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HSBC Caught in New Drug Money Laundering Scandal By Tom Burghardt, November 02 2012
While HSBC’s Canary Wharf masters are back-peddling furiously over charges that they gave a leg up to terrorist financiers and drug traffickers as a recent U.S. Senate report charged, new evidence emerged that its business as usual for the multinational …
The Universe Unraveling: The Fate of Those Who Do Not Love the Empire By William Blum, November 02 2012

The Southeast Asian country of Laos in the late 1950s and early 60s was a complex and confusing patchwork of civil conflicts, changes of government and switching loyalties. The CIA and the State Department alone could take credit for engineering

Money Laundering and Offshore Fraud for the Rich, Economic Austerity for the Poor By Julie Lévesque, November 02 2012

Offshore banking is the elephant in the global economic room which the political and financial elite is trying to hide from the public view. While imposing austerity measures on hard working citizens, they are well aware that astronomical amounts of …

Syria: US-Backed Terrorists Mass Murder Unarmed Civilians By Tony Cartalucci, November 02 2012

The Washington Post claims “soldiers” were executed – terrorists in video clearly refer to victims as civilian “shabih.” Victims had no weapons, uniforms, or IDs indicating they were soldiers.

An egregious war crime was reported on by the Washington Post, …

The Social Onslaught of Economic Austerity in Rural Greece By Chris Jones, November 01 2012

Ambelos is just one of a number of ‘mountain’ villages on Samos Island . It is where I have lived full time for the past 5 years. The last 2 censuses have recorded a village population in excess of 300

South African Miners Killed By Bill Van Auken, November 01 2012

Mine security guards shot and killed two striking coal miners in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday, amid continuing tensions and clashes in South Africa’s mining sector.

The latest killings took place at a mine near Dannhauser, about 125 miles south of Johannesburg. …

US Dumps Syrian National Council (SNC), Focus Exclusively on Arming “Al Qaeda in Syria” By Tony Cartalucci, November 01 2012

The Washington Post in its recent article, “U.S. looks to build alternative Syrian opposition leadership,” claims:

The Obama administration has spent the past several months in secret diplomatic negotiations aimed at building a new Syrian opposition leadership structure

Extrajudicial Assassinations are “Legal”: American Democracy and the “Disposition Matrix” By Joseph Kishore, October 31 2012

The media and political establishment have responded with near total silence to the Washington Post’s revelation last week that the Obama administration has transformed extra-judicial assassination into a permanent practice of the US government.

What should be immediate grounds …

Hurricane Sandy leaves 8 million without power in US By Kate Randall, October 31 2012

Hurricane Sandy came ashore in New Jersey Monday evening and steamed inland on Tuesday, delivering punishing winds, rain and snow. The US death toll rose to 40, with many of the victims killed by falling trees. More than 8 million …

Destroying Iran’s Economy. Fighting dollarization By Eric Walberg, October 31 2012
The West’s attempts to destroy the Iranian economy through heightened sanctions—including most imports, oil exports and use of banks for trade operations—is having its affect. According to Johns Hopkins University Professor Steve Hanke, Iran is facing hyperinflation, with a monthly
Middle East War Could Erupt Right After U.S. Presidential Election By Global Research News, October 31 2012

by Vladimir Sazhin

While Israel’s right-wing politicians consolidate, the military makes no effort to conceal its active preparations for combat. Military exercise follows military exercise. Some experts even concede that the al-Hartum factory strike, widely attributed in the press to

Greek Whistleblower: Billions in Secret Offshore Bank Accounts By Stephen Lendman, October 31 2012

Doing the right thing is risky. Greek magazine publisher Costas Vaxevanis faces charges of violating state privacy laws. Potentially he faces two years in prison.

Press freedom and whistleblowing should be inviolate. Not in today’s corrupt money controlled world. More …

BP’s Macondo Gulf Oil Spill: The Public Was Misled. There Are THREE – Not One – Leaking Wellheads By Washington's Blog, October 31 2012

BP Had Pretended There Was Only 1 Wellhead

During the 2010 Gulf oil spill, BP talked about, filmed, and ultimately announced that it had capped one leaking wellhead.

