the EarthInformer radar: Very warm weather in the Northeast. No Winter yet.. Lieberman asking Google to ‘ban’ terrorist content… Rand Paul took on John McCain over the Senate terrorism detainee bill that could give the government the right to take American citizens and hold them as combatants, … Read moreOCCUPY LA BEING REMOVED BY COPS..
A collection of news links from the world: Tensions in Pakistan inflame after NATO helicopter strike reportedly kills Pakistani troops.. PROFOUND DIPLOMATIC CONSEQUENCES AFTER NATO STRIKE KILLS PAKISTANI TROOPS Border tensions inflame after NATO strike.. Tension in Pakistan.. NATO attack kills Pakistani troops.. Tensions inflame: Pakistan tells US to vacate air base.. NATO says “highly … Read moreDrones and consequences.. Pakistan/NATO relations come to a grinding halt
Screen cap from YouTube Cops keeping the peace.. perhaps pepper spray would have been better in this story, where police slammed a grandfather to the ground at a WalMart, leaving him unconscious and bloody.. And his crime, you ask? People got rowdy in the game section. The man’s grandson got trampled, so he put the video game … Read moreHunt in the wild: Shopping in America, 2011
And what have you done? Shot a good neighbor.. in a store on the run? The Christmas shopping season mayhem began Black Friday, for better or worse. In many cases worse. The season actually began a bit earlier this year than others–many big box stores opened their doors late in the evening on Thanksgiving night. Before … Read moreSo this is Christmas
AFP Photo/Thomas Lohnes The European economy continues to travel down a rocky path.. But now the British government is privately warning of a Euro break up — and riots. According to TELEGRAPH reporter James Kirkup, the Treasury in Britain confirmed earlier in November that contingency plans began to be made for a collapse and unrest. … Read moreNEW FEARS OF EURO FAILURE– AND WHAT IT COULD LEAD TO IF IT COLLAPSES
Only day after the White House was shot by an alleged would be assassin of President Barack Obama, now comes this: The President’s security plans were found by an Australian newspaper–in a gutter on a street! No joke: The secret document–or at least the document that should have been a secret–was called “Overall Program and Orders … Read moreBreach: Obama security plan found in a gutter!
The empire strikes backOccupy: Protesters take to the streets of the United States..Thursday night chaos: “Occupy” subways..Protesters chant to follow small children?Occupy Stock Exchange….Arrests.. The online protest group “Anonymous” claimed in a video published Thursday that it was targeting the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over its support of the “Protect IP Act,” which they called … Read moreA world update
Photo: Oklahoman newspaper, Jim Beckel It has been, without question, of one of the strangest years ever. Not saying that means the end times are falling upon us or even the the new Madrid Fault is ready to give way, but news that occurred overnight can make one sure think that. Original news accounts of a record 5.6 … Read moreThis weekend’s Midwest rumbles