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The case for US government sanctions on Israel (tags)

The case for US government sanctions on Israel

Washington moves to silence WikiLeaks (tags)

The cutting off of Internet access for Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, is one more ugly episode in a US presidential election campaign that has plumbed the depths of political degradation.

911 Families Should Focus On Those Who Caused WTC Bombing, Not Saudi Arabia. (tags)

Obama and Clinton are hiding the truth about the USG causation of the WTC bombing

Millions More Each Year Question US Government Version (tags)

y: President Cossiga of Italy, former German minister Andreas Von Buelow, members of the Japanese Diet, Russian Air Force General Leonid Ivashov a British Catholic bishop, thousands of pilots, engineers, etc question 911 govt story version.

U.S. Marine Suspected in Killing of Transgender Filipina (tags)

Akbayan sends letter to US Ambassador demanding the surrender of PFC Joseph Scott Pemberton

Ten threats to Americans: Lori Wallach (tags)

Lori Wallach is director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch.

Supreme Court Justices Consider Hearing Argentina Hedge Fund Debt Case (tags)

US Supreme Court justices will decide next steps in the Argentina vs NML Capital debt case today. The case dates back to 2001 when Argentina defaulted on its debts and a group of predatory hedge funds purchased some debt for pennies on the dollar. The hedge fund NML Capital leads a group of hold-out creditors in suing the country for more than $1 billion. The case will set a precedent that will impact the functioning of the global financial system. Supreme Court justices will decide to formally hear the case or ask the US Justice Department to issue an opinion.

6 of the US Wars Initiated By Black Ops (tags)

Afghanistan, Iraq, Vietnam, WW1, WW2, Spanish American War... were all initiated or expanded in the US by black ops

Will You Let Obama And Hagel Drag You Into Another War? (tags)

Stop Obama from involving us in another criminally stupid and illegal war It's time to impeach or force the resignation of all those in our government who are puppets of the Netanyahu agenda.

When you are on top, ‘might makes right’ is ‘rule of law’ (tags)

The U.S. government has consistently refused to extradite former dictators, accused terrorists, torturers and others wanted by other countries. It is the height of hypocrisy for the Obama administration to give lectures about international obligations in its blunderbuss efforts to get Edward Snowden.

Washington v. Edward Snowden Update (tags)

police state

Next: Police Drones—Recording Conversations In Your Home & Business To Forfeit Property? (tags)

Any conversation picked up by a drone inside a home or business, police can take out of context to institute arrests; or civil asset forfeiture to confiscate the home/business and other assets.

CISPA Legislation Is Disguised—Fascism (tags)

CISPA will open the door for U.S. Government spy agencies such as NSA; the FBI; government asset forfeiture contractors, any private entity (to take out of context) any innocent—hastily written email, fax or phone call to allege a crime or violation was committed to cause a person’s arrest, assess fines and or civilly forfeit a business or property.

NEXT: U.S. Deem 1st Amendment Activities—SUPPORT Terrorism, Hostilities, Belligerents? (tags)

Any Violent-Occupation or Protest even if caused by agent provocateurs, potentially can play into the hands of individuals, law enforcement and corporations that may want America turned into a Police State: Almost any criminal or physical act can be used by U.S. Government or Police to charge a person or group with advocating, supporting or committing terrorism.

Canada, Britain & U.S. Government want to Spy On Its Citizens’/ Electronic Communications? (tags)

Overlooked by mainstream media is that Britain and Canada signed with the U.S Government an array of (Asset Forfeiture Sharing Agreements) to share with Canadian and British Police/Governments assets seized from Brits, Canadians and Americans that resulted from e.g. evidence or information gleaned from electronic surveillance of Citizens’ communications, e.g., emails, faxes, Internet activity, Internet actively, phone records including GPS tracking.

Uncle Sam wants to know what you googled for today!!! (tags)

"U.S. government agencies sent Google 5,950 criminal investigation requests during the first half of 2011 compared with 4,601 requests during the last six months of 2010. Google complied in part or completely with 93% of those requests"

Imperialist War, Mass Murder, and Torture, But Did September 11th Change ?Everything?? (tags)

"Americans watched in horror as the World Trade Center collapsed. Yet it was a horror no different from what the U.S. government has done with it's bombing of civilian populations in Iraq, Yugoslavia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Korea. The U.S. bombings of just these countries, not to mention many other U.S. acts of war, murdered millions of civilians. Terror against civilians is never justified. Now the U.S. government is preparing to terror bomb Afghanistan?" -Liberation News, September 11, 2001

BTL:Native Americans Win $3.4 Billion Settlement for U.S. Government's Mismanagement of Mi (tags)

Interview with Elliott Levitas, attorney with the law firm Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Protest the Copyright Cartels - Use Bittorrent (tags)

A recent cable leaked by Wikileaks shows that the US government has been manipulating New Zealand's legislature... on behalf of the copyright cartel.

