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Gift4u 05.10.2006 23:25
Oregonian Coverage
I have started a discussion thread on this topic on the "oregonlive.com", Oregonian website. Feel free to join in.

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lucy on the loo 05.10.2006 20:08
Scary Video -- Jesus Camps
Just another part of faith-based initiatives.

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Rosie's nightmare 05.10.2006 18:08
Will they never LEARN?
OK, I'll admit it-I actually watched the corp media for a few minutes tonight, and guess what? Even Channel 8 could not cover the fuckin cops as they did a JimJim kick on a woman, who was merely seated, on the curb, doing absafuckinlootleynuthin!

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troublemaker 05.10.2006 17:49
Media is Claiming that a Protestor Swung at Police
Corporate media spin in full effect...

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alex 05.10.2006 16:27
Stop Police Brutality - Call the Mayor 503-823-4120
Stop Police Brutality - Call the Mayor 503-823-4120

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CanbyCop 05.10.2006 15:17
Pucker brush demo
On my way through Oregon City this morning, I saw these two old farts up on the pedestrian overpass on 99E near the Willamette Falls overlook. Folks were driving by, honking, and waving, and generally creating a rukus, in both directions. Imagine my surprise then, when about an hour later...

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concerned 05.10.2006 14:23
Why own Pitbulls?
With hundreds of breeds available, why choose fighting dogs?

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Fredric L. Rice 05.10.2006 12:09
Sodomy Alert!
Family Values Christian Republican Mark Foley Bad Republican! No salvation!

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i heart history 04.10.2006 17:15
A Note on the World Can't Wait
Demos can make a difference, but they must be strong, numerous, and intense.

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Chalky 04.10.2006 16:09
Saxton is a racist!
Saxton plays the racist card in his election bid

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Anon 04.10.2006 15:28
How Kind of the Westboro Baptist Church
If intolerance is ever taught to our school age kids in a class, it should include the example of the Westboro "so-called" Baptist Church from Kansas. Thanks to the local TV I caught the news about their choice not to demonstrate at the Amish funerals.

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Hamid Golpira 04.10.2006 09:36
Regarding Our Language: Doublethink And Newspeak
WATCH  OUR  LANGUAGE! "Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them."
George Orwell, "1984"

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William Hughes 04.10.2006 07:22
Kevin Zeese Blasts "Special Interests" at Senate Debate
Three-Way Debate in Maryland In an historic first, a three-way debate was held between the candidates running for the office of U.S. Senate in Maryland. Kevin Zeese, the "Unity Candidate," blasted the Democrats and Republicans in the Congress for selling the country out "to the special interests." Unlike his opponents, Lt. Gov. Michael Steele and Rep. Ben Cardin, Zeese offered specific proposals to solve the many problems facing the people of the state of Maryland.

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Daniel Borgström 04.10.2006 07:08
Gulf of Tonkin II?
Remembering 1964

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By Bill Van Auken 04.10.2006 02:35
Why Hillary Clinton voted for the anti-immigrant wall
Last May, in the wake of mass demonstrations that brought millions of immigrants to the streets in cities throughout the United States, New York's Democratic Senator Hillary Clinton spoke with disdain for the Republican right's proposals mandating a crackdown on foreign-born workers.
This Republican-backed legislation, which turned undocumented workers—as well as anyone who provided them with aid—into criminal felons, was the provocation that sparked the mass protests.
"I cannot and will not support one-sided solutions that sound tough but neither deal with our porous borders nor treat with respect and dignity the millions of families who live and work in our country," Clinton declared.

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Voxfux 03.10.2006 21:12
Mind Control, Double Standards... and Hot Man-Boy Sex Chat
CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN NABBED FOR "MAN-BOY SEX CHAT" WITH UNDERAGE BOY. The Media was going to let him ride but the bloggers didn't allow that to happen.

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reposted 03.10.2006 20:43
Congress Calls for Direct Action
by: anonymous - from the NYC IMC [comments]

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Manuel Valenzuela 03.10.2006 20:41
America the Tyranny
Behold and bear witness to what has become of America, in this era of uncertainty and bewilderment, in this time of fear and intimidation, that since towers were brought down and demolished has methodically fallen into the viper pit of neocon decadence, becoming, as it stands today, an authoritarian's heaven and a corporatist's promised land, its people ignorant, as always, to the barrage of waves systemically eroding centuries of rights, freedoms and liberties.

