Monthly Archives: February 2015

Who Bankrolls the Islamic State? Private Donors in Gulf Oil States Cited as Key to ISIS Success | Democracy Now!

Who Bankrolls the Islamic State? Private Donors in Gulf Oil States Cited as Key to ISIS Success | Democracy Now!.

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Amy Goodman: TV Meteorologists Should Say It Loud and Clear: Climate Change Is Here – Truthdig

Amy Goodman: TV Meteorologists Should Say It Loud and Clear: Climate Change Is Here – Truthdig.

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Jihadis Deface and Destroy Iraqi Cultural Artifacts (Video): Invading armies loot and ransack: The US did it for profit when they could. The Taliban did it. The treasures unashamedly sold to the museums of the world.

http://bcove.me/maob26q1 Reports this week that Mosul’s central library has been ransacked by Isis and 100,000 books and manuscripts burned has cast an international spotlight on a new wave of destruction that has been raging through the northern Iraqi city since … Continue reading

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Energy Lobbies Are Making It Harder to Use Solar Power (from @Truthdig)

Energy Lobbies Are Making It Harder to Use Solar Power (from @Truthdig).

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Air Force Mothballs 18 A-10 Ground Attack Aircraft In Favor Of Plane That Can’t Fire Its Fucking Cannon Sounds like Abbott’s ADF Kevin Andrews is in control.

Posted in humor, politics WASHINGTON D.C. – (CT&P) – The Air Force announced yesterday that it is placing 18 A-10 Warthogs, the most feared and effective ground attack aircraft ever built, into back-up flying status in order to move the … Continue reading

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Fox And O’Reilly Will Always Play Rough, And It Always Works | Crooks and Liars Is Murdoch thinking of sending O’Rielly to help Bolt save Abbott?

Fox And O’Reilly Will Always Play Rough, And It Always Works | Crooks and Liars.

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A pre-budget spill is on the cards – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A pre-budget spill is on the cards – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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Australia’s complicity with brutal regime exposed

Australia’s complicity with brutal regime exposed.

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Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis Wants Austerity… For the Rich : The truth reveals itself

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New Study Shows Marijuana Is 114 Times Safer Than the Deadliest Legal Drug in the U.S. – Mic

New Study Shows Marijuana Is 114 Times Safer Than the Deadliest Legal Drug in the U.S. – Mic.

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Israel tax freeze aims ‘to collapse Palestinian Authority. When you control Gaza you control life

Israel tax freeze aims ‘to collapse Palestinian Authority’ – Your Middle East.

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The inevitable is almost upon us – » The Australian Independent Media Network

              The inevitable is almost upon us – » The Australian Independent Media Network.

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Malcolm Fraser former Liberal PM

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Tony Abbott clutching at straws in attempt to protect remaining support base

Tony Abbott clutching at straws in attempt to protect remaining support base.

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Politifact: Fox News Is Lying More Than Ever! | Crooks and Liars Murdoch Media Abbott’s biggest Aussie supporter and promoter.

Politifact: Fox News Is Lying More Than Ever! | Crooks and Liars.

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Shooting the messenger — forgetting the children

Shooting the messenger — forgetting the children.

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Children in detention: how to make it (the report, not the ‘abuse’) go away From Gillian Triggs to nasty questions in the Senate, you need to do more than just sing “LALALALALALA I can’t hear you!” to manage criticism

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Punishment dished out to unemployed is on par with our treatment of refugees | William Mitchell | Comment is free | The Guardian

  Punishment dished out to unemployed is on par with our treatment of refugees | William Mitchell | Comment is free | The Guardian.

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Oscars 2015: Laura Poitras’ Film on Edward Snowden, ‘Citizenfour,’ Nominated for Best Documentary | Democracy Now!

Oscars 2015: Laura Poitras’ Film on Edward Snowden, ‘Citizenfour,’ Nominated for Best Documentary | Democracy Now!.

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Calls for Social Justice Abound at the Oscars – Truthdig

Calls for Social Justice Abound at the Oscars – Truthdig.

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“My first impulse is to call you a dumb Obama ass-licking c**t”: “American Sniper” fans tell me off – You can’t criticize Abbott or watch the ABC

“My first impulse is to call you a dumb Obama ass-licking c**t”: “American Sniper” fans tell me off – Salon.com.

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EXCLUSIVE: Tim Wilson already promised Gillian Triggs’ job. A Captain’s Call and bag full of promises but shush

EXCLUSIVE: Tim Wilson already promised Gillian Triggs’ job.

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So much for a more ‘consultative’ PM – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

So much for a more ‘consultative’ PM – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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Abbott’s national security changes are unlikely to make us safer

Abbott’s national security changes are unlikely to make us safer.

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Handling Islamic State . Islamic state is not Islam.

        Handling Islamic State – English pravda.ru.

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The Evolution of Terrorism 101

The Evolution of Terrorism 101.

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CBS Has Released the Falklands Protest Footage Bill O’Reilly Asked For. It Doesn’t Support His Claims. | Mother Jones

CBS Has Released the Falklands Protest Footage Bill O’Reilly Asked For. It Doesn’t Support His Claims. | Mother Jones.

