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My Home Pages all once were on
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After New Links Come Along - Old Links move to Home pages
This 6th Page was started on January 13 2010
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Gagged for 6 Years, Nick Merrill Speaks Out on Landmark Court Struggle Against FBI’s National Security Letters For six years, the FBI has barred a New York man from revealing that the agency had ordered him to hand over personal information about clients of his internet start-up. Finally allowed to speak, Nick Merrill joins us in his first broadcast interview to talk about how he challenged the FBI’s use of national security letters. We also speak with Connecticut librarian George Christian. He and three other librarians also sued the US government after receiving a national security letter demanding information about library patrons.

Librarians Rise Up
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Growing

In His Own Words
Listen to Leonard Peltier - wav file
1988 Phone call from Leavenworth Penitentiary
 
Trail of Tears - Leonard Peltier
 

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Joe Anybodys (* new) Police Page

THE POLICE
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LONE VET ARRESTED FOR CROSSINGS DRIVEWAY ON 3.29.2009

8.1.10
Ban Cluster Bombs - Travis Drums!
In solidarity with the National Convention to ban cluster bombs a drumming for awarness in honor of Travis Bradach was held in Portland Oregon at the Peace Memorial Park.
 
Announcement - Interview:
Travis Drums Interview with Lynn Bradach:
Travis Drums Lynn Bradach Speech:
Travis Drums - Music and Drumming;
Travis Drums - One Love:
         coming soon 

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Joe Anybody's
Funk The War
POTA - 2010 DC series
(youtube playlist)

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By Noam Chomsky

There is substantial evidence that the fear of domestic disruption has inhibited murderous plans. One documented case concerns Vietnam. The Joint Chiefs of Staff recognized the need that ’sufficient forces would still be available for civil disorder control.’

if they sent troops to Vietnam after the Tet Offensive, and Pentagon officials feared that escalation might lead to massive civil disobedience, in view of the large-scale popular opposition to the war, running the risk of ‘provoking a domestic crisis of unprecented proportions.’

A review of the internal documents released in the Pentagon Papers shows that considerations of cost were the sole factor inhibiting planners, a fact that should be noted by citizens concerned to restrain the violence of the state.

In such cases as these, and many others, popular demonstrations and civil disobedience may, under appropriate circumstances, encourage others to undertake a broader range of conventional action by extending the range of the thinkable, and where there is real popular understanding of the legitimacy of direct action to confront institutional violence, may serve as a catalyst to constructive organization and action that will pave the way to more fundamental change.

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This is a link to BP Oil website
 
 
BP Oil Leak
Underwater Cameras  
 

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Peace Of The Action (POTA )
Videos from Washington DC
July 4th weekend

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out of Portland Oregon is engaged

and covering the Venezuela

and Bolvarian Revolution.

They have a website link here:

 

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6.26.10
Protest outside the Town Hall meeting in Portland Oregon in regards to the meeting not being democratic

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6.19.10
March  "Against the Police State"
About 75-100 anarchists and supporters marched from the waterfront through downtown Portland.This was a protest march against the rise in Police killing and abuse in Portland Oregon.
 
Part 1
 
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The horse police interact(?) with kids on the sidewalk and FAIL to leave their business cards with a concerned citizen who had just asked for them their cards(?)
The (a) Federal Marshals from the courthouse come from inside to take a picture of me filming the horse police can be seen in the begining of the video. Then A Transit Police stops in the middle of the road. Then A Private Policeman walks by and stands on there steps with the other 2 Marshals. As the horse cops leave with out handing their business cards. Then, the Private Rent a Cop stares at me like he is a Texas Ranger with his shades on from the top step of the courthouse. So I start filming him for about 5 minutes solid. He gives me the "Texas stare down" after 5 minutes and some wordy exchanges he quits the stare down contest, and goes inside the courthouse.

(Fact) The one horse cop in this video who is named "Reister is the "same officer" who took my video camera in 2008
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHMnFD... ... since then I have taken the city to court and have cleared the air on citizens filming the police with out being hassled. (That Officer Reister was so confused about in 2008 is now corrected and clear)

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REAL NEWS
G20
 Anaylisis on the Police Abuse

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On May 25th 2010 I read for my podcast #10
The article which is titled

By Eva Golinger - (The Chavez Code)

The original article that was read for podcast 10 was found at this link:

http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/5384

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If you come to Venezuela with glistening eyes, expecting to see the revolution of a romantic and passionate novel, don’t be disappointed when the complexities of reality burst your bubble. While revolution does withhold a sense of romanticism, it’s also full of human error and the grit of everyday life in a society – a nation – undertaking the difficult and tumultuous process of total transformation.

