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  • Cop-Killer's Caucus (St. Denis, France, names street in honor of Mumia Abu-Jamal and 31 Ds approve)

    12/09/2006 10:45:18 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 756+ views
    Opinion Journal ^ | 12/7/06 | James Taranto - BOTW
    The House yesterday passed a resolution "condemning the decision of St. Denis, France, to name a street in honor of Mumia Abu-Jamal, the convicted murder [sic] of Philadelphia Police Office Danny Faulkner." The vote was 368-31, with 8 members voting "present." Here's a list of what one might call the Cop-Killer's Caucus, the congressmen who voted against the resolution, all Democrats: The "present" votes came from Sam Farr (Calif.), Al Green (Texas), Luis Gutierrez (Ill.), Sheila Jackson-Lee (Texas), John Lewis (Ga.), George Miller (Calif.), Janice Schakowsky (Ill.) and Melvin Watt (N.C.). Tellingly, every member of the Pennsylvania delegation who was...
  • Paris suburb names street for cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

    05/16/2006 12:51:02 PM PDT · by pittsburgh gop guy · 46 replies · 1,381+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Tue, May. 16, 2006 | Jennifer Lin
    Paris suburb names street for cop-killer Abu-Jamal By Jennifer Lin Inquirer Staff Writer As Philadelphians cope with another police slaying, news comes that a suburb of Paris has named a street for Mumia Abu-Jamal, convicted of the 1981 murder of Police Officer Daniel Faulkner. Hundreds of supporters of Abu-Jamal attended a ceremony on April 29 to dedicate the Rue Mumia-Abu Jamal in the city of St.-Denis. "In France, they see him as a towering figure," said Suzanne Ross, cochair of the Free Mumia Coalition of New York City, who was part of the ceremony. Ross said the street is in...
  • Under media glare, politics can quickly become public.(Lefty punk cop killer lover)

    04/27/2006 5:49:59 PM PDT · by Leisler · 11 replies · 569+ views
    Yale Daily News ^ | Thursday, April 27, 2006 | JAMES KIRCHICK
    For most Yalies, the name Chesa Boudin '03 is not likely to ring a bell. He is the son of Kathy Boudin and David Gilbert, who in a 1981 robbery gone awry, aided in the murder of two police officers and a Brinks security guard in Nyack, N.Y. They were members of the Weathermen, a ragtag group of mostly white, mostly privileged kids who arose from the dark underbelly of the social and political upheaval of the 1960s. Chesa caused a minor stir in the media four years ago when he won a Rhodes scholarship, due to the way in...
  • Moral confusion

    03/14/2006 11:18:27 AM PST · by Jean S · 15 replies · 1,168+ views ^ | March 13, 2006 | John Leo
    Rachel Corrie, a young American woman accidentally flattened by an Israeli bulldozer during a protest in Gaza three years ago,  is a hero to Palestinians and the anti-American left. When she died, a photo of her burning an American flag sealed her high status on the left. Her honors included many vigils, memorials, buildings named for her, at least two plays, an annual pancake breakfest and  the Rachel Corrie Award for courage in the teaching of writing. Why helping people learn to write should require courage is not explained. I have been planning for some time to write about America’s peculiar...

    12/16/2005 5:47:13 AM PST · by Fintan · 5 replies · 265+ views
    Philadelphia Daily News ^ | Michael Smerconish
    THE GOVERNOR of Maureen Faulkner's home state has just shown appropriate support for the memory of her deceased Philadelphia police officer husband, murdered 24 years ago last Friday by Mumia Abu-Jamal.I refer not to Pennsylvania Gov. Rendell, but to California's Arnold Schwarzenegger.In denying clemency to Stanley Tookie Williams, Schwarzenegger cited Williams' support of convicted cop-killer Mumia (among others), as an indication of his lack of repentance.Three hours after Williams' death by lethal injection, I broke that news to Maureen Faulkner, who was grateful that Schwarzenegger had acknowledged Williams' support for the man who killed her husband on a cold...
  • Appeals Court to Hear Mumia Abu-Jamal Case

