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Nationwide, New Laws Seek to Suppress Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Campaigns R (tags)

4 of 5 Dem and Republican Candidates Are Supporters of Continued Netanyahu Violence. They are Clinton, Trump Cruz, Kasich

Presstitute Media Support Anti-Consumer Fast Track Legislation (tags)

trade

KPFK is integral part of Pacifica, going broke ? (tags)

KPFK says it is going to do another whiney begfest for more $$$ tomorrow, with claims they did not get enough money during the extra long fund raising they barely just completed. Could it also be due to these also secret non-transparent doings at Pacifica, which KPFK also is run by and where KPFK payors also pays for 'belonging' ....and thus we too seem to be crazily represented in -Pacifica and all the PNB members decide or decry - as also by some of KPFK's own LSB members are PNB members too ? what is going on anyhow? Can our LA local radio station continue on at all ? or is it being set up to be sold off, the building sold for cold cash and then ? dead air ? all gone ? money down that radio drain ?

The State of Reform in the Philippines (tags)

Akbayan on Aquino’s 5th State of the Nation Address

Philippine President told: Re-energize the campaign for reforms (tags)

Philippines: As President Benigno Simeon Aquino III prepares to deliver his 5th State of the Nation Address (SONA), Akbayan Party-list urged him to "re-energize the campaign for reforms" by carrying out "deeper and broader institutional changes" in his last two years in office.

Philippine Congressman Walden Bello visits Filipino communities in US cities (tags)

IN several forums this month, Congressman Walden Bello is visiting Filipino-American communities in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Portland to talk about the upcoming May 13 mid-term congressional elections in the Philippines, and the role his political party, Akbayan Citizens’ Action Party, has played in the passing of progressive legislation during the just-concluded 15th Congress. Akbayan’s Risa Hontiveros is running for a Senate seat in May, and is in the circle of candidates deemed to have a chance of winning a seat – a first in the Senate for Akbayan. Akbayan is also running as a party-list organization to again have their House seats.

Israel' 19th Knesset (tags)

Israel

Philippine Congress called to to pass "vital five" legislative bills (tags)

Akbayan Party-list urged Congress to pass important reform measures it dubbed as the “Vital Five” or the “VV” legislative bills. According to the party-list group, the “VV bills” composed of pending pieces of legislation in Congress namely the Reproductive Health bill, Freedom of Information (FoI) Bill, Anti-political dynasty Bill, the Sin Tax Bill, and the amendments to the Cybercrime Prevention Law, were necessary reform bills.

Some Very Good Reasons To Support Single Payer Health Insurance (tags)

The american public well fall in love with single payer health insurance the more they learn about it.

California governor vetoes bills tied to individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act (tags)

California is proceeding with caution in fulfilling the requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Gov. Jerry BrownJerry Brown vetoed Assembly bills 961 and 1461 last week to prevent unintended consequences of how the ACA could be changed depending on who will be in the White House after November.

There Is Insurance Where You Can Take Your Kids To The Doctor And Pay No Bills (tags)

Canadian like health insurance in the U.S. would save money for you whether you are an adult or kid.

Single Payer Health Insurance Has No Bills For You To Pay (tags)

If we ever get single payer health insurance everybody will save money.

How could they [SNWA] not have known? (tags)

Drought and over extended water rights to developers resulted in the SNWA pushing the panic button and proposing the rural water grab pipeline as a needed measure to prevent an "urban collapse" scenario. The SNWA propaganda may be serving the interests of developers looking to build suburban sprawl along the U.S. 93 corridor parallel to the proposed pipeline route.

Draconian Cybersecurity Bills (tags)

police state

BTL:Cyber Activists Rise up to Derail Proposed Federal Anti-Piracy Bills (tags)

Interview with Josh Levy, Internet campaign director with the media reform group Free Press, conducted by Scott Harris

Protesting Internet Censorship (tags)

censorship

Copyright Hypocrisy and the Assault on the Internet (tags)

When the producers of the hit film "The Adjustment Bureau" tried to stiff the daughters of Philip K. Dick, who wrote the story on which the film was based, out of their rights payments on the ground that the story's copyright was invalid, they unwittingly exposed the hypocrisy surrounding the entertainment industry's aggressive attempts to stop so-called "Internet piracy." Bills like the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) in the House and PROTECT IP in the Senate would destroy Internet freedom and turn ISP's into content police in the name of continuing a copyright system that is no longer technologically sustainable.

Alejandra Hernandez thrown under the bus by Tony Rackauckas and Lamoreaux (tags)

Alejandra Hernandez, another domestic violence victim, dead as a result of Lamorequx's injustice

BTL:Anti-Abortion Bills High on New GOP-Controlled House Agenda (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.

