Janet Napolitano, the former Homeland Security Secretary made infamous for announcing the “see something, say something” campaign that would now be utterly despised by the Left, was nearly killed by an overdose of cancer medications, reports Radar Online.
Described as a “terrifying event,” Radar Online reports that “Napolitano was unconscious for hours before a staffer discovered her body — and that an accidental overdose of her cancer medications was the culprit.”
Napolitano was apparently discovered in an unconscious state by a friend who called paramedics. “The doctors were worried about brain damage,” insiders told Radar Online, which also reports, “the sherriff’s office attorney for Oakland, California, told Radar that it was cancer drugs and NOT Napolitano’s illness itself that led to her hospitalization.”
Cancer “treatments” kill more people than cancer itself
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– Caught on Hot Mic – Janet Napolitano Says “We Don’t Have to Listen to This Crap” Referring to Student Protest (Liberty Blitzkrieg, March 19, 2015):
Before I get to the meat of this post, let me provide a little background. Late last year, I covered how the former head of the Department of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, was pushing through a 28% tuition hike within the University of California system so that administrators can get huge pay raises. Naturally, students weren’t all that pleased and decided to get creative with their protesting. Big Sis didn’t like this one bit.
What’s amusing is that in a prepared statement she noted:
“They want to be sure that their voices are being heard and I want to commit to them that their voices are being heard.”
Sounds reasonable; however, she quickly lost her patience and was heard on a hot mic saying:
“Let’s just break. Let’s go, let’s go. We don’t have to listen to this crap.”
– Obama nominates drone program proponent to lead DHS (RT, Oct 18, 2013):
President Barack Obama has chosen a former Pentagon attorney who defended the extrajudicial killing of American citizens to man the helm of the United States Department of Homeland Security and replace outgoing Secretary Janet Napolitano.
Jeh Johnson, a general counsel for the Pentagon during the president’s first term in office, was named by Mr. Obama as his choice for new DHS secretary during a Friday afternoon press conference.
– Apologist for Assassination of Americans to Be Named as New Homeland Security Chief (Washington’s Blog, Oct 17, 2013):
Key Architect of Counter-Terrorism Policies to Become Homeland Chief
USA Today reports:
President Obama plans to nominate former Pentagon attorney Jeh Johnson as the next secretary of homeland security, officials said Thursday.
Johnson is a supporter of assassinations … even against American citizens.
AP noted in 2011:
U.S. citizens are legitimate military targets when they take up arms with al-Qaida, top national security lawyers in the Obama administration said Thursday.
The government lawyers, CIA counsel Stephen Preston and Pentagon counsel Jeh Johnson … said U.S. citizens do not have immunity when they are at war with the United States.
Johnson said only the executive branch, not the courts, is equipped to make military battlefield targeting decisions about who qualifies as an enemy.
There’s not much left to kill anyway:
No surprise here …
– Janet Napolitano’s Homeland Security Replacement is a Constitution Killer (Activist Post, Oct 17, 2013):
The entire Homeland Security apparatus is designed as much for suppression of the American people as it is for any perceived protection. Janet Napolitano’s reign included ushering in the notorious “See Something, Say Something” program which encouraged citizen spies and a system of Big Brother telescreens to tell us what to fear and when to fear it, as well as operating her personal domain like a tyrant for more than four years.
When Napolitano exited in July to become the President of The University of California, she made a couple of curious statements. The first was to warn of a major cyber attack: Continue reading »
YouTube Added: 03.09.2013
What are FEMA planning? An upcoming “natural” disaster… and a massive cyber attack on the USA. The rise of evil is successful when good men do nothing. In a world where evil is becoming good, and good is seen as “evil”, and in a world where TYRANNY is becoming law, REBELLION BECOMES DUTY.
The big “Project Gunrunner” scandal. For an update see www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-05-21/fast-and-furious-scandal-returns-to-haunt-obama
Tags: Al-Qaeda, Al-Qaida, Barack Obama, Bashar Assad, chemical weapons, DHS, FEMA, Global News, Government, Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, Middle East, Military, Obama administration, Politics, Russia, Sarin, Syria, Terrorism, U.N., U.S., WMDs
– Big Sis Says Cyber Attack WILL Bring Down Power Grid: ‘When Not If’ (Activist Post, Aug 30, 2013)
Lawrence Lessig, a respected Law Professor from Stanford University told an audience at this years Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech conference in Half Moon Bay, California, that “There’s going to be an i-9/11 event” which will act as a catalyst for a radical reworking of the law pertaining to the internet.