    12/08/2005 10:20:16 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 38 replies · 1,144+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 12/8/05 | Michael Rubinkam - ap
    PHILADELPHIA - A federal appeals court has agreed to hear an appeal from death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal, the former Black Panther convicted in the 1981 murder of a white Philadelphia police officer. In the most significant ruling in the case in four years, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said it would consider three of Abu-Jamal's claims. Abu-Jamal, 51, a one-time radio reporter, was convicted in 1982 of shooting Daniel Faulkner, 25, after the officer pulled over Abu-Jamal's brother in 1981. Abu-Jamal's attorney, Robert Bryan, did not immediately return a call for comment. Prosecutor Hugh Burns called the...
  • Outrage over honor for cop-killer inmate

    10/29/2005 10:27:17 PM PDT · by Coleus · 73 replies · 1,599+ views
    Star Ledger ^ | 10.29.05 | MIKE FRASSINELLI
    Cop-killer transsexual Leslie Ann Nelson was honored as an Inmate of the Month during a recent ceremony in which she received a certificate, a hug and a special lunch, infuriating a statewide police organization that represents nearly 30,000 officers. "The idea that our state would award a vicious and cold-blooded murderer like Leslie Ann Nelson is both outrageous and disgusting," said state Policemen's Benevolent Association President Michael J. Madonna, who yesterday called for the New Jersey Department of Corrections to end the Inmate of the Month award and for the warden at Nelson's prison to step down. The award also...
  • Don't like cops, till they need 'em

    10/13/2005 3:05:20 PM PDT · by Fun Bob · 22 replies · 1,101+ views ^ | Thu, Oct. 13, 2005 | Dan Gross
    Anarchist-run Wooden Shoe Books (508 S. 5th) has been a place where one could buy pro-Mumia Abu Jamal shirts and other anti-police merchandise. But when the store was held up on the afternoon of Oct. 7 by a man who claimed he had a gun, guess who was called to help? According to the Philadelphia Police Department's report, an assailant flashed a bulge in his belt to a female clerk and demanded the store's money. She gave him about $200 in cash, and $40 worth of SEPTA tokens. When we asked about the irony of an anti-police organization calling the...
  • House rejects naming California post office after Berkeley activist [Maudelle Shirek]

    09/28/2005 9:31:12 AM PDT · by OXENinFLA · 13 replies · 712+ views
    Find law ^ | 9-28-05 | ERICA WERNER
    (AP) - WASHINGTON-House Republicans rejected a Democratic resolution to name a post office in Berkeley, California, after a longtime local activist and city councilwoman, saying 94-year-old Maudelle Shirek doesn't represent American values. The 215-190 vote was an unusual refusal of an honor that's normally routine. House rules allow lawmakers to propose renaming post offices in their district, and fellow lawmakers usually agree without debate. But Rep. Steve King, an Iowa Republican who led the opposition, said Shirek's background "sets her apart from, I will say, the most consistent of American values." King gave no details in a speech on the...
  • SFSU Hosts a Terrorist (Cindy Sheehan with Lynne Stewart et al)

    08/13/2005 12:24:24 PM PDT · by Stultis · 27 replies · 4,959+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 2 May 2005 | Lee Kaplan
    SFSU Hosts a TerroristBy Lee | May 2, 2005 Lynne Stewart “Why can’t we get anyone but criminals to come here to SFSU and speak?” Robert Journey, treasurer of San Francisco State University College Republicans asked rhetorically as five members of the campus club met to attend a lecture by Lynne Stewart. The terrorist lawyer, who billed herself as a “Civil Rights Lawyer and Political Prisoner,” was recently convicted of conspiracy and for passing along fatwas (Islamic religious edicts) from Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman to his terrorist followers in Egypt’s Islamic Group. Rahman is the blind sheikh responsible for...
  • (Oct. 2003) Mumia made honorary citizen of Paris

