An Iron Fist In A Velvet Glove – How American Democracy Relies on Fascism By Ted Rall

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By Ted Rall
01/03/08 “ICH

NEW YORK–What would you do if you learned that Bush Administration officials wanted to round up thousands of Americans and throw them into concentration camps?

For all we know, there is no slippery slope. It’s entirely possible that extraordinary rendition, eliminating habeas corpus, and the torture camps at Guantánamo and elsewhere are exactly what the government says they are–tools for fighting terrorists, not domestic political opponents. But how likely is it?

History is clear: Over and over again, the U.S. government places fascists in powerful positions. Once in office, they exploit wars and national tragedies to roll back hard-won freedoms. They’re Democrats as well as Republicans.

As has happened with increasing frequency in recent years, another blockbuster story revealing the anti-democratic impulse within the top echelon of the U.S. government has appeared and vanished overnight. According to Cold War-era files declassified last week, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover repeatedly advised President Harry Truman to arrest “all individuals potentially dangerous” to national security, jail them in military prisons and try them before kangaroo tribunals that “will not be bound by the rules of evidence.”

“For a long period of time the FBI has been accumulating the names, identities and activities of individuals found to be potentially dangerous to the internal security through investigation,” Hoover wrote in a 1950 memo. “These names have been compiled in an index, which index has been kept up to date.”

Capitalizing on anti-communist hysteria at the start of the Korean War, Hoover asked Truman to preemptively detain 12,000 people, 97 percent of them American citizens, in order to “protect the country against treason, espionage and sabotage.”

Hoover was a lunatic. Truman ought to have fired him on the spot. Instead, in September 1950 Congress took his advice and passed a law authorizing the detention of “dangerous radicals” if the president declared a national emergency. Truman signed it. In fact, he declared such an emergency three months later. No one knows why, but the president never actually followed through with mass arrests. Hoover’s “subversives”–people suspected of left-wing political sympathies–remained free. He was wrong. There were no acts of sabotage.

It wasn’t the first time the government went “crazy.”

Between 1919 and 1921 the Bureau of Investigation (predecessor of the FBI) carried out the Palmer Raids, named for Alexander Palmer, Woodrow Wilson’s attorney general. The BOI rounded up 10,000 lefties, anarchists and foreigners on a list compiled by a young J. Edgar Hoover, then in charge of the Justice Department’s General Intelligence Division. Many were tortured. Five hundred fifty were deported.

Palmer’s clampdown accomplished nothing. On September 16, 1920, a bomb attributed to anarchists went off on Wall Street, killing 38 people and wounding over 400.

Crazy…like a fox.

During the 1960s and 1970s the CIA–in violation of its charter, which limits the agency to acting overseas–cooperated with local police departments across the country to compile a list of 300,000 Americans and organizations suspected of opposing the Vietnam War.

On April 6, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed National Security Decision Directive No. 52. Reagan targeted 400,000 people for arrest and confinement at concentration camps in mothballed Army bases. The National Security Council’s “secret government within a government,” as Congressional investigators later described it, planned to cancel the 1984 presidential election so Reagan could remain in office indefinitely.

“Lt. Col. Oliver North, for example, helped draw up a controversial plan to suspend the Constitution in the event of a national crisis, such as nuclear war, violent and widespread internal dissent or national opposition to a U.S. military invasion abroad,” The Miami Herald reported on July 5, 1987.

People who hate The People never sleep. In 2006 Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which overturns the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878, which prohibited the use of combat troops on the soil of the United States. For the first time in 128 years, the president can declare martial law in case of a hurricane, riot or terrorist attack. In May 2007 Bush attached a National Security Presidential and Homeland Directive to the National Defense Authorization Act. In case of a “national emergency”–the president could declare it without consulting anyone–he could suspend the Constitution and appoint an unelected provisional government under a “national continuity coordinator.”

