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Matt Lamont - Former Political Prisoner- Harassed by Feds (tags)
Matt Lamont arrived at his house only to be harassed by FBI.
Lieberman’s Electoral Fate Tests Power of Wirepullers (tags)
Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, the ultra Iraqi War Hawk, is up for reelection in Connecticut on Nov. 7th. He lost the Democratic primary, but has re-created himself as an Independent. Ned Lamont is his opponent. If Lieberman can be defeated, it will be a blow to the Wirepullers and also an opportunity for antiwar forces to reshape the new Congress, which may lead to impeachment proceedings, in 2007, against both George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.
With Lieberman's Loss, the Lobby Takes a Second Hit (tags)
When Joe Lieberman lost the Democratic primary in Connecticut, a prime loser was the Lobby. Like the Israeli army in Lebanon, the Israel Lobby in Connecticut was exposed as a paper tiger. Joe Lieberman is AIPAC's boy; when he speaks at the yearly AIPAC convention in Washington, he elicits wild cheers, standing ovations, shouts of "Go, Joe, Go." Only the considerably less sanctimonious Dick Cheney does as well with that crowd. If the Lobby is on your side, you are supposed to win elections, and if it is not, down you go. But that did not happen in Connecticut despite the full exertion of the Lobby. In the final days of the campaign 1.5 million dollars poured into Lieberman's coffers, and virtually the entire Dem establishment was ordered into the fray on his side. Lieberman's opponent, Ned Lamont, had his name dragged through every mud puddle in Connecticut and of course was accused of being an anti-Semite. But that was all to no avail; Lamont won and Lieberman lost. A lot of politicians must now wonder whether the Lobby can deliver victories reliably any longer.
BTL:Lamont Primary Victory Over Connecticut's US Sen Lieberman Shockwaves... (tags)
...through American Party Politics ~ Interview with Jacob Hacker, Yale University professor of political science, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
WRITE-IN LYNNE STEWART FOR UNITED STATES SENATOR FROM NEW YORK ON NOVEMEBER 7TH (tags)
FORGET HILLARY "HAWK"-NEW YORK NEEDS A REAL ANTI-WAR, PRO-WORKER CANDIDATE
After defeating pro-war incumbent Lieberman, Lamont reassures Wall Street (tags)
The victory of multi-millionaire cable executive Ned Lamont in the Connecticut Democratic primary August 8 has produced paroxysms of uncritical celebration in liberal publications like the Nation and from groups like MoveOn.org, which campaigned heavily for Lamont and against incumbent senator Joseph Lieberman.
Lieberman’s defeat and the state of American politics (tags)
The response of Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman and the Democratic Party leadership to Lieberman’s defeat in Tuesday’s Democratic primary election says a great deal about the politics of the Democratic Party and the state of American politics as a whole.
Democratic Party leaders rally behind pro-war Senator Lieberman (tags)
Three-term US Senator Joseph Lieberman, the Democratic vice-presidential candidate in 2000 and a candidate for the party’s presidential nomination in 2004, is trailing in his bid for renomination in the August 8 Democratic primary in Connecticut. A poll published July 20 showed a four-point lead for Lieberman’s challenger, multi-millionaire businessman Ned Lamont, whose campaign is fueled mainly by anger over the war in Iraq.
Impeachment Comes to Main Street USA (tags)
The boos from the crowd in Willimantic, CT were reserved for Democratic Senator Joe Lieberman, who may find himself a man without a party come August 8 for his ardent support for President Bush and the War in Iraq.
Pro-Israel Donors Rally For Joe, as Left Takes Aim (tags)
What is insidious about the two pro-Israel PACs mentioned. They don't reveal what they stand for in their names and both PACs are from outside of Connecticut. It is the policy of pro-Israel PACs across the country to only contribute money to politicians outside of their respective states based solely on a candidate's position on Israel. In other words, these Israel-Firsters, for they are nothing less than that, have made a policy decision that the welfare of Israel should have a higher priority than the desires of the voters in the states where they funnel their contributions. No dual-loyalty problem for these guys.
BTL:Ned Lamont Forces Aug. 8 Primary Against Conn.'s Sen. Joseph Lieberman (tags)
Interview with Ned Lamont, candidate challenging U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Former Political Prisoner Matt Lamont Arrested (tags)
Matt Lamont's (aka Rampage) Next Court Date (tags)
Support Anarchist Political Prisoner 1/24 (tags)
Matthew Lamont's Court Date MOVED! (tags)
FREE MATHEW LAMONT! NOV 12! (tags)
FREE MATHEW LAMONT, DEMONSTRATION @ TRIAL, NOV 12TH! (tags)
Demonstration for Mathew Lamont POSTPONED! (tags)
FREE MATHEW LAMONT! DEMONSTRATION OCT 15TH @ TRIAL (tags)
Long Beach CA: Police State USA (tags)
This is an excellent summary of the past two years of police repression in Long Beach CA.
While Inglewood Reacts: LONG BEACH CA: POLICE STATE USA (tags)
Here's the report which is in the current issue of Turning the Tide. Repression has continued. A June 14 Flag Day (flag burning) show at the info shop was shut done by the cops after repeated harassment. Young people living or shopping in the area of the info shop -- with no connection to anarchism, copwatch or the info shop-- have been stopped and hassled on the street by LB cops. The city attorney made a report to the LB city council last week about 'prosecution of anarchists' --
TTT report on persecution of Long Beach anarchists, activists (tags)
Here's the report which is in the current issue of Turning the Tide. Repression has continued.
LB Rally against Police Repression (tags)
Protestors say LBPD ramed accused to stave off probe of jailings.
Anarchist Press Conference and March this Sun June 2 in Long Beach (tags)
Rally and press conference to stop repression against activists in general and specifically to stop the repression against anarchists in Long Beach.
Rally and press conference to Stop Repression in Long Beach (tags)
Rally and press conference to stop repression against activists in general and specifically to stop the repression against anarchists in Long Beach
update on political prisoner in southern california! (tags)
read about the newest happenings with Matthew Lamont and Jeff Hendricks