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America Reacts to a Low-Point (tags)
With Doug Jones' victory in the Alabama senate race, the end of the Trump era moves a little closer. The left and moderates can only win together. In the GOP tax heist, the rich and the richest will be given permanent Christmas presents.The social contract means compromise
Time to Start Imagineering a Post-Ayatollah Iran (tags)
This article looks at the events in Iran, and asks how the US and Israel can help the Iranian people overthrow the Mullahs, to regain their freedom.
Time to Start Imagineering a Post-Ayatollah Iran (tags)
This article looks at the events in Iran, and asks how the US and Israel can help the Iranian people overthrow the Mullahs, to regain their freedom.
The Shortwave Report 01/20/17 Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK World Radio Japan.
Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda (tags)
Former congressional staffers reveal best practices for making Congress listen.
Trump and the Hospice of Hope (tags)
That the political culture in the US could wash up a television star and notorious racist to the top of the country was not entirely bizarre. Voter turnout in the US was always low. Politico.com lists the names of all 538 electors who vote on Dec 19. If 37 change their minds, Trump could be blocked.
To Defeat Trump … And the Democrats, Fight for Workers Revolution (tags)
After all the media hype, suddenly it turned out that Republican Donald Trump was elected. The racist, sexist, immigrant-bashing, woman-molesting Trump would be the next CEO of the United States and commander-in-chief of U.S. imperialism. In deep shock and disbelief, tens of millions asked, how could this happen? In Muslim, Latino, African American and immigrant families there was raw fear. Soon mass protests began, with many chanting “Not My President” (as if Democrat Clinton, a certified warmonger, would have been?). At the same time, racist incidents multiplied. It is urgently necessary to fight back, but the question is how? The answer depends on understanding what happened, and why. Trump certainly mobilized the hard-core racist vote, and better-off middle class voters. But what put him over the top was the vote of residents of dying small towns and white workers in the Rust Belt, who have seen their jobs destroyed and cities devastated. The fact is that with their economic policies, the Democrats pushed millions of workers into the arms of Trump. What is urgently needed is to break from the Democrats, Republicans and all capitalist parties and build a class-struggle workers party. Such a party would fight for a program of mass workers action against the deportations, for workers defense guards against racist attacks, and to oppose the imperialist war drive in a struggle leading to workers revolution.
Lumumba Tribunal Weighs Obama Legacy (tags)
On the occasion of the looming presidency change in the Unitedstates facade of the current military-industrial complex, an African sovereignty group which formed after the assassination of Gaddafi has held a tribunal billing Unitedstates policy in the eight years period. It said that for an insight into the change this presidency period made, the assault against Libya was the main benchmark. Not only is it a showcase for its inferior motives, but it also produced considerable fallout upon the election campaign.
The Shortwave Report 09/09/16 Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba.
#EmailGate Obama Lynch Clintons Assange Guccifer 2 The Inside Story (tags)
#EmailGate Obama Lynch Clintons Assange Guccifer 2 The Inside Story
61 Reasons To Vote Against Hillary Clinton (tags)
California's primary can change the world.
Henhawk Hillary Clinton Argued That Gaddafi Be Murdered And Libya Be Bombed (tags)
Hillary Clinton has aggressively promoted war in 12 countries, helping kill millions
The 12 Wars And Bombed Countries of Clinton and Obama (tags)
The California primary can change the destiny of the planet. Please vote against Clinton and Trump.
The Shortwave Report 05/27/16 Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio.
A Case Against Hillary Clinton, Candidate Of Endless War (tags)
More hawkish than Obama, more willing to murder prisoners than her husband, a tyrant who woudl force parents to submit their chidlren to toxic vaccines, Clinton is tied to the military industrial complex
Hillary's Guns, Hillary's Consequences (tags)
Should someone you love die in Hillary's illegal immoral bankrupting wars Hillary Clinton has spread poverty in the US by promoting the diversion of money from schools, hospitals, bridges, firefighting planes, etc. to endless war in 7 illegal war zones
Executioner Merrick Garland, Denier Of Prisoner Rights (tags)
Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court is more of the same, indicating an executioner justice who would continue policies of endless war.
18 Reasons To Vote Against Henhawk Hillary (tags)
Hillary Clinton voted for the Iraq War fiasco which has created incredible suffering for soldiers and civilians, a war which has cost trillions Its only consequence has been to multiply hatred of Americans around the world and to spawn ISIL
The Shortwave Report 03/25/16 Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK World Radio Japan.
Merrick Garland Opposed Guantanamo Prisoner Rights, Expanded Citizens United Theft (tags)
Garland's decisions on Guantanamo, Citizens United, defendants etc. have helped only the military and the rich. He may have coveredup the CIA role in the bombing of the OKC
White House petition to determine whether Donald Trump violated any federal laws (tags)
Yeah, it's kinda anticlimactic to go after Trump for a fraud case when he's planning hideous attacks on minorities, but remember that Al Capone wasn't convicted of gangsterism, but of income tax evasion.
Yesterday’s “Obama Socialists,” Today’s Bernie Boosters (tags)
The League of Pre-Squeezed Lemons
Turkey's Downing of a Russian Fighter Jet Moves the Doomsday Clock Very Close to Midnight (tags)
To NOT Have the World "Go Into the Dark" (Per LBJ's Daisy Commercial Warning) the Mainstream Media & Administration Should Discard President Obama's "Look Forward Not Back" Iraq War Policy & Investigate & Report On Its Real Origins, Goals & Relationship to the Present Crisis -- the Solution to Which Is U.S.-Russian Partnership.
New Book Rips Hillary Clinton (tags)
NYT Perpetuates the Myth about Obama Killing Osama (tags)
European Council Backs US Imperial Policy on Syria (tags)
Obama Could Stop Israeli State Terror with One Phone Call He Won't Make (tags)
CBS' 60 Minutes Interviews America's Liar-in-Chief (tags)
Putin: The Preeminent World Leader (tags)
Putin Checkmates Obama (tags)
Assad's Struggle Against US Imperialism (tags)
The Latest NYT Propaganda Piece on Syria (tags)
US and Rogue Allies Plot Plan B in Syria (tags)
Obama's Phony War on ISIS (tags)
Propaganda War on Russia in High Gear (tags)
US and Russia: Geopolitical Opposites (tags)
Irresponsible Putin Bashing Following His UN Address (tags)
Dueling Ideologies in New York: Putin v. Obama (tags)
All Eyes on Putin (tags)
Republican Race Tightens: Does It Matter? (tags)
Putin and Obama to Meet at UN (tags)
Obama's Duplicitous Remarks Welcoming Pope Francis (tags)
America: The World's Greatest Threat (tags)
Russia's Real Involvement in Syria (tags)
The Big Lie About Russian Forces in Syria (tags)
Irresponsible US China Bashing (tags)
Obama Talks Peace, Wages Endless Wars of Aggression (tags)
Putin v. Obama on Syria (tags)
US Drones Attack Syria's Military (tags)
US Media Ignore US Responsibility for Refugee Crisis (tags)
Senate Fails to Block Iran Nuclear Deal (tags)
US Phony War on ISIS (tags)
Anti-Netanyahu Rage (tags)
Western Logic: War Is Peace (tags)
US/Media Misinformation on Russian/Syrian Relations (tags)
Israel's Failed Anti-Iranian Nuclear Deal Campaign (tags)
Washington Intends Breaching Iran Nuclear Deal (tags)
Obama's War on Venezuela (tags)
Famine Stalks Yemen (tags)
No Letup in Anti-Russian Propaganda (tags)
Two Reports on Yemen Ignore Obama's Aggression (tags)
Obama Voting Rights Act Demagoguery (tags)
Obama Wants Gitmo Hunger Striker Tariq Ba Odah Dead (tags)
Facade of Diplomacy Masks Same Old US Latin American Policy (tags)
Obama and Putin to Address General Assembly in September (tags)
Obama Heads for Full-Scale War on Syria (tags)
Obama's Duplicitous Iran Nuclear Deal Speech (tags)
CISA: Another Police State Law Obama Wants Passed (tags)
UK Special Forces Fighting Assad in Syria (tags)
Obama Orders Airstrikes to Defend ISIS in Syria (tags)
Joe Biden to Challenge Hillary? (tags)
Illegitimate Show Trial Sentences Gaddafi's Son to Death (tags)
Assad Vows to Defend Syria's Homeland (tags)
Iran Nuclear Deal Aftermath: Greater Regional Destabilization? (tags)
Iran Nuclear Deal: The Real Battle Begins (tags)
Life in Donetsk: Resilient Despite Obama's Continuing Proxy War (tags)
US Obstructing Iran Nuclear Deal (tags)
Obama Declares Permanent War on Humanity (tags)
UN Declares Highest Humanitarian Emergency Level in Yemen (tags)
Trans-Pacific Partnership Guarantee (tags)
Russia Vows Continued Support for Embattled Syria (tags)
Obama's Latest Demagoguery (tags)
New York Times Big Lies (tags)
Putin Straight Talk v. Obama Doubletalk (tags)
Dirty Fast Track Politics (tags)
Manufacturing Nonexistent Putin War on Ukraine (tags)
Jeb Bush Makes His Presidential Candidacy Official (tags)
Obama Bombs Libya (tags)
Israel and Its Lobby Aim to Sabotage an Iranian Nuclear Deal (tags)
Hillary Clinton: Profile of Rogue Leadership (tags)
Presstitute Media Support Anti-Consumer Fast Track Legislation (tags)
House Rejects Fast Track Authority - For Now (tags)
Washington's Phony War on ISIS (tags)
Obama Wants More Sanctions on Russia (tags)
Obama on Israel: Phony Criticism, Continuing Business As Usual (tags)
Secret Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) (tags)
New York Times Editors Love Ruthless Despots (tags)
Ukraine Threatens Total Blockade on Donbass (tags)
Obama Memorial Day Big Lies (tags)
Mission Creep in Syria (tags)
Obama Wants Extreme Yemeni Pain and Suffering Inflicted (tags)
US/Iranian Relations: Back to Square One? (tags)
Obama DID NOT Kill Bin Laden! (tags)
Obama's Duplicitous V-Day Remarks (tags)
Omar Khadr: Free at Last? (tags)
Obama to Recognize Palestinian Statehood? (tags)
US Wars Kill Mostly Civilians (tags)
The Shortwave Report 04/24/15 Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Sputnik Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba.
US-Sponsored Slow-Motion Genocide in Yemen (tags)
Netanyahu Insists Iran Deal Include His Demands (tags)
Obama's Endless War on Humanity (tags)
BREAKING: WikiLeaks Leaks TPP Draft!!! (tags)
An ambitious 12-nation trade accord pushed by President Obama would allow foreign corporations to sue the United States government for actions that undermine their investment “expectations” and hurts their business, according to a classified document.
Obama's Dirty War on Yemen (tags)
Obama, Rogue Arab States Support Mass Murdering Yemenis (tags)
Obama: Tool Of The Cruel Plans To Extend Afghanistan War, The US' Longest (tags)
Obama has announced he is not withdrawing troops as he promised by the end of 2014
Israel Joins Obama's War on Yemen (tags)
Phony US Support for Ending Palestime's Occupation (tags)
US-Created Violence and Chaos in Yemen (tags)
Israel Wants Iran Nuclear Deal Blocked (tags)
President Obama Insults Intelligence of America’s Youth By Dictating Priorities (tags)
Rather than listening to his young constituents, President Obama disregards their highest priority—ending the failed pot prohibition policy of the United States—and condescendingly substitutes his own narrow-minded vision for the future.
Fight Back! News Activism (tags)
US Provocations on Russia's Borders (tags)
Obama's War on Russia (tags)
Obama Risks WW III (tags)
Model Venezuelan Democracy v. US Imperial Lawlessness (tags)
Obama Reevaluating US Position on Israel? Don't Bet On It (tags)
Israeli Election Postmortems (tags)
Does Obama Plan Cuba-Style Blockade on Venezuela? (tags)
Washington and Kiev Willfully Sabotaging Minsk Agreement (tags)
The New York Times War on Truth Revisited (tags)
Venezuelan Anti-Imperialist Enabling Law (tags)
Obama Declares Venezuelan Democracy a Threat to US National Security (tags)
Obama's Demagoguery in Selma (tags)
Obama's Neocon Infested Administration (tags)
Hawkish US Senator Charged with Corruption (tags)
Washington Prepares for Ground War in Syria (tags)
Netanyahu Postmortems (tags)
Poroshenko Prepares for More War (tags)
Netanyahu at AIPAC (tags)
Obama's War on Humanity at Home and Abroad: Roland John's Appalling Mistreatment (tags)
NYT Editors Supp;ort Fascist Extremism (tags)
Nemtsov Murdeer: Anti-Putin False Flag! (tags)
The Scourge of US-Installed Fascism in Europe's Heartland (tags)
Nazi Kiev Offiial Greeted in Ottawa and Washington (tags)
Kiev Junta Plans Renewed Aggression (tags)
Turkish Forces Attack Syrian Troops (tags)
Obama's Ukraine Agenda (tags)
Obama's Demagoguery on Counteering Viiolent Extremism (tags)
Poroshenko Wants NATO Troops in Donbass (tags)
Minsk Agreement: What's Most important to Know (tags)
Venezuela Foils Obama's Coup Plot (tags)
Obama Wants To Be Czar... Asks For More Powers Of War (tags)
Obama has asked for war powers to bomb civilians, adults, voiceless beings with more tens of billions stolen from US taxpayers.... while 66,000 bridges at home need repair... etc etc
What's Next in Donbas? (tags)
Obama Is Leading the Way Toward Economic Catastrophe (tags)
"...important trading partners—Japan, China, others in Asia—are employing a nasty trade strategy from the early thirties known as “beggar thy neighbor.” They are weakening the value of their own currencies (and boosting the dollar’s value) so their exports will be cheaper than competing American products..."
Obama's New National Security Strategy: Ugly Business As Usual (tags)
Netanyahu: Symbol of Rogue Governance (tags)
No Breakthroughs in Syrian Peace Talks (tags)
Nuland at Brookings (tags)
Islamic State Recruiter Admits Getting Funds from America (tags)
Russia Responds to Obama's Bombastic State of the Union Address (tags)
America's Abysmal State (tags)
Obama's Phony Middle Class Tax Relief Plan (tags)
Charlie Hebdo Fallout in America (tags)
Paris Killings Aftermath: War on Civil Liberties (tags)
Who'll Sanction the Sanctioner? (tags)
Obama: How Many Kids Did You Kill Today? (tags)
Cuba Bashing (tags)
US/Russia Reset? Hold the Cheers (tags)
Escalated US Wars Ahead? (tags)
The Year Ahead (tags)
Putin's Approval Rating v. Obama's (tags)
A Holiday Season Message (tags)
G-77 Countries+China Rebuke America (tags)
Blessed Are the Peacemakers (tags)
US Attempted Color Revolution in Russia? (tags)
Targeting Russia Escalates (tags)
Longstanding US Cuba Policy: Regime Change (tags)
Thaw in US/Cuban Relations? (tags)
Obama's Phony Turning Point (tags)
Crime Without Punishment (tags)
Obama's World (tags)
Kissinger Geopolitics (tags)
Obama v. Venezuela's Maduro (tags)
US and Israel: Partners in High Crimes Against Peace (tags)
Risking War with Russia (tags)
Obama: War Criminal, Tyrant, Torturer, Racist, Corporate Tool, World-Class Thug (tags)
Ashton Carter at DOD Means More War (tags)
Battleground America (tags)
UN Committee Against Torture Criticizes US Policy (tags)
Hagel Sacking Suggests More War (tags)
Obama's Sham Immigration Reform (tags)
Winter 2014 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! (tags)
Is Obama's Immigration Plan Too Modest? Proposals Cover Less Than Half of Nation's Undocumented
Stop the TTIP! (tags)
The European Commission suspended the secret TTIP negotiations for four months to get citizen consultation on the Investor-State-Dispute SettlementThis proposed parallel system with 3-person courts of arbitration allows corporations to sue for lost profits. Decisions are irrevocable.
Obamacare Designed as a Scam (tags)
Sabotaging P5+1 Talks (tags)
Mission Creep in Iraq (tags)
Hard Truths v. Obama Big Lies (tags)
America's Rogue Agenda (tags)
Duplicitous Ukrainian Electoral Postmortems (tags)
Obama Doublespeak Duplicity (tags)
How Obama's Rumors About Pres. Al-Assad Led to ISIS Growth (tags)
Since the beginning of the Syrian coup against Pres. Bashar Al-Assad the growth of fundamentalist terrorists in ISIS has grown exponentially in power every month. The seeds of the rebellion against the legitimate president of Syria originate in the rumor mill of the U.S. military-industrial complex under the reigns of one Barack Obama.
Obama's Phony War on Islamic State Militants (tags)
Obama Targets Free Expression (tags)
America: Humanity's Greatest Threat (tags)
MSM Support Brazen Lawlessness (tags)
Bombs Away: Official US Policy (tags)
Obama Wants Regime Change in Russia (tags)
Israel Part of US Anti-Syrian Coalition (tags)
Obama Launches Naked Aggression on Syria (tags)
Enlisting Support for Imperial War (tags)
Anti-Assad Extremists and Obama Plan Coordinated Attacks on Syria (tags)
Ukraine's President in Ottawa and Washingto (tags)
Russell Tribunal on Ukraine (tags)
Obama Declares Open-Ended Middle East War (tags)
Obama Threatens War on Humanity (tags)
NATO Summit Day Two (tags)
Mocking Putin's Good Faith Ukraine Peace Plan (tags)
Did Obama really save the Yezidis? (tags)
Did Obama really save the Yezidis? YPG (anarchist-inspired Syrian Kurdish forces) fought back the Islamic State (ISIS) starting on August 3rd, 2014
Obama Declares War on Syria (tags)
Obama Heading for War on Syria? (tags)
Clinton, Obama and the New Era of American Empire (tags)
Clinton did not hesitate to defend what she referred to as the “ugly” aspects of the Cold War—but did not name the nations in which the US had intervened, frequently to uphold or install brutal regimes which were reliably anti-Communist. She ignored equally covert interference in democratic nations.
8 Things to Know About the Iraq Crisis (tags)
We have options to support the people of Iraq, as well as tackle this crisis in a way that reflects America's best interests and 21st century realities. The US can work through the United Nations.
The New York Times War on Truth (tags)
Waging Genocidal War on Humanity (tags)
American Exceptionalism Justifies War on Humanity (tags)
Obama in Europe (tags)
Egypt's Illegitimate New President (tags)
Obama at West Point (tags)
Afghanistan: Permanent US Occupation Planned (tags)
The West Marches East, Part 1 (tags)
Russia can only be said to be an “aggressive” and “imperial” power so long as one accepts the unrelenting hypocrisy of U.S. and Western leaders. After all, it was not Russia that invaded and occupied Afghanistan and Iraq, killing millions.
Irresponsible Syria Bashing (tags)
Washington Risks Global War (tags)
56 Senators Try to Force Keystone XL Pipeline Past President Obama and the Public (tags)
A group of U.S. senators says it has enough votes to not only approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, but push it past President Barack Obama. The group consists of all 45 Republican senators and 11 Democrats. They introduced legislation for the pipeline on Thursday.
Sacking NYT Executive Editor Jill Abramson (tags)
Fighting for Internet Freedom (tags)
Los Angeles Joins Nationwide #WaveOfAction Occupation of FCC Offices to #SaveTheInternet (tags)
The #WaveOfAction to #SaveTheInternet swept through twenty cities across the United States on Thursday, May 15, 2014, as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on new rules to drastically change how the Internet operates.
Fake Ukrainian National Unity Talks (tags)
The West Marches East, Part 1 (tags)
"Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind... Language is an instrument we shape for our own purposes" (George Orwell).
Impeach Obama! Do It Now! (tags)
Ukraine at War (tags)
No to US Militarism in the Philippines and Asia-Pacific! (tags)
“To achieve enduring peace in the region, Asia must be de-militarized; its maritime waters assigned mainly for commerce; and its disputed territories declared as regional commons and war-free zones.”
US President Obama Visit in Manila (tags)
The small window of opportunity to forge an independent foreign policy that the Philippines gained with the expulsion of the US bases in 1992 will disappear with the impending signing of the Agreement on Enhanced Defense Cooperation with the US.
