John Conyers' Hearings on the Downing Street Memo, with members of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, will occur this Thursday at 2pm ET. Please contact C-SPAN and ask them to carry the hearings live.
author: Ross Gelbspan / Mother Jones
Jun 11, 2005 12:05
Though global climate change is breaking out all around us, the U.S. news media has remained silent. Not because climate change is a bad story-to the contrary: Conflict is the lifeblood of journalism, and the climate issue is riven with conflict.
"It was the destruction of my past, my present and my future: an enormous disturbance to every aspect of our lives," Mackay said. "My son had to take a year out from his degree course at Oxford to support me."
Now's the chance to explain to some congresscritters how you feel about the need to bring the troops home, and the truth about what is happening in Iraq. Some congresscritters are evil, true...however some are good people whose biggest crime was trusting the president. They have been watching too much Corporate News and have no clue what is really happening. These are the people we need to reach...in a respectful manner. Many are probably incredibly embarrassed they have been lied to and have been going along with the entire sham so we need to be gentle with them.