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Kamala Harris seals Trump's re-election (tags)
The appointment of Kamala Harris as Biden's vice candidate is now the result of the Democratic establishment's pathological fear of anything that could even begin to smell left. The cause of this pathology lies in the historical shift to the right of the US party system described by Chomsky.
Impeaching a President and Impeachment and Corruption (tags)
Resisting "corruption" has occupied the American republic since its origin-along with the search for "virtuous leaders." The impeachment process was understood as a remedy for corruption. The violation of the people's trust is the reason for removal from office.
Time for a Real Green New Deal w/Green presidential hopeful Howie Hawkins, Sunday Sept 22 (tags)
States Tackle Student Debt and For-Profit Colleges Rise (tags)
Washington, DC - As Democratic presidential candidates debate student debt, States attempt to tackle what they see as a debt problem impacting their economies.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh: 12 Of Many Reasons To Oppose Him (tags)
Kavanaugh, helped Bush steal the presidency from the elected Al Gore, was a Ken Starr operative who called for Clinton's impeachment over private consensual sex, voted to deny a jailed immigrant teen the right to an abortion, is an advocate of execution, promotes unrestricted presidential power, would vote against indicting Trump for his crimes, etc. etc.
Video: "Frasnklin D. Roosevelt," 1 hr 17 min (tags)
Historian Robert Dallek examined the political acumen of President Franklin D. Roosevelt throughout his four presidential terms.
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.
Clinton beginning informal talks with congressional Republicans (tags)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has begun back-channel discussions with congressional Republican leaders over the shape of a Clinton administration, according to several media reports Monday
Video: Republican Evan McMullin Enters Presidential Race As Independent (tags)
Republican Evan McMullin has entered the 2016 presidential race as an independent - but who's backing him, why did he wait so long to enter the race, and will this benefit the #nomore2partysystem movement? 11 mins.
Philippines: Duterte tells CHR, women's groups: Go to hell! (tags)
MANILA - Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday told the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and those who filed a complaint against him on account of his alleged offensive remarks on rape to go to hell.
Radio Spots Focus on Puerto Rico Crisis Ahead of Sunshine State Presidential Primary (tags)
A religious development organization is running radio spots focused on resolving Puerto Rico's debt crisis on 238 stations across Florida.
Jubilee USA Launches Puerto Rico Radio Spots Ahead of Super Tuesday (tags)
The religious development coalition Jubilee USA is launching radio spots focused on Puerto Rico's debt crisis ahead of "Super Tuesday" presidential primary elections.
Donald Trump Criticizes Corporate "Inversions" During Presidential Debate (tags)
Donald Trump has criticized corporate "inversions" as "one of the biggest problems" facing the United States.
Presidential Candidates Criticize Pfizer Merger (tags)
Presidential candidates from both parties criticized pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's merger with Allergen, a smaller Ireland-based firm. The candidates claim Pfizer's goal is to move its headquarters to Ireland on paper where it will pay a lower tax rate without changing its US business activities. This practice is known as a "corporate inversion."
“None Dare Call It Conspiracy:” How U.S. Elites Made Islamist Militants the New Red Menace (tags)
The American Establishment’s Quarter-Century Scheme to Replace Defunct Soviet Communism with “Expansionist” Militant Islam. And Why We Need Former U.S. Senator turned diplomat Gary Hart, Who “Thinks Differently” About U.S.-Russia Relations, to Join the 2016 Presidential Race
America's Corrupted Political Process (tags)
Recipe for Peace; Close U.S. Foreign Bases and Stop CIA Meddling (tags)
The only sensible foreign policy platform is to close down all U.S. military bases on foreign soil and disband the Central Intelligence Agency. By ending CIA tampering with foreign governments the people of other nations will have self determination and economic stability. Our military is for defense only, not for policing the world.
US Presidential Candidates Denigrate Muslims and Hugo Chavez (tags)
Trump and Sanders
US Presidential Aspirants Irresponsibly Bash Putin (tags)
US Presidential Aspirants Resemble an FBI Most Wanted List (tags)
Obama Voting Rights Act Demagoguery (tags)
US-Orchestrated Coup Attempt in Ecuador (tags)
Donald Trump: Billionaire Con Man, Presidential Aspirant (tags)
Bernie Sanders: Populist or Opportunist? (tags)
US-Created Violence and Chaos in Yemen (tags)
Propaganda & censorship alert: NATO countries' media coverage of the elections in Syria (tags)
The June 3 presidential election in Syria was a massive defeat for the NATO countries which have been collectively waging a genocidal war on Syria since 2011. Apart few exceptions, this momentous event was conspicuously absent from the front pages of US, British, French, German, Italian and Turkish newspapers. Those few that reported it on the front page did so in the habitual propaganda format. Meanwhile, few others went as far as publishing anti-Syria propaganda reports on their front page without making any reference to the presidential election.
Syrians Vote (tags)
Egypt's Illegitimate New President (tags)
The Shortwave Report 05/30/14 Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, and the Voice of Russia.
Ukrainian Presidential Election (tags)
Irresponsible Syria Bashing (tags)
Upcoming Syrian Presidential Election (tags)
"Proof of chemical attack": Same old lies ahead of the presidential election in Syria (tags)
In a desperate attempt to sabotage the upcoming presidential election in Syria, the mass media constantly reiterate the same old lies about “chemical weapon attacks”. They must be held to account for their major role in the three-year long NATO-led genocidal war on Syria.
Kiev-Style Democracy (tags)
Propaganda alert: US and UN object to the holding of presidential elections in Syria (tags)
Both the Obama administration and the United Nations are fully aware that the June presidential elections in Syria will, in all likelihood, result in a landslide victory for President al-Assad and thus pave the way for a decisive end to the three-year long NATO-led genocidal war on Syria.
Sanctions Wars (tags)
Presidential Medal of Freedom Hypocrisy Redux (tags)
Hassan Rohani: Iran's President-Elect (tags)
Iranians Vote (tags)
Iran's June Presidential Election (tags)
The Bush Legacy (tags)
Marathon Terror: Homegrown or State-Sponsored? (tags)
Obama Declares Global Cyberwar (tags)
Hillary Clinton: Profile of Imperial Arrogance and Lawlessness (tags)
A Pretty Good Election, but the Right Still Rules (tags)
The November 6, 2012 election turned out fairly well for progressives — from Barack Obama retaining the presidency to a true Left-wing Democrat like Bob Filner winning for Mayor of San Diego — but the Right is still strong. The issue agendas and terms of discussion continue to be dictated by an increasingly militant Right wing and America's pathetic, ill-organized remnant of a Left no longer has the power to put pressure on the political system for progressive reforms the way it did in the 1890's, 1930's and 1960's.
2012 Presidential Election & Cal Props Results (tags)
All elections confirm the class struggle that has preceded them and the 2012 presidential general election confirms the fact that there has not been much class struggle in this country. There has been some effort to bring this backward country into the fold of civilization with the placing of a repeal of the California death penalty, Prop 34, on the ballot by the voters, but as of 5 a.m., 11/7/12, it has 47% of the vote. The presidential election, with the re-election of the latest fascist war criminal in the White House with a bare 50.3% of the vote is no mandate and this termed out president is now a lame duck president. The 2016 presidential election begins today.
Profile of a Police State (tags)
Hooked Into You (tags)
Reinvigorated, jump started, reenergized, pumped up and ready to go, just the right amount of boost, we hear them all when it comes to the last stretch of elections. “Getting all tingly and excited for the next four years that I know I will be spending with you.” “The American people will be making the right decision by voting for me.” “Out with the old and in with the new.” “Now's not the time to give in.” Either way both of them seem to agree, “You'll be making the right decision by voting for me this coming election.”
Alexander/Mendoza: Seniors Give Voters a Choice in California Election (tags)
Maggie Phair, 83-years-old played an integral role in organizing the write-in campaign effort, and Ann Alexander, 88-years-old followed the campaign volunteers to assure that all the write-in petitions were completed and notarized. On Tuesday, the California Secretary of State contacted the Alexander/Mendoza campaign with the good news: “The petitions are certified and the campaign is qualified for write-in.”
American-Style Fascism (tags)
BURN THE BALLOT 2012 (tags)
What are doing the day before the "election". On Monday, November 5th, members of the Burn the Ballot Caucus of Movement for a Democratic Society (MDS), allied activists and disgruntled voters will burn presidential ballots to draw attention to the fact that there is no democracy in the US and to say we will not, once again, go quietly into the polls!
Why Chavez Won BIG! A Comparison Between the Presidential Elections in the U.S. and Venezu (tags)
U.S. workers and those who are unemployed are frequently told that the current presidential elections are among the most important in this country’s history. With continuing high unemployment and underemployment, declining wages, and looming massive cuts to social programs that help workers, such as Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security, we are at a grave point regarding the direction of this country. However, the policies of both presidential candidates and their parties have perpetuated the devastating effects of the Great Recession for workers. Wall Street, the banks, the corporations, and the wealthy have been the beneficiaries of these policies while the only thing workers have received has been more sacrifices.
America's Sham Electoral Process (tags)
U.S. Labor Movement Faces Choice of "Lesser Evils" in Coming Presidential Election (tags)
Interview with Steve Early, union organizer and author, conducted by Scott Harris
Cindy Sheehan Speaks at Reception in San Diego (tags)
For four years, from her emergence as an anti-war activist following the death of her son Casey in combat in Iraq, Cindy Sheehan was a hero among liberals and Democrats for her attempts to hold then-President George W. Bush to account for starting the Iraq war and taking her son's life in vain. Then she ran for Congress against Democratic icon Nancy Pelosi and made it clear she held both major parties responsible for the war and the rest of America's ills. Now she's Roseanne Barr's running mate in the Peace and Freedom Party's Presidential campaign, running on a socialist platform that says education, housing and health care are human rights.
Venezuela: Chavez set for win as campaign pushes socialist transformation (tags)
“It would be easier for 100 camels to pass through the eye of a needle than for [the capitalist class] to win the election”, said Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez speaking at the Caracas Municipal Theatre on August 15.
Gary Johnson vs. Scott Rasmussen: The voters lose (tags)
As we move toward the hype and hoopla of the Republican National Convention in Tampa next week and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte early next month, The American Pundit Writing Assignment for the second half of August focuses on the condition of political reporting in United States:
What I learned from the Peace & Freedom Party Convention (tags)
I quickly realized that I needed to use this experience to motivate me and to understand that our movement will be challenged from those outside the movement and from within. We will not be deterred, and our fight towards socialism will continue. We will continue to build our party and build our cause. We will continue to build coalitions. We will continue to embrace other socialist organizations and work closer with each other. And personally, I will continue to work diligently with the Stewart Alexander campaign, with my Local and others, and hopefully work closer with the FSP and other organizations that truly embrace socialist values.
Arizona's Kyl has everything Romney needs from a vice presidential running mate (tags)
Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will announce his choice for a vice presidential running mate sometime between now and the start of the Republican National Convention Aug. 27 in Tampa.
For president - vote 'none of the above' (tags)
If ever there was a need to have Montgomery "Monty" Brewster on a ballot, the 2012 presidential election would be the perfect time.
Presidential Medal of Freedom (tags)
BTL:Days Before Egyptian Presidential Election, Court Sentences Mubarak, Ignites Massive P (tags)
Interview with Seif Da'Na, associate professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, conducted by Scott Harris
Un-Millionaire Presidential Campaign House Party (tags)
Durham, a Harlem based workers’ rights advocate, internationalist, and gay liberation pioneer, is on tour in advance of California’s June 5 primary where he is on the Peace and Freedom party ballot.
