Re: [CTRL] Poor CIA

1999-05-12 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-11 16:47:15 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: WASHINGTON (AP) -- The CIA may well see one of its biggest blunders turn into a budget boost. Lawmakers are blaming the mistaken bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade on an intelligence apparatus

Re: [CTRL] Poor CIA

1999-05-12 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-11 19:54:40 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: China can't do anything effective in retaliation, Oh, I dunno ... I think it'd be a good time (what with a semi-secret Chinese/N.Korean "mutual defense pact" in the offing) for China to (re)occupy Taiwan with

[CTRL] Trenchcoat Mafia Parents Pull a Ramsey

1999-05-12 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- According to a statement on MS-NBC tonight, the parents of "Trenchcoat Mafia" mastermind Eric Harris --the "military brat"-- have thus far REFUSED TO COOPERATE with police investigators, who STILL have not been able to question Mr and Mrs Harris ... DECLARATION DISCLAIMER

Re: [CTRL] Fwd: The UN Goes to Market

1999-05-12 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-11 16:57:04 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: What is clear is that the [UN] has picked shockingly poor corporate candidates for its partnership efforts. Most notable is Rio Tinto ... Rio Tinto, the Rothschilds' precious-metals holding company?

[CTRL] Yeltsin Faces Impeachment THIS WEEK

1999-05-12 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Yeltsin Fires Prime Minister By BARRY RENFREW .c The Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) -- President Boris Yeltsin fired Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov today and replaced him with a longtime ally, plunging Russia into a major political crisis. Primakov's dismissal was a virtual

[CTRL] N. Korea Says US is Provoking It

1999-05-12 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- US, S.Korea Accused of Provocations SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea accused U.S. and South Korean forces on Wednesday of staging military provocations inside the tense demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas. The North's official Korean Central News Agency said

[CTRL] Serb Troops Invade Albania

1999-05-12 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Deep Serb Incursion Into Albania By GREG MYRE .c The Associated Press BAJRAM CURRI, Albania (AP) -- Yugoslav troops fighting ethnic Albanian rebels swept over the border into Albania in one of their deepest incursions yet from Kosovo, international observers reported today.

[CTRL] China Nostalgic for Good Ol' Days of Korean War

1999-05-12 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- U.S. Films Casualties in China By JOE McDONALD .c The Associated Press SHANGHAI, China (AP) -- Private Ryan is out, and heroic Chinese fighting Americans in Korea are in. ``Saving Private Ryan'' and other U.S.-made films have been removed from Chinese cinemas, casualties of

[CTRL] Hague Anti-War Conference

1999-05-12 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Peace Advocates Gather in The Hague THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Peace advocates are gathering this week to promote a 21st century without war, launching campaigns against nuclear weapons, child soldiers and small arms. Some 5,000 participants -- including Nobel laureates,

Re: [CTRL] Serb Troops Invade Albania

1999-05-12 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-12 08:58:38 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: See what I mean folks. The real objective here is getting the Moslems out of Europe. Albania has been a thorn in the side of the western world for a long, long time. And Albania is the only CHINESE Communist

[CTRL] Yeltsin's Impeachment

1999-05-13 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Yeltsin Impeachment Hearings Begin By BARRY RENFREW .c The Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian lawmakers began impeachment hearings today to remove Boris Yeltsin, with political leaders saying the odds against the president had soared after his surprise decision to fire

[CTRL] Kathleen Willey Passes Polygraph Test

1999-05-13 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Clinton Accuser Passed Lie Detector By PETE YOST .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Kathleen Willey says she's prepared to testify again if her one-time friend Julie Hiatt Steele is retried for obstructing the investigation of President Clinton. Newly unsealed results

[CTRL] NATO Paralyzed by Chinese Embassy Bombing

1999-05-13 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- No New Bombing in Belgrade By ANNE GEARAN .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- NATO has not returned to bomb any targets in downtown Belgrade since Friday night's mistaken hit on the Chinese Embassy, but a U.S. military planner said the alliance has not sworn off the

[CTRL] Will the Vatican Control Britain's State Religion ?

