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Teach your children well ... image Constant Conflict: US Army College U.S. Army College via rialator, Monday, Apr 23 2007, 1:23pm
[For those who doubted the psychopathology of the USA , read their own account. There is NO making peace with a rabid dog; for the welfare of all it must be put down immediately.]

There will be no peace. At any given moment for the rest of our lifetimes, there will be multiple conflicts in mutating forms around the globe. Violent conflict will dominate the headlines, but cultural and economic struggles will be steadier and ultimately more decisive. The de facto role of the US armed forces will be to keep the world safe for our economy and open to our cultural assault. To those ends, we will do a fair amount of killing. (story and 2 images)
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Portrait of Sun tzu imagePDF Document Art of War Sun Tzu, Thursday, Apr 19 2007, 10:48am
Literary works become timeless classics due to many factors. Continuing relevance and excellence characterise all classic texts. In every respect SunTzu's classic work on strategy is peerless to this day. It was written in the most sublime and sophisticated period of Chinese culture; a period that also produced probably the most sublime work ever written by any human being, the Dao De Jing by Lao Tzu. Today, the western world is characterised by criminals in government, corruption in plague proportions and social decadence not seen since the fall of the Roman Empire, people would do well to refer to these two outstanding Chinese classics for inspiration. (story and 1 comment and 2 images and 1 attached file)
Last Commented Thursday, Apr 19 2007, 1:53pm
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nuke_desert.jpg image The Price of Complacency cleaves, Monday, Apr 9 2007, 2:01pm
The price of inaction in the face of criminal government is about to be extracted; the cost will be borne by ALL. Would the point finally be driven home if the irrefutable, clearest indicator of psychopathology in government were to be demonstrated to the whole world? The manic and ruthless determination by Washington neocons to pursue an inherently sociopathic plan for world domination (PNAC) now threatens to open Pandora’s NUCLEAR box. Once open every nation would have been given license by the USA to utilise any weapon it chooses – perhaps that is the wish of doctrinaire neocons who subscribe to the permanent war philosophy? The near future should confirm whether Israeli training exercises and U.S. intelligence gathering materialises into a nuclear attack on Iran. (story and 2 images)
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Pelosi in Damascus -- the art of communication! image Pelosi power: Neocons face Judgement Ali Akbar Dareini via rialator, Wednesday, Apr 4 2007, 12:21pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Fifteen British sailors and marines held captive for nearly two weeks in Iran arrived at the country's airport early Thursday after President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced their surprise release the day before. (story and 1 image)
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USS Eisenhower image Russian intelligence sees U.S. military buildup on Iran border RIA Novosti via rialator, Thursday, Mar 29 2007, 10:44pm
MOSCOW, March 27 (RIA Novosti) - Russian military intelligence services are reporting a flurry of activity by U.S. Armed Forces near Iran's borders, a high-ranking security source said Tuesday. (story and 1 comment and 2 images)
Last Commented Thursday, Mar 29 2007, 10:50pm
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"Damn proud" sociopath image Bolton admits Lebanon truce block BBC via rialator, Thursday, Mar 22 2007, 10:03pm
A former top American diplomat says the US deliberately resisted calls for a immediate ceasefire during the conflict in Lebanon in the summer of 2006. Former ambassador to the UN John Bolton told the BBC that before any ceasefire Washington wanted Israel to eliminate Hezbollah's military capability. (story and 1 comment and 1 image)
Last Commented Thursday, Mar 22 2007, 10:39pm
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ape.jpg image Slogans are Not Solutions nano, Tuesday, Mar 20 2007, 10:48pm
In a recent speech delivered to a defence ‘think-tank’, the Australian Prime Minister John Howard displayed his total contempt for the Australian public and his audience by once again avoiding the real issues of the Iraq occupation. Howard refused to acknowledge the absolute fiasco and civilian death toll that he and fellow coalition leaders, Blair and Bush are directly responsible for. Rather than face the issues of a criminal invasion, subsequent oil plunder and a horrendous civilian death toll, Howard, in step with his American masters, echoed the same refrain as Bush. Howard asked that we forget four long years of absolute disaster and mismanagement and grant more time to the occupiers to essentially wreak more havoc on a nation that only wishes for the removal of all foreign troops from its soil. (story and 2 images)
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text Israel, U.S. hold large-scale joint missile defense exercise IHT via rialator, Sunday, Mar 18 2007, 9:58am
Prepare for a major ‘incident’ from desperate conservative forces worldwide! The following article would be a routine report if not for U.S. war games and joint military exercises to be held in Australia in the next few weeks. The recent visit of deputy sheriff, John Howard, to Japan on behalf of his master, the USA, provides for Japan to take an active role in military affairs in the region. Howard signed a joint military assistance pact with Japan, which maintains a constitutional anti-war restriction on its military (at the moment).