Nothing is perfect here, in the country sitting on the world’s largest oil reserves. But everything is fascinating and intriguing, and the changes from past to present become more visible and tangible every day.

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Iraq
The Narcicyst  http://www.mtviggy.com/video/music-video-the-narcicyst-phatwa
Fame may change many, but Iraqi hip hop artist and Dubai native The Narcicyst, aka Yassin Alsalman, stays true to his beliefs. He raps about racial profiling, giving a candid but all-too-real example in his video for "Phatwa" (from his self-titled album) which films an airport interrogation of Yassin himself. As he tries in vain to explain himself to a government agent whose irrational logic has turned him against the rapper, Yassin sends the clear message that this type of stereotyping is unwarranted and he won't stand for it.

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In a live demonstration of globe-straddling communication technologies like Skype, this forum connects to citizen journalists and activists around the world, some of whom frequently test the limits of governmental authority. Moderator Ethan Zuckerman wonders if these new digital forms are fundamentally liberating, providing users access to public spaces they might otherwise be denied. He pursues this line of inquiry in a series of internet conversations with correspondents covering some of the world’s most ravaged or oppressed regions

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Ralph Nader Speaks in
Portland Oregon on May 8 2010
 
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"So long as progressives
are willing to settle
for the least worst alternative,
they will remain ignored
and excluded from power."
 
~by Ralph Nader
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3.20.10 - My Videos
This was filmed on The Washington Monument Lawn at "Camp Out Now" on the evening around 3.20.10
Camp Out Now ... was part of the "Peace of the Action" protest and gathering in DC.
A recount of the Gaza March and testimony about the international human rights caravan
that was determined to get into Gaza in Dec 2009.
 

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Former CIA Officials Admit To

Faking Bin Laden Video

 

Steve Watson
Prisonplanet.com


Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Former CIA Officials Admit To Faking Bin Laden Video 250510LadenTwo former CIA officials have admitted to creating a fake video in which intelligence officers dressed up as Osama Bin Laden and his cronies in an effort to defame the terrorist leader throughout the middle east.

The details are outlined in a Washington Post article by investigative reporter and former Army Intelligence case officer Jeff Stein.

Stein’s sources told him that during planning for the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the CIA’s Iraq Operations Group considered creating a fake video of Saddam Hussein engaged in sexual acts with a teenage boy, then flooding Iraq with copies of the tape.

That idea, along with faking Iraqi news bulletins, never came to fruition according to the former CIA officials, because agreement on the projects could not be reached between the Iraq Group and CIA’s Office of Technical Services.

However, the two sources reveal that the agency did previously concoct at least one fake Bin Laden video:

The agency actually did make a video purporting to show Osama bin Laden and his cronies sitting around a campfire swigging bottles of liquor and savoring their conquests with boys, one of the former CIA officers recalled, chuckling at the memory. The actors were drawn from “some of us darker-skinned employees,” he said.

The former officials told Stein that the project was taken over by the military after it ground to a halt:

The reality, the former officials said, was that the agency really didn’t have enough money and expertise to carry out the projects.

“The military took them over,” said one. “They had assets in psy-war down at Ft. Bragg,” at the army’s special warfare center.

This latest revelation bolsters evidence that the intelligence agencies, and perhaps more significantly, the military have been engaged in creating fake Bin Laden videos in the past.

As we have exhaustively documented, Intelcenter, the U.S. monitoring group that routinely releases Bin Laden video and audio, much of which have been proven to be either rehashed old footage or outright fakes, is an offshoot of IDEFENSE, a web security company that monitors intelligence from the middle east.

IDEFENSE is heavily populated by long serving ex military intelligence officials, such as senior military psy-op intelligence officer Jim Melnick, who served 16 years in the US army and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) in psychological operations. Melnick has also worked directly for former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.

Intelcenter notoriously released the “laughing hijackers” tape and claimed it was an Al-Qaeda video, despite the fact that the footage was obtained by a “security agency” at a 2000 Bin Laden speech.

