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Date Sent: 2008-08-26
Freedom's Phoenix Headline News for Tuesday, August 26, 2008
 
Russian parliament recognizes breakaway Georgian enclaves -- Iraqi leader insists on troop pullout

FDIC gets ready for bank failures -- Local Governments Cashing in On Homes -- Hundreds Are Held in Immigration Raid -- Joe Biden: War Monger and "Father of the Patriot Act!" -- PR Push for Iraq War Preceded Intelligence Findings -- Warning on voting machines reveals oversight failure -- Senator back from Georgia wants tough action against Russia -- AIG Falls to 13-Year Low After Credit Suisse Report -- Cheney will head diplomatic mission to Georgia war zone -- FBI saw threat of mortgage crisis -- US-Russia chill threatens NASA space program -- Will Authorities Stage Riots In Denver? -- Freedom is Golden - by Ron Paul -- Cindy Sheehan Catches Phone Bugger in the Act at DNC -- DOW falls 2% -- Computer Expert: They Don't Want to Win Elections - They Want to Steal Them -- Secret Crowd Control Weapons used at the last RNC National Convention -- Billboard ads promote church-state split -- Lone accountant takes on IRS and wins -- AT&T Throws Party for Dems Who Voted to Grant Telecoms Immunity for Illegal Domestic Wiretapping -- President Select: Chuck Baldwin on Real ID -- Cuban Olympian Kicks Judge In Face - Fidel Says He Was Justified -- Tom DeLay might be cleared of charges -- Criminals dumping weak US dollar for Euro -- At Height Of Storm, City Crews Sandbag Congresswoman's Home -- Bigelow Aerospace Advances Work on Full-scale Private Space Station -- Reinventing the Evil Empire - by Stephen Lendman Lew Rockwell on the Scott Horton Show on Antiwar Radio
 

Local Governments Cashing in On Homes News Link  •  Housing
Local Governments Cashing in On Homes
8-26-2008  •  NY Times 
Using taxpayer and private money, Boston, Minneapolis, San Diego and a handful of other places are buying foreclosed properties to refurbish and resell them to developers and homeowners in an effort to prevent troubled neighborhoods from sliding into  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Hundreds Are Held in Immigration Raid News Link  •  Immigration
Hundreds Are Held in Immigration Raid
8-26-2008  •  NY Times 
In another large-scale workplace immigration crackdown, federal officials raided a factory here on Monday, detaining at least 350 workers they said were in the country illegally.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Joe Biden: War Monger News Link  •  Eugenics
Joe Biden: War Monger
8-25-2008  •  Foreign Policy in Focus 
Incipient Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama’s selection of Joseph Biden as his running mate constitutes a stunning betrayal of the anti-war constituency who made possible his hard-fought victory in the Democratic primaries and caucuses.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Joe Biden: Bragging he is the News Link  •  Eugenics
Joe Biden: Bragging he is the "Father of the Patriot Act!"
8-25-2008  •  The New Republic 
In the wake of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, Biden did, in fact, champion an anti-terrorism bill similar to the one now before Congress (though it was, as he complains, badly watered down by anti-government conservatives and leftist civil libertari  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Stop the Insanity! News Link  •  Corruption
Stop the Insanity!
