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December 19 the Billion People March

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Pearl Harbor wasn’t our first 9/11

Before Pearl Harbor, there was Remember the Maine (Spain’s sneak attack), before that Americans were admonished to never forget the Alamo (Mexico’s sneak attack). After Pearl Harbor, the sneak attack that conscripted US public opinion into WWII, there was the … Continue reading

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Just to clear the air about the Terrorist Tea Party…

The notion that you’ve sponsored so few actual armed attacks relative to your numbers isn’t exculpatory, doesn’t mean your TeaBag lunatics aren’t actually commanded or led or suggested to commit such acts… It just means you bozoes have some really … Continue reading

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Reapportionment: the Texas Miracle comes to Denver

So aside from moving polling places without advance notice, threatening college Kids with their parents being arrested if the vote, telling voters they need to re-register to be eligible to vote in a mail-in 2 days before the registration deadline … Continue reading

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English, language of self-enslavement

One of the best outcomes of having grown up in a Hispanic dominated culture, El Paso, Texas, having Hispanic and Mexican (from Mexico) friends and family, and speaking the language… is that I can spot and counter all the pure … Continue reading

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Oslo bomber was less Christian Jihadist than Dexter, Arrested Development

Another excerpt from Breivik’s dairy, covering the preliminary phases, backdated to 2002: Personal reflections and experiences during several preparation phases April/May 2002 I am the Norwegian delegate to the founding meeting in London, England and ordinated as the 8th Justiciar … Continue reading

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Are you there God? it’s me Anders. The impersonal diary of Oslo Bomber and Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik.

So there’s a Mexican vigilante drug ring declared itself a law-keeping fraternity of the Knights Templar, now the Oslo gunman/bomber claims accreditation. The “2083” manifesto which Anders Behring Breivik released through a carefully harvested email list includes a curious diary/progress … Continue reading

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Palestinian refuges denied Oslo camp

OSLO, NORWAY– Pro-Palestine demonstrators who marched on Thursday to demand political asylum found themselves surrounded the next morning and made to dismantle the tents they’d pitched beneath the statue of the subversive, now lauded, Henrik Wergeland.

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AFTENPOSTEN exclusive Wikileaks cache reveals US collaborators

Norway’s AFTENPOSTEN newspaper claims to have received the entire cache of Cablegate diplomatic cables. So far they’ve restricted themselves to releasing correspondence relating to US-Norwegian relations, revealing particular Norwegians doing America’s bidding, from those with “strong pro-US instincts, to another … Continue reading

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Muddy wellies across white canvas

Norway prides itself on its ubiquitous and egalitarian middle class, making of its opera house a celebration of folkstheatre –and it’s no empty boast– Oslo newspapers address eight pages to culture versus one to sport. But I think the architects … Continue reading

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What freedom means to me: not what it used to

As the next ships are mobilized to challenge the siege of Gaza, NYC supporters of Israel paraded a “True Freedom Flotilla” around the harbor. This point may already be moot, “Freedom” doesn’t mean what it used to. Operation Iraqi Freedom … Continue reading

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Robert Fisk and the language of power, danger words: Competing Narratives

Celebrated reporter -and verb- Robert Fisk had harsh words, “danger words” he called them, for host Al-Jazeera where he gave an address about the language of power which has infected newsman and reader alike. Beware your unambiguous acceptance of empty … Continue reading

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Billionaire bank robbers do not go to jail

I thought there was something odd with a headline about a recent break in a 2001 murder case: Arrest of inmate imminent. Probably it makes perfect sense to hasten with the arrest of someone already incarcerated. Meanwhile, Allan Stanford, suspected … Continue reading

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Middle East Media Research Institute (Poor MEMRI), yet another conduit for Israeli military disinformation campaigns

Middle East Media Research Institute or MEMRI as they call themselves, is another conduit for Israeli military disinformation campaings directed at the media. They are used a lot against antiZionist bloggers by the Israeli funded Internet Megaphone directed spammers, who … Continue reading

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Nonviolent vigils will be death of Gazans

GAZA PROTESTS PROLIFERATE! Demonstrators are occupying Israeli consulates, storming embassies, harassing pro-Israeli rallies, and spilling blood on Zionist memorials. Not that anything is working so far. Meanwhile, in non-stories for the press, the usual non-confrontational passivists are lighting candles in … Continue reading

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Weathermen for a Democratic Society

In 1969, the Radical Youth Movement (RYM) within Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) expelled the passive participants to reconfigure the SDS to Bring the War Home. At left, Bernardine Dohrn uninvites the Progressive Labor Party (PL) and the Worker … Continue reading

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“That small nations might be free”… and other Imperial Lies…

This is about, of course, the massive disconnect from reality shown by the “Nationalists” in the Bush Regime. The title comes from a song called “Foggy foggy dew” about the Easter Rebellion” and is a short representation of the British … Continue reading

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Can Russians do worse than US soldiers?

I’m listening right now to live alarmist coverage of Russia’s occupation of Georgia. Embeds are reporting to analysts about the panicked Georgians, about forced labor, and about marauding Russian soldiers committing atrocities. A cease fire has been signed, and though … Continue reading

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Will the Obama speech trump tribalism?

When Barack Obama wins the presidency is when we will know that his speech has confirmed a colorless society. In the meantime only the spin doctors are declaring an Obama ascendancy. But which Democratic candidate is likely to bring the most weight to bear against a white good-old-boy veteran? Continue reading

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Spook Steve Recca wants us to feel safe

Commander Steve Recca, of the new DoD endowed UCCS Center for Homeland Security, told his Shove Chapel audience last night that Homeland Security is about being safe. That means everything to him from keeping his daughter safe at school to … Continue reading

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Unknown soldier

My dad grew up in Norway under the occupation. He had a half-brother three years older about whom he was told nothing, who joined the Germans during the war and was killed at the Russian Front. My father wasn’t told … Continue reading

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Neocon regalia

For decades after the Second World War, German vets would get together in beer halls to remember the great days of the Third Reich. The Nazi cause may have become perverted, but its ideals were certainly grandiose: a Germany reborn … Continue reading

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The 911 Reichtag Fire

In 1933 someone set fire to the Reichstag, the historic German Parliament Building. Hitler seized on the occasion to incite in the German population a fear of terrorists and foreign agents, and trumped up his case for the preemptive invasion … Continue reading

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Fallujah had a precedence

The world has seen a Fallujah before. In Bosnia it was Srebrenica. There the town’s Muslem men and boys were herded into a soccer field and shot. Is this very different from what the Americans did? The Americans ordered the … Continue reading

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