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Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Ask Congress to Pass Debt Crisis Actions (tags)

"‎As religious leaders in Puerto Rico, we urge you to act on behalf of the 3.4 million American citizens living on the island," wrote two prominent ministers to Congress about ‎policies to help the debt-troubled island.

Congress Moves Slowly on Bipartisan Puerto Rico Recommendations (tags)

Congress has not acted on recommendations made by its Puerto Rico task force it implemented last year.

Puerto Rico Oversight Board Holds First Meeting (tags)

Independent Experts Monitor Puerto Rico Board and "PROMESA" Legislation

US and Puerto Rico Faith Groups Send Congress Recommendations on Island's Crisis (tags)

Religious leaders in Puerto Rico and Jubilee USA urged a new Congressional task force to reform US laws to promote economic growth in Puerto Rico.

Philippines: No context will ever justify murder of journalists - Akbayan (tags)

Press freedom is a baseline principle of good governance, not a moving target that adjusts to the whims and caprices of those in power. It plays a crucial role in fiscalizing and speaking truth to power, and that Constitutionally-guaranteed right must be protected.

LGBT Activists attacked at Creating Change Conference (tags)

Is anti-semitism the new norm in America?

Foreclosure Victims Occupy Senate Stump Speech of Kamala Harris (tags)

“Sold out! Sold out! Took money from Wall Street!” came shouts from the crowd when Senate candidate Kamala Harris took the stage at the California Democratic Party convention. As California Attorney General, Kamala Harris protected the banks from criminal prosecution for their crimes by orchestrating a sweetheart deal of a settlement. “Task Force? Task Fail! Criminal Bankers Should Be In Jail!”

Battleground America (tags)

police state

Asian Socialism Conference in the Philippines (tags)

The Asian Socialism Conference will be held in Manila from November 28 to 29, 2014. The conference will be capped by the participation of guests and delegates to the November 30 rally in Manila to commemorate Bonifacio Day, a national hero who led the armed struggle in the revolution against Spain.

The FBI Inspires a New Strategy (tags)

Fake terrorism is good for business.

Meet Obama's New HHS Chief (tags)

Obamacare

Jonathan Pollard's Imminent Release? (tags)

Pollard

Citizens Task Force Looking into OC DA's Ties to Child Prostitution and Pornography (tags)

A citizens task force is investigating ties between Tony Rackauckas, several judges and operators of child pornograph, child prostitution and elementary sex schools.

Fuck the NSA (tags)

Please share the following confidential information will all the people you know so they can share it with every body they know and so on and so on between now and late tomorrow!

Nominee Hagel Bullied by Neocon Servants of Military-Industrial Complex (tags)

The neocon servants of the military-industrial complex (Lindsay Graham, etc...) have revealed their true allegience to the Zionist state of Israel and against the will of the U.S. people. Their betrayal of former friend and fellow Republican Chuck Hagel, a true conservative who doesn't want to waste taxpayer money on never ending wars, is evidence enough of their deception of U.S. interests in favor of Zionist Israel.

Haaretz on Obama's Reelection (tags)

Israel

Archive Of Housing News by Lynda Carson: Struggle for Just Cause / Tenant's Rights (tags)

The battle over rent control, just cause eviction protections, tenant's rights and poverty issues are a never ending struggle.

Open Letter to Venice LAPD re commercialized clean up NEEDED still continued... (tags)

The new ordinances that prohibit the previously allowed commercial resale [flea market stuff mainly] on Venice's Ocean Front Walk were being enforced by LAPD. Apparently some slide down and out has occured turning the OFW back into what it was before the City Ordinance was legally passed. Open letter letter here was written by [more than one] citizen who also work diligently to help Clean UP [and not tear down ] Our Venice Neighborhood

RAISETHEFIST.COM MARKS 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF FBI RAID (tags)

10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF FBI RAID ON RAISETHEFIST.COM - 10 YEARS OF CONTINUED RESISTANCE - THE FBI AND USA PATRIOT ACT EXPOSED. The FBI quickly SEALED the case preventing anyone from gaining access to FBI discovery documents which proves that the FBI lied and that they setup Sherman. A copy of the FBI discovery documents were obtained before they were sealed. We have a copy of the very pages that prove the FBI lied and that Sherman was set up. These documents will be published on RaiseTheFist.com very shortly ..

