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May 26, 2008

OREO 05 26 08

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 10:31 am

OREO 05 26 08

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OREO 05 26 08
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Newsstories of interest:
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1  DISORDER
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__BU$H'S LOUISIANA KFC (KATRINA FAILURE CAPER)__
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Safety Lapses Raised Risks In Trailers for Katrina Victims |
Formaldehyde Found in High Levels; 17,000 Say Homes Caused
Illnesses
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/24/AR2008052401973_pf.html
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Failures "may have triggered a public health catastrophe
among the more than 300,000 people, many of them children,
who lived in FEMA homes."
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"There's no real enforcement authority by the government."
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Editorial | Joe Lieberman, Would-Be Censor
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/25/opinion/25sun1.html
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"it is profoundly disturbing that an influential senator
would even consider telling a media company to shut down
constitutionally protected speech."
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Editorial | The Kindness of Cronies
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/25/opinion/25sun3.html
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"the Justice Department released documents last week showing
that of 40 corporate monitors appointed since 2000, at least
30 were former government officials, and 23 were former pro-
secutors."
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James Howard Kunstler | Wake Up, America. We're Driving
Toward Disaster
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/23/AR2008052302456_pf.html
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"agriculture needs to return to the center of economic life."
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COMMON-SENSE BYPASS
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2  AFRICA
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GUINEA-BISSAU
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Route of Evil | How a Tiny West African Nation Became a
Key Smuggling Hub For Colombian Cocaine, and the Price
It Is Paying
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/24/AR2008052401676_pf.html
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"because European 'bankers and models want to snort'"
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Guinea-Bissau:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea_%28Bissau%29
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NIGERIA
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Nigeria rebels say attack Shell oil pipeline
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080526/15/170kq.html
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"killed 11 soldiers"
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ZIMBABWE
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe threatens to expel US ambassador
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080525/ap_on_re_af/zimbabwe
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"This is Zimbabwe, not an extension of America."
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NO NEED FOR SUPERPOWER EMBASSIES
IN ANY COUNTRY --EMAIL WILL WORK
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Sunday, 25 May 2008
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http://www.albasrah.net/en_articles_2008/0508/iraqiresistancereport_250508.htm
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From bottom | Item 4: Iraqi regime threatens tribes with mass
arrest if they refuse to join "Awakening" tribal police
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Motorcycle bomber kills six near Baghdad
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080526/15/170jq.html
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"killed at least six members of a U.S.-backed neighborhood
patrol and wounded 18 others"
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INDIA
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BJP creates history in Karnataka, Congress humbled all over
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http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/FullcoverageStoryPage.aspx?id=04d8f8f7-26fd-48b3-b536-a0cc2440bc3cKarnatakavotes_Special&&Headline=BJP+set+to+form+government+in+Karnataka
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"BJP [won] 110 seats —-three short of a simple majority-—
in the 224-member legislative assembly." "to rule a south-
ern state by itself for the first time."
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Karnataka:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karnataka
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Bharatiya Janata Party:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bharatiya_Janata_Party
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kisan = peasant or farmer 
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IBM Offers Translation Services From India
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20080526/tc_pcworld/146303
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"IBM has been expanding fast in India, and at the end of
December [2007] it had 73,000 staff in the country."
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Vanco Sold to India's Reliance for $77 Million
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20080526/tc_pcworld/146302
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"through [Reliance's] subsidiary Reliance Globalcom, which
also runs and operates the Flag undersea cable system."
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Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe [FLAG]:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiber-Optic_Link_Around_the_Globe
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AND
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Neal Stephenson | **  Mother Earth Mother Board:
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http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/4.12/ffglass_pr.html
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THAILAND
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Fire destroys part of Myanmar embassy in Thailand
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080526/19/170g2.html
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"We [= Thai cops] are ready to help the Myanmar embassy find
out what caused the fire.  But the embassy informed us that
they will investigate themselves."
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4 EUROPE
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EU
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EU ministers give go-ahead for talks with Russia
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080526/19/170kd.html
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"Negotiations on the accord will be formally launched at an
EU-Russia summit in Siberia on June 26-27" "The EU and Rus-
sia hold summits and working group discussions twice a year
but the [present] bilateral accord is based on a deal reach-
ed in 1997 when Russia was still in convalescence [= still
in the throes of The Superpower's Shock Therapy]"
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GERMANY
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_NAZI DOCTORS_
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German doctor 'who sent 900 children to Nazi camp' honoured
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/2027938/German-doctor-%27who-sent-900-children-to-Nazi-camp%27-honoured.html
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LIKE AT GITMO!
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GEORGIA
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Thousands protest Saakashvili poll win in Georgia
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080526/15/170ks.html
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"Georgia lies at the heart of the Caucasus, where the Uni-
ted States and Russia are jostling for influence over oil
and gas transit routes from the Caspian Sea."
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TURKEY
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Iran-Turkey gas flow halted after blast
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080526/15/170ii.html
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"There is a good chance that the cause of the explosion on
the pipeline was sabotage." "Iran is Turkey's second biggest
supplier of natural gas after Russia."
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UK
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Prince Andrew forced to defend home sale
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080526/2/170k2.html
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"to a Kazakh energy tycoon for STG [= pound sterling] 3
million...above its sale price
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"As part of his role as trade ambassador, Prince Andrew
has been involved in brokering energy deals for British
companies in Kazakhstan."

a/o May 26: 1 GPB = 1.9814 USD
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EU NEEDS TO KICK OUT UK
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6  SUPERPOWER
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Alice M. Rivlin and Michael O'Hanlon [*] | A Campaign In Need
of A [Ross] Perot
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[*] Brookings Institution senior fellows
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/23/AR2008052302437.html
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"Perot focused attention on the rising federal deficit."
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THEREFORE
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A *Wired* magazine wacko claimed Perot was "crazy."
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7  $$$$
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Oil trades above $132 a barrel
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080526/19/170it.html
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Gasoline isn't only rising cost for drivers | ...tuneups,
oil changes, rentals become more costly 
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http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/080525/car_costs_beyond_gas.html
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BU$H BONUS
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Firefighters Find Water Gushing From Vacant House
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/24/AR2008052402234.html
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"rising price of copper has been blamed for thefts of piping
and electric wire."
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POOF!
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May 22, 2008

