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Without time for commentary here are the election numbers.
We have received words that there have been four or five arrests at the convention center protesting the PBA. Any witnesses please call 503-234-4518.
Today at 7:45 a coalition of concerned Portlanders took the stage at Portland Business Alliance's annual meeting. Demanding accountability and an end to the persecution of the poor of Portland, we spoke until removed from the stage.
Summary of the KBOO am news for Wednesday, May 17th, 2006.
The loveable US Secret Service Uniformed Division is recruiting. Always remember even if it is not in the corporate news or even the alternative news that the Amerikan SS is building up.
Here are excerpts from our new book, `The Case for Impeachment: The Legal Argument for Removing President George W. Bush from Office,' just released by St. Martin's Press.
(Da Vinci's lament)
Moses identifies his God in Exodus 15:3 - interesting description to say the least. Moses is either a liar or his God is a bloodthirsty God of War. There are numerous references in the text confirming without doubt that the God of the Old Testament is a murdering sociopath suffering from an unquenchable blood lust. Numerous verses and passages offer incontestable proof to that effect but there are none better than the story of Jericho. Jericho stands as the oldest record of premeditated genocide. Kill everyone regardless; men, women, children and suckling infants.
...What did it contribute the world expect for the hate? Did the people that tend to violance when their power diminish, to genocide when their fiasco appear, to use nuclear weapons when their military sources decline and to behave unethically and to chaos when they loss their self-confidances derive some object lessons from their experiences? No, of course. But, will they have to derive it someday? Yes! In the history, a lot of empires have broken down. But nobody of them used to use their power and to be greedy. This is the tale of the defeat....
The main characeristic of the hairsplitter is reversal of the burden of proof.. We are at the next stage of the suspension of internationallaw crated after 1945 and its reploacement by the right of the stronger.. Every war against the (Roman) empire was an unjust war.
Where's the Boeing?
Peter Phillips, an associate professor of sociology at Sonoma State University and the distinguished Director of Project Censored, will be a featured presenter during a weekend of exposition and strategy aimed at challenging the official version of the 9-11 attacks, and raising public awareness of their full scope.
A list of new content that you can stream is available in the text of the article. To get your own show o publish audio content send an e-mail to "pdx-audio(at)lists.resist.ca" with the subject line "RADIO" preferably. Check out the link to the radio page on this article.
Below is the latest Dispatch from Jeff.
In additon, the June 9-11, 2006 events for the Weekend of Resistance Against the Green Scare are really starting to come together. If you are still thinking about doing an event in your city, there's still time - send us an email of the details and we will add it to the list on the website. Check out all the events and resources at http://www.freefreenow.org/june2006.htm Please help us spread the word.
Also, following the Dispatch, we're including links to recent articles in the Seattle Times that may be of interest, related to the recent Green Scare arrests.
Thanks for your continued support!
-Friends of Jeff Free Luers
I received this essay in the mail the other day. Matt asked me to send it to
revolutionaries and whoever else was interested in reading it. He wrote it on May
4th, 2006 where he is currently imprisoned inside the California Institution for
Men in Chino, CA. If you would like to write to him or send him a money order,
please email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org and I will give you his current mailing
address. He would really appreciate if anyone is able to send him a money order so
he can purchase food and toiletries. It has been very difficult to send him a lot
of money because of my financial situation. Thank you to everyone that has given me and my husband support in this tough time. We are still in need of any financial support possible. He will be out sometime before July 22, 2006, and the specific release date is not known yet.
Yours in the struggle,
There are alternatives to telephone company treason.
Serious question . . . What is the difference between . . .
National Call In Day is on May 17 - Wednesday
NSA wiretapping is wrong!
Link to the Bill of Rights Defense Committee
Another great benefit show for our pal Josh Harper of the SHAC7. Come on out and pitch in (again).
From ABC's site: "FBI Acknowledges: Journalists' Phone Records are Fair Game"
There will be a benefit for Joe Keating for Governor at Lola's Room on Thursday, May 25th. Live music will include three bands. Starts at 7pm, goes till at least 11pm. $10 cover to help support the Green Party candidate for Governor.