BTL:Federal-State Task Force Proposes Strategy to Restore Oil Spill-Ravaged Gulf of Mexico (tags)

Interview with Aaron Viles, deputy director with the Gulf Restoration Network, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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);

San Diego Queers Split Over City Redistricting (tags)

San Diego?s Queer community has split over their response to the redrawing of district lines for the City Council. On one side are the members of the self-styled ?LGBT Redistricting Task Force,? who are pushing a major redesign of the city?s Queer-influenced District 3, pushing out the people of color and less affluent Queers in City Heights and adding more upscale neighborhoods like Mission Hills and Bankers? Hill to the Hillcrest/North Park core of the district. On the other side are Queer residents of the City Heights community of Azalea Park, who bought there because gentrification had priced them out of Hillcrest and North Park and now find themselves threatened that they will no longer be represented by a Queer Councilmember. The current District 3 is San Diego?s most ethnically diverse; the district proposed by the LGBT Redistricting Task Force and the Hillcrest Town Council will be 70 percent white.

Retenes del fin de semana del Día del Trabajo / May Day Weekend Checkpoints 2011 (tags)

¿No se te hace curioso que siempre cuando hay grandes mobilizaciones, las fuerzas de la represión también programan un sinfín de puntos de control de tránsito? No dejemos que nos paralicen con sus tácticas de intimidación. Es importantísimo que nos armemos con información, primeramente de nuestros derechos como seres humanos y como residentes de este país, y segundamente de los lugares donde planean realizar retenes, y más importantemente, de nuestro poder como pueblo organizado para control nuestro propio destino. ¡Todxs a las calles!

Isn't it strange how whenever there are large workers' mobilizations, the forces of repression happen to schedule an innumerable quantity of traffic control stations? Let's not let them paralyze us with their intimidatory tactics. It is of utmost importance that we arm ourselves with information: First of our rights as humans and as residents of this country, secondly of where the checkpoints are scheduled to take place, and most importantly, of our own power as an organized community to control our destiny! Everyone to the streets!

The New York Times Again Censoring WikiLeaks (tags)

willful New York Times censorship

BTL:Strict Environmental Regulations Have Cut Deaths Resulting from Coal Pollution (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

America's War on Islam (tags)

the unreported war

Labor Day checkpoints / Retenes del Puente del Día de Trabajo (3-10/sep/2010) (tags)

Continúa sin interrupción el "Año del Retén." Sigue la lista de retenes anunciados por la prensa corporativa para este fin de semana y más adelante. Hay utilizar máxima precaución al salir manejando en estos fines de semana que comprenden días feriados como el Día del Trabajo. La policía muchas veces recibe financiamiento que proviene directamente de la gente más humilde que es negada el derecho de trasladarse en auto. Además, hay estafadores que prometen anunciar retenes pero resulta que cobran para bastante para el servicio. (Véase este artículo de una periodista del estado de Pennsylvania.) Siempre vale más contar con sus propios camaradas de sus comunidades.

The "Year of the Checkpoint" continues relentlessly. This weekend's list of media-announced checkpoints follows. Maximum precaution is recommended for those who drive, particularly on holiday weekends. Law enformcement agencies often receive monies that come directly from the poorest, who in many states are denied the right of automobility. Moreover, there are schemers who promise to alert immigrants and civil liberties defenders about checkpoints, who later reveal that they charge high rates for the service. (See this article by a Pennsylvania journalist.) It is always better to count on your own comrades from your communities.

Targeted Assassinations: Challenging US Policy (tags)

In America, the rule of law is dead

Damage Control: Downplaying WikiLeaks Revelations (tags)

spin can't hide the importance of WikiLeaks documents

Lista semanal de retenes / Weekly checkpoint list (16-17/jul/2010) (tags)

Se ofrece entrenamiento para personas interesadas en copilar esta lista semanal y su difusión. Favor de mandar comunicaciones a noretenes@gmail.com.

Training on the compilation and spreading of this weekly list is being offered. Please e-mail noretenes@gmail.com if you are interested.

Philippines: Comrade Torturer (tags)

The Communist Party of the Philippines killed hundreds of its own cadres in a wave of paranoia that swept the rebel movement in the 1980s.

Solidarity with the Freedom Flotilla to Gaza (tags)

STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY from the STOP the War Coalition Philippines

Memorial Day weekend checkpoints / Retenes del fin de semana del Día Memorial (28-31/may/2 (tags)

Memorial Day weekend checkpoints / Retenes del fin de semana del Día Memorial (28-31/may/2010)

OJO: Ésta no es una lista comprensiva. Siempre hay más retenes que los que se anuncian. Es importante siempre tener mucho cuidado al salir manejando, especialmente las noches de fines de semana festivos. Si usted mira un retén, favor de hacer saber a su organización comunitaria y a los miembros de su comunidad. Si le sea posible, un plantón a una cuadra del retén es muy eficaz para avisar a los conductores sin licencia. Se recomienda que no salga a protestar o a avisar a solas sino en grupo, y que se equipen con cámaras para documentar cualquier abuso que ocurra. También es importante respetar las leyes que prohiben bloquear las aceras o pisar en la calle. Si tienen un organismo comunitario, muchas veces, se lo puede utilizar para exigir cambios de política a nivel municipal. Mientras tanto, ¡sigamos fuerte en resistencia!