– Janet Napolitano Quits: Will Be Next University Of California President (ZeroHedge, July 12, 2013):
While everyone is focused on whether Mr. Burns, aka Larry Summers will take over for Ben Bernanke (he won’t), lots of peripheral resignations are flying around. the most recent one: that of the U.S. secretary of the $60-billion budget and 240,000 employees Department of Homeland Security – Janet Napolitano, who will be named the next president of the University of California system. As the LA Times reports, “nothing was pushing her out of Washington now, although the Senate’s recently approved compromise plan on immigration faces an uncertain fate in the Republican-controlled House.” The good news: we await for UCLA to be promptly upgraded to AAA and issue bonds inside of the US.
Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, is being named as the next president of the University of California system, in an unusual choice that brings a national-level politician to a position usually held by an academic. Her appointment also means the 10-campus system will be headed by a woman for the first time in its 145-year history.
In other news:
– Janet Napolitano Dazed And Confused About What Sequester Really Means (ZeroHedge, March 5, 2013):
In the face of Janet Napolitano’s terrifying claims that major airports were already seeing lines “150 to 200 percent as long as we would normally expect” as a result of the budget-crushing sequestration cuts that went into force on Friday, The Telegraph reports that, in fact, LAX “haven’t had any slowdowns.” But how can that be? The government said it would all be horrible – and to think of the children… it appears Ms. Napolitano was speaking that dialect of English we call ‘politician’ as airports have ‘received no reports of unusual security delays.’ Unpossible. The DHS would not return calls questioning her exclamations that she “did not mean to scare, just inform,” about LAX, O’Hare, and Atlanta’s Hartfield-Jackson. This scare-mongery follows Maxine Waters’ 170 million unemployed claim and Arne Duncan’s teachers already being laid off claims. Trust, indeed.
– $253.5B—Obama Borrowed Nearly 6x as Much in February as Sequester Cuts All Year (CNS News, March 4, 2013):
During the month of February–as President Barack Obama was warning Americans they would see dramatic effects in their lives if “sequestration” of some planned federal spending kicked in–the federal government’s debt climbed by $253.5 billion.That one-month increase in the debt was nearly six times as much as the $44 billion in spending cuts the Congressional Budget Office estimates will take place in all of fiscal 2013 as a result of sequestration.
At the close of business on Jan. 31, 2013, the federal debt was $16,433,791,850,294.04, according to the U.S. Treasury. At the close of business on Feb. 28, 2013, the federal debt was $16,687,289,180,215.37. Thus, the federal debt increased $253,497,329,921.33 during the month.
In its Budget and Economic Outlook for Fiscal Years 2013-2023, published in February, the CBO explained that only $44 billion in planned federal spending will be cut during this fiscal year as a result of sequestration.
YouTube Added: 02.08.2012
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It is often said that when an agency or department is failing, it’s because there is a failure at the top, that there is something wrong with the leadership. Nowhere is that more evident than at the beleaguered Department of Homeland Security where, under the tutelage of former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano, an agency with an already dubious resume has gone from bad to worse to despicable.
A new federal audit of the monstrous agency, created in the heat and passion of the moment in the weeks following the 9/11 attacks, 2,527 DHS employees and co-conspirators have been convicted of either being corrupt or engaging in outright criminality since 2004, CNSNews.com reported, citing written testimony submitted to Congress recently by the department’s inspector general, Charles Edwards.
– DHS Considers Collecting DNA From Kids; DEA and US Marshals Already Do (Electronic Froniter Foundation, May 14, 2012):
Documents just released by US Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) in response to one of EFF’s Freedom of Information Act requests show that DHS is considering collecting DNA from kids ages 14 and up—and is exploring expanding its regulations to allow collection from kids younger than that.
The proposal appears to be working its way through DHS in the wake of regulations from the Department of Justice that require all federal agencies—including DHS and its components such as ICE—to collect DNA from individuals arrested for federal crimes as well as “from non-United States persons who are detained under the authority of the United States,” whether or not they have been involved in criminal activity. While the law specifically exempts a few classes of “aliens,” the documents we received show DHS may start DNA collection from anyone it fingerprints. Currently, that’s any child over 14 who’s detained, but we also found records that show ICE could lower that age even more.
In case you want to download the video here is a new upload:
Alex Jones comments on the Google/YouTube video censorship on behalf of the US government.
The Video TSA Does Not Want You To See!
Tags: Alex Jones, Barack Obama, DHS, Dictatorship, Fascism, Global News, Government, Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, Mike Adams, New World Order, Obama administration, Politics, Society, TSA, U.S.
