Thursday, 8 April 2010

Army to remove replica mosques on North Yorks range
The MoD wants to meet with representatives of the Muslim community
The Ministry of Defence has agreed to take down replica mosques which were being used by the British Army on a North Yorkshire firing range.

A Muslim group had demanded the removal of the structures at Catterick and accused the Army of reinforcing negative perceptions of Muslims.

LABOUR'S 59 ALL-WOMEN SHORTLISTS BANNING MEN FROM STANDING FOR THEIR 'FAIR' PARTY AT GENERAL ELECTION
For the General Election called on Tuesday, Labour have banned men from standing as their candidates in 59 seats (full list below). This site is apolitical but no man should vote Labour in any of these seats because they have been sexually discriminated against.

Will US nuke Iran?
Assuming for the sake of argument that Iran builds itself a nuclear weapon what should the US do? Two senior members of the top foreign policy think tank, the Council on Foreign Relations, James Lindsay and Ray Takeyh, have no doubts.

The wax melts
Worries about Greece’s ability to roll over its maturing debt are giving way to bigger fears

Cows Absolved of Global Warming Contribution
Grazing by cows or sheep can cut emissions of nitrous oxide — a powerful greenhouse gas — in grasslands from China to the United States, according to a study that overturns past belief that farm animals stoke releases.

Calm and reason about global warming. Imagine that
In Washington, the Independent Women’s Forum’s campaign, Balanced Education for Everyone, advocates that parents take control of their children’s education, “especially when it comes to alarmist global warming indoctrination.”Here are some women who get it right.

HOW MUCH OIL IS LEFT?
One of the world’s foremost educators on Peak Oil, Richard Heinberg, in an exclusive interview for MMNews: “We are currently seeing the end of economic growth as we have known it.” Further on, he talks about the financial / economic crisis, monetary changes vis-à-vis a shrinking energy supply, and the Century of Declines: “Peak Everything.”

Cut benefits 'to get Neets back to work': MPs demand 'radical' crackdown on young jobless
Young people not in employment, education or training should be stripped of benefits to force them into the workplace, a report from MPs demands.
A 'radical' crackdown is needed to reduce the numbers of so- called Neets, similar to a clampdown in Holland that has seen benefits taken away from those aged under 27 who 'get money and sit at home'.
The MPs say this could be achieved by allowing Neets to claim Jobseeker's Allowance only if they take part in training or education

NUMBER OF CARS ON BRITISH ROADS PLUNGE
The number of cars on Britain's roads has fallen

THE number of cars on Britain’s roads last year fell for the first time since the Second World War

Ron Paul Discusses America’s Moral Decline & Economic Collapse (Video)

H1N1 Spread Linked to Seasonal Flu Shots
The four new studies conducted by Canadian researchers conclude that the traditional seasonal flu vaccine seems to have boosted the risk of infection with pandemic H1N1 swine flu by almost double.

Iran Warns It Will Hit U.S. Troops If Attacked
Iran’s president said on Thursday he would not plead with opponents of Tehran’s nuclear program in order to avoid sanctions as Russia and the United States said new measures might be necessary.

Wikileaks to release new video showing murder of scores of Afghan civilians
Wikileaks, the scourge of governments from China to the US, will soon release a video related to this killing of more than a hundred innocent Afghan civilians in May 2009. This comes on the backdrop of the release of helicopter footage of the slaying of Iraqis in 2007. Take note of what the US were saying when the news broke last year of the casualties:

Iraq War Vet: "We Were Told to Just Shoot People, and the Officers Would Take Care of Us"
On Monday, April 5, Wikileaks.org posted video footage from Iraq, taken from a US military Apache helicopter in July 2007 as soldiers aboard it killed 12 people and wounded two children. The dead included two employees of the Reuters news agency: photographer Namir Noor-Eldeen and driver Saeed Chmagh.

The US military confirmed the authenticity of the video.

The footage clearly shows an unprovoked slaughter, and is shocking to watch whilst listening to the casual conversation of the soldiers in the background.

As disturbing as the video is, this type of behavior by US soldiers in Iraq is not uncommon.

