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Corporate media silent on bill to repeal Iraq Use of Force Resolution

Ron Paul is at it again, this time teaming up with a democrat to repeal Bush's blank check for war. Since this story is being ignored elsewhere I felt it needed reporting here. This is a good read on how corporate media really works (or, more accurately, fails to work).

After Colin Powell spoke to the UN Security Council yesterday, a bi-partisan bill was introduced in Congress by Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Ron Paul (R-TX). It wasn't just any bill - this is legislation that looks to repeal the Iraq Use of Force Resolution passed by Congress in October.

Yesterday, DeFazio and Paul conducted a press conference that the major media outfits were invited to. Did you see it on C-SPAN? Nope. CNN? Nope. Did you read about it in the New York Times? Nope. They were all invited to attend the news conference. How about the Washington Post? Nope. But the story nearly saw daylight there. Almost. Almost? Almost.

"We decided not to run it," says a low-level staffer. [ Read More... ] http://www.house.gov/defazio/020503DERelease.shtml | www.ruminatethis.com/archives/000882.htm... | H.J. Res 20

Agree with DeFazio and Paul? Dial up the Congressional toll-free switchboard at 1-800-839-5276 and urge your Congressman to sign onto their bill, H.J. Res 20, which aims to repeal the Iraq Use of Force Resolution.