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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.

Schwarzenegger plans to completely eliminate welfare for families (tags)

Schwarzenegger plans to completely eliminate welfare for families

Interior upholds rules designed to make polar bears extinct (tags)

Interior upholds rules designed to make polar bears extinct

CA Governor asks 'what if pot's legal and taxed?' (tags)

CA Governor Schwarzenegger asks 'what if pot's legal and taxed?'

EveryOne Group offers a gift symbolizing human rights to the Ambassador of Iraq in Italy (tags)

“We will soon be meeting His Excellency”, say the activists, “to discuss the situation of homosexuals in Iraq, the need to work towards peace in his tormented country, and the anti-Islamic sentiments rife in the West”.

US escalates threats against Pakistan (tags)

US escalates threats against Pakistan

The international monetary system's breakdown is underway (tags)

The international monetary system's breakdown is underway

Honeybees in danger (tags)

Honeybees in danger

Ice-free Arctic Ocean possible in 30 years (tags)

Ice-free Arctic Ocean possible in 30 years

Marine mammals will die in Navy warfare testing program (tags)

Marine mammals will die in Navy warfare testing program

Iraq puppet government prepares to execute hundreds of gays (tags)

Iraq puppet government prepares to execute hundreds of gays

America loses 23,000 jobs every day (tags)

America loses 23,000 jobs every day

US military admits killing 33 civilians in Afghanistan air strike (tags)

US military admits killing 33 civilians in Afghanistan air strike

US faces the F-16s it supplied to Pakistan (tags)

US faces the F-16s it supplied to Pakistan

NATO air strikes killing more Afghan civilians (tags)

NATO air strikes killing more Afghan civilians

Stop the next war (tags)

"Yet as the years wear on and the facts pointing to the validity of my thesis accumulate, the reality can no longer be ignored. Why, in the name of all that's holy, are we expanding a war that has proven to be such a monumental failure? Why are our leaders ignoring the evaluation of our own National Intelligence Estimate on the question of Iran's nuclear program – which shows that they abandoned their nascent nukes, just as Saddam did – and insisting that Tehran will soon wield a nuclear sword, perhaps against Israel? Why are American politicians defying their own war-weary people and launching a conflict that will doubtless prove even less popular than the one in which we are currently engaged? None of this makes any sense unless we accept the hijacking thesis: U.S. policy is the captive of foreign interests, specifically Israeli interests. We are, all of us, held hostage by the Israel lobby, which has a stranglehold on the political establishment in this country. That's not a "conspiracy theory," because it's no secret: the effort to mold U.S. policy to suit Israeli interests is open to the point of brazenness."

Embarrassed US Starts to Disown Basra Operation (tags)

As it became clear last week that the Operation Knights Assault in Basra was in serious trouble, the George W. Bush administration began to claim in off-the-record statements to journalists that Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki had launched the operation without consulting Washington.

William Kristol, Neocon: Never Having to Say You’re Sorry! (tags)

Tommy Tomorrow, the cartoonist, said that William Kristol’s career as a warmonger had “failed upward!” On Aug. 11, 2008, activist Russell Mokhiber picketed the NYT’s office and demanded that Kristol, who was recently named to its Op Ed Page, meet with severely wounded Iraq War veteran, Tomas Young. Young is featured in Phil Donahue’s film, “Body of War.” Being a repulsive Neocon, like Kristol, means you never have to say you’re sorry.

Despite ‘good news,’ Iraq is not OK (tags)

"There are more sources that are closer to credibility than any of the ones above. Independent reports such as the survey of Iraqi households in the Lancet, estimating that by July 2006, 655,000 Iraqis died as a consequence of war. UK-based polling agency Opinion Research Business reached even a higher number, in September 2007, suggested that 1.2 million people might have died as a result of the war. But no number can do justice to the hurt felt by Iraqi people, so many of whom perished by the firepower of their “liberators.” On Dec. 28, 14 Iraqis were reportedly killed, and 64 others were wounded in a Baghdad square crowded with shoppers following the Friday prayer. I wonder if the many families that collectively share the latest tragedy in Baghdad will find some peace and comfort in the figures and statistics issued by the US military and disseminated cheerfully be the media. I wonder how the people of the bloody Tayaran Square would respond to the question: “Is Iraq getting better?” Would any reporter even bother to ask them their thoughts?"

