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gk 04.10.2004 14:49
David Cobb's News Conference
Green Party candidate Cobb's conference

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g 04.10.2004 11:04
New posting from Riverbend
Iraqi blogger, Riverbend, has posted again ... good stuff

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Eurosquirrel 04.10.2004 10:05
Saint Adolf
Why not?

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Old Man River 03.10.2004 21:49
KOIN report on today's march
Local news grossly underestimates number of people at march...not surprising, but still discouraging.

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gk 03.10.2004 21:37
Bumblebees on bikes
Yellowjackets & bumblebees on bikes swarmed sidelines of march

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hee hee 03.10.2004 21:25
satire: Republicans worried Buchanan will split 2004 votes from Bush
pass this to Democrats that Hate Nader, flip the logic because 2000 was the same thing. It was a FOUR WAY race.

Why is there little coverage of how may 'votes stolen' from plantation owner Bush by right-wing splits that tossed states for Gore, and so much useless coverage of the Nader/Kerry or Nader/Gore dynamic that was really very unimportant for the 2000 outcome. I'll tell you: because it is important to maintain the TOTAL FICTION THAT THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY IS A LEFT PARTY and to maintain the TOTAL FICTION THAT THE VOTES DECIDED THE 2000 OUTCOME INSTEAD OF STATE-WIDE REPUBLICAN VOTE FRAUD IN FLORIDA AND A FEDERAL JUDICIAL COUP. And maintaining a TOTAL FICTION THAT THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY IS A LEFT PARTY is very difficult to do when there is a CHOICE ON THE LEFT. So choices on the left have to be crushed, because having a left choice exposes that the 'head candidate' DEMOCRATS ARE A RIGHTIST PARTY AS MUCH AS THE REPUBLICANS ARE.

That is why so much newsprint propoganda rehashing entirely already disproved stories about Nader stealing votes from Florida or Gore, etc., etc, is devoted to the topic.

So to switch the logic, here's a worrywart satire about the Republicans knashing their teeth at Buchanan. If anything, it shows that there is a hugely different dynamic here. Why does the Democrat hate Nader or any third party SO MUCH MORE than Republicans hate third parties? I think I explained that above.

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Rubber 03.10.2004 16:32
Mounting Evidence of the 'Abu Musab al-Zarqawi' Fiction
Zarqawi, though reported dead and with one leg amputated, has been blamed for everything from a complex, allegedly foiled attack on the Jordanian intelligence headquarters, to hopping all around Fallujah, cutting people's heads off.

The US has used his legend to justify bombing and slaughtering many innocent civillians. Now it appears, as many have suspected here on Indy, that he may simply be a fiction which the US is perpetuating in order to justify further war crimes.

The below article is from The Age.

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Fred Pohlmann 03.10.2004 12:37
Undecided? Apathetic?
Undecided? Apathetic? Make your registration your best statement.

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Dingo the clown 03.10.2004 10:25
nature; it's not just a good idea, it's the law!
The planet is fixing itself and people keep blaming God and not themselves.

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CatWoman 03.10.2004 09:07
Children in War: Giving Candy to Babies
A few days ago, 35 children died in Iraq. Think about that for a moment. What a horrific thing. I almost can't absorb it. Maybe it's time to re-think what it means to use children as propaganda in wartime.

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drifter 02.10.2004 23:55
U.S. cybersecurity chief abruptly resigns
WASHINGTON — The government's cybersecurity chief has abruptly resigned after one year with the Department of Homeland Security, confiding to industry colleagues his frustration over what he considers a lack of attention paid to computer security issues within the agency.

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That guy. 02.10.2004 13:08
OMG!
Election time and shit is goin' on?

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anon 02.10.2004 13:00
Why such figures?
Today's news speaks of some 100 folks in Samarra with only 1 US soldier dead. Now allowing that some of those 100 were civilians, how is it that the US manages such a high rate of success?