1999-05-13 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Anglican-Roman Panel Nears Agreement LONDON (AP) -- Roman Catholics and Anglicans are closer to agreement on the sensitive issue of authority in the church following the release of a new statement from a joint commission, Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey said Wednesday.

[CTRL] Wall Street's Man in Washington

1999-05-13 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Rubin: A Wall Street Man By SALLY BUZBEE .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Robert Rubin spent much of his life speculating what the stock market would do. He was good at it and made $100 million. When he came to Washington, Rubin did essentially the same thing,

[CTRL] Another Nostradamus Prophecy

1999-05-13 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "Twice high, twice lowered, The East will weaken the West as well. Its [=the East's] adversary will fail under pressure After several struggles, routed by sea." --Century VIII, 59 "Twice high, twice lowered" -- World War I and World War II, elsewhere called by

[CTRL] China Enraged by Chinagate

1999-05-13 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "China is demanding major concessions from the United States -- such as public retraction of the allegation that Chinese spies stole US nuclear secrets." Will they threaten us with war if the Senate RE-impeaches "their" Bill Clinton? China seeking major concessions

[CTRL] Russia and China -- Together Again ...

1999-05-13 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- [Reuters] "Russian envoy Viktor Chernomyrdin returned to Moscow after talks with the Chinese leadership in Beijing on dealing with NATO actions in the Yugoslav crisis. "MOSCOW AND BEIJING ARE UNITED in their demands," he said. World Reacts to Russian Shakeup

[CTRL] Kosovo Another Holocaust? HARDLY

1999-05-14 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Some Bristle at Holocaust Parallel By DEB RIECHMANN .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Clinton draws parallels between what Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic is doing in Kosovo and what Adolf Hitler did in the Holocaust. But Jewish leaders bridle at the

[CTRL] As If Throwing Money at Fools Made Them Wise ...

1999-05-14 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "Democrats rejected the argument that the Chinese Embassy bombing stemmed from underfunding of intelligence programs. "Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., questioned how the CIA could have erred in planning the bombing target when his own staff was able to pull down from the

[CTRL] China: Say NO to the NWO

1999-05-14 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- China Urges Defiance of US Bullying By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN .c The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) -- While praising victims of NATO's bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade as heroes, China's president accused the United States on Thursday of seeking global dominance and

[CTRL] Military Ambassador to China

1999-05-14 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "In 1996, while he held the Pacific command, American warships were sent in to warn China not to use its war games to try and disrupt elections in Taiwan." Ex-Admiral To Become China Envoy By SONYA ROSS .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The man chosen by

[CTRL] World Court Alternative to World War ?

1999-05-14 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "Representatives from more than 100 countries overwhelmingly approved a treaty to create a permanent war-crimes tribunal, despite strong U.S. opposition. (The U.S. demanded special veto power to prevent prosecution of any American "war criminal.".) World Court May Be Key

[CTRL] Italy: Head of Central Bank Now President

1999-05-14 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- It's the economy, stupid. Banker Elected As Italy's President By ELLEN KNICKMEYER .c The Associated Press ROME (AP) -- Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, an internationally respected banker-politician, won Italy's presidency Thursday with broad support from both left and right,

[CTRL] Chinese Propaganda

1999-05-14 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "Many Chinese believe that NATO's behavior in Yugoslavia has exposed American double standards: "The US attacks Serbia with missiles while fighting against missile proliferation by others; it demands that others respect human rights while blithely producing its own

[CTRL] Blair Accepts NWO Award

1999-05-14 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Note the imagery here: Charlemagne, the first modern Holy Roman Emperor; and Aachen, the Holy Roman Empire's first capital outside of Rome. This "Charlemagne Prize" originated in 1950, created by WHOM, I wonder? Blair Receives Europe Unity Award AACHEN, Germany (AP)