CAUTION: This is not a comprehensive list. There are always more checkpoints than are announced. It is important to always take great care when driving, especially at night on holiday weekends. If you see a checkpoint, please alert your local community organization and the members of your community. If possible, a standing protest a block ahead of the checkpoint is very effective for alerting unlicensed drivers. It is not recommended to do this alone--a group is preferable, and equipment such as cameras is important to document any abuses that may occur. It is also important to respect the laws prohibiting blocking the sidewalk and standing in the street. If there is a community entity in your area, it can often be used to demand policy changes at the local level. Meanwhile, let's keep up the resistance!

Checkpoints this weekend / Retenes este fin de semana (21-24/may/2010) (tags)

Muchos retenes. Contáctanos a través del email noretenes@gmail.com

Checkpoints this weekend / Retenes este fin de semana (14-15/may/2010) (tags)

¡Que siga la resistencia! Boicot a Arizona!

Keep up the resistance! Boycott Arizona!

FAILURE OF ELECTIONS IN THE OFFING? (tags)

The Armed Forces of the Philippines has started fielding more than 7,300 soldiers in Metro Manila even as it declared 10 cities in the capital region as election “hotspots.” These with news filtering to PESANTE NEWS that politicians are arming their forces and deliberately ignoring the gun ban. PESANTE NEWS also learned that the airport are packed with supporters of candidates from LA who are trying to get out of Manila due to the situation. The situation turned to the worst when 78,000 PCOS machines cocked out and and there was a call for manual elections to the COMELEC. PGMA's lawyers have formally called for a postponement of elections for the next two weeks.

May Day Checkpoints / Retenes del Día de Trabajo (30/apr-1/may/2010) (tags)

Como siempre cuando hay mobilizaciones de obreros y obreras, las fuerzas represivas del estado salen a suprimirlas. Les urgimos mucha precaución en lo que salen manejando, y aunque es necesario manifestar nuestro descontento, lo hay que hacer con cautela, siempre echando un ojo a las agencias del llamado "orden público."

As always when there are workers' mobilizations, the repressive forces of the state come out to supress them. We urge you caution as you drive, and although it is necessary to manifest our discontent, we must do it very carefully and always with an eye on so-called "law enforcement" agencies.

~ POOR AMERICANS HAVE TO BEG U.S. SUPREME COURT 4 WRONGFULL EXECUTION PROTECTION ??? (tags)

POOR AMERICAN'S CHILDREN MAKE UP U.S MILITARY PROTECTING USA & HAVE TO BEG U.S. SUPREME COURT 4 WRONGFUL EXECUTION PROTECTION ??

NDF-Mindanao Hits AFP's "Four Aces" (tags)

Pesante News today learned that the National Democratic Front of the Philippines in Southern Mindanao hits the reactionary Philippine Army's stresses for 2010 calling them mere euphemism for a more vicious campaign against the Filipino people and the revolutionary movement. The fascist Philippine Army's recently pronounced four ACEs -- Army's Concern for the Environment, Army's Concern for Engineering, Army's Combat Excellence and Advocacy for Credible Elections -- is only a preliminary propaganda purveyed by its chief, the notorious Lt. Gen. Delfin Bangit. Bangit, the most favored among Ms. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's bootlicking generals, is groomed to replace current AFP chief of staff Gen. Victor Ibrado. Bangit from PMA Class 1978is now posturing himself to strengthen his bid for the AFP's highest position and dispel well-founded views that he will be playing a crucial role in perpetuating Mrs. Arroyo in power. His first attempt is to deodorize his unit's notorious record of human rights violations and electoral fraud. Despite Bangit's putting-his-best-foot-forward move, the Filipino people smell the stink of the Philippine Army's four ACEs. Its ballyhooed Advocacy for Credible Elections is nothing but a machination by the reactionary AFP to push its devious game plan of ensuring Mrs. Arroyo's victory in the upcoming GRP elections and continue her hold on power.

Dedication of Transgender Memorial Ends Years of Struggle (tags)

Last night's dedication of the Transgender Memorial in West Hollywood culminated years of planning and struggle to build a permanent monument to the dozens of Trans identified persons who are murdered each year by hate criminals.