IntelCenter was also caught adding its logo to a tape at the same time as Al-Qaeda’s so-called media arm As-Sahab added its logo, proving the two organizations were one and the same.

Could the CIA group of “dark skinned actors” have been behind the infamous December 2001 “Fat nosed” Bin Laden video, that was magically found in a house in Jalalabad after anti-Taliban forces moved in?

The tape featured a fat Osama laughing and joking about how he’d carried out 9/11. The video was also mistranslated in order to manipulate viewer opinion and featured “Bin Laden” praising two of the hijackers, only he got their names wrong. This Osama also used the wrong hand to write with and wore gold rings, a practice totally in opposition to the Muslim faith.

Despite the fact that the man in the video looks nothing like Bin Laden, the CIA stood by it and declared it to be the official “9/11 confession video”.

The latest revelations also shed light on another past Bin Laden release – a tape in which he ludicrously declared himself in league with Saddam Hussein in the weeks before the invasion of Iraq.

The notion that the CIA project was taken over and drastically improved by the Pentagon at some point after 2003 jives with the improvement in quality of Bin Laden videos in later years. Most notably the video that was released immediately ahead of the 2004 election, and it’s digitally manipulated duplicate from 2007, in which Bin Laden appeared to have a dyed beard.

For a run down of some of the most notoriously dubious Bin Laden videos see the following article.

New Bin Laden “Confession” Tape: Fake Like The Rest?

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Dark side of the electronic surge

LIKE laws and sausages, consumer electronics have joined the list of things best not to see being made. Behind our shiny iPhone or cutely-packaged Nintendo games console is a process that reeks of exploitation, drudgery and, as we can now see, despair.

The spate of suicides at Foxconn's plant in Shenzhen has provided an alarming education and raises a perfectly timed red flag over the US-China currency debate. China has been forced to acknowledge that the real story behind its growth figures is, in many cases, a degrading one.

There are three important practical lessons to be drawn from the deaths. The first is places like Foxconn must, sadly, exist if we want cheap electronics.

The punishing hours, the 350,000 employees squeezed into one vast complex, the pseudo-military discipline, the mind-numbing silence of the shop floor, these are all things that we can deplore, but which belong on the conscience of anyone who has ever made a call from a mobile phone, sent an e-mail or snapped a friend on a digital camera. Which is to say, all of us.

The glitzy myth of electronics has also been punctured: Foxconn exists because electronics manufacturing is no longer the work of artisan specialists. This company has done to technology what McDonald's did to lunch.

The second lesson is that Foxconn represents the China that Beijing would prefer the country not to be. From the outside, the country looks export-led - one of the main reasons that China's failure to allow its currency to rise against the dollar has drawn so much condemnation in Washington. The reality is rather different, and Foxconn usefully demonstrates why.

Take the 30-gigabyte iPod, one of the many Apple devices that depend on Foxconn. When it first went on sale in the US, it sold in the stores for $US299. It left the factory in China with a value of $150, but only $7.50 of that value was actually created in China. The remainder belonged to the other Asian countries (Japan, Taiwan) where the components were made.

According to analysis by CLSA Securities, globally, workers received $1.06 billion in earnings from iPod-related jobs, or about $25 per iPod sold. Chinese workers received only about 2 per cent of the global pay cheque, or 55c per unit sold. As it looks to its future, China desperately wants to be Apple, not Foxconn.

But the third and most critical lesson of Foxconn is that significant parts of the US rhetoric on China's currency policy are misguided. The Obama administration is under relentless domestic pressure to "do something" about the undervalued Chinese currency, the yuan, and to prod China into letting it rise. Attention has turned to the timing of Washington's decision to officially label China a "currency manipulator", a meaningless slur given that 50 countries around the world peg their currencies to the US dollar.

Beijing, knowing that its economy is primarily driven by domestic investment, is probably keen for the yuan to appreciate but will not allow itself to appear bullied into doing so. But Foxconn kicks away one of the main struts of those angrily demanding that Beijing allow the yuan to rise: many of those manufacturing jobs that China is supposedly stealing from the US are not jobs that Americans could countenance doing themselves.

