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Monday, June 02, 2008

CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT IS THE NORM? YOU'VE GOT TO BE KIDDIN', RIGHT? WRONG...

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Pain and Conscience

By Charles Sullivan

Revolution begins by altering consciousness. We
stand at the brink of a multitude of possible futures, many
of them tragic. The failure to act and rebel when the conditions
demand it is a betrayal not only of our own humanity; it
is a crime of great magnitude. Continue

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Kids In America(n Torture Camps)

Why Does the Media Cover Up War Crimes?

By Ted Rall

Torture. Such a simple word. Why not use it?
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Poisonous Plutocracy Pushes Economic Inequality

By Joel S. Hirschhorn

The biggest political issue receiving no attention by
the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates
is the powerful plutocracy that has captured the
government to produce rising economic inequality.
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My Questions For Obama

By Fidel Castro

Before judging our country, Obama should know
that Cuba - with its education, health, sports, culture
and science programmes, implemented not only
in its own territory but also in other poor countries
around the world, and in spite of the economic and
financial blockade and the aggression of his powerful
country - is proof that much can be done with very little.
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Big Brother Is Watching You...

By Phil Hendren

The Government is planning to introduce a giant
database that will hold the details of every phone call
we have made, every e-mail we have sent and every
webpage we have visited in the past 12 months. This
is needed to fight crime and terrorism, the Government
claims. Continue

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Can Truth Retain Its Independence?

By Paul Craig Roberts

In America, money, not truth, has the power. Continue

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Is Bush Becoming Irrelevant?

By Patrick J. Buchanan

Neoconservative ideology, not U.S. national interests,
McClellan is saying, motivated Bush to launch one
of the longest and most divisive wars in U.S.
history. Continue

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The Great Oil Swindle

How much did the Fed really know?

By Mike Whitney

The great oil crunch is another fabricated crisis;
another "smoke and mirrors" fiasco; another
Enron-type shell-game engineered by banksters
and hedge fund managers. Once again, the bloody
footprints can be traced right back to the front door
of the Federal Reserve. Continue

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Stop The Fed Before It's Too late

By Hossein Askari and Noureddine Krichene

Are we to succumb to the Fed's disastrous policy?
Are the policymakers to remain totally passive
while the whole country and world economy are
in an economic crisis? The longer an effective
stabilization plan is delayed, the higher the risk
of a severe economic downturn. Continue

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U.S. Economy: The Worst is Yet to Come

By Mark Weisbrot

We are facing the prospect of millions losing their
homes, their jobs, their retirement savings, their
health insurance, and their livelihoods. Continue

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Alleging War Crimes

George Monbiot Attempts Citizen’s Arrest on Former
UN Ambassador John Bolton

Audio and Transcript

John Bolton, the former US ambassador to the
United Nations, escaped a citizen’s arrest Wednesday
night as he addressed an audience in Britain. We
speak to George Monbiot, the British activist and
columnist who tried to arrest Bolton. Monbiot says
Bolton is a war criminal for his role in helping to initiate
the US invasion of Iraq. Continue

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Interview With Congressman Ron Paul

by: William Rivers Pitt, t r u t h o u t Interview

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How to afford anything by Ken Rockwell

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Kunstler: "The Remorseless Algebra of a Deflationary Death Spiral"

By Mike Whitney

Look around. The evidence of a withering economy is
everywhere. In "good times" consumers shun the canned
meat aisle altogether, but no more. Today, Spam sales
are soaring; grocery stores can't keep it on the shelves.
Everyone is looking for cheaper ways to feed their
families. Continue

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Late Night Political Jokes - Late Night Jokes Updated Daily

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PHOTOGRAPHY BY NOVELIST F. SCOTT SINCLAIR

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A CONVENIENT (I HOPE) TABLE OF CONTENTS OF
F. SCOTT SINCLAIR'S NOVELS

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