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Suspect Turkish Court Rulings (tags)

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Detroit’s Retired City Workers in the Crosshairs (tags)

With Detroit’s finances looking increasingly dire, the city’s creditors are beginning to face off with one another, each trying to minimize their losses. The city’s pension fund, which supports retired city workers, has found itself in direct conflict with a formidable opponent, the bondholders, individuals and institutions that gave the city money in order to enjoy the interest on the loan.

BTL:Israel Poised to Launch Pre-U.S. Election Attack on Iran (tags)

Interview with Leah Bolger, retired U.S. Navy Commander and current president of Veterans for Peace, conducted by Scott Harris

Consensus 9/11: Seeking Truth, Dispelling Lies (tags)

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PHILIPPINES: Retired armed forces officers should repudiate Palparan (tags)

Akbayan Party today called on the Association of General and Flag Officers (AGFO) to repudiate retired major general Jovito Palparan and declare him an enemy of the Filipino soldiers and the military institution.

Cops who are against the drug war are fired (tags)

"If marijuana were legalized the drug related violence across the border in Mexico would cease" - Bryan Gonzalez - U.S. Border Patrol Agent

BTL:Legalization: An Alternative to the Costly, Failed U.S. War on Drugs (tags)

Interview with Terry Nelson, retired U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

California is not Alone: "Burlesque" in the highest court of Michigan and beyond... (tags)

Retired Justice Weaver may be unique as a judge that broke ranks with the judiciary. However, conditions that she documents in the Michigan Supreme Court are not unique at all...

GMA Loyalist Corpus Assumes OVA (tags)

General Victor Corpus assumes his office as Office of Veterans Affairs (OVA)in the RP Embassy in the United States, He was sworn into office by Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita in Malacanang. Present OVA person General Delfin Lorenzana is by a known GMA psychopath, retired ISAFP general Victor Corpus. Corpus is a know loyal GMA supporter.

Filipino Veterans rejects GMA loyalist Corpus as OVA Chief (tags)

Different veterans groups in the United Stares protests the appointment of retired general Victor Corpus to the RP Embassy by the Philippine president Gloria M. Arroyo. Present Office of the Veterans Affairs (OVA) person is Ret. Gen. Delfin Lorenzana is being replaced by a known GMA psychopath, retired ISAFP general Victor Corpus. Corpus is a know loyal GMA supporter.

Filipino Veterans Rejects Corpus Appointment to RP) Embassy in the US (tags)

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

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

Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign (tags)

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

JEWS SHUT DOWN LOS ANGELES ISRAELI CONSULATE! (tags)

JEWS SHUT DOWN ISRAELI CONSULATE! 10 JEWS CHAIN TOGETHER TO BLOCK DRIVEWAY AND ENTRANCE!

Maoist Nepal selects 'living goddess' (tags)

BHAKTAPUR, Nepal - Nepal's new Maoist-led government has appointed a 6-year-old girl as a "living goddess" in the ancient city of Bhaktapur, for the first time snapping the link between the ancient ritual and the ousted monarchy.

Ka Dan, Captain Danilo Vizmanos, PN (Retired), 79 (tags)

The First Quarter Storm Network (FQSN)-USA pays tribute to retired Navy Captain Danilo “Ka Dan” Vizmanos, military officer turned political activist, who died Monday night (June 23) at the age of 79. Ka Dan Vizmanos had fought martial law and crusaded against the United States military bases in the Philippines, among other patriotic causes. A Philippine Navy captain, a graduate of the famous US Merchant Marine Academy and an expert in submarine warfare, he joined the national democratic movement, blazing a trail for others like him in the military to follow. Upon the declaration of martial law

War isn't back-page event (tags)

Saturday's (6/2/07) Daily Oklahoman includes a guest editorial by Col. Katherine Scheirman, USAF (Ret.), identified as retired in 2006 after a 20-year career in the Air Force. Her experienced and forceful statement is an important addition to the growing voices in Oklahoma against the war/occupation in Iraq.

Momentum Grows for Proposition 89 (tags)

During the most expensive election in California history, momentum is growing for "clean money" elections.

AFP Southcom split into 2 commands (tags)

Southcom split into 2 commands By Jaime Laude The Philippine Star 08/27/2006 The military’s biggest troop contingent in Mindanao will be deactivated and split into two separate commands effective today. Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Hermogenes Esperon said the Southern Command under Maj. Gen. Gabriel Habacon will be divided into the Western Mindanao Command and the Eastern Mindanao Command. Esperon stressed the division of the Southcom into two military units is for a more effective control and deployment of troops in the whole of Mindanao. Maj. Gen. Eugenio Cedo has been designated as first commander of the Western Mindanao Command that will be based at the Southcom headquarters at Camp Navarro in Zamboanga City. On the other hand, the Eastern Mindanao Command to be based in Davao City will be under the command of Maj. Gen. Rodolfo Obaniana. Esperon explained the split of Southcom is necessary for better control of the troops and to put more focus on the fight against the communist New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas in the eastern part of Mindanao, and the fight against the Abu Sayyaf and other terror groups in the western part of the region. Southcom, which has responsibility over the whole of Mindanao, is composed of three Army divisions, two joint task forces, two naval forces, a tactical operations wing of the Air Force, two elite Special Forces battalions and one company of troops from the Light Reaction Battalion. Esperon said there would be some redeployment of troops where their presence is mostly needed. The Southcom comprises roughly 60 percent of the 120,000-strong military, all under its administrative and operational control. "These two targets (Islamic extremists and communist rebels) are very important that’s why we assigned two commanders there. With the split, we believe that the commanders will be more focused," Esperon said. Esperon said the decision to split Southcom into two units is a strategic move to sustain the pursuit operations against the Abu Sayyaf in Sulu. The decision, however, left Habacon with no unit to command. Habacon, one of the remaining so-called "Garci generals," said the deactivation of the Southcom will mean the closure of his military career. He opted to retire early, with only a few days left on his active service before his mandatory retirement on Sept. 9 on reaching the age of 56. "He (Habacon) decided to retire early due to personal reasons. He may have planned it earlier," Southcom spokesman Col. Susthenes Valcorza explained yesterday. Esperon will preside over the deactivation of Southcom today, on the same occasion where Habacon will be given retirement honors, Valcorza said. When asked if the splitting of the Southcom prompted Habacon to seek early retirement, Valcorza replied: "It could be one of the reasons." Habacon was among the generals mentioned in the controversial wiretap recordings that became an issue against President Arroyo. Aside from Habacon, among the generals mentioned to have helped in the rigging of the results of the May 10, 2004 elections in Mindanao include retired Lt. Gen. Roy Kyamko, former Southcom chief and retired Marine Brig. Gen. Francisco Gudani, along with Esperon. Kyamko has already retired when the tapes were leaked in June 2005. Gudani retired in October that same year, days after he exposed alleged cheating operations in Central Mindanao before a Senate investigation. A military fact-finding board headed by Navy Chief Vice Admiral Mateo Mayuga cleared the four generals of involvement in the alleged cheating operations.