The Shortwave Report 7/6/07 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

Our terrorists are winning (tags)

From the Afghan mountains to the cities of Gaza and Sadr we are now creating the terror that will hit us in the future

Surge on this, Bush (tags)

If you can

American bomber (tags)

Kills the kids

Good stiff drink (tags)

Needed

(Jewish) Groups Fear Public Backlash Over Iran (tags)

Jewish Groups Fearing Backlash When Iran is Attacked Next for Israel

Iraq leader's silence raising questions about Bush plan (tags)

"The Bush administration has one view of Iraqi reality in which Maliki is ... an honest broker," said W. Patrick Lang, a former head of Middle East intelligence at the Defense Intelligence Agency. "In my view, Maliki is one of any number of Shiite Arab activists who are seeking to consolidate Shiite control."

REINFORCEMENTS IN COFFINS (tags)

BAGHDAD -- A senior ally of radical Iraqi cleric Moqtada Al Sadr warned Friday that thousands of the planned 21,500 extra US troops en route for the war-torn nation would "go home in coffins."

Imaginary enemies, lousy friends (tags)

let's get Iran

Do you like? (tags)

No.

161 killed in Baghdad blasts - There is NOT a civil war in Iraq! (tags)

At least thats what George W. Bush says. Everyone else knows differently

Bush wants a bloodbath in Baghdad (tags)

Increasingly desperate over the deteriorating situation in Iraq, the Bush administration is demanding that the US-installed government in Baghdad support a savage intensification of repression or give way to a dictatorial regime that will.

U.S. helicopter fires rockets into crowded Baghdad (tags)

Photos show an Iraqi resident inside his destroyed home in Baghdad's Sadr city February 2, 2006, after U.S. occupation forces used a helicopter to fire rockets into a crowded Shiite neighborhood. The young girl was one of those wounded in the attack. U.S. occupation forces rocketed Baghdad's Sadr city early Thursday, killing one woman and wounding at least three others, residents said.

Cindy Sheehan: “Bush’s Presidency Is Illegitimate!” (tags)

Cindy Sheehan is back in Washington, D.C. She appeared at a Forum, on Jan. 30, 2006, proposing the impeachment of both President George W. Bush and his vice-president-in-mayhem, Dick Cheney. Sheehan believes Bush’s election in 2000, by the Supreme Court was illegitimate and that his abrogating to himself Congress’s war making powers to invade Iraq was unconstitutional. Congress won’t do anything, Sheehan said, “unless we make them” do it.

Gold Star Families to Join Arlington West Veterans Day Weekend (tags)

Veterans For Peace - LA Gears Up For Three-Day Veterans Day Weekend of Events at Arlington West in Santa Monica on Friday, November 11th thru Sunday, November 13th As Death Toll for US Troops Killed in Iraq Rises to 2,055 to Date Highlight of Weekend’s Event: Contingent of California Gold Star Families to Lead Procession of 100 Flag-Draped Coffins Through Streets of Santa Monica Noon on Saturday, November 12th

Cindy Sheehan: Is Iraq War Another Vietnam? (tags)

On a sidewalk in front of the White House, on Oct. 26, 2005, anti-war activists, Cindy Sheehan, John Bruhns and Juan M. Torres, Sr., and others from groups, like “Veterans for Peace,” gathered at a Vigil to protest the conflict. The toll of U.S. military dead had just reached the grim 2,000 mark. Sheehan predicted the war will be another Vietnam, unless the people can bring it to an end.

SAT. 10/8: Cindy Sheehan Joins Renowned Peacemaker Thich Nhat Hanh for LA Peace Walk (tags)

Cindy Sheehan Joins Renowned Vietnamese Peacemaker Thich Nhat Hanh for a Silent Peace Walk to Promote Healing in US on Saturday, October 8th at 10AM at McArthur Park

British soldiers in terrorist attack? What is going on in Iraq? (tags)

"The article below points to the great likelihood that many of the bombings against civilians being blamed on the “terrorists” are actually the work of psychological warfare “specialists.” This comes as no surprise. After all that has transpired, is it not clear that this administration and the neocon cabal which drives it shares not one thread of the human decency so evident in DC today? We have no choice but to stop them."

Cindy Sheehan Rips War Party in Baltimore Talk (tags)

Cindy Sheehan, and the “Bring Them Home Now Tour,” hit Baltimore City last night. The Shriver auditorium on the Johns Hopkins U. campus was packed to capacity to hear the anti-Iraqi War messages of her and others. Sheehan said, we need an “Opposition Party” and that Congress is mostly made up of cowards, who have given “a liar” and “a maniac,” - George W. Bush - the power to invade Iraq. If Congress doesn’t shape up, she said: “Fire them!”

