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Statement on the Trump Visit to the Philippines (tags)

Filipino left coalition condemns Trump's visit, demands end of support for Duterte's human rights abuses

North Korea: The Israeli Connection (tags)

This article surveys North Korean involvement in the Middle East.

The Military-Industrial Complex is the Greatest Threat for World Peace (tags)

Fighting the dominant culture of war that is promoted by all the media justifications of war and war propaganda is vital. This culture must be decoded as misanthropic and shattered. Building a culture of peace is the project of the century.

US Intends "Direct Action on the Ground" Supporting ISIS (tags)

anti-war

Putin's Righteous Syrian Mission Continues (tags)

Syria

Obama Abandons Scheme to Train Nonexistent Syrian Moderates (tags)

Syria

The Latest Presstitute Big Lie About Russia in Syria (tags)

Syria

Russia's Impressive First Week of Real War on Terror (tags)

Syria

The Anti-Russian Lying Machine in Action (tags)

Syria

Pentagon Updating War Plans Against Russia (tags)

anti-war

Ukraine Declares Russia a Military Adversary (tags)

Ukraine

Iran to Get Upgraded Russian S-300 Missiles (tags)

Iran

Jerry Hartfield: Victimized by US Police State Injustice (tags)

police state

Donald Trump Makes Ukraine's Enemies List (tags)

Ukraine

Britain Covertly Bombing Syria (tags)

Syria

Iran Nuclear Deal Aftermath: Greater Regional Destabilization? (tags)

Iran

Khader Adnan Rearrested, Then Released (tags)

Israel

Russia Blasts Increased NATO Provocations (tags)

Russia

Pentagon Declares Truth-Telling Journalist Unprivileged Belligerents (tags)

police state

Putin Responds to US Provocations (tags)

anti-war

Kiev Renounces Minsk Ceasefire (tags)

Ukraine

Russians Traveling Abroad Risk Lawless US Abduction (tags)

police states

Israeli Defense Minister Threatens to Nuke Iran (tags)

Israel

US Defense Department's Fabricated Chinese Threat (tags)

China

Prearing for War Opposite Ways (tags)

anti-war

Britain Prepares for Nonexistent Russian Attack (tags)

anti-war

Heading for WW III (tags)

anti-war

City of Fullerton Conspires to Silence Free Press Following Hung Jury #LivestreamOnTrial (tags)

After the jury returned a hung verdict, the Fullerton district attorney announced their intent to retry independent journalist livestreamers AJ Redkey and PM Beers for their presence at the January 18, 2014 protests of the police murder of Kelly Thomas. #FilmThePolice #FreeThePress #LivestreamOnTrial #opFullerton

Hyping a Nonexistent Russian Threat (tags)

Ukraine

Proposed European Army: Good Idea or Bad? (tags)

anti-war

Human Right Self Defense (tags)

Our Unique American Right of Self Defense has been documented and freely available.

Washington Prepares for Ground War in Syria (tags)

Syria

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.

Washington Wants War with Russia (tags)

anti-war

Ceasefire in Donbass? (tags)

Ukraine

NATO Heading for War with Russia? (tags)

Russia

West Intends More Heavy Weapons for Kiev's Battered Military (tags)

Ukraine

Heading for War with Russia? (tags)

anti-war

Russia Counters US Big Lies with Hard Truths (tags)

Ukraine

Genocide in Donbas (tags)

Ukraine

The attack against Charlie Hebdo (tags)

After the attack against Charlie Hebdo, all the formidable power of the media and bourgeois propaganda kicked in to use the emotion born of the bloody massacre to rouse support for "national unity" and the "values of the Republic." the Government, parties of the left, right and far- right (excised by the organizers of the Paris march, the far-right Front National (FN) of le Pen called for demonstrations in the provinces), trade union apparachniks and multiple associations called for large demonstrations of unity: so that rich and poor, unemployed and capitalists, workers and employers could march together for "freedom of expression" and against "terrorism", behind French political leaders and government officials and those of other countries, German, Spanish, English, etc. or even Turkish such as the Prime Minister of that government which has imprisoned dozens of journalists, which violently suppressed Kurdish demonstrators (thirty dead) and which supports the activities of jihadist groups in Syria, Israelis such as Netanyahu still dripping in blood from all its victims in Gaza, etc. a true imperialist Holy Alliance.

INF Infowar (tags)

Russia bashing

Putin's Approval Rating v. Obama's (tags)

anti-war

Ashton Carter at DOD Means More War (tags)

anti-war

Punitive Israeli House Demolitions (tags)

Israel

Washington Covertly Arming Ukraine (tags)

Ukraine

Hagel Sacking Suggests More War (tags)

anti-war

Irresponsibly Targeting Russia (tags)

Russia

Stanley L. Cohen: Guilty of Doing His Job Honorably (tags)

police state

Saber Rattling Ahead of Resumed Ukraine Conflict (tags)

Ukraine

Israeli Persecution of Palestinians Unrelated to Defense (tags)

Israel

Russia Denounces New Western Sanctions (tags)

sanctions

Militarization of our police (tags)

In the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., an unarmed 18-year-old black man was killed by police in broad daylight. By now, what's happening in Ferguson is about so many second-order issues— the militarization of police with systemic racism, and how citizens can redress grievances, among other things—that it's worth remembering what actually happened...

New giant spy airship-or is it already here? (tags)

The United States Defense Department claims that it is readying itself to issue contracts for the construction of a sophisticated, ultra-high altitude, 450-plus foot long blimps that will hover above the earth's surface at 65,000 feet and remain airborne for up to 10 years.

Free Rasmea Odeh (tags)

The latest

Prevent the Comeback of the Cold Warriors! (tags)

What lessons were learned from Vietnam, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Iraq and Afghanistan? Can countries become incapable of learning? Is preemptive war, confusion of offense and defense, a Hitlerian perversion? Does cooking intelligence create cynicism instead of public spirit?

No to US Militarism in the Philippines and Asia-Pacific! (tags)

“To achieve enduring peace in the region, Asia must be de-militarized; its maritime waters assigned mainly for commerce; and its disputed territories declared as regional commons and war-free zones.”

US President Obama Visit in Manila (tags)

The small window of opportunity to forge an independent foreign policy that the Philippines gained with the expulsion of the US bases in 1992 will disappear with the impending signing of the Agreement on Enhanced Defense Cooperation with the US.

Confronting Russia and China Militarily (tags)

imperialism

Does the NSA Spy On Confessionals, AA Groups, Shrink Visits, Class Action Lawsuit Conferen (tags)

virtually unlimited sleuthing by the NSA used for everything from imperialist military actions and assassination squads to blackmail, industrial espionage and insider trading

New York Times Editors Front for Power (tags)

NYT

The Russians Are Coming (tags)

Ukraine

Militarism in Germany (tags)

Germany

Making the World Safe for War Profiteers (tags)

anti-war

Lawsuit to Protect Our Political Power (tags)

A petition has been submitted to the California Supreme Court to remedy harm to our political power by, amongst other things, ensuring that the state will provide for the legal defense of state laws brought about by initiatives in good faith.

Permanent US Afghanistan Occupation (tags)

Afghanistan

Massive Pentagon Waste, Fraud and Grand Theft (tags)

Pentagon

Palestine's Land Defense Coalition (tags)

Israel

Ballona Wetlands Again in Jeopardy (tags)

Just 10 years after the the Ballona Wetlands were acquired and preserved (an endeavor that took decades), they are again under attack. The Annenberg Foundation, which has done impressive work elsewhere, plans to purchase the wetlands and develop part of it. A demonstration occurred on Thursday October 17.

Institutionalized US Spying: More Than NSA's Involved (tags)

police state

Will or Won't Obama Attack Syria? (tags)

Syria

Russia and China Prepare for Global War (tags)

anti-war

Washington Funds Secret Israeli Ballistic Missile Base (tags)

Israel

The Chemical Weapons Hoax (tags)

Syria

Hagel in Israel (tags)

anti-war

Playing the North Korea Card (tags)

imperialism

Guantanamo Hunger Strike Spreads (tags)

Guantanamo

Campaign organizes to push back against Obama provision to arrest Americans (tags)

Detention prevention strategy goes national

Hagel Correctly Points out Influence of pro-Israeli Lobby in Politics (tags)

The future Sec. of Defense Chuck Hagel is correct in pointing out the influence of the pro-ISRAEL lobby, especially from CUFI and AIPAC. Being honest in politics is dangerous, as one statement however true can be blown out of proportion by enemies.

Hagel and Brennan Nominations (tags)

anti-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.

Why We Defend the ILWU and All Workers (tags)

In recent weeks, a showdown has loomed on U.S. docks between the shipping bosses and port workers that has rattled the capitalist ruling class. On the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, the International Longshoreman's Association prepared to strike container shipping while the employers threatened to lock out 14,500 ILA members. On the West Coast, the grain shippers been demanding a giveback contract from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), which would effectively bypass the union hiring hall, slash workers' vital safety protections and gut union power. Yet in the midst of the Northwest grain battle, an Occupy activist Peter Little publishes an article vociferously arguing against the call to defend the ILWU. While posing as ultra-left, this policy if actually carried out would aid the employers who are hell-bent on destroying ILWU union power on the waterfront. And blaming sellouts on the nature of unions lets the bureaucrats off the hook. We in the Internationalist Group say: all those who stand with the exploited and oppressed must come to the defense of the ILWU in this fight. And that defense includes forthrightly opposing the capitulations and betrayals by the labor bureaucracy which sells out vital union gains in the vain hope of an impossible "cooperation" with capital, endangering the workers organizations they preside over.

Beating Up on Iran and Syria (tags)

anti-war

Islamofascist Killers Threaten Syria (tags)

Syria

Reconcile and reduce (tags)

Workshop offers in-depth look at federal budget and how to fix it

Christian Zionists Encourage Military-Industrial Complex Never Ending War (tags)

The Zionists in Israel and the U.S. (Christian Zionists) are encouraging the proliferation of the military-industrial complex with their escalation of religious warfare against the occupied Palestinians. The AIPAC lobby and military weapons contractors give campaign contributions to both Democrats and Republicans, making both status quo political parties of the U.S. puppets of greedy individuals bent on never ending warfare with soldiers and civilians paying the ultimate price with their lives.

Jack Welch, former GE CEO, Imagination At Work (tags)

Thanks to agressive warmongering and inflated government contracts, GE saw great growth and expansion under Mr. Welch's leadership. Today he returns to the limelight to bite the hand that feeds him, as he attacks the accuracy of current employment figures. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics,

OFK, a Bold New Proposal to Save Lives (tags)

When all else fails a new proposal appears. Fellow men beware The radical OFK proposal is getting a lot of praise from women.

ACLU Sues CIA Over Drone Killings (tags)

anti-war

Long Knives Target Iran (tags)

Iran

Israel's Neoliberal Hammer Stikes (tags)

Israel

Obama Planning More War (tags)

anti-war

The Shortwave Report 06/08 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, the Voice of Russia, and NHK World Radio Japan.

Guantanamo Show Trial Begins (tags)

injustice

BTL:Shooting Death of Trayvon Martin Provokes National Debate on Racial Profiling (tags)

Interview with Jin Hee Lee, Jin Hee Lee, assistant counsel with the Criminal Justice Practice Group, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, conducted by Scott Harris Interview with Jin Hee Lee, Jin Hee Lee, assistant counsel with the Criminal Justice Practice Group, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, conducted by Scott Harris

Oligarchy and Democracy (tags)

Jeffrey A. Winters is professor of political science at Northwestern University and author of Oligarchy, published by Cambridge University Press in 2011.

Washington Preparing for More War (tags)

anti-war

BTL:National Campaign Organizes to Overturn Provisions of the National Defense Authorizati (tags)

Interview with Shahid Buttar, executive director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

BTL:Bradley Manning Defense Team and Support Network Prepare for Court Martial (tags)

Interview with Kevin Gosztola, a civil liberties blogger with FireDogLake.com, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Postponing Joint US/Israeli Exercises (tags)

anti-war

Heading for More Middle East War (tags)

anti-war

BTL:Breaking Campaign Pledge, Obama Signs Indefinite Detention into Law (tags)

Interview with Shahid Buttar, executive director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, conducted by Scott Harris

Unaccountable: Private Military Contractor Abuses (tags)

anti-war

Occupy Riverside Challenges Indefinite Military Detention (tags)

Friday, December 23, 2011
RIVERSIDE (CA) - Occupy Riverside demonstrated at the offices of Ken Calvert and Barbara Boxer to protest their support of the latest effort to codify the police state.

Is The Passed Defense Authorization Act of 2012 (retroactive) To Detain Americans? (tags)

The Defense Authorization Act of 2012) appears more threatening to Americans than Hitler's (1933 DISCRIMINATORY LAWS. Hitler's laws set time limits that Germans could be incarcerated for e.g., Serious Disturbance of the Peace and Rioting. But Senators Carl Levin and John McCain’s bill broadly mandates holding Americans indefinitely in Military Custody for being a Belligerent.

BTL:Environmental Opponents Take Credit for Obama Administration's Delaying Keystone XL Ta (tags)

Interview with Susan Casey Lefkowitz, director of the Natural Resources Defense Council’s international program, conducted by Scott Harris

America v. Paul Bergrin in Court (tags)

injustice

Target Iran (tags)

Iran

International Day in Solidarity with Leonard Peltier (tags)

International Day of Solidarity with Leonard Peltier: Clemency Now! The Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee calls on supporters worldwide to protest against the injustice suffered by Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier. Gather on February 4, 2012, at every federal court house and U.S. embassy or consulate worldwide to demand the freedom of a man wrongfully convicted and illegal imprisoned for 36 years!