    07/21/2005 10:44:31 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 25 replies · 592+ views
    Mumia Made Honorary Citizen of Paris On October 4, 2003, the city of Paris made an honorary citizen of celebrated US death row inmate and black activist Mumia Abu-Jamal, falsely accused and sentenced to death for the 1981 murder of white Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. It is the first time Paris has bestowed the honor since Pablo Picasso was made honorary citizen in 1971, Socialist Mayor of Paris Bertrand Delanoe told an audience of 200 people, taking the occasion to attack the barbarity of the death penalty. In attacking the "barbarity called the death penalty," the mayor said "as...
  • Jerrold Nadler's Two Faces on Terror

    06/13/2005 5:29:37 AM PDT · by SJackson · 18 replies · 1,257+ views ^ | June 13, 2005 | Jacob Laksin
    Jerrold Nadler's Two Faces on Terror By Jacob | June 13, 2005Last Friday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Patriot Act had already been adjourned, but Jerrold Nadler, the Democratic blimpish congressman from New York and one of the leftmost members of the House Judiciary Committee, was too wound up to care: “We are not besmirching the honor of the United States, we are trying to uphold it,” bellowed the hefty Nadler. By this, Nadler meant to defend his attacks on the alleged abuses of the (in fact) privileged  prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. Thanks to the efforts of the...
  • COP KILLER UNCAGED -- '60s radical Boudin free

    09/18/2003 1:38:07 PM PDT · by Coleus · 32 replies · 943+ views
    NY Post ^ | 09.18.03
    <p>Kathy Boudin, carrying roses she was given after her mother died, walks out of a Westchester prison yesterday (above). She was jailed 22 years ago for her role in the infamous Brinks heist that left two cops and a guard dead.</p>
  • Academic Witch-Hunt (This time, it's a "racist" professor at Southern Illinois University)

    05/01/2005 9:13:47 PM PDT · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 51 replies · 1,653+ views ^ | April 27, 2005 | Thomas Ryan
    On April 11, Jonathan Bean, a professor of history at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (SIUC), received the college’s “Outstanding Teacher Award.” But just two days later, Bean became the scourge of the campus, abandoned by teaching assistants and vilified as a purveyor of “racist propaganda.” Behind Bean’s sudden fall from admired academic to campus Enemy Number One was a cabal of eight radical academics in the SIUC history department. Bean's offense was to have assigned as optional reading for his history class a 2001 Frontpagemag report titled “Remembering the Zebra Killings” by James Lubinskas. The class topic was “Civil...
  • Mayor in middle of Abu-Jamal dispute

    02/16/2005 7:41:23 AM PST · by tiggs · 24 replies · 696+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Wed, Feb. 16, 2005 | Angela Couloumbis
    The mayor called the widow of slain Philadelphia Police Office Daniel Faulkner Monday to apologize for any pain caused by a meeting city officials held with two French politicians last Friday. That meeting ended with an impromptu rally inside City Hall by a group of demonstrators protesting on behalf of Mumia Abu-Jamal, the man convicted of killing Faulkner. During the private phone conversation Monday, Street told Maureen Faulkner that he believed Abu-Jamal murdered her husband, and that Abu-Jamal is in prison "and that is where he belongs," Faulkner said in an interview yesterday. But that brought a swift - and...
  • French Mumia backers get Liberty Bells - Slain cop's wife outraged by city's gesture

    02/12/2005 4:31:57 AM PST · by dirtboy · 33 replies · 1,018+ views
    Philadelphia Daily News ^ | 2/12/2005 | CHRIS BRENNAN
    French politicians and activists seeking a new trial and freedom for convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal were welcomed in a Friday rally at City Hall and given replicas of the Liberty Bell. Mjenzi Traylor, the city's first deputy director of commerce, told the crowd of about 150 that he was there to "make certain that we are receiving the message that you would like for us to deliver to Mayor Street." Maureen Faulkner, the widow of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner, later called that greeting an "absolute outrage." Abu-Jamal was convicted of murdering Faulkner in 1981. "This man stood over...
  • Ben Cohen of Ben & Jerry's Ice cream, schemes to "increase profits" by supporting a cop-killer.