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world news 02.10.2004 12:56
Activist Holds anti-nader Hunger strike
another 1960's geezer turns dem shill.

jerry rubin is a joke. fuck him.

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Hal E. Burton 02.10.2004 11:58
Michael Parenti's "Super Patriotism" Reviewed
A brief review of Michael Parenti's new book and information which I believe is correct regarding his appearance in Portland on Wednesday, October 6th.

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Jack Grimes 02.10.2004 09:09
Bush Is A Threat
The threat of the creeping tyranny of President George Bush.

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dr spock 02.10.2004 07:27
Bush was Wired in Debate
there was something very curious about his speaking style: the unnatural way he would be at a loss for words, pause a couple of seconds looking down at his lectern--as if listening--and then looking up, deliver a full sentence as if it had just come to him out of the blue. This occured several times during the "debate."

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supporter of secession 02.10.2004 07:25
Secessionist movements and ideas--Cascadia
i found this on wikipedia.org and thought it might be a good thing to discuss here and really pick apart.

secession from these governments is a lofty goal, that I support, but it also seems that this proposed "republic" is just a carbon copy of what the us was supposed to be, not what we are looking for exactly.


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Mark Drolette 02.10.2004 04:02
Bush Beats Brutal Competition to Become Al-Qaida’s “Man of the Year”
Isn't it funny how the guy who talks the most about defeating terrorists has done the absolute worst job of doing it? Well, no, it's not, and what's even more so not funny is that, if the U.S. gets hit again before the election, it would probably condemn us to another four years of the same bad routine. For more details, read on.

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Drifter 01.10.2004 17:19
Worst CHILD abuse I've ever seen!
While I was doing some shopping in Longview, Washington yesterday, I saw a young mother with a child on her back carrying a sign stating: Vote for Bush!

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Dingo Dizmal 01.10.2004 16:56
profanity revamp (strong language)
censorship, TV, nipples and other things we have to deal with while the christian right calls the shots

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Amadeus 01.10.2004 14:24
CNN's "Undecided" Voter Turns Out To Be A GOP Operative
Edward Martos, GOP Operative CNN gets duped by Edward Martos. They thought he was an "undecided" voter, but he turned out to be a GOP operative.

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George Soros 01.10.2004 13:16
Why We Must Not Re-elect President Bush
Prepared text of speech delivered at the National Press Club, Washington, DC, September 28, 2004

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MSNBC / Businessweek 01.10.2004 12:38
Republicrat vs. Democan
Republicrat vs. Democan
Get past the bluster and bile, and the two products of privilege who each want to be the next President aren't all that different. How sad
By Ciro Scotti

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StevetheGreen 01.10.2004 09:42
A review of the Medea Benjamin, Daniel Ellsburg, Normon Solomon lecture
The Portland Alliance hosted what appeared to be a great set of speakers, but
as usual, the "lesser of two evils" logic and the everpresent "Anybody but Bush" mantra was the centerpiece of the points being driven home.

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Miranda Kaye and Julia Tolmie, researchers 01.10.2004 09:04
Fathers' Rights Groups in Australia and their Engagement with Issues in Family Law
An analysis of the father's rights groups' influence in Australia.

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WHY? 01.10.2004 08:47
Mt. St. Helens equals increased CHEMTRAILS
Portland has always been beset with CHEMTRAILS...but

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A Green for honesty 01.10.2004 07:22
More deceptions from Ralph Nader
I got an email from Ralph's campaign discussing the debates. Below is paragraph from the letter and yet another misleading comment from the Nader / Camejo campaign.

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Amadeus 01.10.2004 01:14
Faces Of George W. Bush
George W. Bush made many different faces in last nights debate. I thought for a second I was the only one that noticed them, but even GOP operatives could not deny that Bush needed to tame his simian expressions.

