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Egypt’s Revolution is now stalled by the control of the US government over the Egyptian military

Sure the Egyptian military jettisoned Mubarak under pressure to do so, but he was/ is dying anyway. What they did not jettison is their direct control over about 1/3 of the Egyptian economy. How did they get that huge a … Continue reading

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Are FBI raids on activists focused on UNAC strategies?

The UNAC is claiming that recent FBI raids on the offices of various antiwar organizations are linked to those which attended its July conference, an attempt to coordinate national antiwar activities. Even the title of the conference was never pinned … Continue reading

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Teabag solution to AfPak gun shortage

TeaBags, Militia, Minutemen… get off your “Patriot” arse and donate your rifles to the Army. Uncle Sam needs YOU(r rifles)! You silly bastards say you bought them, and keep buying more, for the “defense” of America, right? Against OTHER AMERICANS … Continue reading

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How to get on the terrorist watch list

Impersonate an astronaut? Criticize defense contractors? I have no idea. But at the airport, welcome to the tertiary security check delay, where they dust your hands for potential explosive residue. “Dust” in an antiquated term relating to the dust detectives … Continue reading

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Another Acquitted-in-advance Murder Charge against Xe

Afghanistan, May 5th The indictment alleges that at the time of the shootings, Cannon and Drotleff were Department of Defense contractors employed by Paravant LLC, which is a subsidiary of Xe (formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide). According to the indictment, … Continue reading

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Academy Boulevard sounds off

Unqualified success! Turnout was light -BUT- we sustained banners at all four corners of the intersection for the full duration of the event, so we received honks of encouraging from traffic flowing in every direction. Participants were able to come … Continue reading

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‘The Peace and Stability Industry’ goes to work ‘for’ Darfur

Yes, there is such a creature that calls itself ‘The Peace and Stability Industry‘. The ‘International Peace Operations Association’ considers themselves to be just that. And they’re for ‘Saving Darfur’. The money for the Justice and Peace Darfur benefit tomorrow … Continue reading

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Space Symposium protest 2006 part 2

Day 1: Monday On Monday we stood, nearly two dozen of us at the corner of Lake and Lake Circle, we sang our song to an Oscar Meyer melody, we held banners, we blew our whistles and we handed out … Continue reading

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