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Thursday, 20 September 2007 02:36

Cindy Sheehan: David Cline: Friend of Peace, RIP

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by Cindy Sheehan

"We are not the first group to call for impeachment. We have decided to add our voice to the call. All the reasons given for the invasion have shown themselves to be half-truths or misleading. The conflict continues to drag on taking the lives of our soldiers and innocent Iraqis. It is clear that George Bush does not intend to change course in an effort to right this great wrong. He has had enough time in his second term to begin a shift and he has not. It is time to remove him from office." David Cline, then President of the VFP, March '05

The administration loves all private contractors
Because they define virility
And, more importantly, embody the goal of power
Without any responsibility.

Wednesday, 19 September 2007 15:40

Oil and Betrayal in Iraq, By George Lakoff

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by George Lakoff George Lakoff of the The Rockridge Institute examines what Alan Greenspan's admission that "the Iraq war is largely about oil" means for America's troops and for the people of Iraq:

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People for the American Way

Today, Senate Republicans blocked a vote on the restoration of habeas corpus for certain foreign nationals held at Guantanamo Bay and on American soil, allowing the President to continue asserting that he has the right to imprison those suspected of being "enemy combatants" indefinitely, without any means to challenge their detention. 

Wednesday, 19 September 2007 06:11

BuzzFlash Mailbag for September 19, 2007

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Subject: Police State America

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Chafee defection expected, though puzzling to some.  Would that they all become Patriotic Americans rather than Repuglican poodles!  It’s time to stand up for real American values, it’s time to relinquish party affiliation and become true American citizens!

Wednesday, 19 September 2007 01:02

Jim Ridout: George Bush Feigning Success in Iraq

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by Jim Ridout

There has been a lot of talk this past week regarding the feigning policy of George Bush and the report given by General Petreaus. It has rallied the right. Freedom March has begun to run ads that are pro-war, which I believe are a first. Sort of a record breaker for them, to prey upon the misery and loss of families who have lost loved ones to assure them theirs that have departed this earth will be followed by many others if they have their way.

Mortgage defaults continue to soar;
The only closure available is fore.

VERSE CASE SCENARIO

Tuesday, 18 September 2007 09:30

Cindy Sheehan: At What Price, Safety?

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by Cindy Sheehan

I am consistently amazed at things that right-wing nut jobs throw at me to justify their support of an unjustifiable war. Seriously, when you watch Generals, Ambassadors, Senators, Congressmen, and pundits who still cheerlead for a miserable, failed, and murderous policy, you can almost see the skepticism in their eyes, too. They know they are lying for their masters now, if they, like George and Dick, didn't always know they were lying.

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by Greg Palast

"[Palast] said you won the 2004 election - isn't that amazing?
There were multiple reports of disenfranchising of Black voters on the day of the election in 2004 in Florida and Ohio. ... How could you concede the election on the day?"

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