[CTRL] OEN 5/15/07

1999-05-15 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- But some people argued that [Serbian] Internet access should be cut off. "Continuing to provide these services would be kind of like giving aid to the enemy," one person wrote. LOS ANGELES (Dissociated Press, May 15, 2007) -- Facing its 806th day of "protective

[CTRL] Oops! NATO Kills 84 Refugees

1999-05-15 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- NATO Probes Strike on Civilians By CANDICE HUGHES .c The Associated Press BELGRADE, Yugoslavia (AP) -- NATO acknowledged today its jets struck a village where dozens of ethnic Albanian refugees were reported killed but said it was going after ``military positions'' there.

[CTRL] Another Banker Becomes Head of State

1999-05-15 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Chinese Banker Picked To Lead Macau By TARA SUILEN DUFFY .c The Associated Press MACAU (AP) -- A banker educated in Canada won a landslide victory today to become the first Chinese to lead the tiny enclave of Macau in more than four centuries, the final step before the

[CTRL] Thank Kissinger for Chinagate

1999-05-15 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Memo Underlines Importance of China By GEORGE GEDDA .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Eager to strengthen relations with China, a newly acquired Cold War partner, the United States in 1974 embarked on a systematic plan to loosen security ties with Taiwan, including

Re: [CTRL] How the pie is sliced. Concentration of wealth.

1999-05-15 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-15 13:22:40 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Wealth is CREATED, not distributed. Even ENERGY can be neither created nor destroyed, just redistributed. 'Twould seem even God has less "power" than an ideological Capitalist. "To a 20-nothing

Re: [CTRL] How the pie is sliced. Concentration of wealth.

1999-05-15 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-15 16:48:31 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Few skills are so well rewarded as the ability to convince parasites that they are victims. -- Thomas Sowell No one is more paranoid about being "victimized" --e.g., by "Socialist" conspiracies, by competitors

[CTRL] Federal Mapmaking Incompetence

1999-05-15 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- U.S. Has Past of Poor Military Maps LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The federal agency responsible for making charts and maps used by military pilots has a history of providing incomplete and inaccurate data, resulting in fatal mishaps such as the bombing of the Chinese Embassy in

[CTRL] Your Doctor $ees You As a Guinea Pig

1999-05-15 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Report: Drug Trials Hiding Conflicts NEW YORK (AP) -- Hundreds of thousands of patients are being recruited by their personal physicians into a booming venture for doctors -- the business of testing experimental drugs on people, The New York Times reports in its Sunday

[CTRL] Free Market vs. Capital Regulation

1999-05-15 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "While there was no consensus on long-term capital controls, there was agreement among the finance ministers that certain temporary regulations on capital flows were sometimes necessary ...". Pacific Leaders Debate Asian Crisis By JOCELYN GECKER .c The Associated Press

[CTRL] Taiwan Argues China Must Devolve

1999-05-15 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Taiwan Statement May Enrage China TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- In a new book that could enrage China, Taiwan's president urged Beijing to give up its nationalistic concept of a ``Great China'' and instead divide the country into several smaller autonomous regions. President Lee

Re: [CTRL] How the pie is sliced. Concentration of wealth.

1999-05-15 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-15 13:22:40 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Wealth is CREATED, not distributed. Even ENERGY can be neither created nor destroyed, just redistributed. 'Twould seem even God has less "power" than an ideological Capitalist. "To a 20-nothing

Re: [CTRL] How the pie is sliced. Concentration of wealth.

