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Senate Disaster Funding Fails Over Puerto Rico Aid Debate (tags)
On Monday the Senate failed to pass disaster relief funding to benefit Americans impacted by wildfires, hurricanes, flooding and other natural disasters. Republicans and Democrats clashed over recovery aid amounts for Puerto Rico and two separate proposals could not muster enough votes for passage.
Socialism in American English (tags)
The attacks of Republicans on the welfare system are driving the US population to the left. Proposals for a universal health care enjoy the support of around 70% of US citizens. Teacher strikes in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona, and Colorado demand a political change.
International Student Exchange Releases Update On ISE Gives Back Initiative (tags)
The organization is detailing how their ongoing partnership with Children Incorporated has been helping children in need across the US for the last 2 years, reports iseusa.org.
100 Ways GOP Have Stolen Elections Since 1876 (tags)
Nation's Largest Voting Machine Co., ESS, Admits Lying Re Having Installed Remote Control (tags)
Election Systems And Software controls statewide voting machine systems in 18 states, 13 of which are GOP dominated.
Vol I: 84 Varieties Of GOP Election Fraud (tags)
The party of the rich, the Republican one, has always been a minority party and therefore has been involved in voter suppression and election thefts
Under the Gun in Ireland (tags)
A visit to the occupied North of Ireland in 1983. Happy Paddy's Day!
12/2-3 LA Binational Conference To Cancel NAFTA and Unite Workers Of Mexico and the US (tags)
A binational conference of US and Mexican workers will be held on Dec 2&3 on the fight to cancel NAFTA and for unity between US and Mexican workers
Rescue Team Head Straight From Peruvian Mountains To Durham Movie Screening (tags)
The multi-award winning, rescue documentary Lion Ark will be screening at Full Frame Theater, Durham on Saturday February 18th - the North Carolina premiere of the film.
The Real Story of the Recount (tags)
Jill Stein’s multi-state presidential recount was unprecedented. The idea originated from a group of computer scientists represented by attorney John Bonifaz, who after analyzing the U.S. computerized voting system found it to be vulnerable to hacking and manipulation. Social scientists and statisticians deemed some of the 2016 election results to be improbable. Election integrity volunteers and attorneys stepped up to help sort it out.
Nuclear Shutdown News October 2016 (tags)
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those who are working for a nuclear free world. What follows is our October edition, which is dedicated to Judy Friedman of Connecticut’s Peoples Action for Clean Energy (PACE)! Nuclear Shutdown New
Gary Johnson Poll Numbers Much Higher Than Reported (tags)
War profiteer media is not reporting Gary Johnson's poll numbers. They are much higher than we are told. The numbers in a Washington Post article are reported this week.
Jesuit Priest And War Resister On Ethical Imperative of Vegetarianism (tags)
Ethical, Health, Spiritual and other reasons a Catholic antiwar priest decided to become vegetarian
Mañana (3.4.): Show de radio internacional anarquista en vivo (14:00-18:00) (tags)
El domingo 3 de abril de 2016, los 17 proyectos presentes en el 2o Encuentro Internacional de proyectos de radio anarquistas y antiautoritarios en Berlín tendrán un show en viveo de 4 horas, que podrá ser escuchado en vivo por medio de un livestream (veásen los enlaces abajo).
Tomorrow (3.4.): International Live Anarchist Radio Broadcast (2-6pm CET) (tags)
On Sunday, the 3rd of April 2016, the 17 projects of the International Gathering of Anarchist and Anti-authoritarian Radios that is taking place in Berlin, Germany, will do a 4 hour live radio broadcast that can be listen to through an online stream (links below!).
IRELAND: 8OO YEAR POLITICAL STRUGGLE (tags)
On the 100th anniversary of the start of the Irish Revolution that freed most of the country from 800 years of British tyranny, the author's 1988 report about British terror tactics and peoples resistance in the small border city of Strabane.
Global Shale Gas and the Anti-Fracking Movement (tags)
Water Contamination. The evidence strongly suggests that fracking poses serious dangers to workers, communities, and the natural environment with particularly severe impacts in terms of water contamination and access. Fracking just one well can use between 2 million to 5.6 million gallons of freshwater
Only 1 Man Keeps Judicial Murder Going In The US (tags)
Voters today can vote out executioner judges Nathan Hecht and other Republicans in Texas, Sharon Kennedy and J French in Ohio, Eric Levinson in North Carolina
Voters In 3 States Can Remove Serially Killing Judges (tags)
In Texas, North Carolina and Ohio, voters have the power to remove serially killing judges whose use their gavels and pens as murder weapons
A Planner Of Saddam Hussein's Illegal Execution Running For North Carolina Supreme Court (tags)
Eric Levinson who was appointed by George Bush to oversee plans for Saddam Hussein's illegal execution is now running as a Republican for the North Carolina Supreme Court.
Bomb Abroad Spank At Home (tags)
While 39 countries have banned corporal punishment, 19 US states allow teachers to paddle students.
Nuclear Bomb Witness, Mobile Audit Club Daily Forewords, ISIS good Sissies like Reid Fag, (tags)
Robin Williams was led and coaxed helped to his death by those who did not care for him. Our leaders, some of them have tried to do the same to many of us. It is time to awaken to the facts revealed by Mobile Audit Club's Saintrambone
America's Hidden Hunger Crisis (tags)
As Many As 6 Million Piglets Die Of Virus In US (tags)
Factory farming conditions create an epidemic which has killed millions of pigs in the US, Mexico, and Canada
Billy Graham: Pro Christ or Anti Christ (tags)
Billy Graham was more a representative of the imperial American elite than a follower of the meek and humble Jesus. He comforted every president for 70 years in their shameful Korean War, Vietnam War and Iraq War. Fast cleaning and Graham soap marked "God's machine gun."
Can Warren Buffett & His Elites Tame Exxon~Mobil Environmental Outlook$.. (tags)
The country owes Warren Buffett & other smart elite$. folks a big thank you for investing in Environment renegade Exxon~Mobil !
Hunger in America (tags)
Monsanto's Harvest of Shame (tags)
Hands Off Snowden Campaign (tags)
Hands Off Snowden Campaign
Everybody’s Home: An Unlikely Alliance Challenges the Financial Borg (tags)
World Social Forum Free Palestine (tags)
The Lawton Group Aligns with Second Chance for “Doing Well By Doing Good” Campaign (tags)
Staffing Agency to Make $100 Donation to Second Chance Youth Initiative with Every Hire through End of 2012
Wall Street South Livestreams Protests of DNC (tags)
The protests of the Democrats we have been waiting for have finally started. Wall Street South is carrying the whole show on livestream. KPFA news, 9/2/12 at 6 p.m., 94.1 FM reported 3,000 showed up today to protest the latest fascist warmonger in the White House who happens to be a Democrat in North Carolina, an anti-union state.
Top academics rebel against State capture in favor of truth and ethical human rights. (tags)
Top academics rebel against State capture and discuss ethical approach to human rights,development, globalization to replace neoliberalism and omitted children's rights. Former emphasizes bottom-up, unleashes potential the latter is top-down, crushes potential.
Lynne Stewart Loses Appeal (tags)
BTL:In Historic Shift, Obama Declares His Support for Same Gender Marriage (tags)
Interview with John Lewis, legal director with the group Marriage Equality USA, conducted by Scott Harris
Lynch Law U.S.A.: State Defends Murderer of Trayvon Martin (tags)
Outrage over the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin compounds daily as the killer remains free, facing no criminal charges for gunning down the unarmed black youth from Miami Gardens, Florida. On February 26, George Zimmerman, a white self-appointed captain of a "neighborhood watch" team in a gated community in the Orlando suburb of Sanford, shot Martin, a black high-school student, who was returning to the home in the development where he and his father were staying. Police and local prosecutors never charged Zimmerman and accepted his cynical claim that he shot the unarmed youth in "self-defense." Thousands have demonstrated around the country, particularly after police tapes of 911 calls by Zimmerman were released, showing that he was stalking Martin. But the main thrust of liberals is to divert the protests into a movement for gun control laws and to get rid of "Stand Your Ground" laws such as Florida's which make it legal to shoot in self-defense. The ruling-class response deliberately tries to obscure the key fact that this was racist murder. Trayvon Martin was killed for the "crime" of "walking while black."
VAWA creates false rape allegations (tags)
Under the Violence Against Women's Act (VAWA) the constitutional rights of men are destroyed. The presumption of innocence, a fundamental piece of American law, is disregarded. In the name of political correctness, thousands of innocent men are incarcerated indefinitely. A vengeful spouse, deranged lover, a jilted girlfriend, an attention seeking loser, or a mentally disturbed woman can have any person arrested on just her word. No evidence is needed, no questions are asked.
National Public Radio's War on Free Speech (tags)
Democracy Now! Co-Host Gonzalez Speaks in San Diego (tags)
"Democracy Now!" co-host Juan Gonzalez spoke in San Diego October 24 as part of a whirlwind tour in support of his new book, "News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media." He made two main points in his talk: that there are three "strains" of American media — the corporate mainstream, the white alternative or "rebel" press, and media owned and controlled by people of color; and that since the 1840's the U.S. government has regulated every technological change in the media in a way that favors the interests of giant corporations over ordinary people.
Your cell phone company is helping the police spy on you (tags)
Uncle Sam is listening to your cell phone?
Debt Ceiling Roulette (tags)
Targeting Professor Terri Ginsberg's Academic and Speech Freedoms (tags)
Carlos Montes Arraignment and Protest in Alhambra, California (tags)
Six More Felony Charges are filed against the Los Angeles Peace Activist while demonstrations occur across the U.S. Citing FBI Harassment Policies Photo Set 2 of 2
Carlos Montes Arraignment and Protest in Alhambra, California (tags)
Six More Felony Charges are filed against the Los Angeles Peace Activist while demonstrations occur across the U.S. Citing FBI Harassment Policies Photo Set 1 of 2
KPFA's GOP Activist (tags)
A Republican activist at KPFA? She is chair of the GOP in San Francisco and a rising star in her party. Her husband is a former KPFA board member who contributed $250 to the GOP last year.
Japan's Leaking Water Radiation 100,000 Times Above Normal (tags)
Rally Against Hate and Nazi Rally March 19, 2011 - Claremont, Ca (tags)
We gathered in Claremont March 19, 2011 on awkward circumstances.
Unarmed and Afraid (tags)
Alleged mail thief shot and wounded by Anaheim Police. A look at the OC officer-involved shootings on the Orange Juice Blog. Featuring the stories of Caesar Cruz, Julian Collender, Andres Ramirez and Julian Alexander.
