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theresa mitchell 28.10.2007 16:58
Cowardice: the new Americanism
A message from your new official enemy: me

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Distributed by Squeaky Wheel Productions 28.10.2007 06:14
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary --http://www.btlonline.or
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary -- http://www.btlonline.org

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Reposting for BARK 27.10.2007 09:39
Mt. Hood Travel Plan announced- Comments due by Oct 31!
September 27th, 2007

Mt. Hood Travel Plan announced- Your comments needed!

October 31 is the deadline to tell the Forest Service to protect recreation and healthy watersheds--not give away the forest to off-road vehicles

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StevetheGreen 27.10.2007 08:55
Stop the W.O.P.R
The Bush Administration proposes the Western Oregon Plan Revisions (WOPR) to undo protections for Bureau of Land Management-administered public forests. This latest blatant crime against the people of Oregon is even bigger than the "Salvsge rider" of the 90's and Bush's "Healthy forests initiative".

The WOPR came as the result of a sweetheart deal between the Bush administration and the logging industry. It is a stark departure from the balanced approach of the Northwest Forest Plan.

We must act before it is too late!

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? 26.10.2007 17:15
IMC Server Bouncing
"Contribute to this article" and "add comment to discussion" input

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Randy White 26.10.2007 16:59
Peak Oil And Global Warming Kicks Beer Drinkers In The Mouth
Now, now - I know that Russia's President has compared the current Missile crisis to that of the Cuban Missile Crisis, but let's not get too bent out of shape over Nuclear Armageddon just yet. The price of BEER is going to skyrocket? What!? Are you SERIOUS?!

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Brownie 26.10.2007 11:15
Heckuva Job
Not that anyone who is at all aware of what is happening in the world would be amazed, but in a "news" flash, the Associated Press quotes a "news" article from the Washington Post:

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Richard Mellor 26.10.2007 10:54
Rumblings in the depths of the UAW
They still prevail but the contract rejections at Chrysler shook the UAW bureaucracy and the employers and are a glimpse of what is to come. And many of the new hires will likely be in the forefront of it.

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lone vet 26.10.2007 10:20
Titanic Meets Ground Hog Day--Lone Vet Report
will we learn?

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Karen Sutton 26.10.2007 08:34
Patriot Act - 6 Years Later
Reflections on the Patriot Act and the erosion of our liberties by a concerned citizen.

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El Libertario, Venezuela 25.10.2007 16:48
The Myth of “Co-Management” in Venezuela: Reflections on Alcasa and Invepal
* With a lot of rhetoric and propaganda the Chavez administration has advanced different examples of co-management which, they claim, demonstrate their desire to transform Venezuela's relations of production. A compañero from Europe visited us recently and got to know two of the most celebrated cases: Alcasa and Invepal. Here is the report he prepared for El Libertario # 51 about the actual working conditions in the country's most "important" co-managed businesses.

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Amy Ayers 25.10.2007 15:38
WTC Insurance Money Laundering?
Was insurance claim money laundering another motive for 911? Attorney Eric Moebius attempted to uncover a hidden means of laundering money through insurance claims.

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Rosemarie Jackowski 25.10.2007 14:55
Closing Ranks Against the United States
Encirclement has begun.

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Lawrence J. Maushard 25.10.2007 14:50
Before any US Attack on Iran, it’s Time to Ask a Few Questions
Bush himself is now openly referring to "World War Three" over the Iranian nuclear controversy, almost like that's an acceptable, possibly even a desirable, option.

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posted by F Espinoza 25.10.2007 14:40
CUBA responds to Bush
REPLYING to three spurious initiatives for Cuba proposed by George Bush in Washington on October 24, Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Pérez Roque set out 12 points "covering what the U.S. president should propose as aid" to the island.

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passing along sierra club post 25.10.2007 13:08
Stop 49 brochure full of blatant lies
Dear Friends of the Sierra Club:

The "Stop 49" Campaign has just mailed a brochure to voters that is full of blatant lies. Please read below:

And we still need your help...

4 Nights to Protect Oregon

When: Mon, Tues, Wed or Thurs, October 22nd - 25th
Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Location: Sierra Club Offices (2950 SE Stark, Suite 100)
RSVP to Emily: (503) 243-6656 ext. 301 or  emily.bartha@sierraclub.org
Learn More:  http://oregon.sierraclub.org/

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reddog 25.10.2007 09:55
The Politics of Paranoia
Commentary on HR 1955

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reposted 25.10.2007 08:14
National Weather Service Wrong in Not Warning the Public about Global Warming
Author: Michael T. Neuman

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republished for arizona.indymedia.org 24.10.2007 22:12
Where have all the rednecks gone? EF! and class
Where have all the rednecks gone from Earth First!