An attempt to run a plant like Foxconn in the US would be disastrous and that is why the jobs were outsourced there in the first place. Even if the yuan rose by 40 per cent against the dollar, it is hard to imagine mass-market electronics assembly jobs moving back to the US.

The currency scuffle between Washington and Beijing is in a lull, but could flare-up again at any moment: When it does, America must look at Foxconn for a sense of how the trade world really works.

The Times

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/dark-side-of-the-electronic-surge/story-e6frg6ux-1225873209029

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7 Green Peace Activists are

Seized in Anti-Drilling Protest

Greenpeace activists painted and posted anti-drilling messages in big letters on the bridge of a ship that is scheduled to depart for Alaska to support drilling operations in July.
 
Greenpeace Greenpeace activists painted and posted anti-drilling messages in big letters on the bridge of a ship that is scheduled to depart for Alaska to support drilling operations in July.

Charges have been filed against seven members of Greenpeace who boarded an offshore drilling support ship in a Louisiana port and painted anti-drilling slogans in crude oil on the vessel’s side on Monday afternoon.

The ship is docked in Port Fourchon, La., an area affected by the BP oil spill in the gulf, and is to sail to the Arctic this summer to support Royal Dutch Shell’s company’s exploratory drilling plans there, Greenpeace said. Activists rappelled down the side and painted the phrase “Arctic Next?” on the vessel. They also lowered a sign saying “Salazar: Ban Arctic Drilling” before being seized by the port police.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar was visiting the area at the time and was the intended recipient of the message, a Greenpeace spokeswoman said.

Amid the furor over BP’s so-far unsuccessful effort to stanch the well blowout in the gulf, plans continue for Shell to drill offshore in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas. The company has been granted several permits and could begin drilling as early as this summer.

The activists were charged with unauthorized entry of “critical infrastructure” and of an inhabited dwelling, according to the Lafourche Parish sheriff’s department. Both counts carry a maximum penalty of six years in prison.

The activists were released on bail early Tuesday morning.

A Greenpeace representative argued that the charges were disproportionate. “It is outrageous that prosecutors would confront peaceful protesters with such a heavy hand while not a single BP executive has been charged for the devastation they have wrought on the Gulf of Mexico and the people and animals that depend on it,” Phil Radford, the group’s executive director, said in a statement.

In an e-mail message to a Dow Jones reporter late Monday, Shell confirmed that its ship had been targeted and said it was “disappointed” by the tactics used by Greenpeace.

A spokeswoman for the Lafourche Parish sheriff’s Office, Sgt. Lesley Hill Peters, suggested that the protesters could also face terrorism-related charges. The New Orleans Joint Terrorism Task Force “is looking into the matter,” she said.

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"Civilian casualties is not only a political problem ... I don't want civilian casualties, I take no pleasure in reading a report where there is a civilian casualty. That's not why I am president, that's not why I am commander in chief."    (5/13/10 Full Article link is here)

~Barack Obama, the US president, said on Wednesday after meeting Karzai. 

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Music: Hawks & Doves - Neil Young 1980
Ain't getting old, ain't getting younger though
Just getting used to the lay of the land
I ain't tongue-tied, just don't got nothin' to say
I'm proud to be livin' in the u.s.a.

Ready to go, willin' to stay and pay
U.s.a., u.s.a.
So my sweet love can dance another free day
U.s.a., u.s.a.

In history we painted pictures grim
The devil knows we might feel that way again
The big wind blows, so the tall grass bends
But for you don't push too hard my friend.

Ready to go, willin' to stay and pay
U.s.a., u.s.a.
So my sweet wife can dance another free day
U.s.a., u.s.a.

Got people here down on their knees and prayin'
Hawks and doves are circlin' in the rain
Got rock and roll, got country music playin'
If you hate us, you just don't know what you're sayin'.

Ready to go, willin' to stay and pay
U.s.a., u.s.a.
So my sweet love can dance another free day
U.s.a., u.s.a.