    10/25/2004 9:48:59 PM PDT · by cowboy_code · 39 replies · 3,214+ views
    Ben and Jerry's Boycott Ben Cohen of Ben & Jerry's Ice cream, schemes to "increase profits" by supporting a cop-killer. Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's, co-authored a book titled "Ben & Jerry's Double-Dip : How to Run a Values-Led Business and Make Money, Too ". This book explains "How your commitment to worthy social causes will result in unprecedented customer and employee loyalty -- and increased profit". Ben Cohen believes that it's good for business to become involved in social causes. One of the social causes he has chosen to become involved in is the "Free Mumia Jamal"...
  • James Taranto's Best of the Web Today: Cop Killers for Kerry

    08/27/2004 3:27:08 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 9 replies · 611+ views
    WSJ/Opinion Journal ^ | August 26, 2004 | James Taranto
    BY JAMES TARANTOThursday, August 26, 2004 5:27 p.m. EDT Cop Killers for KerryWell, maybe not quite for Kerry, but against Bush anyway. Mumia Abu-Jamal, the murderer of Philadelphia policeman Daniel Faulkner and a hero of the extreme left and the French, has an article in Workers World, the newspaper of the eponymous "independent Marxist" party, in which he declares that "President Bush's cowboy-style diplomacy, and the slick way he promised to govern one way only to actually govern another, has grated on people, until many just want to see him quietly pass into retirement."But Abu-Jamal is skeptical of Kerry's...
  • Amnesty International's Week for Student Action

    04/09/2004 6:19:59 PM PDT · by It's me · 7 replies · 282+ views
    The Troubadour | April 9, 2004 | Sara Connolly
    Recently many eager students took time out of their day to "take action" against various evils in the world, specifically violence against women, by writing letters organized through a campaign by Amnesty International as part of their National Week of Student Action. This is a noble cause, one might think; the event, at my school, was advertised with such slogans as Pope Paul VI's quote, "If you want peace, work for justice." But Amnesty International deserves a closer look. As with every activist group, Amnesty International has a clear agenda underlying every action, and they have a stake in every...
  • They're behind bars, but they're set to run for President (Mumia/Peltier)

    12/29/2003 10:38:04 AM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 9 replies · 270+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 29 December 2003 | Ed Fletcher
    The Buzz: They're behind bars, but they're set to run By Ed Fletcher -- Bee Capitol BureauPublished 2:15 a.m. PST Monday, December 29, 2003 Twenty-two Americans will appear on California primary election ballots March 2 in a bid to become president of the United States. Among them are 10 Democrats, one Republican, one American Independent, four Greens, three Libertarians, and two people in prison. The two convicted felons, Mumia Abu-Jamal and Leonard Peltier, are running -- from their cells -- as Peace and Freedom Party candidates. There's a third Peace and Freedom candidate as well. Abu-Jamal has been on Pennsylvania's...
  • Mumia Muddle

    10/15/2003 10:31:51 AM PDT · by Unam Sanctam · 9 replies · 147+ views
    National Review Online ^ | Oct. 15, 2003 | Mark Goldblatt
    If it weren't so distasteful, the wire-service story that Paris last week made convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal an honorary citizen would read like a bad joke. The city's Socialist mayor, Bertrand Delanoe, shouted, "Mumia is a Parisian!" as a crowd of approximately 200 people cheered. The honor, according to Delanoe, is also intended to protest America's continued use of capital punishment — though Abu-Jamal's death sentence was overturned on a technicality in 2001; he is now serving a life sentence. It's a life sentence he surely earned. On December 9, 1981, a 25-year-old Philadelphia cop named Danny Faulkner pulled...
  • Mumia's French Connection

    10/10/2003 2:31:36 AM PDT · by kattracks · 9 replies · 174+ views ^ | 10/10/03 | J.D. Cassidy
    This piece is adapted from an article entitled: “Don’t Free Mumia,” which appeared in Politically There are currently more than 5,000 convicted murderers imprisoned in the United States. Yet only one of them had the privilege this week of being made an honorary citizen of Paris.On October 5th, the convicted cop killer and self-avowed Marxist, Mumia Abu Jamal, was honored in a public ceremony during which Bertrand Delanoe, Paris’s socialist mayor, stood before a cheering crowd of 200 French leftists, raised a closed fist to the world, and shouted “Mumia Is A Parisian!” [1]Angela Davis, the Communist college...

