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  • Firewall: American Fascists-Bill Whittle's new video. March 24, 2016

    03/24/2016 7:04:39 AM PDT · by SJackson · 14 replies
    Left/right, Progressive/Conservative, Democrat/Republican... The names change and evolve but the core difference remains constant: The Collectivists vs. The Individualists. In his latest FIREWALL video, Bill Whittle -- TruthRevolt commentator and Director of the Firewall at the Horowitz Freedom Center -- shows how violence, disruption and intimidation have always been the tools of the Collectivists. Video at source, transcript below: Hi everybody. I’m Bill Whittle and this is the Firewall: Well, this election year is getting ugly, and it’s going to get uglier. There have been several massive disruptions both inside and outside of Donald Trump rallies, and more are promised....
  • Dictionary.com equates fascism with "right-wing" views...

    11/28/2013 11:31:24 AM PST · by MelSmith · 26 replies
    This is very Orwellian: Definition #3 of fascism is "a person who...has extreme right-wing views." Evidently, those who favor smaller government and greater individual liberty are fascists.
  • The 5th Column in the U.S.

    11/20/2011 3:59:02 PM PST · by FreeKeys · 35 replies
    BigGovernment ^ | 11/20/11 | John Loudon
    “Workers of the World Unite” Karl Marx, the infamous German political philosopher had a vision. Marx, together with Joseph Engles predicted and even called for the dismantling of capitalist economic systems worldwide into a socialist and ultimately classless communist World. 24thState will be asking the question of the late Mr. Marx, “How is that working out for you?” CP USA In a series of columns, we will expose the 5th column in the United States. We will name names and expose the ties from David Axelrod, who just visited St. Louis referring to some GOP presidential contenders as “nutty folks“,...
  • Maxine Waters: Obama Would Never Tell The Jews Or Gays To Stop Complaining

    09/26/2011 7:57:18 AM PDT · by Just4Him · 31 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 9/26/2011 | Ed Morrissey
    Looks like Barack Obama really made an impression on the Congressional Black Caucus this weekend — but not the one he intended. Maxine Waters tells CBS that she’s not sure exactly who Obama thought he was addressing, and claimed that the CBC has worked a whole lot more on unemployment than the President has, without whining about their critics. But Waters goes one better by telling CBS that Obama wouldn’t have dared telling a couple of other identity groups to stop griping: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VI0drr-F-2U&feature=player_embedded
  • A Quick Look at the Manifesto

    05/04/2010 2:05:27 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 2 replies · 430+ views
    Grove City College ^ | May 4, 2010 | Dr. Paul Kengor
    A conservative professor wrote this fairly short column about Marx. The professor is with the Center for Vision and Values at Grove City College, one of our more enlightened campuses. (Bruce Deitrick Price/Improve-Education.org)
  • America's Political Crisis

    03/17/2010 4:36:22 AM PDT · by radioone · 5 replies · 180+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 3-17-10 | Deborah B. Sloan
    It seems that every other day, one hears of another "crisis" that must be dealt with immediately -- by government expansion. Examples include everything from swine flu to global warming to the rising cost of health care. We are warned that we need the government to protect us. We are asked to sacrifice. We are told that there is no time to think, and we must act immediately -- Washington will do the thinking for us.
  • Collectivist Obsession with Race (Salon on Beck)

    11/21/2009 5:02:22 AM PST · by Anarchydeluxe · 4 replies · 602+ views
    Anarchy Deluxe ^ | 11/21/2009 | Michael Nichols
    The more I observe U.S. politics, the more I am sickened by racial politics. Don't get me wrong; this is also an observable trend in Europe. The fact is that race and nationality have always been explosive issues. Politicians and political interest groups know this and use it to damage or completely discredit the opposing ideology. Liberals in the U.S. would have you believe that conservatism or rightist politics is the source of all racist thought in America. To believe this, one would have to ignore history completely and the fact that many of the most brutal racist policies the...
  • Russia leaves open chance of further strikes into Georgia