Putin in 2012 (tags)

Russia

BTL:As U.S. Poverty Rises, Social Safety Net Programs Face Cuts (tags)

Interview with Dr. Cathy Grace, director of early childhood development with the Children?s Defense Fund, conducted by Scott Harris

BTL:House Republicans Attempt to Hold 2012 Budget Hostage to Repeal of Environmental Regul (tags)

Interview with David Goldston, director of government affairs with the Natural Resources Defense Council, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Peace through strength is a fallacy: Mark Hatfield (tags)

"We seem to have lost sight of the fact that every dollar we spend on bombs and bullets means that we are underfunding programs to meet the Nation's desperate human needs: health care, education, our war on drugs, low income housing, prison construction, AIDS research..."

SHOWDOWN IN LONG BEACH CONTINUES ? 14 and 17 Felonies for Co-defendants in medical marijua (tags)

In the continuing attack against medical marijuana collectives in California, DA Cooley refuses to drop charges against humanitarian and cannabis crusader Joe Grumbine. Joe Grumbine has rejected a felony deal that would force him to sign a paper agreeing that he is a criminal for operating a medical marijuana collective as allowed under sb420, California?s medical marijuana program act. Joe Byron offered to accept a plea if the government hacks would drop charges against Grumbine and allow them to operate legally as allowed under prop 215 and sb420.

Medical Marijuana defendants face 7 years in prison - Trial set to start (tags)

Joe Grumbine and Joe Byron have been offered a two felony deal with no jail time if they plead guilty. Both have refused, insisting that their medical marijuana collective activities are legal under state law. Medical Marijuana is an affirmative defense meaning the defendants must prove their innocence similarly to a self defense level of proof. This gives tremendous power to California judges who can ensure a guilty plea by denying a medical defense. Judge Charles Sheldon, Dept. K has already declared that he will not allow a jury to hear the truth, he will not allow patients to testify or expert witnesses on California medical marijuana issues. If they are convicted, both face up to 7 years in state prison.

Autonomy under attack: Rawesome Foods raided (tags)

Rawesome Farm Buying Club was Raided by SWAT and FDA agents. Nearly all of their raw foods were seized.

Upcoming Holy Land Foundation Appeal for Justice (tags)

persecution

The Business of America Is War (tags)

anti-war

Encircling Russia with US Bases (tags)

imperialism

Torturing Bradley Manning (tags)

torture

Briana Waters: Victimized by Green Scare State Terrorism (tags)

persecution

Wikileaks is Democracy (tags)

Sign the petition demanding Julian Assange be released.

Western Shoshone Visit UN for Human Rights Review (tags)

Members of the Western Shoshone Defense Project traveled to Geneva, Switzerland to discuss the human rights record of the U.S. government pertaining to indigenous peoples. Despite the Treaty of Ruby Valley (1863) signed with the Shoshone Nation and the U.S., many harmful activities have been permitted to occur on Shoshone land "Newe Sogobia" including cyanide leach pit gold mining, military weapons testing, nuclear waste disposal and now the Ruby natural gas pipeline cutting through pristine sage grouse habitat and numerous indigenous archeological sites sacred to the Shoshone and Paiute.

San Diego Activists Turn Out to Support Bradley Manning (tags)

San Diego’s progressive community turned out for a downtown rally September 19 in support of Bradley Manning, alleged leaker of the 90,000 pages of documents about the war in Afghanistan and the so-called “Collateral Murder” video of a U.S. attack on civilians in Iraq in 2007, who’s currently being held awaiting trial in an Army brig. Law professor Marjorie Cohn, anti-war veteran Chuck Wynette and other speakers called for Manning to be set free whether he leaked the papers or not.

New Hearing Set for Sami Al-Arian (tags)

prosecutorial lawlessness

The Cuban Five: Victims of US State Terrorism (tags)

US lawlessness

Continuity of Government: Coup d'Etat Authority in America (tags)

America on a fast track toward despotism

Top Serect - 2 Long but interesting articles on the NSA along with waste and bureaucray (tags)

Top Secret - 2 long but interesting articles from the Washington post on the NSA and the mind numbing bureaucracy and waste that goes on there. If you don't have time stash these two article off some where and read them later.

THE BUSH TARP PONZI SCHEME= TAKE ALL RESOURCES POLITELY... (tags)

WHEN OUR little American tax payer FUNDS WIND UP IN ELITE'S DEEP POCKETS IT'S TIME 4 ANOTHER PYONY 2+ TRILLION $$ BUSH ELITE BILLIONAIRE TAX CUT & TAX ESTATE ABATEMENT...

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.

Bradley Manning: An American Hero (tags)

He needs and deserves our support

RELIVING THE COLD WAR (tags)

The American government wants new world war.

WE AGREE WITH YOUR SPECIAL U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER ...PRESIDENT OBAMA !!! (tags)

OUR WEALTHY ELITE RUNNING AMERICA THROUGH THEIR CONTROL OF OUR U.S.CONGRESS NOW APPEAR TO BE HEARING ALL us little people CRYING OUT FOR REAL JUSTICE TO BEGIN TO BE PROPERLY FINANCED IN ALL OUR VARIOUS COURTS OF LAW . ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ALL OF OUR POORER AMERICANS SURELY MUST HAVE A FUTURE OPPORTUNITY TO BE AFFORDED PROPER LEGAL REPRESENTATION PRIOR THE VERY REAL THREATS OF WRONGFULL LOSE OF THEIR THEIR CHILDREN, HOMES, FREEDOMS OR LIVES... FOR OUR SPECIAL AMERICA TO CONTINUE BEING ONE OF THE FAIREST AND FINEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD.FOR ALL OUR CITIZENS TO RESIDE IN.

Ogetto warns of dangerous international legal precedent in Rwanda (tags)

Kennedy Ogetto, Kenyan lawyer and Defense Counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal on Rwanda warned that Rwanda's arrest of American Law Professor Peter Erlinder sets a very dangerous international legal precedent. Ogetto, is now in Rwanda's capitol, Kigali, defending Erlinder, who was arrested on May 28th, for speech crime, in Rwanda. He said that the prosecution's use of statements Erlinder made as a defense lawyer at the ICTR as evidence against him will make it impossible for defense lawyers to safely defend anyone in international courts.

Was the Obama Administration involved in the Planning of the Israeli Attack (tags)

"The Israeli Navy Commando had prior knowledge of who was on the Turkish ship including where passengers were residing in terms of cabin layout. According to Swedish author Henning Mankell, who was on board the Marmara , "the Israeli forces attacked sleeping civilians."

Being Singleton's Defense etc. (tags)

Israel needs to contact Singleton's defense team.

U.S. And NATO Accelerate Military Build-Up In Black Sea Region (tags)

"The establishment of U.S. and NATO naval, air and infantry bases and interceptor missile installations in Black Sea nations is the prototype for expansive and permanent military build-ups in Eastern Europe and into former Soviet space, which is being replicated in the Baltic Sea region. An imaginary Iranian threat is the subterfuge employed to justify the presence of U.S. and NATO warplanes, warships, troops, mechanized and airborne units, missile batteries, training centers and radar facilities in the Black Sea and Baltic Sea regions. Iran does not border either of the two seas and has neither the ability nor any reason to threaten nations that do."

Unbelievable conditions in the Arizona desert (tags)

Col. Ronald Adler, with the United States Civil Defense Association. He went on to say that they assured him that they are not a Minuteman or extremist group but just a call to action by a group of "Concerned Citizens.”

Greece: Blood and tears for the proletariat! (tags)

In order to resist the policy of blood and tears which the bourgeoisie inflicts on it, the proletariat has no other possibility than the resumption of the class struggle, starting with the rejection of anti-worker measures by the government and the calls for “national solidarity”, and for sacrifices “to defend the fatherland and democracy”.

Mehserle Trial (Oscar Grant) Update (tags)

Posted on May 7, 2010 A preliminary hearing Friday in the second-degree murder trial of former BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle provided few fireworks, but yielded several key rulings that could influence the outcome of what is expected to be a highly complex trial.

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).

Killer Cop Update from Third Los Angeles Status Hearing (tags)

report from inside court room


Oscar Grant Report



BREAKING: Court Allows Torture Suit Against Former Defense Sec't Rumsfeld (tags)

1st time in US history that court allows torture suit against current or former Cabinet Secretary

America's Permanent War Agenda (tags)

permanent wars for permanent peace

The People vs. Johannes Mehserle Second Los Angeles Hearing (tags)

A story from the LA Coaltion for Justice for Oscar Grant

The Planning of War Behind Closed Doors: Brussels, London, Istanbul: Week Of Western War (tags)

"If any further evidence was required that the United Nations is at the service of NATO and not vice versa, that the EU is NATO's civilian valet de chambre, and that all three are subordinated to the United States, the last week's events and the roster of attendees at them should suffice. ??The chain of command begins in Washington and orders barked out there work their way down to Brussels and New York City."

Killer Cop Update from First Los Angeles Status Hearing (tags)

report from inside (and outside) court room


Oscar Grant Report



Haiti Disaster Relief Fund (tags)

Your gift now will help distribute relief supplies – including food, clean water, blankets, and tents to children and families impacted by the earthquake and aftershocks in Haiti.

ALEX SÁNCHEZ'S 2nd BAIL HEARING: REAL GETS REAL (tags)

THE JUDGE GETS REAL, BUT WHY? By Tom Hayden rEPOSTED: The Nation Jan. 6

12/11/09 Update on Imprisoned People's Lawyer Lynne Stewart (tags)

Your holiday cards to framed and falsely imprisoned workingclass lawyer Lynne Stewart and financial contributions to her legal defense are needed now. Your letters are also needed as she faces a new sentencing hearing on April 22. Her high blood pressure at age 70 is sufficient grounds to free her as it is deadly. Here are the latest updates from her website.

Petition to Free Lynne Stewart (tags)

There is now an online Petition to Free Lynne Stewart, the lawyer who was framed on false charges because she spent her life defending the workingclass.

Lynne Stewart: Heroic Human Rights Lawyer Jailed (tags)

The US criminal justice system betrayed this heroic woman

Southern California: First Cop on Trial for Murder in History of State Is Headed Your Way (tags)

In the words of the late great Harvey Milk*, I'm here to recruit you. The trial of Johannes Mehserle is about to head your way and the time is now for Southern California social justice and media activists to start getting ready.

PRESIDENT OBAMA OBVIOUSLY CHOSE THE RIGHT MAN FOR OUR POORER AMERICANS..... (tags)

LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS APPLAUDS OUR U.S. ATTORNEY GENERALS THOUGHTS AND COMMENTS CONCERNING HIS FUTURE ASPIRATIONS FOR OUR AMERICAN JUDICIAL SYSTEM.** WE GREATLY APPRECIATE HAVING SUCH A SPECIAL PERSONALITY AS ERIC HOLDER TO LEAD OUR COUNTRY INTO THE NEW AGE OF JUDICIAL CHANGE FOR ALL OUR MIDDLE~CLASS AND WORKING POOR U.S. CITIZENS...

Breaking: Sat. 2:00 pm - Clinic Defense going strong (tags)

Saturday 2 pm - Caller from the scene at the Family Planning Associates Women's Clinic (at 601 S. Westmoreland Ave.) reports good showing for clinic defense. Numbers up from last week. Defenders now outnumber anti-abortion group 40 to 15.

BREAKING: 12:45 - Clinic Defense Continues (tags)

Pro-choice activists are still outnumbered. Keep alerted for future actions, and spread the info.

Wage all-out struggle against US forces in Mindanao--NDF/Ka Oris (tags)

The National Democratic Front-Mindanao (NDF-Mindanao) today issued a call urging all revolutionary forces in Mindanao "to wage an all-out struggle against the deployment and intervention of American soldiers in the internal armed conflict in the Philippines." NDF-Mindanao spokesperson Jorge Madlos ("Ka Oris") issued the call in response to the statement by US Defense Secretary Robert Gates that the US will continue to involve itself in the "counter-insurgency" war in the Philippines which would include heightened support for the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

REJECT US PUPPETS AND HIRELINGS IN THE COMING PHILIPPINE ELECTIONS 2010 (tags)

United States intervention in the Philippines knows no bound. The Kilusang Dekada 70 (KD70) vehemently condemns the US Department of Defense and the Heritage Foundation think-tank for meddling in the coming presidential elections in the Philippines on May 2010. The United States by propping up the presidential ambitions of Arroyo’s heir apparent Philippine defense secretary Gilberto Teodoro and giving him the necessary propaganda mileage during his visit in Washington DC and other states, is making the notion that Teodoro is the US “anointed one”. Teodoro is deliberately toeing the US line against terrorism and profess loyalty to the “US War Against Terror in Asia.”

Obama's secret surrender to Israel (tags)

Will be signed in London on Aug. 26, 2009.

War, Occupation and Collision Course with Russia (tags)

Through civil-military cooperation, civil-actors are degraded to integral components of western military deployments and thus enemies for large parts of the local population.. "Global NATO," a competitive organization to the UN, is being created to counter Russia's and China's veto.

Honduras Coup Dictator Micheletti Calls Out the Geezer Patrol or "a country for old m (tags)

"At the celebration a group of war veterans attended from Honduras’ 1957 conflict with Nicaragua and with El Salvador in 1969… “I don’t know if the war veterans want to consider me part of them because I – here is the proof, dated August 4, 1969, that shows that I participated in the defense of the sovereignty of our country, here it is, nobody can deny it, and we will do the same as long as we are alive,” said President Micheletti…"

Remembering Ruby Ridge, FBI Murder of Weaver Family (8/21) (tags)

Though many on the left would strongly disagree with the separatist ideology of Randy Weaver, many would agree that the FBI shooting of Randy's wife Vicki and their teenage son Sammy at Ruby Ridge were over the top and violations of civil liberties and human rights. We need to accept that human rights apply to ALL, even those that we do not agree with!!

