Condi Rice should be struggling to get that big foot out of her mouth after calling the Tsunami a "wonderful opportunity" for the US to show off its soft side...its compassion...and she added :"I think it has paid great dividends for us" ...the compassionate side should be especially convincing after that compassionate remark...even a disaster can have that bunch gloating about how rosy it will be for them...nothing new.
US TV networks are pixillating rear ends on a cartoon show, are censoring film scenes of a nude woman being deactivated after radiation exposure and are generally starting to behave like KTV..The FCC has been fining networks for 'indecency'...
If you are in the mood to vomit, here are new pictures of Abu Ghraib torture...this time by the British troops..
Article 5 (UDHR)
No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
No exceptional circumstances whatsoever, whether a state of war or a threat or war, internal political instability or any other public emergency, may be invoked as a justification of torture.(Convention against Torture)
This deserves to be quoted in full:
A "SEX bomb" that would make enemy soldiers irresistible to each other was considered by the US military.Declassified documents reveal the Pentagon toyed with the idea of an aphrodisiac chemical weapon in 1994.
The gas would have made enemy soldiers sexually irresistible to each other. The weapon's developers said homosexual behaviour among troops would deal a "distasteful but completely non-lethal" blow to morale.
The plans, unearthed from a US air force laboratory in Ohio, were published in New Scientist magazine.
Iraq Elections: Farce of the Century by Felicity Arbuthnot
"the election is not alone fatally flawed, it is illegal.... far from 'free and fair' and heralding Iraqi 'democracy' they are entirely engineered by Bush's man"...
..."names of those standing for election are not widely publicized, many names are indeed unknown and little or no manifestos have been published. However, what is publicized are the names and addresses of all who register to vote, they are displayed - in Iraq and all voting centers abroad - at all polling centers. This is simply and purely 'intimidation' .... disclosing names and addresses is highly dangerous, no one will be safe within or without polling stations, now or later,"
"Where the external votes will be counted and by whom and under what independent monitoring body is unannounced and unknown"
New Intelligence Reports Raise Questions About U.S. Mission in Iraq
by Warren P. Strobel, Jonathan S. Landay and John Walcott
Instead of stabilizing the country, national elections Jan. 30 are likely to be followed by more violence and could provoke a civil war between majority Shiite Muslims and minority Sunni Muslims, the CIA and other intelligence agencies predict, according to senior officials who've seen the classified reports
Red meat dramatically increases the risk of cancer---A fish with a human face found in Korea---Arabic is now the fastest growing foreign language studied in the US and parts of Europe..
Enjoy the cloudy day, and a safe 3eid to you all..