OREO 05 22 08

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 10:17 am

OREO 05 22 08

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OREO 05 22 08
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition: 2 ]
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition:  ]
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1  DISORDER
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__NYT CALLS FOR WAR__
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**  Editorial | More Shame on the Junta
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/21/opinion/21wed3.html
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"If the junta does not quickly open up its ports and air-
ports, the United States and France must begin airdropping
aid to victims."
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With leaflets and transistors of course.  And beachheads.
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And...
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**  Cluster Bomb Ban Could Jeopardize Peacekeeping: U.S
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http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/world/international-clusterbombs-usa.html
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"if the convention passes in its current form, any U.S.
military ship would be technically [!] not able to get
involved in a peacekeeping operation like disaster re-
lief"
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THERE IS NO CRIME THE SUPERPOWER WILL NOT COMMIT
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Military to Stage Training Flights Over D.C. After Midnight
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/21/AR2008052102251.html
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Training flights?
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If
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in a month or so The Superpower's Evil People are told it
was country X or country Y that nuked DC, 
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then
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THERE IS NO LIE THE EVIL PEOPLE WILL NOT BELIEVE
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AP IMPACT: Leaky New Orleans levee alarms experts
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080521/ap_on_re_us/new_orleans_levees
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"the type of seepage spotted at the 17th Street Canal
in the Lakeview neighborhood afflicts other New Orleans
levees, too"
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See OREO 05 18 08 | DISORDER | __FINGERPOINTING BY LOUI-
SIANA KFC BU$H__
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KFC = KATRINA FAILURE CAPER
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Actuaries Scrutinized on Pensions
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/21/business/21pension.html
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"All across the country, states and local governments are
promising benefits to public workers on the basis of numbers
that make little economic sense."
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See OREO 05 11 08 | DISORDER | **  Growing Deficits Threaten
Pensions | Accounting Tactics Conceal a Crisis For Public
Workers
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"MASSIVE BREACH OF FAITH WITH A
GENERATION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES"
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2  AFRICA
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NIGERIA
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45 soldiers die in Nigerian road accident
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080522/19/16yu5.html
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"just returned from a peacekeeping mission in Darfur"
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Borno State:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borno_State
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Maiduguri [its capital]:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maiduguri
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"On 18 February 2006, riots related to the Prophet Muhammad
cartoons published by the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten
left at least 16 people dead, and resulted in the destruc-
tion of approximately 40 churches."
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (PALESTINE)
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Global Peace Index: Israel hits rock bottom | Economist
Intelligence Unit ranks Israel 136th out of 140 countries"
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http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3545840,00.html
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"The study ranked the United States [its master] 97th out
of 140 countries according to how peaceful they were" --
"slipped from 96th last year"
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Global Peace Index:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Peace_Index
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_Correspondingly_
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Palestinian truck bomber attacks key border crossing
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080522/15/16ypj.html
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"the vehicle was driven by a suicide bomber under cover
of heavy early morning fog and...accompanied by gunmen
who opened fire at the crossing before the explosion."
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Tuesday, 20 May 2008
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http://www.albasrah.net/en_articles_2008/0508/iraqiresistancereport_200508.htm
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Item 2: Iraqi [puppet] regime troops enter Madinat as-Sadr
unopposed Tuesday pursuant to deal worked out with Iranian
help
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AMSI: the Government has Nothing Different from the Occupa-
tion!
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http://heyetnet.org/en/content/view/2883/1/
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"This statement came after the attack of the [puppet Iraqi
Government forces] against Ahmad Mukhtar Mosque [in Doura
District, Baghdad]."
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"The [Superpower] occupation which is the main problem of
all destruction, killing and collapse is the first respon-
sible for this crime,
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then the puppet Iraqi Government which just follows the
order."
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U.S. helicopter strike kills 8 Iraqi civilians
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080522/wl_nm/iraq_dc
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"This is a criminal act.  It will make the relations between
Iraqi citizens and the U.S. forces tense.  This will nega-
tively affect security improvements."
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THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
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Afghan bomb injures four NATO soldiers
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080522/2/16yum.html
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"blast from a parked car" "Most troops in eastern Afghani-
stan are US nationals."
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Paktika Province:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paktika_Province
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"Like many areas of the country, Paktika has been heavily
deforested.  This has been one of the causes of devastat-
ing flooding in recent years."
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[Paktika Province is not Paktia Province.]
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INDIA
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CPI-M routed in Nandigram, Singur Panchayat[*] polls
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http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/StoryPage.aspx?id=bb822bd8-d05c-4482-bcaf-728ba06cb3ae&&Headline=CPI-M+routed+in+Nandigram+Panchayat+polls
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Nandigram:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nandigram
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Nandigram violence:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nandigram_violence
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Communist Party of India (Marxist):
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CPI_%28M%29
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[*] Panchayati Raj
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panchayat
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ALL THAT ?
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THERE ARE NO PRETTY PICTURES IN THE NEW WORLD DISORDER
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4 EUROPE
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FRANCE
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French rail workers lead nationwide strikes
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080522/19/16yu3.html
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"against pension reforms [= cuts]"
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"fishermen...have staged nearly two weeks of protests
against rising fuel prices." "blockades of some ports
and oil depots."
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THAT'S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU COZY UP TO BU$H
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Air France warns of profits fall on fuel cost
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080522/19/16yw3.html
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"fuel will be the factor which triggers a restructuring
of the airline sector"
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MONOPOLISTS, ARISE !
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TURKEY
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Report: 2 Turkish soldiers killed
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080522/D90QI4RO0.html
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and "one soldier...wounded"
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Sirnak province:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C5%9E%C4%B1rnak_Province
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Image: Sirnak districts.png:
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5  LATAM
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CUBA
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U.S. Interests Section: coordinator of subversion
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http://www.granma.cu/ingles/2008/mayo/mier21/21comprom2.html
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"PART 2 of the Radio/TV Roundtable program"
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See OREO 05 21 08 | LATAM | CUBA | "Sinister collaboration
between terrorists, mercenaries and U.S. authorities"
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BRAZIL
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Brazil says Amazon deforestation rising
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080521/ap_on_sc/brazil_amazon
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"The Brazilian Amazon, covers about 1.6 million square miles
...or nearly 60 percent of the country.  About 20 percent of
the forest has already been razed."
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GUATEMALA
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Guatemala annuls 15 adoption cases
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080522/D90QCBS00.html
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"after finding evidence of fraud or other irregularities."
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NO MORE MASS KIDNAPPINGS
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VENEZUELA
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Nikolas Kozloff | U.S. Military Bases in South America |
Controversy Over Guajira
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http://www.counterpunch.org/kozloff05212008.html
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Guajira Peninsula:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guajira_Peninsula
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Zulia:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zulia
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"largest population among Venzuela's states"
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Oil Surges [$5.00] Over $134 on Supply Woes, Weak Dollar 
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http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/news/news-markets-oil.html
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Fed Minutes Signal a Pause and Markets Fall
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/22/business/22fed.html
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DJI "down 227.49 points"
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Small Businesses (and Their Customers) Feel Sting of
Inflation 
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/22/business/smallbusiness/22sbiz.html
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Troubles for a Thrift Institution, Despite Warnings of Its
Founder 
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/21/business/21banks.html
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See chart captioned "Loans that are at least 90 days past
due or are failing to produce payments at banks with assets
from $1 billion to $10 billion."
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Airlines’ Cuts Making Cities No-Fly Zones
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/21/business/21air.html?ref=business&pagewanted=all
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"nearly 30 cities across the United States have seen their
scheduled service disappear"
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__EGAD, THINGS ARE TURNING INSIDE-OUT__
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High gas prices drive farmer to switch to mules
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080521/ap_on_fe_st/odd_mule_farming
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"We can feed these mules cheaper than we can buy fuel."
"It's the way of the future."
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and
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George Soros: Credit crisis is the worst since the Great
Depression 
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2008/05/21/cnsoros121.xml
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"The falls [in house prices] have led to fears that many
families will face negative equity, where their mortgage
becomes more expensive than the value of their home."
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May 18, 2008