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5.1.10
MAY DAY - Portland Oregon
 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSb-VlhAe1A

May Day Speech On Police Station Steps

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWLYQvTQkC8

Part 6

MAY DAY 2010 part 6 after march music

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1sR5mphPJk

Part 5

MAY DAY 2010 part 5 after the march speech’s

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7n3wAbFa_90

Part 4

MAY DAY 2010 part 4 march ends

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wM339Z3gWmE

Part 3

MAY DAY 2010 part 3 Just Pay It

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdK0eenpjzY

Part 2

MAY DAY 2010 part 2 the march

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-xOvi5EbiU

Part 1

MAY DAY 2010 part 1 march starts in Portland

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7YcnsTxBK4

Police Watch MAY DAY 2010  

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=et-eWDbpjVk

Before The March May Day 2010

 

 

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Portland Oregon - Youth Anti Police Violence Rally

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Portland Oregon
Protests Police Using Violence

3.29.10

POLICE ANTI VIOLENCE PROTEST

Portland police are protested against due to

their escalation of deadly force and violence

on un armed citizens. This march lasted for over

5 hours and took place all over the downtown area.

STOP THE KILLING    (montage)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaXJayW4GOM

 

 

(1) The Start 5:00PM - 6:30PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRIkSCzzFkc

 

(2) Then 6:45PM - 7:00PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EttfCwCgl0I

 

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These 2 video clips were filmed on 3.29.10 -  around 9 PM

This footage is when the police were pushing the crowd along the sidewalk with their horses.

(3) Before 9PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SeUk53p4TI

 

(4) After 9PM 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Otu_km8DsxA

 

FULL VERSION (4) TAPES FROM 3.29.10

 

TAPE 1 of 4

http://www.archive.org/details/AntiPoliceViolenceProtestInPortlandOregon3.29.10Tape1Of4

TAPE 2 of 4

http://www.archive.org/details/AntiPoliceViolenceProtestTape2Of4

TAPE 3 of 4

http://www.archive.org/details/AntiPoliceViolencePortlandProtestTape3Of4

TAPE 4 of 4

http://www.archive.org/details/AntiPoliceViolenceProtestTape4Of4

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SF California shows 
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 911 TRUTH

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Ah, it's a classic scenario: Citizen videotapes cop, cop gets mad and arrests citizen. But in this case, videographer Robert Carnevale's 22 hour tour through the Tombs earned him $20,001 in taxpayer money after a settlement with NYC. It all happened one night in May 2007, when officers from the 9th precinct confiscated a number of bikes locked to parking meters and signposts on 6th Street near First Avenue. As you may recall, the NYPD maintained that the bikes were abandoned, and they allowed some people to take the loose bikes without showing any proof of ownership.

According to Time's Up, police seized about 15 bikes, even ones locked to D.O.T. bike racks. Carnevale arrived in time to recover his bike, and he started videotaping the scene, asking officers for their badge numbers. Some cops don't like that (a few even went so far as to conceal their badges on another controversial night in East Village history). Plainclothes officer Lt. Robert Corcoran took a special interest in Carnevale, and anyone who's ever had a run-in with a bullying, power-drunk cop will recognize the scene that unfolds at the 1:10 minute mark:

Carnevale got sent through "the system," emerging 22 hours later, which is standard. A bystander, Carole Dale, 59, was also after she started questioning Carnevale's arrest. Both were charged with disorderly conduct for refusing a lawful order to disperse and blocking the sidewalk, and accepted an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal (ACD). Then they sued the city.

According to the suit, "Neither plaintiff interfered in any way with the police operation under Defendant Lieutenant Corcoran’s supervision; both simply observed and questioned the officers." "These were First Amendment retaliatory arrests," their lawyer told City Room after the settlement was announced Wednesday. "They had every right to object."

NYPD spokesman Paul J. Browne, reached for comment in Upside Down Land, counters, "It was not retaliation. Period." After legal fees and expenses, the total payout from taxpayers was expected to be about $72,000, all because Officer Dim didn't like anybodyhttp://gothamist.com/2010/04/01/video_man_taping_cops_bike_removal.php

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At 5:30 in the is video you will see me (in the red hat) encouraging the police to support peace and  the constitution.
Filmed out side the Empires Big House in Washington DC - 3.20.10

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Vietnam--A Beautiful Country and Beautiful People

 

Written by: Mike Hastie

 

We Americans who served in Vietnam,

never knew anything about Vietnam's history,

nor anything about the Vietnamese people.

The American people back home knew even less.

Far less.

By the time the United States Government left Vietnam,

we had turned an ancient culture into

an environmental wasteland.

We had contaminated the country with mega death.

Our government was a non-stop killing machine.