Gordon Brown pledges 'five more years' as Prime Minister if Labour wins

Greece sinks deeper as loan costs hit record highs
ATHENS (AFP) – Greece sank deeper into the financial mire as its borrowing costs soared to new heights on Thursday despite the government and European Central Bank insisting it did not need immediate help.

Michael Caine launches Tory 'national service for teenagers'
The Oscar-winning actor Sir Michael Caine made a scene-stealing appearance in the election campaign today to endorse the Tories' proposed National Citizen Service, which David Cameron predicted would "blow the bloody doors off".

The Conservatives are planning to offer all 16-year-olds the chance to join two-month summer residential courses with outdoor activities and community work to help them find their feet in society and realise their individual potential
(Der nueue Hitler jongen?)

Greek bond spreads hit new high on EU rescue fears
Mounting concern that Greece might default on its sovereign debts sent European stocks and shares into a steep slide today

Here It Comes: Europe Is Facing A Three-Decade Debt Nightmare
Europe has a long three decades ahead of it.

Costs of the financial crisis and an expensive social welfare system will cause public sector debt to skyrocket, according to a report by the Bank for International Settlements. The most shocking estimates are for Britain, where interest payments on debt may hit 27% of GDP.

British petrol prices hit an all-time high

Global Warming “Shrinking Sheep” Theory Debunked
The “man-made” global warming fraud took another knock with the news that a species of sheep said to be both getting smaller and changing colour, is not a consequence of climate change as previously suggested.

'No US troop survives if Iran is attacked'
Major General Hassan Firouzabadi says if the United States attacks Iran, none of the American troops in the region will go back home alive.
Iran's Armed Forces Chief of Staff Major General Hassan Firouzabadi has warned the US against making any military moves on the Islamic Republic.

Israel launches ground incursion into Gaza Strip
Israel has launched a ground incursion into the Gaza Strip with its troops entering the south of the long-blockaded coastal sliver.

Genetically Engineered ‘EnviroPig’ Waiting for Approval in US and Canada
In the race to genetically engineer food that is tastier and cheaper, Canada’s University of Guelph is instead finding a way to produce meat that may be more environmentally friendly. For more than a decade the UoG has been developing the ‘enviropig‘, a genetically modified line of pigs that are better able to digest and process phosphorus


A License Required for your house
This is unbelievable!

Beginning 1 year after enactment of the Cap and Trade Act, you won't be able to sell your home unless you retrofit it to comply with the energy and water efficiency standards of this Act. H.R. 2454, the "Cap & Trade" bill passed by the House of Representatives, if also passed by the Senate, will be the largest tax increase any of us has ever experienced.

Seasonal flu vaccines increase risk of pandemic H1N1 flu, stunned scientists discover
I remember the H1N1 "swine flu" season of 2009 very well. People were rushing out to get vaccinated, scared half to death by the mainstream media which was pushing false reports that the swine flu would kill tens of millions of people and that only a vaccine could save you. The CDC and health authorities were pushing a double-barreled vaccine strategy that demanded people get both a seasonal flu shot as well as an H1N1 pandemic flu shot. Those who questioned the sensibility of vaccines for fighting the flu were attacked as "baby killers" for not kow-towing to the vaccine mythology that drives Big Pharma's profits to record profits nearly every flu season.

Social workers take baby boy after mom refuses to feed him processed junk food
British social workers took a toddler into custody after his parents refused to feed him junk food.
Paul and Lisa Hessey of Bolsover, England, took their two-year-old son Zak to a doctor when he began refusing to eat his mother's cooking and dropped to 17 pounds.

"I thought I was ... going to the best people for advice when Zak began to lose weight," his mother said. "Instead they basically accused me of neglecting him and implied it was all my fault."

Doctors advised Zak's parents to feed him junk food in order to stem his weight loss. His parents, firm believers in healthy eating, refused.

Greece debt fears hit fever pitch
The markets turned against Greece again on Thursday, driving up its borrowing costs to record levels on doubts that the EU will provide a credible rescue

Barack Obama orders killing of US cleric Anwar al-Awlaki
Barack Obama's administration has authorised the assassination of the radical Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a rare move against an American citizen.

The Fate Of The Euro Is Decided

Digital Economy Bill: ‘a bad day for democracy’
The speedy manner in which the Digital Economy Bill has been pushed through Parliament has been called ‘undemocratic’ by the likes of internet service provider TalkTalk, politicians and internet freedom campaigners.


