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Mother 24.11.2003 12:43
Portland's next mayor - A candidate with courage to work for the people, not corporations
London's Mayor Ken Livingstone recently showed the world that he had the courage to stand up for truth and morality. Portland - who do we have among us that will work for the people and the hell with the government and corporate monsters? We have time and motive to do for Portland what we would hope to do for the whole country. Who has the brains, guts, and charisma to be electable and do right by the people? If big old stogy London can do it, so can we!

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Dermot Hudson, Chairman Juche Idea Study Group of England 24.11.2003 12:23
UK: Joint Solidarity with the DPRK against the US brazen War Moves
It is hypocrisy for the US to talk about weapons of
mass destruction as they are the biggest producers and exporters of
weapons of mass destruction.

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unknown internet user 24.11.2003 10:35
Unknown.level3.net is at it again. These two are not part of Yahoo!
unknown.level3.net.gif Level3.net, the backbone of our internet service is a open door for those who want to disrupt internet service to anyone seeking truthful information about current breaking news from around the World or locally.

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fay dup 24.11.2003 10:27
recal Wyden!
We already have one republican senator, and that is one too many. Wyden has rolled over to the right(cash) side of the aisle one time too many.

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William Hughes 24.11.2003 09:42
Rich Lowry’s Lesson in Junk History
Today, if Rich Lowry stood in Coalition-devastated Iraq, at the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, he would be at a source that once "watered Sumeria and Akkad, and nourished the Hanging Gardens of Babylon" (Will Durant's "Story of Civilization"). The peoples of this ancient land, once known as Mesopotamia, (part of which is holy also to Christianity), prepared the first codes of law, under the magnificent Hammurabi.

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Manfred Busch 24.11.2003 08:13
Exodus from Growth
"Growth, prosperity, free trade, liberal world economy and international division of labor are all ideologically charged terms. They reflect veiled interests more than a search for truth. The starting-point for an alternative concept of economics and development is a fundamental ideology-critical position." translated from the German

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Gene Callahan 24.11.2003 08:12
The Nation That Lost Its Jobs, But Got Them Back
The effects of trade on one small, rural community.

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Milton Schwantes 24.11.2003 05:52
Money and Spirit
"For the love of money, there is no rest, not a second of rest either day or night.
With the love of money, everything becomes empty...
Money sucks you dry, makes you empty and ruins you: a field of dead bones.."

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Sephiroth 23.11.2003 21:55
Jello 2004?
Hmmm...who shall I vote for NOW?

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John D. Dennison 23.11.2003 19:33
Clinton (slick willie) and the draft
How the majority of my generation felt about the Vietnam draft including President Clinton

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American Citizen 23.11.2003 19:11
Time to think.
Don't forget We the People...

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unkown 23.11.2003 17:40
None internet networks sneaking into the Web caught red handed
10.32.32.30.gif It really seems as though those who wish can sneak on the internet from none network IP addresses such as "10.32.32.30 or 10.32.323.40" and attempting to gain access to anyone's computer. Well, guess what folks, I caught two trying to do just that from a none internet network.

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JP Cupp 23.11.2003 16:48
Question for Anti-Imperialists in "little beirut" Oregon?
On Pro-Iraq Solidarity

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Author: Farish A Noor Posted by: Dire Wolf 23.11.2003 11:09
Op-ed: Doctors warn of GBAS
Doctors fear that we may be on the verge of witnessing a global pandemic of obsequious pro-American fawning and toadying. Governments have been advised to put up posters bearing the image of the carrier of the disease at their local airports

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PDX activist 23.11.2003 02:10
In opposition to political speech
Like many activists, i've been accused of being "too into" politics. i'd like to set the record straight on this, and i hope i can speak for other activists, too: i hate politics. What is the politics i hate? It is a method, a way of interacting, a thought construct, that exists in opposition to honesty. Politics is the careful manipulation of words and ideas based on how you speculate they might be received. Politics is when you want one thing, but express a desire for another. Politics is what happens when you "package" your ideas for the corporate media, censor yourself for the mainstream, or soften your language for some particular imagined audience.

Politics is all about control. Politics is backroom deals, bcc'd emails, and asking other people to speak for you because you're afraid they won't listen when you open your mouth yourself. Politics is careful word choices rather than your true beliefs.

