Saturday, June 16, 2012

Daily Digest June 16, 2012 0


Welcome to Ol' Vic's Orwellian nightmare
Ottawa airport now wired with microphones as federal government prepares to record travellers' conversations .. 88 of the new 'I spy on you' high-definition audio-video cameras are to be ready this summer .. the technology "will record your conversations"

the $396 billion F-35 program, which has been restructured three times in recent years

Jean Charest's hand has once again been weakened
Plenty of room for a tell-it-like-it-is third party. Sadly, the Liberals aren't that

Liberals and NDP make a mismatched pair
Science, not politics, should be at the heart of fisheries

Canada's immigration minister, Jason Kenney, shouts for a living
Broadcast standards council upset over my 'excessive' language in dealing with Chiquita Banana

Stephen Harper and the tyranny of majority government
Tories' tactic can backfire

Bet the bank: New bridge is a dead-solid lock
Stain on Canadian democracy removed

Slicing through election baloney at budget time
Steamy plot brewing at Queen's Park

Football is part of the bloodstream, and it unifies more than divides
Harper's chief of staff takes lead on Trans-Pacific talks, irking cabinet members

Has it ever been so good to be a New Democrat?
Justin's the one: 10 winning reasons why

Why Justin Trudeau has to run for Liberal leader
Chrétien weighs in on Liberal leadership questions

Employees linked to cousin's company each gave $1,000 to Del Mastro campaign
'Take it outside,' Tories ask Liberal who accused Dean Del Mastro of filing forged documents

No Nazi salute in House of Commons, says Easter
Easing inflation helps to protect economy

Former Harper staffer lobbied while under prohibition: commissioner's report
Cuts to silence radio's Voice of Canada broadcast

B.C. ruling reopens assisted suicide debate
Quebec's ex-lieutenant-governor claims royal privilege

New program aims to help veterans secure jobs
Ontario budget: Dalton McGuinty warns NDP to curtail budget demands or face an election

Resident says he still hasn't been told how long Alberta oil cleanup will take
Call for emergency talks in Ontario budget battle gets cool reception

Investigator says Del Mastro hid overspending
Levant and Duffy fight broadcast censors

Backdoor gun registries not dead yet
McGuinty warns snap election possible

AG releases Parliament spending probe
Canada won't meet emission target by 2020: Policy agency

European rescue tops G20 agenda
Cut Ornge funding: Tories

Liberal leadership race needs runners
Harper frustrated by Europe's economic inaction

Carleton U ordered to explain blackout on $15 M donation to politics school


Japan PM Noda orders nuclear reactors back online
The "Virtuous" War

Building A New Internationalism
Peacekeeping Is Not Peaceful

Lebanon: A Country of Changes
Syria in Battle: Things Assad Can Do

Egypt's Political Judiciary
Palestinians Must Return to Armed Resistance

Media's Deafening Silence on US Drone Wars
Fire in Syria (II): The Regime's Response

MORALE: Ancient Warships Survive On Merit
ARMOR: Son Of PT-76 Goes To Iraq

MYANMAR: China Demands More Juice, Less Dope
COUNTER-TERRORISM: India's Internet Threat

ISRAEL: Getting Ready For Armageddon
ARTILLERY: Still Not Good Enough

WINNING: Who Counts The Days In Afghanistan

PROCUREMENT: Cheap, No Questions Asked
NIGERIA: Give Us Chaos Or Give Us Death

AIR TRANSPORTATION: An-70 Anointed Again
INTELLIGENCE: The Chinese KGB Gets Clipped

SOMALIA: U.S. Asked To Join Assault On Kismayo
LIBYA: With Peace Comes Daily Combat Casualties

INFORMATION WARFARE: Inspiring Terrorists

SYRIA: Looking For The Exit
MORALE: The New. Improved Chinese Soldier

US military: Agent Orange's deadly legacy spreads to Japan
Children in US Warzones ~ by Daniel Kovalik

Shadow of the Imam: Co-Founder of Lebanon's National Resistance ~ by Franklin Lamb
Ignorance is Strength, War is Peace, Slavery is Freedom

Vladimir vs Bilderberg ~ Pravda
Social Security in America: Writing Off The Elderly ~ by Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

Colombia: Ex paramilitary commander reveals location of mass graves
Imposing a President: Mexico's 30-day Lesson in Democracy ~ by Marta Molina

NATO: Repeat of 1916 Secret Sykes-Picot Agreement to Dismember the Ottoman Empire? ~ by Prof. M.D. Nalapat
The Technocratization of Public Education Subverting educational practices ~ by Prof. James F. Tracy

Russia Sending Air, Sea Defenses to Syria
A warning to Western countries contemplating an intervention

Murdoch Pressured Blair to Rush into Iraq War.

