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Two police officers practice intimidation tactics at counter-recruitment vigil
We know not what the media means in the context of reality.
Want-to-be president, Sen. Hillary "War Lite" Clinton (D-NY), recently gushed over U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD). She said that "Pro-Surge" Mikulski had "paved" the way for her. Indeed, Mikulski has done a lot of paving, especially with respect to the manufacturing jobs lost on her watch. In addition, Mikulski persists in supporting funding for the Iraqi War. Now, it has been disclosed that she knew the Bush-Cheney Gang was lying about the war.
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Do not be fooled. Real Estate is the worst possible investment anyone can make. In its truest sense, Real Estate is not an investment, rather it is the purchase of a consumer item - a purchase which benefits everyone else involved except the buyer. No matter how you look at it Real Estate is about rental - not about ownership. Common sense understanding about title law should make this clear. When one "buys" Real Estate, they are paying the seller for a state granted "deed" in order to use the land for a specific purpose which is dictated by state and local zoning laws. Essentially, even if you pay cash for land, you are shifting the landlord from the bank directly to the state. Conversely, buying stocks does not require getting a "title" from the state. This difference is why stocks and bonds offer so much more liquidity than Real Estate. You cannot place a "stop loss" order on a Real Estate purchase.
According to the latest read out from You Tube, "28 Seconds: The Killing of Fouad Kaady" ( http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2007/04/358395.shtml) has now been downloaded and viewed at least 587 times. If you have not yet done so, now is the time to view it for yourself.
David Ray Griffin's new book, Debunking 9/11 Debunking, will effectively serve as a veritable encyclopedia of not just the facts of 9/11, but of the best arguments to debunk the official (and semi-official) lies about the facts.
think or act : good luck
Listen to this
It makes more sense to let them all get off Scott Free.
We saw a chance to live more lightly on the planet. Then winter came... and they put up a parking lot.Today, as the fossil fuel era slouches to extinction, a new kind of counter culture is finding its feet. Not everyone is happy.
Why hasn't the Left been effective...at any thing other than PR?
Ben Seattle's annual report for 2007 is in the form of a letter to a comrade in Portugal
What is happening
I just checked out the video links posted by "shocked" of the LA police riots. What surprises me most, I think, is the reaction of the corporate media.
They are on a collision course with global warming and endangering everyone else on the planet.
On April 14th in Portland Oregon, at the doors of NAFTA-loving Democratic Senator Ron Wyden's office, as many as 300 trade unionists came out in a spirited rally representing occupations that ranged from nurses to longshoremen. They were there to protest mass layoffs at a Daimler-Chrysler owned plant that manufactures Freightliner trucks. They were also demanding that Senator Wyden vote against the renewal of Fast Track which eliminates Congressional review, mark-up and oversight of trade agreements, while giving large corporations special access to trade negotiators. These trade unionists saw a direct connection between the mass layoffs and the free trade policies Fast Track has helped to mold.
Over 800 living-wage jobs were lost on March 29 at the Daimler-Chrysler plant, almost half of its workforce. In all, 632 members of Machinists Local 1005, 65 members of Painters Local 1094, 94 members of Teamsters Local 305, and 11 members of Service Employees Local 49 were given the axe with no expectation of recall. This blow was part of a national round of layoffs of up to 4,000 workers involved in the manufacture of Freightliner Trucks.
As a result of the Bush-Cheney Gang's insane "Surge" strategy, 1,300 Maryland Nation Guard members will be deployed to the hell hole that is Iraq. On May 3, 2007, in Baltimore, a rally was held to protest that action. Maryland State Del. Jill P. Carter blasted U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin for funding the war and then saying that they wanted to "protect the troops." She called that bizarre conduct: "politically schizophrenic."
What with mayday going around and all, I've been hearing a lot of talk about immigration reform, and I'm still baffled.
Mayday black bloc, what was the point?
