Libya Newslinks 20 October 2011: Latest

20 October 2011 — williambowles.info

Libya’s Gaddafi caught hiding like a “rat”
Reuters
By Tim Gaynor and Taha Zargoun SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) – Muammar Gaddafi called the rebels who rose up against his 42-years of one-man rule “rats,” but in the end it was he who was captured cowering in a drainage pipe full of rubbish and filth. …
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/20/us-libya-gaddafi-finalhours-idUSTRE79J5Q720111020

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Video: ‘NATO has bombed Libya back to Stone Age’ — RT

20 October 2011 — ‘NATO has bombed Libya back to Stone Age’ — RT

Former MI5 agent Annie Machon says that the US wants to reinforce the myths that public has been told about NATO’s ‘humanitarian’ intervention, while Libya is being bombed beyond the point of no return.

During her visit to Libya, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has used unusually blunt terms to describe what the United States wants to see happen in Libya, namely former dictator Muammar Gaddafi being killed or captured.

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Video: ‘NATO has bombed Libya back to Stone Age’ — RT

20 October 2011 — ‘NATO has bombed Libya back to Stone Age’ — RT

Former MI5 agent Annie Machon says that the US wants to reinforce the myths that public has been told about NATO’s ‘humanitarian’ intervention, while Libya is being bombed beyond the point of no return.

During her visit to Libya, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has used unusually blunt terms to describe what the United States wants to see happen in Libya, namely former dictator Muammar Gaddafi being killed or captured.

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Wikileaks Newslinks 20 October 2011

20 October 2011 — williambowles.info

South Park – Wikileaks, Lemmiwinks and Catatafish
CliqueClack
Catatafish “Wikileaks posted exaggerated things about me too. He posted on his website that I had sex with an underage fish, and that I made her perform bass-to-mouth.” – Catatafish “No! No, see that’s wrong. It’s being exaggerated again. …
http://cliqueclack.com/tv/2011/10/19/south-park-bass-to-mouth/

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Class action: OWS first salvo in US class war? — RT

20 October 2011 — Class action: OWS first salvo in US class war? — RT

A class war once seemed impossible in a country where being wealthy is part of the national dream. But as thousands march on Wall Street and in other parts of America, digging in with anti-corporate protests, many ask whether US is facing one.

­It is week five of the Occupy Wall Street rallying call against bloated banks and Washington’s weakness in doing anything about it. And the growing gap between rich and poor is something which could cost the government dear.

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Gerald Celente: 'Revolutions on Wall Street' — RT

20 October 2011 — Gerald Celente: ‘Revolutions on Wall Street’ — RT

With Americans displaying anger with the country in alarming numbers — and protests a part of the Occupy Wall Street movement only getting bigger — are corporations really to blame for the country’s current economic condition?

Gerald Celente of the Trends Research Center says that it’s no surprise that Americans are angry with both politicians and the bigwigs in banks. ‘Wall Street is Washington; Washington is Wall Street,’ Celente told RT. ‘Who is the chief of staff of President Obama? Oh, that’s Bill Daley. Wasn’t he the VP of JP Morgan Chase?’ asked Celente.

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A ‘Palestinian Spring’? Not Yet By Bashir Abu-Manneh

20 October 2011 — The Bullet • Socialist Project E-Bulletin No. 559

The ‘Palestinian Spring’ is the only one of the ‘Arab Springs’ to be announced from the General Assembly platform of the UN. “At a time when,” Mahmoud Abbas declared in his speech for UN recognition of Palestinian statehood, “the Arab peoples affirm their quest for democracy – the Arab Spring – the time is now for the Palestinian Spring, the time for independence.” This link between the bid and the democratic revolts taking place in the Arab world was repeated the next day in Ramallah.

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The Son of Africa claims a continent’s crown jewels By John Pilger

20 October 2011 — John Pilger

On 14 October, President Barack Obama announced he was sending United States special forces troops to Uganda to join the civil war there. In the next few months, US combat troops will be sent to South Sudan, Congo and Central African Republic. They will only ‘engage’ for ‘self-defence’, says Obama, satirically. With Libya secured, an American invasion of the African continent is under way. Continue reading