Wisconsin Labor Leads 2d American Revolution (tags)
One year ago, on March 4, California students and teachers had a one-day strike for education, but nothing has improved because we did not have a general strike. Today, Wisconsin workers are striking and protesting the planned Democrat-Republican attack on the workingclass so as to maximize the profits of the capitalist class. The whole country should join this 2d American Revolution with all deliberate speed.
Democrat Obama Chooses anti-union, anti-gay Charlotte NC for 2012 convention (tags)
In choosing Charlotte, North Carolina to host the 2012 Democratic National Convention, President Obama selected a city with no unionized hotels, a non-union convention center, and the least union membership of the four options. AND Charlotte is not a friendly place for LGBT people.
Pro-Mubarak Thugs are Traitors to Egypt! (tags)
The pro-Mubarak thugs in Egypt attacking peaceful pro-democracy protesters are traitors to their people and nation. The pro-Mubarak thugs are most likely plainclothes police fearful of losing their favored status once Mr. Mubarak accepts his status as a deceased dictator and steps down ASAP. Here in the U.S., we question our government's funding of Egypt's military and CIA collaboration with a thirty year tyrant!
AFGHANS MEMORIALIZED IN ART (tags)
A national tour of mural art memorializing Afghan civilian casualties will be displayed in Los Angeles on Feb. 19. Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan opens at the Social and Public Art Resource Center in Venice, CA.
Injustice for All: Obama's Immigration Agenda (tags)
More on Obama's Capitulation and Betrayal (tags)
capitulating to Republicans
“Know Your Rights,” Progressive Attorneys Tell Activist San Diego (tags)
Though guest of honor Ted Burke, one of 11 Midwest peace and social justice activists recently detained and harassed by the FBI, wasn't able to make Activist San Diego's November 15 meeting on law enforcement and political activism, the discussion was still compelling. Local attorneys and activists Kate Yavenditti, Frank Gormlie and Alex Landon reviewed the history of anti-Left and anti-progressive repression in San Diego and discussed what rights you have when you're stopped by law enforcement or when police officers come to your home.
Biden/Bibi nuke war game begins with 4 real China Syndromes! (tags)
Just hours after I posted the breaking news about Saturday's surprise nuke exercise, the Indian Point nuclear power plant 24 miles from New York City was in a crisis.
State repression and resistance / Represión estatal y resistencia (tags)
Sunday, September 26, 2010 MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota and DURHAM, North Carolina - News of FBI raids on the homes of antiwar and international solidarity activists sent shockwaves throughout the activist community and also sparked calls for unity and resistance to these acts of state repression.
Domingo, 26 de septiembre 2010 MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota y DURHAM, Carolina del Norte - La comunidad activista fue sacudida por noticias de allanamientos realizados por el FBI en casas de activistas de los movimientos antiguerra y por la solidaridad internacional, y provocaron un llamado a la unidad y resistencia ante estos hechos de represión estatal.
Obama's Justice Dept Attacks Peace Groups as "Terrorist" (tags)
Under Democrat Harry Truman, it was the Communist bogeyman that was used to destroy the Left that had built the labor movement; today Democrat Barack Obama uses the terrorist bogeyman to try to destroy the peace movement, both actions for the same goals: To maximize the profits of the capitalist class. Here is the news from Twin Cities and Chicago Indymedia of FBI terrorism across the country.
Kaplan University Ripping Off Poor Students for Profit (tags)
stealing from the poor
Is It a Gallery or a Garage? Larry Caveney’s Is Both (tags)
Every month, artist Larry Caveney throws open the door of his garage and reveals … an art gallery displaying a carefully curated theme show. In this interview from the September 2010 Zenger's Newsmagazine, he talks about his history of exploring non-traditional art spaces and the way The Garage helps him and the other artists he shows reach an audience in a comfortable non-commercial venue.
Mexican Drug Cartels operating in the U.S. through street gangs (tags)
Mexican Drug Cartels have reached across the international border into the United States to kill people including Americans and their reach extends North, East and West across our nation. MDC’S have ordered the killings of drug dealers, American gang members, U.S. Consulate employees, a Detention Officer with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, DEA agent, ICE informant and U.S. Military personal. MDC’S are also responsible for many kidnapping’s of Americans on American soil and have taken Americans to Mexico to be tortured, maimed and murdered, with very little or no retaliation from the U.S. Government.
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.
Imprisoning Children for Life (tags)
only America and Israel do it
Never Turn Back: SNCC's 50th and the Ongoing Battle for Democracy (tags)
Full and firsthand report on the SNCC 50th Anniversary Gathering in Raleigh, NC, April 15-18 .
China's Documentation of US Human Rights Abuses (tags)
China's account is accurate and revealing
Pentagon Shooter John Bedell,Mises and Death In Baltimore:Agora Inc.,Rey Rivera..... (tags)
This post has to do with the mysterious death of Agora Inc employee Rey Rivera in 2006 who was committing stock fraud for his own personal gain and more so for the profits of his bosses at Agora Inc that included his evil 'friend' of years past,Porter Stansberry, as well as Bill Bonner,James Dale Davidson and the evil Lord William Rees-Mogg of UK who founded or who have been behind Agora Inc stock fraud and money laundering operation for decades. .
Transgender CD Release Party (tags)
Ok, so it's time for another party with your favorite collective Trans/Giving we are copresenting with Trans-Genre to celebrate Trans-Fusions CD release 2! The show features tons of multifaceted performers. WHEN: Saturday March 6th 9pm-2am WHERE: The Palms Bar 8572 Santa Monica Blvd West Hollywood
Global Sweatshop Wage Slavery (tags)
Worker exploitation in America and globally
WHEN WILL OUR U.S. SUPREME COURT START PROTECTING ALL OF US little people in America ??? (tags)
THIS LA TIMES NEWSPAPER STORY IS HAPPENING ALL ACROSS AMERICA, SO WHY IS OUR U.S.SUPREME COURT ACTING SO HELPLESS ???
Imp Tossing! Keelhauling! What Not? 1/24 (tags)
Imp tossing probably started in Ithaca with their favorite imp, Terry Garahan pushing alleged suicides into the gorges from grassy overlooks - "This is my favorite spot!" Now I hear that they have been tossing imps from high rises in the midwest. Is this the rage of the future?
Remarks by Richard L. Trumka, President, AFL-CIO, National Press Club, Washington, DC (tags)
Our economy does not work without good jobs, so we must take action now to restore workers' voices in America. The systematic silencing of American workers by denying our right to form unions is at the heart of the disappearance of good jobs in America. We must pass the Employee Free Choice Act so that workers can have the chance to turn bad jobs into good jobs, and so we can reduce the inequality which is undermining our prospects for stable economic growth. And we must do it now—not next year, not even this summer. Now.
California Socialist Party USA Endorses March 4th to Defend Education (tags)
Members of Socialist Party USA will be joining students and demonstrations nationwide on March 4th to defend education and to support the rights of students and working people.
The Libertarian C.N.T. and the F.A.I. Supported Freedom of Religion in Spain (tags)
“Could any other declaration be made? It is de rigueur (socially obligatory -ed) that in any programme type declaration we register our respect for religions…” 1. states the C.N.T. on May 10th, 1938 Circular No. 12.
Defeat U.S. War on Afghanistan and Iraq! (tags)
On December 1, President Barack Obama officially announced a massive escalation of the U.S. war on Afghanistan, tripling the number of American military personnel there since Obama took office. This move marks a decision by Washington to continue the colonial occupation of Afghanistan indefinitely, and with it the bloody slaughter of the Afghan people. Obama’s claim that he would “begin the transfer” of U.S. forces by mid-2011 was just sucker bait for gullible liberals. “Afghanistan Is Now Obama’s War,” proclaimed the media from New York to London to Mumbai. But Afghanistan has been the Democrats’ war since the moment it was launched, in September 2001, and together with the war on Iraq, it is a bipartisan imperialist war. No one in Washington thinks the Afghan puppet army will be able to handle the Taliban. The actual U.S. strategy is not to defeat the Taliban but to weaken it enough so that elements of the Islamists can be brought into a political deal. It is striking that in the United States, a majority of the population is turning against the war even though there hasn’t been a major national antiwar march in more than two years – ever since the start of the last presidential election campaign. At protests following Obama’s announcement of more troops to Afghanistan, organizers carefully avoided any signs mentioning the president by name. Our Internationalist contingent, in contrast, carried signs including, “Hey Obama, How Many Kids Did You Kill Today? Defeat Imperialist Slaughter in Afghanistan, Iraq.”
More Arrests in America's War on Islam (tags)
America's political persecution continues
Epidemics for Dummies 11/18 (tags)
Epidemics for Dummies 11/18 Sat, 11/18/2009 - 10:18 — ConcernedCanadian The media is still hellbent on terrifying you with their flu hysteria in order to inject you with toxified vaccines or worse; thus I will continue to expose that which has been hidden. (Matt. 10:26)
Epidemics for Dummies 11/15 (tags)
The media is still hell bent on terrifying you with their flu hysteria in order to inject you with toxified vaccines or worse; thus I will continue to expose that which has been hidden. (Matt. 10:26)
Freedom of Religion in Libertarian Spain (tags)
Hello, For anyone interested, here is Part 2 of the 'Libertarian Spain in the 1930's' series
The justification offered for the new military bases in Colombia is the "war on drugs (tags)
"The justification offered for the new military bases in Colombia is the "war on drugs." The fact that the justification is even offered is remarkable. Suppose, for example, that Colombia, or China, or many others claimed the right to establish military bases in Mexico to implement their programs to eradicate tobacco in the U.S., by fumigation in North Carolina and Kentucky, interdiction by sea and air forces, and dispatch of inspectors to the U.S. to ensure it was eradicating this poison-which is, in fact, far more lethal even than alcohol, which in turn is far more lethal than cocaine or heroin, incomparably more than cannabis. The toll of tobacco use is truly fearsome, including "passive smokers" who are seriously affected though they do not use tobacco themselves. The death toll overwhelms the lethal effects of other dangerous substances."
More Obama Administration Witch-Hunt Prosecutions (tags)
Targeting Muslims continues under Obama
September-October 2009 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! (tags)
No Immigrant Bashing! Support Immigrant Rights!
Twenty Minutes with the President (tags)
I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with our 44th President of the United States of America, Barack Hussein Obama, while he was out promoting his health care reform initiative. I requested 30 minutes given the scope and detail of my inquiry; they said I could have 20. Twenty minutes, 1200 seconds, not a lot of time to question the President about one of the most important events in our nation’s history. The following is a transcript of our remarkable discussion.
Martial Law Alert Over Swine Flu (tags)
Potential draconian laws coming over swine flu
Code Pink Betrayed by Anti-War's "Leadership" (tags)
While Cindy Sheehan led Code Pink's protests against the U.S. led war in Iraq outside of Bush's Crawford , TX ranch, she was the most popular activist with the anti-war's pro-Democrat establishment, yet Code Pink's current protests against Obama's continued military occupations in both Iraq and Afghanistan are ignored and scorned by the establishment neoliberals who claim to lead the peace movement. Most likely we can expect this neoliberal establishment element to support additional U.S. troops sent to Afghanistan, our current alpine quagmire..