The US government has gone into the business of managing the public's perceptions (tags)

"The US government has gone into the business of managing the public?s perceptions of news and events. Apparently, the Pentagon has implemented Perception Management Psychological Operations. There are also reports that the State Department and other US agencies use Facebook and Twitter to stir up problems for the Syrian, Iranian, Russian, Chinese, and Venezuela governments in efforts to unseat governments not controlled by Washington."

Wall Street versus the Poor and the Middle Class: Obama’s FY 2012 Budget Is A Tool Of Clas (tags)

"Please help alert the people before it’s too late. Share these articles with everyone. Organize teachings in your churches, union halls, schools, or other community groups, etc. We can stop this but we have to act. Don’t wait on someone else to do it. We can’t allow the people of this country to be fooled any longer. This is a life or death situation for our citizens, for most all of us. Spread everywhere. "

Dollar-Yuan Currency War (tags)

The value of the Yuan is not the cause for the US trade and balance of payments deficits. The reasons are the high state indebtedness (armaments/ wars and tax gifts to the rich) and the indebtedness of private households. The US has a trade deficit with 90 countries.

Prepping Minds for War Against China (tags)

You'd think the U.S. was already at war with China, given the immense amount of anti-China rhetoric spouting from the government and media. But selling wars takes time. The average American hasn't bought in to this false advertising yet. So the big lie will be repeated until its roots are deeply sunk into the American psyche: China, says the U.S. government, is a threat that needs to be "dealt with.” This propaganda assault is multi-faceted, taking aim from all directions. Any China-related issue -- military, economic, and social -- is open for attack. For example, the head of the U.S. Department of Defense, Robert Gates, recently visited Asia and focused much of his trip talking about China as a "military threat.”

US government demands Twitter account information of WikiLeaks and followers (tags)

Will We Be Spied ON And X-Rayed To Death—By Government? (tags)

It is frightening to consider that a corrupt U.S. Government or quasi government agency could abuse government X-ray scanners, over exposing (targeted Citizens) to radiation—perhaps causing recipients cancer.

Being Subpeonaed by FBI for Visiting Israel and Palestine (tags)

Being subpeonaed by FBI to appear at Grand Jury for Visiting Israel and Palestine

Antitrust Settlement: Visa, MasterCard Payoff for Anti-WikiLeaks Moves? (tags)

"While the and terms of the “settlement” certainly suggest Visa and MasterCard are on the receiving end of some very nice benefits for helping the Obama Administration with its efforts to censor WikiLeaks, this is hardly the first time the administration has made shilling for the companies a matter of public policy. Indeed a February cable from the US Embassy in Moscowshowed that the State Department conspired to lobby the Russian Duma (parliament) on behalf of credit card companies, fighting a draft law that would create a new national credit card payment system organized through Russia’s central bank, on the grounds that it would make Visa’s Russia operations unprofitable. A redacted commenter in the cable says the Russian government “assumes” that both Visa and MasterCard routinely spy on their customers on behalf of the US government, and that the attempt to make all payment processing in Russia a domestic venture was an attempt at countering this."

Massacre in Thailand: Obama's Bloody Hands (tags)

When the White House is quiet as protestors are butchered in the streets of Bangkok Thailand, suspicions are raised. Silence often equals complicacy. One can only imagine what the U.S.’ response would be to a Venezuelan government slaughter: the U.S. media and Obama would loudly condemn such an act, in contrast to the muted response to Thailand’s blood bath. The history of U.S.-Thailand relations explains why. During the Vietnam War, the U.S. used Thailand as one of the main “anti-communist” bulwarks in an area that included China, Vietnam, Burma, and other countries that were challenging capitalism.

US Government Interference in Iran: Covert Actions - Roxana Saberi takes a call (tags)

US Government Interference in Iran: Covert Actions - Roxana Saberi takes a call

Are You Scheduled For Government Interrogation If Senate bill 3081 Is Passed? (tags)

S.3081 is so broadly written, it appears any “individual” who writes on the Internet or verbally express an opinion against U.S. Government or its coalition partners, might potentially be detained on the basis he or she is an “unprivileged enemy belligerent”, “supporting hostilities against U.S. Government.

