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Como se ha informado las Reglas Federales para el Procedimiento de Apelación de los Estados Unidos, no establecen un plazo o término dentro del cual deba emitirse el fallo, una vez efectuada la Vista, o sin haberse celebrado ésta, por lo que habrá que seguir esperando que los jueces concluyan su análisis y dicten su sentencia para conocer el resultado de la apelación.
The War on Terror is a cover story, anchored by the insider-staged attacks on 9/11, which is used to justify a global spree of conquest and resource looting by the money and power-mad gangster elite of New York and Washington D.C.
According to high-level Lebanese intelligence sources—Christian and Muslim—former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was reportedly assassinated in a sophisticated explosion-by-wire bombing authorized by the Bush administration and Ariel Sharon's Likud government in Israel
"According to high-level Lebanese intelligence sources-Christian and Muslim-former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was reportedly assassinated in a sophisticated explosion-by-wire bombing authorized by the Bush administration and Ariel Sharon's Likud government in Israel."
Saturday, March 12, 2005 Xymphora: Sgrena shuts up. Why? John Negroponte, hit man.
The Bush-lovin' Italian government wants (or here) Giuliana Sgrena to shut up about what happened to her in Iraq, and she has apparently taken the hint, and now claims that she does not believe the Americans were trying to kill her. I don't blame her for this, as we don't need this issue to blunt the effect of the reporting she will be doing regarding what took place in Falluja. We are able to draw our own conclusions on what happened to her:
Sgrena said: "A soldier opened the door on the right-hand side. When he saw us, I had the impression that he was upset. I seem to remember him saying, 'Oh shit!' And when more turned up in an armoured car, I had the sensation that they were unhappy about what had happened."
From that, we are to believe that the shooting was an accident. What if the soldier who opened the door said 'Oh shit!' when he realized they had shot the wrong person?
From the Associated Press (or here): "U.S. troops who mistakenly killed an Italian intelligence agent last week on the road to Baghdad's international airport were part of extra security provided by the U.S. Army to protect U.S. Ambassador John Negroponte, a U.S. official said Thursday.
Italian intelligence agent Nicola Calipari was killed Friday when U.S. troops opened fire on a car carrying him and Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena, who had just been freed from insurgents.
'The mobile patrol was there to enhance security because Ambassador Negroponte was expected through,' U.S. Embassy spokesman Robert Callahan said, confirming reports in Italian media. The newspaper La Repubblica reported Wednesday that the checkpoint had been 'set up to protect the passage of Ambassador Negroponte.'"
In case you're wondering what the American Ambassador to Iraq was doing driving around the dangerous roads of Baghdad when he could be flying, there is an attempt at a vague explanation: "Senior U.S. officials such as the ambassador, who is by far seen as the most important American in Iraq, normally travel by helicopter to avoid roadside bombs and insurgent attacks along the airport road, which are frequent. But U.S. officials in Iraq often vary travel routes and methods so as not to be predictable."
You'll note that the explanation makes no sense. Would you expose yourself to gunfire on the ground just to avoid being 'predictable'?
The Official Story has been elaborated to explain that Negroponte was traveling by road because a storm made flying impossible. If you believe that, you have to swallow the story about the supposed temporary checkpoint that fired on Sgrena's car. Negroponte was traveling to a dinner appointment at 7:30, so must have passed the area before 7:30. Sgrena's car was shot at 8:55. What was a 'temporary' checkpoint set up supposedly just to facilitate the passage of Negroponte's convoy doing still in place an hour and a half later? As an American embassy official explained: "A mobile one is one set up for a purpose and goes away."
Negroponte supposedly made the return trip by helicopter.
Based on evidence of where the ambush occurred, the fact the car appears to have been blocked by an American tank, and the precise bullet holes inconsistent with the massive amount of wild shooting that is claimed to have occurred, one can conclude that the attack on Sgrena's car was a professional hit.
An Italian general was the liaison with the American military. He informed them (or here) that an Italian national traveling with two officials would need access to the airport, but apparently did not know the purpose of the mission. Although he did not know the description of the car, the Americans had that description after it passed the first checkpoint. It is very implausible to think that the Americans weren't fully aware of what was going on.
Adding it all up, it appears that John Negroponte became aware that Giuliana Sgrena was leaving Iraq with dangerous information about what American forces had been up to in committing war crimes in Falluja. Negroponte's experience in Honduras gave him a certain expertise in covering up human rights violations, and he ordered his own personal bodyguard to assassinate Sgrena in a staged incident which was supposed to look like the usual problem at an American checkpoint in Iraq. The almost complete lack of damage to the car is inconsistent with the wild firing that is supposed to have happened, unless the Americans were intending to miss. The one shot that was supposed to count was the sniper shot to Sgrena, but that bullet was taken by Nicola Calipari. Had the shot hit Sgrena, we would never have heard about any of the details as the only witness who would have talked would be dead. It would simply be another unfortunate checkpoint incident, the Pentagon would have apologized, and all would soon be forgotten. No wonder the soldier said 'Oh shit!' To John Negroponte's many skills we can now add a new one: hit man.
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The American Taliban by kos Fri Mar 11th, 2005 at 09:13:07 PST
Once upon a time, it was easy for the American Right to smear its opponents on the left -- they could simply equate them with the nation's communist enemies. It didn't matter that the American "left" (Democrats) had more in common with the Right than international communism, the smear was useful.