Freedom Socialist Candidate for U.S. President tours California in April (tags)
Stephen Durham, who is vying for the Peace and Freedom Party (PFP) nomination in the California June presidential primary, will campaign in the state from April 12 to May 2. He will speak at several public appearances in and around LA between April 20 and May 2.
“Severely Conservative” (tags)
Mitt Romney's remark last February that he was a "severely conservative" governor of Massachusetts highlighted the love of discipline that holds the radical Right in general and the Republican Party in particular and reconciles their rejection of a role for government in the economy with their insistence that government aggressively enforce "traditional moral values."
BTL:GOP Presidential Candidates Revive Christian Right Culture War to Rally Its Extremist (tags)
Interview with Peter Montgomery, senior fellow with People for the American Way, conducted by Scott Harris
Socialists protest exclusion from California primary (tags)
When California Secretary of State Debra Bowen released the names of presidential candidates to be listed on the ballot for the June 5 state primary, she omitted two of four candidates submitted by the Peace and Freedom Party (PFP) electoral coalition: Stephen Durham of the Freedom Socialist Party (FSP) and Peta Lindsay of the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL).
News conference to announce plans to sue Cal. Secty. of State, Wed. 2/29, 10am, Sacramento (tags)
To announce plans by a Freedom Socialist Party attorney to sue Secretary of State Debra Bowen to reinstate Stephen Durham to the Peace and Freedom Party presidential primary ballot. Speakers on behalf of the Peace and Freedom Party, National Lawyers Guild, Radical Women, the L.A. March 4th Committee to Defend Public Education and Social Services and others will also testify to growing public support for socialists on the ballot.
False arrest at Mesa Presidential debate (tags)
False arrest at Mesa Presidential debate
RON PAUL SUPPORTS HR 210, FILVETS (tags)
Republican presidential candidate and Texan congressman Ron Paul showed his support for HR 210 and Pilipino veterans last week with a rally in Las Vegas, Nevada. HR 210, also known as the Filipino Veterans Fairness Act of 2011, was introduced by Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) in January of last year as a way to provide equal benefits to Philippine soldiers that fought alongside the United States during World War II. Though the bill has 87 co-sponsors, both the House of Representatives and the Senate have yet to make any votes to pass or veto the proposal.
Petition to Cal Sec of State to list all Peace & Freedom Candidates (tags)
Secretary of State Debra Bowen has unilaterally decided to NOT list 2 of 4 presidential candidates for Peace & Freedom Party on the ballot. This illegal activity must end now. Please sign the petition to demand all 4 be listed immediately. Anyone can sign; you do not have to be a Peace & Freedom Party member or a Californian.
SECRETARY OF STATE LIST OF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES CALLED "UNLAWFUL" (tags)
February 8, 2012 California Secretary of State Debra Bowen has given no explanation to the party's state chair for omitting two of the four presidential candidates in the Peace and Freedom Party from the primary ballot. Peace and Freedom Party State Chair C.T. Weber of Sacramento calls the omission "unlawful," and the omitted candidates are protesting the decision.
U.S. Election 2012- Alexander: U.S.-Israel Should End Threats Against Iran (tags)
U.S. presidential candidate Stewart Alexander is calling on the Obama administration to seek peace in the Middle East and to allow the international community time to examine Iran’s nuclear program to determine the scope and dimension of the program.
FUNDAMENTALISM GROWS IN THE USA (tags)
Bad times for Americans, good times for all other people.
Election 2012- Former Green Governor Candidate Endorses Stewart Alexander for President (tags)
Deacon Alexander has agreed to assist Alexander’s presidential campaign in Los Angeles and throughout California. Alexander’s campaign is presently seeking volunteers who are ready to help build a left progressive movement for working people. Stewart Alexander says, “I am glad to have the ‘Deacon’ on board.”
Want to legalize drugs? Vote for Ron Paul!!! (tags)
If you want to end America's insane, unconstitutional war on drugs, Ron Paul is the man to vote for! Same goes for ending the the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and bringing home all the American troops stationed in 100+ countries around the world!
NEWS ADVISORY: Green Party presidential candidate forum, Saturday, December 3rd, LA (tags)
U.S Election 2012: Alexander and Mendoza Gives Perspective on US Jobs Situation (tags)
“We aren’t making economic progress,” says Stewart Alexander, Presidential Candidate for the Socialist Party USA, “we are simply going through a long term process of replacing poorly paying jobs with even worse jobs while corporate profits soar. The only ‘change’ Obama has given us jingles in our pockets.”
Presidential Candidate Alexander Wants Unemployment Benefits Extended Indefinitely (tags)
If elected president in 2012, Alexander says his administration will support the provisions of a livable guaranteed annual income. A Guaranteed Livable Income would be an unconditional and universal income administered by the federal government and granted to individuals to ensure that no person’s income falls below what is necessary for health, life and dignity.
U.S. Election 2012- Stewart Alexander: Occupy Wall Street Could Extend Past 2015 (tags)
To clearly define the needs of working people and to establish a new social and economic order, Stewart Alexander says he would commission an Occupy Wall Street Council. The OWS Council would be comprised of thousands of working people from local communities, states and throughout the nation. Alexander emphasized his choice to head this national council would be peace activist Cindy Sheehan. Alexander says, ?It is my hope that the Occupy Wall Street movement and the OWS Council will help establish true democracy in America.?
Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander Says Occupy Wall Street Could Extend Past 2015 (tags)
To clearly define the needs of working people and to establish a new social and economic order, Stewart Alexander says he would commission an Occupy Wall Street Council. The OWS Council would be comprised of thousands of working people from local communities, states and throughout the nation. Alexander emphasized his choice to head this national council would be peace activist Cindy Sheehan. Alexander says, ?It is my hope that the Occupy Wall Street movement and the OWS Council will help establish true democracy in America.?
Occupy LA / Day 10 / Candlelight Vigil for Presidential Jobs Plan (tags)
Occupy LA / Day 11 / Candlelight Vigil for Presidential Jobs Plan
Socialist Party Taps Stewart Alexander for President (tags)
Alexander, who prides himself on his working-class background, maintains that the Socialist Party historically has been ?the true representative of the Left,? a point he hopes to drive home not only to disillusioned progressives, but to millions of working-class and poor Americans who have been mercilessly pummeled during the current economic crisis ? a near-catastrophic downturn caused almost entirely by the recklessness and avarice of those on Wall Street and their overt enablers in the nation?s capital, Democrats and Republicans alike.
Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander says Occupy Wall Street is a workers revolution (tags)
As a 2012 presidential candidate, Stewart Alexander says it is time for revolutionary change; ?the Occupy Wall Street protesters are demanding nothing less.? Alexander, along with the Socialist Party USA, the Peace and Freedom Party and millions of socialists nationwide, are calling for a radical transformation of society from capitalism to socialism; their demands are a challenge to the basic assumption of a capitalist market economy.
Presidential Candidate Alexander picks Darcy Richardson and Steve Trager for 2012 (tags)
Today, Stewart Alexander announced that Darcy Richardson from Florida will serve as his national policy advisor, and Steve Trager from Ohio will serve as his regional campaign director. Both Darcy Richardson and Steve Trager have been activists on the political left for more than two decades. Alexander says he would seek former U.S. Congressman Alan Grayson to step in as Chairman of the Federal Reserve. ?We need a Federal Reserve Chairman that will help steer the nation out of this depression; I want Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke out and Alan Grayson in.?
US Election 2012- Stewart Alexander Wants US Out of NATO (tags)
U.S. Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander has charged that NATO?s involvement in the over-throw of the Gaddafi Regime violated the March U.N. Security Council resolution that called for a no-fly zone over Libya and was a criminal action against a sovereign government. ?I stand with U.S. Congressman Kucinich calling for the criminal prosecution of the NATO commanders; I am also calling on the U.S. Congress to end the U.S. membership in NATO.?
U.S. Election 2012: Alexander Will Only Seek SPUSA, PFP Nominations for President (tags)
Stewart Alexander says his presidential campaign is a left campaign to President Obama?s broken promises to working people. Alexander?s campaign has emphasized ending the U.S. war campaigns in Asia and Africa, introducing a single-payer health care system for working people, ending the big corporate tax breaks for big corporations, protecting Medicare, and creating millions of good paying jobs for working people.
U.S. Election 2012- President Obama and Mitt Romney Joke about Unemployment (tags)
U.S. Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander says President Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney are out of touch with America?s working class. ?It is no laughing matter when your unemployment benefits expire, when you are homeless, when your mortgage is behind, when your kids are hungry, when your car payment is 30 days late, or when you are faced with a stack of unpaid bills.?
U.S. Election 2012- Stewart Alexander: Jobs Report a Disaster for Obama (tags)
President Barack Obama recently kicked off his 2012 re-election campaign; however, the sluggish economy and the president?s failure to create jobs could threaten his hopes for re-election. With all the bad news on the economy, the president still remains the favorite to win in 2012. President Obama is a formidable fundraiser and has the financial backing of Wall Street and could spend as much a $1 billion for re-election; and approaching November 2012, the Republican field of presidential hopefuls appears to be hopeless.
George Bush: Preliminary Indictment for Torture (tags)
U.S. Election 2012: Stewart Alexander to Seek PFP Presidential Nomination (tags)
Approaching 2012, Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander is hoping to gain support from five political parties that he says will be crucial to his campaign to become president; the Peace and Freedom Party- California, Socialist Party USA, the Green Party of the United States, the Freedom Socialist Party, and the Liberty Union Party- Vermont.
Haiti's Electoral Council Tries Alternate Ways to Legitimize Fraud (tags)
Haitians again denied democracy
Haitians Protest Sham Elections (tags)
they want democracy
Nine Obama Pardons Mock Equity and Justice (tags)
gross presidential hypocrisy
Haiti's Sham Elections: Solidifying Imperial Control (tags)
no democracy in Haiti
U.S. Election 2012: Stewart Alexander Making Big Push for Electric Car Manufacturing (tags)
Stewart Alexander says, “My commitment as a U.S. Presidential Candidate will be to support the opening of electric car manufacturing plants across America, manufacturing millions of electric vehicles within the next decade.” As president, Alexander says he would support the U.S. government investing as much as $100 billion into electric car manufacturing with the dividends being reinvested in jobs and providing for the needs of working people.
David Broder: Symbol of Major Media Depravity (tags)
Broder flacks for power
BANTAY PILIPINAS FORMED IN CALIFORNIA (tags)
The Manila based BANTAY PILIPINAS, a cybernet group that advocated for free, clean and honest elections in the Philippines last May 10 presidential elections - formed the Steering Committee of its LA project last August 15, 2010. In a collective decision to continue the tasks of BANTAY PILIPINAS not only as an election watch dog but also as the premier advocate of good governance and anti graft and corruption campaign in the Philippines - individuals and groups banded together and formed a steering committee in Los Angeles.
Rwanda's Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza speaks to Womens International News Gathering Service (tags)
Rwanda’s FDU-Inkingi Party leader, peace and social justice activist Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, spoke to Ann Garrison for Womens’ International News Gathering Service (WINGS) in July 2010, near the close of Rwanda’s 2010 presidential election year, which was really an election stage play complete with election observers from the U.S. and the U.K. Incumbent Rwandan President Paul Kagame was “re-elected” on Aug. 9, receiving 93 percent of the vote, an implausible victory in any pluralist democracy, though 3 percent less than the 96 percent he received in Rwanda’s 2003 presidential election.
