Monthly Archives: June 2011

In the Belly of the Beast: 6/29/11: What is the Matter with Obama?

What is the Matter with Obama? I’ve gone through several stages in assessing Barak Obama. My initial shallow view was that he would be a new FDR, and that progressives could pressure him from the Left. that he was a … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/29/11: Justice for Bush and His Torturers

Justice for Bush and His Torturers from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Will there ever be justice for Bush and his torturers? Not unless you believe in a God-vengeance fantasy. INDEX (stories follow)   EVENTS Fierce Street Battles In Egypt As Families … Continue reading

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Palestine/Israel Apartheid News: 6/29/11: Irish flotilla ship will not sail to Gaza due to extensive sabotage

INDEX (stories follow) EVENTS Irish flotilla ship will not sail to Gaza due to extensive sabotage Israeli Army can’t provide me evidence of flotilla’s violent plans, story unravels from Max Blumenthal by Max Reactions to Gaza Flotilla 2 from ‘Just World News’ with Helena … Continue reading

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Justice for Bush and His Torturers

Justice for Bush and His Torturers from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Will there ever be justice for Bush and his torturers? Not unless you believe in a God-vengeance fantasy.

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Auntie, I simply Can’t Imagine It! Joining the Freedom Flotilla II To Gaza

  Auntie, I simply Can’t Imagine It! Joining the Freedom Flotilla II To Gaza   June 20, 2011 – No Comments by Blog Admin – Blog         Auntie, I Simply Can’t Imagine It!   Joining the Freedom Flotilla II To Gaza, Aboard … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/27/11: Beheading maids in Saudi Arabia

INDEX (stories follow) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Monday, June 27 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS Beheading maids in Saudi Arabia from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) Fear and repression in GCC countries … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 6/27/11: it takes a Democrat to destroy the New Deal (Social Security) or Medicare or “Welfare as we know it”

INDEX (full text of stories follow Democracy Now headlines) “POLITICS” Chris Hayes: The Republicans are waiting for Obama to pull the trigger on the social safety net from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Gaius Publius Obama won’t let middle class … Continue reading

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SYNDICATED COLUMN: Brave New Book

SYNDICATED COLUMN: Brave New Book from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Political Scientist Argues the U.S. is a Police State The United States is a police state. Not in danger of becoming one. Is. And it’s too late to restore democracy. That’s … Continue reading

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Palestine / Israel Apartheid News: 6/27/11: ‘Gaza, We Are Coming’: Despite pressure and threats of violence, flotilla will sail

‘Gaza, We Are Coming’: Despite pressure and threats of violence, flotilla will sail by THE FREE GAZA MOVEMENT on JUNE 27, 2011 Like 16Retweet 4     The Free Gaza Movement issued the following statement this morning: On Saturday, 25 June, the French boat, Dignity / … Continue reading

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More from Athens: “It’s unbelievable how inhumane and violent they are”

More from Athens: “It’s unbelievable how inhumane and violent they are” Posted by Medea – Mon, Jun 27, 2011 Gaza/Israel by Medea Benjamin Today we had a long meeting about whether or not we should do some visible protests against … Continue reading

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