But as we noted at the time:

Matt Simmons was an energy

Evidence on election tampering documented in book on election integrity movement by Marta Steele. By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman, October 31 2012

CICJ Books has just released “Grassroots, Geeks, Pros, and Pols: The Election Integrity Movement’s Rise and Nonstop Battle to Win Back the People’s Vote, 2000-2008” by Marta Steele.

Marta Steele has done yeoman work for the election integrity movement. She

U.S. Elections: Will the Dead Vote and Voting Machines be Hacked? By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, October 31 2012

“He who casts a vote decides nothing. He who counts the vote decides everything.” Joseph Stalin

Whether or not he said it, Stalin’s quote has entered into folklore. For a vote to mean anything, those counting the ballots must have …

Hurricane Sandy: Fuel Pool Crisis Narrowly Averted at Oyster Creek (NJ) Nuclear Plant By Washington's Blog, October 30 2012

Problems at 4 Other Nuclear Plants … Apparently None Were Severe

We reported last Friday that Hurricane Sandy could cause problems at Oyster Creek, Salem, Indian Point, Limerick and other nuclear plants in the Northeast.

We noted yesterday that Oyster

Spreading Protest against Neoliberalism In The Digital Age By Colin Todhunter, October 30 2012

As the debate rumbles on about India opening its doors further to powerful transnational companies, the question to be asked is just what is there in fact left to discuss?

The neoliberal agenda of the US via the policies of …

Has the Election already been Stolen for Romney/Ryan? By Larry Chin, October 30 2012
Mitt Romney has direct ties to voting machines. His son, Tagg Romney and a cadre of former Bain Capital business partners are owners of Hart Intercivic, whose voting machines are used in all fifty states.
Austerity and Political Balkanization: The Rise of Separatist Agitation in Europe By Chris Marsden, October 30 2012

Recent months have seen one example after another of gains for parties advocating the creation of new, small states in Spain, Belgium, Italy, Scotland and elsewhere in Europe.

The growth in support for such tendencies has been fuelled by the

Poverty, Hunger and Inequality Grow in Spain By Alejandro López, October 30 2012

There has been a dramatic rise in poverty, hunger and inequality across Spain since the outbreak of the economic crisis in 2008. Spain has now become the country with the most inequality of all 27 countries of the European Union …

Why is Mitt Romney so Confident? Is the GOP Stealing the Elections? By Denis Campbell, October 30 2012

 Why is Mitt Romney so confident? In states where the winner will be decided by less than 10%, of the vote he already knows he will win. This is no tinfoil hat conspiracy. It’s a math problem. And mathematics showed

Manhattan Subway Floods … Cars Float Down Wall Street By Washington's Blog, October 30 2012

New York City Swamped by Hurricane Sandy

As of 8:48 p.m. East Coast time, the tide height at New York Harbor at the Battery is 13.72 feet … and rising:

f2 Manhattan Subway Floods ... Cars Float Down Wall Street

This is not only more than 7 feet above flood

Five Easy Post-Election Predictions, No Matter Who Wins By Shamus Cooke, October 30 2012
It’s true that Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have many political differences. But they also agree on many essential policies; enough to make the next four years easily predictable, no matter who wins. Here are five predictions based on the
Obama Rejects Palestinian Statehood By Stephen Lendman, October 30 2012

Last year, US Jerusalem Consul General, Daniel Rubenstein, told chief negotiator Saeb Erekat that Washington will veto a UN Security Council resolution on Palestinian sovereignty within June 1967 borders.

Doing so is illegal. It also carries no weight. The General …

Latin American Paramilitarism in “The Age of Democracy” By Michael Barker, October 30 2012

On August 20, 2012, retired Colombian military general Mauricio Santoyo, former security chief for ex-president Alvaro Uribe, pled guilty to working with the right-wing paramilitary organization, the United Self Defence Forces of Colombia. In his plea agreement, Santoyo acknowledged

China Versus America: World War I-Type “Shadow War” Looms Over East Asia By Stop NATO, October 30 2012

By Guan Yan

As tensions in East Asia grow, driven by conflicts over islands, China’s rising power, and the renewed US role in the region, some find the situation disturbingly reminiscent of Europe in the 1910s. Could the region be

Hillary Seeking a Graceful Exit? By Boris Volkhonsky, October 30 2012

[I]nstead of ending the two wars, Obama and his foreign policy and security team have bogged down in one of them for an unspecified time, and would have done the same in Iraq as well had they not irritated the

Rising Water Levels: Alert at New Jersey Nuclear Plant By Global Research News and Washington's Blog, October 30 2012

Alert Issued at Oldest Nuclear Plant in the U.S.