To an optimist, America’s brushes with fascism seem like comforting evidence that the system works. Despite it all, even taking into account grotesqueries such as the concentration camps for Japanese-Americans during World War II, the First Amendment remains in force. Few Americans feel threatened by government tyranny. Few worry about getting shot by trigger-happy soldiers or being detained in concentration camps (unless they’re flood victims in New Orleans).

So why does a democracy need fascist schemes like Reagan’s Rex-84 Alpha Explan (a FEMA plan to put American protesters against a planned war against Nicaragua into camps)? Because American democracy is an iron fist in a velvet glove, a glove that’s becoming increasingly transparent.

Threats of repression are rarely carried out. They don’t need to be.

If potential opponents are afraid, there’s little need for concentration camps. The threat of repression (and actual crackdowns, explained away as exceptional excesses and brushed off with a token apology) creates a chilling effect on people who might pick up a rock instead of a sign.

A dog doesn’t have to bite everyone every day to earn a fearsome reputation. Mount cameras all over the place, and you don’t need to have anyone actually watching on the other side.

In a country whose legal framework authorizes the government to kidnap, torture and murder them, opponents of U.S. policy must decide whether getting out of line–anything from a letter to the editor to direct action–is worth the risk of getting kidnapped, tortured and murdered.

Ted Rall is the author of the book “Silk Road to Ruin: Is Central Asia the New Middle East?,” an in-depth prose and graphic novel analysis of America’s next big foreign policy challenge. www.tedrall.com

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Alert Over The March of The ‘Grey Goo’ in Nanotechnology Frankenfoods by Sean Poulter

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by Sean Poulter
Global Research, January 3, 2008
The Daily Mail – 2008-01-02

A breed of Frankenfood is being introduced into human diet and cosmetics with potentially disastrous consequences, experts said last night. Academics, consumer groups and Government officials are warning that the arrival of nanotechnology threatens dangerous changes to the body and the environment.

The particles it uses are so small – 80,000 times thinner than a human hair – that they can pass through membranes protecting the brain or babies in the womb.

Nano health supplements, such as antioxidants, are already on the market while the first of hundreds of new foods are expected to arrive in the next 12 months.

However, the products are being introduced without any regulation or independent assessment to ensure they are safe – mirroring the controversy over the launch of GM foods ten years ago.

Some critics have talked of the threat of the creation of a “grey goo” of tiny particles with hidden harmful properties.

Prince Charles has said it would be “surprising” if the technology did not “offer similar upsets” to thalidomide – the morning sickness drug that caused children to be born with deformed limbs.

Professor Vicki Stone, Professor of Toxicology at Napier University in Edinburgh, is concerned about unforeseen side effects.

“We know very little about the ability of nanoparticles to move around the body, to accumulate or to be excreted, or their potential to cause toxic effects in organs,” she said.

However, nanotech advocates have remarkable claims for the technology. For example, foods are in development that are said to stave off the aging process.

On a more trivial level, they suggest it would be possible to create a fizzy drink that changes flavour according to the number of times the can is shaken.

The consumer group Which? is about to launch a nanotech campaign arguing that consumers need to be consulted on the risks and benefits before it is too late.

The food and farming department Defra has published an independent report which admits there are serious gaps in safety data.

It warns: “There could be very significant implications for business and the wider community if potential risks are not identified and managed before any harm to the environment or human health may be done.”

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The report – Characterising the Risks Posed by Engineered Nanoparticles – states there is a shortage of research money.

It says the resulting absence of basic information about the particles means “it will be difficult or impossible to develop any general understanding of nanoparticle toxicology”.

The report adds: “Transfer across biological barriers – e.g. to the brain or foetus – should be studied. Research into how long these tiny particles persist in the body is urgently needed.”

It warns that work assessing human toxicology is being hamstrung by “profound difficulties in accessing relevant funding for these longer term projects”.

Research by Which? found six out of ten people (61 per cent) have never heard of nanotechnology.