– Female Blogger Threatened With Defamation Suit For Writing About TSA ‘Rape’ (Forbes, Sep. 6, 2011):
Attacking the TSA for its privacy-invasive screening procedures has become a favorite activity for many journalists, especially Matt Drudge. TSA horror stories are often featured prominently on The Drudge Report and he has taken to calling Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (of which the TSA is a part) “Big Sis.”
Napolitano, who doesn’t think Drudge “means [the nickname] kindly” said at a recent Politico event that Drudge is wrong in describing DHS programs as Orwellian and that “the privacy impact of new airport screening technology and similar programs are thoroughly vetted before they are implemented,” in Josh Gerstein’s words.
“We want to be conscious of civil liberties and civil rights protections—and we are,” Napolitano said, as reported by Politico.
On the same day as this piece came out, TechDirt reports on a passenger who would likely disagree with the Secretary. After a particularly aggressive patdown in March that might be better termed a feel-up, advice blogger Amy Alkon graphically described how she sobbed loudly while a TSA agent put her hands “into” her — four times. She screamed “You raped me” after the LAX patdown and took the agent’s name with plans to file charges of sexual assault. Those plans fell through after consulting an attorney, but she did blog about it and included the agent’s name, thereby inflicting her own assault — on the agent’s Google search results.
The TSA agent then hired a lawyer who contacted Alkon asking her to remove the post, threatening her with a defamation lawsuit, and asking for a settlement of $500,000. “Rape is a very serious charge,” writes lawyer Vicki Roberts on Thedala Magee’s behalf. She also says that Alkon, on a return trip to the airport in May called her client “a bad person” who had “sexually molested” her.
Free speech lawyer Marc Randazza has stepped in to assert Alkon’s right to post about her patdown experience, and to defend both her definition of the patdown as rape and, regardless of that, her right to rhetorical hyperbole. Techdirt has a copy of the letter Randazza drafted in response to the defamation threat.
“After [the agent Thedala] Magee’s assault on Ms. Alkon’s vagina and dignity, Ms. Alkon exercised her First Amendment right to recount this incident to others in person and through her blog,” writes Randazza. “This was not only her right — it was her responsibility.”
Tags: Bloggers, Blogs, Civil liberties, Civil rights, Constitution, DHS, Dictatorship, Fascism, First Amendment, Global News, Government, Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, Law, New World Order, Politics, Society, TSA, U.S.
– Student Challenges Laptop Seizure at Border (Bloomberg, July 9, 2011):
A U.S. judge is weighing whether to halt a lawsuit filed by a graduate student whose laptop was seized by customs agents as he crossed the border from Canada and found to contain pictures of rallies by Hamas and Hezbollah.
U.S. District Judge Robert Korman in Brooklyn, New York, yesterday put off ruling on whether to allow the case to go forward. Pascal Abidor, a 27-year-old U.S.-French dual citizen, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union, seeks to force border guards to show a “reasonable suspicion” before searching laptop computers and other devices.
Abidor brought the case against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and its secretary, Janet Napolitano, in September, saying such seizures violated the constitutional rights to free speech and to protection against improper searches.
Breaking: Newly Obtained Homeland Security Documents Reveal Radical Shift In Internet Policy
FIGHT BACK: Internet user arrested for linking to other websites.
Brian McCarthy ran a website, channelsurfing.net, that linked to various sites where you could watch online streams of TV shows and sports networks. A couple months ago, the government seized his domain name and on Friday they arrested him and charged him with criminal copyright infringement — punishable by five years in prison.
We just obtained a copy of the complaint (below) that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) made against him — and they don’t even allege that he made a copy of anything! Just that he ran what they call a “linking website” which linked to various sites with copyrighted material. Under that sort of thinking, everyone who’s sent around a link to a copyrighted YouTube video is a criminal.
Tags: Barack Obama, Brian McCarthy, Civil liberties, Civil rights, DHS, Food, Freedom, Government, Homeland Security, ICE, Internet, Janet Napolitano, New World Order, Obama administration, Politics, U.S.
(NaturalNews) As if it’s not enough for the TSA to feel you up at the airport, now they’re experimenting with rapid results DNA scanners that can scan and analyze your DNA using just a drop of saliva. Spit at the TSA agent who is molesting you, in other words, and they can use that saliva to scan your DNA and then store it in a government database.
Why would they want to do that? We can only imagine. Remember, it was Alex Jones who broke the story about hospitals secretly taking blood samples of babies and handing them over to the federal government for use in a national genetic database (http://www.prisonplanet.com/newborn…).