Reviewing F. William Engdahl's "Full Spectrum Dominance:" Part II (tags)

the threat of totalitarian democracy

Minuteman imposter Shawna Ford charged in double murder (tags)

The attempts at damage control at the anti-immigration groups in the United States following the arrest of Shawna Forde and her gang is on going, but as more and more information becomes available, it’s clear that Forde was not an unknown outsider within the anti-immigrant (and… more to the point… anti-Mexican) movement.

Reviewing F. William Engdahl's "Full Spectrum Dominance" (tags)

must-read on US imperial aims

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.

Terminate the Defense Department (tags)

Defense budget and american imperialism in the time of economic crisis; free, universal education and the question of market capitalism in the University; students as indentured servants to corporations;

Prosecute Obama for War Crimes (tags)

"ACCESSORY AFTER THE FACT – Whoever, knowing that an offense has been committed, receives, relieves, comforts or assists the offender in order to hinder or prevent his apprehension, trial or punishment, is an accessory after the fact; one who knowing a felony to have been committed by another, receives, relieves, comforts, or assists the felon in order to hinder the felon's apprehension, trial, or punishment. U.S.C. 18"

DOD proposes new giant spy airship-or is it already here? (tags)

Hundreds of Phoenix citizens reported seeing a lighted triangular shaped airship appearing to be two or three football-fields in size, flying slow and silently over the city a few years back. Airline pilots have also reported seeing giant similar airships.

Obama administration backs immunity for author of Bush torture memos, Berkeley's John Yoo (tags)

In legal arguments before a federal court in San Francisco Friday, the Obama administration stepped in to defend one of most notorious figures in the Bush administration, John Yoo, author of legal memoranda used to justify torture and indefinite detention without trial as part of the "war on terror."

SHIFTING PARADIGM (tags)

In a sweeping speech to international leaders and security experts on February 6 in Munich, US vice president Biden, prima facie, revealed to an international audience the core of the Obama regime's foreign policy program. Although emphasizing diplomacy and cooperation as its center piece, he gave a stern warning to the Imperialist allies and client states that they are expected to share the burdens of fighting extremism (whatever that is).

Bush administration claims U.S. military can police American citizens (tags)

The Bush administration indicates that the President is authorized by the Constitution and Title 10 (10 USC 331–334) to suppress insurrections, rebellions, and domestic violence.

Homeland Security now spying on Americans (tags)

There are real questions being asked, do these spies in the sky surveillance systems comply with privacy laws and doesn’t violate the Posse Comitatus Act? The 1878 law prohibits the military from playing a role in domestic law enforcement. Since the 1990s however, Posse Comitatus has been eroded significantly by both Democratic and Republican administrations, primarily in the areas of "drug interdiction," "border security" as well as "Continuity of Government" planning by U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM).

Earth Liberation Front Press Office Returns... (tags)

http://www.elfpressoffice.org

Ex-Sheriff Michael Carona's Corruption Trail started today (tags)

Martial law threat? Rep.Brad Sherman/DN! expose (tags)

California Congressman Brad Sherman says threats were made to instigate martial law if the Wall Street bailout was not passed. Democarcy NOW! Army Col.Micheal Boatner & THE PROGRESSIVE's editor Mathew Rothschild re: deployment of US troops inside the U.S.

AJLPP Hits US Filipino Puppets Defense of US Imperialist Intervention in the Philippines (tags)

The puppetry of US running dogs known no bound. The Alliance Philippines (AJLPP) strongly condemns high handed brazen US intervention particularly in Mindanao, which is legal, according to a contingent of the Legislative Oversight on the Visiting Forces Agreement (Lovfa) of both chambers of Congress.

NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST (tags)

The most destructive, expensive empire since WWII No other country in the post-Second World War world has been so globally destructive or inflicted so many war fatalities. . . . Yet, so gargantuan and labyrinthine are U.S. military expenditures that the above grossly understates their true magnitude, which, as we shall see below, reached $1 trillion in 2007.

No Compromise Means No Compromise: A Surprise Anti-HLS Tour (tags)

Over a period of thirty days and thirty nights, from mid-August 2008 through mid-September 2008, Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) customers and profiteers across the United States were struck by a surprise anti-HLS tour of the country.

Democrat's Reality Check: Obama Provides No Hope of Change of the Permanent War Economy (tags)

The Obama campaign reply to the Corsi smear book, Obama Nation, "Unfit for Publication: An Investigative Report on the Lies in Jerome Corsi's `Obama Nation,'" leaves no doubt: Obama has no intention of reversing America's permanent war economy.

"A Matter of Integrity" (tags)

War must be considered obsolete. Officials refuse to comploy with regtulations. Citizens of the world must speak out. Our leaders have abandoned our citizens and the world's citizens.

Veteran Journalist Robert Scheer Speaks in San Diego (tags)

Veteran progressive journalist Robert Scheer spoke in San Diego July 26 and 28 to promote his new book "The Pornography of Power," an exposé of the military-industrial complex and its continuing power to shape American economic and foreign policy and saddle us not only with weapons we don't need but also the irresistible temptation to use them.

Hello, 911? - I'd Like to Report a Crime (tags)

[This article needs more exposure, as some things do nor just need to be re-read again, but remembered everywhere, so pass it on if you like it too.] What's it take to get a guy impeached these days?

The Odds of Change: A Statistical Look at Our Democrat’s Voting Records (tags)

We want change. Obama says he will deliver change, as did the Democrats in '06. Yet nothing could be farther from the truth. Even the statistics prove the Democrats have failed us.

Updating Yassin Aref's Struggle for Justice (tags)

Yassin Aref struggles for justice.

River City Animal Defense League Joins the Fight Against I-69 (tags)

On the evening of Monday, May 19th, the newly formed River City Animal Defense League (ADL) and friends made our public debut. We took to the neighborhoods, and more specifically the houses of executives and contractors of Gohmann Asphalt and Construction, Inc. Gohmann Asphalt and Construction, Inc. is a disgusting company that has decided to proceed with business in the construction of Interstate-69 (I-69) which is the North American Free Trade Agreement's (NAFTA) superhighway.

Quake gets second shutout, blanking the Menace 64-0 (tags)

California Quake wins again against the New Mexico Menace. Quake is not 3-0 hoping to be undefeated after they battle against the Las Vegas Showgirlz this Saturday, May 3 in Las Vegas, NV.

Quake win a defensive battle royale 5-0 (tags)

The California Quake women's tackle football team is on a roll this 2008 season. After winning 5-0 against the SoCal Breakers they are seeking for another victory against the New Mexico Menace.

Forest Defense Camp Out May 2nd-9th (tags)

Happenings: Forest Defense Skillshares - Discussions - Hikes (mellow + challenging) - Music - Story Telling - DIY Media - Swimming - Campfires - Games - Group Cookouts

FREE MUMIA NOW! (tags)

Updated leaflet (as of 17Apr08) for the united-front protest in Los Angeles initiated by the Partisan Defense Committee and Labor Black League for Social Defense. All out on Saturday, April 26, 1 PM at the Westwood Federal Building, 11000 Wilshire Blvd.

Israel Uses Attack to Justify Further Aggression (tags)

Despite the fact that Hamas was not responsible, and others claimed responsibility, Israel's ruling Extremists plan to use the attacks to 'justify' further aggression into Gaza.

Border Vulnerable Few U.S. Troops Available To Protect Us (tags)

Gen. Richard A. Cody, the Army's vice chief of staff told Congress that the "Readiness of the army Is Dangerously Low." In a stark assessment a week before Gen. David H. Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, was to testify on the war's progress, the Army's vice chief of staff, said that the heavy deployments are inflicting "incredible stress" on soldiers and families and that they pose "a significant risk" to the nation's all-volunteer military.

Lynne Stewart's Long Struggle for Justice (tags)

Police state America witch hunt persecutions

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.

U.S. Military Headed For The Border To Protect Us Or What? (tags)

Americans are afraid that this is just subterfuge. That the real intent of this administration is to suppress decent, control the masses and some even fear it is designed by Bush to delay the elections in the fall. Invade Iran imprison many Americans and designed for him to remain President for as long as he can.

Yassin Aref's Struggle for Justice in Police State America (tags)

Witch hunt convictions in America

U.S. Military Being Sent to the Border with Mexico (tags)

They are being staged and immediately available as emergency "on call" units for use against terrorist threats on the nation's border and local disasters, said Gen. Victor E. Renuart Jr., commander of United States Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Commander

Eric McDavid Update - 3/7/08 (tags)

Hearing, sentencing and more

Francis A. Boyle's "Protesting Power - War, Resistance and Law (tags)

International law supports the right to resist state crimes.

The Republican Candidate (4 and 5) (tags)

If this is a subject of interest to you, in the United States today there are five Cuban prisoners, separated one from the other by thousands of miles. They have no area that can be sarcastically called the “Hanoi Hilton”. Their suffering and the injustice of which they are victims will be known the world over; don't doubt it for a minute

Eric McDavid - 2 Years and Counting (tags)

After two years of isolation, Eric still needs your support...

Africa: The Next Defense Market Opportunity? (tags)

Low value. Corrupt. Aid-driven. Despite the odd exception like Algeria, and South Africa's indigenous defense industry, most people think of these terms when they think of the African defense market. Analyst firm Forecast International sees a different picture, however: "tomorrow's growth market for the global defense industry."

Court Decision Looms--Mobilize to Free Mumia! (tags)

Partisan Defense Committee P.O. Box 99, Canal Street Station, New York, NY 10013 email: partisandefense@earthlink.net http://www.partisandefense.org PRESS RELEASE – 4 December 2007 PDC contact: Kevin Gilroy (212) 406-4252 Court Decision Looms—Mobilize to Free Mumia! Media Blitz Targets Mumia Abu-Jamal

Leonard Peltier Holiday Gift Drive (tags)

I want to ask you for your participation in this year's Leonard Peltier Annual Holiday Gift Drive for the children of the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota. This project has gone on for years and I'm happy to be part of it this year in a supporting capacity.

Leonard Peltier Holiday Gift Drive (tags)

Participate in the Leonard Peltier Holiday Gift Drive

new defense bill authorizes military cops (tags)

kucinich

True Intent of Gaza's Collective Punishment (tags)

The intention of this long-planned crime is the 'softening up' of the world's largest Concentration Camp, paving the way for an Israeli attack which was planned alongside 'disengagement'. Regardless of the reasons, this is an illegal policy.

'Sensitive' documents indicate Cheyenne Mountain's better for NORAD (tags)

John Pike, a leading defense expert and director of globalsecurity.org, says NorthCom's transition from the mountain is a "little difficult to understand," given that the nation has nuclear missiles ready to launch on "hair-trigger alert." "Where the hell do they think they'll be getting the alert from?" he says of the transition to the Peterson Building 2 basement. Pike also is puzzled by the move of Air Force Space Command's space control to Vandenberg, since the military in the past has argued that the expensive upgrades at the mountain required space and missile tracking systems to be "co-located," to avoid confusion that space debris could be incoming munitions, or vice versa.

NORAD: From mountain to volcano? Sources say a risky situation is only growing more so (tags)

"In the faster, quicker, cheaper mode of operations, NorthCom is just bypassing [Air Force] test squadrons because they are too stringent and require too much documentation, and, if it doesn't work, they will tell the world," the source said. "NorthCom has set up the fox, Lockheed Martin, to test the henhouse door and certify it works."

Eric McDavid Court Report, Days 8 and 9 (tags)

Court report from days 8 and 9 (September 25-26)

Deliberate Lies, Strange Deaths and Agression to the World Economy (tags)

Fidel Castro denounced that the United States government is using unimaginable economic means to defend a right that violates the sovereignty of all the other countries...

Report from Rod Coronado trial (tags)

After spending the court day on Monday with jury selection, the 12 person (plus one alternate) was seated Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, and opening statements were made by both prosecution and defense attorneys before Tuesday’s noon lunch break. The jury is mostly white in this conservative town with a large military population, with one African American and 4 Latino, and a seven/five gender split, with two more women than men.

Leonard Peltier: Silence Screama (tags)

Leonard Peltier has spent more than 31 years in prison.

Eric McDavid Hearing Update (tags)

Hearing update, vegan food, trial schedule..

Colombia, Israel and rogue mercenaries (tags)

Earlier this year, Klein's Colombian shenanigans attracted the attention of Interpol, which on 3 April responded to a Colombian request and issued an international arrest warrant for Klein and Israeli nationals Melnik Ferri and Tzedaka Abraham, with the warrants alleging that the trio was involved in criminal conspiracy and instruction in terrorism.

The Empire Tastes an Unprecedented Moral Defeat (tags)

GERARDO, Ramón, René, Fernando and Antonio are still behind bars in the United States, three of them in maximum security prisons, and all of them subjected to the hateful revenge of those in Washington who have made them the target of reprisals against the Cuban Revolution.

