This Can't Be Happening
Sites of Interest
(courtesy Empire Burlesque)
A Tiny Revolution
William Blum/Killing Hope
The Distant Ocean
Welcome to the Sideshow
Mark Crispin Miller
Crooks and Liars
Black Agenda Report
The Raw Story
Iraq Vets Against the War
Blues and Dreams
Bright Terrible Spirit
Henry Kissinger thinks I ought to be summarily swapped from inside Israel to the would-be Palestinian state.
I especially appreciated the Bob Marley angle. The main character talks of when Marley was shot before a major concert in 1976 but still performed. Asked why, the singer replied (and I paraphrase): â€œThe bad people trying to make the world worse never take a day off so why should I?â€
Unfortunately, at that time, there were no laws for reclamation, so 89 mines and prospects were left abandoned, according to information from the US Forest Service.
His family immediately began trying to find out what had happened to him and were given the run around for a number of days. They phoned Rapid City saying their father had been sent there. The response was "we don't know where Canada is".
Sink or Swim - The â€˜choiceâ€™ apparently, is yours according to Hilary Benn, but only if you can breath under water and swim
The original bill would have also required utility companies to eventually produce a whopping 15 percent of their electricity from renewable energy sources. These measures â€“ displeasing to the boardroom lords and their viceroy in the White House â€“ were dutifully stripped out by Senate Majority Leader Harry "Shaky Knees" Reid. So what happens now?
Senate Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada helped the Bush administration, too, by rushing a floor vote on Mukasey before rank-and-file Democrats could get organized and push for a filibuster.
Did we miss something here? Their press release stated, â€˜so that crop diversity can be conserved for the future.â€™ What future do the seed bankâ€™s sponsors foresee, that would threaten the global availability of current seeds, almost all of which are already well protected in designated seed banks around the world?