OREO 05 18 08

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 4:08 pm

OREO 05 18 08

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OREO 05 18 08
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition: 1 ]
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1  DISORDER
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__OF COURSE__
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World’s Poor Pay Price as Crop Research Is Cut
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/18/business/worldbusiness/18focus.html?ref=business&pagewanted=all
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"Several dozen important varieties of rice have been lost
from the [International Rice Research Institute]’s gene
bank through poor storage."
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__OF COURSE__
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What a Deal: Trash for Treasuries
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/18/business/18gret.html?ref=business&pagewanted=all
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"as long as Wall Street is allowed to swap trash for Trea-
suries on the taxpayers’ dime, don’t try to tell me this
horror show is over.
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__OF COURSE__
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Editorial | Detention Deficit | Immigrant detainees suffer
and die from poor care in a system where many shouldn't be
in the first place
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/16/AR2008051603667.html
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"The skyrocketing rate of these detentions is not acciden-
tal; it is a direct result of an administration policy de-
cision."
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__OF COURSE__
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Tony Blair’s expenses shredded
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http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article3953909.ece
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"MPs have for years refused to disclose details of their
expenses, which average £136,000, more than twice their
salaries."
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POODLES REVEL
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THE BU$H PLAN (LEBANON)
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Al-Qaradawi Calls for Serious Stance to Save Lebanon
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http://heyetnet.org/en/content/view/2871/1/
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Al-Qaradawi is chairman of the International Union for
Muslim Scholars (IUMS).
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He states: "the resistance forces must maintain their
strength to combat the enemy who is lying in wait for
them with all its power.  This is because Israel is
still there, and it is the only one who will benefit
from this civil war, while all others will lose."
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The only one?  That's wrong.
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WHEN PUPPET-ISRAEL BENEFITS A BIT,
THE SUPERPOWER BENEFITS LOTS MORE!
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Friday, 16 May 2008
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http://www.albasrah.net/en_articles_2008/0508/iraqiresistancereport_160508.htm
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Item 3: Mortar shells target US base in eastern Baghdad’s
ash-Sha‘b district Friday morning
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Train derailment, acid leak forces La. evacuation
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080517/ap_on_re_us/train_derailment
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Marine who died after cross-state chase wrote of war stress
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080517/ap_on_re_us/canyon_carjacking
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"Last month...[he] met the president." "and gave him a big
hug"
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THAT'S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU COZY UP TO BU$H
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Iraqi [puppet] army commander killed in Diala clashes
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http://66.111.34.180/look/english/article.tpl?IdLanguage=1&IdPublication=4&NrArticle=79551&NrIssue=2&NrSection=1
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Iraqi court rulings stop at US detention sites
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080517/D90NGJD80.html
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"[Yahya Ali] Humadi --ordered released nine months ago
after an Iraqi judge dropped all charges-- now spends
his days in a legal limbo.  It's one that has confront-
ed and confounded thousands of other Iraqis"
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One of the principal clauses of The Superpower's Decla-
ration of World $lavery--
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THERE SHALL BE NO LAW EVER AGAIN, ANYWHERE !
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"Local law and court rulings do not apply, [Superpower
commanders] add."
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AUSTRALIA
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See below EUROPE | UK | Item 3
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FIJI
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Fiji snubs Australia's envoy safety call
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080518/2/16wkc.html
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"Fiji's government said the request had been denied because
the responsibility for the safety of diplomatic missions
rested with it."
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OUR COUNTRY, NOT YOURS
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JAPAN
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Japan puts claim to disputed islands on school curriculum:
report
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080518/19/16wkp.html
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"Japan claimed the islets in 1905 after winning a war with
Russia in the region and went on to annex the entire Korean
peninsula from 1910 until its 1945 defeat in World War II."
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NEW WAR-KIDS
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CZECH REPUBLIC
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Record number of property foreclosures in 2007
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http://www.praguepost.com/articles/2008/04/16/record-number-of-property-foreclosures-in-2007.php
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"number of foreclosures was 40 percent higher than it was
in 2006."
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UK
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__| EU NEEDS TO KICK OUT UK |__
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MI5 linked to Max Mosley sex scandal
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http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article3953837.ece
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"MI5 officer...forced to resign after admitting that his
wife was a prostitute who took part in a notorious “Nazi-
style orgy” with Max Mosley, the Formula One racing chief."
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MI5:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MI5
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Max Mosley | "Nazi orgy" allegations
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Mosley#.22Nazi_orgy.22_allegations
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and
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UK Carriers safe: Other war-tech ripe for the chopper
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/05/18/blighty_carrier_deal_announced/print.html
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"new UK carriers...will not be nuclear-propelled." "As a
result, the Brit carriers --though easily big enough--
won't have catapults at all.  This means that they won't
be able to launch normal carrier planes"
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and
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**  Australian state government to probe Agent Orange claims
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080518/19/16wl9.html
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"The Sun-Herald reported that Australian defence [= war]
scientists sprayed the toxic defoliant in rainforest near
Innisfail in 1966.
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Foliage in the area, which is about 100 metres from the
town's water supply, has never properly regrown."
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Innisfail, Queensland | Agent Orange Controversy:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Innisfail%2C_Queensland#Agent_Orange_Controversy
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AND
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Agent Orange town
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http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/agent-orange-town/2008/05/18/1210765247617.html?page=fullpage#contentSwap1
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"Australia and Britain opened a joint tropical research
unit at Innisfail in 1962.
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"These tests carried out between 1964 and 1966 were the
first tests of Agent Orange"
`
"a file which could indicate much wider testing in a
project called Operation Desert had gone missing.
`
The contents were marked 'too disturbing to ever be re-
leased.'"
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"They've always used Innisfail as guinea pigs. They did
it in World War II and they did it during Vietnam.  It's
time to set it right."
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NOW YOU KNOW WHAT TROPICAL RESEARCH *MEANS*
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5  LATAM
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CUBA
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José Ramón Machado Ventura | Speech at "Poverty, Inequality,
[Ex]clusion" Roundtable | 5th Summit of European Union–Latin
America and the Caribbean
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http://www.granma.cu/ingles/2008/mayo/sabado17/machado2.html
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"The principle of sovereignty cannot be sacrificed in the
name of an order that consolidates the hegemony of an ag-
gressive superpower."
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May 14, 2008

