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July 21, 2003
Another Mossad and Moving Companies Connection?
The disclosure by Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathryn Warma came at a detention hearing for Erik and Tanya Deri, the Kirkland couple arrested earlier this week and charged as leaders in a fraud and extortion conspiracy.
The recovery of those items is "clear evidence corroborating the allegations," Warma told U.S. Magistrate Judge Ricardo Martinez. In a complaint filed Tuesday, the government charged the Deris and four others. One of them, Joe Naham, also known as Yosi Derei, and thought to be Israeli, remains a fugitive.
Doing business as Nationwide Moving Systems since May 2002, the defendants offered low estimates, then inflated the price and withheld delivery of customers' belongings until they paid the higher price, the government charged. In court papers, the government credited a March article in The Seattle Times with sparking the investigation.
Citing the fact that Erik Deri, 32, is an Israeli national, that he worked in the U.S. illegally after entering the country several years ago and that he's apparently been involved in criminal activity since moving to Washington state last year, Martinez ordered him detained.
[...] Warma asserted that both Deris have a history of drug abuse, and that during the raid Thursday when agents recovered the porcelain eggs and figurines, they also found marijuana. She said additional items taken from customers may turn up when agents finish an inventory of what they seized. [...]
The government also charged that Erik Deri instructed all Nationwide drivers to remove the fuse that powered the odometer of rental trucks in order to minimize the bill due the company. Further, if a driver forgot to do to so, Deri would make the driver pay for the mileage, according to the charges.
Erik Deri is charged in five counts and Tanya Deri in three, including conspiracy to commit extortion for both defendants. Each count of fraud and extortion carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000. In addition, Erik Deri faces possible deportation if convicted. [...]
Comment: Notice that the article is covered by a consumers' affairs reporter. Rather interesting connections are being overlooked, perhaps deliberately? Laura's articles Mossad and Moving Companies: Masterminds of Global Terrorism?, Ross Institute: COINTELPRO or Agents of MOSSAD? helps put these links into perspective.
MILT BEARDEN co-author with James Risen of The Main Enemy: The
Inside Story of
The New York Times
There is agreement on what the world's oldest profession is. But there's uncertainty over the second oldest. It could be spycraft. In the scriptures, remember, before Joshua fought the battle of Jericho, he spied out the countryside.
But it is the third oldest profession — the business of misdirecting and fleecing the second — that deserves critical attention today. Bogus intelligence, a nuisance to spies and policymakers alike, has taken on grave importance since intelligence now weighs so heavily on why and when America will go to war.
Fabricated intelligence comes from all directions today. There are the con artists out for a quick buck. These peddlers know Washington's needs, and cook information to order. Intelligence from such fabrication mills is bothersome, but not usually harmful.
The state-sponsored intelligence forgers, operating as part of a nation's security apparatus, are more dangerous and have the most lasting impact. Black operations always begin with a deep understanding of the weaknesses, prejudices and predispositions of the target. The goals of disinformation are broad — anything from embarrassing a foreign government to finessing a sovereign country into doing what you want.
Among the most gifted at this disinformation have been the Russians (before and after the Soviet interlude), the British, the Chinese, the Americans (a little later in the game) and the Israelis.[...]
JERUSALEM (AP)--The Palestinian Authority outlawed incitement to violence and Israel hinted at a new flexibility over the release of prisoners during a prime ministers' summit just days before the leaders travel to Washington to discuss a peace plan.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian premier Mahmoud Abbas met for two hours Sunday at Sharon's official residence. The meeting produced few concrete results but both sides showed a willingness to compromise. [...]
Israel acknowledged that terror attacks have eased since the main Palestinian groups declared a cease-fire on June 29. But Raanan Gissin, a Sharon aide, said it was too early to make significant gestures toward the Palestinians, like removing roadblocks that have crippled Palestinian life for nearly three years.
"We want to be very cautious in the steps that we make,'' he told the Associated Press, complaining that since the truce, Palestinian militant groups have been rearming and regrouping. He warned that "the whole process (could) be disrupted by one renegade terrorist act.'' [...]
"Do you have blood on your hands?"
I watched the BBC main evening news yesterday of Blair's press conference in Japan on the death of Dr. Kelly. Blair fielded a number of questions from reporters on the alleged suicide of the former government arms advisor. He seemed to be handling the situation quite well, but it was obvious that he was completely unprepared for what was to be the final question of the briefing.
"Mr. Blair" the reporter asked "do you have blood on your hands?". The only way to describe the effect on Blair was that his face crumpled, it was as though something collapsed inside him. He stood silent and motionless for a few seconds and then abruptly called the session to a close, excusing himself without answering the question. It seemed as if the pressure of lying continually and on such a massive scale, momentarily got a little too much for Tony, and he cracked. Not to worry though, he will surely be patched up and bristling again for his next outing.
