Now Playing: Peacemakers arrested for trying to stop the war
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Saturday, 31 March 2007
Senator Smiths Office - and no corporate media?
Now Playing: Peacemakers arrested for trying to stop the war
So finally the ball is bouncing .... but there is some spin on it
Mood: not sure
Now Playing: Corn Shortage? Farmers for food or fuel or ....both?
Seems to be some questions on availability
Here is the article on Cnet:
There are 114 ethanol distilleries in operation across the country which produce ethanol from corn. Production is projected to exceed 6 billion gallons this year compared with 4.89 billion gallons in 2006, and some 3 billion gallons in capacity will be added in 2007, the group said.
U.S. farmers plan to cash in on the fuel ethanol boom by planting the largest area of corn in 63 years, potentially yielding a record crop and calming fears that renewable fuels will steal grain needed for food and feed, the federal government said Friday
Wednesday, 28 March 2007
* F * The Corporate Media
Now Playing: LIARS - SCAMMERS - SPINNING - MANIPULATING - ASSHOLES
I AM SO SICK AND TIRED OF THE CORPORATE MEDIA BULLSHITTING US CITIZENS
I AM SICK OF BEING BUFFALOED SCAMMED MISINFORMED AND LIED TO
I AM SICK OF SEEING THE GOVERNMENT NEOCON’S HAND ON MY NEWS
I AM SICK OF BEING TOLD FABRICATED LIES
READ HOW "ONE MORE TIME" THE MEDIA CHEATS THE CITIZEN IN MY POST BELOW FROM THE "TIMES" SWITCHING STORIES THE USA READS COMPARED TO WHAT THE REST OF THE WORLD READS
WHY DO THEY DO THIS? ONE GUESS - ON FRICKING GUESS WHAT WOULD MOTIVATE THEM TO SWITCH STORIES ON THE PUBLIC
MANIPULATING FRICKING LIARS
~ Joe Anybody
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***************TIMES STORY HERE********************
Time Caught in Act of
Dumbing Down the News for
Blogger Paul Schmelzer has been busy raising questions about some of the nation's widely read periodicals when it comes to the selection of their cover stories—namely the difference between Time's April 2 U.S. and International editions. While the international cover features a story about Pakistani religious extremists filtering across the border of Afghanistan "with the intention of imposing their strict interpretation of Islam on a population unable to fight back," the US edition of the publication features the story, "The Case for Teaching the Bible." Schmelzer wonders why Time isn't giving the U.S. the same edition that the rest of the world is seeing on newsstands. The choice can't only be about marketing and keeping newsstand sales up in the U.S. Somethings a little fishy here.
This isn't the first time that a major US news weekly has pulled this trick of presenting the news differently to US readers than it does to the rest of the world. Last September, Newsweek gave international readers a cover story about the Taliban and US readers a cover featuring photographer Annie Leibovitz, in essence replacing with a hard-hitting news story of international importance with a much lighter celebrity piece. In the case of both the Time and the Newsweek cover story cover-ups, the stories were related to coverage of the Taliban. Is marketing getting in the way of the serious news in the U.S.? Or is the media afraid to tell Americans what they don't want to hear? Only Time can tell.
- Mother Jones (((http://www.motherjones.com/index.html)))
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The Ghosts of Abu Ghraib
Now Playing: Interview from Rory Kennedy (Senator Kennedy's Daughter)
"The Ghosts of
AN INTERVIEW OF THE HBO FILM DIRECTOR
"The Ghosts of Abu Ghraib" - a new HBO documentary - traces the political and legal precedents that led to the torture of prisoners at the infamous Iraqi prison. It includes numerous interviews with U.S. soldiers directly involved with torture at Abu Ghraib, Iraqi torture survivors as well as experts, legal scholars and former government officials. We speak with acclaimed filmmaker Rory Kennedy.
Tuesday, 27 March 2007
Dad says: My son pleaded guilty - so he could go home
Mood: don't ask
Now Playing: USA - GITMO ruins lives and forces confession, what a Hell Hole!
Lawyers for an Australian who was the first terror suspect to plead guilty before military tribunals at Guantanamo Bay met in private with prosecutors Tuesday to formalize details of a confession expected to speed his return home.