Who Profits?Austerity, Greed & the Pain in Spain.

Greece: What Can be Done?.

Senators Grovel, Embarrass Themselves at Dimon Hearing.

Leaked Document Reveals New Corporate Powers And Broken Campaign Promises

Writing Off The Elderly.

Poverty In The USA: Disposable Families in Ohio?

Pakistan: 25 killed in Khyber Agency blast:

US 'soft apology' on cards, Pakistan may reopen Nato supply route:

3 Afghan police officers killed in blast:

Baghdad bombs target Shi'ite pilgrims, 26 killed: .

Qatar, Saudi Arabia conspire to topple Iraqi government: Maliki:.

Officials: 17 "al-Qaida" militants killed in Yemen latest fighting:

Two soldiers killed in Somali suicide bombing:

U.N. suspends Syria monitoring as violence rages:

UN accuses both sides of escalating Syrian conflict: .

Syrian rebels hold talks with US over weapons to fight Assad:

Plans afoot to arm Syrian "rebels" with sophisticated anti-tank weapons and surface to-air-missiles.

Break Syria into pieces: .

U.S. military completes initial planning for Syria:.

US believes Russia has ship with weapons, troops en route to Syria:

Egypt's dissolution of parliament is a counter-revolution in all but name:

17 killed as Paraguay deploys army to quell land dispute: .

The School of the Americas, The CIA and the US-Condoned Cancer of Torture Continue to Spread in Latin America,

Computer files link TV dirty tricks to favourite for Mexico presidency:

Cocaine Incorporated: How a Mexican Drug Cartel Makes Its Billions

Sweden Will Imprison Assange When Extradited: .

Canada: Ottawa airport wired with microphones : Border Services prepares to record travellers' conversations

Revealed: 64 Drone Bases on American Soil:

Drones over America. Are they spying on you?:.

Spanish coal miners clash with police: .

Ex-Wall Street titan guilty of insider fraud:

>>>>>>>>>>INFOS <<<<<<<<<<
20h12 - Hochelaga-Maisonneuve · La police dément l'existence d'une zone de prostitution légale
        Le SPVM a tenu à se distancierdes propos du maire de Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve qui a annoncé la création d'une zone de tolérance    pour la prostitution dans son arrondissement. Agence QMI
05h58 - Selon un sondage · Les Québécois veulent des élections
        Une majorité de Québécois seraient favorables à l'idée de déclencher une campagne électorale à la mi-août, comme le veulent certaines   rumeurs. Agence QMI
03h32 - Gestion des hôpitaux · Un pas vers le privé
        Les centres hospitaliers universitaires de l'Université de Montréal et de McGill ont lancé un appel d'offres conjoint, dans le but de privatiser leurs  services d'approvisionnement. Une décision qui laisse craindre le pire aux syndicats.  JDM
03h12 - Radon · Une chasse à grande échelle
        La chasse au radon est ouverte alors les quelque 72 commissions scolaires du Québec ont commencé à effectuer des tests au cours des     derniers mois afin de dépister la présence de ce gaz dangereux au sein de leurs écoles. JDM


From: Larry Kazdan
Subject: Letter to Editor re: Cheap Canadian oil spells trouble for producers, David Berman, Jun. 15 2012

Re: Cheap Canadian oil spells trouble for producers, David Berman, Jun. 15 2012

Stephen Harper's economic strategy relies on the export of high-priced unprocessed oil. Unfortunately, as numerous reports indicate, this also leads to a rise of the Canadian dollar, with the consequent decimation of our manufacturing and tourism sectors. Meanwhile, the European economy remains in a debt crisis, the U.S. economy is struggling, and even Chinese economic growth appears to be slowing down. The result will be lower global oil prices and an increasingly unprofitable oil sands industry. Under Conservative "Petro State" policy, expect a short boom followed by a long bust.
Larry Kazdan,

From: "rory j. koopmans" <>
Subject: Executive Dissertations: Charles In Charge Of Our Days And Nights

From: Rebecca Gingrich
Subject: is this what Harper's OAS policy is really all about?

