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Canada could be asked to play a bigger role in the war on terrorism, including participation in future American and NATO military operations. Many would like to see a return to its more traditional role as a peacekeeping nation, one which has garnered praise from the rest of the world. Whether or not the majority of Canadians support the government's decision to purchase the new F-35 jets, it does represent a continued commitment to NATO and NORAD. It is also closely tied to deeper U.S.-Canada military integration and a North American security perimeter.
FBI has a warrant for a DNA Sample of former AETA4 defendant Joseph Buddenberg.
A report by TD Economics showed that in 2009, the cost of a four-year undergraduate degree was more than $80,000 for students living away from home. Even for parents who have diligently saved for their children's education, it can be very tough to save enough for more than one child. Lawrence Engel, vice-president, personal lending, TD Canada Trust has these tips for parents:
As one who watched both Professor Robert Bartlett's 'Normans' and
Dan Snow's 'Norman Walks', let me say how much I enjoy the
BBC's sense of history and these two items in particular. But why
can't the authors see the wood for the trees?
It would unfortunately not be entirely absurd to claim climate change to be the greatest social problem of the twenty-first century. Short of the historical development and proliferation of nuclear weapons, nothing else seems to pose such a dire threat to human welfare as do the projected consequences of climate change; a recent report released by The Lancet,  for example, claims it to constitute the greatest threat to human health in this century. The dialectics of dangerous anthropogenic interference with the global climate and the greenhouse effect—which itself dialectically has allowed for the emergence and evolution of life on Earth for nearly four billion years—represents a problematic that, in Dussel's view, joins the mass persistence of global material poverty in constituting the final limit to the age of modernity, the capitalist mode of production, and political liberalism.
College scholarships are available from a variety of sources and can be obtained by a large number of college students who need help paying college tuition, fees, and even for those who need assistance meeting costs for things like textbooks. Free financial aid from scholarships can be greatly beneficial as the costs for attending a college or university are on the rise and, luckily, almost any student can receive some form of financial aid through college scholarships.
If you've listened to recent speeches the President has given about the economy and the Iraq war, you'd think that two of the biggest social issues facing working Americans are improving. But facts are stubborn things.
Take for example the numbers of jobs lost in the last two months: 221,000 in June, 131,000 in July.
Instead of taking the drastic measures needed to stop the continued hemorrhaging, the President had this to say on August 5th:
The federal government is putting more money into the hands of college students than ever before and much of the impetus behind it is the No Child Left Behind Act. The measures help to assure that more primary and secondary schools are held accountable for making sure kids get the attention and education they deserve without prejudices. Which means a much higher percentage of high school students are earning diplomas. More students stand a chance of attending college when the right financial and social resources are available to them along with educators with the know-how and experience to guide them to the right academic and career choices.
To be a Cascadian one only needs to start living life differently. It is to recognize that we are part of an ecosystem which is connected to all ecosystems across the planet. It is to recognize that we are all connected to the web of life. Our little piece of the web of life is called Cascadia.
Given the massive size of our National Debt, the recent unexpected rise in unemployment, the fact that we are constantly in a state of war, legislators on both sides of the aisle cannot seem to tighten their collective belts and our government cannot accept its role as the protector of our Constitutional rights, are we becoming a "slave state?"
We all know within a short time we will be heading to the polls again as a nation. It will be time to reconfigure who in Congress will fight for us- each of us. It's time for us to figure out who is next to take us through the forthcoming chapter in US history, and choose the best path to be on until the next round of decisions.
Public Access services in Washington County are on the chopping block. There are two important public meetings coming up very soon! Please visit this link: for more information including meeting dates and times.
a synopsis of the raw and living food health movement
My take on the vagueness and threats of Clackamas County Sherriffs and Oregon State Police re: action against bicyclists and "similar" activities who gravity ride or 'HoodBomb' Timberline Road. What a 'state'(or representative of)the state does, has more effect on our lives than many are willing to realize or accept. I have a past to clue me in on that...and it convinces me that even when they want you to believe 'it does not matter'(as they take it away)it DOES matter. Be careful about what you acquiesce to. Mountains are made of pebbles.
The truth is out there if you're willing to look ... unfortunately the mainstream news wants us to look the other way, for some reason ... WHY?
The recent chaos that erupted when 30,000 people waited hours in the Atlanta, Georgia heat to receive applications for subsidized housing is a mere symptom of a worsening national problem.