Sue Davies of Which? said: “The benefits that nanotechnologies can offer consumers are really exciting.

‘But before the market is flooded with products, it’s crucial the Government addresses the lack of scientific understanding about how some nanoparticles behave.”

The European Food Safety Authority last year held a conference on the future of food.

Dr Donald Bruce, an expert on food and ethics, told delegates that the arrival of nanotech foods has many similarities with GM products.

US corporations attempted to introduce GM before an effective safety regime could be established.

“One of the things to ask is do we need the benefits claimed by the producers?’ he said. ‘Also there is the underlying notion that we are tampering with nature.”

Environment minister Phil Woolas admitted there were gaps in knowledge, but denied the Government was failing to provide enough research cash.

Tiny particles that have generated great hopes and growing concerns

Nanotechnology involves using a substance in particles that are so small that the substance takes on new properties.

The name of the technology comes from the size of the particles – one nanometre in diameter – a millionth of a millimetre. Reduced to this size, materials can suddenly show very different and unexpected properties.

For example, an opaque substance such as copper becomes transparent, or an inert metal such as platinum becomes a catalyst and triggers chemical reactions.

Advocates argue that such particles can be organised to work together to deliver specific effects in a piece of equipment or in the human body.

They can be used to build miniature hard drives that have an immense memory, so allowing further miniaturisation and sophistication of products such as computers and mobile phones.

Washing machines have been developed that release silver nanoparticles that will kill bacteria in dirty washing.

Sun creams have been created so they become transparent rather than chalky white.

In medicine, it is claimed that nanotechnology will allow the creation of drugs that reach and treat a problem quickly.

Manufacturers are working on nanotech foods and supplements that are also designed to deliver specific health benefits.

Similarly, firms are working on developing anti-ageing foods, where nanotech particles associated with renewing the skin from the inside could be included in everyday products such as yoghurt, spreads or breakfast cereals.

The technology promises huge riches for firms which develop winning applications.

One of the first group of nanoparticles being utilised are fullerenes – tiny hollow carbon balls and tubes. They are very heat resistant, strong and conduct electricity.

The football-shaped C60 fullerene is being used in some anti-ageing products. The creams are said to reduce fine lines and firm the skin.

C60 has some antioxidant properties in that it kills the rogue chemicals which damage cells. However, a high dose can itself damage cells.

Some nano particles are known to mimic the harmful effects of asbestos on the lungs. Consequently, they have the potential to trigger lung cancer if inhaled.

Global Research Articles by Sean Poulter

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“Seeds of Destruction, The Hidden Agenda of Genetic Manipulation” by Stephen Lendman

Global Pulse: Who Killed Benazir Bhutto? (video)

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Pakistan is in turmoil following the December 27th assassination of former Prime Minister and leading opposition figure Benazir Bhutto. As the country teeters on the brink, a question remains: Who is responsible for her death? This week’s episode features broadcasters whose coverage points the finger at President Musharraf, Al Qaeda, and even Benazir Bhutto herself.

SOURCES: Al Jazeera English, Qatar; NBC and ABC News, U.S.; CCTV, China; South Asia Newsline, India; and BBC News, U.K.

Huckabee & Obama take Iowa wins (updated)

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BBC
Friday, 4 January 2008, 02:43 GMT

Mike Huckabee has won Iowa’s Republican caucuses – the first nominating contest of the 2008 US presidential election.

Mitt Romney, a former governor of Massachusetts, came second.

At the Democratic caucuses, Barack Obama won a close race to defeat Hillary Clinton and John Edwards – but it is still unclear who was second.

Past Iowa caucuses have broken some campaigns and given big boosts to others, correspondents say. The next contest is on Tuesday in New Hampshire.

