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Please Help Mississippians Vote For Mike Espy On Nov 27th (tags)

Former USDA Secretary Mike Espy was 4 times elected to Congress from Mississippi. His opponent Cindy Hyde-Smith, cattle rancher and part owner of a slaughterhouse auction lot, was appointed by the Republican governor. She has a zero rating from the Humane Society of the US.

The Nation Unites Against Brian Kemp, Most Racist Secretary of State in US (tags)

The entire nation is organizing against the nation's most racist, criminal, execution facilitating Secretary of State, Brian Kemp of Georgia

The Nation Unites Against Brian Kemp, Most Racist Secretary of State in US (tags)

The entire nation is organizing against the nation's most racist, criminal, execution facilitating Secretary of State, Brian Kemp of Georgia

The Corrupted Nature Conservancy And Ecosia Search Engine (tags)

Nature Conservancy, once a network of wilderness sanctuaries, was taken over by Henry Paulson, former CEO of Goldman Sachs and G W Bush Secretary of the Treasury who arranged bank bailouts. He turned the forest shrines into mixed use cattle ranches. Now NC is intertwined with the Ecosia search engine and is able to datamine the computers of those doing searches.

Philippines: Stop the killings, stop silencing dissent (tags)

This is the statement of a seven-member delegation of the Progressive Alliance (PA) and the Party of European Socialists (PES) that have visited Manila this week to assess the situation and to demonstrate solidarity in support for democracy in the Philippines. The delegation was hosted by Akbayan Party, a member of Progressive Alliance.

Straight Talk on Israeli Viciousness (tags)

Israel

Brits Denounce Netanyahu's London Visit (tags)

Israel

Hillary Clinton: Profile of Rogue Leadership (tags)

politics

Phony US Support for Ending Palestime's Occupation (tags)

Israel

Nazi Kiev Offiial Greeted in Ottawa and Washington (tags)

Ukraine

Donald Rumsfeld: Profiteer From Tamiflu, Lariam, Aspartame (tags)

Donald Rumsfeld is a good example of the corrupt relationship between the military (he was both the oldest and youngest Secretary of Defense) and the international drug cartels.

Ashton Carter at DOD Means More War (tags)

anti-war

Hagel Sacking Suggests More War (tags)

anti-war

The Day Israel Attacked America (tags)

Israel

Ukraine's New President (tags)

Ukraine

State-Sponsore Terror in Ukraine (tags)

Ukraine

Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman running for Arizona Secretary of State (tags)

Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman running for Arizona Secretary of State - - Arizona License Plate ARP3213

Philippines: Inclusive growth under Aquino no longer possible (tags)

WITH only two years left in his term as he now enters his fourth year in office, President Aquino could now be described as either unwilling or unable to make the country’s much-hyped economic growth inclusive.

Flashback to 2003: "Major combat in Iraq is over, U.S. warns rogue Syria" (tags)

Living in an age of dis-information, not many people do remember the deadly serious Anglo-American threats of war against Syria on the 26th day of the “shock and awe” genocide in Iraq.

More of Hugh Hallman on Mill Avenue circulating petitions (tags)

More photos of Hugh Hallman circulating petitions on Mill Avenue at the Tempe Festival of the Arts so he can run for Secretary of State in Arizona!!!!

Obama Nominates Three Fed Governors (tags)

Fed

Massive Pentagon Waste, Fraud and Grand Theft (tags)

Pentagon

‘End-game’ conspiracy or business as usual? (tags)

The problem isn’t greedy bankers, the problem is the system that enables the greedy bankers.

Israeli Referendum Measure Blocks Land for Peace (tags)

Israel

The Chemical Weapons Hoax (tags)

Syria

Bilderberg Conference Convenes (tags)

anti-war

Testing, Testing Can You Hear Us ? (tags)

Los Angeles Marches With The World Against Monsanto and Agri-Tech Practices Photo Set 3 of 3

Testing, Testing Can You Hear Us ? (tags)

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Testing, Testing Can You Hear Us ? (tags)

Los Angeles Marches With The World Against Monsanto and Agri-Tech Practices

Monsanto Protection Act (tags)

GMOs

Monsanto Protection Act (tags)

health

Penny Pritzker: Obama's Likely Commerce Secretary Choice (tags)

class war

More Controversial Obama Appointments (tags)

Obama

Hillary Clinton: Profile of Imperial Arrogance and Lawlessness (tags)

Clinton

Tim Geithner's Legacy of Shame (tags)

grand theft

Obama Picks Jack Lew for Treasury (tags)

class war

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.

Israel's Man at State (tags)

anti-war

Susan Rice's Imperial Credentials (tags)

anti-war

No More Israel in 10 Years (tags)

Israel

Egyptian President Morsi orders dissolved parliament to resume work (tags)

Egypt’s newly elected President Mohamed Morsi has ordered the country’s dissolved parliament to resume work.

Full List of Bilderbergers[]sp] Attendees (tags)

I’ve been dragging my feet on publishing this list because I’m worried that it would fuel excessive negative sentiment against the individuals involved.

SECRETARY OF STATE LIST OF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES CALLED "UNLAWFUL" (tags)

February 8, 2012 California Secretary of State Debra Bowen has given no explanation to the party's state chair for omitting two of the four presidential candidates in the Peace and Freedom Party from the primary ballot. Peace and Freedom Party State Chair C.T. Weber of Sacramento calls the omission "unlawful," and the omitted candidates are protesting the decision.

Tribe Thanks Secretary Salazar For Righting Wrongs Of The Past (tags)

The Kawaiisu Tribe of Tejon thanks Secretary Ken Salazar for “Reaffirming” the Tribe to the list of Federally Recognized Tribes in the United States. “Reaffirming of Recognition,” means that Congress and the President of the United States recognize the Tribe through the Treaty, because the Treaty represents prior Federal Recognition. The United States now is back in compliance with the Treaty, except for the Tejon Reservation and Graves issues.

Former Philippine President Arroyo charged with electoral fraud (tags)

MANILA: The former Philippine president Gloria Arroyo has been charged with electoral fraud in a move that could pave the way for her arrest, after the government rushed the case to a regional court to keep her from leaving the country.

Double-talk on FOI: Philippine gov?t long on promises, short on political will (tags)

On President Aquino?s Open Governance Partnership (OGP) ON 20 SEPTEMBER 2011 in New York, President Benigno S. Aquino III will deliver the keynote address at the Open Government Partnership (OGP) forum dubbed ?The Power of Open: A Global Discussion?. The conference brings together governments and representatives of civil society, industry, academe, and media. The panels will discuss the role of openness in improving government responsiveness and accountability, fighting corruption, and creating efficiencies, innovation and growth.

JFAV SEND KUDOS FOR DFA SECRETARY DEL ROSARIO (tags)

The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) based in the United States lauded the action of Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario who has asked the US Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) to reconsider the cases of Filipino World War II (WWII) veterans who were denied benefits under a recently passed US law.

Calls for military intervention in Libya? (tags)

"The Imperialist powers, they’re economies wrecked by the hubris endemic to their systems, would like nothing better than to seize, Libya’s petroleum assets during this time of eternal turmoil. And why wouldn’t they desire to invade now? They get to derail revolution and they get the oil! This would be London and Washington’s wet dream. And it would be a disaster for the people everywhere! In fact we may ultimately find that their dirty, greedy hands were behind the disaster in Libya in order to create pretexts for actions “imperial in nature” all over Africa. At any rate, no progressive person can believe that “western intervention” will be other than another grotesque rape of the people of the African continent. Please do all you can to resist this horrible possibility? The western powers simply cannot be trusted. Defend the Libyan nations’ right, and indeed all the revolutionary peoples’ of Africa’s’ right to self-determination. No less, and in fact, much more is at stake."

Violations of Workers Rights in the Philippines in 2010 (tags)

Aside from the worst forms of labor repression such as the killings of union leaders and members that are well documented by human rights groups, workers in the Philippines suffer from a host of other violations of internationally recognized and constitutionally protected rights and freedoms.