Hard Times in Illinois (tags)

worse coming nationwide

BTL:Abortion Restrictions in Health Care Reform Bills Could Derail Passage (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

BTL:Health Care Reform Bills Could Reverse Insurance Discrimination Against Women (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

REFUSE TO PAY YOUR CREDIT CARD BILL??? (tags)

The banks have had all the rights and all the "Bailouts" up to this point - now its time for the American public to clearly and unmistakably demand their rights!!!

Money laundering and counterfeiting by terrorist and drug traffickers (tags)

So now they are coming up with new ideas and ways to launder huge amounts of cash.

GMO Proliferation Bills (tags)

GMO pollution

A growing number of states rebelling against the Federal Government. (tags)

Jones and Corsi tie the Illuminati into the current recession/depression and claim that the whole thing is engineered by the Illuminati. They even claim that the Mexican drug cartels are also connected to the illuminati but did not go on to explain how.

Senate boosts wilderness protection across US (tags)

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a rare Sunday session, the Senate advanced legislation that would set aside more than 2 million acres in nine states as wilderness. Majority Democrats assembled more than enough votes to overcome GOP stalling tactics in an early showdown for the new Congress.

FILNER AND LENO SIGNS FILIPINO WWII PETITION (tags)

After an interview with Congressman Bob Filner, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and chief sponsor of HR 6897, by a local news reporter, Filipino World War 2 Veterans confronted Filner in the war memorial building and aired their demands for US Congress to immediately call a joint conference committee to reconcile Filipino Veterans bills, restore Section 4 of S1315 and junk HR 6897- the quit claim bill. Veteran Simplicio Yoma in front of the camera asked Filner, “Will you sign this, Sir?’ Inspite of hesitation claiming that he still has to talk with senators and other congress leaders, Filner signed the petition.

Fil-Vets ask candidates for bill support (tags)

Statements of support from the presidential candidates are being requested from Filipino American veterans and the American Coalition for Filipino Veterans, Inc. (ACFV) before Feb. 18 to help pass their benefits bills and garner more community allies for the Bataan Day commemoration rallies being planned across the U.S. “We are asking the presidential candidates to release their statements of support for our cause clearly before February 18, the day of the Rescission Act of 1946,” said Eric Lachica, Executive Director of the American Coalition for Filipino Veterans, Inc. in an exclusive interview with BALITA. “We have been, and will continue to the rounds here in Washington D.C. to get the candidates’ commitment.”

No Fil-Vets Equity for 2007 (tags)

On the other hand, Al Garcia of the Justice for Filipino American Veterans in L.A. said that the non-passage of the equity bills was because of the solid opposition of the Republican party.The equity bill was vehemently opposed by Republican Senator Larry Craig. “If some people in the Republican party will vote with the Democrats, maybe there’s a chance that it will pass the floor. But they were solid (against it). We are planning to do more dramatic mass actions next year. Senator Daniel Akaka is promising that perhaps, at the 62nd anniversary of the equity bill in February, they will try to pass it,” Garcia added.

No Fil-Vets Equity for 2007 (tags)

The two Filipino World War II Veterans equity bills in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, H.R. 760 and S. 1315, no longer have the possibly of being passed in 2007. But S. 671, the family reunification bill that has about 20,000 immediate priority visas at stake for the sons, daughters and grandchildren of these veterans still has a shot of being approved this year. On the other hand, Al Garcia of the Justice for Filipino American Veterans in L.A. said that the non-passage of the equity bills was because of the solid opposition of the Republican party.The equity bill was vehemently opposed by Republican Senator Larry Craig. “If some people in the Republican party will vote with the Democrats, maybe there’s a chance that it will pass the floor. But they were solid (against it). We are planning to do more dramatic mass actions next year. Senator Daniel Akaka is promising that perhaps, at the 62nd anniversary of the equity bill in February, they will try to pass it,” Garcia added

No Fil-Vets Equity for 2007 (tags)

The two Filipino World War II Veterans equity bills in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, H.R. 760 and S. 1315, no longer have the possibly of being passed in 2007. But S. 671, the family reunification bill that has about 20,000 immediate priority visas at stake for the sons, daughters and grandchildren of these veterans still has a shot of being approved this year. On the other hand, Al Garcia of the Justice for Filipino American Veterans in L.A. said that the non-passage of the equity bills was because of the solid opposition of the Republican party.The equity bill was vehemently opposed by Republican Senator Larry Craig. “If some people in the Republican party will vote with the Democrats, maybe there’s a chance that it will pass the floor. But they were solid (against it). We are planning to do more dramatic mass actions next year. Senator Daniel Akaka is promising that perhaps, at the 62nd anniversary of the equity bill in February, they will try to pass it,” Garcia added

EPCC and JFAV Marks 66th Pearl Harbor Day in Los Angeles (tags)

The Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) based in Los Angeles Chair Arturo P. Garcia and the Justice For Filipino Veterans (JFAV) leader Faustino Baclig vehemently condemn the US Congress most especially the Republican party for opposing the veterans equity bills that resulted for its no-passage this year. “This is the most blatant form of racism and discrimination. For more than sixty-one years the veterans continued to be treated as second-class American veterans. They continued to be denied the rights and the privileges that should be accorded to them as American World War II veterans” Garcia exclaimed.

