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Steve Lendman – MH17 Coverup – 21 November 20124

StevelendmanOn July 17, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed near Donetsk. En route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Killing all 283 passengers. Plus 15 crew members.
At the time, Washington blamed Donbas self-defense forces. Claiming a Russian-supplied Buk surface-to-air missile fired from territory they controlled.
Moscow blamed Ukraine. The Dutch Safety Board launched an investigation. Issuing a preliminary September 9 report. A final one to come later.
Initially saying MH17 “broke up in the air probably as the result of structural damage caused by a large number of high-energy objects that penetrated the aircraft from outside.”

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CommonDreams – Abby Zimet – Greedy Bankers Who Screwed Everyone Are Finally On Trial, Just Not In This Country – 6 February 20124

common-dreamsThis week in Dublin, three former executives of the now-defunct Anglo Irish Bank went on trial for illegal practices that eventually crashed the economy, leading to an 85 billion euro bailout by the government – aka still-angry taxpayers. Years in the making, the complex trial is expected to last up to six months, involving 24 million documents, 800 witness statement and over 300 jury volunteers who have been warned they won’t be chosen if they’re too peeved to be “fair,” even though the banksters evidently weren’t. Particularly damning have been tape recordings of the executives laughingly discussing the bailout amount, which one says he “picked (out) of my arse.” This should and could have been done here, and many of us are in fact – hope against hope – still waiting for it to be done here.

HyperReport – 140203 – Economy Is Great? – 3 February 20124

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