1999-05-15 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-15 16:48:31 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Few skills are so well rewarded as the ability to convince parasites that they are victims. -- Thomas Sowell No one is more paranoid about being "victimized" --e.g., by "Socialist" conspiracies, by competitors

[CTRL] Fwd: Runaway Censorship

1999-05-18 Thread Das GOAT
Subj:Runaway Censorship Date: 99-05-15 00:56:37 EDT From: xxx To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] NBC Edits 'Nuclear Waste' From Mini-Series, Outside Pressure Charged Three paragraphs excerpted from the New York Times, May 14, 1999. By LAWRIE MIFFLIN What began as a

[CTRL] Supreme Court Ruling on Forfeiture

1999-05-18 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Ruling Allows Cops To Seize Cars By LAURIE ASSEO .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police do not need a warrant to seize someone's car from a public place under laws requiring forfeiture of property linked to crime, the Supreme Court said today. The 7-2 ruling

[CTRL] EM Mind Control at Yale

1999-05-20 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "In TMS, an electromagnetic coil is placed on the scalp and current is turned on and off to create a pulsing magnetic field that reaches into a small area of the brain. The goal is to make brain cells underneath the coil fire messages to adjoining cells." Pulses May Ease

[CTRL] China Russia Defend Iraq

1999-05-20 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Russia Wants Iraq Sanctions Ended By NICOLE WINFIELD .c The Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Russia, China and France suggested Wednesday that the Security Council suspend sanctions on Iraq once a new arms monitoring system is in place, part of a new round of

[CTRL] US Special Forces and Osama Bin Laden

1999-05-20 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "While in the U.S. military, [he] taught soldiers in the Special Forces about Muslim culture. Prosecutors say he LATER lent his military expertise to terrorists ..." Ex-Sgt. Indicted in Terror Campaign By LARRY NEUMEISTER .c The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- A

[CTRL] Peacekeepers Will Invade BEFORE Peace

1999-05-20 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- NATO Peacekeeping Mission Changing By ROBERT BURNS .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The military mission that the Clinton administration originally envisioned for NATO in implementing a Kosovo peace accord is taking on a new look. The ground force would be much

[CTRL] Clinton Changes Mind, Scraps Apaches

1999-05-20 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "``The Apache was essentially designed to fight World War III in Europe ...' " Officers: Apaches Not So Vulnerable By RICHARD PYLE .c The Associated Press TASK FORCE HAWK, Albania (AP) -- The Army's Apache attack helicopters were designed specifically to defeat

[CTRL] Pat Buchanan's Brother Avenges Kathleen Willey ...

1999-05-20 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Something weird is going on here, Drudge ... Buchanan's Brother Sought by Police By JOHN SOLOMON .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- A brother of presidential candidate Pat Buchanan is arranging to surrender to police on charges he used a gun to threaten

[CTRL] Clinton Orders Probe of Launch Failures

1999-05-20 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "``There's no suspicion of foreign sabotage,'' said a National Security Council spokesman. ``[But] the Air Force does NOT believe there's any common TECHNICAL problem that connects these various incidents.'' "He said the CIA's involvement in the investigation was

[CTRL] Dutch Gov't Faces Threat of Democracy

1999-05-20 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "A senior member of the Liberal party objected strenuously that this measure, if passed, would give Dutch citizens too much power over their government." Entire Dutch Cabinet Resigns By ANTHONY DEUTSCH .c The Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The entire

Re: [CTRL] Georgia school shooting

1999-05-21 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-20 09:46:12 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The shooting occurred at 8:03 a.m. EDT in the commons area at Heritage High School in Conyers, 25 miles (40 km) east of Atlanta. And the Senate vote occurred only a few hours afterward. How convenient!

Re: [CTRL] TV Illness [was: Skeptic News - Thursday #1]

1999-05-21 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Boys May Be Impacted by Body Types By PAISLEY DODDS .c The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- Long legs, a tiny waist and a big bust made Barbie the target of critics for giving girls an unrealistic body ideal. Now, chiseled pectorals, abdominals and biceps have put male action

[CTRL] Fwd: Who Runs America? Forty minutes with Noam Chomsky

1999-05-21 Thread Das GOAT
A dramatic recent case was the MIA, the Multilateral Agreement on Investments [a proposed global economic treaty]. On that there was near-uniformity in the corporate sector, the government, the media component of the corporate sector, the international financial institutions. They were all in