Iran's Revolution vs. The Democrats (tags)

On Sunday in Iran, mass protests were drowned in blood by government authorities; at least ten reportedly have been killed with hundreds injured. The events have been given ample coverage in the U.S. media, with the intention of further demonizing Iran’s repressive government. Absent in the American media are the deeper implications of the protests, which, to anyone paying close attention, constitute a powerful revolutionary movement. This movement has grown exponentially in a very short period of time. Although only beginning in June over allegations of voter fraud, the movement is now endorsed by millions of combative Iranians, demanding “death to the dictator,” while they waive an Iranian flag that’s missing the Muslim insignia. Massive demonstrations in the streets and university campuses have directly confronted police repression and in some cases have overcome it. The New York Times describes a scene found only in instances of revolution:

Obama Snubs Africa, Then African Americans (tags)

Many people believed that after Bush had left the White House, rampant arrogance combined with stunning hypocrisy had also gone. Events have proven otherwise. A recent speech delivered in Africa — and one later directed specifically at African Americans — carried with them all the baggage of the Bush years, to the extent that one could safely claim that absolutely nothing had changed. And although Obama is able to give a more compassionate and intelligent speech than was possible with Bush, the essence of their policies is identical. Both Africans and African Americans can expect no help from the U.S. government in addressing their serious and specific grievances, themselves the result of past and current U.S. government policy. Instead, both were given the same solution: if you want help, help yourselves, “no excuses.”

Argentinization of the US and Currency War (tags)

"After the great killing of the bison, the basic food of Indians, the great killing of the US dollar, the basic food of today's credit-junkie, could now be imminent.. A deficit amounting to 13% of the GDP is more than four times what was established as the convergence criterion of the European Union."

U.S. Taxpayers Should Not Be A Pawnshop to Guarantee California Bonds (tags)

How Will California/America Recover Economically If Gasoline Hits Four to Five Dollars A Gallon, As Predicted Yesterday By Major News?

Remembering the past to change the future – We must hold the torture state accountable (tags)

“Get the good old syringe boys and fill it to the brim We’ve caught another nigger and we’ll operate on him Let someone take the handle who can work it with a vim Shouting the battle cry of freedom” A U.S. Army marching song composed during the Philippine War entitled “The Water Cure” to celebrate a version of waterboarding used on Filipinos “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Poet and philosopher, George Santayana

When are "Ordinary Criminals" Terrorists? (tags)

Patriot Act Spin Brilliant Until You Think About It

The Cuban Five Pending Supreme Court Case - Come hear about it!!! (tags)

The Cuban Five Host: Loyola Law School Chapter - National Lawyers Guild Date: Monday, March 23, 2009 Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: Donovan Hall Street: 919 Albany Street City/Town: Los Angeles, CA Contact: Veronica veronica.aragon@lls.edu

Mexico's Catholic Church and President Felipe Calderon Charge U.S. with Corruption (tags)

After describing the US military as vain and bewildered, the hierarchy of the Church indicated in its weekly publication that Mexico has recognized the serious problem of corruption among its authorities and public servants and demanded that the U.S. do the same

7 Reasons You Should Join the March on the Pentagon on March 21, 2009 (tags)

Various coalitions, organizations, and networks are joining together in a March 21 National Coalition to bring people from all walks of life and from all cities across the United States to take part in a March on the Pentagon on the sixth anniversary of the Iraq war: Saturday, March 21. Simultaneous demonstrations are taking place in San Francisco and Los Angeles. More than 1,300 organizations and individuals have now endorsed the March 21, 2009, March on the Pentagon to say “Bring the Troops Home NOW!” on the sixth anniversary of the criminal invasion of Iraq. The thousands who march will demand “From Iraq to Afghanistan to Palestine, Occupation is a Crime” and “We Need Jobs and Education, Not Wars and Occupation.” They will insist on an end to the war threats and economic sanctions against Iran. They will say no to the illegal U.S. program of detention and torture.

Mass Mobilization In Los Angeles On Obamas Inauguration Day! (tags)

This is a Call out for all those out there fed up with the U.S. government. Their Abuse of the Economic Crisis among the American People and the Global Community. For the Continuous Murders commited by the LAPD and Surrounding Police Authorities and the Constant Racial Profiling and Discrimination done by the Police. This is For the U.S. Involvement in Israel and the Gaza Massacre which has claimed over 300 lives. Mass Mobilization In Los Angeles On Obama's Inauguration 200 N Spring St, Los Angeles-Also Known As Los Angeles City Hall. This is a Call out for all those out there fed up with the U.S. government. Their Abuse of the Economic Crisis among the American People and the Global Community. For the Continuous Murders committed by the LAPD and Surrounding Police Authorities and the Constant Racial Profiling and Discrimination done by the Police. This is For the U.S. Involvement in Israel and the Gaza Massacre which has claimed over 300 lives. So! A Call out to all, passionate, hopeless romantics, to all families who struggle, to all races, ethinicities, genders, Homosexuals Bisexuals, Transgendered, to all anarchists and marxists, democrats and republicans, to all those who are unhappy with the current state of the world. Lets Make Obama, the United States, and the Rest of the world Know that We Arent going to Stand for the Oppression the U.S. Government, Police,and Other Governing Bodies Commit.

Mass Mobilization In Los Angeles On Obamas Inauguration Day! (tags)

This is a Call out for all those out there fed up with the U.S. government. Their Abuse of the Economic Crisis among the American People and the Global Community. For the Continuous Murders commited by the LAPD and Surrounding Police Authorities and the Constant Racial Profiling and Discrimination done by the Police. This is For the U.S. Involvement in Israel and the Gaza Massacre which has claimed over 300 lives.

