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Francis Boyle, Professor of International Law at the University of Illinois, responded as follows today to Obama's "signing statement" of Dec. 23, in which he said that he would disregard Congress's withdrawal of the funding to pay his "tsars," like his Health Tsar, who function as extra-constitutional Cabinet officers not subject to Senatorial confirmation.

December 27th, 2011 • 9:49 AM

The Iranian naval maneuvers taking place outside the Strait of Hormuz that began on Dec. 24, with eight days yet to run, are occurring in the context of the British Empire's drive for World War III. Statements by Iranian officials that a helicopter from an "extra-regional country" (likely the United States) was shooed away from the exercise area, on Dec.

December 27th, 2011 • 9:32 AM

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Monday, December 26, 2011 • 9:35 PM

by Diane Sare

Writing for the Information Clearing House, Pakistani columnist Iftikar Ahmed Khan points out that there is no difference between the Libyan National Transitional Council and the Syrian National Council. Both were set up by London. He says the first overthrew and lynched Muammar Qaddafi in Libya and the second is following a similar agenda against Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

December 26th, 2011 • 9:31 AM

A "perfect storm" of hunger is sweeping across the United States, said leaders of the nation's largest distributor of charity food, "Feeding America," on a National Public Radio interview program done post-Christmas. They point out that there there is a huge jump in people who need food and at the same time, a cutback in donations.

December 27th, 2011 • 9:44 AM

Akiva Eldar, a veteran journalist who represents the saner factions in Israel, has a well-grounded expose in Ha'aretz under the title, "Al Jazeera: Covering the Revolutions or Fueling Them?"

December 27th, 2011 • 9:26 AM

As we have reported previously in the briefing, the London-based "Syrian Human Rights Observatory" is the single source for all Western press accounts,— including those of UN Human Rights Commission head Navi Pillay and Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon,— of the numbers of Syrians supposedly killed by Assad every day.

December 26th, 2011 • 9:34 AM

OBAMA HAS PRE-ANNOUNCED THAT HE WILL ISSUE A "SIGNING STATEMENT," CLAIMING STILL MORE UNILATERAL POWERS, WHEN HE SIGNS THE NDAA BILL WHICH ALLOWS INDEFINITE MILITARY DETENTION WITHOUT TRIAL OF AMERICAN CITIZENS, the bill which Lyndon LaRouche insists should simply be called "Obama's Hitler law." Meanwhile, after running for office on the fact that Bush's "signing statements," refusing to enforce c

December 26th, 2011 • 9:29 AM