Wanted Criminal Flew U.S. Supply Missions in Iraq (tags)

Bout didn't just walk away with millions of taxpayer dollars, the authors found. The military issued Bout's pilots supply cards allowing them to gas up their planes for free when landing in Iraq. A Defense Department spokesman confirmed to the authors that Bout's fleet made off with nearly 500,000 gallons of fuel from the Baghdad airport courtesy of the U.S. Air Force.

judas durazo hands elvira arellano over to bush's ice (tags)

mayday defense committee

Israeli army to recruit Jews abroad for hi-tech course (tags)

The IDF plans to use the resources of the Jewish Agency and the Foreign Ministry to identify candidates for the course. The army plans to begin advertising the new program, based at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, in English on its Web site.

Senator Feinstein's Iraq Conflict (tags)

As a member of the Military Construction Appropriations subcommittee, Sen. Feinstein voted for appropriations worth billions to her husband's firms

Strike 911 (tags)

do it for jorge and his relatives

Israel Defense Ministry receives less than half of what it asked for (tags)

The cabinet approved an additional NIS 3 billion per year for the long-term defense budget during it regular weekly meeting on Sunday, instead of the NIS 7b. requested by Defense Minister Ehud Barak.

U.S. Readying Saudi Arms Deal, Official Confirms (tags)

The Bush administration is preparing a package of arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states that could be worth some $20 billion over the next 10 years, a senior U.S. defense official said July 28. The official largely confirmed reports of the deal in The New York Times and Washington Post ahead of a joint trip to Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defense Secretary Robert Gates.

Israel Voices Satisfaction with U.S. Aid Increase (tags)

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert voiced satisfaction July 29 over Washington’s intention to offset a package of arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states with increased military aid for Israel.

$80M to Boeing for GMD Missile Defense Complex in Europe (tags)

Boeing in Huntsville, AL received a sole-source maximum $80 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, indefinite-delivery letter contract to conduct activation planning of a European-based Missile Defense Complex, as part of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) component of the USA's anti ballistic missile program.

Palace alarmed, denies slash: US State Dep’t cuts aid to RP military (tags)

Aid to the Philippine military has been from slashed from some $30 million to a mere $11 million for 2008 or a cut of two thirds, by the United States State Department, as shown in its Web site. Malacañang executives, clearly alarmed at the report, yesterday claimed that the report was false, while US Embassy spokesman Matthew Lussenhop failed to provide a categorical response on whether there was a slashing of military aid, saying instead that no US budget has been submitted as yet and that the budget is a “complex” and “negotiated” procedure by Congress, even when the Web site of the State Department showed the slashed figures, which the Washington Post reported was personally allocated by State Secretary Condoleezza Rice, country by country. The Congress Web site, moreover, showed a higher aid figure for the Philippines.

Peregrine Enters Contract Negotiations With U.S. DTRA for Hemorrhagic Fevers (tags)

Giuen Media

Russia's Joint Radar Gamble (tags)

There are mainly three proposals made by the Russian President - to broaden US missile defense plans in Europe by bringing NATO into the project, which President Bush has not agreed to; to set up an "online information exchange center" in Moscow as part of the system; and similar installations in European cities with a joint radar at Azerbaijan that would protect the whole of Europe, rather than only one part of Europe.

Questioning AFRICOM's intentions (tags)

As plans move ahead for a US Africa Command, African nations remain cool to the idea amid fears of mission creep and unclear US intentions.

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.

The AIPAC got the dosh,again. (tags)

Now we finance this terrorist entity for another decade

Reviewing Michel Chossudovsky's America's War on Terrorism (tags)

Exposing the war on terrorism as a cruel hoax

Reviewing Michel Chossudovsky's America's War on Terrorism (tags)

Exposing the war on terrorism as a cruel hoax

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

What happened

RP, Australia sign defense pact (tags)

The Philippines and Australia signed signed a security pact yesterday that will allow the countries’ militaries to hold joint counterterrorism exercises. The Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) is the second such agreement entered into by the Philippines. President Arroyo and Australian Prime Minister John Howard witnessed the signing of the agreement by Defense Secretary Hermogenes Ebdane Jr. and Australian Minister for Defense Dr. Brendan Nelson. Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo vowed to question SOFA and said that they would press for the public disclosure of all the terms indicated in the agreement. “The VFA has already allowed the year-round presence of American troops. Now, they have the SOFA and they are saying that they are also taking other countries. How many soldiers from foreign countries would be allowed in our country?” he asked. Ocampo said Congress, particularly the committee on foreign affairs, was not informed about the provisions of the agreement.

AIPAC to pay Weissman's legal fees (tags)

"AIPAC reached a deal with lawyers for its former Iran analyst, Keith Weissman, to pay for his defense against Espionage Act charges."

U.S., Israel Negotiate New Aid Package (tags)

"Danny Ayalon, who served as Israel’s ambassador to the United States until November, said Israel was hoping to seal a new 10-year deal before the end of President George W. Bush’s mandate in January, 2009."

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."

La Brea Tar Pits: A Metaphor for the America Republic? (tags)

President George W. Bush now has the power, thanks to a mostly cowardly Congress, to declare “Martial Law!” The Defense Authorization Act of 2006 gave him the green light. All he needs is a Reichstag-like incident and our Republic will be history. Like the animals who were trapped in the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, it has been sinking for years. Author Chalmers Johnson is convinced the U.S. Empire is headed the way of Greece’s and Rome’s.

Eric McDavid - Update on April 23 Hearing (tags)

On Monday, April 23, Eric finally had his hearing on the remaining defense motions.

Philippine Chief Justice Won Praises from KABATAAN (Youth)for Defense of Human Rights (tags)

Philipppine Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno won praises for his fighting words in defense of human rights and the sweetest praise came from the Kabataan party-list group, which gave him a mocha cake. Kabataan vice president Carl Ramota delivered the cake to the court but court spokesperson Jose Midas Marquez said Puno was at a meeting and received it on behalf of the Chief Justice. Marquez said Puno had been told about the cake and thanked the group for it. More than 835 Filipinos have veen killed since Arroyo assumed power in 2001 and at least 220 people have been missing. There at at least 215 activist have been detained as political prisoners, the most prominent is ANAKPAWIS Pre. Crispin Beltran who has been languishing in jail since last year when Arroyo declared a "state of emergency. Also in military jail are at least 60 officers and men including 2 generals, scores of colonels and majors who are being charged with attempted coup since 2003.

Eric McDavid Hearing and Health Update (tags)

On Sunday, April 15, Eric ended his visit with his family early because of medical problems.

Gates meets AIPAC (tags)

To ask for permission

Israel, U.S. hold large-scale Nuke Terror Drill March 21st (tags)

JERUSALEM: Israel and the U.S. are conducting a large-scale missile defense exercise aimed at combining their systems, American and Israeli officials said Sunday, as both countries warn that Iran could obtain nuclear weapons and long-range missiles. The operation, code-named "Juniper Cobra," is taking place in the Negev desert in southern Israel with thousands of American and Israeli troops. Both sides described the timing as routine, denying a direct connection to the Iran threat.

Former RP Defense Chief ; "Don’t tell us how to handle an insurgency’ (tags)

The Philippine lawmaker who was defense minister during martial law said Thursday that he had told a UN human rights investigator to keep out of Manila’s internal affairs. Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile had harsh words for UN special rapporteur Philip Alston, who is probing the wave of hundreds of political murders that have taken place since President Arroyo took office in 2001.

The Watada Mistrial: Here's What Really Happened (tags)

A first-hand report from the trial in Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Washington, another in the continuing series of historic trials of American military resisters to the Iraq War. Contrary to the current corporate spin, the judge was doing just the opposite of "protecting Lt. Watada's rights" by declaring a mistrial. Rather, the judge did not want this case to go to any factfinder who had any chance of being fully informed of Lt. Watada's belief that the war in Iraq is illegal. For more on the Watada trial and other resisters, go to couragetoresist.org.

21,000 Troops To Become The Latest Guinea Pigs For Pentagon (tags)

In light of President Bush’s determination to send an additional 21,000 plus troops to Iraq, regardless of the position of Congress and the American people, the citizens of the United States must be made aware of the ongoing experimentation and outright disregard for our American troops. With nearly thirty-six percent of our Gulf War I troops disabled, we must hold those responsible for such negligence accountable for these atrocities.

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

Funds Needed for Eric McDavid (tags)

After more than a year of pretrial incarceration and the associated legal costs, Eric McDavid is preparing to go to trial and needs to raise funds to mount the best defense possible.

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.

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

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

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.

Pentagon: Up ante in Iraq (tags)

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

Mumia's Best (and Last) Chance for a New Trial: A Legal Update (tags)

On October 23, attorney Robert R. Bryan (attorney for death-row prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal) filed the 4th Step Reply Brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Philadelphia. Because this should be the last round of reply briefs, Bryan estimates that the public hearing of arguments should begin within three months. After the hearing, the panel of judges will then decide whether to grant Abu-Jamal a new trial.

Kathy Kelly to James Baker: “Tell the Truth about Iraq!” (tags)

Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Kathy Kelly, gave a talk at the UMBC campus, on Nov. 20, 2006. She mocked the ex-Secretary of State, James Baker, for saying he wasn’t going to “wring his hands” about past mistakes in Iraq. Baker heads up the so-called “Iraq Study Group.” Kelly roared: “We will wring our hands! One of the ways to stop this next war is to tell the truth about this war. And, it’s not going to be such a pleasant mirror to look into.”

Plans for war-crimes trials at Guantanamo under fire (tags)

Another huge waste of taxpayer money . . . to carry out kangaroo trials that will never pass constitutional muster.

Kangaroo trials at Guantanamo (tags)

Plans for war-crimes trials at Guantanamo under fire

Convict them and then fry them the next day!!! (tags)

The good side of this is it will prove the cops never make mistakes, and prosecutors never make mistakes. Hell if Andrew Thomas had his way Ray Krone would have been executed and never had a chance to make the cops look bad when his DNA didn't match the DNA of the murderer.

Wartime military spending fuels economy (tags)

War is good for the military police state? Well good for the people that supply the military war machine!

A TRIAL GIVING KANGAROOS A BAD NAME (tags)

THE CORRUPTED TRIAL OF SADDAM HUSSEIN

Is It Martial Law Yet? (tags)

In a stealth maneuver, President Bush has signed into law a provision which, according to Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont), will actually encourage the President to declare federal martial law.

Audit: U.S. weapons missing in Iraq (tags)

Nearly one of every 25 weapons the military bought for Iraqi security forces is missing

LYNNE STEWART'S CRIME OF COURAGE, HONOR AND RESISTING TYRANNY (tags)

THE VINDICATION OF LYNNE STEWART

FOR REAL JUSTICE-FREE LYNNE STEWART (tags)

WE NEED LAWYERS WHO ARE FUSS-MAKERS NOT RAINMAKERS

Academia -- Science, Self-Deception and Denial. (tags)

Space Drones, Black Programs, the Unveiling of U.S. Military Offensives in Weather as a Weapon, and the Coming Permanent State of Emergency.

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?

Shock and Awe Revisited (tags)

While it may have appeared to American T.V. viewers that 'Shock and Awe' was merely a catchy media label for the U.S. bombing campaign in Iraq, its actual origins, and a whole theory of warfare, are found in a 1996 advisory report published by the National Defense University.

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.

BTL:CEO Pay in Defense, Oil Industry Skyrocket, as Workers' Wages Decline (tags)

Interview with Sarah Anderson, a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies & co-author of the "Executive Excess 2006" salary survey, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

THE SINGULAR STORY OF THE CUBAN FIVE (tags)

THE SINGULAR STORY OF THE CUBAN FIVE

Destruction (tags)

Not construction, not instruction, DESTRUCTION.

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.... -------------------------------

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.

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.

Get your New Cameros Now! (tags)

Forget Uncle Sam sweetening the pot! For $40.000 an enlister is willing to trade his place onb the front for yours even if you are 42 Years Old! and if it becomes a hardship you get a WHOLE $750.00 a month can you say sustainability?

Ehud and Hitler (tags)

Ehud and his mentor

Some Courageious Thinking People in Israel (tags)

We wanted to protest the foolishness of this war," attorney Yifat Solel, who also serves on the Meretz board of directors, told Haaretz. "It's obvious that a military operation would cause the harming of innocents, and that the most significant achievement would be reached only through diplomatic negotiations."

This war toy will only cost every man, woman, and child in the USA $700 (tags)

Wow what a bargin!!! At $200 billion this anti-missile systems will only cost $700 for every man, woman, and child in the USA. What a bargin! Lets buy it now in case of the one in a million chance that North Korea starts shooting missiles at the good old United States of Amerika!

Michael Ray pleads guilty (tags)

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

Lebanese defense minister: Army will fight ground invasion (tags)

"The Lebanese army - and I stress - the Lebanese army will resist and defend and will prove that it is an army that deserves respect," he said.

Bush to pretend to obey Supreme Court decision and treat POWs fairly (tags)

U.S. will give detainees Geneva rights [well Bush will pretend to give them Geneva rights]

The Bush Administration's Dual Loyalties (tags)

Since the long-forgotten days when the State Department's Middle East policy was run by a group of so-called Arabists, U.S. policy on Israel and the Arab world has increasingly become the purview of officials well known for tilting toward Israel. From the 1920s roughly to 1990, Arabists, who had a personal history and an educational background in the Arab world and were accused by supporters of Israel of being totally biased toward Arab interests, held sway at the State Department and, despite having limited power in the policymaking circles of any administration, helped maintain some semblance of U.S. balance by keeping policy from tipping over totally toward Israel. But Arabists have been steadily replaced by their exact opposites, what some observers are calling Israelists, and policymaking circles throughout government now no longer even make a pretense of exhibiting balance between Israeli and Arab, particularly Palestinian, interests.