JUSTICE FOR FR. CECILIO LUCERO OF SAMAR (tags)

Nakiisa ang Pesante-USA sa pamilya at mga kaibigan ng pinaslang na tagapagtanggol ng karapatang-tao na si Fr. Cecilio Lucero nang gunitain ang ika-40 araw ng kanyang kamatayan nitong Oktubre 15. Si Fr. Lucero ay pinuno ng Human Rights Desk ng Social Action Center ng dyosesis ng Catarman at tagapangulo ng Task Force on Peace and Order ng Northern Samar Peace and Development Forum (NSPDF). Pinatay siya ng pasistang militar dahil sa matapang at tahasan niyang pagtuligsa sa mga paglabag sa karapatang-tao. May ilang pagkakataong tumulong siya sa pagsasampa o siya mismo ang nagsampa ng mga kaso laban sa militar. Bago siya barilin, malaon na siyang minamanmanan ng mga operatibang militar at paniktik ng pasistang estado.

KATARUNGAN PAA KAY FR.CECILIO LUCERO NG SAMAR (tags)

Nakiisa ang Pesante-USA sa pamilya at mga kaibigan ng pinaslang na tagapagtanggol ng karapatang-tao na si Fr. Cecilio Lucero nang gunitain ang ika-40 araw ng kanyang kamatayan nitong Oktubre 15. Si Fr. Lucero ay pinuno ng Human Rights Desk ng Social Action Center ng dyosesis ng Catarman at tagapangulo ng Task Force on Peace and Order ng Northern Samar Peace and Development Forum (NSPDF). Pinatay siya ng pasistang militar dahil sa matapang at tahasan niyang pagtuligsa sa mga paglabag sa karapatang-tao. May ilang pagkakataong tumulong siya sa pagsasampa o siya mismo ang nagsampa ng mga kaso laban sa militar. Bago siya barilin, malaon na siyang minamanmanan ng mga operatibang militar at paniktik ng pasistang estado.

Growing Poverty and Despair in America (tags)

what the dominant media won't tell you

Obamcare - A Health Care Rationing Scheme to Enrich Insurers, Drug Companies and Large Hos (tags)

Obamacare will make a bad health care system worse.

Afghanistan's Operation Phoenix (tags)

America's dirty war

A Look at our anti-Terrorism abilities (tags)

Terrorists have been able to develop their own sources of financing, which range from charities to illegal enterprises such as growing, producing and trafficking in narcotics, extortion, kidnapping and smuggling drugs and humans.

March 21 Protest: Veterans to Lead Dramatic Actions in LA (tags)

Mass Protest on the 6th Anniversary of the Iraq War This Saturday, 12 noon Hollywood & Vine, Los Angeles

JOIN W.E.R.C Today ! (tags)

In recent months, we have witnessed billions of dollars pumped into the financial institutions WITH NO STRINGS ATTACHED. Reckless behavior and greed have been graced with the most extravagant rewards, allowing the rich to get even richer. After receiving their bailout, A.I.G. executives resumed their plans for a retreat at a lavish resort. Meanwhile, foreclosures have risen, unemployment has soared, and misery has spread with virtually nothing being done for the millions of workers suffering from these afflictions. We cannot sit back and simply hope that things will get better. The financial executives have organized themselves and lobbied for bailouts. We must now do the same. We must organize ourselves and mount a campaign, insisting that government programs benefit the majority of the population first and foremost, not the super wealthy small minority.

Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign (tags)

Below is the introduction, ten point program, and partial list of endorsers for the Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign

Peace Group Demands Shutdown of Israeli Embassy (tags)

‘SEVER TIES WITH WAR CRIMINALS’ SAYS GROUP 13 January 2008: Carrying a giant eviction order and a mock padlock, the broad anti-war group, Stop the War Coalition-Philippines, went to the Israeli embassy today to symbolically order its closure.

On the Gaza Conflict (tags)

Israel’s claims of self-defense are clearly refuted by the disproportionate consequences of its aggression. With the death toll rising to 599, including 133 children, 33 women, and 6 medics, Israel can no longer hide the fact that its actions are tantamount to genocide, as Richard Falk, the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian Territories, has pointed out.

SuperCorridor Defeat? Don't Bet On It (tags)

The scheme remains on track.

Government and Medical Industry Deciding Who Dies in the Event of Pandemic (tags)

The task force members come from prestigious universities, medical groups, the military and government agencies. They include the Department of Homeland Security, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Health and Human Services. The proposed guidelines are designed to be a blueprint for hospitals "so that everybody will be thinking in the same way" when pandemic flu or another widespread health care disaster hits, said Dr. Asha Devereaux. She is a critical care specialist in San Diego and lead writer of the task force report.

Mexican drug cartels infiltrating colleges and high school campuses in America (tags)

One of the main suspects in this international drug investigation is Omar Castaneda, a gang member from Pomona with ties to the Mexican Tijuana drug cartels, officials said

IneQuality of Life and the Butt End of the City Budget (tags)

Mayor increases police state with the 2008-2009 Los Angeles City Budget and reduces human state.