KEY DATES

3 Jan: Iowa caucuses
8 Jan: New Hampshire primary
15 Jan: Michigan primary
19 Jan: Nevada caucuses; South Carolina primary (Rep)
26 Jan: South Carolina primary (Dem)
29 Jan: Florida primary
5 Feb: some 20 states including California, New York, New Jersey

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Obama and Huckabee set to win in Iowa

Simon Jeffery in Washington
Friday January 4, 2008
Guardian Unlimited

Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee today looked set to declared the winner of the Iowa caucuses, with the major US television networks called the contest for the Illinois senator and former Baptist preacher.

The earliest precinct reports bore out the last month of polling in Iowa, showing a close three-way race among the Democrats and a two-way battle in the Republican field – but the numbers moved to Obama and Huckabee as the night progressed.

With 86% of Democratic precincts reporting, Obama was at 37%, with Clinton and Edwards on 30% each.

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Obama and Huckabee win Iowa

Al Jazeera English
FRIDAY, JANUARY 04, 2008
5:29 MECCA TIME, 2:29 GMT

Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee have won their party caucuses in the US state of Iowa, the first test in the race to choose the candidates for president.

Bidding to become the first black president of the US, Obama, a first-term senator, beat rivals John Edwards and Hillary Clinton on Thursday.

Huckabee, a Baptist preacher turned Arkansas governor, was a virtual unknown until the final weeks of the campaign. He defeated Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor, despite being outspent by tens of millions of dollars.

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Official Results: Democrats

http://www.iowacaucusresults.com/

Jan 3, 2008
10:30 PM CT

Senator Barack Obama : 37.55%
Senator John Edwards : 29.81%
Senator Hillary Clinton : 29.44%
Governor Bill Richardson : 2.10%
Senator Joe Biden : 0.94%
Uncommitted : 0.14%
Senator Chris Dodd : 0.02%
Precincts Reporting: 1767 of 1781
(Percentages are State Delegate Equivalents.)

2008 Iowa Republican Caucus Results

http://www.IowaGOP.org

map by county

(An earlier report, fyi coverage of the caucus by Al Jazeera)

US presidential race kicks off

Al Jazeera English
FRIDAY, JANUARY 04, 2008
4:41 MECCA TIME, 1:41 GMT

Americans in the state of Iowa have begun choosing their candidates to vie for the presidency this year.

Democrat and Republican candidates were in the state hoping to secure the support of political activists as the long race to be the next president of the United States got under way on Thursday.

After months of furious political campaigning, the 16 candidates will plunge into the state-by-state battle to choose two presidential candidates from the 16 currently in the race for the two parties’ nominations.

Obama, the Illinois senator who would be the first black in the White House, said in his message: “I will carry your voices to the White House and I will fight for you every day I’m there.”

For his part, Edwards used a factory worker who had lost his job in Newton, Iowa, to make the case he was the candidate who could battle corporate interests and secure US manufacturing jobs.

Edwards, the 2004 vice-presidential candidate, has made his promise to fight special interests the centrepiece of his campaign.

Freezing weather

However, caucus night requires Iowans to leave their homes and join their neighbours at a community gathering spot to publicly declare their support for a candidate and sub-freezing temperatures could put some people off voting.

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Live Donkey Race Coverage (IA Caucus)

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Dennis & Elizabeth Kucinich Interview on PolicyWatch (video)

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run time: 27:12 min

Joe Briggs and Jack Kenney interview Dennis & Elizabeth Kucinich on PolicyWatch.

January 03, 2008

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Kucinich Sues Texas Democratic Party for Exclusion From Ballot

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Dennis Kucinich Can Win by Lo

On The Issues: Dennis Kucinich and Ron Paul by Lo

Global warming: What’s next after Bali (video)

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Peter Victor on Bali, binding targets and carbon trading (1 of 3)

Wednesday January 2nd, 2008
Peter Victor is one of the pioneers of ecological economics and an environmental studies professor at York University. He has served as Assistant Deputy Minister of the Environmental Sciences and Standards Division in the Ontario Ministry of the Environment as well as on the Boards of several prominent environmental organizations.