Gold Star and Military Families Call for Truth Regarding Downing St. Memo (tags)

by MFSO (No verified email address) 14 Jun 2005 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2005 Contact: Cindy Sheehan 707-365-7750 Celeste Zappala 215-570-5484 Gold Star and Military Families Call for Truth Regarding Downing St. Minutes (memo), Members to Visit Congress

US Soldier: Dead heroes can’t pay the bills! Stop killing us and then waving the flag! I (tags)

Interview with a US soldier who was deploying for a second tour in Iraq.

Governor Arnold’s Racist Minutemen and Bush’s Wars (tags)

We have seen this all before! If these minisculemen were men at all they would have already enlisted and be patrolling the mean-streets of Baghdad, Mosul and Sadr City. All of them 17-39 years old could have enlisted. SUPPORT the WAR? ENLIST NOW!

Governor Arnold’s Racist Minutemen and Bush’s Wars (tags)

Minutemen 17-39 years old could have enlisted ; those 40 to 55 would already be hired to perform such security duties in Iraq by Blackwater and other corporate security firms pulling ops in hostile lands.

Two Vicious Iraqi Collaborators Fallujahed As They Leave US Base (tags)

Cleansing Iraq of the Foreign Filth--One Righteous Deed at a Time!

A Bush pre-election strike on Iran 'imminent (tags)

eradicate bush

A Bush Pre-Election Strike On Iran 'Imminent' (tags)

According to White House and Washington Beltway insiders, the Bush administration, worried that it could lose the presidential election to Senator John F. Kerry, has initiated plans to launch a military strike on Iran's top Islamic leadership, its nuclear reactor at Bushehr on the Persian Gulf, and key nuclear targets throughout the country, including the main underground research site at Natanz in central Iran and another in Isfahan. Targets of the planned U.S. attack reportedly include mosques in Tehran, Qom, and Isfahan known by the U.S. to headquarter Iran's top mullahs.

Propaganda Equations (tags)

A list of examples of propaganda in the US corporate media.

New Recruit (tags)

Destroying enemy bushite is a gift to Humanity, it is saying you care for the lives of the innocent a bush bitch nazi grunt freely confesses to targeting for murder. Liars are the bushite, who steal Iraqi resources, allow racists and rapists to commit their demon crimes in America's name un-challenged, and who absent mindedly bomb the innocent without just reason given.

New Recruit (tags)

Destroying enemy bushite is a gift to Humanity, it is saying you care for the lives of the innocent a bush bitch nazi grunt freely confesses to targeting for murder. Liars are the bushite, who steal Iraqi resources, allow racists and rapists to commit their demon crimes in America's name un-challenged, and who absent mindedly bomb the innocent without just reason given.

A True Patriot Warrior (tags)

They just can't allow any one of US to publicly ask: what was the just cause, if the demon bush had complete unrestricted, one hundred percent access throughout Iraq prior to the conflict beginning?, following - that the unjustified war has only done what could be expected: LOWERED our ability to do any good. (What couldn't be done before the war began but for the rob and pillaging innocent pro-Iraqis part?)

How long can this go on? (tags)

The Bush Campaign's Dirtiest Election Dirty Trick (tags)

Bush and the Pentagon have effectively hidden the Iraq War from the voters by surrendering central and eastern Iraq to the insurgency, but should he win, Americans should be prepared for massive casualties as the military inevitably will have to fight to regain the control it gave up last spring.

9/7: Today, U.S. Reach 1,000 Military Deaths in Iraq! (tags)

By: Iraq Watch - Peace No War Network September 7, 2004

9/5 Iraq: More dead in Iraq clashes (tags)

By: Iraq Watch - Peace No War Network September 5, 2004 URL: http://www.PeaceNoWar.net

Kerry's Ambiguous Position on Iraq Alienates Progressive Voters (tags)

Interview with Matthew Rothschild, editor of the Progressive Magazine, conducted by Scott Harris

Shi'ite Militia Destroy U.S. Tank in Baghdad (tags)

Fierce clashes raged in Baghdad's mainly Shi'ite suburb today with militiamen destroying a U.S. tank, witnesses said.

5/3: Recent Photos Shows U.S. Military Brutality in Iraq from Peace No War (tags)

Please Visits: http://www.peacenowar.net/Iraq/News/Photos-Iraq.htm

Massacre in Faluja- Eyewitness Account (tags)

Members of the Seattle-based organization ‘Another World Is Possible’ traveled to Iraq last fall. Since the siege in Faluja began, we have been receiving phone calls from a Palestinian Iraqi friend who carried 16 women and children out of the besiged city of Faluja.

FINALLY SOME TRUTH IN L.A. TIMES (tags)

FROM THE LOS ANGELES TIMES VIA ZNET: Both Sunnis and Shiites have seen their homes attacked and their religious sites desecrated. Up against a shared enemy, they are beginning to bury ancient rivalries and join forces against the occupation. Instead of a civil war, they are on the verge of building a common front.