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the other side 24.10.2007 00:06
Is the Armenian genocide being used as a smoke screen by the powerful Armeno/Russo lobby?
a great documentary about the forgotten 1 million Azeri Turks who were ethnically cleansed during the 1991-1994 war by Armenian and Russian military personnel. I believe around 30,000 persons died during this period, mostly civilians.

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Lawrence J. Maushard 23.10.2007 22:46
Before any US attack on Iran, it’s time to ask a few questions
Bush himself is now openly referring to "World War Three" over the Iranian nuclear controversy, almost like that's an acceptable, possibly even a desirable, option.

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Chris Irwin 23.10.2007 10:06
Where have all the rednecks gone? EF! and class
A simple question.

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gwon 23.10.2007 09:40
9-11 Truth Love
bring back 9-11 Truth to IndyMedia

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alternative media listener 22.10.2007 22:41
O22 report on KBOO very informative
All day today, in commemoration of O22, KBOO covered the growing police violence, and community efforts to deal with that violence. I learned lots of things I had not known before.

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"forester fred" 22.10.2007 21:52
california wildfires
It's said that California has four seasons, fire, flood, earthquake and riot. But who has to pay?

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Workers International League 22.10.2007 11:37
Retirement Under Capitalism
Sometimes small statistics can have huge implications. The U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics recently reported that the age at which U.S. workers retire has risen for the first time in 100 years. According to the report, in the mid-1980s, 18 percent of people in their late 60s still had jobs; today, it is 29 percent. Millions of U.S. workers can no longer look forward to the "Golden Years" of guaranteed Social Security, Medicare health insurance and employer pensions. One in four baby boomers surveyed said they would likely never be able to retire - in other words, they will "work until they drop". For those that do want to retire, the age at which they can do so is also being systematically raised. Workers born in 1960 or later must wait until age 67, rather than 65, to get their full Social Security benefits. There is talk of raising it further to 70.

The mainstream media took scant notice of this, and for good reason; it's a huge indicator of deeper processes that are destroying the standard of living of workers in the United States and internationally. A quick look into why workers are delaying retirement - if they have the "luxury" of retiring at all - points a condemning finger at the current state of international capitalism, while at the same time warning younger workers of the even worse conditions they'll certainly face under the auspices of the capitalist system.

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Henk Ruyssenaars - Foreign correspondent 21.10.2007 23:41
Pulling the electronical plug on former 'allies'
Many programs which are used in computer systems in weapons, ships, planes, tanks, satellites etc. lately all get a build-in 'emergency brake'. Via GPS satellites in space, the command can be transmitted to anywhere on earth, to stop. And the computer systems just go 'dead'.

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Rosemarie Jackowski 21.10.2007 15:42
Poodle Skirts, Buzz Cuts, and Bombs
The good ol' days never were. They are just an illusion.

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Distributed by Squeaky Wheel Productions http://www.squeakyw 21.10.2007 10:34
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary --http://www.btlonline.or
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary -- http://www.btlonline.org

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William Hughes 21.10.2007 08:15
U.S. Troops Are Dying, So That Bush Can “Save Face!”
Arlington Nationl Cemetery Rep. Bob Filner (D-CA), on Oct. 17, 2007, on Capitol Hill, said: "Thousands of kids are going to come back in caskets, [from the Iraq War], which we are not allowed to see, or with amputations, brain injuries, with traumatic stress." Why? Rep. Filner answers: "[Because Bush] is going to make the Democrats take responsibility for 'this thing.' That is to 'save his face.'" I say: Let Bush "save face" in prison, with V.P. Dick Cheney, as his cell mate!

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Lynn Porter 21.10.2007 01:29
1968 Redux
Then and now. From my blog.

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Brenda Norrell 20.10.2007 15:49
O’odham Return from Gathering with Mexico’s Indigenous and Subcomandante Marcos
When more than 500 Indian delegates gathered in Vicam Pueblo in Rio Yaqui, Mexico, at the Gathering of Indigenous Peoples of Am?rica, the power of a global spiritual force was present and released, said Ofelia Rivas, an O'odham woman living on the border of the United States and Mexico.

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No Corps 20.10.2007 12:18
Stop the Propaganda! Stop the lies!
The outpouring of propaganda and lies from corporate media never ceases in their efforts to keep us being "good Germans".

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Matthew McDaniel 20.10.2007 10:20
Taking Away Akha Children - Does it BOTHER YOU?
Does the fact that churches and missions in Oregon support the removal of Akha children from their families bother you? PIcket ongoing of Salem Alliance. YWAM.