End the Massacre in Gaza – No Solution Through Violence (tags)

Today, Gaza City is a squalid ghetto under attack by overwhelming military force intent on the inflicting collective punishment on the Palestinian people “to the bitter end.”

U.S. TERRORISTS STRIKE AT SYRIA AND PAKISTAN KILLING MORE INNOCENT CIVILIANS. (tags)

US terrorists are increasing their attacks on Pakistani villages and have now extended their range of murderous operations to include terrorist strikes against civilian targets in Syria as well.

Financial Market Capitalism: Neoliberalis become State Socialists (tags)

Neoliberalism is neither new nor liberal. All freedom is demanded for capital, even though human dependence is intensified and human existences destroyed. The state becomes a functionary for neoliberal concepts. The debts of Fannie/Freddie are added to the nine trillion.

US Government Report Undermines Zimbabwe Opposition’s Claim of Independence Filed under: (tags)

The US government had a hand in formulating the policy platform of the Tsvangirai faction of the Movement for Democratic Change, Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, and funded community-based newsletters to create a platform to persuade Zimbabweans to accept Washington’s point of view, according to a US government report

World War II veterans (tags)

When Japan surrendered on Aug. 14, 1945, we who had fought as regular army or as guerrillas suddenly became veterans. The terrible war was finally over and everybody looked to picking up the pieces in a regime of peace. From what I read in the papers, the pension is not much. But the feeling among most veterans seems to be that whatever the pension may finally be, it will be better than nothing. The Americans have pummeled the Filipino veterans into submission. He now goes around with a begging bowl in hand. This is the greatest insult and the most pitiful tragedy.

Cash Available—To Bailout Wall Street, Protect Taxpayers from $700 BN Debt (tags)

Levying a tax on Wall Street stock transactions will help insure that American Taxpayers are not left holding the bag “again.”

A Posthumous Concern, Another kind of Racism (tags)

VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES in the Far East (Usaffe) here at home and in America thought that, at long last, the US Congress was poised to pass legislation addressing their generations-old claim for benefits. But as the American economy unraveled, politicians began sniping at the bills (pending before the US Congress) aimed at increasing the benefits of Filipino veterans. Filipino-American veterans groups and lobbyists began to fear that the promise to bring the bill to a vote in the US House of Representatives would fall by the wayside. No one, of course, predicted that the US Congress would be plunged into a crisis atmosphere by US President George W. Bush’s proposed bailout, which the US Senate and House Democrats have agreed to, but whose approval has been delayed and, possibly, foiled by a group of House Republicans anxious they will be defeated in November if they vote for a bailout.

Jail—Mortgage Lenders, brokers, Who Knowingly Sold or Made Fraudulent Home Loans (tags)

How can Americans possibly trust this Congress to protect $700 billion in Taxpayer Dollars that is needed to Restore US credit liquidity from being misappropriated?

It’s More than Nuclear Issues, Native Americans Tell Activists (tags)

The event at the First Unitarian-Universalist Church in San Diego August 29 was billed as a program about Native American activists fighting against nuclear testing and waste disposal in Nevada, but it turned out to be considerably broader than that. Speakers Ian Zabarte, secretary of state of the Shoshone nation, and professor Steven T. Newcomb gave their audience a history lesson about the U.S. government's cavalier attitude towards its treaties with Indian nations and the Christian-supremacist ideology that underlies it.

True to form, the Goodmans provide a fig leaf for the Democrats (tags)

Article from wsws questions Amy Goodman for providing pro-war Democrats an excuse and letting them off easy for tagging along with GW Bush and their continued funding for the Iraq war..

CUBA proves links of U.S. Diplomats with Terrorists (tags)

Cuba denounced on Monday the scandalous links between US diplomats based in Havana and terrorists resident in the United States, by means of which Cuban counterrevolutionaries receive financial and material support.

Message from Ramón Labañino, Cuban Five (tags)

Ramón is in lockdown since December 11 and for that reason he has not been able to send all the letters and salutations for the new year to his friends around the world...

Film showing of "The Trial: The Untold Story of the Cuban Five" (tags)

Film showing of "The Trial: The Untold Story of the Cuban Five" featuring Danny Glover

"No Wars For Israel" Conference a Success (tags)

Although the Zionists tried their best to close down the conference, their supreme efforts were foiled.

The Cuban Five: Imprisoned for opposing Terrorism (tags)

The National Lawyers Guild and several legal and human rights organizations have called on the U.N. Human Rights Committee and the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture to launch a formal investigation of the United States government’s continuing violation of human rights of five political prisoners known as the Cuban Five.

Documents describe human trafficking violations by DOD contractors in Iraq (tags)

With private security firm Blackwater USA under fire for its role in a recent shooting incident in Baghdad, new details are emerging about another problem involving contractors in Iraq: the working and living conditions of international laborers employed on U.S. government projects.

