Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Ex-New Orleans Cops
Get Prison Time for Danziger Bridge Shootings
in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

CNN -- A federal judge Wednesday sentenced five former New Orleans police officers to prison terms ranging from six to 65 years for the shootings of unarmed civilians in the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, prosecutors said.

The shootings occurred on the Danziger Bridge on September 4, 2005, six days after much of New Orleans went underwater when the powerful hurricane slammed into the Gulf Coast. The ex-officers were convicted in August on a combined 25 counts of civil rights violations.

U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt imposed the stiffest sentence on former officer Robert Faulcon, who was handed a 65-year term for his involvement in shooting two of the victims. Former sergeants Kenneth Bowen and Robert Gisevius got 40 years for their roles in the incident, while ex-officer Robert Villavaso was sentenced to 38 years.

The lightest term went to former detective sergeant Arthur Kaufman, who was sentenced to six years for attempting to cover up what the officers had done, according to the U.S. attorney's office in New Orleans.
The men were accused of opening fire on an unarmed family, killing 17-year-old James Brissette and wounding four others. Minutes later, Faulcon shot and killed Ronald Madison, a 40-year-old man described by Justice Department officials as having severe mental disabilities and who was trying to flee the scene when he was shot, according to the Justice Department.

Fisker Atlantic plug-in hybrid revealed in New York

Gizmag Article Summary
Posted at Gizmag 
Fisker Automotive has revealed the shape of its future with the unveiling  of a new design prototype - the Fisker Atlantic. The wraps were taken off the four-door Atlantic - which Fisker sees as the "next step in its transition from start-up automaker to mainstream American manufacturer" - in a preview event on the eve of the New York Auto Show.

Japan attacked by a low barometric pressure,
Texas Devasated by Tornado,
is this the work of HAARP?

On Apr 04, 2012
Posted on Kazumoto Iguchi's blog at:
Machine translated via Google Translate, paraphrased by American Kabuki
(Note: I invite bilingual Japanese to correct this translation for better accuracy in English, I did the best I could)

Hello, everyone. A typhoon developed rapidly from an abnormal low pressure over North Korea. This is the nature of this "violent cyclone" over Japan.

The storm follows only 4 days after low barametric pressure over northern Hokuriku region prefecture.

Storms follow 4 days after barametric low pressure over northern Hokuriku region ku: cyclone
According to the [Japanese] Meteorological Agency, 4 days low pressure, located near the Tsugaru Strait, passing through northern Japan. In addition, low pressure is also expected to have occurred off the coast of Kushiro, go to the Sea of Okhotsk during the morning four days while development in rural northern Japan Hokuriku-ku, furious wind blew, the sea has become a ferocious storm.

I think some who will want to visit [Japan] think this is "the end of the world?" Or is it? I think first and foremost and is not. That's right, this is HAARP "weather manipulation". Weather as a weapon - typhoon, hurricane, tornado.

Supreme Court OKs Strip Searches
for Even Minor Offenses

Posted at
April 2nd, 2012
Via: Los Angeles Times:

The Supreme Court refused Monday to limit strip searches of new jail inmates, even those arrested for minor traffic offenses.

Dividing 5-4 along ideological lines, the high court said jail guards needed the full authority to closely search everyone who is entering a jail in order to maintain safety and security.

It would be “unworkable,” said Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, to make an exception for persons who are arrested for minor offenses. County jails often must process hundreds of new inmates a day, he said.
“Experience shows that people arrested for minor offense have tried to smuggle prohibited items into jail,” Kennedy said. And officials cannot take such a risk, he added.

The decision is a defeat for civil liberties groups and a New Jersey man who was strip-searched twice after he was stopped on a highway and taken to jail over an unpaid fine.

Albert Florence was held for six days and finally released when he showed the fine had already been paid before he was arrested. He then sued county jail officials for violating his privacy and subjecting him to a humiliating strip search.