It is characteristic of an American election cycle to consist of nothing but a steady stream of prevarication and unadulterated bullshit. Since it is not possible for an electorate to vote sensibly or make informed choices in the absence of an informed electorate, I have decided to wade into the debates myself, and do the American voter a big favor by clearly spelling out the true meaning of the policy issues confronting American voters in the upcoming elections. Somebody has to do it, and since it seems that no one else will, I guess the task falls to me. I have always believed that if you know enough to complain that somebody else isn't doing something then you know enough to do it yourself. With that thought in mind I will begin clarifying the issues by cutting through that smokescreen of political bullshit that currently characterizes America's political process.
Last week, some old guy from Rainier shot a sea lion in the river, because it had (GASP!) eaten a salmon. The very thing the fisherman had planned to do, had nature endowed him better for such things. No one shoots fishermen, though. The fishermen are all worked up, the lawmakers are looking for cheap and easy "solutions" to the problem of declining salmon populations, and even some "environmentalists" (the ones who think in numbers and theories, rather than in living beings) insist that it's time to start killing sea lions to save salmon.
If Nancy Pelosi and Congress really want the war to end and U.S. personnel to leave Iraq, it doesn't have to cost $100 billion or even $10 billion. For just $450 million, Congress could hire U.S. airlines to fly all U.S. troops (and contractors) home for good, in time to enjoy summer with their families.
Bush is now the "Commander Guy"
[btlsummary]Justice Department Tries to Restrict Lawyers' Access to Guantanamo Detainees
Modern analysis of 20th century Russian history indicates that the struggle of Russia vs. Germany in WWII was not a struggle for the glory of socialism. It was in defense of Mother Russia. This statue isn't so much about defiling the communist past. It is a direct assault on the very essence of what "Russia" and "Russian" is.
The road to becoming legal in the U.S is not easy even if you have a legitamate reason i.e family
Bush administration police state actions against targeted victims
The Bush administration's teleprompter conferences are getting more frequent and more asinine...and aired (as always) on CNN, CBC, etc., the most reliable name in propaganda.
City overkill at march
Randi Rhodes of Air America is still wrong when she claims that "the" issue (insisting there is only one issue) is no more than white people blaming rap music for words like "ho" when used in the derogatory sense. Don Imus question: "What about rap music?" is a legitimate question—even if "pseudo-liberals" (real liberals consider fairly all relevant points of view before getting judgmental) are quick to dismiss it. In fact dogmatic certitude that there is "one" significant way (my way or the highway) to interpret the debate is itself a red flag.
President George W. Bush now has the power, thanks to a mostly cowardly Congress, to declare "Martial Law!" The Defense Authorization Act of 2006 gave him the green light. All he needs is a Reichstag-like incident and our Republic will be history. Like the animals who were trapped in the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, it has been sinking for years. Author Chalmers Johnson is convinced the U.S. Empire is headed the way of Greece's and Rome's.
Migrants face an impossible choice. And they've got their own humane and just answer. Is anybody listening?
The question should be, 'when will Washington bomb Iran?'
Concerns, questions raised by Mayor's decision to cut funding for the Bicycle Master Plan
Sin Fronteras Mayday Statement
Dismantling An Illegal Organization -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs Will Be
It has been estimated that if all of the ranching that exists from the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains to the west coast of the United States was eliminated that only two percent of the national beef production would be affected. This is because of the nature of the landscape in the west of America where it takes about fifty times the amount of land to raise one cow as it does in the biomass-rich east. Given how much more delicate the countryside is in the region, it makes little sense to put cows all over and make the entire west into what Edward Abbey called "cow burnt." In case you are wondering: no, bison do not have nearly the effect that cattle do. Hoof shape and the migratory instinct lessen such impact.
One of the most disturbing and thought-provoking books ever published is Derrick Jensen's Endgame. It consists of two volumes, and together they approach 1,000 pages. Jensen sugar-coats nothing and he deals very directly with the facts of our social/political system and our needed responses to effect real change. The following are highlights from this important book:
The bands WOMBSTRETCHER and CLIT RIPPER both have incredibly derogatory lyrics and they are playing together tonight at a show not only sponsored but glorified by Willamette Weekly.