As we explained earlier today, the Oyster Creek plant in New Jersey is most likely to be affected by Hurricane Sandy.

At around 8:30 p.m. tonight, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory

The Virtual Economic Recovery By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, October 30 2012

Since mid-2009 the US has been enjoying a virtual recovery courtesy of a rigged inflation measure that understates inflation. The financial Presstitutes spoon out the government’s propaganda that prices are rising less than 2%. But anyone who purchases food, fuel, …

How to Bomb Iran: “Israel Cannot Do the Job” By Philip Giraldi, October 29 2012

According to intelligence analyst Philip Giraldi  “the Israeli leadership [stance] to attack Iran is not a serious plan… It is more likely a long running disinformation operation to somehow convince the United States to do the job or a deliberate

“Pro-Democracy” Groups Behind Myanmar Refugee Attacks By Tony Cartalucci, October 29 2012

Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi, leaders of the “Saffron Revolution,” leading ethnic cleansing of Myanmar refugees.

People don’t just come out into the streets and begin murdering each other. There are always instigators on one side, perhaps both, leading …

Center of Meningitis Outbreak: US Health Officials Find Suspected Cause By Kate Randall, October 29 2012

During a tour of the New England Compounding Center (NECC), investigators from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found foreign “greenish-black” material in some vials of the injectable steroid suspected as the cause of the ongoing meningitis outbreak.

The …

Electronic Voting and the 2004 “Election Theft”: John Kerry Must Speak Out By David Swanson, October 29 2012

The presidential election of 2004 left much to be desired.  Millions of votes were suppressed, and the evidence is overwhelming that votes were flipped by interested parties.  Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman summarize:

“The widespread use of electronic voting

Venezuela: The Future of ‘21st Century Socialism’ after the Poll By Federico Fuentes, October 29 2012

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s re-election on October 7 with more than 55% of the vote was vital for two reasons.

First, the Venezuelan people blocked the return to power of the neoliberal right. Had they won, these US-backed forces would …

Islamophobia: How Anti-Muslim bigotry was brought into the American mainstream By Alex Kane, October 29 2012

Ahmed Sharif was a 44-year-old Muslim Bangladeshi taxi driver in New York City. It was August 24, 2010, a time that marked the height of vitriolic protests against a planned Islamic center to be located in lower Manhattan, a few

America’s Permanent War Agenda: Secret Kill Lists, Global Drone Wars, Special Forces By Stephen Lendman, October 29 2012

Call it elevating Murder, Inc. to a higher level. A Washington Post Special Report discussed America’s permanent war agenda.

It includes targeted killings, Obama’s secret kill list, global drone wars, and White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan’s new rules for …

COINTELPRO Techniques for Dilution, Misdirection and Control of an Internet Forum By Washington's Blog, October 29 2012

The Gentleman’s Guide To Forum Disruption

We have repeatedly addressed the topic of disruption of logical debate on the Internet.

An anonymous writer posted an important new report on disruption at Pastebin. It is in the style of

Hurricane Sandy May Score a Direct Hit On Spent Fuel Pools at Nuclear Plant By Washington's Blog, October 29 2012

Preface: We hope and expect that the severity of the hurricane is being overblown, and that the nuclear plants in the Northeast will ride out the storm without any incident.

We noted Friday that

United Nations: Boycott International companies that benefit from Israeli settlements By Global Research News, October 29 2012

The Human Rights Council’s special rapporteur, Richard Falk, urged the international community to boycott 13 companies benefiting from business with Israeli settlements, the United Nations reported on its website on Thursday.