OREO 05 14 08

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 2:13 pm

OREO 05 14 08

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OREO 05 14 08
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition: 1 ]
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition:  ]
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1  DISORDER
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Hundreds Are Arrested in U.S. Sweep of [Kosher] Meat Plant
[in Postville, Iowa]
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/13/us/13immig.html
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"country’s largest producer of meat that is glatt kosher"
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Kosher foods:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glatt_kosher#Kosher_slaughter_and_preparation
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"The term glatt kosher (although it is often used colloqui-
ally to mean 'strictly kosher') literally means 'smooth',
and properly refers to meat where the lungs have absolutely
no adhesions (i.e. scars from previous inflammation)"
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THAT'S KOSHER, THIS AIN'T!
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"raid had been planned for months" "arrested more than 300
workers." "would not say how many people had been rounded
up beyond...300"

"Federal officials leased an expansive fairground area in
nearby [?] Waterloo to process and house the arrested work-
ers."
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Postville, [Allamakee and Clayton Counties,] Iowa:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postville%2C_Iowa
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Waterloo, [Black Hawk County,] Iowa:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waterloo%2C_Iowa
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As part of the planning for months...
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"a former plant supervisor had told investigators that a
methamphetamine laboratory had operated at the plant"
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__DAY 3__
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Suicides Point to Gaps in Treatment | Errors in Psychiatric
Diagnoses and Drugs Plague Strained Immigration System
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/nation/specials/immigration/cwc_d3p1.html
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/nation/specials/immigration/cwc_d3p2.html
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/nation/specials/immigration/cwc_d3p3.html
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and
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Five Detainees Who Took Their Lives
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/12/AR2008051202694.html
`
`
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Liberia bans food exports to protect rice supply
`
http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080512/D90K82800.html
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"profiteers have been taking advantage of its cheap rice
prices to truck the grain...to neighboring countries to
sell at higher prices."
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__SUPERPOWER TAKEOVER__
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** US wants to boost Trinidad [and Tobago] energy ties
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080514/D90L5CLG0.html

