Archive for December 2012

Haiti’s Struggle for Freedom: US Imperialism, MINUSTAH and the Overthrow of Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – A former French colony called Saint-Domingue in the Western side of the Spanish Island of Hispaniola erupted into a Slave revolt against France. The revolt cost the lives of over 100,000 blacks and over 20,000 whites not including innocent civilians caught in the crosshairs of the revolution. The… (read more)

McDonald’s serving up ‘restructured meat technology’ – you want fries with that?

J. D. Heyes, Natural News – Well, it’s that time of year again when McDonald’s rolls out  its venerable McRib sandwich. Tens of millions of Americans will purchase  one – or, judging by the nation’s ever-widening belt line, several – but most  will do so without knowing all they should know about this popular  sandwich…. (read more)

As Venezuela’s Struggle Continues, Chavez Government Prepares Nation for Defense in 2013

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – President Hugo Chavez has been fighting cancer since June of 2011. Back on December 11th, 2012, Chavez received his 4th cancer operation but suffered respiratory problems afterwards, but has recovered according to the Associated Press on December 18, 2012. During his ordeal, Chavez has named Nicolas Maduro, his… (read more)

Mayan Apocalypse Myth And New Age Degeneracy

Andrew McKillop, The Market Oracle – FAST BURNOUT   Wikipedia tells us that the Spanish conquest  of Yucatán and then other Mayan regions in today’s Guatemala and Belize was  above all rapid – it took at most 20 years – but was much slower than the  two-year total wipeout of the Aztec, further south in… (read more)

Julian Assange vs. the Empire

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – It has been reported that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will deliver a Christmas speech on Thursday, December 20, according to a published Facebook page titled “Julian Assange-Christmas Speech 2012”.  Assange has been living in the Ecuador’s embassy in the United Kingdom since June 19. Ecuador has granted Assange… (read more)

Descent Into Holy War

Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch – Damascus. It is one of the most horrifying videos of the war in Syria. It shows two men being beheaded by Syrian rebels, one of them by a child. He hacks with a machete at the neck of a middle-aged man who has been forced to lie in the street with… (read more)

Is World War III Among Us? The Consequence of a US-Israeli War on Iran

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – The Warmongers of Washington and Tel Aviv are intent on starting World War III by attacking Iran’s nuclear facilities if sanctions fail. The US and Israel is considering a “nuclear strike” that will kill tens of thousands of Iranians. This will no doubt cause a World War that… (read more)

The troubled Middle East and NATO’s future plans

Natalia Meden, Strategic Culture Foundation – The West is generously adding fuel to the fire in order to speed up the fall of the Syrian regime. Will it come to a military intervention? In any event, the United States has developed specific plans for a military intervention, which are already being undertaken. According to the… (read more)

The Pussy Riot Con Game

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – The controversy behind the Punk Rock group Pussy Riot and the issue of freedom of expression in Russia raised concern for activists and celebrities across the world. The court sentenced each member to two years in prison with the charge of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” for the… (read more)

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Gold

Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge – With gold and silver down this morning – following a mysterious vertical plunge last night (once again) – we thought ConvergEx’s Nick Colas’ timely discussion of gold was worthwhile. As he notes, Gold is the ultimate personality test for investors.  Some hate it, excoriating its adherents for their lack of… (read more)

America Invades Africa: The Resource War and the Coming Invasion of Mali

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – The United States African Command (AFRICOM) was created in 2007 under then Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld in the Bush Administration as a Military Command center that covers the entire continent of Africa.  They wanted to create a permanent footprint in Africa to maintain the peace and security it desires… (read more)

Will Syria be a new Iraq, and will Hillary Clinton be a new Colin Powell?

Boris Volkhonsky, Voice of Russia – As reported by the Washington Post, senior US officials including President Barack Obama warned Syrian President Bashar Assad that deploying chemical weapons is “totally unacceptable,” after what US officials said were new intelligence reports that the Damascus government is preparing such munitions for possible use. It all started with… (read more)

Malaysia: Victim of America’s “Irregular Warfare” Ops?

Nile Bowie, Global Research - The issue of civil society groups receiving foreign funding has been a major point of discussion in Malaysia during recent times, causing controversy and drawing criticism from activists to members of Parliament alike. Some activists tend to view Putrajaya’s investigation into rights advocacy groups like SUARAM (a noted recipient of foreign funding)… (read more)