Over three million people killed, and millions wounded.

Southeast Asia is the most bombed area in the world.

So Mike, why do you

keep bringing this horrible history up?

You seem very repetitious in your writing.

You're like a parrot with the same bad news.

Jesus Christ, give it a break for awhile.

Enough with the shame.

I'm sure most of the people who are currently

reading this stuff already know it.

You're preaching to the choir.

 

I finally realized,

it is not to my peer group who I am writing to.

It is really to my eight-year-old granddaughter's

generation who I am writing to.

I have to leave a trace of truth for her.

She does not realize that Vietnam is happening

all over again in the Middle East.

This is happening in her lifetime.

The survivor's message is like a loud mantra.

Over and over and over again.

It's like being trapped under a collapsed building

after an earthquake.

You keep crying out,

until they find you.

You have to tell them that the building did not

collapse because of the earthquake.

It collapsed because there was never a foundation

to support the structure against deceit.

It was built on a foundation of lies.

They do not realize that they are not prepared

to face their future.

They do not realize that the U.S. economy is built

over the bodies of millions of people.

The survivor is obsessed with bearing witness.

The truth has to be told to an audience,

even if most believe he is crazy.

The survivor is committed until he takes his last breath.

His worst torment is not to be able to speak.

When he finally steps up on the witness stand,

he often speaks with the artless skill of a severely

abused child who has just blurted out some blatant

fact of honesty.

The survivor's testimony can be so compelling,

that it reveals the ultimate evidence--that

Lying Is The Most Powerful Weapon In War.

Vietnam--A beautiful country, and beautiful people.

A people the Americans never knew.

Like the teenage girl in this picture.

That's why we killed her.

 

Written by: Mike Hastie

 Photo by: Mike Hastie

U.S. Army Medic

Vietnam 1970-71

February 24, 2010

 

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Non Violent Anti-War Direct Action - Washington DC
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My special Washington DC webpage
 
 
 
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Cindy Sheehan Arrest & Treated Like Shit - DC 3/20
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Cindy and Others Arrested for Protest The Fucking War

 
CLOG WASHINGTON DC
 
is the boldest and bravest action ever envisioned by and for peace.
POTA's stated objective is to: "Clog Washington, DC every week day through diffuse Civil Resistance (CR) actions to have the affect of tampering with 'business as usual' in the Capital of the United States of America."
March 23 2010

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I read Cindy Sheehan's letter to President Obama that she posted on February 28 2010 regarding the Camp Out Now in front of the White House which is starting on 3.15.10. This is a spot on demand from the peace community and "peace of the Action" protest, to stop the wars and human rights violations by the USA ... now. This is a 5 mins long podcast posted on 3.7.10 ....
 7 sec cut-off at the very end of this clip

Police Have Policy Quota's

March 8 2010

Officer from the NY Police tells how

Innocent Folks are Arrested

He was ordered to make 

trumped up charges 

 3/8/10 

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Saturday, 6 March 2010

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 (original date of posting by Cindy Sheehan)

PEACE CAMP DEMANDS THAT PRESIDENT OBAMA MEET WITH A PEACE COUNCIL


February 23, 2010

Dear President Obama,

A contingent of Peace Groups and Activists will be setting up a Peace Camp across the street from your house on the lawn of the Washington Monument called, Camp OUT NOW.

After over one year of your presidency, it's become crystal clear to even many of those who supported you, that your foreign policy is as much of a disaster as was George Bush's.

On Sunday, 33 civilians were killed in a bombing raid on a caravan in Afghanistan, and no matter how many times you or your generals say, "Sorry," innocent civilians will always be killed in these insane wars of profit and occupation. Since, by your regime's own admission, civilian slaughter "can't be avoided," these wars must come to an immediate end.

It's also quite tragic that your war in Afghanistan has victimized more of our troops than when Bush was president, and more of our returning vets are committing suicide with most of their needs still going unmet.

For all intents and purposes, Mr. Obama, you have had a blank-check from the U.S. anti-war movement since you were elected. Certainly being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize gave these wars some international legitimacy, but those days of your free pass to carry out and magnify the Bush regime's crimes against humanity are over.

Even though there have been those of us in the anti-war movement who never dropped the ball, or passed it to the Democratic Party, many of the ones who supported you are also starting to awaken to the harsh reality that you are only keeping your campaign promises and they don't like that.