8-25-2008  •  Nolan Chart 
Doing the same thing over again and again while expecting different results is one definition of insanity. Obviously, our government hasn't figured that out yet. [The article I wish I wrote.]  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
 PR Push for Iraq War Preceded Intelligence Findings News Link  •  Central Intelligence Agency
PR Push for Iraq War Preceded Intelligence Findings
8-25-2008  •  Scoop 
The U.S. intelligence community buckled sooner in 2002 than previously reported to Bush administration pressure for data justifying an invasion of Iraq, according to a documents posting on the Web today by National Security Archive senior fellow John  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
FDIC gets ready for bank failures News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
FDIC gets ready for bank failures
8-25-2008  •  Infinite Unknown 
The FDIC, which had shrunk to 4,600 employees from 23,000 at the height of the savings and loan meltdown, has been gearing up for another wave of bank failures. It’s hiring 70 new employees and bringing back 70 retirees to beef up its teams that s  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
The Smoking Gun News Link  •  Precious Metals
The Smoking Gun
8-25-2008  •  SilverSeek 
For years, the data contained in the weekly Commitment of Traders Report, issued by the CFTC, have indicated that several large COMEX traders have manipulated the price of silver and gold. For an equal number of years, the CFTC has reluctantly respon  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Warning on voting machines reveals oversight failure News Link  •  Voting - Election Integrity
Warning on voting machines reveals oversight failure
8-25-2008  •  McClatchy News 
Disclosure of an election computer glitch that could drop ballot totals for entire precincts is stirring new worries that an unofficial laboratory testing system failed for years to detect an array of flaws in $1.5 billion worth of voting equipment s  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Cheney will head diplomatic mission to Georgia war zone News Link  •  Foreign Policy
Cheney will head diplomatic mission to Georgia war zone
8-25-2008  •  AP 
President Bush is dispatching Vice President Dick Cheney to Georgia, setting up a high-ranking diplomatic mission to an ally reeling from war. The White House announced today that Cheney will head abroad on Sept. 2 for stops in three former Soviet  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Senator back from Georgia wants tough action against Russia News Link  •  Foreign Policy
Senator back from Georgia wants tough action against Russia
8-25-2008  •  McClatchy News 
Sen. Lindsey Graham said his visit to Georgia, Ukraine and Poland, at Sen. John McCain's behest, persuaded him that the US and its allies must take tough steps to prevent further Russian military aggression against its neighbors.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Opinion  •  Scott Horton Show at Antiwar Radio
Lew Rockwell on the Scott Horton Show on Antiwar Radio
Mark Jokel
  
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AIG Falls to 13-Year Low After Credit Suisse Report News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
AIG Falls to 13-Year Low After Credit Suisse Report
8-25-2008  •  Bloomberg 
American International Group Inc., the largest U.S. insurer, fell to the lowest in New York trading since 1995 after Credit Suisse Group said mortgage writedowns may cause a $2.41 billion third-quarter loss. [maybe taxpayers could help]  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
US-Russia chill threatens NASA space program News Link  •  Space Travel and Exploration
US-Russia chill threatens NASA space program
8-25-2008  •  AFP 
The chill left on US-Russian relations by Moscow’s military incursion into Georgia could spell problems for future US access to the International Space Station, US experts said. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will become dependent  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
FBI saw threat of mortgage crisis News Link  •  Housing
FBI saw threat of mortgage crisis
8-25-2008  •  LA Times 
Long before the mortgage crisis began rocking Main Street and Wall Street, a top FBI official made a chilling, if little-noticed, prediction: The booming mortgage business was starting to attract shady operators and billions in losses were possible.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Stu Bykofsky Presents the Comedic Stylings of ... Bob Barr?? News Link  •  Eugenics
Stu Bykofsky Presents the Comedic Stylings of ... Bob Barr??
8-25-2008  •  Steve Young 
A liberal comedy writer and a former conservative congressman who seemed to be missing the humor gene, teaming up to create seven minutes of standup nirvana. Not nirvana as in heavenly, but then again not Nirvana as in suicidal rock star.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Brock Lorber
Will Authorities Stage Riots In Denver?<br>by Paul Joseph Watson News Link  •  Eugenics
Will Authorities Stage Riots In Denver?
