7/26/09 Legal immunity for swine flu vaccine makers, F. William Engdahl + compilation of other H1N1 Info Resources

Seattle volunteers sought to test swine-flu vaccine
Seattle will be one of eight U.S. cities to test a new vaccine for swine flu, just ahead of the anticipated fall return of a novel virus that triggered a global pandemic alert in the spring

'We have to prepare for the worst.' U.S. panel prepares to OK swine flu vaccine trials The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to help rush through approval of new vaccine to fight foment the pandemic H1N1 virus, promising to watch closely bad effects from the immunization, officials said on Thursday. The FDA said it would help companies design ways to quickly test experimental versions of the vaccine. [See: Legal immunity set for swine flu vaccine makers 17 Jul 2009 Vaccine makers and federal officials will be immune from lawsuits that result from any new swine flu vaccine, under a document signed by Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, government health officials said Friday.]

Swine flu spreads; health officials plan vaccines 24 Jul 2009 Global health officials stepped up efforts to prepare for quick vaccination 'against' the H1N1 pandemic virus, saying on Friday it appeared now to be affecting older age groups spared earlier in the pandemic. WHO said vaccination against H1N1 might start in weeks, even though clinical trials to test the safety, efficacy and needed dosage of H1N1 vaccines have barely started. [See: Vaccine May Be More Dangerous Than Swine Flu --Vaccine contains squalene and gp120 By Dr. Russell Blaylock 07 Jul 2009.]
CLG Pandemic Action Alerts page:

7/22 Capitalist Critical Care; "The Iranian People Have Not Spoken"; U.S. Silent on Honduran Resistance;

The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants, and it provides the further advantage of giving the servants of tyranny a good conscience
Albert Camus, French novelist, essayist, and playwright 1913-1960

Henry Kissinger in BBC interview called the Iran upheaval a "color revolution"

An Open Letter to the Anti-War Movement: How Should We React to the Events in Iran?
by Phil Wilayto
The "Iranian people" have not spoken.

"Iran's leaders have been worried about a color revolution, on the model of Georgia or Ukraine. Guess what? It's happening."
Washington Post

u.s.-israel good-cop-bad-cop escalation
US Will Take 'Crippling Action' if Iran Becomes Nuclear, says Clinton
By Julian Borger
Hillary Clinton today signaled a significant shift in US foreign policy by discussing publicly how a nuclear-armed Iran could be contained in the Middle East..."We... have made it clear that we'll take actions, as I've said time and time again, crippling action working to upgrade the defences of our partners in the region," Clinton told Thai television. "We want Iran to calculate what I think is a fair assessment: that if the United States extends a defence umbrella over the region, if we do even more to develop the military capacity of those (allies) in the Gulf, it is unlikely that Iran will be any stronger or safer because they won't be able to intimidate and dominate as they apparently believe they can once they have a nuclear weapon." ... Israel's minister of intelligence and atomic energy, Dan Meridor: "I was not thrilled to hear the American statement...that they will protect their allies with a nuclear umbrella, as if they have already come to terms with a nuclear Iran. I think that's a mistake,http://informationclearinghouse.info/article23120.htm

7/20 Dismantling Pakistan; 'Taleban' Resistance; Iran's U.S, 'democracy' Site; IDF's Social Networking; Fla.Juvie StateTerror

"...terrorism’ is a floating signifier attached at will to Western enemies... The vagueness and inconsistency of its definition is key to its political usefulness... for those rejecting U.S. domination and fighting to free themselves from U.S.-Israel occupation."
Eqbal Ahmad, Pakistani scholar

Dismantling Pakistan, Quagmire of Imperial Slavery
By Talha Mujaddidi in Pakistan. Axis of Logic
July 18, 2009
...Pakistan is now in the midst of a brutal assault led by the U.S./Zionist... global imperialists. Aiding them in their enterprise are CIA, RAW (Indian Intel), Mossad, and MI6. They are targeting the complete destabilization of Pakistan, the destruction and dismantling of Pakistan’s nuclear program, control of oil, gas, and mineral rich, strategically-located Baluchistan, and North West Frontier Province (NWFP) of Pakistan. The Indians are in it for their old Bharatmata (Greater India) plan of making Pakistan their satellite state.

Death Squads, Divisions and Supporting Terrorism
The complex power game that is going on right now in NWFP is based on some key methods and objectives:
Assassination: The CIA is using the same tactics that Negroponte used earlier in Honduras and Nicaragua, and then later in Iraq. These include the creation of local death squads and militias who kill one another and those listed for assassination by the CIA. (refer to Jeremy Scahill’s bestseller. 'Blackwater’).