Now, however, our international enemy -- Islamic radicalism -- is actually the polar opposite of what liberals stand for -- their actions on women rights are deplorable, they insist on theocracy, they loooveee torture and the death penalty, they demand to control the culture (TV, movies, music), they rail against rampant sexuality, they seek to spread their ideology via force, and they have a well-defined black-and-white sense of truth.
Political tags—such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth—are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire.
- Robert A Heinlein
The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule. - H.L. Mencken
CRIMES AND CORRUPTIONS OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER NEWS http://mparent7777.blog-city.com/ John Negroponte became aware that Giuliana Sgrena was leaving Iraq with dangerous information about what American forces had been up to in committing war crimes in Falluja.
We appeal to women and men of conscience worldwide, especially members of the medical, psychiatric and legal professions, on behalf of Ms. Tali Fahima, an Israeli peace activist whose conditions of imprisonment in prolonged isolation (since August 2004) threaten her long-term wellbeing.
A year after the beginning of the process, Atlanta´s Appeal Court has yet to rule on the case of five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters held in US prisons, lawyer of their relatives Nuris Piñero said in Havana today.
More than 6,000 women have been nominated in Cuba as candidates for the April 17 municipal legislative elections at constituency assemblies across the Island. Cubans keep turning out in huge numbers to these community open meetings.
In December I saw some Canadian jazz musicians in a Montreal dive called The Smoking Bear, but last night at the Gala Concert for 60 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Cuba and Canada, the bear jamming with the north country folks was renowned Cuban pianist Chucho Valdes.
Ted Gunderson, formerly the FBI Special Agent in Charge of the Los Angles office, and for more than 25 years a private investigator, appeared on the "Mysteries of the Mind" radio program March 8 where he confirmed that he has "a credible, reliable source" that says "Jeff Gannon" is indeed kidnapped paperboy Johnny Gosch.
In response to statements by General Aoun the secretary-general of the Afro-Asian People's Democratic Islamic Congress (APIC) His Excellency Muhammad A. Al Mahdi has called on the Lebanese people not to allow the region to lapse back into armed conflict and civil war.
The polish president Aleksander Kwasniewski is going to Moscow to the meeting with Putin and other canvassers. This meeting is planned on May, in the anniversary of the finish of II World War. He have decided to go there though there are some huge political and historical problems between Poland and Russia.
President John F. Kennedy assassination was paid for, and planned by racist NAZIs who resented his standing up for human rights in 1963.
"This Nation was founded by men of many nations and backgrounds. It was founded on the principle that all men are created equal, and that the rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Today we are committed to a worldwide struggle to promote and protect the rights of all who wish to be free."
The aim of this article is to analyse the propriety and desirability of expanding the scope of the traditional concept of statehood to private individuals in the changed environment of globalisation, privatisation and decentralization.
This re-issues, in four languages, an appeal that could make a real difference. We do not have much feedback from the ICC yet, as it treats all requests for investigations as confidential. But, the Athens Bar Association has submitted an indictment for British war crimes, to the ICC. It remains supine.
Concentration of wealth, marginality, poverty, hunger, repression ad other phenomena, which prevent the development of the peoples, are only a few of the numerous phenomena that afflict Latin Americans. In Colombia, these phenomena gave rise to revolutionary struggle. The conflict continues without hope for peace dialogues, because of the intransigence of Uribe’s administration, which seems to be more interested in war than peace.
Girls are fed-up with the sexism and impossible images of women they see in movies and TV, say the 16 girls ages 8-14 who edit New Moon: The Magazine For Girls And Their Dreams. Two of New Moon's girl editors are seeking girls’ opinions about movies and TV to take to the international Turn Beauty Inside Out (TBIO) Girls Leadership Conference, April 13 – 15, 2005, in Los Angeles.
* En el Editorial publicado en el # 41, febrero-marzo 2005, el colectivo responsable de esa publicación bimensual hace el recuento de lo que ha significado la tarea de una década por construir, mantener y consolidar tanto un periódico como una propuesta anarquista consecuente en Venezuela.
Without decline in consumption in rich countries environmental issues are hopeless & chances of social change are non-existent. Resource wars & imperialism will be only issues left - the challenges and time limits we face. Debate rages among Enviro/Narrow Left elite over the meaning of activism in USA-EU. The Death of Environmentalism & how to enhance their charade of fighting global warming is the agenda. 5 billion $$ in donations & the world hang in the balance. The ecological time bombs of trade (invasive species) and global warming are ticking away. The real issue of what a post-global warming world means to the 3 billion poor of the planet must become the focus of all activism and the goal of strategy.
"We are urging all of those who are part of the impeachment movement to participate and bring the message of impeachment with signs and banners to the hundreds of local demonstrations that will be taking place on March 19/20, the second anniversary of the beginning of the criminal war against Iraq."
Las farc hacen presencia en San José de apartadó y asesinan a quienes no los apoyan, esto lo sabe el sacerdote jesuita Javier Giraldo, del CINEP y también Gloria Cuartas, pero no hacen nada o simplemente le echan la culpa al Ejército. esto resulta más rentable en términos políticos.