Activists look for arrest of Bush, Cheney
By PAUL H. HEINTZ, Brattleboro Reformer
“Shall the Selectboard instruct the Town Attorney to draft indictments against President Bush and Vice President Cheney for crimes against our Constitution, and publish said indictment for consideration by other municipalities?” Daims’ proposed article reads.
“And shall […]
Over 1.3 million people, one in six New Yorkers, cannot afford enough food, with queues at soup kitchens getting longer, anti-poverty groups say.
The New York City Coalition Against Hunger says the number of people who use food pantries and soup kitchens in the city increased by 20% in 2007. … food distribution […]
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) director IA Rehman told the BBC that Pakistan was in danger of becoming a “Gestapo state” if such disappearances were to go unchecked.
Human rights workers in Pakistan have demanded the release of one of their leading workers who they say has been detained by government officials. […]
The Pashtun time bomb
The alarming growth of Al Qaeda and the Taliban in the Pashtun tribal region of northwest Pakistan and southern Afghanistan is usually attributed to the popularity of their messianic brand of Islam and to covert help from Pakistani intelligence agencies.
But another, more ominous reason also explains their […]
Truce Over, Pakistan Militants Kill 70
Guardian Unlimited, UK – From AP By RIAZ KHAN AP Writer PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) – Militants in northwest Pakistan disavowed a peace pact with the government and launched two days of suicide attacks and bombings that killed at least 70 people, dramatically escalating […]
Suicide bomber kills 18 Pakistani soldiers amid fears of holy war Globe and Mail, Canada – 50 minutes ago AP ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Islamic militants launched a deadly suicide attack, detonated a roadside bomb and fired rockets in Saturday as thousands of …
The attack in Waziristan, a Taliban stronghold where Washington says […]
Border anarchy Jerusalem Post, Israel – Among the more disconcerting anomalies in the judgmental pronouncements by purported human-rights advocates is their scathing criticism of Israel in recent …
‘Israel creating unnecessary drama’ Ynetnews, Israel – Sudanese minister promises his country ‘will find the way to deal with refugees’. Israel to […]
Al-Qaeda threatens war against Iran
Al Jazeera: MONDAY, JULY 09, 2007 7:13 MECCA TIME, 4:13 GMT
The leader of an al-Qaeda umbrella group in Iraq, who was thought to have been killed by US forces, has threatened to wage war against Iran unless it stops supporting Shias in Iraq within […]
Bush makes plea for patience on Iraq
Bush: Patience Is Key In Iraq Surge
Bush visit not for the public
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – The public is not invited to attend President Bush’s Fourth of July visit to Martinsburg, W.Va.
The president will focus on mingling with members […]
Op-Ed: Our Founding Fathers were Freedom Fighters …
My ancestors are traced back to the 1600’s, immigrating to this continent on boats from England and Ireland. Several of them fought in the American Revolution – I have documents and letters from one who was injured, became ill and had to return home to […]