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Cindy Sheehan: San Francisco's END THE FED Rally today

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About 50 people showed up at today's END THE FED rally in downtown Portland to protest against the Federal Reserve - our nation's unconstitutional private money monopoly. Alex Ansary was there with a megaphone to educate passersby. It was a lot of fun!

Today was the 45th anniversary of JFK's assassination. Many believe he was shot because he dared issue debt-free United States Notes.

There were END THE FED rallies all across America today, but check out this video of Cindy Sheehan in San Francisco. She talks about building a new movement of true progressives, true conservatives, greens and libertarians. Together, WE THE PEOPLE will abolish the Fed and bring ALL the troops home.

Please research this MOST IMPORTANT issue!

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The consequences Of A One Party state 23.Nov.2008 01:39

Philip Palij admin@mayfield.co.nz

I was struck by Cindy Sheehans comments at the end of the speech about Obama being promising change but in fact being the new face of the one party state allied to corporate interests and the corporate banksters, the permanent government. Below is A comment on some dissapointing news from Washington which confirms it from Congress itself.

Cindy has chosen a difficult road. I hope with the help of ordinairy good Americans she will make her journey well, for the good of us all.

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Torture Approvers Unlikely to Be Tried

Wednesday, November 19 2008 @ 07:42 AM NZDT

Category US - CIA Files

By Philip Palij

It is entirely likely that the law will not be allowed to follow its course. Expediency it seems is to let those who approved the actions of torturers fade into the past without question or charge.

A country in which the law is applied selectively, in fear or favour of its wealthy and powerfull, breaches the fundamental principles of equality and justice for all under the law.

If the Government believe torture is not worthy of justice, if it believes lives lost in a war started by lies and deceit are not worthy of justice, then the people of the country governed live in a debased and corrupt society. The comments emerging from Democratic officials and Senators indicate America is just such a society.

For all the words of hope uttered by Mr Obama on his way to power justice it seems will remain an optional and negotiable privilege where once it was a right and a duty to uphold; perhaps for another eight years.

The Associated Press writes:

"Two Obama advisers said there's little—if any—chance that the incoming president's Justice Department will go after anyone involved in authorizing or carrying out interrogations that provoked worldwide outrage."

And when Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy was asked if Bush officials could face war crimes, he responded:

"In the United States, no. These things are not going to happen."

This is not entirely surprising, given that Democratic congress members Nancy Pelosi, Jane Harman and John D. Rockefeller were secretly briefed on torture many, many years ago, and yet did nothing to stop those unlawful programs. Indeed, they egged the torturers on (the linked Washington Post article says "no objections were raised. Instead, at least two lawmakers in the room asked the CIA to push harder").

Remember, those who authorize or cover up war crimes are themselves guilty of war crimes. The Democratic leadership thus has every incentive to cover up war crimes.

The fix is already in. Only massive pressure on the government can force war crimes trials.


very interesting 23.Nov.2008 07:55

dex

Sheehan has evolved from being an anti-war soccer mom to being an anti-corporate radical, who seems to understand the nature of government very well.

San Francisco march 24.Nov.2008 13:34

Jody Paulson

Well over a hundred high energy people showed up (a great showing!) including many colorful costumes: a "rich capitalist" on stilts with a fake money boa, a guy in colonial dress, a guy with a piece of art depicting model helicopters bailing out rich bankers and their trail of money, etc. Carol Brouillet (who prints the 9-11 deception dollar) also gave a great speech.