Anthrax Coverup: A Government Insider Speaks Out (tags)

Francis A. Boyle, a law expert who worked as a bioweapons advisor in the 1980s, has said that he is convinced the October 2001 anthrax attacks that killed five people were perpetrated by criminal elements of the U.S. government. The motive: to foment a police state.

Philippines: shameless act of collaboration of the Arroyo regime and the U.S. government (tags)

"It's an utterly shameless act of collaboration of the Arroyo regime and the U.S. government." This was the statement of Myrla Baldonado, spokesperson of Task Force Subic Rape (TFSR) on the stealthy transfer of custody of Daniel Smith from the Makati City Jail to the U.S. Embassy.

A good reason to legalize pot (tags)

Hemp has many uses but remains illegal to grow without permit

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 11/10/06 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Spain, Cuba, and Russia.

Afghanistan After Democracy: the untold story through photographic images (tags)

Afghanistan after democracy: the untold story through photographic images" is the story of suffering of the Afghan people. This book exposes the lies of the Bush administration about the post-Taliban Afghanistan, and the disaster brought upon Afghanistan by the United States of America and her allies. It exposes democracy as the buzz word for the neocolonial adventure of the US. The claims of reconstruction in Afghanistan is nothing but a total fraud. It exposes the failure of the US government at all levels in Afghanistan. Finally, it exposes the genocide committed by the US government through the use of uranium weapons and the consequences of these weapons of mass destruction particularly congenital deformities. Large percentage of the earning from this book would be spent toward projects in Afghanistan. Particularly, my hope is to build a women-children hospital with an adjacent research facility.

SUPER HOT INTELLIGENCE BRIEFING (tags)

SUPER HOT INTELLIGENCE BRIEFING and ALERT on the occupation of America by the Bush/Clinton Crime Syndicate + Mossad + MI6 + KGB

On Terrorism and Mass Media (tags)

Reply to questions by Ms. Roselyn Beltran, BA Journalism student at the University of the Philippines (UP), for a paper on "Terrorism and Mass Media"

Operation Cyclone & Terrorism (tags)

The CIA's "Operation Cyclone" - Stirring the Hornet's Nest of Islamic Unrest

Electrical shock to testicles NOT torture so says Congress (tags)

To use electrical shock on testicles is NOT torture so says our self-proclaimed 'Family Values', sold-out, extortion-friendly, NON-representative Congress!!! Presumably okay for female labia as well???

Code Name "Northwoods" (tags)

What was conceived with Northwoods was nothing but blatant state terrorism perpetrated by a superpower supposedly spreading freedom, democracy and human rights worldwide.. Truth is the first victim before and in every war.

Israeli Espionage Nest with Bushfraud as the Stooge (tags)

The Washington Post will report tomorrow that Bush had Colin Powell fired on November 10, 2004. Question: Who was Undersecretary of State under Colin Powell? Answer – 9-11, Iraq-Gate, WMD, Mossad asset Marc Grossman. The dots now have been fully connected. The Israeli espionage nest directed against the entire U.S. Government with closet queen Bushfraud as the stooge.

SUPER HOT BREAKING INTEL: CIA Rendition Gate is Now 9-11 TreasonGate (tags)

Mahar Arar, framed Canadian computer programmer who was put on a terror watchlist by Canadian and U.S. Government officials and sent to Syria on a CIA rendition flight (where he was tortured) had actually infiltrated the noted Wildcard-Lt. Vreeland-Dept. of Naval Intelligence, Toronto Ontario Canada cell-nest.

Against Terrorism... (tags)

Against Terrorism...

US commander tells Filipinos: Do not be ‘hostages’ of history (tags)

A top US commander appealed yesterday to residents of this island province "not to be ‘hostages’ of the historic 1906 Bud Daho Battle" that killed thousands of Tausugs, mostly women and children, for their defiance of the US colonial rule. Col. James Linder, commander of the Joint Operations Special Task Force in the Philippines, made the appeal after a Catholic priest here urged the US government to issue an apology to the people of Sulu, who commemorated the centennial anniversary of the Bud Daho Battle (Battle of the Clouds)

Was September 11 a Great Conspiracy? (tags)

More than ten million have watched "Loose Change" on the Internet since April.. 42 per cent of Americans believe the US government and the 9/11 commission concealed things in connection with the attacks.

How Serious is the U.S. Government about Online-Gambling? (tags)

While the US Government bans online gambling, American firms produce online gambling software.

9-11 Inside-Job Theory Creeps into Mainstream (tags)

by Andrew Broman

Campaigning about 9/11 (tags)

Overwhelming evidence condemns the U.S. Government as the Perpetrator of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York. We must conduct the vital work of Public Information Campaigning to educate & politically activate the duped Public concerning the real terrorists.