Printable English and Spanish versions of this leaflet will soon be up at www.seattleaic.org.
The proposed Congressional immigration reforms are vicious attacks on the entire working class. Full rights for all immigrants!
I am small and had to confront mega burly pipe smoking skinhead wearing a SCREWDRIVER SHIRT last night at the event. I was one of 2 doin secuurity and had a hell of atime explaining what SAFER space means to this scary bald white boy.
Tribute to Saddam Hussein
Many traditional immigrant rights organizations are putting enormous pressure on grass roots groups to support the "Security Through Regularized Immigration and a Vibrant Economy Act" (STRIVE). This proposal, put forward by Democrats Jeff Flake (AZ) and Luis Gutierrez (IL), is being presented as a "lesser evil" and "the best we can get". While on the surface it isn't as overtly aggressive as Sensenbrenner's HR4437, this remains an enforcement-first bill and offers little or nothing to immigrant workers and their families.
ImmigrantsThis is not what millions of immigrant workers marched for last spring. This is not why hundreds of grass roots organizations were formed across the country in order to fight for unconditional legalization for all.
Elite businesses and politicians in the West, the Western media, the black and white liberals and Left all thnk that Mugabe is oppressing his people and should be removed. But it is the media that give us all a picture of Zimbabwe. So, what did a black person who supports black nationalism in Zimbabwe make of the country when he was there for 10 days?
What follows are my opinions and only my opinions. This web page may contain inaccurate and uninformed opinions, however, and as such you are encouraged to not accept anything you read here as being even remotely accurate, and you're also encouraged to do your own research into the history of
the destruction of the Schumacher Furs® company.
Eventually this web site will contain links to a detailed history of this battle against what's arguably a totally repugnant industry which has been obsolete for decades and which is attempting to fight against
its own inevitable extinction.
Personally I don't eat meat, I have a cow skin hat that I wear in the mountains and in the Mojave Desert, and I would never wear some dead animal's fur. Also I would never picket or protest a fur store unless its owners and operators engaged in highly abusive or criminal acts against innocent people
which needed to be exposed and opposed. At the same time I recognize that these picketers and protesters have every right to do what they do and that they hold the moral high ground in this national debate.
NOTE: PDF files are available at http://www.earthfirst.ws/
From Hitler to Pinochet and Beyond, History Shows There Are certain Steps That Any Would-Be Dictator Must Take To Destroy Constitutional Freedoms. And George Bush and His Administration Seem To Be Taking Them All
Oregon Senate Bill 672 will require traps to be checked every 24 hours. This will significantly reduce the suffering of trapped animals. It's a step in the right direction.
Oregon Live reports that Schumacher Furs is being evicted
A short history of cascadia, from a hobbits point of view.
The fundamental premise is that only evil lays outside of the central farthings of cascadia.
Did you hear what happened to the 30+ BILLION DOLLARS that was extracted from California ALONE?
Not a word about how that money was sent to the off-shore accounts in the Cayman Islands.
One of the methods used by the church-state elite to rid itself of the
National Health Care, a popular cause in the face of rising health care costs, would and should require an adjustable scale for benefits or co-pay premiums. Likewise, even a continuation of privatized health care with some socialized benefit program for all Americans, should reflect risk from individual behavior.
Disarm the people...let Washington have all the firepower in the country...it is the correct moral choice
After hearing the sworn testimony of Pat Tillman's brother, Kevin Tillman, I've come to the folowing conclusions:
1. Pat Tillman did NOT die of "friendly fire" nor was he a victim of "fratricide".
2. Kevin Tillman is a marked man
3. There is, quite literally, nothing else that can be said to impeach Bush
Racism/White Supremacy Butters The Left Wing's Bread
Quote from 1865 following the civil war in the Reuniting States of America
Economic inequality is driving a global class war that when combined with global warming environmental disaster will create economic armageddon.
Christian Right efforts to make America a theocratic fascist state
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