Death toll mounts in Iraq quagmire (tags)

A series of confrontational actions by the U.S. occupation triggered armed uprisings throughout Iraq in the last week, costing the lives of dozens of Americans and well over 100 Iraqis.

Irag:"This is George W.Bush's Viet Nam" (tags)

Irag War

Iraqi Resistance Solidarity Network January 30th Update Report! (tags)

Editorial 1.Iraqi Resistance Report: Updated News Reports Compiled by Muhammad Abu Nasr , from the Editorial Board of the Free Arab Voice. 2.Iraqi Resistance Data Report Updates: 3.HamasOnline- Solidarity Gathering Held in Lebanon Honors Sheik Yassin 4.Loles Oliván: Paper presented to the 2nd Cairo Conference (PDF) 5.On the Significance of the Martyrdom of Rim ar-Riyashi- Essay by Dr.Ibrahim Alloush, Editor of the Free Arab Voice, defending the use of women as Human Bombs ***En Español*** 6. :: Diario de la resistencia iraquí: Titulares: 25 a 27de enero 7. Declaración de la II Conferencia Internacional de El Cairo:Con la resistencia palestina e iraquí, contra la globalización capitalista y la hegemonía de EEUU 8. ¡ ORGANICEMOS LA DEFENSA DEL PRESIDENTE SADDAM HUSSEIN !

The Imperial Gong Show Year (tags)

author: Tom Engelhardt, tomdispatch.com Great article about the MESS that is the Neo-Con Cabal. 2003 was THEIR year of global chess moves, and it ended as their "grand" theories "pitched over into the nearest ditch". 2004 is OUR year to rip apart the seams of their LIES and reclaim our future as if our lives depend on it. The Neo-Con Piñata is waiting, GO GET YOUR BAT!!!

The Capture of Saddam Hussein-Editorial statement (tags)

Irag

Iraquis Perceptions of "Jewish Occupation" (tags)

Iraquis believe "the Jews" or "the Jews and the Christians" are behind every ill in society, this story examines their beliefs

The New York Times: a proposal for ethnic cleansing in Iraq (tags)

While plans have been announced for Washington to erect a “sovereign” Iraqi regime by the middle of next year, this hollow exercise holds little prospect for ending a bitter conflict that is claiming the lives of American soldiers daily and creating growing political unrest in the US itself. Enter the New York Times with a modest proposal for a bloodbath. It advances what it terms a “three-state solution,” based on the partition of Iraq along ethnic and religious lines.

Robert Fisk on Iraq: This is a Resistance Movement, Whether We Like It or Not? (tags)

Robert Fisk on Iraq: This is a Resistance Movement, Whether We Like It or Not?

Eyewitness in Iraq: "They're Getting Better" (tags)

"The worst problem facing US forces in Iraq may not be armed resistance but a crisis of morale. Robert Fisk reports on a near-epidemic of indiscipline, suicides and loose talk." Iraq plumet into anarchy as US helicopter gets shot down and the hotel housing US Deputy Secretary of Defense gets hit with rocket attack ...

Iraqi public opinion (tags)

Iraqis start to act like they better than us, time enforce are views of how they should think on themselves.

The Troops Are Afraid To Go Out At Night (tags)

What he meant, I think, was that it wasn't safe for American soldiers after dark. Hours later, I went out in the streets of Nasiriyah for a chicken burger and the Iraqis who served me in a run-down cafe couldn't have been friendlier.

SARS And Bioterrorism; Green Testifies on Voting Reform (tags)

Green news and opion updated daily

Iraq "war" to last "3-5 years" (tags)

It ain't over yet, and even when it ends, it still won't be over ( see http://newamericancentury.org )

Shi'a Will To Power - Downfall of Bush, And The Neocons? (tags)

ronically, the Bushites will eventually regret getting rid of Saddam Hussein. In short order, Iraq will turn from a Ba'athist dictatorship into a Muslim theocracy.

For Iraqis - No Liberation, A New Colonial Oppression (tags)

At night on every one of the Shia Muslim barricades in Sadr City, there are 14 men with automatic rifles. Even the US Marines in Baghdad are talking of the insults being flung at them. "Go away! Get out of my face!" an American soldier screamed at an Iraqi trying to push towards the wire surrounding an infantry unit in the capital yesterday. I watched the man's face suffuse with rage. "God is Great! God is Great!" the Iraqi retorted.

Fisk: For people on streets, not liberation but a new colonial oppression (tags)

Fisk: For People on the Iraq Streets, Not Liberation but a New Colonial Oppression

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