    08/12/2008 7:52:15 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 21 replies · 243+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 8/13/2008 | Thomas Harding, defence correspondent, and Adrian Blomfield in Gori
    Russian president may have halted operations, but Russia could still 'defend' itself against Georgian armed resistance. While Russian President Dimitry Medvedev might have called a halt to operations he deliberately left open the possibility of combat by allowing his forces to "defend themselves" from Georgian armed resistance. In characteristically blunt style, Russia also used a show of military force to warn Georgia against taking strategic advantage of Moscow's decision to end hostilities. Within an hour of the order to halt action, the Daily Telegraph witnessed Russian helicopter gunships launch missile strikes deep inside undisputed Georgian territory. The attacks, which were...
  • It Takes a Collective, Obama Believes

    06/16/2008 3:21:21 PM PDT · by vadum · 34 replies · 302+ views
    Capital Research Center ^ | June 16, 2008 | Matthew Vadum
    Red diaper baby Barack Obama's collectivist beliefs go way back. We dug up an enlightening old article, "What Makes Obama Run?" (by Hank De Zutter, Chicago Reader, Dec. 8, 1995) that offers more insight into what Obama, the Democrats' presumptive presidential candidate, thinks about America and traditional American values. The short answer: not much. In it Obama, at that time a candidate for the Illinois Senate, criticizes individualism as what intellectual John Ralston Saul has called the cult of the Hero: "In America," Obama says, "we have this strong bias toward individual action. You know, we idolize the John Wayne...
  • Living On Obama's Collective Farm

    06/02/2008 5:36:08 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies · 86+ views
    IBD ^ | June 2, 2008
    Decision '08: In a commencement speech at Wesleyan University, Barack Obama advised graduates not to pursue the American dream of success. Ivy League graduates who live in big homes can be selfish, you know.President Kennedy once spoke of a rising tide that would lift all boats. Obama wants us to pull into shore and tie them to a dock. Worse than that, a disturbing pattern of rhetoric indicates he will not only counsel a draconian lifestyle, but also mandate it. The man who made over $4 million last year, who lives in a $1.65 million house and who probably doesn't...
  • The Trial of Hank Rearden (Repost)

    11/15/2007 5:14:16 PM PST · by Noumenon · 33 replies · 1,182+ views
    Atlas Shrugged | 1957 | Ayn Rand
    The Trial of Hank Rearden from ' Atlas Shrugged ' by Ayn Rand For a month in advance, the people who filled the courtroom had been told by the press that they would see the man who was a greedy enemy of society; but they had come to see the man who had invented Rearden Metal. He stood up, when the judges called upon him to do so. He wore a grey suit, he had pale blue eyes and blond hair; it was not the colours that made his figure seem icily implacable, it was the fact that the suit...
  • Study: Americans Don't Understand Others (MEGA HURL!)

    07/18/2007 8:10:04 AM PDT · by PreciousLiberty · 51 replies · 841+ views
    LiveScience.com via Yahoo ^ | 7/17/2007 | Corey Binns
    Rugged American individualism could hinder our ability to understand other peoples' point of view, a new study suggests. And in contrast, the researchers found that Chinese are more skilled at understanding other people's perspectives, possibly because they live in a more "collectivist" society. "This cultural difference affects the way we communicate," said study co-author and cognitive psychologist Boaz Keysar of the University of Chicago. The study, though oversimplified compared to real life, was instructive. Keysar and his colleagues arranged two blocks on a table so participants could see both. However, a piece of cardboard obstructed the view of one block...
  • Attn: FBI & NSA - Leftists Threaten U.S. Gov't Installations

    01/04/2006 7:14:50 PM PST · by kristinn · 86 replies · 4,076+ views
    Varsity.Co.Nz ^ | Wednesday, January 4, 2006 | Anti-American Terrorist Supporters
    Global petition to stop the war in Iraq Date: 5 Jan 2006 GLOBAL CALL FOR NONVIOLENT CIVIL RESISTANCE TO END THE U.S.-LED MILITARY OCCUPATION OF IRAQ Contact: dm@aglobalcall.org Global Call to Action Voluntown, CT, USA Our website: www.aglobalcall.org FROM: Nobel Peace and Literature Laureates Cindy Sheehan and other peace and human-rights activists Religious leaders of various traditions Prisoners of Conscience Former government ministers Poets, authors, journalists A Global Call for Nonviolent Civil Resistance at U.S. and British government installations around the world has been issued by Nobel Peace and Literature Laureates along with Cindy Sheehan and other peace and human-rights activists, religious...
  • Kwanzaa: a Holiday from the FBI (Ann Coulter)