    10/09/2003 1:25:21 AM PDT · by kattracks · 15 replies · 208+ views
    New York Post ^ | 10/09/03
    <p>October 9, 2003 -- What is it about the French that makes them fall in love with murderers? Having done their best to protect Saddam Hussein from the U.S. military as a member of the notorious "Axis of Weasel," France's capital, Paris, has now bestowed honorary citizenship on a convicted cop-killer - the guilty-as-sin Mumia Abu-Jamal.</p>
  • Mumia Abu-Jamal named honorary Paris citizen

    10/07/2003 4:55:29 PM PDT · by paulat · 20 replies · 349+ views
    US death row inmate made Paris citizen PARIS, Oct 4 (AFP) - The city of Paris Saturday made an honorary citizen of celebrated US death row inmate and black activist Mumia Abu-Jamal, sentenced to die for the 1981 murder of a white Philadelphia policeman. It is the first time Paris has bestowed the honour since Pablo Picasso was made honorary citizen in 1971, Socialist mayor of Paris Bertrand Delanoe told an audience of 200 people, taking the occasion to attack the "barbarity" of the death penalty. Print this article Email this article Write to the editor Start or join a...
  • "Mumia Abu-Jamal Made Honorary Citizen in Paris"

    10/06/2003 2:23:08 PM PDT · by priceofreedom · 22 replies · 214+ views
    chron watch ^ | Monday, October 06, 2003 | Parker Ames
    "Mumia Abu-Jamal Made Honorary Citizen in Paris" Posted by Parker Ames Monday, October 06, 2003 Proving once and for all that France is the bastion of all things left of center, the Socialist mayor of Paris has made convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal an honorary citizen. The following Yahoo News article sheds light on the ceremony that predictably turned into an anti-American hate-fest. The city of Paris made an honorary citizen of celebrated US death row inmate and black activist Mumia Abu-Jamal, sentenced to die for the 1981 murder of a white Philadelphia policeman. It is the first time Paris...
  • Paris awards honorary citizenship to activist (Mumia Abu-Jamal) on death row in US

    10/04/2003 6:38:37 PM PDT · by dennisw · 21 replies · 209+ views
    Hindustan Times Agence France-Presse ^ | Paris, October 4 | Agence France-Presse
    Paris awards honorary citizenship to activist on death row in US Agence France-Presse Paris, October 4 The city of Paris on Saturday awarded honorary citizenship to a celebrated US black activist on the death row. Mumia Abu-Jamal has been sentenced to death for the 1981 murder of a white Philadelphia policeman. It is the first time Paris has bestowed the honour since Pablo Picasso was made honorary citizen in 1971, Socialist mayor of Paris Bertrand Delanoe told an audience of 200 people, taking the occasion to attack the "barbarity" of the death penalty. Abu-Jamal, a former Black Panther civil rights...
  • Death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal made honorary citizen of Paris [FRANCE ALERT]

    10/04/2003 2:58:15 PM PDT · by nwrep · 90 replies · 1,546+ views
    Yahoo Singapore ^ | October 5, 2003 | nwrep
    US death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal honorary citizen of Paris by the Mayor of Paris, above Death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal made honorary citizen of Paris Sunday October 5, 1:49 AM The city of Paris made an honorary citizen of celebrated US death row inmate and black activist Mumia Abu-Jamal, sentenced to die for the 1981 murder of a white Philadelphia policeman.It is the first time Paris has bestowed the honor since Pablo Picasso was made honorary citizen in 1971, Socialist mayor of Paris Bertrand Delanoe told an audience of 200 people, taking the occasion to attack the "barbarity"...
  • ANSWER leftists urge ACTION on PA prison to help Mumia