Historic Debate on Filvets Bill Up Before Full Senate (tags)

When US Senate session resumes after Dec. 3, it will deliberate for the first time, the Filipino Veterans Equity Bill sponsored by Hawaii Sen. Daniel K. Akaka (Dem.). He is Chairman of the Senate Veterans Committee. Originally Senate Bill 57, the “Veterans Benefits Enhancement Act of 2007” will provide for the first time starting May 1, 2008 a flat rate of $3,600 annually disability pension for single Filipino veterans living in the Philippines; $4,500 annually for married veterans; and $2,400 annually for surviving spouses.To be eligible, a veteran “must have income below a certain threshold, have served during a period of war, and have a permanent and total non-service-connected disability.”

Beyond the lies: How Pelosi or Reid can end the war now (tags)

Nancy Pelosi herself has the power to stop funding the occupation of Iraq; all she has to do is refuse to allow any more Iraq spending bills to come up for a vote in the House of Representatives. In the Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid has the same power.

JFAV Pursue Lobbying for Equity Bills,Filipino Vets Win Commitments on Capitol Hill (tags)

Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV )Filipino World War II veterans and their advocates, energized by recent victories and their lobbyist Washington based the American Coalition for Filipino Veterans recently visited Capitol Hill (July 26-27) and thanked their Senators, House members and legislative staff for the progress on their equity pension and family bills. On Thursday evening, the ACFV leaders with JFAV veterans leaders led by Commanders Franco Arcebal,Peping Baclig and Nick Gadia commemorated the the 66th anniversary of the 1941 Military Order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt drafting Philippine Commonwealth soldiers into U.S. armed service.

They will never have CUBA (tags)

“Whoever attempts to conquer Cuba will only gather the dust of her soil soaked in blood, if he does not perish in the fight”, exclaimed Maceo...

PHILIPPINES: Lack of accountability makes reconciliation impossible (tags)

The President's call for reconciliation is hollow and vacuous in the face of loose ends left hanging beyond the May 2007 elections and the adjournment of the 13th Congress.

No more pork for crooked politicians? Well not really! (tags)

By a 431-0 vote, the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives has approved a measure that would strip lawmakers of their congressional pensions for criminal convictions such as bribery, lying under oath and fraud. That may sound tough and impressive, but it's more show than substance, as usual.

March 17--March on Washington --and Stay there (tags)

The Decisive Battle this Spring - The Challenge for the Antiwar Movement Forcing Congress to vote to cut off further war funding is the defining issue for the antiwar movement this spring and it is a struggle that we can win if we are bold enough to take it seriously

Largest U.S. Legal Group Challenges Bush Practice as Undermining Constitution (tags)

On January 24, 2006, the American Bar Association (ABA) issued a press release stating that, “Presidential signing statements that assert President Bush’s authority to disregard or decline to enforce laws adopted by Congress undermine the rule of law and our constitutional system of separation of powers…” The press release was publicizing a report by a blue-ribbon ABA task force which was created in June 2006 to examine the “changing role of presidential signing statements” under the Bush administration. On August 8, 2006, the ABA’s House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved the report by voting to call on President Bush and future presidents not to issue signing statements that claim the power to bypass laws, and it called on Congress to pass legislation to outlaw the practice.

MR. GORBACHEV, OOPS!, MR. BUSH TEAR DOWN THAT WALL-FULL CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS FOR IMMIGRANTS (tags)

A FOOLPROOF PLAN TO END THE IMMIGRATION PROBLEM

Building Bridges Radio: Immigrant Rights - The National Debate Heats Up (tags)

Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 58 or 28 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK WEB ADDRESS LINK

Blacks and immigrants call for unity! (tags)

A sea of people as far as the eye could see: Blacks and immigrants call for unity!

What We Don't Know Can Hurt Us (tags)

There is an bill in Congress to investigate Bush for impeachable crimes. Did you know that? If not, maybe you should be asking your local media outlets why you don’t know about it.

