Monthly Archives: October 2007

The "American Value System" Is a Myth

Respected Marine Lawyer Alleges Military InjusticesDaniel Zwerdling, NPR All Things Considered, October 30, 2007 · By all accounts, Colby Vokey is a model officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, at one point helping command an artillery unit in Kuwait during … finish reading The "American Value System" Is a Myth

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Dedication of Arlington Southwest, Alpine, TX

Public Invited to the Dedication of Arlington Southwest Big Bend Veterans for Peace invite the public to the dedication of their chapter’s memorial, Arlington Southwest, fashioned after Arlington National Cemetery. The dedication ceremony, including only a reading of the names … finish reading Dedication of Arlington Southwest, Alpine, TX

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One Flew Over ….

Kucinich Questions Bush’s Mental HealthOct 30 03:36 PM US/Eastern PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich questioned President Bush’s mental health in light of comments he made about a nuclear Iran precipitating World War III. “I seriously believe we … finish reading One Flew Over ….

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Shifting US Attitude Toward Transportation – R. Baker

It looks like Americans are getting smarter about what is actually affordable. But this isn’t the last word. Lets look at the broader economic context that is likely to push public opinion even further in the same direction. Soaring oil … finish reading Shifting US Attitude Toward Transportation – R. Baker

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Breaking Third World Debt Slavery

The Bank of the South: An Alternative to IMF and World Bank Dominanceby Stephen Lendman, October 30, 2007 In July, 2004, the IMF and World Bank commemorated the 60th anniversary of their founding at Bretton Woods, NH to provide a … finish reading Breaking Third World Debt Slavery

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Surrendering Everything

Deliberate HypocrisyBy Ghali Hassan, Oct 30, 2007, 09:33 While in Moscow in October 2007, U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice still had the time to preach U.S. “democracy” and “human rights”. Meanwhile in Iraq, daily indiscriminate bombing raids by U.S. … finish reading Surrendering Everything

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Vive la France !!

Rumsfeld Flees France, Fearing ArrestIPS News, October 30, 2007 Former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld fled France today fearing arrest over charges of “ordering and authorizing” torture of detainees at both the American-run Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq and the … finish reading Vive la France !!

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Once You Give Immunity, You Can’t Take It Away

US grants Blackwater immunityTue, 30 Oct 2007 03:12:43 The US State Department promises Blackwater bodyguards immunity in its investigation into the massacre of Iraqi civilians by the firm. “Once you give immunity, you can’t take it away,” a senior law … finish reading Once You Give Immunity, You Can’t Take It Away

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US Government – Ignoring the Facts, Again

U.S. Military Ignored Evidence of Iraqi-Made EFPsAnalysis by Gareth Porter* WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (IPS) – When the U.S. military command accused the Iranian Quds Force last January of providing the armour-piercing EFPs (explosively formed penetrators) that were killing U.S. troops, … finish reading US Government – Ignoring the Facts, Again

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Another Reason to Reject Capitalism

Capitalism and its proponents don’t give a damn about your health; they are only interested in making a profit from you. Breast Cancer Sellsby Lucinda MarshallOctober 29, 2007, Alternet October means falling leaves, ghosts and goblins, and pink, lots of … finish reading Another Reason to Reject Capitalism

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Junior’s ATM Model of American Government

Outsourcing Governmentby Naomi KleinOctober 28, 2007, Los Angeles Times We didn’t want to get stuck with a lemon. That’s what Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said to a House committee last month. He was referring to the “virtual fence” planned … finish reading Junior’s ATM Model of American Government

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Sidelining the American Public

The Bureaucracy, the March, and the War: American DisengagementBy Tom Engelhardt As I was heading out into a dark, drippingly wet, appropriately dispiriting New York City day, on my way to the “Fall Out Against the War” march — one … finish reading Sidelining the American Public

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