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Curt Weldon just announced on Lou Dobbs' show that the Pentagon has agreed to let the Able Danger officers testify at a Congressional Hearing.
Despite the years of Tookie's efforts and success at preventing youth (150,00+) from joining steet gangs, Nazi Actor Arnold in Sacramento seems determined to end the life of this former gangster turned peacemaker. Maybe the CIA needs young African-americans to work for them and continue distributing crack-cocaine and automatic weapons in urban neighborhoods
Gov. Schwarzanegger denies clemency. Execution to proceed
Are military recruiters being fair to prospective recruits, people who live in the U.S.A. and around the world or themselves?
An American activist, Jonathan Philip Robert, indicted last year on charges of making a bomb threat to a hotel hosting the G8 meeting at Sea Island, GA, USA, was arrested on the 20th of November 2005. He is facing serious federal charges under the indictment, although at this stage it is not clear what those charges are.
An updated version of an article, written in May 2004 accessing where we were in the movement using Bill Moyer's Map model, written especially for the California Green Plenary held last weekend in Davis, California.
The federal minimum wage has not been increased since 1997.
During the same period of time the U.S. Congress has opposed a minimum wage increase, they have voted themselves seven pay raises totaling $28,000.
The bottom line for me and I hope for you, let the employer make less and the worker more! If it weren't for the worker there would be no employer.
Rumsfeld Buries Admission of Missing 2+ Trillion Dollars in 9/10/01 Press Conference
On September 10, 2001, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld held a press conference to disclose that over $2,000,000,000,000 in Pentagon funds could not be accounted for. Rumsfeld stated: "According to some estimates we cannot track $2.3 trillion in transactions." 1
This is a 450 article expressing my strong (very strong) views on the criminal assholes who seem to get away with horrible atrocities - including the destruction of the beautiful country of Iraq.
-- Internet censorship. It did not happen overnight but slowly came to America's shores from testing grounds in China and the Middle East.
Progressive and investigative journalist web site administrators are beginning to talk to each other about it, e-mail users are beginning to understand why their e-mail is being disrupted by it, major search engines appear to be complying with it, and the low to equal signal-to-noise ratio of legitimate e-mail and spam appears to be perpetuated by it.
In the last paragraph, NIST employs the straw-man tactic used so extensively by the Popular Mechanics article. It reads -- "NIST found no corroborating evidence for alternative hypotheses suggesting that the WTC towers were brought down by controlled demolition using explosives planted prior to September 11, 2001. NIST also did not find any evidence that missiles were fired at or hit the towers. Instead, photos and videos from several angles clearly showed that the collapse initiated at the fire and impact floors and the collapse progressed from the initiating floors downward, until the dust clouds obscured the view." (p 146/196)
Early last month, the US Senate quietly moved the United States one step closer to final approval of a three-billion dollar subsidy package aimed squarely at the aging television sets of an American public allegedly hungry for high-resolution spectacle and ever more compelling escapism.
Compilation of as many articles and downloads and resources relating to 911 information like clips or articles as I could collect. Hour's worth of time collecting and now sharing.
See what just one Joe-Anybody can do by just being concerned for the truth.
Follow the Money? Well here it is!
Today the Nazis showed up in Toledo - and according to the coroprate media, so did at least 100 counter-protesters. The city was turned into a militarized police state and there were at least 29 arrests, and reporters of pre-action arrests and a tazering.
Recently I was reading reports of police assaults on Black people and of Black people fighting against the police in Memphis and Miami. This called to mind a story I was told a while back. A rookie cop was riding in his police car with his veteran partner when a report came in that there was a Black man in the vicinity with a gun. As their car screeched around the corner, a young Black man suddenly appeared sprinting up an alley--into a dead end. "Shoot him!", the older cop screamed, "Go on, shoot him-- it's free!" "It's free!" Think about that for a second. "It's free!" In other words, here's a chance that gets a pig to sweating and salivating with anticipation--a chance to "kill a nigger" with the already provided cover that a Black man--a Black man, any Black man--was reported in the area with a gun. This is an opportunity too good to pass up: "Go on, shoot him--it's free!" Well, in this case, the rookie was not ready for that--perhaps he was one of those rare ones who joins a police force actually believing the "serve and protect" bullshit--
just in case you missed it. McCarthy had the Democratic nomination stolen from him by RFK back in 1968. A lot of good that did RFK. And Pryor? Only the funniest, hippest guy who ever lived.
community stands together in the wake of recent arrests . . .
condoleezza and america's political culture of lies
TomSongs new release, "BushWhacked", has been burning up bandwidth this week with 32,000 downloads in just 5 days. The world is waking up to the travesty in Iraq!