New Jersey Senate Passes Death Penalty Moratorium (tags)

New Jersey would become the first state in the 'modern era' to enact a moratorium law. (Two other states – Illinois and Maryland – enacted moratoriums as a result of executive orders).

“Snowstorm” Planned to Highlight Support for Access TV. (tags)

In a defiant gesture intended to highlight the danger three Bills now in Washington pose to access TV, the Alliance for Community Media (ACM) has called for a nationwide access TV “snowstorm”.

Legislation in Washington Attacks Public Access TV (tags)

Three Bills now in the House and Senate could end public access TV in America.

Voices of the Lost and Forgotten- Pt. 4: Families In Poverty (tags)

Part four in a five part series on the alarming increases of homelessness, poverty, and hunger in America.

Republican Abuse of Power: With This Congress, Democracy is dead (tags)

Even Newt Gingrinch says they have gone too far. "The House has become a place where trivial issues are debated passionately and important issues not at all."

There's a Draft in the Air All Right (tags)

Bush and the Republican Congress are frantically trying to squelch rumors that the government is getting ready to bring back the Draft, but the reality is, they’ll have to do it before too long.

Mr. Draft Man (tags)

18-26 man or woman look out.

F911 Movie: Conyers Admits Congress Does Not Read Bills Before Voting (tags)

When you attend Fahrenheit 9/11, I hope you also shout out loud SHAME ON YOU when that good Democrat Rep Conyers admits that the House & Senate do not read most of the bills they vote on, including the fascist Patriot Act, a bill that would make Hitler proud.

Dean Dumps Debt On Iowa Deli (tags)

West Des Moines, Iowa, January 26, 2004 - They came to town, tried to get your vote and then left for New Hampshire. But one presidential candidate may have left a big bill for a small West Des Moines deli.

Whitey on the Moon (tags)

Some things never change, and the idiot-in-charge hurtles onward in his death spiral.

Me? A liberal? (tags)

After looking at Canada, I've become a real fan of some kind of national health plan. Of course, that would lead to big government and higher taxes, but maybe it's us little guys got a little something for our money, too.

Democracy or oligarchy? (tags)

Cuba's government is the only one in the world today that is publicly standing up to the neoconservative ideology of the New World Order. Although many Third World governments apparently agree with and support the Cubans, they seem unwilling at this point to risk the capital disinvestment which would follow taking an independent path to development. There are enormous natural resources in the Third World and billions of possible workers and consumers.

Welcome to the Banana Republic (tags)

New $20 Bills to Become Available in October. See photo at web site.

POWER OUTAGE TRACED TO DIM BULB IN WHITE HOUSE (tags)

The Tale of The Brits Who Swiped 800 Jobs From New York, Carted Off $90 Million, Then Tonight, Turned Off Our Lights

BTL:Newly Passed Congressional Legislation Promoting Fossil Fuels and... (tags)

...Nuclear Power a Gift to Big Energy Companies Interview with Lisa Gue, senior energy analyst with Public Citizen, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Leaving Las Vegas for a healthier state of being? (tags)

Since Nevada is no longer a frontier state, a fundamental rethinking of health care is in order; "The libertarian attitude has to evolve" else "we should all leave"

Oppose the RAVE Act - Keep Our Nightclubs & Music Festivals Open! (tags)

POLICE ACTING UNDER DRACONIAN ANTI-DRUG POLICIES HAVE CLOSED AND RAIDED LEGITIMATE NIGHTCLUBS AND MUSIC FESTIVALS (The Trocadero in SF; Spundae in LA; JuJuBeats; How Sweet; etc) - CONGRESS WANTS TO TAKE IT ONE STEP FURTHER AND PROSECUTE NIGHTCLUBS AND RAVES UNDER CRACK-HOUSE LAWS. IT COULD HAPPEN THIS YEAR; WE NEED YOUR HELP Sweeping Crackdowns on clubgoers and businesses are NOT the way to fight drug abuse; support Harm Reduction and Drug Education Services instead!

Solar May Be State Energy Crisis Legacy (tags)

A toehold for solar energy may be a positive and lasting legacy of California's electricity crisis.

No F***ing Shit! U.S. planes drop $100 dollars bills on Afghanistan! (tags)

U.S. aircraft over southern Afghanistan have scattered $100 bills tucked into envelopes bearing a picture of President George W. Bush, witnesses said on Thursday.

Senator Blocks Attempt to Pass Bill (tags)

Call congressional reps and senators now! Call Feingold and urge him not to give in! Read below, and compare Feingold's relatively minor objections and then compare those to the other totalitarian police powers described in www.aclu.org that he is NOT objecting to! The capitol switchboard number is 202.224.3121

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