"U.S. Energy Secretary...says it is 'absolutely necessary'
to protect the two countries' oil and gas pipelines and
drilling platforms."
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Trinidad and Tobago:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trinidad_and_tobago
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Image: Trinidad and Tobago-CIA WFB Map.png:
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CLOSE TO COAST OF VENEZUELA
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2  AFRICA
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Morocco urged to probe migrant deaths 
`
http://www.afrol.com/articles/28890
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Instead of high-tech MACHINE GUNNING RAFTS,
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Low-tech KNIFING INFLATABLE RAFTS
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (PALESTINE)
`
Belief in God 'childish,' Jews not chosen people: Einstein
letter
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http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=080513122249.m3ds3b6j&show_article=1
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""As far as my experience goes, they are no better than
other human groups, although they are protected from the
worst cancers by a lack of power."
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"the letter [was] written on January 3, 1954"
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Einstein died April 18, 1955.
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Einstein "declined an invitation to become Israel's second
president"
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1st prez was Chaim Weizmann: 17 May 1948 to 9 November 1952.
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Palestinian refugee:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palestinian_refugees
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"a Palestinian refugee [is] a person 'whose normal place of
residence was Palestine between June 1946 and May 1948, who
lost both their homes and means of livelihood as a result of
the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict."
`
The 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict had its beginnings in the
1947-1948 civil war in British Mandatory Palestine.
`
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Palestinian [puppet] PM criticizes Israel's celebrations
`
http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080513/D90L0BN00.html
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"How can you?" wailed Fayyad.
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IT'S EASY.  THIS IS THE TRIGGER.  PULL IT.
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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Army suffering 'critical weaknesses' due to Iraq
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/frontline/1952772/Army-suffering-%27critical-weaknesses%27-due-to-Iraq.html
`
"This means the planning assumptions will have to be changed
by reducing our overseas commitments, or else the Government
will have to increase the size of the Armed Forces."
`
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Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Tuesday, 13 May 2008
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http://www.albasrah.net/en_articles_2008/0508/iraqiresistancereport_130508.htm
`
Item 1: US helicopter gun ship sparks fire in Iraq’s biggest
[>] food market Tuesday, as American forces continue to at-
tack the Jaysh al-Mahdi despite cease-fire accord.  American
troops shoot at fire trucks to prevent their extinguishing
the blaze as dozens of stores go up in flame
`
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INDIA
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Police report 60 killed by [7] bombs in western India [Jaipur
city, Rajasthan state]
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080513/ap_on_re_as/india_explosions
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"[T]he blasts are part of a big conspiracy," cries "India's
junior home minister".
`
Well, yes.
`
The Superpower's Special Forces Command planned and, with
the help of local agents, executed these bombings.
`
The blasts are an obvious counter to the successful series
of state-level
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ANTI-TERRORISM
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conferences organized by Darul Uloom Deoband (Deoband house
of knowledge).
`
Right away, The Superpower's State Department issued a state-
ment:
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"The United States stands with the government and people of
India in their ongoing fight to eliminate the scourge terror-
ism."
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Note the compact formulation "the scourge terrorism" instead
of the ordinary formulation "the scourge of terrorism."  The
former unwittingly suggests the actual case --real terrorism
countering supposed terrorism.
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See:
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OREO 04 06 08 | ASIA | INDIA | "Clerics denounce terrorism
at Hyderabad meet"
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http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/O-r-e-o/message/372
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and
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OREO 04 27 08 | ASIA | INDIA | "Gujarat probe fuelling
terror tendency: Bhatt"
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http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/O-r-e-o/message/395
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Mahesh Bhatt:
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http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/entertainment/mahesh-bhatt.html
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"In 1998, his movie Zakhm ran into trouble with the
censor board because of critical references to the 1993
Mumbai riots.  This movie told the story of his Muslim
mother and the pressure she suffered for her relation
with his Hindu father Nanabhai Bhatt --who was himself
a well known film producer."
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Bombay Riots:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai_riots
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again:
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Mahesh Bhatt:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahesh_Bhatt
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Indians Bristle at U.S. Criticism on Food Prices
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/14/business/worldbusiness/14food.html
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"money spent in the United States on liposuction to get
rid of fat from excess consumption could be funneled to
feed famine victims."
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INDONESIA
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UN on defensive over controversial E Timor appointment
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080514/21/16uu6.html
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"sends a message that there is one law for the powerful, and
another for the poor."
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THAT, EXACTLY, IS "THE RULE OF LAW"
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MYANMAR
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Official: Thai [medical] team to go Myanmar cyclone area
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080514/D90LBT5O0.html
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"scheduled [to go] on Friday"
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4 EUROPE
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EUSKAL HERRIA
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Bombing in Spain [?] kills one, injures four
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080514/2/16un1.html
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"A booby-trapped van exploded outside a civil guard barracks
in...Basque country"
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IRELAND
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IRA dissidents blamed for bomb
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080514/D90L4U1O0.html
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"detonated as the officer was driving to work Monday night
near Castlederg" "suffered serious leg wounds"
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Castlederg | The Troubles:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castlederg#The_Troubles
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ITALY
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Reports: Acquittals overturn in Vatican Radio case
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080513/D90L0OA83.html
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"Cardinal Roberto Tucci, formerly head of the radio's manage-
ment committee, and the Rev. Pasquale Borgomeo, its former
director general" "electromagnetic emissions were a health
hazard and violated environmental limits."
`
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5  LATAM
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CUBA
`
USAID replaces corrupt Franco with ex-CANF capo
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http://www.granma.cu/ingles/2008/mayo/mar13/franco.html
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Cuban American National Foundation:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuban_American_National_Foundation
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BRAZIL
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Blacks to outnumber whites in Brazil
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080513/D90KVR600.html
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"first time since slavery was abolished" "decades away [?]
from racial equality"
`
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6  SUPERPOWER
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Hewlett-Packard dives into debt market to fund $13.9bn EDS
offer
`
http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/technology/article3926754.ece
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"Fitch, the credit rating agency, said that it 'expects the
vast majority of the purchase price to be debt-financed.'"
`
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7  $$$$
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Retail Sales Dip for Second Time in 2 Months
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http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/us/AP-Economy.html
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"much of that weakness stemmed from a 2.8 percent plunge
in car sales, the biggest setback in this category in 10
months."
`
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Housing Prices Tumble in Two-Thirds of U.S. Cities
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http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=arfjFulEBNJ0&refer=worldwide
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"median price for a single-family home in the U.S. dropped
7.7 percent in the first quarter, the biggest decline in at
least 29 years"
`
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Italian Aerospace Company to Buy U.S. Technology Firm
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/13/business/worldbusiness/13deal.html
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"securing a bigger presence in the growing United States
military market, which accounts for [>] half the world’s
military spending."
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May 10, 2008