Political speech is when you don't say what you mean so you can get what you want. Politics is about ego, not co-operation. Political speech is lying, with a fake smile and a handshake. Politics sickens me.


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John Peterson 22.11.2003 20:16
Poverty and Unemployment in America
They cooked the books!!!

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Eurosquirrel 22.11.2003 19:53
Happy JFK-Day!!!
I believe just about everything about 11/22/63 has been said. Just one comment:

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Jon Phalen 22.11.2003 14:25
JFK, 9-11, and the REAL America: Tying It All Together
An organic reconsideration of US history and major "conspiracy theories" of the past 40 years, including those pertaining to the 9-11 attack, and how they shed light on America's present drift into fascism.

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Cheryl Seal 22.11.2003 14:13
CHERYL SEAL EXCLUSIVE: Preview of Time Mag's 'Bush Goes to England' Photo Spread (humor)
Don't let those anti-Bush folks tell you those quaint English villages and villagers weren't ABSOLUTELY AUTHENTIC. Here's the proof!

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tim O'Brien 21.11.2003 19:07
The things they carried
They carried P-38 can openers and heat tabs, watches and dog tags, insect repellent, gum, cigarettes, Zippo lighters, salt tablets, compress bandages, ponchos, Kool-Aid, two or three canteens of water, iodine tablets, sterno, LRRP- rations, and C-rations stuffed in socks. They carried standard fatigues, jungle boots, bush hats, flak jackets and steel pots.

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jlii 21.11.2003 18:50
Kennedy’s Legacy
Least we loose sight of the most obvious fact.

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Martha Clayton 21.11.2003 15:48
Ruling on gay marriage a reminder of the discrimination toward all.
The recent decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court is not just a gay rights issue. The issue affects all non-white and female citizens in the United States as well. The language that is being chosen by people who oppose gay marriage makes it clear that the oppression they seek to impose goes much deeper, targeting everyone who is not part of the white, male, heterosexual population.

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Ramesh Ponnuru 21.11.2003 13:23
No 'Right' side to the Medicare bill?
Steve Moore, president of the Club for the Growth, and his group oppose the Medicare bill: "Our members just hate this bill. They really do. . . . We can't in good conscience support the largest entitlement expansion in decades."

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William Hughes 21.11.2003 11:20
Is Rosenthal Putting a Contract Out on Iran?
As early as Aug. 6, 1999, "NY Times," Abe Rosenthal, an influential voice within the Israel First Brigade, was demanding a U.S.-led attack on Iraq. He also championed the economic sanctions against that beleaguered nation, totally oblivious to the widespread suffering they were causing (Casi.org.uk). He insisted that Saddam Hussein had WMD and that within a year Iraq could become "a nuclear power." Query: Is Rosenthal now putting a contract out on Iran?

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Biker Mama 20.11.2003 21:46
Bike Question
Just wondering of there are any bike maintenance classes going on in PDX?

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clamydia 20.11.2003 19:56
Contemplating "Violencia Política" YA BASTA! ARRRRR!!!!
There has been a revival in the whole pros and cons debate of political violence with the announcement of Craig Whatshisface's new book "Some Guy Wrote a Book About Political Violence" (actually, I might be wrong about the name of the author and the book, so please feel free to correct me...). Here are my thoughts.

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Dan Roberts 20.11.2003 17:25
The SHORTWAVE REPORT 11/21/03 ¡Listen Globally!
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.2MB) and quick download (3.2MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Spain, China, and Cuba.

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calculating 20.11.2003 16:59
FTAA overview
quasi democratic officials The FTAA protests in miami are a good example of why ALL Americans (North, Central, & South) should recognize what they are up against - An autocratically imposed mechanism( to accelerate transfer of wealth from many to a few) that has been designed by a few unresponsive, unelected people; a mechanism that will be enforced and protected with violent force by existing quasi-legitamite government entities, while those same government entities will lie about the mechanism as freely as they lie to silence opposition.

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Marc Shapiro, Health Care For All - Oregon 20.11.2003 16:11
Opposing the Medicare prescription drug bill
Letter to AARP (American Association of Retired People) re their endorsement of the Medicare prescription drug bill currently in Congress.

