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Cryptic handouts circulate Kennard

THIS
IMAGE OF FORMER VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY AND FORMER PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH
appeared on the bills distributed in Kennard.

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February 17, 2009
The CourierTimes.com
By Matt Hrodey

KENNARD – James Dudley found something he didn’t expect when he walked out
to get his Monday edition of The Courier-Times.

Sitting on top of his paper was a fake, oversized bill bearing the faces of
former Vice-President Dick Cheney and former President George W.…

Fox host: 9/11 truthers are ‘mentally ill’

David Edwards and Stephen C. Webster
Thursday February 5, 2009
RawStory.com

When the New York Times explored the political beliefs of Daniel Sunjata, an actor on the FX network’s show “Rescue Me,” it was under the banner of a “sinister theory.”

The “sinister theory” that a group of neoconservative politicians may have colluded to allow, or bring about, the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

On Thursday’s Fox and Friends, Greg Gutfield, provocative host of Fox’s late night program Red Eye, called individuals like Sunjata, who question the events of 9/11, “mentally ill.”

“[Sunjata] believe that 9/11 was a preemptive strike by a neoconservative government,” said Gutfield.…

The Political Suspicions of 9/11

By Brian Stelter
February 2, 2009
New
York Times

A
coming episode of the acclaimed FX drama “Rescue Me” will tackle what may sound
like a far-fetched plot line: that the attacks of Sept. 11 were an “inside job.”
The actor who espouses the theories on camera, it turns out, also subscribes
to them in real life.

Claims that Al Qaeda terrorists were not solely responsible for the attacks
have a lively following on the Internet, including on YouTube, but the second
episode of “Rescue Me’s” fifth season, starting in April,
may represent the first fictional presentation of 9/11 conspiracy theories by
a mainstream media company (FX is operated by the News Corporation).…

9/11 Truth Teach-in Marathon Sunday on NO LIES RADIO

Sunday, Feb 1st at 9am Pacific – 12 Noon Eastern – 17:00 GMT
Listen live at NoLiesRadio.com (or for Hughes.net users who still can’t access that site despite repeated requests, use http://67.18.54.205/~nolies/
Highlights will be archived after the broadcast.

9/11 Truth Teachin Marathon — 5 hours — 5 key 9/11 Truth Classics
Key information for the uninitiated and the initiated alike.

Debate on Controlled Demolition — Gage versus Craig
Radio debate on whether or not the World Trade Towers were brought down by controlled
demolition or not.…

PBS: NSA could have prevented 9/11 hijackings

Muriel Kane

RawStory.com

The super-secretive National Security Agency has been quietly monitoring, decrypting, and interpreting foreign communications for decades, starting long before it came under criticism as a result of recent revelations about the Bush administration’s warrantless wiretapping program. Now a forthcoming PBS documentary asks whether the NSA could have prevented 9/11 if it had been more willing to share its data with other agencies.

Author James Bamford looked into the performance of the NSA in his 2008 book, The Shadow Factory, and found that it had been closely monitoring the 9/11 hijackers as they moved freely around the United States and communicated with Osama bin Laden’s operations center in Yemen.…

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What We Didn’t Know Has Hurt Us

By Columbia Journalism Review
January 14, 2009

Advocates for open and transparent government are quick to note that no American
presidential administration has, in practice, been enthusiastic about reducing
secrecy in the executive branch–for some obvious and sometimes quite legitimate
reasons. There are secrets that almost everyone agrees should remain secret.
But secrecy must be balanced with the citizens’ right to examine the operations
of their government–to learn, to improve, to enforce, and sometimes to
shame.…

Live Broadcast: Eric Holder Senate Confirmation Hearing for Attorney General

Click Here To Listen: http://noliesradio.org
LIVE Thursday, Jan 15th at 6am Pacific – 9am Eastern – 14:00 GMT

Who is the real Eric Holder? Is he a real civil rights advocate who recently
made a speech advocating the closing of Gitmo and the stopping of rendition,
torture, and warrantless secret domestic searches and wiretaps? Is he a coverup
attorney who has been accused of deflecting press attention from a possible
murder of a witness regarding the government’s culpilbility in the Oklahoma
Federal Building bombing and defending Chiquita Brands role in the funding of
death squads in Columbia?…

‘Rescue Me’ braces for controversy

Michael J. Fox to play paraplegic on FX series

By DANIEL FRANKEL
January 14, 2009

It’s been a hot-potato even for the most heavyweight of political pundits
in recent years, but the fifth season of the FX series “Rescue Me”
will intrepidly delve into the controversial theory that the 9/11 attacks were
aided or perpetrated by the U.S. government.

Season five will find the men of Engine 62 divided over the polarizing theory
after a journalist working on a 10-year-anniversary story delves up painful
memories.…

Clinton Confirmation Hearings–Live Coverage on NoLiesRadio

Live Broadcast: Hillary Clinton Senate Confirmation Hearing for Secretary of State

The broadcast is scheduled for Tuesday Jan 13th at 6am Pacific — 9am Eastern. Information at the top of:
http://noliesradio.org
or
http://67.18.54.205/~nolies

David Ray Griffin’s audio presentation of “9/11 and Nationalist Faith” online

The audio of Griffin’s excellent DVD, “9/11 and Nationalist Faith” was broadcast on Bonnie Faulkner’s KPFA program, Guns and Butter, on Wednesday, January 07, 2009, and is now available at her archives for online listening.