U.S. Socialist Stewart Alexander Will Run for President in 2012 (tags)
Stewart Alexander says, as president he will focus on creating good paying jobs for working people repairing the nation’s infrastructure, creating jobs in the building and construction industry, and developing mass transportation. He will also work with Congress to address immigration reform and to create stronger relations with our southern neighbors. To address the needs of a global economy, Alexander says he will introduce a plan to establish a Universal Basic Income to alleviate poverty and homelessness.
Kagame arrests presidential candidate Bernard Ntaganda (tags)
Bernard Ntaganda, Rwandan opposition presidential candidate, and Didas Gasana, Editor of Rwanda's banned newspaper, Umuseso, spoke to KMEC Radio on April 18th. Gasana has since fled to Uganda and Ntaganda was arrested in Kigali this morning. Last night Ntaganda put out an urgent message that his assistant, Mr. Sibomana Rusangwa Aimable, had disappeared at 8 p.m., after a meeting held at the head office of P.S.Imberakuri in which the Party had decided to organize demonstrations today, June 24th, 2010.
Marcoses come close to full circle (tags)
With three of them now holding elective posts – including one senator – the Marcoses have come close to full circle.
US Envoy Meets Aquino , Vows To Cooperate with new RP leader (tags)
The United States has virtually acknowledged Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino as the country’s new President after its top envoy to Manila met with the presidential frontrunner yesterday. During the meeting, US Ambassador Harry Thomas conveyed to Aquino Washington’s satisfaction over the generally smooth conduct of the Philippines’ first-ever automated polls last May 10 where the Liberal Party candidate emerged as the apparent winner in the presidential race.
TALES OF CHEATING: A COMELEC/PPCRV CONSPIRACY? (tags)
Now it is coming out,Is this a dejavu of the 1992 presidential elections where there was computer cheating? In 1992, the computer geeks at the COMELEC and NAMFREL made Ramos win by switching the votes of Mitra and Cojuanco to Santiago. This is the reason why Filipinos resisted automated elections because it was easier to cheat. BANTAY PILIPINAS today reported that the prime newspaper in the Philippines- the Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) said that while “ winners celebrate, tales of electoral fraud seem to get wilder.
Philippine Democracy: Alive, but is it well? (tags)
Reflections on the 2010 Campaign. The 2010 campaign has drawn to a close, and it’s time to distill my experiences after registering hundreds of miles by land, sea, and air crisscrossing the country as a party-list candidate.
Philippines: Presidential son is above poll laws (tags)
In the Philippines, being a presidential son allows you to be a party-list nominee without possessing any of the qualifications for being one.
ELECTION FORUM and DEBATE IN PTOWN, A SUCCESS (tags)
Once more the Filipinotown community proved that they are united in spirit and action. The DEBATE SA PTOWN, an election forum and debate between representatives of presidential and vice-presidential candidates for the Philippine presidential elections on May 10, 2010 was held in the KAPISTAHAN Grill last April 21 in Historic Filipinotown, in the heart of Los Angeles. For two hours, people gathered from different political parties and witnessed the slugfest between the supporters of the candidateswhich was filled with laughters, standing ovations and clarifications in a very lively discussions. Jay Valencia and Linda Cross of the Villanueva camp, Terry Herrera of the Aquino campaign , Bobby Reyes of the Villar-Legarda at Eliseo Art Silva of the Teodoro and Errol Santos of the Binay for vice president groups traded barbs and political views for two hours cheered on and egged by their supporters in lively debate..
BANTAY PILIPINAS PRESIDENTIAL FORUM IN KAPISTAHAN GRILL IN LA, APRIL 21 (tags)
The EPCC NEWS received a media advisory dated April 12 from a non-partisan group election watch dog called BANTAY PILIPINAS that they will be holding a presidential candidates from on April 21 at 7;00 PM in Los Angeles. The election debate among spokespersons of presidential candidates will be held at Kapistahan Grill, 1925 W. Temple St. Los Angeles in the heart of Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles. According to Jerry Esguerra, BANTAY PILIPINAS convenor , the groups that signified to come are the Aquino-Roxas groups represented by Manny Lopez, , the Villar Camp by Eric Villar and Bobby Reyes,, the Teodoro Group by Eliseo Art Silva and Eddie Villanueva by Jay Valencia.
Venezuela: Coup and Countercoup, Revolution (tags)
"But the coup resistance grew to millions of people, flooding the areas surrounding the presidential palace, and the presidential guard, still loyal to Chavez, moved to retake the palace. Word of the resistance reached military barracks throughout the country, and one in Maracay, outside of Caracas, acted quickly to locate and rescue Chavez and return him to the presidential palace.??By the early morning hours of April 14, Chavez had returned, brought back by the will and power of the Venezuelan people and the loyal armed forces.??These events changed Venezuela forever and awoke the consciousness of many who had underestimated the importance and vulnerability of their Revolution."
Overseas Voting Starts Abroad, Campaign Heats Up in the US (tags)
Overseas voting started on countries where Filipinos are from April 10 to may 10, 2010. In the United States, more than 61,000 voters will vote by mail. Postal voting is the mode of voting for OVA’s. They can either mail or personally deliver their accomplished ballot to any RP consulate in their states. Overall, there are only 143, 659 overseas voters for 2010 elections. This higher than the 2007 elections registered voters of 142, 667. There is only 61,000 voters in the United States, with Los Angeles having 11, 975 voters.
RP Elections Update, May 2010 (tags)
As the Battle of surveys continues in the Philippines, all the camps of the current presidential candidates redoubled their efforts as the 4o days count down to the elections comes winding. Noynoy Aquino and Mar Roxas is still leading the surveys and seems to pull away as the Villar connection to President Arroyo became more evident with the latest defections from LAKAS-KAMPI.
SEND IN THE CLOWNS! (tags)
The biggest political circus in the Philippines hits the road today with the local campaign in full swing. The main show is the presidential elections with eight big clowns on the road show. This includes a former president an actor trying to stage a comeback. a scion of a landlord family, a realtor,the annointed one, an evangelist, a frustrated boy mayor, a councilor, and an environmentalist
2010 Philippine Election Campaign Heats Up in the US (tags)
Supporters of different presidential candidates stepped up their campaign of support for their respective presidential candidates in the United States as the formal campaign period started in the Philippines on March 7. -- In Southern California, Villar supporters led by the Pimentel group known as TROPANG VILLAR are also held their fundraiser in Duarte, California last Friday, March 5. They were supported by Filipino and American realtors and relatives of Villar in the Los Angeles area. They were heartened by the latest news that Villar is on a statistical tie with Aquino according to latest survey results.
Rwandan opposition threatened by ruling RPF (tags)
Rwandan President Paul Kagame and the ruling RPF Party have been preventing opposition candidates from registering and fielding candidates in Rwanda's August 2010 presidential election and their excuse is always genocide, the 1994 Rwanda Genocide. But, leading opposition candidate Victoire Ingabiré Umuhoza disputes the history of the 1994 genocide, at great risk.
Haitian president Rene Preval knew of the earthquake in advance (tags)
Haitian president Rene Preval is involved, he knew of the earthquake in advance.
PHILIPPINES: Capitalist Villar is CPP's bet in 2010 presidential election (tags)
Two days before its 41st founding anniversary, the clandestine Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) endorsed the candidacy of Manuel Villar Jr, the standard-bearer of the Nacionalista Party (NP) in the 2010 presidential elections.
Reform: The Making of a Philippine Presidential Campaign (tags)
There is real possibility for a significant leap in the reform process in the Philippines after the 2010 elections. If, as seems likely at this time, Noynoy Aquino wins the presidency, a number of converging developments could produce the conditions necessary for change. The first is Noynoy himself, who has successfully embodied the political legacy of his mother Cory, and his father Ninoy. This, in turn, has introduced a new dimension of enthusiastic voluntarism to the election campaign. Finally, the people running Noynoy’s campaign constitute the leading core of an enlarged reform constituency.
Honduras State Employees Forced to Attend Santos Campaign Rally (tags)
"On Saturday November 28 military soldiers raided the offices of small business collective RED-COMAL in Siguatepeque, Comayagua, a city approximately 2 hours north from the capital. The Police Commissioner issued a search warrant 15 minutes after the raid began with the purpose of looking for weapons, posters and any documents that call on the population not to vote. Ricardo Bueso, speaking to Radiodelosmenos.org, reported that the military and police stole four laptops along with money from some of the organization’s sales The National Front Against the Coup d'Etat has called on its participants to remain indoors in a "voluntary curfew" in noncooperation with the fraudulent vote. Should any incidents of violence occur today it won't be from the Resistance, but, rather, the result of the regime's own provocateurs. National presidential candidate Carlos H. Reyes withdrew from the ballot last month, as did many Congressional candidates and one major-party vice presidential candidate: Santos' own running mate on the Liberal Party line is among those who reject this fraudulent process as illegitimate."
Editorial Cartoon: "2012: They Were Warned" (tags)
Those of you who've followed my work for any length of time will remember my complaints about the early start of the Presidential "election" cycle (John Edwards announced on Christmas Week, 2006) in the form of the four-part "Jackass Slate for 2008".
REJECT US PUPPETS AND HIRELINGS IN THE COMING PHILIPPINE ELECTIONS 2010 (tags)
United States intervention in the Philippines knows no bound. The Kilusang Dekada 70 (KD70) vehemently condemns the US Department of Defense and the Heritage Foundation think-tank for meddling in the coming presidential elections in the Philippines on May 2010. The United States by propping up the presidential ambitions of Arroyo’s heir apparent Philippine defense secretary Gilberto Teodoro and giving him the necessary propaganda mileage during his visit in Washington DC and other states, is making the notion that Teodoro is the US “anointed one”. Teodoro is deliberately toeing the US line against terrorism and profess loyalty to the “US War Against Terror in Asia.”
SENATOR PIMENTEL CALLS ON OFW’S TO VOTE ON 2010 ELECTIONS; ALLAYS FEARS OF CHACHA ON SONA (tags)
Senate Minority leader and oppositionSenator Aquilino Pimentel Jr. calls on all overseas Filipinos to vote on the May 2010 Presidential elections in the Philippines. Calling the OFW votes as “the decisive factor and the cleansing votes” he appealed to Filipino American voters in the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) Hall at the regular Media Breakfast Club of LA Wednesday meeting, yesterday, July 22. " There are around 14 million Filipinos abroad. If only 6 million of them votes. that can be decisive in any elections. In the United States there are around 2.9 million of you here. Your votes are not tainted, you cannot be bought. Therefore your vites are important." Pimentel told the crowd.
Palin Resigning Governor's Job; Future Unclear (tags)
“As I thought about this announcement that I would not seek re-election, I thought about how much fun other governors have as lame ducks: They maybe travel around their state, travel to other states, maybe take their overseas international trade missions.” - Soon-to-be-ex-governor Sarah Palin
BTL:Though Suppressed, Iran Election Protesters Not Defeated (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
Showdown in Honduras: The Rise and Uncertain future of the Coup: Urgent please read now. (tags)
"Mobilizations and Strikes in Support of Zelaya Members of social, indigenous and labor organizations from around the country have concentrated in the city's capital,organizing barricades around the presidential palace, demanding Zelaya's return to power. "Thousands of Hondurans gathered outside the presidential palace singing the national hymn," Telesur reported. "While the battalions mobilized against protesters at the Presidential House, the TV channels did not report on the tense events."Bertha Cáceres, the leader of the Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares yIndígenas, said that the ethnic communities of the country are ready for resistance and do not recognize the Micheletti government."