Get Filipino OFW’s Out of Lebanon, (tags)

Up to now, less than 2,000 out of the 30,000 have returned to the Philippines. The President’s promise to “evacuate all Filipinos out of Lebanon” is just another empty promise that she is fond of making to endear herself to the country but to no avail. What we see now is the slow pace of evacuation being done by the government. There is no serious plan on the part of the Manila government to get the majority of Filipino OFW’s out of harm’s way.

Deport Bolante Back to the Philippines, (tags)

The AJLPP calls on the US government to act and deport Arroyo’s bagman Bolante. We likewise call on the Philippine government to prosecute Bolante as soon as he is returned to the Philippines. Only then we can believe that they are both serious in fighting corruption in the Philippines. Otherwise, we are just watching another charade in the making. Peace will only be another victim in the altar of self-appointed high priests of immorality, corruption and greed.

Michael Ray pleads guilty (tags)

— A former protégé of Sen. Panfilo Lacson pleaded guilty on Monday to unauthorized possession of US government defense documents. Former police senior superintendent Michael Ray Aquino’s guilty plea spared himself a possible life sentence and also spared the US government a messy trial that could highlight weaknesses on how it guards its secrets.

Exposing the 9/11 Conspiracy Wingnuts (tags)

An expose of the 9/11 conspiracy wing nuts endangering the very core of our democracy, and world peace.

US Questioned About Police Brutality by UN Committee Against Torture (tags)

Committee Members Call for Action on TASERs, Burge Torture Cases

Boycott Against Immigrant Repression and for Gulf Coast Reconstruction! (tags)

May 1st – “May Day” – is celebrated by millions of workers throughout the world to express the need for worker solidarity in the struggles for workers rights and human rights. It began based on a struggle by US workers in the 1880’s for the eight-hour day and in opposition to government repression against the labor movement. The May 1st Boycott must also be a mobilization that calls for a major campaign to build Black and Brown unity as an anchor for the unity of people of color and workers in struggling for human rights and global justice.

Meet Tuesdays 6:30 PM to plan May 20 US Hands off Cuba/Venezuela (tags)

Join us to help build the May 20 Los Angeles demonstration against US intervention in Cuba and Venezuela. The meetings are every Tuesday until May 20. @ UCLA Downtown Labor Center, 675 S. Park View Street, Los Angeles (between 7th Street and Wilshire Blvd.). See Cuba Solidarity (cubasolidarity.com) for more information on the national mobilizations. On May 20 this year Mr. Bush will announce further attacks on Cuban sovereignty and everyone's right to travel and trade with Cuba.

Direct Action. (tags)

Commentary on US justice movements.

Against Hollywood and Globalization: UNESCO and Cultural Diversity (tags)

The Convention on Protection of Cultural Diversity was passed at the UNESCO General assembly over the objection of the isolated US government.

Sonoran antelope habitat fragmented by border wall (tags)

With all the economic hype about the border wall, would like to introduce to the human population a resident of the desert that considers both sides of the imaginary US/Mex border their home..

The UN as Stopgap by Eric Chauvistre (tags)

"First of all, the question must be raised whether Iraq is actually a military problem that could be solved with more troops. This is assumed by Bush and others.."

Panamanian Abducted in LA by Police, Missing (tags)

Panamanian American arrested in LA on January 7.

Less than a Thousandth of Military Spending (tags)

The $350 million that Bush finally made available is embarrassing compared to the current arms budget of $401.7 billion. US relief for the catastrophe in Asia amounts to less than a thousandth of military spending.

Domestic Terrorist's Identified here! (tags)

Classified US Government Technology / December 20th, 2004 http://www.wally1.com http://www.raven1.net http://expage.com/whatlawenforcement http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Campus/2289/webpage.htm The United States government now has surveillance technology than can electronically see and hear through walls. Agents of the US government can move into a neighboring house and conduct complete surveillance of you in your home completely without your knowledge. The agents will never have to enter your home and place ...

MANY AMERICANS QUIETLY SUPPORT THE COURAGEOUS IRAQI RESISTANCE! (tags)

In the Oliver Stone Vietnam War movie "Platoon", one African American soldier says that, "The U.S. has been going around kicking everybody else's ass for so long, I know that it's about time that the U.S. got its *own* ass kicked." THAT TIME HAS COME AGAIN!!

"We do not boast of our victory": Hugo Chavez (tags)

"I am not the most important. What is central is a humanist project, an alternative to capitalism, a concept, an experience and a new dream that will increase in honor and dignity.. The world has many reasons to doubt declarations of the US government.."

Resurgent America: Crimes and Times of Reagan (tags)

Ronald Reagan--the U.S. president from 1981 to 1989--relentlessly drove this planet to the very brink of nuclear world war--while preaching, with a fundamentalist fervor, that a nuclear Armageddon was "winnable." Now Reagan has finally died. And this empire, its leaders and its utterly shameless media are all honoring this monster. This myth-making, this utter reversal of right and wrong, says a lot about them and their system. And it says a lot about this moment in history--when American is in a midst of a new aggressive global offensive.