[CTRL] Profile of GA Killer Teen

1999-05-21 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "The family moved to Conyers two years ago from North Carolina. ``They were people that really kept to themselves.'' The boy's mother works as a secretary for a veterinarian. "Neighbors were not sure what the stepfather did for a living ...". Profile of Georgia

[CTRL] NATO Mining Adriatic

1999-05-21 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- NATO Explains Bomb Dumping To Italy BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- NATO has provided Italy with ``detailed reports'' about its dumping of unexploded bombs in the Adriatic Sea, Italian Prime Minister Massimo D'Alema said Thursday. D'Alema had demanded an explanation from NATO after

[CTRL] Revived Red Brigade Attacks NATO

1999-05-21 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- The allegedly "Communist" Red Brigade was actually an agents-provocateur group funded by fascist millionaires (who would benefit most from the right-wing reaction to a bogus "Communist terrorist threat") and secretly working in consort with NATO. Its victims, oddly for a

[CTRL] Global Cartel's Price-Fixing

1999-05-21 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "For nine years, top executives for several of the world's biggest firms held secret annual meetings to divide world markets, fixing prices to the penny ..." Roche, BASF pay record U.S. price fixing fines By David Lawsky WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) - European

[CTRL] Bankers' Secret Meeting

1999-05-21 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Top European banking executives meet in Helsinki HELSINKI, May 20 (Reuters) - Top executives of leading European banks are meeting in Helsinki this week for the semi-annual discussions of the secretive Institut International d'Etudes Bancaires (IIEB), Finnish bank officials

Re: [CTRL] Revived Red Brigade Attacks NATO

1999-05-21 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-21 15:11:13 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'm not ruling your analysis out, Goat, but ... My sense is that the Red Brigades were (are?) genuinely Communist, but that their funding comes indirectly, via a cutout, from the Oligarchy, for the reasons you

[CTRL] How-To Manual for Assassins

1999-05-21 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Hit Man Manual Publisher Settles By MARY PEMBERTON .c The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) -- A publisher agreed Friday to stop selling a book on how to be a hit man and will pay millions of dollars to two families who claimed a hired assassin used the manual to kill their

[CTRL] Fwd: Euro Caused Banking Chaos

1999-05-21 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- The Guardian (UK) Euro launch took British banking to brink of chaos Investigation: Scramble for billions during two weeks of trading gridlock By Lisa Buckingham and Jill Treanor Friday May 14, 1999 http://www.newsunlimited.co.uk/The_Paper/Daily/Story/0,3604,50176,00.html

Re: [CTRL] Dutch Gov't Faces Threat of Democracy

1999-05-21 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-21 07:57:37 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Some people favor freedom, liberty and equality over the whims of the majority. No people ever knowingly, willingly gave away their freedom, liberty and equality due to the "whims" of a MAJORITY. These things

[CTRL] Oops! #3,519 -- NATO Bombs KLA

1999-05-22 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Does anyone here still believe in "smart bombs," or even in smart bombers? NATO Admits Hitting Albanian Post By KATARINA KRATOVAC .c The Associated Press BELGRADE, Yugoslavia (AP) -- NATO forces mistakenly hit an ethnic Albanian rebel base, the alliance said Saturday,

[CTRL] NASA Insecure

1999-05-22 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- NASA Computers Found Insecure By JOSEPH SCHUMAN .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- A government investigation into NASA's cyber security found it so vulnerable to attack that hackers could easily disrupt command and control operations, including the tracking of

[CTRL] Gorbachev Attacks NATO

1999-05-24 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Gorbachev: NATO Must Stop Bombing BRISBANE, Australia (AP) -- Former Soviet president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Mikhail Gorbachev on Sunday delivered a stinging message to the United States government to stop NATO's bombing campaign in Yugoslavia. The leader who helped end

[CTRL] Civilian Casualties Cost NATO Its Credibility

1999-05-24 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- NATO Blunders May Erode Support By WILLIAM C. MANN .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- An increasing number of NATO bombing blunders against embassies, hospitals and ethnic Albanian refugees and fighters is eroding allied and congressional support for airstrikes after