JFAV Supports the Repeal of Marcos Decree Against Filipino Veterans (tags)

The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV)-USA supports Filipino veterans struggle in the Philippines and the United States against the Marcos-era decree that terminated the benefits of retired Armed Forces of the Philippines personnel who had acquired foreign citizenship and the counterpart measure seeking the repeal of Presidential Decree 1638 (or the AFP Military Personnel Retirement and Separation Decree of 1979) has yet to be filed in the Senate.

BTL:Special Forces Veteran Asserts The Iraq War Has Already Been Lost (tags)

Interview with Stan Goff, retired Special Forces Master Sergeant and peace activist, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

US Senate now considering to authorize Minutemen (tags)

Sen. Inhofe introduced an amendment to the immigration reform bill making the Minutemen an official U.S. government program known as "BRAVE Force"!

BTL:Bush Call to 'Stay the Course in Iraq' Echoes Pronouncements Made During... (tags)

...Vietnam War ~ Interview with Ray McGovern, retired CIA analyst, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

In Oscar Texas, One More Acceptance Speech to Go? (tags)

One native of Terrell, Texas gave the acceptance speech of a lifetime at Sunday night's Oscar ceremony. Will Brenda Denson-Prince get her chance, too? A judge has been named to hear her appeal for a seat on the Kaufman County Commissioners Court.

Groups charge Bush is lying: Social Security ‘crisis’ is phony (tags)

Huge coalition moves to stop privatization

Former Diplomats, Retired Military Leaders to Call for Bush Ouster (tags)

Among the group are 20 ambassadors, appointed by both Democratic and Republican presidents, other former State Department officials and military leaders whose careers span three decades.

Military's officer corps: too political? (tags)

"There is a lot of dissension right now about the Iraq war plan, or lack of plan, within the uniformed community, both at leadership and rank and file levels. It may well be that more retired folks are speaking out because they feel that the uniformed folks cannot."

BTL:Despite Ashcroft's Recusal from CIA Leak Case... (tags)

...White House Still Refuses to Appoint Independent Counsel. Interview with Ray McGovern, retired CIA analyst, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

To those on the left blaming anarchist for the police brutality in Miami (tags)

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Wesley Clark: Stalking-Horse for Bush Junior (tags)

It is this obviousness with Bush’s stalking-horse Clark that offends even the weakest minds. The obviousness that the vast majority of all the people, all the time, never even see at all. Lincoln was wrong!

Retired General Wesley Clark: Stalking-Horse for Bush Junior and The Grey Men (tags)

Should Wesley Clark win the primary nomination for president for the Democratic party, America loses and Bush wins; or Clark wins the general election and America loses. America loses and Empire the only winner.

Retired Irish Army Commandant Ed Horgan Protests the War (tags)

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OF EXTREME IMPORTANCE (tags)

Call me crazy, but at the end of the day, this sorta thing is much more important to me then the fate of the Iraqi regime.

More anti-american pinkos for peace (tags)

"Military men are dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns for foreign policy." ~ Henry Kissinger ~ January-February 2003 edition of Eagle Newsletter

SOA Trial Update: 35 Human Rights Advocates Begin Trial (tags)

Defendants Aim to Expose Double Standard in War on Terrorism, Put SOA and US Foreign Policy on Trial

Washington Post: Gen. Schwarzkopf Is Skeptical About U.S. Action in Iraq (tags)

Schwarzkopf : Rumsfeld and the people around him lack the background to make sound military judgments

Schwarzkopf (tags)

"Candidly, I have gotten somewhat nervous at some of the pronouncements Rumsfeld has made," says Schwarzkopf. Rumsfeld worries him. "It's scary, okay?" he says. "Let's face it: There are guys at the Pentagon who have been involved in operational planning for their entire lives, okay? . . . And for this wisdom, acquired during many operations, wars, schools, for that just to be ignored, and in its place have somebody who doesn't have any of that training, is of concern."

Human Rights Activists On Trial for Action at SOA (tags)

Defendants Aim to Expose Double Standard in War on Terrorism, Put SOA and US Foreign Policy on Trial

Human Rights Activists On Trial for Action at SOA (tags)

Defendants Aim to Expose Double Standard in War on Terrorism, Put SOA and US Foreign Policy on Trial

US Ministry of Fear (tags)

The REAL Shadow US Government at Work

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