August 25 2003 Monday
By Christopher Dickey-Newsweek
...The phones, which are
provided exclusively by the bankrupt but well-connected American company
MCI....For a few days at the end of July, a couple of companies from
Bahrain and Kuwait actually did set up a working cell-phone network for the
public. But Bremer shut it down right away. According to the briefer
sent out to meet the press, the “illegal” Bahrain and Kuwait phone service
was interfering with U.S. military communications and the MCI network...
The problem—is that when an elite lives in a world utterly out of touch with
the people around it, letting them languish without modern necessities that
they think are their right (like electricity, airports, phones, and
sometimes water) then anger’s the inevitable consequence...
The article below is from June 2000 while Clinton was president. Bremer's recommendations were prophetic in some cases and frightening in others.
CNN`-June 5, 2000
"We think there's a chance terrorists will try to stage a catastrophic event in the United States in the future," said Bremer, a former State Department ambassador-at-large for counterterrorism....
Among the commission's recommendations:
• Track international students in America..
• Allow the military to lead the response to any major terrorist attack on U.S. soil, as opposed to the FBI or the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
...Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder told CNN ..."I'd be wary of involving the military unless there's some strong showing that the civilian law enforcement has not been doing their job."
Bremer: Iraq Has Become
Battlefield of War on Terrorism
I wonder if Bremer drives a Beamer?
This man's mentality matches the machinations of militaristic manipulation of the masses.
Just imagine being without our Internet access. The blackout did that in 9 seconds for millions here in the US.
Just Keep Them Stupid.
I wonder if Sergio de Mello was offed? And by whom? Bremer immediately stated that on CNN, that de Mello was the target. How did he know so quickly? An attack of that magnitude upon UN members hasn't happened for decades. Zelda wonders too.
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SUBJECT: Is this true??
The last president to lose so many jobs for Americans under his watch was Woodrow Wilson. Have your Hardcore republican board poster put hat in his pipe and see how he spins it. The dotcom jobs were lost under Clinton's watch and he still gave us 22 million plus jobs.
Facts are facts...GOPigs blame Clinton Mantra #1, Democrats Mantra#2 and Liberals Mantra #3.
That's why they never look in mirrors. They'd crack.
Spinning for Democracy,
So what's new??? Sharon assassinates Palestinian
leaders, knowing full well they will come back at Israel. It's bye, bye to
any hope for the peace agreement!!.
Watching the death and destruction in Israel and to occupied Palestine has worsened under Bush. He must want it that way. Sharon and their religious right is as dangerous as Bush and his religious right. Where is the diplomacy? Where is the leadership? It left with the last administration.
The Democrats need to step up to the podium and pave a real road to peace because the ChickenHawks are sacrificing more than our beloved troops. Treason is in the eye of whomever holds the power.
Thanks for the rant, Tom, I needed it.
Bush Blames Osama for pretzel
incident instead of Clinton!!!
"President Bush just came to California. He was here to try and raise money. Good luck. What are we, $38 billion in debt? We should be hitting him up for some dough." —Jay Leno
Why does that MONEY, MONEY, That's all I want song pop into my mind?
The question should be Why didn't Saddam use his weapons
of mass destruction, not why can't they be found. Don't you think, Mary?
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Hurricane Ignacio terrorizing Mexico. (NASA)