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“Army Strong”

with Cindy Sheehan
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Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox Blog
Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox

cindyforcongress
August 31, 2009

This video is a mix of the Army Strong video produced by the army to entice young women and men to join the military. The other video is produced by Displaced Films which is a series of films produced for the Iraq Veterans Against the War http://ivaw.org/wintersoldier.

The series of films can also be seen here http://www.vimeo.com/5448532.

Please share this with everyone you know and especially young men and women.

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Cindy Sheehan: America needs to wake up

from the archives:

Winter Soldier Europe

Countdown: Cheney’s Tortured Truth

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MoxNewsDotCom
August 31, 2009

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August 31, 2009 MSNBC Keith Olbermann

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An Interview With Col. Lawrence Wilkerson (Part One) by Andy Worthington

Glenn Greenwald on CIA Interrogation Probe, Obama and Why the Media Failed on Covering Torture

Torture on Dandelion Salad

Noam Chomsky Meets with Chavez in Venezuela

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by James Suggett
venezuelanalysis.com
August 28th 2009

Mérida, August 27th 2009 (Venezuelanalysis.com) — U.S. author, dissident intellectual, and Professor of Linguistics at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology Noam Chomsky met for the first time with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in Caracas and analyzed hemispheric politics during a nationally televised forum on Monday.

Chomsky is well known in Venezuela for his critiques of U.S. imperialism and support for the progressive political changes underway in Venezuela and other Latin American countries in recent years. President Chavez regularly references Chomsky in speeches and makes widely publicized recommendations of Chomsky’s 2003 book, Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance.

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Larouche is no ‘socialist’ by Caleb T. Maupin

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By Caleb T. Maupin
www.workers.org
Aug 30, 2009 11:45 PM

The corporate media is doing another disservice to real socialists and communists by mislabeling Lyndon Larouche as a “communist” or “socialist,” as his followers attack and disrupt health care reform meetings. These activities add a new chapter to this group’s reactionary history, abetted by misrepresentation in the corporate media.

Larouche’s gang has stood outside “town hall” meetings holding pictures of Obama with a Hitler-style mustache and the words “I’ve changed.” The media have attempted to use Larouche’s behavior to attack the left. When covering the rightist attacks on health care proposals, several newspapers and television programs have identified Larouche’s followers and their despicable sign as “communist,” “socialist” and “leftist.” Such claims are a great falsehood and distortion of reality.

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Why Not Crippling Sanctions for Israel and the US? By Paul Craig Roberts

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By Paul Craig Roberts
August 31, 2009 “Information Clearing House

In Israel, a country stolen from the Palestinians, fanatics control the government. One of the fanatics is the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. Last week Netanyahu called for “crippling sanctions” against Iran.

The kind of blockade that Netanyahu wants qualifies as an act of war. Israel has long threatened to attack Iran on its own but prefers to draw in the US and NATO.

Why does Israel want to initiate a war between the United States and Iran?

Is Iran attacking other countries, bombing civilians and destroying civilian infrastructure?

No. These are crimes committed by Israel and the US.

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NATO official: Iran could fire conventional or nuclear missiles into Europe in the foreseeable future

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Propaganda Alert

compiled by Cem Ertür

Featured Writer

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31 August 2009

1) Iran ‘scores points’ on IAEA report despite US pressure (29 August 2009)

2) NATO official: Iran could fire conventional or nuclear missiles into Europe (31 August 2009)

from the archives:

3) Longer range on Iranian missile Shahab-4 could hit Central Europe (29 July 1998)

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excerpts from: Iran ‘scores points’ on IAEA report despite US pressure

Press TV, 29 August 2009

Tehran['s ambassador to the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Ali-Asghar Soltaniyeh] says despite US pressure the UN nuclear watchdog has reflected four of the positive steps taken by Iran in the latest report it released on Friday.

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The Drive for Single Payer by Ralph Nader

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by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
August 31, 2009

After several weeks of protests at Senate hearings and health care events by single payer advocates (visit singlepayeraction.org), six physicians from Oregon, with 191 years of combined real-world medical experience, are crossing the country in a 27-foot Winnebago making stops in nearly 30 cities, to debate, educate and advance full medicare for all. Everybody in, nobody out.

Calling themselves “Mad as Hell Doctors,” these physicians are already drawing crowds and expect thousands to turn out at each city that they visit, culminating in a large arrival demonstration in front of the White House around October 1. (Visit www.madashelldoctors.com)

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Go to Pittsburgh, Young Man, and Defy Your Empire by Chris Hedges

by Chris Hedges
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Health care wars (Howard Dean’s Town Hall)

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TheRealNews
August 30, 2009

From pro-single payer to anti-government plans, a report from a raucous town hall in Virginia with Howard Dean

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Former Jasper County Republican Chairman on Single Payer: Beware health-industrial complex

Real Time: Bill Moyers on Health Care as a Human Right

The Single-payer Movement with Dennis Kucinich

Bill Moyers Journal: Money-Driven Medicine (must-see)

Cindy Sheehan: America needs to wake up

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Cindy Sheehan
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Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox Blog
Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox

RussiaToday
August 31, 2009

In an exclusive interview with RT’s Anastasia Churkina, anti-war protester Cindy Sheehan talks about the need of accountability, an end to Iraq and Afghanistan, and the American psyche ignoring the truth.