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... 20.11.2003 15:59
Alternate Universe
tomburka.com

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Lynn Porter 20.11.2003 15:58
Poor women have a right to have children
I sent the following letter to the Eugene Register-Guard in response to another letter.

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BA 20.11.2003 15:57
WTF? Michael Jackson STILL Top Story on Corporate News
This isn't news, really, just a rant.

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mcj 20.11.2003 09:40
Who are those guys?
First Enron/PGE, now the Texas Pacific Group

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David Jagernauth 20.11.2003 08:54
One more step toward universal suffrage
There was a time in America when only rich white men were allowed to vote. But as history progressed, so did we. Today, every able adult citizen enjoys this most fundamental democratic right with one notable exception: convicted felons. Were it not for felon disenfranchisement laws, the composition of Congress would tilt dramatically toward the left.

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Christian Link 20.11.2003 05:38
The Transparency of Nature for the Mystery of Creation
"Who would deny that nature is transparent to a mystery eluding us, that it points beyond itself to something that isn't nature and yet appears in every part of nature?.. If nature is degraded to a mere sphere of objects, its transparency is lost.. Because we are blind for creation's glory and accept the world as a brutum factum, the earth comes to nothing under our functional instrumental reason." translated from German

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scotbot 20.11.2003 04:49
today's turkish terror attacks: the clash of civilisations
symbology of today's turkish terror attacks. is there more to them than first meets the eyes?

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^@^() 20.11.2003 01:44
Thought Kontrol in US Universities
we dont like what you have to say and we're gonna shut you up! fuck the constitution! we threw that out on election night!

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NewsMax.com 19.11.2003 21:53
Congressmen of 'Integrity' refuse to penalize Mutual Fund abusers
Only 2 members of the House of Representative rejected legislation that would impose penalties against fund trading abuses. Who were these industry insiders? Reps. Ron Paul (R-TX) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ), key members of the Republican Liberty Caucus.

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Hedvall 19.11.2003 16:16
Open Mind on abortion
Can we have an open mind on abortion and possibly change our minds on this issue?

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dissapointed 19.11.2003 16:05
Come on "Little Beruit"
The Uk can get damn near 3,000 people out to protest Bush's arrival, and he's not even their president.

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John A. McCurdy 19.11.2003 13:40
Making a Case for 9/11 Skepticism
Making a Case for 9/11 Skepticism

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Oregonians for Health Security 18.11.2003 23:52
Stop the sham Medicare prescription bill
Medicare prescription drug bill is bad medicine. Tell your senators to vote no.

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James J. Zogby 18.11.2003 22:48
The disconnect between the US and the Arab World
Critical initiatives like the recently negotiated Israeli-Palestinian Geneva Accords and what is called the Aylon-Nusseibeh agreement should also be pushed more aggressively, since they build on the pre-Sharon peace efforts and have the ability to refute the myth that "peace is impossible".

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William Stone, III 18.11.2003 22:35
Free State Problems
The reason that today's Federal Government is viewed with such hatred by the average individual isn't because it constantly violates the Constitution but because it alternately attempts to force the values of the East and West Coast cultures on everyone.

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Mark Steyn 18.11.2003 19:20
If It's Pepsi Or Death For London's Circus-Goers, Let Them Choose Death
If It's Pepsi Or Death For London's Circus-Goers, Let Them Choose Death...... At least for the Iraqis.

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Bruce C. Lupfer 18.11.2003 16:36
UDHR 31st Article/ 28th Bill of Rights Suggestion
Counter Oregon State Senator Mennis(sp)
Universal Declaration of Human Rights, anti-corruption, anti-cultic, referendum, new people's branch of government. In spirit of green party facilitation/process, change, add, delete to improve.

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revolve 18.11.2003 12:24
The Nuremburg Principles help us deal with Facisms: Both National and Corporate
These are the Nuremburg Principles. Read 'em. They were originally designed to deal with the situation when corporate systems take over government and turn it into a fascism. This means that they apply to Multinational Corporations as well as the current situation in the USA.