Dividing to conquer: Different tribes and sub-tribes in Tribal areas of Pakistan are being set against one another and against the Pakistan Army. General McChrystal (former JSOC commander) has taken over command in Afghanistan, where Negroponte’s methods are being used again but they will not succeed as they did in Iraq. The Soviets have failed, using such tactics before when they were trying to suppress the mujahedeen.

7/18 Obama’s AFRICOM Mission: "he recognizes the challenge is a new face..of America’s role in the world.” Brzezinski

"The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State." 
Joseph Goebbels, Hitler's Minister of Propaganda

Malcolm X (1925 - 1965), Autobiography of Malcolm X chap 4, excerpts
Power in defense of freedom is greater than power on behalf of tyranny and oppression.
...a nation born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race. Even before there were large numbers of Negroes on our shore, the scar of our racial hatred had already disfigured colonial society. From the sixteenth century forward, blood flowed in battles over racial supremacy. We are perhaps the only nation which tried as a matter of national policy to wipe out its indigenous population. Moreover, we elevated that tragic experience into a noble crusade. Indeed, even today we have not permitted ourselves to reject or feel remorse for this shameful episode. Our literature, our films, our drama, our folklore all exalt it. Our children are still taught to respect the violence which reduced a red-skinned people of an earlier culture into a few fragmented groups herded into impoverished reservations...
... I believe in anger. I believe it is a crime for anyone who is being brutalized to continue to accept that brutality without doing something to defend himself. I am for violence if non-violence means that we continue postponing or even delaying a solution to the American black man’s problem. White man hates to hear anybody, especially a black man, talk about the crime that the white man perpetrated on the black man. But let me remind you that when the white man came into this country, he certainly wasn’t demonstrating non-violence.

7/14 Not 'Concealment', Complicity & Continuity; 'Finding the Limits of U.S. Power"; Unprecedented Crimes & Propaganda


Continuing the Bush/Cheney Assassination Program
By Jeremy Scahill
The politically inconvenient truth, however, is this: An actual investigation would require the Democrats pounding Cheney over his concealment of an assassination program to focus investigation on how President Obama actually implemented and expanded that very assassination program .

lies exposed
Cheney Is Linked to Concealment of C.I.A. Project
 The Central Intelligence Agency withheld information about a secret counterterrorism program from Congress for eight years on direct orders from former Vice President Dick Cheney, the agency’s director, Leon E. Panetta, has told the Senate and House intelligence committees, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said Saturday.

"Congressional leaders have been notified as required, the officials said."
Bush Has Widened Authority of C.I.A. to Kill Terrorists
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 ? The Bush administration has prepared a list of terrorist leaders the Central Intelligence Agency is authorized to kill, if capture is impractical and civilian casualties can be minimized, senior military and intelligence officials said.

7/11 From Amerika: Savage Degradation in Life & Death; Cui Bono "Rebranding Africa"

Not one word from the imperialist "house negro" chief
Whenever the master said “we,” he said “we.” That’s how you can tell a house Negro. Malcolm X, November 19, 1963

employees accused, responsible corporate slum landlords MIA...
Saturday, July 11, 2009 | 5:47 PM
Texas resident Melvin Bryant is listed as the President and CEO of Perpetua Inc. Friday night, his public relations manager said Mr. Bryant was in Chicago, but has briefly left and will return soon. He released a statement saying "at this time, we do not know to what extent of the number of improper relocation of remains at the cemetery"...

Perpetua Inc.'s Tucson telephone number has been disconnected and its Web site is down. Calls to its parent company, Texas venture capital and private equity firm Pacesetter Capital Group, were not returned Friday.

Pacesetter Capital Group is a principal investment firm specializing in expansion and acquisition investments. The firm seeks to invest in broadcasting, manufacturing, services, communication, and technology infrastructure sectors. It prefers to invest in the companies based in the Southwestern region of United States. Pacesetter Capital Group was formed in 1970 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
2435 North Central Expressway
Suite 200
Richardson, TX 75080
United States
Founded in 1970

Mr. Donald R. Lawhorne
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Felix Villalba
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Mr. Rahul Vaid
General Partner and Senior Vice President
Ms. Mary A. Barrera
Vice President and Controller
Mr. Patrick W. Pullman
Vice President

Perpetua, Inc.