Sat. June 20: Stop Killing Innocent People in IRAN (tags)
In protest to the fraud in the Iran ’ s presidential election and brutality of the government against peaceful demonstrations in Iran, Iranian and non-Iranian students are gathering in front of the LA Federal Building
Brother Eddie for President Movement launched in the USA (tags)
Chanting “BROTHER EDDIE” a rowdy crowd of more than 150 supporters, friends and relatives that packed the fundraiser of Brother Eddie Villanueva formally launched the “Brother Eddie for President Movement “ in the United States, in a fundraiser dinner in Los Angeles, California last Sunday, April 26. Bro. Eddie Villanueva is the founder of the Jesus is Lord Church. The JIL has more than three million members and 26 churches in the Philippines and all over the world. This was the follow up of Bro. Eddie Villanueva’s formal acceptance of the challenge of different sectors in the Philippines to run as a presidential aspirant in the 2010 Presidential elections last March 23, 2009 at the Araneta Center. The launching was held in Casa Prinsesa Coffee Shop at 4527 New York, Eagle Rock, --a predominantly Filipino residential and business area in the city of Los Angeles.
BTL:Party of Former Leftist Guerillas Wins El Salvador's Presidential Election (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
Venezuela: Why Unlimited Re-election is Bad for the Revolution (tags)
A supporter of Hugo Chavez' anti-imperialist efforts explains why he is nevertheless opposed to Venezuela's recent constitutional amendment abolishing term limits.
PHILIPPINE POLITICS HEATS UP FOR MAY 2010 ELECTIONS (tags)
The political in-fighting among the reactionary political formations are bound to sharpen as the US-Arroyo ruling clique tries to consolidate its forces and probably rig the May 2010 elections as in 2004. With the Arroyo ruling clique at the top, three political formations are gearing up for the 2010 Presidential elections. These are the Kabalikat ng Mamamayang Pilipino (KAMPI) of the fake president Arroyo, the Lakas-NUCD of ex-president Ramos and the Nationalist People's Coalition of the old Marcos crony Eduardo Cojuangco.
Recrossing the Rubicon (tags)
Questions whether the U.S. is and will be a democratic republic.
NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST -- 11.11.08 (tags)
We believe that veterans and active-duty GIs are in a key position to stop illegal and unjust war, and we are inspired by the resistance of troops who stood against the war in Vietnam.
Obama Sweeps Presidential Election (tags)
Barack Obama becomes the first black 44th U.S. President
What “incredibly tough” foreign policy actions is Obama preparing? (tags)
"Obama won the Democratic presidential nomination by presenting himself as the more consistent antiwar candidate, and the Democratic ticket in public pledges to end the war in Iraq and adopt a less militaristic stance. But behind closed doors, before select audiences of the financial and political elite, Biden has given a glimpse of the real perspective of the Democratic wing of American imperialism."
WE HAVE A LIFT OFF !!!! (tags)
THIS PRESS RELEASE WAS GIVEN MINUTES AGO, AND LET'S ALL HOPE AND PRAY THAT our DEMOCRATIC COUNTRY WILL NEVER ALLOW ANOTHER HORROR TO TAKE PLACE LIKE THE TROY DAVIS STATE MURDER IN GEORGIA !!!
V.P. Candidate Alexander: U.S. Economy is Beyond Recession (tags)
Socialist Vice Presidential Candidate Stewart A. Alexander says the measures that are being taken by the Fed, in the midst of this growing economic crisis is an indication that the U.S. economy has now passed the stage of a recession and is now in the early stage of a depression. “It will take more than printing truck loads money and bailing out the capitalists to prevent the U.S. and global economy from slipping into a deeper depression.”
Let's Have a New President November 5 (tags)
With the U.S. economy in free fall, this country doesn't have the luxury of waiting until January 20, 2009 to swear in the winner of this year's presidential election, This post presents a modest proposal for installing the election winner in the White House immediately, so he can get to work on fixing the economy right away.
Urgent Urgent Urgent Urgent Urgent (tags)
Express your opposition to the Wall Street bailout now!
Department of Energy Demands 800 Billion Dollars, Threatens to Shut Off Lights (tags)
Pay up or it's lights out!
Brown interfering in Zim politics (tags)
Brown the hypocrite: 'On being asked to confirm whether he had endorsed a democratic candidate in the USA presidential race, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown replied that it was up to the American people to determine their future. ' BUT not with Zimbabwe.
Socialist Candidates to File Lawsuit for Inclusion on Louisiana Ballot (tags)
U.S. Presidential Candidate Brian Moore blast Louisiana officials for “shamelessly obstructing minor party access to ballot in aftermath of Hurricane Gustav;” accuses Governor Jindal and Secretary of State Dardenne of using natural disaster to protect John McCain and the GOP.
RNC ’08: Pit Bulls On Parade (tags)
If you thought, in the wake of the nightmare of the Bush years, and the euphoria of the Democratic Convention, that the political pendulum in the USA was swinging to the “left”… If you thought that the Bush regime was so widely and bitterly hated that a repackaged version couldn’t seriously contend for the presidency… If you thought that the Christian fundamentalist theocrats were passé… Then you got a shocking wake up call from the Republican National Convention.
Nader Tonight FSTV & Tomorrow DN! (tags)
Denver tonight 6 p.m. University of Denver Magness Arena. Sean Penn, Tom Morello, Cindy Sheehan, Jello Biafra, Ralph Nader and Matt Gonzalez will be there. Standing up to the corporate two-party controlled debate commission. Calling for an opening up of the Presidential debates.
OC Civil Forum Induces Protests (tags)
Protesters gather in Orange County to make the presidential cadidates hear their voices August 16, 2008.
Republicans Face Election Debacle (tags)
The Congressional elections on November 4 seem already decided. Republicans face an historical disaster given the rotten mood in the country and new scandals.
PSL on the ballot in Iowa, Utah, and New Jersey (tags)
The La Riva/Puryear PSL Presidential Campaign is proud to announce that we have achieved ballot status in New Jersey, Iowa and Utah! We are already on the ballot in five other states: Arkansas, Vermont, Colorado, Florida and Washington. Over the next five weeks, we will be working to gain ballot access in many additional states, including New York, Louisiana, Wisconsin and Rhode Island.
Ralph Nader Wins Peace and Freedom Party Candidacy for President (tags)
Ralph Nader won the Peace and Freedom Party nomination for president of the United States at the party’s convention in Sacramento. His national running mate, Matt Gonzalez, was also confirmed as the party’s vice presidential candidate.
Moore-Alexander Seeks PFP Presidential, V.P. Nomination (tags)
The State Convention for Peace and Freedom Party will convene on Saturday, August 2 and 3 at the Hawthorn Suites, 321 Bercut Drive, Sacramento California. At the convention Brian Moore, Gloria La Riva, Ralph Nader, and Cynthia McKinney will be seeking the Peace and Freedom Party’s presidential nomination. A debate among the four presidential candidates will be at the same location on Friday, August 1 at 7 p.m.
Alexander Dismisses Economic Plans of Obama and McCain (tags)
There is no easy fix for the ailing U.S. economy, and Barack Obama and John McCain are not prepared to make the necessary changes that will protect the interests of working people. Comparing the economic plans of the two candidates, it does not matter whether McCain or Obama is elected in the 2008 Election; the economic programs that have been outlined by both candidates will only produce minor differences to the present Bush White House.
Cynthia McKinney is Green Party Presidential nominee (tags)
Cynthia McKinney named 2008 Green Party candidate for President. McKinney picks hip-hop activist, Rosa Clemente, as running mate.
Cynthia McKinney Wins Green Party Presidential Nomination (tags)
Cynthia McKinney won the right to be the Green Party of the United States presidential candidate in 2008 today at the GP-US Convention in Chicago.
Barack Obama Is Taking On a Lot of Bum Advice (tags)
It’s painful to watch Sen. Barack Obama slide over to the Right on so many important issues, as the presidential election heats up in ‘08. FISA, NAFTA and Israel are a few. He’s also met with Colin Powell and suggested that he might keep Robert Gates on as his Secretary of Defense. What’s next? Irv “Scooter” Libby as head of his Justice Department? If Obama doesn’t want to flop, like Sen. John Kerry did in ‘04, he better ponder changing his ways.
PSL ON THE BALLOT IN ARKANSAS, VERMONT AND COLORADO! (tags)
The La Riva/Puryear PSL Presidential Campaign is proud to announce that we have achieved ballot status in Arkansas, Vermont and Colorado! We are also in the final stages for ballot status in Utah, Florida, New Jersey and Iowa. Over the next two months, we will be working to gain ballot access in many additional states, including Washington state, New York, Louisiana, Wisconsin, Rhode Island, California and other states.
4 Fascist Initiatives on Cal Nov Ballot; Need to Ban June Elections (tags)
With 21 weeks to go to the November presidential election, we now have 4 fascist initiatives on the November ballot which could pass as the Republicans will vote, unlike this June election, when enough Republicans stayed home and enough tenants voted to prevent the repeal of rent control that was Prop 98.
2008 Election problems begin early with Peace and Freedom Party (tags)
Tuesday election snafu denies Peace & Freedom Party voters ballots, may influence presidential nominating convention; Party chair says a lawsuit possible.
Socialist Party VP nominee calls McCain “reckless” on Iran (tags)
The ongoing reckless statements by Senator McCain are another indication that the Republican presidential frontrunner is mapping a road to the White House by staying the course that has been paved by President Bush; a course that will continue to advance U.S. imperialism, a course that will continue to benefit the rich at the expense of working people, and a course that has spiraled the U.S. economy into the worst recession since the Great Depression.
These reckless statements by Senator McCain are another indication that the Republican presidential frontrunner is mapping a road to the White House by staying the course that has been paved by President Bush; a course that will continue to advance U.S. imperialism, a course that will continue to benefit the rich at the expense of working people, and a course that has spiraled the U.S. economy into the worst recession since the Great Depression.
How will a Bush Govt "Attack" on Iran effect the 2008 Presidential Candidates? (tags)
Opinions:Obamma,Hilliary and McCain on Bush's Iran Invasion?
Warning: Presidential Candidates Not Offering to Repair and Reinstate the US Constitution! (tags)
In reality the American public is being conned and coerced into voting for nothing at all except the same old Washington corruption,a corruption made many times worse by the blatantly fascist actions of the Bush White House. .........................................................................
Many candidates, corporate media obscures U.S. presidential politics (tags)
Third political parties do not compete on a level playing field in U.S. politics; the corporate media will spend more money in one day, promoting the campaigns of Senators John McCain, Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton, than the amount of money third political parties will spend in one year to promote their candidates, combined. While third party candidates are spending hundreds and thousands of dollars on flyers and brochures, big corporations are spending millions to keep the names of their candidates in the public’s view.
Party w/bands & Green Presidential Candidate Cynthia McKinney (tags)
Join the L.A. Greens and Green Party Presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney for a party/benefit at Zero Point Artspace located at 1049 32nd St (at Central) in south downtown (north of USC campus). April 12, 2008 8pm-1am.