Added: January 03, 2008

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General Zinni: Global warming a serious security threat (video)

The Most IMPORTANT Video You’ll Ever See (videos; Parts 5-8)

The Most IMPORTANT Video You’ll Ever See (videos; Parts 1-4)

How It All Ends: Your Mission (global warming; must-see videos)

How It All Ends (Global Warming; must-see video; links)

Live Donkey Race Coverage (IA Caucus)

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By Jim Gilliam
After Downing Street
Jan. 3, 2008

It’s a three-way dead heat in Iowa. The caucuses start in a few hours (if you’re in Iowa, go!) and Brave New Films and the Young Turks are joining up to bring you live video coverage of all the drama.

Cenk Uygur will be checking in with bloggers on the ground in Iowa and staffers from the different campaigns throughout the night. I’ll be live blogging all the results, rumors, and scuttlebutt too. Come party with us!

http://bravenewfilms.org/election?utm_source=rgemail

WHEN: TONIGHT AT 7PM ET
HOSTS: Cenk Uygur, Ben Mankiewicz, and Wes Clark, Jr.
WHERE: http://bravenewfilms.org/election?utm_source=rgemail

SCHEDULE:
7:30pm ET: Adam Green, Moveon.org
7:45pm ET: Sam Seder, Air America
8:00pm ET: Faiz Shakir, Think Progress
8:15pm ET: Matt Stoller, Open Left
8:30pm ET: Sean Paul-Kelly, The Agonist
8:45pm ET: Todd Beeton, MyDD
9:00pm ET: Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation

ALSO SCHEDULED TO APPEAR:
Ellen Brodsky, News Hounds
Steve Clemons, The Washington Note
Ari Melber, The Nation
Richard Wolffe, Newsweek

See you online tonight,
Jim Gilliam, Leighton Woodhouse, and everyone at Brave New Films and the Young Turks

P.S. We’re doing this on Tuesday for the New Hampshire primary as well. Be sure to let us know on the blog if you like the coverage, how we can improve it, and if you want us to continue with this type of thing.

http://bravenewfilms.org/blog/23318?utm_source=rgemail

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01.02.08 Uncensored News Reports From Across The Middle East (video; over 18 only)

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This video may contain images depicting the reality and horror of war and should only be viewed by a mature audience.

Selected Episode

Jan. 2, 2008

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For more: http://linktv.org/originalseries
“Israelis Kill 7 in Gaza,” Al Jazeera TV, Qatar
“Winograd Report Will Be Released Before End of Month,” IBA TV, Israel
“US Diplomat Assassinated in Sudan,” Al Arabiya TV, UAE
“Egyptian-Iranian Relations on the Mend,” Dubai TV, UAE
“Elections in Pakistan Will Be Held on Feb. 18,” Al Jazeera English, Qatar
“Khamenei: Iran Has No Interest In US Ties,” IRIB2 TV, Iran
“Arab States Change Policy Towards Iran,” ANB TV, England
Produced for Link TV by Jamal Dajani.

Ron Paul on Larry King Live 01.02.08 + MSNBC Interview (videos)

Heard from a couple different people that the Larry King interview was not aired last night.  ~ Lo

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GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul talks about his campaign for the White House.
original location: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/…

January 03, 2008

MSNBC: Ron Paul interviewed on Countdown to Iowa (1/02/08)

h/t: LuCidiTy Ayn’s Closet – Ron Paul ’08! & DiggityBiggity (Ron Paul 2008! RONPAUL2008.COM)

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Amy Robach interviews Ron Paul on MSNBC’s Countdown to Iowa.

One day before the Iowa Caucus!

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Ron Paul on CNN’s American Morning 1-3-08 (video)

Ron Paul: Wolf Blitzer Interview On Jan. 2, 2008 (video)

Kucinich on Tucker 1.02.08 (video)

Hmm, if I remember correctly at least in my county we could have someone else vote for us in the caucus if we couldn’t physically attend the meeting. It had to be signed and maybe notarized, but I can’t remember. I can find out easily though as my former husband runs the elections in our county and is also a Democratic Committee person for his ward. ~ Lo

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Dennis Kucinich wants you to vote for Barack Obama!