Obama Watch: August 11, 2009 (tags)
Six months of O'BS, the current president, is more than enough time to make the promised "change" and the only change is for the worse for the workingclass. There are now daily news reports of the horrors perpetrated by the Democrat O'BS.
No Letup in Political Witch-Hunts Under Obama (tags)
Obama political persecutions
Vaccination Myths and Truths (tags)
Federal Government Closes down Liberty Dollar (tags)
Many believe that the Liberty Dollar is a much sounder currency than the U.S. Government's paper dollar
“Outrage”: Exposing Hypocrisy or Perpetrating It? (tags)
“Outrage,” Kirby Dick’s new documentary on the practice of “outing” closeted Queer politicians who take positions in opposition to the mainstream Queer community’s political agenda, is an old-fashioned morality play in which the heroes are the activists and journalists who “out” such people and the villains are the politicians themselves and the mainstream corporate media which refuse to cover the issue. But the “outers” can also be seen as political enforcers of a liberal-Left orthodoxy that ignores both the political and the sexual diversity of the Queer community.
FDR's New Deal v. Obamanomics in Their First 100 Days (tags)
stark mirror opposites
US escalates threats against Pakistan (tags)
US escalates threats against Pakistan
The international monetary system's breakdown is underway (tags)
The international monetary system's breakdown is underway
Honeybees in danger (tags)
Honeybees in danger
Ice-free Arctic Ocean possible in 30 years (tags)
Ice-free Arctic Ocean possible in 30 years
Marine mammals will die in Navy warfare testing program (tags)
Marine mammals will die in Navy warfare testing program
Iraq puppet government prepares to execute hundreds of gays (tags)
Iraq puppet government prepares to execute hundreds of gays
The California Water Wars: Not A Conflict Between Fish and People (tags)
Is the cost of destroying the thousands of jobs provided to the economy by California and Oregon fisheries, the tourist industry, and Delta and Sacramento Valley farms worth providing subsidized water to corporate agribusiness to irrigate toxic, drainage impaired land on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley?
Modern Slavery in America (tags)
Slavery thrives in America. Only its form has changed.
Corporate Front Group gives “Defense of the American Worker” awards to Anti-Worker - Legis (tags)
EXPOSED: Senator Richard Burr and U.S. Representative Howard Coble below have among the worst records in Congress on workers’ rights. How Dare they accept an award t on “Defense of the American Worker”.
Endorse: U.S. Trade Unionists Support S. African and Australian Dockers' Boycott of Israel (tags)
Join us in publicizing the example of South African and Australian dock workers, and working toward the same kind of labor solidarity here at home.
Local Residents to Protest Plans for Paramilitary Training Center in Riverside, CA (tags)
LOCAL RESIDENTS ASK: WHY WAS THIS PRIVATE PARAMILITARY FIRM APPROVED BY THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS? Protest Planned Against Procinctu Plans to Build Private Military Training Center on Tuesday, January 27 Residents Hopes to Halt Construction of "The Ranch" Inspired by Successful Battle Against Blackwater's Plans in San Diego County WHERE: Outside the Riverside County Administrative Center, at 4080 Lemon Street, Riverside CA WHEN: 8:30 to 9:30 AM, Tuesday January 27, 2009 Protest outside Riverside County Administrative Center 11:00 a.m: Protesters will move inside to express concerns to Riverside County Board of Supervisors general meeting during Oral Communication
1/9 Palestine Watch: U.S. covertly shipping arms to Israel (tags)
The U.S. is seeking to hire a merchant ship to deliver hundreds of tons of arms to Israel from Greece later this month, tender documents seen by Reuters show....
We Are Already In The Future! (tags)
At election’s denouement, to the Right the outraged, self loathing of the loser & the losers, including one dude standing mutely in Michigan, a Republican delegate, in a Klan suit, describing Obama as an “Islamic communist”. To the Left, the self important drears who had urged us to throw our votes away, as they objectively, in the name of their “principles”, gave votes to John McCain.
JFAV Oct 10 Nationwide Mass Actions-Fight Racism! (tags)
Bailout the Filipino Veterans, Not the Corrupt Capitalists! No Justice, No Peace! On Friday, October 10, in Los Angeles and San Francisco,hundreds of Filipino American students, youth and veterans with their allies from AJLPP, ANSWER-LA, PCORE, SIPA,SEIU, LAANE and other groups held their rallies in front of the Federal Building in the two cities for Filipino veterans rights.
AJLPP Support JFAV Mass Actions for the Final Push for Filipino Veterans Rights- (tags)
he AJLPP stands for and supports the final offensive in the US Congress focused on the Senate to call a conference committee to pass the veterans bill, AJLPP West Coordinator Arturo P. Garcia said. The mass actions will be held from October 6 to 10, 2008 U.S wide.
AJLPP Support JFAV Mass Actions for the Final Push for Filipino Veterans Rights- (tags)
“ The demand of Filipino World War II veterans for their benefits and rights is just and reasonable cause and no amount of denial and delay from the US Congress can justify its callous and racist actions of stalling the benefits bill denied from them for 63 years.” The AJLPP stands for and supports the final offensive in the US Congress focused on the Senate to call a conference committee to pass the veterans bill, AJLPP West Coordinator Arturo P. Garcia said. The mass actions will be held from October 3 to 10, 2008 U.S wide.
Free Reception and Closing Exhibit of Allensworth: 100 Years of the California Dream (tags)
National Black Farm leaders travel to Los Angeles to celebrate Gumption at the Junction: Allensworth and connect the historical legacy of Black Farmers in California to the new released report "A Seat at the Table: Diversity and the 2008 Farm Bill. New opportunity to grow fresh fruits and vegetables in our communities expanding job creation, technical education and economic development in partnership with USDA, CDFA and regional organizations.
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.
CHINA'S ALL-SEEING EYE!!! (tags)
"The security cameras are just one part of a much broader high-tech surveillance and censorship program known in China as "Golden Shield." The end goal is to use the latest people-tracking technology — thoughtfully supplied by American giants like IBM, Honeywell and General Electric — to create an airtight consumer cocoon: a place where Visa cards, Adidas sneakers, China Mobile cellphones, McDonald's Happy Meals, Tsingtao beer and UPS delivery (to name just a few of the official sponsors of the Beijing Olympics) can be enjoyed under the unblinking eye of the state, without the threat of democracy breaking out."
John Edwards Fiddled While America Burned (tags)
John Edwards’ sleazy extramarital affair reminded me of the excesses in the final days of the Roman Empire. In 2006, Edwards began his trysts with his mistress. He stopped lying about the seedy affair on Aug. 8, 2008. Meanwhile, about 1,955 U.S. troops died in the Iraq War. While Edwards was “doing” his paramour, others in Washington, D.C., like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, have been “doing” the public about ending the war and impeachment.
Mexican Drug Cartels Out of Control in the U.S. and Mexico (tags)
In many areas of the United States the cartels have entered into partnerships with local gangs, in others they have directly assumed control of local drug distribution
Interview With Cindy Sheehan – The Peace Mom vs. Congressional Madam (Speaker) (tags)
Cindy Sheehan speaks candidly about why she is running for Congress and plans to de-throne Rep. Nancy Pelosi.
McCain's Nomination - A Possible September Surprise? (tags)
potential September fireworks
Mon 6/9 Jeremy Scahill Returns to LA, As So-Cal Continues to Battle Blackwater on Border (tags)
As So-Cal Battles Blackwater Training Facility on Cal-Mex Border, Jeremy Scahill is VISITING LOS ANGELES for talk, discussion, and book signing for the release of the fully updated paperback edition: WHEN: MONDAY, JUNE 9TH AT 7:00 PM WHERE: Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Westminster Chapel 3300 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90010 (@Berendo Street, 2 blocks west of Vermont Ave.)
Obama vs. The Lobby (tags)
The fact that Obama places American interests above Israeli/Zionist Appeasement should be reason enough to support him.
New Blackwater Controversy on the U.S.-Mexico Border (tags)
A proposed project run by the private military contractor Blackwater Worldwide is once again kicking up political hay on the US-Mexico border. Earlier rebuffed in its attempt to open a large training camp in the rural San Diego County community of Potrero, Blackwater now finds itself in a battle over the company's bid to open a training facility for the US Navy. Like Potrero, the latest controversy has pried open a Pandora's Box of thorny issues ranging from border relations to the Iraq war. The current dispute centers on Blackwater's plans to manage a 48-student school in San Diego County's Otay Mesa on the US-Mexico border and just down the road from US Border Patrol offices. According to Blackwater's plans, the site will offer indoor shooting instruction and simulated ship training to improve the anti-terrorist skills of naval personnel.
May Day Strike Against the War Shuts Down All U.S. West Coast Ports (tags)
On May 1, every port on the West Coast of the United States was shut down to demand an end to the U.S. war and occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan. The historic May Day walkout by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) is the first time ever that an American union has struck against a U.S. war. The union ranks defied the rulings of an arbitrator, who twice ordered them to go to work. They overcame the capitulations of the ILWU leadership, which didn't want the work stoppage in the first place, tried to water it down and cowered before the threats of legal action while waving the flag. The employers' Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) declared the May 1 port shutdown an "illegal strike." But after all the huffing and puffing from the bosses' mouthpieces, the dock workers pointed the way to defeating the imperialist war by mobilizing working-class power. In the end, it was more than a work stoppage. The dock workers' May Day strike against the war was a first step, a show of what it will take to bring down the warmongers in Washington. Their "symbolic" action was felt all the way to Iraq, where dock workers in two ports stopped work in solidarity with the ILWU. But it was only a beginning. What is needed is not only industrial action but a political offensive against the Democrats and Republicans, the partner parties of American imperialism, to build a class-struggle workers party.
JUSTICE AND EQUITY NOW! (tags)
After 63 years, finally US Senate on April 24, 2008 passed the Veterans Expanded Benefits Bill with a vote of 96-1. This bill is generally an omnibus bill enhancing benefits to most US veterans. The provision of S.57 was partly incorporated in S. 1315 which will afford the Filipino veterans in the US to receive the same benefits as those of their US veteran counterpart. Those who are residing in the Philippines shall receive a monthly special pension of $300/month if the bill is finally signed into law. The Senate also voted 56-41 to defeat the effort of Sen. Richard Burr(R, NC) to redirect pension to wards U.S veterans. Almost all those who opposed the bill including Senator Burr and Craig voted for the bill. Democratic Senator Barack Obama who promised to vote for the bill and Republican candidate John McCain were not able to vote and were absent. Senator Hillary Clinton voted for the bill. Work Ahead “Our work has just begun our next target will be the House of Representatives to pass the bill and give justice, equity and correct the errors of racism for the Filipino World War II veterans” Arturo Garcia. JFAV and People’s CORE Coordinator said. For more than half a century, the Filipino World War II veterans have been seeking for just and equal recognition as US veterans. The house bill HR 760 should continue to gain support from legislators in the House with the passage of S. 1315 in Senate.