David Hicks, who was accused of supporting al-Qaida and the Taliban during the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, entered the plea Monday in a surprise development seen as a bid to end his five-year imprisonment at the U.S. naval base in southeast Cuba.
The United States has agreed to allow Hicks to serve any sentence in Australia, and the U.S. military said a conviction on his charge of providing material support for terrorism could allow him to return home by the end of the year.
Hicks' father, Terry Hicks, told Australian Broadcasting Corp. radio on Tuesday that he believed his son pleaded guilty as part of a bargain with prosecutors that would get him out of Guantanamo: "It's a way to get home, and he's told us he just wants to get home."
The guilty plea came at the opening session of a new military tribunal signed into law in October by President Bush after the Supreme Court struck down the previous system.
Critics of the
commissions said the
plea reflected Hicks'
despair over his
prospects for justice
"He and his attorneys knew he could not receive a fair trial, so Hicks pleaded guilty," said Marine Lt. Col. Colby Vokey, the lawyer for Omar Khadr, a Canadian detainee who is expected to face charges before the commission.
Hicks, a 31-year-old Muslim convert, pleaded guilty to one charge of providing support to a terror organization involved in hostilities against the United States. But he denied a second allegation of supporting terrorism.
He allegedly attended terrorist training camps in Afghanistan and reported to an al-Qaida commander after the Sept. 11 attacks, but he was not accused of firing a shot against U.S. or coalition forces. He was captured in December 2001 and was one of the first men taken to Guantanamo a month later.
Hicks, who lives at a maximum-security facility at Guantanamo, has been transferred to a complex with special meeting rooms to make it easier to consult with his lawyers.
At a private conference Tuesday, the defense and prosecution were expected to discuss details of the guilty plea before presenting it to the military judge, Marine Corps Col. Ralph Kohlmann, said Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman. Kohlmann was expected to make the determination this week.
"Under commission rules the military judge must be satisfied that Hicks' guilty plea is voluntary and otherwise lawful," Whitman said.
Members of a military tribunal convened for Hicks' case are expected to travel to Guantanamo this week to approve any sentence. Defense attorneys said a gag order by the military judge prevented them from discussing details of the plea until a sentence is announced.
Hicks is the only detainee charged so far by the reconstituted tribunal system. The military says as many as 80 of the 385 men held at Guantanamo will likely face prosecution.
A challenge of the new system is pending before the Supreme Court. Lawyers for detainees have asked the high court to step in again and guarantee that the prisoners can challenge their confinement in U.S. courts.
Sunday, 25 March 2007
Get Down & Protest like Your Life Depends On It !
Now Playing: Taking it to the streets - Washington DC - Protesting & Arrests
This was in my email box this morning ~joe
For the entire week of March 12 - 19, activists from all over the U.S. maintained a 24-hour presence at the Encampment to Stop the War, directly across the reflecting pool from the Capitol Building.
On Saturday, March 17 they joined with tens of thousands of activists for the March on the Pentagon, organized by the Answer Coalition, World Can't Wait, and others, on the fourth anniversary of the criminal invasion of Iraq.
Thursday, 22 March 2007
How much of this Rove shit can we take?
Now Playing: Corruption - Scandals - And Stealing Democracy
* Copied from -->
'The clock is ticking. Money is going to run out for our forces in Iraq sometime next month,' White House spokesman Tony Snow said Thursday. 'Is that the message you want to send to men and women who are putting their lives on the line?'
IT IS THE MESSAGE! (~joe)
Well Z3 Readers it looks like
The Rove Shit is hitting the fan……….
A US Senate panel Thursday authorized subpoenas of White House officials over the disputed dismissal of federal prosecutors, escalating a confrontation between the Democratic-led Congress and President George W Bush.
With Republicans arguing against the move, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted largely along party lines to allow its chairman to issue the subpoenas against five former and current administration officials, including Bush's top political strategist, Karl Rove.
Bush has vowed to fight Congress' demand - possibly in court - and warned Democrats against staging 'show trials.' Forcing his closest advisers to testify under oath would undermine the confidentiality he needs to run the country, Bush argues.
