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repost 09.08.2006 13:51
Common Dreams and 9/11 - Only One Side of the Debate Can Be Seen
CommonDreams allows essays which endorse LIHOP (let it happen on purpose) - which we appreciate - however, appears to close the door to a MIHOP (made it happen on purpose) essay which seeks to answer the claims against it. The essay is neither extremist nor without evidence, but it remains unpublished at CommonDreams. Now they are asking for our help with a contribution . . .

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ROBBY STAVEN 09.08.2006 12:59
NOMOJO
Ben Seattle 09.08.2006 10:42
U.S. imperialism orders its Israeli attack dog to deepen blood bath in Lebanon
An editorial in the Washington Post refutes the popular "tail wags the dog" theory -- which holds that Israel calls the shots in the US-Israeli strategic partnership.

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Zahiranabli 09.08.2006 03:52
flowers for blood
a daly dream in lebanon wich make me crazy .... any way some words to signifie my sadness and revolt

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troublemaker 08.08.2006 18:36
Pro-War Democrat Lieberman is Losing!
Connecticut's incumbent Senator is losing in what many see as a referendum on the war.

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reposting 08.08.2006 15:33
commemorating August 6th
the 6th of august is the anniversary of a day that changed the world in a really big
way. an invention made by one of the world's most brilliant geniuses, albert
einstein, was used as a weapon of mass destruction, as the first atomic bomb was
dropped on the unsuspecting citizenry of the city of hiroshima, japan. einstein
himself was opposed to the use of 'atom-splitting' as warfare, he tried to stand up
to the development of the nuclear bomb....but he was unable to prevent the
government scientists who were determined to turn his discovery into a tool of
destruction.

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J. Wizard 08.08.2006 12:57
On The Zionist Israeli Nazi Liar
No democracy or religion is going to vote in rights inferior
to the supreme nazi zionist enemy. A "Jewish State" is a
State where all GODLY people are treated equally with respect
and honor. As according to Hillel. That is not the practiced
tyrannies of the zionist Israeli liar, therefore Israel is not
a Jewish State. John has spoken in our own image, while
Israel continues to victimize the innocent unjustly.

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L.S. 08.08.2006 12:36
HELBALLAH, NOT HEZBOLLA
it need's to be pronounced correctly

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micromouse 08.08.2006 07:07
Video's the Government DOESN'T want you to see
see the evidence for yourself-

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Stephen Lendman 08.08.2006 04:28
COMMENTS ON HELEN CALDICOTT'S NEW BOOK NUCLEAR POWER IS NOT THE ANSWER
A powerful indictment of commercial nuclear power and why its use must end.

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James Cooke 08.08.2006 02:40
The real significance of Lebanon
Lebanon is not business as usual. This is not just about Israel repressing its neighbors by expanding its boarders—this is not 1982. For that matter, nor is this Vietnam, or the countless other 'skirmishes' the U.S. has been involved in over the last century. The ante has been raised.

Starting with Afghanistan, the current war in Lebanon can be counted as the third aggressively-waged war led by the United States— since Israel can not act unilaterally over such a large issue, and American diplomacy has shown the world who is actually pulling the strings.

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Lew Nassa 07.08.2006 13:39
Fouad Kaady Murdered Have We Learned Anything-YET?
Eleven months ago, agents of the fascist state (Sandy Police Officer Bergin, Clackamas County Deputy Willard) took it upon themselves to terminate the life of a terribly injured and burned naked and unarmed man, simply to avoid getting his blood (or hanging skin) upon their clean uniforms.

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Jaton Rash 07.08.2006 11:21
Rallying cry for a safer America?
A brief look at federal government hiring practices

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Donucle 07.08.2006 10:57
Supermarked media
What are the citizens reading?

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forest dweller 06.08.2006 23:57
Bush Videos
George II was born stupid and he is getting dumber.

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Myron (Mike) Stagman, PhD 06.08.2006 22:17
In Tribute to Fidel Castro
Part I, "In Tribute to Fidel Castro", lists some of his extraordinary, truly astonishing achievments. Part II asks, "How can We best Honor Him?", and answers with an Action Plan designed to defeat the Corporation-Government-corporate Mass Media axis tha threatens all of us with an international Fascist strait-jacket.

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Brent Herbert 06.08.2006 20:07
The Second American Revolution : Religious Folly
The problem with being a naked whore, is that you must strip down to get the job done. It is not possible to remain dressed as a nun at the same time. They may have taught you religion, but no one taught you wisdom, or you would know these things.

