Watch if you want! HERE is THE TRUTH...it aint pretty.
"Árpád Pusztai and Ignacio Chapela have two things in common. They are distinguished scientists and their careers are in ruins. Both scientists choose to look at the phenomenon of genetic engineering. Both made important discoveries. Both of them are suffering the fate of those who criticise the powerful vested interests that now dominate big business and scientific research. Statements made by scientists themselves prove that 95% of the research in the area of genetic engineering is paid by the industry. Only 5% of the research is independent. The big danger for freedom of science and our democracy is evident. Can the public – we all – still trust our scientists?"
Jesse is right! "You control our world. You’ve poisoned the air we breathe, contaminated the water we drink, and copyrighted the food we eat. We fight in your wars, die for your causes, and sacrifice our freedoms to protect you. You’ve liquidated our savings, destroyed our middle class, and used our tax dollars to bailout your unending greed. We are slaves to your corporations, zombies to your airwaves, servants to your decadence. You’ve stolen our elections, assassinated our leaders, and abolished our basic rights as human beings. You own our property, shipped away our jobs, and shredded our unions. You’ve profited off of disaster, destabilized our currencies, and raised our cost of living. You’ve monopolized our freedom, stripped away our education, and have almost extinguished our flame. We are hit… we are bleeding… but we ain’t got time to bleed. We will bring the giants to their knees and you will witness our revolution!"
GE: 7,000 tax returns, $0 U.S. tax bill
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- General Electric filed more than 7,000 income tax returns in hundreds of global jurisdictions last year, but when push came to shove, the company owed the U.S. government a whopping bill of $0.
GE had plenty of earnings last year -- just not in the United States. For tax purposes, the company's U.S. operations lost $408 million, while its international businesses netted a $10.8 billion profit.
That left GE (GE, Fortune 500) with no U.S. profit left for Uncle Sam to tax. Corporations typically face a 35% federal income tax on their earnings. Thanks to its deductions and adjustments, GE reported an actual U.S. federal income tax rate of negative 10.5%. It got to add a "tax benefit" of $1.1 billion back into its reported earnings.
"This is the first time in at least decades that GE has reported negative U.S. pretax income and it reflects the worst economy since the Great Depression," Anne Eisele, GE's director of financial communications, said via e-mail
same ole privatize the profits and socialize the loses..this IS class warfare! We need to *CHANGE*...CHANGE the system! Got CHANGE? NOTHING has CHANGED in four years.
Leuren Moret is a Nuclear Power whistleblower who is telling all who will listen about the dangers of Nuclear Power. Like playing with fire... mankind has not learned as can be seen in the engineering mistakes made in building the Fukushima Plant in Japan. Nuclear radiation is very dangerous and we will be stuck with the consequences for a long time to come. There are certain measures you can take to protect yourself. Listen as she explains.
In this clip from our broadcast on 4/15/11, our special guest on "The Gulf of Mexico Update with Michael Edward" was Rosalind Peterson, discussing Weather Hedge Funds. Rosalind's sites are at http://agriculturedefensecoalition.org and http://californiaskywatch.com
The full 2-hour video can be viewed at:
International Common Law Copy Rights by Michael Edward, The Living Light Network at http://livinglightnetwork.org, The Gulf Blue Plague at http://blueplague.org, and the World Vision Portal at http://worldvisionportal.org .
CHECK THIS OUT!: Hedge Funds Pluck Money From Air in $19 Billion Weather Gamble
Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Credit Suisse Group trader Patrick Ayash rarely reads earnings estimates and just skims news about inflation. One thing he never misses: the daily weather report.
Ayash, 31, is part of an army of mathematicians, hedge-fund whizzes and programmers pouring into the $19 billion market for weather futures, financial instruments tied to everything from storms over Kansas, an early frost in the Netherlands, or a frigid spring in New York.
The market was once a sideline for utilities looking to insure against swings in demand for natural gas or electricity. Now, with hedge funds increasingly hungry for market-beating returns, more are gambling on untested strategies. Tudor Investment Corp., D.E. Shaw & Co. and other funds are turning teams of statisticians loose to devise novel ways of exploiting weather fluctuations.
things just keep getting better...
Post-coup regime in Honduras carrying out unprecedented assault on
most organized sector of the resistance, the teachers.
Talks about the *New* New Orleans School system. (for profit)..Makes me sick!
Democracy NOW! - DN! 1/3 An explosive investigative series published in the Washington Post today begins, "The top-secret world the government created in response to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has become so large, so unwieldy and so secretive that no one knows how much money it costs, how many people it employs, how many programs exist within it or exactly how many agencies do the same work." Among the findings: An estimated 854,000 people hold top-secret security clearances. More than 1,200 government organizations and nearly 2,000 private companies work on programs related to counterterrorism, homeland security and intelligence in 10,000 locations. We speak with one of the co-authors of the series, Bill Arkin. Published with written permission from democracynow.org. http://www.democracynow.org Provided to you under Democracy NOW! creative commons license. Credits for this video belong to democracynow.org, an independent non-profit user funded news media, recognized and broadcast world wide.
So you think you know what's REALLY going on? Do OUR VOTES REALLY MATTER ANYMORE?.