The government routinely steals genetic material from people for its own nefarious purposes, as does the pharmaceutical industry. For example, the medical industry’s so-called “Hela cells” which have been exploited for decades by vaccine and drug companies, were harvested and stolen decades ago from Henrietta Lacks without her permission or consent (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HeLa). Hela cells are the foundation of hundreds of billions of dollars in profit for Big Pharma, and they are all based on DNA theft perpetrated by the pharmaceutical industry.
Harvesting your DNA at the airport
Now that the TSA is experimenting with portable DNA scanners, their real agenda becomes apparent: They will use airport security checkpoints to harvest DNA from the public in order to build up their government “bio bank” database of stolen DNA.
Tags: Barack Obama, Civil liberties, Civil rights, Constitution, DHS, DNA, Food, Freedom, Government, Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, New World Order, Obama administration, Politics, Privacy, Society, Technology, TSA, U.S.
If Nostradamus were alive today, he’d have a hard time keeping up with Gerald Celente.
– New York Post
When CNN wants to know about the Top Trends, we ask Gerald Celente.
– CNN Headline News
There’s not a better trend forecaster than Gerald Celente. The man knows what he’s talking about.
Those who take their predictions seriously … consider the Trends Research Institute.
– The Wall Street Journal
A network of 25 experts whose range of specialties would rival many university faculties.
– The Economist
Rage against the Fed, the Media and all things else
Added:15. December 2010
More with Gerald Celente:
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Added: 6. Dezember 2010
This public service announcement will air in all Walmart stores equipped with checkout screens.
A Predator drone takes off on a U.S. Customs Border Patrol mission from Fort Huachuca, Ariz.
WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department will use unmanned surveillance aircraft and other technological upgrades in its ongoing effort to protect the southern border of the United States.
The department said Wednesday it has obtained Federal Aviation Administration permission to operate unmanned planes along the Texas border and throughout the Gulf Coast region. Customs and Border Protection will base a surveillance drone at the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station in Texas. Continue reading »
Just in case Americans want to resist the New World Order.
Government under pressure to open US skies to unmanned drones despite safety concerns
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unmanned aircraft have proved their usefulness and reliability in the war zones of Afghanistan and Iraq. Now the pressure’s on to allow them in the skies over the United States.
The Federal Aviation Administration has been asked to issue flying rights for a range of pilotless planes to carry out civilian and law-enforcement functions but has been hesitant to act. Officials are worried that they might plow into airliners, cargo planes and corporate jets that zoom around at high altitudes, or helicopters and hot air balloons that fly as low as a few hundred feet off the ground.
On top of that, these pilotless aircraft come in a variety of sizes. Some are as big as a small airliner, others the size of a backpack. The tiniest are small enough to fly through a house window.
The obvious risks have not deterred the civilian demand for pilotless planes. Tornado researchers want to send them into storms to gather data. Energy companies want to use them to monitor pipelines. State police hope to send them up to capture images of speeding cars’ license plates. Local police envision using them to track fleeing suspects.
Like many robots, the planes have advantages over humans for jobs that are dirty, dangerous or dull. And the planes often cost less than piloted aircraft and can stay aloft far longer.
“There is a tremendous pressure and need to fly unmanned aircraft in (civilian) airspace,” Hank Krakowski, FAA’s head of air traffic operations, told European aviation officials recently. “We are having constant conversations and discussions, particularly with the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security, to figure out how we can do this safely with all these different sizes of vehicles.” Continue reading »
This article originally appeared in RS 1107 from June 24, 2010.
(Rolling Stone Magazine) — On May 27th, more than a month into the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, Barack Obama strode to the podium in the East Room of the White House. For weeks, the administration had been insisting that BP alone was to blame for the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf – and the ongoing failure to stop the massive leak. “They have the technical expertise to plug the hole,” White House spokesman Robert Gibbs had said only six days earlier. “It is their responsibility.” The president, Gibbs added, lacked the authority to play anything more than a supervisory role – a curious line of argument from an administration that has reserved the right to assassinate American citizens abroad and has nationalized much of the auto industry. “If BP is not accomplishing the task, can you just federalize it?” a reporter asked. “No,” Gibbs replied.