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LaRouchite Boston Bureau 01.10.2004 01:05
LaRouche Youth Expose Naderites as Fascists
A Sept. 21 meeting of the Nader-Camejo Presidential campaign at Northeastern University in Boston, was the scene of a confrontation which exposed the Naderites as the fascist "beast-men" they are. Under questioning from representatives of the LaRouche Youth Movement (LYM), Vice Presidential candidate Peter Camejo, a Wall Street speculator and veteran of the Socialist Workers Party, started raving, and ordered his goons to physically attack and drag out LYM member Nick Walsh, scratching, kicking, and nearly strangling him in the process.

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Lyndon LaRouche 01.10.2004 01:03
'The Number One Issue in the Presidential Debates Is George W. Bush's Mental Illness'
With just two days to go before the first of three Presidential debates between President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry, Lyndon LaRouche, the former candidate for the 2004 Democratic Party Presidential nomination, issued the following statement on Sept. 27 through the LaRouche Political Action Committee.

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North Portlander 30.09.2004 21:45
A Few Thoughts on the Debate
Yup, hear "nucular" several times this evening from guess who. And although Kerry used the term "Proliferation" Bush never tried to repeat it. When he said he agreed that it was the greatest threat to the country, he used the term "weapons of mass destruction in the hands of terrorists" in order - I would guess - to avoid trying to pronounce it.

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Richard Mellor 30.09.2004 16:24
Starving Amid Plenty
Society is awash with cash adn workers are expected to take cuts and be thankful

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Wywoody 30.09.2004 13:18
New Wu ad, still Woeful
After gaining national attention for his first TV ad for its' sheer goofiness, David Wu has thrown together another. He stands in Washington Park with downtown Portland as his backdrop. The problem is, it's a foggy morning and downtown Portland looks like LA in the '70s. Unless you're trying to say Bush is dirtying the air, David, get another backdrop. There are probably dozens of better backdrops within blocks of where he is standing.

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fenced in 30.09.2004 12:26
Free Speech Zones At Mt. Hood CC
Mt. Hood CC has a freespeech zone on campus

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gk 30.09.2004 09:15
Debate: Crashing the Parties
Alternative presidential candidates will be featured tonight on PBS, 9 p.m.

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Imcista 30.09.2004 00:50
SoCal Grocery Worker Strike History & Analysis
As grocery workers in northern California prepare to enter their contract negotiations, the sf bay area indymedia labor page offers a critical look at the UFCW strategy and workers' experiences during the southern California grocery worker strike and lockout.

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taken from PBS web site 29.09.2004 10:38
"PARTY CRASHERS" on tonight on PBS TV (plus essay)
this is on TONIGHT !! on PBS

link :  http://www.pbs.org/elections/essays.html

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the Onion 29.09.2004 10:32
Documents Reveal Gaps In Bush's Service As President
Without a doubt, Bush has been AWOL much of his term

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Paul Franklin 29.09.2004 08:59
What's up with Camejo's lies?
Paul Franklin is an activist from Santa Cruz and wrote this letter to a Green Party list. He considers the letter public domain so I'm reposting it here.

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IMPEACH BUSH NOW! 29.09.2004 03:22
In Defense of Bill Bradbury
The Oregon Supreme Court's decision in support of Bradbury's denial of ballot access to Nader voters is eerily similar to another decision in U.S. history.

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Anonymous PDX Queer Boy 29.09.2004 01:53
i am so grateful for the women in my life
i don't often see stuff this personal on indymedia, but i feel like it belongs here. "The personal is political", as they say, and the subject -- how women and men are different when it comes to emotional issues, is one that needs tons of attention if we're going to build a better world with healthier communities together. This is not an intellectual treastise or a call-to-arms; it is a personal reflection of my own experiences, of my own reality. i don't want to start an argument, and i'm not saying women=good, men=bad. i'm writing it to say thank you to the women i know, and to suggest that those of us who are men got a lot to learn from them.

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Louis Lingg 29.09.2004 00:52
Recall Secretary of State Bill Bradbury!
This man's actions against Ralph Nader's ballot campaign, as described in gory detail by Dan Meek recently on Counterpunch, demonstrate a profound contempt for democratic values, regardless of the political motivations that inspired them. Bradbury should be recalled, NOW!