The housing market appears to be on a never-ending downward spiral, with the much-discussed "recovery" always around the next corner.
Even as Judeo-Christianity engages a new series of crusades on Islamism, in which case the intermediate outcomes could be very devastating for the world at large, still in the long run Abrahamic Religions, that is Judaism, Christianity, and Islamism, that is, their authoritarian ego psychology will little matter.
Boycott this racist, homophobic skank! This is from Media Matters. Sign the petition.
Put nature and the Earth before money & "false profit" at the expense of the planet $$$. The first and most important step in 'Transformation' is respect for NATURE. We need to stop the natural world from being exploited and destroyed. Demand justice against the never ending lies & betrayal--> Toxic Waves in the Ocean of Pain/Sea of Despair. There is a war on against the Earth/Nature/Animals/Environment/Life. What is done to the Earth is done to ourselves. Truth is always the first casualty of war.
Some people think we should bomb Iran over nuclear weapons. Isn't there another middle-eastern country that has nuclear weapons?
We bitches have frayed nerves. Over the past week, everything, or almost everything, has wounded us, and what didn't was at the very least irritating. What follows is a brief analysis of the events of this year's Camp Trans , and a resulting dialogue on the moments of hostility which have been brought into openness due to these events. We're not shy of conflict, and this is our attempt at elaborating the civil war that underlies the fracturing of Camp Trans:
Our nation appears to be on the verge of committing one of the greatest atrocities in human history
Short update on the case of the AETA4
In 1895, new New York City police commissioner Teddy Roosevelt, attacked both rogue cops and urban slumlords as soon as he got on the job, before seeking higher office or heading the Bull Moose ticket in 1912. In the TR bio, Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life, TR's urban reform actions contrast starkly with local NW police accountability and anti-slumlord (in)action by local government.
When purveyors of lies, scams, frauds, and crackpot notions get the truth about what they peddle exposed in a big way, very often the liars will scream in anger and frustration, often because having their lies and crimes exposed adversely impacts their revenues.
Freedom of speech includes consumer advocacy, and any crook trying to sell the rubes, marks, and gullible suckers a bill of goods needs to be exposed soundly and widely.
As simple as it gets
What happens when peacemakers meet activists at a church?
The champions of US capitalism are having to get used to a changing global stage on which they play a diminishing role
New documents released in the James Chasse death tell the same old story of Portland police corruption
The Tea Partiers love to claim that they represent the "Real America." Yet, here is their favorite candidate in the Nevada Senate race advocating for some sort of docile, captive press. What would a "real American" like Thomas Jefferson think?"
One of the ways you may be able to receive some help to get college loans for students with bad credit is if the student themselves have excelled in academics and have maintained a high grade point average (GPA). This sometimes gives the college or university the leverage they need to offer a scholarship, additional grants, work study or ijn some cases, can even establish the fact to the lender, that although this is a college loan for a student with bad credit and no cosigner, the probability the student would attend college and receive their degree is very high.
Who is killing all these people?
Not one single terrorist do I see in these picture!
There are hundreds of pictures and first hand stories from Afghanistan.
Most are stories of about innocent people dieing .... who is killing these kids ....?
The US military is directly responsible, the blood is on their hands.
But the whole (sic)US Government approves of it and allows it year after year after year.
"Secretary Gates could have used his time, as other nations have done, to announce a broad inquiry into these killings," the statement said. "He could have announced specific criminal investigations into the deaths we have exposed. He could have announced a panel to hear the heartfelt dissent of U.S. soldiers, who know this war from the ground. He could have apologized to the Afghani people.
"But he did none of these things. He decided to treat these issues and the countries affected by them with contempt. Instead of explaining how he would address these issues, he decided to announce how he would suppress them.
"This behavior is unacceptable. We will not be suppressed. We will continue to expose abuses by this administration and others."
What the shit?!
The struggle against the concessionary policies of the Union hierarchy is harder than fighting the boss but we can't defeat the boss without changing our Unions
What the Hell is this world coming to?
Becky Chiao - is now KBOO's Director after she resigned as President of KBOO's Board of Directors, but she brings the same limitations she had serving as President to her new position. In the recent past Becky's conservatism, her vaunted respect for some of Portland's political figures and her present employment with the Portland Police Dept. seem to have affected her judgment; expect more of the same.