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Michel Chossudovsky 06.08.2006 16:37
"Triple Alliance": The US, Turkey, Israel and the War on Lebanon
If the Lebanon war were to escalate into a broader conflict involving Syria, Turkish ground troops could be deployed under the terms of the Israeli-Turkish military alliance. It is worth mentioning that prime ministers Recep Erdogan and Ariel Sharon in a 2005 meeting in Tel Aviv decided to set up a "Hotline for the exchange of intelligence" as part of their evolving military alliance. What this suggests is that Turkey is a potential partner in the ongoing war on Lebanon.

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Archie Kennedy 06.08.2006 04:58
Bold Proclamations of Lebensraum
Tony Blair and Condoleeza Rice have recently made statements that suggest a view that is, essentially, genocidal in nature. In so doing, they have stripped away their saccrine masks of democracy and apple pie, exposing themselves for the lizards they are.

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Jody Paulson 05.08.2006 11:05
Who is Al Qaeda, really?
Is Al Qaeda just a smoke and mirrors neo-conservative/Israeli funded boogeyman?

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Richard Mellor 05.08.2006 10:02
Public Transit Could Transform The Quality Of Life For Workers And The Environment
Having destroyed it once, public transit, like health care and education, is a project that US capitalism is incapable of providing its citizens.

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Richard Mellor 05.08.2006 09:42
Poor and Elderly Die in California Heat Wave
Like Katrina, California's deaths during the recent heatwave were not due to natural causes but the free market.

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Between the Lines' Scott Harris 05.08.2006 07:31
After Qana Slaughter, Israel and Bush Administration Widen War in Lebanon
After Qana Slaughter, Israel and Bush Administration Widen War in Lebanon ~ Interview with Ian Williams, U.N. correspondent with the Nation magazine, conducted by Scott Harris

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reposted 05.08.2006 03:55
9/11 Widows: Statement Regarding Pentagon’s Alleged Deception and 9/11 Comm
The 9/11 Commission was derelict in its duties. What we needed from them was a thorough investigation into the events of September 11th. Inexcusably, five years later, we still do.

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Lawrence J. Maushard 04.08.2006 16:50
Cry for Lebanon, while Portland Sits and Stares
Little Outrage in Portland while Lebanon Burns Hezbollah unquestionably is the world's toughest guerrilla army in this sweltering summer of 2006, sure to become a lot hotter before the fall's cooling Mediterranean breezes again course through the ruined cedars of Baalbek, Tyre, Beirut and the Bekaa Valley.

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Murray Bookchin 04.08.2006 16:02
Anarchism: Past and Present
There is a grave danger that Anarchism may be dealt with simplistically, the way we deal with most radical "isms" today -- as a fixed body of theory and practice that so often reduces Socialism to the textual works of Marx and Engels and their acolytes. I do not mean to deny the generic meaning of terms like "Socialism. " There are many types of Socialisms ranging from the utopian to the Leninist, from the ethical to the scientific. I simply wish to stake out the same claim for Anarchism. We must always remember that there are also many forms of Anarchism, notably anarcho-syndicalism, anarcho-individualism, anarcho-collectivism, anarcho-communism, and, amusingly enough, anarcho-Bolshevism if I read the history of the Spanish Anarchist movement correctly. These Anarchist theories and movements have been burdened by all the intramural conflicts we encounter between Socialists, albeit in a less bloody and lethal form.

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you can only fool some of the people 04.08.2006 10:54
US/Izrael Death Machine vs. Lebanon
Azerbaijan Offshore Oil Fields A second look at the Azerbaijan oil resources and the BTC pipeline as the root cause of Israel's overreaction to two kidnapped soldiers.

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MARKIN 04.08.2006 09:53
THE GENERALS SIGNAL THE RETREAT
there is no light at the end of the tunnel in iraq!

forget timetables for withdrawal- cut and run now (jog, trot, crawl, swim, if necessary)

the generals and politicans have abandoned the rank and file soldiers in iraq to their fate. brother and sister soldiers- the ball is in your court- get the troop transports ready

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William Hughes 04.08.2006 08:24
Kevin Zeese Challenges Rep. Cardin on Israel
Kevin Zeese Kevin Zeese, an Independent candidate for U.S. Senate from Maryland, is shaking up the Establishment. Despite the "unmatched power" the Israel Lobby exerts over our foreign policy, Zeese is challenging Rep. Ben Cardin to speak out about Israel's "terror military policy" in Occupied Gaza and Lebanon. Cardin, who is also running for the U.S. Senate in MD, submitted a two sentence reply to Zeese. The people of Maryland deserve better!

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Stephen Lendman 04.08.2006 05:20
FREEDOM TO FASCISM - AARON RUSSO'S MUST-SEE FILM
A film documenting how the US is losing its freedoms.

