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Yesterday, the House of Commons did something we haven't seen since the heady wayback days when Trudeaumania gripped the nation.
The hostility is compounded when the enemy, as in Iraq, is elusive, shadowy and hard to find.
The recommendation was adopted by a majority of Members of Parliament from the Liberal, Bloc QuÃ©bÃ©cois, and New Democratic Parties.
Propaganda broadcasts forgot to mention that there is Indonesia - a country almost as populous as the Soviet Union before its decomposition - a country staunchly "pro-market" (and "against the people") where customers have to pay more money for goods and services than in the West, while often receiving worse service than in PRC or Cuba.
Here's a memory for you. I was probably five or six and sitting with my father in a movie house off New York's Times Square -- one of the slightly seedy theaters of that dawn of the 1950's moment that tended to show double or triple feature B-westerns or war movies.
Add a comment Add a comment Read more: World Wildlife Fund Prolonging Rainforest DeclineWWF and other environmental groups hailed 85% industrial destruction and diminishment of the rest of world's remaining large forest ecosystems as good news. At the UN biodiversity talks in Bonn, WWF organized non-binding national pledges to end deforestation, ignoring biological simplification caused by industrial forestry.
Why the Iraq War is a grand and glorious mission, why it is worth hundreds or thousands more American lives, why billions and trillions of American dollars are better spent in Baghdad than New Orleans, on munitions rather than infrastructure, on mercenaries rather than teachers and nurses, on apartheid barriers rather than health care, clean energy, emergency preparedness, mass transit or a myriad of other pressing needs.
"Point of No Return," by Andre Vltchek, is a novel full of international intrigue which shows the world through the eyes of a war correspondent who visits places that are rarely covered by the mainstream media.
He was my taxi driver
In East Jerusalem
So proud of his wife and children
â€œEveryone knows me
Write to me
Just my name and East Jerusalem
Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing live every Monday, 5-6pm Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, 104.3 cable, and on the internet at: http://cfuv.uvic.ca. He also serves as a contributing editor to the web news site, www.pacificfreepress.com. Check out the GR blog at: http://GorillaRadioBlog.blogspot.com