All Out on May Day! (tags)
On May 1, all 29 ports on the U.S. West Coast are to be shut down by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) in protest against the U.S. war on Afghanistan and Iraq. This is a historic event of international significance: labor action against imperialist war by a major American union. The strategically placed port workers in the ILWU can bring commerce with Asia to a grinding halt, and they’re about to demonstrate it. The maritime employers are already screaming, and you can bet it’s got the attention of the warmongers in Washington. All labor should take up the challenge this poses: For workers strikes against the war! Meanwhile, immigrants’ rights groups are once again mobilizing on May Day. And on April 30 and May 1, the independent truckers who move cargo to and from the docks may play an important role in a shutdown. The imperialist war on Afghanistan and Iraq is also a war on immigrants, minorities, working people and democratic rights “at home.” We need to defeat this attack here and abroad, in opposition to both the capitalist war parties. The “antiwar movement,” whose aim has always been to pressure the Democrats, is at a dead end. What’s needed is working-class action independent of the bosses. What that takes is a fundamental break from the Democratic Party and the pro-capitalist politics that infuse the labor bureaucracy.
US Senate Passes Equity Bill, 96-1 (tags)
The US Senate began deliberation on S.1315 or the Filipino Veterans Equity Bill on April 22, 2008 and today, with a vote of 96-1, the bill was finally passed. This bill is generally an omnibus bill enhancing benefits to most US veterans. The provision of S.57 was partly incorporated in S. 1315 which will afford the Filipino veterans in the US to receive the same benefits as those of their US veteran counterpart. Those who are residing in the Philippines shall receive a monthly special pension of $300/month if the bill is finally signed into law. " We would like to thank the leadership of the Senators Inouye and Senator Akaka and all veterans advocates especially the youth for making it a possibility for this bill to pass. This is our long awaited desire to be recognized for all our sacrifices during World War II," said veteran leader Peping Baclig, National JFAV Coordinator..
Military Test is Mandatory in Hundreds of High Schools (tags)
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery or ASVAB provides the military easy access to more than a half million high school students nationwide. It is one of the military’s most successful recruiting devices. Although the military calls the ASVAB voluntary, many students are coerced into taking it and thousands of high school juniors are forced to do so.
Blackwater California Bid is Withdrawn (tags)
Blackwater Worldwide dropped its plans yesterday to build a military and law enforcement training camp in East County, San Diego, ending a storm of controversy over the security contractor's presence in the county.
The Populist Surge (tags)
In the state that will kick off the presidential election this week, it's not a good time to be part of the moneyed elite--even in the Republican Party.
Fugitive Laurean took bus from Juarez to Guadalajara (tags)
Mexico has a longstanding record of refusing to extradite suspects to the United States if they face a possible death sentence upon conviction.
"Doomsday Seed Vault" in the Arctic (tags)
On this God-forsaken island Bill Gates is investing tens of his millions along with the Rockefeller Foundation, Monsanto Corporation, Syngenta Foundation and the Government of Norway, among others, in what is called the ‘doomsday seed bank.’ Officially the project is named the Svalbard Global Seed Vault on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, part of the Svalbard island group.
Irish Allies of US Stoptorturenow Show: CIA CAN'T KEEP A SECRET (tags)
Pity the poor CIA. What use is a secret service that can't keep a secret? Agents of other secret services should be aware the the loose lips and poor tradecraft of the Americans put the foreigners at risk of arrest and worse.
Iraq's Laboratory of Repression (tags)
The Bush administration is turning Iraq into a test tube for modern techniques of repression, from sophisticated biometrics that track populations to devastating weapons systems that combine night-vision optics from drone aircraft, heat resonance imaging and deadly firepower from the sky to kill suspected insurgents. The harsh repression surrounding the “surge” has drawn far less U.S. press attention. The grim reality, however, is that an increasingly desperate American military has stepped up its indiscriminate killing and jailing of Iraqis, especially “military-age males” or MAMS.
Blackwater and the Brothers Krongard: How Cookie Crumbled (tags)
Accused of blocking an investigation into Blackwater, State Department IG Howard Krongard told Congress that his brother Buzzy has no ties to the military contractor. Buzzy says different.
Blackwater's California Wildfire Relief Efforts Backfire With Local Residents (tags)
While hundreds of thousands of citizens were fleeing Southern California's wildfires in October, Blackwater USA was charging back in. While the fires still burned, executives from the private security firm personally delivered food and supplies to displaced residents and eventually set up temporary housing. But don't accuse Blackwater of taking advantage of the disaster for the purposes of self-promotion. The company insists that it is just a friendly corporate citizen.
Full Spectrum Mercenaries: Blackwater Goes to Mexico (tags)
If and when private security contractor Blackwater USA and its heavily-armed operatives are forced to pull out of Iraq as the result of the September 16th rampage in downtown Baghdad when its employees massacred up to 28 Iraqis, Mexico could be a profitable option for the North Carolina-based company.
Kucinich's Resolution Survives Tabling Attempt, Is Referred to Judiciary Committee (tags)
Full details thanks to David Swanson of AfterDowningStreet.org. Plus Kucinich Press Statement and Full Text of Kucinich's Speech on the Floor, with Three Articles of Impeachment Against Richard B. Cheney.
Blackwater ‘Fire Relief’ a PR Campaign to Win Hearts and Minds, Timed Influence Voters (tags)
s Blackwater ‘Fire Relief’ Part of Larger PR Campaign to Win Hearts and Minds and Timed to Influence Local Voters? Potrero Residents/Fire Victims Speak-Out in Wake of Up Coming Recall Election - Referendum Could Put End to Blackwater West Project– Deadline to Mail Ballots to Voters in Just Two Weeks Conflict of Interest Questions Raised as Mercenary VP Allowed Through Sheriff’s Blockade With Supplies While Community-Based Relief Efforts for Potrero and Immigrant Residents of Surrounding Area Were Thwarted or Delayed
Torture, Paramilitarism, Occupation and Genocide (tags)
The ugly face of US imperialism
Contracting Out the War in Iraq (tags)
After Blackwater USA’s recent street shoot out in Baghdad, which resulted in as many as 17 civilian deaths, the role of mercenaries in Iraq has received extra attention in the media. Although they have played a key role in the occupation of Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein, these “private security contractors” have for the most part flown under the public radar. For example, the debate over a U.S. withdrawal from Iraq usually centers around the 160,000 military personnel occupying the country. But what about the estimated 182,000 private contractors now deployed in Iraq? During the 1991 Gulf War, the troop-to-private contractor ratio was about 60 to 1. Now they outnumber uniformed troops, more than doubling the actual size of the occupation force. Private contractors in Iraq do everything from cooking food and doing the laundry to driving trucks and building bridges. Using them on such a vast scale is part of the privatization of the war, which is not only politically convenient, but results in massive profits for the companies involved. As of July 2007, there were more than 630 war contracting companies working in Iraq for the U.S. government.
Blackwater Training US Police (tags)
The mercenary firm Blackwater USA is well known for the controversy involving its "shoot first, ask no questions" policy in Iraq.
Blackwater USA Faces Congress and Wrath of Tiny CA Town (tags)
As US Congress Committee on Oversight and Government holds hearings on the use of private security contractors in Iraq--including testimony from Blackwater USA Chairman Erik Prince--local opponents of Blackwater USA are planning a major rally, for the first time at the gates of the proposed Blackwater West site, on Saturday, October 6th through Sunday, October, 7th.
Blackwater cancels planned expansion (tags)
RALEIGH, N.C. — In more fallout from the Sept. 16 shooting in Baghdad that left 11 Iraqis dead, Blackwater USA apparently has stopped its expansion projects.
Rev. Billy Graham: A Prince of War Exposed (tags)
The Rev. Billy Graham, a darling of the Evangelical Right, has never seen a U.S. war that he couldn’t bless. He once advocated that President Richard M. Nixon bomb the “dikes” in the north of Vietnam. He also criticized the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. for speaking out against the war. A new book, “The Prince of War: Billy Graham’s Crusade for a Wholly Christian Empire,” by Cecil Bothwell exposes the camera-mugging preacher as a serial warmonger.
Summer of Record Breaking Weather (tags)
[NOAA just released it's report on this summer's weather. This is what global warming looks like.]
September 11: The empire and its lies (tags)
Cuban President Fidel Castro on Wednesday reflected on the six long years since the painful September 11 episode in the US, about which it is known there has been deliberate disinformation...
Subprime warning signals ignored? (tags)
Regulators passed over chances to curb abuses. "The music has stopped. The people without a chair are going under."
Top Ten “Fry Mumia” Myths Debunked (Myth #1) (tags)
The following is the first in a series of ten articles I have written answering the top ten myths being circulated by those who advocate execution or continued prison for Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Cindy Sheehan Hammered Hard in UK Guardian Piece (tags)
Cindy Sheehan Hammered Hard in UK Guardian
Re: Cindy Sheehan too cowardly yet again to address war for Israel agenda with Chris Matth (tags)
THIS AUGUST: Convergences 4 Climate Action -- Down w/ the Fossil Fuel Empire & Up w/ Life! (tags)
COME CO-CREATE AN ALTERNATIVE TO AN ENERGY-DEPENDENT WORLD!
Just under a month from now -- August 8-14th -- regional North American Convergences for Climate Action will bring hundreds of social justice and environmental activists together to fight the fossil fuel empire and create truly sustainable, bio-regionally appropriate and community-based responses to climate change. The events on the West Coast and in the Southeast are modeled after the inspiring 2006 Climate Camp in the UK, which will reemerge this year at Heathrow Airport from August 14th-21st.
Announcement/PHOTO OF CIA Agent in First CIA Renditions Trial-starts tomorrow (tags)
The long awaited trial of 26 CIA agents led by Robert Seldon Lady (left in photo) begins tomorrow in Milan, Italy, despite the presence of President Bush in Italy! In conjunction with this, a North Carolina group is scheduling a training sesssion at the headquarters of the CIA's airline, Aero Contractors Ltd. -- something CALCULATED TO SEE THAT THERE ARE MANY MORE SUCH TRIALS.