(Or how to corrupt, corrode and ruin a lovely, decent and gentle country)



Ask Labour how to really ruin a country.

Lesson 2:

Create what is effectively a one man dictatorship.

Set up a quangoland where most of the decisions and rules which affect us are made by quangos run by Labour cronies utterly and completely dependent for their salaries and status on Brown, answering solely to Brown and dismissible on the Führer raising his little finger - and not in any way answerable to the electorate and so cannot be removed by us.

For Labour are the real experts.

A real life hero.

And I'm not denigrating our armed forces in any way. Every man jack of them are heroes in my eyes.

This is the story of an ordinary man doing without thinking, an heroic act.

This is the dramatic moment a two-year-old girl was plucked from an icy river after being rescued by her father and a total stranger.

Two-year-old Bridget Sheridan had fallen 20ft into New York's East River after slipping off a gangplank at the South Street Seaport museum.

French tourist Julien Duret immediately jumped into the water to rescue the little girl before she sank beneath the water and handed her to her father David Anderson, who had dived in after him.

Bridget Sheridan

Heroic: French tourist Julien Duret, right, hands Bridget Sheridan to her father David Anderson after they both dived into New York's East River to save her

Mr Anderson, who was visiting from California, spoke of his relief after his child was brought back to safety and opened her eyes after appearing to be 'lifeless' in the water.

He said: 'She was laying on her back, looking up at me, terror in her eyes. The fact she was crying I knew she was fine.'

Meanwhile Mr Duret simply walked off after his selfless act of heroism and was eventually traced by the New York Daily News.

Mr Duret, 29, from Lyon, said he didn't think twice before diving into the chilly waters
on Saturday.

'The emotion took over,' Duret told the Daily News. 'I didn't think at all. It happened very fast. I reacted very fast... I've never done anything like that before.'

Shocked: Mr Duret was amazed to find he was the hero of New York 
after he dived into a river to save a drowning toddler

Shocked: Mr Duret was amazed to find he was the hero of New York after he dived into a river to save a drowning toddler

Duret, an engineer on vacation, was walking with his girlfriend on the pier when he spotted something falling into the water.

He approached the water and looked down. He thought it was a doll; then realised it was a child. He stripped his coat and jumped into the water.

When he reached Bridget, she appeared lifeless, he said. He scooped her up and gave her to her father. David Anderson then lifted his daughter out of the water and she opened her eyes.

Anderson said his daughter slipped through guardrails when he stopped watching her so he could adjust his camera. He spirited her into an ambulance, said Duret, who was handed dry clothes from onlookers. Duret caught a cab shortly after.

It was the final day of Mr Duret's first trip to the city. He said he didn't realise his tale of heroism had captivated New York until he was leaving the next morning.

'I don't really think I'm a hero,' he said. 'Anyone would do the same thing.'

He would never make a PCSO.

Labour benefits system 'discouraged' work, IFS says
Labour's tax and benefits system has discouraged people from going out to work, according to an in-depth report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies

Labour's criminal record – 3,600 new offences, and 86,637 inmates
Labour promised to be tough on crime and its causes. Perhaps that's why it's jailed more people than anyone else in Europe

The Digital Economy Bill: a nightmare of unintended consequences
“Unintended consequences”. That was the phrase used by Labour MP Tom Watson when speaking against the Government’s Digital Economy Bill, a piece of legislation rushed through the Commons tonight which is so vast and all-encompassing that it left MPs debating the finer points of WiFi security (although without much expertise).

Failure


ukipwebmaster — 07 April 2010 — The European Union isn't working. Nigel Farage confronts President Herman van Rompuy yet again with some home truths

Sitting beside Herman van Rompuy is another unelected politician.

Former Labour MEP Richard Corbett was ousted by UK voters yet continues to be employed by the EU in a position of power.

The Post-Democratic era is here.

Having a laugh is the flipside of fear - it's basic psychology

The cartoon alone will make you smile!

Mandelson's Internet censorship bill becomes law (07Apr10)


liarpoliticians — 07 April 2010 — Unelected b@stard Peter Mandelson succeeds in pushing through the internet censorship bill on behalf of his rich friends. Democracy is dead in the UK, another dark day in the history and destruction of the United Kingdom.

