The Prophet Zimmy
Obviously Five Believers
All dressed like men
Tell yo' mama not to worry cause
They're just my friends.
US officials are considering whether to accept Iran’s pursuit of uranium enrichment, which has been outlawed by the United Nations and remains at the heart of fears that Iran is seeking nuclear weapons capability.
As part of a policy review commissioned by President Barack Obama, diplomats are discussing whether the US will eventually have to accept Iran’s insistence on carrying out the process, which can produce both nuclear fuel and weapons- grade material.
Remarks by the secretary general of Iranian Hezbollah were reported in Berlin from a March 26 symposium on "Iran, Hamas and Hezbollah: Anti-Semitism and Holocaust Denial."
Ayatollah Mohammad Baqer Kharrazi reportedly told the Iranian state news agency Shabestan that Iran "will arrange contacts to America as soon as we build our own bomb."
"If one is not allowed to build an atom bomb, then no contacts are allowed. And if there are to be contacts, then it will be necessary to build the atom bomb," Kharrazi said, according to a translation from the original Farsi, reported by Wahied Wahdat-Hagh, a senior research fellow at the European Foundation for Democracy.
The group of 40 progressive organizations and more than 90 individual activists said in a letter delivered Friday to the White House that a boycott of the United Nations-sponsored conference "would be inconsistent with your policy of engagement with the international community," noting that "given the brutal history of slavery and Jim Crow in the United States, your Administration has much to contribute to that discussion." Signers include the Center for Constitutional Rights, the National Lawyers Guild and Ramsey Clark's radical and anti-Israel International Action Center.
Lieberman is suspected of using a Cypriot bank account registered under the name of his daughter to launder funds, authorities said.Iran, Saudi Arabia and Sudan lead U.S. list of countries that severely violate religious freedoms
NYPD sees threat in Israel-Iran tensions
UN names South African to lead Israel-Gaza probe
Yet they are all "partners for peace"...
Joining the "Countries of Particular Concern" cited by the State Department are Burma, Eritrea, North Korea, the People's Republic of China and Uzbekistan.Cuba Ready to Welcome Back US Oil Companies If Embargo Ends
The five-member court on Friday found Kostas Plevris not guilty of "incitement to racial hatred and violence against the Jews" over his 1,400-page book "Jews -- The Whole Truth," which denies the Holocaust and is blatantly anti-Semitic.
Nazi death camp guard accused of helping to kill some 29,000 Jews during World War II has won the right to remain in the United States for now, an immigration judge has ruled.
A Virginia judge said late Friday that John Demjanjuk, 89, who faces expulsion to Germany on war crimes charges, can remain at his Ohio home while the case is further examined.Demjanjuk's defense team has argued his imminent expulsion to Germany and near-certain arrest on arrival would constitute torture given his age.
In early March, a captain of the far-right Magyar Garda, or Hungarian Guard, addressed his followers about the worsening worldwide financial crisis that had brought Hungary to the brink of bankruptcy. “Jews run the world,” Draskovics Andras said in remarks that were recorded by a camera crew from Hungarian state TV. Jews “need only 2 billion people for their tricks, and the rest of the mankind will be executed,” he said, according to a Hungarian news Web site, Hvg.hu.Brazil oil strike could prove menacing
North Korea: 'Satellite will be launched soon'
Members of worker rights, healthcare and anti-war groups gathered...
Text of Bernanke’s speech at the Fed Reserve Bank of Richmond 2009 Credit Markets Symposium
With conventional monetary policy having reached its limit, any further policy stimulus requires a different set of tools. The Federal Reserve has been a global leader in developing such tools.The Political Risk of Toxic Assets
Financial Industry Paid Millions to Obama Aide
U.S., Chinese Leaders Pledge Closer Ties 'At All Levels'
Obama and Hu, a US-China Luvfest
Obama & His 500 Traveling Companions
Senators Propose Federal 'Cyber Czar'
Sen. John Rockefeller (D) introduced the legislation with Sen. Olympia Snowe, a Maine Republican.Intelligence chief replaces inspector general
Any guesses on how long it will take till political assassinations begin to become "normal" here?
The Director of National Intelligence is replacing the agency's inspector general just days after the public release of a blistering report critical of the DNI's office.Report Outlines Weaknesses at Intelligence Agencies
DNI head Dennis Blair announced Friday Justice Department official Roslyn Mazer will replace Inspector General Edward McGuire as the DNI's internal watchdog. The inspector general's role is to examine the operations of the office and investigate any allegations of waste, fraud or misconduct.
Earlier this week, Maguire testified before Congress about his report on the state of the DNI's office, outlining rampant communication problems, continuing turf battles within the intelligence community and financial mismanagement.
The Colossal Failure of The Office of The Director of National Intelligence
Centralized intelligence production simply does not work and, in fact, increases the opportunities for politicized intelligence. When CIA director William Casey wanted to politicize intelligence for President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s, he appointed Robert Gates to the key positions of deputy director of intelligence and chairman of the National Intelligence Council.Gates Planning Major Changes In Programs, Defense Budget
FBI Fact Sheet: Efforts to Combat Mexican Drug Cartels
Times threatens to shut down Boston Globe
Coast Guard to move oil from near Alaska volcano
Largest Hawaiian island expands into ocean as lava forms new land
6.4 in the Philippines
6.1 & 6.5 in Indonesia
6.5 in North Sulawesi & 5.1 in West Papua
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