PLM statement on Philippine President's 100 days in office (tags)

Failure of Leadership Marks P-Noy’s 100 Days in Office President Noynoy Aquino’s first 100 days in office accentuated the problem we will be facing under the six-year term of the new administration: an incompetent leadership that lacks political will to carry through changes in the government and in society at large.

Obama's Press Secretary v "Professional Left" (tags)

Democrat Obama's Press Secretary's anti-communist smear of the non-existent "professional left" accompanied by his attacks on those who correctly support Canadian style healthcare and abolition of the military is a clear signal that we are now dealing with an administration that is now openly reactionary.

AP: California candidates support 'Green New Deal' (tags)

Green Party candidates for statewide office come out in support of fiscally responsible policies that emphasize job creation, environmental protection, and social justice.

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 !

The Controversial Code NGO Peace Bonds is Back with Vengeance (tags)

The controversial Peace Bonds that earned a windfall profit of P1.48-billion for the Code NGO then headed by now Social Welfare and Development Secretary Dinky Soliman, along with the sister of then Finance Secretary Isidro Camacho, is back under the rule of President Noynoy "No Wangwang" Aquino III. People's Organizations and responsible legislators are asking that DSWD's Dinky Soliman and her cohorts should be investigated and that people behind it should be held accountable for the mess that allegedly duped the Philippine government in billions of pesos. Social Welfare Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman, who used to hold the position during the time of former President and now Pampanga Rep. Arroyo, said she is willing to face the probe. The P1.4-billion earnings from the secondary sale of the bonds was alleged to have ended in the Peace Foundation she headed.

BANTAY Points Out ‘Conflict of interest’ in the Aquino III Cabinet (tags)

The BANTAY PILIPINAS based California said today that President Benigno Aquino lll’s decision to pick executives from big business for key Cabinet posts has placed his administration in potential conflict-of-interest situations, particularly in state-regulated enterprises, such as power, water, telecommunications and toll roads, the EPCC noted Tuesday. The BANTAY PILIPINAS said the big business appointments were a growing public concern because they were identified with four of the most influential business conglomerates in the country – the Ayala, Lopez, Aboitiz and Metro Pacific groups – to positions with powers to make or unmake business empires. The appointees mentioned were Transportation Secretary Jose de Jesus, Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson and Energy Secretary Jose Rene Almendras. De Jesus used to be president of Meralco (where the Lopez group and Manuel V. Pangilinan of Metro Pacific are controlling partners) and former executive vice president of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (headed by Pangilinan). Singson is a former president of Lopez-owned Maynilad Water and former director of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. Almendras is a former president of Manila Water and Cebu Holdings Inc. (both owned by the Ayala group) and former treasurer of the Aboitiz group.

Philippine Airlines workers stage protests against Labor Department (tags)

PAL union rallies anew at DOLE, appeals “midnight decision”

Ramon Paje’s Appointment to the DENR Spells Big Trouble (tags)

he PESANTE-USA, an environmental and peasant support advocacy group based in the United States joins the Kalikasan-People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan-PNE) in denouncing the appointment of Mr. Ramon Paje, executive director of the Minerals Development Council (MDC), as environment secretary.

March and Rally to DHS Secretary Napolitano's Speech at Pomona College Graduation (tags)

Together with the Coalition of Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) and the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, and the Latina/o Roundtable of Pomona and San Gabriel Valley, we are organizing a march and rally on Sunday, May 16th to denounce the harsh immigration enforcement policies of the Department of Homeland Security during DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano's speech at the Pomona College graduation ceremony. We will begin the march at the Claremont Greyhound Station, the site of numerous Border Patrol raids in the last year, and end with a rally at a park near the graduation site.

US-Arroyo Regime practices brinkmanship, Provokes public outrage. (tags)

“ The US-Arroyo regime continues its game of brinkmanship. It continues to anger and provoke the public outrage.” The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) adds it strong voice to the vehement protest of the Filipino people over the clearance given by the Secretary of justice Alberto Agra to the Ampatuans and condems the US-Arroyo dangerous game of brinkmanship.

US-Arroyo Regime practices brinkmanship, Provokes public outrage. (tags)

“ The US-Arroyo regime continues its game of brinkmanship. It continues to anger and provoke the public outrage.” The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) adds it strong voice to the vehement protest of the Filipino people over the clearance given by the Secretary of justice Alberto Agra to the Ampatuans and condems the US-Arroyo dangerous game of brinkmanship. Agra on Friday issued a resolution clearing Governor Zaldy Ampatuan of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and his cousin, former acting Maguindanao vice governor Akmad Ampatuan Sr.

Goldman Sachs: Master of the Universe (tags)

Don't bet against Goldman

UTOS NA DOJ PABOR SA AMPATUAN- UTOS NI GMA, TALAMAK NA KAWALANGHIYAAN! (tags)

“ Sagad sa butong kawalanghiyaan!” Ito ang naibulalas ng Philippine Peasant Support Network (PESANTE))-USA na nakabase sa Los Angeles sa desisyon ng Department of Justice Secretary Agra na nagbasura sa kasong murder ng dalawang Ampatuan noong nakaraang Biyernes. Ayon pa kay Arturo P. Garcia ng Pesante “ Maliwanag na utos ito ni GMA at paghahanda ito para pawalang wala ang mga Ampatuan at gamitin ang mga ito lalo na si dating Governor ng ARMM Zaldy Ampatuan na muling mandaya sa darating na eleksyong Mayo 10, 2010” ayon sa PESANTE-USA.

US Defense officials in RP for COIN ops (tags)

A US defense official arrived in the country Wednesday and met with local defense and intelligence executives, said a spokesperson for the US Embassy. “Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Garry Reid is here,” said US Press Attaché Rebecca Thompson in a phone interview with INQUIRER.net. Counter-Insurgency (COIN) According to Philippine Daily Inquirer(PDI) sources not authorized to talk to media said initially that it was Michael Vickers, assistant secretary for defense for Special Operations, Low Intensity Conflict and Independent Capabilities, who was scheduled to go to DND and to the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA).

The American military/industrial complex [Gen Petraeus] says (tags)

Israel’s insults to the US are becoming tiresome and a danger to the US..

War Criminal Alex Haig Praised by Obama (tags)

People are known by the company they keep and Democrat Obama's praise for the late war criminal Republican General Alexander Haig is the latest sign that we are dealing with yet another fascist president, EXACTLY THE SAME AS THE LAST FASCIST PRESIDENT, GEORGE BUSH. The biography of war criminal Haig (1924-2010) is below.

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.

Privatization Behind Calderon's Attack on Electricians Union (tags)

"The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) architects had Mexico's energy industry in their sights when they negotiated the treaty. NAFTA's Chapter Six notes that "it is desirable to strengthen the important role that trade in energy and basic petrochemical goods plays in the free trade area and to enhance this role through sustained and gradual liberalization."??As such, in May 1993--just months before NAFTA went into effect--Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gotari modified the federal Electricity Law to allow the importation and exportation of Mexico's electricity, and to allow private and foreign companies to build and operate electrical plants in Mexico. Thanks to Salinas' NAFTA-inspired reform, today dozens of foreign companies operate in Mexico's energy sector. According to former SME Secretary General Manuel Fernandez Flores, private companies currently produce almost 40% of Mexico's electricity. These private companies include Enron (now Tractebel), Bechtel, Applied Energy Services, General Electric, Westinghouse, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Siemens, Iberdrola, and Union Fenosa."

Its Time for A Change at UGSOA. Hough For UGSOA President 2010 (tags)

Its Time The UGSOA Executive Board is Fairly Represented by People of Color!

