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apocalypse tomorrow?

June 6, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from washington times: Is tomorrow’s date — 6-6-6 — merely a curious number, or could it mean our number is up? from usa today: Mortgage demand dips as 30-year rate hits 4-year high of 6.66%

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double vision

June 3, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from village voice: Richard Linklater’s stunning double feature at Cannes this year—A Scanner Darkly and Fast Food Nation—represented not the international supersizing of this always prolific and political American director so much as the ideal

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jumpin’ jesus

June 2, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

Religious Sports Parties Gain Traction:Faith Nights, with giveaways of Bibles and bobble-head dolls of religious figures like Moses and Samson. Woman Hit By Lightning While Praying:She said ‘Amen’ and the room was engulfed in a

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70+ million want new 9/11 investigation

May 24, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from raw story: According to a new Zogby poll, less than half of Americans are convinced that that the events of September 11 have been thoroughly investigated… 45%, indicated they were more likely to agree

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terror muffins

May 22, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

mmm, these muffins are terrorrific! just like those rubik’s cubes. god, we are so much safer with the stasi, i mean, homeland security… from kvue: Dallas Health Department has confirmed to WFAA that marijuana was

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1 in 136 americans behind bars

May 22, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from breitbart: Prisons and jails added more than 1,000 inmates each week for a year, putting almost 2.2 million people, or one in every 136 U.S. residents, behind bars by last summer. The total on

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some europeans say surveillance acceptable

May 17, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from guardian: Europeans are no strangers to eavesdropping: East Germans endured the all-pervasive Stasi secret police, a French president had a penchant for wiretaps and Britain had “Camillagate” – with Prince Charles taped making a

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new stories about old news

May 16, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

did you think governmental spying was a purely post-9/11 phenomena? well, you’d better (double) think again. have you heard of ECHELON? how about Carnivore? ooh, and Magic Lantern, Information Awareness Office, or Project RESISTANCE… from

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7/7 prior knowledge

May 15, 2006 Media Monarchy 1

from times online: The full extent of what was known about the July 7 bombers was not disclosed to the parliamentary committee that investigated intelligence failings in the run-up to the suicide attacks. MI5 is

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US army troop build up on Iraq-Iran borders

May 12, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from zaman: After the Tehran administration conducted operations against the terror network Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) by crossing the Iraqi border, the US Army in Iraq is claimed to have increased the military build up

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skeleton in the bush family cupboard

May 9, 2006 Media Monarchy 1

from telegraph: One of America’s great historical controversies intensifed yesterday with the publication of fresh evidence that members of an elite secret society may have dug up the remains of the Indian leader Geronimo and

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rfid-hacking underground

May 8, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from wired: They can steal your smartcard, lift your passport, jack your car, even clone the chip in your arm. And you won’t feel a thing. 5 tales from the RFID-hacking underground.

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talking smack and saying thanks

May 6, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

some call it ‘speaking truth to power.’ alternet may have coined the phrase ‘getting colbert-ed.’ but we don’t care what you call, just as long as you keep on doing it! and we’ll remember to