    12/28/2005 5:20:06 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 103 replies · 5,495+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 28 Dec 2005 | Ann Coulter
    President Bush's 2005 Kwanzaa message began with the patently absurd statement: "African-Americans and people around the world reflect on African heritage during Kwanzaa." I believe more African-Americans spent this season reflecting on the birth of Christ than some phony non-Christian holiday invented a few decades ago by an FBI stooge. Kwanzaa is a holiday for white liberals, not blacks. It is a fact that Kwanzaa was invented in 1966 by a black radical FBI stooge, Ron Karenga, aka Dr. Maulana Karenga. Karenga was a founder of United Slaves, a violent nationalist rival to the Black Panthers and a dupe of...
  • 'Cowboy' Bush failed in Katrina evacuation - Chavez

    09/05/2005 12:21:32 PM PDT · by Tom87 · 59 replies · 1,830+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 8/31/05 | Reuters
    "That man, the king of vacations ... the king of vacations in his ranch said nothing but, you have to flee, and didn't say how ... that cowboy, the cowboy mentality," said [Venezuelan president Hugo] Chavez, chuckling in a reference to Bush without naming him directly.
  • Weak Grades for Ward Churchill

    08/05/2005 7:24:16 AM PDT · by AnnoyingTheLeft · 21 replies · 1,597+ views
    Human Events ^ | Auguest 5 | Christopher Flickinger
    America’s favorite professor is taking a disappointing report card back to his tepee. Ward “I really am an Indian” Churchill, who teaches at the University of Colorado at Boulder, received a disturbing message from students concerning his performance during the spring 2005 semester. According to student evaluations made available to the public, Professor Churchill’s most recent grades are anything but great.
  • WI: Activist pleads not guilty to domestic terror charges (What's it all about, ALF?)

    05/24/2005 4:39:08 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 624+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 5/24/05 | Ryan J. Foley - AP
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) - An animal rights activist pleaded not guilty Tuesday to domestic terrorism charges that he freed mink from Midwestern farms in 1997, causing thousands of dollars in damage and spreading fear through the nation's fur farmers. Peter Daniel Young, 27, made the plea in U.S. District Court in Madison as he appeared for the first time on the charges after eluding authorities for more than seven years. Judge Theresa M. Owens ordered Young held without bail, saying he is "a flight risk and danger to the community." Investigators say Young is part of the Animal Liberation Front,...
  • UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses

    07/16/2005 6:52:29 AM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies · 2,139+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Jul 14 2005 | Aoife White
    http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/cmp/20050715/tc_cmp/165702500 UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses Aoife White Thu Jul 14, 9:38 PM ET BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP)--A U.N. panel created to recommend how the Internet should be run in the future has failed to reach consensus but did agree that no single country should dominate. The United States stated two weeks ago that it intended to maintain control over the computers that serve as the Internet's principal traffic cops. In a report released Thursday, the U.N. panel outlined four possible options for the future of Internet governance for world leaders to consider at a November "Information...
  • Red Alert... list of Left groups plan to surround the Whitehouse on Sept 24th

    07/14/2005 12:53:28 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 127 replies · 8,101+ views
    Here is the list so far for sponcers to this hate America fest: ANSWER Code Pink UFPJ NION Al Awda World Workers Party Ruckas Revolutionary Communist party Moveon.org ACORN Campus Antiwar Network International Socialist Org Greens Party Muslim Student Association CPUSA
  • Britain had this coming (Barf Alert)