Money talks in U.S. policy toward Honduran putsch regime (tags)

"So, in effect, since the earliest days of the coup regime in Honduras, the U.S. has done little more than repackage and rebroadcast the same aid cuts to appease the media and to compliment its rhetorical position of being against the coup. But behind the scenes, the economic effect of the aid cuts has been little more than symbolic posturing." "Henry Kissinger was brutally honest about the U.S. diplomatic reality in Latin America, when commenting decades ago on the government of democratically elected President Salvador Allende of Chile — who was overthrown in a 1973 U.S.-backed coup that led to Allende’s assassination and a subsequent reign of terror by the dictator General Augusto Pinochet. I don't see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its own people. The issues are much too important for the Chilean voters to be left to decide for themselves." Henry Kissinger, Secretary of State under President Richard Nixon Under Secretary of State Clinton, that fundamentally anti-democratic foreign policy appears to continue to be the status quo for Latin America — absent a much more hands-on effort to change that course by the president of the United States.

STOP YOUR SUPPORT TO HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATOR AND CORRUPT US-Arroyo Regime (tags)

Deeply inspired by your promise of “Change We Could Believe In” during the last presidential campaign we would like to reiterate our support to your administration. We believed you would put a stop to the bankrupt policies espoused by your opponent, Senator John McCain and his fellow Republicans. With regard to the Philippines, our country of ancestry, we hoped that the “Change” you were talking about would mean a re-thinking of U.S. support for the administration of incumbent President Gloria Arroyo, whose record of corruption and violation of human rights has now surpassed that of the dictatorship of President Ferdinand Marcos.

SUPPORTING SCOTLAND’S HUMANITARIAN PENAL POLICY (tags)

A PLEA FOR COMPASSION : SUPPORTING SCOTLAND’S HUMANITARIAN PENAL POLICY WHY SCOTLAND’S Justice Secretary, Kenny MacAskill, was right to release Locherbie bomber and allow him to return to Libya, and why Mr Mueller, President Obama, Hillary Clinton, the Lib Dems in Scotland and Gordan Brown in England are perfectly wrong.

Urgent Plea from Radio Progreso (Honduras) (tags)

"All of the sudden, Gustavo Cardoza said that a policeman was pointing his weapon at him and immediately reported that other police were coming after him. Our reporter tried to run, and told them that he was a reporter for Radio Progreso. It was then that we heard his cries, and the blows that our reporter was receiving."

Urgent Plea from Radio Progreso (Honduras) (tags)

"All of the sudden, Gustavo Cardoza said that a policeman was pointing his weapon at him and immediately reported that other police were coming after him. Our reporter tried to run, and told them that he was a reporter for Radio Progreso. It was then that we heard his cries, and the blows that our reporter was receiving. The transmission from our reporter was abruptly suspended."

Whose the Real Hypocrite Secretary Clinton? (tags)

"In the context of President Obama’s statement last weekend that those who urge the US to take stronger action against the Honduras coup regime “think that it’s appropriate for us to suddenly act in ways that in every other context they consider inappropriate,” calling it “hypocrisy.” The revelation that Clinton and MCC have already sanctioned the elected government of Nicaragua and its private sector in ways that it so far refuses to sanction the illegal coup regime of Honduras and its private backers has revealed one important fact: That Washington has already determined that “it’s appropriate” to deny MCC funds to a country for lighter and more transient reasons than those that exist to sanction a coup regime in another. Didn’t a certain US President, last weekend, speak the word “hypocrisy” in the context of the US and the Honduras coup?"

Secretary of Education Duncan: Pushing the Chicago Plan - video link (tags)

link info to video stream

US HAS A HAND ON PROPOSED CHARTER CHANGE (tags)

In a press conference held on Monday June 2, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates has said the U.S. military’s partnership with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) can be used as a model in fighting terrorism worldwide. Gates made the statement during his visit to Manila for a high level meeting with his Philippine counterpart - Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Gilbert Teodoro. Clearly this was a vote of confidence on the Arroyo regime's on-going war against legitimate people's movements in the Philippines from a key member of the Obama Team himself. Emboldened by Gate's statement and promise of continuing military assistance from the United States, on June 3, against the backdrop of worsening economic crisis, of intensifying political killings and forced disappearances and escalating military conflict in Southern Philippines - in a brazen act of indifference and cowardice - the Arroyo controlled congress passed House Resolution 1109 which turned the lower house into a constituent assembly. This will make it possible for the U.S.- Arroyo regime to tinker with the 1987 constitution to further tighten and continue their stranglehold on the country and its people.

Manipulation - How Markets Really Work (tags)

Insiders move markets up or down for profit.

Dodd and Geithner should resign (tags)

Obama Caves to the Oil Companies. (tags)

Today on NBC's meet The Press, retained Secretary of Defense William Gates grabbed president Barrack Obama by the neck and pulled Barrack Obama's face to secretaries crotch.

Senate voted 80-17 to confirm Hilda Solis as President Obama's Secretary of Labor (tags)

Hilda Solis Confirmed YES! The Department of Management Will Now Be Known as the Department of The Workers Rights!

Tomorrow the Senate takes its first vote to confirm Hilda Solis as our Secretary of Labor (tags)

Take Action Now! Contact Your Senators Tell Them to Confirm Solis as our next Secretary of Labor http://action.seiu.org/page/speakout/confirmhildasoli

Republican Senators Say They Will Hold Up Solis Nomination. (tags)

We say Solis For Labor Secretary Now!

CORRUPTION, DEFPRETRATION. LANDSLIDES. DEATH AND MEA CULPA (tags)

“The reasons for the degradation of our forests are corruption and our own shortcomings,” admitted Secretary Lito Atienza of Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in a New Year message to his department personnel. A common knowledge among Filipinos, Atienza's admonishment, hardly created a ripple in Manila were ordinary citizens had almost but accepted corruption is an integral part of governance in the island nation.

Wall St. and the Fed Get Fatter, While Main St. Suffers (tags)

The greed of some of the Wall St. banksters, and the Fed’s inept policies, like condoning deregulation, are the real causes of the current financial meltdown. Nevertheless, the U.S. Congress has given them a green light to rake in trillions of dollars in taxpayers’ bailout money, with little or no public disclosure. The Fed’s functions should be taken over by the Treasury Dept. Main St. needs to be Congress’ prime concern, not Wall Street.

Obama's New Appointments (tags)

as bad as the others

The International Crisis Report, from Curitiba, PR, BR (tags)

Adjusting to avoid the concentration of the financial system, maintaining that system under the domain of public power and invest in infrastructure and in social policies are functions that the state should recover from the current global crisis. That is what said the teacher called Alex Izurieta, senior secretary of

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...

Obama's Economic Dream Team? (tags)

indeed for Wall Street bankers

12/1 Lee Siu Hin: What We Should Expect from President Barak Obama? (tags)

If history can teach us something, the election of Obama and Clinton has many similarities: after the initial excitement we might experience the same disappointment and disillusion like Clinton-era--and even the possibility of Republicans can capitalize the public disappointment to regain the control of Congress at the future elections.....

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.

NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST -- 11.23.08 (tags)

This is not change we can believe in.

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.

Obama Mania (tags)

A reality check.

Documents reveal how Ohio routed 2004 voting data through company that hosted external Bus (tags)

Newly obtained computer schematics provide further detail of how electronic voting data was routed during the 2004 election from Ohio’s Secretary of State’s office through a partisan Tennessee web hosting company.

Congress Please Don’t Do It (tags)

Bottom line the middle class was already on the decline and should this bailout be implemented the middle class as we know it will disappear and after all the dust settles and everything is said and done, it boils down to the rich will get richer and the poor will get poorer and the poor is who pays.

Socialist Candidates to File Lawsuit for Inclusion on Louisiana Ballot (tags)

U.S. Presidential Candidate Brian Moore blast Louisiana officials for “shamelessly obstructing minor party access to ballot in aftermath of Hurricane Gustav;” accuses Governor Jindal and Secretary of State Dardenne of using natural disaster to protect John McCain and the GOP.

MILF asks gov’t to postpone ARMM election (tags)

Before the peace talks ended yesterday, July 17, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panel had asked the Philippine government through its chief peace negotiator, Secretary Rodolfo Garcia, to postpone the forthcoming election in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in August 11 in deference to the ongoing GRP-MILF Peace Talks. The request was relayed by the MILF chief peace negotiator, Mohagher Iqbal, in tandem with their decision to forego with the word “freedom” that finally sealed the marathon talks on ancestral domain. The talks protracted for three years and seven months, which had been interrupted not only by impasses but also by intermittent skirmishes on the ground.