Mr. Obama, your anti-war base is an awakening giant that you will have to deal with in this election year. People are fleeing your party with the same regularity that they fled the other party when Bush was president. This waking giant is also realizing that with a Democratic majority everywhere, your failure in proceeding with a progressive agenda is abysmal.

Every time you are "contemplating" sending more troops to Afghanistan, you have countless meetings with what you have called your "War Council." The very name implies a foregone conclusion that you will send more troops and that other, more rational, more humane, and more peaceful solutions are never even considered.

In 2005, I asked for a meeting with President Bush that was never granted, and as you know, Camp Casey in Crawford became the spark that lit a prairie fire of anti-war sentiment that swept you and your cohorts in the Democratic Party back into power and now we are coming to collect the spoils of that victory--which is not more war--but more Peace. You Democrats owe much to your anti-war base--and we will not be quiet nor be ignored as we were in the previous administration. It's time for you to pay the Peace-piper, Mr. Obama.

Our demands are profound, yet simple for you to perform: troops out of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan (where three soldiers were just killed); no more drone bombings anywhere; close the permanent bases and torture prisons; and bring the mercenary soldiers home, too. We will not be closing up Camp, or the movement, until positive progress in the direction of Peace is noted.

The first week of Camp (March 13-20), we are asking for a meeting with you to discuss setting up a Peace Council that you will regularly meet with that will have a seat at the table when decisions that will kill, maim, displace, or harm our troops or civilians in any way are being discussed. We also demand that this Peace Council be comprised of grassroots members of the Peace Movement and not rubber-stamp status quo worshippers, or other "Peace" Prize laureates like Henry Kissinger, who already, reportedly, has your ear.

If you do not meet with representatives from Camp OUT NOW, we will be a thorn in the side of the War Machine, and we will not go away without a struggle. If you do meet with us and agree to a Peace Council, we will pack up our tents, but we will still be a thorn in the side of the War Machine until Peace is finally achieved--the only difference is that we won't be camped across the street from your home.

During your campaign, you often quoted Roosevelt as saying that if the voters wanted him to do the right thing, they would have to "make him." Well, Mr. Obama, we are the bosses of you--not your corporate masters--and we will be in DC to "make you" do the right thing.

I can be reached at anytime through my email:

Cindy@PeaceoftheAction.org

In struggle until there is finally Peace,

Cindy Sheehan
Mother of Spc. Casey Sheehan who was murdered on 04 April, 2004, by the U.S. War Machine.

And the Peace of the Action Coalition
http://www.PeaceoftheAction.org
 
For more coverage of this event will be on my website
"Joe Anybody goes to DC"
http://zebra3report.tripod.com/friends/

"Tangled Up In Yoo"

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My Favorite Protest Video

Student Walk Out 
 Anti War Protest
2008 - Portland Oregon    (45 min)
 
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All 14 Seperate Video's of 2008 Student Walk Out
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Portland Human Rights Commission & The Police Relations Committee Meeting on Feb 17 2010
This is a 2hour video of the meeting that is open to the public

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Montage of rove/dean footage and protesters inside
 
2.10.10
Protesting
karl rove & howard dean
in Portland
These are clips from when karl rove was in town debating howard dean. Activist were inside and outside event. Police show up on horses near rthe end to face off with activists outside the front doors. The event was non violent & peaceful. At least a half dozen citizens were thrown out of the rove event
 

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Interview

With Head Of Iran's Nuclear Programme

http://www.politube.org/show/2465

Interview with Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran's nuclear programme, explaining recent developments regarding Iran enriching to 20% Uranium

source: aljazeera

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2.22.10
The war in Afghanistan has claimed the life of the 1000th U.S. soldier. 
The number of Afghans and Pakistanis killed is many times more and yet unknown.  We mourn the loss of life knowing that more violence will not bring peace. This war must end.