By Frederick Swee
[...] One 9-11 Commissioner complained, ''The Department of Homeland Security has been unhelpful. If we don't get these issues resolved, the public is not going to have the report it deserves.'' [...]
Monday July 21, 12:02 PM
The conclusions of a congressional joint intelligence inquiry, to be released Thursday, claim the Federal Bureau of Investigation failed to follow through on important evidence relating to the al-Qaeda network's presence in the United States, the magazine said.
The report contains evidence suggesting that Omar al-Bayoumi, a key associate of hijackers Khaled al-Mihdar and Nawaf al-Hazmi may have been a Saudi government agent, sources told Newsweek. [...]
Comment: One by one, the dominoes will fall...
by Mark Revington
It's an unassuming place from the street, a quiet backwater in a Wellington suburb. A little unkempt, the house of someone unconcerned with external appearances. The lawn doesn't appear to have met a mower that it couldn't tame and the paint is cracked and dry. But then Alastair Thompson has other things on his mind, notably the story he calls "bigger than Watergate".
It broke a couple of weeks ago on Thompson's Scoop website with this introduction: "IMPORTANT NOTE: Publication of this story marks a watershed in American political history. It is offered freely for publication in full or part on any and all Internet forums, blogs and noticeboards. All other media are also encouraged to utilise material. Readers are encouraged to forward this to friends and acquaintances in the United States and elsewhere."
Cue thunder, lightning, ominous roll of drums. What warranted this kind of build-up?
An apparent exposé of a huge security flaw in the United States voting system, primarily uncovered by a US writer named Bev Harris, author of a soon-to-be published book called Black Box Voting: Ballot-Tampering in the 21st Century and someone with whom Thompson has been working closely in recent months. [...]
TV Ad Questions Bush's Claims
of Iraqi Threat
Democrats said they will launch a new television ad in Wisconsin accusing President Bush of misleading Americans on the threat from Iraq. [...]
Red Cross urges US to clarify status of three dozen prisoners held in unknown conditions near Baghdad
Jonathan Steele in
American efforts at finding top Iraqi scientists who can attest to Saddam Hussein hiding weapons of mass destruction have turned out to be as fruitless as the search for the weapons themselves.
The continued detention of leading Iraqi scientists and other officials by US forces is swiftly turning into a major human rights row. [...]
MICHAEL R. GORDON
The strikes, which were conducted from mid-2002 into the first few months of 2003, were justified publicly at the time as a reaction to Iraqi violations of a no-flight zone that the United States and Britain established in southern Iraq. But Lt. Gen. T. Michael Moseley, the chief allied war commander, said the attacks also laid the foundations for the military campaign against the Baghdad government.
In 1969, it took between 10 and 18 hours to get to Vietnam on the Flying Tiger contract planes. A long, numbing flight to a war with no liquor, not even a beer. [...]
We walked down the stairs from the plane into the boil of the Saigon humidity, weighted by duffle bags and weapons, swaddled in fatigues and canvas boots.
This was going to be awful.
But the one thing that kept us mildly sane was the knowledge that it would last only a year. That was guaranteed. You could, you told yourself, put up with anything for a year. Three months later, especially in combat units, you weren't so sure. Even so, it was the knowledge that every day brought you closer to deliverance from the heat and the noise and the violence and the death that kept most of us from losing it.
This week, the Pentagon informed the 3rd Infantry Division troops in Iraq that they would not be going home on the dates previously promised. In fact they will be extended in their duty "indefinitely." [...]
The Army could guarantee this one-year tour because there was a draft in place. There were always more infantrymen and clerk-typists coming along. But now, of course, there aren't. And those on the ground in Iraq are paying for the ultimate and cleverly disguised truth about George W. Bush's war. Nobody really wanted to fight it. Not really. We want to extend American power and smash terrorists, mostly by listening to the radio and cheering. But actually going and taking part in the miserable day-to-day work, well, no thanks. Let somebody else's kid do it. [...]
Two soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division were killed and one was injured in an ambush Sunday when their convoy came under rocket-propelled grenade and small arms fire in northern Iraq, the U.S. military said. [...]
An angry confrontation developed to the south of Baghdad, meanwhile. In the holy city of Najaf, 10,000 Shiite Muslim demonstrators were blocked by U.S. troops from entering the American headquarters. Some clerics urged demonstrators to turn back. Soldiers used Humvees to barricade the building. There were no reports of shooting or other violence. [...]
Lynn Elber The Associated Press
"Maybe that went over the line. That was not respecting, possibly, the sanctity of CBS News," Moonves told a meeting of the Television Critics Association. [...]