“Businesses should not breach international humanitarian law

The New World Economic Order: Deepening the U.S.-EU Transatlantic “Trade Partnership” By Dana Gabriel, October 29 2012
The U.S. and European Union (EU) are working towards launching official negotiations on a deal that would further deepen their transatlantic trade partnership.
Korean History: Architect of 1980 Gwangju Massacre, Former Dictator Chun Doo-hwa By Stuart Smallwood, October 28 2012

A former mass-murdering dictator notorious for his rule during the Gwangju Massacre and for his unscrupulous theft from the South Korean people was granted a diplomatic travel passport from the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on September

America’s New “Defense Concept” By Andrei Akulov, October 28 2012

The USA has come up with a new Americas defense concept. On October 4 the Western Hemisphere Defense Policy Statement saw light outlining the major security vision for the next decade or longer.It makes precise how the January 2012 Defense

America vs. Bank of America Lawsuit: “Spectacularly Brazen” Fraud. No Criminal Charges By Barry Grey, October 28 2012

In the latest token civil suit by the Obama administration against a major Wall Street bank, the Department of Justice on Wednesday charged Bank of America with wholesale mortgage fraud.

The complaint filed by the US attorney for Manhattan, Preet …

Beyond President Chavez Electoral Victory: Socialism in a Rentier State By Prof. James Petras, October 28 2012
The opposition will oppose any changes in ownerships of the private banks, mass media and strategic economic centers which they dominate.
New York Hospital sacrificed for an Israel-backed Science Facility By Global Research News, October 28 2012

by Terri Ginsberg

A New York science campus will be jointly overseen by Israel’s Technion university, which has developed technology used in Caterpillar bulldozers used to destroy Palestinian homes.

(Oren Ziv / ActiveStills)

Despite critical opposition from residents

Are American Troops Protecting Afghan Opium? By Washington's Blog, October 28 2012
The U.S. government has – in some parts of the world – protected drug operations. Big American banks also launder money for the drug cartels.
Paul Wellstone: Tenth Anniversary of His Assassination By Stephen Lendman, October 28 2012

October 25 marked the 10th anniversary of Wellstone’s death. Was it accidental or an assassination to silence a sadly missed principled voice? Convincing evidence suggests foul play. More on that below.

On October 25, 2002, The New York Times headlined …

Fukushima Operators Struggle To Contain ‘Outrageous Amount’ Of Radioactive Water By Common Dreams, October 27 2012

Operators of Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi plant are having trouble storing a perpetual accumulation of radioactive cooling water from the plant’s broken reactors, the plant’s water-treatment manager, Yuichi Okamura, told the Associated Press in an interview this week.

The plant currently …

It’s U.S. Election Showtime… By Thierry Meyssan, October 27 2012

Over the last 30 years, no U.S. presidential election has signaled a change in Washington’s foreign policy of Washington. Important decisions have been made outside this time frame. It is quite obvious that the president is the superintendent of a

How Wall Street Won the Election Long Before The First Vote Was Cast By Nomi Prins, October 27 2012

Before the campaign contributors lavished billions of dollars on their favorite candidate; and long after they toast their winner or drink to forget their loser, Wall Street was already primed to continue its reign over the economy.

For, after three

Drone-murders of Americans ‘Totally Right, Totally Constitutional’: Homeland Security Chairperson By Washington's Blog, October 27 2012

… and if you question it, you are “a horrible moron,” concludes Peter T. King, Chair of the House Committee on Homeland Security.

This 2-minute video from We Are Change Luke Rudkowski powerfully captures what US “leadership” has become.

US is Allied with and Actively Supports Al Qaeda By James F. Tracy and Kourosh Ziabari, October 27 2012

American political commentator professor James F. Tracy believes that the United States has been constantly allied with Al-Qaeda and has supported it militarily and financially.

“Major media have recently had to acknowledge that US-NATO interests are aligned with Al Qaeda

Wall Street’s “Deficit Manifesto”: Eighty Top CEOs tell Obama, Romney to Slash Social Spending By David Walsh, October 27 2012

The chief executives of 80 large US corporations have issued a “Deficit Manifesto,” calling on the next president to “fix America’s debt” by making substantial “changes in the federal budget.” The statement was published by the Wall Street Journal on

Financial Turbulence: New Downturn in the Global Economy By Nick Beams, October 27 2012

There are increasing signs that the global economy is about to enter a new period of financial turbulence, coupled with deepening recession in a growing number of countries.