[CTRL] Janet Reno's Head on a Platter

1999-05-24 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "The Senate intelligence committee chairman, Richard Shelby, R-Ala., said the attorney general and her top lieutenants should go. "Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, R-Miss., agreed that ``heads should roll.'' Somebody, he said, ``made some major mistakes here, and

[CTRL] Senate Tries to Regulate Entertainment Media

1999-05-24 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "Clinton's ties to Hollywood appeared to infuriate his Republican rivals." Now that the Cold War is back, should we expect a return to "censored" cinema such as existed up until the late '50s, during the same period? Senate approves bill aimed at Hollywood By

[CTRL] Kosovar MEN Sexually Abused by Serbs Too

1999-05-24 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Abducted Kosovo men tell of ordeal by Serb army By Crispian Balmer ULCINJ, Montenegro (Reuters) - Kosovo Albanian men abducted by Yugoslav soldiers have returned to their refugee camps here amazed to be alive but shaken by an ordeal which included beatings and sexual

[CTRL] Pedophilia Big Tourist Draw in Thailand

1999-05-24 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Now, now, mustn't interfere with "the free market" ... Thailand losing the battle against child prostitution BANGKOK, May 20 (Kyodo) -- By: Supalak Ganjanakhundee Complaining that the sea is dirty, the sand dark, and the sun usually on vacation elsewhere, Thai travelers

[CTRL] Clinton's Agenda for CIA in Kosovo

1999-05-24 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Clinton OK's CIA's sabotage plan over Kosovo: Newsweek .c Kyodo News Service NEW YORK, May 24 (Kyodo) -- U.S. President Bill Clinton last week issued an intelligence ''finding'' authorizing the CIA to begin secret efforts to undermine public support for Yugoslav President

[CTRL] Wall Street Scandals

1999-05-24 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Wall Street's Scandals Highlight Need for Regulations New York, May 22 (Bloomberg) -- In a bull market, Wall Street's pursuit of profits can sometimes land securities firms and their employees on the wrong side of the law. This week, Merrill Lynch Co., Morgan Stanley Dean

Re: [CTRL] [Re: [CTRL] Revived Red Brigade Attacks NATO]

1999-05-24 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-24 13:05:33 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The question must come up, though (and this does run counter to Ockham's Razor, because it thoroughly complicates things), whether the Red Brigades were *created* ex nihilo by what I call the Oligarchy

Re: [CTRL] anyone care Hispanics invading America??

1999-05-25 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Three NAFTA news items. Can you say "open borders"? And "cheap labor"? Texas bill would send billions to border projects By Harihar Krishnan DALLAS, May 12 (Reuters) - Texas lawmakers could decide as early as this week the fate of a plan to spend billions of

[CTRL] Flurry of China /N.Korea/ US Diplomatic Activity

1999-05-25 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- North Korea Official To Visit China By CHARLES HUTZLER .c The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) -- North Korea's No. 2 leader will travel to China next week for the highest level visit since Beijing angered its once-close communist ally by opening relations with rival South Korea

[CTRL] Fwd: 60 Minutes Transcript re: Y2K

1999-05-25 Thread Das GOAT
Subj: 60 Minutes Transcript Date: 99-05-24 23:31:39 EDT From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Tony Toews) To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [This is not an official transcipt. Tony] http://www.greenspun.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg.tcl?msg_id=000rkQ (From here on, this is a word-for-word

[CTRL] China Leaped When Clinton Elected Prez

1999-05-25 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "According to the sources, the directive was approved by the Politburo on July 2, 1992 -- a year into U.S. President Bill Clinton's first term ..." China's leaders ordered stepped-up espionage in 1992 WASHINGTON, May 24 (Kyodo) -- By: Paul Flatin China's top leadership

[CTRL] Italian Gov't Reacts to Terrorist Threat

1999-05-25 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Italy to Speed Up Secret Service Reform on Terrorism Fears Rome, May 24 (Bloomberg) -- The Italian government is expected to pass a law on Friday to reform the country's secret services, in an attempt to make them more efficient after the killing of a government adviser last

Re: [CTRL] thug reno defends decision not to wiretap red thug lee ...