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Jeff Hendricks 03.08.2006 20:45
Derrick Jensen In Los Angeles: A review of an evening in reality
Some thoughts on Derrick Jensen's speaking engagement last saturday at Sandpaper books in Los Angeles.

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NoBody 03.08.2006 20:09
PBS: Tool for the fascist machine
Has anyone else noticed the build up to WW3 on PBS?

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Yoker 03.08.2006 19:28
What's Wrong with the US Society?
Origin and solution of the most important problems in US society.

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reposted 03.08.2006 10:20
A Message to Impeachment Supporters from Ramsey Clark
Bush Making More Enemies in the Middle East

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Ted Glick 03.08.2006 08:13
No Blood for Oil - Sign the Voter's Pledge
"No More Oil Wars-- Clean Energy Now!" This popular sentiment must find expression in government policy, and it is our job this fall to make every candidate running for Congress understand that this is what our people want. We should be circulating the VotersForPeace Pledge which declares that those signing "will not vote for or support any candidate for Congress or President who does not make a speedy end to the war in Iraq, and preventing any future war of aggression, a public position in his or her campaign." We must make visible this popular desire for peace, a rapid transition to clean energy and justice.

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Geren W. 02.08.2006 19:17
Oregon's Gas scooter Laws..WTF???!!!!!
This article deals with the way oregon has set up the stand up scooter laws to keep would be stand-up scooter riders OFF the streets...OR MOVING SLOWER THAN A SICK DOG. EVEN the mature; intelligent and safe riders. Like me.

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jbk 02.08.2006 14:11
Wal-Mart gets it's first unionized store in CHINA
Wal-Mart gets unionized in CHINA!

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dural911 (IMC Miami repost) 02.08.2006 13:12
Video: 9/11 Vendetta
A 9/11 Truth video, drawing parallels to the movie "V for Vendetta".

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Minerva's Owl 02.08.2006 10:35
The Qana Massacre And The Risks Of Relying On Israeli Propaganda
This article discusses an example of American mainstream media bias towards Israel that occurred during a discussion of the Qana massacre on CNN's Paula Zahn program, and how she got burned when the Israeli Defense Force retracted its statement that Hezbollah had fired Katyusha from an area near the bombed apartment building, in spite of the fact that a day earlier it had disseminated a surveillance video that purported to show a Hezbollah battery firing rockets from this Qana neighborhood on the day the building was bombed.

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http://americaninpalestine.blogspot.com 01.08.2006 19:27
palestine journal: 2 august
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." -- Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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kirsten anderberg 01.08.2006 09:01
Children Who Are Forbidden To Cry
Beating kids stops crying. What a statement, eh? You would think beating children would make them cry. But if the beatings are severe enough, they make children NOT cry. We see this in concentration camps, in war, in child protection institutions and foster care...I would assume that mental state of *not crying when in fear* is called "trauma." Many survivors of severe child abuse are just now learning to cry as adults...the lost tears of their childhood.

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William Hughes 01.08.2006 07:15
Qana Massacre Protested at State Department Rally
Arrests at the State Department As a result of the Israeli massacre of 56 civilians, mostly children, in the village of Qana, in Lebanon, a protest action was held in front of the State Department in Washington, D.C. on Monday, 07/31/06. The activists were there to protest the massacre and to demand an immediate ceasefire. Noura Erakat said, "Israel needs to be held accountable for its murders." Four of the demonstrators were arrested in an act of civil disobedience.

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URBSINHORTO 01.08.2006 07:03
WHY MUST THE RIGHT WING SOUND SO BRUTALLY STUPID?
meaningless words while children are savaged

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Stephen Lendman 01.08.2006 05:37
US-ISRAELI UN RESOLUTION HYPOCRISY
how the us and israel subvert un resolutions

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Jody Paulson 31.07.2006 19:53
Does anyone else feel overwhelmed?
Things are coming down so fast these days it's hard to keep up. Now's the time to start paying close attention to everything that's going on and not get distracted. What's really going on here?

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Matilda 31.07.2006 18:21
The Oregonian Gazes Into the Blood on its Own Hands
I walked past a news stand this morning, to see that the front page of the Oregonian is smattered with the innocent blood being poured out over Lebanon. In the photograph, a man is walking through rubble, an expression of intense despair on his face, and a dead child in his arms. A child.

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Pravda or Consequences 31.07.2006 16:41
Fuck the Greedy...
As long as the State of Oregon has to guarantee land speculators a return on their investment via Ballot Measure 37, shut your fucking mouth about PERS unless you're willing to live up to the agreement made to state workers.