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Growing

Planned Police State59:39 - 1 year ago

Dr. Stan Monteith of www.radioliberty.com goes over the growing police state in the USA and abroad. The growing surveillance in our lives, how we are watched, monitored, listened to, tracked and how the "War on Terrorism" is being used as an excuse for a growing web of control over our lives. From chipping our animals to chipping us, from plans for suspending the Constitution and putting us in camps for “our protection” Is the US government really out to protect us, or could it be the government is more worried about protecting itself from we the people or could there be even more to it Why are our rights being attacked in America? Why is it that it seems like leadership is more interested in doing to us, what they profess “evil terrorists” want done to us. Could they hate our freedom? What is the final out come of what is being planned and what will life be like for coming generations? DVD version available from www.radioliberty.com

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video/music mashup I put together

Joe Anybody Video Montage
Plantation Capitalism
Music & Audio Track Blend
 

Growing

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On several occasions, I have been asked by opportunists why is it that I am interested in a matter so far away from my own land? The answer is simple, solidarity knows no boundaries or even geography, its about living people and their plight. Solidarity = Love

My destiny is tied to theirs, my liberation is tied to theirs, my humanity is tied to theirs.
Therefore, no worthy human being would tolerate the suffering and pain of others,
wherever they are, worst still, those of us who have fought heroic struggles against apartheid, colonialism, war, injustice, and occupation immediately feel it
however far we are from each other.
 
Solidarity comes from people whom you may never have seen and who are very far away, let alone in our country. They heard and responded to the cries.
They did not ask how far are we from them.
They asked what can we do to assist and they assisted in love and solidarity.

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Ibrahim Jassam 
US frees Iraqi photographer held for 17 months
Posted on the BBC  2.10.10

American forces in Iraq have released an Iraqi freelance photographer held in detention for 17 months without charge.

Ibrahim Jassam Mohammed, who worked for Reuters, was arrested in September 2008 in a dawn raid on his home. The US said the photographer was a "security threat", but all evidence against him was classified secret. An Iraqi court had ruled in December 2008 that there was no case against him and that he must be released, but the US military refused. "How can I describe my feelings? This is like being born again." Mr Jassam told Reuters. According to Reuters, the US accusations were based on his "activities with insurgents". "The term 'insurgents' in Iraq generally refers to Sunni Islamist groups, like al-Qaeda. Jassam is a Shia Muslim," the news agency said. The US military has detained a number of Iraqi journalists working for international news organisations, but none have been convicted. It has been criticised by press freedom organisations such as Reporters Without Borders.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8508352.stm

 
 
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A movie made 30 years ago that perfectly describes the situation today about television, news, and the main stream media. It resonates louder and sounds truer today that it did when the movie was made.

Cindy Sheehan Protests Outside Dick Cheney House January 2010

MORE INFORMATION ON THIS PEACE ACTION
 
Citizen Nuclear inspectors arrested during attempt to deliver "ban and bar" letter to base commander. The delivery attempt failed as the inspectors were arrested. This is the third attempt to deliver this letter, further action is being considered to bring the military installation into compliance with international law and in accordance with the United States Constitution. This action was supported by members of Ground Zero Center for Non-violent Action, Veterans For Peace, Veterans For Justice, Veterans Against Torture, Squadron13, Code Pink and many other citizens for peace and nuclear abolition
 

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On several occasions, I have been asked by opportunists why is it that I am interested in a matter so far away from my own land? The answer is simple, solidarity knows no boundaries or even geography, its about living people and their plight. Solidarity = Love

My destiny is tied to theirs, my liberation is tied to theirs, my humanity is tied to theirs.
Therefore, no worthy human being would tolerate the suffering and pain of others,
wherever they are, worst still, those of us who have fought heroic struggles against apartheid, colonialism, war, injustice, and occupation immediately feel it
however far we are from each other.
 
Solidarity comes from people whom you may never have seen and who are very far away, let alone in our country. They heard and responded to the cries.
They did not ask how far are we from them.
They asked what can we do to assist and they assisted in love and solidarity.

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Is It Fair to Compare Haiti to New Orleans?

Haiti's Problems are not all
From the earthquake
 

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Martin Luther King's birthday & SWAT shows up at WSUV college campus for
police training drills, inside the school
 
 

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David Swanson in Portland Oregon

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FALSE FLAG 
 AND THE
UNDERPATS BOMBER

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GAZA

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Paul Rieckhoff on the “Medicated Military”

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Suicide - Soliders - VA coverup - and around 18 suicides a day

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Pirates and Emperors 
Schoolhouse Rock
This explains clearly that there is no difference between these two!

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Green Spinning Ball Enclosed with Webbing

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