In the immediate aftermath of the global economic breakdown that began in …

UN team to investigate civilian drone deaths By Global Research News, October 27 2012
EmmersonLondon-based UN expert says Geneva unit will investigate civilian drone deathsThe United Nations plans to set up a special investigation unit examining claims of civilian deaths in individual US covert drone strikes.

UN investigators have been critical of US

Netanyahu/Lieberman Unite for War By Stephen Lendman, October 27 2012

American crimes of war and against humanity perhaps exceed all other rogue states in history combined.

Pound-for-pound, however, Israeli lawlessness matches the world’s worst. Long ago, it graduated from a regional menace to a global one.

It enforces barbaric occupation …

Dozen Nuclear Plants In Hurricane Sandy’s Path, Brace for Impact By Washington's Blog, October 27 2012

North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut

Bloomberg reports:

“Because of the size of [Hurricane Sandy], we could see an impact to coastal and inland plants,” Neil Sheehan, a spokesman based in Philadelphia for the

Will War Criminals Ever Be Prosecuted? By Washington's Blog, October 27 2012

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It is virtually beyond dispute that Bush and Cheney are war criminals.

Will they ever be prosecuted?

Or does might make right … since the victor writes history?

“Whoever Owns Space Owns the World”: Star Wars or Star Peace? By Andrei Kislyakov, October 27 2012

The US is making huge investments into satellite technology. Back in 2009 US Defence Minister Robert Gates convinced Congress to designate a sum of $10.7 billion to developing this field.

“Whoever owns space also owns the world,” says the former

No Substantive Difference between Obama and Romney’s Foreign Policy By Rick Rozoff and John Robles, October 27 2012
There is “little meaningful difference” between the Democrats and the Republicans and successive administrations in the US when it comes to foreign policy issues. The owner of Stop NATO Rick Rozoff gave his assessment of the candidates after the US
Addiction to Smokeless Tobacco in America By Charles Foerster, October 27 2012
The obvious target is the youth of America. The tobacco industry is aware of their vulnerability so they focus on large attendance venues where the impressionable youth gather
Czech Elections: “No” to Austerity and “Yes” to Strengthening the Left By Socialist Project, October 27 2012

Jiri Málek

On 12–13 October 2012, elections took place in the Czech Republic. The elections were for regional assemblies and one-third of the Senate. Their political impact could have far-reaching results for the whole of society. They signalled a resounding

Covert War on Terror – the Data By Global Research News, October 27 2012
Reaper unmanned drone (Photo US Dept of Defense/ Flickr)

Yemen: reported US covert action 2012

US covert strikes in Yemen continue to escalate through 2012 – see the data here.

Obama at the Pentagon January 2012 (Flikr/ An Honorable German)

Obama 2012 Pakistan strikes

Ten days into the New Year the CIA’s drones ended the longest pause of Obama’s

Obama’s Gitmo betrayal By Matthew Harwood, October 27 2012

Nearly five years ago, Gary Isaac, a corporate lawyer at a prestigious Chicago law firm, drank deeply from candidate Sen. Barack Obama’s rhetorical reservoir of hope and change. The change Isaac was most concerned about had to do with the

Syria: US-NATO Sponsored Rebels break the Cease Fire By Global Research News, October 26 2012

Reported this morning, the cease-fire  was broken by the NATO sponsored rebels.

Terrorist acts directed against military posts were conducted  throughout the country on Friday.

“Armed terrorist groups opened fire on military posts in Deir Ezzor, including checkpoints in Halabyeh …

Imperialism In The X-Factor Age By Colin Todhunter, October 26 2012
From the TV news and commercials to the game-shows and latest instant fame program, misinformation and distraction pervade all aspects of life.
Countering the Global Corporate-Insurgency which Subverts our Institutions By Tony Cartalucci, October 26 2012
The terms insurgency and counterinsurgency can quickly become confusing in a politically motivated context. However, generally speaking, an insurgency seeks to overthrow an established institution or political order, while a counterinsurgency seeks to maintain that order.In the United States, …
NATO Using Al Qaeda “Rat Lines” to Flood Syria With Foreign Terrorists By Tony Cartalucci, October 26 2012