Confronting Russia and China Militarily (tags)
Russia Bashing Escalates (tags)
Obama's War on Net Neutrality (tags)
Obama Threatens Russia and China (tags)
Cold War 2.0 (tags)
Canada Targets Russia (tags)
Obama Heads for War in Ukraine (tags)
Israel Seeks Regional Anti-Iranian Alliance (tags)
Duplicitous Obama Civil Rights Hyperbole (tags)
Escalating War on Syria (tags)
Meet Obama's New HHS Chief (tags)
Obama's War on Immigrants (tags)
Madness in Ukraine (tags)
Reviewing James Petras' The Politics of Empire (Part II) (tags)
NATO Plans Global Dominance (tags)
Debunking Western Propaganda (tags)
Obama's Ruthless Egyptian Friends (tags)
Cold-Blooded Israeli Murder (tags)
Sanctions Wars (tags)
Heading Toward East/West Confrontation (tags)
Crimeans Choose Russia (tags)
Post-Crimean Referendum Propaganda (tags)
White House Crime Boss Powwow (tags)
Obama is no FDR; We're No Mass Movement (tags)
Les Leopold is the author of The Looting of America: How Wall Street's Game of Fantasy Finance destroyed our Jobs, Pensions and Prosperity, and What We Can Do About It  Chelsea Green Publishing, June 2009.
Putin v. Obama: Geopolitical Opposites (tags)
Crisis in Ukraine (tags)
Scoundrel Media War on Russia (tags)
The Damn Fool in the White House (tags)
Ukrainian Neo-Nazis Mobilize for War (tags)
Obama Warns Russia (tags)
Obama Includes Iranian Missiles in Nuclear Talks (tags)
Tea Party Cartoon Pokes Fun at Obama's Death (tags)
Conrad the Constitution, a tea party youtube series, depicts Obama's death in a fictional assasintion plot.
Briatain Harasses Human Rights Lawyer (tags)
Obama's Multiple Regime Change Fronts (tags)
Obama Plans Intervention Against Syria (tags)
Preordained Failure in Geneva (tags)
Grand Theft Healthcare (tags)
30 Kinds of (approved) TORTURE currently being used by the C.I.A. (tags)
Bush administration’s program of kidnapping “suspects,” a covert operation also known as “rendition,” continues under the Obama administration according to Reprieve Founding Director, Attorney Clive Stafford Smith. The following is a partial list of C.I.A. forms of torture:
Obama Violates Iran Geneva Agreement - Again (tags)
WMD Deception: Pretext for War on Syria (tags)
Obama Planning War on Syria? (tags)
Kerry Backs Keystone XL Pipeline (tags)
Reid Derails Fast Track (tags)
Obama's MyRA Proposal: Hold the Cheers (tags)
International Data Privacy Day (tags)
Obama Maintains a State of National Emergency (tags)
Beating Up on Russia (tags)
Shaky Syrian Peace Talks (tags)
Reactions to Obama's NSA Address (tags)
NSA's Fake War on Terror (tags)
Obama's Fake Economic Recovery (tags)
Rand Paul v. NSA Spying (tags)
Newspapers Push for Snowden Pardon (tags)
The New York Times and The Guardian (London) published major editorial statements on New Year's Day, reviewing the evidence that Edward Snowden's whistleblowing on NSA spying has largely been vindicated. They call for the creation of conditions that will allow Snowden to return home with dignity.
Legislating Tyranny (tags)
2014 Predictions (tags)
Iran Nuclear Talks Resume in Geneva (tags)
Making War, Not Peace, in Syria (tags)
New Iran Sanctions Bill (tags)
Digital Age Privacy Rights (tags)
US supported Death Squads Massacre Syrian Civilians (tags)
Obama Violates Geneva Agreement (tags)
Beltway Bandit Named Senior Obama Adviser (tags)
The Iran Sanctions Game (tags)
Tea Party: Extremism of the Middle (tags)
The Tea Party wants to return to an idyllic past that never really happened. The Tea Party wants to stop the accelerating descent of the white middle class by driving ideological ideas to the extreme. The right-wing hardliners believe capitalism could be reanimated if the state were shattered.
Healthcare.Gov Still Troubled (tags)
Proposed Senate Bill Risks Undermining Geneva (tags)
TPP Protesters Greet President Obama in Beverly Hills — in Pictures (tags)
[This is a subset of the full article, which was posted to LA Progressive. http://www.laprogressive.com/tpp-protesters-obama/ ]
Corporate power grab of Trans-Pacific Partnership clearer, but opposition building (tags)
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is crammed with corporate giveaways, confirmed by WikiLeaks publishing the intellectual property chapter.
Iran Nuclear Deal Bashing (tags)
No Breakthrough in Geneva (tags)
Permanent US Afghanistan Occupation (tags)
TPP: NAFTA on Steroids (tags)
Obama's Healthcare Fix (tags)
Challenging Wrongful Convictions (tags)
Veterans Day Hypocrisy (tags)
Reported Iranian Nuclear Deal: Hold the Cheers (tags)
When Prevention Becomes Paranoia (tags)
According to Bernd Greiner, more Americans die annually from deadly bee stings than from terrorism. The 68-antiwar movement should have taught us to redefine security, health, strength and happiness and not fall into the traps of militarism or financialization. Jobs create true security.
Greenpeace International Supporters Tell Russia's Putin "We Are Our Own Sovereign Nation " (tags)
Japan & Russia might be having problems over who gets which islands,but they both conspired to teach Greenpeace Activists a whale of a lesson..
Iraq Today: America's Genocidal Legacy (tags)
Israel Attacks Syria and Gaza (tags)
Obamacare Sticker Shock (tags)
Obama Encourages Spying on World Leaders (tags)
Lawless Drone Killings (tags)
Obama's War on Press Freedom (tags)
Labor Needs to Recalibrate and Fight (tags)
While the U.S. media has been obsessed with the in-fighting between Democrats and Republicans, as well as the recent government shutdown and the global/domestic ramifications of a possible government default, little attention has been paid to a looming disaster confronting working people: Obama is again threatening to cut “entitlement” programs, meaning Social Security and Medicare.
Obama's credibility - and that of his critics (tags)
Serge Halimi is an editor of Le Monde diplomatique.
World Reaction to US Government Shutdown (tags)
More on Inventing an Iranian Threat (tags)
Longstanding US/Iranian Relations (tags)
Netanyahu in Washington (tags)
WaPo Interviews Lavrov (tags)
Unchanged US Policy on Iran (tags)
Iran Bashing (tags)
Obama's General Assembly Address (tags)
Rogue State America (tags)
Obama Intends War on Syria (tags)
Janet Yellen Likely New Fed Chairwoman: Hold the Cheers (tags)
Media Scoundrels Wrongfully Blame Assad for Gas Attack (tags)
Washington and Israel Conspire to Oust Assad (tags)
Obama's War Plans on Syria Unchanged (tags)
Anti-Assad Media War Continues (tags)
Obamacare Rips Off Americans (tags)
Priority One: Stopping Obama's Rage for War (tags)
Obama's Hell Bent for War on Syria (tags)
Putin Challenges Obama Responsibly (tags)
No Change in Obama's War Plans (tags)
Undermining Russian/Syrian Peace Deal (tags)
Obama's War on Syria Delayed, Not Deterred (tags)
Obama's Rage for War on Syria (tags)
New York Times Wants War on Syria (tags)
Lavrov Calls Kerry's Bluff (tags)
Would Obama Open a Pandora's Box in a Strike on Syria? (tags)
"You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake" (Jeanette Rankin). "Every war has two losers (William Stafford). War is a horror and racket that has served as a profit-center and evasion. Orwell warned that war could become a domestic necessity to divert the people.
Obama Plans Shock and Awe Madness on Syria (tags)
Obama Making More Enemies Than Friends (tags)
Whither Obama? (tags)
SAN FRANCISCO: HANDS OFF SYRIA! (tags)
People gathered here on an unusually hot day-for SF- to rally and march in opposition to US plans to stage military attacks on Syria.
Obama Ignores Israel's War on Palestine (tags)
Obama Plans One of History's Great Crimes (tags)
Global Opposition to Attacking Syria (tags)
SYRIA ATTACK EXCUSE TO FINAGLE WAR WITH IRAN (tags)
Remember all the months of U.S. frustration with Iran not laying down and rolling over—that is after all the one-sided demands by the United States that feels it never has to treat any country like an equal—save its constant kissing of AIPAC, NEOCON, and Israel’s asses nonstop? Well all the horseshit about precise, punitive strikes is a stratagem to settle the Middle East situation once and for all. “To swallow and follow, weather old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind.” William E. Gladstone
Congress Asked By Obama To Ignore The Will Of The Peace Loving People of the US (tags)
As Barbara Boxer votes against the people of California and force missile strikes against the Syrian people in the Senate Committee, puppet Obama urges Congress to kill and ignore the people's peaceloving will
Spurious Anti-Iranian Accusations (tags)
Stop Obama's War on Humanity: A Personal Statement (tags)
Israeli Lobby Urges War on Syria (tags)
Anti-Syrian Media Bias (tags)
John Kerry Is A Ghoul In The Night of Living Dead (tags)
John Kerry now walks onto the graves of many, many to-soon-be-dead humans beings. He adamantly plays his well-crafted, seemingly rational justifications for more war; but his whole stage-craft of lies about knowing who is behind the chemical attacks, is a fraud of deceit as Biblical proportions. He is already a living corpse, a puppet for another Zionist-minted atrocity, similar to our Manchurian Candidate Barack Obama, both who lead this repeat of professional propaganda campaign, expecting the American public to swallow another pack of lies for another military and political fiasco (as if the U.S. can never learn from previous mistakes). Both have sold their souls to the devil of political push and shove.
NATO Chief Urges War on Syria (tags)
Impeach Obama Now! (tags)
Britain, France, Germany and Israel Lie for Obama (tags)
Why Was Syria Attacked? (tags)
Obama's War on Syria: Dissent in the Ranks (tags)
How the U.S. Political Left is Failing Over Syria (tags)
It’s now painfully clear that Obama’s war on Syria is a replay of Bush’s march to war in Iraq, both built on lies. Zero evidence has been put forth that proves the Syrian government used chemical weapons. On the contrary, evidence has been recorded that suggests the U.S.-backed Syrian rebels are responsible for the attack.
Israeli Lobby Targets Syria and Iran (tags)
Obama Intends Lawless Aggression on Syria (tags)
US State Terror Targets Syria (tags)
The Lie of “Limited” War Against Syria (tags)
The rats are jumping ship. Obama’s strongest allies can’t stomach the stench of lies that are the foundation of the war effort against Syria. Even England, whose entire foreign policy is reduced to asking “how high?” when the U.S. says “jump,” opted to stay grounded for Obama’s war drive.
Obama Invented Pretext for Lawless Aggression (tags)
Obama's America: Gangsterism Writ Large (tags)
Nobel Peace Laureate Obama Plans War on Syria Based on Lies (tags)
Senator v. President Obama on War and Peace (tags)
Obama's World: Peace a Convenient Illusion (tags)
Wage Slavery in the American Auto Industry: Obama’s Shame (tags)
The American auto industry is back in business in a big way. The carmakers are making enormous profits, direct from the blood, sweat and tears of autoworkers.
Obama's War on Syria Based on Lies (tags)
Obama's Cruise Missile Diplomacy (tags)
War With Syria and Its Repercussions (tags)
A U.S. invasion of Syria could be the first war based on a YouTube video. After a video was released showing victims of an alleged chemical weapons attack, England immediately declared the Syrian government responsible, while Obama began drawing up military plans, saying there was “little doubt” the Syrian Government was at fault (zero evidence currently exists to suggest this). An extra U.S. warship has already been deployed in response.
John Kerry's Colin Powell's Moment (tags)
Cheerleading War (tags)
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.
The AFL-CIO’s New Strategy: Inspiration or Hype? (tags)
After years of embarrassing denial, the AFL-CIO recently took its first baby step in addressing the crisis that has engulfed organized labor: it recognized there was a problem. In the run up to its national convention in early September in Los Angles, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka recently admitted that “what we’ve been doing isn’t working,” and consequently announced a new strategy that was, supposedly, a revolutionary break from the previously-failed strategy of organized labor.
Imminent US War on Syria? (tags)
Drumbeat for War on Syria (tags)
NSA Caught Red-Handed (tags)
Obama Appoints Spy Chief to Head NSA Investigation (tags)
Will or Won't Obama Attack Syria? (tags)
Larry Summers: Wall Street's Man (tags)
EU A Key NSA Target (tags)
Obama Spurns NSA Spying Reform (tags)
Presidential Medal of Freedom Hypocrisy Redux (tags)
Temper Tantrum Politics (tags)
Obama Shoots Himself in the Foot (tags)
Heightened Russia Bashing (tags)
Obama's Grand Bargain 2.0 (tags)
Bradley Manning: Victimized by Police State Injustice (tags)
Hardwired Inequality in America (tags)
America: Super-Bully Nation (tags)
Obama's Way: Waging Financial War on Humanity (tags)
Obama Plans Full-Scale War on Syria (tags)
What's Next for Syria? (tags)
US Courts Approve Indefinite Detention and Torture (tags)
When Is a Coup not One? (tags)
What's Next in Egypt? (tags)
Obama Threatens Humanity (tags)
How Edward Snowden and Syria Will Change Obama’s Foreign Policy (tags)
When the National Security Agency (NSA) spying scandal broke, so did the illusion that President Obama was significantly different than his predecessor, Bush Jr. Obama’s meticulously crafted image was specifically created as an alternative to Bush: Obama campaigned as a peace candidate who loved civil liberties and wanted to work with the UN instead of unilaterally launching wars.
Obama's New Climate Plan (tags)
Lynne Stewart Denied Compassionate Release (tags)
Nobel Peace Laureates Urge Obama and Kerry to Nix Keystone XL (tags)
Firmly linking the Keystone XL pipeline with climate change, 10 Nobel Peace Prize winners are urging President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry to reject the project.
Edward Snowden Charged Under the Espionage Act (tags)
Obama: The Worst of Nixon/Bush II Writ Large (tags)
Syria Is Becoming Obama's Iraq (tags)
In perfect Bush-like fashion, President Obama has invented a bogus pretense for military intervention in yet another Middle East country. The president’s claim that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons — and thus crossed Obama’s imaginary “red line” — will likely fool very few Americans, who already distrust their president after the massive NSA spying scandal.
Obama's Nuclear Arms Reduction Hoax (tags)
Obama's Berlin Moment (tags)
The Chemical Weapons Hoax (tags)
Who Killed the Syrian Peace Talks? (tags)
The long awaited Syrian peace talks — instigated by power brokers Russia and the United States — had already passed their initial due date, and are now officially stillborn.
The intellectual dead end of liberalism (tags)
Each fresh outrage by the Obama administration is met by a shrug of the shoulders or outright support by Democrats. With no clear ideas to fall back on, they meekly bleat “me, too” when the world’s industrialists and financiers pronounce their verdict on what is to be done.
Police State America in Good Hands with James Comey (tags)
Civil disobedience outside of Obama fundraiser calls for "Not One More" deportation (tags)
Friday, June 7, 2013
SANTA MONICA - Hundreds gathered and 11 were arrested--many of them risking deportation--in an act of civil disobedience calling on President Obama to usher in the planned legalization of millions of undocumented immigrants by halting all deportations. Protesters gathered to decry other issues as well, including the imposition of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The day's events were marred, however, by a shooting spree that occurred just blocks from the protests that took the lives of five and injured several more.
America's Student Loan Racket: Stiffer Debt Boondage Coming (tags)
Photos from Protest Against Obama (tags)
Since the NSA seems to be OK with swiping photos from Facebook, I'm going to do the same and post some photos by Mike Chickey, whom I don't know, but took some nice photos of the anti-Obama protests in West LA on Friday.
Freedom in America: Rest in Peace (tags)
Unconstitutional US Data-Mining (tags)
Obama Wants Whistleblowers Silenced (tags)
How Obama and Al-Qaeda Became Syrian Bedfellows (tags)
For a president that is executing Bush’s “war on terror” against Al-Qaeda and “its affiliates,” it seems odd that President Obama has targeted the secular Syrian government for “regime change.”
Obama calls Oklahoma tornado's toll 'hard to comprehend' (tags)
Standing by a pile of debris that once was an elementary school, President Barack Obama on Sunday called the destruction last week's tornado wrought in Moore, Oklahoma, "hard to comprehend" and vowed to provide long-term federal help in rebuilding.
Obama at Annapolis (tags)
Proposition C (tags)
It's almost hidden on the ballot, but it's worth considering. It's a flawed proposition, and probably "toothless", but worth voting for.
Closing Guantanamo—Why it’s Symbolically, Spiritually and Materially Important. (tags)
President Barack Obama has made a clear and convincing case for closing Guantanamo! Mostly the same reasons finally articulated were just as true when he initially took office. Closing the stigma of war, crime and national shame has always been a high agenda item for many Americans. It is now the watermark battle ground that could begin to show who or what really runs this country. But think of the mindless excuses from war hawks (including complicity by the mainstream media) to try to stop any transparency about Guantanamo prisoners. But there is simply no way President Obama can close this base on his own without major and active U.S. citizen and world support. How can Congress possibly stand in the way of the reasons President Obama announced for closing the Bush Legacy? Where is the Free Speech movement, where are the campus protests at Madison and Kent State Ohio?
US-Style Free Trade in Good Hands with Michael Froman (tags)
Tiptoeing Toward War on Syria (tags)
Syria: Upping the Stakes (tags)
US False Flag Pretext for War on Syria (tags)
America's War on Terror 2.0 (tags)
Target Syria: Allegations of Chemical Weapons Use (tags)
Terrorists "R" Us (tags)
Targeting Iran (tags)
Bush and Obama: Dangerous Narcissists (tags)
Creating a North Korean Threat (tags)
Globalized Torture (tags)
Obama's Neoliberal Budget (tags)
Social security cuts: Work until you drop (tags)
We have something here bigger than Barack Obama and whatever character flaws he might be perceived as possessing. Austerity is a bipartisan project.
Obama's War on Social America (tags)
Who Will Save Social Security and Medicare? (tags)
Before Social Security and Medicare existed, the elderly were either completely dependent on their children or were left to beg in the streets. These programs thus remain sacred to the vast majority of Americans. They allow the elderly dignity and independence instead of poverty and insecurity.
Permanent War: Longstanding US Policy (tags)
Guantanamo Hunger Strike Spreads (tags)
Monsanto Protection Act (tags)
How Obama Chose War Over Peace in Syria (tags)
With Syria on the brink of national genocide, outside nations have only two options: help reverse the catastrophe or plunge this torn nation deeper into the abyss. Countries can either work towards a peaceful political solution or they can continue to pour money, guns, and fighters into the country to ensure a steady gushing into the bloodbath.
What Follows Turkish/Israeli Reconciliation (tags)
Obama in Jerusalem (tags)
"Existential threat to Israel": Obama's relentless war effort against Iran and Syria (tags)
Syria and Iran are showing remarkable resilience and restraint in the face of extreme aggression by the U.S., Israel and NATO.
Unbreakable US/Israeli Ties (tags)
Obama’s Still Shopping for a Grand Bargain (tags)
President Obama’s recent closed-door sessions with Republican congressmen to reach a “grand bargain” has roused suspiciously little attention in the mainstream media. What scant reporting has occurred presents the following narrative: President Obama is a “middle ground” politician attempting to breach political divides with erstwhile Republican opponents. In reality these meetings are not between political opposites, but kindred spirits; perfectly matched ideologies that differ only in implementation, and only by degrees.
President Obama's hand in the Gift Fund (tags)
There's no "sequester" on President Obama's secret "gift" fund! 21 USCS Section 1702 Office of National Drug Control Policy 21 USCS 1702 (d)(1)(2)(3)
Obama Heads to Israel (tags)
Obama Killed Chavez (tags)
Gitmo Atrocities Continue (tags)
Penny Pritzker: Obama's Likely Commerce Secretary Choice (tags)
Chavez Succeeded Where Obama Failed (tags)
When President Obama campaigned in 2008 in Portland, Oregon over 70,000 people came to hear his speech. And although I missed the event, I was intrigued by the raw emotion that the candidate’s words inspired in my community. Obama re-visited Oregon during his 2012 campaign, but the inspiration had faded from his voice, and the audience had drastically changed.
A Government to be Feared (tags)
A Government to be Feared
Thomas Perez: Obama's Labor Secretary Choice (tags)
Chavez: Visionary Leader Extraordinaire (tags)
Sequester Chicken (tags)
Serial Killer Heads CIA (tags)
Oprah at Harvard (tags)
Obama Authorizes Killing Americans Domestically (tags)
Democrats and Labor: A Tale of Abuse (tags)
The Democratic Party’s participation in the recent national “sequester” cuts is yet another big dent in their love affair with organized labor. But break-ups are often a protracted process. Before a relationship ends there is usually a gradual deterioration based on irreconcilable differences, until the split becomes inevitable. The decades-long marriage of labor unions and the Democratic Party is nearing such a divorce. Labor unions are becoming frustrated as the Democrats flaunt their affair with corporate America and Wall Street.