New book highlights what education activists have been saying for a long time: higher education has become yet another corporate America scam for siphoning money from the tax payer. How many students with six figure loans will ever be able to repay their student loans in today's economy? The corporate bureaucrats know this and see the student loan as a way of siphoning yet more billions out of the public till. Ever wonder why a four year college degree now costs in many cases as much as a house? The institutions of higher learning (oxymoron) have learned that they can rely on duped students to take out exorbitant student loans to pay their exorbitant tuition fees. Finally someone has researched and written a good book exposing this heinous corporate America scam.
Rocker Scott X and his band expose the oppression and corruption of the U.S. Police State that hang over the head of every U.S. citizen in the new release LIBERTY WANTED.
Over the last year and a half little has been accomplished in Washington due to an extremely polarized negative climate. So many politicians' squandered vast amounts of tax dollars in a struggle to actually impede the political progress. We watched so many politicians turn days of wasted time into months of painfully protracted stubbornness. We observed frustrated as politicians refused to do any work for us and instead show up on television in expensive suits, bleached teeth and tans we paid for with smug expressions as if cheating us was absolutely intoxicating to them.
Network Neutrality is important
President Obama said, in his 2009 speech in Accra, Ghana, that America should support strong institutions and not strong men. However, in the case of Rwanda, this has been no more than rhetoric. Rwandans, like most Africans, cheered Obama's election, hoping that it might signal a new, more peaceful and cooperative relationship between the U.S. and Africa, but Obama has expanded AFRICOM, the U.S. Africa Command, and now he remains silent as Rwanda's strongman, President Paul Kagame, prepares a sham presidential election to retain his brutal grip on power.
It's best to quickly recognize the red flags in any failing relationship. This way, ties can be severed instead of allowing things to linger forever in dysfunction. For Democrats and teachers' unions, the writing is on the wall. The two are simply going in opposite directions.
The Democrats continue on the road to corporate-inspired charter schools, using the tried and true method of "stronger teacher evaluations" to undermine "underperforming" schools and teachers — thus opening the door wide to private charter schools with their non-union workforce.
Where are they?
After Venezuelan President Chavez revealed intelligence data yesterday during a national address indicating the imminence of an aggression against his government via Colombia with support from the United States, the country is on maximum alert. Today, the Venezuelan President suspended an important trip to Cuba to celebrate the July 26th anniversary of the Moncada Battle. Chavez was to meet with Fidel Castro, recently recuperated and active again in his nation's politics, and was scheduled to give the key address at the Moncada commemoration.
A review of a not-too-terribly accurate account of an attempt at a mass "self-reduction" movement on a big city public transit system in the United States...and some ideas on how to avoid the mistakes we made...
How's that for a paranoid-sounding, over-the-top article title?
After 16 years in exile, I came back peacefully to my motherland.
Peace will be my guiding light in my political activities and the activities of my political organization, FDU INKINGI, in our endeavor to end injustice and remove all barriers to the people's full enjoyment of their inalienable political and civil rights.
The Rwandan people are now living in anxiety and fear and are longing and yearning for a genuine policy of national unity and reconciliation.
It's a good effort, and provides lots of facts on the "9/11 enterprise" but there are moral failings in the conclusions drawn by the authors
When a progressive group, organization, or collective becomes obsolete and refuses to get out of the way, they should be bypassed, stepped around, ignored, and left to die.
The upper class running out of things to pillage is coming at you again. Obama is turning out to be more like Margret Thatcher; you better call organizing for America and let them know your thoughts...
The identity, motive and/or sponsors of Professor Jwani Mwaikusa's assassins, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, may remain "unknown," meaning "unproven," for some time, but Professor Mwaikusa's friends and colleagues know that whoever was responsible deprived the legal fraternity and the entire human race of an irreplaceable, independent and incorruptible mind.
hot oil plus frozen clathrates equals trouble
It never ceases to amaze me how many Americans are not aware of the soft coup of their country by Zionist Jewish Americans aka Israeli-Americans.
What is needed and how can we get there?
~ these 2 cutesy maine u.s. senators collins & snow are also loving & caring souls ~
Building 7 is the third skyscraper that fell in NY on 9/11/01. The mainstream news doesn't mention it much. Wonder why?
La bourgeoisie est constituée de ses quatre courants historiques , contradictoires mais néanmoins complémentaires .
F is for finally
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