From Historic Jamestown, VA to the Endgame (tags)
Virginia is steeped in history. Recently, I decided to take in Jamestown. It sits on the James River, not far from the Chesapeake Bay. Founded in 1607, by the Brits, it almost went the way of the lost colony of Roanoke. However, Captain John Smith, a so-called “commoner,” saved the day. By the time, the Native Americans leaders figured out what a mortal threat the British interlopers posed to them, it was too late for them to do anything about it.
GM Food Producers Put USDA in Their Pocket (tags)
The primary intent of this passage is to deny local or state rights to regulate genetically engineered crops or food.
Tracking Torture (tags)
"They Want to Keep Others from Doing What We Did. They Want to Shut Down Protest." To follow the progress of the trial of Jesuit Fr. Steve Kelly and Franciscan Fr. Louis Vitale, and/or to help, go to http://www.tortureontrial.org/
End LAPD Brutality: Remove LA Prosecutor Steve Cooley & Fire Bratton (tags)
With substantial support from George W. Bush and the local forces of the extreme right, the LAPD and its financed-DA (Steve Cooley - Republican) have succeeded in transforming Los Angeles County to a well-engineered police state.
2001 - 2007: LAPD's Reign of Terror Unchecked (tags)
The brutal rampage by LAPD in McArthur Park on May 1, 2007 was culmination of a 6-year old secrete but intricate policy by the Bush administration and local forces of the extreme right in reversing attempts to reform LAPD after Rodney King and Rampart Scandal.
"Worthy and Unworthy Victims" (tags)
Bush administration police state tactics targeting innocent victims
Democratic presidential candidates debate where to wage war next (tags)
In the first debate between candidates for the Democratic Party’s 2008 presidential nomination, the leading contenders made clear that whatever their differences with the Bush administration’s handling of the war in Iraq, they are all committed to maintaining the US occupation of the oil-rich country and that, if elected president, they would not hesitate to use US military power anywhere in the world to defend the geo-political interests of American imperialism. The debate, which was broadcast by MSNBC television from South Carolina State University, included ostensible front runners New York Senator Hillary Clinton, Illinois Senator Barack Obama and former North Carolina senator and vice presidential candidate John Edwards, as well as Delaware Senator Joseph Biden, Connecticut Senator Christopher Dodd and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson. Also included were Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich and former Alaska senator Mike Gravel.
As Opposition to 'Blackwater West' Grows, Author of Bestseller Blackwater Tours CA (tags)
As Local Residents and Their Congressman Move to Block Plans for ‘Blackwater West’ in California, Jeremy Scahill Author of NY Times Bestseller Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army Launches Book Tour Across State April 26th – May 5th
The Long Ordeal of Sami Al-Arian - Civil and Human Rights Advocate and Political Prisoner (tags)
Sami Al-Arian's long struggle for justice
NLG calls for investigation re: UCLA Campus Police Tasers Student (tags)
The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) calls for an independent investigation into the use of a Taser by the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Police Department against 23-year-old student Mostafa Tabatabainejad on November 14, 2006. The Guild rejects the use of, and threats to use, Tasers as an excessive use of force and urges an investigation into the incident and UCLA's Taser policy.
The Lord's Press Release (tags)
The February 24th edition features secret words hidden until the time of the end. Heed my words and I will tell you great and hidden things you do not know. Bush Daddy says that the English made the Potato Famine happen. Lets catch the culprit soon. Then Bush Daddy said that the English Jews did it. So I reminded him that his Walker forefather was an English Jew. I've given them 72 hours to solve this. Do you think they are balking? I think their time is up 2/15/07. As for Ireland, I want to know what kind of people live there today. Was the Potato Famine a plot to uproot and supplant a population?
The Lord's Press Release (tags)
Heed my words and I will tell you great and hidden things you do not know. Bush Daddy says that the English made the Potato Famine happen. Lets catch the culprit soon. Then Bush Daddy said that the English Jews did it. So I reminded him that his Walker forefather was an English Jew. I've given them 72 hours to solve this. Do you think they are balking? I think their time is up 2/15/07. As for Ireland, I want to know what kind of people live there today. Was the Potato Famine a plot to uproot and supplant a population?
Local Soldier, Dennis L. Sellen, Killed in Iraq (tags)
Army Guardsman Spc. Dennis L. Sellen Jr., a 20-year-old former College of the Canyons student, died this week while serving in Iraq, California Army National Guard officials said Tuesday.
SEE Italy's Proof for Trial of CIA 26 (cr card/phone No.s, IDs) in Imam abduction ... (tags)
This is about blowing the CIA wide open -- with all their dirty tricks and secrets revealed. (Talk about lowlifes getting their comeuppance.)
Pfizer, Halliburton Grab Democrats as Hearings Loom (tags)
Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Pharmaceutical companies and Iraq war contractors, both heavy Republican contributors, are among the companies scrambling to hire lobbyists with Democratic ties as they prepare for congressional investigative hearings next week.
Military give aways by Uncle Sam help expand the local police states (tags)
Military Surplus a boon for the police state! And these articles talk like the stuff is FREE!!! Hell us taxpayer paid thru the nose so Uncle Sam could buy this stuff!
Servant of Rulers (tags)
Extra! Saddam was the one who banished Bush Daddy and W. Gog of the land of Magog became an issue yesterday. Do you know Gog?
The Word Recoils (tags)
"In the shuffling madness of the locomotive breath runs the all-time loser headlong to his death."
NY Congressman Charles Rangel wants to reinstate the draft. Is the draft constitutional? (tags)
So NY Congressman Charles Rangel wants to reinstate the draft. Is the draft, military conscription, or slavery which is really what it is constitutional? Let's take a walk thru the Constitution and Supreme Court decisions and check it out. Is slavery a constitutional method of supplying soldiers for the U.S. Military?
LA Video the Vote Dispatch Center Report (tags)
Below please find a news release detailing incidents addressed by the Los Angeles Video the Vote Rapid Response Task Force today, Election Day, November 7, 2006.
Court-martials ordered for 8 soldiers on murder charges during Iraq service (tags)
Eight soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division will be court-martialed on murder charges stemming from their service in Iraq, including two who face a death sentence for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl and killing her and her family, the military ordered Wednesday.
The Dow's phony new high (tags)
The Dow's phony new high
Chicago plans to add 100 stealth cameras (tags)
Chicago plans to add 100 stealth cameras
World Can't Wait Now in 234 locations (tags)
Ryan White Care Act Stumbles Again (tags)
Los Angeles AIDS Coordinator asserts that Congressional inaction on the Ryan White Care Act could leave thousands of those living with HIV/AIDS short millions of dollars in care and treatment.
Global Day of Action Demands End to Killings in the Philippines (tags)
Global Day of Action Demands End to Killings in the Philippines
How To GET DIEBOLD OUT (tags)
HERES WHAT DID IT: (1) That the vendor post a bond or letter of credit to cover damages resulting from defects in the voting system. Damages shall include, among other items, any costs of conducting a new election attributable to those defects.
International Church leaders Condemns Political Killings in the Philippines (tags)
Condemnations as well as outrage over the unabated and rampant political killings in the Philippines is swelling in the international Christian community. More and more Protestant denominations have expressed alarm over the killings, with the Methodists issuing a statement calling on the US government to pressure Philippine President Arroyo's administration into decisive action. This came on the heels of the latest Amnesty International statement condemning the Arroyo government’s inaction and apparent crackdown of political dissent.
International Church leaders Condemns Political Killings (tags)
Condemnations as well as outrage over the unabated and rampant political killings in the Philippines is swelling in the international Christian community. More and more Protestant denominations have expressed alarm over the killings, with the Methodists issuing a statement calling on the US government to pressure Philippine President Arroyo's administration into decisive action. This came on the heels of the latest Amnesty International statement condemning the Arroyo government’s inaction and apparent crackdown of political dissent.
Populist #31 (tags)
Concerning National Popular Elections
Securitas Security Professionals Working at Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant Vote SPFPA YES (tags)
Securitas tries to underhandedly have trainees vote in this election to undermine the vote in favor of them!
US House votes to cut the estate tax (tags)
US House votes to cut the estate tax
AIPAC AND PRO-WAR, PRO-APARTHEID ISRAEL LOBBIES HAVE BOUGHT CONGRESS (tags)
BOTH STENY HOYER OF MARYLAND AND NANCY PELOSI OF CALIFORNIA HAVE BEEN KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AT AIPAC MEETINGS. BOTH HAVE TAKEN LARGE PRO-ISRAEL PAC CONTRIBUTIONS. BOTH HAVE PLEGED ALLEGENCE TO APARTHEID ISRAEL. NEITHER DESERVE YOUR VOTE. VOTE THEM OUT IN NOVEMBER 2006! REPLACE THEM WITH PROGRESSIVE ANTI-WAR CANDIDATES!
T. Hayes, KKK, and other Facist (tags)
Ongoing and Upcoming Facists actions in Califas. Note Saturday June 17th and 18th. Media slut Ted Hayes & Co. will gather in downtown. The 21st Century Ku Klux Klan ride will be in town that weekend also.
SEC,Christopher Cox,Hillary Clinton and Barbara Boxer Aid CIA'S In-Q-Tel penny stock fraud (tags)
Before beginning any criticism of Barbara Boxer for anything whatsoever it would be unfair to not to praise her for her stance against the Bush Regime's Iraq war from the very beginning.Below is a list of the sad minority of Senators who had the courage or common sense not to place that decision in the hands of the mad man some call 'president', George W Bush.Of course the far right hypocrite Hillary Clinton is another story.She who cries of a 'far right conpiracy' against her and hubby Bill Clinton,is one.
New Book Lays Out Impeachment Crimes and Impeachment Roadmap (tags)
Here are excerpts from our new book, `The Case for Impeachment: The Legal Argument for Removing President George W. Bush from Office,' just released by St. Martin's Press.
Let May Day Last All Month! Save Our Internet! Save Our Access! Just Say No To C.O.P.E! (tags)
The aim of this documentary is to teach people about the destructive nature of legislation known as C.O.P.E. which ... all stands for the Communications Opportunity, Promotion and Enhancement Act.
THREE STATES to vote on forwarding REAL impeachment bills that require US House votes (tags)
author: Constitutionalist ....your own state's legislators can introduce Impeachment Proceedings against Bush immediately as a State Legislature Joint Resolution, that then goes on to be a preferred bill, meaning that it automatically takes precedence over all other bills then in Congress!
Boycott Against Immigrant Repression and for Gulf Coast Reconstruction! (tags)
May 1st – “May Day” – is celebrated by millions of workers throughout the world to express the need for worker solidarity in the struggles for workers rights and human rights. It began based on a struggle by US workers in the 1880’s for the eight-hour day and in opposition to government repression against the labor movement. The May 1st Boycott must also be a mobilization that calls for a major campaign to build Black and Brown unity as an anchor for the unity of people of color and workers in struggling for human rights and global justice.