Now, however, the president was suddenly standing up to take command of the cleanup effort. “In case you were wondering who’s responsible,” Obama told the nation, “I take responsibility.” Sounding chastened, he acknowledged that his administration had failed to adequately reform the Minerals Management Service, the scandal-ridden federal agency that for years had essentially allowed the oil industry to self-regulate. “There wasn’t sufficient urgency,” the president said. “Absolutely I take responsibility for that.” He also admitted that he had been too credulous of the oil giants: “I was wrong in my belief that the oil companies had their act together when it came to worst-case scenarios.” He unveiled a presidential commission to investigate the disaster, discussed the resignation of the head of MMS, and extended a moratorium on new deepwater drilling. “The buck,” he reiterated the next day on the sullied Louisiana coastline, “stops with me.”
What didn’t stop was the gusher. Hours before the president’s press conference, an ominous plume of oil six miles wide and 22 miles long was discovered snaking its way toward Mobile Bay from BP’s wellhead next to the wreckage of its Deepwater Horizon rig. Admiral Thad Allen, the U.S. commander overseeing the cleanup, framed the spill explicitly as an invasion: “The enemy is coming ashore,” he said. Louisiana beaches were assaulted by blobs of oil that began to seep beneath the sand; acres of marshland at the “Bird’s Foot,” where the Mississippi meets the Gulf, were befouled by shit-brown crude – a death sentence for wetlands that serve as the cradle for much of the region’s vital marine life. By the time Obama spoke, it was increasingly evident that this was not merely an ecological disaster. It was the most devastating assault on American soil since 9/11.
Like the attacks by Al Qaeda, the disaster in the Gulf was preceded by ample warnings – yet the administration had ignored them. Instead of cracking down on MMS, as he had vowed to do even before taking office, Obama left in place many of the top officials who oversaw the agency’s culture of corruption. He permitted it to rubber-stamp dangerous drilling operations by BP – a firm with the worst safety record of any oil company – with virtually no environmental safeguards, using industry-friendly regulations drafted during the Bush years. He calibrated his response to the Gulf spill based on flawed and misleading estimates from BP – and then deployed his top aides to lowball the flow rate at a laughable 5,000 barrels a day, long after the best science made clear this catastrophe would eclipse the Exxon Valdez.
Even after the president’s press conference, Rolling Stone has learned, the administration knew the spill could be far worse than its “best estimate” acknowledged. That same day, the president’s Flow Rate Technical Group – a team of scientists charged with establishing the gusher’s output – announced a new estimate of 12,000 to 25,000 barrels, based on calculations from video of the plume. In fact, according to interviews with team members and scientists familiar with its work, that figure represents the plume group’s minimum estimate. The upper range was not included in their report because scientists analyzing the flow were unable to reach a consensus on how bad it could be. “The upper bound from the plume group, if it had come out, is very high,” says Timothy Crone, a marine geophysicist at Columbia University who has consulted with the government’s team. “That’s why they had resistance internally. We’re talking 100,000 barrels a day.”
The median figure for Crone’s independent calculations is 55,000 barrels a day – the equivalent of an Exxon Valdez every five days. “That’s what the plume team’s numbers show too,” Crone says. A source privy to internal discussions at one of the world’s top oil companies confirms that the industry privately agrees with such estimates. “The industry definitely believes the higher-end values,” the source says. “That’s accurate – if not more than that.” The reason, he adds, is that BP appears to have unleashed one of the 10 most productive wells in the Gulf. “BP screwed up a really big, big find,” the source says. “And if they can’t cap this, it’s not going to blow itself out anytime soon.”
Even worse, the “moratorium” on drilling announced by the president does little to prevent future disasters. The ban halts exploratory drilling at only 33 deepwater operations, shutting down less than one percent of the total wells in the Gulf. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, the Cabinet-level official appointed by Obama to rein in the oil industry, boasts that “the moratorium is not a moratorium that will affect production” – which continues at 5,106 wells in the Gulf, including 591 in deep water.
Most troubling of all, the government has allowed BP to continue deep-sea production at its Atlantis rig – one of the world’s largest oil platforms. Capable of drawing 200,000 barrels a day from the seafloor, Atlantis is located only 150 miles off the coast of Louisiana, in waters nearly 2,000 feet deeper than BP drilled at Deepwater Horizon. According to congressional documents, the platform lacks required engineering certification for as much as 90 percent of its subsea components – a flaw that internal BP documents reveal could lead to “catastrophic” errors. In a May 19th letter to Salazar, 26 congressmen called for the rig to be shut down immediately. “We are very concerned,” they wrote, “that the tragedy at Deepwater Horizon could foreshadow an accident at BP Atlantis.”