January 02, 2008 MSNBC TUCKER

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Dennis Kucinich in the News (links to 4 stories)

Kucinich Sues Texas Democratic Party for Exclusion From Ballot

Dennis Kucinich: Healthcare & the Economy by Davis Fleetwood (video)

U.S. Presidential Elections: Kucinich strengthens Obama by Michael Carmichael

Rock the Vote: To Iowans for Biden, Dodd, Richardson, Kucinich, Paul & Gore by Brent Budowsky

Caucus for Kucinich!

Time to join your Dennis Kucinich Statewide Meetup group!

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Dennis Kucinich in the News (links to 4 stories)

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Jan 3, 2008

Health care, Iraq top concerns for Kucinich By Jason Claffey

“Antiwar” candidate Kucinich backs leading Democrat in Iowa primary By Jeff Lassahn

Kucinich says ‘no’ to Verizon deal By Shir Haberman

Kucinich says his single-payer health care plan sets him apart

Kucinich Sues Texas Democratic Party for Exclusion From Ballot

Question: Is Ron Paul on the ballot in Texas? Wouldn’t he also have to sign an oath to support the Republican nominee if he doesn’t receive it? ~ Lo

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AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 3

Willie Nelson signs on as co-plaintiff

The Kucinich for President campaign is filing a lawsuit against the Texas Democratic Party to stop the Party from excluding Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich from the Democratic primary election ballot. A co-plaintiff in the lawsuit is legendary entertainer, longtime Kucinich friend, and Texas voter, Willie Nelson.

The state party notified the Kucinich campaign today that its application for a place on the Texas primary ballot was rejected because Kucinich refused to “swear an oath” to “fully support the Democratic nominee for President, whoever that shall be.”

The lawsuit, and an accompanying request for a temporary restraining order, charges that such a “blind loyalty oath” is a violation of the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Except for Kucinich’s refusal to sign the “blind loyalty oath,” his application fully complies with state and state party requirements, according to the lawsuit.

Nelson issued a statement through the Kucinich campaign explaining his position:

“Dennis Kucinich is a strong defender of the Constitution, the national security, and the civil liberties of the American people. He’s right to challenge a blind loyalty oath to the Democratic Party because it’s un-American. The irony is that the state Party is trying to exclude him from the ballot even though he’s the one Democrat who’s been the most loyal to this country and to what the Democratic Party should stand for. Dennis’s loyalty is to the Constitution of the United States and to the American people — not to the Texas Democratic Party.”

The campaign is awaiting word from the U.S. District Court as to when arguments will be heard for the requested temporary restraining order.

SOURCE Dennis 4 President in 2008!

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A Call to Action: Candidates Excluded Again from Debates By Manila Ryce

Dennis Kucinich: Healthcare & the Economy by Davis Fleetwood (video)

Willie Nelson: What hapened to Peace on Earth? (music video; Kucinich)

U.S. Presidential Elections: Kucinich strengthens Obama by Michael Carmichael

Kucinich: Vote for Yourself By Rachel Dowd

Rock the Vote: To Iowans for Biden, Dodd, Richardson, Kucinich, Paul & Gore by Brent Budowsky

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Child Sex Trafficking by William Mac (video no longer available)

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Video is no longer available.

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This Week in Time

http://InnocenceAtlanta.org

William Mac interviews Dan Homrich of Innocence Atlanta. Dan Homrich talks about the global child sex trafficking trade and how it pertains to the United States.

January 02, 2008

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Promise of Better Life in U.S. Can Lead to Sex Slavery

Understanding Child Sex Trafficking

Dennis Kucinich: Healthcare & the Economy by Davis Fleetwood (video)

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Time to join your Dennis Kucinich Statewide Meetup group!

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