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Rubby 03.10.2006 20:18
Wikipedia entry "USS Liberty incident"
The Wikipedia entry for "USS Liberty Incident" is obviously written from the viewpoint of a naïve 7th-grader doing a book report.

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Brian and Andrew 03.10.2006 16:24
The Dublin Port Tunnel Scam
The ?1 billion euro Dublin Port Project, directed by Halliburton subsidiary KBR, has been plagued with construction problems, and from this viewpoint alone looks like becoming another financial black hole to the benefit of a military contractor. But there is more to the story: back in 1990, when there was a chance to move Dublin Port, thus providing room for much-needed expansion and removing Port traffic from the city streets, the State chose instead to leave the Port where is was and instead build the Port Tunnel. Earlier this year, the Progressive Democrats, partner in the Irish government, revived the plan to move the Port, when the tunnel was almost complete. This article examines why.

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populist 03.10.2006 14:56
Wars and Debts and Taxes, Oh My!
If my memory hasn't failed yet, it wasn't just the Republican Party that got us into this horrible mess. The Democrats voted for it as well, promoted it as a necessity, and even bombed Iraq on a regular basis throughout the 1990s; all the while aggressively supporting UN sanctions that resulted in over one million innocents dead.

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torchy pitchfork 03.10.2006 13:30
Rice Was Briefed--RELEASE the SLIDES!`
On July 10th 2001, the CIA Director Tenet gave Condi Rice a full briefing on the IMMEDIATE threat of an attack on America.

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blahblah 03.10.2006 11:08
Go take over Senator (i hate the constitution) Smith's office and demand he resign
Just a thought.

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messenger 03.10.2006 10:18
Open Letter to Katherine Harris, Kenneth Blackwell and All Election Workers:
The cat is out of the bag, guys.

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William Hughes 03.10.2006 06:07
Hidden Costs of the Iraqi War Exposed
Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) As of Oct. 3, 2006, the Iraqi War has led to the deaths of 2,720 U.S. military personnel, cost taxpayers $331.1 billion, while Iraqi civilian casualties are estimated at over 100,000. However, there are also "hidden costs" to this awful conflict. Some were revealed at a Capitol Hill "Iraq Forum" on Sept. 26, 2006. They are the costs to the children of Iraq; to the Iraqi War Veterans; and to the American taxpayers, who are stuck with the tab, while other economic and social priorities go unanswered.

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reapost 02.10.2006 19:56
I, Left Gatekeeper
this  http://www.commondreams.org/views06/1001-24.htm article appeared in Rolling Stone, and was reposted at CommonDreams (brief excerpts simultaneously composted here  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2006/10/346853.shtml ...), SmirkingChimp  http://www.commondreams.org/views06/1001-24.htm article appeared in Rolling Stone, and was reposted at CommonDreams (brief excerpts simultaneously composted here  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2006/10/346853.shtml ...), SmirkingChimp  link to www.smirkingchimp.com - among other sites.

I think it's time to write letters, send emails and make phone calls to Rolling Stone magazine.

 MattTaibbi@rollingstone.com

they also have 2 online public forums of interest -

The Magazine "Read it and get back to us"
 http://forums.rollingstone.com/forumdisplay.php?f=69

Politics "Think globally, post locally"
 http://forums.rollingstone.com/forumdisplay.php?f=70

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Brian and Andrew 02.10.2006 16:34
The Corrib Gas Controversy: State Collaboration with Shell Exposed
The following article is a position paper on the Irish Government's attempt to placate growing opposition by the appointment of a so-called "independent mediator" to defuse the crisis over the outright handover of Irish energy resources to multinational corporations. It also includes an update on the present crisis at Corrib.

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Liam O'Donoghue 02.10.2006 15:23
Shaking Uncontrollably: Does Guzzling Gas Make You Piss Fire?
Bad ideas are like starfish: You can cut them up, but unless you squash them into jelly and incinerate the remains, they will multiply. I'm not really saying that we should go around murdering idiots . . . but this week's "news" certainly made me want to beat a few people mercilessly.