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SnowBird 28.09.2004 23:08
Self help Evictions, Commonly practiced in Southwestern Washington
What is Self help eviction? When a RV Park manager conspires with others to remove your RV from the Park without first going through the Courts to get a legal eviction notice.

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the poor 28.09.2004 19:32
destroy your own damn money
Den Mark, Vancouver 28.09.2004 16:22
Talking To City Council
Something anyone can do: talk to city council (in my case, Vancouver)

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Stephen DeVoy 28.09.2004 15:47
On Law and Ethics
In modern society there exist two primary spheres laying claim to the regulation of human behavior: law and ethics. In terms of power of individual decisions, the last few centuries have seen a rise in law and a fall in ethics. Insofar as secular society is concerned, this may seem to be a sign of progress as most ethical systems have been traditionally based on the supernatural (e.g. religion). However, there is a price we pay for putting law over ethics. Moreover, since ethics need not base itself on religion (indeed, it is arguable that ethics should not base itself on religion) any gains perceived visa vi secularism in this rise of law of ethics are illusionary.

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Repost: by By DAN MEEK 28.09.2004 14:36
The Unwritten Rules of the Duopoly
From CounterPunch

How Democrats Kicked Nader Off the Oregon Ballot

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Amanda Fournier 28.09.2004 12:49
PDX Protests - Q&A with Noam Chomsky
During the height of the Anti-War Protests in PDX, I wrote a letter to Noam Chomsky asking for his opinion on the dilemmas we had been facing locally. The following article is comprised of these letters, beginning with my own so that his appears in context.

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Indigenous Person 28.09.2004 07:24
I've been thinking about this for some time now?
What I have been thinking about lately is the fact that those in the repiglican nazi party who refer to themselves as born again Christians and whom wontedly want to cause harm to anyone and everyone who might not think along the same lines; mainly that there might be not be a god almighty?

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Annonymiser 28.09.2004 01:31
Drug addicts and RV Parks in Southwestern Washington Updated!
Another wee went by and wouldn't you know it, more noise coming from these drug addicted punks!

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Cheney Watch 27.09.2004 15:43
David Wu's Bungee Jumping Ad
Interesting how quickly Goli Ameri's Republican thugs jumped on it.

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Daniel Borgström 27.09.2004 15:35
Support the Troops; Jail a Veteran
The "trial" of Rosemarie Jackowski, a 67-year-old U.S. Air Force veteran and antiwar activist in Vermont

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Payback is a bitch. 27.09.2004 15:08
Protest Warriors: The American Stasi
The Protest Warriors sound a lot like an American version of the Stasi snitches of East Germany...

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Shantu Shah, Candidate for Director, Washington County PUD 27.09.2004 14:37
Did PGE Shareholders violate Oregon election laws?
PGE shareholders have violated Oregon election laws by paying for and mailing poltical campaign pamphlets against Washington County Public Utility Measures 34-95, 34-96, and the candidates for the Directors for the PUD, using addresses obtained illegally from Oregon Election office, use restricted to candidates and poltical organizations.

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Come Clean 27.09.2004 11:47
Lars K Larson Living Washington
Attempting to make policy while not living in Oregon

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Joe 27.09.2004 11:04
What is Freedom
One of the profoundest explanations of freedom does not contain the word "freedom."

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Richard Mellor 26.09.2004 13:52
The AFL-CIO Leadership is Responsible for the Successful Attacks on Working People
With no serious alternative to Schwarzenegger, and with their support of the Team Concept, California's labor leaders have nothing to say to their members as usual.

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validate this end 26.09.2004 12:39
Calendula Closes
Just received an email from the Calendula maling list: "Owing to financial difficulties, Calendula Cafe has closed. We wish to sincerely thank all of our customers for providing us with exceptional support."

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The Oregonian 26.09.2004 10:32
Oregonian Throws Its Support Behind Francesconi
Yep, the editorial was in this morning's paper.

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