    08/21/2003 8:31:59 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 31 replies · 168+ views
    August 21, 2003 Dear ANSWER supporter: We are forwarding the following email on behalf of Mumia Abu-Jamal, an African American revolutionary journalist who has been languishing on death row in Pennsylvania for 21 years. Mumia is known and loved worldwide as the "voice of the voiceless" because he has defended the rights of the poor, the oppressed and working people everywhere. Mumia has supported every anti-war demonstration and you have probably heard some of his solidarity messages played at many rallies. Mumia needs the support of all of us as he continues to fight for his freedom and more immediately,...
  • Rachel Corrie Spotted with Che and Mumia (nausea alert)

    06/22/2003 6:36:11 PM PDT · by risk · 44 replies · 392+ views
    Muslim Wakeup! ^ | June 12, 2003 | Jawad Ali
    Rachel Corrie Spotted with Che and Mumia By Jawad Ali The Mission District in San Francisco is my new home. There are murals blossoming everywhere in this neighborhood that depict uplifting images of global struggles. The walls are covered with breathtaking images of nature, triumphant women of color, ancient cultures, community pride and all the modern heroes of social change.Courtesy of It came to me as no surprise that a freshly painted Rachel Corrie had joined the ranks of Caesar Chavez and Malcolm X as the young hero of the downtrodden. In this mural she is seen lending...
  • Sabotage Alleged in Abu-Jamal Defense

    05/25/2003 2:42:27 AM PDT · by sarcasm · 10 replies · 455+ views
    AP ^ | May 25, 2003
    PHILADELPHIA, May 24 -- Lawyers for convicted killer Mumia Abu-Jamal have accused his former attorney of "numerous acts of sabotage" in the case, including suppressing a confession. In a motion filed Friday with the state Supreme Court, Abu-Jamal's lawyers claim their client's previous attorney, Leonard Weinglass, withheld information that could have exonerated Abu-Jamal in the 1981 murder of police officer Daniel Faulkner during a traffic stop. The lawyers contend Weinglass refused to admit a confession by a self-proclaimed hit man who said he was hired by the mob to kill Faulkner.
  • Born on the same day.

    04/24/2003 3:29:58 AM PDT · by Martus · 3 replies · 170+ views
    I was on the Internet Movie Database yesterday, and I found out something. Guess which two people were born on the EXACT same day, April 23, 1954? Michael Moore,+Michael+(II) Mumia Abu Jamal,+Mumia Mumia is the convicted cop killer who liberals have rallied to support. Moore and Mumia born on the same day. I thought it was interesting.
  • (More reason to hate the French) French delegation brings $50,000 to aid Mumia’s appeals

    02/18/2003 4:20:24 PM PST · by doug from upland · 11 replies · 282+ views
    As Mumia Abu-Jamal awaits appellate court rulings on two major appeals initiated by his new team of lawyers, he continues writing at a rapid rate, turning out columns for posting on the web site maintained by his Philadelphia-based support group, the International Concerned Family & Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal.      And he receives increasing support from people opposed to the death penalty in general and concerned about the injustices of his case in particular. Mumia got a firm indication of that support on July 29 when a delegation from France visited him at the prison and showed him a check for...
  • THE ENEMY WITHIN Meet the U.S. Congress' dirty dozen terror caucus (Benedict Arnold Alert)

    01/26/2003 12:39:22 PM PST · by Jacob Kell · 8 replies · 263+ views
    Insight magazine (by way of ^ | January 26, 2003 | J. Michael Waller
    When he was governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Ridge signed the execution warrant for Muslim militant Mumia Abu-Jamal, whom a jury convicted of murdering Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner in 1981. Mumia had shot the 25-year-old policeman once in the back and point-blank in the face. A handful of congressmen, as part of a yearslong campaign to ''Free Mumia,'' assailed Ridge.
  • The Enemy Within

