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Shooting Drill's Are Political Actual Shootings (tags)

These "drills" turn out to be real. They want something. It's political. They scare the people to get what they want.

shameless rich (tags)

Shame, shame, shame.

Obama's America: Gangsterism Writ Large (tags)

Obama

Paul Krugman on "Truthiness" and the Deficits (tags)

"We all know how democracy is supposed to work. Politicians are supposed to campaign on the issues, and an informed public is supposed to cast its votes based on those issues, with some allowance for the politicians’ perceived character and competence."

Profile of Lawless Aggression (tags)

Israel

It's a Business (pt 2) (tags)

Money can so easily change circumstances. Just a little bit can help ease the stress of worrying about how the rent or mortgage will be paid on any given month. A small amount extra can make the difference between getting your kid what they need for school or not, like a new or even used computer or some school clothes. With just a few extra in the way of cash, there may not have to be the monthly juggling act of figuring which bills to pay and which to put off. And making up such seemingly miniscule increments of ground regarding getting current on bills and/or debt can really help take a load off a person's mind, if only until the next paycheck. Most of us have been there, and if not probably will at some point or another in life.

Forced Regression (tags)

People navigating unusually trying circumstances often need to dig deep to come up with responses and solutions to those predicaments that are equally unconventional, in order to effectively navigate those circumstances. There are so many ways we can be tried in life, and not one of us experiences the exact same test, or experiences a duplicate test exactly the same way another person’s does. Individual and singular, there will always be something peculiar to who we are that is introduced into everything we do. Dealing with adversity is no different, and it can bring about new responses to situations many others have previously been through, due to our uniqueness as individuals.

Media Scoundrels Promote Permanent Wars (tags)

media

Response to 'Leaked Zionist strategy Paper to counter BDS' By Zahir Ebrahim (tags)

A ruling state cannot be dictated to by other nations, but it can and does dictate to other nations, including to the world's sole superpower! Does the Jewsonly State of Israel fit that bill? When Zionistan can bomb and kill and burn men women and children with impunity in front of the entire world's powerless spectating eyes, when every Western statesman from the Queen to the President pays homage to them, especially their visit on Israel's 60th birthday bash while their own Bibles were being burnt downtown, and when their sugar-daddy owns/controls all the Western world's central banks thus controlling their national/supra-national laws, someone expects me to believe that Israel is afraid of the BDS movement?

Iraq War Vet denounces war crimes: "We fired on buses full of civilians" (tags)

IVAW Veterans came out in force in Los Angeles antiwar march to denounce massacres against Iraqis under orders from the Pentagon. Vets told about crimes in Iraq invasion in 2003 and in Fallujah in 2004. Listen to 3 min. Audio of interview, aired on 90.7 KPFK-FM.

Sun May 3: CA Military Mom's LA Area Book Launch (tags)

Susan Galleymore, the US military mom who made front-page headlines from the San Francisco Chronicle to France's Le Monde, when she took a dangerous journey to Iraq in 2004, to visit her soldier son stationed in the 'Sunni Triangle', north of Baghdad comes to LA area.

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.

NO BAILOUTS at all ! (tags)

NO BAILOUTS AT ALL, not for you, not for me, not for them, not for any body...not now !!!!

Please! DO NOT BAIL out for-profiteers with our taxes !!! (tags)

A Letter to All our Government officials, openly sent requesting NO BAILOUTS !

Block Report Radio interview with Mumia (tags)

POCC: Block Report Radio interview with Mumia Abu-Jamal aired on KPFA Flashpoints program on 7 April 2008 Transcribed by the Partisan Defense Committee, 15 April 2008. The PDC is a class-struggle, non-sectarian legal and social defense organization which champions cases and causes in the interest of the whole of the working people. This purpose is in accordance with the political views of the Spartacist League. Audio Link: http://www.partisandefense.org/media/Mumia-Flashpoints.mp3

The Bubble as the Work of Criminals (tags)

A conscious and organized deceit, a criminal fraud, is perpetrated on investors when speculators create marketable securities out of bad mortgages on an overheated real estatemarket.