US government arrests record numbers in factory raids (tags)
In a nationwide dragnet Wednesday, US immigration enforcement agents raided factories across the country arresting nearly 1,200 undocumented workers, a record number for a single operation. The raids come in the wake of massive demonstrations throughout the country protesting reactionary anti-immigrant legislation in Congress and demanding full legal status and citizenship rights for the millions of undocumented workers who have come to find jobs and a better life.
Hundred of Thousands March-Rallied in 70 cities and 33 States for Full Immigrant Rights (tags)
Today, April 10, over 125,000 people took to the streets in Los Angeles for yet another outpouring of support for the cause of immigrant rights. The Los Angeles demonstration was part of a nationwide wave of protests just in the last two days that has continued to rock at least 61 cities across the nation. Yesterday Sunday, a record 500,000 rallied to clamor for justice for immigrants in Dallas, Texas. Today, 300,000 also mobilized in Phoenix, Arizona; 200,000 demonstrated in the nation’s capital, Washington, DC; 100,000 marched and rallied in New York City; another 100,000 protested in Houston, Texas; and 25,000 in Seattle, Washington.
Wireless World: Wirelessly monitoring ECGs (tags)
The wealthy are healthier than the poor due to technology.
Florida's ecosystem, civil rights under attack (tags)
Florida's ecosystems, human and civil rights all coming under attack by corporate influenced development. Some ideas for local communities in FL to regain their health, land and dignity from profit hungry corporations.
"Do It for the Children" (tags)
Dolores Huerta welcomes the Caravan for Migrants to Los Angeles, on its way to demanding humane immigration policies in Sacramento, Washington, and points in between.
LA City Council to Minutemen: Go Home! (tags)
In a stinging denunciation, the L.A. City Council goes on record against the Minutemen and Save Our State, but ices out the farmers.
Historic March for Migrants Rallies in LA Saturday (tags)
News Junkie Scott's Blog (1/27/06) (tags)
New Orleans could lose 80% of its Black population
LOS ANGELES (tags)
LISTED: CIA Planes; EU Pacts for Lynching Muslims; CIA Front Co.s, Lawyers (tags)
CIA DDO (Jose Rodriguez), the chief spy? All are listed below. The 22 American CIA agents allegedly led by Robert Seldon Lady in the 2003 Milan kidnapping of Muslim cleric Abu Omar? The Italian secret service SISMI knew in advance of their operation, just as Mr. Lady claims. There is a document that proves, in writing, such operations involve the cooperation of EU governments. The Milan prosecutor Spataro knows this. Prime Minister Berlusconi knows this. Still, these two men are on a collision course as Spataro prepares for a show trail of the 22 "in absentia" while Berlusconi attempts to get away with denying everything.
Got Brains? (tags)
An Update on the Rapture
READ THIS! (tags)
Since the September 11th attacks, racist groups have gained increasing size and political power.
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).
Terrorism comes to Duke (tags)
The ISM at Duke: The Saga Continues
California Dept. Corps:James Dale Davidson created the 'anti-naked short selling' scam (tags)
Although James Dale Davidson was for years a principal part of Agora Inc.of Baltimore,Maryland and around the world and 'cyberspace',he was also,if not the first to use the 'naked shorting' claim to divert attention away from his own illegal pump and dump of worthless penny stock shares,(and not even audited by the SEC in this day and age),he was the first to take the claim to new levels as an organised penny stock scam.And to use the fraudulent claim that 'certs' or paper certificates were the only way to protect your investments in penny stocks from evil 'naked short' sellers who did their evil by way of 'electronic counterfeitting' of shares.
THURS. 11/17: Counter-Recruitment Bake Sale at the US Army Career Center (tags)
Peace activists dressed as Bush administration officials will hold a fake bake sale for the war in Iraq, bringing to life the bumper sticker saying, "It will be a great day when our schools have all the money they need and the air force has to hold a bake sale to buy a bomber.”
LATINOS - Gulf Coast Slaves in the Katrina Aftermath (tags)
Halliburton and its subcontractors hired hundreds of undocumented Latino workers to clean up after Katrina -- only to mistreat them and throw them out without pay.
Vermont Independence Convention: Confronting the Empire (tags)
On October 28 a statewide convention on state secession and running on the theme “Vermont Independence: An Impossible Dream or a Vision of the Future?” was held in the State House in Montpelier, VT. The last time a convention similar to this was held took place in North Carolina in 1861 when the state decided to secede from the US.
Why is the Federal Government destroying National Security ? (tags)
Federal officials are more responsive to foreign interests than to American citizens ! The President believes in unprotected borders. The Congress aids foreign governments. The Supreme Court evicts private citizens from their property to enrich foreign private profiteers. WHY?
getting tested for mycoplasma and other infectious gulf war diseases (tags)
GO TO THE SITE
Corruption in "Good Ol" North Carolina? (tags)
Is there a “Good Ol Boy” Network in North Carolina?
SOSMM Links to the Past (tags)
A brief history of the Modern Militia Movement in America
Iraq: Bush's Watergate? (tags)
The "Downing Street Memo" could be the last straw, or the spark that lights a fire, for an American public fed up with the Iraq war.
14 House, Senate Races Won by Computer Fraud in 2002 (tags)
[This is not] about getting rid of Bush. It is about defending against an all-out assault on our right as a people to chart our own destiny and our ability to oust those leaders who fail us.
Museums warned about Bible-era fakes (tags)
Bible-era relics were forged. If this really happened, it would be very interresting to find out about the amount of forgery among the current relics that are used to authenticate and essentially promote the modern day understanding of Christianity.
Hunters and the Hunted on the Arizona Border (tags)
Minutemen Vigilantes Target Immigrants
Gunner Palace of Lies (tags)
This review may be a bit belated but I didn't really figure out what was bugging me about the movie until yesterday. "Gunner Palace" bills itself as a neutral, objective, "no politics," documentary which lets the soldiers fighting the Iraq war speak for themselves.
Saving Schiavo While Burying the Real News (tags)
The corporate media were too busy covering a demonstration by 30 fundamentalists trying to keep Shiavo from meeting her maker to bother cover ing the global and nationwide demonstrations against the U.S. Iraq War.
Trouble in the Ranks (tags)
Private Jeremiah Adler wrote home on his sixth day in Army boot camp:
"’I am so fucked up right now... I feel that if I stay here much longer I am not going to be the same person anymore. I have to GO. Please help... Every minute you sit at home I am stuck in a shithole, stripped of self-respect, pride, will, hope, love, faith, worth, everything. Everything I have ever held dear has been taken away. This fucks with your head... This makes you believe you ARE worthless shit. Please help. By the time you get this, things will be worse.’"
Shortly after writing this, his unit was scheduled to ship out, and Jeremiah went AWOL (absent without leave).
Vigilant Resolve (tags)
Remembering The First Siege Of Fallujah: Excerpts From Testimony Submitted To The World Tribunal On Iraq, University of Rome (III), February 10-13, 2005
Liberal Extortion Tactics (tags)
Despite all their idealistic rhetoric about "tolerance," liberals are among the most intolerant individuals.
GOV. HOWARD DEAN POSTS on APFN.net/ I am providing the first public challenge (tags)
Let's see some action!
White House-linked clandestine operation paid for "vote switching" software (tags)
From Online Journal: http://wwwurnal.com/Special_Reports/120604Madsen/120604madsen.html
Nation of Sheep, Turkey of an Election: Ukrainians Show the Way (tags)
A NY Times report shows that the election frauds cited by the Bush Administration to call for annulling the Ukraine presidential election are exactly the same as the frauds that Republican officials committed in the U.S. presidential election. Only difference? They were worse here.
WHY is Exposure, Investigation Critical? Prosecute electoral fraud = Quell Fascism. (tags)
Have republicans in both houses secured seats and hence majority status on the backs of voting machines instead of the backing of the People. Is their good fortune due more to faulty, partisan electronic malfeasence ? INSTEAD of selection made by the force of good ideas, positive path platforms and real, honest acceptance by committed, concerned constituents seeking genuine change. Alarm bells are rringing among the populace, with a recent poll saying 72% believe we are heading in the wrong direction! I believe the citizenry is activated, aware and aghast- WHY is this resonance not reflected in the representation, RutRoh!
Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)
William C. James, 24, was killed in action in the al-Anbar province in the Sunni Triangle Nov. 10.
EUREKA! very telling-Every voting irregularity Always favors RepubliCONS (tags)
Game, Set, Match- Very Telling how every error report, glitch, discrepancy, statistical anomalies, trend-bucking swings and pre and post election shenanigans ALWAYS favors Bush-Heres Why- The democratic base was so massively mobilized that the resounding turnout of the landslide call for change forced the hand of the perpretators and followers of a voting bloc that in actually is a minority and very unpopular. Statisticians, Mathematicians, Professors and citizen-journalists are trying to reconcile discrepancies and surprising trend changes that could not have occurred by chance or random error. Developing stories covered in this report are, 1) How did John Edwards lose North Carolina? 2) Irrefutable evidence from a study in small Ohio counties. 3) Who did the military vote go for? 4) Little did they know THEY would get the trifecta- Exit poll swings in 3 crucial states in which the standard deviation odds against this amount to 1 in 25million. 5)A new Flash animation and 6) Insiders report on Corporate Media/LockDown because of latenight capitulation to disavowing their expensive exit polls, in spite of 100's of reporters believing, feeling and knowing otherwise- allowing big media to defend their legitimacy at expense of fairness, honesty and an adherence to constitutional imperatives and the publics right to know, and trust in a clear conscience for all.
Activists Increase Militance in Wake of Bush's Re-election (tags)
In the wake of Bush's re-election, a string of militants are rising up and taking direct action against Republican, military, and corporate targets. You are cordially invited.
URGENT: ACT NOW (!) TO UNHIJACK THE ELECTION (tags)
The 2004 Presidential election is NOT over! There's evidence the election may have been "hijacked" by fraud and that Bush has NOT won. A nationwide grassroots movement is underway to uncover the fraud, get the votes counted (or recounted) and file lawsuits, and YOUR HELP IS NEEDED NOW. Please spread the word, pitch in some volunteer time, help recruit volunteers with legal and/or computer expertise, and consider donating money. The Presidency won't be decided until the Electoral College meets on December 12; it's not too late to Redefeat Bush Again.
where the hell is our media (tags)
Where the Hell is Our Media? Why aren't they reporting on an explosion of vote corruption cases that have emerged since the election? By Anthony Wade
Ralph Nader Speech Full Text (tags)
The speech Ralph Nader gave at Creighton Univ. on 8/25/04 and a portion of the Q and A afterward. Please remember that in "safe states" you can vote your heart rather than your fears. (recommended: paste to wordpad)
States 'can postpone' U.S. elections (tags)
Both President Bush and some State's - including Florida, New York and California - can potentially postpone the election in "emergency circumstances". Over the last 4 months, three Congressional Research Service reports addressed election postponement, their findings unsettling - Congress appears duly "concerned".