Recorded from BBC Parliament Channel, 07 April 2010

Wildlife Park Alert After Wolf Escapes

A wolf sparked a full-scale alert at a wildlife park yesterday after escaping from its enclosing because it hates white Land Rovers.

Solicitor warns 'Tesco law' threatens client protection

LABOUR'S EMPLOYMENT SHAME AS 92% NEW JOBS GO TO MIGRANTS
Figures show that out of the 1.7 million new jobs, more than nine out of 10 have gone to migrants
GORDON Brown’s attempt to silence election debate on Labour’s immigration record was shattered last night.

Scientists call for ban on danger chemical
Experts back Independent campaign to outlaw bisphenol-A in baby products

SO HOW CAN WE IMPROVE YOUR LIFE, MR MIGRANT?
HOME Office chiefs are under fire for wasting hundreds of thousands of pounds on a survey asking migrants if they like Britain.

GYPSIES WHO GET INTEREST-FREE LOANS COURTESY OF YOU
Gypsies are being offered interest-free loans to buy land for their caravan sites

Vaccine Contamination: Pig Virus DNA Found in Rotarix

Murdoch Says “People Will Start Paying” for His Newsites “When They Have Nowhere Else to Go”
Mr Murdoch, in an interview with journalist Marvin Kalb for The Kalb Report on Tuesday, also said he believed most US newspapers would eventually end up charging readers online, like he does with The Wall Street Journal and plans to do with his other properties beginning with The Times of London.

Neurotoxin, Carcinongen Aspartame Is Now - AminoSweet
Marketers invest great treasure in the trademarks and product names they strive to fix in our memories. Very rarely do they change them. Can you imagine McDonalds changing to Happy Hamburgers, or Rolls Royce becoming Rugged Roaders?

On the other hand, con-men do it all the time, changing names as they do their socks to hide bloody histories. They set up legitimatesounding front organizations, too, the better with which to rob us again.

Icelanders opt for exile
Anna Margret Bjoernsdottir never thought she would be forced to leave her once wealthy homeland. But taking out a loan in a foreign currency was a disastrous decision

Digital economy bill: government forced to drop key clauses
Measures on ITV regional news pilots and Ofcom powers cut from controversial bill, as £6-a-year broadband tax is shelved

More Toxic Junk From China Recalled
It is quite obvious that our feckless government is not going to stop accepting toxic Chinese imported products. So, dear consumer, it is up to us. We have the power to stop the insanity by refusing to buy this stuff. Check each product or toy that you buy and if it was made in China or contains ingredients from China. If so, DON'T BUY IT.

No, Gordon Brown, we have not been deceived
Business leaders know all too well how savings can be made in the profligate public sector


The Market Is Tanking On The Weak Consumer Credit Number
Wow, haven't seen a decline like this in a awhile.

The Fed just came out with some very ugly consumer credit numbers, and the Dow is now down about triple digits.

ALERT: Euro on Verge of Real Crisis
We are so concerned by recent developments with Greece as a canary in the coal mine for the Euro that we just issued an alert to subscribers that we foresee a big blow up for the Euro in about roughly one month’s time. That is USD bullish and gold bullish, and bearish for about everything else out there. And this has many other implications for US Treasury bonds, the China Yuan revaluation issue and many others. This Euro situation is a huge potential bombshell, possibly outgunning all previous huge crises we faced over the last 2.5 years. That’s right, the Euro situation can outgun all the worst financial chaos we have seen so far, and lead to massive currency instability worldwide. This is a big deal if it happens as we foresee.

PositiveID’s Latest Human Chip-Implant Scare Story: “Medical Identity Theft”

Debt will seed next American revolution
Two weeks earlier, Moody’s had warned that the gilt-edged triple-A credit rating of the most heavily indebted nation on Earth had moved “substantially” closer to downgrade, and so advised in foreboding language. (Downgrade or not, Moody’s said, the United States needs to enact fiscal restraint of such magnitude “that, in some cases, will test social cohesion” – a prediction that evokes images of mobs and mayhem.) In such circumstances, a Canadian offer of bailout assistance would be a matter of compelling self-interest.

