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The Senate-CIA Blowup Threatens A Constitutional Crisis

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The allegations of CIA snooping on congressional investigators isn’t just a scandal—the whole premise of secret government is in question. This morning, on C-SPAN, the foundation of the national security state exploded. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the chair of the Senate intelligence committee, took to the Senate floor and accused the CIA of spying on…more »

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Democratic Presidential Candidate Accuses US Of Provoking Ukrainian Crisis

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US Covert Action Diverting from the typical Western line against “Russia’s invasion of Crimea,” former Ohio congressman and Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich said it was driven by covert action by the United States. Kucinich made the comments Tuesday evening while speaking to Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, arguing American meddling in Ukraine’s affairs is…more »

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NATO War Crimes: Depleted Uranium Found In Libya By Scientists

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In April 2011, a US Air Force Spokeswoman denied rumors that DU-loaded ammunition was being fired in Libya, but preferred not “to speculate on what may or may not be used in the future.” The future is now. The use of DU in Libya has been certified by a group of independent scientists on the…more »

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U.S. Chemical Weapons Obama Wants To Use On The Syrian People

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Public Health and Environmental Hazards Cruise missiles with depleted uranium on Libya The Same Cruise Missiles Used On Libya Are Those Poised For Use On Syria [Reposted in light of new scientific findings ascertaining NATO’s use of DU in Libya.] The military support for the Benghazi rebellion against the Tripoli dictator is provided to the…more »

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Stop U.S. Bombing Campaign: A Tribute To Syria

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A Tribute To Syria Part II There is mounting international pressure to STOP President Obama’s bombing campaign in Syria. International leaders and global citizens are seeking a political solution to the suffering of the Syrian people that does not include the advancement of more violence. Please join this effort by signing the AVAAZ.org Community Petition….more »

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Human Shield Formed To Protect Syria From Military Action

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Take Action Today! Write and call your Senators and Representative. Tell Congress to vote NO on the Syria authorization for the use of military force. Syrians from all walks of life have joined a human shield campaign to help protect the country from potential foreign military action. A group of people, including artists and athletes,…more »

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Possible Consequences of a U.S. Military Attack on Syria

An artist challengees our stance on war and what it means "To Be or Not To Be" in the old city of Damascus, Syria.

Remembering the Marine Barracks destruction in Beirut, 1983 Its 4am and I can’t sleep, just like 10 years ago when President Bush was telling the world that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction in Iraq and the United States must invade and occupy Iraq to rid humanity of these weapons. I didn’t believe President…more »

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Congress Should Support Equal Rights, Not Israel’s Systemic Discrimination

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Dear Supporter, I am writing to you today to urge you to speak out and take action against a bill in which the U.S. government would codify Jim Crow-like policies against its citizens traveling to Israel. Eight months ago, I was a high school English teacher living in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah….more »

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Mueller: FBI Uses Drones For Surveillance Over US Soil

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The FBI has used drones for surveillance in limited cases over US soil, FBI Director Robert Mueller has told a US Senate committee. Mr Mueller said the agency had “very few” drones and had used them in “a very minimal way” and “very seldom”. But the director said the FBI was in the “initial stages”…more »

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AIPAC Or US: Tell Congress Aid To Israel Should Take The First Cut

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$85 billion in cuts; Republicans blame Democrats, Democrats blame Republicans, but neither blame AIPAC. The Sequester On March 1, President Obama signed an order imposing across-the-board cuts to defense and non-defense spending, known as the “sequester,” after Congress failed in its final efforts to avoid such cuts. The cuts total about $85 billion for the…more »

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