Writing Off The Elderly
What we have witnessed in the 21st century is a clear decision by political elites and the private interests that control them that gratuitous wars are more important than the elderly.
Subject: all orchestrated by the banksters for world control

Canadians be warned: Your finances could soon get a big shock
Also Sunday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper will travel to Mexico for a critical Group of 20 summit, accompanied by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney, who is also chairman of the global Financial Stability Board....
On The Goldman Path To Complete World Domination: Mark Carney On His Way To Head The Bank Of England?
Subject:  will our taxes that pay for this bridge decrease because of the tolls???NONONONO.  We won the war but lost our country

$1B Windsor-Detroit bridge deal struck
Under the agreement, Michigan wouldn't be obligated to pay any of the anticipated $1-billion cost of the bridge....
Also under the agreement:

Ottawa will make annual "availability payments" to fund the design and construction of the crossing as well as for the operation and maintenance expenses during the terms of the public-private partnership agreement.

No tolls will be charged in Michigan for use of the bridge. Canada will charge tolls, which will be used to reimburse the Canadian government for the funds it spent to build the span.

Canada will pay all costs of the required land acquisition in Canada and Michigan. It also will pay to construct an interchange to connect the crossing to I-75.

The public-private partnership agreement and the request for proposals must contain provisions for community benefit plans and for the involvement affected communities in Michigan and Canada

"Our government is taking the measures necessary to facilitate trade and investment between Canada and the United States in order to generate jobs, economic growth and long-term prosperity," the prime minister said in a media release before the announcement....(emphasis added)
[read full article at link below]

Who puts up the $ billion? The Public or Private Partner
From: "Stephanie McDowall"
Subject: Depleted Uranium Contamination/Canada's soldiers ? - A Crime against Humanity

Don't feel safe here in Canada re Uranium. We are getting more than our share from matter what our government tells us.....which is nothing, zip, zero. Neither does our Opposition tell Canadians anything on this matter. Ask them why and they will tell you the radiation here is so minimal and there is nothing to worry about. Just what studies have they looked at ? None ! Check out the readings on the West Coast ofthe U.S. Canada's West Coast would be similar. S

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Depleted Uranium Contamination: A Crime against Humanity

By Dr. Arun Shrivastava

Global Research, March 26, 2012

URL of this article:

This article is part of a longer essay on Depleted Uranium weapons, nuclear reactors and their environmental health impacts.

In this article the long term consequences of radiation contamination from unilateral aggression of the US and NATO countries on South and West Asia are discussed. Afpak region is being bombed daily and the cold blooded murder of nine kids out of the seventeen killed is just a small blip when billions are done in.

The world needs a public trial of political leaders for war crimes and genocide.

Depleted Uranium or DU [1] encased bombs that have been used since 1991 by US and NATO forces knowing well that the use of DU weapons is illegal being weapons of mass destruction [WMD] and amounts to War Crimes. These weapons were used in Gulf War 1 against Iraq, then in the Balkans and later, after 9/11 events, in Afghanistan, Iraq, North Africa, Libya and now being used in Drone bombings in Pakistan.

"When 20 years ago I stated at the United Nations Conference on the Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro that a species was in danger of extinction, I had fewer reasons than today for warning about a danger that I was seeing perhaps 100 years away." Fidel Castro Ruz - March 21, 2012

Area Deniability Weapon

'Depleted Uranium' has nothing depleted about it: when this potent hard metal hits a solid surface like concrete or a battle tank, the temperature at the point of impact reaches over 40000C and turns the projectile into uranium oxide gas. These gases are picked up by the wind and carried all over the world creating vast areas of secondary contamination. Based on the population within the contamination map [Map 1], over 35% of India's population received a heavy dosing of DU aerosolized uranium nano particles within months of the start of Afghan and Iraq wars. [2]