Tories give up plan to block police retention of DNA samples - for now
The Tories have abandoned attempts to block the retention of DNA samples, to pre-empt a Labour campaign led by the mother of Sally Anne Bowman, whose killer was caught using genetic evidence.

Sovereign debt crisis at 'boiling point', warns Bank for International Settlements
The Bank for International Settlements does not mince words. Sovereign debt is already starting to cross the danger threshold in the United States, Japan, Britain, and most of Western Europe, threatening to set off a bond crisis at the heart of the global economy

Taxpayers' money given to corrupt charities
Government will not say where cash obtained by fraudulent means has gone

Lies, trickery and manipulation
Twenty-two years after Charter 88, Gordon Brown's pitiful promise of constitutional reform leaves me sickened

UK needs 'drastic austerity measures' to prevent debt explosion
Bank for International Settlements issues stark warning on debt as OECD cuts growth forecast for British economy

Get ready for smaller bins, tougher fines and even more recycling
Families are likely to be given even smaller wheelie bins under the new targets
Families face stricter recycling demands, tougher fines and having to use smaller wheelie bins under new waste disposal targets.

Balls forced to drop plans for compulsory sex lessons at age five
Schools secretary Ed Balls was forced to drop his plans to start sex lessons as young as five
Ed Balls yesterday dropped controversial plans to make sex education compulsory for children as young as five

Second-hand goods shoppers told to leave thumbprints at stores in new police scheme
Customers are being asked to leave a thumbprint when trading in second-hand goods for cash in order to stop criminals making money out of stolen items.

A number of second-hand stores in Norwich have agreed to take part in the scheme, launched by local police.

A police spokeswoman said the prints would help detectives trace sellers if goods turned out to be stolen.

Labour's betrayal of British workers: Nearly every one of 1.67m jobs created since 1997 has gone to a foreigner
Immigration was at the centre of the election campaign today as it emerged that virtually every extra job created under Labour has gone to a foreign worker.
Figures suggested an extraordinary 98.5 per cent of 1.67million new posts were taken by immigrants.

Governors Across America Shaken Up By 'Restore America Declaration'
A Declaration of American Rights is making waves across the nation and apparently State and Federal Government is very concerned. Notices are being sent to all 50 Governors offices in America demanding that America be restored to it’s original intention or officials face removal from office.The declaration also included a Dejure Grand Jury Warrant

The great flu conspiracy
The idea of Big Pharma duping the WHO over swine flu is thrilling. The reality is more prosaic

British soldier killed in Afghanistan gun battle
A British soldier has died after he was shot during a gun battle in Afghanistan on Wednesday afternoon, the Ministry of Defence said.

Pawnbroking customers told by police to leave thumbprint
Customers who sell second-hand goods at pawnbrokers or so-called cash shops are being asked to leave a thumbprint by police

MPs’ expenses: Margaret Moran sells taxpayer-funded Luton home for £177,000 profit
Margaret Moran, the disgraced MP, is selling her taxpayer-funded constituency house for a £177,000 profit.

Obama & Co. Want National Biometric ID
A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators is teaming up with the Obama administration to legalize illegal immigrants and require biometric national ID cards for every American worker, prompting a swift and bipartisan backlash across the nation.

Apricot Seeds Kill Cancer Cells without Side Effects
Are apricot seeds a source for a natural substance that kills cancer cells without destroying the cancer victim's health and wealth? The essential ingredient has been called laetrile or vitamin B 17. If there is any merit to it, why is this information being suppressed? Why are people who have been cured or have cured others being censured and imprisoned? Could be there is something to the claims

Leaked video shows civilian killings in Iraq, signifies growing power of independent Web journalism
When a nonprofit group this week released video footage, leaked via a source in the Pentagon, showing a 2007 U.S. helicopter attack on a group of civilians in Baghdad, the clip unleashed a viral online sensation and ignited an intense debate about the conduct of U.S. forces in Iraq.

But the simple fact of the video's release also reflects the ongoing revolution in how news gets produced and published.

'Sell Scottish Water and end £150m-a-year tax'

Annabel Goldie flies in to fight 11 seats in one day - then home for dinner


video

Animation - the big draw for the Edinburgh film festival

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