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"Recent volatility in financial markets, emanating mostly from the U.S., may be with us for some time to come," Harper said.
Itâ€™s a scathing allegation which was first published by the London Times two weeks ago, and Edmondsâ€™ charge seems to be on the verge of vindication.
So far it has been high: the dismissal of the Supreme Court judges and their replacement by stooges; police brutality against a strong lawyers' movement protesting the military assault on the judiciary; and the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, who had returned to Pakistan as part of an ill-judged deal brokered by the Bush Administration and its British acolytes.
As a people, we tend to follow the natural order of things along the path of least resistance. By taking the easy way out, we give our blessing to the law of the jungle.
The Ohio Congressman says he is now "transitioning out of the presidential campaign" and into a tough Democratic primary race for reelection to his Cleveland-area U.S. House seat.
In a brazen show of courage, Congressman Kucinich took
to the House Floor yesterday and called Bush and Cheney the liars that they are.
"The President and Vice President lied and 4,000 of our soldiers died. The President and Vice President lied and a million innocent Iraqis died in a war that'll cost us two trillion dollars while people here in the states are losing their jobs, their health care, their homes, their dignity. Lies are weapons of mass destruction. Lies are also an impeachable offence. Monday, January 28th is the State of the Union. We already know the State of the Union, it's a lie."]
Hundreds of United States servicepeople have refused to participate in the US occupation of Iraq. Some of these war resisters, now â€œabsent without leave,â€ have gone to Canada, but Canada has not yet granted them asylum.
Of course, every reporter who's called me in the past few days wanted to know if I plan on giving an "anti-war" or "anti-Bush" speech, should "Sicko" win, as I did when we won the Oscar for "Bowling for Columbine" in 2003.
When the â€œ9-11 Truthâ€ community grew to the point that it could no longer be ignored, these same networks that had ignored the issue for so long began to attack individuals and groups of individuals who were seeking answers to the lingering questions which still remain about 9-11.