The total estimated population within the two circles is nearly a billion. [3] 'The capitals of 19 countries are within 1000 mile radius and include New Delhi (621 miles), Islamabad (232), Bishkek (651), Beirut (515), Cairo (806), Ankara (785), Jerusalem (546), Damascus (468), Kuwait City (347), Nicosia (643), Teheran (429), Abu Dhabi (856), Amman (503), Riyadh (615), Ashgabat (645) and so on.' [3] Countries like India, Pakistan, Nepal, Afghanistan, Iraq, and some Central Asian States do not even have well established, dependable cancer screening facilities, let alone determining whether the illness is due to depleted uranium contamination or careless handling of toxic pesticides in the farms as was fobbed off by a very 'respectable' Indian environmental group. If you think that the population of contaminated regions has gone up, think again; it may have dropped significantly and not even India conducts honest Census operation. Asia, Europe and North Africa are slowly becoming sterile; the only virile bastards are those very leaders who screw 4 or 5 year old boys and girls, white boys and girls, often kidnapped by their own police. [4]

The total land area of earth is about 57.3 million square mile, which implies that roughly 8% of total land area is now contaminated. Add another 6-8% of the landmass within 1000 mile radius of Bosnia, Kosovo, Libya, and Sudan and you can guess that the entire West, Central and South Asia, half of Northern Africa and almost entire Europe is contaminated with DU aerosolized nano particles. While the spineless idiots in bureaucracy, foreign services, and the army worldwide are merrily radioactive, those "dumb stupid" soldiers from US and NATO forces are dying. Even the Indian armed forces are using these lethal weapons and they won't even know why they died in peacetime. According to one report DU weapons have been sold to 27 countries and India is one of them.

According to Admiral Vishnu Bhagwat:

"The long-term effects from over a decade of DU exposures are emerging in Southern Iraq. They are devastating. The increased quantities of radio-active material (including non-depleted uranium), used in Afghanistan are 3 to 5 times greater than Iraq 1991. In Iraq 2003 they are already estimated to be 6 to 10 times 1991 and will travel through a larger area and affect many more people, babies and unborn. Countries within a 1000 mile radius of Baghdad and Kabul are being affected by radiation poisoning that includes the Capital, New Delhi, where the ruling elite lives... If we think cancer is a problem now wait until more DU is released in wars against terror and for 'regime change', on 'mistaken' Intelligence reports." [5]

The Wind Carries these Deadly Particles and Gas

Each time southwesterly air currents rise up over North Africa and West Asia, they pick up radioactive nano particles and blow right across India. These winds also blow across the Himalayas where these particles are rained out or snowed out. These particles are carried by the perennial Himalayan Rivers irrigate the agriculture lands that feed 1.6 billion Asians. I know these parts.

"Nine days after the start of the American president's 2003 'shock and awe' uranium bombing campaign in Baghdad, an invisible radioactive uranium oxide gas cloud swept through Britain's towns and countryside and throughout Europe." Scientists like Dr. Chris Busby and Saoirse Morgan, shocked Europe in a Sunday Times of London article on Feb. 19, 2006 that Aldermaston radiation monitoring centre which Dr. Busby oversaw, had shown high level of radiation. By tracking airflow pattern from West Asia to Europe during the time period, they came to a conclusion that the radiation level was high from the bombing raids over Iraq. [6]

Bob Nichols says, "The deadly uranium oxide gas measured about 48,000 radioactive particles per square meter.
The average radioactive dose, according to official government index based calculations, was about 23 million radioactive particles for the average adult male in Britain and Europe." That is sufficient dosing to turn the entire population sterile. [7] Just one nice and juicy 'government defined depleted uranium' is lethal enough.

In so far as India, South Asia, and the Himalayas are concerned, the airflow patterns from West Asia are regularly reported in major national dailies. What they don't report is that these air currents carry depleted uranium particles at low, medium, and high altitude, from West Asia, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan across India, the Himalayas into China. This typical airflow pattern continues across Asia, and is carried around the world mixing with the global atmosphere within weeks. Further evidence comes from scientists [who have expressly forbidden me to disclose their name and place of work] who have tracked abnormal air current movements from the Gulf to Delhi, sometimes under "bone-dry" conditions. In Image 3, I have given the normal cloud movement from the same source. In Image 4, one can clearly see that while there is no cloud cover and there was a strong surface wind towards the mid-Arabian Sea, the streak was found moving towards Delhi. The same scientist further notes that the time for such "incursions" is normally between 6PM and 6AM.