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Caroline Southern 19.10.2007 19:44
Drop Birth Control Not Bombs
The subject of overpopulation and it's devastating effects on the environment as well as the horrific social impacts is frighteningly ignored.

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Roll Yer' Own 19.10.2007 16:21
Please Vote NO on Measure 50
Back Off of Old Smokey Measure is a mean spirited, short-sighted effort, designed primarily to further demonize and scapegoat smokers, and to dispropotionately tax them in order to fund an unworkable and unsustainable plan to fund children's health care.

Please vote NO on Measure 50.

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concerned 19.10.2007 13:04
ANALYSIS: Portland's 7/18/07 Bomb Scare
I would like to present some views on the bomb scare Thursday. My immediate thought was why would extremely expensive trained dogs track down fake explosives used from the supposedly fake explosions at PIR. Then I received these very interesting posts which really opened my eyes:

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psw 19.10.2007 05:32
Pouring money down a bottomless pit
If we took all the money spent on the nuclear and other disaster drills plus the war money and put it towards impeaching bush and cheney and straightening out this country we wouldn't have the problems of terrorists like we do now.

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Pat Hartman 18.10.2007 20:16
The Meloy Massacre
Who is Dr. Reid Meloy? A forensic psychologist with impressive degrees and credentials. A recognized expert on stalking, violent sex crimes, risk management, and the Rorschach test. A man you'd better hope you never meet, because on his word alone, you can be found guilty of murder. With a little help from a corrupt system, and no more evidence than the theories spun by Meloy, you can be convicted to life in prison, just like Tim Masters.

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Cornelius Boss 18.10.2007 14:29
my basic Ron Paul hate letter
Ron Paul is first and foremost a wolf in sheep's clothing putting on a good anti Iraq occupation face while defending U.S. militarism in general .Paul seems ignorant of the fact that there is just another in that long linage of U.S. Salvadorian option dirty tricks going on in Iraq.

Far worse, Ron Paul talks as though 9/11 was a legit event. It wasn't. No planes were hijacked on 9-11-2001.And, no planes were flown into any buildings on 9-11-2001.The entire 19 Arab hijacker story is an absurd fairy tale.

The best two word description of Ron Paul is "Libertarian Looney". The second best two word description of Ron Paul is "economic anarchist".

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Socialist Appeal 18.10.2007 09:33
Profits for the Few – War, Racism & Unemployment for the Rest of Us
Whether you live in Philadelphia, Seattle, Detroit, Mexico City, or Baghdad, most working people would agree that quality jobs, health care, education, housing and infrastructure isn't too much to ask for. Instead, capitalism gives us war, racism, economic turmoil, and unemployment. And it's not as though the money isn't there - over $2 billion is spent each week just on the occupation of Iraq - it's a matter of priorities. Just imagine how many badly-needed schools, bridges and hospitals could be built, providing quality jobs for millions of people in the process.

The fact is, the economic situation facing most workers is pretty grim, and yet on Wall Street, the "irrational exuberance" of the investors is totally divorced from reality. The market continues to hit new records while the housing sector continues its meltdown, spreading to the rest of the economy. Pending home sales have now fallen to the lowest level since records began. Home builders like Lennar Corp. have posted record losses and imports of building materials fell by 20 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier. Furniture imports fell 17 percent, clothing by 10 percent, and footwear was down 8 percent.

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Richard Tonkin, Adelaide Australia 18.10.2007 07:59
Dirty Bombs And Bush In Australia, A Close Call?
As Bush ate shrimps in Sydney, there were fears of another kind of barbecue. Three bomb strikes were predicted for Australia. Then the White House leaks the Osama tape....

From a born and bred Portlander, but not yours.

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xiu xiu 17.10.2007 12:58
Bush and the Dalai Llama
medal of honor??

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John Peterson 17.10.2007 09:55
Contracting Out the War in Iraq
After Blackwater USA's recent street shoot out in Baghdad, which resulted in as many as 17 civilian deaths, the role of mercenaries in Iraq has received extra attention in the media. Although they have played a key role in the occupation of Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein, these "private security contractors" have for the most part flown under the public radar. For example, the debate over a U.S. withdrawal from Iraq usually centers around the 160,000 military personnel occupying the country. But what about the estimated 182,000 private contractors now deployed in Iraq? During the 1991 Gulf War, the troop-to-private contractor ratio was about 60 to 1. Now they outnumber uniformed troops, more than doubling the actual size of the occupation force.

Private contractors in Iraq do everything from cooking food and doing the laundry to driving trucks and building bridges. Using them on such a vast scale is part of the privatization of the war, which is not only politically convenient, but results in massive profits for the companies involved. As of July 2007, there were more than 630 war contracting companies working in Iraq for the U.S. government.