Five years ago this week, the forces of regression took over the office of President of the United States through a judicial coup.
There's people trying to get Democrats to stand up like everyone wants them to and say what we all know -- that Bush has never been elected President of the United States. These people are organized as "Progressives for Gore" because they want the U.S. to 'fess up to what happened five years ago and demand recall/impeachment of Bush -- with Al Gore being installed pending the next general election. This has been the program of these progressives since 2001 and is still their program. If you think about it, it makes sense.
The author is a true believer, a Gore loyalist, who also says that this "isn't really about Gore -- no matter who the candidate would have been I would be just as outraged because this was done to US and to our country."
Part One was published here on Monday as "Five years ago this week" and Part Two on Wednesday. Here's Part Three from the blogsite --
Broadcasting Dec 10th, stories from around the country
This is OUR leader speaking.
The man who SWORE to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States.
Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath violently exposed the pent-up contradictions of decades of poverty, exploitation and racism. In your article, you say that the people are becoming aware of the contradictions between the classes and that this awareness will have a great impact on American society. Has class-consciousness indeed been awoken? How does this manifest itself?
JP: Absolutely. Increasing class-consciousness takes place over a period of time, based on the accumulated experiences of life under capitalism; but there are certain "nodal points" at which it takes leaps forward. Katrina and in particular its aftermath were such a point. In the US there are decades of relative prosperity and conservative inertia to overcome, but it is clear that Katrina shook millions more people out of apathy and indifference. This was not "evil-doers" that could easily be demonised as in 9/11 ‑ this was seen by the vast majority as a direct reflection of the incompetence and blatant disregard for human life of the current leadership. This was a major breakdown not only of the disaster response planning, but also of the political authority of the entire government. It exposed the ugly underbelly of poverty and race, as well as the indifference of the big business government to the plight of poor people. A growing crisis of confidence in the entire system is inherent in the situation. There have even been references to the "ancien regime" of Louis XV and XVI.
Still and video footage from this mornings events available.
B-ROLL can be downloaded at the RAN ftp site at the following link: ftp://ran.org/pub/
This year's NCOR will be held on February 3-5, 2006!
Bush seeks 'partner' for perverse acts in '08
Not one single passenger has confirmed the Federal Lie that Rigoberto Alpizar claimed he had a bomb.
What if all this misanthropic ideology were artificially designed in the name of Christianity by some think tanks? Neoconservatives cultivate a misanthropic end-time ideology. To them, war is the father of all things, the father of permanent revolution.
This is a 1,500 word piece abou a Palestian Camp in Jordan. 20 labelled are attached.
Original article: http://www.whatdoesitmean.com/$50MillionReward.htm
WhatDoesItMean.Com today announces that they are offering a reward of $50,000,000.00 (fifty-million dollars) to any present or former United States Government Public or Military Official having direct knowledge and verifiable proof that the events of September 11, 2001 were not caused by Islamic Terrorists.
Attorney's General office in Seattle announced that 6 arrests were made Wednesday.
Federal marshals arrested six environmental activists in a series of coordinated raids in four states yesterday, Dec. 8, in apparent response to a string of arsons in Oregon and Washington attributed to the Earth Liberation Front (ELF), including simultaneous attacks in 2001 at the University of Washington's Urban Horticulture Center and the Jefferson Poplar Farms in Clatskanie, Oregon.
the coming weeks and months are critical
Patriot Act Agreement under way.
It seems that John Murtha demanded an immediate withdrawal from Iraq because he was convinced by the generals that Bush's war on Iraq is destroying the US army. Are the generals in revolt against Bush and his chicken hawks? Are the generals' fears that the army is "broken" for real? If the US loses the war on Iraq, will this bring the US empire down on its knees? Read this thought-provoking article by Alexander Cockburn, co-editor of Counterpunch, and get the answers or more questions.
The FBI and Homeland Security agents have stepped up their campaign against anarchists and animal rights and environmental activists. Raids in Arizona, NYC, arrests in NYC, AZ, grand jury subpeonas in OR.
