Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Another Angle 11 - October - 2006

News others won't tell you


Al and Jesse were right, there is voter fraud…hahaha
The Justice Department has chosen this no-stoplight, courthouse town buried in the eastern Mississippi prairie for an unusual civil rights test: the first federal lawsuit under the Voting Rights Act accusing blacks of suppressing the rights of whites.

FBI investigating actions of Specter staff member
In an Aug. 21 letter, FBI official Joseph Persichini Jr. told Specter, R-Pa., that the bureau is investigating "allegations of possible criminal misconduct" by staff member Vicki Siegel Herson. Persichini also asked for a copy of a report summarizing the results of an investigation of Siegel and other Specter employees with relatives who are lobbyists. Specter's former chief of staff, William Reynolds, carried out the investigation. The federal probe stems from a February report by USA TODAY about Siegel. Specter helped direct $48.7 million in Pentagon spending over the past five years to clients of her lobbyist husband, Michael Herson.

40 Years Later, Black Panthers Look Back
Bobby Seale never expected to see the 40th anniversary of the Black Panther Party he co-founded with Huey Newton. "A lot of times I thought I would be dead," he says.
The Black Panther Party officially existed for just 16 years. But its reach has endured far longer, something Seale and other party members will commemorate when they reunite in Oakland this weekend.

Los Alamos Missing Plutonium for 150 Nuclear Bombs


N Korea threatens war against U.S.
"If the U.S. keeps pestering us and increases pressure, we will regard it as a declaration of war and will take a series of physical corresponding measures," the statement, said without specifying what those measures could be.

Media blasted for blind eye to white terrorism
Two extreme right sympathisers, including a candidate for the British National Party in the last local elections, are in custody after police in Lancashire uncovered what they believe are the largest amount of chemical explosives ever found.

40 nations facing food shortages
Food insecurity is reported in several West African countries, including Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, while emergency food assistance continues to be needed in Chad, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Will Israel bomb Iran?


Iraqi parliament passes federalism bill

Army: Troops to Stay in Iraq Until 2010
"This is not a prediction that things are going poorly or better," Schoomaker told reporters. "It's just that I have to have enough ammo in the magazine that I can continue to shoot as long as they want us to shoot."


Rebuilding America's Defenses
The document from the group that brought you the latest version of BushCo.


Ohio foreclosures keep climbing
The national foreclosure rate jumped nearly 24 percent in August, while Ohio moved down two spots and posted the seventh-highest rate among the states, according to real estate information firm RealtyTrac Inc.
In its monthly report, RealtyTrac said Ohio had 7,468 properties entering some stage of foreclosure last month, up 36.1 percent from July and 63.4 percent from August 2005. Ohio had one property in foreclosure for every 640 households, the firm said.

Marketplace Report: Natural Gas vs. Fuel Oil
U.S. residents who heat their homes with natural gas this winter can expect lower heating bills, while those who use fuel oil may pay more than last year


Pyongyang 1, Bush 0
Pyongyang has refused to cry "uncle." Instead, it has replied in kind. With its missile launches in July and its recently announced nuclear test, Pyongyang has demonstrated that it can be as stubborn and as enamored of military playthings as the Bush administration.


Can a jet fuel/hydrocarbon fire collapse a steel structure? An experiment.


The Cake Lady: Welcome at the Office
During the past year, I've become very popular at work. Not for my brains. Not for my beauty. For my Bundt pans.

Ths makes a great coffee cake - make sure your cake mold is well greased as the cake might stick to the bottom.


Keith Jarrett's Transfixing Tour de Force
Those familiar with Jarrett as a pianist will appreciate the chance to hear him develop music in situations where his facility is limited. He's not an accomplished flute player, for example, but his lines are played with deep commitment and an almost primal fire -- it turns out he's just as compelling when he's grasping for a simple, clear thought on an unfamiliar instrument as he is unloading some major pianistic run-on sentence.


Sutton Impact: Superwoodward Returns!