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The American peopleâ€™s attempt in November 2006 to rein in a rogue government, which has committed the US to costly military adventures while running roughshod over the US Constitution, failed. Replacing Republicans with Democrats in the House and Senate has made no difference.
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission president Linda Keen was let go hours before she and Lunn were set to appear before a House committee in Ottawa on Wednesday. Keen subsequently backed out.
Previously I had looked at several factors that tend to indicate that Canadaâ€™s actions with foreign policy and with domestic policy are increasingly following American policies.
Add a comment Add a comment Read more: Hillary's Martin Luther King DilemmaBy Clinton's standards, maybe Richard Nixon should be credited with the legalization of abortion in 1972.
We are to about see how much George Bush really believes the â€œsupply sideâ€ mumbo-jumbo heâ€™s been spouting for the last seven years.
Add a comment Add a comment Read more: Ontario Uranium Mining the Line Too Far: Ottawa on the MohawkThe land in question is south of the Ottawa River which was Huron [Wyandot] territory 308 years ago. After many years of warfare between the Iroquois and the French and their allies, the Hurons, there was a meeting in Montreal in 1700. At this time, this land passed to the Haudenosaunee in exchange for prisoners.
The Western press spoke of the danger of a "meltdown" and the pervasiveness in Africa of ethnic conflicts. There were urgent appeals for the two opposing leaders to come together and make a compromise. This has not yet happened and is unlikely to happen.
These high altitude villages can be blown sometimes 15-20 FEET in both directions as winds test the strength of these Ancient Redwoods, as well as the strength of their protectors. The villages remained occupied throughout the past week, even through the strongest winds, as the storm slammed into the North Coast.
Throughout George W. Bush's rape of Iraq, which was launched on a sea of lies and spin, the warmakers and their innumerable sycophants and transcribers in the media have relentlessly downplayed the number of Iraqis being killed in the conflict -- when they deign to notice the darker-hued dead at all, that is.