Water Wars (tags)

The U.S. Patriot Act and other legislation authorizes a "culling of the herds."

Local Filipinos protest Philippine Labor Secretary visit and B.C. government’s recruitment (tags)

Around 20 local progressive Filipinos and their supporters rallied last night outside an exclusive dinner for Philippine Secretary of Labour and Employment, Arturo Brion hosted by the Philippines-Canada Trade Council. Brion was in Vancouver to sign a new agreement with the B.C. government which seeks to attract 30,000 workers per year with specific skills from outside B.C.

Negroponte/Rosen meetings with General Kiani Nov 2007 (tags)

JONATHAN MANN, CNN INTERNATIONAL ANCHOR: There's something to watch for in Pakistani politics. Civilian leaders appoint a military commander, then the military commander overthrows the civilians. That's how Pervez Musharraf got his job, and he wasn't the first.

rank & file roofers sweep union elections! (tags)

need support...

Chertoff -by coincidence- had security advisor at mall during shooting spree (tags)

AZ ACCEPTS REAL ID ACT SIMULTANEOUSLY!   News Updates from Citizens for Legitimate Government 10 Dec 2007 http://www.legitgov.org/

new defense bill authorizes military cops (tags)

kucinich

Lies from Andrew Thomas (tags)

Listen to the lies Andrew Thomas feeds the media in this press conference about the Republic putting his address on the web in the New Times incident.

Israel asks U.S. foreign aid be paid in EUROS (tags)

in your face you lazy superstitious fuckheads, i guess americans are going to get what they deserve soon...

Israel asks U.S. foreign aid be paid in EUROS (tags)

Secretary of State Rice has acknowledged a communique from Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Levni which requests that all foreign aid payments and loans from the United States be made in Euros rather than in Dollars. Foreign Minister Levni cited the rapidly declining dollar and it's disfavor as a world currency as reasons for the request.

Kissinger-led U.S. group attends closed debate at Putin home (tags)

A group of Russian and U.S. dignitaries gathered Friday at the presidential residence near Moscow behind closed doors in a bid to repair shattered ties.

DOJ Secretary Gonzalez eyes Abu Sayyaf, CPP and NPA for terror listing (tags)

Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez listed the bandit group Abu Sayyaf, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People's Army (NPA), among the groups being considered for inclusion in the terror list to be drawn up under the Human Security Act (HSA), said Tuesday. The outspoken Gonzalez also said he has already asked the Supreme Court to assign special courts to handle cases against suspected terrorists and terrorist organizations.

PHILIPPINES:Gonzales to Reds: Truce or terror tag? (tags)

National Security Adviser Norberto Gonzales, who assumed his post yesterday as officer-in-charge of the defense department prior to the installation of the permanent defense secretary, warned communist rebels that they would be identified as terrorists once the anti-terror law or the Human Security Act of 2007 takes effect this month. Gonzales said the New People’s Army (NPA), however, could avoid the terrorist tag if the rebels declare a ceasefire. “If the NPA rebels refuse to implement a ceasefire, they will be branded as terrorist like the Abu Sayyaf, Rajah Solaiman Group and the Jemaah Islamiyah,” Gonzales told reporters during turnover rites at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City, attended by outgoing Defense Secretary Hermogenes Ebdane Jr. and Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita.

Bush's man starts work (tags)

on Middle East

The AIPAC got the dosh,again. (tags)

Now we finance this terrorist entity for another decade

FREE PASTOR BERLIN GUERRERO, NOW! (tags)

On behalf of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), I write to express our alarm and dismay over the abduction of Pastor Berlin Guerrero of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines. Our understanding is that he was abducted by members of the Philippine National Police and the Naval Intelligence Security Forces and is still being held by Philippine authorities. We are deeply concerned by reports of the tactics employed in Pastor Guerrero's abduction. We understand that he was taken by armed men who carried drawn weapons. No warrant of arrest was produced at the time of his abduction. Reports indicate that personal affects were taken from members of his family when he was abducted. We urge you to call for, and oversee, a full investigation of the circumstances surrounding the abduction of Pastor Guerrero. This investigation should include the activities of the police and of the military and security forces.

They said I'd be locked up with Paris (tags)

What happened

Fil-Am Vets Ask VA Sec Nicholson to Resign: Group rallies in front of VA Clinic in LA (tags)

About 20 Filipino World War II veterans and their supporters rallied in front of the Veterans Affairs (VA) outpatient clinic in Los Angeles on May 8 to ask for the resignation of Secretary of Veterans Affairs R. James Nicholson. The protest occurred after last week’s Associated Press report that said Nicholson paid bonuses of up to $33,000 to senior federal workers amidst a $1 billion shortfall in the VA budget.

FiLIPINO VETERANS/ JFAV CALLS VA NICHOLSON, RESIGN, NOW! (tags)

VA Secretary Jim Nicholson, Resign Now! Hundreds of Filipino World War II veterans, youth and students and their community supporters led by the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and the ACFV in several U.S. cities rallied at the VA offices in Seattle, San Francisco ( May 7), Los Angeles ( May 8) and San Diego ( May 9) and called on Veterans Affair Secretary Jim Nicholson to resign. The Veterans decision to ask for Nicholson resignation was made last May 6, during a nationwide teleconference held in Arlington Virginia on the 65 year anniversary of the fall of Corregidor Day. Key ACFV and JFAV leaders decided on a unanimous vote to call for Nicholson resignation.

Ex U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow,Michael Moore, Cerberus,Bawag Austria and Cuba (tags)

Funny you don't hear about the present Treasury Secretary going after ex Treasury Secretary John Snow for his conflict in spying on interbank financial transactions as U.S. Secretary of Treasury through SWIFT of Brussels,Belgium with CIA and perhaps SRA International's Mantas data mining software followed by John Snow's resigning his U.S. Treasury Secretary financial spy post in Europe to BUY BAWAG BANK with Dan Quayle,John Snow,the Kellogg Brown and Root boys and some well heeled Jewish billionaires(who helped them buy Leumi Bank of Israel and who are modest and wish to remain anonymous) !?

JFAV US WIDE MASS ACTIONS: CALLS VA SECRETARY: RESIGN NOW! (tags)

Filipino World War II veterans, youth and students and their community supporters led by the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and the ACFV in four major U.S. cities held mass actions and rallied at the VA offices in Seattle, San Francisco ( May 7), Los Angeles ( May 8) and San Diego ( May 9) and called on Veterans Affair Secretary Jim Nicholson to resign. Last May 6, during a nationwide teleconference held in Arlington Virginia on the 65 year anniversary of the fall of Corregidor Day. Key ACFV and JFAV leaders decided on a unanimous vote to call for Nicholson resignation.

Israel may get F-22s (tags)

"The United States would be inclined to allow the sale of advanced stealth F-22 fighter jets to the Israeli Air Force if the State of Israel's security was in jeopardy, former US Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen told The Jerusalem Post Thursday night."

New GMA's Appointments: Ebdane to DND, Nachura to SC (tags)

Malacañang formally announced yesterday the appointment of former public works chief Hermogenes Ebdane Jr. as the new defense secretary, ignoring recommendations for a civilian to head the sensitive post. Ebdane, 58, replaces Avelino Cruz, who quit unexpectedly in November, fueling speculation of a rift in President Arroyo’s Cabinet over moves to change the Constitution. Also at Malacañang yesterday, Chief Justice Reynato Puno announced Mrs. Arroyo’s appointment of Solicitor General Antonio Eduardo Nachura as Supreme Court associate justice. Ebdane was reportedly the one who brought out of the country former elections commissioner Virgilio Garcillano at the height of the vote rigging controversy involving Mrs. Arroyo. Ebdane denied the accusations

"Worse than a Civil War": Kofi Annan (tags)

The US govt sees the increasing violence in Iraq merely as a new phase. Annan is con-vinced the Iraqi question can only be solved with the cooperation of neighboring countries and the international community. The Iraqis must agree on distribution of oil revenues.