Aspartame Press Conference, Hawaii State Capital, May 1, 2008 (tags)

For all press and professionals in Honolulua, Bill Deagle, M.D. has come 6000 miles from Nova Scotia to discuss the aspartame issue at the Hawaii State Capital.

Bush Cheney Oath (tags)

Bush and Cheney claim they want to stop terrorist all over the world from attacking western targets. Bush believes that the sell of drugs in America is connected to the terrorist than why is he not welling to stop them at our borders? We have the resources and the capability to do that, yet we don’t.

U.S. Command Denies Military Task Force Exists (tags)

NORTHCOM was established following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, to provide for the defense of the United States and to provide military support to civil authorities when requested by the president or secretary of defense. NORTHCOM also is responsible for overseeing military responses to natural and man-made disasters,such as hurricanes and incidents involving weapons of mass destruction within the United States borders.

Ban Aspartame war continues in Hawaii (tags)

Physician Representative who deferred original house bill to ban aspartame now writes a resolution and includes CCC, front group.

Fake ID - How they are made (tags)

A description on how to make fake IDs along with the equipment needed

Interfaith Peace Vigil in Claremont, CA (tags)

Peace-making Task Force of the Claremont United Methodist Church is sponsoring an Interfaith Peace Vigil on January 6th, Sunday evening at 5:30.

The Radiation Poisoning of America (tags)

(and the world)

Reviewing Marjorie Cohn's "Cowboy Republic" (tags)

An incisive review of Bush administration crimes.

US WARSHIPS ARRIVE IN ZAMBO FOR NAVAL WAR EXERCISES (tags)

Three US warships arrived here yesterday to participate in naval war exercises with the Philippine Navy, officials said. The USS Harpers Ferry from Sasebo, Japan; USS Ford from Everett, Washington; and the USS Jarett from San Diego, California arrived and anchored off Zamboanga City near the Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) base early yesterday to help upgrade the Philippine Navy’s counter-terrorism capability.

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE SPECIAL TASK FORCE (tags)

An open letter with some thoughts on what the City Council's Special Task Force should consider.

People's power and U.S.Plutonium (tags)

Without a mass mobilization of indignant citizen the atomic secrets buried in the caves and bunkers of the Berici Hills around Vicenza would have remained secreted below the loads of cement hastily poured over them. The concrete may have temporarily buried the evidence had not the U.S. military decided to extend their bases and expand these perfect underground storage spaces for more of their weapons of war.

l.a. city news service wire betrays lapd/miwon lie (tags)

city news service wire announcement of council task force public hearing yesterday still contains original lapd version "demonstrators responded by throwing..."

Special Task Force Hold 1st Public Hearing Tonight on May Day Mini-Riots (tags)

If you oppose the LAPD extending its power over not just those human beings who do not qualify as citizens under the notion of the state, then this is the time to come out. Because if the police feel that they can brutalize geographically displaced human beings, reporters, the youth, and its progressive community then they will have no fear to come for those that remain. This is the time to act to protect your own self. LOS ANGELES, CA (CNS) -- A City Council task force charged with monitoring the police probe of the May Day melee at an immigration rally at MacArthur Park is scheduled to hold its first meeting today, Councilman Ed Reyes announced.

Stop the war in Mindanao (tags)

Proof of MNLF coddling Jemaah Islamiah (JI) and Abu Sayyaf (ASG) terrorist groups must be presented; US Troops Out

Another Peasant Leader killed in Sorsogon (tags)

Another militant peasant leader leader in Sorsogon was shot dead by a lone assailant in front of his house in Barangay San Juan yesterday, police reported. said Senior Superintendent Formoso Argarin, the city’s police chief. Willy Jerus, 35, president of the Samahan ng mga Magsasaka sa Sorsogon (Samasor), came under a barrage of fire from a .45 caliber pistol as he stepped out of his house at around 7:20 a.m.,Argarin said nine slugs were found at the scene but only five hit Jerus, who was the fifth official of a militant organization killed in the province amid the continued escalation of unsolved killings in the country.

Progressive FilAm Organizations in Los Angeles Snubbed the March 26 PNP-AFP “Pulong Bayan (tags)

More than 20 Filipino American journalists attended the Philippine Consulate General’s “Pulong Bayan sa Konsulado” on Human Rights in the Philippines with deputy director General of the PNP, General Avelino Razon last Monday, March 26 at 3600 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles. But prominently absent were representatives from different Southern California Filipino American progressive organizations like the Alliance Philippines (AJLPP), Gabriela and other organizations who were also invited but who boycotted the affair.

