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Digest for theDigitalDrum@topica.com, issue 71

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  • Djehuti Sundaka
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 8, 2002
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      theDigitalDrum@... wrote:

      > -- Topica Digest --
      > Some More Things To Make You Go Hmmm?
      > By criticalman@...
      > ------------------------------------------------------------
      > Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2002 06:07:50 -0400
      > From: "criticalman" <criticalman@...>
      > Subject: Some More Things To Make You Go Hmmm?
      > http://www.topica.com/lists/theDigitalDrum/ #247, APRIL 8, 2002,
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      > Information/resistance/liberation movement, participate in the program
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      > with Junious Ricardo Stanton
      > Some More Things To Make You Go Hmmm?
      > "Remote controlled aircraft have been around since the late fifties,
      > and can be flown from the ground with absolute precision. All that is
      > needed is a reliable radio link to the target aircraft, and if the
      > target aircraft gets out of normal radio range, a "shepherd" aircraft to
      > act as a radio relay, or as airborne flight director. It is now beyond
      > reasonable doubt that the WTC attack aircraft of 11 September 2001 were
      > controlled in a similar manner, in this case utilizing a counter-hijack
      > system known as "Home Run". Those not familiar with "Home Run" can read
      > a comprehensive report here, or use the link at the bottom of this
      > page."-Joe Vialls
      > www.geocities.com/roboplanes/cessna.html
      > There are several theories floating around the Internet that do in fact
      > make you go hmmm? Joe Vialls an investigative reporter has put out some
      > information on three happening that most of us haven't paid much
      > attention to: the Murder of Policewoman Yvonne Fletcher in `984, the
      > explosion of PanAM Flight 183 over Lockerbie in 1988 and the Port Arther
      > Australia massacre in 1996. However his Website is chock full of
      > stories, back up photos and info about happenings around the world that
      > make you go hmm? Vialls tells about the development of remote
      > controlled aircraft by British and US government and private
      > corporations. These things are in existence and operational now as you
      > read this, so that is not the issue. If you doubt what I'm saying look
      > it up on the Internet under Global Hawk (The Global Hawk (Tier II+)
      > High-Altitude, Long-Endurance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (HAEUAV) program
      > is an Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration (ACTD) designed to
      > satisfy the Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Office's (DARO) goal of
      > providing extended reconnaissance capability to the Joint Force
      > commander. Extended reconnaissance has been defined by the Director,
      > DARO, MGen Kenneth Israel, as "the ability to supply responsive and
      > sustained data from anywhere within enemy territory, day or night,
      > regardless of weather, as the needs of the war fighter dictate." Two
      > complementary HAE UAV systems are being developed under this program; a
      > conventional design (Tier II Plus) and an Low Observable configuration
      > (Tier III Minus). ) These two technologies, unmanned aircraft and
      > computer remote controlled anti-hijacking software on commercial
      > airliners just may partly explain how 9-11 really went down. I say that
      > because no critical or independent thinkers actually believe some
      > foreigners with box cutters and sketchy pilot training on lightweight
      > single engine airplanes successfully commandeered four commercial jumbo
      > jet airplanes and flew them into two skyscrapers and the US Military
      > headquarters outside Washington with literally no interference or
      > resistance from US civil or military authorities?! You don't believe
      > that yourself. If what Vialls says is actually true, what does it mean
      > for us? Every one has a point of view, Vialls thinks its all about
      > drugs, opium. What do you think? Make up our own mind. Hmmm?
      > "The disturbing trend of America failing to practice what it preaches
      > goes beyond its mistreatment of Al-Qaeda prisoners. There was also its
      > undisguised anger against Al-Jazeera, the intrepid Qatar-based
      > television station that became famous for its live broadcasts of Osama
      > bin Laden's speeches. Quite properly, Qatari officials rebuffed American
      > entreaties to
      > put pressure on the station for giving Osama coverage. That it took an
      > autocratic, unelected monarchy like the Qatari royal family to remind
      > America of values it likes professing, such as freedom of the press, was
      > one of the more interesting ironies of this anti-terrorism war."- Gitau
      > Warigi
      > The East African (newspaper) Narobi Kenya Lest we think the whole world
      > believes what the US media propaganda
      > apparatus programs us to think and believe, that the world at large
      > thinks AmeriKKKa is doing the right thing bombing a defenseless, war
      > ravaged country taking more innocent lives than were lost in AmeriKKKa
      > on 9-11 or that most of the world approves AmeriKKKa's aggressive
      > embrace of fascism, we need to seek other sources of information, news
      > and interpretation. Many people in the world are appalled at the way the
      > US is treating the Afghani people and the prisoners captured and taken
      > to holding pens on Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. The world is watching and
      > noting how the US is restricting the flow of information, images and
      > interpretations of world events. While the US boasts of its individual
      > and personal freedoms it has aggressively and unilaterally moved to
      > abridge them domestically, it continues to deny Africans in America and
      > now Arab and Muslim immigrants the basic rights its' propaganda machine
      > proclaims to the world it practices. Is AmeriKKKa finally exposing
      > itself for what it really is/always has been? What do you think?
      > "In an infuriating blow to reason, logic, fairness, compassion and equal
      > justice, the Supreme Court ruled last week that people living in public
      > housing can be evicted for any drug activity by any household member or
      > guest -- even if the drug use happened blocks away from the housing
      > project and even if the tenant had no inkling that anything illegal was
      > taking place.
      > Chew on that for a second."
      > http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0402-08.htm
      > "… the whole event left an unflattering message about the extent to
      > which the race question is being addressed in America."
      > http://www.nationaudio.com/News/DailyNation/Today/Comment/Comment20.html
      > "A 36-year-old law school graduate who has yet to pass the bar exam, she
      > is an unpaid researcher who, for the second time in as many years, has
      > the international media descending on her Manhattan office, and
      > corporate America running for cover."
      > http://new.blackvoices.com/news/bv-reparations020403.story?coll=bv%2Dnew
      > s%2Dblack%2Dheadlines
      > Selling King's Papers; Reclaiming Malcolm X's
      > http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0214/davis.php
      > The Boondocks by Aaron McGruder
      > http://www.ucomics.com/boondocks/viewbo.cfm?uc_full_date=20020331
      > http://www.ucomics.com/boondocks/viewbo.cfm?uc_full_date=20020401
      > http://www.ucomics.com/boondocks/viewbo.cfm?uc_full_date=20020403
      > http://www.ucomics.com/boondocks/viewbo.cfm?uc_full_date=20020404
      > http://www.ucomics.com/boondocks/viewbo.cfm?uc_full_date=20020405
      > http://www.ucomics.com/boondocks/viewbo.cfm?uc_full_date=20020406
      > http://www.ucomics.com/boondocks/viewbo.cfm?uc_full_date=20020407
      > http://www.ucomics.com/boondocks/viewbo.cfm?uc_full_date=20020408
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