    07/11/2005 2:52:41 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 32 replies · 891+ views
    The Australian ^ | 12th July 2005 | Phillip Adams
    IT'S a quiet, ho-hum, run-of-the-mill day in Iraq. Just a few bombs will explode in Baghdad. Only a few dozen will be killed or maimed. Fifty or 60 max. With the victims predominantly locals - only a couple of US soldiers among the casualties - they'll hardly rate a mention. Won't crack it for the Nine Network or ABC news. Perhaps a brief para in tomorrow's broadsheets. Oh, almost forgot. There'll be about 20 kidnappings today. This has been a big racket in Iraq for a year or more with thousands of locals snatched off the streets. Nothing political about...
  • XM is Now Exclusive Satellite Radio Home to Air America Radio

    07/11/2005 6:17:42 PM PDT · by Brian328i · 92 replies · 2,675+ views
    XM Sat. Radio via Yahoo ^ | July 11, 3:52 pm ET
    WASHINGTON, July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beginning this week, XM Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: XMSR - News), the nation's leading satellite radio provider with more than 4.4 million subscribers, is now the exclusive satellite radio home of Air America Radio, the national progressive entertainment talk radio network home to Al Franken, Randi Rhodes and Janeane Garofalo. In April, XM and Air America Radio announced a long-term partnership to make XM the exclusive satellite radio provider of Air America Radio programming. As part of this new partnership, Air America Radio's on-air personalities, including Al Franken, will regularly take their progressive political talk on...
  • Moms tell recruiters: ‘Leave My Child Alone!’

    07/02/2005 6:08:14 AM PDT · by Alia · 253 replies · 4,596+ views
    People's Weekly World ^ | 06-30-05 | Tim Wheeler
    WASHINGTON — Megan Watson, leader of Mainstream Moms, is so angry at military recruiters for invading schools to sign up unwary youth for combat in Iraq that she and her group launched an online movement, “LeaveMyChildAlone.org.” “They offer these trinkets to lure our children to enlist,” Watson said in a phone interview from her home in Bolinas, Calif. “This is very aggressive, demographic targeting to have conversations with our kids that should not be happening.” All branches of the military are falling short of recruiting goals as parents say, in effect, “Hell no! My kids won’t go!” Watson blasted the...
  • A.N.S.W.E.R.'s response to Bush: Hit the Streets September 24! [Treason & Sedition]

    06/29/2005 5:23:41 AM PDT · by upchuck · 69 replies · 2,757+ views
    email | June 28, 2005 | ANSWER
    A.N.S .W.E.R.'s response to Bush:Hit the Streets September 24!Recognizing that the people of the United States have turned dramat ically against the war and occupation of Iraq, Bush went on national televi sion tonight to defend his imperial foreign policy. He repea tedly invoked September 11 as a pretext for the criminal and illegal war ag ainst Iraq. Bush took to the airwaves tonight because the antiwar m ovement is growing in strength. Our power poses a major poli tical obstacle to the continuation of the war and occupation. Now Bush has taken on the additional role of Recruiter-in-Chi ef, urging young people to sign up for military...
  • Galloway: Bombings price of Iraq

    07/07/2005 12:59:15 PM PDT · by Mensch · 131 replies · 3,731+ views
    Londoners have paid the price for Iraq and Afghanistan, says George Galloway. The Respect MP, whose Bethnal Green and Bow constituency includes the site of at least one of the bomb attacks, said the attacks were "despicable". But he told MPs it was the US-led coalition's actions in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo which had inflamed hatred of the West in the Muslim world. In response, minister Adam Ingram accused Mr Galloway of "dipping his poisonous tongue in a pool of blood". The armed forces minister added that Mr Galloway's comments were "disgraceful". Same mistakes? Earlier Mr Galloway said he was...
  • Live 8 sucked for the following reasons

    07/05/2005 7:54:14 PM PDT · by the tongue · 107 replies · 3,361+ views
    The Tongue
    <p>What a pile of crap Live 8 turned out to be. I tried to watch it, but I couldn't make it happen.</p> <p>My wretching began when Will Smith showed his stupid face onscreen. He begged us all to make a difference, because "every 3 seconds, someone dies from starvation in Africa." Bullshit!!!!!!!!!! Has anyone done the math on this lie? I have. That would amount to 10, 521,000 deaths PER YEAR from starvation. That's based on a continental population of 850 million. That's about 1 1/2% of the population dying from starvation. If this were the case, it would stop itself when it reached it's fulcrum, which it would do quickly.</p>
  • Boxer: Filibuster to Block Anti-Abortion Supreme Court Candidate

