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News :: Politics
Irish 9/11 Truth Candidate Stands for Dáil Éireann Elections
24 May 2006
...from IrishElection.com:
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Commentary :: Politics
Bush Must Go !!
24 May 2006
Why Bush Must Go
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News :: Politics
Gerry Adams and Co. Turn Backs on The Hunger Strikers
24 May 2006
Sitting in Stormont a denial of the H-Block hunger strikers - Ó Brádaigh
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Announcement :: Human Rights
FBI stages unprecedented raid on congressman’s office
24 May 2006
The FBI conducted a search of the office of Louisiana Representative William Jefferson over the weekend in what is the first such intrusion by an agency of the executive branch into the office of a sitting congressman in US history. In a press conference on Monday, Jefferson, a Democrat, denounced the raid as an “outrageous intrusion into the separation of powers.”
The raid on Jefferson’s office in the Rayburn House Office Building on Saturday night was a politically motivated breach of constitutional boundaries aimed at asserting the power of the executive branch over the legislative. It is yet another political marker in the government’s moves towards dictatorial forms of rule.
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Commentary :: Human Rights : Politics : Technology
Gen. Hayden: A Yes-Man for All Seasons
24 May 2006
The general, like all officers in the military, took an oath to uphold and defend the Constitution, not to mindlessly follow the orders of the president. He should be getting court-martialed, not appointed CIA director.
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
Wed 5/24 Protest Jerusalem Day at the Boston Public Library 6PM
23 May 2006
Wed 5/24 Protest Jerusalem Day at the Boston Public Library 6PM
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Commentary :: Politics
Should Noam Chomsky Reset His Compass?
23 May 2006
Noam Chomsky was interviewed for the 2005 book, “Imperial Ambitions.” In it, he addressed the Iraqi War, but he failed to take on the hawkish Neocons. Chomsky said the war was about the “control of oil.” He also ignored the influential Israeli Lobby’s role in agitating for the conflict. In the introduction, a colleague said that he “misses nothing.” Question: How can that be true, if Chomsky missed the six ton elephant in the room - the Israeli Lobby?
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Commentary :: GLBT/Queer
Phelps, Corpses, and Dollar $Democracy
23 May 2006
Can this Janus-faced* country actually learn something from the Phelps charade of civic concern?

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We gays and lesbians of America will only gain what is our birthright when we refuse to step back, refuse to go to the back door, refuse to accept only crumbs from the big table. If this sounds like the civil rights talk of the 1960's, you're right. Only when we throw a social wrench in the business and political gears of our country will we be recognized for our valuable contributions to the fabric of humanity.
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Commentary :: Politics
Impeachment: A Winning Argument
23 May 2006
Modified: 12:25:43 PM
Even if they win, the Democrats in Congress can’t do anything while the president claims the right to ignore acts duly passed by the House and Senate. To pass a Democratic agenda, this president would have to be removed.
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News :: Politics
GOVERNMENT Lula: The NEOLIBERAL GOVERNMENT THAT WORKED?
23 May 2006
Ivo Lesbaupin is a sociologist and professor of the School of Social Service of the UFRJ. He studied at a Dominican seminary, contemporary of frei Beto, frei Tito and others.
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