Category Archives: US Violence

Freedom Rider: Defend Iran!

Freedom Rider: Defend Iran! Wed, 01/25/2012 – 02:04 — Margaret Kimberley oil and resource wars | Iran | Republicans | Democrats Printer-friendly version   by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley “Americans can expect to see a presidential address within the next … Continue reading

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Palestine in Oakland

Palestine in Oakland from Mondoweiss by Adam Horowitz   Woman in a wheelchair tries to escape the tear gas the Oakland Police Department launched upon the protesters. (Photo: Occupy Together) Last night police in Oakland, California cracked down on protesters in the Occupy Oakland … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks cables and the Iraq War

WikiLeaks cables and the Iraq War from Salon.com > Glenn Greenwald From a CNN report on why the Iraqi Government rejected the Obama administration’s conditions for keeping U.S. troops in Iraq beyond the 2011 deadline: U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and other top brass have … Continue reading

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A remaining realm of American excellence

A remaining realm of American excellence BY GLENN GREENWALD (updated below) When President Obama announced the killing of Osama bin Laden on the evening of May 1, he said something which I found so striking at the time and still do: “tonight, we are … Continue reading

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Video: The people vs the regime — “I am not moving”

Video: The people vs the regime — “I am not moving” from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Gaius Publius http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=http://www.americablog.com/2011/10/video-people-vs-regime-i-am-not-moving.html&layout=standard&show_faces=false&width=100&action=recommend&font=arial&colorscheme=light https://plusone.google.com/u/0/_/+1/fastbutton?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.americablog.com%2F2011%2F10%2Fvideo-people-vs-regime-i-am-not-moving.html&size=small&count=true&annotation=&hl=en-US&jsh=r%3Bgc%2F24479126-6666cb8c#id=I1_1318725554010&parent=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.americablog.com&rpctoken=696604759&_methods=onPlusOne%2C_ready%2C_close%2C_open%2C_resizeMe Reddit | Facebook | Digg | FARK A very powerful short film by Corey Ogilvie (h/t an email correspondent). Cairo comes to lower Manhattan via brilliant cross-cuts … Continue reading

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America’s real death panels

America’s real death panels from David Sirota By cutting food stamps and blocking smog regulations, Washington has a hand in killing thousands  TOPICS:HEALTH, BARACK OBAMA Remember the good ol’ days when Republicans were running around the country screaming that the Democrats’ proposal … Continue reading

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Palin was Right About those Government Death Panels

Palin was Right About those Government Death Panels from Informed Comment by Juan Well, the death panel has nothing to do with universal health care. But apparently it does exist, sited in the National Security Council. I discussed the assassination of Anwar al-`Awlaqi last Saturday, just … Continue reading

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More shocking video of NYPD brutality against peaceful young women protesters

More shocking video of NYPD brutality against peaceful young women protesters from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by John Aravosis (DC) MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks about the police brutality in evidence during the NYC crackdown on peaceful protesters at Wall Street. … Continue reading

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Al-Awlaki: Obama’s Murder

Al-Awlaki: Obama’s Murder from Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place by Richard Silverstein If Barack Obama is going to bring the act of targeted killing to its acme during his presidency and take all the political credit, as questionable as … Continue reading

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Anwar al-Awlaki’s extrajudicial murder

Anwar al-Awlaki’s extrajudicial murder by Michael Ratner 1 person liked this   This article originally appeared in The Guardian: Is this the world we want? Where the president of the United States can place an American citizen, or anyone else for that matter, living … Continue reading

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