7/9/Obama To Russia: No Interference in Other Nations: Surreal Deception, Arrogance, Hypocrisy of Deadly Global Juggernaut

From Pentagon Plan: 'Prevent the Re-Emergence of a New Rival'
NYT March 8, 1992
Following are excerpts from the Pentagon's Feb. 18 draft of the Defense Planning Guidance for the Fiscal Years 1994-1999: This Defense Planning guidance addresses the fundamentally new situation which has been created by the collapse of the Soviet Union, the disintegration of the internal as well as the external empire, and the discrediting of Communism as an ideology with global pretensions and influence. The new international environment has also been shaped by the victory of the United States and its coalition allies over Iraqi aggression -- the first post-cold-war conflict and a defining event in U.S. global leadership. In addition to these two victories, there has been a less visible one, the integration of Germany and Japan into a U.S.-led system of collective security and the creation of a democratic "zone of peace."

Full Spectrum Dominance: Totalitarian Democracy in the New World Order
Video interview with William Engdahl on his book Full Spectrum Dominance:

"Even students and alumni of the Western-oriented business school where Mr. Obama gave the graduation address on Tuesday seemed merely respectful, but hardly enthralled"
the prez: war criminal and obscene stand up comic
Barack Obama urges Russia not to interfere in neighbouring states
The White House billed Obama's Moscow address as a "major foreign policy speech".

7/7/9 Who Says?

digest: Smiley face & silver tongue lead the desperate U.S. juggernaut: massive campaign to destabilize Iran, and now China as U.S. divide - to - conquer - your - enemies 'engages' Russia, the other major capitalist rival threatening U.S. global dominance. Creating and manipulating 'ethnic violence' is U.S. standard tactic, evident from Iraq, Palestine and Iran to Africa

Situated in the northwest of China, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region was known in China as the Western Territory in ancient times. Its 1.66 million square kilometers represent about one-sixth of the total territory of the country, making it the largest of China's regions and provinces. Xinjiang also has the longest boundary among China's provinces and autonomous regions and shares 5,600 kilometers of frontier with Mongolia in the northeast, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in the west, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India in the southwest.
Xinjiang has large deposits of minerals and oil. Oil and gas extraction industry in Aksu and Karamay is booming, with the West–East Gas Pipeline connecting to Shanghai. The oil and petrochemical sector account for 60% of Xinjiang's local economy... (culled from several sites incl. wikipedia)

In his 1997 book “The Grand Chessboard ”, former national security advisor under the Carter administration and informal Obama advisor, Zbigniew Brzezinski highlights the importance of Eurasia for global US primacy. Drawing heavily on Mackinder’s theory he states:

7/2 July 4; From Nesreen; "Dangerous Progressives"; Holocaust Industry; Shackled in Birth; Cybercom:"Not militarizing cyber"

The Hypocrisy of America: This Fourth of July is yours, not mine.
Frederick Douglass: July 4, 1852
In 1852, invited to give a speech in Rochester NY, Douglass delivered the following indictment of & Hard Power Wars a nation celebrating freedom and independence, while keeping slaves.

Fellow citizens, pardon me, and allow me to ask, why am I called upon to speak here today? What have I or those I represent to do with your national independence? Are the great principles of political freedom and of natural justice, embodied in that Declaration of Independence, extended to us? And am I, therefore, called upon to bring our humble offering to the national altar, and to confess the benefits, and express devout gratitude for the blessings resulting from your independence to us?

Would to God, both for your sakes and ours, that an affirmative answer could be truthfully returned to these questions. Then would my task be light, and my burden easy and delightful. For who is there so cold that a nation's sympathy could not warm him? Who so obdurate and dead to the claims of gratitude, that would not thankfully acknowledge such priceless benefits? Who so stolid and selfish that would not give his voice to swell the hallelujahs of a nation's jubilee, when the chains of servitude had been torn from his limbs? I am not that man. In a case like that, the dumb might eloquently speak, and the "lame man leap as an hart."

6/26 USA TODAY: "U.S. grants support Iranian dissidents"

digest: Google shows only USA Today pub. this story, quotes & linked by Wall St Journal/WSJ:NYT silent, TV world news silent, focus on M. Jackson.

"moving forward" .....
U.S. grants support Iranian dissidents
By Ken Dilanian, USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is moving forward with plans to fund groups that support Iranian dissidents, records and interviews show, continuing a program that became controversial when it was expanded by President Bush. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which reports to the secretary of state, has for the last year been soliciting applications for $20 million in grants to "promote democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in Iran," according to documents on the agency's website. The final deadline for grant applications is June 30.

MORE: USAID report on support to Iranian dissidents

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