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Saturday, 24 July 2010

Investigations: Eleven and Counting...?

Civil Rights Charges in Post-Katrina Vigilante Shooting


On Thursday, federal hate crimes charges were filed against Roland Bourgeois, Jr. for his alleged role in the racially motivated shooting of Donnell Herrington and two other men in New Orleans' Algiers Point neighborhood in the days after Katrina. In April, FRONTLINE, ProPublica and the Times-Picayune first identified Bourgeois as the shooter in the case, when we reported the story of Terri Benjamin, a witness to the incident. Benjamin, who lived Algiers Point at the time and saw the vigilante activity firsthand, described in dramatic detail how she saw her Bourgeois and several others celebrating -- "hootin' and hollerin'." They said they had shot an African American male. But one of the vigilantes reported back -- the man wasn't dead yet. Bourgeois set off with his shotgun to finish the job, Benjamin says.

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Rebuilding Solomon’s Temple, in São Paulo

 Rebuilding Solomon’s Temple, in São PauloBy ROBERT MACKEY
This week, as Jews around the world observed the fasting day of Tisha B’av, commemorating the destruction of the First and Second Jewish Temples in ancient Jerusalem, a Brazilian megachurch received planning permission to build a 10,000-seat replica of Solomon’s Temple in the city of São Paulo.
As Tom Phillips of The Guardian noted, a Brazilian newspaper, Estado de São Paulo, reported that the church will cost an estimated $200 million and should be completed in four years.
According to a post on the blog of Bishop Edir Macedo, the founder of Brazil’s evangelical Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, which is building the replica, the structure will be 180 feet high, making it nearly twice as tall as the Christ the Redeemer statue that towers over Rio de Janeiro. Mr. Macedo also said that stones of the same type used by Solomon had been ordered from Jerusalem to be used in a complex which will also house 36 Bible schools, television and radio studios and a 1,000-space parking lot.
In 1998, Alan Riding reported for The Times that the Brazilian police investigated charges that the Universal Church “pretends to cure people by expelling the Devil from their bodies, using grotesque and humiliating gestures reminiscent of the barbaric sects of the Middle Ages.”
The Bishop’s blog also reported that a leader of the city’s Jews has called the temple project “very interesting” and suggested that the project might help fight anti-Semitism by educating Brazilians about Israel. The blog also said this about the prospects for a similar project in Jerusalem : “For Jews, there is still hope that the Third Temple is constructed so that the Messiah will reign with them. But for that to happen, they will have to expect some natural disaster or governmental changes.”

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Peak Oil 2012 - Economic Collapse, Cities abandoned and Starvation inevitable as Oil runs out

Department of Energy and Oil producers predict a Peaking of Oil Production between 2011 and 2015. 10% decline in Oil production by 2015 is foreseen in DOE report and oil supply deficit in 2015 equal to output of Saudi Arabia. By 2027, Oil production will only be able to supply 50% of World's needs unless new Oil projects fill the void. This is highly unlikely as Offshore drilling loses its appeal after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. A World wide Economic collapse due to inadequate cheap energy is the result.



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Albert Pike letter to Mazzini, The Illuminati plan for World War 3 August 15, 1871

Pike's Letter to Mazzini
The following is a letter that speculation claimed that Albert Pike wrote to Giuseppe Mazzini in 1871 regarding a conspiracy involving three world wars that were planned in an attempt to take over the world. The Pike letter to Giuseppe Mazzini was on display in the British Museum Library in London until 1977, This letter has been claimed by many internet sites to reside in the British Library in London , which denies the letter exists.Giuseppe Mazzini was an Italian revolutionary leader of the mid 1800s as well as the Director of the Illuminati.
Albert Pike (historical Masonic figure) is a 33rd degree, Freemason Occultist Grans Master and creator of the Southern Jurisdiction of the Masonic Scottish Rite Order


Following are apparently extracts from the letter, showing how Three World Wars have been planned for many generations.

"The First World War must be brought about in order to permit the Illuminati to overthrow the power of the Czars in Russia and of making that country a fortress of atheistic Communism. The divergences caused by the "agentur" (agents) of the Illuminati between the British and Germanic Empires will be used to foment this war. At the end of the war, Communism will be built and used in order to destroy the other governments and in order to weaken the religions."

"The Second World War must be fomented by taking advantage of the differences between the Fascists and the political Zionists. This war must be brought about so that Nazism is destroyed and that the political Zionism be strong enough to institute a sovereign state of Israel in Palestine. During the Second World War, International Communism must become strong enough in order to balance Christendom, which would be then restrained and held in check until the time when we would need it for the final social cataclysm."

"The Third World War must be fomented by taking advantage of the differences caused by the "agentur" of the "Illuminati" between the political Zionists and the leaders of Islamic World. The war must be conducted in such a way that Islam (the Moslem Arabic World) and political Zionism (the State of Israel) mutually destroy each other. Meanwhile the other nations, once more divided on this issue will be constrained to fight to the point of complete physical, moral, spiritual and economical exhaustion…We shall unleash the Nihilists and the atheists, and we shall provoke a formidable social cataclysm which in all its horror will show clearly to the nations the effect of absolute atheism, origin of savagery and of the most bloody turmoil. Then everywhere, the citizens, obliged to defend themselves against the world minority of revolutionaries, will exterminate those destroyers of civilization, and the multitude, disillusioned with Christianity, whose deistic spirits will from that moment be without compass or direction, anxious for an ideal, but without knowing where to render its adoration, will receive the true light through the universal manifestation of the pure doctrine of Lucifer, brought finally out in the public view. This manifestation will result from the general reactionary movement which will follow the destruction of Christianity and atheism, both conquered and exterminated at the same time."