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Moshe 02.10.2006 14:18
Will the TRUTH ever be in the media?
For 60 years now, isreal has claimed that all it wants peace!
The true nature of their intent was shown this week when they rejected a peace talk proposal from Syria - something you wont hear on the nightly news, or pbs.
Why? Because isrealis consider Syria to be theirs - "...Damascus shall cease to be a city ; It shall become a heap of ruins "... ... " In the evening trouble ; before the morning he is not .This is the portion of them that spoil us , and the lot of them that rob us "...... See Yeshayahu ( Isaiah ) chapter 17 verses 1 and 14 .

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Madam Hatter 02.10.2006 12:22
The FACTS about Pit Bulls
Sgt. Stubby CatWoman recently wrote an excellent article: "Pit Bulls and Prejudice," which ironically, has spawned a lot of prejudicial - as well as extremely antagonistic and uninformed comments.

Sorry folks, but them's fightin' words.

As the responsible owner of a wonderful Pit, and as someone who has at least 6 friends with great Pits who visit often, I can't stand by and see me, my friends, and all the other conscientious owners of these awesome dogs -or the dogs themselves- so ignorantly maligned without a response.

So, to complement Cat's insightful personal story, I compiled the following facts:

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Mokfooda 02.10.2006 11:38
Clackamas County Sheriff Refuses To Come Clean/ An Open Letter To Darlene Hooley
It seems totally inappropriate for Clackamas County Sheriff, Craig Roberts to associate himself or his department with Darlene Hooley's campaign or the cause of drug crime & public Safety.

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Stephen Lendman 02.10.2006 08:06
SIXTH ANNIVERSARY OF AL-AQSA MOSQUE INTIFADA PASSES STILL UNRESOLVED
palestinian oppression continues unabated

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plaides 02.10.2006 04:57
Bush: Detainee Torture Act
Many Rights In U.S. Legal System Absent In New Law

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jif 02.10.2006 04:47
Video Extravaganza
Must See Video On Wife Of Col. George Griggs. She Spills The Beans On
Bush, Kissinger, Skull & Bones, Assassins, Homosexuals.

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William Hughes 01.10.2006 21:05
Human Rights Experts: “Israel Committed War Crimes!”
Curt Goering On Sept. 27, 2006, two leading experts on Human Rights spoke at the Palestine Center, in Washington, D.C. Curt Goering of Amnesty International, said Israel's massive bombing campaign in Lebanon, including dropping more than a million cluster bombs, was a "war crime." His group is pressing the UN for a full inquiry. Joe Stork of Human Rights Watch called the Israelis' destruction of Gaza's only electric power generating plant a "war crime."

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CatWoman 01.10.2006 19:16
Pit Bulls and Prejudice
Romeo just moved into my home. He's 5 months old, and already he's the smartest and best behaved dog I have ever met. And if it hadn't been for Rhodie, whom I met first, I would never have let Romeo into my heart. Because Romeo is a pit bull. And you know what they say about pit bulls.

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lonevet 01.10.2006 13:07
The explosion to come
The beginning and the end

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Jaton Rash 01.10.2006 11:51
On writing for indymedia and other media
Looking for hidden and deeper meaning in MSM, using an alias vs. not using one, some speculation regarding what might attract Internet police, and a look at how social engineering can lead to unexpected consequences

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VIGDOR SCHREIBMAN 01.10.2006 05:39
A STRUCTURE FOR THE NEXT DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTION
A fascinating compilation of thoughts, photos, and quotes from world history and science leading to a demonstration of how citizens can take personal responsibility and respond creatively to the "clueless, dishonest, and dysfunctional" Bushites.

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Depindet 30.09.2006 18:57
The US Should Not Even Have a Base in Cuba
When President Eisenhower cut off diplomatic relations with Cuba in 1961, we should have been forced to clear out; any lease declared null and void. If Cuba had maintained a base on US soil and then broken off diplomatic relations with us do you think we would have allowed that country - or any other - to continue operating a base here?

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http://americaninpalestine.blogspot.com/ 30.09.2006 14:18
palestine journal: september 29
Previous Palestine Journal articles are being archived at:
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/about/palestinejournal.shtml

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Agent Smiley 30.09.2006 13:22
Shock and Awe Revisited
While it may have appeared to American T.V. viewers that 'Shock and Awe' was merely a catchy media label for the U.S. bombing campaign in Iraq, its actual origins, and a whole theory of warfare, are found in a 1996 advisory report published by the National Defense University.