    07/05/2005 5:16:51 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 154 replies · 2,921+ views
    AP ^ | July 5, 2005 | Justin M. Norton
    Democrats are prepared to filibuster to block any anti-abortion nominee proposed to replace Sandra Day O'Connor on the Supreme Court, Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., said Tuesday. "The filibuster is on the table. It's been on the table for 200 years," Boxer said when asked what methods could be used to block a Supreme Court candidate who would seek to overturn Roe v. Wade, the three-decade old decision legalizing abortion. -SNIP-Boxer called a threat to legalized abortion an "extraordinary circumstance." "It means a minimum of 5,000 women a year will die. So all options are on the table," she said. Boxer...

    06/27/2005 5:22:48 PM PDT · by kristinn · 220 replies · 11,324+ views
    Monday, June 27, 2005 | Kristinn
    At the culmination of a gathering of global 'antiwar' groups in Istanbul to hold court on the liberation of Iraq led by the United States and the United Kingdom, the jurors who heard testimony against the liberators issued their findings which included a declaration of support for the terrorists in Iraq who are killing American, British and coalition soldiers and Iraqis.The World Tribunal on Iraq is endorsed by leading leftwing organizations from around the world including American-based groups like Not in Our Name Project, United for Peace and Justice, Code Pink and International ANSWER.The war on terror has reached a...
  • TROUBLE SPEAKS -- Ward Churchill backs fragging

    06/27/2005 5:30:51 AM PDT · by mware · 101 replies · 3,585+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 06/26/05 | staff at World Net Daily
    TROUBLE SPEAK Ward Churchill backs fragging Controversial '9-11 prof' suggests rolling grenades under line officers Posted: June 26, 2005 10:39 p.m. Eastern © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com Prof. Ward Churchill University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill suggested to a forum on conscientious objection they might be more effective in opposing war if they supported the "fragging" or killing of line officers. In a Portland meeting on resistance to military recruiting, Churchill, famous for comparing Sept. 11, 2001, victims in the World Trade Center to "little Eichmanns," twice suggested anti-war activists should support those who kill their officers. "For those of you who...
  • Unreal for 30 Days (New Propaganda TV Show States "9/11's Biggest Victims Are the Muslims!")

    06/24/2005 11:12:17 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 125 replies · 3,170+ views
    OpinionJournal ^ | 6/24/2005 | Debbie Schlussel
    Morgan Spurlock got famous from his Oscar-nominated documentary Super Size Me. He ingested big McDonald's meals three times a day for 30 days, then blamed McDonald's for his bloated body and dodgy health. Now he's using his 30-day premise to get Americans to ingest his version of radical Islam on cable's FX Network. -- snip -- I asked the show's executive producers--all of whom worked on The Awful Truth With Michael Moore, a cable TV show--how this could be a documentary when they had decided the outcome in advance. Wasn't it possible that Mr. Stacy would come out seeing that...
  • US anti-war group vows sea of demonstrators at White House

    06/22/2005 2:25:08 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 59 replies · 2,205+ views
    Yahoo news ^ | Wed June 1st | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - A US anti-war group vowed to surround the White House in a sea of demonstrators during coordinated protests scheduled to take place in Washington, as well as Los Angeles and San Francisco on September 24. The ANSWER Coalition expects more than 100,000 people, from families of US soldiers to trade unions and diverse religious groups, to take part in the demonstrations against the war in Iraq.
  • French and Dutch Set to Reject EU Treaty, Polls say