AFP gets P10-billion hardware shop list (tags)

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will be embarking on a spending spree with President Arroyo approving on Friday a P10-billion shopping list for military hardware. The President and concurrent defense secretary gave AFP brass the green light to bid out 14 contracts. Mrs. Arroyo also on Friday vowed to defeat communist and secessionist rebels in Mindanao before her term of office ends in 2010.

Colombia - Paramilitaries are threatening student leaders in University of Atlantico (tags)

The Secretary of Human Rights of the ACEU (Colombian Association of University Students) denounces these facts that are putting in danger the physical integrity of the leaders of the University of the Atlantico.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 12/22/06 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

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

President Bush has his head in the sand! (tags)

U.S. should boost size of Army and Marines, Bush says

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said America losing war (tags)

the United States is losing the "civil war" in Iraq

How Not to Interview Donald Rumsfeld (tags)

Cal Thomas is a Right Wing hack, who has shilled for the bloodbath that is the Iraqi War. On Dec. 7, 2006, he interviewed Donald Rumsfeld, the outgoing Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon. “BaWa Walters, herself, couldn’t have done a worst job of puffery. No questions were asked by Thomas about U.S. or Iraqi casualties, WMD, or the fact that Rumsfeld has been charged with war crimes. Thomas’ shameless spiel mocks the idea of a Free Press.

Processing Information (tags)

U.S. Vice-President, Dick Cheney, today praised the outgoing U.S. Secretary of Defence, Donald Rumsfeld, for his contribution in spreading ‘democracy and liberty’ to the Middle East; Cheney also claimed that Rumsfeld was the “best” Secretary of Defence in U.S. history – additional evidence that the U.S. administration is INSANE is no longer required!

Proud to be American (tags)

Slaughter the kids

Pentagon: Up ante in Iraq (tags)

Looks like Emperor Bush just wants to keep his head in the sand!!!!

DOJ declares Ilocos militant’s killing solved (tags)

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has declared the 2005 gunslaying of the Ilocos secretary general of the militant party-list group Bayan Muna solved, the victim’s wife said. Elvie Sanchez, wife of slain Bayan Muna regional leader Romy Sanchez, said she has received a letter from Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez saying the killing was solved with the alleged gunman identified and a warrant of arrest issued against him. "We are not convinced with the letter. They (DOJ) only want to clear the military, which we believe is behind the death of my husband. The killing of Romy (had) the same pattern as that applied by the military to other militant leaders," she said.

Rumy loved torture (tags)

and directly ordered it.

US-Arroyo Regime Beat a Retreat : Stop Con-ass now (tags)

President Macapagal-Arroyo, sensing grave political fall-out from her manuverings, had instructed her political affairs adviser Gabriel Claudio on Friday to “order” the lawmakers allied with her to drop the constituent assembly (Con-ass) as a means of changing the Constitution, Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita said yesterday.

Report tells Bush to get out of Iraq! Will George W. Hitler Listen? (tags)

Report confronts the president with a powerful argument that his policy in Iraq is not working and that he must move toward disengagement.

Flog the blogger (tags)

No one controls the blog

Bush drops 'stay course' Iraq slogan (tags)

Looks like Bush has finally figured out that the American public know he is losing the war in Iraq!

Blair joins the attack on Britain’s Muslims (tags)

Prime Minister Tony Blair has placed himself at the head of an ongoing and sinister campaign against Britain’s Muslim minority. This week he used his monthly press conference to solidarise himself with former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw’s attack on the veil or niqab, telling reporters that it was “a mark of separation and that is why it makes other people from outside of the community feel uncomfortable.” He also backed the decision by Kirklees council to suspend the young teaching assistant Aishah Azmi for refusing to remove her veil in front of male staff.

another Reporter takes Bribes (tags)

Another well known Columnist caught taking Bribes from the big Corporations. Who is your congressman taking campaign contributions (bribes) from? Does your congressman's spouse or relative have a sweetheart deal?

PHILIPPINES: The worst regime post-Marcos (tags)

AKBAYAN (Citizens Action Party) commemorates Martial Law with condemnation of worst regime post-Marcos.

Air Force Secretary Suggests Testing Weapons on the American Public (tags)

As if things could not get any scarier in Washington among members of the Bush regime and their plans to “make us safer”, the Associated Press reports that Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne stated Tuesday, September 12, that weapons such as high-power microwave devices should be used on Americans in crowd-control situations before being deployed on the battlefield. Such weapons are being designed to not only disable people, but also to disable tanks and other weapons by “zapping” and destroying their electronic gear.

SEE THIS: Insane Treason Against the American People (tags)

Item: Secretary of the U.S. Air Force exposes himself as Nazi. Michael Wynne relative of Bush-Clinton Crime Syndicate Bagman Phil Wynne, declared yesterday as reported by the Associated Press, that non-lethal weapons such as high powered microwave devices should be used on American Citizens in Crowd Control situations before being employed on the Battlefield, the Air Force Secretary, said Tuesday.

KMU-SMR Secretary General Threatened (tags)

Kilusang Mayo Uno¡VSouthern Mindanao Region secretary general Omar Bantayan received threats to his life as he was about to leave his residence at around 10:00 this morning. Bantayan was on his way to a meeting when three unidentified men were seen surveilling his residence in Brgy. Ubalde, R.Castillo. Bantayan was with a companion who went out first and was the one to notice two men standing some feet away on either side the gate. The third man was posted at the corner of the street about 20 meters away. The companion also spotted a bulge around the waist of one of the men. He surmised it could only be a firearm as the latter moved his hand toward it when Bantayan came out of their gate.

A MOM'S FYI: The Bush Wars, Saddam vs Usama (tags)

Looking for evidence of GWB linking Saddam Hussein, Iraq, and 9/11? Read on.... -------------------------------

Contradictions, anomalies, questions mount in UK terror scare (tags)

A British court on Wednesday extended the warrants for 23 people held since August 10 in connection with the alleged plot to blow up commercial airliners flying from Britain to the US. An additional person was arrested Tuesday. The judge issued his ruling late in the evening following a closed-door hearing that lasted most of the day.

Neocon Chickenhawks: A Small Tightly-Knit Clan Part 1 (tags)

This list of intricate, overlapping connections is hardly exhaustive or perhaps even surprising. But it helps reveal an important fact. Contrary to appearances, the neocons do not constitute a powerful mass political movement. They are instead a small, tightly-knit clan whose incestuous familial and personal connections, both within and outside the Bush administration, have allowed them grab control of the future of American foreign policy.

It proclaims of the Commandant in Boss Fidel Castro to the town of Cuba (tags)

It proclaims of the Commandant in Boss Fidel Castro to the town of Cuba...

Stop the war, Maguindanao folk cry (tags)

Pesante-USA/AJLPP joins the people of Mindanao in their urgent call to stop the US-Arroyo Regime's war against the people. “They are suffering and they want the fighting stopped,” Ruby Sahali, social welfare secretary of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, said of the more than 4,000 families displaced by fighting between militiamen and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels in Maguindanao.The evacuees came from the towns of Shariff Aguak, where the hostilities started last week, and from Mamasapano, Datu Piang, Datu Unsay, Datu Saudi, Ampatuan, Sultan sa Barongis and SK Pendatun towns, where it spread.

Interview with Forrest Hill (tags)

Green Party Candidate for Secretary of State of California

‘Citizen’s Impeachment Complaint’ Filed Vs GMA (tags)

The second impeachment complaint against President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was formally filed today at the office of the secretary general of the House of Representatives, who confirmed it as the “first complaint” filed at his office. At 8:09 a.m., House secretary general Roberto P. Nazareno received a copy of the complaint by lead complainant Nini Quezon-Avanceña, as endorsed by opposition lawmakers House Minority Floor Leader Francis Escudero and San Juan Representative Ronaldo Zamora. The complainants held vigil at the House last night in anticipation of the filing of another complaint by lawyer Oliver Lozano, who filed the first impeachment case against the president last year.