VOTE PSL in 2008: Put Human Needs Over Profits (tags)
The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is fielding a slate of candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections: Gloria La Riva for President and Eugene Puryear for Vice President. The campaign is rooted in the struggle for socialism. We believe a better world is possible and together we can make it happen.
VOTE PSL in 2008: Support the Brattleboro Bush/Cheney indictment (tags)
The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is fielding a slate of candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections: Gloria La Riva for President and Eugene Puryear for Vice President. The campaign expresses its strong support for the proposal to the Brattleboro, Vt. Annual Town Meeting to indict President Bush and Vice President Cheney for gross violations of international and U.S. law.
VOTE PSL in 2008: Answer to Democrats & Republicans on Fidel Castro's resignation (tags)
The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is fielding a slate of candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections: Gloria La Riva for President and Eugene Puryear for Vice President. The La Riva/Puryear presidential campaign stands in solidarity with the Cuban revolution and the Cuban people. The Democratic and Republican candidates will all continue the same policy of the last 11 U.S. administrations: a policy of blockade, aggression and counter-revolution.
UPDATED: Italy's former President: 9-11 was a CIA-Mossad inside job (tags)
Italy's former President Francesco Cossiga has told Italy's "most respected newspaper" [Corriere della Sera] that the 9-11 attacks "were run by the CIA and Mossad and that this was common knowledge amongst global intelligence agencies." (This is an updated, expanded version of an article which was originally posted a few weeks ago.)
Barack Obama - White Power in Black Face! (tags)
"He hasn't said the word black out of his mouth, not even to talk about the color of his suit or his shoes! He cannot address the suffering of African people."
Fil-Vets ask candidates for bill support (tags)
Statements of support from the presidential candidates are being requested from Filipino American veterans and the American Coalition for Filipino Veterans, Inc. (ACFV) before Feb. 18 to help pass their benefits bills and garner more community allies for the Bataan Day commemoration rallies being planned across the U.S. “We are asking the presidential candidates to release their statements of support for our cause clearly before February 18, the day of the Rescission Act of 1946,” said Eric Lachica, Executive Director of the American Coalition for Filipino Veterans, Inc. in an exclusive interview with BALITA. “We have been, and will continue to the rounds here in Washington D.C. to get the candidates’ commitment.”
Former Democratic Rep. Cynthia McKinney Seeks Presidency as Green Party Nominee (tags)
Former Democratic Rep. Cynthia McKinney is now seeking the Green Party presidential nomination and will be on the ballot in the Tuesday, February 5th, Presidential Primary
VOTE PSL in 2008: Capitalism means environmental destruction - Fight for socialism! (tags)
The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is fielding a slate of candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections: Gloria La Riva for President and Eugene Puryear for Vice President. The La Riva/Puryear campaign demands immediate action to stop global warming. We call for mandatory emissions controls on big corporate polluters.
The FairTax Campaign Rocks the Boat! (tags)
Every day sees a new letter to the editor or web posting defining the 67,500 pages of income tax regulations, the effects of the current tax system on the “Made in America” label and the benefits of a fair, simple and transparent national tax system.
VOTE PSL in 2008: End the Criminal Israeli Blockade of Gaza Now! (tags)
The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is fielding a slate of candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections: Gloria La Riva for President and Eugene Puryear for Vice President. The La Riva/Puryear presidential campaign demands an immediate lifting of the Israeli blockade, an end to U.S. aid to Israel and self-determination for the Palestinian people. The candidates joined the emergency protests to "End the Israeli Siege of Gaza" that book place across the country on Jan. 25-26.
Green Party Presidential Debate Videos (tags)
Video of Green Party Presidential Debate in San Francisco, featuring Green Presidential candidates Jared Ball, Jesse Johnson, Cynthia McKinney, Kent Mesplay and Kat Swift, on January 13th, 2008. Video at http://www.gp.org
VOTE PSL in 2008: Reparations Now! (tags)
The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is fielding a slate of candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections: Gloria La Riva for President and Eugene Puryear for Vice President. La Riva/Puryear demand that the Black community be compensated fully, with interest, for the historical racism and wrongs forced upon them by capitalism.
Immigration Debates Heats Up Presidential Bids on Election 2008 (tags)
The Coalition In Defense For Immigrant Rights (CDIR) –USA express optimism that issue of immigration will be acted upon and that the US Congress will enact a humane and rationale immigration law that will benefits the 12 million or more immigrants in the United States. The CDIR –USA Coordinator Arturo P.Garcia said the CDIR is happy in the fact that according to latest surveys more than 65% of Americans believe that a new immigration law should be enacted in Congre
Green Party Presidential Debate, Sunday, January 13th, San Francisco (tags)
Green Party Presidential Debate, Sunday, January 13th, San Francisco
Socialists Blast Corporate Media on Presidential Debates (tags)
In recent days, ABC in a debate of the candidates excluded Dennis Kucinich from participating in the national television debate of the Democrats while including Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul. ABC-Disney is the same outfit that is seeking to destroy the lives and living conditions of the striking writers of the Writers Guild of America. These media monopolies are again showing their true colors.
Green Party: A Presidential Debate That Matters, Jan. 13 (tags)
SAN FRANCISCO – The first, and only, live debate between candidates on the Green Party’s California ballot for President of the United States – featuring a former Democratic Party member of Congress, consumer protection icon, professor and environmental engineer – is scheduled here January 13, 2008, said John Morton of the Green Presidential Debate Committee
“Antiwar” candidate Kucinich backs leading Democrat in Iowa primary (tags)
Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich has announced to his supporters in Iowa that if he does not reach the 15 percent threshold of votes needed to proceed to the second round of nominating the party’s presidential candidate, he “strongly encourages” them to vote for Senator Barack Obama. This further underscores the cynical and deceptive nature of Kucinich’s campaign and his supposedly leftist, antiwar stance. Kucinich’s statement states, “In those caucus locations where my support doesn’t reach the necessary threshold, I strongly encourage all of my supporters to make Barack Obama their second choice. Sen. Obama and I have one thing in common: Change.” Obama is one of the top-tier Democratic candidates and is thoroughly in line with the militarist strategies of the ruling elite. Just like the Democratic Party as a whole, Obama’s criticisms of the Iraq war are not about ending it, but how to make it succeed. Currently he advocates a partial withdraw from Iraq to re-focus on the “war on terror.” He has called for more troops in Afghanistan, and unilateral US military incursions into Pakistan.
Cindy Sheehan Moderates Green Party Presidential Debate (tags)
"Campaign 2008: A Presidential Debate that Matters" COME SEE AND HEAR . . . • Ralph Nader • Cynthia McKinney • Jared Ball • Kent Mesplay . . . TALKING ABOUT THE ISSUES OF THE DAY! o be held in San Francisco's historic Herbst Theater on January 13th, 2008.
Kucinich for President (tags)
Zenger's Newsmagazine endorses Dennis Kucinich for President (as we did in 2004) over the so-called 'top-tier" Democrats, each of whom has serious liabilities but all of whom would make a better President than any of the Republican candidates. This editorial from the January 2008 Zenger's also contains recommendations on the seven state propositions on the February 5, 2008 ballot.
Hip-Hop w/Head Roc & Dr. Jared Ball-Green Party Presidential Candidate at LA Greens Party (tags)
Jared Ball is a great presenter, really well organized, compelling and inspiring. He and Heady are using hip-hop strategically to attract young people, then educating them in ways they can understand and be motivated by. I promise you will be impressed. Bring everyone you can to the LA Greens party.
Bush's Technique: Do Illegalities First,The Pardon or Give Immunity! (tags)
The US Congress and Senate has gone along with and approved of this Presidential "Immunity" every step of the way!
Queer Democrats Fail to Endorse for President (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club failed to endorse a candidate for President after a contentious meeting November 29. On the first ballot, Hillary Clinton received eight votes, John Edwards seven, Barack Obama three, Dennis Kucinich two and 14 club members voted against making an endorsement at all. The club also voted to oppose statewide Proposition 91 on the February ballot, which would block legislators from using gas tax money to balance the state budget.
Democrats shift further to the right (tags)
Six weeks after he denounced the American media and US politicians for undermining the war effort in Iraq and called for an all-out mobilization of American power to win victory, the former US commander in Baghdad, retired Lieutenant General Ricardo Sanchez, delivered the official Democratic Party response to President George W. Bush’s weekly Saturday radio address. The selection of Sanchez to make the broadcast November 24 is a calculated decision by the Democratic Party leadership to adopt a standpoint on the war in Iraq that criticizes the Bush administration largely from the right, rather than the left. The Democrats have rebuffed the desires of the vast majority of the American people, including those whose votes placed the Democrats in control of Congress a year ago, who want an end to the war as quickly as possible. Sanchez commanded US forces in Iraq from June 2003 to June 2004, the period immediately following the US invasion. He is indelibly linked to two episodes in the bloody record of American oppression in Iraq: the murderous onslaught on the city of Fallujah, then one of the strongholds of Iraqi resistance to the occupation, and the abuse of captured Iraqis in the American military prison at Abu Ghraib.
Building Bridges Radio: Kucinich on Impeachment (tags)
WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 26.5 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK BELOW
Socialist Presidential Ticket: Moore and Alexander (tags)
Socialist Party USA and Peace and Freedom Party shared a mutual victory on Saturday, October 20, in St Louis, Missouri. During the National Convention of Social Party USA, Brian Moore was nominated as the presidential candidate to represent the party’s national campaign ticket and Stewart A. Alexander was nominated as the vice presidential candidate.
Blackwater Air Force Presidential Airways Transport Contracts for the Central Asian Front (tags)
Blackwater, USA subsidiary Presidential Airways, Inc. of Moyock, NC uses the EADS-CASA 212 transport aircraft for its work, which is short-haul supply flights in and out of remote locations – including combat zones.
Independent Voters Rejecting Democrats and Republicans (tags)
As the opposition to the Iraq War continues to mount across America and around the world, many independent voters are now rejecting the candidates of the two corporate parties and are considering third party candidates. Within the next three weeks the Socialist Party USA will meet for its National Convention, in St Louis Missouri; the organization is hoping to capture the votes of those independent voter and working class people that are searching for a new direction for the nation.
Bradley Whitford Partners with Courage Campaign (tags)
Bradley Whitford ("The West Wing") premieres YouTube video condemning the "Dirty Trick Initiative" in California
Socialist Presidential Candidates at America’s Crossroads (tags)
Today Americans are faced with a broad range of complex issues not seen since the American Civil War; a war that divided America and created a clash of ideologies. Now, more than 140 years since the end of Civil War, Americans are faced with greater challenges and 11 socialist presidential candidates with Socialist Party USA and Peace and Freedom Party believe a new direction for the nation is critical.
Corrupt Sys that spawned the Bush Coup /Dictatorship is still alive and scheming! (tags)
The reason why the 2008 presidential candidates aren't screaming out and lambasting the "monstrosity" that the Bush Regime has made of the US Constitution is because both the Republican and Democratic parties want to greedily assume this same type of unbridled,fascist presidential "power" for themselves in 2008.
White House Manual Details How to Deal With Protesters (tags)
A White House manual that came to light recently gives presidential advance staffers extensive instructions in the art of "deterring potential protestors" from President Bush's public appearances around the country.
Frank Moore's Presidential Campaign Speech Last Night (tags)
Last night, 2008 Presidential candidate Frank Moore delivered a campaign speech to an enthusiastic crowd of seniors, staffers and youth at the Claremont House retirement community in Oakland, CA. The text of his speech follows. Moore’s campaign has gained increasing popularity and media attention over the summer. He is considered one of the most interesting alternative candidates for President, and was just interviewed by London's The Independent for this very reason.