This is pretty daunting stuff! Hence the date...now we are in ANOTHER WAR!AND still nobody talks about that super highway from Mexico to Canada..WHY? When when when will people wake up? There is an AGENDA...and they are full steam ahead...The Corporate Pilfering is pretty much in it's final stage...Having their own intelligence agency's..private armies.. controlling everything from water / oil / information, etc...
makes you wonder..
http://www.desertec.org/en/news / (there are more than 20 news stories and links here)
Within 6 hours deserts receive more energy from the sun than humankind consumes within a year! ~ Dr. Gerhard Knies (hmmm..)
The red square represents the total surface needed to provide the WORLDS TOTAL Electricity demand!(amazing)
More than 300 participants from Europe, North Africa and the Middle East joined Dii’s first Annual Conference – “Energy from the deserts” on 26th and 27th of October 2010 in Barcelona, Spain. The large number of government representatives from Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia reflected the growing partnership between North Africa and Europe. The speeches and presentations are online by now on Dii's website.
The Japanese Mitsubishi Corporation acquires a 15% share in ACCIONA Termosolar S.L. which already operates solar thermal power plants with a capacity of 150 MW in Spain and is building another power plant with 50 MW. As the largest Japanese company, Mitsubishi deepened its commitment to renewable energy and sustainable power generation.
READ ARTICLE ON: WWW.ACCIONA-ENERGIA.COM
(link at site)
In an interview with WDR foreign trade expert Hans-Peter Merz tells of his experiences on economic cooperation with North African countries and the impacts that current political developments might have. He calls the DESERTEC Concept "the only future vision for this region", which could dominate the 21st Century - with great potential for development in the target countries.
READ (GERMAN) INTERVIEW ON: WWW.WDR.DE
(link at site)
Among other measures to promote renewable energies, the FDP parliamentary group put through a resolution to enforce the work on an overall concept for the use of flexible cooperation mechanisms in the EU for green electricity by mid-2012. For the benefit of consumers, this would allow to feed-in clean power from deserts as foreseen in the DESERTEC Concept.
READ (GERMAN) PRESS RELEASE ON: WWW.PRESSRELATIONS.DE
(link at site)
Europe to buy Africa’s sun
Published: 03 August, 2009, 13:07
Building a supergrid for Europe:
Currently, Europe is connected to Africa only through a 400kV AC link installed across the Mediterranean, under the Strait of Gibraltar, with a capacity of 1,400 megawatts (MW). France’s transmission system operator RTE, a Transgreen partner, estimated installing a higher-power DC connection there could cost at least €1bn (£847m) for every gigawatt of capacity. The cost of installing new connections from Tunisia to Sicily and Libya to Malta will likely be higher.
Read more: http://www.theengineer.co.uk/in-depth/the-...
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)
Libya's Qaddafi taps 'fossil water' to irrigate desert farms. (must read)
While many countries in the Middle East and North Africa bicker over water rights, Libya has tapped into an aquifer of 'fossil water' to change its topography – turning sand into soil. The 26-year, $20 billion project is nearly finished.
By Sarah A. Topol, Correspondent / August 23, 2010
In the middle of the Libyan Desert’s scorched yellow sands, rows of green grapes dangle off vines; almond trees blossom in neat lines, and pear tree orchards stretch into the distance.
In the Middle East and North Africa, the quest to turn thousands of miles of desert into arable land has taken a backseat to containing an impending water shortage. While many countries in the region bicker over water rights, Libya has taken it upon itself to change its topography – turning sand into soil.
Do you see what I seeeee? Water..Energy... INDEPENDENCE! wink wink
Very interesting stuff! Let your imagination be your guide~*~
what say you? Oh, and let's NOT forget about Greenspan!
are we getting the picture yet?
President Eisenhower warned of the military-industrial complex and its potential to take over the country. We're ignoring his warnings.(because Obama would nevah nevah betray us) Congress won't let us close military bases to save money.(They are going to take it from the already poor) Even worse..Congress is spending trillions of dollars on weapons systems! For what? WHO is threatening us? We have bases in over 100 countries. This president just started a war in Libya! He built two new bases in Honduras! Go look at his signing statements...I did. Most have to do with the military.
Gotta love the *change*.
To encourage healthful eating, Chicago school doesn't allow kids to bring lunches or certain snacks from home — and some parents, and many students, aren't fans of the policy
3:42 a.m. CDT, April 11, 2011
Fernando Dominguez cut the figure of a young revolutionary leader during a recent lunch period at his elementary school.
"Who thinks the lunch is not good enough?" the seventh-grader shouted to his lunch mates in Spanish and English.
Dozens of hands flew in the air and fellow students shouted along: "We should bring our own lunch! We should bring our own lunch! We should bring our own lunch!"
Fernando waved his hand over the crowd and asked a visiting reporter: "Do you see the situation?"
A Little Village Academy student cringes at an enchilada dish served at his school. Many students throw away their entrees uneaten and say they would rather bring food from home. The school, though, does not allow students to bring in their own lunches, unless they have a medical condition or a food allergy. (Monica Eng, Chicago Tribune / February 17, 2011)
You have no right to feed your own children? What country is this?
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