ICH 15 August 2013: How Congressmen Are Bought

15 August 2013 – Information Clearing House

Massacre in Egypt: A Collective Crime

By ORHAN MIROGLU

- Once more, the West has been a bystander to murder committed by an army with which they collaborated.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35857.htm

 

In Pictures: Killings in Cairo

By Scott Nelson

Click to view

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35858.htm

 

Cairo Massacre

What Muslim Will Ever Trust The Ballot Box Again?

By Robert Fisk

Who can be surprised that some Muslim Brotherhood supporters were wielding Kalashnikovs on the streets of Cairo?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35859.htm

 

Uncovering Syrian Rebels’ Hidden Support

By Gracy Howard

Obama should consider the implications of supporting a group also backed by one of the world’s most notorious human-rights violators.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35867.htm

 

The Jewish State’s Bottom Line

By Jonathan Cook in Nazareth

The Palestinian minority’s first demand for equality is not in doubt: a right of return allowing their relatives in exile to join them inside Israel similar to the current Law of Return, which allows any Jew in the world instantly to become a citizen.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35864.htm

 

Screaming in Bradley Manning’s Trial

By David Swanson

Before Manning reversed his principles on the stand, there was one other witness to testify: Manning’s older sister.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35860.htm

 

Chomsky: My CIA File “Minor Peccadillo” Compared To Today

By Natasha Lennard

MIT professor tells of his reaction to the news that the CIA kept and destroyed a file on him.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35863.htm

 

The Obama Regime’s Fabricated “Terror Conspiracy” in Defense of the Police State

By James Petras

The entire terror conspiracy propaganda blitz, launched by the Obama regime and propagated by the mass media, is based on the flimsiest sources imaginable, the most laughable pretext.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35865.htm

 

How Congressmen In Both Parties Are Bought

By The Young Turks

Freshmen in the US House Of Representatives learn very quickly that they need a lot of money to stay in power.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35861.htm

 

Stop and Frisk

By Robert C. Koehler

Security based on racism is a sham.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35862.htm

 

The Rule of Law: Unjust and Violent

By Robert J. Burrowes

How can we resist legal systems that perpetrate injustice and inflict violence?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35866.htm

 

Why Does America Have Such a Big Prison Population?

By The Economist

America has around 5% of the world’s population, and 25% of its prisoners.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35868.htm

 

What Do You Do When You No Longer Need Your Slaves?

By Thom Hartmann

Turning unemployed Americans into very profitable prisoners is a booming business.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35869.htm

 

“I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free” – Lighthouse Family -

Video

I wish I could share

All the love that’s in my heart

Remove all the bars that keep us apart

And I wish you could know how it is to be me

Then you’d see and agree that every man should be free.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35870.htm

 

Death toll in Egypt violence rises to 525:

An Egyptian Health Ministry spokesman has again raised the death toll from the previous day’s clashes between police and supporters of the country’s ousted president to 525.

http://is.gd/DuDXMb

 

The One Chart That Shows the Importance of Egypt’s Massacre:

 Yesterday was one of the deadliest single-day instances of police-on-protester violence since Tiananmen Square.

http://is.gd/tx1NBw

 

Charred bodies lie in Cairo mosque, unrecognised by Egyptian state:

In a Cairo mosque lie the charred and mutilated bodies of more than 200 Egyptians, apparently uncounted and unacknowledged by the state after security forces crushed Islamist protest camps.

http://is.gd/NGnXCs

 

In Pictures – Rabaa’s second massacre

http://is.gd/MhtWxm

 

Shocking photos, Video show Egyptian protesters pushing armored police vehicle off bridge

http://is.gd/pyFgXG

 

Footage of snipers on the roof in Egypt!