Cindy Sheehan and Marcy Winograd Rally for Progressive Candidates Against War (tags)

Anti-war Activist Cindy Sheehan and Reverend Lennox Yearwood of Louisiana join 36th District Progressive Candidate Marcy Winograd for an Out of Iraq Rally and Winograd for Congress launch party in Mar Vista Park just east of Venice. QT video total running time 4:06. Video produced by The G Living Network (http://gliving.tv). Music courtesy of Mike Lenert / Lettuce Prey (http://www.ltprey.com).

Marcy Winograd Delivers Arrest Warrant to Sec of State, McPherson (tags)

Marcy Winograd, candidate for Congress, 36th District (LA-Beach Cities), attempts to present an arrest warrant to Republican appointed Sec of State Bruce McPherson who was "NOT IN!" Fearing a repeat of the Ohio fiasco, Winograd demands verifiable voting. Her supporters demonstrated in front of the Secretary's office last weekend.

BRITAIN BREAKS WITH THE US OVER IRAN (tags)

BRITAIN BREAKS WITH THE US OVER IRAN

Diebold Whistleblower Facing Charges (tags)

An open letter to Bruce McPherson and the citizens of the United States

Electoral Miracle of February 2006 (tags)

The untold story of indies and smaller party types rescuing fabled Peace and Freedom Party by Nazi Govenator. (NOT CARRIED IN DAILY NEWS!)

Peace and Freedom party Back on the Ballot (tags)

Attempts to discredit and remove Peace and Freedom Party by Secretary of State McPherson appointed by the Governator fails!

THIRD PARTY BACK ON BALLOT (tags)

The California Secretary of State reversed his decision on Friday to remove the Peace and Freedom Party from the June Primary ballot.

Rice Threatened EU to Retain US Control over Internet (tags)

This letter was sent to the EU regarding global governance of the Internet.

Stop Diebold electronic voting! CA's Republican plans to STEAL YOUR VOTE. (tags)

URGENT ACTION ALERT. The rally/protest is this Monday in Sacramento, we have ONLY next week to voice our concerns so they go on the record.

Bill Bennett - Abort Black babies -- Boycotting NAPA and Pier 1 (tags)

Bill Bennett said that crime would go down if Black babies were aborted. This statement was made on Bennett's radio show. We are calling for a boycott of the sponsors of that show ... NAPA Auto Parts, and Pier 1.

Rumsfeld on Force Reductions (tags)

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Katrina's Silver Lining (tags)

The costs for the American public, in higher energy costs, higher food bills, economic recession and a burst housing bubble, are the just deserts of decades of self-centered voting habits.

Resolution To Kill The Resolution (tags)

The impotance of territorial compromise if true peace is ever to come between the 22 Arab states and the sole one of the Jews

CodePink Activists Confront Rumsfeld at Speech (tags)

CodePink Activists Confront Rumsfeld at Speech

Report From Protest Against Rumsfeld (tags)

Approximately 45 people protested Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld's appearance at the Beverly Hilton hotel today.

America against Washington (tags)

The Organization of American States rejected the US proposal. The "principle of non-intervention" was affirmed, not "supervision of democracy."

Aztlán for Sale (tags)

Loans for Mexican Nationals offered by USDA to purchase rural property in USA.

In God We Lust (tags)

The cable networks have decided to torture Americans by broadcasting the spotlight whore, Gloria Allred, ad nauseum, dousing viewers with her overly-priced two-cents worth.

Condoleezza Rice Insists on Interference Positions in Latin America (tags)

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice insists on interference and interventionist policies of the George W. Bush administration in Latin America

Rumsfeld Uses FALSE Twin Towers/Iraq War Link in Medal of Honor Speech 4/5/05 (tags)

9/11

PDLA Election Protection Action Alert! (tags)

Progressive Democrats & Democracy for America activists in CA are both urging everyone to flood Sacramento with calls RIGHT NOW. Please help!

Press Release from the Zanon Workers, March 4, 2005 (tags)

The wife of a worker at Zanon has been kidnapped and beaten.

11,000 US Soldiers Dead (repost) (tags)

11,000 US Soldiers Now Dead From DU Poisoning Heads roll at Veterans Administration Mushrooming depleted uranium (DU) scandal blamed

Rice again lies about 'UN mandate' for US war in Iraq (tags)

Like all people in the US 'Coalition of the Killing', we in the Netherlands also have been made guilty* - by our collaborating industry and it's government - of the present US-zionist war crimes in Afganistan and Iraq.

RUMSFELD CHARGED WITH WAR CRIMES IN GERMANY (tags)

look at what I found :>) author: Justus Leicht for the World Socialist Web Site US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld may be forced to skip a major international security conference in Munich next month for fear that he could be hauled before a German court on war crimes charges, according to published reports in both the US and Germany.

High-Tech Rumsfeld under Fire (tags)

Criticismis spreading in the US media and from two of the most respected republican senators.. Rumsfeld wanted to give the world a lesson in military high-tech: that the US could quickly conquer and rule any country with a few ground troops.. He failed in Iraq.

Colin Powell's Selective Sense of Horror (tags)

The outgoing Secretary of State says he’s shaken and horrified by the tsunami’s destructive power, yet has nothing to say about the far greater destruction and death wreaked in Iraq by the U.S. military that he was so instrumental in sending over there. The difference isn’t the degree of destruction and death, it’s what caused it.

J. Kenneth Blackwell: A Man All for Democracy, Except, Uh, When He’s Not (tags)

With folks like Ohio Secretary of State J. Kenneth Blackwell overseeing America’s electoral process, we’ll never have to worry about our voting system’s integrity again – ‘cause there just ain’t none left. For more details, read on.

Like the Song Says: It's Deja Vu All Over Again (tags)

Soldiers dissing the Secretary of Defense, mutinies, desertion at record highs. Can officer fragging be far behind? Does any of this sound familiar?

Columbus, Ohio: Protesters hand deliver letter to Blackwell (tags)

Protesters in Columbus, Ohio, on Monday hand delivered a letter to Secretary of State Ken Blackwell in his office building. The protesters, who were lawfully delivering the message, were asked to leave by state police.

FARMERS, FISHERMEN, OTHERS WANT ARROYO OUT (tags)

Protesters carrying effigies of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, US President Bush, former Philippines Agriculture Secretary Luisito Lorenzo and Interior Secretary Angelo Reyes blocked Quezon Avenue in Manila, causing a traffic jam Thursday afternoon. "Hunger is spreading like wildfire. There is massive corruption in all agencies of the government and genuine land reform has not been implemented," said Danilo Ramos of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas.

Building Bridges Radio: Molly Ivins on Bush & So. Africa Union Federation Sec'y Vavi (tags)

Buiding Bridges presents this 29 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK BELOW

A MOM'S FYI: "The George W. Bush Wars: An Internet Primer for Dummies" (tags)

The George W. Bush Wars: An Internet Primer for Dummies

Rumsfeld at Magic Castle (tags)

Word on the street is that this will be an occasion for actions, demonstrations, and protests! Donald H. Rumsfeld and the Magic Castle are pleased to invite you to an evening of illusions at the venerable Academy of Magic Arts for a once in a lifetime performance.  Following will be a press conference.

Abu Ghraib prison scandal motivates "Rummy" to implement badly needed reform! (tags)

Mobile phones fitted with digital cameras have been banned in United States Army installations in Iraq on orders from Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, The Business newspaper reported on Sunday.

Diebold's deceit unanimously rejected (tags)

California's secretary of state, Kevin Shelley, recommended prosecution, "We will not tolerate the deceitful conduct of Diebold, and we must send a clear message to the rest of the industry"

Reward for Rumsfeld et al (tags)

Iraqi Sunnis hold up a poster advertising a purported reward of U.S. $15 million for the heads of U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld

CA Official says state was forced to certify voting machines (tags)

Wednesday, March 17, 2004 Official says state was forced to certify voting machines By Gig Conaughton, North County Times, 03/17/04 Yesterday San Diego County's Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on the widespread March 2 voting problems. The supervisors heard testimony from dozens of citizens, both critical and supportive of the county's new paperless, electronic Diebold voting system. Assistant Secretary of State Marc Carrel and Diebold Election Systems' CEO Bob Urosevich.