FOIA,Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales and SEC Chris Cox's Enron legal conflict (tags)

So SEC Chairman Christopher 'WMDS' Cox who lies about 'securities' the way he lied about WMDs in Iraq that sent thousands upon thousands of people to their deaths while allowing money to be laundered around the world post 911,including in known terrorist suspect money laundering havens such as Kuala Lumpur and Dubai through the help of U.S. 'market makers' such as Charles Schwab,Refco, vFinance,etc.,etc.,is being asked through use of the Freedom of Information Act or FOIA about conflict of interest in sweeping his law firm's former clients corrupt involvement with Enron under the rug.Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales also deserves much of the discredit for what is going on inside and outside the SEC as well.

Townhall Meeting 9/27 (tags)

Home Town Meeting on Illegal Immigration, Thousand Oaks Civic Center Sept. 27 @ 1:00pm

Palparan named deputy NSA (tags)

President Arroyo has appointed controversial Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan as deputy national security adviser for the government’s anti-insurgency campaign, Malacañang announced yesterday. Presidential chief of staff Michael Defensor said Palparan will assume his new post when he officially retires from the military on Sept. 11. As expected, Palparan’s appointment to a sensitive government post was denounced by militant groups that have complained that the retiring Army officer is behind the extra-judicial killings of leftist activist

TROUBLE IN "YUKON TERRITORY: TRANSGENDERS MAY BE HARRASSED AT THE RESTAURANT PARKING (tags)

West Hollywood Sheriff's have started asking for ID from customers at West Hollywood coffee shop frequented by transgenders.

Neocon Chickenhawks: A Small Tightly-Knit Clan Part 2 (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.

Pandora's Box (tags)

OPED

‘Amnesty’ to GMA: Stop leftist killings (tags)

Amnesty International has called on President Arroyo to do more to stop a spate of killings targeting leftist activists. Mrs. Arroyo must "show she means business by implementing concrete measures to prevent the deaths of more activists," Amnesty deputy director for Asia-Pacific Tim Parritt said in a statement issued in Manila yesterday. Among other things, the President should "strengthen implementation of witness protection laws," Parritt said.

Death to Our Enemies - A God Exclusive (tags)

Again, soldiers everywhere, my friends, CBC, CNN, and FOXNews Zionist demon liar broadcasters KNOW the bushmob did 911, but forbid US to communicate freely for Justice. Instead, they wish US to war against each other for their demonic pleasures. Instead of me needlessly slaughtering ignorant ungodly bushite dumfuks, let's support the FBI's conclusion, on who TRULY funded the terrorist operations of 911 to nab the REAL EVIL doers. Or, suffer more from the tyrannies of YOUR cowardice to stand up for yourself as worth something.

Johnny on CPAC (tags)

The REAL demons CONFESS to going into a house, WITHOUT reasoned approach, and slaughtering an entire INNOCENT family.. for nothing but their lifeless SATANIC pleasures. The 'cause'? "The [mass murdered unarmed innocent neighbor's] back door was open.."

KNOW: George Bush did 911 with General Ahmad, according to the FBI (tags)

Know, that all the emails that foxnews take from the Public, all the emails that cbc takes from the Public, and all the emails that cnn takes from the Public, have received my posts. Stating, George Walker Bush did 911 with General Ahmad, according to the FBI, and our corporate news professionals, don't want our soldiers to know that.

BUSHITES REACH NEW LOW - dying for lies no longer in disguise (tags)

Again, realize, FOX, CNN, and CBC will all in the thousands, receive this information about 9/11's Ahmad, but will refuse to support honorable Police officers, our Humanity's cause for Freedom through Justice, or our beliefs in any religion. They, as murderous sadists, fascists, obstruct Justice for ourselves by refusing to report on the facts of why America continues to fight, dying sacrificed, while censoring your cries for understanding.

People of Earth - The Son to God Speaks (tags)

There is no greater purpose served in killing a bushite, who wars Freedom for Humanity, all to cowardly help assist the escape of the enemy neocons for 9/11. Death to the thieving ungodly anti-American bushite, instead of the innocent they openly target for murder in Your names.

Innocent Falling in Your Name - Myth - A Johnny Wizard Journey (tags)

America's corporate NAZI propagandists, who deny truths to be spoken in Humanity's defenses, are enemies of US all. The FBI states General Ahmad funded 9/11's Atta, and news professionals would rather have Your children suffer and die as terror victims, than allow Justice be spoken for my defense.

THE CHRISTIAN RIGHT IS HOLDING GIANT YOUTH GATHERINGS CALLED BATTLECRY (tags)

This is an announcement and an essay which goes into detail about the Battlecry Youth gatherings. G.W. Bush is part of this maniacal cult that promotes wars against Muslim countries, with young "christian soldiers" doing the fighting, laws that take away women's rights to make decisions about their bodies, and other anti-sexual and homophobic ideas...