Monday July 21, 11:50 AM
The New York Times
United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has called on the American-led forces in Iraq to set out a "clear timetable" for a staged withdrawal, noting that numerous Iraqis had told United Nations officials that "democracy should not be imposed from the outside." [...]
21 July 2003 0147 hrs (GMT)
The US civilian administrator in Iraq says there is no clear military role for the United Nations in the country, saying any international force there should continue to work under US command. [...]
Baghdad's zoo opened its doors to the public Sunday, but in this lawless, occupied city, it appeared to be a bit early for a pleasant day in the park.
Only a few dozen people, most of them young men, wandered into the newly renovated park to see the lions, jaguars and monkeys wilting in 122-degree heat. [...]
Raymond Whitaker and Paul Lashmar
The enrichment plant, he said, would be "the size of 30 football pitches". Not only would it be hard to conceal from inspectors, it could easily have been spotted by spy satellites. [...]
The FBI is investigating the origin of forged documents indicating that Iraq was seeking uranium from Niger, and one candidate for the forgeries is an Iraqi opposition group, U.S. officials said. [...]
President Bush chastised senior advisers, including National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice and outgoing press spokesman Ari Fleischer, about the uranium intelligence flap and the White House's handling of it several times during the recent trip to Africa.
Spokesmen at the time initially said the White House was provided with bad intelligence from the CIA, only to reverse course a day later and claim the intelligence may still be valid although it should not have been included in a presidential speech.
"The president wanted the matter settled," one official said of Mr. Bush's harsh words for his advisers.
Although it received intelligence from the documents earlier, the CIA did not obtain copies of the forged documents until February 2003 — months after the Italians first obtained them and after the president's State of the Union address.
A U.S. official said the Italians initially only described the documents to the CIA. Then the State Department obtained a set from a journalist and that led to an investigative trip to Niger by former U.S. Ambassador Joseph Wilson.
Mr. Wilson said Niger's government told him that the country would not sell uranium to Iraq, but also informed him that Iraqis were in the country discussing unspecified commercial transactions, which could have included uranium-ore purchases, the U.S. official said.
CIA Director George J. Tenet testified before a closed hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday to explain how the tainted intelligence ended up in a major U.S. intelligence-community report and the president's State of the Union speech.
An official said the documents included a letter about the purchase of some 500 tons of uranium ore, supposedly signed by Niger's president, Mamadou Tandja. The signature was found to have been faked.
Another document was described as an October 2000 Niger military document signed by a former foreign minister of Niger.
Besides Iraqi opposition, investigators also say the documents could have been produced by criminals, con men, or a foreign intelligence service. [...]
Comment: This is all very interesting, especially considering the following:
The Yellowcake Blame Game
When George Tenet, the director of the CIA, testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week about dubious intelligence data on the Iraqi threat that made it into President Bush's State of the Union address in January, he said an ad-hoc committee called the Office of Special Plans, set up by Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Policy Douglas Feith, and other high-profile hawks, rewrote the intelligence information on Iraq that the CIA gathered and gave it to White House officials to help Bush build a case for war, according to three Senators on the intelligence committee.
Tenet told the Intelligence Committee that his own spies at the CIA determined that much of the intelligence information they collected on Iraq could not prove that the country was an imminent threat nor could they find any concrete evidence that Iraq was stockpiling a cache of chemical and biological weapons. [...]
Quote of the day: "White House officials said the document [the main prewar intelligence summary on Iraq's weapons program partly declassified Friday] was one of those drawn on by speechwriters as they put together the State of the Union address. The official who gave the briefing today said Mr. Bush was unaware of the State Department's skepticism. The president 'is not a fact checker,' the official said. [...]
Nearly two years after the Sept. 11 and anthrax attacks terrorized the nation, America remains far short of a national warning network to spot bioterrorism outbreaks early enough to prevent disaster.
Comment: Apparently Americans have not had enough hope beaten out of them, and it's time to scare them into giving up more freedom for illusory safety.
AFP-Anyone care to raise their glasses to Hitler? No thanks, said a family of disgusted Poles who came across Adolf Hitler wine while on holiday in Italy.
tourists bought the bottle for 5.30 euros ($9.13) in a supermarket
in northern Italy and, upon their return home, they handed it over
to Poland's biggest-selling newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza, which
displayed the offensive item on its front page.
"We were shocked. It's disgusting," said one of the tourists, quoted by Gazeta in Warsaw.
"We hid the bottle in the trunk of the car when we crossed the Polish border because we were afraid that customs officers would think we were Nazi sympathisers," he added.