The discredited and now obscure, defected Syrian ambassador Nawaf Fares, had claimed mid-summer of 2012 that the Syrian government had been behind the influx of foreign terrorists that entered Iraq during the later phases of the US-British occupation of Iraq. …

Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and the Military Trial of Alleged 9/11 Plotters By Don Knowland, October 26 2012

Pretrial arguments began last week and continued Wednesday in the military commission trial in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba of the alleged 9/11 plotters over the US government’s attempt to suppress any testimony by the defendants on their torture at the hands

Institutionalized state assassinations and the November 6 election By Bill Van Auken, October 26 2012

With barely a week and a half to go until the November 6 presidential elections, the entire spectrum of the American pseudo-left is exerting maximum efforts to turn out votes for Obama with the claim that the reelection of the

The DOJ Vigilantes: Arresting the “Bad Guys” By Stephen Lendman, October 26 2012

Call it three-bagger injustice. Three “bad guys” in one week include one wrongfully arrested, another forced to plead guilty though innocent, and a third convicted without having committed a crime.

In America, criminal justice works that way more times than …

‘600 killed in Bani Walid fighting in one day’ By RT, October 26 2012

Amid conflicting reports that the Libyan city of Bani Walid was captured by army forces, RT has learned that 600 people were allegedly killed in Wednesday’s fighting, and over 1,000 have been hospitalized. Locals are appealing for international aid.

Libyan

Russia adopts measures to counter U.S.-NATO “anti-missile” threat By Xinhua, October 26 2012
The anti-missile system would be technically capable of threathening the Russian capital by 2020, Komoyedov said.MOSCOW: Russia needs to undertake additional measures to counter a threat from the U.S. anti-missile system, a high-ranking parliament member of Russia said here …
Top Obama Adviser: Awlaki’s 16-Year-Old Son “Should Have Had a More Responsible Father” If He Wanted Us Not to Kill Him By John Glaser, October 25 2012

Robert Gibbs said if US citizen Abdulrahman al-Awlaki didn’t want to be killed he “should have a far more responsible father”

When Robert Gibbs, former White House Press Secretary and a senior adviser to the Obama campaign, was asked why

Activists Challenge Israeli Lawlessness By Stephen Lendman, October 25 2012

For decades, Israel has literally gotten away with murder. Crimes of war and against humanity repeat regularly. Human and civil rights are spurned.

Anyone not experiencing it firsthand can’t imagine the ruthlessness of occupation harshness. Besieged Gazans suffer most. For …

U.S., NATO In South Asia: Eleven Years Of Carnage By Boris Volkhonsky, October 25 2012

A reported by Reuters, Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday condemned a NATO operation that he said killed four children in the country’s east.

“Despite repeated pledges by NATO to avoid civilian casualties, innocent lives, including those of children, are

U.S. Supplying Anti-Aircraft Missiles To Syrian Rebels By Global Research News, October 25 2012
Syrian militants are armed with portable air defence systems produced in other countries, including the United States, Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Gen. Nikolai Makarov told reporters on Wednesday.“The General Staff has information that
Are Tall Buildings Safer As a Result of the NIST WTC 9/11 Investigation? By Washington's Blog, October 25 2012

Guest Post by Kevin Ryan, former Site Manager for Environmental Health Laboratories, a division of Underwriters Laboratories (UL). Mr. Ryan, a Chemist and laboratory manager, was fired by UL in 2004 for publicly questioning the report being drafted by

Poll: Israelis Support Ethnic Cleansing, Annexation and Apartheid State By Richard Silverstein, October 25 2012

A new poll  of Israeli Jews by Camil Fuchs and commissioned by the New Israel Fund has alarming findings concerning the deterioration of democratic values in Israel. 

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Stopping The Trans Canada’s Keystone XL Pipeline: Activism from the Trees and on the Ground By Colonel Ann Wright, October 25 2012

It seems as though most Americans don’t know that the Obama administration has backed off its commitment to stop a Canadian oil firm from bringing dangerous and toxic tar sands from the fields in Alberta, Canada to oil refineries in