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Did Corruption Bring The World Cup To Africa?

Posted by invizweb on May 31, 2010

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Frank Frazetta (Feb 09, 1928 – May 10, 2010)

Posted by invizweb on May 10, 2010

(C) Estate of Frank Frazetta via Newsarama

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Assinine Circulated Wall Street Chain Mail Revealed

Posted by invizweb on May 7, 2010

As revealed here by the National Review‘s blog, the Corner: Read the rest of this entry »

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1970 Kent State Shootings are an Enduring History Lesson

Posted by invizweb on May 6, 2010

By Rick Hampson, USA TODAY:

Forty springs ago, on the day the Vietnam War came home as it never had before, Mary Ann Vecchio was there. She’s the girl in the haunting photo — crying, kneeling over the student’s body.

That was Kent State University, May 4, 1970, a few days after Richard Nixon, who’d campaigned for president on an implicit promise to end the war, widened it by invading Cambodia.

Across the nation, students protested. At Kent State, where two days earlier the ROTC building was burned down, National Guardsmen fired into a crowd and killed four unarmed students, the closest of whom was nearly a football field away.

Vecchio found Jeffrey Miller dead on the ground, a moment captured by a student photographer.

Rarely has an American home front been so traumatized — Yale historian Jay Winter calls the Kent State shootings “a wound in the nation’s history” — and for a time the school was so ashamed it shortened its name to “Kent,” changed its logo and ended its annual May 4 observances.

But things have changed in 40 years, during which the United States left Vietnam and entered Iraq and Afghanistan. Now, a campus that unwillingly became synonymous with protest is more focused on remembering opposition to that war than opposing the current ones.

Unlike Vietnam, the wars America now fights have never really come home. Students don’t worry about getting drafted. The campus anti-war group is inactive. The big cause is Haiti, the big issue the cost and availability of parking.

“There’s no strong opposition to it,” junior Kassandra Meholick says of the fighting today, “and no strong support for it.” Read the rest of this entry »

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NYC Book Signing Event: Uncover ‘Hidden Wisdom’ This Week with Author and Freemason Tim Wallace-Murphy

Posted by invizweb on May 5, 2010

(C) The Disinformation Company and Tim-Wallace Murphy

My associate, Ralph Bernardo of Disinfo posted the following (here) to bring awareness to readers and students of the Occult and Western Esoteric Movement on this series of events in New York City: Read the rest of this entry »

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2010 Sport Accord World Combat Games Official Preview Video

Posted by invizweb on May 4, 2010

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Belated Happy Earth Day – NYC Confiscates Bikes for Obama Visit

Posted by invizweb on May 3, 2010

Ralph Bernardo of Disinfo, once again finds  another case of NYPD hi-jinx as told via way of the Gothamist: Read the rest of this entry »

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