FUCK THE ZIONISTS, FUCK FUCK THE ZIONISTS Iran's leader challenges Europe to take back Jews in Israelhttp://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/672977.htmlAhmadinejad forecast that the West would not answer the questions he had posed but would instead accuse him of "talking against global peace."Iran has called for a cut in global oil production while simultaneously preparing to shift its foreign assets out of Europe.http://news.ft.com/cms/s/a5f70e7e-89ac-11da-86d1-0000779e2340.htmlThe moves were widely interpreted as a signal that Iran is preparing for a long stand-off with the west and sees oil production as a counter weight to international economic pressure.The Homeland Security Department said it had no plans to raise the nation's terror threat alert level and no reason to believe an attack was imminent.http://apnews.myway.com/article/20060121/D8F8P9B00.htmlThe threat on the bin Laden audio tape "means nothing to us," the spokesman for the U.S. Northern Command, which is responsible for the defense of U.S. territory?"Republicans have a post-9/11 worldview _ and many Democrats have a pre-9/11 worldview," Karl Rove told Republican activists.http://www.breitbart.com/news/2006/01/20/D8F8IQQ81.html"That doesn't make them unpatriotic, not at all. But it does make them wrong _ deeply and profoundly and consistently wrong."A recently revealed Pentagon study has found that 80% of Marines killed in Iraq may have survived if they had been wearing the latest body armor. That's hundreds of American troops.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/paul-rieckhoff/tragedies-that-should-not_b_14187.htmlWhy, three years into this war, are our Troops still struggling with inadequate equipment? This is bureaucracy at its worst.It's been 1,587 days since GWB said he'd catch UBL 'Dead or Alive!'When the Arabic news network al-Jazeera broadcast a new audiotape believed to be from Osama bin Laden on Thursday, it gave us the first evidence we've had in 13 months that the al Qaeda leader still lives?http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/19/AR2006011902694.htmlSafely distanced from tell-tale telephones and e-mails that could be used to track him, he may now be giving broad guidance to his followers via a "Pony Express" of trusted couriers."Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, said the new audio tape of Osama bin Laden threatening attacks on American soil "is a vivid reminder why we must continue to intercept communications between al-Qaida overseas and potential operatives in the United States."http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060121/ap_on_go_co/domestic_spying;_ylt=AraJylKfzo5BEu8SS1XJ9pus0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTA3OXIzMDMzBHNlYwM3MDMMeanwhile, Rove Says War on Terror (In All Its Incompetent Failure) Will be Used as Campaign Issue, Yet Again. Ergo, Osama Enters Stage Left.Bin Laden tapes: Fact or fiction?http://www.aljazeera.com/cgi-bin/news_service/middle_east_full_story.asp?service_id=10544The push for IRAQ WAR, for example, won support when a BIN LADEN audiotape helped to cement U.S. claims of links between AL-QAEDA and SADDAM HUSSEIN. This tape was released in February 2003, while the U.S. lobbied heavily for a second UN resolution on IRAQ, and just a month before the war began.Isn't it a mighty big coincidence that Osama returns for a bizarre appearance just as Bush is on the ropes for illegal spying on Americans -- and as Karl Rove announces that he is going to use fear again to maintain one-party dictatorial control over America in the fall elections?http://www.buzzflash.com/index.php?story=Story2Just repeat after us: Fear, Distraction, Fear, Distraction, Fear, Distraction...
Yes, there's a terrorist threat to our way of life. But there's also a more immediate threat to our Constitution, our democracy and our liberties coming from the White House. In the name of preventing the terrorists from attacking us for our freedoms, Bush is taking them away from us one by one. He is letting the terrorists win. He is betraying America.OCCUPIED BAGHDAD, New Iraq - A spate of bombings and shootings across Iraq killed at least eight Iraqis on Saturday, and Britain announced the death of a British security worker in a roadside blast.http://dailynews.att.net/cgi-bin/news?e=pri&dt=060121&cat=news&st=newsd8f92t500&src=apA roadside bomb blast also wounded five bodyguards of President Jalal Talabani in northern Iraq, police said Saturday.
Talabani was not in the convoy when it was attacked late Friday near the town of Salman Beg, some 75 miles south of the northern city of Kirkuk, said police Col. Abbas Mohammed.
An Iraqi army major, his son and his bodyguard were killed in a brazen drive-by shooting Saturday as they headed to work, police Capt. Hakim al-Azawi said. A second son was wounded in the attack near Qadisiyah, 30 miles south of Saddam Hussein's hometown of the northern city of Tikrit.
Also Saturday, a car bomb exploded near the crowded Medina Market in Baghdad's eastern Shaab neighborhood, wounding four people, one critically, said police Lt. Nazim Nasser. One shop was destroyed by the blast.
A Saddam-era army major, Haider Mohammed, was shot dead standing outside his home in Diwaniyah, 80 miles south of Baghdad, police Maj. Mohammed al-Hasnawi said.
Gunmen also killed three butchers standing on a street side in the southern Baghdad neighborhood of Dora, said police Capt. Firas Jiti.
An Iraqi civilian was killed and two were wounded in a roadside bomb blast apparently intended for passing Iraqi police, who escaped the attack unharmed 30 miles west of the southern city of Karbala, said police Capt. Qais al-Azawi.
Police also found the bullet-riddled bodies of Iraqi commando officer Ali Hussein in an open field and former Baath Party member Abdun Hamid in a playground near Karbala, al-Azawi said.