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 ACSA QUESTIONS PRESS INTEGRITY AT THE AP and CBS:  The below article appeared in the Associated Press, echoed automatically at Yahoo.com News.  It has no basic foundation, and is filled with troubling judgmental conclusionism.  From the looks of it, you'd have thought North Korea had detonated a Nuclear Bomb test in Yanqgang, North Korea.  As a matter of fact, ACSA monitored Seismic readings around the globe and found there was insufficient seismic activity for this to have been a nuclear blast.  For some time on 9/11 and 9/12 the "earth stood still" as Americans, Brits, everyone stood by wondering if the Pakistanis had in fact gotten enough nuclear material refined in North Korea, to help it build North Koreas first Chinese design 25 Kiloton Atomic Device.  Here's the actual outcome of the further investigation of the supposed "Mushroom Cloud" (anything to create the appearance of political failing on the part of the Bush Administration, eh- Associated Press?  We find your reporting to be biased and intent upon supporting your owners in the oil industry who want that Iraqi Oil, Bush is intent upon giving the Iraqis to benefit from. Note: the Bush Administration deliberately partnered up the South Korean Petroleum Company and the Southern Iraq Oil Company to insure no one in the Opec or Rockefeller chain of oil businesses were able to seize control of Iraq's oil, so that Iraq could use the revenue to rebuild itself as a Democracy in the manner of South Korea, and to help South Korea continue to strengthen it's own economic position, making it a strategically sound oil distributor for the Chinese, Australians and Japanese, who are very oil hungry)  CLICK HERE FOR THE "UPDATED" STORY >    The bogus story is below.
 
Our opinion?  We believe CBS-60 MINUTES, AP, CNN and NBC should be forced to register themselves as independent Democratic Party PACs given their tendency to BS the news to benefit the Democratic Left Wing.  Bush documents at CBS 60 Minutes: they are recent forgeries, our experts have identified the text font as being of IBM origin, but not a Selectric Type-ball -that's an impossibility as type balls produce easily identifiable uneven lines of text no matter how well maintained, and leave impression shadows which show up in copies, none of which are present on these.  The 60 Minutes forgeries are from a current model circa 1996+ Displaywriter - a model not generally sold to the public and which edition was never produced prior to 1995 - it runs Microsoft True Type Proportionately Spaced Fonts, in fact it was developed by the group at IBM who created true-type for Microsoft.  The ones we'd seen are in IBM's Sterling Forest facility and in use at IBM Research in their NYC - Manhattan Headquarters and in Raleigh, North Carolina.  This type of Displaywriter has only existed since 1994: and has been upgraded to support formatting reflected in the version of IBM Displaywrite it runs: which runs under Microsoft Windows and IBM OS/2 Warp.  The one we believed produced this document, we recognize the spacing as being uniquely IBM'ish and unique to OS/2 Warp's typeface handler, which is a recent variant of the earliest version of Adobe Typeface Manager.  This model has an Intel 486/Pentium internal architecture.  IBM knows well we have the ability to prove that from the originals, so we passed our findings about the copies to the DoD with instructions on how to verify it. We hear they have since ascertained it's from IBM Warp Displaywrite, circa 1998, by testing it against known output samples from the same system.  We believe the forgery was done by a technician AT IBM CORPORATION who is a close partner with 60 Minutes and CBS Research, the two having partnered up on ventures like Prodigy Internet and the like in the past.  We note that only IBM Corporation and Phillip Morris Corporation possess this particular type of typography / word processing equipment in all the world, and only since 1998 has the version of editor that produced the 60 Minutes forgeries been available. We believe the forgery was salted into 60 Minutes by some very devious CBS and IBM execs, after it was passed TO a corrupt individual at the Pentagon, who inserted it into public release.  We're certain the DOD/OIG will investigate and remove the forgeries and the forgers. 

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Blast, Mushroom Cloud Reported in N. Korea

1 hour, 9 minutes ago
(ED NOTE: this story was discredited.)

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press Writer

SEOUL, South Korea - A large explosion occurred in the northern part of North Korea (news - web sites), sending a huge mushroom cloud into the air on an important anniversary of the communist regime, a South Korean news agency reported Sunday.

 

The Yonhap news agency, citing an unidentified source in Beijing, said the explosion happened Thursday in Yanggang province near the border with China. The explosion in Kim Hyong Jik county blasted a crater big enough to be noticed by a satellite, the source said.

"We understand that a mushroom-shaped cloud about 3.5 to 4 kilometers (about 2-2 1/2 miles) in diameter was monitored during the explosion," Yonhap quoted an unidentified diplomatic source in Seoul as saying.

North Korea was founded Sept. 9, 1948. Leader Kim Jong Il uses the occasion to stage performances and other events to bolster loyalty among the impoverished North Korean population.

Experts have speculated that North Korea might use a major anniversary to conduct a nuclear-related test, though there was no immediate indication that Thursday's reported explosion was linked to Pyongyang's efforts to develop nuclear weapons.

Kim Hyong Jik is reported to hold a major missile base. North Korea, which has a large missile arsenal and more than 1 million soldiers, is dotted with military installations.

South Korea (news - web sites)'s Unification Minister Chung Dong-young said Sunday the government was in the process of confirming reports there were signs of an explosion in North Korea.

"I am not aware of details such as the size of the damage," he was quoted as saying by Yonhap after a National Security Council meeting.

On Saturday, North Korea said recent revelations that South Korea conducted secret nuclear experiments involving uranium and plutonium made the communist state more determined to pursue its own atomic programs.

The South Korean experiments, conducted in 1982 and 2000, were likely to further complicate the already stalled six-nation talks aimed at dismantling the North's nuclear development. South Korea has said the experiments were purely for research and did not reflect a desire to develop weapons.

On April 22, train wagons at a railway station exploded in the North Korean town of Ryongchon, killing 160 people and injuring an estimated 1,300, according to some estimates. The blast was believed to have been sparked by a train laden with oil and chemicals that hit power lines.

The source in the Yonhap report said Thursday's explosion reportedly was bigger than the train explosion.


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