More Controversial Obama Appointments (tags)
AFL-CIO’s Own Oil Disaster (tags)
With less than transparency, the AFL-CIO just issued a statement endorsing “expanding the nation’s pipeline system.” Although it did not explicitly endorse the Keystone XL pipeline, the labor federation nevertheless managed to extend its blessing to the project while hiding behind vague generalities. However, the logic of its position is unambiguous: the federation is in favor of extending pipelines in general and without qualification; the Keystone XL is a pipeline. Therefore logic compels us to infer that the federation supports the extension of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Obama Wades Deeper Into Syria’s Morass (tags)
The recent announcement that the United States would increase its “non lethal” military aid to Syria’s rebels shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. Some speculated that Obama — having been repeatedly proved wrong about the Syria government’s stability — would leave Syria in silent humiliation.
Hawkish Senators Want War on Iran (tags)
Obama's Asia Pivot (tags)
Austerity USA Begins March 1st (tags)
U.S. politicians have cried wolf over austerity long enough for the public to ignore them. A perfect time, then, for politicians to actually unleash the wolves. Barring an unlikely last minute deal, here’s a short list of some of the massive, national bi-partisan-created austerity cuts, according to the New York Times.
What the 1% Heard During Obama’s State of the Union Speech (tags)
When President Obama speaks, most Americans hear what he wants them to hear: lofty rhetoric and a “progressive” vision. But just below the surface the president has a subtly-delivered message for the 1%, whose ears prick up when their buzzwords are mentioned. Obama’s state of the union address was such a speech — a pro-corporate agenda packaged with chocolate covered rhetoric for the masses, easy to swallow, but deadly poisonous.
Israel's War Criminal of the Year Award (tags)
Israel's Racist of the Year Award (tags)
Escalating Tyranny in America (tags)
Medals for Murder (tags)
America's Deplorable State of the Union (tags)
Impeach Obama: A National Imperative (tags)
Obama’s Shakedown of Medicare (tags)
In a political era of corporate dominance it was inevitable that doublespeak would become the official language of Washington, DC. Now “cuts” to social programs are referred to as “savings,” while the destruction of these programs is “reform.” This is the essence of President Obama’s doublespeakish “Race to the Top” public education “reform,” as well as his yet-to-be-announced deficit plan based on Medicare “savings.”
Whitewashing Extrajudicial Killing (tags)
Washington and Israel Target Iran (tags)
Extrajudicial Killing: Official US Policy (tags)
Obama Declares Global Cyberwar (tags)
Obama: Jobs Destroyer (tags)
Washington's War of Aggression on Syria (tags)
“Those who seek to destroy Israel”: Endless fear mongering by Prime Minister Netanyahu (tags)
Whilst simultaneously threatening Syria, Iran, Lebanon and Gaza with war and taking part in the ongoing destruction of Syria; the Israeli government still persists in playing the victim.
Obama Prioritizes Targeted Killings (tags)
Laura Chick Identified as Potential Player In Financial Scheme Known as CaliforniaALL (tags)
A former Los Angeles City Controller associated with the California Democratic Party is now embroiled in a controversy dealing with the alleged embezzlement of public funds through and by means of fraud
2nd Drone Survey! Answer 5 Questions! January 27, 2013 (tags)
President Barack Obama is Commander in Chief of the United States Military. The Central Intelligence Agency is NOT part of the United States Military; but, the C.I.A. is ordering the deployment of most of the missile strikes from un-manned computer controlled Drones. Therefore, under whose authority are these strikes taking place? If the United Nations investigation, which is currently going on, proves that the U.S.A. committed "war crimes", then does President Obama avoid responsibility for authorization of these drone strikes under Separation of Powers clause in the U.S. Constitution?
Obama's War on Whistleblowers (tags)
United Nations is Investigating the Foreign Policy of the United States: Killer DRONES ! ! (tags)
The United Nations started an investigation of the "foreign policy" of the United States of America because President Obama has been authorizing killer drone strikes deploying missles allegedly aimed at "terrorists" but which also are killing children and innocent civilians in foreign countries under the guise of fighting the War on Terrorism; and simultaneously President Barack Obama has been violating the sovereign rights of foreign countries by aiming un-manned computer controlled drone missle strikes at them when the U.S. Congress has not officially declared War. President Obama thinks that he has legal precedence because previous U.S. President George Bush got away with this behaviour.
Inaugural Hypocrisy (tags)
Sacramento Developer with Ties to UC Davis MIND Institute Embroiled in New Controversy (tags)
Sacramento real estate developer once accused of defrauding an Indian tribe out of millions of dollars while conspiring with the tribe's attorney (Howard Dickstein), is now embroiled in a separate controversy dealing with the alleged embezzlement of public funds
Four More Years (tags)
U.S. Cannot Tell Iran to Abandon its Nuclear Program (tags)
Interview conducted by Iranian journalist Kourosh Ziabari with Mark Vorpahl
Please Expunge Your "Kill List" President Barack Obama! (tags)
Boys will be boys, but don't you think President Barack Obama has gone too far with his Boy Toys by creating a "Kill List"? Please sign the White House petition to protect children from White House, Commander in Chief, computer controlled Drone Strikes http://wh.gov/UKpQ
Obama v. Netanyahu Round Two (tags)
We Want Some Facts From President Obama on his Inaugeration Day February 2013! (tags)
President Barack Obama, will you please provide us with some "transparency" and tell us exactly how many "terrorists" have been killed with U.S. Military Un-Manned Drone Strikes, and then how many CHILDREN and innocent civilians have been killed with drone strikes; and then, which number is larger? After you Swear your Oath of Office on the Holy Bible, Mr. President Barack Obama, will you please tell us the truth? Isn't it true that MORE children and innocent civilians have been killed by drone strikes than "terrorists"?
Permanent Afghanistan Occupation Planned (tags)
US Law Prohibits Transferring Guantanamo Prisoners to America (tags)
Obama Picks Jack Lew for Treasury (tags)
C. Hagel Sec of Defense Nomination Points to Peace, Neocons Outraged (tags)
The choice by President Obama of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense is a step in the correct direction. Finally people can see that there is another segment of the Republican party that is NOT endorsing never ending military conflict in the Middle East as the neo-conservative factions have under eight years of war criminal GW Bush.
Another NNC Lendman Interview (tags)
Fiscal Cliff Postmortems (tags)
Flim Flam Fiscal Cliff Legislation (tags)
Cliff Notes (tags)
Scrambling for Africa's Resources (tags)
Four More Years of War (tags)
Institutionalizing Indefinite Detention (tags)
Israel's Man at State (tags)
Obama/Boehner Two-Step (tags)
New York Times Fiscal Cliff Duplicity (tags)
Obama’s War on Syria and Its Implications (tags)
The Obama administration has already declared war on Syria, even if it isn’t “official” yet. Consider the facts, all of them acts of war: The U.S. now recognizes a group of Syrian exiles to be the official government of Syria; the U.S. is providing direct support for rebels attacking the government; the U.S. has coordinated with NATO to place advanced missile systems — and 400 U.S. troops — on Syria’s border with Turkey; Obama has drawn a “red line” that, if Syria crosses, would result in U.S. direct military intervention. If any other country made similar moves toward the U.S., there would be no question that war had been declared.
Fiscal Cliff Doublespeak Duplicity (tags)
Obama drops the ball (and Susan Rice) again (tags)
"(T)he confirmation process would be lengthy, disruptive, and costly -- to you and to our most pressing national and international priorities. That trade-off is simply not worth it to our country." -- Susan RiceSusan Rice, letter to President Obama
Obama Plans African Wars (tags)
Susan Rice's Imperial Credentials (tags)
Fiscal cliff is a hoax, may be bipartisan excuse to kill off U.S. poor people! (tags)
The media hype about the so-called fiscal cliff is just another bipartisan excuse to increase the gap between the wealthy and ever increasing number of poor people in the U.S. Notice both parties are advocating large cuts to social safety net programs when people are already struggling with poverty, while U.S. military bases remain operational on foreign soil through the Earth and only Presidential candidate Ron Paul was willing to save money by closing ALL overseas bases.
Obama Wants State-Sponsored Murder Legalized (tags)
U.N. Vote on Palestinian Recognition Blocked by U.S., Israel and Germany (tags)
The right wing government of Germany under Chancellor Angela Merkel has made the unfortunate choice to side with the U.S. and Israel in blocking Palestinian recognition in the upcoming United Nations vote. However France, Spain, U.K. and many other nations are going to act with ethics to support Palestinian statehood instead of caving in to the imperialist whims of U.S. and Israeli pressures to maintain their state sanctioned apartheid and discrimination against the Palestinian people.
Why is Obama Silent Over the New Congo War (tags)
The last Congo war that ended in 2003 killed 5.4 million people, the worst humanitarian disaster since World War II. The killing was directly enabled by international silence over the issue; the war was ignored and the causes obscured because governments were backing groups involved in the fighting. Now a new Congo war has begun and the silence is, again, deafening.
The U.S. Role in Israel's Attack on Gaza (tags)
As Obama tours Southeast Asia to strengthen his alliances against China, Gazans are being killed and maimed by the hundreds, with the possibility of an incredibly bloody Israeli invasion. The United States still wields tremendous power internationally; its actions and inactions have direct consequences in international conflicts.
A Pretty Good Election, but the Right Still Rules (tags)
The November 6, 2012 election turned out fairly well for progressives — from Barack Obama retaining the presidency to a true Left-wing Democrat like Bob Filner winning for Mayor of San Diego — but the Right is still strong. The issue agendas and terms of discussion continue to be dictated by an increasingly militant Right wing and America's pathetic, ill-organized remnant of a Left no longer has the power to put pressure on the political system for progressive reforms the way it did in the 1890's, 1930's and 1960's.
Deconstructing the reality behind The Reality of the "Lesser Evil" (tags)
Which is why core policies of the state do not change by changing the front faces in the White House. Often minor domestic policy changes are put on the table and “then, vigorous debate is encouraged within the limits imposed by unstated doctrinal orthodoxy” just to maintain the facade of democracy and elections being the harbingers of the much needed change.
Obama Nudges Syria Toward Regional War (tags)
Humanitarian catastrophes are surprisingly easy to predict. Take Syria for instance. Like Iraq, Syria has a complex mix of ethnicity and religion, with a long history of conflict. Enter the United States, who comes with guns and cash that it doles out to certain ethnic/religious groups, and not to others. The ensuing bloodbath is not a surprise, but a strategic plan to dismember the Syrian government.
Will Unions Fight Fiscal Cliff Cuts to Medicare and Social Security? (tags)
With pro-Obama election posters still visible in most union halls across the country, the President has already taken steps towards selling out not only labor unions (again) but all working people. But this isn’t the “ordinary” sellout that working people have come to expect from Democrats — this is an attack of historic proportions.
Struggle over Neoliberal Ideology (tags)
Tax cuts for the rich do not lead to economic growth or lower unemployment. Profits soar while wages have stagnated for 30 years. Lower taxes and lower wages mean lower demand and lower employment. FDR created 4 million jobs in 1934, built 650,000 public buildings and 1700 bridges.
The Cup (R)money passes us (tags)
Remember the neoliberalism of Reaganomics was an ideology that is carried out from America in Germany-with all its consequences from deregulation of the banking sector and the labor market and the change from the market economy to market society up to rule of the financial sector.
Will the Democrats Tax the Rich to Avoid the Fiscal Cliff? (tags)
Literally the day after the election a sudden “urgency” gripped the nation: the imminent danger of the so-called “fiscal cliff” — the national automatic tax increases and spending cuts due in January. The media screamed that the suddenly approaching fiscal cliff would trigger a recession, forcing Democrats and Republicans to consider a “grand bargain” budget deal to avoid disaster.
Petraeus: Resignation or Sacking? (tags)
Grand Bargain Betrayal Coming (tags)
Obama/Netanyahu Post-Election Reset (tags)
Obama's Post-Election Militancy (tags)
Fall 2012 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! (tags)
The Election Over! Where’s Our Change? Our Demands to the President Obama at the Second Term! In This Issue: 1) CCR Commentary 2) FAMILIA LATINA UNIDA Commentary 3) NILC Commentary 4) Petition to Support Sergio 5) Latino voters in 2012 election 6) New Mexico, Border Election Highlights 7) LA council approves ID cards for city residents 8) Anti-Latino Laws Ignite The South
Haaretz on Obama's Reelection (tags)
Money Party Wins US Election (tags)
Rebel or Perish (tags)
Drone Wars (tags)
MARKETWATCH REPOSTS BANKSTER LAWSUIT STORY AFTER NEWS EXEC'S CHILDREN MURDERED (tags)
Marketwatch bravely reposts $43 trillion racketeering lawsuit story after CNBC takes it down
Obama's Disposition Matrix (tags)
October Surprise! Romney benefits $15 million from Obama auto bailout (tags)
We Americans have come to expect extraordinary events to occur before an important election day. When a National election is in play, however, the attempts to sway voter opinions assume more demonstrative proportions, whether from without or within, becoming what has euphemistically been called an “October Surprise."
Could Obama use NDAA To Arrest Militias? (tags)
Pres. Obama could use NDAA provisions to order U.S. Military Forces to round up without evidence, millions of Americans including militias by alleging they are belligerents or a threat to National Security.
Obama vs. Romney (tags)
The strength of the democrats is the folly and mean-spiritedness of republicans. Programs to support the economy were rejected every time with the sole goal of bad economic data. Romney/Ryan rely on the short memory of voters who blame only Obama for the faltering economy Obstructionism should be the issue.
America's Right-Wing Reinterprets the Crisis (tags)
A state is not a hardware store. It must contract debts in crisis times. Four years after the collapse of the US economy, the republicans send a former investment banker into the race who stands for a policy that got us into the real messThe right-wing was very successful in changing the discourse.
US Media War on Islam (tags)
The Risks Of Clearly Defining The Law. (tags)
analysis and implications of Hedges v. Obama et al.
Chicago's Obama Ally, Mayor Emanuel, Wins Anti-Labor Injunction (tags)
We just heard on KPFA's Morning Mix, 8 a.m. Sept 17, 2012, 94.1 FM, that Mayor Emanuel obtained an injunction against the striking teachers. The teachers had postponed their decision 1 day for the Jewish New Year, but Zionist Emanuel, with dual US/Israeli citizenship and formerly a member of the Israeli Defense Force, and campaigner for Democratic Pres Obama, did not wait for the Jewish New Year and the democratic decision making process of labor. There is more.
What We Say (tags)
It's shocking to see the protests in North Africa and that are spreading throughout the region and the Middle East in response to the film that was made by a small group of people living here in America. There are films made every day in America that have all manner of messages. There are movies that have made fun of or directly insulted any number of religions. Christianity has without a doubt bore the brunt of these films with movies going to all kinds of lengths to make fun of both the religion and Jesus Christ. Judaism no doubt comes in second. Check the record. Agree with the content or not, we are used to having media in our midst that is offensive, if not to ourselves, then to somebody.
The Executor (tags)
The economic crisis, the massive indebtedness of the country and Obama's election have radicalized politics and voters. Ryan's budget proposal was recently described as a fairy tale that would in no way stop the economic decline. Others call his plan a joke.
In Service to Power: A First Read of Michelle Obama's Speech (tags)
As the U.S. sinks further and further into economic decline, with 23 million people unemployed or underemployed and one report after another detailing the everyday sense of dread the average working class family faces with a declining standard of living, cuts to education and vital services for those most in need, the tightly controlled spectacle called the Democratic National Convention featured First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday, September 4th. The convention appeared little different than parties built on the personality cult of the Great Leader upon whom all aspirations are placed. There was little to distinguish the Democratic National Convention from the gross rubber stamp party congresses of the old Stalinist parties, with functionaries clapping in approval, on cue, for popular consumption.
Wilson Sonsini's Larry Sonsini Asked to Investigate US Ambassador to Japan John Roos (tags)
The request comes amidst revelations that in 2007-2008, OBAMA FOR AMERICA operatives John Roos and Mark Parnes of Wilson Sonsini participated in what appears to be a sophisticated financial scheme to misuse the California Bar Foundation and non-profit entity CaliforniaALL
Romney/Ryanism in Tampa (tags)
Southern California Edison Refusal To Disclose Contributions Prompts Complaint to IRS (tags)
In a letter dated August 30, 2012, Edison (through their senior attorney Allan D. Johnson) informed me that they will not comply with the request. Edison wrote: “EIX and SCE are unaware of any authority that would obligate them to produce these documents to you.” Furthermore, Edison also wrote: “Neither EIX nor SCE plan to take any further action in response to your request.”
On San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) , Southern California Edison (tags)
In 2007, Jeffrey Bleich was a ready-to-wage-war attorney working for Ronald Leroy Olson at Munger Tolles & Olson who was dubbed by some media outlets as Superman.
Will 2012 be the Final Election of Lesser Evilism? (tags)
Just when the Obama campaign couldn’t appear any less inspiring, Paul Ryan was put forth as the Republican vice presidential candidate. Suddenly team Obama was supplied with enough political munitions to scare every last American over the possible Ryan destruction of Medicare, Medicaid, cuts to Social Security and the various other evils inherent in his proposed national budget. Consequently, many Liberals and Leftists across the spectrum are now focused on preaching the horrors of a Republican presidential victory and thus the necessity of re-electing Obama.
Get The Internationalist, Summer 2012 (tags)
Climate Change and the Next U.S. Revolution (tags)
The U.S. heat wave is slowly shaking the foundations of American politics. It may take years for the deep rumble to evolve into an above ground, institution-shattering earthquake, but U.S. society has changed for good.
CIA Calls Israel Main US Regional Spy Threat (tags)
For president - vote 'none of the above' (tags)
If ever there was a need to have Montgomery "Monty" Brewster on a ballot, the 2012 presidential election would be the perfect time.
TPP: A Trade Deal from Hell (tags)
Extreme liberal responses to Supreme Court health care ruling increase polarization (tags)
Democrats consider the health care decision by the Supreme Court to be a victory, while Republicans are feeling a loss. As Republicans regroup and plan the next step toward getting the law repealed, Democrats are enjoying their win.
Obama Planning More War (tags)
The Unstoppable Dreamers (tags)
"Courage begets more courage. One sacrifice inspires another... instead of deciding it was advantageous to cave to anti-immigrant racists, Obama looked for a way to please a mobilized and dissatisfied Latino base. We have the DREAMers to thank.."
Afghanistan: Permanent Occupation Planned (tags)
President Obama threatens Iran and Syria: "I will always stand with Israel" (tags)
Ever since the 2008 presidential campaign, President Obama has been using the Holocaust to justify his his war threats against Iran and “unshakeable commitment to Israel's security”. Mr Obama's latest Holocaust remembrance speech on April 23rd targeted Syria as well as Iran.
Media Scoundrels Promote War on Syria (tags)
Failure in Cartagena (tags)
Obama Wreaks Duplicity (tags)
Obama Authorizes Greater Wall Street Theft (tags)
Obama's Defense of Strip Searching for Traffic Violations (tags)
The US Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling that guards can strip search and visually inspect the body cavities of people arrested for minor offenses who are admitted into a jail’s general population is based largely on arguments contained in the amicus curiae “friend of the court” brief filed in the case on behalf of the Obama administration.
Obama's War on Iran (tags)
BTL:Single-Payer Advocates Favor High Court Overturning Obama Individual Mandate (tags)
Interview with Dr. Margaret Flowers, Maryland pediatrician and member of Physicians for a National Health Program, conducted by Scott Harris
Falling In Line (tags)
It is easy to get sucked into the ups and downs of elections. This year's presidential campaign is no different. The idea it's anybody's race and can go any way at any time gets played over and over for us like a two song playlist on repeat and shuffle. Except this two song playlist has added live commentary telling us every time that there is the distinct possibility the song could end up differently than we pretty much already know it will end up. We keep hearing in convincing fashion there is still the chance it could go differently this time. Yet if we've been paying attention we may see... well a distinct pattern perhaps.
A letter to Katha Pollitt of The Nation Magazine (tags)
A letter to Katha Pollitt of The Nation Magazine
Obama's Broken Resolutions and Occupy White House (tags)
Generalized security requires a social net, not lies and trillions to the banks. There has been a 30-year war in which the voice of business became louder. The financial sector must be shriveled. Private losses cannot become public losses. 14 million jobs can be created.
