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Please Work To Oppose Neil Gorsuch Nomination (tags)

Please work to oppose the nomination of Neil Gorsuch, proponent of torture, war, execution, police lethal tasering, opponent of environmental regulation, the rights of the individual, the protection of minority voting rights etc.

Right-Wing DC Court of Appeals Upholds Unconstitutional Surveillance (tags)

police state

BTL:GOP Presidential Candidates Revive Christian Right Culture War to Rally Its Extremist (tags)

Interview with Peter Montgomery, senior fellow with People for the American Way, conducted by Scott Harris

Vilifying Muslims in America (tags)

persecution

BTL:Poll Finds Majority of Americans Support Limiting Corporate Spending in Election Campa (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

URGENT to KPFK Members (tags)

Election in jeopardy! Ballots not sent. See this to get yours--BY TOMORROW!

Prop. 8 and the Triumph of Theocracy (tags)

The passage of Proposition 8 proves that many American voters are committed to a basically theocratic view of government in which THEIR moral values and commitments should rule over others. It also means the Queer community needs to do some soul-searching over why people of color and others we considered natural allies voted for 8 in greater percentages than whites did, and whether "marriage" as a term carries too much religious baggage ever to win majority support for its legal extension to same-sex couples.

Queer Democrats Fail to Endorse for President (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club failed to endorse a candidate for President after a contentious meeting November 29. On the first ballot, Hillary Clinton received eight votes, John Edwards seven, Barack Obama three, Dennis Kucinich two and 14 club members voted against making an endorsement at all. The club also voted to oppose statewide Proposition 91 on the February ballot, which would block legislators from using gas tax money to balance the state budget.

who is george bush? (tags)

who is george scherf?

The War on Free Expression (tags)

The struggle to save our First Amendment rights

Latin American School of Medicine (tags)

In the midst of all the US-Cuban relations stories, primarily, the focus is on the imposed economic sanctions against Castro’s Cuba. But, there is a story of unity, progression, and humanitarian efforts lying within those pages written about Cuba. It is one that is hardly, if ever, told; a story that calls attention to the concern for human life above economic strife.

Activists Face Six Months in Prison for Opposing Controversial School of the Americas (tags)

On Monday, January 29 sixteen human rights activists will appear in federal court for peacefully walking onto a military base in protest of a controversial Army training school. Each person faces up to six months in prison and a $5,000 fine for this act of nonviolent civil disobedience.

BTL:Harper's Magazine Editor Lewis Lapham Warns US Constitution is Under Attack (tags)

Interview with Lewis Lapham, editor of Harper's Magazine, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Former Watergate Era Congresswoman Advocates Impeachment of Bush for... (tags)

...Violations of US Constitution~Interview with Elizabeth Holtzman, former congresswoman, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:New Detainee Treatment Law Target of Constitutional Court Challenge (tags)

Interview with Wells Dixon, an attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Bush Warrantless Domestic Spying Program Ruled Unconstitutional (tags)

Interview with Michael Avery, president of the National Lawyers Guild, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Bush Stem Cell Bill Veto Another Christian Right Victory Over Common Good (tags)

Interview with Esther Kaplan, author of "With God on Their Side," conducted by Between the Lines'Scott Harris

Hazleton codifies racism (tags)

Home-grown bigots are nothing new in America or Pennsylvania. Every city of any size has its particular variety spewing its brand of ignorance-based poison and racist nonsense. Then there's Hazleton, Pa., where last night they made hate official city policy.

BTL:Some AntiImmigrant Activists Have Known Connections with Racist Hate Groups (tags)

Interview with Mark Potok, director of the Southern Poverty Law Center, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Immigrants in the U.S.Take to the Streets to Demand Equality (tags)

Between the Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Labor journalist David Bacon

BTL:Long History of U.S. Torture Precedes Current Pentagon Abuse Scandals (tags)

Interview with Jennifer Harbury, human rights activist, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Filibuster is Last Hope for Opponents of Alito Supreme Court Confirmation (tags)

Interview with Kim Gandy, president of the National Organization for Women, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

America's Corporatocracy (tags)

While he may be dead in the corporal sense, the spirit of Simon Bolivar continues to wage the struggle for freedom from oppression. Hugo Chavez is perhaps the most familiar incarnation of Bolivar's élan vital as he defies the neocolonial policies of the United States, a nation which has supplanted the European colonial empires as looters of Latin American bounty. Bolivar's spiritual essence also burns brightly in Evo Morales, another leader of the poor and oppressed in Latin America. Barring a CIA-orchestrated assasination or sabotage of the election process, in December Morales will be the next democratically-elected president of Bolivia. And deservedly so.