The administration’s response to the looming threat? According to an e-mail to a congressional aide from a staff member at MMS, the agency has had “zero contact” with Atlantis about its safety risks since the Deepwater rig went down. Continue reading »
Tags: Barack Obama, BP, Bush administration, Corporations, DHS, Disaster, Environment, George Bush, Government, Gulf of Mexico, Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, Ken Salazar, Larry Summers, Minerals Management Service, NOAA, Obama administration, Politics, Rahm Emanuel, Robert Gibbs, Science, Scientists, U.S., White House
April 1 (Bloomberg) — As many as 200,000 people may be affected by flooding in Rhode Island that has halted Amtrak service to Boston for two days, blocked highways and threatened a Rhode Island dam.
After two record flood crests in March, Rhode Island is dealing with damage reminiscent of hurricanes, Teddy Hampton, American Red Cross disaster relief operations job director, said in a telephone interview today.
“When you start talking about the numbers of people who are affected, it’s pretty dad-gum close to a Category 3 to Category 4 hurricane,” said Hampton, who flew in from Alabama and often has to respond to the tropical systems. “It’s going to far, far exceed the local chapter’s capability in every way.”
About 184 people were housed in Red Cross shelters last night, and many more went to the shelters to eat, Hampton said. The Red Cross estimates 180,000 to 200,000 people will be dealing with the flood on some level, from cleaning the sewer- tainted water that washed over their homes to finding food. Continue reading »
There is an English version at the end of the following (first) article.
The second article is from the The Sydney Morning Herald.
Wake up AMERICA! Wake up WORLD! They think you are all f$$$$$$ stupid!
This is priceless! Thank you FBI! Thank you!
The US state department was forced to withdraw the mocked up photo-image, circulated around the world last week, after the discovery that it was not quite as technically sophisticated as the FBI had originally claimed.
🙂 ROFL! 🙂
– Spanish MP’s photo ‘used for Bin Laden poster’ (BBC News)
Wie aus einem spanischen Politiker Bin Laden wird
Es ist schon bemerkenswert, wie man einen Toten dauernd am Leben erhält, um damit den “Krieg gegen den Terror” begründen zu können. Osama Bin Laden ist seit Dezember 2001 tot, beerdigt, im Nirwana, es gibt kein einziges Lebenszeichen von ihm, alle “Botschaften” seit bald 9 Jahren sind nachweislich Fälschungen. Deshalb finden die Amerikaner auch den “meist gesuchten Terroristen” nicht, es gibt auch keine Fotos die ihn zeigen und das FBI musste eins erfinden.
Alle Geheimdienstexperten wissen das Bin Laden tot ist und deshalb der Krieg in Afghanistan, der mit seiner Suche begründet wird, eine Lüge ist. Sogar US-Verteidigungsminister Robert Gates bestätigt, dass den USA seit Jahren keine verwertbaren Erkenntnisse über den Aufenthaltsort Bin Ladens vorlägen. Hallo, der ist zu Staub zerfallen, die ganze Welt wird über jemand den es nicht mehr gibt verarscht.
Das FBI hat jetzt ein neues computergeneriertes Fahndungsfoto von Bin Laden veröffentlicht, so wie er Heute angeblich aussehen könnte. Und jetzt stellt sich heraus, dass die “Vorlage” für dieses Fahndungsfoto, ein Foto eines spanischen Politikers ist, Gaspar Llamazares! Jedenfalls ist die Haarpracht absolut identisch, alle Wellen und Haarlocken stimmen genau überein! Geburtsjahr ist bei beiden 1957.
Aber nicht nur die Haare sind identisch, auch die Stirn und die Falte von Schläfe zu Schläfe wurden von Llamazares übernommen, fast das halbe Gesicht.
Das Foto, welches das FBI für Bin Laden benutzt, stamm aus einem Wahlplakat von Gaspar Llamazares bei den Wahlen 2004. Die Affen vom FBI haben einfach mit Photoshop das Haar von Llamazares 1 zu 1 genommen und auf den Kopf von Bin Laden kopiert. Nix mit künstlicher Alterung durch Computersimulation. Was sind das nur für Amateure und Idioten?
Louis E. Grever, Direktor der Wissenschafts- und Technologieabteilung des FBI, sagte am 14. Januar 2010 bei der Veröffentlichung: “Die Bilder sind ein wichtiges Beispiel dafür, wie der wissenschaftliche und technologische Fortschritt genutzt wird, um Flüchtige zu finden und vor Gericht zu bringen.” Das ist ja eine Lachnummer, in dem man einfach mit Photoshop und “copy & paste” den Kopf von jemanden anderen nimmt?