Iraq War: Democrats Will Stay the Course (tags)
These days the presidential candidates for the Democratic Party are sounding more like replacement candidates for Bush; on the issue of ending the Iraq War. All the candidates, with the exception of Representative Dennis Kucinich and Governor Bill Richardson, are making open-ended commitments to keep American forces in Iraq and the Middle East region for years.
Presidential Candidate Wants Iraq Vote on Ballots (tags)
Many top Congressional Democrats and Republicans are now taking the position that it will be necessary for the US to maintain a military presence in Iraq into 2009. Despite plummeting American support for the Iraq War, Congress continues to support the occupation and American imperialism. Stewart Alexander, a presidential hopeful with Peace and Freedom Party, believes it has become necessary to put the Iraq War vote in the hands of the American voters.
The Recent Philippine Supreme Court Split Decision, Splits the Public (tags)
The recent Supreme Court split decision on the TRO filed by GO Candidate Koko Pimentel clearly shows how polarize is the Philippine society. The decision again highlights that justice is partial and serves the status quo. The decision, religiously followed by the Filipino American community in the United States, clearly shows how divided the Filipino society is and it is reflected among the 14 justices of the Supreme Court. In its recent decisions especially in the 2007 national elections. It just repeated the injustice perpetrated against presidential candidate Fernando Poe Jr in 2004 only now, it is against Koko Pimentel. Basically it refused to decide on the conduct of elections and refers the cases to the Presidential, the
More Smoke on the Horizon in the Middle East War Theater (tags)
Must Read!!!:Under the National Emergencies Act the White House has only utilized provisions relating to the military and U.S. national security. The White House can exploit extraordinary powers that suspend civil liberties and can even challenge the American Constitution. Because of the uncertain and the shifting shape of the “Global War on Terror” that is continually being redefined, a moment may arise when a “Constitutional Dictatorship” is declared to ensure the continuity of government.
REFLECTIONS ON MEMORIAL DAY (tags)
Hillary Clinton Sets Fundraising Record (tags)
WASHINGTON - Two Democratic presidential candidates broke previous fundraising records during the first three months of the year, with Sen.Hillary Rodham Clinton setting a high bar of $26 million in new contributions for the quarter.
Why aren't the Bush daughters in Iraq? (tags)
The president's family has set an appallingly bad example for wartime sacrifice.
THE AMERICAN PROXY WAR IN GAZA (tags)
In the fevered minds of Bush administration ideologues, Palestine has become another front in what they conceive of as a new Cold War against "Islamofascism."
Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards wants another war! (tags)
In another important news item conveniently ignored by the pro-war Zionist media… Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards among others is in “Israel” pushing for an attack on Iran. Republicans and Democrats, two wings of the same old bird.
U.S. seeks better ties by aiding militaries (tags)
Who is the world worste terrorist??? From articles like this it is clear that the American government is!
McCain: Expand Iraq force by 20,000 (tags)
Four more years of war? Then vote for Arizona war monger Senator John McCain.
PHILIPPINES: The worst regime post-Marcos (tags)
AKBAYAN (Citizens Action Party) commemorates Martial Law with condemnation of worst regime post-Marcos.
BTL:Parallel Government Established in Mexico as... (tags)
...Millions Reject Tainted Presidential Election~Interview with the Chuck Collins, a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Pro-Syrian Lebanese president Lahoud harbored Nasrallah during part of the Lebanon War – o (tags)
Pro-Syrian Lebanese president Lahoud harbored Nasrallah during part of the Lebanon War – on orders from Damascus
Attention: Potpourri of Current Political Subject-Matter (tags)
ABC News blackmailing Daddy Bush’s Bitch William J.R. Clinton on 9-11. Could it be the Russian Oil Deeds handed over to Bill and Bitch aka Hillary (Republican-in-the-closet) Rodenhurst-Clinton by George Stephanopoulos last week mean that ABC Disney wants a piece of the action.
BTL:Mexico's Presidential Election Outcome in Dispute as... (tags)
...Leftist Party Cries 'Foul' ~ Interview with Michael Lettieri, Council of Hemispheric Affairs research fellow, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
How the Mexican Election was Stolen (tags)
When Lopez Obrador addressed the press at 8:30, he condemned "the spectacle of the dance of numbers" and announced that the PRD and its political allies would impugn the election -- he had proof of anomalies in 40,000 polling places (a third of the total)
Foes file 2nd impeachment rap vs Arroyo (tags)
Over 200 private citizens and organizations on Monday formally filed the second impeachment complaint against President Arroyo. The group, headed by the Citizens’ Impeachment Case versus Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, filed the 154-page complaint with the office of House Secretary-General Roberto Nazareno. The complaint also contains annexes and a verification s
The Ominous Shadow of 1988 Hovers Over this July’s Mexican Presidential Election (tags)
With 20 Days to Go before the Vote, the Spectre of Electoral Fraud - and Subsequent Repression - Haunts a Nation
Cavlan aims spotlight on calamities (tags)
Michael Cavlan wants independent investigations into 9/11, the death of Sen. Paul Wellstone (D-MN), and the 2004 presidential vote count in Ohio.
Republican Hatchet Man Defends Presidential Crimes (tags)
The Founders of the nation must be rolling in their graves over Sen. Hatch’s claim that the president’s powers should be beyong criticism during the “war” on terror.
U.S. Meddling in Peruvian Presidential Race? (tags)
U.S. Meddling in Peruvian Presidential Race? by Jeremy Bigwood March 20, 2006 Printer Friendly Version EMail Article to a Friend Something smells funny about the recent denunciation of maverick Peruvian presidential candidate Ollanta Humala for alleged human rights violations. Before the accusations, Humala was riding high as the leading candidate in Peru's presidential elections. Investigations illustrate that Humala's accusers are subsidized by the US Government funded Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Washington may be interfering in this election to protect its own interests.
DEAR CINDY: PLEASE READ THIS AND THINK AGAIN (tags)
Your decision to run for Senate is a case of "right church, wrong pew" in that you will make an excellent spokeperson for peace as a Senate candidate, but wouldbe most effective challenging cheif hawk Hillary Clinton.
Bush Running Scared? (tags)
Little wonder that President Bush is defending his illegal and unconstitutional domestic spying program. He has no alternative but to try to convince the public not to consider him a criminal and a threat to the Republic.
He's already essentially said the old Nixon line, "I am not a crook."
And like Nixon, he is one.
It is becoming increasingly evident not just to liberals but to honest conservatives that unless this president who thinks he's a king is called to account on this and other violations of the Constitution, those "inalienable" rights we've always claimed as a birthright will have been alienated. That means gone the modern vernacular.
Today, the Washington Times, the Fox News of the print world, weighed in with a story in its magazine that claimed the White House is gearing up for an impeachment battle, predicting that even in the current Republican House, there will be an effort to impeach Bush over the NSA spying. The same article said the White House is worried about losing in the Judiciary Committee on that count, but thinks it can manage to get a tie vote.
I find that speculation a bit unlikely at this point, but who knows? The blatant unconstitutionality of this particular presidential transgression, and the fact that he was caught red-handed and had to admit to it, makes it what George Tenet would call a "slam dunk" case.
In a way, though, it would be unfortunate, because other presidential crimes are much worse--his use of 500 "signing documents" to ignore acts of Congress (no wonder the guy never vetoes bills!), his lying to get the country into a war of agression that is bleeding the nation and its youth, his multiple war crimes and his "crime against peace," his gross negligence in not responding to the Katrina disaster or the looming global warming threat...
The list goes on and on. It would be a tragedy if this Constitutional outlaw ended up being brought up just on a charge of illegal spying by a Republican Judiciary Committee, and then battled that one charge to an almost certain win in the full House, and that was the end of it.
Better, I think, to let the charges keep growing through the 2006 campaign year, and then hit him with all of them at once.
Still, it's nice to see the president starting to squirm.
For other stories by Lindorff, please go (at no charge) to This Can't Be Happening! .
Boxer Researches "Impeachable Offence" (tags)
Boxer issued the following release about President Bush's recent admission that he has personally authorized domestic surveillance without a court order. She sent the referenced letter to four presidential scholars, asking for their input: * Cass Sunstein, University of Chicago Law School * Bruce Ackerman, Yale University * Susan Low Bloch, Georgetown University Law Center * Michael Gerhardt, College of William and Mary School of Law
Digging Deeper: Why No Conspiracy Count for Libby? (tags)
The pre-Iraqi War intelligence was “fixed around the policy,” according to the Downing St. Memos. The perjury case of Irving “Scooter” Libby, Dick Cheney’s gofer, is only one small piece of the scheme to lie the country into war. Special Counsel Fitzgerald failed to use a conspiracy count against Libby, but he didn’t hesitate to do so in the Khaled Dumeisi case. Why the double standard? The Congress must get to the bottom of this cover-up.
FRIDAY: Protest Bush at Raygun Presidential Library (tags)
Friday, October 21, 2005 @ 10:30 AM-1:30 PM Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Madera at Wood Ranch Parkway Simi Valley, CA
Protest Bush: Friday 11am, Simi Valley (tags)
president BuSh is scheduled to be in the LA area this coming Thursday and Friday, October 20 and 21, 2005
Here we go again.
Here we go again.(tags)
With Biden announced, Clinton a near certainty, and maybe even Kerry wanting a second try at the White House, the 2007-8 Democratic primary season looks to be grim stuff, and the likelihood of continued Republican dominance good. The one possible wrench in Democratic party hacks’ suicide plans: Russ Feingold. ------------------
BTL:Mexican Civil Society Rises Up to Protest Ruling Party's Attempt to... (tags)
...Keep Progressive Candidate Off Presidential Ballot~ Interview with John Ross, journalist and author, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Vote Fraud for Democray (tags)
a 26 minutre video of the January 6th Contest the Vote Rally in DC Choke full in factual info.
Screw Job: Veterans and First Amendment Both Get Hit (tags)
With the so-called War on Terrorism setting the tone, police agencies, including new ones in the Homeland Security Department, are trampling on the First Amendment freedom to seek redress of grievances, calling their assault “proactive” measures.
The Web: The battle of the bloggers (tags)
A story about the failure of liberal blogs.
Killing a Story, Helping to Elect a Corrupt, Lying President (tags)
Finally revealed in Extra! magazine: The inside story of how the New York Times and Washington Post both killed the story of Bush’s cheating use of a secret hearing device in the presidential debates, possibly influencing the outcome of the presidential race.
BTL:"Unwelcome Guests at a Coronation" (tags)
Protests at the Presidential Inauguration of George W. Bush
George Bush at No. 1 Heart Hospital Thurs. for Private Meeting -- TREATMENT? (tags)
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported Saturday that President George W. Bush would be at the Cleveland Clinic on Thursday, Jan. 27 for a "tech trip." The consultation in Cleveland is PRIVATE. White House spokesman Jim Morrel said it is part of a push to "discuss providing affordable health care to more Americans and other initiatives." However, the trip to Cleveland is said to be specifically to DISCUSS the benefits of "health information technology." Mr. Bush is not known to have any medical or information technology expertise but is known to have a heart irregularity.
Rev. Moon “funnels” $250,000 for Bush inaugural bash (tags)
Y'know I love this Moon. His right wing minions at the Washington Times, Insight on the News, and UPI (Gene Koporowski) like to spam this newswire with their dreck.