Mistakes and Apologies (tags)

Mistakes that are not mistakes in reality, but part of a strategy of US global domination and apologies that are insincere or ludicrous.

Torture and Brutality, America's New World Order (tags)

After failing to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq or identifying any connection between Saddam Hussein?s regime and al Qaeda, the US government tried to justify its bloody war on the people of Iraq by asserting that it freed Iraqi people from a brutal and fascist regime. They claimed that the world had become safer without the Baath regime and that the US would build the first democracy in the Arab world as a symbol and role model for other countries in the region.

911 Commission Hearings--The Logic of War and Empire (tags)

The recent 911 Commission hearings reveal the grim truth--the rulers--both Republicans and Democratcs--actually plan to, if anything, more aggressively pursue their war against the people of the world in the name of their "war against terrorism"

The Liars War or the Case of the Vanishing WMD's (tags)

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US Government Betrayal (tags)

US Government Betrayal of America

Only One KKK and Its "White" (tags)

In response to the ignorant post below about a "hispanic KKK," there is no such thing. There is only one KKK and it is made up of misguided people of European descent who falsely claim this land as well as a bogus sense of racial purity.

Post-9/11, this doesn't seem all that weird (tags)

And back in 2001, he and Slansky defended another unpopular man in another very murky case. The man was Delmart Edward Vreeland, an American locked up in the Don jail who was wanted in his own country for credit card fraud. What was unusual about Vreeland was his claim that the U.S. government had advance knowledge of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Reparations Tribunal Subpoenas George Bush and Other Officials (tags)

George W. Bush Called to Answer for U.S. Government International Law Crimes Against African People

Censorship at Oprah.com (tags)

In the wake of 9/11 Oprah was the only mainstream talk show host who attempted to address the issue of US foreign policy. She encouraged people, Americans in particular, to "wake up" to what the government was doing. Her shows on Anti-Americanism and Why Attack Iraq generated huge discussion and debate, not least of which on her message boards.

New McCartyism at Oprah.com (tags)

Help defend the 1st Amendment at Oprah.com message boards,where moderators and a group of rightwing posters have imposed censorship of anything critical of the US government.

African People Take U.S. to Court (tags)

Report from Press Conference at U.N. Headquarters announcing 12th Session of International Tribunal on Reparations for African People in the U.S. Set for Nov. 15-16 in Philadelphia

Indigenous People's Day (tags)

How do European immigrants with any consciousness address the genocidal acts committed against the Indigenous Peoples of this land called North America?

America's Camp Delta, Guantanamo: 660 Prisoners, 42 Countries, No Rights, No Cha (tags)

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"The Weather Underground" opens 8/29 at NuArt (tags)

On Friday, 8/29, "The Weather Underground" opens at the NuArt Theater.

Attack On RaiseTheFist Was Really An Attack On WEF Protest (tags)

Here's the real reason raisethefirst.org webmaster Sherman Austin was railroaded by the entire US Government.

Pentagon's Betting Parlor of Assassinations and Coups (tags)

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The Breakdown of a Lie (tags)

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War Crimes in the Name of Freedom: 227 Years.... (tags)

As Americans prepare to celebrate their Independence Day this July 4, 2003, with a grandiose glorification of ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—and wars from days past--it’s worth remembering those millions of civilians and/or non-combatants who have died at the hands of unconstrained and psychopathic American power.

When 9-11 theories go bad (tags)

I won't argue that the U.S. government does not engage in brutal, murderous skulduggery from time to time. But the notion that the U.S. government either detected the attacks but allowed them to occur, or, worse, conspired to kill thousands of Americans to launch a war-for-oil in Afghanistan is absurd.

*The Weather Underground* opens 7/25 in SF (tags)

On Friday, 7/25 in San Francisco, a compelling new documentary about the rise and fall of the infamous U.S. radicals whose goal was the violent overthrow of the U.S. gov't opens at the Castro Theater.

Lies the Government Told Us Part 3 (tags)

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Enron Used U.S. Government to Bully Developing Nations (tags)

WASHINGTON, May 29 (IPS) - Defunct energy giant Enron used the U.S. government to coerce the World Bank and poor nations to grant concessions and resolve its investment problems, according to documents and correspondence released by the Treasury Department.

Via Campesina Requests Action in Sacramento (tags)

Via Campesina is an international movement which coordinates peasant organizations of small and middle-scale producers, agricultural workers, rural women, and indigenous communities from Asia, Africa, America, and Europe. It is an autonomous, pluralistic movement, independent from all political, economic, or other denomination. It is integrated by national and regional organizations whose autonomy is jealously respected.