    01/26/2003 4:46:27 AM PST · by yoe · 2 replies · 156+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | January 26, 2003 | J. Michael Waller
    When he was governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Ridge signed the execution warrant for Muslim militant Mumia Abu-Jamal, whom a jury convicted of murdering Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner in 1981. Mumia had shot the 25-year-old policeman once in the back and point-blank in the face. A handful of congressmen, as part of a yearslong campaign to ''Free Mumia,'' assailed Ridge. Those same congressmen likely will give Ridge an even harder time in his new post as secretary of homeland security. The most senior of them, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., has been on the Mumia campaign since the start, signing letters,...
  • Behind the Placards: The odd and troubling origins of today’s anti-war movement

    12/31/2002 7:22:30 PM PST · by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten · 77 replies · 833+ views
    LA Weekly ^ | Nov. 7, 2002 | David Corn
    FREE MUMIA. FREE THE CUBAN 5. FREE JAMIL AL-AMIN (that’s H. Rap Brown, the former Black Panther convicted in March of killing a sheriff’s deputy in 2000). And free Leonard Peltier. Also, defeat Zionism. And, while we’re at it, let’s bring the capitalist system to a halt. When tens of thousands of people gathered near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial for an anti-war rally and march in Washington last Saturday, the demands hurled by the speakers extended far beyond the call for no war against Iraq. Opponents of the war can be heartened by the sight of people coming together in...
  • After-Action Report: Freep in the Big City: First-time Freeper Launches Against Communist Forces

    10/24/2002 8:49:40 PM PDT · by Mr. Silverback · 36 replies · 247+ views
    My Fevered Brain | 24 Oct 02 | Me
    Previous thread: Help me stage my First Freep!! Looking for help from Chicago Area Freepers (In the Loop) 22 October 20002 Like so many first combat missions, mine started before dawn. As I gathered with my fellow business students for the ride into Chicago, we could hear geese honking to each other above the overcast as they formed up for their flight South. It seemed like a good omen to me. Later in the day, after touring the sites we had come to visit, we were released on our own recognizance until it was time to board the train for...
  • Religious Left alert - Cynthia McKinney, Mumia, and Pastors for Peace united

    09/30/2002 4:59:26 PM PDT · by free biscet · 26 replies · 199+ views
    Intercepted e-mail from communist Pastors for Peace | 9-30-02
    From :  IFCO/Pastors for Peace <>   To :  (Recipient list suppressed)   Subject :  Cynthia McKinney and Mumia speaking at Oct 6 rally   Date :  Mon, 30 Sep 2002 12:58:18 -0400    Reply  Reply All  Forward  Printer Friendly Version   Dear Friends: Big news!  Representative Cynthia McKinney will be speaking at the Central Park Rally of Not in Our Name on Saturday along with many other major speakers.  The rally will also include a space where people can bring their own literature tables  and a mock voting booth where people can cast their own votes on the proposed War against Iraq.  The rally...
  • ED ASSNER TO LARRY ELDER: "I'm Not Equipped"

    09/30/2002 5:56:31 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 24 replies · 286+ views
    Larry Elder Show | 9-30-02 | dfu
    Larry Elder has the unpleasant misfortune to be seated next to Ed Assner (spelling mistake on purpose) at an event. He was discussing with Assner how he was wrong on Mumia and other issues and wanted Assner to come on his show to debate. Assner admitted that he was "Not equipped to go on the show and debate." How surprising is that. The left shoots off its mouth but is not prepared with facts to debate. Nitwits.

    04/05/2002 4:51:27 PM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 7 replies · 570+ views
    EMAIL from Ramsey Clark's people | 4-5-02
    APRIL 20 IN WASHINGTON DC GATHER AT THE WHITE HOUSE @ 11 AM !!!! - come to the Ellipse, on the south side of the White House - SPEAKERS TO INCLUDE: - Mumia Abu-Jamal (taped message) - Fadia Rafeedi, representative of Palestinian youth - Elias Rashmawi, Free Palestine Alliance - Tariq Ali Pakistani playwright & author - Rev. Graylan Hagler, Senior Minister, Plymouth Congregational Church - Dr. Helen Caldicott, Nobel Peace Prize Nominee - Ed Brown, Iman Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin?s (formerly H.Rap Brown) brother - Martin Espada, performance artist - Representative from Bayon USA (Filipino organization) - Macrina Cardenas, Mexico...