In “9/11 and Nationalist Faith,” Dr. David Ray Griffin shows that the greatest obstacle to seeing the truth – that 9/11 was an inside job – is not the lack of evidence, but what  can be called “nationalist faith” …

Guns And Butter – On the Air Wednesdays at 1:00pm, at KPFA 94.1fm radio in Berkeley, CA.…

Remains of the Day: Nineteen hijackers died on 9/11. What should be done with what’s left of them?

by Eve Conant NEWSWEEK
From the magazine issue dated Jan 12, 2009

In the grim, sleepless months of excavation after the September 11 attacks, forensic pathologists in New York City worked day and night to identify the dead. They didn’t have much to go on. The collapsed World Trade Center towers had burned at temperatures reaching 2,000 degrees, incinerating those trapped inside. Many of the bodies of the passengers aboard the two airplanes that struck the buildings were consumed by burning jet fuel, leaving only traces of DNA, much of it so damaged that it was impossible to read.…

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The Difficulty of Being an Informed American

By Paul Craig Roberts
January 08, 2009
Information Clearinghouse

The American print
and TV media has never been very good. These days it is horrible. If a person
intends to be informed, he must turn to foreign news broadcasts, to Internet
sites, to foreign newspapers available on the Internet, or to alternative newspapers
that are springing up in various cities. A person who sits in front of Murdoch’s
Fox “News” or CNN or who reads the New York Times is simply being
brainwashed with propaganda.…

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LIVE Alternative Coverage of the Israeli War On Gaza on No Lies Radio

You can hear LIVE Alternative Coverage of the Israeli War On Gaza on
No Lies Radio
, every weekday at 5pm Pacific – 8pm Eastern

Gaza War Victim Gaza WarNoLiesRadio.org
Click Here To Listen — http://noliesradio.org

LIVE every Weekday at 5pm Pacific – 8pm Eastern – 01:00 GMT, Daily
Alternative Coverage of the Israeli War On Gaza on Flashpoints — Hear from
human rights activists, reporters and bloggers on the ground in Gaza.

The LIVE FLASHPOINTS HOUR is a hard-hitting investigative news radio show broadcast
on the Pacifica Radio Network and carried by No Lies Radio.…

Joel Brinkley’s Article on Richard Falk: Does It Demonstrate the Right “Frame of Mind” to Teach Journalism at Stanford?

Elizabeth Woodworth

In a companion essay (reprinted below), I discussed the response of some articles in the mainstream press to the claim, made by some defenders of Israel, that Professor Richard Falk should be removed from his current position of UN rapporteur on human rights abuses in the Palestinian Territories — a claim that was reflected in the refusal of Israel on December 14, 2008, to allow him to enter the country. I included in this essay a discussion of an article by reporter Joel Brinkley because, although it was published before Israel’s action against Falk 1 , it could be read as a defense of that action.…

Vic Sadot Interview by Che X on Pirate Cat Radio – New CD Release: 9/11 Truth & Justice Songs

Interview: Monday, Dec 29, 2008 from 4 – 6 pm Pacific Time

Activist singer-songwriter Vic Sadot has a new CD out, 9/11 Truth & Justice
Songs. Vic will be interviewed by Che X on the popular San Francisco station
known as Pirate Cat Radio.

The interview is scheduled for Monday, Dec 29, 2008 from 4 – 6 pm Pacific
Time on the “Notes from the Underground” show hosted by Che X every
Monday.

That would be 7 – 9 pm Eastern Time, 6 – 8 pm Central Time, and
5 – 7 pm Mountain Time.…

Human Rights First requests stay for alleged 9/11 plotters

December 22, 2008
Yahoo News

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A U.S. human rights group on Monday called for
a stay of all war-crimes proceedings against five Guantánamo Bay prisoners charged
with orchestrating the Sept. 11 attacks until after President-elect Barack Obama
takes office.

Lawyers for the New York-based Human Rights First said they filed the friend-of-the-court
brief because military prosecutors are likely to seek another hearing in Guantánamo’s
highest-profile case before Obama takes over Jan.…

Olbermann refers to Bush 9/11 ‘lies’ as ‘Insult the Dead-gate’

by David Edwards and Muriel Kane

December 19, 2008

RawStory.com

As the departing Bush administration frantically attempts to shore up its place in history, MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann stands ready to kick the props out from under it again. A renewed claim that “no one could have anticipated” the attacks of 9/11 attracted his scorn in particular on  Thursday’s Countdown.

“This is a White House talking point still, even though your average three-year-old could disprove it using an etch-a-sketch.” Olbermann sneered on Thursday, over the heading, “Insult the Dead-gate.”

Olbermann’s specific target was White House press spokesman Tony Fratto, who responded to a Fox News interviewer’s suggestion on Wednesday that before 9/11, “nobody was thinking that there’d be terrorists flying 767s into buildings” by agreeing, “No one could have  anticipated that kind of attack — or very few people.”

“Yeah, well, it ain’t true,” Olbermann remarked, with open contempt dripping from his words, “and out of respect for the people who died that
day you damn well better stop saying it.”

Olbermann then ran through a list of pre-9/11 warnings of potential al Qaeda hijackings, noting, “A president’s daily brief as far back as December 1998 said bin Laden was ‘preparing to hijack US aircraft in hopes of trading hostages for jailed radicals.’ … The August 6, 2001 brief, of course, told President Bush — if he read it — that there were ‘patterns of suspicious activity in this country consistent with preparations for hijackings.'”

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UPDATE: Shoe-throwing Iraqi journalist in hospital

December 14, 2008 Associated Press

An Iraqi journalist threw two shoes at President Bush during a news conference Sunday with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. The president was not hurt in the incident.

Muntadar al-Zaidi Did What We Journalists Should Have Done Long Ago

Mon, 12/15/2008 David Lindorff ThisCan’tBeHappening.net

When Iraqi journalist Muntadar al-Zaidi heaved his two shoes at the head of President George W. Bush during a press conference in Baghdad, he did something that the White House press corps should have done years ago.…

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