Who Exactly are the Paranoid Anti-Americans? (tags)

Remember, these terrorists are brilliant. They are so brilliant that they anticipated and managed to piggy-back the September 11th attacks on top of two drills going on that morning. (One, a CIA drill, where an airplane crashing into a building was to be "simulated", and the other, a semi-annual NORAD drill apparently intended to "test" our nations defenses against attack.)

RW: U.S. In Iraq: The "Shoot-To-Kill" Occupiers (tags)

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Franks War CrimesTrial, Belgium (tags)

On Wednesday, a human rights lawyer filed a case with the federal prosecutors whose purpose is to arraign Thomas Franks, the commander of the American troops in Iraq, for crimes against humanity. This may be the only judicial means, anywhere on earth, of holding the US government to account for its actions.

Microsoft Delivers Chip Contract (tags)

Microsoft completes program for U.S. Government...

Is The U.S. Silencing the Really Free Press? (tags)

The question is: Is the U.S. Government following an active policy of shutting down any outlet contradicting their Lies?

LONG LIVE TRUTH, JUSTICE, PEACE AND FREEDOM!!!! (tags)

LONG LIVE TRUTH, JUSTICE, PEACE AND FREEDOM!!!!

DID THE ''PEACE MOVEMENT'' FAIL? (tags)

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Craig Rosenbaugh on the Anti-War Struggle (tags)

An excellent analysis of why the peace movements fail to stop war and a call for radical direct action.

RW: An Unjust and Illegitimate War (tags)

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Craig Rosebraugh on the Anti-War struggle (tags)

As the U.S. led military campaign gets fully under way in the very near future, the question remains… how far is the anti-war movement in the United States willing to go to stop the U.S. government and its unceasing atrocities? How far are you willing to go, what are you willing to do to stop the massive bloodshed once again caused by the U.S. government?

FBI whistleblower: 'We can't stop terrorism unleashed by Iraq war.' (tags)

(a conservative view, and not a "neo-conservative" take, which often is cozy with fascists)

SOA 86 Sentencing Statement (tags)

"...it is the U.S. Government and the U.S. Army who are guilty of crimes: the crimes of fraud and terrorism carried out by the proxy agents of U.S. policy trained at this school, and the subsequent cover-up that has ensued, which, in the end, further demonstrates the corruption and moral and ethical bankruptcy present."

IF THEY WANT A WAR, LET'S GIVE THEM ONE (tags)

This is the text from an San Francisco Bay Area anarchist anti-war flyer.

SPINNING FOR WAR - ALERT (tags)

As the case for war collapses from the weight of lies we have entered a dangerous period where the criminals in the White House are likely, in desperation, to do anything to get their war.

On the US arrests of Middle Eastern immigrants. (tags)

On the Mass Arrests of Middle Eastern immigrants in California The language of fascism is always cloaked in subterfuge. And it is just this sort of duplicitous language that the U.S. government is employing to describe the mass arrest -- under the dishonest pretext of 'voluntary registration' -- of hundred, perhaps thousands of Middle Eastern men, many of them Iranians, in the last week in California.

Re "loans" To Israel: They're Never Paid Back. (tags)

Letter re "loans" to Israel. In a "nut shell" they're never paid back.

Conspiracy Theories and 9-11 (tags)

An argument listing the numerous advantages of the fear and patriotism inspired by 9-11 to Bush's domestic and foreign policies and speculating about possible complicity given many discrepancies about the events of 9-11.

A Million New Terrorists (tags)

"With its retreat from international obligations and agreements, the struggle against international terrorism and its posture in the Middle East conflict, the US government is now entangled in politics with double standards." Translated from the German

US Ministry of Fear (tags)

The REAL Shadow US Government at Work

CNN Censored Afghanistan War (tags)

An insightful short piece at Counterpunch.Com reveals how CNN willingly censored its coverage of the war in Afghanistan. For those who are still skeptical as to how this international corporate news giant has become a mere "lapdog" of the U.S. government and military, this is a must read.

Stop "Star Wars" (tags)

Write a letter to oppose the U.S. government's plan to pursue a "Star Wars" missile-defense boondoggle.

Rebuilding the global heroin trade (tags)

Knowing--and perhaps caring--very little about 9/11, the US Government has used the terror attacks as a pretext for regaining control of the heroin industry from the Taliban regime that nearly destroyed it long before 9/11.

FBI Seized remote backups of Raisethefist.com (tags)

RaiseTheFist under seige by U.S Government

The UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT is the World's Greatest TERRORIST ORGANIZATION (tags)

The government and military of the United States of America have committed massive acts of international terrorism and brutal genocide — throughout the 20th century.

US charged with terrorism (maybe in the near future) (tags)

The US government's actions in Afghanistan meets a dictionary definition of the word "terrorism". Someone in the UN should make an official charge. I am sure that the US government will claim self defense and no resolution condemning the US will pass, but hopefully after that incident the US government will act more sanely.

"The Two Faces of the U.S. Government" (tags)

Posted by Paul Hays of the Progressive Socialist Congress

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