So, the question is: what is going on? Meteorological experts suspect that some entities are regularly attempting to modify South Asian weather pattern. These have been tracked during Monsoon months too and these scientists say that 'someone there is trying to inflict untimely weather change over the Indian peninsula.' [8]

It actually means that someone is artificially directing air currents from West Asia to pass over Northern India, particularly Delhi. It is also well known that weather modification technologies have been in existence for many decades and one is known as HAARP. [9]

The Equation

Uranium isotope U238 is a natural substance and all life forms have trace amounts from ingesting food and water. Another isotope of uranium U235 is also naturally occurring substance. The ratio of naturally occurring U238 to U235 is 137.88. Human body can cope with this ratio. However, the use of depleted uranium, the primary waste product of the uranium enrichment process, in weapons upsets this ratio. Enriched and depleted uranium are both mutagenic materials; they attack DNA structure and alter it. Exposure to radiation from nuclear explosions and to the subsequent dust cloud is serious enough. The insidious aspect of the nano-particles of U235 dust is that they are very easily ingested, and being so tiny, they find their way into individual cells in the body, wreaking havoc from their constant radiation, and as a highly toxic heavy metal.

It means that the use of depleted uranium weapons can compromise the future quality of human population and all life forms. Responsible scientists had warned that DU weapons are WMD and must not be used. Yet DU weapons are being extensively used in Afghanistan particularly in the eastern parts, including the heavily populated Kabul and Jalalabad. Studies conducted by Uranium Medical Research Centre (UMRC) showed a ratio of 237 times in returning Gulf War I British soldiers, which 'indicated the presence of 30-50% of DU mixed with natural uranium.' [10]

During 2002 the UMRC research team conducted a series of field tests in Afghanistan. In Jalalabad it found concentrations of 400 to 2000% above normal level. At Nangarhar, the concentration was 100 to 400 times; every person donating urine sample was contaminated. Doug Westerman met the research team and this is what he reports: 'In Afghanistan, unlike Iraq, UMRC lab results indicated high concentrations of NON-DEPLETED URANIUM, with the concentrations being much higher than in DU victims from Iraq. Afghanistan was used as a testing ground for a new generation of "bunker buster" bombs containing high concentrations of other uranium alloys.' [11]

Discussions and email exchanges with UMRC team clearly showed that they were shocked by the public health impact of the use of these weapons. Dr Miraki says that every bombsite that he has visited and investigated, he finds that people are ill. The civilian population presents symptoms consistent with internal contamination by uranium
." "Asaf Durakovic, UMRC's president and a former US army adviser, believes that exposure to DU weapons may have brought a rise in birth defects as well as "symptoms of muscular-skeletal pains, immune system disorders, lung disease, and eventually cancer. " It is an excellent way to kill a large number of people without gas chamber. And Punjab, Haryana, Himachal and Delhi are all in that juicy soup.

The Punjab Conundrum

The uranium contamination in Punjab confirms what has been well known around the world. Tests on children's hair showed high level of uranium but lower than some tested in Himachal Pradesh. Elements like copper, chromium, zinc, lead, mercury, and uranium and poisons such as arsenic, show up in the hair. The important thing in the Punjab case is that Dr Carin Smit, a South African toxicologist associated with 'Defeat Autism Now' [DAN][and autism in children is directly related to the mercury poisoning from enforced vaccinations of poor households] found uranium in hair but the Punjab Government said that it is Central Government's problem!! DAN has a solid reputation for in-depth study; the Punjab Government has a reputation for being one of the most corrupt and inhuman. [12]

Toxic elements don't just appear in children's hair because it is "Central Government's" problem. These bastards should know that it their problems too; their own fucked up lives are highly radioactive.

