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Tea Baggers in Wonderland; Do you see any Jackboots?

geezerpower April 10, 2010

Note the difference in the way these demonstrations are handled? We’re talking about total control here. The corporate government is not only controlling Fox News, it is even controlling the Tea Baggers. The police presence here is far from being intimidating. Indeed the sympathetic right wing politicians, who would have been decimated by the Bu$hco Neoconservatives in a similar situation, are encouraging it.

No Jackboots, no riot gear, no tear gas, no rubber bullets. What in the clear blue hell is going on with the Obama administration to allow the very thing that Bu$hco would have made invisible. If this protest had occured during the Bush/Cheney administration they would have had to protest in a fenced area that was blocks from the White House and face lines of Jackboots in riot gear.

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by Tom Turnipseed, CommonDreams.org, April 9, 2010

Afghan President Hamid Karzai, a former consultant for UNOCAL oil company was installed by the US as the President of Afghanistan after our invasion and occupation of that country. Now he complains that US and NATO troops are invaders of Afghanistan and this is drawing a furious reaction from the Obama administration and the mainstream media. His outburst deserves a closer look at what led up to this furor in Afghanistan as Karzai turns on his US puppeteer.

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The Times/UK, April 9, 2010

Tim Reid, Washigton

Two detainees are escorted to interrogation by U.S. military    guards at Camp X-Ray in the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base , Cuba

Andres Leighton/AP)

Two detainees are escorted to interrogation by US military guards at Guantánamo Bay

George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld covered up that hundreds of innocent men were sent to the Guantánamo Bay prison camp because they feared that releasing them would harm the push for war in Iraq and the broader War on Terror, according to a new document obtained by The Times.The accusations were made by Lawrence Wilkerson, a top aide to Colin Powell, the former Republican Secretary of State, in a signed declaration to support a lawsuit filed by a Guantánamo detainee. It is the first time that such allegations have been made by a senior member of the Bush Administration.

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