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  • Calif. Teachers Federation Endorses Convicted ‘Cop Killer’

    04/12/2011 9:17:59 AM PDT · by Signalman · 15 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 4/12/2011 | Jonathan M. Seidl
    The California Federation of Teachers — a branch of the AFL-CIO — has adopted a resolution at its annual conference supporting convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, the Daily Caller reports. From TheDC, which notes that Abu-Jamal is now being called a “journalist:” Among the resolutions largely pertaining to education and collective bargaining rights was Resolution 19 – to “Reaffirm support for death row journalist.” “Therefore, be it resolved, that the California Federation of Teachers reaffirm its support and demand that the courts consider the evidence of innocence of Mumia Abu-Jamal,” the Committee Report reads. Mumia Abu-Jamal, a former member of the...
  • French Take Helm of Combined Task Force 150

    08/25/2005 9:17:11 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 17 replies · 727+ views
    DVIDShub ^ | 08.24.2005 at 12:00am | dmccormick
    MANAMA, Bahrain –British Royal Navy Commodore Tony Rix turned over command of Task Force (CTF) 150, to French Vice Adm. Jacques Mazars Aug. 17 in Bahrain. CTF 150 was established near the beginning of Operation Enduring Freedom and is comprised of navies from Germany, France, Pakistan, Canada, the United Kingdom and United States, which is under the direction of U.S. Navy Vice Adm. David C. Nichols, Jr., Combined Maritime Forces Component Commander. CFMCC oversees maritime security operations (MSO) in and around the Arabian Gulf, North Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, Gulf of Aden, parts of the Indian Ocean and the...