by Paul Joseph Watson

8-25-2008  •  Prison Planet 
The major question hanging over the DNC, which starts in Denver today, is whether or not authorities will follow the lead of previous mass protest events, and actively stage violence to justify a brutal crackdown on legitimate demonstrators.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Cindy Sheehan Catches Phone Bugger in the Act at DNC News Link  •  Eugenics
Cindy Sheehan Catches Phone Bugger in the Act at DNC
8-25-2008  •  Infowars 
The following is an excerpt from a report posted by Cindy Sheehan at the San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center: The most troubling thing happened, though, when I arrived back to my hotel. We got back early because the altitude and sleepl  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
DNC Convention Barack Obama Protests in Denver by Tony Perri News Link  •  Eugenics
DNC Convention Barack Obama Protests in Denver by Tony Perri
8-25-2008  •  Youtube 
Protestors at the DNC Convention in Denver in front of the Pepsi Center. Ron Kovic led the anti-war march from the Colorado State Capitol building to the entrance of the Pepsi Center. Police raised their guns and got tear gas ready for this rowdy pro  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Computer Expert: They Don't Want to Win Elections - They Want to Steal Them News Link  •  Voting - Election Integrity
Computer Expert: They Don't Want to Win Elections - They Want to Steal Them
8-25-2008  •  After Downing Street (video) 
A fun little video on voting machine hacking -- you must listen carefully for the interviewer questions.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Freedom is Golden<br>by Ron Paul Feature Article  •  Eugenics
Freedom is Golden
by Ron Paul

Powell Gammill
   There was a time when it was unthinkable that a government as powerful as that of the Soviet Union's could possibly crumble, yet crumble it did. The irony is that the strength of the Soviet government was also its weakness, as no country, no eco
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 Iraqi leader insists on deadline for troop pullout News Link  •  WAR: About that War
Iraqi leader insists on deadline for troop pullout
8-25-2008  •  AP 
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki dug in his heels Monday on the future of the U.S. military in Iraq, insisting that all foreign soldiers leave the country by a specific date in 2011 and rejecting legal immunity for American troops. Despite the tough  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
DOW falls 2% News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
DOW falls 2%
8-25-2008  •  Reuters 
US stocks fell sharply on Monday as credit concerns hounded financial stocks while global growth worries hurt big technology and industrial companies. The 3 major indexes fell about 2% each, wiping out gains booked on Friday, though traders said thin  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Deer, cattle have true animal magnetism News Link  •  Science, Medicine and Technology
Deer, cattle have true animal magnetism
8-25-2008  •  Reuters 
Grazing cattle and sleeping deer tend to align their bodies along the North-South axis of the Earth's magnetic field. Herdsmen and hunters have long known that cattle and sheep tend to face the same direction when grazing, but had believed they w  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
What’s your reaction to the ‘Imagine No Religion’ billboards? (CBS TV10 Phoenix, Arizona) Feature Article  •  Religion: Believers
What’s your reaction to the ‘Imagine No Religion’ billboards? (CBS TV10 Phoenix, Arizona)
Ernest Hancock
   Signs are going up now.
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Billboard ads promote church-state split News Link  •  Religion: Non-Believers - Atheists
Billboard ads promote church-state split
8-25-2008  •  Arizona Republic 
A national organization that promotes freedom from religion and separation of church and state is hoping to get Phoenix commuters talking with five controversial billboards that will go up this week that read "Imagine No Religion."  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Secret Crowd Control Weapons used at the last RNC National Convention News Link  •  Eugenics
Secret Crowd Control Weapons used at the last RNC National Convention
08-25-2008  •  By Amanda Onion, ABC News 
Outside the convention hall, New York City police plan to control protesters using a device that directs sound for up to 1,500 feet in a spotlight-like beam. Police have shown how they can convey orders in a normal voice to someone as far as four bl  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Veritas Vincit
Russian parliament recognizes breakaway Georgian enclaves News Link  •  World News
Russian parliament recognizes breakaway Georgian enclaves
8-25-2008  •  McClatchy News 
Russia's parliament voted unanimously to recognize the independence of 2 Georgian breakaway regions its military invaded. Reuters  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Lone accountant takes on IRS and wins News Link  •  TAXES: Federal
Lone accountant takes on IRS and wins
8-25-2008  •  AP 
It took seven years, but Charles Ulrich did something many people dream about, but few succeed at: He beat the IRS in a tax dispute. Not only that, but tax experts say potentially millions of other taxpayers could benefit from his victory.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
President Select: Chuck Baldwin on Real ID News Link  •  Constitution
President Select: Chuck Baldwin on Real ID
08-25-2008  •  BeatTheChip.org 
BeatTheChip's PRESIDENTIAL SELECT featuring Chuck Baldwin This week we will be featuring Chuck Baldwin, Constitutional Party (CP) candidate and his stances on the Real ID Act. Baldwin, as the Constitutional Party nominee, had the most to say a  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Sheila Dean
AT&T Throws Party for Dems Who Voted to Grant Telecoms Immunity for Illegal Domestic Wiretapping News Link  •  Corruption
AT&T Throws Party for Dems Who Voted to Grant Telecoms Immunity for Illegal Domestic Wiretapping
8-25-2008  •  Democracy NOW! 
