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Bush-Uribe Fail In anti-FARC Offensive
The tyranny response unit news responds to some questions from a reporter.
The Terri Shiavo case is not news.
To millions of Church going Christians, "Easter" is one of the chief annual religious holidays. We see during this time lots of bunnies and eggs, and new spring fashions that come around Easter time. . . .
Television adds shout out their bargains featuring chocolate bunnies eggs and hot cross buns every single year. Huge stadiums are filled with people that attend the "Easter sunrise Services." Like Christmas, did you ever stop to think where it all came from?
If my mother had felt the need to abort me when I was growing in her
womb, I would have been grateful to give her that wish.
With the U.S. threatening an invasion, and still occupying neighboring Iraq, which it invaded two years ago, is it any surprise Iraq is trying to buy all the high-tech arms it can, or that it is trying to get the bomb? What would any government do faced with such a threat? But is this good policy on America's part?
The People's War in Nepal is surging from one success to another. Since "King" Gyanendra's Feb. 1 decree of emergency rule, any claim to being the sovereign of the Nepalese people has been shown for the fantasy it is. The Maoists immediately launched a non-violent "siege" of Katmandu, called a bandh, that stopped all traffic throughout most of the country without even blockading the roads. The wildcard in Nepal's civil war has been the marginalized parliamentary parties centered in the capital city. Up until today, they have respected the legitimacy of the monarchy and refused to recognize facts on the ground, including the censorship of their press, and the killing and jailing of their leaders by the isolated monarchy. The Congress Party, UML and the other main "legal" parties have declared in a New Delhi meeting that "This will be our last fight with the king. There will be no more compromise." The parliamentary parties were banned during the coup, and with no where left to turn have accepted the Community Party of Nepal's main demand, the convening of a constituent assembly to decide the fate of the Hindu monarchy.
****What's going to happen as we start running out of cheap gas to guzzle?
**Even after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, America is still sleepwalking into the future. I call this coming time the Long Emergency.
**There has been no replacement whatsoever of oil already extracted from the fields of America or any other place.
**It will change everything about how we live.
**The widely touted "hydrogen economy" is a particularly cruel hoax.
** Virtually all "biomass" schemes for using plants to create liquid fuels cannot be scaled up to even a fraction of the level at which things are currently run.
** In March, the Department of Energy released a report that officially acknowledges for the first time that peak oil is for real and states plainly that "the world has never faced a problem like this. Without massive mitigation more than a decade before the fact, the problem will be pervasive and will not be temporary."
This is a response to a comment on a previous post: http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/03/314181.shtml
I already realized that, of course, but it became just so abundantly clear this morning when I listened to ABC Radio News.
Wage income is reported by third parties to the IRS; capital gains income is not reported. This is grossly unfair, and costly as well.
love from india!
that was caught prancing all about in Nazi clothes and into all of
those crazy rightwing silliness and a member of the Brotherhood of
the Strong. All this was reported widely some time back when it
all happened, and yet, as I recall he was somehow able to give 'em
a snowjob and kiss their asses enough that they gave him an unbe-
lievable promotion to Lieutenant, as I recall. He was also, as I
recall involved in some savage beatings of innocent citizens, and
the pepperspraying of the little babies. His name--all that I can recall anyway--was a KRUGER.
Is this the same guy? If not, related to each other...twins or
brothers, or cousins...if so, beware as mind sets run in families,
as do family pathology contribute to latent lunacy under stress!
Read this and comment back, as we'd like to know the scoop on this
guy for our database. Thanks!
Is the Portland Police Bureau selling vehicle collision information to corporations that do autobody work?!
the razing of the old Baloney Joe's
Short commentary and video link
er, remind me what israel really is for, once more?
Listening to the Clash at work tonight, I was amused and thought I would share.
Why We Are Upset (A View from South Thailand)
By Jamal Abimar
NARATHIWAT, March 23--(Al-Masakin) With all that is going on in the world these days in relation to terrorism and its suppression, and recent events in Saudi Arabia, Iraq,
and Afghanistan, smaller conflicts and cases of oppression and repression are overlooked or not reported in great detail.
And too many times, they are looked at as being just another case of dissatisfied or fanatical Muslims with interests in causing greater problems for governing authorities.
By Hamid Golpira Tehran Times Staff Writer Reprinted with Permission TEHRAN, March 13—(Tehran Times) Rumors are flying about Zionist agents operating in northern Iraq. So, what is really going on?
The Luddites' War on Industry
A story of machine smashing and spies
Annan(U.S.)Reveals Proposed Changes To U.N.
This review may be a bit belated but I didn't really figure out what was bugging me about the movie until yesterday. "Gunner Palace" bills itself as a neutral, objective, "no politics," documentary which lets the soldiers fighting the Iraq war speak for themselves.
The neo-cons are aware that Americans are un-informed (by corporate design) and domicile (courtesy of ESPN). Americans will not leave the couch and a good game on TV to stand out on the street to protest anything nowadays. So the onslaught continues. Congress is making haste at taking away rights that have been built up through decades of struggle.
Well, the first against the US invasion of Vietnam. Teach-Ins, often by other names, appear whenever and wherever humans seeking freedom realize they have been systematically lied to.