New York Times Promoting War on Iran (tags)
Here Is Your Free Libya, Obama! (tags)
Mr. President, you're a war criminal
Where's OUR Religious Liberty? (tags)
The recent controversy over whether institutions owned by the Roman Catholic Church should be required to include birth control coverage in the health insurance they offer employees, the attempt in Virginia to require women seeking abortions to submit to medical rape, and the radical Right's reaction to the 9th Circuit appeals court ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional raises the question: why does it seem as if only bigoted Right-wing churches have "religious liberty" in this country? Why are America's officially tolerated spiritual belief systems seemingly limited to those of the Roman Catholics, Mormons and Southern Baptist Convention?
BTL:Obama Plan to Reform Corporate Tax Code Fails to Shift Larger Tax Burden onto Big Busi (tags)
Interview with Chris Rude, political economist and activist, conducted by Scott Harris
Act Up Against ACTA (tags)
Targeting Syria and Iran (tags)
Gay Refugees in the U.S.: Becley Aigbuza risk deportation (tags)
Becley Aigbuza, a young Nigerian homosexual who lives in San Diego, risks being deported back to his homeland where he was raped and tortured. EveryOne Group is appealing to the President of the United States, Barack Obama, the Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, and the Governor of California, Edmund Brown Jr.
U.S. Election 2012: State of the Union Address – Too Little Too Late (tags)
Obama’s State of the Union – Too Little Too Late, Response by Stewart Alexander for the Socialist Party USA and the Alexander/Mendoza 2012 Campaign
Obama's Failed State of the Union (tags)
Black America Paralyzed, Powerless, Irrelevant: Year 4 of the Obama Era (tags)
Black America Still Paralyzed, Powerless, Irrelevant: Year 4 of the Obama Era
GE and the rest of us (tags)
GE and the rest of us
Obama's Transfer Of The Public's Equity To The 1% (tags)
So they steal your house and will now rent it back to you at outrageous artificially inflated rent while still taking 50% of your deflated income to earn a profit margin off what used to be your equity.
Freedom: An Endangered Species in America (tags)
Crisis Conditions Grip Eurozone (tags)
Escalating Anti-Iranian Tensions (tags)
Why the Establishment is Terrified of Ron Paul (tags)
It’s fascinating to watch the long knives coming out for Texas Republican Rep. Ron Paul, now that according to some mainstream polls he has become the front-running candidate in the Jan. 3 GOP caucus race in Iowa, and perhaps also in the first primary campaign in New Hampshire.
Occupy Riverside Challenges Indefinite Military Detention (tags)
Friday, December 23, 2011
RIVERSIDE (CA) - Occupy Riverside demonstrated at the offices of Ken Calvert and Barbara Boxer to protest their support of the latest effort to codify the police state.
Obama Year Three: Continuing His Rogue Agenda (tags)
Is The Passed Defense Authorization Act of 2012 (retroactive) To Detain Americans? (tags)
The Defense Authorization Act of 2012) appears more threatening to Americans than Hitler's (1933 DISCRIMINATORY LAWS. Hitler's laws set time limits that Germans could be incarcerated for e.g., Serious Disturbance of the Peace and Rioting. But Senators Carl Levin and John McCain’s bill broadly mandates holding Americans indefinitely in Military Custody for being a Belligerent.
Legislating Tyranny in America (tags)
Behaving Honorably (tags)
Recently in addressing the issue of withdrawing troops from Iraq President Obama discussed the idea that to do so was honoring the troops that made so many sacrifices there. He discussed the idea that ending our mission there was the right thing to do. He essentially asserted that by ending the conflicts there and focusing on our home front that we as a nation were behaving honorably. He discussed honoring the Bush timeline as the right thing to do, though he didn't necessarily use those words.
Coming: Big Austerity Cuts (tags)
Obama Defends US Slaughter of Vietnamese & Korean People (tags)
Democrat Obama's exact words in support of the slaughter of the Vietnamese & Korean people were: "From the bombing of Darwin to the liberation of Pacific islands, from the rice paddies of Southeast Asia to a cold Korean peninsula, generations of Americans have served here, and died here. So democracies could take root. So economic miracles could lift hundreds of millions to prosperity."
Obama’s Justice Department Declares War on Medical Pot (tags)
The federal government recently escalated its war against medical marijuana. In San Diego and other southern California counties, instead of targeting medical marijuana dispensaries themselves, they are threatening the dispensaries' landlords with having their properties seized if they continue to rent to the dispensaries. They are also threatening publications like "Kush" and "Nug" aimed at the market for medical marijuana. This is yet another about-face for the Obama administration from its former assurances that they would leave medical marijuana dispensaries alone if they complied with state law.
Obama In LA this Monday Oct 24th (tags)
President Barack Obama in town this coming Monday, October 24
UPDATE: Foreclosure Purgatory, MA Rules Against Buyer Of Foreclosed Home, Millions Tainted (tags)
?In the end, all of us are paying a price for this mortgage crisis. And all of us will pay an even steeper price if we allow this crisis to continue to deepen?.? President Obama explained. ?But if we act boldly and swiftly to arrest this downward spiral, every American will benefit.? President Obama
Obama's Imperial Arrogance (tags)
Pushing the Envelope for Confrontation with Iran (tags)
Beating Up on Iran (tags)
Obama's Defining Moment: Targeted Assassination (tags)
From his first week in office, Obama has been actively using drones to kill people all to protect US oil profits around the world. This time, he assassinated 2 American citizens, Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan, apparently as a favor for the US-backed dictator of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, who is being opposed by mass protests. Clearly, this phony lawyer does not believe in due process.
Protest Obama in L.A. (tags)
The Coalition Against Insecure Communities calls on all communities in Los Angeles to mobilize on September 26, 2011 to demand that President Obama immediately end the "Insecure Communites" program.
9/11: Echoes of the Big Lie (tags)
Obama Says: Fuck Your Lungs! (tags)
Anyone that continues to support Barrack Obama is a fucking asshole.
Fall 2011 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest and News Alert! (tags)
In This Issue: Obama skewers the immigrant justice movement (Pg 1); Obama Puts Bandage on Broken Immigration System (Pg 2); Obama's new deportation policy is PR spin (Pg 3); Immigration Appeals (Pg 4); Immigration and Mass Incarceration in the Obama Era (Pg 4);
RIP: America's Anti-War Movement (tags)
OBAMA IN THE ZOMBIE PALACE (tags)
The American comic opera in two words.
Budget Cutting Perfidy (tags)
America: Heading for Tyranny and Impoverishment (tags)
The Debt Ceiling: Where Are the Grownups? (tags)
The fact that the ruling elites haven't stepped in and forced the President and Congress to raise the debt ceiling, the way they did in October 2008 to push through the TARP big-bank bailout, suggests either that the corporate ruling class likes the "shock treatment" agenda being pushed by the Tea Party -- force a default on U.S. debt so the President and Congress will have to eliminate the welfare state virtually overnight -- or that the Tea Party has become the ruling class's Frankenstein, a monster it can no longer control.
Give Obama A Chance??? (tags)
This may seem like a comedic, tongue-in-cheek rant, but I'm very serious. It's the government that's become the sad, bad joke....
The Fix Is In: Washington's Planned Social Contract Destruction (tags)
Bahraini Unrest Stirs Unease in Washington (tags)
Video: Obama and the "Gang of Six" (tags)
"Gang of Six" Plan is all about cuts not increased taxes. Obama represents Wall Street faction of Democratic Party.
Closing Guantanamo: President Obama's Failed Promise (tags)
Nicolas Mottas and Myrsini Tsakiri write about President Barack Obama's broken promise to close down the "modern Auschwitz" - the Guantanamo detention camp.
Debt Ceiling Debate Charade Masks Planned Entitlement Cuts (tags)
BTL:Obama Adopts GOP Agenda, Offers Deep Cuts in Social Safety Net Programs to Get Debt Ce (tags)
Interview with Richard Eskow, senior fellow with Campaign for America's Future, conducted by Scott Harris
U.S. Election 2012- Socialist Stewart Alexander: Don?t raise the debt limit (tags)
Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander says ?Working people should not fear the August 2nd deadline to raise the debt ceiling; the government will not collapse. It is time for President Obama and the professional politicians to attend credit counseling.?
War Is A Crime Preparation for Feb 7, 2012 Cal Primary (tags)
California will be part of Super Tuesday on February 7, 2012 when Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Montana Republican caucuses, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Utah have their presidential primaries. The two peace parties on the California ballot are Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party. Below is a partial list of the war crimes and human rights violations of the current Democrat in the White House.
Protest Planned on Henry Waxman Office Friday July 1st, I NEED PEOPLE (tags)
Planned protest on Henry Waxman's office this Friday, July 1st, 2011 against Obama's unconstitutional and tyrannical kinetic actions in Libya. I need supporters, I cannot battle tyranny alone.
U.S. Election 2012- President Obama and Mitt Romney Joke about Unemployment (tags)
U.S. Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander says President Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney are out of touch with America?s working class. ?It is no laughing matter when your unemployment benefits expire, when you are homeless, when your mortgage is behind, when your kids are hungry, when your car payment is 30 days late, or when you are faced with a stack of unpaid bills.?
Duplicitous Congressional Posturing on Libya (tags)
Attack on Democratic Traditions (tags)
The situation of the US public budget is really dramatic. This indebtedness is the result of excessive military spending and the neoliberal policy launched at the beginning of the 1980s. A progressive counter-movement in the form of a broad Obama coalition is emerging.
Remote Control Killing Like Sport (tags)
Obama's Slipping Popularity (tags)
The Obama Doctrine: Lawless Imperial Aggression (Part II) (tags)
The Obama Doctrine: Lawless Imperial Aggression (tags)
U.S. Election 2012: Alexander Proposing "A Better Deal" for Economic Recovery (tags)
To achieve his vision to create good paying jobs and establishing a viable economy, Alexander is hoping to receive the Presidential Nominations for the Socialist Party USA, the Green Party USA and the Peace and Freedom Party-California. Presently, Stewart Alexander is the only presidential candidate that has openly challenged President Obama from the Left.
Obama Plans Gutting Regulations for Corporate Favorites (tags)
Encircling Russia with US Bases (tags)
Obama Genuflects to AIPAC (tags)
Bin Laden: Justice or Revenge? (tags)
The recent killing of Osama bin Laden by a U.S. Navy SEAL team spells an end to a remarkably successful terror operation that, by mounting one effective attack on September 11, 2001, ratcheted up the level of terror and fear in the U.S.; provided public support for a long-standing radical-Right agenda to effectively eliminate the due-process rights of the U.S. Constitution and put Americans under continuous surveillance; gave the Bush administration the pretext to invade Afghanistan and Iraq (the Obama administration has upped the number of wars the U.S. is fighting against Muslim nations from two to three by participating in the so-called ?no-fly zone? in Libya); and in general undermined American security while also encouraging millions of people in the Muslim world to take up terrorism out of hatred against America. The climate of fear carefully created by the U.S. government and corporate media around bin Laden is too useful to the Right-wing corporate agenda for them to allow it to be dispelled simply because bin Laden is no more.
OBAMA MUST FULFILL HIS PROMISE ON IMMIGRATION- EPCC (tags)
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday stood at the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas again promised a ?comprehensive immigration reform? and a ?pathways to citizenship? to get Latino votes in the campaign for the coming 2011 elections. The EPCC stated that ? the EPCC is happy that the president and the Democratic Party is working to make their promise a reality. But he must do it now or before the election year, or else he will lose more popular votes?
San Diego Hosts Three May Day Rallies (tags)
San Diego hosted no fewer than three rallies on Sunday, May 1 — one between the Centro Cultural de la Raza and World Beat Center in Balboa Park, followed by a march to the Federal Building downtown where the second rally was held, and a third at the San Diego Community Concourse that united the participants with another set of marchers, who had assembled earlier in the morning in Chicano Park, also for a walk downtown. The rally speakers focused on a wide variety of progressive issues — workers’ rights, education cutbacks, health care, immigrants’ rights, war and peace, Queer liberation — and attempted to draw connections between them and psych the participants for the long struggle ahead to preserve and extend those rights in the face of a relentless assault on them by the radical Right.
USA NOW (tags)
Americans flirt with the destruction of his country and they will get what intend.
CONTROVERSY ON PICTURE OF OBAMA DIED IS SMOKE SCREEN (tags)
Obama uses picture to disguise serious infractions the International Law.
Media Lies and Misinformation on Bin Laden (tags)
OBAMA BROKE THE LAW (tags)
Who in America does have balls to take the USA President to judgement in OEA and in UN for violation of human rights?
S & P Downgrade Targets Entitlements (tags)
Republicans Win Without a Shutdown (tags)
The first fight over the federal budget in 2011 is over, and the Republicans have won. For at least the past 30 years Republican ideas — that government is bad, that the private sector is always more efficient than the public sector, that wages and benefits need to be cut to make America's workers "competitive" with the rest of the world, and government spending needs to be cut even if it risks turning the current recession into a full-fledged depression — have ruled. Progressives need to understand the depth of the Republicans’ triumph in order to begin the task of reversing it.
Republican Plan to End, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid (tags)
ending vital rights
Military Commissions Will Try 9/11 Suspects (tags)
A War is a War is a War and It Ain't Gonna Be Cheap (tags)
If you ask liberal talking heads like Ed Schultz and other Nattering Nabobs of Progressivism, who would support Dick Cheney if he was a Democrat, they'll tell you, "Well, this is a cheaper war, a Democrat war and besides, it's not a war."
Obama on Libya: Defending the Indefensible (tags)
Obama in Brazil: hearts and minds operations (tags)
For the first time since John F. Kennedy, the USA has a charismatic leader to the point of being popular in other lands, becoming a reference for the electorates of different countries
March 19 Anti-War Protesters Target Obama (tags)
The annual anti-war demonstration sponsored by the San Diego Coalition for Peace and Justice (SDCPJ) in mid-March had a markedly different tone this year from the actions in 2009 and 2010. Then the protesters and rally speakers had soft-pedaled criticism of President Obama, still holding out hope that he would fulfill his campaign promise to end the U.S. occupation of Iraq and would come to realize that the war in Afghanistan — already America’s longest-lasting combat — was unwinnable and would withdraw there, too. Instead, Obama chose the eighth anniversary of former President George W. Bush’s attack on Iraq to launch U.S. air raids on Libya, thereby getting us involved in a third war against a Muslim country — and one young man at the rally summed up the attitude of most of the 300 people there by wearing a T-shirt with the famous Shepard Fairey image of Obama, and under it the words “War Criminal.”
Imperial War on Libya (tags)
March 19: Bush bombed Iraq 2003 - Obama bombs Libya 2011 By Zahir Ebrahim (tags)
Progress –noun: the development of an individual or society in a direction considered more beneficial than and superior to the previous level. From America's “change” president, to Pakistan's “change” president, to all the “regime changes” planned along the 'arc of crisis' in the 'global zone of percolating violence', can anyone identify specific changes which have been beneficial to the progress of those peoples?
Brazil welcomes Obama with 13 political prisoners (tags)
The arrival of Barack Obama in Brazil was marked by the illegal (and political) arrest of 13 Brazilian citizens who were protesting against the presence of the North American president in the country.
Full Core Meltdown in Japan? (tags)
Torturing Bradley Manning (tags)
Promises, Promises: Obama Rebuffs Invites to Stand with [Wisconsin] Workers (tags)
Send Obama and the Democrats a message and change your voter registration status to "Green Party" or "Peace & Freedom"! (Last years' Prop. 14 eliminated partisan primary elections, so there's really isn't any reason left to be a registered Democrat). Postage-paid voter registration cards are available at most libraries and post offices -- fill out one today!
Obama's Lawless Authorization of Military Commissions Injustice (tags)
Thank you Matt Damon! Let's replace RTTT with the Zinn Education Project (tags)
In defense of Matt Damon, who recently took a cogent and principled stand against this administration's reactionary neoliberal education policies. In response, many HuffPost readers unleashed vicious invective against him. Rather than defending education policies that originated from Heritage, Fordham, and Hoover, we should be advocating progressive education policies and curriculum.
Major Media Promote War on Libya (tags)
One Land, Two Economies (tags)
Economic prosperity and progress for the president are obviously synonymous with robustly higher profits for businessmen and stock speculators. The large majority of Americans must suffer more because the crisis is not over for them.
Mubarak's Failed Bait and Switch (tags)
God Cop, Bad Cop, Once Again (tags)
Sadly, we are again watching the ages-old game of subverting a popular uprising to ensure that the old power elite remains rich and powerful by taking advantage of the shifting sands.
Essentials on the situation in Egyp (tags)
"Then, over the weekend, came the public statement by Frank Wisner, the former ambassador to Cairo tapped by the Obama administration to serve as its envoy to Mubarak. Speaking at a security conference in Munich, Wisner declared, “President Mubarak remains utterly critical in the days ahead as we sort our way toward the future.” He added that the dictator “must stay in office in order to steer those changes through.” The State Department immediately responded that Wisner was speaking in a personal capacity and had not cleared his remarks first with the US government. While mortified that Wisner had the audacity to say publicly what the administration—behind all its phony rhetoric about democracy—is actually doing, no one disputed the content of Wisner’s statement. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs found a somewhat more elegant way to echo Wisner’s view, declaring that the issue was one of “process not personality.”
Democrat Obama Chooses anti-union, anti-gay Charlotte NC for 2012 convention (tags)
In choosing Charlotte, North Carolina to host the 2012 Democratic National Convention, President Obama selected a city with no unionized hotels, a non-union convention center, and the least union membership of the four options. AND Charlotte is not a friendly place for LGBT people.
Pro-Mubarak Thugs are Traitors to Egypt! (tags)
The pro-Mubarak thugs in Egypt attacking peaceful pro-democracy protesters are traitors to their people and nation. The pro-Mubarak thugs are most likely plainclothes police fearful of losing their favored status once Mr. Mubarak accepts his status as a deceased dictator and steps down ASAP. Here in the U.S., we question our government's funding of Egypt's military and CIA collaboration with a thirty year tyrant!
America's Dire State of the Union (tags)
Olbermann's Sacking Shifts US Media Further Right (tags)
corrupted corporate media
U.S. Election 2012: Weak Labor Demands, Bad News for Obama (tags)
Alexander says he has a plan that will create employment for working people; he refers to his plan as “A Better Deal.” Alexander’s plan would create employment in housing restoring existing homes and building low income housing; automobile manufacturing building electric cars and light rail automobiles; building mass transportation; and repairing the nation’s infrastructure. Establishing a Universal Basic Income (UBI) is one unique element of A Better Deal. Alexander is proposing a UBI that will help to relieve poverty and homelessness.
Why Tunisia Changed the World (tags)
Tunisia woke up the Middle East with a thundering yawn. After years of domination by western-backed tyrants, the working people of the Arab world are rising from slumber. Once fully awake and aware of their surroundings, they'll shake off the influence of the western nations with a collective flick of the wrist. The elites of the Middle East and their western benefactors are petrified. The revolution in Tunisia deposed of two Presidents in 48 hours, and the vast energy of the people has already spilled over its borders, immediately affecting the politics of Algeria, Jordan, and Egypt. The Guardian reports:
Obama in Tucson: Shame, Hypocrisy and Deceit (tags)
core issues ignored
THE POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN THE USA JUST BEGAN (tags)
The America began to bleed.
Psychology and the Shrinking of America (tags)
Psychology and the Shrinking of America
Hail to the Chief: Spinning Obama's Presidency (tags)
Obama Year Two: Continued Betrayal and Failure (Part II) (tags)
Obama Tortures Bradley Manning; Where are CCR & ACLU lawsuits? (tags)
Democrat Obama is now torturing whistleblower Bradley Manning by keeping him in solitary confinement 23 hours per day, with no news contacts and no pillow or sheets allowed so he is now on anti-depressants. Where are the CCR (Center for Constitutional Rights) & ACLU lawsuits?
Labor's Last Stand in 2011? (tags)
The stage is set, and the main actors in Congress and in the corporate establishment are ready to perform, having rehearsed behind closed doors for the coming assault on organized labor's most powerful sector, public workers. The final preparations were smoothed out in Obama's tax "compromise" with the Republicans, which gave details of the drama's first act. The tax plan purposely did not include a critical element for state funding, called the Build America Bonds program (BAB), which allows recession-sunk states to easily borrow money from the federal government. In the face of enormous deficits, the states would be left to drown. Reuters blogger James Pethokoukis explains:
Corporate Media's Version of Economic Justice (tags)
middle class destructions
Nine Obama Pardons Mock Equity and Justice (tags)
gross presidential hypocrisy
BTL:Jim Hightower Urges Progressives to Stand Up and Take Action After GOP Election Gains (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.