Democracy Now! tries to cover one of the first of over 1,200 parties during the Democratic National Convention"this one thrown by AT&T to support Democrats who voted to grant the company immunity for illegal wiretapping of Americans.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Tom DeLay might be cleared of charges News Link  •  Corruption
Tom DeLay might be cleared of charges
8-25-2008  •  American-Statesman 
Money-laundering charges against former U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay and two indicted co-conspirators may be dismissed because the 2002 campaign finance case involved checks and not cash, a lawyer for DeLay said.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Cuban Olympian Kicks Judge In Face - Fidel Says He Was Justified News Link  •  OLYMPICS Beijing China Summer 2008
Cuban Olympian Kicks Judge In Face - Fidel Says He Was Justified
8-25-2008  •  Examiner.com 
Taekwondo officials want Matos and his coach banned for life from the sport. But Castro expressed "our total solidarity" for both Matos and his coach.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Chip Saunders
At Height Of Storm, City Crews Sandbag Congresswoman's Home News Link  •  Legislative Mischief
At Height Of Storm, City Crews Sandbag Congresswoman's Home
8-25-2008  •  News 4 Jax 
During the height of Tropical Storm Fay, when many Jacksonville residents were trying to keep rising water out of their homes or dealing with fallen trees and power lines, the city sent a public works crew to put sandbags around Brown's home  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Criminals dumping weak US dollar for euro News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
Criminals dumping weak US dollar for euro
8-25-2008  •  AFP 
The weakened US dollar has fallen out of favor with organized crime groups to pay for drug shipments or to settle scores, a Canadian government report said.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Denver: The Unofficial Guide to Unwelcome Activities (updated) News Link  •  Eugenics
Denver: The Unofficial Guide to Unwelcome Activities (updated)
8-25-2008  •  The Nation 
While the Democrat's play, there's a shadow structure of progressive organizing taking the form of panels, protests, film festivals and, of course, parties trying to catch the eyes of the world which will be focused on Denver this week.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Bigelow Aerospace Advances Work on Full-scale Private Space Station News Link  •  Space Travel and Exploration
Bigelow Aerospace Advances Work on Full-scale Private Space Station
8-25-2008  •  Space.com 
Building on lessons they continue to learn from their two space stations still operating in low Earth orbit, the team at Bigelow Aerospace of North Las Vegas, Nev., is accelerating its push to get a habitable version launched.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Reinventing the Evil Empire Feature Article  •  WAR: About that War
Reinventing the Evil Empire
Stephen Lendman
   US v. Russia and today's stakes are bigger than ever.
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Dem Convention Pix: Denver Is Progressive Magnet News Link  •  Politics: Democratic Campaigns
Dem Convention Pix: Denver Is Progressive Magnet
08-25-2008  •  RidesAPaleHorse 
The Democrat Convention is Mile High this week. Special Convention Correspondent, RidesAPaleHorse, sends in another batch of pix, showing everybody from Amnistia to “Let Ralph (Nader) Debate!” to “Al Qaeda Fan Club” is in Denver. The Progressives are  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Randy Ricochet
Edwards’ Campaign Quietly Refunds Contributions to Bundlers, Big Backers News Link  •  Eugenics
Edwards’ Campaign Quietly Refunds Contributions to Bundlers, Big Backers
08-25-2008  •  Ginn 
Who were the big bucks donors who got their money refunded from the Edwards campaign back in March? Lots of trial attorneys and Hollywood bundlers. Oh, and actor Peter Coyote got his $55 back, too.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Randy Ricochet
John Edwards Scandal: Many Big Edwards Donors Got Refunds in March News Link  •  Eugenics
John Edwards Scandal: Many Big Edwards Donors Got Refunds in March
08-25-2008  •  Mondoreb 
With no fanfare or media coverage, the Edwards ‘08 for President campaign issued refund checks to many of its biggest contributors back in March. Totaling $3.83 million, trial attorneys and big bundlers topped the list of refund recipients. Perhaps,  Read Full Story
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