Joint military exercises in strategic locations around the globe should alarm China, Russia and other nations. The Americans have no notion of subtlety so these exercises indicate more than just routine events. The rogue must be stopped!
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cover.jpg image I am Sullied No More Robert Bryce via rialator, Thursday, Mar 15 2007, 8:00pm
Faced with the corruption and criminality of the Iraq war, Col. Ted Westhusing chose death before dishonour. (story and 1 image)
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death5.jpg image When Superpowers go Rogue peptide, Sunday, Feb 25 2007, 12:52pm
History records instances of powerful, belligerent nations invading and annexing weaker nations in their bid for world domination and plunder. Various pretexts are utilised to justify these attacks/invasions, the most familiar and infamous are the USS Liberty attack, the Tonkin Gulf incident and more recently the imaginary WMD 'threat'. These examples have one thing in common; they are all orchestrated in order to harness the public as a manageable resource to be used and abused by prevailing powers and to justify an otherwise illegal invasion or military aggression. Nations bent on world domination are extremely predictable; world domination is the folly of a powerful military and inept leadership – history is familiar with a multitude of conquering clowns known to us today as mass murderers. (story and 2 images)
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Antiquated 'solutions': Howard and Cheney image Desperation Politics major mitchell, Saturday, Feb 24 2007, 10:43am
A picture is worth considerably more than a thousand words; the picture below depicts two very old and ossified conservatives unable to adequately deal with a rapidly changing New World. Antiquated and redundant divisionist ideologies have failed dramatically in today’s world – Iraq is the obvious example. (story and 2 comments and 2 images)
Last Commented Saturday, Feb 24 2007, 11:05pm
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Deployed:  USS Ronald Reagan image US intelligence on Iran does not stand up, say Vienna sources Julian Borger via rialator, Friday, Feb 23 2007, 10:06am
· Tip-offs did not lead to signs of banned activity
· IAEA report raises pressure for new sanctions

Much of the intelligence on Iran's nuclear facilities provided to UN inspectors by American spy agencies has turned out to be unfounded, according to diplomatic sources in Vienna. (story and 1 comment and 2 images)
Last Commented Friday, Feb 23 2007, 10:19am
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Dick Cheney -- unpopular in Oz image Cheney’s speech at Sydney’s Shangri-la Hotel finn, Thursday, Feb 22 2007, 10:45am
The American Vice-President, Dick Cheney, today delivered his only address to the ‘public’ at the plush Shangri-la Hotel. He will later meet with servile Defence Minister, Brendan Nelson, opposition leader Kevin Rudd and other minor government officials at Victoria Barracks, Paddington. The symbolism of Cheney’s visit in the last days of neo-conservative rule is not lost on Australians; the absence of Prime Minister, John Howard, from the venue was the most notable aspect of the event! (story and 4 comments and 1 image)
Last Commented Sunday, Feb 25 2007, 9:05pm
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Tony (big girl) Blair image Blair’s withdrawal ensures Iran Attack nano, Tuesday, Feb 20 2007, 7:54am
Today’s sudden announcement of troop withdrawal by Bush’s poodle, Tony Blair, portends a grim future for Iran. Faced with ruination and possible war crimes trials, the tattered remnants of the coalition of willing criminals will no doubt resort to desperate acts in a futile attempt to fulfil their agenda and create further chaos. Instability and perpetual WAR is the ideology of neo-conservatives – have no doubt that America and/or its few remaining allies (Israel) will soon attack Iran. (story and 1 image)
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Helen Clark image John Howard: Profile of a Coward finch, Tuesday, Feb 13 2007, 11:52am
The Australian Prime Minister, John Howard, has managed to gain some international attention after his hysterical attack on U.S. presidential candidate, Barack Obama. The seasoned Australian politician knowingly stated that a victory for Obama OR the Democrats would be a victory for al-Qaeda, “I mean, if I we're running al-Qaeda in Iraq, I would put a circle around March 2008 and pray as many times as possible for a victory not only for Obama but also for the Democrats”. (story and 1 image)