Shady Companies With Ties to Israel
Wiretap the U.S. for the NSA

Posted at
April 4th, 2012

Via: Wired Magazine:

In addition to constructing the Stellar Wind center, and then running the operation, secretive contractors with questionable histories and little oversight were also used to do the actual bugging of the entire U.S. telecommunications network.

According to a former Verizon employee briefed on the program, Verint, owned by Comverse Technology, taps the communication lines at Verizon, which I first reported in my book The Shadow Factory in 2008. Verint did not return a call seeking comment, while Verizon said it does not comment on such matters.

At AT&T the wiretapping rooms are powered by software and hardware from Narus, now owned by Boeing, a discovery made by AT&T whistleblower Mark Klein in 2004. Narus did not return a call seeking comment.

What is especially troubling is that both companies have had extensive ties to Israel, as well as links to that country’s intelligence service, a country with a long and aggressive history of spying on the U.S.

In fact, according to Binney, the advanced analytical and data mining software the NSA had developed for both its worldwide and international eavesdropping operations was secretly passed to Israel by a mid-level employee, apparently with close connections to the country. The employee, a technical director in the Operations Directorate, “who was a very strong supporter of Israel,” said Binney, “gave, unbeknownst to us, he gave the software that we had, doing these fast rates, to the Israelis.”

Because of his position, it was something Binney should have been alerted to, but wasn’t.
“In addition to being the technical director,” he said, “I was the chair of the TAP, it’s the Technical Advisory Panel, the foreign relations council. We’re supposed to know what all these foreign countries, technically what they’re doing…. They didn’t do this that way, it was under the table.” After discovering the secret transfer of the technology, Binney argued that the agency simply pass it to them officially, and in that way get something in return, such as access to communications terminals. “So we gave it to them for switches,” he said. “For access.”

You wanted action, you wanted results,
and you now have them...

SaLuSa, April 4, 2012
As channeled by Mike Quinsey

You wanted action, you wanted results, and you now have them if you follow certain people who have acquired a reputation for successfully discovering the truth. An enormous set up of hundreds of different personnel, are poised ready to apprehend the criminals who have been behind the most cynical and profitable crimes against you in recent times. The size of this project will ensure that it makes the media sit up and take notice, as it will be impossible to ignore it. That will be the start of more open reporting which shall be truthfully stated, and not dressed up purely for shock effects. At last the breakthrough will have been made, as it has long been overdue. It is important to keep calm and not allow the revelations to create a false impression of what is involved. Time will prove that those involved in bringing the culprits to justice, have acted on behalf of the people and that no ulterior motive is at the root of it.

The cleansing covers many different areas of life, and making way for the interim government is an essential number one requirement if the changes are to flow smoothly. Be assured we have a total understanding of the way you think and work, and it means that we can anticipate how things are going to proceed. Our allies are well rehearsed in their different responsibilities, and we do anticipate that these opening events will be successful. The most difficult challenge is the first one we are meeting, and it will be a real eye opener for everyone. Whatever you know now, will be far from the whole truth of what has been going on. There is hardly any part of your society or business that has not been tainted by the dealings of the dark Ones. Sometimes even honest people have been unwittingly caught up in their activities, but they shall not be a target for us.

Dear Ones, the battle royal has begun but since we are in the ascendancy, we have every reason to anticipate a great victory. You too may take your share of the plaudits as without you and your determination to bring the necessary changes in, we would not be where we are today. The number of Lightworkers is at a new high and paving the way towards Ascension. Levels of consciousness continue to rise, and that is also another sign of how well you have taken to the task of preparing for Ascension. In the little time that remains before the end of the year closes in on you, you will find it to be action filled and much given in the way of guidance.

Murder by Weather

The Ravages of Secret Geo-Engineering

Japan’s Strongest Storm Since 1959 Slams Into Tokyo Region


By Chris Cooper, Kiyotaka Matsuda and Stuart Biggs - Apr 3, 2012 3:54 AM PT

Japanese airlines canceled hundreds of flights, some train services were halted and thousands of workers went home early as some of the strongest winds in more than 50 years hit Tokyo today.