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Cindy Sheehan Martha’s Vineyard: Obama Driveway + WE ARE CHANGE

Obama on vacation – wars rage on (Sheehan on Russia Today)

Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox: On The Pond + Martha’s Vineyard IVAW

Philip Giraldi on Antiwar Radio + Conservative Mag: Sibel Edmonds Speaks, But No One is Listening

Cindy Sheehan: Obama’s Policies Way Worse Then Bush!!

Former Jasper County Republican Chairman on Single Payer: Beware health-industrial complex

The New York Times’ ‘fit to print’ version of the IAEA in Iran By Jeremy R. Hammond

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By Jeremy R. Hammond
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Foreign Policy Journal
August 31, 2009

The New York Times is putting out its standard fare on Iran’s nuclear program as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) releases its latest report. Under the headline “Atomic Agency is Pressed on Iran Records”, the Times reported last week that the U.S. is “pressing” the IAEA “to make public evidence that they believe points toward an Iranian drive to gain the ability to build a nuclear weapon, part of a broad effort to build a case for far more punishing sanctions against the country.”

This information is from “documents and computer files” that Iran insists “are fabrications”. But the IAEA, “according to current and former officials there, has studied them with care and determined that they are probably genuine.”

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Brad Friedman on the Henry Raines Show: Sibel Edmonds Deposition

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The Henry Raines Show
August 30, 2009 03:14 PM PDT

On a very special edition of “The Henry Raines Show”, Brad Friedman discusses the testimony of Sibel Edmonds.

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Sibel Edmonds: Lost in Translation: ‘State Secrets’ and 9/11 (2004)

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By David Kohn
60 Minutes – CBS News
Aug. 8, 2004

(CBS) This is the story of hundreds, if not thousands, of foreign language documents that the FBI neglected to translate before and after the Sept. 11 attacks — documents that detailed what the FBI heard on wiretaps and learned during interrogations of suspected terrorists.

Sibel Edmonds, a translator who worked at the FBI’s language division, says the documents weren’t translated because the division was riddled with incompetence and corruption.

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via Lost In Translation – 60 Minutes – CBS News.

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Sibel Edmonds: Lost in Translation: ‘State Secrets’ and 9/11

60 minutes
CBS
13:57 – Apr 9, 2008

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Brad Friedman on the Henry Raines Show: Sibel Edmonds Deposition

Philip Giraldi on Antiwar Radio + Conservative Mag: Sibel Edmonds Speaks, But No One is Listening

Whistle blower Sibel Edmonds Deposition Video (+ transcript)

Bombshell: Bin Laden worked for US till 9/11 by Luke Ryland

from the archives:

Sibel Edmonds: Kill The Messenger (must-see video)

Sibel Edmonds (archive of posts)

Former Jasper County Republican Chairman on Single Payer: Beware health-industrial complex

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Posted by Don McCanne MD
PNHP’s Official Blog
Aug 28, 2009

This entry is from Dr. McCanne’s Quote of the Day, a daily health policy update on the single-payer health care reform movement. The QotD is archived on PNHP’s website.

Beware health-industrial complex

By Jack Bernard
Ledger-Enquirer
August 23, 2009

I am a Republican, former chairman of the Republican Party in Jasper County, Ga., and chair of that county commission. Under our two-party system, it is easy to see why we Republicans oppose Democratic Party reform proposals. We are the opposition party and do not want them to get the political credit for solving a nasty problem.

Since the Democrats are in the driver’s seat, it is up to them to lead and bring their stragglers in line. However, the Democrats are fighting internally, failing to articulate a straightforward vision of the future or even one bill (Obamacare, if you will).

Republican pundits are sitting back and chuckling, as they always do when reform is mentioned, and repeating the same self-serving platitudes.

What amazes me is that no one is calling these individuals to account. In my view, it is unpatriotic to continue to lie to the American public about the situation facing us. Over the last 10 years, wages have gone up by about one-fourth. Health insurance premiums have gone up well over 100 percent. We cannot continue along this path to fiscal destruction. Inaction is not an option.

It is also against American values to mislead the public into believing that everyone can get good care even if they do not have insurance. The mark of a great nation is not how well it treats its privileged, but rather how well it treats its downtrodden. On this measure, we fail miserably; strange for a nation that prides itself on being the most religious democracy in the world.

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via Former Jasper County Republican Chairman on Single Payer – PNHP’s Official Blog

h/t: Dr. Connie

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Real Time: Bill Moyers on Health Care as a Human Right

The Single-payer Movement with Dennis Kucinich

Bill Moyers Journal: Money-Driven Medicine (must-see)

The Wires that Control the Public Mind (2008)

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