Democrats railed against what the White House has portrayed as a take-it-or-leave-it offer for officials to talk informally with lawmakers.
'What we're told we can get is nothing, nothing, nothing,' said the Senate panel's chairman, Patrick Leahy.Congressional Democrats are also challenging Bush on the war in Iraq.
Wednesday, 21 March 2007
IMPEACH THE LIAR IN CHEIF
Now Playing: Going On Our 5th Year Of, Bush's War On Iraq
Topic: FAILURE by the GOVERNMENT
I have been real busy with the Peace March and making videos with my new cam recorder
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Here is an article I copied from the website Blue Oregon: http://www.blueoregon.com/2007/03/impeachment_the.html#more
I just don't get it.
If George W Bush got drunk in a bar, went out driving, and then hit and killed a family of four from Baltimore, he'd be impeached, convicted and thrown in prison in the blink of an eye. Even his staunchest supporters and the most hardened ideologues of the right would toss him out of office and into the arms of the prosecutor. Deliberate actions of that kind that kill people are be tolerated by no one.
And what was Bush's declaration of war but a reckless and deliberate act that has resulted in the deaths of over 3,000 Americans and tens of thousands of non-combatant Iraqis?
"Hey bartender, get me a glass and a bottle of Jack. I'm the damn King of the World, and I'm gonna celebrate my owndamnself like a real man! And then I'm gonna drive my motherhumping Humvee right up someone's sorry ass if they even think of getting in my way!"
This wasn't a matter of "Oops, I guess I had a bit more to drink than I thought." He meant to kill people. Lots of people. That's what happens when you start a war: You make decide to kill as many people as possible. You call them enemies to make it tolerable to the weak-willed and weak-minded who don't like to think about that part of war. And as Commander-in-Chief, another decision gets made: To kill your own troops. There's no getting around that one, either. The person who declares war decides that lots of people are going to die. Bush claimed he didn't want "unneccesary" deaths but death is indeed what he ordered when he sent American troops into Iraq.
"Kill someone? Hell, yea, now that ya mention it, I guess I could. Heh heh, too bad for them I guess. Heh heh. Woops! They wanna be safe, people ought to stay home and watch Fox News instead of driving around at night."
Bush sat down with the rest of his gang, Cheney, Rice, Rumsfeld and the other warmongers who cheerfully aligned themselves with his decision to kill people (including poor sorry Tony Blair). They did have one initial problem to overcome at first, and that was that they had nothing substantial on which to base the war. But by God (literally), they were going to start their war regardless of facts or need.
Saturday, 17 March 2007
3 Denied Access To Public Servants Office
Now Playing: A sad day whe you see kind loving people go to jail - Watch my video
These men who were arrested ......inspire me!
3 men got arrested at the WTO Center for .....
3 men got arrested at the WTO Center for .....
trespassing ..... they want the senator to "not fund the war"
But he wont...and he wont even see you if you show up ...Unless you have an appointment!
So now what ? ...throw peaceful people in jail?
Hell we kill innocent people in Iraq ...why not!!!!!
Check out my Google Video here --> http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2235463856419852730&hl=en
there are others like these three ......how many will it take ?
Here is my Indy media Post on this: http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2007/03/355758.shtml
See you in the streets
Thursday, 15 March 2007
Homeless Protest and Joe Anybody is there
Now Playing: Video taping and sharing can be done by any joe anybody
So there is this protest going on in Portland downtown that is pertaining to a new proposed law that would make it illegal to sit or lie on the sidewalk (downtown only) and if your blocking so much of a % of the "right of way". My videos are here on Portland INDY MEDIA http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2007/03/355710.shtml
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Number 2 Google
I believe this is being organized by the PBA or something like that. Basically the downtown business don't want "homeless or loitering" in front of their business, so they are pushing behind this unconstitutional law. As one can hear in my crappy audio taping that was with the video portion, mentions that this law is to be implanted after a few measure are in place.....and I did say a "few" ....those being .....public restroom, benches (dozen) and day shelter available.
I read on a comment left on INDY MEDIA where a similar bill was passed and then was found unconstitutional. Here is what that poster said:
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