Required Reading for Non-Swing-State Voters (tags)
The speech Ralph Nader gave at Creighton Univ. on 8/25/04 and a portion of the Q and A afterward. Please remember that in "safe states" you can vote your heart rather than your fears. (recommended: paste to wordpad)
Ralph Nader Speech Full Text (tags)
The speech he gave at Creighton Univ. on 8/25/04 and a portion of the Q and A afterward. Please remember that in "safe states" you can vote your heart rather than your fears. (recommended: paste to wordpad)
LA March to Stop Police Brutality! (tags)
9th Annual International Day to Stop Police Brutality, Repression & the Criminalization of a Generation! Gather @ 12Noon @ Olympic & Broadway in Downtown LA. March @ 2PM to Parker Center, Temple & Los Angeles. Fight Back! Wear Black!
Shadow Government Code Names (tags)
Shadow government code names used by CIA, NSA, black ops crowd cut outs, fronts, narco-military spooks, proprietaries, mob connected companies....
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."
Blood Money: The Human-Capital Equation of the U.S. Occupation of Iraq (tags)
When a state is determined to pursue war, and all forms of indirect symbolic protest actions have failed to sway politicians to halt their imperialist aggression, the only remaining option is direct action by the working class. One option is a general strike by workers that can effect the production and transpiration of military capital, that is the materials essential for the war machine. The other is to deprive the military of the labor it needs to fight the war.
HOPE IS ON THE WAY (tags)
KERRY'S CLOWN...NO HOPE FROM EITHER PARTY
Terror Threats To Be Used for 2004 Election Tampering (tags)
How a "terror threat" might be used to throw the 2004 elections.
Green Strategy 2004-2008 (tags)
How did the David Cobb/Pat LaMarche ticket receive the Green Party nomination? And what does it mean for the Green Party in particular and American politics in general? My conclusion is that the so-called "red states" Greens, by rejecting Ralph Nader/Peter Camejo campaign, first of all served to diminish the Green Party's own strength in the "safe state" of California, ironically without helping the pro-war Democratic Party candidate John Kerry (despite the hope of the Cobb/LaMarche faction) in the most crucial "swing states": Ohio (20 electors/3.6% victory margin in 2000), Florida (27/0.0%), Pennsylvania (21/4.1%), and Michigan (17/5.1%).
CNN: LA to get special federal agents from now til election time (tags)
Just want to let you folks know, the DOJ has announced LA is one of 15 cities that will get special eams of federal agents and independent prosecutors that will be in the city from now until just after the elections. These are supposedly for the summer crime rise that usually happens, but if that were true they would have been here months ago, and would leave far before the elections.
The Torturers of Iraq (tags)
Fascist mass murderers and torturers that participated in the "dirty" wars against leftists in Latin America are being contracted by Blackwater to apply their disgusting techniques on the Iraqi people. The scum of the Earth are coming to Iraq!
WAR MACHINE: U.S. Casualties in Iraq Top 200 For April & May (tags)
American troops in Iraq died in May at a rate of more than two per day, pushing the combined death count for April and May beyond 200, according to Pentagon figures.
Illumination Without Batteries: Of Gas, Glow Sticks And War (tags)
This essay is a reflexive commentary on the current war in Iraq and the US military's abuse of prisoners at Abu Ghraib.
Pfc. England: I was told to smile for psy ops photos (tags)
Ra'Shadd said England was pulled into the situations by intelligence agents who subverted the military chain of command. He said they used England to humiliate the men being photographed so they could show the pictures to more important prisoners and threaten them with the same treatment.
Nightline: War Dead Reading , Censored in 24% of U.S.A. (tags)
24% of the US tv market will not hear Ted Kopel read off the names of American war dead. Sinclair Broadcasting (which gave Bush $130,000) is censoring it because it paints the war in an unfavorable light.
Bojinka: The Dog That Didn't Bark (tags)
That there is a huge cover-up in progress by the government and the media is obvious. However, there are two words that have not come from the lips of even Bush’s most virulent critics, the left-wing Democrats. Those two words are Project Bojinka.
Clean Money Campaign Reform, Unitarian Church, Anaheim, Friday, May 7th @ 6:30 pm (tags)
SUSAN LERNER, Executive Director of the California Clean Money Campaign, will talk about the concept of publicly financing elections as a way of reducing the powerful influence that wealthy individuals and big business interests currently have upon the electoral process.
Fedayeen as Vietcong: Iraqi Resistance is Rocking the Occupiers!!! (tags)
The Glorious Viet Cong of Our Era: Iraqi Armed Resistance Sending Occupiers Home in Coffins or Carrying One!!!
TERROR EXTROIRDINAIRRE NO FRENCH FRIES (tags)
The only thing that scares the British Empire more than a picture of Andrew Jackson is the ominous Paki fighting force never mentioned in polite company, THE WAZIRI TRIBE. THE WAZIRI TRIBE was the militant wing of the GHANDI underground.
March 20: Planetwide Demos Against U.S. Occupation of Iraq (tags)
One year ago, Iraq was being pounded by the "shock and awe" of U.S. attack. Iraq's people have now lived a year under brutal occupation--as U.S. invaders seek to impose a new pro-U.S. government at the point of a gun. On March 20, 2004, hundreds of thousands of people around the world took to the streets, in over 300 actions in dozens of countries. Powerful outpourings of protest and resistance denounced the U.S. occupation of Iraq and demanded an end to U.S. attempts to dominate the world through threats and war
Geraldo from Baghdad (tags)
I am not a big fan of Geraldo, but I have to give him this one. He is so right about the reporters who "Report" the news.
Is Libertarian candidate Gary Nolan a Neocon? (tags)
Free the Eagle helped rally members of Congress behind Lt Colonel Oliver North and the Contra cause and lent office space and public relations advice to anti-Communist freedom-fighter movements in Mozambique and Angola ... and Gary Nolan is a board member.
The Ruckus Society rethinks the U.S. anti-corporate globalization movement (tags)
“Close your eyes,” directs a young workshop facilitator. In the sticky heat of a secluded Florida campground, under a large open-air tent, a group of activists closes their eyes. “Now I want you to picture an anti-corporate globalization activist.” The campers furrow their collective brows. “Okay,” says the facilitator, after a brief pause, “how many saw a white person?”
John Kerry/Jane Fonda photo FAKED (tags)
This photo of John Kerry, taken in Mineola in 1971 at the Register for Peace Rally against Vietnam, was doctored to show Kerry with anti-war activist Jane Fonda, and distributed via e-mail. (Photo by Ken Light / Corbis)
Bush, The Wars of the Texas Succession (tags)
review and analysis provided by two recent books.
Iraqi sovereignty - outsourced to North Carolina (tags)
Naomi Klein: "....The appetite for democracy among Iraqis keeps racing ahead of the plodding plans for "capacity building" [Research Triangle Institute] drew up before the invasion. In November the Washington Post reported that when RTI arrived in the province of Taji, armed with flowcharts and ready to set up local councils, it discovered that "the Iraqi people formed their own representative councils in this region months ago, and many of those were elected, not selected, as the occupation is proposing." The Post quoted one man telling a RTI contractor, "We feel we are going backwards"....
Vote 2004: God's Champ & Internment Camps (tags)
"I really believe I'm hearing from the Lord it's going to be like a blowout election in 2004." -- Pat Robertson "Some of these Arab Americans are probably intent on doing harm to us." -- Congressman Howard Coble (R)
Anti Defamation League (ADL) #7 (tags)
Freedom of Information Act records show that the ADL played a major role in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s co/intell/pro racial matters' and white hate groups' operations targeting the civil rights movement as well as its opponents.
Doctor of Deception: Howard Dean at it Again (tags)
Howard Dean Lies.
Proof that bigotry and stupidity are linked (tags)
A new study by a multiracial group of Dartmouth College researchers (published in the journal Nature Neuroscience) has found that bias toward people of another race, or people who are "different," can drain mental function and make people dumber.
FTAA – No way! (tags)
In Miami last month, trade ministers from around the Americas gathered for talks on the Free Trade Area of the Americas.
Israel trains US assassination squads in Iraq (tags)
Israeli advisers are helping train US special forces in aggressive counter-insurgency operations in Iraq, including the use of assassination squads against guerrilla leaders, US intelligence and military sources said yesterday. (photo did NOT appear with original Guardian article)
THIS IS WHAT YOUR 'FEAR' IS PROTECTING (tags)
Millions of Americans have read the Joseph Banister story. For those who may not know of this courageous individual, a short refresher is in order. Joseph was an IRS CID agent (Criminal Investigation Division) for a little over five years. In late 1996, he happened to hear some information about the nature of the income tax on a radio show. After two years of trying to prove the so-called "tax protesters" wrong regarding their beliefs, he finally concluded that the "tax honesty" individuals were indeed correct in their analysis of the income tax and its voluntary nature.
UN to Bush: End the blockade against Cuba (tags)
Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque delivered a blistering speech to the United Nation General Assembly Nov. 4 calling for the end of the U.S.-imposed embargo against the socialist nation.
SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL (tags)
I don't know what I was thinking sending Jeff back into the polluted waters of the so-called mainstream political scene, McNary, having already gone native but I guess I'm just a cruel bastard.
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.
Michael Powell: Up in Flames (tags)
Poor, poor, pitiful Michael Powell. His term as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission was supposed to be easy. He thought that like FCC chairs before him, his job was to jet around the country meeting at swank resorts with the CEOs of major media companies, take some notes and then quietly implement their sweeping agenda for loosening the last significant constraints on media consolidation in the United States.
Fiddling while Rome burns (tags)
America produces a quarter of the world's carbon dioxide emissions, the population has risen by 100 million since 1970 and when an area three times the size of Britain was recently opened up for mining, drilling, logging and road building, no one took much notice. What does the Bush administration do? It ignores all attempts to curb environmental damage. In a major investigation that took him from the Salton Sea in California to Crooked Creek in Florida, Matthew Engel reports on how America is ravaging the planet
Racist Rhetoric of the Right Wing (tags)
''[Black] parents scream and yell about the racial achievement gap, and how the schools aren't fair, and society is racist and blah, blah-blah, blah-blahhh, because they don't want to get off the sofa, and put some effort into it themselves'' - Jerry Agar, Conservative talk radio host
The Call for a National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression, and (tags)
Hotel California: The White House is Run by Abaddon (tags)
Water flouridation and the CIA trafficking drugs are the least of our worries. The American Government is run by Satanic worshippers. The end is near...
New firm with Bush ties consults on Iraq business (tags)
WASHINGTON - A company that was created to help clients take advantage of business opportunities in Iraq is made up of businessmen associated with President Bush, his family and his administration.