    05/22/2005 1:52:45 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 15 replies · 725+ views
    Financial Times ^ | May 22 2005 | John Thornhill and Ian Bickerton
    With just a week to go campaigners fighting Europe's constitutional treaty are heading for victory in French and Dutch referendums, according to opinion polls this weekend an outcome that threatens to stall the integration process among the EU's 25 members. The No camp may have received a further boost yesterday after the election setback of Gerhard Schröder, Germany's chancellor, in North Rhine-Westphalia. It could encourage a stronger French protest vote on May 29 against President Jacques Chirac and the government of Jean-Pierre Raffarin, the prime minister. In a sign of the increasing concern among Europe's political leaders, Mr Schröder plans...
  • Howard Dean: Osama bin Laden Had Nothing to do with 9/11

    05/22/2005 10:58:07 AM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 201 replies · 5,281+ views
    Meet the Press ^ | May 22, 2005 | Howard Dean
    DR. DEAN: I said I wasn't sure, but I said I thought there probably were. But the thing that really bothered me the most, which the 9-11 Commission said also wasn't true, is the insinuation that the president continues to make to this day that Osama bin Laden had something to do with supporting terrorists that attacked the United States. That is false. The 9-11 Commission, chaired by a Republican, said it was false.
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • Why Want Bush Do Something about the cost of gas? (ZOT!!! He awaits orders from Juwish Modz.)

    03/23/2005 4:07:55 PM PST · by John Zell · 175 replies · 8,487+ views
    Gas costs so much. I cant afford it. Why want Bush do something? Don't say he can't. His daddy or his handlers could be on the phone in 2 minutes with the Rothchilds and by 1 week, oil prices would be under $20 and gas would be 1 dollar a gallon. You know it and I know it. Why want he? Do you know? Is there sombody we can call? Plaese advice.

    03/10/2005 4:38:21 PM PST · by freepress3482 · 108 replies · 3,469+ views
    The Media CIA CONTROLED MEDIDA AND/OR MEDIA MANIPULATION IS A VIOLATION OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHT TO A FREE PRESS CONCERNING ALL 50 STATES AND EVERY AMERICAN CITIZEN PLEASE REVIEW: http://government.rantnetwork.com/usgovcoverups (read website on "operation mockingbird") Journalism is a perfect cover for CIA agents. People talk freely to journalists, and few think suspiciously of a journalist aggressively searching for information. Journalists also have power, influence and clout. Not surprisingly, the CIA began a mission in the late 1940s to recruit American journalists on a wide scale, a mission it dubbed Operation MOCKINGBIRD. The agency wanted these journalists not only to...
  • Maradona 'In Love' with Venezuela's Chavez **BARF ALERT**

    03/31/2005 6:42:00 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 21 replies · 1,336+ views
    Reuters ^ | Mar. 31, 2005 | Staff
    CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona said on Thursday he was "in love" with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, whom he admires for his left-wing political policies. "I like women, but I've fallen in love with Chavez," Argentina's former World Cup winning captain told reporters after having lunch with the Venezuelan leader at the presidential palace. The two embraced afterward. The 44-year-old soccer celebrity, considered one of the greatest players of all time, is also an ardent admirer of Fidel Castro, the Communist President of Cuba where Maradona has lived since 2000 while fighting cocaine addiction.
  • ANWR Amendment (Cantwell) DOES NOT PASS

    03/16/2005 11:01:57 AM PST · by BladeLWS · 435 replies · 14,229+ views
    Cantwell amendment HAS NOT PASSED THE SENATE!
  • Don't Condemn Cuba, Artists Say (GAG!)

    03/14/2005 2:25:42 PM PST · by srm913 · 14 replies · 498+ views
    CBS News ^ | March 14, 2005
    About 200 intellectuals, activists and artists from Latin America and the United States issued a letter Monday urging the top United Nations human rights watchdog to choose Cuba's side in an expected battle over the communist country's rights record. A U.S.-backed resolution to condemn the island's record is usually presented at every spring meeting in Geneva of the U.N. Human Rights Commission, which this year was to open Monday and run through April 22. No resolution targeting the island has emerged this year. But Cuba expects such a proposal will be presented and considered in mid-April. "We urge the governments...
  • Students Protest Military Recruitment

