7 - THE US IS PLANNING TO PROVOKE TERRORIST ATTACKS on Mar 1, 2009Perhaps the government won't need to inflate its terrorism-arrest stats after it implements theDefense Science Board's recommendation. This influential committee inside the Pentagon hasproposed a terrifying way to fight evil-doers: Goad them int
5 - AFTER 9/11, THE DEFENSE DEPARTMENT WANTED TO POISON AFGHANISTAN'S FOOD SUPPLY on Mar 1, 2009One of the strangest things the media do is to bury huge revelations deep in the bowels of alarger story. A perfect example occurs in "10 Days in September," an epic eight-day series thatran in the Washington Post. In part six, Bob Woodward and
19 - MANY OF THE PIONEERING FEMINISTS OPPOSED ABORTION on Mar 1, 2009 in 19 The idea that feminism equals the right to an abortion has become so ingrained that it -.iiemsludicrous to think otherwise. "Prolife feminism" appears to be an inherent contradiction in terms.Yet more than 20 founding mothers of the feminist mov
11 - THE KOREAN WAR NEVER ENDED on Mar 1, 2009 in 11 Better not tell Hawkeye Pierce and the rest of the gang from M*A*S*H, but the Korean War istechnically still happening. This comes to us from no less an authority than Howard S. Levie, theI man who drafted the Korean Armistice Agreement. At the time,...
12 - AGENT ORANGE WAS USED IN KOREA on Mar 1, 2009 in 12 "Agent Orange" is practically synonymous with the Vietnam War. The Dow Chemical defoliantwas used to de-junglize large areas, exposing enemy troops, supplies, and infiltrators. It has beenlinked, though never definitively, to a number of nasty h
24 - THE GOVERNMENT CAN TAKE YOUR HOUSE AND LAND, THEN SELL THEM TO PRIVATE CORPORATIONS on Mar 1, 2009 in 24 It’s not an issue that gets much attention, but the government has the right to seize your house,business, and/or land, forcing you into the street. This mighty power, called "eminent domain," isenshrined in the US Constitution's Fifth Am
15 - THE AUSCHWITZ TATTOO WAS ORIGINALLY AN IBM CODE NUMBER on Mar 1, 2009 in 15 The tattooed numbers on the forearms of people held and killed in Nazi concentration campshave become a chilling symbol of hatred. Victims were stamped with the indelible number in adehumanizing effort to keep track of them like widgets in the supply...
3 - THE CIA COMMITS OVER 100,000 SERIOUS CRIMES EACH YEAR on Mar 1, 2009It's no big secret that the Central Intelligence Agency breaks the law. But just how often its doesin is a shocker. A Congressional report reveals that the CIA's spooks "engage in highly illegalactivities" at least 100,000 times each y
6 - THE US GOVERNMENT LIES ABOUT THE NUMBER OF TERRORISM CONVICTIONS IT OBTAINS on Mar 1, 2009Naturally enough, the Justice Department likes to trumpet convictions of terrorists. Besidesgarnering great publicity and allowing the citizenry to sleep snugly at night, this means moremoney for the department. The problem is that the numbers are a...
9 - TWO ATOMIC BOMBS WERE DROPPED ON NORTH CAROLINA on Mar 1, 2009Fortunately, no atomic bombs were dropped on the Moon, but the same can't be said of NorthCarolina. The Tar Heel State's brush with nuclear catastrophe came on January 24, 1961, abouthalf past midnight. A B-52 with two nukes on-board was cruisin