Information Clearing House Archive September 2003 Part 4

September 2003 — Information Clearing House Archive

[From the Archives. I’ve been archiving ICH digests since 2003. Unfortunately, an unknown number of the links are now dead, so I can’t guarantee that the link will take you where you want to go. WB]

For the Month of September 2003 – Part 4

Bush: ‘I Don’t Read Newspapers’:

The president says he scans headlines — but admits to rarely reading the stories.

http://www.kyw1060.com/news_story_detail.cfm?newsitemid=32219

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Two into one won’t go By William Bowles

29 September 2003

The whys and wherefores of the massive con job that the rulers of Israel have done on the people of this planet will no doubt be the subject of innumerable books at some time in the future. A future that’s not afraid to speak out on the issue of Israeli racism and imperialism and the massive injustice that has been and is being done to the Palestinian people. And all in the name of defending the ‘Jewish race’ (of which purportedly I am a member). Now what constitutes a Jew is the subject of yet another essay, but suffice to say, that its mutability is part of the confidence trick that’s been pulled on the part of the racist Zionists of Israel and elsewhere and especially on those who call themselves Jews, to justify the theft and displacement of a nation.

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Bush spells it out: The politics of desperation By William Bowles

24 September 2003

Bush the smaller’s speech at the UN on 23/09/03 finally spells out the conditions the imperialists want in exchange for recognising the UN’s role in the world, namely for the UN to alter its charter to recognise the right of the US to invade whoever the hell it feels like and under whatever pretext.

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Iraq Fire Sale! $100 billion for one, war-damaged country By William Bowles

24 September 2003

Underpinning all the propaganda, the bluster and the bullshit about bringing ‘democracy and freedom’ to Iraq and other points East and South, lies the real truth, that the reality is about capitalism and the triumph of the ‘free market’. That’s what the entire invasion has always been about, everything else is but a smokescreen.

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9/11: “That’s some bad pilot” By William Bowles

20 September 2003

“11 September was not an isolated event but a tragic prologue. Iraq; another act; and many further struggles will be set upon this stage before it is over. We are bound together as never before”

“[In] another part of the globe, there is shadow and darkness where not all the world is free, where many millions suffer under brutal dictatorship and poverty.”

“Here it is that the poison is incubated. Here it is that the extremist is able to confuse in the mind of a frighteningly large number of people, the case for a Palestinian state and the destruction of Israel; and to translate this into a battle between East and West; Muslim, Jew and Christian.”

“[W]e know there are states in the Middle East now actively funding and helping people who regard it as God’s will, in the act of suicide, to take as many innocent lives with them on their way to God’s judgement.” – Extracts from Tony Blair’s speech to the joint houses of the US government, July 2003.

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Information Clearing House Archive September 2003 Part 3

September 2003 — Information Clearing House Archive

[From the Archives. I’ve been archiving ICH digests since 2003. Unfortunately, an unknown number of the links are now dead, so I can’t guarantee that the link will take you where you want to go. WB]

For the Month of September 2003 – Part 3

Iraq: U.S. forces are holding six people who claim to be Americans for alleged attacks against coalition troops in Iraq

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/World/2003/09/16/194372-ap.html

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Iraq: The Big Lie Gets Even Bigger By William Bowles

19 September 2003

“The problem was how to convince the world that even a defeated Iraq still posed a serious threat. The answer came in 1991, with the setting up of a secret military intelligence operation whose existence has only now been uncovered by the Sunday Herald in the wake of damaging claims that Tony Blair and George Bush exaggerated intelligence reports to justify their invasion of Iraq this year. Continue reading

The Energy ‘Crisis’: Futurology without a future? By William Bowles

17 September 2003

According to an interview conducted by Mike Ruppert and available on the Guerrilla News Network,[1] and which first appeared on Ruppert’s From the Wilderness website, we have already passed the point of no return when it comes to new sources of oil and gas and we’re headed for a disaster, if not next year then at some point in the near future, of which the recent North American blackout was a mere prelude. In the preamble to the interview, GNN tells us: Continue reading

All the ‘news’ that’s fit to invent By William Bowles

16 September 2003

So I figured by at least Tuesday (today) I’d read something of substance on the WTO meeting in Cancun in the major media, but aside from the Independent’s (16/09/03) short editorial that smugly informed me that it collapsed in “acrimony” and that it was “American and French unwillingness to face down powerful farm lobbies”, that lead to the failure, we learn nothing of substance.

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Information Clearing House Archive September 2003 Part 2

September 2003 — Information Clearing House Archive

[From the Archives. I’ve been archiving ICH digests since 2003. Unfortunately, an unknown number of the links are now dead, so I can’t guarantee that the link will take you where you want to go. WB]

For the Month of September 2003 – Part 2

Noam Chomsky: There’s Good Reason to Fear U.S.

“Those who want victory” against terror without addressing underlying grievances “want an unending war.” 09/08

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4653.htm

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What Global Economy? By William Bowles

15 September 2003

The collapse of the WTO meeting in Cancun has, by and large, been met with a deafening silence in the British media. My ‘paper of ‘choice’, the Independent, chose not to mention Cancun at all in its Monday edition! Yet given the parlous state of the capitalist world’s economy and how much is at stake, one would have thought that the failure of the talks would warrant a front page story. Dream on.

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