BTL:Progressive Groups Fear Radical Right Supreme Court Shift if Alito Confirmed (tags)

Interview with Marjorie Cohn, professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Evasive Responses in Senate Hearing Alarm Opponents of... (tags)

...Supreme Court Chief Justice Nominee John Roberts ~ Interview with Elliot Minceberg, vice president and legal director of People for the American Way, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Let's Organize (tags)

It is our present leadership we should fear. Let us not be a nation so cowardly that it can be bullied by the implication that criticism is unpatriotic.

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

Torture role condemned, ‘No’ vote urged

Another election stolen while America sleeps (tags)

We've been robbed again, and yet most voters probably know little about this latest episode of electoral travesty.. Action Speaks asks you to contact your senator.. Too much is at stake to simply drop this issue and move on.

Ohio Election Fraud Reports Mounting (tags)

author: Steve Rosenfeld, Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman The bitter battle over the stolen November 2 election in Ohio has turned into a rapidly escalating all-out multi-front war with the outcome of the real presidential vote count increasingly in doubt.

BTL:Election Protection Coalition Charges GOP-Connected Groups with... (tags)

...Voter Suppression and Intimidation Campaign ~ Interview with Elliot Minceberg, People for the American Way Foundation, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Gay McCarthyism - ''Feel the (Heterophobic) Hate'' (tags)

[To Paul Krugman]: While Googling around the web recently, I stumbled across your Sept. 3 Op-Ed piece on the Republican convention, “Feel the Hate.” I’m not interested in getting into a discussion of what was said about Senator Kerry. But I would like to talk about why Sheri Dew should not have been included in the list of speakers you accused of hate speech. More importantly, I’d like to use this as a case study of the McCarthyesque tactics employed by the gay press.

The Republican campaign to suppress the Black vote (tags)

Election boards swamped with new voter sign-ups (tags)

The American Way: Short Poem (tags)

This short poem, "The American Way," was written in response to a comment made by Brit Hume on Fox News Sunday, September 16, 2001. Hume said that people who questioned the possible underlying motives of the 911 attacks were "un-American."

‘We won’t let Bush steal it again!’ (tags)

Florida voters sound alarm on voter purges

Who and What to Remember on Memorial Day? (tags)

In Struggle and for the Liberation of the Oppressed

Eisner's Fantasyland Excuse for Censorship (tags)

Disney put the kibosh on new Michael Moore film connecting Saudis to Bushes. The rich oil barons fingered are investors in Disney.

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.

CRITICS RAIL AGAINST SENATE PROMOTION OF GEN. CLARK (tags)

On Tues., Nov. 18, the senate confirmed a promotion of Major General Robert T. Clark to the rank of Lieutenant General, the Army's second highest rank. The senate confirmation drew rancor from the nation’s major Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Organizations, including the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (NTAC).

Final Battle Over Controversial General's Promotion, NTAC Urges Action (tags)

After a delay of more than a year, the Senate Armed Services Committee has forwarded the nomination of Major General Robert T. Clark to the full Senate for confirmation. The decision drew disbelief and a call for action from the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (NTAC).

Get Rid of Bush & What do you Have in Clark? (tags)

His job is to guarantee Bush Junior gets reelected. His job is to see that no viable Democratic candidate survives the primaries. His job, should he miraculously get elected over Bush, is to then run, execute, implement the American-led Empire precisely as George Bush Junior would have done.

It doesn't get any better (tags)

It doesn't get any better than this

MONSTERS OF REPRESSION 2003 US TOUR (tags)

PLEASE FORWARD – POST – IMITATE - PLAGIARIZE Okay, we dropped the ball with this – Ashcroft’s entire tour to date was done within two days of its announcement. But he’s coming to Boston, NY, and Salt Lake City, and probably other places. And the vile lies and half-truths posted on http://www.lifeandliberty.gov/subs/u_myths.htm need to be challenged loudly, and often. Preferably by people with “mullet” hairdos.

The Ulterior Motive Behind School Vouchers (tags)

A network of Religious Right groups, Free-Market economists, ultra-Conservative columnists and others "are using vouchers as a vehicle to achieve an ultimate goal of privatizing" the education system.

BTL:Bush Nominee to Federal Bench May Have Lied about His Participation in... (tags)

...GOP Attorney General Scheme to Shake Down Companies They Regulate. Interview with Elliot Minceberg, vice president and legal director, People for the American Way, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

What pisses me off about america. (tags)

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A Recovering American (tags)

And I guess that's why I'm here. There are a lot of people that want to kill me. Most of the time, I don't think about it. Between work and my girlfriend, rooting for my sports teams…I barely have time to take notice of what's going on in the world. But every now and then…like when 9/11 happened…I had to stop and think, "Why would anyone do this to me and my country?" The answers that I came up with made me uncomfortable inside.