OREO 05 10 08

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 6:37 pm

OREO 05 10 08

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OREO 05 10 08
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition: 1 ]
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition:  ]
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1  DISORDER
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**  Commando leaders shift away from Rumsfeld strategy [?]
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080510/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/commando_war_plan
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"The [Special Operations] command's primary focus is to
ensure [specific mission] plans are fused into a broader
strategy for defeating extremist ideologies."
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Extremist ideologies?  DEFENDING YOUR COUNTRY
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The Center for Special Operations tracks "more than 200
countries that are havens for terrorists, potential U.S.
partners, or both."
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The command's extremist ideology?
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"indirect warfare, a slow and disciplined process that
involves training foreign militaries and providing hu-
manitarian, financial and civic backing to [duh] areas
viewed as possible terrorist breeding grounds."
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TARGET: THE WORLD
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and
`
Is it Time to Invade Burma?
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http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1739053,00.html
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`
High Prices for Staple Foods Dip, but Volatile Markets
Persist 
`
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/09/business/worldbusiness/09food.html
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In fact:
`
"United States corn prices hit yet another record on
Thursday, just above $6.30 a bushel"
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"Most corn is not used for food; it is used for animal
feed and, increasingly, for ethanol production.  The
high corn prices of recent years have prompted farmers
to plant more of it, displacing crops like wheat and
contributing to higher food prices."
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3 suspended for not standing for Pledge of Allegiance
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http://www.startribune.com/nation/18800444.html
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NO WORRY!  WE'LL GRADUATE 'EM
DUMBER THAN WHEN THEY CAME IN
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Barrister shot at least five times by police
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1941880/Mark-Saunders-shot-at-least-five-times-by-police.html
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"Investigators...refused to rule out the possibility that
...[Mark] Saunders was trying to commit 'suicide by cop.'"
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THE BU$H PLAN (PALESTINE)
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Gaza-Egypt border opens temporarily: Hamas
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080510/15/16sxw.html
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"allow Palestinians wounded in clashes with Israel, and
other medical cases, to leave Gaza for treatment"
`
`
`
THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
`
Military adds armor to Iraq vehicles as roadside bombs
surge
`
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080509/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/armored_vehicles
`
A
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"in the past three months" "roadside bomb incidents...in-
creased about 10 percent, while casualties [= killed and
wounded] dropped by more than 40 percent."
`
That's overall.  In particular:
`
"EFP [explosively formed penetrators] incidents...jumped
by nearly 40 percent, while casualties related to those
attacks went down by about 17 percent."
`
Dropped 40 % ?  Down 17 % ?
`
It's in the water?  No, it's in the military.
`
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B
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"extra protection...is being added to vehicles destined
for hot battleground areas." "the additional [side!] armor,
...increases the vehicle's weight by as much as 5,000
pounds."
`
"[>] mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles" ("pronoun-
ced 'M-raps'") are already ungainly: they "have a V-shaped
hull and sit about 36 inches off the ground"
`
Explosively formed penetrator | Use in improvised explo-
sive devices:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Explosively_formed_penetrators#Use_in_improvised_explosive_devices
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"these charges are extremely dangerous, even to the new
generation of MRAPs (which are made to withstand an anti-
tank [>] mine)"
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Anti-tank mine:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-tank_mine
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POLISHED RICE SPECIAL
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Blackwater unlikely to face charges in Iraq shooting
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080509/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/blackwater_prosecutions
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"all but ensuring the company will keep its multimillion-
dollar contract to protect U.S. diplomats."
`
`
Rocket Hits BBC Bureau in Baghdad [Green Zone]
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http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,354721,00.html
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Insurgents took "advantage of a sudden sandstorm".
`
`
`
THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
`
Protesters clash with police in Afghan east, 2 dead
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080510/15/16sww.html
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"Several thousand protesters had blocked a highway through
Nangarhar province linking the capital Kabul with Pakistan.
They said they were demonstrating against the killing of
three civilians in the area by foreign forces"
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Nangarhar Province:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nangarhar_province
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Military considering new cremation policies
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080509/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/military_cremations
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"crematorium contracted by the military handles both human
and animal cremations."
`
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Interna-
tional:
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http://www.spca.com/
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SPCA International
POB 1230
Washington  DC    20013-1230
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`
THE BU$H PLAN (PAKISTAN)
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Army's Chief Liaison to Pakistan Is Pulled From Assignment
`
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/09/AR2008050903156.html
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"because of controversy in that country over his past
command" at Gitmo.
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INDELIBLE
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AUSTRALIA
`
Hobart [, Tasmania] greets 3,000 US sailors
`
http://au.biz.yahoo.com/080510/31/1qhtg.html
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Hobart:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hobart
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`
SRI LANKA
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Tamil Tigers attack as Sri Lanka holds key local polls
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080510/19/16svi.html
`
"Sea Tiger commandos managed to infiltrate the tightly
guarded port of Trincomalee in the early hours, holing
the cargo ship as it was being loaded with ammunition
destined for government troops."
`
Trincomalee:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trincomalee
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"home to the Sri Lankan naval base and Sri Lankan Air
Force base."
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`
VIET NAM
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Vietnam starts construction on 6 billion dollar oil-refin-
ery
`
http://au.biz.yahoo.com/080510/33/1qi0c.html
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"its second oil refinery"  PetroVietnam "set up a joint-
venture with its counterparts from Japan and Kuwait"
`
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4 EUROPE
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`
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
`
Speech at the Military Parade marking the 63rd Anniversary
of Victory in the Great Patriotic War
`
http://www.kremlin.ru/eng/text/speeches/2008/05/09/1642_type127286_200449.shtml
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"It is thanks to you [veterans] that May 9 will forever be
the date of our people’s liberation, the date marking the
start of a new period in world history."
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WIPEOUT: OCTOBER 25 (NOVEMBER 7) 1917
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"Our fathers and grandfathers...ushered in an era of peace-
ful achievements and victories for many generations to come."
`
WIPEOUT: THE SUPERPOWER'S COLD WAR
`
WIPEOUT: DEATH OF THE SOVIET UNION (1956)
`
WIPEOUT: DEATH OF THE PRETENDED SOVIET UNION (1991)
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WIPEOUT: THE SUPERPOWER'S SHOCK THERAPY
`
"We must take extremely seriously any attempts to...revise
borders."
`
CHECHNYA IS OURS, OURS, OURS!
`
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Transcript of Meeting of the Russian Federation State Duma
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http://www.kremlin.ru/eng/text/speeches/2008/05/08/1845_type82913type82917_200468.shtml
`
Prime minister Putin presents his programme.
`
`
`
UK
`
Gordon Brown claims a Brit invented the iPod
`
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/05/09/gordon_brown_claims_brit_invented_ipod/
`
EU NEEDS TO KICK OUT UK
`
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6  SUPERPOWER
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Questions of Rent Tactics by Private Equity
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/09/business/09rent.html?ref=business&pagewanted=all
`
"Tenants have been sued repeatedly for unpaid rent that
has already been received by the landlords; they have been
sent false notices of rent bills, lease terminations and
nonrenewals; and they have been accused of illegal sub-
lets."
`
SPECIAL OPERATIONS
`
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7  $$$$
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Federal regulators close Arkansas bank ANB Financial
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http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/080509/bank_closed.html
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"third closure this year of an FDIC-insured bank."
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May 5, 2008