News for and by airheads, fresh from Vancouver's own Public Eye.
On the Electoral College
pentagon video september 2001
The video, recorded by a Pentagon security camera, was released in response to a Freedom of Information Act request by Judicial Watch, a public interest group.
Tens of millions of phone calls, indeed all the phone calls made by US citizens, have been monitored by the government since 2001. This is the largest data bank ever compiled in history and it involves trillions upon trillions of conversations that have been illegally monitored by this government, in service to the Corporatocracy that runs our lives. The phone companies must answer for this invasion of privacy and explain their willingness to violate the Constitutional protections of the Fourth Amendment, along with the provisions of 1978 law governing spying of US citizens. Government says in one breath that they are being selective, in the next breath they say that all conversations of every American have been monitored. This constitutes WAR upon all the citizens of the USA. This was meant to be a secret war, until USA Today broke the story - now the government and all the corporations that colluded in this vicious attack upon us all, must be called to account in public for this crime!
A House of Representatives panel on Wednesday heard testimony from police agencies that envision using UAVs (drone mini-aircraft) for everything from border security to domestic surveillance high above American cities.
The Socialist Equality Party unequivocally condemns the vicious anti-immigrant policy put forward by President George W. Bush in his speech from the White House Oval Office Monday night. We condemn as well the craven response of the Democratic Party, which embraced in all essentials the administration's attacks on millions of immigrant workers living and working in the US.
[The U.S. Congress knows and has approved (in addition to the massive telephone tracking of their own citizens) that on international telephone and e-mail communications, they can listen in or read those, too. "International" includes Canada. And "Bell South" may very well connect to Bell Canada. - BC Mary]
Come on out to Corvallis, Cascadia (aka "Oregon") for this great Vegan Potluck happening *THIS* Saturday!
Congressional Democrats demanded answers from the Bush administration Thursday about a report that the government secretly collected records of ordinary Americans' phone calls to build a database of every call made within the country.
"It is our government, it's not one party's government. It's America's government. Those entrusted with great power have a duty to answer to Americans what they are doing," said Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Summary of the KBOO am news for Tuesday, May 16th, 2006.
Governors DO NOT HAVE TO SEND national guard troops to the border. The troops belong at home and not to serve the interests of this failing regime. Tell the governor NOT TO SEND national guardspeople to the border. No OREGON troops to the southern border.
Around a dozen or so people stayed till the end of last nights video detailing the crimes of omission that corporations who profit from production of chemicals have been committing for well over 4 decades.
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." ~ The Second Amendment
The citizenry of Washington and Oregon needed to create a means of readiness in times of crises. During these days of pending threat whether real or generated by the corporate media Oregonians and Washingtonians need to take the reins and create a volunteer network of defense and recovery. The duty of the National Guards of the two sister states have been taken off from their traditional duties of protection of their states and new proposals to rearrange the American military leaves the Pacific Northwest partically defenseless.
Now time has passed and where are we? We have seen Bush talk of using the military and martial law if Avian Flu reaches American soil. We have seen New Orleans patrolled by Blackwater USA troops in a racist policy of 'mismanagement' in a time of crises. We have seen the plans to militarilize the American-Mexican border. We have seen detention camps built for 'undesirables'. We have seen systematic erosion of civil rights. We have seen Earth-Defenders called terrorists and listed by the FBI as enemy of the state number one.
In what the prosecutor considered "a classic textbook satanic cult killing," (Toledo Blade, May 13, 2006), Father Gerald Robinson of Toledo, Ohio was convicted of murdering Sister Margaret Ann Pahl in 1980. During the trial, I was given the unique opportunity to speak on live TV about the reality of ritual abuse without being discredited, demeaned, or disbelieved by Court TV anchors Lisa Bloom and Vinnie Politan.