Madrid: UN's credibility critically wounded (tags)

With the UN's quick condemnation of the Basque group ETA for Madrid's carnage, a sad new triumph of politics over truth was born. And a lot of UN credibility died in its birth.

CA Senators Call to Decertify Paperless Voting:You can help push! (tags)

CA Senators Call to Decertify Paperless Voting:You can help push! Any Californian mistrust paperless voting machines? Well if you do, now is the time to tell Secretary of State, Kevin Shelly. "Delete the Machine, Save your vote" Last week two excellent Californian Senators Called on Secretary of State, Kevin Shelly to decertify all paperless voting systems in California. Please call Kevin Shelly and ask him to support this action.

Rumsfeld's 'incestuous' billion dollar deal with Boeing (tags)

"Doesn't all of this bother you, Mr. secretary, that this incestuous relationship that went on between Boeing and the United States Air Force and the secretary of the Air force in particular?" - Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)

US documents implicate Kissinger in Argentine atrocities (tags)

Secret archives released by the US State Department directly implicate former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and other top American officials in backing the brutal military regime of mass murder, “disappearances” and torture that ruled Argentina for more than seven years, beginning in March 1976.

Iraq war justified even without WMD: Ashcroft (tags)

Here you go ! NO WMD and a lot of weapons of mass deception.

Political appeals to bigotry grow (tags)

Conservative columnist Cal Thomas recently questioned Howard Dean's faith because his wife is Jewish. Marrying her, Thomas opined, was "strange at best, considering the two faiths take a distinctly different view of Jesus."

Defining Terrorism (tags)

DEFINE TERRORIST And You Will Be Calling For An Israeli Accountability Act

Uncertified Software in Alameda County Voting Machines - Certification Process Halted (tags)

The only other California county currently using the Diebold touch-screen machines is Plumas.

Bush JINSA/PNAC Neocons Follow "A Clean Break" for War with Syria (tags)

Pentagon official: US may take action against Syria (for Israel) (tags)

Pentagon official: US may take action against Syria (for Israel)

Bush's Press Secretary's Pop pops on a former Pres. (tags)

A Texas attorney has just published a new book re LBJ and the JFK assassination. Another book on the 1963 coup is not that unusual. What is is that the author is the father of W. Bush's press secretary, Scott McCllellan.

Jesus Died Because Of Bush (tags)

The father of a soldier killed in Iraq accused President George Bush yesterday of being responsible for his son's death.

Who is this piece of shit named ANDREW GIMSON? (tags)

See some of you propagandist bullshit about The NYC 9-11 Investigatory Film and Roundtable Program .The panel included former U.S. Congresswoman, Cynthia McKinney; co-founder of the 911 Citizenswatch, John Judge; Publisher and Editor of "From the Wilderness", Mike Ruppert; former CIA analyst, Raymond L. McGovern; member of steering committee of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, David Mac Michael; author, Peter Lance, and filmmaker, writer, and media critique Danny Schechter. The Program is sponsored in conjunction with events in Berlin, Germany, in several cities in Canada, and several other cities in the U.S...

The Pentagon has some explaining to do (tags)

After eight years of Bill Clinton, many military officers breathed a sigh of relief when George W. Bush was named president. I was in that plurality. At one time, I would have believed the administration's accusations of anti-Americanism against anyone who questioned the integrity and good faith of President Bush, Vice President Cheney or Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.

Soros Newspaper Ads Challenge Bush's Case For War (tags)

A dozen statements made by President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, Secretary of State Colin Powell and Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld making the case for war are reprinted and described as either exaggerated or false.

Bush Lies (amsellem) (tags)

cartoon © 2003 by charles amsellem. activists may reproduce for non profit use only. all other rights reserved

Criminal Mastermind: Donald Rumsfeld (By the Balls) (tags)

Download the actual Joint Chiefs of Staff Document this article is based on (Adobe PDF): www.dtic.mil/doctrine/jel/cjcsd/cjcsi/3610_01a.pdf

New Press Sec's Pop's Book:: LBJ Killed JFK ? (tags)

Barr McClellan, father of newly appointed Bush Press Secretary Scott McClellan, is reportedly soon to publish a book claiming he helped Lyndon Johnson plot the killing of John Kennedy in 1963.

Korea-US drifting towards war (tags)

Former defense secretary William Perry warned that the United States and North Korea are drifting toward war, perhaps as early as this year, in an increasingly dangerous standoff that also could result in terrorists being able to purchase a North Korean nuclear device and plant it in a U.S. city.

Carving Up The New Iraq (tags)

Carving Up The New Iraq By Neil Mackay The Sunday Herald Tuesday 15 April 2003

The Democrats' WMD fraud (tags)

The exposure of the continued lies put forth by the anti-American leftist shills.

Still sounds like Viet Nam (c.1965-68) (tags)

Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld calls (the daily killing of U.S. Soldiers in Iraq) the "untidy" aftermath of regime change. If it was his kids or Bush's daughters or Cheny's kids dying would he think it was "untidy"?

Pentagon admits Iraq guerrilla war (tags)

Despite the casualties, Mr Rumsfeld said he believed the US public felt the effort was “worthwhile” and that people “recognise the difficulty of the task”.

The gang that couldn’t think straight (tags)

Now some U.S. lawmakers are calling for congressional hearings to find out whether the Bush Administration truly did overhype the threat posed by Iraq. Republican Sen. John Warner, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee and a former secretary of the Navy (as well as one of Liz Taylor’s ex-husbands), has said his panel will take part in such a probe. But somehow House Majority Leader Tom DeLay thinks this is all unfair.

Lies the Government Told Us Part 2 (tags)

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Wolfowitz: Iraq war about oil (tags)

US deputy secretary of defense Paul Wolfowitz claims that the US attacked Iraq because its "swimming in oil."

Nothing Sweeter To Bush Than Revenge (tags)

"Even more sinister, Secretary of State Colin Powell -- in an uncharacteristic role as the godfather-enforcer for the administration -- has been lecturing straying nations that they will be punished for their stand against the war. As he puts it, they will suffer the "consequences." The exact penalties are never spelled out but the ominous threat is left hanging. "

WMD just a convenient excuse for war, admits Wolfowitz (tags)

The Bush administration focused on alleged weapons of mass destruction as the primary justification for toppling Saddam Hussein by force because it was politically convenient, a top-level official at the Pentagon has acknowledged.

The office of Special Plans (tags)

Seymour Hersh has written several articles in The New Yorker on the dynamics operating within the Department of Defense. His most recent, "Selective Intelligence" in the May 12 issue is a must read. He reveals a small group of insiders who now control military intelligence: The Office of Special Plans.

Wolfowitz hand picks "interim" Iraqi government. (tags)

The team of Iraqi technocrats was selected by Deputy Defense Secretary Paul D. Wolfowitz but is officially employed by a defense contractor, SAIC, the officials said.

slick (tags)

HOLOCAUST 2003 - The ONLY Solution is The Final Solution

US wants to impose sanctions on Syria! Call your Rep!!!! (tags)

US wants to impose sanctions on Syria with new legislation! Tell the US that they can't traffic the world with their unilateral actions! Write, call, etc... your congressman!!!

Chicken Hawk Down! (tags)

Key Rumsfeld Adviser Perle Resigns Post

Bombing of Iraqi news station might be a crime (tags)

Questions arise about the legality of bombing an Iraqi news station

US Soldiers captured by Iraqis (tags)

Iraqi television on Sunday showed gruesome images of captured and dead American soldiers as senior US defence officials confirmed that about 10 US troops were missing in southern Iraq. US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld conceded: "We believe there are some American soldiers missing."