    03/11/2005 2:01:10 AM PST · by paltz · 42 replies · 1,120+ views
    The Golden Gate [X]PRESS ^ | 3.9.05 | by Lachlan Maclean and William Roller
    U.S. military recruiters left a campus career fair an hour early on March 9 after extensive student demonstrations for and against military recruitment. Over 100 students surrounded U.S. Air Force and Army Corps of Engineers recruiters’ tables at the Career Center Employer Showcase at Jack Adams Hall. A group of five College Republicans blocked protesters and yelled “Don’t join if you don’t want to.” “Our military is racist, homophobic, sexist and screwing people,” said Students Against War (SAW) member Michael Hoffman, 24, a physics major. “Recruitment on campus is wrong.” SAW members said they hoped the protest would rally students...
  • FBI: Anarchists operating in Hub

    02/28/2005 3:53:38 AM PST · by billorites · 34 replies · 1,429+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | February 28, 2005 | Michele McPhee
    Local Joint Terrorist Task Force investigators are keeping close tabs on a group of anarchists hellbent on creating a classless society - using armed resistance if necessary, the Herald has learned. Anarchist Black Cross Federation, an organization that FBI Director Robert S. Mueller calls an ``emerging revolutionary group,'' has active members in Boston who have distributed fliers against the war in Iraq, including one that reads: ``Synchronized bombing is a lie. But we can be more precise.'' The flier, released by Anarchist Black Cross Boston, goes on to list the address of Boston Police Headquarters in Roxbury, FBI headquarters in...
  • A Churchill By Any Other Name - What the Professor Really Wrote

    02/09/2005 8:42:03 AM PST · by Chickenhawk Warmonger · 22 replies · 1,089+ views
    GOPUSA.com ^ | 2/9/05 | Robin Mullins Boyd
    A Churchill By Any Other Name By Robin Mullins Boyd February 9, 2005 Ward Churchill shares his surname with one of the pre-eminent figures in world political history, Winston Churchill. That is where the similarities end. The media has been in an uproar since Ward Churchill was "disinvited" to speak at Hamilton College in NY. The invitation was retracted after the public was made aware of the professor's anti-American screed about the September 11 tragedy. The University of Colorado has since started proceedings to evaluate whether Churchill should continue in his tenured position at the university. The uproar centered on...
  • 9-11 professor sues over canceled speech (terror-praising Churchill claims rights violated)

    02/08/2005 3:26:48 PM PST · by ViLaLuz · 34 replies · 1,419+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | February 8, 2005 | WorldNetDaily.com
    Ward Churchill, the University of Colorado professor who prompted a national furor by condemning 9-11 victims as "little Eichmanns" and praising the terrorists for their "gallant sacrifices," went to federal court today to challenge the school's cancellation of a speech he was scheduled to give tonight. On Monday, CU administrators announced they had canceled Churchill's planned speech because of security concerns, reported the Denver Post. Earlier this month, Hamilton College in upstate New York canceled a speech by Churchill because of death threats against the professor and its administrators. Regardless of what the judge decides, students of Churchill, an ethnics...
  • Does Ward Churchill commit academic fraud?

    02/08/2005 12:54:34 PM PST · by Madeleine Ward · 13 replies · 1,424+ views
    Apparently, someone has been fact-checking Ward's scholarship and finding that he's fabricated facts. See for yourself.
  • Colo. Prof Challenges Speech Cancellation

    02/08/2005 12:23:20 PM PST · by SmithL · 29 replies · 954+ views
    AP ^ | 2/8/5 | DAN ELLIOTT
    Boulder -- A University of Colorado professor under fire for comparing the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to Nazis went to federal court Tuesday challenging a decision to cancel his speech. On Monday, Colorado administrators announced they had canceled the speech by ethnic studies professor Ward Churchill for Tuesday because of security concerns. Earlier this month, Hamilton College in upstate New York canceled another speech by him because of death threats against the professor and its administrators. The dispute over the professor is one of several controversies that have roiled the Boulder campus. In his filing Tuesday in Denver...
  • 2-8 February 2005 BUZZ: Politics, Activism, and Media(Sgt. Due's Calvary On the Way!)

