These are just a few of the informative articles from this weekend’s edition of the Information Clearing House (ICH) newsletter:
===Conned AgainBy Paul Craig RobertsObama’s selection of Rahm Israel Emanuel as White House chief of staff is a signal that change ended with Obama’s election. The only thing different about the new administration will be the faces.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article21177.htm===Obama vs. MedvedevNuclear Smackdown in New EuropeBy Mike WhitneyMost of what is written about Medvedev is nonsense. The same corporations that own the politicians own the media as well. Naturally, they want to demonize their rivals. In truth, most Americans would have a lot more in common with Medvedev than they would with Bush, Cheney or any of their “silver spoon” elitist cronies.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article21181.htm===The Machine Grinds OnBy Morton SkorodinThe machine grinds on relentlessly. Now it’s: give Obama a chance. This means: Public, go back to sleep. In the meantime Obama and the state machinery work at feverish pace.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article21180.htm===Tough Sledding AheadSurviving A Coming USD CollapseBy Christopher LairdThe Two insoluble problems that will lead to a depression and ultimately the final USD collapse.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article21179.htm===Pakistan attacks kill 54: :Jets from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) bombed hills in Pakistan’s Khyber tribal district, killing at least five people.
http://tinyurl.com/647vt6===U.S. Missile Attack Kills at Least 10 in Pakistan:Missiles fired from a remotely piloted United States aircraft slammed into a village in the North Waziristan region of Pakistan along the Afghan border on Friday and killed 10 to 13 people, according to a local intelligence official, a Pakistani reporter and two Pakistani television channels.
http://tinyurl.com/5gmzuo===U.S. Admits Killing 37 Afghan Civilians :The U.S. military Saturday admitted it while responding to an insurgent ambush has killed 37 civilians and wounded 35 others in southern Afghanistan’s Kandahar, a Taliban heartland.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article21173.htm======Afghanistan: The Promise and the RealityReckless Soldiers, Slappers and SmackBy Yvonne Ridley in AfghanistanThe day after US war planes bombed an Afghan wedding party killing more than 30 women and children, I drove from Pakistan’s troubled tribal areas to the border crossing.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article21183.htm===Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered Since The U.S. Invaded Iraq “1,284,105”
Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In America’sWar On Iraq 4,193
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