Shock and awe. (tags)

Now Bush is in shock and awe.

What Muslims want (tags)

The Los Angeles County Human Rights Commission recently voted to nominate Dr. Maher Hathout to receive the John Allen Buggs Humanitarian Award. Of the fourteen member board, 5 were absent at the vote, 5 abstained and ONLY FOUR of the commissioners voted---all in favor of giving the award to Dr. Hathout. No other candidate was nominated or discussed. This despite the fact the award ceremony $100/plate dinner would be held Oct 5, during the month of Ramadan when Muslims traditionally fast. Despite this, the Muslim Public Affairs Council purchased $5000 of luncheon plates and did NOT ask the commission to postpone the award.

Liberal Hypocrits (tags)

Throwing The Book At Liberal Hypocrisy

Tookie Must Live! (tags)

A California based human rights activist deconstructs the central argument of the "howling mob demanding Tookie's execution", which is that he has not confessed and expressed contrition. The writer contends that demand runs counter to American Constitutional tradition against coerced confesssion, reminiscent of witch dunking.

Speaking Truth to Power (tags)

I would like to acknowledge the following professors for this dialogue and article about a sensitive issue in the Chicano movement: Mario Barrera of Berkeley, Noam Chomsky of MIT, Chuck O’Connell of UC Irvine, and Jorge Mariscal of UC San Diego.

Support Our Deserters (tags)

What do you call soldiers who refuse to follow orders to committ further war crime atrocities against humanity on orders from their fascist leaders? "Heros."

Bush Haters Unite (tags)

(Our Sword of Damocles)

Too good to be true: Look out for quick-cash jobs [USC Student Newspaper Article] (tags)

Students who stumble upon "dream" jobs such as envelope stuffing or knife selling, often end up with lost time and money.

Secret Service Wants Blakboxvoting.org (tags)

April 29th, 2004 From www.blackboxvoting.org The Secret Service Wants Your Name: Will "subpeona" this web site By Bev Harris And by the way, they read every word. Hi, agent Mike. This "investigation" no longer passes the stink test. He says not to tell folks about the "investigating" they are doing. I have cooperated ad nauseum to this absurd investigation of the "VoteHere hack" which looks to me like it is something entirely different. I'll tell you what it looks like to me: A fishing expedition. It appears that they may be using the Patriot Act to circumvent some of the civil rights protections laid down in the 60s. You see, it is illegal for a government agency to go in and demand the list of all the members of a group. And you can't investigate leaks to journalists by going in and grabbing the reporter's computer. After the Diebold memos were leaked, and my web site was shut down, around the time of the California recall election, I started getting solicited to accept VoteHere software. I didn't bite, because it was obvious that this was an entrapment attempt. Okay, a word about VoteHere: This is the company that has no visible means of support. It doesn't seem to sell anything. Its board is heavily infested with defense industry types -- a former CIA director (Robert Gates, now heads George Bush School of Government); it had Admiral Bill Owens, also Vice-Chairman of SAIC and a member of the Defense Policy Board with Perle and Wolfowitz, a very close friend of Cheney; currently headed by former Washington Secretary of State Ralph Munro.

Inventing the news (tags)

Another of thousands of examples of the mass media 'inventing news' to fit their agenda. With most people accepting what they hear on TV as fact it is little wonder myth can gain universal acceptance.

Bush Iraq Anniversary- March 20 Protester-Terrorists (?) (tags)

The madness of GW Bush is awakening billions. Soon people everywhere will know that it is not Bush but most US people who love their system and their garages full of simple-minded polluting junk, crap, waste, crack and suffering

Arafat and Sharon 2 Sides of the Same Coin (tags)

Palestinian journalists in Gaza and the West Bank have also come under attack by armed men - some associated with Fatah's military wing - who did not like what they wrote or broadcast.