OREO 05 05 08

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 2:22 pm

OREO 05 05 08

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OREO 05 05 08
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition: 1 ]
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition:  ]
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1  DISORDER
`
`
Fareed Zakaria | Newsweek | "The Rise of the Rest" | May 3,
2008
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http://www.newsweek.com/id/135380/output/print
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I.   The End of Pax Americana
II.  The Good News
III. A New Nationalism
IV.  The Next American Century
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"Americans —-particularly the American government-— have not
really understood the rise of the rest."
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Water crisis: Delhi getting angry, desperate
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http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/StoryPage.aspx?id=e5884235-4dde-4ef7-a8d3-6e08ffeabd8c&&Headline=Water+crisis%3a+Delhi+getting+angry%2c+desperate
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"Areas of west, south-west, north, north-west and outer Delhi
areas have not received water since last week."
`
`
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UN food body 'should be scrapped'
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7383628.stm
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"[Senegal president Abdoulaye] Wade said the Food and Agri-
culture Organisation (FAO) was itself largely to blame for
the price rises. 
`
His comments came as bakers in Nigeria began a week-long na-
tional strike in protest at the cost of flour and sugar. 
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__EXPOSE__
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Few Details on Immigrants Who Died in U.S. Custody
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/05/nyregion/05detain.html?hp=&pagewanted=all
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"immigration detention, a patchwork of federal centers,
county jails and privately run prisons that has become
the nation’s fastest-growing form of incarceration."
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"difficulty of getting information about the fate of peo-
ple taken into immigration custody, even when they die."
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THE BU$H PLAN (SOMALIA)
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Mogadishu rocked by food demonstrations
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http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSL0511343220080505
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"The whole city is up in smoke."
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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**  Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Saturday, 3 May
2008
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http://www.albasrah.net/en_articles_2008/0508/iraqiresistancereport_030508.htm
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Item 2: US announces death of Marine from wounds, three
years after his injury
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"22-year-old Marine was burned over 95 percent of his body"
"100 surgical operations in the ensuing 17 months"
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Johnny Got His Gun: Review:
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http://www.tvguide.com/movies/johnny-got-gun/review/102817
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One (Metallica song) | Concept:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_%28Metallica_song%29#Concept
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American Morse code | Comparison of American ([now] obso-
lete) and International Morse:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Morse_code#Comparison_of_American_.28obsolete.29_and_International_Morse
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Two Subway Cars Derail In Midtown Manhattan
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http://wcbstv.com/topstories/NYC.Subway.Derailment.2.715814.html
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"hundreds of passengers"
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Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Sunday, 4 May 2008
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http://www.albasrah.net/en_articles_2008/0508/iraqiresistancereport_040508.htm
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Item 1: US helicopter gunship kills three children rummaging
for empty bottles in impoverished district of Baghdad.  Four
dead, 41 wounded in 24 hours as savage US offensive against
Sadr Movement continues to reap civilian casualties."
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Pipe bomb blasts San Diego courthouse, no injuries
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http://www.reuters.com/article/domesticNews/idUSN0432794820080504
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At "San Diego's federal courthouse"
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THE BU$H PLAN (PHILIPPINES)
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Philippine Maoist rebels kill 3 soldiers
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080505/2/16qgi.html
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"wounding 18 others"  NPA is "Active in 69 of 81 provinces
across the Philippines"
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New People's Army:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_People%27s_Army
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CHECHNYA
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Chechnya bomb [in Grozny] kills five [puppet] police
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7383641.stm
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"detonated by remote control at a police checkpoint."
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Forgeries revealed in the National Archives
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http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article3867853.ece
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"29 documents from 12 separate files were all forgeries
inserted into its records."
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The National Archives [UK]:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_National_Archives
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Central bankers doubt they can act on food prices
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http://www.reuters.com/article/ousiv/idUSL0512998320080505?sp=true
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"we have to observe, monitor, but we cannot use monetary
policy tools to manage this problem," said Polish National
Bank President Slawomir Skrzypek."
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OREO 05 01 08