A day in the life of a Palistinian. "I saw blood gushing out of his head, and helped bandage it. As we were getting him into the ambulance an Israeli soldier grabbed his long hair and they all tried to stop him from leaving in the ambulance even though they knew he was injured", said American eyewitness Zadie Susser who saw Phil sitting in shock immediately after he was hit. At today's Bil'in demonstration, Israeli soldiers shot seven Palestinians with rubber coated metal bullets. One Australian and one Danish demonstrator were hospitalised after being shot in the head with rubber-coated steel bullets at close range. --- AFP Cameraman Jamal Al Aruri was shot in the hand with a rubber coated bullet while he was filming two of his fingers were broken. ... Phil Reess from Australia was shot as he was running away - he had been filming... [and for good measure, an elder man shot in crotch:] Abed Al Karim Khatib(60) was hit by a rubber coated bullet in his private parts,... Oh by the way, these are U.S. allies doing the shooting, another partner in crime in the Middle East for Bush.
Greece, Athens 4-7 May: An anarchist forum, a demo & a riot (photos) & the co-operation of the European Social Forum with the police in arresting dozens of innocent passers-by and bystanders and charging seventeen of them.
When the State fails and criminals steal the reigns of power corruption filters through State institutions. The agencies and the regulatory 'authorities' usually 'toe the line' and therefore cannot be trusted to serve the interests of the people. When the government becomes a den of thieves, liars and murderers it is the people who must restore sanity and legitimate government.
Cascadia Forest Defenders are hosting at action camp in the Willamette National Forest to begin this summer's campaign.
TracFone offers an alternative which makes it difficult for this fascist regime to commit more treason against American citizens -- at least against their telephone calling records, any way.
The Bush regime's seizing of American's telephone calling records is treason.
Rove fights hard, and he fights dirty.
Is Greg Walden desecrating Thoreau's Walden?
What is this Uncle Sam upto? 1.6 billion and 6000 troops to southern borders....
Tazers, Electronic Torture Devices have to go. Go back to old technology or advance to something less fatal.
Sobre Puerto Rico...
Makram Chams,although Lebanese,is more connected to the U.S. military - industrial complex as well as to elite Saudis and to Titan Corp whose employees raped and tortured innocent Iraqis than anything.In other words he is a George W Bush kind of guy first and a Lebanese last,he just happened to be born in Lebanon. While he owned a convenience store in Venice,Florida and was a friend to Mohamed Atta he disappeared immediately after 9/11 or so we thought.As it turned out he did NOT seek refuge in the enemy states of Afghanistan under the Taliban or in Saddam's Iraq.No.Although of Lebanese birth,he took refuge with W Bush's allies in Saudi Arabia where he was and presumeably is protected and was employed by the U.S. military-industrial corp whore Titan, presumably using his 'good works' in Venice,Florida with Mohamed Atta et.al.,as part of his resume..
Just questioning the whereabouts of some previously posted articles in the '9/11 investigation area' of PIMC.
National Front flyers found in free newspaper dispensaries in front of Whole Foods, downtown Portland
Drummers unite at noon this Saturday, May 20th around the big, beautiful sunflower intersection at SE 33rd and Yamhill!
Over 800 people participated in the Sacred Activisim Conference: Finding the New Political Compass in America this past weekend. It had an amazingly diverse and inspirational cast of presenters and participants. I found hope, ideas, and energy to do the work needed to bring about dramatic change and I learned that I am not alone. We are part of the New Main Stream that is joyful, loving, spiritual, politically astute and powerful. Michael Lerner stated, "It is time for all spiritual beings to come out of the closet!"
The FBI is investigating the Olympia community for information regarding the 2001 alleged arson at a UW horticulture lab and and the 1998 alleged arsons at two Olympia area APHIS-ADC facilities. The federal government has until this Sunday, May 21st to issue any more indictments regarding the UW arson.
As the leaks, scandals and lunacy continue to mount, the Feds have begun looking at press phone records to root out the administration leaks. This Indymedia poster has no love lost for the main stream media, but is still rooting for them in this case.
Aljazeera article exposes deceit in official body count, citing official, unpublicized, statistics from the Veteran's Administration and Department of Defense. U.S. mainstream media blacks out story about Republican congressmen sending a letter charging the White House with understating U.S. casualties by "several multiples." The actual death toll of U.S. troops in Iraq may exceed 10,000.
The Bush administration turns out to be the reverse Midas, everything it gets its hands on from the reconstruction of New Orleans to drug reform turns to crud.