Obama's Decision to Push Bush's NAFTA-Style Korea Trade Deal Without Real Fixes Is Mistake (tags)
Press release by Public Citizen about the Korean trade agreement that's being pushed.
Obama's Bush Doctrine in Korea (tags)
A key reason that Obama was elected President was his promise to abandon the Bush doctrine of unilateral foreign policy, meaning that Obama would work with other countries toward a more cooperative, peaceful world. The threat of war in Korea exposes Obama -- yet again -- as a dangerous copycat of Bush's approach to global politics. A simple way for Obama to live up to his campaign promise would be to immediately agree to China's request to continue the six party talks over the Korean situation, involving North and South Korea, Russia, Japan, China, and the U.S. The last such meeting was held at the end of Bush's term. Here is what Obama said about the six party talks on Veterans day while visiting Seoul:
The KPFA/KPFK/Pacifica NPR Evening News (tags)
One segment on the Tuesday broadcast demonstrates the ongoing disconnect between the news staff and some station staffers and the political and economic reality that Obama has brought us and make many ask why contribute to a second NPR.
Who's Behind the Deficit Crisis (tags)
From the U.S. to Europe media and politicians are singing the same tune: "budget deficits must be drastically reduced -- by cutting social programs -- so that global bond investors do not threaten the economy." Not since the "war on terror" was announced has government policy been so shrouded in confusion and unanswered questions. In the same way we are not to ask how U.S. foreign policy has angered millions in the Middle East, we must remain equally silent about questioning the recent history behind the current "deficit crisis.”
11/22 - Last Day for Public Comment on GMO Salmon! (tags)
Today is the last day for public comment on genetically modified salmon. Please tell Pres. Obama and the FDA that people do not want to risk tampering with natural ecosystems by releasing genetically engineered (GE/GMO) salmon into the oceans and rivers that currently support struggling populations of wild salmon. GMO salmon is the latest trick from Monsanto attempting to control our food supply by replacing wild salmon with genetically engineered "Frankenfish" salmon that have less nutritional value and greater risks of illness, including potential extinction of wild salmon populations by the Monsanto version of GMO salmon.
Ruling on Behalf of Wall Street's "Super Rich": The Financial End Time has Arrived (tags)
"Alas, the Obama administration has backed the Geithner-Bernanke policy that “the economy” cannot recover without saving the debt overhead. The reality is that it is the debt overhead that is destroying the economy. So we are dealing with the irreconcilable fact that the Obama position threatens to lower living standards from 10% to 20% over the coming few years – making the United States look more like Greece, Ireland and Latvia than what was promised in the last presidential election. Something has to give politically if the economy is to change course. More to the point, what has to give is favoritism for Wall Street at the expense of the economy at large. What has made the U.S. economy uncompetitive is primarily the degree to which debt service has been built into the cost of living and doing business. Post-classical “junk economics” treats interest and fees as payment for the “service” for providing credit. But interest (like economic rent and monopoly price extraction) is a transfer payment to bankers with the privilege of credit creation. The beneficiaries of providing tax favoritism for debt are the super-rich at the top of the economic pyramid – the 2% whom Mr. Obama’s tax giveaway will benefit by over $700 billion. If the present direction of tax “reform” is not reversed, Mr. Obama will shed crocodile tears for the middle class as he sponsors the Deficit Reduction Commission’s program of cutting back Social Security and revenue sharing to save states and cities from defaulting on their pensions. One third of U.S. real estate already is reported to have sunk into negative equity, squeezing state and local tax collection, forcing a choice to be made between bankruptcy, debt default, or shifting the losses onto the shoulders of labor, off those of the wealthy creditor layer of the economy responsible for loading it down with debt."
A Bribe too Good to Refuse (tags)
Obama offering weapons for peace
Veteran Activist Tom Hayden Speaks in San Diego (tags)
Veteran activist and former California State Senator Tom Hayden came to the First Unitarian-Universalist Church in Hillcrest November 4 to talk about the "Long War," a doctrine used by America's military that suggests the U.S. will be at war against militant Islam for 60 to 80 years and Afghanistan and Iraq are merely "theatres" in this war. He also talked about the recent midterm elections and the frustration of white voters, especially white men, at the failure of either the Republicans or the Democrats to improve their lives.
Obama Team's Deficit Cutting Proposal: Benefit the Few, Harm the Many (tags)
Obama's Robin Hood economics
Obama's Fake Muslim Outreach (tags)
Obama's agenda belies his rhetoric
US Elections: America's Right Turn (tags)
Green U.S. Senate Candidate: We Need a Single-Payer "Medicare-for-all" Health Care System (tags)
"The so-called 'health care reform' bill signed into law by Democratic President Barack Obama earlier this year was in reality a thinly-disguised scheme to bailout Wall Street billionaires who made huge investments in private health insurance companies that lately had been experiencing a decline in revenues as a result of a rapidly shrinking customer base."
KARL ROVE & HIS ELITE $$ CABAL HAVE CORRUPTED OUR ELECTION$ WITH SECRET SLUSH $$$ (tags)
LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS WANTS ALL OUR AMERICAN VOTERS FROM ALL VARIOUS POLITICAL PERSUASIONS TO UNDERSTAND WHAT THIS SINISTER KARL ROVE CABAL HAVE ATTEMPTED TO IMPOSE ON OUR CURRENT & FUTURE U.S. ELECTION$.
Church Program Honors Southern Poverty Law Center (tags)
Though the guest of honor, Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) director Morris Dees, didn't show up — his mother-in-law was terminally ill and he canceled with less than a day’s notice — the September 22 program honoring the Center went on anyway, with the group’s president, Richard Cohen, the main attraction. Cohen and other SPLC staff members discussed the group’s history, its spectacular lawsuits holding the Ku Klux Klan and other white-supremacist organizations responsible for the deaths of people of color, and the links between the ultra-radical Right and the supposedly “respectable” Tea Party.
New War Rumors: U.S. Plans To Seize Pakistan’s Nuclear Arsenal (tags)
"“The free-wheeling access to US covert military and intelligence operatives, both officials and private contractors, is another destabilising factor that we seem to be unable or unwilling to check. And now there are the NATO incursions into our territory and targeting of even our military personnel, which shows how servile a state we are living in at present.  As the war in Afghanistan, the largest and longest in the world, proceeds with record casualties among civilians and combatants alike on both sides of the Afghan-Pakistani border, plans are afoot to further expand the war into Pakistan and to threaten Iran as well. Comparisons to Washington’s war in Indochina have been mentioned.  But Pakistan with its 180 million people and nuclear weapons is not Cambodia and Iran with its population of over 70 million is not Laos."
STOLEN BUSH JR ~ KARL ROVE TARP BAILOUT $$ HAVE DESTROYED OUR AMERICAN ELECTIVE PROCE$$ .. (tags)
AMERICAN TAXPAYING VOTERS DESERVE MUCH BETTER FROM OUR 5 CONSERVATIVE U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, 3 REPUBLICAN FEC MEMBERS & ALL OUR REPUBLICAN U.S.CONGRESSIONAL MEMBERS THAT FAILED TO VOTE AGAINST TARP BAILOUT FUNDING CONGRESSIONAL LEGISLATION THAT WOULD HAVE PREVENTED THIS OBVIOUS DESTRUCTION OF ALL OUR FUTURE AMERICAN ELECTION$$$$$....
Kick It Like Roosevelt (tags)
The October 2 "One Nation" demonstration in Washington DC is a call for government job creation in the face of mass unemployment and human pain. FDR's creation of 4 million jobs within 4 months is an example of government responding to crisis.
Obama's Justice Dept's Forbidden Words & Spying on Skype, Facebook, Blackberry (tags)
The forbidden fruit always tastes the best, and here are Obama's Justice Dept's forbidden words that were the basis for the latest invasion of peace activists' homes and grand jury subpoenas: PALESTINE, SOCIALISM, CLASS STRUGGLE, IMPERIALISM, REVOLUTION, MARXISM, TROTSKYISM. Learn those words early and repeat them loudly everywhere.
The Political Consequences of Stagnation (tags)
My apologies to T. S. Eliot, but September, not April, is the cruelest month. Before 9/11/2001, there was 9/11/1973, when Gen. Pinochet toppled the Allende government in Chile and ushered in a 17-year reign of terror. More recently, on 9/15/2008, Lehman Brothers went bust and torpedoed the global economy, turning what had been a Wall Street crisis into a near-death experience for the global financial system.
Destroy Talk Radio and Fox News! (tags)
In order to reverse the seemingly inexorable march of American political and popular opinion to the Right, progressives and the Left in general MUST confront the power of talk radio and Fox News as Right-wing propaganda outlets that are brainwashing millions of Americans. This article, published as the editorial in the September 2010 Zenger's Newsmagazine, calls for a worldwide boycott of advertisers on talk radio and Fox News until the shareholders and managers of these corporations realize that their subsidy of Right-wing nutcase politics is going to hurt their bottom lines.
Lawsuit Challenges Obama Administration's Targeted Assassination Policy (tags)
lawless killing now US policy
US Election 2012: Stewart Alexander Dismisses Obama’s Jobless Recovery (tags)
Alexander says financing the war and the U.S. occupation in Iraq and Afghanistan is costing U.S. jobs and hundreds of billions of dollars that could be used to rebuild and repair our nation’s infrastructure; “The war and occupation is taking the U.S. economy into a full scale depression.”
Arctic contaminants threaten polar bears (tags)
Arctic contaminants threaten polar bears
Obama's Gulf Swim Was Fake (tags)
Another Obama lie
Protest Obama in LA this Monday 16th & Tuseday 17th (tags)
PROTEST OBAMA! This Monday 08/16/2010 - 5:00pm Hancock Park area : Protest the war(s), the militarization of the border with Mexico, the continuation of BuSh programs: torture, domestic spying, etc.
Border Security Plan Adds 1,000 Federal Law Enforcement Border Patrol Agents (tags)
Obama said the 600 million additional funding for border security "answers my call to bolster the essential work of federal law enforcement officials," adding that the measures "will make an important difference as my administration continues to work with Congress toward bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform to secure our borders, and restore responsibility and accountability to our broken immigration system."
AND HALF AMERICA WANTED TO BLAME PRESIDENT OBAMA FOR THE ELITE'S 750 BILLION $$ RIP ... (tags)
THEY CRIED THE BLUES WHEN MILLIONS OF UNEMPLOYED MIDDLE~CLASS AND POORER AMERICANS NEEDED $35 BILLION IN UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND NOW THEY HAVE THE GUTS TO ASK ALL OF OUR NEEDY AMERICANS TO SIGN OFF ON ANOTHER 2+ TRILLION $$ PHONY BUSH BILLIONAIRE ELITE TAX CUTS AND BILLIONAIRE ESTATE ENTITLEMENTS ???
Pride Rally Reveals Queer Community’s Divisions Over Obama (tags)
The July 16 San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender pride rally, which opened the city's weekend of Pride events, revealed the deep-seated divisions within the Queer community over President Obama and the proper way of organizing. Stuart Milk, nephew of Queer martyr Harvey Milk, said he'd attended a meeting at the White House at which Obama endorsed virtually the entire agenda of the Queer rights movement — but Fresno-based activist Robin McGehee said that doesn't matter. McGehee and San Diego Transgender activist Autumn Sandeen, who joined together for a direct-action campaign against the White House over Obama's failure to seek repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy that keeps openly Queer people from serving in the U.S. military, said that the Queer community should use nonviolent civil disobedience to confront Obama, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate majority leader Harry Reid and other Democratic politicians who aren't delivering on their promises to the Queer community.
W Bush's,Barack Obama's Mass Murderer Robert Gates Says Wikileaks Has 'Blood On Its Hands' (tags)
If anyone can prove that WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange HAS EVER SHAKEN HANDS WITH EITHER BARACK OSAMA OBAMA OR HIS AND W BUSH'S SECRETARY OF WAR FRAUD ROBERT GATES,THEN HE SHOULD LOOK CLOSELY - THERE MAY LITERALLY BE BLOOD ON HIS HANDS JUST AS GATES CLAIMS !
Obama Preparing to Attack Iran (tags)
f"Obama campaigned for the presidency quite explicitly as a warmonger in regards to Afghanistan, although his constant claim to have opposed the Iraq war left many voters with the false impression that he was less bellicose than Bush. In reality, Obama was always adamant about his desire to bomb and invade Pakistan in pursuit of the phantomatic “Osama bin Laden.” Barone comments: ‘It would be ironic if the professorial Barack Obama launches a military attack when his supposedly cowboy predecessor George W. Bush declined to do so….But I take it seriously when … nonhawks Joe Klein and Walter Russell Meade say Obama might bomb Iran."
TEXAS CITY EXPOSES BP EXPLOSIONS (tags)
"See, rather than tell the truth about what's happening in the Gulf, BP has resorted to police state tactics to threaten the media and intimidate journalists, threatening them with arrest, detainment and felony crimes if they get close enough to snap photos of what's really going on in the Gulf Coast."
BTL:Obama's Policy on Post-Coup Honduras Follows Same Old Washington Script Toward Latin A (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
Why Debate the War? The Real Reason We Are in Afghanistan (tags)
"The president succumbed to the dominant assumptions of the last two decades... Our think tanks and governments have also developed their own metaphysical structures, labeling them "failed states," or "counter-insurgency.."
OBAMA GOVERNMENT LOSES THE INITIATIVE AND IT FINISHES BEFORE THE END OF THE MANDATE (tags)
To think in politics it is necessary to take into account the symbolic effect of some decisions.
Oval Office Duplicity: Cover for Corporate Criminality (tags)
Barack Obama: Liar, Warlord and Corporate Shill (tags)
another shameless public betrayal
AJLPP MOBILIZES IN PHOENIX FOR THE NATIONAL PROTEST AGAINST SB 1070 (tags)
Los Angeles- Fight Racism! Fight for Civil and Democratic Rights! The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) in the name of the more than 5 million Filipino-American and 1.5 million Filipino immigrant community militantly supports the national mobilization in Arizona on May 29th against racism expressed in SB 1070 that legalizes racial profiling. AJLPP activist from the ProPeople YouthKMB will be on the chartered bus from Los Angeles, CA to Phoenix, AZ to participate in a national protest at the Artizona State Capitol on May 29. With them is a militant contingent from AFFIRM.
The BP oil spill and American capitalism (tags)
"BP of course has done us wrong, as all corporations do. But it is capitalism that should be put on trial. This is an opportunity to move the people to that understanding. All who stand for progress and human advancement must seize this moment. In every conversation, every letter to the editor, every email, every blog post and every twit we must work to put the transformation to a different society on the table. Only an economy based on fairness and sharing can save us from the disease of capitalism that is ravaging this earth. Now is a time to scream this from every corner of the globe. In our groups and associations and as individuals we can begin this now. We may not stop until we have a new world!"
50,000 predicted for immigration march Saturday in Phoenix (tags)
The march meets at 8am at Steel Indian School Park on 3rd Street & Indian School in Phoenix and goes to the Arizona State Capitol 17th Ave & Washington also in Phoenix.
BP and Administration Lies, Deceit and Coverup in the Gulf (tags)
The Gulf is now a crime scene
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.
Napolitano in Claremont (tags)
Sunday, May 16, 2010
CLAREMONT, California - The arrival of Homeland Security Secretary (and former Governor of Arizona) Janet Napolitano to this community at the far east end of Los Angeles county propelled a march and rally of about 300 people in denunciation of the policies of immigration agencies, which fall under her purview.
Leer este artículo en español: Napolitano en Claremont
UNCLE OBAMA'S CABIN (tags)
Obama is the ogre now.
Obama Picks Kagan, Backer of Indefinite Detention Without Trial, for High Court (tags)
Obama Picks Kagan, Backer of Indefinite Detention Without Trial, for High Court
BREAKING: 5:16 pm - Obama now In LA (tags)
Protesters gathering outside event at California Science Center near USC at Exposition & Figueroa
Behind The Scheme To Privatize NASA Elon Musk, The Downey Connection & Google Owners (tags)
Elon Musk who is planning to build "green" electric auto assembly plant in Downey is also working with Pres Obama to privatize the NASA program and turn the program over to him
Obama’s Lies About Iran or What he was "hired" to do. (tags)
"Iran’s nuclear power capability is used to keep us frightened beyond all reason. That nation’s domestic turmoil wrought by last year’s disputed presidential election has also been used as proof that Iran is a terrorist state, or a “state sponsor of terror” or whatever new terms can be invented to make Americans believe that war is a necessity."
OUST THE CORRUPT AND PUPPET US-ARROYO-REGIME AND DISMANTLE ALL US NUCLEAR ARSENAL NOW ! (tags)
“Saling Kat or Saling Pusa” This is how the Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) calls the visit of Philippine President Arroyo to attend the Washington DC conference with US President Obama and the United Nations in new York on the new nuclear arms strategy Obama unveiled on Tuesday.
“Rethink Afghanistan” Screens in San Diego (tags)
The Peace and Democracy Action Group of the First Unitarian-Universalist Church in Hillcrest recently screened Robert Greenwald’s hard-hitting 2009 documentary “Rethink Afghanistan,” which meticulously lists all the reasons given for the U.S.’s continuing and escalating military involvement in Afghanistan — from the alleged need to deny al-Qaeda “sanctuary” in the country to the supposed “liberation” of Afghan women — and demolishes them all. The March 18 screening was followed by a talk-back session with three members of the San Diego chapter of Veterans for Peace, who talked about their own experiences in Korea and Viet Nam and the similarities between how those wars were justified and sold to the American people and the current campaign to legitimize our Afghan campaign.
Obama rushed to hospital (tags)
With a pre-existing condition
Filipino Americans Nationwide Stand Up Against War and Occupation-- March 20, 2010 (tags)
As the invasion of Iraq enters its eighth year, the Alliance for a Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (Alliance Philippines) expresses their solidarity with the people of Iraq, Afghanistan, the Philippines and every place there are occupying US forces. “Ordinary people are rallying across the country and around the world demanding an end to wars of aggression and longstanding imperialism”, says New York-based Ugnayan Interim Spokesperson Chevy Evangelista. Queens-based organizations Ugnayan ng mga Anak ng Bayan (Linking the Children of the Motherland) and Damayan Migrant Workers Association as well California-based organizations, Kabataang maka-Bayan (KmB, Pro People Youth) Los Angeles and San Diego, are urging Filipino and other immigrant communities to join coordinated DC/West Coast anti-war rallies on Saturday, March 20, 2010.
Fernando Lugo: El gobierno de Obama ya tiene cura (tags)
¿Quién puede confiar en un cura con hijos?
Obama suffers from “Limelightitus”. (tags)
It is a genetic condition passed on in families from father to son.
March 4 Socialist Program to Defend Education (tags)
On March 4, students and workers throughout California and the US will demonstrate against the attack on public education and increases in tuition that are making a college education unaffordable for the majority of working class youth.
Lights going out in Gaza again (tags)
Lights going out in Gaza again
Will Obama Opt for War on Iran? (tags)
Will Obama Opt for War on Iran?
Is America going dumb as well as fascist? (tags)
Is it something in the food or on TV?
Torture Never Stopped Under Obama (tags)
What is Torture? It can be physical or physchological, quick or unhurried. It implies lasting trauma unbefitting a human. The U.N. defines torture as: “ ...any act by which severe pain or suffering, physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him, or a third person, information or a confession…” (U.N. Convention Against Torture). By this definition the U.S. continues to practice torture. Yes, Obama outlawed some especially shocking forms of torture — water boarding, for example — but other types of torture were not labeled “torture” and thus continue.
KPFK/KPFA/Pacifica/Free Speech Radio News Send their Middle Finger to Senior Citizens (tags)
The Pacifica/KPFA/KPFK/Free Speech Radio News report talking up "progressive" efforts to enact Obamacare, Monday, January, 25, 2010, has brought to a boil long simmering discontent and disgust with the contempt and disregard of the network and programmers for issues of senior citizens.
The catamite's revenge (tags)
Roberts hates America and the American people. Now he has got them back.
Fighting Company Union Ideology (tags)
The evolution of the company union in the U.S. is a history of both labor’s progress and its missteps. It is a story that, at bottom, speaks to the battle of workers to find an independent, powerful presence on the job — and to push this clout into the community to help shape the broader public realm. Unions came into existence organically wherever capitalism developed. As soon as workers were brought together by a small number of employers and compelled to make profits for them, the employees naturally sought to defend themselves. A living wage and decent working conditions failed to emerge through the good will of the employers, unfortunately, so workers took matters into their own hands.