The weather agency issued a tornado warning for the Tokyo area after the storm dumped as much as 6 centimeters (2.4 inches) of rain an hour in central Japan as it crossed from the southwest, with winds gusting up to 140 kilometers (87 miles) an hour. An 82-year-old woman died after being knocked over by the wind and hitting her head, national broadcaster NHK reported.

A storm passing over Japan is seen in this satellite image acquired at 13:00 JST, on Tuesday, April 3, 2012. Source: Japan Meteorological Agency via Bloomberg

What You are Doing is of Inestimable Importance

04/04/2012 by John Smallman

When your awakening happens – as all negative or unloving thoughts and attitudes dissolve – total peace and love will fill your hearts, expanding them to encompass infinity.  The happiness that that will bring you is utterly indescribable, and it is divinely guaranteed.  While you wait expectantly for that exhilarating moment, know that you are constantly watched over and supported by those in the spiritual realms.

They are with you to assist you in demonstrating to your sisters and brothers that necessary state of openness which will encourage and enable them to release their reluctance to acknowledge – or their refusal to believe in – the inner voice for God that is within each one of you, and which is constantly calling all to awaken.

And awaken you will – because it is God’s Will.  And God’s Will is humanity’s will, because, as part of God, at one with Him, no other will is possible.  People have just lost their way in the maze of the illusion, and that is distracting them from remembering who they truly are.  You who are holding the Light of God on high, by gently and kindly extending love, compassion, acceptance, and forgiveness to all, are having a profound effect on everyone with whom you interact physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually, even though you remain unaware of it.

Goldman Sachs Engaged in Secret Re-Titling Into Goldman's Name Alone of Over 20 Million Shares Owned by Marvell Founders


March 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m. EDT
New Evidence Reveals Goldman Sachs Engaged in Secret Re-Titling Into Goldman's Name Alone of Over 20 Million Shares Owned by Marvell Founders


SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The founders of Marvell Technology Group MRVL -1.45%  , Dr. Sehat Sutardja and Ms. Weili Dai, are preparing to amend their claim filed with the San Francisco office of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against Goldman Sachs GS -1.75%  and two account executives, alleging Goldman Sachs defrauded the two Silicon Valley executives of several hundreds of millions of dollars in the midst of the 2008 financial crisis. At that time, Dr. Sutardja and Ms. Dai were two of the largest victims of fraud by Goldman's Private Wealth Management Group. Today's breaking news reveals there will be an amended FINRA Claim based on new evidence that Goldman Sachs engaged in secret re-titling into Goldman's name alone of over 20 million shares owned by two founders of Marvell, Dr. Sutardja and Ms. Dai. In a series of transactions eerily similar to MF Global, currently under Congressional investigation for misusing client funds, the amended FINRA Claim will allege Goldman Sachs secretly instructed the stock transfer agent to obtain title to the Marvell shares only in Goldman Sachs' name, without their clients' permission.

Recent information revealed Goldman Sachs re-titled over 20 million shares of its clients' Marvell stock so that, as will be asserted in the amended FINRA Claim, Goldman could trade on its own account, create a market for its affiliated hedge funds and, ultimately, recapitalize its accounts to be used to help save the Firm from financial ruin at the height of the 2008 financial crisis. In the midst of a financial crisis, the FINRA Claim contends Goldman put its own interests ahead of its clients' interests.

A linchpin of Dr. Sutardja and Ms. Dai's FINRA Claim is the allegation Goldman unlawfully re-titled into Goldman's name alone over 20 million Marvell shares owned by Dr. Sutardja and Ms. Dai without client knowledge or authorization. Newly discovered hard evidence establishes this claim. It is questionable whether, under federal regulations, a brokerage firm is permitted to cause a client's shares to be placed in the brokerage firm's name absent the express consent of the client. It was not until April 2011 that Dr. Sutardja and Ms. Dai discovered Goldman's re-titling. Thus, Goldman Sachs had over 20 million shares in its name alone from January 2008 to April 2011, even though the shares were actually owned by its clients.

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