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PDF Document For Neocons, an Attack on Iran Has Been a Six-Year Project Larisa Alexandrovna via rialator, Monday, Feb 12 2007, 8:26pm
The escalation of US military planning on Iran is only the latest chess move in a six-year push within the Bush Administration to attack that country. While Iran was named a part of President George W. Bush's "axis of evil" in 2002, efforts to ignite a confrontation with Iran date back long before the post-9/11 war on terror. (story and 1 attached file)
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State of Denial image Conservatism -- Predictable by Definition budgie, Tuesday, Jan 23 2007, 9:51am
Bush’s State of the Union address was notable for its predicability, same old vacuous rhetoric; conservatives are nothing if not predictable. Bush essentially asked the American people to stick with him on his disastrous course. American expansionism must accelerate its push for Middle East domination and appropriation (theft) of Oil reserves as the puppet President loses tenure in two years. This push is very badly sold to the American people as the endless war on terror and the ‘democratisation’ (colonisation) of resource rich weaker nations. The over use of the words “win”, “success”, “victory”, is having the reverse effect, the population is beginning to display symptoms that are more common in aversion therapy clinics! It is quite astounding and revealing that Bush’s handlers are unable to offer real solutions; beating the same tin drum with a lead spoon would hardly attract support. (story and 2 images)
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text Fed Up Soldiers Finding New Ways to Protest the War Jeanine Plant via rialator, Monday, Jan 22 2007, 8:07pm
There is a strict protocol for military dissent. A service member can exercise free speech, for example, but she should be off-duty. She can protest the war, but not in uniform.

In an unprecedented move, 1,171 service members signed the Appeal for Redress -- a three-sentence statement that beseeches Congress to support the prompt withdrawal of troops from Iraq -- amid a flurry of anti-war activity happening around the country and a vigorous public debate about escalation in Iraq.
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text American Congress: Failed Institution peptide, Friday, Jan 12 2007, 8:24am
Democrats have failed the American people (and civilised world) by allowing the lunatic U.S. President to re-introduce nuclear warfare in an already unstable world. Two extremely disturbing indications from Bush’s ‘new strategy’ spell madness in the clearest possible terms but the Democrats have made it clear, they will adopt the role of spectator, satisfying themselves with an ‘I told you so’ attitude AFTER the calamitous event. The non-interventionist attitude of the Democrats confirms INCOMPETENCE as a malaise that extends throughout the entire body of government in the USA. Any government that would plunge the world into a future holocaust earns for itself the status of nuclear target – where does it end? The only two nations likely to utilise nuclear weapons today are Israel and the United States, as has clearly been indicated by Bush and his echo, Condoleezza Rice, in their recent address: (story and 1 comment)
Last Commented Saturday, Jan 13 2007, 8:07am
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elvisnixon.jpg image The American ‘Think Tank’ nano, Monday, Jan 8 2007, 5:47pm
The world can hardly wait to hear Bush’s new plans for the continued occupation of Iraq. With an official Iraqi death toll exceeding 655,000, social anarchy and failed state status fast approaching, the Bush regime has NOTHING to skite about and no where to go but HOME. The whole disastrous intervention in Iraq is living proof that myopic criminal endeavours always end in tragedy for the people. We recall that U.S. invading forces were under strict orders to secure one site only, the OIL MINISTRY in Baghdad – how telling! From the first day analysts were under no illusions as to the real intentions of the invaders – PLUNDER – the appropriation of Iraq’s most valuable resource. (story and 2 images)
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