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The Situation on Tuesday, December 23, 2008: This Criminal Govt Has Screwed Us.
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Check out our first weekly video report on the status of our democracy 

friday, July 25, 2008: Intro, and the Breakdown in the Rule of Law in the Dept of Injustice


Links to illegal searches referred to in the first Next Revolution Reports:

Illegal Search links

recent pages: 181 180 179 178177176 175  174 173 172 171 170  169 168 167  166
  --Thanks to AG for the Computer Loan--  


La La Times

New home sales hit an 18-year low lat

(also See Financial Times)

Economy declined 0.5 percent in third quarter, lat

Afghanistan's President Karzai laments coalition use of 'thugs' lat


(Background Ref: Sarah Chayes on moyers, dec 19, 08)

(Background Ref: Civilians Deaths Main Source Of Afghan Anger, Report Concludes, RFE, dec 23, 08)

Afghan War Links

Google Site Search


Non-Corporate News


Democracy Now!

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) Calls for Independent Counsel to Investigate Cheney and Rumsfeld for Violating Torture Laws, DN

(Background Ref: Cheney the Torture mastermind" gellman wp, 6-07)

(Background Ref: Pelosi: Impeachment 'off the table, RAW, 10-06)

(Background Ref: Cheney: Angler, A Catalog of Cheney Crimes, wp, 6-07)

(Background Ref: Mukasey Endorses Expansive Presidential Authority: Who Will Defend the President's Crimes Now? Mukasey and the Dems., Washington Post, October 18, 2007)

(Background Ref: Dems confirm unitary president, torture, and and all of Bush's crimes through Mukasey Confirmation, Washington Post, November 9, 2007)

(Background Ref: mukasey rules torture legal, reuters, 1-30-08

(Background Ref: Mukasey's rulings predictable before confirmation, committee, 8-28-07)

(Background Ref: torture discussed, approved, and guided from highest levels of white house, abc, 4-10-08

A Hot, Unreported Story:

The White House directly participated in torture sessions, committee, April 10, 2008


All Torture Links

Google site search: Torture



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Today's Tasty Tidbits from the Corporate Press

Tuesday, Dec 23, 2008,

1:23 pm pst, berkeley California

Jew York Times

As Economy Dips, Arrests for Shoplifting Soar, nyt



The Foreign Corporate Press


Gay groups angry at Pope remarks, BBC

Putin says 'cheap gas era' ending, BBC




The Foreign Press focus Today



RIA Novosti

Doha to become new HQ for Gas Exporting Countries Forum, RIA

Russia to upgrade strategic bombers in 2009, RIA

Russian warships leave Cuba after landmark visit, RIA

Moscow police deny Russian violinists attacked by racists, RIA

Putin still favorite politician among Russians - survey, RIA



Moscow Times

Putin's Teflon Image Takes Hit, MT

Iran Arms Deliveries Confirmed, MT




(Background Ref: Who's to Blame for Russia? THE REAL QUESTION: WHO'S TO BLAME FOR THE LOSS OF AMERICA?, alex, 3-12-07)

(Background Ref: The Rise of Russia, alex, 8-10-08)


russian responds to am aggression:

Short Link list

all russia links

google site search: russia

California's Version of the


Sac Bee

State worker unions sue to halt furloughs by Schwarzenegger, sbee 12-22

Governor orders state worker furlough sbee 12-20

(Background Ref: California Budget Crisis: The Corruption Quagmire links)

(Background Ref: The real Status of Ca, alex, 7-7-07)


The real situation:

This is a Corruption Crisis, not a Budget Crisis

We've been ROBBED, alex, 8-15-08

All California Budget Links


The Big Story:

The Corruption Crash of 2008

economic crisis:

Latest on How we got Here, where we are going:

Are you ready for part II of the Crash? 12-21-08

This is not a confidence crisis. 10-12-08


The "New Economy," and other mumbo-jumbo


Death of the "New Economy:" Get ready for the Big Selloff, alex, march 14, 2008

The heart of the Problem, The Solution. 3-26-08


all economic links

National-Global Markets

US indexes

global indexes

dollar value

oil: Brent Crude

oil: light Sweet


all futures


  --Thanks to AG for the Computer Loan--  
The Markets

The Corruption Crash: Stage 2

News: Tuesday, 12-22-08

Berkeley, California

Today's Main News Focus

ASIA Buisness

US indexes

global indexes

dollar value

oil: Brent Crude

oil: light Sweet


all futures

Emergency Issue: Econ Warning

Focus: Asia Economy, Dec 22

Feature Article

The Economic Meltdown

The Corruption Crash of 2008

Are you ready for Part II of the Crash? alex, 12-21-08

Japan Times

Dollar must be more than convenient to run global economy JT

Slump to send Toyota to first loss in 59 years jt

Ashi Shimbun

More bad news for economy, AS

China Post (tw)

Japan recession deepens, China cuts rates cp

Japan exports plunge record amount on weak demand cp


What the "Commies" are doing:

The People’s Republic of China (china official site)

Details of real-estate stimulus package published

China cuts rates 0.27 points, fifth reduction in three months


People’s Daily, (

Chinese leader: Use crisis as driving force for economic restructure ch-people’s daily
(internal econ development-the race!)


China Daily HK-ch

China cuts interest rates to bolster economy cd
(Again, to stim domestic development)

China References

china links: Deadly Trade

china links: econ links

china links: environment

china Links: Police State

china Links: Military Power

china domestic security-military Links


Stimulus plan could be mother of all 'Christmas tree' bills Mc

The News you need to Know

December 22, 208

References: "Bailout," earmark/bribery bailout thievery continues in congress

shazam! yet another excuse for parties to feed their bribers/special interests, alex, 4-16-08


Did Bush officials commit war crimes? Maybe, but trials aren't likely, mc

SF Chron
California counties brace for the worst, sfc


Mortgage crisis defunding cities and states for years to come, lat, December 31, 2007

All Econ Links

War/Constitutional CrimesReferences:

White House participated in torture sessions, alex, 4-10-08

bush crimes defy Constitution, alex, 8-29-07

see: Torture/kidnapping links


Reeling South Carolina City Is a Snapshot of Economic Woes nyt


With Stevens’s Fall, Pipeline for Lobbyists Shuts Off  nyt

alaska references

3 refs

3 refs


Tehran Says It’s Getting Missiles nyt




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Site Traffic

December, to the 22nd

visits: 3965

pages: 6873

 17 foreign countries, 24 visits

November, 2008

visits: 5631

pages: 11,718

 13 foreign countries, 37 visits

October, 2008

visits: 6873

A new record!

pages: 14,213

A new record!

 18 foreign countries, 27 visits

September, 2008

visits: 5625

A new record!

pages: 8482

A new record!

 19 foreign countries, 39 visits

1 US military

August, 2008

visits: 4452

pages: 7544

 10 foreign countries, 16 visits

2 US fed govt agency

Year to Date: 2008

(Through Mid-December)

visits: 59,833

pages: 119,037

Last year's visits: 10,653

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I hope you find motivation in the information here to confront the abuses and corruptions which have neutralized our democracy.

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Sun Rays Through Cloud

above: Eastern Sierra, Northeast of Sonora Pass


above: High Emigrant Meadow.

Below: PCT, Thousand Island Lake


Site Traffic

July, 2008

Unique visits: 5,202

Full pages: 9,779

 17 foreign countries, 93 visits

2 US fed govt agency

June, 2008

Unique visits: 5,202

Full pages: 8,993

 14 foreign countries, 93 visits

1 US fed govt agency

1 US military

May, 2008

visits: 4152

pages: 6855

 7 foreign countries, 27 visits

April, 2008

visits: 5245

pages: 8692

 10 foreign countries, 18 visits

March, 2008

visits: 4099

pages: 11253

21 foreign countries,  24 visits

February, 2008

visits 1634

Countries 12+US

January, 2008

Visits: 1443

Countries: 8+US

Total 2007 visits: 10,653

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Left: Lake Angeles, Olympic National Rainforest. (It is browning)

Below Left: Butterfly on the way up bear ridge, JMT just south of Lake Thomas Edison and Vermillion Cliffs, and the Backpacker Disneyland at VVR Resort

Below Right: Big Frk'n Tamarack, poison flat, Carson Range, near Walker, Ca.


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