The 911 Cover-up is starting to Unravel (tags)

Happenings: Los Angles Grand Jury finds 911 story FALSE, Rove leak tied to diversion of AIPAC and top Cheney aids complicity in selling Iran nuclear detonators Are leading to the unravelling of the 911 Cover-Up.

A Mom's FYI: Reality Bites (tags)

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The Bush Administration and Iraqi Oil (tags)

The government tried at first to withhold details about the advisors of the 2001 Energy Plan.. The US remains a prisoner of its energy crisis.. Iraq remains a destabilizing factor that hinders the oil flow from the Middle East to the international markets.

Secrecy of Cheney's Task Force Challenged in Courts (tags)

by David Roknich Dick Cheney has continued to cloak the composition of his 2001 energy task force in secrecy. The Federal Advisory Committee Act says the government must disclose the work of groups that include non-federal employees. A lawsuit is pending to force disclosure. Jane Mayer of The New Yorker suggests that the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq was may have been planned well in advance of the September 11th crisis - planned for the benefit of US corporations.

Recent Transgender Crime Cases Spark Outrage (tags)

Transgender crime is among the most violent. Bias toward transgenders continue with the way the crimes are reported.

Civil rights, Latino groups charge Gonzales unfit for office (tags)

Torture role condemned, ‘No’ vote urged

21st Century American Revolution (tags)

From www.onlinejournal.com

National Task Force Established to Free Mumia (tags)

report on a national meeting of Mumia Abu-Jamal activists

Reform of L..A. County Jails is Needed (tags)

Jail task force urges jail reform and preparation for former inmates to be released into society.

ARTISTS SUBPOENAED IN USA PATRIOT ACT CASE (tags)

Feds STILL unable to distinguish art from bioterrorism Grand jury to convene June 15 HELP URGENTLY NEEDED - SEE BELOW Three artists have been served subpoenas to appear before a federal grand jury that will consider bioterrorism charges against a university professor whose art involves the use of simple biology equipment.

Bojinka: The Dog That Didn't Bark (tags)

That there is a huge cover-up in progress by the government and the media is obvious. However, there are two words that have not come from the lips of even Bush’s most virulent critics, the left-wing Democrats. Those two words are Project Bojinka.

Administration Targets Federal Employees, Removes Protections for Sexual Orientation (tags)

Recently, one of Scott Bloch’s first acts as newly appointed Special Counsel to the White House was to instill fear in ‘homosexual’ employees of the federal government. In an increasingly common curtailment of individual rights, the Bush Administration has removed decades-long protections from employment discrimination against those who serve our nation.

Task Force 121 (tags)

An article about Task Force 121, and US operations during the occupation of Iraq.

Iraqi Resistance Report Dec. 11-13 2003 (tags)

www.geocities.com/iraqiresistancesolidarity

TIME Exclusive: Notes from Saddam in Custody (tags)

When asked ?How are you?? said the official, Saddam responded, ?I am sad because my people are in bondage.? When offered a glass of water by his interrogators, Saddam replied, ?If I drink water I will have to go to the bathroom and how can I use the bathroom when my people are in bondage??

Israel trains US assassination squads in Iraq (tags)

Israeli advisers are helping train US special forces in aggressive counter-insurgency operations in Iraq, including the use of assassination squads against guerrilla leaders, US intelligence and military sources said yesterday. (photo did NOT appear with original Guardian article)

Why Montana needs to Re-Regulate the Energy Industry (tags)

In 1997, Montana privatized energy generation by selling off its assets -- fast-forward six years and Touch America and North-Western are bankrupt. "Nobody wants to eat crow, but slowly, bit-by-bit, we've been putting regulation back into place"

FEATURE MAP OF IRAQI OILFIELDS (tags)

CHENEY ENERGY TASK FORCE DOCUMENTS FEATURE MAP OF IRAQI OILFIELDS

CNN: Saddam's Sons Confirmed Dead; Bush, Blair, Cheney Still At Large (tags)

CNN is reporting that Saddam's sons,Qusay and Uday, have been killed by U.S. troops. Still unconfirmed is whether the Pentagon is lying again. Meanwhile, war criminals Bush, Blair, Cheney, and Rumsfeld are still at large.

CHENEY'S ENERGY TASK FORCE AND THE IRAQ WAR (tags)

AP cites Cheney's Energy Task Force as potentially linked to Oil War plans, but web-links are attached to articles warning of this months ago. Alarm bells should be ringing as to why the earlier reports weren't pursued.

Bush Energy Task Force Exposed (tags)

Alleged task force member includes: Thomas Kuhn, Edison Electric Institute president; Marc Racicot, current Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman; Haley Barbour, former RNC chairman; and Ken Lay, former Enron chairman.