Gaspar Llamazares ist ein bekannter spanischer linker Politiker und Mitglied der Kommunistischen Partei Spaniens. Es zeigt den UI-Stellvertreter als Kandidaten für das Amt des Ministerpräsidenten für die zweite Legislaturperiode. “Es war auf allen Plakatwänden in Spanien, auf allen Zäunen, es ist ein offizielles Bild“, sagt einer aus der Partei. Jetzt will die Partei von den US-Behörden wissen, wie sie dazu kommen sein Bildnis für ein künstliches Fahndungsfoto von Bin Laden zu nehmen.
Wie muss man sich fühlen, wenn das Abbild des eigenen Haares und der Stirn auf dem Fahndungsfoto des FBI über den “Oberterroristen” Bin Laden weltweit in allen Medien erscheint?
Gaspar Llamazares sagt, “Bin Ladens Sicherheit ist nicht gefährdet, aber meine schon. Wie kommt das FBI dazu mein Abbild zu verwenden?“ Der Abgeordnete und ehemalige General-Koordinator der IU, sagte, dass bis vor kurzem er nur ungern nach Amerika reiste, aber von jetzt an gehe er nicht in dieses Land, weil dies “zu Schwierigkeiten führt.” Seine Sorge über diese Angelegenheit ist, dass diese Art der Verwendung von Fotos “Menschen betrifft, die nicht unter einem gerichtlichen Verfahren stehen oder ein Verbrechen begangen haben.”
Ausserdem stellt sich die Frage: “Was bedeutet das Bild eines politischen Führers in den FBI-Akten? Ich hoffe, dies ist die Chance, ihre Inkompetenz zu beweisen“, fügte er hinzu. Mittlerweile hat ein FBI-Sprecher zugegeben, die Behörde hat die Fotografie von Llamazares verwendet, um eine Skizze des meistgesuchten Terroristen der Welt zu zeichnen.
Der FBI-Sprecher Ken Hoffman räumte ein, dass seine Behörde für das digital veränderte Foto Bin Ladens ein Bild von Llamazares von Google Images verwendet habe.
Das spanische Aussenministerium wurde ersucht, eine Erklärungen von der US-Regierung zu verlangen. Es wird auch erwartet, das Innenministerium soll mit der Europäischen Polizei überprüfen, ob das Foto wirklich aus Google genommen wurde oder aus FBI-Akten stammt. Llamazares hat eine Erklärung oder einen Anruf vom US-Botschafter in Madrid erwartet und meint, “es ist das Mindeste was sie tun könnten.”
Der juristische Dienste der Vereinigten Europäischen Linken wird untersuchen, wie sie vorgehen wollen, ob eine rechtliche Beschwerde gegen die Verletzung der Persönlichkeitsrechte des Abgeordneten vorliegt.
Es ist nicht das erste Mal, dass die ach so seriösen Medien (lach) ungeprüft ein Foto verbreiten und als Propagandaorgan für die Kriegshetzer dienen. Siehe meinen Artikel: “Ein falsches Foto von Neda wird für Propaganda verwendet” oder diesen Artikel “Wie die Medien die Berichterstattung über den Iran fälschen”
The FBI has published a computer generated mug shot of Bin Laden recently to show how he could look like today. Now it has turned out, that the “template” for this mug shot is a photo of the Spanish politician Gaspar Llamazares! The hair piece is absolutely identical, the waves and curls match exactly. The year of birth of both is 1957!
But not only is the hair identical, also the forehead and the crease going from temple to temple was taken from Llamazares, nearly half the face.
The photo that the FBI used for Bin Laden comes from an election poster of Gaspar Llamazares from the election in 2004. The apes at the FBI just used Photoshop and copied 1 to 1 the head and put it on Bin Laden. No artificial aging process by computer simulation. What kind of amateurs and idiots are they?
Louis E. Grever, the director of the science and technology department at the FBI said on January 14 2010 when it was published: “The photos are an important example how science and technological advancement is used to find fugitives and bring them to justice.” That’s a joke, just by using Photoshop and “copy & paste” to take the head of somebody else?
Gaspar Llamazares is a well known Spanish leftist politician and member of the communist party of Spain. The portrait shows the UI party assistant secretary as candidate for prime minister in the second legislative period. “It was on all billboards in Spain, on all fences, its an official picture,” said someone from the party. Now the party wants to know from the US government, how it came about that his picture was used for the artificial mug shot of Bin Laden.
What must it feel like when the image of your own hair and forehead appears on the FBI mug shot of the “biggest terrorist” Bin Laden in all the worlds media?