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unkown 18.11.2003 11:23
And Juno.com states no one uses this IP address!
Untitled-1-1.gif This makes for an interesting conversation doesn't. Juno keeps making the statement about this IP address not being used: "64.136.29.235" which is this: "my-resetpw.lax.untd.com."

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Petros Evdokas / member of Cyprus IndyMedia 18.11.2003 02:36
"Shoot down all their helicopters!!"
<br><br><b><center> "Shoot down all their helicopters!!" </center></b>

I'll spit in the jackals' faces
I'll spit on their lists
I'll declare that we are the people of Iraq
We are the ancestral trees of this land.
- Saadi Youssef , an Iraqi poet.



Armed resistance to the US invasion and occupation of Iraq is expanding and entering a higher level of military and political significance.

An Iraqi witness to the most recent attack in which the resistance downed 2 helicopters and caused a large number of deaths to US forces, said to reporters "we will shoot down all their helicopters!!" Who can doubt that this reflects the mood of the people in all of occupied Iraq? In fact, most freedom- loving people all over the globe are speaking about these actions by the resistance in very respectful terms, even if the pacifist stranglehold on the Peace movement (mostly under the domination of the US branch of the movement), makes it embarassing to admit this openly.

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DJ Shadow 17.11.2003 21:56
More than 50 Portland activists heading to Miami to protest FTAA
Press Release sent out by a local union about the Oregon presence at FTAA protests.
There will be a reportback on Sunday, December 7, 7pm, at the 1st Unitarian Church--12th and Main

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George Bender 17.11.2003 16:45
Working Class - Organizing
Working class people need to organize to survive.

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AMERICA 17.11.2003 16:12
CALL THE FLUSH LIMBAUGH SHOW AND FLUSH THE WINDBAG
In light of Rush Limbaugh's admission that he has a drug addiction, please see how harshly Limbaugh has lambasted drug addicts in the past.
This unprecedented and astounding display of hypocrisy earns Limbaugh the first annual Bill Bennett Hypocrisy Award.

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Curious 17.11.2003 07:20
Why is suicide wrong??
Marcos 17.11.2003 02:22
NO TO THE FTAA!
poster Bush's new attempt to colonize Canada and Latin America must be stopped. November 17th, day of action!

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educating SUV drivers about oil 17.11.2003 00:27
responding to willful ignorance
When people are engaging in behavior that results in military oppression for the purpose of resource extraction (ex. US occupation of Iraq for oil), we need to educate people, so ignorance cannot be claimed..

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Tribal Member 16.11.2003 23:25
Cowlitz Idian Tribes name used to make campaign contributions to Bush!
Tribal Chairman and his son used the Official name on the Tribe to make Campaign contributions to the Bush/Cheney Campaign for 2004. Which further illustrates the tribes anti-enviornmental stance the tribe has from the leadership of the tribe.

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HIJACKERS STILL ALIVE 16.11.2003 14:19
MANY 9-11 "HIJACKERS" ARE STILL ALIVE.
The world's media has reported that many of the so-called hijackers "fingered" by the FBI are still alive. For example the BBC (British Broadcasting Cooperation) carried this report.....

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Craig Rosebraugh 16.11.2003 13:39
Contemplating Political Violence
Personal comment and more political theory

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wtc@csli.stanford.edu 16.11.2003 10:32
Why Bush Will Lose.
I commented to someone recently that the United States was "poised on
the edge of something". This person then called me a "dreamer" after I
expressed my belief that "something" might be "completely the opposite"
of the "fascism" he had offered as a possibility. This person may well have been right: later that same day, I bet a three-figure sum that President Bush will be defeated in the 2004 elections. It dawned on me later on that these opinions are in need of some explanation. I see no reason you should take me seriously. Beyond the fact that I've spent some time giving these matters a considerable degree of attention, there remain the question of how useful historically grounded speculation about the future really is, and the probability that I'm just rationalizing my natural optimism. You've been warned.

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Jurgen Mackert 16.11.2003 06:53
Global Capitalism: Three Converts to Anti-Globalization
"In the global age, radical criticism has become an esoteric function.. Individuals have long been degraded into mere market subjects.. Whoever only knows customers and not individuals ignors institutions and collective actors." In this essay translated from the German in "Merkur", the criticisms of George Soros, Joseph Stiglitz and John Gray are explored.

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