The Antiwar Movement Steps Up
"To desire freedom is not enough. We must move from resistance to aggression, from revolt to revolution. Brothers and sisters and all oppressed people, we must prepare ourselves both mentally and physically for the major confrontation yet to come." -- imam jamil al-amin
The Social Security defeat shattered GOP unity long before the indictment of Tom deLay and the public's sharp turn against the Iraq War. It defined core differences.. and demonstrated the power of an organized progressive mobilization that informs citizens and arouses opposition.
in the work of culture-changing, it is essential that we look at the symbols that arrise when power acts in it's most despotic. In the name of taking a seed and letting it grow in a clearing that the storm has made, rather then let the invasive Bush grow and spread. In the name of seizing some of the oldest images of resistance. I bring you a proposal. If you like it, please spread it.
When defense attorneys get desperate, they get imaginative.
In the Delay case, attorneys argued that it couldn't be money laundering because no money was involved, just checks!
In a suit brought against Taser Internatiional by a disabled deputy sheriff in Arizona, attorneys for Taser argued that getting 'tased' was just sport -- an athletic event!
banner drop done above the army recruiting center in milwaukee
by james o fuzzle, 07.12.2005 12:15
This is a post of two pictures taken of a banner drop that was done above the
ARMY recruiting center on Oakland.
The banner was spotted at around 3pm on december sixth at the Army recruiting center on Oakland near kenwood.
Before the Iraq war gets any worse--or spreads to other countries--let's take a stand for peace in front of our Congresspersons' and Senators' homes throughout the holiday season.
USA is planning to test Dangerous Chemicals and Drugs on Orphans and innocent Children worldwide.
Stop the cruel Atrocities on Defenseless children.
Just say NO to the blood sucking Bush Gestapo.
The corrupt ex-Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham, an eight-term member of the Congress, will be sentenced on 02/27/06, for taking $2.4 million in bribes. An ultra hawk, he pushed for the Iraqi War which has cost untold misery for the Iraqi people and death and pain to the lives of so many American families. Cunningham said he wants to "atone" for his wrong doings. If so, let him come clean at his hearing about all of the pervasive corruption on Capitol Hill.
It is no coincidence that women volunteer more than men in a sexist society. Women are the free labor units for childcare, housework and yes, social volunteerism. Women are still, even in 2005, playing the unpaid social housekeepers. And the poor are still taking on a disproportionate amount of volunteer labor. At this point, I have decided to quit volunteering for any organization where the board members/leaders of the organization live at a higher class level than me. No exceptions.
The Third Circuit Appeals Court has agreed to hear not just Abu-Jamal's claim of jury selection bias in his 1982 murder trial, but also claims that the prosecution illegally told the jury their decision regarding guilt would not be final and that the trial judge was biased at the post-conviction hearing on the case and the merits of the evidence presented.
War is peace (Orwell) when all critics of war are terrorists. Language and community fall in crisis in the doublespeak and Pandora's box of war. Language manipulation and definition control are part of the Creole trick where the culprit pretends to be the victim.
Five years ago this week, the forces of regression took over the office of President of the United States through a judicial coup.
There's people trying to get Democrats to stand up like everyone wants them to and say what we all know -- that Bush has never been elected President of the United States. These people are organized as "Progressives for Gore" because they want the U.S. to 'fess up to what happened five years ago and demand recall/impeachment of Bush -- with Al Gore being installed pending the next general election. This has been the program of these progressives since 2001 and is still their program. If you think about it, it makes sense. (These people are Democrats, I guess, but they aren't on good terms with the Democratic Party establishment.)
"Anatomy Of A Coup - Part One" was published here on Monday as "Five years ago this week". Here's Part Two from the blogsite --
A batch of apparently unheard-of articles demystify and debunk addiction hysteria (i.e. drug addiction). With the 'crystal meth' hysteria hurdling virtually unchallenged in many alternative communities of late, these should prove crucial!
Proposed "mining" law would open public lands to real estate developers at bargain-basement prices.
A Dutch Indi repost
Recently Ford instated a policy that said that Homosexual employees would have the same insurance and union benefits as heterosexual employees. One group of homophobic's decided to boycott Ford for doing so, and Ford withdrew.
Whether you identify as a "Liberal" or a "Conservative", "Democrat" or "Republican" or any grey area therein, the construct in which you buy into is like a restaraunt, not a picnic.
by Dr, Kevin J. Barrett Monday, Dec. 05, 2005 at 10:07 PM-
email@example.com - from the LAIMC
Images of friends fathers mothers sons and daughters wasted.....and this is only Americans.
Big pharma is very close is closing down the FDA, FOIA, and getting billions of dollars in federal budget money for free. Take action today!
In wake of the Supreme Court's decision to tear down older communities and make room for construction for the "betterment of the community", what are the implications of this decision on the poor.
This article focus is on Overton, Florida - could your neighborhood be next?
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