Albert Pike's Biography extract from Wikipedia :
Pike was born in Boston, Massachusetts, son of Ben and Sarah (Andrews) Pike, and spent his childhood in Byfield and Newburyport, Massachusetts. His colonial ancestors included John Pike (1613-1688/1689), the founder of Woodbridge, New Jersey.

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Gerald Celente: Wall Street Boys run the show, only Ron Paul has firm grasp

U.S. President Barack Obama has signed into law the biggest financial overhaul since the Great Depression. The main goal is to prevent another economic crisis. Meanwhile, Gerald Celente, the director of the Trends Research Institute, argued that the banks and Wall Street approve of this bill because it is a white wash. "It does nothing to prevent the coming crash of 2010. The bigs only got bigger," he told RT.



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Iranian Fighter Turned US Spy Says Tehran Will Attack Israel

A former fighter in Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) turned US spy offered a rare glance into one of the most complex countries in the Middle East.
During a conference held at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy on Friday, Reza Kahlili (pseudonym) estimated that Iran will eventually attack Israel, Europe and the Persian Gulf states. He called for a preemptive strike on the regime in Tehran, but not on the Iranian people or the country’s infrastructure.
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In the News: BP's 2005 Blast Foreshadowed Gulf Disaster

This article by ProPublica's Ryan Knutson is part of an ongoing collaboration between ProPublica and FRONTLINE that will include a FRONTLINE program in the fall.

TEXAS CITY, TEXAS -- Ever since the Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, David Senko has been tallying the similarities between what he calls "my blast" in 2005 and this new BP disaster.
"His" blast erupted on a clear March afternoon at an antiquated BP refinery that sits on the southern edge of this small Texas town. It killed 15 people -- four more than died on the Deepwater Horizon -- including 11 contractors in a crew that Senko led at the site. Unlike the Deepwater Horizon, however, the effects of the 2005 blast were largely confined to Texas City, so the story of what happened there quickly slipped from the national news.

The Texas City disaster has taken on new relevance today, because the investigations that were done in its aftermath reveal so much about the company that is responsible for what's happening now in the Gulf. Government probes, court filings and BP's own confidential investigations paint a picture of a company that ignored repeated warnings about the plant's deteriorating condition and instead remained focused on minimizing costs and maximizing profits. According to a safety audit BP conducted just before the 2005 blast, many of the plant's more than 2,000 employees arrived at work each day with an "exceptional degree of fear of catastrophic incidents."

What BP has -- or hasn't done -- to improve conditions at the Texas City plant since the explosion is also laid out in the documents.

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined BP $87 million last year -- the largest fine in OSHA history -- for failing to repair many of the safety problems that led to the blast. Four more workers have died in various accidents since then, and two chemical releases in 2007 sent more than 130 people to the hospital.
The plant has been cited so often for violating Texas' air quality laws, which are among the nation's weakest, that last year the Texas Attorney General's office filed civil charges against BP in state court. The most recent violation began two weeks before the Deepwater Horizon sank into the Gulf: Over a 40-day period the plant spewed 538,000 pounds of toxic chemicals into the air, including 17,300 pounds of benzene, a known carcinogen. Environmental experts say the release ranks among the worst air quality violations in Texas in the last decade.




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Israel urges Lebanon and world: Stop new Gaza flotilla or we will

Martin Nesirky, spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

Photo by: United Nations

"There are established routes for supplies to enter by land. That is the way aid should be delivered to the people of Gaza," United Nations spokesman for the Secretary-General Martin Nesirky said in a press conference.

"Our stated preference has been and remains that aid should be delivered by established routes, particularly at a sensitive time in indirect proximity talks between Palestinians and Israelis," Nesirky added.

Israel urged Lebanon and the international community to prevent two ships from sailing to Gaza from a Lebanese port, warning that efforts to break the blockade of the Hamas-ruled Palestinian territory would be stopped.

Defense Minister Ehud Barak issued a statement on Friday saying that the Lebanese Gaza-bound aid ships were an "unnecessary provocation" like other flotillas heading toward the blockaded coastal city.

"We hold the Lebanese government responsible for preventing the flotilla from departing today, and if it does depart it will be accompanied by Israel's Navy to the Ashdod port," he said, adding that "if the ship refuses to be accompanied to Ashdod we will have no choice but to apprehend it in open waters."

Earlier, Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, Gabriela Shalev, accused organizers of the aid ships Junia and Julia of "seeking to incite a confrontation and raise tensions in our region."

A deadly Israeli commando raid on a Turkish ship trying to bring aid to Gaza on May 31 killed nine activists and focused international attention on Israel's blockade of Gaza, imposed after the Islamist militant and anti-Israel Hamas violently overran the Palestinian territory in June 2007.

In letters to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council obtained Thursday by The Associated Press, Shalev said, "Israel reserves its right under international law to use all necessary means to prevent these ships from violating the ... naval blockade."

She called on Lebanon's government to "demonstrate responsibility and prevent the two ships, Junia and Julia, from departing."



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