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 3:00 pm

OREO 05 01 08

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OREO 05 01 08
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition: 2 ]
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition: 1 ]
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1  DISORDER
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Documents show US considered using nuclear weapons
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080430/ap_on_go_ot/us_nuclear
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"The idea of using nuclear weapons to prevent the Chinese
from using ships and aircraft to isolate Nationalist-held
islands in the strait [= the 2 Quemoys] was accepted by
Eisenhower's Cabinet —-except for Secretary of State John
Foster Dulles, who was away on vacation."
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Presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower | Administration and
Cabinet:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presidency_of_Dwight_D._Eisenhower#Administration_and_Cabinet
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Shortages Threaten Farmers’ Key Tool: Fertilizer
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/30/business/worldbusiness/30fertilizer.html
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"Without chemical fertilizer, forget it.  The game is over.”
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ON THE AGENDA: STARVATION WARFARE
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Siphoning Off Corn to Fuel Our Cars | As farmers feed
ethanol plants, a costly link is forged between food
and oil
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/29/AR2008042903092_pf.html
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"The price of grain is now directly tied to the price of
oil.  We used to have a grain economy and a fuel economy.
But now they're beginning to fuse."
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ON THE AGENDA: STARVATION WARFARE
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Huge archive of Nazi-era documents marks opening to public
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080430/D90CDUV09.html
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"vast archive of concentration camp logs...and other
German wartime documents formally opened to visitors
Wednesday" "visitors have to ask for an appointment"
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International Tracing Service:
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http://www.its-arolsen.org
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UGANDA
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Ugandan Party and Government Military Delegation Feted &
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Kim Yong Nam Meets Ugandan Party and Government Military
Delegation &
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Talks Held between Delegation of WPK and Ugandan Party
and Government Military Delegation
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April 30, 2008 | Items 5-7
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http://www.kcna.co.jp/index-e.htm
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Yoweri Museveni:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoweri_Kaguta_Museveni
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Military raids Uganda paper
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http://www.afrol.com/articles/28772
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"[Reporters Without Frontiers in Paris] said 'sedition
charges should be a thing of the past in a modern coun-
try.'"
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IN A "REGIME-CHANGE" WORLD,
THAT'S A SUPERPOWER FANTASY
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (PALESTINE)
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Israel moves to shutter West Bank charity it links to Hamas
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080430/D90CE4KG0.html
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"While the association denies any links with Hamas, the
military says it plans to close all the charity's opera-
tions, which include a boarding school for 600 disadvan-
taged children, several day schools and a bakery."
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__WHAT IS SOCIOCIDE?__
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"Israel is weakening Palestinian society.  It's harming
the most vulnerable group of Palestinians."
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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__TO DIE OVER A LIE__
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US troop deaths push monthly toll to 7-month high in Iraq 
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080430/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq
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__TO HAVE TO LIE OVER A LIE__
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Fearing stigma, US soldiers hide mental problems: study
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080430/ts_afp/ushealthmilitary
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__TO DIE OVER A LIE__
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Former U.S. Commander at Baghdad Airport Dies from
'Depression'
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http://www.heyetnet.org/en/index.php
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"Christy, Lt. Col, USAF, passed away April 21, 2008 in
Colorado Springs after an extended bout of anxiety and
depression."
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__TO HAVE TO COMMIT CRIMES OVER A LIE__
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Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Wednesday, 30 April
2008
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http://www.albasrah.net/en_articles_2008/0408/iraqiresistancereport_300408.htm
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Item 7: US offensive against Sadr Movement in April leaves
321 people dead, 834 wounded, most of them civilians –-
Iraqi [puppet] government source declares.
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"The US-led offensive began in late March following the
collapse of the offensive led by the American-backed Iraqi
[puppet] regime against the Jaysh al-Mahdi.  When the in-
ability of the [puppet] Nuri al-Maliki regime to defeat
the Jaysh al-Mahdi became apparent, the US stepped in to
launch its own offensive."
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THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
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__TO HAVE TO PAY THE PRICE OVER A LIE__
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Blasts in Afghanistan kill 1 NATO soldier, 8 civilians
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"blast targeting a NATO patrol south of Kabul killed an
alliance soldier and wounded four others"
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EUSKAL HERRIA
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MH  Officials: 3 bombs explode in Spanish Basque region
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Rather, 3 bombs explode in Basque region in Spain
 
http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080501/D90CKPC80.html
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"All three blasts, which occurred on...May Day, targeted
labor-related [Spanish] government buildings."
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BELARUS
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Belarus Expels 10 U.S. Diplomats in Sanctions Dispute
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/30/AR2008043002380.html
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"latest step would reduce the number of American diplomats
in Belarus to five."
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WAY TOO MANY.  THERE'S EMAIL.
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5  LATAM
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REMITTANCES
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Fewer Latino Immigrants Send Money Home
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/01/us/01immig.html
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"In the survey, 61 percent of Latinos who were American
citizens and 66 percent of those who were legal immigrants
said that discrimination had become a major problem for
them."
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Inter-American Development Bank:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inter-American_Development_Bank
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CUBA
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Raúl Castro Ruz | ** Continuing to perfect the work of the
Party and its authority before the masses | Text | April
28, 2008
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http://www.granma.cu/ingles/2008/abril/mar29/Speech-Raul-Castro-Ruz.html
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"Food production should be a primary task for Party
leaders, who must be conscious of the fact that, in the
present and as far as the future may be discerned, [food
production] is a matter of maximum national security."
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Navy forms [4th] fleet to serve Western Hemisphere
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http://www.govexec.com/story_page.cfm?articleid=39908&dcn=todaysnews
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"Navy...is mindful of events in Cuba  and the chance of
another mass migration from the island, which happened
in the 1980s and 1990s when thousands fled by small boats
for U.S. shores."
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ON THE AGENDA: STARVATION WARFARE
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and, returning to Raul's speech:
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"if the extreme right in the United States is able to
prevail again in the November elections —-which is not
certain, but is a real possibility-— the global climate
of instability and violence will continue and could in-
crease, directly affecting our country."
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__DIRTY WAR__
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ARGENTINA
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**  Another Dirty War witness goes missing
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080430/D90CD7EG3.html
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"[Juan Evaristo] Puthod isn't the first witness to disap-
pear [!] since Argentina renewed its effort to prosecute
Dirty War crimes.  Construction worker Jorge Julio Lopez
hasn't been seen since September 2006, shortly after his
testimony helped convict a former Buenos Aires provincial
police chief of dirty war crimes."
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Forced disappearance:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disappeared
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GUATEMALA
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Guatemala to review pending adoptions
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080501/D90CK3PO1.html
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"investigation of Casa Quivira adoption agency turned up
a slew of irregularities, including at least five cases
in which birth mothers were allegedly given false identi-
ties to avoid having to seek permission from family mem-
bers and a judge to give up their babies."
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NO MORE MASS KIDNAPPINGS
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VENEZUELA
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Chavez orders expropriation of Venezuela's largest steel
maker
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080501/D90CK7F00.html
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"Chavez ordered Sidor nationalized earlier this month,
siding with workers who sought improved salaries and
benefits."
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Ternium:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ternium
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Techint:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Techint
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Venezuelan ex-general sentenced in 2003 bombings
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080430/D90CCD3G0.html
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"sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for bombing
attacks on Spanish and Colombian diplomatic missions in
Venezuela's capital."
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"Venezuelan officials said at the time that the bombings
were meant to destabilize the government of President...
Chavez"
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Strategy of tension [= false-flag terror]:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strategy_of_tension
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G.M. Posts $3.3 Billion Loss
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/30/business/30auto-web.html
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"loss included a $1.45 billion write-down in the value of
G.M.’s interest in...General Motors Acceptance Corporation."
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