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‘revenge’ for WHAT?

Before my misguided stint in the Air Force ‘National Lampoon’ had a ‘revenge’ issue and on the cover showed a stereotyped Saudi being punched in the face. And the revenge was all about the Gulf kingdoms (and Mexico, and Cuba … Continue reading

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Double Standard Oil

So some political hacks in the U.S. Government have sounded the alarm that Russian investors have gained the largest block of shares in Citgo oil. So, why the whining? These are the same outfit who demanded for generations that Russians … Continue reading

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Hello…. Exxon loses lawsuit (in banker court) asking 1.4 billion from Venezuela

Like the massive oil company slapdown almost a century ago, in the 20s and 30s, in Mexico. They, like Exxon in Venezuela, went so far as attempted coups and sometimes completed assassinations, backed by U.S. Banks and Goverment entities, like … Continue reading

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Flynn Finally Flea-Flicked? Freakin’ Fantastic! but why Petraeus?

I guess the shadow President prefers loyalty to the Imperialist Agenda rather than loyalty to the American people, but that was predicted long ago anyway. Also performance and ability aren’t factors. Petraeus, you might remember, in 2007, was the subject … Continue reading

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Requiem In Pax Fidel

He survived so many assassination attempts by the U.S., who after all the evidence to the contrary keep insisting they don’t do assassinations. The fascist war-pigs couldn’t stop him from living a very full life. When the US Navy goes … Continue reading

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US Global War Of Terror destabilization operation opens the ball in Venezuela

To “open the ball” is a dance expression the US cavalry borrowed to describe the initiation of a military engagement. Against Native American prey this usually meant to wake the village by firing into the teepees. The US has long … Continue reading

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US government can’t get it’s puppet into power in Venezuela through fair elections, but is a coup try again in the making?

The US government and allies, despite pumping big money to its puppet candidate named Capriles, cannot seem to gather much more than the support of only about 1/3 of the Venezuelan electorate. The only campaign platform of D.C.’s man Capriles … Continue reading

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The road to victory in Venezuela! Comparing Chavez to Obama…

Here is a post electoral review of the Chavez campaign leading up to his reelection earlier this month in Venezuela: Venezuela, camino a la Victoria. Oct/2012 And now, a look at the sad campaign of Barack Obama here in the … Continue reading

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Capriles concedes defeat in Venezuela

Venezuela just held its presidential election and remains 60%- 40% divided politically in the sentiments of the people despite Hugo Chavez’s many accomplishments over the years. The reason for that is that 40% of the population still is greatly swayed … Continue reading

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Chavez has double-digit lead going into Venezuela’s election this Sunday

Yes, Hugo Chavez is still popular in Venezuela precisely because conditions have improved during his time in office. The US corporate media is calling it ‘a close race’ despite the polls mainly showing quite the contrary? Why? Because the pro … Continue reading

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Is the Venezuelan refinery fire an act of covert US government terrorism?

‘Henrique Capriles, the leading challenger to Mr. Chavez in the Oct. 7 election, said “It’s up the government to figure out what occurred.”‘ Precisely. …Venezuela Refinery Fire Grows… Capriles and his US government allied campaign is arguing that this suspicious … Continue reading

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Julian Assange and Bradley Manning put lie to Western pretense of freedom and rule of law

The UK wouldn’t extradite Pinochet, but they’re threatening to storm the Ecuadorian embassy in London to see that Wikileaks impresario Julian Assange is extradited to Sweden where a prosecutor wants to decide whether to charge him for sexual violations, more … Continue reading

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So-called ‘Human Rights Watch’ inserts itself against Hugo Chavez right in the middle of the Venezuelan election

Human Rights Watch doesn’t actually much watch out for human rights and defend them where they are really really under attack, because that would expose the Pentagon and Washington D.C. as being the world’s major violator of human rights world … Continue reading

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All Venezuelans have access to medical care while we in US don’t! Why is this?

‘The right to health care is guaranteed in the Venezuelan Constitution, which was written and ratified by the people in 1999. Through implementing a state-funded social program called Barrio Adentro, or inside the barrio, free comprehensive health care is available … Continue reading

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Dueling election rallies in Venezuela

The world corporate media claims that Hugo Chavez’s opponent for the October presidential election had hundreds of thousands of people rally for their candidate on Sunday. I even saw one report claim that it was a rally of 1,000,000 people … Continue reading

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My Lai every day

From Wikipedia: The My Lai Massacre (Vietnamese: th?m sát M? Lai [t????m ????t m?? l??j]; English pronunciation: /?mi??la?/ ( listen), also /?mi??le?, ?ma??la?/,[1] Vietnamese: [m??l??j]) was the mass murder of 347–504 unarmed citizens in South Vietnam on March 16, 1968, … Continue reading

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Christians versus Lyin-Heart medal

Starting with REAL Christian values, as preached by Christ.   Sojourners, whose mailing list led me here…(aside from me taking the long way home due to road work, thus stumbling on to Camp Casey) and other Christian groups, some of … Continue reading

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If you have to ask for whom the fat lady sings, it is not for Tahrir Square.

–And to really mix my malaprops, she sings for them that bought her. If there was one variable which got away from the underdogs of Egypt’s Jan25 Revolution, it was who would referee the endgame. While Hosni Mubarak’s stunning defiance … Continue reading

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2 AM, time to piss off the Navy.

So this is the USN “crackerjack” work uniform blouse, from behind. Notice the two stars on a broad field of blue. That’s, according to my brother the Sailor, symbolic. The stars stand for the two times the USN fought the … Continue reading

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Wikileaks reveals inventory of US possessions critical to corporations

To complain that a wikileaked list of off-US-soil “critical infrastructure and key resources” provides a checklist of targets for aspiring terrorists is to pretend that opponents of the US empire are as simple minded as American television viewers. The importance … Continue reading

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Costa Rica, Iraq and the TSA maybe not in that order

Although I did notice that I put their names in alphabetic order. Just a coincidence. TSA says “Big Brother is always right, STFU you silly peasants”, Costa Rica declares environmentalism “Terror Plot”, and the U.S. Military police are apparently running … Continue reading

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How to discuss the “mosque rule” at the Powwow… Suggestions?

The Powwow will be September 25 at Rock Ledge Ranch, “technically” according to the West Side Pioneer, local newsletter, a part of the Garden of the Gods. Which is a sacred site for American Indians. The same people who put … Continue reading

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Wikileaks spills “Afganistan War Logs” detail Task Force 373, US death squad

You thought death squads were only for banana republics? Meet covert US Task Force 373 which circulates in Afghanistan with a 2,058 name “Kill or Capture List” killing all witnesses, even policemen, who get in their way. The sudden transparency … Continue reading

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Panama Banana say that three times real fast…

But there was a strike against the Government run Banana Industry which unlike the traditional “Banana Republic” isn’t a government owned by the Banana Industry. Close enough though, they’re bought and Paid (on long credit terms) for by American Fat-Cats … Continue reading

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US to send 46 Navy ships to Costa Rica

That’s right, it was not Puerto Rico, but Costa Rica, whose congress approved the mobilization of 46 US Navy vessels in its harbors, including the billeting of 7,000 uniformed US Marines to conduct humanitarian and drug-war operations. Did permission come … Continue reading

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