There's this saying "you never leave the mafia". The same has often been asserted about the CIA.
This man's message is simple:
"upload everything you know about the CIA to a single database which I've started for you". Sold on the basis of "public scandal is what's required". Do you think this guy would be going still if the CIA were scared of / didn't approve of his…
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (French pronunciation: 15 January 1809 – 19 January 1865) was a French politician, mutualist philosopher and socialist. He was a member of the French Parliament, and he was the first person to call himself an "anarchist". He is considered among the most influential theorists and organisers of anarchism. After the events of 1848 (another revolution eh) he began to call himself a federalist.
The Great Crash, 1929 is a book written by John Kenneth Galbraith and published in 1954; it is an economic history of the lead-up to the Wall Street Crash of 1929. The book argues that the 1929 stock market crash was precipitated by rampant speculation in the stock market, that the common denominator of all speculative episodes is the belief of participants that they can become rich without work and that the tendency towards recurrent speculative orgy serves no useful purpose, but rather is… Continue
Added by bishopdante on October 19, 2010 at 20:40 —
Google has decided that it doesn't get enough bad press about its sometimes shaky commitment to the ideals of personal privacy, and has teamed up with the CIA to invest in Recorded Future, a web monitoring package described as 'the ultimate tool for open-source intelligence.'
The search and advertising giant has, according to Wired, invested $10 million into the company behind the software - mainly, it would appear, for the services it can offer in terms of building a picture of the… Continue
Added by bishopdante on October 19, 2010 at 14:00 —
Pope Gregory VII (c. 1015 or 29 - 1085), struggled against, in his own words, "a robber of temples, a perjurer against the Holy Roman Church, notorious throughout the whole Roman world for the basest of crimes, namely, Wilbert, plunderer of the holy church of Ravenna, Antichrist, and archeritic."
Cardinal Benno, on the opposite side of the Investiture Controversy, wrote long descriptions of abuses committed by Gregory VII, including necromancy, torture of a former friend upon a bed… Continue
Added by bishopdante on October 14, 2010 at 7:00 —
Rendition: Guantanamo was a video game being developed by T-Enterprise, a software company in Scotland. It had been scheduled for release in the Fall of 2009.
The promotional material used the slogan, "It's time to fight back."
Company director Zarrar Chishti, quoted in Scotland's Sunday Mail: "It's been in production for a year and two months. The player start the game with the orange boiler suit, cuffs and ear muffs. There are certain rules we can't break after meeting… Continue
Added by bishopdante on October 14, 2010 at 6:56 —
Futurist meals comprised a cuisine and style of dining advocated by some members of the Futurist movement, particularly in Italy. These meals were first proposed in Marinetti and Fillià's Manifesto of Futurist Cooking, published in the Turin Gazzetta del Popolo on 28 August 1930.
The Futurist movement recognized that "men think, dream and act according to what they eat and drink" so cooking and eating needed to become subservient to the proper aesthetic experience that Futurism…