- Video-

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=e5a_1376505565

 

Egypt: Armed protesters shooting at police

- Video -

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=194_1376554704

 

Egyptian woman shot down during clashes

- Video – Warning

http://is.gd/lBuX5x

 

Muslim Brotherhood supporters allegedly lynched 4 police officers after raiding Kerdasa police station:

Video – Warning -

http://is.gd/CPcnzQ

 

Egypt: ‘Gunmen Fired At Forces’

- Video

http://is.gd/dVWDRr

 

‘If I see you again, I’ll shoot you in the leg’:

Washington Post reporter trapped between police cordons recounts the chaos as bullets flew in all directions.

http://is.gd/BSxKkG

 

Egypt authorizes police to use deadly force:

Egyptian authorities on Thursday authorized police to use deadly force to protect themselves and key state institutions from attacks, after presumed supporters of the deposed Islamist president torched two local government buildings near the capital in the latest of a series of apparent reprisals to follow a bloody crackdown on their protest camps.

http://is.gd/MrV8r4

 

In public relations exercise -

U.S. Pulls Out of Egypt’s Bright Star War Game:

Cairo’s brutality highlights U.S. fecklessness despite billions in military aid

http://is.gd/v3Bho6

 

President Obama on Egypt ” DON’T Blame US ” Pres Barack Obama addresses situation in Egypt

- Video -

http://is.gd/P8ts5p

 

US and Britain fear Egypt becoming a failed state:

Strong words from President Obama were accompanied by an empty gesture – the announcement that Americans are withdrawing from a joint military exercise.

http://is.gd/ZzF1Tg

 

In case you missed it:

Republicans Stiff-Arm Rand, Side with Dems on Egypt Aid:

Republicans overwhelmingly united with Democrats on Wednesday to continue funding aid to Egypt, despite U.S. law requiring a suspension of aid to countries that undergo a military coup.

http://is.gd/Qy5sun

 

Brotherhood plans Cairo march after crackdown:

Islamist group calls for rally day after security forces killed hundreds of Morsi supporters and cleared sit-ins.

http://is.gd/a6UGo8

 

Signs of a Rebellion in Egypt’s Army?:

Local Egyptian website publishes a statement by Egyptian officers in which they denounce the army’s intervention in political affairs.

http://is.gd/OW0UeE

 

Four soldiers shot dead in Northern Sinai: Medical, security forces:

At least four Egyptian soldiers shot dead by gunmen in northern Sinai: Medical, security sources

http://is.gd/1zDnto

 

Car bombs kill at least 40 people in Baghdad:

In today’s deadliest blast a car bomb exploded near a bus station in the Shi’ite Khazimiyah area, killing eight people and wounding 18.

http://is.gd/t2F7Mh

 

Lebanon: Sunnis claim Beirut explosion that kills 20:

A Sunni Islamist group calling itself the Brigades of Aisha claimed responsibility today for an explosion in southern Beirut which killed 20 people, saying it targeted the militant group Hezbollah and promising more attacks.

http://is.gd/BxjKbT

 

Syria activists: Al-Qaida kills 2 Shiite teenagers:

Al-Qaida militants in northern Syria shot dead two Shiite teenagers whom they accused of being pro-government gunmen, filming video of the killing that was later posted to the Internet, an activist group said Thursday.

http://is.gd/HFlmNp

 

Feud among rebels.: Islamist militants drive Free Syrian Army out of Raqqa:

Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria clashed with members of the Free Syrian Army, driving them from the city of Raqqa Wednesday in a sign of a worsening feud among rebels.

http://is.gd/pMPQvH

 

New Saudi-supplied missiles boost rebels in south Syria:

Rebels in southern Syria have fired newly acquired anti-tank guided missiles supplied by Saudi Arabia in a significant boost to their battle against President Bashar al-Assad, rebel, intelligence and diplomatic sources say.

http://is.gd/iLManE

 

Israeli Defense Minister Urges US Action in Syria; Warns of ‘Axis of Evil’:

In the most publicly direct appeal to date for US support of anti-Assad rebels, Ya’alon told Gen. Martin Dempsey, “It is forbidden to allow the axis of evil – Tehran-Damascus-Beirut – to win this conflict.”

http://is.gd/lWeT8l

 

U.S. mission in Jordan could last years as Syria war rages – Dempsey:

 The top U.S. military officer told American troops in Jordan on Thursday that their mission to help the kingdom contain the fallout from Syria’s war would likely last years, as the United States bolsters support for the key regional ally.

http://is.gd/LnHtHy

 

Abbas not authorised to negotiate with Israel: Hamas :

“Abbas agreed to restart the US-brokered negotiations, ignoring the national consensus of the people and political factions who reject this manner which may blow up the Palestinian cause,” Mahmoud Zahar, a high-ranking Hamas official, told reporters

http://is.gd/GpBrku

 

Fatah threatens ‘painful decisions’ against Hamas:

Emboldened by the military coup in Egypt, a senior Fatah official is threatening “painful decisions” against Hamas in a bid to end the political divide that has separated Gaza from the West Bank since 2007.

http://is.gd/4w3S8R

 

Israel destroys Bedouin village for 54th time:

Resident Aziz al-Turi said Israeli forces arrived carrying weapons and batons to intimidate villagers in Al-Araqib before bulldozers tore down all the homes in the Negev village.

http://is.gd/fz4WQJ

 

Afghanistan: Explosion rocks Takhar province, 16 killed or injured:

Explosion in Takhar provinceAt least 16 people were killed or injured following an explosion in north-eastern Takhar province of Afghanistan on Wednesday afternoon.

http://is.gd/YyQszJ

 

Ex-NATO Chief: 15,000 Troops Should Stay in Afghanistan:

Stavridis, who recently finished a four-year stint as the alliance’s top military leader, said it was vital to unveil the troop plans quickly to counter Taliban propaganda claiming foreign troops are abandoning the country.

http://is.gd/5xBPTI

 

Berber protesters enter Libya parliament:

Ethnic minority Berbers force their way into parliament in Tripoli in demonstration for greater recognition.

http://is.gd/SnDkPv

 

Story of a human being: Who gets to be Bradley Manning?:

After some very inhumane treatment of the whistle-blower, sentencing is now narrowing in on Manning the person

http://is.gd/ojjYbO

 

The transcript of Bradley Manning’s full statement to the court yesterday -

(starts on page 90) – PDF

http://is.gd/Luz2DF

 

John Kerry: The Internet … Makes It Much Harder to Govern’:

 “It makes it much harder to govern, makes it much harder to organize people, much harder to find the common interest,” said Kerry

http://is.gd/ZfF76x

 

Warrant served by SWAT team causes scare in South County: Video -

The quiet South County street was crawling with SWAT officers, an unnerving situation which turns out to have been the relatively routing service of a warrant.

http://is.gd/f4jkzj

 

Texas cops raid farm commune when mistaking tomato plants for marijuana:

Police in Arlington, Texas are being criticized for their tactics during a drug raid on a local farm that came up empty while allegedly damaging both the property and the crops.

http://is.gd/Z4w5fM

 

Armed TSA teams now roam in public, conduct “suspicionless searches” on demand:

That police state you were warned of has already arrived

http://is.gd/0bwQJw

 

U.S. budget cuts hitting long-term unemployed hard:

Phyllis Kennedy is facing a bleak future. U.S. government budget tightening has slashed her weekly unemployment check by more than a fifth, and her prospects of finding a job are grim after over a year of unemployment.

http://is.gd/Xv1zMK

 

Wal-Mart sales disappoint as U.S. shoppers curb spending:

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) reported a surprise decline in quarterly same-store sales in the United States, its biggest market, after shoppers came in less often because higher taxes and gasoline prices were leaving them with less spending money.

http://is.gd/WEBzai

 

Macy’s sales fall as middle-class shoppers stay cautious:

Macy’s Inc (M.N) reported an unexpected decline in sales on Wednesday and blamed hesitation by consumers to spend on non-essentials, leading to deeper markdowns and a disappointing profit.

http://is.gd/BwDhfe

 

Cost Of War

 

Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq “1,455,590

 

Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In America’s War On Iraq: 4,801

 

Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 3,363

 

Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan

Total Cost of Wars Since 2001

 

$1,464,480,598,726http://www.costofwar.com/


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Posted 16th August 2013 by InI in category Information Clearing House

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