Video available on YouTube The Canadian Progressive recommends: Human Rights Watch: Challenges for Rights After Arab Spring Canada’s Human Rights Reputation is Fast Becoming a Myth Cornel West Is Upset Obama Was Sworn In On Martin Luther King’s Bible U.S. pressuring Bradley Manning to implicate Julian Assange (VIDEO) The YoungContinue reading
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The Canadian Progressive: Human Rights Watch: Challenges for Rights After Arab Spring
The willingness of new governments to respect rights will determine whether those uprisings give birth to genuine democracy or simply spawn authoritarianism in new forms.Continue reading
The Canadian Progressive: Cornel West Is Upset Obama Was Sworn In On Martin Luther King’s Bible
Dr. Cornel West, America’s most provocative public intellectual, progressive and champion for racial justice, explains why he’s upset that President Barack Obama was sworn in on Martin Luther King’s bible. He questions the first black president’s commitment to the values the slain anti-war civil rights leader stood for, including: peace, truth andContinue reading
The Canadian Progressive: REPUGNANT: Syrian rebel propaganda video stars children with AK47s
A recent report on the Syrian conflict by Human Rights Watch accused the Free Syria Army rebels of using children as young as 14 as child fighters. Now another rebel group, the Syria Justice and Freedom, recent posted a propaganda video YouTube featuring AK-47-totting children. If you think using a 14-year old as a fighter is disgusting, imagineContinue reading
Writings of J. Todd Ring: Go Back To Sleep America, At Your Own Peril
I never reprint other people’s writings, no matter how good – but I will make an exception for this. This article is a true must-read. Please, take the time to read it. Then act. Good morning America. It’s time for a new day. Kudos and warm thanks to Jill DaltonContinue reading
LeDaro: Archbishop Desmond Tutu : George Bush And Tony Blair Have Committed War Crimes
In a recent interview, Archbishop Desmond Tutu – a leading figure in the fight against apartheid in South Africa and a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize – stated that Tony Blair and George W. Bush should be charged with war crimes and tried at the Hague….Continue reading
the woodshed: Muppetry
I know this story is kind of old news by now, but I can ‘t help wondering whether Dick Cheney – who sees this in the mirror: ever actually had any intention at all of coming to Toronto. His last public appearance in Canada saw him get “trapped” in hisContinue reading
dickhead’s Scared of Canadians . . . .
Score one for Our Side! From today’s Seattle Times: Cheney deems Canada too dangerous for visit Toronto – Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney canceled a Canadian speaking appearance because of security concerns sparked by demonstrations during a visit he made to Vancouver last fall. Cheney was scheduled to talkContinue reading
the woodshed: War criminal feels the wrath of American military justice!
That will teach him a lesson! And let the dire fate of marine Staff Sgt. Frank G. Wuterich be an example to every other soldier on the battlefield that the rules of war and human decency must be obeyed.Well, mostly.Unless you get angry because one of your fellow soldiers isContinue reading
Montreal Simon: My Horrible Afternoon With Margaret Thatcher
Gawd. I made a terrible mistake today. I allowed my Dad to drag me off to see the Margaret Thatcher movie The Iron Lady. And all I can say is I’m glad he paid for the tickets, because it was absolutely hideous. Any reasonably aware audience will feel exhausted and discomfitedContinue reading
the woodshed: Headlines we wish we could use
The United States Marine Corps – America’s No. 1 fighting force (sorry, I couldn’t help it)Tweet The Rev. Paperboy FeedContinue reading
Montreal Simon: Bradley Manning and the Horror of Haditha
What perfect timing. Just as the U.S. ends its war in Iraq, not with a bang but a whimper. Bye bye Big Lie. Bye bye Shock and Awe. Bye bye mass murder. Bye bye Abu Ghraib. In a junkyard near Baghdad, somebody came across the true horror of Haditha. TheContinue reading
Driving The Porcelain Bus: Top 10 under-reported facts about a decade of war in Afghanistan
Top 10 under-reported facts about a decade of war in Afghanistan | rabble.caExcerpt regarding “Women’s Rights”The “women’s rights” rationale has been exposed as a cynical sham. I’m not sure who really takes this fraud seriously anymore, but it’s import…Continue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: I think less of you!
If you are a member of Le Bon Mot Book Club, I think less of you! Instead of scratching our heads wondering what kind of avaricious, bottom feeding, social pariah pays $500 to listen to Dick Cheney — an alleged war criminal — speak… *cough* I encourage Canadians to writeContinue reading
Driving The Porcelain Bus: How Israel takes its revenge on boys who throw stones
Let Freedom Rain: How Israel takes its revenge on boys who throw stonesA side of the story you won’t read in the Canadian media. Heartbreaking account of Israeli ‘torture’ of Palestinian kids. Stephen Harper must be so pleased.Continue reading
ParliamANT Hill: Ottawa names war crimes suspects in Cantada
Inspired by this story: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2011/07/21/pol-war-criminals-suspects-toews.htmland this too: http://www.cbc.ca/news/interactives/guergis-allegations/index.htmlContinue reading
They Call Me "Mr. Sinister": Can Someone Help Me Please?
I want know how to ask the International Criminal Court to investigate our handling of captured Afghan nationals. It is obvious that our government only means to kill any Canadian investigation of possible war crimes.Update: Note to Liberals and Bloc …Continue reading
Leftist Jab: Hack Pundit Of The Week: Michael Coren
Michael Coren is absolutely disgusted!He’s outraged that the arrest of Ratko Mladic is due to a sense of Western guilt to “show the Islamic world that they care for the safety and plight of the world’s Muslims.”Before I dissect the idiocy of Cor…Continue reading
Driving The Porcelain Bus: Did the Israeli army have the right to shoot?
Did the Israeli army have the right to shoot? – Features – Al Jazeera EnglishOn Sunday, Israel’s disputed northern frontier saw the first deadly clashes between civilians and the Israeli army since 1974. Hundreds of protesters from Syria and Lebanon m…Continue reading
thwap makes a good point
Again. But he tends to doing it.There have been serious war crimes allegations made during the Afghanistan war, which demand investigation, and if necessary, prosecution.Appointing an investigator with subpoena power is one of the very first acts Prime…Continue reading