Monday, March 15, 2010

They're HERE! The Top 25 Most Ignored Big Stories of '09

Top Censored Stories of 2009/2010
1. US Congress Sells Out to Wall Street--Worse than you EVER knew, but you knew that.
2. US Schools are More Segregated Today than in the 1950s--Worse than you imagined; it's not an accident.
3. Toxic Waste Behind Somali Pirates--Toxic, illegal, mid-ocean dumping kills off fishing industry.
4. Nuclear Waste Pools in North Carolina--You DIDN'T know? Ooooops...
5. Europe Blocks US Toxic Products--Including frankenfoods; smart fellas, them Euros
6. Lobbyists Buy Congress--Worse than you thought, by many, many magnitudes of badness..
7. Obama’s Military Appointments Have Corrupt Past--Worse than you remembered; they're a gang of international gangsters.
8. Bailed out Banks and America’s Wealthiest Cheat IRS Out of Billions--What's the point of having enormous wealth & power if you can't cherat with it?
9. US Arms Used for War Crimes in Gaza--War Materiele-R-USA: That it's the Israelis exterminating Arabbs is pure lagniappe..
10. Ecuador Declares Foreign Debt Illegitimate--A good move, long ovedrdue, and portentious, but nervy.
11. Private Corporations Profit from the Occupation of Palestine--In ways you don't WANT to know.
12. Mysterious Death of Mike Connell—Karl Rove’s Election Thief--The GOP's Top IT Guru bought under curious circumstances.
13. Katrina’s Hidden Race War--Death squads patrolled Algiers. This has been known for a LONG time.
14. Congress Invested in Defense Contracts--Corruption goes ALL ways.
15. World Bank’s Carbon Trade Fiasco--Ask 'Cui bono?"
16. US Repression of Haiti Continues--And we STILL hold their marker for Duvallier debts.
17. The ICC Facilitates US Covert War in Sudan--Indictment justifies military interference, regime change.
18. Ecuador’s Constitutional Rights of Nature --Declared national constitutional rights to nature, thus codifying a new system of environmental protection.
19. Bank Bailout Recipients Spent to Defeat Labor--BoA uased TARP money to sponsor anti-EFCA conference.
20. Secret Control of the Presidential Debates-- Campaigns jointly negotiated a detailed secret contract dictating the terms of the 2008 debates.
21. Recession Causes States to Cut Welfare--Nobody has said jack-shit about this; cf. NM Tortilla tax.
22. Obama’s Trilateral Commission Team--11 members occupy senior posts, similar to Bushevik PNAC numbers.
23. Activists Slam World Water Forum as a Corporate-Driven Fraud--Which it was.
24. Dollar Glut Finances US Military Expansion--To no one's surprise, but it does LOOK bad when you DEMAND your allies fund your wars.
25. Fast Track Oil Exploitation in Western Amazon--The 'culture war' for oil in paradise.

1 comment:

lawrenceturner said...

It is interesting how mass media focuses on individuals that have gone off the deep end but fails to note corporations and government when they go off the deep end.