Igniting A Revolution: Voices in Defense of the Earth = by Anthony J. Nocella, II (tags)

Igniting A Revolution: Voices in Defense of the Earth = A conversation and lecture by Anthony J. Nocella, II & other guests

Stop "Divine Strake" Bombing in Newe Sogobia (NTS); May 28 (tags)

On May 28, 2006 dozens of indigenous, environmental justice and peace and disarmament organizations will converge at the Peace Camp outside the Nevada Test Site near Mercury Nevada to protest the Divine Strake test scheduled for June 2, but now apparently postponed to June 23.

Tom DeLay,Titan Corp,Skyway Communications, 9/11,Cocaine Trafficking,and Bloody Murder (tags)

Daniel Hopsicker continues his own one man investigation into the Venice,Florida Saudi terrorist flight school of Jeb Bush and Katherine Harris pal, Wally Hilliard,putting our'establishment' media to shame and disgrace once again.New York Times,CNN,USA Today,Wall Street Journal, should all hide in shame,as well as CBS, NBC,ABC,et.al. Rupert Murdoch and Fox 'News' should be put on trial for aiding murder,torture and rape so vile.

Christ Wars Bushite Enemies for the Love of our Living God (tags)

The Greatest Audio Recording Ever in the History of Our Humanity. So, don't miss it!

ALERT! Whales In Danger from Military Manuevers in Pacific: Navy Comment Period to Close (tags)

Time is running out for melon head whales who were vicitimized before when USN sonar tests caused them to beach themselves. In at least one recent case this has caused them to die. There is STILL TIME LEFT for you to take action with the NRDC...

EZLN announces new red alert (tags)

As of the afternoon of May 3, Subcommandante Marcos of the EZLN (National Zapatista Army of Liberation) announced during a public act in Mexico City a new red alert and closure of Zapatista caracoles and suspension of activities of La Otra Campaña, which has now become a struggle to support the people of Texcoco, who for the past two days have been experiencing severe government repression.

STOP ANTI-IMMIGRANT RAIDS AND ARRESTS, (tags)

The Coalition in Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR) vehemently condemns the latest series of raids of the Bush administration authorities against undocumented immigrants all over the nation most particularly in the East Coast that arrested more than 1,800 immigrants. Particularly, the CDIR is concerned with the raids conducted against the Filipinos during unholy hours in Chicago, Illinois and the nearby areas of that state. In those areas of the Midwest, many of the undocumented Filipinos work as caregivers or some other health care occupation.

Rice Accused Of Leaking Sensitive Defense Info To Israel Lobbyist... (tags)

Rice Accused Of Leaking Sensitive Defense Info To Israel Lobbyist...

FREE THE LAST OF THE OHIO SEVEN (tags)

RICHARD WILLAIMS RECENTLY DIED IN PRISON. NOW IS THE TIME TO CALL FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE TWO REMAINING SEVEN IN PRISON, JAAN LAAMAN AND TOM MANNING.

ALL-OUT FOR April 15 Mass Student Action—Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win! (tags)

The Coalition in Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR) – People’s Community Organization for Reform and Empowerment (People’s CORE) calls on all students and youth, immigrants and advocates to go all-out today, April 15, to the streets!

NO TO RACIST COMPROMISES ON THE SENATE’S IMMIGRATION REFORM OVERHAUL BILL: FULL IM (tags)

We, in the Coalition in Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR) – Los Angeles and the People’s Community Organization for Reform and Empowerment (People’s CORE) Immigrant Rights and Social Justice Program (IRSJP), express our indignation and alarm over the compromise that was hammered out in the in the so-called “Immigration Reform Overhaul Bill” in the US Senate today, April 6, 2006. The CDIR and People’s CORE call on all immigrant rights advocates, all immigrants and everyone who loves freedom and go all out for the May 1 Great American Boycott – A Day Without Immigrants. Let us all act to stop racism and build a new movement for and in defense of civil rights and human rights that are being trampled upon in the belly of this capitalist beast. Defend Immigrant Rights, FULL RIGHTS FOR IMMIGRANTS, NOW! #

Local Sailor Killed in Iraq (tags)

A 20-year-old sailor from South Gate died April 2 "as a result of enemy action" in the Iraqi province of Al Anbar, the U.S. Department of Defense released Tuesday.

No yellow ribbons from this ex-marine (tags)

We can and should support troops-to-be, but do so before they become troops. We should post a warning sign, and disclaimer, in all recruiting stations. Prospective enlistees should be told that their new employer will not be the Department of Defense, but the Department of War; and that their service will not be in the defense of freedom and democracy, but in the building of an empire for America's powerful elite. And that their countrymen, for all the yellow ribbons and pseudo-patriotic talk, will ultimately blame them for the added terrorism they instigate with their wars. Just like there is truth in lending, we should demand truth in recruitment.

Legal Defense for Walkouts (tags)

Legal Defense for Students Participating in Walkouts

More than a million march in Los Angeles, other US cities in defense of immigrant rights (tags)

In the largest demonstration in California’s history, well over half a million people marched through downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, March 25, in defense of immigrant rights and to protest the government attacks on immigrants, especially undocumented workers.

Support Daniel McGowan [March Update] (tags)

Update: Daniel has been out on bail since February 8th and is on house arrest. He is on electronic monitoring and is allowed outside of his apartment two hours a week to check in with his pre-trial officer. He is in New York City, eagerly working on his legal defense, employed part-time at WomensLaw.org and spending time with family and friends. He is extremely grateful of all the support he has received from the community.

Ms (tags)

Sir Paul and Heather McCartney on the Larry King show on CNN - Friday, March 3, 2006, to speak about the cruel, barbaric, and archaic Canadian annual Canadian baby Harp seal massacres for their fur.

A Canadian Soldier's Life Held in Contempt - The Verdict (tags)

A Canadian Soldier's Life Held in Contempt - The Verdict

IRAN VOWS TO PUT ISRAEL INTO "AN ETERNAL COMA" IF ATTACKED (tags)

IRAN TELLS ISRAEL: 'MAKE MY DAY!'... If Israel attacks, Iran says it would respond so strongly that it would put Israel into "an eternal coma".

A Wizard's defense on behalf of our Humanity - Last Call (tags)

These are the only motions than were filed on behalf of Johnny Wizard's defense on behalf of our Humanity. A man arrested for threatening the continuing existence of the lawless demon anti-Christ, Our Mr. bush Jnr.

Christ's Recorded Statement to America (tags)

"Holy Christ.."

Peace, Truth. and Ramsey Clark (tags)

Why, the question is being asked, does a high profile American defend people and causes that are not only anti-Establishment, but anti-American as well?

Repost of NBC News story on Pentagon spying (tags)

The story says that they spied on last year protest in Hollywood

Pentagon spying on Americans? (tags)

A year ago, at a Quaker Meeting House in Lake Worth, Fla., a small group of activists met to plan a protest of military recruiting at local high schools. What they didn't know was that their meeting had come to the attention of the U.S. military.

A Stunning Win for Mumia Abu-Jamal (tags)

In a startling new development, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia has agreed to hear arguments on three claims by Pennsylvania death-row prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal that his 1982 trial and state appeal were tainted by constitutional violations.

YOU paid for this. (tags)

Bat Mitzvahs and Bulletproof Vests--American Aravice

George W Bush is America's #1 Enemy (tags)

As for democracy, I'm all for it: it's far past due, and high time we try it! I'm not at all satisfied with the "democracy" we have: rather than just the ears and tail of the animal, I want the whole beast.

homeless and jobless (tags)

living in enemy territory without means, rnc=vc

The “awful truth” is at hand. (tags)

"The article below is a brutal message of betrayal. More than 2100 U.S. families are suffering indescribable loss as a direct consequence of this massive deception, while the “losses” for the people of Iraq are simply unimaginable."

Canadian Treasury says uncle to Royal Jubilee Petition (tags)

This petiton to the Queen you will read below was replied to by her majesty's Royal Secretary and caused the Treasury Board of Canada to be sat down and briefed as to it's explicit accuracy by the senior analyst for the Canadian Treasury Board. Since Slavery is implied in this petition and it was verified as correct by treasury we can all wake up to the truth we are indeed slaves and must review our options.

The Shit Hitting the Fan (tags)

Hasta La Victoria Siempre

Freedom For Leonard Peltier (tags)

Fasting In Solidarity

UN-banned weapon system can trigger hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis (tags)

The UN has banned it. It's reported to be in the arsenal of several nations, including the U.S. It's reported to be OPERATIONAL. What are we going to do about this weapon system? And did it play a role in creating Hurricane Katrina or in steering her along her murderous path?

Report From Protest Against Rumsfeld (tags)

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

Defense of America Rooted in Lies (tags)

Two wars based on 9-11 are based on fraud.

Local Janitor’s Strike against Defense Contractors. (tags)

Local Janitor’s Strike against Defense Contractors.

Help Local Activist: Free Dele Ailemen (tags)

Dept. of Defense Town Hall Meeting, 6/29/05: Recruitment ? (tags)

Recruitment question/answers and more......

apologies from the NWO (tags)

these idiot phds here are sons of teller no doubt and basically just in it for the money---NOTICE THE PART ABOUT ASSET DEFENSE. THIS IS APOLOGY AND JUSTIFIFCATION (JUST THE BEGINNING -2004) BY THE LYING SHYSTERS WHO HAVE BEEN EXPERIMENTING ON YOU AND YOURS FOR THE LAST 5 YEARS HEAVY....BE WELL ADVISED DIRECTED ENERGY WEAPONS ARE WHAT THE CHEMTRAILING IS ALL ABOUT, BUT MACRO, AND WITH NO REGARD FOR YOUR HEALTH...THESE SCUMBAGS ARE ONLY INTERESTED IN THINGS LIKE LOCAL ASSET DEFENSE....HAHA...B

Fundraiser Barbeque for GG activists Saturday June 18th, Victory Park, Pasadena. (tags)

an announcement for a legal defense fundraiser barbeque on Saturday June 18th, Victory Park, Pasadena.

Video: In Defense of the Biscuit (tags)

"In Defense of the Biscuit is simultaneously beautiful, heartbreaking, and inspiring. It is the story of one of the most beautiful places on earth, and of the courageous individuals and groups who are defending this place from devastation caused by huge corporations and criminal logging company operators who are protected in their illegal activities by armed (selective) law enforcement officers. Watch this film, and then go join these or other activists on the front lines of forest defense". Derrick Jensen, author, A Language Older Than Words, The Culture of Make Believe.

Unfair Sentencing (tags)

Clark County Public Defender Phil Kohn, seen in his office in May 2004, says he has noticed a trend in which illegal immigrants are getting prison time when probation usually is warranted.

DVD: Troops Exposed to DU (tags)

Beyond Treason, a DVD documentary set about US troops exposure to depleted Uranium is due during the summer 2005

Guess who REALLY Killed Tom Hurndall! (tags)

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US Defense Dept Official Takes Polygraph on PAX TV show “Lie Detector” May 24 (tags)

United States Defense Department Intelligence Investigative Office Supervisor to The Office of the Secretary of Defense Timothy S. McNiven aka “Grillfire” http://www.codenamegrillfire.com/images/id.jpg will appear on the Tuesday May 24, 2005 show of “Lie Detector” on PAX TV.

General Aoun addresses the crowd at Martyrs Square one hour after his return from exile (tags)

Oh Great People of Lebanon! I told you one day that the world can crush me but it won’t get me to sign. I return to you today and the world has neither crushed me nor did it get me to sign. I once told you, shame on a world that is afraid of a general in battle fatigues who has to tell the world that life, that existence outside the realm of freedom is a form of death. Here I am today, returning to you to a Lebanon that has recovered its sovereignty, freedom and independence.

Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)

Staff Sgt. Juan De Dios Garcia-Arana died Saturday when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle was attacked by enemy forces in Khaladiyah, Iraq, Defense Department officials said

England Pleads Guilty to Some Abu Ghraib Charges (tags)

A short article about Lynndie England's guilty plea in regard to charges related to the Abu Ghraib scandal.

BTL:Failure of Bush Administration's Clear Skies Initiative Activates... (tags)

...Regulations to Weaken Environmental Enforcement ~ Interview with John Walke, director of the Natural Resources Defense Council's clean air program, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

New Pentagon plans to conquer nations, secure oil, advance globalization, militarize space (tags)

Need some motivation to march for peace this Saturday and to keep working for peace every day? Then please read the following. And please forward it far and wide.

Remembering Rachel, Recognizing Oppression (tags)

SUMMARY:The West Coastrecently hosted a visit by Amy Goodman, spurring some debate but widespread admiration. On Wednesday March 16, Democracy now spotlights the Corrie killing, also hotly debated in these parts. Stein asks if we recognize "sowing of bitterness, suspicion and intolerance as crimes in themselves".

The Intolerable Conviction of Lynne Stewart (tags)

"I see myself as being a symbol of what the people rail against when they say our civil liberties are eroded. This case could be, I hope it will be, a wakeup call to all of the citizens of this country and all of the people who live here that you can’t lock up the lawyers. You can’t tell the lawyers how to do their job. You’ve got to let them operate. And I will fight on. I am not giving up. I know I commited no crime. I know what I did was right."

Attorney Lynne Stewart, after her Feb. 10 conviction on felony charges

In April 2002, then U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft personally announced to the news media that the government had indicted radical civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart on serious charges of "conspiracy, providing material support to terrorists and defrauding the U.S. government."

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LAPD Kills Again (tags)

questions and suggestions relating to the LAPD murder of 13 year old

JDL VS. JDO: are there differences? (tags)

What are the differences, if any, between the JDL (Jewish Defense league) and the JDO (Jewish Defense Organization)?