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Sudhama Ranganathan 17.10.2007 00:54
The Post Civil Rights Era Hate Group
So here we are in 2007 and Jim Crow is gone. People of all colors ride the same busses, eat in the same restaurants and use the same public rest rooms. There are minority millionaires all over television and the media. When's the last time a person was hung for being different? Heck, how often are racial epithets used in the presence of those they are being directed against?

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William Hughes 16.10.2007 18:42
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Gets an "F" Grade
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has miserably failed the American people. Instead of standing up to the Bush-Cheney Gang on the illegal Iraq War, and a host of other issues, too, she has caved in. The American people voted for a change of policy on Iraq, in the Nov. 7, 2006 election; Pelosi has failed to deliver on that mandate. When ex-House Speaker Tom Foley let the voters down, they gave him the boot. It's time to give Speaker Pelosi the boot, too!

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Uncle Wiggly 16.10.2007 16:37
Jackoff Four-It's about FEAR
Come on folks! WTF could anyone hope to learn from a PLANNED exercise? The very fact that it is planned, and that millions in taxpayer dollars have been spent in advance should be a clue.

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Rosemarie Jackowski 16.10.2007 15:36
Rescue Party: 2008
A conversation between Mickey Z and Rosemarie "RMJ" Jackowski

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Richard Mellor 16.10.2007 12:51
A Hundred and Fifty Years Later and Marx Still Prevails
Marx Was Right But Don't Tell Them

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911 2b awareness 15.10.2007 23:01
THE GUN AT CONGRESS' HEAD
Nader puts the mouth on it, now that it's out there that the gun is at Congress' head, he comes just shy of laying out the open secret, known in the corridors of power around the world, that on 9/11 the gun was at Bush's head (e.g. "Angle is next!") and that he surrendered the nation to the putschists, by day's end parroting their demands: to announce, "Bin Laden, the cave, Islamofascists did it all and we're gonna smoke 'em out!" Then he called Putin telling him not to mess with US Special Forces on their way to occupying military bases in the former Soviet Republics around the Caspian Sea - un coup accompli!

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NoPo Guy 15.10.2007 12:51
Cezar Chavez Street Rename Committee Plays The Race Card
In the recent controversy surrounding the effort to rename Interstate Avenue in North Portland, the recent accusations of racism used by committee members and street rename advocates is shameless. Interstate Avenue is drenched with history, ebraced by the majority of local residents, and is celebrated in local culture.

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troublemaker 15.10.2007 12:00
Before you sign up to support anti-immigrant Ron Paul...
Before you sign up to support Ron Paul...check out his right-wing protectionist, anti-immigrant positions. Find out why people like David Duke are supporting him.

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RALPH 14.10.2007 17:18
NOBEL PRIZE DE-VALUED!!!!!!!!
why does the nobel committee hate america?!?!?!?!?

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Ira Jones 13.10.2007 19:22
2nd open letter to CINDY SHEEHAN...
...(after her reply to my first letter): Is the Democratic Party a force for change (albeit feeble) or is it a capitalist/imperialist part deadset against the masses taking matters into their own hands?

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fred 13.10.2007 12:43
Critical Mass Saves lives
I was sad to hear about the recent bicycle fatality on 14th and Burnside. These tragedies are preventable. Nobody gets up in the morning and says to themselves, "I'm going to run someone over today" Raising awareness among all users of the roads is key to safer commuting. Critical mass raises awareness.

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fred 13.10.2007 12:01
al bore peace prize???
This is disgusting!

bore's exteme arrogance, combined with the absolute hypocrisy of his own excessive power usage serve to make ordinary people around the world hostile to actually taking steps to deal with climate change.

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. 13.10.2007 10:31
Makah Whaling Commission
When five Makah tribal members conducted an unauthorized hunt for a gray whale off the coast of Washington in September, some people jumped to conclusions that just weren't accurate. In no time, misinformation and baseless rumors about the incident were splattered around the world. Some reports even said the hunters used a machine gun to kill the whale. While untrue and later corrected by the media, many people were left with this false impression.

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Distributed by Squeaky Wheel Productions http://www.squeakyw 13.10.2007 05:56
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary --http://www.btlonline.or
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary -- http://www.btlonline.org

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911 2b awareness 13.10.2007 04:31
Barksdale Nuke & the KH-13
Is the Barksdale Rogue Nuke headed for Portland

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xxxxxx 12.10.2007 16:04
City finds a clever way to keeps Blacks from renting apartments
This city gets apartment owners to refuse to rent to convicts, a racist trick to keep Blacks out of it's city limits. Many other cities use the same trick!

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