Into the Meatgrinder, more National Guard Troops to be sent to Iraq (tags)
86 U.S. soldiers have been killed in Iraq since the man in the White House declaired the war over on May 1st. Now U.S. forces are engaged in a classic guerilla war with the people of Iraq... time to send more warm bodies. Hey George.... where are those weapons of mass destruction you launched the war to find?
North Carolina Teacher Fired for Antiwar Remarks (tags)
"This is not just about me or about my job," said Ito. "It's about something very disturbing that is happening all over the country. I want people to understand that if it could happen here it could happen anywhere."
Politics shouldn't get in way of conservation (tags)
The environment shouldn't be a partisan issue -- clean air and water are essential for survival. So in response to the anti-environmental zeal of Gingrich and his supporters, Martha Marks co-founded Republicans for Environmental Protection America.
Bush's Big Tent is torn on the Right (tags)
Young white men--the conservative Republican base since Nixon--are embracing Schwarzenegger's moderate politics in California. This can only strain the GOP coallition of the Christian Right, Libertarian Economics, Free Trade, and Conservative Main Street greed.
Washington Post: U.S. battlefield casualties in Iraq are increasing (by Latuff) (tags)
Article by The Washington Post. Copyright-free artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.
Kookcinich gets a big fat zero from South Carolina Democrats (tags)
Looks like Dennis "Seabiscuit" Kookcinich is having some problems getting out of the starting gate.
Librarianship as a Revolutionary Choice (tags)
Speech at the Joint American Library Association/Canadian Library Association Conference
by Naomi Klein June 24 2003
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.
Rage. Mistrust. Hatred. Fear. Uncle Sam's enemies within (tags)
A few things have happened recently that show just how powerful -- and, perhaps, unstoppable -- is the march of the right-wing machine in the US. This month the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a right-wing think tank umbilically tied to the Bush administration, declared open warfare on non-governmental organisations (NGOs) deemed too left-wing and set up an organisation called NGOWatch to monitor these liberal pressure groups.
Democrats helped Bush lie about Iraq's (tags)
Key Democrats joined along with the Bush to help him spread the lies about Iraq's "WMD" capabilities
Marines Arrive in N.C. After Iraq Mission (tags)
Read this article. The whole thing is fine and makes perfect sense except for the last comment. From that last comment, I can tell that that woman is probably some stupid stupid suburban housewife who doesn't know jack shit. She probably heard somebody say something like that on ABC news or some other shitty "news" station and she just chose to repeat it because in the "lala teletubby" head of hers it sounded like something meaningful and intelligent. That last comment makes absolutely no sense.
Media Parrots: Handout Photos Don't Tell the Whole Story (tags)
Manufacture News is a fact of life in America of the 21st Century. How often is the image you see one that was crafted to tug at your heart strings or provoke a specific emotional response? Media used as a tool of manipulation can take an honest image and use it to create a false message.
IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM KOBE SBM (tags)
Please give to our Eric Robert Rudolph defense fund.
Brain Scans Show That Buddhists Really Are Happy (tags)
I just thought a little happy news would be a nice relief from the unending littany of ills that besiege our world. A novel thought - it is possible to be happy even in a tumutuous, and often insane, world.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Press Conference (tags)
Press conference on Republicans' attempt to link migration and immigration policies to Mexico's cooperation with US oil interests.
States Rights Vs. Monetary Monopoly (tags)
The advantage we once had is that with decentralized Government tyranny in one part of the country could be limited to that part of the country. With the abolition of states rights we are left with a powerful central government which is increasingly tyrannical.
IN JESUS' NAME (tags)
ONE MORE INDIGNITY FOR IRAQIS...
The Real Heroes of Gulf War II: Conscientious Objectors (tags)
Thousands of troops have blindly followed the Bush-Blair-Sharon sanctioned mass-murder of the Iraqi people. Unnamed re the hundreds, possibly thousands, of U.S. personnel in the armed forces have applied for conscientious objector status since January. Though few have gone public, they emerge the true heroes of the armed forces, in refusing to participate in an illegal war of aggression on Iraq.
Dying to work: Humanitarian disaster on the desert (tags)
SASABE, Sonora, Mexico – The Sonoran desert has a delicate, haunting beauty. Hundreds of species of birds, cacti and lizards have adapted to survive its lack of water and brutal temperatures exceeding 120 degrees. The list of these desert-hardy species does not include human beings.
What A Gas (tags)
Think you're paying too much for gas? You may be right...
Downtown Los Angeles CD and SoCal student walkouts make the Global Headlines (tags)
The Global Media couldn't help but put today's student mobolizations near the top of the world news, and at the top of most local news. And this mornings Civil Disobedience in LA, the highest profile CD of the day in the U.S., also garnered a fair share of attention. The following report was crafted for the LA Times; in the rest of the world, the LA CD was in the seventh paragraph of the AP's summary report.
It's the CHEESE!!!! (tags)
From the fine "journalists" at the FAUX News Network. So-called "patriotic" Americans are boycotting French Cheese and Wine!
Yellowworld.org Press Release: Petition to Remove Rep. Howard Coble (tags)
LOS ANGELES, CA - Asian American internet watchdog Yellowworld.org has launched an online petition at http://removecoble.yellowworld.org) to demand the resignation of Congressman Howard Coble from his position as Chair of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security.
The State Sabotages Social Change Initiatives: History (tags)
Since COINTELPRO was used mainly against the progressive movements of the 1960s, its impact can be grasped only in the context of the momentous social upheaval which shook the country during those years. All across the United States, Black communities came alive with renewed political struggle. Most major cities experienced sustained, disciplined Black protest and massive ghetto uprisings. Black activists galvanized multi-racial rebellion among GIs, welfare mothers, students, and prisoners.
THE STAGING OF 911 (tags)
Nobody will ever find out the real criminals behind the scenes.
Police Incompetence-Tell Em What YOU Think!! (tags)
Police pullover family, arrest them, shoot their dog, and laugh about it. One problem, NO CRIME WAS COMMITTED!
Spread Some Sanity! (tags)
Spread Some Sanity: Attack Global Warming Not Iraq!
Vote to Prevent War? (text) (tags)
Vote to Prevent War? (text)
THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF A NARCO-TERROR STATE (tags)
The most censored and ignored story of the last - and the next - five years must be: "Global Economy Caters to US Addictions." Half of the world's problems are caused by the US addictions to oil and all kinds of drugs. The illegal drug trade is the second largest sector of the global economy. Include all of the legal drugs that US citizens are addicted to and "Drugs" would be the largest sector by far.
All out for OCTOBER 22nd Day of Protest Against Police Brutality (tags)
The call and regional logistics.
NOT IN OUR NAME-Days of Resistance Info (tags)
War With No End? Not In Our End
POLICE BRUTALITY DID NOT DIE ON SEPT 11TH (tags)
The following post is for the October 22nd coalition that is planning demonstrations against police brutality in cities across the U.S. Check the new call and contacts in your area.
USA/Africa: Anthrax, History and Security (tags)
In the New York Times of July 2, columnist Nicholas Kristof attacked FBI foot dragging in the investigation of last year's anthrax attacks. In particular, Kristof pointed to the failure of the FBI to fully investigate "Mr. Z," rumored within the biodefense community to be a prime suspect. "If Mr Z. were an Arab national, he would have been imprisoned long ago," Kristof commented. "Mr. Z" is identified elsewhere in news stories and on the internet as Steven J. Hatfill, an American bioterrorism specialist who is reported to have served in the Rhodesian military in the 1970s.
Grassroots meeting urges good jobs now (tags)
LINTHICUM, MD. – Washington-based Good Jobs First (GJF) brought together 300 labor union, community and environmental activists July 11-13 to demand that corporations provide living wage jobs with health care and union rights in exchange for the tens of billions of dollars in annual taxpayer subsidies they enjoy.
US SPECIAL FORCES TRAINER: WHY I SUPPORT THE GUERRILLAS (tags)
In a new interview a retired US Special Forces sergeant who trained the Colombian military, explains why he now supports the armed struggle of the FARC-EP guerrillas in Colombia.
Starlink GE corn - Kraft "off the hook" (tags)
Kraft was sued for selling GE corn that isn't approved for human consumption in its Taco Bell supermarket products, but part of the court settlement is that they have to put coupons on their products in the stores. Coupons are a marketing tool - is this really punishment?
Building Bridges Radio presents Silkwood -A Women's History Month Special (tags)
Building Bridges:Your Community & Labor Report produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash presents Silkwood-a 58min radio program.Building Bridges is regularly broadcast over WBAI 2-3 PM EST streams live atwww.2600.com/offthehook/hot.2.ram & rebroadcast Wednesdays at 8pm EST on WBAI in Exile www.wbix.org To listen to Silkwood click the indymedia link.
This is very Revealing (tags)
Once upon a time the was a land called America, where the people were actually free, they were free to think, free to speak, free from slavery, even economic slavery. But in the shadows of this great land men were plotting against her becasue they had ideas of their own!
Excerpts from the Declaration of Independence (tags)
Excerpts from the Declaration of Independence: Shortly after the last witchhunt era, public schoolchildren were expected to memorize the first 1.5 paragraphs and the major statements of this document. Being long out of school, I have verified that these are direct quotes from the American Declaration of Independence, adopted on the 4th of July, 1776.
Protest at CNN HQ in Atlanta -- Three Arrested (tags)
Three cheers -- one for each arrestee -- for the demonstrators. We, in LA, should do likewise and organize a demonstration against the pro-war propagandists (aka the mainstream media). Who better to organize such a demo than indymedia!!!
THE REST OF THE NEWS (tags)
NO PALESTINIAN CALLED ME A NIGGER! SUPPORT CHRIS GATEWOOD! Curtis Gatewood is the outspoken leader of the Durham, North Carolina branch of the National Asociation Advancement of colored Peoples . He recently made "controversial", though truthful and courageous remarks denouncing the United States government for planning military retaliation for the Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks, and the use of Black males as cannon fodder and mercenaries in any front line attack.
Bombing Afghanistan: Alternative Viewpoints From IPA (tags)
Alternative views from John Quigley, Rahul Mahajan, Lamis Andoni, Anita Weiss, As'ad Abukhalil, Rania Masri, Kevin Danaher, Beau Grosscup.
Peace ad in North Carolina newspaper (tags)
Anonymous advertisement for peace taken out in local newspaper (The Candidates' Forum**) in Asheville, North Carolina.
Appalachia: A Region Rich in Poor People, Coal, Timber, Gas,Waterandoutsidepower (tags)
Visit: kih.net Visit:kyrc.org For up to the date information
FYI hotels of Gore and Delegations (tags)
Here are the hotels that Gore and each state's delegations are staying at. I hope this helps some folks.