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Chuck Fall 30.09.2006 13:00
Letter to editor on 9/11 the Oregonian would not publish.
The Oregonian ran an article by one Sam Harris about religious extremists, liberal denial and 9/11 conspiracy theorists as examples of the worst kind of liberal thinking. Letter-to-editor seeking to set the record straight is not published. Letters on this article were published on 9/28/06 in Metro section.

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Bill Peterson 30.09.2006 12:22
Eric Hoffer, The True Believer and Terrorism
The psychological roots of terrorism.

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Den Mark, Vancouver 29.09.2006 17:37
$70,000,000,000 More, for War!
US Senate: more for war, but wary of Peace.

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comfortably anonymous 29.09.2006 16:21
World Can't Wait= RCP Front Group?
World Can't Wait= RCP Front Group?

Decide for yourself.

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STephen Lendman 29.09.2006 02:22
AFGHANISTAN - THE OTHER LOST WAR
how the us plundered afghanistan in the name of liberation

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Sabrina 29.09.2006 00:53
Snitch-Jacketing?
Is there a bunch of snitch-jacketing going on right now?

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troublemaker 28.09.2006 23:32
Before you go see "From Freedom to Fascism" at the Clinton Street...
I see that right-wing Liberatrians will agains be descending on SE Portland. Let's all go get recruited!

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Portlander 28.09.2006 18:42
Left to Die
Last Night Film Screening

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Jody Paulson 28.09.2006 15:01
Is the US preparing for a mass political exodus?
I'm wary about the implications of all this information, because I don't want to scare anyone or make them feel intimidated. But anyone with a brain can see the neo-cons are backed into a corner right now, and that makes them especially dangerous. So I thought I'd compile some information on the subject as a heads up. Don't be scared! Live on your feet, not on your knees!

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AFEARED 28.09.2006 14:31
HOUSE HAS PASSED DETAINEE BILL, SENATE REJECTS PRISONEER RIGHTS ADMENDMENT!
Well, it's happened the bill has passed the house. the senate has rejected the appeal-rights ammendment to THEIR bill. Once they pass the bill, Habeas Corpus is gone.

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Jerry Pippin, Talk Show Host 28.09.2006 13:33
I am outraged - my column for Bush Business
My own congressman, Dan Boren, has proven to me is not a man fit for office, or any position in life. How can he vote for torture? It is beyond my understanding...

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Dendroc 28.09.2006 08:18
"Houston with Hills" once again Demonstrates Its Lack of Urban Vision
Alone among major US cities, Seattle embarks on a pro-freeway transport policy that would do the late Robert Moses proud.

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Pravda or Consequences 28.09.2006 06:42
Call 1-866-808-0065, NOW!
Insist that your senator fillabuster the military tribunal act before today's vote

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kirsten anderberg 27.09.2006 21:09
Size Matters When We’re Talking About Condoms
Different condoms work better for different people's needs, sexual styles, and preferences. And even *technique* must be explored, alone, prior to penetration with partners. I am asking men to *practice* condom use, alone, before using condoms with partners. I am saying that responsible males *will* spend some time trying different brands, sizes, and techniques for putting them on, keeping them on without losing fluids, and even graceful removal.

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kirsten anderberg 27.09.2006 19:05
Foster Kids Who “Aged Out” Gather As Family
I am asking that any of you that are from this child protection institution/foster care "aging out" past reach out to others with shared pasts, as your brothers and sisters, as family. Be a hub of action for your brothers and sisters from foster care. Help each other heal from past isolation and branch out, reach out to local kids JUST ABOUT TO "AGE OUT," and let them know there is a family of foster care survivors out here, and we welcome them as supportive family.

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DUSTY GRAY 27.09.2006 18:24
SEVERE EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE
The Oregon State Board of Parole invents its own diagnosis.

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DAJ 27.09.2006 17:22
Grabbing Attention and Keeping It For A Spell
face of God making obvious the root lie

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(a) 27.09.2006 11:59
Sacramento: 107 rounded up, 98 deported so far
Details are slowly leaking out over the mainstream press of ICE immigration raids in the Sacramento are that have picked up 107 people for immigration 'violations' as part of operation 'return to sender'.

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