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70th Bataan Day, A USAFFE Scout Remembers (tags)
he ALLIANCE NEWS reported today, on the 70th year of Bataan Day, that Sergeant Dominador Figuracion, 92, begged off from talking about the Fall of Bataan to the Japanese Imperial Army on April 9, 1942, and how he and some 70,000 Filipino and American soldiers had been forced to march to a concentration camp in Tarlac. Around 7,000 to 10,000 soldiers perished during the Death March. About 26,000 of the 50,000 Filipino prisoners of war at Camp O’Donnell in Tarlac died of dengue, malaria, dysentery or starvation when this was closed in January 1943, according to historical accounts.
WikiLeaks Epic Scientology Exposure (tags)
The best exposure of the Scientology Corporation's organized crime activities yet, WikiLeaks has obtained a massive amount of evidence originally seized by infiltrators inside Scientollogy who call themselves simply "174."
San Diego Queer Democrats Reject Progressive City Attorney (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club supported the city's corrupt political establishment and its handmaidens in organized labor and refused to support progressive Democrat Mike Aguirre for re-election as city attorney. Instead they endorsed moderate Democrat City Councilemmber Scott Peters even though Peters voted to renew the Boy Scouts of America's sweetheart lease on city land in 2001 and refused to commit to backing Aguirre in a general election against a Republican.
LA: Crystal Lake update (tags)
June 2nd, National Trails Day, Crystal Lake Golden Cup Trail The effort to restore the Crystal Lake Recreation Area so that the people of the greater Los Angeles, San Gabriel, and San Bernardino counties may once again enjoy the forest continues. Extensive photographs are available on the URL provided
JFAV Marks RP Independence Day/Battle of Bessang Pass with the Induction of the SGSI (tags)
The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and People’s Community Organization for Reform and Empowerment (People’s CORE ) will commemorate the 109th Philippine Independence Day and the 62nd Anniversary of the Battle of Bessang Pass with the induction of the new set of officers of the Society of Guerillas and Scouts Inc. (SGSI) on June 12, 2007 at 12:00 PM the Los Angeles City Hall. The SGSI induction ceremonies will be held at the Mayor Tom Bradley Room or the City Tower at the 26th Floor, Los Angeles City Hall at 200 N. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90012
Federal Courts and the Imaginary Constitution (tags)
Ridiculous as sodomy laws may be, there clearly is no right to privacy nor sodomy found anywhere in the Constitution. There are, however, states' rights -- and Texas has the right to decide how to regulate sex using local standards.
Like, I care (tags)
What any European nation thinks about the US!!
Boy Scouts of America - Hitler Youth revisited? (tags)
"First they came for the trade unionists ..."
San Diego Eagle Scouts Return Awards at August 19 Rally (tags)
Jim Gieson (right), winner of the Boy Scouts of America's Eagle badge in 1981 and Youth Leadership in America award in 1983, resigned both awards August 19, 2001 in protest against the Scouts' continuing exclusion of Gay leaders and members. Howard Menzer (center), president of San Diego Scouting for All, also resigned his Eagle badge. Mick Rabin (left) had given his up for similar reasons in May 2000.
Over 125 Rally Against Boy Scouts in Balboa Park (tags)
Over 125 local activists rallied in Balboa Park Sunday, August 19 to demand that the city stop supporting the anti-Queer, anti-atheist Boy Scouts of America by giving them 18.5 acres of city parkland for a nominal $1 per year. The Scouts' leases expire in 2007 and 2008, but the Scouts and their supporters on the current City Council want to renew them now.
Full Transcript/San Diego Scouting for All, Aug. 19, 2001 (tags)
Full transcript of the San Diego Scouting for All rally August 19, at which over 125 local activists came together outside the Boy Scouts of America campground in Balboa Park and demanded an end to city support of the anti-Queer, anti-atheist Boy Scouts. The city leases the Scouts 18.5 acres of parkland for a nominal $1 per year.
LA Times Article re: LAPD Undercover OPeratives (tags)
What if LAPD undercover "scouts" masterminded the throwing incident Monday night?