Free Mumia! Los Angeles Rejects High Court's Ruling (tags)
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
LOS ANGELES - Despite heavy rain, a group of about 30 people attended a demonstration for the freedom of political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal. The last-minute action was organized by anti-racist activists who were reacting to the overturning of a judgment that favored the condemned journalist. The Third Circuit Court of Appeals had overturned Abu-Jamal's death sentence, finding that the judge in the case had failed to properly instruct members of the jury to consider possible mitigating circumstances during sentencing. However, the Supreme Court overturned the lower court's decision, opening up the possibility that Abu-Jamal, who has always maintained his innocence, could return to death row.
Demo for Mumia Wed 01-20, 5 PM downtown LA fed bldg (tags)
The previously called demonstration to save Mumia's life and free him will take place Wed Jan 20 at 5 PM outside the downtown LA federal building on Los Angeles Street (corner Temple). Be there ane let people know. Other info below from Mumia's lawyer:
Obama Year One: Betrayal and Failure (Part II) (tags)
Worse than Bush
Imperialism is a Human Rights Violation!!! (tags)
STOP the War on Raza and Stop the Wars in the Middle East!!! December 10, 2009, 5:00pm
"BARRACKS" OBAMA, THE MERCILESS (tags)
Chronicle of a disguised military dictatorship.
Mumia’s Life Is On the Line: Mobilize Labor/Black Power to Free Him Now! (tags)
The threat to Mumia Abu-Jamal's life is increasingly ominous. His lead attorney, Robert Bryan, warns: "There is an escalated effort by the authorities to see him die at the hands of the executioner. This is the most dangerous time for Mumia since his 1981 arrest." The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down Jamal's two appeals. If it were to rule in favor of the prosecution's appeal, this would open the way for Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell to issue a third warrant of execution, which he has vowed to do. Contrary to the misplaced expectations of many, the Obama administration is not about to save Mumia. Around the world, hundreds of thousands have marched for this courageous champion of oppressed. Trade unions representing millions of members have rallied to the defense of Mumia. It is urgent to expand this support into powerful labor/black action, appealing to the integrated union movement to join with the black, Latino and immigrant poor to demand that he be liberated.
Obama has aged 15 years since he took office (tags)
That is because, as Chavez says, he is a prisoner.
Submarines sunk (tags)
Reign of Terror begins
Submarines sunk. (tags)
Reign of Terror begins
Editorial Cartoon: "2012: They Were Warned" (tags)
Those of you who've followed my work for any length of time will remember my complaints about the early start of the Presidential "election" cycle (John Edwards announced on Christmas Week, 2006) in the form of the four-part "Jackass Slate for 2008".
The Israelis cannot continue to slaughter women and children (tags)
Without the consent, silent or otherwise, of most of these 50 prominent American Jews listed below.
Obama is a sociopath; it's transparent, but, not personal (tags)
Obama is a sociopath, but that shouldn’t shock anyone. He’s a U.S. President, and Commander-in-Chief of the largest, most lethal arsenal in history, which could destroy the world many times over, and, with a budget many times the size of the next 10 national military budgets combined. Ipso facto, a sociopath. But, it's nothing personal.
David Victor said (tags)
anytime I want
Obama Supports Food Inc.'s World Domination and All We Get Is the White House Garden? (tags)
While Michele Obama took the needed steps in tearing out the White House lawn and planting an organic garden, her husband isn't so quick to drop the old pandering to biotechnology habits of big agribusiness corporations. With Obama's chosen staff of Tom Vilsack, Rajiv Shah, and Islam Siddiqui we have a continuation of the revolving door between corporate agribusiness, biotechnology and government regulators.
Global Warming Accelerates While US Backpedals (tags)
Two recent studies have shocked the world in regard to global warming. A phenomenon that was to happen “possibly in our lifetime” has evolved into a threat capable of transforming the world in ten years time. A recent, extensive study of the northern polar ice caps released by climate expert Professor Peter Wadham, concluded that the Arctic Ocean would be “mostly” ice free in 10 years during the summer months. This study is a stunning compliment to research done by NASA at the South Pole, which noted that ice sheets have been losing 30 feet a year in thickness since 2003. The research concluded that the rate of melting is accelerating, creating a “runaway effect.”
October Surprise - Peace Prize to a War Criminal (tags)
The IgNobel tradition continues
AUDACITY IN NORWAY!: It's a morbid joke, right? Barack Obama? Nobel Peace Prize? (tags)
The Audacity of Hype! Not since Henry Kissinger was given "the Peace Prize" in 1973 has the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize involved such a sad and tragic irony. Between now and delivering his "Peace" Prize acceptance speech, Obama will be sending drones to bomb mostly collaterally innocent people every week (in their homes, marketplaces, villages, and even wedding parties). He will be continuing to operate George 'Dubya' Bush's practically beyond-the-law, rendition-torture gulags (notoriously, Gitmo & Bagram). He will be expanding the technological advancements, types and potential "usability" of U.S. nuclear weapons (while supposedly also being awarded "for his attempts to curb nuclear proliferation"). And, he will be, upon their every request, militarily resupplying a racist apartheid state (Israel) with cumulatively billions of dollars worth of cluster, DIME and phosphorus bombs, no matter how many fleeing families upon whom that state will use those execrable terror weapons. The Nobel Peace Committee must still be high on the 'Obamalade' to make such a blatant mockery of what the Nobel prize for peace(!) should stand for. Or, should they now call it the Nobel "Peace Is War" Prize? [ --JA]
Please, Mr. President. (tags)
Let me make peace.
Economic recovery underway - a cruel deception (tags)
HCAN Demo at Blue Cross Anthem for Healthcare Reform (tags)
Report about the demonstration in front of Blue Cross headquarters in Los Angeles, on September 22nd. Part of a national protest called by Healthcare for America Now.
Code Pink Betrayed by Anti-War's "Leadership" (tags)
While Cindy Sheehan led Code Pink's protests against the U.S. led war in Iraq outside of Bush's Crawford , TX ranch, she was the most popular activist with the anti-war's pro-Democrat establishment, yet Code Pink's current protests against Obama's continued military occupations in both Iraq and Afghanistan are ignored and scorned by the establishment neoliberals who claim to lead the peace movement. Most likely we can expect this neoliberal establishment element to support additional U.S. troops sent to Afghanistan, our current alpine quagmire..
Triumph of the Right? (tags)
Sep 2nd, 2009 9:09 PM Despite the sweeping Democratic victories in the elections of 2006 and 2008, the Republican party in general and the radical Right in particular have reasserted themselves with a vengeance, especially regarding the health insurance reform proposals of the Obama administration and Congress. They’ve been able to tap into the same reflexive anti-government sentiment that has powered American politics at least since Ronald Reagan’s election (and arguably earlier) to block the reform proposals and set the stage for a Republican return to power that will render Obama as irrelevant historically as Carter and Clinton -- and without a mass progressive movement to push Obama and the Democrats back to the Left, the Right will succeed and triumph.
Noam Chomsky Meets with Chavez in Venezuela (tags)
"Chomsky said the growing disappointment with the Obama administration in the U.S. was predictable because the corporate media marketed Obama's presidential candidacy on the slogan of "Change We Can Believe In" but omitted concrete proposals for effective changes, and the Obama administration has since shown an incapacity to institute such changes."
Stop the ICE Raids Now! Full Legalization for All! Alto a los Despidos Masivos - Stop the (tags)
Marcha for Reforma Migratoria - March for Immigration Reform! Los Trabajadores de Overhill Farms, American Apparel, Farmers Johns y otros llaman a todas las organizaciones de Derechos Humanos e Immigrantes y otras a Demandar que Presidente Obama Pare las multas a Patrones y verificacion de documentos que resultan en despidos masivos. The workers of Overhill Farms, American Apparel, Farmers Johns and others are calling to all the organizations of Human Rights and Immigrantes and others to Demand Obama to Stop Sanctions to employers, and employee verification due to the mass firing of people.
VIDEO: The "Safe Haven" Myth (tags)
President Obama defended the expansion of the war by calling it a "war of necessity." Harvard Prof. Stephen Walt takes on Obama's justification for escalating the Afghanistan war.
Global Depression and Regional Wars - Part II (tags)
continued imperial plunder
Obama has lost "single payer" (tags)
He should go back to teaching.
Cracks in the Honduran Coup Regime Grow Wider (tags)
"Micheletti is in fact declaring the military a scapegoat for doing just once what Micheletti himself has ordered them to do a second and third time. He doesn’t really want Zelaya to stand trial because, first, the so-called evidence against the President is flimsy and falsified, and, second, because the regime fears that the very people of Honduras might assemble to break down any wall that might hold their elected president."
Obama vs Insurance:Pillow fights (tags)
Obama and the health insurance companies are pillow fighting. Ready to concede, the Democrats are already saying the ya-hoo attended townhalls have stopped them from passing through legislation, what about the townhalls against the war(s)? This fight is stopping because it never really was meant to win. Just another pillow fight with big business. The media wants us to believe that there is some sort of mass movement out there that is opposed to any sort of health care that is not run by the private sector.
Global Depression and Regional Wars (tags)
economic hard times and wars
The Joker as hypocrite (tags)
Obama, like his "Old Man" - just can't keep his mouth shut
Nader Was Right: Liberals Are Going Nowhere With Obama (tags)
Liberals once again were fooled by "lesser evilism" tactics of the Democrats, many devoted much time and energy to elect Obama, yet only receive more of the same as their reward. Our only changes are military use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" on prisoners instead of torture, under Obama the only change we will get in reality is a well spoken war criminal instead of a war criminal that speaks jibberish! Think Obama will allow for any domestic or international war crime trial of his predecessor?? Forget about it!! More of the same!!
War, Occupation and Collision Course with Russia (tags)
Through civil-military cooperation, civil-actors are degraded to integral components of western military deployments and thus enemies for large parts of the local population.. "Global NATO," a competitive organization to the UN, is being created to counter Russia's and China's veto.
MELISSA ROXAS: As Palparan Fails to Break Roxas in Manila, US Legal Team Files Complaint.. (tags)
While former Philippine military leader-turned-lawmaker Jovito Palparan fails to break the credibility of American citizen Melissa Roxas’ testimony that it was the Philippine military that tortured and abducted her last May during a hearing before the Philippine House Committee on Human Rights in Manila, official complaints of torture have already been filed by Roxas’ US legal team with the United Nations in Geneva and United States State Department.
NLE 09 TARGET ANALYSIS -- CHI NYC HOU PDX DC -- (tags)
Dr. James Fetzer joins a group of officers and non-coms from Ghost Troop, the controversial cyber militia dedicated to thwarting 9/11-2B false flag attacks. Together they conduct a powerful analysis of the pending terror drill, NLE 09.
Fernando Suárez del Solár Speaks at “Senseless Death” Screening (tags)
In 2003 Jesús Suárez del Solár became one of the first U.S. victims of the current war in Iraq -- and his father, Fernando, expressed his anger and sadness at the loss of his son by joining the San Diego anti-war movement and becoming one of its most powerful activists. On July 8 the San Diego Public Library showed “A Senseless Death,” a 2006 documentary by a French-Canadian filmmaker that told the story of Jesús and other so-called “green-card soldiers,” immigrants (both documented and undocumented) lured into the U.S. military and promised citizenship in return for becoming cannon fodder for U.S. imperalism.
Lobbyist Lanny Davis Seeks a Rematch with Obama over Honduras Coup (tags)
"And Zelaya is right. Playing along with such talks with an illegitimate coup regime any longer than they've gone on already would be folly. Diplomacy is for dealing with legitimate governments, not for criminals and terrorists. And, Mr. President, even if that story blows over in the news media, because Honduras is a relatively small country, you just know that if the Honduras coup succeeds in remaining in power that other military generals in other Latin American countries are going to take it as a green light to do the same. And when that happens, the next coup - in Bolivia, perhaps? El Salvador? Nicaragua? Or completing the circle from 1955, Guatemala, Señor Presidente? - will be known far and wide as “Obama’s coup,” because your administration will then be accurately perceived as having not lowered the boom – in all the economic, political and judicial ways that everybody knows you can and must do - on its predecessor. Worse, they’ll say you got beat by Lanny Davis. They’ll even say that kooky Lanny fellow was right about you in 2008. Those are his chips on the card table. Now show us yours. ----- Most Damning: Many will come to see that that (facilitate the coups) was what you were "hired" to do?" General Joe
The Coup in Honduras: A Teachable Moment for Obama? (tags)
President Barack Obama‘s main duty under the U.S. Constitution is to see to it that the laws are “faithfully executed.” By a UN Treaty, approved by the Senate, in 1994, torture is against U.S. law. No ifs, ands or buts about it. No exceptions! In Honduras, some apologists for the “de facto” regime, are pretending that they followed the law, when they gave their president the boot. Will Obama play the same “pretend game” on Torture? Stay Tuned. .
Obama, Ghana, and African oil (tags)
Barack Obama's visit to Ghana is, most fundamentally, about West African oil and natural gas, and control of the corridors for transporting it through the Gulf of Guinea, on the West African Coast.
Bush, Obama and the Corporate Love Affair (tags)
An analysis of the great similarities in the pro-corporate and war policies of the Bush and Obama administrations in spite of the obvious differences between the two men.
The Zombies Play On (tags)
"Tim Geithner made clear the US government does not plan any breach with disaster capitalism....No wonder Wall Street cheers. New life is breathed into speculation at state expense with junk securities.."
BRIIC (with Iran) (tags)
Obama wants to kill three rabbits with a wallop: to isolate Iran, to reduce the space for the Brazilian economical growth and to preserve the leadership of the potency financially ruined.
The Significance of Washington's Coup Attempt in Honduras (tags)
There should be no doubt about the U.S. decisive role behind the now-crumbling military coup in Honduras. As commander in chief of the U.S. armed forces, the blame for this intervention lies solely on President Obama. The White House, however, would like you to believe that they attempted to convince the Honduran military not to intervene. Rubbish.
A billion to go hungry with food prices back on rise (tags)
A billion to go hungry with food prices back on rise
Iran's marine mammals endangered (tags)
Iran's marine mammals endangered
Obama Needs a Bug Vacuum (tags)
There is a better way to deal with insects. Various companies make a science toy called the Bug Vacuum. (The one I've been using is made by a company called Summit, which I bought at a school supply store .) It sucks insects into a transparent holding area so that children can study them and then turn them loose. However, for the last several years, I've been using it to catch bugs in my home and set them free outside.
General Strike Needed to Oppose Cal Gov cuts & Obama's no aid (tags)
Republican Governor Schwarzenegger refuses to ask for loans until the gains of the workingclass are destroyed and Democratic President Barack Obama has refused to provide aid to California, although he did give over $700 billion to the banks with no accountability , the same banks which refuse to provide loans to anyone who has serious need where it be private businesses or governments. Bank excess reserves have skyrocketed from almost zero to over $800 billion since Fall 2008. Labor must respond with GENERAL STRIKE.
UN Official Says Only a Worldwide Mass Movement Will Stop Israel's Oppression of Palestine (tags)
UC Santa Barbara professor Richard Falk, elected by the UN Human Relations Commission as special rapporteur on Israel's treatment of Palestinians in the occupied territories, spoke in San Diego June 5 and said only a worldwide mass movement, comparable to the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, can end Israel's oppression against the Palestinians and enable a truly just solution. He called on his listeners to take on the pro-Israel monopoly of opinion in American politics and the mainstream media, and help make Americans more aware of the depths of the suffering Palestinians experience under U.S.-funded Israeli arms.
Obama's Outreach to Muslims - Empty Rhetoric, Same Old Policies (tags)
business as usual continues globally
U.S. Ruling Class to Voters: No Change in Terror Policy (tags)
Guantanamo Bay detention center remains open at the behest of the U.S. Senate despite public disapproval and the half-hearted support for closure by President Barack Obama. Lenin called parliament, in our case the House and Senate, a talking shop given to distract us from the real process of government that goes on behind closed doors. His timely words should be remembered now in the United States’ continual War on Terrorism. The Senate is like a shock absorber that effectively neutralizes any grievances from the broad mass of the people that happen to make it through absorber number one, the House of Representatives. Recently the Senate voted 90-6 in favor of denying President Barack Obama the funds need to close the odious Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.
George Galloway and Viva Palestina US: Our Convoy to Gaza (tags)
Endorsments continue to pour in for Viva Palestina US - A Lifeline from the United States to Gaza, including Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn and David Swanson of After Downing Street. Organizations wishing to endorse the Convoy can email in their endorsements here: firstname.lastname@example.org
Obama Administration Targets Environmental and Animal Rights Activists As Eco-Terrorists (tags)
for Obama, activism = terrorism
Making Sense of a U.S. Owned General Motors (tags)
Now that the United States owns General Motors, many are asking, “What’s in it for taxpayers?” This is an extremely good question, considering that taxpayers may spend up to $100 billion [!] towards a company that’s currently worth around $450 million. (Wall Street Journal, 6/02/09) This large discrepancy in numbers means, obviously, that taxpayers could lose tremendous amounts of “investment” money if Obama’s “profit first” plan is put into effect. What is this plan? Strip the company to a fraction of its former self, using far fewer workers and making far less money in the hopes that GM will then out-compete the foreign competition on the world market.
What is "Real Reason" Supreme Court Overturned "Miranda"??? (tags)
Another dire warning and eventual outcome of summarily eradicating human and civil rights by the fascists (i.e.Obama and his "owners" in Corporate America) will be the systematic arrests and imprisonment of anyone who is seen as an enemy or a threat to the Bush-Obama-Corporate America Mafia!!! ..........................................................................
Hundreds Protest Outside Obama Fundraiser in Beverly Hills (tags)
BEVERLY HILLS, May 27, 2009 – A wide range of groups turned out to protest Obama’s visit to Southern California this Wednesday at a Democratic Party fund raiser. Protests began around 3:00 pm with a contingent of primarily anti-war protesters, who are disappointed with the contradiction between what Obama said on the campaign trail and what he is saying and doing now as commander in chief.
Anti-War Protestors Welcome Obama (tags)
Between 75 to a 100 demonstrators have gathered outside of the Beverly Hilton to welcome Obama to Los Angeles.
Shepard Fairey's Obama (tags)
Chris Burnett is host of "Indymedia On Air" on KPFK 90.7 FM, Los Angeles
Schwarzenegger plans to completely eliminate welfare for families (tags)
Schwarzenegger plans to completely eliminate welfare for families
Global Crisis: How Much Time do We Have? (tags)
"Rather, what began Monday, September 15, 2008 was the beginning of a terminal and irreversible collapse of the global financial system, which is part of a controlled Model through which other objetives will be achieved."
Egyptians to Obama: Mubarak not welcome in USA (tags)
Today, Egypt is at dangerous crossroads. As Mubarak enters his 28th year in power and his ninth decade, Egypt’s future is more uncertain than ever
FDR's New Deal v. Obamanomics in Their First 100 Days (tags)
stark mirror opposites
Obama's Medical Marijuana Rhetoric Better Than His Actions (tags)
Despite the much-ballyhooed announcements from the Obama administration that they're going to stop prosecuting medical marijuana patients and providers as long as they abide by the laws of their states, little has changed, attorney Gerald Singleton and activist Dion Markgraaf told Activist San Diego at a meeting April 20. Patients and providers are still being raided, and the Justice Department disappointed medical marijuana advocates by recommending a five-year prison sentence for former Morro Bay dispensary operator Charles Lynch despite the request by the judge in the case for some legal ground to be more lenient.
Local San Diego Activists Defend Friendship Park (tags)
Since 1971, the Monument Mesa at Friendship Park on the U.S.-Mexico border has been an informal gathering place where people kept from physically coming together by the border fence could nonetheless reach out and pass each other greetings, kisses, presents and food. No longer: the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, seemingly determined to wipe out any sign that the people of the U.S. and Mexico should actually regard each other with anything other than wary hostility, have put the mesa straight in the cross-hairs of the triple border fence. Local activists Christian Ramirez and John Fanestil addressed a San Diego audience April 17 to tell what they're doing to try to save Friendship Park.
Recognize the Armenian Genocide. April 24, 2009 Genocide March in Hollywood, CA (tags)
Armenian Genocide Commemoration Unified Young Armenians hold their annual Armenian Genocide commamoration event in "Little Armenia" in Hollywood, CA. These images capture this special, tragic day for all Armenians around the world.
Celebrate May Day in the streets! (tags)
SAIC May Day mobilizing leaflet It is time to prepare for struggle against Obama-style immigration reform!
BTL:Obstacles Stand in Way of Thaw in U.S. - Cuban and Venezuelan Relations (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
AIPAC order Obama not to attend conference on racism (tags)
And he obeys.
Honeybees in danger (tags)
Honeybees in danger
ALERT: Chicago's Nuclear Obama -- False Flag Unfurled (tags)
An all-star set of intelligence experts announce and defend a well-considered argument that the Obama administration is no different from the Bush administration in the key areas of the global war, the Homeland State and false flag terror.