Know Thy Enemy (tags)

Since Bush is encountering so many protestors while in Britain, I thought I'd put my crack research staff on finding out as much information about protestors as they could. Here's what they found:

I See Dumb People (tags)

YOU forgot to waive your flag vigorously!

"Report From Baghdad" Part Five--U.S. Military in Iraq (tags)

This is a part five of the six-part series "Report form Baghdad" by Pacifica Radio KPFK Los Angeles Reporter Lee Siu Hin's July 2003 trip to U.S. occupied Iraq, to commemorate 6-months commemoration of U.S. invasion of Iraq (Sep 20), and to understand the future of Iraq. To view the entire series, please visit: http://www.actionla.org/Iraq/IraqReport/index.html

Saddam 'supporters' vow revenge (tags)

BBC Monitoring , based in Caversham in southern England, selects and translates information from radio, television, press, news agencies and the Internet from 150 countries in more than 70 languages.

U.S. Weapons Of Mass Destruction Dropped On IraqDemolishes Case For War (tags)

..people will not be in awe of what they saw, they will be utterly appalled. With their own eyes, beamed directly into their homes, they saw cities being destroyed, and knew that many innocent civilians were inevitably being hurt or killed. For those who already hate America and its allies, including Britain, it was just the kind of advert they've been waiting for to justify more outrages. Perversely, a war supposed to be about removing weapons of mass destruction became an onslaught against the alleged culprit deploying it's own Weapons of Mass Destruction

Dirty little secret (tags)

Years ago my Father (A Baptist missionary) gave me a valuable key to help me read the motives of people weather they are pastors or perisinors listen to what they condemn the most be it money sex or immorality. The thing that they condemn the most is what they them selves have the greatest problem with.

Gulf War Vets: Resisting and Telling the Truth, Part 1 (tags)

U.S. military veterans who fought in the Gulf War know the real story behind the official American story. They live with what they saw and what they did. As U.S. imperialism rushes toward another war on Iraq, many of these vets feel compelled to tell what they experienced, first-hand, about U.S. crimes in Iraq.

Leftwing Defeatism (tags)

I am strong, and resolute, trying to find stratagems to beat the big guys at their own game, but guess what? It appears that only Republicans are allowed this sense of exhilaration these days! The attitude of my liberal minded friends? Expect nothing less than DEFEAT! They are generally angry, and whatever hostility that comes their way from others, the more they feel PERSECUTED. Enemies of the state. And when the FBI doesn't come knocking? They're a little miffed.

Total Media Domination Hinders One World Government (tags)

'Infinitely more shameful - and unethical - were the disgraceful words of Walter Isaacson, the chairman of CNN, to his staff. Showing the misery of Afghanistan ran the risk of promoting enemy propaganda, he said.

REVIEW #2: "Forcing God's Hand" -- Book re Christians Eager For Armageddon (tags)

"Anyone who wants to understand where the Religious Right is really heading ought to read this book…. The main premise of Forcing God's Hand is that Christians want the Holy Temple in Jerusalem rebuilt, knowing full well that it may bring on a world war. In fact, that's what they hope for, or more precisely, what they yearn for. They call it the Battle of Armageddon, which would end civilization as we know it. Of course, they believe that Jesus will rescue the faithful, and to hell with the rest of us."

Fast Track Now?? (tags)

In what should be recognized as scandalous opportunism, the Bush Administration and the pro-free trade think tanks have been exploiting the political leverage they've gained in the wake of the S11 tragedies to try to win "Fast Track Trade Authority" for the pResident.

News Review- San Diego Bio 2001 (tags)

Biotech convention over in San Diego

CNN Headline News: Give Them 30 Minutes and They'll Obscure the World... (tags)

Did anyone keep an eye on CNN Headline News during the DNC? I thought it was interesting what they chose to cover...

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