Chertoff Buried Early Evidence of Bush Torture Campaign in Afghanistan (tags)

The nominee for new Homeland Security secretary, back in 2002, worked hard to keep the public from hearing courtroom testimony that would have revealed the Bush government’s new campaign of torture, allowing it to spread from Afghanistan to Guantanamo to Iraq.

San Diego War Tech Expo (tags)

San Diego: Warfare And Technologies Exposition Open to the Public

Help Demand an Investigation into U.S. Military Harassment of Muslim Websites (tags)

So, you say you would have stood up and defended Hitler's first victims? What are you doing about Bush's first victims?

The Defense Intelligence Agency Is Waging War On Americans (Details) (tags)

In contradiction to their pledge to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America, the Department of Defense is violating the First Amendment.

ACLU: Wake Up and Pay Attention (tags)

If the ACLU is to expose COINTELPRO, they need to expand their project to include the Defense Intelligence Agency and military contractors.

ACLU: Wake Up and Pay Attention (tags)

The ACLU needs to expand its investigation. The new CONTELPRO is a military operation.

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?

Immigrant Detainees Hunger Strike (tags)

2 detainees at Passaic County Jail are in their 9th day of hunger strike demanding their release.  They are struggling for all the immigrant detainees who are being held as criminals and torn away from their families and communities.

Nunavut Defense Forces Block Attempt on Bush (tags)

Heroic Bush Saved Again!!!

14,000 DEAD AMERICAN SOLDIERS IN IRAQ (tags)

Major General Safavi said that the US CASUALTIES in Iraq exceeded 10,600 DEAD, and according to some figures it stood at 14,000 dead which accounted for 10 percent of the American soldiers.

National Task Force Established to Free Mumia (tags)

report on a national meeting of Mumia Abu-Jamal activists

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.

Beyond Dissent by Jeff Luers (tags)

Jeff Luers' Latest Communique

IT'S ALWAYS PALESTINIAN PROPERTY THAT IS SEIZED FOR THE APARTHEID WALL. (tags)

No Justice. No Peace. http://www.btselem.org/English/Separation_Barrier/Index.asp. A Blessing on the Olive Trees! and the people of Palestine!

Defense Technology Pepper Spray Dangers (tags)

Humboldt pepper spray defendents are dealing with a powerful corporation that manufactures pepper spray claimed to be safe. Prison inmates, homeless and mentally ill are subject to exposure to this same product falsely advertised as a "safe alternative".

9/7: Today, U.S. Reach 1,000 Military Deaths in Iraq! (tags)

By: Iraq Watch - Peace No War Network September 7, 2004

Plea For Clemency (tags)

Open Letter to Governor Owens of Colorado regarding the upcoming September 10th, 2004 sentencing of Constitutional ativist, Rick Stanley (www.stanley2002.org) who is facing up to 32 years in prison for exercising his constitutionally guaranteed rights.

REAL LIFE BIOTECH IN THE USA (tags)

REAL.

I am Re-Born and stronger now (tags)

Like the magnificent Phoenix, I have risen from the ashes of my former life and I have grown stronger, more powerful and much more wise.

Afghans Released From Gitmo Return to Terrorism (tags)

Quick, more crying about "human rights" from lefty loons about these Willie Al-Hortons!

Our $8 Trillion Headache (tags)

Since taking office, George W. Bush taking has taken the national debt (in decline thanks to four years of surpluses) on an upwards trajectory -- and now he needs a $690 billion. Grand total? $8 TRILLION!

Gwen Araujo Mistrial: Town Hall & Demonstration (tags)

the jury that heard the case against the murderers of Gwen Araujo, the young transgender women who was killed last year in Newark, California, were unable to agree on a verdict and the judge was forced to declare a mistrial.

GOP blocks war-profiteering amendment (tags)

The Leahy/Daschle amendment would have created new penalties -- including up to 20 years in jail -- for government contractors convicted of inflating the cost of goods or services.

Yes its true, the Pentagon is spying on you! (tags)

The military industrial complex is ready to take aim at patriotic americans who want freedom.

International Call for Support and Action (resist the DNC) (tags)

We will resist the DNC with all of our might. We will make the delegates realize we do not want them in our fair city. We will refuse to recognize the State and we will continue to fight against the crook that is nominated. We will not ask for freedom, we will demand it.

Art Event to Benefit Tre Arrow (tags)

Join us for the Fancy Schmancy Art Event. Amazing art, from across the country and Europe will be on display and up for bidding! In the end, this effort is for the defense, not of just one man, but of JUSTICE!!

Ronald Reagan, 93, dies at California home (tags)

Ronald Reagan, the one-time movie actor who became one of the nation's most important 20th-century presidents, died today at his California home. He was 93.

The US nuclear option and the "War on Terrorism" (tags)

the Bush Administration has embarked upon a military adventure which threatens the future of humanity.

Update on Tre Arrow (tags)

Tre Arrow's next two hearings are both set for Monday, May 31st in Vancouver B.C. The first , an Admissibility for Refugee Status, is scheduled for 10am, followed by a Realease (bail) hearing. If he is found admissible for refugee status, then he could potentially be released. Contributions are urgently needed for bail and legal expenses.

'They Just Wanted it to Go Away' (tags)

'The Stupidest Thing the Army Could Have Done is Charge These Reservists...Any Defense Lawyer is Going to Push to Find Out Who Was Really Calling the Shots at Abu Ghurayb,' Says Defendant's Lawyer

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

home land defense (tags)

It's every person's right to defend his or her own life. By extension, defending your family is noble and good, and defending your community from invasion by terrorists is generally a good thing.

Costly US intel failures continue in Iraq (tags)

Two seperate reports clearly demonstrate that a "process for systematic sharing of intelligence and tactics is badly needed" -- proving that the lessons from 9/11 have not been learned

Conspirators of the Iraq war (tags)

A high-ranking military officer reveals how Defense Department extremists suppressed information and twisted the truth to drive the country to war.

Free Bily Cottrell support & defense network established! (tags)

23 year old Caltech PhD student, Billy Cottrell's arrest last month was the latest in a string of reckless, desperate attempts by the FBI to apprehend those responsible for an ELF action that occurred in late August involving southland SUV dealerships. Since his arrest he has been held in questionable conditions and has repeatedly been denied bail, all the while maintaining his innocence. Billy's in urgent need of support letters and people whom he can communicate with. Please let him know that we support him, are watching his case and are mobilizing to get him out!

Will Murdered Transgender Teen Be Tried Postmortem? (tags)

Attorneys for defendants in Northern California trial for 2002 murder of Transgender woman plans a "blame the victim" defense.

Israeli Attack on U.S. Ship Reveals Failure (tags)

Israeli Attack on U.S. Ship Reveals Failure

UGSOA (tags)

UGSOA members are you UNHAPPY with UGSOA ? If So Contact SPFPA !

Making the US safer? The jokes on us... (tags)

The Bush administration is running its election campaign on the assertion that it has made the US safer. Is this true? A report in today's LA Times indicates that in fact, the Bush administration has done precisely the opposite. How so?

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)

Denise Moehlman For L.A. District Attorney! (tags)

Denise For District Attorney P.O. Box 433 Torrance CA 90508-0433 (818) 769.2035 Fax: (310) 618.1950 E-mail: 76170.1423@compuserve.com For Immediate Release: January 30, 2004 For Information: Denise Moehlman (310) 562.3654 Jan Tucker (310) 618.9596

Heiress Executed (tags)

An heiress of a chiefly Hawaiian lineage was shot to death in the old sugar mill town of Paia, Maui, Hawaii ....

U.S. Intelligence: Premature Extrapolation (tags)

Several of PNAC's most powerful advocates are now senior members of the Bush administration, including Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Lewis Libbey, Vice President Cheney's chief of staff, and Undersecretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz.

Latest deaths of U.S. soldiers in Iraq (tags)

TIKRIT, Iraq - The number of American service members who have died in the Iraq conflict since war started last March reached 500 Saturday after a roadside bomb exploded near Baghdad, killing three U.S. soldiers and two Iraqi civil defense troopers.

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

Mr. President, have you no shame? (tags)

Our Republican Party has outdone the worst of the Democrat taxers and spenders, all the while smugly touting the lie about which party overspends.

Collective sentences passed in Sweden. Nixon Nuñez excommunicated by law (tags)

Collective sentences passed in Sweden. Nixon NuNez excommunicated by law

Ex-Pentagon Officials Sentenced in Fraud (tags)

Where were all the billions poured into defense were going, given that our kids in Iraq don't have basic supplies?

Politicizing War on FOX News (tags)

"FOX News exists to bludgeon even timid anti-imperialist voices, whether they emanate from the Right or Left."

The Boykin Affair Still simmers (tags)

One top U.S. official noted that when the Boykin story broke, it "was the worst day of my life. . . .It confirmed [the] conspiracy theory that the war on terrorism is really a war on Islam."

Civil Liberties Defense Coalition - NEEDS YOUR HELP! (tags)

WE NEED YOUR HELP! For the Los Angeles City Council Resolution against the USA PATRIOT Act, and other related measures.

URGENT SUPPORT NEEDED IN MIAMI (tags)

URGENT SUPPORT NEEDED FOR ACTIVISTS PROTESTING THE FTAA AS PER COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY INTERNATIONAL ANSWER TODAY NOV 22, 2003

A Sad Day For Civil Liberty In Israel (tags)

The only "Democracy" in the Middle East locks up a Man for writing a Pamphlet informing people of their Legal "Rights".

Cannon Fodder (tags)

The Bush administration has cut veteran's benefits and forced wounded soldiers to pay for hospital meals. They have kept returning sick and wounded soldiers in horrible conditions on US military bases and made them wait months for doctor's appointments. Now, they plan to close schools and commissaries on military bases and privatize the remaining commissaries. Oh well, that is more money for Halliburton, Bechtel and all other corporations which profit immensely from war.

hush hush Richard N. Perle Secret lunch. (tags)

In January of this year, Khashoggi arranged a private lunch, in France, to bring together Harb Saleh al-Zuhair, a Saudi industrialist whose family fortune includes extensive holdings in construction, electronics, and engineering companies throughout the Middle East, and Richard N. Perle (member of 1-Council on Foreign Relations. 2-Zionist), the chairman of the Defense Policy Board, who is one of the most outspoken and influential American advocates of war with Iraq.

BTL:Thousands of Iraqis Killed During War Contributes Toward... (tags)

...Resistance Against U.S. Occupation. Interview with Carl Conetta, co-director at the Project on Defense Alternatives, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

John Allen Muhammad Trial Day Fifteen 11/3/03 (tags)

The book was "The Tao of Health, Sex and Longevity" when these books were entered in as evidence; the media viewing room became very silent, you could hear a 'rat pissing on cotton' why? because Black wisdom was being revealed.

Howard Dean’s Anti-Constitution Message (tags)

Dean's Disdain for the Bill of Rights

L'affaire Boykin (tags)

The religious right, their Republican Party supporters, conservative columnists and television commentators all have leapt to defend General Boykin for stating that, "George Bush was not elected by a majority of the voters in the United States ... he was appointed by God ... He's in the White House because God put him there."

The National Defense Myth (tags)

Donald Rumsfeld puts on a good face for the public, but an internal memo revealed by MSNBC shows startling confusion. "We lack metrics to know if we are winning or losing the global war on terror," he writes. "Is our current situation such that 'the harder we work, the behinder we get'?"

Defending the Families Sued by the RIAA (tags)

Copied from Kuroshin - a personal account of the garbage the RIAA (located in this town) are doing to music lovers.

BTL:Supporters of Imprisoned Native American Activist Leonard Peltier Continue Fight for.. (tags)

...His Parole Release. Interview with David Hill, director of the Leonard Peltier Defense Committee, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

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

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

Bush Stance on Syria Hit Shows Neo-Cons Still Hold Sway (tags)

Bush Stance on Syria Hit Shows Neo-Cons Still Hold Sway

BTL: Environmental Groups Rally Public to Oppose Bush-backed Energy Bill (tags)

Interview with Sharon Buccino, Natural Resources Defense Council conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Pentagon Whistleblower Reveals CIA- DoD Fiascos (tags)

The Pentagon whistleblower, Nelda Rogers, is a 28-year veteran debriefer for the Defense Department. She has become so concerned for her safety that she decided to tell the story about this latest CIA-military fiasco in Iraq.

Protest of 27 pilots highlights class divisions in Israel (tags)

Palestine-Israel

Morn the loss of MURDERED Saudi Anarchists on this day (tags)

The United States Government MURDERED ITS OWN CITIZENS. I support civil rights for unjustly held prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. Join the Anarchists Defense League

Do not be a coward! Stand up! (tags)

On this day two years ago, a clique within the United States Government, aided by Mossad, murdered 3,000 Americans in a deliberate act designed to seize power, strip Americans of their civil liberties, and wage an illegal and genocidal war against the people of the Middle East.

Wild West Show (tags)

Lewis H. Lapham is editor of Harper's magazine. Other articles can be found at http://www.harpers.org.

More Than 17 Years Later, Mumia Abu-Jamal Still Guilty (tags)

Somebody aked for a bit of the overwhelming evidence aginst Cooke. Here's just a very small bit of the Mountain of it.

Research as a Weapon: Manipulating, Falsifying and Repressing (tags)

"The American oil economy which the Bush administration represents also profits from scientific falsification. Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton declared that Arctic oil drilling would not endanger cariboo."Trans fr German

Los Angeles Indymedia Center Interviews Sherman Austin (tags)

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

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.

