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News :: Government & Elections

Utah's Senile Senator Bennett and his favorite penny stock fraud constituent - Again...

' I said that simply so that if someone does find a body or a bag of heroin in my car, or some variant thereon, I will have been on record that it was going to happen.' - CEO Patrick Byrne, Senator Bennett's favorite constituent who funded the Swift Boat Captains Against Kerry and,along with his insurance billionaire daddy Jack, donated $1,000,000 !! in a smear campaign against Democratic VP candidate John Edwards.

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LOCAL News :: Civil & Human Rights : Globalization & Capitalism

Happy Holidays... to Everyone

While families get together to celebrate the holidays this season, and corporations smile at their record profits, many Santa Cruzans won't be seeing any gifts, food, or even a warm place to sleep.

In this 'season of giving' (so are all other seasons, times for 'not giving'?), iPods, XBoxes, jewelry and golf clubs, find their way under trees (dead or petrolium-based plastic) or next to the latkes or candle stick holders. Yet, although everything made in overseas sweatshops are brought into the home, our own homeless population remain mostly-forgotten on the street.

The whole year is a 'season of giving' for capitalism.

Happy Holidays.

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News :: Civil & Human Rights

Cycorp Most Likely Involved in NSA Spying on Telecommunications

Private defense contractor Cycorp announced in 2003 a project that exactly matches the description of the illegal Bush program using the NSA to spy on Americans. Moreover, Cycorp was in negotiations with the NSA for a project approximately one year before CNN covered this announcement.

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Commentary :: Peace & War

Anatomy of a Bullshit Article Published Just When Bush Needed It

The New York Daily News blows another story out its ass.

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Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights : Police State

A Prayer for Justice

For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged...

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News :: Labor & Economics

SPFPA - International Union, Security * Police * Fire Professionals of America - SPFPA

The SPFPA is the LARGEST, OLDEST and FASTEST GROWING 9(B)3 Security Police Union in the World Today !

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News :: Police State : Resistance & Tactics

COINTELPRO: The Dangers We Face

Despite the fact that Santa Cruz has largely turned into a sleepy, rich community, some peaceful interest groups are still targeted by infiltrators, according the the most recent revelation that UCSC SAW was profiled by the FBI.

People should not be paranoid, but should know what is going on. The section about people who disrupt groups is especially interesting.

"Over the years we have been warned about the danger of subversive organizations that would threaten our liberties, subvert our system, would encourage its members to take further illegal action to advance their views, organizations that would incite and promote violence, pitting one American group against another... There is an organization that does fit those descriptions, and it is the organization, the leadership of which has been most constant in its warning to us to be on guard against such harm. The [FBI] did all of those things."
-- Sen. Philip A. Hart
Select Committee on Intelligence Activities and the Rights of Americans, 1975

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News :: Civil & Human Rights

Please Join Me in Mantas Inc Google Watch

I have posted an article with the title below on most all U.S. INDYMEDIAS in the last couple of days.Only a half hour ago a google of that title brought up about 8 pages.Now even if I add 'indymedia' to the word search I get 0 hits. I can hardly believe it myself and they may return to google search.

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News :: Labor & Economics

UGSOA is Losing Members by The Hundreds - 387 in Less Then 2 Months

What's going on at UGSOA ? It seems President Jim Vissar is once again trying to deceive the members into thinking that the UGSOA International union is financially sound, when it reported Total Net Assets of Just $56,969 dollars or .17 cents per member. This Financially Broke Storefront Union is in Serious Trouble!

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News :: Media Criticism


A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Spain, Cuba, and Russia.

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