    02/02/2005 12:35:06 PM PST · by Josef1235 · 15 replies · 639+ views
    The Seattle Weekly ^ | 2 February 2005 | GEOV PARRISH
    Activism A Seattle Central Community College campus antiwar group, Students Against War, is in hot water after students chased U.S. Army recruiters off the SCCC campus during an Inauguration Day anti-Bush rally. Nobody was hurt in the incident, in which students ripped up recruiting literature and verbally confronted recruiters. Right-wing bloggers and radio talk shows across the country have gotten hold of the story and are besieging SCCC administrators with demands to discipline the students. The upshot, says Pete Knutson, the students' faculty adviser, was a letter from the administration demanding that the students apologize by Thursday or have their...
  • CU officials distance themselves from views of controversial professor (Ward Churchill)

    01/27/2005 8:49:12 PM PST · by freespirited · 14 replies · 822+ views
    Newsday ^ | 1/27/05
    BOULDER, Colo. -- The University of Colorado said Thursday a professor who compared the victims of the World Trade Center attacks to Nazis doesn't reflect the views of the school but that he has a right to express his opinion. Also Thursday, a Colorado congressman called the comments "outrageous" and urged the professor, Ward Churchill, to resign while the brother of a man who died at the World Trade Center called Churchill a "nut case." Churchill, chairman of the ethnic studies program at CU, has been invited to speak next month at Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., where news of...
  • Michael Moore: Dems Are 'Wimps and Losers'

    01/28/2005 2:43:29 PM PST · by kattracks · 108 replies · 6,995+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 1/28/05 | Carl Limbacher
    Disgruntled conspiracy filmmaker Michael Moore blasted the Democratic Party on Thursday, saying its field of candidates for 2008 are "a lot of wimps and losers." "The Democrats are going to have a very hard time winning the next election," he told London's Channel Four. "The Republicans have a number of star players and the Democrats have a lot of wimps and losers." Only last month Moore was calling Hillary Clinton a Democratic Party star who had a good chance of winning in 2008. But her widely reported move to the center has apparently turned him off. Moore was particularly irked...
  • Are we facing the threat of fascism?

    01/24/2005 10:42:04 AM PST · by StottNikk · 146 replies · 2,690+ views
    Socialist Worker Online ^ | Elizabeth Schulte
    Are we facing the threat of fascism? By Elizabeth Schulte, Janury 21, 2005 Faced with the prospect of four more years of George W. Bush, some on the left claimed that fascism was on horizon if Bush was re-elected. “We should not gloss over the reality that the Bush team has neared some elements of fascism in its day-to-day operations - and forces inside the Bush administration would be well-positioned to move it even farther to the right after 2004,” left-wing columnist Norman Solomon warned. “We don’t want to find out how fascistic a second term of George W. Bush’s...

    01/21/2005 8:49:31 AM PST · by no_apathy · 100 replies · 3,376+ views
    Code Pink ^ | 1/20/2005 | Code Pink
    MEMBERS OF CODEPINK: WOMEN FOR PEACE UNFURL BANNERS AND SPEAK OUT AGAINST THE IRAQ WAR DURING GEORGE BUSH’S INAUGURAL ADDRESS Washington, DC – As George W. Bush gave his inaugural address in front of the U.S. Capitol, six women peace activists stood up on their chairs in the VIP section and shouted “bring the troops home!” The women also held up banners reading “No War,” “Out of Iraq Now,” and “Bush Mandate: Troops Home Now.” They were dragged out of the inaugural ceremony by the police, and two of the women are still in police custody.
  • Worker's World Party Protest Freak Show On C-SPAN-2 NOW!!!

    01/20/2005 7:09:01 PM PST · by Doctor Raoul · 144 replies · 2,298+ views
    Tune in and listen to all the speakers spout "That Good Old Commie Melody" regardless of what group they respresent. Isn't this supposed to be a protest against BUSH right? These guys hate AMERICA, you can see and hear they say so. Take the speaker's name and search for that name and "COMMUNIST" and see what drops out. The Himmler looking Brian Becker won't admit to his WWP Secretariat credentials on his resume.