1999-05-25 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-25 11:13:55 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: What ever happened to misfeasance, malfeasance, and nonfesance of office? With so many guilty, prosecuting anyone on those charges is no longer feasible. DECLARATION DISCLAIMER == CTRL is a

Re: [CTRL] China Cracks Down on Pagers

1999-05-25 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-25 07:01:28 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The [Shanghai] bureau "demanded all work units immediately suspend broadcasting of news for the time being." Uh-oh ... DECLARATION DISCLAIMER == CTRL is a discussion and informational exchange list.

[CTRL] NATO Struggling to Keep United Front

1999-05-25 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "Greece and Italy, meanwhile, are lobbying for a pause in the bombing to give Milosevic a period of calm to frame a reply to NATO's demands..." Italy has found it necessary nudge, nudge to reorganize its intelligence services under a more NATO-friendly spy czar due to

[CTRL] Maggie and Mommy Choose Prez in 2000

1999-05-25 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "Come back on your shield [a battlefield hero] or don't come back at all." --A Spartan mother's traditional goodbye to her son, going off to war Mrs. Reagan, Thatcher Praise McCain WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two grande dames of the conservative movement, Nancy Reagan and

[CTRL] Air Strikes -- India vs. Pakistan

1999-05-26 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- India Launches Kashmir Airstrikes .c The Associated Press NEW DELHI, India (AP) -- Indian Air force jets launched airstrikes Wednesday in the disputed mountains of Kashmir, where the army has been exchanging mortar and heavy artillery fire with Pakistani forces, a domestic

[CTRL] Censoring the Cox Report

1999-05-26 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Censoring Sought for China Report By PETE YOST .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Claiming a need for national secrecy, law enforcement and intelligence agencies in the Clinton administration initially sought to censor almost all of the first seven pages of a

[CTRL] Charity Begins At Home

1999-05-27 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Worldwide Charity Executives Probed By KARIN MILLER .c The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Allegations that executives of the worldwide charity Feed the Children took home boxes of donated food, clothing and household goods are being investigated by state

[CTRL] NATO Covering Its (Exposed) Flanks

1999-05-27 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Canada Lodges NATO Plea By BARRY SCHWEID .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Canada is lodging a plea for NATO to choose its bombing targets in Yugoslavia more carefully as the Clinton administration extends its review of U.S. policy in the Kosovo conflict. Foreign

[CTRL] Damage Control?

1999-05-27 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Spy Threat to U.S. May Be Marginal By JOHN DIAMOND .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lost amid the alarm over the alleged Chinese theft of U.S. nuclear secrets is a conclusion being articulated by arms control advocates, intelligence officials and even some

[CTRL] Trafficking in Refugees

1999-05-27 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Big Money in Refugee Business By MELISSA EDDY .c The Associated Press SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) -- As a mechanic with a thriving business, Sasa, unlike most Macedonians, isn't desperate for money. But when war hit Kosovo, trapping many ethnic Albanians inside, this young man saw

Re: [CTRL] klintoonalgorehalfbright hyprocisy [SinCity not credible!]

1999-05-27 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-26 12:41:21 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: "We determined some time ago that it was not a good idea to link human rights and trade." --- Madeline Albright on US policy towards China It wasn't a good idea, either, to link

[CTRL] Clinton's Poll Ratings Slipping -- Time to Do Something BIG ...