One key feature : after the experts share what they think they know, they step aside. The participants break apart into small groups of five to seven, to discuss and comment upon what they have heard, and to share their own experiences.
notes from india to my comrades in usa
i realize this message may be redundent... but they know how to sabotage email. better safe than sorry.
U.S. Creates New "Postwar Cleanup Office"
DON'T FORGET THE FORGOTTEN DUTIES OF ALL OF US WHO WANT TO WAKE UP FROM OUR OWN AMNESIA: Pull the plug on USA predatory corporations and those of their capitalist friends - especially France, UK and Italy. Drive them out of all regions. Defeat Imperialism with realism - A Clean Slate for Rebuilding the World.
Dump the Dirty Dollar (even people in the US can hold Euros or gold).
Of course there will never be a last word on this subject, but show THIS to your skeptical friends and relatives. It's a real eye-opener.
Bush's stump campaign to sell his divide-and-conquer plan for wrecking Social Security has been a failure. So now he's sent out his Treasury Secretary to try crying "wolf" in hopes of scaring retirees and workers about the security of the system. It's WMDs all over again.
QUESTION : I was just wondering if you could speak a little bit to how--while not throwing out democratic centralism or something like that--how do you have the party in the mix of all of these ideas? You went to China and you talked to these people around how China was opening up to the West and saying Marcos was a great leader and this, that and the other, and you were asking these people in the Chinese party and they didn't have the answers. And part of it is: did those people not have the answers, or did they have some questions on it, but they were more debating it internally and they couldn't talk to you about it? How can you have the mix of people being able to be in the midst of all the questions that are going on, intellectually--political questions, but also in the ideological realm--without breaking democratic centralism? How do you have people in the mix of that, being able to engage it and even in some ways go off in the wrong direction in order to eventually get to the right direction, but then not have that cause a splintering effect. You know?
Hawthorn Corp. responsible for elephants early death
The national Guards of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California and Montana were for the defence of the homeland (Cascadia) not for imperialist wars for corporate profit (oil and opium). Its time all Cascadians proclaim our support of the women and men who were sent to wage illegal wars! Show our support by demanding them home and eventually by bringing those in the American political and corporate ranks to war trials! But for now we need out sisters and brothers home!
what a troubling story this is, particularly in how those claiming for Terri's civil rights are being branded as "nuts." Gee, thanks corporate America. Civil rights claims get national media time calling people "nuts." And corporate media ignores how easy it is to poke a hole through the husband's conflict of interest story about "persistant vegetative state".
The husband is a conflict of interest story.
The wife is an example of how her husband has successfully squashed her own civil rights, so far.
More extensive comment below.
This top ten is ranked upon sequence of dependency as it would lead to greater ill and harm in the way of human rights, our environment, and the very existence of life as we know it.
Why are we Oregonians (Cascadians!) not standing up and screaming about the intervention of the imperial government into this case? Do you not know this is paving the way against Death with Dignity in Oregon?
My commentary on racism / coerced sex and link+source to UN's day of Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
Weekly cartoon from the Dirtworshiping Heathens Sketchbook...
The corporate media were too busy covering a demonstration by 30 fundamentalists trying to keep Shiavo from meeting her maker to bother cover ing the global and nationwide demonstrations against the U.S. Iraq War.
I've been meaning to post this for some time.
I actually believe it.
Terri Schiavo a Pawn in their Game
Liberal web sites with comments
Those who oppose the war in Iraq have a profound and inescapable responsibility, not only to fight for the immediate withdrawal of American forces from Iraq, but also to build a new and powerful political movement against the capitalist system that is ultimately responsible for militarism and war.
Why don't you just tear down the White House, it's just an old whore house anyway, and drill for oil there. I mean, the point, if you had one, isn't to actually find and mine oil in Alaska, it is merely to spend a few billion of the US taxpayer's dollars paying Halliburton to go there and set up its not-so-little shop of horrors.
p>Private Jeremiah Adler wrote home on his sixth day in Army boot camp:
Shortly after writing this, his unit was scheduled to ship out, and Jeremiah went AWOL (absent without leave).
Thoughts on public and private information sharing in the new millennium. Plus some cacophony.
"Simply stated, in 2004 the Green Party contracted, our local candidates fared poorly, and most of our remaining ballot lines were lost."
"The only meaningful question before GPUS right now is what do we plan to do."
sorry in advance- reds a little drunk tonite!
I heare plenty of talk aboput this drilling in the ANWR- alaska- shrub and his cronies think its great. lotz of folks upset about the environemt not me, I'm upset about the waste of our $$ that this is to be
Freedom and family - two things a lot of us take for granted, but are threatened far too easily.
This is how we are being sold out everyday and enslaved to corporate agenda!
Leaving snotty notes for dumpster owners is the best way to insure that they'll be locked up next time you want to go digging.
The Scheduled OHSU tram should be equiped with a view blocker. This would spare OHSU naighbors their backyard pravacy while allowing Tram passengers to enjoy the rest of the scenic view.
The following letter was written while we were in jail, as a letter to the editor of the local paper, the Grants Pass Daily Courier. We wanted to explain to the people outside, who only knew about the issues posed by the Biscuit timber sales from the coverage that had only recently begun flooding the local papers and television news, what we are doing out there.
An unexpected and courageous speech on efficiency, conservation, and population control by an ultra-conservative Member of Congress needs to be brought to the attention of all.
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