I conclude this essay by warning the people around the world that (a) the US and NATO forces have indiscriminately used DU bombs and bullets and often DU mixed with enriched uranium [U235 and U234] and they continue to use these weapons in all war zones, and (b) the Pentagon is planning to use GBU-57A/B which is also known as Massive Ordnance Penetrator or MOP designed to penetrate 60 meters of concrete. It is for this reason that I had republished my 2006 paper in which I had warned that nuking Iran could kill millions across South Asia, in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. [13]

I again quote Fidel Castro Ruz, "the United States is about to commit and lead the world towards the greatest mistake in its history.


[1] "Depleted uranium (DU) is a man-made, radioactive, heavy metal derived from uranium ore. Naturally occurring uranium ore (rock in which the uranium concentration is approximately 1,000 or more parts per million) is mined and processed to yield a much more concentrated substance, one that is virtually pure uranium. Natural uranium exists in three isotopic forms and contains 99.274% U238, 0.72% U235, and 0.0057% U234 by weight. DU, a by-product of uranium enrichment, has an isotopic content of 99.75% U238, 0.25% U235, and 0.005% U234. As part of the effort to secure fissile uranium, many thousand tons of DU have been generated." Since DU is 1.7 times denser than lead, it penetrates hard surfaces. [The authors] "reviewed toxicological data on both natural and depleted uranium. We included peer reviewed studies and gray literature on birth malformations due to natural and depleted uranium. Our approach was to assess the "weight of evidence" with respect to teratogenicity of depleted uranium." The authors conclude that "animal studies firmly support the possibility that DU is a teratogen. While the detailed pathways by which environmental DU can be internalized and reach reproductive cells are not yet fully elucidated, again, the evidence supports plausibility. To date, human epidemiological data include case examples, disease registry records, a case-control study and prospective longitudinal studies."

See also: and

[2] The term 'Area deniability weapons' was coined by John McCarthy who is Vietnam veteran and who now spends much of his time to expose the fraudsters who run the US Government from Washington DC. While illegal wars were unilaterally declared by the US under mentally challenged Baby Bush guided by that scoundrel Tony Blair, our spineless leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee wanted to be a party to this mayhem. And later Manmohan Singh continued to promise billion dollar businesses to the paedophiliac western leaders. Manmohan smiles only in their company; for Indians he has pasted a scowl across his non-existent mouth.


[4] Peter Eyre; 'Hollie Greig: UK Paedophilia runs rife in very high places'; 19 February, 2012

See also: Alleged Pedophiles at Helm of Britain's War Machine, here:

[5] SILENT WMDs – EFFECTS OF DEPLETED URANIUM; Admiral Vishnu Bhagwat, Former Chief of the Naval Staff, India;
29 Feb 2004;

[6] Busby C, Morgan S; 'Did the use of Uranium weapons in Gulf War 2 result in contamination of Europe?'; Occasional paper 2006/1, Aberystwyth; January 2006. In this paper Dr Chris Busby and Saoirse Morgan explain that based on evidences from the measurements of the atomic weapons establishment, there is cause for serious concern that Europe was in fact contaminated.

[7] Bob Nichols; 'Uranium bombing in Iraq contaminates Europe;' March 18, 2006

[8] Please note that all weather stations in every country are Government owned/controlled. Very few scientists have the freedom to truthfully state their findings or even publicly discuss the issues. It took me over two years to get to a scientist who would reveal these satellite images and discuss his/her findings. However, if anyone has unraveled similar anomalies please feel free to write to me and the matter shall remain confidential. If anyone thinks that these interpretations are bogus, also feel free to write your comments to the Editor.

[9] If readers wish to know about HAARP [High-frequency Active Aural Research Program] just Google the acronym. One good site is:

[10] Patricia Horan & Asaf Durakovic; 'The search for depleted uranium in biological & environmental samples'; May 31, 2001; abstract; the abstract can be accessed at http ://

[11]Doug Westerman; Depleted Uranium Dust - Public Health Disaster For The People Of Iraq and Afghanistan; Global Research; May 3, 2006

[12] Asit Jolly; 'Punjab disability uranium link;' BBC News, Chandigarh;

The Punjab Government knows that DU contamination is going on. The Indian armed forces and their top generals also know this. The Government of India also knows this. The people should know that their lives are at stake and they should seek to try these elected criminals for collusion with war criminals.

13] Shrivastava, Arun: 'The Planned democide by American and European leaders'