1999-05-27 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Polls Show Clinton Ratings Slipping By WILL LESTER .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Public approval of President Clinton's job performance has slipped to its lowest level in almost three years in a new poll that shows the public about evenly split regarding which

[CTRL] Spanish Spy Agency Spied on Spanish Officials

1999-05-27 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Relevant factoid here: Juan Carlos and nearly all his ministers were Opus Dei, thus secretly in the service of a "foreign power," namely the Vatican ... Ex-Spy Chief Sentenced in Spain MADRID, Spain (AP) -- A former Spanish spy chief and another ex-intelligence official

[CTRL] Chevron Stealing Oil

1999-05-27 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Kazakstan Sues Oil Joint Venture ALMATY, Kazakstan (AP) -- A prosecutor has filed a lawsuit seeking to shut down seven oil wells run by a Kazak-U.S. joint venture because they are extracting too much oil, officials said Wednesday. Mukhtar Zhurgenbayev, prosecutor of

[CTRL] Mexico: Politics, Druglords, and the Church

1999-05-27 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "... the prelate is trying to exonerate drug traffickers accused of murdering Cardinal Ocampo because in Mexico drug traffickers contribute heavily to the Church." Ex-AG Challenges Cardinal in Death By JOHN RICE .c The Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A once-polite

[CTRL] GOP Laundered Chinese Money for DNC ?

1999-05-28 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Ex-GOP Leader Admits Funneling Money .c The Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A former county GOP chairman pleaded guilty Thursday to violating campaign finance law by illegally funneling $11,000 to Democratic U.S. Sen. Robert Torricelli. Berek Paul Don, 51, pleaded

[CTRL] Lockheed Arming Taiwan

1999-05-28 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Pentagon OKs Missile Sale To Taiwan WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon today recommended sale of 240 Hellfire missiles to Taiwan in a deal worth about $23 million. The proposed sale also includes spare parts and related equipment for the missiles, which Taiwan would use aboard

[CTRL] GOP's Invisible Slush Fund 2000

1999-05-28 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Democrats Want Investigation of GOP By MICHELLE MITTELSTADT .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats want the Justice Department and Congress to investigate whether House Republican leaders are violating campaign finance laws with a planned $25 million fund for key

Re: [CTRL] The Secret Behind Secret Societies: Liberation of the ...

1999-05-28 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- Multinational corporations function no differently than the secret societies of old. Hmm .. DECLARATION DISCLAIMER == CTRL is a discussion and informational exchange list. Proselyzting propagandic screeds are not allowed.

Re: [CTRL] Get Rich Quick Helping Uncle Sam

1999-05-28 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- In a message dated 99-05-28 14:10:13 EDT, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: An article in Newsweek's May 31 issue discusses a secret "finding" that allegedly authorizes government hackers to "diddle with Milosevic's bank accounts" in foreign banks. According to the author, the action

Re: [CTRL] Fwd: Cancer -- PRIONS

1999-05-28 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- PRIONS. Form of Fatal Insomnia Discovered By KATHARINE WEBSTER .c The Associated Press Researchers have discovered a brain-wasting disease that begins with severe insomnia and ends in hallucinations and death. The disease, sporadic fatal insomnia, is caused by the same

[CTRL] Turkey's Gray Wolves

1999-05-29 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- "The Nationalist party, popularly called the Gray Wolves, was established in the 1960s by the late Alparslan Turkes, an army colonel who staged a coup in 1960. "The anti-communist Turkes aspired to unite the Turkic-speaking states within the former Soviet Union under a

[CTRL] JFK's Coffin -- at Bottom of the Sea

1999-05-29 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- JFK's Casket Was Dropped in Ocean By KAREN GULLO .c The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- A bronze casket used to carry President Kennedy's body from Dallas to Washington is in a watery grave -- 9,000 feet down in the Atlantic Ocean, according to assassination documents.

[CTRL] Leave Those Kids Alone

1999-05-29 Thread Das GOAT
-Caveat Lector- And you wonder why Trenchcoat Mafiosi want to blow up the school? Dancing Graduates' Diplomas Held KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- One boy did a version of Michael Jackson's famous ``moonwalk'' dance, gliding backward across the stage. Another shimmied and shook his rump.

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