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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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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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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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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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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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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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As predicted… the “uppity” Haitians are to be suppressed Militarily

In the name of giving emergency aid to the people. A couple of quick predictions, the U.S. military will invite the other Foreign Nations providing aid to either bow to U.S. supremacy or leave Haiti. That would mean the people … Continue reading

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World Bank/IMF softening tone on 3rd World “debt”?

Maybe. At least in the case of Romania. One of those nations whose debt was incurred by former governments. Is it a response, directly, to the tragedy of Haiti? Or even partly. Since THE major reason one earthquake has destroyed … Continue reading

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The Caracas Commitment Si Se Puede

You might imagine the multinational corporate media would blackout the talk of a 5th Socialist International. They are most determined to censor the issues which the world’s leftist parties are resolved to address. Where Obama 2008 and Copenhagen 2009 project … Continue reading

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Top 10 secret armies of the CIA

Found this on the web, will try to retrace provenance, worth a read: The United States have a well known history of providing military support to countries in need. But from time to time, the US Government has provided secret … Continue reading

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Rock Creek Free Press available in COS

The Rock Creek Free Press is available online, but if you want it in print, the DC monthly is available in Colorado Springs at the Bookman, 3163 W. Colorado. The September issue features a speech given by legendary Australian journalist … Continue reading

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Who killed Neda Agha-Soltan?

The video footage is shocking. An attractive young woman watching the demonstrations in Tehran is struck by a sniper’s bullet and dies before several video cameras. The tragedy is projected unto Facebook and Youtube, with advocates hoping it will galvanize … Continue reading

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Cuba declines OAS offer of Trojan Horse

Over US objections, the Organization of American States (OAS, OEA) voted to invite Cuba back into the fold, from which it had been expelled in 1962 for hanging with Communists. Cuba’s reply? No thanks! Although Cuba’s acceptance by fellow nations … Continue reading

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Zionist Right Wing launches new effort to fire another Left university professor

University of California- Santa Barbara Sociology and Global Studies Professor, William Robinson, is under attack from the Jewish Anti-Defamation League for having spoken out against Israeli military atrocities in Gaza. Their position is quite simple and is that he should … Continue reading

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The Battle Line ahead

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Hugo Chavez has message for Obama

Hugo Chavez met Barack Obama at the Summit of the Americas, and presented this gift to the American president: “The Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent” by Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano. At the … Continue reading

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