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“I am coming after you”: Why Bill O’Reilly’s train wreck has the right unhinged – Murdoch media loves this stuff. An opportunity to attack and call all the media “leftist assassins” Remind you of an Australian copy cat? An O’Rielly wannabe oh ye!!!

“I am coming after you”: Why Bill O’Reilly’s train wreck has the right unhinged – Salon.com.

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O’Reilly Lied About Suicide Of JFK Assassination Figure, Former Colleagues Say | Blog | Media Matters for America

O’Reilly Lied About Suicide Of JFK Assassination Figure, Former Colleagues Say | Blog | Media Matters for America.

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Bill O’Reilly Settles Andrea Mackris Sexual Harassment Suit | Crooks and Liars Andrew Bolt’s Role Model

Bill O’Reilly Settles Andrea Mackris Sexual Harassment Suit | Crooks and Liars.

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Bill O’Reilly To Viewers: “I’m Being Framed By Keyser Söze”. Bill is Andrew Bolt’s role model and hero maybe they could swap places Rupert. What a thought!!

Posted in humor, politics NEW YORK – (CT&P) – Insecure horse’s ass Bill O’Reilly went berserk again last night on his Fox News show The O’Reilly Factor after more evidence surfaced that he exaggerated his personal exploits during the Falklands … Continue reading

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Climate denying researcher received over $1 million from fossil fuel industry – Salon.com

Climate denying researcher received over $1 million from fossil fuel industry – Salon.com.

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Climate change is real — let’s party!

Climate change is real — let’s party!.

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Bill O’Reilly Scandal Grows As 8th Former Colleague Calls His War Coverage Claims Absurd

  Bill O’Reilly Scandal Grows As 8th Former Colleague Calls His War Coverage Claims Absurd.

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Former CBS News Colleague Calls O’Reilly’s Combat Claim ‘Absurd’ | How many mates of O’Rielly’s, colleagues does it take to make this Murdoch powerhouse say sorry?

Former CBS News Colleague Calls O’Reilly’s Combat Claim ‘Absurd’ | Blog | Media Matters for America.

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Comedian John Oliver Explains Why Electing Judges Is a Terrible Idea : Abbott dreams of it . Gillian Triggs is a nightmare

Comedian John Oliver Explains Why Electing Judges Is a Terrible Idea (from @Truthdig).

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God Denies Having Had Any Contact With Scott Walker

VATICAN CITY – (CT&P) – This morning on his daily talk show Jehovah and Friends on Vatican TV, God categorically denied having had any communications with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker for at least two decades. “The last time I remember … Continue reading

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Loyalty of migrants to Australia no simple test: I’m 69 came here when I was 3. Abbott is was a migrant am I a ‘we’ or ‘them’ ? I loved Whitlam,Hawke,andKeating does that make me a them? Does loathing Abbott make me a them? Is Abbott a dual citizen still remains unanswered.

Comment More than just spies, cops and terrorist threats, it would be a mistake to ignore the deeper philosophical debate that infuses Tony Abbott’s pronouncements on national security. Abbott has done more than set out a contest between good and evil … Continue reading

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Tony Abbott Wishes More Muslim Leaders Would Distance Themselves From Terrorism Like They “Mean It” | Junkee

Tony Abbott Wishes More Muslim Leaders Would Distance Themselves From Terrorism Like They “Mean It” | Junkee.

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Muslim leaders outraged by Tony Abbott’s chiding over extremism | Australia news | The Guardian

Muslim leaders outraged by Tony Abbott’s chiding over extremism | Australia news | The Guardian.

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Seven ministers put Tony Abbott on notice

  Seven ministers put Tony Abbott on notice.

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Prime Minister Tony Abbott defends Peta Credlin after letters from Philip Higginson expose split in Liberal Party executive – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Prime Minister Tony Abbott defends Peta Credlin after letters from Philip Higginson expose split in Liberal Party executive – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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George Brandis wants Gillian Triggs to resign as Human Rights Commission president – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

George Brandis wants Gillian Triggs to resign as Human Rights Commission president – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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Fact check: Triggs correct on the length of time children spent in detention – Fact Check – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Fact check: Triggs correct on the length of time children spent in detention – Fact Check – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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Roisin Davis: Truthdigger of the Week: Amal Clooney – Is She defending the British version of David Hicks?

Roisin Davis: Truthdigger of the Week: Amal Clooney – Truthdigger of the Week – Truthdig.

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NAB leaks: Senator’s push for white collar royal commission gains steam: Abbott and Corman rejected it outright

  NAB leaks: Senator’s push for white collar royal commission gains steam.

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NY Times On Climate Denier #Fakexpert Willie Soon | Crooks and Liars

NY Times On Climate Denier #Fakexpert Willie Soon | Crooks and Liars.

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Indigenous community closures in WA: Barnett turns his back on traditional owners and blames Abbott

Indigenous community closures in WA: Barnett turns his back on traditional owners.

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Scourge of the Greeks: German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble (from @Truthdig)

Scourge of the Greeks: German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble (from @Truthdig).

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