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jail bush 31.07.2006 14:34
ARMING THE LEFT: IS THE TIME NOW?
This Government Has to by by any means. They are killing people and the planet and anything we do at this point is an act of survival / an act of self defense that should be defensable in court. Bush and his hired killers seized the government illegally through well documented voting fraud and are dousing us with aerosol crimes from the air, increasing global pollution through removing protective legislation, killing black voters by blowing up levees and drowning them, state sponsored terrorism as in 911, depopulating entire parts of the planet with depleted uranium weapons, stealing our food via genetic engineering, giving our money to the rich. We need a General Strike, community money, the barter system, remove ourselves from the Federal Reserve and "direct" action. Nobel Laureate's are talking of Killing Bush, Professor's in 911 truth are advising us to arm. Where is the uprising, It has to begin now or we will perish??!!

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Jayson Dunlap 31.07.2006 02:00
Trojan Down: Implosion of a Failed Concept
JC 30.07.2006 19:38
Children's Middle East Peace Vigil was Especially Moving Today
An impromptu children's protest developed today at the intersection of Broadway and Yamhill. They seemed very effective at making the less friendly and apathetic people in cars to THINK about the evil being perpetrated by the US and Israel.

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Frank Arango 30.07.2006 18:03
DOWN WITH THE MURDEROUS ISRAELI ATTACKS ON THE LEBANESE AND PALESTINIAN PEOPLE!
Working people and activists in the US have a special duty as "our" government is the main supporter of Israel. No matter what atrocities Israel commits, the flow of high-tech US weapons continues. Republican and Democrats alike cheer on Israeli aggression.

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V & G 30.07.2006 16:35
Great Turnout Today !
Good Job Portland !

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cheesechaser 30.07.2006 15:28
McIsrael- Over 20 Billion Sold
Israel's free gift of over 20 BILLION in high-tech weaponry from GWB since 2001

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WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG HERE 30.07.2006 14:27
ASHAMED OF U.S. ACTIVISTS
To date, no MAJOR actions of protests have occurred within the United States against Israel's attacks on Lebanon and Gaza.

Meanwhile, humans are being bombed daily and by news estimates, 30 percent of them are children.

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freedom 30.07.2006 11:58
Day to day in Lebanon
Would it not be nice to have everyday accounts from people on the ground in Lebanon and Hezballah. Where do you get your news? T.V.? You would not believe what is really happening.

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Z 30.07.2006 10:18
Global Warming: Cascadia’s possible future
Map of Cascadia during the Missoula floods The flooding potential of Cascadia is not only caused by sea levels backing up rivers and streams, it will be caused by a warming and melting of the permafrost. Permafrost will release vast amounts of water into our above and below ground hydrology. There will be no place untouched by these changes, no high ground, are we prepared?

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http://americaninpalestine.blogspot.com 30.07.2006 09:23
palestine journal 30 july - songs of sorrow
the tragic songs are already available for those preparing reports about
lebanon......no new writing needs to be done, the old lyrics continue to apply.
just pick up a record of lebanese singer fairouz from 20 years ago, put it on the
phonograph, and you will hear the words describing, in sorrowful, tragic tones, what
is happening again today. even the towns and villages where the massacres occurred
back then as israeli forces invaded, led by the 'fearless' general ariel sharon, who
had no problem wiping out villages full of civilians for the sake of the 'security
of israel'......are the same villages being wiped out today, over and over and over
and over again.

piles of bodies.....children, parents, grandparents.......the images are not new,
for the people of lebanon......1978, 1982, 1996, 2000....and now, 2006......

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Professor Tanya Reinhart - Wednesday, 26 July 2006, 23:19 30.07.2006 08:18
Israel's "new Middle East"
Beirut is burning, hundreds of Lebanese die, hundreds of thousands lose all they ever owned and become refugees, and all the world is doing is rescuing the "foreign passport" residents of what was just two weeks ago "the Paris of the Middle East". Lebanon must die now, because "Israel has the right to defend itself", so goes the U.S. mantra, used to block any international attempt to impose a cease fire.

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William Hughes 30.07.2006 07:27
Mayor Martin O’Malley Pimps for Israel Lobby
Coffins Displayed at Israeli Embassy Protest U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) is a politician that regularly sucks up to the powerful Israel Lobby. Fortunately, she has an opponent in this year's primary, Jonathan Tasini, who is calling her on her shameless behavior. In Baltimore, Mayor Martin O'Malley, who wants to be governor of Maryland, is following in Clinton's footsteps. When the Israel Lobby called a rally, on 07/25/06, to boost support for Israel, O'Malley showed up to do its bidding.

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Mark H. Gaffney 29.07.2006 20:24
Al Gore Walks the Walk
The politics of climate change. A Film REVIEW of: "An Inconvenient Truth"

Al Gore, the man who should have been president in 2000, finally got around to reading his book.

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