Sly As A Fox In The Box (tags)

"But Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon represent something altogether different in this battle over the issues of this war, this administration and Constitutionally-protected free speech. With them comes the true battleground and everyone should take notice. Neither of them are given to excess hyperbole or ad homonym attacks against those who differ with them politically ... What has transpired recently has not quite sunk in for most Americans. This isn't a left vs. right issue, though the right (and yes, indeed, many leftists) want it to be in order to further polarize the citizenry."

Get Ready for PATRIOT II (And the Fourth Reich) (tags)

The Bush Junta has already provided adequate evidence that they are not friends of the Constitution or the Civil Liberties Protected therein. If this Bill is ever allowed to pass you can kiss your ass goodbye. Here come the "Detention Camps" for dissidents (those who do not parrot the Party Line. All "Good Americans" Goose Step mit Der Fuhrer.

How the Reformists attempt to liquidate the anti-war movement (tags)

Recent New York Times article outlines a well-organized, massive and concerted effort by the reformist wing of the antiwar movement to derail the antiwar movement and turn activists into election fodder for the Democratic Party.

The Peace Movement is Being Hijacked by the Liberals? (tags)

It's very easy after all hard work has been done for those that have without any democracy involved to take the reins of the peace movement and steer it nose first into the ground.

What is your Anti-Bush? (tags)

Under the flag of the "War on Drugs" the Bush Administration has set in motion a genuine Fascist government, assaulted our Constitutional Freedoms and threatens to destabilize the entire world in a quest for dominance of oil and natural resources. Time to march them out of office.

From 2002 to 2003: The struggle continues (tags)

Editorial commentary George W. Bush must have expected clear sailing for his right-wing agenda of war abroad and giveaways to the rich when the Republicans regained majority control of the U.S. Senate and added to their majority in the House in the Nov. 5 elections.

Bush, Cheney, Ashcroft and Lott; are Anti Christ? Ver.3 (tags)

Bush, Cheney, Ashcroft and Lott; are Anti Christ? Ver.3

As racism pervades the body politic, A new civil rights movement grows (tags)

Trent Lott’s racist remarks earlier this month may have served to strengthen a growing civil rights movement to defend affirmative action. The Supreme Court agreed on Dec. 2 to hear Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger, which have been described as the most significant civil rights cases since Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. The cases’ outcome will decide whether or not the nation’s colleges and universities can continue to use affirmative action in their admissions policies.

Racism puts Bush, GOP on defensive (tags)

For Mississippians stung by the whip of racism, the firestorm engulfing Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott is long overdue. Charles Tisdale, publisher of The Jackson Advocate, an African-American newspaper, told the World, "With a record as bad as Lott’s, I can’t see why people are surprised. I’ve known Lott for 35 years. He’s always been a racist."

Pig Cabin Lonely, Tecumpse’s Contempt: Thinking ShawanoeNabeg or thinking ..... (tags)

Scary Pig Cabin Lonely People Need Good Will Too, to remember when tricking or treating this Ween. Trick, I didn’t proof read, your treat, but how much Nabeg-ness is on IMC. And that is the question, personally in the costumes of social constructions and maybe identity when and where they create bad or ill will. This is Dave ‘Min-like musing for a Indigenous or Nabeg Ween for everybody’s global tribal ‘anti-globalizm/anti-war’ door knocking. One reference article follows.

Turnout key in dead-heat elections (tags)

We are “One Vote Away” from right-wing control of all three branches of the federal government warns People For the American Way (PFAW) in a television ad being aired in states where Senate races are too close to call.

UCI Faculty say NO to war on Iraq (tags)

"No" to War in Iraq October 2002

Leftist Conservatism Part Two (tags)

In Part One of this two part series I demonstrated through personal experience how the leftist elite is stifling progressive growth and preventing constructive social change in the United States

(R)EVOLUTIONARY CRISIS (tags)

an essay on the necessity of direct action

America=KKK (tags)

After months of its patently anti-semitic(re: Arab and Afghan) pummeling of the Middle East and Central Asia with thousands of civilian deaths in Afghanistan, America may be turning its guns and bombs loose against the Mother Continent of Humankind-Africa.

Right Wing Wigs Out-Falwell, Robertson, Coulter Go Over The Edge (tags)

Rightwing religious zealots Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson attempted to shift blame for the slaughter of innocents away from their fellow religious fanatics in the ranks of Islam, and put it squarely on the shoulders of secular and religious Americans who don't share their brand of bigotry. Meanwhile, anti-feminist columnist Ann Coulter called for an outright holy war. "We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity."

Falwell blames gays, abortion rights, etc. for terrorism (tags)

An example of some of the ugly rhetoric we might expect from J. Falwell. How come the mainstream press can't find space for some of the reasonable voices I find here on the IMC?

Corporate Media is Corrupt Media (tags)

Corporate Media supports murder. Is this good when it serves our interests or the interests of our buddies in organized cirme?

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