The supermarket also sold bottles graced with the effigy of Italy's wartime dictator Benito Mussolini, the tourists said.
Monday July 21, 11:59 AM
Bush seemed delighted to see Berlusconi as he flew into the Prairie Chapel property in a US Marine Corps helicopter for an overnight stay.
Casually dressed in an checked shirt, khakis and cowboy boots, Bush threw an arm around Berlusconi's shoulders, then drove him in a white pickup to his homestead, shimmering in temperatures of 102 degrees Fahrenheit (39 Celcius). [...]
The visit represents a key endorsement for the controversy-tainted Italian leader, the current EU president, and is seen by Bush aides as a reward after he broke with France and Germany and backed the US war on Iraq. [...]
Comment: To understand the current political dramas being played out for our "benefit" we should have a basic understanding of the psychopath. We have uploaded more valuable and vital information on one of the most overlooked and often misunderstood topics: Discussion of Psychopath Traits, A basic hypothesis of Psychopathy.
North Korea may have built
a second, secret plant for producing weapons-grade plutonium, a
The new evidence comes after North Korea announced it had completed processing 8,000 spent nuclear fuel rods, which are enough to make about six nuclear weapons. [...]
Tony Blair has spoken of the "urgency" of resolving the issue of North Korea's suspected nuclear weapons programme. [...]
It was spring of this year, in March. We were on the Columbia Plateau not too far from the Tri Cities, Wa. / In Walla Walla County. About three p.m. / There were 2 of us at this event when we were buzzed by a black chopper,flying fast and low, so we ducked into the shadows I snapped a quick photo offhand.
were visiting a sacred site (Native American) when the black
chopper came upon us, very swiftly. They came from the south,
headed North toward Spokane. We were there representing the
Confederated Tribes and NAGPRA.
Permission was granted to me to post the picture. Thank you very much to the witness who sent this along to me.
I also sent this report and photo along to a United States UFO Investigator.
Photo posted at my site under United States Sighting reports.
Brian Vike, Director
[...] Please be advised that as of 7/11/03, my medical license has been suspended for a year followed by 4 years probation for "practicing medicine with a mental illness; said mental illness being the "delusion" that there is a conspiracy against me. I have been ordered to undergo "psychiatric treatment" for one year. (I will put as much of the 40 page decision [which is 90% misinformation such as saying my son is in foster care] as I can on my website by the end of the week).
They admit that no complaints have ever been filed regarding my treatment of patients. I have also been ordered to release all of the records on my patients, [so they can hunt the children down and catch them up on their vaccines].
I will now be a wholistic practitioner doing iridology and counseling patients on detoxification techniques available over the counter. However, I will not be able to write prescriptions, order diagnostic tests, and most importantly, I will not be able to write medical exemptions. I am sure that the exemptions I have written will be deemed null and void.
(516-798-7642) will be organizing this effort to restore the
license of the only court qualified expert in VIDS in the
country. It is time for people to do more than "feel sorry"
for me, it's time for ACTION! Since the only people I can NOT write
exemptions for are my son & I, I will not be affected.
However, if nothing is done, when they come to your door and with
that Smallpox/SARS or whatever vaccine and your exemption is deemed
invalid, get ready to roll
I have given all I can; the only thing left for them to take from me is my mind (with psychiatric drugs).[...]
By Alexander M. Dake
Kristina Borjesson, a client of Paraview Literary Agency, has been an award-winning independent producer and writer for almost twenty years. She has produced investigative documentaries for CBS, CNN and PBS. She currently produces and co-hosts the Expert Witness radio show on WBAI in New York and KPFK in Los Angeles. Recently Borjesson edited almost two dozen essays by leading journalists about the depth and breadth of censorship in American journalism and collected those in the book Into the Buzzsaw.
It includes, among others, stories about POWs left behind in Vietnam, a Korean War massacre by U.S. troops, the CIA involvement in the War on Drugs, disenfranchisement of black votes in the Bush presidential election, and Borjesson?s own essay about the deception of the TWA Flight 800 crash. It paints a bleak picture of the role mainstream media play in American democracy.[...]
Corsican separatists suspected as bombs
explode in Nice injuring 16
No group claimed responsibility for the overnight attack. But the appointment of anti-terror specialists to lead the investigation added to speculation it was the work of Corsican separatists. [...]
CLEVELAND -- In Ohio, the
Amish are seen by many as gentle, God-fearing people, who live an
idyllic life, frozen in time.
The Amish preach obedience, Hart said. Church doctrine teaches that corporal punishment is good for a child. But the Yoders said the physical and in some cases sexual abuse that takes place behind closed doors is out of control. [...]
Boston Archdiocese Won't Face
Idi Amin fights for life
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