War on terrorism is a fraud (tags)

These are two fine articles from earlier that have been published on Independent Media Center. The first one is about the war on terrorism and the second one is about the oppressive system and what we can do together to make a real change. They interrelate. The first article lay out facts about the violent hegemony of US and the second article present concrete solutions to the situation. Please, take time to read them, print them and distribute them.

Marines Arrive in N.C. After Iraq Mission (tags)

Read this article. The whole thing is fine and makes perfect sense except for the last comment. From that last comment, I can tell that that woman is probably some stupid stupid suburban housewife who doesn't know jack shit. She probably heard somebody say something like that on ABC news or some other shitty "news" station and she just chose to repeat it because in the "lala teletubby" head of hers it sounded like something meaningful and intelligent. That last comment makes absolutely no sense.

Lies the Government Told Us Part 2 (tags)

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Weapons failure (tags)

Many reasons have been offered for the failure of U.S. weapons experts and scientists to find a trace of nonconventional weapons in Iraq. Israeli intelligence sources claimed these weapons had been moved to Syria before the war began, but U.S. intelligence agencies never believed it.

1,112 and Counting (tags)

The full text of the article that helped start the fight against AIDS.

Operational Honours awarded for service at home and overseas (tags)

Honours were awarded on 29 April 2003 to British Service personnel for gallantry and distinguished service in a wide range of operations performed around the world during the period April 2002 to September 2002, including operations in Afghanistan.

SARS And Bioterrorism; Green Testifies on Voting Reform (tags)

Green news and opion updated daily

OIL WAR: THE SMOKING GUNS (tags)

FIRST HI-LEVEL, OFFICIAL DOCUMENTATION FOUND CONFIRMING OIL WAR! THE ATTEMPT TO COVER-UP OIL WAR DISCUSSIONS ALSO BEING REVEALED. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN EUROPE AS WELL.

Crimes of War and Crimes of Press Media: Bolivarian Republics of Colombia & Venezuela (tags)

Billionaire corporados control world's media, cause death of democracy & millions of people. Their crimes in the Andes means people worldwide must seize the presses, crush elite, remake the world. USA cornered & vulnerable - revolution whenever we want. We onlywant the world... Why wait. US out!

DEFENSE FUND FOR OREGON TARGETS OF JTTF (tags)

In the wake of charges brought against four young Oregonians, The Speaking Truth to Power Defense Fund has been established to defray legal expenses incured by targets of the Joint Terrorism Task Force.

Bush threatens troops in longshore dispute (tags)

LOS ANGELES – The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) revealed this week that a secret Bush administration task force has threatened a military takeover of West Coast ports if the union decides to strike.

NRDC Sues Department of Energy to Expose Cheney Task Force Secrets (tags)

Environmentalists Seek Documents to Identify Industry's Influence on National Energy Policy Development. After waiting nearly 8 months for a response, the NRDC filed a lawsuit to force the Department of Energy (DOE) to produce records regarding the agency's role in the operations of the National Energy Policy Development Group chaired by Vice President Dick Cheney.

OTTAWA N16: ANTI-IMF/WB ANARCHIST CALL TO ACTION (tags)

12:30pm N16 RALLY AND SNAKE MARCH Anarchist Call to Action by the Anti-Capitalist Task Force (ACTF), Ottawa Endorsed by the Black Touta and the Black Overalls

McWilliams Disgusted with S.D. Medical Marijuana Task Force (tags)

Steve McWilliams, co-founder of the Shelter from the Storm Cannabis Co-operative and member of the San Diego Medical Marijuana/Cannabis Task Force, is getting more and more impatient and disgusted with the slow pace of the city's bureaucracy and the lack of any direct control from the city government on how the police enforce the California medical marijuana law.

San Diego's Medical Marijuana Task Force Meets July 20 (tags)

San Diego's Medical Marijuana Task Force, formed to advise the City Council on how to implement Proposition 215, had its second meeting July 20 — but the panel has to deal with the long-standing distrust of the city and the police by medical-marijuana activists. A controversial arrest and handcuffing of a woman in her 60's and her seizure-prone son was discussed.

San Diego's Medical Marijuana Task Force Meets (tags)

San Diego's Medical Marijuana Task Force, formed to advise the City Council on how to implement Proposition 215, had its second meeting July 20 — but the panel has to deal with the long-standing distrust of the city and the police by medical-marijuana activists. A controversial arrest and handcuffing of a woman in her 60's and her seizure-prone son was discussed.

COUPWATCH: Ashcroft and Anti-Abortion Extremism (tags)

In recent years, the U.S. Justice Department and its Task Force on Violence Against Reproductive Health Care Providers have been credited with preventing violence. Although John Ashcroft testified he would protect abortion providers, many doubters, citing his record, are speaking out.

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