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Rep. Henry Waxman, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, promptly denounced the White House legal reasoning as â€œludicrous,â€ noting that executive privilege covers advice that an aide gives the President, not responses to legal questions posed by a prosecutor about a possible crime.
All the major media outlets have shifted into top gear over the past couple of weeks and, for the first time, talked about Israelâ€™s role as the frontline â€˜dog of warâ€™ on behalf of its paymaster, the US.
Kidnapping happened to Katenies on June 14th, 2008. When she presented herself at the border controls that Canada has placed in the middle of the Akwesasne community, she was moving from one part of her ancestral homeland to another. She did nothing to provoke the assault she suffered.
Americaâ€™s Knesset, servile hirelings of Israelâ€™s lobby, rush to pass yet another resolution conceived by AIPAC and authored and co-signed by its most slavish puppets, Ackerman and Ros-Lehtinen in the House and Lieberman and Bayh in the Senate, Resolutions H. Con. 362 and S. 580, the â€œIran War Resolution.â€
That was early May of this year. Less than two months later, halfway across the world, another tribal affair was underway. The age of the bride involved is unknown to us, as is her name. No reporters were clamoring to get to her section of the mountainous backcountry of Afghanistan near the Pakistani border. We know almost nothing about her circumstances, except that she was on her way to a nearby village, evidently early in the morning, among a party 70-90 strong, mostly women, "escorting the bride to meet her groom as local tradition dictates."
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We will gather at 8:30 am at 701 W. Georgia St. (north side of W. Georgia between Granville & Howe St.)
The caravan is returning to the US on the same day as the Venceremos Brigade and several other organizations engaging in challenging US restrictions on travel to Cuba.