Good news! George W. Bush's "free market" economic policies are working! (tags)

The biggest surge in defense spending since the Korean War era helped drive U.S. economic growth ahead at a surprisingly brisk 2.4 percent annual clip in the second quarter, the Commerce Department said on Thursday.

Pentagon's Terrorism Futures Market Plan Condemned (tags)

The Pentagon [was about to set] up a stock-market style system in which investors would bet on terror attacks, assassinations and other events in the Middle East. Defense officials hope[d] to gain intelligence and useful predictions while investors who guessed right would win profits.

Anti-war nuns go to prison. You go, gerrrrs! (tags)

DENVER - Calling them "dangerously irresponsible," a federal judge sentenced three nuns to at least 2 1/2 years in prison Friday for vandalizing a nuclear missile silo during an anti-war protest last fall.

Where is Iraq War Instigator, Richard Perle? (tags)

It?s a certainty that the idea of ?regime change? for Baghdad was first hustled in Zionist Israel. A 1996 paper concocted by Perle, Douglas Feith and David Wurmser, entitled, ?A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Security the Realm,? called for, inter alia, ?the removal of Saddam Hussein and the installation of a Hashemite monarchy in Baghdad.?

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

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.

A New Hard-Liner at the DEA (tags)

Though the Republican Party prides itself on being a champion of state sovereignty, one need only mention a phrase like "medical marijuana" to see how quickly the Administration of George W. Bush becomes hostile to the notion of the autonomy of states.

Nothing but lip service (tags)

Then there’s military tax relief — or the lack thereof. As Bush and Republican leaders in Congress preach the mantra of tax cuts, they can’t seem to find time to make progress on minor tax provisions that would be a boon to military homeowners, reservists who travel long distances for training and parents deployed to combat zones, among others.

Tulsa Pro-Peace Bicycle Driver Arrested On False Charges (tags)

Free Speech Ain't Free

Pentagon Whistleblower Reveals CIA/ DoD Fiascos (tags)

The problem became evident when “the operation in Iraq involved 100 people, all of whom apparently are now dead, having succumbed to so-called ‘friendly fire.’ The scope of this operation included the penetration of the Central Bank of Iraq, other large commercial banks in Baghdad, the Iraqi National Museum and certain presidential palaces where monies and bullion were secreted.”

Rumsfeld lobbies locals to celebrate the invasion of Iraq (tags)

"I got the impression that they had a list of every city in the nation that had applied for a pyrotechnics permit, and were calling them to persuade them to be part of the program," said one OC city official.

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"?

Does the Pentagon Have Amnesia on Lynch? (tags)

As you can see there is a wide gap between the facts as reported initially and the manner in which they are being reported now. As I understand the Defense Department's position, these recent accounts are "outrageous, patently false and unsupported by the facts."(3) At the same time, Defense Department officials now seem to be qualifying their earlier statements. For example, Bryan Whitman, Department of Defense spokesman, reportedly said "the U.S. military never claimed that the troops came under fire when they burst into the hospital."(4)

GAO Triples Estimates of Gulf War Fallout (tags)

So the truth comes to light 10 years later. I guess it will be another 10 years before they post the truth about Iraq War II Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, June 3, 2003; Page A21

Major Watergate-like scandal over WMD? (tags)

WASHINGTON, Jun 2 (IPS) - When all three major U.S. newsweeklies--Time, Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report--run major features on the same day on possible government lying, you can bet you have the makings of a major scandal.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM KOBE SBM (tags)

Please give to our Eric Robert Rudolph defense fund.

A PNAC Primer: How We Got Into This Mess (tags)

In the early-1990s, there was a group of ideologues and power-politicians on the fringe of the Republican Party's far-right. The members of this group in 1997 would found The Project for the New American Century (PNAC); their aim was to prepare for the day when the Republicans regained control of the White House -- and, it was hoped, the other two branches of government as well -- so that their vision of how the U.S. should move in the world would be in place and ready to go, straight off-the-shelf into official policy.

Libertarian ideals smash face-first into drunks (tags)

Last year MADD ranked Massachusetts as one of the three worst states at fighting drunken driving and underage drinking, mainly because its laws do not mandate that blood alcohol levels above the legal limit are proof of intoxication.

THE NEW JERSEY AIR NATIONAL GUARD TRAITORS (tags)

The installation's mission is to maintain fighter aircraft on continuous peacetime air defense alert to preserve U.S. air sovereignty. During wartime, the mission is to mobilize personnel and equipment for deployment to designated locations and to use air-to-air munitions in strategic defense of the North American continent.

A History of Secret Human Experimentation by U.S. Gov. (tags)

Hi, I'm from the Government and I'm here to help you.

Going Backwards Defense Execs Get Top Pentagon Posts (tags)

While Rumsfeld's aides defended the selections, some Pentagon officials bridled because of their daily battles with poor contractor performance and cost overruns. "They are bringing in the sharks," said Chuck Spinney, an Air Force system analyst. But Spinney conceded that Rumsfeld was caught in the predictable bind of finding experts for a new administration.

911 Families, Investigators Demand Truth About Air Security (tags)

Senator Robert Graham (D-FL), head of the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into the incident is calling the Bush administration's refusal to release the report of the Congressional joint inquiry to the Commission a "cover-up".

F.B.I REPORT:JDL ZIONISTS AMONG TOP USA TERROR GROUPS (tags)

Four out of five people we asked have no idea who the JDL are, much less know that they are one of the TOP TEN FBI ACTIVE TERRORIST GANGS IN THE USA.

THE PROJECT FOR THE NEW AMERICAN CENTURY (tags)

MoveOn Bulletin Friday, May 9, 2003

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.

Update: 7th National Conference On Raza Prisoners (tags)

For over 10 years, the Chicano Mexicano Prison Project (a project of Union del Barrio) has been one of the few Mexicano-Raza organizations working to expose the role that the Prison Industry plays in oppression and exploitation of Mexicanos. On May 10, 2003, the Chicano Mexicano Prison Project will organize the 7th National Conference On Raza Prisoners and the 10th Anniversary of CMPP.

Here's That List of Terrorists You Asked For... Mr. President (tags)

I have the latest update on that terrorist list you've been asking for, Mr. President. I keep submitting my reports to Sen. Richard Shelby, the top Republican on the Intelligence Committee , Sen. Bob Graham, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee and Porter Goss, the Florida GOP Rep. and House Intelligence Committee Chairman, but they keep loosing the documents or forgetting I ever gave them the lists... Can you please send it to them for me. I know they will listen to you.

War brings business to Feinstein spouse (tags)

Charles Lewis, executive of the nonpartisan Center for Public Integrity watchdog group in Washington, says that "regardless of whether there is a direct conflict of interest, it's useful to know that the spouse of a sitting senator is getting richer because of what's going on in the world."

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.

FUCK ISRAEL THE COST OF ISRAEL (ARTICLE FROM CS MONITOR) (tags)

WHAT IS THE COST OF ISRAEL TO THE US FIND OUT HERE IN AN ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR (CS MONITOR)

It's the Oil, Stupid (tags)

Oil had nothing to do with Washington's motives for the invasion, we were told. "The only interest the United States has in the region is furthering the cause of peace and stability, not in [Iraq's] ability to generate oil," said press secretary Ari Fleischer in late 2002. But at a January briefing an unnamed "senior Defense official" revealed that Gen. Tommy Franks and his staff "have crafted strategies that will allow us to secure and protect those fields as rapidly as possible in order to preserve those prior to destruction...

HUMAN NEEDS SPENDING VS. WAR SPENDING (tags)

Dear Folks, Some stats from the back of the War Resisters League Pie Chart Flier (Where your tax dollars really go, available at www.warresisters.org), breaking down the domestic costs of war. Peace, Brad Simpson War Resisters League 212-228-0450

Digging out Iraq (tags)

Contracts for reconstruction in Iraq are primarily being handled by the USAID. The US Agency for International Development is headed by Andrew Nastios.

A History Of US Secret Human Experimentation (tags)

The phrase "we're from the Government we're here to help you" generally earns a nose wrinkle of mirthful derision. There is really little funny about the governments misdeeds in violating the rights of it's citizens by using them as unwitting "experimental animals".

PERLE OVER BARREL (tags)

MORE CONFLICTS OF INTEREST COME TO LIGHT AMONG DEFENSE POLICY BOARD MEMBERS. A forthcoming report from the Center for Public Integrity, points out that board member and former CIA chief James Woolsey, is a senior executive at consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., which received $688 million in Pentagon contracts in 2002.

Chicken Hawk Down! (tags)

Key Rumsfeld Adviser Perle Resigns Post

Western Civilization at a Crossroads (tags)

"Peace is not everything but without peace everything is nothing" (Willy Brandt 1982).."The civilization project aims at abolishing war as an institution and at the elimination of force..Justice and the strength of the law should replace right of thestronger."

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.

Jewish Organizations Worried About Backlash for Iraq War (tags)

"Buchanan responded that, 'Like a squid, Mr. Perle is emitting this inky fluid of alleged anti-Semitism to cover up his own tracks of warmongering. Let one and all read my 5,000-word article . . . and judge for themselves whether the charge against me is valid or Mr. Perle is an agent of influence of a foreign power.'"

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?

Halliburton wins contract on Iraq oil firefighting (tags)

HOUSTON, March 6 (Reuters) - A Halliburton Co. (nyse: HAL - news - people) subsidiary Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR) has won the contract to oversee any firefighting operations at Iraqi oilfields after any U.S.-led invasion, a Defense Department source said on Thursday.

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.

"Reconsidering Our Victory in the Gulf War (tags)

An interesting, provocative reconsideration of the events of the Gulf War

The Project for the New American Century. (tags)

he People versus the Powerful is the oldest story in human history. At no point in history have the Powerful wielded so much control. At no point in history has the active and informed involvement of the People, all of them, been more absolutely required.

The President's Real Goal in Iraq (tags)

The official story on Iraq has never made sense. The connection that the Bush administration has tried to draw between Iraq and al-Qaida has always seemed contrived and artificial. In fact, it was hard to believe that smart people in the Bush administration would start a major war based on such flimsy evidence. The pieces just didn't fit. Something else had to be going on; something was missing.

Why we shouldn't go to War; Any War! (tags)

The United States Department of Defense has committed acts of intentional physical and psychological trauma, premeditated murder and treason. This is not a 'Liberal Left' vs 'Conservative Right' issue, this has nothing to do with Politics at all, this is about a Crime which was committed against our Military Personal while in the course of performing their duties.

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…

Richard Perle: Israeli Spy? YOU DECIDE ! (tags)

Want to know more about the men who are sending your son to fight in Iraq? Wondering just who's country he going to fight for: America? or Israel? Go to google an put in ("richard perle", espionage, jackson) There are more than 130 articles. Below is one:

mindless defense spending is the PROBLEM (tags)

yes, making war for profit is wrong! we must stop the root cause which is OUT OF CONTROL DEFENSE SPENDING!

US Military turned Buccaneers for Oil Endangers Common Defense (tags)

President Bush violates original intent of the US Military and Endangers Common Defense with Nuclear Threat

Ed Rosenthal Trial Update: Gag Order Sought (tags)

Federal Government Seeks to Silence Self-Help Author Ed Rosenthal

Long Beach Cop Watch - GET INVOLVED! (tags)

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Rebuilding Ground Zero And Protecting the Homeland At The Same Time (tags)

Has anybody SEEN the monstrosities they're proposing to replace the WTC towers? If it's true that architecture reflects the nature of a society, we're in bigger trouble than anyone realized.

SINCE 1973, AMERICAN TAX PAYERS PAID $1.6 TRILLION TO ISRAEL (tags)

Since 1973, Israel has cost the United States about $1.6 trillion. If divided by today's population, that is more than $5,700 per person.

Community Defense Program , Meetings every WEDS! (tags)

Meetings every Weds @ 7pm, located at Long Beach REACH Center, 684 Redondo, Long Beach, CA 90814 - ALL WELCOME!

The Clearest Evidence Of Complicity In the 9/11 Attacks. (tags)

They are going to kill us all anyway, so why not stand and fight now.

Little Israel Demands 10 $Billion More! (tags)

Not content with the $4billion we GIVE them every year, not content that Americans will DIE fighting ISRAEL'S enemy, Iraq, Israel NOW demands 10 $billion more!

Long Beach Community Defense Program meetings every Weds @ 7PM! (tags)

Meetings every weds @ LB Reach Center, 684 Redondo, Long Beach, CA @ 7PM

Help Establish a COMMUNITY DEFENSE PROGRAM! (tags)

Please come to general planning meeting, Weds, NOV 20th, 7pm @ LB REACH Center (aka Infoshoppe) located at 684 Redondo, Long Beach, CA 90814. ALL WELCOME!

SIGN ONLINE PETITION --Urgent-- HOMELAND SECURITY ACT (tags)

The HOMELAND SECURITY ACT before the Senate MUST BE AMENDED TO DISALLOW THE "TOTAL INFORMATION AWARENESS" super database system as proposed by John Poindexter of the Information Awareness Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

ACTION ALERT !!! CONTACT YOUR SENATORS NOW !!! (tags)

STAY FOCUSED: if the TOTAL INFORMATION AWARENESS part of HOMELAND SECURITY isn't amended then there will be no future dissent; it's "BIG BROTHER"! CONTACT YOUR SENATORS NOW! (they're voting on it THIS WEEK!)

IRAQ: AMERICA’S EXCUSE FOR REGIONAL DOMINANCE (tags)

Lies and deception mar the Bush record on Iraq, with Administration fabrications forming the basis for war, reports investigative journalist Ritt Goldstein. While Goldstein published this article in Europe, the following piece is his original, un-edited copy.