BTL:Historic Congressional Challenge to Ohio Election Results Spotlights... (tags)
...Voting Irregularities ~ Interview with Bob Fitrakis, an attorney who filed lawsuit challenging the presidential election results in Ohio, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
David Cobb tells Conyers Forum of (tags)
In early testimony, chairman of the forum, Rep. John Conyers heard from Green party presidential candidate, David Cobb that employees of punch card vendor, Triad Governmental Systems, Inc. (Triad GSI) are attempting to orchestrate a fraudulent recount of the 3 percent of precincts likely to be included in the first phase of the recount process.
The Whole Democratic Leadership Should Be Sacked Immediately (tags)
While the pro-corporate leadership of the Democratic Party was busy blowing the US presidential election, they were taking millions from the State Department to join the Republican Party in helping to undermine the government of the Ukraine and—presumably—offering their demonstrab ly inept campaign expertise to Ukraine’s democratic opposition.
Kerry Supports Ohio Vote Investigation, Jackson says & Fair Tally Rally in Columbus (tags)
The Smilin' Ohioan reports a Democratic candidate "farther down on the ticket" is found to have 257,000 more votes than Sen. Kerry. A developement that dwarves the preliminary gap of 136,000, which should come down when the vote is certified on monday, because the provisionals have been, either tabled or tabulated- as reported by channel 3 news in cleveland.It is not clear what is to be done with all the various precints reporting 100%+ turnouts, ie.-more votes recorded than registered voters. Steven Rosenfield reports Jackson has a sunday rally in Columbus and he is quoted here-“We want to look at the exit polls,” Jackson said, referring to at least two non-partisan Election Day polls, by Zogby and CNN, which gave Kerry 53 percent and 51 percent of the vote, respectively. “We don’t want to be presumptuous, but these numbers in the Butler, Clarmont, Warren and Hamilton counties are suspicious.” & “We need to investigate, coordinate, litigate, recount and recuse," he said, referring to the legitimacy of the Ohio vote. “Mr. Blackwell cannot be both the owner of the team and the umpire.”
Green Party to Demand Recount in Ohio via Presidential Candidate David Cobb (tags)
Green Party Presidential Candidate David Cobb declares he will stand for a recount in Ohio
The Hill Takes a Leak on the Bush Bulge (tags)
A small Washington newsletter runs an anonymous Secret Service leak story attempting to debunk the Bush bulge as an armored vest, but raises more questions than it answers.
The Future of the World at Stake (tags)
Every good republican knows the world is solid Kerry territory. A survey by pollsters HI Europe earlier in October found that, if Europeans had a vote, they would back Kerry over Bush by a 6 to 1 margin. Bush would win just 6% in Germany, 5% in Spain..
BTL:Green Party Presidential Candidate Addresses Issues Major Parties Ignore... (tags)
Interview with David Cobb, Green Party presidential candidate, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
New Wrinkle: NASA Photo Expert Exposes Bush Bulge (tags)
The bulge under Bush’s jacket in the first has now now been analysed by a NASA satellite photo specialist . This is what the president is calling a case of bad tailoring.
Showing of "The End of Suburbia and Green Party Presidential Candidate David Cobb Spe (tags)
Showing of the documentary "The End of Suburbia" and Green Party Presidential Candidate David Cobb Speaking at the Regenerative Co-operative of Pomona.
More on Bulgegate: What's That Wire? (tags)
With a wire running behind his tie, a bulge on his back, and inexplicably goofy behavior at the debates, Bush has a lot of explaining to do, if only the gutless press would ask the obvious questions.
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".
BTL:Noam Chomsky Offers Views on Motivation for Iraq War and... (tags)
...the Choices Before Voters on Election Day ~ Interview with Noam Chomsky, MIT professor of linguistics, author and political activist, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Ex-Taliban Lobbyist leads Afghan vote (tags)
In the much-publicized Afghan presidential "election" of October 8, the leading candidate is none other than U.S.-appointed Hamid Karzai, who was the Taliban's lobbyist to Washington during the mid-1990's, when America was still trying to woo the Kabul regime because of its pipeline potential.
Leonard Peltier for President (tags)
American Indian political prisoner Leonard Peltier is the presidential candidate of the Paace and Freedom Party in California. This article gives an overview and update of his case and his campaign for a presidential pardon.
I Was Arrested but the Real Crime is the Corporate Hijacking of Our Democracy (tags)
Every time I engage in non-violent civil disobedience against an oppressive government, I revel in the power that we the people actually have. If more people engaged in civil disobedience more often, we would change the oppressive power structure much more quickly. I have been charged with trespassing on private property and the failure to obey a reasonable order by the police. But you and I know that the real crime is the corporate hijacking of our democracy.
BTL:U.S. Media Fails to Act as Truth-Detector in... (tags)
...Covering Presidential Election Campaign ~ Interview with David Brock, media critic and former conservative activist, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Nader/Camejo 2004 Campaign Rally, Patriotic Hall, Los Angeles, Tues. Oct. 12th, 7-9 pm (tags)
Come hear Presidential candidate Ralph Nader and Vice-Presidential Candidate Peter Miguel Camejo explain why they are running!
Santa Monica activist begins hunger strike over Nader run (tags)
Sorry to post an AP story of this important event, but apparently no IMC has covered it yet. How about covering this?
Democrats: Pussycats Against Republicans, But Tigers Against Nader (tags)
Astonishingly, the Democrats had a chance to try and keep George Bush's name off the Florida ballot this November. They took a pass and instead have been fighting, and so far succeeding, in keeping Ralph Nader off instead.
Bush’s Trampling of Dissent: Kerry’s Chance to Stand Up for Civil Liberties (tags)
The ACLU has filed suit on behalf of a couple arrested at a Bush rally for wearing T-shirts saying “No Bush”—more evidence that this president has no respect for the Constitution or basic American values.
BILL MAHR ATTEMPTS REALISM (tags)
HBO's Real Time with Bill Mahr is catching up with the American Blasphemer in casting Bush and his self proclaimed success, 911, into perspective. If the GOP were not so insistant that the event was a glorious triumph for Bush, I would not have to constantly remind them that Bush is largely to blame for the tragedy.
California, Take Back the Green Party! (tags)
"There's a little rebellion starting," [Peter] Camejo said this week. Camejo said in California, the bastion of Green registration, "it's a fact: The majority of the party wants to put Nader/Camejo on the ballot." (Carla Marinucci, "Nader's Ballot Hopes Hinge on State's Greens," San Francisco Chronicle, August 7, 2004). Camejo is telling the truth.
Peace and Freedom Party picks Leonard Peltier for President (tags)
Delegates to the Peace and Freedom Party convention, July 31, selected Native American political prisoner Leonard Peltier as their presidential candidate for 2004.
Peace and Freedom Party picks Peltier for President/Nader now off CA ballot! (tags)
The July 31st Peace and Freedom Party convention turned its back on Ralph Nader and instead nominated as its presidential candidate, political prisoner Leonard Peltier, who is serving a life sentence for the alleged killing of two FBI agents at Wounded Knee in 1975.
Phoenix/Tempe Presidential Debate - Call to Action (tags)
The attention of the world will focus on Phoenix, Arizona for the 3rd Presidential Debate on October 13th. We are using this opportunity to get our message heard.
Republicans burn Bush on Environment (tags)
Russell Train (R), the EPA's second chief for presidents Nixon and Ford, said Bush's record is so dismal that he's casting his presidential vote for Democrat John Kerry in November.
CIA spook caught in Afghanistan? (tags)
Afghan troops jave detained a man identified as Jonathan K. Idema -- the subject of a United States military press center warning. Two years ago, J. Keith Idema, an American civilian adviser to the Afghan United Front, was interviewed on CBS' "60 Minutes"
Green Party Convention Live on C-Span June 26 (tags)
The Green Party of the United States National Convention will be in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 23-28, 2004. C-SPAN tv will cover it LIVE on June 26. Check http://c-span.org and http://www.gp.org for schedules.
Green Party Convention Live on C-Span June 26 (tags)
The Green Party of the United States National Convention will be in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 23-28, 2004. C-SPAN tv will cover it LIVE on June 26. Check http://c-span.org and http://www.gp.org for schedules.
Protest the Reagan motorcade this Friday (tags)
May his legacy die with him
WHY I WANT TO FUCK RONALD REAGAN (tags)
... a unique ontology of cosmic horror and disaster...
BTL:The Ballots of 1 Million African-American and Latino Voters Likely to be... (tags)
..."Lost" in 2004 Presidential Election ~ Interview with Greg Palast, BBC investigative reporter, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
5/15 Socialist Pres Candidate at UCLA (tags)
On May 15, 2004 at 12 p.m., a socialist presidential candidate, Bill Van Auken, will speak at UCLA, Ackerman Student Union 308 Westwood Plaza, Room 3517, Los Angeles.
Bush raises $170 Million, Kerry surges to $61 Million (tags)
Bush is aided by a network of 455 top fund-raisers who have each gathered at least $100,000 for the campaign.
Nader to visit Crawford (tags)
"(Nader) is joining other Texas peace and justice groups in speaking out against the current administration's aggressive foreign and domestic policies."
Why John Kerry doesn’t deserve your support (tags)
For people who genuinely care about opposing the U.S. military machine and about standing up for justice and against oppression, there are many good reasons to vote against George Bush. But there are no good ones to vote for John Kerry. Kerry doesn’t represent an alternative to Bush, but rather another form of the same political program that Bush stands for--sometimes presented with a kinder, gentler face, and sometimes not even that. We deserve better than this two-party system which consistently produces a choice between two evils.
Top GOP aide resigns to support Gary Nolan for president (tags)
Eric Dondero Rittberg has resigned to support Gary Nolan for president.
BTL:2004 Presidential Election Campaign To Break All... (tags)
...Spending Records Big contributors get what they pay for. Interview with Charles Lewis, executive director of the Center for Public Integrity, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
BTL:Bush Avoids Accountability in Iraq-WMD Blame Game (tags)
Interview with Scott Ritter, former chief U.N. weapons inspector in Iraq, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Green Party Presidential Debate at USC (tags)
Only So. Cal Presidential Debate between Green Party candidates, Feb. 14, USC, 1pm
Over 1300 Links on the US Presidential Election (tags)
U.S. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2004 !
Kucinich to be Discriminated Against at "Museum of Tolerance" Debate (tags)
February 22, Los Angeles - The League of Women Voters plans on barring Dennis Kucinich from attending a televised debate of Democratic challengers. He just beat Clark and Edwards in Washington and Maine.
Green Party Presidential Debate @ USC (tags)
Green Party Presidential Debate to take place at USC, February 14, 2004.
John Kerry Video (tags)
John Kerry Video proves reason for concern over a John Kerry vs George Bush presidential race.
BTL:Leading Democratic Presidential Candidates Ignore Issues of... (tags)
...Women and Poverty Interview with Gwendolyn Mink, author and activist, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
Feb2nd-15th Lobby the DNC to Support HR2239/S1980 (tags)
Marking exactly 9 months before the presidential election, Febuary 2nd and thru the Feb 15th, will be the time that the Defend Democracy, AmericanVoices Abroad, and United for Peace and Justice election fraud activist groups will be lobbying the Democratic National Committee to send out an action alert in support of HR2239 and S1980.