Israel’s foreign policy is the U.S.’s foreign policy (tags)

“Wag the dog” Who’s calling the foreign policy shots behind the scenes in the Bush administration?

UK Minister Clare Short Threatens to Resign Over Iraq War (tags)

BREAKING NEWS! Labour Party Secretary for Internat'l Dev'ment Clare Short has publicly threatened to resign over Blair's "extraordinarily reckless" stance on Iraq

GULF WAR VETS CALL FOR RUMSFELD RESIGNATION (tags)

The American Gulf War Veterans Association calls for Rumsfeld Resignation because of lying or incompetence. It's one or the other.

USA Bad Boys: Blackmail and US Intervention in latin America (tags)

US addictions haunt and terrorize world: OIL, WEAPONS, DRUGS. US BAD BOYS and friends in Latin America held power for decades. Now they are run out of town by Hugo Chavez, people of Bolivia and New Ideas. Guns and Money aren’t enough anymore–Hope lives –Struggle Consumes…

New evidence implicates Iraq in terror conspiracy (tags)

Late breaking news:

BBC: US Senators Question Iraq Evidence (tags)

"However, the surprising mood of scepticism evident in the committee room was an indication that President Bush and Mr Powell still have work to do if they are to gain bipartisan support for their Iraq policy."

Washington Post: Gen. Schwarzkopf Is Skeptical About U.S. Action in Iraq (tags)

Schwarzkopf : Rumsfeld and the people around him lack the background to make sound military judgments

Schwarzkopf (tags)

"Candidly, I have gotten somewhat nervous at some of the pronouncements Rumsfeld has made," says Schwarzkopf. Rumsfeld worries him. "It's scary, okay?" he says. "Let's face it: There are guys at the Pentagon who have been involved in operational planning for their entire lives, okay? . . . And for this wisdom, acquired during many operations, wars, schools, for that just to be ignored, and in its place have somebody who doesn't have any of that training, is of concern."

Bush Seeks $3.5 Million for Group Building N. Korean Reactors (tags)

Rumsfeld was director of company that helped N. korea Build its Nuke plants before he became Secretary of Defense!

100,000 U.S. Troops to leave for Gulf (tags)

Around 60,000 U.S. Troops are already in place in the region. Washington's latest call up will make possible a total onslaught by late January.

Red Light Indicator for Israel; Fear is No Excuse (tags)

The former Bosnian Serb President, Biljana Plavsic, has said "fear" blinded her to the atrocities Serbs were committing during the Bosnian war. Today She was sentenced to 25 year in prison.

Feinstein-Wyden Bill To Sell-Out National Forests (tags)

The final Feinstein-Wyden bill authorizing a massive timber giveaway under the guise of "fuel reduction" in our national forests is in. While lying to her constituents that the proposed bill would only target non-native species for fuel reduction, her final draft allows for millions of acres of timber to be logged. Furthermore, it exempts such projects from environmental review and other requirements specified in the National Environmental Policy Act. By terrorizing the public with overblown fears of wildfire, our county's last public forests are again at risk.

Origin of Iraq invasion planning (tags)

Notes made at a command center briefing five hours after the WTC attacks make clear that Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld was determined to use the 9-11 tragedy as a pretext for overthrowing Sadam Hussein.

Suspicions emerge about Afghan bombing cover-up (tags)

Originally published by the People's Weekly World Newspaper, Aug 3, 2002, the story exposes the U.S. cover-up on Afghan civilian casualties.

Bush-Cheney Regime Dissolved (tags)

All participants of the unlawful "U.S. Administration" are hereby ordered to surrender themselves to the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the Army of the United States.

Bush-Cheney Regime Dissolved (tags)

Fake "U.S. Administration" Found Guilty of Numerous Felonies. New Cabinet Nominated....

Former Deputy assistant Secretary of State Reveals Lies (tags)

Excerpt: "The reason that I went public, the first thing that bothered me was [Halbitron] when Vice President Cheney was was given $35 million for all his knowledge in oil, which he had none of. He had been a former Secretary of Defense. Cheney had put in an embargo on Iraq and then he denied that he didn’t know anything about the embargo. They had violated the embargo by having a $75 million joint venture with Iraq. At that point I said, that was the straw that broke the camel’s back for me. Cheney was just outright lying."

Who Did It? (tags)

The Citizens Executive Administration (CEA-USA) is recruiting a new Secretary of Defense. Are you qualified?

The U.S. has a problem with Venezuela, that's just too bad (tags)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (Reuters) — Secretary of State Colin L. Powell, testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today criticized the leftist president of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, expressing concern about his views on democracy and the war on terrorism.

Bush’s Secretary of Education Gets An “F” (tags)

Bush’s Secretary of Education, Rod Paige, is a poster-boy for everything Bush—he’s a black (like Bush, non-native) Texan whose claim to fame is whipping the locals into shape as a Houston education administrator. But a new report from a conservative think tank shows Houston's schools failing badly under his leadership—worse the LA's schools, in fact.

Building Bridges Internet Radio present International Labor & the War (tags)

Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report in Exile presents a 57 min. internet Radio program on International Labor & the War in Afghanistan with participants from Pakistan, the U.K., the U.S. & South Africa. Building Bridges can be heard over the internet on WBAI In Exile on Tuesdays from 8-9PM at www.wbix.org

At USC, Protesters Oppose Albright, Sanctions, and War (tags)

Around 100 demonstrators called for an end to both the sanctions against Iraq, and the bombing of Afghanistan, at a rally at the University of Southern California (USC) outside of an auditorium where former Secretary of State Madeleine Albight gave a speech on foreign relations.

Demonstrate against Madeleine Albright at USC -- Tuesday (tags)

Come out and demonstrate against Clinton's Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Tuesday 5:30pm at USC -- raise your voice for peace! Below is a catalog of some of Secretary Albright's more incendiary warmongering comments.

Rumsfeld: War Will Be 'Long and Difficult' (tags)

US defence secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, stressed that killing or capturing Osama bin Laden would not mean victory and that Washington's declared war on terrorism would be long and difficult. Earlier, Jack Straw, the foreign secretary, said military action is likely to continue for weeks.

BBC : 60 nations on US target list (tags)

just up on BBC site

U.S. propaganda attempts to justify military aid to Colombian terror state (tags)

Once again, the shameful U.S. propaganda newspaper the NY Times lies and attempts to deceive people with its disgusting news coverage. "Plan Colombia" is $7.5 billion mostly in military aid. It is well known that the Colombian military works hand in glove with the paramilitaries.

Chile Court OKs Kissinger Queries in 'Missing' Case (tags)

Chile's highest court on Monday gave the green light to a judge wanting to question former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger about the 1973 killing in Chile of a U.S. journalist.

Any suggestions for Ambassador to France? (tags)

President Linda Jones believes Arianna Huffington (author of HOW TO OVERTHROW THE GOVERNMENT and co-creator of the SHADOW CONVENTIONS) will do fine as Secretary of Education for now. Children need to learn how to overthrow their "educators".

Colin Powell's Right Hand man--Dick Armitage (tags)

> SEVENTEEN PARAGRAPHS into a story on Bush's retention of CIA director George Tenet, the NY Times quietly drops a bombshell, "Meanwhile, Gen. Colin L. Powell, Mr. Bush's choice to be secretary of state, has selected Richard > Armitage, his close friend and a former Pentagon official, to be the deputy secretary, two Republicans close to the Bush transition team said.

NAACP OPPOSES GAIL NORTON'S NOMINATION FOR SECRETARY OF INTERIOR (tags)

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will work with environmentalists to oppose the nomination of Gail Norton to be Secretary of the Interior ... ...Senators of both parties should know their votes would be remembered. They cannot celebrate Martin Luther King's dream one day and destroy it the next."

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) signals green light for Alaska Refuge drilling! (tags)

CHARLES SCHUMER: "... You know, the question here is exploration of oil. That’s a big position for the secretary of interior. We’re going to need more oil and natural gas in America."

Bush/Cheney multiple DUI stories (tags)

fun fun fun for Bush/Cheney

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