Protest Dachle (tags)

We need a Senate Dem. Leader that will stand up, rather than rollover. Dashcle is letting Bush and co. get away with murder by continuing his lack of leadership against the new right policies. I urge all to call write their senators and ask that they vote dashcle out as min. leader. Look at this latest legislation that dashcle thinks will pass- (that's your opposition- i think it will pass)... Maybe Boxer has a spine.

ACTION! When Even Safire Is Afraid Of HOMELAND SECURITY Act, You Know It's BAD ! (tags)

When even right-wing fanatics like William Safire are afraid of the "Homeland Security Act", then you know it's scarey. Even though it doesn't have the gut appeal of the War On Iraq, CONTACT your senators NOW ! E-mail at www.congress.org or call NOW!

When Even Safire Is Afraid Of Homeland Security Act, You Know It's Bad ! (tags)

When even right-wing fanatics like William Safire are afraid of the "Homeland Security Act", then you know it's scarey. Even though it doesn't have the gut appeal of the War On Iraq, you should be contacting your senator NOW !

PAT BUCHANAN, POSTER BOY FOR WHAT AILS AMERICA (tags)

Your basic backyard brown shirt...

Fight Police Terror, Nov 20 (tags)

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Introducing the Information Awareness Office (tags)

YOU ARE A SUSPECT: regarding the current homeland security act.

Help us stop POLICE TERROR! R.A.C.U.N Community Defense Program (tags)

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BTL:Poor Families Likely to Lose as Congress Debates Reauthorization of... (tags)

...Welfare Reform Act. Interview with Debbie Weinstein, Children's Defense Fund conducted by Melinda Tuhus.Confrontations.Interview with Peter Kornbluh, of the National Security Archive conducted by Between The Lines' Denise Manzari

Canada's "Woodwards 54" Legal Defense Fund (tags)

A legal defense fund has been established to raise support for the defense of the 54 people charged with civil contempt of a Supreme Court order, at the Woodwards building in Vancouver, Canada, on Sept. 21/02.

First North Korea, now Vieques! (tags)

This is a fine mess you've gotten us into this time, Ollie.

'Let's get Free'-writings by anarchist prisoner Jeff 'Free' Luers available (tags)

read on

Oc 4: Latest News From Iraq--US Hijack UN Resolutions? More US Air Attacks, More Dirty Sec (tags)

By: PeaceNoWar.net At the recent report done by the congressional budget office (CBO) in Washington DC., CBO estimates that the incremental costs of deploying a force to the Persian Gulf would be between $9 billion and $13 billion. Prosecuting a war would cost between $6 billion and $9 billion a month-although how long such a war may last cannot be estimated. After hostilities end, the costs to return U.S. forces to their home bases would range between $5 billion and $7 billion, CBO estimates.

The Bush administration charts course towards global catastrophe (tags)

The biggest threat to world peace and our nation’s security emanates not from the caves of Afghanistan, but from the Oval Office in the White House. If anyone thought that Bush’s talk about unending war was hyperbole, they now know they were wrong.

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.

US Ministry of Fear (tags)

The REAL Shadow US Government at Work

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.

we've got pre-cogs and crime-think (tags)

hmmm

Animal Cruelty: Al-Qaeda's Got Nothin' on the US Military (tags)

The world is rightfully shocked at the alleged puppy experiments of Al-Qaeda. Unreported by the U.S. corporate media are the decades of animal cruelty inflicted by the U.S. Department of Defense. This brief expose reveals a history of U.S. animal abuse that makes Al-Qaeda look like good samaritans.

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.

Israelis behavior make a good case for retro-active state abortion (tags)

Zionazis are the biggest assholes of the planet!!! look at the fascists go!!! Well talking about holocaust denial wow those zionazis are the scum of the earth!!!

Benefit Show for the Falsely Arrested in OC (tags)

Atlachinolli Front is having a benefit show to raise legal defense funds for two falsely arrested Mexica activists in OC, Naui Huitzilopochtli, and Leti Rodriguez. The show will take place on Saturday, August 3rd, at 6PM at the Unitarian Church of OC, 511 S. Harbor Blvd., in Anaheim.

Tank and Air Force Units Activated for deployment around the U.S. (tags)

July 20, 2002WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A few days after President Bush's release of a homeland defense strategy calling for the domestic use of U.S. military forces, the U.S. activated 300-Army National Guard tank battalions as part of a homeland defense force. In a statement released Saturday, president Bush said, the Battalions are equipped with modern battle tanks, the M1A1 Abrams" and "will serve in the homeland defense role within the United States."

Today's Voice: 3-Strikes is Inhumane and Unjust (tags)

The Media tells us what is wrong with the world; Voice4change will tell you what to do about it! Our member organizations are busy organizing, so we want to bring their message to you. Our affiliates are doing great work every day. They need your support…We will be their link to you. Sign on to www.voice4change.org

President Bush Announces Greed Office Defense Initiative (tags)

New cabinet-level office will help fight War on Capitalist Greed

Bush Administration Ignores its Own EPA's Report... (tags)

...Acknowledging Growing Danger of Global Warming. Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus Interviews Jon Coifman, spokesperson of the National Resources Defense Council.

Oregon Anarchist in Prison for 22years for Torching SUVs (tags)

On June 11th, anarchist prisoner Jeff Luers will have served one year of his 22.5 year sentence for torching three SUV's at a car dealership in Eugene, Oregon in the summer of 2000. for more information on how to help support Free, see the website below or write his defense network at the below address.

6th National Conference On Raza Prisoners and Colonialism (tags)

Bulletin Number #1 6th National Conference On Raza Prisoners and Colonialism

ISRAEL & SAUDI BOOST U.S. WAR PLANTS (tags)

The money that U.S. gives to Israel go mainly to U.S.war plants. The Saudis buy $4 billion a year from the same "defense" manufacturing companies. The clout of the Israeli lobby is way overrated. is way o

Who Did It? (tags)

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

Israeli Defense Forces execute Palestinian civilian (tags)

The following pictures were published in a number of Arab media outlets -- they show an unarmed Palestinian civilian, Mahmood Salah, held down, stripped, and executed by the Israeli Defense Forces.

Night Cloud? Ground-Based Missile Test Over The Pacific (tags)

Did you see that weird cloud lit up in the night sky over Southern California Friday evening? It wasn't a bird or a plane, it was Uncle Sam.

BTL: Children's Defense Fund Pushes Congressional Bill to Repair 1996 Welfare... (tags)

Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus spoke with Marian Wright Edelman about her group's proposals to lift children out of poverty, the price tag of the program, and her reaction to the President's adoption of the Defense Fund's slogan.

FREE Leonard Peltier! (tags)

Help free Leonard Peltier from wrongfull imprisonment! Your action needed now!

OPPOSE THE GROWING DOMESTIC MILITARY PRESENCE (tags)

The Pentagon recently announced plans for the creation of a Homeland CINC, or military command. Urge your representatives to oppose military "mission creep" into domestic affairs. (Sample letter below:)

Temp. Legal Fund for raisethefist.com (tags)

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Love V Seeds of Fire (tags)

New approach to war against terrorism gaining ground on Capitol Hill

Bush pulls out of missile treaty (tags)

The Bush Administration announced Thursday that the United States will withdraw from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty, a move many Democrats fear may spur an arms race between the world’s nuclear powers.

Community Defense Brigade Meeting (tags)

A organization is being pulled together to defend our communities from racist attacks

Updated Info on Santa Cruz 2 (tags)

Update on the Santa Cruz 2, including new contact information!

FBI Arrests JDL Chairman, Follower (tags)

LOS ANGELES -- The chairman of the Jewish Defense League was arrested in connection with a failed bombing plot, federal authorities said.

Protest Anaheim Racists/August Shack anti-nazi Protest (tags)

OK, these pictures are old, from August, but I'm poor and couldn't afford to develop them until now! They are from the protest of the nazi recruitment show at the Shack. The yuppie nazi groups American Patrol and the California Coalition for Immigrant Reform will be protesting for racism in Anaheim Dec. 4 and 8, something that needs to be counterprotested!

Protesting Nazis in Orange County at the Shack & Upcoming Anaheim Protest (tags)

OK, these pictures are old, from August, but I'm poor and couldn't afford to develop them until now! They are from the protest of the nazi recruitment show at the Shack. The yuppie nazi groups American Patrol and the California Coalition for Immigrant Reform will be protesting for racism in Anaheim Dec. 4 and 8, something that needs to be counterprotested!

Anti-Immigrant Extremist Groups Plan Protest in Anaheim (tags)

Those crazy Orange County racists are at it again...

The last line of defense of American Civil Liberties is under attack. (tags)

As one might expect from the supreme court installed dictator in the White House and his pals in the congress, it now looks as though the last line of defense of American civil liberties is under attack.

Bush called: "..ignorant, a madman, taking America to hell" --press conf. (tags)

WEBCAST of 9/28/01 press conference in Wash. DC on PREVENTION OF TERRORISM using proven Vedic defense shield technology. 15 min. intro. by Dr. John Hagelin, Natural Law Party followed by rare public address by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1 hr.)

WAR IS JUST A RACKET (tags)

Big Bos Super-Nationalistic-Capitalism

Ha'aretz: U.S. nuclear weapons sent to Afghanistan as 'last resort (tags)

The London-based Arabic daily Al Hayat reported Thursday that part of the American forces deployed to the Afghanistan area in advance of a planned military strike is equipped with tactical nuclear warheads.

SALON: Our Scary New Best Friends (tags)

The Northern Alliance may be the enemy of our enemy -- the Taliban -- but it has its own grim history of violence and abuse of power.

BBC : 60 nations on US target list (tags)

just up on BBC site

Search for Answers: Who Will Bush Target for Retaliation? (tags)

Between The Lines' Denise Manzari spoke with retired Navy Rear Admiral Eugene Carroll of the Center for Defense Information, who looks at the forces that may have been responsible for the terror attack and how the Bush administration and the U.S. military may react.

On the Bombings (tags)

On the Bombings Noam Chomsky

To the Vandenberg Four: A Tribute (tags)

Let us make our solidarity real for these most courageous people.

Britain's Top Military Officer Questions Star Wars-No Evidence It Will Work (tags)

Britain's most senior military officer has questioned American plans for a missile defence shield - saying he has seen no evidence that the technology will work. This contrasts sharply with Prime Minister Tony Blair's uninformed support. He's also concerned it will leave no money for anything else.

Long Beach May Day Legal Support Meeting Summary (tags)

50+ people attended the meeting in support of the Long Beach May Day demonstrators, many of whom were arrested. Contact information for support is included. A march and vigil on July 24th is scheduled.

George www. Bush throws Vieques an imaginary bone (tags)

For the rest of this horribly intriguing report you must go, right now, to http://www.saviorass.com/archives/bush/2003/index.html or else click on the address below and find the report on the Savior Ass homepage. Thank you and fuck the Navy.

Break The Chains Of Injustice - June 16, 2001 (tags)

Break The Chains Of Injustice - A Romper Las Cadenas De La Injusticia

Matthew S. Taylor (a.k.a. proffr@fuckmicrosoft.com) Arrested! (tags)

The cyber terrorist Matthew S. Taylor a.k.a proffr@fuckmicrosoft.com and mattdw@primus.net.au has been arrested in Australia

Lie Detector test Corroborates Arnold Beverly's Confession. Mumia Is Innocent. (tags)

Although Arnold Beverly has admitted to the killing, Mumia Abu-Jamal, an innocent man, remains incarcerated at S.C.I. Greene on death row in Pennsylvania.

JUNE 10 RALLY TO STOP THE NEW ARMS RACE (tags)

Project Abolition to rally against Star Wars “national missile defense” and nuclear weapons

$25,000 REWARD - La Raza Defense Committee (tags)

$25,000 REWARD for information leading to the arrest and conviction of cyber terrorists

JUNE 10 RALLY TO END THE NEW ARMS RACE!!! (tags)

Project Abolition to rally against Star Wars "national missile defense" and nuclear weapons

Bush Announces Plan to Deploy Missile Defense System, Which May Provoke... (tags)

...New Global Nuclear Arms Race. Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Luke Warren, media director with the Council for a Livable World Education Fund, who takes a critical look at the Bush administrations' proposed missile defense system and the motivation behind the controversial program.

Children's Defense Fund Decries Bush Proposed Budget Cuts (tags)

Between The Lines' Melinda Tuhus spoke with Helen Blank, child care director for the Children's Defense Fund. She explains how these proposed cuts will affect children and their families, and what her organization is doing to actively oppose the Bush budget.

Children's Defense Fund Decries Bush Proposed Budget Cuts for Programs... (tags)

Children's Defense Fund Decries Bush Proposed Budget Cuts for Programs that Assist Poor Children. Melinda Tuhus spoke with Helen Blank, child care director for the Children's Defense Fund. She explains how these proposed cuts will affect children and their families, and what her organization is doing to actively oppose the Bush budget.

NET CENSORSHIP (tags)

censorship begets censorship

Minister arrested for contempt of court in Butler trial (tags)

Pastor Ron Gibson refused to answer a question, asked by the prosecutor, and was placed in handcuffs and taken to jail, the latest witness in the prosecution of Bernell Butler.

O22 Weapons Specs. (tags)

Gun nuts will go ga-ga over these nifty specs on what was being shot at the people. The LAPD needs to learn to follow instructions! Do not fire directly at people!

Top Reagan Official Unmasks Ten Myths In Support of Higher Military Spending (tags)

Lawrence Korb, assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration, criticizes key underlying assumptions of Gore & Bush military policy -- FROM THE LEFT! From TomPaine.com

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