Radical Educator Bill Ayers speaks at Claremont Colleges (tags)
Monday, April 6, 2009 CLAREMONT, California - Bill Ayers, professor of education and co-founder of the radical antiwar organization the Weather Underground--labeled "domestic terrorists" by the FBI--spoke to a crowd of about 300 this evening about activism, Obama, and education. A recurring theme of his talk was the importance of movements (in contrast with the common emphasis on leadership) in bringing about social change, and his exhortation was that we in the audience participate in those movements.
The Obama Government: Take from the Poor and Give to the Rich (tags)
These past several weeks have witnessed a stunning attack on working people, with the Obama administration leading the charge. It started with Larry Summers, Obama’s chief economic adviser, responding to the A.I.G. bonuses by pontificating about the sanctity of contracts: “We are a country of law. There are contracts. The government cannot just abrogate contracts.” Like a mad dog pursuing its prey, he pounced on the conclusion that absolutely nothing could be done about the bonuses. Unfortunately, Summers voiced no similar outcry when the Obama administration, only weeks earlier, insisted that the U.A.W. contracts be renegotiated as a condition for the auto industry receiving a bailout, suggesting that a different set of rules applies to the rich than to the rest of us who constitute the majority and work for a living.
G20 Summit ; Lecter to President Obama (tags)
Lecter to Mr. Obama about financial gluttony
BEVERLY JOHNSON HAS A SECRET PAST HISTORY OF ASSAULT !!! (tags)
LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS HAS ALWAYS FELT THAT MR. MARK BURK HAS BEEN SEVERLY TAKEN ADVATAGE AND SLANDERED BY BEVERLY JOHNSON AND HER HIGH PRICED DEVIOUS LAWYERS !!!
GABNET LETTER TO OBAMA (tags)
On November 1, 2005, Nicole, a 22-year-old Filipina, was observed being dumped out of a van in a semi-unclothed and semi-conscious state. The van contained three U.S. troops who were in the Philippines for the annual joint military exercises with the Philippine Armed Forces. Lance Cpl. Daniel Smith was subsequentlly charged with rape before the Philippine courts. He was found guilty and sentenced to 40 years. After spending 30 days in a Philippine jail, he was spirited out at midnight to the U.S. embassy where he is said to remain while his case goes through the Court of Appeals. This month, Nicole signed an affidavit saying she might have given the wrong signals to Cpl. Smith. She was given an immigration visa for the U.S. The Filipino people are demanding that the Visiting Forces Agreement signed by President Bush and President Estrada, who was overthrown in 2001, be abrogated for its onerous provisions against the sovereignty of the Philippines.
LA Welcomes Obama! STOP the RAIDS NOW!! (tags)
On March 19, 2009, President Barack Obama visited the Mexican/Central American community where Miguel Contreras Learning Complex is located. The community came out to demand 1. STOP the ICE RAIDS and 2. FULL LEGALIZATION for ALL PEOPLE NOW!
Hopeful Change in El Salvador? (tags)
Salvadorans are being fooled again.
BTL:Single-Payer Marginalized at Obama Health Care Reform Summit (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
Obama's Mistake in Reasoning (tags)
The accumulation of capital in fewer and fewer hands first made possible the worldwide economic crisis. For Obama's economic policy to be successful, he must reverse the assets disparity and force the 10% with two-thirds of the assets to solidarity through higher taxes.
Obama can't appoint the best (tags)
If the AIPAC objects
Health Care Reform, Obama Style (tags)
health care reform
Obama administration backs immunity for author of Bush torture memos, Berkeley's John Yoo (tags)
In legal arguments before a federal court in San Francisco Friday, the Obama administration stepped in to defend one of most notorious figures in the Bush administration, John Yoo, author of legal memoranda used to justify torture and indefinite detention without trial as part of the "war on terror."
Barack Obama Pirate Captain of Derivative TARP TANIC and Nuclear Iran (tags)
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
The New York Post Fires the First shot in Presidential Assassination Politics (tags)
and Allan Keyes Fires the Second!
Light at the End of the Tunnel: Communities Must Stand Together for Change (tags)
Diverse communities in the U.S. have been standing together to bring about social change at the grassroots level in an unprecedented wave of euphoria set off by the inauguration of Barack Obama. Whether in public meetings, workshops, or protests the unity of purpose and momentum is palpable. What will it take to translate that human energy into real change?
Obama's Bank Bailout: Bush's Plan Resurrected (tags)
To reintroduce an unpopular idea by a different name is a classic trick of politicians. Obama has done precisely this in unveiling his bank bailout plan. In a desperate attempt to distance himself from Bush, the Obama administration has added some complicated economic terms packaged into a system he simply calls the “bad bank.” The essence of the plan, however, is exactly what Bush originally proposed.
S.D. Cracks Down on Medical Pot as Feds Loosen Up (tags)
Don Duncan, California statewide director of the national medical-marijuana advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA), came to San Diego February 10 to tell local members that the outlook for medical marijuana is good. He pointed to a policy statement from a spokesperson for President Obama that said the federal government will stop using its police power to interfere with state medical marijuana laws. But that was cold comfort to many of the people in the room, especially those targeted by a flurry of raids in San Diego in the first week of February.
Phoenix and Tucson police report over 400 kidnappings of Americans by Mexicans (tags)
Washington, DC is too obsessed with al Qaeda and other terrorists to care about what is happening in their own backyard right now, as waves of abductions hit Phoenix and other American cities. Washington is not paying enough attention. Many wonder why not?
POPPING THE CHERRY OF THE NEW REGIME (tags)
In a couple of days, Richard Holbrooke - Hilary Clinton's pick to push the US imperialist agenda in Afghanistan - is about to get his feet wet by visiting neighboring Pakistan. Holbrooke, a former US envoy to the UN and considered an expert on the region's geopolitics will face an ally who's growing weary and suspicious of the US real intentions. The Pakistanis who were hopeful that the new Washington regime could somewhat relieve the toxicity of the Bush campaign were greatly dismayed when three days after the much ballyhooed Obama inauguration, a drone guided bombing killed 21 of their own citizens.
THE FILIPINO SPIRIT IN THE REMAKING OF AMERICA (tags)
Today, we celebrate our misa ng bayan with great hopes for brighter days of economic and moral recovery and renewal under our new President Barack Obama. It is certainly heartening and uplifting to know that we have a lot to hope and be thankful for after this nation demonstrated great courage by electing the first black, indeed, the first colored man in history, to the presidency. It brings much satisfaction after periods of intense crises and conflicts under the Bush administration, remembering 9/11, the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the economic meltdown that continues to wreck havoc on us andespecially the common workers not only in the United States but all over the globe. After passing through the bleakest of days we earnestly hope to see light.
Obama’s stimulus plan gave Amtrak, aviation, clean water the shaft (tags)
Democrats and Republicans cut them all.
ARROYO SNUBBED AGAIN BY OBAMA (tags)
US President Barack Obama is proving to be a very elusive prey for a Philippine President supposedly dogging him for a meeting. Instead Arroyo met withUS State Secretary Clinton. Ms Arroyo briefed Clinton on the government’s refocusing the campaign for peace in Mindanao from the armed groups to dialogues with communities, and that engagement with insurgent groups like the secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) would be about “disarmament, demobilization and rehabilitation”.
Tarp Stimulus Banker Johns Save by Writing Off Kristin Davis Hookers (tags)
Some things never change.
A New Administration, Tired Old Policies (tags)
Counterproductive policies heading America for depression
Barack Obama and the Mass Transit Revolution (tags)
An analysis of how a Barack Obama presidency might affect the American society's greenhouse gas and petroleum reduction goals and the struggle to create a first rate mass transit system in Los Angeles and California. Written for both Los Angelenos and a global audience.
Bush Nazi! You Can Stay Here No Longer! (tags)
Even if some dumkopf has convinced them that they were good Samaritans; they will hear; ""Go away! You are unclean!" people cry to them. "Away! Away!.." When they flee and wander about, people say, "They can stay here no longer.""(James 5:6; Lam. 4:15) 1/29 Bush Nazis bluffing blind men.
87% of Israelis enjoyed the genocide in Gaza. (tags)
Now comes the payback.
The Shortwave Report 01/23 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. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
Antiwar Activists “Boot” Dubya Out the Door (tags)
A rally and march was held in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 19, 2009. It’s objective was to give President George W. Bush “the boot” as he exited an office that he has disgraced by his failure to uphold the law. David Swanson, cofounder of afterdowningstreet. org, was one of the speakers at the event. He underscored the importance of appointing a “Special Prosecutor” to look into and hold accountable the culpable members of the Bush-Cheney Gang.
Peace Activists At the MLK Jr. parade (tags)
Peace activists from around L.A. marched in the Martin Luther King Day parade. Activists drew big applause from the multitudes of spectators whom showed the peace sign and joined in with chants of "Goodby Bush" and "Obama's in the house.
Some Thoughts on Obama and the US Empire (tags)
Chris Burnett is host of "Indymedia On Air" on KPFK 90.7 FM, Los Angeles
FILAMS HOLDS TOWN HALL MEETING, WRITES OBAMA (tags)
Less than a hundred Filipino American composed of community leaders, Balitang America viewers and experts on the economy, immigration, and Filipino World War II veterans and their advocates held a year end-Community town hall meeting last December 10, 2008 and after a spirited discussion read a letter to be sent to the President –elect Barack Obama who will assume office on January 20, 2009.
Israel Is Doomed! (tags)
Israel is doomed because it is run by psychotic idiots who are bent on a "Greater Israel" strategy.
NYCLAW Antiwar Bulletin -- 12.23.08 (tags)
Read Between the Lines
Obama Chooses Monsanto Creature, Tom Vilsack, for Secretary of Agriculture (tags)
We have just lost cabin pressure, and I don’t mean on the Monsanto corporate jet that Tom Vilsack uses.
The Shortwave Report 12/19 Listen Globally! (tags)
/newswire/index.php?function=publish /newswire/index.php?function=publishA 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. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
Swimming Up Stream (tags)
Somebody had to offer a calm and serene response even though this will have to swim up the powerful stream of hopes raised by Obama in the international public opinion...
Don’t Let Them Get Away with the Murder of Julian Alexander...Turn Grief into Resistance (tags)
Another Young Black Man Killed by Police in Cold Blood
Obama's Economic Dream Team? (tags)
indeed for Wall Street bankers
The New Deal - in the US and Germany (tags)
A radical rethinking, a New Deal, is on the agenda. The worldwide depression can only be countered with stronger economic regulation, increased public spending and fiscal measures. This means an end to privatizations and rebuilding the essential infrastructure.
Israel tries to blackmail Obama (tags)
With Bush's help
Obama and the Economy (tags)
The economy elected Barack Obama President, and it will make or break his administration. Right now it seems likely to break it, as Obama's announced appointees to staff his government come almost exclusively from the moderate administration of Bill Clinton, thereby assuring the ruling class that "change you can believe in" means "change the rich and powerful won't have to worry about." Without a mass Left movement on the order of the socialists and communists who in the 1930's pushed Franklin Roosevelt to the Left, Obama's Presidency is likely to be yet another suck-up to corporate America and its anti-labor, anti-environment, anti-worker "free trade" agenda.
Bush and Cheney wore the flag to appear patriotic. (tags)
Obama does not need to follow.
Nov-Dec 2008 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly New Alert! (tags)
November-December 2008 U.S. Immigrant Alert! Newsletter Published by National Immigrant Solidarity Network
NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST -- 11.22 (tags)
"This is more 'Groundhog Day' than a fresh start."
Massive Movement Erupts in Opposition to Proposition 8 (tags)
Ex-slave and Abolitionist Fredrick Douglas famously observed that power cedes nothing without struggle. The history of civil rights movements in this country also demonstrate that even the most fundamental democratic gains are temporary at best without vigilant struggle that can potentially challenge the power of the rulers against the ruled. Nothing has ever been gained and secured by simply relying on the institutions of the state and its politicians. Any implementation of progressive measures on their part has only been the product of independent mass mobilizations that have kept their forces in the streets until the sought after gains were won. We have again been reminded of this by the recent passage of Proposition 8 in California, a bigoted mean-spirited ballot measure aimed at denying gays and lesbians the fundamental democratic right to marry whom they wish. Last June, after decades of constant organizing, educating, and protesting on the part of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) people and their supporters, the California Supreme Court was compelled to legalize same sex marriages. The purpose of Proposition 8 was to overturn this gain, leaving 18,000 same sex marriages performed in California since June in question. However, social movements aren't like films that can be run backwards and then replayed in the exact same way. The narrow victory of Proposition 8 (52% against, 48% opposed) has resulted in the opposite of its intended effect. It has re-energized the struggle for LGBT rights to a major degree, so that many are calling this movement “Stonewall II” after that inaugural rebellious act of the modern U.S. gay rights movement fighting for their rights in 1969.
Progressive agenda for Obama, by Amiri Baraka (tags)
The following are a few exploratory planks of a document that shd be added to by the willing and serve as a basis for a mass supported document to present to Obama.
Betrayal of hope by Obama's new neoliberal regime (tags)
People who thought that Obama would bring us change and some sort of positive direction need to brace themselves for the ultimate betrayal once the new neoliberal Obama regime replaces the old neoconservative GW bush regime, another shift change in the psychiatric ward we call the United States..
NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST -- 11.20.08 (tags)
Some "Antiwar" Groups Excuse Obama's Pro-War Cabinet: Kevin Martin, executive director of the group Peace Action, said. . . . "There's so much Obama hero worship, we're having to walk this line where we can't directly criticize him" . . . . Tom Andrews, national director of Win Without War, said that although he finds Sen. Clinton's views "very troubling," Obama should be given the benefit of the doubt.
Jeremy Scahill: 20 Hawks, Clintonites and Neocons to Watch for in Obama's White House (tags)
U.S. policy is not about one individual, and no matter how much faith people place in President-elect Barack Obama, the policies he enacts will be fruit of a tree with many roots. Among them: his personal politics and views, the disastrous realities his administration will inherit, and, of course, unpredictable future crises. But the best immediate indicator of what an Obama administration might look like can be found in the people he surrounds himself with and who he appoints to his Cabinet. And, frankly, when it comes to foreign policy, it is not looking good.
NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST -- 11.18.08 (tags)
[I]t will be interesting to see how antiwar activists react to this. Are they antiwar or just anti-Republican?
Obama and the Crisis of Expectation (tags)
With Obama elected President but not yet inaugurated, the question on everyone’s mind is, “what’s going to happen next?” Millions of people around the world are hoping that a Obama presidency will radically change the course of US politics, and with it, world politics. This is especially true for the huge numbers of mostly young volunteers working for Obama’s campaign, most of whom had never been involved in politics before. And while it is impossible to predict the future precisely, one can make an educated guess as to Obama’s future actions, based on answering two fundamental questions: which social class is Obama and the Democratic Party going to represent while in office, and what are the current interests of that class. For example, if Obama were to act in the interests of the working class, a number of measures would be immediately taken, such as increasing wages, improving healthcare, funding schools, ending war, etc. If, on the other hand, Obama is going to represent the ruling class, we can expect policies similar to the Bush Presidency, who long ago proved himself to be a puppet for the banks and corporations.
Barack Obama, new mouthpiece of ruling class interests (tags)
In renewing its great traditions of struggle, the American proletariat will have to fight the coming blood and tears policy of the Obama presidency
NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST -- 11.14.08 (tags)
The campaign to elect the president is over. The campaign to make the president DO what he was elected FOR is underway.
Obama Nation (tags)
Obama Nation You didn’t want to know about our new corporate and elite family representative. The media sold it to you and you bought it.
Racism in Italy. On the day of Barack Obama’s triumph... (tags)
TO VIEW THE VIDEO TESTIMONY VISIT: http://www.everyonegroup.com/EveryOne/Anton_Caldarar.html
Social Contract and the Emergency Hour (tags)
The financial crisis is also an opportunity to reflect on our priorities and perspectives. Elite consciousness is a frozen consciousness where there are not alternatives and bankruptcy are only normal business practices.
Ex Nihilo: (tags)
NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST -- 11.11.08 (tags)
We believe that veterans and active-duty GIs are in a key position to stop illegal and unjust war, and we are inspired by the resistance of troops who stood against the war in Vietnam.
Media Release: ELF Press Office to Obama - Protect the Environment or the ELF Will (tags)
Obama Mania (tags)
A reality check.
Obama and the Deep State: Is there Hope? (tags)
Recently some ominous statements by two very big political insiders has been making the buzz on certain blogs. It turns out that both Colin Powell and Senator Joe Biden have publicly stated that Obama will see a major international crisis early on in his presidency. According to Biden this crisis will test Obama's "mettle," and according to Powell, will "come along in the 21st or 22nd of January that we don’t even know about right now."
NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST -- 11.08.08 (tags)
Tens of millions of people want a new direction. The question is whether they can be organized to fight for it.
NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST -- 11.06.08 (tags)
"The basic difference is going to be style."
Obama Arraza con Elección Presidencial (tags)
Barack Obama se Convierte en el Primer Presidente Afroamericano de los Estados Unidos
The Shortwave Report 11/7 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. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
Rahm Emanuel: Face of Change? (tags)
A formal announcement by Obama of his chief-of-staff pick is expected this week. The name of former South Dakota Senator Tom Daschle, an early and ardent Obama backer, has long been high of the list of prospects. So, too, has that of Emanuel, although his divided loyalties--he was a close friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton and a congressman from Obama's hometown of Chicago--sidelined him during the Democratic primary campaign season.
Obama Sweeps Presidential Election (tags)
Barack Obama becomes the first black 44th U.S. President
Election Night In Hollywood (tags)
". . . People ran around the crosswalks in intersections yelling and cheering. It was fun! It was amazing! . . ."
OBAMA'S VICTORY AND THE FILIPINO AMERICAN COMMUNITY (tags)
Many have been said about the historical significance of the election of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States Some says that the this is the apex of the four centuries, of African Americans enslavement, Jim Crow segregation, lynch mob terror and racist discrimination manifested in countless ways. Other says a final blow to racism against African Americans and other oppressed nationalities that has in reality been far more integral to so called American democracy. It will not suffice to say millions of people yearned for real change, for an end to war, unemployment, foreclosures, and more. The popular revolt expressed in millions of voters turning out, millions out in the streets waiting for the result of the election is an outpouring never seen before in American history. The sight of millions out in the streets of major cities like Washington DC, New York. Chicago and other areas for sure, send jitters to some of the ruling class who labeled Obama as “socia
NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST (11.02.08) (tags)
"There is one agenda, and whoever holds the [president's] chair will continue the other's job."
E-Book of Tarpley's "Obama: Postmodern Coup The Making of a Manchurian Candidate (tags)
This book exposes Obama, but it does so from a standpoint that is fundamentally different from almost all other critical studies seen so far. The basic thesis shared by the authors of this book is that Obama is a right-winger, an elitist, a creature of Wall Street, and a deeply troubled personality, running far to the right of his main opponent, Sen. Clinton, on all major issues, including the two critical areas of economics and foreign policy.
NYCLAW Antiwar Digest (tags)
"In the States, if police burst into your house, kicking down doors and swearing at you, you would call your lawyer and file a lawsuit. Here, there are no lawyers. Their resources are limited, so they plant IEDs (improvised explosive devices) instead."
NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST (tags)
Change Colin Powell can believe in is exactly the kind of change we should fear.
Frugal – how Palin describes her $150,000 bill for clothes (tags)
IN AN interview that echoes Marie Antoinette's cry of "let them eat cake", Sarah Palin yesterday insisted the $150,000 spent by the Republican party on her campaign trail clothes was "frugal".
Texas, Miami y Mark Warner with Barack Obama (tags)
Texas, Miami y Mark Warner with Barack ObamaAuthor afc Date Created 25 Oct 2008 Date Edited 25 Oct 2008 07:54:37 AM Rating Current rating: 0 License This work licensed under a Creative Commons license We know that these new times demand new thinking In a global economy, you shouldn’t have to leave your home town to find a world-class job. “Aunque parezca que uno solo no puede hacer nada contra [“los dogmas de la globalización” del “Gran Imperio”] sería tan sencillo como volver al consumo local. Si Gadhi fuera el asesor económico de Mallorca pediría proteger la producción local” Me fijaré mucho que hace la comunidad cubanoamericana. Les pido que no hagan, una vez más, el ridículo votando por Homer-McCain. TEXAS para BARACK OBAMA. Este es mi sueño más difícil, quizás. En Cuba se puede producir una mutación hacia precisamente una sociedad democrática (nadie, como en Venezuela, irá a la cárcel por delitos de opinión, reunión o manifestación), cooperativa y no estatalizada.
NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST (tags)
[I]f your going to support a candidate who doesn't represent any of the values you believe in, then you can't have too many bloodthirsty war criminals endorsing him.
NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST (tags)
[B]oth Messrs. Obama and McCain are reiterating their commitment to good, old-fashioned American-style war making. . . . Rather than offering relief, the new entrant to the White House come January is likely to simply exacerbate the mayhem.
California Republicans in Hot Water for Hate-Based Attacks on Obama (tags)
Republicans in "tolerant" California are engaging in hate-based attacks on Barack Obama as reprehensible as any in the United States.
McCain's instruction for debate (tags)
Do this, say that.
Racism- Alive, Brave and Strong (tags)
As a Filipino-American, one lesson I learned in America, Americans are very frank but indirect. Very blunt but courteous. That is the face of racism in the United States today. The Democratic Party choose Barack Obama as their candidate but before that, a lot of Clinton supporters were sacked for uttering racist remarks. They want to prove that racism is a thing of the past in America. But they are mistaken.
What They're Really Saying in the Debates (tags)
A brief analysis of the televised debates between vice-presidential candidates Sarah Palin and Joseph Biden October 2 and presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain October 7. The post also includes a transcript of the answers Palin and Biden gave to the question on the legal rights of same-sex couples, including whether they should have marriage equality.
Women denounce Sarah Palin in Carson and Costa Mesa (tags)
CARSON and COSTA MESA, October 4, 2008 Clouds grayed the sky, but did not hamper attendance at either of the two anti-Sarah Palin rallies. Hundreds of activists arrived at both events to denounce the vice-presidential hopeful for her misogyny, ignorance, pettiness, and anti-democratic tendencies. A diversity among attendees and willingness to communicate characterized the day, particularly in Costa Mesa.
Peace and Freedom Candidates Ralph Nader and Matt Gonzalez in Oakland (tags)
Over 500 people turned out to hear presidential candidate Ralph Nader and his running mate Matt Gonzalez at Oakland’s Grand Lake Theater Sept. 30. The two are on the ballot in 45 states this year as Independents or on various party lines, including the Peace and Freedom Party in California. Several P&F candidates also spoke, as well as Cindy Sheehan, running as an Independent for Congress against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
No Wall Street Bailout Protesters Picket at Obama LA Office (tags)
LOS ANGELES, October 1, 2008 – A small demonstration was held outside the Los Angeles Obama campaign office today to protest Obama’s support for the Bush’s Wall Street bailout bill.
."El niño que se puede!", Manlio Adrin Torres, de 8 años de edad, Obama Honorari (tags)
Pasé la segunda mitad de la semana, en un numbed estado de ira, el miedo, la incertidumbre y una necesidad de involucrarse, se activa, y tratar de poner mi delgado, frágiles hombros a la rueda de un vagón atascado, y sumidos hundimiento en el barro, con la esperanza de que mis escasos esfuerzos de alguna manera podría ayudar a todos los que nos enfrentamos hoy en día.
Pacifica Los Angeles KPFK Listeners Ask:Will Censorship of Socialist Perspectives Continue (tags)
With candidates of socialist perspective taking the lead on issues in the 2008 election, listeners of self-proclaimed Pacifica "Revolutionary Radio" KPFK wonder if the station will continue to censor their candidates and positions and ignore their core point that, as a matter of empirical fact, liberal reform has failed and shows no prospect for success with an Obama election.
David's Daily, Day Journal Of A Freelance Reporter, "Signs Of Hope" (tags)
I spent the latter half of the week, in a numbed state of anger, fear, uncertainty and a compelling urge to get involved, get active, and try and put my slim, frail shoulders to the wheel of a stuck wagon, mired in sinking in mud, in the hopes that my meager efforts might somehow help all we face today. I am sure, nearly all other Americans, and indeed, even international citizens, feel exactly the same way, or nearly the same way, these past few days.
RNC ’08: Pit Bulls On Parade (tags)
If you thought, in the wake of the nightmare of the Bush years, and the euphoria of the Democratic Convention, that the political pendulum in the USA was swinging to the “left”… If you thought that the Bush regime was so widely and bitterly hated that a repackaged version couldn’t seriously contend for the presidency… If you thought that the Christian fundamentalist theocrats were passé… Then you got a shocking wake up call from the Republican National Convention.
“The world could be radically different and it’s time we start talking about real change” (tags)
Sunday, August 24, at the Cleo Parker Robinson Theater in Denver, 300 people gathered to hear speeches by prominent representatives of the movements against the war, repression, and torture of the Bush regime. The following is an edited transcript of a talk given by Sunsara Taylor at this Evening of Conscience.
Vying To Be Toughest (tags)
Both candidates promise permanent imperial wars.
Fight Over Baldwin Hills Oilfield (tags)
The two-square-mile Baldwin Hills Oil Field is the last large-scale undeveloped open space in South and West Los Angeles. The Oil Field has operated since 1924 and had almost played out. Now, Plains Exploration and Production Company (PXP) wants to drill up to 1,000 new wells.
DNC Reflections: This Is What Activistism Looks Like (tags)
The two main protest groups – Unconventional Action and Recreate ‘68 – did not have an easy task with the local police and media spreading scare stories for months and with Barack Obama and the Democrats widely perceived as a reforming alternative to eight years of Republican rule. However, there was little effort made to bridge the comprehension gap.
9/11,Dem VP Joe Biden,Hunter Biden's Paradigm and Israeli Delaware Corp ICTS International (tags)
Any review of the convicted,(in Israel)money launderer Menachem Atzmon's and Ezra Harel's et.al.'s ICTS International would find that it was a securities,(stock),fraud as well as a security fraud. Joseph Biden,in allowing ICTS International to escape scrutiny and allowing his brother and his son to involve themselves with Paradigm hedge fund scum and penny stock operaters and pump and dump 'derivatives' scam artists is below contempt ....... and Barack Obama is rapidly catching up...
Obama may not be able to be President Lawsuit Alleges (tags)
The law suite is asking for a temporary restraining order (TRO) prohibiting Obama from running for President until documents are provided proving he is eligible to run for POTUS.
Democrat's Reality Check: Obama Provides No Hope of Change of the Permanent War Economy (tags)
The Obama campaign reply to the Corsi smear book, Obama Nation, "Unfit for Publication: An Investigative Report on the Lies in Jerome Corsi's `Obama Nation,'" leaves no doubt: Obama has no intention of reversing America's permanent war economy.
Why We Challenged Barack Obama (tags)
On Friday, August 1st I led a contingent of the Uhuru Movement into Barack Obama’s town hall meeting in St. Petersburg, Florida to raise the question, “what about the black community, Obama?” Without the benefit of a big media budget, our organization attempted to bring the serious issues experienced by African working class people across this country into the national political debate.
Republicans Face Election Debacle (tags)
The Congressional elections on November 4 seem already decided. Republicans face an historical disaster given the rotten mood in the country and new scandals.
The Dangerous Logic of Blocking Protests in the Name of Electing Democrats (tags)
At a time when the tens of millions of people who have the potential strength to stop this war are being pacified and corralled into a dead-end, what meaning does it have to call oneself “anti-war” if you are not protesting outside the convention? Anyone serious about stopping this whole direction of unjust war, torture and fascist repression should be in the streets.
John McCain Ridicules 200000 Berliners Chanting Barack Obama Obama (tags)
Where up is down, and day is night.
Yes Masser, Sir. (tags)
Wait till I get in.
KPFK and Free Speech Radio News Censor Obama's Breach of Promise to Filibuster FILSA Bill (tags)
Daily listeners relying on the kpfk 6 p.m. evening news would not known that Obama's vote for Bush FILSA legislation breached a primary campaign promise to filibuster it.
Barack Obama Is Taking On a Lot of Bum Advice (tags)
It’s painful to watch Sen. Barack Obama slide over to the Right on so many important issues, as the presidential election heats up in ‘08. FISA, NAFTA and Israel are a few. He’s also met with Colin Powell and suggested that he might keep Robert Gates on as his Secretary of Defense. What’s next? Irv “Scooter” Libby as head of his Justice Department? If Obama doesn’t want to flop, like Sen. John Kerry did in ‘04, he better ponder changing his ways.
Highlights of the US State Visit of President Arroyo of the Philippines (tags)
If we have to assess the highlights of the 10-day state visit of President Macapagal-Arroyo to the United States, we can sum it up in several points. Besides securing $ 700 million loans, talking with US investors and visiting her fellow Filipino psychopaths, one important agenda of PGMA in her visit are the “ getting to know you” meetings with the US Democratic Party presumptive presidential candidate Barack Obama and Republican Senator John McCain. Highlights of the US State Visit of President Arroyo of the Philippines
Obama Refuses to Meet with Nader (tags)
Over the past year, Obama has refused repeatedly to meet with Nader. He has no time.
Obama, at Last! (tags)
With Barack Obama having won the Democratic Presidential nomination, he'll face a well-established Republican attack machine and propaganda apparatus within the corporate media. This editorial in the July 2008 Zenger's Newsmagazine also argues that progressives should support Obama, but keep the pressure on him by street activism to make sure he doesn't cop out and govern as the moderate, pro-corporate Democrat Bill Clinton was.
KPFK Listener Outrage at Censorship of Ralph Nader's Interview by Amy Goodman at 9 a.m. (tags)
KPFK ran a second hour of Uprising at 9 a.m. and preempted Amy Goodman's interview with Ralph Nader on Democracy Now. Some observers think censoring Nader during fund raising is stupid.
minuteklan down! / obama up! no racism in l.a. rally! (tags)
stop the minuteklan march downtown-- push obama against bush/mccain!
Choice in November - Nader v. Twiddle Dee or Twiddle Dum (tags)
The criminal class in Washington is bipartisan.
These reckless statements by Senator McCain are another indication that the Republican presidential frontrunner is mapping a road to the White House by staying the course that has been paved by President Bush; a course that will continue to advance U.S. imperialism, a course that will continue to benefit the rich at the expense of working people, and a course that has spiraled the U.S. economy into the worst recession since the Great Depression.
Clinton Campaign Appears Stalled (tags)
A short article about the Clinton, and Obama race.
Bell Case:Courts, Police, Democrat Obama v Workingclass (tags)
The outrage at the Sean Bell verdict must be NATIONWIDE. This is an escalation of the police state terror against the workingclass and Democrat Barack Obama, the millionaire, warmonger, pro-death penalty candidate for president, announces that he supports the fascist verdict.
Anti-Semitism in Los Angeles (tags)
Daphna Ziman's devastating personal experience of anti-Semitism at a recent event at which she was being honored.
Saudi Arabia 'braces for nuclear war' (tags)
The Kingdom 'braces for nuclear war'
Anti-War Campaigners Have to Change Electoral Tactics (tags)
‘So?” So said Dick Cheney when asked last week about public opinion being overwhelmingly against the war in Iraq. “You can’t be blown off course by polls.” A few days later, his attitude, about the fact that the number of US soldiers killed in Iraq has reached 4,000, displayed similar levels of sympathy. They “voluntarily put on the uniform,” the vice-president told ABC news. This brick wall of indifference helps explain the paradox in which we in the US anti-war camp find ourselves five years into the occupation of Iraq: anti-war sentiment is as strong as ever, but our movement seems to be dwindling. Sixty-four per cent of Americans tell pollsters they oppose the war, but you’d never know it from the thin turnout at recent rallies and vigils.
Barack Obama and the "End" of Racism (tags)
Obama doesn’t represent peace – he represents an expansion of war and the power of Empire. He’s even more extreme on this than Bush himself, except in his public rhetoric. He doesn’t represent the real and legitimate needs, desires and hopes of Black people - he refuses to speak openly of the most fundamental issues affecting Black people. He doesn’t represent the “end of racism,” but the perpetuation of oppression in a new guise.
Brzezinski Seizing Control (tags)
- The attack on the US embassy in Belgrade, Serbia by gangs of drunken students is a classic Brzezinski operation. The tactic of having an incensed rent-a-mob of swarming adolescent patsies attack the US Embassy in order to gin up a crisis is one of Zbigniew's signature specialties. During the time that Brzezinski was running the foreign policy of Trilateral puppet Jimmy Carter, there were bloody attacks on the US embassies in Pakistan and in Afghanistan, both countries that featured prominently in Brzezinski's arc of crisis theory-
Obama: The “Best Face” For Imperialism (tags)
Sullivan writes that a (ruling class) “consensus” agenda for endless war and increased repression will be in effect regardless of who is president. He challenges the reader to pick who could best implement all this in the face of global isolation and profound domestic alienation. And, in the process, he sheds light on the real role of elections in this society.
Messiah Barak Mohammed Obama: Product Of Polygamy (tags)
obama is just israel, testings its mind control over US citizens...they have bought off the lazy and the stupid and the weak, so they know that mind control is in place, and will remain so until their paper money tanks, which might be this week, or next, but they want to see if they can keep their middle eastern butt-think in place, where they will remain forever Gods chosen people. Har.
Barack Obama - White Power in Black Face! (tags)
"He hasn't said the word black out of his mouth, not even to talk about the color of his suit or his shoes! He cannot address the suffering of African people."
The Democrats' Trudeau? (tags)
"Love him or hate him, Obama is the most interesting American to enter politics for years."
Zenger's Endorses Obama for President (tags)
With the strongest progressive choices for the Democratic Presidential nomination, Dennis Kucinich and John Edwards, out of the race, Barack Obama is the only candidate left who offers a fresh vision instead of either a continuation of the Bush administration or a return to the trivial, gridlocked politics of the 1990's. On international affairs and the so-called "war on terror," Bill Clinton's policies were little better than Bush's.
Power Of The IMC. (tags)
Benefits to citizen-journalists in 2008 election.
Barack Obama Al Gore Bob and Sarah Dylan on Global Warming (tags)
We are now turning the corner on world peace and climate change.
has the media really loaded campaign '08?
Queer Democrats Fail to Endorse for President (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club failed to endorse a candidate for President after a contentious meeting November 29. On the first ballot, Hillary Clinton received eight votes, John Edwards seven, Barack Obama three, Dennis Kucinich two and 14 club members voted against making an endorsement at all. The club also voted to oppose statewide Proposition 91 on the February ballot, which would block legislators from using gas tax money to balance the state budget.
Democrats: AWOL When It Mattered: Too Late, Too Little (tags)
In their first eleven months as a congressional majority, the Democrats show no progress toward fulfilling the campaign promises that won them votes from the antiwar majority last November.
U.S Presidential Campaign and Policy Towards Cuba nd Venezuela (tags)
solidarity with the Cuban and Venezuelan revolutions
Is Barack Obama an Alternative for U.S. Workers? (tags)
After years of Bush’s open-ended war on working people at home and abroad, many on the “left” are desperate for an alternative. For many, that alternative is Barack Obama, a Democratic Senator from Illinois. Obama, who is very careful with his words and actions, has done a good job so far of portraying himself as a “sensible progressive”. However, far from being a “progressive” alternative, Obama is at his core a typical representative of the bosses’ political parties. Despite presenting himself as a candidate of “change”, Obama is a defender of capitalism and imperialism, and hence of exploitation and oppression. On all fundamentals, he is far closer to Bush than he is to being a genuine alternative for working people.
Democratic presidential candidates debate where to wage war next (tags)
In the first debate between candidates for the Democratic Party’s 2008 presidential nomination, the leading contenders made clear that whatever their differences with the Bush administration’s handling of the war in Iraq, they are all committed to maintaining the US occupation of the oil-rich country and that, if elected president, they would not hesitate to use US military power anywhere in the world to defend the geo-political interests of American imperialism. The debate, which was broadcast by MSNBC television from South Carolina State University, included ostensible front runners New York Senator Hillary Clinton, Illinois Senator Barack Obama and former North Carolina senator and vice presidential candidate John Edwards, as well as Delaware Senator Joseph Biden, Connecticut Senator Christopher Dodd and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson. Also included were Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich and former Alaska senator Mike Gravel.
Hillary Clinton backs public funding for federal (tags)
JEFFREY GOLD The Associated Press ELIZABETH, N.J. - Although her presidential fundraising efforts have been record-setting, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., on Monday backed public funding for federal candidates. www.YouTubePolitics.Org
Hillary Clinton Sets Fundraising Record (tags)
WASHINGTON - Two Democratic presidential candidates broke previous fundraising records during the first three months of the year, with Sen.Hillary Rodham Clinton setting a high bar of $26 million in new contributions for the quarter.
L.A. Times - Another Silly Obama Article (tags)
Sunday's Los Angeles Times had yet another silly article about Sen. Barack Obama. This time it was about Obama's "angst" as a kid in an elite prep school in Hawaii. What MSM hokum!
Sean Hannity asserts Barack Obama is a racist (tags)
Interesting YouTube video on Obama's church
General Dynamics, Crown Dynasty & Obama (tags)
Chicago Indymedia has a good article connecting the dots between war profiteer General Dynamics, the Crown family and Obama, a US Senator from Illinois.
PHOTOS: Obama Rally (tags)
Senator Barack Obama spoke at a rally in the Crenshaw District on Tuesday.
VIDEO: Barack Obama Rally 2-20-07 (tags)
LOS ANGELES, February 21, 2007 - Senator Barack Obama spoke at a rally in the Crenshaw District on Tuesday. (He is running for president of the US.)
Barack Obama Visits LA (tags)
Rally for Barack Obama in Los Angeles 2/20/07
Editorial cartoon series: "Your Jackass Slate For 2008!" (tags)
Here we are not even six months after The Most Important Election Since The Last Mass Extinction Event and, like Christmas commercials during the World Series, the Democratic "stars" have already announced their candidacies for the 2008 Presidential Fracas...
Australian PM criticises Barak Obama (tags)
John Howard, known internationally as a Bush lackey, shameless coward, racist and abandoner of Australian citizens in trouble, today levelled a criticism at U.S. Presidential candidate, Barak Obama. The ‘aluminium tubing’ Prime Minister stated that Obama’s Iraq policy would “completely destabilise and destroy Iraq”. Howard seems ‘completely’ oblivious to the FACT that his participation in the illegal invasion and occupation of Iraq has ALREADY COMPLETELY DESTABILISED AND DESTROYED Iraq!
Barack Obama says American Alcohoilism is the Cause of Iraq War (tags)
The solution to our problems is simple.
EXPLOSIVE: Bush's Domestic Assassination Teams Fingered (tags)
International Intelligence Expert Tom Heneghan outs the names of assassination teams and the treasonous conspiracy of FBI Directors Louis Freeh and Robert Mueller in the training of Mohamed Atta.
BREAKING: Bush, Hillary and Obama on an Oil Carousel. Where's the Money! (tags)
As reported earlier, eight hundred million dollars is missing from the U.S. Treasury. It can now be reported that FBI investigations have tied the First Broadway Bank of Chicago and the Allied Bank of Ireland as two major drop-off points. What makes this scandalous are the financial links to Senator Barack Osama Obama and Hilary Clinton. Also linked is former President George Herbert Walker Bush (41). Obama bagMan, Anthony Rezko, and Bush Clinton fixer Mossad Agent Lorraine Fine, have been fingered as co-conspirators in the theft of these funds. Mobster Rezko, Obama’s fundraiser, owns the real estate lot on which Obama lives. And Lorraine Fine helped co-ordinate the escape for Marc Rich in 1993, vis a vis the Arrest Warrant issued for Rich by then U.S. Vice-President Albert Gore Jr.
Barack (Osama) Obama unmasked: Another G.E. Bush-Clinton stooge (tags)
It can now be reported that the new US Media pet Barack Obama Democrat Illinois has amassed a 21 million dollar slush fund. The money is tied to Texas Tejas Security, a major backer of the Bush family. Barack Osama Obama is also tied to a Chicago Washington Based law firm Skadden Arps. What makes this scandalous is...
Rahm Emanuel heads North American Mossad + PROMIS + laundered profits to Israel/Russian (tags)
Rosen is also tied to Ted Olson, Coca Cola copyright controversy and a scandal now developing which will link Rosen to Rahm Emanuel and the Mossad in the sale of and transfer of PROMIS Software involving the alleged Russian spy Robert Hanson and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and laundered profits to both Israel and the Russian Federation...
Bush/Clinton Crime Syndicate: Barack Obama (tags)
Extortion-friendly John Harwood of the Wall Street Journal, reports that Senator Barack Obama will run in 2008 but Hillary Clinton will not. Don't be fooled folks, Obama is a stooge and firewall for the Bush Clinton Crime Syndicate....