Don't Order the Fettucini (tags)
a personal account of the Iowa Caucus experience: riding the "Peace Train" to Iowa with the Kucinich campaign, and discovering the not-so pretty truth about the electoral process ... 1682 words
The Secret Society That Ties Bush and Kerry (tags)
Slavery is freedom...so get back to work and never mind what were up to!!
Dean Dumps Debt On Iowa Deli (tags)
West Des Moines, Iowa, January 26, 2004 - They came to town, tried to get your vote and then left for New Hampshire. But one presidential candidate may have left a big bill for a small West Des Moines deli.
Chemical bombs and rocket systems components destruction weapons hide Iraq in Syria (tags)
AMSTERDAM - The Iraqi weapons of mass destruction, which was the main reason for the United States to unleash the war last year, seem correct. And in Syria. A high Syrian information officer detailed data have played on about this to a compatriot in exile.
Green Party Presidential Candidate speaks in Santa Monica (tags)
Jan. 8: The Westside Greens host Green Party Presidential candidate Kent Mesplay, who will be speaking and answering questions about his campaign.
Your Vote Means Nothing (tags)
The 2004 Election Dog And Pony Show, Your Vote Means Nothing
An Executive Dictatorship? (tags)
The United States Is An Executive Dictatorship.
Fight of the Week: Dennis “Media Killer” Kucinich Versus Ted “The Trivializer” Koppel. (tags)
In New Hampshire Debate, Democratic Underdogs Refuse To Take Media Bully Lying Down
Dennis Kucinich Says Federal Law Should Treat Pot Like Alcohol (tags)
December 4, 2004 - Washington, DC, USA Kucinich Promises To End Marijuana Arrests; Establish "Guidelines Similar To Those Already In Place For Alcohol"
GP Candidate Comes to LA (tags)
Green Party Candidate for President David Cobb comes to Los Angeles.
The Corporate Media's Numbers Racket (tags)
he number of times the corporate media have published articles, radio and television news stories about and interviewed Gov. Howard Dean on his run for the presidency of the United States of America compared to the other candidates running in the Democratic party presidential nomination process is running at approximately 30% more in Governor Dean’s favor.
The Coward goes to London (tags)
The government of secrecy that is crushing democracy in America, destroying the environment, and ennabling criminal corps like ExxonMobil and Bechtel to determine who will live and who will die, all the while fiddling toward Armageddon goes to London this week. Let's hope the English have enough national pride to transform the impact of bush the psychotic traitord travels into another foreign disaster for him to deny an lie about when he comes back to America.
Democracy Or ‘The Lieberman Effect,’ The Choice Is Ours (tags)
All is not right in the valley. That’s right, all is not right in the valley of democracy. (In theory, that is.) That would be the assertion Democratic nomination presidential candidate Senator Joe Lieberman is ‘unintentionally’ conveying as he tries to distinguish his message from the growing ‘anti-occupation’ sentiment which grows amongst the Democratic primary faithful as mid-west Republican angst rises with President Bush’s domestic farm policies.
What Does Equal Time Mean? (tags)
CNN's version of EQUAL TIME in a Presidential Debate means that 1 candidate get 14 minutes and another gets 5. NO ONE recieved EQUAL time.
The Corporate Media Engineers an Election By the Numbers (tags)
Never has there ever been a more profound example of the corporate media engineering an election and yes I mean a more profound example than even election 2000.
NORML's Keith Stroup/The Kucinich Cannabis Connection. (tags)
Democratic Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich's connection to the Cannabis issue and an interview with Norml's Keith Stroup.
Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election (tags)
Showing October 5, 2003 in Hollywood California at the Green Reel Film Festival, "Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election" is the powerful and eye-opening documentary surrounding BBC reporter Greg Palast's drive to uncover the truth about electoral shenanigans in Florida and the undermining of American democracy.
Dennis Kucinich in Orange County (tags)
Choose, America WAR or PEACE. Kucinich is the man of peace. PHOTOS & COMMENTARY Meeting presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich in So. Cal.
Kucinich Audio Video Library (tags)
I've been gathering Kucinich Info including 19 media links to speeches and interviews.
BTL:Presidential Candidate Warns Against GOP Cover-Up of... (tags)
...Iraq War Intelligence Manipulation. Interview with Dennis Kucinich, Ohio congressman and Democratic presidential candidate, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
GREEN PARTY SETS SITES FOR 2004 PRESIDENTIAL RACE (tags)
GREEN PARTY SETS SITES FOR 2004 PRESIDENTIAL RACE - ENDS MYTH OF DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE SUPPORT
BTL:As El Salvador Prepares for 2004 Presidential Election... (tags)
...U.S. Officials Work to Discredit Leftist Party. Interview with Burke Stansbury, national program director of the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
VOTE KUCINICH IN 6/24-25 MOVEON.ORG PRIMARY (tags)
Vote for the only peace and justice Democratic candidate Dennis Kucinich in the MoveOn.org primary Tues 6/24 and Wed 6/25.
Unionists launch drive to win White House (tags)
DES MOINES – Nearly 1,000 union leaders and activists from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees got a close-up look at the Democratic presidential candidates at the union’s first-time Presidential Town Hall here on May 16 and 17. In his opening remarks AFSCME President Gerald McEntee blasted the Bush White House, calling the 2004 elections “critical for AFSCME members and all of America’s working families.”
Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich speaks in L.A.--photo story (tags)
Photos from a photo essay about an appearance by Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich at Immanuel Presbyterian Church in L.A. The complete photo essay is at http://www.slumdance.com/blogs/brian_flemming/archives/000073.html
BTL:Democratic Presidential Candidate Explains His Opposition to... (tags)
... Bush Administration's War in Iraq. Interview with Dennis Kucinich, Ohio congressman and Democratic presidential candidate, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
Progressive Anti-War Presidential Candidate? (tags)
Dennis Kucinich (D-OH)is a progressive Democrat opposed to war and "free" trade who is considering a bid for President. He refuses to put corporations and profits over people and he is not afraid to stand up for the common folk!
Capitalist politicians divided whether US imperialism is good idea (tags)
BOGOTA -- Opposition to a U.S. order for Colombia to back immunity for U.S. troops before the International Criminal Court could spell difficulty for newly inaugurated White House representative Alvaro Uribe.
Lessons of the Brazilian Workers' Party (tags)
WBAI'S Building Bridges presents this 12 minutes radio program which can be heard by clicking the indymedia link - Building Bridges can Mondays be heard 5-6PM PT over www.2600.com/offthehook/hot2.ram
HIDDEN PAST OF EXTREMIST PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE (tags)
Colombian presidential candidate Alvaro Uribe Velz accused of having had ties with important narcotics traffickers. The DEA is now investigating one of the most important members of Uribe's campaign team
Gore Won the 2000 Presidential Election! from Democracy Now! 11/13/01 (tags)
To listen to this remarkable and lengthy (27m) Democracy Now! segment go to: www.webactive.com/pacifica/exile.html or simply go to www.democracynow.org
Green Party Presidential Candidate attended the Starlight bowl Event... (tags)
Joel Kovel ran for president against Ralph Nader and made it to the primaries this last presidential election. His Wife DeeDee Halleck also was there covering the event with Indy Media. She'll be posting video of the event later. These persons flew in from Woodstock New York to be here today.
Ralph Nader: What if we threw a presidential campaign and nobody came? (tags)
What if we threw a presidential campaign and nobody came? The Green Party's candidate explains how he tried to engage the press, and why it didn't work
A Call For a United Revolutionary Presence at the Presidential Inauguration (tags)
We Already Know Who Won…Capitalism and the Ruling Class Take to the Streets of Washington Against Capitalism, Against the State,and Against the Death Machine of Globalization FOR CLASS WAR NOW, FOR A CLASSLESS, STATELESS SOCIETY
Don't blame Ralph (tags)
If Gore fails, that failure will belong to him and the Democrats -- not to Nader or his supporters. (A few excerpts from an excellent article that should be read in full.) "What Nader has done...is give voters permission to articulate two words never uttered during the three televised presidential debates: corporate globalization."
USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS (tags)
USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
74% say Nader should NOT drop out in Time poll. (article, link to vote) (tags)
Ongoing Time Polls Show Strong Support for Nader.
The Unattainable on Presidential Election 2000 (tags)
The tragedy of human existence is that failure must still be judged a major achievement on the road toward genuine social progress. "The point is that life itself is nothing. It is the dream that keeps us fighting, willing--living!" For the Presidential Election 2000, this wisdom has special meaning.
Nader Letter to Debate Commission Seeks Apology & More (tags)
Nader sent the following letter to the Co-Chairmen of Commission on Presidential Debates last week, concerning the outrageous way he was treated at the first Presidential debate.
Information about the Commission on Presidential Debates Board of Directors (tags)
Detailed information about the Commission on Presidential Debates Board of Directors.
Nader Not Allowed into Debates with Ticket! (tags)
After receiving a ticket from a Northeastern student, Green Party Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader was refused entry into the viewing auditorium by a spokesperson for the Commission on Presidential Debates and 3 uniformed police.
Call For A Nationwide Protest Against The Presidential Debate Exclusion (tags)
Call For A Nationwide Protest Against The Presidential Debate Exclusion
From Battle of LA to Boston October 3 Protest (tags)
Time for Battle of LA veterans/survivors to use non-corporate-sponsored Independent Revolutionary Media Centers to mobilize anti-corporate Movement activists to protest in Boston on October 3 against the Rigged PResidential Debate and the Rigged U.S. presidential election?
Andy Rooney Is Down, Mostly Down (tags)
CBS' Andy Rooney can hardley see though the piles of cash at the Dem. Convo.
OPEN UP THE "DEBATES"!! October 3, 2000 Kennedy Library, UMass, Boston... (tags)
Join hundreds of diverse activists, ordinary citizens and yes, (potential?) voters who are coming together to demand the OPENING UP OF THE PRESIDENTIAL "DEBATES" and the OPENING UP OF OUR DEMOCRACY!! The first battle for democracy -- over hypocrisy -- is targeting the first "debate" in Boston on Tuesday, October 3, 2000. Where's Nader?? Where's ANYBODY??
come to the 2004 presidential protests (tags)
come to the 2004 presidential protests, already being planned by a stuttering mumbling mayor manino
We the People Party presidential candidate, Jeffrey Peters (left) (tags)
Presidential candidate, Jeffrey Peters (left) of the We the People Party at the People's Convention, L.A. on August 10, 2000, at Belmont High School.
People's Convention, L.A., hosts five party presidential debate (tags)
Five parties participate in presidential debate at the PCLA. Left to right: Jeffrey Peters (We the People}; Monica Moorehead (Workers World Party); David McReynolds (Socialist Party USA); Joe Kovel (Green Party representative); and Art Olivier (Libertarian V.P. candidate).
Protest the first presidential "debate"! (tags)
Join thousands in Boston on October 3 to demand real democracy and a real debate at the first presidential "debate".
Protest the first presidential "debate"! (tags)
Join thousands in Boston on October 3 to demand real democracy and a real debate during the first presidential "debate."
DEMOCRATIZE THE DEBATES! (tags)
The Commission on Presidential Debates (established in 1987 by the Republican and Democratic parties) intends to exclude Ralph Nader, a candidate polling 8% nationally (over 6 million people!), thereby silencing the voice of millions of Americans.
Gore Concedes Progressive Vote to Ralph Nader (tags)
Al Gore announces centrist vice-presidential running mate Joseph Lieberman, and concedes the progressive vote to Green Party candidate Ralph Nader.