Gaspar Llamazares says: „The safety of Bin Laden is not in danger, but mine is. Why did the FBI use my image?“ The parliamentarian and former general coordinator of the IU said, up to a short while ago he reluctantly travelled to America, but from now on he will not go there, because „it brings difficulties.” His worry about this matter is, that this use of photos “hits people who are not in a court process or committed any crimes.”
Samstag, 16. Januar 2010
Source: Alles Schall und Rauch
Hair today, gone tomorrow: FBI artists take bin Laden to the barber
LONDON: The FBI has published fresh photographs of Osama bin Laden in an attempt to track down the al-Qaeda leader.
In one ”aged progressed” mugshot, he is portrayed in Western clothes with wavy grey and black hair and a trimmed beard; another shows him in his traditional outfit, with a white turban and a flowing, but greyer, beard.
Forensic artists used digital enhancement to modify bin Laden’s features in an attempt to show what he might look like now.
The FBI also published ”aged progressed” mugshots of another 17 terrorists wanted by the US, which can be seen on the State Department website.
The photos were released as the US announced it would further strengthen air security. The new measures are to be introduced after intelligence reports that individuals associated with al-Qaeda in Yemen were seeking to attack planes, US interests overseas and targets in the US, said an official who spoke on condition of anonymity.
They include randomly screening more passengers, more federal air marshals and including more people on the Government’s terrorism watch list, the Homeland Security Secretary, Janet Napolitano, said.
”We are taking an additional set of aviation-security precautions to protect the American people,” she said in a statement.
The Transportation Security Administration, which Ms Napolitano oversees, increased security restrictions after the failed attempt on December 25 to blow up a Detroit-bound Northwest airliner.
Travellers in the US may notice more random screening, officers who specialise in detecting suspicious behaviour and wider use of bomb-detection equipment, said Greg Soule, a security spokesman. Security was being increased throughout airports.
”Passengers travelling should not expect to see the same thing at every airport,” he said.
January 16, 2010
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald
“U.S. national security adviser James Jones said last weekend that the al Qaeda presence has diminished, and he does not “foresee the return of the Taliban” to power.”
“He said that according to the maximum estimate, al Qaeda has fewer than 100 fighters operating in Afghanistan without any bases or ability to launch attacks on the West.”
Source: The San Francisco Chronicle
Looks like those dangerous terrorists are now closer to home. “Home” because it was the CIA that funded al-Qaeda in the first place. ‘Al-Qaeda’ means ‘the base’. It originally referred to an actual specific operational base for mujahideen during Soviet occupation funded by the CIA.
Oct. 12 (Bloomberg) — Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said law-enforcement authorities are tracking terrorists with al-Qaeda leanings in the U.S.
“It is fair to say there are individuals in the United States who ascribe to al-Qaeda-type beliefs,” Napolitano said in an interview with Bloomberg Television today. “And so it makes information-sharing, it makes effective law enforcement and it makes the shared responsibility of law enforcement ever so important.”
Information-sharing between federal, state and local law- enforcement agencies is “much improved” since the Sept. 11 attacks, she said.
In September, U.S. authorities indicted Najibullah Zazi, 24, an Afghan immigrant and former Denver airport shuttle-van driver, on federal terrorism conspiracy charges. They said bomb-making instructions were found on a laptop computer in his rental car.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said the case had connections to al-Qaeda, the terrorist group that attacked the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001.
The threat of attack “is always with us,” Napolitano said today. Benchmark stock indexes trimmed gains after her comments.
The Obama Youth.
Girl scouts display various badges. The United States wants to enlist its 3.4 million Girl Scouts in the effort to combat hurricanes, pandemics, terror attacks and other disasters. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) launched a campaign Tuesday to entice the blue, brown and green-clad multitudes to be even more prepared, with the promise of a new patch if they pitch in. (AFP/Getty Images/File/Jason Merritt)
WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States wants to enlist its 3.4 million Girl Scouts in the effort to combat hurricanes, pandemics, terror attacks and other disasters.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) launched a campaign Tuesday to entice the blue, brown and green-clad multitudes to be even more prepared, with the promise of a new patch if they pitch in.
The young scouts will be able to emblazon their sashes or vests with the patch if they undergo the training which readies them for an emergency.
“This new preparedness patch will increase citizen preparedness and enhance our country’s readiness for disasters,” said DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano in a statement.
“As a former Girl Scout, I know the ‘Be Prepared’ motto well, and I look forward to working with the Girl Scouts to spread the preparedness message to all of our nation’s citizens.”