Israel Created Hamas to Avoid Peace

Israel does not want peace. Israel created Hamas as a pretext to wage war on the Palestinians. Hamas’ rockets are mere peashooters compared to Israel’s air force but they provide another excuse to kill Palestinians. (Editor’s Note- I re-post this for its timeliness, but reserve judgement.) From 9/6/11 by David Livingstone (abridged by henrymakow.com) The Israelis created Hamas. But before we explore why, let’s be clear that Israel does not want peace. They want all of Palestine, and their belligerent settlement practices confirm that. But the Israelis are posturing as being willing to talk “peace”, only to actually stall that … Continue reading Israel Created Hamas to Avoid Peace

Arrests of US/UK/Israel ‘leaders’ to end lie-began Wars of Aggression?

by Carl Herman Three essential questions: How are we certain US/UK/Israel current armed attacks are unlawful and lie-began Wars of Aggression? How would arrests of “leaders” happen? What can the average person do to help cause arrests of obvious criminals for obvious War Crimes? How are we certain US/UK/Israel current armed attacks are unlawful and lie-began Wars of Aggression? The short answer is because the two treaties that make a government’s armed attack upon another nation are so crystal-clear in letter and intent, and the US/UK/Israel wars are not even close to the definition of “self-defense” that makes war lawful. … Continue reading Arrests of US/UK/Israel ‘leaders’ to end lie-began Wars of Aggression?

Shock and terror: Islamic State boasts mass executions in Iraq (GRAPHIC)

Source: RT Screenshot from Islamic State video As part of their psychological war to create a medieval-style caliphate, the Islamic State has released a new shocking video showing scenes of mass executions, warning Iraqi soldiers and others who dare to resist that they will be rounded up and killed. The Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS/ISIL, stormed through areas of northern Iraq last month, building on territory they had already seized in western Iraq and Syria. The 36-minute video clip was released for the Eid holiday marking the end of Ramadan, sheds a disturbing light on the mentality of the … Continue reading Shock and terror: Islamic State boasts mass executions in Iraq (GRAPHIC)

Bolivia declares Israel ‘terrorist state’, scraps visa exemption agreement

Bolivia has declared Israel to be a “terrorist state” and renounced a visa exemption agreement with the country in protest over the ongoing Israeli military offense in Gaza which already killed more than 1,300 dead and left over 7,000 wounded. LIVE UPDATES: Israel launches ground incursion in Gaza Strip Canceling the 1972 agreement which allowed Israelis to travel freely to Bolivia “means, in other words, we are declaring (Israel) a terrorist state,” the country’s President Evo Morales announced. Morales explained that Operation Protective edge clearly shows that “Israel is not a guarantor of the principles of respect for life and … Continue reading Bolivia declares Israel ‘terrorist state’, scraps visa exemption agreement

Anonymous ‘knocks out’ Mossad website over Israel’s Gaza offensive

AFP Photo / Daniel Roland Hacker group Anonymous has reportedly taken down the website of the Israeli secret service Mossad in protest of Israel’s military incursion in Gaza. The ‘hacktivists’ have already targeted a number of organizations in their mission to stop the “genocide.” Mossad’s website went offline at around 00:40 GMT and is still down at the time of writing. The Israeli government has yet to make any comment on the supposed hack attack. In a previous attack on Monday, Anonymous knocked out multiple Israeli government sites after one of the organization’s members died in the West Bank over … Continue reading Anonymous ‘knocks out’ Mossad website over Israel’s Gaza offensive

This Is Your Brain on Legal Drugs: Let’s End the Drug War With a Minimum of Casualties by Following the Science

by Arianna Huffington Human beings sometimes have a troubling inability to hold two thoughts in mind at the same time. This is true not only when the two thoughts contradict each other but even when they simply appear to be in conflict with each other but actually aren’t. And nowhere is there a greater need for us to get past this tendency than when discussing the ongoing war on drugs and the growing movement for the decriminalization of marijuana. It should be possible to say both that: 1) The drug war is an all-out disaster that has inflicted an untold … Continue reading This Is Your Brain on Legal Drugs: Let’s End the Drug War With a Minimum of Casualties by Following the Science

Dude, Where’s My Frontal Cortex?

There’s a method to the madness of the teenage brain. By Robert Sapolsky Illustration by John Hendrix In the foothills of the Sierra Mountains, a few hours east of San Francisco, are the Moaning Caverns, a cave system that begins, after a narrow, twisting descent of 30-some feet, with an abrupt 180-foot drop. The Park Service has found ancient human skeletons at the bottom of the drop. Native Americans living there at the time didn’t make human sacrifices. Instead, these explorers took one step too far in the gloom. The skeletons belonged to adolescents. No surprises there. After all, adolescence … Continue reading Dude, Where’s My Frontal Cortex?

How deadly Ebola has spread across the globe: Health officials try to trace 30,000 linked to death of US victim – as Nigerian film star sparks outrage by fleeing Africa first-class in an Ebola mask

Fears of a global Ebola pandemic are ‘justified’ an expert has said after a U.S. citizen boarded a flight in Liberia carrying the disease to Nigeria, potentially infecting ‘anyone on the same plane’. Nigerian health officials are in the process of trying to trace 30,000 people, believed to be at risk of contracting the highly-infectious virus, following the death of Patrick Sawyer in Lagos on Friday. . Hong Kong woman quarantined when she fell ill after returning from Kenya . Expert claims panic over death of U.S. man in Nigeria is ‘justified’ . He warned the spread of Ebola could … Continue reading How deadly Ebola has spread across the globe: Health officials try to trace 30,000 linked to death of US victim – as Nigerian film star sparks outrage by fleeing Africa first-class in an Ebola mask

Vile abuse, vicious beatings and constant intimidation from the religious police: Shocking extent of cruel treatment meted out to expat staff by Saudi royals revealed

Abusive: Princess Buniah al-Saud was arrested in Florida in 2001 and accused of beating her servant . Cay Garcia, from Cape Town, worked as a butler for a Saudi princess . Was disgusted by extent of the abuse, mostly directed at Filipino maids . Eventually left after confronting her employer about treatment of staff . Incidents included beatings and rooms being trashed as punishment . Also saw one maid being forced to tip a bucket of ice over her own head . Expats cannot leave without being given an exit visa by their employer . As a result, maids with … Continue reading Vile abuse, vicious beatings and constant intimidation from the religious police: Shocking extent of cruel treatment meted out to expat staff by Saudi royals revealed

From the symptoms of a common cold to bleeding out the ears and eyes: What happens when you are infected with the Ebola virus?

A rising temperature, headache and sore throat are the first signs the Ebola virus is invading the body, attacking the building blocks of the immune system. As the disease progresses, victims suffer blood shot eyes, as tiny blood vessels burst, causing bleeding from the eyes, ears, mouth, and other orifices . The first symptoms include a fever, headache and sore throat . Within days as the Ebola virus attacks the immune system, chronic abdominal pain, muscle aches, vomiting and diarrhoea take hold . The virus pierces blood vessels causing bleeding from the eyes, ears, mouth and other orifices . The … Continue reading From the symptoms of a common cold to bleeding out the ears and eyes: What happens when you are infected with the Ebola virus?