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American Secretary of War Robert Gates knows a real leader when he sees one. â€œClearly, as far as Iâ€™m concerned,â€ he said, Vladimir Putin, and not President Dmitry Medvedev, "has the upper hand right now."
When it comes to determining the true thrust and implication of world events, the old adage is still valid: "Follow the money."
What alerted me to the sudden disappearance is the fact that the PNAC website, chock full of bombastic and arrogant reports, declarations, letters and memos is now â€œsuspended.â€ Their boastful website is down and with it much of their inter-asylum memos along with some of their â€œbestâ€ work.
No, I'm thinking of the blitz of media coverage after Dr. Bruce Ivins, who worked at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick, Maryland, committed suicide by Tylenol on July 29th and the FBI promptly accused him of the anthrax attacks of September and October 2001.
In doing so, they prevented PNWER delegates from boarding a 190-person luxury boat tour of the Vancouver harbour. Approximately 10 people stood with a banner reading People Not Profit! and prevented access to the luxury yacht though the public boardwalk.
For the 2006 election the Conservative Party funded national ads through RETAIL MEDIA - a subsidiary of WPP whose clients below can be seen at http://www.wpp.com/wpp/companies/
Taking a cue from the Karl Rove school of political manipulation, Harper's hit squad, the shadowy Conservative Research Group, is behind the mass mailings, already controversial for their use of parliamentarian's access to free postage from Canada Post.
"The lack of consultation has left us no choice now as a family to make a move, "- Heiltsuk Vickers family statement. "It's a tough call, we as a community should be benefiting from this operation."