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Commentary :: [none]

The Tragedy of Margaret Hassan

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"Although aware of her sensitive position, Margaret never hesitated to tell it like it is – which usually implied harsh criticism of US/UK policy in the region. What is horrifically ironic about her current predicament is that it is precisely that policy regime which has led her to this life-threatening situation. Margaret did not participate in Blair’s war to turn a profit, Blair’s war came to her. For this reason, Mr. Blair is ethically obliged to do whatever his power allows to obtain her freedom...."

Editor note: Margaret Hassan was taken captive in Iraq October 19. Nabil Al-Tikriti is an Assistant Professor of History at the Unversity of Mary Washington, in Fredericksburg. He can be reached at naltikriti[at]yahoo.com Please also note his blog sites linked at the end of the op-ed. -j
 

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News :: [none]

Activists’ Field Trip to West Virginia: Reportback on Mountain Range Removal

Eighteen activists from North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia gathered in West Virginia on November 7 and 8, for a heartbreaking, yet exciting weekend of witnessing, listening, and strategizing. The trip was organized for activists across the region to witness the devastation euphemistically known as mountaintop removal (hereafter called mountain range removal), to listen to people in the coalfields speak of life on the front lines, to network with local organizers, and to further develop strategy and tactics to stop this insanity.
 

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Commentary :: Right Wing

Fuck The South

If you read only one rant this post election season, make it this one. If you want to follow links supporting this rant, go to the URL. Enjoy!
 

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Commentary :: Media

"Democracy Now" Propaganda for Electoral Fraud and Fallujah Massacre, by Scott Loughrey

Bush_11_05_2004.jpgAmy Goodman and 'Democracy Now' never have appeared more like CIA assets than in the aftermath of the November 2nd, 2004 "election".
 

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Commentary :: Elections & Legislation

Prophecy Nov 13 : PEOPLE POWER!

Not just a slogan but something that you do....
 

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Commentary :: Miscellaneous

BTL:Ohio's History of Voter Suppression in African American Community Likely...

...to Have Affected Election Results ~ Interview with Greg Palast, BBC-TV investigative reporter and author, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
 

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Announcement :: Globalization

A Power Point Presentation of Lottocracy

In a lottocracy, representatives are not elected. They are selected randomly as in a lottery. Money, advertising, family name, or other factors will no longer play any role. The job must not be sought after. According to Aristotle the appointment by vote is oligarchic, whereas the appointment by lot is democratic.
 

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News :: Animal Rights

Making Tourism in ARGENTINA??- ATROCITIES AGAINST ANIMALS

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN WELCOME TO ARGENTINA!!!
 

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News :: Elections & Legislation

Send Kerry personal experiences of voter fraud

The law firm of John Kerry's brother is investigating claims of voter fraud. Word has it that Kerry will "unconcede" if the evidence presents itself.
 

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Commentary :: Right Wing

ANOTHER "MISSION ACCOMPLISHED?"

A MESSAGE TO THE ALLEGED WINNERS FROM A VIETNAM VETERAN
 

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